Published in March
Guertin, L.A., McNeill, D.F., Lidz, B.H., and Cunningham, K.J., 1999,
Biochronology and transgressive/regressive signature in the late Neogene
siliciclastic foundation (Long Key Formation) of the Florida Keys: Journal
for Sedimentary Research, v. 69, no. 3, p. 653-666.
Cores examined from the middle and upper Keys allowed determination
of spatial patterns, age, processes, and depositional environments of an
~150-m-thick siliciclastic unit that underlies Quaternary carbonates.
The Pliocene siliciclastics, derived from a source in the Appalachians,
accumulated in two couplets that indicate alternating outer- and inner-shelf
environments at the mouth of a river that flowed the length of the Florida
Sallenger, A.S., Jr., Krabill, W., Brock, J., Swift, R., Manizade, S.,
Richmond, B., and Hampton, M., 1999, NASA-NOAA-USGS investigate El Niño
impacts using Scanning Airborne Laser: EOS, Transactions of the American
Geophysical Union, v. 80, no. 8, p. 89 and 92.
Surveyed 1,200 km of representative reaches of the U.S. West Coast both
prior to and following El Nino winter storms using scanning airborne LIDAR.
Aimed at determining the magnitude, spatial patterns, and key processes
of El Niño-induced coastal change.
Publications Sent to Geologic Division Publications Groups
Barnhardt, W.A., Jaffe, B.J., and Kayen, R.E., Evaluation of landslide hazards with ground-penetrating radar, Lake Michigan coast: Proceedings, Coastal Sediments 1999 meeting, Long Island, New York, June 20-24, 1999.
Galvin, E.L., Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., and Mecray, E.L., Sedimentary features of cores from Long Island Sound (abs.): American Geophysical Union Spring 1999 Meeting, Boston, MA.
Gelfenbaum, G., Sherwood, C.R., Peterson, C.D., Kaminsky, G.M., Buijsman, M., Twichell, D.C., Ruggiero, P., Gibbs, A.E., and Reed, C., The Columbia River littoral cell: A sediment budget overview: Proceedings, Coastal Sediments 1999 meeting, Long Island, New York, June 20-24, 1999.
Hart, P.E., Cooper, A.K., Pecher, I., and McGee, T., Gas hydrate occurrence and active shallow geologic processes in the Mississippi Canyon region, northern Gulf of Mexico (abs.): AGU 1999 Spring Meeting, May 31-June 4, 1999, Boston.
List, J.H., Coastal erosion research, coastal management, and the role of sea-level rise (abs.): American Geophysical Union Spring 1999 Meeting, Boston, MA.
Morton, R.A., Kindinger, J.K., Flocks, J.G., and Stewart, L.B., Climatic-eustatic control of Holocene nearshore parasequence development, SE Texas coast: Transactions, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies.
Normark, W.R., Bohannon, R.G., Sliter, R., Dunhill, G., Scholl, D.W., Laursen, J., Reid, J.A., and Holton, D., Preliminary cruise report for A1-98-SC Southern California Earthquake Hazards project: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.
Piper, D.J.W., and Normark, W.R., Sandy fans--from Hueneme to Amazon: invited contribution for an AAPG/SEPM book entitled “Fine-Grained Turbidite Systems and Submarine Fans.”
Relle, M.R., and Booth, J.S., Criteria to determine the presence of gas hydrates throughout the geologic rock record (abs.): American Geophysical Union Spring 1999 Meeting, Boston, MA.
Roworth, E.T., and Signell, R.P., Construction of Digital Bathymetry for the Gulf of Maine. CD-ROM: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-801.
Rubin, D.M., and Topping, D.J., Seasonal and multi-year sediment balance in the Colorado River downstream from Glen Canyon Dam (abs.): Colorado River Ecosystem Science Symposium, Grand Canyon, Arizona, Feb. 16-17, 1999, sponsored by Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center.
Sallenger, A., Howd, P., Brock, J., Krabill, W., Swift, R., and Manizade, S., Scaling winter-storm impacts on Assateague Island, MD, VA: Proceedings of Coastal Sediments '99.
