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Image of the front page of Sound Waves, June 2011
March 22, 2019

Sound Waves, June 2011

The stories in the June 2011 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2011/06/

International Team Studies Tsunami Deposits in Japan to Improve Understanding and Mitigation of Tsunami Hazards 

USGS Scuba

Hurricane Michael Batters Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael blew into the Florida Panhandle on October 10, 2018.

Landsat 7 images captured before and after highlight the destructive path of the Category 4 storm.

Mexico Beach was all but demolished, with homes left in heaps by wind and storm surge. The green leaves that pop near the town in the Landsat image from September 14 were stripped from trees

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TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: City/Town Halls in FL as of 05/28/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: City/Town Halls in FL as of 05/28/20

View of river from webcam

Pithlachascotee River near Fivay Junction (02310280)

Live Watercam video at Pithlachascotee River near Fivay Junction (02310280)

Note: This is not a live image. Please click the webcam button to view the live webcam.

Image of the front page of Sound Waves, April - May 2011
March 22, 2019

Sound Waves, April - May 2011

The stories in the April - May 2011 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2011/04/

Connecting Marshes to the Sea—Sediment in the Shallows of San Francisco Bay 

Birders Urged to Help Track the California

Image: Faka Union Canal Weir #1, Collier County, Florida

Faka Union Canal Weir #1, Collier County, Florida

The Faka Union Canal Weir #1 (Collier County, Florida) helps create a downstream hydrological haven for manatees. During the cold winter months, the right flow conditions can maintain a salinity gradient known as a halocline that traps warm water near the bottom of the residential canals at Port of the Islands.

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: City/Town Halls in FL as of 06/04/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: City/Town Halls in FL as of 06/04/20

Image of the front page of Sound Waves, March 2011
March 22, 2019

Sound Waves, March 2011

The stories in the March 2011 issue of Sound Waves:

https://archive.usgs.gov/archive/sites/soundwaves.usgs.gov/2011/03/

Japan Lashed by Powerful Earthquake, Devastating Tsunami

Long-Lived, Slow-Growing Corals in Deep Waters of the Gulf of Mexico

Image: Manatee Swimming in Faka Union Canal, Florida

Manatee Swimming in Faka Union Canal, Florida

A manatee swims downstream from a weir in Faka Union Canal known to create a strong salinity gradient downstream.

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: City/Town Halls in FL as of 06/11/20

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: City/Town Halls in FL as of 06/11/20