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(Updated July 18,2005)

Scientific Papers and Reports:

Anderson, D.M., Keafer, B.A., Geyer, W.R., Signell, R.P. and T.C. Loder., 2005, Toxic Alexandrium Blooms in the western Gulf of Maine: The plume advection hypothesis revisited, Limnol. Oceanogr., v. 50 no. 1, p. 328-345.

Blumberg, A.F., Signell, R.P., and Jenter, H.L., 1993, Modeling transport processes in the coastal ocean: Journal of Environmental Engineering, v. 1, p. 31-52.

Bogden, P.S., Rizzoli, P., and Signell, R.P., 1996, Open‑ocean boundary conditions from interior data: local and remote forcing of Massachusetts Bay: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 101, no. C3, p. 6487‑6501.

Bothner, M.H., 1997, Metal concentrations in sediments of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay document environmental change: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS 150‑97, 2p.

Bothner, M.H., 2001, Concentrations of metals and bacterial spores in sediments near the Massachusetts Bay outfall before and after discharge began: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-356, 2p.

Bothner, M.H., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M., 1994, The distribution of silver in sediments from Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays, and the changes in concentration with time - preliminary analysis: Proceedings of a meeting, "MWRA Benthic and Sediment Science Review", Battelle Ocean Sciences, Duxbury, Mass., April 28, 1994, 22 p.

Bothner, M.H., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Butman, B., Knebel, H.J., Manheim,  F.T., and Signell, R.P., 1994, Circulation and contaminant transport in Massachusetts coastal waters: achievements and future plans:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-649, 43 p.

Bothner, M.H., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., and Manheim, F.T., 1998, Metal concentrations in surface sediments of Boston Harbor ‑ changes with time: Marine Environmental Research, v. 45, No. 2, p. 127‑155.

Bothner, M.H., Buchholtz ten Brink, M. and Ravizza, G.E., 1995, Silver and other tracers of sewage particles in coastal and deep sea sediments off the east coast, USA: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Transport, Fate and Effects of Silver in the Environment, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Sept. 11-14, 1994, p. 61-68.

Bothner, M.H., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Parmenter, C.M., d'Angelo, W.M., and  Doughten, M.W., 1993, The distribution of silver and other metals in sediments from Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-725,  31 p.

Bothner, M.H., Parmenter, C.M., Twichell, D.C., Polloni, C.F., and Knebel, H.J., 1992, A geologic map of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, constructed from digital sidescan sonar images, photography, and sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series, DDS-3.

Bothner, M.H., Signell, R.P., and Butman, B., 1993, Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay:  U.S. Geological Survey Yearbook, Fiscal Year 1993, p. 17-19.

Bothner, M.H., Casso, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., and Lamothe, P.J., 2002, The effect of the new Massachusetts Bay sewage outfall on the concentrations of metals and bacterial spores in nearby bottom and suspended sediments:  Marine Pollution Bulletin: v. 44, p. 1063-1070.

Bothner, M.H., 2003, Optimizing the quality of sediment samples collected for geochemical measurements in coastal marine environments.  In International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 2003:  “Collection and preparation of bottom sediment samples for analysis of radionuclides and trace elements,”   IAEA-TECDOC-1360, p. 83-93.

Bothner, M.H., 2003, Evaluating the impact of a high total suspended solids pulse from Boston’s Deer Island Sewage Treatment Plant through the Massachusetts Bay outfall - results from time-series sediment trap samples: Administrative report submitted to MWRA, October 15, 2003, 7 p.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M. R., Manheim, F.T., and Bothner, M.H., 1996, Contaminants in the Gulf of Maine: what's here and should we worry? p. 1‑115 in The Health of the Gulf of Maine Ecosystem: Cumulative Impacts and Multiple Stressors. D. Dow and G. Braasch, Ed. published by the Regional Association for Research in the Gulf of Maine, Hanover, New Hampshire. RARGOM Report 96‑1, 180 p. and Appendicies.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Manheim, F.T., and Hathaway, J.C., 1993, Report to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, on incorporation of COE data into the contaminated sediment database, Feb. 1993, Administrative Report.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M. R., Manheim, F.T., Soderberg, N.K., and Hathaway, J.C., 1993, Data and Information Management at the Branch of Atlantic Marine Geology and the Contaminated‑Sediment Database. Workshop proceedings: Gulf of Maine Data and Information Management, Durham N.H., Nov. 2‑3, 1993, p. 80‑106.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., Manheim,  F.T.,. Mecray, E.L., Hastings, M.E. and. Currence, J.M., in collaboration with Farrington, J.W., Jones, S.H., Larsen, P.F., Tripp,  B.W., Wallace, Jr., G.T., Ward, L.G., and with participation from Fredette, T.J., Liebman,  M.L., and Smith Leo,W., Contaminated Sediments Database for the Gulf of Maine:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-403. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/of02-403/

Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Scotti, A., Beardsley, R.C., and Anderson, S.P., Large internal waves in Massachusetts Bay transport sediments offshore. Submitted to Continental Shelf Research.

Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Anderson, S.P., Lightsom, F.L., Scotti, A., and Beardsley, R.C., 2005, The Massachusetts Bay internal wave experiment, August 1998, Data Report:  U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 85.  1 DVD-ROM.

Butman, B., and Bothner, M.H., 1997, Predicting the long-term fate of sediments and contaminants in Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS 172-97, 6 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/fs172-97/fs172-97.pdf.

Butman, Bradford, Bothner, M.H., Alexander, P.S., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., and Strahle, W.S., 2004,  Long-term observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts:  Data Report for 1989-2002,  USGS Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2,   1 DVD-ROM.

