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St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Research Programs have a primary focus of investigating processes related to coastal and marine environments and societal implications related to natural hazards, resource sustainability, and environmental change.

Integrating wetlands into coastal-change hazard assessments for a more comprehensive look at coastal ecosystem vulnerabilities. A new online tool that interactively serves up past, present and future coastal hazards can help communities improve their resilience Cover story: Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards in the Northeastern Caribbean - Insights from the <i>Nautilus</i> Expedition Beach profiles collected since days before Sandy document the natural recovery of the beach Project focuses on developing algorithms for characterizing and classifying features on the seafloor

Assesing wetland change and vulnerability

Integrating wetlands into coastal-change hazard assessments for a more comprehensive look at coastal ecosystem vulnerabilities.

Science brings clarity to shifting shores

A new online tool that interactively serves up past, present and future coastal hazards can help communities improve their resilience

May / June issue of Sound Waves available online

Cover story: Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards in the Northeastern Caribbean - Insights from the Nautilus Expedition

Beach profiles at Fire Island capture coastal changes

Beach profiles collected since days before Sandy document the natural recovery of the beach

Remote sensing methods for coastal science and management

Project focuses on developing algorithms for characterizing and classifying features on the seafloor

Sound Waves
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Houses in Rodanthe, North Carolina, are left in the waves at the ocean
Cover Story:
USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal

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