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Coastal Change Hazards Team Forecasted Hurricane Sally Beach Impacts

As Hurricane Sally approached the US Gulf Coast, the USGS Coastal Change Hazards team produced a series of forecasts for impacts on the beach...

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Expansion of USGS/NOAA Total Water Level and Coastal Change (TWL&CC) Forecasts

On Aug 28, 2020, the Director of the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) approved the extension of the USGS/NOAA Total Water...

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Coastal Change Hazards Team Forecasted Hurricane Laura Beach Impacts

As Hurricane Laura approached the US Gulf Coast, the USGS Coastal Change Hazards team produced a series of forecasts for impacts on the beach...

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Coastal Change Hazards Team Releases New Software Tool for Delineating Coastal Cliff Features

SPCMSC Physical Scientist Alexander Seymour and co-authors Cheryl Hapke (University of South Florida College of Marine Science) and Jonathan Warrick...

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USGS: Laura to Strongly Affect Louisiana Beaches, Barrier Islands

Some erosion likely for nearly one-half of sandy shorelines from East Texas to Alabama

Editor's Note: This updated story reflects today's coastal...

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USGS: Laura to strongly affect Texas, Louisiana beaches and barrier islands

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

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USGS predicts Gulf beach erosion from Marco, gets set to measure storm effects

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

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First study to assess mangrove-coral habitat in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary published

The results of the study titled “Identifying Mangrove-Coral Habitats in the Florida Keys” will be published in the open-access journal PeerJ.

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Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program Lidar Coordinator/National Geospatial Program Associate National Map Liaison elected to serve on 2020-2023 URISA Board of Directors

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program and Associate National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico...

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Remote Sensing Coastal Change Project Collects Aerial Imagery Observations of Hurricane Isaias Impacts

In order to assess the degree of coastal impacts due to Hurricane Isaias along the northern Outer Banks in North Carolina, the USGS Remote Sensing...

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Coastal Change Hazards Team Forecasted Hurricane Isaias Beach Impacts

As Hurricane Isaias approached the U.S. east coast, the USGS Coastal Change Hazards team produced a series of forecasts for impacts on the beach...

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USGS Produced Coastal Change Forecasts for Hurricane Hanna

Hurricane Hanna caused high waves and storm surge along the beaches of South Texas and made landfall at Padre Island, Texas at approximately 5pm CDT...

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