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Latest science findings from Ocean Ecology Research to be presented at Conferences in February 2024

USGS scientists will present findings from their ocean and coastal research at three scientific conferences this February.  USGS research in ocean...

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Charismatic Wildlife and the Charismatic Women who Study Them

USGS celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science by featuring five fascinating animals and five phenomenal female scientists who...

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USGS scientists coordinate the rescue of over 60 sea turtles in cold weather snap

When water temperatures drop below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, it can mean life or death for Endangered Species Act-protected sea turtles. But scientists...

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Amphibians have one more thing to worry about—mercury—large USGS study shows

RESTON, Va. — The first widescale assessment of methylmercury in adult amphibians in the U.S. to date shows that, in amphibians, this toxic compound...

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Now Available: First CONUS-wide Coastal Wetland Collection

Scientists from across USGS have created the first CONUS-wide collection of key tidal wetland metrics. These metrics provide data on habitat quality...

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USGS Scientists Explore Mesophotic and Deep Benthic Communities in the Gulf of Mexico

A USGS-led expedition set sail into the northern Gulf of Mexico on September 8 to examine and characterize seafloor communities in areas impacted by...

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New Map Demonstrates Hurricane Ian’s Potential Spread of Non-native Aquatic Species

USGS has released the final Flood and Storm Tracker (FaST) map for Hurricane Ian.

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The USGS estimates potential spread of invasive species carried by hurricane-induced flooding

The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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News Briefs - May-June 2023

News Briefs - featuring coastal and ocean science from across the USGS.

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Rapidly changing range limits in a warming world: Mangrove range dynamics in the southeastern U.S.

To better understand the rapidly shifting range limits of mangroves in response to warming temperatures, USGS and partners from Northeastern...

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USGS presented on ocean, coasts, and climate at the Department of the Interior (DOI) Office of Policy Analysis Seminar

A group of researchers from across the USGS presented on, “Ocean, Coasts and Climate: Applying Science for Effective Management Strategies” to...

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