Richard Harrison

Biography

Hometown: Fulton, Missouri

Professional Geologist since 1978

B.A. Mathemathics, 1971, Westminister College, Fulton Missouri

B.S. Geology, 1978, SE Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

M,S. Geology, 1980, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM

PhD Geology, 1990, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM

Worked in mining & exploration industry from 1980-1990. Goldfield Corp., Phelps Dodge, First Mississippi Gold

Employee as geologists with USGS since 1992, 13 yrs of research, 7 years Science Center Ditector (2003-2010)

 

1990-1991: Assistant Professor, NM Tech, Taught under-graduate and graduate courses in tectonics, structural geology, sedimento-logy, and physical geology

1992-1993: Post-Doctorate research position on the Midcontinent Project in the Branch of Eastern Regional Geology, USGS- Art Schultz, Project Chief

1993-1995: Research geologist on Midcontinent Project- Art Schultz, Project Chief

1994-1996: Principal investigator and Project Chief of the Fort Leonard Wood Military Project

1995-1997: Project Chief of the Midcontinent Urban Corridor Geologic Mapping and Ozark National Park Projects

1997-1999: Project Chief and Research Scientist for Eastern Region National Park Service Project funded by the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program

2001-2003: Research Scientist for the Cyprus Project- Seismic Hazard Assessment of the Nicosia, Cyprus Area

1999-2003: Project Chief and Research Scientist for the Karst Applied Research Studies Through Geologic Mapping Project (previous known as Midcontinent Karst Systems and Geologic

        Mapping Project)

2002-2004: United Nations (UNOPS) project on ‘Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment of the Greater Nicosia Area’. Served as Project Chief for the USGS in partnership with the Geological Survey                             Department of Cyprus

2005: Fulbright Grant from US State Department to study the Neotectonics of the eastern and northern portions of Cyprus; sponsored by the Geological Survey Department of Cyprus

2009-2010: State department (OFDA)-funded research in neotectonics of Cyprus

2003-2010: Science Center Director, Eastern Geology and PaleoClimate Science Center, Reston, VA

2010-2012: Project Chief and Research Geologist in neotectonics in Central and Eastern U.S., present research is into paleoseismicity in the Central Virginia Seismic Zone

 

Publications:

  1. Harrison, R.W., and Coffin, G.C., 1982, Geology of the Dog Springs Quadrangle and eastern third of the Cal Ship Mesa quadrangle, compiled by G.R. Osburn: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral resources Open-file Report 139c, 1:24,000 scale.

 

2. Freeman, P.S., and Harrison, R.W., 1984, Geology and development of the St. Cloud silver deposit, Sierra County, New Mexico:  Arizona Geological Society Digest, v. 15, p. 231-233 (60% text, 80% ideas).

 

3. Harrison, R.W., 1986, General geology of the Chloride mining district, Sierra and Catron Counties, New Mexico:  New Mexico Geological Society37th Guidebook, p. 265-272.

 

4. Osburn, G.R., Harrison, R.W., Eggleston, T.L., Lozinsky, R.P., and Maxwell, C.H., 1986, First-day road log, from Truth or Consequences to Sierra Cuchillo, Winston graben, Winston, South Fork Cuchillo Negro Creek, Fluorine, and central Black Range:  New Mexico Geological Society37th Guidebook, p. 1-19 (30% text, 25% ideas, 25% field work).

 

5. Lozinsky, R.P., Osburn, G.R., and Harrison, R.W., 1986, Second-day road log, from Truth or Consequences to Fra Cristobal Mountains via Elephant Butte dam, northern Caballo Mountains, Cutter sag, and Jornada del Muerto; Segment A, from Truth or Consequences to Deep Well assembly point:  New Mexico Geological Society37th Guidebook, p. 22-28 (10% text, 20% ideas, 20% field work).

 

6. Harrison, R.W., 1988, Mineral paragenesis, structure, and "ore shoot" geometry at the U.S. Treasury mine, Chloride mining district, New Mexico:  New Mexico Geology, v. 10, no. 1, p. 10-11, 15-16.

 

7. Harrison, R.W., 1988, Primary structural control of epithermal mineralized shoots in southeastern Chloride mining district, New Mexico:  New Mexico Geology, v. 10, no. 4, p. 80-81.

