News Briefs September 2018

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Coastal and marine news highlights from across the USGS

    This article is part of the September 2018 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.

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    Date published: September 27, 2018

    USGS surveys the southern Monterey Bay coast to study changing beaches

    From September 12–14, scientists from the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center used all-terrain vehicles and small watercraft to map the sand on beaches and under the water in southern Monterey Bay.

    Date published: September 21, 2018

    Congressman Jimmy Panetta visits USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

    On September 18, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (20th district, California) and staffer Emmanuel Garcia visited the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz.

    Date published: September 20, 2018

    Seismic Research Cruise Provides New Data on U.S. Atlantic Margin Gas Hydrates

    Data acquired by the U.S. Geological Survey on the U.S. Atlantic Margin in August 2018 reveal new information about the distribution of gas hydrates in the sector stretching from the upper continental slope to deep water areas offshore New Jersey to North Carolina.

    Date published: September 18, 2018

    USGS Keeps Vital Information Flowing in Carolina Flood Catastrophe

    To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after #Florence, visit the #USGS Hurricane Florence page at https://www.usgs.gov/florence

    Date published: September 16, 2018

    Hurricane Florence Water Footprint Data Visualization

    To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after #Florence, visit the #USGS Hurricane Florence page at https://www.usgs.gov/florence.

    Date published: September 15, 2018

    USGS deploying more gauges for Florence, preparing to measure flooding

    To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after #Florence, visit the #USGS Hurricane Florence page at https://www.usgs.gov/florence.

    Date published: September 12, 2018

    USGS Installing Rapid-Deployment Gauges in Virginia for Florence

    To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Florence, visit the USGS Hurricane Florence page at https://www.usgs.gov/florence.

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    Date published: September 11, 2018

    USGS Scientists Prepare for Storms in Three Seas

    Field work completed for powerful Hurricane Florence, while experts watch Isaac and Olivia

    Editor's note: This story was originally published on Tuesday, Sept. 11 and was updated at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

    To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Florence, visit the USGS Hurricane Florence page at https://www.usgs.gov/florence.

    Date published: September 11, 2018

    USGS: Florence Likely to Cause Short- and Long-Term Beach Erosion

    Initial effect will probably be erosion on 75 percent of North Carolina beaches, experts say.

     

    To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Florence, visit the USGS Hurricane Florence page at https://www.usgs.gov/florence.

    Date published: September 10, 2018

    USGS Installing About 160 Storm-Tide Sensors Along North and South Carolina Coasts Before Hurricane Florence Arrives

    Reporters: Do you want to accompany a USGS crew as they work in the field to install storm-tide sensors before Hurricane Florence’s arrival?

    If so, please contact John Shelton for NC and SC at 803-750-6112 or jmshelto@usgs.gov

    Attribution: Water Resources
    Date published: September 7, 2018

    USGS-NOAA cruise maps Cascadia subduction zone to assess earthquake hazards

    From July 31 to August 23, a joint USGS-NOAA cruise mapped seafloor depths, texture, and gas seeps in the Cascadia subduction zone offshore of Washington, Oregon, and northern California.

    Date published: September 1, 2018

    USGS provides critical science to support California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment

    Scientists from the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center lead a suite of research projects that provided foundational science to California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment, released August 27.