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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Mapping Systems

Shoreline Mapping: Littoral Mapping

A variety of mapping platforms survey within the dynamic and hostile nearshore environment, providing key information for understanding coastal processes and for creating seamless coastal geologic maps.

jetski operations
Personal water craft operations mapping the dynamic surfzone
map showing gridded topography
Example of topographic map of beach produced from data collected with PWCi and ATV
mapping lower beach with ATV
All-terrain survey vehicle mapping the lower beach


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