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California

The Southwest Region includes California, Nevada, and Arizona. The Regional Office, headquartered in Sacramento, provides Center oversight and support, facilitates internal and external collaborations, and works to further USGS strategic science directions.

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View of Merced River from webcam

Merced River at Happy Isles Bridge, Yosemite, CA Webcam

This webcam is located at the USGS stream-gaging station on MERCED R A HAPPY ISLES BRIDGE NR YOSEMITE. This station provides continuous monitoring of certain river conditions such as flow and stage. The webcam provides valuable information to Yosemite National

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Camera 1, Santa Cruz, California Main Beach time-averaged image from video camera looking at the sandy beach, pier, and ocean.

Santa Cruz Main Beach Webcam Time-Averaged Image

Video camera time-exposure image at Main Beach in Santa Cruz, California, looking eastward. Learn more about the cameras and how we're using them to study coastal change.

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May 7, 2020

Hotel and Travel information for 2020 Federal UAS workshop

Lodging information and directions for 4th Federal UAS workshop

Infographic about the 2019 report "California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards"

California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards

Infographic about the 2019 report "California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards"

Image of the front page of Sound Waves, Dec. 2010
March 25, 2019

Sound Waves, Dec. 2010

The stories in the Dec. 2010 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2010/12/

California Sea Otter Numbers Drop Again

Search for Evidence of Prehistoric Tsunamis and Great Earthquakes on Chirikof Island,

Image of the front page of Sound Waves, Mar. - April 2012
March 22, 2019

Sound Waves, Mar. - April 2012

The stories in the Mar. - April 2012 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2012/04/

Seabird and Mammal Surveys Off California, Oregon, and Washington 

Maps Based on Satellite Telemetry Help Russian

View from a building top looking down on a sandy beach with beachgoers, pier extending into water, amusement park in background.

Santa Cruz Main Beach video camera 1 snapshot

Video camera snapshot overlooking Main Beach in Santa Cruz, California, looking eastward. Learn more about the cameras and how we're using them to study coastal change.

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View from the sky of a landscape with a river running through it, and the river is winding back and forth.

Mokelumne River Bathymetry

A winding strip of rainbow colors shows the bathymetry (depth) of the bed of the Mokelumne River just above its confluence with the San Joaquin in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta east of San Francisco Bay. USGS scientists mapped the channel as part of a project to

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A view from atop a coastal bluff looking at a sandy beach, waves, and ocean, highlighting areas of movement.

Sunset Beach Camera 1 Bright Image

Video camera snapshot at Sunset State Beach in Watsonville, California, looking northwest. Learn more about the cameras and their imagery, and how we're using them to study coastal change.

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Camera 2, Santa Cruz, California Cowells Beach time-averaged image from video camera looking at the sandy beach and ocean.

Santa Cruz Cowells Beach Webcam Time-Averaged Image

Video camera time-exposure image at Cowells Beach in Santa Cruz, California, looking southward. Learn more about the cameras and how we're using them to study coastal change.

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