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Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters

Barnard, P.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Jaffe, B.E., and McKee, L.J., 2013, Introduction to sediment transport in the San Francisco Bay Coastal System: An overview: Marine Geology, v. 345, p. 3-17.

Bergamaschi, B.A., Fleck, J.A., Downing, B.D., Boss, E., Pellerin, B., Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Byington, A.A., Heim, W., Stephenson, M., and Fujii, R., 2011, Methyl mercury dynamics in a tidal wetland quantified using in situ optical measurements: Limnology and Oceanography, v. 56, no. 4, p. 1355-1371. PDF File

Brand, L.A., Smith, L., Takekawa, J.Y., Athearn, N.D., Taylor, K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G., and Spenst, R., 2012, Sedimentation of breached salt ponds in the Napa-Sonoma Marshes, northern San Francisco Bay. Ecological Engineering, v. 42, p. 19-29. PDF File

Brennan, M.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Burau, J.R., and Monismith, S.G., 2002, Tidal asymmetry and variability of bed shear stress and sediment bed flux at a site in San Francisco Bay, USA. In: Winterwerp, J.C. and Kranenburg, C., Eds., Fine Sediment Dynamics in the Marine Environment: Elsevier Science B.V., p. 93-108. PDF File

Brown, L.R., Bennett, W.A., Wagner, R.W., Morgan-King, T., Knowles, N., Feyrer, F., Schoellhamer, D.H., Stacey, M.T., Dettinger, M., 2013, Implications for Future Survival of Delta Smelt from Four Climate Change Scenarios for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California: Estuaries and Coasts, v. 36, p. 754-774. PDF File

Brown LR, Komoroske LM, Wagner RW, Morgan-King T, May JT, Connon RE, et al., 2016, Coupled Downscaled Climate Models and Ecophysiological Metrics Forecast Habitat Compression for an Endangered Estuarine Fish: PLoS ONE, v. 11, no. 1: e0146724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146724 Link to Report

Cloern, J.E., Jassby, A.D., Carstensen, J., Bennett, W.A., Kimmerer, W., Mac Nally, R., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Winder, M., 2012, Perils of correlating CUSUM-transformed variables to infer ecological relationships (Breton et al. 2006, Glibert 2010): Limnology & Oceanography, v. 57, no. 2, p. 665-668. PDF File

Cloern, J.E., Knowles, N., Brown, L.R., Cayen, D., Dettinger, M.D., Morgan, T.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Stacey, M., van der Wegen, M., Wagner, W.R., and Jassby, A.D., 2011, Projected Evolution of California's San Francisco Bay-Delta-River System in a Century of Climate Change: PLoS ONE, v. 6, no. 9. Link to Report

David, N., McKee, L.J., Black, F.J., Flegal, A.R., conaway, C.H., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Ganju, N.K., 2009, Mercury Concentrations and Load in a Large River System Tributary to San Francisco Bay, California, USA: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 28, no. 10, p. 2091-2100.

Downing, B.D., Boss, E., Bergamaschi, B.A., Fleck, J.A., Lionberger, M.A., Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Fujii, R., 2009, Quantifying fluxes and characterizing compositional changes of dissolved organic matter in aquatic systems in situ using combined acoustic and optical measurements. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, v. 7, p. 119-131. PDF File

Downing-Kunz, M.A. and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2015, Suspended-sediment trapping in the tidal reach of an estuarine tributary channel: Estuaries and Coasts, v. 38, no. 6, p. 2198-2212. Link to Report

Downing-Kunz, M.A. and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2013, Seasonal variations in suspended-sediment dynamics in the tidal reach of an estuarine tributary. Marine Geology, v. 345, p. 314-326.

Erikson, L.H., Wright, S.A., Elias, E., Hanes, D.M., and Schoellhamer, D.H, 2013, The use of modeling and suspended sediment concentration measurements for quantifying net suspended sediment transport through a large tidally dominated inlet. Marine Geology, v. 345, p. 96-112. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Knowles, N., and Schoellhamer, D.H., in 2008, Temporal downscaling of decadal sediment load estimates to a daily interval for use in hindcast simulations. Journal of Hydrology, v. 349, p. 512-523. PDF File

Ganju, N.K. and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2008, Lateral variability of the estuarine turbidity maximum in a tidal strait. In: Kusuda, T., Yamanishi, H., Spearman, J., and Gailani, J.Z., Eds., Sediment and Ecohydraulics: Elsevier Science, B.V., p 339-356. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2006, Annual sediment flux estimates in a tidal strait using surrogate measurements. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 69, p. 165-178. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2009, Calibration of an estuarine sediment transport model to sediment fluxes as an intermediate step for simulation of geomorphic evolution. Continental Shelf Research, v. 29, no. 1, p. 148-158. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2010, Decadal-timescale estuarine geomorphic change under future scenarios of climate and sediment supply: Estuaries and Coasts, v. 33, no. 1, p. 15-29. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Bergamaschi, B.A, 2005, Suspended sediment fluxes in a tidal wetland: measurement, controlling factors, and error analysis. Estuaries 28(6), 812-822. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Jaffe, B.E., 2009, Hindcasting of decadal-timescale estuarine bathymetric change with a tidal-timescale model: Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface v. 114, doi:101029/2008JF001191. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Jaffe, B.E., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2011, Discontinuous hindcast simulations of estuarine bathymetric change: a case study from Suisun Bay, California: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 93, no. 2, p. 142-150. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Murrell, M.C., Gartner, J.W., and Wright, S.A., 2006, Constancy of the relation between floc size and density in San Francisco Bay. In: Maa, J.P., Sanford L.H., and Schoellhamer, D.H., Eds., Estuarine and Coastal Fine Sediment Dynamics - INTERCOH 2003, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, p. 75-91. PDF File

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Warner, J.C., Barad, M.F., and Schladow, S.G., 2004, Tidal oscillation of sediment between a river and a bay: a conceptual model. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 60(1), 81-90. PDF File

Gartner, J.W. and Ganju, N.K., 2007, Discharge measurements by acoustic Doppler current meter without global positioning during the 2004 Glen Canyon Dam Controlled Flood Release on the Colorado River. Limnology and Oceanography Methods: Methods, 5, 156-162. PDF File

Hestir, E.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Morgan, T.L., and Ustin, S.L., 2013, A step decrease in sediment concentration in a highly modified tidal river delta following the1983 El Niño floods. Marine Geology, v. 345, p. 304-313.

Hestir, E.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Greenberg, J., Morgan-King, T.L., and Ustin, S.L., 2016, The Effect of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Expansion on a Declining Turbidity Trend in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta: Estuaries and Coasts. Link to Report

Manning, A.J., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2013, Factors controlling floc settling velocity along a longitudinal estuarine transect. Marine Geology, v. 345, p. 266-280.

May, C.L., Koseff, J.R., Lucas, L.V., Cloern, J.E., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2003, Effects of spatial and temporal variability of turbidity on phytoplankton blooms. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 254, p. 111-128. PDF File

Marineau, M.D, and Wright, S.A., 2014, Effects of Human Alterations on the Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, California: in Sediment Dynamics from the Summit to the Sea, IAHS Publication 367, p. 399-406.

McAnally, W.H., Teeter, A., Schoellhamer, D., Friedrichs, C., Hamilton, D., Hayter, E., Shrestha, P., Rodriguez, H., Sheremet, A., and Kirby, R., 2007, Management of Fluid Mud in Estuaries, Bays, and Lakes. II: Measurement, Modeling, and Management: Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, v. 133, no. 1, p. 23-38.

