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. "Front Matter." Science for Decisionmaking: Coastal and Marine Geology at the U.S. Geological Survey. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1999.
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The Value of Understanding Geologic Processes and the Role of the U.S. Geological Survey,
Role of the CMGP in Meeting the Challenge
The Value of Understanding Geologic Processes
Role of the USGS
The Geologic Division
The Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Intent of This Study
Scope of This Report
THE COASTAL AND MARINE GEOLOGY PROGRAM
Themes of the CMGP
The Committee's Findings
FUTURE PROGRAM EMPHASIS
The Geologic Structure of the Continental Margins of the United States
Grand Challenge 1: Establish the Geologic Framework of the U.S. Coastal and Marine Regions