Kite-Balloon and Blue Sky

Photograph of USGS staff flying kite-balloons on the beach

Detailed Description

Scientists from the USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center using a helium powered kite-balloon at Head of the Meadow Beach and Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts. A camera is attached to the kite and taken up and down the beach to take a bunch of pictures used to create a digital elevation model with structure-from-motion techniques.

Details

Image Dimensions: 712 x 833

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Location Taken: US