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Potomac Estuary Study Bibliography - through 1996

Also see bibliography of the Vegetation and Hydrogeomorphic Relations project for some later (after 1996) Potomac Estuary publications.

 Bennett, J.P., 1979, Seminar on water quality in the tidal Potomac River,
     December 1978: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-1588, 21 p.

 Bennett, J.P., l983, Nutrient and sediment budgets for the tidal Potomac
     River and Estuary, published in Proceedings of the Hamburg Symposium,
     August l983, IAHS publ. no. l4l, p. 217-227.

 Bennett, J.P., 1983, Discharge-related fluctuations in nutrient and sediment 
     loadings to the tidal Potomac River, transition zone, and estuary:
     published in Proceedings of the Hamburg Symposium, August, 1983, IAHS
     publ. no. 147, p. 371-381.

 Bennett, J.P., Woodward,J .W., and Shultz, D.J., 1986, Effect of discharge on
    the chlorophyll-a distribution in the tidally-influenced Potomac River:
    Estuaries, v. 9, p. 250-260. (link to abstract)

 Blanchard, S.F.,1988, Dissolved Silica in the Tidal Potomac River and Estuary,
    1979-81 Water Years- A Water-Quality Study of the Tidal Potomac River and
    Estuary: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2234-H, 48 p.

 Blanchard, S.F., l983, Water quality of the Potomac River at Chain Bridge
     at Washington, D.C. hydrologic data report l978 water year: U.S. Geological Survey
     Open-File Report 83-l47, 10 p.

 Blanchard, S.F., Coupe, R.H., Jr., and Woodward, J.C., 1982,
     Water quality of the tidal Potomac River and estuary hydrologic data
     report: 1980 water year: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-152,
     330 p.

 Blanchard, S.F., Coupe, R.H., Jr., and Woodward, J.C., 1982,
     Water quality of the tidal Potomac River and estuary hydrologic data
     report: 1981 water year: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-575,
     298 p.

 Blanchard, S.F., and Hahl, D. C., 1981, Water quality of the tidal
     Potomac River and estuary hydrologic data report: 1979 water year: U.S.
     Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-1074, 149 p. (link to abstract)

 Blanchard, S.F., and Hahl, D.C., 1987, Transport of dissolved and suspended
    material by the Potomac River at Chain Bridge, at Washington,D.C., 1978-81
    water years: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2234-B, 43p.

 Brush, G.S., 1984, Patterns of recent sediment accumulation in Chesapeake
     Bay (Virginia-Maryland,U.S.A.) tributaries: Chemical Geology, v. 44, p. 227-
     242. (link to abstract)

 Brush, Grace, Martin, A.E., DeFries, R.S., and Rice, C.A., 1982,
     Comparisons of 210Pb and pollen methods of determining rates of estuarine
     sediment accumulation: Quaternary Research, v. 18, p. 196-2177. (link to abstract)

 Brush, G.S., and DeFries, R.S, 1981, Spatial distributions of pollen
     in surface sediments of the Potomac estuary: Limnology and Oceanography,
     v. 20, p. 295-309.

 Buchanan, Claire, and Schloss, J.A. l983, Spatial distributions and
     hypothetical grazing pressures of zooplankton in the tidal, freshwater,
     Potomac River:  Journal of Freshwater Ecology, v. 2(2), p. 117-128.

 Callender, Edward, 1981, Benthic phosphorus regeneration in the Potomac River
     estuary: Hydrobiologia, v. 92, p. 431-446.

 Callender, Edward, Carter, Virginia P., Hahl, D.C., Hitt, K.J.,
     and Schultz, Barbara I. editors, l984, A water-quality study of the
     tidal Potomac River and Estuary--an overview:  U.S. Geological Survey
     Water-Supply Paper 2233, 46 p.

 Callender, Edward, and Hammond, D.E., 1982, Nutrient exchange across
     the sediment water interface in the Potomac River estuary: Estuarine, Coastal 
     and Shelf Science, 1982, v. 15, p. 395-413. (link to abstract)

 Carter, Virginia, 1986, Water quality in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary:
    U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-145, 2 p.

