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  • Adams, J., MacLeod, C., Suryan, R.M., Hyrenbach, K.D., and Harvey, J.T., 2012, Summer-time use of west coast U.S. National Marine Sanctuaries by migrating sooty shearwaters (Puffinus griseus): Biological Conservation, doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.12.032 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2011.12.032].

  • Barnard, P.L., Hansen, J.E., and Erikson, L.H., 2012, Synthesis study of an erosion hot spot, Ocean Beach, California (USA): Journal of Coastal Research, v. 28, no. 4, p. 903–922, doi:10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-11-00212.1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-11-00212.1].

  • Behrens, M.D., and Lafferty, K.D., 2012, Geographic variation in the diet of opaleye (Girella nigricans) with respect to temperature and habitat: PLoS ONE, v. 7, no. 9, e45901, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045901 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0045901].

  • Berkowitz, P., Storlazzi, C.D., Courtot, K.N., Krause, C.M., and Reynolds, M.H., 2012, Sea-level rise and wave-driven inundation models for Laysan Island, chap. 2 of Reynolds, M.H., Berkowitz, P., Courtot, K.N., and Krause, C.M., eds., Predicting sea-level rise vulnerability of terrestrial habitat and wildlife of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1182, p. 72–126 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1182/].

  • Bertolino, S., Guichon, L.M., and Carter, J., 2012, Myocastor coypus Molina (coypu), chap. 30 of Francis, R.A., ed., A handbook of global freshwater invasive species: New York, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 357–368 [http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781849712286/].

  • Blazer, V.S., Iwanowicz, L.R., Henderson, H., Mazik, P.M., Jenkins, J.A., Alvarez, D.A., and Young, J.A., 2012, Reproductive endocrine disruption in smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) in the Potomac River basin; spatial and temporal comparisons of biological effects: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, v. 184, no. 7, p. 4309–4334, doi:10.1007/s10661-011-2266-5 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-011-2266-5].

  • Breithaupt, J., Smoak, J.M., Smith, T.J., III, Sanders, C., and Hoare, A., 2012, Organic carbon burial rates in mangrove sediments; strengthening the global budget: Global Biogeochemical Cycles, v. 26, GB3011, 11 p., doi:10.1029/2012GB004375 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012GB004375].

  • Briggs, B.R., Inagaki, F., Morono, Y., Futagami, T., Huguet, C., Rosell-Mele, A., Lorenson, T., and Colwell, F.S., 2012, Bacterial dominance in subseafloor sediments characterized by methane hydrates: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, v. 81, no. 1, p. 8898, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01311.x [http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01311.x].

  • Buler, J.J., Randall, L.A., Fleskes, J.P., Barrow, W.C., Jr., Bogart, T., and Kluver, D., 2012, Mapping wintering waterfowl distributions using weather surveillance radar: PLoS ONE, v. 7, no. 7, e41571, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041571 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0041571].

  • Calderon, K., Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Wiese, D.S., and Phelps, D.C., 2012, Archive of digital boomer subbottom profile data collected in the Atlantic Ocean offshore northeast Florida during USGS cruises 03FGS01 and 03FGS02 in September and October of 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 670, DVD [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/670/].

  • Cretini, K.F., Visser, J.M., Krauss, K.W., and Steyer, G.D., 2012, Development and use of a floristic quality index for coastal Louisiana marshes: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, v. 184, no. 4, p. 2389–2403, doi:10.1007/s10661-011-2125-4 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-011-2125-4].

  • DeWitt, N.T., Flocks, J.G., Reynolds, B.J., and Hansen, M., 2012, Archive of single-beam bathymetry data collected during USGS cruise 07CCT01 nearshore of Fort Massachusetts and within Camille Cut, West and East Ship Islands, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi, July 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 722, CD-ROM [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/722/].

  • Ellis, M.M., Williams, J.L., Lesica, P., Bell, T.J., Bierzychudek, P., Bowles, M., Crone, E.E., Doak, D.F., Ehrlen, J., Ellis-Adam, A., McEachern, K., Ganesan, R., Latham, P., Luijten, S., Kaye, T.N., Knight, T.M., Menges, E.S., Morris, W.F., den Nijs, H., Oostermeijer, G., Quintana-Ascencio, P.F., Shelly, J.S., Stanley, A., Thorpe, A., Ticktin, T., Valverde, T., and Weekley, C.W., 2012, Matrix population models from 20 long-term studies of perennial plant populations: Ecology, v. 93, no. 4, p. 951, Ecological Archives E093-083, doi:10.1890/11-1052.1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/11-1052.1]

  • Erikson, L.H., Gibbs, A.E., Richmond, B.M., Storlazzi, C.D., and Jones, B.M., 2012, Modeling arctic barrier island-lagoon system response to projected arctic warming: Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative Progress Report [http://arcticlcc.org/projects/geophysical/barrier-island-lagoon-systems/].

