Scientists install a camera for aerial photographic surveys

Two people installing equipment through the door of a small airplane.

Detailed Description

Biological Technician Laura (Laney) White and Research Biologist, Josh Adams install a newly modified camera mount for in flight testing. This mount tilts forward and back to minimize glare and improve image quality.

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.

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Image Dimensions: 3491 x 4655

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Location Taken: US