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Selected Bibliography of Southern California Geology

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Naeser, N.D., Isaacs, C.M., and Keller, M.A., 1999, Regional thermal maturity of surface rocks, onshore Santa Maria basin and Santa Barbara-Ventura basin area, California, Chapter X in Keller, M.A., ed., Evolution of sedimentary basins/onshore oil and gas investigations--Santa Maria province: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1995 (in press).

Naeser, N.D., McCulloh, T.H., Enrico, R.J., Beyer, L.A., and Crowley, K.D., 1996, Deep subsurface profiles of temperature, burial history, apatite fission-track annealing, organic maturity, and porosity for two structurally disparate sites in the Los Angeles basin, California [abs]: International Workshop on Fission-Track Dating, Gent, Belgium, August 26-30.

Namson, J.S., and Davis, T.L., 1988, Structural transect of the western Transverse Ranges, California: Implications for lithospheric kinematics and seismic risk evaluation: Geology, v. 16, p. 675-679.

Namson, J.S., and Davis, T.L., 1988, Seismically active fold and thrust belt in the San Joaquin Valley, central California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 100, p. 257-273.

Namson, J.S., and Davis, T.L., 1990, Late Cenozoic fold and thrust belt of the southern Coast Ranges and Santa Maria basin, California: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 74, p. 467-492.

Nardin, T.R., and Henyey, T.L., 1978, Pliocene-Pleistocene diastrophism of Santa Monica and San Pedro shelves, California continental borderland: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 62, p. 247-272.

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.

Neville, S. L., 1983, Late Miocene alkaline volcanism, south-central Mojave Desert and northeast San Bernardino Mountains, California: Riverside, University of California, unpublished M.S. Thesis, 156 p.

Neville, S. L., and Chambers, J.M., 1982, Late Miocene alkaline volcanism, northeastern San Bernardino Mountains and adjacent Mojave Desert, in Sadler, P.M., and Kooser, M.A., eds., Late Cenozoic stratigraphy and structure of the San Bernardino Mountains, field trip 6 of Cooper, J.D., compiler, Geologic excursions in the Transverse Ranges, southern California: Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section, 78th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, Calif., 1982, Volume and Guidebook, p. 103-106.

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, C., Williams, P., Leeber, L., and Sykes, L., 1983, San Andreas seismicity and fault tectonics through the eastern Transverse Ranges: EOS, American Geophysical Union Transactions, v. 64, no. 45, p. 768.

Nicholson, C., Seeber, L., Williams, P., and Sykes, L., 1984, Seismotectonics of the eastern and Transverse Ranges: Block rotations and shallow-angle thrusts: EOS, American Geophysical Union Transaction, v. 65, no. 16, p. 285.

Nicholson, C., Seeber, L., Williams, P., and Sykes, L., 1984, A new paradigm for understanding southern San Andreas fault tectonics: EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 65, p. 996.

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.

Nilsen, T.H., 1982, Alluvial fan deposits, in Scholle, P.A., and Spearing, D., eds., Sandstone depositional environments: Tulsa, Oklahoma, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 31, p. 49-86.

Nielson, J.E., and Bedford, D.R., 1999, Geologic Map of the East of Grotto Hills Quadrangle, California: A Digital Database: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-35, scale 1:24,000.

Nielson, J.E., and Beratan, K.K., 1995, Stratigraphic and structural synthesis of a Miocene extensional terrane, southeast California and west-central Arizona: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 107, p. 241-252.

Nielson, J.E., Turner, R.D., Bedford, D.R., 1999, Geologic Map of the Hart Peak Quadrangle, California and Nevada: A Digital Database: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-34, scale 1:24,000.

Nilsen, T.H., 1973, Facies relations in the Eocene Tejon Formation of the San Emigdio Mountains, California, in Vedder, J.G., ed., Sedimentary facies changes in Tertiary rocks-California Transverse and southern Coast Ranges: Anaheim, California, American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Pacific Section, Field Trip Guidebook 2, p. 7-23.

Nilsen, T.H., 1987, Stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Eocene Tejon Formation, western Tehachapi and San Emigdio Mountains, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1268, 110 p.

