Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

News

Read Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program news from coast to coast!

Filter Total Items: 1208
SPCMSC scientist invited to co-author a chapter of the first National Nature Assessment

SPCMSC scientist invited to co-author a chapter of the first National Nature Assessment

SPCMSC scientist has been invited to author a chapter in the first-ever National Nature Assessment report describing threats to the Nation's natural...

Read Article
News Briefs: March-May 2024

News Briefs: March-May 2024

News Briefs - featuring coastal and ocean science from across the USGS.

Read Article
Refining the Distribution and Evolution of U.S. Atlantic Margin Methane Seeps

Refining the Distribution and Evolution of U.S. Atlantic Margin Methane Seeps

A new study in Marine Geology documents hundreds of previously unknown seafloor methane seeps on the U.S. Atlantic margin and describes the...

Read Article
The Complex Dynamics of Coastal Flooding along the Southeast U.S. Atlantic Coast

The Complex Dynamics of Coastal Flooding along the Southeast U.S. Atlantic Coast

New research led by Deltares, USGS, and USACE investigates the interplay between tropical and extratropical cyclones in driving coastal flooding along...

Read Article
A Benchmarking Framework for Shoreline Monitoring Accuracy

A Benchmarking Framework for Shoreline Monitoring Accuracy

In a significant first for satellite-derived shoreline monitoring, researchers have created a benchmarking framework aimed at evaluating the accuracy...

Read Article
Modeling Coastal Flooding Dynamics Along the U.S. Southeast Atlantic Coast

Modeling Coastal Flooding Dynamics Along the U.S. Southeast Atlantic Coast

Researchers have developed a comprehensive model to hindcast nearly four decades of water-level data for the Southeast Atlantic coastline of the...

Read Article
Alaska Coastal Communities' Exposure to Climate Change-Induced Flooding

Alaska Coastal Communities' Exposure to Climate Change-Induced Flooding

New research conducted by USGS, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and NOAA points to the escalating threat of flooding to coastal communities in Alaska...

Read Article
Advanced Quantitative Precipitation Information System Enhances Flood Prediction in San Francisco Bay Area

Advanced Quantitative Precipitation Information System Enhances Flood Prediction in San Francisco Bay Area

In recently published research, a consortium of local, state, and federal agencies including USGS and NOAA introduces the Advanced Quantitative...

Read Article
Modeling Wave Dynamics to Assess Coastal Erosion Threats Along Alaska's Arctic Coast

Modeling Wave Dynamics to Assess Coastal Erosion Threats Along Alaska's Arctic Coast

In a recently published study, scientists from the US Geological Survey (USGS), University of California Santa Cruz, and Deltares employed advanced...

Read Article
Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS) Update

Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS) Update

With Esri ArcMap beginning its descent into retirement, the Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS) version 6.0 was developed as a standalone...

Read Article
Acting Deputy Secretary of the Interior joined staff from the USGS and Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources for roundtable discussion and press event on climate adaptation science and partnerships at the University of Puerto Rico

Acting Deputy Secretary of the Interior joined staff from the USGS and Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources for roundtable discussion and press event on climate adaptation science and partnerships at the University of Puerto Rico

Acting Deputy Secretary of the Interior Daniel-Davis participated in a roundtable at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, to discuss climate...

Read Article
USGS-led Study: Sediment Management is Key to Preserving Puget Sound's Estuarine Habitats

USGS-led Study: Sediment Management is Key to Preserving Puget Sound's Estuarine Habitats

Rising sea levels and ongoing anthropogenic development continue to threaten estuaries worldwide. New research conducted by USGS alongside state...

Read Article