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New USGS-led Research Sheds Light on Deep-Sea Food Webs

New USGS-led Research Sheds Light on Deep-Sea Food Webs

Deep-sea organisms, dwelling in complete darkness and dependent on nutrients from the surface, play pivotal roles in the transport, transformation...

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New Products Added to the Coastal Science Navigator

New Products Added to the Coastal Science Navigator

In March 2024, the U.S. Geological Survey’s Coastal Science Navigator was updated to include 14 additional products, bringing the new total number of...

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Restoring Marshes as a Cost-Effective Climate Adaptation Solution for San Mateo County

Restoring Marshes as a Cost-Effective Climate Adaptation Solution for San Mateo County

Climate change-induced flooding threatens coastlines around the world. A new study from researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, the...

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Extreme low-frequency waves on the Ofu, American Samoa, reef flat

Extreme low-frequency waves on the Ofu, American Samoa, reef flat

Researchers from the USGS and the National Park Service have published the first documentation of exceptionally large low-frequency waves sweeping...

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SPCMSC scientists to assess heat-stress impacts to corals in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, with the National Park Service

SPCMSC scientists to assess heat-stress impacts to corals in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, with the National Park Service

A team from the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center will assist the National Park Service in assessing 2023 heat-stress damage to...

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Case Study: Monitoring Coastal Change via Satellite Imagery at Regional Scale in the Pacific Northwest

Case Study: Monitoring Coastal Change via Satellite Imagery at Regional Scale in the Pacific Northwest

A new study from USGS and partners showcases the accuracy and reliability of satellite-derived shoreline positions for monitoring coastal change...

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USGS Remote Sensing Data Tracks Big Sur Landslides of 2024

USGS Remote Sensing Data Tracks Big Sur Landslides of 2024

The USGS has collected and released topographic data that show the changes to the Mud Creek landslide of Big Sur during the winter and spring of 2024.

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Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge Sediment Cores Shed Light on Past Hydrothermal Activity

Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge Sediment Cores Shed Light on Past Hydrothermal Activity

In new research led by USGS, scientists analyzed cores collected from Loki's Castle vent field, a high-temperature hydrothermal system deep beneath...

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News Briefs: January-February 2024

News Briefs: January-February 2024

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

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Photo Roundup: January-February 2024

Photo Roundup: January-February 2024

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

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Forecasting Storm-Induced Coastal Flooding for the Hawaiian, Mariana, and American Samoan Islands

Forecasting Storm-Induced Coastal Flooding for the Hawaiian, Mariana, and American Samoan Islands

A team of USGS researchers and partners has integrated oceanographic, coastal engineering, ecological, and geospatial data and tools to model the...

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