 

8. Harrison, R.W., 1989, Geologic map of the Winston 7 ½ minute quadrangle, New Mexico:  New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, Open-file Report 358, 2 sheets, 18 p.

 

9. Harrison, R.W., 1989, A regional study of precious metal mineralization:  Chloride Mining district, New Mexico; in Precious and Rare Metal Technologies, Torma, A.E. and Gundiler, I.H., eds.:  Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., p. 51-67.

 

10. Harrison, R.W., 1989, Exotic blocks within the early Tertiary Rubio Peak Formation in north-central Black Range, New Mexico:  Occurrence, insights into post-emplacement tectonic activity, economic implications, and emplacement hypothesis:  New Mexico Geological Society40th Guidebook, p. 99-106.

 

11. Harrison, R.W., 1990, Cenozoic stratigraphy, structure, and epithermal mineralization of north-central Black Range, New Mexico in the regional framework of south-central New Mexico:  Unpublished Ph.D dissertation, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, 359 p.

 

12. Norman, D.I., Harrison, R.W., and Behr, C.B., 1991, Geology and geochemical analysis of mineralizing fluids at St. Cloud and U.S. Treasury mines, Chloride mining district, New Mexico:  Journal of Geochemical Exploration, v. 42, p. 1-29 (75% text, 40% ideas).

 

13. Harrison, R.W., Lozinsky, R.P., Eggleston, T.L., and McIntosh, W.C., 1993, Geologic map of the Truth or consequences 30x60 minute quadrangle:  New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, Open-file Report 390, 1:100,000 scale, 1 sheet, 16 p. (100% text and map, 75% field work).

 

14. Lozinsky, R.P., Harrison, R.W., and Lekson, S.H., 1994, Elephant Butte Lake-Eastern Black Range Region:  Journeys from desert lakes to mountain ghost towns:  New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, Scenic Trip to the Geologic Past No. 16 , 169 p. (20% text, 40% field work).

 

15. Harrison, R.W., 1994, The Winston graben, New Mexico:  structure, stratigraphy, and tectonic setting, in  Keller, G.R. and Cather, S.M., eds., Basins of the Rio Grande Rift; in  Structure, Stratigraphy, and Tectonic Setting, Geological Society of America Special Paper 291, p. 227-240.

 

16. Harrison, R.W., and Schultz, A.P., 1994, Strike-slip faulting at Thebes Gap, Missouri-Illinois:  Implications for New Madrid tectonism:  Tectonics, v. 13, no. 2, p. 246-257 (80% text, 80% field work).

 

17. Harrison, R.W., and Schultz, A.P., 1994, Geologic map of the Coffman 7 ½' quadrangle, Ste. Genevieve Co., Missouri:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-419, scale 1:24,000 (50-50%).

 

18. Schultz, A.P., and Harrison, R.W., 1994, Geologic map of the Minnith 7 ½' quadrangle, Ste. Genevieve and Penny Counties, Missouri:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-421, scale 1:24,000 (40-50%).

 

19. Harrison, R.W., 1995, Chapter 7. Report on investigations of the Benton Hills, Scott County, Missouri; in Esling, S.P., and Blum, M.D., eds., Quaternary Sections in Southern Illinois and Southeast Missouri: Guidebook to 42nd Annual Meeting, Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene, May 19-21, 1995, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

      20. Harrison, R.W., 1995, Geologic map of the Eolia 7 ½-minute quadrangle, Missouri:  U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Investigations MF-2277, 1:24,000 scale, 1 sheet

(text with  structural descriptions, analyses, and interpretations of the Cap au Gres faulted monocline and Lincoln fold).

 

21. Harrison, R.W., Litwin, R.J., Repetski, J.E., Mason, David, and Schultz, Art, 1996, Results of drilling in the English Hill area, Benton Hills, Scott County, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-44, 75 pp. (60% work, 95% text)

 

22. Harrison, R.W., Orndorff, R.C., and Weems, R.E., 1996, Geology of the Fort Leonard Wood Military Reservation and adjacent areas, south-central Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File report 96-60, 256 pp., 10 sheets, scale 1;24,000. (Approximately four 7.5-minute quadrangles) (60% field work, 80% text)

 

23. Palmer, J.R., Hoffman, David, Vaughn, J.D., and Harrison, R.W., 1996, Late Quaternary faulting and earthquake liquefaction features in southern Missouri: The identification of new earthquake hazards: Association of Missouri Geologists 43rd Annual Meeting and Field Trip Guidebook, Sept. 20 & 21, 1996, Cape Girardeau, Mo, 43 pp. (25% work and text) To be reprinted as Missouri Dept. Of Natural resources/ Division of Geology and Land Survey Open-File Report.

