Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - May 2017

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USGS scientists visited more than 13 locations in the last month, studying methane seeps, mapping beaches with drones, collecting seafloor samples, and much more. 

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

Graphic map of US and Alaska, plus Pacific Islands and part of S. America. Land=green, water=blue: red dots=fieldwork locations

Approximate locations of some recent USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork in May, 2017. Dark blue areas outline the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone; purple areas show U.S. Great Lakes waters. Map base: