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Barnard, P., O’Neill, A., Foxgrover, A., and Torresan, L., 2014, Coastal Storm Modeling System—CoSMoS: USGS webpage:

Barnard, P.L., van Ormondt, M., Erikson, L.H., Eshleman, J., Hapke, C., Ruggiero, P., Adams, P. N., and Foxgrover, A., 2014, Coastal Storm Modeling System: CoSMoS, Southern California 1.0, projected flooding hazards, USGS webpage:, doi:10.5066/F74B2ZB4

Buscombe, D., D.M. Rubin, J.R. Lacy, C.D. Storlazzi, G. Hatcher, H. Chezar, R. Wyland, and C.R. Sherwood, 2014, Autonomous bed-sediment imaging systems for revealing temporal variability of grain size: Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, v. 12, pp. 390–406, doi:10.4319/lom.2014.12.390

Cheriton, O.M., McPhee-Shaw, E.E., Shaw, W.J., Stanton, T.P., Bellingham, J.G., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2013, Suspended particulate layers and internal waves over the southern Monterey Bay continental shelf—An important control on shelf mud belts?: Journal of Geophysical Research—Oceans, doi:10.1002/2013JC009360

Cochran, S.A., Gibbs, A.E., and White D.J., 2014, Benthic habitat map of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Watershed Partnership Initiative Kāʻanapali priority study area and the State of Hawaiʻi Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area, west-central Maui, Hawaiʻi: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1129, 42 p.

Counihan, Timothy D., Waite, Ian R., Nilsen, Elena B., Hardiman, Jill M., Elias, Edwin, Gelfenbaum, Guy, and Zaugg, Steven D., 2014, A survey of benthic sediment contaminants in reaches of the Columbia River Estuary based on channel sedimentation characteristics: Science of The Total Environment, v. 484, pp. 331-343, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.013

Dartnell, P., Conrad, J.E., Ryan, H.F., Finlayson, D.P, 2014, Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter—outer mainland shelf and slope, Gulf of Santa Catalina, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 1094, 15 p.

Ferrario, Filippo, Beck, Michael W., Storlazzi, Curt D., Micheli, Fiorenza, Shepard, Christine C., and Airoldi, Laura., 2014, The effectiveness of coral reefs for coastal hazard risk reduction and adaptation: Nature Communications, 5:3794, doi:10.1038/ncomms4794 [download PDF]

Field, M.E., Storlazzi, C.D., Cacchione, D.A., Logan, J.B., Rubin, D.M., Wilson, P., and Black, K., 2014, Fine-grained sediment transport on a fringing coral reef flat as elucidated by sediment tracers and oceanographic measurements [abs.]: Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, February 23–28, 2014

Foxgrover, A.C., Finlayson, D.P., Jaffe, B.E., and Fregoso, T.A., 2014, Bathymetry and digital elevation models of Coyote Creek and Alviso Slough, south San Francisco Bay, California (ver. 2, March, 2014): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1315, 20 p., doi:10.3133/ofr20111315

Geist, E.L., and P.J. Lynett, 2014, Source processes for the probabilistic assessment of tsunami hazards: Oceanography 27(2):86–93, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2014.43

Geist, E.L., and Parsons, T., 2014, Undersampling power-law size distributions: Effect on the assessment of extreme natural hazards: Natural Hazards, 31 p., doi:10.1007/s11069-013-1024-0 [Download PDF (4.1 MB)]

Geist, Eric L., ten Brink, Uri S., and Gove, Matthew, 2014, A framework for the probabilistic analysis of meteotsunamis: Natural Hazards, doi:10.1007/s11069-014-1294-1

Hartwell, S.R., Wingfield, D.K., Allwardt, A.O., Lightsom, F.L., and Wong, F.L., 2014, Polygons of global undersea features for geographic searches (undersea_features.shp): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1040, 8 p., doi:10.3133/ofr20141040

