Sediment coring at Mullet Key, Florida along the Gulf of Mexico

Three scientists operate a vibracore - a metal cylinder that is pushed into the sediment on a barrier island

Detailed Description

Mendenhall postdoctoral fellow Daniel Ciarletta and geologists Julie Bernier and Nancy DeWitt of the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center operating a vibracore system on Mullet Key, a barrier island along the Gulf coast of Central Florida. The scientists are taking sediment samples to learn more about the long-term geological evolution of the island. 


Learn more about the Coastal Sediment Availability and Flux project.


Image Dimensions: 4000 x 3000

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Location Taken: FL, US