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Publications

2012

Wong, F.L., Dartnell, P., Edwards, B.D., and Phillips, E.L., 2012, Seafloor geology and benthic habitats, San Pedro Shelf, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 552.

Dartnell, P., Finlayson, D.P., Ritchie, A.C., Cochrane, G.R., and Erdey, M.D., 2012, Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter--outer mainland shelf, eastern Santa Barbara Channel, California: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 702.

2011

Dartnell, P., Barnes, P., Gardner, J.V., and Lee, K., 2011. Visualizing the geology of lake trout spawning sites: Northern Lake Michigan. ESRI Map Book, Vol. 26, p. 34.

Dartnell, P, and Gibbons, H., 2011, Floor of Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 132, postcard

2010

Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N.E., Dartnell, P., Schroeder, D.M., and Finlayson, D.P., 2007, revised 2010, Seafloor mapping and benthic habitat GIS for southern California, volume III: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1271, v. 2.0

Dartnell, P., Conrad, J.E., Stanley, R.G., and Cochrane, G.R., 2010, Onshore and offshore geologic map of the Coal Oil Point area, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3124, scale 1:24,000, pamphlet 18 p., and database

2009

Dartnell, P, Finlayson, D., Conrad, J.E., Cochrane, G.R., and Johnson S.Y., 2009, Bathymetry and Acoustic Backscatter: Northern Santa Barbara Channel, Southern California, USGS Open-File Report 2009-1289.

Dartnell. P., Gardner, J.V., 2009. Seafloor terrain analysis and geomorphology of the greater Los Angeles Margin and San Pedro Basin, Southern California, in Lee, H.J., and Normark, W.R., eds., Earth Science in the Urban Ocean: The Southern California Continental Borderland: Geological Society of America Special Paper 454, p. 9-28

Dartnell, P., 2009 Introduction of surficial seafloor mapping and characterization, in Lee, H.J., and Normark, W.R., eds., Earth Science in the Urban Ocean: The Southern California Continental Borderland: Geological Society of America Special Paper 454, p. 7.

Dartnell, P and Cochrane, G.R., 2009, Ground-Truthing For Seafloor Habitat and Geologic Mapping Along The Northern and Southern California Coast. USGS, Western Coastal and Marine Geology SoundWaves article, http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2009/12/fieldwork3.html

Dartnell, P, and Gibbons, 2009, Sea Floor off San Diego, California [postcard]: USGS General Information Product 87

2008

Dartnell, P., R. Collier, M. Buktenica, S. Jessup, S. Girdner, and P. Triezenberg, 2008, Multibeam sonar mapping and modeling of a submerged bryophyte mat in Crater Lake, Oregon: USGS Data Series 366.

Dartnell. P, P. Barnard, J.L. Chin, D. Hanes, R.G. Kvitek, P.J. Iampietro, and J.V. Gardner, 2008. Under the Golden Gate Bridge – views of the sea floor near the entrance to San Francisco Bay, California: ESRI Map Book, Vol 23, p. 34.

Dartnell, P., W.R. Normark, N.W. Driscoll, J.M. Babcock, J.V. Gardner, R.G. Kvitek, and P.J. Iampietro, 2008, Multibeam Bathymetry and Selected Perspective Views Offshore San Diego, California: ESRI Map Book, Vol 23, p. 37.

2007

Cochrane, G.R., N.E. Golden, P. Dartnell, D.M. Schroeder, and D.P. Finlayson, 2007, Seafloor mapping and benthic habitat GIS for Southern California, volume III: USGS Open-File Report 2007-1271.

Dartnell, P., W.R. Normark, N.W. Driscoll, J.M. Babcock, J.V. Gardner, R.G. Kvitek, and P.J. Iampietro, 2007, Multibeam Bathymetry and Selected Perspective Views Offshore San Diego, California: USGS Scientific Investigations Map 2959.

Foxgrover, A.C., P. Dartnell, B.E. Jaffe, J.Y. Takekawa, and N.D. Athearn, 2007, High-resolution bathymetry and topography of south San Francisco Bay, California: USGS Scientific Investigations Map 2987, 1 sheet.

Dartnell, P, and Gibbons, H, 2007, South San Francisco Bay, California [postcard]: USGS General Information Product 57

2006

Dartnell. P, P. Barnard, J.L. Chin, D. Hanes, R.G. Kvitek, P.J. Iampietro, and J.V. Gardner, 2006. Under the Golden Gate Bridge – views of the sea floor near the entrance to San Francisco Bay, California: USGS Scientific Investigaions Map 2917.

