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2016

Andrews, B.D., Chaytor, J.D., ten Brink, U.S., Brothers, D.S., Gardner, J.V., Lobecker, E.A., and Calder, B.R., 2016, Bathymetric terrain model of the Atlantic margin for marine geological investigations (ver. 2.0, May 2016): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1266 (ver. 2), doi: 10.3133/ofr20121266.

Armstrong, S.B., Lazarus, E.D., Limber, P.W., Goldstein, E.B., Thorpe, C., and Ballinger, R.C., 2016, Indications of a positive feedback between coastal development and beach nourishment: Earth's Future, v. 4 no. 12, pp. 626–635, doi: 10.1002/2016ef000425.

Barnard, P., Erikson, L., Foxgrover, A., O'Neill, A., and Herdman, L., 2016, CoSMoS (Coastal Storm Modeling System) Southern California v3.0 Phase 2 storm-hazard projections: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7T151Q4.

Beeson, J.W., Johnson, S.Y., Goldfinger, C., and Hartwell, S.R., 2016, Marine Geophysical Data - Point Arena to Cape Mendocino: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7GT5K8R.

Bishop, J.M., Richmond, B.M., Zaremba, N.J., Lunghino, B.D., and Kane, H.H., 2016, Hurricane Sandy washover deposit data from southern Long Beach Island, New Jersey: Grain-size, elevations, and graphic core logs: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7PK0D7S.

Bishop, J.M., Richmond, B.M., Zaremba, N.J., Lunghino, B.D., and Kane, H.H., 2016, Hurricane Sandy washover deposits on southern Long Beach Island, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1090, 21 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20161090.

Brothers, D.S., Haeussler, P.J., Liberty, L., Finlayson, D., Geist, E., Labay, K., and Byerly, M., 2016, A submarine landslide source for the devastating 1964 Chenega tsunami, southern Alaska: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 438, pp. 112–121, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.01.008.

Cetin, K.O., Seed, R.B., Kayen, R.E., Moss, R.E.S., Bilge, H.T., Ilgac, M., and Chowdhury, K., 2016, Summary of SPT based field case history data of CETIN (2016) database: Middle East Technical University Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering Research Center Report No. METU / GTENG 08/16-01, 120 p., URL: http://users.metu.edu.tr/ocetin/Database_Report_2016.pdf.

Chang, C.-C., Burr, G.S., Jull, A.J.T., Russell, J.L., Biddulph, D., White, L., Prouty, N.G., Chen, Y.-G., Shen, C.-C., Zhou, W., and Lam, D.D., 2016, Reconstructing surface ocean circulation with 129I time series records from corals: Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, v. 165, pp. 144–150, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.09.016.

Chavez, J., P.S., Isbrecht, J., Velasco, M.G., and Cochran, S.A., 2016, Digital image mosaics of the nearshore coastal waters of selected areas on the Hawaiian Islands of Hawaiʻi, Maui, Molokaʻi, and Oʻahu generated using aerial photographs and airborne lidar bathymetry data: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7NZ85SK.

Chaytor, J.D., Demopoulos, A.W.J., ten Brink, U.S., Baxter, C., Quattrini, A.M., and Brothers, D.S., 2016, Assessment of Canyon Wall Failure Process from Multibeam Bathymetry and Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Observations, U.S. Atlantic Continental Margin: In: Lamarche, G., Mountjoy, J., Bull, S., Hubble, T., Krastel, S., Lane, E., Micallef, A., Moscardelli, L., Mueller, C., Pecher, I., Woelz, S. (Eds.), Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences: 7th International Symposium. Springer International Publishing, pp. 103–113 doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-20979-1_10.

Chaytor, J.D., Geist, E.L., Paull, C.K., Caress, D.W., Gwiazda, R., Fucugauchi, J.U., and Vieyra, M.R., 2016, Source Characterization and Tsunami Modeling of Submarine Landslides Along the Yucatán Shelf/Campeche Escarpment, Southern Gulf of Mexico: Pure and Applied Geophysics, v. 173 no. 12, 4101–4116 p., doi: 10.1007/s00024-016-1363-3.

Cheriton, O.M., Storlazzi, C.D., and Rosenberger, K.J., 2016, Observations of wave transformation over a fringing coral reef and the importance of low-frequency waves and offshore water levels to runup, overwash, and coastal flooding: Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, v. 121 no. 5, pp. 3121–3140, doi: 10.1002/2015jc011231.

Clift, P.D., Giosan, L., and East, A.E., 2016, Comment on “Geochemistry of buried river sediments from Ghaggar Plains, NW India: Multi-proxy records of variations in provenance, paleoclimate, and paleovegetation patterns in the late quaternary” by Ajit Singh, Debajyoti Paul, Rajiv Sinha, Kristina J. Thomsen, Sanjeev Gupta: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 455, pp. 65–67, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.05.001.

Cochran, S.A., Gibbs, A.E., D'Antonio, N.L., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2016, Benthic habitat map of U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Fagaʻalu Bay priority study area, Tutuila, American Samoa: Open-File Report 2016-1077, 41 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20161077.

Cochrane, G.R., Dartnell, P., Johnson, S.Y., Erdey, M.D., Golden, N.E., Greene, H.G., Dieter, B.E., Hartwell, S.R., Ritchie, A.C., Finlayson, D.P., Endris, C.A., Watt, J.T., Davenport, C.W., Sliter, R.W., Maier, K.L., and Krigsman, L.M., 2016, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Santa Cruz, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1024, doi: 10.3133/ofr20161024.

Cochrane, G.R., Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Greene, H.G., Erdey, M.D., Dieter, B.E., Golden, N.E., Hartwell, S.R., Ritchie, A.C., Kvitek, R.G., Maier, K.L., Endris, C.A., Davenport, C.W., Watt, J.T., Sliter, R.W., Finlayson, D.P., and Krigsman, L.M., 2016, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Aptos, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1025, doi: 10.3133/ofr20161025.

