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Briere, P.R., Scanlon, K.M., Gledhill, C.T., Koenig, C.C., and Fitzhugh, G., 1999, West Florida Shelf: sidescan-sonar and sediment data from shelf-edge habitats in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico : U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-589. [DataSetKey=353] .

Brooks, G.R., Doyle, L.J., DeWitt, N.T., and Suthard, B.C., 1999, Inner West-Central Florida Continental Shelf: Surface Sediment Characteristics and Distribution: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-037. [DataSetKey=341] .

Byrnes, M.R., Hammer, R.M., Vittor, B.A., Ramsey, J.S., Snyder, D.B., Bosma, K.F., Wood, J.D., Thibaut, T.D., and Phillips, N.W., 1999, Environmental Survey of Identified Sand Resource Areas Offshore Alabama: U.S. Department of Interior, Minerals Management Service, International Activities and Marine Minerals Division (INTERMAR), Herndon, VA. OCS Report MMS 99-0052, 326 pp. + 132 pp. appendices. [DataSetKey=276] .

Cain, W., 2002, Classification of Sediments from the North-Central and Eastern Deep-Water Gulf of Mexico: College Station , Texas A&M University , Masters Thesis. [DataSetKey=538] .

Coleman, C., 1978, The Stranded Bar: A Study of Bar Formation During Storm Surges at Carrabelle Beach , Florida : Tallahassee , Florida State University , Masters Thesis. [DataSetKey=520] .

Dixon, L.K., 1992, Bivalved shellfish of Sarasota Bay, pp. 11.1 - 11.18, in Roat, P., Ciccolella, C., Smith, H., and Tomasko, D., eds., Sarasota Bay: Framework for Action, Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program, Sarasota, Florida. [DataSetKey=482] .

Doyle, L.J., and T.N. Sparks, 1980, Sediments of the Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida (MAFLA) continental shelf, Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 1980: pp. 905-916. [DataSetKey=495] .

Entsminger, L., 1978, Beach Pads & Beach Cusps, St. Joseph Peninsula, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, Masters Thesis. [DataSetKey=518] .

Fernandez, M. Jr., Marot, M.E., and Holmes, C.W., 1999, Reconnaissance of chemical and physical characteristics of selected bottom sediments of the Caloosahatchee River and estuary, tributaries, and contiguous bays, Lee County, Florida, July 20-30, 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-226, online at http://fl.water.usgs.gov/Abstracts/ofr99_226_fernandez.html. [DataSetKey=344] .

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, unpublished TryNet and MainNet data from western Florida: Jesse Lewis, personal communication, 2005, to Chris Jenkins, INSTAAR. [DataSetKey=548] .

Florida Geological Survey, 1988, Heavy-mineral reconnaissance off the Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida: Florida Geological Survey Open-File Report 28, 66 p. [DataSetKey=519] .

Godcharles, M.F. and Jaap, W.C., Exploratory Clam Survey of Florida Nearshore and Estuarine Waters with Commercial Hydraulic Dredging Gear: Florida Department of Natural Resources, Marine Research Laboratory, St. Petersburg, FL. Professional Paper 21. [DataSetKey=285] .

Hafen, M.R., 2001, Spatial and Temporal Comparisons of Sedimentary Features and Properties, West Florida Shelf: Doctoral dissertation, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, 329 p., online at http://www.marine.usf.edu/G2/onrpub.html. [DataSetKey=483] .

Hastings, M.E., Poppe, L.J., and Hathaway, J.C., 2000, Chapter 2: Surficial sediment database, in Poppe, L.J., and Polloni, C.F., eds., USGS East Coast sediment analysis: procedures, database and georeferenced displays: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-358, online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/of00-358/text/chapter2.htm. [DataSetKey=2] .

Hathaway, J.C., 1971, Data file: Continental Margin Program, Atlantic coast of the United States , Volume 2: Sample Collection and Analytical Data: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report, pp. 71-15. [DataSetKey=377 and 378] .

Holmes, C.W., and Evans, R.G., 1963, Sedimentology of Gullivan Bay and Vicinity, Florida : Sedimentology 2: pp. 189-206. [DataSetKey=429] .

Horvath, G.J., 1968, The Sedimentology of the Pensacola Bay System, Pensacola , Florida : Tallahassee , Florida State University, Masters thesis. [DataSetKey=427] .

Huang, T.C., and Goodell, H.G., 1967, Sediments of Charlotte Harbor, southwestern Florida : Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 37, no. 2, p. 449-474. [DataSetKey=426] .

Kofoed, J., 1961, Sedimentary Environments in Apalachicola Bay & Vicinity, Florida: Tallahassee , Florida State University, Masters thesis. [DataSetKey=524] .

Lader, G., 1974, A Sedimentological Investigation of Coastal Cells from Cape San Blas to Indian Pass , Florida : Tallahassee , Florida State University , Masters Thesis. [DataSetKey=516] .

Long, E.R., and L.G. Morgan, 1990, The Potential for Biological Effects of Sediment-sorbed Contaminants Tested in the National Status and Trends Program, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS/OMA 52, online at http://www8.nos.noaa.gov/cit/nsandt/download/bs_monitoring.aspx. [DataSetKey=281] .

