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We are part of the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Please visit our other science centers at:

  1. St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
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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 Great Lakes.

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  • CEVI for the coast of the northern gulf of mexico 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 Homelands Native Youth in Science- Preserving our Homelands The 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 Mexico New Insight on Gas Hydrates in Gulf of Mexico Research is Part of a Long-Standing, Interagency Collaboration
  • Mapping, Measuring, and Modeling to Understand Water-Quality Dynamics in Barnegat Bay-Little Egg Harbor Estuary, New Jersey Mapping, Measuring, and Modeling to Understand Water-Quality Dynamics in Barnegat Bay, NJ Water 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.
  • The U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Project Team 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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