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Continent-Ocean Transects - - - Engineering Geology Case Histories - - - Field Guides - - - Map and Chart Series
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GSA Centennial Continent / Ocean Transects :
Large, full-color folded plates in a 9x12" envelope, with explanatory text sheets.
Plates and text are Very Good, Envelopes have bumped edges, esp. upper edge).

Geological Society of America : Centennial Continent / Ocean Transect 17 (CCOT 17) : 1993 : E-1 Adirondacks to Georges Bank. By J. B. Thompson, Jr., W. A. Bothner, P. Robinson, and K. D. Klitgord and others. 55 pages of text, plus two large color map sheets. (envelope edges bumped with some edge tears, contents very good) $18

 

GSA Engineering Geology Case Histories :
Prepared for the Division on Engineering Geology of the Geological Society of America.
11x8.5”, softcover unless noted, illustrated. Individual reports in the volumes vary from 1-20 pages long.
See also : Reviews in Engineering Geology (in Misc. section).

Geological Society of America : Engineering Geology Case History 10 : 1974 : Geologic mapping for environmental purposes. Edited by H. F. Ferguson. 40 pages, illustrated. Contains six sections by different authors. (owner's name marked out on cover corner and first page) $9

 

GSA Field Guides (includes Centennial Field Guides) : 11x8.5", illustrated.

Geological Society of America : Field Guide 1 : 1999 : Colorado and adjacent areas. Edited by David R. Lageson, Alan P. Lester, and Bruce D. Trudgill. Softcover, 201p., nicely illustrated. Like new, perfect! Already out of print. $58

Contents of Field Guide to “Colorado and adjacent areas” :
- Bouncing boulders, rising rivers, and sneaky soils : A primer of geologic hazards and engineering geology along Colorado’s Front Range.
- Laramide to Holocene structural development of the northern Colorado Front Range.
- Laramide faulting and tectonics of the northeastern Front Range of Colorado.
- Hydrogeology and wetlands of the mountains and foothills near Denver, Colorado.
- Field trip to Manitou Springs, Colorado, with specific emphasis on the sediments of Cave of the Winds and their relationship to nearby alluvial deposits and spring sediments.
- 200,000 years of climate change recorded in colian sediments of the High Plains of eastern Colorado and western Nebraska.
- Walking tour of paleontologist George G. Simpson’s boyhood neighborhood.
- Active evaporite tectonics and collapse in the Eagle River valley and the southwestern flank of the White River uplift, Colorado.
- Coal mining in the 21st century : Yampa coal field, northwest Colorado.
- Field guide to the continental Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the Raton basin, Colorado and New Mexico.
- Stratigraphy, sedimentaology, and paleontology of the Cambrian-Ordovician of Colorado.
- Field guide for the Heart Mountain detachment and associated structures, northeast Absaroka Range, Wyoming.

 

Geological Society of America Centennial Field Guide Volume 5 : Northeastern Section. 1987 Geological Society of America. Edited by David C. Roy. HARDBACK, 11x8.5”, 481 pages, illustrated. Contains 100 different technical articles. This volume is part of the DNAG Decade of North American Geology Project. The purpose of the book is to highlight 100 of the best and most accessible geologic localities in the area of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada. (Good. Inside is Very Good, cover has light soil and light rubbing, one bumped cover corner. Small owner's name on second fly leaf corner. Owner's name printed on top edge of page block). $74

For example, here are a few of the reports in GSA DNAG Vol 5 :
Active and abandoned incised meanders of the Potomac River, south of Little Orleans, Maryland.
Banded gneiss and Bringhurst gabbro of the Wilmington Complex in Bringhurst Woods Park, Northern Delaware.
Sequence of structural stages of the Alleghany orogeny at the Bear Valley Strip Mine, Shamokin, Pennsylvania.
The Palisades Sill and Watchung basalt flows, northern New Jersey.
Niagara Falls and Gorge.
The Gowanda Hospital late Pleistocene site, western New York.
The Willimantic fault and other ductile faults, eastern Connecticut.
Barre granite quarries, Barre, Vermont.
Alleghanian deformation in the southern Narragansett Basin, Rhode Island.
Komatiites in Munro Township, Ontario.
The Sudbury structure, Sudbury, Ontario.

