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Allen RM, Variano EA, Lacy JR (2019): Measuring Settling Velocity in a Strongly Tidal Estuary. Coastal Sediments 2019: 2423-2434.

Baptist MJ, Gerkema T, van Prooijen BC, van Maren DS, van Regteren M, Schulz K, Colosimo I, Vroom J, van Kessel T, Grasmeijer B, Willemsen P, Elschot K, de Groot AV, Cleveringa J, van Eekelen EMM, Schuurman F, de Langea HJ, van Puijenbroek MEB (2019): Beneficial use of dredged sediment to enhance salt marsh development by applying a ‘Mud Motor’. Ecological Engineering 127: 312-323.

Beecroft R, Grinham A, Albert S, Perez L, Cossu R (2019): Suspended Sediment Transport in Context of Dredge Placement Operations in Moreton Bay, Australia. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering 145(2).

Brand E, Montreuil A-L, Chen M (2019): The Effect of Turbulence and Particle Size on Suspended Sediment Concentration Measurements in the Intertidal Zone. Proceedings ofthe 9th International Conference Coastal Sediments 2019: 2435-2442.

Brandvik PJ, Daling PS, Dunnebier D, Makatounis PE, Leirvik F, Krause DF (2019): A Proposed New Laboratory Protocol for Dispersant Effectiveness Testing Adapted for Subsea Dispersant Injection. Journal of Environmental Protection 10: 694-709

Bundgaard K, Lumborg U, Nyborg L, Jakobsen BH (2019): Challenges of optical backscatter monitoring in mixed sediment environments. Terra et Aqua 154: 22-28.
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Chapalain M, Verney R, Fettweis M, Jacquet M, Le Berre D, Le Hir P (2019): Investigating suspended particulate matter in coastal waters using the fractal theory. Ocean Dynamics 69:59-81.

Dos Santos BB, De Miranda RB, Estigoni MV, Villela JM, Mauad FF (2019): Evaluation of the laser diffraction method for the measurement of suspended sediment concentration in Mogi-Guaçu reservoir (São Paulo, Brazil). International Journal of River Basin Management 17(1): 89-99

Figuero SM, Lee G-h, Shin H-J (2019): The effect of periodic stratification on floc size distribution and its tidal and vertical variability: Geum Estuary, South Korea. Marine Geology 412: 187-198.

Gillard B, Purkiani K, Chatzievangelou D, Vink A, Iversen MH, Thomsen L (2019): Physical and hydrodynamic properties of deep sea mining-generated, abyssal sediment plumes in the Clarion Clipperton Fracture Zone (eastern-central Pacific). Elementa Science of the Anthropocene 7:5.

Hu L, Zhang X, Xiong Y, He M-X (2019): Calibration of the LISST-VSF to derive the volume scattering functions in clear waters. Optics Express 27(16): A1188.

Jantzi AW, Cockrell MG, Rumbaugh LK, Jemison WD (2019): Mixed numerical and analytical method for investigating orbital angular momentum beam scattering in turbid water. Optical Engineering 58(4): 043104

Karageorgis AP, Drakopoulos PG, Chaikalis S, Lagaria A, Spyridakis N, Psarra S (2019:): The LEVECO project bio-optics experiment in the northwestern Levantine Sea: preliminary results. Proc. SPIE 11174, Seventh International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2019), 111740W

Kellner E, Hubbart JA (2019): Flow class analyses of suspended sediment concentration and particle size in a mixed-land-use watershed. Science of The Total Environment 648: 973-983

King TL (2019): Physical Properties Dynamics of Oil Sands Products and their Influence on Spill Response. Ph.D. Thesis, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS. 247 pp.
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Koestner D, Stramski D, Reynolds RA (2019): Assessing the effects of particle size and composition on light scattering through measurements of size-fractionated seawater samples. Limnology and Oceanography.

Law B (2019): Quantifying Transport of Aquaculture Particulate Wastes. Ph.D Thesis, Dalhousie University, 180pp.
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Lichtman ID, Williams ME, Thorne PD, Amoudry LO, The Bluecoast Team (2019): Sediment Flux Variability on Tidal Flats: Results from Morecambe Bay, UK. Proceedings ofthe 9th International Conference Coastal Sediments 2019: 1041-1048.

Many G, Durrieu de Madron X, Verney R, Bourrin F, Renosh PR, Jourdin F, Gangloff A (2019): Geometry, fractal dimension and settling velocity of flocs during flooding conditions in the Rhône ROFI. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 219: 1-13.

Pearson SG, van Prooijen BC, de Wit FP, Meijer-Holzhauer H, de Loof AP, Wang ZB (2019): Observations of Suspended Particle Size Distribution on an Energetic Ebb-Tidal Delta. Proceedings ofthe 9th International Conference Coastal Sediments 2019: 1991-2003.

Pomeroy A, Storlazzi C, Rosenberger K, Hatcher G, Warrick J (2019): Integrating Structure from Motion, Numerical Modelling and Field Measurements to Understand Carbonate Sediment Transport in Coral Reef Canopies. Proceedings ofthe 9th International Conference Coastal Sediments 2019: 959-969.

Rai AK, Kumar A (2019): Determination of the particle load based on detailed suspended sediment measurements at a hydropower plant. International Journal of Sediment Research 34(5): 409-421.

Sahoo R, Sahu SK, Shanmugam P (2019): Estimation of the channel characteristics of a vertically downward optical wireless communication link in realistic oceanic waters. Optics & Laser Technology 116: 144-154

Sahoo R, Shanmugam P, Sahu SK (2019): Impact of Air–Sea Interface Effects and Bubble and Particulate Scattering on Underwater Light Field Distribution: An Implication to Underwater Wireless Optical Communication System. In: Janyani V, Singh G, Tiwari M, d’Alessandro A (eds) Optical and Wireless Technologies. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 546. Springer, Singapore.

Serra T, Müller MF, Barcelona A, Salvadó V, Pous N, Colomer J (2019): Optimal light conditions for Daphnia filtration. Science of The Total Environment 686: 151-157.

Sun D, Su X, Wang S, Qiu Z, Ling Z, Mao Z, He Y (2019): Variability of particulate backscattering ratio and its relations to particle intrinsic features in the Bohai Sea, Yellow Sea, and East China Sea. Optics Express 27(3): 3074-3090.

Szymczak E, Burska D (2019): Distribution of Suspended Sediment in the Gulf of Gdansk off the Vistula River mouth (Baltic Sea, Poland). IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 221: 012053

Tang Q, Wang S, Qiu Z, Sun D, Bilal M (2019): Variability of the Suspended Particle Cross-Sectional
Area in the Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea. Remote Sensing 11, 1187.

Wang C, Cai Q, Feng B, Feng S, Tian C, Jiang X, Wu X, Xiao B (2019): Improving the performance of shipboard rotary drum filters in the removal of cyanobacterial blooms by cationic polyacrylamide flocculation. Separation and Purification Technology 215: 660-669.

Zhang K, Wang Z, Li W, Yan J (2019): Properties of coarse particles in suspended particulate matter of the North Yellow Sea during summer. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 37(1): 79-92.

Zhao L, Gao L (2019): Dynamics of dissolved and particulate organic matter in the Changjiang (Yangtze River) Estuary and the adjacent East China Sea shelf. Journal of Marine Systems 198: 103188.


Agagliate J, Röttgers R, Twardowski MS, McKee D (2018): Evaluation of a flow cytometry method to determine size and real refractive index distributions in natural marine particle populations. Applied Optics 57(7): 1705-1716.

Anderson EE, Wilson C, Knap AH, Villareal TA (2018): Summer diatom blooms in the eastern North Pacific gyre investigated with a long-endurance autonomous surface vehicle. PeerJ 6:e5387

Azrulhisham EA, Azri MA (2018): Application of LISST instrument for suspended sediment and erosive wear prediction in run-of-river hydropower plants. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT).

Azrulhisham EA, Jamaluddin ZZ, Azri MA, Mohd Yusoff SB (2018): Potential Evaluation of Vertical Axis Hydrokinetic Turbine Implementation in Equatorial River. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 1072: 012002

Barcelona A, Serra T, Colomer J (2018): Fragmented Canopies Control the Regimes of Gravity Current Development. JGR Oceans 123(3): 1631-1646.

