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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.