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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Rosenfeld, L. R., R. P. Signell and Gawarkiewicz, G. G., 1984. Hydrographic Study of Buzzards Bay, 1982-1983. Technical Report WHOI-84-5 (CRC-84-01), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, 140 pp.
  2. Beardsley, R. C., M. Briscoe, R. P. Signell, and S. Longworth, 1986, A VMCM and S4 Current Meter Intercomparison on a Surface Mooring in Shallow Water, in 3rd Working Conference on Current Measurement, IEEE, Airlie, Virginia, 1986, January 22-24, 1986.
  3. Signell, R. P., 1987. Tide- and Wind-Forced Currents in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, MasterÆs thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 86 pp.
  4. Butman, B, Signell R. P., Shoukimas, P., and Beardsley, R.C., 1988. Current Observations in Buzzards Bay, 1988, 1982-1086 Data Report, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-5, 212 p.  
  5. Signell, R. P., 1989. Tidal Dynamics and Dispersion Around Coastal Headlands, Ph.D. thesis, WHOI/MIT Joint Program in Oceanography, Cambridge, Mass., 159 pp.  
  6. Signell, R. P., R. C. Beardsley, H. C. Graber, and A. Capotondi, 1990, Effect of Wave-Current Interaction on Steady Wind-Driven Circulation in Narrow, Shallow Embayments, J. Geophys. Res., v. 95, p. 9671-9678. 
  7. Bothner, M. H., C. M. Parmenter, A. B. Brown, and R. P. Signell, 1990, Studies of Circulation and Pollutant Transport in Massachusetts Coastal Waters, Open-File Report 90-328, U. S. Geological Survey. 
  8. Signell, R. P., Flow Separation in Shallow Water, 1990, In: Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, edited by M. L. Spaulding, p. 278-290, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York. 
  9. Geyer, W. R. and R. P. Signell, 1990, Measurements of Tidal Flow Around a Headland with a Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler, J. Geophys. Res., v. 95, p. 3189-3197.  
  10. Signell, R. P. and W. R. Geyer, 1990, Numerical Simulation of Tidal Dispersion Around a Coastal Headland, in Proceedings of the International Conference on the Physics of Shallow Estuaries and Bays, Asilomar, CA, November, 1988, edited by R. Cheng, p. 210-222, Springer-Verlag, New York.
  11. Signell, R. P. and W. R. Geyer, 1991, Transient Eddy Formation Around Headlands, J. Geophys. Res., v. 96, 2561-2575.
  12. Signell, R. P. and B. Butman, 1991, Estimates of Sediment Movement and Resuspension in the New York Bight: Implications for Dredged Material Disposal. Open-File Report 91-359, U. S. Geological Survey. 24 p.
  13. Hotchkiss, F. S. and R. P. Signell, 1991, Average Near-Bottom Currents in Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay measured with Woodhead Drifters: Progress Report for Drifters Released September 1990 through May 1991. Open-File Report 91-361, U. S. Geological Survey. 13 p. 
  14. Jenter, H.L. and R.P. Signell, 1992, UnidataÆs 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.
  15. 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.  
  16. Geyer, W. R. and R. P. Signell, 1992. A Reassessment of the Role of Tidal Dispersion in Estuaries. Estuaries, v. 15, no. 2, p. 97-108.
  17. Signell, R.P and B. Butman, 1992, Modeling Tidal Exchange and Dispersion in Boston Harbor, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 97, no. C10, p. 15,591-16,606. 
  18. Irish, J.D. and R.P. Signell, 1992, Tides of Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Tech. Report WHOI-92-35, 62 p.
  19. Butman, B., M. Bothner, J. Hathaway, H. Jenter, H. Knebel, F. Manheim and R.P. Signell, 1992, Contaminant Transport and Accumulation in Massachusetts Bay and Boston Harbor: A Summary of U.S. Geological Survey Studies. Open-File Report 92-202, U. S. Geological Survey.
  20. Geyer, W., G. Gardner, W. Brown, J. Irish, B. Butman, T. Loder, and R. Signell, Physical Oceanographic Investigation of Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays, Technical Report MBP-92-03, Massachusetts Bays Program, U.S. EPA Region I/Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management Office, Boston, Massachusetts, 1992. 497 pp. 
  21. Blumberg, A.F., R.P. Signell and H.L. Jenter, 1993, Modeling Transport Processes in the Coastal Ocean, Journal of Environmental Engineering, Volume 1, pp31-52.
  22. Signell, R.P. and E.L. Wright, 1993. Circulation and Plume Tracking in Massachusetts Bay, in Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International AVS Conference, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. p. 74-86.