Cohen, A.S., Gergurich, E.L., Kraemer, B.M., McGlue, M.M., McIntyre, P.B., Russell, J.M., Simmons, J.D., and Swarzenski, P.W., 2016, Climate warming reduces fish production and benthic habitat in Lake Tanganyika, one of the most biodiverse freshwater ecosystems: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 113 no. 34, pp. 9563–9568, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603237113.

Curran, C.A., Grossman, E.E., Magirl, C.S., and Foreman, J.R., 2016, Suspended sediment delivery to Puget Sound from the lower Nisqually River, western Washington, July 2010–November 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5062, doi: 10.3133/sir20165062.

Curran, C.A., Grossman, E.E., Mastin, M.C., and Huffman, R.L., 2016, Sediment load and distribution in the lower Skagit River, Skagit County, Washington: Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5106, doi: 10.3133/sir20165106.

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D'Antonio, N.L., and Gibbs, A.E., 2016, Still-image frame grabs and benthic habitat interpretation of underwater video footage, March 2014, Faga`alu Bay, Tutuila Island, American Samoa: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7N877V1.

Dartnell, P., and Cochrane, G.R., 2016, High-resolution multibeam bathymetry and backscatter data collected in 2004 for the northern Channel Islands region, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Data release, doi: 10.5066/F7S46Q1J.

Dartnell, P., Maier, K.L., Erdey, M.D., Dieter, B.E., Golden, N.E., Johnson, S.Y., Hartwell, S.R.,, Cochrane, G.R., Ritchie, A.C., Finlayson, D.P., Kvitek, R.G., Sliter, R.W., Greene, H.G., Davenport, C.W., Endris, C.A., and Krigsman, L.M., 2016, California State Waters Map Series—Monterey Canyon and vicinity, California: In: Dartnell, P., Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1072, doi: 10.3133/ofr20161072.

Duda, J.J., Wieferich, D.J., Bristol, R.S., Bellmore, J.R., Hutchison, V.B., Vittum, K.M., Craig, L., and Warrick, J.A., 2016, Dam Removal Information Portal (DRIP)—A map-based resource linking scientific studies and associated geospatial information about dam removals: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1132, doi: 10.3133/ofr20161132.

East, A.E., Jenkins, K.J., Happe, P.J., Bountry, J.A., Beechie, T.J., Mastin, M.C., Sankey, J.B., and Randle, T.J., 2016, Channel-planform evolution in four rivers of Olympic National Park, Washington, USA: the roles of physical drivers and trophic cascades: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, , doi: 10.1002/esp.4048.

Eidam, E.F., Ogston, A.S., Nittrouer, C.A., and Warrick, J.A., 2016, Tidally dominated sediment dispersal offshore of a small mountainous river: Elwha River, Washington State: Continental Shelf Research, v. 116, pp. 136–148, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2016.01.009.

Ellings, C.S., Davis, M.J., Grossman, E.E., Woo, I., Hodgson, S., Turner, K.L., Nakai, G., Takekawa, J.E., and Takekawa, J.Y., 2016, Changes in habitat availability for outmigrating juvenile salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) following estuary restoration: Restoration Ecology, v. 24 no. 3, pp. 415–427, doi: 10.1111/rec.12333.

Erikson, L.H., Hegermiller, C.E., Barnard, P.L., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2016, Wave projections for United States mainland coasts: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7D798GR.

Figurski, J.D., Freiwald, J., Lonhart, S.I., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2016, Seasonal sediment dynamics shape temperate bedrock reef communities: Marine Ecology Progress Series, v. 552, pp. 19–29, doi: 10.3354/meps11763.

Gawehn, M., van Dongeran, A., van Rooijen, A., Storlazzi, C., Cheriton, O., and Reniers, A., 2016, Identification and classification of very low frequency waves on a coral reef flat: Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, v. 121, doi: 10.1002/2016jc011834.

Geist, E.L., 2016, Non-linear resonant coupling of tsunami edge waves using stochastic earthquake source models: Geophysical Journal International, v. 204 no. 2, pp. 878–891, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv489.

Geist, E.L., and Parsons, T., 2016, Reconstruction of Far-Field Tsunami Amplitude Distributions from Earthquake Sources: Pure and Applied Geophysics, v. 173 no. 12, 3703–3717 p., doi: 10.1007/s00024-016-1288-x.

Geist, E.L., Fritz, H.M., Rabinovich, A.B., and Tanioka, Y., 2016, Introduction to “Global Tsunami Science: Past and Future, Volume I”: Pure and Applied Geophysics, v. 173 no. 12, 3663–3669 p., doi: 10.1007/s00024-016-1427-4.

Gibbs, A.E., and D'Antonio, N.L., 2016, Underwater video footage, March 2014, Faga`alu Bay, Tutuila Island, American Samoa: data release, doi: 10.5066/F70V89V6.

Golden, N.E., Reid, J.A., Zimmermann, M., Lowe, E.N., and Hansen, A.S., 2016, Digitized seafloor characterization data from the Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Data release, doi: 10.5066/F7CV4FT9.

González, F.J., Somoza, L., Hein, J.R., Medialdea, T., León, R., Urgorri, V., Reyes, J., and Martín-Rubí, J.A., 2016, Phosphorites, Co-rich Mn nodules, and Fe-Mn crusts from Galicia Bank, NE Atlantic: Reflections of Cenozoic tectonics and paleoceanography: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 17 no. 2, pp. 346–374, doi: 10.1002/2015gc005861.

Gray, A.B., Pasternack, G.B., Watson, E.B., Goñi, M.A., Hatten, J.A., and Warrick, J.A., 2016, Conversion to drip irrigated agriculture may offset historic anthropogenic and wildfire contributions to sediment production: Science of The Total Environment, v. 556, pp. 219–230, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.018.

