USGS scientist and Shinnecock Nation member sediment sampling

2 women kneeling in seawater on the Shinnecock Lands on Long Island

Detailed Description

USGS hydrologist Kaitlyn Colella and a Shinnecock Nation member work together gathering oyster and bed sediment samples.  Contaminants released and or mobilized as a result of Hurricane Sandy may be retained in bed sediments in aquatic environments and may be accumulating in exposed organisms, especially at low trophic levels (for example, oysters).

Details

Image Dimensions: 2592 x 1944

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Location Taken: Long Island, NY, US