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Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

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the stories in Aug. 2018 issue:
Aug. 2018
cover story:

Photo showing invasive water weeds covering the surface of the slough with trees in the background
Invasive Plants—Trapping Sediment that a Healthy Estuary Needs?

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Cover Story
Are Invasive Plants Trapping the Sediment that a Healthy Estuary Needs? Sweating the Small Stuff in California's Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

News Briefs
News Briefs

Recent Fieldwork

Raising Awareness in the Classroom about Natural Hazards Facing U.S. Coastal Communities

Geographer and Marine Ecologist Joins Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Bend in an Offshore Fault Helps Shape the Rugged Terrain of California's Big Sur Coast: New USGS Report on the San Gregorio-Hosgri Fault

Recent Publications

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
Photo of the research vessel in calm water in the foreground, with hills in the background
Imaging Israel's Dead Sea Fault to Understand How Continents Stretch and Rift

Computer screenshot of USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal showing Hurricane Irma
USGS Hurricane Response Met Challenges in 2017, Prepares for 2018

Photo of dark clouds of mineral-laden water emerging from a hydrothermal vent on the Niua underwater volcano
How Will Underwater Mining Affect the Deep Ocean?

Photo shows degraded coral reefs at Kahekili Beach Park, west Maui, Hawai
Polluted Groundwater Threatens Hawaiian Coral Reefs

3D computer image showing corrugations, or giant grooves, beneath the seafloor where the Cocos and Caribbean tectonic plates grind past each other
Giant Grooves Discovered on an Earthquake Fault Offshore Costa Rica

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