 Carter, Virginia, Barko, J.W., Godshalk, G.L., and Rybicki, N.B., 1988,
     Effects of Submersed Macrophytes on Water Quality in the Tidal Potomac
     River, Maryland: Journal of Freshwater Ecology, v. 4, p. 493-501.

 Carter, Virginia, Gammon, Patricia T., and Bartow, Nancy C., l983, Submersed
     aquatic plants of the tidal Potomac River: U.S. Geological Survey
     Bulletin l543, 58 p.

 Carter, Virginia, and Haramis, Michael G., 1980, Distribution and abundance
     of submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River implications
     for waterfowl: Proceedings of the 1979 Mid-Atlantic Natural History
     Symposium, "Bird populations-a litmus test of the environment" in
     Atlantic Naturalist, v. 33.

 Carter, Virginia P., Paschal, James E. Jr., and Bartow, Nancy, 1985, Distri-
    bution and abundance of submerged aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac
    River and Estuary, Maryland and Virginia, May l978 to November l98l: U.S.
    Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2234-A, 46 p.

 Carter, Virginia, Paschal, J.E., and Haramis, M.G., 1980, Submersed
     aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac: reprinted from the
     proceedings of the conference Coastal Zone '80, American Society of Civil
     Engineers, Hollywood, Florida, 1980.

 Carter, Virginia, and Rybicki, Nancy, 1985, The effects of grazers and light
    penetration on the survival of transplants of Vallisneria americana Michx
    in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland: Aquatic Botany, v. 23, p. 197-213. (link to abstract)

Carter, Virginia, and Rybicki, N.B., 1990, Light attenuation and submersed 
     macrophyte distribution in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary: Estuaries, 
     v. 13, no. 4, p. 441-452. (link to abstract)

Carter, Virginia, and Rybicki, N.B., 1994, Invasions and declines of submersed
     macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, the Currituck Sound-Back 
     Bay system, and the Pamlico River Estuary: Lake and Reservoir Management, 
     v. 10, no. 1, p. 39-48.  

 Carter, Virginia, Rybicki, N.B., Anderson, R.F., Trombley, T.J., and Zynjuk,
    G.L.,1985, Data on the distribution and abundance of submersed aquatic
    vegetation in the tidal Potomac River and transition zone  of the Potomac
    Estuary, Maryland and Virginia, and the District of Columbia, 1983 and
    1984: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-82, 61  p.
    
Carter, Virginia, Rybicki, N.B., and Hammerschlag, Richard, 1991, Effects of 
     submersed macrophytes on dissolved oxygen, pH, and temperature under 
     different conditions of wind, tide, and bed structure: Journal of 
     Freshwater Ecology, v. 6, no. 2, p. 121-133.

Carter, Virginia, Rybicki, N.B., Jones, R.C., Barko, J.W., Dresler, P.V., 
     Hickman, R.E., and Anderson, R.T., 1989, Data on physical, chemical and 
     biological data and characteristics of Hydrilla beds, mixed beds, and 
     unvegetated sites in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland and Virginia, 1987:  
     U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-709, 196 p. 
     
Carter, Virginia, Rybicki, N,B., and Schulman, C.L., 1987, Effect of salinity
    and temperature on germination of monoecious hydrilla propagules: Journal
    of Aquatic Plant Management, v. 25, p. 54-57.
    
Carter, Virginia, Rybicki, N.B., and Turtora, Michael, 1996, Effect of increasing 
     photon irradiance on the growth of Vallisneria americana in the tidal Potomac 
     River: Aquatic Botany, v. 54, p. 337-345. (link to abstract)

 Cohen, R.R.H., 1985, Physical processes and the ecology of a winter
    dinoflagelate bloom of Katodinium rotundatum: Marine Ecology--Progress
    Series, v. 26, p. 135-144.

 Cohen, R.R.H.,1988, Phytoplankton dynamics of the fresh, tidal Potomac River,
     Maryland, for the summers of 1979 to 1981, U.S. Geological Survey
     Water-Supply Paper 2234-C, 34pp.

