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Recent Publications - August-September 2018

List of USGS publications on coastal and marine research, published in August-September of 2018

This article is part of the August-September 2016 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.

  • Alexeev, V., Arp, C.D., Jones, B.M., and Cai, L., 2016, Arctic sea ice decline contributes to thinning lake ice trend in northern Alaska: Environmental Research Letters, v. 11. []

  • Baldwin, W.E., Foster, D.S., Pendleton, E.A., Barnhardt, W.A., Schwab, W.C., Andrews, B.D., and Ackerman, S.D., 2016, Shallow geology, sea-floor texture, and physiographic zones of Vineyard and western Nantucket Sounds, Massachusetts: Open-File Report Report 2016-1119. []

  • DeWitt, N.T., Fredericks, J.J., Flocks, J.G., Miselis, J.L., Locker, S.D., Kindinger, J.G., Bernier, J.C., Kelso, K.W., Reynolds, B.J., Wiese, D.S., and Browning, T., 2016, Archive of bathymetry and backscatter data collected in 2014 nearshore Breton and Gosier Islands, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana: Data Series Report 1005. []

  • Felis, J.J., Kissling, M.L., Kaler, R.S.A., Kenney, L.A., and Lawonn, M.J., 2016, Identifying Kittlitz’s Murrelet nesting habitat in North America at the landscape scale: Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. []

  • Fischbach, A.S., Kochnev, A.A., Garlich-Miller, J.L., and Jay, C.V., 2016, Pacific walrus coastal haulout database, 1852&ndsh;2016— Background report: Open-File Report Report 2016-1108, 36 p. []

  • Flocks, J.G., and Terrano, J.F., 2016, Analysis of seafloor change at Breton Island, Gosier Shoals, and surrounding waters, 1869&ndsh;2014, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana: Open-File Report Report 2016-1069, 34 p. []

  • Hartman, C., Ackerman, J., and Herzog, M., 2016, Island characteristics within wetlands influence waterbird nest success and abundance: Journal of Wildlife Management, v. 80, p. 1177–1188. []

  • Hartman, C.A., Ackerman, J.T., Herzog, M.P., Strong, C., Trachtenbarg, D., Sawyer, K.A., and Shore, C.A., 2016, 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—2015 Annual Report: Open-File Report Report 2016-1049, 46 p. []

  • Hein, J., Koschinsky, A., Mikesell, M., Mizell, K., Glenn, C.R., and Wood, R., 2016, Marine phosphorites as potential resources for heavy rare earth elements and yttrium: Minerals, v. 6. []

  • Howard, R.J., Biagas, J.M., and Allain, L.K., 2016, Growth of common brackish marsh macrophytes under altered hydrology and salinity regimes: Wetlands, v. 36, p. 11–20. []

  • Jaffe, B.E., Goto, K., Sugawara, D., Gelfenbaum, G.R., and La Selle, S.M., 2016, Uncertainty in tsunami sediment transport modeling: Journal of Disaster Research, v. 11, p. 647–661. []

  • Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Hartwell, S.R., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N.E., Watt, J.T., Davenport, C.W., Kvitek, R.G., Erdey, M.D., Krigsman, L.M., Sliter, R.W., and Maier, K.L., 2016, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Monterey, California: Open-File Report Report 2016-1110, 1–44 p. []

  • Jokiel, P.L., Jury, C.P., and Kuffner, I.B., 2016, Coral calcification and ocean acidification, in Coral reefs at the crossroads, Springer Netherlands, v. 6, p. 7–45. []

  • Jones, B.M., Baughman, C., Romanovsky, V.E., Parsekian, A.D., Babcock, E., Jones, M.C., Grosse, G., and Berg, E.E., 2016, The presence of rapidly degrading permafrost plateaus in southcentral Alaska: The Cryosphere. []

  • Klotsko, S., Driscoll, N.W., Kent, G., and Brothers, D., 2016, Continental Shelf Morphology and Stratigraphy Offshore San Onofre, CA: The Interplay Between Rates of Eustatic Change and Sediment Supply: Marine Geology, v. 369, p. 116–126. []

  • Lenz, J., Grosse, G., Jones, B.M., Anthony, K.M.W., Bobrov, A., Wulf, S., and Wetterich, S., 2016, Mid-Wisconsin to Holocene permafrost and landscape dynamics based on a drained lake basin core from the northern Seward Peninsula, northwest Alaska: Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, v. 27, p. 56–75. []

