GPS data collection along the Big Sur coast in 2007 (L), and 2015 (R)
Left: USGS research hydrologist Mark Reid (left) and USGS research geologist Kevin Schmidt collect GPS data along the Big Sur coast on September 19, 2007. Photo credit: Maiana Hanshaw, USGS (now with swisstopo).
Right: Kevin Schmidt collects GPS data near Harlan Rock on the Big Sur coast on March 19, 2015. Rain Rocks Rock Shed, near Pitkins Curve Bridge, can be seen down along Highway 1 close to the water. Photo credit: Mark Reid, USGS.