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1997-98 El Niño Coastal Monitoring Program


Cowells Beach, Santa Cruz, October 9, 1998

"Summer" condition Cowells Beach at the west end of the Santa Cruz wharf.

Cowells-10-9


Cowells Beach, Santa Cruz, February 6, 1998

"El Niño" Cowells Beach. Driftwood, brought to the coast by the nearby San Lorenzo River, litters the upper beach.

El Niño Cowells-2-6

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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