Hein, J.R., and Koschinsky, A., 2014, 13.11—Deep-ocean ferromanganese crusts and nodules, in Elias, S.A., ed., Reference module in Earth systems and environmental sciences, from Holland, H., and Turekian, K., eds., Treatise on geochemistry (second edition): Oxford, Elsevier Ltd., v. 13, p. 273–291, doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-095975-7.01111-6

Lacy, J.R., Gladding, S., Brand, A., Collignon, A., and Stacey, M.S., 2014, Lateral baroclinic forcing enhances sediment transport from shallows to channel in an estuary: Estuaries and Coasts, 20 p., doi:10.1007/s12237-013-9748-3

Little, S.H., Sherman, D.M., Vance, D., and Hein, J.R., 2014, Molecular controls on Cu and Zn isotopic fractionation in Fe–Mn crusts: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 396, p. 213–222, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.04.021

Lorenson, T.D., Wong, F.L., Dartnell, P., and Sliter, R.W., 2014, Greenhouse gases generated from the anaerobic biodegradation of natural offshore asphalt seepages in southern California: Geo-Marine Letters, doi:10.1007/s00367-014-0359-1

MacVean, L. J., and J. R. Lacy, 2014, Interactions between waves, sediment, and turbulence on a shallow estuarine mudflat: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119, 1534–1553, doi:10.1002/2013JC009477

Miller, J.J., von Huene, R., and Ryan, H.F., 2014, The 1946 Unimak tsunami earthquake area—Revised tectonic structure in reprocessed seismic images and a suspect near-field tsunami source: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1024, 19 p., doi:10.3133/ofr20141024

Prouty, N.G., Roark, E.B., Koenig, A.E., Demopoulos, A.W.J., Batista, F.C., Kocar, B.D., Selby, D., McCarthy, M.D., and Mienis, F., 2014, Deep-sea coral record of human impact on watershed quality in the Mississippi River Basin: Global Biogeochemical Cycles, v. 28, i. 1, pages 29–43, doi:10.1002/2013GB004754

Prouty, Nancy G., Storlazzi, Curt D., McCutcheon, Amanda L., and Jenson, John W., 2014, Historic impact of watershed change and sedimentation to reefs along west-central Guam: Coral Reefs, v. 33, i. 3, p.p 733-749, doi:10.1007/s00338-014-1166-x

Schmidt, Katja, Michael Bau, James R. Hein, and Andrea Koschinsky, 2014, Fractionation of the geochemical twins Zr–Hf and Nb–Ta during scavenging from seawater by hydrogenetic ferromanganese crusts: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 140, pp. 468–487, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.05.036

Stevens, T., Paull, C.K., Ussler, W., III, McGann, Mary, Buylaert, J.-P., and Lundsten, E., 2014, The timing of sediment transport down Monterey Submarine Canyon, offshore California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 126, no. 1/2, p. 103–121, doi:10.1130/B30931.1

Storlazzi, C.D., Berkowitz, P., and Elias, E.P.L., 2014, The effects of sea-level rise on waves, run-up, and inundation on atolls [abs.]: Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, February 23–28, 2014

ten Brink, U.S., Chaytor, J.D., Geist, E.L., Brothers, D.S., and Andrews, B.D., 2014, Assessment of tsunami hazard to the U.S. Atlantic margin: Marine Geology, p. 31–54, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2014.02.011

Warrick, J.A., 2014, Eel River margin source-to-sink sediment budget: revisited: Marine Geology 351, 25-37, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2014.03.008

Warrick, J.A., 2014, Trend analyses with river sediment rating curves: Hydrological Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.10198

Warrick, J.A., J.D. Milliman, D.E. Walling, R.J. Wasson, J.P.M. Syvitski, and R.E. Aalto, 2014, Forum Comment: Earth is (mostly) flat: Apportionment of the flux of continental sediment over millennial time scales: Geology, v. 42, n. 1, p. 316, doi:10.1130/G34846C.1

Xu, J.P., O.E. Sequeiros, and M.A. Noble, 2014, Sediment concentrations, flow conditions, and downstream evolution of two turbidity currents, Monterey Canyon, USA: Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, vol. 89, 11-34, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2014.04.001

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