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Publications of the Western Earth Surface Processes Team, 2007 to August 2009

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Additional 2002 Publications

Haugerud, R.A., 2002, LIDAR evidence for Holocene surface rupture on the Little River fault near Port Angeles, Washington [abs.]:  Seismological Research Letters, v. 73, no. 2, p. 248.

Additional 2004 Publications

Magoon, L.B., 2004, Petroleum system: Nature’s distribution system for oil and gas, in Cleveland, C., ed., Encyclopedia of Energy:  Elsevier, International, p. 823-836. 

Additional 2006 Publications

Hereford, Richard, Webb, R.H., and Longpré, C.I., 2006, Precipitation history and ecosystem response to multidecadal precipitation variability in the Mojave Desert region, 1893–2001: Journal of Arid Environments, v. 67, Supplement 1, p. 13-34. 

McPhee, D.K., Pellerin, L., Falgas, E., Chuchel, B.A., and Dixon, G.L., 2006, Audiomagnetotellurics: a tool for hydrogeological framework studies:  18th International Workshop on Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth, El Vendrell, Spain, Abstract S6-28.

2007 Publications

Beard, L.S., Anderson, R.E., Block, D.L., Bohannon, R.G., Brady, R.J., Castor, S.B., Duebendorfer, E.M., Faulds, J.E., Felger, T.J., Howard, K.A., Kuntz, M.A., and Williams, V.S., 2007, Preliminary geologic map of the Lake Mead 30' X 60' quadrangle, Clark County, Nevada, and Mohave County, Arizona:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1010, 109 p., scale 1:100,000 , http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1010/.

Billingsley, G.H., Priest, S.S., and Felger, T.J., 2007, Geologic map of Wupatki National Monument and vicinity, Coconino County, northern Arizona:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2958, 18 p., scale 1:24,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2007/2958/.

Blakely, R.J., John, D.A., Box, S.E., Berger, B.R., Fleck, R.J., Ashley, R.P., Newport, G.R., and Heinemeyer, G.R., 2007, Crustal controls on magmatic-hydrothermal systems:  a geophysical comparison of White River, Washington, with Goldfield, Nevada:  Geosphere, v. 3, no. 2, p. 91-107. 

Campbell, R.H., McCulloh, T.H., and Vedder, J.G., 2007, The Miocene Topanga Group of southern California—a 100-year history of changes in stratigraphic nomenclature:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 1385, 38 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1385/ .

Gautier, D.L., Bird, K.J., Charpentier, R.R., Houseknecht, D., Klett, T.R., Schenk, C.J., and Tennyson, M.E., 2007, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the East Greenland Rift Basins province:  U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet, 2007-3077, 3 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2007/3077/. 

Gautier, D.L., and Hosford Scheirer, A., 2007, Miocene Total Petroleum System—Lower Bakersfield Arch Assessment Unit of the San Joaquin Basin Province, chap. 14 of Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 17 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Gautier, D.L., and Hosford Scheirer, A., 2007, Miocene Total Petroleum System—Southeast Stable Shelf Assessment Unit of the San Joaquin Basin Province, chap. 13 of Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 19 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Glen, J.M.G., Schmidt, J.M., and Morin, R., 2007,  Gravity and magnetic character of south-central Alaska:  constraints on geologic and tectonic interpretations and implications for mineral exploration, in Ridgway, K.D., Trop, J.M., Glen, J.M.G., and O’Neill, J.M., eds., Tectonic growth of a collisional contiental margin:  crustal evolution of southern Alaska:  Geological Society of America, Special Paper 431, p. 593-622.

Glen, J.M.G., Schmidt, J., Pellerin, L., McPhee, D.K., and  O’Neill, J.M., 2007,  Crustal structure of Wrangellia and adjacent terranes inferred from geophysical studies along a transect through the northern Talkeetna Mountains, in Ridgway, K.D., Trop, J.M., Glen, J.M.G., and O’Neill, J.M., eds., Tectonic growth of a collisional contiental margin:  Crustal evolution of southern Alaska:  Geological Society of America, Special Paper 431, p. 21-42. 

Graymer, R.W., Brabb, E.E., Jones, D.L., Barnes, J., Nicholson, R.S., and Stamski, R.E., 2007, Geologic map and map database of eastern Sonoma and Western Napa Counties, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2956, scale 1:100,000, 30 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2007/2956/

Hereford, R., 2007, Climate variation at Flagstaff, Arizona—1950 to 2007:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1410, 21 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1410/.

Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Hosford Scheirer, A., and Magoon, L.B., 2007, Age, distribution, and stratigraphic relationship of rock units in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California, chap. 5 of Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 107 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Hosford Scheirer, A., and Magoon, L.B., 2007, Winters-Domengine Total Petroleum System—Northern Nonassociated Gas Assessment Unit of the San Joaquin Basin Province, chap. 21 of Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 27 p.,  http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Hosford Scheirer, A., Tennyson, M.E., Magoon, L.B., Charpentier, R.R., Cook, T.A., Klett, T.R., Pollastro, R.M., and Schenk, C.J., 2007, Assessment of undiscovered natural gas resources of the Sacramento Basin province of California, 2006:  U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3014, 2 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2007/3014/

Howard, K.A. and Malmon, D.V., 2007, Stratigraphy of Colorado River deposits in lower Mohave Valley, Arizona and California, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., Wild, scenic and rapid, a trip down the Colorado River trough: California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, and LSA Associates, Inc., p. 50-56.

