Sound Waves Newsletter

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September 16, 2021

Special Issue on Reducing Flood Risk by Restoring Coral Reefs

In this special issue, explore the benefits provided by coral reefs off Florida and Puerto Rico - including flood risk reduction and protection for people, property, and natural resources. A new series of USGS reports demonstrates how the restoration of coral reefs can save hundreds of millions of dollars in storm-related damages every year.

August 31, 2021

Sound Waves Newsletter - July-August 2021

Learn about some of our barrier island research, deep sea "stepping stones," our 5000th sample at the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and more in this July-August 2021 issue of Sound Waves

March 31, 2021

Sound Waves Newsletter - December 2020-March 2021

Read about the challenges of conducting research during a pandemic, how USGS scientists conducted a nationwide assessment of salt marsh vulnerability, and more, in this December 2020-March 2021 issue of Sound Waves.

February 26, 2021

Sound Waves Newsletter - Special Issue on Coastal Change Hazards

In this issue of Sound Waves, we highlight some of the work conducted by USGS on Coastal Change Hazards. 

November 30, 2020

Sound Waves Newsletter - October-November 2020

We learn about mapping the Alaska coastline, meet some of our women scientists, and learn how we are connecting with students in a virtual world in this October-November 2020 issue of Sound Waves.

September 30, 2020

Sound Waves Newsletter - August-September 2020

We pay tribute to a dear friend and colleague, collect data on hurricanes, tsunamis, and earthquakes, train students with disabilities who in turn learn how to help us in a data rescue effort, and more, in this August-September 2020 issue of Sound Waves.

July 31, 2020

Sound Waves Newsletter - June-July 2020

In this issue of Sound Waves, we pay tribute to a beloved USGS colleague, Monty Hampton, and highlight his work on sand waves and sand lance in the Pacific Northwest; we also highlight USGS work on sand lance in the Atlantic and on tracking sea turtles to examine how changing environment affects marine life.

June 1, 2020

Sound Waves Newsletter - April-May 2020

USGS prepares for an active hurricane season, celebrates Ocean Month, wins two 1st place communications awards for an information product, and more, in this April-May 2020 issue of Sound Waves.

March 30, 2020

Sound Waves Newsletter - January-March 2020

USGS announces the release of the decadal strategic plan for the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program, USGS coastal and marine research strongly represented at the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting, USGS collects 12-year time series of climate data from the Gulf of Mexico, and more in this January-March 2020 issue of Sound Waves.

December 31, 2019

Sound Waves Newsletter - October-December 2019

The USGS loses a dear friend, the challenges of conducting Arctic fieldwork, congressional briefing on coastal impacts and resiliency, the USGS at the St. Petersburg Science Festival, and more in this October-December 2019 issue of Sound Waves.

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Sara Ernst

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Laura Torresan

IT Specialist / Web Design & Management
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Jolene Gittens

Technical Information Specialist
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Sound Waves is a newsletter produced by the USGS Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program, online from January 1999 to present.