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Hurricane Ian expected to cause significant coastal change along Florida’s Gulf Coast

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during and after Hurricane Ian, visit:

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Mass Wasting on the Cascadia Subduction Zone

Earthquakes can trigger gravity-driven debris flows, known as mass wasting events. When these occur underwater, debris surges downslope in a sediment...

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USGS Scientist Co-authored Paper on Predicting ripple wavelength

Meg Palmsten (SPCMSC) co-authored a recently published manuscript titled, “A machine learning approach to predicting equilibrium wavelength.”

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SPCMSC Scientists Partner in Collaborative Effort to Identify Cause of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD)

SPCMSC Research Microbiologist Christina Kellogg and Research Marine Biologist James Evans are participating in a collaborative experiment with...

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How USGS Coral Research in Puerto Rico Captured Rare Oceanographic Data from Hurricane Maria

A team of USGS researchers and partners in Puerto Rico studying corals in 2017 wasn’t intending to gain unique insight into the interaction between...

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A Changing Marsh: The Past, Present, and Future of Grand Bay

Coastal marshes are important habitats that serve as buffer zones between the land and the sea. However, many are at severe risk from increasing...

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New USGS Geonarrative: A Century of Change in Grand Bay, Mississippi and Alabama

The St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center’s Estuarine and MaRsh Geology (EMRG) group published a new USGS geonarrative on the extensive...

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Storlazzi recognized for contributions to U.S. coral reef conservation

USGS Research Geologist Dr. Curt Storlazzi was honored by the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force with a Scientific Achievement Award, presented by Department...

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Joint Expedition Explores West Coast Wind Sites for Deep-Sea Corals, Sponges, and Fish

Scientists from NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Geological Survey have embarked on an expedition to explore deep-sea sites being considered for...

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Coastal and Marine Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research Opportunities

The U.S. Geological Survey Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program is seeking candidates for eight Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research...

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News Briefs - July-August 2022

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

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