Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Publications

Accident Investigation Reports
Air Quality
Alabama
Archaeology
Assessments
Atlantic Region
Atlases
Barrier Islands
Beaches
Benthic Biology
Bibliographies
Birds-Migratory
Central Gulf of Mexico
Chemical Products
Chemosynthetic Communities
Corals
Current
Deepwater Communities
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
Discoveries
Ecology
Environmental Assessments
Environmental Impact Statements
Environmental Risks
Fish and Fishing
Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Facility (FPSO)
Florida
Flower Garden Banks
Geographic Information System
Geological & Geophysical Exploration
Geology
Gulf of Mexico
Habitats
History, Oil & Gas Industry
Hydrates
Hydrocarbons
Hypoxia
Impacts
Lease Sales
LNG Facilities
Louisiana
Maps and Charts - Offshore
Mariculture
Marine Biology
Marine Debris
Marine Mammals
Meteorology
Mississippi
Mississippi River
Modeling
Natural Gas
Nautical History
North Carolina
Northeastern Gulf of Mexico
Oil and Gas Activities  
Oil and Gas Fields
Oil Spills
Paleontology
Physical Oceanography
Pinnacle Trend
Pipelines
Platforms
Pollution
Proceedings
Produced Waters
Production
Recreation
Reserves
Reserves, Reservoirs, & Resources
Rigs-to-Reefs
Safety
Sand Mining
Sea Birds
Seagrasses
Sea Turtles
Sediments
Socioeconomics
Statistics
Synopses
Tar
Texas
Toxicity and Wastes
Transportation
Wetlands

ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORTS
Fate and Effects of a Spill of Synthetic-Based Drilling Fluid at Mississippi Canyon Block 778.  OCS Report MMS 2004-039.  Greg Boland, Carole Current, Mike Gravois, Margaret Metcalf, Elizabeth Peuler. (2004) 18 p. PDF Technical
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Investigation of Blowout, High Island Block A-368, OCS-G 2433, May 9, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Texas Coast. OCS Report MMS 2002-080. Ronald Lee Fowler, Stephen Martinez, James Hail, and Freddie Mosley. (2002) 15 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout and Fire, Eugene Island Block 284, OCS-G0991, Well A-13, March 1, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coats.  OCS Report MMS 2001-084.  Tom Basey, John McCarroll, Marty Rinaudo, and Buddy Stewart. (2001) 29 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout and Fire, Grand Isle Block 93, Well C-4ST, OCS-G 2628, August 8, 2002, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2003-023.  Jack Williams, Lynard Carter, and Steve Lucky.  (2003)  40 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout and Fire, Ship Shoal Block 354, OCS-G 15312, Well A-2, September 9, 1999, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-009.Leslie Monahan, Michael Saucier, David Dykes, and Joe Gordon. (2001) 35 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout Eugene Island, Block 28 Well No. 4, OCS-G 05479, December 03, 2007, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2008-049.  Randall Josey - Chair, David Stanley, Johnny Serrette, and Mark Hasenkampf. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 18 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout, Injuries, and Fatality, Brazos Block 417, OCS-G 22190, Well 1, July 13, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Texas Coast.  OCSReport MMS 2002-062.  John McCarroll, Lee Fowler, Suzanne Moore, and James Hail. (2002) 38 p. PDF    
Investigation of Blowout, Main Pass Block 91 Platform A, OCS-G14576, August 23, 2007, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2008-053.  Randall Josey - Chair, Russell Hoshman, Frank Patton and Robert Ranney. (2008)  20 p. PDF    
Investigation of Chevron Pipe Line Company Pipeline Leak, South Pass Block 38, September 29, 1998, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 99-0053. David M. Moore, Frank Torres, Mike Joseph, Buddy Sheets, and LCDR George Butler. (1999) 86 p. PDF    
Investigation of Crane Accident and Injury, South Timablier Block 185, OCS-G 1569, March 21, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-010. Jack Leezy, Freddie Mosely, & David Dykes. (2001) 31 p. PDF    
Investigation of Drillship Draw Works Failure, Atwater Valley Block 116, OCS-G 13206, October 22, 1999, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2000-084. David Dykes, David Trocquet, and Randall Josey. (2000) 33 p. PDF    
Investigation of Equipment Failure, Green Canyon Block 242, Well No. 1, OCS-G 21788, September 5, 2004, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2005-027.  Glenn Woltman, Ronald Fowler, Freddie Mosely, and David Nedorostek.  (2005)  31 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fall and Fatality, Main Pass Block 140, May 19, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-042. Frank Pausina, David Dykes, and Randall Josey. (2001) 13 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fall and  Fatality, Mississippi Canyon Block 109, August 16, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2000-089. Frank Pausina, David Dykes, and Charles Griffin. (2000) 23 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fall with Fatality, High Island Block A-368, OCS-G 02433, June 5, 2003, Gulf of Mexico off the Texas Coast. OCS Report MMS 2004-004. Frank Pausina, James Hail, Kathleen Wysocki. (2004) 13 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Accident Lift Boat-Coil Tubing P&A, Main Pass Block 98, Well No. 3, OCS-G 5694, August 12, 2005, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2007-045.  Jack Williams, Leslie Peterson and Kirk Malstrom. (2007) 37 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Accident North Padre Island Block 969, Platform JA, OCS-G 5953, 19 January 2008, Gulf of Mexico Off the Texas Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2009-008.  Lance Labiche- Chair, Sid Falk and Stephen Martinez.  (2008)  12 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Accident, V-Door Guide Post Failure, Chandeleur Block 31, Well No. 1, OCS-G 27214, July 18, 2006, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2008-016.  Jack Williams, Tom Perry, David Emilien, and Kevin Langlinais.  (2008)  28 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Accident, West Cameron Block 424, Well No. 1, OCS-G 24745, 7 April 2004, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2004-078. Jack Williams, Glenn Woltman, and Bill Olive. (2005) 27 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Fall from Rig Pollution Pan, Galveston Area Block 151, Well No. 6, OCS-G 15740, 28 January 2008, Gulf of Mexico Off the Texas Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2009-018.  Jack Williams – Chair, Tom Perry, Craig Pohler, and Glynn Breaux.  (2009)  29 p.   PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Fall Through "V" Door, South Pass Block 62, OCS-G 01294, June 15, 2002, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2002-075.  Jack Williams, Lynard Carter, and Stephen Lucky.  (2002)  23 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatal Rental Crane Support Brace Failure, Main Pass Block 255 "A" Platform, OCS-G 07825, May 5, 2002, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2002-076.  Jack Williams, Tom Machado, and Stephen P. Dessauer.  (2002)  35 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality from Falling Load, Main Pass Block 30, Well No. A-14 ST01, OCS-G 4903, 7 March 2009, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2009-042.  Glynn T. Breaux, Randy Josey and David Emilien.  (2009)  36 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality, Grand Isle Block 37, Platform Z, OCS 00392, February 28, 2006, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2006-070.  Randall Josey and Perry Jennings.  (2006) 13 p.   PDF    
Investigation of Fatality, Green Canyon Block 304, Well No. 1, OCS-G28066, 03 September 2009, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2010-025.  Glynn T. Breaux-Chair, Ben Coco, Josh Ladner, Jason Mathews.  U. S. Department of the Interior.  Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2010)  45 p.    PDF    
Investigation of Fatality, South Marsh Island Block 130, OCS-G 02280, December 6, 2003, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2004-046.  Frank Pausina, Marty Rinaudo, and Mark Malbrue.  (2004). 20 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality South Pass Area, South and East Additions, Block 90 Pipeline Right-of-Way OCS-G 26857, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2009-028.  Manny Gagliano- Chairman, Mark Malbrue, Melinda Mayes.  (2009) 34 p.  8 attachments.    PDF    
Investigation of Fatality, Pipe Rack Finger Failure and Fall, South Marsh Island Block 93, OCS-G 21618, October 13, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2002-059.  Buddy Stewart, Tom Basey, Johnny Serrette, Melinda Mayes.  (2002) 26 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fatality and Loss of Well Control High Island Block A466, Well No. B-11, OCS G-03242, February 20, 2006, Gulf of Mexico, Off the Texas Coast. OCS Report MMS 2007-037.  J. David Dykes - Chair, Richard Clingan, Jim Hail, and Frank Patton. (2007) 47 p. PDF    
Investigation of Fire, Fatality, and Injuries, Eugene Island Block 108, December 23, 1998, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 99-0067. Frank Pausina, Tom Basey, and Michael Hebert. (1999) 28 p. PDF    
Investigation of High Island Pipeline System Rupture Pipeline Segment No. 4879, Pipeline Right-of-way OCS-G 5200, Galveston Area Block A-5, 24 December 2006, Gulf of Mexico Off the Texas Coast. OCS Report MMS 2008-038.  Angie D. Gobert- Chair, Jarvis Outlaw and Craig Pohler.  (2008) p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, East Cameron Block 23, OCS-G 02853, February 17, 2004, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2004-075.  Frank Pausina, Glenn Woltman, Scott Mouton, and Michael Hebert.  (2004) 27 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, Eugene Island Block 277, Well A-3 BP, OCS-G 10744, 9 February 2004, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2005-007.  Jack Williams, John McCarroll, Tom Basey, and Glenn Woltmann. (2005) 48 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, Eugene Island Block 277, OCS-G 10744 Well A-4, July 6, 2001, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2002-040. Cliff Delouche, Tom Basey, & Marty Rinaudo. (2002) 20 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, Grand Isle Block 90, Well C-7ST, OCS-G 4003, November 14, 2002, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2003-068.  Jack Williams, Lynard Carter, and Randy Josey. (2003) 27 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, Eugene Island Block 107, Well B-1, OCS-G 15201, 8 March 2003, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2004-048. Jack Williams, Tom Basey, & Marty Rinaudo. (2004) 38 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, South Pelto Block 10, Well No. 10, OCS-G02925, 14 February 2008, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast..  OCS Report MMS 2008-054.  Jason Mathews - Chairman, Kelly Bouzigard and Bradley Hunter. Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2008) 16 pgs. 11 Attachments. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, South Timbalier Block 135, Well No. 6, OCS 0462, 1 December 2005, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2006-039. Glenn Woltman, Leslie Peterson, & Tom Perry. (2006) 25 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, South Timbalier Block 188, Well CA-3, OCS-G 1899, April 22, 2003, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2004-010.  Jack Williams, John McCarroll, Jerry Freeman.  (2004)  21 p. PDF    
Investigation of Loss of Well Control, South Timbalier Block 230, Well A-7, OCS-G 27169, 30 November 2005, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2006-047. John McCarroll, Joe Levine, Mark Malbrue, Freddie Mosely, Ben Coco. (2006) 14 p. PDF    
Investigation of Pipeline Leak, Stone Energy Corporation, Pipeline Segment No. 4582, Main Pass Area Block 288, 23 June 2008, Gulf of Mexico Off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2008-056. Angie D. Gobert - Chair, Frank Patton and Jack Williams.  2008.  14pgs and 4 attachments.   PDF    
Investigation of Riser Disconnect and Blowout, Mississippi Canyon Block 538, OCS-G 16614 Well #2, February 28, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-005. David Dykes, David Trocquet, and Randall Josey. 13 p. PDF    
Investigation of Riser Fatality, Mississippi Canyon Block 167, OCS-G 08801, September 8, 2000, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast. OCS Report MMS 2001-045. David Dykes and Tom Machado. (2001) 29 p. PDF    
Investigation of Riser Disconnect and Spill, Green Canyon Block 652, OCS-G 21810, July 5, 2005, Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana Coast.  OCS Report MMS 2006-058.  Glenn Woltman and Dr. Charles Smith. (2006) 28 p. PDF    
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AIR QUALITY
Air Quality and Dispersion Meteorology over the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Measurements, Analyses, & Syntheses (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-014. S.A. Hsu & B.W. Blanchard (2000). 188 p. PDF Technical
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Analysis of Ambient Pollutant Concentrations and Meteorological Conditions Affecting EPA Class I and II Areas in Southeastern Louisiana; Vol. I: Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 96-0062); Vol. II: Appendices (MMS 96-0063).S.A. Hsu. (1997) 137 and 355 p. PDF
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Boundary Layer Study in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-060.  Clinton P. MacDonald, Paul T. Roberts, Mark R. Lilly, Charley A. Knoderer, Dianne S. Miller & Steven R. Hanna.  (2004)  520 p. PDF Technical
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Cumulative Increment Analysis for the Breton National Wilderness Area.  OCS Study MMS 2008-058.  U. S Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, La.  N. J. M. Wheeler, S. B. Reid, K. J. Craig, J. R. Zielonka, D. R. Stauffer, and S. R. Hanna. 2008. 343 p.    PDF Technical
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Data Quality Control and Emissions Inventories of OCS Oil and Gas Production Activities in the Breton Area of the Gulf of Mexico; Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-071. Richard Billings and Darcy Wilson.  (2004) 79 p.    PDF Technical
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Emission Inventories of OCS Production and Development Activities in the Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2002-073.  Dana L. Coe, Courtney A. Gorin, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2003). CD-ROM.  PDF Technical
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Evaluation of NASA Aura's Data Products for Use in Air Quality Studies over the Gulf of Mexico. 2010-051. A Pour Biazar, R.T. McNider, Mike Newchurch, Lihua Wang, Yun Hee Park. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 2010, 82 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Five-Year Meteorological Datasets for CALMET/CALPUFF AND THE OCD5 Modeling of the Gulf of Mexico Region.  OCS MMS 2008-029.  Sharon g. Douglas and A. Belle Hudischewskyj.  (2008)  54 p.   PDF Technical
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Gulfwide Emission Inventory Study for the Regional Haze and Ozone Modeling Effort, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-072.  Darcy Wilson, Joseph Fanjoy, and Richard Billings.  (2004)  252 p. PDF Technical
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Meteorological and Wave Measurements for Improving Meteorological and Air Quality Modeling OCS Study BOEM 2013-01110. C. P. MacDonald, A. E. Ray, Paul T. Roberts, C.A. Knoderer, L. Bariteau, C. W. Fairall,, W. J. Gibson, J. E. Hare. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 102 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico; Final Performance Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-028. Vaisala Meteorological Systems, Inc., & Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2002) 114 p.   PDF Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico, Second Annual Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-009. Radian International LLC and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2000) 28 p. PDF Technical
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Satellite Data Assimilation into Meteorological/Air Quality Models. OCS Study 2010-050. A.Pour Biazar, R.T. McNider, S. Mackaro. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 70 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Synthesis, Analysis, and Integration of Meteorological and Air Quality Date for the Gulf of Mexico Region:  Volume I:  User's Manual for the Gulf of Mexico Air Quality Database (Version 1.0).  OCS Study MMS 2009-055.  B. Davis-Noland, J. Ward and J. Adlhoch. 2009. 78 p. Volume II: Technical Reference Manual for the Gulf of Mexico Air Quality Database.  OCS Study MMS 2009-056.  B. Davis-Noland, J. Ward, and J. Adlhoch. 2009, 49 p. Volume III:  Data Analysis.  OCS Study MMS 2009-057.  S. Douglas, J. Haney, A. Hudischewskyj, and Y. Wei.  2009. 265 p. Volume IV: CART Analysis of Modeling Episode Days.  OCS Sturdy MMS 2009-058.  S. Douglas, J. Haney and A. Hudischewskyj. 2009. 30 p., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. PDF
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User's Guide for the 2005 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2005); Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-070.  Darcy Wilson, Andy Blackard, Stephanie Finn, and Brian Boyer. (2004) 81 p. PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the 2008 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2008). OCS Study MMS 2007-068.  D. Wilson, and B. Boyer.  (2007) 88 p. PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the Breton Offshore Activities Data System (BOADS) for Air Quality, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-081. Dana L. Coe, Donna J. Ladner, Jeff D. Prouty, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2001) 73 p.and compact disc. PDF Technical
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Visibility and Atmospheric Dispersion Capability over the Northern Gulf of Mexico:  Estimations and Observations of Boundary Layer Parameters (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-008.  S.A. Hsu and B.W. Blanchard. (2005) 184 p. PDF Technical
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Year 2005 Gulfwide Emission Inventory Study. OCS Study MMS 2007-067. Darcy Wilson, Richard Billings, Regi Oommen & Roger Chang, 2007, 149 p. PDF Technical
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ALABAMA
Air Quality and Dispersion Meteorology over the Northeastern Gulf ofMexico: Measurements, Analyses, and Syntheses (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-014. S.A. Hsu & B.W. Blanchard (2000).188 p. PDF Technical
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Benefits and Burdens of OCS Activities on States, Labor Market Areas, Coastal Counties, and Selected Communities.  OCS Study MMS 2008-052.  John S. Petterson, Edward Glazier, Laura Stanley, Carson Mencken, Karl Eschback, Patrick Moore, and Pamela Goode.  2008.  470 p.   PDF Technical
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Coastal Alabama Offshore Natural Gas Economic Projection Model. OCS Study MMS 2000-065. Jason R. Plater. (2002) 22 p. and one CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Data Quality Control and Emissions Inventories of OCS Oil and Gas Production Activities in the Breton Area of the Gulf of Mexico; Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-071.  Richard Billings and Darcy Wilson. (2004) 79 p.    PDF Technical
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DeSoto Canyon Eddy Intrusion Study, Final Report; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-079) and Vol. II, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 2000-080). Thomas J. Berger, Peter Hamilton, James J. Singer, Evans Waddell, James H. Churchill, Robert R. Leben, Thomas N. Lee, and Wilton Sturges. (2001) 41 p. & 275 p. PDF
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Economic Effects of Coastal Alabama and Destin Dome Offshore Natural Gas Exploration, Development, and Production. OCS Study MMS 2000-044. Jason R. Plater, Jaqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade, and Robert T. Mott. (2000) 199 + xi p. PDF Technical
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Exploration Activities in the Eastern Sale Area: Eastern Planning Area, Gulf of Mexico OCS Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-008.  MMS GOM Region.  (2003)  202 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181, Eastern Planning Area, Draft Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIA/EA MMS 2000-077. MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 608 + xxvii p.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181, Eastern Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement.  OCS EIS/EA 2001-051.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region.  (2001) 914 p. in two volumes.         
History of Coastal Alabama Natural Gas Exploration and Development: Final Report. MMS 99-0031. William W. Wade, Jason R. Plater, and Jacqueline Q. Kelley. (1999) 189 p. PDF Technical
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"An Informational Brochure on Proposed Lease Sale 181 in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico." MMS 2000-088. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 4 p. PDF    
Mississippi/Alabama Pinnacle Trend Ecosystem Monitoring, Final Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-080. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., and Texas A&M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. (2001) 446 p. PDF Technical
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Northeastern Gulf of Mexico Chemical Oceanography and Hydrography Study, Annual Report: Year 3. OCS Study MMS 2000-078. Ann E. Jochens and Worth D. Nowlin, Jr. (2000) 73 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Physical/Biological Oceanographic Integration Workshop for the DeSoto Canyon and Adjacent Shelf, October 19-21, 1999. OCS Study MMS 2000-074. William W. Schroeder and Carolyn F. Wood, eds. (2001) 157 p. PDF Technical
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Proposed OCS Lease Sale 182, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-097. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 52 p. PDF Technical
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Social and Economic Consequences of Onshore OCS-Related Activities in Coastal Alabama: Final Baseline Report; Economic Baseline of the Alabama Coastal Region. MMS 98-0046. Jacqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade. (1999) 102 p.   PDF Technical
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Socioeconomic Baseline Study for the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report: Description of the Dataset, 1930-1990 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-054. Natsumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann. (2002) Compact disc.   PDF Technical
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ARCHAEOLOGY
Archaeological Analysis of Submerged Sites on the Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf OCS Study BOEM 2013-011110. A. Evans, M. Keith, E. Voisin, P. Hesp, G. Cook, M., Allison, G. de Silva, E. Swanson. (2013) 415 p.   PDF Technical
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Archaeological and Biological Analysis of World War II Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico Artificial Reef Effect in Deep Water. OCS MMS 2007-015. R. Church, D. Warren, R. Cullimore, L. Johnston, W. Schroeder, W. Patterson, T. Shirley, M. Kilgour, N. Morris, and J. Moore. (2007) 363 p.   PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Archaeological Damage from Offshore Dredging:  Recommendations for Pre-operational Surveys and Mitigation During Dredging to Avoid Adverse Impacts.  OCS Study MMS 2004-005 (2004)  PDF   Technical
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Archaeological Excavation of the Mardi Gras Shipwreck (16GM01), Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope. OCS Report MMS 2008-037. Ben Ford, Amy Borgens, William Bryant, Dawn Marshall, Peter Hitchcock, Cesar Arias, & Donny Hamilton. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 313 p. PDF    
Archaeological Investigations on the Outer Continental Shelf: A Study Within the Sabine River Valley, Offshore Louisiana and Texas. Charles E. Person, David B. Kelly, Richard A. Weinstein, Sherwood M. Gagliano. Coastal Environments, Inc.  OCS Study MMS 86-0119 (1986) PDF    
Archaeology on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf: A Compendium of Studies. Prepared and published by MMS Gulf of Mexico Region Study, by Richard J. Anuskiewicz and John R. Greene. Prepared for First Joint Archaeological Congress, Baltimore, Maryland. (1989) PDF    
Archival Investigations for Potential Colonial-Era Shipwrecks in Ultra-Deep Water within the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-004. Krivor, Michael C., John de Bry, Nicholas J. Linville, and Debra J. Wells (2011). 290 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Cultural Resources Evaluation of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Volumes 1-2. Sherwood M. Gagliano. Coastal Environments, Inc. Prepared for Bureau of Land Management (now the MMS) and Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, National Park Service. (1977) PDF
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Cultural Resource Survey of the Continental Shelf from Cape Hatteras to Key West. Volume I:  Introduction and Physical Environment, Volume II:  Prehistoric Archaeology, Volume III:  Shipwreck Archaeology and Remote Sensing Technology, and Volume IV:  Conclusions and Recommendations PDF
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An Eighteenth-Century Ballast Pile Site, Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: An Instrumental and Archaeological Study (OCS Study MMS 89-0092). Ervan G. Garrison, Charles P. Giammona, James Jobling, Anthony R. Tripp, Eri N. Weinstein, and Gary A. Wolff (1989). 95 p. PDF    
Evaluation of Visual Impact on Cultural Resources/Historic Properties: North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Florida Straits.  OCS Study BOEM 2012-006 and 007.  John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA), Joel I. Klein, Matthew D. Harris, W. Matthew Tankersley, Richard Meyer, Greg C. Smith, William J. Chadwick.  U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2012, Volume I: Technical Report of Findings 24 p. and Volume II Appendices 684 p., Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF
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Historic Shipwrecks and Magnetic Anomalies of the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Reevaluation of Archaeological Resources Management Zone 1. by Ervan. G. Garrison. Charles P. Giammona, Frank J. Kelly, Anthony R. Tripp, and Gary A. Wolf. OCS Study MMS 89-0023, MMS 89-0024, MMS 89-0025. (1989)  PDF
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Impact of Recent Hurricane Activity on Historic Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Study 2011-003. Robert Gearhart II, Doug Jones, Amy Borgens, Sara Laurence, Todd DeMunda, Julie Shipp., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 202 p. PDF Technical Announcment Technical Summary
Inventory and Analysis of Archaeological Site Occurrence on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.  OCS Study BOEM 2012-008.  Prepared under BOEM Contract by TRC Environmental Corporation. 2012, 349 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Mica Shipwreck Project:  Deepwater Archaeological Investigation of a 19th Century Shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2006-072.  A.D. Atauz, W. Bryant, T. Jones, B. Phaneuf. (2006) 140 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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MMS Seafloor Monitoring Project: First Annual Technical Report, 1997 Field Season. OCS Study MMS 99-0014. Jack B. Irion and Richard J. Anuskiewicz, comps. (1999) 41 p. + 22 p. apps. PDF Technical
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Refining and Revising the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Region High-Probability Model for Historic Shipwrecks, Final Report; Volume I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2003-060); Volume II: Technical Narrative (MMS 2003-061); Volume III: Appendices (MMS 2003-062).  Charles E. Pearson, Stephen R. James, Jr., Michael C. Krivor, S. Dean El Darragi, and Lori Cunningham.  (2004)  13, 338, and 138 p. PDF
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Shipwreck Research in the New Orleans Notarial Archives. OCS Study 2011-040. John K. Rawls, Dayna Bowker Lee. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 694 p. PDF Techncial Announcement   Technical Summary
Spatial data analysis of artifacts redeposited by coastal erosion: A case study of McFaddin Beach, Texas. M.J. Stright, E.M. Lear, and J.F. Bennett.  U.S. DOI. 2 vol. OCS Study MMS 99-0068  (1999)   PDF
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Study to Conduct National Register of Historic Places Evaluations of Submerged Sites on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Study MMS 2006-036. Jeffrey M. Enright, Robert Gearhart II, Doug Jones, Jenna Enright. (2006) 164 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Summary and Analysis of Cultural Resources Information on the Continental Shelf from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras, Final Report. Volume I:  Physical Environment, Volume II:  Archaeology and Paleontology, Volume III:  Historic Shipping, and Volume IV:  Management PDF
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Viosca Knoll Wreck:  Discovery and Investigation of an Early Nineteenth-Century Wooden Sailing Vessel in 2,000 Feet of Water. OCS Study MMS 2008-018.  Robert A. Church and Daniel J. Warren. (2008)  41 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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ASSESSMENTS
Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1995.    OCS Report MMS 99-0034.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region. (1999) CD-ROM in ArcView GIS format, Icon Author interactive multimedia format, and Adobe PDF format.   PDF Technical
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Assessment of Historical, Social, and Economic Impacts of OCS Development on Gulf Coast Communities.  Vol. I:  Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2001-026); Vol. II:  Narrative Report (OCS Study MMS 2001-027).  Barbara Wallace, James Kirkley, Thomas McGuire, Diane Austin, and David Goldfield.  (2001)  12 and 520 + xxii p. PDF
2001-026
2001-027
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Assessment of Marginal Production in the Gulf of Mexico and Lost Production from Early Decommissioning.  OCS Study MMS 2010-007.  Mark J. Kaiser, Yunke Yu, and Allan G. Pulsipher.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 194 p. PDF Technical
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Cooperative Research to Study Dive Patters of Sperm Whales in the Atlantic Ocean. OCS MMS 2007-033. Debra Palka & Mark Johnson (2007) 40 p. PDF Technical
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Evaluation of Oil and Gas Platforms on the Louisiana Continental Shelf for Organisms with Biotechnology Potential.  OCS Study MMS 2009-059. L. Rouse.  2009.  xi + 53 p. PDF Technical
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Labor Needs Survey, Volume I: Technical Report, Volume II: Survey Instruments. OCS Study MMS 2008-050 and 051. ICF Consulting. U. S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2008. 85 p. PDF
2008-050
2008-051
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Post-Hurricane Assessment at the East Flower Garden Bank Long-Term Monitoring Site: November 2005.  OCS Study MMS 2008-019.  William Precht, Richard Aronson, Kenneth Deslarzes, Martha Robbart, Beth Zimmer, and Leslie Duncan.  (2008)  39 pgs + appendices.   PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 4.  Evaluation of Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corporation's Document, N-7045, Nansen Project, East Breaks, Blocks 602 and 646.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-075.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2001) 184 + xxv p. PDF    
2000 Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-087. Gary L. Lore, David A. Marin, Eric C. Batchelder, William C. Courtwright, Richard P.Desselles, Jr., and Ralph J. Klazynski.  (2001) CD-ROM.     Technical
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ATLANTIC REGION
Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf, as of January 1, 1995. OCS Report MMS 99-0034.  PDF    
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf, Georges Bank; Compilation of Continental Offshore Stratigraphic Test (COST) and Industry Exploration Drilling, 1976-1982. OCS Report MMS 2000-040. Gary M. Edson, Donald L. Olson, and Andrew J. Petty, eds. (2002) CD-ROM.    Technical
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2000 Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1999.  OCS Report MMS 2001-087.  Gary L. Lore, David A. Marin, Eric C. Batchelder, William C. Courtwright, Richard P.Desselles, Jr., and Ralph J. Klazynski.  (2001) CD-ROM.  Gary L. Lore, Katherine M. Ross, Barbara J. Bascle, Lesley D. Nixon, and Ralph J. Klazynski. (1999) CD-ROM.      Technical
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Boating Uses, Economic Significance, and Information Inventory for North Carolina's Offshore Area, "The Point":  Vol. I: Characterization of Recreational and Commercial Fisheries; Vol. II: Economic Analysis of "The Point" and Adjacent Counties: Baseline Information, Valuation and Potential Impacts; Vol. III:  Data Inventory Related to the Hatteras Middle Slope Bibliography.  OCS Study MMS 2002-044, 2002-045, 2002-046.  Vol. I:  Mac Currin and Steve Ross; Vol. II: Raymond B. Palmquist, Peter W. Schumann, Jeffrey A. Michael; Vol. III:  Steve W. Ross, Ernst F. Aschenbach III, and Jacques Ott, comps.  (2002)  CD-ROM.  PDF
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EcoSpatial Information Database: U.S. Atlantic Region OCS Study BOEM 2014-058. K. Madsen, B. Zimmer, B. Fritze, L. Manzello, K. Metzger. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 281 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Energy Market and Infrastructure Information for Evaluating Renewale Energy Projects for the Atlantic and Pacific OCS Regions Volume I:  Technical Report Volume II:  Appendices.  OCS Study BOEM 2013-0113 Eastern Research Group.  U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2013) Volume I 310 pp.  Volume II - Appendices 96 pp.  Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.
