Sampling core fluid from sediment cores collected off southeast Alaska

Two women stand at plywood table on which rest three long plastic tubes full of dark seafloor sediment.

Detailed Description

Mary McGann (left, USGS) and Rachel Lauer (University of Calgary) sample pore fluids from sediment cores collected aboard the Canadian Coast Guard Ship John P. Tully along the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather fault offshore of southeast Alaska. Expedition scientists will use their findings to better understand the history of the fault and the hazards it poses to coastal communities in the U.S. and Canada.


Image Dimensions: 2448 x 3264

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Location Taken: Canadian Coast Guard Ship John P. Tully, Pacific Ocean offshore of southeast Alaska, AK, US