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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP)

Identifying sediment sources and sinks offshore DelmarvaNew Maps Reveal Seafloor off San Francisco AreaNew <i>Sound Waves</i> is available onlineiPlover app from the USGS is just in time for nesting seasonData and Tools for Coastal Modeling ApplicationsUSGS Scientist Among Mentors of Hawaiʻi Science Fair StarsNewly Released Database of Coastal and Seafloor ImageryData Needs for Ocean and Coastal ManagementFrozen Heat Features USGS Science

Identifying sediment sources and sinks offshore Delmarva

USGS team undertakes a 6-week geophysical survey to define the geologic framework of the Delmarva coastal system and link it to coastal vulnerability

New Maps Reveal Seafloor off San Francisco Area

New sets of maps detail the offshore bathymetry, habitats, geology and submarine environment of the seafloor off the north-central California coast.

New Sound Waves is available online

Scientific portrait of the largest dam removal in U.S. history

iPlover app from the USGS is just in time for nesting season

This new tool helps scientists understand how piping plovers use coastal habitat. Photo credit: Jim Fenton

Data and Tools for Coastal Modeling Applications

Field measurements, instrumentation and modeling are critical tools for supporting coastal and marine research

USGS Scientist Among Mentors of Hawaiʻi Science Fair Stars

Susan Cochran provided mentoring help to 2 sisters for a science-fair project that won top awards at the Hawaiʻi State Science & Engineering Fair.

Newly Released Database of Coastal and Seafloor Imagery

Portal is critical for coastal managers to make important decisions, ranging from protecting habitats to understanding hazards and managing land use.

Data Needs for Ocean and Coastal Management

A new report defines a structure of data categories that can be used to coordinate and organize a data foundation for marine planning.

Frozen Heat Features USGS Science

The Gas Hydrates Project at the USGS contributed to a just-released report entitled, Frozen Heat: A Global Outlook on Methane Gas Hydrates.

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