GEO 111 Provisional Reading List

Shelf and Coastal Oceanography, CD-ROM by Matthias Tomczak, The Flinders University of South Australia  (http://www.es.flinders.edu.au/%7Emattom/ShelfCoast/index.html)

INTRODUCTION
1. Day, J.W., Hall, C.A.S., Kemp, W.M., and Yanez-Arancibia, 1989, Estuarine  Ecology, Ch. 1 Background, Theory, and Issues, in Estuarine Ecology, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., pp. 3-43.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SEA WATER AND ESTUARIES
2.  Pickard, G.L. and Emery, W.J., Chapter 3: Physical Properties of Sea-Water, inDescriptive Physical Oceanography, An Introduction, 5th Ed., Pergamon Press, pp. 12-33.
3.  Tomczak Ch.10. Water masses in shallow seas.
4.  Pickard, G.L. and Emery, W.J., Chapter 5: Water, Salt, and Heat Budgets of the Oceans, inDescriptive Physical Oceanography, An Introduction, 5th Ed., Pergamon Press, pp. 64-84.

WATERSHEDS AND EUTROPHICATION  IN ESTUARIES
5.  National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment. http://spo.nos.noaa.gov/projects/cads/nees/Eutro_Report.pdf
6.  Nutrient Pollution of Coastal Rivers, Bays, and Seas (an Ecological Society Issues in Ecology #7) http://www.esa.org/sbi/sbi_issues
7.  Valiela, I et al., 1992, Couplings of Watersheds and Coastal Waters: Sources and Consequences of Nutrient Enrichment in Waquoit Bay, Massachusetts, Estuaries, V15, PP. 443-457.
8.  Weiskel, Howes, and Heufelder, 1996, Coliform contamination of a Coastal Embayment: Sources and Transport Pathways, Env. Science & Technology, 30-6, 1872-1881

TIDAL PATTERNS AND MIXING IN ESTUARIES
9. NOAA/NOS, Our Restless Tides: A Brief Explanation of the Basic Astronomical Factors which Produce Tides and Tidal Currents, (http://www.co-ops.nos.noaa.gov/restles1.html)
10. Tomczak Ch.5. Tides in shallow seas.
11. Handout on Tidal Time Series Analysis

ESTUARY CIRCULATION / DYNAMICS AND CLASSIFICATION SCHEMES
12.  Day, J.W., Hall, C.A.S., Kemp, W.M., and Yanez-Arancibia, 1989, Estuarine  Geomorphology and Physical Oceanography, in Estuarine Ecology, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., pp. 47-78.
13. Tomczak Ch.11. Definition of estuaries. Empirical estuary classification.
14. Tomczak Ch.12. Estuary classifications based on fluid dynamics principles.
15. Tomczak Ch.13. Examples of estuaries and their classifications.

ESTUARY MIXING / FLUSHING / RESIDENCE TIMES
16. Tomczak Ch.14. The salt balance.
17. Tomczak Ch.15. The flushing time.
18. Pilson, M.E.Q., 1985, On the residence time of water in Narragansett Bay, Estuaries, v. 8, p. 2-14.
19. Officer, C.B. and Kester, D.R., 1991, On estimating the non-advective tidal exchanges and advective gravitational circulation exchanges in an estuary, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 32, 99-103.
20. Geyer, 1997, Influence of Wind on Dynamics and flushing of Shallow Estuaries, Estuarine, coastal, and Shelf Science, 44, 713-722.

CASE STUDIES
21. Tomczak Ch.16. Pollutant dispersal in estuaries.
22. Asselin, S. and Spaulding, M., 1993, Flushing Times for the Providence River Based on Tracer Experiments, Estuaries, V. 16, pp. 830-839.
23. Spaulding M. and White, F.,1990, Circulation dynamics in Mt. Hope Bay and the lower Taunton River, Coastal and Estuarine Studies, v38, pp494-510.

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