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Selected Bibliographic References, Coachella Valley

Table of Contents

 

Applied Geologic Investigations

Earthquake-History, Faulting-Recurrence, Slip-Rate, Paleo-Seismology, and Geodetic-Strain Investigations

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Investigations

Geologic Maps and Geologic-Map Databases

Geologic-Setting, Tectonic and Sturctural Investigations

 

Geophysical Maps and Investigations

Stratigraphic, Chronologic, Paleontologic, and Sedimentologic Investigations

Surficial and Quaternary Investigations

Thesis and Dissertation Investigations


Applied Geologic Investigations

 

Engineering-Geology Studies

 

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Geologic Hazards Studies

Baldwin, J.E., 1987, The Martinez Mountain rock avalanche, in Guptil, P.D., Gath, E.M., and Ruff, R.W., eds., Geology of the Imperial Valley, California: Santa Ana, California, South Coast Geological Society Annual Field Trip Guidebook, v. 14, p. 37-48.

Bock, C.G., 1977, The Martinez Mountain rock avalanche, in Coates, D.R., ed., Landslides: Geological Society of America Reviews in Engineering Geology, v. 3, p. 155-168.

California Division of Mines and Geology, 1993, State of California Special Studies Zones: Yucca Valley North quadrangle, release July 1, 1993, scale 1:24,000.

California Division of Mines and Geology, 1993, State of California Special Studies Zones: Yucca Valley South quadrangle, release July 1, 1993, scale 1:24,000.

Clark, M.M., 1984, Map showing recently active breaks along the San Andreas Fault and associated faults between Salton Sea and Whitewater River-Mission Creek, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map I-1483, scale 1:24,000.

Morton, D.M., Campbell, R.H., Jibson, R.W., Wesson, R.L., and Nicholson, C., 1989, Ground fracturing and landsliding produced by the July 8, 1986 North Palm Springs earthquake, in Sadler, P.M., and Morton, D.M., eds., Landslides in a semi-arid environment, with emphasis on the inland valleys of southern California: Redlands, California, Publications of the Inland Geological Society, v. 2, p. 183-196.

Sharp, R.V., Rymer, M.J., and Morton, D.M., 1986, Trace-fractures on the Banning fault created in association with the 1986 North Palm Springs earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 76, p. 1838-1843.

 

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Mineral-Resource Studies

Kohler-Anatablin, S. and Higgins, C., 1994, Mineral land classification of the eastern half of Riverside County, California: California Division of Mines and Geology Open File Report 94-11, scale 1:62,500.

Matti, J.C., Cox, B.F., Obi, C.M., Powell, R.E., Hinkle, M.E., Griscom, Andrew, and McHugh, E.L., 1982, Mineral resource potential map of the Whitewater Wilderness Study Area, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1478, scale 1:24,000.

Miller R.V., 1988, Classification of sand and gravel resource areas, San Bernardino Production-Consumption region [Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, California]: California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 143 (Part VII).

Miller, R.V., 1988, Mineral land classification; aggregate materials in the Palm Springs production-consumption region: California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 159, 23 p.

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Water Resource Studies

Brown, J.S., 1923, The Salton Sea region, California, a geographic, geologic, and hydrologic reconnaissance, with a guide to desert watering places: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 497, 292 p.

California Department of Water Resources, 1963, Desert areas of southeastern California, land and water use survey, 1958: California Department of Water Resources Bulletin 101, 74 p.

Dutcher, L.C., and Bader, J.S., 1963, Geology and hydrology of Agua Caliente Spring, Palm Springs, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1605, 43 p.

French, J.J., 1974, compiler, Maps of San Gorgonio Pass-upper Coachella Valley area, California, showing water-level contours, 1936 and 1966-67 with a tabulation of data on water wells: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, scale 1:62,500, 3 sheets.

Giessner, F.W., 1964, A reconnaissance of the geology and water resources of the Mission Creek Indian Reservation, Riverside County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 31 p.

Hely, A.G., Hughes, G.H., and Irelan, Burdge, 1966, Hydrologic regimen of Salton Sea, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 486-C, 32 p.

Holbrook, G.F., 1928, Probable future stages of Salton Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 34 p.

Hughes, G.H., 1967, Analysis of techniques used to measure evaporation from Salton Sea, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 272-H, p. 151-176.

Irelan, Burdge, 1971, Salinity of surface water in the lower Colorado River-Salton Sea area: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 486-E, 40 p.

Littlefield, W.M., 1966, Hydrology and physiography of the Salton Sea, California: U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Investigations Atlas HA-222, scale 1:62,000, 1 oversize sheet.

Loeltz, O.J., Ireland, Burge, Robison, J.H., and Olmsted, F.H., 1975, Geohydrologic reconnaissance of the Imperial Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 486K, 54 p.

Mallory, M.J., Swain, L.A., and Tyley, S.J., 1980, Potential for using the upper Coachella Valley ground-water basin, California, for storage of artificially recharged water: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-599, 23 p.

Mendenhall, W.C., 1909, Ground waters of the Indio region, California, with a sketch of the Colorado Desert: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 225, 56 p.

Moreland, J.A., 1975, Evaluation of recharge potential near Indio, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 33-74, 36 p. (PB-241466/AS)

Planert, M., and Williams, J.S., 1995, California, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey, Ground Water Atlas of the United States, segment 1, Hydrologic Investigations Atlas HA-730-B, 28 p. (http://water.wr.usgs.gov/gwatlas/index.html is the online version of the Hydrologic Investigations Atlas, and http://water.wr.usgs.gov/gwatlas/basin/terminal.html is a link to online text for the Atlas section on "Terminal Sink Basin" that includes discussion of hydrogeologic conditions in the Coachella Valley and Salton Trough regions).

Rees, T.F., Bright, D.J., Fay, R.G., Christensen, A.H., Anders, Robert, Baharie, B.S., and Land, M.T., 1995, Geohydrology, water quality, and nitrogen geochemistry in the saturated and unsaturated zones beneath various land uses, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, California, 1991-93: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 94-4127, 267 p.

Reichard, E.G., and Meadows, J.K., 1992, Evaluation of a ground-water flow and transport model of the upper Coachella Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4142, 101 p.

Schroeder, R.A., Rivera, Mick, and others, 1993, Physical, chemical, and biological data for detailed study of irrigation drainage in the Salton Sea area, California, 1988-90: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-83, 179 p.

Schroeder, R.A., Setmire, J.G., and Densmore, J.N., 1991, Use of stable isotopes, tritium, soluble salts, and redox-sensitive elements to distinguish ground water from irrigation water in the Salton Sea basin, in Ritter, W.F., ed., Irrigation and drainage: American Society of Civil Engineers, National Irrigation and Drainage Division Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 22-26, Proceedings, p. 524-530.

Schroeder, R.A., Setmire, J.G., and Wolfe, J.C., 1988, Trace elements and pesticides in Salton Sea area, California: American Society of Civil Engineers, National Irrigation and Drainage Division Conference on Planning Now for Irrigation and Drainage, Lincoln, Nebraska, July 18-21, Proceedings, p. 700-707.

