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USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Fact Sheet 2011-3148

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Abstract

Extreme storms, sea-level rise, and the health of marine communities are some of the major societal and environmental issues impacting our Nation's marine and coastal realm. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in St. Petersburg, Fla., investigates processes related to these ecosystems and the societal implications of natural hazards and resource sustainability. As one of three centers nationwide conducting research within the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program, the center is integral towards developing an understanding of physical processes that will contribute to rational decisions regarding the use and stewardship of national coastal and marine environments.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2011-3148
Year Published:
2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Description:
4 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Florida
City:
St. Petersburg