Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Publications



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
Carney, Robert S. 2016. Optimization of Non-Voucher Gulf of Mexico Benthic Fauna Specimen Archives – A Cooperative Effort with the U.S. National Museum of Natural History. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study BOEM 2016-058. 10 pp.  PDF  Technical
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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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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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