Faculty Publications--2002

1. Refereed Publications

Grove, K., 2002: Using online homework assignments to implement the learning cycle in large courses for general education: Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 50, n. 5, p. 566-574.

C.M. Hansel, M.J., La Force, S.E. Fendorf and S. Sutton. 2002. Spatial and temporal association of As and Fe species on aquatic plant roots. Environ. Sci Technol. 36:1988-1994.

La Force, M.J., C.M. Hansel, and S.E. Fendorf. 2002. Seasonal transformation of manganese in a Palustrine Emergent Wetland. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 66:1377-1389.

Hanstrum, B. N., Mills, G.A., Watson, A., Monteverdi, J.P., and Doswell, C.A.III, 2002: The cool season tornadoes of California and Australia. Wea. Forecasting, 17, 705-722.

2. Refereed Technical Memoranda, Field Trip Articles, Books and Invited Conference Publications


Bell, J.W., S.J. Caskey, and A.R. Ramelli, 2002: Paleoseismicity along the Fairview fault, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 71-74.

Caskey, S.J., J.W. Bell, D.B., A.R. Ramelli, and S.G. Wesnousky, 2002: Historical surface faulting and paleoseismology of the central Nevada seismic belt, International Quaternary Union (INQUA) Meeting Field Trip Guide, Reno, Nevada, 28 p., 2003.

Bell, J.W., S.J. Caskey, and A.R. Ramelli, Paleoseismicity along the Fairview fault, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 71-74.

Caskey, S.J., J.W. Bell, S.G. Wesnousky, and A.R. Ramelli, Overview of the 1954 Rainbow Mountain-Stillwater earthquake sequence, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 24-33.

Caskey, S.J., S.G. Wesnousky, and D.B. Slemmons, Overview of the 1954 Fairview Peak-Dixie Valley rupture sequence, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 63-67.

Caskey, S.J., Alluvial chronostratigraphy and active faulting at Terrace Creek, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 77-81.

Caskey, S.J., Geological and geophysical evidence for low dip on the Dixie Valley fault: Little Box to Big Box canyons, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 82-89.

Caskey, S.J., Large-scale lateral-spread paleoscarps and Mazama-age lacustrine deposits at Dixie Hot Springs, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 94-99.

Caskey, S.J., A.R. Ramelli, E.W. Ford, C.J. Domrose, G. Schneider, M.W. Goebel, N.W. Smith, T.S. Bidgoli, and A.M. Scherer, Tectonic and isostatic deformation of latest Pleistocene Lake Dixie shorelines, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 100-108.

Caskey, S.J., Age of faulting in the Stillwater gap and lateral-spread-induced contraction along the playa margin, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 109-114.

Ramelli A.R., S.J. Caskey, and J.W. Bell, Paleoseismicity and Lake Lahontan shoreline fluctuations along the Rainbow Mountain fault, in Historical Faulting, Chronostratigraphy, and Paleoseismicity of the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, 2002 Pacific Cell Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip, Caskey, S.J. ed., pp 34-42.

Galehouse, J.S., 2002: Data from theodolite measurements of creep rates on San Francisco Bay region faults, California:1979-2001. U.S.Geol.Surv.Open-File Report 02-225, 94 pp. http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of02-225.

C. Oze, M.J. La Force, C. Wentworth, D.K. Bird and R. Coleman. 2002. Assessing mineral weathering and chromium geochemistry in the Willow Core, Santa Clara County, Ca. United States Geologic Survey Open File Report 2002

M.J. La Force, J. Neiss. 2002. Assessing serpentine soil geochemistry and distribution. Inspiration Point, Presidio, San Francisco, Ca. Open File Report 2002

Hansel, C.M., M.J. LaForce, S.E. Sutton, and S. Fendorf. 2002. Ecosystem
Dynamics of Zinc and Manganese within a Mine-Waste Impacted Wetland. In S. Wood and R. Hellmann (Eds.) “Water-Rock Interactions, Ore Deposits, and Environmental Geochemistry, A Tribute to David A Crerar”, Geochemical Society Special Publication, Geochemical Society of America. 411-454.

3. Papers Presented at Conferences and Symposia

Caskey, S.J., C.J. Domrose, E.W. Ford, M.W. Goebel, N.W. Smith, T.S., Bidgoli, and A.M. Scherer, Tectonic and isostatic deformation of latest Pleistocene pluvial lake shorelines, Dixie Valley, NV, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 32, no. 3., p. A-100, 2002.


Bell, J.W., A.R. Ramelli, J. Caskey, 2002, Uncertainties associated with active faults mapped in the Lake Tahoe basin, AEG News, 45, Program with Abstracts 2002 Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, p. 55.


Bell. J.W., S.J. Caskey, and A.R. Ramelli, 2002, The 1954 Rainbow Mountain fault, central Nevada: another moderate-slip rate fault in the western Basin and Range, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 34, no. 4., p. A-11.

Lutz, S.J. and S.J. Caskey, 2002, Episodic hot spring activity and paleoseismology of the Dixie Valley fault in northern Dixie Valley, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 33, no. 4.

Caskey, S.J.,
S.G. Wesnousky, Neotectonics of the Dixie Valley geothermal field; presented at the U.S. Department of Energy Workshop on Dixie Valley (NV) Geothermal Research at the Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada, June 12, 2002.

Lutz, S. Juch, S.J. Caskey , D.D. Mildenhall , P.R.L. Browne, and S.D. Johnson, Dating sinter deposits in northern Dixie Valley, Nevada - the paleoseismic record and implications for the Dixie Valley geothermal system, Proceedings, Twenty-Seventh Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 28-30, 2002, SGP-TR-171.

Dempsey, D., 2002: An Example of a NOVA Course: GEOL/METR 310, Planetary Climate Change, NASA-NOVA Program Workshop, NASA-Ames, Mountain View, CA

Dempsey, D., 2002: Modeling the Effects of Mountain Waves on Polar Stratospheric Clouds. NASA-ASEE Faculty Fellowship Program, NASA-Ames, Mountain View, CA.

Grove, K., 2002, Point Reyes National Seashore: a creation of the San Andreas fault and coastal uplift: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, n. 5, p. A-21.

Bidgoli*, T., and GROVE, K., 2002, Determining uplift rates and patterns from Quaternary marine terraces of the Point Reyes Peninsula, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, n. 5, p. A-27.

White, L.D., Grove, K., LaForce, M.,J., Pestrong, R., Dempsey, D.P., Garcia, O., and Garfield, N., 2002, SF-ROCKS: Reaching out to communities and kids with Science in San Francisco: EOS Trans. AGU, v. 83, no. 47, p. F339.

M.J. LaForce, and J. Neiss, and C. Domrose. 2002. Geochemical properties of three serpentine soils: Presidio, Ca. Western Soil Science Society of America Abstract and Programs. Fort Collins, CO 19.

Jim Neiss, M.J. LaForce, and C. Domrose. 2002. Influences of non native plants on the geochemical influences of a serpentinite soil. Presidio, San Francisco, Ca. Geological Society of America. Geologic Society of America Abstract and Programs. Corvallis, OR. A-25. (pdf)

Erdmann Rogge and Matthew J. La Force. 2002. Hydrostratigraphy of the Westside Groundwater Basin, San Francisco and San Mateo Counties, California American Geophysical Union. San Francisco California (pdf)

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