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  • Barnard, P.L., and Hanes, D.M., 2006, Coastal monitoring of the May 2005 dredge disposal offshore of Ocean Beach, San Francisco, Calif.: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1140 [URL].
  • Carr, R.S., Nipper, Marion, Field, Michael, and Biedenbach, J.M., 2006, Coastal circulation and sediment dynamics in Hanalei Bay, Kaua‘i, part III, studies of sediment toxicity: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1147 [URL].
  • Draut, A.E., and Rubin, D.M., 2006, Measurements of wind, aeolian sand transport, and precipitation in the Colorado River corridor, Grand Canyon, Arizona; January 2005 to January 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1188 [URL].
  • Draut, A.E., Clift, P.D., and Blodgett, R.B., 2006, Field-trip guide to volcanic and volcaniclastic deposits of the Lower Jurassic Talkeetna Formation, Sheep Mountain, south-central Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1124 [URL].
  • Garrison, V.H., 2006, From Aspergillus to Timbuktu; African dust, coral reefs, and human health [abs.]: World Congress of Soil Science, 18th, Philadelphia, Pa., July 9-15, 2006, abstract 88-2, p. 77 [URL].
  • Garrison, V.H., Carr, R.S., Foreman, W.T., Griffin, D., Holmes, C., Kellogg, C., Majewski, M.S., Nipper, M., Shinn, E.A., Simonich, S.L., and Smith, G.W., 2005, Saharan dust and the degradation of coral reefs—evidence of a link [abs.]: Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean Scientific Meeting, 32nd, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, June 13-17, 2005, Abstracts, p. 29.
  • Garrison, V.H., Carr, R.S., Foreman, W.T., Holmes, C., Majewski, M.S., Nipper, M., Shinn, E.A., Simonich, S.L., and Smith, G.W., 2005, African dust and degradation of coral reefs—a tale of persistent organic pollutants, metals and microbes [abs.]: International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences General Assembly, 9th, Beijing, China, August 2-11, 2005, Abstracts, p. A-121 [URL].
  • Hall, D.K., Williams, R.S., Jr., Casey, K.A., DiGirolamo, N.E., and Wan, Z., 2006, Satellite-derived, melt-season surface temperature of the Greenland Ice Sheet (2000-2005) and its relationship to mass balance: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 33, no. 11, L11501, doi:10.1029/2006GL026444 [URL].
  • Meckel, T.A., ten Brink, U.S., and Williams, S.J., 2006, Estimating present compaction rates in coastal deltaic environments—numerical methods and stratigraphic influences: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 33, no. 11, L11403, doi:10.1029/2006GL26300 [URL].
  • Poppe, L.J., Paskevich, V.F., Butman, B., Ackerman, S.D., Danforth, W.W., Foster, D.S., and Blackwood, D.S., 2006, Geological interpretation of bathymetric and backscatter imagery of the sea floor off eastern Cape Cod: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1048 (DVD-ROM) [URL].
  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F., Jelks, H.L., and Rocha, L.A., 2006, Relevance of cryptic fishes in biodiversity assessments; a case study at Buck Island Reef National Monument, St. Croix: Bulletin of Marine Science, v. 79, p. 17-48 [URL].

  • ten Brink, U.S., Geist, E.L., and Andrews, B.D., 2006, Size distribution of submarine landslides and its implication to tsunami hazard in Puerto Rico: Geophysical Research Letters,  v. 33, no. 11, L11307, doi:10.1029/2006GL026125 [URL].
  • ten Brink, U.S., Song, J., and Bucknam, R.C., 2006, Rupture models for the A.D. 900-930 Seattle fault earthquake from uplifted shorelines: Geology, v. 34, no. 7, p. 585-588 [URL].

  • Verdi, R.J., Tomlinson, S.A., and Marella, R.L., 2006, The drought of 1998-2002; impacts on Florida’s hydrology and landscape: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1295 [URL].
  • Ward, G.A., Smith, T.J., III, and Whelan, K.R.T., 2006, Regional processes in mangrove ecosystems; spatial scaling relationships, biomass and turnover rate trends following catastrophic disturbance: Hydrobiologia, v. 569, no. 1, p. 517-527, doi:10.1007/s10750-006-0153-9.

  • Zawada, D.G., Brock, J.C., Along-Track Reef Imaging System (ATRIS): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2006-3051 [URL].

