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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
vii, 215 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Dedication to Dr. Gaku Kimura / Timothy Byrne and Donald Fisher
  • Facies architecture, detrital provenance, and tectonic modulation of sedimentation in the Shikoku Basin: Inputs to the Nankai Trough subduction zone / by Michael B. Underwood and Kevin T. Pickering
  • Thermal conductivity changes in subducting basalt, Nankai subduction zone, SW Japan: an estimation from laboratory measurements under separate high-pressure and high-temperature conditions / by Weiren Lin, Osamu Tadai, Masataka Kinoshita, Jun Kameda, Wataru Tanikawa, Takehiro Hirose, Yohei Hamada, and Osamu Matsubayashi
  • Lithostratigraphic controls on dewatering and fluid pressure in the western Nankai subduction zone: implications for the drainage behavior and consolidation state of the underthrust sequence / by A. Hüpers, D.M. Saffer, and A.J. Kopf
  • Three-dimensional plate geometry and P-wave velocity models of the subduction zone in SW Japan: implications for seismogenesis / by Ayako Nakanishi, Narumi Takahashi, Yojiro Yamamoto, Tsutomu Takahashi, Seckin Ozgur Citak, Takeshi Nakamura, Koichiro Obana, Shuichi Kodaira, and Yoshiyuki Kaneda
  • Upper-plate tectonic hysteresis and segmentation of the rupture area during seismogenesis in subduction zones: a case study of the Nankai Trough / by Gaku Kimura, Asuka Yamaguchi, and Masataka Kinoshita
  • Tectonostratigraphy and processes of frontal accretion with horst-graben subduction at the Japan Trench / by Frederick M. Chester and J. Casey Moore
  • Initiation of tectonic mélange formation associated with the smectite-illite transition at 2-4 km depth in a subduction zone: Hota accretionary complex, central Japan / by Yuzuru Yamamoto, Jun Kameda, Mayuko Fukuyama, and Haruka Yamaguchi
  • Emplacement of a layered mafic intrusion in the Shimanto accretionary complex of southwest Japan: evidence from paleomagnetic and magnetic fabric analysis / by K. Kodama, T. Byrne, J.C. Lewis, J.P. Hibbard, M. Sato, and T. Koyano
  • Thermal fluid migration in the Kumano forearc basin, Nankai Trough, estimated via vitrinite reflectance measurement / by Kuniyo Kawabata, Arito Sakguchi, Yohei Hamada, Takeshi Tsuji, Yujin Kitamura, and Saneatsu Saito
  • Styles of underplating in the Marin Headlands terrane, Franciscan complex, California / by Christine A. Regalla, Christie D. Rowe, Nicolas Harrichhausen, Matthew S. Tarling, and Jyotsana Singh
  • Normal faults at same depth as thrust faults in an exhumed accretionary complex, Kayo Formation, Okinawa Islands, Japan / by Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Dai Ueda, Yuhei Motomiya, Kota Tobe, Ayaka Saiki, Kiyohiko Morita, and Kohtaro Ujiie
  • Fluid-related deformation processes at the up- and downdip limits of the subduction thrust seismogenic zone: What do the rocks tell us? / by Åke Fagereng, Johann F.A. Diener, Susan Ellis, Francesca Remitti.
