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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP)

Award-Winning Web Team!The quake-maker you've never heard of: CascadiaWatch the video: Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss50-Year-Old Mystery SolvedNew Issue of Sound Waves OnlineUSGS Beach Erosion Team featured in <i>Cape Cod Times</i>Coastal Change Forecasts for Jan. 2016 StormUSGS Coupled Ocean - Wave model prediction of large coastal waves

Award-Winning Web Team!

The Coastal and Marine Geology Program website has won a 2015 Shoemaker Award for Communication Product Excellence in the Internet Product category.

The quake-maker you've never heard of: Cascadia

Cascadia can make an earthquake almost 30 times more energetic than the San Andreas, and generate a tsunami at the same time.

"Excellence in Partnering" Award

Interagency team of USGS, BOEM and NOAA is recognized for the "Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss" project

Watch the video: Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss

Explore deepwater marine habitats through video and interviews with scientists

50-Year-Old Mystery Solved

Seafloor Mapping Reveals Cause of 1964 Tsunami that Destroyed Alaskan Village

New Issue of Sound Waves Online

Cover Story: Investigating the Offshore Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault System in Southeastern Alaska

USGS Beach Erosion Team featured in Cape Cod Times

Chris Sherwood and Steve Suttle were photographed beneath a new, 8 foot high scarp in the reconstructed dune at Sandwich Town Neck Beach.

Coastal Change Forecasts for Jan. 2016 Storm

See the USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal for predicted impacts.

USGS Coupled Ocean - Wave model prediction of large coastal waves

How do large storms such as hurricanes and Nor'Easters affect sediment transport in the coastal zone? USGS COAWST model predicts ocean conditions.

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