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  • Adams, J., Felis, J., Mason, J.W., Takekawa, J.Y., 2014, Pacific Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment (PaCSEA)—Aerial seabird and marine mammal surveys off northern California, Oregon, and Washington, 2011–2012: OCS Study BOEM 2014–003, 266 p. [, 40-MB PDF file].

  • Aeby, G.S., Work, T.M., and Hughen, K.A., 2014, The first cyanobacterial infection of crustose coralline algae discovered on the reefs of Pohnpei, Micronesia: Bulletin of Marine Science, v. 90, no. 3, p. 873–874, doi:10.5343/bms.2014.1018.

  • Anderson, D.M., Keafer, B.A., Kleindinst, J.L., McGillicuddy, D.J., Jr., Martin, J.L., Norton, K., Pilskaln, C.H., Smith, J.L., Sherwood, C.R., and Butman, B., 2014, Alexandrium fundyense cysts in the Gulf of Maine—Long-term time series of abundance and distribution, and linkages to past and future blooms: Deep Sea Research Part II–Topical Studies in Oceanography, v. 103, p. 6–26, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.10.002.

  • Anderson, G.H., Smith, T.J., III, and Balentine, K.M., 2014, Land-margin ecosystem hydrologic data for the coastal Everglades, Florida, water years 1996–2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 853, 38 p. [].

  • Aretxabaleta, A.L., Butman, B., and Ganju, N.K., 2014, Water level response in back-barrier bays unchanged following Hurricane Sandy: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 41, no. 9, p. 3163–3171, doi:10.1002/2014GL059957.

  • Baker, R.J., Wieben, C.M., Lathrop, R.G., and Nicholson, R.S., 2014, Concentrations, loads, and yields of total nitrogen and total phosphorus in the Barnegat Bay-Little Egg Harbor watershed, New Jersey, 1989–2011, at multiple spatial scales: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5072, 64 p. [].

  • Barnard, P., O’Neill, A., and Foxgrover, A., 2014, Coastal Storm Modeling System: CoSMoS: U.S. Geological Survey website [].

  • Barringer, J.L., Reilly, P.A., Eberl, D.D., Mumford, A.C., Benzel, W.M., Szabo, Z., Shourds, J.L., and Young, L.Y., 2013, Arsenic in New Jersey Coastal Plain streams, sediments, and shallow groundwater—Effects from different geologic sources and anthropogenic inputs on biogeochemical and physical mobilization processes: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5107, 37 p. [].

  • Barron, J.A., Bukry, D.B., and Hendy, I.L., 2014, High-resolution paleoclimatology of the Santa Barbara Basin during the Medieval Climate Anomaly and early Little Ice Age based on diatom and silicoflagellate assemblages in Kasten core SPR0901-02KC: Quaternary International, published online May 3, 2014, doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2014.04.020.

  • Binder, T.R., Thompson, H.T., Muir, A.M., Riley, S.C., Marsden, J.E., Bronte, C.R, and Krueger, C.C., 2014, New insight into the spawning behavior of lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush, from a recovering population in the Laurentian Great Lakes: Environmental Biology of Fishes, published online March 6, 2014, doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0247-6.

  • Buchanan, P.A., and Morgan, T.L., 2014, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, water year 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 808, 30 p. [].

  • Buelow, J., and Moffitt, C.M., 2014, Physiological indices of seawater readiness in postspawning steelhead kelts: Ecology of Freshwater Fish, published online February 25, 2014, doi:10.1111/eff.12130.

  • Bunnell, D.B., Barbiero, R.P., Ludsin, S.A., Madenjian, C.P., Warren, G.J., Dolan, D.M., Brenden, T.O., Briland, R., Gorman, O.T., He, J.X., Johengen, T.H., Lantry, B.F., Lesht, B.M., Nalepa, T.F., Riley, S.C., Risend, C.M., Treska, T.J., Tsehaye, I., Walsh, M.G., Warner, D.M., and Weidel, B.C., 2014, Changing ecosystem dynamics in the Laurentian Great Lakes—Bottom-up and top-down regulation: BioScience, v. 64, no. 1, p. 26–39, doi:10.1093/biosci/bit001.

  • Buster, N.A., Kelso, K.W., Miselis, J.L, and Kindinger, J.L., 2014, Sediment data collected in 2010 from Cat Island, Mississippi: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 834 [].

