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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

New USGS study on a breach generated by Hurricane Sandy at Fire Island, three new oceanographic time-series datasets released, graduate students take field trip to Carmel River to learn about San Clemente Dam removal, USGS scientists participate in annual conference for Chicanos, Hispanics, and Native Americans, and more in this November-December 2017 issue fo Sound Waves.

November 1, 2017

Sound Waves Newsletter - August-October 2017

Video cameras help forecast coastal change, USGS Monitors Huge Landslides on California's Big Sur Coast, Coastal change caused by Hurricane Irma, and more in this August-October 2017 issue of Sound Waves.

July 31, 2017

Sound Waves Newsletter - June-July 2017

New coastal flooding study released in Scientific Reports, members and staff of the Massachusetts State Senate visited the USGS WHCMSC, Richard Signell and Cassandra Ladino honored with the 2017 CDI Leadership and Innovation Award, new data obtained from the inner continental shelf off the Delmarva Peninsula, and more in this June-July 2017 issue of Sound Waves.

May 31, 2017

Sound Waves Newsletter - May 2017

Scientists prepare for hurricane season with new tools and data, southern California could lose up to two-thirds of its beaches by 2100, real-time public engagement during deep-water remotely operated vehicle dives, PCMSC women’s panel discuss their careers to inspire girls, Sam Johnson is keynote speaker at geological conference in South Africa, and more in this May 2017 issue of Sound Waves. 

April 30, 2017

Sound Waves Newsletter - April 2017

Coral reef erosion leaves coastal communities at risk, new report published on the seaward extent of remaining Arctic subsea permafrost, USGS researchers complete the Unmanned Aerial Systems certification training, Guy Gelfenbaum takes over as director of the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Robert Rosenbauer retires from the USGS, and more in this April 2017 issue of Sound Waves.

March 31, 2017

Sound Waves Newsletter - March 2017

New USGS coastal erosion study shows the 2015–16 El Niño was extremely powerful, USGS research ecologist co-leads an expedition aboard the NOAA vessel Okeanos Explorer, staff from the USGS CWPPRA participate in the 8th annual World Wetlands Day, Rob Thieler is the new director of the USGS WHCMSC, Mendenhall Research Fellows bring new talent, and more in this March 2017 issue of Sound Waves.

February 28, 2017

Sound Waves Newsletter - January-February 2017

Striking new seafloor imagery of the QCF Fault; new USGS mapping studies in San Pablo Bay; new technique for determining imperiled coastal salt marshes; CoSMoS helps California coastal residents understand vulnerabilities; three new oceanographic time-series datasets released, special issue of Journal of Coastal Research, and more in this January-February 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.