Mapping, Remote Sensing, and Geospatial Data

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Date published: June 23, 2020
Status: Active

Jumbo piston corer

Piston corers are generally used in areas with soft sediment, such as clay.

Date published: June 23, 2020
Status: Active

Hazards: EXPRESS

Marine geohazards including earthquakes, landslides, and tsunamis lie offshore of densely populated areas of California, Oregon, and Washington. One goal of EXPRESS is to improve assessments of these hazards.

Date published: June 23, 2020
Status: Active

Resources: EXPRESS

Along the U.S. west coast, the Pacific Ocean, ocean floor, and winds above contain potentially vast energy and mineral resources. Developing these resources safely and wisely requires detailed information for each area of interest. One goal of EXPRESS is to inform ocean...

Date published: June 22, 2020
Status: Active

NexView: Empowering decision makers to assess the impacts of development on social-ecological systems in the Lower Mekong River Basin by increasing access with integrated and visualized data, models, and decision making tools

The NewView integrated decision framework will facilitate informed discussions and decisions by enabling policy makers to manipulate and explore multiple decision scenarios and understand the impacts of these decision alternatives before decisions are made. 

Date published: June 16, 2020
Status: Active

Coastal Change Hazards - Technical Capabilities & Applications

The Technical Capabilities and Applications (TCA) component of the Coastal Change Hazards (CCH) program focus leverages technical talent across the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program (CMHRP) to bridge capability, expertise, and cooperation between the Coastal and Marine Science Centers in ...

Date published: June 16, 2020
Status: Active

Coastal Change Hazards - Stakeholder Engagement and Communications

An important role of the Coastal Change Hazards (CCH) program focus is to foster communication and information exchange, promote collaboration, build partnerships, and connect people with CCH knowledge, data, and tools. Coastal communities and practitioners need scientific information to support decisions regarding development, economics,...

Date published: June 16, 2020
Status: Active

Coastal Change Hazards - Research

The Research component of the Coastal Change Hazards (CCH) program focus conducts basic and applied research that is important for understanding the Nation’s dynamic coasts and increasing the resiliency of resources and lives along these coasts. Research is conducted...

Date published: June 16, 2020
Status: Active

Coastal Change Hazards

Natural processes such as waves, tides, and weather, continually change coastal landscapes. The integrity of coastal homes, businesses, and infrastructure can be threatened by hazards associated with event-driven changes, such as extreme storms and their impacts on beach and dune erosion, or longer-term, cumulative...

Date published: June 11, 2020
Status: Active

PCMSC vessel San Lorenzo

Above, the view through the windshield of San Lorenzo reveals a perfect work day on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta near Rio Vista, California.

Date published: June 11, 2020
Status: Active

PCMSC vessel Parke D. Snavely

Information about the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center's vessel Parke D. Snavely, acquired in November 2007.

Date published: June 8, 2020
Status: Active

PCMSC MarFac Team

Meet our team of fieldwork specialists at PCMSC's MarFac

Date published: June 8, 2020
Status: Active

PCMSC MarFac Vessels

The USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center uses a wide variety of vessels, from kayaks to open-ocean ships, to conduct fieldwork. Most vessels are managed by our Marine Facility, or MarFac.