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Publications of the Geology & Geophysics Science Center
2009 and 2010

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2009 Publications

Barnard, P. L., O'Reilly, B., van Ormondt, M., Elias, E., Ruggiero, P., Erikson, L. H., Hapke, C., Collins, B. D., Guza, R. T., Adams, P. N., and Thomas, J. T., 2009, The framework of a coastal hazards model; a tool for predicting the impact of severe storms: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1073, 21 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1073/.

Blakely, R. J., Sherrod, B.L.M, Hughes, J. F., Anderson, M. L., and Wells, R. E., 2009, Saddle Mountain fault deformation zone, Olympic Peninsula, Washington: western boundary of the Seattle uplift: Geosphere, v. 5, no. 2, p. 105-125.

Booth, D. B., Troost, K. G., and Schimel, S. A., 2009, Geologic map of northeastern Seattle (part of the Seattle North 7.5' x 15'quadrangle), King County, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3065, scale 1:12000, ** p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2005/2903/.

Booth, D. B., Troost, K. G., and Schimel, S. A., 2009, Geologic map of northeastern Seattle (part of the Seattle North 7.5' x 15' quadrangle), King County, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3065, scale 1:12000 , http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3065/.

Bouligand, C., Glen, J. M. G., and Blakely, R. J., 2009, A new method for mapping depth to the Curie-temperature isotherm in the western United States from aeromagnetic anomalies: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 114, B11104.

Burt, W., Conlon, T., Tolan, T. L., Wells, R. E., and Melady, J., 2009, Hydrogeology of the Columbia River Basalt Group in the northern Willamette Valley, Oregon, in O’Connor, J., Dorsey, R., and Madin, I., eds., Volcanoes to vineyards: geologic field trips through the dynamic landscape of the Pacific Northwest: Geological Society of America field guide 15, p. 697-736.

Collins, B. D., 2009.  Method for measuring joint-controlled bedrock surface orientation from airborne and terrestrial lidar data, Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California, U.S. Geological Survey Administrative Report, 11 p.

Collins, B. D., and Sitar, N., 2008.  Processes of coastal bluff erosion in weakly lithified sands, Pacifica, California, USA: Geomorphology, v. 97, nos. 3/4, p. 483-501.

Collins, B. D., and Sitar, N., 2009, Geotechnical properties of cemented sands in steep slopes: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, v. 135, no. 10, p. 1359-1366, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000094.

Collins, B. D., Kayen, R., Minasian, D., and Reiss, T., 2009. Terrestrial lidar datasets of New Orleans, Louisiana, levee failures from Hurricane Katrina, August 29, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 470, 24 p. and data, http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/470/.

Dinterman, P. A., and Duvall, A. R., 2009, Preliminary geologic map of the Buxton 7.5' quadrangle, Washington County, Oregon:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1186, scale 1:24,000 and database, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1186.

Evarts, R. C., Conrey, R. M., Fleck, R. J., and Hagstrum, J. T., 2009, The Boring Volcanic field of the Portland-Vancouver area, Oregon and Washington: tectonically anomalous forearc volcanism in an urban setting, in O’Connor, J., Dorsey, R., and Madin, I., eds., Volcanoes to vineyards: geologic field trips through the dynamic landscape of the Pacific Northwest: Geological Society of America field guide 15, p. 253-270.

Evarts, R. C., O’Connor, J. E., Wells, R. E., and Madin, I. P., 2009,The Portland Basin: a (big) river runs through it: GSA Today, v. 19, no. 9, p. 4-10, doi: 10.1130/GSATG58A.1.

Garrity, C. P., and Soller, D. R., 2009, Database of the geologic map of North America; adapted from the map by J. C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 424 (CD-ROM), http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/424/.

Gautier, D. L., Bird, K. J., Charpentier, R. R. , Grantz, A., Houseknecht, D. W., Klett, T. R., Moore, T. E., Pitman, J. K., Schenk, C. J., Schuenemeyer, J. H., Sorensen, K., Tennyson, N.E., Valin, Z. C., and Wandrey, C. J., 2009, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas in the Arctic: Science, v. 324, no. 5931, p. 1175-1179, doi: 10.1126/science.1169467.

