Science in action across Gulf of Mexico ecosystems.
From barrier islands and endemic critters...
...to water and hazards science.
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Gulf of Mexico
USGS provides science about ecosystems, natural hazards, water resources, energy, and minerals. Our scientists are conducting research in the Gulf of Mexico that investigates the past, present and future trajectories of coastal ecosystems, the stressors that impact those ecosystems, and restoration and management alternatives that aim to recover and sustain ecosystem functions and services.