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Science Preparing Communities for TsunamisOcean Warming Affecting Florida ReefsProject assesses climate change impacts on Pacific atollsNatural Methane Seepage on U.S. Atlantic Ocean MarginAssesing wetland change and vulnerabilityScience brings clarity to shifting shoresMay / June issue of <i>Sound Waves</i> available onlineBeach profiles at Fire Island capture coastal changesArctic coastlines more susceptible to storm surge, wave energy

Science Preparing Communities for Tsunamis

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Ocean Warming Affecting Florida Reefs

Increased Temperatures Spell Trouble for Corals

Project assesses climate change impacts on Pacific atolls

As sea level continues to rise, storm-wave-induced overwash and inundation threaten infrastructure and freshwater resources

Natural Methane Seepage on U.S. Atlantic Ocean Margin

Widespread sea floor methane seepage on US Atlantic margin possibly related to gas hydrate breakdown.

Assesing wetland change and vulnerability

Integrating wetlands into coastal-change hazard assessments for a more comprehensive look at coastal ecosystem vulnerabilities.

Science brings clarity to shifting shores

A new online tool that interactively serves up past, present and future coastal hazards can help communities improve their resilience

May / June issue of Sound Waves available online

Cover story: Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards in the Northeastern Caribbean - Insights from the Nautilus Expedition

Beach profiles at Fire Island capture coastal changes

Beach profiles collected since days before Sandy document the natural recovery of the beach

Arctic coastlines more susceptible to storm surge, wave energy

Accelerated shoreline erosion and habitat loss are resulting from thawing permafrost and protracted sea-ice

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Houses in Rodanthe, North Carolina, are left in the waves at the oceanThe July / August 2014 cover story: Science Brings Clarity to Shifting Shores—The USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal
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