  • Falcini, F., Khan, N.S., Macelloni, L., Horton, B.P., Lutken, C.B., McKee, K.L., Santoleri, R., Colella, S., Li, C., Volpe, G., D'Emidio, M., Salusti, A., and Jerolmack, D.J., 2012, Linking the historic 2011 Mississippi River flood to coastal wetland sedimentation: Nature Geoscience, v. 5, p. 803–807, doi:10.1038/NGEO1615 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NGEO1615].

  • Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Kindinger, J.L., Miselis, J.L., Wiese, D.S., and Buster, N.A., 2012, Archive of digital chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruise 10BIM04 offshore Cat Island, Mississippi, September 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 724, 2 DVDs [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/724/].

  • Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Wiese, D.S., and Phelps, D.C., 2012, Archive of digital boomer subbottom data collected during USGS cruise 05FGS01 offshore east-central Florida, July 17-29, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 647, DVD [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/647/].

  • Ganguli, P.M., Conaway, C.H., Swarzenski, P.W., Izbicki, J.A., and Flegal, A.R., 2012, Mercury speciation and transport in a California coastal lagoon system; the role of submarine groundwater discharge and monomethyl mercury production: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 46, no. 3, p. 1480–1488, doi:10.1021/es202783u [http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es202783u]

  • Geist, E.L., 2012, Near-field tsunami edge waves and complex earthquake rupture: Pure and Applied Geophysics, Online First, May 22, 2012, doi:10.1007/s00024-012-0491-7 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00024-012-0491-7].

  • George, D.A., Gelfenbaum, G., and A.W. Stevens, 2012, Modeling the hydrodynamic and morphologic response of an estuary restoration: Estuaries and Coasts, v. 35, p. 1510–1529, doi:10.1007/s12237-012-9541-8 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12237-012-9541-8].

  • Glorioso, B.M., Waddle, J.H., Crockett, M.E., Rice, K.G., and Percival, H.F., 2012, Diet of the invasive Cuban treefrog (Osteopilus septentrionalis) in pine rockland and mangrove habitats in South Florida: Caribbean Journal of Science, v. 46, no. 2–3, p. 346–355.

  • Goldfinger, C., Nelson, C.H., Morey, A.E., Johnson, J.E., Patton, J.R., Karabanov, E., Gutiérrez-Pastor, J., Eriksson, A.T., Gràcia, E., Dunhill, G., Enkin, R.J., Dallimore, A., and Vallier, T., 2012, Turbidite event history—methods and implications for Holocene paleoseismicity of the Cascadia subduction zone: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1661–F, 170 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1661f/].

  • Gonzalez-Martin, C., Teigell-Perez, N., Lyles, M., Valladares, B., Griffin, D.W., 2012, Epifluorescent direct counts of bacteria and viruses from topsoil of various desert dust storm regions: Research in Microbiology, available online 6 September 2012, doi:10.1016/j.resmic.2012.08.009 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resmic.2012.08.009].

  • Grace, J.B., Keeley, J.E., Johnson, D.J., and Bollen, K.A., 2012, Structural equation modeling and the analysis of long-term monitoring data, in Gitzen, R.A., Millspaugh, J.J., Cooper, A.B., and Licht, D.S., eds., Design and analysis of long-term ecological monitoring studies: Cambridge, U.K., Cambridge University Press, p. 325–358 [http://www.cambridge.org/gb/knowledge/isbn/item6661397/?site_locale=en_GB].

  • Grace, J.B., Schoolmaster, D.R., Jr., Guntenspergen, G.R., Little, A.M., Mitchell, B.R., Miller, K.M., and Schweiger, E.W., 2012, Guidelines for a graph-theoretic implementation of structural equation modeling: Ecosphere, v. 3, no. 8, article 73, doi:10.1890/ES12-00048.1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES12-00048.1].

  • Havens, K., Jolls, C.L., Marik, J.E., Vitt, P., McEachern, A.K., and Kind, D., 2012, Effects of a non-native biocontrol weevil, Larinus planus, and other emerging threats on populations of the federally threatened Pitcher's thistle, Cirsium pitcheri: Biological Conservation, v. 155, p. 202–211. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2012.06.010 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2012.06.010].

