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Coastal Change Hazards Team Forecasted Hurricane Idalia Beach Impacts

Coastal Change Hazards Team Forecasted Hurricane Idalia Beach Impacts

As Hurricane Idalia approached the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and then the southeast Atlantic coast, the USGS Coastal Change Hazards team produced a series...

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USGS forecasts Tropical Storm Idalia may cause significant coastal change along western Florida

USGS forecasts Tropical Storm Idalia may cause significant coastal change along western Florida

A new U.S. Geological Survey coastal change forecast predicts sandy beaches and dunes along Florida’s west coast are likely to see significant impacts...

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SPCMSC scientists and National Park Service resource managers collaborate to save threatened corals during ocean-heat wave

SPCMSC scientists and National Park Service resource managers collaborate to save threatened corals during ocean-heat wave

A team from the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center and the National Park Service conducted emergency fieldwork to protect corals during...

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Post-fire Hydrologic Response Along the Central California Coast

Post-fire Hydrologic Response Along the Central California Coast

The Central California coast, a region characterized by active tectonics and steep terrain, is well known for producing destructive and hazardous...

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Coral Bleaching Event Can Increase Flood Risk, Economic Losses

Coral Bleaching Event Can Increase Flood Risk, Economic Losses

Coral reefs are known for their natural beauty, biodiversity, and support of important local fisheries, but their value and importance extend even...

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USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Researcher Rose Palermo receives prestigious award from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Researcher Rose Palermo receives prestigious award from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Dr. Rose Palermo was selected to receive the George “Gera” Pavlovich Panteleyev Award from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). This award...

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New Geonarrative Explores Elwha River Restoration, Ten Years On

New Geonarrative Explores Elwha River Restoration, Ten Years On

From 2011-2014, a team of federal, state, tribal, academic, and community partners worked to remove two large dams on the Elwha River in Washington...

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SPCMSC scientists conducting geophysical surveys at the Chandeleur Islands, LA

SPCMSC scientists conducting geophysical surveys at the Chandeleur Islands, LA

The team is collecting elevation and geophysical data to quantify storm-related barrier island sediment redistribution in Breton National Wildlife...

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High water temperatures bleaching coral along south Florida coast

High water temperatures bleaching coral along south Florida coast

As much of the world grapples with historic heat waves exacerbated by climate change and the ongoing El Nino event, ocean temperatures are also on the...

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SPCMSC scientists uncover why corals grow so well in Dry Tortugas National Park

SPCMSC scientists uncover why corals grow so well in Dry Tortugas National Park

Ilsa Kuffner and others of the USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (SPCMSC) are co-authors on a new journal article in Nature...

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