Recent Publications - March 2017

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

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

  • 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. []

  • 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. []

  • Battaile, B., Jay, C.V., Udevitz, M.S., and Fischbach, A.S., 2017, Evaluation of a method using survey counts and tag data to estimate the number of Pacific walruses (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) using a coastal haulout in northwestern Alaska: Polar Biology. []

  • 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. []

  • 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. []

  • 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. []

  • 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. []

  • 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. []

  • Hejazian, M., Gurdak, J., Swarzenski, P., Odigie, K., and Storlazzi, C., 2017, Land-use change and managed aquifer recharge effects on the hydrogeochemistry of two contrasting atoll island aquifers, Roi-Namur Island, Republic of the Marshall Islands: Applied Geochemistry, v. 80, p. 58–71. []

  • Lefebvre, L.W., Provancha, J.A., Slone, D.H., and Kenworthy, W.J., 2017, Manatee grazing impacts on a mixed species seagrass bed: Marine Ecology Progress Series, v. 564, p. 29–45. []

  • 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. []

  • Morgan, K.L.M., 2017a, 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. []

  • Morgan, K.L.M., 2017b, 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. []

  • 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. []

  • Rangoonwala, A., Jones, C.E., Chi, Z., and Ramsey III, E.W., 2017, Operational shoreline mapping with high spatial resolution radar and geographic processing: Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, v. 83, p. 237–246. []

  • 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. []

  • 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. []

  • 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. []

  • 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. []

  • 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: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1016, 56 p. []

  • 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. []

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