USGS scientist collects samples in a New Jersey salt marsh

Scientist collects samples from a temporary wooden platform in a New Jersey salt marsh

Detailed Description

Caption: USGS scientist Zafer Defne measures water and sediment movement at Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey. Defne is co-author with USGS' Neil Ganju of a 2017 study on how to estimate coastal salt marshes' potential longevity, based on their sediment budgets and the ratio of open water to vegetation. Photo: Sandra Brosnahan, USGS

Details

Image Dimensions: 7360 x 4912

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Location Taken: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, NJ, US

Credits

Sandra Brosnahan, USGS