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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1980
AAPG Bulletin (1980) 64 (3): 438.
...Brian F. Atwater; Daniel F. Belknap Abstract Rivers draining nearly one third of California reach sea level in the SacramentoSan Joaquin delta. Though tapered toward a constricted outlet and separated from the sea by a chain of estuarine bays and straits, the delta resembles deltas built into open...
Journal Article
Published: 29 July 2014
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2014) 104 (5): 2322-2336.
...Donna Eberhart‐Phillips; Clifford Thurber; Jon B. Fletcher Abstract We obtain 3D Q P and Q S models for the Delta region of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers, a large fluvial–agricultural portion of the Great Valley located between the Sierra Nevada batholith and the San Francisco Bay–Coast...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 2017
AAPG Bulletin (2017) 101 (12): 1917-1943.
... be concluded that the mid-Lombardi SB represents a change in stacking patterns in the Lombardi sand, and its origin is uncertain. The depositional setting of the Lombardi sand is interpreted to be the delta front of an ephemeral river-dominated delta, in an oxygenated bay or sound with normal salinity...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1983
AAPG Bulletin (1983) 67 (5): 772-816.
...-Hogin, Sec. 27, T3S, R10E ARCO 1 Parker, Sec. 10, T6S, R13E Fig. 9 —Sample electric logs, showing interpretation of all facies recognized in southern Sacramento and northern San Joaquin basins. PD = prodelta; DF = delta front; TS = transgressive shale; S = slope; DP-F = delta-plain...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (1): 196-210.
... final report, prepared for the Department of Water Resources, California. 20 December 2011 The Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers flow from the north and east respectively into the western edge of the Central Valley just east of San Pablo Bay, forming an inland delta (Fig.  1...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 June 2002
Geology (2002) 30 (6): 575-578.
...–San Joaquin watershed, which provides 90% of the freshwater and suspended sediments to the estuary through the rivers' inland delta. The volume of freshwater and suspended sediment currently entering San Francisco Bay from the north via the Sacramento River drainage system is significantly higher than...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1954
AAPG Bulletin (1954) 38 (11): 2357-2371.
... by diastrophism in the Coast Range, by drowning of the San Joaquin Valley during a sea-level rise, or by construction of a fan by the Sacramento River and others east of Carqinez Strait, thereby damming the outlet of more southerly streams. 1 Manuscript received, April 29, 1954. 2 United States...
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Journal Article
Published: 15 September 2019
Environmental Geosciences (2019) 26 (3): 73-96.
... fields are located in the southwestern part of the San Joaquin Valley (SJV) which forms the southern part of the larger Central Valley of California ( Figure 1 ). The SJV is bounded to the east and south by intrusive igneous and metamorphic rocks of the Sierra Nevada and to the south and west by igneous...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (6): 1744-1773.
..., turbidites generated primarily off the Caliente River delta front built the Stevens submarine fan system of the southeastern and central areas of the San Joaquin Basin. In late Quaternary time, 1–1.8 km of Caliente River–built strata were eroded as an epeirogenic uplift that we call the Kern arch emerged...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1988
AAPG Bulletin (1988) 72 (11): 1297-1322.
...) water. Regional transgression during the early Eocene initiated deposition in the southern San Joaquin basin. The lower San Emigdio Gilbert-type delta prograded from the shelf edge during a lowstand in eustatic sea level at approximately 40 Ma. Relative highstand deposits in the San Emigdio and Pleito...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2005.251.01.12
EISBN: 9781862394995
... the Great Valley into two sub-basins – the San Joaquin Basin to the south and the Sacramento Basin to the north, with the inland delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers lying roughly above the Stockton Arch (Bartow 1991 ). The San Joaquin Valley is further divided into four sub-basins. The Tulare...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1982
AAPG Bulletin (1982) 66 (10): 1699-1700.
... defined between Clements on the east and Lodi on the west. The oldest channel (Laguna age) is traced to almost 330 ft (100 m) below King Island in the western Sacramento-San Joaquin delta; the youngest channel (Modesto age) is about -33 ft (-10 m) at Lodi. Because of their depth, these ancient channels...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2006
GSA Bulletin (2006) 118 (5-6): 724-732.
... and hydrology of the upper San Joaquin River, California : [Ph.D. thesis]: Berkeley , University of California . 293 p. Jol , H.M. , and Smith , D.G. , 1991 , Ground-penetrating radar of northern lacustrine deltas : Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences , v. 28 p. 1939 – 1947 . Jordan...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 July 2001
Geology (2001) 29 (7): 659-662.
...Leal A.K. Mertes; Jonathan A. Warrick Abstract The 1300-km-long California coast receives output from watersheds that range from ∼10 km 2 within the coastal mountain ranges to ∼120 000 km 2 for the drainage basins of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. Results from a combination of field...
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—Northwest-southeast strike section, southern <b>Sacramento</b> and northern <b>San</b> J...
Published: 01 May 1983
Fig. 8 —Northwest-southeast strike section, southern Sacramento and northern San Joaquin basins, showing lateral continuity of Starkey sand beds. Starkey overlies slope deposits of Delta shale. Note that lowest Starkey sand bed is correlated with lower Winters sand seaward of shelf edge in well 4
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1978
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1978) 68 (6): 1717-1729.
..., sandblows, and hydrologic changes were reported from Sacramento to the Colorado River delta. Most reports say that shaking lasted between one and three minutes. At least two large aftershocks occurred within a week of the main event. 09 6 1978 Copyright © 1978, by the Seismological Society...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1999
AAPG Bulletin (1999) 83 (6): 898-924.
... clinoforms defined the top of a sandy delta-fed submarine apron. Figure 11 —Generalized conceptual physiographic diagram of the southeastern San Joaquin during deposition of the Stevens sandstone. Diagram shows the ancestral Kern River transporting sands from the southern Sierra Nevada to a deltaic...
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Journal Article
Published: 16 May 2017
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2017) 17 (2): 92-100.
... province are low, but extensive use and loss of elemental Hg during amalgamation processing of ore from lode and placer Au deposits led to widespread contamination of Hg in the Sierra Nevada foothills and downstream areas, such as the SacramentoSan Joaquin Delta and San Francisco Bay. This review paper...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1924
AAPG Bulletin (1924) 8 (1): 29-40.
... the southern half of the San Joaquin Valley and known as the San Joaquin Valley fields. The San Joaquin Valley occupies the southern half of the great structural depression of central California which is drained at the present time through the Golden Gate by Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers. The accompanying...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 13 June 2019
Geosphere (2019) 15 (4): 1164-1205.
... the San Joaquin Basin. We also draw attention to other apparent Neogene age grabens to the north of the Walker graben; these grabens either did not fill with much sediment or lost most of whatever fill existed to recent erosion along the medial reaches of the Kern River. Kinematically related...
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