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Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2011
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1795.

    • History of Earthquakes and Tsunamis along the eastern Aleutian-Alaska Megathrust, with implications for Tsunami Hazards in the California Continental Borderland
    • Lithofacies, Age, Depositional Setting, and Geochemistry of the Otuk Formation in the Red Dog District, Northwestern Alaska
    • Effect of Ultramafic Intrusions and Associated Mineralized Rocks on the Aqueous Geochemistry of the Tangle Lakes Area, Alaska

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2010
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1784.

    • Constraining the Age and Magnitude of Uplift in the Northern National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA)—Apatite Fission-Track Analysis of Samples from Three Wells
    • Investigation of the Potential for Concealed Base-Metal Mineralization of the Drenchwater Creek Zn-Pb-Ag Occurrence, Northern Alaska, using Geology, Reconnaissance Geochemistry, and Airborne Electromagnetic Geophysics
    • Streamflow and Streambed Scour in 2010 at Bridge 339, Copper River, Alaska

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2008-2009
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1776.

    • Reconnaissance Study of the Taylor Mountains Pluton, Southwestern Alaska.
    • The Cannery Formation—Devonian to Early Permian Arc-Marginal Deposits within the Alexander Terrane, Southeastern Alaska.
    • Depositional Setting and Geochemistry of Phosphorites and Metalliferous Black Shales in the Carboniferous-Permian Lisburne Group, Northern Alaska.
    • Location and Extent of Tertiary Structures in Cook Inlet Basin, Alaska, and Mantle Dynamics that focus Deformation and Subsidence.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2007
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1760.

    • Mesozoic Magmatism and Base-Metal Mineralization in the Fortymile Mining District, Eastern Alaska—Initial Results of Petrographic, Geochemical, and Isotopic Studies in the Mount Veta Area.
    • Quaternary Uplift History of Wingham Island, South-Central Alaska.
    • The Longview/Lakeview Barite Deposits, Southern National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska (NPRA)—Potential-field Models and Preliminary Size Estimates.
    • The January 2006 Volcanic-Tectonic Earthquake Swarm at Mount Martin, Alaska.
    • Channel Incision and Water-Table Decline Along a Recently Formed Proglacial Stream, Mendenhall Valley, Southeastern Alaska.
    • Detrital Zircon Geochronology of Cretaceous and Paleogene Strata Across the South-Central Alaskan Convergent Margin.
    • Late Glacial-Holocene Pollen-Based Vegetation History from Pass Lake, Prince of Wales Island, Southeastern Alaska.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2006
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1739.

    • Blue Mountain and the gas rocks—Rear-arc dome clusters on the Alaska Peninsula.
    • Lithofacies, age, and sequence stratigraphy of the Carboniferous Lisburne Group in the Skimo Creek area, central Brooks Range, Alaska.
    • Mid-Holocene sector collapse at Mount Spurr volcano, south-central Alaska.
    • Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous Fortress Mountain and Torok Formations exposed along the Siksikpuk River, north-central Alaska.
    • A major unconformity between Permian and Triassic strata at Cape Kekurnoi, Alaska Peninsula—Old and new observations on Permian-Triassic stratigraphy and hydrocarbon potential.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2005
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1732.

    • Oil and gas resources of the Arctic Alaska petroleum province.
    • Geothermal disruption of summit glaciers at Mount Spurr Volcano, 2004-6—An unusual manifestation of volcanic unrest.
    • Geochemical and sulfur-isotopic signatures of volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits on Prince of Wales Island and vicinity, southeastern Alaska.
    • Estimating the amount of eroded section in a partially exhumed basin from geophysical well logs—An example from the North Slope.
    • Oceanic Pb-isotopic sources of Proterozoic and Paleozoic volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits on Prince of Wales Island and vicinity, southeastern Alaska.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2004
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1709.

