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Geophysics Unit of Menlo Park, CA (GUMP)

U.S. Geological Survey - Western Region - Geology and Geophysics

David A. Ponce

SELECTED GEOPHYSICAL PUBLICATIONS--Yucca Mountain and vicinity, Nevada (Chronologic)

Ponce, D.A., and Oliver, H.W., 1981, Charleston Peak gravity calibration loop, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 8l-985, 20 p. PDF (2.7 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., 1981, Preliminary gravity investigations of the Wahmonie Site, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 8l-522, 64 p. PDF (11.0 Mb).

Pankratz, L.W., 1982, Reconnaissance seismic refraction studies at Calico Hills, Wahmonie, and Yucca Mountain, southwest Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-478, 25 p. PDF (2.9 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., and Hanna, W.F., 1982, Preliminary appraisal of gravity and magnetic data at Syncline Ridge, western Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-931, 19 p. PDF (3.6 Mb).

Jansma, P.E., Snyder, D.B., Ponce, D.A., 1982, Principal facts of gravity stations with gravity and magnetic profiles from the southwest Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada, as of January, 1982: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82- l04l, 43 p.

Snyder, D.B., and Carr, W.J., 1984, Interpretation of gravity data in a complex volcano-tectonic setting, southwestern Nevada: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 89, no. Bl2, p. l0,193-l0,206. PDF (3.1 Mb).

Bath, G.D., and Jahren, C.E., 1985, Investigation of an aeromagnetic anomaly on the west side of Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-459, 24 p. PDF (3.1 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., 1984, Gravity and magnetic evidence of a granitic intrusion near Wahmonie site, Nevada Test Site, Nevada: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 89, no. Bll, p. 9,40l-9,4l3. PDF (2.1 Mb).

Spielman, J.B. and Ponce, D.A., 1984, Handtc, a FORTRAN program to calculate inner-zone terrain corrections: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-777, 20 p. PDF (2.3 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., Wu, S.S.C., and Spielman, J.B., 1985, Comparison of survey and photogrammetry methods to position gravity data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-36, 12 p.

Healey, D.L., Harris, R.N., Ponce, D.A., and Oliver, H.W., 1987, Complete Bouguer gravity anomaly map of the Nevada Test Site and vicinity: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-506, scale 1:100,000.

Saltus, R.W., and Ponce, D.A., 1988, Aeromagnetic map of Nevada, Las Vegas sheet: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 95, scale 1:250,000.

Zumberge, M.A., Harris, R.N., Oliver, H.W., Sasagawa, G.S., and Ponce, D.A., 1988, Preliminary results of absolute and high-precision gravity measurements at the Nevada Test Site and vicinity, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 32 p.

Harris, R.N., and Ponce, D.A., 1988, High-precision gravity network to monitor temporal variations in gravity across Yucca Mountain, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88- 243, 19 p. PDF (1.2 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., and Harris, R.N., 1988, Isostatic gravity map of the Nevada Test Site and vicinity: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-664, scale 1:100,000.

Kirchoff-Stein, K.S., Ponce, D.A., Chuchel, B.A., 1989, Preliminary aeromagnetic map of the Nevada Test Site and vicinity: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-446, scale 1:100,000.

Harris, R.N., Ponce, D.A., Healey, D.L., and Oliver, H.W., 1989, Principal facts for about 16,000 gravity stations in the Nevada Test Site and vicinity: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-682A, Documentation, 78 p; 89-682B, data listing, 286 p.; and 89-682C, Diskettes, 2 diskettes. PDF (8.7 Mb).

Langenheim, V.E., Carle, S.F., Ponce, D.A., and Phillips, J.D., 1991, Revision of an aeromagnetic survey of the Lathrop Wells area, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-46, 17 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:62,500, 1 tape.

Oliver, H.W., Ponce, D.A., and Sikora, R.F, 1991, Major results of gravity and magnetic studies at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society 1991 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Las Vegas, Nev., p. 787-794. PDF (1.7 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., Kohrn, S.B., and Waddell, Sandra, 1992, Gravity and magnetic data of Fortymile Wash, Nevada Test Site, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-343, 33 p. PDF (3.8 Mb).