 Cohen, R.R.H., Dresler, P.V., Philips, E.J.P., and
     Cory, Robert L., l984, The effect of the Asiatic clam, Corbicula fluminea,
     on phytoplankton of the Potomac River, Maryland: Limnology and Oceanography,
     Vol. 29, no. l, p. l70-l80.

 Cohen, R.R.H. and Pollock, S.O.,1983, Primary productivity by
    phytoplankton in the tidal, fresh Potomac River, Maryland, May 1980 to
    August 1981: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations
    Report 83-4255, 76 p.

 Cohen, R.R.H., Pollock, S.O., Stoelzel, V.E., and Boulukos, K.E.,1985, Phytoplankton
    abundance and generic composition data for the Potomac River and Estuary,
    Maryland: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-859. 28 p.

 Cole, B.E., and Alpine, A.E., l980, Biological properties of the
     Potomac Estuary: August l977-August l978:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
     Report 80-343.

 Coupe, R.H., and Webb, W.E., 1984, Water quality of the tidal Potomac River
    and Estuary--hydrologic data reports supplement, 1979 through 1981 water years:
    U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-132, 355 p.

 DeFries, Ruth, 1980, Sedimentation patterns in the Potomac estuary since
    European settlement: a palynological approach: PhD Thesis, Johns
    Hopkins University, Baltimore Maryland.

 DeFries, R.S.,1986, Effects of land-use history on sedimentation in the
    tidal Potomac Estuary, Maryland:U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper
    2234-K, 23 p.

Dennison, W.C., Orth, R.J., Moore, K.A., Stevenson, J.C., Carter, Virginia, Kollar, Stan, 
     Bergstrom, P.W., and Batiuk, R.A., 1993, Assessing water quality with submersed 
     aquatic vegetation: Bioscience, v. 43, no. 2, p. 86-94.

 Dresler, P.V.,1986, Rhe response of benthic communities of the tidal
    Potomac River and Estuary to estuarine gradations: Master's Thesis,
    Towson State University, Towson, Maryland, 187 p.

 Dresler, P.V. and Cory, R.L., l980, The Asiatic clam, Corbicula
     fluminea  (Muller), in the tidal Potomac River: Estuaries, v. 3, No. 2,
     p. l50-l5l. (link to abstract)

 Glenn, J.L.,1988, Bottom Sediments and Nutrients in the Tidal Potomac
    System, Maryland and Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper
    2234-F, 74 p.

 Glenn,J.L., Martin, E.A., and Rice, C.A.,1986,Sediment data for
    computation of deposition rates in the tidal Potomac system, Maryland
    and Virginia: U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-318, 73 p.

 Goodwin, S.D., Schultz, B.I., Parkhurst, D.L., Simon, N.S.,
    and Callender, Edward, 1984, Methods for the collection of geochemical data
    from the sediments of the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, and data for 1978-
    1980: U.S. Geological Survery Open-File Report 84-074, 129 p.

 Haramis, G.M. and Carter, Virginia, l983, Distribution of submersed aquatic
     macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River: Aquatic Botany, v. l5, p. 65-79. (link to abstract)

 Hearn, P.P. Jr., l985, Controls on phosphorus mobility in the Potomac
     River near the Blue Plains wastewater treatment plant: U.S. Geological
     Survey Water-Supply Paper 223l, 46 p.

 Hearn, P.P., Parkhurst, D.L., and Callender, Edward, l983, Authigenic
     vivianite in Potomac River sediments: Control by ferric oxy-hydroxides:
     Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 53, no. l.

 Hickman, R.E., 1984, Water quality data for selected streams tributary to
    the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, Maryland and Virginia, 1979-1981 water
    years: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File report 83-873, 69  p.

 Hickman, R.E., 1985, Loads of suspended sediment and nutrients from local
    non-point sources to the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, Maryland and
    Virginia, 1979-81 water years: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
    84-860, 82  p.

 Hickman, R.E., 1986, Nutrient-sediment relations in streamflow: Published in the
    Proceedings of the Fourth Federal Inter-agency Sedimentation Conference,1986,
    Interagency Advisory Committee on Water Data, v. 2, p. 8-48 to 8-56.

