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    • Author Correction: Accuracy and precision of tidal wetland soil carbon mapping in the conterminous United States 

      Holmquist, James R.; Windham-Myers, Lisamarie; Bliss, Norman B.; Crooks, Stephen; Morris, James T.; Megonigal, J. Patrick; Troxler, Tiffany; Weller, Donald; Callaway, John; Drexler, Judith; Ferner, Matthew C.; Gonneea, Meagan E.; Kroeger, Kevin D.; Schile-Beers, Lisa; Woo, Isa; Buffington, Kevin; Breithaupt, Joshua; Boyd, Brandon M.; Brown, Lauren N.; Dix, Nicole; Hice, Lyndie; Horton, Benjamin P.; MacDonald, Glen M.; Moyer, Ryan P.; Reay, William; Shaw, Timothy; Smith, Erik; Smoak, Joseph M.; Sommerfield, Christopher K.; Thorne, Karen; Velinsky, David; Watson, Elizabeth; Wilson Grimes, Kristin; Woodrey, Mark (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-10-09)
      This Article corrects an error in Equation 1
    • Accuracy and precision of tidal wetland soil carbon mapping in the conterminous United States 

      Holmquist, James R.; Windham-Myers, Lisamarie; Bliss, Norman B.; Crooks, Stephen; Morris, James T.; Megonigal, J. Patrick; Troxler, Tiffany; Weller, Donald; Callaway, John; Drexler, Judith; Ferner, Matthew C.; Gonneea, Meagan E.; Kroeger, Kevin D.; Schile-Beers, Lisa; Woo, Isa; Buffington, Kevin; Breithaupt, Joshua; Boyd, Brandon M.; Brown, Lauren N.; Dix, Nicole; Hice, Lyndie; Horton, Benjamin P.; MacDonald, Glen M.; Moyer, Ryan P.; Reay, William; Shaw, Timothy; Smith, Erik; Smoak, Joseph M.; Sommerfield, Christopher K.; Thorne, Karen; Velinsky, David; Watson, Elizabeth; Wilson Grimes, Kristin; Woodrey, Mark (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-06-21)
      Tidal wetlands produce long-term soil organic carbon (C) stocks. Thus for carbon accounting purposes, we need accurate and precise information on the magnitude and spatial distribution of those stocks. We assembled and ...
    • Storm impacts on hydrodynamics and suspended-sediment fluxes in a microtidal back-barrier estuary 

      Nowacki, Daniel J.; Ganju, Neil K. (Elsevier, 2018-07-01)
      Recent major storms have piqued interest in understanding the responses of estuarine hydrodynamics and sediment transport to these events. To that end, flow velocity, wave characteristics, and suspended-sediment concentration ...
    • Impact of pore fluid chemistry on fine‐grained sediment fabric and compressibility 

      Jang, Junbong; Cao, Shuang C.; Stern, Laura A.; Kang, Jungwon; Waite, William F. (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-07-17)
      Fines, defined here as grains or particles, less than 75 μm in diameter, exist nearly ubiquitously in natural sediment, even those classified as coarse. Macroscopic sediment properties, such as compressibility, which relates ...
    • Exploring US Mid-Atlantic Margin methane seeps : IMMeRSS, May 2017 

      Ruppel, Carolyn D.; Demopoulos, Amanda W. J.; Prouty, Nancy G. (The Oceanography Society, 2018-03)
    • Transient coastal landscapes : rising sea level threatens salt marshes 

      Valiela, Ivan; Lloret, Javier; Bowyer, Tynan; Miner, Simon; Remsen, David P.; Elmstrom, Elizabeth; Cogswell, Charlotte; Thieler, E. Robert (2018-05)
      Salt marshes are important coastal environments that provide key ecological services. As sea level rise has accelerated globally, concerns about the ability of salt marshes to survive submergence are increasing. Previous ...
    • Deformation of the Pacific/North America plate boundary at Queen Charlotte Fault : the possible role of rheology 

      ten Brink, Uri S.; Miller, Nathaniel C.; Andrews, Brian D.; Brothers, Daniel S.; Haeussler, Peter J. (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-03-30)
      The Pacific/North America (PA/NA) plate boundary between Vancouver Island and Alaska is similar to the PA/NA boundary in California in its kinematic history and the rate and azimuth of current relative motion, yet their ...
    • Remotely sensing the morphometrics and dynamics of a cold region dune field using historical aerial photography and airborne LIDAR data 

      Baughman, Carson A.; Jones, Benjamin M.; Bodony, Karin L.; Mann, Daniel H.; Larsen, Chris F.; Himelstoss, Emily; Smith, Jeremy (MDPI AG, 2018-05-19)
      This study uses an airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) survey, historical aerial photography and historical climate data to describe the character and dynamics of the Nogahabara Sand Dunes, a sub-Arctic dune field ...
    • Direct measurements of mean Reynolds stress and ripple roughness in the presence of energetic forcing by surface waves 

      Scully, Malcolm E.; Trowbridge, John H.; Sherwood, Christopher R.; Jones, Katie R.; Traykovski, Peter A. (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-04-10)
      Direct covariance observations of the mean flow Reynolds stress and sonar images of the seafloor collected on a wave‐exposed inner continental shelf demonstrate that the drag exerted by the seabed on the overlying flow is ...
    • Seagrass impact on sediment exchange between tidal flats and salt marsh, and the sediment budget of shallow bays 