Haeussler, P.J., Parsons, T., Lee, H.J., Ryan, H., Brothers, D.S., Liberty, L., Hart, P.E., Geist, E.L., Roland, E., Witter, R.C., and Kayen, R., 2016, A Synthesis of Characteristics of Submarine Landslides Generated by the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake in Seven Fjords: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v.48 no. 7, Denver, CO, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-284621.

Hamman, J.J., Hamlet, A.F., Lee, S.-Y., Fuller, R., and Grossman, E.E., 2016, Combined Effects of Projected Sea Level Rise, Storm Surge, and Peak River Flows on Water Levels in the Skagit Floodplain: Northwest Science, v. 90 no. 1, pp. 57–78, doi: 10.3955/046.090.0106.

Hegermiller, C.A., Erikson, L.H., and Barnard, P.L., 2016, Nearshore waves in southern California: hindcast, and modeled historical and 21st-century projected time series: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7N29V2V.

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Hein, J.R., 2016, Cobalt-rich Manganese Crusts: In: Harff, J., Meschede, M., Petersen, S., Thiede, J.Ö. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Geosciences. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 113–117 doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-6238-1_25.

Hein, J.R., 2016, Manganese Nodules: In: Harff, J., Meschede, M., Petersen, S., and Thiede, J. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Geosciences. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 408–412 doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-6238-1_26.

Hein, J.R., Conrad, T., Mizell, K., Banakar, V.K., Frey, F.A., and Sager, W.W., 2016, Controls on ferromanganese crust composition and reconnaissance resource potential, Ninetyeast Ridge, Indian Ocean: Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, v. 110, pp. 1–19, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2015.11.006.

Hein, J.R., Koschinsky, A., Mikesell, M., Mizell, K., Glenn, C.R., and Wood, R., 2016, Marine Phosphorites as Potential Resources for Heavy Rare Earth Elements and Yttrium: Minerals, v. 6 no. 3, 22 p., doi: 10.3390/min6030088.

Hill, J.C., Brothers, D.S., Craig, B.K., ten Brink, U.S., Chaytor, J.D., and Flores, C.H., 2016, Geologic controls on submarine slope failure along the central U.S. Atlantic margin: Insights from the Currituck Slide Complex: Marine Geology, , doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2016.10.007.

Hood, W.G., Grossman, E.E., and Veldhuisen, C., 2016, Assessing Tidal Marsh Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise in the Skagit Delta: Northwest Science, v. 90 no. 1, pp. 79–93, doi: 10.3955/046.090.0107.

Jaffe, B., Goto, K., Sugawara, D., Gelfenbaum, G., and La Selle, S., 2016, Uncertainty in Tsunami Sediment Transport Modeling: Journal of Disaster Research, v. 11 no. 4, pp. 647–661, doi: 10.20965/jdr.2016.p0647.

Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Hartwell, S.R., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N.E., Watt, J.T., Davenport, C.W., Kvitek, R.G., Erdey, M.D., Krigsman, L.M., Sliter, R.W., and Maier, K.L., 2016, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Monterey, California: In: Johnson, S.Y., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1110, doi: 10.3133/ofr20161110.

Johnson, S.Y., Hartwell, S.R., and Beeson, J.W., 2016, Marine geophysical data—Point Sal to Refugio State Beach, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7SX6BCD.

Kayen, R., 2016, Seismic displacement of gently-sloping coastal and marine sediment under multidirectional earthquake loading: Engineering Geology, v. In press, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2016.12.009.

Kluesner, J., and Brothers, D., 2016, Seismic attribute detection of faults and fluid pathways within an active strike-slip shear zone: New insights from high-resolution 3D P-Cable™ seismic data along the Hosgri Fault, offshore California: Interpretation, v. 4 no. 1, SB131-SB148 p., doi: 10.1190/INT-2015-0143.1.

Lacy, J.R., and Carlson, E.M., 2016, Wind-wave and suspended-sediment data from Liberty Island and Little Holland Tract, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F73R0R07.

Lacy, J.R., and MacVean, L.J., 2016, Wave attenuation in the shallows of San Francisco Bay: Coastal Engineering, v. 114, pp. 159–168, doi: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2016.03.008.

Lee, S.-Y., Hamlet, A.F., and Grossman, E.E., 2016, Impacts of Climate Change on Regulated Streamflow, Hydrologic Extremes, Hydropower Production, and Sediment Discharge in the Skagit River Basin: Northwest Science, v. 90 no. 1, pp. 23–43, doi: 10.3955/046.090.0104.

Lorenson, T.D., Grienert, J., and Coffin, R.B., 2016, Dissolved methane in the Beaufort Sea and the Arctic Ocean, 1992–2009; sources and atmospheric flux: Limnology and Oceanography, v. 61 no. S1, S300-S323 p., doi: 10.1002/lno.10457.

Mahu, E., Nyarko, E., Hulme, S., Swarzenski, P., Asiedu, D.K., and Coale, K.H., 2016, Geochronology and historical deposition of trace metals in three tropical estuaries in the Gulf of Guinea: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 177, pp. 31–40, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2016.05.007.

Maier, K.L., Crundwell, M.P., Coble, M.A., King, P.R., and Graham, S.A., 2016, Refined depositional history and dating of the Tongaporutuan reference section, north Taranaki, New Zealand: new volcanic ash U–Pb zircon ages, biostratigraphy and sedimentation rates: New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, v. 59 no. 2, pp. 313–329, doi: 10.1080/00288306.2015.1132744.

Maier, K.L., Paull, C.K., McGann, M., and Conrad, J.E., 2016, Sediment core data from offshore Palos Verdes, California: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7G44NB6.

Maier, K.L., Paull, C.K., McGann, M.L., Lundsten, E.M., Anderson, K., Gwiazda, R., and Brothers, D.S., 2016, Sediment core data from the northern flank of Monterey Canyon, offshore California: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7J67F2K.

