Recent Publications - April 2017

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List of USGS publications on coastal and marine research, published in April of 2017.

This article is part of the April 2017 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.

  • Alpert, A.E., Cohen, A.L., Oppo, D.W., DeCarlo, T.M., Gaetani, G.A., Hernandez-Delgado, E.A., Winter, A., and Gonneea, M., 2017, Twentieth century warming of the tropical Atlantic captured by Sr-U paleothermometry: Paleoceanography, v. 32, p. 146–160. [https://doi.org/10.1002/2016PA002976]

  • Aretxabaleta, A., Ganju, N.K., Butman, B., and Signell, R., 2017, Observations and a linear model of water level in an interconnected inlet-bay system: Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. [https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JC012318]

  • Barnard, P., Hoover, D.J., Hubbard, D.M., Snyder, A., Ludka, B.C., Allan, J., Kaminsky, G.M., Ruggiero Peter, Gallien, T.W., Gabel, L., McCandless, D., Weiner, H.M., Cohn, N., Anderson, D.L., et al., 2017, Extreme oceanographic forcing and coastal response due to the 2015–2016 El Niño: Nature Communications, v. 8. [https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14365]

  • Barrera, K. and Robbins L.L., 2017, Acidification and Increasing CO2 Flux Associated with Five, Springs Coast, Florida Springs (1991–2014): U.S. Geological Survey data release. [https://doi.org/10.5066/F7WW7FVW]

  • Baustian, M.M., Stagg, C.L., Perry, C.L., Moss, L.C., Carruthers, T.J.B., and Allison, M., 2017, Relationships between salinity and short-term soil carbon accumulation rates form marsh types across a landscape in the Mississippi River Delta: Wetlands, v. 37, p. 313–324. [https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-016-0871-3]

  • Bernier, J.C., Kelso, K.W., Tuten, T.M., Stalk, C.A., and Flocks, J.G., 2017, Sediment data collected in 2014 and 2015 from around Breton and Gosier Islands, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1037. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1037]

  • Bjorndal, K.A., Bolten, A.B., Chaloupka, M., Saba, V.S., Bellini, C., Marcovaldi, M.A.G., Santos, A.J.B., Bortolon, L.F.W., Meylan, A.B., Meylan, P.A., Gray, J., Hardy, R., Brost, B., Bresette, M., et al., 2017, Ecological regime shift drives declining growth rates of sea turtles throughout the West Atlantic: Global Change Biology. [https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13712]

  • Bosse, S.T., Flocks, J.G., and Forde, A.S., 2017, Digitized analog boomer seismic-reflection data collected during U.S. Geological Survey cruises Erda 90-1_HC, Erda 90-1_PBP, and Erda 91-3 in Mississippi Sound, June 1990 and September 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1047. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1047]

  • Briggs, M., Campbell, S., Nolan, J., Walvoord, M.A., Ntarlagiannis, D., Day-Lewis, F.D., and Lane, J., 2017, Surface geophysical methods for characterising frozen ground in transitional permafrost landscapes: Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, v. 28, p. 52–65. [https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp.1893]

  • Butman, Bradford, Danforth, W.W., Clarke, J.E.H., and Signell, R.P., 2017, Bathymetry and backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1996, 1998, and 2000: U.S. Geological Survey data release. [https://doi.org/10.5066/F74B2ZGX]

  • Cloern, J.E., Jassby, A.D., Schraga, T., Kress, E.S., and Martin, C.A., 2017, Ecosystem variability along the estuarine salinity gradient: Examples from long-term study of San Francisco Bay: Limnology and Oceanography. [https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.10537]

  • Fregoso, T.A., Wang, R-F, Alteljevich, E., and Jaffe, B.E., 2017, San Francisco Bay-Delta bathymetric/topographic digital elevation model (DEM): U.S. Geological Survey data release. [https://doi.org/10.5066/F7GH9G27]

  • Gelfenbaum, G.R., Carlson, E.M., Stevens, A.W., and Rubin, D.M., 2017, Digital seafloor images and sediment grain size from the mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon and Washington, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release. [https://doi.org/10.5066/F7K64G8V]

  • Johnson, S.Y., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N., Dartnell, P., Hartwell, S., Cochran, S., and Watt, J., 2017, The California Seafloor and Coastal Mapping Program–Providing science and geospatial data for California’s State Waters: Ocean and Coastal Management, v. 140, p. 88–104. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.02.004]

  • Johnson, N., Swink, W.D., and Brenden, T.O., 2017, Field study suggests that sex determination in sea lamprey is directly influenced by larval growth rate: Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, v. 284. [https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.0262]

  • Kayen, R., 2017, Seismic displacement of gently-sloping coastal and marine sediment under multidirectional earthquake loading: Engineering Geology. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2016.12.009]

