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Date published: August 15, 2018

USGS and Army Corps of Engineers conduct simultaneous measurements at Sandy Neck beach, Cape Cod, MA

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Aerial Imaging and Mapping (AIM) group conducted drone flights from atop a dune at Sandy Neck (Cape Cod) while the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX) aircraft collected data overhead.

Date published: August 14, 2018

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center staff teach the teachers

 Meagan Gonneea, Neil Ganju, and Matt Arsenaualt, Woods Hole Costal and Marine Science Center staff offered presentations and handouts on Natural Hazards: Coastal Hazards in Wetlands and Estuaries to participants at the  Smithsonian Science Education Academies for Teachers (SSEATs. )

Date published: July 31, 2018

Fulbright Scholar Joins Marine Geohazards Project at Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Fulbright Scholar joins geohazards project at the USGS in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Date published: July 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - July 2018

Imaging a fault to learn more about tectonic plate motion and improve understanding of hazards, two researchers from the USGS in Santa Cruz, California win the USGS Excellence in Leadership Award, Fulbright Scholar joins geohazards project at the USGS in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and more in this July 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: July 31, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - July 2018

USGS scientists visited more than a dozen coastal and offshore locations studying Arctic bluffs in Alaska, wetland sediments on Long Island, coral reefs in Florida and Hawai‘i, and collecting sediment samples in the Gulf of Mexico. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

July 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - July 2018

An international team of scientists collaborates to image the deep structure of the Dead Sea fault in Israel, USGS scientists receive the USGS 2017 Excellence in Leadership Award for guiding efforts to better assess coastal vulnerability to flooding, a Fulbright Scholar joins the Marine Geohazards Project at WHCMSC, and more in this July 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: July 31, 2018

Imaging Israel’s Dead Sea Fault to Understand How Continents Stretch and Rift

Imaging a fault to learn more about tectonic plate motion and improve understanding of hazards

June 30, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - June 2018

USGS responded to five major hurricanes in 2017 and prepares for the 2018 storm season, the USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards project provides data and tools for the May 25th storm Alberto, a USGS-led special issue of Marine Geology receives a most-cited certificate from the journal in May 2018, and more in this June 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: June 29, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - June 2018

USGS scientists visited 11 coastal and offshore locations while monitoring beaches, marshes, and offshore areas, and testing new equipment. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: June 29, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - June 2018

USGS hurricane response in 2017 helps prepare for 2018 season, and USGS researchers are ready; a special, USGS-led tsunami hazards issue of the journal Marine Geology receives award as one of the top three most-cited issues in 2016 and 2017; a USGS researcher visits South Korea to share expertise on offshore mapping; and more in this June 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: June 29, 2018

Most-Cited Award for Marine Geology Special Issue: “Tsunami Hazard along the U.S. Atlantic Coast”

This USGS-led special issue was published in 2009 and was among the journal’s three most-cited special issues in 2016 and 2017.