Huber, N.K., 2007, Geological ramblings in Yosemite:  Berkeley, CA, Heyday Books, 121 p.

Iwahashi, Junko, and Pike, R.J., 2007, Automated classifications of topography from DEMs by an unsupervised nested-means algorithm and a three-part geometric signature: Geomorphology, v. 86, no. 3-4, p. 409-440.

Jayko, A.S., 2007, Geologic map of the Pahranagat Range 30' x 60' Quadrangle, Lincoln and Nye Counties, Nevada:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2904, scale 1:100,000, 15 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2007/2904/.

Kelemen, S.R., Walters, C.C., Kwiatek, P.J., Afeworki, M., Sansone, M., Freund, H., Potter, R.J., Machel, H., Zhang, T., Ellis, G., Tang, Y., and Peters, K.E., 2007, Characterization and chemical structure modeling of solid bitumens associated with thermal chemical alteration and thermochemical sulfate reduction [abs.]:  International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Torquay, U.K., p. 295-296. 

Kimbrough, D.,  Grove, M., Gehrels, G., Dorsey, R., House, K.P., Howard, K., Pearthree, P.A., Spencer, J.E., and Mahoney, B., 2007, Detrital zircon record of Colorado River incision [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 23, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T41C-03.

King, N.M., Hillhouse, J.W., Gromme, S., Hausbck, B.P., and Pluhar, C.J., 2007, Stratigraphy, paleomagnetism, geochemistry, and anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility of the Miocene Stanislaus Group, central Sierra Nevada and Sweetwater Mountains, California and Nevada:  Geological Society of America, Geosphere, v. 3, no. 6, p. 646-666, doi: 10.1130/GES00132.1. 

Klett, T.R., Gautier, D.L., and Ahlbrandt, T.S., 2007, An evaluation of the USGS World Petroleum Assessment 2000—supporting data:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007–1021, 5 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1021/

Knott, J.R., Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., Montanez, I.P., and Wan, E., 2007, Differentiating the Bishop ash bed and related tephra layers by elemental-based similarity coefficients of volcanic glass shards using solution inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (S-ICP-MS):  Quaternary International, v. 166, no. 1, p. 79-86. 

Langenheim, V.E., Biehler, S., McPhee, D.K., McCabe, C.A., Watt, J.T., Anderson, M.L., Chuchel, B.A., and Stoffer, P., 2007, Preliminary isostatic gravity map of Joshua Tree National Park and vicinity, southern California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1218, scale 1:100,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1218/

Langenheim, V.E., Jachens, R.C., Morin, R.L., and McCabe, C.A, 2007, Preliminary gravity and magnetic data of the Lake Pillsbury region, northern Coast Ranges, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1368, 24 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1368/.

Lerch, D.W., Klemperer, S.L., Glen, J.M.G., Ponce, D.A., Miller, E.L., and Colgan, J.P., 2007, Crustal structure of the northwestern Basin and Range Province and its transition to unextended volcanic plateaus:  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 8, no. 2, Q02011, doi: 10.1029/2006GC001429.

Lillis, P.G., and Magoon, L.B., 2007, Petroleum systems of the San Joaquin Basin Province, California—geochemical characteristics of oil types, chap. 9 of Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 52 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Maher, K., Wooden, J.L., Paces, J.B., and Miller, D.M., 2007, 230Th-U dating of surficial deposits using the ion microprobe SHRIMP-RG:  a microstratigraphic perspective:  Quaternary International, v. 166, no. 1, p. 15-28. 

Malmon, D., 2007, Preliminary observations of geochemical properties of Colorado River and related sediments, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., Wild, scenic and rapid, a trip down the Colorado River trough: California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, and LSA Associates, Inc., p. 61-62.

Malmon, D., and Howard, K., 2007, Overview; the Chemehuevi Formation along the lower Colorado River, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., Wild, scenic and rapid, a trip down the Colorado River trough: California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, and LSA Associates, Inc., p. 57-60.

Malmon, D.V., Reneau, S.L., Katzman, D., Lavine, A., and Lyman, J., 2007, Suspended sediment transport in an ephemeral stream following wildfire: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 112, no. F2, F02006, doi:10.1029/2005JF000459, 2007.

Mankinen, E.A., and McKee, E.H., 2007, Gravity data from Newark Valley, White Pine County, Nevada:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1306, 21 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1306/.

Mankinen, E.A., Roberts, C.W., McKee, E.H., Chuchel, B.A., and Morin, R.L., 2007, Geophysical data from Spring Valley to Delamar Valley, east-central Nevada:  U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2007-1190, 9 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1190/

McCaffrey, R., Qamar, A.I., King, R.W., Wells, R., Khazaradze, G., Williams, C.A., Stevens, C.W., Vollick, J.J., and Zwick, P.C., 2007, Fault locking, block rotation and crustal deformation in the Pacific Northwest:  Geophysical Journal International, v. 169, no. 3, p. 1315-1340.   

McPhee, D.K., Chuchel, B.A., and Pellerin, L., 2007, Audiomagnetotelluric data and two-dimensional models from Spring, Snake, and Three Lakes Valleys, Nevada:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1181, 47 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1181/

McPhee, D.K., Langenheim, V.E., Hartzell, S., McLaughlin, R.J., Aagaard, B.T., Jachens, R.C., and McCabe, C.A., 2007, Basin structure beneath the Santa Rosa Plain, northern California:  implications for damage caused by the 1969 Santa Rosa and 1906 San Francisco earthquakes:  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 97, no. 5, p. 1449-1457.

