Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - April 2017

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USGS scientists studied eight locations in California, Florida, Massachusetts, and Panama in the past month, investigating wetland changes after a winter storm, coral reefs, peat cores, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

This article is part of the April 2017 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.

Graphic map of US and Alaska, plus Pacific Islands and part of S. America. Land=green, water=blue: red dots=fieldwork locations

Approximate locations of some recent USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork in April of 2017. Dark blue areas outline the US Exclusive Economic Zone; purple areas show US Great Lakes waters. Map base:

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