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Hathaway, J.C., Jenter, H.L., Knebel, H.J., Manheim, F.T., and Signell, R.P., 1992, Contaminant transport and accumulation in Massachusetts Bay and Boston Harbor: a summary of U.S. Geological Survey studies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-202, 42 p.

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Knebel, H.J., Manheim, F.T., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., and Signell, R.P., 1999, Predicting the fate of sediments and associated contaminants in Massachusetts Coastal Waters: Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Harbor and Outfall Monitoring Program.  Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel Public Meeting, September 22 and 23, 1999. p. 6-9, and 23 pages of figures.    In:  Trulli HK, Coniaris C, Carroll SR, editors. 2000. Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel Technical Workshop 1999 [CD-ROM]. Boston:  Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. Report ENQUAD ms-57.

Butman, Bradford, Bothner, M.H., Lightsom, F.L., Gutierrez, B.T., Alexander, P.S.,  Martini, M.A., and Strahle, W.S., 2002, Long-term observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts:  Data Report for 1989: 2002,  USGS Digital Data Series DDS-74., version 2.0,  1 DVD-ROM. 

Butman, B., Evans, J., Lange, W.N. and Polloni, C., 1999, Time-series photographs of the seafloor in western Massachusetts Bay, June - October 1996: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-797, CD-ROM. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of98-797/.

Butman, B. and Lindsay, J.A., 2000, A Marine GIS library for Massachusetts Bay with a focus on disposal sites, contaminated sediments, and sea floor mapping: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-439, CD-ROM.

Butman, B., and Signell, R.P., 1993, Modeling the dilution of the effluent introduced into Massachusetts Bay by the new Boston outfall.  Report prepared for Hearing on the Results of the Endangered Species Act Consultation on the Boston Harbor Outfall, Boston, 16 p.

Butman, B., Signell, R.P., and Geyer, W.R., 1992, Examples of major  transport events in the Massachusetts Bays during 1990 Part II: Wind‑driven  currents:  Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston  Harbor/Massachusetts Bay Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Butman, B., Hayes, L, Danforth, W.W., and Valentine, P.C., 2003a, Sea floor topography of Quadrandgle 1 in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Investigations Series Map I-2731-A, scale 1:25,000.

Butman, B., Hayes, L., Danforth, W.W., and Valentine, P.C., 2003b, Shaded relief and sea floor topography of Quadrandgle 1 in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Investigations Series Map I-2731- B, scale 1:25,000.

Butman, B., Hayes, Laura, Danforth, W.W., and Valentine, P.C., 2003c, Backscatter intensity, shaded relief, and sea floor topography of Quadrangle 1 in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Investigations Series Map I-2731-C, scale 1:25,000.

Butman, B., Hayes, L., Danforth, W.W., and Valentine, P.C., 2003d, Sea floor topography of Quadrangle 2 in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Investigations Series Map I-2732 A, scale 1:25,000.

Butman, B., Hayes, L., Danforth, W.W., and Valentine, P.C., 2003e, Shaded relief and seafloor topography of Quadrangle 2 in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2732 B, scale 1:25,000.

Butman, B., Hayes, L., Danforth, W.W., and Valentine, P.C., 2003f, Backscatter intensity and shaded relief of Quadrangle 2 in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2732 C, scale 1:25,000.

Butman, Bradford, Valentine, P.C., Danforth, W.W., Hayes, Laura, Serrett, L.A., and Middleton, T.J., 2004, Shaded relief, backscatter intensity and sea floor topography of Massachusetts Bay and the Stellwagen Bank region, offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigation Map I-2734, scale 1:125,000.  2 sheets., in press.

Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., and Bothner, M.H., 2004, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, June 1997-June 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 87. DVD-ROM.

Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., and Bothner, M.H., 2004, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, June 1998-June 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 96. DVD-ROM. 

Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., and Bothner, M.H., 2004, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, May 1999 to September 1999; May 2000 to September 2000; and October 2001 to February 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 97. DVD-ROM. 

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Lightsom, F.L., Gutierrez, B.T., Martini, M.A., and Strahle, W.S., 2004,  Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: Data report for 1989 - 2002.  U.S. Geological Digital Data Series, DDS-74, Version 2.0. DVD-ROM.

Churchill, J.H., Pettigrew, N.R. and Signell, R.P., Structure and variability of the western Maine coastal current, Deep Sea Research II, accepted.

Coté, J.M., Hotchkiss, F.S., Martini, M.A., Denham, C.R., and Ramsey, A.L., 2003, Acoustic doppler current profiler data processing system manual: U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-458, Version 2 (2003). 74 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-458/.

 Crusius, J., Bothner, M.H., Sommerfield, C.K., 2004, Bioturbation depths, rates and processes in Massachusetts Bay sediments inferred from modeling of 210Pb and 239+240Pu profiles: Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 61, p. 643-655.

Fong, D.A., Geyer, W.R., and R.P., Signell, 1997, The wind-forced response of a buoyant coastal current: observations of the western Gulf of Maine plume: Journal of Marine Systems, v. 12, p. 69-81.

Franks, P.S.J., and Signell, R.P., 1997, Coupled physical-biological models for the study of harmful algal blooms: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-498, 21 p.

Frye, D., Von der Heydt, K., Johnson, M., Mafferi, A., Lerner, S., and Butman, B., 1999, New technologies for coastal observatories: Sea Technolology, v. 40, no. 10, p. 29-35.

Frye, D., Butman, B., Johnson, M., von der Heydt, K., and Lerner, S., 2000, Portable coastal observatories: Oceanography, v. 13, no. 2/2000, p. 24-31.

Geyer, W.R., Gardner, G.B., Brown, W.S., Irish, J., Butman, B., Loder, T., and Signell, R.P., 1992, Final Report: Physical oceanographic investigation of Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays: Boston, Massachusetts Bays Program, 497 p.

