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Recent Coastal and Marine Fieldwork - October-November 2018

Recently USGS scientists visited more than 20 coastal and offshore locations, studying deep corals off the East Coast, restored beaches and dunes in New Jersey, mine tailings in Lake Superior, and much more.

This article is part of the October-November 2018 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.

Map of United States with dots along the coast and in oceans to show where recent field work has been completed.
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.

Here’s a quick overview of some recent fieldwork by our researchers.