Glen, J. M. G., Nomade, S., Lyons, J. J., Metcalfe, I., Mundil, R., and Renne, P. R., 2009, Magnetostratigraphic correlations of Permian-Triassic marine-to-terrestrial sections from China: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v. 36, no. 6, p. 521-540, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2009.03.003.

Grantz, A., Scott, R. A., Drachev, S. S., Moore, T. E., and Valin, Z. C., 2009, Map showing the sedimentary successions of the Arctic region (58°-64° to 90°N) that may be prospective for hydrocarbons: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, GIS-Linked Data/Atlases, scale 1:6,760,000, 86 p., http://gisudril.aapg.org/gisdemo/.

Gruber, S., Huggel, C., and Pike, R. J., 2009, Modeling mass movements and landslide susceptibility, in Hengl, T., and Reuter, H. I., eds., chapter 23 , Developments in soil science, Volume 33, Geomorphometry - Concepts, Software, Applications, p. 527-550, doi: 10.1016/S0166-2481(08)00023-8.

Haugerud, R. A., 2009, Discussion on remote sensing for aquatic monitoring, in Bayer, J. M., and Schei, J. L., eds., Remote sensing applications for aquatic resource monitoring: Pacific Northwest aquatic monitoring partnership Special Publication, chapter 12, p. 93-100, http://www.pnamp.org/web/workgroups/General/documents/General/PNAMP2009RemoteSensingPub.pdf.

Haugerud, Ralph A., 2009, Preliminary geomorphic map of the Kitsap Peninsula, Washington:  U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2009-1033, 2 sheets, scale 1:36,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1033/.

Haugerud, R. A., and Tabor, R. W., 2009, Geologic map of the North Cascade Range, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2940, 2 sheets scale 1:200,000; 2 pamphlets, 29 p. and 23 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2940/.

Langenheim, V. E., and Powell, R. E., 2009, Basin geometry and cumulative offsets in the eastern Transverse Ranges, southern California: implications for transrotation: Geosphere, v. 5, no. 1, p. 1-22.

Langenheim, V. E., Jachens, R. C., and Moussaoui, K., 2009, Aeromagnetic survey map of the central California Coast Ranges:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1044, scale 1:250,000 and database, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1044/.

Magoon, L. B., Lillis, P. G., and Peters, K. E., 2009, Petroleum systems used to determine the assessment units in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California, Chapter 8 in Hosford Scheirer, Allegra, ed., Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713 , 65 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/08/.

Malmon, D. V., Howard, K. A., and Priest, S. S., 2009, Geologic map of the Needles 7.5' quadrangle, California and Arizona:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3062, scale 1;24,000, 31 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3062/.

Mankinen, E. A., and McKee, E. H., 2009, Geophysical setting of western Utah and eastern Nevada between latitudes 37°45’ and 40°N, in Tripp, B. T., Krahulec, K., and Jordan, J. L., eds., Geology and Geologic Resources and Issues of Western Utah: Utah Geologic Association Publication 38, p. 271-286.

Miller, D. M., and Yount, J. C., 2009, Introduction to the surficial geology and geomorphology of the Fort Irwin area, in Webb, R. H., Fenstermaker, L., Heaton, J., Hughson, D., McDonald, E., and Miller, D., eds., The Mojave Desert: Ecosystem processes and sustainability: University of Nevada Press, 481 p.

Miller, D. M.,. Bedford, D. R., Hughson, D. L., McDonald, E. V., Robinson, S.E., Schmidt, K. M., 2009, Mapping Mojave Desert ecosystem properties with surficial geology, in Webb, R. H., Fenstermaker, L. F., Heaton, J. S., Hughson, D. L., McDonal, E. V., and Miller, D. M., eds., The Mojave Desert: ecosystem processes and sustainability: University of Nevada Press, p. 225-251.

