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Booth, J.S., Rowe, M.M., and Fischer, K.M., 1996, Offshore gas hydrate sample database with an overview and preliminary analysis: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-272, 17 p., 1 plate.

Bouma, A.H., Twichell, D.C., Roxman, D.J., and Rehmer, D.E., 2000, Chapter 25 extended abstract - Characteristics of fine-grained outer fan fringe turbidite systems, in Bouma, A.H. and Stone, C.G., eds., Fine-Grained Turbidite Systems, AAPG Memoir 72/SEPM Special Publication 68, 342 p., CD-ROM.

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Cooper, A., Twichell, D., and Hart, P., 1999, A seismic-reflection investigation of gas hydrates and sea-floor features of the upper continental slope of the Garden Banks and Green Canyon regions, northern Gulf of Mexico; Report for cruise G1-99-GM (99002): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-570.

Cooper, A.K., and Hart, P.E., 2003, High-resolution seismic-reflection investigation of the northern Gulf of Mexico gas-hydrate-stability zone: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 19, p. 1275-1293.

EEZ-SCAN 85 Scientific Staff, 1987, Atlas of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigation Series I-1864, p. A1-A104.

Foster, D.S., Twichell, D.C., Danforth, W.W., Irwin, B.J., Nichols, D.R., and O’Brien, T.F., 2000, Archive of Datasonics SIS-1000 chirp subbottom data collected during USGS cruise GYRE 99002, Gulf of Mexico, 9-22 April, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-586, 3 CD-ROMs.

Hart, P.E., Hutchinson, D.R., and Lee, M., 2005, High-resolution multichannel seismic-reflection data acquired in the northern Gulf of Mexico, 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1411. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1411/.

Hart, P.E., Cooper, A.K., Twichell. D., Lee. M., and Agena, W., 2002, High-resolution multichannel seismic-reflection data acquired in the northern Gulf of Mexico 1998-1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-368. Online at http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of02-368/.

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Kenyon, N.H., 1992, Speculations on the geological causes of backscatter variation on GLORIA sonographs from the Mississippi and DeSoto Fans, Gulf of Mexico: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 12, p. 24-32.

Kenyon, N.H., Akhmetzhanov, A.M., and Twichell, D.C., 2002, Sand wave fields beneath the Loop Current, Gulf of Mexico: reworking of fan sands: Marine Geology, v. 192, p. 297-307.

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Lee, G.W., Watkins, J.S., and Bryant, W.R., 1996, Bryant Canyon fan system: An unconfined large river-sourced system in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 88, p. 747-764.

Locat, J., Lee, H.J., Nelson, C.H., Schwab, W.C., and Twichell, D.C., 1996, Analysis of the mobility of far reaching debris flows on the Mississippi Fan, Gulf of Mexico, in Senneset, K., ed., Balkema, A.A., Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Landslides, Trondheim, Norway, Rotterdam, v. 1, p. 555-560.

McGregor, B.A., Rothwell, R.G., Kenyon, N.H., and Twichell, D.C., 1993, Salt tectonics and slope failure in an area of salt domes in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., and Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine Landslides: Selected Studies in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 2002, p. 92-96.

Nealon, J.W., Dillon, W.P., and Twichell, D.C., 1999, Seismic reflection results of the GYRE 1997 cruise at the Bryant Canyon of the Louisiana Gulf Coast: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-449, 3 CD-ROMs.

Nelson, C.H., Twichell, D.C., Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., and Kenyon, N.H., 1992, Late Pleistocene turbidite sand beds and chaotic silt beds in the channelized distal outer fan lobes of Mississippi Fan: Geology, v. 20, p. 693-696.

Paskevich, V.F., 2000, Gulf of Mexico GLORIA sidescan sonar geologic interpretation: ArcView Data coverages: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-019, CD-ROM.

Paskevich, V., Twichell, D., and Schwab, W., 2001, SeaMARC 1A sidescan sonar mosaic, cores, and depositional interpretation of the Mississippi Fan: ArcView GIS data release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-352, CD-ROM.

Paull, C.K., Spiess, F.N., Curray, J.R., and Twichell, D.C., 1990, Origin of Florida Canyon and the role of spring sapping on the formation of submarine box canyons: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 102, p. 502-515.

