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Date published: March 29, 2019

News Briefs - February-March 2019

Coastal and marine news highlights from across the USGS

This article is part of the February-March 2019 edition of the Sound Waves Newsletter

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Date published: March 29, 2019

Predicting Coastal Storm Impacts: 4th COAWST Model Training

The USGS has been leading the development of a Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Waves-Sediment Transport (COAWST) Modeling System.

Date published: March 29, 2019

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - February-March 2019

USGS scientists visited several coastal and offshore locations, looking for polluted sediment in Washington, monitoring beach changes in California, studying dune restoration in New Jersey, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some recent fieldwork by our researchers.

March 29, 2019

Sound Waves Newsletter - February-March 2019

Sea-level rise plus an extreme storm could seriously impact people and property in coastal California, drone equipped with sensor is low-cost way to measure methane escaping from permafrost, USGS provides coastal storm impact computer model training, USGS center in Santa Cruz welcomes two new researchers, and more in this February-March issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: February 27, 2019

Marine geologic maps of the inner continental shelf of Massachusetts, where science meets art

Marine geologic maps of the inner continental shelf of Massachusetts, where science, scientists, and art come together to create visually appealing interpretive maps that are critical to aid statewide efforts to inventory and manage coastal and marine resources.

 

 

Date published: February 27, 2019

The interaction of climate change and methane hydrates is one of the Reviews of Geophysics' top rated articles!

According to Reviews of Geophysics this work received some of the highest count of citations amongst articles published between January 2017 and December 2018.

Date published: February 7, 2019

New Products Provide an Interactive Guide to Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States

A geo-narrative and accompanying data viewer provide users a new way to visualize 2017 sea-level rise scenarios originally generated for the National Climate Assessment (NCA).

Date published: January 31, 2019

Partnerships with the Scientific Community: Enhancing Science Education and Science Literacy in Cape Cod

Woods Hole in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is well known for its vibrant scientific community. It is home to the USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center (WHCMSC), as well as the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center, the Marine...

Date published: January 31, 2019

Recent Publications - December 2018-January 2019

List of USGS publications based on coastal and marine research, published in December 2018-January 2019

Date published: January 31, 2019

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - December 2018-January 2019

Recently USGS scientists visited 10 coastal and offshore locations, studying tsunami and hurricane deposits in Hawai‘i, monitoring Cape Cod estuary health, testing technology in Tampa Bay, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: January 31, 2019

Mapping the Stamp Sands of Lake Superior

In September 2018, the USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center (WHCMSC) conducted high-resolution geophysical mapping to determine the distribution and thickness of historical mine tailings on the floor of Lake Superior.