Montgomery, D. R., Schmidt, K. M., Dietrich, W. E., and McKean, J., 2009, Instrumental record of debris flow initiation during natural rainfall: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 114, 16 p., F01031, doi: 10.1029/2008JF001078.

Needy, S. K., Anderson, J. L., Wooden, J. L., Fleck, R. J., Barth, A. P., Paterson, S. R., Memeti, V., and Pignotta, G. S., 2009, Mesozoic magmatism in an upper- to middle-crustal section through the Cordilleran continental margin arc, eastern Transverse Ranges, California, in Miller, R. B., and Snoke, A. W., eds., Crustal cross sections from the western North American Cordillera and elsewhere: implications for tectonic and petrologic processes: Geological Society of America Special Paper 456, p. 187-218.

Pike, R. J., Evans, I. S., and Hangl, T., 2009, Geomorphometry: a brief guide, in Hengl, T. and Reuter, H. I., eds., Developments in soil science: Geomorphometry - Concepts, Software, Applications, v. 33, p. 3-30, doi: 10.1016/S0166-2481(08)00001-9.

Ponce, D.A., Glen, J. M. G., Egger, A. E., Bouligand, C., Watt, J. T., and Morin, R. L., 2009, Geophysical studies in the vicinity of the Warner Mountains and Surprise Valley, northeast California, northwest Nevada, and southern Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1157, 19 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1157/.

Stevens, C. H., and Stone, P., 2009, New Permian fusulinids from Conglomerate Mesa, southeastern Inyo Mountains, east-central California: Journal of Paleontology, v. 83, no. 1, p. 9-29.

Stevens, C. H., and Stone, P., 2009, New Permian fusulinids from lower Permian turbidites at Conglomerate Mesa, southeastern Inyo Mountains, east-central California: Journal of Paleontology, v. 83, no. 3, p. 399-404.

Stevens, C. H., and Stone, P., 2009, New Permian Durhaminid cerioid corals from east-central California: Journal of Paleontology, v. 83, no. 6, p. 946-953.

Stewart, J. P., Hu, J., Kayen, R. E., Lembo Jr., A., Collins, B. D., Davis, C., O’Rourke, T. K. (2009).  Use of airborne and terrestrial lidar to detect ground displacement hazards to water systems: Journal of Surveying Engineering, ASCE, p. 113-124.

Stone, P., Swanson, B. J., Stevens, C. H., Dunne, G. C., and Priest, S. S., 2009, Geologic map of the southern Inyo Mountains and vicinity, Inyo County, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3094, scale 1;24,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3094/.

Thomas, R. J., DeWaele, B., Schofield, D. I, Goodenough, K. M., Horstwood, M.,Tucker, R., Bauer, W., Annells, R., Howard, K., Walsh, G., Rabarimanana, M., Rafahatelo, J. M., Ralison, A. V., and Randriamananjara, T., 2009, Geological evolution of the Neoproterozoic Bemarivo Belt, northern Madagascar: Precambrian Research, v. 172, p. 279-300.

Wells, R. E., Niem, A. R., Evarts, R. C., and Hagstrum, J. T., 2009, The Columbia River Basalt Group - from the gorge to the sea, in O’Connor, J., Dorsey, R., and Madin, I., eds., Volcanoes to vineyards: geologic field trips through the dynamic landscape of the Pacific Northwest: Geological Society of America field guide 15, p. 737-774.

West, W. B., Brabb, E. E., Malmborg, W. T., and Parker, J. M., 2009, Digital coordinates and age for 3,869 foraminifer samples collected by Chevron Petroleum geologists in Washington and Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2009-1185, 7 p., 2 databases [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1185/].

Wheeler, Karen L., Wells, Ray E., Minervini, Joseph M., and Block, Jessica L., 2009, Geologic Map of the Carlton Quadrangle, Yamhill County, Oregon:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1172, scale 1:24,000 and database http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1172/.

