Neil Banas: publications

Banas NS, Zhang J, Campbell RG, Lomas MW, Sambrotto RN, Sherr E, Sherr B, Ashjian C, Stoecker D, Lessard EJ. Past and future variability in spring plankton dynamics in the Eastern Bering Sea, 1971-2050. In revision for Deep-Sea Res. (download manuscript)

Moore SK, Johnstone JA, Banas NS, Salathe EP. Present-day and future climate pathways affecting the harmful algal blooms species Alexandrium catenella in Puget Sound, WA, USA. Submitted to Harmful Algae.

Davis KA, Banas NS, Giddings SN, Siedlecki S, MacCready P, Hickey BM, Lessard EJ, Kudela RM. Estuary-enhanced upwelling of marine nutrients fuels coastal productivity in the US Pacific Northwest. J Geophys Res, doi:10.1002/2014JC010248.

Siedlecki SA, Banas NS, Davis KA, Giddings SN, Hickey BM, MacCready P, Connolly TP, Geier S. Seasonal and interannual oxygen variability on the Washington and Oregon continental shelves. J Geophys Res, doi:10.1002/2014JC010254.

Otero Tranchero P, Banas NS, Ruiz-Villareal M. A surface ocean trajectories visualization tool and its initial application to the Galician coast. Envir Modelling and Software, 66:12-16.

Banas NS, Conway-Cranos L, Sutherland DA, MacCready P, Kiffney P, Plummer M (2014) Patterns of river influence and connectivity among subbasins of Puget Sound, with application to bacterial and nutrient loading. Estuaries and Coasts, doi:10.1007_s12237-014-9853-y. (download)

Giddings SN, MacCready P, Hickey BM, Banas NS, Davis KA, Siedlecki SA, Trainer VL, Kudela RM, Pelland N, Connolly TP (2014) Hindcasts of harmful algal bloom transport on the Pacific Northwest coast. J. Geophys. Res., 119:2439-61.

MacCready P, Banas NS (2012) Residual circulation, mixing, and dispersion. Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science (E Wolanksi and DS McLusky, eds., Elsevier), chapter 2.05.

Banas NS (2011) Effects of adding complex trophic interactions to a size-spectral plankton model: Emergent variability and emergent structure. Ecol. Modelling 222:2663-2675. (download)

Sutherland DA, MacCready P, Banas NS, Smedstad LF (2011) A numerical modeling study of what controls the salt content and total exchange flow in the Salish Sea. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 41:1125-1143, doi:10.1175/2011JPO4540.

Kudela RM, Horner-Devine AR, Banas NS, and 13 co-authors (2010) Multiple trophic levels fueled by recirculation in the Columbia River plume. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L18607, doi:10.1029/2010GL044342.

Hickey BM and 20 co-authors (2010) River Influences on Shelf Ecosystems: Introduction and Synthesis. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C00B17, doi:10.1029/2009JC005452.

Banas NS, MacDonald PS, Armstrong DA (2009) Green crab larval retention in Willapa Bay, Washington: An intensive Lagrangian modeling approach. Estuaries and Coasts, 32:893-905. (download)

Banas NS, Lessard E, Kudela R, MacCready P, Peterson T, Hickey BM, Frame E (2009) Planktonic growth and grazing in the Columbia River plume region: A biophysical model study. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C00B06, doi:10.1029/2008JC004993. (download)

Liu Y, MacCready P, Hickey BM, Dever EP, Kosro PM, Banas NS. Comprehensive evaluation of a coastal ocean circulation model for the Columbia River plume using observations in summer 2004. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C00B04, doi:10.1029/2008JC004929.

Banas NS, MacCready P, Hickey BM (2009) The Columbia River plume as cross-shelf exporter and along-shelf barrier. Cont. Shelf Res., 29:292-301. (download)

MacCready P, Banas NS, Hickey BM, Dever E (2009) A model study of tide-and wind-induced mixing in the Columbia River estuary and plume. Cont. Shelf Res., 29:278-291.

Hickey BM, Banas NS (2008) Why is the northern end of the California Current System so productive? Oceanography, 21:90-107. (download)

Kudela RM, Banas NS, Barth JA, Frame EF, Jay D, Largier JL, Lessard EJ, Peterson TD, Vander Woude AJ (2008) New insights into the controls and mechanisms of plankton productivity in coastal upwelling waters of the northern California Current System. Oceanography, 21:40-53.

Banas NS, Hickey BM, Newton JA, Ruesink J (2007) Tidal exchange, bivalve grazing, and patterns of primary production in Willapa Bay, Washington, USA. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 341:123-139. (download)

Banas NS, Hickey BM (2005) Mapping exchange and residence time in Willapa Bay, Washington, a branching, macrotidal estuary. J. Geophys. Res., 110(C11), 10.1029/2005JC002950. (download)

Banas NS, Hickey BM, MacCready P, Newton JA (2004) Dynamics of Willapa Bay, Washington, a highly unsteady, partially mixed estuary. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 34, 2413-2427. (download)

See also “Papers of Note: Questioning assumptions about estuary balance,” Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., Jan 2005)

Banas NS, Wang D-P, Yen J (2004) Experimental validation of an individual-based model for zooplankton swarming. Handbook of Scaling Methods in Aquatic Ecology: Measurement, Analysis, Simulation (L Seuront and PG Strutton, eds.), CRC Press. (download scan, 19 MB; download manuscript, 1 MB)

Hickey, BM, Banas NS (2003) Oceanography of the U.S. Pacific Northwest coast and estuaries with application to coastal ecology. Estuaries, 26, 1010-1031. (download)

Hickey, BM, X Zhang, Banas N (2002) Coupling between the California Current System and a coastal plain estuary in low riverflow conditions. J. Geophys. Res. 107(C10), 1029/1999JC000160.