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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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Image of the front page of Sound Waves, July - Aug. 2012
March 22, 2019

Sound Waves, July - Aug. 2012

The stories in the July - Aug. 2012 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2012/08/

USGS Scientists Study an Oil-Spill-Mitigation Sand Berm in the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana 

Collecting Ocean-

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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Image of a beach made by stacking many video frames together, to give a sense of change in a static image.

Santa Cruz Cowells Beach video camera dark image

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

Sunset Beach Camera 1 Dark Image

Video camera dark image 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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Image of the front page of Sound Waves, Jan. - Feb. 2011
March 22, 2019

Sound Waves, Jan. - Feb. 2011

The stories in the Jan. - Feb. 2011 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2011/01/

Projected Losses of Arctic Sea Ice and Polar Bear Habitat May Be Reduced if Greenhouse-Gas Emissions are

Image of the front page of Sound Waves, May - June 2012
March 22, 2019

Sound Waves, May - June 2012

The stories in the May - June 2012 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2012/06/

Gas Hydrates and Climate Warming—Why a Methane Catastrophe Is Unlikely 

Real-Time Mapping of Seawater and Atmospheric

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Fire Stations in CA, NV, AZ as of 02/18/21

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: Fire Stations in CA, NV, AZ as of 02/18/21