Publications

Publications & Presentations

2017

  • Church, I., A. Greer, L. Quas, M. Williamson, 2017, Multibeam water column filtering methods to improve data management and bio-acoustic interpretation, Poster Presentation at GeoHab 2017, Halifax, NS. Canada 
  • Quas, L., I. Church, S.J. O’Brien, J. Wiggert, 2017, Correlating high-resolution multibeam sonar backscatter with benthic sediment grain-size distributions to aid numerical modeling in the Mississipi Bight, Poster Presentation at GeoHab 2017, Halifax, NS. Canada 
  • Church, I., L. Quas, M. Williamson, 2017, Multibeam Water Column Data Processing Techniques to Facilitate Scientific Bio-Acoustic Interpretation, Proceedings of the US Hydrographic Conference 2017, Galveston, TX, United States, 11pp.
  • Quas, L., I. Church, S.J. O’Brien, J. Wiggert, M. Williamson, 2017, Application of high-resolution multibeam sonar backscatter to guide oceanographic investigations in the Mississippi Bight, Proceedings of the US Hydrographic Conference 2017, Galveston, TX, United States, 15pp.
  • Williamson, M., I. Church, L. Quas, 2017, Using multibeam sonar water column backscatter to examine physical oceanography variability in the coastal environment of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Presentation at US Hydrographic Conference 2017, Galveston, TX, United States.
  • Oguntuase, J., I. Church, 2017, Extending the Range of Post-Processed Kinematic Positioning For Airborne Lidar Systems (CZMIL). Presentation at the US Hydrographic Conference 2017, Galveston, TX, United States.
  • O’Brien S, S. Dykstra, L. Quas, B. Dzwonkowski, S. Howden, D. Wallace, I. Church, O. Schofield , T. Miles, J. Wiggert, 2017, Characterizing Spatial and Temporal Changes of the Suspended Particulate Matter in the Mississippi Sound and Mississippi Bight. Presentation at the Gulf or Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, United States.
  • Quas L, I. Church, M. Williamson, 2017, Correlation of benthic sediment grain-size distributions to high-resolution multibeam sonar backscatter in the Mississippi Bight. Presentation at the Gulf or Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, United States
  • Williamson M., I. Church, L. Quas, A. Greer, C. Briseno-Avena, 2017, Visualizing the structure of freshwater plumes in the coastal Gulf of Mexico using high frequency multibeam sonar water column backscatter. Presentation at the Gulf or Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, United States.
  • Church, I., A. Greer, M. Williamson, L. Quas, 2017, Multibeam Water Column Data Processing Techniques to Facilitate Bio-Acoustic Interpretation. Presentation at the Gulf or Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, United States.
  • Greer A., L. Chiaverano, I. Church, M. Williamson, C. Briseno-Avena, R. Cowen, 2017, Combining Multibeam Acoustics and In Situ Imaging to Resolve Patch Structure of Shrimp Aggregations and Gelatinous Zooplankton in Relation to Hypoxia. Presentation at the Gulf or Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, United States.

