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Date published: November 1, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - October-November 2018

Recently USGS scientists visited more than 20 coastal and offshore locations, studying deep corals off the East Coast, restored beaches and dunes in New Jersey, mine tailings in Lake Superior, and much more.

November 1, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - October-November 2018

Researcher group completes the Mid-Atlantic Resource Imaging Experiment, USGS researchers finds that turbidity currents involve large-scale movements of the seafloor in addition to moving sediment, USGS researchers study life in underwater cave ecosystems, a new study is published about coral reef decline in Florida, and more in this October-November 2018 issue of Sound Waves Newsletter.

September 30, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - September 2018

Scientists from the USGS and six research partners publish a paper summarizing a half-decade of changes to the shape and sediment of the Elwha River after dam removal, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory team spearhead Kīlauea eruption monitoring and data-analysis efforts, USGS scientists receive DOI Award for Elwha River dam-removal study, and more in this September 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: September 28, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - September 2018

Elwha River is still changing 5 years after two dams were removed, interagency drone pilots assist USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory in monitoring and mapping efforts of the Kīlauea eruption, DOI award goes to Elwha River Science Team for their work to understand and explain the effects of dam removal on the Elwha River in Washington, and more in this September 2018 issue of Sound Waves...

Date published: September 20, 2018

Seismic Research Cruise Provides New Data on U.S. Atlantic Margin Gas Hydrates

Data acquired by the U.S. Geological Survey on the U.S. Atlantic Margin in August 2018 reveal new information about the distribution of gas hydrates in the sector stretching from the upper continental slope to deep water areas offshore New Jersey to North Carolina.

Date published: September 4, 2018

Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - September 2018

In September of 2018, USGS scientists visited more than 20 coastal and offshore locations studying deep corals off the East Coast, sea turtle nests in Florida, seafloor earthquakes near Alaska, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

Date published: September 4, 2018

The Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Aerial Imaging and Mapping Group Aids in Monitoring and Mapping the Kīlauea Volcanic Eruption

Interagency drone pilots from the USGS, Bureau of Land Management, and Office of Aviation Services, and four data managers, join the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory in monitoring and mapping efforts of the eruption.

August 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - August 2018

Invasive plants impede sediment movement the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta depends on, newly developed USGS natural hazards education outreach materials presented at the Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers, geographer joins PCMSC, new USGS Report on the San Gregorio-Hosgri Fault's role in shaping the Big Sur coast, and more in this August 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: August 31, 2018

Raising Awareness in the Classroom about Natural Hazards Facing U.S. Coastal Communities

USGS scientists present newly developed education outreach materials at the Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers (SSEATs) held at the USGS National Headquarters in Reston, Virginia.