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Surficial Geology in Central Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island: Interpretations of Sidescan Sonar and Multibeam Bathymetry


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Collins, B.P., 1978, Geophysical investigation of the structural framework of the southern portion of the Carboniferous Narragansett Basin, Rhode Island: Kingston, R.I., University of Rhode Island, PhD dissertation.

Hicks, S.D., 1959, The physical oceanography of Narragansett Bay: Limnology and Oceanography, v. 4, p. 316-327.

McMaster, R.L., 1960, Sediments of Narragansett Bay System and Rhode Island Sound, Rhode Island: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 30, no. 2, p. 249-274.

McMaster, R.L., 1984, Holocene stratigraphy and depositional history of the Narragansett Bay System, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Sedimentology, v. 31, p. 777-792.

Peck, J.A. and McMaster, R.L., 1991, Stratigraphy and geologic history of Quaternary sediments in the lower West Passage, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island: Journal of Coastal Research, 11, p. 25-37.

Pickart, D.S., 1987, Physical Stratigraphy and Geological Evolution of the Providence River, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island: Kingston, RI, University of Rhode Island, Master's thesis, 170 p.

Quinn, A.W., 1953, Bedrock geology of Rhode Island: Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 15, no. 8, p. 264-269.

Quinn, A.W., Jaffe, H.W., Smith, W.L., and Waring, C.L., 1957, Lead-Alpha ages of Rhode Island granite rocks compared to their geologic ages: American Journal of Science, v. 255, p. 547-560.

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Schlee, J.S., 1973, Atlantic continental shelf and slope of the United States - sediment texture of the northeastern part: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 529-L, 64 p.

Shaler, N.S., Woodworth, J.B., and Foerste, A.F., 1899, Geology of the Narragansett Basin: U.S. Geological Survey, Report, M 0033, 402 p.

Shepard, F.P., 1954, Nomenclature based on sand-silt-clay ratios: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 24, p. 151-158.

Spaulding, M.L. and White, F.M., 1990, Circulation Dynamics in Mt. Hope Bay and the Lower Taunton River, in Cheng, R.T., ed., Coastal and Esturarine Studies, v. 38, Residual Currents and Long-term Transport: New York, Springer-Verlag, New York, Inc., p. 494-510.

Stetson, H.C., 1938, The sediments of the continental shelf off the eastern coast of the United States: Papers in Physical Oceanography and Meteorology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, v. 5, 48 p.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1957, Hurricane Survey Interim Report: Narragansett Bay Area, Rhode Island and Massachuestts, 73 p.

Upson, J.E. and Spencer, C.W., 1964, Bedrock Valleys of the New England Coast as Related to Fluctuations of Sea Level: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 454-M, 31 p.

Weisberg, R.H. and Sturges, W., 1976, Velocity Observations in the West Passage of Narragansett Bay; A Partially Mixed Estuary: Journal of Physical Oceanography, v. 6, p. 345-354.

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