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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP)

Deepwater Exploration of Glacier Bay National ParkExploring Causes of Coral DiseaseFull Suite of Geophysical Data for the Delmarva PeninsulaUp to 70 Percent of Northeast U.S. Coast May Adapt to Rising SeasChanging Landscapes in the Pacific NorthwestUSGS Data Release shares seafloor data off Monterey, CAMapping Cape Cod National Seashore using unmanned aerial systemsLinking Coastal Processes and Vulnerability2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Deepwater Exploration of Glacier Bay National Park

A collaborative team conducted the first-ever deepwater exploration of Glacier Bay using both diver-based surveys and a remotely operated vehicle.

Exploring Causes of Coral Disease

Watch a video on how the USGS is trying to understand potential environmental drivers of coral disease.

Full Suite of Geophysical Data for the Delmarva Peninsula

Understanding Coastal Response along Natural and Engineered Coasts

Up to 70 Percent of Northeast U.S. Coast May Adapt to Rising Seas

New model corrects assumption that drowning is only scenario for low-lying coasts

Changing Landscapes in the Pacific Northwest

These estuaries support wildlife, industry, agriculture, and a large human population, yet these regions are extremely vulnerable to climate change.

USGS Data Release shares seafloor data off Monterey, CA

Downloadable GIS data files and web services make multiple data layers available to anyone.

Mapping Cape Cod National Seashore using unmanned aerial systems

The USGS is testing the UAS methods for feasibility, cost, and data quality for high-resolution mapping of coastal areas

Linking Coastal Processes and Vulnerability

Data Release:Terrestrial-based Lidar Beach Topography of Fire Island, NY

2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting

USGS Scientists participate in 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting

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