Oceans

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Date published: June 12, 2018
Status: Active

CoSMoS 2.0: North-central California (outer coast)

Our Coast, Our Future (OCOF) is a collaborative, user-driven project providing science-based decision-support tools to help coastal planners and emergency responders understand, visualize, and anticipate local impacts from sea-level rise (SLR) and storms...

Date published: June 8, 2018
Status: Active

Featured Photos and Videos

Keep watching this page for more photos from our scientists!

Contacts: Laura Torresan
Date published: June 7, 2018
Status: Active

Using Video Imagery to Study Coastal Change: Whidbey Island

Video cameras overlook the coast along a beach on Whidbey Island, Island County at the northern boundary of Puget Sound in western Washington. The cameras are part of the Remote Sensing Coastal Change project.

    Date published: June 7, 2018
    Status: Active

    Using Video Imagery to Study Coastal Change: Sunset State Beach

    Two video cameras overlook the coast at Sunset State Beach in Watsonville, California. Camera 1 looks northwest while Camera 2 looks north. The cameras are part of the Remote Sensing Coastal Change project.

    Date published: June 7, 2018
    Status: Active

    Using Video Imagery to Study Coastal Change: Santa Cruz Beaches

    Two video cameras atop the Dream Inn hotel in Santa Cruz, California, overlook the coast in northern Monterey Bay. Camera 1 looks eastward over Santa Cruz Main Beach and boardwalk, while Camera 2 looks southward over Cowells Beach. The cameras are part of the Remote Sensing Coastal Change...

    Date published: June 6, 2018
    Status: Active

    Geologic Mapping of the Massachusetts Seafloor

    The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) is conducting geologic mapping of the sea floor to characterize the surface and shallow subsurface geologic framework within the Massachusetts coastal zone. The long-term goal of this mapping effort is to produce high-resolution geologic maps and a Geographic Information System (GIS) that...

    Date published: June 4, 2018
    Status: Active

    Coastal Landscape- Structured Decision Making

    An effort to better understand the effects that sea-level rise (SLR) is likely to have on the coastal zone has brought together a network of Department of Interior collaborators and academic partners through the DOI North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative  (NALCC) and ...

    Date published: June 4, 2018
    Status: Active

    Coastal Landscape Response to Sea-Level Rise Assessment for the Northeastern United States

    As part of the USGS Sea-Level Rise Hazards and Decision-Support project, this assessment seeks to predict the response to sea-level rise across the coastal landscape under a range of future scenarios by evaluating the likelihood of inundation as well as dynamic coastal change. The research is being conducted in conjunction with resource managers and decision makers from federal and state...

    Contacts: Erika Lentz, Ph.D., Nathaniel Plant, Radley M. Horton
    Date published: June 4, 2018
    Status: Active

    GeoJSON Testing

    Testing converted Ogre and ArcGIS shapefile-to-GeoJSON to see how they work in Drupal in a hope to define the process better.

    Date published: May 11, 2018
    Status: Active

    Coral Reef Project

    Explore the fascinating undersea world of coral reefs. Learn how we map, monitor, and model coral reefs so we can better understand, protect, and preserve our Nation's reefs.

    Contacts: Curt Storlazzi
    Date published: May 11, 2018
    Status: Active

    Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change Impacts to Reefs

    This study is part of the USGS Coral Reef Project.

    Contacts: Curt Storlazzi