Setmire, J.G., Schroeder, R.A., Densmore, J.N., Goodbred, S.L., Audet, D.J., and Radke, W.R., 1993, Detailed study of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the Salton Sea area, California, 1988-90: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 93-4014, 102 p.

Setmire, J.G., Wolfe, J.C., and Stroud, R.K., 1989, Reconnaissance investigation of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the Salton Sea area, California, 1986-87: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 89-4102, 68 p.

Swain, L.A., 1978, Predicted water-level and water-quality effects of artificial recharge in the upper Coachella Valley, California, using a finite-element digital model: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 77-29, 54 p. (PB-288551)

Tyley, S.J., 1970, Analog model of the ground-water basin of the upper Coachella Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 5 p. Tyley, S.J., 1974, Analog model study of the ground-water basin of the upper Coachella Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2027, 77 p.

Tyley, S.J., 1973, Artificial recharge in the Whitewater River area, Palm Springs, California, with a section on Identification of recharge sources and an evaluation of possible water-quality effects of artificial recharge as indicated by mineral equilibria calculations, by E.A. Jenne and A.H. Truesdell: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 51 p.

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Earthquake-history, Fault-recurrence, Slip-Rate, Paleoseismology, and Geodetic-strain Investigations

 

General Seismicity and Strain Studies

Allen, C.R., St. Amand, P., Richter, C.F., and Nordquist, J.M., 1965, Relationship between seismicity and geologic structure in the southern California region: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 55, no. 4, p. 753-797.

Jones, L.M., 1988, Focal mechanisms and the state of stress on the San Andreas fault in southern California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 93, no. B8, p. 8869-8891.

Hadley, David, and Kanamori, Hiroo, 1977, Seismic structure of the Transverse Ranges, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 88, p. 1469-1478.

Hudnut, K.W., and Beavan, J., 1989, Vertical deformation (1951-1987) in the Salton Trough from water level recordings: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 94, p. 9463-9476.

Humphreys, E.D., and Hager, B.H., 1990, A kinematic model for the late Cenozoic development of southern California crust and upper mantle: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 95, no. B12, p. 19,747-19,762.

Humphreys, E.D., and Weldon, R.J., II, 1994, Deformation across the western United States: A local estimate of Pacific-North American transform deformation: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 99, p. 19,975-20,010.

Larsen, S., and Reilinger, R., 1992, Global positional system measurements of strain accumulation across the Imperial Valley, California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 97, p. 8865-8876.

Lisowski, M., Savage, J.C., and Prescott, W.H., 1991, The velocity field along the San Andreas fault in central and southern California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 96, p. 8369-8389.

National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, 1988, Probabilities of large earthquakes occurring in California on the San Andreas fault: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-398, 62 p.

Nicholson, Craig, Seeber, Leonardo, Williams, Patrick, and Sykes, L.R., 1986, Seismicity and fault kinematics through the eastern Transverse Ranges, California: block rotation, strike-slip faulting and low-angle thrusts: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 91, no. B5, p. 4891-4908.

Petersen, M. D. and Wesnousky, S.G., 1994, Fault slip rates and earthquake histories for active faults in southern California: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 84, No. 5, pp. 1608-1649.

Savage, J.C., 1983, Strain accumulation in western United States: Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 11, p. 11-43.

Sykes, L.R., and Nishenko, S.P., 1984, Probabilities of occurrence of large plate-rupturing earthquakes for the San Andreas, San Jacinto, and Imperial faults, California, 1983-2003: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 89, no. B7, p. 59O5-5927.

Sykes, L.R., and Seeber, Leonardo, 1985, Great earthquakes and great asperities, San Andreas fault, southern California: Geology, v. 13, no. 12, p. 835-838.

Weldon, Ray, and Humphreys, Eugene, 1986, A kinematic model of southern California: Tectonics, v. 5, no. 1, p. 33-48.

Wesnousky, S.G., 1986, Earthquakes, Quaternary faults, and seismic hazards in California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 91, p. 12587-12631.

Wesnousky, S.G., 1988, Seismological and structural evolution of strike-slip faults: Nature, v. 335, No. 6188, p. 340-344.

Wesson, R.L., and Wallace, R.E., 1985, Predicting the next great earthquake in California: Scientific American, v. 252, no. 2, p. 35-43.

Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities, 1995, Seismic hazards in southern California: Probable earthquakes, 1994-2024: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 85, p. 379-439.

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Coachella Valley Fault Studies

Bilham, Roger, and Williams, Patrick, 1985, Sawtooth segmentation and deformation processes on the southern San Andreas fault, California: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 12, no. 9, p. 557-560.

Jones, L.M., Hutton, L.K., Given, D.D., and Allen, C.R., 1986, The North Palm Springs, California, earthquake sequence of July, 1986: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 76, p. 1830-1837.

Keller, E.A., Bonkowski, M.S., Korsch, R.J., and Schlemon, R.J., 1982, Tectonic geomorphology of the San Andreas fault zone in the Southern Indio Hills, Coachella Valley, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 93, p. 46-56.

Morton, D.M., Campbell, R.H., Jibson, R.W., Wesson, R.L., and Nicholson, C., 1989, Ground fracturing and landsliding produced by the July 8, 1986 North Palm Springs earthquake, in Sadler, P.M., and Morton, D.M., eds., Landslides in a semi-arid environment, with emphasis on the inland valleys of southern California: Redlands, California, Publications of the Inland Geological Society, v. 2, p. 183-196.

Nicholson, C., 1996, Seismic behavior of the southern San Andreas fault zone in the northern Coachella Valley, California: comparison of the 1948 and 1986 earthquake sequences: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 86, p. 1331-1349.

Savage, J.C., Prescott, W.H., Lisowski, M., and King, N., 1979, Deformation across the Salton Trough, California, 1973-1977: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 84, no. B6, p. 3069-3079.

Sharp, R.V., Rymer, M.J., and Morton, D.M., 1986, Trace-fractures on the Banning fault created in association with the 1986 North Palm Springs earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 76, p. 1838-1843.

Sieh, K.E., and Williams, P.L., 1990, Behavior of the southernmost San Andreas fault during the past 300 years: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 95, p. 6629-6645.

Sylvester, A.G., Bilham, R., Jackson, M., and Barrientos, S., 1993, Aseismic growth of Durmid Hill, southeasternmost San Andreas Fault, California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 98, p. 14,233-14,243.

Nur, Amos, Hagai, Ron, and Beroza, Greg, 1993, Landers-Mojave earthquake line: a new fault system?: GSA Today, v. 3, p. 253, 256-258.

Richter, C.F., Allen, C.R., and Nordquist, J.M., 1958, The Desert Hot Springs earthquakes and their tectonic environment: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 48, p. 315-337.

Rymer, M.J., 1992, The 1992 Joshua Tree, California, earthquake: Tectonic setting and triggered slip (abs): EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 73, p. 363.

Treiman, J.A., 1992, Eureka Peak and related faults, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California: California Division of Mines and Geology Fault Evaluation Report FER-230, scale 1:24,000.

