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Coastal and marine news from across the USGS
Showcasing USGS Science at the 2023 St. Petersburg Science Festival
SPCMSC participated in the festival in-person for the first time in 5 years!
Discover Coastal and Marine Science of the USGS St. Petersburg
A new interactive geonarrative will take you on a guided journey to explore the research, capabilities, and history of the center
Get to know the science of the USGS St. Petersburg
New booklet provides a glimpse into the research conducted at the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Total Water Level and Coastal Change Forecasts
Explore modeled predictions of water levels and coastal change along 3,000 miles of U.S. sandy beaches
Experience a research cruise through the eyes of our Climate Research and Development Program Coordinator
Dive into what it is like aboard a scientific research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico with Dr. Ariana Sutton-Grier.
Bilingual webpages highlight USGS natural hazards science in Puerto Rico
Páginas bilingües resaltan la ciencia de peligros naturales del USGS en Puerto Rico
Featured Video: Puerto Rico Coastal Hazards
This information can help residents of Puerto Rico be more prepared for, and resilient to, natural hazards. | Esta información puede ayudar a los residentes de Puerto Rico a estar más preparados y resilientes a los peligros naturales.
Can coral restoration reverse long-term declines in coral reef growth?
New USGS-led research shows restoration could bring reef growth back to historic levels
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Research programs have a primary focus of investigating processes related to coastal and marine environments and societal implications related to natural hazards, resource sustainability, and environmental change.
Read about our science projects, find out where we are working, and why it matters.
Peer-reviewed research results and conclusions, authored by Center scientists.