The selected publications on this page have been organized by research program area. Hotlinks and PDF’s to publications are provided where available.
Estuarine Seabed and Shoreline Processes
Xu, K., Corbett, D.R., Walsh, J.P., Young, D., Briggs, K.B., Cartwright, G.M., Friedrichs, C.T., Harris, C.K., Mickey, R.C. and S. Mitra. 2014 Seabed Erodibility Variations on the Louisiana Continental Shelf Before and After the 2011 Mississippi River Flood. Estuaries and Coasts, 149: 283-293.
Eulie, D., J.P. Walsh, D.R. Corbett, 2013. High-Resolution Measurements of Shoreline Change and Application of Balloon-Aerial Photography, Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine System, North Carolina, USA. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 11,151-160.
Kirwan, M., A.B. Murray, J.P. Donnelly, D.R. Corbett, 2011 Rapid Wetland Expansion During European Settleement and Its Implication for Marsh Survival Under Modern Sediment Delivery Rates. Geology, 39(5) 507-510.
Coastal Storms Impacts and Barrier Island Dynamics
*Rabien, K.A, Culver, S.J., Buzas, M.A., Corbett, D.R., Walsh, J.P. and H.R. Tichenor. In press. The foraminiferal signature of recent Gulf of Mexico hurricanes. Journal of Foraminiferal Research.
Corbett, D.R., Walsh, J.P., Harris, C.K., Ogston, A.S. and A.R. Orpin. 2014. Formation and preservation of sedimentary strata from coastal events: Insights from measurements and modeling. Continental Shelf Research, 86: 1-5.
Mulligan, R.P., Walsh, J.P., and H. Wadman. In press. Wind-generated storm surge and surface waves in North Carolina Estuaries during Hurrican Irene, 2011, Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering.
Riggs, S.R., Ames, D.V., Culver, S.J., Mallinson, D.J., Corbett, D.R., and Walsh, J.P., 2009, Eye of a human hurricane: Pea Island, Oregon Inlet, and Bodie Island, northern Outer Banks, North Carolina, in Kelley, J.T., Pilkey, O.H., and Cooper, J.A.G., eds., America’s Most Vulnerable Coastal Communities: Geological Society of America Special Paper 460, p. 43-71, doi:10.1130/2009.2460(04). Smith paper
Smith, C. G. S.J. Culver, S.R. Riggs, D. Ames, D.R. Corbett, and D. Mallinson, 2008. Geospatial Analysis of Barrier Island Width of Two Segments of the Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA: anthropogenic curtailment of natural self-sustaining processes. Journal of Coastal Research. 24, 70-83.
McCoy, C.A., D.R. Corbett, 2009. Review of submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) in coastal zones of the Southeast and Gulf Coast regions of the United States with Management Implications. Journal of Environmental Management, 90(1) 644-651.
McCoy, C.A., D.R. Corbett, J.E. Cable, and R.K. Spruill, 2007. Hydrogeological characterization and quantification of submarine groundwater discharge in the southeast Coastal Plain of North Carolina, Journal of Hydrology, 339, 159-171.
McCoy, C. A., D. R. Corbett, B. A. McKee, and Z. Top, 2007. An evaluation of submarine groundwater discharge along the continental shelf of Louisiana using a multiple tracer approach, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C03013, doi:10.1029/2006JC003505.
River Interactions & Deltaic Systems
Kuehl., S.A., Alexander, C.R., Blair, N.E., Harris, C.K., Marsaglia, K.M., Ogston, A.S., Orpin, A.R., Roering, J.J., Bever, A.J., Bilderback, E.L., Carter, L., Cerovski-Darriau, C., Childress, L.B., Corbett, D.R., Hale, R.P., Leithold, E.L., Litchfield, N., Moriarty, J.M., Page, M.J., Pierce, L.E.R, Upton, P., & Walsh, J.P., In press. A source-to-sink perspective of the Waipaoa River margin. Earth Sci. Rev.
Kniskern, T., Mitra, S., Orpin, A.R., Harris, C.K., Walsh, J.P., and D.R. Corbett. 2014. “Characterization of a flood-associated deposit on the Waipaoa River shelf using radioisotopes and terrigenous organic matter abundance and composition. Continental Shelf Research, 86: 66-84.
