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San Francisco Bay Shallow Water Strategic Placement Pilot Project

The USGS is providing support for an innovative project between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Coastal Conservancy, and Port of Redwood...

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New Video Offers Virtual Tour of the USGS Sediment Core Lab

USGS scientists collect core samples from estuaries, lakes, coasts, and marine environments to study a range of physical and chemical properties...

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USGS Continues Support to Ecuador on Catastrophic River Erosion Hazard

USGS scientists Dr. Amy East and Molly Wood traveled for the second time to Ecuador in January 2024 to advise the Ecuadorian government on a river...

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USGS scientists help lead development of crucial climate report

Meet the five USGS scientists who served as coordinating lead authors for the Fifth National Climate Assessment. 

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Cutting-Edge Storm Modeling System Forecasts Future Coastal Hazards in the Salish Sea

Three new studies from USGS and partners use an advanced coastal-storm modeling system to deliver fine-scale projections of wave behavior, flood...

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Web Portal Offers Access to National Marine Seismic Surveys

In a significant stride towards fostering scientific exploration and understanding of the ocean floor and below, the United States Geological Survey...

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Coastal Communities on U.S. East Coast Face Growing Subsidence-Related Hazards

New research sheds light on the heightened vulnerability of coastal communities along the U.S. East Coast to a range of hazards linked to land...

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Where Ice Gave Way to Fire: New Study Sheds Light on British Columbia's Deglacial Volcanoes

In a study conducted by the Geological Survey of Canada, USGS, and the University of Alberta, Edmonton, researchers analyzed seismic and sediment data...

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Photo Roundup: November-December 2023

A selection of coastal and ocean videos and photographs from across the USGS.

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News Briefs: November-December 2023

News Briefs - featuring coastal and ocean science from across the USGS.

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U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Recognizes Coral Reefs as National Infrastructure, Paving the Way for Critical Funding

On October 26, 2023, the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF) approved a resolution recognizing coral reefs of U.S. states and territories as national...

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