Schoolchildren Inspired by Deep-Sea Corals
Nancy Prouty gave a presentation at Belle Haven elementary school in east Menlo Park, California, showing 2nd-graders examples of deep-sea corals and explained how scientists collect and study them.
Coral Disease on Kauaʻi
USGS oceanographer Peter Swarzenski was interviewed about his new project, investigating factors that may be affecting coral “black band disease” on Kauaʻi’s north shore.
New Maps Reveal Seafloor off San Francisco Area
Three new sets of maps detail the offshore bathymetry, habitats, geology and submarine environment of the seafloor off the coast of San Francisco, Drakes Bay, and Tomales Point.
Scientific Portrait of the Largest Dam Removal in U.S. History
Government, tribal, and university researchers worked together to examine and report the effects of removing two large dams from the Elwha River in Washington State.
California Seafloor Mapping Program Reaches Milestone
The first phase of map and geospatial data publications, comprising six USGS Scientific Investigations Maps and associated data files centered on the Santa Barbara Channel, is now complete.
Future Wave and Wind Effects on Pacific Islands—Projections Will Assist Planning for Climate Change
Climate changes during the 21st century are expected to alter the highest waves and strongest winds across U.S. and U.S.-affiliated Pacific islands.
Dive In! Explore Thousands of Coastal and Seafloor Images along U.S. Coasts
Thousands of photographs and videos of the seafloor and coastline—most areas never seen before—are now easily accessible online.
Undamming Washington’s Elwha River—Public Lecture on Largest Dam Removal in U.S. History
Amy East described changes to the landscape caused by the removal of two large dams—the 32-meter-tall Elwha Dam and the 64-meter-tall Glines Canyon Dam—from the Elwha River in Washington State.