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  • Butman, B., Anderson, S.P., Scotti, A., and Beardsley, R.C., 1999, Large amplitude internal waves resuspend bottom sediments offshore in Massachusetts Bay (abs.): EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 80, p. 250.

  • Chezar, H., and Wong, F.L., 2000, Año Nuevo to Santa Cruz, California-A photographic tour of the coastline: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-61.

    This interactive CD-ROM ( contains over 500 overlapping photographic images of the California coastline from Año Nuevo to Santa Cruz. The images were taken with a digital camera from the R/V David Johnston in November 1998 to illustrate the coastal morphology and geology adjacent to part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Individual photographic images are linked to locations from which they were taken by data from the built-in GPS unit in the camera. Each image is provided in low (about 25K) and high (about 1M) resolutions. The striking images of the sea cliffs already have earned raves from geologists, coastal policymakers, surfers, and other coastal enthusiasts.

    Greyhound Rock map Greyhound Rock photo
    Diagram and photograph of Greyhound Rock from 600 m offshore (Image #99, Chezar and Wong, 2000).

  • Flocks, J.G., Manheim, F.T., and Kindinger, J.L., 2000, Trace metals profiles in selected sediment cores from Lake Ponchartrain, Louisiana: The Basics of the Basin Symposium, 5th Bi-Annual, New Orleans, La., Book of Abstracts, p. 25.

  • Halley, R.B., 2000, Florida Bay's Murky Past: Florida Bay Watch Quarterly Report, July 2000, 6 p.

  • Morton, R.A., 2000, Geoindicators of coastal change in the humid tropics: 31st International Geological Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Abstracts Volume, CD-ROM.

  • Parsons, T., and Dreger, D., 2000, Static-stress impact of the 1992 Landers earthquake sequence on nucleation and slip at the site of the 1999 M=7.1 Hector Mine earthquake, southern California: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 27, p. 1949-1952.

    Stress induced by the 1992 Landers earthquake appears to have triggered the 1999 M=7.1 Hector Mine quake in southern California and may also have influenced the slip distribution.

  • Sherwood, C.R., 2000, Numerical model of frazil ice and suspended sediment concentrations and formation of sediment-laden ice in the Kara Sea: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 105, no. C6, p. 14,061-14,080.

  • Winters, W.J., Collet, T.S., Cranston, R.E., Dallimore, S.R., and Jenner, K.A., 1999, Physical properties of sediment from Mallik 2L-38 gas hydrate research well, in Dallimore, S.R., Laframboise, R.R., Fotiou, M.J., and Medioli, B.E. (compilers), JAPEX/JNOC/GSC Mallik 2L-38 Gas Hydrate Research Well, Mackenzie Delta, Northwest Territories, Canada: Interactive Data Viewer, Geological Survey of Canada Open-File D3726, CD-ROM.

  • Winters, W.J., Dallimore, S.R., Collett, T.S., Jenner, K.A., Katsube, J.T., Cranston, R.E., Wright, J.F., Nixon, F.M., and Uchida, T., 2000, Relation between gas hydrate and physical properties at the Mallik 2L-38 research well in the Mackenzie Delta, in Holder, G.D., and Bishnoi, P.R. (eds.), Gas Hydrates Challenges for the Future: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, p. 94-100.

Publications Sent to Geologic Division Publications Groups

  • Brock, J.C., Sallenger, A.H., Krabill, W.B., Swift, R.N., and Wright, C.W., Recognition of fiducial surfaces in Lidar surveys of coastal topography: ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

  • Cochrane, G.R., Activities and preliminary results of nearshore benthic habitat mapping in southern California, 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report and Web page.

  • Gardner, J.V., Sulak, K.J., Dartnell, P., Hellequin, L., Calder, B., and Mayer, L.A., Cruise report; R/V Ocean Surveyor cruise O-1-00-GM; the bathymetry and acoustic backscatter of the Pinnacles area, northern Gulf of Mexico; May 23 through June 10, 2000, Venice, CA, to Venice, CA: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.

  • Geist, E.L., Gelfenbaum, G., Jaffe, B.E., and Reid, J., Coastal communities at risk: Cooperative tsunami research at the USGS: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet.

  • Hansen, M., and DeWitt, N., 1890 and 1990 Bathymetry of Florida Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.

  • Kolak, J.J., Short, J.W., and Carlson, P.R., Particulate coal accumulation in Gulf of Alaska sediments: Delineation of sources, transport pathways, and geochemical effects (abs.): Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, 13-16 November 2000.

  • Kvenvolden, K.A., and Lorenson, T.D., Global occurrence of gas hydrate (abs.): International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Stavanger, Norway, 17-22 June 2001.

  • Marincioni, F., and Caruso, M.J., New England virtual information project for weather-related coastal hazards (abs.): First International Conference on Global Disaster Network (GDN), Honolulu, Hawaii, October 2000.

  • Osterkamp. W.R., and Morton, R.A., Mining of coastal minerals: Chapter in Schwartz, M. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Coastal Science: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

  • Sherwood, C.R., Signell, R.P., Harris, C.K., and Butman, B., Report on community coastal sediment-transport modeling workshop: EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union.

  • Shinn, E.A., Holmes, C.W., Garrison, V., Griffin, D., Hayes, M., Betzer, P., and Merman, E., Effects of African dust on Holocene coral communities, Did it Happen in the Past? (abs.): Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, 13-16 November 2000.

  • Thieler, E.R., Baker, P.A., Colman, S.M., and Seltzer, G.O., Flooding Hui-aimarca: Rapid mid-Holocene lake-level rise in Lake Titicaca, Bolivia/Peru (abs.): Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, 13-16 November 2000.

  • Twichell, D.C., Brooks, G., Gelfenbaum, G., Paskevich, V., and Donahue, B., Sand ridges off Sarasota, Florida: A complex facies boundary on a low-energy inner shelf environment: Marine Geology.

  • Valentine, P.C., Blackwood, D.B., and Parolski, K.F., Seabed observation and sampling system: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet.

  • Winters, W.J., Pecher, I.A., Dillon, W.P., and Mason, D.H., Comparison of physical properties of sediment containing natural and laboratory-formed gas hydrate and ice (abs.): Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, 13-16 November 2000.

  • Wylie, W.C., Nature and distribution of deposits derived from the Chesapeake Bay submarine impact (abs.): Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, 13-16 November 2000.

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