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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP)

A short video: Earth-Science-ArtTsunami Preparedness Along the U.S. West CoastNew Report Quantifies Coastal Change from Hurricane SandyMonitoring Coral GrowthEffects of dam removal on coastal and marine ecosystemsUSGS Deploys Oceanographic Gear Offshore of Fire Island, NY'Footprints' Describe Undersea Features

A short video: Earth-Science-Art

A unique collaborative project where coastal and marine research scientists and artists inspire each other.

Tsunami Preparedness Along the U.S. West Coast

USGS tsunami research provides critical information to keep the public informed and prepared for these powerful hazards.

New Report Quantifies Coastal Change from Hurricane Sandy

Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy

Monitoring Coral Growth

A new approach to measuring coral growth offers valuable tool for reef managers

Effects of dam removal on coastal and marine ecosystems

How changes in salinity, temperature, and turbidity affect biological productivity near the mouth of the Elwha River

USGS Deploys Oceanographic Gear Offshore of Fire Island, NY

Fieldwork experiments offshore of Fire Island, NY, are part of study looking at coastal response to storms

'Footprints' Describe Undersea Features

New data products of ocean and coastal regions support geospatial data communities

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