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Honduras Geology (updated 7/17/2000)

Recent Publications in Honduran and Central American Geosciences

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7/17/99
Abratis, Michael "JW" (Univ. Goettingen, Geochem. Inst., D-37077 Gottingen, Federal Republic of Germany) and Woerner, Gerhard. Geochemical evidence for a slab window beneath SE Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Referate der Vortraege und Poster 76. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft im Rahmen der GeoBerlin 98 (Maresch, W. V., editor), Berichte der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 1998(1), p. 43, 1998. Meeting: Oct. 6-9, 1998, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany.

Avenda€o, J. (Instituto De Historia Natural, Paleontologia, Calzada Cerro Hueco S/n, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas,, ???); Pimentel, F. and Couti€o, M. Cretaceous vertebrates from Chiapas, southern Mexico [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 33rd annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 31(1), p. 2, February 1999. Meeting: Mar. 15 - 16, 1999, Lubbock, TX.

Battista, Brad M. (Univ Of Southern Mississippi, Marine Sci, Bldg 1103, Rm 102, Stennis Space Center, MS) and Lowrie, Allen. Seismic velocity anomalies/tectonic implications along subduction zone of Guatemala Basin [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 33rd annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 31(1), p. 2, February 1999. Meeting: Mar. 15 - 16, 1999, Lubbock, TX.

Beach, Timothy (Georgetown University, Program in Science, Technology, and International Affairs, Washington, DC). Soil catenas, tropical deforestation, and ancient and contemporary soil erosion in the Peten, Guatemala: Physical Geography, 19(5), p. 378-405, illus. incl. 6 tables, sketch map, 79 ref., October 1998.

Borne, Pamela Frances. Pliocene and Pleistocene marine Ostracoda of the Limon Basin, Costa Rica; a record of paleoenvironmental change: 289 p., Doctoral, 1998, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Available from: Univ. Microfilms.

Bravo-Cuevas, V. M. (Paleontologia, Inst. Geologia, Mexico). Evolutionary and biogeographic implications of  Miocene horses from Oaxaca State, southeastern Mexico [abstr.]: in Abstracts of papers; Fifty-eighth annual  meeting Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort (Gillette, David, chairperson), Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18(3, SUPPL.), p. 29, September 15, 1998. Meeting: September 30-October 3, 1998, Snowbird, UT.

Burgette, R. J. (Whitman College, Geology/geoscience Dept., 200 Boyer, Walla Walla, WA); Shearer, M. T.; Gardner, T. W.; Protti, M.; Marshall, J. S. and Merritts, D. J. Holocene deformation in response to subducting seamounts, southern peninsula de nicoya, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Section, 33rd annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 31(4), p. 6, March 1999. Meeting: Apr. 8 - 10, 1999, Pocatello, ID.

Castaneda, Oscar E. Landslide risk mapping in the Zunil area, Guatemala: illus., Master's, September 1998, SUNY at Buffalo, Amherst, NY.

Cheetham, Alan H. (Smithsonian Institution, Department of Paleobiology, Washington, DC) and Jackson, Jeremy B. C. The fossil record of cheilostome Bryozoa in the Neogene and Quaternary of tropical America; adequacy for phylogenetic and evolutionary studies: in The adequacy of the fossil record (Donovan, Stephen K., editor; et al.), John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, United Kingdom, p. 227-242, illus. incl. 3 tables, 32 ref., 1998.

Cooke, M. J. (Trinity Univ, Geology/geoscience Dept., 715 Stadium Dr, San Antonio, TX); Gardner, T. W.; Marshall, J. S. and Merritts, D. J. Forearc deformation in response to subducting seamounts, peninsula de nicoya, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 33rd annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 31(1), p. 5, February 1999. Meeting: Mar. 15 - 16, 1999, Lubbock, TX.

Cros, Pierre (Universite Pierre et Marie Curie et CNRS, Departement de Geologie Sedimentaire, Paris, France);  Michaud, Francois; Fourcade, Eric and Fleury, Jean-Jacques. Sedimentological evolution of the Cretaceous  carbonate platform of Chiapas, Mexico: Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 11(4), p. 311-332, illus. incl. strat. cols., 1 plate, geol. sketch maps, 31 ref., July 1998.

Cunningham, Andrew David. Neogene evolution of the Pedro Channel carbonate system, northern Nicaragua Rise: 859 p., Doctoral, 1998, Rice University, Houston, TX. Available from: Univ. Microfilms

Cunningham, Andrew D. (Amoco Exploration & Production, Houston, TX) and Droxler, Andre W. Neogene evolution of the pedro channel carbonate system, northern Nicaragua Rise [abstr.]: in American Association  of Petroleum Geologists 1999 annual meeting, Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts - American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1999, 1999. Meeting: Apr. 11 - 14, 1999, San Antonio, TX.

de Groot, Nicolaas (Water Center of the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean, Panama, Panama) and Bakkum, Antonius. CATHALAC; coordinated research on hydrological processes in the humid tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean: in Proceedings, Third Internal Symposium on Tropical Hydrology and Fifth Caribbean Islands Water Resources Congress (Segarra-Garcia, Rafael I., editor), American Water Resources Association Technical Publication Series TPS, TPS(98-2), p. 99-104, illus. incl. sketch map, 3 ref., July 1998. Meeting: Tropical hydrology and Caribean Water Resources, July 16, 1998, San Juan, PR.

Detrick, Robert S. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole, MA); Toomey, Douglas R. and Collins, John A. Three-dimensional upper crustal heterogenity and anisotropy around Hole 504B from seismic tomography: Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, 103(12), p. 30,485-30,504, illus. incl. 3 tables, sketch map, 45 ref., December 10, 1998

Dominguez Alonso, P. (CSIC, Inst. Geol. Econ., Madrid, Spain) and Coca Abia, M. M. Nidos de avispas minadoras en el Mioceno de Tegucigalpa (Honduras, America Central) [Nests of borer wasps in the Miocene of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Central America]: Coloquios de Paleontologia, 49, p. 93-114, block diag., 9 plates, geol. sketch maps, 28 ref., 1998.

Druffel, Ellen R. M. (University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA); Griffin, Sheila; Honjo, Susumu and Manganini,  Steven J. Evidence of old carbon in the deepwater column of the Panama Basin from natural radiocarbon:  Geophysical Research Letters, 25(10), p. 1733-1736, illus. incl. 1 table, geol. sketch map, 23 ref., May 15, 1998.

Duni, Megan (University of Vermont, Department of Geology, Burlington, VT). Sediment characterization of Roatan Islandis reefs and beaches, pre-Hurricane Mitch, Bay Islands, Honduras [abstr.]: in The Vermont Geological Society's spring meeting, The Green Mountain Geologist, 26(2), p. 6, 1999. Meeting: April 17, 1999, Burlington, VT.

Ericksen, Polly Joanna. An evaluation of the sustainability of land management in a hillside agroecosystem in central Honduras: 219 p., Doctoral, 1998, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. Available from: Univ. Microfilms.

Esker, Dominic. The interplay between tectonics and eustasy in a modern mixed carbonate-siliciclastic system; Southern Belize Lagoon: 281 p., Doctoral, 1998, University of Miami, Miami, FL. Available from:  Univ. Microfilms.

Eventov. Leonid and George V. Chilingar. Petroleum potential of Nicaragua, Honduras greater than in Jamaica. p 81-84, World Oil, May 1999.

Gischler, Eberhard (Geologisch-Palaontologisches Institut, Universitat Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany) and Lomando, Anthony J. Recent sedimentary facies of isolated carbonate platforms, belize-yucatan system, Central America: Journal of Sedimentary Research, 69(3), p. 747-763, May 1999.

Graefe, Kirsten (Institut fuer Geologie und Palaeontologie, Tubingen, Federal Republic of Germany). Exhumation  and thermal evolution of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Costa Rica); constraints from fission track analysis,  40Ar-39Ar, and 87Rb-87Sr chronology [abstr.]: Tuebinger Geowissenschaftliche Arbeiten. Reihe A, Geologie, Palaeontologie, Stratigraphie, 39, 113 p. (German, Spanish sum.), illus. incl. 6 tables, geol. sketch maps, 131 ref., 1998. Includes appendices.

Guendel, F. (Univ. Nac., Observ. Vulcanol. Sismolog., Heredia, Costa Rica) and Protti, M. Sismicidad y sismotectonica de america central: FISICA DE LA TIERRA, 10, p. 19-51 (English sum.), 2 tables, 39 ref., 1998.

Haberyan, Kurt A. (Northwest Missouri State University, Department of Biology, Maryville, MO) and Horn, Sally P. A 10,000 year diatom record from a glacial lake in Costa Rica: Mountain Research and Development, 19(1), p. 63-68, illus. incl. 1 table, geol. sketch map, 31 ref., February 1999.

Herrstrom, Eileen Anderson. Changes in the histories of magmas and their sources along the Central American Arc implied by uranium-series nuclide and trace element abundances: 132 p., Doctoral, 1998, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Available from: Univ. Microfilms.

Jimenez-Hidalgo, E. (UNAM, Inst. Geologia, Mexico, Mexico). First record of Synthetoceras (Tyloopoda,  Protoceratidae) from Oaxaca, southeastern Mexico [abstr.]: in Abstracts of papers; Fifty-eighth annual meeting Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort (Gillette, David, chairperson), Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18(3, SUPPL.), p. 54, September 15, 1998. Meeting: September 30-October 3, 1998, Snowbird, UT.

Johnson, Craig A. (U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 963, Denver, Colorado 80225) and Harlow, George E. Guatemala jadeitites and albitites were formed by deuterium-rich serpentinizing fluids deep within a subduction zone: Geology (Boulder), 27(7), p. 629-632, 1 figure, 1 table, July 1999.

Mende, A. (Univ. Stuttgart, Inst. Geol. Paleontol., Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany); Krawinkel, H. and Seyfried, H. Sedimentary evolution of a Late Cretaceous to Miocene/Pliocene backarc basin (Baja Talamanca-Bocas del Toro Trough, Costa Rica/Panama) [abstr.]: in 15th international sedimentological congress; abstracts (Canaveras, J. C.; et al.), Univ. Alicante, Alicante, Spain, p. 551, 1998. Meeting: 15th international sedimentological congress, 1998, Alicante, Spain.

Meschede, Martin (University of Tuebingen, Institute of Geology, Tuebingen, Federal Republic of Germany); Barckhausen, Udo and Worm, Horst-Ulrich. Extinct spreading on the Cocos Ridge: Terra Nova. The European Journal of Geosciences, 10(4), p. 211-216, 31 ref., August 1998.

Meschede, M. (Univ. Tuebingen, Inst. Geol. Palaeontol., Tubingen, Federal Republic of Germany). The impossible Galapagos connection; geometric constraints for a near-American origin of the Caribbean plate: Geologische Rundschau, 87(2), p. 200-205, illus. incl. geol. sketch maps, 60 ref., 1998.

Pease, Robert B. (Placer Dome Exploration, 1055 Dunsmuir St, Suite 1600, Vancouver, Bc V7x 1p1, ???). The cerro crucitas deposit, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section, 95th annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 31(6), p. 85, May 1999. Meeting: June 2 - 4, 1999, Berkeley, CA.

Pecher, L. A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA); Ranero, C. R. and von Huene, R. BSRs offshore Costa Rica [abstr.]: in 23rd general assembly of the European Geophysical Society; Part 1, So ciety symposia, solid Earth geophysics and geodesy, Annales Geophysicae (1988), 16, SUPPL.1, p. 298, 1998. Meeting: April 20-24, 1998, Nice, France.

Perrilliat, M. C. (Unam Ciudad Universitaria, Instituto De Geologia, Mexico D.f., C.p. 04510,, ???) and Avenda€o, J. Middle Eocene giant snails from Chiapas (southern Mexico) and their paleobiogeographic implications [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 33rd annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 31(1), p. 32, February 1999. Meeting: Mar. 15 - 16, 1999, Lubbock, TX.

Pratt, Timothy. In the wake of a disaster; GIS helps countries hit by Hurricane Mitch to rebuild and prepare for future catastrophes: Geo World, 12(2), p. 45-46, 48, illus. incl. sketch map, February 1999.

Proffitt, C. E. (U. S. Geological Survey/BRD, Lafayette, LA). Preliminary assessment of Hurricane Mitch damage in Honduras [abstr.]: in Gulf Estuarine Research Society; spring 1999 meeting, Gulf Research Reports, 11, p. 75-76, March 1999. (Abstracts submitted after 5th Jan. will be attached to these abstracts and both will be accompanied by a completed meeting schedule). Meeting: Meeting jointly held with Benthic Ecology meeting;, March 26, 1999, Baton Rouge, LA.

Rosenheim, Brad E. (Univ Of Vt, Geology/geoscience Dept., Perkins Bldg, Burlington, VT); Mehrtens, Charlotte; Lini, Andrea and Young, Robert S. Freshwater dilution observed in stable oxygen isotope record of scleractinian coral, montastera annularis: roatan, Honduras [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 33rd annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 31(2), p. 64, March 1999. Meeting: Mar. 22 - 24, 1999, Providence, RI.

Sallares, V. (CSIC, Department of Geophysics, Barcelona, Spain); Danobeitia, J. J.; Flueh, E. R. and Leandro, G.  Seismic velocity structure across the middle American landbridge in northern Costa Rica: in Lithospheric  structure and seismicity at convergent margins (Flueh, E., editor; et al.), Journal of Geodynamics, 27(3), p. 327-344, illus. incl. 2 tables, geol. sketch map, sects., 56 ref., April 1999. Meeting: Lithospheric Structure and seismicity a Convergent Margins, April 21-22, 1997, Vienna, Austria.

Sare, Vickey Price. Hydrogeochemistry of Holocene carbonate sand islands, San Blas Archipelago, Panama: Doctoral, 1998, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO.

St. Amand, K. (Universite de Montreal, Departement de geologie, Montreal, PQ, Canada); Beaulieu, A.; Stix, J.; Gaonac'h, H. and Lovejoy, S. SO2 flux, CO2 and radon degassing at Masaya Caldera, Nicaragua [abstr.]: in Recueil des resumes; carrefour des sciences de la terre--Abstract volume; carrefour in earth sciences (?), Program with Abstracts - Geological Association of Canada; Mineralogical Association of Canada; Canadian Geophysical Union, Joint Annual Meeting, 23, p. A178, 1998.

Stamski, Rebecca E. (Amherst College, Geology/geoscience Dept., Po Box 2238, Amherst, MA); Harms, Tekla; A., Gardner and Thomas W. Tectonic investigations of basalts and associated sediments in the southern Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 33rd annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 31(2), p. 69, March 1999. Meeting: Mar. 22 - 24, 1999, Providence, RI.

Taran, Y. (Inst. Volcanic Geol. Geochem., RU-Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, 683006, Russian Federation); Fischer, T. P.; Pokrovsky, B.; Sano, Y.; Armienta, M. Aurora and Macias, J. L. Geochemistry of the volcano-hydrothermal system of El Chichon Volcano, Chiapas, Mexico: Bulletin of Volcanology, 59(6), p. 436-449, illus. incl. 5 tables, geol. sketch map, 52 ref., 1998.

Weber, B. (Institut fuer Mineralogie, Petrologie und Geochemie, Ludwig-Maximilians Universitaet Muenchen,  Theresienstrass 41, 80333, Muenchen, Federal Republic of Germany) and Koehler, H. Sm-Nd, Rb-Sr and U-Pb  geochronology of a Grenville Terrane in Southern Mexico: origin and geologic history of the Guichicovi  Complex: Precambrian Research, 96(3-4), p. 245-262, July 1999.

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Alaniz-Alvarez, Susana Alicia (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Queretaro, Mexico) and Nieto-Samaniego, Angel Francisco. Representacion grafica de los dominios de ruptura y deslizamiento-aplicacion a la falla de Oaxaca, Mexico [Graphic representation of the break and slip domains; case history of the Oaxaca fault, Mexico]: Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas, 14(1), p. 26-37 (English sum.), 25 ref., 1997.

Barboza Gudino, J. Rafael (Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Instituto de Geologia, San Luis Potosi, Mexico);  Tristan Gonzalez, Margarito and  Torres Hernandez, J. Ramon. The Late Triassic-Early Jurassic active continental margin of western North America in northeastern Mexico: Geofisica Internacional, 37(4), p. 283-292 (Spanish  sum.), illus. incl. strat. col., sketch map, 56 ref., December 1998.

Centeno-Garcia, Elena (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Hermosillo, Mexico) and  Silva-Romo, Gilberto. Petrogenesis and tectonic evolution of central Mexico during Triassic-Jurassic time: in  Special issue dedicated to the international workshop on The geology of northwestern Sonora (Stanley, George D., Jr., editor;  et al.), Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas, 14(2), p. 244-260, illus. incl. sects., strat. cols., 2 tables, geol. sketch maps, 64 ref., 1997.

Dominguez Alonso, P. (Csic, Inst. Geol. Econ., Madrid, Spain) and Coca Abia, M. M. Nidos de avispas minadoras en el mioceno de tegucigalpa (honduras, america central): Coloquios de Paleontologia, 49, p. 93-114, block diag., 9 plates, geol. sketch maps, 28 ref., 1998.

Elias-Herrera, Mariano (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Coyoacan, Mexico) and Ortega-Gutierrez, Fernando. Petrology of high-grade metapelitic xenoliths in an Oligocene rhyodacite plug;  Precambrian crust beneath the Southern Guerrero Terrane, Mexico?: Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas, 14(1), p. 101-109, 55 ref., 1997.

Johnson, M. D. (Independence Resources, Toronto, Canada). Evolution of the geologic model at the Cerro Mojon Mine, La Libertad, Nicaragua [abstr.]: in 1998 SME annual meeting & exhibit on Latin American perspectives, Mining Engineering, 49(11, SUPPLEMENT), p. 63, November 1997. Meeting: March 9-11, 1998, Orlando, FL.

Lara Sanchez, Francisco Javier (Consejo de Recursos Minerales, Gerencia de Exploracion Geofisica, Mexico City, Mexico)  and Salinas Prieto, Juan Carlos. Interpretacion tectonica y su implicacion minera de la zona de Zihuatanejo, Mexico; a partir  de datos aeromagneticos [Interpretation of ore deposits tectonic controls in the Zihuatanejo zone, Mexico;  from aeromagnetic data]: Boletin Tecnico Coremi, 4(22), p. 3-10, geol. sketch maps, 21 ref., February  1998.

3/10/99

anonymous. Resumen de actividad sismica y volcanica en Costa Rica. Periodo Enero - Diciembre de 1995; Red Sismologica Nacional, RSN, ICE-UCR [Summary of seismic and volcanic activity in Costa Rica. January - December 1995; National Seimological Network, RSN, ICE-UCR]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 187-191, illus., 1997.

Battista, Brad M. (University of Southern Mississippi) and Lowrie, Allen. Tectonic implications of velocity anomalies along the Middle America trench, Guatemala Basin: in The face of HIV/AIDS in Mississippi; Dodgen Lecture-1999 (Henderson, Harold), Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, 44(1), p. 45, January 1999.

Carrasquilla, Abel (Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense, Laboratorio de Engenharia e Exploracao de Petroleo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Caballero, Alberto and Ortega, Moises. Geophysics for groundwater prospecting in Republic of Panama: in Proceedings of the symposium on the Application of geophysics to environmental and engineering problems (Bell, Ronald S., editor; et al.), Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering Problems (SAGEEP), 1998, p. 947-956, 10 ref., March 1998. Meeting: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society 11th annual meeting, March 22-26, 1998, Chicago, IL.

Carvalho, F. P. (International Atomic Energy Agency, Marine Environment Laboratory, Monaco, France); Montenegro-Guillen, S.; Villeneuve, J. P.; Cattini, C.; Bartocci, J.; Lacayo, M. and Cruz, A. Chlorinated hydrocarbons in coastal lagoons of the Pacific coast of Nicaragua: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 36(2), p. 132-139, illus. incl. 3 tables, geol. sketch maps, 31 ref., February 1999.

Centeno-Garcia, E. (Instituto de Geologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad Universitaria, 04510 Coyoacan, D.F., Mexico) and Keppie, J. Duncan. Latest Paleozoic-early Mesozoic structures in the central Oaxaca Terrane of southern Mexico: deformation near a triple junction: Tectonophysics, 301(3-4), p. 231-242, January 1999.

Dolan, James F. (University of Southern California, Department of Earth Sciences, Los Angeles, CA) and Wald, David J. The 1943-1953 north-central Caribbean earthquakes; active tectonic setting, seismic hazards, and implications for Caribbean-North America plate motions: in Active strike-slip and collisional tectonics of the northern Caribbean Plate boundary zone (Dolan, James F., editor; et al.), Special Paper - Geological Society of America, 326, p. 143-169, illus. incl. sketch maps, 85 ref., 1998.

Dolan, James F. (University of Southern California, Department of Earth Sciences, Los Angeles, CA); Mullins, Henry T. and Wald, David J. Active tectonics of the north-central Caribbean; oblique collision, strain partitioning, and opposing subducted slabs: in Active strike-slip and collisional tectonics of the northern Caribbean Plate boundary zone (Dolan, James F., editor; et al.), Special Paper - Geological Society of America, 326, p. 1-61, illus. incl. sects., geol. sketch maps, 99 ref., 1998.

Droxler, Andre W. (Rice University, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Houston, TX); Burke, Kevin C.; Cunningham, Andrew D.; Hine, Albert C.; Rosencrantz, Eric; Duncan, David S.; Hallock, Pamela and Robinson, Edward. Caribbean constraints on circulation between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans over the past 40 million years: in Tectonic boundary conditions for cimate reconstructions (Crowley, Thomas J., editor; et al.), Oxford Monographs on Geology and Geophysics, 39, p. 169-191, illus. incl. sects., 89 ref., 1998.

Fernandez Arce, Mario (Universidad de Costa Rica, Centro de Investigaciones Geofisicas (CIGEFI), San Jose, Costa Rica). Evaluacion del hipotetico sistema de falla transcurrente este-oeste de Costa Rica [Evaluation of an hypothetical east-west transcurrent faults system in Costa Rica]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 57-74 (English sum.), illus. incl. 1 table, sketch maps, 43 ref., 1997.

Fernandez A., Mario (Universidad de Costa Rica, Centro de Investigaciones Geofisicas (CIGEFI), San Jose, Costa Rica); Pacheco A., Javier and Morales A., Tomas. Complejidad de la estructura sismica de la region central de Costa Rica segun un analisis multifractal [Complexity of the seismic structure at the central region of Costa Rica according to a multifractal analysis]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 29-36 (English sum.), illus., 20 ref., 1997.

Giunta, G. (Universidad de Palermo, Dept. Geologia, Palermo, Italy); Navarro, E.; Beccaluva, L.; Bellia, S.; Comin-Chiaramonti, P.; Dengo, G.; Montero, W.; Urbani, F. and Carnemolla, S. Geologia de las margenes de la Placa del Caribe; generalidades en Guatemala, Costa Rica, la Espana y resultados preliminares del analisis de una transversal en la Cordillera de la Costa de Venezuela [Geology of the Caribbean Plate boundaries; generalities in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Hispaniola and preliminary results of the analysis of a geotraverse across the Cordillera de la Costa in Venezuela]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 7-28 (English sum.), illus. incl. 2 tables, sects., geol. sketch maps, 47 ref., 1997.

Kesler, Stephen E. (University of Michigan, Department of Geological Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI); Levy, Enrique and Cecilia, Martin F. Metallogenic evolution of the Caribbean region: in Metallogeny of volcanic arcs short course notes; pathways '98 and 1998 Cordilleran roundup (Lefebure, David V.), Open File - British Columbia. Geological Survey Branch, Rep. No. 1998-8, p. L.40, illus. incl. sect., November 1998. Meeting: 1998, Vancouver, Canada.

Knoblich, Klaus (Justus-Liebig Universitaet Giessen, Institut fuer Angewandte Geowissenschaften, Giessen, Costa Rica); Mands, Erich and Kussmaul, Siegfried. Estudios mineralogicos y fisico-mecanicos en rocas volcanicas meteorizadas del Valle Central de Costa Rica [Mineralogic and physical-mechanical studies of weathered volcanic rocks in the Central Valley of Costa Rica]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 175-181, illus. incl. 3 tables, 14 ref., 1997.

Krawinkel, H. (Univ. Mainz, Mainz, Federal Republic of Germany); Wozazek, S.; Krawinkel, J. and Hellmann, W. Heavy-mineral analysis and clinopyroxene geochemistry applied to provenance analysis of lithic sandstones from the azuero-sona complex (nw-panama): in 15th. international sedimentological congress. abstracts (Canaveras, J. C.; et al.), Univ. Alicante, Alicante, Spain, p. 478, 1 anal., 1 ref., 1998. Meeting: 15.International Sedimentological Congress, 1998, Alicante, Spain.

Laurito M., Cesar A. (Ministerio del Ambiente y Energia, Direccion de Geologia y Minas, Seccion de Paleontologia y Estratigrafia, San Jose, Costa Rica). El genero Isistius (Squalidae) en el Ato Guayacan. Formacion Uscari (Mioceno superior-Plioceno inferior), Provincia de Limon, Costa Rica [Genera Isistius (Squalidae) in Alto Guayacan. Uscari Formation, upper Miocene - lower Pliocene; Limon Province, Costa Rica]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 87-92 (English sum.), illus., 18 ref., 1997.

Laurito M., Cesar A. (Ministerio del Ambiente y Energia, Direccion de Geologia y Minas, Seccion de Paleontologia y Estratigrafia, San Jose, Costa Rica). Analisis preliminar de la ictiofauna de Alto Guayacan (Costa Rica) con base en los otolitos. Formacion Uscari (Mioceno superior-Plioceno inferior) [Preliminary analysis of ichthyo-fauna at Alto Guayacan, Costa Rica, based on otoliths. Uscari Formation, upper Miocene - lower Pliocene]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 93-109 (English sum.), illus., 34 ref., 1997.

Lawlor, P. J. (Departamento de Geologia, Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, 04510, Mexico, Mexico); Ortega-Gutierrez, F.; Cameron, K. L.; Ochoa-Camarillo, H.; Lopez, R. and Sampson, D. E. U-Pb geochronology, geochemistry, and provenance of the Grenvillian Huiznopala Gneiss of Eastern Mexico: Precambrian Research, 94(1-2), p. 73-99, March 1999.

Mende, A. (Univ. Stuttgart, Inst. Geol. Paleontol., Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany); Krawinkel, H. and Seyfried, H. Sedimentary evolution of a late cretaceous to miocene/pliocene backarc basin (baja talamanca-bocas del toro trough, costa rica/panama): in 15th. international sedimentological congress. abstracts (Canaveras, J. C.; et al.), Univ. Alicante, Alicante, Spain, p. 551, 1998. Meeting: 15.International Sedimentological Congress, 1998, Alicante, Spain.

Mora Ch., Rolando (Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela Centroamericana de Geologia, San Jose, Costa Rica). Modificaciones en el estado de esfuerzos y calculo de la capacidad de carga admisible de una toba meteorizada, Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica; caso cimentacion circular [Modification of the stress status and bearing capacity of weathered tuffs, Santo Domindo, Heredia, Costa Rica; case of circular foundations]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 145-153 (English sum.), illus. incl. 1 table, 6 ref., 1997.

Obando A., Luis Gillermo (Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela Centroamericana de Geologia, San Jose, Costa Rica). Metodologia para el Modelaje de Datos Geograficos y Toma de Decisiones (MODAGE); una aplicacion a estudios vulcanologicos [Geographic Data Modeling and Decision Making (MODAGE) methodology; application for volcanoes studies]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 111-144 (English sum.), illus. incl. 8 tables, sketch maps, 5 ref., 1997.

Protti, Roberto (Geotest, San Jose, Costa Rica). Evidencias de glaciacion en el Valle del General (Costa Rica) durante el Pleistoceno tardio [Glaciation evidences in the Valley of the General (Costa Rica) during the upper Pleistocene]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 75-85 (English sum.), illus., 4 ref., 1997.

Protti, Roberto (Geotest, San Jose, Costa Rica). Monitoreo de desplazamientos a lo largo de la Falla La Garita (Costa Rica) entre Marzo y Diciembre de 1990 [Displacement monitoring along La Garita Fault, Costa Rica; between March and December, 1990]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 183-185, illus. incl. 1 table, 1 ref., 1997.

Quintero, Ronnie (Observatorio Vulcanologico y Sismologico de Costa Rica, Heredia, Costa Rica) and Kulhanek, Ota. Pn-wave observations in Costa Rica: Geofisica Internacional, 37(3), p. 171-182 (Spanish sum.), illus. incl. 4 tables, sketch map, 17 ref., September 1998.

Ramiez, R. (Universidad de Costa Rica, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ingenieria, San Jose, Costa Rica); Santana, G. and Chacon, O. Mapa de amplificacion sismica del Valle Central, Costa Rica [Seismic amplification map in the Central Valley, Costa Rica]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 37-55 (English sum.), illus. incl. 3 tables, geol. sketch maps, 69 ref., 1997.

Sigurdsson, Haraldur (University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI); Leckie, R. Mark; Acton, Gary D.; Abrams, Lewis J.; Bralower, Timothy J.; Carey, Steven N.; Chaisson, William P.; Cotillon, Pierre; Cunningham, Andrew D.; D'Hondt, Steven L.; Droxler, Andre W.; Galbrun, Bruno; Gonzalez, Juan; Haug, Gerald; Kameo, Koji; King, John; Lind, Ida L.; Louvel, Veronique; Lyons, Timothy W.; Murray, Richard W.; Mutti, Maria; Myers, Greg; Pearce, Richard B.; Pearson, D. Graham; Peterson, Larry C. and Roehl, Ursula. Caribbean volcanism, Cretaceous/Tertiary impact, and ocean-climate history; synthesis of Leg 165: in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program; Volume 165 initial reports; Caribbean ocean history and the Cretaceous/Tertiary Boundary event (Sigurdsson, Haraldur; et al.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Part A: Initial Reports, 165, p. 377-400, illus. incl. strat. col., block diag., geol. sketch map, 95 ref., February 1997.

Soto, Gerardo J. (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, Oficina de Sismologia y Vulcanologia, San Jose, Costa Rica) and Aguilar, Teresita. El Comite Costarricense para el Programa Internacional de Correlacion Geologica durante el bienio 1995-1996 [The Costa Rican Committee for the International Geologic Correlation Program during the biennial 1995-1996]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 193-196, 1 table, 15 ref., 1997.

St. Amand, K. (Universite de Montreal, Departement de geologie, Montreal, PQ, Canada); Beaulieu, A.; Stix, J.; Gaonac'h, H. and Lovejoy, S. SO2 flux, CO2 and radon degassing at Masaya Caldera, Nicaragua [abstr.]: in Recueil des resumes; carrefour des sciences de la terre--Abstract volume; carrefour in earth sciences (?), Program with Abstracts - Geological Association of Canada; Mineralogical Association of Canada; Canadian Geophysical Union, Joint Annual Meeting, 23, p. A178, 1998.

Stix, John (Universite de Montreal, Departement de geologie, Montreal, PQ, Canada). Recent activity and hazards at active volcanoes; Galeras (Colombia), Soufriere Hills (Montserrat), Masaya Caldera (Nicaragua), and Long Valley Caldera (USA) [abstr.]: in Recueil des resumes; carrefour des sciences de la terre--Abstract volume; carrefour in earth sciences (?), Program with Abstracts - Geological Association of Canada; Mineralogical Association of Canada; Canadian Geophysical Union, Joint Annual Meeting, 23, p. A180-A181, 3 ref., 1998.

Vargas S., Asdrubal (Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela Centroamericana de Geologia, San Jose, Costa Rica). Ventajas del proceso de reforestacion sobre la atenuacion de la erosion y propuesta de proteccion y desarrollo de un area de recarga en el Valle Central de Costa Rica [Advantage of reforestation in erosion control and a proposal for the protection and development at the recharge area of the Central Valley of Costa Rica]: Revista Geologica de America Central, 19-20, p. 155-165 (English sum.), illus. incl. 6 tables, sketch maps, 4 ref., 1997.

Vargas Sanabria, Asdrubal (Univ. de Costa Rica, Escuela Centroamericana de Geologia, San Jose). Hydrogeologische und geohydraulische Untersuchungen im Tal des Rio Reventazon, Costa Rica [Hydrogeology and hydraulics investigations in Rio Reventazon Valley, Costa Rica]: Giessener Geologische Schriften, 61, 193 p. (English, Spanish sum.), sketch maps, Doctoral, 1997, University of Giessen, Giessen, Federal Republic of Germany.

Waylen, Peter (University of Florida, Department of Geography, Gainesville, FL). From Medicine Hat to Manaus; the effect of ENSO on hemispherical factors controlling hydrologic extremes in Central America [abstr.]: in Recueil des resumes; carrefour des sciences de la terre--Abstract volume; carrefour in earth sciences (?), Program with Abstracts - Geological Association of Canada; Mineralogical Association of Canada; Canadian Geophysical Union, Joint Annual Meeting, 23, p. A195, 1998.
 
 

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Cortes-silva, Alejandra (Instituto de Geofisica, UNAM. Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria. 04510 Mexico, D.F., acortes, tonatiuh.igeofcu.unam.mx; RAMIREZ-GUZMAN, Alejandro, Escuela Regional de Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Ex-Hacienda de San Juan Bautista, Taxco el Viejo, Gro., Mexico; CASTREJON-GONZALEZ Israel, Escuela Regional de Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Ex-Hacienda de San Juan Bautista, Taxco el Viejo, Gro., Mexico, USA) and Castrejon-gonzalez, Israel. Structural correlation as a guide for the hydrological exploration of the Ne area of the taxco, Guerrero synclinorium [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Havlicek, Pavel (Cesky Geologicky Ustav, Praha, Czech Republic) and Smolikova, Libuse. Vzykum nevulkanickych kvarternich sedimentu, subfosilnich a fosilnich pud v okoli Managui (Nikaragua) [Investigation of non volcanic Quaternary sediments, subfossil and fossil soils in the vicinity of Managua (Nicaragua)]: Zpravy o Geologickych Vyzkumech v Roce, 1997, p. 175-176, 1 ref., 1998.

Isphording, Wayne C. (wisphord, jaguar1.usouthal.edu; JORDAN, j. Ashley, USA); Jordan, J. Ashley; Clark, Jonathan C. and Flowers, George C. Geological controls on the ancient maya civilization of Yucatan, Mexico [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Mills, Richard A. (175 Water Front Drive, Montgomery, TX 77356  (409) 582-4124), Carbonate detritus and mylonite zones in Guerrero, Mexico and northern Honduras: new evidence for detachment of the Chortis block from southern Mexico, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, Nov. 1998, V. 11, issue 3, p. 289-305.

Patino, Lina C. (PATINO, Lina.C., Geological Sciences Dept., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, patinoL, pilot.msu.edu, USA); Samuels, Aleeza C.; Carr, Michael J. and Feigenson, Mark D. The effects of weathering on the ree profiles of lavas from Southeast Guatemala [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Snyder, Glen (University of Rochester, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 227 Hutchison, Rochester, NY 14627, sndr, uhura.cc.rochester.edu, USA); Fehn, Udo and Sharma, Pankaj. Iodine in arc volatiles: implications for sediment recycling [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

1/23/99

Blum, Joel D. (Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, joel.blum, dartmouth.edu, USA); Lee, Ann H.; Klaue, Andrea and Erel, Yigal. Atmospheric versus weathering derived sources of base cations to tropical granitic soils in Belize [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Ferrusquia-villafran, Ismael (FERRUSQUIA-VILLAFRANCA, Ismael, Instituto de Geolog¡a, Univ. Nal. Aut¢n. M,xico, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacan, M,xico, D.F., C.P. 45100, MEXICO). Mexico's dinosaur record: its paleogeographic significance [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Guzman-speziale, Marco (Unicit, Instituto de Geof¡sica, UNAM, Apartado Postal 1-742, Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico, 76001. marco, ollin.igeofcu.unam.mx, USA) and Cardenas-monroy, Caridad. Detailed geometry of the subducted Cocos Plate in the isthmus of tehuantepec, southern Mexico: a wadati-beniof zone perpendicular to the Middle America Trench [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Keppie, D. (KEPPIE, J.D., Instituto de Geologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 04510 Mexico D.F. duncan, servidor.unam.mx, USA); Centeno-garcia, E. and Dostal, J. Baja alaska/british Columbia and Baja California: separated twins? [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada. (note: Chortis keyword)

Ortega-gutierrez, Fernando (Instituto de Geologia, Cd. Universitaria, Deleg. Coyoacan 04510, Mexico, D. F., Mexico, elias, servidor.unam.mx, USA) and Elias-herrera, Mariano. Polyphase early-mid Paleozoic orogeny in southern Mexico: a complex record of interactions between Laurentia and Gondwana [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Pazzaglia, Frank J. (University of New Mexico, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Albuquerque, NM); Gardner, Thomas W. and Merrits, Dorothy J. Bedrock fluvial incision and longitudinal profile development over geologic time scales determined by fluvial terraces: in Rivers over rock; fluvial processes in bedrock channels (Tinkler, Keith J., editor; et al.), Geophysical Monograph, 107, p. 207-235, illus. incl. 1 table, 113 ref., 1998. (note: Costa Rica keyword)

Rotolo, Silvio G. (Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universita La Sapienza, Piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy) and Castorina, Francesca. Transition from mildly-tholeiitic to calc-alkaline suite: the case of Chichontepec volcanic centre, El Salvador, Central America: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 86(1-4), p. 117-136, November 1998.

Smith, Jennifer R. (Department of Geology, University of Pennsylvania, 240 South 33rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-6316, smithjen, sas.upenn.edu and rgiegeng) and Giegengack, Robert F. Carbonate hydrogeochemistry of a tropical, tufa-depositing river, Belize. [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(7), 1998. Meeting: Oct. 26-29, 1998, Toronto, ON, Canada.

1/13/99

Bersch, Michael G. (University of Alabama, School of Mines and Energy Development, Tuscaloosa, AL) and Hiner, John E. Gold in skarn, Minas de Oro, Honduras [abstr.]: in Journal of the Alabama Academy of Sciences; abstracts (?), The Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science, 69(2), p. 84, April 1998.

Rotolo, Silvio G. (Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universita La Sapienza, Piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy) and Castorina, Francesca. Transition from mildly-tholeiitic to calc-alkaline suite: the case of Chichontepec volcanic centre, El Salvador, Central America: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 86(1-4), p. 117-136, November 1998.

12/25/98

Kennedy, Lisa M. (University of Tennessee, Department of Geography, Knoxville, TN) and Horn, Sally P. Rainforest dynamics and Late Holocene climate history; evidence from a Costa Rican swamp [abstr.]: in The Association of American Geographers 93rd Annual Meeting; abstracts (anonymous), Abstracts, Annual Meeting - Association of American Geographers, 1997, p. 135-136, 1997. Meeting: Association of American Geographers, April 1-5, 1997, Fort Worth TX.

Kimura, Gaku (Osaka Prefecture University, Department of Earth Sciences, Osaka, Japan); Silver, Eli; Blum, Peter; Blanc, Gerard; Bolton, Alistair; Clennell, Michael Ben; Griffin, John R.; Housen, Bernard; Ibaraki, Masako; Kanamatsu, Toshiya; Kastner, Miriam; Lindsley-Griffin, Nancy; Lueckge, Andreas; McIntosh, Kirk; Meschede, Martin; Morris, Julie; Muza, Jay; Myers, Grey; Protti, Marino; Saether, Ola; Saito, Saneatsu; Scholl, David; Spence, George; Tobin, Harold; Vannucchi, Paola; White, Lisa and Miller, Christine, editor. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, initial reports; Costa Rica accretionary wedge; covering Leg 170 of the cruises of the drilling vessel JOIDES Resolution, San Diego, California, to Balboa, Panama, sites 1039-1043, 16 October-17 December 1996: Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Part A: Initial Reports, 170, 458 p., December 1997. Individual papers are cited separately.

Pecher, L. A. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA); Ranero, C. R. and von Huene, R. BSRs offshore Costa Rica [abstr.]: in 23rd general assembly of the European Geophysical Society; Part 1, So ciety symposia, solid Earth geophysics and geodesy, Annales Geophysicae (1988), 16, SUPPL.1, p. 298, 1998. Meeting: April 20-24, 1998, Nice, France.

Snyder, G. T. (University of Rochester, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rochester, NY); Fehn, U. and Sharma, P. Iodine-129 in geothermal brines of southern Central America; isotopic evidence for a mantle iodine component? [abstr.]: in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 79(17, SUPPL.), p. 22, 1998. Meeting: May 26-29, 1998, Boston, MA.

Stavenhagen, A. U. (GEOMAR, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany) and Flueh, E. R. TICOSECT/COTCOR; results of wide-angle investigations on and offshore Costa Rica [abstr.]: in 23rd general assembly of the European Geophysical Society; Part 1, So ciety symposia, solid Earth geophysics and geodesy, Annales Geophysicae (1988), 16, SUPPL.1, p. 286, 1998. Meeting: April 20-24, 1998, Nice, France.

Stavenhagen, A. U. (GEOMAR, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany); Flueh, E. R.; Ranero, C. R.; Shipley, T.; McIntosh, K.; Schulze, A.; Goedde, H.; Leandro, G.; Daobeitia, J. J. and Sallares, V. Crustal structure in southern Costa Rica from seismic wide-angle experiments [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 fall meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 78(46, SUPPL.), p. 637, November 18, 1997. Meeting: Dec. 8-12, 1997, San Francisco, CA.
 
 

12/20/98

Astorga Gaettgens, Allan. El puente-istmo de America Central y la evolucion de la Placa Caribe (con enfasis en el Mesozoico): in El puente-istmo de Am rica Central y la evoluci identical with n de la Placa Caribe (con nfasis en el Mesozoico). Strukturelle und sedimentaere Entwicklung eines Forearc-Beckens (Tertiaer, T rraba-Trog, Costa Rica) (Astorga Gaettgens, Allan; et al.), Profil, 12, p. 1-201 (German sum.), illus. incl. sects., strat. cols., block diags., geol. sketch maps, 7 p. ref., 1997.

H. Cowan, M.N. Machette, K.M. Haller, and R.L.Dart, 1998, Map and database of Quaternary faults and folds in Panama and its offshore regions" by : U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-___, about 60 ms. p., 1 plate (1:500,000 scale).

Green, B. D. (Michigan Technological University, Department Geological Engineering and Sciences, Houghton, MI); Rose, W. I. and Kimberly, P. G. Volcanic risk studies at Santa Maria, Guatemala [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 fall meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 78(46, SUPPL.), p. 776-777, November 18, 1997. Meeting: Dec. 8-12, 1997, San Francisco, CA.

Hillebrand, Th. Genese und Migration von Erdoel in karbonatischen und evaporitischen Gesteinen der Coban-Formation, Alta-Verapaz (Guatemala) [abstr.]: Nachrichten - Deutsche Geologische Gesellschaft, 63, p. 68, 1997.

Johnson, M. D. (Independence Resources, Toronto, Canada). Evolution of the geologic model at the Cerro Mojon Mine, La Libertad, Nicaragua [abstr.]: in 1998 SME annual meeting & exhibit (?), Mining Engineering, 49(11, SUPPLEMENT), p. 63, November 1997.

Kutterolf, Steffen; Rudolph, Miriam; Schotters, Nicole and Deringer, Anja. Strukturelle und sedimentaere Entwicklung eines Forearc-Beckens (Tertiaer, Terraba-Trog, Costa Rica): in El puente-istmo de Am rica Central y la evoluci identical with n de la Placa Caribe (con nfasis en el Mesozoico). Strukturelle und sedimentaere Entwicklung eines Forearc-Beckens (Tertiaer, T rraba-Trog, Costa Rica) (Astorga Gaettgens, Allan; et al.), Profil, 12, p. 203-248 (English sum.), illus. incl. strat. cols., sects., block diags., geol. sketch maps, 52 ref., 1997.

W. Montero, P. Denyer, R. Barquero, G.E.Alvarado, H. Cowan, M.N. Machette, K.M. Haller, and R.L.Dart, 1998, Map and database of Quaternary faults and folds in Costa Rica and its offshore regions. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-481, 61 ms. p., 1 plate (1:750,000 scale).

Morales-Alvarado, Mercedes (Posgrado en Ciencias de la Tierra, UACPyP, Mexico) and Prol-Ledesma, R. M. Preliminary fluid inclusion results from the "El Muerto" pegmatite, Oaxaca, Mexico [abstr.]: in PACROFI VII; Pan-American Conference on research on fluid inclusions; program and abstracts (Vanko, David A., editor; et al.), Pacrofi, 7, p. 48, June 1998. (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 98-4).

Ranero, C. R. (GEOMAR, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany); von Huene, R.; Flueh, E.; Duarte, M. and Baca, Dania. Structure of the Sandino forearc basin, Pacific margin on Nicaragua [abstr.]: in 23rd general assembly of the European Geophysical Society; Part 1, So ciety symposia, solid Earth geophysics and geodesy, Annales Geophysicae (1988), 16, SUPPL.1, p. 285, 1998. Meeting: April 20-24, 1998, Nice, France.

Vargas Sanabria, Asdrubal (Univ. De Costa Rica, Escuela Centroamericana De Geologia, CR-San Jose). Hydrogeologische und geohydraulische Untersuchungen im Tal des Rio Reventazon, Costa Rica [Hydrogeology and hydraulics investigations in Rio Reventazon Valley, Costa Rica]: Giessener Geologische Schriften, 61, 193 p. (English, Spanish sum.), sketch maps, 5 p. ref., Doctoral, 1997, Univ., FB Geowiss. und Geogr., Giessen, Federal Republic of Germany.

Venable, M. E. (Greenstone Resources, Managua, Nicaragua). Geology and mineralization of the Golden Triangle (Bonanza, Rosita, Siuna), northeastern Nicaragua [abstr.]: in 1998 SME annual meeting & exhibit (?), Mining Engineering, 49(11, SUPPLEMENT), p. 63, November 1997.

Walther, C. H. E. (GEOMAR, Research Center for Marine Geosciences, Federal Republic of Germany) and Flueh, E. R. From Cocos to Caribbean Plate; geophysical investigations at the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua [abstr.]: in 23rd general assembly of the European Geophysical Society; Part 1, So ciety symposia, solid Earth geophysics and geodesy, Annales Geophysicae (1988), 16, SUPPL.1, p. 287, 1998. Meeting: April 20-24, 1998, Nice, France.

Wilson, Larry David (Miami-Dade Community College, Biology Department, Miami, FL) and McCranie, James R. The biogeography of the herpetofauna of the subhumid forests of Middle America (Isthmus of Tehuantepec to northwestern Costa Rica): Life Sciences Contributions - Royal Ontario Museum, 163, 52 p., illus. incl. 13 tables, sketch maps, 92 ref., June 30, 1998.

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Dolan, J. F. and P. Mann, 1998, Active Strike-slip and Collisional Tectonics of the Northern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone, Geological Society of America Special Paper 326, 174 p. ISBN 0-8137-2326-4

Fourcade, E. (Departement de geologie sedimentaire, universite Pierre-et-Marie-Curie et CNRS ESA 7073, case 117, 4, place Jussieu, 75252 Paris, France); Rocchia, R.; Gardin, S.; Bellier, J. P.; Debrabant, P.; Masure, E.; Robin, E. and Pop, W. T. Age of the Guatemala breccias around the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary; relationships with the asteroid impact on the Yucatan [L'age des breches proches de la limite Cretace-Tertiaire au Guatemala; relations avec l'impact d'asteroide du Yucatan]: Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II. Sciences de la Terre et des Planetes, 327(1), p. 47-53 (French sum.), 26 ref., 1998.

Mann, P., Prentice, C., Burr, G., Pena, R., and Taylor, F., 1998, Tectonic geomorphology and paleoseismology of the Septentrional fault system, Dominican Republic, in Active Strike-slip and Collisional Tectonics of the Northern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone, edited by J. F. Dolan and P. Mann, Geological Society of America Special Paper 326, p. 63-123.

Ranero, C. R. (GEOMAR, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany); von Huene, R.; Flueh, E.; Duarte, M. and Baca, Dania. Structure of the Sandino forearc basin, Pacific margin on Nicaragua [abstr.]: in 23rd general assembly of the European Geophysical Society; Part 1, So ciety symposia, solid Earth geophysics and geodesy, Annales Geophysicae (1988), 16, SUPPL.1, p. 285, 1998. Meeting: April 20-24, 1998, Nice, France.

Walther, C. H. E. (GEOMAR, Research Center for Marine Geosciences, Federal Republic of Germany) and Flueh, E. R. From Cocos to Caribbean Plate; geophysical investigations at the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua [abstr.]: in 23rd general assembly of the European Geophysical Society; Part 1, So ciety symposia, solid Earth geophysics and geodesy, Annales Geophysicae (1988), 16, SUPPL.1, p. 287, 1998. Meeting: April 20-24, 1998, Nice, France.

Walther, Ch. (GEOMAR, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany); Flueh, E.; Ranero, C. and von Huene, R. Seismic investigations offshore Nicaragua [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 fall meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 78(46, SUPPL.), p. 637, November 18, 1997. Meeting: Dec. 8-12, 1997, San Francisco, CA.

10/23/1998

Aguirre, Robert W. (Louisiana State University, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Baton Rouge, LA). Why the Strait of Central America became the Panama Canal in 1914 [abstr.]: in The Association of American Geographers 93rd Annual Meeting; abstracts (?), Abstracts, Annual Meeting - Association of American Geographers, 1997, p. 2, 1997.

Aller, Robert C. (State University of New York, Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook, NY); Hall, Per O. J.; Rude, Peter D. and Aller, J. Y. Biogeochemical heterogeneity and suboxic diagenesis in hemipelagic sediments of the Panama Basin: Deep-Sea Research. Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 45(1), p. 133-165, illus. incl. 1 table, sketch map, 51 ref., January 1998.

Dunning, Nicholas P. (University of Cincinnati, Department of Geography, Cincinnati, OH); Beach, Timothy and Beach, Sheryl Luzzadder. Pedo-archaeological investigations of ancient Maya land use in northwestern Belize [abstr.]: in The Association of American Geographers 93rd Annual Meeting; abstracts (anonymous), Abstracts, Annual Meeting - Association of American Geographers, 1997, p. 68, 1997. Meeting: Association of American Geographers, April 1-5, 1997, Fort Worth TX.

Haskins, Valerie A. (Western Kentucky University, Kentucky) and Herrmann, Nicholas P. Exploration of Ossuary caves in eastern Honduras [abstr.]: in 1998 NSS convention (Johnson, Debby, editor), Annual Convention Program - National Speleological Society, 1998, p. 84, 1998. Meeting: Aug. 3-7, 1998, Sewanee, TN.

Hall, Jerry A. (Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Waterloo, ON, Canada). Agricultural potential of the Lower Belize River Valley soils; a community based project [abstr.]: in The Association of American Geographers 93rd Annual Meeting; abstracts (?), Abstracts, Annual Meeting - Association of American Geographers, 1997, p. 101, 1997.

League, Brandon (University of Tennessee, Department of Geography, Knoxville, TN) and Horn, Sally P. Charcoal content and magnetic susceptibility of a sediment core from Lago Morrenas, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in The Association of American Geographers 93rd Annual Meeting; abstracts (?), Abstracts, Annual Meeting - Association of American Geographers, 1997, p. 147, 1997.

Martin-Kier, Vicki (University of Tennessee, Department of Geography, Knoxville, TN) and Horn, Sally P. Impact of Late-Holocene volcanic eruptions on aquatic communities at Lago Cote, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in The Association of American Geographers 93rd Annual Meeting; abstracts (?), Abstracts, Annual Meeting - Association of American Geographers, 1997, p. 166, 1997.

Offen, Karl H. (University of Texas, Department of Geography, Austin, TX). Interpreting the past in Wasakin, a Sumu-Miskitu community in northeastern Nicaragua [abstr.]: in The Association of American Geographers 93rd Annual Meeting; abstracts (?), Abstracts, Annual Meeting - Association of American Geographers, 1997, p. 196, 1997.

Wagner, Jason L. (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Geosciences, Lincoln, NE); Griffin, J. R. and Lindsley-Griffin, N. Composition and stratigraphy of volcanic ashes at a convergent margin, Ocean Drilling Program Leg 170, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Proceedings, the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 1880-1998 (Morris, Rosalind, chairperson), Proceedings of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences and Affiliated Societies, 108, p. 53, 1998. Meeting: Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 108th annual meeting, April 24, 1998, Lincoln, NE.

Wilson, Larry David and McCranie, James R. The biogeography of the Herpetofauna of the subhumid forests of Middle America (Isthmus of Tehuantepec to northwestern Costa Rica): Life Sciences Contributions - Royal Ontario Museum, 163, 52 p., 92 ref., June 30, 1998.

10/18/98

Alarcon, Caryl (University of Nebraska at Omaha, Department of Geography and Geology, Omaha, NE); Poulsen, Calvin and Reeder, Philip. Water quality in the Cayo District, Belize, Central America [abstr.]: in Proceedings, the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 1880-1998 (Morris, Rosalind, chairperson), Proceedings of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences and Affiliated Societies, 108, p. 77, 1998. Meeting: Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 108th annual meeting, April 24, 1998, Lincoln, NE.

Bustos, Jose Luis (CRM, Jefe de Oficina Regional Guerrero, Mexico); Carranza, Eduardo Rivera and Salinas Prieto, Juan Carlos. Cartografia geologico-minera y geoquimica; Tetela del Rio, Guerrero [Mining geology and geochemical cartography; Tetela del Rio, Guerrero]: Boletin Tecnico Coremi, 4(23), p. 9-19, illus. incl. geol. sketch maps, 17 ref., April 1998.

Galbrun, B. (Departement de geologie sedimentaire, Universite Paris VI, URA CNRS 1761, case 117, 4, place Jussieu, 75252 Paris, France); Louvel, V.; Cotillon, P.; Leckie, M.; Sigurdsson, H.; Acton, G.; Abrams, L. J.; Bralower, T. J.; Carey, S. N.; Chaisson, W. P.; Cunningham, A.; D'hondt, S. L.; Droxler, A.; Haug, G.; Kameo, K.; King, J.; Lind, I. L.; Lyons, T. W.; Murray, R. W.; Mutti, M.; Pearce, R. B.; Pearson, D. G.; Peterson, L. C. and Roehl, U. Signature sedimentaire d'evenements globaux post-mesozoiques en mer des Caraibes; resultats preliminaires de la campagne ODP 165 [Sedimentary record of post-Mesozoic global events in the Caribbean Sea; preliminary results of ODP Leg 165]: Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II. Sciences de la Terre et des Planetes, 325(7), p. 505-510 (English sum.), 18 ref., 1997.

Lara Sanchez, Francisco Javier (Consejo de Recursos Minerales, Gerencia de Exploracion Geofisica, Mexico City, Mexico) and Salinas Prieto, Juan Carlos. Interpretacion tectonica y su implicacion minera de la zona de Zihuatanejo, Mexico; a partir de datos aeromagneticos [Interpretation of ore deposits tectonic controls in the Zihuatanejo zone, Mexico; from aeromagnetic data]: Boletin Tecnico Coremi, 4(22), p. 3-10, geol. sketch maps, 21 ref., February 1998.

10/7/98

Aguilera-Franco, N. (Imp. Coll. Scienc. Technol., Dep. Geol., London, United Kingdom); Allison, P. A. and Macleod, N. The stratigraphy and environmental change associatedwith the cenomanian/turonian boundary of southern mexico: in 15th international sedimentological congress.sedimentology at the dawn of the third millennium (Can Averas, J. C. , ,340; et al.), Univ. Alicante, Alicante, p. 117, 1 ref., 1998. Meeting: 15. International Sedimentological Congress, 1998, Alicante, Spain.

Aguilera-Franco, Noemi (Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, Department of Geology, London, United Kingdom); Allison, Peter A. and MacLeod, Norman. Biostratigraphy around the Cenomanian-Turonian boundary, southern Mexico [abstr.]: in 18th IAS Regional European Meeting of Sedimentology, Heidelberg, September 2-4, 1997 (?), Gaea Heidelbergensis, 3, p. 39, 1 ref., 1997.

Alarcon, Caryl (University of Nebraska at Omaha, Department of Geography and Geology, Omaha, NE); Poulsen, Calvin and Reeder, Philip. Water quality in the Cayo District, Belize, Central America [abstr.]: in Proceedings the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 1880-1998 (Morris, Rosalind, chairperson), Proceedings of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences and Affiliated Societies, 108, p. 77, 1998. Meeting: Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 108th annual meeting, April 24, 1998, Lincoln, NE.

Andresen, N. (Univ. Kiel, Res. Cent. Mar. Geocienc., Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany); Reijmer, J. J. G. and Dullo, W. C. Comparasion of carbonate export patterns in up-anddowncurrent position of pedro bank (northern nicaragua rise, caribbean sea): in 15th international sedimentological congress.sedimentology at the dawn of the third millennium (Can Averas, J. C. , ,340; et al.), Univ. Alicante, Alicante, p. 141, 1998. Meeting: 15. International Sedimentological Congress, 1998, Alicante, Spain.

Curtis, Jason H. (University of Florida, Department of Geology, Gainesville, FL); Brenner, Mark; Hodell, David A.; Balser, Richard A.; Islebe, Gerald A. and Hooghiemstra, Henry. A multi-proxy study of Holocene environmental change in the Maya Lowlands of Peten, Guatemala: Journal of Paleolimnology, 19(2), p. 139-159, 96 ref., February 1998.

Druffel, Ellen R. M. (University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA); Griffin, Sheila; Honjo, Susumu and Manganini, Steven J. Evidence of old carbon in the deepwater column of the Panama Basin from natural radiocarbon: Geophysical Research Letters, 25(10), p. 1733-1736, illus. incl. 1 table, geol. sketch map, 23 ref., May 15, 1998.

Esker, Dominic (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Miami, FL); Eberli, Gregor P. and McNeill, Donald F. The structural and sedimentological controls on the reoccupation of Quaternary incised valleys, Belize southern lagoon: AAPG Bulletin, 82(11), p. 2075-2109, November 1998.

Gischler, Eberhard (Universitaet Tuebingen, Institut fuer Geologie und Palaeontologie, Tubingen, Federal Republic of Germany) and Hudson, J. Harold. Holocene development of three isolated carbonate platforms (Belize, Central America) [abstr.]: in 18th IAS Regional European Meeting of Sedimentology, Heidelberg, September 2-4, 1997 (?), Gaea Heidelbergensis, 3, p. 142-143, 5 ref., 1997.

Hernandez-Romano, Ulises (University, Postgraduate Research Institute for Sedimentology, Reading, United Kingdom); Sellwood, Bruce W. and Allison, Peter A. The drowning succession of the Cenomanian-Turonian of the Guerrero-Morelos Platform, southern Mexico [abstr.]: in 18th IAS Regional European Meeting of Sedimentology, Heidelberg, September 2-4, 1997 (?), Gaea Heidelbergensis, 3, p. 161-162, 1 ref., 1997.

Hill, Brittain E. (Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analyses, 6220 Culebra Road, San Antonio, TX); Connor, Charles B.; Jarzemba, Mark S.; Femina, Peter C. La; Navarro, M. and Strauch, W. 1995 eruptions of Cerro Negro volcano, Nicaragua, and risk assessment for future eruptions: Geological Society of America Bulletin, 110(10), p. 1231-1241, 4 figures, October 1998.

Lang, Harold R. (California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA) and Frerichs, William E. New planktic foraminiferal data documenting Coniacian age for Laramide Orogeny onset and paleooceanography in southern Mexico: Journal of Geology, 106(5), p. 635-640, strat. col., geol. sketch map, 19 ref., September 1998.

Lopez-Blanco, Jorge (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Instituto de Geografia, Mexico City, Mexico). Obtaining geomorphologic features videomaps by means of photogrammetric correction of video imagery: Proceedings of the Thematic Conference on Geologic Remote Sensing, 12(2), p. 330-337, illus. incl. sketch map, 19 ref., 1997.

Macias, J. L. (UNAM, Inst. Geofis., Dept. Sismolog. Vulcanolog., Coyoacan 04510, Mexico D. F., Mexico); Sheridan, M. F. and Espindola, J. M. Reappraisal of the 1982 eruptions of El Chichon Volcano, Chiapas, Mexico; new data from proximal deposits: Bulletin of Volcanology, 58(6), p. 459-471, illus. incl. 1 table, geol. sketch map, 35 ref., 1997.

Macias, J. L. (Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geofisica, Mexico City, Mexico); Espindola, J. M.; Bursik, M. and Sheridan, M. F. Development of lithic-breccias in the 1982 pyroclastic flow deposits of El Chichon Volcano, Mexico: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 83(3-4), p. 173-196, illus. incl. 3 tables, sketch map, 47 ref., August 15, 1998.

Ortega-Gutierrez, F. (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Mexico City, Mexico) and Keppie, J. D. Middle American Precambrian basement; a missing piece of the reconstructed 1 Ga orogen [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), p. 380, 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Reese, Joseph F. (Northwest Missouri State University, Dept. of Geology and Geography, Maryville, MO); Dickerson, Patricia W. and Muehlberger, William R. Tectonics across America: using photos from space, the tectonic map of North America, and exercises to enhance understanding of tectonic processes [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Reinemund, John A. (John S. USGS, PALLISTER, Sunrise Valley Dr. Reston, VA) and Hearn, Paul P. Geologic mapping in the global marketplace [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Stinnesbeck, W. (Univ. Karlsruhe, Geol. Inst., D-76128 Karlsruhe, Federal Republic of Germany); Keller, G.; de la Cruz, J.; de Leon, C.; MacLeod, N. and Whittaker, J. E. The Cretaceous-Tertiary transition in Guatemala; limestone breccia deposits from the South Peten basin: Geologische Rundschau, 86(3), p. 686-709, illus. incl. 9 anals., strat. cols., sect., geol. sketch map, 3 p. ref., 1997.

Totten, Matthew W. (University of New Orleans, Department of Geology and Geophysics, New Orleans, LA); Hanan, Mark A. and Kratochvil, Tom M. The widespread occurrence of late Miocene-Pleistocene volcanic ash in the Gulf of Mexico [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), p. 271, 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Tolson, Gustavo (tolson, servidor.unam.mx); Solis-pichardo, Gabriela N. and Urrutia-fucugauchi, Jaime. Tectonic evolution of the xolapa complex, southern Mexico: petrological, geochronological, and structural evidence of rapid exhumation of midcrustal rocks since the Oligocene [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

8/23/98

Richard Harwood, 1998, Mapa Geológico de Honduras; Hoja de Ojojona: escala 1:50,000. Instituto Geográfico Nacional, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

8/22/98

Cardenas, M. (Ciudad Universitaria, Instituto de Ingeniera, Coyoacan, Mexico); Nunez-Cornu, F.; Lermo, J.; Cordoba, D. and Gonzalez, A. Seismic energy attenuation in the region between the coast of Guerrero and Mexico City; differences between paths along and perpendicular to the coast: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 105(1-2), p. 47-58, illus. incl. geol. sketch map, 36 ref., January 1998.

Dostal, J. (Saint Mary's University, Department of Geology, Halifax, NS, Canada); Keppie, J. D. and Centeno-Garcia, E. Evaluation of potential late Mesozoic connections between the Insular Belt and Coast Mountain Orogen (Alaska-British Columbia) and the Guerrero Terrane western Mexico [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), p. 483, 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Enright, Richard (Bridgewater State College, Department of Earth Science and Geography, Bridgewater, MA). Hyperspectral analysis of the Iguala-Teloloapan area, State of Guerrero, Mexico [abstr.]: Proceedings of the Thematic Conference on Geologic Remote Sensing, 12(2), p. 425, 1 ref., 1997.

Ferrusquia-Villafran, Ismael (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Mexico City, Mexico) and McDowell, Fred W. The Cenozoic magmatic and sedimentary record in seven selected areas across southeastern Mexico; its bearing to better understand the geologic evolution of this region [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), p. 482, 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Knutson, Steve. NSS Guatemala expedition 1997; Santa Cruz Mountains, Peten: NSS News, 56(1), p. 5- 14, January 1998.

Marini, Luigi (Universita di Genova, Dipartimento de Scienze della Terra, Genova, Italy); Cioni, Roberto and Guidi, Massimo. Water chemistry of San Marcos area, Guatemala: Geothermics, 27(3), p. 331-360, 26 ref., June 1998.

Oliver, Jim (Farallon Resources, Vancouver, BC, Canada); Payne, John and Rebagliati, Mark. Precious-metal-bearing volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits, Campo Morado, Guerrero, Mexico: Exploration and Mining Geology, 6(2), p. 119-128, illus. incl. 3 tables, 9 ref., April 1997.

Ostapenko, Serguei V. (INTERGEOTERM-M, Moscow, Russian Federation); Spektor, Serguei V. and Netesov, Yuri P. San Jacinto-Tizate geothermal field, Nicaragua; exploration and conceptual model: Geothermics, 27(3), p. 361-378, 11 ref., June 1998.

Petzet, G. Alan (Oil and Gas Journal, Tulsa, OK). Costa Rica awards blocks on Caribbean coast: Oil and Gas Journal, 96(28), p. 84-85, sketch map, July 13, 1998.

Smith, Jennifer R. (University of Pennsylvania, Department of Geology, Philadelphia, PA). Processes affecting preservation of archaeological sites in the lower Mopan and Macal River valleys, Belize [abstr.]: in Abstracts of papers to be presented at the meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America and Associated Societies, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(1), p. 75, February 1998. Meeting: Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section meeting, March 19-21, 1998, Portland, ME.

Stewart, John H. (U. S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA). Regional characteristics, tilt domains, and extensional history of the later Cenozoic Basin and Range Province, western North America: in Accommodation zones and transfer zones; the regional segmentation of the Basin and Range Province (Faulds, James E., editor; et al.), Special Paper - Geological Society of America, 323, p. 47-74, illus. incl. sketch maps, 237 ref., 1998.

(7/27/98)

Barckhausen, Udo (Universitaet Goettingen, Institut fuer Geophysik, Gottingen, Federal Republic of Germany); Roeser, Hans A. and von Huene, Roland. Magnetic signature of upper plate structures and subducting seamounts at the convergent margin off Costa Rica: Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, 103(4), p. 7079-7093, illus. incl. 1 table, 39 ref., April 10, 1998.

Burke, Collette D. (Wichita State University, Department of Geology, Wichita, KS); McHenry, Theodore M.; Bischoff, William D. and Mazzullo, S. J. Coral diversity and mode of growth of lateral expansion patch reefs at Mexico rocks, northern Belize shelf, Central America: in Carbonates and evaporites (Friedman, Gerald M., editor), Carbonates and Evaporites, 13(1), p. 32-42, illus. incl. 3 tables, sects., sketch maps, 30 ref., 1998.

Dilek, Yildirim (Miami University, Department of Geology, Oxford, OH, United Kingdom). Structure and tectonics of intermediate-spread oceanic crust drilled and DSDP/ODP holes 504B and 896A, Costa Rica Rift: in Geological evolution of ocean basins; results from the Ocean Drilling Program (Cramp, A., editor; et al.), Geological Society Special Publications, 131, p. 179-197, illus. incl. 1 table, sects., sketch maps, 62 ref., 1998.

Seismicity Map of the Caribbean (USGS-MIDAS, 1998)

Haug, Gerald H. (Universitaet Kiel, GEOMAR, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany) and Tiedermann, Ralf. Effect of the formation of the Isthmus of Panama on Atlantic Ocean thermohaline circulation: Nature (London), 393(6686), p. 673-676, illus., 34 ref., June 18, 1998.

Jacqueline, Michel (Research Planning, Columbia, SC) and Zengel, Scott. Monitoring of oysters and sediments in Acajutla, El Salvador: Marine Pollution Bulletin, 36(4), p. 256-266, illus. incl. 2 tables, sketch map, 8 ref., April 1998.

Kerr , Andrew C. 1998, The internal structure of oceanic plateaus: inferences from obducted Cretaceous terranes in western Colombia and the Caribbean TECTONOPHYSICS, 292 / 3-4, pp.: 173-188

Minato, H. and Ogushi, N. Mineral assembly on zeolite minerals at southern area of David-city, Chiriqui, Panama [abstr.]: in The annual meeting of the Mineralogical Society of Japan 1997 (?), Mineralogical Journal, 20(1), p. 28, January 1998. Meeting: Annual meeting of the Mineralogical Society of Japan 1997, Sept. 28-30, 1997, Japan.

