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City of Santa Cruz staff briefed on USGS science activitiesBeach surveys to monitor change along northern Monterey BayScientific Exploration of the Arctic and North PacificExperiment shows turbidity currents involve seafloor movementUSGS surveys the southern Monterey Bay coastSeptember 2018 Issue of Sound WavesFlorida's Coral Reefs Provide Window into the PastBefore and After: Coastal Change Caused by Hurricane MichaelCongressman visits USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

City of Santa Cruz staff briefed on USGS science activities

On October 17, 2018, 17 staff members from the City of Santa Cruz, California toured USGS facilities in the city.

Beach surveys to monitor change along northern Monterey Bay

From October 9-15, USGS personnel surveyed beaches and the adjacent ocean floor along Monterey Bay's northern coast.

Scientific Exploration of the Arctic and North Pacific

USGS scientists provide input for workshop on scientific drilling targets in the north Pacific Ocean

Experiment shows turbidity currents involve seafloor movement

Large underwater experiment in California's Monterey Canyon shows that they are not just currents, but involve movement of the seafloor itself

USGS surveys the southern Monterey Bay coast

From September 12-14, 2018, USGS scientists used all-terrain vehicles and small watercraft to map the sand on beaches and under the water.

September 2018 Issue of Sound Waves

Elwha River dam removal and aerial monitoring of Kīlauea

Florida's Coral Reefs Provide Window into the Past

USGS study finds most have grown little in 3000 years

Before and After: Coastal Change Caused by Hurricane Michael

The USGS scientists are analyzing the photos, which document the hurricane's impact on the coast, to fine-tune coastal change forecasting models

Congressman visits USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Jimmy Panetta heard presentations by scientists, on modeling of coastal flooding by storms and sea-level rise, offshore faults and hazards, and more.

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