Gathering topographic data to map a changing beach

Scientist walking along beach wearing a bulky backpack with an antenna. Several pelicans sitting on the beach.

Detailed Description

USGS scientist, Alex Snyder gathers topographic data by walking beach transects northwest of Moss Landing, California to help researchers understand how Monterey Bay will respond to changing environmental conditions. 


Image Dimensions: 554 x 314

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