Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Publications



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  
Digital Conversion of Dive Video from Fifteen Dive Seasons.  OCS Study BOEM 2015- 004.  R.S. Carney, H.H. Roberts. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 17 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    
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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">Technical Announcement Technical
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MARINE MAMMALS
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 style="width: 105px;">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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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.  PDF
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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 style="width: 105px;">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. 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, and Steven R. Hanna. (2004) 437 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) 437 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. PDF
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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 style="width: 105px;">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. PDF
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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 style="width: 105px;">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. PDF
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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) 437 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 style="width: 105px;">  Technical
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MODELING
Kaplan MF, Marvakov J, Meade B, Ertis D. 2016. MAG-PLAN GOM 2016: economic impact model for the Gulf of Mexico. New Orleans, LA: US Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. OCS Study BOEM 2016-072. 129 pp.  PDF  Technical
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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 style="width: 105px;">  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 style="width: 105px;">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) 437 p. PDF style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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. PDF
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2003-062
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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. PDF
2002-024
2002-025
2002-026
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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
2003-059
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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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;"> 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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2009-058
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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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">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 style="width: 105px;">Technical
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