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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.

Date published: June 14, 2018

John Warner selected as one of AGU's Outstanding Reviewers of 2017

John Warner, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, was cited by Robert Hetland, editor of Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans.

May 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - April-May 2018

Understanding how and where mineral-rich deposits form in the ocean and what effects mining them could have on deep-ocean environment, deploying oceanographic gear offshore of a natural inlet, visiting scientist from Japan collaborating with USGS on shoreline-change research, and more in this April-May issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: May 31, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - April-May 2018

USGS scientists visited more than 20 coastal and offshore locations studying Yucatan coastal caves, wildfire-contaminated sediments in California, hurricane damage to coral reefs in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: May 31, 2018

USGS Deploys Oceanographic Gear Offshore from Matanzas Inlet, St. Augustine, Florida

Matanzas is a natural, unstabilized inlet, which makes it an ideal location to study dynamic inlet processes in a non-maintained channel.

Date published: May 23, 2018

Most-cited award for special issue of Marine Geology

A USGS-led special issue of Marine Geology received a most-cited certificate from the journal in May 2018.

March 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - March 2018

USGS scientists study polluted groundwater discharging onto a shallow coral reef in Hawai'i, join a research cruise to understand the seafloor topography of the Rio Grande Rise, welcome a Fulbright Scholar to the PCMSC Coral Reef Project, publish an article on a 20 year study of regional acidification trends in Florida shellfish estuaries, and more in this March 2018 issue of Sound Waves.