McKee, L., Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2006, Estimates of suspended sediment entering San Francisco Bay from the Sacramento and San Joaquin Delta, San Francisco Bay, California. Journal of Hydrology, 323, p. 335-352. PDF File

McKee, L.J., Lewicki, M., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Ganju, N.K., 2013, Comparison of sediment supply to San Francisco Bay from coastal and Sierra Nevada watersheds. Marine Geology, v. 345, p. 47-62.

Moftakhari, H.R., Jay, D.A., Talke, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2015, Estimation of historic flows and sediment loads to San Francisco Bay, 1849-2011: Journal of Hydrology, v. 529, no. 3, p. 1247-1261.

Morgan-King, T.L., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2013, Suspended-sediment Flux and Retention in a Backwater Tidal Slough Complex Near the Landward Boundary of an Estuary: Estuaries and Coasts, v. 36, no. 2, p. 300-318. PDF File

Ruhl, C.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2004, Spatial and temporal variability of suspended-sediment concentrations in a shallow estuarine environment. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, 2(2), Article 1. PDF File

Ruhl, C.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Stumpf, R.P., and Lindsay, C.L., 2001, Combined use of remote sensing and continuous monitoring to analyse the variability of suspended-sediment concentrations in San Francisco Bay, California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 53, p. 801-812. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., 1996, Factors affecting suspended-solids concentrations in South San Francisco Bay, California. Journal of Geophysical Research, 101 (C5), p. 12087-12095. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2001, Influence of salinity, bottom topography, and tides on locations of estuarine turbidity maxima in northern San Francisco Bay. In: McAnally, W.H. and Mehta, A.J., Eds., Coastal and Estuarine Fine Sediment Transport Processes, Elsevier Science B.V., p. 343-357. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2001, Singular spectrum analysis for time series with missing data. Geophysical Research Letters, 28, p. 3187-3190. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2002, Comparison of basin-wide effect of dredging and natural estuarine processes on suspended-sediment concentration. Estuaries, 25, p. 488-495. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2002, Variability of suspended-sediment concentration at tidal to annual time scales in San Francisco Bay, USA. Continental Shelf Research, 22, p. 1857-1866. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2011, Sudden clearing of estuarine waters upon crossing the threshold from transport- to supply-regulation of sediment transport as an erodible sediment pool is depleted: San Francisco Bay, 1999: Estuaries and Coasts, 34(5), p. 885-899. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., Mumley, T., and Leatherbarrow, J.E., 2007, Suspended sediment and sediment-associated contaminants in San Francisco Bay. Environmental Research, 105, p. 119-131. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., and Wright, S.A., 2003, Continuous monitoring of suspended sediment discharge in rivers by use of optical backscatterance sensors. In: Bogen, J., Fergus, T., and Walling, D.E., Eds., Erosion and Sediment Transport Measurement: Technological and Methodological Advances, International Association for Hydrological Science Publication 283, p. 28-36. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., Wright, S.A., and Drexler, J.Z., 2012, Conceptual Model of Sedimentation in the Sacramento – San Joaquin River Delta: San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, v. 10, no. 3, Link to Report

Schoellhamer, D.H., Ganju, N.K., Mineart, P.R., and Lionberger, M.A., 2008, Sensitivity and spin up times of cohesive sediment transport models used to simulate bathymetric change. In: Kusuda, T., Yamanishi, H., Spearman, J., and Gailani, J.Z., Eds., Sediment and Ecohydraulics: Elsevier Science, B.V., p. 463-476.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Ganju, N.K., and Shellenbarger, G.G., 2008, Sediment Transport in San Pablo Bay, in Cacchione, D.A., and Mull, P.A., eds., Technical Studies for the Aquatic Transfer Facility: Hamilton Wetlands Restoration Project: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project Aquatic Transfer Facility Draft Supplemental EIS/EIR, Appendix A, Chapter 2, p. 36-107. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., Wright, S.A., and Drexler, J.Z., 2013, Adjustment of the San Francisco estuary and watershed to reducing sediment supply in the 20th century. Marine Geology, v. 345, p. 63-71.

Shellenbarger, G.G., Athearn, N., Takekawa, J., and Boehm, A.B., 2008, Fecal indicator bacteria and Salmonella in ponds managed as bird habitat, San Francisco Bay, California, USA. Water Research, v. 42, no. 12, p. 2921-2930. PDF File

Shellenbarger, G.G., Downing-Kunz, M.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2015, Suspended-sediment dynamics in the tidal reach of a San Francisco Bay tributary: Ocean Dynamics, v. 65, no. 11, p. 1477-1488.

Shellenbarger, G.G., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2011, Continuous salinity and temperature data from San Francisco Bay, California, 1982-2002: trends and the freshwater-inflow relationship. Journal of Coastal Research, 27(6), p. 1191-1201. PDF File

Shellenbarger, G.G., Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2013, A sediment budget for the southern reach in San Francisco Bay, CA: implications for habitat restoration. Marine Geology, v. 345, p. 281-293. PDF File

Swanson, K.M., Drexler, J.Z., Fuller, C., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2015, Modeling tidal freshwater marsh sustainability in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta under a broad suite of potential future scenarios: San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, v. 13, no. 1. Link to Report.

Takekawa , J.Y., Ackerman, J.T., Brand, L.A., Graham, T.R., EaglesSmith, C.A., Herzog, M.P., Topping, B.R., Shellenbarger, G.G., Kuwabara, J.S., Mruz, E., Piotter, S.L., Athearn, N.D., 2015, Unintended Consequences of Management Actions in Salt Pond Restoration: Cascading Effects in Trophic Interactions: PLoS ONE, v. 10, no. 6

Takekawa, J.Y., Miles, A.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Athearn, N.D., Saiki, M.K., Duffy, W.D., Kleinschmidt, S., Shellenbarger, G.G., and Jannusch, C.A., 2006, Trophic structure and avian communities across a salinity gradient in evaporation ponds of the San Francisco Bay estuary. Hydrobiologia, 567, p. 307-327. PDF File

Takekawa, J.Y., Miles, A.K., Tsao-Melcer, D.T., Schoellhamer, D.H., Fregien, S., and Athearn, N.D., 2009, Dietary flexibility in three representative waterbirds across salinity and depth gradients in salt ponds of San Francisco Bay. Hydrobiologia, 626:1, p. 155-168.

Warner, J., Schoellhamer, D., Burau, J., and Schladow, G., 2002, Effects of tidal current phase at the junction of two straits. Continental Shelf Research, 22, p. 1629-1642. PDF File

Warner, J.C., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Schladow, G.S., 2003, Tidal truncation and barotropic convergence in a channel network tidally driven from opposing entrances. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 56, p. 629-639. PDF File

Warner, J.C., Schoellhamer, D.H., Burau, J.R., and Schladow, S.G., 2006, Convergence generated by a salinity minimum in a tidal channel. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, 4(2), Article 2. PDF File

Warner, J.C., Schoellhamer, D.H., Ruhl, C.A., and Burau, J.R., 2004, Floodtide pulses after low tides in shallow subembayments adjacent to deep channels. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 60, p. 213-228. PDF File

Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2004, Trends in the sediment yield of the Sacramento River, California, 1957 - 2001. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science. 2(2), Article 2. PDF File

Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2005, Estimating sediment budgets at the interface between rivers and estuaries with application to the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Water Resources Research, 41, W09428, doi:10.1029/2004WR003753. PDF File


USGS reports

Buchanan, P.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 1995, Summary of suspended-solids concentration data, Central and South San Francisco Bays, California, Water Years 1992 and 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-543, 15 p.

