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Environmental Reports and Publications - American and (western) Samoa
This is a complete set of all known environmental reports and publications compiled by the park's inventory and monitoring staff as of 2008.

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Gangaiya, P., et al. 1994. Land-based pollution sources of the marine environment in WS: a case study. SPREP. 39 pp.  
   
Garrigue, C., et al. 2007. Interchange of humpback whales in Oceania (So Pacific), 1999-2004. Scientific Committee Rpt SC/59/SH14. 10 pp.
<http://www.iwcoffice.org/_documents/sci_com/SC59docs/SC-59-SH14.pdf> .
 
   
Garrison,V., et al. 2007a. Eutrophication comparison of coral reefs in Ofu and Olosega. Rpt to DOC. 19 pp.  
   
Garrison,V., et al. 2007b. Identifying nutrient sources to three lagoons at Ofu and Olosega, AS g15 N of benthic macroalgae. Baseline/Marine Pollution Bulletin 54:1813–1838. 
   
GDC. 2007. Small community wastewater facilities plan for the villages of Leloaloa, Aua, and Onesospopo, AS. Rpt to ASEPA. 197 pp. 
   
Gillett, R. 2002. Pacific islands trochus introductions 1927-1998. SPC Trochus Info Bulletin 9:9-13. 
   
Gillett, R., et al. 1987. WS fisheries bibliography. FAO/UNDP Reg Fishery Support Programme, Suva, Fiji. 35 pp. 
   
Gillett, R., et al. 2001. The contribution of fisheries to the economies of Pacific Island countries. 217 pp. <http://www.adb.org/documents/reports/ contribution_fisheries_pacific_economies/contribution_fisheries.pdf> 
   
Gilman, E, et al. 2006. Capacity of Pacific Island countries and territories to assess vulnerability and adapt to mangrove responses to sea level and climate change: Priorities for technical and institutional capacity - building. Prepared for UNEP, SPREP & WPRFMC. Draft. 86 pp.  
   
Gilman, E, et al. 2007a. Efficacy of alternative low-cost approaches to mangrove restoration, AS. Estuarine and Coasts 30(4):641-651. <http://estuariesandcoasts.org/journal/ESTU2007/ESTU2007_30_4_641_651 
   
Gilman, E, et al. 2007b. Trends in surface elevations of American Samoa mangroves. Wetlands Ecology and Management 15(5):391-404. <http://www.springerlink.com/content/l3u20pp78767725q/> 
   
Gingerich, S., et al. 1998. Ground-water resources of the coastal plain of Aunu'u Island, AS 1996-97. USGS Water-resources Invest Rpt 98-4029. 2 sheets.  
   
GMP Associates. 1994. Shoreline erosion study for Utulei Beach, Pago Pago, AS. Economic Development Planning
Office, AS.
  
   
Goo, F., et al. 1963. A preliminary compilation of Samoan animal and plant names. HI Marine Laboratory, Univ of HI.  
   
Goldin, M. 2002. Field guide to the Samoan archipelago - fish, wildlife, and protected areas. Bess Press, Honolulu. 330 pp.  
   
Goodwin, I., et al. 2003. Middle to late Holocene coastal evolution along the south coast of Upolu Island, Samoa. Marine Geology 202:1-16. 
   
Goreau, T., et al. 1994a. A survey of coral reef bleaching in the south central Pacific during 1994. AS section only. Rpt to US Coral Reef Initiative. 84 pp.  
   
Goreau, T, et al. 1994b. Coral bleaching and ocean "hot spots". Ambio 23:176-180. <http://www.globalcoral.org/Coral%20Bleaching%20&%20Ocean%20Hot%20Spots.pdf> 
   
Gould, R., et al. 1985. Final project reports for Tutuila and Fagatele Bay prehistoric villages and Leone Bay petroglyphs. Rpt to ASHPO. 38 pp.  
   
Grant, G. 1993a. Rose Atoll trip report (terrestrial team). DMWR. 2 pp.  
   
Grant, G. 1993b. Thermoregulatory extension of feet in flying sooty terns. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 46. Micronesica 26(2):217-219.  
   
