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USGS Crews Work to Measure Record Flooding Caused By Sally

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during, and after Hurricane Sally, visit usgs.gov/sally.  

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USGS Scientists Work on Four Tropical Cyclones at Once

Laura and Sally affecting Gulf Coast, waves from Paulette and Teddy to strike Atlantic beaches

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Sally expected to alter Gulf Coast Beaches from Louisiana to Alabama

Editor's Note: This updated story reflects the latest coastal change forecast for September 15, 2020.

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Track Potential Flooding from Laura with USGS Flood Event Viewer

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Laura, visit www.usgs.gov/laura

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USGS: Laura to Strongly Affect Louisiana Beaches, Barrier Islands

Some erosion likely for nearly one-half of sandy shorelines from East Texas to Alabama

Editor's Note: This updated story reflects today's coastal...

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USGS: Laura to strongly affect Texas, Louisiana beaches and barrier islands

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Laura, visit www.usgs.gov/laura

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USGS predicts Gulf beach erosion from Marco, gets set to measure storm effects

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during and after Tropical Storm Marco, visit www.usgs.gov/marco

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USGS Field Crews Document Isaias’ Effects Along Atlantic Coast

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during, and after Hurricane Isaias, visit the USGS Hurricane Isaias...

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USGS Deploying Sensors in Carolinas to Monitor Hurricane Isaias

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during, and after Hurricane Isaias, visit the USGS Hurricane Isaias...

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Isaias Likely to Cause Extensive Erosion on S. Carolina Beaches

Wave-driven flooding behind dunes unlikely on SE Atlantic coast, USGS predicts

This news release was updated August 3 based on the latest coastal...

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Mars 2020 Mission to be Guided by USGS Astrogeology Maps

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – When you’re planning to explore someplace new, it’s always a good idea to bring a map so you can avoid dangerous terrain. This is...

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USGS and Partners Tracking and Removing Burmese Pythons in Southern Florida

Washington – Today, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and Conservancy of...

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