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2016

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.

Chaytor, J., 2016, Marine Sediment Core Collection Methods and Analytical Techniques for Shallow Water Sub-Seafloor Acoustic Characterization: , 2016 Acoustical Society of America Meeting.

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.

Hoover, D.J., Odigie, K.O., Swarzenski, P.W., and Barnard, P., 2016, Sea-level rise and coastal groundwater inundation and shoaling at select sites in California, USA: Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, v. In press, doi: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.12.055, download PDF.

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.

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, , 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, , doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.12.008.

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.

Scanlon, K.M., and Buczkowski, B.J., 2016, High-resolution geophysical data collected in the Madison Swanson and Steamboat Lumps Marine Protected Areas, Gulf of Mexico in 2000, U.S. Geological Survey 2000-005-FA: .

Schwab, W.C., Baldwin, W.E., and Denny, J.F., 2016, Assessing the Impact of Hurricanes Irene and Sandy on the Morphology and Modern Sediment Thickness on the Inner Continental Shelf Offshore of Fire Island, New York: U.S. Geologic Survey Open-File Report 2015-1238, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151238.

Snyder, A., Stevens, A., Carlson, E., and Lacy, J., 2016, Digital Elevation Model of Little Holland Tract, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California, 2015: USGS Data Release, doi: 10.5066/F7RX9954.

Swarzenski, P.W., Dulai, H., Kroeger, K.D., Smith, C.G., Dimova, N., Storlazzi, C.D., Prouty, N.G., Gingerich, S.B., and Glenn, C.R., 2016, Observations of nearshore groundwater discharge: Kahekili Beach Park submarine springs, Maui, Hawaii: Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, v. In press, doi: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.12.056, download PDF.

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.

2015

Ackerman, S.D., Pappal, A.L., Huntley, E.C., Blackwood, D.S, and Schwab, W.C, 2015, Geological Sampling Data and Benthic Biota Classification: Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1221, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141221.

Andrews, B., Defne, Z., Miselis, J., and Ganju, N., 2015, Continuous Terrain Model for Water Circulation Studies in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey.

Andrews, B.D., Miselis, J.L., Danforth, W.W., Irwin, B.J., Worley, C.R., Bergeron, E., and Blackwood, D, 2015, Marine Geophysical data collected in a shallow back-barrier estuary: Barnegat Bay, New Jersey: U. S. Geological Survey Data Series 937, doi: 10.3133/ds937.

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.

Armstrong, B.N., Warner, J.C., List, J.H., Martini, M.A., and Montgomery, E., 2015, Coastal Change Processes Project Data Report for Oceanographic Observations Near Fire Island, January-April 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1159, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141159.

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. Advance Online Publication 21 September 2015, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2539.

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 U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz, California doi: 10.5066/F7T151Q4.

Boswell, R., Waite, W.F., Wright, F., Kvenvolden, K., Koh, C.A., Anderson, B., Klauda, J.B., Tans, P., Buffet, B.A., Frye, M., Maslin, M., and Ripmeester, J., 2015, Chapter 1: What are Gas Hydrates? In: Beaudoin, Y.C., Boswell, R., Dallimore, S. D. and Waite, W (Ed.), Frozen Heat: UNEP Global Outlook on Methane Gas Hydrates. Volume 1. United Nations Environment Programme, GRID-Arendal..

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.

Brenner, O., Hapke, C.J., Spore, N.J., Brodie, K.L., and McNinch, J.E., 2015, Ground-based lidar beach topography of Fire Island, New York, April 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 921, doi: 10.3133/ds921.

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.

Brownell, A.T., Hapke, C.J., Spore, N.J., and McNinch, J.E., 2015, Bathymetry of the Wilderness Breach at Fire Island, New York, June 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 914, doi: 10.3133/ds914.

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., Hemery, L.G., and Hatcher, G., 2015, Data release for USGS field activity 2014-607-FA, Oregon OCS seafloor mapping: selected lease blocks relevant to renewable energy: U.S. Geological Survey Data Release, doi: 10.5066/F7V40S8V.

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., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Santa Cruz, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Data Release, doi: 10.5066/F7348HF0.

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., 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., Maier, K.L., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Pigeon Point, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Data Release, doi: 10.5066/F7RV0KRZ.

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., doi: 10.3133/sim3324.

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., Cooper, A.K., Hart, P.E., and Pecher, I., 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Monterey Canyon and Vicinity, California: In: Dartnell, P., and Cochran, S. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Data Release, doi: 10.5066/F7251G78.

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.

Denny, J.F., Danforth, W.W., Couch, S., and Schwab, W.C., 2015, Swath bathymetry collected offshore of Fire Island and western Long Island, New York in 2014, U.S. Geological Field Activity 2014-072-FA: U. S. Geology Survey data release (FADD), doi: 10.5066/F7C827BX.

Denny, J.F., Schwab, W.C., Baldwin, W.E., Moore, E., and Bergeron, E., 2015, High-resolution geophysical data collected offshore of Fire Island, New York in 2011, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2011-005-FA. U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F75X2704.

Dickhudt, P.K., Ganju, N.K., and Montgomery, E.T., 2015, Summary of Oceanographic Measurements for Characterizing Light Attenuation and Sediment Resuspension in the Barnegat Bay-Little Egg Harbor Estuary, New Jersey, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1146, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151146.

Dickhudt, P.J., Sherwood, C.R., Dewitt, N.T., 2015, USGS Water Level Measurements in Dauphin Island, Alabama from Hurricane Season 2013. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1245, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141245.

Dickhudt, P.J., Sherwood, C.R., Dewitt, N.T., 2015, USGS Water Level and Wave Measurements in the Chandeleur Islands, 2012 and 2013. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1246, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141246.