Walsh, J.P., Corbett, D.R., Ogston, A.S., Nittrouer, C., Kuehl, S.A., Allison, M.A., and S.L. Goodbred Jr. 2013. Shelf and slope sedimentation associated with large deltaic systems. Editors: T.S. Bianchi, M.A. Allison, and W. Cai, In: Biogeochemical Dynamics at Major River-Coastal Interfaces: Linkages with Global Change. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 704 pgs.
Corbett, D.R., Dail, M.D, McKee, B.A., 2007. High frequency time-series of the dynamic sedimentation processes on the western shelf of the Mississippi River delta. Continental Shelf Research, 27, 1600-1615.
Walsh, J. P., C. R. Alexander, T. Gerber, A R. Orpin, and B. W. Sumners. 2007. Demise of a submarine canyon? Evidence for highstand infilling on the Waipaoa River continental margin, New Zealand, Geophysical Research Letters, 34: L20606, doi:10.1029/2007GL031142.
Dail, M.D., Corbett, D.R., Walsh, J.P., 2007. Assessing the Importance of a Major Hurricane on Continental Margin Sedimentation in the Mississippi Delta Region. Continental Shelf Research, 27, 1857-1874.
Wetland Sedimentation & Change
Romans, B.W., Castelltort, S., Covault, J.A., Fildani, A., & Walsh, J.P., In press. Environmental signal propagation in sedimentary systems across timescales. Earth Sci. Rev.
Walsh, J.P., Corbett, D.R., Kiker, J., Orpin A., Hale, R., and A. Ogston. 2014. Spatial and temporal variability in sediment deposition and seabed character on the Waipaoa River margin, New Zealand. Continental Shelf Research, 86: 85-102.
Lagomasino, D., D.R. Corbett, J.P. Walsh. 2013. Influence of Wind-Driven Inundation and Coastal Geomorphology on Sedimentation in Two Microtidal Marshes, Pamlico River Estuary, NC. Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science. 36 (6) 1165-1180; DOI 10.1007/s12237-013-9625-0.
Shearman, P., Bryan, J., and J.P. Walsh. 2013. Evidence for extensive losses in large deltaic systems of the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Coastal Research, 29: 1169-1183.
Kemp, A., B.P. Horton, C.H. Vane, C.E. Bernhardt, D.R. Corbett, S.E. Englehart, S.C. Anisfeld, A.C. Parnell and N. Cahill. Sea-level change during the last 2500 years in New Jersey, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews. 81, 90-104.
*Student was first-author, and Dr. Walsh or Dr. Corbett served as advisor, co-advisor or committee member
Estuarine Ecology and Human Health
Converse, R.R., M. F. Piehler and R.T. Noble. 2011. Contrasts in concentrations and loads of conventional and alternative indicators of fecal contamination in coastal stormwater. Water Research, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2011.07.029.
Piehler, M.F., C.A. Currin, N.S. Hall. 2010. Estuarine intertidal sandflat benthic microalgal responses to in situ and mesocosm nitrogen additions. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 390:99-105.
Stumpf, C.H., R.T. Noble, M.F. Piehler and S.P. Thompson. 2010. Loading of fecal indicator bacteria in North Carolina tidal creek headwaters: hydrographic patterns and terrestrial runoff relationships. Water Research 44: 4704-4715.
McMillan, S.K., M.F. Piehler, S.P. Thompson and H.W. Paerl. 2009. Denitrification of nitrogen released from senescing algal biomass in coastal agricultural headwater streams. Journal of Environmental Quality 39:274-281.
Piehler, M.F., J. Dyble, P.H. Moisander, A.D. Chapman, J. Hendrickson and H.W. Paerl. 2009. Interactions between nitrogen dynamics and the phytoplankton community in Lake George, Florida, USA. Lake and Reservoir Management, 25:1-14.
O’Connor, M.I., M.F. Piehler, D.M. Leech, A. Anton, and J.F. Bruno. 2009. Warming and resource availability shift food web structure and metabolism. PLoS Biology 7(8): e1000178. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000178.