  • Hein, J.R., Conrad, T.A., Frank, M., Christl, M., and Sager, W.W., 2012, Copper-nickel-rich, amalgamated ferromanganese crust-nodule deposits from Shatsky Rise, NW Pacific: Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, v. 13, no. 10, 23 p., doi:10.1029/2012GC004286 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012GC004286].

  • Howard, R.J., and Allain, L., 2012, Effects of a drawdown on plant communities in a freshwater impoundment at Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5221, 27 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2012/5221/].

  • Iverson, R.D., Westbrooks, R.G., Eplee, R.E., and Tasker, A.V., 2011, Overview and status of the witchweed (Stringa asiatica) eradication program in the Carolinas, chap. 6 of Leslie, A., and Westbrooks, R.G., eds., Invasive plant management issues and challenges in the United States; 2011 overview: American Chemical Society, ACS Symposium Series, v. 1073, p. 51–68, doi:10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch006 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch006].

  • Izbicki, J.A., Swarzenski, P.W., Burton, C.A., Van DeWerfhorst, L.C., Holden, P.A., and Dubinski, E.A., 2012, Sources of fecal indicator bacteria to groundwater, Malibu Lagoon, and near-shore ocean water, Malibu, California, USA: Annals of Environmental Science, v. 6, article 4, p. 35–86 [http://www.aes.neu.edu/table_contents/volume_6_2012/].

  • Jones, W.R., and Garber, A., 2012, Classifications for Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act site-specific projects; 2008 and 2009: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 701, 8 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/701/].

  • Kranenburg, C., Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M., Nayegandhi, A., Brock, J.C. and Woodman, R., 2012, Unsupervised classification of lidar-based vegetation structure metrics at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1096, 19 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1096/].

  • Krause, C.M., Courtot, K.N., Berkowitz, P., Carter, J., and Reynolds, M.H., 2012, Climate change vulnerability assessment of the low-lying northwestern Hawaiian Islands, chap. 1 of Reynolds, M.H., Berkowitz, P., Courtot, K.N., and Krause, C.M., eds., Predicting sea-level rise vulnerability of terrestrial habitat and wildlife of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1182, p. 3–71 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1182/].

  • Krauss, K.W., and Ball, M.C., 2012, On the halophytic nature of mangroves: Trees—Structure and Function, Online First, September 4, 2012, doi:10.1007/s00468-012-0767-7 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00468-012-0767-7].

  • Krauss, K.W., Whitbeck, J.L., and Howard, R.J., 2012, On the relative roles of hydrology, salinity, temperature, and root productivity in controlling soil respiration from coastal swamps (freshwater): Plant and Soil, v. 358, no. 1–2, p. 265–274, doi:10.1007/s11104-012-1182-y [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-012-1182-y].

  • Lacy, J.R., Rubin, D.M, and Buscombe, D., 2012, Currents, drag, and sediment transport induced by a tsunami: Journal of Geophysical Research–Oceans, v. 117, C09028, 15 p., doi:10.1029/2012JC007954 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012JC007954].

  • Lafferty, K.D., 2012, Biodiversity loss decreases parasite diversity; theory and patterns: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, v. 367, no. 1604, p. 2814–2827, doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0110 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2012.0110].

  • Lidz, B.H., 2012, Outlier reefs are found off the Florida Keys, in Krucnynski, W.L., and Fletcher, P.J., eds., Tropical connections—south Florida's marine environment: Cambridge, Md., IAN Press, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, p. 197–198 [http://www.umces.edu/release/2012/jul/24/tropical-connections-south-floridas-marine-environment].

  • Lidz, B.H., 2012, Sand grain sources at coral reefs indicate reef health, in Krucnynski, W.L., and Fletcher, P.J., eds., Tropical connections—south Florida's marine environment: Cambridge, Md., IAN Press, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, p. 207 [http://www.umces.edu/release/2012/jul/24/tropical-connections-south-floridas-marine-environment].

  • Luent, M.C., Collins, M., Jeske, C., and Leberg, P., 2012, Prevalence of a potentially lethal parasite of wading birds in natural and agricultural wetlands in south Louisiana: Southeastern Naturalist, v. 11, no. 3, p. 415–422, doi:10.1656/058.011.0305 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1656/058.011.0305].

  • Marot, M.E., and Smith, C.G., 2012, Radioisotopic data of sediment collected in Mobile and Bon Secour Bays, Alabama: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1172, 15 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1172/].