Miller, D.M., and Amoroso, L., 2007, Preliminary surficial geology of the Dove Spring off-highway vehicle open area, Mojave Desert, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1265, scale 1:24,000, 22 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1265/. 

Miller, David M., and Valin, Zenon C., eds., 2007, Geomorphology and tectonics at the intersection of Silurian and Death Valleys, southern California--2005 Guidebook, Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1424, 171 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1424/. 

Morin, R.L., Wheeler, K.L., McPhee, D.K., Dinterman, P.A., and Watt, J.T., 2007, Principal facts of gravity data in the northern Willamette Valley and vicinity, northwestern Oregon and southwestern Washington:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1058, 9 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1058/.

Peters, K.E., Magoon, L.B., Lampe, C., Hosford Scheirer, A., Lillis, P.G., and Gautier, D.L., 2007, A four-dimensional petroleum systems model for the San Joaquin Basin Province, California, chap. 12 of  Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 35 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Peters, K.E., Magoon, L.B., Valin, Z.C., and Lillis, P.G., 2007, Source-rock geochemistry of the San Joaquin Basin Province, California, chap. 11 of Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 102 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Peters, K.E., Ramos, L.S., Zumberge, J.E., Valin, Z.C., Scotese, C.R., and Gautier, D.L., 2007, Circum-Arctic petroleum systems identified using decision-tree chemometrics: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 91, no. 6, p. 877-913.

Ponti, D.J., Ehman, K.D., Edwards, B.D., Tinsley, J.C., III, Hildenbrand, T., Hillhouse, J.W., Hanson, R.T., McDougall, K., Powell, C.L., II, Wan, E., Land, M., Mahan, S., and Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., 2007, A 3-dimensional model of water-bearing sequences in the Dominguez Gap region, Long Beach, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1013, 38 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1013/.

Powell, C.L., II, 2007, Outcrops and mollusks of the “Margaritan” California provincial molluscan stage in the northern Salinas Valley, Monterey and San Benito counties, central California:  PaleoBios, v. 27, no. 3, p. 86-125.  

Powell, C.L., II, Barron, J.A., Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., Clark, J.C., Perry, F.A., Brabb, E.E., and Fleck, R.J., 2007, Age, stratigraphy, and correlations of the late Neogene Purisima Formtion, central California Coast Ranges:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1740, 32 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/2007/1740/.  

Powell, C.L., II, and Ponti, D.J., 2007, Paleontologic and stratigraphic reevaluation of Deadman Island, formerly in San Pedro Bay, California, in Brown, A.R., Shlemon, R.J., and Cooper, J.D., eds., Geology and paleontology of Palos Verdes Hills, California:  A 60th anniversary revisit to commemorate the 1946 publication of U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 207:  Pacific Section SEPM, Book 103, p. 101-120. 

Powell, C.L., II, and Stone, P., 2007, Publications of the Western Earth Surface Processes Team 2005:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1027, 22 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1027/

Reheis, M.C., Miller, D.M., and Redwine, J.L., 2007, Quaternary stratigraphy, drainage-basin development, and geomorphology of the Lake Manix basin, Mojave Desert—Guidebook for fall field trip, Friends of the Pleistocene, Pacific Cell, Oct. 4-7, 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007–1281, 31 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1281/.

Reneau, S.L., Katzman, D., Kuyumjian, G.A., Lavine, A., and Malmon, D.V., 2007, Sediment delivery after a wildfire: Geology, v. 35, no. 2, p. 151-154, doi:10.1130/G23288A. 

Reynolds, R.E., Faulds, J., House, P.K.,Howard, K.A., Malmon, D., Miller, C.F., and Pearthree, P.A., 2007, Wild, scenic and rapid trip down the Colorado River trough, Desert Symposium field trip 2007, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., Wild, scenic and rapid, a trip down the Colorado River trough: California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, and LSA Associates, Inc., p. 5-32.

Saltus, R.W., Phillips, J.D., Stanley, R.G., Till, A., Morin, R.L., 2007, Geophysical characterization of pre-Cenozoic basement for hydrocarbon assessment, Yukon Flats, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1208, 1 plate, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1208/

Stevens, C.H., and Stone, P., 2007, The Pennsylvanian-Early Permian Bird Spring carbonate shelf, southeastern California:  Fusulinid biostratigraphy, paleogeographic evolution, and tectonic implications:  Geological Society of America Special Paper 429, 82 p.

Takahashi, K.I., and Gautier, D.L., 2007, A brief history of oil and gas exploration in the southern San Joaquin Valley of California, chap. 3 of Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 24 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

USGS San Joaquin Basin Province Assessment Team, 2007, Executive summary—assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the San Joaquin Basin Province of California, 2003, chap. 1 of Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., 2007, Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 2 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/.

Wang, Y., J.M. Moldowan, K.J. Bird, L.B. Magoon, and K.E. Peters, 2007, Biomarkers and diamondoids improve understanding of oil cracking, mixing, and geochemical correlation on the North Slope, Alaska [abs.]:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 146, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbWangYe.htm.

