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An Analysis of the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Gulf of Mexico Seafood Industry. OCS Study BOEM 2016-020. M. Carroll, B. Gentner, S. Larkin, K. Quigley, N. Perlot, L. Dehner, A. Kroetz. 2016 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA 202 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Tourism in the Gulf of Mexico Region. OCS Study BOEM 2014-661. Eastern Research Group, Inc.. 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 192 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Assessing Impacts of OCS Activities on Public Infrastructure, Services, and Population in Coastal Communities Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. 2015. OCS Study BOEM 2015-003. Fannin, J.M., Schafer, M., Keithly, W. 268 pp. 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. PDF Technical
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Baseline Bioacoustic Characterization for Offshore Renewable Energy Development in the North Carolina and Georgia Wind Planning Areas OCS Study BOEM 2015-026.  A.N. Rice, J.L. Morano, K.B. Hodge, D.P. Salisbury, C.A. Muirhead, A.S. Frankel, M. Feinblatt, J. Nield, C.W. Clark. 2014.  U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 183 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Current-Topography Interaction and Its Influence on Water Quality and Contaminant Transport over Shelf-Edge Banks. OCS Study BOEM 2014-771. William J. Teague, Hemantha W. Wijesekera, Ewa Jarosz. 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 280 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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Characterization and Potential Impacts of Noise Producing Construction and Operation Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf: Data Synthesis. OCS Study BOEM 2014-608. B. Martin, D. Zeddies, J. MacDonnell, J. Vallarta, J. Delarue. 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 84 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF  Technical
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Forcing Functions Governing Salt Transports Processes in Coastal Navigation Canals and Connectivity to Surrounding Wetland Landscapes in South Louisiana Using Houma Navigation Canal as a Surrogate. OCS Study BOEM 2014-607. Gregg A. Snedden. 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 84 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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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). PDF
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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. PDF
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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. PDF
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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. PDF
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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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Onshore Oil and Gas Infrastructure to Support Development in the Mid-Atlantic OCS Region. OCS Study BOEM 2014-657. D.E. Dismukes. 2014. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 360 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. 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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Pressure Wave and Acoustic Properties Generated by the Explosive Removal of Offshore Structures in the Gulf of Mexico​.  OCS Study BOEM 2016-019. M.J. Barkaszi, A. Frankel, J.S. Martin, W.Poe. 2016 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA 69 p. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF 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. PDF
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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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