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New Issue of Sound Waves OnlineBeach Profiles for Fire Island Updated June 2016Woods Hole Science StrollWhat a Drag: The Global Impact of Bottom TrawlingLarge Deposits of Gas Hydrate found in Indian OceanBen Gutierrez receives prestigious diversity award!Briefing for Sam Farr, U.S. Representative for CA central coastUSGS CoSMoS team wins Point Blue Outstanding Partner AwardOceanographer briefs Coastal Communities Caucus

New Issue of Sound Waves Online

Stories about beach erosion, Quarternary geology, UAS mapping, time-series data, outreach activities, and new publications.

Beach Profiles for Fire Island Updated June 2016

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

Woods Hole Science Stroll

Explore science on the streets of Woods Hole on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 11:00 - 3:00! Free fun for the entire family!

What a Drag: The Global Impact of Bottom Trawling

Recent research outlines the severe consequences that bottom trawling has on loose sediment on the ocean floor.

Large Deposits of Gas Hydrate found in Indian Ocean

The USGS has assisted the Government of India in the discovery of large, highly enriched accumulations of natural gas hydrate in the Bay of Bengal.

Ben Gutierrez receives prestigious diversity award!

Woods Hole Diversity Initiative Presents the 2016 John K. Bullard Diversity Award to USGS Geologist Ben Gutierrez

Briefing for Sam Farr, U.S. Representative for CA central coast

Scientists from Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center gave a briefing on seafloor mapping and coastal-change-hazard studies in Monterey Bay, CA.

USGS CoSMoS team wins Point Blue Outstanding Partner Award

CoSMoS makes detailed predictions about coastal flooding due to both sea-level rise and storms driven by climate change with interactive maps.

Oceanographer briefs Coastal Communities Caucus

The briefing will help policy makers, emergency managers, and citizens to understand coastal hazards and improve coastal resilience.

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