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Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 August 2013
The Leading Edge (2013) 32 (8): 932-938.
... height and line spacing though a study of a survey conducted over the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, which is the highest-resolution public-domain airborne gravity gradient data set available, with overlapping high- and lower-resolution surveys. By using Fourier analysis and matched...
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Location of BP-3-USGS well near <b>Great</b> <b>Sand</b> <b>Dunes</b> <b>National</b> <b>Park</b> and <b>Preserve</b>...
Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1. Location of BP-3-USGS well near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Alamosa County of southern Colorado (modified from Grauch et al., 2015 ). Also shown are the: (1) inferred limit of the last highstand of Pliocene and Pleistocene Lake Alamosa before its disappearance (from
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Location of the study area, <b>Great</b> <b>Sand</b> <b>Dunes</b> <b>National</b> <b>Park</b> and <b>Preserve</b>, an...
Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 1. Location of the study area, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, and San Luis Valley, within the San Luis Basin. Also shown is generalized geology. The range-front fault along the eastern side of the basin margin is seismically active. Area of high-resolution aeromagnetic
Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 August 2013
The Leading Edge (2013) 32 (8): 924-930.
.... The study area is largely coincident with Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve (GReat SAnd …) in south central Colorado ( Figure 1 ). GRSA sits along the eastern margin of the San Luis Basin, one of the northernmost major basins that make up the 30–25 Ma to present Rio Grande Rift ( Hudson and Grauch...
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Airborne gravity gradiometry survey at <b>Great</b> <b>Sand</b> <b>Dunes</b> <b>National</b> <b>Park</b> and P...
Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 1. Airborne gravity gradiometry survey at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado. The two blocks of the survey are shown, with area of overlap outlined in black. Note that Block 2 was acquired approximately 40 m lower in elevation than Block 1; consequently the grids do
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1130/2013.0031(05)
EISBN: 9780813756318
... Dunes State Park and Grand Mere State Park between the Indiana–Michigan border and Benton Harbor, Michigan; and Mount Baldy on the eastern edge of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana. All of the complexes described are low perched transgressive dune complexes that are migrating inland over...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2001
GSA Bulletin (2001) 113 (1): 88-108.
... of the sand at Bedford Ranch ( Table 2 ; Fig. 10 ). In the Monahans dunes (Winkler County Park and Vest-Wheeler localities G and H; Fig. 9 ), below the active sands, is a buried eolian sand layer with weakly expressed clay bands ( Table 1 ). It is probably an equivalent late Holocene deposit based on its...
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Journal Article
Published: 20 July 2011
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2011) 48 (7): 1185-1198.
... (LWD) coverage, shoreline change rates, and dune sand surface changes for each study site in the Long Beach Unit, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Study site Attribute / Year Wickaninnish Combers Beach Long Beach Schooner Cove Beach width (km) 4.2 1.8 5.6 2.5 Analyzed...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 July 2011
PALAIOS (2011) 26 (7): 394-405.
... of a standing forest of palm trees ( Sabal bermudana ), some evidently with fronds in place, were molded in the fine carbonate dune sand. All available evidence points to an MIS 5c sea level positioned several meters below the present datum, which would require great intensity of storms to transport...
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Journal Article
Published: 10 April 2008
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2008) 45 (3): 321-335.
..., Quebec, 1972, Guidebook for Excursion C-22, pp. 36–50. David, P.P. 1977. Sand dune occurrences of Canada: a theme and resource inventory study of eolian landforms of Canada. Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, National Parks Branch, Contract No. 74-230. David P.P. 1981...
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Journal Article
Published: 21 July 2005
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2005) 42 (5): 847-863.
...Karen G. Havholma; Garry L. Running, IV Abstract Mid-Holocene eolian dune and sand-sheet deposits, rare in the northern Great Plains, are buried under a meter or more of younger sediment in the glacial Lake Hind Basin, southwestern Manitoba. Six facies observed in three cut-bank exposures allow...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 10 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.0051(09)
EISBN: 9780813756516
... in the state parks mentioned herein. The sand dune complexes along the southeastern shoreline of Lake Michigan—extending north from Warren Dunes and Grand Mere State Park to Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area, Green Mountain Beach Dune, and ending at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park south of Muskegon, Michigan—share...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 10 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.0051(09)
EISBN: 9780813756516
... Lake to the south and east. Directly south, there is the largest parabolic dune in the park, locally known as Baldtop, a name indicative of its active status. During high-wind events, sand is launched from this dune, carried great distances landward by the wind, and ultimately deposited into South Lake...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 10 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.0051(09)
EISBN: 9780813756516
... dune in the park, locally known as Baldtop, a name indicative of its active status. During high-wind events, sand is launched from this dune, carried great distances landward by the wind, and ultimately deposited into South Lake. From here, descend slightly and take the path westward toward the Lake...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 10 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.0051(09)
EISBN: 9780813756516
..., there is the largest parabolic dune in the park, locally known as Baldtop, a name indicative of its active status. During high-wind events, sand is launched from this dune, carried great distances landward by the wind, and ultimately deposited into South Lake. From here, descend slightly and take the path westward...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 April 2018
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2018) 88 (4): 522-553.
..., Leclair and Bridge (2001) found that sets of cross-stratification were on average 34% of the formative dune height, independent of aggradation rate, suggesting full preservation of bottomsets, but loss of most of the foresets is common. Fig. 3.— Schematics of cross-stratified bedforms with varying...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2001
GSA Bulletin (2001) 113 (1): 75-87.
... are currently active over a large area. Geochemical data indicate that Southern High Plains dunes are the most mineralogically mature (quartz rich) sands yet studied in the Great Plains, which suggests a long history of eolian activity, either in the dune fields or during deposition of the Blackwater Draw...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 2011
GSA Bulletin (2011) 123 (9-10): 1908-1925.
... in Big Bend National Park, Texas. This study complements the twentieth-century geomorphic history described by Dean and Schmidt (2011) and specifically describes the processes by which decadal-scale channel narrowing of the Rio Grande occurred. The dendrogeomorphic approach applied in this study...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 2012
AAPG Bulletin (2012) 96 (4): 679-707.
...Aislyn M. Trendell; Stacy C. Atchley; Lee C. Nordt Abstract The Upper Triassic Sonsela member of the Chinle Formation in the Petrified Forest National Park was evaluated using sedimentologic, stratigraphic, paleopedologic, and petrographic criteria along a continuous 0.5-km (0.3-mi) outcrop...
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Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 March 2002
Clay Minerals (2002) 37 (1): 93-103.
...M. I. CARRETERO; F. RUIZ; A. RODRÍGUEZ-RAMÍREZ; L. CÁCERES; J. RODRÍGUEZ VIDAL; M. L. GONZÁLEZ REGALADO Abstract Three steps have been established during the Holocene formation of the bar-built estuary of Las Nuevas (Doñana National Park, Spain), on the basis of the clay mineralogy variations...
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