Boss E, Haëntjens N, Westberry TK, Karp-Boss L, Slade WH (2018): Validation of the particle size distribution obtained with the laser in-situ scattering and transmission (LISST) meter in flow-through mode. Optics Express 26(9): 11125-11136.

Boss E, Sherwood CR, Hill P, Milligan T (2018): Advantages and Limitations to the Use of Optical Measurements to Study Sediment Properties. Appl. Sci. 8(12), 2692.

Choi SM, Seo JY, Ha HK, Lee G-h (2018): Estimating effective density of cohesive sediment using shape factors from holographic images. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 215: 144-151.

Felix D, Albayrak I, Boes RM (2018): In-situ investigation on real-time suspended sediment measurement techniques: Turbidimetry, acoustic attenuation, laser diffraction (LISST) and vibrating tube densimetry. International Journal of Sediment Research 33(1): 3-17.

Font-Muñoz JS, Jordi A, Anglès S, Ferriol P, Garcés E, Basterretxea G (2018): Assessing phytoplankton community composition using combined pigment and particle size distribution analysis. MEPS 594:51-63.

Guerrero M, Di Federico V (2018): Suspended sediment assessment by combining sound attenuation and backscatter measurements – analytical method and experimental validation. Advances in Water Resources 113: 167-179.

Haun S, Lizano L (2018): Sensitivity analysis of sediment flux derived by laser diffraction and acoustic backscatter within a reservoir. International Journal of Sediment Research 33(1): 18-26.

Hozumi A, Hong P-Y, Kaartvedt S, Røstad A, Jones BH (2018): Water quality, seasonality, and trajectory of an aquaculture-wastewater plume in the Red Sea. Aquacult Environ Interact 10: 61-77.

King T, Robinson B, Ryan S, Lee K, Boufadel M, Clyburne J (2018): Estimating the Usefulness of Chemical Dispersant to Treat Surface Spills of Oil Sands Products. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 6(4): 128.

Kumar SS, Murali RM (2018): In-Situ Observations of Mudbanks of Southwest Coast of India and Mapping of its Extent in 2016. Journal of Coastal Research: Special Issue 85 – Proceedings of the 15th International Coastal Symposium: pp. 211 – 215.

Le H-A, Gratiot N, Santini W, Ribolzi O, Soares-Frazao S, Deleersnijder E (2018): Sediment properties in the fluvial and estuarine environments of the Mekong River. River Flow 2018 – Ninth International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics. E3S Web of Conferences 40, 05063, 8pp.

Leroux R, Gregori G, Leblanc K, Carlotti F, Thyssen M, Dugenne M, Pujo-Pay M, Conan P, Jouandet M-P, Bhairy N, Berline L (2018): Combining laser diffraction, flow cytometry and optical microscopy to characterize a nanophytoplankton bloom in the Northwestern Mediterranean. Progress in Oceanography 163: 248-259.

Miles TN, Kohut J, Slade W, Gong D (2018): Suspended particle characteristics from a glider integrated LISST sensor. OCEANS 2018 MTS/IEEE Charleston.

Rüther N, Aleixo R, Guerrero M, Sørås S, Stokseth S (2018): Towards an establishment of a rating curve for suspended sediment transport by means of ADCP measurements. E3S Web of Conferences 40, 04024.

Sagan S, Darecki M (2018): Inherent optical properties and particulate matter distribution in summer season in waters of Hornsund and Kongsfjordenen, Spitsbergen. Oceanologia 60(1): 65-75.

Shen X, Toorman EA, Lee BJ, Fettweis M (2018): Biophysical flocculation of suspended particulate matters in Belgian coastal zones. Journal of Hydrology 567: 238-252.

Zhao L, Boufadek MC, King T, Robinson B, Conmy R, Lee K (2018): Impact of particle concentration and out-of-range sizes on the measurements of the LISST. Measurement Science and Technology 29 055302.


Abarca M, Guerra P, Arce G, Montecinos M, Escauriaza C, Coquery M, Pastén P (2017): Response of suspended sediment particle size distributions to changes in water chemistry at an Andean mountain stream confluence receiving arsenic rich acid drainage. Hydrological Processes 31(2).

Anderson EE (2017): Summer diatom blooms in the eastern North Pacific gyre investigated with a long-endurance autonomous vehicle. MSc thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 51pp.
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Beecroft R, Perez L, Grinham A, Visscher J, Hildebrandt A, Cossu R (2017): Sediment concentration profiles and transport dynamics near the Port of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Queensland. In: Australasian Coasts & Ports 2017: Working with Nature. Barton, ACT: Engineers Australia, PIANC Australia and Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand, 2017: 68-74. Availability: <;dn=933622101623305;res=IELENG> ISBN: 9781922107916. [cited 14 Apr 19].

Bowers DG, McKee D, Jago CF, Nimmo-Smith WAM (2017): The area-to-mass ratio and fractal dimension of marine flocs. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 189: 224-234.

Brandvik PJ, Johansen Ø, Davies EJ, Leirvik F, Krause DF, Daling PS, Dunnebier D, Masutani S, Nagamine I, Storey C, Brady C, Belore R, Nedwed T, Cooper C, Ahnell A, Pelz O, Anderson K (2017): Subsea Dispersant Injection (SSDI) – Summary Findings from a Multi-Year Research and Development Industry Initiative. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings: May 2017, Vol. 2017, No. 1, pp. 2762-2790.

Cochenour B, Dunn K, Laux A, Mullen L (2017): Experimental measurements of the magnitude and phase response of high-frequency modulated light underwater. Applied Optics 56(14): 4019-4024.

Conmy RN, Robinson B, King T, Boufadel M, Ryan S, McIntyre C, Abercrombie MI, Lee K (2017): Oil plume simulations: Tracking oil droplet size distribution and fluorescence within high-pressure release jets. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings: May 2017, Vol. 2017, No. 1, pp. 1230-1250.

Davies EJ, Brandvik PJ, Leirvik F, Nepstad R (2017): The use of wide-band transmittance imaging to size and classify suspended particulate matter in seawater. Marine Pollution Bulletin 115(1–2): 105-114.

Davies EJ, Nepstad R (2017): In situ characterisation of complex suspended particulates surrounding an active submarine tailings placement site in a Norwegian fjord. Regional Studies in Marine Science 16:198-207.

Dua X, Liu JT (2017): Particle dynamics of the surface, intermediate, and benthic nepheloid layers under contrasting conditions of summer monsoon and typhoon winds on the boundary between the Taiwan Strait and East China Sea. Progress in Oceanography 156: 130-144.

Ehrbar D, Schmocker L, Vetsch DF, Boes RM, Döring M (2017): Measuring sediment fluxes in periglacial reservoirs using water samples, LISST and ADCP. In: Wieprecht S, Haun S, Weber K, Noack M, Terheiden K (Eds.): Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on River Sedimentation, ISRS 2016, Stuttgart, Germany, 19-22 September 2016, pp. 1118-1125
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Faksness L-G, McCourt J, Johnsen M, Pettersen T-A (2017): EVALUATION OF DISPERSANTS IN OPEN WATER CONDITIONS. Arctic Response Technology, Oil Spill Preparedness.
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Faksness L-G, Belore RC, McCourt J, Johnsen M, Pettersen T-A, Daling PS (2017): Effectiveness of chemical dispersants used in broken ice conditions. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings: May 2017, Vol. 2017, No. 1, pp. 1543-1558.

Farías L, Sanzana K, Sanhueza-Guevara S, Yevenes MA (2017): Dissolved Methane Distribution in the Reloncaví Fjord and Adjacent Marine System During Austral Winter (41°–43° S). Estuaries and Coasts 40(6): pp 1592–1606.

Fernandez J-M, Meunier J-D, Ouillon S, Moreton B, Douillet P, Grauby O (2017): Dynamics of Suspended Sediments during a Dry Season and Their Consequences on Metal Transportation in a Coral Reef Lagoon Impacted by Mining Activities, New Caledonia. Water 9(5): 338

Font-Muñoz JS, Jordi A, Tuval I, Arrieta J, Anglès S, Basterretxea G (2017): Advection by ocean currents modifies phytoplankton size structure. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 14:20170046

Galán A, Thamdrup B, Saldías GS, Farías L (2017): Vertical segregation among pathways mediating nitrogen loss (N2 and N2O production) across the oxygen gradient in a coastal upwelling ecosystem.
Biogeosciences 14: 4795–4813.

