Narrow strip of land holds buildings perched between a blue wave-capped ocean and steep green mountains

American Samoa sea-level rise viewer available for public

A new sea-level rise viewer tool for American Samoa has just been released for the public, providing an interactive platform for anyone to incorporate the possible effects of rising seas into planning for their future and adapting to climate change.
A man is seen underwater using an instrument on a crown of thorns starfish.
- Guam

PI-CASC fellow to conduct trainings on coral-killing starfish in Tonga

PI-CASC Climate Adaptation for Resource Management Fellow Farron Taijeron will be heading to Tonga this fall to train natural resource managers on removing crown of thorns starfish.
Four armed drone flies through the sky with round, heavily wired instrument panel hanging from it
- Guam

Guam coral reef mapping continues, testing MiDAR technology

This summer, PI-CASC's Romina King co-led the third Guam Fluid Lensing Campaign mission, using cutting-edge remote sensing technology to produce high resolution maps of Guam’s coral reefs.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland

Secretary Haaland visits Hawaiʻi

DOI Secretary Deb Haaland paid Hawaiʻi a visit at the end of June for the Hawai'i Conservation Conference and USGS research center groundbreaking, and PI-CASC had the pleasure of meeting with her.