  • Kellogg, C.A., Goldsmith, D., and Gray, M.A., 2017, Biogeographic comparison of Lophelia-associated bacterial communities in the Western Atlantic reveals conserved core microbiome: Frontiers in Microbiology, v. 8. [https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.00796]

  • Krauss, K.W., Cormier, N., Osland, M.J., Kirwan, M.L., Stagg, C.L., Nestlerode, J.A., Russell, M.J., in A., Spivak, A.C., Dantin, D.D., Harvey, J.E., and Almario, A.E., 2017, Created mangrove wetlands store belowground carbon and surface elevation change enables them to adjust to sea-level rise: Scientific Reports, v. 7. [https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01224-2]

  • Locker, S.D., Miselis, J.L., Buster, N.A., Hapke, C.J., Wadman, H.M., McNinch, J.E., Forde, A.S., and Stalk, C.A., 2017, Nearshore sediment thickness, Fire Island, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1024, 29 p. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171024]

  • Marot, M.E., Smith, C.G., Adams, C.S., and Richwine, K.A., 2017, Sediment lithology and radiochemistry from the back-barrier environments along the northern Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana—March 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1045. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1045]

  • Mickey, R.C., Long, J.W., Plant, N.G., Thompson, D.M., and Dalyander, P.S., 2017, A methodology for modeling barrier island storm-impact scenarios: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1009. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171009]

  • Mickey, R.C., Long, J.W., Thompson, D., Plant, N., Dalyander, P.S., 2017, Storm-Impact Scenario XBeach Model Inputs and Results: U.S. Geological Survey data release. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F72F7KJK]

  • Morgan, K.L.M., 2017, Baseline coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Dauphin Island, Alabama, to Breton Island, Louisiana, June 9, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1044. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1044]

  • Morgan, K.L.M., 2017, Winter 2016, part A—Coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from the South Carolina/North Carolina border to Assateague Island, Virginia, February 18–19, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1029. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1029]

  • Morgan, K.L.M., 2017, Winter 2016, part B—Coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Assateague Island, Virginia, to Montauk Point, New York, March 8–9, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1030. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1030]

  • Morgan, K.L.M., and DeWitt, N.T., 2017, Post-Hurricane Katrina coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Panama City, Florida, to Lakeshore, Mississippi, and the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, August 31, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1033. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1033]

  • Nelson, T.R., Miselis, J.L., Hapke, C.J., Brenner, O.T., Henderson, R.E., Reynolds, B.J., and Wilson, K.E., 2017, Bathymetry data collected in October 2014 from Fire Island, New York—The wilderness breach, shoreface, and bay: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1034. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1034]

  • Paxton, S.T., Pitman, J.K., Kinney, S.A., Gianoutsos, N.J., Pearson, O.N., Whidden, K.J., Dubiel, R.F., Schenk, C.J., Burke, L.A., Klett, T.R., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Mercier, T.J., Haines, S.S., Varela, B.A., et al., 2017, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Bossier Formation, U.S. Gulf Coast, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3015. [https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173015]

  • Paxton, S.T., Pitman, J.K., Kinney, S.A., Gianoutsos, N.J., Pearson, O.N., Whidden, K.J., Dubiel, R.F., Schenk, C.J., Burke, L.A., Klett, T.R., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Mercier, T.J., Haines, S.S., Varela, B.A., et al., 2017, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Haynesville Formation, U.S. Gulf Coast, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3016. [https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173016]

  • Phillips, S.W., Hyer, K., and Goldbaum, E., 2017, U.S. Geological Survey Science—Improving the value of the Chesapeake Bay watershed: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3031. [https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173031]

  • Reich, K.J., López-Castro, M.C., Shaver, D.J., Iseton, C., Hart, K.M., Hooper, M.J., and Schmitt, C.J., 2017, δ13C and δ15N in the endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle Lepidochelys kempii after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Endangered Species Research, v. 33, p. 281–289. [https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00819]

  • Runge, M.C., Sanders-Reed, C.A., Langtimm, C.A., Hostetler, J.A., Martin, Julien, Deutsch, C.J., Ward-Geiger, L.I., and Mahon, G.L., 2017, Status and threats analysis for the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report 2017–5030, 40 p., [https://doi.org/10.3133/sir20175030]

  • Ruppel, C.D., and Kessler, J.D., 2017, The interaction of climate change and methane hydrates: Reviews of Geophysics, v. 55, p. 126–168. [https://doi.org/10.1002/2016RG000534]

  • Safak, I., List, J., Warner, J.C., and Kumar, N., 2017, Observations and 3D hydrodynamics-based modeling of decadal-scale shoreline change along the Outer Banks, North Carolina: Coastal Engineering, v. 120, p. 78–92. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2016.11.014]

  • Schill, W.B., Benzel, W.M., Fisher, S.C., Griffin, D.W., Jones, D.K., Loftin, K.A., Iwanowicz, L.R., and Reilly, T.J., 2017, Matrix inhibition PCR and Microtox ® 81.9% screening assay analytical results for samples collected for the Sediment-Bound Contaminant Resiliency and Response Strategy pilot study, northeastern United States, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release. [https://doi.org/10.5066/F7F47MBM]