  • Butman, B., Aretxabaleta, A.L., Dickhudt, P.J., Dalyander, P.S., Sherwood, C.R., Anderson, D.M., Keafer, B.A., and Signell, R.P., 2014, Investigating the importance of sediment resuspension in Alexandrium fundyense cyst population dynamics in the Gulf of Maine: Deep Sea Research Part II–Topical Studies in Oceanography, v. 103, p. 79–95, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.10.011.

  • Byrd, K.B., O’Connell, J.L., Di Tommaso, S., and Kelly, M., 2014, Evaluation of sensor types and environmental controls on mapping biomass of coastal marsh emergent vegetation: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 149, p. 166–180, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.04.003.

  • Carlson Mazur, M.L., Kowalski, K.P., and Galbraith, D., 2014, Assessment of suitable habitat for Phragmites australis (common reed) in the Great Lakes coastal zone: Aquatic Invasions, v. 9, no. 1, p. 1–19, doi:10.3391/ai.2014.9.1.01.

  • Cloern, J.E., Foster, S.Q., and Kleckner, A.E., 2014, Phytoplankton primary production in the world’s estuarine-coastal ecosystems: Biogeosciences, v. 11, p. 2477–2501, doi:10.5194/bg-11-2477-2014.

  • Counihan, T.D., Waite, I.R., Nilsen, E.B., Hardiman, J.M., Elias, E., Gelfenbaum, G., and Zaugg, S.D., 2014, A survey of benthic sediment contaminants in reaches of the Columbia River Estuary based on channel sedimentation characteristics: Science for the Total Environment, v. 484, p. 331–343, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.013.

  • Dahal, D., Liu, S., and Oeding, J., 2014, The carbon cycle and hurricanes in the United States between 1900 and 2011: Scientific Reports, published online June 6, 2014, doi:10.1038/srep05197.

  • Dartnell, P., Conrad, J.E., Ryan, H.F., and Finlayson, D.P, 2014, Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter—Outer mainland shelf and slope, Gulf of Santa Catalina, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 1094, 15 p. [].

  • Denny, J.F., Danforth, W.W., Worley, C.R., and Irwin, B.J., 2014, High-resolution geophysical and sample data collected in Moultonborough Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, in 2005, USGS Field Activity 2005-004-FA: U.S. Geological Survey webpage [].

  • Duberstein, J.A., Conner, W.H., and Krauss, K.W., 2014, Woody vegetation communities of tidal freshwater swamps in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida (US) with comparisons to similar systems in the US and South America: Journal of Vegetation Science, v. 25, no. 3, doi:10.1111/jvs.12115.

  • Elias, E., Hansen, J., and Erikson, L.H., 2014, San Francisco Bay basic tide model: U.S. Geological Survey website [].

  • Flocks, J., Kelso, K., Fosness, R., and Welcker, C., 2014, Seismic profile analysis of sediment deposits in Brownlee and Hells Canyon Reservoirs near Cambridge, Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1019, 14 p. [].

  • Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Flocks, J.G., Fosness, R., Welcker, C., and Kelso, K.W., 2014, Archive of digital chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruise 13GFP01, Brownlee Dam and Hells Canyon Reservoir, Idaho and Oregon, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 829, 6 DVDs [].

  • Forde, A.S., Miselis, J.L., and Wiese, D.S., 2014, Archive of digital chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruise 12BIM03 offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, July 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 856, DVD [].

  • Fuller, P.L., Knott, D.M., Kingsley-Smith, P.R., Morris, J.A., Buckel, C.A., Hunter, M.E., and Hartman, L.D., 2014, Invasion of Asian tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798, in the western north Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico: Aquatic Invasions, v. 9, no. 1, p. 59–70, doi:10.3391/ai.2014.9.1.05.

  • Garrison, V.H., Majewski, M.S., Foreman, W.T., Genualdi, S.A., Mohammed, A., and Massey Simonich, S.L., 2014, Persistent organic contaminants in Saharan dust air masses in West Africa, Cape Verde and the eastern Caribbean: Science of the Total Environment, v. 468–469, p. 530–543, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.08.076.

  • Geist, E.L., and Lynett, P.J., 2014, Source processes for the probabilistic assessment of tsunami hazards: Oceanography., v. 27, no. 2, p. 86–93, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2014.43.

