Coastal Ocean Research and Monitoring Project
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Published Scientific Results from CORMP Research                                                 
Peer-reviewed Publications     Thesis    Abstracts and Other
Peer-reviewed Publications
F. M. Bingham, 2007. Physical Response of the Coastal Ocean to Hurricane Isabel Near Landfall, Ocean Science, 3: 159-171.
 
Jing Lin, Lian Xie, Len J. Pietrafesa, Jian Shen, Michael A. Mallin and Michael J. Durako, 2006. Dissolved Oxygen Stratification in Two Micro-tidal Partially-mixed Estuaries, Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 70: 423-427.
 
Piotr Kowalczuk, Michael J. Durako, Willian J. Cooper, David Wells, Jason J. Souza, 2005. Comparison of Radiometric Quantities Measured in Water, Above Water and Derived From seaWiFS Imagery in the South Atlantic Bight, North Carolina, USA, Continental Shelf Research, 26: 2433-2453.
 
Gamble, D.W. and L. Leonard, 2005. Final Report: Coastal Climatology Products for Recreation and Tourism End Users in southeastern North Carolina. Report EA133C-04-SE-1277. Charleston, SC: Coastal Services Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, p. 51.
 
Freshwater, D.W., S.K. Braly, B. Stuercke, R.M. Hamner & R.A. York. 2005. Phylogenetic analyses of North Carolina Rhodymeniales. I. The genus Asteromenia. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences, 121: 49-55.
 
Kowalczuk, P., J. Ston-Egiert, W.J. Cooper, R.F. Whitehead, and M.J. Durako. 2005. Characterization of chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in the Baltic Sea by excitation emission matrix fluorescence spectroscopy. Marine Chemistry, 96: 273-292.
 
Blanton, B.O., F.E. Werner, H.E. Seim, R.A. Luettich, Jr., D.R. Lynch, K.W. Smith, G. Voulgaris, F.M. Bingham, F. Way. 2004. Barotropic tides in the South Atlantic Bight. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 109, No. C12, C12024.
 

Bright, R., L. Xie, L.J. Pietrafesa. 2003. Evidence of the Gulf Stream’s Influence on Tropical CycloneIntensity. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 29, No. 48, 1-4.

 
Cahoon, L.B., M.A. Mallin, F.M. Bingham, S.A. Kissling, and J.E. Nearhoof. 2001. Monitoring the Coastal Ocean: Responses to Hurricane Floyd, pp. 247-253. In : Maiolo, J.R., J.C. Whitehead, M. McGee, L. King, J. Johnson, and H. Stone, eds., Facing Our Future: Hurricane Floyd and Recovery in the Coastal Plain, Coastal Carolina Press, Wilmington, NC.
 
Durako, M.J., P. Kowalczuk, J.J. Souza, M.A. Mallin, M.R. McIver. 2002.  Spatial and temporal variation in CDOM in a coastal blackwater river plume.  In: Steven G. Ackleson (ed.), Proceedings of Ocean Optics XVI Conference, paper no. 18, 10 pp. Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 18-22 November 2002.
 
Guan, C. and L. Xie. 2004: A note on linear parameterization of the drag coefficient over sea surface. J. Physical Oceanography, 34, 2847-2851.
 
Hyland, J.L., W. L. Balthus, M. Posey, C. T. Hackney and T.D. Alphin. 2004. The soft-bottom macrobenthos of North Carolina estuaries. Estuaries, 27: 501-514.
 
Kowalczuk, P. W.J Cooper, R.F. Whitehead, M.J. Durako, and W. Sheldon. 2003. Characterization of CDOM in an organic-rich river and surrounding coastal ocean in the South Atlantic Bight. Aquatic Sciences, 65: 381-398.
 
Mallin, M. A., L. B. Cahoon, and M. J. Durako. 2005. Contrasting food-web support bases for adjoining river-influenced and non-river influenced continental shelf ecosystems. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 62:55-62.
 
