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237 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 31 cm.
  • Introduction and history of mapping and research / P.C. Bandopadhyay-- Introduction to the geography and geomorphology of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Regional context of the geology of the Andaman-Nicobar accretionary ridge / P.D. Clift
  • Cenozoic rifting, passive margin development and strike-slip faulting in the Andaman Sea: a discussion of established v. new tectonic models / C.K. Morley
  • Regional tectonics, structure and evolution of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands from ophiolite formation and obduction to collision and back-arc spreading / C.K. Morley & M. Searle
  • Geological framework of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Andaman-Nicobar Ophiolites, India: origin, evolution and emplacement / B. Ghosh, D. Bandopadhyay & T. Morishita
  • Mithakhari deposits / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Submarine fan deposits: petrography and geochemistry of the Andaman Flysch / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Provenance of Oligocene Andaman sandstones (Andaman-Nicobar Islands): Ganga-Brahmaputra or Irrawaddy derived? / M. Limonta, A. Resentini, A. Carter, P.C. Bandopadhyay & E. Garzanti
  • The Archipelago Group: current understanding / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Inner-arc volcanism: Barren and Narcondam islands / P.C. Bandopadhyay
  • Anatomy of the Andaman-Nicobar subduction system from seismic reflection data / S.C. Singh & R. Moeremans
  • Seismicity of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands and Andaman Sea / A. Carter & P.C. Bandopadhyay
  • The 26 December 2004 earthquake and tsunami / A. Carter & P.C. Bandopadhyay
  • Natural resources / P.C. Bandopadhyay, B. Ghosh & A. Carter
  • Index.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
xii, 56 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 folded leaf of plates.
  • Preface
  • Geologic road log: Austin to/from Canyon Dam and Natural Bridge Caverns / C. M. Woodruff, Jr., Edward W. Collins, and Eric C. Potter
  • Tour of Canyon Dam Spillway Gorge / C. M. Woodruff, Jr., and Edward W. Collins
  • Tour of Natural Bridge Caverns / Eric C. Potter and Robert G. Loucks
  • Apppendix. Speleothems as geochemical proxies for past climate change--a summary of long-term monitoring in Natural Bridge Caverns, Comal County, Texas / Corinne Wong, Jay L. Banner, Richard Casteel, and Eric James.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
v, 215 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Probing crustal thickness evolution and geodynamic processes in the past from magma records: An integrated approach / J. Ganne, W.P. Schellart, G. Rosenbaum, X. Feng, and V. De Andrade
  • Uplift of the southeastern Australian lithosphere: Thermal-tectonic evolution of garnet pyroxenite xenoliths from western Victoria / Jiang-Gu Lu, Qing Xiong, William L. Griffin, Jian-Ping Zheng, Jin-Xiang Huang, Suzanne Y. O'Reilly, Takako Satsukawa, and Norman J. Pearson
  • Variety of origins and exhumation histories of Sambagawa eclogite interpreted through the veil of extensive structural and metamorphic overprinting / Soichi Osozawa and John Wakabayashi
  • Exhumation of western Alboran peridotites in an Oligocene-Miocene oblique continental rift system / Frédéric Gueydan and Gianluca Frasca
  • Mylonitic gabbro nodules of Stromboli (southern Italy): Microstructural evidence of high-temperature deformation of cumulates during the evolution of the magmatic crustal roots of an active volcano / Richard Spiess, Raffaella Dibona, Manuele Faccenda, Michele Mattioli, and Alberto Renzulli
  • Crust-mantle boundary in eastern North America, from the (oldest) craton to the (youngest) rift / Vadim Levin, Andrea Servali, Jill VanTongeren, William Menke, and Fiona Darbyshire
  • Role of percolating melts in Antarctic subcontinental lithospheric mantle: New insights from Handler Ridge mantle xenoliths (northern Victoria Land, Antarctica) / Beatrice Pelorosso, Costanza Bonadiman, Massimo Coltorti, Massimiliano Melchiorre, Pier Paolo Giacomoni, Theodoros Ntaflos, Michel Gregoire, and Mathieu Benoit
  • In situ U-Pb zircon geochronology on metapelitic granulites of Beni Bousera (Betic-Rif system, N Morocco) / M. Melchiorre, A.M. Álvarez-Valero, J. Vergés, M. Fernàndez, E.A. Belousova, A. El Maz, and A. Moukadiri
  • Detrital zircon evidence for eclogite formation by basal subduction erosion
  • An example from the Yukon-Tanana composite arc, Canadian Cordillera / J.A. Gilotti, W.C. McClelland, C.R. van Staal, and M.B. Petrie
  • Comparison among Ethiopia-Yemen, Deccan, and Karoo continental flood basalts of central Gondwana: Insights on lithosphere versus asthenosphere contributions in compositionally zoned magmatic provinces / Claudio Natali, Luigi Beccaluva, Gianluca Bianchini, and Franca Siena.