Watt, J.T., and Ponce, D.A., 2007, Geophysical framework investigations influencing ground-water resources in east-central Nevada and west-central Utah, with a section ongeologic and geophysical basin-by-basin descriptions, by A.R. Wallace, J.T. Watt, and D.A. Ponce:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1163, 47 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1163/

Wrucke, C.T., Stone, P., and Stevens, C.H., 2007, Geologic map of the Warm Spring Canyon area, Death Valley National Park, Inyo County, California, with a discussion of the regional significance of the stratigraphy and structure:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2974, scale 1:24,000, 39 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2007/2974/.

2007 Abstracts

Aboud, E., Wells, R.E., and Blakely, R.J., 2007, Mapping dikes and faults in the Oregon forearc using high-resolution aeromagnetic data [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract GP33D-1603. 

Blakely, R.J., Sweetkind, D.S., Faunt, C.C., Jensen, J.R., McPhee, D.K., and Morin, R.L., 2007, Tectonic setting of the Gravity Fault and implications for ground-water resources in the Death Valley region, Nevada and California [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T22A-07. 

Bouligard, C., Glen, J.M.G., and Blakely, R., 2007, A new method for mapping depth to Curie-temperature isotherm in the Great Basin from aeromagnetic anomalies [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract GP31A-07. 

Conrey, R.J., Evarts, R.C., Leeman, W.P., Streck, M.J., Smith, R., and Fleck, R.J., 2007, A petrologic overview of the Boring Volcanic Field, Cascade Range, USA [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 29, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_121394.htm

Egger, A.E., Glen, J.M.G., Ponce, D.A., Lerch, D.W., and Klemperer, S.L., 2007, Structural controls on the Surprise Valley Fault system, northwestern margin of the Basin and Range, based on combined geologic, potential-field, and seismic reflection modeling [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T31C-0589.

Evarts, R.C., 2007, Neogene evolution of the Portland Basin [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 28, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_120548.htm

Firestone, R.B., West, A., Stefanka, Z., Revay, Z., and Hagstrum, J.T., 2007, Micrometeorite impacts in Beringian mammoth tusks and a bison skull [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract U23A-0865. 

Fleck, R.J., and Wooden, J.L., 2007, Age of the Gem Stocks, Coeur d’Alene District, Idaho [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 406. 

Gautier, D.L., Christiansen, F.G., Stemmerin, L., Bigtrup, T., Bojesen-Koefoed, J.A., and Sørensen, W., 2007, Petroleum potential of the East Greenland shelf [abs.]:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbGautier.htm.

Gautier, D.L., White, L.P., and Grant, A., 2007, USGS circum-Arctic resource appraisal:  status report and initial ranking of Arctic sedimentary basins [abs.]: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbGautier2.htm.

Glen, J., and Blakely, Richard, 2007, Geophysical domains of the Oregon arc and backarc and their tectonic significance [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 16, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_121420.htm

Glen, J.M.G., and Blakely, R.J., 2007, Long-lived crustal structures and their role in the tectonic evolution of the Cascadia Backarc [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T41B-0590. 

Graymer, R.W., Simpson, R.W., Jachens, R.C., Ponce, D.A., Phelps, G.A., Watt, J.T., and Wentworth, C.M., 2007, Segmentation of the Calaveras-Hayward fault system based on 3D geometry and geology at large-earthquake depth [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract S21A-0239. 

Hagstrum, J.T., 2007, Atmospheric rawinsonde and pigeon release data implicate infrasound as the long-range map cue in avian navigation [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract B51B-0368.

Hagstrum, J.T., Wells, R.E., Evarts, R.C., Blakely, R.J., and Beeson, M.H., 2007, Vertical-axis rotations within 15.6-12 Ma Columbia River Basalt flows define a sharp eastern boundary of the Coast Range block in northwestern Oregon [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 29, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_121122.htm

Hanshaw, M.N., Schmidt, K.M., Jorgensen, D.P., and Stock, J.D., 2007, High-resolution rainfall from radar reflectivity and terrestrial rain gages for use in estimating debris-flow susceptibility in the Day Fire, California [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H43F-1683.

Hereford, R., 2007, Geomorphology and alluvial history of late Holocene valley-fill alluvium, southern Colorado Plateau, southwest U.S.A. [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 99. 

Hillhouse, J.W., 2007, Clockwise rotation and implications for northward drift of the western Transverse Ranges from paleomagnetism of the Piuma Member, Sespe Formation, near Malibu, California [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract GP43C-1495. 

Hosford Scheirer, A., Magoon, L.B., Tennyson, M.E., and Peters, K.E., 2007, Uplift and erosion, distribution of mature source rock, and burial histories for two gas systems in the Sacramento Basin, California [abs.]. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, http://www.searchanddiscovery.com/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbHosford2.htm.

Hosford Scheirer, A., Tennyson, M.E., and Magoon, L.B., 2007, Undiscovered gas resource potential of the Sacramento Basin, California:  results of the 2006 USGS assessment [abs.]: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbHosford.htm

Howard, K.A., Stock, G.M., Rockwell, T.K., Schafer, J., Webb, R H, 2007, Holocene cyclical switching of Colorado River water alternatively to the Sea of Cortez or to the Salton Sink [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 23, Joint Assembly Supplement, abstract H44A-05.

