Pelican and Fire Islands before and after Superstorm Sandy

Computer graphics showing land elevations on an island, one before a big storm and one after.

Detailed Description

Pre-Superstorm Sandy and post-Superstorm Sandy elevation maps of Pelican Island and Fire Island, New York. The island breached during Sandy, creating a new inlet, eroding the beach and cutting through 4-meter-high dunes.


Image Dimensions: 998 x 1015

Location Taken: NY, US