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Chant, RJ, DK Ralston, NK Ganju, C Pianca, AE Simonson, and RA Cartwright, 2020. Sediment budget estimates for a highly impacted embayment with extensive wetland loss, Estuaries and Coasts,

Eidam, EF, DA Sutherland, D.K. Ralston, B Dye, T Conroy, J Schmitt, P Ruggiero, J Wood, Impacts of 150 years of shoreline and bathymetric change in the Coos Estuary, Oregon, USA, Estuaries and Coasts,

Ralston, DK, B Yellen, JD Woodruff, S Fernald, 2020. Turbidity hysteresis in an estuary and tidal river following an extreme discharge event, Geophys. Res. Letters, 46, e2020GL088005,

Hoagland, P, A Beet, DK Ralston, GR Parsons, YA Shirazi, and EW Carr, 2020. Salinity Intrusion in a Modified River-Estuary System: A Framework for Integrated Source-to-Sea Management, Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:425,

Conroy, T, DA Sutherland, DK Ralston, 2020. Estuarine exchange flow variability in a seasonal, segmented estuary, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 50: 595-613,

Ralston, DK and SK Moore, 2020. Modeling harmful algal blooms in a changing climate, Harmful Algae, 91:101729,

Fringer, O, C Dawson, R He, DK Ralston, Y Zhang, 2019. The future of coastal and estuarine modeling: Findings from a workshop, Ocean Modelling, 143:101458,

Clark S, K Hubbard, DM Anderson, DJ McGillicuddy, Jr., DK Ralston, D Townsend, 2019. Pseudo-nitzschia Bloom Dynamics in the Gulf of Maine: 2012-2016, Harmful Algae, 88, 101656.

Ralston, DK and WR Geyer, 2019. Response to channel deepening of the salinity intrusion, estuarine circulation, and stratification in an urbanized estuary, J. Geophys. Res., 124 (7): 4784-4802,

Kranenburg WM, WR Geyer, AMP Garcia, and DK Ralston, 2019. Reversed lateral circulation in a sharp estuarine bend with weak stratification, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 49, 1619–1637,

Wang, A, DK Ralston, N Bi, Z Cheng, X Wu, H Wang, 2019. Seasonal variation in sediment transport and deposition associated with an Omega-shaped clinoform in the Yellow Sea, Continental Shelf Res., 179, 37-51,

Shirazi Y, EW Carr, GR Parsons, P Hoagland, DK Ralston, J-L Chen, 2019. Increased operational costs of electricity generation in the Delaware River and Estuary from salinity increases due to sea-level rise and a deepened channel. J. Environ. Manag. 244:228-234.

Pareja-Roman, LF, RJ Chant, DK Ralston, 2019. Wind generated waves and their role in the momentum budget and subtidal exchange of a coastal embayment, JGR-Oceans, 124, 1005-1028,

Ralston, DK, S Talke, WR Geyer, H Al’Zubadaei, and CK Sommerfield, 2019. Bigger tides, less flooding: Effects of dredging on barotropic dynamics in a highly modified estuary, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2018JC014313.

Chen, J-L, DK Ralston, WR Geyer, CK Sommerfield, and RJ Chant., 2019. Wave generation, dissipation, and disequilibrium in an embayment with complex bathymetry, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2018JC014381.

Burchard, H, Schuttelaars, HM, & Ralston, DK, 2018. Sediment trapping in estuariesAnnual Review of Marine Science10, 371-395.

Geyer WR and DK Ralston, 2018. A mobile pool of contaminated sediment in the Penobscot Estuary, Maine, USA, Sci Total Environ. 612: 694-707. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.195.

Ralston, DK, WR Geyer, 2017. Sediment transport time scales and trapping efficiency in a tidal river. J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surface, 122, 2042–2063.

Brosnahan, ML, DK Ralston, AD Fischer, AR Solow, DM Anderson, 2017. Bloom termination of the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella: Vertical migration behavior, sediment infiltration, and benthic cyst yield. Limnol. Oceanogr., 62: 2829–2849. doi:10.1002/lno.10664

Geyer, WR, DK Ralston, RC Holleman, 2017. Hydraulics and mixing in a laterally divergent channel of a highly stratified estuary. J. Geophys.Res. Oceans, 122, 4743–4760, doi:10.1002/2016JC012455.