"Chapters examine a variety of topics and locales, including thermal structure of the ocean crust, and potential fluid pathways in the Shikoku Basin; deformation and thermal maturation of sediments along accretionary margins from Japan to New Zealand to western North America; and deformation processes near the subducting plate interface"-- Provided by publisher.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
viii, 348 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Preface and acknowledgments / Gary D. Rosenberg and Renee M. Clary
  • Dedication to Michele La Clergue Aldrich (1942-2016) / Renee M. Clary and Gary D. Rosenberg
  • Something to be said for natural history museums / Gary D. Rosenberg and Renee M. Clary
  • Contemporary natural history museums at the forefront of geoscience literacy and research. Natural history museums : facilitating science literacy across the globe / Jere H. Lipps
  • Bridging the two fossil records : paleontology's "big data" future resides in museum collections / Warren D. Allmon, Gregory P. Dietl, Jonathan R. Hendricks, and Robert M. Ross
  • Historical collections and formative years : foundations for the future. Filippo Buonanni and the Kircher Museum / Ashley J. Inglehart
  • All is not lost : history from fossils and catalogues at the Museum of Natural history, University of Florence / Stefano Dominici and Elisabetta Cioppi
  • Museum Wormianum : collecting and learning in seventeenth-century Denmark / Lisbet Tarp
  • Fossil collections and mapping the Silurian : an example from Scandinavia / John A. Diemer
  • Exhibiting life history at the Paris Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (nineteenth-twenty-first centuries) / Claudine Cohen
  • History and importance of the geoscience collections at the Natural History Museum Vienna / Christian Koeberl, Franz Brandstätter, Mathias Harzhauser, and Christa Riedl-Dorn
  • Different functions of learning and knowledge - geology takes form : museums in the Habsburg Empire, 1815-1848 / Marianne Klemun
  • The museums of Philadelphia / Sally Newcomb
  • Carl Akeley's revolution in exhibit design at the Milwaukee Public Museum / Gary David Rosenberg
  • Geology and paleontology at the California Academy of Sciences, 1895-2016 : a brief overview / Alan E. Leviton and Michele L. Aldrich
  • The Rutgers Geology Museum : America's first geology museum and the past 200 years of geoscience education / Lauren Neitzke-Adamo, A.J. Blandford, Julia Criscione, Richard K. Olsson, and Erika Gorder
  • Twenty-first-century museum history in the making. The role of the Dunn-Seiler Museum, Mississippi State University, in promoting public geoliteracy / Renee M. Clary and Amy Moe-Hoffman
  • Twenty-first-century natural history : planetary geology in natural history museums / J. C. Aubele and L. S. Crumpler
  • Museums at the intersection of science and citizen : an example from a SIlurian reef / Patricia Coorough Burke and Peter M. Sheehan
  • The Children's Museum of Indianapolis : a history of leveraging field expeditions and lab work to enhance public engagement / Dallas C. Evans
  • Live science in the "Valley of the Last Dinosaurs" : a public window into the world of paleontology / John Hankla, Samantha Sands, Megan Sims, and Jeremy Wyman
  • Digitization reveals and remediates challenges to research on dispersed museum collections from Florissant fossil beds, Colorado / Gwen S. Antell
  • From public lands to museums : the foundation of U.S. paleontology, the early history of federal public lands and museums, and the developing role of the U.S. Department of the Interior / Gregory A. Liggett, S. Terry Childs, Nicholas A. Famoso, H. Gregory McDonald, Alan L. Titus, Elizabeth Varner, and Cameron L. Liggett
  • Museums, paleontology, and a biodiversity science-based approach / Bruce S. Liberman and Julien Kimmig.
"Natural history museums have progressively improved public engagement through immersive exhibits, participation in field expeditions, and research using museum holdings. This volume samples the story of museum development and illustrates that the historical successes of natural history museums have positioned them to be preeminent facilitators of science literacy well into the future"-- Provided by publisher.
Information on museum activities around the world.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
v, 339 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Introduction to the Paleozoic stratigraphy and resources of the Michigan Basin / G. Michael Grammer [and three others]
  • Regional reservoir characterization of the Ordovician Upper St. Peter Sandstone, Michigan Basin, USA / Stephen Zdan and David A. Barnes
  • Geological characterization and assessment of confining layer potential of the Upper Ordovician Utica Shale, Michigan Basin, USA / Frank R. Sattler and David A. Barnes
  • A reevaluation of the Burnt Bluff Group (Llandovery, Silurian, Michigan Basin) from subsurface and outcrop data: development of a time-transgressive depositional model / P.J. Voice, W.B. Harrison III, and G.M. Grammer
  • Utilizing sequence stratigraphy to develop a depositional model for Silurian (Niagaran) reefs in the Michigan Basin / Audrey Ritter and G. Michael Grammer
  • Rock-based 3-D reservoir characterization of a Silurian (Niagaran) reef--ray gas storage field, Macomb County, Michigan / Jessica L. Wold and G. Michael Grammer
  • Windward versus leeward variability of faunal distribution in a Silurian (Wenlockian) pinnacle reef complex--Ray Reef, Macomb County, Michigan / Jennifer L. Trout, G. Michael Grammer, and William B. Harrison III
  • Porosity characterization in a Silurian reef, northern Michigan Basin, using azimuthal seismic data and potential impacts for enhanced oil recovery / Brian Toelle and Yuriy Vladimirov Ganshin
  • A new sequence stratigraphic model for the Silurian A-1 carbonate (Ruff Formation) of the Michigan Basin / Matthew J. Rine, Stephen J. Kaczmarek, and Jonathan D. Garrett
  • Evaporite facies of the Michigan Basin / William B. Harrison III and Peter J. Voice
  • Middle Devonian Sylvania Sandstone, Michigan Basin, USA / Katherine Pollard, Farsheed Rock, and David A. Barnes
  • Utilization of modern and ancient analogs to constrain 3-D geostatistical models, Devonian of South Buckeye Field, Michigan Basin / Shawn M. McCloskey and G. Michael Grammer
  • Controls on stratigraphy and sedimentation of the Mississippian Marshall Formation, Michigan Basin, USA / Joseph G. Adducci and David A. Barnes
  • Late Mississippian (Chesterian) through early Pennsylvanian (Atokan) strata, Michigan Basin, USA / Shannon M. Towne, Niah B. H. Venable, and David A. Barnes
  • Pennsylvanian Pewamo Formation and Haybridge strata of Central Michigan: the youngest rocks of the Michigan Basin? / Kathleen C. Benison.
