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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

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Photo collage of our labs showing various steps in the processing of sediment and cores. Photo of USGS researchers with visiting KIGAM researchers. Pholer. Photograph of the water control structure between Alviso Slough and about 14000 acres of former salt ponds currently undergoing restoration. Curt Storlazzi free diving to install a temperature sensor near the coral reef off Makua, Kauai, to try to detect fresh, cold, submarine groundwater seeping from the seabed. Screenshot, HERA displays number of residents and projected flooding for a 20-year storm at sea level 10 inches higher than today's in Imperial Beach, San Diego County. Photograph of marine geology enthusiasts at CGS conference. Field photos of Amy and Melissa.

Learn how the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center stores, processes, and analyzes seafloor cores and sediment samples

USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center hosts visitors from Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources

Study forecasting erosion of Southern California beaches draws widespread media attention

Mapping the effects of storm flow on a wetland-restoration site in south San Francisco Bay

USGS scientist quoted in news article about connection between watersheds and coral reefs

USGS website estimates community impacts from projected coastal-flooding hazards in California

USGS seafloor-mapping expert Sam Johnson is keynote speaker at geological conference in South Africa

USGS scientists offer career advice to students at University of California, Santa Cruz

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We conduct multidisciplinary scientific research in the coastal and offshore areas of California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, and other US Pacific Islands; and in other waterways of the United States.

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