Recently Published Articles
Bratton, J.F., 1999, Clathrate-eustasy: Methane hydrate melting as a mechanism for geologically rapid sea-level fall: Geology, v. 27, no. 10, p. 915-918.
Brooks, G.R., Doyle, L.J., Suthard, B.C., and DeWitt, N.T., 1999, Inner West-Central Florida Continental Shelf; Sedimentary Facies and Facies Associations: USGS Open-File Report 98-796, 148 p.
Cross, V.A., Twichell, D.C., and Parolski, K.F., 1999, Archive of seismic reflection data collected aboard RV CORLISS cruise CRLS98014 in the Columbia River Estuary, Willapa Bay and off Southern Washington Inner Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OF99-307, 3 CD-ROMs.
Morton, R.A., Kindinger, J.K., Flocks, J.G., and Stewart, L.B., 1999, Climatic-eustatic control of Holocene nearshore parasequence development, southeastern Texas coast (abs.): Transactions, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 49, p. 384-395.
Swarzenski, P., and Holmes, C., 1999, Examining Freshwater/Saltwater Interface Processes with Four Radium Isotopes: Fact Sheet FS-065-99, 2 pp.
Swarzenski, P.W., Holmes, C.W., Shinn, E.A., and Moore, W.A., 1999, Tracing the mixing and movement of ground water into Florida Bay with four naturally occurring radium isotopes, in Hatcher, K.J., ed., Proceedings, 1999 Georgia Water Resources Conference, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, p. 590-595.
ten Brink, U.S., Rybakov, M., Al-Zoubi, A., Hassouneh, M., Frieslander, U., Batayneh, A., Goldschmidt, V., Daoud, M., Rotstein, Y., and Hall, J.K., 1999, The anatomy of the Dead Sea plate boundary: Does it reflect continuous changes in plate motion?: Geology, v. 27, p. 887-890.
Publications Sent to Geologic Division Publications Groups
Auster, P.J., Joy, R., and Valentine, P.C., Using fish species and assemblage distributions as proxies for sea floor habitat distributions: An example from Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (Northwest Atlantic, Gulf of Maine): Environmental Biology of Fishes, 39 p. (8 tables).
Barton, C.C., and Oumarov, I.L., WINDSA computer program that calculates the probability of exceeding a user specified sustained wind speed caused by a tropical storm or hurricane landfall, in a user specified exposure time, at a user specified coastal location along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Coasts of the United States: USGS Circular with CD-ROM.
Baskaran, M., Swarzenski, P.W., and Porcelli, D., Role of colloidal material in the removal of 234Th in the Arctic Ocean: AGU Ocean Sciences 2000.
Blackwood, D., and Parolski, K., Seaboss: An elegantly simple image and sample collecting system (abs.): Sixth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Marine and Coastal Environments, May 1-3, 2000.
Butman, B., and Lindsay, J.A., A Marine GIS library for Massachusetts Bay with a focus on disposal site, contaminated sediments, and sea floor mapping: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 99-439, CD-ROM.
Butman, B., Anderson, S.P., Scotti, A., and Beardsley, R.C., Large amplitude internal waves resuspend bottom sediments offshore in Massachusetts Bay (abs.): American Geophysical Union/ASLO, Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2000.
Condie, S.A. (CSIRO Marine Research, Australia), and Sherwood, C.R. (USGS CMG, Menlo Park), Cross-shelf suspended-sediment transport: Results from model simulations with idealized wind forcing (abs.): 2000 Ocean Sciences Meeting (AGU/
ASLO), Jan. 24-28, 2000, San Antonio, Texas.
Dillon, W.P., Methane hydrate as a future resource--where should we look?: Offshore.
Dingler, J., Effects of recent El NiŠos on the beaches of Monterey Bay, CA: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet.
Fitzgerald, S.A., Klump, J.V., Swarzenski, P.W., Mackenzie, R.A., and Richards, K., Beryllium-7 as a tracer of short-term sediment deposition and resuspension in the Fox River, WI: Outside journal.
Gelfenbaum, G., and Kaminsky, G., Southwest Washington Coastal Erosion Workshop Report 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OF99-524.
