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Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

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the stories in Nov. / Dec. 2014 issue:
Nov. / Dec. 2014
cover story:

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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cover story:
USGS Atlantic Margin Expedition Combines Submarine-Landslide Studies with Law of the Sea Mapping

Interdisciplinary Exploration of Seamounts in the Anegada Passage, Northeast Caribbean

Mapping Coastal Changes Along Northern Monterey Bay, California, to Aid Planning for Future Storms

Spotlight on Sandy
USGS Joins the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Resilience Institute—A Partnership for Integrated Climate Research to Help Local and Regional Leaders

New Researcher Studies Coastal Sediment Changes Using 3D Modeling

Interested in Naming Undersea Features?

USGS Ocean Data Ambassador Announces New Website for Marine Planning and Resource Management

Shells from Deep Arctic Ocean Sediment Reveal a New Clam Species, Hint at Methane-Based Seafloor Ecosystem

USGS Leads Field Trip for Attendees at U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meeting

USGS Staff Participate in Grand Community Clean-Up—A Kickoff Event for the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit in St. Petersburg, Florida

Workshops on the California Seafloor and Coastal Mapping Program

Recent Publications

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
Numerous distinct methane streams emanating from the seafloor at a cold-seep site on the upper slope
Natural Methane Seepage Is Widespread on the U.S. Atlantic Ocean Margin

Houses in Rodanthe, North Carolina, are left in the waves at the ocean
USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal

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

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