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  • Ackerman, S.D., Andrews, B.D., Foster, D.S., Baldwin, W.E., and Schwab, W.C., 2013, High-resolution geophysical data from the inner continental shelf—Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1002 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1002/].

  • Barras, J.A., Brock, J.C., Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M., Thatcher, C., Danielson, J., and Gesch, D., 2013, 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 [http://meridian.aag.org/callforpapers/program/AbstractDetail.cfm?AbstractID=53590].

  • Bernier, J.C., 2013, Trends and causes of historical wetland loss in coastal Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2013–3017, 4 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2013/3017/].

  • Brock, J.C., and Wright, C.W., 2013, Topobathymetric lidar analysis of the New Jersey coastal response to Hurricane Sandy [abs.]: Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section Meeting, 48th annual, Bretton Woods, N.H., March 18–20, 2013 [https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013NE/webprogram/Paper215680.html].

  • Brothers, D.S., ten Brink, U.S., Andrews, B.D., and Chaytor, J.D., 2013, Geomorphic characterization of the U.S. Atlantic continental margin: Marine Geology, v. 338, p. 46–63, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2012.12.008 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2012.12.008].

  • Brothers, D.S., ten Brink, U.S., Andrews, B.D., Chaytor, J.D, and Twichell, D., 2013, Geomorphic process fingerprints in submarine canyons: Marine Geology, v. 337, p. 53–66, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2013.01.005 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2013.01.005].

  • Brothers, L.L., Van Dover, C.L., German, C.R., Kaiser, C.L., and Yoerger, D.R., 2013, Re-examination of seep activity at the Blake Ridge Diapir: Fire in the Ice, U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory Newsletter, v. 13, no. 1, p. 6–8 [http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil-gas/futuresupply/methanehydrates/newsletter/newsletter.htm].

  • Ferrero, R.C., Kolak, J.J., Bills, D.J., Bowen, Z.H., Cordier, D.J., Gallegos, T.J., Hein, J.R., Kelley, K.D., Nelson, P.H., Nuccio, V.F., Schmidt, J.M., and Seal, R.R., 2013, U.S. Geological Survey energy and minerals science strategy—A resource lifecycle approach: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1383–D, 37 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1383d/].

  • Fisher, R., and Uili, M., 2012, Report on the reptiles of upland Savai’i, chap. 2 of Atherton, J., and Jefferies, B., eds., Rapid biodiversity assessment of upland Savai’i, Samoa: Apia, Samoa, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 176 p. [http://www.sprep.org/publications/rapuplandsavaiisamoa].

  • Geist, E.L., Chaytor, J.D., Parsons, T., and ten Brink, U., 2013, Estimation of submarine mass failure probability from a sequence of deposits with age dates: Geosphere, v. 9, no. 2, p. 287–298, doi:10.1130/GES00829.1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/GES00829.1].

  • Hart, K.M., Zawada, D.G., Fujisaki, I., and Lidz, B.H., 2013, Habitat use of breeding green turtles Chelonia mydas tagged in Dry Tortugas National Park—Making use of local and regional MPAs: Biological Conservation, v. 161, p. 142–154, doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2013.03.019 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2013.03.019].

  • Hoeke, R.K., Storlazzi, C.D., and Ridd, P.V., 2013, Drivers of circulation in a fringing coral reef embayment—A wave-flow coupled numerical modeling study of Hanalei Bay, Hawaii: Continental Shelf Research, v. 58, p. 79–95, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2013.03.007 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.03.007].

  • Kellogg, C.A., 2013, DISCOVRE—Diversity, Systematics and Connectivity of Vulnerable Reef Ecosystems project—Microbial ecology of deep-sea coral ecosystems: U.S. Geological Survey website [http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/coral-microbes/discovre/].

  • Kindinger, J.L., Buster, N.A., Flocks, J.G., Bernier, J.C., and Kulp, M.A., 2013, Louisiana Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring (BICM) program summary report—Data and analyses 2006 through 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1083, 86 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1083/].

  • Oglesby, D.D., Geist, E.L., and Hayes, G.P., 2013, Stress transfer and tsunami modeling of recent earthquakes on the Queen Charlotte fault zone [abs.]: Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 17–19, 2013 [abstract plus link to PowerPoint presentation] [http://www.seismosoc.org/meetings/2013/program.php].

  • Plant, N.G., and Guy, K.K., 2013, Change in the length of the middle section of the Chandeleur Islands oil berm, November 17, 2010, through September 6, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1075, 8 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1075/].

  • Plant, N.G., and Guy, K.K., 2013, Change in the length of the northern section of the Chandeleur Islands oil berm, September 5, 2010, through September 3, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1074, 9 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1074/].