Gao F, Zhao L, Shaffer F, Golshan R, Boufadel M, King T, Robinson B, Lee K (2017): PREDICTION OF OIL DROPLET MOVEMENT AND SIZE DISTRIBUTION: LAGRANGIAN METHOD AND VDROP-J MODEL. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings: May 2017, Vol. 2017, No. 1, pp. 1194-1211.

Gitto AB, Venditti JG, Kostaschuk R, Church M (2017): Representative point-integrated suspended sediment sampling in rivers. Water Resources Research 53(4).

Guoa C, Hea Q, Guoa L, Winterwerp JC (2017): A study of in-situ sediment flocculation in the turbidity maxima of the Yangtze Estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 191(15): 1-9

Guerrero M, Rüther N, Haun S, Baranya S (2017): A combined use of acoustic and optical devices to investigate suspended sediment in rivers. Advances in Water Resources 102: 1-12.

Haught D, Venditti JG, Wright SA (2017): Calculation of in situ acoustic sediment attenuation using off-the-shelf horizontal ADCPs in low concentration settings. Water Resources Research 53(6).

He S, Zhang X, Xiong Y, Gray D (2017): A Bidirectional Subsurface Remote Sensing Reflectance Model Explicitly Accounting for Particle Backscattering Shapes. JGR Oceans 122(11): 8614-8626.

Karageorgis AP, Drakopoulos PG, Chaikalis S, Spyridakis N, Psarra S (2017): Estimation of the particle size distribution slope with 3 methods: implications for the optical backscattering ratio and the bulk refractive index, Proc. SPIE 10444, Fifth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2017), 104441B (6 September 2017).

Li Z, Spaulding M, McCay DF, Crowley D, Payne JR (2017): Development of a unified oil droplet size distribution model with application to surface breaking waves and subsea blowout releases considering dispersant effects. Marine Pollution Bulletin 114(1): 247-257

Linders T, Nilsson P, Wikström A, Sköld M (2017): Distribution and fate of trawling-induced suspension of sediments in a marine protected area. ICES Journal of Marine Science 75(2): 785–795.

O’Laughlin CM, Law BA, Zions VS, King TL, Robinson B, Wu Y (2017): Settling of dilbit-derived oil-mineral aggregates (OMAs) & transport parameters for oil spill modelling. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124 (1): 292-302.

Parinos C, Gogou A, Krasakopoulou E, Lagaria A, Giannakourou A, Karageorgis AP, Psarra S (2017): Transparent Exopolymer Particles (TEP) in the NE Aegean Sea frontal area: Seasonal dynamics under the influence of Black Sea water. Continental Shelf Research 149(1): 112-123

Rai AK, Kumar A (2017): Sediment monitoring for hydroabrasive erosion: A field study from Himalayas, India. International Journal of Fluid Machinery and Systems 10(2): 146-153.

Ramírez-Pérez M, Gonçalves-Araujo R, Wiegmann S, Torrecilla E, Bardaji R, Rottgers R, Bracher A, Piera J (2017)> Towards Cost-Effective Operational Monitoring Systems for Complex Waters: Analyzing Small-Scale Coastal Processes with Optical Transmissometry. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0170706.

Sahin C, Anil Ari Guner H, Ozturk M, Sheremet A (2017): Floc size variability under strong turbulence: Observations and artificial neural network modeling. Applied Ocean Research 68: 130-141.

Sahin C, Verney R, Sheremet A, Voulgaris G (2017): Acoustic backscatter by suspended cohesive sediments: Field observations, Seine Estuary, France. Continental Shelf Research 134: 39-51

Schaanning M, Beylich B, Marty S, Braaten HFV (2017): Tiltaksrettede undersøkelser i Gunneklevfjorden. Detaljkartlegging av kvikksølv og partikler i vannmassen, tokt nr. 1.
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Serra T, Ros A, Vergés C, Casamitjana X (2017): Influence of a flooding event discharge on accretion in wetlands. Environmental Fluid Mechanics 17(4): 833–851.

Shynu R, Purnachandra Rao V, Samiksha SV, Vethamony P, Naqvi SWA, Kessarkar PM, Babu MT, Dineshkumar PK (2017): Suspended matter and fluid mud off Alleppey, southwest coast of India: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 185(5): 31-43

Snazelle TT (2017): Laboratory evaluation of the Sequoia Scientific LISST-ABS acoustic backscatter sediment sensor: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1154, 21 p.

Steffek T, Bittler K, Guarino A (2017): Large Scale Comparative Testing of Corexit EC9500A, Finasol OSR 52, Accell Clean DWD, Marine D-Blue Clean, and ZI 400 at Ohmsett. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings: May 2017, Vol. 2017, No. 1, pp. 347-361.

Stephens JD, Allison MA, Di Leonardo DR, Weathers III HD, Ogston AS, McLachlan RL, Xing F, Meselhe EA (2017): Sand dynamics in the Mekong River channel and export to the coastal ocean. Continental Shelf Research 147: 38-50.

Sunghyun K, Kyungsu L, Hanil C, Yongjae S, Siwan L (2017): Field Measurement of Suspended Material Distribution at the River Confluence. JOURNAL OF THE KOREAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS 37(2): 467-474. 

Szymczak E (2017): Particle Size Characteristics of Fluvial Suspended Sediment in Proglacial Streams, King George Island, South Shetland Island. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 95 (2017) 022015.

Tanaka Y (2017): Equipments for Oceanographic Observations on Shinyo Maru. Fisheries Engineering 54(1): 71-73.
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Thomas LP, Marino BM, Szupiany RN (2017): Application of the two-ADCP technique in estuaries to characterize the suspended particulate matter transport. In: 2017 IEEE/OES Acoustics in Underwater Geosciences Symposium (RIO Acoustics).

Thomas LP, Marino BM, Szupiany RN, Gallo MN (2017): Characterisation of the suspended particulate matter in a stratified estuarine environment employing complementary techniques. Continental Shelf Research 148: 37-43.


Turner JS, Pretty JL, McDonnell AMP (2017): Marine particles in the Gulf of Alaska shelf system: Spatial patterns and size distributions from in situ optics. Continental Shelf Research 145: 13-20.

Wang X, Bian C, Bi R, JiangHua W, Zhang Z (2017): Particle size distributions and organic-inorganic compositions of suspended particulate matters around the Bohai Strait. Journal of Ocean University of China 16(1):25–34.

Xiong Y, Zhang X, He S, Gray DJ (2017): Re-examining the effect of particle phase functions on the remote-sensing reflectance. Applied Optics 56(24): 6881-6888.

Zhao L, Boufadel MC, King T, Robinson B, Gao F, Socolofsky SA, Lee K (2017): Droplet and bubble formation of combined oil and gas releases in subsea blowouts. Marine Pollution Bulletin 120(1–2): 203-216.

Zhao L, Gao F, Boufadel MC, King T, Robinson B, Lee K (2017): Effects of tip streaming on the prediction of droplet size distribution in the presence of dispersants during subsea blowouts. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings: May 2017, Vol. 2017, No. 1, pp. 1212-1229.

Zhao L, Gao F, Boufadel MC, King T, Robinson B, Lee K, Conmy R (2017): Oil jet with dispersant: Macro-scale hydrodynamics and tip streaming. AIChE Journal 63(11).



Agrawal Y, Slade W, Pottsmith W, Dana D (2016): Technologies and experience with monitoring sediments for protecting turbines from abrasion. IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci. 49 122005

Brandvik PJ, Davies EJ, Bradly C, Storey C, Leirvik F (2016): Subsurface oil releases – Verification of dispersant effectiveness under high pressure A scaled experimental approach using the SINTEF Tower Basin and SwRIs 90″ high pressure chamber. SINTEF report no: A27469. Trondheim Norway 2016. ISBN:978-821405857-4.

