COSEE Ocean Systems: News
To Catch a Hurricane
Description: As Hurricane Irene approached Cape Cod in August 2011, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution wanted to record how sand and sediment is transported during storms. They made devices using ladies' nylon stockings. The makeshift sand-catchers were installed on signs and telephone poles along the barrier beach on Surf Drive in Woods Hole. [Source: Oceanus - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute]
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Source: Oceanus - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Publish Date: 3/15/2012
Reading Level: Basic
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