2009 Abstracts

Athens, N., Fontiveros, V., Glen, J.M.G., Klemperer, S., Egger, A., Morin, R., 2009, Potential-field modeling and high-resolution seismic imaging to characterize subsurface structure in Surprise Valley, California [abs.]: Eos Transactions American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T21D-1846.

Barth, A. P., Miller, D. M., Wooden, J. L., and Howard, K. A., 2009, Jurassic magmatism in southern California; new results and attempts at a regional synthesis [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, No. 7, p. 138, Paper No. 40-12.

Blakely, R. J., Wells, R. E., Sherrod, B.L.M, Weaver, C. S., 2009, Connecting the Yakima fold and thrust belt to active faults in the Puget Sound, Washington: evidence from high-resolution aeromagnetic and regional gravity anomalies [abs.]: Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 226.

Block, D., Malmon, D., and Hiza, M., 2009, Effects of floods and climate on channel planform change of the Little Colorado River, Arizona [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 41.

Conrey, R. M., Evarts, R.., Leeman, W. P., Streck, M. J., And Fleck, R. J., 2009, A petrologic overview of the Boring Volcanic field, Cascade Range, USA [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 190.

Graymer, R. W., Roberts, M. A., and Rosenberg, L. , 2009, New digital geologic map database and stratigraphic framework: underpinnings for analyses in the central California Coast Ranges [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 282.

Hagstrum, J. T., Sawian, M. G., Wells, R. E., and Evarts, R. C., 2009, Development of paleomagnetic and geochemical reference sections in Miocene Columbia River Basalt Group flows on the Columbia Plateau for stratigraphic, structural, and tectonic studies in the Portland metro area and Coast Ranges of Oregon and Washington [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 297.

Hanshaw, M. N., Schmidt, K. M., and Stock, J. D., 2009, The role of vegetation canopy on post-fire debris-flow rainfall intensity-duration thresholds [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 495.

Howard, K. A., 2009, Fernandina caldera collapse morphology in geometric and dynamic comparison to sandbox models, sinks over nuclear-explosion cavities, and some other calderas: EOS, American Geophysical Union Transactions v. __, Fall Meeting Supplement, Paper number V23E-2156.

Jachens, R. C., Langenheim, V. E., Wentworth, C. M., Simpson, R. W., and Graymer, R. W., 2009, Defining fault offset from aeromagnetic anomalies: central California Coast Ranges [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 281.

Jayko, A. S., 2009, Miocene - Pliocene uplift rates of the Sierra Nevada, California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 179.

Jayko, A. S., 2009, Unroofing Franciscan blueschists [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 405.

Langenheim, V. E., Phelps, G. A., and Jachens, R. C., 2009, Mapping layers in the Franciscan Complex and faults of the San Andreas system with new aeromagnetic data in the northern Coast Ranges, California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 282.

Leslie, S. R., Miller, D. M., Wooden, J. L., and Mahan, S. A., 2009, Neotectonics at the intersection between the Manix and Dolores Lake Faults, Harvard Hill, central Mojave Desert, California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 456.

McLaughlin, R. J., Blake, M. C., Jr., Sliter, W. V., Wentworth, C. M., and Graymer, R. W., 2009, The Wheatfield Fork terrane: a remnant of Siletzia (?) accreted to coastal belt of the Franciscan Complex, northern California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 519.

McPhee, D. K., Langenheim, V. E., Wells, R. E., Blakely, R. J., and Morin, R. L., 2009, A three-dimensional view of the Tualatin Basin, northwest Oregon, revealed by gravity measurements [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 480.

Miller, D. M., Dudash, S. L., and McGeehin, J. P., 2009, Chronology of pluvial Lake Coyote, California, and implications for 25,000 to 10,000 cal yr B. P. Mojave River paleohydrology [abs.]: PACLIM 2009 Abstracts—Marine-terrestrial connections-seasonal variability to millennial records, April 19-22, 2009, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, Calif., p. 19-20.

Miller, D. M., Leslie, S. R., Reheis, M. C., Schmidt, K. M., Amoroso, L., Dudash, S. L., and Mahan, S. A., 2009, Late Quaternary faulting and distributed deformation in the central Mojave Desert, California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 171.