Jachens, R.C., McLaughlin, R.J., Graymer, R.W., Simpson, R.W., Powell, C.L., II, and Wentworth, C.M., 2007, Quanitative four-dimensional reconstruction of the central San Andreas Fault and adjacent crust, northern California:  proof of concept along the Santa Cruz Mountains segment [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 46. 

Kelemen, S.R., Walters, C.C., Kwiatek, P.J., Afeworki, M., Sansone, M., Freund, H., Potter, R.J., Machel, H., Zhang, T., Ellis, G., Tang, Y., and Peters, K.E., 2007, Characterization and chemical structure modeling of solid bitumens associated with thermal chemical alteration and thermochemical sulfate reduction [abs.]:  International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Torquay, U.K., p. 295-296. 

Keller, M.A., and Macquaker, J.H.S., 2007, Organic C-rich mudstone sedimentation in Arctic Alaska during a seasonally cold Early Cretaceous (Hauterivian-Barremian) [abs.]:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2007, Long Beach, CA, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbKellerM.htm.

Kimbrough, D.,  Grove, M., Gehrels, G., Dorsey, R., House, K.P., Howard, K., Pearthree, P.A., Spencer, J.E., and Mahoney, B., 2007, Detrital zircon record of Colorado River incision [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 23, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T41C-03.

Langenheim, V.E., Jachens, R.C., Morin, R.L., McCabe, C.A., and Page, W.D., 2007, Implications of preliminary gravity and magnetic surveys to the understanding of the Bartlett Springs fault zone, northern California Coast Ranges [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract S21A-0246. 

Langenheim, V.E., McPhee, D.K., Powell, R.E., and Biehler, S., 2007, Mapping the subsurface of Joshua Tree National Park, southern California, using new geophysical data [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 377. 

Langenheim, V.E., Wells, R.E., Anders, M., Quigley, K., Watt, J., and Madin, I.P., 2007, Preliminary 3-D geologic map of the Scholls 7.5' quadrangle, Oregon [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 30, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_120495.htm

Madin, I.P., Blakely, R.J., Witter, R.C., Givler, R.W., and Percy, D.C., 2007, High-resolution geophysical surveys of the Mount Angel fault, northern Willamette Valley, Oregon [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 29-30, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_121181.htm

Magoon, L.B., Hosford Scheirer, A., and Lillis, P.G., 2007, Petroleum systems of the Sacramento Basin and adjacent area, California [abs.]:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbMagoon.htm

Malmon, D., 2007, Preliminary observations of geochemical properties of Colorado River and related sediments, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., Wild, scenic and rapid, a trip down the Colorado River trough: California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, and LSA Associates, Inc., p. 61-62.

Malmon, D.V., Dunne, T., and Reneau, S.L., 2007, Stochastic routing of sediment and sediment-borne contamination through rivers [abs.], in Frondorf, A., ed., Proceedings of the first all-USGS modeling conference, November 14-17, 2005:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report SIR 2006-5308, p. 16, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2006/5308

Malmon, D.V., Felger, T.J., and Howard, K.A. 2007, Floodplain lakes and alluviation cycles of the lower Colorado River [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 23, Joint Assembly Supplement, H44A-03.

Malmon, D.V., Howard, K.A., Lundstrom, S.C., Mahan, S., and Wan, E., 2007, The benefits and difficulties of using the stratigraphy of large rivers to identify regional paleoclimate events: case study lower Colorado River [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 271, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007AM/finalprogram/abstract_132294.htm

Malmon, D.V., Reneau, S.L., Katzman, D., Lavine, A., and Lyman, J., 2007, Suspended sediment transport in an ephemeral stream following wildfire: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 112, no. F2, F02006, doi:10.1029/2005JF000459, 2007.

McLaughlin, R.J., Jachens, R.C., Langenheim, V.E., Fleck, R.J., Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., Evans, W.C., and Davisson, M.L., 2007, Roles of  slab window migration , fault geometry, and tectonic wedging in crustal evolution east of the northern San Andreas Fault [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 493.

McLaughlin, R.J., Powell, C.L., II, McDougall-Reid, K., and Jachens, R.C., 2007, Cessation of slip on the Pilarcitos Fault and initiation of the San Francisco Peninsula segment of the (modern) San Andreas Fault, California [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T43A-1089. 

McPhee, D.K., Langenheim, V.E., Blakely, R.J., Morin, R., and Wells, R.E., 2007, Geophysical modeling across the Tualatin Basin, Oregon, and implications on seismic hazards and water resources [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 29, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007cd/finalprogram/abstract_120623.htm

McPhee, D.K., Langenheim, V.E., Hartzell, S., McLaughlin, R.J., Aagaard, B.T., Jachens, R.C., and McCabe, C.A., 2007, Basin structure beneath the Santa Rosa Plain, northern California:  implications for damage caused by the 1969 Santa Rosa and 1906 San Francisco earthquakes [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract NS24A-02. 

Miller, D.M., Maher, K., Mahan, S.A., McGeehin, J.P., Amoroso, L., and Barron, J.A., 2007, Quaternary geochronology in the Mojave Desert, USA:  innovations and applications to dating landscape response to climate triggers [abs.]:  XVII INQUA Congress, http://www.icms.com.au/inqua2007/abstract/984.htm<

Miller, D.M., and McGeehin, J.P., 2007, Depositional environment and radiocarbon chronology of the upper Lake Manix deposits, Mojave Desert, Calfiornia [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 271, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007AM/finalprogram/abstract_129557.htm.