  • McKee, K.L., 2012, Neotropical coastal wetlands, chap. 7 of Batzer, D.P., and Baldwin, A.H., eds., Wetland habitats of North America: Berkeley, University of California Press, p. 89–101 [http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520271647].

  • Miller, S.L., Shinn, E.A., and Lidz, B.H., 2012, Corals are the building blocks of reefs, in Krucnynski, W.L., and Fletcher, P.J., eds., Tropical connections—south Florida's marine environment: Cambridge, Md., IAN Press, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, p. 189 [http://www.umces.edu/release/2012/jul/24/tropical-connections-south-floridas-marine-environment].

  • Nosal, A.P., Cartamil, D.C., Long, J.W., Luhrmann, M., Wegner, N.C., and Graham, J.B., 2012, Demography and movement patterns of leopard sharks (Triakis semifasciata) aggregating near the head of a submarine canyon along the open coast of southern California, USA: Environmental Biology of Fishes, published online 21 September 2012, doi:10.1007/s10641-012-0083-5 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10641-012-0083-5].

  • Null, K.A., Dimova, N., Knee, K.L., Esser, B.K., Swarzenski, P.W., Singleton, M.J., Stacey, M., and Paytan, A., 2012, Submarine groundwater discharge-derived nutrient loads to San Francisco Bay; implications to future ecosystem changes: Estuaries and Coasts, v. 35, no. 5, p. 1299–1315, doi:10.1007/s12237-012-9526-7 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12237-012-9526-7].

  • Osland, M.J., Spivak, A.C., Nestlerode, J.A., Lessmann, J.M., Almario, A.E., Heitmuller, P.T., Russell, M.J., Krauss, K.W., Alvarez, F., Dantin, D.D., Harvey, J.E., From, A.S., Cormier, N., and Stagg, C.L., 2012, Ecosystem development after mangrove wetland creation; plant-soil change across a 20-year chronosequence: Ecosystems, v. 15, no. 5, p. 848–866, doi:10.1007/s10021-012-9551-1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-012-9551-1].

  • Palta, M.M., Doyle, T.W., Jackson, C.R., Meyer, J.L., and Sharitz, R.R., 2012, Changes in diameter growth of Taxodium distichum in response to flow alterations in the Savannah River: Wetlands, v. 32, no. 1, p. 59–71, doi:10.1007/s13157-011-0245-9 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13157-011-0245-9].

  • Poore, B.S., Wolf, E.B., Korris, E.M., Walter, J.L., and Matthews, G.D., 2012, Structures data collection for The National Map using volunteered geographic information: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1209, 34 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1209].

  • Raabe, E.A., Roy, L.C., and McIvor, C.C., 2012, Tampa Bay coastal wetlands; nineteenth to twentieth century tidal marsh-to-mangrove conversion: Estuaries and Coasts, v. 35, no. 5, p. 1145–1162, doi:10.1007/s12237-012-9503-1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12237-012-9503-1].

  • Raabe, E.A., Roy, L.C., McIvor, C.C., and Gleim, A.D., 2012, Digital recovery of 19th century surveys in Tampa Bay, Florida; topographic charts and Public Land Surveys: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 727 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/727/].

  • Raabe, E.A., Stonehouse, D., Ebersol, K., Holland, K., and Robbins, L.L., 2011, Detection of coastal and submarine discharge on the Florida Gulf Coast with an airborne thermal-infrared mapping system: The Professional Geologist (TPG), v. 48, p. 42–49 [http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70039643].

  • Reich, C., Flocks, J., and Davis, J., 2012, Geophysical investigation of sentinel lakes in Lake, Seminole, Orange, and Volusia Counties, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1201, 174 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1201/].

  • Renault, L., Chiggiato, J., Warner, J.C., Vizoso, G., Ruiz, S., Gomez, M., and Tintoré, J., 2012, Coupled atmosphere-ocean-wave simulations of a storm event over the Gulf of Lion and Balearic Sea: Journal of Geophysical Research–Oceans, v. 117, no. C09019, 25 p., doi:10.1029/2012JC007924 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012JC007924].

  • Reynolds, M.H., Berkowitz, P., Courtot, K.N., and Krause, C.M., eds., 2012, Predicting sea-level rise vulnerability of terrestrial habitat and wildlife of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1182, 139 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1182/].

  • Ryan, H., von Huene, R., Scholl, D., and Kirby, S., 2012, Tsunami hazards to U.S. coasts from giant earthquakes in Alaska: Eos (American Geophysical Union Transactions), v. 93, no. 19, p. 185, doi:10.1029/2012EO190001 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012EO190001].