Treiman, J.A., 1992, Eureka Peak and Burnt Mountain faults, two "new" faults in Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, in Ebersold, D.B., ed., Landers earthquake of June 28, 1992, San Bernardino County, California: Los Angeles, Association of Engineering Geologists, southern California section, Annual Field Trip Guidebook, p. 19-22.

Williams, P.L., and Sieh, K.E., 1987, Decreasing activity of the southernmost San Andreas fault during the past millennium: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 19, no. 7, p.; 891.

Williams, P.L., McGill, S.F., Sieh, K., Allen, C., and Louie, J., 1988, Triggered slip along the San Andreas Fault after the 8 July North Palm Springs earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 78, p. 1112-1122.

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Eastern Transverse Ranges Fault Studies

Corbett, E.J., and Hearn, T.M., 1984, The depth of the seismic zone in the Transverse Ranges of southern California: Seismology Society of America, Earthquake Notes, v. 55, no. 1, p. 23.

Fuis, G., and Lamanuzzi, V., 1978, Seismicity of the eastern Transverse Ranges, southern California: EOS, American Geophysical Union Transactions, v. 59, no. 12, p. 1051.

Hadley, David, and Kanamori, Hiroo, 1977, Seismic structure of the Transverse Ranges, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 88, p. 1469-1478.

Hope, R.A., 1969, The Blue Cut fault, southeastern California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 650-D, p. D116-D121.

Nicholson, Craig, Seeber, Leonardo, Williams, Patrick, and Sykes, L.R., 1986, Seismicity and fault kinematics through the eastern Transverse Ranges, California: block rotation, strike-slip faulting and low-angle thrusts: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 91, no. B5, p. 4891-4908.

Seeber, Leonardo, and Armbruster, J.G., 1995, The San Andreas fault system through the Transverse Ranges as illuminated by earthquakes: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 100, no. B5, p. 8285-8310.

Webb, T.H., and Kanamori, Hiroo, 1985, Earthquake focal mechanisms in the eastern Transverse Ranges and San Emigdio Mountains, southern California, and evidence for a regional decollement: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 75, no. 3, p. 737-757.

Williams, P.L., Sykes, L.R., Nicholson, C., and Seeber, L., 1990, Seismotectonics of the easternmost Transverse Ranges, California: relevance for seismic potential of the southern San Andreas fault: Tectonics, v. 9, p. 185-204.

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Imperial Valley Fault Studies(including Imperial Valley [1979] earthquake)

Gurrola, L.D. and Rockwell, T.K., 1996, Timing and slip for prehistoric earthquakes on the Superstition Mountain fault, Imperial Valley, southern California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 101, no, p. 5977-5985.

Hudnut, K.W., Seeber, L., and Rockwell, T., 1989, Slip on the Elmore Ranch fault during the past 330 years and its relation to slip on the Superstition Hills fault: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 79, no. 2, p. 330-341.

Hudnut, K., Seeber, L., Rockwell, T.K., Goodmacher, J., Klinger, R., Lindvall, S., and McElwain, R., 1989, Surface ruptures on cross-faults in the 24 November, 1987 Superstition Hills, California, earthquake sequence: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 79, no. 2, p. 282-296.

Johnson, C.E., and Hadley, D.M., 1976, Tectonic implications of the Brawley earthquake swarm, Imperial County, California, January 1975: Seismological Society of America Bulletin, v. 66, no. 4, p. 1133-1144.

Johnson, C.E., and Hill, D.P., 1982, Seismicity of the Imperial Valley, in The Imperial Valley, California, earthquake of October 15, 1979: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1254, p. 15-24.

Klinger, R.E. and Rockwell, T.K., 1989, Flexural-slip folding along the eastern Elmore Ranch fault in the Superstition Hills earthquake sequence of November 1987: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 79, no. 2, p. 297-303.

Lindvall, S.C., Rockwell, T.K., and Hudnut, K.W., 1989, Evidence for prehistoric earthquakes on the Superstition Hills fault from offset geomorphic features: Seismological Society of America Bulletin, v. 79, no. 2, p. 342-361.

Thomas, A.P. and Rockwell, T.K., 1996, A 300-550 year history of slip on the Imperial fault near the U.S.-Mexico Border: Missing slip at the Imperial fault bottleneck: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 101, no. B3, p. 5987-5997.

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San Andreas Fault

Allen, C.R., 1957, San Andreas fault zone in San Gorgonio Pass, southern California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 68, p. 319-350.

Allen, C.R., 1981, The modern San Andreas fault, in Ernst, W.G., ed., The geotectonic development of California [Rubey Volume I]: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc., p. 511-534.

Bilham, Roger, and Williams, Patrick, 1985, Sawtooth segmentation and deformation processes on the southern San Andreas fault, California: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 12, no. 9, p. 557-560.

Keller, E.A., Bonkowski, M.S., Korsch, R.J., and Schlemon, R.J., 1982, Tectonic geomorphology of the San Andreas fault zone in the Southern Indio Hills, Coachella Valley, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 93, p. 46-56.

Jones, L.M., Hutton, L.K., Given, D.D., and Allen, C.R., 1986, The North Palm Springs, California, earthquake sequence of July, 1986: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 76, p. 1830-1837.

Nicholson, C., 1996, Seismic behavior of the southern San Andreas fault zone in the northern Coachella Valley, California: comparison of the 1948 and 1986 earthquake sequences: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 86, p. 1331-1349.

Nicholson, Craig, Seeber, Leonardo, Williams, Patrick, and Sykes, L.R., 1986, Seismic evidence for conjugate slip and block rotation within the San Andreas fault system, southern California: Tectonics, v. 5, p. 629-648.

Rasmussen, G.S., and Reeder, W.A., 1986, What happens to the real San Andreas fault at Cottonwood Canyon, San Gorgonio Pass, California? in Kooser, M.A., and Reynolds, R.E., eds., Geology around the margins of the eastern San Bernardino Mountains: Redlands, California, Publications of the Inland Geological Society, v. 1, p. 57-62.

Sanders, C.O., 1993, Interaction of the San Jacinto and San Andreas fault zones, southern California: triggered earthquake migration and coupled recurrence intervals: Science, v. 260, p. 973-976.

Sieh, K.E., 1986, Slip rate across the San Andreas fault and prehistoric earthquakes at Indio, California: EOS, American Geophysical Union Transactions, v. 67, p. 1200.

Williams, P.L., and Sieh, K.E., 1987, Decreasing activity of the southernmost San Andreas fault during the past millennium: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 19, no. 7, p.; 891.

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San Gorgonio Pass Fault Studies

Jones, L.M., Hutton, L.K., Given, D.D., and Allen, C.R., 1986, The North Palm Springs, California, earthquake sequence of July, 1986: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 76, p. 1830-1837.

Magistrale, H., and Sanders, C., 1996, Evidence from precise earthquake hypocenters for segmentation of the San Andreas fault in San Gorgonio Pass: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 101, p. 3031-3044.

Rasmussen, G.S., and Reeder, W.A., 1986, What happens to the real San Andreas fault at Cottonwood Canyon, San Gorgonio Pass, California? in Kooser, M.A., and Reynolds, R.E., eds., Geology around the margins of the eastern San Bernardino Mountains: Redlands, California, Publications of the Inland Geological Society, v. 1, p. 57-62.