  • Reich, C.D., Kuffner, I.B., Hickey, T.D., Morrison, J.M., and Flannery, J.A., 2013, Complexity of nearshore strontium-to-calcium ratio variability in a core sample of the massive coral Siderastrea siderea obtained in Coral Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1092, 12 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1092/].

  • Sánchez, M.I., Nikolov, P.N., Georgieva, D.D., Georgiev, B.B., Vasileva, G.P., Pankov, P., Paracuellos, M., Lafferty, K.D., and Green, A.J., 2013, High prevalence of cestodes in Artemia spp. throughout the annual cycle—Relationship with abundance of avian final hosts: Parasitology Research, v. 112, no. 5, p. 1913–1923, doi:10.1007/s00436-013-3347-x [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3347-x].

  • Schreppel, H.A., Degnan, C.H., Dadisman, S.V., and Metzger, D.R., 2013, Archive of U.S. Geological Survey selected single-beam bathymetry datasets, 1969–2000: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 757 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/757/].

  • 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., 2013, Geologic evidence for onshore sediment transport from the inner-continental shelf—Fire Island, New York: Journal of Coastal Research, v. 29, no. 3, p. 526–544, doi:10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-12-00160.1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-12-00160.1].

  • Sliter, R., Johnson, S.Y., Watt, J.T., Scheirer, D.S., Allwardt, P., and Triezenberg, P.J., 2013, High-resolution seismic-reflection and marine-magnetic data from offshore central California—San Gregorio to Point Sur: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1071 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1071/].

  • Stockdon, H.F., Doran, K.J., Sopkin, K.L., Smith, K.E.L., and Fredericks, X., 2013, Coastal topography—Northeast Atlantic coast, post-hurricane Sandy, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 765 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/765/].

  • Storlazzi, C.D., Berkowitz, P., Reynolds, M.H., and Logan, J.B., 2013, Forecasting the impact of storm waves and sea-level rise on Midway Atoll and Laysan Island within the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument—A comparison of passive versus dynamic inundation models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1069, 78 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1069/].

  • Subino, J.A., Morgan, K.L.M., Krohn, M.D., and Dadisman, S.V., 2012, Archive of post-Hurricane Isabel coastal oblique aerial photographs collected during U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 03CCH01 from Ocean City, Maryland, to Fort Caswell, North Carolina, and inland from Waynesboro to Redwood, Virginia, September 21–23, 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 761, 3 DVDs [http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/761/].

  • Takekawa, J.Y., Thorne, K.M., Buffington, K.J., Spragens, K.A., Swanson, K.M., Drexler, J.Z., Schoellhamer, D.H., Overton, C.T., and Casazza M.L., 2013, Final report for sea-level rise response modeling for San Francisco Bay estuary tidal marshes: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1081, 161 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1081/].

  • ten Brink, U.S., Bakun, W.H., and Flores, C.H., 2013, Reply to a comment by Carol S. Prentice, Paul Mann, and Luis R. Peña on: “Historical perspective on seismic hazard to Hispaniola and the northeast Caribbean region”: Journal of Geophysical Research, published online April 19, 2013, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50147 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgrb.50147].

  • Twomey, E.R., and Signell, R., 2013, Construction of a 3-arcsecond digital elevation model for the Gulf of Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1127, 24 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1127/].

  • Wagner, J.K.S., McEntee, M.H., Brothers, L.L., German, C.R., Kaiser, C.L., Yoerger, D.R., and Van Dover, C.L., 2013, Cold-seep habitat mapping—High-resolution spatial characterization of the Blake Ridge Diapir seep field: Deep Sea Research II; Topical Studies in Oceanography, posted online February 10, 2013, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.008 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.008].

  • Warrick, J.A., 2013, Dispersal of fine sediment in nearshore coastal waters: Journal of Coastal Research, v. 29, no. 3,  p. 579–596, doi:10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-12-00087.1 [http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-12-00087.1].

  • Warrick, J.A., Madej, M.A., Goñi, M.A., and Wheatcroft, R.A., 2013, Trends in the suspended-sediment yields of coastal rivers of northern California, 1955–2010: Journal of Hydrology, v. 489, p. 108–123, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.02.041 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.02.041].

  • Warrick, J.A., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2013, Fine-grained sediment dispersal along the California coast: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2013–3023, 4 p. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2013/3023/].

  • Wynn, J.G., Robbins, L.L., Knorr, P.O., Yates, K.K., Byrne, R.H., Liu, X., Patsavas, M.C., Onac, B.P., Azetsu-Scott, K., and Takahashi, T., 2013, Rapid sea-ice loss and aragonite undersaturation in the western Arctic [abs.]: Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium, 28th, Anchorage, Alaska, March 26–29, 2013, Program and Abstracts, p. 18; PDF file of program and abstract book (1 MB) posted at [http://seagrant.uaf.edu/conferences/2013/wakefield-arctic-ecosystems/program.php]; PDF file of presentation (6 MB) posted at [http://seagrant.uaf.edu/conferences/2013/wakefield-arctic-ecosystems/presentations/wynn-ice-acidification.pdf].

