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Date published: September 6, 2018

Big Bend Coastal Mapping Prioritization Workshop in Cedar Key, Florida

The USGS, FWRI, and FIO, as part of the Florida Coastal Mapping Program (FCMaP), are leading a coastal and seafloor mapping prioritization workshop on Sept. 7, 2018, with stakeholders from 20 different Federal, State, County, and academic entities. The group will utilize a new tool developed by NOAA and FWRI to indicate which areas of the seabed, from the shore to the shelf edge, are most...

Date published: September 4, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - September 2018

In September of 2018, USGS scientists visited more than 20 coastal and offshore locations studying deep corals off the East Coast, sea turtle nests in Florida, seafloor earthquakes near Alaska, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: September 4, 2018

Storm surge and waves from Tropical Storm Gordon will impact Gulf Coast beaches

The USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards storm team is predicting coastal change impacts due to the potential for high waves and elevated water levels along the Gulf Coast from Louisiana through the Florida Panhandle.

Date published: August 31, 2018

USGS scientists travel to Seven Mile Island in New Jersey to conduct nearshore geophysical survey

USGS SPCMSC personnel Jennifer Miselis (Research Geologist), Julie Bernier (Geologist), Nancy DeWitt (Geologist), Andy Farmer (CNT), Jake Fredericks (Hydrographic Technician), Kyle Kelso (Marine Operations Manager), BJ Reynolds (Engineering Technician), Chelsea Stalk (CNT), and Hunter Wilcox (CNT) will travel to southern New Jersey to conduct a nearshore geophysical survey.

Date published: August 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - August 2018

Estuarine sediment needs thwarted by invasive plants, raising awareness in schools about natural hazards, new geographer/marine ecologist at USGS in Santa Cruz, new report on how the bend in a fault helped shape the Big Sur coast, and more in this August 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: August 31, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - August 2018

USGS scientists visited seven coastal and offshore locations studying methane seeps in the North Sea, coral reefs in American Samoa, marshes in Massachusetts, and more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: July 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - July 2018

Imaging a fault to learn more about tectonic plate motion and improve understanding of hazards, two researchers from the USGS in Santa Cruz, California win the USGS Excellence in Leadership Award, Fulbright Scholar joins geohazards project at the USGS in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and more in this July 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: July 31, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - July 2018

USGS scientists visited more than a dozen coastal and offshore locations studying Arctic bluffs in Alaska, wetland sediments on Long Island, coral reefs in Florida and Hawai‘i, and collecting sediment samples in the Gulf of Mexico. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: July 17, 2018

USGS scientists successfully acquire repeat geophysical data at Fire Island National Seashore

The objective of the field effort was to remeasure seafloor elevations and sub-seafloor geology in areas that were surveyed in 2014 in order to quantify change in shoreface sediment availability and flux, some of the first data of its kind.

Date published: July 17, 2018

USGS scientists host National Science Foundation undergraduate students from Mote Marine Laboratory

Several undergraduate students who were awarded internships at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida, will visit the Saint Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center.