Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - July 2018

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USGS scientists visited more than a dozen coastal and offshore locations studying Arctic bluffs in Alaska, wetland sediments on Long Island, coral reefs in Florida and Hawai‘i, and collecting sediment samples in the Gulf of Mexico. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

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

Map of North America with the United States highlighted and dots to show locations where fieldwork was completed.

Approximate locations of some USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork in July 2018. Dark blue areas outline the US Exclusive Economic Zone; purple areas show US Great Lakes waters. Map base: https://coastalmap.marine.usgs.gov.

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Date published: July 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - July 2018

Imaging a fault to learn more about tectonic plate motion and improve understanding of hazards, two researchers from the USGS in Santa Cruz, California win the USGS Excellence in Leadership Award, Fulbright Scholar joins geohazards project at the USGS in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and more in this July 2018 issue of Sound Waves.