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Evaluation of Visual Impact on Cultural Resources/Historic Properties: North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Florida Straits.  OCS Study BOEM 2012-006 and 007.  John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA), Joel I. Klein, Matthew D. Harris, W. Matthew Tankersley, Richard Meyer, Greg C. Smith, William J. Chadwick.  U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2012, Volume I: Technical Report of Findings 24 p. and Volume II Appendices 684 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF
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ATLASES
Atlas of Gulf of Mexico Gas and Oil Sands as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-086. Barbara J. Bascle, Lesley D. Nixon, and Katherine M. Ross. (2001) CD-ROM.  PDF Technical
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BARRIER ISLANDS
Wave Climate and Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics with Implications for Offshore Sand Mining and Barrier Island Replenishment in South-Central Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-053. Gregory W. Stone (2002) Compact Disc.   PDF  Technical
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BEACHES
Marine Debris Point Source Investigation, Padre Island National Seashore, March 1994 - September 1995. OCS Study MMS 96-0023. John E. Miller and Darrell L. Echols (1996) 31 p. PDF Technical
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BENTHIC BIOLOGY
Chemistry in the Gulf of Mexico: A Teacher's Companion. OCS Report MMS 2001-066. Mary C. Boatman. (2001) 21 p. PDF Technical
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The Deep Sea Gulf of Mexico: An Overview and Guide. OCS Study MMS 2001-065. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole, and Larry R. Martin. (2001) 28 p. and CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 + xxii p. (Vol. I) and 287 p. (Vol. II). PDF
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Deepwater Program: Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Habitats and Benthic Ecology; Interim Report – Year 2.  OCS Study MMS 2002-063.  Gilbert T. Rowe and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II. (2002) 138 p. PDF Technical
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Development and Application of a Sublethal Toxicity Test to PAH Using Marine Harpacticoid Copepods (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 99-0001. John W. Fleeger and Guilhume R. Lotufo. (1999) 38 p. PDF Technical
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Ecology of Live Bottom Habitats of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: A Community Profile. OCS Study MMS 99-0004. M.J. Thompson, W.W. Schroeder, and N.W. Phillips. (1999) 74 p. PDF Technical
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Ecosystem Analysis of the Louisiana Bight and Adjacent Shelf Environments; Vol. I: The Fate of Organic Matter and Nutrients in the Sediments of the Louisiana Bight (OCS Study MMS 96-0055); Vol. II: Bibliography of Ecological Studies (MMS 96-0057).Robert R. Twilley (Vols. I and II) and Brent A. McKee (Vol. II). (1997) 124 and 129 p. PDF
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Effects of Oil and Gas Development:  A Current Awareness Bibliography.  OCS Study MMS 2000-083.  S. Bonvillain, D. Rice, J. Conover, and Q. Dortch, comps.  (2001)  72 p. Limited quantity.  PDF     
Effects of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development at Selected Continental Slope Sites in the Gulf of Mexico; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2006-044); Vol II., Technical Report (MMS 2006-045), and Vol. III, Appendices (MMS 2006-046). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2006) 45, 595, and 931 p. PDF
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Environmental Impacts of Synthetic Based Drilling Fluids. OCS Study MMS 2000-064. J.M. Neff, S. McKelvie, and R.C. Ayers, Jr. (2000) 121 p. PDF Technical
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Fate and Effects of Barium and Radium-Rich Fluid Emissions from Hydrocarbon Seeps on the Benthic Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico Offshore Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 2001-004. Paul Aharon, Dan Van Gent, Baoshun Fu, L. Max Scott. (2001) 141 p. PDF   Technical
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Historical Reconstruction of the Contaminant Loading and Biological Responses in the Central Gulf of Mexico Shelf Sediments (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2003-063.  R. Eugene Turner, Edward B. Overton, Nancy N. Rabalais, and Barun K. Sep Gupta, eds.  (2003)  129 p.
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How Does Produced Water Cause a Reduction in the Genetic Diversity of Harpacticoid Copepods? Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-078. John W. Fleeger, David W. Foltz, Axayácatl Rocha-Olivares. (2001) 35 p. PDF Technical
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Improved Geohazards and Bentic Habitat Evaluations:  Digital Acoustic Data with Ground Truth Calibrations (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2001-050.  Harry H. Roberts.  (2001)  164 p. PDF Technical
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Incorporation of Gulf of Mexico Benthic Survey Data into the Ocean Biogeographic Information System. OCS Study MMS 2007-030.   Robert S. Carney.  (2007)  21 p. PDF Technical
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Influence of Hypoxia on the Interpretation of Effects of Petroleum Production Activities. (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0022. Nancy M. Rabalais, Lorene E. Smith, Edward B. Overton, and Anne L. Zoeller. (1993) 158 p. PDF      Technical
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Management Applicability of Contemporary Deep-Sea Ecology and Reevaluation of Gulf of Mexico Studies (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-095. Robert S. Carney. (2001) 174 p. PDF Technical
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Mixtures of Metals and Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons May Elicit Complex, Nonadditive Toxicological Interactions. OCS StudyMMS 2007-019.  John W. Fleeger, Sidney J. Marlborough, Kurt A. Gust, Kevin R. Carman, Soroya Silva.  (2007) 32 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Habitats and Benthic Ecology Study:  Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2009-039.  Gilbert T. Rowe and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II.  (2009)  456 p. PDF   Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Preparation of an Interactive Key for Northern Gulf of Mexico Polychaete Taxonomy Employing the DELTA/INTKEY System, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2003-065.  R.S. Carney.  (2003)  39 p. on compact disc. PDF Technical
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Post-Hurricane Assessment of Sensitive Habitats of the Flower Garden Banks Vicinity. OCS Study MMS 2009-032. M. L. Robbart, R. B. Aronson, K. J. p.Deslarzes, W. F. Precht, L. Duncan, B. Zimmer T. DeMunda. (2009) 160 p. PDF Technical
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Selected Aspects of the Ecology of the Continental Slope Fauna of the Gulf of Mexico:  A Synopsis of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Study, 1983-1988.  OCS Study MMS 2003-072.  Benny J. Galaway, John G. Cole, Robert G. Fechholm.  (2003)  44 p. PDF Technical
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Stability and Change in Gulf of Mexico Chemosynthetic Communities; Vol. I: Executive Summary; Vol. II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-035 and 2002-036. Ian R. MacDonald, editor. (2002) 2 compact discs. PDF
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BIBLIOGRAPHIES
Annotated Bibliography of the Potential Environmental Impacts of Chlorination and Disinfection Byproducts Relevant to Offshore Liquefied Natural Gas Port Facilities. OCS MMS 2006-071. Richard F. Shaw & Kevin W. Baggett. (2006) 111 p. PDF Technical
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Bibliography: Scientific Journal Articles Based on MMS Environmental Research. OCS Statistical Report MMS 93-0069. Michele Tetley and Kenyon Wells. (1993) 312 p       
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 + xxii p. (Vol. I) and 287 p. (Vol. II). PDF
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Effects of Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography, 2000-2004 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-019. John Conover and Shanna Duhon, comps. (2005) 245 p. PDF Technical
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Marine and Coastal Fishes Subject to Impingement by Cooling-Water Intake Systems in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: An Annotated Bibliography. OCS Report MMS 2003-040. Fernando Martinez-Andrade and Donald M. Baltz.  (2003)  113 p. on compact disc. PDF  Technical
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BIOREMEDIATION
Survival of a Hydrogen-Utilizing Bacterium when Introduced into Native and Foreign Environments (Coastal Marine Institute).OCS Study MMS 2001-094. Paul A. LaRock and Lisa S. Donovan. (2002) 52 p.  PDF  Technical
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BIRDS - MIGRATORY
Interactions Between Migrating Birds and Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-009. Robert W. Russell, ed. (2005) 325 p.  PDF  Technical Announcement  Technical
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CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO
Foraminiferal Communities of Bathyal Hydrocarbon Seeps, Northern Gulf of Mexico: A Taxonomic, Ecologic, and Geologic Study. OCS study MMS 2009-013.  Sen Gupta, B.K., M.K. Lobegeier, and L.E.Smith.  (2009)  373 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Full-Water Column Current Observations in the Central Gulf of Mexico, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2007-022.  J. Sheinbaum, A. Badan, J. Ochoa. J. Candela, D. Rivas and J. I. Gonzalez.  2007.  58 p. PDF  Technical
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Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)-Related Pipelines and Navigation Canals in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico: Relative Impacts on Wetland Habitats and Effectiveness of Mitigation. OCS Study MMS 2009-048. James B. Johnston, Donald R. Cahoon and Megan K. La Peyre. (2009) 200 p. PDF Technical
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CHEMICAL PRODUCTS
Deepwater Program: Literature Review, Environmental Risks of Chemical Products Used in Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Oil and Gas Operations; Vol. I: Technical Report; Vol. II: Appendices. OCS Study MMS 2001-011 and 2001-012. Paul Boehm, David Turton, Amar Rval, Dan Candle, Deborah French, Nancy Rabalais, Robert Spies, and Jay Johnson. (2001) 325 and 370 p. PDF
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Management of the MMS-LSU Coastal Marine Institute: A Report of the First Six Years, 1992-1998; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-062.Robert S. Carney, comp. (2001) PDF   Technical
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Study of Barite Solubility and the Release of Trace Components to the Marine Environment. OCS Study MMS 2007-061.  E. Crecelius, J. Trefry, J. McKinley, B.Lasorsa and R. Trocine. (2007) 175 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
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CHEMOSYNTHETIC COMMUNITIES
The Deep Sea Gulf of Mexico: An Overview and Guide. OCS Study MMS 2001-065. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole, and Larry R. Martin. (2001) 28 p. and CD-ROM.   PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 + xxii p. (Vol. I) and 287 p. (Vol. II). PDF
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Foraminiferal Communities of Bathyal Hydrocarbon Seeps, Northern Gulf of Mexico: A Taxonomic, Ecologic, and Geologic Study. OCS study MMS 2009-013.  Sen Gupta, B.K., M.K. Lobegeier, and L.E.Smith. (2009) 373 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of Mexico, Interim Report 1.  OCS Study MMS 2008-009.  James Brooks, Charles Fisher, Harry Roberts, Bernie Bernard, Ian MacDonald, Robert Carney, Samantha Joye, Erik Cordes, Gary Wolff, and Elizabeth Goehring.  (2008)  332 p. PDF Technical
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Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of Mexico, Interim Report 2. OCS Report MMS 2009-046.  J. M. Brooks, C. Fisher, H. Roberts, B. Bernard, I. MacDonald, R. Carney, S. Joye, E. Cordes, G. Wolff, and E. Goehring., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009). 360 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Improved Geohazards and Bentic Habitat Evaluations:  Digital Acoustic Data with Ground Truth Calibrations (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-050.  Harry H. Roberts. (2001) 164 p. PDF Technical
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Management Applicability of Contemporary Deep-Sea Ecology and Reevaluation of Gulf of Mexico Studies (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-095. Robert S. Carney. (2001) 174 p. PDF Technical
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Stability and Change in Gulf of Mexico Chemosynthetic Communities; Vol. I: Executive Summary; Vol. II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-035 and 2002-036. Ian R. MacDonald, editor. (2002) 2 compact discs.  PDF
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CORALS
Characterization of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Hard-Bottom Communities with Emphasis on Lophelia Coral. OCS Study MMS 2007-044.  CSA International, Inc. (2007)  169p + app. PDF Technical
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Corals on Oil and Gas Platforms Near the Flower Garden Banks: Population Characteristics, Recruitment, and Genetic Affinity. OCS Study BOEM 2013-216. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 106 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Coral Distribution and Abundance on Active Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and Decommissioned Rigs-to-Reefs Platforms OCS Study BOEM 2013-217. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 45 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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Determining the Geographical Distribution, and Genetic Affinities of Corals on Offshore Platforms, Northern Gulf of Mexico OCS Study BOEM 2014-011. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 75 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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Effects of Depth, Location, and Habitat Type on Relative Abundance and Species Composition of Fishes Associated with Petroleum Platforms and Sonnier Bank in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2006-037. Charles A. Wilson, Mark W. Miller, Yvonne C. Allen, Kevin M. Boswell, and David L. Nieland, editors. (2006) 85 p. PDF Technical
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Executive Summary: 3rd International Deep-Sea Coral Symposium in Miami. OCS Study MMS 2008-024. Prof. Robert Y. George PH D. (2008) 34 p. PDF Technical
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Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard-Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks- "Lophelia II" Interim Report. OCS Study BOEM 2012-106. James Brooks, Charles Fisher, Erik Cordes, Lliana Baums, Bernie Bernard, Robert Church, Peter Etnoyer, Chris German, Elizabeth Goehring, Ian MacDonald, Harry Roberts, Tim Shank, Dan Warren, Susan Welsh, & TDI-Brooks International Inc. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 128 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
The Flower Garden Banks (Northwest Gulf of Mexico): Environmental Characteristics and Human Interaction. OCS Study MMS 98-0010. Kenneth J.P. Deslarzes, ed. (1998) 100 p. PDF    
Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 2004-2008. OCS Study 2010-052. Volume: I Technical Report. Beth Zimmer, Leslie Duncan, Richard B. Aronson, Kenneth J.P. Deslarzes, Donald R. Deis, Martha L. Robbart, William F. Precht, Les Kaufman, Burton Shank, Ernesto Weil, Jennifer field, David J. Evans, Leslie Whaylen. Volume II: Appendices. U.S. Department of the Interior, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 310 p. PDF
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 2004-2005, Interim Report. Volume I: Technical Report and Volume II: Appendices. OCS Study MMS 2008-027 and MMS 2008-028. William Precht, Richard Aronson, Kenneth Deslarzes, Martha Robbart, David Evans, Beth Zimmer and Leslie Duncan. (2008) Volume I -123 p. Volume II -1,330 p. PDF
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks. OCS Study MMS 96-0046. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (1997) 95 p. PDF   Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring of the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 1996-1997. OCS Study MMS 99-0005. Quentin R. Dokken, Ian R. MacDonald, John W. Tunnell, Jr., Carl R. Beaver, Gregory S. Boland, and Derek K. Hagman. (1999) 101 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 1998-1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-101. Quenton R. Dokken, Ian R. MacDonald, John W. Tunnell, Jr., Terry Wade, Carl R. Beaver, Susan A. Childs, Kim Withers, Thomas W. Bates. (2002) 119 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 1998-2001, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-031. Quentin R. Dokken et al. (2003) 89 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 2009-2010. Volume 1: Technical Report. OCS Study BOEM 2013-214. 202 pp, and Volume 2: Appendices. OCS Study BOEM 2013-215. 372 pp. M. A. Johnston, M. F. Nuttall, R. J. Eckert, J. A. Embesi, N. C. Slowey, E. L. Hickerson, G. P. Schmahl. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA.Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.
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Lophelia Reef Megafaunal Community Structure, Biotopes, Genetics, Microbial Ecology, and Geology (2004-2006). OCS Study MMS 2008-015. K. J. Sulak, M. T. Randall, K. E. Luke, A. D. Norem and J. M. Miler., U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Minerals Management Service (MMS). PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower GardenBanks National Marine Sanctuary, 2002-2003, Final Report. OCS Report MMS 2006-035. William F. Precht, Richard B. Aronson, Kenneth J. P. Deslarzes, Martha L. Robbart, Thaddeus J. T. Murdoch, Adam Gelber, David J. Evans, Bob Gearheart, Beth Zimmer. (2006) 182 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Post-Hurricane Assessment at the East Flower Garden Bank Long-Term Monitoring Site: November 2005. OCS Study MMS 2008-019. William Precht, Richard Aronson, Kenneth Deslarzes, Martha Robbart, Beth Zimmer, and Leslie Duncan. (2008) 39 p. + appendices. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of Lophelia pertusaand Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sitesin the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2007-035. William W. Schroeder. (2007)  49 p.  PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
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CURRENT
Analysis of Ocean Current Data from Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Platforms. OCS Study BOEM 2014-040. Chunyan Li and Lawrence J. Rouse, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 141 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Full-Water Column Current Observations in the Central Gulf of Mexico, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2007-022.  J. Sheinbaum, A. Badan, J. Ochoa. J. Candela, D. Rivas and J. I. Gonzalez.  2007.  58 p. PDF Technical
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Full-Water Column Current Observations in the Western Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2010-044. J. Sheinbaum, J. Ochoa, J. Candela, A. Badan. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 108 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technial Summary
Literature Synthesis for the North and Central Atlantic Ocean. OCS Study  2011-012. Bruce Kaplan. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 447 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Low-Frequency Variability of Currents in the Deepwater Eastern Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2010-015.  K. L. Cole and S. F. Di Marco. U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  2009. 136 p. PDF Technical Announcement   
Modeling Waves and Currents Produced by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. OCS Study MMS 2009-060.  Lie-Yauw Oey and Dong-Ping Wang.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service.  (2009)  xviii + 135 p. PDF Technical
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Observation of the Deepwater Manifestation of the Loop Current and Loop Current Rings in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2009-050.  S. E. Welsh, M. Inoue, L. J. Rouse, Jr., and E. Weeks.  U. S. Department of Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009) 110 p. PDF Technical
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Quality Control and Analysis of Acoustic Doppler current Profiler Data Collected on Offshore Platforms of the Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2009-010.  L. C. Bender and S. F. DiMarco.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2009) 63 p. PDF Technical
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Study of Deepwater Currents in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Volume I: Executive Summary and Volume II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2008-030 and 2008-031. Kathleen Donohue, Peter Hamilton, Robert Leben, Randolph Watts and Evans Waddell. (2008) Volume I - 73pgs and Volume II - 375 p. PDF
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DEEPWATER COMMUNITIES
Characterization of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Hard-Bottom Communities with Emphasis on Lophelia Coral. OCS Study MMS 2007-044.  CSA International, Inc. (2007) 169p + app. PDF Technical
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Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard-Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks- "Lophelia II" Interim Report. OCS Study BOEM 2012-106. James Brooks, Charles Fisher, Erik Cordes, Lliana Baums, Bernie Bernard, Robert Church, Peter Etnoyer, Chris German, Elizabeth Goehring, Ian MacDonald, Harry Roberts, Tim Shank, Dan Warren, Susan Welsh, & TDI-Brooks International Inc. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 128 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Lophelia Reef Megafaunal Community Structure, Biotopes, Genetics, Microbial Ecology, and Geology (2004-2006). OCS Study MMS 2008-015. K. J. Sulak, M. T. Randall, K. E. Luke, A. D. Norem and J. M. Miler., U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Minerals Management Service (MMS).  PDF  Technical
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DEEPWATER GULF OF MEXICO
Archaeological and Biological Analysis of World War II Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico Artificial Reef Effect in Deep Water. OCS MMS 2007-015. R. Church, D. Warren, R. Cullimore, L. Johnston, W. Schroeder, W. Patterson, T. Shirley, M. Kilgour, N. Morris, and J. Moore. (2007) 363 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Archival Investigations for Potential Colonial-Era Shipwrecks in Ultra-Deep Water within the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study  2011-004. Krivor, Michael C., John de Bry, Nicholas J. Linville, and Debra J. Wells (2011). 290 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Cross-Shelf Exchange Processes and the Deepwater Circulation of the Gulf of Mexico: Dynamical Effects of Submarine Canyons and the Interactions of Loop Current Eddies with Topography, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-017. Sergei A. Frolov, G. Dail Rowe, Lewis M. Rothstein, and Isaac Ginis. (2004) 149 p. PDF Technical
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Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2000 Through 2004, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2000-012.  J. Michael Melancon and Richie D. Baud. (2000) 20 p. PDF Technical
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The Deep Sea Gulf of Mexico: An Overview and Guide. OCS Study MMS 2001-065. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole, and Larry R. Martin. (2001) 28 p. + CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Development: A Reference Document for the Deepwater Environmental Assessment, Gulf of Mexico OCS (1998 through 2007). OCS Report MMS 2000-015. James B. Regg, Staci Atkins, Bill Hauser, Joseph Hennessey, Bernard J. Kruse, Joan Lowenhaupt, Bob Smith, and Amy White. (2000) 94 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2009: Interim Report of 2008 Highlights.  OCS Report MMS 2009-016. Minerals Management Service. Lesley D. Nixon, Nancy K. Shepard, Christy M. Bohannon, Tara M. Montgomery, Eric G. Kazanis, Mike P.Gravois. (2009) 87 p. PDF    
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2008: America's Offshore Energy Future.  OCS Report MMS 2008-013.  Minerals Management Service. G. Ed Richardson, Lesley D. Nixon, Christy M. Bohannon, Eric G. Kazanis, Tara M. Montgomery and Mike P. Gravois. (2008) 114 p. PDF    
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2007: Interim Report of 2006 Highlights.  OCS Report MMS 2007-021. Minerals Management Service. Robert H. Peterson, G. Ed Richardson, Christy M. Bohannon, Eric G. Kazanis, Tara M. Montgomery, Lesley D. Nixon, Mike P. Gravois and Gregory D. Klocek. (2007) 79 p. PDF    
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2006: America's Expanding Frontier.  OCS Report MMS 2006-022. Minerals Management Service. Leanne S. French, G. Ed Richardson, Eric G. Kazanis, Tara M. Montgomery, Christy M. Bohannon, Michael P.Gravois. (2006) 148 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2005: Interim Report of 2004 Highlights.  OCS Report MMS 2005-023. Minerals Management Service. Leanne S. French, Eric G. Kazanis, Lance C. Labiche, Tara M. Montgomery, G. Ed Richardson. (2005) 55 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2004: America's Expanding Frontier.  OCS Report MMS 2004-021. G. Ed Richardson et al. (2004) 150 p. PDF
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2002: America's Expanding Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2002-021. Richie D. Baud, Robert H. Peterson, G. Ed Richardson, Leanne S. French, Jim Regg, Tara Montgomery, T. Scott Williams, and Carey Doyle. (2002) 133 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico: America's Emerging Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2000-022. Richie D. Baud, Robert H. Peterson, Carey Doyle, and G. Ed Richardson. (2000) 89 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 + xxii p. (Vol. I) and 287 p. (Vol. II). PDF
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Deepwater in the Gulf of Mexico:  America's New Frontier. OCS Report MMS 97-0004. Deborah Cranswick and James Regg., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 1997. 44 p. PDF     
Deepwater Physical Oceanography Reanalysis and Synthesis of Historical Data: Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-064. Worth D. Nowlin, Jr., Ann E. Jochens, Steven F. DiMarco, Robert O. Reid, and Matthew K. Howard. (2001) 520 p. + 3 compact discs. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Program: Literature Review, Environmental Risks of Chemical Products Used in Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Oil and Gas Operations; Vol. I;  Technical Report; Vol. II:  Appendices. OCS Study MMS 2001-011 and 2001-012. Paul Boehm, David Turton, Amar Rval, Dan Candle, Deborah French, Nancy Rabalais, Robert Spies, and Jay Johnson.  (2001) 325 and 370 p. PDF
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Deepwater Program: Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Habitats and Benthic Ecology; Interim Report – Year 2. OCS Study MMS 2002-063. Gilbert T. Rowe and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II. (2002) 138 p. PDF Technical
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Economic Impact in the U.S. of Deepwater Projects: A Survey of Five Projects. OCS Study MMS 2004-041. John J. Stiff and Joachim Singelmann. (2004) 171 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development at Selected Continental Slope Sites in the Gulf of Mexico; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2006-044); Vol II., Technical Report (MMS 2006-045), and Vol. III, Appendices (MMS 2006-046). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc.  (2006) 45 p. + 595 p. + 931 p. PDF
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Effects of Subsea Processing on Deepwater Environments in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2008-022.  T. M. Grieb, T. E. Donn, J. Collins, J. Radde, C. Perez, J. B. Smith, G. Rowe, S. Scott and G. T. Ririe. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 66 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Evaluation for Murphy Exploration and Production Company's Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7269, Medusa Project, Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538 and 582; Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 12. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-041.  MMS GOMR Region. (2002) 132 p.      
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operations and Activities, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-001. Gulf of Mexico COS Region. (2000) 240 p. + xix p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2001 Through 2005. OCS Report MMS 2001-044. J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud. (2001) 20 p. PDF Technical
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Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of Mexico, Interim Report 2. OCS Report MMS 2009-046. J. M. Brooks, C. Fisher, H. Roberts, B. Bernard, I. MacDonald, R. Carney, S. Joye, E. Cordes, G. Wolff, and E. Goehring., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009). 360 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Labor Migration and the Deepwater Oil Industry (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-057. Katherine M. Donato. (2004) 125 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part I. Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-019. Diane C. Keithly. (2001) 22 + 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part 2; Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-020. David W. Hughes, J. Matthew Fannin, Walter Keithly, Williams Olatubi, and Jiemin Guo. (2002). Companion volume to Part 1, OCS Study MMS 2001-019. 49 p. PDF Technical
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Management Applicability of Contemporary Deep-Sea Ecology and Reevaluation of Gulf of Mexico Studies (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-095. Robert S. Carney. (2001) 174 p. PDF Technical
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Management of the MMS-LSU Coastal Marine Institute: A Report of the First Six Years, 1992-1998; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-062.Robert S. Carney, comp. (2001) 83 p. PDF Technical
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Observation of the Deepwater Manifestation of the Loop Current and Loop Current Rings in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2009-050. S. E. Welsh, M. Inoue, L. J. Rouse, Jr., and E. Weeks., U. S. Department of Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009) 110 p. PDF Technical
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Oceanic Gas Hydrate Research and Activities Review, OCS Study MMS 2000-017. Mary C. Boatman and Jennifer Peterson. (2000) 68 p. PDF Technical
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Potential Spatial and Temporal Vulnerability of Pelagic Fish Assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico to Surface Oil Spills Associated with Deepwater Petroleum Development (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-012. Mark C. Benfield and Richard F. Shaw. (2005) 158 p. PDF   Technical
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Proceedings: USA-Mexico Workshop on the Deepwater Physical Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico.  June 2007.  OCS Study MMS 2010-001.  Christopher N. K. Mooers and Alexis Lugo-Fernandez., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009) 158 p. PDF Technical
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Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 13,Site-Specific Evaluation of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7753: Marco Polo Project, Green Canyon Block 608. OCS EIA/EA MMS 2003-067. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2003) 115 p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 3, Evaluation of Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corporation's Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7625, Gunnison Project, Garden Banks Blocks 667, 668, and 669. OCS EIA/EA MMS 2003-021. MMS GOM Region.  (2003) 98 p. + xxiii p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 4.  Evaluation of Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corporation's Document, N-7045, Nansen Project, East Breaks, Blocks 602 and 646. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-075.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2001) 184 p. + xxv p. PDF    
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 7, Evaluation of Conoco, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7520, Magnolia Project, Garden Banks Blocks 783 and 784. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-019. MMS GOM Region. (2003) 128 p.      
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782  p. + xv p. PDF Technical
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Site-Specific Evaluation of BP Exploration and Production, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7469, Thunder Horse Project, Mississippi Canyon Block 777 Unit (Blocks 775, 776, 777, 778, 819, 820, 821, and 822); Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 16. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-081. MMS GOM Region.  (2002). 165 p. + xxv p.     Technical
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Site-Specific Evaluation of TotalFinaElf Exploration and Production USA, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7249, Matterhorn Project, Mississippi Canyon Block 243, Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 15. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-042.  MMS GOMR Region. (2002) 130 p.      
