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Ji, R., C. Chen, P.J.S. Franks, D.W. Townsend, E.G. Durbin, R.C. Beardsley, R.G. Lough, and R.W. Houghton.  2006.  Spring Phytoplankton Bloom and Associated Lower Trophic Level Food Web Dynamics on Georges Bank: 1-D and 2-D Model Studies.  Deep-Sea Research II.53: 2656-2683.

Ji, R., C. Chen, P.J.S. Franks, D.W. Townsend, E.G. Durbin, R.C. Beardsley, R.G. Lough, and R.W. Houghton. 2006. The impact of Scotian Shelf Water Across-over@ on the phytoplankton dynamics on Georges Bank: A 3-D experiment for the 1999 spring bloom.Deep-Sea Research II. 53: 2684-2707.

Townsend, D.W.,A.C. Thomas, L.M. Mayer, M. Thomas and J. Quinlan. 2006. Oceanography of the Northwest Atlantic Continental Shelf. pp. 119-168. In:     Robinson, A.R. and K.H. Brink (eds). The Sea, Volume 14, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Townsend, D.W., N.R. Pettigrew and A.C. Thomas. 2005.  On the nature of Alexandrium fundyense blooms in the Gulf of Maine.  Deep Sea Research II 52: 2603‑2630.     

Townsend, D.W., S. Bennett and M. Thomas. 2005. Vertical distributions of Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine.  Deep-Sea Research II,  52: 2593‑2602.

McGillicuddy, D.J., D.M. Anderson, D.R. Lynch and D.W. Townsend. 2005. Mechanisms regulating the large-scale fluctuations in Alexandrium fundyense populations in the Gulf of Maine,  Deep-Sea Research II, 52: 2698‑2714.

McGillicuddy, Jr., D.M. Anderson, A.R. Solow, and D.W. Townsend.  2005. Interannual variability of Alexandrium fundyense abundance and shellfish toxicity in the Gulf of Maine Deep-Sea Research II, 52: 2843‑2855

Kirn, S.L., D.W. Townsend and N.R. Pettigrew. 2005. Suspended Alexandrium spp. hypnozygote cysts in the Gulf of Maine. Deep-Sea Research II, 52: 2543‑2559

Pettigrew. N.R., J.H. Churchill, C.D. Janzen, L.J. Mangum, R.P. Signell, A.C. Thomas, D.W. Townsend, J.P. Wallinga, and H. Xue.  2005.  The kinematic and hydrographic structure of the Gulf of Maine Coastal Current. Deep-Sea Research II, 52: 2369‑2391.
Thomas A.C., D.W. Townsend and R. Weatherbee, 2003. Satellite-measured phytoplankton variability in the Gulf of Maine, Cont. Shelf Res., 23: 971-989

Townsend, D.W. and M. Thomas. 2002. Springtime nutrient and phytoplankton dynamics on Georges Bank. Marine Ecology Progress Series 228: 57-74.

Townsend, D.W. and A.C. Thomas. 2001. Winter-Spring Transition of Phytoplankton Chlorophyll and Inorganic Nutrients on Georges Bank. Deep-Sea Research II. 48: 199-214.

Ryan, J.P., J.A. Loder and D.W. Townsend. 2001. Influence of a Gulf Stream Warm-Core Ring on Water Mass and Chlorophyll Distributions along the Southern Flank of Georges Bank. Deep-Sea Research II . 48: 159-178.

Townsend, D.W., N.R. Pettigrew and A.C. Thomas. 2001. Offshore blooms of the red tide organism, Alexandrium sp., in the Gulf of Maine. Continental Shelf Research 48: 159-178.

Townsend, D.W. 1998. Sources and cycling of nitrogen in the Gulf of Maine. Journal of Marine Systems 16 (3/4): 283-295.

Townsend, D.W. and N.R. Pettigrew. 1997. Nitrogen limitation of secondary production on Georges Bank. Journal of Plankton Research 19: 221-235.

Townsend, D.W. and N.R. Pettigrew. 1996. The role of frontal currents in larval fish transport on Georges Bank. Deep-Sea Research II. 43: 1773-1792.

Townsend, D.W., L.M. Cammen, P.M. Holligan, D.E. Campbell and N.R. Pettigrew. 1994. Causes and consequences of variability in the timing of spring phytoplankton blooms. Deep-Sea Res. I. 41: 747-765.

Townsend, D.W., M.D. Keller, M.E. Sieracki and S.G. Ackleson.  1992.  Spring phytoplankton blooms in the absence of vertical water column stability.  Nature 360: 59-62.

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