Buchanan, P.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Sheipline, R.C., 1996, Summary of suspended-solids concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 1994: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-776, 48 p.

Buchanan, P.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 1996, Summary of suspended-solids concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 1995: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-591, 40 p.

Buchanan, P.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 1998, Summary of suspended-solids concentration data in San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 1996: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 98-175, 59 p.

Buchanan, P.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 1999, Summary of suspended-solids concentration data in San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 1997: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-189, 52 p.

Buchanan, P.A., and Ruhl, C.A., 2000, Summary of suspended-solids concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 00-88, 41 p.

Buchanan, P.A., and Ruhl, C.A., 2001, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 01-100, 56 p. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Ganju, N.K., 2002, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 02-146. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Ganju, N.K., 2003, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-312. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Ganju, N.K., 2004. Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2004-1219. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Ganju, N.K., 2005, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data in San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 113. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Lionberger, M.A., 2006, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data in San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 226. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Lionberger, M.A., 2007, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data in San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 282, 46 p. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Lionberger, M.A., 2009, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data in San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 362, 35 p. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Morgan, T.L., 2010. Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 476, 30 p. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Morgan, T.L., 2011. Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 634. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Morgan, T.L., 2012, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data in San Francisco Bay, California, water year 2009: USGS Data Series Report 744, 26 p. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., and Morgan, T.L., 2014, Summary of suspended-sediment concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, Water Year 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 808. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., Downing-Kunz, M.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G.G., and Weidich, K.W., 2014, Continuous Water-Quality and Suspended-Sediment Transport Monitoring in the San Francisco Bay, California, Water Years 2011-13: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2014-3090, 4 p. Link to Report

Cuetara, J.I., Burau, J.R., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2001, Hydrodynamic and Suspended-Solids Concentration Measurements in Suisun Bay, California, 1995; U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 01-4086. Link to Report

Downing-Kunz, M.A., Work, P.A., and Shellenbarger, G.G., 2015, Record high specific conductance and temperature in San Francisco Bay during water year 2014: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1213, 4 p. Link to Report

Ganju, N.K., Lucas, L.V., Cloern, J.E., Knowles, N., Dettinger, M., Cayan, D., and Schoellhamer, D., 2009, CASCaDE: Computational Assessments of Scenarios of Change for the San Francisco Bay-Delta Ecosystem, in Brady, S.R., ed., Proceedings of the Second All-USGS Modeling Conference, February 11-14, 2008--Pairing the Big Picture: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5013, p. 20. Link to Report

Lionberger, M.A., Schoellhmaer, D.H., 2009, A tidally averaged sediment-transport model for San Francisco Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5014, 24 p. Link to Report

Lionberger, M.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Buchanan, P.A., and Meyer, S., 2004, Box model of a salt pond as applied to the Napa-Sonoma salt ponds, San Francisco Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4199. Link to Report

Lionberger, M.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G.G., Orlando, J.L., and Ganju, N.K., 2008, Box Model of a Series of Salt Ponds, as Applied to the Alviso Salt Pond Complex, South San Francisco Bay, California: U.S Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5173, 28 p. Link to Report

Schoellhamer, D.H., and Burau, J.R., 1998, Summary of findings about circulation and the estuarine turbidity maximum in Suisun Bay, California, U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-047-98, 6 p. Link to Report

Shellenbarger, G.G., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Lionberger, M.A., 2007, PONDCALC - A tool to estimate discharge from the Alviso Salt Ponds, South San Francisco Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-2005. Link to Report

Shellenbarger, G.G., Schoellhamer, D.H., Morgan, T.L., Takekawa, J.Y., Athearn, N.D., and Henderson, K., 2008, Dissolved oxygen in Guadalupe Slough and Pond A3W, South San Francisco Bay, California, August and September 2007: USGS Open-file Report 2008-1097, 27 p. Link to Report

Swanson, K.M., Shellenbarger, G.G., Henderson, K.D., DiLeo, J.S., Schoellhamer, D.H., Takekawa, J.Y., Athearn, N.D., Jaffe, B.E., Miles, A.K., Saiki, M.K., and Lionberger, M.A., 2004, Science support for salt pond restoration and management in South San Francisco Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2004-3135, 4 p. Link to Report


IEP reports

Bergfeld, L.G., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2003, Comparison of salinity and temperature at continuous monitoring stations and nearby monthly measurement sites in San Francisco Bay: IEP Newsletter, v. 16, no. 3, p. 5-11. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., 2002, Water level, specific conductance, and water temperature data, San Francisco Bay, California, for Water Year 2000: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 15, no. 1, p. 22-26. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., 2003, Specific conductance, water-temperature, and water-level data, San Francisco Bay, California, for water years 2001-2002: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 16, no. 4, p. 25-30. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., 2004, Specific conductance and water temperature data for San Francisco Bay, California, for Water Year 2003: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 17, no. 3, p. 11-14. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., 2005, Specific conductance and water temperature data for San Francisco Bay, California, for Water Year 2004: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 18, no. 3, p. 2-6. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., 2007, Specific conductance and water temperature data, San Francisco Bay, California, for Water Year 2005: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 20, no. 2, p. 60-63. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A., 2009, Specific conductance and water temperature data for San Francisco Bay, California, for Water Years 2006 and 2007: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 22, no. 3, p. 34-39. Link to Report

Buchanan, P.A.,2013, Specific conductance and water temperature data, San Francisco Bay, California, for Water Years 2008-2010: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 26, no. 3, p. 27-31 Link to Report

Buchanan, P., Downing-Kunz, M., Schoellhamer, D., Shellenbarger, G., and Weidich, K., 2014, Continuous water quality and suspended-sediment transport monitoring in the San Francisco Bay, California, water years 2011-2013: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 27, no. 4, p. 22-25. Link to Report

Jennings, B., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Kuivila, K.M., 1997, Optimum sampling strategy for sediment-associated pesticides in Suisun Bay: Interagency Ecological Program newsletter, v. 10, no. 4, p. 16-20. Link to Report

Moon, G.E., Kuivila, K., Ruhl, C., and Schoellhamer, D., 2000, Exposure of Delta Smelt to dissolved pesticides in 1998 and 1999: Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter, v. 13, no. 4, p. 27-33. Link to Report

Oltmann, R.N., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Dinehart, R.L., 1999, Sediment inflow to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the San Francisco Bay: Interagency Ecological Program newsletter, v. 12, no. 1, p. 30-33. Link to Report

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2001, Influence of salinity, bottom topography, and tides on locations of estuarine turbidity maxima in northern San Francisco Bay: IEP Newsletter, v. 14, no. 4, p. 54-62. Link to Report


Technical reports

McKee, L., Ganju, N., Schoellhamer, D., Davis, J., Yee, D., Leatherbarrow, J., and Hoenicke, R., 2002, Estimates of suspended sediment flux entering San Francisco Bay from the Sacramento and San Joaquin Delta: Report prepared for the Sources Pathways and Loading Workgroup of Regional Monitoring Program for Trace Substances in the San Francisco Estuary, San Francisco Estuary Institute, Oakland, California, 28 p. Link to Report

Ruhl, C.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 1999, Time series of suspended-solids concentration in Honker Bay during water year 1997: 1997 Annual Report of the Regional Monitoring Program for Trace Substances, p. 82-92. Link to Report

Ruhl, C.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2001, Time series of SSC, salinity, temperature, and total mercury concentration in San Francisco Bay during water year 1998: Regional Monitoring Program for Trace Substances contribution number 44, San Francisco Estuary Institute, Richmond, California. Link to Report

Schoellhamer, D.H., 1994, Central San Francisco Bay suspended-sediment transport processes study and comparison of continuous and discrete measurements of suspended-solids concentrations: San Francisco Estuary Regional Monitoring Program for Trace Substances, 1993 Annual Report, p. 129-134.