Peterson, C.H., K.W. Able, C. Frieswyk DeJong, M.F. Piehler, C.A. Simenstad, and J.B.Zedler. 2008. Practical proxies for tidal marsh ecosystem services. Advances in Marine Biology 54:221-266.
Paerl, H.W. and M.F. Piehler. 2008. Nitrogen and Marine Eutrophication. In, D.G, Capone, M. Mulholland and E. Carpenter (Eds.). Nitrogen in the Marine Environment, Vol. 2. Academic Press, Orlando.
Peterson, C.H., R.T. Barber, K.L. Cottingham, H.K. Lotze, C.A. Simenstad, R.R. Christian, M.F. Piehler, and J. Wilson. 2008. National Estuaries, Chapter 7. In (S. Julius, and J. West, eds.) SAP4.4 Adaptive options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources, U.S. EPA Global Climate Change Research Office, Washington, DC. 108 pp.
Perovich, G, Q. Dortch, J. Goodrich, P.S. Berger, J. Brooks, T.J. Evens, C.J. Gobler, J. Graham, J. Hyde, D. Karner, D. O’Shea, V. Paul, H. Paerl, M. Piehler, B. Rosen, M. Santelmann, P. Tester and J. Westrick. 2008. Cyanobacterial blooms: Causes, prevention and mitigation. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 619:185-216.
Ensign, SH SK McMillan, SP Thompson and MF Piehler. 2006. Nitrogen and phosphorus attenuation within the stream network of a coastal, agricultural watershed. Journal of Environmental Quality 35:1237-1247.
Valdes-Weaver, LM, MF Piehler, JLPinckney, KE Howe, K Rossignol and HW Paerl. 2006. Long-term temporal and spatial patterns of phytoplankton community structure in a hydrologically variable estuarine continuum: the Neuse River Estuary-Pamlico Sound, NC, USA. Limnology and Oceanography 51:1410-1420.
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Nathan Richards, Calvin Mires, Sami Seeb & Michael Dermody. An Eagles Island Ships’ Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail, in The Newsletter of Historic Wilmington Foundation, 17(3):5
2011 The Vernacular Watercraft of Castle Island, Washington, North Carolina (With Bradley A. Rodgers). Due for publication in At the Edge of the Known World: Vernacular Boats and Ships as Technological Adaptations to New Environments, Evans, Amanda and Mark Staniforth (eds.). In press.
2010 Ship Abandonment, in Catsambis, Alex, Ben Ford and Donny Hamilton (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom. In press. LINK TO PDF
2010 A Bermudian workhorse: The Dockyard Lighter Wreck, Royal Navy Dockyard, in Bermuda Journal of Archaeology and Maritime History. Under Consideration (With Joseph C. Hoyt).
2009 Skeletons in Black Bay: Wrecks bridge the gap between iron- and steel-hulled sailing ships, inMARITimes: Magazine of the Bermuda Maritime Museum. Volume 21(3): 14-16 (With Bradley A. Rodgers and Theresa R. Hicks).
2009 Dockyard ‘workhorse’: Unidentified wreck is most likely a steam lighter, in MARITimes: Magazine of the Bermuda Maritime Museum. Volume 21(3): 18-19 (With Joseph C. Hoyt).
2009 Conflict and Commerce: Maritime Archaeological Site Distribution as Cultural Change on the Roanoke River, North Carolina (With Franklin Price), in Historical Archaeology 43(4):75-96. LINK TO PDF
2009 A gunboat rediscovered, in MARITimes: Magazine of the Bermuda Maritime Museum. Volume 21(3): 11-13 (With Calvin Mires, Joseph C. Hoyt and Peter Campbell). LINK TO PDF
2008 Virtual Modelling and 3D Photogrammetry for Maritime Heritage: Exercises in Eos Photomodeler Pro 5.0, in Bulletin of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Volume 32: 27-41. (With Brian Diveley, Michelle Liss, and Sami Seeb). LINK TO PDF
2008 Ships Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Formation Process. University Press of Florida Gainesville, FL.
