UCSB Ocean Surface Currents Mapping Project - Publications
Melton, C., L. Washburn, and C. Gotschalk, 2009, Wind relaxations and poleward flow events in a coastal upwelling system on the central California coast, in press, J. Geophys. Res., Oceans
Farwell, C., C.M. Reddy, E. Peacock, R.K. Nelson, L. Washburn, D. Valentine ,2009 Weathering and the fallout plume of heavy oil from strong petroleum seeps near coal oil point, CA, Environ. Sci. Technol., 43, 3542-3548, doi :10.1021/es802586g
McPhee-Shaw, E.E., D.A. Siegel, L. Washburn, M.A. Brzezinski, J.L. Jones, A. Leydecker, and J. Melack, 2007, Mechanisms for nutrient delivery to the inner shelf: Observations from the Santa Barbara Channel, Limnology and Oceanography 52(5): 1748-1766
Warrick, J.A., P.M. DiGiacomo, S.B. Weisberg, N.P. Nezlin, M. Mengeld, B.H. Jones, J.C. Ohlmann, L. Washburn, E.J. Terrill, K.L. Farnsworth,2007 River plume patterns and dynamics within the Southern California Bight, Continental Shelf Research, 27, 2427Ð2448, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2007.06.015
Ohlmann, C., P. White, L. Washburn, E. Terrill, B. Emery and M. Otero, 2007, Interpretation of Coastal HF Radar Derived Surface Currents with High-Resolution Drifter Data, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 24, 666-680, doi:10.1175/JTECH1998.1.
Mau, S., D.L. Valentine, J.F. Clark, J. Reed, R. Camilli, and L. Washburn, 2007, Dissolved methane distributions and air-sea flux in the plume of a massive seep field, Coal Oil Point, California, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 34, L22603
Anderson, C.R., M.A. Brzezinski, L. Washburn, and R. Kudela, 2006, Circulation and environmental conditions during a toxigenic Pseudo-nitzschia australis bloom in the Santa Barbara Channel, California, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 327, 119-133.
Emery, B.M., L. Washburn, M. Love, M.M. Nishimoto, and J. C. Ohlmann, 2006, "Do oil and gas platforms off California reduce recruitment of bocaccio (Sebastes paucispinis) to natural habitat? An analysis based on trajectories derived from high frequency radar", Fisheries Bulletin, 104:391-400.
Harlan, J. A., 2005, Short Time Scale Effects on High Frequency Radar-Derived Current Velocity Measurements, Univ. of Colo. Bolder, Ph.D. Thesis.
Cudaback, C. N., L. Washburn, and E. Dever, 2005, Subtidal inner-shelf circulation near Point Conception, California, J. Geophys. Res., 110, C10007, doi:10.1029/2004JC002608.
Bassin, C.J., L. Washburn, M. Brzezinski, and E. McPhee-Shaw, 2005, "Sub-mesoscale coastal eddies observed by high frequency radar: A new mechanism for delivering nutrients to kelp forests in the Southern California Bight", Geophys. Res., 32, doi:10.1029/2005GL023017.
Beckenbach, E.H., 2004, Surface Circulation in the Santa Barbara Channel: An Application of High Frequency Radar for Descriptive Physical Oceanography in the Coastal Zone, UCSB, Ph.D. Thesis.
DiGiacomo, P.M., L. Washburn, B. Holt, and B.H. Jones, 2004, "Coastal pollution hazards in Southern California observed by SAR imagery: Stormwater plumes, wastewater plumes, and natural hydrocarbon seeps", Marine Pollution Bulletin, 49, 1013-1024.
Emery B.M., L. Washburn, and J.A. Harlan, 2004, "Evaluating Radial Current Measurements from CODAR High-Frequency Radars with Moored Current Meters", Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 21, 8, 1259-1271.
Beckenbach, E.H., and L. Washburn, 2004, "Low frequency waves in the Santa Barbara Channel observed by high frequency radar", J. Geophys. Res., 109, doi:10.1029/2003JC00199.
Emery, B.M., L. Washburn, and J.A. Harlan, 2003, Evaluating radial component current measurements from CODAR high frequency radars and moored in situ current meters, Proceedings of the First International Radiowave Oceanography Workshop, Timberline Lodge, OR, 9-12 April.
Washburn, L., E. H. Beckenbach, B. M. Emery, and J.A. Harlan, 2003, HF radar observations of surface currents in the vicinity of Pt. Conception California, Proceedings of the First International Radiowave Oceanography Workshop, Timberline Lodge, OR, 9-12 April.
Nishimoto, M.M., and L. Washburn, 2002, Patterns of coastal eddy circulation and abundance of pelagic juvenile fish in the Santa Barbara Channel, California, USA, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 241, 183-199.