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Submissions from 2011

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Beryllium-10 Terrestrial Cosmogenic Nuclide Surface Exposure Dating of Quaternary Landforms in Death Valley, Lewis A. Owen, Kurt L. Frankel, Jeffrey R. Knott, Scott Reynhout, Robert C. Finkel, James F. Dolan, and Jeffrey Lee

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Topographic control of asynchronous glacial advances: A case study from Annapurna, Nepal, Beth Pratt-Sitaula, Douglas W. Burbank, Arjun M. Heimsath, Neil F. Humphrey, Michael Oskin, and Jaakko Putkonen

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Controls on large landslide distribution and implications for the geomorphic evolution of the southern interior Columbia River basin, Elizabeth B. Safran, Scott W. Anderson, Megan Mills-Novoa, P. Kyle House, and Lisa Ely

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Glide avalanche response to an extreme rain-on-snow event, Snoqualmie Pass, Washington, USA, John Stimberis and Charles M. Rubin

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Insights into the 1968–1997 Dasht-e-Bayaz and Zirkuh earthquake sequences, eastern Iran, from calibrated relocations, InSAR and high-resolution satellite imagery, R. T. Walker, E. A. Bergman, Walter Szeliga, and E. J. Fielding

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Dynamics of stick–slip motion, Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica, J. Paul Winberry, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Douglas A. Wiens, Richard B. Alley, and Knut Christianson

Submissions from 2010

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Tsunami Boulder Transport and Other Dramatic Effects of the 15 November 2006 Central Kuril Islands Tsunami on the Island of Matua, Joanne Bourgeois and Breanyn MacInnes

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Miocene - Quaternary tectonic evolution of the northern eastern California shear zone, Kurt L. Frankel, Jeffrey Lee, Kim Bishop, Nancye Dawers, Plamen Ganev, Jeff Unruh, and Lewis A. Owen

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Slow-slip phenomena in Cascadia from 2007 and beyond: A review, Joan Gomberg and Timothy I. Melbourne

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The role of hydrologic processes and geomorphology on the morphology and evolution of sediment clusters in gravel-bed rivers, Ross R. Hendrick, Lisa L. Ely, and A. N. Papanicolaou

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Variability of atmospheric dust loading over the central Tibetan Plateaubased on ice core glaciochemistry, Shichang Kang, Yulan Zhang, Yongjun Zhang, Bjorn Grigholm, Susan Kaspari, Dahe Qin, Jiawen Ren, and Paul Mayewski

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Middle Crustal Ductile Deformation Patterns in Southern Tibet: Insights from Vorticity Studies in Mabja Dome, Jackie Langille, Jeffrey Lee, Bradley Hacker, and Gareth Seward

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Slip Distribution of the 1952 Kamchatka Great Earthquake Based on Near-Field Tsunami Deposits and Historical Records, Breanyn MacInnes, Robert Weiss, Joanne Bourgeois, and Tatiana K. Pinegina

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A Catalog of Felt Intensity Data for 570 Earthquakes in India from 1636 to 2009, Stacey Martin and Walter Szeliga

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Intensity, Magnitude, Location, and Attenuation in India for Felt Earthquakes since 1762, Walter Szeliga, Susan Hough, Stacey Martin, and Roger Bilham

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Kinematics and Vorticity in Kangmar Dome, Southern Tibet: Testing Midcrustal Channel-flow Models for the Himalaya, Tom Wagner, Jeffrey Lee, Bradley R. Hacker, and Gareth Seward

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U-Pb Zircon Geochronology of Coesite-bearing Eclogites from the Southern Dulan Area of the North Qaidam UHP Terrane, Northwestern China: Spatially and Temporally Extensive UHP Metamorphism during Continental Subduction, Jian-Xin Zhang, Chris G. Mattinson, Shengyao Yu, Jin-Ping Li, and Fan-Cong Meng

