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Briefing for Sam Farr, U.S. Representative for CA central coastUSGS CoSMoS team wins Point Blue Outstanding Partner AwardOceanographer briefs Coastal Communities CaucusJune is National Ocean MonthHurricane Season 2016: New models help predict storm effectsStudying coral reef hydrodynamics in Ningaloo ReefDegradation and Conservation of Western Atlantic Coral ReefsBeach Profiles for Fire Island Updated April 2016Cape Cod National Seashore, A Primer

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.

June is National Ocean Month

June marks National Oceans Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the natural beauty and importance of Earth's oceans and coasts.

Hurricane Season 2016: New models help predict storm effects

USGS models predict, more precisely than ever, where beach erosion and beachfront flooding will take place during hurricanes and other storms.

Studying coral reef hydrodynamics in Ningaloo Reef

USGS and University of Western Australia researchers work together to learn how waves, currents, and sediment impact these fragile ecosystems.

Degradation and Conservation of Western Atlantic Coral Reefs

A new article gives a geological perspective on the degradation and conservation of western Atlantic coral reefs.

Beach Profiles for Fire Island Updated April 2016

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

Cape Cod National Seashore, A Primer

Cape Cod's geologic history is described and illustrated in Coastal landforms and processes at the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts A Primer

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