      Donatelli, Carmine; Ganju, Neil K.; Fagherazzi, Sergio; Leonardi, Nicoletta (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-05-20)
      Seagrasses are marine flowering plants that strongly impact their physical and biological surroundings and are therefore frequently referred to as ecological engineers. The effect of seagrasses on coastal bay resilience ...
    • Cohesive and mixed sediment in the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS v3.6) implemented in the Coupled Ocean–Atmosphere–Wave–Sediment Transport Modeling System (COAWST r1234) 

      Sherwood, Christopher R.; Aretxabaleta, Alfredo L.; Harris, Courtney K.; Rinehimer, J. Paul; Verney, Romaric; Ferré, Bénédicte (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2018-05-14)
      We describe and demonstrate algorithms for treating cohesive and mixed sediment that have been added to the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS version 3.6), as implemented in the Coupled Ocean–Atmosphere–Wave–Sediment ...
    • Carbon budget of tidal wetlands, estuaries, and shelf waters of eastern North America 

      Najjar, Raymond G.; Herrmann, Maria; Alexander, Richard; Boyer, Elizabeth W.; Burdige, David J.; Butman, David; Cai, Wei-Jun; Canuel, Elizabeth A.; Chen, Robert F.; Friedrichs, Marjorie A. M.; Feagin, Russell A.; Griffith, Peter C.; Hinson, Audra L.; Holmquist, James R.; Hu, Xinping; Kemp, William M.; Kroeger, Kevin D.; Mannino, Antonio; McCallister, S. Leigh; McGillis, Wade R.; Mulholland, Margaret R.; Pilskaln, Cynthia H.; Salisbury, Joseph E.; Signorini, Sergio R.; St-Laurent, Pierre; Tian, Hanqin; Tzortziou, Maria; Vlahos, Penny; Wang, Zhaohui Aleck; Zimmerman, Richard C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-04-04)
      Carbon cycling in the coastal zone affects global carbon budgets and is critical for understanding the urgent issues of hypoxia, acidification, and tidal wetland loss. However, there are no regional carbon budgets spanning ...
    • Archie's saturation exponent for natural gas hydrate in coarse‐grained reservoirs 

      Cook, Ann E.; Waite, William F. (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-02-17)
      Accurately quantifying the amount of naturally occurring gas hydrate in marine and permafrost environments is important for assessing its resource potential and understanding the role of gas hydrate in the global carbon ...
    • Limited contribution of ancient methane to surface waters of the U.S. Beaufort Sea shelf 

      Sparrow, Katy J.; Kessler, John D.; Southon, John R.; Garcia-Tigreros, Fenix; Schreiner, Kathryn M.; Ruppel, Carolyn D.; Miller, John B.; Lehman, Scott J.; Xu, Xiaomei (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2018-01-17)
      In response to warming climate, methane can be released to Arctic Ocean sediment and waters from thawing subsea permafrost and decomposing methane hydrates. However, it is unknown whether methane derived from this sediment ...
    • Characterizing storm response and recovery using the beach change envelope : Fire Island, New York 

      Brenner, Owen T.; Lentz, Erika E.; Hapke, Cheryl J.; Henderson, Rachel E.; Wilson, Kat E.; Nelson, Timothy R. (Elsevier, 2017-08-03)
      Hurricane Sandy at Fire Island, New York presented unique challenges in the quantification of storm impacts using traditional metrics of coastal change, wherein measured changes (shoreline, dune crest, and volume change) ...
    • Refining the formation and early evolution of the Eastern North American Margin : new insights from multiscale magnetic anomaly analyses 

      Greene, John A.; Tominaga, Masako; Miller, Nathaniel C.; Hutchinson, Deborah R.; Karl, Matthew R. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-11-16)
      To investigate the oceanic lithosphere formation and early seafloor spreading history of the North Atlantic Ocean, we examine multiscale magnetic anomaly data from the Jurassic/Early Cretaceous age Eastern North American ...
    • Smartphone technologies and Bayesian networks to assess shorebird habitat selection 

      Zeigler, Sara L.; Thieler, E. Robert; Gutierrez, Benjamin T.; Plant, Nathaniel G.; Hines, Megan K.; Fraser, James D.; Catlin, Daniel H.; Karpanty, Sarah M. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-09-28)
      Understanding patterns of habitat selection across a species’ geographic distribution can be critical for adequately managing populations and planning for habitat loss and related threats. However, studies of habitat ...
    • Persistent shoreline shape induced from offshore geologic framework : effects of shoreface connected ridges 

      Safak, Ilgar; List, Jeffrey H.; Warner, John C.; Schwab, William C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-11-15)
      Mechanisms relating offshore geologic framework to shoreline evolution are determined through geologic investigations, oceanographic deployments, and numerical modeling. Analysis of shoreline positions from the past 50 ...
    • The cospectrum of stress-carrying turbulence in the presence of surface gravity waves 

      Trowbridge, John H.; Scully, Malcolm E.; Sherwood, Christopher R. (American Meteorological Society, 2017-12-28)
      The cospectrum of the horizontal and vertical turbulent velocity fluctuations, an essential tool for understanding measurements of the turbulent Reynolds shear stress, often departs in the ocean from the shape that has ...
    • Significance of northeast-trending features in Canada Basin, Arctic Ocean 

      Hutchinson, Deborah R.; Jackson, H. Ruth; Houseknecht, David; Li, Qingmou; Shimeld, John W.; Mosher, David C.; Chian, Deping; Saltus, Richard W.; Oakey, Gordon N. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-11-28)
      Synthesis of seismic velocity, potential field, and geological data from Canada Basin and its surrounding continental margins suggests that a northeast-trending structural fabric has influenced the origin, evolution, and ...