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Peer Reviewed Papers

  • Bierman, J., V. J., et al. (1994). “A preliminary mass balance model of primary productivity and dissolved oxygen in the Mississippi River Plume/Inner Gulf shelf region.” Estuaries 17: 886-899.
  • Childs, C. R., N. N. Rabalais, R. E. Turner and L. M. Proctor (2002). Sediment denitrification in the Gulf of Mexico zone of hypoxia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 240: 285-290. & 2003. Erratum 247: 310.
  • Diaz, R. J. and R. Rosenberg (1995). “Marine benthic hypoxia: A review of its ecological effects and the behavioural responses of benthic macrofauna.” Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review 33: 245-303.
  • Downing, J. A. c., N. N. Rabalais, et al. (1999). Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia: Land-Sea Interactions, Council for Agricultural Science and Technology: 40.
  • Eadie, B. J., B. A. McKee, et al. (1994). “Records of nutrient-enhanced coastal productivity in sediments from the Louisiana continental shelf.” Estuaries 17: 754-765.
  • Harper, D. E., R. R. Salzer, et al. (1981). “The occurrence of hypoxic bottom water off the upper Texas coast and its effect on the benthic biota.” Contributions in Marine Science 24: 53-79.
  • Howarth, R. W., G. Billen, et al. (1996). “Regional nitrogen budgets and riverine N & P fluxes for the drainages to the North Atlantic Ocean: Natural and human influences.” Biogeochemistry 35: 75-79.
  • Justic, D., N. N. Rabalais and R. E. Turner (2002). Modeling the impacts of decadal changes in riverine nutrient fluxes on coastal eutrophication near the Mississippi River Delta. Ecological Modeling 152: 33-46
  • Justic, D., N. N. Rabalais, et al. (1993). “Seasonal coupling between riverborne nutrients, net productivity and hypoxia.” Marine Pollution Bulletin 26: 184-189.
  • Justic, D., N. N. Rabalais, et al. (1995). “Stoichiometric nutrient balance and origin of coastal eutrophication.” Marine Pollution Bulletin 30: 41-46.
  • Justic, D., N. N. Rabalais, et al. (1995). “Changes in nutrient structure of river-dominated coastal waters: Stoichiometric nutrient balance and its consequences.” Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 40: 339-356.
  • Justic, D., N. N. Rabalais, et al. (1996). “Effects of climate change on hypoxia in coastal waters: A doubled CO2 scenario for the northern Gulf of Mexico.” Limnology and Oceanography 41: 992-1003.
  • Justic, D., N. N. Rabalais, et al. (1997). “Impacts of climate change on net productivity of coastal waters: Implications for carbon budget and hypoxia.” Climate Research 8: 225-237.
  • Justic, D., N.N. Rabalais, R.E. Turner and Q. Dortch (1995). Changes in nutrient structure of river-dominated coastal waters: Stoichiometric nutrient balance and its consequences. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 40:339-356.
  • Leming, T. D. and W. E. Stuntz (1984). “Zones of coastal hypoxia revealed by satellite scanning have implications for strategic fishing.” Nature 310: 136-138.
  • Lohrenz, S. E., G. L. Fahnenstiel, et al. (1997). “Variations in primary production of northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf waters linked to nutrient inputs from the Mississippi River.” Marine Ecology. Progress Series 155: 435-454.
  • Nance, J. M., E. X. Martinez, et al. (1994). “Feasibility of improving the economic return from the Gulf of Mexico brown shrimp fishery.” North American Journal of Fisheries Management 14: 522-536.
  • Nelsen, T. A., P. Blackwelder, et al. (1994). “Time-based correlation of biogenic, lithogenic and authigenic sediment components with anthropogenic inputs in the Gulf of Mexico NECOP study area.” Estuaries 17: 873-885.
  • Pavela, J. S., J. L. Ross, et al. (1983). “Sharp reductions in abundance of fishes and benthic macroinvertebrates in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas associated with hypoxia.” Northeast Gulf Science 6: 167-173.
  • Qureshi, N. A. (1995). The role of fecal pellets in the flux of carbon to the sea floor on a river-influenced continental shelf subject to hypoxia. Dissertation. Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University, 255pp.