 

      24. Harrison, R.W., and Litwin, R.J., 1997, Campanian coastal plain sediments in southern Missouri and southern Illinois- significance to the early geologic history of the northern Mississippi Embayment: Cretaceous Research, v. 18 p. 687-696.

 

25. Harrison, R.W., 1997, Geologic map of the St. Louis 30X60 minute quadrangle, Missouri and Illinois: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map I-2533, scale 1:100,000, 2 sheets, 7 p. pamphlet (structural descriptions and analysis).

 

26. Harrison, R.W., 1997, Midcontinent Urban Corridor Mapping Project: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet R97-0256, 1 sheet.

 

27. Harrison, R.W., 1997, Geology of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet R97-0272, 1 sheet.

 

28. Palmer, J.R., Shoemaker, Michael, Hoffman, David, Anderson, N.L., Vaughn, J.D., and Harrison, R.W., 1997, Seismic evidence of Quaternary faulting in the Benton Hills area, southeast Missouri: Seismological Research Letters, v. 68, no. 4, p. 650-661. (20% ideas, 10% text)

 

29. Orndorff, R.C., and Harrison, R.W., 1997, Preliminary geological map of the Spring Valley 30' X 60' quadrangle, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-434, scale 1:100,000, 1 sheet.

 

30. Harrison, R.W., Palmer, J.R., Hoffman, David, Vaughn, J.D., Forman, S.L., McGeehin, Jack, and Frederiksen, N.O., 1997, Profiles and documentation of fault-exploration trenches in the English Hill area, Scott City 7.5-minute quadrangle, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-474, 111 p. (a report to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission documenting Quaternary deformation; the bulk of this documentincluding trench logs, is being reproduced as part of  Geology of the Scott City 7.5-minute Quadrangle)

 

  31. Harrison, R.W., 1997, Faults in the Thebes Gap area, southeast Missouri and southern Illinois; in Database on Quaternary faults in the United States; in Machette, M., and Haller, K., compilers, International Lithosphere Program’s “World Map of Active Faults”.

 

      32. McDowell, R.C., Orndorff, R.C., Harrison, R.W., Weems, R.E., Weary, D.J., Repetski, J.E., Imes, F.L., and Kleeschulte, M.J., 1998, New geologic mapping in the Ozarks of southern Missouri, USA: an approach to understanding the hydrologic framework; in Brahana and others, eds., Gambling with Groundwater-Physical, Chemical, and Biological Aspects of Aquifer-Stream Relations: International Association of Hydrologist XXVIII Congress and Annual Meeting of the American Institute of HydrologyInformation Circular #3, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 1998, p. 527-531.

 

33. Harrison, R.W., 1999, Geologic map of the Thebes 7 ½-minute quadrangle, Illinois and Missouri:  U.S. Geological Survey GQ-1779, scale 1;24,000, 1 sheet (structural analysis of faults that overlie the Commerce Geophysical Lineament).

 

34. Nelson, W.J., Harrison, R.W., and Hoffman, David, 1999, Neotectonics of the northern Mississippi Embayment: Field Trip Guidebook for the North-Central section of the Geological Society of America, Champaign, IL, April, 24-25, 1999; Illinois State Geological Survey Guidebook 30, 34 p. (Descriptions and analysis of Quaternary faulting) (33% ideas and text) (Director’s Approval 8/19/98)

 

35. Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., Pratt, T.L., Harrison, R.W., and Hoffman, David, 1999, Deformation and Quaternary faulting in southeast Missouri across the Commerce geophysical lineament; Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 89, no. 1, p. 140-155. (geologic input to a geophysical paper) (Director’s Approval 3/98)

 

36. Harrison, R.W., Palmer, J.R., Hoffman, David, Vaughn, J.D., Wiscombe, C.L., Stephenson,  Odum, J., Williams, R., Forman, S.L., and McGeehin, J.,1999, An example of neotectonism in a continental interior-Thebes Gap, Midcontinent, United States: Tectonophysics , v. 305. Nos. 1-3, p. 399-417.