2016

  • Hughes Clarke, J. E. (2016). First wide-angle view of channelized turbidity currents links migrating cyclic steps to flow characteristics. Nature Communications, 7(May), 11896. http://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms11896
  • Crawford, A.J., P. Wadhams, T. Wagner, A. Stern, E. Abrahamsen, I. Church, R. Bates,  K. Nicholls, 2016, Journey of an Arctic ice island. Oceanography, 29(2), http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.30.
  • Church, I., J.E. Hughes Clarke, S. Haigh, 2016, The integration of a high-resolution baroclinic hydrodynamic model with multibeam echosounder data reduction: Examining depth uncertainty and model skill assessment2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting, poster presentation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • O’brien, S., P. Fitzpatrick, B. Dzwonkowski, S. Dykstra, D. Wallace, I. Church, J. Wiggert, 2016, Multivariate analysis of the influences of oceanic and meteorological processes on suspended particulate matter distributions in Mississippi coastal waters. 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting, poster presentation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Buijsman, M. I. Church, J. Haydel, K. Martin, A. Shiller, D. Wallace, J. Blancher, A. Foltz, A. Griffis, T. Kosciuch, A. Kincketootle, E. Pierce, V. Young, 2016, From Proposal Writing to Data Collection to Presentation: Physical Oceanography Laboratory Class Students Explore the Fundamentals of Science. 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting, poster presentation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Church, I., M. Williamson, L. Quas, G. Jacobs, 2016, Reducing uncertainty in multibeam sonar depth estimates through integration with high resolution numerical models. 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, poster presentation, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  • Greer, A.T., I. Church, A. Boyette, W.M. Graham, 2016, Acoustical and optical characterization of marine snow layers in the northern Gulf of Mexico: layer types and mechanisms of formation. 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, poster presentation, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  • Quas, L., I. Church, M. Williamson, J. Wiggert, 2016, Application of High-Resolution Multibeam Sonar Backscattter to Estimate Benthic Sediment Type Distributions in the Mississippi Bight. 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, poster presentation, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  • Williamson, M.. I. Church, L. Quas, A. Greer, 2016, High Frequency Multibeam Sonar Water Column Backscatter: A 3D View of Water Column Acoustic Anomalies to Facilitate Ecosystem Science. 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, poster presentation, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  • O’Brien, S.J., P. Fitzpatrick, B. Dzwonkowski, D.J. Wallace, I. Church, and J.D. Wiggert, 2016, Influence of physical processes and meteorological parameters on the concentration of Suspended Particulate Matter derived from MODIS reflectance at 645 nm in the Mississippi Sound. 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, oral presentation, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  • Cowen, R.K., W.M. Graham, F.J. Hernandez, J.W. Krause, S.D. Howden, I. Church, C. Briseño-Avena, A.T. Greer, A.L. Deary, 2016, CONCORDE: Preliminary results on measurement of fine-scale to sub-mesoscale processes driving the distribution and transport of plankton in the highly dynamic coastal shelf system of the northern GOM. 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, poster presentation, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  • Deary, A.L., A. M. Hoover, F.J. Hernandez, R.K. Cowen, I. Church, J. Krause, A.T. Greer, C. Briseño-Avena, A. Boyette, and W.M. Graham, 2016, CONCORDE: Preliminary distribution of plankton along three sampling corridors in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, poster presentation, Tampa, Florida, USA.

