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Date published: January 13, 2021

Groundwater discharge impacts marine isotope budgets.

Groundwater is an important pathway for materials to flow from land to sea. This is particularly true for materials that are concentrated in groundwater due to chemical interactions between water and aquifer rocks as groundwater flows to the coast. 

Date published: January 13, 2021

Geologic Origins: Tracking geologic change along Cape Cod

Rob Thieler, Center Chief of the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, contributed to the January 8, 2021 article, Cape Cod: Shipwrecks, Dune Shacks, and Shifting Sands. Living in Geologic Time: How long will the cape keep its fist raised against the waves?  in Eos; Science News by AGU.  

November 30, 2020

Sound Waves Newsletter - October-November 2020

We learn about mapping the Alaska coastline, meet some of our women scientists, and learn how we are connecting with students in a virtual world in this October-November 2020 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: November 30, 2020

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - October-November 2020

Learn more about the recent field activities completed by scientists in the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program at the USGS, and explore the Science Projects that guide this fieldwork.

Date published: November 30, 2020

Why the Ocean?

USGS scientists share brief thoughts about why they have focused their careers on studying our oceans and coasts. Here’s why they study the ocean:

Date published: November 30, 2020

Rapid-response seismic reflection survey to identify the fault sources of the southwestern Puerto Rico seismic sequence

Intense seismic activity started in southwestern Puerto Rico on December 28, 2019 and is continuing to the present time.

Date published: November 20, 2020

Aligning International Initiatives for Promoting and Assessing FAIR Data

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable (FAIR) Data Maturity Model Working Group: Aligning Initiatives for Promoting and Assessing FAIR Data.

Date published: October 28, 2020

Navigating Virtual 2020 Summer Internships During Pandemic

Thanks to the creativity and dedication of various internship programs and Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center mentors, students across the country were still able to gain valuable skills and experience crucial to the advancement of their education and journey to becoming a scientist.

Date published: September 30, 2020

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - August-September 2020

USGS Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program (CMHRP) scientists were able to safely venture out to collect beach elevations, geochemistry samples for wildfire contamination, water, soil, and meteorological data, offshore bathymetric and seismic data, ocean, lake, and bay sediment samples, and more, from Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California, to Massachusetts, New York, and...

Date published: September 30, 2020

Photo Roundup - August-September 2020

A selection of coastal and marine images and videos from across the USGS