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Santa Barbara Littoral Cell Coastal Processes Study

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Related Publications

Barnard, P.L., 2006, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties Coastal Processes Study- Interim Progress Report To BEACON, 14 pp. (2.2 MB PDF)

Barnard, P.L., Allan, J., Hansen, J.E., Kaminsky, G.M., Ruggiero, P. and Doria, A., 2011. The impact of the 2009-10 El Niño Modoki on U.S. West Coast beaches. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 38, L13604, 7 pp., doi:10.1029/2011GL047707

Barnard, P.L., Hubbard, D.M., and Dugan, J.E., 2012, Beach response dynamics of a littoral cell using a 17-year single-point time series of sand thickness. Geomorphology, Volume 139-140, p. 588-598, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.12.023

Barnard, P.L., Revell, D.L., Eshleman, J.L. and Mustain, N., 2007. Carpinteria Coastal Processes Study, 2005-2007: Final Report. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1217, 130 pp., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1412/

Barnard, P.L., Revell, D.L., Hoover, D., Warrick, J., Brocatus, J., Draut, A.E., Dartnell, P., Elias, E., Mustain, N., Hart, P.E., and Ryan, H.F., 2009. Coastal processes study of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, California. USGS Open-File Report 2009-1029, 904 p.

Barnard, P.L., Rubin, D.M., Harney, J. and Mustain, N., 2007. Field test comparison of an autocorrelation technique for determining grain size using a digital ‘beachball’ camera versus traditional methods. Sedimentary Geology, Volume 201, Number 1-2, p. 180-195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2007.05.016

Barnard, P.L. and Warrick, J.A., 2010. Dramatic beach and nearshore morphological changes due to extreme flooding at a wave-dominated river mouth. Marine Geology, Volume 273 (1-2), p. 131-148, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2010.01.018

Elias, E., Barnard, P.L. and Brocatus, J., 2009. Littoral transport rates in the Santa Barbara Littoral Cell; a process-based model analysis. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 56, 5 pp. (1 MB PDF)

Mustain, N., 2007. Grain size distribution of beach and nearshore sediments of the Santa Barbara Littoral Cell: Implications for Beach Nourishment. MS Thesis in Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, 107 pp. (3.2 MB PDF)

Mustain, N., Griggs, G. and Barnard, P.L., 2007. A rapid compatibility analysis of potential offshore sand sources for beaches of the Santa Barbara littoral cell. In: Kraus, N.C., Rosati, J.D. (eds.), Coastal Sediments ’07, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, American Society of Civil Engineers, New Orleans, LA, Volume 3, p. 2501-2514, doi:10.1061/40926(239)196 (936 kb PDF)

Revell, D.L., and Griggs, G.B., 2006. Beach width and climate oscillations along Isla Vista, Santa Barbara, California. Shore and Beach, Volume 74, Number 3, p. 8-16.

Revell, D.L., 2007. Long Term and Storm Event Changes in the Santa Barbara Sandshed. PhD Dissertation. Earth Science Department, University of California, Santa Cruz. March, 162 pp. (2.4 MB PDF)

Revell, D.L, Barnard, P.L., Mustain, N. and Storlazzi, C.D., 2008. Influence of harbor construction on downcoast morphological evolution, Santa Barbara, California. Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers, 13 pp., doi:10.1061/40968(312)57 (824 kb PDF)

Revell, D.L. and Griggs, G.B., 2007. Regional shoreline and beach changes in the Santa Barbara sandshed. In: Kraus, N.C., Rosati, J.D. (eds.), Coastal Sediments '07, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, American Society of Civil Engineers, New Orleans, LA, Volume 3, 14 pp.

Warrick, J.A. and Barnard, P.L., 2012. The offshore export of sand during exceptional discharge from California rivers. Geology, Volume 40 (9), p. 787-790, doi:10.1130/G33115.1

Presentations

Barnard, P.L., 2007. Project Status Update for Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties Coastal Processes Study. BEACON Board Meeting, Ventura, CA (6.7 MB PDF)

Press

Featured in Coastal View, 2006, “Washing Away- City looks to halt erosion of Carpinteria’s beaches.” http://www.coastalview.com/center.asp?article=12448

 

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