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Two SPCMSC field crews visit Looe Key Reef this week to measure seafloor elevation and bioerosion

USGS teams are working together to study the state of coral reefs in the Florida Keys – combining data and knowledge on seafloor elevation change...

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USGS Coral Reef Science Being Represented on an International Stage

Scientists from both the Pacific (PCMSC) and St. Petersburg (SPCMSC) Coastal and Marine Science Centers are traveling to Bremen, Germany, for the 15th...

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Photo Roundup - April-June 2022

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

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Explore Deep-sea Data Along the Pacific Coast with EXPRESS Data Viewer

As part of National Ocean Month, USGS has launched a new web application that allows users and the public to explore a trove of geohazard, ecosystem...

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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Ocean

For ocean month, let’s explore some fun facts you might not know about the ocean!

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Changes to the Coastline Can Affect Where, and How Severely, Flooding Occurs

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Deep Dive: Whence Comes the Name “Escanaba”?

As the Escanaba Trough expedition wraps up, one somewhat prosaic mystery still lingers: Why do we call this seafloor spreading center Escanaba Trough...

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Escanaba Trough Expedition: Updates From Sea

Sediment, corals, and crustaceans, oh, my! Learn how scientists and crew prepare for a three-week research cruise at sea. Get submersed and take a...

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Deep Dive: Critical Mineral Resources in Escanaba Trough

One primary area of interest for researchers on the Escanaba Trough expedition is to expand knowledge of the mineral resources found at seafloor...

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Escanaba Trough Expedition: Introduction Video

Embarking on a three-week deep-sea research expedition requires a lot of preparation. For this expedition to Escanaba Trough, U.S. Geological Survey...

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USGS Coastal Change Hazards team presented at the Department of the Interior (DOI) Office of Policy Analysis Seminar

A group of researchers from across the USGS Coastal Change Hazards community presented on, “Providing Data and Tools for Resilient Coastal Resources...

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