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Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

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

Photo of Research vessel (R/V) Ocean Starr against a dramatic sky.
New Expedition along the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault in Alaska

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Cover Story
Expedition along a Hazardous, Fast-Moving Fault off Southeast Alaska—the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault

News Briefs
News Briefs

Recent Fieldwork

Highlights from the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting

Open House Welcomes Enthusiastic Visitors to Santa Cruz Office

DOI's Highest Award Given to Susan Russell-Robinson, Former Associate Program Coordinator for Coastal and Marine Geology

Forty-Two Years of Service to the USGS: Susan Russell-Robinson

Recent Publications

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
USGS scientist Owen Brenner walks across the Fire Island wilderness breach carrying a GPS backpack that allows him to collect precise elevation data in the shallows
Evolution of a Hurricane-Generated Breach

Gerry Hatcher (left) and Shawn Harrison work on their video-camera station atop a hotel in Santa Cruz, California
Video Cameras Help Forecast Coastal Change

Wave-driven flooding and overwash on Roi-Namur Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Coastal Flooding Could Double in Decades

Coastal-Change Forecast for Hurricane Matthew on October 7, 2016
Scientists Prepare for Hurricane Season with New Tools and Data

Elkhorn corals on the seafloor along the northeastern coast of Buck Island, U.S. Virgin Islands, have died and collapsed into rubble
Severe Seafloor Erosion in Coral Reefs Leaves Coastal Communities at Risk

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