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Coastal Resilience Project with USGS, Partners Receives Nearly $1 Million in Funds From NOAA

Rising sea levels, increasingly frequent and severe flooding, and coastal erosion are just a few of the climate-fueled threats to coastal...

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Mass Wasting on the Cascadia Subduction Zone

Earthquakes can trigger gravity-driven debris flows, known as mass wasting events. When these occur underwater, debris surges downslope in a sediment...

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How USGS Coral Research in Puerto Rico Captured Rare Oceanographic Data from Hurricane Maria

A team of USGS researchers and partners in Puerto Rico studying corals in 2017 wasn’t intending to gain unique insight into the interaction between...

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Storlazzi recognized for contributions to U.S. coral reef conservation

USGS Research Geologist Dr. Curt Storlazzi was honored by the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force with a Scientific Achievement Award, presented by Department...

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EXPRESS 2022 Expedition: NOAA Fisheries Expertise

NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of the nation's ocean resources and their habitat. The agency provides vital services for the nation...

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EXPRESS 2022 Expedition: USGS Expertise

Researchers from USGS, NOAA, MBARI and BOEM are participating in a 10-day research expedition to assess benthic habitats and associated biota on the U...

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Joint Expedition Explores West Coast Wind Sites for Deep-Sea Corals, Sponges, and Fish

Scientists from NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Geological Survey have embarked on an expedition to explore deep-sea sites being considered for...

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Coastal and Marine Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research Opportunities

The U.S. Geological Survey Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program is seeking candidates for eight Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research...

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Keys to Collaboration - Research Teams Work Together to Study Reef Erosion in the Florida Keys

Two teams from the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (SPCMSC) traveled to the Florida Keys this summer, collaborating to better...

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Photo Roundup - July-August 2022

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

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Assembling a seismic history of the southern San Andreas Fault Zone beneath Salton Sea

The San Andreas Fault stretches for 750 miles along much of the length of California, traveling belowground from the Bay Area south to the Salton Sea...

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