Geyer, W.R., and Signell, R.P., 1992, A reassessment of the role of tidal dispersion in estuaries: Estuaries, v. 15, no. 2, p. 97-108.

Gutierrez, B., Butman, B.,  Blackwood, D., 2000, Photographs of the seafloor of western Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-427, 1 CD-ROM.

Hathaway, J.C., 1992, List of references and parameter codes Boston Harbor data management file: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92‑304.

Hetland, R.D., McGillicuddy, D.J., Signell, R.P., 2002, Cross-frontal entrainment of plankton into a buoyant plume: The frog tongue mechanism: Journal of Marine Research, v. 60, no. 6, p. 763-777.

Hetland, R.D. and Signell, R.P., Modeling coastal current transport in the Gulf of Maine, Deep Sea Reseasch II, accepted.

Hotchkiss, F. S., and Signell, R.P., 1991, Average near-bottom currents in Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay measured with Woodhead drifters: progress report for drifters released Sept. 1990 through May 1991:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-361, 14 p.

Hotchkiss, F., Strahle, W., Martini, M., and Butman, B., 1993, Long‑term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay: data report for December 1989 to February 1992: U.S. Geological Open-File Report 93‑710, 115 p.

Irish, J.D., and Signell, R.P., 1992, Tides of Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Tech. Report WHOI-92-35, 62 p.

Jenter, H.L., and Signell, R.P., 1992, Unidata's NetCDF: A public-domain solution to data-access  problems for numerical modelers in Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference, edited by M. L. Spaulding, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, p. 72-82.

Jenter, H.L., Signell, R.P., and Blumberg, A.F.,  1993,  Modeling the tides of Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays, in Proceedings of the 1993 ASCE Hydraulic Engineering Conference, San Francisco, CA. p. 2, 323‑2, 332.

Kalnejais, L., 2005. Mechanisms of metal release from contaminated coastal sediments. Ph.D. Dissertation, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography.  Woods Hole, MA: 214 p.

Knebel, H.J., 1993, Sedimentary environments within a glaciated estuarine-inner shelf system: Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: Marine Geology, v. 100, p. 7-30.

Knebel, H.J., and Circe', R.C., 1995,  Maps and diagrams showing the acoustic  and textural characteristics and distribution of bottom sedimentary  environments, Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey  Miscellaneous Field Studies Map, MAP MF-2280,  2 sheets.

Knebel, H.J., and Circe', R.C., 1995, Seafloor environments within the Boston  Harbor‑Massachusetts Bay sedimentary system: a regional synthesis: Journal of  Coastal Research, v. 11, p. 230-251.

Knebel, H.J., Rendigs, R.R., and Bothner, M.H., 1991, Modern sedimentary environments in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 61, no. 5, p. 791-804.

Knebel, H.J., Rendigs, R.R., List, J.H., and Signell,R.P., 1996, Seafloor environments in Cape Cod Bay, a large coastal embayment: Marine Geology, v. 133, p. 11-33.

Knebel, H.J., Rendigs, R.R., Oldale, R.N., and Bothner, M.H., 1993, Sedimentary framework of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, in Fletcher, C.H., III, and Wehmiller, J.F., eds., Quaternary Coasts of the United States: Marine and Lacustrine Systems: Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) Special Publication 48, p. 35-43.

Manheim, F.T., ed., 1993, Composition of contaminated sediments along the Atlantic margin. Report by the U.S. Geological Survey-Branch of Atlantic Marine Geology, Contaminated Sediments Project (Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Hathaway, J.C., and Manheim, F.T.) on Massachusetts Bay/Boston Harbor, and Chesapeake Bay, to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Contaminated Sediment Data Inventory, and Tetratec, Inc., Baltimore, Md (Contractor), 7 Chapters, 5 Appendices and 8 floppy disks (mainly compressed files).

Manheim, F.R. and Butman, B., 1994, A crisis in waste management, economic vitality, and a coastal marine environment:  Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: GSA Today, v. 4 no. 7, p. 197-199.

Manheim, F.T., Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., & Mecray, E.L., 1998, Recovery and validation of historical sediment quality data from coastal and estuarine areas: an integrated approach: Journal Geochemical Exploration, v. 64, p. 377-393.

Manheim, F.T., Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., Hastings, P., and Mecray, E.L., 1999, Contaminated‑sediment database development and assessment in Boston Harbor: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS 078‑99.  http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/fs78-99/.

Manheim, F.T., and Hathaway, J.C., 1991, Polluted sediments in Boston Harbor-Massachusetts Bay: progress report on the Boston Harbor data management file:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-331, 27 p.

Manheim, F.T., Hathaway J.C., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., 1992, Compiling sediment and pollutant databases from the historical record: Proc. EPA Contaminated Sediment Strategy Forums, USEPA Report 823-R-92-007, p. 28-33.

Manheim, F.T. and McIntire, A.M., 1998, Digital shoreline for Boston Harbor: Boston Society of Civil Engineers,  v. 13, no. 1, p. 35-48.

Martini, M., and Clay, P., 1998, An inter-comparison test of an RD Instruments' workhorse ADCP mounted in a new trawl-resistant bottom mount, an RD instruments'  broadband ADCP and Vector measuring current meter: Oceanology International '98 The Global Ocean Exhibition and Conference, Brighton, United Kingdom,  v. 1, p. 257-267.

Martini, M., and Strahle, W., 1993, Multi-Parameter Intelligent Data Acquisition System (MIDAS): Hardware Documentation: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-721. 

Martini, M., and Williams, A., III,  1993, Benthic Acoustic Stress Sensor (BASS):  Electronics Check‑Out Procedures: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93‑722.  http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/stg/pubs/bass/.

