Theses in Sedimentary Geology, NAU Geology
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Baughman, Richard L., Sedimentology of an Eocene Volcanic Mudflow Deposit Beaver Rim Fremont County, Wyoming, 159p. (Middleton).
Becker, Ulf, Evolution of the Miocene North Whipple Basin, NorthEastern Whipple Mountains, SouthEastern California, 185p. (Dorsey).
Blyth, Cynthia P., The Cenozoic Evolution of Wupatki National Monument, 118p. (Nations).
Briscoe, Melanie, An Investigation of the Invertebrate Paleontology of the Tsegi and Naha Formations in Tsegi Canyon, Arizona, 77p. (Nations).
Brown, Kathleen M., Sedimentologic and Morphologic Analyses of Modern Macrotidal Deposits, Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico, 158p. (Middleton).
Buren, Michael R., Definition and Paleogeographic Significance of Cenozoic Stratigraphic Units, Chino-Lonesome Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona, 153p. (Nations).
Carr, James E., Sedimentary Tectonics and the Cenozoic History of the Verde Valley Near Camp Verde, Yavapai County, Arizona, 197p. (Nations).
Cassell, David, Sedimentary Petrography and Depositional Models for the Non-Marine Carbonate Rocks of the Verde Formation, Northern Verde Valley, Arizona, 153p. (Nations).
Dallegge, Todd A., Correlation and Chronology of the Miocene-Pliocene
Bidahochi Formation, Navajo and Hopi Nations, Northeastern Arizona, 304p,
Del Margo, Maya T. Structural and Stratigraphic Architecture of Pliocene Basin, Isla San Jose, Baja California Sur, Mexico, 186 pgs. (Umhoefer)
Dennis, Michael D., Stratigraphy and Petrography of Pumice Deposits near Sugarloaf Mountain, Northern Arizona, 79p. (Holm).
Dilliard, K., Associated volcaniclastic deposits of a trachyte dome complex,
Sullivan Buttes Latite, Chino Valley, AZ (Riggs/Middleton).
Donchin, Jason H., Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Environments of the Miocene-Pliocene Verde Formation in the Southeastern Verde Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona, 182p. (Nations).
Falk, Peter David, Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of Pliocene Fan-Delta Deposits, Loreto Basin, Baja California Sur, Mexico, 173p. (Dorsey).
Ismail, Razimah, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy and Depositional Environments of the Murdock Facies of the Verde Formation, Central Arizona, 88p. (Nations).
Jones, Kimberly R., Miocene Synextensional Sedimentation in Mineral Wash,
Western Buckskin Mountinas, Western Arizona, 172p. (Dorsey).
Johnson, Scott J., The Sedimentology and Provenance of Paleocene Synorogenic Deposits Along the Eastern Flank of the Beartooth Uplift (Willwood Formation), Northwest Wyoming and South-central Montana, 285p. (Middleton).
Kostalek, J. Thomas, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Lacustrine Sediments in a Miocene Extensional Basin, Aubrey Hills, Western Arizona, 160p. (Parnell).
Laabs, Benjamin J.C., Quaternary Lake-Level History and Tectonic Geomorphology in Bear Lake Valley, Utah and Idaho, 132 p. (Kaufman)
Leafgren, Douglas, Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Tectonic Significance of the Tertiary Strata of Buckhead Mesa, Gila County, Arizona, 77p. (Nations).
Lieblang, Sean, Sedimentology and Petrology of Conglomerate and Sandstone in the Oligocene White River Formation, Central Wyoming, 177p. (Middleton).
Loseke, Travis Oligocene-Miocene Beavertail Butte formation and its relationship to regional tectonics, Yavapai County, Arizona. (Blakey)
Mayes, Hilary B., Cenozoic Stratigraphy and Depositional History of the Northern Tonto Basin, Gila County, Arizona, 113p. (Brumbaugh).