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GSA Map and Chart Series : Folded map in a printed envelope that is 12x9”.

Condition : Map is Very Good. Envelope has bumped upper edge and may have more wear at edges.

Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series MC 5 : 1974 : Map of surface sediment facies of the Florida – Bahamas plateau, with summary statement and supplemental figures. Compiled by Paul Enos. This is a color map (Scale about 1 inch = 50 miles), 2 pages of text and 2 full page figures, all in a printed envelope. (Contents nice, but envelope has bent top, scuffed corner and owner's name marked out in corner). $12

Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series MC 8 : 1974 : Summary sheets of sedimentary deposits, with bibliographies. Compiled by Darwin R. Spearing, Denver Research Center, Marathon Oil Company. This contains seven summary sheets of selected sandstone depositional environments : Alluvial fan deposits, Alluvial valley deposits, Eolian Sand Deposits, Regressive shoreline sand deposits, Barrier Island Deposits, Tidal sand deposits, Turbidity current deposits. Each sheet has a compilation and review of current literature on modern and ancient sand bodies, with diagrams illustration the essential characteristics of the sand body and text summarizing current knowledge. Very Good. $19

Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series MC 22 : 1978 : Geologic maps of part of the Spanish Peaks dike system, south-central Colorado. With enlarged maps of selected areas showing details of dike intersections and segments. By Richard P. Smith. 1 folded map and 2 pages of text. $28

Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series MC 23 : 1978 : Paleoenvironmental maps of Pennsylvanian rocks, Illinois basin and Northern mid-continent region. by Harold R. Wanless and Cynthia Roseman Wright. Covers parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. This consists of 32p. of text and 165 figures on glossy paper (loose sheets measuring 11x8.5” – almost all are maps) This is a heavy packet. (the envelope has extra edge wear) $42

Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series MC 30 : 1979 : Geologic map of Mauna Kea volcano, Hawaii. By Stephen C. Porter. This is a large color map sheet, plus four pages of text, all in a printed envelope. I do not see a scale, but judging from the wording it is based on 7.5 minute quads, so that is probably the same scale. This is a really neat page and it would look great on a wall! (Very Good. Map has a scuff on a blank edge where the envelope stuck to it). $28

Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series MC 78 : 1993 : Geology of the Pacheco Pass quadrangle, Central California coast Ranges. by W.G. Ernst. 12p. of text, 11x8.5”, staple bound. Full color geologic map, 1: 24,000. MCH078. (bumped edge) $18

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GSA Memoirs : Hardback, Maroon cloth, 9.5x6.5”, Without dust jacket unless noted. Illustrated. GSA Memoirs

Condition : Good to Very Good unless otherwise noted. Clean, bright, tight. Corners and spine ends may be lightly bumped. Covers may be lightly rubbed. Most have an owner’s name or stamp. Individual condition notes with each item.

Geological Society of America : Memoir 9 : 1945 : American Old and Middle Tertiary larger foraminifera and corals : Part 1 – American Paleocene and Eocene larger foraminifera (175p. plus 46 plates) by Thomas Wayland Vaughan, Part 2 – West Indian Eocene and Miocene corals (25p. plus 3 plates) by John West Wells. (cover rubbed. Ex-library with spine label, pocket, stamps and such) $8

Geological Society of America : Memoir 50 : 1952 : Deformation, metamorphism, and mineralization in gypsum-anhydrite cap rock, Sulphur Salt Dome, Louisiana. By Marcus I. Goldman. 169p., plus 64 plates. (Library spine label, some library marks inside. Front hinge lightly shaken). $5

