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Date published: December 7, 2018

USGS scientist selected as next editor-in-chief of AGU’s Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface

USGS research geologist Amy East, of the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, will be the next editor-in-chief of the American Geophysical Union’s Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, beginning January 1, 2019.

Date published: November 29, 2018

Surveying deep-water habitats off US West Coast

Research cruise surveys deep-water coral, sponge, and fish habitats off U.S. West Coast.

Date published: November 29, 2018

Studying flood hazards in San Juan, Puerto Rico

USGS scientists from Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, along with with NOAA, the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, and Arrecifes Pro Ciudad, are using video imagery and wave measurements to study flood hazards in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Date published: November 19, 2018

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

On May 3, 2018, Kīlauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, began an over three-month-long eruption. Tina Neal and the rest of her team at the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) have been spearheading all Kīlauea monitoring and data-analysis efforts, and continue to provide regular updates on the status...

Date published: November 1, 2018

Beach surveys to monitor change along northern Monterey Bay

From October 9–15, USGS personnel surveyed beaches and the adjacent ocean floor along Monterey Bay’s northern coast.

Date published: November 1, 2018

City of Santa Cruz staff briefed on USGS science activities

On October 17, 2018, 17 staff members from the City of Santa Cruz, California toured USGS facilities in the city.

Date published: October 26, 2018

USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center and Wetland and Aquatic Research Center Continue Involvement in Annual St. Petersburg Science Festival

Scientists from SPCMSC and WARC led children, families, and the public in hands-on activities to learn about USGS science at this year's St. Petersburg Science Festival and School Day, October 19–20.

Date published: October 23, 2018

Florida's Coral Reefs Provide Window into the Past

USGS study finds most have grown little in 3000 years

Date published: October 18, 2018

Before and After: Coastal Change Caused by Hurricane Michael

To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Michael, visit the USGS Hurricane Michael page at https://usgs.gov/hurricane-michael.

Date published: October 9, 2018

USGS: Hurricane surge likely to erode 75% of Florida Panhandle beaches

One-fourth of beachfront could be inundated by large storm waves, experts predict

To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Michael, visit the USGS Hurricane Michael page at usgs.gov/hurricane-michael.

Date published: October 5, 2018

Large underwater experiment in Monterey Canyon shows turbidity currents involve seafloor movement

Large underwater experiment in California’s Monterey Canyon shows that “turbidity currents” are not just currents, but involve movement of the seafloor itself.