Peng, M., L. Xie, and L.J. Pietrafesa. 2004. A numerical study of storm surge and inundation in the Croatan-Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary System. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 59, 121-137.
 
Pietrafesa, L.J., L. Xie, D. Dickey, M. Peng, S. Bao. 2003. The North Carolina State University coastal and estuary storm surge and flood prediction system. Ecosystems and Sustainable Development IV, 100-109.
 
Posey, M.H., T.D. Alphin, H. Harwell and B. Allen. 2005. Importance of low salinity areas for juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 100-109.
 
Posey, M.H. and T.D. Alphin. 2002. Resilience and stability in an offshore benthic community: responses to sediment borrow activities and hurricane disturbance. J. of Coastal Research, 18: 685-697.
 
Posey, M.H., T.D. Alphin, L.B. Cahoon, D.G. Lindquist, M.A. Mallin and M.B. Nevers. 2002. Top-down versus bottom-up limitation in benthic communities: direct and indirect effects. Estuaries, 25: 999-1014.
 
Quattrini, A. M., D. G. Lindquist, F. M. Bingham, T. E. Lankford and J. J. Govoni. 2005. Distributions of larval Fishes among Water Masses in Onslow Bay, North Carolina: Implications for Cross-shelf Exchange. Fisheries Oceanography, 14:3, 1-19.
 

Savidge, T.W., and L.B. Cahoon. 2002. Correlations between river flow in the southeastern United States and El Niño/Southern Oscillation events. J. N.C. Acad. Sci. 118(2): 70-78.

 
Wren, P.A., L.A. Leonard. 2005. Sediment transport on the mid-continental shelf of Onslow Bay, North Carolina during Hurricane Isabel. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 63: 43-56.
 
Xie, Lian; Yan, Tingzhuang; Pietrafesa, Leonard. 2005. The effect of Atlantic sea surface temperature dipole mode on hurricanes: Implications for the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 32, No. 3, L03701, 10.1029/2004GL021702, 01 February 2005.
 
Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, and M. Peng. 2004. Incorporation of a mass-conserving inundation scheme into a three-dimensional storm surge model. J. Coastal Research, 20, 282-296.
 
Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, and K. Wu. 2003. Numerical study of wave-current interaction through surface and bottom stresses: Coastal ocean response to Hurricane Fran 1996. J. Geophysical Research, 108, (C2, 3049).
 
Xie, L., L.J. Pietrafesa, K. Wu. 2003. Numerical Study of wave-current interaction through surface and bottom stresses: Part II, Wind driven circulation in the South Atlantic Bight under uniform winds. J. Geophysical Research, 108, 16841-16856.
 
Theses Top
Davis L. A. 2006. "Hydrography and Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics: Influence on Inner Shelf Sediment Mobility, Long Bay, NC" Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC
 
Stuercke, B. 2006. "An Integrated Taxonomic Assessment of North Carolina Polysiphonia Species." Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC.
 
Manes, G. L. 2003. "The near-bottom chlorophyll a maximum in Onslow Bay: Effects of wave events on benthic microalgae resuspension." Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC.
 
Markovsky, C. 2004. "Influence of the Cape Fear River plume on fisheries recruitment and production." Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC.
 
Marshall, J.A. 2004. "Event driven sediment mobility on the inner continental shelf of Onslow Bay, NC." Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC.
 
Quattrini, A.M. 2002. "Abundance and diversity of ichthyoplankton in Onslow Bay, North Carolina, in shelf and gulf stream water masses." Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC.
 
Smith, A. 2002. "The Physical Effects of Hurricanes in Onslow Bay, NC during 1999." Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC.
 
Speckhart, B. 2004. "Observational Analysis of Shallow Water Response to Hurricanes in Onslow Bay, NC in 1999." Master's Thesis, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC.
 
Wren, P.A. 2004. "Sediment transport measurements on the mid-continental shelf in Onslow Bay, North Carolina." North Carolina State University, Ph.D. thesis, Raleigh, NC.
 
