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USGS Deploying Storm-tide Sensors in Louisiana, Mississippi in Advance of Hurricane Ida

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

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Friday's Findings - July 23 2021

Supersized: Coastwide Scale Wetland Monitoring to Support Large Scale Restoration in America’s Delta

Date: July 23, 2021 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

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Wetland Word: Blue Carbon

Coastal ecosystems, like wetlands, may be smaller in size when compared to say, a forest, but they have the ability to sequester more carbon per unit...

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Wetland Science at WARC

This month we’re recognizing American Wetlands Month by sharing USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center (WARC) wetlands research along the Gulf of...

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Wetland Word: Sequestration

Scientifically speaking, sequestration refers to the capture and storage of an element, like carbon, in the environment.   

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Wetland Word: Hydrophyte

These water-dwelling plants are found in aquatic ecosystems, including wetlands.

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Wetland Word: Hydric Soil

Soil is more than just a substrate we walk on

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Regional Habitat Differences Identified for Threatened Piping Plovers on Atlantic Coast

Piping plovers, charismatic shorebirds that nest and feed on many Atlantic Coast beaches, rely on different kinds of coastal habitats in different...

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USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Database Releases 500+ Alert Risk Maps

The USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) database, housed at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, has released 506 Alert Risk Maps (ARMs)...

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Assessing Salt Marsh Vulnerability Nationwide

Salt marshes are among the most productive and valuable ecosystems in the world. The vegetation in these coastal systems acts as a buffer between land...

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