Schoellhamer, D.H., 1996, Central San Francisco Bay suspended-sediment transport processes and comparison of continuous and discrete measurements of suspended-solids concentrations: San Francisco Estuary Regional Monitoring Program for Trace Substances, 1994 Annual Report, p. 198-206.

Schoellhamer, D.H., 1997, Time series of SSC, salinity, temperature, and total mercury concentration in San Francisco Bay during water year 1996: 1996 Annual Report of the Regional Monitoring Program for Trace Substances, p. 65-77.

Schoellhamer, D.H., 1997, Time Series of Trace Element Concentrations Calculated from Time Series of Suspended-Solids Concentrations and RMP Water Samples: 1995 Annual Report of the Regional Monitoring Program for Trace Substances, p. 53-55.

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2009, Suspended sediment in the Bay: Past a tipping point: The Pulse of the Estuary: Monitoring and managing water quality in the San Francisco Estuary, San Francisco Estuary Institute, Oakland, Calif., p. 56-65. Link to Report

Schoellhamer, D.H., Ganju, N.K., and Shellenbarger, G.G., 2008, Sediment Transport in San Pablo Bay, in Cacchione, D.A., and Mull, P.A., eds., Technical Studies for the Aquatic Transfer Facility: Hamilton Wetlands Restoration Project: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project Aquatic Transfer Facility Draft Supplemental EIS/EIR, Appendix A, Chapter 2, p. 36-107. Link to Report

Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G.G., Downing-Kunz, M.A., and Manning, A.J., 2016, Review of suspended sediment in lower South Bay relevant to light attenuation and phytoplankton blooms, in Crauder,J., Downing-Kunz, M.A., Hobbs, J.A., Manning, A.J., Novick, E., Parchaso, F., Wu, J., Schoellhamer, D.H., Senn, D.B., Shellenbarger, G.G., Thompson, J. and Yee, D., Lower South Bay Nutrient Synthesis. San Francisco Estuary Institute & Aquatic Science Center, Richmond. CA. Contribution # 732, Chapter 3, p. 23-56. PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G.G., Ganju, N.K., Davis, J.A., and McKee, L.J., 2003, Sediment dynamics drive contaminant dynamics: The Pulse of the Estuary: Monitoring and Managing Contamination in the San Francisco Estuary, San Francisco Estuary Institute, Oakland, California, p. 21-26. Link to Report

Schoellhamer, D.H., Lionberger, M.A., Jaffe, B.E., Ganju, N.K., Wright, S.A., and Shellenbarger, G.G., 2005, Bay Sediment Budgets: Sediment Accounting 101: The Pulse of the Estuary: Monitoring and Managing Water Quality in the San Francisco Estuary, San Francisco Estuary Institute, Oakland, California, p. 58-63. Link to Report

Shellenbarger, G.G., Werme, C.E., Wright, S.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Buchanan, P.A., 2014, Sediment Flux to and from Lower South San Francisco Bay: Regional Monitoring Program/U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet. PDF File

Senn D., Downing-Kunz, M.A. and Novick, E., 2016, Dissolved oxygen, in Crauder,J., Downing-Kunz, M.A., Hobbs, J.A., Manning, A.J., Novick, E., Parchaso, F., Wu, J., Schoellhamer, D.H., Senn, D.B., Shellenbarger, G.G., Thompson, J. and Yee, D., Lower South Bay Nutrient Synthesis. San Francisco Estuary Institute & Aquatic Science Center, Richmond. CA. Contribution # 732, Chapter 6, p. 94-116. PDF File

Shellenbarger, G.G., Werme, C.E., Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., and Buchanan, P.A., 2014, Sediment Flux To and From Lower South San Francisco Bay: RMP Fact Sheet. Link to Report

Takekawa, J., Woo, I., Athearn, N., Demers, S., Gardiner, R., Perry, W., Ganju, N., Shellenbarger, G., and Schoellhamer, D., 2010, Measuring sediment accretion in early tidal marsh restoration: Wetlands Ecology and Management, DOI: 10.1007/s11273-009-9170-6

Warner, J.C., Schladow, S.G., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 1999, Summary and analysis, hydrodynamic and water-quality data for the Napa/Sonoma Marsh complex, Final Report: University of California, Davis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.


Conference papers

Gartner, J. W. and Ganju, N. K., 2002, A preliminary evaluation of near-transducer velocities collected with low-blank acoustic Doppler current profiler: Proceedings, ASCE 2002 Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods Conference, Estes Park, Colorado, July 28 - August 1, 2002. PDF File

Lionberger, M.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Oram, J., and May, C., 2006, A tidally averaged sediment-transport model of San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the 8th Federal Interagency Sediment Conference, April 2-6, 2006, Reno, Nevada. PDF File

Morgan-King, T., and Wright, S., 2015, Sediment budgets, transport, and depositional trends in a large tidal delta: Proceedings of the 10th Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, Reno, NV, April 19-22, 2015. Link to Report

Schoellhamer, D.H., Buchanan, P.A., and Ganju, N.K., 2002, Ten years of continuous suspended-sediment concentration monitoring in San Francisco Bay and Delta: Proceedings of the Turbidity and Other Sediment Surrogates Workshop, Reno, Nevada, April 30 - May 2, 2002. PDF File

Shinn, J. Athearn, N., Takekawa, J., Schoellhamer, D., Shellenbarger, G., Poursohi, A., and Meike, R., 2009, Real-time wireless sensor arrays in wetland restoration monitoring: Proceedings of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference, Portland, Oregon, November 1-5, 2009.

Takekawa, J.Y., Athearn, N.D., Schoellhamer, D., Shellenbarger, G., Jaffe, B., and Kayen, R., 2009, The Importance of Estuarine Shoals for Wildlife in San Francisco Bay: Seaonal Changes and Effects of Large-scale Restoration: Proceedings of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference, Portland, Oregon, November 1-5, 2009.

Tobin, A., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Burau, J.R., 1995, Suspended-solids flux in Suisun Bay, California. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Water Resources Engineering, San Antonio, Texas, August 14-18, 1995, v. 2, p. 1511-1515.

Whealdon-Haught, D., Manning, A.J., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2012, In situ determination of flocculated suspended material settling velocities and characteristics using a floc camera: Proceedings of the Hydraulic Measurement and Experimental Methods Conference, Snowbird, Utah, August 12-15, 2012. PDF File

Woo, I., Takekawa, J.Y., Athearn, N., Jaffe, B., Kayen, R., Shellenbarger, G., and Schoellhamer, D., 2009, Assessing temporal and spatial changes in bethic invertebrates in the San Francisco Bay: Proceedings of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federal Conference, Portland, Oregon, November 1-5, 2009.