Martini, M., Lightsom, F.L., Sherwood, C.R., Xu, J., Lacy, J.R., Ramsey, A. and Horwitz, R., Hydratools, A

MATLAB based data processing package for Sontek Hydra data.  Proceedings of the IEEE/OES Eighth Working Conference on Current Measurement Technology, ISBN 0-7803-8989-1, Southampton, UK, 28-29 June, 2005.  p. 147-151.

Martini, M., 2003, USGS capabilities for studying sediment transport in the ocean: Proceedings of a Sediment Monitoring and Analysis Workshop, Flagstaff, Ariz., 9-11 September 2003. In press.

McGillicuddy, D., Signell R.P. , Stock C.A., Keafer B.A., Keller M.D., Hetland R.D., Anderson D.M, 2003. A mechanism for offshore initiation of harmful algal blooms in the coastal Gulf of Maine. Journal of Plankton Research, v 25, n 9, p. 1131-1138.

Morford, J.,  Kalnejais, L., Martin, W., Francois, R., and Karle, I., 2003, Sampling marine pore waters for Mn, Fe, U, Re and Mo: modifications on diffusional equilibration thin film gel probes: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 285-286, p. 85-103.

National Research Council, 1997, Contaminated Sediments in Ports and Waterways, National Research Council, National academy Press, Washington D.C. 1997, 297 p.  (Technical documentation was contributed by Manheim, F.T., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M., on the recovery and validation of historical data on contaminated sediments in coastal waters of Boston Harbor through the NRC Panel Report on Remediation of Contaminated Dredged Materials).

Oldale, R.N., 1993-1994, Geologic origins of Stellwagen Bank: The Cape Naturalist, Journal of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, MA, p. 27-31.

Oldale, R.N., 1994, The geology of Stellwagen Bank: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-672, 17 p.

Oldale, R.N., Knebel, H.J., and Bothner, M.H., 1994, Submerged and eroded drumlins off northeastern Massachusetts: Geomorphology, v. 9, p. 301-309.

Parmenter, C.M., and Bothner, M.H., 1993, The distribution of Clostridium perfringens, a sewage indicator, in sediments of coastal Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-8, 45 p.

Poppe, L.J., and Moffett, A.M., 1993, Groundwater discharge and the related nutrient and trace metal fluxes into Quincy Bay, Massachusetts: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, v. 25, p. 15-27.

Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, C.F., 2000, USGS East-Coast sediment analysis: Procedures, database, and georeferenced displays: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-358 CD-ROM. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-358/.

Poppe, L.J., Paskevich, V.F., Williams, S.J., Hastings, M.E., Kelly, J.T., Belknap, D.F., Ward, L.G., FitzGerald, D.M.,  and Larsen,  P.F.,  2003, Surficial Sediment Data from the Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank, and Vicinity: A GIS Compilation: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-001.  http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-001/.

Ravens, T.M., Madsen, O.S., Signell, R.P., Adams, E.E., and Gschwend, P.M., 1998, Hydrodynamic forcing and sediment character of Boston Harbor: Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, v. 124, No. 1, p. 40‑42.

Ravizza, G.E., and Bothner, M.H., 1996, Osmium isotopes and silver as tracers of anthropogenic metals in sediments from Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays: Geochimica  et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 60, no. 15, p. 2753-2763.

Rendigs, R.R., and Oldale, R.N., 1990, Maps showing the results of a subbottom acoustic survey of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF 2124, 2 sheets.

Rendigs, R.R., and Oldale, R.N., 1993, The Quaternary Stratigraphy of Boston Harbor: Geological Society of America Guidebook, v. 2, p. U11-U14.

Rendigs, R.R., and Commeau, J.A., 1995, Description and calibration results of an in-situ suspended matter sampler - the McLane water transfer system: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR95-806, 32 p.

Rendigs, R.R., and Bothner, M.H., 2001, Temporal changes in grain size and organic-mineral aggregates in surficial sediments near the Massachusetts Bay Outfall Site: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-499, 49 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of01-499/index.html.

Rendigs, R.R., and Knebel, H.J., 2002,  Distribution and structure of Holocene sediments in Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: Geologic Investigation Series Map I-2729.

Rendigs, R.R., and Bothner, M.H., 2004, An operation manual for a time-series, storm-activated suspended sediment sampler deployed in the coastal ocean: function, maintenance, and testing procedures: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1443, 56 p.  http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1443/.

Roworth, R., and Signell, R. P., 1998, Construction of digital bathymetry for the Gulf of Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-801. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of98-801/index.htm.

Signell, R.P., 1992, Tide‑ and wind‑driven flushing of Boston Harbor in Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference, edited by M. L. Spaulding: American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, p. 595‑606.

Signell, R.P., 1997, Predicting the impact of relocating Boston’s sewage outfall - effluent dilution simulations in Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS 185-97, 2 p. http://marine.usgs.gov/fact-sheets/fs185-97/.

Signell, R.P., and Butman, B., 1992, Modeling tidal exchange and dispersion in Boston Harbor: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 97, no. C10, p. 15591‑16606.

Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.L., and Blumberg, A.F., 1994, Modeling the seasonal circulation in Massachusetts Bay in Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference, edited by M. L. Spaulding: American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, p. 578-590.

Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.L., and Blumberg, A.F., 1996, Circulation and effluent dilution modeling in Massachusetts Bay: model implementation, verification and results: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96‑015, 121 p.

Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.L., and Blumberg, A.F., 1999, Predicting the physical effects of relocating Boston's sewage outfall: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 50, p. 59-72.

Signell, R.P., and List, J.H., 1997, Effect of wave-enhanced  bottom friction on storm-driven circulation in Massachusetts Bay: ASCE Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, v. 123, n. 5, p. 233-239.

