Sound Waves Newsletter

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May 31, 2019

Sound Waves Newsletter - April-May 2019

Coral reefs provide flood protection, new Aleutian tsunami evidence, sea turtle scientists head back to the field after Hurricane Michael, and more in this April-May 2019 issue of Sound Waves.

March 29, 2019

Sound Waves Newsletter - February-March 2019

Sea-level rise plus an extreme storm could seriously impact people and property in coastal California, drone equipped with sensor is low-cost way to measure methane escaping from permafrost, USGS provides coastal storm impact computer model training, USGS center in Santa Cruz welcomes two new researchers, and more in this February-March issue of Sound Waves.

November 1, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - October-November 2018

Researcher group completes the Mid-Atlantic Resource Imaging Experiment, USGS researchers finds that turbidity currents involve large-scale movements of the seafloor in addition to moving sediment, USGS researchers study life in underwater cave ecosystems, a new study is published about coral reef decline in Florida, and more in this October-November 2018 issue of Sound Waves Newsletter.

September 30, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - September 2018

Scientists from the USGS and six research partners publish a paper summarizing a half-decade of changes to the shape and sediment of the Elwha River after dam removal, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory team spearhead Kīlauea eruption monitoring and data-analysis efforts, USGS scientists receive DOI Award for Elwha River dam-removal study, and more in this September 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

August 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - August 2018

Invasive plants impede sediment movement the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta depends on, newly developed USGS natural hazards education outreach materials presented at the Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers, geographer joins PCMSC, new USGS Report on the San Gregorio-Hosgri Fault's role in shaping the Big Sur coast, and more in this August 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

July 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - July 2018

An international team of scientists collaborates to image the deep structure of the Dead Sea fault in Israel, USGS scientists receive the USGS 2017 Excellence in Leadership Award for guiding efforts to better assess coastal vulnerability to flooding, a Fulbright Scholar joins the Marine Geohazards Project at WHCMSC, and more in this July 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

June 30, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - June 2018

USGS responded to five major hurricanes in 2017 and prepares for the 2018 storm season, the USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards project provides data and tools for the May 25th storm Alberto, a USGS-led special issue of Marine Geology receives a most-cited certificate from the journal in May 2018, and more in this June 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

May 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - April-May 2018

Understanding how and where mineral-rich deposits form in the ocean and what effects mining them could have on deep-ocean environment, deploying oceanographic gear offshore of a natural inlet, visiting scientist from Japan collaborating with USGS on shoreline-change research, and more in this April-May issue of Sound Waves.

March 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - March 2018

USGS scientists study polluted groundwater discharging onto a shallow coral reef in Hawai'i, join a research cruise to understand the seafloor topography of the Rio Grande Rise, welcome a Fulbright Scholar to the PCMSC Coral Reef Project, publish an article on a 20 year study of regional acidification trends in Florida shellfish estuaries, and more in this March 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

February 28, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - February 2018

Researchers find giant grooves on the tectonic plates that form a subduction zone, impacts of climate change may make many low-lying Pacific islands uninhabitable in 20 years, how two recent earthquakes did not trigger larger tsunamis, a new data catalog that makes it easier to find coastal and marine data sets, and more in this February 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

January 31, 2018

Sound Waves Newsletter - January 2018

Studying earthquake hazards along a large, fast-moving fault off southeast Alaska, successful Open House at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, highlights from the largest scientific meeting and conference in San Francisco, honoring the 42-year career of Associate Program Coordinator for USGS coastal and marine geology, and more in this January 2018 issue of Sound Waves.

December 31, 2017

Sound Waves Newsletter - November-December 2017

Detailed new USGS study of a Hurricane Sandy-created breach at Fire Island, three new oceanographic time-series datasets released, San Clemente Dam removal field trip to the Carmel River for graduate students, WHCMSC participates in a variety of outreach opportunities, USGS scientists participate in annual SACNAS conference, and more in this November-December 2017 issue of Sound Waves.

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