Submissions from 2009

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Moment release rate of Cascadia tremor constrained by GPS, Ana C. Aguiar, Timothy I. Melbourne, and Craig W. Scrivner

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The Process of Science, Anthony Carpi and Anne Egger

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Future Cascadia megathrust rupture delineated by episodic tremor and slip, James S. Chapman and Timothy I. Melbourne

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Atmospheric Soluble Dust Records From a Tibetan Ice Core: Possible Climate Proxies and Teleconnection with the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, B. Grigholm, P. A. Mayewski, S. Kang, Y. Zhang, Susan Kaspari, S. B. Sneed, and Q. Zhang

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Mantle Transition Zone Structure beneath Kenya and Tanzania: More Evidence for a Deep-Seated Thermal Upwelling in the Mantle, Audrey D. Huerta, Andrew A. Nyblade, and Angela M. Reusch

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Quaternary Faulting in Queen Valley, California-Nevada: Implications for Kinematics of Fault-slip Transfer in the Eastern California Shear Zone–Walker Lane Belt, Jeffrey Lee, Jason Garwood, Daniel F. Stockli, and John Gosse

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Exhumation of the Inyo Mountains, California: Implications for the Timing of Extension along the Western Boundary of the Basin and Range Province and Distribution of Dextral Fault Slip Rates across the Eastern California Shear Zone, Jeffrey Lee, Daniel F. Stockli, Lewis A. Owen, Robert C. Finkel, and Roman Kislitsyn

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Tsunami Geomorphology: Erosion and Deposition from the 15 November 2006 Kuril Island Tsunami, Breanyn MacInnes, Joanne Bourgeois, Tatiana K. Pinegina, and Ekaterina A. Kravchunovskaya

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Field Survey and Geological Effects of the 15 November 2006 Kuril Tsunami in the Middle Kuril Islands, Breanyn MacInnes, Tatiana K. Pinegina, Joanne Bourgeois, Nadezhda G. Razhigaeva, Victor M. Kaistrenko, and Ekaterina A. Kravchunovskaya

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Paragneiss Zircon Geochronology and Trace Element Geochemistry, North Qaidam HP/UHP Terrane, Western China, Chris G. Mattinson, Joseph L. Wooden, Jian-Xin Zhang, and D. K. Bird

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Seismic and geodetic constraints on Cascadia slow slip, Timothy I. Melbourne, Aaron G. Wech, and Kenneth C. Creager

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Kinematic behavior of southern Alaska constrained by westward decreasing postglacial slip rates on the Denali Fault, Alaska, A.-S. Mériaux, K. Sieh, R. C. Finkel, Charles M. Rubin, M. H. Taylor, A. J. Meltzner, and F. J. Ryerson

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Applying geodesy and modeling to test the role of climate controlled erosion in shaping Himalayan morphology and evolution, Beth Pratt-Sitaula, Bishal Nath Upreti, Timothy Melbourne, Andrew Miner, Emily Parker, Santa Man Rai, and Tara Nidhi Bhattarai

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Paleomagnetic behavior of volcanic rocks from Isla Socorro, Mexico, Elise Sbarbori, Lisa Tauxe, Avto Goguitchaichvili, Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, and Wendy A. Bohrson

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Glide avalanche response to an extreme rain-on-snow event, Snoqualmie Pass, Washington, USA, John Stimberis and Charles M. Rubin

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Fold and thrust partitioning in a contracting fold belt: Insights from the 1931 Mach earthquake in Baluchistan, Walter Szeliga, Roger Bilham, Daniel Schelling, Din Mohamed Kakar, and Sarosh Lodi

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Seismic observations of transient subglacial water-flow beneath MacAyeal Ice Stream, West Antarctica, J. Paul Winberry, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, and Richard B. Alley

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Basal mechanics of ice streams: Insights from the stick-slip motion of Whillans Ice Stream, West Antarctica, J. Paul Winberry, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, Richard B. Alley, Robert A. Bindschadler, and Matt A. King

