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Time-lapse view of CA Highway 1 reconstruction after landslideSouthern California cliff erosion rates could potentially doubleJune 2018 Issue of Sound WavesAs 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 findingsUSGS Global Ocean Mineral Resources Project Page

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.

June 2018 Issue of Sound Waves

Read stories about how the USGS is preparing for hurricane season, how a USGS-led special journal issue won an award, and more.

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.

USGS Global Ocean Mineral Resources Project Page

We seek to understand both how and where mineral-rich deposits form in the ocean, and investigate potential environmental impacts of seafloor mining.

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