Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - June 2018

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USGS scientists visited 11 coastal and offshore locations while monitoring beaches, marshes, and offshore areas, and testing new equipment. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

This article is part of the June 2018 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter

Illustration of map of the United States has dots on it to show where recent fieldwork was completed.

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

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Date published: June 29, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - June 2018

USGS hurricane response in 2017 helps prepare for 2018 season, and USGS researchers are ready; a special, USGS-led tsunami hazards issue of the journal Marine Geology receives award as one of the top three most-cited issues in 2016 and 2017; a USGS researcher visits South Korea to share expertise on offshore mapping; and more in this June 2018 issue of Sound Waves.