Wright, S.A., 2012, Near-bed turbulence and sediment flux measurements in tidal channels: Proceedings of the Hydraulic Measurement and Experimental Methods Conference, Snowbird, Utah, August 12-15, 2012. PDF File

Wright, S.A., Morgan, T.L., 2015, Suspended sediment transport through a large fluvial-tidal channel network: Proceedings of the 10th Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, Reno, NV, April 19-22, 2015. Link to Report


Conference abstracts

Achete, F., van der Wagen, M., Jaffe, B., Roelvink, D., and T. Morgan, 2014. 2D Process-Based Model for Assessment of Suspended-Sediment Budget. Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Athearn, N.D., K. Goodenough, J.Y. Takekawa, A.K. Miles, M.K. Saiki, S. Spring, F. Mejia, G.G. Shellenbarger, and D.H. Schoellhamer. 2005. Napa-Sonoma marshes pond 3, hydrologic and biotic changes in a salt pond following breaching: Proceedings of the 7th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 4-6, 2005, p. 59. Link to Abstract

Athearn, N.D., J.Y. Takekawa, A.K. Miles, D.H. Schoellhamer, and G.G. Shellenbarger. 2004. Rapid response of avian communities to hydrologic changes in the Napa-Sonoma salt ponds. Proceedings of the 2004 CALFED Bay-Delta Program Science Conference, Sacramento, CA, October 2004.

Barad, M.F., Schladow, S.G., Warner, J.C., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2001, CISNet San Pablo Bay Network of Environmental Stress Indicators: The CISNet Hydrodynamic Database: Proceedings of the 5th biennial State of the Estuary Conference, San Francisco, Calif., October 9-11, 2001, p. 112.

Bergamaschi, B.A., Downing, B.D., Wheeler, G.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Ganju, N., Fram, M.S., Erickson, D.E., Kendall, C., Bemis, B.E., Stepanauskas, R., Hollibaugh, J.T., and Fujii, R., 2003, Quantifying the contributions of tidal wetlands to dissolved organic material in the San Francisco Estuary, California, USA: Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference of the Estuarine Research Federation, Seattle, Washington, September 14-18, 2003, p. 13.

Brennan, M.L., Monismith, S.G., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Burau, J.R., 2000, Tidal asymmetry of erodibility at a site in San Francisco Bay, USA: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Delft, The Netherlands, September 4-8, 2000, p. 6-7.

Burau, J.R., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 1996, Residual Transport in Suisun Cutoff, San Francisco Bay, California, During Summer 1995: Part 1, Salt Transport: abstract for the 1996 Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 1996.

Dinehart, R.L., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 1999, Sedimentation in the Delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers: Proceedings of the 4th biennial State of the Estuary Conference, San Francisco, Calif., March 17-19, 1999, p. 75.

Downing, B., Wheeler, G., Emerson, S., Ganju, N., and Bergamaschi, B., 2003, Continuous, real-time optical measurement of DOC fluxes in a tidal wetland: Proceedings of the 6th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 21-23, 2003, p. 73.

Downing-Kunz, M.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G.G., Morgan-King, T.L., and Wright, S.A., 2011, Suspended sediment dynamics in the tidal reach of Corte Madera Creek: Proceedings of the State of the Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, September 20-21, 2011.

Downing-Kunz, M.A., Shellenbarger, G.G., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Schraga, T.S., 2014, Continuous monitoring of dissolved oxygen in San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Downing-Kunz, M.A., Morgan-King, T.L., Shellenbarger, G.G., Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2012, Suspended-sediment dynamics in the tidal reach of Corte Madera Creek: Proceedings of the AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 20-24, 2012.

Downing-Kunz, M.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2012, Trapping and attenuation of suspended-sediment transport in the tidal reach of Corte Madera Creek, a tributary of San Francisco Bay: Bay/Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 16-18, 2012.

Downing-Kunz, M.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2014, Characteristics of sediment delivery through the tidal reach of an estuarine tributary of the San Francisco Bay: Proceedings of the ASLO/AGU Ocean Science Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 23-28, 2014. Link to Abstract

Downing-Kunz, M.A., G.G. Shellenbarger, D.H. Schoellhamer, and T.S. Schraga, 2013, Continuous monitoring of dissolved oxygen in San Francisco Bay, California: State of the Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 29-30, 2013.

Downing-Kunz, M.A., G.G. Shellenbarger, D.H. Schoellhamer, and T.S. Schraga, 2013, Continuous monitoring of dissolved oxygen in San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the 22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, San Diego, CA, November 3-7, 2013.

Downing-Kunz, M.A., G.G. Shellenbarger, D.H. Schoellhamer, and T.S. Schraga, 2014, Continuous monitoring of dissolved oxygen in San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Downing-Kunz, M.A., Work, P.A., and Shellenbarger, G.G., 2015, Effects of California's Drought on San Francisco Bay Specific Conductance and Temperature: State of the Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, September 17-18, 2015. PDF File

Erikson, L.H., Wright, S.A., Elias, E., Hanes, D.M., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2012, The Use of Measured Suspended Sediment Concentrations at Alcatraz to Infer Net Suspended Sediment Transport at the Golden Gate: Proceedings of the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3-7, 2012. Link to Abstract

Fleck, J.A., Bergamaschi, B.A., Downing, B.D., Lionberger, M.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Boss, E., and Stephenson, M., 2006, A tool for assessing mercury loadings from restored tidal systems: Proceedings of the South Bay Science Symposium, June 6, 2006, San Jose, California, p. 9. Link to Abstract

Fujii. R., Bergamaschi, B.A., Ganju, N.K., Fleck, J.A., Burow-Fogg, K.R., Schoellhamer, D., Deverel, S.J., 2003, Preliminary Assessment of DOC and THM Precursor Loads from a Freshwater Restored Wetland, an Agricultural Field, and a Tidal Wetland in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta: Proceedings of the 2003 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, January 14-16, 2003, p. 206. Link to Abstract

Ganju, N.K. and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2003, Tidal and vertical variability of floc characteristics: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes: Gloucester Point, Virginia, October 1-4, 2003, p. 6.

Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., van der Wegen, M., and Jaffe, B.E., 2008, CASCaDE hindcast of bathymetric change in Suisun Bay, 1867-1990: model uncertainty and parameter selection: Proceedings of the 2008 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 22-24, 2008.

Ganju, N.K., Bergamaschi, B., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2003, Tidal wetland fluxes of dissolved organic carbon and sediment at Browns Island, California: Initial evaluation: Proceedings of the 2003 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, January 14-16, 2003, p. 208. Link to Abstract

Hestir, E.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Greenberg, J., Morgan-King, T.L., and Ustin, S.L., 2010, Turbidity declines and submerged aquatic vegetation expansion in the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta: Proceedings of the 2010 Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, September 27-29, 2010.

Hestir, E.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Khanna, S., Morgan, T., Santos, M., Andrew, M., Greenberg, J., and Ustin, S.L., 2007, Trends in submerged aquatic vegetation and turbidity in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Proceedings of the 8th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 16-18, 2007, p. 150.

Hestir, E.L., Schoellhamer, D., Morgan, T., and Ustin, S.L., 2008, Trends in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation and Turbidity in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Proceedings of the 2008 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 22-24, 2008.