Geological Society of America : Memoir 63 : 1955 : Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks of Gros Ventre, Teton, Hoback and Snake River Ranges, Wyoming. By Harold R. Wanless, Ralph L. Belknap, and Helen Foster. HARDBACK, maroon cloth, 90p., 23 plates (10 in pocket), 6 figures, 5 tables. (Good. Owner’s stamps on end paper and edge of page block, cover lightly rubbed). $6

Geological Society of America : Memoir 95 : 1965 : Heteromorph ammonoids from the Albian and Cenomanian of Texas and adjacent areas. By David L. Clark. HARDBACK, maroon cloth, 99p., 24 plates, 22 figures, 1 table. (Very Good. Cover lightly rubbed). $18

Geological Society of America : Memoir 100 : 1966 : Texas Mojsisovicziinae (Ammonoidea) and the zonation of the Fredericksburg. By Keith Young, HARDBACK, maroon cloth, 225p., 38 plates, 21 figures, 5 tables. (Good. Cover lightly rubbed). $22

Geological Society of America Memoir 107 : 1968 : Tidal flat sedimentation on the Colorado River delta, northwestern Gulf of California. By Robert Wayne Thompson. HARDBACK, maroon cloth, 133 pages, 35 figures (figures 3 and 4 are on the same folded sheet, on opposite sides), 25 plates, 16 tables. (Good) $6

Geological Society of America : Memoir 110 : 1968 : Nevada Test Site. Edited by Edwin B. Eckel. HARDBACK, 290 pages, illustrated. Contains 27 technical reports related to the subject. Among other topics, the memoir includes : Underground Nuclear testing, Yucca Flat area, Nye county, Silent Canyon Volcanic center, Timber Mountain tuff, Structure of Timber Mountain resurgent dome, Kane Springs Wash volcanic center in Lincoln county Nevada, Transport of dissolved chemical contaminants in ground water systems, Stability index for underground structures in granitic rock, Relationships of explosion-produced fracture patterns to geologic structure in Yucca Flat, Nevada test site, Fault displacement as a result of underground nuclear explosions, Genesis of zeolites, and much more. Good. $5

Geological Society of America : Memoir 120 : 1969 : Regional tectonic synthesis of Northwestern New England and adjacent Quebec. by Wallace M. Cady. 181p., fold-outs, color plates in pocket.

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Very Good, with dust jacket – $15
Very Good, no jacket - $10

Geological Society of America : Memoir 133 : 1972 : Environmental framework of coastal plain estuaries. Edited by Bruce W. Nelson. Based on presentations at the symposium on estuaries, 18th annual meeting of the Southeastern section of the Geological Society of America, held in Columbia, South Carolina, April 10-11, 1969. HARDBACK, dust jacket, 619p., nicely illus., some fold-outs. Includes 31 technical chapters. The following locales (among others) are specifically mentioned : Narragansett Bay, Chesapeake Bay, James River estuary, Rappahannock River estuary, Rio de la Plata, Roanoke Island area, Mobile Bay, and more. (Very Good, minor edge wear on jacket) $15

Geological Society of America Memoir 136 : 1973 : The Wisconsinan Stage. Edited by Robert F. Black, Richard P. Goldthwait, and H. B. Willman. HARDBACK, maroon cloth, dust jacket, 10x6”, 334 pages, illustrated, index. Sections include : Historical, Regional, and Topical with a total of 14 technical reports. Specific mention is made of Laurentide ice sheet, Hudson-Champlain Lobe, Wisconsin glaciation, Erie Interstade, Superior and Des Moines Lobes, Glacial tills, Ontario, DeKalb Mounds, Tunnel valleys, Glacial surges, Deep ice cores from Byrd Station in Antarctica, and much more. (owner's name marked out on corner of fly leaf). $35

