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G & G research for geologic mapping


Geologic maps are used in partically every kind of geologic, econonic development, and environmental research. Active geologic mapping projects are underway in Arizona, Southern California, Northern California, and Utah. Examples of recent G & G geologic mapping efforts include:

Arizona

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/.

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.

Billingsley, G.H., Block, D.L., and Dyer, H.C., 2006, Geologic map of the Peach Springs 30' x 60' quadrangle, Mohave and Coconino Counties, northwestern Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2900, scale 1:100,000, 17 p.,http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2006/2900/.

Billingsley, G.H., Felger, T.J., and Priest, S.S., 2006, Geologic map of the Valle 30’ x 60’ quadrangle, Coconino County, northern Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2895, scale 1:100,000, 23 p.,http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2006/2924/.

Billingsley, G.H., and Wellmeyer, J.L., 2003, revised 2006, Geologic map of the Mount Trumbull 30' x 60' quadrangle, Mohave and Coconino Counties, northwestern Arizona, version 1.1: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series I-2766, scale 1:100,000,http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/i2766.


California

Amoroso, L., and Miller, D.M., 2006, Surficial geologic map and geodatabase of the Cuddeback Lake 30' x 60' quadrangle, San Bernardino and Kern Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1276, scale 1:100,000, 30 p.,http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1276.

Bedford, D.R., Miller, D.M., and Phelps, G.A., 2006, Surficial geologic map data and physical properties for the Amboy 30x60 minute quadrangle, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1165, 33 p., scale 1:100,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1165.

Evarts, R.C., 2005, Geologic map of the Amboy quadrangle, Clark and Cowlitz Counties, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2885, 26 p., scale 1:24,000,http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2005/2885/.

Graymer, R.W., Ponce, D.A., Jachens, R.C., Simpson, R.W., Phelps, G.A., and Wentworth, C.M., 2005, Three-dimensional geologic map of the Hayward fault, northern California: Correlation of rock units with variations in seismicity, creep rate, and fault dip: Geology, v. 33, no. 6, p. 521- 524.

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/

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/

Morton, D.M., and Kennedy, M.P., 2005, Preliminary geologic map of the Sage 7.5' quadrangle, Riverside County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1285, scale 1:24,000,http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1285/.

Morton, D.M., and Miller, F.K., 2006, Geologic map of the San Bernardino and Santa Ana 30' x 60' quadrangles, California, with digital preparation by Cossette, P.M., and Bovard, K.R.: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1217, scale 1:100,000, 199 p.,http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1217.

Morton, D.M., and Matti, J.C., 2005, Preliminary geologic map of the Hemet 7.5' quadrangle, Riverside County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1455, scale 1:24,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1455/

Schmidt, K.M., and McMackin, M., 2006, Preliminary surficial geologic map of the Mesquite Lake 30’ x 60’ quadrangle, California and Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1035, 89 p., scale 1:100,000,http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1035/.

Stone, P., 2006, Database for the east half of "Preliminary geologic map of the Blythe 30' by 60' quadrangle, California and Arizona" (U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 90-497): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 225,http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/225.

Stone, Paul, 2006, Preliminary geologic map of the Black Mountain area northeast of Victorville, San Bernardino County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 2006-1347, scale 1:12,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1347/.

Stone, P., 2006, Geologic map of the west half of the Blythe 30’ by 60’ quadrangle, Riverside County, California and La Paz County, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2922, 22 p., scale 1:100,000,http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2006/2922/.

Yerkes, R.F., and Campbell, R.H., 2005, Preliminary geologic map of the Los Angeles 30' x 60' quadrangle, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1019, scale 1:100,000,http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1019.

Nevada

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/.

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/.

Page, W.R., Lundstrom, S.C., Harris, A.G., Langenheim, V.E., Workman, J.B., Manhan, S.A., Paces, J.B., Dixon, G.L., Rowley, P.D., Burchfiel, B.C., Bell, J.W., and Smith, E.I., 2005, Geologic and geophysical maps of the Las Vegas 30’ x 60’ Quadrangle, Clark and Nye Counties, Nevada, and Inyo County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2814, 58 p., scale 1:100,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2005/2814/.

Pacific Northwest

Booth, D.B., and Troost, K.G., 2005, Geologic map of the Olalla 7.5-minute quadrangle, King, Kitsap, and Pierce Counties, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2902, scale 1:24,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2005/2902/.

Booth, D.B., Troost, K.G., and Shimel, S.A., 2005, Geologic map of northwestern Seattle (part of the Seattle North 7.5’ x 15’ Quadrangle), King County, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2903, scale 1:12,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2005/2903/. Brabb, E.E., and Parker, J.M., 2005, Location and age of foraminifer samples collected by Chevron Petroleum geologists in California, revised: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-167, version 2, 13 p. + 1,741 data sheets, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-167/.

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/.

Haugerud, R., 2005, Preliminary geologic map of Bainbridge Island, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report

Tabor, R.W., Booth, D.B., Vance, J.A., and Ford, A.B., 2006, Database for the geologic map of the Sauk River 30-minute by 60-minute quadrangle, Washington (I-2592): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 188, http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/188.

Tabor, R.W., Frizzell, V.A., Booth, D.B., and Waitt, R.B., 2006, Database for the geologic map of the Snoqualmie Pass 30-minute by 60-minute quadrangle, Washington (I-2538): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 186,http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/186/.

Tabor, R.W., Frizzel, Jr., V.A., Whetten, J.T., Waitt, R.B., Swanson, D.A., Byerly, G.R., Booth, D.B., Hetherington, M.J., and Zartman, R.E., 2006, Database for the geologic map of the Chelan 30-minute by 60-minute quadrangle, Washington (I-1661): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 184,http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/184/.

Tabor, R.W., Haugerud, R.A., Hildreth, W., and Brown, E.H., 2006, Database for the geologic map of the Mount Baker 30-minute by 60-minute quadrangle, Washington (I-2660): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 205,http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/205/.

Tabor, R.W., Frizzell, V.A., Jr., Booth, D.B., Waitt, R.B., Whetten, J.T., and Zartman, R.E., 2001 [2005], Geologic map of the Skykomish River 30- by 60-minute quadrangle, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series I-1963, 67 p., scale: 1:100,000, http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/i1963/. [Updated in 2005 to include digital database.]

Tabor, R.W., Waitt, R.B., Frizzell, V.A., Jr., Swanson, D.A., Byerly, G.R., and Bently, G.R., 2005, Geologic map of the Wenatchee 1:100,000 quadrangle, central Washington: a digital database: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 137, version 1, http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/137/.

Troost, K.G., Booth, D.B., Wisher, A.P., and Shimel, S.A., 2005, The geologic map of Seattle—A progress report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1252, scale 1:24,000,http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1252/

Click below to see examples of completed/retired project website relating to geologic mapping in:

Pacific Northwest
Northern Arizona
Southern California
Northern California
Mojave Desert region
San Francisco Bay Region




 

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