Strong Mid-Depth Currents and a Deep Cyclonic Gyre in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2004-040. Wilton Sturges, Eric Chassignet, and Tal Ezer. (2004) 76 p. PDF Technical
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Study of Deepwater Currents in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study  2010-041. Jeff Cox, Carol Coomes, S. DiMarco, Kathleen Donohue, George Forristall, Peter Hamilton, Robert Leben, D. R. Watts., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2010) 473 p. PDF Technical
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Study of Deepwater Currents in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Volume I: Executive Summary and Volume II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2008-030 and 2008-031. Kathleen Donohue, Peter Hamilton, Robert Leben, Randolph Watts & Evans Waddell. (2008) Volume I - 73 p. +  Volume II - 375 p. PDF
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Supply Network for Deepwater Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico: An Empirical Analysis of Demand for Port Services: Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-047. Jay Jayawardana and Anatoly Hochstein. (2004) 98 p.   PDF Technical
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Ultra-Deepwater Circulation Processes in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study BOEM 2012-004. Oey, L.-Y. and P.Hamilton., U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 72 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Workshop on Deepwater Environmental Studies Strategy: A Five-Year Follow-Up and Planning for the Future, May 29-31, 2002. OCS Study MMS 2003-030. William W. Schroeder and Carolyn F. Wood, eds. (2003) 108 p. PDF Technical
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Workshop on Environmental Issues Surrounding Deepwater Oil and Gas Development, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0022. Robert S. Carney, ed. (1998) 144 p. PDF Technical
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DISCOVERIES
Archaeological Analysis of Submerged Sites on the Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf OCS Study BOEM 2013-011110. A. Evans, M. Keith, E. Voisin, P. Hesp, G. Cook, M., Allison, G. de Silva, E. Swanson. (2013) 415 p.   PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico, December 31, 2006.  OCS Report MMS 2009-064.  T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Peter F. Harrison, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek and Nancy K. Shepard. (2009) 58 p. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico, December 31, 2005.  OCS Report MMS 2009-022.  T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Peter F. Harrison, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek and Nancy K. Shepard. (2009) 58 p. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2004.  OCS Report MMS 2008-034.  T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek, Michael T. Prendergast, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2008) 54 p.   PDF  
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2003.  OCS Report MMS 2006-069.  T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2006) 48 p. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2002.  OCS Report MMS 2005-052.  T.G. Crawford, G.L. Burgess, C.J. Kinler, M.T. Prendergast, K.M. Ross, and N.K. Shepherd. (2005) 27 p. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2001.OCS Report MMS 2004-073.  T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, Katherine M. Ross, Nancy K. Shepard. (2004) 27 p. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2000. OCS Report MMS 2003-050. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, Katherine M. Ross. (2003) 26 p. plus additional data, all on compact disc.    PDF Technical
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ECOLOGY
Association of Sea Turtles with Petroleum Platforms in the North-Central Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 90-0025.  Ren Lofoefner et al. (1991) 90 p. PDF    
Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Use of the Ship/Trinity/Tiger Shoal Complex as a Nationally Important Spawning/Hatching/Foraging Ground.  Discovery, Evaluation, and Sand Mining Recommendations Based on Blue Crab, Shrimp, and Spotted Seatrout Findings.  OCS Report 2009-043.  Condrey, R. E. and Gelpi, C. G.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010. 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Cetaceans on the Upper Continental Slope in the North-Central Gulf.  OCS Study MMS 91-0027.  Keith Mullin et al.  (1991) 108.    PDF    
Characterization of Algal-Invertebrate Mats at Offshore Platforms and the Assessment of Methods for Artificial Substrate Studies, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-038.    R.S. Carney.   (2005)   46 p. and appendices.     PDF   Technical
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Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, Model Description. OCS Study MMS 97-0044. B.J. Gallaway and J.G. Cole, eds. (1998) 109 p. PDF    
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, User Manual. OCS Study MMS 97-0043. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. (1998) 23 p. PDF    
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: Information Search, Synthesis, and Ecological Modeling-Phase I, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 97-0036. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. and Science Applications International Corp. (1998) 130 p. PDF    
Ecology of Live Bottom Habitats of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: A Community Profile. OCS Study MMS 99-0004. M.J. Thompson, W.W. Schroeder, and N.W. Phillips. (1999) 74 p. PDF Technical
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EcoSpatial Information Database: U.S. Atlantic Region OCS Study BOEM 2014-058. K. Madsen, B. Zimmer, B. Fritze, L. Manzello, K. Metzger. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 281 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Effects and Management of Oil Spills in Marsh Ecosystems; A Review Produced from a Workshop Convened July 1996 at McNeese State University. OCS Study MMS 98-0018. C. Edward Proffitt, ed. (1998) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 97-0045. Chris Hooper-Lane, Shanna Bonvillain, Donna Rice, Glenda Conklin Carter. (1998) 119 p. PDF    
Evaluation of Oil and Gas Platforms on the Louisiana Continental Shelf for Organisms with Biotechnology Potential.  OCS Study MMS 2009-059. L. Rouse.  2009. xi + 53 p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico Offshore Operations Monitoring Experiment, Phase I;  Sublethal Responses to Contaminant Exposure; Interim Report:  Year 1.  OCS Study MMS 94-0005.  Mahlon C. Kennicut II, ed. (1994) 306 p. PDF    Technical
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Incorporation of Gulf of Mexico Benthic Survey Data into the Ocean Biogeographic Information System. OCS Study MMS 2007-030.   Robert S. Carney. (2007) 21 p. PDF Technical
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Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of Mexico, Interim Report 2.  OCS Report MMS 2009-046.  J. M. Brooks, C. Fisher, H. Roberts, B. Bernard, I. MacDonald, R. Carney, S. Joye, E. Cordes, G. Wolff, and E. Goehring.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009).360 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Habitats and Benthic Ecology Study:  Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2009-039.  Gilbert T. Rowe and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II.  (2009) 456 p.
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Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of Lophelia pertusaand Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sitesin the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2007-035.  William W. Schroeder. (2007) 49 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Selected Aspects of the Ecology of the Continental Slope Fauna of the Gulf of Mexico:  A Synopsis of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Study, 1983-1988.  OCS Study MMS 2003-072.  Benny J. Galaway, John G. Cole, Robert G. Fechholm. (2003) 44 p. PDF Technical
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Spatial and Temporal Variability of Plankton Stocks on the Basis of Acoustic Backscatter Intensity and Direct Measurements in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-063. Rebecca L. Scott, Douglas C. Biggs, and Steven F. DiMarco. (2001) 117 p. PDF Technical
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ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
A Critical Review of Four Types of Air Quality Models Pertinent to MMS Regulatory and Environmental Assessment Missions. OCS Study MMS 98-0050. Joseph C. Chang, Mark E. Fernau, Joseph S. Scire, David G. Strimaitis (1998) 172 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Development: A Reference Document for the Deepwater Environmental Assessment, Gulf of Mexico OCS (1998 through 2007). OCS Report MMS 2000-015. James B. Regg, Staci Atkins, Bill Hauser, Joseph Hennessey, Bernard J. Kruse, Joan Lowenhaupt, Bob Smith, and Amy White. (2000) 94 p.   PDF Technical
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Environmental Impacts of Synthetic Based Drilling Fluids. OCS Study MMS 2000-064. J.M. Neff, S. McKelvie, and R.C. Ayers, Jr. (2000) 121 p. PDF Technical
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Evaluation of Freeport-McMoRan Sulphur LLC's Applications to Inject OCS-Generated Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Exempt Exploration and Production (E&P) Waste into Salt Caverns and Caprock on Sulphur and Salt Lease OCS-G 9272, Main Pass Block 299: Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-067.  MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002) 330 p.        
Exploration Activities in the Eastern Sale Area: Eastern Planning Area, Gulf of Mexico OCS Programmatic Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-008.  MMS GOM Region. (2003) 202 p. PDF    
Geological and Geophysical Exploration for Mineral Resources on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-054.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2004) 466 p.   PDF    
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operations and Activities, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-001. Gulf of Mexico COS Region. (2000) 240 + xix p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas lease Sales:  2009-2012.  Central Planning Area Sales 208, 213, 216, and 222 Western Planning Area Sales 210, 215, 218.  Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-011.  Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 418 p.     PDF  
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2009-2012.  Central Planning Area Sales 208, 213, 216, and 222
Western Planning Area Sales 210, 215, and 218.  Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. 
OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-041.  Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 485 p.    
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Long-Term Trends in Environmental Parameters Along the Louisiana-Mississippi Outer Continental Shelf Using Report-Sensing Data. OCS Study BOEM 2012-071. E. J. D'Sa. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 35 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 10: Site-Specific Evaluation of BP Exploration and Production, Inc.'s Joint Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7216; Holstein Project, Green Canyon Blocks 644 and 645. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-099. (2001) 130 p. PDF    
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 12, Evaluation for Murphy Exploration and Production Company's Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7269, Medusa Project, Mississippi Canyon Blocks 538 and 582.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-041.  MMS GOMR Region. (2002) 132 p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 13,Site-Specific Evaluation of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7753:  Marco Polo Project, Green Canyon Block 608 .  OCS EIA/EA MMS 2003-067.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2003) 115p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 15, Site-Specific Evaluation of TotalFinaElf Exploration and Production USA, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7249, Matterhorn Project, Mississippi Canyon Block 243.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-042.  MMS GOMR Region. (2002) 130 p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 16, Site-Specific Evaluation of BP Exploration and Production, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7469, Thunder Horse Project, Mississippi Canyon Block 777 Unit (Blocks 775, 776, 777, 778, 819, 820, 821, and 822).  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-081.  MMS GOM Region. (2002). 165 + xxv p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 3, Evaluation of Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corporation's Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7625, Gunnison Project, Garden Banks Blocks 667, 668, and 669.  OCS EIA/EA MMS 2003-021.  MMS GOM Region. (2003) 98 + xxiii p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 4.  Evaluation of Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corporation's Document, N-7045, Nansen Project, East Breaks, Blocks 602 and 646.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-075.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2001) 184 + xxv p. PDF    
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 5: Site-Specific Evaluation of Shell Offshore Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-8809; Perdido Project, Alaminos Canyon Blocks 812, 813, 814, and 857. OCS EIS/EA 2007-027. (2007) 118 p. PDF    
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 7, Evaluation of Conoco, Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-7520, Magnolia Project, Garden Banks Blocks 783 and 784.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-019.  MMS GOM Region. (2003) 128 p.      
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Grid 9, Evaluation of Energy Resource Technology, Inc.'s Supplemental Development Operations CoordinationDocument, S-7156. Phoenix Project.  Green Canyon Blocks 236 and 237. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-026.  Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 93 p.   PDF  
Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 206: Central Planning Area, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2007-059. (2007) 85 p. PDF    
Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 207, Western Planning Area, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-003.  Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 84 p. PDF    
Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 213, Central Planning Area, Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2009-053.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2009) 89 p. PDF    
Proposed Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 215: Western Planning Area, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2010-003. (2010) 99 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 172: Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 98-0045. (1998) 32 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 174: Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 99-0002. (1999) 24 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 175: Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 99-0065. (1999) 28 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 180: Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-034. (2001) 24 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 198: Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2005-059. (2005) 65 p. PDF    
Proposed Lease Sale 200: Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2006-016. (2006) 51 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 177, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-013. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2000) 16 p.      
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 178, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-068. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2000) 22 p.      
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 182, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-097. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 52 p. PDF Technical
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Proposed OCS Lease Sale 184, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-008. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002) 27 p.      
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 190, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-066. GOMR Region. (2003) 26 p.        
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 192, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-007. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 19 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 194, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment..  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-068.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 36 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 196, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2005-010.  MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2005) 41 p.   PDF Technical
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Proposed OCS Lease Sale 197, Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment..  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-069.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 31 p. PDF    
Revised Proposal for Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181: Eastern Planning Area, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-083. (2001) 31 p. PDF    
Site-Specific Environmental Assessment for an FPSO Facility, Site-Specific Evaluation of Petrobras America Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-9015, Cascade-Chinook Project, Walker Ridge Blocks 205, 206, 249, 250, 425, 426, 469, and 470. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-008.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  March 2008. 127 p. PDF    
Structure-Removal Operations on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2005-013.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2005) 331 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Study of Barite Solubility and the Release of Trace Components to the Marine Environment. OCS Study MMS 2007-061. E. Crecelius, J. Trefry, J. McKinley, B.Lasorsa and R. Trocine. (2007) 175 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS
Annotated Bibliography of the Potential Environmental Impacts of Chlorination and Disinfection Byproducts Relevant to Offshore Liquefied Natural Gas Port Facilities. OCS MMS 2006-071. Richard F. Shaw and Kevin W. Baggett. (2006) 111 p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 171, 174, 177, and 180: Western Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA 98-0008. (1998) 540 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 189 and 197, Eastern Planning Area, Draft Environmental Impact Statement; Volume I, Chapters 1–8 and Appendices; Volume II, Figures and Tables. OCS EIS-EA MMS 2002-056.  Gulf of Mexico Region. (2002) xlii + 520 p. and 150 p.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2003-2007, Central Planning Area Sales 185, 190, 194, 198, and 201; Western Planning Area Sales 187, 192, 196, and 200; Final Environmental Impact Statement, Volume I: Chapters 1-10. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-052. MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. Xxv p. + 520 p.+ 174 p. PDF
Vol. I
   
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2003-2007. Central Planning Area Sales 185, 190, 194, 198, and 201; Western Planning Area Sales 187, 192, 196, and 200. Draft Environmental Impact Statement;  Volume II: Figures and Tables. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-052. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002). 638 p. + 179 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales:  2007-2012, Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Volume I: Chapters 1-8 and Appendices; Volume II: Figures and Tables. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2006-062. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2006) Vol. I: 769 p. + xxxv p., Vol. II: 163 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales:  2007-2012; Western Planning Area Sales 204, 207, 210, 215, and 218; Central Planning Area Sales 205, 206, 208, 213, 216 and 222; Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA 2007-018. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2007) 165 p. + 900 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas lease Sales:  2009-2012.  Central Planning Area Sales 208, 213, 216, and 222 Western Planning Area Sales 210, 215, 218.  Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-011. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 418 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2009-2012. Central Planning Area Sales 208, 213, 216, and 222 Western Planning Area Sales 210, 215, and 218. Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-041. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 485 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale: 2012. Central Planning Area Lease Sale 216/222. Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. 1: Chapters 1-4, 635 p. + Vol. II: Chapters 5-8, Appendices, and Keyword Index, 578 p. OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2012-058. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012). PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2012-2017. Western Planning Area Lease Sales 229, 233, 238, 246, and 248. Central Planning Area Sales 227, 231, 235, 241, and 247. Draft Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. I: Chapters 2-4.1, 695 p. + Vol. II: Chapters 4.2 -8, Keyword Index, 715 p. + Vol III: Figures, Tables and Appendices. OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2011-057. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2011). PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2012-2017. Western Planning Area Lease Sales 229, 233, 238, 246, and 248. Central Planning Area Lease Sales 227, 231, 235, 241, and 247. Final Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. I: Chapters 1-4.1, 705 p. + Vol. II: Chapters 4.2-4.5 and 5, 708 p.; + Vol. III: Chapters 6-8, Keyword Index, Figures, Tables, and Appendices, 646 p.OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2012-019. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2012). Available from GOM (free) and on the Internet. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181, Eastern Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA 2001-051. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region (2001) 914 p. in two volumes.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 169, 172, 175, 178, and 182; Central Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 97-0033. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (1997) 555 p.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 189 and 197, Eastern Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. Volume I: Chapters 1–8 and Appendices; Volume II: Figures and Tables. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-020. GOM Region. (2003) 612 p. +152 p. + xlii p. PDF
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Programmatic Evaluation of Energy Resource Technology, Inc.'s Supplemental Development Operations Coordination Document, S-7156. Phoenix Project. Green Canyon Blocks 236 and 237. OCS Study MMS 2008- 026. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 93 p. PDF    
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 p. + xv p. PDF Technical
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Site-Specific Environmental Assessment for an FPSO Facility, Site-Specific Evaluation of Petrobras America Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-9015, Cascade-Chinook Project, Walker Ridge Blocks 205, 206, 249, 250, 425, 426, 469, and 470. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-008.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. March (2008) 127 p.   PDF    
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ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS
Diversifying Energy Industry Risk in the Gulf of Mexico: Post-2004 Changes in Offshore Oil and Gas Insurance Markets. OCS Study BOEM 2011-054. David E. Dismukes, Christopher P. Peters. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 95 p.  PDF  Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Environmental and Safety Risks of an Expanding Role for Independents on the Gulf of Mexico OCS (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 98-0021. Allan G. Pulsipher et al. (1998) 39 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Environmental Impacts of Synthetic Based Drilling Fluids. OCS Study MMS 2000-064. J.M. Neff, S. McKelvie, and R.C. Ayers, Jr. (2000) 121 p. PDF Technical
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Mapping Areas of Hard Bottom and Other Important Bottom Types: Outer Continental Shelf and Upper Continental Slope (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-067. Harry H. Roberts, James M. Coleman, and R. Hampton Peele. (2005) 36 p. PDF Technical
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Operational and Socioeconomic Impact of Nonexplosive Removal of Offshore Structures.  OCS Study MMS 2004-074.  Twachtman Snyder & Byrd, Inc., and the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University. (2004) 50 p. PDF Technical
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Shock Wave/Sound Propagation Modeling Results for Calculating Marine Protected Species Impact Zones During Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures. OCS Study MMS 2003-059.  Peter T. Dzwilewski and Gregg Fenton.  (2003) 34 p.on compact disc. PDF
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Socioeconomic and Environmental Issues Analysis of Oil and Gas Activity on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Western Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-011. William R. Kelley. (2002) 66 p. PDF  Technical
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FISH and FISHING  
Across-Shelf Larval, Postlarval, and Juvenile Fish Collected at Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and a Coastal Rock Jetty West of the Mississippi River Delta (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-077. Frank J. Hernandez, Jr., Richard F. Shaw, Joseph S. Cope, James G. Ditty, Mark C. Benfield, and Talat Farooqi. (2002) 144 p.  PDF  Technical
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Bluewater Fishing and OCS Activity:  Interactions Between the Fishing and Petroleum Industries in Deepwaters of the Gulf of Mexico; Deepwater Program; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-078.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2003) 261 p .on single compact disc.     PDF Technical
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Economic Impact of Recreational Fishing and Diving Associated with Offshore Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-010. Robert L. Hiett and J. Walter Milon. (2002) 284 p.  PDF Technical
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Effects of Depth, Location, and Habitat Type on Relative Abundance and Species Composition of Fishes Associated with Petroleum Platforms and Sonnier Bank in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2006-037. Charles A. Wilson, Mark W. Miller, Yvonne C. Allen, Kevin M. Boswell, and David L. Nieland, editors. (2006) 85 p.  PDF Technical
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Estimation of Fisheries Impacts Due to Underwater Explosives Used to Sever and Salvage Oil and Gas Platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2000-087. Gregg R. Gitschlag, Michael J. Schirripa, and Joseph E. Powers. (2001) 80 p. PDF Technical
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Importance of Zooplankton in the Diets of Blue Runner (Caranx crysus) Near Offshore Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2003-029.  Sean F. Keenan and Mark C. Benfield. (2003) 129 p.on single compact disc.  PDF Technical
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Marine and Coastal Fishes Subject to Impingement by Cooling-Water Intake Systems in the Northern Gulf of Mexico:  An Annotated Bibliography.  OCS Report MMS 2003-040.  Fernando Martinez-Andrade and Donald M. Baltz. (2003) 113 p. on compact disc. PDF Technical
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Potential Spatial and Temporal Vulnerability of Pelagic Fish Assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico to Surface Oil Spills Associated with Deepwater Petroleum Development (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-012.  Mark C. Benfield and Richard F. Shaw. (2005) 158 p. PDF Technical
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Proceedings: Gulf of Mexico Fish and Fisheries: Bringing Together New and Recent Research, October 2000. OCS Study MMS 2002-004. Melanie McKay, Judith Nides, and Debra Vigil, eds. (2002) 520 p. PDF Technical
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Proof of Concept for Platform Recruited Fish, Phase I:  Do Platforms Provide Habitat for Subadult Red Snapper?  OCS Study MMS 2010-002.  L. K. Nowling, J. H. Cowan, Jr. and R. F. Shaw.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2010) xvii + 69 p. PDF Technical
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Rigs and Reefs: A Comparison of the Fish Communities at Two Artificial Reefs, a Production Platform, and a Natural Reef in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Report MMS 2003-009. Charles A. Wilson, Aaron Pierce, and Mark W. Miller, eds. (2003) 95 p. on single compact disc.   PDF Technical
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Rigs-to-Reefs Policy, Progress, and Perspective. OCS Report MMS 2000-073. Les Dauterive. (2000) 8 p. PDF Technical
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Seasonal and Spatial Variation in the Biomass and Size Frequency Distribution of the Fish Associated with Oil and Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico.   OCS Study MMS 2000-005.  David R. Stanley and Charles A. Wilson. (2000) 252 + xxi p. PDF Technical
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Workshop on Environmental Issues Surrounding Deepwater Oil and Gas Development, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0022. Robert S. Carney, ed. (1998) 144 p. PDF  Technical
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Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Facility (FPSO)
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 + xv p.  PDF  Technical
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Site-Specific Environmental Assessment for an FPSO Facility, Site-Specific Evaluation of Petrobras America Inc.'s Initial Development Operations Coordination Document, N-9015, Cascade-Chinook Project, Walker Ridge Blocks 205, 206, 249, 250, 425, 426, 469, and 470. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2008-008.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. March 2008. 127 p. PDF    
Workshop on Environmental Issues Surrounding Deepwater Oil and Gas Development, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0022. Robert S. Carney, ed. (1998) 144 p. PDF Technical
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FLORIDA
Benefits and Burdens of OCS Activities on States, Labor Market Areas, Coastal Counties, and Selected Communities. OCS Study MMS 2008-052. John S. Petterson, Edward Glazier, Laura Stanley, Carson Mencken, Karl Eschback, Patrick Moore, and Pamela Goode. 2008. 470 p. PDF Technical
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Ecology of Live Bottom Habitats of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: A Community Profile. OCS Study MMS 99-0004. M.J. Thompson, W.W. Schroeder, and N.W. Phillips. (1999) 74 p. PDF  Technical
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Economic Effects of Coastal Alabama and Destin Dome Offshore Natural Gas Exploration, Development, and Production. OCS Study MMS 2000-044. Jason R. Plater, Jaqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade, and Robert T. Mott. (2000) 199 P. + xi p. PDF Technical
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Evaluation of Visual Impact on Cultural Resources/Historic Properties: North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Florida Straits. OCS Study BOEM 2012-006 and 007. John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA), Joel I. Klein, Matthew D. Harris, W. Matthew Tankersley, Richard Meyer, Greg C. Smith, William J. Chadwick., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2012, Volume I: Technical Report of Findings 24 p. and Volume II Appendices 684 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF
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Exploration Activities in the Eastern Sale Area: Eastern Planning Area, Gulf of Mexico OCS Programmatic Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-008. MMS GOM Region. (2003) 202 p. PDF     
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181, Eastern Planning Area, Draft Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIA/EA MMS 2000-077. MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 608 + xxvii p.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 181, Eastern Planning Area, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA 2001-051.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region. (2001) 914 p. in two volumes.      
Impact Assessment of Exploration Wells Offshore South Florida. OCS Study MMS 89-0022. E.A. Shinn et al. (1990) 95 p. PDF    
"An Informational Brochure on Proposed Lease Sale 181 in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico." MMS 2000-088. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 4 p. PDF    
Physical/Biological Oceanographic Integration Workshop for the DeSoto Canyon and Adjacent Shelf, October 19-21, 1999. OCS Study MMS 2000-074. William W. Schroeder and Carolyn F. Wood, eds. (2001) 157 p. PDF  Technical
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Socioeconomic Baseline and Projections of the Impact of an OCS Onshore Base for Selected Florida Panhandle Communities. Vol. I, Final Report; Vol. II, Technical Description of the MMS Florida Panhandle Model; Vol. III, User's Guide for the Model. OCS Study MMS 2002-024, 2002-025, and 2002-026. Ronald T. Luke, Eric S. Schubert, Greg Olsson, and F. Larry Leistritz. (2002) 262 p. + 74 p. + 26 p. + one CD. PDF
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Socioeconomic Baseline Study for the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report: Description of the Dataset, 1930-1990 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-054. Natsumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann. (2002) Compact disc. PDF  Technical
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Technical Summaries from Selected Environmental Studies of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 96-0025. (1996) 184 p. PDF     
Workshop on Environmental Issues Surrounding Deepwater Oil and Gas Development, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0022. Robert S. Carney, ed. (1998) 144 p. PDF    Technical
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FLOWER GARDEN BANKS
Corals on Oil and Gas Platforms Near the Flower Garden Banks: Population Characteristics, Recruitment, and Genetic Affinity. OCS Study BOEM 2013-216. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 106 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Coral Distribution and Abundance on Active Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and Decommissioned Rigs-to-Reefs Platforms OCS Study BOEM 2013-217. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 45 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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The Flower Garden Banks (Northwest Gulf of Mexico): Environmental Characteristics and Human Interaction. OCS Study MMS 98-0010. Kenneth J.P.Deslarzes, ed. (1998) 100 p.  PDF    
Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 2009-2010. Volume 1: Technical Report. OCS Study BOEM 2013-214. 202 pp, and Volume 2: Appendices. OCS Study BOEM 2013-215. 372 pp. M. A. Johnston, M. F. Nuttall, R. J. Eckert, J. A. Embesi, N. C. Slowey, E. L. Hickerson, G. P. Schmahl. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA.Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 2004-2008. OCS Study  2010-052. Volume: I Technical Report. Beth Zimmer, Leslie Duncan, Richard B. Aronson, Kenneth J.P.Deslarzes, Donald R. Deis, Martha L. Robbart, William F. Precht, Les Kaufman, Burton Shank, Ernesto Weil, Jennifer field, David J. Evans, Leslie Whaylen. Volume II: Appendices. U.S. Department of the Interior, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 310 p.
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 2004-2005, Interim Report. Volume I: Technical Report and Volume II:  Appendices. OCS Study MMS 2008-027 and MMS 2008-028. William Precht, Richard Aronson, Kenneth Deslarzes, Martha Robbart, David Evans, Beth Zimmer and Leslie Duncan. (2008) Volume I -123 p. + Volume II -1,330 p.
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Long-Term Monitoring of the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 1996-1997. OCS Study MMS 99-0005. Quentin R. Dokken, Ian R. MacDonald, John W. Tunnell, Jr., Carl R. Beaver, Gregory S. Boland, and Derek K. Hagman. (1999) 101 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 1998-1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-101. Quenton R. Dokken, Ian R. MacDonald, John W. Tunnell, Jr., Terry Wade, Carl R. Beaver, Susan A. Childs, Kim Withers, Thomas W. Bates. (2002) 119 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 1998-2001, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-031. Quentin R. Dokken et al. (2003) 89 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower GardenBanks National Marine Sanctuary, 2002-2003, Final Report. OCS Report MMS 2006-035. William F. Precht, Richard B. Aronson, Kenneth J. P.Deslarzes, Martha L. Robbart, Thaddeus J. T. Murdoch, Adam Gelber, David J. Evans, Bob Gearheart, Beth Zimmer. (2006) 182 p. PDF Technical
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Post-Hurricane Assessment at the East Flower Garden Bank Long-Term Monitoring Site: November 2005.  OCS Study MMS 2008-019.  William Precht, Richard Aronson, Kenneth Deslarzes, Martha Robbart, Beth Zimmer, and Leslie Duncan. (2008) 39 p. + appendices. PDF Technical
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Post-Hurricane Assessment of Sensitive Habitats of the Flower Garden Banks Vicinity. OCS Study MMS 2009-032. M. L. Robbart, R. B. Aronson, K. J. P.Deslarzes, W. F. Precht, L. Duncan, B. Zimmer, and T. DeMunda. (2009) 160 p.  PDF  Technical
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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM
EcoSpatial Information Database: U.S. Atlantic Region OCS Study BOEM 2014-058. K. Madsen, B. Zimmer, B. Fritze, L. Manzello, K. Metzger. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 281 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Incorporation of Gulf of Mexico Benthic Survey Data into the Ocean Biogeographic Information System. OCS Study MMS 2007-030.   Robert S. Carney. (2007) 21 p.  PDF Technical
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Labor Needs Survey, Volume I: Technical Report, Volume II: Survey Instruments. OCS Study MMS 2008-050 and 051. ICF Consulting. U. S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 85 p.
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Loop Current Frontal Eddies Based on Satellite Remote Sensing and Drifter Data.  OCS Study MMS 2009-023.  Louisiana State University, University of Colorado, Horizon Marine. (2009) 78 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Outer Continental Shelf Pipelines Crossing the Louisiana Coastal Zone: A Geographical Information System Approach, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-038. R. Hampton Peele, John I. Snead, and Weiwen Feng. (2002) 1 compact disc.  PDF  Technical
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GEOLOGICAL & GEOPHYSICAL EXPLORATION
Analysis of the Oil Services Contract Industry in the Gulf of Mexico Region. OCS Study  2011-001. Maureen F. Kaplan, Sara Giberson, Stacey Ferranti, Dina Metivier. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 216 p.  PDF Technical Announcement   Technical Summary
Geological and Geophysical Exploration for Mineral Resources on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-054.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2004) 466 p. PDF     
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GEOLOGY
Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1995.  OCS Report MMS 99-0034.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region. (1999) CD-ROM in ArcView GIS format, Icon Author interactive multimedia format, and Adobe PDF format.   PDF    
Atlas of Gulf of Mexico Gas and Oil Sands as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-086. Barbara J. Bascle, Lesley D. Nixon, and Katherine M. Ross. (2001) CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Atlas of Northern Gulf of Mexico Gas and Oil Reservoirs, Vol. 1, Miocene and Older Reservoirs; Vol. 2, Pliocene and Pleistocene Reservoirs. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region; Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin; Basin Research Institute, Louisiana State University; and Geological Survey of Alabama (Vol. 1). (1997) Folio volumes, plates, and CD-ROM's of geologic and engineering data of state and Federal offshore reservoirs.      
