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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

The Impact of Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change on Pacific Ocean Atolls that House Department of Defense Installations

Project Team

Dr. Curt Storlazzi, Project Leader

Physical and geological process measurements
USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 460-7521
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Dr. Li Erikson
Modeling wave climate
USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Dr. Stephen Gingerich
Hydrogeologic observations and modeling
USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center

Dr. Clifford Voss
Hydrogeologic modeling
USGS National Research Program

Dr. Peter Swarzenski
Hydrogeologic and chemical process measurements



Dr. Edwin Elias
Modeling wind-wave hydrodynamics

Dr. Ap van Dongeren
Modeling infragravity-wave hydrodynamics and run-up

Dr. Gregory Piniak
Benthic habitat mapping
NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program

Dr. Donald Field
Remote sensing and bathymetric mapping
NOAA Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research

Dr. Annamalai Hariharasubramanian
Dr. Kevin Hamilton
Dr. Yuqing Wang

Modeling climate (typhoons, precipitation, temperature, etc.)
University of Hawaii International Pacific Research Center

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