2015

  • McHugh, C., I. Church, M.S. Kim, and D. Maggio, 2015, Comparison of horizontal and vertical resolvable resolution between repetitive multibeam surveys using different kinematic GNSS methods. International Hydrographic Review, No. 14, November 2015, pp. 7-18
  • Maggio, D., I. Church, C. McHugh, M.S. Kim, 2015, A Comparison of Overlapping Data from Bathymetric and Fisheries Multibeam Sonars.  U.S. Hydro 2015, 17pp.
  • Church, I. 2015, The 2015 USM Hydrographic Science Graduate Program Summer Field Project: Adventures with a Tilted EM2040c. FEMME 2015, poster presentation, Singapore.
  • Xie, H., L. Geng, L. Fortier, and I. Church, 2015, Origin or the subsurface anomaly of dissolved methane in seawater on the Baffin Bay and Labrador shelves. 49th CMOS Congress, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Church, I., 2015, The integration of hydrodynamic numerical models with hydrographic data collection and processing. U.S. Hydro 2015, oral and poster presentation, Washington, D.C, USA.
  • Kim, M.S., I. Church, C. McHugh, D. Maggio, and S. Howden, 2015, Examining the uncertainty associated with the establishment of an ellipsoid to chart datum separation surface using GNSS buoys. U.S. Hydro 2015, poster presentation, Washington, D.C, USA.
  • McHugh, C., I. Church, M.S. Kim, and D. Maggio, 2015, Comparison of horizontal and vertical resolvable resolution between repetitive multibeam surveys using different kinematic GNSS methods. U.S. Hydro 2015, oral and poster presentation, Washington, D.C, USA.
  • Church, I. 2015, Monitoring benthic habitats within Mississippi Sound using high precision multibeam sonar. 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, poster presentation, Houston, Texas, USA.
  • Hughes Clarke, J.E., 2015, Multispectral Acoustic Backscatter from Multibeam, Improved Classification Potential, Proceedings of the US Hydrographic Conference, National Harbor, MD, 2015, 18pp.
  • Pereira, D.J. and Hughes Clarke, J.E., 2015, Improving shallow water multibeam target detection at low grazing angles: Proceedings of the US Hydrographic Conference, National Harbor, MD, 2015, 21pp.
  • Maclean, B., Blasco, S., Bennett, R., Hughes Clarke, J.E. and Patton, E., 2015, Mega-scale ridge and groove lineations, Peel Sound, Canadian Arctic Archipelago: in Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms: Modern, Quaternary and Ancient, eds. J. Dowdeswell, M. Canals, M. Jakbosson, B. Todd, E. Dowdeswell and K. Haan,Geological Society of London Memoir, Paper 944, accepted.
  • Brothers, L. L., Legere, C., Hughes Clarke, J. E., Kelley, J. T, Barnhardt, W. A., Andrews, B. D. and Belknap, D. F., 2015, Pockmarks in Passamaquoddy Bay, New Brunswick, Canada: in Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms: Modern, Quaternary and Ancient, eds. J. Dowdeswell, M. Canals, M. Jakbosson, B. Todd, E. Dowdeswell and K. Haan, Geological Society of London Memoir, Paper 904, in review.
  • Bennett, R. MacLean,B., Blasco, S. and Hughes-Clarke, J.E., 2015, Glacial lineations in Navy Board Inlet, Nunavut, Canada: in Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms: Modern, Quaternary and Ancient, eds. J. Dowdeswell, M. Canals, M. Jakbosson, B. Todd, E. Dowdeswell and K. Haan, Geological Society of London Memoir, Paper 897, accepted.
  • Hughes Clarke, J.E., Muggah, J., Renoud, W., Bell, T., Forbes, D.L, Cowan, B. and Kennedy, J., 2015, Reconnaissance seabed mapping around the Hall and Cumberland Peninsulas, Nunavut: Opening up the SE Baffin coastline to geological investigations; in Summary of Activities 2014, Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office,p.133-144.
  • Mate, D.J., Campbell, D.C, Barrie, V., Hughes Clarke, J., Muggah, J., Bell, T., Forbes, D.L. 2015, Integrated seabed mapping of Frobisher Bay, Nunavut, to support infrastructure development, exploration, and natural hazard assessment; in Summary of Activities 2014, Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office,p.145-152.

2014

  • Saint-Ange, F., Kuus, P., Blasco, S., Hughes Clarke, J. and MacKillop, K., 2014, Multiple failure styles related to shallow gas and fluid venting, upper slope Canadian Beaufort Sea, northern Canada., Marine Geology, v. 355, p. 136-149.
  • Lavoie, C., Jiménez, J.A., Canals, M., Lastras, G., de Mol, B., Amblas, D., Liquete, C., de Batist, M., Hughes Clarke, J.E. 2014, Influence on present-day coastal dynamics and evolution of a relict subaqueous delta lobe: Sol de Riu lobe, Ebro Delta., Continental Shelf Research, v. 74, p. 94-104.
  • Hughes Clarke, J.E., Marques, C.R., Pratomo, D, 2014, Imaging Active Mass-Wasting and Sediment Flows on a Fjord Delta, Squamish, British Columbia: in S. Krastel et al. (eds.), Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research, 37, p.249-260, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-00972-8 22.
  • Hamilton, T., Beaudoin, J. and Hughes Clarke, J.E., 2014, An improved ray-tracing algorithm: Proceedings of the Canadian Hydrographic Conference, Canadian Hydrographic Association, 20pp.