Morgan, Beverly Everson, Cenozoic Stratigraphy and Paleontology of Prescott Valley and Correlative Units in Yavapai County, Arizona. 99p. (Nations).
Morrison, A.D., Paleontology and paleoecology of a late pleistocene fauna
from the southern Black Hills, South Dakota, 134p (Mead).
O'Brien, Gary R. Oxygen Isotope Composition of Banded Quaternary Travertine, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 80 pgs. (Kaufman)
Pederson, Joel, Late Holocene Geochronology and Paleoclimate of Lake Canyon, Utah, 118p. (Mead).
Porter, Michael L., Sedimentology and Petrology of the Chalk Hills Formation, Southwest Idaho, 141p. (Middleton).
Ranney, Wayne, Geologic History of the House Mountain Area, Yavapai County, Arizona, 94p. (Nations).
Roberts, Patricia, Miocene Basin Evolution in the Upper Plate of the Whipple Detachment Fault, Southwestern Arizona, 136p. (Dorsey).
Sanders, C. Michael, Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Paleogeographic Significance of the Sedimentary Portion of the Tertiary Hickey Formation, Central Arizona, 143p. (Nations).
Semmens, Darius J., Geomorphology and Sedimentology of A Modern Fan Delta,
Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico, 147p. (Dorsey).
Straffin, Eric, Alluvial Terrace Development in the Southeastern Black Hills of South Dakota, 91p. (Agenbroad).
Tweed, Russel, Miocene Basin Evolution, Upper Plate of the Buckskin
Detachment Fault, Western Arizona, 130p. (Dorsey).
Wallace, Janae, Provenance of Mid-Tertiary Petilla Member and Uncastillo Formation, Jaca Basin, Pyrenes, Spain. (Middleton).
am Ende, Barbara, A., Depositional Environments and Paleontology of the Upper Cretaceous Dakota Formation, Kane County, Utah, 190p. (Nations).
Carr, David a., Facies and Depositional Environments of the Coal-Bearing Upper Carbonaceous member of the Wepo Formation (Upper Cretaceous) Northeastern Black Mesa, Arizona, 238p. (Nations).
Fillmore, Robert P., Sedimentology and Provenance of the Upper Cretaceous Iron Springs Formation, Southwest Utah, 263p. (Middleton).
Gustason, Edmund R., Depositional Environments of the Basal Conglomerate of the Dakota Formation, Orderville Gulch, Southwest Utah, 127p. (Blakey).
Harris, Donald A., Stratigraphic Analysis and Coalbed Methane Potential of the Mesa-Verde Group Piceance Basin, Colorado, 188p. (Nations).
Henningsgaard, Jeffrey, J., Petrology and Diagenesis of the Codell Sandstone, Wattenberg Gas Field, Denver Basin, Colorado, 103p. (Parnell).
Imhof, Margaret H. Description of Pathologic Ceratopsid Material and Preliminary Paleomagnetic Analysis of the Kaiparowits Formation, Southern Utah, 170 pgs. (Elliott)
Kirkland, James I., Paleontology and Paleoenvironments of the Greenhorn Marine Cycle, SW Black Mesa, Coconino County, Arizona, 224p. (Nations).
Olesen, James, Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy and Paleoecology of the Mancos Shale (Late Cretaceous) at Blue Point, Arizona, 133p. (Nations).
Robinson, Matthew J., Tectonostratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous Relay
Mountain Group, Potato Range, Southwestern British Columbia, 224p.
Stikes, Mathew Fluvial Facies and Architecture of the Poison Strip Sandstone, Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Grand County, Utah. (Blakey)
Bussard, William J., Jurassic Volcanism in the Patagonia Mountains of Southern Arizona, 92p. (Riggs).
Capps, D. Mark, Presence and Significance of Regional Bounding Surfaces and Genetic Sequences in an Eolian Sandstone: Page Sandstone (Jurassic), South-central Utah, 161p. (Blakey).