Yellen, B, JD Woodruff, DK Ralston, DG MacDonald, DS Jones, 2017. Salt wedge dynamics lead to enhanced sediment trapping within side-embayments in high-energy estuaries. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012595.

Ralston, DK, GC Cowles, WR Geyer, RC Holleman, 2017. Turbulent and numerical mixing in a salt wedge estuary: dependence on grid resolution, bottom roughness, and turbulence closure. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC011738.

Rodenberg, LA and DK Ralston, 2017. Historical sources of polychlorinated biphenyls to the sediment of the New York/New Jersey Harbor. Chemosphere, 169: 450–459 doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.11.096.

Holleman, RC, WR Geyer, DK Ralston, 2016. Stratified turbulence and mixing efficiency in a salt wedge estuary. J. Phys. Oceaongr., 46(6): 1769-1783, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0193.1.

Pineda, J, W Cho, V Starczak, AF Govindarajan, HM Guzman, Y Girdhar, RC Holleman, J Churchill, H Singh, DK Ralston, 2016. A crab swarm at an ecological hotspot: patchiness and population density from AUV observations at a coastal, tropical seamount. PeerJ, 4:e1770 PMCID: PMC4841253.

Ganju, NK, MJ Brush, B Rashleigh, AL Aretxabaleta, P del Barrio, M Forsyth, JS Grear, LA Harris, SJ Lake, G McCardell, J O’Donnell, DK Ralston, RP Signell, JM Testa, and JMP Vaudrey, 2016. Progress and challenges in coupled hydrodynamic-ecological estuarine modeling. Estuaries and Coasts, 39(2):311-332, doi:10.1007/s12237-015-0011-y. PMCID: PMC5053394.

Ralston, DK, ML Brosnahan, SE Fox, KD Lee, and DM Anderson, 2015. Temperature and residence time controls on an estuarine harmful algal bloom: Modeling hydrodynamics and Alexandrium fundyense in Nauset estuary. Estuaries and Coasts, doi:10.1007/s12237-015-9949-z.

Brosnahan, ML, L Velo-Suarez, DK Ralston, SE Fox, TR Sehein, A Shalapyonok, HM Sosik, RJ Olson, and DM Anderson, 2015. Rapid growth and concerted sexual transitions by a bloom of the harmful dinoflagellate Alexandrium fundyense (Dinophyceae). Limnol. Oceangr. 60(6):2059-2078, doi: 10.1002/lno.10155. PMCID: PMC5014212.

Halliday, E, DK Ralston, and R Gast, 2015. Contribution of sand-associated enterococci to dry weather water quality. Environ. Sci. Tech., 49(1):451-458, doi:10.1021/es504908h.

Geyer, WR, DK Ralston, 2015. Estuarine frontogenesisJ. Phys. Oceanogr., 45(2): 546-561, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-14-0082.1.

Ralston, DK, BA Keafer, ML Brosnahan, and DM Anderson, 2014. Temperature dependence of an estuarine harmful algal bloom: Resolving interannual variability in bloom dynamics using a degree day approach. Limnol. Oceanogr., 59(4):1112-1126, doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.4.1112.

Ralston, DK, JC Warner, WR Geyer, and GR Wall, 2013. Sediment transport due to extreme events: the Hudson River estuary after Tropical Storms Irene and Lee. Geophys. Res. Let., 40(20):5451-5455, doi:10.1002/2013GL057906.

Ralston, DK, H Jiang, and JT Farrar, 2013. Waves in the Red Sea: response to monsoonal and mountain gap winds. Continental Shelf Res., 65:1-13,

Ralston, DK, WR Geyer, PA Traykovski, and NJ Nidzieko, 2013. Effects of estuarine and fluvial processes on sediment transport over deltaic tidal flats, Contintental Shelf Res., 60, S40-S57, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2012.02.004.

Raubenheimer, B., DK Ralston, S Elgar, D Giffen, and R Signell, 2013.Winds on the Skagit tidal flats, Continental Shelf Research, 60, S13-S21, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2012.02.001.

Ralston, DK, WR Geyer, and JC Warner, 2012. Bathymetric controls on sediment transport in the Hudson River estuary: lateral asymmetry and frontal trapping.  J. Geophys Res., 117, C10013, doi:10.1029/2012JC008124.

