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G & G research for climate history and landscape change


Selected examples of G&G research publications related to climate history, landscape change, environmental geology include:


Amoroso, L., 2006, Age calibration of carbonate rind thickness in late Pleistocene soils for surface age estimation, southwest USA: Quaternary Research, v. 65, no. 1, p. 172-178.

Bacon, S.N., Burke, R.M., Pezzopane, S.K., and Jayko, A.S., 2006, Last glacial maximum and Holocene lake levels of Owens Lake, eastern California, USA: Quaternary Research Reviews, v. 25, nos. 11-12, p. 1264-1282.

Hereford, Richard, 2006, User's guide, software for reduction and analysis of daily weather and surface-water data: Tools for time series analysis of precipitation, temperature, and streamflow data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1101, 14 p.,http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1101.

Hagstrum, J.T., 2005, Antipodal hotspots and bipolar catastrophes: were oceanic large-body impacts the cause?: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 236, no 1-2, p. 13-27.

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. 

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/.

Messina, P., Stoffer, P., and Smith. W.C., 2005, Macropolygon morphology, development, and classification on north Panamint and Eureka playas, Death Valley National Park CA: Earth- Science Reviews, v. 73, no. 1-4, p. 309-322.

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/.
 
Oviatt, C.G., Miller, D.M., McGeehin, J.P., Zachary, Cecile, and Mahan, Shannon, 2005, The younger Dryas phase of Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 219, no. 3-4, p. 263-284.

Geomorphology and Quaternary Landscape Evolution

Amoroso, L., 2006, Age calibration of carbonate rind thickness in late Pleistocene soils for surface age estimation, southwest USA: Quaternary Research, v. 65, no. 1, p. 172-178.

Bacon, S.N., Burke, R.M., Pezzopane, S.K., and Jayko, A.S., 2006, Last glacial maximum and Holocene lake levels of Owens Lake, eastern California, USA: Quaternary Research Reviews, v. 25, nos. 11-12, p. 1264-1282.

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., 2005, Late Quaternary denudation, Death and Panamint Valleys, eastern California: Earth Science Reviews, v. 73, no. 1-4, p. 271-289.

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/. 

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/.

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/. 

 

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