Signell, R.P., and Wright, E.L., 1993, Circulation and plume tracking in Massachusetts Bay, in Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International AVS Conference, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. v. 1, paper 41, p. 74‑86.

Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.L., and Blumberg, A.F., 2000, Predicting the physical effects of relocating Boston's sewage outfall,: J. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Sci., v. 50, p. 59-72.  http://smig.usgs.gov/SMIG/features_0999/bharbor_inline.html

Strahle, W.J., Perez, C.L., Martini, M.A., 1994, Antifouling, Leaching technique for optical lenses: Proc. of OCEANS '94 conf., v. II, p. 710‑715.

Stolzenbach, K.D., Adams, E.E., Bothner, M.H., Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., Farrington, J.W., Gschwend, P.M., Ladd, C.C., Madsen, O.S., and Wallace, G.T., 1998, Contaminated sediments in Boston Harbor: MIT Sea Grant, Cambridge, MA, 170 p.

Tuit, C.B., Ravizza, G.E., and Bothner, M., 2000, Anthropogenic platinum and palladium in the sediments of Boston Harbor: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 34, no. 6, p. 2927-2932.

Valentine, P.C., Danforth, W.W., Roworth, E.T., and Stillman, S.T., 1996, Maps showing topography, backscatter, and interpretation of seafloor features in the Massachusetts Bay Disposal Site region off Boston, Massachusetts:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-273, scale 1:10,000 and 1:12,500, 2 sheets.

Valentine, P.C., Baker, J.L., and Unger, T.S., 2000, Sea floor topography of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Boston, Massachusetts:  U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2676-A, scale 1:60,000.

Valentine, P.C., Unger, T.S., and Baker, J.L., 2000, Sun-illuminated sea floor topography of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Geological Investigations Series Map I-2676-B, scale 1:60,000.

Valentine, P.C., Unger, T.S., and Baker, J.L., 2000, Sun-illuminated sea floor topography and backscatter intensity of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Off Boston, Massachusetts:  U.S. Geological Survey Geological Investigations Series Map I-2676-C, scale 1:60,000

Valentine, P.C., Baker, J.L., Unger, T.S., Evans, J., and Polloni, C.F., Sea floor topographic, backscatter, and interpretive maps and bottom photos of the Massachusetts Bay disposal site region off Boston,

Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-344, CD-ROM.  http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of98-344/.

Valentine, P.C., Unger, T.S., Baker, J.L., and Polloni, C.F., 2000, Sun-illuminated sea floor topography and perspective-view imagery of Quadrangle 1-18, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-363, CD-ROM.  http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of99-363/.

Wheatcroft, R.A., Olmez, I., and Pink, F.X., 1994, Particle bioturbation in Massachusetts Bay: preliminary results using a new deliberate tracer technique: Journal of Marine Research, v. 52, p. 1129-1150.

Abstracts:

Anderson, D.M., Keafer, B.A., Geyer, W.R., and Signell, R.P., 1996, Bloom dynamics of Alexandrium in the Gulf of Maine: Alongshore transport in a buoyant coastal current: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 76, no. 3, p. OS34.

Bogden, P., Rizolli, P., and Signell, R.P., 1994, Open ocean boundary conditions from interior data: local and remote forcing of Massachusetts Bay: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 75, no. 3, p. 80.

Bothner, M.H., 1997, A comparison of sediment traps, sediment cores, and a filtration device for outfall monitoring at a fixed location.  An administrative report distributed at the Outfall Monitoring Task Force Sediment Chemistry Workshop, April 17, 1997, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 3 p.

Bothner, M.H., 1997, The legacy of contaminated coastal sediments: USGS addressing science and management questions in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: Abstract distributed at the USGS- Department of Defense Environmental Conservation (DODEC) Annual Program Meeting, May 5-9, 1997, Charleston S.C.

Bothner, M.H., 1999, The legacy of contaminated coastal sediments: U.S. Geological Survey addressing science and management questions in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay, (abs.): DOI Environmental Conference, April 6‑8, 1999, Denver, CO.

Bothner, M.H., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M., 1994, The distribution of silver in sediments of Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays: Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bay Symposium: Kennedy Library, Boston Massachusetts, March 24-25, 1994.  Convener: Stern R., Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125-0005.

Bothner, M.H., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., and Doughten, M.W., 1996, Temporal changes of sedimentary pollutants in response to source reduction and transport processes: Abstract Book of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Second World Congress, Vancouver, BC., p. 55.

Bothner, M.H., Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., Gill, P., and Manheim, F.T., 1998, Reductions in metal concentrations in surface sediments of Boston Harbor: 1977-1996 [abs.]: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Spring 1998 Meeting, Boston, MA,  v. 79, p. S187.

Bothner, M.H., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., and Manheim, F.T., 1996, Metal concentrations in surface sediments of Boston Harbor - Changes with time: Gulf of Maine Symposium, St. Andrews NB.

Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., Knebel, H.J., Manheim, F.T., and Signell, R.P., 1999, USGS addressing science and management questions in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay (abs.): Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, 25-28 October, Denver, CO,  v. 31, no. 7, p. A-198.

Bothner, M.H., Parmenter, C.M., Twichell, D.C., Polloni, C.F., and Knebel, H.J., 1992, Sea floor maps of the proposed sewage outfall site in Massachusetts bay: computer display using a CD-ROM: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bays Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Bothner, M., Signell, R.P., Parmenter, C., Rendigs, R., Butman, B., 1993, The Influence of Storms on Sediment Resuspension in Western Massachusetts Bay: Implications for Pollutant Transport: GSA, Abstracts of Programs v. 25, no. 6, p. 127.