  • Ryan, H.F., von Huene, R., Wells, R.E., Scholl, D.W., Kirby, S., and Draut, A.E. 2012, History of earthquakes and tsunamis along the eastern Aleutian-Alaska megathrust, with implications for tsunami hazards in the California Continental Borderland, in Dumoulin, J.A., and Dusel-Bacon, C., eds., Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1795–A, 31 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1795/a/].

  • Shim, M-J., Swarzenski, P.W., and Shiller, A.M., 2012, Dissolved and colloidal trace elements in the Mississippi River Delta outflow after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Continental Shelf Research, v. 42, p. 1–9 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2012.03.007].

  • Smith, C.G., and Robbins, L.L., 2012, Surface-water radon-222 distribution along the west-central Florida shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1212, 26 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1212/].

  • Stevens, A.W., Gelfenbaum, G., Ruggiero, P., and Kaminsky, G.M, 2012, Southwest Washington littoral drift restoration—beach and nearshore morphological monitoring: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1175, 67 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1175/].

  • Swarzenski, P.W., Storlazzi, C.D., Presto, M.K., Gibbs, A.E., Smith, C.G., Dimova, N.T., Dailer, M.L., and Logan, J.B., 2012, Nearshore morphology, benthic structure, hydrodynamics, and coastal groundwater discharge near Kahekili Beach Park, Maui, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1166 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1166/].

  • Waddle, J.H., Glorioso, B.M., and Faulkner, S.P., 2012, A quantitative assessment of the conservation benefits of the Wetlands Reserve Program to amphibians: Restoration Ecology, Early View, July 5, 2012, doi:10.1111/j.1526-100X.2012.00881.x [http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2012.00881.x].

  • Wang, H., Meselhe, E.A., Waldon, M.G., Harwell, M.C., and Chen, C., 2012, Compartment-based hydrodynamics and water quality modeling of a northern Everglades wetland, Florida, USA: Ecological Modelling, v. 247, p. 273–285, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.09.007 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.09.007].

  • Warrick, J.A., and Barnard, P.L., 2012, The offshore export of sand during exceptional discharge from California rivers: Geology, v. 40, no. 9, p. 787–790, doi:10.1130/G33115.1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G33115.1].

  • Warrick, J.A., Duda, J.J., Magirl, C.S., and Curran, C.A., 2012, River turbidity and sediment loads during dam removal: Eos (American Geophysical Union Transactions), v. 93, no. 43, p. 425, doi:10.1029/2012EO430002 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012EO430002]

  • Westbrooks, R.G., 2011, Federal interagency coordination for invasive plant issues—the Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW), chap. 11 of Leslie, A., and Westbrooks, R.G., eds., Invasive plant management issues and challenges in the United States; 2011 overview: American Chemical Society, ACS Symposium Series, v. 1073, p. 121–128, doi:10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch011 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch011].

  • Westbrooks, R.G., 2011, Interagency partnering for weed prevention—progress on development of a National Early Detection and Rapid Response System for Invasive Plants in the United States, chap. 13 of Leslie, A., and Westbrooks, R.G., eds., Invasive plant management issues and challenges in the United States; 2011 overview: American Chemical Society, ACS Symposium Series, v. 1073, p. 135–142, doi:10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch013 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch013].

  • Westbrooks, R.G., and Brabson, E.N., 2011, Overview and history of the Beach Vitex Task Force—an interagency partnership in action, chap. 15 of Leslie, A., and Westbrooks, R.G., eds., Invasive plant management issues and challenges in the United States; 2011 overview: American Chemical Society, ACS Symposium Series, v. 1073, p. 159–168, doi:10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch015 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch015].

  • Westbrooks, R.G., and Tasker, A.V., 2011, Overview of prohibited and permitted plant regulatory listing systems, chap. 2 of Leslie, A., and Westbrooks, R.G., eds., Invasive plant management issues and challenges in the United States; 2011 overview: American Chemical Society, ACS Symposium Series, v. 1073, p. 19–28, doi:10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch002 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2011-1073.ch002].

  • Wong, F.L., Dartnell, P., Edwards, B.D., and Phillips, E.L., 2012, Seafloor geology and benthic habitats, San Pedro Shelf, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 552 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/552/].

  • Yang, X., Pal, N., Ackleh, A.S., and Carter, J., 2011, A case study of green tree frog population size estimation by repeated capture-mark-recapture method with individual tagging; a parametric bootstrap method vs. Jolly-Seber method: Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, v. 81, no. 12, p. 1879–1895, doi:10.1080/00949655.2010.507764 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00949655.2010.507764].

