Studying Recent Tsunami Deposits in Icy Bay, Alaska
USGS scientists study recent tsunami deposits to better understand how tsunamis work, recognize ancient tsunami deposits, and improve natural-hazard assessments.
What a Drag: The Global Impact of Bottom Trawling
Recent research outlines the severe consequences that bottom trawling has on loose sediment on the ocean floor.
Examining the Chemistry of Seawater and Coral to Promote the Health of West Maui’s Coral Reefs
USGS scientists focused on understanding the link between land-based pollutants and coral reef health along the coast of west Maui in the Hawaiian Islands.
USGS Briefed Congressman Adam Schiff’s Staff Members on Geologic Hazards in Southern California
Offshore earthquakes, undersea landslides, and tsunamis were among the hazards discussed during a USGS Congressional briefing in Southern California on June 9.
USGS CoSMoS team wins Point Blue Outstanding Partner Award
CoSMoS makes detailed predictions about coastal flooding due to both sea-level rise and storms driven by climate change with interactive maps at the web site, Our Coast Our Future.
Briefing on seafloor mapping and coastal change hazards for Representative Sam Farr in Monterey, California
After reading the USGS news release about newly published maps of the Monterey Bay seafloor, the Congressman requested a briefing from Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center scientists.
USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program website wins award!
The website developed by Jolene Gittens, Greg Miller, Andrea Toran, Laura Torresan, and Ann Tihansky won the USGS Shoemaker Award for Communication Excellence in the internet product category.
Collaborative Study in the Ningaloo Reef
This was the largest, most intensive study of coral reef hydrodynamics, ever!