"This volume encompasses contributions from a wide spectrum of earth science disciplines, including geophysics, geodynamics, geochemistry, and petrology, to provide an overview of the nature and evolution of the crust-mantle and lithosphere-asthenosphere boundaries in different tectonic settings"-- Provided by publisher.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
vi, 251 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Foreword / Brian Kraatz, Jade Star Lackey, and Joan E. Fryxell
  • Geology and vertebrate paleontology of Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, Nevada, USA / Kathleen B. Springer, Jeffrey S. Pigati, and Eric Scott
  • Geology, stratigraphy, and paleontology of the Santa Ana Mountains, California, USA / Jere H. Lipps, Richard Lozinsky, Jeannine Pedersen-Guzman, Eric Scott, and Lisa Babilonia
  • Neogene sedimentation, volcanism, and faulting in the eastern Coyote Mountains, Salton Trough, southern California / Ann Bykerk-Kauffman
  • Arc magmatism, tectonism, and tempos in Mesozoic arc crustal sections of the Peninsular and Transverse Ranges, southern California, USA / Scott Paterson, Ben Clausen, Vali Memeti, and Joshua J. Schwartz
  • Late Cretaceous to early Neogene tectonic development of the southern Sierra Nevada region, California / Alan D. Chapman, David J. Wood, Jason B Saleeby, and Zorka Saleeby
  • Geology of the Cemex, Inc. limestone quarries, Sidewinder Mountain-Black Mountain area, San Bernardino County, California / Howard Brown.
"This guidebook volume for the 2016 GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, which was held in Ontario, California, explores varied geological features of southern California and Nevada, including the Mojave Desert and Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument"-- Provided by publisher.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
vii, 63 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Preface / Joseph T. Hannibal and Kyle C. Fredrick
  • From Fort Pitt to Coal Hill : geological, archaeological, and historical aspects of downtown Pittsburgh and Mount Washington / Joseph T. Hannibal, Andrew Gaerte, and Ann L. Holstein
  • Pleistocene periglacial features of the Pittsburgh Low Plateau and Upper Youghiogheny Basin / Rebecca Kavage Adams, Mark D. Swift, David K. Brezinski, and Steven J. Kite
  • New insights and lessons learned from the Johnstown (Pennsylvania) flood of 1889 / Carrie E. Davis Todd
  • The old, the crude, and the muddy : oil history in western Pennsylvania (abstract) / Kristin M. Carter and Kathy J. Flaherty.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
vi, 174 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm.
  • Preface / Christopher M. Bailey and Shelley Jaye
  • Geology along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia / Mark W. Carter, Scott Southworth, Richard P. Tollo, Arthur J. Merschat, Sara Wagner, Ava Lazor, and John N. Aleinikoff
  • From Laurentia to Iapetus: traversing the Blue Ridge-Piedmont terrane boundary in central Virginia / Christopher M. Bailey, Anna V. Spears, and Aaron Marshall
  • Fossil-collecting from the middle Miocene Carmel Church Quarry marine ecosystem in Caroline County, Virginia / Alexander K. Hastings and Alton C. Dooley Jr.