Sharp, R.V., Rymer, M.J., and Morton, D.M., 1986, Trace-fractures on the Banning fault created in association with the 1986 North Palm Springs earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 76, p. 1838-1843.

Williams, P.L., McGill, S.F., Sieh, K., Allen, C., and Louie, J., 1988, Triggered slip along the San Andreas Fault after the 8 July North Palm Springs earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 78, p. 1112-1122. | Return to Earthquake-Studies Listings | Return to Table of Contents |


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Investigations

Kennedy, S.A., and Matti, J.C., 1999, Data-base model specifications for digital geologic-map data bases produced by the Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP), version 2.0a: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-145, 45 p.

Matti, J.C., Miller, F.K., Powell, R.E., Kennedy, S.A., Bunyapanasarn, T.P., Koukladas, Catherine, Hauser, R.M., and Cossette, P.M., 1997, Geologic-point attributes for digital geologic-map data bases produced by the Southern California Areal Mapping Project, version 1.0: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-859, 51 p.

Matti, J.C., Miller, F.K., Powell, R.E., Kennedy, S.A., and Cossette, P.M., 1997, Geologic-polygon attributes for digital geologic-map data bases produced by the Southern California Areal Mapping Project, version 1.0: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-860, 248 p.

Matti, J.C., Powell, R.E., Miller, F.K., Kennedy, S.A., Ruppert, K.R., Morton, G.L., and Cossette, P.M., 1997, Geologic-line attributes for digital geologic-map data bases produced by the Southern California Areal Mapping Project, version 1.0: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-861, 96 p.

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Geologic Maps and Geologic-Map Data Bases

 

Paper Geologic Maps

Bortugno, E.J., and Spittler, T.E., 1986, Geologic map of the San Bernardino quadrangle: California Division of Mines and Geology, Map No.3A (Geology) of the Regional Geologic Map Series, scale 1:250,000.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1954, Geology of the Imperial Valley region, California, in Jahns, R.H., ed., Geology of southern California: California Division of Mines Bulletin 170, p. 21-28 and plate 2 of Chapter II, Geology of the natural provinces.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1964, Geologic map of the San Gorgonio Mountain quadrangle, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-431, scale 1:62,500.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1967, Geologic map of the Morongo Valley quadrangle, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-517, scale 1:62,500.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1982, Geologic map of the Banning (15 Minute) Quadrangle, California: Santa Ana, South Coast Geological Society Geologic Map SCGS 2, scale 1:62,500.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1982, Geologic map of the Palm Springs (15 Minute) Quadrangle, California: Santa Ana, South Coast Geological Society Geologic Map SCGS 3, scale 1:62,500.

Matti, J.C., Morton, D.M., Cox, B.F., Carson, S.E., and Yetter, T.J., 1992, Geologic map of the Yucaipa 7.5' quadrangle, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-446, 14 p., scale 1:24,000.

Morton, D.M., Cox, B.F., and Matti, J.C., 1980, Geologic map of the San Gorgonio Wilderness: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1164-A, scale 1:62,500.

Morton, D.M., Matti, J.C., and Cox, B.F., 1980, Geologic map of the San Jacinto Wilderness: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1159-A, scale 1:62,500.

Rogers, T.H., Compiler, 1965, Santa Ana sheet of Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:250,000.

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Geologic-Setting and Geologic-History Investigations

 

Basin-Evolution and Clast-Provenance Studies

Rymer, M.J., Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., Powell, C.L., II, and Barron, J.A., 1994, Stratigraphic evidence for late Miocene opening of the Salton Trough in southern California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 2, p. 87.

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Crystalline Basement-Rock Studies

Ague, J.J., and Brimhall, G.H., 1988, Regional variations in bulk chemistry, mineralogy, and the compositions of mafic and accessory minerals in the batholiths of California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 100, p. 891-911.

Jacobson, C.E., and Dawson, M.R., 1995, Structural and metamorphic evolution of the Orocopia Schist and related rocks, southern California: evidence for late movement on the Orocopia fault: Tectonics, v. 14, no. 4, p. 933-944.

Jacobson, C.E., Oyarzabal, F.R., and Haxel, G.B., 1996, Subduction and exhumation of the Pelona-Orocopia-Rand schists, southern California: Geology, v. 24, no. 6, p. 547-550.

Sharp, R.V., 1979, Some characteristics of the eastern Peninsular Ranges mylonite zone, in Analysis of actual fault zones in bedrock: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-1239, p. 258-267.

Theodore, T.G., 1970, Petrogenesis of mylonites of high metamorphic grade in the Peninsular Ranges of southern California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 81, p. 435-450.

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Fault-History Studies

Dillon, J.T., and Ehlig, P.L., 1993, Displacement on the southern San Andreas fault, in Powell, R.E., Weldon, R.J., and Matti, J.C., eds., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 199-216.

Frizzell, V.A., Jr., Mattinson, J.M., and Matti, J.C., 1986, Distinctive Triassic megaporphyritic monzogranite: evidence for only 160 km offset along the San Andreas fault, southern California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 91, no. B14, p. 14,080-14,088.

Matti, J.C., and Morton, D.M., 1993, Paleogeographic evolution of the San Andreas fault in southern California: a reconstruction based on a new cross-fault correlation, in Powell, R.E., Weldon, R.J., II, and Matti, J.C., eds., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 107-159.

Matti, J.C., Morton, D.M. and Cox, B.F., 1985, Distribution and geologic relations of fault systems in the vicinity of the central Transverse Ranges, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-365, 27 p., scale 1:250,000.

Matti, J.C., Morton, D.M. and Cox, B.F., 1992, The San Andreas fault system in the vicinity of the central Transverse Ranges province, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-354, 40 p., scale 1:250,000.

Morton, D.M., and Matti, J.C., 1993, Extension and contraction within an evolving divergent strike-slip fault complex: the San Andreas and San Jacinto fault zones at their convergence in southern California, in Powell, R.E., Weldon, R.J., and Matti, J.C., eds., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 217-230.

Nicholson, Craig, Seeber, Leonardo, Williams, Patrick, and Sykes, L.R., 1986, Seismicity and fault kinematics through the eastern Transverse Ranges, California: block rotation, strike-slip faulting and low-angle thrusts: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 91, no. B5, p. 4891-4908.

Nicholson, Craig, Seeber, Leonardo, Williams, Patrick, and Sykes, L.R., 1986, Seismic evidence for conjugate slip and block rotation within the San Andreas fault system, southern California: Tectonics, v. 5, p. 629-648.

Powell, R.E., 1993, Balanced palinspastic reconstruction of pre-Late Cenozoic paleogeology, southern California: geologic and kinematic constraints on evolution of the San Andreas fault system, in Powell, R.E., Weldon, R.J., and Matti, J.C., eds., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 1-106.

Powell, R.E., and Weldon, R.J., 1992, Evolution of the San Andreas fault: Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Science, v. 20, p. 431-468.

Ramirez, V.R., 1983, Hungry Valley Formation: evidence for 220 kilometers of post Miocene offset on the San Andreas fault, in Anderson, D.W. and Rymer, M.J., eds., Tectonics and sedimentation along faults of the San Andreas system: Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, p. 33-44.