Brandvik PJ, Johansen Ø, Davies EJ, Leirvik F, Krause DF, Daling PS, Dunnebier D, Masutani S, Nagamine I, Storey C, Brady C, Belore R, Nedwed T, Cooper C, Ahnell A, Pelz O, Anderson K (2016): Subsea Dispersant Injection – Summary of Operationally Relevant Findings From a Multi-Year Industry Initiative. In: SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility, 11-13 April, Stavanger, Norway. Society of Petroleum Engineers. 20 pp.

Colden AM, Fall KA, Cartwright GM, Friedrichs CT (2016): Sediment Suspension and Deposition Across Restored Oyster Reefs of Varying Orientation to Flow: Implications for Restoration. Estuaries and Coasts 39(5):1435-1448.

Depestele J, Ivanovic A, Degrendele K, Esmaeili M, Polet H, Roche M, Summerbell K, Teal LR, Vanelslander B, O’Neill FG (2016): Measuring and assessing the physical impact of beam trawling. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73(Issue suppl_1): i15–i26.

Felix D, Albayrak I, Abgottspon A, Boes RM (2016): Real-time measurements of suspended sediment concentration and particle size using five techniques.

Felix D, Albayrak I, Boes, RM (2016): Continuous measurement of suspended sediment concentration: Discussion of four techniques. Measurement 89: 44-47.

Fletcher AS, DeVoe CE, Gaschits ID, Hakimi F, Hardy ND, Ingwersen JG, Kaminsky RD, Rao HG, Scheinbart MS, Yarnall TM, Hamilton SA (2016): A narrow-beam undersea laser communications field demonstration. Proceedings OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey. Monterey, CA, USA.

Forest A, Osborne PD, Curtiss G, Lowings MG (2016): Current surges and seabed erosion near the shelf break in the Canadian Beaufort Sea: A response to wind and ice motion stress. Journal of Marine Systems 160: 1-16.

Gavazzi GM, Madricardo F, Janowski L, Kruss A, Blondel P, Sigovini M, Foglini F (2016): Evaluation of seabed mapping methods for fine-scale classification of extremely shallow benthic habitats – Application to the Venice Lagoon, Italy. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 170: 45-60.

Guerra P, Gonzalez C, Escauriaza C, Pizarro G, Pasten P (2016): Incomplete mixing in the fate and transport of arsenic at a river affected by acid drainage. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 227:73.

Guerrero M, Ruther N, Szupiany R, Haun S, Baranya S, Latosinski F (2016): The Acoustic Properties of Suspended Sediment in Large Rivers: Consequences on ADCP Methods Applicability. Water 8, 13.

Hardy ND, DeVoe CE, Fletcher AS, Gaschits ID, Hakimi F, Rao HG, Yarnall TM, Hamilton SA (2016): Modeling and experimental validation of narrow beam propagation through a turbid harbor. Proceedings OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey. Monterey, CA, USA.

Harmel T, Hieronymi M, Slade W, Röttgers R, Roullier F, Chami M (2016): Laboratory experiments for inter-comparison of three volume scattering meters to measure angular scattering properties of hydrosols. Optics Express 24(2): A234-A256.

Hazen TC, Prince RC, Mahmoudi N (2016): Marine Oil Biodegradation. Environmental Science & Technology 50(5): 2121-2129.

Islam MS, Bonner JS, Fuller CS, Kirkey W (2016): Impacts of an Extreme Weather-Related Episodic Event on the Hudson River and Estuary. Environmental Engineering Science 33(4): 270-282.

Jiang D, Zhang H, Zou T, Li Y, Tang C, Li R (2016): Suspended Particle Size Retrieval Based on Geostationary Ocean Color Imager (GOCI) in the Bohai Sea. Journal of Coastal Research: Special Issue 74 – Environmental Processes and the Natural and Anthropogenic Forcing in the Bohai Sea, Eastern Asia: 117–125.

Jones R, Bessell-Browne P, Fisher R, Klonowski W, Slivkoff M (2016): Assessing the impacts of sediments from dredging on corals. Marine Pollution Bulletin 102(1): 9-29.

Lee J, Liu JT, Hung C-C, Lin S, Du X (2016): River plume induced variability of suspended particle characteristics. Marine Geology 380: 219-230.

Liao R, Jaffe J, Ma H (2016): A method to size submicron microbes in aquatic systems. In: OCEANS 2016 – Shanghai.

Li L, Yang K, Li W, Wang W, Guo W, Xia M (2016): A recursive regularization algorithm for estimating the particle size distribution from multiangle dynamic light scattering measurements. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 178: 244-254.

Lin C, Yu S-M, Wong W-Y, Tzeng G-W, Kao, M-J, Yeh, P-H, Raikar RV, Yang J, Tsai C-P (2016): Velocity characteristics in boundary layer flow caused by solitary wave traveling over horizontal bottom. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 76: 238-252.

Many G, Bourrin F, de Madron XD, Pairaud I, Gangloff A, Doxaran D, Ody A, Verney R, Menniti C, Le Berre D, Jacquet M (2016): Particle assemblage characterization in the Rhone River ROFI. Journal of Marine Systems 157: 39-51.

Markussen TN, Elberling B, Winter C, Andersen TJ (2016): Flocculated meltwater particles control Arctic land-sea fluxes of labile iron. Scientific Reports 6:24033.

Noe GB, Hupp CR, Bernhardt CE, Krauss KW (2016): Contemporary Deposition and Long-Term Accumulation of Sediment and Nutrients by Tidal Freshwater Forested Wetlands Impacted by Sea Level Rise. Estuaries and Coasts 39(4): 1006-1019.

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Sevadjian JC, McPhee-Shaw EE, Raanan BY, Cheriton OM, Storlazzi CD (2015): Vertical convergence of resuspended sediment and subducted phytoplankton to a persistent detached layer over the southern shelf of Monterey Bay, California. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 120(5): 3462-3483.

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White AE, Letelier RM, Whitmire AL, Barone B, Bidigare RR, Church MJ, Karl DM (2015): Phenology of particle size distributions and primary productivity in the North Pacific subtropical gyre (Station ALOHA). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 120(11): 7381-7399.

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Haun S, Lizano L (2014): Measurements of spatial distribution of suspended sediment concentrations in a hydropower reservoir. In: Schleiss AJ, de Cesare G, Franca MJ, Pfister M (eds.): Reservoir Sedimentation. Taylor & Francis Group. 8 pp.

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King TL, Robinson B, Boufadel M, Lee K (2014): Flume tank studies to elucidate the fate and behavior of diluted bitumen spilled at sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 83(1): 32-37.

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Unverricht D, Nguyen TC, Heinrich C, Szczuciński W, Lahajnar N, Stattegger K (2014): Suspended sediment dynamics during the inter-monsoon season in the subaqueous Mekong Delta and adjacent shelf, southern Vietnam. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 79(A): 509-519.

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Davies EJ (2013): Scattering properties of suspended particles. PhD Thesis, University of Plymouth, UK, 217pp.
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Albers SJ, Petticrew EL (2012): Ecosystem response to a salmon disturbance regime: Implications for downstream nutrient fluxes in aquatic systems.
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Hubbart JA (2012): Using sediment particle size class analysis to better understand urban land-use effects. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology 2(1): 12-27.
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Kayhanian M, Anderson D, Harvey JT, Jones D, Muhuntan B (2012): Permeability measurement and scan imaging to assess clogging of pervious concrete pavements in parking lots. Journal of Environmental Management 95(1): 114-123

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Andrews SW, Nover DM, Reuter JE, Schladow SG (2011): Limitations of laser diffraction for measuring fine particles in oligotrophic systems: pitfalls and potential solutions. Water Resources Research 47: W05523.

Baeye M, Fettweis M, Voulgaris G, Van Lancker V (2011): Sediment mobility in response to tidal and wind-driven flows along the Belgian inner shelf, southern North Sea. Ocean Dynamics.

Basterretxea G, Jordi A, Garcés E, Anglès S, Reñé A (2011): Seiches stimulate transient biogeochemical changes in a microtidal coastal ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series 423:15-28.

Bowers DG, Braithwaite KM, Nimmo-Smith WAM, Graham GW (2011): The optical efficiency of flocs in shelf seas and estuaries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 91(3): 341-350.