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U-Pb Geochronology of Paragneisses and Metabasite in the Xitieshan Area, North Qaidam Mountains, Western China: Constraints on the Exhumation of HP/UHP Metamorphic Rocks, Jian-Xin Zhang, Chris G. Mattinson, Fan-Cong Meng, Huai-Jen Yang, and Yu-Sheng Wan

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Coesite in Eclogite from the North Qaidam Mountains and Its Implications, Jian-Xin Zhang, Fan-Cong Meng, Jin-Ping Li, and Chris G. Mattinson

Submissions from 2008

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Anomalous cosmogenic 3He production and elevation scaling in the high Himalaya, William H. Amidon, Kenneth A. Farley, Douglas W. Burbank, and Beth Pratt-Sitaula

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Tracking natal origins of salmon using isotopes, otoliths, and landscape geology, Rachel Barnett-Johnson, Thomas E. Pearson, Frank C. Ramos, Churchill B. Grimes, and R. Bruce MacFarlane

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Interaction Between the Himalaya and the Flexed Indian Plate - Spatial Fluctuations in Seismic Hazard in India in the Past Millennium?, Roger Bilham and Walter Szeliga

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Modern erosion rates in the High Himalayas of Nepal, Emmanuel J. Gabet, Douglas W. Burbank, Beth Pratt-Sitaula, Jaakko Putkonen, and Bodo Bookhagen

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Manifestations of the Tsunami on November 15, 2006, on the Central Kuril Islands and Results of the Runup Heights Modeling, B. W. Levin, Victor M. Kaistrenko, A. V. Rybin, M. A. Nosov, Tatiana K. Pinegina, N. G. Razzhigaeva, E. V. Sasorova, K. S. Ganzei, T. N. Ivel’skaya, Ekaterina A. Kravchunovskaya, S. V. Kolesov, Yu. V. Evdokimov, Joanne Bourgeois, Breanyn MacInnes, and B. Titzhugh

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New GPS station network and elastic half-space modeling of Nepalese Himalayan tectonics and earthquake hazard, Beth Pratt-Sitaula and Bishal Nath Upreti

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Multiple Plagioclase Crystal Populations Identified by Crystal Size Distribution and in situ Chemical Data: Implications for Timescales of Magma Chamber Processes Associated with the 1915 Eruption of Lassen Peak, CA, Morgan J. Salisbury, Wendy A. Bohrson, Michael A. Clynne, Frank C. Ramos, and Paul Hoskin

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Geomorphology of the southernmost Longitudinal Valley fault: Implications for evolution of the active suture of eastern Taiwan, J. Bruce H. Shyu, Kerry Sieh, Yue-Gau Chen, Ray Y. Chuang, Yu Wang, and Ling-Ho Chung

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GPS constraints on 34 slow slip events within the Cascadia subduction zone, 1997–2005, Walter Szeliga, Timothy I. Melbourne, Marcelo Santillan, and Meghan Miller

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Columbia River flood basalts from a centralized crustal magmatic system, J. A. Wolff, Frank C. Ramos, G. L. hart, J. D. Patterson, and A. D. Brandon

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Polyphase Tectonothermal History Recorded in Granulitized Gneisses from the North Qaidam HP/UHP Metamorphic Terrane, Western China: Evidence from Zircon U-Pb Geochronology, Jian-Xin Zhang, Chris G. Mattinson, Fan-Cong Meng, Yu-Sheng Wan, and Kuoan Tung

Submissions from 2007

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Insight into subvolcanic magma plumbing systems, Wendy A. Bohrson

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Energy-Constrained Recharge, Assimilation, and Fractional Crystallization (EC-RAxFC): A Visual Basic computer code for calculating trace element and isotope variations of opensystem magmatic systems, Wendy A. Bohrson and Frank J. Spera

