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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.

September 2018 Issue of Sound WavesFlorida's Coral Reefs Provide Window into the PastBefore and After: Coastal Change Caused by Hurricane MichaelThe USGS Is Ready this Hurricane SeasonEvolution of a BreachUSGS Scientist Meets Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen at Film Debut

September 2018 Issue of Sound Waves

Elwha River dam removal and aerial monitoring of Kīlauea

Florida's Coral Reefs Provide Window into the Past

USGS study finds most have grown little in 3000 years

Before and After: Coastal Change Caused by Hurricane Michael

The USGS scientists are analyzing the photos, which document the hurricane's impact on the coast, to fine-tune coastal change forecasting models

The USGS Is Ready this Hurricane Season

USGS Hurricane Response Met Challenges in 2017, Prepares for 2018

Evolution of a Breach

USGS tracks evolution of a Fire Island hurricane-made breach

USGS Scientist Meets Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen at Film Debut

New educational video features USGS contributing research that helps address the impacts of ocean acidification

Hurricane Sandy Fire Island Regional Study

New data for understanding coastal processes and vulnerability

Sea Floor Erodes, Reefs Can't Keep Up

Coastal communities lose protection as degrading coral reefs are outpaced by sea level rise

Sediment Data from Breton Island, LA

Sediment data collected in 2014 and 2015 from Breton and Gosier Islands, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, LA

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