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Open-File Report 2015-1143

Biological and Geochemical Data along Indian Point, Vermilion Bay, Louisiana

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References Cited

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Kirwan, M. L., and Murray, A. B., 2008, Tidal marshes as disequilibrium landscapes? Lags between morphology and Holocene sea level change: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 35, no. 24, L24401, accessed June 23, 2015 at

Langley, J.A., McKee, K.L., Cahoon, D R., Cherry, J.A., and Megonigal, J.P., 2009, Elevated CO2 stimulates marsh elevation gain, counterbalancing sea level rise: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 106, no. 15, p. 6182-6186. [Also available at]

Marot, M.E., and Smith, C.G., 2012. Radioisotopic data of sediment collected in Mobile and Bon Secour Bays, Alabama: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1172, 15 p., accessed June 23, 2015 at]

Morton, R.A., and Barras, J.A., 2011, Hurricane impacts on coastal wetlands: A half-century record of storm-generated features from southern Louisiana: Journal of Coastal Research, v. 27, no. 6A, p. 27–43. [Also available at]

Nyman, J.A., Crozier, C.R., and DeLaune, D.R., 1995, Roles and patterns of hurricane sedimentation in an estuarine marsh landscape: Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 40, no. 6, p. 665–679. [Also available at]

Richwine, K.A., Osterman, L.E., 2012, Benthic foraminiferal census data from Mobile Bay, AL: Counts of surface samples and box cores: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 704, accessed June 23, 2015 at

Smith, C.G., Osterman L.E., and Poore, R.Z., 2013, An examination of historical inorganic sedimentation and organic matter accumulation in several marsh types within the Mobile Bay and Mobile-Tensaw River delta region: Journal of Coastal Research, Special issue no. 63, p. 68–83. [Also available at]

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