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: Hydrologist Andy Waite (l.) and 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 after Superstorm Sandy, on November 2, 2012 in Cohasset, Massachusetts. They are collecting the sensors to record data from the storm. 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: Hydrologist Andy Waite (l.) and 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 after Superstorm Sandy, on November 2, 2012 in Cohasset, Massachusetts. They are collecting the sensors to record data from the storm. 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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