2007 Garden Island (1906-1945) – Graveyard of Ships, in Nash, Mike (ed.), Shipwreck! Nautical Archaeology in Australia, University of Western Australia Press: Fremantle, pps. 183-193
2007 Artefact Patterning at the Holdfast Bay Jetty: Part 2, an Interpretation of the Archaeological Deposit, inBulletin of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, (With Chris Lewczak). Volume 31: 55-62. LINK TO PDF
2007 Artefact Patterning at the Holdfast Bay Jetty: Part 1, a General Consideration of N-Transforms, inBulletin of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, (With Chris Lewczak) Volume 31: 44-54. LINK TO PDF
2007 An Eagles Island Ships’ Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail, in The Newsletter of Historic Wilmington Foundation. 17(3): 5 (With Calvin Mires, Sami Seeb and Michael Dermody). LINK TO PDF
2006 The Abandoned Ships’ Project, in Historical Archaeology. 40(4): 84-102. (With Mark Staniforth). LINK TO PDF
2005 Unfit for further use: Watercraft discard in Tasmania (1808-1997), in Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Volume 29: 25-39. (With Michael Nash) LINK TO PDF
2005 Thematic Studies in Australian Maritime Archaeology, in Staniforth, Mark, and Nash, Mike (eds.),Australian Approaches to Maritime Archaeology, Kluwer Press: New York, pp. 41-54. LINK TO PDF
2005 The archaeological examination of watercraft abandonment in Australia: A retrospective, in Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, Volume 29: 61-76. LINK TO PDF
2005 Ruling Theories Linger: Questioning the Identity of the Beaufort Inlet Shipwreck, in International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 34(1): 24-37. (With Bradley A. Rodgers, and Wayne Lusardi). LINK TO PDF
2004 The role of geo-politics in cultural site formation: A case study from the Northern Territory, in Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, Volume 28: 97-106.
2003 The role of isolation in cultural site formation: A case study from Strahan, Tasmania, in Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Volume 27: 77-84. LINK TO PDF
2003 South Australia’s “Floating Coffin”: the diseased, the destitute, and the derelict Fitzjames (1852 – c.1900), in The Great Circle, Volume 25(1) pp. 19-39. (With Sally K. May). LINK TO PDF
2002 Back to the Bay: An overview of the Holdfast Bay Project 1974-2000 and the reinvigoration of avocational maritime archaeology in South Australia. Bulletin of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Volume 26: 19-26. (With Christopher Lewczak) LINK TO PDF
2001 Garden Island Ships Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail. Heritage South Australia: Adelaide. (With Robyn Hartell)
2000 The Ships Graveyard, in Marr, Jane (ed.). The Port River. City of Port Adelaide Enfield: Adelaide. Pp. 33.
2000 Recommendations for Future Web-based Aspects of the Flinders University Archaeology Topic: ARCH 3007 ‘Power, Ethnicity and Gender in Archaeology,’ in Smith, Claire. 2000. Archaeology in Cyberspace: A Pilot study at Flinders University, South Australia. Southern Archaeology: South Australia pp.77-80.
1999 The Garden Island Ships’ Graveyard: Results and Findings of Archaeological Fieldwork 1996-1998,Proceedings of the National Archaeology Students’ Conference 1998. Australian National University: Canberra, pp.11-18.
1999 Garden Island Ships’ Graveyard: Maritime Heritage Trail, in Heritage South Australia Newsletter.Number 15 (July): 14-15.
1998 Inferences from the study of Iron and Steamship Abandonment: A Case Study from the Garden Island Ship’s Graveyard, South Australia, in Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Volume 22(1): 75-80. LINK TO PDF
Public Policy and Coastal Sustainability
“Hybrid Institutions”: Applications of Common Property Theory Beyond Discrete Property Regimes” The International Journal of the Commons Vol 4, No 1 (2010) Joint with Laura German. LINK TO PDF
“Industrialized-Country Mitigation Policy and Resource Transfers to Developing Countries: Improving and Expanding Greenhouse Gas Offsets”, in Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy: Implementing Architectures for Agreement, Joseph Aldy and Robert Stavins, editors, Campbridge University Press:Cambridge, MA. 2009.
“Life Cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis of Extensive Vegetated Roof Systems” Journal of Environmental Management 87 (3), 2008, pp. 350-363.