Publications Submitted for Bureau Approval

  • Barnard, P.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Jaffe, B.E., and McKee, L.J., Sediment transport in the San Francisco Bay coastal system—An overview: Marine Geology.

  • Bogus, K., Bouimetarhan, I., and Richey, J., Early career scientists meet to discuss paleoclimate research and future directions for the field: Eos (American Geophysical Union Transactions).

  • Brock, J.C., Barras, J.A., and Williams, S.J., Introduction in Brock, J.C., Barras, J.A., and Williams, S.J., eds., Understanding and predicting change in the coastal ecosystems of the northern Gulf of Mexico: Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 63.

  • Buscombe, D., Rubin, D.M., Lacy, J.R., Sherwood, C.R., Storlazzi, C.D., Hatcher G., and Wyland, R., Seabed dynamics on the inner continental shelf—Insights from eighteen months of hourly grain size measurements: Continental Shelf Research.

  • Butman, B., Aretxabaleta, A., Dickhudt, P., Dalyander, P.S., Sherwood, C.R., Anderson, D.M., Keafer, B.A., and Signell, R.A., Investigating the importance of sediment resuspension in Alexandrium fundyense cyst population dynamics in the Gulf of Maine: Deep Sea Research II.

  • Chaytor, J.D., and ten Brink, U.S., Slope failures and timing of turbidity flows north of Puerto Rico: International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences, 6th, Kiel, Germany, September 23–25, 2013, proceedings.

  • Danielson, J.J., Brock, J.C., Howard, D.M., Gesch, D.B., Bonisteel-Cormier, J.M., and Travers, L.J., Topobathymetric model of Mobile Bay, Alabama: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series, 6 map sheets, scale 1:55,000.

  • Draut, A.E., Logan, J.B., Mastin, M.C., Ritchie, A.C., and Bountry, J., Sedimentary processes and channel change on the Elwha River, Washington, during the first two years of large-scale dam removal [abs.]: American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Water Resources Conference, Portland, Oreg., November 4–7, 2013.

  • Erikson, L.H., Hegermiller, C., Barnard, P.L., and Ruggiero, P., The added value of using nested high resolution WaveWatch3 grids for quantification of extreme wave events along the U.S. and Canadian west coasts in response to 21st century CMIP5 winds [abs.]: 13th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and 4th Coastal Hazards Symposium, Banff, Canada, October 27–November 1, 2013.

  • Foxgrover, A.C., Jaffe, B.E., and Fregoso, T., Bathymetric change surrounding the Alviso pond complex; 2010–2013 [abs.]: South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Science Symposium, Menlo Park, Calif., July 16, 2013.

  • Griffin, D.W., Gray, M.A., Lyles, M.B., and Northup, D.E., The transport of non-indigenous microorganisms into caves by human visitation—A case study at Carlsbad Caverns National Park: Geomicrobiology.

  • Hein, J.R., Marine rare earth element deposits—Complementing the global rare-earths wealth [abs.]: International Applied Geochemistry Symposium, 26th, Rotorua, New Zealand, November 18–21, 2013.

  • Hein, J.R., Mizell, K., Barnard, P.L., and Klofas, J.M., Beach and seabed sand provenances and transport pathways for the San Francisco Bay coastal system, based on X-ray diffraction mineralogy: Marine Geology.

  • Plant, N.G, Long, J.W., Dalyander, P.S., Thompson, D.M., and Raabe, E.A., Application of a hydrodynamic and sediment transport model for guidance of response efforts related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the northern Gulf of Mexico along the coast of Alabama and Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.

  • Storlazzi, C.D., Field, M.E., Presto, M.K., Cheriton, O.M., and Logan, J.B., Rapid fluctuations in flow and water-column properties in Asan Bay, Guam—Implications for selective resilience of coral reefs in warming seas: Coral Reefs.

  • Thieler, E.R., Smith, T.L., Knisel, J., and Sampson, D., Massachusetts Shoreline Change Mapping and Analysis Project, 2013 update: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1189.

  • Warrick, J.A., Simms, A.R., Ritchie, A.C., Steel, E., Dartnell, P., Conrad, J.E., and Finlayson, D.P., Hyperpycnal plume-derived fans in the Santa Barbara channel: Geophysical Research Letters.

  • Zoback, M.L., Geist, E., Pallister, J., Hill, D., Young, S., and McCausland, W., Advances in natural hazard science and assessment, 1963–2013, in Bickford, M.E., ed., The impact of the geological sciences on society: Geological Society of America Special Paper 501.

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