Tsunami Runup in the Middle Kuril Islands from the Great Earthquake of 15 Nov 2006 (abstract), Joanne Bourgeois, Tatiana K. Pinegina, N. Razhegaeva, Victor M. Kaistrenko, B. W. Levin, Breanyn MacInnes, and Ekaterina A. Kravchunovskaya

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Paleoseismic evidence for coseismic growth-fold in the 1999 Chichi earthquake and earlier earthquakes, central Taiwan, Wen-Shan Chen, Kun-Jie Lee, Long-Sheng Lee, Ashley R. Streig, Charles M. Rubin, Yue-Gau Chen, Hsiao-Chin Yang, Hui-Cheng Chang, and Chii-Wen Lin

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Late Holocene paleoearthquake activity in the middle part of the Longitudinal Valley fault, eastern Taiwan, Wen-Shan Chen, I-Chin Yen, Keegan P. Fengler, Charles M. Rubin, Chi-Cheng Yang, Hsiao-Chin Yang, Hui-Cheng Chang, Chii-Wen Lin, Wei-Hsiung Lin, Yen-Chiu Liu, and Yen-Hui Lin

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Episodic Tremor and Slip in the Pacific Northwest, Kenneth C. Creager and Timothy I. Melbourne

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Prehistoric earthquakes along the Shanchiao fault, Taipei Basin, northern Taiwan, Shao-Yi Huang, Charles M. Rubin, Yue-Gau Chen, and Huan-Chi Liu

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Contact metamorphism in the Malashan dome, North Himalayan gneiss domes, southern Tibet: An example of shallow extensional tectonics in the Tethys Himalaya, Tetsuo Kawakami, Mutsuki Aoya, Simon Wallis, Jeffrey Lee, Kentaro Terada, Yu Wang, and Matt Heizler

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Onset of mid-crustal extensional flow in southern Tibet: Evidence from U/Pb zircon ages, Jeffrey Lee and Martin J. Whitehouse

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Onset of mid-crustal extensional flow in southern Tibet: Evidence from U/Pb zircon ages, Jeffrey Lee and Martin J. Whitehouse

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Late quaternary slip rates along the Sierra Nevada frontal fault zone, California: Slip partitioning across the western margin of the Eastern California Shear Zone-Basin and Range Province, Kimberly Le, Jeffrey Lee, Lewis A. Owen, and Robert Finkel

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Late Quaternary slip rates along the Sierra Nevada frontal fault zone, California: Slip partitioning across the western margin of the Eastern California Shear Zone–Basin and Range Province, Kimberly Le, Jeffrey Lee, Lewis A. Owen, and Robert Finkel

Tsunami Erosion: Geomorphology Before and After the 15 Nov 2006 Tsunami in the Middle Kuril Islands, Russia (abstract), Breanyn MacInnes, Joanne Bourgeois, Tatiana K. Pinegina, Maria Elizabeth Martin, and Ekaterina A. Kravchunovskaya

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Late Cretaceous to Paleocene Metamorphism and Magmatism in the Funeral Mountains Metamorphic Core Complex, Death Valley, California, Chris G. Mattinson, Joseph P. Colgan, James R. Metcalf, Elizabeth L. Miller, and Joseph L. Wooden

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High- and Ultrahigh-Pressure Metamorphism in the North Qaidam and South Altyn Terranes, Western China, Chris G. Mattinson, C. A. Menold, Jian-Xin Zhang, and D. K. Bird

Paleotsunamis in the Middle Kuril Islands -- Implications for a Seismic Gap (and in View of Recent Events) (abstract), Tatiana K. Pinegina, Joanne Bourgeois, Breanyn MacInnes, Ekaterina A. Kravchunovskaya, Maria Elizabeth Martin, and N. Razhegaeva

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Bedload-to-suspended load ratio and rapid bedrock incision from Himalayan landslide-dam lake record, Beth Pratt-Sitaula, Michelle Garde, Douglas W. Burbank, Michael Oskin, Arjun Heimsath, and Emmanuel Gabet

