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Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

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the stories in June 2018 issue:
June 2018
cover story:

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

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Cover Story
USGS Hurricane Response Met Challenges in 2017, Prepares for 2018

News Briefs
News Briefs

Scientists in the USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards Project Ready for 2018 Hurricane Season

Recent Fieldwork

Most-Cited Award for Marine Geology Special Issue: "Tsunami Hazard along the U.S. Atlantic Coast"

USGS Seafloor-Mapping Expert Visits Korea Institute of Geology and Mineral Industries (KIGAM) in South Korea

Recent Publications

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
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

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

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

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