Geological Society of America Memoir 186 : 1995 : Stratigraphy and paleoenvironments of Late Quaternary Valley Fills on the Southern High Plains. By Vance T. Holliday, with contributions by Steven Bozarth, Scott A. Elias, Herbert Haas, Stephen A. Hall, Peter M. Jacobs, Raymond W. Neck, and Barbara M. Winsborough. Hardback, maroon cloth, 11x8.5”, 136 pages, nicely illustrated. (Book is like new except dust jacket has some edge tears). $12

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All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

GSA Special Papers : Softcover, 9x6” unless otherwise noted. Illustrated.GSA Special Papers

Condition : Good to Very Good unless otherwise noted. Clean, bright, tight. Corners and spine ends may be lightly bumped. Covers may be lightly rubbed. Most have an owner’s name or stamp. Individual condition notes with each item.

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 31 : 1941 : Submarine topography off the California coast : Canyons and tectonic interpretation. By Francis P. Shepard and K. O. Emery. 171 pages, 18 plates in text, 42 figures, 4 charts folded in pocket at back. (Good. Chart pocket present, but glue has failed and last page of text is discolored from that glue. Spine label). $15

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 45 : 1943 : Bibliographic and faunal index of Paleozoic Pelmatozoan Echinoderms. By R. S. Bassler and Margaret W. Moodey. HARDBACK, black cloth, this is a professional binding with both original paper covers included inside in perfect condition. 10x6.5”, 733p. SCARCE. (Very Good. Hardcover has light rubbing, a few small and neat owner’s stamps inside). $48

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 69 : 1962 : Determination of volcanic and plutonic plagioclases using a three- or four-axis universal stage. by David B. Slemmons. 64p. Fold-outs. (spine slightly sunned) $5

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 71 : 1962 : Displacement along the San Andreas Fault, California. By John C. Crowell. 61 pages, 1 plate, 6 figures. Very Good. $11

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 72 : 1962 : Pre-Tertiary stratigraphy and structure of Northwestern Nevada. by N.J. Silberling and Ralph J. Roberts. 58 pages, 2 plates, 7 figures. $11

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 74 : 1963 : Early investigations of the Devonian system in New York, 1656 – 1836. by John West Wells. 74p. $7

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 77 : 1964 : Stratigraphy and structure of the Boundary Mountain anticlinorium in the Errol Quadrangle, New Hampshire – Maine. by John C. Green. 78p., fold-outs, including full-color geologic map. $11

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 81 : 1965 : The American Upper Ordovician Standard. VII. Stratigraphy and petrology of the Cynthiana and Eden formations of the Ohio valley. by M.P. Weiss, W.R. Edwards, C.E. Norman and E.R. Sharp. 76p. $5

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 84 : 1965 : International Studies on the Quaternary, Papers prepared on the Occasion of the VII Congress of the International Association for Quaternary Research, Boulder, Colorado 1965. INQUA USA 1965. Softcover, 9x6”, 565p., illus., 6 plates in pocket. Includes 28 detailed technical papers, topics include (among much more) : Littleton Bog (Tipperary, Ireland), Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Europe, Hungarian basin, Wallach depression in Rumania, Sahara, Albertine rift valley in Uganda, Jordan Graben in Israel, Japan, South America, Surficial Geology of part of the Cochrane district, Ontario, Canada. [BONUS : United States Geological Survey Studies on the Quaternary 1963-1965 (reprints from various USGS Professional Papers), Softcover, 10.5x8”, 210p. illus. VG] Condition of GSA SP 84 = Fair, Generally VG, but spine covering is scrubbed, last pages have faint water marking at lower edge). $36

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 85 : 1966 : Zeolites and Zeolitic reactions in sedimentary rocks. By Richard L. Hay. 130 pages, 10 figures, 8 tables. $14

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 94 : 1967 : Loess deposits of Mississippi. By E. L. Krinitzsky and W. J. Turnbull. 64 pages, 12 figures, 6 plates, 8 tables. (Owner's name marked out on cover corner and corner of next page). $8

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 95 : 1968 : Stratigraphy and paleoecology of the Saluda formation (Cincinnatian) in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. by Craig Bond Hatfield. 34p. Fold-outs. $7