Nilsen, T.H., 1984, Offset along the San Andreas fault of Eocene strata from the San Juan Bautista area and the western San Emigdio Mountains, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 95, p. 599-609.

Nilsen, T.H., and Clarke, S.H., Jr., 1975, Sedimentation and tectonics in the early Tertiary continental borderland of central California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 925, 64 p.

Nilsen, T.H., Dibblee, T.W., Jr., and Addicott, W.O., 1973, Lower and middle Tertiary stratigraphic units of the San Emigdio and western Tehachapi Mountains, California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1372-H, 23 p.

Nishenko, S.P., and Sykes, L.R., 1983, Probabilities of occurrence of large plate rupturing earthquakes for the San Andreas, San Jacinto, and Imperial faults, California, 1983-2003: EOS, American Geophysical Union Transactions, v. 64, no. 18, p. 258.

Noble, L.F., 1926, The San Andreas rift and some other active faults in the desert region of southeastern California: Carnegie Institute of Washington Yearbook No. 25 (1925-1926), p. 415-435.

Noble, L.F., 1932, The San Andreas rift in the desert region of southeastern California: Carnegie Institute of Washington Year Book 31, p. 355-363.

Noble, L.F., 1933, Excursion to the San Andreas fault and Cajon Pass, in Gale, H.S., ed., southern California: 16th International Geological Congress, Guidebook 15, 68 p.

Noble, L.F., 1953, Geology of the Pearland Quadrangle, California: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-24, scale 1:24,000.

Noble, L.F., 1954, Geology of the Valyermo Quadrangle and vicinity, California: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-50, scale 1:24,000.

Noble, L.F., 1954, The San Andreas fault zone from Soledad Pass to Cajon Pass, California, in Jahns, R.H., ed., Geology of southern California: California Division of Mines Bulletin 170, p. 37-48, and Plate 5 of chapter IV, scale 1:125,000.

Nourse, Jonathan A., 1989, Geologic evolution of two crustal scale shear zones. Part I: The Rand thrust complex, northwestern Mojave Desert, California. Part II: The Magdalena metamorphic core complex, north central Sonora, Mexico: Pasadena, California Institute of Technology, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, 394 p.

Nourse, Jonathan A., 1999, Early-mid Miocene brittle structures and dikes in the San Gabriel Mountains prepare the ground for San Gabriel fault displacement: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, no. 6, p. A-83.

Nourse, Jonathan A., and Litzenberg, Daniel N., 1998, Structural evidence for east-vergent shear in the upper plate of the Vincent Thrust, San Gabriel Mountains, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 5, p. 57.

Nourse, Jon, Morton, D.M. and Matti, J.C., 2000, Digital geologic data base of the Mt. Baldy 7.5' quadrangle, Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2000-XXX, scale 1:24,000.

Nourse, Jonathan A., Acosta, Guben G., Stahl, Erin R., and Chuang, Matthew K., 1998, Basement geology of the 7.5' Glendora and Mt. Baldy quadrangles, San Gabriel Mountains, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 5, p. 56.

Nourse, Jonathan A., Hazelton, Garrett B., and Jones, Rogan K., 1994, Evidence for two phases of late Cenozoic sinistral slip on the San Antonio Canyon fault, eastern San Gabriel Mountains, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 2, p. 77-78.

Nourse, Jonathan A., Pratt, Melissa L., and Reilly, John P., 1996, Dynamic interactions between surface discharge and groundwater flow in upper San Antonio watershed, San Gabriel Mountains, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 28, no. 7, p. A-478.

Nourse, Jonathan A., Reilly, John P., and Pratt, Melissa L., 1994, Pullapart basins along the San Antonio and San Gabriel fault zones, southern California, deduced from surface discharge variations: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 7, p. A-416.

Nourse, Jonathan A., Weigand, Peter W., and Hazelton, Garrett B., 1998, Igneous and tectonic response of the eastern San Gabriel Mountains to Neogene extension and rotation of the Transverse Ranges block, in Behl, R. J., ed. Field Trip Guidebook for the 94th Annual GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, CSU Long Beach, p. 10-1-10-15.

Nolan, T.B., 1929, Notes on the stratigraphy and structure of the northwest portion of Spring Mountain, Nevada: American Journal of Science, 5th Series, v. 17, p. 461-472.

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



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