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Date published: October 21, 2016

New Maps from Old Photos: Measuring Coastal Erosion

U.S. Geological Survey 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: September 30, 2016

Mercury Found in Birds Across Western North America

A recent landscape-scale study has documented mercury in birds throughout western North America, identifying hotspots and large-scale ecological attributes that influence mercury exposure and accumulation in birds.

Date published: September 30, 2016

USGS Research Oceanographer Hosts Visiting Scholars to Collaborate on CFD Modeling of Sand and Oil Agglomerates

USGS oceanographer Soupy Dalyander hosts Master's researcher Melanie Schippers and her advisor from Deltares, Niels Jacobsen.