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Photo of a woman diving beside a coral reef
Marine Ecologist Joins Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Photo of a woman on an inflatable boat, surrounded by water, with a large vessel in the background
Fulbright Scholar Joins Marine Geohazards Project in Woods Hole

Photo of a group of people standing before the KIGAM entrance
USGS Seafloor-Mapping Expert Visits Institute in South Korea

Photo of the scientist on the beach wearing an equipment backpack on a cold day.
Visiting Scientist from Japan Collaborating on Shoreline-Change Research

Photo of Andrew in Mauritius, on a boat in a tropical setting, with a dock and islands in the background
Fulbright Scholar Joins Coral Reef Project at PCMSC

Photo of cold-stunned turtle in shallow water
Scientists, Volunteers Rescue Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles

Photo of Susan kneeling with a rock hammer in a mountainous area
Susan Russell-Robinson: Forty-Two Years of Service to the USGS

Pete Dal Ferro and Melissa Foley sample onboard the research vessel Karluk at the mouth of the Elwha River
Pete Dal Ferro and Melissa Foley Take Jobs in New Zealand

Jenna Hill collecting salt-marsh vibracores with students from her Sedimentary Geology class at Coastal Carolina University
Jenna Hill Joins the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Guy Gelfenbaum, center, collected eyewitness accounts of the December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami
New Director of Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Rob Thieler, new director of the USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
New Director of Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Natalia Konstantinova on Bennett Island during a 2014 scientific expedition in the East Siberian Sea
Visiting Scholar Studying Arctic Ocean Ferromanganese Crusts and Nodules

Niels Jacobsen (Deltares), Melanie Schippers (Deltares), and Soupy Dalyander (USGS).
Visiting Scholars Collaborate on CFD Modeling of Sand and Oil Agglomerates

Maps showing the location of site 1 and site 2 for the two-month time span of fieldwork for the project
Student Trainee Gains Work Experience at USGS

Screenshot from the video demo of the Australian National Map
CDI Awards Projects to Woods Hole Science Center Scientists

Peter Swarzenski doing fieldwork on Alaska’s Barter Island, summer 2015
USGS Scientist Takes Intl. Atomic Energy Agency Post in Monaco

Laura Torresan and Jolene Gittens
New Production Team for Sound Waves

Laura Torresan and Jolene Gittens
New Production Team for Sound Waves

Jenny White
New Marine Facility Chief for the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

New St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center Director Cheryl Hapke on a recent trip to the Grand Canyon, June 2015
Cheryl Hapke Is New Director of St. Petersburg, Florida, Science Center

Kingsley Odigie, currently a University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)/USGS Postdoctoral Scholar, takes groundwater-well measurements
Postdocs Contributing to Climate-Change Studies

Joanna C. Carey at Nag Marsh on Prudence Island, Rhode Island
New Postdoctoral Researchers at USGS in Woods Hole, Massachusetts

USF student and USGS volunteer work on data from an ocean acidification experiment
Three USGS Volunteers in Florida Working on Ocean Acidification

The crew at Fisher Island Station circa 1976.
Barbara Lidz Retires after Long Career with the USGS in Florida

Barbara Lidz using a binocular microscope to examine core segments
Barbara Lidz Steps Down as Sound Waves Contributing Editor

Melissa Foley
USGS Postdoctoral Researcher Studying Effects of Dam Removal

Abby Sallenger
Remembering Asbury "Abby" Sallenger

Andy O
PaciÔ¨Āc Coastal and Marine Science Center Welcomes Andy O'Neill

USGS personnel at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California, kick off the center
Coastal and Marine Geology Program Participates in Federal Food Drive

Gerry Hatcher, Peter Harkins, Pete Dal Ferro, Rob Wyland, Jenny White, Jackson Currie, Melissa Foley
Team MarFac Completes Century Bicycle Ride

Jerome Li
Chinese Scientist Visiting USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Tracey Conrad
Ph.D. Student Researching Marine Mineral Deposits

Arnold H. Bouma
Sedimentologist Arnold H. Bouma Passes Away

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Solar-Heating System Reduces Environmental Footprint

Karen Balentine, Marie Andersson, and Gordon Anderson
Intern from Sweden Assisting USGS Staff in Florida

