Reports and Documents

The following documents were funded by SIMoN or involved SIMoN staff. The MBNMS web site also has a list of Research Publications.

Raimondi and Carr (2015)
Assessment of intertidal and subtidal impacts of the Alder Creek Landslide
1.3 MB PDF
Dietrich and Lonhart (2010)
Undaria pinnatifida: testing different methods of removal and the re-growth potential of an invasive kelp
1 MB PDF
Carr et al. (2010)
“Monitoring MPAs by SCUBA in waters off Central California: 2007/8 results of PISCO baseline monitoring surveys”
4.6 MB PDF (pamphlet)
Hoover, Emanuelson and Conley (2010)
“Big Sur Fire Study: Winter 2008-2009”
451 KB PDF
Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report (2010)
Web link
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report (2009)
Web link
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report (2009)
Web link
Lonhart and Bunzel (2009)
Final Report to NOAA Community-Based Restoration Program: Monterey Bay Undaria Removal Project
1.2 MB PDF
Oliver et al. (2009)
“Benthic Invertebrate Communities in the Peripheral Wetlands of Elkhorn Slough Ranging from Very Restricted to Well Flushed by Tides”
4.4 MB PDF
Ferry-Graham et al. (2009)
“Fish surveys at the Moss Landing Power Plant outfall”
8.7 MB PDF
Oftedal et al. (2008)
“Nutritional constraints on the southern sea otter in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and a comparison to sea otter populations at San Nicolas Island, California and Glacier Bay, Alaska”
14.6 MB PDF
Silver and Bargu (2007)
“Phytoplankton toxins in critical prey species in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary”
1.1 MB PDF
Hardin et al. (2007)
“Literature review to characterize environmental contaminants that may affect the southern sea otter”
1.5 MB PDF
Pennington et al. (2007)
“Ocean observing in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: CalCOFI and the MBARI time series”
550 KB PDF
Bentall and Tinker (2006)
“The effect of the Moss Landing power plant thermal discharge plume on sea otter behavior and distribution: A preliminary study”
240 KB PDF
Carr et al. (2006)
“Informing decision-making for the coastal highway management plan: A biological sensitivity assessment for intertidal and shallow habitats on the Big Sur coast”
3.2 MB PDF
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (2006)
“Ecological effects of the Moss Landing powerplant thermal discharge”
3.4 MB PDF
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Monismith et al. (2005)
“Hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics in Elkhorn Slough: A report to the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Foundation”
2.7 MB PDF
Bissett and Zimmerman (2004)
“Final report: Imaging spectroscopy of coastal habitats within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary”
1.7 MB PDF
Starr et al. (2004)
“A review of the ecological effectiveness of subtidal marine reserves in central California. Part I: Synopsis of scientific investigations”
4.9 MB PDF
Starr et al. (2004)
“A review of the ecological effectiveness of subtidal marine reserves in central California. Part II: Summary of existing marine reserves in central California and their potential benefits”
4.8 MB PDF
Kimura et al. (2003)
“A comparative intertidal study and user survey, Point Pinos, California”
7.8 MB PDF
National Marine Sanctuaries (2003)
“A Report to the sanctuary advisory council Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: 2003 field research review”
33 MB PDF
Starr et al. (2002)
“Trends in fisheries and fishery resources associated with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary from 1981 – 2000”
4.2 MB PDF