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Before and After PhotosBeach Profiles for Fire Island Updated September 2016Link between two earthquake faults near San Francisco, revealedSalmon Seen Upstream from Former Dam Sites on Elwha River, WANew Issue of Sound Waves OnlineUSGS Hosts Chinese Coastal ScientistsSee the newest Marine National Monument!International Recognition for Historic Elwha River RestorationHurricane Impacts on Pinellas Beaches

Before and After Photos

SE Beach Dunes Lost to Hurricane Matthew

Beach Profiles for Fire Island Updated September 2016

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

Link between two earthquake faults near San Francisco, revealed

The direct link between the Hayward and Rodgers Creek faults enables simultaneous rupture, a scenario that could result in a major earthquake.

Salmon Seen Upstream from Former Dam Sites on Elwha River, WA

In September, USGS scientists found carcasses of salmon that died after migrating miles above the upper dam site, completing their natural life cycle.

New Issue of Sound Waves Online

Stories about gas hydrates, South Carolina earthquakes AGU Fellows, outreach activities, and new publications.

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

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