Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Publications




TAR
Characterization of Chronic Sources and Impacts of Tar Along the Louisiana Coast (University Research Initiative). OCS Study MMS 93-0046. Charles B. Henry, Jr.,Paulene O. Roberts, and Edward B. Overton. (1993) 63 p.  PDF    Technical
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TEXAS
Benefits and Burdens of OCS Activities on States, Labor Market Areas, Coastal Counties, and Selected Communities.  OCS Study MMS 2008-052.  John S. Petterson, Edward Glazier, Laura Stanley, Carson Mencken, Karl Eschback, Patrick Moore, and Pamela Goode.  2008.  470 p.  PDF  Technical
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Dynamic Height and Seawater Transport across the Louisiana--Texas Shelf Break; Final Report (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2000-045. Carole L. Current and William J. Wiseman. (2000) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Investigation of Pressure and Pressure Gradients along the Louisiana/Texas Inner Shelf and Their Relationships to Wind Forcing and Current Variability (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2001-057. Nan Walker, Ewa Jarosz, and Steve Murray. (2001) 39 p. PDF Technical
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Marine Debris Point Source Investigation, Padre Island National Seashore, March 1994 - September 1995. OCS Study MMS 96-0023. John E. Miller and Darrell L. Echols (1996) 31 p. PDF Technical Announcement Technical
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Observation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico; Final Performance Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-028. Vaisala Meteorological Systems, Inc., and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2002) 114 p.   PDF Technical
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Observational and Predictive Study of Inner Shelf Currents over the Louisiana-Texas Shelf (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2004-036.  Lawrence J. Rouse et al.  (2004)  207 p. PDF Technical
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Platform Debris Fields Associated with the Blue Dolphin (Buccaneer) Gas and Oil Field Artificial Reef Sites Offshore Freeport, Texas:  Extent, Composition, and Biological Utilization (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2008-048. Benny J. Gallaway, John G. Cole & Larry R. Martin. 2008.112 p.  PDF Technical
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Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 + xv p. PDF Technical
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Socioeconomic and Environmental Issues Analysis of Oil and Gas Activity on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Western Gulf of Mexico, Final Report. OCS Study MMS 2002-011. William R. Kelley. (2002) 66 p. PDF Technical
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Socioeconomic Baseline Study for the Gulf of Mexico, Final Report: Description of the Dataset, 1930-1990 (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 2002-054. Natsumi Aratame and Joachim Singelmann. (2002) Compact disc.   PDF Technical
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Supply Network for Deepwater Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico: An Empirical Analysis of Demand for Port Services: Final Report.  OCS Study MMS 2004-047. Jay Jayawardana and Anatoly Hochstein. (2004) 98 p. PDF Technical
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Texas-Louisiana Shelf Circulation and Transport Processes Study: Synthesis Report; Vol. I, Technical Report (OCS Study MMS 98-0035); Vol. II, Appendices (MMS 98-0036). A.W. Nowlin, Jr., A.E. Jochens, R.O. Reid, and S.F. DiMarco. (1998) 450 and 284 p. PDF
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Velocity and Transport Characteristics of the Louisiana-Texas Coastal Current during 1994. OCS Study MMS 2001-093. Stephen p.Murray, Ewa Jarosz, and Edward T. Weeks III. (2002) 89 p. PDF Technical
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Wind and Eddy-Related Circulation on the Louisiana/Texas Shelf and Slope Determined from Satellite and In-Situ Measurements, October 1993--August 1994, Coastal Marine Institute. OCS Study MMS 2001-025. Nan D. Walker. (2001) 57 p.  PDF  Technical
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TOXICITY and Wastes 
Annotated Bibliography of the Potential Environmental Impacts of Chlorination and Disinfection Byproducts Relevant to Offshore Liquefied Natural Gas Port Facilities. OCS MMS 2006-071. Richard F. Shaw and Kevin W. Baggett. (2006) 111 p. PDF Technical
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Development and Application of a Sublethal Toxicity Test to PAH Using Marine Harpacticoid Copepods (Coastal Marine Institute). OCS Study MMS 99-0001. John W. Fleeger and Guilhume R. Lotufo. (1999) 38 p. PDF Technical
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Effects and Management of Oil Spills in Marsh Ecosystems; A Review Produced from a Workshop Convened July 1996 at McNeese State University. OCS Study MMS 98-0018. C. Edward Proffitt, ed. (1998) 45 p. PDF Technical
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Effects of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development at Selected Continental Slope Sites in the Gulf of Mexico; Vol. I, Executive Summary (OCS Study MMS 2006-044); Vol II., Technical Report (MMS 2006-045), and Vol. III, Appendices (MMS 2006-046).  Continental Shelf Associates, Inc.  (2006) 45, 595, and 931 p. 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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Evaluation of Freeport-McMoRan Sulphur LLC's Applications to Inject OCS-Generated Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Exempt Exploration and Production (E&P) Waste into Salt Caverns and Caprock on Sulphur and Salt Lease OCS-G 9272, Main Pass Block 299: Programmatic Environmental Assessment.  OCS EIS/EA MMS 2002-067.  MMS Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.  (2002)  330 p.        
Historical Reconstruction of the Contaminant Loading and Biological Responses in the Central Gulf of Mexico Shelf Sediments (Coastal Marine Institute).  OCS Study MMS 2003-063.  R. Eugene Turner, Edward B. Overton, Nancy N. Rabalais, and Barun K. Sep Gupta, eds.  (2003)  129 p. PDF Technical
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Survival of a Hydrogen-Utilizing Bacterium when Introduced into Native and Foreign Environments (Coastal Marine Institute).OCS Study MMS 2001-094. Paul A. LaRock and Lisa S. Donovan. (2002) 52 p. PDF Technical
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TRANSPORTATION
Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf, Western and Central Planning Areas, Final Environmental Impact Statement. OCS 437 EIS/EA MMS 2000-090. Minerals Management Service. (2001) 782 + xv p. PDF Technical
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