Murchey, B.L., 2007, Reconstructing the ages of ocean basins along the ancient California and Nevada margin [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 19, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_121427.htm

Nagler, P.L., Glenn, E.P., Webb, R.H., and Howard, K.A., 2007, A water budget for riparian vegetation on the lower Colorado River: the myth of water salvage [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 23, Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract H44A-08.

O’Connor, J.E., and Evarts, R.C., 2007, New findings on the Quaternary geologic history of the lower Columbia River corridor [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 28, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_121038.htm

Oviatt, C.G., Reheis, M.C., Miller, D.M., and Lund, S.P., 2007, Stratigraphy of Lake Manix beds in the Manix subbasin, Mojave Desert, CA [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 271. 

Peters, K.E., Hostettler, F.D., Lorenson, T.D., and Rosenbauer, R.J., 2007, Chemometrics identifies families of stranded tarballs in coastal California [abs.]:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbPetersKenneth3.htm.

Peters, K.E., Ramos, L.S., Zumberge, J.E., Valin, Z.C., and Gautier, D.L., 2007, Predicting physicochemical properties of Upper Jurassic Circum-Arctic crude oil [abs.]:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbPetersKenneth2.htm.

Peters, K.E., Ramos, L.S., Zumberge, J.E., Valin, Z.C., and Bird, K.J., 2007, De-convoluting mixed crude oils in Prudhoe Bay Field using chemometrics [abs.]:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbPetersKenneth.htm.

Pike, R.J., 2007, Debris flows in Guatemala from Hurricane Mitch localized by wind-driven rain? [abs.]: Association of American Geographers, Annual Meeting Online Programs, 2007, abstract no. 14547, http://communicate.aag.org/eseries/aag_org/program/AbstractDetail.cfm?AbstractID=14547/.

Ponce, D.A., Graymer, R.W., Hildenbrand, T.G., Jachens, R.C., and Simpson, R.W., 2007, Geophysical investigations along the Hayward Fault, northern California, and their implications on earthquake hazards [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract S21A-0241. 

Ramos, L.S. and Peters, K.E., 2007, Multivariate analyses of selected biomarkers and isotopes from Circum-Arctic crude oils [abs.]:  Pittcon Abstract 1360.

Reneau, S.L., Katzman, D., Kuyumjian, G.A., Lavine, A., and Malmon, D.V., 2007, Sediment delivery after a wildfire: Geology, v. 35, no. 2, p. 151-154, doi:10.1130/G23288A. 

Reynolds, R.E., Faulds, J., House, P.K.,Howard, K.A., Malmon, D., Miller, C.F., and Pearthree, P.A., 2007, Wild, scenic and rapid trip down the Colorado River trough, Desert Symposium field trip 2007, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., Wild, scenic and rapid, a trip down the Colorado River trough:: California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, and LSA Associates, Inc., p. 5-32.

Scheirer, D.S., 2007, Gravity and magnetic characterization of faults in the Hunton Anticline area of the Arbuckle Uplift, south-central Oklahoma [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 165.

Scheirer, D., Fuis, G., and Langenheim, V.E., 2007, Constructing a model of a dipping southern San Andreas fault, southern California [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T54A-03. 

Schmidt, K.M., Stock, J.D., and Hanshaw, M.N., 2007, Post-fire sediment flux of the Day Fire, California [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H43F-1682.

Stoffer, P.W., 2007, 3D image tour of the Hayward Fault in the East Bay, San Francisco Bay region, California [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract S23C-03. 

Stoffer, P.W., 2007, Geologic map of the Tuba City 1:100,000 quadrangle, southeastern portion, Coconino County, Arizona:  a preliminary map [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 5, p. 7, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007RM/finalprogram/abstract_120763.htm

Wagner, D.L., Ristau, D., Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., Fleck, R.J., and McLaughlin, R., 2007, The Tolay Fault Zone:  a reinterpretation of a misunderstood structure [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 6, http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2007CD/finalprogram/abstract_120881.htm

Wahl, D., 2007, Effects of Holocene climate variability on Lago Paixban, a perennial wetland in Peten, Guatemala [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract GC31A-0110. 

Wang, Y., J.M. Moldowan, K.J. Bird, L.B. Magoon, and K.E. Peters, 2007, Biomarkers and diamondoids improve understanding of oil cracking, mixing, and geochemical correlation on the North Slope, Alaska [abs.]:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 146, http://www.searchanddiscovery.net/documents/2007/07018annual_abs_lngbch/abstracts/lbWangYe.htm.

Watt, J.T., Graymer, R.W., Simpson, R.W., Ponce, D.A., Jachens, R.C., Phelps, G.A., and Wentworth, C.M., 2007, A three-dimensional geologic model of the Hayward-Calaveras Fault junction [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting supplement, Abstract S21A-0238. 

Wells, R.E., 2007, Reconsidering the origin and emplacement of the Siletzia [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 4, p. 19.

Wells, R.E., Blakely, R.J., and Scholl, D., 2007, Slip in great megathrust earthquakes and its relation to crustal structure revealed by satellite free-air gravity [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T51E-07.


2008 Publications


Bedford, D. and Small, E. 2008, Spatial patterns of ecohydrologic properties on a hillslope-alluvial fan transect, central New Mexico:  Catena, v. 73, no. 1, p. 34-48.  

