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June 1, 2020

Sound Waves Newsletter - April-May 2020

USGS prepares for an active hurricane season, celebrates Ocean Month, wins two 1st place communications awards for an information product, and more, in this April-May 2020 issue of Sound Waves.

Date published: June 1, 2020

Photo Roundup - April-May 2020

A selection of coastal and marine images and videos from across the USGS

Date published: June 1, 2020

Recent Publications - April-May 2020

List of recent USGS publications and data releases based on coastal and marine research.

Date published: June 1, 2020

News Briefs - April-May 2020

Coastal and marine news highlights from across the USGS

Date published: May 27, 2020

The USGS is Ready to Respond During the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1, and the U.S. Geological Survey is prepared to provide science that can help guide efforts to protect lives and property if a major storm makes landfall this season.

Date published: May 22, 2020

The USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center’s General Information Product won two 2020 National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil 1st place awards!

Each year, the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) holds the Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards Competition, an international awards program that recognizes superior government communication products and those who produce them. It is open to federal, tribal, military, state, regional, county, municipal, and all other government entities. 

Date published: May 20, 2020

USGS scientists synthesize data to move Florida coral disease efforts forward

In support of the multi-agency Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) coordinated response Research and Epidemiology Team and the upcoming virtual technical workshop (May 21–22, and May 27–29), scientists from several USGS centers are actively synthesizing diverse data to provide a roadmap of gaps in the research and also to uncover new information that could help control this disease.

Date published: May 8, 2020

Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 3rd to  May 9th is National Hurricane Preparedness Week, a week dedicated to informing everyone about hurricane hazards and disseminating knowledge that can be used to prepare and take action!   

 

Date published: May 1, 2020

Fan deltas could preserve evidence of landslide-triggered tsunamis

New research paper documents the dramatic change to the landscape following a massive landslide tsunami in Taan Fiord in 2015.

Date published: April 24, 2020

Oceanographer Davina Passeri participates in a virtual panel discussion on coastal resilience

Davina Passeri, Research Oceanographer at the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, was invited to participate in a virtual panel discussion entitled “Closing the Resiliency Gap: What Will it Take?” hosted by St. Petersburg College on April 15.

Date published: March 30, 2020

USGS Coastal and Marine Science Centers Represented in Full Force at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 in San Diego

More than 20 USGS scientists from all three Coastal and Marine Science Centers attended the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 in San Diego February 16-21.