Doran, K.S., Long, J.W., and Overbeck, J.R, 2015, A method for determining average beach slope and beach slope variability for U.S. sandy coastlines: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1053, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151053.

Doran, K.S., Long, Joseph W., Overbeck, Jacquelyn R., 2015, Beach slopes of North Carolina: Salvo to Duck: U.S. Geological Survey data release: U.S. Geological Survey Data Release, doi: 10.5066/F7M906Q6.

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, download PDF.

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.

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. Virtual Special Issue: Ocean Surface Waves, pp. 1–15, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.07.004, download PDF.

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., Mendez, F.J., Losada, I., 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, pp. 1–14, doi: 10.1002/lno.10129, download PDF.

Forde, A.S., Flocks, J.G., Kindinger, J.L, Bernier, J.C., Kelso, K.W., and Wiese, D.S., 2015, Archive of Digital Chirp Subbottom Profile Data Collected During USGS Cruise 13CCT04 Offshore of Petit Bois Island, Mississippi, August 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 924, doi: 10.3133/ds924.

Foster, D.S., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Schwab, W.C., Ackerman, S.D., Andrews, B.D., and Pendleton, E.A., 2015, Shallow Geology, Sea-Floor Texture, Physiographic Zones, and Depositional History of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1220, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141220.

Foxgrover, A.C., Finlayson, D.P., Jaffe, B.E., and Fregoso, T.A., 2015, Bathymetry and Digital Elevation Models of Coyote Creek and Alviso Slough, South San Francisco Bay, California (ver. 3.0, September, 2015): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1315, 20 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20111315.

Ganju, N., Suttles, S, 2015, Bed elevation change on seasonal and storm-event timescales in a back-barrier estuary [abs.]: , Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 2015 meeting.

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: USGS 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, download PDF.

Geologic Materials Repository Working Group, 2015, The U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Collections Management System (GCMS) A Master Catalog and Collections Management Plan for U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Samples and Sample Collections: U. S. Geological Survey Circular 1410, doi: 10.3133/cir1410.

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, download PDF.

Gibbs, A.E., Nolan, M., 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, 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.

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.

Giese, G., Williams, S.J., and Adams, M, 2015, Cape Cod National Seashore Guide to Coastal Landforms and Processes- A Primer: U.S. Geological Survey Circular, doi: 1033/cir1417.

Goff, J.A., Flood, R.D., Austin, J.A., Schwab, W.C., Christensen, B., Browne, C.M., Denny, J.F., and Baldwin, W.E., 2015, The Impact of Hurricane Sandy on the Shoreface and Inner Shelf of Fire Island, New York: Large Bedform Migration and Limited Erosion: Continental Shelf Research, v. 98, pp. 13–25.

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, download PDF.

Granja Bruña, J.L., ten Brink, U. S., A., Muñoz-Martín A., Carbó-Gorosabel, A., Llanes Estrada, P., 2015, Shallower structure and geomorphology of the southern Puerto Rico offshore margin: Marine and Petroleum Geology, .

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.

Gutierrez, B.T., Plant, N.G., Thieler, E.R., and Turecek, A, 2015, Using a Bayesian Network to predict barrier Island geomorphologic characteristics: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surfaces, , doi: 10.1002/2015JF003671.

Guy, K.K., 2015, Back-island and open-ocean shorelines, and sand areas of Assateague Island, Maryland and Virginia, April 12, 1989, to September 5, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 928, doi: 10.3133/ds928.

Hamilton, T., Enkin, R., Riedel, M., Rogers, G.C., Pohlman, J., and Benway, H., 2015, Slipstream: an early Holocene slump and turbidite record from the frontal ridge of the Cascadia accretionary wedge off western Canada and paleoseismic implications: Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 52, pp. 1–26, doi: dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2014-0131.

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., 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.

Henderson, R.H., Hapke, C.J., Brenner, O.T., and Reynolds, B.J., 2015, Hurricane Sandy Beach Response and Recovery at Fire Island, New York: Shoreline and Beach Profile Data, October 2012 to October 2014: U. S. Geological Survey Data Series 931, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ds931.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Lentz, E.E., Stippa, S.R., Thieler, E.R., Plant, N.G., Gesch, D., and Horton, R., 2015, Evaluating the Coastal Landscape Response to Sea-Level Rise for the Northeastern U.S.: Approach and Methods: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1252, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141252.

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Lightsom, F., Cicchetti, G., Wahle, C., 2015, Data Categories for Marine Planning: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1046, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151046.

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.

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Schwab, W.C., Denny, J.F., and Baldwin, W.E., 2015, Maps showing bathymetry and modern sediment thickness on the inner continental shelf offshore of Fire Island, New York: pre-Hurricane Sandy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1203, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141203.

Sevadjian, J.C., McPhee-Shaw, E.E., Raanan, B.Y., Cheriton, O.M., Storlazzi, C.D., 2015, Vertical convergence of resuspended sediment and subducted phytoplankton to a persistent detached layer over the southern shelf of Monterey Bay, California: Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, v. 120, 22 p., doi: 10.1002/2015jc010785.

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Storlazzi, C.D., Shope, J.B., Erikson, L.H., Hegermiller, C.A., and Barnard, P.L., 2015, Future wave and wind projections for United States and United States-affiliated Pacific Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1001, 426 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20151001.

Storlazzi, C.D., Elias, E.P.L., Berkowitz, P., 2015, Many Atolls May be Uninhabitable Within Decades Due to Climate Change: Scientific Reports, v. 5 no. 14546, pp. 1–9, doi: 10.1038/srep14546, download PDF.

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Sweeney, P., Ackerman, Andrews, Baldwin, Danforth, Foster, Thieler, Brothers, 2015, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2015, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2015-001-FA: .

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