Billingsley, G.H., Priest, S.S., and Felger, T. J., 2008, Geologic map of the Fredonia 30' x 60' quadrangle, Mohave and Coconino Counties, northern Arizona:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3035, scale 1;100,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3035.

Bird, K.J., Charpentier, R.R., Gautier, D.L., Houseknecht, D.W., Klett, T.R., Pitman, J.K., Moore, T.E., Schenk, C. J., Tennyson, M. E. and Wandrey, C.R., 2008, Circum-Arctic resource appraisal; estimates of undiscovered oil and gas north of the Arctic Circle:  U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3049, 4 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2008/3049/.

Brabb, E.E., Ristau, D., Bukry, D., McDougall, K., Almgren, A.A., Saul, LE., and Sanfilippo, A., 2008, Newly discovered Paleocene and Eocene rocks near Fiarfield, California, and correlation with rocks in Vaca Valley and the so-called Martinez Formation or stage:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report  2008-1228, 32 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1228/of2008-1228.pdf

Evarts, R.C., and O'Connor, J.E., 2008, Geologic map of the Camas quadrangle, Clark County, Washington, and Multnomah County, Oregon:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3017, scale 1:24,000, 32 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3017/.

Faulds, J.E., Howard, K.A., and Duebendorfer, E.M., 2008, Cenozoic evolution of the abrupt Colorado Plateau - Basin and Range boundary, northwest Arizona:  a tale of three basins, immense lacustrine-evaporite deposits, and the nassent Colorado River:  Geological Society of America Field Guide 11, p. 119-151, doi: 10.130/2008.fld011(06).

Jarboe, N.A., Coe, R.S., Renne, P.R., Glen, J.M.G., and Mankinen, E.A., 2008, Quickly-erupted volcanic sections of the Steens Basalt, Columbia River Basalt Group:  secular variation, tectonic rotation, and the Steens Mountain reversal:  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 9, no. 11, Q110-10, doi: 10.1029/2008GC002067. 

Malmblorg, W.T., West, W.B., Brabb, E.E., and Parker, J.M., 2008, Digital coordinates and age of more than 13,000 foraminifers samples collected by Chevron petroleum geologists in California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report, 2008-1187, 3 p., 2 database files, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1187/. 

Mankinen, E.A., 2008, Paleomagnetic study of late Miocene through Pleistocene igneous rocks from the southwestern USA:  results from the historic collections of the USGS Menlo Park laboratory:  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 9, no. 5, Q05017, doi.: 10/1024/2008GCo01957. 

Mankinen, E.A., Chuchel, B.A., and Moring, B.C., 2008,  Gravity data from Dry Lake and Delamar Valleys, east-central Nevada:  U.S. Geologi9cal Survey Open-File Report 2008-1299, 18 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1306/of2007-1306.pdf.  

McLaughlin, R.J., Langenheim, V.E., Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., Fleck, R.J., McPhee, D.K., Roberts, C.W., McCabe, C.A., and Elmira W., 2008, Geologic and geophysical framework of the Santa Rosa 7.5' quadrangle, Sonoma County, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1009, 51 p., three sheets, scale 1:24,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1009/.

McPhee, D.K., Chuchel, B.A., and Pellerin,  L., 2008, Audiomagnetotelluric data and  preliminary two-dimensional models from Spring, Dry  Lake, and Delamar Valleys, Nevada:  U.S. Geological  Survey Open-File Report 2008-1301, 59 p. and 44-page  appendix, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1301/.

Miller, D.M., Armstrong, R.L., Bedford, D.R., and Davis, M. , 2008, Geologic map and digital database of the Almo Quadrangle and City of Rocks National Reserve, Cassia County, Idaho:   U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1103, 36 p., scale 1:24,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1103/. 

Miller, D.M., Hughson, D., and Schmidt, K.M., 2008, Modeling soil moisture in the Mojave Desert:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1100, 6 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1100/. 

Morton, D.M., and Matti, J.C., 2005 (rev. 2008), Preliminary geologic map of the Hemet 7.5' quadrangle, Riverside County, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1455, v. 1.1, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1455/

Phelps, G.A., 2008, Analysis of a spatial point pattern; examining the damage to pavement and pipes in Santa Clara Valley resulting from the Loma Prieta earthquake: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1442, 49 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1442/.

Phelps, G.A., Graymer, R.W., Jachens, R.C., Ponce, D.A., Simpson, R.W., and Wentworth, C.M., 2008, Three-dimensional geologic map of the Hayward Fault zone, San Francisco Bay region, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3045, 34 p., 1 oversize sheet, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3045/.  

Phelps, G.A., Justet, L., Moring, B.C., and Roberts, C.W., 2005, revised 2008, A preliminary investigation of the structure of southern Yucca Flat, Massachusetts Mountain, and CP basin, Nevada Test Site, Nevada, based on geophysical modeling:  U.S.  Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1367 v. 1.1, 36 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1367/. 

Pike, R.J., and Graymer, R.W., eds., 2008, Multiple landslide-hazard scenarios modeled for the Oakland-Berkeley area, northern California:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5196, 51 p., 4 plates, scales 1:24,000 and 1:50,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5196/.

Pike, R.J., and Sobieszczyk, S., 2008, Soil-slip/debris flow localized by site attributes and wind-driven rain in the San Francisco Bay region storm of January 1982:  Geomorphology, v. 94, nos. 3/4, p. 290-313. 