Publications Submitted for Bureau Approval

  • Aippli, C., Valentine, D.L., Kellermann, M., Lorenson, T.D., Nelson, R.K., and Reddy, C.M., Oil spill vs. natural seepage; contrasting weathering characteristics of oil from the Macondo well and Southern California oil seeps [abs.]: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference, New Orleans, La., January 21–23, 2013.

  • Andrews, B.D., Ackerman, S.D., Baldwin, W.E., Foster, D.S., and Schwab, W.C., High-resolution geological mapping of the inner continental shelf; Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2012–1006.

  • Barnard, P.L., Erikson, L.H., Elias, E., and Dartnell, P., Sediment transport patterns in the San Francisco Bay coastal system from cross-validation of bedform asymmetry and modeled residual flux: Marine Geology.

  • Barras, J., and Brock, J.C., Coastal Louisiana airborne and terrestrial lidar collaboration for improving topo-bathymetric mapping in coastal Louisiana [abs.]: Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, Calif., April 9–13, 2013.

  • Brock, J.C., Chappell, A., and Wozencraft, J., National coastal mapping strategy proposed by the Interagency Working Group on Ocean and Coastal Mapping [abs.]: Coastal GeoTools 2013 conference, Myrtle Beach, S.C., March 25–28, 2013.

  • Brothers, L.L., Van Dover, C.L., German, C.R., Kaiser, C.L., and Yoerger, D.R., Re-examination of seep activity at the Blake Ridge Diapir: Fire in the Ice, U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory Newsletter [http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil-gas/FutureSupply/MethaneHydrates/newsletter/newsletter.htm].

  • Childs, J.R., Triezenberg, P.J., and Danforth, W.W., Joint U.S.-Canadian program to explore the limits of the extended continental shelf—cruise HLY-0806; September 05–October 01, 2008; Barrow to Barrow, Alaska; cruise report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.

  • Draut, A.E., and Clift, P.D., Differential preservation in the geologic record of intraoceanic sedimentary and tectonic processes: Earth Science Reviews.

  • Edwin, E., Gelfenbaum, G., and van de Wethusen, A., Validation of a coupled wave-flow model in high-energy setting; the mouth of the Columbia River: Journal of Geophysical Research–Oceans.

  • Erikson, L.H., Gibbs, A.E., Ohman, K., Martin, P., and Richmond, B.M., Evolution of an Arctic barrier island [abs.]: Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, January 21–25, 2013.

  • Erikson, L.H., Wright, S.A., Elias, E., Hanes, D.M., and Schoellhamer, D.H., The use of modeling and suspended sediment concentration measurements for quantifying net suspended sediment transport through a large tidally dominated inlet [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Flocks, J., Twichell, D., and Pendleton, E., Coast-wide geologic-assessment projects; unraveling regional coastal evolution [abs.]: Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, La., February 17–22, 2013.

  • Gelfenbaum, G., Elias, E., and Stark, J., The influence of dredging and flow regulation on the morphological development at the mouth of the Columbia River [abs.]: International Conference on Coastal Dynamics, 7th, Arcachon, France, June 24–28, 2012.

  • Gibbs, A.E., Cochran, S.A., and Tierney, P.W., Seafloor video and still frame-grabs from USGS activities in Hawaiian nearshore waters: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series.

  • Griffin, D.W., and Shinn, E.A., Dust in the wind brings diseases too: Science, Letter to the Editor.

  • Hapke, C.J., Sea cliffs of the U.S.—occurrence, assessment and prediction [abs.]: IAG/AIG International Conference on Geomorphology, 8th, Paris, France, August 27–31, 2013.

  • Hapke, C.J., List, J., Plant, N.G., Schwab, W.C., and Lentz, E.E., Medium-term morphologic response to variations in spatial and temporal forcing; Fire Island, New York [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Howd, P.A., Doran, K.J., and Sallenger, A.H., Jr., Random and bias errors in simple regression-based calculations of sea-level acceleration [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Ishii, M., Kiser, E., and Geist, E.L., Mw 8.6 Sumatran earthquake of 11 April 2012; rare seaward expression of oblique subduction: Geology.

  • Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Cochrane G.R., Golden, N.E., Phillips, E.L., Ritchie, A.C., Greene, H.G., Krigsman, L.M., Kvitek, R.G., Dieter, B.E., Endris, C.A., Seitz, G.G., Sliter, R.W., Erdey, M.D., Gutierrez, C.I., Wong, F.L., Yoklavich, M.M., Draut, A.E., Hart, P.E., and Conrad, J.E., California State Waters Map Series—offshore of Santa Barbara, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map.

  • Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Cochrane G.R., Golden, N.E., Phillips, E.L., Ritchie, A.C., Kvitek, R.G., Greene, H.G., Endris, C.A., Seitz, G.G., Sliter, R.W., Erdey, M.D., Wong, F.L., Gutierrez, C.I., Krigsman, L.M., Draut, A.E., and Hart, P.E., California State Waters Map Series—offshore of Carpinteria, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map.

  • Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N.E., Phillips, E.L., Ritchie, A.C., Kvitek, R.G., Greene, H.G., Krigsman, L.M., Endris, C.A., Seitz, G.G., Erdey, M.D., Gutierrez, C.I., Sliter, R.W., Wong, F.L., Yoklavich, M.M., Draut, A.E., and Hart, P.E., California Seafloor Map Series—offshore of Ventura, eastern Santa Barbara Channel, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map.

  • Khider, D., Quinn, T.M., and Reynolds, C.E., Assessing seasonal temperature variability from Mg/Ca and δ18O in Globigerinoides ruber from the northern Gulf of Mexico [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Kindinger, J.L., Lee, D.M., Kulp, M.A., Khalil, S.M., Buster, N.A., Flocks, J.G., Bernier, J., and Raynie, R., Louisiana Barrier-Island Comprehensive Monitoring (BICM) Program 2006–2010—beginnings of a large-scale coastal system-monitoring program [abs.]: Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, La., February 17–22, 2013.

  • Lidz, B.H., and Zawada, D.G., Possible return of Acropora cervicornis at Pulaski Shoal, Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida: Journal of Coastal Research.

  • Long, J.W., Plant, N.G., and Sallenger, A.H., Jr., Interactions between a sand-starved barrier island and an artificial berm [abs.]: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference, New Orleans, La., January 21–23, 2013.

  • Long, J.W., Thompson, D.M., Plant, N.G., Dalyander, P.S., and Sherwood, C.R., Nested modeling approach to quantify sediment transport pathways and temporal variability of barrier island evolution [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Lorenson, T.D., Rosenbauer, R.J., Campbell, P.L., Lam, A., Hostettler, F.D., Thomas, B., and Wong, F.L., Fingerprinting hydrocarbons in oil, tarballs, and sediment from coastal Texas to Florida during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill [abs.]: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference, New Orleans, La., January 21–23, 2013.

  • Mayo, M., Smoak, J.M., Smith, C., Fanning, K., and Smith, T., A comparison of uranium budgets for estuarine wetlands of the Everglades National Park, Florida and Mobile Bay, Alabama [abs.]: Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, La., February 17–22, 2013.

  • McGann, M., Erikson, L., Wan, E., Powell, C., II, and Maddocks, R.F., A multi-constituent approach for analyzing sediment transport in the San Francisco Bay coastal system [abs.]: Bay-Delta Science Conference, 7th Biennial, Sacramento, Calif., October 16–18, 2012.

  • Miselis, J., Kindinger, J., and Buster, N., Refining the link between the Holocene development of the Mississippi River Delta and the geologic evolution of Cat Island, MS [abs.]: Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, La., February 17–22, 2013.

  • Mosher, D.C., Shimeld, J., Hutchinson, D., Chian, D., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., and Jackson, R., Canada Basin revealed: Arctic Technology Conference, Houston, Tex., December 3–5, 2012, proceedings.

  • Osterman, L.E., and Smith, C.G., A century of environmental degradation in Mobile Bay, Alabama [abs.]: Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, La., February 17–22, 2013.

  • Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M., Kranenburg, C., Barras, J., and Brock, J., Land loss due to recent hurricanes in coastal Louisiana, USA: Journal of Coastal Research Special Issue.

  • Plant, N.G., Stockdon, H.F., Flocks, J., Sallenger, A.H., Jr., Long, J.W., Cormier, J., Guy, K., and Thompson, D.M., Prediction of barrier island restoration response and its interactions with the natural environment [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Poore, R.Z., Tedesco, K.A., and Spear, J.W., Seasonal flux and assemblage composition of planktic foraminifers from a sediment trap study in the northern Gulf of Mexico: Journal of Coastal Research Special Issue.

  • Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Guberski, M.R., and Wood, D.A., Sea-floor character and geology off the entrance to the Connecticut River, northeastern Long Island Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1103.

  • Prouty, N.G., Druffel, E., Griffin, S., Fisher, C., and Demopoulos, A., Growth rate and age distribution of deep-sea coral Paramuricea sp. in the Gulf of Mexico [abs.]: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, La., January 21–23, 2013.

