Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - January-February 2017

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USGS scientists visited more than a dozen locations in the last few months, studying beach changes after winter storms, DNA in marshes, plankton flux, and much more. Here is a quick overview of some coastal and offshore fieldwork by our researchers.

This article is part of the January-February  2017 issue of Sound Waves.

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

Approximate locations of some recent USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork. (Public domain.)

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