"This volume provides new insights of the Michigan Basin to both academic and applied geoscientists; it includes papers that discuss various aspects of the sedimentology and stratigraphy of key units within the basin, as well as papers that analyze the diverse distribution of natural resources present in this basin"-- Provided by publisher.
"The Michigan Basin is a classic intracratonic basin that has played a significant role in the fundamental understanding of geological processes in such basins, and has been an important resource for oil and gas, economic minerals, groundwater, and coal. Despite the classic nature of the Michigan Basin, there has not been a "special volume" dedicated to the basin in nearly 25 years. Since that time, new advancements in the geological sciences, particularly the utilization of high-resolution sequence stratigraphy and three-dimensional geostatistical modeling, have led to a new and more comprehensive understanding of the Paleozoic sedimentary packages of the Michigan Basin. This volume provides significant new insights of the Michigan Basin to both academic and applied geoscientists; it includes papers that discuss various aspects of the sedimentology and stratigraphy of key units within the basin, as well as papers that analyze the diverse distribution of natural resources present in this basin." -- Publisher's description
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
iv, 244 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Geomorphic expression of the Illinois Episode glaciation (marine isotope stage 6) in Illinois: Moraines, sublobes, subglacial lineations, and possible ice streaming / D.A. Grimley, A.C. Phillips, E.D. McKay III, and A.M. Anders
  • Age of the Sidney Geosol revisited / Thomas V. Lowell, Donald L. Pair, and Grahame Larson
  • A century of change in the methods, data, and approaches to mapping glacial deposits in Michigan / William L. Blewett, David P. Lusch, Randall J. Schaetzl, and Scott A. Drzyzga
  • Revised time-distance diagram for the Lake Michigan Lobe, Michigan Subepisode, Wisconsin Episode, Illinois, USA / B. Brandon Curry, Thomas V. Lowell, Hong Wang, and Andrew C. Anderson
  • Influence of persistent buried ice on late glacial landscape development in part of Wisconsin's Northern Highlands / John W. Attig and J. Elmo Rawling III
  • Sediment-landform assemblages in southern Michigan: implications for basal processes of the Saginaw Lobe of the Laurentide ice sheet / Alan E. Kehew, John M. Esch, and Sita Karki
  • Glaciotectonic deformation along the Valparaiso Upland in southwest Michigan / Brian C. Bird, Alan E. Kehew, and Andrew L. Kozlowski
  • Late Pleistocene deltas in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, USA / Michael D. Luehmann and Randall J. Schaetzl
  • Onset age of deglaciation following the Last Glacial Maximum in New York State based on radiocarbon ages of mammalian megafauna / Robert S. Feranec and Andrew L. Kozlowski
  • Minimum age of the Mapleton, Tully, and Labrador Hollow moraines indicates correlation with the Port Huron Phase on central New York State / Andrew L. Kozlowski, Brian C. Bird, Thomas V. Lowell, Colby A. Smith, Robert S. Feranec, and Brandon Lars Graham
  • Hydrogeologic modeling supported by geologic mapping in three dimensions: do the details really matter? / Cristian R. Medina, Sally L. Letsinger, and Greg A. Olyphant
  • Characterizing glacial sediments and features in northeast Illinois using electrical resistivity and seismic-reflection profiling / Jason F. Thomason, Timothy R. Larson, Ahmed Ismail, and Steve Sargent.
"New developments regarding coastal evolution in the Great Lakes region"-- Provided by publisher.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
vii, 184 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.
