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NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Catalog of Images

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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Area on Washburn Island where sand was deposited adding 2-3 feet to beach after passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Storm surge washed over and deposited this sand at Tim's Pond. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Storm surge washed over and deposited this sand at Tim's Pond. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Storm surge deposited sand forming small headland in Tim's Pond. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Storm surge deposited sand forming small headland in Tim's Pond. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Logs uncovered under dune line by storm surge erosion. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Deposited sand on inland side of cut through Washburn Island. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Looking south through the cut on Washburn Island to the Atlantic Ocean. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Sand deposited on the west end of Washburn Island. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. New cut through Washburn Island with sand deposited to the right. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. New sand deposit already being undercut after three days. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. New sand deposit already being undercut after three days. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Vegetation burned by wind and salt. Following passage of Hurricane Bob on August 19.
Washburn Island, Massachusetts 1991 August 22
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Mast of a beached boat is visible on shore.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. No "Vehicles Allowed Sign" swept high into shore vegetation.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Debris and trash on the Flat Pond Trail.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Crane removing beached boats on Waquoit Bay.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Crane removing beached boats on Waquoit Bay.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Crane tracks on the beach and grass after removing beached boats.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Displaced boardwalk and salt-burned leaves at South Cape Beach.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Trail repair after hurricane passage.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Trail at South Cape Beach filled with marsh grass following passage of Hurricane Bob.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Trail covered with marsh grass debris and some plastic.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Pokeweed stripped of leaves following
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Walkway floated away and fences knocked down by storm surge from Hurricane Bob.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Storm surge broke through dune line and deposited new sand. Looking south towards Atlantic Ocean.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Looking north from the same vantage point as previous photo - nerr0475. Sand deposit continuing to inland side of island.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. South Cape Beach with a new shape following passage of Hurricane Bob.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Salt-burned foliage from wind-driven spray from Hurricane Bob.
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Girl Scout beach study measuring beach slope gradient.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Girl Scout beach study measuring beach slope gradient.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Girl Scout beach study measuring beach slope gradient.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Part of beach replenishment dredge pipeline observed during Girl Scout beach study.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Detached orifice of beach replenishment dredge pipeline observed during Girl Scout beach study.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Observing erosion of deposited sand during Girl Scout beach study.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Observing erosion of deposited sand during Girl Scout beach study.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Observing vegetation along beach during Girl Scout beach study.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Erosion encroaching into vegetation along beach observed during Girl Scout beach study.
1997 June
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Liatris borealis - New England blazing-star.
Nantucket Island, Massachusetts 1999 Summer
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Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Agalinis acuta - Sandplain Gerardia.
Massachusetts, Waquoit Bay 1999 Summer
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Chesapeake Bay - Virginia National Estuarine Research Reserve.
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Narrow channels, fringed by red mangrove, are connected to open waters along the Caribe Keys. These are nursery areas for invertebrates and fish that will later become part of the coral reef community.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Communities of oysters live on mangrove roots. They are harvested by local fishermen.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Submerged mangrove roots provide a stable substrate where many organisms can live.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The abundance of oysters on the mangrove roots is an indicator of the rich productivity of estuarine waters.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Upside-down jellyfish (Cassiopeia xamachana) is a common resident of soft sediments in shallow waters of the estuary.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Upside-down jellyfish (Cassiopeia xamachana) is a common resident of soft estuarine waters.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Different kinds of invertebrates, like this starfish, are commonly found in estuarine waters.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The presence of buttonwood mangrove contributes to the floral diversity in the upland area of the estuary.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Nesting of sea turtles may occur in sandy areas of the estuary.
Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay

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