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GSA Decade of North American Geology

Published between 1982 and 2005, the Decade of North American Geology offers a comprehensive look at the geology of North America. These valuable resources include many large maps, transects, and more.

The Geology of North America

  • Volume A (1989): The Geology of North America—An Overview
  • Volume C1 (1998): Geology of the Precambrian Superior and Grenville Provinces and Precambian Fossils in North America
  • Volume C2 (1992): Precambrian: Conterminous U.S.
  • Volume D1 (1993): Sedimentary Cover of the Craton in Canada
  • Volume D2 (1988): Sedimentary Cover—North American Craton—U.S.
  • Volume E (1991): Geology of the Innuitian Orogen and Arctic Platform of Canada and Greenland
  • Volume F1 (1995): Geology of the Appalachian—Caledonian Orogen in Canada and Greenland
  • Volume F2 (1989): The Appalachian-Ouachita Orogen in the United States
  • Volume G1 (1994): The Geology of Alaska
  • Volume G2 (1991): Geology of the Cordilleran Orogen in Canada
  • Volume G3 (1992): Cordilleran Orogen, Conterminous U.S.
  • Volume H (1991): The Caribbean Region
  • Volume I1 (1990): Geology of the Continental Margins of Eastern Canada
  • Volume I2 (1988): The Atlantic Continental Margin: U.S.
  • Volume J (1991): The Gulf of Mexico Basin
  • Volume K1 (1989): Quaternary Geology of Canada and Greenland
  • Volume K2 (1991): Quaternary Nonglacial Geology: Conterminous U.S
  • Volume K3 (1987): North America and Adjacent Oceans During the Last Deglaciation
  • Volume L (1990): The Arctic Ocean Region
  • Volume M (1986): The Western North Atlantic Region
  • Volume N (1989): The Eastern Pacific Ocean and Hawaii
  • Volume O1 (1990): Surface Water Hydrology
  • Volume O2 (1988): Hydrogeology
  • Volume P1 (1995): Geology of Canadian Mineral Deposit Types
  • Volume P2 (1991): Economic Geology, US
  • Volume P3 (1991): Economic Geology, Mexico

Centennial Special Volumes

  • Volume 1 (1985): Geologists and Ideas: A history of North American Geology
  • Volume 2 (1987): Geomorphic Systems of North America
  • Volume 3 (1991): The Heritage of Engineering Geology: The First Hundred Years
  • Volume 4 (1990): Archaeological Geology of North America

Centennial Field Guides

  • Volume 1 (1987): Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America
  • Volume 2 (1987): Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America
  • Volume 3 (1987): North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America
  • Volume 4 (1988): South-Central Section of the Geological Society of America
  • Volume 5 (1987): Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America
  • Volume 6 (1988): Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America

Decade of North American Geology Special Publications

  • Volume 1 (1982): Perspectives in Regional Geological Synthesis: Planning for The Geology of North America
  • Volume 2 (1988): History in the Making; The Evolution of the Decade of North American Geology Project

Continent Scale Map Series (scale 1:5,000,000)

  • Volume 1 (2005): Geologic Map of North America
  • Volume 2 (1987): Gravity Anomaly Map of North America
  • Volume 3 (1987): Magnetic Anomaly Map of North America
  • Volume 4 (1988): Seismicity Map of North America
  • Volume 5 (1991): Stress Map of North America
  • Volume 6 (1992): Geothermal Map of North America
  • Volume (1992): Neotectonics of North America

Continent/Ocean Transects (scale 1:500,000)

  • Volume A-2 (1985): Kodiak to Kuskokwim, Alaska
  • Volume A-3 (1991): Gulf of Alaska to Arctic Ocean
  • Volume B-1 (1985): Intermontane Belt (Skeena Mts.) to Insular Belt (Queen Charlotte Islands)
  • Volume B-2 (1985): Juan de Fuca Plate to Alberta Plains
  • Volume B-3 (1986): Juan de Fuca spreading ridge to Montana thrust belt
  • Volume C-1 (1989): Mendocino Triple Junction to North American Craton
  • Volume C-2 (1986): Central California Offshore to Colorado Plateau
  • Volume C-3 (1985): Pacific abyssal plain to the Rio Grande Rift
  • Volume D-1 (1985): Northern Appalachians
  • Volume D-2 (1985): Transform Margin South of Grand Banks: Offshore Eastern Canada
  • Volume D-3 (1984): Rifted Continental Margin off Nova Scotia
  • Volume D-4 (1985): Rifted continental margin off Labrador
  • Volume E-1 (1993): Adirondacks to Georges Bank
  • Volume E-3 (1995): Southwestern Pennsylvania to Baltimore Canyon Trough
  • Volume E-4 (1991): Central Kentucky to the Carolina Trough
  • Volume E-5 (1994): Cumberland Plateau to Blake Plateau
  • Volume G (1986): Somerset Island to Canada Basin
  • Volume H-1 (1990): La Paz to Saltillo, Northwestern and Northern Mexico
  • Volume H-3 (1990): Acapulco Trench to the Gulf of Mexico across southern Mexico
  • Volume TSD (1991): Tectonic Section Display
  • Volume (1994): Phanerozoic Evolution of North American Continent-Ocean Transitions
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