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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

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A portrait of a smiling woman on the left, and the cover of a scientific magazine on right featuring a photo of a rocky river gorge, and both images are on top of another scenic river photo. Underwater photo of a rocky outcrop covered with multicolored deep-sea corals and sponges. Underwater photoraph of a coral reef with a small instrument attached to it with a long rope floating in the water column. People stand around a table listening thoughfully, while one man talks. A man walks on low sand dunes, wearing a backpack and carrying a handheld computer, near a river and with smokestacks in the far background.

USGS scientist selected as next editor-in-chief of AGU’s Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface

Research cruise surveys deep-water coral, sponge, and fish habitats off U.S. West Coast

Using video imagery and wave measurements to study flood hazards in San Juan, Puerto Rico

City of Santa Cruz staff briefed on USGS science activities

Beach surveys to monitor change along northern Monterey Bay

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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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