Lake Bonneville Book

Lake Bonneville


  • Author : Grove Karl Gilbert
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1890
  • Genre: Bonneville, Lake
  • Pages : 586
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:HS1QPH

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Lake Bonneville  A Scientific Update Book

Lake Bonneville A Scientific Update


  • Author : Charles G. Oviatt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-08-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 696
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444635945

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Lake Bonneville A Scientific Update Excerpt :

Lake Bonneville: A Scientific Update showcases new information and interpretations about this important lake in the North American Great Basin, presenting a relatively complete summary of the evolving scientific ideas about the Pleistocene lake. A comprehensive book on Lake Bonneville has not been published since the masterpiece of G.K. Gilbert in 1890. Because of Gilbert’s work, Lake Bonneville has been the starting point for many studies of Quaternary paleolakes in many places throughout the world. Numerous journal articles, and a few books on specialized topics related to Lake Bonneville, have been published since the late 1800s, but here the editors compile the important data and perspectives of the early 21st century into a book that will be an essential reference for future generations. Scientific research on Lake Bonneville is vibrant today and will continue into the future. Makes the widespread and detailed literature on this well-known Pleistocene body of water accessible Gives expositions of the many famous and iconic landforms and deposits Contains over 300 illustrations, most in full color Contains chapters on many important topics, including stratigraphy, sedimentology, hydrology, geomorphology, geochronology, isostasy, geophysics, geochemistry, vegetation history, pollen, fishes, mammals, mountain glaciation, prehistoric humans, paleoclimate, remote sensing, and geoantiquities in the Bonneville basin

Late Quaternary Paleoecology in the Bonneville Basin Book

Late Quaternary Paleoecology in the Bonneville Basin


  • Author : David B. Madsen
  • Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Paleoecology
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9781557916488

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Late Quaternary Paleoecology in the Bonneville Basin Excerpt :

The work reported here is part of an extended study of paleoenvironmental change and human adaptation in the deserts of western Utah. This research, involving both archaeological excavations and the recovery of strictly paleoecological materials, is loosely grouped under the rubric of “The Silver Island Expedition,” since much of the work has been conducted in the vicinity of the Silver Island Mountains along the western margin of the Great Salt Lake Desert.

The History of Geomorphology Book

The History of Geomorphology


  • Author : K.J. Tinkler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-27
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000045789

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This book, first published in 1989, the proceedings of the 19th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, is the first set of essays focused on the history of the subject. The articles analyse the founding precepts of geomorphology, the early pioneers, the formation of a defined discipline, and the present state of the topic.

Professional Paper Book

Professional Paper


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1909
  • Genre: Geology
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822016446858

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Geological Survey Bulletin Book

Geological Survey Bulletin


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Carbonate rocks
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B3415915

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Paleozoic and Tertiary stratigraphy and structure of an area at the southeast margin of the Snake River.

Michael Light  Lake Lahontan Lake Bonneville Book

Michael Light Lake Lahontan Lake Bonneville


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN 10 : 1942185421

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Michael Light Lake Lahontan Lake Bonneville Excerpt :

San Francisco-based photographer Light delivers the fourth book in his series of aerial surveys of the American West, taking viewers into the vast geological space and time of the Great Basin.

Fossil Nonmarine Ostracoda of the United States Book

Fossil Nonmarine Ostracoda of the United States


  • Author : F.M. Swain Jr.
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1999-04-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 008053189X

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The geographic and stratigraphic distribution of fossil nonmarine Ostracoda in the United States are summarized in this book, followed by diagnoses of the subject species, references to literature and 34 plates of illustrations. This work shows the great diversity and usefulness of this interesting class of organisms which are small bivalved aquatic crustaceans that occupy both marine and nonmarine environments. Many are characteristic of estuarine and other tidal habitats, but only a few occupy hypersaline waters. One or two kinds are found in wet soils, or in leaf or flower cups in tropical rain forests. A few live in caves and others are commensal in gills of fish and other aquatic animals. Micropaleontologists have found their shells in many types of sedimentary rocks and have used them for stratigraphic and paleoenvironmental interpretations. Their relatively rapid rates of evolution have made them useful in subsurface stratigraphy and their sensitivity to environmental changes has provided a means of recognizing variations in rock facies. In nonmarine aquatic rocks they are commonly the most easily recoverable microfossils, and have been widely used in petroleum exploration, notably in China, Russia, Brazil and the western United States.

History of Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology Book

History of Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology


  • Author : R. H. Grapes
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 1862392552

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History of Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology Excerpt :

These papers deal with various aspects of the histories of geomorphology and Quaternary geology in different parts of the world. They include: the origin of the term 'Quaternary', histories of ideas and debates relating to aspects of fluvial geomorphology, glacial geomorphology and glaciation, desert dunes and the geology of Australia, peneplains in China, a palaeo-Tokyo Bay in Japan, together with biographies of Charles Cotton, Valerija Čepulytė and Česlovas Pakuckas that highlight their respective contributions to the disciplines of geomorphology and Quaternary geology.

Hearings Book

Hearings


  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1967
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015022384823

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Paleolimnology Book

Paleolimnology


  • Author : Andrew S. Cohen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 540
  • ISBN 10 : 0195350898

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Paleolimnology Excerpt :

This text, written by a leading researcher in the field, describes the origin and formation of lakes in order to give context to the question of how lacustrine deposits form. It explains the process of sedimentation in lakes and the chemistry of those deposits and describes how the age of lake deposits are determined. Additionally, this book shows how different groups of fossils are used in interpreting the paleontological record of lakes. In order to illustrate the more synthetic approaches to interpreting the history of lakes, the author also discusses such special topics as lake-level history, lake evolution, and the impact of environmental change on lakes.

House documents Book

House documents


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1895
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : BSB:BSB11549005

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