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G & G research in paleontology

G & G support several research paleontologists and micropaleontologists, and many other G & G scientists use fossils and evidence of past life in their research and mapping investigations.

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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.,

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.,  

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, 

Mickey, M.B., Haga, H., and Bird, K.J., 2006, Micropaleontology of selected wells and seismic shot holes, northern Alaska: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1055, 11 p.,
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, 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, McLaughlin, R.J., and Wan, E., 2006, Biostratigraphy and lithologic correlations of two Sonoma County water agency pilot wells with the type Wilson Grove Formation, Sonoma County, central California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1196, 35 p.,

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.

Powell, C.L., II, Grant, L., and Conkling, S., 2005, Paleoecologic analysis and age of a late Pleistocene assemblage from upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, California: Veliger, v. 47, no. 3, p. 183-192.

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.


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