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The Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program shares a wide range of resources to help explain and illustrate scientific concepts, our scientific activities, expertise, technology, tools, and other educational resources. Through newsletters, multimedia resources, special events, and other products, you can learn more about the many ways our science supports the Nation.

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Photograph of Dr. Ben Gutierrez moderating a session at the 2019 diversity workshop
December 31, 2019

Ben Gutierrez moderating Partnership in Education Program (PEP) panel

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center geologist, Ben Gutierrez, moderates a panel at the 2019 Partnership Eucation Program (PEP) 10th Anniversity Conference and Celebration, Woods Hole, MA June 28-30, 2019.

Woods Hole Diversity Workshop panelists and participants
December 31, 2019

Woods Hole Diversity Workshop Panelists and Moderator

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center geologist, Ben Gutierrez, moderates a panel with PEP coordinators, Jonique Howard, Onjale Scott Price, and Adrienne George,  at the 2019 Partnership Eucation Program (PEP) 10th Anniversity Conference and Celebration, Woods Hole, MA June 28-30, 2019. 

Research scientist Meagan Gonneea and USGS intern Angela Trejo survey the Jones River in Kingston, MA
July 16, 2019

Elevation survey in the Jones River, Kingston, MA

 Research scientist Meagan Gonneea and USGS intern Angela Trejo survey the Jones River in Kingston, MA. Removal of a dam across the Jones River began July 15, 2019, as a first step to restore river habitat, which is particularly critical for herring passage from the sea to inland lakes for spawning. Angela is an intern through the Woods Hole Partnership in Education

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Forecasted Gulf Coast beach erosion due to Hurricane Barry
July 12, 2019

Barry's wave, surge likely to affect beaches in four states

This Coastal Change Storm Hazard Team map was created Friday, July 12, 2019 and shows forecast beach erosion (the strip of colored bars closest to the coast), overwash (middle strip) and inundation (outer strip) effects of Tropical Storm Barry’s predicted landfall in Louisiana. See https://marine.

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Baches forecast to be affected by Hurricane Barry
July 12, 2019

Barry's wave, surge likely to affect beaches in four states

This Coastal Change Storm Hazard Team map was created Friday, July 12, 2019 and shows forecast beach erosion (the strip of colored bars closest to the coast), overwash (middle strip) and inundation (outer strip) effects of Tropical Storm Barry’s predicted landfall in Louisiana. See https://marine.

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Landfalling Barry's likely effects on Gulf beaches
July 11, 2019

Barry forecast to affect beaches in four Gulf states

This Coastal Change Storm Hazard Team map was created Thursday, July 11, 2019 and shows forecast beach erosion (the strip of colored bars closest to the coast), overwash (middle strip) and inundation (outer strip) effects of Tropical Storm Barry’s predicted landfall in Louisiana. This forecast may change with subsequent National Hurricane Center forecasts. See 

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Gulf beaches forecast to feel Barry's effects
July 11, 2019

These Gulf beaches are forecast to be affected by Barry

This Coastal Change Storm Hazard Team map was created Thursday, July 11, 2019 and shows forecast beach erosion (the strip of colored bars closest to the coast), overwash (middle strip) and inundation (outer strip) effects of Tropical Storm Barry’s predicted landfall in Louisiana. This forecast may change with subsequent National Hurricane Center forecasts. See 

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July 9, 2019

Introduction to DSAS v5.0: System Requirements and Installation

This video reviews the requirements and instructions for installing the Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS) v5.0. For more information please visit the DSAS project page: https://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/DSAS/ 

The Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS) is a freely

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July 9, 2019

Introduction to DSAS v5.0: Sample Data Workflow

This video demonstrates use of the Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS) v5.0 to produce rates of shoreline change. For more information please visit the DSAS project page: https://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/DSAS/ 

The Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS) is a freely

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Image shows two sea urchins with the ocean in the background
June 24, 2019

Red Sea Urchins

Two red sea urchins (Mesocentrotus franciscanus) sit on the deck of the R/V Falkor. These sea urchins were collected during the #HuntingBubbles research cruise led by the USGS and Schmidt Ocean Institute, which focused on exploring and understanding methane seeps and the communities that depend on them along the Cascadia Margin. Read more about the cruise and its

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A woman kneels in a grassy area while taking a mud sample from the ground and placing it in a bag.
June 19, 2019

Wildfire history in the mud

Marine geochemist Renee Takesue collects a sample of exposed mud in a marsh near Sonoma Creek, California. She will look here and in nearby San Pablo Bay for chemicals from the 2017 Nuns Wildfire that can harm wildlife. The stormy winter of 2018 may have transported these contaminants from the Sonoma Creek watershed into San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This

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