Hestir, E.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Santos, M.J., Morgan, T., and Ustin, S.L., 2008, Understanding potential feedbacks in aquatic systems: submerged aquatic plants and turbidity in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta: Eos Trans. AGU, v. 89, no. 53, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H33B-0999.

Hestir, E.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Morgan-King, T., and Ustin, S., 2010, An Observed Step Change in River Delta Turbidity Following 1982-1983 El Nino Floods: Proceedings of the American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 13-17, 2010. Link to Abstract

Hestir, E.L., Schoellhamer, D.H., Morgan-King, T.L., and Ustin, S.L., 2010, An Observed Step Change in Delta Turbidity Following 1982-1983 El Nino Floods: Proceedings of the 2010 Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, September 27-29, 2010.

Lacy, J.R., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Burau, J.R., 1996, Suspended-solids flux at a shallow-water site in South San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the North American Water and Environment Congress, Anaheim, California, June 24-28, 1996.

Lionberger, M.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2003, A tidally averaged sediment transport model of San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the 6th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 21-23, 2003, p. 118.

Lionberger, M.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2006, A box model of a series of salt ponds in the Alviso Salt Pond Complex, South San Francisco Bay: Proceedings of the South Bay Science Symposium, June 6, 2006, San Jose, California, p. 15. Link to Abstract

Lionberger, M.A., Ganju, N.K., Schoellhamer, D.H., Downing, B.D., Bergamaschi, B.A., and Wheeler, G.A., 2004, Wetland fluxes of dissolved organic carbon and sediment at Browns Island, California: Proceedings of the 2004 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 4-6, 2004, p. 329.

Manning, A.J., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2014, Floc Depositional Characteristics within the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, northern California, USA: Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Manning, A.J., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2013, Spatial distributions of floc properties within the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, northern California, USA: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Gainesville, Florida, October 21-24, 2013.

Manning, A.J., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2014, Floc Depositional Characteristics within the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, northern California, USA: Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Manning, A.J., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2015, Floc Depositional Characteristics within the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, northern California, USA: Proceedings of the European Geophysical Union Conference, Vienna, Austria, April 12-17, 2015. PDF File

Manning, A.J., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2015, Quantifying and Comparing Settling Velocity within the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary, northern California, USA: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Leuven, Belgium, September 9-13, 2015.

Manning, A.J., Schoellhamer, D.H., Mehta, A.J., Nover, D., and Schladow, S.G., 2010, Video measurements of flocculated sediment in lakes and estuaries in the USA: Proceedings of the Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 27-July 1, 2010. Link to Abstract

Manning, A.J., Schoellhamer, D.H., Mehta, A.J., Schladow, G., Monismith, S., Huang, I., Kuwabara, J.S., Carter, J.L., Sheremet, A., Parsons, D.R., Whitehouse, R.J.S., Todd, D., Benson, T., and Spearman, J., 2015, On the depositional characteristics of natural cohesive & mixed sediments: "Floccin' across the USA!": Proceedings of the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18, 2015. Link to Abstract

Manning, A.J., Schoellhamer, D.H., Mehta, A.J., Schladow, G., Monismith, S., Huang, I., Kuwabara, J.S., Carter, J.L., Sheremet, A., Parsons, D.R., Whitehouse, R.J.S., Todd, D., Benson, T., and Spearman, J., 2016, Quantifying flocculation settling dynamics of natural fine-grained suspended sediments: "Floccin' across the USA!":AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 21-26, 2016.

Marineau, M.D, and Wright, S.A., 2014, Effects of Human Alterations to the Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Marineau, M.D., Wright, S.A., Whealdon-Haught, D.R., 2012, Hydraulic Geometry and Bed Material Characteristics of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, California: Bay/Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 16-18, 2012. PDF Link

Marvin-DiPasquale, M., Schoellhamer, D., Downing-Kunz, M., and Shellenbarger, G., 2013, Mercury In Motion: Quantifying Mercury Flux in Alviso Slough: State of the Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 29-30, 2013.

May, C., Lionberger, M., Williams, P., Schoellhamer, D., Misra, G., Orr, M., and Ritchie, S., 2005, Landscape-scale geomorphic effects of wetland restoration associated with the South Bay salt pond restoration project: Proceedings of the 7th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 4-6, 2005, p. 139. Link to Abstract

McKee, L.J., Lewicki, M., Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2012, Comparison of sediment supply to San Francisco Bay from coastal and Sierra Nevada watersheds: Bay/Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 16-18, 2012. Link to Abstract

Miles, A.K., J.Y. Takekawa, D.H. Schoellhamer, N.D. Athearn, M.K. Saiki, W.D. Duffy, S. Kleinschmidt, G.G. Shellenbarger, C.A. Jannusch, and S.E. Spring. 2005. Ecological structure of salt ponds, San Francisco Bay, California; balancing tidal wetland restoration with existing beneficial habitat. In Proceedings of the 2005 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 20-25.

Morgan, T.L., Buchanan, P.A., Shellenbarger, G.G., Ganju, N.K., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2007, Collection and analysis of acoustic doppler current profiler wave data and concurrent suspended-sediment measurements, using a multiparameter sonde in San Pablo Bay, California: Proceedings of the 8th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 16-18, 2007, p. 198.

Morgan-King, T.L., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2010, Sedimentation processes and turbidities favoring endangered fish, Northern Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta: Proceedings of the 2010 Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, September 27-29, 2010.

Morgan, T.L., Work, P.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2014, Influence of wind, wind-waves, and tidal forcing on sediment resuspension, Liberty Island, Ca. Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Morgan, T.L. and Wright, S.A., 2014, Water temperatures in the North Delta: what does the future hold for Delta smelt? Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Morgan, T.L., Wright, S.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Vinton, J., 2011, Sediment transport processes in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Proceedings of the State of the Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, September 20-21, 2011.

Morgan-King, T.L, Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2012, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta sediment budgets including regional transport and deposition characteristics for water year 2011: Bay/Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 16-18, 2012.

Morgan, T.L. and Wright, S.A., 2014, Water temperatures in the North Delta: what does the future hold for Delta smelt? Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Novick, E., Downing-Kunz, M.A., Bresnahan, P., and Senn, D.B., 2015, Characterization of and potential mechanisms for low dissolved oxygen in the sloughs of San Francisco Bay: State of the Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, September 17-18, 2015. PDF File

Orr, M., May, C., Williams, P., Lionberger, M., Schoellhamer, D., Rottenborn, S., Duke, R., Stralberg, D., Herzog, M., and Ritchie, S., 2005, Tools for assessing landscape-scale habitat changes in wetland restoration planning: Proceedings of the 7th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 4-6, 2005, p. 31. Link to Abstract

Ramil, H.R., Buchanan, P.A., Sullivan, B.J., and Brewster, G.D., 2004, Calibration of specific conductance, water-temperature, and turbidity instruments: Proceedings of the 2004 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 4-6, 2004, p. 357.

Ruhl, C.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2000, Spatial and seasonal variability of suspended-sediment concentrations in Honker Bay, a shallow subembayment of San Francisco Bay: Proceedings of the CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 3-5, 2000, p. 218.

Ruhl, C.A., Schoellhamer, D.H., Stumpf, R.P., and Lindsay, C.L., 1999, Remote sensing: Visual cues to suspended-solids transport in San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the 4th biennial State of the Estuary Conference, San Francisco, Calif., March 17-19, 1999, p. 74.

