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Cenozoic tectonics of the northern Mojave Desert

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Publications and Products from the Neotectonics of the northern Mojave Desert Project

Maps
Surficial Geologic Map and Geodatabase of the Cuddeback Lake 30' x 60' Quadrangle, San Bernardino and Kern Counties, California; Amoroso, Lee; Miller, David M.; Open-File Report 2006-1276:  http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1276/

Preliminary Surficial Geologic Map of the Mesquite Lake 30' X 60' Quadrangle, California and Nevada; Schmidt, Kevin M.; McMackin, Matthew; Open-File Report 2006-1035: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1035/

Preliminary Surficial Geology of the Dove Spring Off-Highway Vehicle Open Area, Mojave Desert, California; Miller, David M.; Amoroso, Lee; Open-File Report 2006-1265: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1265/

Geologic map database of the El Mirage Lake area, San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties, California; Miller, D. M.; Bedford, D. R.; Open-File Report 2000-222: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of00-222/

Preliminary surficial geologic map database of the Amboy 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, California; Bedford, David R.; Miller, David M.; Phelps, Geoffrey A.; Open-File Report 2006-1165: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1165/

Preliminary surficial geologic map of a Calico Mountains piedmont and part of Coyote Lake, Mojave desert, San Bernardino County, California; Dudash, Stephanie L.; Open-File Report 2006-1090: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1090/

Bedford, David R.; Miller, David M.; Phelps, Geoffrey A., 2010, Surficial geologic map of the Amboy 30' x 60' quadrangle, San Bernardino County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 1309. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3109/

Jayko, A. S., 2010, Surficial geologic map of the Darwin Hills 30' x 60' quadrangle, Inyo County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3040. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3040/

Reports

Miller, David M.; Valin, Zenon C.; Editors, Geomorphology and Tectonics at the Intersection of Silurian and Death Valleys, Southern California - 2005 Guidebook Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene; Open-File Report 2007-1424: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1424/

Miller, D. M., Menges, C. M., and McMackin, M. R., 2007, Geomorphology and tectonics at the intersection of Silurian and Death Valleys, southern California: Field trip road log, in Miller, D. M. and Valin, Z. C., eds., Geomorphology and tectonics at the intersection of Silurian and Death Valleys, southern California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1424, p. 7-49.

Mahan, S. A., Miller, D. M., Menges, C. M., and Yount, J. C., 2007, Late Quaternary stratigraphy and luminescence geochronology of the northeastern Mojave Desert, with emphasis on the Valjean Valley area, in Miller, D. M. and Valin, Z. C., eds., Geomorphology and tectonics at the intersection of Silurian and Death Valleys, southern California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1424, p. 63-97.

Menges, C. M., and Miller, D. M., 2007, Introduction, in Miller, D. M. and Valin, Z. C., eds., Geomorphology and tectonics at the intersection of Silurian and Death Valleys, southern California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1424, p. 1-6.

Green, H. L., Redwine, J. L., and Miller, D. M., 2007, Reconnaissance studies of soils-geomorphic correlations and late Quaternary deformation of alluvial fan deposits east of the Avawatz Mountains, Mojave Desert, California, in Miller, D. M. and Valin, Z. C., eds., Geomorphology and tectonics at the intersection of Silurian and Death Valleys, southern California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1424, p. 113-140.

Miller, D. M., Dudash, S. L., Green, H. L., Lidke, D. J., Amoroso, L., Phelps, G. A., and Schmidt, K. M., 2007, A new Quaternary view of northern Mojave Desert tectonics suggests changing fault patterns during the late Pleistocene, in Miller, D. M. and Valin, Z. C., eds., Geomorphology and tectonics at the intersection of Silurian and Death Valleys, southern California:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1424, p. 157-171.

Mahan, S. A., Miller, D. M., Menges, C. M., and Yount, J. C., 2007, Late Quaternary stratigraphy and luminescence geochronology of the northeastern Mojave Desert, Quaternary International, vol. 166, pp. 61-78.