Ponce, D.A. 1993, Geophysical investigations of concealed faults near Yucca Mountain, southwest Nevada: American Nuclear Society Proceedings of the Fourth Annual International Conference on High level Waste Management, v. 1, p. 168-174. PDF (0.9 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., Langenheim, V.E., and Sikora, R.F., 1993, Gravity and magnetic data of Midway Valley, southwest Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-540-A, 9 p., scale 1:12,000; 93-540-B, diskette. PDF (1.0 Mb).

Sikora, R.F., Ponce, D.A., and Oliver, H.W., 1993, Status of aeromagnetic survey coverage of southwestern Nevada and southeastern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-44, 15 p. PDF (1.3 Mb).

Langenheim, V.E., Ponce, D.A., Oliver, H.W., and Sikora, R.F., 1993, Gravity and magnetic data of Yucca Wash, southwest Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-586-A, documentation; 93-586-B, diskette, 18 p., 1:12,000. PDF (1.8 Mb).

Langenheim, V.E., and Ponce, D.A., 1994, Gravity and magnetic investigations of Yucca Wash, southwest Nevada: American Nuclear Society Proceedings of the Fifth Annual International Conference on High-level Waste Management, Las Vegas, Nev., 8 p.

Ponce, D.A. and Langenheim, V.E., 1994, Preliminary gravity and magnetic models across Midway Valley and Yucca Wash, Yucca Mountain, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-572, 25 p. PDF (2.3 Mb).

Langenheim, V.E., and Ponce, D.A., 1995, Depth to pre-Tertiary basement in southwest Nevada: American Nuclear Society Proceedings of the Sixth Annual International Conference on High-level Waste Management, Las Vegas, Nev., 3 p.

Oliver, H.W., Ponce, D.A., and Hunter, W.C., eds., 1995, Major results of geophysical investigations at Yucca Mountain and vicinity, southern Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-74, 184 p. Ch. 1-3 in color (12.8 Mb); Entire report in Black and White (16.2 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., and Langenheim, V.E., 1995, Geophysical expression of the Ghost Dance fault, Yucca Mountain, Nevada: American Nuclear Society Proceedings of the Sixth Annual International Conference on High-level Waste Management, Las Vegas, Nev., 3 p.

Ponce, D.A., and Langenheim, V.E., 1995, Gravity and magnetic investigations of the Ghost Dance and Solitario Canyon faults, Yucca Mountain, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Oopen-File Report 95-521, 26 p. PDF (1.7 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., Sikora, R.F., Roberts, C.W., Morin, R.L., and Halvorson, P.F., 1995, Magnetic investigations along selected high-resolution seismic-reflection traverses in the central block of Yucca Mountain, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-667, 23 p. PDF (1.7 Mb).

Langenheim, V.E., Ponce, D.A., 1995, Ground magnetic studies along a regional seismic-refraction profile across Bare Mountain, Crater Flat, and Yucca Mountain, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-834, 36 p. PDF (2.6 Mb).

Sikora, R.F., Campbell, D.L., and Kucks, R.P., 1995, Aeromagnetic surveys across Crater Flat and parts of Yucca Mountain, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-812-A, 13 p. PDF (2.6 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., 1996, Interpretive geophysical fault map across the central block of Yucca Mountain, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-285, 15 p., 4 sheets, scale: 1:24,000. PDF (4.3 Mb).

Ponce, D.A., 1997, Gravity data of Nevada : U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-42, 27 p., CD-ROM.

Ponce, D.A., 1998, Isostatic gravity map of the Beatty and western part of the Indian Springs 1:100,000-scale quadrangles, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-250.

Mankinen, E.A., Hildenbrand, T.G., Roberts, C.W., and Davidson, J.G., 1998, Principal facts for new gravity stations in the Pahute Mesa and Oasis Valley areas, Nye County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-498, 14 p. PDF (1.2 Mb).