Bothner, M.H., 2000, Temporal changes in concentrations of silver and Clostridium perfringens  in sediment  of western Massachusetts Bay -- an update (abs.): in Battelle 2000, MWRA Annual Sciences Workshop- 2000, Battelle Laboratories, May 25 - 26, 2000, Duxbury, MA., Summary on p. 5, presentation included in appendix.

Brown, W.S., Butman, B., Gardner, G.B., Geyer, W.R., Irish, J.D., Pettigrew, N., and Signell, R.P., 1992,  The Physical Oceanography of Massachusetts Bay:  Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston  Harbor/Massachusetts Bay Symposium,  edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine  Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Bothner, M.H., Manheim, F.T., and Butman, B., 1997, Contaminant metals in coastal marine sediments: A legacy for the future and a tracer of modern sediment dynamics: USGS Workshop, “Expanding Sediment Research Capabilities in Today’s USGS”, February 3-6, 1997, in press.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Butman, B., Bothner, M., Manheim, F.T., Knebel, H.J., Hathaway, J.C., Signell, R.P., and Valentine, P.C., 1994, Contaminant distribution and transport in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: Geological Association of Canada Annual Meeting May 16‑18, 1994, Waterloo, Canada.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., Manheim, F.T., and Bothner, M.H., 1994, The Contaminated‑Sediment Database: A tool for research and management in Massachusetts waters: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 26, no. 7, 1994 Annual Meeting, ISSN 0016‑7592, p. A-203.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Manheim, F.T., Hathaway, J.C., Aach, S., Fredette, T.J., Hermann, D., and Mah, W., 1993, Development of a more comprehensive contaminated sediment database for Boston Harbor ‑ Massachusetts Bay ‑ Cooperation between US Geological Survey and New England Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: 8th Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bays Symposium, May 1993.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Manheim, F.T., Hathaway, J.C. and Bothner, M.H., 1994, Contaminant metal concentrations in sediments of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay: Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bay Symposium: Kennedy Library, Boston Massachusetts, March 24-25, 1994.  Convener: Stern R., Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125-0005.

Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Mecray, E.L., Manheim, F.T., and Reid, J., 1999, The distribution of lead in Gulf of Maine sediments ‑ query results from the Contaminated‑Sediment Database: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 1999 Spring Meeting, v. 80, no. 17, supplement, p. S187.

Butman, B., Anderson, S.P., Scotti, A., and Beardsley, R.C., 1999, Large amplitude internal waves resuspend bottom sediments in Massachusetts Bay [abs.]: supplement to EOS, Transactions, v. 80 no. 49.  p. OS250.

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Connor, M.S., Keay, K.E., Knebel, H.J., Leo, W. S., Manheim, F.M., Signell, R.P., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., 1999, Scientific research improves environmental quality and saves money in Boston Harbor cleanup: Coastal Zone 99 Conference Abstracts, p. 743-745.

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Hathaway, J.C., Knebel, H.J., Manheim, F.T., Signell, R.P., and ten Brink, M., 1993, Contaminant transport and accumulation in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, v. 25, p. 289.

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Hathaway, J.C., Knebel, H.J., Manheim, F.T.,  Signell, R.P., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M., 1993, USGS studies on the composition, distribution, and transport of contaminated sediments in Massachusetts Bay (abs.): Proceedings, Conference on the Remediation of Sediments, Rutgers--The State University of New Jersey.

Butman, B., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Schwab, W.C., Valentine, P.C., Knebel, H.J., Twichell, D.C., Danforth, W.W., and Scanlon, K.M., 1997, High resolution geologic mapping of the coastal ocean: application to contaminant, habitat and sea floor management: Coastal Zone ‘97 Conference, July 21, 1997, Boston, Mass.

Butman, B., and Manheim, F.T., 1993, (conveners), A crisis in waste management, economic vitality, and a coastal marine environment, Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: 2nd Annual Environmental Forum, cosponsored by GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee and Environmental Studies Institute, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Oct. 25, 1993.

Butman, B., Signell, R., Bothner, M., and List, J.H., 1997, Predicting sediment transport and the fate of contaminants  in Massachusetts Bay:  Coastal Zone ‘97 Conference, July 21, 1997, Boston, Mass.

Cote, J.M., Martini, M.A. and Hotchkiss, F., in press, Methods to improve ADCP velocity measurements [abs.]: American Geophysical Union, ASLO/Ocean Sciences, January 2000, San Antonio, TX.

Cote, J.M., Martini, M and Hotchkiss, F., 2000, Poster: Post-processing Methods to Improve ADCP Velocity Measurements, ASLO-AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Abstracts published as supplement to Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 80, No. 49, Dec. 7, 1999, p. 193-194.

Geyer, W.R., Butman, B., and Signell, R.P., 1992, Examples of major transport events in the Massachusetts Bays during 1990 Part I: Freshwater Inputs: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston  Harbor/Massachusetts Bay Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Geyer, W.R., Signell, R.P., Anderson, D.M., and Fong, D.A., 1996.  Modeling the transport of fresh water and toxic dinoflagellates in the coastal current of the western Gulf of Maine: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 76, no. 3, p. OS198.

Hathaway, J.C., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Manheim, F.T., and Bothner, M.H., 1993, A legacy of contaminated sediments in Boston Harbor: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 6, p. A-126.

Hathaway, J.C., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Manheim, F.T., and Bothner, M.H., 1994, Contaminated sediments in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: Spatial and Temporal Trends: 1994 Ocean Sciences Meeting: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 75, no. 3, p. 144.

