South Atlantic Water Science Center
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USGS news events for Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina
There is always something newsworthy happening at the South Atlantic Water Science Center. Read below about the latest studies that our scientists are involved, new advances in our fields of study, and topics that affect all of our lives.
Field work completed for powerful Hurricane Florence, while experts watch Isaac and Olivia
Editor's note: This story was originally published on Tuesday, Sept. 11 and was updated at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Florence, visit the USGS Hurricane Florence page at https://www.usgs.gov/florence.
New paper published presents a method that combines field and geospatial datasets to estimate the amount of sediment eroded from stream banks and deposited on floodplains.