Caputo, Mario, Depositional History of Middle Jurassic Clastic Shoreline Sequences in Southwest Utah, 203p. (Blakey).
Chapman, Mary G., Depositional and Compositional Aspects of Volcanogenic Clasts in the Upper Member of the Carmel Formation, Southern Utah, 93p. (Blakey).
Corken, R. James, Stratigraphic Analysis of the Morrison Formation in the Shiprock-Beautiful Mountain Area Northwestern New Mexico, 189p. (Blakey).
Edwards, David P., Controls on Deposition of an Ancient Fluvial-Eolian Depositional System: The Early Jurassic Moenave Formation of North-central Arizona, 243p. (Blakey/Middleton).
Geesaman, Richard C., Sedimentary Facies of the Carmel Formation, Southeastern Utah, 135p. (Rawson).
Griffith, Stacy, Geochemistry and Reaction Path Modeling of the N-Aquifer System, Hopi Reservation Northeastern Arizona, 107p. (Parnell).
Irby, Grace, Paleoichnology of the Cameron Dinosaur Tracksite, Lower Jurassic Donosaur CAnyon Member, Moenave Formation, Northeastern Arizona. (Elliott).
Jensen, Tim R., Petrology of the Salt Wash Member of the Morrison Formation, Henry Basin, Utah, 82p. (Blakey).
Jones, Lawrence S., Stratigraphy and Depositional History of the Page Sandstone and Correlative Units of the Carmel Formation, Middle Jurassic, South-central Utah, 165p. (Blakey).
King, David D., Stratigraphic Analysis of the Landward Margin of the Middle Jurassic Page Sandstone, Coconino County, North-central Arizona, 158p. (Blakey).
Klockenbrink, Thomas L., Depositional Environments and Petrology of the Lower Member of the Morrison Formation, Henry Mountains Region, Utah, 143p. (Blakey).
Luttrell, Patty R., Basin Analysis of the Kayenta Formation (Lower Jurassic), Central Portion Colorado Plateau, 217p. (Middleton).
Nation, Matthew J., Analysis of Eolian Architecture and Depositional Systems in the Jurassic Wingate Sandstone, Central Colorado Plateau, 222p. (Blakey).
Sargent, Colleen G., Intertonguing Kayenta Formation and Navajo Sandstone (Lower Jurassic) in Northeastern Arizona: Analysis of Fluvial-Aeolian Processes, 190p. (Blakey).
Tuesink, Marlene F., Depositional Analysis of an Eolian-Fluvial Environment: The Intertonguing of the Kayenta Formation and Navajo Sandstone (Jurassic) in Southwestern Utah, 189p. (Blakey).
Voorhees, Brent J., Stratigraphy and Facies of the Lower Carmel Formation (Middle Jurassic), Southwestern Utah, 161p. (Rawson).
Abendshein, Mark, Facies and Oil and Gas Analysis of the Torrey Member of the Moenkopi Formation, South-central Utah, 158p. (Blakey).
Auld, Thomas W., Facies Analysis of the Virgin Limestone Member, Moenkopi Formation, Northwest Arizona and Southwest Utah, 83p. (Rawson).
Basdekas, Peggy, Provenance and Diagenesis of the Shinarump Member, Triasssic Chinle Formation, Southern Nevada to Southern Utah. (Middleton).
Basham, Edward L., Fluvial Architecture of the Wupatki and Holbrook Members of the Lower/Middle Triassic Moenkopi Formation: Northeastern and North-central Arizona, 178p. (Blakey).
Benz, Sandra, The Stratigraphy and Paleoenvironment of the Triassic Moenkopi Formation at Radar Mesa, Arizona, 45p. (Beus)
Cook, Myron J., Depositional and Architectural Analysis of the Lower Massive Sandstone (Triassic Moenkopi Formation) of North-central Arizona, 141p. (Blakey).
