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Date published: August 22, 2019

USGS scientists participate and accept leadership roles during Coral Disease Technical Workshop

During the annual multi-agency Coral Disease Technical Workshop, which convened to review the status of the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) outbreak in Florida and determine key goals for research and intervention activities for the coming year, USGS scientists actively participated and took on leadership roles.

Date published: August 22, 2019

CMHRP Lidar Coordinator and FCMaP Co-Chair will co-host and present at the 2019 Panhandle of Florida Seafloor Mapping Prioritization Workshop 

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program and the USGS Co-Chair for the Florida Coastal Mapping Program, will co-host the 2019 Panhandle of Florida Seafloor Mapping Prioritization Workshop on Wednesday, August 28th in Pensacola, Florida. Additionally, she will be presenting "Using the Prioritization Tool: An Agency Perspective" during the...

Date published: August 15, 2019

CMHRP Lidar Coordinator/NGP Associate National Map Liaison invited as Keynote Speaker at the 2019 South Florida GIS Expo

Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the Coastal-Marine Hazards and Resources Program and Associate National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands for the National Geospatial Program (NGP), has been invited by the Palm Beach Countywide GIS Forum to be the Keynote Speaker for the 2019 South Florida GIS Expo.

Date published: August 14, 2019

Coastal erosion researcher quoted in news coverage of fatal California cliff collapse

USGS researcher quoted in major news stories about the August 2 coastal cliff collapse that killed three people on a beach in Encinitas, California

Date published: August 8, 2019

Ten Years of Icy Data Show the Flow of Heat from the Arctic Seafloor

In addition to 10 years of data on the flow of heat in the Arctic ocean seafloor, the USGS and Geological Survey of Canada have published an analysis of that data using modern seismic data.

Date published: August 7, 2019

Federal scientists from three agencies meet to discuss critical marine minerals

On July 30 and 31, the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center hosted an “Exploratory Interagency Critical Marine Minerals Discussion” in Santa Cruz, California.

Date published: July 31, 2019

Sound Waves Newsletter - June-July 2019

USGS coastal storm computer modelers team up with EROS Data Center to incorporate more accurate land and coast elevations into their online tool for southern California coastal threats, while USGS teams up with the National Park Service and North Carolina University to develop a tool that inform decisions on Cape Lookout preservation, and more in this June-July 2019 issue of Sound Waves...

Date published: July 31, 2019

Recent Fieldwork - June-July 2019

In June and July 2019, USGS coastal and marine scientists visited several coastal and offshore locations. Scientists collected coastal elevation data with drones and other GPS equipment, deployed instruments that collect water and sediment data from the ocean and from rivers, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some recent fieldwork by our researchers.