Cross-Shelf Exchange Processes and the Deepwater Circulation of the Gulf of Mexico: Dynamical Effects of Submarine Canyons and the Interactions of Loop Current Eddies with Topography, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-017.  Sergei A. Frolov, G. Dail Rowe, Lewis M. Rothstein, and Isaac Ginis. (2004) 149 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 97-0045. Chris Hooper-Lane, Shanna Bonvillain, Donna Rice, Glenda Conklin Carter. (1998) 119 p. PDF    
Effects of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development at Selected Continental Slope Sites in the Gulf of Mexico; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2006-044); Vol II., Technical Report (MMS 2006-045), and Vol. III, Appendices (MMS 2006-046).  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc.  (2006) 45, 595, and 931 p.
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Loop Current Frontal Eddies Based on Satellite Remote Sensing and Drifter Data.  OCS Study MMS 2009-023.  Louisiana State University, University of Colorado, Horizon Marine. (2009) 78 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Mapping Areas of Hard Bottom and Other Important Bottom Types: Outer Continental Shelf and Upper Continental Slope (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-067. Harry H. Roberts, James M. Coleman, and R. Hampton Peele. (2005) 36 p. PDF Technical
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Multicomponent and Multifrequency Seismic for Assessment of Fluid-Gas Expulsion Geology and Gas-Hydrate Deposits: Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study  2010-046. B. A. Hardage and H. H. Roberts. (2010) 100 p. PDF  Technical Announcement   Technical
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Improved Geohazards and Benthic Habitat Evaluations:  Digital Acoustic Data with Ground Truth Calibrations (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2001-050.  Harry H. Roberts. (2001) 164 p. PDF Technical
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2000 Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-087.  Gary L. Lore, David A. Marin, Eric C. Batchelder, William C. Courtwright, Richard P. Desselles, Jr., and Ralph J. Klazynski. (2001) CD-ROM.    Technical
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GULF OF MEXICO
Analysis of the Oil Services Contract Industry in the Gulf of Mexico Region. OCS Study  2011-001. Maureen F. Kaplan, Sara Giberson, Stacey Ferranti, Dina Metivier. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 216 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Archaeological Analysis of Submerged Sites on the Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf OCS Study BOEM 2013-011110. A. Evans, M. Keith, E. Voisin, P. Hesp, G. Cook, M., Allison, G. de Silva, E. Swanson. (2013) 415 p.   PDF Technical
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Assessment of Opportunities for Alternative Uses of Hydrocarbon Infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study  2011-028. Mark J. Kaiser, Brian Snyder, Allan G. Pulsipher. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 282 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical Summary
Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2003 Through 2007, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf.  OCS Report MMS 2003-028.  J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud. (2003) 17 p. PDF Technical
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Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2002 Through 2006, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2002-031. J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud. (2002) 26 p. PDF Technical
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Diversifying Energy Industry Risk in the Gulf of Mexico: Post-2004 Changes in Offshore Oil and Gas Insurance Markets. OCS Study BOEM 2011-054. David E. Dismukes, Christopher P. Peters. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 95 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Economic Impact in the U.S. of Deepwater Projects: A Survey of Five Projects. OCS Study MMS 2004-041.  John J. Stiff and Joachim Singelmann. (2004) 171 p.   PDF Technical
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Evaluation of NASA Aura's Data Products for Use in Air Quality Studies over the Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study 2010-051. A Pour Biazar, R.T. McNider, Mike Newchurch, Lihua Wang, Yun Hee Park. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 2010, 82 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Full-Water Column Current Observations in the Western Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study  2010-044. J. Sheinbaum, J. Ochoa, J. Candela, A. Badan. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 108 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technial Summary
Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Forecast: 2007- 2016.  MMS Report MMS 2007-020.  Kevin Karl, Richie Baud, Angela Boice, Roy Bongiovanni, Thierry DeCort, Richard Desselles, and Eric Kazanis.  Minerals Management Service.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2007) 19 p. PDF    
Impact of Recent Hurricane Activity on Historic Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Study  2011-003. Robert Gearhart II, Doug Jones, Amy Borgens, Sara Laurence, Todd DeMunda, Julie Shipp., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 202 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 2004-2008. OCS Study  2010-052. Volume: I Technical Report. Beth Zimmer, Leslie Duncan, Richard B. Aronson, Kenneth J.P. Deslarzes, Donald R. Deis, Martha L. Robbart, William F. Precht, Les Kaufman, Burton Shank, Ernesto Weil, Jennifer field, David J. Evans, Leslie Whaylen. Volume II: Appendices. U.S. Department of the Interior, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 310 p.
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 2009-2010. Volume 1: Technical Report. OCS Study BOEM 2013-214. 202 pp, and Volume 2: Appendices. OCS Study BOEM 2013-215. 372 pp. M. A. Johnston, M. F. Nuttall, R. J. Eckert, J. A. Embesi, N. C. Slowey, E. L. Hickerson, G. P. Schmahl. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA.Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.
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Long-Term Trends in Environmental Parameters Along the Louisiana-Mississippi Outer Continental Shelf Using Report-Sensing Data. OCS Study BOEM 2012-071. E. J. D'Sa. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 35 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Loop Current Frontal Eddies Based on Satellite Remote Sensing and Drifter Data.  OCS Study MMS 2009-023.  Louisiana State University, University of Colorado, Horizon Marine. (2009) 78 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
MAG-Plan 2012 Economic Impact Model for the Gulf of Mexico-Updated and Revised Data. OCS Study BOEM 2012-102. Maureen F. Kaplan, Sara Kauffman, Christiana Marsden. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 143 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Offshore Drilling Industry and Rig Construction Market in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study BOEM-2013-0112. Mark J. Kaiser, Brian Snyder, Allan G. Pulsipher. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2013) 375 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Shipwreck Research in the New Orleans Notarial Archives. OCS Study  2011-040. John K. Rawls, Dayna Bowker Lee. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 694 p. PDF Techncial Announcement  Technical Summary
Short-term Movement, Home Range, and Behavior of Red Snapper around Petroleum Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, as Determined by High Resolution Acoustic Telemetry OCS Study BOEM 2013-0123. Mike McDonough and James Cowan, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 71 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.
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HABITATS
Across-Shelf Larval, Postlarval, and Juvenile Fish Collected at Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and a Coastal Rock Jetty West of the Mississippi River Delta (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-077. Frank J. Hernandez, Jr., Richard F. Shaw, Joseph S. Cope, James G. Ditty, Mark C. Benfield, and Talat Farooqi. (2002) 144 p.  PDF  Technical
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Association of Sea Turtles with Petroleum Platforms in the North-Central Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 90-0025. Ren Lofoefner et al. (1991) 90 p. PDF       
Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations. Vol. I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-002), Vol. II: Technical Report (MMS 2000-003), Vol. III: Data Appendix (MMS 2000-004). Randall W. Davis, William E. Evans, and Bernd Würsig. (2000) 27 p. + xviii p. + 346 p. + xl p. + 201 p. + xxvi p.
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Characterization of Algal-Invertebrate Mats at Offshore Platforms and the Assessment of Methods for Artificial Substrate Studies, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-038. R.S. Carney. (2005) 46 p.and appendices. PDF   Technical
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Coastal Upwelling and Mass Mortalities of Fishes and Invertebrates in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico During Spring and Summer 1998, Final Report. MMS 99-0049. Sneed B. Collard and Alexis Lugo-Fernandez. (1999) 16 p. PDF     
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, Model Description. OCS Study MMS 97-0044. B.J. Gallaway and J.G. Cole, eds. (1998) 109 p PDF     
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, User Manual. OCS Study MMS 97-0043. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. (1998) 23 p. PDF     
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: Information Search, Synthesis, and Ecological Modeling-Phase I, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 97-0036. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. and Science Applications International Corp. (1998) 130 p. PDF    
The Deep Sea Gulf of Mexico: An Overview and Guide. OCS Study MMS 2001-065. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole, and Larry R. Martin. (2001) 28 p. and CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Ecology of Live Bottom Habitats of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: A Community Profile. OCS Study MMS 99-0004. M.J. Thompson, W.W. Schroeder, and N.W. Phillips. (1999) 74 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Depth, Location, and Habitat Type on Relative Abundance and Species Composition of Fishes Associated with Petroleum Platforms and Sonnier Bank in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2006-037. Charles A. Wilson, Mark W. Miller, Yvonne C. Allen, Kevin M. Boswell, and David L. Nieland, editors. (2006) 85 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development at Selected Continental Slope Sites in the Gulf of Mexico; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2006-044); Vol II., Technical Report (MMS 2006-045), and Vol. III, Appendices (MMS 2006-046).  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc.  (2006) 45, 595, and 931 p.
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Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard-Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks- "Lophelia II" Interim Report. OCS Study BOEM 2012-106. James Brooks, Charles Fisher, Erik Cordes, Lliana Baums, Bernie Bernard, Robert Church, Peter Etnoyer, Chris German, Elizabeth Goehring, Ian MacDonald, Harry Roberts, Tim Shank, Dan Warren, Susan Welsh, & TDI-Brooks International Inc. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 128 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Feasibility of Using Remote-Sensing Techniques for Shoreline Delineation and Coastal Habitat Classification forEnvironmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Mapping (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-047. Katherine Born-Phillips, Chris Locke, Jacqueline Michel, DeWitt Braud. (2007) 65 p. PDF Technical
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The Flower Garden Banks (Northwest Gulf of Mexico): Environmental Characteristics and Human Interaction. OCS Study MMS 98-0010. Kenneth J.P. Deslarzes, ed. (1998) 100 p. PDF    
Foraminiferal Communities of Bathyal Hydrocarbon Seeps, Northern Gulf of Mexico: A Taxonomic, Ecologic, and Geologic Study. OCS study MMS 2009-013.  Sen Gupta, B.K., M.K. Lobegeier, and L.E.Smith. (2009) 373 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Importance of Zooplankton in the Diets of Blue Runner (Caranx crysus) Near Offshore Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2003-029.  Sean F. Keenan and Mark C. Benfield.  (2003)  129 p. on single compact disc.  PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 2004-2008. OCS Study  2010-052. Volume: I Technical Report. Beth Zimmer, Leslie Duncan, Richard B. Aronson, Kenneth J.P. Deslarzes, Donald R. Deis, Martha L. Robbart, William F. Precht, Les Kaufman, Burton Shank, Ernesto Weil, Jennifer field, David J. Evans, Leslie Whaylen. Volume II: Appendices. U.S. Department of the Interior, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 310 p.
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 2004-2005, Interim Report.  Volume I:  Technical Report and Volume II:  Appendices.  OCS Study MMS 2008-027 and MMS 2008-028.  William Precht, Richard Aronson, Kenneth Deslarzes, Martha Robbart, David Evans, Beth Zimmer and Leslie Duncan.  (2008)  Volume I -123 p. Volume II -1,330 p.
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Long-Term Monitoring of the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 1996-1997. OCS Study MMS 99-0005. Quentin R. Dokken, Ian R. MacDonald, John W. Tunnell, Jr., Carl R. Beaver, Gregory S. Boland, and Derek K. Hagman. (1999) 101 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 1998-1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-101. Quenton R. Dokken, Ian R. MacDonald, John W. Tunnell, Jr., Terry Wade, Carl R. Beaver, Susan A. Childs, Kim Withers, Thomas W. Bates. (2002) 119 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 1998-2001, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-031. Quentin R. Dokken et al. (2003) 89 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower GardenBanks National Marine Sanctuary, 2002-2003, Final Report. OCS Report MMS 2006-035. William F. Precht, Richard B. Aronson, Kenneth J. P. Deslarzes, Martha L. Robbart, Thaddeus J. T. Murdoch, Adam Gelber, David J. Evans, Bob Gearheart, Beth Zimmer. (2006) 182 p.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Loop Current Frontal Eddies Based on Satellite Remote Sensing and Drifter Data.  OCS Study MMS 2009-023.  Louisiana State University, University of Colorado, Horizon Marine. (2009) 78 p.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Mississippi/Alabama Pinnacle Trend Ecosystem Monitoring, Final Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-080. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., and Texas A&M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. (2001) 446 p.   PDF Technical
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Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Habitats and Benthic Ecology Study:  Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2009-039.  Gilbert T. Rowe and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II. (2009) 456 p.

 

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Offshore Petroleum Platforms: Functional Significance for Larval Fish Across Longitudinal and Latitudinal Gradients; Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2002-077. Richard F. Show, David C. Lindquist, Mark C. Benfield, Talat Farooqi, and John T. Plunket. (2003) CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)-Related Pipelines and Navigation Canals in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico: Relative Impacts on Wetland Habitats and Effectiveness of Mitigation. OCS Study MMS 2009-048.  James B. Johnston, Donald R. Cahoon and Megan K. La Peyre. (2009) 200 p. PDF Technical
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Platform Recruited Reef Fish Phase II: Do Platforms Provide Habitat that Increases the Survival of Reef Fishes? OCS Study BOEM 2013-0120. Michelle Zapp Sluis and James H. Cowan, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 43 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Post-Hurricane Assessment of Sensitive Habitats of the Flower Garden Banks Vicinity. OCS Study MMS 2009-032. M. L. Robbart, R. B. Aronson, K. J. P. Deslarzes, W. F. Precht, L. Duncan, B. Zimmer, and T. DeMunda. (2009) 160 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Potential for Accelerated Bioremediation and Restoration of Oil-Impacted Marshes through the Selection of Superior Oil-Tolerant Vegetation (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-042. Mark W. Hester, Quixam Lin, Irving A. Mendellsohn, and Dennis J. DesRoches. (2000) 47 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Proof of Concept for Platform Recruited Fish, Phase I:  Do Platforms Provide Habitat for Subadult Red Snapper? OCS Study MMS 2010-002.  L. K. Nowling, J. H. Cowan, Jr. and R. F. Shaw.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2010) xvii p. + 69 p. PDF Technical
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Rigs and Reefs: A Comparison of the Fish Communities at Two Artificial Reefs, a Production Platform, and a Natural Reef in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Report MMS 2003-009. Charles A. Wilson, Aaron Pierce, and Mark W. Miller, eds. (2003) 95 p. on single compact disc. PDF Technical
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Rigs-to-Reefs Policy, Progress, and Perspective. OCS Report MMS 2000-073. Les Dauterive. (2000) 8 p. PDF Technical
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Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of Lophelia pertusaand Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sitesin the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2007-035. William W. Schroeder. (2007) 49 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Seasonal and Spatial Variation in the Biomass and Size Frequency Distribution of the Fish Associated with Oil and Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2000-005. David R. Stanley and Charles A. Wilson. (2000) 252 + xxi p. PDF Technical
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico, Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2008-006. A. Jochens, D. Biggs, K. Benoit-Bird, D. Engelhardt, J. Gordon, C. Hu, N. Jaquet, M. Johnson, R. Leben, B. Mate, P. Miller, J. Oretga-Oritz, A. Thode, P.Tyack, and B. Wursig. (2008) 341 p. PDF Technical
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Stability and Change in Gulf of Mexico Chemosynthetic Communities; Vol. I: Executive Summary; Vol. II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-035 and 2002-036. Ian R. MacDonald, editor. (2002) 2 compact discs.
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Synopsis of Biological Data on the Kemp's Ridley Turtle, Lepidochelys kempi (Garman, 1880). OCS Study MMS 94-0023. Rene Marquez-M., comp. (1994) 91 p. PDF    
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HISTORY, OIL & GAS INDUSTRY
History of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in Southern Louisiana, Interim Report:  Volume I, Papers on the Evolving Offshore Industry (OCS Study MMS 2004-049); Volume II, Bayou Lafourche—An Oral History of the Development of the Oil and Gas Industry (OCS Study MMS 2004-050); Volume III, Samples of Interviews and Ethnographic Prefaces (OCS Study MMS 2004-051).  Diane Austin (vols. I, II), Tom McGuire (vols. I, II, III); and Bob Carriker, Joseph Pratt, Tyler Priest, and Allan G. Pulsipher (vol. I). (2004) 98, 147, and 74 p. PDF
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History of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in Southern Louisiana: Volume I:  Papers on the Evolving Offshore Industry, OCS Study MMS 2008-042.  Diane Austin, Tyler Priest, Lauren Penney, Joseph Pratt, Allan G. Pulsipher, Joseph Abel and Jennifer Taylor. 264 p., Volume II: Bayou Lafourche - Oral Histories of the Oil and Gas Industry, OCS Study MMS 2008-043. Tom McGuire. 177 p. Volume III: Morgan City's History in the Era of Oil and Gas - Perspectives of Those Who Were There, OCS Study MMS 2008-044, Diane E. Austin. 238 p. Volume VI: Terrebonne Parish.  OCS Study MMS 2008-045.  James L. Sell and Tom McGuire. 90 p. Volume V: Guide to the Interviews.  OCS Study MMS 2008-046.  Diane E. Austin. 1259 p. Volume VI: ACollection of Photographs. OCS Study MMS 2008-047. Diane E. Austin and Justin Gaines. 165 p. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008). PDF
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HYDRATES
Multicomponent and Multifrequency Seismic for Assessment of Fluid-Gas Expulsion Geology and Gas-Hydrate Deposits: Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study  2010-046. B. A. Hardage and H. H. Roberts. (2010) 100 p.  PDF Technical
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Oceanic Gas Hydrate Research and Activities Review, OCS Study MMS 2000-017. Mary C. Boatman and Jennifer Peterson. (2000) 68 p. PDF Technical
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HYDROCARBONS
Assessment of Opportunities for Alternative Uses of Hydrocarbon Infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study  2011-028. Mark J. Kaiser, Brian Snyder, Allan G. Pulsipher. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 282 p.  PDF Technical Announcement    Technical Summary
Atlas of Gulf of Mexico Gas and Oil Sands as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-086. Barbara J. Bascle, Lesley D. Nixon, and Katherine M. Ross. (2001) CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Degradation of Synthetic-Based Drilling Mud Base Fluids by Gulf of Mexico Sediments, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2006-028. Deborah J. Roberts and Alan H. Nguyen. (2006) 126 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Simultaneous Exposure to Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Hypoxia, and Prior Exposure on the Tolerance and Sublethal Responses of Marine Animals: Blue Crabs and Killifish; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-009. William B. Stickle, Jr. (2002) 18 p. PDF Technical
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Fate and Effects of Barium and Radium-Rich Fluid Emissions from Hydrocarbon Seeps on the Benthic Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico Offshore Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 2001-004. Paul Aharon, Dan Van Gent, Baoshun Fu, L. Max Scott. (2001) 141 p.   PDF      Technical
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Foraminiferal Communities of Bathyal Hydrocarbon Seeps, Northern Gulf of Mexico: A Taxonomic, Ecologic, and Geologic Study. OCS study MMS 2009-013.  Sen Gupta, B.K., M.K. Lobegeier, and L.E.Smith. (2009) 373 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Idle Iron in the Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2007-031.  Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher (2007) 197 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Mixtures of Metals and Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons May Elicit Complex, Nonadditive Toxicological Interactions. OCS StudyMMS 2007-019.  John W. Fleeger, Sidney J. Marlborough, Kurt A. Gust, Kevin R. Carman, Soroya Silva. (2007) 32 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Oceanic Gas Hydrate Research and Activities Review, OCS Study MMS 2000-017. Mary C. Boatman and Jennifer Peterson. (2000) 68 p. PDF Technical
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Offshore Drilling Industry and Rig Construction Market in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study BOEM-2013-0112. Mark J. Kaiser, Brian Snyder, Allan G. Pulsipher. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2013) 375 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
User's Guide for the 2014 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2014) OCS Study BOEM 2014-606. Darcy Wilson & Brian Boyer. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 81 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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User's Guide for the 2011 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2011). OCS Study  2011-011. Darcy Wilson, Eastern Research Group, Inc., Morrisville, North Carolina, Brian Boyer, COMM Engineering, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 80 p.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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HYPOXIA
Effects of Simultaneous Exposure to Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Hypoxia, and Prior Exposure on the Tolerance and Sublethal Responses of Marine Animals: Blue Crabs and Killifish; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-009. William B. Stickle, Jr. (2002) 18 p. PDF Technical
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Influence of Hypoxia on the Interpretation of Effects of Petroleum Production Activities (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0022. Nancy M. Rabalais, Lorene E. Smith, Edward B. Overton, and Anne L. Zoeller. (1993) 158 p. PDF      Technical
Summary
Integrated Bio-Physical Modeling of the Louisiana-Texas (LATEX) Shelf. OCS Study BOEM 2012-108. R.D. Hetland, K. Fennel, C.K. Harris, J. Kaihatu, K. Xu, S.F. DiMarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2012), 124 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Relative Contribution of Produced Water Discharge in the Development of Hypoxia. OCS Study MMS 2005-044. Nancy N. Rabalais. (2005) 37 + 11 p. PDF Technical
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IMPACTS
Accounting for Socioeconomic Change from Offshore Oil and Gas: Cumulative Effects on Louisiana's Coastal Parishes, 1969-2000. OCS Study MMS 2006-030. Allan G. Pulsipher. (2006) 97 p. PDF  Technical
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Bluewater Fishing and OCS Activity:  Interactions Between the Fishing and Petroleum Industries in Deepwaters of the Gulf of Mexico; Deepwater Program; Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2002-078.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2003) 261 p. on single compact disc. PDF Technical
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Brief Overview of Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Pipelines:  Installation, Potential Impacts, and Mitigation Measures.  OCS Report MMS 2001-067.  Deborah Cranswick. (2001) 14 p. PDF    
Characterization of Chronic Sources and Impacts of Tar Along the Louisiana Coast (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0046. Charles B. Henry, Jr., Paulene O. Roberts, and Edward B. Overton. (1993) 63 p. PDF   Technical
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Deepwater Development: A Reference Document for the Deepwater Environmental Assessment, Gulf of Mexico OCS (1998 through 2007). OCS Report MMS 2000-015. James B. Regg, Staci Atkins, Bill Hauser, Joseph Hennessey, Bernard J. Kruse, Joan Lowenhaupt, Bob Smith, & Amy White. (2000) 94 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 + xxii p. (Vol. I) and 287 p. (Vol. II).
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Deepwater Program: Literature Review, Environmental Risks of Chemical Products Used in Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Oil and Gas Operations; Vol. I: Technical Report; Vol. II: Appendices. OCS Study MMS 2001-011 and 2001-012. Paul Boehm, David Turton, Amar Rval, Dan Candle, Deborah French, Nancy Rabalais, Robert Spies, and Jay Johnson. (2001) 325 p. + 370 p.
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Degradation of Synthetic-Based Drilling Mud Base Fluids by Gulf of Mexico Sediments, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2006-028. Deborah J. Roberts and Alan H. Nguyen. (2006) 126 p. PDF Technical
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Economic Impact in the U.S. of Deepwater Projects: A Survey of Five Projects. OCS Study MMS 2004-041. John J. Stiff and Joachim Singelmann. (2004) 171 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development at Selected Continental Slope Sites in the Gulf of Mexico; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2006-044); Vol II., Technical Report (MMS 2006-045), and Vol. III, Appendices (MMS 2006-046). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2006) 45 p. + 595 p. + 931 p.
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Effect of the Oil and Gas Industry on Commuting and Migration Patterns in Louisiana, 1960-1990.  OCS Study MMS 2002-072.  Natusumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann.  (2002)  CD-ROM.    PDF Technical
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Effects of Simultaneous Exposure to Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Hypoxia, and Prior Exposure on the Tolerance and Sublethal Responses of Marine Animals: Blue Crabs and Killifish; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-009. William B. Stickle, Jr. (2002) 18 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Subsea Processing on Deepwater Environments in the Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2008-022. T. M. Grieb, T. E. Donn, J. Collins, J. Radde, C. Perez, J. B. Smith, G. Rowe, S. Scott and G. T. Ririe. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 66 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Energy Market and Infrastructure Information for Evaluating Renewale Energy Projects for the Atlantic and Pacific OCS Regions Volume I:  Technical Report Volume II:  Appendices.  OCS Study BOEM 2013-0113 Eastern Research Group.  U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2013) Volume I 310 pp.  Volume II - Appendices 96 pp.  Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.
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Estimation of Fisheries Impacts Due to Underwater Explosives Used to Sever and Salvage Oil and Gas Platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-087. Gregg R. Gitschlag, Michael J. Schirripa, and Joseph E. Powers. (2001) 80 p. PDF Technical
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Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures, Information Synthesis Report.  OCS Study MMS 2003-070.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2004) 229 p. PDF Technical
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Explosive Removal Scenario Simulation Results, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-064.  Adam S. Frankel and William T. Ellison. (2005) 48 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operations and Activities, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-001. Gulf of Mexico COS Region. (2000) 240 + xix p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Species Workshop, June 1999. OCS Study MMS 2001-039. Melanie McKay, Judith Nides, William Lang, and Debra Vigil. (2001) 171 p. PDF    
How Does Produced Water Cause a Reduction in the Genetic Diversity of Harpacticoid Copepods? Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-078. John W. Fleeger, David W. Foltz, Axayácatl Rocha-Olivares. (2001) 35 p. PDF Technical
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Impact Assessment of Exploration Wells Offshore South Florida.  OCS Study MMS 89-0022.  E.A. Shinn et al. (1990) 95 p. PDF    
Interactions Between Migrating Birds and Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-009.  Robert W. Russell, ed. (2005) 325 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Loop Current Frontal Eddies Based on Satellite Remote Sensing and Drifter Data.  OCS Study MMS 2009-023. Louisiana State University, University of Colorado, Horizon Marine. (2009) 78 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Management of the MMS-LSU Coastal Marine Institute: A Report of the First Six Years, 1992-1998; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-062.Robert S. Carney, comp. (2001) 83 p. PDF    Technical
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Marine and Coastal Fishes Subject to Impingement by Cooling-Water Intake Systems in the Northern Gulf of Mexico:  An Annotated Bibliography.  OCS Report MMS 2003-040.  Fernando Martinez-Andrade and Donald M. Baltz.  (2003)  113 p. on compact disc. PDF Technical
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Mississippi/Alabama Pinnacle Trend Ecosystem Monitoring, Final Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-080. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., and Texas A&M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. (2001) 446 p. PDF Technical
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MMS Seafloor Monitoring Project: First Annual Technical Report, 1997 Field Season. OCS Study MMS 99-0014. Jack B. Irion and Richard J. Anuskiewicz, comps. (1999) 41 p. + 22 p.   Technical
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Modeling Waves and Currents Produced by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. OCS Study MMS 2009-060.  Lie-Yauw Oey and Dong-Ping Wang.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service. (2009) xviii + 135 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico, Second Annual Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-009. Radian International LLC and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2000) 28 p. PDF Technical
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OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume 1: Post-Hurricane Impact Assessment. OCS Study 2011-043. David E. Dismukes. OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume II: Communities in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-044. M.F. Kaplan, A. Laughland, J. Mott. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 372 p. and 163 p., respectively.
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Oil Spill During Hurricane Lili, Outer Continental Shelf, Ship Shoal Block 119:  Responses, Fate, and Effects.  OCS Report MMS 2003-039.  Margaret Metcalf, Harold Wright, Elizabeth Peuler, Nicholas Wetzel, and Michael Gravois.  (2003)  20 p. on one compact disc. PDF Technical
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Operational and Socioeconomic Impact of Nonexplosive Removal of Offshore Structures.  OCS Study MMS 2004-074.  Twachtman Snyder & Byrd, Inc., and the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University. (2004) 50 p. PDF Technical
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Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)-Related Pipelines and Navigation Canals in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico:  Relative Impacts on Wetland Habitats and Effectiveness of Mitigation.  OCS Study MMS 2009-048.  James B. Johnston, Donald R. Cahoon and Megan K. La Peyre. (2009) 200 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Relative Contribution of Produced Water Discharge in the Development of Hypoxia.  OCS Study MMS 2005-044.  Nancy N. Rabalais. (2005) 37 + 11 p. PDF Technical
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Shock Wave/Sound Propagation Modeling Results for Calculating Marine Protected Species Impact Zones During Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures. OCS Study MMS 2003-059.  Peter T. Dzwilewski and Gregg Fenton. (2003) 34 p. on compact disc.