Dartnell, P., B.D. Edwards, E.L. Phillips, D.E. Montagne, D.B. Cadien, and G. Robertson. 2006. An Empirical Approach to Mapping the Distribution of Seafloor Geologic and Biologic Characteristics Offshore San Pedro, Southern California. Oceans Conference, Honolulu, HI, abstract.

Lee, H., H. Ryan, R.E. Kayen, P.J. Haeussler, P. Dartnell, and M.A. Hampton. 2006. Varieties of submarine failure morphologies of seismically-induced landslides in Alaskan fjords. Norwegian Journal of Geology, in press.

2005

Dartnell, P., G. Larson, R. Collier, M. Buktenica, and J Gardner. 2005. Multibeam Mapping of Crater Lake, Oregon and Application of Sonar Data to Model a Submerged Moss Community. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ashland, OR.

Dartnell, P., G. Cochrane, M.E. Dunaway. 2005. Multibeam bathymetry and backscatter data: Northeastern Channel Islands region. USGS Open-File Report 2005-1153.

Fisher, M.A., V.E. Langenheim, C.C. Sorlien, G.R. Cochrane, R.W. Sliter, F.L. Wong, and P. Dartnell, 2005. Recent Deformation Along the Offshore Malibu Coast, Dume and Related Faults West of Point Dume, Southern California. GSA Cordillearan meeting, abstract.

Harney, J., G. Cochrane, P. Darnell, and L. Etherington. 2005. Benthic habitat mapping in Glacier Bay, Southeast Alaska. Marine Science in Alaska Conference, Anchorage, AK, January 24—26, abstract

2004

Dartnell, P., and Gardner, J.V. 2004. Predicting seafloor facies from multibeam bathymetry and backscatter data. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. Vol. 70, No.9, pp 1081-1091.

Dartnell, P., and Gardner, J.V. 2004. Predicted Seafloor Facies of Central Santa Monica Bay, California. USGS Open-File Report 2004-1081.

Dartnell, P., P. Barnes, J.V. Gardner, and K. Lee. 2004. Visualizing the geology of lake trout spawning sites: Northern Lake Michigan. Geologic Investigation Series, I-2800 (2 map sheets).

Dartnell, Peter; Gardner, James V.; Mayer, Larry A.; Hughes Clarke, John E. 2004. Los Angeles and San Diego Margin High-Resolution Multibeam Bathymetry and Backscatter Data. USGS Open-File Report 2004-1221

2003

Carlson, P.R., P.N. Hooge, G.R. Cochrane, A.J. Stevenson, P. Dartnell, and J.C. Stone. 2004. Multibeam bathymetry and selected perspective views of Glacier Bay, Alaska. Water Resources Investigations Report 03-4141 (2 map sheets).

Barnes, P., Fleisher, G., Gardner, J. V., and Lee. K., 2003, Bathymetry and selected perspective views of 6 reef and coastal areas in Northern Lake Michigan. USGS Open-File Report OF03-120.

Beaudoin, J.D, Hughes Clarke, J.E., Van Den Ameele, E.J., Gardner, J.V., 2002, Geometric and radiometric correction of multibeam backscatter derived from Reson 8101 systems, Proceedings from the Canadian Hydrographic Conference, Toronto, Canada, May 28-31, pp. 24

Gardner J.V., Hughes Clarke, J. E., Mayer, L. A., and Dartnell, P. 2003. Bathymetry and Acoustic Backscatter of the Mid and Outer Continental Shelf, Head of De Soto Canyon, Northeastern Gulf of Mexico - Data, Images, and GIS. USGS Open-File Report OF03-007.

2002

Hovland, M., Gardner, J.V., and Judd, A.G., 2002, The significance of pockmarks to understanding fluid flow processes and geohazards. Geofluids, v. 2, p. 127-136.

Gardner, J.V., 2002, The seafloor off greater Los Angeles: Visualizing gibabytes of data. American Geophysical Union. Eos Trans. AGU, 83, no. 47.

Elston, G. and Gardner, J.V., 2002, Lake Tahoe bottom characteristics extracted from SHOALS lidar waveform data and compared to backscatter data from a multibeam echosounder. American Geophysical Union Eos Trans. AGU, 83, no. 47.

