Post-Storm lidar topography at Pea Island, NC, from Aug. 28-29, 2011

In this elevation image, red colors indicate topographic highs, while blues indicate topographic lows.

Detailed Description

Post-storm lidar topography from August 28-29, 2011, for a portion of the Outer Banks in the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, NC, after Hurricane Irene. During the storm, surge and waves were funneled through the lower areas, carving two breaches. (The Atlantic Ocean is on the bottom right.)


Image Dimensions: 1000 x 634

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US