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February 2017

Screenshot from 360-degree video shot December 16, 2016, during a king tide at Malibu Broad Beach in Southern California.

USGS scientist provides a glimpse of future sea levels in Southern California

Photograph of our acting deputy center director.

Nadine Golden is Acting Deputy Director of Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

January 2017

David Louie of ABC7 News interviews USGS researcher Patrick Barnard near the San Lorenzo River mouth during January 13 seafloor surveys to measure sand delivered by recent storms. Photo by Andrew Stevens, USGS.

Media coverage of post-storm beach mapping in Santa Cruz, California

USGS oceanographer Dan Hoover uses a GPS-equipped backpack to measure sand elevations on Main Beach, Santa Cruz, near the mouth of the San Lorenzo River on January 12, 2017. Photo by Andrew Stevens, USGS.

Storms that battered Santa Cruz, California, brought beneficial sand to beaches

Juliette Finzi Hart, USGS, shows how much flooding a large storm combined with future sea-level rise would likely cause in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

USGS oceanographer uses virtual reality to show how future storms and sea-level rise could affect Long Beach, California

Photograph of Makua Beach on Kauai.

Why have some corals succumbed to black band disease? Learn what USGS scientists are doing to try to answer that question, in this new video.

Photograph of Amy East ready to deploy water sampling device.

Researchers brave storm to measure sediment carried to coast by river in Santa Cruz, California

Photograph of Guy and Bob shaking hands.

Guy Gelfenbaum is new director of Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

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