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 104 : 1968 : Tectonic mechanisms indicated by structural framework of Central Beaverhead Range, Idaho-Montana. By Robert Scholten and L. D. Ramspott. 71 pages, 6 plates (2 in pocket), 10 figures, 3 tables. (minor scuff on cover edge). $11

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 106 : 1968 : Late Paleozoic and Mesozoic continental sedimentation, Northeastern North America. Edited by George DeVries Klein. With articles by Ferm, Cavaroc, Allen, Friend, McCave, Buttner, Belt, Mutch, Stanley, Dineley, Williams, and Sanders. 309p.

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Fair (spine has a crease, binding still good. Neat notes and some underlining scattered throughout) $4

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 111 : 1969 : The Palisades Sill, New Jersey : a reinvestigation. By Kenneth R. Walker. 178 pages, 10 plates in text, 38 figures, 18 tables. Very Good. $22

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 124 : 1970 : Radiometric dating and paleontologic zonation. Edited by Orville L. Bandy. 247p., illus. Very Good $8

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 161 Appendix : Systematic Paleontology. This is a nice print-out of the microfische appendix from Special Paper 161. 11x8.5”, Staple bound, 86p. It is in a folder with a hand printed label. $9

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 177 : 1977 : Deformation and deposition between a foreland uplift and an impinging thrust belt : Hoback Basin, Wyoming. By John A. Dorr, Jr., Darwin R. Spearing, and James R. Steidtmann. 82 pages, 19 figures (3 in pocket). Very Good. $11

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 183 : 1980 : The scientific ideas of G. K. Gilbert : an assessment on the occasion of the Centennial of the United States Geological Survey (1879-1979). Edited by Ellis L. Yochelson. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 148p., nicely illustrated. Grove Karl Gilbert worked for the USGS for 39 years from 1879 to 1918 and was responsible for scientific research on lots of different topics and levels. His work included the Meteor Crater in Arizona and MUCH more. (Good. Small owner’s stamp, cover rubbed, spine sunned). $12

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 197 : 1985 : Late Pleistocene history of northeastern New England and adjacent Quebec. Edited by Harold W. Borns, Jr., Pierre LaSalle, and Woodrow B. Thompson. 11x8.5”, 159 pages, nicely illustrated. Includes 13 technical articles, with topics spanning Till stratigraphy, Sub-till saprolites, Deglaciation, Pleistocene geology, Shore moraine system, Environmental setting for human colonization. $22

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 203 : 1985 : Soils and quaternary geology of the southwestern United States. Edited by David L. Weide and Marianne L. Faber. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 150p., illustrated. (Like New) $26

Contents of Geological Society of America Special Paper 203 :
- Calcic soils of the southwestern United States.
- Rate and depth o pedogenic-carbonate accumulation in soils : formulation and testing of a compartment model.
- Quaternary deposits an soils in and around Spanish Valley, Utah.
- Smectitic pedogenesis and late Holocene tectonism along the Raymond Fault, San Marino, California.
- The Quaternary alluvial sequence of the Antelope Valley, California.
- Late Cenozoic stratigraphy and structure of the west margin of the central San Joaquin Valley, California.
- Correlation and age of Quaternary alluvial-fan sequences, Basin and Range province, southwestern United States.
- Pliocene / Quaternary geology, geomorphology, and tectonics of Arizona.

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 212 : 1987 : The emplacement of silicic domes and lava flows. Edited by Jonathan H. Fink. 11x8.5”, 145 pages, nicely illustrated. $23

Contents of GSA Special Paper 212 :
- Growth of the lava dome at Mount St. Helens, Washington (USA), 1981-1983.
- Volcanic activity at Santiaguito volcano, 1976-1984.
- Eruptive histories of Lipari and Vulcano, Italy, during the past 22,000 years.
- Holocene rhyodacite eruptions on the flanks of South Sister volcano, Oregon.
- Tephra deposits associated with silicic domes and lava flows.
- Origin of pumiceous and glassy textures in phyolite flows and domes.
- Textural heterogeneities and vent area structures in the 600-year-old lavas of the Inyo volcanic chain, eastern California.
- Types of mineralization related to fluorine-rich silicic lava flows and domes.
- An extensive, hot, vapor-charged rhyodacite flow, Baja California, Mexico.
- Physical features of rhyolite lava flows in the Snake River Plain volcanic province, southwestern Idaho.

