Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - June-July 2017

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USGS scientists visited more than 26 locations in the last two months, studying the ocean floor near landslides, collecting coral cores to study land-use changes, comparing airplanes and drones for mapping, and much more.

This article is part of the June-July 2017 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.

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

    Map showing locations of recent fieldwork trips: green=land, blue=EEZ, purple=Great Lakes, red dots=fieldwork locations

    Approximate locations of some USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork in June-July 2017. 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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    Sound Waves Newsletter - June-July 2017

    New coastal flooding study released in Scientific Reports, members and staff of the Massachusetts State Senate visited the USGS WHCMSC, Richard Signell and Cassandra Ladino honored with the 2017 CDI Leadership and Innovation Award, new data obtained from the inner continental shelf off the Delmarva Peninsula, and more in this June-July 2017 issue of Sound Waves.