Sadler, P.M., 1993, The Santa Ana Basin of the central San Bernardino Mountains: evidence of the timing of uplift and strike slip relative to the San Gabriel Mountains, in Powell, R.E., Weldon, R.J., and Matti, J.C., eds., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 307-321.

Sadler, P.M., Demirer, Ali, West, David, and Hillenbrand, J.M., 1993, The Mill Creek Basin, the Potato Sandstone, and fault strands in the San Andreas fault zone south of the San Bernardino Mountains, in Powell, R.E., Weldon, R.J., and Matti, J.C., eds., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 289-306.

Weldon, R.J., II, Meisling, K.E., and Alexander, J., 1993, A speculative history of the San Andreas Fault in the central Transverse Ranges, California, in Powell, R.E., Weldon, R.J., and Matti, J.C., eds., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 161-198.

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Paleomagnetism Studies

Boley, J.L., Stimac, J.P., Weldon, R., and Rymer, M.J., 1994, Stratigraphy and paleomagnetism of the Mecca and Indio Hills, southern California, in McGill, S.F., and Ross, T.M., eds., Geological Investigations of an Active Margin: Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section Guidebook, Trip 15, p. 336-344.

Carter, J.N., Luyendyk, B.P., and Terres, R.R., 1987, Neogene clockwise rotation of the eastern Transverse Ranges, California, suggested by paleomagnetic vectors: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 98, p. 199-206.

Hehn, V.N., MacFadden, B.J., Albright, L.B., and Woodburne, M.O., 1996, Magnetic polarity stratigraphy and possible differential tectonic rotation of the Miocene-Pliocene mammal-bearing San Timoteo Badlands, southern California: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 141, p. 35-49.

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Tectonics, Geologic-Setting, and Structural Studies

Ague, J.J., and Brimhall, G.H., 1988, Magmatic arc asymmetry and distribution of anomalous plutonic belts in the batholiths of California: effects of assimilation, crustal thickness, and depth of crystallization: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 100, p. 912-927.

Allen, C.R., 1957, San Andreas fault zone in San Gorgonio Pass, southern California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 68, p. 319-350.

Axen, G.J., 1998, Implications of late Cenozoic detachment faulting along the northeastern Peninsular Ranges, California and Baja California Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 5, p. 4.

Axen, G.J., 1995, Extensional segmentation of the main Gulf escarpment, Mexico and United States: Geology, v. 23, p. 515-518.

Axen, G.J., 1998, Implications of late Cenozoic detachment faulting along the northeastern Peninsular Ranges, California and Baja California Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 5, p. 4.

Axen, G.J., and Fletcher, J.M., 1998, Late Miocene-Pleistocene detachment faulting, northern Gulf of California, Mexico and Salton Trough, California: International Geology Review, v. 40, p. 217-244.

Axen, G.J., and Fletcher, J.M., 1998, Late Miocene-Pleistocene detachment faulting, northern Gulf of California, Mexico and Salton Trough, California, in Ernst, W.G., and Nelson, C.A., Eds., Integrated earth and environmental evolution of the southwestern United States (Clarence A. Hall, Jr. Volume): Columbia, Maryland, Bellwether Publishing, p. 365-392.

Axen, G.J., Stockley, D.F., Farkey, K.A., and Fletcher, J.M., 1998, Thermochronometric and sedimentologic evidence for late Miocene-Pleistocene detachment faulting during formation of Laguna Salada, Baja California and the Salton Trough, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 5, p. 4.

Babcock, E.A., 1974, Geology of the northeast margin of the Salton Trough, Salton Sea, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 85, p. 321-332.

Baird, A.K., Baird, K.W., and Welday, E.E., 1979, Batholithic rocks of the northern Peninsular and Transverse Ranges, southern California, in Abbott, P.L., and Todd, V.R., eds., Mesozoic crystalline rocks: Peninsular Ranges batholith and pegmatites, Point Sal Ophiolite: San Diego State University, Department of Geological Sciences, manuscripts and road logs prepared for the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, p. 111-

Barth, A.P., Ehlig, P.L., and Wooden, J.L., 1993, Geology of 1.7 GA (?) Baldwin Gneiss in the Baldwin Lake type area, San Bernardino Mountains, southern California: Geological Society of America Programs with Abstracts, v. 25, no. 5, p. 6-7.

Barth, A.P., Tosdal, R.M., and Wooden, J.L., 1993, Pb and Sr isotopic constraints on lithospheric magma sources during Mesozoic continental arc initiation, southern California: Geological Society of America Programs with Abstracts, v. 25, no. 5, p. 6.

Biehler, S., Kovach, R.L., and Allen, C.R., 1964, Geophysical framework of northern end of Gulf of California structural province, in Marine geology of the Gulf of California--a symposium: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 3, p. 126-143.

Bilham, Roger, and Williams, Patrick, 1985, Sawtooth segmentation and deformation processes on the southern San Andreas fault, California: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 12, no. 9, p. 557-560.

Boley, J.L., Stimac, J.P., Weldon, R., and Rymer, M.J., 1994, Stratigraphy and paleomagnetism of the Mecca and Indio Hills, southern California, in McGill, S.F., and Ross, T.M., eds., Geological Investigations of an Active Margin: Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section Guidebook, Trip 15, p. 336-344.

Brand, J.H., 1985, Mesozoic alkalic quartz monzonite and peraluminous monzogranites of the northern portion of Joshua Tree National Monument, southern California: Los Angeles, University of southern California, unpublished M.S. thesis, 187 p., scale 1:24,000.

Brand, J.H., and Anderson, J.L., 1982, Mesozoic alkalic monzonites and peraluminous adamellites of the Joshua Tree National Monument, southern California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 14, no. 4, p. 151-152.

Brown, J.S., 1922, Fault features of Salton basin, California: Journal of Geology, v. 30, no. 3, p. 217-226.

Burgmann, R., 1990, Transpression along the southern San Andreas fault, Durmid Hill, California: Tectonics, v. 10, no. 6, p. 1152-1163.

Corbett, E.J., and Hearn, T.M., 1984, The depth of the seismic zone in the Transverse Ranges of southern California: Seismology Society of America, Earthquake Notes, v. 55, no. 1, p. 23.

Crowell, J.C., 1979, The San Andreas Fault system through time: Geological Society of London Journal, v. 136, p. 293-302.

Crowell, J.C., 1981, An outline of the tectonic history of southeastern California, in Ernst, W.G., ed., The geotectonic development of California (Rubey Volume I): Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc., p. 583-600.

