Recent Publications - May 2017

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

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

  • Bender, A.M., and Haeussler, P.J., 2017, Eastern Denali Fault surface trace map, eastern Alaska and Yukon, Canada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1049, 13 p. []

  • Cochrane, G.R., Hemery, L.G., and Henkel, S.K., 2017, Oregon OCS seafloor mapping—Selected lease blocks relevant to renewable energy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1045, 57 p. []

  • Conrad, T.A., Hein, J.R., Paytan, A., and Clague, D.A., 2017, Formation of Fe-Mn crusts within a continental margin environment: Ore Geology Reviews, v. 87, p. 25–40. []

  • Gingerich, S.B., Voss, C.I., and Johnson, A.G., 2017, Seawater-flooding events and impact on freshwater lenses of low-lying islands—Controlling factors, basic management and mitigation: Journal of Hydrology. []

  • Hartley, S.B., Couvillion, B.R., and Enwright, N.M., 2017, Delineation of marsh types and marsh-type change in coastal Louisiana for 2007 and 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2017–5044. []

  • Hartman, C.A., Ackerman, J.T., Herzog, M.P., Strong, C., Trachtenbarg, D., and Shore, C.A., 2017, Evaluation of Caspian tern (Hydroprogne caspia) and snowy plover (Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus) nesting on modified islands at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California—2016 Annual Report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1055, 48 p. []

  • Karl, S., and Labay, K., 2017, Geospatial analysis identifies critical mineral-resource potential in Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3012. []

  • Nelson, T.R., Miselis, J.L., Hapke, C.J., Brenner, O.T., Henderson, R.E., Reynolds, B.J., and Wilson, K.E., 2017, Coastal bathymetry data collected in May 2015 from Fire Island, New York—Wilderness breach and shoreface: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1049. []

  • Stagg, C.L., Schoolmaster, D., Krauss, K.W., Cormier, N., and Conner, W.H., 2017, Causal mechanisms of soil organic matter decomposition: deconstructing salinity and flooding impacts in coastal wetlands: Ecology. []

  • Suttles, S.E., Ganju, N.K., Brosnahan, S.M., Montgomery, E.T., Dickhudt, P.J., Beudin, A., Nowacki, D.J., and Martini, M.A., 2017, Summary of oceanographic and water-quality measurements in Chincoteague Bay, Maryland and Virginia, 2014–15: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1032, 112 p. []

  • Vitousek, S., Barnard, P.L., Fletcher, C.H., Frazer, N., Erikson, L., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2017, Doubling of coastal flooding frequency within decades due to sea-level rise: Scientific Reports, v. 7, p. 1–9. []

  • Vitousek, S., Barnard, P.L., and Limber, P.W., 2017, Can beaches survive climate change?: Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, v. 122, p. 1060–1067. []

  • Ware, J.V., Rode, K.D., Bromaghin, J.F., Douglas, D.C., Wilson, R.R., Regehr, E.V., Amstrup, S.C., Durner, G.M., Pagano, A.M., Olson, J., Robbins, C.T., and Jansen, H.T., 2017, Habitat degradation affects the summer activity of polar bears: Oecologia, v. 184, p. 87–99. []

  • Wiig, O., Born, E.W., Laidre, K.L., Dietz, R., Jensen, M.V., Durner, G.M., Pagano, A.M., Regehr, E.V., St. Martin, M., Atkinson, S.N., and Dyck, M., 2017, Performance and retention of lightweight satellite radio tags applied to the ears of polar bears (Ursus maritimus): Animal Biotelemetry, v. 5, p. 1–11. []

  • Wilson, F.H., Blodgett, R.B., Blome, C.D., Mohadjer, S., Preller, C.C., Klimasauskas, E.P., Gamble, B.M., and Coonrad, W.L., 2017, Bedrock geologic map of the northern Alaska Peninsula area, southwestern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2942, pamphlet 43 p., scale 1:350,000. []

  • Witter, R.C., LeWinter, A., Bender, A.M., Glennie, C., and Finnegan, D., 2017, Sculpted by water, elevated by earthquakes—The coastal landscape of Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product Report 177. []

  • Zeigler, S., Catlin, D.H., Bomberger Brown, M., Fraser, J.D., Dinan, L.R., Hunt, K.L., Jorgensen, J.G., and Karpanty, S.M., 2017, Effects of climate change and anthropogenic modification on a disturbance-dependent species in a large riverine system: Ecosphere, v. 8. []