McGann, M., Starratt, S.W., Powell, C., and Bieling, D.G., 2016, Use of Mussel Casts from Archaeological Sites as Paleoecological Indicators: An Example from CA-MRN-254, Marin County, Alta California: California Archaeology, v. 8 no. 1, pp. 63–90, doi: 10.1080/1947461x.2016.1176367.

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Meyers, P., and Kvenvolden, K., 2016, A tribute to Lloyd Snowdon: Organic Geochemistry, v. 91, pp. 1–2, doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.11.003.

Molnár, Z., Polgári, M., Hein, J.R., Józsa, S., Fekete, J., Gyollai, I., Fintor, K., Bíró, L., Szabó, M., Rapi, S., Forgó, P., Vigh, T., 2016, Fe-Mn oxide indications in the feeder and mound zone of the Jurassic Mn-carbonate ore deposit, Úrkút, Hungary: Ore Geology Reviews, v. In press, doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.11.005.

Murru, M., Akinci, A., Falcone, G., Pucci, S., Console, R., and Parsons, T.E., 2016, M≥7 Earthquake rupture forecast and time-dependent probability for the Sea of Marmara region, Turkey: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 121 no. 4, pp. 2679–2707, doi: 10.1002/2015jb012595.

Oberle, F.K.J., Storlazzi, C.D., and Hanebuth, T.J.J., 2016, What a drag: Quantifying the global impact of chronic bottom trawling on continental shelf sediment: Journal of Marine Systems, v. 159, pp. 109–119, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.12.007.

Oberle, F.K.J., Swarzenski, P.W., Reddy, C.M., Nelson, R.K., Baasch, B., and Hanebuth, T.J.J., 2016, Deciphering the lithological consequences of bottom trawling to sedimentary habitats on the shelf: Journal of Marine Systems, v. 159, pp. 120–131, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.12.008.

Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M., Danielson, J., Thatcher, C., Foxgrover, A., Barnard, P., Brock, J., and Young, A., 2016, Automatic Delineation of Seacliff Limits using Lidar-derived High-resolution DEMs in Southern California: Journal of Coastal Research, v. Special Issue 76, pp. 162–173, doi: 10.2112/SI76-014.

Petersen, S., Krätschell, A., Augustin, N., Jamieson, J., Hein, J.R., and Hannington, M.D., 2016, News from the seabed – Geological characteristics and resource potential of deep-sea mineral resources: Marine Policy, v. 70, pp. 175–187, doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.03.012.

Picard, A., Gartman, A., and Girguis, P.R., 2016, What Do We Really Know about the Role of Microorganisms in Iron Sulfide Mineral Formation? Frontiers in Earth Science, v. 4, 68 p., doi: 10.3389/feart.2016.00068.

Polgári, M., Hein, J.R., Bíró, L., Gyollai, I., Németh, T., Csanád, S., Fekete, J., Schwark, L., Pál-Molnár, E., Hámor-Vidó, M., and Vigh, T., 2016, Mineral and chemostratigraphy of a Toarcian black shale hosting Mn-carbonate microbialites (Úrkút, Hungary): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 459, pp. 99–120, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.06.030.

Prouty, N.G., Campbell, P.L., Mienis, F., Duineveld, G., Demopoulos, A.W.J., Ross, S.W., and Brooke, S., 2016, Impact of Deepwater Horizon spill on food supply to deep-sea benthos communities: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 169, pp. 248–264, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2015.11.008.

Prouty, N.G., Fisher, C.R., Demopoulos, A.W.J., and Druffel, E.R.M., 2016, Growth rates and ages of deep-sea corals impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, v. 129, pp. 196–212, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.10.021.

Prouty, N.G., Sahy, D., Condon, D., Roark, E.B., Ruppel, C., and Demopoulos, A.W.J., 2016, Geochemical analysis of authigenic carbonates and chemosynthetic mussels at Atlantic Margin seeps: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F77942SJ.

Prouty, N.G., Sahy, D., Ruppel, C.D., Roark, E.B., Condon, D., Brooke, S., Ross, S.W., and Demopoulos, A.W.J., 2016, Insights into methane dynamics from analysis of authigenic carbonates and chemosynthetic mussels at newly-discovered Atlantic Margin seeps: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 449, pp. 332–344, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.05.023.

Rooney, A.D., Selby, D., Llyod, J.M., Roberts, D.H., Luckge, A., Sageman, B.B., and Prouty, N.G., 2016, Tracking millennial-scale Holocene glacial advance and retreat using osmium isotopes: Insights from the Greenland ice sheet: Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 138, pp. 49–61, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.02.021.

Rosenberger, K.J., Storlazzi, C.D., and Cheriton, O.M., 2016, Variability of the internal tide on the southern Monterey Bay continental shelf and associated bottom boundary layer sediment transport: Continental Shelf Research, v. 120, pp. 68–81, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2016.03.016.

Rubin, D.M., Fairén, A.G., Martínez-Frías, J., Frydenvang, J., Gasnault, O., Gelfenbaum, G., Goetz, W., Grotzinger, J.P., Le Mouélic, S., Mangold, N., Newsom, H., Oehler, D.Z., Rapin, W., Schieber, J., and Wiens, R.C., 2016, Fluidized-sediment pipes in Gale crater, Mars, and possible Earth analogs: Geology, v. 45 no. 1, pp. 7–10, doi: 10.1130/G38339.1.

Ruggiero, P., Kaminsky, G.M., Gelfenbaum, G., and Cohn, N., 2016, Morphodynamics of prograding beaches: A synthesis of seasonal- to century-scale observations of the Columbia River littoral cell: Marine Geology, v. 376, pp. 51–68, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2016.03.012.

Segou, M., and Parsons, T., 2016, Prospective Earthquake Forecasts at the Himalayan Front after the 25 April 2015 M 7.8 Gorkha Mainshock: Seismological Research Letters, v. 87 no. 4, pp. 816–825, doi: 10.1785/0220150195.

