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Monterey Bay Studies


Monterey Bay Studies

 

Monterey Bay, California

Work through 2002

The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is an offshore natural resource of vital interest to the people of California because of its extraordinary, unspoiled, natural beauty and the diversity of its bountiful marine life. Although close to the large population center around San Francisco Bay, it remains a pristine environment as yet little modified from its natural state. As a first step toward preserving this environment, USGS scientists--in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration--are compiling an inventory of the Sanctuary's natural resources to better understand the links between the living resources and the physical environment, and man's potential modifying effects.

PRODUCTS:

RESOURCES:

  • Internet map server - dynamic data layers
  • U.S. Pacific Coast and Western Region Internet Map Server sites
  • Continental shelf GIS for the MBNMS: USGS Open-File Report 01-179
  • Año Nuevo to Santa Cruz - A Photographic Tour of the Coastline: USGS Digital Data Series DDS-61
  • Seafloor Image Map of the Monterey Bay Region
  • Seafloor Rocks and Sediments of the Continental Shelf From Monterey Bay to Point Sur: USGS Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2345
  • Core Descriptions, Core Photographs, Physical Property Logs and Surface Textural Data of Sediment Cores Recovered from the Continental Shelf of the MBNMS: USGS Open-File Report 01-107
  • Seafloor geology and natural environment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, Pages 1-322 (15 March 2002), http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00253227/181/1
     
    • Stephen L Eittreim, Marlene Noble, Seafloor geology and natural environment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 1-2, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002584)
       
    • Stephen L. Eittreim, Roberto J. Anima, Andrew J. Stevenson, Seafloor geology of the Monterey Bay area continental shelf, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 3-34, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002596)
       
    • R.J. Anima, S.L. Eittreim, B.D. Edwards, A.J. Stevenson, Nearshore morphology and late Quaternary geologic framework of the northern Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary, California, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 35-54, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002602)
       
    • H.G. Greene, N.M. Maher, C.K. Paull, Physiography of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and implications about continental margin development, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 55-82, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002614)
       
    • Brian D Edwards, Variations in sediment texture on the northern Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary continental shelf, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 83-100, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002626)
       
    • Keith A Kvenvolden, Frances D Hostettler, Robert W Rosenbauer, Thomas D Lorenson, William T Castle, Susan Sugarman, Hydrocarbons in recent sediment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 101-113, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002638)
       
    • Mary McGann, Historical and modern distributions of benthic foraminifers on the continental shelf of Monterey Bay, California, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 115-156, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002532270100264X)
       
    • Roger C. Lewis, Kenneth H. Coale, Brian D. Edwards, Marci Marot, Jocelyn N. Douglas, Erica J. Burton, Accumulation rate and mixing of shelf sediments in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 157-169, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002651)
       
    • J.P. Xu, Marlene Noble, Stephen L. Eittreim, Suspended sediment transport on the continental shelf near Davenport, California, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 171-193, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002663)
       
    • C.D Storlazzi, B.E Jaffe, Flow and sediment suspension events on the inner shelf of central California, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 195-213, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002675)
       
    • J.P Xu, Marlene Noble, Stephen L Eittreim, Leslie K Rosenfeld, Franklin B Schwing, Cynthia H Pilskaln, Distribution and transport of suspended particulate matter in Monterey Canyon, California, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 215-234, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002687)
       
    • Stephen L Eittreim, J.P Xu, Marlene Noble, Brian D Edwards, Towards a sediment budget for the Santa Cruz shelf, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 235-248, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002699)
       
    • John R Dingler, Thomas E Reiss, Changes to Monterey Bay beaches from the end of the 1982–83 El Niño through the 1997–98 El Niño, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 249-263, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002705)
       
    • Laura J. Moore, Gary B. Griggs, Long-term cliff retreat and erosion hotspots along the central shores of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 265-283, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002717)
       
    • Thomas D Lorenson, Keith A Kvenvolden, Frances D Hostettler, Robert J Rosenbauer, Daniel L Orange, Jonathan B Martin, Hydrocarbon geochemistry of cold seeps in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 285-304, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002729)
       
    • Pat S Chavez Jr., JoAnn Isbrecht, Peter Galanis, Gregory L Gabel, Stuart C Sides, Deborah L Soltesz, Stephanie L Ross, Miguel G Velasco, Processing, mosaicking and management of the Monterey Bay digital sidescan-sonar images, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 305-315, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002730)
       
    • Florence L. Wong, Stephen L. Eittreim, Continental shelf GIS for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Marine Geology, Volume 181, Issues 1–3, 15 March 2002, Pages 317-321, ISSN 0025-3227, DOI link.
      (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322701002742)
       

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