  • Geologic controls on cave development in Burnsville Cove, Bath and Highland Counties, Virginia / Christopher S. Swezey, John T. Haynes, Philip C. Lucas, and Richard A. Lambert
  • Geology and Biostratigraphy of the Potomac River cliffs at Stratford Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia / Robert E. Weems, Lucy E. Edwards, and Bryan Landacre
  • Geology of the Petersburg batholith, eastern Piedmont, Virginia / Brent E. Owens, Mark Carter, and Christopher M. Bailey
  • Geology and the Petersburg Campaign in the American Civil War / Aaron Cross, C. Rick Berquist, Marcie Occhi, Jessi Strand, and Christopher M. Bailey.
Seven chapters explore the diverse geology of Virginia, from its Appalachian highlands to the Atlantic shore.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
xiv, 281 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
vii, 152 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.
  • Dedication to Grant Mossop / compiled by the Mossop family
  • Foreword / Jean C.C. Hsieh
  • 1. Effects of sedimentary facies on structural styles in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Fold and Thrust Belt / Normand Bégin and Byron Veilleux
  • 2. Late Cretaceous geology and fossils of Dinosaur Provincial Park / Dennis R. Braman, Donald B. Brinkman, and Donald M. Henderson
  • 3. Lower to Middle Cambrian of the southern Canadian Rockies / Paul A. Johnston, Christopher J. Collom, and Patricio Desjardins
  • 4. The Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup in Glacier and Waterton Lakes national parks, northwestern Montana and southwestern Alberta: sedimentary facies and syndepositional deformation / Brian R. Pratt
  • 5. Field trip to examine Montney Formation analogs: exposures of the Sulphur Mountain Formation arcound Canmore and Kananaskis, western Alberta, Canada / Joan Noad.
"This volume includes guides to the Canadian Rocky Mountain fold and thrust belt, Late Cretaceous geology and fossils of Dinosaur Provincial Park, Lower to Middle Cambrian of the southern Canadian Rockies, the Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup in Glacier and Waterton Lakes national parks, and Montney Formation analogs"-- Provided by publisher.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
1 online resource (1 map) : color + pamphlet (vi, 20 pages).
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
1 online resource (1 map) : color.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
1 map : color ; 55 x 105 cm, on sheet 74 x 139 cm, in envelope 30 x 24 cm + 1 pamphlet (ii, 25 pages ; 28 cm) + 1 data sheet (74 x 117 cm).
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
1 map : color ; 55 x 105 cm, on sheet 74 x 139 cm, in envelope 30 x 24 cm + 1 pamphlet (25 pages ; 28 cm) + 1 data sheet (74 x 117 cm).
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
vii, 449 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction: enquiries into the history of geology
  • The founding of INHIGEO: documents and letters, with comments
  • International Commission on the History of Geological Sciences: the earliest events
  • INHIGEO in recent times
  • Historians of geology in the field: a half-century of INHIGEO excursions
  • Insiders and outsiders: INHIGEO seen from the sidelines
  • Changing reflections on the history of geology
  • Thinking about the geosciences in their religious/philosophical context
  • Methodological uniformitarianism of Hugo Ko³³a²taj: an unknown Polish precursor of the Lyellian geological paradigm
  • History of a discussion: selected aspects of the Earth expansion v. plate tectonics theories
  • Swiss contributions to mid-nineteenth century tectonic research: a step backwards or the prologue to the nappe tectonics revolution?