Davies EJ, Nimmo-Smith WAM, Agrawal YC, Souza AJ (2011): Scattering signatures of suspended particles: an integrated system for combining digital holography and laser diffraction. Optics Express 19(25): 25488-25499.

Filippa L, Freire L, Trento A, Alvarez AM, Gallo M, Vinzon S (2011): Laboratory evaluation of two LISST-25X using river sediments. Sedimentary Geology 238:268-276.

Harvey JW, Noe GB, Larsen LG, Nowacki DJ, McPhillips LE (2011): Field flume reveals aquatic vegetation’s role in sediment and particulate phosphorus transport in a shallow aquatic ecosystem. Geomorphology 126(3-4): 297-313.

Li Z, Lee K, Kepkey PE, Mikkelsen O, Pottsmith C (2011): Monitoring Dispersed Oil Droplet Size Distribution at the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon Spill Site. 2011 International Oil Spill Conference.

Li Z, Lee K, King T, Niu H, Boufadel MC, Venosa AD (2011): Application of entropy analysis on in situ droplet-size spectra in evaluation of oil chemcial dispersion efficiency. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62(10): 2129-2136

Nordtug T, Olsen AJ, Altin D, Meier S, Overrein I, Hansen BH, Johansen Ø (2011): Method for generating parametrized ecotoxicity data of dispersed oil for use in environmental modelling. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62(1): 2106-2113

O’Neill FG, Summerbell K (2011): The mobilisation of sediment by demersal otter trawls. Marine Pollution Bulletin (in press).

Salant NL (2011): ‘Sticky business’: The influence of streambed periphyton on particle deposition and infiltration. Geomorphology 126(3-4): 350-363.

Selbig WR, Bannerman RT (2011): Development of a Depth-integrated sample arm to reduce solids stratification bias in stormwater sampling. Water Environment Research 83(4): 347-357.

Sengupta ME, Thamsborg SM, Andersen TJ, Olsen A, Dalsgaard A (2011): Sedimentation of helminth eggs in water. Water Research 45(15): 4651-4660

Shao YY, Yan Y, Maa JP-Y (2011): In Situ Measurements of Settling Velocity near Baimao Shoal in Changjiang Estuary. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 137(3): 372-380.

Slade WH, Boss E, Russo C (2011): Effects of particle aggregation and disaggregation on their inherent optical properties. Optics Express 19(9): 7945-7959.

Wolf KL, Ahn C, Noe GB (2011): Development of Soil Properties and Nitrogen Cycling in Created Wetlands. Wetlands 31:699-712.

Yu J, Jiang J, Gong D, Li S, Xu Y (2011): Determining suspended sediment concentration and settling velocity from PC-ADP measurements in the Beibu Gulf, China. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology.

Zeng M, Fan D, Sun X, Wang S, Yang Z (2011): The grain-size distribution of the suspended particulate matter in the Huanghe Estuary and its adjacent sea area in winter. Acta Oceanologica Sinica 30(2): 75-83.


Anderson CW, Fisk GG, Gartner JW, Glysson GD, Gooding DJ, Gray JR, Hornewer NJ, Larsen MC, Macy JP, Rasmussen PP, Wright SA, Ziegler AC (2010): Surrogate technologies for monitoring suspended-sediment transport in rivers. In: Poleto C & Charlesworth S (Eds.): Sedimentology of Aqueous Systems. Wiley-Blackwell, London, pp. 3-45.
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Braithwaite KM, Bowers DG, Nimmo Smith WAM, Graham GW, Agrawal YC, Mikkelsen OA (2010): Observations of particle density and scattering in the Tamar Estuary. Marine Geology 277(1-4): 1-10.

Graham GW, Nimmo Smith WAM (2010): The application of holography to the analysis of size and settling velocity of suspended cohesive sediments.  Limnology & Oceanography:Methods 8:1-15.

Hsu RT, Liu JT (2010): In-situ  estimations of the density and porosity of flocs of varying sizes in a submarine canyon.  Marine Geology 276(1-4): 105-109.

Hubbart JA, Freeman G (2010): Sediment Laser Diffraction – A new approach to an old problem in the central US. Stormwater (October 2010): 36-44.

Hubbart JA, Gebo NA (2010): Quantifying the Effects of Land Use and Erosion – Particle class size analysis sheds light on the relationship between land use and suspended sediment.  Erosion Control (November-December 2010): xx-xx.

Lewis A, Trudel BK, Belore RC, Mullin JV (2010): Large-scale dispersant leaching and effectiveness experiments with oils on calm water. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60: 244-254.

Li Z, Lee K, King T, Boufadel MC, Venosa AD (2010): Effects of temperature and wave conditions on chemical dispersion efficacy of heavy fuel oil in an experimental flow-through wave tank. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60(9): 1550-1559.

Liu JT, Wang YH, Lee I-H, Hsu RT (2010): Quantifying tidal signatures of the benthic nepheloid layer in Gaoping Submarine Canyon in Southern Taiwan. Marine Geology 271(1-2): 119-130.

Qiao S, Shi X, Zhu A, Liu Y, Bi N, Fang X, Yang G (2010): Distribution and transport of suspended sediments off the Yellow River (Huanghe) mouth and the nearby Bohai Sea.  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 86(3): 337-344.

Rex JF, Petticrew EL (2010): Salmon-derived nitrogen delivery and storage within a gravel bed: Sediment and water interactions. Ecological Engineering 36(9): 1167-1173.

Reynolds RA, Stramski D, Wright VM, Wozniak SB (2010): Measurements and characterization of particle size distribution in coastal waters. Journal of Geophysical Research 115, C08024.

Ryan JP, McManus MA, Sullivan JM (2010): Interacting physical, chemical and biological forcing of phytoplankton thin-layer variability in Monterey Bay, California. Continental Shelf Research 30(1): 7-16.

Shugar DH, Kostachuk R, Best JL, Parsons DR, Lane SN, Orfeo O, Hardy RJ (2010): On the relationship between flow and suspended sediment transport over the crest of a sand dune, Río Paraná, Argentina. Sedimentology 57(1): 252-272.

Trudel K, Belore RC, Mullin JV, Guarino A (2010): Oil viscosity limitation on dispersibility of crude oil under simulated at-sea conditions in a large wave tank. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60(9): 1606-1614.


Ackerman D, Nezlin NP (2009): Suspended particle dynamics in a southern California urban estuary during the dry season. In: Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Annual Report 2009, pp. 97-108.
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Agrawal YC, Mikkelsen OA (2009): Shaped focal plane detectors for particle concentration and mean size observations. Optics Express 17: 23066–23077.

Agrawal YC, Mikkelsen OA (2009): Empirical forward scattering phase functions from 0.08 to 16 deg. for randomly shaped terrigenous 1-21 µm sediment grains. Optics Express 17:8805–8814.

Badewien TH, Zimmer E, Bartholomä A, Reuter R (2009): Towards continuous long-term measurements of suspended particulate matter (SPM) in turbid coastal waters.  Ocean Dynamics 59 (2):227-238.
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Bartholomä A, Kubicki A, Badewien TH, and Flemming BW (2009): Suspended sediment transport in the German Wadden Sea—seasonal variations and extreme events. Ocean Dynamics 59:213—225.

Belore RC, Trudel K, Mullin JV, Guarino A (2009): Large-scale cold water dispersant effectiveness experiments with Alaskan crude oils and Corexit 9500 and 9527 dispersants. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58:118-128.

Blake WH, Wallbrink PJ, Droppo IG (2009): Sediment aggregation and water quality in wildfire-affected river basins. Marine and Freshwater Research 60 (7): 653-659

Boes RM (2009). Real-time monitoring of suspended sediment concentration and particle size distribution in the headwater way of a high-head hydropower plant. Proc. 33rd IAHR Congress, Vancouver 11026: 4037-4044.

Boss E, Slade WH, Behrenfeld M, Dall’Olmo G (2009): Acceptance angle effects on the beam attenuation in the ocean. Optics Express 17:1535-1550.
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Brown J, Ackerman D, Stein E (2009): Continuous in situ characterization of particulate sizes in urban stormwater: Method testing and refinement. In: Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Annual Report 2009, pp. 183-193.
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Gray JT, Gartner JW (2009): Technological advances in suspended-sediment surrogate monitoring. Water Resources Research 45, W00D29.