Shope, J.B., Storlazzi, C.D., Erikson, L.H., and Hegermiller, C.A., 2016, Changes to extreme wave climates of islands within the Western Tropical Pacific throughout the 21st century under RCP 4.5 and RCP 8.5, with implications for island vulnerability and sustainability: Global and Planetary Change, v. 141, pp. 25–38, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.03.009.

Sliter, R.W., Johnson, S.Y., Chin, J.L., Allwardt, P., Beeson, J., and Triezenberg, P.J., 2016, High-resolution seismic-reflection data from offshore northern California — Bolinas to Sea Ranch: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1058, doi: 10.3133/ofr20161058.

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Smith, C.G., Price, R.M., Swarzenski, P.W., and Stalker, J.C., 2016, The Role of Ocean Tides on Groundwater-Surface Water Exchange in a Mangrove-Dominated Estuary: Shark River Slough, Florida Coastal Everglades, USA: Estuaries and Coasts, pp. 1–17, doi: 10.1007/s12237-016-0079-z.

Snyder, A., Stevens, A., Carlson, E., and Lacy, J., 2016, Digital Elevation Model of Little Holland Tract, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7RX9954.

Snyder, A.G., Lacy, J.R., Stevens, A.W., and Carlson, E.M., 2016, Bathymetric survey and digital elevation model of Little Holland Tract, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California: Open-File Report 2016-1093, doi: 10.3133/ofr20161093.

Steel, E., Simms, A.R., Warrick, J., and Yokoyama, Y., 2016, Highstand shelf fans: The role of buoyancy reversal in the deposition of a new type of shelf sand body: Geological Society of America Bulletin, , doi: 10.1130/B31438.1.

Stewart, J.P. et al., 2016, Engineering Reconnaissance of the 24 August 2016 Central Italy Earthquake, Version 2: In: Zimmaro, P., and Stewart, J.P. (Eds.). Report No. GEER-050, Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association, 285 p., doi: 10.18118/G61S3Z.

Stewart, J.P., Kramer, S.L., Kwak, D.Y., Greenfield, M.W., Kayen, R.E., Tokimatsu, K., Bray, J.D., Beyzaei, C.Z., Cubrinovski, M., Sekiguchi, T., Nakai, S., and Bozorgnia, Y., 2016, PEER-NGL project: Open source global database and model development for the next-generation of liquefaction assessment procedures: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, v. In Press, doi: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2016.07.009.

Storlazzi, C.D., Dartnell, P., Hatcher, G.A., and Gibbs, A.E., 2016, End of the chain? Rugosity and fine-scale bathymetry from existing underwater digital imagery using structure-from-motion (SfM) technology: Coral Reefs, v. 35 no. 3, pp. 889–894, doi: 10.1007/s00338-016-1462-8.

Swarzenski, P.W., Johnson, C.D., Lorenson, T.D., Conaway, C.H., Gibbs, A.E., Erikson, L.H., Richmond, B.M., and Waldrop, M.P., 2016, Seasonal Electrical Resistivity Surveys of a Coastal Bluff, Barter Island, North Slope Alaska: Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics, v. 21 no. 1, pp. 37–42, doi: 10.2113/Jeeg21.1.37.

Takesue, R.K., 2016, Environmental and eelgrass response to dike removal: Nisqually River Delta (2010–14): Open-File Report 2016-1169, 25 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20161169.

Thatcher, C.A., Brock, J.C., Danielson, J.J., Poppenga, S.K., Gesch, D.B., Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M.E., Barras, J.A., Evans, G.A., and Gibbs, A.E., 2016, Creating a Coastal National Elevation Database (CoNED) for Science and Conservation Applications: Journal of Coastal Research, v. Special Issue 76, pp. 64–74, doi: 10.2112/SI76-007.

Thompson, G.A., and Parsons. T., 2016, Vertical deformation associated with normal fault systems evolved over coseismic, postseismic, and multiseismic periods: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 121 no. 3, 2153–2173 p., doi: 10.1002/2015JB012240.

van der Wegen, M., Jaffe, B., Foxgrover, A., and Roelvink, D., 2016, Mudflat Morphodynamics and the Impact of Sea Level Rise in South San Francisco Bay: Estuaries and Coasts, pp. 1–13, doi: 10.1007/s12237-016-0129-6.

Vannucchi, P., Morgan, J.P., Silver, E.A., and Kluesner, J.W., 2016, Origin and dynamics of depositionary subduction margins: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 17 no. 6, pp. 1966–1974, doi: 10.1002/2016gc006259.

Wang, X., Planavsky, N.J., Reinhard, C.T., Hein, J.R., and Johnson, T.M., 2016, A Cenozoic seawater redox record derived from 238U/235U in ferromanganese crusts: American Journal of Science, v. 316 no. 1, pp. 64–83, doi: 10.2475/01.2016.02.

Watt, J., Ponce, D., Parsons, T., and Hart, P., 2016, Missing link between the Hayward and Rodgers Creek faults: Science Advances, v. 2 no. 10, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1601441.

Watt, J.T., Hart, P.E., and Kluesner, J.W., 2016, Chirp seismic-reflection data: San Pablo Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey Data release, doi: 10.5066/F74T6GF1.

Witter, R.C., Carver, G.A., Briggs, R.W., Gelfenbaum, G., Koehler, R.D., La Selle, S.P., Bender, A.M., Engelhart, S.E., Hemphill-Haley, E., and Hill, T.D., 2016, Unusually large tsunamis frequent a currently creeping part of the Aleutian megathrust: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 43 no. 1, pp. 76–84, doi: 10.1002/2015gl066083.

Young, M., Cavanaugh, K., Bell, T., Raimondi, P., Edwards, C.A., Drake, P.T., Erikson, L., and Storlazzi, C., 2016, Environmental controls on spatial patterns in the long-term persistence of giant kelp in central California: Ecological Monographs, v. 86 no. 1, pp. 45–60, doi: 10.1890/15-0267.1.

