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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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xiv, 281 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm
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1 online resource (1 map) : color + pamphlet (vi, 20 pages).
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1 online resource (1 map) : color.
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1 map : color ; 62 x 90 cm, on sheet 100 x 140 cm, folded to 26 x 20 cm, in envelope 30 x 24 cm + pamphlet (i, 9 pages ; 28 cm).
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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)
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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).
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388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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188 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
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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.
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312 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
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64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 x 31 cm
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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
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v, 402 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm + 1 CD-ROM (color ; 4 3/4 in.)
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xi, 384 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Dedication / James W. Sears and John S. MacLean
  • Introduction / John S. MacLean and James W. Sears. 1. Stratigraphy and sedimentology : Sheetflood sedimentology of the Middle Proterozoic Revett Formation, Belt Supergroup, northwestern Montana, USA / Don Winston
  • Crinkle cracks in the Proterozoic Piegan Group, Belt Supergroup, Montana and Idaho: a descriptive style of sand-filled cracks hypothetically formed by subaqueous solitary-like waves / Don Winston and Shane V. Smith
  • A review of molar-tooth structures with some speculations on their origin / A.G. Smith
  • Paleoenvironmental implications of an expanded microfossil assemblage from the Chamberlain Formation, Belt Supergroup, Montana / Zachary R. Adam, Mark L. Skidmore, and David W. Mogk. 2. Lemhi subbasin : Stratigraphy of the Lemhi subbasin of the Belt Supergroup / Russell F. Burmester, Jeffrey D. Lonn, Reed S. Lewis, and Mark D. McFaddan
  • Giant folds and complex faults in Mesoproterozoic Lemhi strata of the Belt Supergroup, northern Beaverhead Mountains, Montana and Idaho / Jeffrey D. Lonn, Russell F. Burmester, Reed S. Lewis, and Mark D. McFaddan
  • Detrital zircons in the Mesoproterozoic upper Belt Supergroup in the Pioneer, Beaverhead, and Lemhi Ranges, Montana and Idaho: the Big White arc / Paul K. Link, Eric D. Stewart, Travis Steel, Jo-Ann Sherwin, Lee T. Hess, and Catherine McDonald
  • Geologic history of the Blackbird Co-Cu district in the Lemhi subbasin of the Belt-Purcell Basin / Arthur A. Bookstrom, Stephen E. Box, Pamela M. Cossette, Thomas P. Frost, Virginia S. Gillerman, George R. King, and N. Alex Zirakparvar. 3. Geochemistry and geochronology : Iron mineralogy and redox conditions during deposition of the mid-Proterozoic Appekunny Formation, Belt Supergroup, Glacier National Park / Sarah P. Slotznick, Don Winston, Samuel M. Webb, Joseph L. Kirschvink, and Woodward W. Fischer
  • Mafic magmatism in the Belt-Purcell Basin and Wyoming Province of western Laurentia / C. Rogers, A. Mackinder, R.E. Ernst, and B. Cousens
  • U-Pb ages of zircons from the Lower Belt Supergroup and proximal crystalline basement: implication for the early evolution of the Belt Basin / Paul Mueller, David Mogk, Joseph Wooden, and Drew Spake. 4. Geophysics and structural geology : Highly conductive horizons in the Mesoproterozoic Belt-Purcell Basin: sulfidic early basin strata as key markers of Cordilleran shortening and Eocene extension / P.A. Bedorosian and S.E. Box
  • Unkinking the Lewis and Clark tectonic zone, Belt Basin, Idaho and Montana / Brian G. White
  • Belt-Purcell Basin: template for the Cordilleran magmatic arc and its detached carapace, Idaho and Montana / James W. Sears.
"The Belt Basin displays one of the planet's best-exposed and best-preserved sequences of Mesoproterozoic sedimentary and igneous rocks. This volume focuses on research into this province; kindles ideas about this critical era of Earth evolution; and covers aspects of the basin from its paleontology, mineralogy, sedimentology, and stratigraphy to its magmatism, ore deposits, geophysics, and structural geology"-- Provided by publisher.
A collection of papers from the 5th Belt Symposium, Salmon, Idaho, 2013, on the geology of the Belt Basin, or Purcell Basin; the region is the Rocky Mountain Region of the northern United States, extending into Canada.
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xv, 480 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOLOGY The Golden State Building Blocks: Minerals and Rocks Dating California: Stratigraphy and Geochronology The Big Picture: Tectonics and Structural Geology Earthquakes and Seismology GEOLOGIC PROVINCES OF CALIFORNIA Young Volcanoes: The Cascades and Modoc Plateau The Broken Land: The Basin and Range Province Gold, Glaciers, and Granitics: The Sierra Nevada Mountains Mantle Rocks and Exotic Terranes: The Klamath Mountains Oil and Agriculture: The Great Valley The San Andreas Fault Zone Melanges, Granitics, and Ophiolites: The Coast Ranges Compression, Rotation, Uplift: The Transverse Ranges and Adjacent Basins Granitics, Gems, and Geothermal Springs: The Peninsular Ranges and Salton Trough Assembling California: A Four-Dimensional Jigsaw Puzzle CALIFORNIA'S GEOLOGIC RESOURCES California Gold California Oil California Water California's Coasts California's Fossil Resources.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498707916 20170313
California has some of the most distinctive and unique geology in the United States. It is the only state with all three types of plate boundaries, an extraordinary history of earthquakes and volcanoes, and it has many rocks and minerals found nowhere else. The Golden State includes both the highest and lowest point in the continental US and practically every conceivable geological feature known. This book discusses not only the important geologic features of each region in California, but also the complex geologic four-dimensional puzzle of how California was assembled, beginning over 2 billion years ago. The author provides up-to-date and authoritative review of the geology and geomorphology of each geologic province, as well as recent revelations of tectonic history of California's past. There are separate chapters on some of California's distinctive geologic resources, including gold, oil, water, coastlines, and fossils. An introductory section describes basic rock and mineral types and fundamental aspects of plate tectonics, so that students and other readers can make sense of the bizarre, wild, and crazy jigsaw puzzle that is California's geological history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498707916 20170313
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