  • Geist, E.L., ten Brink, U.S., and Gove, M.A., A framework for the probabilistic analysis of meteotsunamis: Natural Hazards, published online June 19, 2014, doi:10.1007/s11069-014-1294-1.

  • Gutierrez, B.T., Plant, N.G., Pendleton, E.A., and Thieler, E.R., 2014, Using a Bayesian Network to predict shoreline-change vulnerability to sea-level rise for the coasts of the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1083, 26 p. [].

  • Guy, K.K., Doran, K.J., Stockdon H.F., and Plant, N.G., 2014, Topographic lidar survey of the Alabama, Mississippi, and southeast Louisiana barrier islands, from September 5 to October 11, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 839, 1 p. [].

  • Guy, K.K., and Plant, N.G., 2014, Topographic lidar survey of Dauphin Island, Alabama and Chandeleur, Stake, Grand Gosier and Breton Islands, Louisiana, July 12–14, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 838, 1 p. [].

  • Guy, K.K., Plant, N.G., and Bonisteel-Cormier, J.M., 2014, Topographic lidar survey of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, February 6, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 840, 1 p. [].

  • Haines, S.S., Hart, P.E., Ruppel, C.D., O’Brien, T., Baldwin, W., White, J., Moore, E., Dal Ferro, P., and Lemmond, P., 2014, Cruise report for P1–13–LA, U.S. Geological Survey gas hydrates research cruise, R/V Pelican April 18 to May 3, 2013, deepwater Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1080, 33 p. [].

  • Howarth, R.W., Hayn, M., Marino, R.M., Ganju, N., Foreman, K., McGlathery, K., Giblin, A.E., Berg, P., and Walker, J.D., 2014, Metabolism of a nitrogen-enriched coastal marine lagoon during the summertime: Biogeochemistry, v. 118, no. 1–3, p. 1–20, doi:10.1007/s10533-013-9901-x.

  • Huntington, T.G., Culbertson, C.W., Fuller, C., Glibert, P., and Sturtevant, L., 2014, Nutrient budgets, marsh inundation under sea-level rise scenarios, and sediment chronologies for the Bass Harbor Marsh estuary at Acadia National Park: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1031, 108 p. [].

  • Ip, H.S., Van Wettere, A.J., McFarlane, L., Shearn-Bochsler, V., Dickson, S.L., Baker, J., Hatch, G., Cavender, K., Long, R., and Bodenstein, B., 2014, West Nile Virus transmission in winter—The 2013 Great Salt Lake Bald Eagle and Eared Grebe mortality event: PLOS Currents Outbreaks, published online April 18, 2014, doi:10.1371/currents.outbreaks.b0f031fc8db2a827d9da0f30f0766871.

  • Ivey, G.L., Dugger, B.D., Herziger, C.P., Casazza, M.L., and Fleskes, J.P., 2014, Characteristics of sandhill crane roosts in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta of California: North American Crane Workshop, 12th, Grand Island, Nebraska, March 13–16, 2011, proceedings, p. 12–19 [].

  • Ivey, G.L., Dugger, B.D., Herziger, C.P., Casazza, M.L., and Fleskes, J.P., 2014, Distribution, abundance, and timing of arrival and departure of Greater and Lesser Sandhill Cranes wintering in the Sacramento and San Joaquin River Delta region of California: North American Crane Workshop, 12th, Grand Island, Nebraska, March 13–16, 2011, proceedings, p. 1–12 [].

  • Jackson, P.R., and Reneau, P.C., 2014, Integrated synoptic surveys of the hydrodynamics and water-quality distributions in two Lake Michigan rivermouth mixing zones using an autonomous underwater vehicle and a manned boat: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5043, 33 p. [].

  • Jiang, J., DeAngelis, D.L., Anderson, G.H., and Smith, T.J., III, 2014, Analysis and simulation of propagule dispersal and salinity intrusion from storm surge on the movement of a marsh-mangrove ecotone in south Florida: Estuaries and Coasts, v. 37, p. 24–35, doi:10.1007/s12237-013-9666-4.

  • Johnson, J.A., DeCicco, L.H., Ruthrauff, D.R., Krauss, S., and Hall, J.S., 2014, Avian influenza virus antibodies in Pacific coast Red Knots (Calidris canutus rufa): Journal of Wildlife Diseases, published online May 7, 2014, doi:10.7589/2013-04-016.