Paull, C.K., Twichell, D.C., Spiess, F.N., and Curray, J.R., 1991, Morphological development of the Florida Escarpment: observations on the generation of time transgressive unconformities in carbonate terrains: Marine Geology, v. 101, p 181-201.

Rothwell, R.G., Kenyon, N.H., and McGregor, B.A., 1991, Sedimentary features of the south Texas continental slope as revealed by side-scan sonar and high-resolution seismic data: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 75, p. 298-312.

Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., Twichell, D.C., Locat, J., Nelson, C.H., McArthur, W.G., and Kenyon, N.H., 1996, Sediment mass flow processes on a depositional lobe, outer Mississippi Fan: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 66, p. 916-927.

Twichell, D.C., Parson, L.M., and Paull, C.K., 1990, Variations in the styles of erosion along the Florida Escarpment, eastern Gulf of Mexico: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 7, p. 253-266.

Twichell, D.C., Paull, C.K., and Parson, L.M., 1991a, Terraces on the Florida Escarpment: Implications for erosional processes: Geology, v. 19, p. 897-900.

Twichell, D.C., Kenyon, N.H., Parson, L.M., and McGregor, B.A., 1991b, Depositional patterns of the Mississippi Fan surface: Evidence from GLORIA II and high resolution seismic profiles, in Weimer, P. and Link, M.H., eds., Seismic Facies and Sedimentary Processes of Modern and Ancient Submarine Fans: Springer Verlag, New York, NY, p. 349-364.

Twichell, D.C., Schwab, W.C., Nelson, C.H., Lee, H.J., and Kenyon, N.H., 1992, Characteristics of a sandy depositional lobe on the outer Mississippi Fan from SeaMARC IA sidescan sonar images: Geology, v. 20, p. 689-692.

Twichell, D.C., Valentine, P.C., and Parson, L.M., 1993, Slope failure of carbonate sediment on the West Florida Slope, in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., and Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine Landslides: Selected Studies in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2002, p. 69-78.

Twichell, D.C., Schwab, W.C., and Kenyon, N.H., 1995, Geometry of sandy deposits at the distal edge of the Mississippi Fan, Gulf of Mexico, in Pickering, K.T., Hiscott, R.N., Kenyon, N.H., Ricci Lucchi F., and Smith, R.D.A., eds., Atlas of Deep-Water Environments: Architectural style in turbidite systems: Chapman and Hall, London, p. 282-286.

Twichell, D.C., and Delorey, C., 1996, Sedimentary processes in the salt deformation province of the Texas Louisiana continental slope, in Gardner, J.V., Field, M.E., and Twichell, D.C., eds., Geology of the U.S. Sea floor: The view from GLORIA, Cambridge University Press, p. 109-122.

Twichell, D.C., Schwab. W.C., Kenyon, N.H., and Lee, H.J., 1996, Breaching the levee of a channel on the Mississippi Fan, in Gardner, J.V., Field, M.E., and Twichell, D.C., eds., Geology of the U.S. Sea floor: The view from GLORIA, Cambridge University Press, p. 85-96.

Twichell, D.C., and Cooper, A.K., 2000, Relation between sea floor failures and gas hydrates in the Gulf of Mexico; a regional comparison: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, v. 9, p. A150.

Twichell, D.C., Nelson, C.H., and Damuth, J.E., 2000, Late-stage development of the Bryant Canyon turbidite pathway on the Louisiana continental slope, in Weimer, P., Slatt, R.M., Coleman, J., Rosen, N.C., Nelson, H., Bouma, A.H., Styzen, M.J., and Lawrence, D.T., eds., Deep-Water Reservoirs of the World: Proceedings of the Gulf Coast Section SEPM, p. 1032-1044, CD-ROM.

Wen, R., Sinding-Larsen, R., and Kenyon, N.H., 1995, Computer enhanced GLORIA sidescan sonar images of the surface of the Mississippi Fan, in Pickering, K.T., Hiscott, R.N., and Kenyon, N.H., eds., Atlas of deep water environments: Architectural style in turbidite systems, Chapman and Hall, London, p. 297-299.

Winters, W.J., Lorenson, T.D., and Paull, C.K., in press, Initial report of the IMAGES VIII/PAGE 127 gas hydrate and paleoclimate cruise on the RV Marion Dufresne in the Gulf of Mexico, 2-18 July, 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1358, DVD-ROM.


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