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 215 : 1987 : Mantle metasomatism and alkaline magmatism. Edited by Ellen Mullen Morris and Jill Dill Pasteris. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 383p., illustrated. (Good. Cover has original price sticker. Covers edges lightly rubbed. Owner's name on fly leaf and edge of page block) $32

Contents of Geological Society of America Special Paper 215 :
- The mantle redox state; an unfinished story?
- Interpretation of the sulfide assemblages in a suite of zenoliths from Kilbourne Hole, New Mexico.
- A model of mantle metasomatism.
- Precesses of mantle metasomatism; constraints from observations of composite peridotite xenoliths.
- Kimberlite-transported nodules from Colorado-Wyoming; a record of enrichment of shallow portions of an infertile lithosphere.
- Mantle metasomatism and carbonatites; an experimental study of a complex relationship.
- Magma mixing and kimberlite genesis; Mineralogic, petrologic, and trace element evidence from eastern U.S.A. kimberlites.
- A Sr., Nd, and Pb isotope study of alkaline lamprophyres and related rocks from Westland and Otago, South Island, New Zealand.
- Rb/Sr and Sm/Nd ratios of matasomatized mantle; implications for the role of metasomatized mantle in the petrogenesis of Nac0-rich alkaline basalts.
- Oceanic magmas with alkalic characteristics; Evidence from basal cumulate rocks in the Zambales ophiolite, Luzon, Philippine Islands.
- Geochemical characteristics of boninite- and tholeiite-series volcanic rocks of the Mariana forearc and the role of an incompatible element-enriched fluid in arc petrogenesis.
- Alkaline and transitional subalkaline metabasalts in the Franciscan Complex mélange, California.
- A reassessment of the diamondiferous Pamali Breccia, southeast Kalimantan, Indonesia; intrusive kimberlite breccia or sedimentary conglomerate?
- A note on newly discovered kimberlites in Riley county, Kansas.
- Geology and petrography of the Twin Knobs # 1 lalmproite, Pike County, Arkansas.
- The Cretaceous Arkansas alkalic province; a summary of petrology and geochemistry.
- Uranium-lead age of large zircon crystals from the Potash Sulfur Springs igneous complex, Garland county, Arkansas.
- Isotopic relationships in Arkansas Cretaceous alkalic complexes.
- Bibliochrony of igneous rocks of Arkansas with particular emphasis on diamonds.
- Late Cretaceous nephelinite to phonolite magmatism in the Balcones province, Texas.
- Slickrock Mountain intrusive complex, Big Bend National Park, Texas.
- Geochemical comparison of alkaline volcanism in oceanic and continental setting; Clarion Island versus the eastern Trans-Pecos magmatic province.
- Alkalic rocks of contrasting tectonic settings in Trans-Pecos Texas.
- Petrology and geochemistry of xenolith-bearing alkalic basalts from the Geronimo Volcanic Field, southeast Arizona; evidence for plybaric fractionation and implications for mantle heterogeneity.

