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Map of coastal area within the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation
December 31, 2015

North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative region

Coastal area within the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative region for which predictions have been generated.

Map of the south Atlantic coast
December 31, 2015

South Atlantic Coast

Vector Shorelines and Associated Shoreline Change Data for the Southeast Atlantic Coast

Conceptual diagram showing the structure of the Bayesian network used to assess potential sea-level rise impacts
December 31, 2015

Conceptual diagram used to assess potential sea-level rise impacts

Conceptual diagram showing the structure of the Bayesian network used to assess potential sea-level rise impacts on the coastal landscape. Here sea-level projections (SL) and vertical land movement (VLM) are driving forces (green boxes), elevation (E) and land cover (LC) are boundary conditions (red boxes), and adjusted elevation (AE) and coastal response type (CR) (blue

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USGS personnel collecting samples in Barnegat Bay, NJ
December 31, 2015

Collecting Samples in Barnegat Bay

Box-cores provide a relatively undistributed look into the recent past to help better understand the processes contributing to sediment deposition and erosion.

. Problem statement, objectives, and alternative actions defined by DOI collaborators using structured decision making framework
December 31, 2015

Decision Making Framework

Problem statement, objectives, and alternative actions defined by Department of Interior  collaborators using structured decision making framework

USGS personnel collecting sediments
December 31, 2015

Barnegat Bay, NJ Surface Sediments

Surface sediments will be analyzed for various physical parameters that will be used as initial conditions in hydrodynamic and sediment transport models.

 

A man stands near a lab counter holding a syringe which he is using to dispense a sample onto a circle of paper.
December 31, 2015

Measuring index properties on sediment samples

Junbong Jang of the USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center measures index properties on sediment collected during the Indian Government’s National Gas Hydrates Program (NGHP-02) drilling expedition offshore from eastern India in the summer of 2015.

Chincoteague Bay, MD
December 31, 2015

Storm erosion at Chincoteague Bay, MD

Storm induced erosion of marsh shorelines can provide significant quantities of sediment to the bay altering the deposition patterns.

 

USGS staff diving in Chincoteague Bay, MD
December 31, 2015

Measuring seagrass!

Measuring seagrass biomass in Chincoteague Bay, Maryland to constrain numerical models.