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 Three-dimensional model of Chimney Bluffs, New York along Lake Ontario
December 31, 2018

Three-dimensional model of Chimney Bluffs, New York along Lake Ontari

Three-dimensional model of Chimney Bluffs, New York along Lake Ontario created from low-altitude digital images collected from an unmanned aerial system (UAS).

Displaying fixed bin options for rates of change
December 31, 2018

Displaying fixed bin options for rates of change

Displaying fixed bin options (left) for rates of change for an example dataset (LRR, EPR, WLR), and scaled to data (right) (NSM).

Data visualization with scaled options applied
December 31, 2018

Data visualization with scaled options applied

Data visualization with (A) fixed and (B) scaled options applied. Examples of NSM and SCE are also displayed (C and D respectively). The data itself has not changed – only the scaling and statistic selected through the DSAS Data Visualization tool.

Congressional visitors receive briefings at Pacific Coastal and Marine Center in 2018
December 31, 2018

Congressional visitors receive briefings at Pacific Coastal and Marine

On September 18, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (20th district, California) and staffer Emmanuel Garcia visited the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz.

Example of a section of DSAS summary report highlighting the use of DSAS_group to organize output statistics.
December 31, 2018

DSAS Summary Report

 Example of a section of DSAS summary report highlighting the use of DSAS_group to organize output statistics.

Coastal wetland ecosystems in Jamaica Bay, New York,
December 31, 2018

Coastal wetland ecosystems in Jamaica Bay, New York,

Coastal wetland ecosystems in Jamaica Bay, New York, provide important ecosystem services along the highly urbanized Atlantic coast.

Scientist surveying the presence and behavior of birds at Pelican Island, Alabama.
December 31, 2018

Scientist surveying the behavior of birds at Pelican Island, Alabama

Scientist surveying the presence and behavior of birds at Pelican Island, Alabama. The CMHRP is working with personnel within the Ecosystems Mission Area on this project to identify how physical characteristics of barrier islands influence use by wintering shorebirds.

Map of distribution sediment textures from Nantucket and Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts
December 31, 2018

Sediment textures distribution from Nantucket and Marthas Vineyard, MA

The distribution of sediment textures within the study area. The bottom-type classification is from Barnhardt and others (1998) and is based on 16 sediment classes. The classification is based on four sediment units that include gravel (G), mud (M), rock (R), and sand (S). If the texture is greater than 90 percent, it is labeled with a single letter. If the composition of

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Seamless integrated elevation data for both land and submerged areas in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey
December 31, 2018

Elevation data for land and submerged areas, Barnegat Bay, NJ

 Coastal storms can severely alter the topography and ecosystems along heavily populated coastal regions. Seamless integrated elevation data for both land and submerged areas in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, are fundamental to coastal planning of the northeastern U.S. Atlantic coast.

 Department of Interior UAS pilots
December 31, 2018

UAS pilots at Kilauea

Department of Interior UAS pilots from left to right – Elizabeth Pendleton (USGS, Woods Hole, MA), Colin Milone (Office of Aviation Services, AK), John Vogel (USGS; Flagstaff, AZ), Sandy Brosnahan (USGS, Woods Hole, MA), Brandon Forbes (USGS; Tucson, AZ), Chris Holmquist-Johnson (USGS; Fort Collins, CO), Hannah Dietterich (USGS; Anchorage, AK), and Emily Sturdivant (USGS,

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