  • Rabalais, N. N. (2002) Nitrogen in aquatic ecosystems. Ambio 31(2): 102-112.
  • Rabalais, N. N. and S. W. Nixon (2002) Preface: Nutrient Over-enrichment of the Coastal Zone. Estuaries 25(4b): 497.
  • Rabalais, N. N., N. Atilla, C. Normandeau and R. E. Turner (2004) Ecosystem history of Mississippi River-influenced continental shelf revealed through preserved phytoplankton pigments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 49: 537-547.
  • Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner and D. Scavia (2002) Beyond science into policy: Gulf of Mexico hypoxia and the Mississippi River. BioScience 52: 129-142.
  • Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner, D. Justic, Q. Dortch, W. J. Wiseman, Jr. and B. K. Sen Gupta (1996) Nutrient changes in the Mississippi River and system responses on the adjacent continental shelf. Estuaries 19(2B): 386-407.
  • Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner, et al. (1996). “Nutrient changes in the Mississippi River and system responses on the adjacent continental shelf.” Estuaries 19: 386-407.
  • Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner, et al. (1998). “Consequences of the 1993 Mississippi River flood in the Gulf of Mexico.” Regulated Rivers: Research & Management 14: 161-177.
  • Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner, Q. Dortch, D. Justic, V. J. Bierman, Jr. and W. J. Wiseman, Jr. (2002) Review. Nutrient-enhanced productivity in the northern Gulf of Mexico: past, present and future. Hydrobiologia 475/476: 39-63.
  • Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner, W. J. Wiseman, Jr. and Q. Dortch (1998) Consequences of the 1993 Mississippi River Flood in the Gulf of Mexico. Regulated Rivers: Research & Management 14:161-177.
  • Renaud, M. (1986). “Hypoxia in Louisiana coastal waters during 1983: implications for fisheries.” Fishery Bulletin 84: 19-26.
  • Scavia, D., N. N. Rabalais, R. E. Turner, D. Justic, and W. J. Wiseman, Jr. (2003). Predicting the response of Gulf of Mexico hypoxia to variations in Mississippi River nitrogen load. Limnology & Oceanography 48: 951-956.
  • Sen Gupta, B. K., R. E. Turner, et al. (1996). “Seasonal oxygen depletion in continental-shelf waters of Louisiana: Historical record of benthic foraminifers.” Geology 24: 227-230.
  • Turner, R. E. and N. N. Rabalais (1991). “Changes in Mississippi River water quality this century. Implications for coastal food webs.” BioScience 41: 140-148.
  • Turner, R. E. and N. N. Rabalais (1994). “Coastal eutrophication near the Mississippi river delta.” Nature 368: 619-621.
  • Turner, R. E. and N. N. Rabalais (2004). Suspended sediment, C, N, P, and Si yields from the Mississippi River Basin. Hydrobiologia 511: 79-89
  • Turner, R. E. and N. N. Rabalais (2003). Linking landscape and water quality in the Mississippi River basin for 200 years. BioScience 53: 563-572.
  • Turner, R. E., and R. L. Allen (1982). “Bottom water oxygen concentration in the Mississippi River Delta Bight.” Contributions in Marine Science 25: 161-172.
  • Turner, R. E., N. Qureshi, et al. (1998). Fluctuating silicate: nitrate ratios and coastal plankton food webs, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA.95: 13048-13051.
  • Turner, R. E., N. Qureshi, N. N. Rabalais, Q. Dortch, D. Justic, R. F. Shaw and J. Cope (1998). Fluctuating silicate:nitrate ratios and coastal plankton food webs. Proceedings National Academy of Science, USA 95:13048-13051.
  • Turner, R.E. and N.N. Rabalais ( 1991). Changes in Mississippi River water quality this century and implications for coastal food webs. BioScience 41(3):140-147.
  • Wiseman, J., W. J., N. N. Rabalais, et al. (1997). “Seasonal and interannual variability within the Louisiana Coastal Current: Stratification and hypoxia.” Journal of Marine Systems 12: 237-248.
  • Zimmerman, R. J., J. M. Nance, et al. (1997). Trends in shrimp catch in the hypoxic area of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Mississippi, EPA Gulf of Mexico Program Office Stennis Space Center: 64-75.

