Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - December 2018-January 2019

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Recently USGS scientists visited 10 coastal and offshore locations, studying tsunami and hurricane deposits in Hawai‘i, monitoring Cape Cod estuary health, testing technology in Tampa Bay, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

This article is part of the December 2018-January 2019 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.  

Map with green land, blue water, and red dots showing locations of recent fieldwork

Approximate locations of some recent USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork. Dark blue areas outline the US Exclusive Economic Zone; purple areas show US Great Lakes waters. (Public domain.)

For a complete list of USGS Coastal/Marine Hazards and Resources Program fieldwork, see: https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/data_search.php.