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Live presentation about bathymetry for virtual Science Festival

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For the virtual 2020 St. Petersburg Science Festival, the USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center took students on a virtual adventure in the field. Our scientists climbed on board personal watercrafts (commonly called jet skis) to show students how we collect bathymetry data, which tells us the depth of the ocean floor. In this trip, our scientists ventured out into Tampa Bay near the new St. Petersburg Pier and mapped the depth of the channel leading into Bayboro Harbor.


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