Harris, C.K., Geyer, W.R., and Signell, R.P., Dispersal of flood sediment by oceanographic currents and energetic waves (abs.): American Geophysical Union/ASLO, Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2000.
Kilbourne, K.H., Field, M.E., Gardner, J.V., and Jenkins, C., Evaluating benthic fish habitats on the continental shelf and slope of the Southern California Bight: Design and use of a benthic character database (abs.): 2000 Ocean Sciences Meeting (AGU/ASLO), Jan. 24-28, 2000, San Antonio, Texas.
Lorenson, T.D., Kvenvolden, K.A., Hostettler, F.D., Rosenbauer, R.W., Orange, D.L., and Martin, J.B., Hydrocarbon geochemistry of cold seeps in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: Marine Geology.
Mecray, E.L., Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., Signell, R.P., and Murray, R.W., Contaminant distribution and accumulation in the surface sediments of Long Island (abs.): American Geophysical Union/ASLO, Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2000.
Morton, R.A., Ward, G.H., and White, W.A., Rates of sediment supply and sea-level rise in a large coastal lagoon: Marine Geology.
Noble, M., and Ryan, H., The dynamics of subtidal poleward flows over a narrow continental shelf, Palos Verdes, CA (abs.): 2000 Ocean Sciences Meeting (AGU/ASLO), Jan. 24-28, 2000, San Antonio, Texas.
Ogston, A.S., Cacchione, D.A., Pullen, J., and Sternberg, R.W., Physical and sediment transport observations and modeling on the northern California shelf during storm and flood events (abs.): 2000 Ocean Sciences Meeting (AGU/ASLO), Jan. 24-28, 2000, San Antonio, Texas.
Robbins, L.L., and Yates, K.K., The interactions between microbial physiology and carbonate mineralization: 31st International Geological Congress, August 6-17, 2000, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Roth, E., ten Brink, U.S., Miller, G., and Davis, R., New design for the USGS Ocean Bottom Seismometers (abs.): EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union.
Sallenger, A.H., Brock, J.C., Hanson, K., Stockdon, H.F., Krabill, W., and Swift, R., Large-scale coastal behavior during the 1997-98 El NiŠo: AGU, Dec. 1999.
Swarzenski, P.W., A cruise report of the Joint National Geographic Society-U.S. Geological Survey Lake Tanganyika River-Lake Interactions Expedition, July 8th-27th, 1999: Cruise Report.
Twichell, D.C., and Cooper, A.K., Relation between seafloor failures and gas hydrates in the Gulf of Mexico: A regional comparison (abs.): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, April 16-19, 2000, New Orleans, LA.
Wessells, S., Parsons, T., and Hart, P., Future Quakes: Unlocking the mysteries of Bay Area earthquake faults (videotape): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OF99-519.
Winters, W.J., Collet, T.S., Cranston, R.E., Dallimore, S.R., and Jenner, K.A., Physical properties of sediment from Mallik 2L-38 gas hydrate research well, in 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., Pecher, I.A., Booth, J.S., Mason, D.H., and Dillon, W.P., Physical properties of sediment containing natural and laboratory-formed gas hydrate (abs.): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, April 16-19, 2000, New Orleans, LA.
Winters, W.J., Pecher, I.A., Mason, D.H., and Dillon, W.P., Acoustic and strength properties of sediment containing water, ice, laboratory-formed gas hydrate and natural gas hydrate (abs.): 10th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Seattle, WA, 28 May-2 June, 2000.
Xu, J., Noble, M., Eittreim, S.L., and others, Variations of suspended particulate matter in Monterey Canyon, California (abs.): 2000 Ocean Sciences Meeting (AGU/ASLO), Jan. 24-28, 2000, San Antonio, Texas.
Yates, K.K., and Robbins, L.L., Microbially induced calcification: Patterns, processes, and implications for inorganic carbon cycling: 31st International Geological Congress, August 6-17, 2000, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
in this issue:
Grand Canyon Sediments
Grand Canyon GPR
Medicine Lake, CA
Earth Science Week in St. Pete
Earth Science Week in Woods Hole
Nat'l Mapping Leadership
Great Lakes Mapping
Delmarva Bays Delta
Grand Canyon Research
Bratton in the News
Woods Hole Arrivals
Woods Hole Visitors
Marshall Islands Map
November Publications List