Hathaway, J.C., Manheim, F.T., North, L.D., Cahill, J.M., Imbalzano, K.M., and Liebman, M., 1992,  A comprehensive sediment database for Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bays Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Hotchkiss, F. S., 1992, Estimating net near-bottom currents by using seabed drifters in Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bays Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Hotchkiss, F. S., 1994, Seabed drifters suggest seasonal changes in bottom currents in Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays, high dispersion in Stellwagen Basin: Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Boston Harbor/ Massachusetts Bays Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, March 24, 1994.

Kalnejais, L.H., Martin, W.R., Francois, R., Bothner, M.H., 2003, Cycling of Silver, Lead  and  Copper in Coastal Marine Sediments: EOS, Transactions,  American  Geophysical  Union, u. 84, no. 52,  Ocean Sci. Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS42F-07.

Kalnejais, L.H., Martin, W.R., Francois, R., Bothner, M.H., 2004, Mechanisms of Metal Release from Contaminated Sediments in Boston Harbor: 25th Annual Meeting of SEATAC, The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  http://abstracts.co.allenpress.com/pweb/setac2004/document/?ID=42426.

Knebel, H.J., 1993, Seafloor characterization in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay [abs.]: 1993 Exclusive Economic Zone Symposium, p. 14.

Knebel, H.J., 1993, Seafloor sedimentary environments in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: A regional synthesis: Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bay Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, March 31 - April 1, 1993.

Knebel, H.J., and Circe', R.C., 1993, Bottom processes within the Boston Harbor-Massachusetts Bay sedimentary system: Implications for contaminant  transport, accumulation, and monitoring [abs.]: Geological Society of  America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 6, p. A‑126.

Knebel, H.J., Parmenter, C.M., and Bothner, M.H., 1991, Sedimentary environments within an estuarine-inner shelf system: Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 23, no. 5, p. A384-A385.

Knebel, H.J., Parmenter, C.M., and Bothner, M.H., 1992, Sedimentary environments within an estuarine-inner shelf system: Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bays Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Knebel, H.J., Rendigs, R.R., and Bothner, M.H., 1989, Modern sedimentary environments in Boston Harbor: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 21, no. 6, p. A330.

Knebel, H.J., Rendigs, R.R., List, J.H., and Signell, R.P., 1995, Seafloor environments within Cape Cod Bay: fine‑grained sediment dispersal within a large coastal embayment: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, no. 6, p. A202.

Knebel, H.J., Rendigs, R.R., Oldale, R.N., and Bothner, M.H.,  1991, Sedimentary framework of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 23, no. 1, p. 54.

List, J.H., Signell, R.P., and Knebel, H.J., 1995, Characterizing the climate of wave orbital velocity within coastal regions [abs.]: AGU/ASLO '96: EOS, Transactions, v. 76, no. 3, p. 63.

Manheim, F., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M., 1997, Mapping chemical contaminants in estuarine and coastal marine sediments: new approaches to validating and using historical data: 4th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry, Vail CO., Oct. 1997, Program with abstracts.

Manheim, F.T., Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., and Hathaway, J.C., 1993, Data on chemical composition of contaminated sediments in coastal‑estuarine areas of the U.S.: Recent developments and scientific and management potentials: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, v. 25, no. 288,  Boston, MA. Oct. 25‑28, 1993.

Manheim, F.T., Hathaway, J.C., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., 1992, Contaminated sediment distribution and transport in sediments of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 73, no. 14, p. 164.

Manheim, F.T., Hathaway, J.C., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., 1992, Compiling sediment and pollutant databases from the historical record: results of pilot studies from the Boston Harbor Massachusetts Bay Program.  Presented at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Conference on Polluted Sediment, April 21‑23, Chicago.

Manheim, F.T., Hathaway, J.C., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R. 1992, Boston Harbor‑Massachusetts Bay, a case study for distribution of metals in contaminated sediments: 29th International Geological Congress, Abstracts, v. 3, p. 894.

Manheim, F.T., Hathaway, J.C., and Buchholtz ten Brink, M.R., 1992, Building contaminated sediment databases in impacted coastal waters:  the Boston‑Harbor Massachusetts Bay Case: International conference on Contaminated Aquatic sediments: Historical Records, Environmental Impact, and Remediation, June 14‑16, 1993, Milwaukee. Program with abstracts.

Manheim, F.T., Hathaway, J.C., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., and Bothner, M.H., 1993, Contaminant concentrations in sediments of Boston Harbor‑Massachusetts Bay: Distribution with time, location and physical properties of sediments: Presented at the Eighth Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bays Symposium, May 1993, Boston.

Martini, M. and Ramsey, A., 2003, Evaluation of an RDI 1200 kHz ADCP using fast ping rates to measure near bottom mean currents: Proceedings of the IEEE/OES 7th Working Conference on Current Measurement Technology,  ISBN 0-7803-7813-X/03, San Diego, Calif., 13-15 March 2003, p. 250.

Mecray, E.L., Buchholtz ten Brink, M., Manheim, F.T., Hastings, P., Jones, S.H., Ward, L.G., Larsen, P.F., Tripp, B.W., Farrington, J.W., and Wallace, G.T. Jr., 1998, Contaminated-sediment database for the Gulf of Maine: EOS, Transactions, v. 79, no. 1, p. OS 130.

Parmenter, C.M., and Bothner, M.H., 1993, The distribution of Clostridium perfringens, a sewage indicator, in suspended matter and bottom sediments of coastal Massachusetts: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 6, p. A-128.

Poppe, L.J., and  Moffett, A.M., 1992,  Measurements of groundwater seepage and the related nutrient and trace metal fluxes into Quincy Bay, Massachusetts: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bays Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Rendigs, R.R., Oldale, R.N., 1990, Geologic investigation of Boston Harbor, MA: Mass Bay Symposium, Mass Bay Marine Studies Consortium, Boston Jan 1990, 5th Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bay Symposium, p. 13.

