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Sound Waves
Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

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Dec. / Jan. 2016
cover story:


Survey team on fantail of research vessel
Investigating the Offshore Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault System in Southeastern Alaska

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Fieldwork
cover story:
Investigating the Offshore Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault System in Southeastern Alaska, and its Potential to Produce Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Submarine Landslides

An Inside Look at Eroding Coastal Bluffs on Alaska’s North Slope

Artificial-Gas-Seep Test Produces 3D Images of Bubble Plumes in the Ocean

Sandwich Beach Cam Established

Spotlight on Sandy
Hurricane Sandy: Three years later

Outreach
USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center Participates in Great American Teach-In

USGS Educates K-12 Students, Public at Fifth Annual St. Petersburg Science Festival

Meetings
A-ICC Training Courses on Ocean Acidification

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
Northern U.S. Atlantic margin, showing major canyons that cut through the continental shelf, seeps, and piston cores
Sampling Atlantic Margin Methane Seeps and Plumes

Erosion of the coastal bluff on Barter Island, 2011.
Northern Alaska Coastal Erosion Threatens Habitat and Infrastructure

Map of Western Pacific Ocean, showing location of Mariana Trench and Kermadec Trench
Scientists Investigate the Virtually Unexplored Mariana Trench

Sea stars are suffering from a wasting disease epidemic in which they lose limbs and literally disintegrate in a matter of days
Virus Calculated as Culprit Killing Sea Stars

Science and technical crew aboard the research vessel (R/V) Marcus G. Langseth
Atlantic Margin Expedition Combines Landslide Studies with Mapping

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