Books

  • Crossland, C. J., H. H. Kremer, M. D. A. Le Tissier, H. J. Lindeboom, J. I. Marshall-Crossland and N. N. Rabalais (eds.). 2005. Coastal Fluxes in the Anthropocene, Springer-Verlag.
  • Holiday, M. C. and B. K. O’Bannon (1997). Fisheries of the United States, 1996. Washington, D.C., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service.
  • Rabalais, N. N. and R. E. Turner (eds.). 2001. Coastal Hypoxia: Consequences for Living Resources and Ecosystems. Coastal and Estuarine Studies 58, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.

Book Chapters

  • Harper, Jr., D. E., L. D. McKinney, et al. (1991). Recovery responses of two benthic assemblages following an acute hypoxic event on the Texas continental shelf, northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Pages 49-64 in R.V. Tyson and T. H. Pearson (eds.), Modern and Ancient Continental Shelf Anoxia. Geological Society Special Publication No. 58, The Geological Society, London, 470 pp.
  • Rabalais, N. N. and R. E. Turner (2005) Oxygen depletion in the Gulf of Mexico adjacent to the Mississippi River. In B. B. Jørgensen, J. W. Murray, and L. N. Neretin, eds., Past and Present Marine Water Column Anoxia. NATO Science Series: IV-Earth and Environmental Sciences.
  • Rabalais, N. N. (2004) Eutrophication. Chapter 21, pp. 819-865 in A. R. Robinson, J. McCarthy and B. J. Rothschild (eds.), The Global Coastal Ocean: Multiscale Interdisciplinary Processes, The Sea, Vol. 13, Harvard University Press.
  • Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner, et al. (1991). A brief summary of hypoxia on the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf: 1985–1988. Pages 35-47 in Modern and Ancient Continental Shelf Anoxia. R. V. Tyson and T. H. Pearson. London, Geological Society Special Publication. 58: 470.
  • Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner, et al. (1999). Characterization of Hypoxia: Topic 1 Report for the Integrated Assessment of Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision Analysis Series No. 15. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program, Silver Spring, MD, 167 pp.

Reports

  • Goolsby, D. A., W. A. Battaglin, G. B. Lawrence, R. S. Artz, B. T. Aulenbach and R.P. Hooper (1999). Flux and Sources of Nutrients in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin: Topic 3 Report for the Integrated Assessment of Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision Analysis Series No. 17. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program, Silver Spring, MD, 130 pp.
  • Limno-Tech, I. (1995). Estimated Responses of Water Quality on the Louisiana Inner Shelf to Nutrient Load Reductions in the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers. Mississippi, Report to the Gulf of Mexico Program, John C. Stennis Space Center: 46.
  • Rabalais, N. N. (1998a). Oxygen Depletion in Coastal Waters. NOAA’s State of the Coast Report. Silver Spring, Maryland, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Rabalais, N. N. (1998). Hypoxia. New Orleans, La, U.S. Dept. of Interior, Minerals Management Service,: 325-354 of 513pp. An Observational Study of the Mississippi-Atchafalaya Coastal Plume.
  • Rabalais, N. N., L. E. Smith, et al. (1995). The effects of bottom water hypoxia on benthic communities of the southeastern Louisiana continental shelf. New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region: 105.
  • Ragan, J. G., A. H. Harris, et al. (1978). Temperature, salinity and oxygen measurements of surface and bottom waters on the continental shelf off Louisiana during portions of 1975 and 1976. Thibodaux, Louisiana, Nicholls State Univ: 1-29.