Schoellhamer, D.H., 1994, Suspended-solids concentrations in central San Francisco Bay during 1993 winter runoff: Eos, v. 75, no. 3, p. 122. (1994 AGU Ocean Sciences meeting, San Diego, California)

Schoellhamer, D.H., 1996, Suspended-solids concentrations in San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the Third Biennial State of the Estuary Conference, San Francisco, California, October 10-12, 1996, p. 54.

Schoellhamer, D.H., 1998, The weak influence of flocculation at low salinities on the distribution of suspended-solids concentration in the San Francisco Bay estuary, California, USA: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport, Seoul, Korea, May 25-29, 1998, p. 1.

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2001, Continuous monitoring of suspended sediment in rivers by use of optical sensors: Proceedings of the Seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, Reno Nevada, March 25-29, 2001, p. III- 160 - III-167. Link to Abstract

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2003, Use of optical properties to monitor turbidity and suspended-sediment concentration, in Gray, J.R. and Glysson, G.D., ed., Proceedings of the Federal Interagency Workshop on Turbidity and Other Sediment Surrogates, April 30 - May 2, 2002, Reno, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1250, 56 p. Link to Abstract

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2013, Erosion characteristics determined from microcosm experiments, San Francisco Estuary, California, USA: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Gainesville, Florida, October 21-24, 2013.

Schoellhamer, D.H., 2014, The effect, or lack thereof, of sediment supply and deposition on subsequent fall turbidity in Suisun Bay: Proceedings of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, Calif., October 28-30, 2014.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Bergamaschi, B.A., Monismith, S.M., and Wright, S.A., 2015, Recent advances in understanding flow dynamics and transport of water-quality constituents in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta: State of the Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, September 17-18, 2015. PDf File

Schoellhamer, D.H., and Buchanan, P.A., 1998, Measuring suspended-solids concentration with optical backscatterance sensors: Proceedings of the Federal Interagency Workshop on Sediment Transport Technology for the 21st Century, St. Petersburg, Florida, February 17-19, 1998.

Schoellhamer, D.H., and Burau, J.R., 1996, Residual Transport in Suisun Cutoff, San Francisco Bay, California, During Summer 1995: Part 2, Sediment Transport: abstract for the 1996 Fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 1996.

Schoellhamer, D.H., and Dinehart, R.L., 2000, Suspended-sediment supply to the Delta from the Sacramento River: Proceedings of the CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 3-5, 2000, p. 124.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Downing-Kunz, M.A., Morgan-King, T.L., Shellenbarger, G.G., and Wright, S.A., 2012, Adapting continuous suspended sediment and water quality monitoring for new findings in San Francisco Bay: Proceedings of the National Water Quality Monitoring Conference, Portland, Oregon, April 30 – May 4, 2012. Link to Abstract

Schoellhamer, D.H., and Manning, A.J., 2015, Erosion characteristics and horizontal variability for small erosion depths in the Sacramento – San Joaquin River Delta, California, USA. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Leuven, Belgium, September 9-13, 2015.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Manning, A.J., and Work, P.A., 2015, Erosion characteristics and horizontal variability for small erosion depths in the Sacramento – San Joaquin River Delta, California, USA: Proceedings of the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18, 2015. Link to Abstract

Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G.G., and Downing-Kunz, M.A., 2015, Increased suspended-sediment concentration in South San Francisco Bay and a hypothetical role of drought: Proceedings of the 2015 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference, Portland, Oregon, November 8-12, 2015. (IP-065168) Link to Abstract

Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G.G., and Downing-Kunz, M.A., 2015, South Bay Suspended Sediment Concentrations and Supply: Abstract for the Proceedings of the 2015 South San Francisco Bay Science Symposium, Mountain View, California, October 22, 2015. (IP-070099) PDF File

Schoellhamer, D.H., and Warner, J.C., 2001, A turbidity maximum and flood/ebb asymmetry of suspended sediment: Proceedings of the 5th biennial State of the Estuary Conference, San Francisco, Calif., October 9-11, 2001, p. 33.

Schoellhamer, D.H., and Wright, S.A., 2002, Continuous monitoring of suspended sediment in rivers by use of optical backscatterance sensors: Proceedings of the IAHS workshop on Erosion and sediment transport measurement: Technological and Methodological advances, Oslo, Norway, June 19-21, 2002.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Buchanan, P.A., and Ganju, N.K., 2002, Ten years of continuous suspended-sediment concentration monitoring in San Francisco Bay and Delta: Proceedings of the Turbidity and Other Sediment Surrogates Workshop, Reno, Nevada, April 30 - May 2, 2002. Link to Abstract

Schoellhamer, D.H., Burau, J.R., Brennan, M.L., and Monismith, S.G., 2000, Transfer of cohesive sediment between the bed and water column at a site in San Francisco Bay, USA: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Delft, The Netherlands, September 4-8, 2000, p. 8-9.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Cacchione, D.A., Rubin, D.M., Cheng, R.T., Dingler, J.R., Jaffe, B.E., and Stumpf, R.P., 1997, Sediment-Transport Research in San Francisco Bay: Proceedings of USGS Sediment Workshop, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, February 4-7, 1997.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Ganju, N.K., Gartner, J.W., Murrell, M.C., and Wright, S.A., 2003, Seasonal and longitudinal homogeneity of suspended sediment in San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference of the Estuarine Research Federation, Seattle,Washington,September14-18,2003,p.119.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Morgan-King, T.L., Downing-Kunz, M.A., Wright, S.A., and Shellenbarger, G.G., 2012, Preliminary analysis of suspended-sediment concentration and turbidity in the fall low salinity zone of the San Francisco Estuary: Bay/Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 16-18, 2012.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Oltmann, R.N., Jaffe, B.E., and Smith, R.E., 1996, Sediment supply and wetlands in San Francisco Bay: Proceedings of the Third Biennial State of the Estuary Conference, San Francisco, California, October 10-12, 1996. p. 23.

Schoellhamer, D.H., Orlando, J.L., Wright, S.A., and Freeman, L.A., 2006, Sediment supply and demand: Proceedings of the South Bay Science Symposium, June 6, 2006, San Jose, California, p. 3. Link to Abstract

Schoellhamer, D.H., Orlando, J.L., Wright, S.A., and Freeman, L.A., 2008, Sediment supply and demand: South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project 2006 Science Symposium Presentation Synopses, p. 20-22. Link to Abstract

Schoellhamer, D.H., Shellenbarger, G.G., and Wright, S.A., 2013. Does Central Valley runoff control sediment supply to South San Francisco Bay?: Proceedings of the South Bay Science Symposium, Menlo Park, California, July 16, 2013. Link to Abstract

Shellenbarger, G.G., and Boehm, A.B., 2005, Potential degradaton of water quality by bird feces in and around managed wetlands: Proceedings of the 7th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 4-6, 2005, p. 174. Link to Abstract

Shellenbarger, G.G., and A.B. Boehm, 2007, Impact of bird use on the water quality in managed wetlands. Second National Conference on USGS Health-Related Research, Reston Virginia, February 27 to March 1, 2007.

Shellenbarger, G.G., and Boehm, A.B., Impact of bird use on the water quality in managed wetlands: 2007 Society of Wetland Scientists International Conference, Sacramento, California, June 10-15, 2007. Link to Abstract

Shellenbarger, G.G., and Boehm, A.B., 2006, Degradation of water quality by bird feces in and around managed wetlands: Proceedings of the South Bay Science Symposium, June 6, 2006, San Jose, California, p. 19. Link to Abstract

Shellenbarger, G.G., and Boehm, A.B., 2008, Degradation of water quality by bird feces in and around managed wetlands: South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project 2006 Science Symposium Presentation Synopsis, p. 23-23.

