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Columbia River Gorge Landslides - New Interactive Geonarrative

Extreme rainfall during two atmospheric river events in January 2021 and January 2022 triggered a series of debris flows in the Columbia River Gorge...

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USGS Remote Sensing Data Tracks Coastal Erosion from California Storms

The USGS has collected and released topographic data that show the erosional effects of the January 2023 storms on the coast for the Santa Cruz region...

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Understanding Extreme Wave Events for Coastal Adaptation

A new study from researchers at the University of Central Florida, USGS, the University of Melbourne, and Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and...

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Can Coastal Habitats Rise to the Challenge? Assessing Sediment Supply at Nisqually River Delta

New, integrated, multidisciplinary studies from USGS and partners characterize the importance of sediment supply to coastal resilience and ecosystem...

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Kīlauea volcano began erupting 4:30 p.m. HST, January 5, 2023

Kīlauea volcano began erupting within Halema‘uma‘u crater at approximately 4:34 p.m. HST on January 5, 2023, following a couple of weeks of...

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Volcano Watch — Remote cameras provide new views of new eruptions

Real-time views of an eruption site are a vital source of information for emergency managers, so webcams are one of the most important tools in an...

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Evaluating Coastal Adaptation Strategies in Southern California

New research couples flood modeling with demographic data to evaluate the effectiveness of various coastal adaptation strategies in reducing flood...

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USGS aids storm response to Extratropical Typhoon Merbok in Alaska

In September 2022, the west coast of Alaska was struck by Extratropical Typhoon Merbok, generating significant storm surge that caused severe flooding...

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Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake near Ferndale, California

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck 3 miles offshore in Northern California on December 20, 2022 at 2:34 am local time.

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Human-Centered Earthquake Impact Information: Learn more about USGS Mendenhall Fellow Sabine Loos

Translating earthquake science into engineering-based risk and loss assessments is an important tool for disaster management decision-making...

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Coral Reef Restoration For Risk Reduction

A team of collaborators, including USGS, released a new report that outlines how coastal communities can reduce risks from flooding and erosion by...

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Páginas bilingües resaltan la ciencia de peligros naturales del USGS en Puerto Rico

   

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