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Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

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Nov. / Dec. 2017
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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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Cover Story
USGS Tracks Evolution of a Fire Island Hurricane-Generated Breach

News Briefs
News Briefs

Research
Annual Southern Sea Otter Survey: Despite Small Population Dip, Species Moves a Step Closer to Recovery

Data from Three Recent Studies Released in the USGS Oceanographic Time-Series Data Collection

Fieldwork
Recent Fieldwork, Nov. - Dec.

Meetings
USGS Researchers Attend Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference

Outreach
Graduate Students View Evidence of Carmel River Recovery after First Large Dam Removal in California

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Reaches Out to the Community

Publications
Unusual mineral deposits record the unique history of the Arctic Ocean

Recent Publications

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
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

Large waves breaking on cliffs in Santa Cruz, California, February 13, 2016
Severe Erosion on U.S. West Coast during 2015-16 El Niño

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