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Date published: December 30, 2016

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Participates in the 2nd Annual Woods Hole Science Stroll

The USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center’s Gas Hydrates, Sediment Transport, and Seafloor Mapping groups provided hands-on demonstrations under the USGS tent at the Science Stroll.

Date published: December 30, 2016

News Briefs - October-December 2016

Coastal and marine news highlights from across the USGS

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    Date published: December 30, 2016

    Before-and-After Photos: SE Beach Dunes Lost to Hurricane Matthew

    These figures are derived from USGS experts' preliminary review of USGS low-altitude before-and-after images along the coast and NOAA photographs collected after the storm.

    Date published: December 30, 2016

    In Search of a Solid Footing for Offshore Wind Turbines

    It is essential to identify areas of the seafloor that will provide a stable foundation for wind turbine towers over the long term. Knowledge of seafloor geology plays an important role in making this determination.

    Date published: December 30, 2016

    New Maps from Old Photos: Measuring Coastal Erosion in California

    USGS scientists and their coauthors from the California Coastal Records Project have found a way to use historical aerial photographs not just to see evidence of coastal erosion, but to accurately measure how much has occurred over time.

    Date published: December 30, 2016

    Structured Decision Making in Barrier Island Restoration

    Study demonstrates the potential for informing management decisions and guiding the focus of scientific research.

    Date published: December 30, 2016

    Visiting Russian Scholar Studying Ferromanganese Crusts and Nodules from the Arctic Ocean

    Natalia Konstantinova is currently a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Earth Sciences at Saint Petersburg State University in Russia. Her academic advisor is Georgy Cherkashov, professor at the university, and her thesis advisor is James Hein, research geologist at the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California.

    Date published: December 30, 2016

    Coastal and Marine Scientists Talk About the AGU Fall Meeting

    The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting is the largest gathering of Earth scientists in the world.

    Date published: December 7, 2016

    Scientific Partnership Aims to Help Shape Safer Coastal Communities

    Coastal zone research projects will help managers protect developed areas' beach dunes, which are vital to resilient communities, ecosystems and economies.

    Date published: November 14, 2016

    Media Advisory: Helicopter to Make Low-Level Flights Over Parts of eastern Mojave Desert, California

    Residents should not be alarmed to witness a low-flying helicopter over the eastern Mojave Desert starting around November 14.