Gardner, J.V., Dartnell, P., Mayer, L.A., and Hughes Clarke, J.E., in press, Geomorphology, acoustic backscatter, and processes in Santa Monica Bay from multibeam mapping. Marine Environmental Research, Spec. Issue.

Bohannon, R.G. and Gardner, J.V., in press, Submarine landslides of San Pedro Sea Valley, southwest of Long Beach, California, Marine Geology.

Reid, J.A., Jenkins, C.J., Field, M.E., Zimmerman, M. Williams, S.J., Currence, J.M., Box, C.kE., and Gardner, J.V., 2002, usSEABED: towards unifying knowledge of geological controls on benthic habitats. Symposium on effects of fishing activities on benthic habitats: Linking geology, biology, socioeconomics, and management, Tampa, Florida.

Barnes, P., Fleischer, G.W., Gardner, J.V., and Lee, K.M., 2002, Using laser technology to characterize substrate morphology of lake trout spawning habitat in northern lake Michigan. Symposium on effects of fishing activities on benthic habitats: Linking geology, biology, socioeconomics, and management, Tampa, Florida.

Gardner, James, V., Jonathan D. Beaudoin, John E. Hughes Clarke, and Peter Dartnell. 2002. Multibeam Mapping of Selected Areas of the Outer Continental Shelf, Northwestern Gulf of Mexico - Data, Images, and GIS. USGS Open-File Report OF02-411.

Beaudoin, Jonathan D., James V. Gardner, and John E. Hughes Clarke. 2002. RV Ocean Surveyor Cruise O-1-02-GM; Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter of selected areas of the outer continental shelf, Northwestern Gulf of Mexico. USGS Open-File Report OF02-410.

Gardner, James, V., John E. Hughes Clarke, and Larry A. Mayer, 2002. RV Moana Wave Cruise M-1-02-GM; Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter of the mid and outer contintental shelf, head of De Soto Canyon, Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. USGS Open-File Report OF02-396.

Carlson, Paul R.; Hooge, Philip; Cochrane, Guy; Stevenson, Andrew; Dartnell, Pete; Lee, Kristen. 2002. Multibeam bathymetry and selected perspective views of main part of Glacier Bay, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 02-391 (HTML)

Bacon, Charles, R., James V. Gardner, Larry A. Mayer, Mark Buktenica, Peter Dartnell, David W. Ramsey, and Joel E. Robinson. 2002. Morpholgy, volcanism, and mass wasting in Crater Lake, Oregon. GSA Bulletin, June 2002, vol. 114, no. 6, pp 675-692.

Gardner, James V., Peter Dartnell, J. Christopher Stone, Larry A. Mayer, and John E. Hughes Clarke. 2002. Bathymetry and selected perspective views offshore greater Los Angeles, California. USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4126. (1 map sheet).

Gardner James V., and Peter Dartnell, 2002. Multibeam Mapping of the Los Angeles, California Margin. USGS Open-File Report OF02-162.

Gardner James V., Peter Dartnell, and Kenneth J. Sulak 2002. Multibeam Mapping of the Pinnacles Region, Gulf of Mexico. USGS Open-File Report OF02-006.

Gardner James V., Peter Dartnell, and Kenneth J. Sulak 2002. Multibeam Mapping of the West Florida Shelf, Gulf of Mexico. USGS Open-File Report OF02-005.

2001

Gardner, J.V., van den Ameele, E.J., Gelfenbaum, G., Barnhardt, W., Lee, H. and Palmer, S., 2001, Mapping southern Puget Sound delta fronts after the 2001 Nisqually earthquake. EOS, v. 82, no. 42, p. 485-489.

Gardner, J.V., Dartnell, P., Sulak, K.J., Calder, B., and Hellequin, L., 2001, Physiography and Late Quaternary- Holocene processes of northeastern Gulf of Mexico outer continental shelf off Mississippi and Alabama. Gulf of Mexico Science, v. 19,

Gardner, J.V., Mayer, L.A., Hughes Clarke, J.E., Dartnell, P., and Sulak, K.J., 2001, Cruise Report; RV Moana Wave cruise M1-01-GM; the bathymetry and acoustic backscatter of the mid shelf to upper slope off Panama City, Florida, northeastern Gulf of Mexico; September 3, through October 12, 2001, Panama City, FL to Panama City, FL. USGS Open-File Report 01-448, 59 p

Gardner James V., and Peter Dartnell. 2001. 2000 Multibeam Sonar Survey of Crater Lake, Oregon: Data, GIS, Images, and Movies. USGS Digital Data Series, DDS-72

Gardner James V., E.J. van den Ameele, and Peter Dartnell. 2001. Multibeam mapping of the major deltas of southern Puget Sound, Washington. USGS Open-File Report OF01-266.

