The Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Geology Team is one of three marine teams
that conduct research within the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology
Program. The team is located on WHOI's Quissett Campus. The team
has a staff of about 100, including 24 research scientists and 75 scientific and
administrative support staff. USGS earth scientists explore and
study many aspects of the underwater areas between shorelines and the deep ocean,
off the U.S. East Coast, the Gulf of Mexico, and in parts of the Caribbean and
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Understanding and Predicting Change in the Coastal Ecosystems of the Northern Gulf of Mexico.Special Issue, 63, of the Journal of Coastal Research, Understanding and Predicting Change in the Coastal Ecosystems of the Northern Gulf of Mexico was just published.
Native Youth in Science- Preserving our HomelandsThe Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe partnered with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center (WHCMSC) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, to develop and deliver a summer science pilot program for Mashpee Wampanoag tribal youth in grades 6, 7, and 8.
New Insight on Gas Hydrates in Gulf of MexicoResearch is Part of a Long-Standing, Interagency Collaboration
Mapping, Measuring, and Modeling to Understand Water-Quality Dynamics in Barnegat Bay, NJWater quality in the Barnegat Bay-Little Egg Harbor estuary along the New Jersey coast is the focus of a multidisciplinary research project begun in 2011 by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
State Department Recognizes U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Project Team's Accomplishments with Superior Honors On April 4, 2013, the Department of State (DOS) presented Superior Honor Awards to the Senior agency representatives and the Integrated Regional Team leads working on the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Project. The Interior Department, through USGS, contributes to the accomplishments of this team.
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