Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - September 2018

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In September of 2018, USGS scientists visited more than 20 coastal and offshore locations studying deep corals off the East Coast, sea turtle nests in Florida, seafloor earthquakes near Alaska, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

This article is part of the September 2018 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter

Map shows North America with dots on all coastal locations where we have done field work in September 2018

Approximate locations of some recent USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork. Dark blue areas outline the US Exclusive Economic Zone; purple areas show US Great Lakes waters.