Shawn Harrison stands near the Barter Island coastal bluff camera station. [Larger version]
For a short study period, two video cameras overlooked the coast from atop the coastal bluff of Barter Island in northern Alaska. The purpose was to observe and quantify coastal processes such as wave run-up, development of rip channels, bluff erosion, and movement of sandbars and ice floes.
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Camera set-up on the Barter Island coast, in summer of 2018. Photo by Shawn Harrison, USGS. [Larger version]
View of the highly erosive coastal bluff from water level, on Barter Island. Photo by Shawn Harrison, USGS. [Larger version]
Above, USGS scientists Cordell Johnson and Li Erikson on the bluff. Photo by Shawn Harrison, USGS. [Larger version]
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