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Open Job Announcement: PCMSC Center Director

Open Job Announcement: PCMSC Center Director

Center Director for the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center: Apply from June 11 - July 1.

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Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program Scientists Presented with Distinguished Service Awards

Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program Scientists Presented with Distinguished Service Awards

On May 8, USGS Supervisory Research Geophysicist Carolyn Ruppel (Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center) and USGS Supervisory Research Geologist...

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Traversing the Sea for Science: How USGS Uses the Federal Fleet to Study Natural Hazards, Resources, and More

Traversing the Sea for Science: How USGS Uses the Federal Fleet to Study Natural Hazards, Resources, and More

The U.S. Federal Oceanographic Fleet supports Federal and academic marine activities that address a wide range of national needs. The Fleet is...

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New Study Highlights Benefits and Challenges of Using Built Structures for Coral Reef Restoration

New Study Highlights Benefits and Challenges of Using Built Structures for Coral Reef Restoration

A comprehensive review of global efforts to restore coral reefs using built structures points to both the potential benefits and significant knowledge...

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Research article on hurricane impacts to Looe Key Reef, Florida selected as a highlight article in the journal ‘Ocean Science’

Research article on hurricane impacts to Looe Key Reef, Florida selected as a highlight article in the journal ‘Ocean Science’

USGS research article titled, “Impact of Hurricane Irma on Coral Reef Sediment Redistribution at Looe Key Reef, Florida, USA” was selected by the...

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Sediment Flows Create Seafloor Pockmarks offshore of Central California

Sediment Flows Create Seafloor Pockmarks offshore of Central California

A recent study from researchers at Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Stanford University, and USGS debunks the longstanding theory that...

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Aligning Salt Marsh Science with Management Needs

Aligning Salt Marsh Science with Management Needs

USGS marsh vulnerability work and related geospatial products are a testament to the power of participatory science. As our collaborative network...

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Studying Tsunami Sands to Better Understand the 1700 Cascadia Earthquake

Studying Tsunami Sands to Better Understand the 1700 Cascadia Earthquake

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have leveraged sediment core mapping and sophisticated computer modeling to shed new light on the...

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Collaborative Federal Investigation Reveals Cause of Huntington Oil Spill

Collaborative Federal Investigation Reveals Cause of Huntington Oil Spill

A collaborative investigation involving multiple federal agencies, including the FBI, U.S. Attorneys' Office, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Bureau of Ocean...

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Photo Roundup: March-May 2024

Photo Roundup: March-May 2024

A selection of coastal and ocean videos and photographs from across the USGS.

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Coastal Coupling Community of Practice

Coastal Coupling Community of Practice

The Coastal Coupling Community of Practice Steering Committee held a two-day meeting to formally set a roadmap for the next 5 years. Established...

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