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Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0049(04)
EISBN: 9780813756493
... radiocarbon dating of beds 3–9 will improve age ranges and constrain potential sources. The Salish Sea region, within the forearc of the Cascadia subduction zone, includes the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Puget Sound, and the Strait of Georgia ( Fig. 1 ). This region experiences earthquakes from...
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A  Map of the <b>Salish</b> <b>Sea</b>, Washington State and British Columbia, showing ma...
Published: 01 July 2013
Figure 1 A Map of the Salish Sea, Washington State and British Columbia, showing major physical features and rivers. B Map of Puget Sound showing the sampling area for this study.
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/M41.22
EISBN: 9781862397057
... Table 22.1. Shelf characteristics of Canada's Pacific margin Shelf characteristics Salish Sea Vancouver Island Shelf Pacific North Coast Length of shelf (km) 400 400 500 Average width (km) 30 40 175 Tidal, wave, current ranges 3.0 m tide 3.5 m tide 4.5 m tide...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2013
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2013) 43 (3): 291-304.
...Figure 1 A Map of the Salish Sea, Washington State and British Columbia, showing major physical features and rivers. B Map of Puget Sound showing the sampling area for this study. ...
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Journal: Palynology
Published: 20 December 2018
Palynology (2018) 42 (0): 162-181.
.../licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ ), which permits non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, and is not altered, transformed, or built upon in any way. Gonyaulax ecology Omura Bay Cape Blanc Arabian Sea Salish Sea Santa Barbara...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 July 2000
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2000) 37 (8): 1109-1119.
... hornblende as the dominant mafic phase. Continued retrogradation systematically increases upward through the sill, suggesting that the alteration event is local and retrograde and occurred immediately following crystallization. We acknowledge the help and support of the Confederated Salish–Kootenai...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.0018(01)
EISBN: 9780813756189
... of the Flathead River. MP109 Dixon, Montana, made famous in the poetry of Richard Hugo. “D” on hill to north is placed in Burke and Prichard-Burke transition unit in Salish syncline on east flank of Purcell anticlinorium. This thick transition unit is only present north of the St. Mary fault. MP 116 Jocko...
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Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0049(01)
EISBN: 9780813756493
... into global eustasy and local isostatic effects. Factors we have neglected include the gravitational effect of the ice sheet and the possibility of a local fore-bulge. Figure 5. Relative sea-level histories in the Salish Lowland. Dashed line: RSL (relative sea level) curve for Seattle. Constraints...
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Journal Article
Journal: Paleobiology
Published: 10 May 2016
Paleobiology (2016) 42 (3): 532-546.
... as relative sea level fell from a postglacial highstand, suggesting a local source for faunas with limited over-water dispersal capacities. Results of this study are consistent with insular relictual gigantism in Keen’s mouse, although some modification of the original hypothesis is needed to explain...
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Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0049(00)
EISBN: 9780813756493
... construction”; “Grounding line processes of the southern Cordilleran Ice Sheet in the Puget Lowland”; “Tsunamis in the Salish Sea: Recurrence, sources, hazards”); gray line, trip 6 (“Incorporation of sedimentary rocks into the deep levels of continental magmatic arcs: Links between the North Cascades arc...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2016
PALAIOS (2016) 31 (6): 275-279.
.... Schoengut J.A. Wetthuhn B. 2014 , Biotic segregation in an upper mesotidal dissipative ridge and runnel succession, West Salish Sea, Vancouver Island, British Columbia , in Hembree D.I...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/M41.1
EISBN: 9781862397057
...). The shelf is particularly wide, traversed by palaeovalleys, and dominated by siliciclastic sediments and eddy-current mud deposits. Barrie et al. (2014) describe Canada's western continental shelf, dividing it into three geographical regions: the Salish Sea, the Pacific North Coast and the Vancouver...
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Journal: Palynology
Published: 20 December 2018
Palynology (2018) 42 (0): 231-235.
... palaeoceanographic reconstructions using sedimentary archives. SVETLANA ESENKULOVA is a biologist at the Pacific Salmon Foundation. She leads the phytoplankton research component for the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project. Her study assesses the effects of phytoplankton dynamics in the Strait of Georgia...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2005
Seismological Research Letters (2005) 76 (4): 426-431.
... Alki Point speak of shaking, rocks exploding, and the power coming from sea and land simultaneously (Smith, notes). Williams Point, between Alki and Fauntleroy, is just south of a creek called “Capsize” ( Waterman, 2001 ). Places that have undergone massive transformations are often referred...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2017
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2017) 47 (4): 372-388.
... concentrated. Puget Sound is an estuarine system that encompasses the southern reaches of the Salish Sea, a north–south trending waterway that connects to the Pacific Ocean via the Strait of Juan de Fuca ( Fig. 1 ). Lying inland of the Olympic Peninsula in the United States, and Vancouver Island...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2005
Seismological Research Letters (2005) 76 (2): 140-148.
... not drift out to sea with the others. (Arima et al. , 1991) At the time of initial European contact, Cascadia native groups spoke more than a dozen distinct languages ( Thompson and Kinkade, 1990 ) and lived in a complex social landscape with both similarities and differences between groups...
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Journal Article
Published: 10 January 2018
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2018) 55 (4): 331-342.
.... , and Clague , J. 2016 . Tales from the river bank: An in-situ stone bowl found along the shores of the Salish Sea on the southern northwest coast of British Columbia . Journal of Northwest Anthropology , 49 : 1 – 26 . Robertson , A. 1984 . Carex of Newfoundland . Canadian Forest Service...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 October 2013
PALAIOS (2013) 28 (10): 724-735.
... Alexander, 1986a ; Leighton, 2003b ; Kowalewski et al., 2005 ; Harper, 2011 ; Leighton et al., 2013 ). The palatability of modern brachiopods was assessed in a series of feeding trials conducted at Friday Harbor Laboratories (Salish Sea, Washington, United States) using the following marine...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1130/2014.0038(03)
EISBN: 9780813756387
... streams into the Salish Sea. The Nooksack, at 1400 × 10 3 , is the largest following the Skagit (2800 × 10 3 ). Rivers draining volcanoes carry the largest load. The Nooksack drains Mount Baker, the Skagit drains Baker and Glacier Peaks, and the Puyallup (980 × 10 3 tonnes) drains Mount Rainier (after...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2007.273.01.07
EISBN: 9781862395213
... to cover a variety of sea-monsters appearing in the stories, (b) Date range estimates and quotes used to calculate date range estimates. Date range estimates used the following assumptions: a ‘generation’ is no fewer than 15 and no more than 40 years, events before age 5 are not remembered, the maximum...
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