  23. Jenter, H.L, R.P. Signell and A.F. Blumberg, 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. 
  24. Signell, R.P., H.L. Jenter and A.F. Blumberg, 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. 
  25. Bothner, M.H., M. Buchholtz ten Brink, B. Butman, H.J. Knebel, F.T. Manheim, and R. P. Signell, 1994. Circulation and Contaminant Transport in Massachusetts Coastal Waters: A Summary of Achievements and Future Plans. U.S. Geological Survey Studies. Open-File Report 92-202, U. S. Geological Survey. 
  26. Signell, R.P., Jenter, H. L. and A.F. Blumberg, 1996. Circulation and effluent dilution modeling in Massachusetts Bay: model implementation, verification and results. Open-File Report 96-015, U.S. Geological Survey, 121 pages. 
  27. Knebel, H.J., Rendigs, R.R., List, J.H., and R.P. Signell, 1996. Seafloor environments in Cape Cod Bay, a large coastal embayment. Marine Geology, v 133, pp. 11-33. 
  28. Bogden, P.S., Malanotte-Rizzoli, P. and R. Signell, 1996. Open-ocean boundary conditions from interior data: local and remote forcing of Massachusetts Bay, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), v. 101, n. C3, pp. 6487-6500
  29. 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, 12, 69-81. 
  30. Franks, P.J.S. and Signell, R.P., 1997, Coupled Physical-Biological Models for Study of Harmful Algal Blooms, Open-File Report 97-498, U. S. Geological Survey. 21 p.
  31. 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, pp. 233-239. 
  32. Geyer, W.R, Signell, R.P. and G. A. Kineke, 1997, Lateral Trapping of sediment in a partially mixed estuary. In: Dronkers and Schefflers (eds.), Proceedings 8th International Biennial Conference on Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas, Balkema, Roterdam. pp 115-124.  
  33. Signell, R.P. and J.H. List, 1997, Modeling Waves and Circulation in Lake Pontchartrain, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v 47, p 529-532. 
  34. Ravens, T.M., Madsen, O.S., Signell, R.P., Adams, E.E. and P.M. Gschwend, 1998, Hydrodynamic forcing and sediment character in Boston Harbor, Journal of Waterways, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, v 124, n 1, pp. 40-42. 
  35. Signell, R. P., Knebel, H.J., List, J.H, and A. Farris, 1998. Physical Processes Affecting the Sedimentary Environments of Long Island Sound, in Estuarine and Coastal Modeling: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference, Edited by Malcolm L. Spaulding and Alan F. Blumberg, ASCE Press, pp. 400-412. 
  36. Knebel, H.J., Signell, R.P., Rendigs, R.R. and J.H. List, 1999. Seafloor Environments in the Long Island Sound Estuarine System. Marine Geology, v 155, pp. 277-318. 
  37. Knebel, H.J., Signell, R.P., Rendigs, R.R., Poppe, L.J. and J.H. List, 1999. Maps Showing Acoustical and Textural Characteristics and Distribution of Bottom Sedimentary Environments in Long Island Sound, Connecticut and New York. U.S. Geological Survey, Geological Investigations Series Map I-2659. 
  38. Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.L., and A.F. Blumberg, 2000. Predicting the Physical Effects of Relocating Boston's Sewage Outfall. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 50, 59-72. 
  39. Signell, R.P., and Harris, C.K. 2000. Modeling Sand Bank Formation Around Tidal Headlands. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference, Edited by Malcolm Spaulding, H. Lee Butler, ASCE Press, pp. 209-222.  
  40. Hyatt, J. and Richard P. Signell, 2000. Modeling Surface Trapped River Plumes: A Sensitivity Study. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference, Edited by Malcolm Spaulding, H. Lee Butler, ASCE Press, pp. 452-465.  
  41. Harris, C.K. and Richard P. Signell, 2000. Sediment transport in the Hudson Shelf Valley. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference, Edited by Malcolm Spaulding, H. Lee Butler, ASCE Press, pp. 380-394.
  42. Signell, R.P., List, J.H. and A. Farris, 2000. Bottom Currents and Sediment Transport in Long Island Sound: A Modeling Study. Journal of Coastal Research, v 16, n 3, pp. 551-566. 
  43. Anderson, D.M., Signell, R.P., and McGillicuddy, D., 2001.  Modeling toxic Alexandrium dynamics in the Gulf of Maine: progress to date.   Prevention and Management of Harmful Algal Blooms in the South China Sea, Edited by K.C. Ho and Z.D. Wang.  School of Science and Technology, Open University of Hong Kong,  pp. 127-134.

REPORTS ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION

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