    • 26 km of offset on the Lake Clark Fault since late Eocene time.
    • Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of the Cretaceous Nanushuk, Seabee, and Tuluvak Formations exposed on Umiat Mountain, north-central Alaska.
    • Thermobarometric constraints on mid-Cretaceous to Late Cretaceous metamorphic events in the western metamorphic belt of the Coast Mountains Complex near Petersburg, southeastern Alaska.
    • Argon geochronology of late Pleistocene to Holocene Westdahl Volcano, Unimak Island, Alaska.
    • Micromorphic evidence for paleosol development in the Endicott Group, Siksikpuk Formation, Kingak(?) shale, and Ipewik Formation, western Brooks Range, Alaska.
    • Constraints on the age and provenance of the Chugach accretionary complex from detrital zircons in the Sitka Graywacke near Sitka, Alaska.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2001
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1678.

    • New occurrences of Late Paleozoic and Triassic fossils from the Seventymile and Yukon-Tanana terranes, east-central Alaska, with comments on previously published occurrences in the same area.
    • Cretaceous epigenetic base-metal mineralization at the Lead Creek prospect, eastern Yukon-Tanana Upland, Alaska—Constraints from U-Pb zircon dating and Pb-isotopic analyses of sulfides.
    • A Cretaceous ion-microprobe U-Pb zircon age for the West Point orthogneiss—Evidence for another gneiss dome in the Yukon-Tanana Upland.
    • Kinematic analysis from tectonites in the northern part of the Big Delta quadrangle, east-central Alaska.
    • Tertiary volcanic rocks of the central Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska.
    • Mesozoic sedimentation and deformation along the Talkeetna thrust fault, south-central Alaska—New Insights and their regional tectonic significance.
    • The Clark Bar prospect—Granite-hosted Sn-Mo-Ag mineralization in the northern Talkeetna Mountains, southern Alaska.
    • Early Middle Devonian (Eifelian) gastropods from the Wadleigh Limestone in the Alexander Terrane of southeastern Alaska demonstrate biogeographic affinities with central Alaskan terranes (Farewell and Livengood) and Eurasia.
    • Kirkospira, a new Silurian gastropod from Glacier Bay, southeastern Alaska.
    • Soil temperature, moisture, and carbon and nitrogen mineralization at a taiga-tundra ecotone, Noatak National Preserve, northwestern Alaska.
    • Soil drainage and its potential for influencing wildfires in Alaska.
    • The effect of soil drainage on fire and carbon cycling in central Alaska.
    • Trident Volcano—Four contiguous stratocones adjacent to Katmai Pass, Alaska Peninsula.
    • Geology and Late Quaternary eruptive history of Kanaga Volcano, a calc-alkaline stratovolcano in the western Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
    • U.S. Geological Survey reports on Alaska Released in 2001.
    • Reports on Alaska in Non-USGS publications released in 2001 that include USGS Authors.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 2000
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1662.

    • Geochemistry and age constraints on metamorphism and deformation in the Fortymile River area, eastern Yukon-Tanana Upland, Alaska.
    • Stratigraphy, age, and geochemistry of Tertiary volcanic rocks and associated synorogenic deposits, Mount McKinley quadrangle, Alaska.
    • Stratigraphic and provenance data from the Upper Jurassic to Upper Cretaceous Kahiltna assemblage of south-central Alaska.
    • Late Triassic (Norian) mollusks from the Taylor Mountains quadrangle, southwestern Alaska.
    • Notes on the bedrock geology and geography of the Stikine Icefield, Coast Mountains complex, southeastern Alaska.
    • Mount Griggs—A compositionally distinctive Quaternary stratovolcano behind the main volcanic line in Katmai National Park.
    • Treeline biogeochemistry and dynamics, Noatak National Preserve, northwestern Alaska.
    • Environmental-geochemical study of the Slate Creek antimony deposit, Kantishna Hills, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska.
    • U.S. Geological Survey reports on Alaska, and non-USGS reports on Alaska released in 2000.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1999
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1633.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1998
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1615.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1997
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1614.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1996
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1595.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1995
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1574.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1994
    U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2152.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1993
    U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2107.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1992
    U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2068.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1991
    U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2041.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1990
    U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1999.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1989
    U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1946.

    Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, 1988
    U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1903.

 

 

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