Geosciences Faculty Publications--2008

1. Refereed Publications

Dekens, P.S., A. C. Ravelo, M. D. McCarthy, and C. A. Edwards, 2008, A 5 million year comparison of Mg/Ca and alkenone paleo-thermometers, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. doi:10.1029/2007GC001931.

Leech, M.L., 2008: Does the Karakoram fault interrupt mid-crustal channel flow in the western Himalaya?, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.10.006

Leech, M.L., Singh, S., and Jain, A.K., 2008, Continuous metamorphic zircon growth and interpretation of U-Pb SHRIMP dating: An example from the western Himalaya: In, Metamorphic conditions along convergent plate junctions: Mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, and tectonics (W.G. Ernst and D. Rumble III, eds.), Geological Society of America International Book Series, 10, 433-448.

Sklar, L.S. and W.E. Dietrich, 2008. Implications of the saltation-abrasion bedrock incision model for steady state river longitudinal profile relief and concavity, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, doi: 10.1002/esp.1689.

Hsu, L., W.E. Dietrich, and L.S. Sklar, 2008.  Experimental study of bedrock incision by granular flows, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 113, F02001, doi:10.1029/2007JF000778.

Wooster, J., S. Dusterhoff, Y. Cui, L.S. Sklar, W.E. Dietrich, and M. Malko, 2008.  Sediment supply and relative grain size distribution effects on fine sediment infiltration into immobile gravels, Water Resources Research, Vol. 44, W03424, doi: 10.1029/2006WR005815.

Cui, Y., J. Wooster, J.G. Venditti, S. Dusterhoff, W.E. Dietrich, and L.S. Sklar, 2008.  Simulating sediment transport in a highly two-dimensional flume: examinations of two one-dimensional numerical models, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 134, No. 7, p. 892-904, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9429(2008)134:7(892).

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

J.A. Battjes, and T.T. Janssen (2008) Random wave breaking models: history and discussion, Proc. 31st Int. Conf. Coast. Eng., Hamburg.

Cornell, M., Leech, M.L., and Lilleodden, E., 2008: Petrologic and crystallographic nature of cuboid graphite from the UHP Maksyutov Complex, Eos Trans., Am. Geophys. Union, 88, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract V41A-2059.

Hassett, W. and Leech, M.L., 2008: U-Pb and trace element data from the Renbu gneiss dome, southeast Tibet, Eos Trans., Am. Geophys. Union, 88, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T33B-2049.

T.T. Janssen and T.H.C. Herbers (2008) Freak waves in the ocean, Proc. 31st Int. Conf. Coast. Eng., Hamburg.

Lackey, Heather Green and Caskey, S. John, Neotectonic Investigation of the Southern Death Valley Fault Zone, San Bernardino County, California, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Annual GSA Meeting, Houston, TX, 2008.

Lackey, H.G., S.J. Caskey, E. Wan, D.B. Wahl, and A.M. Sarna-Wojcicki, New insights on the pluvial history of Lake Manly and tectonic development of Southern Death Valley recorded in Pliocene-to-recent lacustrine stratigraphy, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Cordilleran Section Meeting, p. 81, 2008.

Leech, M.L., 2008: Petrology and structure of the Renbu gneiss dome, southeast Tibet, Eos Trans., Am. Geophys. Union, 88, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T33B-2048.

Leech, M.L., 2008: Does the Karakoram fault interrupt mid-crustal channel flow in the western Himalaya?, Himalayan Journal of Science Extended abstracts, 5, p. 88.

Sklar, L.S., P.J. Polito, B.R. Zygielbaum, and G.C. Collins, 2008, Abrasion susceptibility of ultra-cold water ice: Preliminary measurements of abrasion rate, tensile strength and elastic modulus, in The Science of Solar System Ices (ScSSI): A Cross Disciplinary Workshop, p. 144-145, LPI Contribution No. 1406, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston.

Collins, G.C., L.S. Sklar, B.R. Zygielbaum, and P.J. Polito, 2008, Laboratory investigations relevant to the erosion of ice on Titan, in The Science of Solar System Ices (ScSSI): A Cross Disciplinary Workshop, p. 44-45, LPI Contribution No. 1406, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston.

Perkins, J., L.S. Sklar, K.X. Whipple, K. Nishizumi, and T. Hanks, 2008, Estimating bedrock incision rates using 10Be and 26Al on strath terrace gravels, Bullfrog Creek, Utah, GSA Cordilleran and Rocky Mountain Sections Joint Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 1, p. 81.

Niles, J.H., L.S. Sklar, and B.M. Fuller, 2008, The influence of travertine dam structures on valley morphology at Fossil Creek, Arizona, GSA Cordilleran and Rocky Mountain Sections Joint Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 1, p. 81.

3. Papers Presented at Conferences and Symposia

Janssen, T.T. and T.H.C. Herbers  (2008) Nonlinear wave statistics in a focal zone, oral presentation AGU fall meeting, San Francisco.

Leech, M.L., 2008, Does the Karakoram fault interrupt mid-crustal channel flow in the western Himalaya?, Himalayan Journal of Science Extended abstracts, 5, p. 88.

Monteverdi, J.P., and R. Edwards, 2008: Documentation of the overland reintensification of Tropical Storm Erin over Oklahoma, August 18, 2007. Paper number: P4.6. 24th Conf. Sev. Local Storms, 27-31 October, 2008, Savannah, Georgia

Monteverdi, J.P., E. Polito, M. Gough, R. Bethke, and T. Seddon, 2008: An Analysis of a Prolific Tornado-producing Cyclic Supercell Thunderstorm in Thayer County Nebraska, May 24, 2004. Paper number: P3.1, 24th Conf. Sev. Local Storms, 27-31 October, 2008, Savannah, Georgia.

Polito, Elizabeth, K. Tanner and J. P. Monteverdi, 2008: Assessing middle school and college students' conceptions about tornadoes and other weather phenomena.Paper number: P7.2. 24th Conf. Sev. Local Storms, 27-31 October, 2008, Savannah, Georgia.

Polito, P.J., B.R. Zygielbaum, L.S. Sklar, and G.C. Collins, 2008, Laboratory measurements of resistance to fluvial incision in polycrystalline water-ice under Titan conditions, accepted for presentation at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Houston, October, Paper #148486.

Sanchez M., T.T. Janssen, N. Garfield and R. Bland (2009) Calling of Porichthys Notatus in San Francisco Bay, poster presented at CCLS open house and director's meeting, SFSU.

Sklar, L.S., B.M. Fuller, Z. Compson, K. Adams, J.C. Marks, and A.C. Wilcox, 2008.  Feedbacks between biotic and abiotic processes in a travertine step-pool stream: Implications for a new magnitude-frequency paradigm, presented at the third Meeting of Young Researchers in Earth Science (MYRES III), New Orleans, LA, May.

Trainor L.T., T.H.C. Herbers, T.T. Janssen, A. Garcia-Garcia and P.F. Jessen (2008) Observations of Ocean Surface Wave Damping on a Muddy Continental Shelf - Louisiana MUDEX 2008, poster presentation AGU fall meeting, San Francisco.

 

 

 

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