  • Before volcanoes became ordinary
  • The history of volcanology in Costa Rica: from the Amerindian legends to the beginning of the twenty-first century
  • Dynamic geomorphology: historical convergence towards modern practice
  • Vertebrate palaeontology in Central America: a narrative and analytical history
  • Progression of instrument use and practice in mineralogy and petrology, 1750-1950
  • Innovation and critical thinking: contributions of the history and philosophy of geological sciences to teaching, especially undergraduate teaching
  • Controversies in the history of geology and their educational importance for facilitating understanding of the nature of science
  • Review of the history of higher education in geology during the past 100 years in China
  • Towards a history of women in the geosciences
  • The first Russian monograph on the History of Geology by Grigory E. Shchurovsky, professor of Moscow University: on the 150th anniversary of the publication
  • Clarence Dutton's geology
  • Life and geological studies of Joaquin Frenguelli
  • Teiichi Kobayashi: his life and works, with an emphasis on his contribution to the history of the geosciences in Japan
  • Spaces and places: an historical overview of the development of geology in Austria (Habsburg Monarchy) in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
  • Early history of the Spanish Geological Survey: the Commission for the Geological Map of Spain (1849-1910)
  • The ups and downs of geology in Portugal: the Geological Survey, a historical perspective
  • Towards a nationwide geological survey in nineteenth century Mexico
  • Brief history of geological and mining exploration in nineteenth century Mexico
  • Geographical and geological explorations of the La Plata Museum 1884-1905
  • A look into the history of geology in France
  • Social functions of historical studies of Chinese geology
  • Early geological studies and mapping in Sweden
  • Murchison in Sweden: consolidating Lower Silurian stratigraphy in the summer of 1844
  • The earliest geological observations in Lithuania: a historical viewpoint
  • Contribution of Polish geologists to geology in Siberia and the Far East
  • The furthest end of the Earth: the role of geological research in Antarctic exploration, 1895-1922
  • History of the oil industry in Poland until 1939
  • Gushers, science and luck: Everette Lee DeGolyer and the Mexican oil upsurge, 1909-19
  • Harsh oil: finding petroleum in early twentieth century Western Australia
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
188 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
x, 237 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
  • Learning from the 2013 3-D Interpretation Hedberg Conference : how geoscientists see 3-D / Bob Krantz, Carol Ormand, and Brett Freeman
  • Training spatial skills in geosciences : a review of tests and tools / Kristin M. Gagnier [and others]
  • Visual metaphors in structural geology : a means for enhancing 3-D visualization / George H. Davis and David Fischer
  • Visible geology : creative online tools for teaching, learning, and communicating geologic concepts / Rowan Cockett, Tara Moran, and Adam Pidlisecky
  • Spatial skills in expert structural geologists / Margaret R. Tarampi [and others]
  • Structural interpretation of seismic geologic reality, perspective, and 3-D thinking / Peter Boult, Brett Freeman, and Graham Yielding
  • Subsurface structural interpretation : the significance of 3-D structural frameworks / Bob Krantz and Thomas Neely
  • Insight on mechanical stratigraphy and subsurface interpretation / Ronald N. McGinnis [and others]
  • Evolution of the Hat Creek Fault System, Northern California / Simon A. Kattenhorn [and others]
  • 3-D seismic-structural workflows-- examples using the Hat Creek fault system / Graham Yielding and Brett Freeman
  • Earth, mind, and paper : field sketches as expert representations of the Hat Creek fault zone / Heather L. Petcovic, Carol J. Ormand, and Bob Krantz
  • Increasing interpreter capability in structurally complex settings through combined fieldwork, interpretation, and geocellular modeling / John G. Solum, Stephen J. Jolley, and Benjamin D. Meyer
  • Linking cognitive science and disciplinary geoscience practice : the importance of the conceptual model / Thomas F. Shipley and Basil Tikoff.
"Three-dimensional geologic interpretation of surface and subsurface data requires integration and application of both geologic knowledge and spatial cognitive skills. Much surface geologic mapping still employs pen and paper techniques, but subsurface interpretation is usually accomplished using sophisticated visualization software. In both cases, successful interpreters use mental models that bridge internal and external forms of 3-D visualization to construct 3-D geologic interpretations. This volume sets out to understand more about the convergence of geology, 3-D thinking, and software, which collectively provide the basis for truly effective interpretation strategies"--Back cover.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
312 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 x 31 cm
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
xi, 1003 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
  • Infrastructure, with emphasis on water storage and conveyance / section editors: Horacio Ferriz and Robert Anderson
  • Engineering, economic, and environmental topics / secton editor: Jeffrey Hess
  • Remote sensing, mapping, and problem assessment / section editor: Christopher Hitchcock
  • Faulting, seismicity, seismic hazard analysis, probabilistic seismic hazard analysis and forecasting / section editor: Jeffrey Hess
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
v, 402 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm + 1 CD-ROM (color ; 4 3/4 in.)
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