Joint with Tim Carter.
“Farm Level Irrigation and the Marginal Cost of Water Use: Evidence from Georgia,” Journal of Environmental Management 80, 2006, pp. 311-317,. Joint with Yassert Alvarez-Gonzalez and Jeffrey Mullen.
“Coastal Erosion Management from a Community Economics Perspective: the Feasibility and Efficiency of User Fees” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 37:2, 2005, pp. 451-46. Joint with Warren Kriesel and Craig Landry.
“Sequestration Rental Policies and the Price Path of Carbon”.” Climate Policy 4 (4), 2005, 419-425.
“Tax Interaction Effects, Environmental Regulation, and “Rule of Thumb” Adjustments to Social Cost.”Environmental and Resource Economics 30, 2005, 73-92. Joint with Brian Murray and Walter Thurman.
“Pooling of Uncertainty: Enforcing Tradable Permits Regulation when Emissions are Stochastic,” Environmental and Resource Economics 29 (4), 2004, pp. 459-481. Joint with Janusz Mrozek.
“Financing Beach Improvements: Comparing Two Approaches on the Georgia Coast,’ Coastal Management Journal 32 (4), 2004, pp. 433-447. Joint with Warren Kriesel and Craig Landry.
“Expanding the National Flood Insurance Program to Cover Coastal Erosion Damage.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 35 (3), 2003, pp. 447-455. Joint with Warren Kriesel and Craig Landry.
“Water — A Public Resource Or A Commodity”: What Are The Real Policy Questions?,” November 2003, Joint with Ron Cummings and Ben Thompson
“Designing a Carbon Dioxide Trading System: The Advantages of Upstream Regulation,” July 2002
“Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services Provided by Oyster Reefs”. 2012 Bioscience, 62 (10), 900-909. Joint with J.H. Grabowski, R.D. Brumbaugh, R. Conrad, J. Opaluch, Charles Peterson, Michael Piehler, Sean Powers, and Ashely Smyth
Chapters in Edited Volumes
Smith, M. D., Murray, A. B., Gopalakrishnan, S., Keeler, A. G., Landry, C., et. al., (2015). Geoengineering Coastlines: From Accidental to Intentional. In Press, Coastal Zones Solutions for the 21st Century.
Dr. Nancy White Selected Publications
White NM AND DE Line D.E. 2010. Watershed monitoring and TMDL modeling to assess bacterial loading in estuarine environments to improve management, Selected to be published in the Proceedings of the TCS22 Annual Conference
Patchanee, Prapas, Bayleyegn Molla Zewde, Nancy White, Daniel E Line, Wondwossen Gebreyes. 2010. Tracking Salmonella contamination in various watersheds with phenotypic and genotypic diversity. To be published in Food borne Pathogens and Disease, MS # FPD-2010-05728.~1
Line, D.E. and N.M. White. 2006. Effects of Development on Runoff and Pollutant Export. /Water Environment Research/ 79(2):185-190.
Kirby-Smith William and NM White. 2005. Bacterial Contamination Associated with Estuarine Shoreline Development. Journal of Applied Microbiology. JAM-2005-0127.R1
Berke, Philip R., Joe McDonald, Nancy M. White, Dan Line, Michael Holmes, Kat Oury, Rhonda Ryznar. 2003.”Greening Development to Protect Watersheds: Is New Urbanism the Answer?” Journal of American Planning Association, V69, #4, pps 397-413.
Line, D. E., NM White, DL Osmond, Gregory Jennings and Carolyn Mojonnier. 2002. Pollutant Export from Various Land Uses in the Upper Neuse River Basin, Water Environment Research, V74, #1.
White, Nancy. 2002. Protecting estuarine water quality through design. Pub #: UNC–SG–01-13
Hunt, William F. and Nancy White. 2001. Designing rain gardens (bio-retention areas). Series Title: Urban waterways; AG (Series); 588-3.
Cherry, Diane; Leon Danielson, Steve Smutko, Tom Vukina, and Nancy White. 1998. Framework and methodologies for estimating the benefits from erosion and sedimentation pollution control. Report to NC Sedimentation and Pollution Control Commission. June, 1998.