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Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - April-May 2018

USGS scientists visited more than 20 coastal and offshore locations studying Yucatan coastal caves, wildfire-contaminated sediments in California, hurricane damage to coral reefs in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and much more. Here’s a quick overview of some fieldwork by our researchers.

This article is part of the April-May 2018 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.

Map of North America with dots along coasts, on islands, and in oceans to show where fieldwork has been conducted.
Approximate locations of some recent USGS coastal and offshore fieldwork. Dark blue areas outline the US Exclusive Economic Zone; purple areas show US Great Lakes waters.

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