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USGS Scientist Among Mentors of Hawaiʻi Science Fair StarsNewly Released Database of Coastal and Seafloor ImageryData Needs for Ocean and Coastal ManagementFrozen Heat Features USGS ScienceNew Sound Waves is available on-lineUSGS staff meet with Federal partner agencies acquiring LidarEvaluating Coastal Landscape Response to Sea-Level RiseFuture Wave and Wind Effects on Pacific IslandsAbout our research: Climate check in our Santa Cruz, CA backyard

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.

New Sound Waves is available on-line

Research team returns from Atlantic Margin Expedition combining submarine-landslide studies with 'Law of the Sea' mapping.

USGS staff meet with Federal partner agencies acquiring Lidar

The goal: to identify ways to streamline and improve procedures for transforming raw lidar data into useful data products.

Evaluating Coastal Landscape Response to Sea-Level Rise

This assessment seeks to predict the response to sea-level rise across the coastal landscape under a range of future scenarios.

Future Wave and Wind Effects on Pacific Islands

According to a new USGS report, climate changes during the 21st century are expected to alter the islands' highest waves and strongest winds

About our research: Climate check in our Santa Cruz, CA backyard

Preserving beaches by mitigating coastal erosion is vital. Surveys will help scientists understand impacts of climate change, El NiƱo, sea-level rise

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