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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP)

Watch the video: Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss50-Year-Old Mystery SolvedNew Issue of Sound Waves OnlineUSGS Beach Erosion Team featured in <i>Cape Cod Times</i>Coastal Change Forecasts for Jan. 2016 StormUSGS Coupled Ocean - Wave model prediction of large coastal wavesThe Jan. 22, 2016 Nor'easter forecasts strong winds and wavesMapping Coastal Waters around the Delmarva Peninsula

"Excellence in Partnering" Award

Interagency team of USGS, BOEM and NOAA is recognized for the "Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss" project

Watch the video: Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss

Explore deepwater marine habitats through video and interviews with scientists

50-Year-Old Mystery Solved

Seafloor Mapping Reveals Cause of 1964 Tsunami that Destroyed Alaskan Village

New Issue of Sound Waves Online

Cover Story: Investigating the Offshore Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault System in Southeastern Alaska

USGS Beach Erosion Team featured in Cape Cod Times

Chris Sherwood and Steve Suttle were photographed beneath a new, 8 foot high scarp in the reconstructed dune at Sandwich Town Neck Beach.

Coastal Change Forecasts for Jan. 2016 Storm

See the USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal for predicted impacts.

USGS Coupled Ocean - Wave model prediction of large coastal waves

How do large storms such as hurricanes and Nor'Easters affect sediment transport in the coastal zone? USGS COAWST model predicts ocean conditions.

The Jan. 22, 2016 Nor'easter forecasts strong winds and waves

See potential impacts to beaches and coastal communities on the USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal.

Mapping Coastal Waters around the Delmarva Peninsula

New geophysical mapping efforts advance our understanding of how coasts evolve and respond to storms and sea-level rise

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