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Date published: December 30, 2016

USGS Participates in SACNAS National Conference

This year the annual conference was held in Long Beach, California, from October 13–15, 2016.

Date published: December 30, 2016

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - October-November 2016

USGS scientists visited more than 20 locations in October and November 2016, studying Hurricane Matthew effects, coral growth, earthquake history, and much more. Here’s a quick review of some coastal and offshore fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: December 30, 2016

Sound Waves Newsletter - October-December 2016

Before-and-after Hurricane Matthew coastal photos of the southeastern states, working with Indian government’s gas hydrates drilling expedition, using historical photos to measure coastal erosion, identifying stable areas of the seafloor for wind turbines, USGS participates in summertime Science Stroll event on Cape Cod, and more and this issue October-December 2016 issue of Sound Waves...

Date published: December 30, 2016

Before-and-After Photos: SE Beach Dunes Lost to Hurricane Matthew

These figures are derived from USGS experts' preliminary review of USGS low-altitude before-and-after images along the coast and NOAA photographs collected after the storm.

Date published: October 31, 2016

Before and After Photos: SE Beach Dunes Lost to Hurricane Matthew

New low-altitude aerial photos of Southeastern beaches taken before and after Hurricane Matthew passed offshore show a new storm-cut inlet, and roads, dunes and structures lost.

Date published: September 30, 2016

USGS Research Oceanographer Hosts Visiting Scholars to Collaborate on CFD Modeling of Sand and Oil Agglomerates

USGS oceanographer Soupy Dalyander hosts Master's researcher Melanie Schippers and her advisor from Deltares, Niels Jacobsen.

Date published: September 30, 2016

Sound Waves Newsletter - August-September 2016

USGS helps the Government of India discover large, highly enriched, producible accumulations of natural gas hydrate in the Bay of Bengal, USGS re-evaluates the causes and hazards of South Carolina earthquakes, and more in this August-September issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: September 30, 2016

Duke TIP Summer Programs Visit USGS

Students from the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP), a summer program for middle and high school students, visited the USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center.

Date published: June 1, 2016

This hurricane season, scientists bring wave action into the picture

New USGS models help predict storm effects on beaches

As the 2016 hurricane season opens, weather forecasters, emergency managers and coastal residents have access to tools developed by the U.S. Geological Survey that predict, more precisely than ever, where beach erosion and beachfront flooding will take place during hurricanes and other storms.

 

Date published: June 30, 2015

USGS Names New Director of St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Cheryl J. Hapke begins work this week as the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey’s St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center.