Hodder KR (2009): Flocculation: a key process in the sediment flux of a large, glacier-fed lake. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

Krivtsov V, Howarth MJ, Jones SE (2009): Characterising observed patterns of suspended particulate matter and relationships with oceanographic and meteorological variables: Studies in Liverpool Bay. Environmental Modelling & Software 24:677-685.

Soler M, Serra T, Casamitjana X, Colomer J (2009): High sedimentation rates in a karstic lake associated with hydrothermal turbid plumes (Lake Banyoles, Catalonia, NE Spain).  Sedimentary Geology 222(1-2): 5-15.

van der Lee EM, Bowers DG, Kyte E (2009): Remote sensing of temporal and spatial patterns of suspended particle size in the Irish Sea in relation to the Kolmogorov microscale. Continental Shelf Research 29:1213-1225.


Agrawal YC,Whitmire A, Mikkelsen OA, Pottsmith HC (2008): Light scattering byrandom shaped particles and consequences on measuring suspendedsediments by laser diffraction. Journal of Geophysical Research 113,C04023.
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Anglès S, Jordi S, Garcés E, Masó M, Basterretxea G (2008): High-resolution spatio-temporal distribution of a coastal phytoplankton bloom using laser in situ scattering and transmissometry (LISST). Harmful Algae 7:808 – 816.

Bourrin F, Friend PL, Amos CL, Manca E, Ulses C, Palanques A, Durrieu de Madron X, Thompson CEL (2008): Sediment dispersal from a typical Mediterranean flood: The Tet River, Gulf of Lions. Continental Shelf Research 28:1895 – 1910.

Bourrin F, Durrieu de Madron X, Heussner S, Estournel C (2008): Impact of winter dense water formation on shelf sediment erosion (evidence from the Gulf of Lions, NW Mediterranean). Continental Shelf Research 28:1984 – 1999.

Chang G, Honda M, Nencioli F (2008): Innovations in optics for coastal and open-ocean mooring applications. Sea Technology 49 (8):17-22

Fettweis M (2008): Uncertainty of excess density and settling velocity of mud flocs derived from in situ measurements. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 78:426 –436.

He Q, Tang J, Cheng J (2008): A study of in situ floc size in turbidity maximum, Yangtze estuary, China. In: Kusuda T, Yamanishi H, Spearman J, Gailani JZ (Eds): Sediment and Ecohydraulics: INTERCOH 2005. Proceedings in Marine Science Vol 9, Elsevier. pp.287 – 294.
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Jouon A, Ouillon S, Douillet P, Lefebvre J P, Fernandez J M, Mari X,  Froidefond J-M (2008): Spatio-temporal variability in suspended particulate matter concentration and the role of aggregation on size distribution in a coral reef lagoon. Marine Geology 256: 36 – 48.

Krivtsov V,Howarth MJ, Jones SE, Souza AJ, Jago CF (2008): Monitoring and modelling of the Irish Sea and Liverpool Bay: An overview and an SPM case study. Ecological Modelling 212:37–52.

KrivtsovV, Gascoigne J, Jones SE (2008): Harmonic analysis of suspended particulate matter in the Menai Strait (UK). Ecological Modelling212:53–67.

Li Z, Lee K, Kepkay P, King T, Yeung W, Boufadel MC, Venosa AD (2008): Wave Tank Studies on Chemical Dispersant Effectiveness: Dispersed Oil Droplet Size Distribution. In: Davidson WF, Lee K, Cogswell A (Eds.): Oil Spill Response: A Global Perspective. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security, Springer, pp. 143 – 157.

Meral R (2008):Laboratory evaluation of acoustic backscatter and LISST methods for measurements of suspended sediments. Sensors 8:979 – 993.

Mikkelsen OA, Milligan TG,Hill PS, Chant RJ, Jago CF, Jones SE, Krivtsov V, Mitchelson-Jacob G (2008):The influence of schlieren on in situ optical measurements used for particle characterization. Limnology & Oceanography:Methods 6:133 – 143.
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Rex JF, Petticrew EL (2008): Delivery of marine-derived nutrients to streambeds by Pacific salmon. Nature Geoscience 1:840 – 843.

Rienecker E, Ryan J, Blum M, Dietz C, Coletti L, Marin III R, Paul Bissett W (2008): Mapping phytoplankton in situ using a laser scattering sensor. Limnology & Oceanography:Methods 6:153 – 161.

Rogers AL, Ravens TM (2008): Measurement of longshore sediment transport rates in the surf zone on Galveston Island, Texas. Journal of Coastal Research 24(2B):62– 73.

S.L. Ross Environmental Research (2008): Updating the SMART dispersant monitoring protocol: Review of commercial-off-the-shelf instruments. Final report for USCG R&D Center and US Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service. 23 pp.
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S.L. Ross Ross Environmental Research Ltd. (2008): Updating the SMART Dispersant Monitoring Protocol: Review of Ohmsett Results from 2001-2007, S.L. Ross Environmental Research Ltd., Ottawa, ON, Canada, 45 pp.
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Williams ND, Walling DE, Leeks GJL (2008): An analysis of the factors contributing to the settling potential of fine fluvial sediment. Hydrological Processes 22:4153 –4162.

Yuan Y, Wei H, Zhao L, Jiang W (2008): Observations of sediment resuspension and settling off the mouth of Jiaozhou Bay, Yellow Sea . Continental Shelf Research 28:2630 – 2643.


Ahn JH, Grant SB (2007): Size Distribution, Sources, and Seasonality ofSuspended Particles in Southern California Marine Bathing Waters. Environmental Science and Technology 41:695–702.

Ahn JH, Grant SB (2007): Characteristics of storm runoff and sedimentdispersal in the San Pedro Channel,southern California .Water Science & Technology 55:519–526.

Bowers DG, Binding CE, EllisKM (2007): Satellite remote sensing ofthe geographical distribution of suspended particle size in an energetic shelfsea. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science73:457–466.

Curran KJ, Hill PS, MilliganTG, Mikkelsen OA, Law BA, Durrieu de Madron X, Bourrin F (2007): Settling velocity, effective density, andmass composition of suspended sediment in a coastal bottom boundary layer, Gulf of Lions , France . Continental Shelf Research27:1408–1421.

Karp-Boss L, Azevedo L, BossE (2007): LISST-100 measurements ofphytoplankton size distribution: evaluation of the effects of cell shape. Limnology & Oceanography:Methods5:396–406.
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Li ZK, Kepkay P, Lee K, KingT, Boufadel MC, Venosa AD (2007): Effects of chemical dispersants and mineral fines on crude oil dispersion in a wavetank under breaking waves. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54:983–993.doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2007.02.012 

Mikkelsen OA, Curran KJ,Hill PS, Milligan TG (2007): Entropy analysis of in situ particle size spectra. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science72:615–625.doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2006.11.027 
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Perkins M, Effler SW, Peng F,Pierson D, Smith DG, Agrawal YC (2007): ParticleCharacterization and Settling Velocities for a Water Supply Reservoir during aTurbidity Event. Journal of EnvironmentalEngineering 133:800–808.

Wei JW, Shi XF, Fang XS,Zhang WB (2007): Measurements of suspended particulate matter with laserin-situ scattering and transmissometry in the Jiaozhou Bay in China . Acta OceanologicaSinica 26:55–65.

Williams ND, Walling DE ,Leeks GJL (2007): High temporalresolution in situ measurement of the effective particle size characteristicsof fluvial suspended sediment. WaterResearch 41:1081–1093.

Winter C, Becker M, Ernstsen VB, Hebbeln D, Port A, Bartholomä A, Flemming B, Lunau M (2007): In-situ observation of aggregate dynamics in a tidal channel using acoustics, laser diffraction and optics. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 50:1173 – 1177.

Winter C, Katoshevski D, Bartholoma A, Flemming BW (2007): Grouping dynamics of suspended matter in tidal channels. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, C08010.


Agrawal YC, Whitmire A, PottsmithHC (2006): Light scattering by random,irregular shaped terrigenous sediment particles. Proceedings of Ocean Optics XVIII Conference,9-13 October 2006. Montreal , Quebec , Canada .
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Agrawal YC, Whitmire A, PottsmithHC (2006): Shape effects on particlesizing by laser diffraction. PECS Conference, 18-22September, 2006. Astoria , Oregon , USA .