  • Preface / by Jon Spencer
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Sedimentary processes and stratigraphy
  • Stratigraphy and tectonics
  • Changing paleolatitudes
  • Deep underpinnings: pre-Pennsylvanian substratum
  • Broken craton: Pennsylvanian-Permian deformation
  • Distal foreland: lower to middle Triassic Moenkopi
  • Backarc Furrow: upper Triassic Chinle
  • Backarc Desert: upper Triassic to Jurassic Glen Canyon
  • Facies Mosaic: middle to upper Jurassic San Rafael
  • Foreland Megafans: upper Jurassic Morrison
  • Summary and conclusion
  • Appendix 1: trigonometric expressions for Paleolatitude calculations from Paleomagnetic data
  • Appendix 2: sources of data for areal geologic relations on Paleogeographic maps
  • Appendix 3: sources of data for Isopachs and Facies relations on Paleogeographic maps
  • Appendix 4: sources of data for Paleocurrents and Paleowinds on Paleogeographic maps
  • Appendix 5: information about Detrital-Zircon samples / compiled by G. Gehrels
  • Acknowledgments
  • References cited.
"Following this discovery and further detrital-zircon studies of Mesozoic strata on the Colorado Plateau, Dr. Dickinson began preparing this volume in order to identify key aspects of the sedimentary and tectonic history of Mesozoic strata of the Colorado Plateau and directly adjacent areas. He divided the strata into seven depositional systems"--Provided by publisher.
"William R. Dickinson (1931-2015) formally retired in 1991, but he didn't stop working, researching, and writing. His work with University of Arizona professor George Gehrels on identifying sandstone provenance using detrital-zircon U-Pb geochronology led to the determination that much of the Pennsylvanian to Jurassic sandstone of the Colorado Plateau was derived from the orogenic belt now associated with the Appalachian Mountains. Further detrital-zircon studies led to Dickinson preparing this publication in order to identify key aspects of the sedimentary and tectonic history of Mesozoic strata of the Colorado Plateau and directly adjacent areas. Dickinson divided the strata into seven depositional systems, but completed writing on only the lower five (Moenkopi, Chinle, Glen Canyon, San Rafael, Morrison) before his death in July 2015. The manuscript, however, was comprehensive in its treatment of upper Paleozoic strata and the lower five Mesozoic "deposystems," and an abstract and concluding text by Jon Spencer helped to complete the work" -- Publisher's description.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
viii, 128 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.
  • Introduction / Beth A. Johnson
  • Beginning with mineralogy : Ellen Swallow Richards and earth system science / Jill S. Schneiderman
  • How female geologists were written out of history : the micropaleontology breakthrough / Robbie Rice Gries
  • Taboos, stowaways, and chief scientists : a brief history of women in oceanography / Katherine Lewandowski
  • Katherine Greacen Nelson : advocate for the public appreciation of earth science / Joanne Kluessendorf and Donald G. Mikulic
  • Pioneers in Antarctic research : Lois Jones and her all-woman science team explore the geochemistry of the dry valleys / Katherine Lewandowski
  • Reflections on an interdisciplinary geoscience career / C. Olson
  • Hollywood representations of women in geology : women geoscientists in film (1986-2016) / Beth A. Johnson
  • How we look and what we see : twenty years of women in GSA today / Mindy A. Kimball
  • Social media hashtags and campaigns showcasing female geoscientist selfies and stories / Laura Guertin
  • Progress of women in the geosciences : insight from a small liberal arts university / Helen A. Eifert and Alexander K. Stewart
  • The Association for Women Geoscientists : forty years of successes, struggles, and sisterhood / Blair Schneider, Lisa M. Tranel, and Mackenzie Cremeans
  • Building community to advance women in the geosciences through the Earth Science Women's Network / Rebecca T. Barnes, Erika Marin-Spiotta, and Aisha R. Morris.
"This volume highlights women's progress in geology, including past struggles and how remarkable individuals overcame them. Topics include the first American women researchers in Antarctica, Hollywood's casting of women as geologists, social media campaigns, and the stories of the Association for Women Geoscientists and the Earth Science Women's Network"--Provided by publisher.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
160 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 30 cm.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
193 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in).
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)
189 pages : color illustrations, charts, graphs, tables ; 29 cm.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
78 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 29 cm.
