Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - January 2018

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Last month USGS scientists visited more than 15 coastal and offshore locations studying tsunami deposits, shoreline change, a giant coastal landslide, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

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

Map of North America shows dots in coastal and ocean locations where recent field work has been conducted.

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.

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