          

      37. Orndorff, R.C., Sebela, Stanka, Weary, D.J., McDowell, R.C., Harrison, R.W., and Weems,                              R.E., 1999, A geologic framework in karst- U.S. Geological Survey contributions to the                                hydrogeology of the Ozarks of Missouri; in Beck. B.F. Pettit, A.P., and Herring, J. G., eds.                           Hydrogeology and engineering geology of sinkholes and karst-1999; Proceedings of Seventh                      Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental                                 Impacts of Karst, Harrisburg, PA, p. 57-62.

 

      38. Orndorff, R.C., Harrison, R.W., and Weary, D.J., 1999, Geologic map of the Eminence 7.5-                            minute quadrangle, Shannon County, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations                            Map I-2653, scale 1:24,000.

 

39. McDowell, R.C., and Harrison, R.W., 2000, Geologic map of the Powder Mill Ferry 7.5-minute quadrangle, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2722, scale            1:24,000.

 

40. Orndorff, R. C., and Harrison, R.W., 2001, Geology of the Winona 7.5-minute quadrangle, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2741,Scale 1:24,000, 1 sheet.

 

  41. Harrison, R.W., Palmer, J.R., Hoffman, David, Vaughn, J.D., Repetski, J.E., Frederiksen, N.O., and Forman, S.L., 2002, Geologic map of the Scott City 7.5-minute quadrangle, Scott and Cape Girardeau Counties, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Geologic Series Map I-2744, Scale 1:24,000, 2 sheets.  (Sheet 2 contains logs of fault-exploration trenches, which document the Quaternary faulting found in this quadrangle)

 

      42. Hoffman, D., Schweig, E.S., and Harrison, R.W., 2001, Neotectonics of southeast Missouri featuring the New Madrid seismic zone: Association of Engineering Geologists and American Institute of Professional Geologists, 2001 Joint Meeting, St. Louis, Sept. 29-Oct. 7, 2001, p. 131-156.

 

43. Harrison, R.W., and Schultz, Art, 2002, Tectonic framework for the southwestern margin of                            the Illinois Basin and its influence on neotectonism and seismicity:Seismological Research                        Letters, v. 73, no. 5, p. 685-718.

 

44. Harrison, R.W., Newell, W.L., and Necdet, M., 2002, Karstification Along an Active Fault Zone    in Cyprus, in Kuniansky, E., ed., U.S. Geological Survey Karst Interest Group Proceedings, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, August 20-22, 2002: USGS Water-Resource Investigations Report 02-4174, p. 45-48.

 

45. Harrison, R.W., Orndorff, R.C., and Weary, D.J., 2002, Geologic map of the Stegall Mountain 7.5-minute quadrangle, Shannon and Carter Counties, south-central Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2767, scale 1:24,000, 1 sheet.

 

46. Harrison, R.W., Lowell, G.R., Clendenin, C.W., and Dolde, J.L., 2002, Pre-meeting field trip to St. Francois Mountains- New Madrid Earthquake Hazards Zone, International Basement Tectonics Association 2002 Annual Meeting, 89 p.

 

47. Cather, S.M., and Harrison, R.W., 2002, Lower Paleozoic isopach maps of southern New Mexico and their implications for Laramide and Ancestral Rocky Mountain tectonism:New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 53rd Field Conference, p. 85-101.

 

48. Lowell, G.R., Harrison, R.W., and Clendenin, C.W., 2003, Basement-Cover Tectonic Relationships in Southeastern Missouri: Geological Society of America, South Central and Eastern Regions Joint Meeting, March, 2003, Field Trip Guidebook 89 p.

 

49. Harrison, R.W. and McDowell, R.E., 2003, Geologic map of the Handy and Wilderness quadrangles, Oregon and Ripley Counties, Missouri, U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2801,  scale 1:24,000, 1 sheet.