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico; Annual Report: Year 1. OCS Study MMS 2003-069. Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs, eds. (2004) 125 p. on CD. PDF Technical
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico, Annual Report, Year 2.  OCS Study MMS 2004-067. Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs. (2004) 151 p. PDF Technical
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico, AnnualReport:  Years 3 and 4.  OCS Study MMS 2006-067.  Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs. (2007) 95 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico; Summary Report: 2002-2004. OCS Study MMS 2006-034. A. Jochens, D. Biggs, et al. (2006) 327 p. PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the Breton Offshore Activities Data System (BOADS) for Air Quality, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-081. Dana L. Coe, Donna J. Ladner, Jeff D. Prouty, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2001) 73 p. and compact disc PDF Technical
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LEASE SALES
Competition and Performance in Oil and Gas Lease Sales and Development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 1983-1999.  OCS Study MMS 2007-034.  Ormowumi O. Iledare and Mark Kaiser. (2007) 106 p. PDF  Technical Announcement Technical Summary
An Informational Brochure on Proposed Lease Sale 181 in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.  MMS 2000-088. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 4 p. PDF      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales:  2007-2012, Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Volume I: Chapters 1-8 and Appendices; Volume II: Figures and Tables. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2006-062. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2006) Vol. I: 769 + xxxv p., Vol. II: 163 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales:  2007-2012; Western Planning Area Sales 204, 207, 210, 215, and 218; Central Planning Area Sales 205, 206, 208, 213, 216 and 222; Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA 2007-018. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2007) 165 and 900 p. PDF
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales 189 and 197, Eastern Planning Area, Draft Environmental Impact Statement; Volume I, Chapters 1–8 and Appendices; Volume II, Figures and Tables. OCS EIS-EA MMS 2002-056. Gulf of Mexico Region. (2002) xlii + 520 p. and 150 p.      
Oil and Gas Leasing Procedures Guidelines, Outer Continental Shelf.  OCS Report MMS 2001-076.  MMS Gulf of Mexico Region. (2001) 150 p. PDF    Technical Announcement  
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 194, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment..  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-068.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 36 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 197, Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment.. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-069.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 31 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 174, Western Gulf of Mexico: Environmental Assessment. OCS Study MMS 99-0002. Gulf of Mexico Region. (1999) 18 p.          
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 184, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-008.  MMS Gulf of Mexico Region. (2002) 27 p.        
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 190, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2003-066. GOMR Region. (2003) 26 p.      
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 192, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-007. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 19 p. PDF    
Proposed OCS Lease Sale 196, Western Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2005-010.  MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2005) 41 p. PDF    
Statistical Summary, 2002; Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2003-027. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2003) 134 p.        

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LNG FACILITIES
Examination of the Development of Liquefied Natural Gas on the Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2008-017. David E. Dismukes. (2008) 106 p. PDF  Technical
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LOUISIANA
Accounting for Socioeconomic Change from Offshore Oil and Gas: Cumulative Effects on Louisiana's Coastal Parishes, 1969-2000. OCS Study MMS 2006-030. Allan G. Pulsipher. (2006) 97 p.  PDF Technical
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Air Quality and Dispersion Meteorology over the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Measurements, Analyses, and Syntheses (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-014. S.A. Hsu and B.W. Blanchard (2000). 188 p. PDF Technical
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Analysis of Ambient Pollutant Concentrations and Meteorological Conditions Affecting EPA Class I and II Areas in Southeastern Louisiana; Vol. I: Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 96-0062); Vol. II: Appendices (MMS 96-0063).S.A. Hsu. (1997) 137 and 355 p.
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Benefits and Burdens of OCS Activities on States, Labor Market Areas, Coastal Counties, and Selected Communities.  OCS Study MMS 2008-052.  John S. Petterson, Edward Glazier, Laura Stanley, Carson Mencken, Karl Eschback, Patrick Moore, and Pamela Goode. 2008. 470 p. PDF Technical
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Characterization of Chronic Sources and Impacts of Tar Along the Louisiana Coast (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0046. Charles B. Henry, Jr., Paulene O. Roberts, and Edward B. Overton. (1993) 63 p. PDF   Technical
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Data Quality Control and Emissions Inventories of OCS Oil and Gas Production Activities in the Breton Area of the Gulf of Mexico; Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-071.  Richard Billings and Darcy Wilson. (2004) 79 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
DeSoto Canyon Eddy Intrusion Study, Final Report; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-079) and Vol. II, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 2000-080). Thomas J. Berger, Peter Hamilton, James J. Singer, Evans Waddell, James H. Churchill, Robert R. Leben, Thomas N. Lee, and Wilton Sturges. (2001) 41 p. + 275 p.
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Development of Bioremediation for Oil Spill Cleanup in Coastal Wetlands, Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2002-048. Irving A. Mendelssohn and Qianxin Lin, editors. (2003) 97 p. on compact disc. PDF Technical
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Dispersion in Broad, Shallow Estuaries: A Model Study. OCS Study MMS 2001-054. Masimichi Inoue, William J. Wiseman, Jr., Dongho Park, Dubravo Justic, and Gregg Stone. (2001) 54 p. PDF Technical
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Dynamic Height and Seawater Transport across the Louisiana--Texas Shelf Break; Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-045. Carole L. Current and William J. Wiseman. (2000) 45 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Economic and Social Consequences of the Oil Spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 99-0028. Allan G. Pulsipher, Deborah Tootle, and Richard Pincomb. (1999) 32 p. PDF   Technical
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Economic Impact in the U.S. of Deepwater Projects: A Survey of Five Projects.  OCS Study MMS 2004-041.  John J. Stiff and Joachim Singelmann. (2004) 171 p. PDF Technical
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Ecosystem Analysis of the Louisiana Bight and Adjacent Shelf Environments; Vol. I: The Fate of Organic Matter and Nutrients in the Sediments of the Louisiana Bight (OCS Study MMS 96-0055); Vol. II: Bibliography of Ecological Studies (MMS 96-0057).Robert R. Twilley (Vols. I and II) and Brent A. McKee (Vol. II). (1997) 124 p. + 129 p.
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Effects of Changes in Oil and Gas Prices and State Offshore Petroleum Production on the Louisiana Economy, 1969-1999.  (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-052.  Omowumi O. Iledare and Williams C. Olatubi. (2004) 45 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Effect of the Oil and Gas Industry on Commuting and Migration Patterns in Louisiana, 1960-1990.  OCS Study MMS 2002-072.  Natusumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann.  (2002)  CD-ROM.    PDF Technical
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High-Resolution Integrated Hydrology–Hydrodynamic Model: Development and Application to Barataria Basin, Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-063.  Dongho Park, Masamichi Inoue, William J. Wiseman, Jr., Dubravko Justic, and Gregg Stone. (2004) 73 p. PDF Technical
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History of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in Southern Louisiana: Volume I:  Papers on the Evolving Offshore Industry, OCS Study MMS 2008-042.  Diane Austin, Tyler Priest, Lauren Penney, Joseph Pratt, Allan G. Pulsipher, Joseph Abel and Jennifer Taylor. 264 p. Volume II: Bayou Lafourche - Oral Histories of the Oil and Gas Industry, OCS Study MMS 2008-043.  Tom McGuire. 177 p. Volume III:  Morgan City's History in the Era of Oil and Gas - Perspectives of Those Who Were There, OCS Study MMS 2008-044, Diane E. Austin. 238 p. Volume VI:  Terrebonne Parish. OCS Study MMS 2008-045. James L. Sell and Tom McGuire. 90 p. Volume V: Guide to the Interviews. OCS Study MMS 2008-046.  Diane E. Austin. 1259 p. Volume VI: ACollection of Photographs. OCS Study MMS 2008-047.  Diane E. Austin and Justin Gaines. 165 p. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008).
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Influence of Hypoxia on the Interpretation of Effects of Petroleum Production Activities (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0022. Nancy M. Rabalais, Lorene E. Smith, Edward B. Overton, and Anne L. Zoeller. (1993) 158 p. PDF      Technical
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History of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in Southern Louisiana, Interim Report:  Volume I, Papers on the Evolving Offshore Industry (OCS Study MMS 2004-049); Volume II, Bayou Lafourche—An Oral History of the Development of the Oil and Gas Industry (OCS Study MMS 2004-050); Volume III, Samples of Interviews and Ethnographic Prefaces (OCS Study MMS 2004-051).  Diane Austin (vols. I, II), Tom McGuire (vols. I, II, III); and Bob Carriker, Joseph Pratt, Tyler Priest, and Allan G. Pulsipher (vol. I). (2004) 98p. + 147p. + 74 p.
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Investigation of Pressure and Pressure Gradients along the Louisiana/Texas Inner Shelf and Their Relationships to Wind Forcing and Current Variability (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-057. Nan Walker, Ewa Jarosz, and Steve Murray. (2001) 39 p. PDF Technical
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Investigation of Pressure and Pressure Gradients along the Louisiana/Texas Inner Shelf and Their Relationships to Wind Forcing and Current Variability (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-057. Nan Walker, Ewa Jarosz, and Steve Murray. (2001) 39 p. PDF Technical
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Labor and Demand in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in the 1990's: The Louisiana Case.  OCS Study MMS 2003-022. Forrest A. Deseran and Linda Tobin.  (2003)  Compact disc (20 p.) PDF   Technical Announcement Technical
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Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part I. Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-019. Diane C. Keithly. (2001) 22 + 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part 2; Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-020. David W. Hughes, J. Matthew Fannin, Walter Keithly, Williams Olatubi, and Jiemin Guo. (2002). Companion volume to Part 1, OCS Study MMS 2001-019. 49 p. PDF Technical
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An Observational Study of the Mississippi-Atchafalaya Coastal Plume, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0040. Stephen P. Murray, ed. (1999) 520 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico; Final Performance Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-028. Vaisala Meteorological Systems, Inc., and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2002) 114 p. PDF Technical
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Observational and Predictive Study of Inner Shelf Currents over the Louisiana-Texas Shelf (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-036.  Lawrence J. Rouse et al. (2004) 207 p. PDF Technical
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Oil and Gas Development and Coastal Income Inequality: A Comparative Analysis (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 94-0052. Charles M. Tolbert. (1995) 75 p. PDF     Technical
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Oil Spill During Hurricane Lili, Outer Continental Shelf, Ship Shoal Block 119:  Responses, Fate, and Effects.  OCS Report MMS 2003-039.  Margaret Metcalf, Harold Wright, Elizabeth Peuler, Nicholas Wetzel, and Michael Gravois.  (2003)  20 p. on one compact disc. PDF Technical Announcement  
Outer Continental Shelf Pipelines Crossing the Louisiana Coastal Zone: A Geographical Information System Approach, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-038. R. Hampton Peele, John I. Snead, and Weiwen Feng. (2002) 1 compact disc. PDF Technical
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Proposed OCS Lease Sale 182, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-097. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 52 p. PDF    
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 + xv p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Social and Economic Impacts of OCS Activity on Individuals and Families; Vol. I: Final Report; Vol. II: Case Studies of Morgan City and New Iberia, Louisiana (OCS Study MMS 2002-022 and -023). Vol. I: Diane Austin, Karen Coelho, Andrew Gardner, Ryland Higgins, and Tom McGuire. Vol. II: Diane Austin, Andrew Gardner, Rylan Higgins, Jennifer Schrag-James, Shannon Sparks, and Leah Stauber. (2002) 297 p. + 197 p.
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Socioeconomic Baseline Study for the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report: Description of the Dataset, 1930-1990 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-054. Natsumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann. (2002) Compact disc.   PDF Technical
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Supply Network for Deepwater Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico: An Empirical Analysis of Demand for Port Services: Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-047. Jay Jayawardana and Anatoly Hochstein. (2004) 98 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Texas-Louisiana Shelf Circulation and Transport Processes Study: Synthesis Report; Vol. I, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 98-0035); Vol. II, Appendices (MMS 98-0036). A.W. Nowlin, Jr., A.E. Jochens, R.O. Reid, and S.F. DiMarco. (1998) 450 p. + 284 p.
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User's Guide for the Breton Offshore Activities Data System (BOADS) for Air Quality, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-081. Dana L. Coe, Donna J. Ladner, Jeff D. Prouty, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2001) 73 p. and compact disc. PDF Technical
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Velocity and Transport Characteristics of the Louisiana-Texas Coastal Current during 1994. OCS Study MMS 2001-093. Stephen P. Murray, Ewa Jarosz, and Edward T. Weeks III. (2002) 89 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Wave Climate and Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics with Implications for Offshore Sand Mining and Barrier Island Replenishment in South-Central Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-053. Gregory W. Stone (2002) Compact Disc.   PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Wind and Eddy-Related Circulation on the Louisiana/Texas Shelf and Slope Determined from Satellite and In-Situ Measurements, October 1993--August 1994, Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-025. Nan D. Walker. (2001) 57 p.  PDF Technical
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MAPS AND CHARTS - OFFSHORE
Visual 1: Active Leases and Infrastructure, April 2005. OCS Map 2005-014.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2005).1 sheet.      
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MARICULTURE
Mariculture Associated with Oil and Gas Structures: A Compendium. OCS Study MMS 96-0050. Villere Reggio, comp. (1996) 32 p. GOM ($3). PDF Technical Announcement  
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MARINE BIOLOGY
Across-Shelf Larval, Postlarval, and Juvenile Fish Collected at Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and a Coastal Rock Jetty West of the Mississippi River Delta (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-077. Frank J. Hernandez, Jr., Richard F. Shaw, Joseph S. Cope, James G. Ditty, Mark C. Benfield, and Talat Farooqi. (2002) 144 p. PDF  Technical Announcement Technical
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Archaeological and Biological Analysis of World War II Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico Artificial Reef Effect in Deep Water. OCS MMS 2007-015. R. Church, D. Warren, R. Cullimore, L. Johnston, W. Schroeder, W. Patterson, T. Shirley, M. Kilgour, N. Morris, and J. Moore. (2007) 363 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Archaeological Excavation of the Mardi Gras Shipwreck (16GM01), Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope.  OCS Report MMS 2008-037.  Ben Ford, Amy Borgens, William Bryant, Dawn Marshall, Peter Hitchcock, Cesar Arias, and Donny Hamilton. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 313 p. PDF    
Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Use of the Ship/Trinity/Tiger Shoal Complex as a Nationally Important Spawning/Hatching/Foraging Ground.  Discovery, Evaluation, and Sand Mining Recommendations Based on Blue Crab, Shrimp, and Spotted Seatrout Findings.  OCS Report 2009-043.  Condrey, R. E. and Gelpi, C. G.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010. 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Characterization of Algal-Invertebrate Mats at Offshore Platforms and the Assessment of Methods for Artificial Substrate Studies, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-038.    R.S. Carney. (2005) 46 p. and appendices. PDF   Technical
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Coastal Upwelling and Mass Mortalities of Fishes and Invertebrates in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico During Spring and Summer 1998, Final Report. MMS 99-0049. Sneed B. Collard and Alexis Lugo-Fernandez. (1999) 16 p. PDF    
The Deep Sea Gulf of Mexico: An Overview and Guide. OCS Study MMS 2001-065. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole, and Larry R. Martin. (2001) 28 p.and CD-ROM. PDF Technical Announcement  
The Flower Garden Banks (Northwest Gulf of Mexico): Environmental Characteristics and Human Interaction. OCS Study MMS 98-0010. Kenneth J.P. Deslarzes, ed. (1998) 100 p. PDF    
Foraminiferal Communities of Bathyal Hydrocarbon Seeps, Northern Gulf of Mexico: A Taxonomic, Ecologic, and Geologic Study. OCS study MMS 2009-013.  Sen Gupta, B.K., M.K. Lobegeier, and L.E.Smith. (2009) 373 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Importance of Zooplankton in the Diets of Blue Runner (Caranx crysus) Near Offshore Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2003-029.  Sean F. Keenan and Mark C. Benfield. (2003) 129 p. on single compact disc. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Monitoring of the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 1996-1997. OCS Study MMS 99-0005. Quentin R. Dokken, Ian R. MacDonald, John W. Tunnell, Jr., Carl R. Beaver, Gregory S. Boland, and Derek K. Hagman. (1999) 101 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Lophelia Reef Megafaunal Community Structure, Biotopes, Genetics, Microbial Ecology, and Geology (2004-2006). OCS Study MMS 2008-015. K. J. Sulak, M. T. Randall, K. E. Luke, A. D. Norem and J. M. Miler.  U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Minerals Management Service (MMS).   PDF Technical
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Management of the MMS-LSU Coastal Marine Institute: A Report of the First Six Years, 1992-1998; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-062.Robert S. Carney, comp. (2001) 83 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Mississippi/Alabama Pinnacle Trend Ecosystem Monitoring, Final Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-080. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., and Texas A&M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. (2001) 446 p. PDF  Technical Announcement Technical
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Offshore Petroleum Platforms: Functional Significance for Larval Fish Across Longitudinal and Latitudinal Gradients; Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2002-077. Richard F. Show, David C. Lindquist, Mark C. Benfield, Talat Farooqi, and John T. Plunket. (2003) CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Physical/Biological Oceanographic Integration Workshop for the DeSoto Canyon and Adjacent Shelf, October 19-21, 1999. OCS Study MMS 2000-074. William W. Schroeder and Carolyn F. Wood, eds. (2001) 157 p. PDF Technical
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Platform Debris Fields Associated with the Blue Dolphin (Buccaneer) Gas and Oil Field Artificial Reef Sites Offshore Freeport, Texas:  Extent, Composition, and Biological Utilization (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2008-048. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole & Larry R. Martin. 2008. 112 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Proof of Concept for Platform Recruited Fish, Phase I: Do Platforms Provide Habitat for Subadult Red Snapper? OCS Study MMS 2010-002. L. K. Nowling, J. H. Cowan, Jr. and R. F. Shaw. U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2010) xvii + 69 p. PDF Technical
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Selected Aspects of the Ecology of the Continental Slope Fauna of the Gulf of Mexico:  A Synopsis of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Study, 1983-1988. OCS Study MMS 2003-072.  Benny J. Galaway, John G. Cole, Robert G. Fechholm. (2003) 44 p. PDF Technical
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Spatial and Temporal Variability of Plankton Stocks on the Basis of Acoustic Backscatter Intensity and Direct Measurements in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-063. Rebecca L. Scott, Douglas C. Biggs, and Steven F. DiMarco. (2001) 117 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Survival of a Hydrogen-Utilizing Bacterium when Introduced into Native and Foreign Environments (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-094. Paul A. LaRock and Lisa S. Donovan. (2002) 52 p. PDF Technical
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Workshop on Environmental Issues Surrounding Deepwater Oil and Gas Development, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0022. Robert S. Carney, ed. (1998) 144 p.  PDF Technical Announcement  
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MARINE DEBRIS
Marine Debris Point Source Investigation, Padre Island National Seashore, March 1994 - September 1995. OCS Study MMS 96-0023. John E. Miller and Darrell L. Echols (1996) 31 p. PDF  Technical Announcement  Technical
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Platform Debris Fields Associated with the Blue Dolphin (Buccaneer) Gas and Oil Field Artificial Reef Sites Offshore Freeport, Texas:  Extent, Composition, and Biological Utilization (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2008-048.  Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole and Larry R. Martin. 2008. 112 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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MARINE MAMMALS
Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations. Vol. I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-002), Vol. II: Technical Report (MMS 2000-003), Vol. III: Data Appendix (MMS 2000-004). Randall W. Davis, William E. Evans, and Bernd Würsig. (2000) 27 + xviii p. 346 p. + xl p.+ 201 p. + xxvi p.
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Cooperative Research to Study Dive Patters of Sperm Whales in the Atlantic Ocean. OCS MMS 2007-033. Debra Palka and Mark Johnson (2007) 40 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Deepwater Program: Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Habitats and Benthic Ecology; Interim Report – Year 2.  OCS Study MMS 2002-063.  Gilbert T. Rowe and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II. (2002) 138 p. PDF Technical
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Explosive Removal Scenario Simulation Results, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-064.  Adam S. Frankel and William T. Ellison. (2005) 48 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Species Workshop, June 1999. OCS Study MMS 2001-039. Melanie McKay, Judith Nides, William Lang, and Debra Vigil. (2001) 171 p. PDF    
Literature Synthesis for the North and Central Atlantic Ocean. OCS Study 2011-012. Bruce Kaplan. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 447 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico; Annual Report: Year 1. OCS Study MMS 2003-069. Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs, eds. (2004) 125 p. on CD. PDF Technical
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico, Annual Report, Year 2. OCS Study MMS 2004-067. Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs. (2004) 151 p. PDF Technical
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico, AnnualReport:  Years 3 and 4. OCS Study MMS 2006-067. Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs. (2007) 95 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico; Summary Report: 2002-2004. OCS Study MMS 2006-034. A. Jochens, D. Biggs, et al. (2006) 327 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico, Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2008-006.  A. Jochens, D. Biggs, K. Benoit-Bird, D. Engelhardt, J. Gordon, C. Hu, N. Jaquet, M. Johnson, R. Leben, B. Mate, P.Miller, J. Oretga-Oritz, A. Thode, p.Tyack, and B. Wursig. (2008) 341 p.  PDF Technical
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METEOROLOGY
Air Quality and Dispersion Meteorology over the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Measurements, Analyses, and Syntheses (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-014. S.A. Hsu and B.W. Blanchard (2000). 188 p.  PDF  Technical Announcement Technical
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Analysis of Ambient Pollutant Concentrations and Meteorological Conditions Affecting EPA Class I and II Areas in Southeastern Louisiana; Vol. I: Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 96-0062); Vol. II: Appendices (MMS 96-0063).S.A. Hsu. (1997) 137 and 355 p.
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Boundary Layer Study in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-060. Clinton P.MacDonald, Paul T. Roberts, Mark R. Lilly, Charley A. Knoderer, Dianne S. Miller, and Steven R. Hanna. (2004) 520 p. PDF Technical
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Cumulative Increment Analysis for the Breton National Wilderness Area.  OCS Study MMS 2008-058. U. S Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, La. N. J. M. Wheeler, S. B. Reid, K. J. Craig, J. R. Zielonka, D. R. Stauffer, and S. R. Hanna. 2008. 343 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Physical Oceanography Reanalysis and Synthesis of Historical Data: Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-064. Worth D. Nowlin, Jr., Ann E. Jochens, Steven F. DiMarco, Robert O. Reid, and Matthew K. Howard. (2001) 520 p. and 3 compact discs. PDF Technical
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Evaluation of NASA Aura's Data Products for Use in Air Quality Studies over the Gulf of Mexico. 2010-051. A Pour Biazar, R.T. McNider, Mike Newchurch, Lihua Wang, Yun Hee Park. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 2010, 82 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Five-Year Meteorological Datasets for CALMET/CALPUFF AND THE OCD5 Modeling of the Gulf of Mexico Region.  OCS MMS 2008-029.  Sharon g. Douglas and A. Belle Hudischewskyj.  (2008)  54 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Investigation of Pressure and Pressure Gradients along the Louisiana/Texas Inner Shelf and Their Relationships to Wind Forcing and Current Variability (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-057. Nan Walker, Ewa Jarosz, and Steve Murray. (2001) 39 p. PDF Technical
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Management of the MMS-LSU Coastal Marine Institute: A Report of the First Six Years, 1992-1998; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-062.Robert S. Carney, comp. (2001) 83 p. PDF   Technical
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Meteorological and Wave Measurements for Improving Meteorological and Air Quality Modeling OCS Study BOEM 2013-01110. C. P. MacDonald, A. E. Ray, Paul T. Roberts, C.A. Knoderer, L. Bariteau, C. W. Fairall,, W. J. Gibson, J. E. Hare. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 102 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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Meteorology of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Data from 1995 to 1997, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-075. M.A. Yocke, C.A. Emery, P. Robert, C. MacDonald, D. Ladner, J. Prouty, and A. Barnett. (2000) 156 + xviii p.and 5 compact discs. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico; Final Performance Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-028. Vaisala Meteorological Systems, Inc., and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2002) 114 p. PDF Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico, Second Annual Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-009. Radian International LLC and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2000) 28 p. PDF Technical
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Satellite Data Assimilation into Meteorological/Air Quality Models. OCS Study 2010-050. A.Pour Biazar, R.T. McNider, S. Mackaro. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 70 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Synthesis, Analysis, and Integration of Meteorological and Air Quality Date for the Gulf of Mexico Region:  Volume I:  User's Manual for the Gulf of Mexico Air Quality Database (Version 1.0).  OCS Study MMS 2009-055.  B. Davis-Noland, J. Ward and J. Adlhoch. 2009. Volume II: Technical Reference Manual for the Gulf of Mexico Air Quality Database.  OCS Study MMS 2009-056. B. Davis-Noland, J. Ward, and J. Adlhoch. 2009, 49 p. Volume III: Data Analysis. OCS Study MMS 2009-057. S. Douglas, J. Haney, A. Hudischewskyj, and Y. Wei. 2009. 265 p. Volume IV: CART Analysis of Modeling Episode Days. OCS Sturdy MMS 2009-058. S. Douglas, J. Haney and A. Hudischewskyj. 2009. 30 p., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.
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User's Guide for the Breton Offshore Activities Data System (BOADS) for Air Quality, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-081. Dana L. Coe, Donna J. Ladner, Jeff D. Prouty, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2001) 73 p. and compact disc. PDF Technical
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Visibility and Atmospheric Dispersion Capability over the Northern Gulf of Mexico:  Estimations and Observations of Boundary Layer Parameters (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-008.  S.A. Hsu and B.W. Blanchard. (2005) 184 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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MISSISSIPPI
Air Quality and Dispersion Meteorology over the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Measurements, Analyses, and Syntheses (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-014. S.A. Hsu and B.W. Blanchard (2000). 188 p. PDF  Technical
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Benefits and Burdens of OCS Activities on States, Labor Market Areas, Coastal Counties, and Selected Communities.  OCS Study MMS 2008-052. John S. Petterson, Edward Glazier, Laura Stanley, Carson Mencken, Karl Eschback, Patrick Moore, and Pamela Goode. 2008. 470 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Data Quality Control and Emissions Inventories of OCS Oil and Gas Production Activities in the Breton Area of the Gulf of Mexico; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-071.  Richard Billings and Darcy Wilson. (2004) 79 p. PDF Technical
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DeSoto Canyon Eddy Intrusion Study, Final Report; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-079) and Vol. II, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 2000-080). Thomas J. Berger, Peter Hamilton, James J. Singer, Evans Waddell, James H. Churchill, Robert R. Leben, Thomas N. Lee, and Wilton Sturges. (2001) 41 p. + 275 p.
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Mississippi/Alabama Pinnacle Trend Ecosystem Monitoring, Final Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-080. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., and Texas A&M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. (2001) 446 p. PDF Technical
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Proposed OCS Lease Sale 182, Central Gulf of Mexico, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2001-097. Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2001) 52 p PDF Technical Announcement  
Socioeconomic Baseline Study for the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report: Description of the Dataset, 1930-1990 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-054. Natsumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann. (2002) Compact disc.   PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the Breton Offshore Activities Data System (BOADS) for Air Quality, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-081. Dana L. Coe, Donna J. Ladner, Jeff D. Prouty, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2001) 73 p. and compact disc. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Ecosystem Analysis of the Louisiana Bight and Adjacent Shelf Environments; Vol. I: The Fate of Organic Matter and Nutrients in the Sediments of the Louisiana Bight (OCS Study MMS 96-0055); Vol. II: Bibliography of Ecological Studies (MMS 96-0057).Robert R. Twilley (Vols. I and II) and Brent A. McKee (Vol. II). (1997) 124 and 129 p.