Gardner James V., Peter Dartnell, Laurent Hellequin, Charles R. Bacon, Larry Mayer, Mark W. Buktenica, and J. Christopher Stone. 2001. Bathymetry and selected perspective views of Crater Lake, OR. USGS Water Resources Investigation Report 01-4046. (2 map sheets).

Mayer, L., Fonseca, L., Ware, C., Paton, M., Gee, L., Gardner, J., and Orange, D., 2001, Interactive 3-D visualization and exploration of deepwater geohazards, Offshore Technology Conf., OTC 12955

2000

Torresan, Michael, E., and James V. Gardner. 2000. Acoustic mapping of the regional seafloor geology in and around Hawaiian ocean dredged-material disposal sites. USGS Open File Report 00-124

Gardner, James V., Kenneth J. Sulak, Peter Dartnell, Laurent Hellequin, Brian Calder, and Larry A. Mayer. 2000. Cruise Report RV Ocean Surveyor Cruise O-1-00-GM, The Bathymetry and Acoustic Backscatter of the Pinnacles Area, Northern Gulf of Mexico, USGS Open File Report 00-350. Metadata

Gardner, James V., Larry A. Mayer, and Mark Buktenica. 2000. Cruise Report RV Surf Surveyor Cruise S1-00-CL, Mapping the Bathymetry of Crater Lake, Oregon. USGS Open File Report 00-405. Metadata

Gardner, J.V., P. Dartnell, L.A. Mayer, J.E. Hughes Clarke, and J. Christopher Stone. 2000. Bathymetry and selected perspective views of Central San Francisco Bay, California. USGS Water Resources Investigation Report 00-4164. (2 map sheets).

Gardner, J.V., P. Dartnell, L.A. Mayer, and J.E. Hughes Clarke. 2000. Bathymetry and selected perspective views of sea floor North and West Maui, Hawaii. USGS Water Resources Investigations Report 00-4046. (2 map sheets)

Marlow, M.S., J.V. Gardner, W.R. Normark. 2000. Using high-resolution multibeam bathymetry to identify seafloor surface rupture along the Palos Verdes fault complex in offshore southern California. Geology, July, 2000, v. 28, no. 7; pp. 587-590. (680kb). PDF File.

Gardner, J.V., L.A. Mayer, and J.E. Hughes-Clarke. 2000. Morphology and Processes in Lake Tahoe (California-Nevada). GSA Bulletin. v. 112; no.5; pp. 736-746. (390kb). PDF File.

1999

Dartnell, Peter; Gardner, James V. 1999. Sea-floor images and data from multibeam surveys in San Francisco Bay, Southern California, Hawaii, the Gulf of Mexico, and Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada. USGS Data Series DD-55. CD-ROM

Gardner, J.V, J. E. Hughes Clarke, and L. A. Mayer. 1999. Cruise Report: RV Coastal Surveyor Cruise C-1-99-SC, Multibeam Mapping of the Long Beach, California, Continental Shelf. USGS Open File Report 99-360.

Field, M. E., J.V. Gardner, and D.B. Prior. 1999. Geometry and significance of stacked gullies on the northern California slope. Marine Geology. v. 154, pp 271-286.

Gardner, J.V., D.B. Prior, and M.E. Field, M. 1999, Humboldt Slide-a large shear-dominated retrogressive slope failure. Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 323-338.

Gardner, J.V., P. Dartnell, L.A. Mayer, and J.E. Hughes Clarke. 1999, Bathymetry and selected perspective views of Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada. USGS Water Resources Investigation Report 99-4043. (2 map sheets).

