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Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS

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the stories in Jan. / Feb. 2015 issue:
Jan. / Feb. 2015
cover story:


Sea stars are suffering from a wasting disease epidemic in which they lose limbs and literally disintegrate in a matter of days
Virus Calculated as Culprit Killing Sea Stars

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Fieldwork
Slowly Swimming Towards Recovery, California's Sea Otter Numbers Holding Steady

New Research Vessel Arcticus Advancing USGS Fishery Science in the Great Lakes

Spotlight on Sandy
Five New USGS Oceanographic Datasets Published Online—Uses Include Assessing Coastal Resilience to Storms

Research
cover story:
Virus Calculated as Culprit Killing Sea Stars

Scientific Portrait of the Largest Dam Removal in U.S. History

California Seafloor Mapping Program Reaches Milestone

Future Wave and Wind Effects on Pacific Islands—Projections Will Assist Planning for Climate Change

Outreach
Dive In! Explore Thousands of Coastal and Seafloor Images along U.S. Coasts

Getting Out of Harm's Way—Evacuation from Tsunamis

USGS Staff Educate Students and the Public at the 2014 St. Petersburg Science Festival in Florida

Tribal GIS Training in the Northeast U.S.

Undamming Washington's Elwha River—Public Lecture on Largest Dam Removal in U.S. History

Awards
Earthquake and Tsunami Geologist Brian Atwater Receives Shoemaker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Communications

Publications
Frozen Heat—New International Report on Methane Hydrates, their Role in Nature, and their Potential as an Energy Resource

Recent Publications

Recent Highlights from Past Issues
Science and technical crew aboard the research vessel (R/V) Marcus G. Langseth
Atlantic Margin Expedition Combines Landslide Studies with Mapping

Numerous distinct methane streams emanating from the seafloor at a cold-seep site on the upper slope
Natural Methane Seepage Is Widespread on the U.S. Atlantic Ocean Margin

Houses in Rodanthe, North Carolina, are left in the waves at the ocean
USGS Coastal Change Hazards Portal

USGS team on the exploration vessel (E/V) <i>Nautilus</i>
Earthquake, Landslide, and Tsunami Hazards in the Caribbean

Large swells from the north-northeast with heights up to 5 meters (16 feet) combined with unusually high tides to inundate much of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability of Pacific Atolls

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