Powell, C.L., II, 2008, Pliocene invertebrates from the Travertine Point outcrops of the Imperial Formation, Imperial County, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5155, 25 p.

Powell, C.L., II, and Groves, L.T., 2008, Notes on the association of Vesicomyids and Lucinoma (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in southern California: fossil and modern:  The Festivus, v. 40, no. 5, p. 61-68.

Powell, C.L., II, and McGann, M., 2008, Late Pleistocene and Holocene mollusks and foraminifers from near Cordell Bank, offshore central California: their age and environmental significance:  The Festivus, v. 40, no. 10, 101-114. 

Powell, C.L., II, Stanton, R.J., Jr., Liff-Grief, P., 2008, Architctonica (Gastropoda) and associated warm-water mollusks used to correlate and date scattered ourcrops in the Pliocene of south and central California [abs.]:  Abstracts and Program for the 41st Annual Meeting, June 5-8, 2008, Western Society of Malacologists, p. 39.

Ross, S.L., Lee, H.J., Parsons, T.E., Beyer, L.A., Boore,D.M., Conrad, J.E., Edwards, B.D., Fisher, M.A., Frankel, A.D., Geist, E.L., Hudnut, K.W., Hough, S.E., Kayen, R.E., Lorenson, T.D., Luco, N., McCrory, P.A., McGann, M.L., Nathenson, M., Nolan, M., Petersen, M.D., Ponti, D.J., Powell, C.L., II, Ryan, H.F., Tinsley, J.C., Wills, C.J., Wong, F.L., and, Jingping X., 2008, Comments on potential geologic and seismic hazards affecting proposed liquefied natural gas site in Santa Monica Bay, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1344, 60 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1344/.

Scheirer, D.S., and Aboud, E., 2008, Preliminary gravity and ground magnetic data in the Arbuckle Uplift near Sulphur, Oklahoma: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1003, 34 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1003/.

Scheirer, D.S., and Andreasen, A.D., 2008, Results of gravity fieldwork conducted in March 2008 in the Moapa Valley region of Clark County, Nevada:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1300, 35 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1300/.

Slemmons, D.B, Vittori, E., Jayko, A.S., Carver, G.A., and Bacon, S.N., 2008, Quaternary Fault and Lineament Map of Owens Valley, Inyo County, Eastern California: Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series 96, 2 sheets, scale:1:100,000, doi: 10.1130/2008.MCH096

Stoffer, P.W., 2008, Where's the Hayward Fault? A green guide to the fault: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1135, 88 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1135/.

2008 Abstracts

Powell, C.L., II, Stanton, R., and Liff-Grieff, P., 2008, The gastropod genus Architectonica (Mollusca) in the Pliocene of California - using warm water mollusks to correlate and date scattered outcrops across central and southern California [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, v. 40, no. 1, p. 41. 

Powell, C.L., II, Stanton, R.J., Jr., Liff-Grief, P., 2008, Architctonica (Gastropoda) and associated warm-water mollusks used to correlate and date scattered ourcrops in the Pliocene of south and central California [abs.]:  Abstracts and Program for the 41st Annual Meeting, June 5-8, 2008, Western Society of Malacologists, p. 39.


2009 Publications


Beyer, L.A., McCulloh, T.H., Denison, R.E., Morin, R.W., Enrico, R.J., Barron, J.A., and Fleck, R.J., 2009, Post-Miocene right separation on the San Gabriel and Vasquez Creek Faults, with supporting chronostratigraphy, western San Gabriel Mountains, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1759, 44 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1759/.

Collins, B.D., Minasian, D., and Kayen, R., 2009,  Topographic change detection at select archaeological sites in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 2006-2007:   U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5116, 58 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5116/sir2009-5116.pdf.

Gautier, D.L., and Hosford Scheirer, A., 2009, Eocene Total Petroleum System; North and East of the Eocene West Side Fold Belt Assessment Unit of the San Joaquin Basin Province, Chapter 19 in Hosford Scheirer, A., ed., Petroleum systems and geologic assessment of oil and gas in the San Joaquin Basin Province, California:  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1713, 19 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1713/19/pp1713_ch19.pdf.

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/.

Langenheim, V.E., Biehler, S., Negrini, R., Mickus, K., Miller, D.M., and Miller, R.J., 2009,  Gravity and magnetic investigations of the Mojave National Preserve and adjacent areas, California and Nevada:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1117, 28 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1117/of2009-1117.pdf.

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/.

Ponce, D.A., Watt, J.T., Casteel, J., and Logsdon, G., 2009, Physical-property measurements on core samples from drill-holes DB-1 and DB-2, Blue Mountain Geothermal Prospect:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1022, 16 p. and data table , http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1022/.

Powell, C.L., II, Stanton, R.J., Jr., Vendrasco, M., and Liff-Grief, P., 2009, Warm extralimital fossil mollusks used to recognize the mid-Pliocene warm event in southern California:  The Western Society of Malacologists, Annual Report for 2008, v. 41, p. 70-91.

Powell, C.L., II, and Perry, F., 2009, Biostratigraphy of the northern Monterey Bay section of the Purisima Formation (late Miocene-late Pliocene), Santa Cruz County, California [abs.]:  Abstracts and Program for the 42nd Annual Meeting, June 23-26, 2009, Western Society of Malacologists, unnumbered page.

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