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1. California geology [2004]

Book
xxi, 552 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
  • I. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY. 1. Plate Tectonics and California. 2. California's Rocks and Minerals. 3. Geologic Time, Dating Earth Materials, and California Fossils--Basics of Faults and Folds. 4. Geologic Maps and Sources of Information Including Web Sites. II. GEOLOGICAL HIGHLIGHTS OF CALIFORNIA. 5. Young Volcanoes: The Cascades, the Modoc Plateau, and the Long Valley Caldera. 6. California's Deserts: Climate, Changing Environments, and Resources. 7. The Basin and Range and Mojave Desert: Old Rocks and Young Faults. 8. The Sierra Nevada: Granite, Gold, and Glaciers. 9. The Klamath Mountains: Accreted Terranes and a View of the Mantle. 10. Water in California. 11. The Great Valley: Sediments and Soils. 12. The Coast Ranges: Mountains of Complexity. 13. Earthquakes, Faults, and Seismic Safety. 14. The San Andreas Fault System. 15. The California Coast. 16. The Transverse Ranges, The Los Angeles Basin, and the Offshore Islands: Compression and Rapid Change. 17. The Peninsular Ranges. III. CALIFORNIA GEOLOGY: AN INTEGRATED VIEW. 18. The Evolution of California Through Geologic Time. 19. Geology and California Citizens--Including Resources, Hazardous Geologic Processes, Climate Change, Changing Calif. Landscape. Glossary. Place Index. Subject Index. PLATES: INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVERS. Plate 1. Geologic Map of California. Plate 2. Fault Map of California. Plate 3. Digital Shaded Relief Map of California. Plate 4. Map Showing Major Mountain Ranges, Streams, Lakes, Highways, and Cities of California.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780131002180 20160528
For a one-semester introductory course in California Geology. No prerequisites required. With plate tectonics as a central theme, this text is intended to acquaint non-geologists with California geology. Introduces basic principles in the beginning of the text and works toward a unifying picture of California geology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780131002180 20160528
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GEOPHYS-171-01

2. California geology [1998]

Book
xvi, 479 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
  • I. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY. 1. Plate Tectonics and California. 2. California's Rocks. 3. Geologic Time, Dating Earth Materials, and California Fossils. 4. Geologic Maps and Sources of Information. II. GEOLOGICAL HIGHLIGHTS OF CALIFORNIA. 5. Young Volcanoes: The Cascades, the Modoc Plateau, and the Long Valley Caldera. 6. California's Deserts: Climate, Changing Environments, and Resources. 7. The Basin and Range and Mojave Desert: Old Rocks and Young Faults. 8. The Sierra Nevada: Granite, Gold, and Glaciers. 9. The Klamath Mountains: Accreted Terranes and a View of the Mantle. 10. Water in California. 11. The Great Valley: Sediments and Soils. 12. The Coast Ranges: Mountains of Complexity. 13. Earthquakes, Faults, and Seismic Safety. 14. The San Andreas Fault System. 15. The California Coast. 16. The Transverse Ranges, The Los Angeles Basin, and the Offshore Islands: Compression and Rapid Change. 17. The Peninsular Ranges. III. CALIFORNIA GEOLOGY: AN INTEGRATED VIEW. 18. The Evolution of California Through Geologic Time. 19. Geology and California Citizens. Glossary. Place Index. Subject Index. PLATES: INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVERS. Plate 1. Geologic Map of California. Plate 2. Fault Map of California. Plate 3. Digital Shaded Relief Map of California. Plate 4. Map Showing Major Mountain Ranges, Streams, Lakes, Highways, and Cities of California.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780023500428 20160527
For a one-semester introductory course in California Geology. No prerequisites required.With California plate tectonics as a central theme, this text is intended to acquaint non-geologists with California geology. Introduces basic principles in the beginning of the text and works toward a unifying picture of California geology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780023500428 20160527
Earth Sciences Library (Branner), Education Library (Cubberley)
GEOPHYS-171-01