Deacon, Marshall W., Depositional Analysis of the Sonsela Sandstone Bed, Chinle Formation, Northeast Arizona and Northwest New Mexico, 128p. (Middleton).
Espergren, William A., Sedimentology and Petrology of the Upper Petrified Forest Member of the Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park and Vicinity, Arizona, 228p. (Middleton).
Gubitosa, Richard, Depositional Systems of the Moss Back Member, Chinle Formation, (Upper Triassic), Canyonlands, Utah, 98p. (Blakey).
Haney, Eileen M., Depositional History of the Upper Triassic Shinarump Member of the Chinle Formation, Circle Cliffs, Utah, 102p. (Blakey).
Hazel, Joseph E. Jr., Alluvial Architecture of the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation, Cane Springs Anticline,Canyonlands, Utah, 149p. (Blakey).
Hurlbert, John, Stratigraphic Analysis of the Shinarump Member of the Traissic Chinle Formation, Northern Arizona and Southern Utah, 130p. (Blakey).
Johns, Michael E., Architectural Element Analysis and Depositional History of the Upper Petrified Forest Member of the Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, 163p. (Middleton).
Kirby, Randy E., A Vertebrate Fauna from the Upper Triassic Owl Rock Member of the Chinle Formation of Northern Arizona, 496p. (Elliott).
Langman, James W., The Shinarump Member of the Chinle Formation in Northern Arizona and Southern Utah, 106p. (Cotera).
Parker, William G. Description of a New Specimen of Desmatosuchus Haplocerus from the Late Trissic of Northern Arizona. (Elliott)
Pierson, Lowell Craig, Depositional Environments of the Shinarump and Monitor Butte Members of the Chinle Formation in the White Canyon Area of Southern Utah, 106p. (Blakey).
Shipman, T.C., Effects of Volcanism on the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation,
Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, 79p (Riggs).
Thiessen, Kenneth R., A New Reptile from the Triassic Moenkopi Formation of Arizona, 106p. (Elliott).
Woody, Daniel Revised Geological Assessment of the Sonsela Member, Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. (Blakey)
Zuber, J. David, Geochemistry and Sedimentology of Paleosols in the Upper Petrified Forest Member, Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, 152p. (Parnell).
Farrar, Christopher, Groundwater Potential of the Middle Paleozoic Carbonate Rocks, Flagstaff Area, Coconino Coounty, Arizona, 91p. (Agenbroad).
Matthews, John J., Paleozoic Stratigraphy and Structural Geology of the Wheeler Ridge Aria, Northwestern Mohave County, Arizona, 145p. (Beus).
Tucker, Mary L., Geochemical Correlation of Crude Oils and Source Rocks in Black Mesa Basin, Northeast Arizona, 80p. (Rawson).
Altany, Robert M., Facies of the Hurricane Cliffs Tongue of the Toroweap Formation, Northwest Arizona, 147p. (Rawson).
Broomhall, Robert W., Geology of Dry Creek-West Fork Area, Central Arizona, 99p. (Blakey).
Duffield, James A., Depositional Environments of the Hermit Formation, Central Arizona, 82p. (Blakey).
Grecu, Valeriu, Structural and Hydrologic Analysis of Coconino-Supai Aquifer, Lake Mary Watershed, Coconino County Arizona, 143p. (Zecharias).
Hopkins, Ralph L., Depositional Environments and Diagenesis of the Fossil Mountain Member of the Kaibab Formation (Permian) Grand Canyon, Arizona, 244p. (Middleton).
McAllen, William R., Petrology and Diagenesis of the Esplanade Sandstone, Central Arizona, 90p. (Blakey).Arizona, Southern Utah and Southern Nevada, 144p. (Rawson).
McCormack, David H., Depositional Architecture of an Eolian and coastal-Sabkha System: Permian Schnebly Hill Formation, North-central Arizona, 143p. (Blakey).