Phelps, G., Boucher, A., Jachens, R., and Simpson, R., 2009, Constructing a 3D geologic map [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 37.

Scheirer, D. S., Langenheim, V. E., and Sweetkind, D. S., 2009, Geophysical studies of Cuyama Basin, central California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 281.

Schmidt, K. M., Hanshaw, M. N., Stock, J. D., and Bawden, G. W. , 2009, Mapping post-fire geomorphic processes on steeplands in southern California from terrestrial lidar DEMs [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 678.

Wells, R. E., and McCaffrey, R., 2009, Neogene magmatism and block motions in the Pacific northwest [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 573.

Wheeler, K. L., Dinterman, P. A., and Wells, R. E., 2009, Geologic map of the Gales Creek fault zone and western Tualatin Basin, northwest Oregon [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 480.

2010 Publications

Anderson, T. H., Powell, R. E., Campbell, P., and Molde, B., 2010, Is there a case for a major Late Jurassic sheer zone in the Peninsular Range? [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 99.

Beard, L. S., and Campagna, D. J., 2010, Geometry and kinematics of the eastern Lake Mead fault system in the Virgin Mountain, Nevada and Arizona, in Umhoefer, P. J., Beard, L. S., and Lamb, M. A., eds., Miocene tectonics of the Lake Mead region, central Basin and Range: Geological Society of America Special Papers 463, p. 243-274, doi: 10.1130/2010.2463(11) .

Bedford, D. R., Miller, D. M. and Phelps, G. A., 2010, Surficial geologic map of the Amboy 30' x 60' quadrangle, San Bernardino County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3109, scale 1:100,000 http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3109/.

Billingsley, George H. and Priest, Susan S., 2010, Geologic map of the House Rock Valley area, Coconino County, northern Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3108, scale 1:50,000, 1 sheet, includes 23 p. pamphlet http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3108/.

Cyr, A. J., Granger, D. E., Olivetti, V., and Molin, P. , 2010, Quantifying rock uplift rates using cosmogenic nuclide-determined erosion rates and channel steepness, examples from northern and southern Italy: Lithosphere, v. 2, no. 3, p. 188-198, doi: 10.1130/L96.1.

Hillhouse, J. W., 2010, Clockwise rotation and implications for northward drift of the western Transverse Ranges from paleomagnetism of the Piuma Member, Sespe Formation, near Malibu, California: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 11, 27 p., Q07005, doi: 1029/2010GC0003047.

Howard, K. A., 2010, Caldera collapse -- Perspectives from comparing Galápagos volcanoes, nuclear-test sinks, sandbox models, and volcanoes on Mars: GSA Today, v. 20, no. 10, p. 4-10.

Howard, K. A., Beard, L. S., Kuntz, M., Kunk, M., Sarna-Wojcicki, A. M., , perkins, N.E., and Lucchitta, I., 2010, Erosion of tilted fault blocks and deposition of coarse sediments in half-graben basins during late stages of extension: late Miocene evolution of the Gold Butte area, Basin and Range Province, in Umhoefer, P. J., Beard, L. S., and Lamb, M. A., eds., Miocene tectonics of the Lake Meade region, central Basin and Range: Geological Society of America Special Paper 463, p. 147-170, doi:910.1130/2010.2463(07).

Jayko, A. S., 2009 [2010], Surficial geologic map of the Darwin Hills 30' x 60' quadrangle, Inyo County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3040, 20 p. pamphlet, 2 plates, scale 1:100,000 http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3040/.

Langenheim, V. E., and Hill, P. L., 2010, Preliminary aeromagnetic map of Joshua Tree National Park and vicinity, southern California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1070, scale 1:100,000 http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1070/.