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)
95 pages
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
iii, 53 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • The Marias River Canyon geoecosystem. Geologic setting ; Geomorphology of the Marias River Canyon ; Climatic setting ; Flora and large vertebrate fauna ; Overview of regional prehistory ; Archaeological site context
  • Late Holocene depositional environments of the Marias River Canyon. Marias River depositional environment ; Alluvial-fan depositional environment ; Hillslope depositional environment
  • Archaeological materials and geologic context of the Goose Bill Site Complex (24CH887). Site description ; Archaeological materials and stratigraphic context
  • Archaeological and geological materials from the Sparrowhawk Site (24CH301). Site setting ; Archaeological materials and their context ; Stratigraphic context and age
  • Geoecology : plant communities and ungulate niches. Plant communities ; Use of plants by native Americans ; Relations between depositional units and plant communities ; Ungulate niches
  • Geoecological implications for archaeology
  • Conclusions.
The Marias River canyon in north-central Montana, incised into Upper Cretaceous strata of the Great Plains during latest Pleistocene to Holocene time, served as a locus of human activity tied to the unique floral and faunal resources it provided ancient peoples. Erosion of the main canyon walls resulted in deposition of tributary junction alluvial fans characterized by debris-flow and hyperconcentrated flow sediment transport processes where side canyons emerged onto the alluvial valley floor. These alluvial-fan deposits preserve Late Precontact archaeological remains accessible due to their postburial exposure where partially eroded by the meandering channel of the Marias River (Goose Bill site complex). Archaeological materials are also preserved high on the dissected canyon walls where movement of hillslope sediment and colluvium by sheetwash led to their burial (Sparrowhawk site). Deposition of sediment of contrasting physical attributes (grain size, sorting, clay mineral content) within the canyon influences soil substrate properties, favoring growth of specialized plant communities in both alluvial-fan and fluvial environments. These relations exemplify the strong geoecological connections among depositional environment and sediment characteristics, substrate properties, and vegetation community development. The plant communities, interacting in conjunction with the physical landscape, provided a range of habitats utilized by such large mammals as plains bison, Rocky Mountain elk, Audubon sheep, pronghorn, Rocky Mountain mule deer, and white-tailed deer. Four major bison bone layers, some including bison hair and other soft tissues, with associated stone arrow points and stone flakes (artifacts) and evidence of bone processing are preserved in alluvial-fan deposits exposed along the bank of the Marias River at the Goose Bill site complex. These relations illustrate: (1) human activities dating to ~100--595 yr B.P. (falling within the Late Precontact Period of regional archaeological prehistory) that reflect subsistence reliance on bison as a food source, (2) the importance of tributary alluvial fans proximal to canyon walls in preserving archaeological remains, and (3) the role of the meandering Marias River channel in destroying these deposits over a time period of <100 yr. Sediment deposition by overland flow higher up the canyon walls at the Sparrowhawk site preserves a somewhat older (710--830 yr B.P.) archaeological record suggestive of a broader spectrum of resource (food) processing spatially decoupled from an area of bison kill/death.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
221 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
228 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), charts ; 24 cm.
  • Editorial: Geomorphometry for geomodeling of natural hazards / Zbigniew Zwoliński & Peter L. Guth
  • Using MLR to model the vertical error distribution of ASTER GDEM V2 data based on ICESat/GLA14 data in the Loess Plateau of China / Zhao, S., Cheng, W., Zhou, C., Liu, H., Su, Q., Shang, S., He, W., Wang, L. & Wu, W.
  • A morphometric analysis of an exceptionally long and complex tunnel valley : a case study of the Byszewo Landform, NW Poland / Adamczyk, A., Wysota, W. & Sobiech, M.
  • Searching for the void : improving cave detection accuracy by multi-faceted geophysical survey reconciled with LiDAR DTM / Kasprzak, M. & Sobczyk, A.
  • Topographic wetness index and terrain ruggedness index in geomorphic characterisation of landslide terrains, on examples from the Sudetes, SW Poland / Różycka, M., Migoń, P. & Michniewics, A.
  • Comparability of cirque size and shape measures between regions and between researchers / Evans, I.S. & Cox, N.J.
  • Analysis of geomorphic changes and quantification of sediment budgets of a small Arctic valley with the application of repeat TLS surveys / Kociuba, W.
  • Evaluation of object-based image analysis for morphostructural subdivision of the Western Carpathians / Bandura, P., Minár, J. Drăgut, L. & Harciníková
  • Assessment of flash floods in a small Mediterranean catchment using terrain analysis and remotely sensed data: a case study in the Torrente Teiro, Liguria, Italy (Turkey) case studies / Scopesi, C., Maerker, M., Bachofer, F., Rellini, I. & Firpo, M.