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Development of a Continental Volcanic Field: Petrogenesis of Pre-caldera Intermediate and Silicic Rocks and Origin of the Bandelier Magmas, Jemez Mountains (New Mexico, USA), M. C. Rowe, J. A. Wolff, J. N. Gardner, Frank C. Ramos, R. Teasdale, and C E. Heikoop

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Determining eruption ages and erosion rates of Quaternary basaltic volcanism from combined U-series disequilibria and cosmogenic exposure ages, Kenneth W.W. Sims, Robert P. Ackert Jr., Frank C. Ramos, Robert A. Sohn, Michael T. Murrell, and Donald J. DePaolo

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Partitioning of trace elements among coexisting crystals, melt, and supercritical fluid during isobaric crystallization and melting, Frank J. Spera, Wendy A. Bohrson, Christy B. Till, and Mark S. Ghiorso

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Evidence for prehistoric coseismic folding along the Tsaotun segment of the Chelungpu fault near Nan-Tou, Taiwan, Ashley R. Streig, Charles M. Rubin, Wen-Shan Chen, Long-Shen Lee, Stephen C. Thompson, Chris Madden, and Shih-Ting Lu

Submissions from 2006

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The Malashan Gneiss Dome in South Tibet: Comparative Study with the Kangmar Dome with Special Reference to Kinematics of Deformation and Origin of Associated Granites, Mutsuki Aoya, Simon Wallis, Tetsuo Kawakami, Jeffrey Lee, Yu Wang, and H. Maeda

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Petrogenesis of the Campanian Ignimbrite: implications for crystal-melt separation and open-system processes from major and trace elements and Th isotopic data, Wendy A. Bohrson, Frank J. Spera, Sarah J. Fowler, Harvey E. Belkin, Benedetto De Vivo, and Giuseppe Rolandi

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Late Pleistocene outburst flooding from pluvial Lake Alvord into the Owyhee River, Oregon, Deron T. Carter; Lisa L. Ely; Jim E. O.Connor; and Cassandra R, Fenton

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Phase Equilibria Constraints on the Chemical and Physical Evolution of the Campanian Ignimbrite, Sarah J. Fowler, Frank J. Spera, Wendy K. Bohrson, Harvey E. Belkin, and Benedetto De Vivo

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New observations on some poorly known protasterid ophiuroids from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate of Germany, Alexander Glass

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Pyritized tube feet in a protasterid ophiuroid from the Upper Ordovician of Kentucky, U.S.A., Alexander Glass

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A New Species of Brittlestar (Ophiuroidea, Echinodermata) from the Hunsrück Slate (Lower Emsian, Lower Devonian) of Germany, Alexander Glass and Markus Poschmann

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Oligocene-Miocene middle crustal flow in southern Tibet: Geochronology of Mabja Dome, Jeffrey Lee, W. McClelland, Yu Wang, Ann Blythe, and M. McWilliams

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Serial ruptures of the San Andreas fault, Carrizo Plain, California, revealed by three-dimensional excavations, Jing Liu-Zeng, Yann Klinger, Kerry Sieh, Charles Rubin, and Gordon Seitz

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Holocene and Latest Pleistocene Activity on the Mesquite Lake Fault near Twentynine Palms, Eastern California Shear Zone: Implications for Fault Interaction, Christopher L. Madden, Charles M. Rubin, and Ashley Streig

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Age and Duration of Eclogite-facies Metamorphism, North Qaidam HP/UHP Terrane, Western China, Chris G. Mattinson, Joseph L. Wooden, Juhn G. Liou, D. K. Bird, and C. L. Wu

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Geochronology and Tectonic Significance of Middle Proterozoic Granitic Orthogneiss, North Qaidam HP/UHP Terrane, Western China, Chris G. Mattinson, Joseph L. Wooden, Juhn G. Liou, D. K. Bird, and C. L. Wu

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An oxygen isotope study of seasonal trends in soil water fluxes at two sites along a climate gradient in Washington state (USA), Jessica A. Robertson and Carey A. Gazis