Zimmermann, M., Reid, J.A., and Golden, N., 2016, Using smooth sheets to describe groundfish habitat in Alaskan waters, with specific application to two flatfishes: "Understanding Ecosystem Processes in the Gulf of Alaska Volume 1," in Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, v. 132 no. Supplement C, pp. 210–226, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.02.020.

2015

Achete, F.M., van der Wegen, M., Roelvink, D., and Jaffe, B., 2015, A 2-D process-based model for suspended sediment dynamics: a first step towards ecological modeling: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Hess, v. 19 no. 6, pp. 2837–2857, doi: 10.5194/hess-19-2837-2015.

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Antolínez, J.A.A., Méndez, F.J., Camus, P., Vitousek, S., González, E.M., Ruggiero, P., and Barnard, P., 2015, A Multi-scale Climate Emulator for Long-term Morphodynamics (MUSCLE-morpho): Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, , doi: 10.1002/2015jc011107.

Barnard, P., Erikson, L., Foxgrover, A., O'Neill, A., and Herdman, L., 2015, CoSMoS (Coastal Storm Modeling System) Southern California v3.0 projections - initial November 2015 release: U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center Data release, doi: 10.5066/F7T151Q4.

Barnard, P.L., Short, A.D., Harley, M.D., Splinter, K.D., Vitousek, S., Turner, I.L., Allan, J., Banno, M., Bryan, K.R., Doria, A., Hansen, J.E., Kato, S., Kuriyama, Y., Randall-Goodwin, E., Ruggiero, P., Walker, I.J., and Heathfield, D.K., 2015, Coastal vulnerability across the Pacific dominated by El Niño/Southern Oscillation: Nature Geoscience, v. 8, pp. 801–807, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2539.

Brand, A., Lacy, J.R., Gladding, S., Holleman, R., Stacey, M., 2015, Model-based interpretation of sediment concentration and vertical flux measurements in a shallow estuarine environment: Limnology and Oceanography, v. 60 no. 2, pp. 463–481, doi: 10.1002/lno.10047.

Brothers, D.S., Conrad, J.E., Maier, K.L., Paull, C.K., McGann, M., and Caress, D.W., 2015, The Palos Verdes Fault offshore southern California: Late Pleistocene to Present tectonic geomorphology, seascape evolution and slip-rate estimate based on AUV and ROV surveys: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 120 no. 7, pp. 4734–4758, doi: 10.1002/2015jb011938.

Christeson, G.L., and Barth, G.A., 2015, Aleutian basin oceanic crust: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 426, pp. 167–175, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.040.

Cochrane, G.R., 2015, Data Release for the BOEM-USGS study of the Regional Importance of Manmade Structures as Rockfish Nurseries in the Santa Barbara Channel: USGS Data Release, doi: 10.5066/F7QF8QXF.

Cochrane, G.R., 2015, Southern Salish Sea Habitat Map Series data catalog: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 935, doi: 10.3133/ds935.

Cochrane, G.R., Dartnell, P., Johnson, S.Y., Greene, H.G., Erdey, M.D., Dieter, B.E., Golden, N.E., Endris, C.A., Hartwell, S.R., Kvitek, R.G., Davenport, C.W., Watt, J.T., Krigsman, L.M., Ritchie, A.C., Sliter, R.W., Finlayson, D.P., Maier, K.L., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Scott Creek, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1191, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151191.

Cochrane, G.R., Dartnell, P., Johnson, S.Y., Greene, H.G., Erdey, M.D., Golden, N.E., Hartwell, S.R., Manson, M.W., Sliter, R.W., Endris, C.A., Watt, J.T., Ross, S.L., Kvitek, R.G., Phillips, E.L., Bruns, T.R., Anima, R.L., Chin, J.L., Finlayson, D.P., McGann, M.L., and Wong, F.L., 2015, California State Waters Map Series: offshore of Bolinas, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1135, 40 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20151135.

Cochrane, G.R., Dethier, M.N., Hodson, T.O., Kull, K.K., Golden, N.E., Ritchie, A.C., Moegling, C., and Pacunski, R.E., 2015, Southern Salish Sea Habitat Map Series: Admiralty Inlet: In: Cochrane, G.R. (Ed.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1073, 38 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20151073.

Cochrane, G.R., Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Greene, H.G., Erdey, M.D., Golden, N.E., Hartwell, S.R., Endris, C.A., Manson, M.W., Sliter, R.W., Kvitek, R.G., Watt, J.T., Ross, S.L., and Bruns, T.R., 2015, California State Waters Map Series: offshore of San Francisco, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1068, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151068.

Cochrane, G.R., Watt, J.T., Dartnell, P., Greene, H.G., Erdey, M.D., Dieter, B.E., Golden, N.E., Johnson, S.Y., Endris, C.A., Hartwell, S.R., Kvitek, R.G., Davenport, C.W., Krigsman, L.M., Ritchie, A.C., Sliter, R.W., Finlayson, D.P., and Maier, K.L., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Pigeon Point, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1232, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151232.

Cohen, A., McGlue, M.M., Ellis, G.S., Zani, H., Swarzenski, P.W., Assine, M.L., and Silva, A., 2015, Lake formation, characteristics, and evolution in retroarc deposystems: A synthesis of the modern Andean orogen and its associated basins: Geological Society of America Memoirs, v. 212, pp. 309–335, doi: 10.1130/2015.1212(16).

Dartnell, P., Driscoll, N.W., Brothers, D., Conrad, J.E., Kluesner, J., Kent, G., and Andrews, B., 2015, Colored shaded-relief bathymetry, acoustic backscatter, and selected perspective views of the inner continental borderland, Southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3324, 3 p., URL: https://doi.org/10.3133/sim3324.

Dausmann, V., Frank, M., Siebert, C., Christl, M., and Hein, J.R., 2015, The evolution of climatically driven weathering inputs into the western Arctic Ocean since the late Miocene: Radiogenic isotope evidence: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 419, pp. 111–124, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.007.

