Consultant (Foraminifera)
Mary McGann, B.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
U. S. Geological Survey

Mary McGann is a staff member at the U. S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA. In addition t oher research, she is involved in public information and educational activities involving the Survey and the Monterey Bay Research Institute.

Mary earned a B.A. in exercise physiology, a B.A. and M.A. in paleontology, and a Ph.D. in integrative biology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Representative publications:

Estuarine sedimentation, sediment character, and foraminiferal distribution in central San Francisco Bay, California; 2010; OFR; 2010-1130; Chin, John L.; Woodrow, Donald L.; McGann, Mary; Wong, Florence L.; Fregoso, Theresa; Jaffe, Bruce E.

Interferometric Sidescan Bathymetry, Sediment and Foraminiferal Analyses; a New Look at Tomales Bay, California; 2008; OFR; 2008-1237; Anima, Roberto J.; Chin, John L.; Finlayson, David P.; McGann, Mary L.; Wong, Florence L.

Comments on Potential Geologic and Seismic Hazards Affecting Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Site in Santa Monica Bay, California; 2008; OFR; 2008-1344; Ross, Stephanie L.; Lee, Homa J.; Parsons, Tom E.; Beyer, Larry A.; Boore, David M.; Conrad, James E.; Edwards, Brian D.; Fisher, Michael A.; Frankel, Arthur D.; Geist, Eric L.; Hudnut, Kenneth W.; Hough, Susan E.; Kayen, Robert E.; Lorenson, Thomas D.; Luco, Nicolas; McCrory, Patricia A.; McGann, Mary L.; Nathenson, Manuel; Nolan, Michael; Petersen, Mark D.; Ponti, Daniel J.; Powell, Charles L.; Ryan, Holly F.; Tinsley, John C.; Wills, Chris J.; Wong, Florence L.; Xu, Jingping

Late quaternary deposition in the inner basins of the California continental borderland - Part A. Santa Monica Basin; 2004; SIR; 2004-5183; Normark, William R.; McGann, Mary

Foraminifera of Rocas Alijos, in: Rocas Alijos. Scientific Results from the Cordell Expeditions, R. W. Schmieder, Ed., Kluwer Academic Publishers (1996).

Age and correlation of the Calera Limestone in the Permanente Terrane of Northern California; 1992; OFR; 92-306; Sliter, William V.; McGann, Mary L.

Paleoenvironmental analysis of latest Quaternary levee deposits of Monterey Fan, Central California Continental margin : foraminifers and pollen, Core S3-15G; 1990; OFR; 90-692; McGann, Mary L.

Quantitative microfossil (foraminfers and pollen) and sedimentologic data on core S3-15G from Monterey Fan, Central California continental margin; 1988; OFR; 88-693; McGann, Mary; Brunner, Charlotte A.

Contact information:

USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
345 Middlefield Road MS 999
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 329-4979
(650) 329-5441 (FAX)