Geological Society of America Special Paper 276 : 1993 : Elk Lake, Minnesota : Evidence for rapid climate change in the North-Central United States. Edited by J. Platt Bradbury and Walter E. Dean. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 336 pages, illustrated. Contains 20 technical reports. Very Good. $12

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 309 : 1996 : Late quaternary construction of Cape Cod, Massachusetts : a reconsideration of the W. M. Davis model. By Elazar Uchupi, G. S. Giese, D. G. Aubrey, and D. J. Kim. 69 pages, illustrated. (NEW. Stll in shrink wrap) $15

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 317 : 1997 : An 800,000 year paleoclimatic record from core OL-92, Owens Lake, southeast California. Edited by George I. Smith and James L. Bischoff. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 165 pages, illustrated. Contains 13 technical reports. (Good, lightly rubbed cover) $18

Geological Society of America : Special Paper 345 : 2000 : Volcanic Hazards and disasters in Human Antiquity. Edited by floyd W. McCoy and Grant Heiken. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 99p., illustrated. Like New. SCARCE. $68

Contents of Geological Society of America Special Paper 345 :
- Volcanic hazards from pyroclastic flow discharge into the sea; examples from the 1883 eruption of Krakatau, Indonesia.
- The socioeconomic consequences of the A. D. 1600 eruption of Huaynaputina, southern Peru.
- The most recent eruptions of Hualalai volcano, Hawaii; geological evidence from the historical record.
- Prehistoric “settlement crisis,” environmental changes in the British Isles, and volcanic eruptions in Iceland : an exploration of plausible linkages.
- The late-Bronze age explosive eruption of Thera (Santorini), Greece; regional and local effects.
- Volcanic winter in the Garden of Eden : the Toba super-eruption and the late Pleistocene human population crash.
- Volcanism, tectonism, sedimentation, and the paleoanthropological record in the Ethiopian rift system.

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GSA Reviews in Engineering Geology : see Misc. section below.

 

GSA Treatises : Hardback, Dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, 10x7", Illustrated.

Each of the books listed below is part of the "Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology" which was published jointly by the GSA and the University of Kansas. This definitive series of volumes is the most comprehensive and authoritative body of knowledge in existence on invertebrate fossil groups. For each fossil group, these volumes describe and illustrate: morphological features, with special reference to hard parts; ontogeny; classification; geologic distribution; evolutionary trends and phylogeny; and systematic descriptions. There are a great many detailed illustrations and plates throughout the series.

Condition : Very Good unless otherwise noted. Clean, bright, tight, flat. Corners and spine ends may be lightly bumped. Covers may be lightly rubbed. Individual condition notes with each item.

Geological Society of America : Treatise Part G : Bryozoa, revised : Volume 1 - Introduction, Order Cystoporata, Order Cryptostomata. c1983. By R.S. Boardman, A.H. Cheetham, D.B. Blake, John Utgaard, O.L. Karklins, P.L. Cook, P.A. Sandberg, Genevieve Lutaud, and T.S. Wood. 625p. (owner's name printed on fly leaf, front cover lightly rubbed). $45

Introduction to the Bryozoa; General Features of the Class Stenolaemata; General Features of the Class Gymnolaemata; Autozooid Morphogenesis in Anascan Cheilostomates; Ultrastructure and Skeletal Development in Cheilostomate Bryozoa; General Features of the Class Phylactolaemata; Glossary of Morphological Terms; The Orders Cystoporata and Cryptostomata; Paleobiology and Taxonomy of the Order Cystoporata; Systematic Descriptions for the orders Cystoporata and Cryptostomata; Introduction to and Systematic Description of the Suborder Ptilodictyina; Introduction to and Systematic Description of the Suborder Rhabdomesina.

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GSA Volume and Guidebook : Softcover, 11x8.5" unless otherwise noted. Illustrated.
These were published to accompany Annual meetings of various sections of the Geological Society of America.