Hildenbrand, T.G., Langenheim, V.E., Mankinen, E.A., and McKee, E.H., 1999, Inversion of gravity data to define the pre-Tertiary surface and regional structures possibly influencing ground-water flow in the Pahute Mesa, Oasis Valley region, Nye County, Nevada:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-49, 26 p. http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of99-49/

Mankinen, E.A., Hildenbrand, T.G., Dixon, G.L., McKee, E.H., Fridrich, C.J., and Laczniak, R.J., 1999, Gravity and magnetic study of the Pahute Mesa and Oasis Valley region, County, Nevada:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-303, 57 p. http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of99-303/

Fridrich, C.J., Minor, S.A., and Mankinen, E.A., 1999, Geologic evaluation of the Oasis Valley basin, Nye County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-533-A, 55p. PDF (3.6 Mb).

Slate, J.L, Berry, M.E., Rowley, P.D., Fridrich, C.J., Morgan, K.S., Workman, J.B., Young, O.D., Dixon, G.L., Williams, V.S., McKee, E.H., Ponce, D.A., Hildenbrand, T.G., Swadley, W.C., Lundstrom, S.C., Ekren, E.B., Warren, R.G., Cole, J.C., Fleck, R.J., Lanphere, M.A., Sawyer, D.A., Minor, S.A., Grunwald, D.J., Laczniak, R.J., Menges, C.M., Yount, J.C., and Jayko, A.S., 2000, Digital geologic map of the Nevada Test Site and vicinity, Nye, Lincoln, and Clark Counties, Nevada, and Inyo County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-554A, 53 p, scale 1:120,000. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/ofr-99-0554/

Ponce, D.A., Mankinen, E.A., Davidson, J.G., Morin, R.L., and Blakely, R.J., 1999, Digital isostatic gravity map of the Nevada Test Site and vicinity, Nye, Lincoln, and Clark Counties, Nevada, and Inyo County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-554-B, CD-ROM. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/ofr-99-0554/

Ponce, D.A, 1999, Digital aeromagnetic map of the Nevada Test Site and vicinity , Nye, Lincoln, and Clark Counties, Nevada, and Inyo County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-554-C, CD-ROM. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/ofr-99-0554/

Blakely, R.J., Langenheim, V.E., Ponce, D.A., and Dixon, G.L., 2000, Aeromagnetic survey of the Amargosa Desert, Nevada and California : A tool for understanding near-surface geology and hydrology: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-188, 32 p.

Blakely, R.J., Langenheim, V.E., and Ponce, D.A., 2000, Summary of geophysical investigations of the Death Valley regional water-flow modeling project, Nevada and California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-189, 33 p. http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of00-189/

McKee, E.H., Phelps, G.A., and Mankinen, E.A., 2001, The Silent Canyon caldera: A three-dimensional model as part of a Pahute Mesa–Oasis Valley, Nevada, hydrogeologic model: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-297, 21 p. http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of01-297/

Ponce, D.A., Blakely, R.J., Morin, R.L., and Mankinen, E.A., 2001, Isostatic gravity map of the Death Valley ground-water model area, Nevada and California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map MF-2381-C, 5 p., scale 1:250,000. http://pubs.usgs.gov/mf/2002/mf-2381/

Ponce, D.A., and Blakely, R.J., 2001, Aeromagnetic map of the Death Valley ground-water model area, Nevada and California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map MF-2381-D, 3 p., scale 1:250,000. http://pubs.usgs.gov/mf/2002/mf-2381/

Blakely, R.J., and Ponce, D.A., 2001, Map showing depth to pre-Cenozoic basement in the Death Valley ground-water model area, Nevada and California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map MF-2381-E, 3 p., scale 1:250,000. http://pubs.usgs.gov/mf/2002/mf-2381/

O'Leary, D.W., Mankinen, E.A., Blakely, R.J., Langenheim, V.E., and Ponce, D.A., 2002, Aeromagnetic expression of buried basaltic volcanoes near Yucca Mountain, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-020, 48 p. http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of02-020/

Glen, J.M.G., McKee, E.H., Ludington, Steve, Ponce, D.A., Hildenbrand, T.G., Hopkins, M.J., 2004, Geophysical terranes of the Great Basin and parts of surrounding provinces: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1008, 303 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2004/1008/

Kucks, R.P., Hill, P.L., and Ponce, D.A., 2006, Nevada magnetic and gravity maps and data: A web site for distribution of data: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 234. http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/234/

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