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Scientists complete mission to map fast-moving fault off AlaskaJuly 2018 Issue of Sound WavesTime-lapse view of CA Highway 1 reconstruction after landslideSouthern California cliff erosion rates could potentially doubleAs Hurricane Season Opens, USGS Is ReadyUSGS research geologist Amy East elected GSA FellowMost Cited Award for Marine Geology!Many Low-Lying Atoll Islands Uninhabitable by Mid-21st CenturyDocumentary about sea-level rise features USGS findings

Scientists complete mission to map fast-moving fault off Alaska

Data will help coastal communities prepare for risks from earthquakes and tsunamis

July 2018 Issue of Sound Waves

Read stories about the Dead Sea Fault, Excellence in Leadership Awards, and a new Fulbright scholar joining the USGS.

Time-lapse view of CA Highway 1 reconstruction after landslide

In 2017, the massive Mud Creek landslide buried a quarter-mile of road; USGS helped Caltrans by making precise maps of the slide's changes over time.

Southern California cliff erosion rates could potentially double

USGS peer-reviewed study combines several computer models for the first time, to forecast coastal cliff erosion from Santa Barbara to San Diego.

As Hurricane Season Opens, USGS Is Ready

USGS Hurricane Response Met Challenges in 2017, Prepares for 2018

USGS research geologist Amy East elected GSA Fellow

Nominated by USGS research hydrologist Jon Major for her insights into landscape response to changes in sediment supply. Watch East's video profile.

Most Cited Award for Marine Geology!

Tsunami hazard along the U.S. Atlantic coast was published in 2009 and was among Marine Geology’s three most-cited special issues in 2016 and 2017.

Many Low-Lying Atoll Islands Uninhabitable by Mid-21st Century

Sea-level rise and wave-driven flooding will negatively impact freshwater resources

Documentary about sea-level rise features USGS findings

USGS research in Republic of the Marshall Islands forms part of scientific foundation of “The Last Generation” released April 6 by PBS Frontline.

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