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2012

  • Jakobsson, M., L. Mayer, B. Coakley, J. A. Dowdeswell, S. Forbes, B. Fridman, H. Hodnesdal, R. Noormets, R. Pedersen, M. Rebesco, H. W. Schenke, Y. Zarayskaya, D. Accettella, A. Armstrong, R. M. Anderson, P. Bienhoff, A. Camerlenghi, I. Church, M. Edwards, J. V. Gardner, J. K. Hall, B. Hell, O. Hestvik, Y. Kristoffersen, C. Marcussen, R. Mohammad, D. Mosher, S. V. Nghiem, M. T. Pedrosa, P. G. Travaglini, and P. Weatherall (2012). “The International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO) Version 3.0.” Geophysical Research Letters, 39(12).
  • Piper, D.J.W., Deptuck, M.E, Mosher, D.C., Hughes Clarke, J.E. and Migeon, S., 2012, Erosional and Depositional Features of Glacial Meltwater Discharges on the Eastern Canadian Continental Margin: SEPM Special Publication, Vol. 99, “Application of the principles of Seismic Geomorphology to Continental-Slope and Base-of-Slope Systems: Case Studies from Seafloor and Near-Seafloor Analogues” p. 61-80.
  • Brothers, L.L., Kelley, J.T., Belknap, D.F., Barnhardt, W.A., Andrews, B.D., Legere, C. and Hughes Clarke, J.E., 2012, Shallow stratigraphic control on pockmark distribution in north temperate estuaries Marine Geology329-331 (2012) 34-45.
  • Hughes Clarke, J.E., S. Brucker, J. Muggah, I. Church,  D. Cartwright, P. Kuus, T. Hamilton, D. Pratomo and B. Eisan, 2012, The Squamish ProDelta: Monitoring Active Landslides and Turbidity Currents: Canadian Hydrographic Conference  2012, Proceedings, 15pp
  • Hughes Clarke, J.E., S. Brucker, J. Muggah, T. Hamilton, D. Cartwright, I. Church and P. Kuus, 2012, Temporal progression and spatial extent of mass wasting events on the Squamish prodelta slope: Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through Improved Understanding – Eberhardt et al. (eds) , Taylor and Francis Group, ISBN 978-0-415-62123-6, p.1091-1096..
  • Hughes Clarke, J.E., 2012, Optimal use of multibeam technology in the study of shelf morphodynamics:International Association of SedimentologySpecial Publication # 44, Sediments, Morphology and Sedimentary Processes on Continental Shelves: Advances in technologies, research and applications, Wiley,  ISBN 978-1-4443-5082-1, p. 1-28.
  • Duffy, G.P. anf J.E. Hughes Clarke, 2012, Measurement of bedload transport in a coastal sea using repeat swath bathymetry surveys: assessing bedload formulae using sand dune migration: International Association of SedimentologySpecial Publication # 44, Sediments, Morphology and Sedimentary Processes on Continental Shelves: Advances in technologies, research and applications, Wiley,  ISBN 978-1-4443-5082-1,p.249-272
  • Ian Church, John E. Hughes Clarke, Susan Haigh, Reenu Toodesh, 2012, Modelling the estuarine circulation of the Port of Saint John: Visualizing complex sound speed distribution. , Proceedings of the Canadian Hydrographic Conference, Niagara Falls 2012
  • Carlos Rubrio Marques, John E. Hughes Clarke, 2012, Automatic Mid-Water Target Tracking using Multibeam Water Column , Proceedings of the Canadian Hydrographic Conference, Niagara Falls 2012
  • Rodrigo de Campos Carvalho, John E. Hughes Clarke, 2012, Proper Environmental Reduction for Attenuation in Multi-sector Sonars , Proceedings of the Canadian Hydrographic Conference, Niagara Falls 2012

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