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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

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High coastal bluff with an apartment building perched on top near the edge of the cliff and what looks like posts of an old fence or pier in the water. View from the sky looking down on the land in shades of gray and a river with its depth represented in different colors. 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.

Southern California coastal cliffs could retreat 135 feet in 80 years as erosion rates potentially double

The Long and Winding... River

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

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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.

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