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USGS Hosts Chinese Coastal ScientistsSee the newest Marine National Monument!International Recognition for Historic Elwha River RestorationHurricane Impacts on Pinellas BeachesNew Issue of Sound Waves OnlineBeach Profiles for Fire Island Updated June 2016Woods Hole Science StrollWhat a Drag: The Global Impact of Bottom TrawlingLarge Deposits of Gas Hydrate found in Indian Ocean

USGS Hosts Chinese Coastal Scientists

Scientists visited the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California.

See the newest Marine National Monument!

This high resolution map displays the new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument!

International Recognition for Historic Elwha River Restoration

USGS researchers Jon Warrick and Jeff Duda represented DOI at the 2016 Thiess International Riverprize awards ceremony in New Delhi, India.

Hurricane Impacts on Pinellas Beaches

Tampa Bay Times interviews USGS Research Oceanographer on hurricane's impacts on Pinellas beaches

New Issue of Sound Waves Online

Stories about beach erosion, Quarternary geology, UAS mapping, time-series data, outreach activities, and new publications.

Beach Profiles for Fire Island Updated June 2016

Elevation data along beach profiles have been measured quarterly since Hurricane Sandy made landfall in 2012.

Woods Hole Science Stroll

Explore science on the streets of Woods Hole on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 11:00 - 3:00! Free fun for the entire family!

What a Drag: The Global Impact of Bottom Trawling

Recent research outlines the severe consequences that bottom trawling has on loose sediment on the ocean floor.

Large Deposits of Gas Hydrate found in Indian Ocean

The USGS has assisted the Government of India in the discovery of large, highly enriched accumulations of natural gas hydrate in the Bay of Bengal.

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