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Beeson, J.W., Johnson, S.Y., and Goldfinger, C., 2017, The transtensional offshore portion of the northern San Andreas fault: Fault zone geometry, late-Pleistocene to Holocene sediment deposition, shallow deformation patterns, and asymmetric basin growth: Geosphere, v. 13, no. 3, p. 1–34, doi:10.1130/GES01367.1.

Benson, T., Mahood, G.A., Grove, M. Geology and Geochronology of middle Miocene McDermitt volcanic field, Oregon and Nevada. GSA Bulletin, v. 129(9/10), p. 127-1051.

Haugerud, R.A., Kelsey, H.M., 2017, From the Puget Lowland to East of the Cascade Range, GSA, Volume 49 of Field Guide.



Allen, M. D.; Mavor, S. P.; Tepper, J. H.; Nesbitt, E. A.; Mahan, S. A.; Cakir, Recep; Stoker, B. A.; Anderson, M. L., 2017, Geologic map of the Maltby 7.5-minute quadrangle, Snohomish and King Counties, Washington: Washington Geological Survey Map Series 2017-02, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000, 43 p. text. [http://www.dnr.wa.gov/publications/ger_ms2017-02_geol_map_maltby_24k.zip]

Barry, T.L., S. Self, S.P. Kelley, S. Reidel, P. Hooper, M. Widdowson. New 40Ar/39Ar dating of the Grande Ronde lavas, Columbia River Basalts, USA: Implications for duration of flood basalt eruption episode. Lithos, 2010; DOI: 110.1016/j.lithos.2010.03.014

Bjornerud, Marcia, Reading the Rocks: An Autobiography of the Earth, Cambridge: Westview Press. ISBN: 081334249X

Bjornstand, B. and G. Kiver, On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches, Sagle: Keokeebooks.  Click on the link for ordering information: http://nwgs.org/suggested_readings/VOLUME_2_IS_HEREorderform-1.pdf

Carrapa, B. 2010. Resolving tectonic problems by dating detrital minerals. Geology. vol 38(2). p. 191-192. retrieved from http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/38/2/191.full.

Coble, M.A., and G.A. Mahood, 2012, Initial impingent of the Yellowstone plume located by widespread silicic volcanism contemporaneous with Columbia River flood basalts, Geology, 40: 655-658. Doughton, S. 2010. UW's geological map project struggles to survive. Seattle Times. 9 April. retrieved from http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011562107_geomap09m.html.

Dragovich, J. D.; Mavor, S. P.; Anderson, M. L.; Mahan, S. A.; MacDonald, J. H., Jr.; Tepper, J. H.; Smith, D. T.; Stoker, B. A.; Koger, C. J.; Cakir, Recep; DuFrane, S. A.; Scott, S. P.; Justman, B. J., 2016, Geologic map of the Granite Falls 7.5-minute quadrangle, Snohomish County, Washington: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources Map Series 2016-03, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000, 63 p. text.

Dragovich, J. D. , S. A. Mahan, M. L. Anderson, J. H. MacDonald Jr., J. F. Schilter, C. L. Frattali, C. J. Koger, D. T. Smith, B. A. Stoker, S. A. DuFrane, M. P. Eddy, R. Cakir, and K. B. Sauer, Geologic Map of the Lake Roesiger7.5-minute Quadrangle, Snohomish County, Washington, Map Series 2015-01

Easterbrook, D. 2015. Cruising Through Geologic Time in the San Juan Islands: The Geology of the San Juan Islands.

Eddy, M.P., S.A. Bowring, P.J. Unhoefer, R.B. Miller, N.M. McLean, and E.E. Donaghy. 2015. High-resolution temporal and stratigraphic record of Siletzia's accretion and triple junction migration from nonmarine sedimentary basins in central and western Washington.  GSA Bulletin vol 128(3), p. 425-441

Ely, L.L. C.C. Brossy, P.K. House, E. B. Safran, J.E. O'Connor, D.E. Champion, C.R. Fenton, N.R. Bondre, C.A. Orem, G.E. Grant, C.D. Henry, and B.D. Turrin. 2012. Owyhee River intercanyon lava flows: does the river give a dam? GSA Bulletin: 124 (11-12), 1667-1687.