Chang TS, Joerdel O,Flemming BW, Bartholoma A (2006): Therole of particle aggregation/disaggregation in muddy sediment dynamics andseasonal sediment turnover in a back-barrier tidal basin, East Frisian WaddenSea, southern North Sea. Marine Geology235:49–61.

Fettweis M, Francken F,Pison V, van den Eynde D (2006): Suspendedparticulate matter dynamics and aggregate sizes in a high turbidity area. Marine Geology 235:63–74.

Fugate D,Chant B (2006): Aggregate settling velocity of combined sewage overflow. MarinePollution Bulletin 52:427–432.

Ganju NK, Schoellhamer DH,Murrell MC, Gartner JW, Wright SA (2006): Constancy of the relation between floc size and density in San Francisco bay. In: Maa J, Sanford LP, Schoellhamer D [Eds.]:Estuarine and Coastal Fine Sediment Dynamics: INTERCOH 2003. Proceedings in Marine Science Volume 8.Elsevier, Amsterdam ,pp. 75–92.

Hipsey MR, Brookes JD, RegelRH, Antenucci JP, Burch MD (2006): Insitu evidence for the association of total coliforms and Escherichia coli withsuspended inorganic particles in an Australian reservoir. Water Air and Soil Pollution 170:191–209.

Jago CF, Jones SE, Sykes P,Rippeth T (2006):  Temporal variation of suspended particulate matter andturbulence in a high energy, tide-stirred, coastal sea: Relative contributionsof resuspension and disaggregation. Continental Shelf Research 26:2019–2028.

Lee I-H, Liu JT (2006): Rectification of the heading and tilting of sediment trap arrays due to strong tidal currents in a submarine canyon.  Geophysical Research Letters 33, L08609.

Lee HJ, Wang YP, Chu YS, Jo HR (2006): Suspended Sediment Transport in the Coastal Area of Jinhae Bay—Nakdong Estuary, Korea Strait. Journal of Coastal Research 22:1062 – 1069.

Mikkelsen OA, Hill PS, Milligan TG (2006):  Single-grain, microfloc and macrofloc volume variations observed with a LISST-100 and a digital floc camera.  Journal of Sea Research 55:87 – 102.
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Pedocchi F, García MH(2006): Noise-resolution trade-off inprojection algorithms for laser diffraction particle sizing. Applied Optics 45:3620–3628.
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Pedocchi F, García MH(2006): Evaluation of the LISST-STinstrument for suspended particle size distribution and settling velocitymeasurements. Continental Shelf Research26:943–958.
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Slade WH, Boss E (2006): Calibrated near-forward volume scatteringfunction obtained from the LISST particle sizer. Optics Express 14: 3602–3615.

Styles R (2006): Laboratory evaluation of the LISST in astratified fluid. Marine Geology 227: 151–162.

Sun ZP, Jiang, WS(2006): Size spectrum of suspendedparticulate matter in the Bohai Sea . Oceans 2006 (IEEE Conference Proceedings),vols. 1-4, pp. 353–359.

Ojo T, Bonner JS, Page C, WilliamsD, Kraus N (2006): Coastal ObservingSystems: Addressing Science while Fulfilling the Needs of Regulators, Managersand Stakeholders. Oceans 2006 (IEEEConference Proceedings), vols. 1-4, pp. 1042-1047.


Agrawal, YC (2005): The optical volume scattering function: temporal and vertical variability inthe water column off the New Jersey Coast .Limnology and Oceanography 50: 1787–1794. 
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Agrawal, YC, Pottsmith, HC(2005): The isokinetic streamlinedsuspended sediment profiling LISST-SL – Status and Field Results. Proceedings of the 8th FISC Conference, Reno , NV ,April 2006.

Agrawal, YC., Pottsmith, HC(2005): Turbine erosion: Lasers warn ofabrasive sediments. HYDRO 2005 conference. Villach , Austria ,October 2005. 

Durrieu de Madron X, FerreB, Le Corre G, Grenz C, Conan P, Pujo-Pay M, Buscail R, Bodiot O (2005): Trawling-induced resuspension and dispersalof muddy sediments and dissolved elements in the Gulf of Lion (NW Mediterranean). Continental Shelf Research 25: 2387–2409.

Mikkelsen OA, Hill PS,Milligan TG, Chant RJ (2005): In situparticle size distributions and volume concentrations from a LISST-100 laserparticle sizer and a digital floc camera. Continental Shelf Research 25: 1959–1978.
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S anford LP, Dickhudt P,Rubiano-Gomez L, Yates M, Suttles S, Friedrichs CT, Fugate D, Romine H(2005): Variability of suspendedparticle concentrations,
sizes and settlingvelocities in the Chesapeake Bay turbiditymaximum. In: Droppo IG, Leppard GG, Liss P, Milligan T [Eds.]: Flocculation in Natural and EngineeredEnvironmental Systems. CRC Press, Boca Raton , Florida , pp.211–236.

Thonon I, Roberti H, MiddelkoopH, van der Perk M, Burrough P (2005): In-situ measurements of sediment settlingcharacteristics in floodplains using a LISST-ST. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30:1327–1343.


Agrawal YC, Pottsmith HC(2004): LISST Laser Diffraction SensorsAdvance Sediment Monitoring. SeaTechnology 45:33–38.

Ellis KM, Bowers DG, JonesSE (2004): A study of the temporalvariability in particle size in a high-energy regime. Estuarine Coastal AndShelf Science 61: 311-315.

Gray JR, Agrawal YC, Pottsmith HC (2004): The LISST-SL streamlined isokinetic suspended-sediment profiler. Proceedings of the Ninth InternationalSymposium on River Sedimentation, vols. 1-4:2549–2555.

He Q, Cheng J, Wang YY(2004): In situ estimates of floc size and settling velocity in the Changjiang Estuary. Proceedings of the Ninth InternationalSymposium on River Sedimentation, vols. 1-4:416–422.

Ifuku M (2004): Field measurement of turbidity maximum in Hiji river estuary. Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, vol. 3:758–764.

Kaczmarek LM, Robakiewicz M,Sobczak L, Biegowski J (2004): Theoretical and experimental investigations on vertical mixing and sorting of sand in rivers and coastal zones. Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on River Sedimentation, vols. 1-4:1363–1370.

Kim SY, Lee BK (2004): In situ Particle Size and Volume Concentration of Suspended Sediment in Seomjin River Estuary, Determined by an Optical Instrument, ‘LISST-100’.  Journal of the Korean Fisheries Society 37:323 –329.

Slade WH, Boss E, Azvedo L (2004): Calibration of the LISST-100 to provide near-forward volume scattering function. Ocean Optics XVII, Proc. of SPIE Conf. Ocean Optics, Freemantle , Australia.

Sterling MC, Bonner JS,Ernest ANS, Page CA , Autenrieth RL (2004): Characterizing aquatic sediment-oil aggregates using in situ instruments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48: 533-542.

Sterling MC Jr, Bonner JS, Ernest ANS, Page CA , Autenrieth RL (2004): Chemical dispersant effectiveness testing: influence of droplet coalescence. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48:969–977.

Topping DJ, Melis TS, Rubin DM, Wright SA (2004): High-resolution monitoring of suspended-sediment concentration and grain size in the Colorado river in Grand Canyon using a laser-acoustic system. Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on River Sedimentation, vols. 1-4:2507-2514.

Voulgaris G, Meyers ST (2004): Temporal variability of hydrodynamics, sediment concentration and sediment settling velocity in a tidal creek. Continental Shelf Research 24:1659–1683.

Williams ND, Walling DE ,Leeks GJL (2004): The settling behaviour of fine sediment particles: some preliminary results from LISST instruments. In: Golosov V, Belyaev V, Walling DE [Eds.]:Sediment Transfer Through the Fluvial System. IAHS publication 288:283–290.

Xia XM, Li Y, Yang H, Wu CY,Sing TH, Pong HK (2004): Observations on the size and settling velocity distributions of suspended sediment in the PearlRiver Estuary , China. Continental Shelf Research 24:1809–1826.