Norton, A. Kent, Depositional Environments, Diagenesis, and Stratigraphic Relationship of the Kaibab and San Andres Formations (Permian) of Navajo and Apache Counties, Arizona, 156p. (Middleton/Beus).
Ordonez, Steve, Permian (Guadalupian) Shelf Deposition and Diagenesis: The Tansill Formation of the Cheyenne (Capitan) Field, Winkler County, Texas, 83p. (Middleton).
Thompson, Kelcy Louise, Paleoecoloyg and Biostratigraphy of the Fossil Mountain Member, Kaibab Formation in Northwestern Arizona, 135p. (Beus).
Turner, Christine E., Facies of the Toroweap Formation, Marble Canyon, Arizona, 120p. (Rawson).
Vonderharr, Jerry, Sedimentology and Paleoecology of the DeChelly Sandstone (Permian) of Northeast Arizona, 137p. (Middleton/Blakey).
Gallaher, David W., Stratigraphic Geostatistical Analysis of the Supai Group of Northern Arizona, 87p. (Best).
Haslett, James M., Depositional Systems of the Tensleep Sandstone (Pennsylvanian) Along the West Flank or the Big Horn Mountains, Big Horn and Washakie Counties, Wyoming, 170p. (Middleton/Blakey).
Lane, Charles L., Pennsylvanian-Permian Stratigraphy of West-central Arizona, 120p. (Blakey).
Pope, Robert W., An Analysis of the Carbonate Facies of the Hermosa Formation (Pennsylvanian )of Northeast Arizona, 144p. (Rawson).
Bremner Cramer, Jane A., Micro-Facies Analysis of Depositional and DiaGenetic History of the Redwall Limestone in the Chino and Verde Valleys, 161p. (Beus).
Grover, Paul W., Stratigraphy and Depositional Environment of the Surprise Canyon Formation, an Upper Mississippian Carbonate-Clastic Estuarine Deposit, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 303p. (Beus).
Kent, W. Norman, Facies Analysis of the Mississippian Redwall Limestone in the Black Mesa Region, 186p. (Rawson).
Shirley, Dennis H., Geochemical Facies Analysis of the Surprise Canyon Formation in Fern Glen Channelway Central Grand Canyon, Arizona, 240p. (Parnell).
Smith, Jeffrey W., The Petrology of the Mississippian Redwall Limestone in No. Yavapai County, Arizona, 88p. (Rawson).
Celestian, Susan M., A Faunal Analysis of the Devonian Martin Formation in the Verde Valley, Arizona, 68p. (Beus).
Day, James E., II., Stratigraphy, Carbonate Petrology, and Paleoecology of the Jerome Member of the Martin Formation in Eastcentral Arizona, 147p. (Beus).
Dehler, Carol, Paleoenvironmental and Stratigraphic Analysis of Lower Devonian Beartooth Butte Formation and Associated Strata, Central-Eastern Idaho, 157p. (Middleton).
Harrison, Gary C., Facies Analysis of the Devonian in Black Mesa Basin, 57p. (Rawson).
Johnson, Heidemarie G., A New Fish Fauna from the Upper Devonian Martin Formation, Mount Elden, Northern Arizona, 191p. (Elliott).
Knox, Debra, Devonian Paleoecology in Central Arizona, 138p. (Beus)
Martin, Harriet, Conodont Biostratigraphy and Paleoenvironment of the Surprise Canyon Formation (Late Mississippian), Grand Canyon, Arizona, 298p. (Beus).
Reed, Randall C., Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of the Lower and Middle
Devonian Water Canyon Formation, Northern Utah, 322p. (Elliott).
.Smith, Christine D., Paleoenvironment of a New Lower Devonian Vertebrate Fauna, Seve Dolomite, East-central Nevada, 176p. (Elliott).
Benfer, Jon A., The Petrology of the Eastern Phase of the Toroweap Formation, Walnut Canyon, Arizona, 85p. (Beus).