Signell, R.P., 1998, Modeling circulation in Boston Harbor: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union,  v. 79, supplement-17, p. 187.

Signell, R.P., and Adams, E.E., 1993, Predicting the fate of the outfall discharge: 2nd Annual Environmental Forum, GSA, Boston MA. Abstracts with Programs v. 25, no. 6, p. 26.

Signell, R.P., and Butman, B., 1993, Circulation in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: GSA, Abstracts with Programs v. 25, no. 6, p. 126.

Signell, R.P., and Butman, B., 1994.  Modeling the storm response in western Massachusetts Bay: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 75, no. 3, p. 80.

 Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.L., and Blumberg, A.F., 1992, A three-dimensional circulation model of Massachusetts Bay: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Boston Harbor/Massachusetts Bays Symposium, edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, February 10‑11, 1992.

Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.L., and Blumberg, A.F., 1992, Modeling the mean flow in Massachusetts Bay: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 73, no. 43, p. 298.

Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.J., and Blumberg, A.F., 1993, Modeling the seasonal circulation in Massachusetts Bay: Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Boston Harbor / Massachusetts Bay Symposium,  edited by R. Stern, Mass. Bay Marine Studies Consortium, PO Box 660, Boston, MA 02125‑0005, March 31 -April 1, 1993.

Signell, R.P., and Wright, E.L., 1993, Circulation and plume tracking in Massachusetts Bay in Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International AVS Conference, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Tuit, Caroline B., Ravizza, G.E., and Bothner M.H., 1997, Anthropogenic Platinum and Palladium in sediments of Boston Harbor: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union v. 78, no. 46, p. F198.

Ware,J., Frye,D., Hogg,N., Koshi,P., Butman,B., and Martini,M., Acoustically linked ocean observatories; initial results from three installations: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2002 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Supplement 84, no. 4 (2002).

Warner, J.C., Sherwood, C.R., Arango, H.G., Signell, R., Blass, M. and Butman, B., 2004, Turbulence closure models and sediment transport routines: ROMS: 2004 ROMS/TOMS European Workshop, Venice, Italy, 18-20 October 2004.

Warner, J.C., Butman, B, and Alexander, P.S., June 5, 2005, Storm driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Coastal Ocean Circulation - Gordon Research Conference, New London, NH.

Maps:

Page C. Valentine, Jessica L. Baker, Tanya S. Unger, John Evans, Christopher Polloni, 1998,Sea Floor Topographic, Backscatter, and Interpretive Maps and Bottom Photos of the Massachusetts Bay Disposal Site Region off Boston, Massachusetts U.S. Geological Open File Report 98-344.

Page C. Valentine, Jessica L. Baker, Tanya S. Unger, Christopher Polloni, 2001,Sea Floor Topographic Contour Maps and Perspective-View Imagery of Quadrangles 1-18, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Off Boston, Massachusetts U.S. Geological Open File Report 98-138.

Bradford Butman, Laura Hayes, William W. Danforth, and Page C. Valentine, 2003, Sea Floor Topography of Quadrangle 1 in Western Massachusetts Bay Offshore of Boston, Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey Map I-2731-A. Scale 1:25,000.

Bradford Butman, Laura Hayes, William W. Danforth, and Page C. Valentine, 2003, Shaded Relief and Sea Floor Topography of Quadrangle 1 in Western Massachusetts Bay Offshore of Boston, Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey Map I-2731-B. Scale 1:25,000.

Bradford Butman, Laura Hayes, William W. Danforth, and Page C. Valentine, 2003, Backscatter Intensity, Shaded Relief, and Sea Floor Topography of Quadrangle 1 in Western Massachusetts Bay Offshore of Boston, Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey Map I-2731-C. Scale 1:25,000.

Bradford Butman, Laura Hayes, William W. Danforth, and Page C. Valentine, 2003, Sea Floor Topography of Quadrangle 2 in Western Massachusetts Bay Offshore of Boston, Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey Map I-2732-A. Scale 1:25,000.

Bradford Butman, Laura Hayes, William W. Danforth, and Page C. Valentine, 2003, Shaded Relief and Sea Floor Topography of Quadrangle 2 in Western Massachusetts Bay Offshore of Boston, Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey Map I-2732-B. Scale 1:25,000.

Bradford Butman, Laura Hayes, William W. Danforth, and Page C. Valentine, 2003, Backscatter Intensity, Shaded Relief, and Sea Floor Topography of Quadrangle 2 in Western Massachusetts Bay Offshore of Boston, Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey Map I-2732-C. Scale 1:25,000.

Bradford Butman, Page C. Valentine, William W. Danforth, Laura Hayes, Laurie A. Serrett, and Tammie J. Middleton, 2004, Shaded Relief, Sea Floor Topography, and Backscatter Intensity of Massachusetts Bay and the Stellwagen Bank Region Offshore of Boston, Massachusetts U.S. Geological Survey Map I-2734. Scale 1:125,000.

WWW Sites

The Fate of Sediments and Contaminants in Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Web site at http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/bostonharbor/.  This is the project summary web site.

USGS Woods Hole Science Center Moored Time-series Data Base: U.S. Geological Survey Web site at http://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/nph-nc/data/time_series/Bostonhttp://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/. This site has the USGS mooring data from western Massachusetts Bay in a format compatible with Distributed Ocean Data System (DODS).In this format the data can be downloaded directly into other formats (such as MATLAB) for manipulation.  

Time Series Data Collected by USGS at the Massachusetts Bay Long-term Monitoring Station: U.S. Geological Survey Web site at http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/starbell/Boston/Boston.htm.  Currents, temperature, salinity, light attenuation, sub-surface pressure and other data.

High resolution geologic mapping offshore of Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Web site at http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/coastal_mass/.

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