EMBAERGOED. 2011. Scripps Researchers Discover New Force Driving Earth's Tectonic Plates. retrieved from http://scrippsnews.ucsd.edu/Releases/?releaseID=1178 on 1 September 2011.

Goldfinger, C., Y. Ikeda, and R.S. Yeats, 2013, Superquakes, supercycles, and global earthquake cycles: recent research and recent quakes reveal suprises in major fault systems. from Earth: The Science Behind the Headline, retrived from http://www.earthmagazine.org/article/superquakes-supercycles-and-global-earthquake-clustering-recent-research-and-recent-quakes.

Hilbert-Wolf, H.L., and E.M. Robers. (posted 7/5/15).  2015. Giant Seismites and Megablock Ulplift in East African Rift Evidence for Late Pleistocene Large Magnitude Earthquakes. PLoS One 10(6): e0129051.

Horwarth, J.L. and D.L. Johnson (eds.), 2012. Mima Mounds: The Case for Polygenesis and Bioturbation. GSA Special Papers 490.  http://specialpapers.gsapubs.org/content/current

Iverson, R.M., D.L. Georger, K. Allistadt, M.E. Reid, B.D. Collins, J.W. Wallance, S.P. Schilling, J.W. Godt, C.S. Magiri, R.I. Baum, J.A. Coe, W.H. Schultz, J.B. Bower. 2014. Landslide Mobility and Hazards: Implications of the 2014 Oso Disaster. Earth and Planetary Letters, vol 412, p. 197-208.

Johnson, D.J., A. A. Eggers, M. Bagnardi, M.Battaglia, M. P. Poland, and A. Miklius, 2010, Shallow magma accumulation at Klauea Volcano, Hawai‘i, revealed by microgravity surveys, Geology vol. 38(12).

Kaplan, S. 2016.  Legends say China began in a great flood.  8/4/16. Speaking of Science.  The Washington Post.

Lord, N. 2011, Early Warming: Crisis and Response in the Climate-Changed North, Counter Press.

Map Series 2013-01. Geologic map of the Sultan 7.5-minute quadrangle, King and Snohomish Counties, Washington, by J. D. Dragovich, H. A. Littke, S. A. Mahan, M. L. Anderson, J. H. MacDonald, Jr., Recep Cakir, B. A. Stoker, C. J. Koger, J. P. Bethel, S. A. DuFrane, D. T. Smith, and N. M. Villeneuve. 2013. One color plate, 44 x 36 in., scale 1:24,000, with 52 p. text. http://www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/ger_ms2013-01_geol_map_sultan_24k.zip.

Miller, R.B., S.M. Gordon, S. Bowring, B. Doran, N. McLean, Z. Michels, E. Shea, and D. Whitney.  Linking deep and shallow crustal processes during regional transension in an exhumed continental arc, North Cascades, northwest cordillera (USA).  Geosphere.  vol 12(3), p. 900-924

Northwest Geology Field Trips. 2011. Sequim mammoth believed killed by humans. retrieved from http://nwgeology.wordpress.com/2011/10/24/sequim-mammoth-believed-killed-by-humans/

Odum, J.K., W.J. Stephenson, T.L. Pratt, R.J. Blakely. Shallow geophysical imaging of the Olympic anomaly: an enigmatic structure in the southern Puget Lowland, Washington State. Geosphere. v. 12(5), p. 1617-1632.

Personius, S.F., R.W. Brigs, A.R. Nelson,  E.R. Schermer, J.Z. Maharrey, B.L. Sherrod, S.A. Spaulding. 2014. Holocene Earthquakes and Right-lateral Slip on the Left-lateral Darrington-Devils Mountain Fault Zone, Northern Puget Sounds, Washington. Geosphere, Special Paper 507. http://geosphere.gsapubs.org/content/10/6/1482.abstract 

Polenz, M. , J. G. Favia, I. J. Hubert, G. L. Paulin, and R. Cakir, Geologic Map of the Port Ludlow and southern half of the Hansville 7.5-minute quadrangles, Kitsap and Jefferson Counties, Washington, Map Series 2015-02

Pratt, T.L., K.C. Troost, J.K. Odum, and W.J. Stephen, 2015, Kinematics of shallow backthrusts in the Seattle fault zone, Washington State, Geosphere

Reidel, S.P., Camp, V.E., Ross, M.E., Wolff, J.A., Martin, B.S., Tolan, T.L., and Wells, R.E., eds., 2013, The Columbia River Flood Basalt Province: Geological Society of America Special Paper 497,  doi:10.1130/2013.2497.

