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A Summary of Findings of the West-Central Florida Coastal Studies Project

USGS Open File Report 01-303

Introduction:
Purpose & Scope
Strategy, Data,
& Products
Study Area Characteristics
Early Geologic History
Coastal/Inner Shelf System
Study Objectives:
Primary Objectives
Study Findings:
Processes
Geologic Template
Infilled Shelf Valleys
Shelf Sedimentary
Cover
Hardbottom Development
Barrier Island Studies
Ramifications
References
Appendices:
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3

Appendix 1

USGS Open File Reports as finished (or in press) data products of the West-Central Florida Coastal Studies Project
  • Brooks, G.R., Doyle, L.J., DeWitt, N.T., and Suthard, B.C., 1998, Inner West-Central Florida Continental Shelf: Surface Sediment Characteristics and Distribution: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 98-37, 129 p.

  • Brooks, G.R., Doyle, L.J., Suthard, B.C., and DeWitt, N.T., 1999, Inner West-Central Florida Continental Shelf: Sedimentary Facies and Facies Associations: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 98-796, 124 p.

  • Donahue, B.T., Hine, A.C., Tebbens, S.F., Locker, S.D., Twichell, D.C. and Hafen, M., 2000, Side-Scan Sonar Mosaic, Mouth of Tampa Bay, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-445, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM.

  • Gelfenbaum, G., Locker, S.D., and Brooks, G.R., 1995, Sand Resource Survey Offshore Sand Key Pinellas County, FL, Open File Report 95-547, 124 pp.

  • Gelfenbaum, G., 1995, West-Central Florida Coastal Studies Workshop Report, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 95-840, 125 pp.

  • Gelfenbaum, G., 1997a, Second West-Central Florida Coastal Studies Workshop, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 97-51, 130 pp.

  • Gelfenbaum, G., 1997b, West-Central Florida Coast - Limited sand resources for eroding beaches. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 069-97. Online at http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/wfla/factsheet/

  • Gelfenbaum, G., Guy, K., and Geraghty, K., 1999, Beach structures map series of west-central Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-416.

  • Gelfenbaum, G., and Guy, K., 1999, Bathymetry of west-central Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-417.

  • Harrison, S.E., Locker, S.D., Hine, A.C., and Twichell, D.C., 2000, Side-Scan Sonar Mosaic, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-444, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM.

  • Locker, S.D., Hine, A.C., Brooks, G.R., Doyle, L.J., Blake, N.J., Guy, K.K., and Suthard, B. 2000, Side-Scan Sonar Imagery, Anclote Keys Area, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-442, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM.

  • Locker, S.D., Brooks, G.R., Hine, A.C., Davis, R.A. Twichell, D.C., and Doyle, L.J., 2001 (a), Compilation of geophysical and sedimentological data sets for the West-Central Florida Coastal Studies Project: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-539, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM.

  • Locker, S.D., Hine, A.C., Davis, R.A., Brooks, G.R., and Guy, K.K., 2001 (b), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #1: Anclote Key: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-505, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-505/

  • Locker, S.D., Davis, R.A., Brooks, G.R., Hine, A.C. and Gelfenbaum, G., 2001 (c), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #2: Caladesi Island - Clearwater Beach: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-506, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-506/

  • Locker, S.D., Brooks, G.R., Hine, A.C., Davis, R.A., Harrison, S.E., and Gelfenbaum, G., 2001 (d), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #3: Sand Key: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-507, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-507/

  • Locker, S.D., Hine, A.C., Brooks, G.R., Davis and Gelfenbaum, G., 2001 (e), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #4: Indian Rocks Beach: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-508, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-508/

  • Locker, S.D., Davis, R.A., Hine, A.C., Brooks and Gelfenbaum, G., 2001 (f), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #5: Treasure Island Long Key: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-509, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-509/

  • Locker, S.D., Brooks, G.R., Davis, R.A., Hine, A.C. and Gelfenbaum, G., 2001 (g), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #6: Anna Maria Island: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-510, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-510/

  • Locker, S.D., Davis, R.A., Brooks, G.R., Hine, A.C. and Twichell, D.C., 2001 (h), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #7: Longboat Key: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-511, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-511/

  • Locker, S.D., Brooks, G.R., Davis, Hine, A.C. and Twichell, D.C., 2001 (I), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #8: Siesta Key: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-512, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-512/

  • Locker, S.D., Hine, A.C., Davis, R.A., Brooks, G.R. and Gelfenbaum, G., 2001 (j), West-Central Florida Coastal Transect #9: Casey Key: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-513, St. Petersburg, Florida. CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-513/

  • Twichell, D.C. and Paskevich, V.F., 1999, Bathymetry, Side scan Sonar Imagery, Surface Sediments, and Surficial Geologic Map of the Inner Shelf off Sarasota, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-396, CD-ROM. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of99-396/

  • Twichell, D.C., Cross, V.A., Paskevich, V.F., Parolski, K.F., Brooks, G.R., Gelfenbaum, G.R., Hine, A.C., and Locker, S.D., 2000, Side-scan sonar mosaic, Sarasota, FL, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-443., St. Petersburg, FL. CD-ROM.

University of South Florida Technical Reports
  • Siegel, E.M., Weisberg, R.H., Cole, R.D., and Donovan, J.C., 1996, Physical factors affecting salinity intrusion in wetlands: the Suwannee River, FL. estuary. Department of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Technical Report, October 1996.

  • Weisberg, R.H., Black, B.D., Donovan, J.C., and Cole, R.D.,1996, The West-Central Florida shelf hydrography and circulation study: A report on data collected using a surface moored acoustic doppler current profiler. Oct. 1993 - Jan. 1995. Department of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Technical Report, January 1996.

  • Weisberg, R.H., Siegel, E.M., Black, B.D., Donovan, J.C., and Cole, R.D, 1997, The West-Central Florida Shelf Circulation Project: a report on data collected using a trans-shelf array of acoustic Doppler current profilers, January 1995 – February 1997; Department of Marine Science, University of South Florida Technical Report, April 1997.

  • Weisberg, R.H., Parrish, J., Siegel, E.M., Donovan, J.C., and Cole, R.D.,1998, Northeast Gulf of Mexico water velocity observations: a report on data collected from a surface moored acoustic Doppler current profiler, February 1996-April 1997. Department of Marine Science, University of South Florida Technical. Report, July 1998

  • Yang, H., and Weisberg, R.H., 2000, A three-dimensional numerical study of storm surges along the west Florida coast, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, COMPS Technical Report, December 2000.

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