Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - February-March 2019

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USGS scientists visited several coastal and offshore locations, looking for polluted sediment in Washington, monitoring beach changes in California, studying dune restoration in New Jersey, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some recent fieldwork by our researchers.

This article is part of the February-March 2019 edition of the Sound Waves Newsletter

map with dots showing the location of field activities

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.)

Here’s a quick overview of some recent fieldwork by our researchers.

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

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