Brathovde, James E., Stratigraphy of the Grand Wash Dolomite (Upper ? Cambrian), Western Grand Canyon, Mohave County, Arizona, 140p. (Beus).
Burgert, Barrett L., Petrology of the Cambrian Tapeats Sandstone, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 156p. (Cotera).
Dew, Elizabeth Ann, Sedimentology and Petrology of the Du Noir Limestone (Upper Cambrian) Southern Wind River Range, Wyoming, 193p. (Middleton).
Hereford,, Richard, Cambrian-Devonian Stratigraphy and Cambrian Petrology in Northern Yavapai County, Arizona, 137p. (Beus)
Martin, Daryl L., Depositional Systems and Ichnology of the Bright Angel Shale (Cambrian), Eastern Grand Canyon, Arizona, 365p. (Middleton/Elliott).
Rose, Eben C. Depositional Environment and History of the Cambrian Tonto Group, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 349 pgs. (Elliott)
Strickland, Jan. Sedimentation Patterns Along the Southern Cordilleran Cratonic Margin, Cambrian Bolsa Quartzite and Abrigo Formation, Southeastern Arizona, 183 pgs. (Middleton)
Grand Canyon Supergroup
Cook, David A., Sedimentology and Shale Petrology of the Upper Proterozoic Walcott Member, Kwagunt Formation, Chuar Group, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 158p. (Middleton/Parnell).
Dalton, Russell O., Stratigraphy of the Bass Formation, 140p. (Rawson).
Daneker, Thomas M., Sedimentology of the Precambrian Shinumo Sandstone, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 195p. (Cotera).
Gebel, Dana C., Stratigraphy of the Nankoweap Formation Eastern Grand Canyon, Arizona, 129p. (Beus).
Hendricks, John D., Younger Precambrian Basaltic Rocks of the Grand Canyon, Arizona, 122p. (Holm).
Reed V. Stephen, Stratigraphy and Depositional Environment of the Upper Precambrian Hakatai Shale, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 163p. (Cotera).
Stevenson, Gene M., Stratigraphy of the Dox Formation, Precambrian, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 225p. (Beus).
Apache Group and related rocks
Burns, Beverly A., The Sedimentology and Significance of a Middle Proterozioc Braidplain: Chediski Sandstone Member of the Troy Quartzite, Central Arizona, 143p. (Middleton).
Cullom, Charles, Sedimentology and Petrology of the Pioneer Formation, Middle Proterozoic, Central AZ, 120 p. (Middleton).
Trujillo, Alan P., Sedimentology of the Scanlan Conglomerate Member of the Pioneer Formation (Proterozoic) in the Pleasant Valley Area, Gila County, Arizona, 242p. (Middleton).
Weiss, Gayle C., A Depositional Analysis of the Arkose Member (Middle Proterozoic) of the Troy Quartzite in Central Arizona, 191p. (Middleton).
Bayne, Bradley J., Depositional Analysis to Conglomerates in the Mazatzal Group and Related Strata, Central Arizona, 186p. (Middleton).
Boyce, Joseph M., The Structure and Petrology of the Older Precambrian Crystalline Rocks, Bright Angel Canyon, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 88p. (Barnes).
Gonzales, David A., A Geological Investigation of the Early Proterozoic Irving Formation, Southeastern Needle Mountains, Colorado, 151p. (Holm).
Sherlock, Sean M., Structure and Stratigraphy of Early Proterozoic Rocks, McDonald Mountain-Breadpan Mountain Area, Norther Sierra Anchas, Gila County, Arizona, 81p. (Karlstrom).
Vrba, Sheryl, Precambrian Geology of the Cleator Area, Yavapai County, Arizona, 96p. (Holm).
Werme, Douglas R., Precambrian Geology of the Defiance Uplift, Arizona, 88p. (Brumbaugh).