Abstracts & Other Top
Braly, S.K. & Freshwater, D.W., 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of North Carolina Rhodymeniales. II. The genus Champia. Southeastern Phycological Colloquy, 5-6 November 2005, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Fort Pierce, FL (poster) 103rd Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences, 24-26 March 2006, Bennett College, Greensboro, NC (poster)
 
Gamble, D.W. and L. Leonard, 2005. An end-user Defined Coastal Climatology Product for Recreation and Tourism in Southeastern North Carolina. Abstract Book: NOAA U.S. Climate Change Science Program Workshop: Climate Science in Support of Decision Making, Arlington, VA, November, p. 71.
 
Beavers, R. L., F. M. Bingham, L. A. Leonard, N. R. Grindlay, and P. A. Wren, 2000. Sediment Transport Measurements from the Coastal Ocean Monitoring Program in Onslow Bay, North Carolina. In: Society of Engineering Science, Symposium on "Sediment Transport on Continental Shelves, Slopes, and Beyond", Abstracts.
 
Bingham F., M. Moss, A. Wilbur, M. Posey, L. Pietrafesa, M. Mallin, L. Leonard, T. Lankford, N. Grindlay, W. Cooper, L. Cahoon, M. Durako, L. Xie, and T. Alphin, 2002. Coastal Ocean Research and Monitoring Program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Eos Trans. AGU, 83(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS72B-0358.
 
Head, M., N. Grindlay and L. Leonard, 2002. Using high-resolution side scan sonar to map and monitor sedimentary features at 23-Mile Site, Onslow Bay, NC, Southeastern GSA Meeting Abstracts with Programs, 34: A-13.
 
Head, M., N.R. Grindlay and L. Leonard, 2002. Mapping and monitoring bedforms on the mid-continental shelf: 23-mile site Onslow Bay, NC. Eos Trans. AGU, 83(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS713-0292, 2002.
 
Leonard, L.A., N.R. Grindlay, R.L. Beavers, and P.A. Wren, 2001. Sediment Mobility Study on the Mid-Continental shelf: The Role of Storms in Onslow Bay, NC. EOS Trans AGU, 81. Margins Chapman Conference, Ponce, Puerto Rico.
 
Mallin, M.A., M.R. McIver, D.C. Parsons, M.H. Posey and T.D. Alphin, 2003. Nitrogen loading from a large South Atlantic watershed drives a coastal zone of enhanced biological production. Estuarine Research Federation Conference, Abstracts, Seattle, WA.
 
Marshall, J.A., L.A. Leonard, N.R. Grindlay, 2004. Observations of Near-bed Conditions and Sediment Response During the Passage of Hurricane Isabel on the Inner Continental Shelf of Onslow Bay, NC, 2004 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 2, p.131.
 
Moss, M K., A. Wilbur, M. Posey, L. Pietrafesa, M. Mallin, L. Leonard, T. Lankford, N. Grindlay, W. Cooper, F. Bingham, L. Cahoon, A. Spivack, L. Xie, A. Shepard, M. Durako, S. Skrabal, T. Alphin, 2002. Coastal Ocean Research and Monitoring Program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Abstracts, Honolulu Hawaii, OS21E-75.
 
Posey, M.H. and T.D. Alphin, 2001. Effects of sediment removal on an offshore benthic community. In: T. Rice and C. Bohn (eds.) Proceedings of the Coastal Ecosystems and Federal Activities Training Symposium. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Southeast Region. (distributed on c.d.)
 
Wren, P.A. and L.A. Leonard, 2003. Monitoring sediment mobility on the mid-continental shelf in Onslow Bay, NC. Southeastern Coastal Ocean Conference, Abstracts, Charleston, SC.
 
Wren, P.A. and L.A. Leonard, 2002. Physical Processes and Sediment Transport in Onslow Bay, NC. Eos Trans. AGU, 83(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS52F-12, 2002.
 
Wren, P.A., L.A. Leonard, and R.L. Beavers, 2001. Sediment Mobility During Storms on the Mid-Continental Shelf: Onslow Bay, NC, Southeastern GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 33, No. 2.
 

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