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



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




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)





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]





Neophyte Seeking Cretaceous Diatoms (Suslavage 2009)





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) 




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




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




Contemporary Drought and Future Effects of Climate Change on the Endangered Blunt-Nosed Leopard Lizard, Gambelia sila (Westphal et al. 2016)



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)




Panoche/Silver Creek Watershed Assessment Final Report (1998)




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.)




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




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


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