 

50. Harrison, R.W., and Panayides, I., 2004, A restraining-bend model for the neotectonic setting and uplift of Cyprus: 5th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 14-19, v. 2, p. 843-846.

 

      51. Harrison R.W., Newell, W.L., Batihanli, H., Panayides, I., McGeehin, J.P., Mahan, S.A.,    Őzhűr,A., Tsiolakis, E., and Necdet, M., 2004, Tectonic Framework and Late Cenozoic Tectonic History of the Northern Part of Cyprus: Implications for Earthquake Hazards and Regional Tectonics, Journal of Asian Earth, v. 23, p.191-210.

 

52. Harrison, R.W., and Cather, S.M., 2004, The Hot Springs fault system of south-central New Mexico—evidence for the northward translation of the Colorado Plateau during the Laramide orogeny, in Kelley, S., Cather, S.M., and McIntosh, W., eds., Tectonics, geochronology, and

           volcanism in the southern Rocky Mountains and Rio Grande rift: New Mexico Bureau of Mines

     and Mineral Resources Bulletin 160, p. 161-179.

 

53. Weary, D.J., Harrison, R.W., Wright, M.P., Jacobson, R.B., Pavich, M.J., Mahan, S.A., and Wronkiewicz, D.J., 2004, Constraints on the geologic history of the karst system in southern Missouri, U.S.A. provided by cosmogenic and physical/chemical characteristics of doline fill: Acta Carsologica, v. 33, no. 2, p. 207-217.

 

54. Newell, W.L., Stone, Byron, and Harrison, Richard, 2004, Holocene alluvium around Lefkosia (Nicosia), Cyprus, in Martin-Duque, J.F., Brebbia, C.A., Godfrey, A.E., and Diaz de Teran, J.R., eds., Geo-Environment, Monitoring, Simulation and Remediation of the Geological Environment: WITPRESS, Southhampton,U.K., p. 71-80.

 

55. Orndorff, R.C., Weary, D.J., and Harrison, R.W., 2006, The role of sandstone in the development of an Ozark karst system, south-central Missouri, in Harmon, R.S., and Wicks, C., eds., Perspectives on karst geomorphology, hydrology, and geochemistry-A tribute volume to Derek C. Ford and William B. White:  Geological Society of America Special Paper 404, p. 31-38.

 

56. Harrison, R.W., Newell, W.L., Tsiolakis, E., Necdet, M., Panayides, I., Batihanli, H., Ozur, A., Bersoy, O., Stone, B.D., Zomeni, Z., Lord, A.R., and Schindler, S.J., 2008, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Greater Lefkosias Area, Cyprus: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3046, 1 sheet, scale 1:25,000, 18 p. pamphlet.

 

57. Harrison, R.W., 2008, A model for the plate tectonic evolution of the eastern Mediterranean region that emphasizes the role of transform (strike-slip) structures: proceedings of the 1st WSEAS International Conference on Environment and Geological Science and Engineering (EG’08), Malta, Sept. 11-14, p. 153-158.

 

58. Yazidi, A., Benziane, F., Walsh, G.J., Harrison, R.W., Saadane, A., Yazidi, M., Quick, J.E., El Fahssi, A., Stone, B.D., Aleinikoff, J.N., and et Ejjaoqani, H., 2008, Cartes Géologique du Maroc au 1/50 000 Feville Ait Semgane, Notes et Memoires Service Géologique No. 472 bis: Plan National de Cartographie Géologique, Éditions du Service du Maroc, Rabat., Royaume du Maroc, Ministere de l’Energie, des Mines, de l’Eau et du l’Environnement Departement de l’Energie et des Mines Direction du Developpement Minier, 1 sheet. 50,000 scale.

 

59. Yazidi, A., Benziane, F., Walsh, G.J., Harrison, R.W., Saadane, A., Yazidi, M., Quick, J.E., El Fahssi, A., Stone, B.D., Aleinikoff, J.N., et Ejjaoqani, H., and Kalai, Mohamed, 2008, Cartes Géologique du Maroc au 1/50 000 Feville Ait Semgane, Memoire Explicatif: Notes et Memoires Service Géologique No. 472 bis: Plan National de Cartographie Géologique, Éditions du Service du Maroc, Rabat, Royaume du Maroc, Ministere de l’Energie, des Mines, de l’Eau et du l’Environnement Departement de l’Energie et des Mines Direction du Developpement Minier, 113 p.

