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1997-98 El Niño Coastal Monitoring Program


Boardwalk, Santa Cruz

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October 9, 1997Boardwalk-10-9

Typical "summer" beach at the Boardwalk, Santa Cruz. The mouth of the San Lorenzo River (foreground) is blocked by natural beach accretion forming a large pond.

February 8, 1998Boardwalk-2/8

"El Niño winter" beach at the Boardwalk. Floods on the San Lorenzo River (foreground) have completely removed summer beach deposits at the rivermouth.

 

Click on a beach name to see a series of photographs taken from October '97 - February '98

Location Map
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The Boardwalk,
Santa Cruz

Capitola Beach,
Capitola

Cowells Beach,
Santa Cruz

Its Beach,
Santa Cruz

Main Beach,
Santa Cruz

Seabright Beach,
Santa Cruz

Seacliff Beach,
Santa Cruz

Esplanade Drive,
Pacifica

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