  • Kaler, R.S.A., Kenney, L.A., Bond, A.L., and Eagles-Smith, C.A., 2014, Mercury concentrations in breast feathers of three upper trophic level marine predators from the western Aleutian Islands, Alaska: Marine Pollution Bulletin, v. 82, no. 1–2, p. 189–193, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.02.034.

  • Kimbrow, D.R., 2014, Mobile terrestrial light detection and ranging (T-LiDAR) survey of areas on Dauphin Island, Alabama, in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 855 [].

  • Kindinger, J.L., Miselis, J.L., and Buster, N.A., 2014, The shallow stratigraphy and sand resources offshore from Cat Island, Mississippi: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1070, 74 p. [].

  • Lafferty, K.D., and Tinker, M.T., 2014, Sea otters are recolonizing southern California in fits and starts: Ecosphere, v. 5, no. 5, 11 p., doi:10.1890/ES13-00394.1.

  • Lamont, M.M., and Houser, C., 2014, Spatial distribution of loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) emergences along a highly dynamic beach in the northern Gulf of Mexico: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, v. 453, p. 98–107, doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2013.11.006.

  • Lee, T.M., and Fouad, G.G., 2014, Creating a monthly time series of the potentiometric surface in the Upper Floridan aquifer, northern Tampa Bay area, Florida, January 2000–December 2009: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5038, 26 p. [].

  • Levin, L.A., Liu, K.-K., Emeis, K.-C., Breitburg, D.L., Cloern, J., Deutsch, C., Giani, M., Goffart, A., Hofmann, E.E., Lachkar, Z., Limburg, K., Liu, S.-M., Montes, E., Naqvi, W., Ragueneau, O., Rabouille, C., Sarkar, S.K., Swaney, D.P., Wassman, P., and Wishner, K.F., 2014, Comparative biogeochemistry-ecosystem-human interactions on dynamic continental margins: Journal of Marine Systems, published online April 30, 2014, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.04.016.

  • Little, S.H., Sherman, D.M., Vance, D., and Hein, J.R., 2014, Molecular controls on Cu and Zn isotopic fractionation in Fe-Mn crusts: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 396, p. 213–222, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.04.021.

  • Long, J.W., de Bakker, A.T.M., and Plant, N.G., 2014, Scaling coastal dune elevation changes across storm-impact regimes: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 41, no. 8, p. 2899–2906, doi:10.1002/2014GL059616.

  • Long, J.W., Plant, N.G., Dalyander, P.S., and Thompson, D.M., 2014, A probabilistic method for constructing wave time-series at inshore locations using model scenarios: Coastal Engineering, v. 89, p. 53–62, doi:10.1016/j.coastaleng.2014.03.008.

  • Marcot, B.G., Jorgensen, M.T., and DeGange, A.R., 2014, Low-altitude photographic transects of the Arctic Network of National Park Units and Selawik National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, July 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 846, 44 p. [].

  • Merson, S.D., Ouwerkerk, D., Gulino, L.-M., Klieve, A., Bonde, R.K., Burgess, E.A., and Lanyon, J.M., 2014, Variation in the hindgut microbial communities of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris over winter in Crystal River, Florida: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, v. 87, no. 3, p. 601–615, doi:10.1111/1574-6941.12248.

  • Muller, E.M., Rogers, C.S., and van Woesik, R., 2014, Early signs of recovery of Acropora palmate in St. John, US Virgin Islands: Marine Biology, v. 161, no. 2, p. 359–365, doi:10.1007/s00227-013-2341-2.

  • Nevers, M.B., Byappanahalli, M.N., Edge, T.A., and Whitman, R.L., 2014, Beach science in the Great Lakes: Journal of Great Lakes Research, v. 40, no. 1, p. 1–14, doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2013.12.011.

  • Nichols, J.M., Fackler, P.L., Pacifici, K., Murphy, K.D., and Nichols, J.D., 2014, Reducing fatigue damage for ships in transit through structured decision making: Marine Structures, v. 38, p. 18–43, doi:10.1016/j.marstruc.2014.04.002.

  • Osland, M., Enwright, N., and La Fosse Stagg, C., 2014, Freshwater availability and coastal wetland foundation species—Ecological transitions along a rainfall gradient: Ecology, published online April 24, 2014, doi:10.1890/13-1269.1.