Malmon, D. V., Felger, T. J., and Howard, K. A., 2010, Geologic considerations for the placement and design of backwater restoration sites along the lower Colorado River, in Melis, T. S., Hamill, J. F., Coggins, L. G., Jr., Grams, P. E., Kennedy, T. A., Kubly, D. M., and Ralston, B. E., eds., Proceedings of the Colorado River Basin Science and Resource Management Symposium, November 18-20, 2008, Scottsdale, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5135, p. 307-315. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5135/

Miller, D. M., Leslie, S. R., Hillhouse, J. W., Wooden, J. L., Vazquez, J. A., and Reynolds, R. E., 2010, Reconnaissance geochronology of tuffs in the Miocene Barstow Formation: implications for basin evolution and tectonics in the central Mojave Desert: in Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., eds., Overboard in the Mojave: Desert Studies Consortium, California State University, Fullerton, p.70-84.

Miller, D. M., Schmidt, K. M., Mahan, S. A., McGeehin, J. P., Owen, L. A., Barron, J. A., Lehmkuhl, F., and Löhrer, R., 2010, Holocene landscape response to seasonality of storms in the Mojave Desert: Quaternary International, v. 215, i. 1/2, p. 45-61.

Pampeyan, E., 2010, Buddingtonite in Menlo Park, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1053, 10 p.

Phelps, G. A., 2010, Examining the feasibility of modeling the subsurface structure of two volcanic units in drill-holes UE18r and ER-EC-2a using existing magnetic data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1112, 35 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1112/.

Powell, C. L., II, Fisk, Lanny H., Maloney, D. F., and Haasl, D. M., 2010, Biostratigraphy of the San Joaquin Formation in Barrow-source area B-17, Kettleman Hills Landfill, North Dome, Kettleman Hills, Kings County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1140, 32 p.

Scheirer, D. S., Sweetkind, D. S., and Miller, J. J., 2010, Multiple phases of basin formation along the Stateline fault system in the Pahrump and Mesquite Valleys, Nevada and California: Geosphere, v. 6, no. 2, p. 93-129.

Schwinning, S., Sandquist, D. R., Miller, D. M., Bedford, D. R., Phillip, S., and Belnap, J., 2010, The influence of stream channels on distributions of Larrea tridentata and Ambrosia dumosa in the Mojave Desert, CA, USA: patterns, mechanisms and effects of stream redistribution: Ecohydrology, doi: 10.1002/eco.116, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/eco.116/pdf.

Sweetkind, D. S., Taylor, E. M., McCabe, C. A., Langenheim, V. E., and McLaughlin, R. J., 2010, Three-dimensional geologic modeling of the Santa Rosa Plain, California: Geosphere, v. 6, no. 3, p. 237-274.

Wentworth, C. M., Williams, R. A., Jachens, R. C., Graymer, R. W., and Stephenson, W. J., 2010, The Quaternary Silver Creek Fault beneath the Santa Clara Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 2010-1010, 50 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1010/.

2010 Abstracts

Alpha, Tau Rho, Wahrhaftig, Clyde, and Huber, N. King, 1987, Oblique map showing maximum extent of 20,000-year-old (Tioga) glaciers, Yosemite National Park, central Sierra Nevada, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1885, http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/i1885/ [online, 12/2010].

Colgan, J. P., and McPhee, D. K., 2010, Crustal structure adjacent to the San Andreas Fault from Cholame Valley to the northern Carrizo Plain, central California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 79.

Bedford, D. R., Schwinning, S., Newlander, A., Miller, D. M., and Sandquist, D. R., 2010, On the ecohydrologic function and disturbance effects of ephemeral desert stream channels [abs.]: Geophysical Research abstracts, v. 12, EGU2010-5656, http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2010/EGU2010-5656.pdf.

Cyr, A. J., Stock, J. D., Miller, D. M., and Schmidt, K. M., 2010, Climatic effects on catchment-averaged 10Be erosion rates from the arid Providence Mountains, southern California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 5, p. 315.

Ernst, W. G., McLaughlin, R. J., and Clark, J. C., 2010, U-Pb age of the Pescadero Felsite: Late Cretaceous arc volcanism in west-central California Coast Ranges?[abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 81.