MacDonald, I.R., ed., 1992, Northern Gulf of Mexico Chemosynthetic Ecosystem Study: Literature Review and Data Synthesis, Volume III: Appendix, Prepared by Geochemical and Environmental Research Group: Minerals Management Service Technical Summary MMS 92-0035. 243 p, online at http://www.gomr.mms.gov/homepg/regulate/environ/studies/1992/92-0035.pdf. [DataSetKey=539] .

Manheim, F.T., and Hayes, L., ed., 2002, Lake Pontchartrain Basin : bottom sediments and related environmental resources: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1634. [DataSetKey=346] .

Mullins, A., 1959, A Study of Marine Terrigenous sediments from the Gulf of Mexico: Tallahassee , Florida State University , Masters Thesis. [DataSetKey=521] .

National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanic Data Center (NODC), 2003, sea floor surficial sediment descriptions (Deck41): National Geophysical Data Center NGDC Data Set G02094, unpublished database, online at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/deck41.html. [DataSetKey=45, 90, 113, 114, 129, 131, 132, 135, 136, 141, 162, 163, 165, 204, 205, 207, 222, 230, 232, 234, 248, 261, 262, and 264] .

NOAA National Geophysical Data Center , Unpublished material, NGDC '073' files: Marine Geology Inventory, World Data Center for Marine Geology and Geophysics, online at http://oas.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/plsql/geolin.search_screen, unpublished material. [DataSetKey=525] .

NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS/OMA 49, National Status and Trends Program for Marine Environmental Quality, Progress Report: A Summary of Data Tissue Contaminations from the First Three Years (1986-1988) of the Mussel Watch Project, August 1989, online at http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/cit/data/mw_monitoring.html. [DataSetKey=280] .

NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS/OMA 59, National Status and Trends Program for Marine Environmental Quality, Progress Report: Second Summary of Data on Chemical Contaminants in Sediments from the National Status and Trends Program, April 1991, online at http://www8.nos.noaa.gov/cit/nsandt/download/bs_monitoring.aspx. [DataSetKey=281] .

Paskevich, V.F., Twichell , D.C. , and Schwab, W.C., 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, online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-352/indexms.htm. [DataSetKey=340] .

Ryan, J.J., 1969, A sedimentologic study of Mobile Bay, Alabama: Sedimentology Research Laboratory Contribution, no.30, pagination unknown, Tallahassee, Florida State University, Department of Geology, Sedimentological Research Laboratory. [DataSetKey=430] .

Scanlon, K.M., Ackerman, S.D., and Rozycki, J.E., 2003, Texture, Carbonate Content, and Preliminary Maps of Surficial Sediments of the Flower Garden Banks Area, Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Outer Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-002, online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-002/html/SedAnlyTech.htm. [DataSetKey=343] .

Scanlon, K.M., DaSylva, J.L., and Reynolds, J.M., 2000, Surficial sea floor Sediment Database of the Puerto Rico Insular Shelf, in Scanlon, K.M., and Briere, P.R., 2000, Puerto Rico - Marine Sediments, Terrestrial and sea floor Imagery, and Tectonic Interpretations: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-006, online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/of00-006/htm/seddbase.htm. [DataSetKey=336] .

Sheridan, P., and Caldwell, P., 2002, Compilation of data sets relevant to the identification of Essential Fish Habitat on the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf and for the estimation of the effects of shrimp trawling gear on habitat: NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS-SEFSC-483, 60 p. [DataSetKey=540] .

Smithsonian Institution, Unpublished material, Smithsonian Institution master sediment data file: Smithsonian Institution. [DataSetKey=293] .

State of Alabama Geological Survey, 2001, Sand Resources and Shoreline Profile Geospatial Data and Interactive Map: State of Alabama Geological Survey and Minerals Management Service Cooperative Agreement No. 1435-01-98-CA-30935. [DataSetKey=1] .

Tanner W.F., Evans R.G., and Holmes, C.W., 1963, Low-energy coast near Cape Romano , Florida : Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 33, no. 3, pp. 713-722. [DataSetKey=427] .

Twichell, D.C., and Paskevich, V.F., 1999, Bathymetry, sidescan sonar image, surface sediments, and surficial geological map of the inner shelf off Sarasota, Florida; preliminary discussion and GIS database release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-396, online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-396/htmldocs/data.htm. [DataSetKey=342] .

Waller, R.A., 1961, Ostracods of the St. Andrew Bay system: Tallahassee , Florida State University , Masters thesis, 46 pp. [DataSetKey=500] .

Williams, S.J., D.A. Prins, and E.P. Meisburger, 1979, Sediment Distribution, Sand Resources, and Geologic Character off Galveston County , Texas : Army Corps of Engineers, Report No. 79-4. [DataSetKey=8, 9]

Woodward Clyde Consultants and Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., 1983, Southwest Florida Shelf Ecosystems Study - Year 1, Final Report and 2 Appendices: Prepared for U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Metairie , Louisiana . Contract No. 14-12-0001-29142 [DataSetKey=273] .


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