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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

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Photograph of AGU participants outside of Moscone Convention Center in December, 2015. Photo by Rex Sanders, USGS. Photograph of Santa Monica Pier showing a visitor looking through an Owl. Screenshot from CBS This Morning interview with Janet. Photograph of a tripod, holding instrumentation, underwater in Australia. Computer-generated, three-dimensional graphic of western Santa Barbara Channel showing seafloor surface, sediment layers beneath the seafloor, landslides and long crack in seafloor, and a gas seep location. Chinese visitors and USGS hosts during a field trip stop at Cove Beach in Aņo Nuevo State Park. Photo by Stephen Hartwell, USGS. Photographs of USGS scientist Janet Watt, left, and the stern of research vessel Retriever, right. Coral Forest: Medusa, at the New York University Abu Dhabi Institute, UAE, 2014. Featuring spiral horns and tube worms by the Scottsdale Reefers and video tape danglers by Christine Wertheim.

Watch free, online AGU 2016 Fall Meeting talks by USGS coastal and ocean scientists (and others)

Visualizing sea-level rise in Santa Monica, California

CBS This Morning features USGS scientists studying link between earthquake faults near San Francisco, California

New video highlights major coral reef study by USGS and Australian scientists

Looking for causes of underwater landslides near Santa Barbara

TV News Features USGS Use of Historical Photos to Measure Cliff Erosion in San Francisco

Coring the Hayward-Rodgers Creek fault zone in San Pablo Bay to unravel the history of faulting beneath the bay

USGS coral expert in wide-ranging panel discussion: “Understanding Coral Reefs”

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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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