Shellenbarger, G., Downing-Kunz, M.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2014, Suspended-sediment dynamics in the tidal reach of a San Francisco Bay tributary: Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas, Porto de Galinhas, Brazil, October 19-23, 2014.

Shellenbarger, G.G., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Lionberger, M.A., 2004, A South San Francisco Bay Sediment Budget: Wetland Restoration and Potential Effects on Phytoplankton Blooms: Proceedings of the 2004 Ocean Research Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii,February 15-20, 2004.

Shellenbarger, G.G., Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2010, Sediment flux in the southern reach of San Francisco Bay and implications for habitat restoration: Eos Trans. AGU, v. 91, no. 26, ocean Sci. Meet. Suppl., Abstract G023A-05 (IP-016849).

Shellenbarger, G.G., Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2010, Sediment flux in the southern reach of San Francisco Bay: implications for habitat restoration: Proceedings of the 2010 Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, September 27-29, 2010.

Shellenbarger, G.G., Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2011, Sediment flux in the southern reach of San Francisco Bay: implications for habitat restoration: Proceedings of the South Bay Science Symposium, Menlo Park, Calif., February 3, 2011. Link to Abstract

Shellenbarger, G.G., Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2012, Sediment budget for the far southern reach of San Francisco Bay: importance of hydrodynamics to the sediment availability for habitat restoration: Proceedings of the AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 20-24, 2012.

Shellenbarger, G.G., Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2012, Sediment budget for the far southern reach of San Francisco Bay: Importance of hydrodynamics to the supply of sediment available for habitat restoration: Bay/Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 16-18, 2012.

Swanson, K., Drexler, J.Z., Schoellhamer, D.H., Buffington, K., and Takekawa, J., 2012, Spatial variability of suspended sediment concentration within a tidal marsh in San Francisco Estuary: Proceedings of the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3-7, 2012.

Swanson, K.M., Drexler, J.Z., Schoellhamer, D.H., Thorne, K.M., Spragens, K.A., and Takekawa, J.Y., 2011, Integrating biological and physical processes to predict the impact of sea-level rise on tidal marsh habitat: Proceedings of the South Bay Science Symposium, Menlo Park, Calif., February 3, 2011. Link to Abstract

Swanson, K.M., Drexler, J.Z., Schoellhamer, D.H., Thorne, K., and Takekawa, J., 2010, Integrating biological and physical models to predict the impact of sea level rise on tidal marsh habitat: Proceedings of the 2010 Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, September 27-29, 2010.

Swanson, K.M., Drexler, J.Z., Schoellhamer, D.H., Thorne, K.M., Spragens, K.A., and Takekawa, J.Y., 2010, Sensitivity analysis of the Wetland Accretion Rate Model for Ecosystem Resilience (WARMER): Proceedings of the American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., December 13-17, 2010. Link to Abstract

Swanson, K.M., Drexler, J.Z., Schoellhamer, D.H., Veloz, S., Lowe, J., and Takekawa, J.Y., 2012, The data and monitoring needs of marsh sustainability models currently being used in the SF Estuary: Bay/Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 16-18, 2012.

Swanson, K., Shellenbarger, G.G., Schoellhamer, D.H., Ganju, N. K., Athearn, N., and Buchanan, P., 2003, Desalinization, erosion, and tidal changes following the breaching of Napa salt pond 3: Proceedings of the 6th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 21-23, 2003, p. 156.

Takekawa, J., Demers, S., Woo, I., Athearn, N., Ganju, N., Shellenbarger, G., Schoellhamer, D., and Perry, W.M., 2003, A bathymetry system for measuring sediment accumulation in tidal marsh restoration projects: Proceedings of the 6th biennial State-of-the-Estuary Conference, Oakland, California, October 21-23, 2003, p. 157.

Takekawa, J.Y., Martinelli, G.M., Miles, A.K., Fregien, S., Schoellhamer, D.H., Duffy, W.G., and Saiki, M.K., 2000, Salt ponds and avian communities: Will benefits of tidal wetland restoration exceed costs to waterbirds?: Proceedings of the CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 3-5, 2000, p. 135.

Warner, J.C., Schoellhamer, D.H., and Burau, J.R., 1997, A sediment transport pathway in the back of a nearly semienclosed subembayment of San Francisco Bay, California: Proceedings of the XXVII International Association of Hydraulic Research Congress, August 10-15, 1997, San Francisco, California, v. 2, p. 1096-1101.

Warner, J.C., Schoellhamer, D.H., Burau, J.R., and Schladow, S.G., 2000, Effects of Tidal Current Phase at the Junction of Two Straits: Proceedings of the Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California, December 15-19, 2000.

Warner, J.C., Schoellhamer, D.H., Schladow, S.G., and Burau, J.R., 1999, Napa/Sonoma Marsh Hydrodynamic and Water-Quality Study: Proceedings of the 4th biennial State of the Estuary Conference, San Francisco, Calif., March 17-19, 1999, p. 74.

Wegen, M.V., Roelvink, D., Jaffe, B., Ganju, N., and Schoellhamer, D., 2008, CASCaDE Research on Hindcasting Bathymetric Change in San Pablo Bay, 1856-1983: A Step towards Assessing Likely Geomorphic Change in Response to Climate Change: Proceedings of the 2008 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 22-24, 2008.

Woo, I., K.L. Turner, D. Gaube, N.D. Athearn, G.G. Shellenbarger, N.K. Ganju, J.Y. Takekawa, and D.H. Schoellhamer. 2005. Physical changes in a salt pond and tidal slough after breaching: the Napa-Sonoma Wildlife Area, Pond 3. Wetlands and Wildlife: Making the Connection. Society of Wetland Scientists and The Wildlife Society, Western Section, April 2005.

Wright, S.A., 2003, Comparison of direct and indirect measurements of cohesive sediment concentration and size, in Gray, J.R., ed., Proceedings of the Federal Interagency Sediment Monitoring Instrument and Analysis Research Workshop, September 9-11, 2003, Flagstaff, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1276. Link to Abstract

Wright, S.A., Erikson, L.H., Hanes, D.M., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2008, A combined observation-modeling approach for estimating water and suspended-sediment flux through a large tidal inlet: the Golden Gate, San Francisco, USA: Eos Trans. AGU, v. 89, no. 53, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract OS34A-08. Link to Abstract

Wright, S.A. and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2003, Trends in the sediment yield of the Sacramento River, 1957-2001: Proceedings of the 2003 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, January 14-16, 2003, p. 177.

Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2004, Suspended sediment transport where rivers become estuaries: Sacramento - San Joaquin River Delta, water years 1999-2002: Proceedings of the 2004 CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 4-6, 2004, p. 237.

Wright, S.A., and Schoellhamer, D.H., 2004, Suspended sediment transport where rivers become estuaries: Sacramento - San Joaquin River Delta, water years 1999-2002: Eos Transactions AGU, v. 85, no. 47, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H53C-1262. Link to Abstract

Wright, S.A., and Whealdon-Haught, D., 2012, Particle size distributions of suspended sediment in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta: Bay/Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, California, October 16-18, 2012.

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