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Bibliography of the lunar surface
The term "surface" in this bibliography is defined to include landforms and surface materials and the nature of, and processes responsible for, their physical characteristics. References are divided into two listings: (1) Surface features and materials; and (2) Telescopic observations. The former is accompanied by a subject index, the latter by a...Freeberg, Jacquelyn H.
Preliminary geologic investigation of the Apollo 12 landing site: Part A: Geology of the Apollo 12 Landing Site
This report provides a preliminary description of the geologic setting of the lunar samples returned fromt he Apollo 12 mission. A more complete interpretation of the geology of the site will be prepared after thorough analysis of the data.Shoemaker, E.M.; Batson, R.M.; Bean, A.L.; Conrad, C.; Dahlem, D.H.; Goddard, E.N.; Hait, M.H.; Larson, K.B.; Schaber, G.G.; Schleicher, D.L.; Sutton, R.L.; Swann, G.A.; Waters, A.C.
Preliminary geologic investigation of the Apollo 12 landing site: Part B: photometric and polarimetric properties of the lunar regolith
Several special, as well as general, photometric and polarimetric studies of the lunar regolith in the vicinity of the Apollo 12 landing site have been undertaken by means of the black-and-white photographs obtained on the geologic traverse during the second extravehicular activity (EVA) period.Holt, H.E.; Rennilson, J.J.
Effects of the earthquake of March 27, 1964, on the Alaska Railroad: Chapter D in The Alaska earthquake, March 27, 1964: effects on transportation, communications, and utilities
In the 1964 Alaska earthquake, the federally owned Alaska Railroad sustained damage of more than $35 million: 54 percent of the cost for port facilities; 25 percent, roadbed and track; 9 percent, buildings and utilities; 7 percent, bridges and culverts; and 5 percent, landslide removal. Principal causes of damage were: (1) landslides, landslide-...McCulloch, David S.; Bonilla, Manuel G.
Map showing relative amounts of landslides in CaliforniaRadbruch, Dorothy H.; Crowther, Kenneth C.
The Alaska earthquake, March 27, 1964: lessons and conclusions
One of the greatest earthquakes of all time struck south-central Alaska on March 27, 1964. Strong motion lasted longer than for most recorded earthquakes, and more land surface was dislocated, vertically and horizontally, than by any known previous temblor. Never before were so many effects on earth processes and on the works of man available for...Eckel, Edwin B.
Interstitial water studies on small core samples, Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 5
Leg 5 samples fall into two categories with respect to interstitial water composition: 1) rapidly deposited terrigenous or appreciably terrigenous deposits, such as in Hole 35 (western Escanaba trough, off Cape Mendocino, California); and, 2) slowly deposited pelagic clays and biogenic muds and oozes. Interstitial waters in the former show modest...Manheim, F.T.; Chan, K.M.; Sayles, F.L.
Interstitial water studies on small core samples, Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 3
Eleven samples of fluids which had been squeezed on board ship, and four, packaged sediment samples were received in our laboratories. As in Leg 2, the volumes of fluid available were scanty and did not permit multiple determinations of constituents in many of the samples; in Hole 21 the fluid available sufficed only for refractometer readings (a...Manheim, F.T.; Chan, K.M.; Kerr, D.; Sunda, W.
Geologic setting of the lunar samples returned by the Apollo 11 missionShoemaker, E.M.; Bailey, N.G.; Batson, R.M.; Dahlem, D.H.; Foss, T.H.; Grolier, M.J.; Goddard, E.N.; Hait, M.H.; Holt, H.E.; Larson, K.B.; Rennilson, J.J.; Schaber, G.G.; Schleicher, D.L.; Schmitt, H.H.; Sutton, R.L.; Swann, G.A.; Waters, A.C.; West, M.N.
History of the geomagnetic field
Direct measurements of the direction and strength of the earth's magnetic field have provided a knowledge of the field's form and behavior during the last few hundreds of years. For older times, however, it has been necessary to measure the magnetism of certain rocks to learn what the geomagnetic field was like. For example, when a lava flow...Doell, Richard R.
The Alaska earthquake, March 27, 1964: effects on communities
This is the second in a series of six reports that the U.S. Geological Survey published on the results of a comprehensive geologic study that began, as a reconnaissance survey, within 24 hours after the March 27, 1964, Magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake and extended, as detailed investigations, through several field seasons. The 1964 Great...Hansen, Wallace R.; Kachadoorian, Reuben; Coulter, Henry W.; Migliaccio, Ralph R.; Waller, Roger M.; Stanley, Kirk W.; Lemke, Richard W.; Plafker, George; Eckel, Edwin B.; Mayo, Lawrence R.
Effects of the earthquake of March 27, 1964, on various communities: Chapter G in The Alaska earthquake, March 27, 1964: effects on communities
The 1964 earthquake caused wide-spread damage to inhabited places throughout more than 60,000 square miles of south-central Alaska. This report describes damage to all communities in the area except Anchorage, Whittier, Homer, Valdez, Seward, the communities of the Kodiak group of islands, and communities in the Copper River Basin; these were...Plafker, George; Kachadoorian, Reuben; Eckel, Edwin B.; Mayo, Lawrence R.