Swarzenski, P.W., Holmes, C.W., Shinn, E.A., and Moore, W.A., Tracing the mixing and movement of ground water into Florida Bay with four naturally occurring radium isotopes: Proceedings, Georgia Water Resources Conference.
ten Brink, U.S., Fisher, M.A., Brocher, T.M., Parsons, T., Crosson, R.C., Creager, K.C., Crustal structure beneath Puget Sound, Washington, from coincident seismic refraction and reflection data (abs.): Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, May 3-5, 1999.
ten Brink, U.S., Shimizu, N., and Molzer, P.C., Plate deformation at depth under northern California (abs.): Penrose Conference.
Thieler, E.R., Butman, B., Schwab, W.C., Allison, M.A., and Danforth, W.W., Large relict bedforms at the distal end of the Hudson Shelf Valley result from a glacial break-out flood (abs): American Geophysical Union Spring 1999 Meeting, Boston, MA.
Thieler, E.R., Gayes, P.T., Schwab, W.C., and Harris, M.S., Tracing sediment dispersal on nourished beaches: two-case study: Proceeding of Coastal Sediments '99.
Thieler, E.R., Pilkey, O.H. Jr. , Schwab, W.C., and Cleary, W.J., Ancient barrier island lithosomes on the U.S. Atlantic Continental Shelf: Evidence for stillstands and rapid rises in the early Holocene (abs.): American Geophysical Union Spring 1999 Meeting, Boston, MA.
Torresan, M.E., Hampton, M.A., Wong, F.L., and Gardner, J.V., Geophysical and geological monitoring of Hawaiian ocean disposal sites with multibeam sonar and bottom sampling (abs.): EMAP Symposium on Western Ecological Systems: Status, Issues, and New Approaches, San Francisco, Calif., Apr. 6-8, 1999.
Valentine, P.C., Unger, T.S., and Baker, J.L., Sun-illuminated sea floor topography of Quadrangle 14 in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Boston, MA: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-454, scale 1:25,000, 1 sheet.
Valentine, P.C., Unger, T.S., and Baker, J.L., Sun-illuminated sea floor topography of Quadrangle 18 in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Boston, MA: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-458, scale 1:25,000, 1 sheet.
Winters, W.J., Dallimore, S.R., Collett, T.S., Katsube, J.T., Jenner, K.A., Cranston, R.E., Wright, J.F., Nixon, F.M., and Uchida, T., Physical properties of sediments from the JAPEX/JNOC/GSC Mallik 2L-38 gas hydrate research well, Mackenzie Delta, Canada: Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin.
Winters, W.J., Pecher, I.A., Booth, J.S., Mason, D.H., Relle, M.K., and Dillon, W.P., Properties of samples containing natural gas hydrates from the Mallik 2L-28 research well, Mackenzie Delta, NWT determined using GHASTLI: Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin.
Winters, W.J., Wright, J.F., Booth,. J.S., Dallimore, S.R., Pecher, I.A., Mason, D.H., Relle, M.K., and Dillon, W.P., Laboratory tests of gas hydrate samples from the Mackenzie Delta (abs.): American Geophysical Union Spring 1999 Meeting, Boston, MA.
Wolf, S.C., and Hamer, M.R., Turbidite pathways in Cascadia Basin and Tufts Abyssal Plain--Part A, Astoria Channel, Blanco Valley, and Gorda Basin: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.
Wolf, S.C., Nelson, C.H., Hamer, M., Dunhill, G., and Phillips, R.L, The Washington and Oregon mid-shelf silt deposit and its relation to the late Holocene Columbia River sediment budget: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.
in this issue:
Multibeam Mapping Cruise Publicity
High School Sophomore Projects New Pangea
Bolide Web Site
USGS / Science Teachers
Southern California Earthquake Hazards
Marine Advanced Technology Education
TEI User Symposium
Visitors to GHASTLI Lab
Colman Detailed to NSF
April Publications List