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.