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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.

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BacteriALERT celebrates 20 years of monitoring the Chattahoochee River

BacteriALERT celebrates 20 years of monitoring the Chattahoochee River

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Southeast Region (SER) Science Workshop: Identifying Science to Meet Administration Priorities and the Needs of Our Stakeholders

The fourth annual SER Science Workshop, held virtually July 13-16, 2021, addressed four administration priorities – underserved communities, tribal...

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USGS Unveils Mobile Flood Tool for the Nation

The U.S. Geological Survey announced Friday the completion of a new mobile tool that provides real-time information on water levels, weather and flood...

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Hurricane Delta Flood Response

More than 7 inches of rain caused historic flooding in the Upper Chattahoochee Basin in Northeast Georgia.  In the metropolitan Atlanta area, 3-6...

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Coastal Change Happens! USGS Has Data and Tools to Help Coastal Communities Prepare

USGS Introduces a National Approach to Coastal Change Hazards (CCH) Science

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USGS Crews Work to Measure Record Flooding Caused By Sally

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during, and after Hurricane Sally, visit usgs.gov/sally.  

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Floodplain Ecosystem Service Mapper Released

The Floodplain Ecosystem Service Mapper is a web application that displays field site data and lidar-derived floodplain and stream channel geomorphic...

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USGS Field Crews Document Isaias' Effects Along Atlantic Coast

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during, and after Hurricane Isaias, visit the USGS Hurricane Isaias...

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USGS Works to Predict and Track Isaias' Effects

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during and after Tropical Storm Isaias, visit https://www.usgs.gov...

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USGS Deploying Sensors in Carolinas to Monitor Hurricane Isaias

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during, and after Hurricane Isaias, visit the USGS Hurricane Isaias...

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Contaminants in sediment affecting health of Southeast urban streams

Sediment contamination of freshwater streams in urban areas is a recognized and growing concern. As a part of a comprehensive regional stream‐quality...

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USGS Responds to Spring Flooding

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding across the country as spring weather is in full swing. Warming temperatures, increased...

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