  • Reich, C.D., Poore, R.Z., and Hickey, T.D., The role of vermetid gastropods in the development of the Florida Middle Ground, northeast Gulf of Mexico: Journal of Coastal Research Special Issue.

  • Richmond, B.M., Gibbs, A.E., and Martin, P., A half century of coastal change along the north coast of Alaska [abs.]: Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, January 21–25, 2013.

  • Ross, S.L., Jones, L.M., Wilson, R., Bahng, B., Borrero, J.C., Brosnan, D.M., Bwarie, J.T., Geist, E.L., Johnson, L.A., Hansen, R., Kirby, S.H. Knight, E., Knight, W.R., Long, K., Lynett, P., Miller, K., Mortensen, C.E., and Nicolsky, D.D., USGS SAFRR tsunami scenario—potential impacts to the U.S. West Coast from a plausible M9 earthquake near the Alaska Peninsula [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Roy, M., Martin, J.B., Cable, J.E., and Smith, C.G., Variations of iron flux and organic carbon remineralization in a subterranean estuary caused by interannual variations in recharge: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

  • Rubin, D.M., and Rubin, A.M., Commentary on: "Origin and lateral migration of linear dunes in the Qaidam Basin of NW China revealed by dune sediments, internal structures, and optically stimulated luminescence ages, with implications for linear dunes on Titan" (Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, no. 7–8. p. 1147–1154, doi:10.1130/B30550.1): Geological Society of America Bulletin.

  • Sallenger, A.H., Jr., Doran, K., and Howd, P., Sea-level acceleration hotspot along the Atlantic coast of North America [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Santamarina, J.C., and Winters, W.J., A suite of pressure core characterization tools (PCCT) to enhance gas hydrate field programs: Fire in the Ice, U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory Newsletter [http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil-gas/futuresupply/methanehydrates/newsletter/newsletter.htm].

  • Schwab, W.C., Baldwin, W.E., Hapke, C.J., Lentz, E.E., Gayes, P.T., Denny, J.F., List, J.H., and Warner, J.C., Geologic evidence for onshore sediment transport from the inner-continental shelf; Fire Island, New York: Journal of Coastal Research.

  • Smith, C.G., and Marot, M.E., Preliminary analysis of back-barrier sedimentation on the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, following the construction of the oil-mitigation sand berm [abs.]: Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, La., February 17–22, 2013.

  • Smith, C.G., Osterman, L.E., and Poore, R.Z., An examination of historic inorganic sedimentation and organic matter accumulation in several marsh types within the Mobile Bay and Mobile-Tensaw River Delta region: Journal of Coastal Research Special Issue.

  • Stockdon, H.F., Doran, K., Sopkin, K., and Thompson, D.M., National assessment of hurricane-induced erosion hazards [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Storlazzi, C.D., Field, M.E., Presto, M.K., Swarzenski, P.W., Logan, J.B., Reiss, T.R., Elfers, T.C., Cochran, S.A., Torresan, M.E., and Chezar, H., Coastal circulation and sediment dynamics in Pelekane and Kawaihae Bays, Hawaii—measurements of waves, currents, temperature, salinity, turbidity, and geochronology; November 2010–March 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.

  • ten Brink, U.S., Danforth, W.W., and Polloni, C.F., Project PROBE Leg III, final report and archive of swath bathymetric sonar, XBT and GPS navigation data collected during USGS cruise RONB03032 (NOAA RB0305)—Puerto Rico Trench 28 August–4 September 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006–1210, DVD.

  • Thirumalai, K.R., Quinn, T.M., Reynolds, C.E., and Flannery, J.A., Centennial- to millennial-scale variability of the surface ocean in the northern Gulf of Mexico during the late Holocene [abs.]: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 3–7, 2012.

  • Umberger, D.K., Osterman, L.E., Smith, C.G., Frazier, J., and Richwine, K.A., Seasonal variability in the surface sediments of Mobile Bay, Alabama recorded by geochemistry and foraminifera, 2009–2010: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series.

  • Warner, J.C., Defne, Z., Haas, K., and Arango, H.G., A wetting and drying scheme for ROMS: Ocean Modeling.

  • Wood, W.T., Barth, G.A., Scholl, D.W., and Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., Deep-water acoustic anomalies from methane hydrate in the Bering Sea: Naval Research Laboratory Review 2012 [http://www.nrl.navy.mil/media/publications/nrl-review/].

  • Yates, K.K., USGS-St. Petersburg carbon analytical laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey website.


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