Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program

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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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Aerial imagery of islands are marked to show different data about each island's coast.
January 1, 2020

American Samoa Coral Reefs and Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Rigorously Valuing the Role of American Samoa’s Coral Reefs in Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Estimated Annual Benefits

Maps of American Samoa showing the distribution of the value of averted direct building damages, indirect economic activity losses, and population annually protected from flooding by coral reefs. Results at 10 m2 resolution are

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Aerial imagery of islands are marked to show different data about each island's coast.
January 1, 2020

Guam and CNMI Coral Reefs and Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Rigorously Valuing the Role of Guam’s Coral Reefs and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’s Coral Reefs in Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Estimated Annual Benefits

Maps of Guam and the the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands showing the distribution of the value of averted direct building damages, indirect economic activity losses, and

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Aerial imagery of a peninsula are marked to show different data about each island's coast.
January 1, 2020

Florida Coral Reefs and Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Rigorously Valuing the Role of Florida’s Coral Reefs in Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Estimated Annual Benefits

Maps of Florida showing the distribution of the value of averted direct building damages, indirect economic activity losses, and population annually protected from flooding by coral reefs. Results at 10 m2 resolution are aggregated into

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Aerial imagery of islands is marked to show different data about each island's coast.
January 1, 2020

Hawaiʻi Coral Reefs and Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Rigorously Valuing the Role of Hawaiʻi’s Coral Reefs in Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Estimated Annual Benefits

Maps of Hawaiʻi showing the distribution of the value of averted direct building damages, indirect economic activity losses, and population annually protected from flooding by coral reefs. Results at 10 m2 resolution are aggregated into

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Aerial imagery of islands are marked to show different data about each island's coast.
January 1, 2020

U.S. Virgin Islands Coral Reefs and Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Rigorously Valuing the Role of the U.S. Virgin Islands’ Coral Reefs in Coastal Hazard Risk Reduction

Estimated Annual Benefits

Maps of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) showing the distribution of the value of averted direct building damages, indirect economic activity losses, and population annually protected from flooding by coral reefs. Results at 10 m

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Photograph of SuBastian’s manipulator jaw stabilizes GEOMAR’s glowing bubble box
December 31, 2019

SuBastian’s manipulator jaw stabilizes GEOMAR’s glowing bubble box

ROV SuBastian’s manipulator jaw stabilizes GEOMAR’s glowing bubble box that is capturing high-resolution images of methane bubbles rising from the seafloor.

Photograph of Red plumes burst out from the tops of these chemosynthetic tubeworms
December 31, 2019

Red plumes burst out from the tops of these chemosynthetic tubeworms

Red plumes burst out from the tops of these chemosynthetic tubeworms, capturing hydrogen sulfide and oxygen from the surrounding water to feed their bacterial endosymbionts. The tubeworm tubes provide a habitat for several benthic animals, including the pale pink branching octocorals seen here

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. 

Scientific equipment on the deck of a ship in the ocean
December 31, 2019

On board the IODP vessel JOIDES Resolution

Several instruments visible on board the research vessel JOIDES Resolution. Photo taken from the ship bridge roof. USGS logo visible on one of the pieces of equipment. Research cruises taken on the JOIDES Resolution are often interdisciplinary and collaborative across many universities, scientific agencies, and other research institutions.

Photograph of Head of the Meadow Beach shoreline
December 31, 2019

Head of the Meadow Beach, MA

Head of the Meadow Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts