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Field Camp Library Holdings

Here is a list of articles and other resources in the field camp library. This covers much of the work done on the geology in the Mitchell area. It is a good place to start.

Geology Field Station Library List of Holdings (numbered in order of receipt)

(Revised 1998 EMT, JHD)

The OSU Field Camp Library has been contributing assembled by many field camp alumni and faculty. If, in the future, you are in a position to donate suitable material to this collection, please remember us.

Periodic Literature

1-a, b, c Oles & Enlows, 1971, Bedrock geology of the Mitchell Quad.: DOGAMI Bull. 72, 62p.

2-a Lindsley, D.W., and Others, 1970, Petrography and mineral chemistry of a differentiated flow of Picture Gorge basalt near Spray, Oregon: Geophysical Lab Annual Report.

3-a, b Taylor, E.M., 1981, A mafic dike system in the vicinity of Mitchell, Oregon and its bearing on the timing of Clarno-John Day volcanism and early Oligocene deformation in central Oregon: Oregon Geol., v. 43, no. 8.

4-a, b Swanson, D., 1969, Lawsonite Blueschist from North-Central Oregon: USGS Prof. Paper 650B, p. 8-11 (also, Holtz, Lanphere and Swanson, Geology, 725, p. 659).

5-a, b Enlows and Parker, 1972, Geochronology of the Clarno igneous activity in the Mitchell Quadrangle, Wheeler Co., Oregon: DOGAMI ORE-BIN, v. 34, p. 104-110.

6-a, b Wilkinson, W.D., and Oles, K.F., 1968, Stratigraphy and paleoenvironments of Cretaceous rocks, Mitchell Quadrangle, Oregon: AAPG Bull., v. 52, p. 129-161.

7-a, b Oles, K.F., 1973, Hudspeth and Gable Creek Formations: DOGAMI Bull. 77.

8-a, b Noblett, J., 1981, Subduction-related origin of the volcanic rocks of the Eocene Clarno Formation near Cherry Creek, Oregon: Oregon Geology, v. 43, no. 7.

9-a, b Manchester, S.R., 1981, Fossil plants of the Eocene Clarno Nut beds, Oregon Geology, v. 43, no. 6, p. 82-85.

11-a, b Thayer, T., and Brown, 1964, Pre-Tertiary orogenic and plutonic intrusive activity in central and northeastern Oregon: Geol. Soc. America, Bull. v. 75, p. 1255-1262.

12-a, b Thayer, T., 1956, Some relations of later Tertiary volcanology and structure in eastern Oregon: Internat. Geol. Congress, 20th, Mexico, p. 231-245.

13-a to h Thayer, T., 1977, The Geologic setting of the John Day Country, Grant County, Oregon: USGS Special Pub.

14-a, b Mullen E.D., and Sarewitz, 1983, Paleozoic and Triassic terranes of the Blue Mountains, northeast Oregon: Oregon Geology, v. 45, nos. 6 and 7.

15-a Retallack, G., 1981, Preliminary observations on fossil soils in the Clarno Formation (Eocene to early Oligocene) near Clarno, Oregon: Oregon Geology, v. 43, no. 11.

16-a, b Miall, 1980, Deltas.

17-a, b Walker, 1980, Turbidites and associated course clastic deposits.

18-a, b Kleinhans, L., and Others, 1984, A Paleogeographic reinterpretation of some middle Cretaceous units, north-central Oregon, SEPM Pacific Sec. v. 42, p. 239-257.

19-a, b Walker, 1975, Generalized facies models for resedimented conglomarates of turbidite association: Geol. Soc. America, Bulletin v. 86, p. 737-748.

20-a, b Rogers and Evans, 1977, The Clarno Formation of central Oregon, U.S.A.-Volcanism on a thin crustal margin: Earth & Planetary Sci. Letters, v. 34, p. 56-66.

21-a, b Swanson, D., and Wright, 1981, Guide to geologic field trip between Lewiston, Idaho and Kimberly, Oregon, emphasizing the Columbia River Basalt Group: USGS Circular 838, p. 1-14.

22-a, b Taylor, 1981, Central High Cascade roadside geology, Bend, Sisters, McKenzie Pass and Santiam Pass, Oregon: USGS Circular 838, p. 5-58.

23-a, b Robinson and Brem, 1981, Guide to geologic field trip between Kimberly and Bend, Oregon with emphasis on the John Day Formation: USGS Circular, p. 29-54.

24-a, b Smith and Priest, 1983, Field trip guide to the central Oregon Cascades: Oregon Geology, v. 45, nos. 11 and 12.

25-a Fruchter and Baldwin, 1975, Relation between dikes of the Monument swarm, central Oregon and Picture Gorge basalt flows: GSA Bull., v. 86, p. 514-516.

26-a, b Potter and Others, 1980, Chapter 2, "Sedimentology of Shale", Springer-Verlag.

27-a, b Rogers, 1966, Coincidence of structural and topographic highs during post-Clarno time in north-central Oregon: AAPG Bull., v. 50, p. 390-396.

28-a, b Robinson, P.T., 1969, High-titania, Alkali-olivine basalts of north-central Oregon, U.S.A.: Contrib. to Min. & Petrology, v. 22, p. 349-360.

29-a, b Peck, D., 1961, John Day Formation near Ashwood, north-central Oregon: USGS Prof. Paper 424-D, p. 153-156.

30-a, b Walker, 1970, Cenozoic ash-flow tuffs of Oregon: DOGAMI ORE_BIN, v. 32, no. 6, p. 97-112.

31-a, b Lawrence, R.D., 1976, Strike-slip faulting terminates the Basin and Range province in Oregon: Geol. Soc. America Bull., v. 87, p. 846-850.

32-a, b Lawrence, 1979, Tectonic significance of regional jointing in Columbia River Basalt, north-central Oregon: Northwest Science, v. 53, no. 1, p. 33-42.

33-a, b Aalto and Dott, 1970, Late Mesozoic conglomerate flysch in southwestern Oregon, and the problem of transport of coarse gravel in deep water: GA Canada, Sp. Paper 7, p. 53-65.

34-a, b Danner, 1970, Western Cordilleran flysch sedimentation S.W. British Columbia, Canada and Northwestern Washington and Central Oregon, U.S.A.: Geol. Assoc. Canada, Sp. Paper 7, p. 37-51.

35-a, b Walker and Mutti, 1973, Turbidite facies and facies associates: SEPM Pacific Section Shortcourse, Part IV, p. 119-157.

36-a, b Brooks, 1979, Plate tectonics and the geologic history of the Blue Mountains: Oregon Geology, v. 41, p. 71-80.

37-a, b Robyn and Hoover, 1982, Late Cenozoic deformation and volcanism in the Blue Mountains of central Oregon: microplate intersections: Geology, v. 10, p. 572-576.

38-a Fox, 1983, Melanges and their bearing on subduction-W. North Americ: USGS Prof. Paper 1198.

39-a Miller and Shotwell, 1972, Journal of 1st trip of Univ. of California to John Day beds: Bull. 19 of U. of O. Museum of Nat. Hist.

40-a, b, c Enlows, 1976, Petrography of the Rattlesnake Formation at the type area, central Oregon: DOGAMI Short Paper 25.

41-a Fritz and Harrison, 1985, Early Tertiary volcaniclastic deposits of the northern Rocky Mountains: SEPM Rocky Mountain Section, Can. Paleogeog., p. 383-402.

42-a Hergert, 1961, Plant fossils in the Clarno Formation, Oregon: DOGAMI ORE-BIN, v. 23, no. 6, p. 55-62.

43-a Thompson, Yett, and Green, 1984, Subsurface stratigraphy of the Ochoco Basin, Oregon: DOGAMI Oil and Gas Inv., no. 8, p. 1-22.

44 Jones, Murphy, and Packard, 1965, Lower Cretaceous ammnoite fauna: U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper 503-F, p. 1-20.

45-a-c Dobell, Joseph P., 1948, Geology of the Antone District of Wheeler County, Oregon: [M.S. Thesis]: Oregon State Univ., 102p.

46 Robinson, Paul T., 1987, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, OR: Painted Hills unit: GSA Centennial Field Guide, Cordilleran Section, p. 317-320.

47-a-d Smith, Gary A., 1991, A field guide to depositional processes and facies geometry of Neogene continental volcaniclastic rocks, Deschutes Basin, central Oregon: Oregon Geology, v. 53, p. 3-19.

48-a, b Kleinhaus, Lewis C., 1987, The Cretaceous rocks of the Mithcell Inlier, north central Oregon, field trip guidebook: Northwest Petroleum Association, Spring Symposium, 30p.

49 Bestland, E., Retallack, G.S., and Fremd, T., 1994, Sequence stratigraphy of the Eocene-Oligocene transition: examples from the non-marine volcanically influenced John Day Basin: in Swanson, D. A., and Haugerud, R.A., eds., Geologic field trips in the Pacific Northwest: Seattle, Washington, 1994 Geol. Soc. America Ann. Mtg., p. 1A-19A.

50-a-c McIntosh, W.C., Manchester, S.R., and Meyer, H.W., 1997, Age of plant-bearing tuffs of the John Day Formation at Fossil, Oregon, based on Ar-40/Ar-39 single-crystal dating: Oregon Geology, v. 59, p. 2-5, 20.

51-a-c Streckeisen (IUGS), 1973, Plutonic rocks, classification and nomenclature recommended by the IUGS subcommission on the Systemics of Igneous Rocks: Geotimes, October, 1973, p. 26-30.

52 Pearcy, L.G., DeBari, S.M., and Sleep, N.H., 1990, Mass balance for two sections of island arc crust and implications from the formation of continents: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 96, p. 427-442.

53-a, b Leeman, W.P., Avé Lallemant, H.G., Gerlach, D.C., Sutter, J.F., and Arculus, R.J., 1994, Petrology of the Canyon Mountain Complex, eastern Oregon: in Vallier, T.C., ed., Petrology and tectonic evolution of pre-Tertiary rocks, Blue Mountain Region, USGS Prof. Paper ?, p. 1-43.

54-a-c Bishop, Ellen M., 1994, Mafic and ultramafic rocks of the Baker Terrane, eastern Oregon, and their implications for terrane origin: in Vallier, T.C., ed., Petrology and tectonic evolution of pre-Tertiary rocks, Blue Mountain Region, USGS Prof. Paper ?, p. 221-245.

55 Walker, Nicholas W., 1994, Tectonic implications of U-Pb zircon ages of the Canyon Mountain Complex, Sparta Complex, and related metaplutonic rocks of the Baker Terrane, northeastern Oregon: in Vallier, T.C., ed., Petrology and tectonic evolution of pre-Tertiary rocks, Blue Mountain Region, USGS Prof. Paper ?, p. 247-269.

56-a, b Bestand, E.A., Retallack, G.J., Rice, A.E., and Mindszenty, A., Late Eocene detrital laterites in central Oregon: Mass balance geochemistry, depositional setting, and landscape evolution: Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., v. 108, p. 285-302.

57 Getahun, A., and Retallack, G.J., 1991, Early Oligocene paleo-environment of a paleosol from the lower part of the John Day Formation, near Clarno, Oregon: Oregon Geology, v. 53, p. 131-136.

58 Swisher, C.C., and Prothero, D.R., 1990, Single-crystal 40 Ar/39 Ar dating of the Eocene-Oligocene transition in North America: Science, v. 249, p. 760-762.

59 McIntosh, W.C., Manchester, S.R., and Meyer, H.W., 1997, Age of fossil plant-bearing tuffs of the John Day Formation at Fossil, Oregon, based on 40 Ar/39Ar single crystal dating: Oregon Geology, v. 59, p. 3-5, and 20.

60-a, b Manchester, S.R., 1995, Yes, we had bananas: Oregon Geology, v. 57, p. 41-43.

61-a, b Retallack, G.J. and Fremd, T.J., 1996, Reconstructions of Eocene and Oligocene plants and animals of central Oregon: Oregon Geology, v. 58, p. 51-69.

62-a, b Blome, C.D., and Nestell, M.K., 1992, Field guide to the geology and paleontology of pre-Tertiary volcanic arc and mélange rocks, Grindstone, Izee and Baker terranes, east-central Oregon: Oregon Geology, v. 54 p. 123-141.

Textbooks and Bulletins

100 Hyndman, 1972, Petrology of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks. McGraw-Hill. (Taylor copy)

102-a, b, c Krumbein & Sloss, 1951, Stratigraphy and Sedimentation. W.H. Freeman & Company.

103 Compton, 1962, Manual of Field Geology, John Wiley.

104-a, b Baldwin, 1981, Geology of Oregon. Kendall/Hunt.

105-a, b Ray, 1960, Aerial Photographs in Geologic Interpretation and Mapping. USGS Prof. Paper 373.

106 Gouldie, 1981, Geomorphological Techniques. Allen & Unwin, London.

107-a, b Tucker, 1982, The Field Description of Sedimentary Rocks. Halsted Press.

108 Frey, 1984, The Field Description of Metamorphic Rocks. Halsted Press.

109 Allen, 1970, Physical Processes of Sedimentation. Allen and Unwin Press.

110 Ahmed & Almond, 1983, Field Mapping for Geology Students. Allen & Unwin Press.

111-a, b Blatt, 1982, Sedimentary Petrology. W.H. Freeman.

112 Moseley, 1981, Methods in Field Geology. W.H. Freeman.

113 Davis, 1984, Structural Geology. Wiley & Co.

114 Barnes, 1981, Basic Geological Mapping. Halsted Press.

115-a, b, c Dietrich & Skinner, Rocks and Rock Minerals. Wiley & Sons.

116-a, b, c Selley, 1970, Ancient Sedimentary Environments. Cornell University Press.

117 Barker, 1983, Igneous Rocks. Prentice-Hall.

118 Thorpe & Brown, 1985, The Field Description of Igneous Rocks. John Wiley.

119 Pettijohn & Potter, 1964, Atlas and Glossary of Primary Sedimentary Structures. Springer-Verlag.

120 Bouma & Brouwer, 1964, Turbidites. Elsevier.

121 Lahee, 1953, Field Geology. McGraw-Hill.

122 Tennissen, 1983, Nature of Earth Materials. Prentice-Hall.

123 Kay & Colbert, 1965, Stratigraphy and Life History. John Wiley.

124 Carozzi (editor), 1975, Sedimentary Rocks. Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross.

125 Hill, 1963, Elements of Structural Geology. John Wiley.

126 Darrah, 1960, Paleobotany. Ronald Press.

127-a, b Pettijohn, 1975, Sedimentary Rocks. Harper & Row.

128 Easterbrook, 1969, Principles of Geomorphology. McGraw-Hill.

129 Davis, 1983, Depositional Systems. Prentice Hall.

130 Blatt, Middleton & Murray, 1980, Origin of Sedimentary Rocks. Prentice-Hall.

131 Cowen & Lipps, 1975, Controversies in the Earth Sciences. West Pub. Co.

132 Ehlers & Blatt, 1980, Petrology. W.H. Freeman.

133 MacDonald, 1972, Volcanoes. Prentice-Hall.

134 Jackson, 1970, Textbook of Lithology. McGraw-Hill.

135 Potter & Pettijohn, 1963, Paleocurrents and Basin Analysis. Academic Press.

136 Clark & Stearn, 1960, The Geological Evolution of North America. Ronald Press.

137 Dunbar & Waage, 1969, Historical Geology. John Wiley.

138 Press & Siever, 1974, Earth. W.H. Freeman.

139 Orr & Orr, 1981, Handbook of Oregon Plant and Animal Fossils.

140 Harbaugh, 1969, Stratigraphy and Geologic Time. Brown & Co.

141 Clarck, 1969, Fossils, Paleontology and Evolution. Brown & Co.

142 Gillen, 1982, Metamorphic Geology. Allen & Unwin.

143 Wilson, 1982, Introduction to Small-Scale Geological Structures. Allen & Unwin.

144 Mason, 1978, Petrology of the Metamorphic Rocks. Allen & Unwin.

145 MacFall & Wollin, 1972, Fossils for Amateurs. Van Nostrand.

146 Decker & Decker. 1981, Volcanoes. W.H. Freeman.

147 Roberts, 1982, Geological Maps and Structures. Pergamon Press.

148-a, b, c Cloud, 1970, Adventures in Earth History. W.H. Freeman.

149 Johnston & Nolan, 1981, Volcanic Terranes in Wash., Idaho, Ore, and No. Cal. USGS Circ. #838.

150-a, b Field Trips in W. ore. and SW Wash., 1980, DOGAMI Bull. 101.

151-a, b Field Trips in Northern Oregon and Southern Wash., 1973, DOGAMI Bull. 77.

152 Fisher, 1966, Geol. of a Miocene Ignimbrite Layer, John Day Fm. Central Ore. U. of Cal.

153-a, b Williams, 1962, Ancient Volcanoes of Oregon.

154 AveLallement, 1976, Structure of the Canyon Mountain Ophiolite Complex. GSA Sp. Paper 173.

155 Dickinson & Vigrass, 1965, Geology of the Suplee-Isee Area. DOGAMI Bull. 58.

156 Beerbower, 1960, Search for the Past. Prentice-Hall.

157 Naup & Stanley, 1971, Principles of Paleontology. Freeman.

158 Ernst, 1969, Earth Materials. Prentice-Hall.

159 Cowen, 1976, History of Life. McGraw-Hill.

160 Laporte, 1968, Ancient Environments. Prentice-Hall.

161 McAlester, 1968, The History of Life. Prentice-Hall.

162 Berry, 1968, Growth of a Prehistoric Time Scale. Freeman & Co.

163 Sharp, 1960, Glaciers.

164-a, b White, 1962, Study of the Earth. Prentice-Hall.

165 Campbell, 1980, John Day River.

166 McClay, 1987, The Mapping of Geological Structures. Wiley.

167 Vallier & Brooks, 1986, Geology of the Blue Mountains Region of Oregon, Idaho and Washington: USGS Prof. Paper 1435.

168 Lisle, R.J., 1988, Geological Structures and Maps.

169 Compton, Robert R., 1985, Geology in the Field. Wiley.

170 Agor, Derek V., 1981, The Nature of the Stratigraphical Record, MacMillon Press.

171 Allison, Iva S., Black, Dennison, Fahnestock, White, 1974, Geology: The Science of a Changing Earth. McGraw-Hill Book Company.

172 White, 1962, Study of the Earth: Readings in Geological Science, Prentice-Hill Int.

173 Gutenberg, B., 1951, Internal Constitution of the Earth, Dover Publ.

174 Academy of Science, 1986, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. 22.

175 Leet and Leet, 1961, The World of Geology, McGraw-Hill.

176 Eicher, 1968, Geologic Time, Foundations of Earth Science Services.

177 Kesler, 1976, Our Finite Mineral Resources, McGraw-Hill.

178 Oakesshott, 1976, Volcancoes and Earthquakes: Geologic Violence, McGraw-Hill.

179 Bolt, 1978, Earthquakes, A Primer, Freeman Comp.

180 Moseley, 1981, Methods in Field Geology, Freeman Comp.

181 Fleisher, 1975, Geology of Selected National Parks and Monuments, Vendally Hunt.

182 Tarling, 1975, Continental Drift, Anchor Press/Double Day.

183 Foster, 1966, Geology, Merrill Books.

184 Bowen, 1956, Evolution of Igneous Rocks, Dover Publication.

185 Adams, 1938, The Birth and Development of the Geological Sciences, Dover.

186 Marisawa, 1968, Streams, McGraw-Hill.

187 Coker, 1954, This Great and Wide Sea, North Carolina.

188 Cheridan, 1971, Guide book to the Quaternary Geology of the East-Central Sierra Nevada , Lebeau Printing Co.


189-a-e Peet, 1976, The Sportman's Altimeter/Barometer, Peet Bros. Co.

Published Geologic Maps

  1. Brown & Thayer, 1966, Geologic map of the Canyon City quadrangle, northeastern Oregon: USGS Map I-447, Scale 1:250,000.
  2. Brown & Thayer, 1966, Geologic map of the Mount Vernon quadrangle, Grant County, Oregon: USGS map GQ-548.
  3. Brown & Thayer, 1977, Geologic map of Pre-Tertiary rocks in the east Aldrich Mountains and adjacent areas to the south, Grant County, Oregon: USGS Map I-1021.
  4. Newcomb, 1970, Tectonic structure of the main part of the basalt of the Columbia River Group, Washington, Oregon and Idaho: USGS Map I-587.
  5. Oles and Enlows, 1971, Geologic map of Mitchell Quad from DOGAMI Bull. 72.
  6. Pardee, 1941, Preliminary geologic map of the Sumpter quadrangle, Oregon: USGS-DOGAMI.
  7. Robinson, 1975, Reconnaissance geologic map of the John Day Foundation in the southwestern part of the Blue Mountains and adjacent areas, north-central Oregon: USGS Map I-872, Scale 1:125,000.
  8. Swanson, 1969, Reconnaissance map of the east half of the Bend quadrangle, Crook, Wheeler, Jefferson, Wasco and Deschutes, Oregon: USGS Map I-568, Scale 1:250,000.
  9. Thayer, T.P., 1965, Preliminary Geologic map of the John Day quadrangle, OR: USGS MF 51.
  10. Thayer & Brown, 1966, Geol. Map of the Aldrich Mtn. Quad. USGS Map GQ-438.
  11. Thompson and others, 1984, maps and charts to accompany "Subsurface Stratigraphy of the Ochoco Basin."
  12. Walker, 1977, Geologic map of Oregon east of the 121st Meridian: USGS Map I-902, Scale 1:500,000.
  13. G.W. Walker, and N.S.Macleod, 1991, Geologic Map of Oregon, U.S. Geological Survey, Scale 1:500,000.
  14. Waters, 1968, Reconn. Geol. Map of the Post Quad. USGS Map I-542.