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Learn how the USGS is using video imagery to study the beach and nearshore environment in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.
Two video cameras are mounted on a bluff above Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet, MA. Every half hour, the video cameras collect imagery for 10 minutes. This is the “dark” image, the darkest pixel values throughout the video, useful for tracking sediment plumes, tracking floating debris, and filtering out breaking waves. View looks east. [Larger version]
The work is being conducted under National Park Service permits CACO-2019-SCI-0021 and CACO-2020-SCI-0021.