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Blodgett, Robert B.; Sralla, Bryan (2008), Professional Paper 1739-E.

A major angular unconformity separates carbonates and shales of the Upper Triassic Kamishak Formation from an underlying unnamed sequence of Permian agglomerate, volcaniclastic rocks (sandstone), and limestone near Puale Bay on the Alaska Peninsula. For the first time, we photographically document...
A Major Unconformity Between Permian and Triassic Strata at Cape Kekurnoi, Alaska Peninsula: Old and New Observations on Stratigraphy and Hydrocarbon Potential

(Released: 2008-05-15)

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Calhoun, Daniel L.; Gregory, M. Brian; Weyers, Holly S. (2008), Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5046.

Benthic algal and invertebrate communities in two Coastal Plain regions of the Eastern United States?the Delmarva Peninsula (27 sites) and Georgia Upper Coastal Plain (29 sites)?were assessed to determine if aspects of agricultural land use and nutrient condit...
Algal and Invertebrate Community Composition along Agricultural Gradients: A Comparative Study from Two Regions of the Eastern United States

(Released: 2008-05-15)

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Klett, T. R. (2008), Fact Sheet 2008-3020.

Four geologic provinces located along the north and east margins of the Siberian craton were assessed for undiscovered crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids/condensates resources as part of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Circum-Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Appraisal. Using a geology-based methodology, the USGS...
Assessment of Undiscovered Petroleum Resources of the North and East Margins of the Siberian Craton, Russian Federation

(Released: 2008-05-15)

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Early on the morning of May 12, 2008 a magnitude-7.9 earthquake rattled eastern Sichuan, China. Dr. Harley Benz, Scientist-in-Charge at the USGS National Earthquake Information Center, fills us in with the details. (After this interview, the USGS changed its report of this earthquake's magnitude from 7.8 to 7.9.)

Host: Scott Horvath
(Mon, 12 May 2008 15:55:24 UTC; Length: 6:12)

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