Riva Palacio, R. C. (Comission Federal de Electricidad, Subgerencia de Anteproyectos Hidroelectrios, Mexico City, Mexico) and Hernandez Lopez, E. V. Geology and tectonics of West Panama and their relation with the design of a hydroelectrical project [abstr.]: in 3rd North American Rock machanics symposium; proceedings (Orozco, Jorge, editor; et al.), International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences & Geomechanics Abstracts, 35(4-5), p. 643, 1 ref., July 1998. Print, CD-ROM (Special issue). Meeting: 3rd North American rock mechanics symposium, June 3-5, 1998, Cancun, Mexico.

Smith, Jennifer R. (University of Pennsylvania, Department of Geology, Philadelphia, PA). Processes affecting preservation of archaeological sites in the lower Mopan and Macal River valleys, Belize [abstr.]: in Abstracts of papers to be presented at the meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America and Associated Societies, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(1), p. 75, February 1998. Meeting: Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section meeting, March 19-21, 1998, Portland, ME.

Veldkamp, Edzo (U. S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico); Keller, Michael and Nunez, Marvin. Effects of pasture management on N2O and NO emissions from soils in the humid tropics of Costa Rica: Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 12(1), p. 71-79, illus. incl. 5 tables, 28 ref., March 1998.

5/23/97 (AGU links restored 7/19/98 and now down again)

L S Collins, 1998, Biotic Indicators of the Closure of the Central American Seaway, in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Balitmore, MD

Galbrun, B. (Departement de geologie sedimentaire, Universite Paris VI, URA CNRS 1761, case 117, 4, place Jussieu, 75252 Paris, France); Louvel, V.; Cotillon, P.; Leckie, M.; Sigurdsson, H.; Acton, G.; Abrams, L. J.; Bralower, T. J.; Carey, S. N.; Chaisson, W. P.; Cunningham, A.; D'hondt, S. L.; Droxler, A.; Haug, G.; Kameo, K.; King, J.; Lind, I. L.; Lyons, T. W.; Murray, R. W.; Mutti, M.; Pearce, R. B.; Pearson, D. G.; Peterson, L. C. and Roehl, U. Signature sedimentaire d'evenements globaux post-mesozoiques en mer des Caraibes; resultats preliminaires de la campagne ODP 165 [Sedimentary record of post-Mesozoic global events in the Caribbean Sea; preliminary results of ODP Leg 165]: Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II. Sciences de la Terre et des Planetes, 325(7), p. 505-510 (English sum.), 18 ref., 1997.

S D'Hondt, J King, B Galbrun, T J Bralower, 1998, Recovery of Carbonate Accumulation After the Cretaceous/Paleogene Impact, in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Balitmore, MD

T W Lyons, R W Murray, D G Pearson, 1998, A Comparative Study of Diagenetic Pathways in Sediments of the Caribbean Sea: Paleoceanographic Linkages, in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Balitmore, MD

J L Peters, R W Murray, J W Sparks, D S Coleman, 1998 Long Term Records of Deposition in the Caribbean Sea: Provenance, Dispersed Ash, and Accumulation Rates in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Balitmore, MD

H Sigurdsson, S P Kelley, S N Carey, 1998 The Cenozoic Record of Caribbean Explosive Volcanism: 40Ar/39Ar Dating of Tephra, in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Balitmore, MD

5/17/98

S. Carey, H. Sigurdsson, 1998 Modeling of Volcanic Ash Dispersal in the Western Caribbean: Implications for the Nature and Location of Explosive Volcanism in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Balitmore, MD

A W Droxler, A D Cunningham, J M Roth, K Kameo 1998, Linkage Between Carbonate Bank Foundering (Northern Nicaragua Rise), Late Middle Miocene Establishment of the Caribbean Current, and the Initiation of NADW Production in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Balitmore, MD

Walker, J. A. (Northern Illinois University, Department of Geology, DeKalb, IL) and Patino, L. High- and low-Ti basalts in central Nicaragua and the role of amphibole in the mantle wedge [abstr.]: in AGU 1998 spring meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 79(17, SUPPL.), p. 359, 1998. Meeting: May 26-29, 1998, Boston, MA.

5/15/98

Barckhausen, Udo (Institut fuer Geophysik der Universitaet Goettingen, Gottingen, Federal Republic of Germany); Roeser, Hans A. and von Huene, Roland. Magnetic signature of upper plate structures and subducting seamounts at the convergent margin off Costa Rica: Journal of Geophysical Research, 103(B4), p. 7079-7093, April 10, 1998.

Kring, D. A. (University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Tucson, AZ); Pierazzo, E. and Turtle, E. P. Composition of Earth's continental crust as inferred from impact melts in the Maya Block and Kaapvaal Craton [abstr.]: in Seventh annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference (Lunar and Planetary Institute), LPI Contribution, 921, p. 117-118, 13 ref., 1997.

5/1/98

Ahlgren, I. (Uppsala University, Institute of Limnology, Uppsala, Sweden); Chacon, C.; Garcia, R.; Mairena, I.; Rivas, K. and Zelaya, A. Sediment microbial activity in temperate and tropical lakes, a comparison between Swedish and Nicaraguan lakes: in International association of theoretical and applied limnology; proceedings (Williams, W. D., editor; et al.), Verhandlungen - Internationale Vereinigung fuer Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie = Proceedings - International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology, 26, Part2, p. 429-434, illus. incl. 1 table, 21 ref., 1997. Meeting: International association of theoretical and applied limnology, 1995, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Week of 4/23/98

Eberli, Gregor P. (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, FL); Swart, Peter K.; Malone, Mitchell J.; Anselmetti, Flavio S.; Arai, Kohsaku; Bernet, Karin H.; Betzler, Christian; Christensen, Beth A.; De Carlo, Eric; Dejardin, Pascale M.; Emmanuel, Laurent; Frank, Tracy D.; Haddad, Geoffrey A.; Isern, Alexandra R.; Katz, Miriam E.; Kenter, Jeroen A. M.; Kramer, Philip A.; Kroon, Dick; McKenzie, Judith A.; McNeill, Donald F.; Montgomery, Paul; Nagihara, Seiichi; Pirmez, Carlos; Reijmer, John J. G.; Sato, Tokiyuki; Schovsbo, Niels H.; Williams, Trevor; Wright, James D. and Marin, Jennifer A., editor. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, initial reports; Bahamas Transect, covering Leg 166 of the cruises of the Drilling Vessel JOIDES Resolution, San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Balboa Harbor, Panama, sites 1003-1009, 17 February-10 April 1996: Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Part A: Initial Reports, 166, 846 p., July 1997. Individual papers are cited separately.

Week of 4/6/98

Drobe, John (Tombstone Explorations Company, Vancouver, BC, Canada) and Oliver, Douglas H. U-Pb age constraints on Early Cretaceous volcanism and stratigraphy in Central Honduras [abstr.]: in 1998 abstracts with programs; the Geological Society of America 94th annual meeting; cordilleran section (?), Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 30(5), p. 12, March 1998.

Week of 3/30/98

Bradbury, J. Platt (U. S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO). Sources of glacial moisture in Mesoamerica: in Climate change, Mexico; First international conference on climatic change in Mexico (Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., editor; et al.), Quaternary International, 43-44, p. 97-110, illus. incl. charts, 28 ref., 1997. Meeting: First international conference on Climatic change in Mexico, 1993, Taxco, Mexico. diatoms

Vachard, D. (Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, UFR des Sciences de la Terre, URA 1365 du CNRS, Laboratoire de Paleontologie - Bat. SN5, 59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq, France); Fourcade, E.; Romero, J. E.; Mendez, J.; Cosillo, A.; Alonzo, M.; Requena, J.; Azema, J. and Cros, P. Foraminiferes et algues du Permien du Guatemala [Permian foraminifera and Algae from Guatemala]: Geobios, 30(6), p. 745-784 (English sum.), 11 tables, 5 p.1/4 ref., 1997.

Vazquez, Rodrigo (University of Michigan, Department of Geological Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI); Vennemann, Torsten W.; Kesler, Stephen E. and Russell, Norman. Carbon and oxygen isotope halos in the host limestone, El Mochito Zn-Pb-(Ag) skarn massive sulfide-oxide deposit, Honduras: Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 93(1), p. 15-31, illus. incl. 6 tables, chart, sketch maps, 55 ref., February 1998.

Week of 3/13/98

Ocampo, A. (California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA); Pope, K.; Fischer, A.; Alvarez, W.; Fouke, B.; Asaro, F.; Webster, C., Jr.; Vega, F.; Smit, J.; Fritsche, A. E.; Claeys, P.; Rampino, M. and King, D., Jr. Chicxulub impact ejecta in Belize [abstr.]: in Conference on large meteorite impacts and planetary evolution; (Sudbury 1997) (?), LPI Contribution, 922, p. 37-38, 1 ref., 1997. Meeting: Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution, Sept. 1-3, 1997, Sudbury, ON, Canada.

Week of 3/1/98

Alexandre Beaulieu, John Stix, Katie St-Amand, Hazel Rymer, Hélène Gaonac'h, Shawn Lovejoy , Gravity experiments at Telica and Masaya volcanoes, Nicaragua in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Brugmann, G. E. (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Chemie, Mainz, Federal Republic of Germany) and Hauff, F. Os isotope composition of picrites and basalts from Costa Rica; age and source characteristics of the Caribbean Large Igneous Province [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 fall meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 78(46, SUPPL.), p. 838, November 18, 1997. Meeting: Dec. 8-12, 1997, San Francisco, CA.

Bundt, Maya (University of Bayreuth, Institute of Soil Science and Soil Geography, Bayreuth, Federal Republic of Germany); Kretzschmar, Sigrid; Zech, Wolfgang and Wilcke, Wolfgang. Seasonal redistribution of manganese of soil aggregates of a Costa Rican coffee field: Soil Science, 162(9), p. 641-647, illus. incl. 3 tables, sketch map, 28 ref., September 1997.

Jaime Dominguez, Dapeng Zhao , Alexei Gorbatov , Gerardo Suarez, Fabio Segura, TOMOGRAPHIC IMAGING OF THE P-WAVE VELOCITY STRUCTURE BENEATH THE WESTERN COAST OF NICARAGUAin AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Martin Fisk, D M Christie,Y J Chen, R L Nielsen, Temperature and Volume of the Melt Lens at Costa Rica Rift in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

J S Floyd, T H Shipley , K D McIntosh, M M Backus, Tectonics of the Costa Rica Forearc in Response to Subduction of the Seamount Dominated Segment of the Cocos Plate in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Floyd, J. S. (Columbia University, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Palisades, NY); Shipley, T. H.;
 McIntosh, K. D. and Backus, M. M. Tectonics of the Costa Rica forearc in response to subduction of the
 seamount dominated segment of the Cocos Plate [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 fall meeting, Eos, Transactions, American
 Geophysical Union, 78(46, SUPPL.), p. 637, November 18, 1997. Meeting: Dec. 8-12, 1997, San Francisco, CA.

Godde, J. Mechie, A. Schulze, M. Strecker, Geological interpretation of wide - angle seismic measurements at the pacific margin of Costa Rica in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Goedde, H. (GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Potsdam, Federal Republic of Germany); Mechie, J.; Schulze, A. and
 Strecker, M. Geological interpretation of wide-angle seismic measurements at the Pacific margin of Costa
 Rica [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 fall meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 78(46, SUPPL.), p. 637,
 November 18, 1997. Meeting: Dec. 8-12, 1997, San Francisco, CA.

BD Green, WI Rose, PG Kimberly, Volcanic Risk Studies at Santa Maria, Guatemala in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Jose C. Guerrero-Garcia, Emilio Herrero-Bervera, The Position of the Kula-Farallon Ridge Against North America During the Late Cretaceous in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

M. T. Hagerty, M. A. Garces, S. Y. Schwartz, J. M. Protti, Long-term Broadband Observations of Ground Deformation at Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Conrad D. Lindholm,Carlos Redondo,Hilmar Bungum, Federico Guendel, An Earthquake Focal Mechanism data base from Central Americain AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

P Lundgren, M Protti, E Hernandez, R Van der Laat, A Donnellan, M Heflin, D Jefferson, M Smith
GPS Monitoring of Subduction Zone Deformation in Costa Rica in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Christina G. Massell, Peter F. Lonsdale, Structural Variations in the Outer Rise of the Middle America Trench in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Martiny, Barbara (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geologia, Mexico City, Mexico); Martinez-Serrano, Raymundo; Ayuso, Robert A.; Macias-Romo, Consuelo; Moran-Zenteno, Dante J. and Alba-Aldave, Leticia. Pb isotope geochemistry of Tertiary igneous rocks and continental crustal complexes, southern Mexico [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 fall meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 78(46, SUPPL.), p. 844, November 18, 1997. Meeting: Dec. 8-12, 1997, San Francisco, CA.

Pezard, P. A. (CEREGE, Laboratoire de Petrologie Magmatique, Aix-en-Provence, France); Ayadi, M.; Revil, A.; Bronner, G. and Wilkens, R. Detailed structure of an oceanic normal fault; a multiscalar approach at DSDP/ODP Site 504: in Core-log seismic data integration (Goldberg, D., prefacer), Geophysical Research Letters, 24(3), p. 337-340, illus., 31 ref., February 1, 1997.

Tibisay Pérez, Susan E. Trumbore, Stanley C. Tyler, Eric A. Davidson, Michael Keller , Isotopic Composition of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emitted from Tropical Rain Forest Soils in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Marino Protti, What we Know and What we could Expect From the Nicoya, Costa Rica, Seismic Gap, in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Demian Saffer, Eli Silver, Kate Moran, Catherine Jarrett, ODP leg 170 Shipboard Scientific Party, Consolidation, Pore Fluid Pressures, and Implications for Dewatering Pathways of Subducted Sediments, Offshore Costa Rica in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

S Saito, C O Major, D Goldberg E Silver, C J Moore, In-situ Physical Properties of the Costa Rica and Barbados Subduction Margins, in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Eli Silver, Demian Saffer, Saneatsu Saito, ODP Leg 170 Scientific Party, Permeability Estimates Using Core and Logging While Drilling (LWD) Data for Underthrust Sediments, Offshore Costa Rica: Implications for Fluid Flow in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Silver, Eli. Complete sediment subduction and implications of fluid flow in the Middle America trench off Costa Rica: JOIDES Journal, 23(2), p. 1-3, 7 ref., 1997.