Reheis, Marith C.; Miller, David M.; Redwine, Joanna 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, October 4-7, 2007;; Open-File Report 2007-1281: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1281/

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, 25 p.
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1117/

Maher, K., Wooden, J. L., Paces, J. B., Miller, D. M., 2008, 230Th–U dating of surficial deposits using the ion microprobe (SHRIMP-RG): A microstratigraphic perspective: Quaternary International, vol. 166, pp. 15-28.

Pigati, J. S., and Miller, D. M., 2008, Late Pleistocene wetland deposits at Valley Wells, eastern Mojave Desert, California: initial results: in  Reynolds, R. E., ed., Trough to trough, 2008 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings: California State University, Fullerton, p. 48-53.

Reynolds, R. E., Miller, D. M., and Bright, J., 2008, Possible Bouse Formation in the Bristol Lake basin, California: in Reynolds, R. E., ed., Trough to trough, 2008 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings: California State University, Fullerton, p. 48-53.

Webb, R. H., L. F. Fenstermaker, J. S. Heaton, D. L. Hughson, E. V. McDonald, D. M. Miller,  eds., 2009, 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 The Mojave Desert: Ecosystem Processes and Sustainability, ed. by R. H. Webb, L. F. Fenstermaker, J. S. Heaton, D. L. Hughson, E. V. McDonald, D. M. Miller: University of Nevada Press, p. 225-251.

Nimmo, J. R., K. S. Perkins, K. M. Schmidt, D. M. Miller, J. D. Stock, and K. Singha, 2009. Hydrologic characterization of desert soils with varying degrees of pedogenesis: 1. Field experiments evaluating plant-relevant soil water behavior. Vadose Zone J. 8:480–495.

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, 4 p.

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

Bedford, D. B., Miller, D. M., Schmidt, K. M., and Phelps, G. A., 2009, Landscape-scale relationships between surficial geology, soil texture, topography, and creosote bush size and density in the eastern Mojave Desert of California, in The Mojave Desert: Ecosystem Processes and Sustainability, ed. by R. H. Webb, L. F. Fenstermaker, J. S. Heaton, D. L. Hughson, E. V. McDonald, D. M. Miller: University of Nevada Press, p. 252-277.

Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., eds., 2010, Overboard in the Mojave; 20 million years of lakes and wetlands: Desert Studies Consortium, California State University, Fullerton, 292 p.

Reheis, M. C., and Miller, D. M., 2010, Environments of nearshore lacustrine deposition in the Pleistocene Lake Manix basin, south-central California, in Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., ed., 2010, Overboard in the Mojave: Desert Studies Consortium, California State University, Fullerton, p.24-37.

Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., 2010, Overboard in the Mojave: the field guide, in Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., ed., Overboard in the Mojave: Desert Studies Consortium, California State University, Fullerton, p.7-23.

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.

Leslie, S. R., Miller, D. M., Wooden, J. L., and Vazquez, J. A., 2010, Stratigraphy, age, and depositional setting of the Miocene Barstow Formation at Harvard Hill, central Mojave Desert, California, in Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., eds., Overboard in the Mojave: Desert Studies Consortium, California State University, Fullerton, p. 85-104.

Hillhouse, J. W., Miller, D. M., and Turrin, B. D., 2010, Correlation of the Miocene Peach Spring Tuff with geomagnetic polarity time scale and new constraints on tectonic rotations in the Mojave Desert, in Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., eds., Overboard in the Mojave: Desert Studies Consortium, California State University, Fullerton, p.105-121.

Hillhouse, J. W., Wells, R. E., and Cox, B. F., 2010, Paleomagnetism of Miocene volcanic rocks in the Newberry Mountains, California: vertical-axis rotation and a polarity transition, in Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., eds., Overboard in the Mojave: Desert Studies Consortium, California State University, Fullerton, p.177-195.

Reynolds, R. E., and Miller, D. M., Woodburne, M. O., and Albright, L. B., 2010, Extending the boundaries of the Barstow Formation 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.148-161.

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