Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Publications



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). PDF
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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. PDF
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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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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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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. PDF
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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) 437 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. PDF
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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. PDF
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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  
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. PDF
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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  
Year 2011 Gulfwide Emissions Inventory Study.  OCS Study BOEM 2014-666. Wilson, D., R. Billings, R. Chang, H. Perez, and J. Sellers. 2014. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 180 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. PDF Technical
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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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Year 2011 Gulfwide Emissions Inventory Study.  OCS Study BOEM 2014-666. Wilson, D., R. Billings, R. Chang, H. Perez, and J. Sellers. 2014. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 180 pp. Available from GOMR on compact disc ($15) and on the Internet. 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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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) 437 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
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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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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
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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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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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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
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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 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
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Gulf of Mexico OCS Deep Shelf Gas Update: 2001-2002. OCS Report MMS 2003-026. GOM Region. (2003) 8 p. PDF Technical
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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
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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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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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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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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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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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