Larry G. Ward

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An assessment is made of contemporary effective sea-level rise (ESLR) for a sample of 40 deltas distributed worldwide. For any delta, ESLR is a net rate, defined by the combination of eustatic sea-level rise, the natural gross rate of fluvial sediment deposition and subsidence, and accelerated subsidence due to groundwater and hydrocarbon extraction. ESLR(More)
The Northwest Fisheries Science Center of the National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, uses the NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NWFSC series to issue scientific and technical publications. Manuscripts have been peer reviewed and edited. Documents published in this series may be cited in the scientific and technical literature.
—The environmental factors that determine the ability of airborne lidar bathymetry (ALB) to detect the seafloor are not well understood; however, water clarity is often considered the single factor for detection. A comparison of data from two different ALB systems (LADS-MKII and SHOALS-3000) of a small area offshore Gerrish Island, Maine, USA shows a(More)
  • Marine Geology, Larry G. Ward, Brent J. Zaprowski, Kevin D. Trainer
  • 2008
a r t i c l e i n f o Keywords: salt marshes sedimentology stratigraphy pollen accretion relative sea level climate effects Sedimentologic and stratigraphic characteristics of five tidal marshes in Great Bay Estuary, New Hampshire, which is located on the western boundary of the Gulf of Maine, were assessed from 20 vibracores, detailed descriptions of(More)
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