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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs01503

Water level predictions and measurements from this new PORTS system were instrumental in navigating the USS NEW YORK safely under a bridge with only inches to spare. Air gap technology provided the needed information.

Image ID: cgs01503, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Louisiana, New Orleans
Photo Date: 2009
Credit: NOAA News 102209; NOAA Center for Operational Oceanographic Products

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