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Surface Rupture and Behavior of Thrust Faults Probed in Taiwan, Charles M. Rubin, K. Sieh, Yue-Gao Chen, Jian-Cheng Lee, Hao-Tsu Chu, Robert Yeats, Karl Mueller, and Yu-Chang Chan

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Closed- to open-system differentiation at Arenal volcano (1968-2003), C. H. Ryder, J. B. Gill, F. Tepley III, Frank Ramos, and M. Reagan

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Blowup with Small BV Data in Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Robin Young and Walter Szeliga

Submissions from 2005

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North-South Extension in the Tibetan Crust Triggered by Granite Emplacement, Mutsuki Aoya, Simon R. Wallis, Kentaro Terada, Jeffrey Lee, Tetsuo Kawakami, Matt Heizler, and Yu Wang

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Validation of Sr isotopes in otoliths by laser ablation multicollector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-MC-ICPMS): opening avenues in fisheries science applications, Rachel Barnett-Johnson, Frank C. Ramos, Churchill B. Grimes, and R. Bruce MacFarlane

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Trace-element composition of hydrothermal zircon and the alteration of Hadean zircon from the Jack Hills, Australia, Paul W.O. Hoskin

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Penrose conference report: Kinematics and geodynamics of intraplate dextral shear in eastern California and western Nevada, Jeffrey Lee, Daniel Stockli, Christopher Henry, and Timothy Dixon

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Potential sedimentation impacts related to dam removal: Icicle Creek, Washington, U.S.A., Mark S. Lorang and Graeme Aggett

Geomorphic Effects of Tsunamis in Asacha and Mutnaya Bays, Southern Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia (Abstract), Breanyn MacInnes, Joanne Bourgeois, Tatiana K. Pinegina, Maria Elizabeth Martin, and Ekaterina A. Kravchunovskaya

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Further amino acid racemisation evidence for glacial age, multiple lowstand deposition on the New South Wales outer continental shelf, southeastern Australia, C. V. Murray-Wallace, Marie A. Ferland, and P. S. Roy

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Distinguishing Melting of Heterogeneous Mantle Sources from Crustal Contamination: Insights from Sr Isotopes at the Phenocryst Scale, Pisgah Crater, California, Frank C. Ramos and M. R. Reid

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Sr isotope disequilibrium in Columbia River flood basalts: Evidence for rapid shallow-level open-system processes, Frank C. Ramos, John A. Wolff, and Darren L. Tollstrup

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Relative humidity recorded in tree rings: A study along a precipitation gradient in the Olympic Mountains, Washington, USA, Yong Shu, Xiahong Feng, Carey Grazis, Doug Anderson, Anthony M. Faiia, Kuilian Tang, and Gregory J. Ettl

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Extent and Duration of the 2003 Cascadia Slow Earthquake, Walter Szeliga, Timothy I. Melbourne, M. Meghan Miller, and Victor Marcelo Santillan

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An Early Palaeozoic HP/HT Granulite–Garnet Peridotite Association in the South Altyn Tagh, NW China: P–T History and U-Pb Geochronology, Jian-Xin Zhang, Chris G. Mattinson, Fan-Cong Meng, and Yu-Sheng Wan

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Two Contrasting Eclogite Cooling Histories, North Qaidam HP/UHP Terrane, Western China: Petrological and Isotopic Constraints, Jian-Xin Zhang, J. S. Yang, Chris G. Mattinson, Z. Q. Xu, Fan-Cong Meng, and R. D. Shi

Submissions from 2004

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Detection of arbitrarily large dynamic ground motions with a dense high-rate GPS network, Yehuda Bock, Linette Prawirodirdjo, and Timothy I. Melbourne

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Magmatic Evolution of the Skye Igneous Centre, Western Scotland: Modelling of Assimilation, Recharge and Fractional Crystallization, Sarah J. Fowler, Wendy A. Bohrson, and Frank J. Spera