Draut, A.E., and Ritchie, A.C., 2015, Sedimentology of new fluvial deposits on the Elwha River, Washington, USA, formed during large-scale dam removal: River Research and Applications, v. 31 no. 1, 42–61 p., doi: 10.1002/rra.2724.

East, A.E., Clift, P.D., Carter, A., Alizai, A., and VanLaningham, S., 2015, Fluvial–Eolian Interactions In Sediment Routing and Sedimentary Signal Buffering: An Example From the Indus Basin and Thar Desert: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 85 no. 6, pp. 715–728, doi: 10.2110/jsr.2015.42.

East, A.E., Pess, G.R., Bountry, J.A., Magirl, C.S., Ritchie, A.C., Logan, J.B., Randle, T.J., Mastin, M.C., Minear, J.T., Duda, J.J., Liermann, M.C., McHenry, M.L., Beechie, T.J., and Shafroth, P.B., 2015, Large-scale dam removal on the Elwha River, Washington, USA: River channel and floodplain geomorphic change: Geomorphology, v. 228, pp. 765–786, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.08.028.

Edwards, B.D., Phillips, E.L., Dartnell, P., Greene, H.G., Bretz, C.K., Kvitek, R.G., Hartwell, S.R., Johnson, S.Y., Cochrane, G.R., Dieter, B.E., Sliter, R.W., Ross, S.L., Golden, N.E., Watt, J.T., Chin, J.L., Erdey, M.D., Krigsman, L.M., Manson, M.W., and Endris, C.A., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Pacifica, California: In: Cochran, S.A., and Edwards, B.D. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1260, 38 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20141260.

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Erikson, L.H., Hegermiller, C.A., Barnard, P.L., Ruggiero, P., and van Ormondt, M., 2015, Projected wave conditions in the Eastern North Pacific under the influence of two CMIP5 climate scenarios: Ocean Modelling, v. 96 no. 1, pp. 171–185, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.07.004.

Erikson, L.H., Hemer, M.A., Lionello, P., Mendez, F.J., Mori, N., Semedo, A., Wang, X.L., and Wolf, J., 2015, Projection of wave conditions in response to climate change: a community approach to global and regional wave downscaling: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0243.

Erikson, L.H., McCall, R.T., van Rooijen, A., and Norris, B., 2015, Hindcast storm events in the Bering Sea for the St. Lawrence Island and Unalakleet Regions, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1193, 57 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20151193.

Espejo, A., Méndez, F.J., Losada, I.J., Camus, P., and Barnard, P., 2015, Can we distinguish coastal impacts of the different ENSO flavors? The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0196.

Foley, M.M., Duda, J.J., Beirne, M.M., Paradis, R., Ritchie, A., and Warrick, J.A., 2015, Rapid water quality change in the Elwha River estuary complex during dam removal: Limnology and Oceanography, v. 60 no. 5, pp. 1719–1732, doi: 10.1002/lno.10129.

Gelfenbaum, G., Finlayson, D., Dartnell, P., Carlson, E., and Stevens, A., 2015, Bathymetry and Backscatter from 2013 Interferometric Swath Bathymetry Systems Survey of Columbia River Mouth, Oregon and Washington: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7T72FHB.

Gelfenbaum, G.R., Stevens, A.W., Miller, I.M., Warrick, J.A., Ogston, A.S., Eidam, E., 2015, Large-scale dam removal on the Elwha River, Washington, USA: coastal geomorphic change: Geomorphology, v. 246, pp. 649–668, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.01.002.

George, D.A., Largier, J.L., Storlazzi, C.D., and Barnard, P.L., 2015, Classification of rocky headlands in California with relevance to littoral cell boundary delineation: Marine Geology, v. 369, pp. 137–152, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.08.010.

Gibbs, A.E., and Richmond, B.M., 2015, National assessment of shoreline change: historical change along the north coast of Alaska, U.S.-Canadian border to Icy Cape: Open-File Report, 110 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20151048.

Gibbs, A.E., Nolan, M., and Richmond, B.M., 2015, Evaluating changes to arctic coastal bluffs using repeat aerial photography and structure from-motion elevation models: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, San Diego CA, May 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0080.

Gibbs, A.E., Ohman, K.A., Richmond, B.M., 2015, National assessment of shoreline change: a GIS compilation of vector shorelines and associated shoreline change data for the north coast of Alaska, U.S.-Canadian border to Icy Cape: Open-File Report, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151030.

Golden, N.E., and Ackerman, Seth D., 2015, Coastal and Marine Geology Program video and photograph portal: U. S. Geological Survey Data Release, doi: 10.5066/F7JH3J7N.

Goodkin, N.F., Wang, B.-S., You, C.-F., Hughen, K.A., Grumet-Prouty, N., Bates, N.R., and Doney, S.C., 2015, Ocean circulation and biogeochemistry moderate interannual and decadal surface water pH changes in the Sargasso Sea: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 42 no. 12, pp. 4931–4939, doi: 10.1002/2015gl064431.

Goodrich, K.A., and Warrick, J.A., 2015, Fines: Rethinking Our Relationship: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0148.

Gray, A.B., Pasternack, G.B., Watson, E.B., Warrick, J.A., and Goñi, M.A., 2015, Effects of antecedent hydrologic conditions, time dependence, and climate cycles on the suspended sediment load of the Salinas River, California: Journal of Hydrology, v. 525, pp. 632–649, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.04.025.

Harley, M.D., Barnard, P.L., and Turner, I.L., 2015, Linkages Between Climate Oscillations and Coastal Wave Variability Across the Pacific Basin: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0197.

Hein, J.R., and Mizell, K., 2015, Chapter 20. Ocean Minerals: In: Smith, H.D., Suarez de Vivero, J.L., and Agardy, T.S. (Eds.). Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management, Taylor & Francis Group, London, England, pp. 296–309, URL: https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70046852.

