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Date published: January 28, 2021

USGS staff from across the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program will present at the virtual Coastal GeoTools conference

Six representatives from the USGS Coastal and Marine Science Centers will present at the upcoming virtual Coastal GeoTools conference February 8–11.

Date published: January 28, 2021

SPCMSC Research Scientists will virtually present USGS research at Cape Cod National Seashore Shark Research Meeting

On January 28, 2021, SPCMSC Research Geologist Jennifer Miselis and CNSS Scientist Tim Nelson will virtually present USGS research on the nearshore morphologic evolution of Outer Cape Cod, MA to members of the National Park Service at Cape Cod National Seashore and other local academic and industry partners.

Date published: January 14, 2021

CMHRP Lidar Coordinator/National Geospatial Program Associate National Map Liaison invited as Keynote speaker for the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors 2021 Winter Meeting

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program (CMHRP) and Associate National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands for the National Geospatial Program, has been invited by MAPPS to provide the Keynote during their 2021 Winter Meeting.

Date published: December 17, 2020

SPCMSC Research Oceanographer, Meg Palmsten, and SPCMSC Oceanographer, Kara Doran, interviewed for a documentary film

On December 11, Meg Palmsten and Kara Doran were interviewed in person at Madeira Beach and Fort Desoto Park in Pinellas County, Florida, following USGS COVID-19 protocols. Filmmaker Dave Santillo from TerraTrek focused the interview on coastal change hazards and storm impacts research that the USGS and St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center has been leading.

Date published: December 3, 2020

SPCMSC Research Oceanographer wins Project-of-the-Year for Munitions Response from the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program

SPCMSC Research Oceanographer Meg Palmsten was awarded the project-of-the-year for Munitions Response from the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) at the 2020 SERDP Symposium, held virtually on November 30, 2020. 

November 30, 2020

Sound Waves Newsletter - October-November 2020

We learn about mapping the Alaska coastline, meet some of our women scientists, and learn how we are connecting with students in a virtual world in this October-November 2020 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: November 30, 2020

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - October-November 2020

Learn more about the recent field activities completed by scientists in the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program at the USGS, and explore the Science Projects that guide this fieldwork.

Date published: November 30, 2020

A Virtual Celebration of Science

What better way to celebrate the wonders of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) than hosting a virtual Science Festival?

Date published: November 30, 2020

Why the Ocean?

USGS scientists share brief thoughts about why they have focused their careers on studying our oceans and coasts. Here’s why they study the ocean:

Date published: November 30, 2020

Coastal Change Mapping and Research in Alaska

USGS studies coastal change along Alaska’s 66,000 miles of complex coastline - which stands as a tremendous resource to the Nation.

Date published: November 23, 2020

SPCMSC Research Oceanographer Participates in University of South Florida Initiative on Coastal Adaptation and Resilience (iCAR) Panel Discussion

On November 12, 2020, SPCMSC Research Oceanographer Meg Palmsten served as a panelist in the session titled  “Technology-enhanced Community Engagement and Data Viewing Tools & Strategies.”