International Recognition for Historic Elwha River Restoration
Collaborative work by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe to restore the Elwha River of Washington, USA, was honored during the awarding of the 2016 Thiess International Riverprize.
USGS Research on Diseased Hawaiian Corals Featured in Newspaper and Radio Interviews
Reporters in Kauai, Hawaiʻi, interviewed USGS researchers on possible causes of a black band coral disease outbreak on the island’s north shore.
USGS information provided for briefing on Arctic erosion
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge manager Brian Glaspell requested information about USGS work on Barter Island, Alaska, from scientists at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center.
Christian Science Monitor interviews USGS scientist about earthquake and tsunami in the southwest Pacific
Research geophysicist Eric Geist of the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center was interviewed about a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that generated a small tsunami when it hit the Pacific Ocean near New Caledonia the previous day.
Monitoring coastal change on Pacific beaches near the Columbia River
In the last two weeks of August 2016, USGS scientists are set to collect data from Washington and Oregon beaches to monitor coastal changes on Pacific Northwest beaches.
Mapping an offshore earthquake fault in southeast Alaska
The seaward side of this major earthquake fault moves northwest relative to the landward side at an average rate of about 2 inches per year!
Boaters rescued during USGS research cruise in southern Alaska
USGS scientists were testing equipment in Resurrection Bay, Alaska, on August 8 when their research vessel received a distress signal from a small boat about 3 miles away.
Large Deposits of Potentially Producible Gas Hydrate Found in Indian Ocean
PCMSC's Dr. Pamela Swarzenski (above, left) is among the USGS researchers who participated in a cooperative partnership with the Governments of India and Japan.