Measuring rock permeability along a fault

Geologist using instrument to test rock permeability

Detailed Description

Research Geologist Scott Minor testing rock permeability along the Santa Rosa Island fault in the Channel Island National Park, CA. Surface water, a limited resource, is partially controlled by contrasting permeabilities of rock juxtaposed by faulting. 

Details

Image Dimensions: 3024 x 4031

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Location Taken: Channel Island National Park, CA, US