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Maps and Imagery for Hurricane Response

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Determining how high floodwaters reached helps communities prepare for future floods

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Hurricanes can spread invasive species if they survive the ride

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Hurricanes may pose a threat to people along the coasts and far inland

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Changes to the Coastline Can Affect Where, and How Severely, Flooding Occurs

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Storm Tide Poses One of the Most Serious Hurricane Threats to People and Infrastructure

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season is Here

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Hurricane or Bust: How DUNEX Found Consolation in the Middle

Even without direct landfall by a major storm, a wealth of data was collected on the Outer Banks of North Carolina this hurricane season.

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Reducing Flood Risks by Restoring Coral Reefs

Healthy coral reefs are more than just hotspots of marine biodiversity—they’re also invaluable to long-term resilience against coastal storms.

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USGS Deploying Storm-tide Sensors in Louisiana, Mississippi in Advance of Hurricane Ida

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during and after Hurricane Ida, visit www.usgs.gov/ida.

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