 Hickman, R.E., 1987, Loads of suspended sediment and nutrients from local
    non-point sources to the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, Maryland and
    Virginia, 1979-81 water years: U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper
    2234-G, 35p.

Jenter, H.S., Rybicki, N.B., Baltzer, R.B., and Carter, Virginia, 1991, Tidal 
     mass exchange between a submerged aquatic vegetation bed and the 
     main channel of the Potomac River:  Proceedings 1991 Hydraulic Conference, 
     American Society of Civil Engineers, Nashville, Tennessee, p. 298-304.

 Knebel, H.J., 1981, Seismic-reflection and sidescan sonar data collected
     on the Potomac River, Maryland and Virginia, during May 1979: U.S. Geological
     Survey Open-File Report 81-174.

 Knebel, H.J., Martin, A.E., Glenn J. L., and  Needell, S.W., 1981,
     Sedimentary framework of the Potomac River estuary, Maryland:
     Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 92, part I, p. 578-589.

 Lantrip, B.M., 1983, The decay of enteric bacteria in a estuary:
     PhD Thesis, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

 Lovley, D.R. and Phillips, E.J.P., 1986, Organic matter
    mineralization with reduction of gerric iron in anaerobic sediments:
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology, v. 51, p. 683-689.

 Lovley, D.R. and Phillips, E.J.P., 1986, Availability of ferric
    iron for microbial reduction in bottom sediments of the freshwater tidal
    Potomac River: Applied and Environmental Microbiology, v. 52, p. 751-757.

 Martin, E.A., Glenn, J.L., Rice, C.A., Harrison, G., Gum, E., and
     Currington, M., 1981, Concentrations of selected trace metals in shallow
     cores from the tidal Potomac River and estuary: 1978 and 1979:
     U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-1175, 53 p.

 Miller, A.J., 1983, Shore erosion processes, rates, and sediment
     contributions to the Potomac tidal river and estuary: PhD Thesis,
     The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

 Miller, A.J., 1987, Shore erosion as a sediment source to the tidal
    Potomac River, Maryland and Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Water
    Supply Paper 2234-E, 45 p.

Paschal, J.E., Jr., Miller, Darin, Bartow, Nancy, and Carter, Virginia, 1982, 
     Submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary of 
     Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia: Hydrologic Data Report, 
     May 1978 to November 1981: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-694, 220 p.

 Peterson, D.H., 1980, Seasonal water chemistry in the tidal Potomac
     River: reprinted from COASTAL ZONE '80. The second symposium on Coastal
     and Ocean Management, Hollywood, Florida, November 17-20, 1980,
     v. II, p. 1917-1927.

 Pollock, S.O., 1985,Spatial and temproal distribution of phytoplankton
    in the tidal, freshwater Potomac River,MD August 1979 to September 1981:
    with special reference to discharge effects: MS Thesis, George Mason
    University, Fairfax, Virginia.

Rybicki, N.B, Anderson, R.T., Shapiro, J.M., Johnson, K.L., and Schulman, C.L., 
     1987, Data on the distribution and abundance of submersed aquatic vegetation 
     in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of 
     Columbia, 1986: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-575, 82 p.

 Rybicki, N.B., Anderson, R.T., Shapiro, J.M., Jones, C.L., and Carter, Virginia,
    1986,Data on the distribution and abundance of submersed aquatic vegetation
    in the tidal Potomac River,Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia:
    U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-126, 49 p.

 Rybicki, N.B., and Carter, Virginia, 1986, Effects of sediment depth and
     sediment type on the survival of Vallisneria americana Michx.
     grown from tubers: Aquatic Botany, v. 24, p. 233-240. (link to abstract)

 Rybicki, N.B., Carter, Virginia, Anderson, R.T., and Trombley, T.J.,
    1985, Hydrilla verticillata in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland, Virgina and
    the District of Columbia, 1983 and 1984: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
    Report 85-77, 26 p.