Evarts, R. C., Conrey, R. M., Fleck, R. J., and Hagstrum, J. T., 2009, Forearc volcanism in Cascadia: the Boring Volcanic Field [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 190.

Hillhouse, J. W., Turrin, B. D., and Miller, D. M., 2010, New constraints on tectonic rotations in the Mojave Desert, California: paleomagnetism and 40-Ar/39-Ar dating of the Miocene Peach Springs Tuff [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 83.

Jachens, R. C., Wentworth, C. M., Langenheim, V. E., Graymer, R. W., Simpson, R. W., Stanley, R. G., and Colgan, J. P., 2010, A three-dimensional geologic map of the central California Coast Ranges [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 78.

Langenheim, V. E., Jachens, R. C., Graymer, R. W. Wentworth, C. M., Colgan, J., and Stanley, R., 2010, Implications of cumulative offsets along the San Gregorio-Hosgri fault, California: Why the Santa Maria Basin matters [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 81.

Leslie, S. R., Miller, D. M., Wooden, J. L., and Vazquez, J. A., 2010, Stratigraphy, age, and tectonic setting of the Miocene Barstow Formation at Harvard Hill, central Mojave Desert, California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 50.

Menges, C. M., Matti, J. C., Langenheim, V. E., Mahan, S., Hillhouse, J., 2010, Complex Quaternary deformation among intersecting sets of strike-slip faults near Twentynine Palms, southern California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 94.

Miller, D. M., Mahan, S. A., McGeehin, J. P., Barron, J. A., and Owen, L., 2010, Holocene landscape response to seasonality of storms in the Mojave Desert [abs.], in Starratt, S. W., ed., Abstracts presented at the 23rd PACLIM Conference, Pacific Grove, California, USA, 13-16 May, 2007: Quaternary International, v. 215, i. 1/2, p. 96-97.

Miller, D. M., Schmidt, K. M., Langenheim, V. E., Hillhouse, J. W., Reheis, M., and Leslie, S. R., 2010, Interactions of active sinistral and dextral faults in the central Mojave Desert, California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 83.

Nishenko, S. P., McLaren, M., Page, W. D., Langenheim, V. E., Watt, V. E., Greene, G., Rietman, J., Lettis, W. R., Angell, M., and Kvitek, R., 2010, Shoreline fault zone, south-central coastal California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 82.

Powell, C. L., II, and Perry, F., 2010, Biostratigraphy of the northern Monterey Bay section of the Purisima Formation (late Miocene-late Pliocene), Santa Cruz County, California [abs.]: The Western Society of Malacologists Annual Report, v. 42, p. 36-37.

Powell, R. E., 2010, Basement basins and tectonics: early evolution of San Andreas fault system in southern California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 43.

Redsteer, M. H., Bogle, R., and Vogel, J., 2010, Active dune fields of the Navajo Nation, southwestern United States [abs.]: Second International Planetary Dunes Workshop, 2093 pdf, http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/dunes2010/pdf/2039.pdf.

Scheirer, D., Sweetkind, D., Langenheim, V. E., and Stanley, R., 2010, Can gravity anomalities be used to map pre-Pliocene sedimentary basins in the central Coast Ranges, California? [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 80.

Schmidt, K. M., Langenheim, V. E., Hanshaw, M. N., Miller, D. M., Hillhouse, J. W., and Phelps, G. A., 2010, Geology and geophysics illuminate late Quaternary offset along the Cady fault within the eastern California shear zone, southern California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, v. 42, no. 4, p. 83.

Stanley, R. G., Fleck, R. J., Wilson, D. S., and McCriony, P. A., 2010, New isotopic age from basalt near Carmel, California, and its tectonic significance [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 78.

Stevens, C. H., Stone, P., Bishop, K. M., and Blakely, R. J., 2010, A new hypothesis for the origin of the Poverty Hills, Owens Valley, California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 55.

Watt, J. T. Morin, R. L., and Langenheim, V. E., 2010, Using potential fields to refine basin and fault geometries in Salinas Valley, California [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 78.

 

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