  • Analysis of slope shape changes through loess slope evolution using an artificial watershed / Li, F., Zhao, M., Tang, G., Zhu, A.-X. & Liu, W.
  • The contribution of geomorphometry to the seabed characterization of tidal inlets (Wadden Sea, Germany) / Mascioli, F., Bremm, G., Bruckert, P., Tants, R., Dirks, H. & Wurpts, A.
  • Automated extraction of hummocks in debris avalanche deposits using DEMs: a case study at Mt. Gassan, northwest Japan / Hayakawa, Y.S., Yoshida, H., Dragut, L. & Oguchi, T.
  • GIS and remote sensing based natural hazard modelling of Kriva River catchment, Republic of Macedonia / Milevski, I., Dragicevic, S. & Radevski, I.
"Geomorphometry is the science of quantitative land-surface analysis and be part of an interdisciplinary approach to understanding natural hazards. It spans the research range from simple land observation to mathematical models of land surfaces. In this geomorphometric context, modelling is used to generate computerized representations of parts of the Earth's surface, based on digital elevation/surface models (DEM/DSM) and additional data and observations. New and improved algorithms for modelling both physico-geographical and geological processes and landforms how they change in space and time are presented in this volume: Data acquisition methods for acquiring high resolution elevation data, at local to regional scales. Novel methods for processing computation of extensive sets of elevation data and the improvement of existing methods. Application paths which present, how different data and methods give a new prompt to the various aspects of monitoring natural processes and modelling of natural hazards"--Back cover.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
ix, 322 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
"Oil and gas fields greater than 500 MMBO equivalent are called giants. They are the world's ultimate prize. Giants drive worldwide economies and human prosperity. Nearly 50 years ago, Michel T. Halbouty encouraged geoscientists to practice Discovery Thinking and study fields that matter most when he initiated the Giant Fields AAPG Memoir series. Previous Giant Fields Memoirs are: Memoir 14, Memoir 30, Memoir 54, and Memoir 78. It is exciting that giant fields are still being found today. The decade 2000-2010 was characterized by the rise of the unconventional plays. These are dominated by large regional accumulations in small microscopic pore throats. In addition to the unconventional accumulations, deep-water accumulations continue to have increasing importance in the global hydrocarbon budget. The editors of this latest Giant Fields volume, R. K. Merrill and C. A. Sternbach, believe that giant fields will continue to be found with renewed technology, new exploration and production concepts, enhanced imaging, and the boldness to explore in deeper water and more remote geography. AAPG Memoir 113 proudly continues the fifth decade of the Giant Fields series" -- Provided by publisher.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
vi, 232 pages : maps (some color), illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
v, 243 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
  • Preface / Stephen M. Rowins
  • Introduction to the geology, physiography, and glacial history of the Canadian Cordillera in British Columbia and Yukon / Adrian S. Hickin, Brent C. Ward, Alain Plouffe, and JoAnne Nelson
  • Sampling and interpreting stream, lake, and glacial sediments for mineral exploration in the Canadian Cordillera, a review / Adrian S. Hickin and Alain Plouffe
  • A review of analytical methods for regional geochemical survey (RGS) programs in the Canadian Cordillera / Ray Lett and Alexei S. Rukhlov
  • Origin and character of till and other diamictons and their applicability to mineral prospecting / Olav B. Lian and Adrian S. Hickin
  • Porphyry Cu indicator minerals in till : a method to discover buried mineralization / A. Plouffe and T. Ferbey
  • Magnetite as an indicator mineral in porphyry Cu±Au±Mo deposits of Britisch Columbia, Canada / D. Canil, L. Pisiak, T. Lacourse, A. Plouffe, T. Ferbey, and C. Grondahl
  • The direct indicator mineral concept and QEMSCAN applied to exploration for carbonatite and carbonatite-related ore deposits / G.J. Simandl, D.A.R. Mackay, X. Ma, P. Luck, J. Gravel, and C. Akam
  • A novel approach using detrital apatite and till geochemistry to identify covered mineralization in the TREK area of the Nechako Plateau, British Columbia / Mao Mao, Alexei S. Rukhlov, Stephen M. Rowins, Adriab S. Hickin, Travis Ferbey, Aaron Bustard, Jody Spence, and Laurence A. Coogan.
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