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An Observational Study of the Mississippi-Atchafalaya Coastal Plume, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0040. Stephen P. Murray, ed. (1999) 520 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Satellite-Based Assessment of the Mississippi River's Discharge Plume's Spatial Structure and Temporal Variability (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 94-0053. Nan D. Walker. (1995) 56 p.  PDF   Technical
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MODELING
Adaptation of the Minerals Management Service's Oil Weathering Model for Use in the Gulf of Mexico Region. OCS Study MMS 92-0023. Bruce E. Kirstein (1992) 128 p.  PDF   Technical
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Aspects of the Louisiana Coastal Current (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-039.  Larry J. Rouse, Jr., William J. Wiseman, Jr., and Masamichi Inoue. (2005) 50 p. PDF Technical
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Boundary Layer Study in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-060.  Clinton P. MacDonald, Paul T. Roberts, Mark R. Lilly, Charley A. Knoderer, Dianne S. Miller, and Steven R. Hanna. (2004) 520 p. PDF Technical
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Coastal Alabama Offshore Natural Gas Economic Projection Model. OCS Study MMS 2000-065. Jason R. Plater. (2002) 22 p. and one CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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A Critical Review of Four Types of Air Quality Models Pertinent to MMS Regulatory and Environmental Assessment Missions. OCS Study MMS 98-0050. Joseph C. Chang, Mark E. Fernau, Joseph S. Scire, David G. Strimaitis (1998) 172 p. PDF Technical
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Cross-Shelf Exchange Processes and the Deepwater Circulation of the Gulf of Mexico: Dynamical Effects of Submarine Canyons and the Interactions of Loop Current Eddies with Topography, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-017.  Sergei A. Frolov, G. Dail Rowe, Lewis M. Rothstein, and Isaac Ginis. (2004) 149 p. PDF Technical
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Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, Model Description. OCS Study MMS 97-0044. B.J. Gallaway and J.G. Cole, eds. (1998) 109 p. PDF    
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, User Manual. OCS Study MMS 97-0043. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. (1998) 23 p. PDF    
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: Information Search, Synthesis, and Ecological Modeling-Phase I, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 97-0036. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. and Science Applications International Corp. (1998) 130 p. PDF    
Cumulative Increment Analysis for the Breton National Wilderness Area.  OCS Study MMS 2008-058. U. S Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, La. N. J. M. Wheeler, S. B. Reid, K. J. Craig, J. R. Zielonka, D. R. Stauffer, and S. R. Hanna.  2008. 343 p. PDF Technical
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Data Quality Control and Emissions Inventories of OCS Oil and Gas Production Activities in the Breton Area of the Gulf of Mexico; Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-071.  Richard Billings and Darcy Wilson. (2004) 79 p. PDF Technical
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Dispersion in Broad, Shallow Estuaries: A Model Study. OCS Study MMS 2001-054. Masimichi Inoue, William J. Wiseman, Jr., Dongho Park, Dubravo Justic, and Gregg Stone. (2001) 54 p. PDF Technical
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Explosive Removal Scenario Simulation Results, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-064.  Adam S. Frankel and William T. Ellison. (2005) 48 p. PDF    
Five-Year Meteorological Datasets for CALMET/CALPUFF AND THE OCD5 Modeling of the Gulf of Mexico Region.  OCS MMS 2008-029.  Sharon g. Douglas and A. Belle Hudischewskyj.  (2008)  54 p. PDF Technical
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Gulfwide Emission Inventory Study for the Regional Haze and Ozone Modeling Effort, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-072.  Darcy Wilson, Joseph Fanjoy, and Richard Billings. (2004) 252 p. PDF Technical
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High-Resolution Integrated Hydrology–Hydrodynamic Model: Development and Application to Barataria Basin, Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-063.  Dongho Park, Masamichi Inoue, William J. Wiseman, Jr., Dubravko Justic, and Gregg Stone. (2004) 73 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Long-Term Oil and Gas Structure Installation and Removal Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico:  A Decision- and Resource-Based Approach (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-009.  Mark J. Kaiser, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Allan G. Pulsipher. (2004) 56 p. PDF Technical
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Meteorological and Wave Measurements for Improving Meteorological and Air Quality Modeling OCS Study BOEM 2013-01110. C. P. MacDonald, A. E. Ray, Paul T. Roberts, C.A. Knoderer, L. Bariteau, C. W. Fairall,, W. J. Gibson, J. E. Hare. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 102 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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Modeling and Data Analyses of Circulation Processes in the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-074. L.-Y. Oey, P. Hamilton, and H.-C. Lee. (2004) 115 p. PDF Technical
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Modeling the Economic Impacts of Offshore Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico: Methods and Applications.  Coastal Marine Institute.  OCS Study MMS 2003-018.  David E. Dismukes, Williams O. Olatubi, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, and Allan G. Pulsipher. (2003) 93 p. on compact disc.    PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Modeling Waves and Currents Produced by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. OCS Study MMS 2009-060.  Lie-Yauw Oey and Dong-Ping Wang.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service. (2009) xviii + 135 p. PDF Announcement Technical
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Proceedings: USA-Mexico Workshop on the Deepwater Physical Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico.  June 2007.  OCS Study MMS 2010-001.  Christopher N. K. Mooers and Alexis Lugo-Fernandez.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2009. p 158. PDF Technical Announcement  
Refining and Revising the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Region High-Probability Model for Historic Shipwrecks, Final Report; Volume I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2003-060); Volume II: Technical Narrative (MMS 2003-061); Volume III: Appendices (MMS 2003-062).  Charles E. Pearson, Stephen R. James, Jr., Michael C. Krivor, S. Dean El Darragi, and Lori Cunningham. (2004) 1 p. + 3, 338 p. + 138 p.
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Socioeconomic Baseline and Projections of the Impact of an OCS Onshore Base for Selected Florida Panhandle Communities. Vol. I, Final Report; Vol. II, Technical Description of the MMS Florida Panhandle Model; Vol. III, User's Guide for the Model. OCS Study MMS 2002-024, 2002-025, and 2002-026. Ronald T. Luke, Eric S. Schubert, Greg Olsson, and F. Larry Leistritz. (2002) 262 p. + 74 p. + 26 p.and one CD.
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Shock Wave/Sound Propagation Modeling Results for Calculating Marine Protected Species Impact Zones During Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures. OCS Study MMS 2003-059.  Peter T. Dzwilewski and Gregg Fenton. (2003) 34 p. on compact disc.
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Strong Mid-Depth Currents and a Deep Cyclonic Gyre in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2004-040.  Wilton Sturges, Eric Chassignet, and Tal Ezer. (2004) 76 p. PDF Technical
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Subsurface, High-Speed Current Jets in the Deepwater Region of the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-022.  Steven F. DiMarco, Matthew K. Howard, Worth D. Nowlin, Jr., and Robert O. Reid. (2004) 98 p.  PDF  Technical Announcement  Technical
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Synthesis, Analysis, and Integration of Meteorological and Air Quality Date for the Gulf of Mexico Region: Volume I: User's Manual for the Gulf of Mexico Air Quality Database (Version 1.0). OCS Study MMS 2009-055. B. Davis-Noland, J. Ward and J. Adlhoch. 2009. p. Volume II: Technical Reference Manual for the Gulf of Mexico Air Quality Database. OCS Study MMS 2009-056. B. Davis-Noland, J. Ward, and J. Adlhoch. 2009, 49 p. Volume III: Data Analysis. OCS Study MMS 2009-057. S. Douglas, J. Haney, A. Hudischewskyj, and Y. Wei. 2009. 265 p. Volume IV: CART Analysis of Modeling Episode Days. OCS Sturdy MMS 2009-058. S. Douglas, J. Haney and A. Hudischewskyj. 2009. 30 p., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.
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User's Guide for the 2005 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2005); Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-070. Darcy Wilson, Andy Blackard, Stephanie Finn, and Brian Boyer. (2004) 81 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
User's Guide for the 2008 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2008). OCS Study MMS 2007-068. D. Wilson, and B. Boyer. (2007) 88 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
User's Guide for the Breton Offshore Activities Data System (BOADS) for Air Quality, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-081. Dana L. Coe, Donna J. Ladner, Jeff D. Prouty, Lyle R. Chinkin, Mark Yocke, and David Scalfano. (2001) 73 p. and compact disc. PDF Technical
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NATURAL GAS
Examination of the Development of Liquefied Natural Gas on the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2008-017.  David E. Dismukes. (2008) 106 p. PDF  Technical
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History of Coastal Alabama Natural Gas Exploration and Development: Final Report. MMS 99-0031. William W. Wade, Jason R. Plater, and Jacqueline Q. Kelley. (1999) 189 p. PDF Technical
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The Promise of Deep Gas in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Report MMS 2001-037. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 4 p. PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the 2014 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2014) OCS Study BOEM 2014-606. Darcy Wilson & Brian Boyer. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 81 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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User's Guide for the 2011 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2011). OCS Study 2011-011. Darcy Wilson, Eastern Research Group, Inc., Morrisville, North Carolina, Brian Boyer, COMM Engineering, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 80 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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NAUTICAL HISTORY
Archaeological Excavation of the Mardi Gras Shipwreck (16GM01), Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope.  OCS Report MMS 2008-037.  Ben Ford, Amy Borgens, William Bryant, Dawn Marshall, Peter Hitchcock, Cesar Arias, & Donny Hamilton. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2008) 313 p. PDF    
Archival Investigations for Potential Colonial-Era Shipwrecks in Ultra-Deep Water within the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-004. Krivor, Michael C., John de Bry, Nicholas J. Linville, and Debra J. Wells (2011). 290 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Impact of Recent Hurricane Activity on Historic Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Study 2011-003. Robert Gearhart II, Doug Jones, Amy Borgens, Sara Laurence, Todd DeMunda, Julie Shipp., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 202 p. PDF Technical Announcment Technical Summary
Mica Shipwreck Project:  Deepwater Archaeological Investigation of a 19th Century Shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2006-072.  A.D. Atauz, W. Bryant, T. Jones, B. Phaneuf. (2006) 140 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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MMS Seafloor Monitoring Project: First Annual Technical Report, 1997 Field Season. OCS Study MMS 99-0014. Jack B. Irion and Richard J. Anuskiewicz, comps. (1999) 41 p.+ 22 p.   Technical
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Shipwreck Research in the New Orleans Notarial Archives. OCS Study 2011-040. John K. Rawls, Dayna Bowker Lee. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 694 p. PDF Techncial Announcement   Technical Summary
Study to Conduct National Register of Historic Places Evaluations of Submerged Sites on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Study MMS 2006-036. Jeffrey M. Enright, Robert Gearhart II, Doug Jones, Jenna Enright. (2006) 164 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Viosca Knoll Wreck: Discovery and Investigation of an Early Nineteenth-Century Wooden Sailing Vessel in 2,000 Feet of Water. OCS Study MMS 2008-018. Robert A. Church and Daniel J. Warren. (2008) 41 p. PDF Technical Announcement    Technical Summary
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NORTH CAROLINA
Abundance and Distribution of Sea Turtles off North Carolina. OCS Study MMS 95-0024. J.A. Keinath, J.A. Musick, and D.E. Barnard. (1996) 156 p. PDF Technical
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Boating Uses, Economic Significance, and Information Inventory for North Carolina's Offshore Area, "The Point":  Vol. I: Characterization of Recreational and Commercial Fisheries; Vol. II: Economic Analysis of "The Point" and Adjacent Counties: Baseline Information, Valuation and Potential Impacts; Vol. III:  Data Inventory Related to the Hatteras Middle Slope Bibliography.  OCS Study MMS 2002-044, 2002-045, 2002-046.  Vol. I:  Mac Currin and Steve Ross; Vol. II: Raymond B. Palmquist, Peter W. Schumann, Jeffrey A. Michael; Vol. III:  Steve W. Ross, Ernst F. Aschenbach III, and Jacques Ott, comps.  (2002)  CD-ROM.  PDF
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NORTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO
Air Quality and Dispersion Meteorology over the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Measurements, Analyses, and Syntheses (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-014. S.A. Hsu and B.W. Blanchard (2000). 188 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Coastal Upwelling and Mass Mortalities of Fishes and Invertebrates in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico During Spring and Summer 1998, Final Report. MMS 99-0049. Sneed B. Collard and Alexis Lugo-Fernandez. (1999) 16 p. PDF     
Determining the Geographical Distribution, and Genetic Affinities of Corals on Offshore Platforms, Northern Gulf of Mexico OCS Study BOEM 2014-011. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 75 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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Meteorology of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Data from 1995 to 1997, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-075. M.A. Yocke, C.A. Emery, P. Robert, C. MacDonald, D. Ladner, J. Prouty, and A. Barnett. (2000) 156 + xviii p.and 5 compact discs. PDF Technical
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Northeastern Gulf of Mexico Chemical Oceanography and Hydrography Study, Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-055.  Ann E. Jochens, Steven F. DiMarco, Worth D. Nowlin, Jr., Robert O. Reid, and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II. (2002) 561 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Oil and Gas Leasing Procedures Guidelines, Outer Continental Shelf.  OCS Report MMS 2001-076.  MMS Gulf of Mexico Region. (2001) 150 p. PDF Technical
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Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of Lophelia pertusaand Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sitesin the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2007-035.  William W. Schroeder. (2007) 49 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical Summary
Short-term Movement, Home Range, and Behavior of Red Snapper around Petroleum Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, as Determined by High Resolution Acoustic Telemetry OCS Study BOEM 2013-0123. Mike McDonough and James Cowan, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 71 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.
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Surface Circulation and the Transport of the Loop Current in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-102. Frank E. Muller-Karger, Fred Vukovich, Robert Leben, Bisman Nababan, Chuanmin Hu, and Doug Myhre. (2001) 39 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Technical Summaries from Selected Environmental Studies of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 96-0025. (1996) 184 p. PDF     
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OIL and GAS ACTIVITIES
Accounting for Socioeconomic Change from Offshore Oil and Gas: Cumulative Effects on Louisiana's Coastal Parishes, 1969-2000. OCS Study MMS 2006-030. Allan G. Pulsipher. (2006) 97 p. PDF  Technical
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Analysis of Ocean Current Data from Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Platforms. OCS Study BOEM 2014-040. Chunyan Li and Lawrence J. Rouse, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 141 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Analysis of the Oil Services Contract Industry in the Gulf of Mexico Region. OCS Study 2011-001. Maureen F. Kaplan, Sara Giberson, Stacey Ferranti, Dina Metivier. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 216 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Assessment of Historical, Social, and Economic Impacts of OCS Development on Gulf Coast Communities.  Vol. I:  Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2001-026); Vol. II:  Narrative Report (OCS Study MMS 2001-027).  Barbara Wallace, James Kirkley, Thomas McGuire, Diane Austin, and David Goldfield. (2001) 12 p. + 520 p. + xxii p.
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Assessment of Marginal Production in the Gulf of Mexico and Lost Production from Early Decommissioning. OCS Study MMS 2010-007. Mark J. Kaiser, Yunke Yu, and Allan G. Pulsipher.  U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 194 p. PDF Technical
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Benefits and Burdens of OCS Activities on States, Labor Market Areas, Coastal Counties, and Selected Communities. OCS Study MMS 2008-052. John S. Petterson, Edward Glazier, Laura Stanley, Carson Mencken, Karl Eschback, Patrick Moore, and Pamela Goode. 2008. 470 p. PDF Technical
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Bluewater Fishing and OCS Activity:  Interactions Between the Fishing and Petroleum Industries in Deepwaters of the Gulf of Mexico; Deepwater Program; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-078.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2003) 261 p. on single compact disc. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Brief Overview of Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Pipelines: Installation, Potential Impacts, and Mitigation Measures. OCS Report MMS 2001-067. Deborah Cranswick. (2001) 14 p. PDF       
Capital Investment Decisionmaking and Trends: Implications on Petroleum Resource Development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2006-064.  Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher. (2006) 130 p. PDF  Technical
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Changing Patterns of Ownership and Control in the Petroleum Industry: Implications on the Market for Oil and Gas Leases in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 1983-1999 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2003-041. Allan G. Pulsipher, Omowumi O. Iledare, Dmity V. Mesyanzhinov. (2003) 88 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Coastal Alabama Offshore Natural Gas Economic Projection Model. OCS Study MMS 2000-065. Jason R. Plater. (2002) 22 p. and one CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Competition and Performance in Oil and Gas Lease Sales and Development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 1983-1999. OCS Study MMS 2007-034. Ormowumi O. Iledare and Mark Kaiser. (2007) 106 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Data Quality Control and Emissions Inventories of OCS Oil and Gas Production Activities in the Breton Area of the Gulf of Mexico; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-071. Richard Billings and Darcy Wilson. (2004) 79 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Deepwater Development: A Reference Document for the Deepwater Environmental Assessment, Gulf of Mexico OCS (1998 through 2007). OCS Report MMS 2000-015. James B. Regg, Staci Atkins, Bill Hauser, Joseph Hennessey, Bernard J. Kruse, Joan Lowenhaupt, Bob Smith, and Amy White. (2000) 94 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2008:  America's Offshore Energy Future.  OCS Report MMS 2008-013. Minerals Management Service. G. Ed Richardson, Lesley D. Nixon, Christy M. Bohannon, Eric G. Kanzanis, Tara M. Montgomery and Mike P. Gravois. (2008) 114 p. PDF      
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2004:  America's Expanding Frontier.  OCS Report MMS 2004-021.  G. Ed Richardson et al. (2004) 150 p. PDF  Errata Technical Announcement    
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2002: America's Expanding Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2002-021. Richie D. Baud, Robert H. Peterson, G. Ed Richardson, Leanne S. French, Jim Regg, Tara Montgomery, T. Scott Williams, and Carey Doyle. (2002) 133 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico: America's Emerging Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2000-022. Richie D. Baud, Robert H. Peterson, Carey Doyle, and G. Ed Richardson. (2000) 89 p. PDF Technical Announcement    
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 p. + xxii p. (Vol. I) and 287 p. (Vol. II).
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Deepwater Program: Literature Review, Environmental Risks of Chemical Products Used in Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Oil and Gas Operations; Vol. I: Technical Report; Vol. II: Appendices. OCS Study MMS 2001-011 and 2001-012. Paul Boehm, David Turton, Amar Rval, Dan Candle, Deborah French, Nancy Rabalais, Robert Spies, and Jay Johnson. (2001) 325 p. and 370 p.
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Dynamics of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Gulf of Mexico: 1980–2000, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-004.  Barbara Wallace, John Duberg, and James Kirkley. (2003) 246 p. PDF Technical
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Economic Effects of Coastal Alabama and Destin Dome Offshore Natural Gas Exploration, Development, and Production. OCS Study MMS 2000-044. Jason R. Plater, Jaqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade, and Robert T. Mott. (2000) 199 p. + xi p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Economic Effects of Petroleum Prices and Production in the Gulf of Mexico OCS on the U.S. Gulf Coast Economy.  OCS Study MMS 2006-063.  Omowumi O. Iledare and Williams O. Olatubi. (2006) 59 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development at Selected Continental Slope Sites in the Gulf of Mexico; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2006-044); Vol II., Technical Report (MMS 2006-045), and Vol. III, Appendices (MMS 2006-046).  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc.  (2006) 45 p. + 595 p. + 931 p.
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Effect of the Oil and Gas Industry on Commuting and Migration Patterns in Louisiana, 1960-1990.  OCS Study MMS 2002-072.  Natusumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann.  (2002)  CD-ROM.    PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography, 2000-2004 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-019. John Conover and Shanna Duhon, comps. (2005) 245 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Simultaneous Exposure to Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Hypoxia, and Prior Exposure on the Tolerance and Sublethal Responses of Marine Animals: Blue Crabs and Killifish; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-009. William B. Stickle, Jr. (2002) 18 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 97-0045. Chris Hooper-Lane, Shanna Bonvillain, Donna Rice, Glenda Conklin Carter. (1998) 119 p. PDF    
Effects of Oil and Gas Development:  A Current Awareness Bibliography.  OCS Study MMS 2000-083.  S. Bonvillain, D. Rice, J. Conover, and Q. Dortch, comps.  (2001)  72 p. Limited quantity. PDF    
Environmental and Safety Risks of an Expanding Role for Independents on the Gulf of Mexico OCS (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 98-0021. Allan G. Pulsipher et al. (1998) 39 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Environmental Impacts of Synthetic Based Drilling Fluids. OCS Study MMS 2000-064. J.M. Neff, S. McKelvie, and R.C. Ayers, Jr. (2000) 121 p. PDF Technical
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Estimation of Fisheries Impacts Due to Underwater Explosives Used to Sever and Salvage Oil and Gas Platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-087. Gregg R. Gitschlag, Michael J. Schirripa, and Joseph E. Powers. (2001) 80 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Evaluation of Freeport-McMoRan Sulphur LLC's Applications to Inject OCS-Generated Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Exempt Exploration and Production (E&P) Waste into Salt Caverns and Caprock on Sulphur and Salt Lease OCS-G 9272, Main Pass Block 299: Programmatic Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-067. MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002) 330 p.      
Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures, Information Synthesis Report.  OCS Study MMS 2003-070.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2004) 229 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Explosive Removal Scenario Simulation Results, Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-064.  Adam S. Frankel and William T. Ellison. (2005) 48 p. PDF    
Fiscal System Analysis:  Concessionary and Contractual Systems Used in Offshore Petroleum Arrangements.  OCS Study MMS 2004-016.  Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher. (2004) 78 p. PDF Technical
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Forecasting the Number of Offshore Platforms on the Gulf of Mexico OCS to the Year 2023 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-013. Allan G. Pulsipher, Omowumi O. Iledare, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Alan Dupont, Qiaozhen Lucy Zhu. (2001) 52 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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Geological and Geophysical Exploration for Mineral Resources on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2004-054.  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2004) 466 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operations and Activities, Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-001. Gulf of Mexico COS Region. (2000) 240 p. + xix p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Species Workshop, June 1999. OCS Study MMS 2001-039. Melanie McKay, Judith Nides, William Lang, and Debra Vigil. (2001) 171 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico OCS Deep Shelf Gas Update: 2001-2002.  OCS Report MMS 2003-026.  GOM Region.  (2003)  8 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Forecast: 2004-2013.  OCS Report MMS 2004-065.  J. Michael Melancon, Richie D. Baud, Angela D. Boice, Roy Bongiovanni, Thierry DeCort, Richard Desselles, and Eric G. Kazanis. (2004) 27 p. PDF Technical
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Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Forecast: 2007- 2016.  MMS Report MMS 2007-020. Kevin Karl, Richie Baud, Angela Boice, Roy Bongiovanni, Thierry DeCort, Richard Desselles, and Eric Kazanis. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2007) 19 p. PDF    
Gulfwide Emission Inventory Study for the Regional Haze and Ozone Modeling Effort, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-072.  Darcy Wilson, Joseph Fanjoy, and Richard Billings. (2004) 252 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
History of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in Southern Louisiana, Interim Report: Volume I, Papers on the Evolving Offshore Industry (OCS Study MMS 2004-049); Volume II, Bayou Lafourche—An Oral History of the Development of the Oil and Gas Industry (OCS Study MMS 2004-050); Volume III, Samples of Interviews and Ethnographic Prefaces (OCS Study MMS 2004-051). Diane Austin (vols. I, II), Tom McGuire (vols. I, II, III); and Bob Carriker, Joseph Pratt, Tyler Priest, and Allan G. Pulsipher (vol. I). (2004) 98 p. + 147 p. + 74 p.
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History of Coastal Alabama Natural Gas Exploration and Development: Final Report. MMS 99-0031. William W. Wade, Jason R. Plater, and Jacqueline Q. Kelley. (1999) 189 p. PDF Technical
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How Does Produced Water Cause a Reduction in the Genetic Diversity of Harpacticoid Copepods? Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-078. John W. Fleeger, David W. Foltz, Axayácatl Rocha-Olivares. (2001) 35 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Improved Geohazards and Bentic Habitat Evaluations:  Digital Acoustic Data with Ground Truth Calibrations (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-050. Harry H. Roberts. (2001) 164 p. PDF Technical
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Labor and Demand in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in the 1990's: The Louisiana Case. OCS Study MMS 2003-022.  Forrest A. Deseran and Linda Tobin. (2003) Compact disc (20 p.) PDF Technical
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Labor Migration and the Deepwater Oil Industry (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-057.  Katherine M. Donato. (2004) 125 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part I. Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-019. Diane C. Keithly. (2001) 22 p. + 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part 2; Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-020. David W. Hughes, J. Matthew Fannin, Walter Keithly, Williams Olatubi, and Jiemin Guo. (2002). Companion volume to Part 1, OCS Study MMS 2001-019. 49 p. PDF Technical
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Long-Term Oil and Gas Structure Installation and Removal Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico: A Decision- and Resource-Based Approach (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-009.  Mark J. Kaiser, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Allan G. Pulsipher. (2004) 56 p. PDF Technical
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MAG-Plan 2012 Economic Impact Model for the Gulf of Mexico-Updated and Revised Data. OCS Study BOEM 2012-102. Maureen F. Kaplan, Sara Kauffman, Christiana Marsden. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 143 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
MMS Seafloor Monitoring Project: First Annual Technical Report, 1997 Field Season. OCS Study MMS 99-0014. Jack B. Irion and Richard J. Anuskiewicz, comps. (1999) 41 p.+ 22 p.   Technical Announcement    
Modeling the Economic Impacts of Offshore Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico: Methods and Applications. Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2003-018. David E. Dismukes, Williams O. Olatubi, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, and Allan G. Pulsipher. (2003) 93 p. on compact disc. PDF Technical
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Modeling the Structure and Performance of Integrated and Independent Producers in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 95-0056. Allan G. Pulsipher, Omowumi O. Iledare, and Robert H. Baumann. (1996) 47 p. PDF   Technical
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Modeling Structure Removal Processes in the Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-029. Mark J. Kaiser, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Allan G. Pulsipher. (2005) 133 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume 1: Post-Hurricane Impact Assessment. OCS Study 2011-043. David E. Dismukes. OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume II: Communities in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-044 M.F. Kaplan, A. Laughland, J. Mott. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 372 p. + 163 p.
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OCS-Related Infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico Fact Book. OCS Study MMS 2004-027.  The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (2004) 234 p. PDF Technical
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Offshore Drilling Industry and Rig Construction Market in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study BOEM-2013-0112. Mark J. Kaiser, Brian Snyder, Allan G. Pulsipher. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2013) 375 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Operational and Socioeconomic Impact of Nonexplosive Removal of Offshore Structures. OCS Study MMS 2004-074. Twachtman Snyder & Byrd, Inc., and the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University. (2004) 50 p. PDF Technical Announcement    
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 p. + xv p. PDF Technical
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Social and Economic Consequences of Onshore OCS-Related Activities in Coastal Alabama: Final Baseline Report; Economic Baseline of the Alabama Coastal Region. MMS 98-0046. Jacqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade. (1999) 102 p. PDF Technical
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Social and Economic Impacts of OCS Activity on Individuals and Families; Vol. I: Final Report; Vol. II: Case Studies of Morgan City and New Iberia, Louisiana (OCS Study MMS 2002-022 and -023). Vol. I: Diane Austin, Karen Coelho, Andrew Gardner, Ryland Higgins, and Tom McGuire. Vol. II: Diane Austin, Andrew Gardner, Rylan Higgins, Jennifer Schrag-James, Shannon Sparks, and Leah Stauber. (2002) 297 p. + 197 p.
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Socioeconomic and Environmental Issues Analysis of Oil and Gas Activity on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Western Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-011. William R. Kelley. (2002) 66 p. PDF Technical
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Socioeconomic Baseline and Projections of the Impact of an OCS Onshore Base for Selected Florida Panhandle Communities. Vol. I, Final Report; Vol. II, Technical Description of the MMS Florida Panhandle Model; Vol. III, User's Guide for the Model. OCS Study MMS 2002-024, 2002-025, and 2002-026. Ronald T. Luke, Eric S. Schubert, Greg Olsson, and F. Larry Leistritz. (2002) 262 p. + 74 p. + 26 p. and one CD.
