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Date published: October 30, 2019

Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program Lidar Coordinator/National Geospatial Program Associate National Map Liaison invited as Keynote Speaker at the 1st Annual GeoFlo Summit 2019

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the CMHRP and the NGP Associate National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands, has been invited to be the Keynote Speaker for the first-ever GeoFlo Summit.

Date published: October 18, 2019

New video abstract highlighting published results on Florida Keys coral-reef erosion

A video abstract summarizing USGS work published in the journal Limnology and Oceanography was released on the journal’s YouTube channel. The work was completed by four scientists from St. Petersburg Coastal & Marine Science Center and collaborators from NOAA and the Florida Institute of Technology.

Date published: October 10, 2019

Microbial Inactivation and Nutrient Removal During Storage Phase of Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR)

Dr. John Lisle gave two oral presentations for the national AGWT conference: “Pathogen Inactivation Rates During Storage of Recharged Water in the Upper Floridan Aquifer” and “Progress on Research into Nutrient Reduction by Microbial Communities During ASR”

Date published: October 1, 2019

Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program (CMHRP) Lidar Coordinator/National Geospatial Program (NGP) Associate National Map Liaison presenting and moderating at the URISA GIS-Pro 2019 Conference

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the CMHRP and Associate National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands for the NGP, is presenting three sessions at the 57th Annual URISA GIS-Pro Conference.

Date published: September 30, 2019

Sound Waves Newsletter - August-September 2019

USGS leads study of microbiological communities associated with gas hydrate, presents coastal change forecast and pre- and post-storm photos of areas affected by Hurricane Dorian, provides foundation for emergency preparedness wherever and whenever disaster strikes, estimates trillions of cubic feet of natural gas hydrate in Alaska, and more in this August-September 2019 issue of Sound...

Date published: September 30, 2019

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - August-September 2019

This was a busy field season for USGS scientists! We visited numerous locations to collect seawater and sediment samples, and to map beaches, rivers, marshes, and offshore areas. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our scientists.

Date published: September 19, 2019

USGS scientists travel to the Rockaways in New York to conduct shoreface geophysical survey

A shoreface geophysical survey will take place from 23 September to 15 October 2019 along Rockaway Beach, NY. The Rockaways are comprised of National Park Service (NPS) lands, public beaches, and the private community of Breezy Point, all of which were impacted by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Date published: September 18, 2019

SPCMSC researcher invited to speak at Queen’s University Beaty Water Research Centre Seminar Series in Canada

SPCMSC researcher Davina Passeri presented her research on integrated modeling of coastal processes in a changing environment at the Queen’s University Beaty Water Research Centre Seminar Series in Kingston, Canada.

Date published: September 18, 2019

USGS Hazard Science – Understanding the Risks is Key to Preparedness

 Learn About USGS Hazards Science and More About National Preparedness Month:  The very nature of natural hazards means that they have the potential to impact a majority of Americans every year.  USGS science provides part of the foundation for emergency preparedness whenever and wherever disaster strikes.

Date published: September 11, 2019

USGS Research Microbiologist receives national service award

Christina Kellogg (Research Microbiologist, SPCMSC) was awarded the 2020 American Society for Microbiology’s Award for Service in recognition of outstanding contributions through service to the microbiological community.

Date published: September 11, 2019

Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program (CMHRP) Lidar Coordinator/National Geospatial Program (NGP) Associate National Map Liaison invited as Keynote Speaker at the 2019 Central Florida Geographic Information System (GIS) Workshop

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the CMHRP and Associate National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands for the NGP, has been invited by The Central Florida GIS Workshop, Inc. to be the Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Central Florida GIS Workshop. 

Date published: September 11, 2019

USGS Researchers will travel to Patchogue, NY, to meet with Superintendent and Staff at Fire Island National Seashore

SPCMSC Research Geologists Jennifer Miselis and Daniel Ciarletta and Research Oceanographers Timothy Nelson and Sara Zeigler will travel to the National Park Service (NPS) Fire Island National Seashore (FIIS) office in Patchogue, NY, to meet with the new Superintendent, Alexcy Romero, and his staff.