Emiel Moerman
Students Contribute to Modeling Morphologic Change

Jeff Williams
Jeff Williams Retires from USGS Center in Woods Hole, MA

Marcia McNutt
New USGS Director Visits Centers in California

Walter Barnhardt gives his daughter a tour of the research vessel Megan Miller
New Director of USGS Woods Hole Science Center

Frank Shipley
Frank Shipley is New Western Regional Chief Scientist

Janine E. Powell
Powell Named Director of National Wetlands Research Center

Chris Moy prepares a 40-ft piston core for deployment
New USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Wendy Scholes, Marinna Martini, Elizabeth Abeltin, and Matina Heisler
Team Wins Silver in Curling Club Nationals

Delegation of visitors from India with hosts from the USGS
Woods Hole Science Center Hosts Delegation from India

Pete Dal Ferro
New Engineering Technician Joins WCMG Team

Africanized Honeybees in the Florida Everglades

New Chief Scientist for Western Coastal and Marine Geology Team

USGS Woods Hole Welcomes Hapke

Bill Normark and his wife Dorothy Jean (DJ)
Bill Normark Passes Away

Charlene Sullivan, Kara Doran, Kristy Guy, Janice Subino, and Dennis Krohn
Tour of NOAA Aircraft Facility

Elizabeth Pendleton and Greg Miller
Samples on the Move

Director Myers addresses a full house
USGS Director Mark Myers Visits the Florida Integrated Science Center

Kyle Kelso, Nancy DeWitt, and Julie Bernier
Coring Demonstration Aboard the R/V G.K. Gilbert

Team Pohaku Mana heading to the starting line
Good Showing by USGS Paddlers in Outrigger-Canoe Races

Amy Draut
New Vice President of Pacific Section SEPM Helps Plan Fall Field Trips

Pete Swarzenski
Pete Swarzenski Joins Western Coastal and Marine Geology Team

Jessie Lacy
New Research Oceanographer Joins Western Coastal and Marine Geology Team

Patrick Barnard
New Research Geologist Joins Western Coastal and Marine Geology Team

Terry Bruns
In Memoriam: Terry Bruns, 1946-2006

Jamie Grover
New Member of Western Marine Facility Staff

Barry Rosen
Barry Rosen to Lead USGS in Florida

Edwin Elias
Visiting Scientist Shares Expertise in Coastal-Evolution Modeling

Ellyn Montgomery
New Oceanographic Data System Manager in Woods Hole

Walter C. Mendenhall.
New Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Sandy Baldwin standing underneath one of the digesters, or
USGS Visits Deer Island Sewage Treatment Plant

Terry Edgar
Terry Edgar Retires

Gene Shinn
Gene Shinn Retires

Cover of the newly revised book coauthored by USGS hydrologist George Kish.
Native-Plant Landscaping in Florida

Amy Draut
New Hires for the Western Coastal and Marine Geology Team

Steven Schwarzbach
Steven Schwarzbach Appointed Director of USGS Western Ecological Research Center

A view of the larger clean room undergoing renovation.
Clean-Room Construction Begins at Woods Hole Science Center

Polly and her horse, Jamie.
In Memoriam: Polly Hastings

purple cone flower
Florida Integrated Science Center, Gainesville, FL

Research vessel G.K. Gilbert
USGS Vessel To Test Counter-Terrorism Equipment

submersible SHARQ
Halley Interviewed for Local Television

Terry Bruns enjoys a tankard of apple juice while his student assistants print the Landelsburg Gazette.
Colonial Period Comes to Life

Birthday honorees Gene Shinn, Terry Edgar, and Mario Fernandez
Birthday Surprise

Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely Passes Away

Woods Hole summer students
WHOI Summer Fellows at USGS Center in Woods Hole

satellite image of African dust crossing th Atlantic
Mendenhall Fellows Lecture in Reston, VA

Sarah Andrews speaks to members of the Association of Women Geoscientists
Andrews Discusses Latest Novel

Joe Newell
A Tribute to Joe Newell

Floating Support Facility¬óa Boat Only a Scientist Could Love

Bill Dillon and family
Bill Dillon Retires from the Woods Hole Field Center

John Haines

Lisa Robbins

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