Tiedemann, Ralf (GEOMAR Forschungszentrum fuer marine Geowissenschaften, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany) and Franz, S. O. Deep-water circulation, chemistry, and terrigenous sediment supply in the Equatorial Atlantic during the Pliocene, 3.3-2.6 Ma and 5-4.5 Ma: in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program; scientific results, Ceara Rise; covering Leg 154 of the cruises of the drilling vessel JOIDES Resolution, Bridgetown, Barbados, to Bridgetown, Barbados, sites 925-929, 24 January-25 March, 1994 (Shackleton, Nicholas J.; et al.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 154, p. 299-318, illus. incl. 1 table, sketch map, 66 ref., September 1997.

H. Tobin, P. Vannucchi, M. Meschede, S. Saito, ODP Leg 170 Shipboard Scientific Party, Structure and Inferred Mechanical Properties of the Decollement Zone, Costa Rica Convergent Margin in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

R B Valentine, J.D Morris, D Duncan jr., ODP Leg 170 Shipboard Scientific Party, Sediment Subduction, Accretion, Underplating, and Arc Volcanism Along the Margin of Costa Rica: Constraints From Ba, Zn, Ni, and <sup>10</sup>Be Concentrations in AGU 1997 fall meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Wilson, Douglas S. (University of California Santa Barbara, Department Geological Science, Santa Barbara, CA). History of Cocos plate motion and subduction along southern Mexico [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 fall meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 78(46, SUPPL.), p. 843, November 18, 1997. Meeting: Dec. 8-12, 1997, San Francisco, CA.

Week of Feb 14, 1998

Budd, Ann F. (BUDD, A. F., FOSTER, C. T., Jr., GOLDEN, J., DAWSON, J. P., and CHIDSEY, J. L., Department of Geology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242; FORTUNATO, H., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama.); Foster, Charles T., Jr.; Golden, Julia; Dawson, John P.; Chidsey, Jennifer L. and Fortunato, Helena. Surfing fossil biodiversity data on the world-wide web: the Neogene marine biota of tropical America (nmita) database [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Claeys, Philippe (Inst. f. Mineralogie, Museum f. Naturkunde, Invalidenstr. 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (philippe.claeys, z.hu-berlin.de)); Heuschkel, Sabine and Stoeffler, Dieter. Chicxulub and the kt: a case study for crater-ejecta relationships [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Collins, Laurel S. (Department of Geology, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199 USA) and Kaufmann, Karl W. Data model for a paleobiotic survey [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Cortes G., Victor M. (Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica). Impacto de las cenizas del volcan Irazu, en la Cuenca del Rio Reventado durante 1963-1965, Costa Rica: Geografia Aplicada y Desarrollo, 17(35), p. 36-50, 20 ref., 1997.

Dall, Jason; Krekeler, Mark P. S. and Baffi, Mike. An assessement of environmental problems of santa lucia, intibuca, Honduras and surrounding regions. [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Elswick, Erika R. A guaymas-style hydrothermal system within the Permian Santa Rosa group, Belize, based on sulfur isotopes, carbon/sulfur relations, and trace element geochemistry [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Elvir A., Reniry 1997 Mapa Geotectonico de Republica de Honduras, escala 1:1,000,000, Instituto Geografico Nacional, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Garcia-Perez, Frank (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Programa de Posgrado en Ciencias de la Tierra, Mexico City, Mexico) and Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Jaime. Crustal structure of the Arteaga Complex, Michoacan, southern Mexico, from gravity and magnetics: Geofisica Internacional, 36(4), p. 235-244 (Spanish sum.), illus. incl. sketch map, 42 ref., December 1997.

Gilbert, Joseph J. and Morrice, Susan M. An alternative structural model for northern offshore Belize based on the integration of 2-D seismic data, well completion reports and logs. [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Graefe, Kirsten (Inst. Geology, Univ. Tuebingen, Sigwartstr. 10, D-72076 Tuebingen, Germany, graefe, uni-tuebingen.de.); Frisch, Wolfgang and Meschede, Martin. Exhumation of the Cordillera de talamanca, Se Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lampaya, J. A. (Union Esp. Explos., Madrid, Spain). El canal de panama: Canteras y Explotaciones, 362, p. 64-70, 8 plates, 1997.

Macdonald, William D. (Dept. Geology, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, 13902, wdmacdon, binghamton.edu); Estrada, Juan J.; Gonzalez, Humberto and Ingeominas, A. A. Paleoplate affiliations of volcanic accretionary terranes of the Northern Andes [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Mauffret, A. (Dept. de Geotectonique, CNRS URA 1759, Case 129, 4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France) and Leroy, S. Seismic stratigraphy and structure of the Caribbean igneous province: Tectonophysics, 283(1-4), p. 61-104, December 1997.

Richard J. Markey, 1997 Mapa Geológico de Honduras; Hoja de Moroceli: escala 1:50,000. Instituto Geográfico Nacional, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Mikhailova, E. A. (Cornell University, Dep. of Soil, Crop and Atmospheric Sciences, Ithaca, NY); Bryant, R. B.; Schwager, S. J. and Smith, S. D. Predicting rainfall erosivity in Honduras: Soil Science Society of America Journal, 61(1), p. 273-279, 31 ref., February 1997.

Patino, L. C. (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ); Carr, M. J. and Feigenson, M. D. Cross-arc geochemical variations in volcanic fields in Honduras C.A.; progressive changes in source with distance from the volcanic front: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 129(4), p. 341-353, illus. incl. 2 tables, geol. sketch map, 48 ref., November 1997.

Sak, Peter B.; Fisher, Donald M.; Gardner, Thomas W.; Protti, Marino and Marshall, Jeffrey S. Recent landscape evolution and fault kinematics related to basement-exposed blocks, Pacific Coast, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Sare, Vickey P. (Colorado School of Mines, Department of Geology, Golden, CO) and Humphrey, John D. Fresh water lens geometry: analytical solutions compared to shallow geophysical imaging [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(6), 1997. Meeting: Oct. 20-23, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT.

Van Dam, D. (Department Of Soil Science And Geology, Wageningen Agricultural University, P. O. Box 37, 6700 AA Wageningen, Netherlands); Veldkamp, E. and Van Breemen, N. Soil organic carbon dynamics; variability with depth in forested and deforested soils under pasture in Costa Rica: Biogeochemistry (Dordrecht), 39(3), p. 343-375, 8 tables, 2 p.1/2 ref., 1997.

Week of 1/19/98

Banerjee, A. (Johannes Gutenberg-Univ. Mainz, Inst. Geowiss. - Edelsteinforsch., D-55099 Mainz, Federal Republic of Germany) and Wenzel, Th. Black opal from Honduras [abstr.]: in Referate der Vortraege und Poster - 75. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft vom 15. bis 19. September 1997 in Koeln (Maresch, W. V.), Berichte der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 1997(1), p. 38, 1997. Meeting: Jahrestagung der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft <75, 1997, Koeln>, 1997, Koln.

Week of 1/13/98

Hagerty, M. (University of California at Santa Cruz, Earth Sciences Department, Santa Cruz, CA); Schwartz, S. Y.; Protti, M.; Garces, M. and Dixon, T. Observations at Costa Rican volcano offer clues to causes of eruptions: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 78(49), p. 565, 570-571, illus. incl. geol. sketch maps, sects., 12 ref., December 9, 1997.

Nieuwenhuyse, A. (REPOSA, Guapiles, Costa Rica) and van Breemen, N. Quantitative aspects of weathering and neoformation in selected Costa Rican volcanic soils: Soil Science Society of America Journal, 61(5), p. 1450-1458, illus. incl. 4 tables, geol. sketch map, 38 ref., October 1997.

Meijer, Edward L. (Department of Soil Science and Geology, Wageningen Agricultural University, P.O. Box 37, 6700 AA Wageningen, Netherlands) and Buurman, Peter. Factor analysis and direct optimization of the amounts and properties of volcanic soil constituents: Geoderma, 80(1-2), p. 129-151, October 1997.

Week of 12/28/97

Colombo, D. (Istituto di Ricerca per il Rischio Sismico-CNR, Milano, Italy); Cimini, G. B. and de Franco, R. Three-dimensional velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Costa Rica from a teleseismic tomography study: Geophysical Journal International, 131(2), p. 189-208, illus. incl. sketch map, 56 ref., November 1997.

Cuffey, Roger J. (Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geosciences, University Park, PA) and Johnson, Markes E. Bryozoan nodules built around andesite clasts from the upper Pliocene of Baja California; paleoecological implications and closure of the Panama Isthmus: in Pliocene carbonates and related facies flanking the Gulf of California, Baja California, Mexico (Johnson, Markes E., editor; et al.), Special Paper - Geological Society of America, 318, p. 111-117, 26 ref., 1997.

Week of 12/22/97

Cowan, Hugh (Universidad de Panama, Instituto de Geociencias, Panama). Paleoseismology in the Cocos-Nazca-Caribbean Triple Junction: Southern California Earthquake Center Quarterly Newsletter, 3(2), p. 26-27, 1997.

Fabriol, Hubert (Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres, Orleans, France) and Beauce, Alain. Temporal and spatial distribution of local seismicity in the Chipilapa-Ahuachapan geothermal area, El Salvador: in Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador (Nieva, David, editor), Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 681-699, 24 ref., December 1997.

Fucugauchi, Jaime Urrutia (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Laboratorio de Paleomagnetismo Geofisica Nuclear, Coyoacan, Mexico); Rodriguez, Vicente Torres and Partida, Eduardo Gonzalez. Magnetostratigraphy of the Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal field, El Salvador: in Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador (Nieva, David, editor), Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 577-588, 16 ref., December 1997.

Jansson, M. B. (Institute Of Earth Sciences, Uppsala Univ.). Comparison of sediment rating curves developed on load and on concentration: Nordic Hydrology, 28(3), p. 189-200, 2 tables, 14 ref., 1997.

Metaxian, Jean-Philippe (Universite de Savoie, Laboratoire d'Instrumentation Geophysique, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France); Lesage, Philippe and Dorel, Jacques. Permanent tremor of Masaya Volcano, Nicaragua; wave field analysis and source location: Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, 102(10), p. 22,529-22,545, illus. incl. 2 tables, sketch maps, 55 ref., October 10, 1997.

Nieva, David, editor (Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca, Mexico). Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador: Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 553-727, December 1997.

Nieva, David (Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca, Mexico); Verma, Mahendra Pal; Santoyo, Edgar; Portugal, Enrique and Campos, Alejandro. Geochemical exploration of the Chipilapa geothermal field, El Salvador: in Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador (Nieva, David, editor), Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 589-612, 28 ref., December 1997.

Partida, Eduardo Gonzalez (Instituto de Inverstigaciones Electricas, Departamento Geotermia, Cuernavaca, Mexico); Rodriguez, Vicente Torres and Birkle, Peter. Plio-Pleistocene volcanic history of the Ahuachapan geothermal system, El Salvador; the concepcion de Ataco Caldera: in Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador (Nieva, David, editor), Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 555-575, 35 ref., December 1997.

Partida, Eduardo Gonzalez (Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca, Mexico); Gutierrez, Alfonso Garcia and Rodriguez, Vicente Torres. Thermal and petrologic study of the Ch-A well from the Chipilapa-Ahuachapan geothermal area, El Salvador: in Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador (Nieva, David, editor), Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 701-713, 28 ref., December 1997.

Perez Flores, Marco A. (CICESE, Divisio de Ciencias de la Tierra, Ensenada, Mexico) and Trevino, Enrique Gomez. Dipole-dipole resistivity imaging of the Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal field, El Salvador: in Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador (Nieva, David, editor), Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 657-680, 29 ref., December 1997.

Rodriguez, Vicente Torres (Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Departamento de Geotermia, Cuernavaca, Mexico); Birkle, Peter; Partida, Eduardo Gonzalez; Nieva, David; Verma, Mahendra Pal; Marin, Enrique Portugal and Castellanos, Federico. Isotope zoning and origin of the aquifers in the discharge area of the geothermal fields of Ahuachapan and Chipilapa, El Salvador: in Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador (Nieva, David, editor), Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 613-626, 11 ref., December 1997.

Romo, Jose Manuel (Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y de Educacio Superior de Ensenada, B.C., Ensenada, Mexico); Flores, Carlos; Vega, Raymundo; Vazquez, Rogelio; Flores, Marco A. Perez; Trevino, Enrique Gomez; Esparza, Francisco J.; Quijano, Julio E. and Garcia, Victor H. A closely-spaced magnetotelluric study of the Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal field, El Salvador: in Ahuachapan-Chipilapa geothermal fields, El Salvador (Nieva, David, editor), Geothermics, 26(5-6), p. 627-656, 59 ref., December 1997.

Week of 12/15/97

Barboza, Guillermo (Ministerio de Ambiente Y Energia, San Jose, Costa Rica); Fernandez, Jose A.; Barrientos, Jaime and Bottazi, Giovanni. Costa Rica; petroleum geology of the Caribbean margin: in Mexico and Central America (Bertagne, Allen, chairperson), Leading Edge (Tulsa, OK), 16(12), p. 1787-1794, illus. incl. geol. sketch maps, sects., strat. col., December 1997.

Bertagne, Allen, chairperson. Mexico and Central America: Leading Edge (Tulsa, OK), 16(12), p. 1756-1805, December 1997.

