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Movement of spilled oil as predicted by estuarine nontidal drift
Information on water movement obtained from bimonthly releases of surface and seabed drifters in the San Francisco Bay and adjacent Pacific Ocean is used to understand major processes controlling dispersal of oil after a spill of 3,200 m3 of Bunker C in the bay in January 1971. River-induced nontidal estuarine circulation was the dominant factor...Conomos, T.J.
Implications of seasonal chemical and physical factors on the production of phytoplankton in northern San Francisco Bay
No abstract available.Peterson, D.H.; Conomos, T.J.
Location of the non-tidal current null zone in northern San Francisco Bay
Variations in Sacramento-San Joaquin River discharge into northern San Francisco Bay causes shifts in location of the bottom density current null zone. At a river flow of 2000 m3/s this null zone is approximately 20 km from the seaward end of the estuary, whereas at a river flow of 100 m3/s it is 80 km from the seaward end; the corresponding...Peterson, D.H.; Conomos, T.J.; Broenkow, W.W.; Doherty, P.C.
Processes controlling the dissolved silica distribution in San Francisco Bay
No abstract available.Cronin, L. E.; Peterson, D.H.; Conomos, T.J.; Broenkow, W.W.; Scrivani, E. P.
Longitudinal distribution of selected micro-nutrients in northern San Francisco Bay during 1972
No abstract availableConomos, T.J.; Peterson, D.H.
Aerial observations of suspended sediment plumes in San Francisco Bay and the adjacent Pacific Ocean
No abstract avaiableCarlson, P.R.; McCulloch, D.S.
Biological and chemical aspects of the San Francisco Bay turbidity maximum
No abstract available.Conomos, T.J.; Peterson, D.H.
A review of benthic faunal surveys in San Francisco Bay
During the past 60 years, considerable effort has been expended in studies of the relations of the biotic community and physicochemical characteristics of San Francisco Bay water. In very recent years these studies have emphasized the relations between the 'state of health' of bottom-living invertebrates (the benthos) and the levels of pollutants...Nichols, Frederic H.
Seasonal distributions of salinity, phytoplankton nutrients, and dissolved organic carbon in south San Francisco Bay, 1960-1970
No abstract available.Schemel, L.E.
A preliminary study of the effects of water circulation in the San Francisco Bay estuary : A. Some effects of fresh-water inflow on the flushing of south San Francisco Bay, B. Movement of seabed drifters in the San Francisco Bay estuary and the adjacent Pacific OceanMcCulloch, D.S.; Peterson, D.H.; Carlson, P.R.; Conomos, T.J.
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