Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - March 2017

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USGS scientists visited five states and the British Virgin Islands in the past month, studying tsunami deposits, eelgrass habitat, storm damage, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some coastal and offshore fieldwork by our researchers.

This article is part of the March 2017 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.

Graphic map of US, Pacific islands, and part of S. America showing locations of fieldwork with red dots. Green=land; blue=water.

Approximate locations of some recent USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork. Map base: https://coastalmap.marine.usgs.gov.