Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - March 2018

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USGS scientists visited more than 10 coastal and offshore locations studying California wildfire contaminated river sediments, the offshore part of the Montecito debris flow, seafloor mining sediment plumes, and much more. We also had several expeditions cancelled by severe storms in the Northeast. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

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

Map of North America with dots along coastal areas to show where we have completed field work in March 2018.

Approximate locations of some recent USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork in February and March of 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: March 30, 2018

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