Crowell, J.C., and Ramirez, V.R., 1979, Late Cenozoic faults in southeastern California, in Crowell, J.C., and Sylvester, A.G., eds., Tectonics of the juncture between the San Andreas fault system and the Salton Trough, southeastern California: A guidebook for fieldtrips, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, California: Santa Barbara, University of California publication, p. 27-39.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1954, Geology of the Imperial Valley region, California, in Jahns, R.H., ed., Geology of southern California: California Division of Mines Bulletin 170, p. 21-28 and plate 2 of Chapter II, Geology of the natural provinces.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1992, Geology and inferred tectonics of the Pinto Mountain fault, eastern Transverse Ranges, California, in Richard, S.M., ed., Deformation associated with the Neogene Eastern California Shear Zone, southwestern Arizona and southeastern California: Redlands, California, San Bernardino County Museum Special Publication 92-1, p. 28-31.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1968, Displacements on San Andreas fault system in San Gabriel, San Bernardino, and San Jacinto Mountains, southern California, in Dickinson, W.R., and Grantz, Arthur, eds., Proceedings of conference on geologic problems of San Andreas fault system: Stanford University Publications in Geological Sciences, v. XI, p. 269-278.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1975, Late Quaternary uplift of the San Bernardino Mountains on the San Andreas and related faults, in Crowell, J.C., ed., San Andreas fault in southern California: California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 118, p. 127-135.

Dickinson, W.R., 1997, Kinematics of transrotational tectonism in the California Transverse Ranges and its contribution to cumulative slip along the San Andreas transform fault system: Geological Society of America Special Paper 305, 46 p.

Dickinson, W.R., and Snyder, W.S., 1979, Geometry of triple junctions related to the San Andreas transform: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 84, no. B2, p. 561-572.

Dickinson, W.R., and Snyder, W.S., 1979, Geometry of subducted slabs related to San Andreas transform: Journal of Geology, v. 87, p. 609-627.

Ehlig, P.L., 1977, Structure of the San Andreas fault zone in San Gorgonio Pass, southern California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 9., no. 4, p. 416.

Ehlig, P.L., 1982, The Vincent thrust: its nature, paleogeographic reconstruction across the San Andreas fault, and bearing on the evolution of the Tranverse Ranges, in Fife, D.L., and Minch, J.A., eds., Geology and mineral wealth of the California Transverse Ranges: South Coast Geological Society Guidebook no. 10 (Mason Hill volume), p. 370-379.

Erskine, B.E., and Wenk, H.-R., 1985, Evidence for late Cretaceous crustal thinning in the Santa Rosa mylonite zone, southern California: Geology, v. 13, p. 274-277.

Fleck, R.J., Wooden, J.L., Matti, J.C., Powell, R.E., and Miller, F.K., 1997, Geochronologic investigations in the Little San Bernardino Mountains, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 5, p. 12-13.

Fuis, G., and Lamanuzzi, V., 1978, Seismicity of the eastern Transverse Ranges, southern California: EOS, American Geophysical Union Transactions, v. 59, no. 12, p. 1051.

Fuis, G.S., and Mooney, W.D., 1990, Lithospheric structure and tectonics from seismic-refraction and other data, in Wallace, R.E., ed., The San Andreas fault system, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1515, p. 207-236.

Fuis, G.S., Mooney, W.D., Healy, J.H., McMechan, G.A., and Lutter, W.J., 1982, Crustal structure of the Imperial Valley region, in The Imperial Valley, California, earthquake of October 15, 1979: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1254, p. 25-49.

Fuis, G.S., Mooney, W.D., Healy, J.H., McMechan, G.A., and Lutter, W.J., 1982, A seismic refraction survey of the Imperial Valley region, California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 89, no. B2, p. 1165-1189.

George, R.G., and Dokka, R.K., 1994, Cretaceous cooling events in the eastern Peninsular Ranges, California, and their implications for Cordilleran tectonics: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 106, p. 903-914.

Grimes, G.J., 1986, Sediments adjacent to a portion of the Pinto Mountain fault in the Yucca Valley area of San Bernardino County, California, in Kooser, M.A., and Reynolds, R.E., eds., Geology around the margins of the eastern San Bernardino Mountains: Redlands, California, Publications of the Inland Geological Society, v. 1, p. 75-76.

Grimes, G.J., 1987, Geology at the convergence of the Pinto Mountain fault and Morongo Valley fault, southern California: Los Angeles, California State University, unpublished M.S. thesis, 102 p.

Hadley, David, and Kanamori, Hiroo, 1977, Seismic structure of the Transverse Ranges, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 88, p. 1469-1478.

Hertzig, C.T., Mehegan, J.M., and Stelting, C.E., 1988, Lithostratigraphy of the State 2-14 borehole: Salton Sea Scientific Drilling Project: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 93, no. B11, p. 12,969-12,980.

Hopson, R.F., 1994, Tectonic geomorphology along the Pinto Mountain fault, Mojave Desert, southern California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, p. 60.

Hopson, R.F., 1994, Geomorphic evidence for Quaternary activity along the Pinto Mountain fault, Mojave Desert, southern California, in Murbach, D. and Baldwin, J., eds., Mojave Desert Annual Field Trip Guidebook #22-Martin Stout volume: Santa Ana, California, South Coast Geological Society, p. 197-207.

Hopson, R.F., 1998, Quaternary geology and neotectonics of the Pinto Mountain fault, Mojave Desert, southern California: California Geology, v. 51, no. 6, p. 3-13.

Humphreys, E.D. and Clayton, R.W., 1990, Tomographic image of the southern California mantle: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 95, p. 19, 725-19,746.

Humphreys, E.D., and Hager, B.H., 1990, A kinematic model for the late Cenozoic development of southern California crust and upper mantle: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 95, no. B12, p. 19,747-19,762.

Humphreys, E.D., and Weldon, R.J., II, 1994, Deformation across the western United States: A local estimate of Pacific-North American transform deformation: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 99, p. 19,975-20,010.

Ichinose, Gene, Day, Steven, Magistrale Harold, Prush, Ted, Vernon, Frank, and Edelman, Adam, 1996, Crustal thickness variations beneath the Peninsular Ranges, southern California: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 23, no. 22, p. 3095-3098.

Jacobson, C.E., 1983, Relationship of deformation and metamorphism of the Pelona Schist to movement on the Vincent thrust, San Gabriel Mountains, southern California: American Journal of Science, v. 283, p. 587-604.

Jacobson, C.E., 1990, The 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of the Pelona Schist and related rocks, southern California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 95, no., B1, p. 509-528.

Jacobson, C.E., and Dawson, M.R., 1995, Structural and metamorphic evolution of the Orocopia Schist and related rocks, southern California: evidence for late movement on the Orocopia fault: Tectonics, v. 14, no. 4, p. 933-944.

Jacobson, C.E., Oyarzabal, F.R., and Haxel, G.B., 1996, Subduction and exhumation of the Pelona-Orocopia-Rand schists, southern California: Geology, v. 24, no. 6, p. 547-550.

Jahns, R.H., 1954, Geology of the Peninsular Range province, southern California and Baja California, in Jahns, R.H., ed., Geology of southern California: California Division of Mines Bulletin 170, p. 29-52 of Chapter II, Geology of the natural provinces.

Isaac, Sharon, Rockwell, T.K., and Gastil, Gordon, 1986, Plio-Pleistocene detachment faulting, Yuha Desert region, western Salton Trough, northern Baja California [abs]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 18, no. 2, p. 120.

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Magistrale, H., and Zhou, H.-W., 1996, Lithologic control of the depth of earthquakes in southern California: Science, v. 273, p. 639-642.

