Project Summary

Experimental Design

Results (1)

Results (2)






This page contains a list of all the research papers relevant to this project.  They are classified by theme, and links are made when they can be viewed on the net.  











Bacterial Monitoring:

Baudart, J.; Grabulos, J.P.; Barusseau, J.; and Lebaron, P.  2000.  Salmonella spp. And Fecal Coliform Loads in Coastal Waters from a Point vs. Nonpoint Source of Pollution. J. Environ. Qual 29:241-250.

Mallin, M. A.; Cahoon, L. B; Lowe, P.R.; Merritt, J.F.; Sizemore, R.K.; and Williams, K.E.  Winter 2000.  Restoration of Shellfishing Waters in a Tidal Creek Following Limited Dredging.  Journal of Coastal Research.  16(1): 40-47.

Schiff, K.C.; Weisberg, S.B.; and Dorsey, J.H.  1997.  Microbiological Monitoring of Marine Recreational Waters in Southern California.  Available online  07/13/00.

Shadix, L.C.; Dunnigan, M.E.; and Rice, E.W.  1993.  Detection of Escherichia coli by the Nutrient Agar plus 4-Methylumbelliferyl b-D-Glucoronide (MUG) Membrane Filter Method.  Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  39: 1066-1070. 

URS Greiner Woodward-Clyde.  1999.  Evaluation of beach advisory zones: an initial field and literature investigation on the lateral extent of beach advisory zones due to elevated bacteria levels.  Prepared for Santa Barbara Environmental Health Services, Santa Barbara County Water Agency, and City of Santa Barbara Department of Public Works.


Bacterial Survival:

Munro, P.M.; Gauthier, M.J.; Breittmayer, V.A.; and Bongiovanni, J.  1989.  Influence of osmoregulation Processes on Starvation Survival of Escherichia coli in Seawater.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  55(8): 2017-2024.

Sorensen, S.J.  1991.  Survival of Escherichia coli K12 in Seawater.  FEMS Microbiology Ecology.  85: 161-168.


Bacterial Survival and Sediment Studies :

Davies, C.M.; Long, J.A.H; Donald, M; and Ashbolt, N.J.  1995.  Survival of Fecal Microorganisms in the Marine and Freshwater Sediments.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 61(5):1888-1896. 

Laliberte, P.; and Grimes, D.J.  1982.  Survival of Escherichia coli in Lake Bottom Sediment.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  43(3): 623-628.

Marino, R.P.; and Gannon, J.J.  1991.  Survival of Fecal Coliforms and Fecal Streptococci in Storm Drain Sediment.  Water Research.  25(9): 1089-1098.

Obiri-Danso, K.; and Jones, K.  2000.  Intertidal Sediments as Reservoirs for Hippurate Negative Campylobacters, Salmonellae and Faecal Indicators in three EU recognized Bathing Waters in North West England.  Wat. Res.  34(2):519-527. 



Turner Design Environmental Sciences: Fluorescein.  Bulletin 103.  Available online.  07/11/00 

Stacey, M.T; Cowen, E.A; Powell, T.M; Dobbins, E; Monismith, S.G, and Koseff, J.R.  2000.  Plume Dispersion in a Stratified, near-Coastal Flow: Measurements and Modeling.  Continental Shelf Research.  20: 637-663. 



Appendices Guidance for Beaches and Recreational Waters (DRAFT).  California Department of Health Services.  March 7, 2000.  Available online  07/10/00.


Public Health:

Kebabjian, Richard.  May 1994.  Monitoring the Effects of Urban Runoff on Recreational Waters.  Journal of Environmental Health. 56(9): 15-18.

Gersberg, R.M.; Matkovis, M.; Dodge, D.; McPherson, T.; Boland, J.M.  1995.  Experimental Opening of a Costal California Lagoon:  Effect on Bacterial Quality of Recreational Ocean Waters.  Journal of Environmental Health 58(2): 24-29.

Santa Monica Bay Restoration Project.  An Epidemiological Study of Possible Adverse Health Effects of Swimming in Santa Monica Bay.  May 14, 1996.  Available upon request (phone: (213) 266-7516).  


Physical Characteristics: 

Fischer, H.B.; List, E.J.; Koh, R.C.Y.; and Brooks N.H.  1979.  Mixing in inland and Coastal waters.  San diego: Academic Press, Inc.

Bowden, K.F.  1967.  Horizontal Mixing in the Sea due to a Shearing Current.  J. of Fluid Mech. 21(2):83-95.

Denny, M.W.  1988.  Biology and the Mechanics of the Wave-Swept Environment.  Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Moffatt & Nichol Enigeers.  2000.  Draft Report Carpinteria Salt Mash Tidal Inlet Study, Prepared for Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and Water Agency.  M & N File: 4522.

Scripps.  1981.  Report on Data from the Nearshore Sediment Transport Study Experiment at Letbetter Beach.  Cal. Scripps Inst. of Oceanography. 


Slough information:

Fong, P.; Nordby, C.; Covin, J.;Tiszler, J.; and Zedler, J.  Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve/Management Plan.  CA Department of Fish and Game.  March 20, 1988.

Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.  Contact: Karl Treiberg.  Final Program Environmental Impact Report/ Draft Environmental Assessment for Routine Maintenance Activities in the Goleta Slough.  County of Santa Barbara Resource Management Department.  1993.

Sears, K.  Memorandum: Goleta Slough Sampling From 10-26-99 to 10-29-99.  County of Santa Barbara, CA.  June 1, 2000. 



Last updated April 28, 2001