Hein, J.R., Spinardi, F., Okamoto, N., Mizell, K., Thorburn, D., and Tawake, A., 2015, Critical metals in manganese nodules from the Cook Islands EEZ, abundances and distributions: Ore Geology Reviews, v. 68, pp. 97–116, doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2014.12.011.

Horner, T.J., Williams, H.M., Hein, J.R., Saito, M.A., Burton, K.W., Halliday, A.N., Nielsen, S.G., 2015, Persistence of deeply sourced iron in the Pacific Ocean: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 112 no. 5, pp. 1292–1297, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1420188112.

Jaffe, B., 2015, The role of suspension events in cross-shore and longshore suspended sediment transport in the surf zone: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0253.

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Johnson, C.D., Swarzenski, P.W., Richardson, C.M., Smith, C.G., Kroeger, K.D., and Ganguli, P.M., 2015, Ground-truthing Electrical Resistivity Methods in Support of Submarine Groundwater Discharge Studies: Examples from Hawaii, Washington, and California: Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics, v. 20 no. 1, pp. 81–87, doi: 10.2113/Jeeg20.1.81.

Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N.E., Phillips, E.L., Ritchie, A.C., Krigsman, L.M., Dieter, B.E., Conrad, J.E., Greene, H.G., Seitz, G.G., Endris, C.A., Sliter, R.W., Wong, F.L., Erdey, M.D., Gutierrez, C.I., Yoklavich, M.M., East, A.E., Cooper, A.K., Hart, P.E., and Pecher, I., 2015, California State Waters Map Series: Offshore of Refugio Beach, California: In: Johnson, S.Y., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3319, 46 p., doi: 10.3133/sim3319.

Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Golden, N.E., Hartwell, S.R.,, Erdey, M.D., Greene, H.G., Cochrane, G.R., Kvitek, R.G., Manson, M.W., Endris, C.A., Dieter, B.E., Watt, J.T., Krigsman, L.M., Sliter, R.W., Lowe, E.N., and Chin, J.L., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Fort Ross, California: In: Johnson, S.Y., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1211, 41 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20151211.

Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Golden, N.E., Hartwell, S.R., Erdey, M.D., Greene, H.G., Cochrane, G.R., Kvitek, R.G., Manson, M.W., Endris, C.A., Dieter, B.E., Watt, J.T., Krigsman, L.M., Sliter, R.W., Lowe, E.N., and Chin, J.L., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Bodega Head, California: In: Johnson, S.Y., Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). Reston, VA, 43 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20151140.

Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Golden, N.E., Hartwell, S.R., Erdey, M.D., Greene, H.G., Cochrane, G.R., Kvitek, R.G., Manson, M.W., Endris, C.A., Dieter, B.E., Watt, J.T., Krigsman, L.M., Sliter, R.W., Lowe, E.N., and Chin, J.L., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Salt Point, California: In: Johnson, S.Y., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1098, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151098.

Kayen, R.E., Carkin, B.A., Allen, T., Collins, C., McPherson, A., and Minasian, D., 2015, Shear-wave velocity and site-amplification factors for 50 Australian sites determined by the spectral analysis of surface waves method: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1264, 118 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20141264.

Kayen, R.E., Carkin, B.A., Corbett, S.C., Zangwill, A., Estevez, I., and Lai, L., 2015, Shear wave velocity and site amplification factors for 25 strong-motion instrument stations affected by the M5.8 Mineral, Virginia, earthquake of August 23, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1099, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151099.

Kinsman, N., Gibbs, A., and Nolan, M., 2015, Evaluation of vector coastline features extracted from 'structure from motion'-derived elevation data: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0251.

Klotsko, S., Driscoll, N., Kent, G., and Brothers, D., 2015, Continental shelf morphology and stratigraphy offshore San Onofre, California: The interplay between rates of eustatic change and sediment supply: Marine Geology, v. 369, pp. 116–126, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.08.003.

Lacy, J.R., Schile, L.M., Callaway, J.C., and Ferner, M.C., 2015, Mechanisms Of Sediment Flux Between Shallows And Marshes: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0082.

Lammers, L.N., Brown Jr., G.E., Bird, D.K., Thomas, R.B., Johnson, N.C., Rosenbauer, R.J., Maher, K., 2015, Sedimentary reservoir oxidation during geologic CO2 sequestration: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 155, pp. 30–46, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.02.001.

Limber, P., Barnard, P., and Hapke, C., 2015, Towards Projecting the Retreat of California's Coastal Cliffs During the 21st Century: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0245.

Maier, K.L., Gatti, E., Wan, E., Ponti, D.J., Pagenkopp, M., Starratt, S.W., Olson, H.A., and Tinsley, J.C., 2015, Quaternary tephrochronology and deposition in the subsurface Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California, U.S.A: Quaternary Research, v. 83 no. 2, pp. 378–393, doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2014.12.007.

Masteller, C.C., Finnegan, N.J., Warrick, J.A., and Miller, I.M., 2015, Kelp, cobbles, and currents: Biologic reduction of coarse grain entrainment stress: Geology, v. 43 no. 6, pp. 543–546, doi: 10.1130/G36616.1.

Nelson, A.R., Briggs, R.W., Dura, T., Engelhart, S.E., Gelfenbaum, G., Bradley, L.-A., Forman, S.L., Vane, C.H., and Kelley, K.A., 2015, Tsunami recurrence in the eastern Alaska-Aleutian arc: A Holocene stratigraphic record from Chirikof Island, Alaska: Geological Society of America, v. 11 no. 4, pp. 1172–1203, doi: 10.1130/Ges01108.1.

Nilsen, E.B., Rosenbauer, R.J., Fuller, C.C., Jaffe, B.J., 2015, Sedimentary organic biomarkers suggest detrimental effects of PAHs on estuarine microbial biomass during the 20th century in San Francisco Bay, CA, USA: Chemosphere, v. 119, pp. 961–970, doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.08.053.

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