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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

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Amy East sits in a forested area wearing field gear talking to an unseen interviewer. Bald eagle sits atop a leafless tree, overlooking a marshy inlet with farmland in the distance. In a room with various charts and posters on the walls, people stand facing a man who is holding an object and talking. On a high coastal cliff, a video camera is mounted on a pole and secured to a tree, and down below it's low tide. Aerial photo looking at the mouth of a river with sand bars, land surrounding the river is covered with trees and other vegetation. A map with shaded imagery to show the seafloor and land features with offshore landslide areas drawn in. Men and women posing together in front of a building entrance, everyone is smiling for the camera. Photo from the air, showing some low-profile islands with visible sand, vegetation, and coral reefs; under the photo are large, bold letters, words written in hungarian. Cartoons showing ocean wave scenarios and what would happen to groundwater given rising sea level conditions.

Amy East elected GSA Fellow for insights into landscape response to changes in sediment supply

I spy with my little (eagle-) eye . . .

Mensa tour of Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Video cameras monitor coastal change on Whidbey Island, Washington

USGS partnership with Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe featured in new fact sheet on Elwha River dam removals

Most-cited award for special issue of Marine Geology

USGS scientist visits Korea Institute of Geology and Mineral Industries

Media coverage of threat to atoll islands from rising seas and wave-driven flooding

Saltwater contamination of freshwater resources could make many atoll islands uninhabitable in decades

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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.

PCMSC Seminar Series

Please join us for scientific talks and presentations given by local scientists and researchers.

Thurs., June 21st at 11:00 am

Steven Thur

NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)

Introduction to NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)

Seminar page link.

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