  • Pendleton, E.A., Andrews, B.D., Ackerman, S.D., and Twichell, D.C., 2014, Bathymetry of the waters surrounding the Elizabeth Islands, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3286, scale 1:42,000 [].

  • Pendleton, E.A., Denny, J.F., Danforth, W.W., Baldwin, W.E., and Irwin, B.J., High-resolution swath interferometric data collected within Muskegat Channel, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1258 [].

  • Prinos, S.T., Wacker, M.A., Cunningham, K.J., and Fitterman, D.V., 2014, Origins and delineation of saltwater intrusion in the Biscayne aquifer and changes in the distribution of saltwater in Miami-Dade County, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5025, 101 p. [].

  • Prouty, N.G., Storlazzi, C.D., McCutcheon, A.L., and Jenson, J.W., 2014, Historic impact of watershed change and sedimentation to reefs along west-central Guam: Coral Reefs, published online May 18, 2014, doi:10.1007/s00338-014-1166-x.

  • Richey, J.N., Reynolds, C.E., Tappa, E., and Thunell, R., 2014, Weekly resolution particulate flux from a sediment trap in the northern Gulf of Mexico, 2008–2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1035, 9 p. [].

  • Ringelman, K.M., Eadie, J.M., and Ackerman, J.T., 2014, Adaptive nest clustering and density-dependent nest survival in dabbling ducks: Oikos, v. 123, no. 2, p. 239–247, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2013.00851.x.

  • Robbins, L.L., Knorr, P.O., Daly, K.L., and Taylor, C.A., 2014, USGS Field Activities 11CEV01 and 11CEV02 on the west Florida Shelf, Gulf of Mexico, in January and February 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 711, 6 p., doi:10.3133/ds711.

  • Rodriguez-Villalobos, J.C., Rocha-Olivares, A., Work, T.M., Calderon-Aguilera, L.E., and Cáceres-Martínez, J.A., 2014, Gross and microscopic pathology of lesions in Pocillopora spp. from the subtropical eastern Pacific: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, v. 120, p. 9–17, doi:10.1016/j.jip.2014.04.007.

  • Roseman, E.F., 2014, Diet and habitat use by age-0 deepwater sculpins in northern Lake Huron, Michigan and the Detroit River: Journal of Great Lakes Research, v. 40, suppl. 2, p. 110–117, doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2013.07.004.

  • Sawyer, A.H., Lazareva, O., Kroeger, K.D., Crespo, K., Chan, C.S., Stieglitz, T., and Michael, H.A., 2014, Stratigraphic controls on fluid and solute fluxes across the sediment-water interface of an estuary: Limnology and Oceanography, v. 59, no. 3, p. 997–1010, doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.3.0997.

  • Schofield, P.J., Akins, L., Gregoire-Lucente, D.R., and Pawlitz, R.J., 2014, Invasive lionfish use a diversity of habitats in Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2014–3032, 2 p. [].

  • Sopkin, K.L., Stockdon, H.F., Doran, K.S., Plant, N.G., Morgan, K.L.M., Guy, K.K., and Smith, K.E.L., 2014, Hurricane Sandy—Observations and analysis of coastal change: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1088, 54 p. [].

  • Stockwell, J.D., Yule, D.L., Hrabik, T.R., Sierszen, M.E., and Isaac, E.J., 2014, Habitat coupling in a large lake system—Delivery of an energy subsidy by an offshore planktivore to the nearshore zone of Lake Superior: Freshwater Biology, v. 59, no. 6, p. 1197–1212, doi:10.1111/fwb.12340.

  • Stolarski, J.T., Margraf, F.J., Carlson, J.G., and Sutton, T.M., 2014, Lipid and moisture content modeling of amphidromous Dolly Varden using bioelectrical impedance analysis: North American Journal of Fisheries Management, v. 34, no. 3, p. 471–481, doi:10.1080/02755947.2014.880764.

  • Swain, E.D., Decker, J.D., and Hughes, J.D., 2014, Utilizing dimensional analysis with observed data to determine the significance of hydrodynamic solutions in coastal hydrology: Computational Water, Energy, and Environmental Engineering, v. 3, p. 57–77, doi:10.4236/cweee.2014.32008 [4.1-MB PDF file].

