US Geological Survey scientists collect data from Superstorm Sandy : News Photo

US Geological Survey scientists collect data from Superstorm Sandy

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COHASSET, MA - NOVEMBER 02: Hydrologic technician Roy Apostle with the US Geological Survey (USGS) uses a GPS to survey the location of a storm surge sensor to relate it to mean sea level Superstorm Sandy, on November 2, 2012 in Cohasset, Massachusetts. The USGS put about 31 storm surge sensors at locations from Georgia to Maine ahead of the hurricane to get data. The sensors recorded water levels every 30 seconds. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)
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COHASSET, MA - NOVEMBER 02: Hydrologic technician Roy Apostle with the US Geological Survey (USGS) uses a GPS to survey the location of a storm surge sensor to relate it to mean sea level Superstorm Sandy, on November 2, 2012 in Cohasset, Massachusetts. The USGS put about 31 storm surge sensors at locations from Georgia to Maine ahead of the hurricane to get data. The sensors recorded water levels every 30 seconds. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)
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