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Photo of a woman giving a lecture in a hall with a slide projected on a large screen behind her.
Raising Teachers' Natural Hazards Awareness for Coastal Communities

Photo of research geologist Amy East showing a child how to sift sand to determine its size
Open House Welcomes Enthusiastic Visitors to Santa Cruz Office

Fieldtrip participants at the former San Clemente Dam site
Graduate Students View Evidence of Carmel River Recovery after Dam Removal

Seafloor image of the skull of a baleen whale covered with crabs
Deep-Water ROV Dives at Methane Seeps

At a celebration of World Wetlands Day, Victoria Sagrera taught students about various wetland types, including swamp, marsh, and barrier islands, and the resources and animals found in each
CWPPRA Program Educates Public about Louisiana Wetlands

William Waite, USGS Gas Hydrates Group Research Geophysicist, discussing methane gas hydrates at the Science Stroll
Woods Hole Science Stroll

Students from the Duke TIP CRISIS (Creative Resolutions of Impending Situations with Intelligent Solutions) Summer Program examine the impacts to the barrier island they constructed in the coastal erosion model at the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center.
Duke TIP Summer Programs Visit USGS

Oceanography Camp For Girls campers tour the USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
USF Oceanography Camp for Girls

Screenshot from the video.
New Video on USGS Investigation of Coral Disease in Hawai'i

This photograph of the seafloor off the Massachusetts coast shows a lobster as well as boulders and sediment
Second Phase of Photo and Video Portal Completed

Students add carbon dioxide from their breath to a sample of seawater in order to observe the process of ocean acidification
USGS St. Pete Center Participates in Great American Teach-In

Soupy Dalyander describes research into the seafloor interaction and transport of sand and oil agglomerates
USGS Residual Oil Research Presented at Two Public Seminars

wave breaking over a coral reef
USGS Underwater Coral Photo Selected as Popular Photography's "Photo of the Day"

Screenshot from the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Video and Photograph Portal showing examples of imagery from the west coast of Florida
Explore Coastal and Seafloor Images along U.S. Coasts

Field trip participants view a healthy coral reef while snorkeling
USGS Field Trip for Attendees at U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meeting

Screenshot of the website for
Twenty Years of Ask-A-Geologist

Kurt Rosenberger shows a young visitor how a current meter works
USGS Helps Celebrate the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Third-graders participate in a hands-on experiment led by Paul Knorr during the Great American Teach-In
USGS Intern Teaches Kids about Ocean Acidification

Organizers help kick off Saturday’s public festival with a rainbow geyser
3rd Annual St. Petersburg (Florida) Science Festival

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe students using seine nets in a Waquoit Bay marsh creek
"Native Youth in Science—Preserving Our Homelands" Completes Year Two

USGS scientists inspiring girls
Inspiring Girls To Pursue Careers in STEM

 Sooty Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater Migration on Display

Heather Schreppel helps a visitor hold a caiman
USGS Contributes to Success of St. Petersburg Science Festival

Mashpee Wampanoag tribal youth preparing a traditional meal under the watchful eyes of Renée Lopes-Pocknett and Errol Hicks.
Native Youth in Science—Preserving Our Homelands

The new Sanctuary Exploration Center in Santa Cruz, California.
Sanctuary Exploration Center Opens in Santa Cruz, California

Visitors pan for gold
Open House in Menlo Park, California

Left Bank trio
Antarctic Science and Arts

Karen L. M. Morgan of the USGS takes photographs during the August 31, 2011, Post-Irene Oblique Photographic Survey
"Hurricane" Movie and TV Series to Feature USGS Scientists

future scientist
USGS Valuable Partner in St. Petersburg Science Festival

National Ocean Sciences Bowl
National Ocean Sciences Bowl

seabed drifter
USGS Drifter Comes Ashore 40 Years After Release

Jack Kindinger and Nikki Capehart
12th Annual Open House in St. Petersburg, Florida

gramophone for penguins
Antarctic Science and the Cultural Arts

solar prominence
Earth-Science Multimedia

Kara Doran
Scientists Raise Awareness at Hurricane Expo

Two Girl Scouts learn the meaning of teamwork while paddling a rowboat in the Chassahowitzka River.
Girl Scouts Explore Geology

A young Earth scientist carefully collects a core sample with help from Jim Flocks.
Open House in Florida

Flat Isabel with a black-bellied rosefish.
Flat Isabel Goes on a Research Cruise

SCUBAnauts group photo
SCUBAnauts Visit Capitol Hill During Ocean Week

Hurricane Ike
USGS: Your Resource During Hurrican Season

Diamondback Terrapin Survival
Diamondback Terrapin Survival

Pacific Ocean region, showing locations of islands and atolls included in three new marine national monuments announced January 6, 2009
Three New Marine National Monuments

Jack Kindinger welcomes everyone as he kicks off a short ceremony celebrating the 10th annual USGS Open House at the center in St. Petersburg,
USGS Celebrates 10th Annual Open House in Florida

Mary McGann lines up the shells of some one-celled organisms for a student to view through the microscope
Earth Science Day in Menlo Park, CA

Peter Clark, Kameran Onley, and Keith Ramos
International Coastal Cleanup

teachers as they begin their canoe trip
Raising Awareness of Water-Resource Issues