Schaffranek, R.W., 1982, A flow model for assessing the tidal Potomac
     River: published in the proceedings of 1982 Hydraulics Division Specialty
     Conference Applying Research to Hydraulic Practice, August 17-20, 1982.

 Schaffranek, R.W., 1985, Simulating flow in the tidal Potomac River:
    Published in the Proceedings of the 1985 ASCE Hydraulics Division
    Speciality Conference, August 13-16.

 Schaffranek, R.W., 1986, Hydrodynamic Simulation of the Upper Potomac
     Estuary: Water Forum '86: World Water Issues in Evolution- Proceedings
     of ASCE Conference/HY,IR,EE,WR,WW Divisions, Long Beach, California,
     August 4-6, 1986, p. 1572-1581.

 Schaffranek, R.W., 1987, A Flow-Simultation Model of the Tidal Potomac
     River: U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2234-D,41 p.

 Schaffranek, R.W., and Baltzer, R.A., 1980, A one-dimensional
    flow model of the Potomac River: published in the proceedings of Specialty
    Conference on Computer and Physical Modeling in Hydraulic Engineering,
    August 6-8, 1980.
    
 Schaffranek, R.W., and Baltzer, R.A., 1989, Implementation of a hydrodynamic model 
      for the upper Potomac Estuary:  National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering, 
      Hydraulics Division, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, N. Y., p. 484-492.

Schaffranek, R.W., and Baltzer, R.A., 1990, Horizontal density-gradient effects on simulation 
      of flow and transport in the Potomac Estuary:  1990 National Conference on Hydraulic 
      Engineering, Hydraulics Division, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, N. Y., 
      v. II, p. 1251-1256.

 Shultz, D.J.,1989, Nitrogen Dynamics in the Tidal Freshwater Potmac River,
    Maryland and Virginia, Water Years 1979-81, Water Supply Paper 2234-J,
    41 p.

Sigleo, A.C. and Shultz, D.J., 1993, Amino acid composition of suspended 
     particles, sediment trap material, and benthic sediment in the Potomac
     estuary: Estuaries, v. 16, p.405-415. (link to abstract)

 Simon, N.S., 1984, Nitrogen cycling in Potomac River transition-zone shallow-water
    sediment: PhD Thesis, The American University, Washington,D.C..

 Simon, N.S.,1988, Nitrogen Cycling between Sediment and the Shallow-Water Column in
    the Transitition Zone of the Potomac River and Estuary. I Nitrate and Ammonium
    Fluxes: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 26, p.483-497.

 Simon, N.S., and Kennedy, M.M., 1985, Evaluation and use of a diffusion-controlled
    sampler for determining chemical and dissolved oxygen gradients at the
    sediment-water interface: Hydrobiol , v. 126, p.135-141.

 Smith, R.E., and Herndon, R.E., 1979, Physical and chemical
     properties of Potomac River and environs, August-September 1977: U.S.
     Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-1635, 77 p.

 Smith, R.E., and Herndon, R.E., 1980, Physical and chemical
     properties of Potomac River environs, January 1978: U.S.
     Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-742, 35.

 Smith, R.E., and Herndon, R.E., l980, Physical and chemical
     properties of Potomac River and environs, April-May 1978: U.S.
     Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-745, 57 p.

 Smith, R.E., and Herndon, R.E., 1980, Physical and chemical
     properties of Potomac River and environs, August 1978: U.S. Geological
     Survey Open-File Report 80-746, 53.

 Spiker, E.C., 1981, Carbon isotopes of the source and fate of carbon
     in rivers and estuaries: Report of a workshop, Woods Hole, Massachusetts,
     September 21-25, 1980, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Energy Research
     CONF-8009140 UC 11, p.75-108.

 Steward, K.K., Van, T.K., Carter, Virginia and Pieterse, A.H., 1984, Hydrilla 
     invades Washington, D.C. and the Potomac: American Journal of Botany, 
     v. 71, no. 1, p. 162-163. 

 Woodward, J.C., Manning, P.D.,Shultz, D.J. and Andrle, V.S., 1984, Water quality
    and phytoplankton of the tidal Potomac River, August-November 1983:
    U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-250, 144 p.


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