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Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

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Jan. / Feb. 2014
cover story:


View looking east toward Fire Island lighthouse.
Decade of Fire Island Research Available

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Spotlight on Sandy
cover story:
Decade of Fire Island Research Available to Enhance Understanding of Future Coastal Changes

Using Scenarios to Improve Resilience to Major Storms

USGS Deploys Oceanographic Gear Offshore of Fire Island, New York

Research
New Geologic Explanation for the Florida Middle Ground in the Gulf of Mexico

Deep-Sea Corals Record Human Impact on Watershed Quality in the Mississippi River Basin

Nitrate Levels Continue to Increase in the Mississippi River; Signs of Progress in the Illinois River

USGS Scientist Examines Foraminifera Collected from Remote Clipperton Island

Outreach
USGS Plays Leadership Role in 3rd Annual St. Petersburg (Florida) Science Festival, Adding Sneak Peek School Day and Mentoring New Science Festival Initiatives

Awards
Deepwater Canyon Study Among Projects Given Prestigious DOI Partners in Conservation Award

Staff
Barbara Lidz Retires after Long Career with the USGS in Florida

Publications
Publications Listing

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
Large detached block of mudstone sitting at the base of the west wall of Heezen Canyon.
Exploring Undersea Terrain Off the Northern U.S. Atlantic Coast

USGS engineering technician Pete Dal Ferro checks the status of the hydraulic drill during the coring of a head of Porites lobata
Changing Coral Reef Ecosystems Along West Maui

High-resolution seismic-reflection image collected during a research cruise to study sites with high saturations of gas hydrate in the northern Gulf of Mexico in April and May 2013.
Deepwater Gas Hydrate Deposits in the Gulf of Mexico

BOBSled
BOBSled Underwater Camera Records HD Video of Seafloor

USGS crew pulling in nets
Juvenile Surf Smelt and Sand Lance in Central Puget Sound, Washington

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