Rosetta Explores a Comet: rosetta.pptx

Sears, J.W. 2013 Late Oligocene - early Miocene Grand Canyon: A Canadian Connection. GSA Today.  vol 23(11). http://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/archive/23/11/pdf/i1052-5173-23-11-4.pdf  

Seattle Times. 2016. Volcano expert Grace Winer's cool job on expeditions.  May 18, 2016.

Stanley, D., A. Villaseñor, and H. Benz. 1999. Subduction zone and crustal dynamics of western Washington: a tectonic model for earthquake hazards evaluation, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 99-311. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/ofr-99-0311/.

Streck, M.J., M.L. Ferns, and W. McIntosh. 2015. Large, Persistent Rhyolitic Magma Reservoirs Above Columbia River Basalt Storage Site. Geosphere. v. 11, p. 226-235. http://geosphere.gsapubs.org/content/11/2/226.full.pdf+html

Swanson, D.A., S.J. Weaver, B.F. Houghton. 2014. Reconstructing the deadly eruptive events of 1790 CE at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, GSA Bulleting v. 127(3-4), p. 503-515. 

Torsvik, et al. 2014. Continental crust beneath southeast Iceland. PNAS. 10.1073.

Tucker, D. 2015. Geology Underfoot in Western Washington.  Missoula: Mountain Press.

Tucker, D. The Lake Stevens monster - largest erratic in Washington. Largest in the U.S.? retrieved from http://nwgeology.wordpress.com/the-fieldtrips/glacial-erratic-field-trips/the-lake-stevens-monster-largest-erratic-in-washington-largest-in-the-us/.

U.S. Geological Survey. 2010. Facing Tomorrow's Challenges - U.S. Geological Survey Science in the Decade 2007-2010. USGS Circular 1306. http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1309/

University of Copenhagen (2011, October 20). First North American hunters 1,000 years earlier than previously thought, speared mastodon fossil shows. ScienceDaily. Retrieved October 31, 2011, from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111020145054.htm

Unruh, J. and J. Humphrey. Seismogenic deformation between the Sierran microplate and Oregon Coast block, California, USA. Geology v. 45(5), p. 415-418.

Waitt, R. 2015. In the Path of Destruction: Eyewitness Chronicles of Mount Saint Helens.  Pullman: Washington State University Press.  413 p.

Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources. 2010. Geologic Maps of Washing-ton. 21 March. retrieved from http://www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/ger_geologic_maps_wa.pdf.

Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources. 2010. Geologic Maps of Washing-ton. 21 March. retrieved from http://www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/

Washington State University (2010, April 7). Northwest lava flows could have altered Earth’s climate, wiped out species, new evidence suggests. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 7, 2010, from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/04/100406142602.htm 

Wells RE, Blakely RJ, Wech AG, McCrory PA, Michael A. 2017. Cascadia subduction tremor muted by crustal faults. Geology. vol 45(6), p. 515-518.

Wells, R. D. Bukry, R. Friedman, D. Pyle, R. Duncan, P. Haeussler, and J. Wooden. 2014. Geologic history of Siletzia, a lare igneous province in the Oregon and Washington Coast Range: Correlation to the geomagnetic polarity time scale and implication for a long-lived Yellwostone hotspot. Geospher. vol. 10(4). p. 692-719.  http://geosphere.gsapubs.org/content/10/4/692.abstract

Williams, David B. 2015. Too Steep, Too High.  For Talks and Walks, go to: http://geologywriter.com/walks-talks/

Williams, D.B. (2010, March 27). Estella Leopold (b. 1927). HistoryLink. Retrieved April 7, 2010, from http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9378