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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

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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. Photo collage of USGS and UW crew aboard research vessel Barnes, with inset map of Cascadia Zone and inset photo of gear used on the trip. Patrick Barnard discusses some of the initial projections for Venice and Marina del Rey with City of Los Angeles planning officials at a recent Adapt L A meeting. Photos of Janet Watt with core samples, the stern of shallow-draft barge Retriever, and Jackson Curry launching a chirp subbottom profiler. Perspective views of multibeam bathymetry data acquired by the USGS aboard research vessell Medeia. Shallower depths in red. Arrows point to the distinct line in the seafloor associated with the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather fault.

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

Collaborative research cruise investigates earthquake hazards in Seattle, Washington

Helping Communities Understand Future Coastal Hazards

Connecting Earthquake Faults near San Francisco, California, Requires Many Approaches

Striking New Seafloor Imagery of the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault in the Gulf of Alaska

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