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico; Annual Report: Year 1. OCS Study MMS 2003-069. Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs, eds. (2004) 125 p. on CD. PDF Technical Announcement    
Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico, Annual Report, Year 2. OCS Study MMS 2004-067.  Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs. (2004) 151 p. PDF Technical
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Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico, AnnualReport:  Years 3 and 4. OCS Study MMS 2006-067. Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs. (2007) 95 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Sperm Whale Seismic Study in the Gulf of Mexico; Summary Report: 2002-2004. OCS Study MMS 2006-034. A. Jochens, D. Biggs, et al. (2006) 327 p. PDF Technical
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Supply Network for Deepwater Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico: An Empirical Analysis of Demand for Port Services: Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-047.  Jay Jayawardana and Anatoly Hochstein. (2004) 98 p. PDF Technical Announcement   Technical
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User's Guide for the 2005 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2005); Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-070. Darcy Wilson, Andy Blackard, Stephanie Finn, and Brian Boyer. (2004) 81 p. PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the 2008 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2008). OCS Study MMS 2007-068.  D. Wilson, and B. Boyer. (2007) 88 p. PDF Technical
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User's Guide for the 2011 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2011). OCS Study 2011-011. Darcy Wilson, Eastern Research Group, Inc., Morrisville, North Carolina, Brian Boyer, COMM Engineering, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 80 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Workshop on Socioeconomic Research Issues for the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, February 2004.  OCS Study MMS 2005-016.  Melanie McKay and Judith Nides, eds. (2005) 153 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
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OIL and GAS FIELDS
 
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2006.  OCS Report MMS 2009-064. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Peter F. Harrison, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2009) 52 p. PDF Technical Announcement
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2004.  OCS Report MMS 2008-034. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek, Michael T. Prendergast, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2008) 54 p. PDF  
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2002. OCS Report MMS 2006-069. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2006) 48 p. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2002. OCS Report MMS 2005-052. T.G. Crawford, G.L. Burgess, C.J. Kinler, M.T. Prendergast, K.M. Ross, and N.K. Shepherd. (2005) 27 p. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2001. OCS Report MMS 2004-073. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, Katherine M. Ross, Nancy K. Shepard. (2004) 27 p. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2000. OCS Report MMS 2003-050. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, Katherine M. Ross. (2003) 26 p. plus additional data, all on compact disc. PDF Technical
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OIL SPILLS
Adaptation of the Minerals Management Service's Oil Weathering Model for Use in the Gulf of Mexico Region. OCS Study MMS 92-0023. Bruce E. Kirstein (1992) 128 p. PDF   Technical
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Economic and Social Consequences of the Oil Spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 99-0028. Allan G. Pulsipher, Deborah Tootle, and Richard Pincomb. (1999) 32 p. PDF   Technical
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Effects and Management of Oil Spills in Marsh Ecosystems; A Review Produced from a Workshop Convened July 1996 at McNeese State University. OCS Study MMS 98-0018. C. Edward Proffitt, ed. (1998) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Environmental and Safety Risks of an Expanding Role for Independents on the Gulf of Mexico OCS (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 98-0021. Allan G. Pulsipher et al. (1998) 39 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Fate and Effects of a Spill of Synthetic-Based Drilling Fluid at Mississippi Canyon Block 778.  OCS Report MMS 2004-039.  Greg Boland, Carole Current, Mike Gravois, Margaret Metcalf, Elizabeth Peuler. (2004) 18 p. PDF   Technical
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Fate and Effects of N-, O-, and S- Heterocycles (NOSH's) from Petroleum and Pyrogenic Sources in Marine Sediments (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 94-0056. W. James Catallo and Robert P.Gambrell. (1995) 72 p. PDF   Technical
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Oil Spill During Hurricane Lili, Outer Continental Shelf, Ship Shoal Block 119: Responses, Fate, and Effects. OCS Report MMS 2003-039. Margaret Metcalf, Harold Wright, Elizabeth Peuler, Nicholas Wetzel, and Michael Gravois. (2003) 20 p. on one compact disc. PDF Technical
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Pipeline Oil Spill Volume Estimator Pocket Guide. OCS Study MMS 2002-033.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002) 32 p. PDF    
Potential for Accelerated Bioremediation and Restoration of Oil-Impacted Marshes through the Selection of Superior Oil-Tolerant Vegetation (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-042. Mark W. Hester, Quixam Lin, Irving A. Mendellsohn, and Dennis J. DesRoches. (2000) 47 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Potential Spatial and Temporal Vulnerability of Pelagic Fish Assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico to Surface Oil Spills Associated with Deepwater Petroleum Development (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-012. Mark C. Benfield and Richard F. Shaw. (2005) 158 p. PDF Technical
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Survival of a Hydrogen-Utilizing Bacterium when Introduced into Native and Foreign Environments (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-094. Paul A. LaRock and Lisa S. Donovan. (2002) 52 p. PDF  Technical
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PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY
Aspects of the Louisiana Coastal Current (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-039.  Larry J. Rouse, Jr., William J. Wiseman, Jr., and Masamichi Inoue. (2005) 50 p. PDF   Technical
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Characterization of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Hard-Bottom Communities with Emphasis onLophelia Coral. OCS Study MMS 2007-044. CSA International, Inc. (2007) 169 p. + app. PDF Technical
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Climatology of Ocean Features in the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2005-031.  Fred M. Vukovich. (2005) 59 p. PDF Technical
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Coastal Upwelling and Mass Mortalities of Fishes and Invertebrates in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico During Spring and Summer 1998, Final Report. MMS 99-0049. Sneed B. Collard and Alexis Lugo-Fernandez. (1999) 16 p. PDF     
Cooperative Research to Study Dive Patters of Sperm Whales in the Atlantic Ocean. OCS MMS 2007-033. Debra Palka and Mark Johnson (2007) 40 p. PDF Technical
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Cross-Shelf Exchange Processes and the Deepwater Circulation of the Gulf of Mexico: Dynamical Effects of Submarine Canyons and the Interactions of Loop Current Eddies with Topography, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-017. Sergei A. Frolov, G. Dail Rowe, Lewis M. Rothstein, and Isaac Ginis. (2004) 149 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Currents in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Observations at 25.5°N and 87°W. OCS Study MMS 2008-001. Masamichi Inoue, Susan E. Welsh, Lawrence J. Rouse, Jr. and Eddie Weeks. (2008) 95 p. PDF Technical
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Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 p. + xxii p. (Vol. I) and 287 p. (Vol. II).
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Deepwater Observations in the Northern Gulf of Mexico from In-Situ Current Meters and PIES. Volume I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2003-048) and Volume II: Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 2003-049). Peter Hamilton, James J. Singer, Evans Waddell, and Kathleen Donohue. (2003) 14 and 95 p. on single compact disc.
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Deepwater Physical Oceanography Reanalysis and Synthesis of Historical Data: Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-064. Worth D. Nowlin, Jr., Ann E. Jochens, Steven F. DiMarco, Robert O. Reid, and Matthew K. Howard. (2001) 520 p. and 3 compact discs. PDF Technical
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DeSoto Canyon Eddy Intrusion Study, Final Report; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-079) and Vol. II, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 2000-080). Thomas J. Berger, Peter Hamilton, James J. Singer, Evans Waddell, James H. Churchill, Robert R. Leben, Thomas N. Lee, and Wilton Sturges. (2001) 41 p. + 275 p.
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Dispersion in Broad, Shallow Estuaries: A Model Study. OCS Study MMS 2001-054. Masimichi Inoue, William J. Wiseman, Jr., Dongho Park, Dubravo Justic, and Gregg Stone. (2001) 54 p. PDF Technical
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Dynamic Height and Seawater Transport across the Louisiana--Texas Shelf Break; Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-045. Carole L. Current and William J. Wiseman. (2000) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Exploratory Study of Deepwater Currents in the Gulf of Mexico; Volume I: Executive Summary; Volume II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2006-073, 2006-074. Kathleen Donohue, Peter Hamilton, Kevin Leaman, Robert Leben, Mark Prater, Evans Waddell, and Randolph Watts. (2007) 65 p. + 387 p.
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Full-Water Column Current Observations in the Central Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2007-022. J. Sheinbaum, A. Badan, J. Ochoa. J. Candela, D. Rivas and J. I. Gonzalez. (2007) 58 p. PDF Technical
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Full-Water Column Currents Near the Sigsbee Escarpment (91- 92ºW. Longitude)and Relationships with the Loop Current and Associated Warm- and Cold-Core Eddies. OCS Study MMS 2007-056. Kevin P.McKone, Nan D. Walker, and Eddie Weeks. (2007) 98 p. PDF Technical
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High-Resolution Integrated Hydrology–Hydrodynamic Model: Development and Application to Barataria Basin, Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-063. Dongho Park, Masamichi Inoue, William J. Wiseman, Jr., Dubravko Justic, and Gregg Stone. (2004) 73 p. PDF Technical
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Intermediate Depth Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: PALACE Float Results for the Gulf of Mexico Between April 1998 and March 2002. OCS Study MMS 2004-013. George L. Weatherly. (2004) 41 p. PDF Technical
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Investigation of Pressure and Pressure Gradients along the Louisiana/Texas Inner Shelf and Their Relationships to Wind Forcing and Current Variability (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-057. Nan Walker, Ewa Jarosz, and Steve Murray. (2001) 39 p. PDF Technical
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Lagrangian Study of Circulation, Transport, and Vertical Exchange in the Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-064. Susan E. Welsh and Masamichi Inoue. (2002) 51 p. PDF Technical
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Literature Synthesis for the North and Central Atlantic Ocean. OCS Study 2011-012. Bruce Kaplan., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 447 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Low-Frequency Variability of Currents in the Deepwater Eastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2010-015. K. L. Cole and S. F. Di Marco. U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009) 136 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Management of the MMS-LSU Coastal Marine Institute: A Report of the First Six Years, 1992-1998; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-062.Robert S. Carney, comp. (2001) 83 p. PDF   Technical
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Mississippi/Alabama Pinnacle Trend Ecosystem Monitoring, Final Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-080. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., and Texas A. &M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. (2001) 446 p. PDF Technical
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Modeling and Data Analyses of Circulation Processes in the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-074.  L.-Y. Oey, P. Hamilton, and H.-C. Lee. (2004) 115 p. PDF Technical
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Northeastern Gulf of Mexico Chemical Oceanography and Hydrography Study, Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-055.  Ann E. Jochens, Steven F. DiMarco, Worth D. Nowlin, Jr., Robert O. Reid, and Mahlon C. Kennicutt II. (2002) 561 p. PDF Technical
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Observation of the Deepwater Manifestation of the Loop Current and Loop Current Rings in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2009-050. S. E. Welsh, M. Inoue, L. J. Rouse, Jr., and E. Weeks. U. S. Department of Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009) 110 p. PDF Technical
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Observational and Predictive Study of Inner Shelf Currents over the Louisiana-Texas Shelf (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-036.  Lawrence J. Rouse et al. (2004) 207 p. PDF Technical
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An Observational Study of the Mississippi-Atchafalaya Coastal Plume, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0040. Stephen P. Murray, ed. (1999) 520 p. PDF Technical
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Physical/Biological Oceanographic Integration Workshop for the DeSoto Canyon and Adjacent Shelf, October 19-21, 1999. OCS Study MMS 2000-074. William W. Schroeder and Carolyn F. Wood, eds. (2001) 157 p. PDF Technical
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Proceedings: USA-Mexico Workshop on the Deepwater Physical Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico. June 2007. OCS Study MMS 2010-001. Christopher N. K. Mooers and Alexis Lugo-Fernandez., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009) 158 p. PDF Technical
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Quality Control and Analysis of Acoustic Doppler current Profiler Data Collected on Offshore Platforms of the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2009-010. L. C. Bender and S. F. DiMarco. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009) 63 p. PDF Technical
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Satellite-Based Assessment of the Mississippi River's Discharge Plume's Spatial Structure and Temporal Variability (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 94-0053. Nan D. Walker. (1995) 56 p. PDF   Technical
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Spatial and Temporal Variability of Plankton Stocks on the Basis of Acoustic Backscatter Intensity and Direct Measurements in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-063. Rebecca L. Scott, Douglas C. Biggs, and Steven F. DiMarco. (2001) 117 p. PDF Technical
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Strong Mid-Depth Currents and a Deep Cyclonic Gyre in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2004-040. Wilton Sturges, Eric Chassignet, and Tal Ezer. (2004) 76 p. PDF Technical
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Study of Deepwater Currents in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2010-041. Jeff Cox, Carol Coomes, S. DiMarco, Kathleen Donohue, George Forristall, Peter Hamilton, Robert Leben, D. R. Watts. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 473 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Study of Deepwater Currents in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Volume I: Executive Summary and Volume II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2008-030 and 2008-031. Kathleen Donohue, Peter Hamilton, Robert Leben, Randolph Watts and Evans Waddell. (2008) Volume I - 73 pgs and Volume II - 375 p.
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Subsurface, High-Speed Current Jets in the Deepwater Region of the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-022.  Steven F. DiMarco, Matthew K. Howard, Worth D. Nowlin, Jr., and Robert O. Reid. (2004) 98 p. PDF Technical
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Surface Circulation and the Transport of the Loop Current in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-102. Frank E. Muller-Karger, Fred Vukovich, Robert Leben, Bisman Nababan, Chuanmin Hu, and Doug Myhre. (2001) 39 p. PDF Technical
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Texas-Louisiana Shelf Circulation and Transport Processes Study: Synthesis Report; Vol. I, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 98-0035); Vol. II, Appendices (MMS 98-0036). A.W. Nowlin, Jr., A.E. Jochens, R.O. Reid, and S.F. DiMarco. (1998) 450 p. + 284 p.
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Ultra-Deepwater Circulation Processes in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study BOEM 2012-004. Oey, L.-Y. and P. Hamilton. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 72 P. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Understanding the Processes that Maintain the Oxygen Levels in the Deep Gulf of Mexico: Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2005-032.  Ann E. Jochens, Leslie C. Bender, Steve F. DiMarco, John W. Morse, Mahlon C. Kennicutt II, Matthew K. Howard, and Worth D. Nowlin, Jr. (2005) 129 p. PDF Technical
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Velocity and Transport Characteristics of the Louisiana-Texas Coastal Current during 1994. OCS Study MMS 2001-093. Stephen P.Murray, Ewa Jarosz, and Edward T. Weeks III. (2002) 89 p. PDF Technical
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Wave Climate and Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics with Implications for Offshore Sand Mining and Barrier Island Replenishment in South-Central Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-053. Gregory W. Stone (2002) Compact Disc.   PDF Technical
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Wind and Eddy-Related Circulation on the Louisiana/Texas Shelf and Slope Determined from Satellite and In-Situ Measurements, October 1993--August 1994, Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-025. Nan D. Walker. (2001) 57 p. PDF Technical
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Workshop on Environmental Issues Surrounding Deepwater Oil and Gas Development, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0022. Robert S. Carney, ed. (1998) 144 p. PDF Technical
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PINNACLE TREND
Mississippi/Alabama Pinnacle Trend Ecosystem Monitoring, Final Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-080. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., and Texas A&M University, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group.(2001) 446 p.  PDF Technical
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PIPELINES
Brief Overview of Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Pipelines: Installation, Potential Impacts, and Mitigation Measures. OCS Report MMS 2001-067. Deborah Cranswick. (2001) 14 p. PDF    
Deepwater Development: A Reference Document for the Deepwater Environmental Assessment, Gulf of Mexico OCS (1998 through 2007). OCS Report MMS 2000-015. James B. Regg, Staci Atkins, Bill Hauser, Joseph Hennessey, Bernard J. Kruse, Joan Lowenhaupt, Bob Smith, and Amy White. (2000) 94 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)-Related Pipelines and Navigation Canals in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico: Relative Impacts on Wetland Habitats and Effectiveness of Mitigation. OCS Study MMS 2009-048. James B. Johnston, Donald R. Cahoon and Megan K. La Peyre. (2009) 200 p. PDF Technical
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Outer Continental Shelf Pipelines Crossing the Louisiana Coastal Zone: A Geographical Information System Approach, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-038. R. Hampton Peele, John I. Snead, and Weiwen Feng. (2002) 1 compact disc. PDF  Technical
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PLATFORMS
Across-Shelf Larval, Postlarval, and Juvenile Fish Collected at Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and a Coastal Rock Jetty West of the Mississippi River Delta (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-077. Frank J. Hernandez, Jr., Richard F. Shaw, Joseph S. Cope, James G. Ditty, Mark C. Benfield, and Talat Farooqi. (2002) 144 p.  PDF Technical
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Analysis of Ocean Current Data from Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Platforms. OCS Study BOEM 2014-040. Chunyan Li and Lawrence J. Rouse, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 141 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Association of Sea Turtles with Petroleum Platforms in the North-Central Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 90-0025. Ren Lofoefner et al. (1991) 90 p. PDF    
Corals on Oil and Gas Platforms Near the Flower Garden Banks: Population Characteristics, Recruitment, and Genetic Affinity. OCS Study BOEM 2013-216. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 106 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, Model Description. OCS Study MMS 97-0044. B.J. Gallaway and J.G. Cole, eds. (1998) 109 p. PDF     
Characterization of Algal-Invertebrate Mats at Offshore Platforms and the Assessment of Methods for Artificial Substrate Studies, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-038. R.S. Carney. (2005) 46 p.+ appendices. PDF   Technical
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Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: A Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Habitat Suitability Model-Phase II, User Manual. OCS Study MMS 97-0043. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. (1998) 23 p. PDF    
Cumulative Ecological Significance of Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico: Information Search, Synthesis, and Ecological Modeling-Phase I, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 97-0036. LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. and Science Applications International Corp. (1998) 130 p. PDF    
Deepwater Development: A Reference Document for the Deepwater Environmental Assessment, Gulf of Mexico OCS (1998 through 2007). OCS Report MMS 2000-015. James B. Regg, Staci Atkins, Bill Hauser, Joseph Hennessey, Bernard J. Kruse, Joan Lowenhaupt, Bob Smith, and Amy White. (2000) 94 p. PDF Technical
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Determining the Geographical Distribution, and Genetic Affinities of Corals on Offshore Platforms, Northern Gulf of Mexico OCS Study BOEM 2014-011. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 75 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
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Economic Impact of Recreational Fishing and Diving Associated with Offshore Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-010. Robert L. Hiett and J. Walter Milon. (2002) 284 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Depth, Location, and Habitat Type on Relative Abundance and Species Composition of Fishes Associated with Petroleum Platforms and Sonnier Bank in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2006-037. Charles A. Wilson, Mark W. Miller, Yvonne C. Allen, Kevin M. Boswell, and David L. Nieland, editors. (2006) 85 p. PDF Technical
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Estimation of Fisheries Impacts Due to Underwater Explosives Used to Sever and Salvage Oil and Gas Platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2000-087. Gregg R. Gitschlag, Michael J. Schirripa, and Joseph E. Powers. (2001) 80 p. PDF Technical
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Evaluation of Oil and Gas Platforms on the Louisiana Continental Shelf for Organisms with Biotechnology Potential. OCS Study MMS 2009-059. L. Rouse. (2009) xi p. + 53 p. PDF Technical
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Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures, Information Synthesis Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-070. Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2004) 229 p. PDF Technical
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Explosive Removal Scenario Simulation Results, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2004-064. Adam S. Frankel and William T. Ellison. (2005) 48 p. PDF    
Forecasting the Number of Offshore Platforms on the Gulf of Mexico OCS to the Year 2023 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-013. Allan G. Pulsipher, Omowumi O. Iledare, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Alan Dupont, Qiaozhen Lucy Zhu. (2001) 52 p. PDF Technical
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Idle Iron in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2007-031.  Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher (2007) 197p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Interactions Between Migrating Birds and Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-009. Robert W. Russell, ed. (2005) 325 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Long-Term Oil and Gas Structure Installation and Removal Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico: A Decision- and Resource-Based Approach (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-009. Mark J. Kaiser, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Allan G. Pulsipher. (2004) 56 p. PDF Technical
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Mariculture Associated with Oil and Gas Structures: A Compendium. OCS Study MMS 96-0050. Villere Reggio, comp. (1996) 32 p. GOM ($3) PDF Technical
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Modeling Structure Removal Processes in the Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-029. Mark J. Kaiser, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Allan G. Pulsipher. (2005) 133 p. PDF Technical
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Offshore Petroleum Platforms: Functional Significance for Larval Fish Across Longitudinal and Latitudinal Gradients; Coastal Marine Institute.  OCS Study MMS 2002-077. Richard F. Show, David C. Lindquist, Mark C. Benfield, Talat Farooqi, and John T. Plunket.  (2003)  CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Operational and Socioeconomic Impact of Nonexplosive Removal of Offshore Structures. OCS Study MMS 2004-074. Twachtman Snyder & Byrd, Inc., and the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University.(2004) 50 p. PDF Technical
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Platform Debris Fields Associated with the Blue Dolphin (Buccaneer) Gas and Oil Field Artificial Reef Sites Offshore Freeport, Texas: Extent, Composition, and Biological Utilization (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2008-048. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole and Larry R. Martin. (2008) 112 p. PDF Technical
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Platform Recruited Reef Fish Phase II: Do Platforms Provide Habitat that Increases the Survival of Reef Fishes? OCS Study BOEM 2013-0120. Michelle Zapp Sluis and James H. Cowan, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 43 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Technical
Summary
Proof of Concept for Platform Recruited Fish, Phase I: Do Platforms Provide Habitat for Subadult Red Snapper? OCS Study MMS 2010-002. L. K. Nowling, J. H. Cowan, Jr. and R. F. Shaw., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2010) xvii p. + 69 p. PDF Technical
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Technical
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Quality Control and Analysis of Acoustic Doppler current Profiler Data Collected on Offshore Platforms of the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2009-010. L. C. Bender and S. F. DiMarco. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2009) 63 p. PDF Technical
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Technical
Summary
Rigs-to-Reefs Policy, Progress, and Perspective. OCS Report MMS 2000-073. Les Dauterive. (2000) 8 p. PDF Technical
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Seasonal and Spatial Variation in the Biomass and Size Frequency Distribution of the Fish Associated with Oil and Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2000-005. David R. Stanley and Charles A. Wilson. (2000) 252 p. + xxi p. PDF Technical
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Summary
Shock Wave/Sound Propagation Modeling Results for Calculating Marine Protected Species Impact Zones During Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures. OCS Study MMS 2003-059. Peter T. Dzwilewski and Gregg Fenton. (2003) 34 p. on compact disc.
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Short-term Movement, Home Range, and Behavior of Red Snapper around Petroleum Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, as Determined by High Resolution Acoustic Telemetry OCS Study BOEM 2013-0123. Mike McDonough and James Cowan, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 71 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.
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Structure-Removal Operations on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Programmatic Environmental Assessment. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2005-013. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2005) 331 p.  PDF Technical Announcement  
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POLLUTION
Economic and Social Consequences of the Oil Spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 99-0028. Allan G. Pulsipher, Deborah Tootle, and Richard Pincomb. (1999) 32 p. PDF  Technical
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PROCEEDINGS
Executive Summary: 3rd International Deep-Sea Coral Symposium in Miami. OCS Study MMS 2008-024. Prof. Robert Y. George PH D. (2008) 34 p.  PDF  Technical
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Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Species Workshop, June 1999. OCS Study MMS 2001-039. Melanie McKay, Judith Nides, William Lang, and Debra Vigil. (2001) 171 p. PDF    
Mariculture Associated with Oil and Gas Structures: A Compendium. OCS Study MMS 96-0050. Villere Reggio, comp. (1996) 32 p. GOM ($3) PDF Technical
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Physical/Biological Oceanographic Integration Workshop for the DeSoto Canyon and Adjacent Shelf, October 19-21, 1999. OCS Study MMS 2000-074. William W. Schroeder and Carolyn F. Wood, eds. (2001) 157 p. PDF Technical
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Technical
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Proceedings: Gulf of Mexico Fish and Fisheries: Bringing Together New and Recent Research, October 2000. OCS Study MMS 2002-004. Melanie McKay, Judith Nides, and Debra Vigil, eds. (2002) 520 p. PDF Technical
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Proceedings: Twenty-first Annual Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting, January 2002. OCS Study MMS 2003-005. Melanie McKay and Judith Nides, eds. (2003) 747 p. on one compact disc. PDF Technical
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Proceedings: Twenty-second Annual Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting, January 2003. OCS Study MMS 2003-073. Melanie McKay and Judith Nides, eds. (2004) 826 p. PDF Technical
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Proceedings: Twenty-Third Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting, January 2005. OCS Study MMS 2005-066.  Melanie McKay and Judith Nides, eds. (2006) 604 p. PDF Technical
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Proceedings: Twenty-Fourth Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting. January 2007. OCS Study MMS 2008-012. Melanie McKay and Judith Nides, eds (2008)., U. S. Dept. of the Interior. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. New Orleans, LA. 498 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Proceedings:  25th Annual Gulf of Mexico Information Transfer Meeting, January 2009. OCS Study MMS 2009-051.  Melanie Mc Kay and Judith Nides. (2009) 298 p. (free) PDF   Technical Announcement  
Workshop on Deepwater Environmental Studies Strategy: A Five-Year Follow-Up and Planning for the Future, May 29-31, 2002. OCS Study MMS 2003-030. William W. Schroeder and Carolyn F. Wood, eds. (2003) 108 p. PDF Technical
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Workshop on Socioeconomic Research Issues for the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, February 2004. OCS Study MMS 2005-016. Melanie McKay and Judith Nides, eds. (2005) 153 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
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PRODUCED WATERS
How Does Produced Water Cause a Reduction in the Genetic Diversity of Harpacticoid Copepods? Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-078. John W. Fleeger, David W. Foltz, Axayácatl Rocha-Olivares. (2001) 35 p.  PDF  Technical
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Measurements of SO2 Concentration and Atmospheric Structure in Delta and Breton Wildlife Refuges. OCS Study MMS 95-0019. S.A. Hsu (1995) 48 p. PDF   Technical
Summary
Relative Contribution of Produced Water Discharge in the Development of Hypoxia.OCS Study MMS 2005-044.  Nancy N. Rabalais.  (2005)  37 + 11 p. PDF Technical
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PRODUCTION
Analysis of the Oil Services Contract Industry in the Gulf of Mexico Region. OCS Study 2011-001. Maureen F. Kaplan, Sara Giberson, Stacey Ferranti, Dina Metivier. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2011) 216 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Assessment of Marginal Production in the Gulf of Mexico and Lost Production from Early Decommissioning. OCS Study MMS 2010-007.  Mark J. Kaiser, Yunke Yu, and Allan G. Pulsipher. U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2010) 194 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
Technical
Summary
Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2003 Through 2007, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf.  OCS Report MMS 2003-028. J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud. (2003) 17 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2002 Through 2006, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2002-031. J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud. (2002) 26 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2000 Through 2004, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2000-012.  J. Michael Melancon and Richie D. Baud. (2000) 20 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2008:  America's Offshore Energy Future.  OCS Report MMS 2008-013. Minerals Management Service. G. Ed Richardson, Lesley D. Nixon, Christy M. Bohannon, Eric G. Kanzanis, Tara M. Montgomery and Mike P. Gravois. (2008) 114 p. PDF      
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2002: America's Expanding Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2002-021. Richie D. Baud, Robert H. Peterson, G. Ed Richardson, Leanne S. French, Jim Regg, Tara Montgomery, T. Scott Williams, and Carey Doyle. (2002) 133 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico: America's Emerging Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2000-022. Richie D. Baud, Robert H. Peterson, Carey Doyle, and G. Ed Richardson. (2000) 89 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2004: America's Expanding Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2004-021. G. Ed Richardson et al. (2004) 150 p. PDF
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Economic Effects of Petroleum Prices and Production in the Gulf of Mexico OCS on the U.S. Gulf Coast Economy. OCS Study MMS 2006-063. Omowumi O. Iledare and Williams O. Olatubi. (2006) 59 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
Technical
Summary
Gulf of Mexico OCS Deep Shelf Gas Update: 2001-2002. OCS Report MMS 2003-026. GOM Region. (2003) 8 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Forecast: 2004-2013.

OCS Report MMS 2004-065. J. Michael Melancon, Richie D. Baud, Angela D. Boice, Roy Bongiovanni, Thierry DeCort, Richard Desselles, & Eric G. Kazanis. (2004) 27 p.

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Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Forecast: 2007- 2016. MMS Report MMS 2007-020. Kevin Karl, Richie Baud, Angela Boice, Roy Bongiovanni, Thierry DeCort, Richard Desselles, and Eric Kazanis. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2007) 19 p. PDF    
Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Forecast: 2009-012. MMS Report MMS 2009-012. Ansani Brewton, Richie Baud, Frank Yam, Lee Almasy, Thierry M. DeCort, Michelle Uli, Thomas Riches, Jr., Eric G. Kazanis, Angela G. Josey and Roy Bongiovanni. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2007) 23 p. PDF    
Effects of Changes in Oil and Gas Prices and State Offshore Petroleum Production on the Louisiana Economy, 1969-1999. (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-052. Omowumi O. Iledare and Williams C. Olatubi. (2004) 45 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
Technical
Summary
Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2001 Through 2005. OCS Report MMS 2001-044. J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud. (2001) 20 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
History of Coastal Alabama Natural Gas Exploration and Development: Final Report. MMS 99-0031. William W. Wade, Jason R. Plater, and Jacqueline Q. Kelley. (1999) 189 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
Technical Summary
Modeling the Structure and Performance of Integrated and Independent Producers in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 95-0056. Allan G. Pulsipher, Omowumi O. Iledare, and Robert H. Baumann. (1996) 47 p. PDF   Technical
Summary
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 p. + xv p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
User's Guide for the 2014 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2014) OCS Study BOEM 2014-606. Darcy Wilson & Brian Boyer. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 81 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
Summary
User's Guide for the 2011 Gulfwide Offshore Activities Data System (GOADS-2011). OCS Study 2011-011. Darcy Wilson, Eastern Research Group, Inc., Morrisville, North Carolina, Brian Boyer, COMM Engineering, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 80 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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RECREATION
Economic Impact of Recreational Fishing and Diving Associated with Offshore Oil and Gas Structures in the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-010. Robert L. Hiett and J. Walter Milon. (2002) 284 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
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Summary
OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume 1: Post-Hurricane Impact Assessment. OCS Study 2011-043. David E. Dismukes. OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume II: Communities in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-044. M.F. Kaplan, A. Laughland, J. Mott., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 372 p. + 163 p.
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RESERVES
Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2003 Through 2007, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf.  OCS Report MMS 2003-028.  J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud.  (2003)  17 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2002 Through 2006, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2002-031. J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud. (2002) 26 p. PDF Technical
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RESERVES, RESERVOIRS, & RESOURCES
Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1995.    OCS Report MMS 99-0034.  Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region. (1999) CD-ROM in ArcView GIS format, Icon Author interactive multimedia format, and Adobe PDF format.   PDF Technical
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Atlas of Gulf of Mexico Gas and Oil Sands as of January 1, 1999.  OCS Report MMS 2001-086.  Barbara J. Bascle, Lesley D. Nixon, and Katherine M. Ross.  (2001)  CD-ROM.  PDF Technical
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Atlas of Northern Gulf of Mexico Gas and Oil Reservoirs, Vol. 1, Miocene and Older Reservoirs; Vol. 2, Pliocene and Pleistocene Reservoirs. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region; Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin; Basin Research Institute, Louisiana State University; and Geological Survey of Alabama (Vol. 1). (1997) Folio volumes, plates, and CD-ROM's of geologic and engineering data of state and Federal offshore reservoirs.      
Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2000 Through 2004, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2000-012.  J. Michael Melancon and Richie D. Baud. (2000) 20 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2004: America's Expanding Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2004-021. G. Ed Richardson et al. (2004) 150 p. PDF
Errata
Technical
Announcement
 
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2002: America's Expanding Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2002-021. Richie D. Baud, Robert H. Peterson, G. Ed Richardson, Leanne S. French, Jim Regg, Tara Montgomery, T. Scott Williams, & Carey Doyle. (2002) 133 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico: America's Emerging Frontier. OCS Report MMS 2000-022. Richie D. Baud, Robert H. Peterson, Carey Doyle, and G. Ed Richardson. (2000) 89 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2008. OCS Report BOEM 2012-103. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Holly A. Karrigan, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek, Donald M. Maclay, Obediah S. Racicot, Nancy K. Shepard. (2012) 66 pgs. Available from GOMR and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2006.  OCS Report MMS 2009-064. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Peter F. Harrison, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2009) 52 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2005. OCS Report MMS 2009-022. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Peter F. Harrison, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2009) 48 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2004. OCS Report MMS 2008-034. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Steven M. Haley, Clark J. Kinler, Gregory D. Klocek, Michael T. Prendergast, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2008) 54 p. PDF    
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2003. OCS Report MMS 2006-069. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, and Nancy K. Shepard. (2006) 48 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, December 31, 2002. OCS Report MMS 2005-052. T.G. Crawford, G.L. Burgess, C.J. Kinler, M.T. Prendergast, K.M. Ross, and N.K. Shepherd. (2005) 27 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2001.OCS Report MMS 2004-073. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, Katherine M. Ross, Nancy K. Shepard. (2004) 27 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 2000.OCS Report MMS 2003-050. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, Katherine M. Ross. (2003) 26 p.plus additional data, all on compact disc. PDF Technical
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Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2002-007. T. Gerald Crawford, Grant L. Burgess, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, and Katherine M. Ross. (2002) 26 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 1998. OCS Report MMS 2000-069. T. Gerald Crawford, Barbara J. Bascle, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, and Katherine M. Ross. (2000) 26 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 1997. OCS Report MMS 2000-006. T. Gerald Crawford, Barbara J. Bascle, Clark J. Kinler, Michael T. Prendergast, and Katherine M. Ross. (2000) 26 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Estimated Proved and Unproved Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 1996. OCS Report MMS 98-0032. Suzan M. Bacigalupi, Barbara J. Bascle, Clark J. Kinler, and Michael T. Prendergast. (1998) 26 p.  PDF Technical
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Estimated Proved and Unproved Oil and Gas Reserves, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, December 31, 1995. OCS Report MMS 96-0061. Suzan M. Bacigalupi, Clark J. Kinler, David A. Marin, and Michael T. Prendergast. (1996) 26 p.  PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Fifty Years of Public Paleontological Information. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico Region. (1999) 1 CD-ROM in ASCII and PDF formats, including a biostratigraphic chart; over 15,000 public paleontological reports.      
Gulf of Mexico OCS Deep Shelf Gas Update: 2001-2002. OCS Report MMS 2003-026. GOM Region. (2003) 8 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Forecast: 2004-2013. OCS Report MMS 2004-065. J. Michael Melancon, Richie D. Baud, Angela D. Boice, Roy Bongiovanni, Thierry DeCort, Richard Desselles, and Eric G. Kazanis. (2004) 27 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Daily Oil and Gas Production Rate Projections From 2001 Through 2005. OCS Report MMS 2001-044. J. Michael Melancon, Roy Bongiovanni, and Richie D. Baud. (2001) 20 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Modeling the Structure and Performance of Integrated and Independent Producers in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 95-0056. Allan G. Pulsipher, Omowumi O. Iledare, and Robert H. Baumann. (1996) 47 p. PDF   Technical
Summary
The Promise of Deep Gas in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Report MMS 2001-037. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 4 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
2000 Assessment of Conventionally Recoverable Hydrocarbon Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf as of January 1, 1999. OCS Report MMS 2001-087. Gary L. Lore, David A. Marin, Eric C. Batchelder, William C. Courtwright, Richard P. Desselles, Jr., and Ralph J. Klazynski. (2001) CD-ROM.   Technical
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RIGS-TO-REEFS
Assessment of Opportunities for Alternative Uses of Hydrocarbon Infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-028. Mark J. Kaiser, Brian Snyder, Allan G. Pulsipher. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 282 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Deepwater Coral Distribution and Abundance on Active Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and Decommissioned Rigs-to-Reefs Platforms OCS Study BOEM 2013-217. Paul W. Sammarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 45 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical
Summary
Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard-Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks- "Lophelia II" Interim Report. OCS Study BOEM 2012-106. James Brooks, Charles Fisher, Erik Cordes, Lliana Baums, Bernie Bernard, Robert Church, Peter Etnoyer, Chris German, Elizabeth Goehring, Ian MacDonald, Harry Roberts, Tim Shank, Dan Warren, Susan Welsh, & TDI-Brooks International Inc. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 128 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet.  PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Rigs and Reefs: A Comparison of the Fish Communities at Two Artificial Reefs, a Production Platform, and a Natural Reef in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Report MMS 2003-009. Charles A. Wilson, Aaron Pierce, and Mark W. Miller, eds. (2003) 95 p. on single compact disc. PDF Technical
Announcement
Technical
Summary
Platform Recruited Reef Fish Phase II: Do Platforms Provide Habitat that Increases the Survival of Reef Fishes? OCS Study BOEM 2013-0120. Michelle Zapp Sluis and James H. Cowan, Jr. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 43 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
Announcement
Technical
Summary
Rigs-to-Reefs Policy, Progress, and Perspective. OCS Report MMS 2000-073. Les Dauterive. (2000) 8 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
 
Seasonal and Spatial Variation in the Biomass and Size Frequency Distribution of the Fish Associated with Oil and Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2000-005. David R. Stanley and Charles A. Wilson. (2000) 25 p. + xxi p. PDF Technical
Announcement
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Summary
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SAFETY
Environmental and Safety Risks of an Expanding Role for Independents on the Gulf of Mexico OCS (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 98-0021. Allan G. Pulsipher et al. (1998) 39 p. PDF Technical
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SAND MINING
Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Use of the Ship/Trinity/Tiger Shoal Complex as a Nationally Important Spawning/Hatching/Foraging Ground. Discovery, Evaluation, and Sand Mining Recommendations Based on Blue Crab, Shrimp, and Spotted Seatrout Findings. OCS Report 2009-043. Condrey, R. E. and Gelpi, C. G., U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2010) 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Wave Climate and Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics with Implications for Offshore Sand Mining and Barrier Island Replenishment in South-Central Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-053. Gregory W. Stone (2002) Compact Disc.   PDF Technical
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SEAGRASSES
Potential for Accelerated Bioremediation and Restoration of Oil-Impacted Marshes through the Selection of Superior Oil-Tolerant Vegetation (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-042. Mark W. Hester, Quixam Lin, Irving A. Mendellsohn, and Dennis J. DesRoches. (2000) 47 p. PDF  Technical Summary  
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SEA BIRDS
Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations. Vol. I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-002), Vol. II: Technical Report (MMS 2000-003), Vol. III: Data Appendix (MMS 2000-004). Randall W. Davis, William E. Evans, and Bernd Würsig. (2000) 27 p. + xviii p. + 346 p. + xl p. + 201 p. + xxvi p.
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SEA TURTLES
Abundance and Distribution of Sea Turtles off North Carolina. OCS Study MMS 95-0024. J.A. Keinath, J.A. Musick, and D.E. Barnard. (1996) 156 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
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Summary
Association of Sea Turtles with Petroleum Platforms in the North-Central Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 90-0025.  Ren Lofoefner et al. (1991) 90 p. PDF    
Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations. Vol. I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2000-002), Vol. II: Technical Report (MMS 2000-003), Vol. III: Data Appendix (MMS 2000-004). Randall W. Davis, William E. Evans, and Bernd Würsig. (2000) 27 + xviii p. + 346 p. + xl p. + 201 p. + xxvi p.
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Announcement
Technical
Summary
Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Species Workshop, June 1999. OCS Study MMS 2001-039. Melanie McKay, Judith Nides, William Lang, and Debra Vigil. (2001) 171 p. PDF    
Literature Synthesis for the North and Central Atlantic Ocean. OCS Study 2011-012. Bruce Kaplan., U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (201) 447 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Synopsis of Biological Data on the Kemp's Ridley Turtle, Lepidochelys kempi (Garman, 1880). OCS Study MMS 94-0023. Rene Marquez-M., comp. (1994) 91 p. PDF    
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SEDIMENTS
Degradation of Synthetic-Based Drilling Mud Base Fluids by Gulf of Mexico Sediments, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2006-028. Deborah J. Roberts and Alan H. Nguyen. (2006) 126 p. PDF Technical
Announcement
Technical
Summary
Environmental Impacts of Synthetic Based Drilling Fluids. OCS Study MMS 2000-064. J.M. Neff, S. McKelvie, and R.C. Ayers, Jr. (2000) 121 p. PDF Technical
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Summary
Fate and Effects of N-, O-, and S- Heterocycles (NOSH's) from Petroleum and Pyrogenic Sources in Marine Sediments (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 94-0056. W. James Catallo and Robert P. Gambrell. (1995) 72 p. PDF   Technical
Summary
Historical Reconstruction of the Contaminant Loading and Biological Responses in the Central Gulf of Mexico Shelf Sediments (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2003-063. R. Eugene Turner, Edward B. Overton, Nancy N. Rabalais, and Barun K. Sep Gupta, eds. (2003) 129 p. PDF Technical
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Influence of Hypoxia on the Interpretation of Effects of Petroleum Production Activities. (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0022. Nancy M. Rabalais, Lorene E. Smith, Edward B. Overton, and Anne L. Zoeller. (1993) 158 p. PDF      Technical
Summary
Integrated Bio-Physical Modeling of the Louisiana-Texas (LATEX) Shelf. OCS Study BOEM 2012-108. R.D. Hetland, K. Fennel, C.K. Harris, J. Kaihatu, K. Xu, S.F. DiMarco. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2012), 124 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc $15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Study of Barite Solubility and the Release of Trace Components to the Marine Environment. OCS Study MMS 2007-061.  E. Crecelius, J. Trefry, J. McKinley, B.Lasorsa and R. Trocine. (2007) 175 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
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SOCIOECONOMICS
Accounting for Socioeconomic Change from Offshore Oil and Gas: Cumulative Effects on Louisiana's Coastal Parishes, 1969-2000. OCS Study MMS 2006-030. Allan G. Pulsipher. (2006) 97 p. PDF Technical
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Assessment of Historical, Social, and Economic Impacts of OCS Development on Gulf Coast Communities. Vol. I: Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2001-026); Vol. II: Narrative Report (OCS Study MMS 2001-027). Barbara Wallace, James Kirkley, Thomas McGuire, Diane Austin, and David Goldfield. (2001) 12 p. + 520 p. + xxii p.
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Boating Uses, Economic Significance, and Information Inventory for North Carolina's Offshore Area, "The Point":  Vol. I: Characterization of Recreational and Commercial Fisheries; Vol. II: Economic Analysis of "The Point" and Adjacent Counties: Baseline Information, Valuation and Potential Impacts; Vol. III:  Data Inventory Related to the Hatteras Middle Slope Bibliography.  OCS Study MMS 2002-044, 2002-045, 2002-046.  Vol. I:  Mac Currin and Steve Ross; Vol. II: Raymond B. Palmquist, Peter W. Schumann, Jeffrey A. Michael; Vol. III:  Steve W. Ross, Ernst F. Aschenbach III, and Jacques Ott, comps.  (2002)  CD-ROM. 
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Capital Investment Decisionmaking and Trends: Implications on Petroleum Resource Development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2006-064. Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher. (2006) 130 p. PDF  Technical
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Changing Patterns of Ownership and Control in the Petroleum Industry: Implications on the Market for Oil and Gas Leases in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 1983-1999 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2003-041. Allan G. Pulsipher, Omowumi O. Iledare, Dmity V. Mesyanzhinov. (2003) 88 p. PDF  Technical
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Coastal Alabama Offshore Natural Gas Economic Projection Model. OCS Study MMS 2000-065. Jason R. Plater. (2002) 22 p. + one CD-ROM. PDF Technical
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Competition and Performance in Oil and Gas Lease Sales and Development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, 1983-1999. OCS Study MMS 2007-034. Ormowumi O. Iledare and Mark Kaiser. (2007) 106 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Environmental and Socioeconomic Data Search and Literature Study; Volume I: Narrative (OCS Study MMS 2000-049)and Volume II: Annotated Bibliography (OCS Study MMS 2000-050). Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (2000) 340 p. + xxii p. (Vol. I) + 287 p. (Vol. II).
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Dynamics of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Gulf of Mexico: 1980–2000, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2003-004. Barbara Wallace, John Duberg, and James Kirkley. (2003) 246 p. PDF Technical
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Economic Effects of Petroleum Prices and Production in the Gulf of Mexico OCS on the U.S. Gulf Coast Economy.  OCS Study MMS 2006-063. Omowumi O. Iledare and Williams O. Olatubi. (2006) 59 p. PDF Technical
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Economic Impact in the U.S. of Deepwater Projects: A Survey of Five Projects. OCS Study MMS 2004-041.  John J. Stiff and Joachim Singelmann. (2004) 171 p. PDF Technical
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Economic and Social Consequences of the Oil Spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 99-0028. Allan G. Pulsipher, Deborah Tootle, and Richard Pincomb. (1999) 32 p. PDF   Technical
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Economic Effects of Coastal Alabama and Destin Dome Offshore Natural Gas Exploration, Development, and Production. OCS Study MMS 2000-044. Jason R. Plater, Jaqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade, and Robert T. Mott. (2000) 199 + xi p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 97-0045. Chris Hooper-Lane, Shanna Bonvillain, Donna Rice, Glenda Conklin Carter. (1998) 119 p. PDF    
Effect of the Oil and Gas Industry on Commuting and Migration Patterns in Louisiana, 1960-1990.  OCS Study MMS 2002-072.  Natusumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann.  (2002)  CD-ROM.    PDF Technical
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Effects of Changes in Oil and Gas Prices and State Offshore Petroleum Production on the Louisiana Economy, 1969-1999. (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2004-052. Omowumi O. Iledare and Williams C. Olatubi. (2004) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Examination of the Development of Liquefied Natural Gas on the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2008-017. David E. Dismukes. (2008) 106 p. PDF Technical
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Fiscal System Analysis: Concessionary and Contractual Systems Used in Offshore Petroleum Arrangements. OCS Study MMS 2004-016. Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher. (2004) 78 p. PDF Technical
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Idle Iron in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 2007-031.  Mark J. Kaiser and Allan G. Pulsipher (2007) 197p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Labor Migration and the Deepwater Oil Industry (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-057.  Katherine M. Donato.  (2004)  125 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Labor Needs Survey, Volume I: Technical Report, Volume II: Survey Instruments. OCS Study MMS 2008-050 and 051. ICF Consulting. U. S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2008. 85 p
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Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part I. Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-019. Diane C. Keithly. (2001) 22 + 42 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Effects of the Outer Continental Shelf Petroleum Industry on the Economy and Public Services, Part 2; Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-020. David W. Hughes, J. Matthew Fannin, Walter Keithly, Williams Olatubi, and Jiemin Guo. (2002). Companion volume to Part 1, OCS Study MMS 2001-019. 49 p. PDF Technical
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MAG-Plan 2012 Economic Impact Model for the Gulf of Mexico-Updated and Revised Data. OCS Study BOEM 2012-102. Maureen F. Kaplan, Sara Kauffman, Christiana Marsden. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2012) 143 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical Announcement Technical Summary
Management of the MMS-LSU Coastal Marine Institute: A Report of the First Six Years, 1992-1998; Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2001-062.Robert S. Carney, comp.(2001) 83 p. PDF   Technical
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OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume 1: Post-Hurricane Impact Assessment. OCS Study 2011-043. David E. Dismukes. OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume II: Communities in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-044. M.F. Kaplan, A. Laughland, J. Mott. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 372 p.and 163 p., respectively.
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OCS-Related Infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico Fact Book.  OCS Study MMS 2004-027.  The Louis Berger Group, Inc.  (2004)  234 p. PDF Technical
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Oil and Gas Development and Coastal Income Inequality: A Comparative Analysis (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 94-0052. Charles M. Tolbert. (1995) 75 p. PDF     Technical
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Outer Continental Shelf Issues: Central Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 95-0032. Robert Gramling, Sarah Brabant, Craig J. Forsyth, and Eddie Palmer. (1996) 73 p. PDF   Technical
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Modeling the Economic Impacts of Offshore Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico: Methods and Applications.  Coastal Marine Institute.  OCS Study MMS 2003-018.  David E. Dismukes, Williams O. Olatubi, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, and Allan G. Pulsipher.  (2003)  93 p.on compact disc.    PDF  Technical
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Modeling Structure Removal Processes in the Gulf of Mexico (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2005-029.  Mark J. Kaiser, Dmitry V. Mesyanzhinov, Allan G. Pulsipher.  (2005)  133 p. PDF Technical
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Social and Economic Consequences of Onshore OCS-Related Activities in Coastal Alabama: Final Baseline Report; Economic Baseline of the Alabama Coastal Region. MMS 98-0046. Jacqueline Q. Kelley, William W. Wade. (1999) 102 p.   PDF Technical
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Social and Economic Impacts of OCS Activity on Individuals and Families; Vol. I: Final Report; Vol. II: Case Studies of Morgan City and New Iberia, Louisiana (OCS Study MMS 2002-022 and -023). Vol. I: Diane Austin, Karen Coelho, Andrew Gardner, Ryland Higgins, and Tom McGuire. Vol. II: Diane Austin, Andrew Gardner, Rylan Higgins, Jennifer Schrag-James, Shannon Sparks, and Leah Stauber. (2002) 297 and 197 p.
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Socioeconomic and Environmental Issues Analysis of Oil and Gas Activity on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Western Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-011. William R. Kelley. (2002) 66 p. PDF Technical
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Socioeconomic Baseline and Projections of the Impact of an OCS Onshore Base for Selected Florida Panhandle Communities. Vol. I, Final Report; Vol. II, Technical Description of the MMS Florida Panhandle Model; Vol. III, User's Guide for the Model. OCS Study MMS 2002-024, 2002-025, and 2002-026. Ronald T. Luke, Eric S. Schubert, Greg Olsson, and F. Larry Leistritz. (2002) 262, 74, and 26 p.and one CD.
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Socioeconomic Baseline Study for the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report: Description of the Dataset, 1930-1990 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-054. Natsumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann. (2002) Compact disc.   PDF Technical
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Workshop on Environmental Issues Surrounding Deepwater Oil and Gas Development, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 98-0022. Robert S. Carney, ed. (1998) 144 p. PDF Technical
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Workshop on Socioeconomic Research Issues for the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, February 2004.  OCS Study MMS 2005-016.  Melanie McKay and Judith Nides, eds.  (2005)  153 p.   PDF Technical Announcement  
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STATISTICS
Energy Market and Infrastructure Information for Evaluating Renewale Energy Projects for the Atlantic and Pacific OCS Regions Volume I: Technical Report Volume II: Appendices. OCS Study BOEM 2013-0113 Eastern Research Group. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (2013) Volume I 310 pp. Volume II - Appendices 96 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. 
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Full-Water Column Current Observations in the Western Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2010-044. J. Sheinbaum, J. Ochoa, J. Candela, A. Badan. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2010, 108 p. PDF Technical Announcement  Technical Summary
Labor Needs Survey, Volume I: Technical Report, Volume II: Survey Instruments. OCS Study MMS 2008-050 and 051. ICF Consulting. U. S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2008. 85 p.
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Low-Frequency Variability of Currents in the Deepwater Eastern Gulf of Mexico.  OCS Study MMS 2010-015.  K. L. Cole and S. F. Di Marco. U. S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  2009.  136 p. PDF Technical Announcement  
OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume 1: Post-Hurricane Impact Assessment. OCS Study 2011-043. David E. Dismukes. OCS-Related Infrastructure Fact Book Volume II: Communities in the Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study 2011-044. M.F. Kaplan, A. Laughland, J. Mott. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. 2011, 372 p.and 163 p., respectively.
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Outer Continental Shelf Statistical Summary, 1999:  Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number.  OCS Report MMS 2000-018. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2000) 98p.    
Statistical Summary, 2000: Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2001-038. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 108 p.    
Statistical Summary 2001, Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2002-013. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2002) 164 p.    
Statistical Summary, 2002; Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2003-027. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2003) 134 p.    
Statistical Summary, 2003; Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number, Outer Continental Shelf. OCS Report MMS 2004-053. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. (2004) 174 p.    
Statistical Summary 2004, Outer Continental Shelf, Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number.  OCS Report MMS 2005-024.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2005)  139 p.    
Statistical Summary 2007, Outer Continental Shelf, Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number.  OCS Report MMS 2008-057.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2008)  208p. PDF  
Statistical Summary 2008, Outer Continental Shelf, Leasing by Sale and by Map Area/Block Number.  OCS Report MMS 2009-029.  Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2009)  235p. PDF  
Study of Deepwater Currents in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Volume I: Executive Summary and Volume II: Technical Report. OCS Study MMS 2008-030 and 2008-031. Kathleen Donohue, Peter Hamilton, Robert Leben, Randolph Watts and Evans Waddell. (2008) Volume I - 73pgs and Volume II - 375pgs.  
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Year 2005 Gulfwide Emission Inventory Study. OCS Study MMS 2007-067. Darcy Wilson, Richard Billings, Regi Oommen and Roger Chang, 2007, 149 p. PDF Technical
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SYNOPSES
Technical Summaries from Selected Environmental Studies of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. OCS Study MMS 96-0025. (1996) 184 p. PDF  
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TAR
Characterization of Chronic Sources and Impacts of Tar Along the Louisiana Coast (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0046. Charles B. Henry, Jr., Paulene O. Roberts, and Edward B. Overton. (1993) 63 p. PDF   Technical
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TEXAS
Benefits and Burdens of OCS Activities on States, Labor Market Areas, Coastal Counties, and Selected Communities.  OCS Study MMS 2008-052.  John S. Petterson, Edward Glazier, Laura Stanley, Carson Mencken, Karl Eschback, Patrick Moore, and Pamela Goode.  2008.  470 p.  PDF  Technical
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Dynamic Height and Seawater Transport across the Louisiana--Texas Shelf Break; Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-045. Carole L. Current and William J. Wiseman. (2000) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Investigation of Pressure and Pressure Gradients along the Louisiana/Texas Inner Shelf and Their Relationships to Wind Forcing and Current Variability (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-057. Nan Walker, Ewa Jarosz, and Steve Murray. (2001) 39 p. PDF Technical
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Marine Debris Point Source Investigation, Padre Island National Seashore, March 1994 - September 1995. OCS Study MMS 96-0023. John E. Miller and Darrell L. Echols (1996) 31 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico; Final Performance Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-028. Vaisala Meteorological Systems, Inc., and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2002) 114 p.   PDF Technical
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Observational and Predictive Study of Inner Shelf Currents over the Louisiana-Texas Shelf (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-036.  Lawrence J. Rouse et al.  (2004)  207 p. PDF Technical
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Platform Debris Fields Associated with the Blue Dolphin (Buccaneer) Gas and Oil Field Artificial Reef Sites Offshore Freeport, Texas:  Extent, Composition, and Biological Utilization (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2008-048. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole & Larry R. Martin. 2008.112 p.  PDF Technical
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Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 + xv p. PDF Technical
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Socioeconomic and Environmental Issues Analysis of Oil and Gas Activity on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Western Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-011. William R. Kelley. (2002) 66 p. PDF Technical
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Socioeconomic Baseline Study for the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report: Description of the Dataset, 1930-1990 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-054. Natsumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann. (2002) Compact disc.   PDF Technical
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Supply Network for Deepwater Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico: An Empirical Analysis of Demand for Port Services: Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-047. Jay Jayawardana and Anatoly Hochstein. (2004) 98 p. PDF Technical
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Texas-Louisiana Shelf Circulation and Transport Processes Study: Synthesis Report; Vol. I, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 98-0035); Vol. II, Appendices (MMS 98-0036). A.W. Nowlin, Jr., A.E. Jochens, R.O. Reid, and S.F. DiMarco. (1998) 450 and 284 p.
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Velocity and Transport Characteristics of the Louisiana-Texas Coastal Current during 1994. OCS Study MMS 2001-093. Stephen p.Murray, Ewa Jarosz, and Edward T. Weeks III. (2002) 89 p. PDF Technical
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Wind and Eddy-Related Circulation on the Louisiana/Texas Shelf and Slope Determined from Satellite and In-Situ Measurements, October 1993--August 1994, Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-025. Nan D. Walker. (2001) 57 p.  PDF  Technical
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TOXICITY and Wastes 
Annotated Bibliography of the Potential Environmental Impacts of Chlorination and Disinfection Byproducts Relevant to Offshore Liquefied Natural Gas Port Facilities. OCS MMS 2006-071. Richard F. Shaw and Kevin W. Baggett. (2006) 111 p. PDF Technical
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Development and Application of a Sublethal Toxicity Test to PAH Using Marine Harpacticoid Copepods (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 99-0001. John W. Fleeger and Guilhume R. Lotufo. (1999) 38 p. PDF Technical
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Effects and Management of Oil Spills in Marsh Ecosystems; A Review Produced from a Workshop Convened July 1996 at McNeese State University. OCS Study MMS 98-0018. C. Edward Proffitt, ed. (1998) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development at Selected Continental Slope Sites in the Gulf of Mexico; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2006-044); Vol II., Technical Report (MMS 2006-045), and Vol. III, Appendices (MMS 2006-046).  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc.  (2006) 45, 595, and 931 p.
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Environmental Impacts of Synthetic Based Drilling Fluids. OCS Study MMS 2000-064. J.M. Neff, S. McKelvie, and R.C. Ayers, Jr. (2000) 121 p. PDF Technical
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Evaluation of Freeport-McMoRan Sulphur LLC's Applications to Inject OCS-Generated Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Exempt Exploration and Production (E&P) Waste into Salt Caverns and Caprock on Sulphur and Salt Lease OCS-G 9272, Main Pass Block 299: Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-067.  MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2002)  330 p.        
Historical Reconstruction of the Contaminant Loading and Biological Responses in the Central Gulf of Mexico Shelf Sediments (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2003-063.  R. Eugene Turner, Edward B. Overton, Nancy N. Rabalais, and Barun K. Sep Gupta, eds.  (2003)  129 p. PDF Technical
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Survival of a Hydrogen-Utilizing Bacterium when Introduced into Native and Foreign Environments (Coastal Marine Institute).OCS Study MMS 2001-094. Paul A. LaRock and Lisa S. Donovan. (2002) 52 p. PDF Technical
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TRANSPORTATION
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS 520 EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 + xv p. PDF Technical
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WETLANDS
 Dispersion in Broad, Shallow Estuaries: A Model Study. OCS Study MMS 2001-054. Masimichi Inoue, William J. Wiseman, Jr., Dongho Park, Dubravo Justic, and Gregg Stone. (2001) 54 p. PDF Technical
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Economic and Social Consequences of the Oil Spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 99-0028. Allan G. Pulsipher, Deborah Tootle, and Richard Pincomb. (1999) 32 p. PDF   Technical
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Effects and Management of Oil Spills in Marsh Ecosystems; A Review Produced from a Workshop Convened July 1996 at McNeese State University. OCS Study MMS 98-0018. C. Edward Proffitt, ed. (1998) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Feasibility of Using Remote-Sensing Techniques for Shoreline Delineation and Coastal Habitat Classification forEnvironmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Mapping (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2005-047. Katherine Born-Phillips, Chris Locke, Jacqueline Michel, DeWitt Braud. (2007) 65 p. PDF Technical
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High-Resolution Integrated Hydrology–Hydrodynamic Model: Development and Application to Barataria Basin, Louisiana (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-063.  Dongho Park, Masamichi Inoue, William J. Wiseman, Jr., Dubravko Justic, and Gregg Stone.  (2004)  73 p. PDF Technical
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Outer Continental Shelf Pipelines Crossing the Louisiana Coastal Zone: A Geographical Information System Approach, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-038. R. Hampton Peele, John I. Snead, and Weiwen Feng. (2002) 1 compact disc. PDF Technical
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Potential for Accelerated Bioremediation and Restoration of Oil-Impacted Marshes through the Selection of Superior Oil-Tolerant Vegetation (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-042. Mark W. Hester, Quixam Lin, Irving A. Mendellsohn, and Dennis J. DesRoches. (2000) 47 p. PDF   Technical Summary
Survival of a Hydrogen-Utilizing Bacterium when Introduced into Native and Foreign Environments (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-094. Paul A. LaRock and Lisa S. Donovan. (2002) 52 p. PDF Technical
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