Mark Walters, Chris D
Scientists and the Media: Impacts of Sea-level Rise

Joseph Hamilton executes construction and repair of underwater scientific equipment.
USGS Participates in Marine Quest 2008

Gordon Anderson uses a sediment elevation table
USGS Everglades Science in National Geographic Program

students stretching
Open House at FISC St. Petersburg

students view tiny marine organisms through microscopes
Earth Science Day in Menlo Park, CA

Petri dish advertising Microbial Week
Microbial Week on the Deep-Sea News Blog

Brian Atwater
Scientist Shows Evidence for 300-Year-Old Tsunami

Sea otter in kelp bed
Upcoming! "A Tale of Two Kelp Forests" Public Lecture

Bill Winters and Dave Mason with the science teachers from the Connecticut Institute for Science Instruction and Study
ISIS Teachers Visit Wood's Hole

White chimneys at Champagne vent
Public Lecture: Alchemy in the Abyss

Leaf Allen at McNears Beach on San Pablo Bay, where he discovered a U.S. Geological Survey drifter
Decades-old USGS Current Drifter Found

Quintin Brown, Brock Minvielle and Samantha Hill
Job Shadowing at National Wetlands Research Center

postcard to advertise the Future City competition
Middle-School Students Envision a Future City

sign for Disasterville
"Disasterville" Exhibit at Florida Museum

eager students raise their hands to answer a question
Earth Science Week Celebration in Menlo Park, CA

young visitor excavates a
USGS Participates in Waquoit Bay Watershed Block Party

bald eagle Sequoia and San Francisco Zoo volunteers Linda Mickey and John Flynn
USGS Open House in Menlo Park, CA

Curt Storlazzi, Guy Marion, and Brian Lapointe.
USGS Scientist Interviewed About Threats to Coral Reefs

Durant High School Spoonbill Bowl winners show off their trophy
Spoonbill Bowl

Tracy Enright leads a group through the South Florida Information Access Web site.
Open House at FISC St. Petersburg

Michael Henderson, Abby Sallenger, and Shawn Bennett.
Hurricane Exhibit Highlights USGS Science

Alan Mikuni, Cindy Limbaugh, Mark Limbaugh, Pat and Sharon O
Briefing on Coastal Research in Hawai'i

Brian Collins and Robert Kayen at the breach of the 17th Street Canal levee, New Orleans
USGS Scientists Featured in News Segment on Broken Levees

Ann Tihansky stands next to the Geopark sign
Educational Geopark in Florida

Harvest Mouse
Balancing Wildlife Needs and Wetland Restoration in San Francisco Bay

group picture in the quarry
Ground Water Institute for Teachers

Computer simulation of a tsunami generated by a large earthquake on the Cascadia subduction zone in 1700
Lessons and Questions from the Indian Ocean Tsunami

Curious tourist divers (upper right) watch as USGS scientist Ginger Garrison conducts underwater research at a coral reef in the Virgin Islands National Park.
USGS Scientist Featured on Television Series

Visiting students and Noah Silverman
Scientist Shares USGS Work Experience with Students

USGS participants in Spoonbill Bowl
USGS Participates in "Spoonbill Bowl"

picture of new tsunami Web pages
Tsunami Web Sites

USGS employees and blimp
CCWS Open House

picture from Woods Hole Open House
Woods Hole Science Center Participates in Open House

Curt Storlazzi
USGS Pacific Science Center Open House

San Diego gopher snake
Third Annual "Snake Talk"

Barbara Ryan and Julia Giller
The National Map Comes to Florida

Group photograph was taken in Biscayne Bay at the end of the last day.
South Florida Congressional Staff Tour

Molly McLaughlin shows eager USF oceanography campers how dried cores, when sprayed with water, reveal sediment layers more clearly.
Southern California Gas Hydrate Discovered

Ann Tihansky
USGS Participates in Marine Quest X

Bicentennial Core Display
Coral Reef Exhibit

Sally Ride and Jennifer Rosser
Sally Ride Science Festival

sunset photograph
Pink Sunsets Caused by African Dust

Gerry Hatcher and Tom Reiss
Earth Science Week Exhibits

Helping Enhance Spadefoot Toad Terrain

Teachers study maps and aerial photographs
USGS Hosts WETMAAP Workshops for Teachers

Jon Wiebe show visitors an American crocodile
Florida Integrated Science Centers' Open House in Gainesville

Dress Like a Marine Geologist exhibit
Open House in Menlo Park, CA

ignited methane hydrate
Gaia's Breath--Methane and the Future of Natural Gas

two radio-tagged manatees socializing
Track Florida's Manatees Via Web Site

Tony Williams discusses water quality with a group of chilly students on snow-covered Megansett Beach
Environmental Symposium

Sandy Baldwin helps a GeoFest participant make a paper nautiloid model
Second Annual Woods Hole Field Center Open House

students on the deck of the M/V Auriga
Students Tour M/V Auriga

online documentary -
Honduras Coral-Reef Documentary Online

Americorps volunteers from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette work to save grasses and perennials
Students Restore Disappearing Prairie

Janet Buckland from the FCSC holds a baby crocodile for the delight of the fourth grade students.

Gene Shinn has the whole world in his hands while explaining about the growth of corals.

Hovey Clifford on the dock, describing equipment configuration aboard WHOI

Bob Halley talks about corals

Windley Key geologic model

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