Camacho, E. (NORSAR, The Research Council of Norway, P.O. Box 51, N-2007, Kjeller, Norway); Lindholm, C.; Dahle, A. and Bungum,. Seismic hazard assessment in Panama4: Engineering Geology, 48(1-2), p. 1-6, November 1997.

Colombo, D. (IRRS, Italian National Research Council (CNR), via Bassini, 15, I-20133, Milan, Italy); Gitis, V. and de Franco,. Application of pattern recognition techniques to long-term earthquake prediction in central Costa Rica: Engineering Geology, 48(1-2), p. 7-18, November 1997.

Cuervo, Arturo Soto (Pemex Exploration and Production, Tampico, Mexico). The new Pemex and exploration in Mexico; an overview: in Mexico and Central America (Bertagne, Allen, chairperson), Leading Edge (Tulsa, OK), 16(12), p. 1759-1760, port., December 1997.

Munoz, Angelica (Instituto Nicaragueense de Energia, Managua, Nicaragua); Baca, Dania; Artiles, Veronica; Duarte, Manuel and Barboza, Guillermo. Nicaragua; petroleum geology of the Caribbean margin: in Mexico and Central America (Bertagne, Allen, chairperson), Leading Edge (Tulsa, OK), 16(12), p. 1799-1805, illus. incl. geol. sketch maps, sects., strat. col., December 1997.

Metaxian, Jean-Philippe (Universite de Savoie, Laboratoire d'Instrumentation Geophysique, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France); Lesage, Philippe and Dorel, Jacques. Permanent tremor of Masaya Volcano, Nicaragua; wave field analysis and source location: Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, 102(10), p. 22,529-22,545, illus. incl. 2 tables, sketch maps, 55 ref., October 10, 1997.

Week of 12/1/97

Diebold, J. B. and Mutter, C. Z. MCS Transects of the Gorda Rise and Costa Rica Rift: Two ONR-Funded Surveys aboard R/V Ewing: 21 p., July 15, 1997. Available from: National Technical Information Service, (703)487-4650, order number AD-A326 927/1NEG, Springfield, VA, United States. (Contract N00014-94-1-0110). Final report. 1 Oct 93-31 Mar 97.

Week of 11/10/97

Chesner, Craig A. (, Charleston, IL 61920) and Halsor, Sid P. Geochemical trends of sequential lava flows from Meseta volcano, Guatemala: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 78(3-4), p. 221-237, September 1997.

Hernandez-Romano, Ulises (UNAM, Area de Exploracion de Recursos Energeticos, Mexico, Mexico); Aguilera-Franco, Noemi; Martinez-Medrano, Martin and Barcelo-Duarte, Jaime. Guerrero-Morelos Platform drowning at the Cenomanian-Turonian boundary, Huitziltepec area, Guerrero State, southern Mexico: Cretaceous Research, 18(5), p. 661-686, illus. incl. charts, sects., 1 table, geol. sketch map, 69 ref., October 1997. Radiolaria, calcareous algae, foraminifera

Week of 10/20/97

Aronson, Richard B. (Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL) and Precht, William F. Stasis, biological disturbance, and community structure of a Holocene coral reef: Paleobiology, 23(3), p. 326-346, illus. incl. 1 plate, 3 tables, sketch map, 146 ref., 1997.

Caballero-M., Cecilia I. (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Paleomag. Lab., Instituto Geofisica, Mexico City, Mexico) and Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Jaime. Paleocurrents from magnetic fabrics analysis and geological indicators in Tecomazuchil Formation, southern Mexico [abstr.]: in Geological Society of America, South-Central Section 31st annual meeting and Rocky Mountain Section 50th annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 29(2), p. 6, February 1997. Meeting: March 20-21, 1997, El Paso, TX.

Hauff, F. (GEOMAR, Dept. Volcan. Petrol., D-24148 Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany); Hoernle, K.; Schmincke, H. U. and Werner, R. A Mid Cretaceous origin for the Galapagos hotspot; volcanological, petrological and geochemical evidence from Costa Rican oceanic crustal segments: Geologische Rundschau, 86(1), p. 141-155, 19 anals., 2 tables, geol. sketch maps, 55 ref., 1997.

McNeill, Donald F. (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL); Budd, Ann F. and Borne, Pamela F. Earlier (late Pliocene) first appearance of the Caribbean reef-building coral Acropora palmata: Stratigraphic and evolutionary implications: Geology (Boulder), 25(10), p. 891-894, 3 figures, October 1997.

Meza-Figueroa, D. (University of Arizona, Department of Geosciences, Tucson, AZ) and Ruiz, J. Preservation of ocean island basalts and arc-like rare-earth-element patterns in eclogites; a case study of the Acatlan Complex, Southern Mexico [abstr.]: in Seventh annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference (?), LPI Contribution, 921, p. 141, 10 ref., 1997.

Weber, B. (Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Munchen, Federal Republic of Germany); Moran-Zenteno, D. J.; Soellner, F. and Koehler, H. Magmatic and metamorphic evolution of the Grenville-age Guichicovi Complex in southern Mexico [abstr.]: in Seventh annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference (?), LPI Contribution, 921, p. 214-215, 5 ref., 1997.

Week of 9/29/97

Abratis, M. (Universitaet Goettingen, Geochemisches Institut, Gottingen, Federal Republic of Germany) and Woerner, G. Subduction of the aseismic Cocos Ridge displaced magma sources beneath the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica [abstr.]: in Seventh annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference (?), LPI Contribution, 921, p. 1, 1 ref., 1997.

Cameron, B. I. (Northern Illinois University, Department of Geology, DeKalb, IL); Walker, J. A.; Carr, M. J. and Patino, L. C. Systematic declines in slab fluxes registered across the Central American arc at older behind-the-front central volcanoes in southeastern Guatemala [abstr.]: in Seventh annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference (?), LPI Contribution, 921, p. 41, 1997.

Patino, L. C. (Rutgers University, Department of Geological Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ) and Carr, M. J. Constraints on sediment recycling from western Nicaragua [abstr.]: in Seventh annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference (?), LPI Contribution, 921, p. 158, 1997.

Reagan, M. K. (University of Iowa, Department of Geology, Iowa City, IA) and Plank, T. A. Variations in niobium/tantalum ratios between calcalkaline and high-niobium basalts from Costa Rica; implications for the presence of rutile in arc magma sources [abstr.]: in Seventh annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference (?), LPI Contribution, 921, p. 170-171, 1997.

Roggensack, Kurt (Arizona State University, Department of Geology, Tempe, AZ); Hervig, Richard L.; McKnight, Steven B. and Williams, Stanley N. Explosive basaltic volcanism from Cerro Negro volcano; influence of volatiles in eruptive style: Science, 277(5332), p. 1639-1642, illus. incl. 2 tables, sketch map, 25 ref., September 12, 1997.

Week of 9/15/97

Honduras

Kreuzer, Harald. Bogenmauer Francisco Morazan in Honduras; Erweiterung des Dichtungsschleiers in Karstgestein [The curved dam Francisco Morazan in Honduras; extension of the watertight diaphragm in karst rock strata]: Felsbau, Fachzeitschrift fuer Geomechanik und Ingenieurgeologie im Bauwesen und Bergbau, 15(1), p. 38-44 (English sum.), illus. incl. sects., 4 ref., 1997.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Orihuela Calvo, D. L. (Univ. Huelva, Grupo Hidrogeol., Huelva, Spain); Colon Guasp, W.; Gonzalez Martinez, A. and Romero Macias, E. Interpretacion de los procesos hidrogeoquimicos en lasaguas del rio yeguare (honduras): Tecnoambiente, 68, p. 35-38, 2 tables, 9 ref., 1997.

Central America

Aiuppa, Alessandro (University of Palermo, Istituto di Mineralogia, Petrografia e Geochimica, Palermo, Italy); Carapezza, Maria Luisa and Parello, Francesco. Fluid geochemistry of the San Vicente geothermal field (El Salvador): Geothermics, 26(1), p. 83-97, 22 ref., February 1997.

Bommer, J. J. (Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, England, United Kingdom); Udias, A.; Cepeda, J. M.; Hasbun, J. C.; Salazar, W. M.; Suarez, A.; Ambraseys, N. N.; Buforn, E.; Cortina, J.; Madariaga, P.; Mendez, P.; Mezcua, J. and Papastamatiou, D. A new digital accelerograph network for El Salvador: Seismological Research Letters, 68(3), p. 426-437, illus. incl. 2 tables, sketch maps, 31 ref., June 1997.

Bornmalm, Lennart (University of Goteborg, Department of Marine Geology, Goteborg, Sweden). Taxonomy and paleoecology of late Neogene benthic foraminifera from the Caribbean Sea and eastern Equatorial Pacific Ocean: Fossils and Strata, 41, 96 p., illus. incl. 10 tables, sketch map, 458 ref., February 15, 1997. ISBN: 82-00-37666-4.

Brady, James E. (George Washington University, Department of Anthropology, Washington, DC) and Scott, Ann. Excavations in buried cave deposits; implications for interpretation: Journal of Caves and Karst, 59(1), p. 15-21, illus. incl. 3 tables, sketch map, 7 ref., April 1997.

Ferro, C. Elmer (Rice University, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Houston, TX); Droxler, Andre W.; Mucciarone, Dave A.; Anderson, John B. and Morrice, Susan. Plio-Pleistocene evolution of the Belize margin; strike-oriented depositional sequence model in a carbonate-siliciclastic system [abstr.]: in American Association of Petroleum Geologists 1997 annual convention, Annual Meeting Abstracts - American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, 6, p. 35, 1997. Meeting: April 6-9, 1997, Dallas, TX.

Fourcade, E. (Departement de geologie sedimentaire, Universite Pierre-et-Marie-Curie et CNRS, URA 1761, pateontologie et stratigraphie, case 117, 4, place Jussieu, 75252 Paris, France); Alonzo, M.; Barrillas, M.; Bellier, J. P.; Bonneau, M.; Cosillo, A.; Cros, P.; Debrabant, P.; Gardin, S.; Masure, E.; Philip, J.; Renard, M.; Rocchia, R. and Romero, J. La limite Cretace/Tertiaire dans le sud-ouest du Peten (Guatemala) [The K/T boundary in southwestern Peten (Guatemala)]: Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II. Sciences de la Terre et des Planetes, 325(1), p. 57-64 (English sum.), 25 ref., 1997.

Havach, Suzanne M. (University of South Carolina, Marine Science Program, Columbia, SC) and Collins, Laurel S. The distribution of Recent benthic foraminifera across habitats of Bocas del Toro, Caribbean Panama: Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 27(3), p. 232-249, illus. incl. 4 tables, sketch map, 55 ref., July 1997. Includes appendices.

Lucas, Spencer G. (New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, NM); Alvarado, Guillermo E. and Vega, Eduardo. The Pleistocene mammals of Costa Rica: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(2), p. 413-427 (Spanish sum.), illus. incl. strat. cols., 3 tables, sketch map, 73 ref., June 19, 1997.

Murdock, Trevor Q. (University of Victoria, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Victoria, BC, Canada); Weaver, Andrew J. and Fanning, Augustus F. Paleoclimatic response of the closing of the Isthmus of Panama in a coupled ocean-atmosphere model: Geophysical Research Letters, 24(3), p. 253-256, illus. incl. 1 table, geol. sketch map, 25 ref., February 1, 1997.

Rowan, Rob (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama); Knowlton, Nancy; Baker, Andrew and Jara, Javier. Landscape ecology of algal symbionts creates variations in episodes of coral bleaching: Nature (London), 388(6639), p. 265-269, illus., 30 ref., July 17, 1997.

Sare, Vickey P. (Colorado School of Mines, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Golden, CO) and Humphrey, John D. Carbonate ramp sands of the San Blas Islands, Panama, and the effects of meteoric diagenesis [abstr.]: in American Association of Petroleum Geologists 1997 annual convention, Annual Meeting Abstracts - American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, 6, p. 101-102, 1997. Meeting: April 6-9, 1997, Dallas, TX.

Sinton, Christopher W. (Oregon State University, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Science, Corvallis, OR); Duncan, Robert A. and Denyer, Percy. Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica; a single suite of Caribbean oceanic plateau magmas: Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, 102(7), p. 15,507-15,520, illus. incl. 4 tables, sketch map, 50 ref., July 10, 1997.

Smith, D. C. (Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Laboratoire de Mineralogie, Paris, France) and Gendron, F. New locality and a new kind of jadeite jade from Guatemala; rutile-quartz-jadeitite [abstr.]: in Fifth international eclogite conference, Terra Abstracts, 9, Suppl.1, p. 35, 1997. Meeting: Sept. 1-5, 1997, Ascona, Switzerland.

Stanley, Steven M. (Johns Hopkins University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Baltimore, MD). The isthmus of Panama, the conveyor belt, and the cause of the modern ice age in the Northern Hemisphere [abstr.]: in AGU 1997 spring meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 79(17, SUPPL.), p. 178, April 29, 1997. Meeting: May 27-30, 1997, Baltimore, MD.

1996

Manton, W.I., 1996, The Grenville of Honduras. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, A-493.

Viland, J.C., B. Henry, and C. Diaz, 1996 Late Jurassic deformation in Honduras, Proposal for a Revised Regional Stratigraphy, Journal of South American Earth Science, vol. 9, issue 3-4, pp.153-160. (May-June)

Richard A. Mills and Roger Barton, October, 1996, Geology of the Ahuas Area in the Mosquitia Basin of Honduras: Preliminary Report, AAPG Bulletin, vol. 80, no. 10, pp.1627-1640. (for alternative discussion of the geology of La Mosquitia, see reports by Rogers in Honduras Geology)

Gutierrez, J.M., 1996, Mapa Geológico de Honduras;Hoja de Orica-Guyape: escala 1:50,000, Instituto Geográfico Nacional, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Harwood, R. 1996, Mapa Geológico de Honduras;Hoja de Yuscaran: escala 1:50,000. Instituto Geográfico Nacional, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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