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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2012
PALAIOS (2012) 27 (10): 693–706.
...KELSEY WINSOR; H. ALLEN CURRAN; LISA GREER; BOSILJKA GLUMAC Abstract During the early Holocene, rising waters of the Caribbean Sea flooded the Enriquillo Valley of southwestern Dominican Republic. A fringing coral reef developed and flourished along the margins of the Enriquillo Seaway for several...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2007
Micropaleontology (2007) 53 (5): 409–419.
...Pamela Medley; Neil E. Tibert; William P. Patterson; H. Allen Curran; Lisa Greer; Jean-Paul Colin Abstract The southwestern region of the Dominican Republic (Enriquillo Valley) contains exceptionally well-preserved, relict marine and saline lake deposits of mid-Holocne age. Abundant euryhaline...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1984
GSA Bulletin (1984) 95 (9): 1084–1092.
...PAUL MANN; F. W. TAYLOR; KEVIN BURKE; ROBERT KULSTAD Abstract An extremely well-preserved Holocene fringing coral reef occurs at an average elevation of 5 m below sea level around the margins of the central Enriquillo Valley, Dominican Republic. The reef records the latest marine incursion from...
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Macroscale classification of <b>Enriquillo</b> <b>Valley</b> bioherms. A) Individual bioh...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2012
Figure 4 Macroscale classification of Enriquillo Valley bioherms. A) Individual bioherm, Cañada Honda site. B) Clustered bioherms at Cañada Honda. C) Patch bioherm at Cañada Honda. D) Laterally extensive terraced bioherms along the steep northern slopes of the valley.
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Mesoscale classification of <b>Enriquillo</b> <b>Valley</b> tufas. A) Patch bioherm slab ...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2012
Figure 6 Mesoscale classification of Enriquillo Valley tufas. A) Patch bioherm slab from Cañada Honda West. B) Patch bioherm slab from Cañada Honda. C) Smooth, knobby tufa from the exterior of A). Pen tip for scale. Bioherm components include serpulid aggregations (serp), mollusk shells (mol
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Microscale classification of <b>Enriquillo</b> <b>Valley</b> tufas. A) SEM image of dense...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2012
Figure 7 Microscale classification of Enriquillo Valley tufas. A) SEM image of densely lithified tufa. B) SEM image of densely lithified tufa with radiating crystalline structure. C) Photomicrograph of densely lithified tufa with micropeloidal texture. D) Photomicrograph of densely lithified tufa
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 March 2009
Geology (2009) 37 (3): 263–266.
... attributed to both natural and anthropogenic factors. Physical and geochemical data are used to explore conditions under which this species thrived in early to middle Holocene reef deposits (ca. 9.4–5.4 ka) of the Enriquillo Valley, southwestern Dominican Republic. This study shows that A. cervicornis...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (2A): 971–983.
...R. D. Koehler; P. Mann; C. S. Prentice; L. Brown; B. Benford; M. Wiggins‐Grandison Abstract The countries of Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic all straddle the Enriquillo–Plantain Garden fault zone ( EPGFZ ), a major left‐lateral, strike‐slip fault system bounding the Caribbean and North...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2012
Geosphere (2012) 8 (4): 787–804.
... section of the eastern Enriquillo–Plantain Garden fault spanning the 2010 epicenter. Virtual field observations indicated that the geomorphic evidence of active faulting and ancient surface rupture varies along strike. Landform offsets of 6–50 m along the Enriquillo–Plantain Garden fault east of the 2010...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (4): 2326–2343.
...Steeve J. Symithe; Eric Calais; Jennifer S. Haase; Andrew M. Freed; Roby Douilly Abstract The 12 January 2010 M w 7.0 Haiti earthquake ruptured the previously unmapped Léogâne fault, a secondary transpressional structure located close to the Enriquillo fault, the major fault system assumed...
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Journal Article
Published: 12 February 2019
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2019) 109 (2): 716–731.
.... Although only the Enriquillo–Plantain Garden (EPG) fault has been the subject of paleoseismic investigations, we estimated the fault‐slip rates and their uncertainties based largely on geodetic estimates. The faults included in our analysis are primarily the east–west–trending strike‐slip faults...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP290.8
EISBN: 9781862395381
... interplate shear. The interaction of the interplate strike-slip fault system (Enriquillo- Plantain Garden fault zone) and the oblique rifts has shifted the strike-slip fault trace c . 50 km to the north and created the 150-km-long by 80-km-wide restraining bend that is now morphologically expressed...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 2010
Geology (2010) 38 (8): 675–678.
...) ( Saleh et al., 2004 ; Weber et al., 2010 ) ( Fig. 2 ). Figure 1. A: Tectonic setting of Trinidad. Caribbean plate moves ∼20 mm/yr eastward relative to South America (SA). CRF—Central Range fault; EPF—El Pilar fault; EPGF—Enriquillo–Plantain Garden fault; H—Hispaniola; LA—Lesser Antilles; MB...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2003
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2003) 93 (1): 27–46.
... enlargement of Hispaniola. SFZ, Septentrional fault zone; NHDB, North Hispaniola Deformed Belt; EPGFZ, Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault zone; DR, Dominican Republic. Rectangles show western (W), central (C), and eastern (E) portions of Cibao Valley discussed in text. Figure 2. Map of Hispaniola...
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Comparison of macroscale, mesoscale, and microscale classification terminol...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2012
Table 4 Comparison of macroscale, mesoscale, and microscale classification terminology between Enriquillo Valley bioherms and other sites ( 1 Pedley, 1990 ; 2 Benson, 1994 ; 3 Shapiro, 2000 ; 4 Glover and Robertson, 2003 ; 5 Carthew et al., 2003 , 2006 ; 6 Dupraz et al., 2004
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Maps illustrating the location of study sites. A) The Dominican Republic wi...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2012
Figure 1 Maps illustrating the location of study sites. A) The Dominican Republic within the Caribbean Sea. B) The Enriquillo Valley, located in the southwestern Dominican Republic. C) The five field sites of this study and the local topography.
... The western pupfish clade (Cyprinodontidae: Cyprinodon ) consists of nine species that occur primarily in isolation from one another in the large area extending from the Guzmán Basin, northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, to the Death Valley region of southeastern California and southwestern Nevada...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 16 January 2020
Geosphere (2020)
...Roby Douilly; David D. Oglesby; Michele L. Cooke; Jennifer L. Hatch Geologic data suggest that the Coachella Valley segment of the southern San Andreas fault (southern California, USA) is past its average recurrence time period. At its northern edge, this right-lateral fault segment branches...
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Taxonomy, general environmental preferences, and occurrence in the Enriquil...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2012
Table 1 Taxonomy, general environmental preferences, and occurrence in the Enriquillo Valley of common mollusks and ostracodes associated with serpulid-tufa bioherms (environmental preferences for mollusks from Warmke and Abbott, 1961 ; Abbott, 1974 ; for ostracodes from Purper, 1974 ; Teeter
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Serpulid aggregations within bioherms. A) and B) Well-preserved serpulid tu...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2012
Enriquillo Valley tufa rinds; pen tip for scale.