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Nicholson, Craig, Seeber, Leonardo, Williams, Patrick, and Sykes, L.R., 1986, Seismic evidence for conjugate slip and block rotation within the San Andreas fault system, southern California: Tectonics, v. 5, p. 629-648.

Nicholson, Craig, Seeber, Leonardo, Williams, Patrick, and Sykes, L.R., 1986, Seismicity and fault kinematics through the eastern Transverse Ranges, California: block rotation, strike-slip faulting and low-angle thrusts: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 91, no. B5, p. 4891-4908.

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Sharp, R.V., 1979, Some characteristics of the eastern Peninsular Ranges mylonite zone, in Analysis of actual fault zones in bedrock: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-1239, p. 258-267.

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Stock, J.M., and Hodges, K.V., 1989, Pre-Pliocene extension around the Gulf of California and the transfer of Baja California to the Pacific plate: Tectonics, v. 8, p. 99-115.

Sykes, L.R., and Nishenko, S.P., 1984, Probabilities of occurrence of large plate-rupturing earthquakes for the San Andreas, San Jacinto, and Imperial faults, California, 1983-2003: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 89, no. B7, p. 59O5-5927.

Sylvester, A.G., and Smith, R.R., 1975, Structure section across the San Andreas fault zone, Mecca Hills, in Crowell, J.C., ed., San Andreas fault in southern California: A guide to San Andreas fault from Mexico to Carrizo Plain: California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 118, p. 111-118.

Sylvester, A.G., and Smith, R.R., 1976, Tectonic transpression and basement-controlled deformation in the San Andreas Fault zone, Salton Trough, California: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 60, p. 2081-2102.

Sylvester, A.G., Bilham, R., Jackson, M., and Barrientos, S., 1993, Aseismic growth of Durmid Hill, southeasternmost San Andreas Fault, California: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 98, p. 14,233-14,243.

Todd, V.R., Erskine, B.G., and Morton, D.M., 1988, Metamorphic and tectonic evolution of the northern Peninsular Ranges batholith, southern California, in Ernst, W.G., ed., Metamorphism and crustal evolution of the western United States (Rubey Volume VII): Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, p. 894-937.

Webb, T.H., and Kanamori, Hiroo, 1985, Earthquake focal mechanisms in the eastern Transverse Ranges and San Emigdio Mountains, southern California, and evidence for a regional decollement: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 75, no. 3, p. 737-757.

Weldon, Ray, and Humphreys, Eugene, 1986, A kinematic model of southern California: Tectonics, v. 5, no. 1, p. 33-48.

Weldon, R.J., II, Meisling, K.E., and Alexander, J., 1993, A speculative history of the San Andreas Fault in the central Transverse Ranges, California, in Powell, R.E., Weldon, R.J., and Matti, J.C., eds., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 161-198.

Wesnousky, S.G., 1988, Seismological and structural evolution of strike-slip faults: Nature, v. 335, No. 6188, p. 340-344.

Williams, P.L., Sykes, L.R., Nicholson, C., and Seeber, L., 1990, Seismotectonics of the easternmost Transverse Ranges, California: relevance for seismic potential of the southern San Andreas fault: Tectonics, v. 9, p. 185-204.

Wyss, M., and Lu, Z., 1995, Plate boundary by stress directions: Southern San Andreas fault, California: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 22, p. 547-550.

Vaughan, F.E., 1922, Geology of the San Bernardino Mountains north of San Gorgonio Pass: California University Publications in Geological Sciences, v. 13, p. 319-411.

Wallace, R.D., and English, D.J., 1982, Evaluation of possible detachment faulting west of the San Andreas, southern Santa Rosa Mountains, California, in Frost, E.G., and Martin, D.L., eds., Mesozoic-Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the Colorado River region, California, A| Return to Geologic-Setting and Geologic-History Listings | Return to Table of Contents |


Geophysical Maps and Investigations

Jachens, R.C., 1992, Aeromagnetic map of the Palm Springs 1:100,000 scale quadrangle, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-549, scale 1:100,000.

Jachens, R.C., and Langenheim, V.E., 1996, Aeromagnetic map of the San Bernardino 1:100,000-scale quadrangle, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-284.

Ponce, D.A., and Langenheim, V.E., 1992, Isostatic residual gravity map of the Palm Springs 1:100,000 quadrangle, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-702, scale 1:100,000.

Youngs, L.G., 1988, Aeromagnetic map of the Salton Sea 1° x 2° quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology Open File Report 88-15, scale 1:250,000.

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Stratigraphic and Paleontologic Investigations

McDougall, K., Powell, C.L., II, Matti, J.C., and Poore, R.Z., 1994, The Imperial Formation and the opening of the Gulf of California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 2, p. 71.

McDougall, Kristin, Poore, R.Z., and Matti, J.C., 1999, Age and environment of the Imperial Formation near San Gorgonio Pass, California: Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 29, no. 1, p. 4-25.

Powell, C. L., II, 1993, Macrofossils from the Imperial Formation in the Ocotillo Wells State Vehicle Recreation area, Imperial and San Diego counties, California. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-562, 7 p.

Powell, C. L., II, 1995, Paleontology and significance of the Imperial Formation at Garnet Hill, Riverside County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-489, 10 p.

Powell, C. L., II, 1995, Preliminary report on the Echinodermata from the Miocene and Pliocene of the Coyote Mountains, southern California, in Remeika, Paul and Sturz, Anne, eds., Paleontology and geology of the western Salton Trough detachment, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California: Field trip guidebook and volume for the 1995 San Diego Association of Geologist's field trip to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, v. 1, p. 55-63.

Powell, C.L., II, 1997, A record of the inarticulate brachiopod genus Glottidia in the ancestral Gulf of California: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-538, 5 p.

Powell, C.L., II, Pliocene invertebrates from the Travertine Point outcrop of the Imperial Formation, Imperial County, California. Submitted to Journal of Paleontology, 60 ms p.

Rymer, M.J., 1991, The Bishop ash bed in the Mecca Hills, in Wallawender, M.J., and Hanan, B.B., eds., Geological excursions in southern California and Mexico: Guidebook, 1991 Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America: San Diego, California State University, p. 325-329.

Rymer, M.J., Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., Powell, C.L., II, and Barron, J.A., 1994, Stratigraphic evidence for late Miocene opening of the Salton Trough in southern California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 2, p. 87.

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Surficial and Quaternary Investigations

Bull, W.R., 1991, Geomorphic responses to climatic change: New York, Oxford University Press, 326 p.

Dixon, J.C., 1994, Duricrusts, in Abrahams, A.D., and Parsons, A.J., editors, Geomorphology of desert environments: New York, Chapman & Hall, p. 82-105.

Dohrenwend, J.C., 1994, Pediments in arid environments, in Abrahams, A.D., and Parsons, A.J., editors, Geomorphology of desert environments: London, Chapman & Hall, p. 321-353.

Enzel, Y., Cayan, D.R., Anderson, R.Y., and Wells, S.G., 1989, Atmospheric circulation during Holocene Lake stands in the Mojave Desert; evidence of regional climate change: Nature, v. 341, p. 44-47.