Nidzieko, NJ, and DK Ralston, 2012. Tidal asymmetry and velocity skew over tidal flats and shallow channels within a macrotidal river delta.  J. Geophys. Res., 117, C03001, 17 pp, doi:10.1029/2011JC007384.

Chen S-N, WR Geyer, DK Ralston, and JA Lerczak, 2012. Estuarine exchange flow quantified with isohaline coordinates: contrasting long and short estuaries, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42, 748-763, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-086.1.

Crespo, B.G., B.A. Keafer, D.K. Ralston, H. Lind, D. Farber, and D.M. Anderson, 2011.  Dynamics of Alexandrium fundyense blooms and shellfish toxicity in the Nauset Marsh System of Cape Cod (Massachusetts, USA). Harmful Algae,12: 26-38, doi: 10.1016/j.hal.2011.08.009.

Levinton, JS, M Doall, DK Ralston, A Starke, and B Allam, 2011.  Climate change, precipitation and impacts on an estuarine refuge from diseasePLoS ONE, 6(4): e18849. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018849.

Geyer, WR and DK Ralston, 2011. The dynamics of strongly stratified estuaries. In: Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science, E. Wolanski and DS McLusky, Eds., vol. 2:37-51. Waltham: Academic Press.

Ralston, DK, WR Geyer, JA Lerczak, and M Scully, 2010. Turbulent mixing in a strongly forced salt wedge estuary. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C12024, doi:10.1029/2009JC006061.

Chen S-N, WR Geyer, CR Sherwood, and DK Ralston, 2010. Sediment transport and deposition on a river‐dominated tidal flat: An idealized model study. J. Geophys. Res.. 115, C10040, doi:10.1029/2010JC006248.

Ralston, DK, WR Geyer, and JA Lerczak, 2010. Structure, variability, and salt flux in a strongly forced salt wedge estuaryJ. Geophys. Res., 115, C06005, doi:10.1029/2009JC005806.

Ralston, DK and WR Geyer, 2009.  Episodic and long-term sediment transport in the Hudson River estuaryEstuaries and Coasts, 32, 1130–1151, doi: 10.1007/s12237-009-9206-4.

Chen, S-N, LP Sanford, and DK Ralston, 2009.  Lateral circulation and sediment transport driven by axial winds in an idealized, partially mixed estuaryJ. Geophys. Res., 114, C12006, doi:10.1029/2008JC005014.

Lerczak, JA, WR Geyer, and DK Ralston, 2009.  The temporal response of the length of a partially-stratified estuary to changes in river flow and tidal amplitude,  J. Physical Oceanogr., 39(4):915-933, doi:10.1175/2008JPO3933.1.

Geyer, WR, ME Scully, and DK Ralston, 2008.  Quantifying vertical mixing in estuariesEnviron. Fluid Mech., 8, 495-509, doi:10.1007/s10652-008-9107-2.

Ralston, DK, WR Geyer, and JA Lerczak, 2008. Subtidal salinity and velocity in the Hudson River estuary: observations and modelingJ. Physical Oceanogr., 38(4), 753-770.

Ralston, DK, DJ McGillicuddy, and DW Townsend, 2007. Asynchronous vertical migration and bimodal distribution of motile phytoplankton. J. Plankton Res., 29(9), 803-821, doi:10.1093/plankt/fbm061.

Ralston, DK and MT Stacey, 2007. Tidal and meteorological forcing of sediment transport in tributary mudflat channels. Continental Shelf Res., 27(10-11), 1510-1527, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2007.01.010.

Ralston, DK and MT Stacey, 2006.  Shear and turbulence production across subtidal channelsJ. Marine Res., 64(1), 147-171, doi:10.1357/ 002224006776412359.

Ralston, DK and MT Stacey, 2005.  Longitudinal dispersion and lateral circulation in the intertidal zoneJ. Geophys. Res., 110(C7), C07015, doi:10.1029/2005JC002888.

Ralston, DK and MT Stacey, 2005.  Stratification and turbulence in subtidal channels through intertidal mudflatsJ. Geophys. Res., 110(C8), C08009, doi:10.1029/2004JC002650.

Stacey, MT and DK Ralston, 2005. The scaling and structure of the estuarine bottom boundary layerJ. Physical Oceanogr., 35(1), 55-71.