  • Lenz, J., Wetterich, S., Jones, B.M., Meyer, H., Bobrov, A., and Grosse, G., 2016, Evidence of multiple thermokarst lake generations from an 11800-year-old permafrost core on the northern Seward Peninsula, Alaska: Boreas. []

  • McEachern, K., Atwater, T., Collins, P.W., Faulkner, K.R., and Richards, D.V., 2016, Managed island ecosystems, in Ecosystems of California, University of California Press, p. 755–778. []

  • Menza, C., Leirness, J.B., White, T., Winship, A., Kinlan, B.P., Kracker, L., Zamon, J.E., Ballance, L., Becker, E., Forney, K.A., Barlow, J., Adams, J., Pereksta, D., Pearson, S., et al., 2016, Predictive mapping of seabirds, pinnipeds and cetaceans off the Pacific Coast of Washington: Report. []

  • Morgan, K.L.M., 2016a, Baseline coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Navarre Beach, Florida, to Breton Island, Louisiana, September 18&ndsh;19, 2015: Data Series Report 1008. []

  • Murru, M., Akinci, A., Falcone, G., Pucci, S., Console, R., and Parsons, T.E., 2016, M≥7 Earthquake rupture forecast and time-dependent probability for the Sea of Marmara region, Turkey: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 121, p. 2679–2707. []

  • Nelson, T.R., Miselis, J.L., Hapke, C.J., Wilson, K.E., Henderson, R.E., Brenner, O.T., Reynolds, B.J., and Hansen, M.E., 2016, Coastal bathymetry data collected in June 2014 from Fire Island, New York—The wilderness breach and shoreface: Data Series Report 1007. []

  • Plant, N.G., Wahl, T., and Long, J.W., 2016, Probabilistic assessment of erosion and flooding risk in the northern Gulf of Mexico: Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, v. 121, p. 3029–3043. []

  • Richey, J., and Sachs, J.P., 2016, Precipitation changes in the western tropical Pacific over the past millennium: Geology, v. 8, p. 671–674. []

  • Richmond, J.Q., Wood, D.A., Swaim, K., Fisher, R.N., and Vandergast, A., 2016, Historical habitat barriers prevent ring-like genetic continuity throughout the distribution of threatened Alameda Striped Racers (Coluber lateralis euryxanthus): Herpetologica, v. 72. []

  • Robbins, L.L., Knorr, P.O., Wynn, J.G., Hallock, P., and Harries, P., 2016a, Interpreting the role of pH on stable isotopes in large benthic foraminifera: ICES Journal of Marine Science. []

  • Schott, K.C., Krusor, C., Tinker, M.T., Moore, J.G., Conrad, P.A., and Shapiro, K., 2016, Concentration and retention of Toxoplasma gondii surrogates from seawater by red abalone (Haliotis rufescens): Parasitology. []

  • Steel, E., Simms, A.R., Warrick, J., and Yokoyama, Y., 2016, Highstand shelf fans: The role of buoyancy reversal in the deposition of a new type of shelf sand body: Geological Society of America Bulletin. []

  • Storlazzi, C., Dartnell, P., Hatcher, G., and Gibbs, A.E., 2016, End of the chain? Rugosity and fine-scale bathymetry from existing underwater digital imagery using structure-from-motion (SfM) technology: Coral Reefs, v. 35, p. 889–894. []

  • Thometz, N.M., Staedler, M.M., Tomoleoni, J., Bodkin, J.L., Bentall, G.B., and Tinker, M.T., 2016, Trade-offs between energy maximization and parental care in a central place forager, the sea otter: Behavioral Ecology. []

  • Thorne, K.M., MacDonald, G.M., Ambrose, R.F., Buffington, K.J., Freeman, C.M., Janousek, C.N., Brown, L.N., Holmquist, J.R., Guntenspergen, G.R., Powelson, K.W., Barnard, P.L., and Takekawa, J.Y., 2016, Effects of climate change on tidal marshes along a latitudinal gradient in California: Open-File Report Report 2016-1125, 87 p. []

  • Toro-Farmer, G., Muller-Karger, F.E., Vega-Rodriguez, M., Melo, N., Yates, K.K., Johns, E., Cerdeira-Estrada, S., and Herwitz, S.R., 2016, Characterization of available light for seagrass and patch reef productivity in Sugarloaf Key, Lower Florida Keys: Remote Sensing, v. 8, p. 1–20. []

  • Zaremba, N.J., Smith, K.E.L., Bishop, J.M., and Smith, C.G., 2016, Ground-penetrating radar and differential global positioning system data collected from Long Beach Island, New Jersey, April 2015: Data Series Report 1006. []

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