Gile, L., Hawley, J., and Grossman, R., 1981, Soils and geomorphology in the Basin and Range area of southern New Mexico-Guidebook to the Desert Project: Socorro, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Memoir 39, 222 p.

Gile, L.H., Peterson, F.F., and Grossman, R.B., 1966, Morphological and genetic sequences of carbonate accumulation in desert soils: Soil Science, v. 101, p. 347-360.

Harden, J., Taylor, E., Reheis, M., McFadden, L., 1991, Calcic, Gypsic, and Siliceous soil chronosequences in arid and semiarid environments, in Nettleton, W.D., ed., Occurrence, characteristics, and genesis of carbonate, gypsum, and silica accumulations in soils: Soil Science Society of America Special Publication 26, p. 1-16.

Harden, J., and Taylor, E., 1983, A quantitative comparison of soil development in four climatic regimes: Quaternary Research, v. 20, p. 342-359.

Harden, J., Taylor, E., Hill, C., Mark, R., McFadden, L., Reheis, M., Sowers, J., Wells, S., 1991, Rates of soil development from four soil chronosequences in the southern Great Basin: Quaternary Research, v. 35, p. 383-399.

Keller, E.A., Bonkowski, M.S., Korsch, R.J., and Schlemon, R.J., 1982, Tectonic geomorphology of the San Andreas fault zone in the Southern Indio Hills, Coachella Valley, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 93, p. 46-56.

Knecht, A.A., 1980, Soil Survey of Riverside County, California, Coachella Valley area: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, 89 p., 19 pl., scale 1:24,000.

Machette, M.N., 1985, Calcic soils of the southwestern United States, in Weide, D.L., and Faber, M.L., editors, Quaternary soils and geomorphology of the American Southwest: Geological Society of America Special Paper 203, p. 1-21.

McFadden, L., 1988, Climatic influence on rates and processes of soil development in Quaternary deposits of southern California, in Sigleo, W., and Reinhardt, J., eds., Paleosols and weathering through geologic time: Principles and applications: Geological Society of America Special Paper 216, p. 153-177.

McFadden, L., and McAuliffe, J., 1997, Lithologically influenced geomorphic responses to Holocene climatic changes in the Southern Colorado Plateau, Arizona: A soil geomorphic and ecologic perspective: Geomorphology, v. 19, p. 303-332.

McFadden, L., and Tinsley, J., 1985, Rate and depth of pedogenic-carbonate accumulation in soils: Formulation and testing of a compartment model, in Weide, D. L., ed., Soils and Quaternary Geology of the Southwestern U.S.: Geological Society of America Special paper 203, pp. 23-41.

McFadden, L., McDonald, E., Wells, S., Anderson, K., Quade, J., Forman, S., 1998, The vesicular layer and carbonate collars of desert soils and pavements: formation, age, and relation to climate change: Geomorphology, v. 24, p. 101-145.

McFadden, L.D., Ritter, J.B., and Wells, S.G., 1989, Use of multiparameter relative-age methods for age estimation and correlation of alluvial fan surfaces on a desert piedmont, eastern Mojave Desert, California: Quaternary Research, v. 32, p. 276-290.

McFadden, L.D., Wells, S.G., Brown, W.J., and Enzel, Y., 1992, Soil genesis on beach ridges of pluvial Lake Mojave: Implications for Holocene lacustrine and eolian events in the Mojave Desert, southern California: Catena, v. 19, p. 77-97.

McFadden, L. D., Wells, S.G., and Dohrenwend, J.C., 1987, Influences of Quaternary climatic changes on processes of soil development on desert loess deposits of the Cima volcanic field, California: Catena, v. 13, p. 361-389.

McFadden, L.D., Wells, S.G., and Jercinovich, M.J., 1987, Influences of eolian and pedogenic processes on the origin and evolution of desert pavements: Geology, v. 15, p. 504-508.

Oberlander, T.M., 1972, Morphogenesis of granitic boulder slopes in the Mojave Desert, California: Journal of Geology, v. 80, p. 1-20.

Oberlander, T.M., 1994, Rock varnish in deserts, in Abrahams, A.D., and Parsons, A.J., editors, Geomorphology of desert environments: New York, Chapman & Hall, p. 106-119.

Peterson, F.F., 1981, Landforms of the Basin and Range Province defined for soil survey: Reno, Nevada, University of Nevada, Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 28, 45 p.

Reheis, M.C., Harden, J.W., McFadden, L.D., and Shroba, R.R., 1989, Development rates of Late Quaternary soils, Silver Lake Playa, California: Soil Science Society of America Journal, v. 53, p. 1127-1140.

Reheis, M.C., Sowers, J.M., Taylor, E.M., McFadden, L.D., and Harden, J.W., 1992, Morphology and genesis of carbonate soils on the Kyle Canyon fan, Nevada, USA: Geoderma, v. 52, p. 303-342.

Sturm Richard, Stow, Douglas, and Rockwell, Thomas, 1996, Mapping of Pleistocene-age shoreline deposits in the seismically-active Salton Trough using thermal infrared multispectral scanner (TIMS) data: International Journal of Remote Sensing, v. 17, no. 3, p. 553-575.

Wells, S.G., McFadden, L.D., Poths, J., and Olinger, C.T., 1995, Cosmogenic "SUP 3" He surface-exposure dating of stone pavements: implications for landscape evolution in deserts: Geology, v. 23, p. 613-616.

Yang Wang, McDonald, E., Amundson, R., McFadden, L., and Chadwick, O., 1996, An isotopic study of soils in chronological sequences of alluvial deposits, Providence Mountains, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 108, p. 379-391.

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Thesis and Dissertation Investigations

Baldwin, J.E., 1980, The Martinez Mountain rock avalanche: Los Angeles, California State University, unpublished M.S. thesis, 58 p.

Dillon, J.T., 1975, Geology of the Chocolate and Cargo Muchacho Mountains, southeasternmost California: Santa Barbara, University of California, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, 405 p.

Erskine, B.E., 1985, Mylonitic deformation and associated low-angle faulting in the Santa Rosa mylonite zone, southern California: Berkeley, University of California, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, 247 p.

Green, S.M., 1983, Seismotectonic study of the San Andreas, Mission Creek, and Banning fault system: Los Angeles, University of California, unpublished M.S. thesis, 52 p.

Hays, W.H., 1957, Geology of the central Mecca Hills, Riverside County, California: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, 324 p.

Hopson, R.F., 1996, Basement rock geology and tectonics of the Pinto Mountain Fault, San Bernardino County, southern California: Los Angeles, California State University, unpublished M.S. thesis, 132 p.

McFadden, L.D., 1982, The impacts of temporal and spatial climatic changes on alluvial soils genesis in southern California: Tucson, University of Arizona, Ph.D. thesis, 430 p.

Sydnor, R.H., 1975, Geology of the northeast border zone of the San Jacinto pluton, Palm Springs, California: Riverside, University of California, unpublished M.S. thesis, 121 p. scale 1:24,000.

Ware, G.C., 1958, Geology of a portion of the Mecca Hills, Riverside County, California: Los Angeles, University of California, unpublished M.S. thesis, 60 p.


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