Next time you bite into a delicious filet of grilled salmon, thank your lucky stars that there are folks out there doing this riparian restoration work.
We thought we had the best job ever...nope. These guys do. At least we got to visualize ourselves out there on a boat and live vicariously through their incredible work while we mapped their data.
The beauty and the curse of digital map making: we were able to create this map while sitting in an office on the mainland watching it snow. We didn't even have to set foot on that tropical paradise of an island...someday maybe we'll go groundtruth it.