  • ten Brink, U., Coleman, D.F., Chaytor, J., Demopoulos, A.W.J., Armstrong, R., Garcia-Moliner, G., Raineault, N.A., Andrews, B., Chastain, R., Rodrigue, K., and Mercier-Gingras, M., 2014, 2013 field season summary—Earthquake, landslide, and tsunami hazards and benthic biology in the Greater Antilles, in Bell, K.L.C., Brennan, M.L., and Raineault, N.A., eds. 2014, Newfrontiers in ocean exploration—The E/V Nautilus 2013 Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean field season: Oceanography, v. 27, no. 1, supplement, p. 34–35, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2014.supplement.01.

  • Voichick, N., and Topping, D.J., 2014, Extending the turbidity record—Making additional use of continuous data from turbidity, acoustic-Doppler, and laser diffraction instruments and suspended-sediment samples in the Colorado River in Grand Canyon: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5097, 31 p. [].

  • Wang, X., Lee, M., Collett, T., Yang, S., Guo, Y., and Wu, S., 2014, Gas hydrate identified in sand-rich inferred sedimentary section using downhole logging and seismic data in Shenhu area, South China Sea: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 51, p. 298–306, doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.01.002.

  • Warner, J.C., 2014, Coastal change processes: U.S. Geological Survey website [].

  • Wei, Y., Newman, A.V., Hayes, G.P., Titov, V.V., and Tang, L., 2014, Tsunami forecast by joint inversion of real-time tsunami waveforms and seismic or GPS data—Application to the Tohoku 2011 tsunami: Pure and Applied Geophysics, published online April 19, 2014, doi:10.1007/s00024-014-0777-z.

  • Wilson, R., Hemphill-Haley, E., Jaffe, B., Richmond, B., Peters, R., Graehl, N., Kelsey, H., Leeper, R., Watt, S., McGann, M., Hoirup, D., Chagué-Goff, C., Goff, J., Caldwell, D., and Loofbourrow, C., 2014, The search for geologic evidence of distant-source tsunamis using new field data in California, chap. C of Ross, S.L., and Jones, L.M., eds., The SAFRR (Science Application for Risk Reduction) tsunami scenario: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1170–C, 122 p. [].

  • Wood, N., Jones, J., Schelling, J., and Schmidtlein, M., 2014, Tsunami vertical-evacuation planning in the U.S. Pacific Northwest as a geospatial, multi-criteria decision problem: International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, v. 9, p. 68–83, doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.04.009.

  • Xu, J.P., Sequeiros, O.E., and Noble, M.A., 2014, Sediment concentrations, flow conditions, and downstream evolution of two turbidity currents, Monterey Canyon, USA: Deep Sea Research Part I—Oceanographic Research Papers: v. 89, p. 11–34, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2014.04.001.

Publications That Have Received Bureau Approval

  • Barnard, P., Erikson, L., O’Neill, A., and Foxgrover, A., The next generation of 21st century coastal flood maps for San Francisco Bay [abs.]: Bay-Delta Science Conference, 8th biennial, Sacramento, Calif., October 28–30, 2014.

  • Chaytor, J.D., and  ten Brink, U.S., Sedimentation in low-latitude deep-water carbonate basins, Anegada Passage, northeast Caribbean: Basin Research.

  • Dartnell, P., Johnson, S.Y., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N., Phillips, E.L., Conrad, J.E., Lorenson, T.D., Finlayson, D.P., Sliter, R.W., Wong, F.L., Draut, A., Ritchie, A.C., Kvitek, R.G., Greene, H.G., Krigsman, L.M., and Endris, C.A., California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Coal Oil Point, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map.

  • Geist, E.L., Book review of “Three Great Tsunamis: Lisbon (1755), Sumatra-Andaman (2004), and Japan (2011)” by Harsh K. Gupta and Vineet K. Gahalaut: Pure and Applied Geophysics.

  • Geist, E.L., Explanation of temporal clustering of tsunami sources using the ETAS model: Seismological Society of America Bulletin.

  • Lacy, J.R., Takesue, R., and Stevens, A., Wave attenuation by the eelgrass Zostera marina—Dependence on wave energy [abs.]: Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference, Seattle, Wash., April 30–May 2, 2014.

  • Sherwood, C.R., Long, J.W., Dickhudt, P., Dalyander, P.S., Thompson, D., and Plant, N.G., Inundation of the Chandeleur Islands during Hurricane Isaac—Water-level gradients and implications for barrier evolution: Journal of Geophysical Research–Earth Surface.

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