Melis TS, Topping DJ, Rubin DM (2003): Testing laser based sensors for continuous in situ monitoring of suspended sediment in the Colorado River, Arizona. In: Bogen J, Fergus T, Walling DE [Eds.]:Erosion and Sediment Transport Measurements in Rivers: Technological and Methodological Advances. IAHS Publication 283:21–27.

Serra T, Granata T, ColomerJ, Stips A, Møhlenberg F, Casamitjana X (2003): The role of advection and turbulent mixing in the vertical distributionof phytoplankton. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 56: 53–62.

Sterling MC, Bonner JS, Page CA ,Fuller CB, Ernest ANS, Autenrieth RL (2003): Partitioning of crude oil polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in aquatic systems. Environmental Science & Technology 37:4429-4434.

Thonon I, van der Perk M (2003): Measuring suspended sediment characteristics using a LISST-ST in an embanked flood plain of the River Rhine. In: Bogen J, Fergus T, Walling DE [Eds.]: Erosion and Sediment Transport Measurements in Rivers: Technological and Methodological Advances. IAHS Publication 283:37–44.


Agrawal YC, Pottsmith, HC (2002) :New Isokinetic Version of LISST Technology Targets Needs of the Federal Subcommittee on Sedimentation, Proc. of theSubcommitteeon Sedimentation’s “Turbidity and Other Sediment SurrogatesWorkshop”,April30-May2, 2002, Reno, NV,

Casamitjana X, Serra T, Soler M, Colomer J (2002): A study of the evolution of the particle boundary layer in a reservoir, using laser particle sizing. Water Research 36:4293-4300.

Fugate DC , Friedrichs CT (2002): Determining concentration and fall velocity of estuarine particle populations using ADV,OBS and LISST. Continental Shelf Research22: 1867–1886.

Jago CF, Jones SE, Latter RJ, McCandliss RR, Hearn MR, Howarth, MJ (2002): Resuspension of benthic fluff by tidal currents in deep stratified waters, northern North Sea. Journal of Sea Research 48:259–269.

Joerdel O, Bartholomä A, FlemmingBW (2002): LISST – In-situ Bestimmungvon Partikelgrößen und Sinkgeschwindigkeiten im stfriesischen Wattenmeer. In: Hüssner H, Hinderer M, Götz AE, PetschickR [eds.]: Sediment 2002 – Kurzfassungenund Programm/ Abstracts and Programme; Schriftenreihe der DeutschenGeologischen Gesellschaft 17:101–102. Hannover , Germany .

McCandliss RR, Jones SE,Hearn M, Latter R, Jago CF (2002): Dynamics of suspended particles in coastal waters (southern North Sea ) during a spring bloom. Journal of Sea Research47:285–302.

Mikkelsen OA (2002): Examples of spatial and temporal variation of some fine-grained suspended particle characteristics in two Danish coastal water bodies. Oceanologica Acta 25:39–49.
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Mikkelsen OA (2002):Variation in the projected surface area of suspended particles: Implications for remote sensing assessment of TSM. Remote Sensing of the Environment 79:23–29.
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Serra T, Casamitjana X,Colomer J, Granata TC (2002): Observations of the particle size distribution and concentration in a coastal system using an in situ laser analyzer. Marine Technology Society Journal 36:59–69.

Serra T, Colomer J, Zamora L, Moreno-Amich R, Casamitjana X (2002): Seasonal development of a turbid hydrothermallake plume and the effects on the fish distribution . Water Research 36:2753–2760.

Serra T, Colomer J, Baserba C, Soler M, Casamitjana X (2002): Quantified distribution of diatoms during the stratified [2pt] period of Boadella reservoir. Hydrobiologia489:235–244.

van Wijngaarden M, Roberti JR (2002): In situ measurements of settling velocity and particle size distribution with the LISST-ST. In: Winterwerp HC, Kranenburg C [Eds.]: Fine sediment dynamics in the marine environment. Proceedings in Marine Science 5, Elsevier, Amsterdam pp. 295–312.

Webster T, Lemckert C (2002): Sediment resuspension within a microtidal estuary/embayment and the implication to channel management. Journal of Coastal Research, SI36:753-759.


Agrawal YC, Traykovski P(2001): Particles in the Bottom Boundary Layer: Concentration and Size Dynamics through Events. Journal of Geophysical Research 106(C5):9533–9542.

Chang GC, Dickey TD, Wilias III AJ (2001): Sediment resuspension over a continental shelf during Hurricanes Edouard and Hortense. Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans 106(C5):9517-9531.

Colomer J, Serra T, Piera J, Roget E, Casamitjana X (2001): Observations of an hydrothermal plume in a karstic lake. Limnology and Oceanography 46:197–203.

Creed EL, Pence AM, Rankin KL (2001): Inter-comparison of turbidity and sediment concentration measurements from an ADP, an OBS-3, and a LISST.OCEANS 2001: MTS/IEEE Conference and Exhibition 3:1750–1754.

Gartner JW, Cheng RT, Wang PF, Richter K (2001): Laboratory and field evaluations of the LISST-100 instrument for suspended particle size distributions. Marine Geology 175: 199–219.

Granata TC, Serra T, Colomer J, Casamitjana X, Duarte CM, Gacia E (2001): Flow and particle distributions in a nearshore seagrass meadow before and after a storm. Marine Ecology Progress Series 218:95–106.

Hill PS, Voulgaris G, Trowbridge JH (2001): Controls on floc size in a continental shelf bottom boundary layer. Journal of Geophysical Research 106(C5):9543-9549.

Hunt S, Lemckert C (2001): Suspended sediment distributions within a partially mixed subtropical estuary. Journal of Coastal Research SI 34: 382-387

Mikkelsen OA, Pejrup M (2001): The use of a LISST-100 laser particle sizer for in-situ estimates of floc size, density and settling velocity. Geo-Marine Letters 20:187–195.
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Serra T, Colomer J, Cristina XP, Vila X, Arellano JB, Casamitjana X (2001): Evaluation of Laser In Situ Scattering Instrument for Measuring Concentration of Phytoplankton, Purpur Sulfur Bacteria, and Suspended Inorganic Sediments in Lakes. Journal of Environmental Engineering 127:1023–1030.

Xia XM, Yan L, Hui Y(2001): In situ particle size and settling velocity spectra of suspended sediment in the urbanized Pearl River Estuary, China . In: Qiu DH, Li YC [Eds.]: Proceedings of the First Asian and Pacific Coastal Engineering Conference (APACE 2001), pp.884–890.


Agrawal YC, Pottsmith HC (2000): Instruments for Particle Size and Settling Velocity Observations in Sediment Transport. Marine Geology 168:89–114.
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He LM, Kear-Padilla LL, Lieberman SH, Andrews JM (2000): Online monitoring of oils in wastewater using combined ultraviolet fluorescence and light scattering with an artificial neural network. SSC San Diego Technical Report 1816.
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Mikkelsen OA, Pejrup M (2000): In situ particle size spectra and density of particle aggregates in a dredging plume. Marine Geology 170:443–459.
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Miller HC (2001): The sensor insertion system, an installation alternative at Duck, NC, USA. Coastal Engineering Journal 42(3):273-294.

Serra T, Piera J, Catalan J, Colomer J, Roger E, Casamitjana X (2000): Particle and turbulence measurements in lakes: application to the rising plume of Lake Banyoles. Verhandlungen Internationale Vereinigung für Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie 27:256-260.


Traykovski P, Latter R, Irish JD (1999): A laboratory evaluation of the laser in situ scattering and transmissometery instrument using natural sediments. Marine Geology 159:355–367.


Dickey TD, Chang GC, Agrawal YC, Williams AJ, Hill PS (1998): Sediment resuspension in the wakes of Hurricanes Edouard and Hortense. Geophysical Research Letters 25:3533–3536.


Agrawal YC, Pottsmith HC (1994): Laser Diffraction Particle Sizing in STRESS. Continental Shelf Research 14:1101–1121.
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Lynch JF, Irish JD, SherwoodCR, Agrawal YC (1994): Determining suspended sediment particle-size information from acoustical and opticalbackscatter measurements. Continental Shelf Research 14:1139–1165.
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