Central Coast Field Office

Outdoor Laboratory Archives (OLA)

The Bureau of Land Management Central Coast Field Office Outdoor Laboratory Archives (OLA) provides information about scientific research completed on public lands managed by the Central Coast Field Office or research completed by Central Coast Field Office staff.

Scientific Illustration of a prehistoric conifer branch, image BLM & CSUMB Science Illustration

 

Scientific Illustration of a prehistoric Monero Conifer branch by Krista Anandakuttan of California State University, Monterey Bay for BLM




ANIMAL BEHAVIOR 

 

Responses of Greater Roadrunners During Attacks on Sympatric Venomous and Nonvenomous Snakes (Sherbrooke and Westphal 2006)

 


GEOLOGY

 

Outcrop Characterisation of Turbidite Reservoir Analogus Deformed by Fluidisation - Implications for Reservoir Models (Stanzione et al. 2008)

 

 

Resolution of Geologic Mapping Discrepancies, Tumey Hills, Western Fresno County, California (Dundas n.d.)

 

 

Mineralogy of the Victor Claim, Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California (Cooper et al. n.d.)

 

 

Geology of the Jolon and Williams Hill Quadrangles Monterey County, California (USGS BUlletin 1181-Q 1965)

 

 

 

Geology of a part of Tumey and Panoche Hills, Fresno County, California (USGS Oil and Investigation Map #138, 1953)

 


ENTOMOLOGY

COASTAL MARINE BIOLOGY 

 

Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Amphistichinae (Teleostei Embiotocidae" reveals parallel divergent evolution of red pigmentatopn in two rapidly evolving lineages of sand-dwelling surfperch" (Westphal et al. 2011) [Abstract]

 U.S National Library of Medicine (NIH) [Abstract]

 


LICHENOMETRY


ECOLOGY


PALEONTOLOGY

 

New Records of Middle and Late Miocene Perissodactyla and Artiodactyla from the Western Border of the San Joaquin Valley, Diablo Range, Fresno County, California (Kelly and Stewart 2008) 

 


PALEOBOTANY/PALEOBIOLOGY

 

Neophyte Seeking Cretaceous Diatoms (Suslavage 2009)

 


DENDROCHRONOLOGY 

 

Ancient Blue Oak Project (Year 1.5 Briefing) University of Arkansas Tree-Ring Laboratory (Griffen et al. 2005)

 


ASTROBIOLOGY

 

Field Tests of the MOD-MOA System in the Panoche Valley, California: Successfully Analyze Amino Acids from Jarosite (2004)

 


CLIMATE CHANGE

 

Coccidioides Niches and Habitat Parameters in the Southwestern United States (Fisher et al. 2007)

"Valley Fever - Determination of Geological/Ecological Occurrence Models for Coccidioides Immitis" USGS web page

 

 

Heritable Variation in Garter Snake Color Patterns in Postglacial Populations (Westphal et al. 2011)

 

 

El Nino - Southern Oscillation variability from the Late Cretaceous Marca Shale of California (Davies et al. 2012)

 

 

The Breeding Avifauna of San Benito Mountain, California: Evidence for Change Over One-Half Century (Johnson and Cicero 1985)

 


WATERSHED SYSTEMS

 

Panoche/Silver Creek Watershed Assessment Final Report (1998)

 


ARCHEOLOGY 

 

Archeological Investigations at CA-Fre-1333, in the White Creek Drainage, Western Fresno County, California (Breschini and Haversat 1986)

 

 

Rock Art in the Coalinga Backcountry (Foster, Daniel G. and Richard C. Jenkins, n.d.)

 

 

Sacred Rocks: Not for Public Consumption (Crespin n.d.)

 


MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS

 

Multilocus sequencedata reveal dozens of putative cryptic species in a radiation of endemic California mygalomorph spiders (Leavitt et al. 2015)

 


POPULATION GENETICS

 

Quantitative Genetics of Pigmentation Development in 2 Populations of the Common Garter Snake, Thamnophis sirtalis (Westphal and Morgan 2010)

 


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