  • Serafin, K.A., Ruggiero, P., and Stockdon, H.F., 2017, The relative contribution of waves, tides, and nontidal residuals to extreme total water levels on U.S. West Coast sandy beaches: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 44, p. 1839–1847. [https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL071020]

  • Sliter, R.W., Conrad, J.E., Ryan, H.F., and Triezenberg, P.J., 2017, Chirp seismic-reflection data of field activity S-5-09-SC: San Pedro Basin, offshore southern California from 2009-07-06 to 2009-07-10: U.S. Geological Survey data release. [https://doi.org/10.5066/F75Q4T8F]

  • Sliter, R.W., Conrad, J.E., Ryan, H.F., and Triezenberg, P.J., 2017, Minisparker seismic-reflection data of field activity S-5-09-SC: San Pedro Basin, offshore southern California from 2009-07-06 to 2009-07-10: U.S. Geological Survey data release. [https://doi.org/10.5066/F7F769QG]

  • Stalk, C.A., DeWitt, N.T., Kindinger, J.L., Flocks, J.G., Reynolds, B.J., Kelso, K.W., Fredericks, J.J., and Tuten, T.M., 2017, Coastal single-beam bathymetry data collected in 2015 from Raccoon Point to Point Au Fer Island, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1041. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1041]

  • Takesue, R.K., and Storlazzi, C., 2017, Sources and dispersal of land-based runoff from small Hawaiian drainages to a coral reef: Insights from geochemical signatures: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 188, p. 69–80. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2017.02.013]

  • Thompson, D.M., Dalyander, P.S., Long, J.W., and Plant, N.G., 2017, Correction of elevation offsets in multiple co-located lidar datasets: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1031, 10 p. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171031]

  • Thorne, K.M., Elliott-Fisk, D.L., Freeman, C., Bui, T.-V.D., Powelson, K., Janousek, C., Buffington, K.J., and Takekawa, J.Y., 2017, Are coastal managers ready for climate change? A case study from estuaries along the Pacific coast of the United States: Ocean and Coastal Management. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.02.010]

  • Vitousek, S., Barnard, P., Limber, P.W., Erikson, L., and Cole, B., 2017, A model integrating longshore and cross-shore processes for predicting long-term shoreline response to climate change: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. [https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JF004065]

  • Wang, H., Chen, Q., Hu, K., Snedden, G.A., Hartig, E.K., Couvillion, B.R., Johnson, C.L., and Orton, P.M., 2017, Numerical modeling of the effects of Hurricane Sandy and potential future hurricanes on spatial patterns of salt marsh morphology in Jamaica Bay, New York City: Open-File Report Report 2017–1016, 56 p. [https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171016]

  • Wang, H., Chen, Q., La Peyre, M.K., Hu, K., and La Peyre, J.F., 2017, Predicting the impacts of Mississippi River diversions and sea-level rise on spatial patterns of eastern oyster growth rate and production: Ecological Modelling, v. 352, p. 40–53. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.02.028]

  • Warner, J.C., Schwab, W.C., List, J., Safak, I., Liste, M., and Baldwin, W.E., 2017, Inner-shelf ocean dynamics and seafloor morphologic changes during Hurricane Sandy: Continental Shelf Research, v. 138, p. 1–18. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2017.02.003]

  • Weil, E., Rogers, C.S., and Croquer, A., 2017, Octocoral diseases in a changing ocean, in Marine animal forests—The ecology of benthic biodiversity hotspots: Springer, p. 1–55. [https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-17001-5_43-1]

  • Witt, Verena, Ayris, P.M., Damby, D.E., Cimarelli, Corrado, Kueppers, Ulrich, Dingwell, D.B., and Wörheide, Gert, 2017, Volcanic ash supports a diverse bacterial community in a marine mesocosm: Geobiology, v. 15, p. 453–463. [https://doi.org/10.1111/gbi.12231]

  • Wood, N.J. and Jones, J.M., 2017, Tsunami Travel Time Maps for Del Norte and Humboldt Counties, CA, reference year 2010: U.S. Geological Survey data release. [https://doi.org/10.5066/F7CC0XWN]

  • Wood, N.J., Wilson, R.I., Ratliff, J.L., Peters, J., MacMullan, E., Krebs, T., Shoaf, K., and Miller, K., 2017, Community disruptions and business costs for distant tsunami evacuations using maximum versus scenario-based zones: Natural Hazards, v. 86, p. 619–643. [https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-016-2709-y]

  • Yates, K.K., Zawada, D.G., Smiley, N.A., and Tiling-Range, G., 2017, Divergence of seafloor elevation and sea level rise in coral reef ecosystems: Biogeosciences, 14, 1739–1772, [https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-1739-2017].

 

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