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July / August 2014
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Houses in Rodanthe, North Carolina, are left in the waves at the ocean's edge after the passage of Hurricane Isabel
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Spotlight on Sandy
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Science Brings Clarity to Shifting Shores—The USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal

New Tide Gage/Weather Station Installed in Collaboration with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, Mashpee, Massachusetts

Oceanographic Gear Retrieved from Offshore of Fire Island, New York

Research
Coral Reefs Along West-Central Guam—Historical Impact of Watershed Change and Sedimentation

Geologic Evidence of Past Tsunamis in California

Outreach
USGS Helps Celebrate the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Public Lecture on Deep-Sea Corals Takes Audience "Into the Abyss"

Meetings
USGS Gas Hydrates Project Hosts Japanese Colleagues to Advance Collaboration on Nankai Trough Hydrate-Bearing Pressure Cores

Use-Case Training for the Woods Hole, Massachusetts, Research Community

Spring 2014 Monterey Bay Marine GIS User Group Meeting

Publications
Publications Listing

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
USGS team on the exploration vessel (E/V) <i>Nautilus</i>
Earthquake, Landslide, and Tsunami Hazards in the Caribbean

Large swells from the north-northeast with heights up to 5 meters (16 feet) combined with unusually high tides to inundate much of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability of Pacific Atolls

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

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

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