Grant, G. 1994. Juvenile leatherback turtle caught by longline fishing in AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 50. Marine Turtle Newsletter 66:3-5. 
   
Grant, G. 1996. Prey of the introduced Bufo marinus on AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 60. Herpetological Review 27(2):67-69. 
   
Grant, G., et al. 1993. AS Christmas bird count 1992. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 22. `Elepaio 53(3):19. 
   
Grant, G., et al. 1994a. AS Christmas 1993 bird count. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 62. `Elepaio 54:13.  
   
Grant, G., et al. 1994b. Decline of the sheath-tailed bat Emballonura semicaudata (Chiroptera: Emballonuridae) on AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 47. Micronesica 27:133-137. 
   
Grant, G., et al. 1994c. First specimens of sooty shearwater, Newell's shearwaters, and white-faced storm-petrel from AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 49. Notornis 41:215-217. 
   
Grant, G., et al. 1995. Predation on Pteropus tonganus by a barn owl in AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 48. Australian Mammalogy 18:77-78.  
   
Grant, G., et al. 1997a. Cyclone-induced shift in foraging behavior of flying foxes in AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 68. Biotropica 29(2):224-228.  
   
Grant, G., et al. 1997b. Notes on juvenile hawksbill and green turtles in AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 82. Pacific Science 51(1):48-53. 
   
Grant, G., et al. 1999. Harem structure and reproductive behaviour of Pteropus tonganus in AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 69. Australian Mammalogy 21:111-120.
 
   
Graves, A. 2004. Mapping subsistence agriculture in the NPSA. NPSA. 3 pp.
<http://www.nps.gov/gis/mapbook/tech/30.html>
 
   
Green, A. 1996a. Coral reefs of Swains Island, AS. DMWR. 2 pp. 
   
Green, A. 1996b. Status of the coral reefs of the Samoan archipelago. DMWR. 125 pp.  
   
Green, A. 1997. An assessment of the status of the coral reef resources, and their patterns of use in the US Pacific Islands. Rpt to WPRFMC, Honolulu, HI. 281 pp. 
   
Green, A. 2002. Status of coral reefs on the main volcanic islands of AS: a resurvey of long term monitoring sites (benthic communities, fish communities, and key macroinvertebrates). Rpt to DMWR. 135 pp. 
   
Green, A. 2003. AS bans destructive scuba fishery: the role of science and management. pp 38-39. In: Wilkinson C, et al. Monitoring coral reef marine protected areas. Australian Inst of Marine Science, Townsville, Australia. 68 pp.
<http://www.iucn.org/themes/marine/pdf/mcrmpa-v1.pdf>
 
   
Green, A., et al. 1995. Rose Atoll: a refuge for giant clams in AS. DMWR Biological Rpt Series 85.  
   
Green, A., et al. 1997a. 78 years of coral reef degradation in Pago Pago Harbor: a quantitative record. Proc 8th Intl Coral Reef Sym, Panama City, Panama. pp 1883-1888.  
   
Green, A., et al. 1997b. The impact of a ship grounding and associated fuel spill at Rose Atoll Ntl Wildlife Refuge, AS. Rpt to USFWS, Honolulu, HI. 60 pp. 
   
Green, A., et al. 1998. A preliminary survey of the coral reef resources in the Tutuila unit of NPSA. Rpt to NPSA. 42 pp. 
   
Green, A., et al. 1999a. Population size and structure of giant clams at Rose Atoll, an important refuge in the Samoan archipelago. Coral Reefs 18:205-211. 
   
Green, A., et al. 1999b. Rapid ecological assessment of the coral reef resources in the Ta'u unit of the NPSA. Draft. Rpt to NPSA. 14 pp. 
   
Green, A., et al. 1999c. Twenty years of disturbance and change in FBNMS, AS. Pacific Science 53(4):376-400.
 
   
Green, A., et al. 2005. Long term monitoring of FBNMS, Tutuila Island, AS: results of surveys conducted in 2004, including a re-survey of the historic Aua transect. Rpt to NOAA and DOC. 93 pp. 
   
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