Marine layer rolling in over the Santa Ynez mountains near Santa Barbara
Marine layer rolling in over the Santa Ynez mountains near Santa Barbara. En route to begin a seabird and marine mammal aerial survey off Central California.
The Seabird Studies Team at the USGS Western Ecological Research Center is conducting aerial photographic surveys of the ocean off central and southern California to create comprehensive maps of seabird and marine mammal distributions. Learn more here.