Special paper / The Geological Society of America, 317
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Special paper / The Geological Society of America 317
Contents: Preface. - 1. Core OL-92 from Owens Lake: Project rationale, geologic setting, drilling procedures, and summary / G. I. Smith and J. L. Bischoff. - 2. Stratigraphy, lithologies, and sedimentary structures of Owens Lake core OL-92 / G. I. Smith. - 3. Climatic signals in clay mineralogy and grain-size variations in Owens Lake core OL-92, southeast California / K. M. Menking. - 4. Responses of sediment geochemistry to climate change in Owens Lake sediment: An 800-k.y. record of saline/fresh cycles in core OL-92 / J. L. Bischoff, J. P. Fitts, and J. A. Fitzpatrick. - 5. Movement and diffusion of pore fluids in Owens Lake sediments from core OL-92 as shown by salinity and deuterium-hydrogen ratios / I. Friedman, J. L. Bischoff, C. A. Johnson, S. W. Tyler, and J. P. Fitts. - 6. Paleomagnetism and magnetic susceptibility of Pleistocene sediments from drill hole OL-92, Owens Lake, California / J. M. Glen and R. S. Coe. - 7. Age and correlation of tephra layers, position of the Matuyama-Brunhes chron boundary, and effects of Bishop ash eruption on Owens Lake, as determined from drill hole OL-92, southeast California / A. M. Sarna-Wojcicki, C. E. Meyer, and E. Wan. - 8. A time-depth scale for Owens Lake sediments of core OL-92: Radiocarbon dates and constant mass-accumulation rate / J. L. Bischoff, T. W. Stafford, Jr., and M. Rubin. - 9. A diatom-based paleohydrologic record of climate change for the past 800 k.y. from Owens Lake, California / J. P. Bradbury. - 10. Ostracodes in Owens Lake core OL-92: Alternation of saline and freshwater forms through time / C. Carter. - 11. Paleobiotic and isotopic analysis of mollusks, fish, and plants from core OL-92: Indicators for an open or closed lake system / J. R. Firby, S. E. Sharpe, J. F. Whelan, G. R. Smith, and W. G. Spaulding. - 12. An 800,000-year pollen record from Owens Lake, California: Preliminary analyses / R. J. Litwin, D. P. Adam, N. O. Frederiksen, and W. B. Woolfenden. - 13. Synthesis of the paleoclimatic record from Owens Lake core OL-92 / G. I. Smith, J. L. Bischoff, and J. P. Bradbury. - Index.
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