Gardner, J. V.; Dartnell, Peter; Mayer, L. A.; Clarke, J. H. 1999. Shaded-relief bathymetric and backscatter maps of Santa Monica Margin, California. USGS IMAP 2648 (2 map sheets)

Smith, J.L., J.C. Stone, T.G. Rowe, and J.V. Gardner. 1999, Selected hydrologic features of Lake Tahoe basin and surrounding area, California and Nevada, 1998. USGS Open-File Report 98-649. (1 map sheet)

1998

Bohannon, R.G., J.V. Gardner, R. Sliter, and W. Normark.1998, Seismic hazard potential of offshore Los Angeles basin based on high-resolution, multibeam bathymetry and close-spaced seismic-reflection profiles. abs. American Geophysical Union Fall Mtg. p. F818.

Clague, D.A., J.R. Reynolds N. Maher, G. Hatcher, W. Danforth, and J.V. Gardner. 1998, High-resolution Simrad EM300 multibeam surveys near the Hawaiian Islands: Canyons, reefs, and landslides. abs. American Geophysical Union Fall Mtg. p. F826

Dartnell, P., J.V. Gardner, L.A. Mayer, J.E. Hughes-Clarke. 1998, The continental shelf and slope off Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Newport, California: A high-resolution multibeam survey. abs. American Geophysical Union Fall Mtg. p. F827.

Field, M.E., J.V. Gardner, L.A. Mayer, J.E. Hughes-Clarke, and B. Benumof. 1998, High-resolution multibeam survey of the Insular shelf and slope of windward and southern Oahu, Hawai'i. . abs. American Geophysical Union Fall Mtg. p. F826,

Gardner, James, V., John E. Hughes-Clarke. 1998. Cruise Report; RV Ocean Alert Cruise, A1-98-HW. January 30 - February 23, 1998. USGS Open File Report: 98-212. PDF File. (340kb) Metadata

Gardner, James, V., Larry A. Mayer. 1998. Cruise Report; RV Ocean Alert Cruise A2-98-SC, Mapping the Sourthern Calirfornia Continental Margin. March 26 - April 11, 1998. USGS Open File Report: 98-475. PDF File. (430kb) Metadata

Gardner, J.V., L.A. Mayer, J.E. Hughes-Clarke, and A. Kleiner. 1998. High-resolution multibeam bathymetry of East and West Flower Gardens and Stetson Banks, Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Science. v. 16, no. 2, pp 131-143.

Gardner, J.V., L.A. Mayer, and J.E. Hughes-Clarke. 1998, Cruise Report RV Inland Surveyer Cruise IS-98, The bathymetry of Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada, US Geological Survey Open-File Rept. 98-509, 28p. PDF File (2.0mb) Metadata

Gardner, J.V., L.A. Mayer, and J.E. Hughes-Clarke. 1998. North Maui and Pailolo, Auau, and Kealaikahiku Channels (Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kohoolawe, Hawaii): A high-resolution multibeam survey. abs. American Geophysical Union Fall Mtg. p. F827.

Gardner, J.V., P.B. Butman, L.A. Mayer, and J.E. Hughes Clarke. 1998. Mapping U.S. Continental shelves. Sea Technology, v. 39, p. 10-17.

Hughes Clarke, J.E., J.V. Gardner, M. Torresan, and L.A. Mayer. 1998, The limit of spatial resolution achievable using a 30-kHz multibeam sonar: model predictions and field results. Ocean '98 IEEE OES Conference Proceedings, v. 3, p. 1823-1827.

Mayer, L.A., J.V. Gardner, and J.E. Hughes-Clarke. 1998. The continental shelf and slope off San Diego, California: A high-resolution multibeam survey. abs. American Geophysical Union Fall Mtg. P. F824-825.

Mayer, L.A., M. Paton, J.V. Gardner, and C. Ware. 1998, Interactive 3-D visualization of multibeam sonar and other data: Seeing is believing. abs. American Geophysical Union Fall Mtg. P. F818.

Torresan, M., J.V. Gardner, J.E. Hughes-Clarke, and L.A. Mayer. 1998, The southeast insular margin of Maui, Hawaii: A high-resolution multibeam survey, abs. American Geophysical Union Fall Mtg. p. F827.

1997

Dartnell, P. and J.V. Gardner. 1997. GIS in Santa Monica Bay. ESRI Map Book, Vol 13, p.31.

1996

Gardner, J.V., M.E. Field, and D.C. Twichell (editors). 1996, Geology of the U.S. Seafloor: The view from GLORIA, Cambridge Univ. Press, 566p.

 

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