Geological excursions in the Pacific Northwest. 1977. Guidebook for field trip numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. Prepared for the Geological Society of America, 1977 Annual meeting in Seattle. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 414 pages, illustrated, road logs. Includes : North Cascades, Southern Olympic coast, Central Cascades, Volcanic stratigraphy, Orcas Island, Fraser Lowland, Southwestern Washington, San Juan Islands, Yakima Basalts, Glaciation and catastrophic flooding of the Columbia Plateau. (Good. Owner's name on side of page block, and marked off on cover corner). $28

Geologic Excursions in the Transverse Ranges. Guidebook for field trip numbers 5, 6, 11. Prepared for the 78th Annual Meeting of the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America, Anaheim, California, April 19-21, 1982. 151 pages, illustrated. Field Trip sections include road logs and supplementary articles. Very Good. $32
Field trip 5 : Geology and structural setting of the San Gabriel anorthosite-syenite body and adjacent rocks of the western San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles county, California. Leader : B. A. Carter.
Field trip 6 : Late Cenozoic stratigraphy and structure of the San Bernardino Mountains. Leaders : P. M. Sadler, John Foster, kR. J. Weldon, and K. E. Meisling.
Field trip 11 : Crystalline basement terranes in the southern eastern Transverse Ranges, California. Leader : R. E. Powell.

Landslides and landslide abatement, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Southern California. Guidebook for field trip number 10. Prepared for the 78th Annual Meeting of the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America, Anaheim, California, April 19-21, 1982. 98 pages, illustrated. Includes road log and supplementary articles. Leaders Perry L. Ehlig and Monte E. Ray. Very Good. $42

Neotectonics in Southern California. Guidebook for field trip numbers 3, 4, 14. Prepared for the 78th Annual Meeting of the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America, Anaheim, California, April 19-21, 1982. 134 pages, illustrated. Field Trip sections include road logs and supplementary articles. Includes a folded plate showing the San Emigdio Trench Site. Very Good (with folded plate) - $18
Field trip 3 : Neotectonics of the Ventura Basin. Leaders : Keller, Lajoie, Rockwell, Sarna-Wojcicki, and Yerkes.
Field trip 4 : Surficial structure and geomorphology of the San Andreas fault, Western portion of the “Big Bend.” Leaders : T. Davis and E. Duebendorger.
Field trip 14 : Geologic hazards along the San Andreas Fault System, San Bernardino – Hemet - Elsinore, California. Leader : G. A. Rasmussen.

Regional Geology of the Arbuckle Mountains, Oklahoma, Guidebook for Field Trip No. 5. 1973. By William E. Ham, compiled by T. L. Rowland. Guidebook prepared for 1973 annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas, field trip 5 was on November 10-11, 1973. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 56 pages, 50 figures. Includes Tulip Creek, Turner Falls, Criner Hills, Collings Ranch conglomerate, Capitol quarry at Ten Acre Rock, Oil Creek sandstone, Buckhorn Creek, Buckhorn asphalt quarry, quarry of Pennsylvania Glass Sand Corp. Very Good. $10

 

MISC. Publications from the GSA:

Debris flows / avalanches : process, recognition, and mitigation. This is the Geological Society of America Reviews in Engineering Geology Volume 7. Edited by John E. Costa and Gerald F. Wieczorek. 1987 GSA. HARDBACK, dust jacket, 11x8.5”, 239p., illustrated. Includes Subaerial sediment-water flows; Soil slips in San Francisco Bay region; Rock avalanches; Lahar initiation; Meteorological antecedents to debris flow in British Columbia; Rainfall thresholds; Effects of fire in Santa Cruz mountains; Whitney Creek Gorge on Mount Shasta in California; Importance of Hollows; and much more. Very Good, nearly like new. Debris flows / avalanches : process, recognition, and mitigation. This is the Geological Society of America Reviews in Engineering Geology Volume 7. Edited by John E. Costa and Gerald F. Wieczorek. 1987 GSA. HARDBACK, dust jacket, 11x8.5”, 239p., illustrated. Includes Subaerial sediment-water flows; Soil slips in San Francisco Bay region; Rock avalanches; Lahar initiation; Meteorological antecedents to debris flow in British Columbia; Rainfall thresholds; Effects of fire in Santa Cruz mountains; Whitney Creek Gorge on Mount Shasta in California; Importance of Hollows; and much more. (Very Good, nearly like new.) $38

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