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.
USGS staff meet with Federal partner agencies acquiring Lidar
The goal: to identify ways to streamline and improve procedures for transforming raw lidar data into useful data products.
Memorial Art Installation at USGS Science Center
Honoring the career of USGS scientist Asbury Sallenger
Geologic and Geophysical Methods Describe How Coasts Evolve
Understanding past coastal change in the northern Gulf of Mexico provides insight into modern and future trends.
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