Publications Submitted for Director's Approval

  • Barnard, P.L., Hanes, D.M., Kvitek, R.G., and Iampietro, P.J., Bedforms at the mouth of San Francisco Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map.
  • Barnard, P.L., Harney, Jodi, and Rubin, D.M., Field test comparison of an autocorrelation technique for determining grain size using a digital “eyeball” camera versus traditional methods: Sedimentary Geology.
  • Brock, J.C., Wright, C.W., Patterson, M., Nayegandhi, A., and Patterson, Judd, USGS-NPS-NASA-EEARL, submarine topography, Dry Tortugas National Park: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, DVD.
  • Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, S.V., Kindinger, J.L., Flocks, J.G., Harris, M.S., and Thompson, P.R., Archive of digital boomer seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruise 97CCT01 offshore of central South Carolina, June 1997: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series.
  • Carniel, S., Sclavo, M., and Warner, J.C., Applying a coupled oceanic-wave-sediment transport model on coastal environments; a case study in the North Adriatic Sea [abs.]: Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association (ECSA) International Conference, 41st, “Measuring and Managing Changes in Estuaries and Lagoons,” Venice, Italy, October 15-20, 2006.
  • Crusius, J., and Kenna, T., Ensuring confidence in radionuclide-based sediment chronologies and mixing rates: Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science.
  • Fisher, M.A., and Sliter, R.W., Does a boundary of the Wrangell block extend through lower Cook Inlet, Alaska?: Geophysical Research Letters.
  • Fisher, M.A., Langenheim, V.E., Nicholson, Craig, Ryan, Holly, and Sliter, R.W., Recent developments in understanding the tectonic evolution of the southern California offshore area; implications for earthquake-hazard analysis: Geological Society of America Special Paper.
  • Garrison, V.H., Foreman, W.T., Majewski, M.S., Mohammed, A., Genualdi, S.A., Simonich, S.L., and Lisle, J.T., Long-distance transport of persistent organic pollutants and trace metals in Saharan dust air masses [abs.]: Earth Science and Public Health—National Conference on USGS Health-Related Research, 2nd, Reston, Va., February 27-March 1, 2007.
  • Gibbs, A.E., Cochran, S.A., Logan, J.B., and Grossman, E.G., Benthic habitats and offshore geological resources of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report.
  • Hansen, M.E., Estimation of debris quantities after Hurricane Katrina—Harrison County, MS: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 14 p.
  • Mallinson, D.J., Culver, S J., Riggs, S.R., Farrell, K., Wehmiller, J., Thieler, E.R., Foster, D.S., and Pierson, J., Early Pleistocene antecedent control on the location of Cape Hatteras; Mid-Atlantic coastal system, USA: Geology.
  • Meunier, T.K., U.S. Geological Survey activities in the exploration of Antarctica; 1946-2006 record of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and non-USGS collaborating personnel in Antarctica and their postal cachets; U.S. Navy (1946-48, 1954-60), International Geophysical Year (1957-58), and U.S. Geological Survey (1960-2005), in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds.: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1116.
  • Meunier, T.K., U.S. Geological Survey scientific activities in the exploration of Antarctica, 1995-96 field season, in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds.: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1114.
  • Noble, M.A., Rosenberger, Kurt, Signell, Richard, White, Carmen, and Meistrell, Joe, Rapid variations in the temporal and spatial structures of barotropic and baroclinic currents associated with tidal processes on the Los Angeles shelves [abs.]: East Pacific Ocean Conference (EPOC), 53d annual, Timberline, Oreg., September 27-30, 2006.
  • Poag, C.W., Solving a Chesapeake Bay conundrum; new clues to the source beds for North American tektites [abs.]: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., October 22-25, 2006.
  • Poppe, L.J., Ackerman, S.D., Doran, E.F., Beaver, A.J., Crocker, J.M., and Schattgen, P.T., Mapping the sea floor in north-central Long Island Sound with interpolated reconnaissance multibeam bathymetry [abs.]: Long Island Sound Biennial Research Conference, New London, Conn., October 26-28, 2006.
  • Poppe, L.J., Williams, S.J., Doran, E.F., Moser, M.S., Forfinski, N.A., and Stewart, H.F., Seafloor character and sedimentary processes of Six Mile Reef interpreted from verified multibeam bathymetry and high-resolution seismic profiles [abs.]: Long Island Sound Biennial Research Conference, New London, Conn., October 26-28, 2006.
  • Ryan, H.F., compiler, Structure number 292, San Diego Trough fault zone, in Quaternary fault and fold database of the United States: URL
  • Shuman, C.A., Hall, D.K., and Williams, R.S., Jr., Detection of surface-elevation change on Drangajokull, Iceland: Annals of Glaciology.
  • ten Brink, U.S., Smith, S., Stepka, T., Worley, C.R,. and Williams, G.F., Project PROBE Leg I—Report and archive of multibeam bathymetry and acoustic backscatter, CTD/XBT and GPS navigation data collected during USGS cruise 02051 (NOAA cruise RB0208), Puerto Rico Trench, September 24, 2002, to September 30, 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1066.
  • Tsunami Pilot Study Working Group, Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Pilot Study—modernization of FEMA flood hazard maps: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.
  • Twichell, D.C., Cross, V.A., Paskevich, V.F., Hutchinson, D.R., Winters, W.J., and Hart, P.E., GIS of selected geophysical and core data in the northern Gulf of Mexico continental slope collected by the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1071 [DVD-ROM].
  • Warrick, J.A., and Farnsworth, K.L., Hyperpycnal river plume processes—insights from the small, semi-arid rivers of southern California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., October 22-25, 2006.

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Submarine Ground-Water Discharge in Santa Barbara and Hood Canal

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Research Lake Whitefish Returning to the Detroit River

Parasites, the Thread of Food Webs?

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