A window of opportunity for coastal resilience
How coral restoration could help mitigate the effects of sea-level rise
USGS and international team identify the pathogen responsible for killing long-spined sea urchins (Diadema antillarum) across the Caribbean
A disease has emerged in recent months, and its identity has been revealed by USGS and partners.
Happy Earth Day!
See how we help our Nation "Invest in Our Planet" in this special issue of the Sound Waves Newsletter
Booklet from SPCMSC wins two national awards!
This product won a Blue Pencil Award and a USGS Shoemaker Award for 2022
Discover Coastal and Marine Science of the USGS St. Petersburg
A new interactive geonarrative will take you on a guided journey to explore the research, capabilities, and history of the center
Total Water Level and Coastal Change Forecasts
Explore modeled predictions of water levels and coastal change along 3,000 miles of U.S. sandy beaches
Experience a research cruise through the eyes of our Climate Research and Development Program Coordinator
Dive into what it is like aboard a scientific research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico with Dr. Ariana Sutton-Grier.
Bilingual webpages highlight USGS natural hazards science in Puerto Rico
Páginas bilingües resaltan la ciencia de peligros naturales del USGS en Puerto Rico
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Research programs have a primary focus of investigating processes related to coastal and marine environments and societal implications related to natural hazards, resource sustainability, and environmental change.
Read about our science projects, find out where we are working, and why it matters.
Peer-reviewed research results and conclusions, authored by Center scientists.