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Date published: January 31, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - January 2018

Last month USGS scientists visited more than 15 coastal and offshore locations studying tsunami deposits, shoreline change, a giant coastal landslide, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: January 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - January 2018

Studying earthquake hazards along a large, fast-moving fault off southeast Alaska, successful Open House at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, highlights from the largest scientific meeting and conference in San Francisco, honoring the 42-year career of Associate Program Coordinator for USGS coastal and marine geology, and more in this January 2018 issue of Sound...

January 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - January 2018

Studying earthquake hazards along a large, fast-moving fault off southeast Alaska, successful Open House at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, highlights from the largest scientific meeting and conference in San Francisco, honoring the 42-year career of Associate Program Coordinator for USGS coastal and marine geology, and more in this January 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: January 11, 2018

Future impacts of sea-level rise on Cape Cod with Erika Lentz and WBZ Meteorologist, Danielle Niles

Interview on future impacts of sea-level rise on Cape Cod with meteorologist Danielle Niles on Trunk River Beach, Falmouth, MA

Date published: December 31, 2017

Annual Southern Sea Otter Survey: Despite Small Population Dip, Species Moves a Step Closer to Recovery

According to data released in September by the USGS and partners, the three-year average of the total counts of southern sea otters was down from last year’s high, although it still exceeded the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) delisting threshold for a second straight year.

Date published: December 31, 2017

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Reaches Out to the Community

The Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center (WHCMSC) team reaches a broad spectrum of groups and individuals through a variety of outreach opportunities. WHCMSC staff participate in local, regional, national, international, educational, cultural, and scientific events.

December 31, 2017

Sound Waves Newsletter - November-December 2017

Detailed new USGS study of a Hurricane Sandy-created breach at Fire Island, three new oceanographic time-series datasets released, San Clemente Dam removal field trip to the Carmel River for graduate students, WHCMSC participates in a variety of outreach opportunities, USGS scientists participate in annual SACNAS conference, and more in this November-December 2017 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: December 31, 2017

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - November-December 2017

Last month USGS scientists visited more than 13 coastal and offshore locations—plus one very much onshore location—studying hurricane damage, an underwater earthquake fault, a major western reservoir, and much more.

Date published: December 12, 2017

SEABOSS Survey in Long Island Sound

Geological Sampling (videos, photos and sediment samples) in Long Island Sound on the newly stretched R/V Connecticut with scientist from USGS, UConn and Univ of New Haven

Date published: December 12, 2017

Geophyiscal survey of Lake Powell, UT-AZ

Develop a new bathymetry map of Lake Powell, UT-AZ, and characterize shallow sediment deposition near the mouths of the San Juan and Colorado Rivers. Bathymetric data, acoustic backscatter imagery, and limited CHIRP sub-bottom data were collected by the USGS Utah Water Science Center (UTWSC) and Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center (WHCMSC) within Lake Powell, October - November, 2017...