 

60. Harrison, R.W., Yazidi, A., Benziane, F.,  Quick, J.E., El Fahssi, A., Stone, B.D., Yazidi, M., Saadane, A., Walsh, G.J., Aleinikoff, J.N., and et Ejjaoqani, H., 2008, Cartes Géologique du Maroc au 1/50 000 Feville Tizqui, Notes et Memoires Service Géologique No. 470 bis: Plan National de Cartographie Géologique, Éditions du Service du Maroc, Rabat, Royaume du Maroc, Ministere de l’Energie, des Mines, de l’Eau et du l’Environnement Departement de l’Energie et des Mines Direction du Developpement Minier, 1 sheet, 50.000 scale.

 

61. Harrison, R.W., Yazidi, A., Benziane, F.,  Quick, J.E., El Fahssi, A., Stone, B.D., Yazidi, M., Saadane, A., Walsh, G.J., Aleinikoff, J.N., et Ejjaoqani, H.,  and Kalai, M., 2008, Cartes Géologique du Maroc au 1/50 000 Feville Tizqui, Memoire Explicatif, Notes et Memoires Service Géologique No. 470 bis: Plan National de Cartographie Géologique, Éditions du Service du Maroc, Rabat, Royaume du Maroc, Ministere de l’Energie, des Mines, de l’Eau et du l’Environnement Departement de l’Energie et des Mines Direction du Developpement Minier, 131 p.

 

62. Lowell, G. R., Harrison, R.W., Weary, D.J., Orndorff, R.C., Repetski, J.E., and Pierce, H.A., 2010, Rift-related volcanism and karst geohydrology of the southern Ozark dome: inEvans, K.R., and Aber, J.S., eds., From Precambrian Rift Volcanoes to the Mississippian Shelf Margin: Geological Field Excursions in the Ozark Mountains: Geological Society of America Field Guide 17, p. 99-158.

 

63. Harrison, R.W., Tsiolakis, E., Stone, B.D., Lord, A., McGeehin, J.P., Mahan, S.A., and Chirico, P, 2012, Evidence from Cyprus on Late Pleistocene and Holocene uplift history of the southern margin of the Anatolian microplate: implications for active plate margin tectonics: in Robertson, A. (eds) Geologic development of Anatolia and the easternmost Mediterranean region, Geological Society of London Special Paper 372, Chapter 3. Geological Society, London, Special Publications v.372, first published August 22, 2012; doi 10.1144/SP372.3.

 

64. Walsh, G.J., Benziane, F., Aleinikoff, J.N., Harrison, R.W., Yazidi, A., Burton, W.C., Quick, J.E., and Saadane, A., 2012, Neoproterozoic tectonic evolution of the Jebel Saghro and Bou Azzer – El Graara inliers, eastern and central Anti-Atlas, Morocco: Precambrian Research v. 216-219, p. 23-62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2012.06.010.

 

65. Cikosa, C.T. and Harrison, R.W., 2012, Stratigraphic and structural development of the southern Winston graben, Rio Grande rift, southwestern New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 

ABSTRACTS

 

 

     1.

 seismic zone: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, No. 4, p. 14. Harrison, R.W., 1987, Cenozoic structure of north-central Black Range, New Mexico [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 19, no. 7, p. 694. 

 

2.Harrison, R.W., 1989, Early Tertiary wrench-fault tectonics along the eastern flank of the Black Range, southwestern New Mexico [abs.]:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 21, no. 6, p. 203. 

 

     3.Harrison, R.W., and Chapin, C.E., 1990, A NNE-trending, dextral wrench-fault zone of Laramide age in southern New Mexico [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 22, no. 7, p. 327 (75% text, 80% ideas). 

 

     4. Harrison, R.W., 1991, Multiple periods of Laramide tectonism in SW New Mexico [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 23, no. 4, p. 23. 

 

     5. Harrison, R.W., and Lozinsky, R.P., 1991, Structures of the Rio Grande rift in northern Sierra County, New Mexico [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 23, no. 4, p. 31 (100% ideas and text, 75% field work). (INVITED)

 

     6. Harrison, R.W., Norman, D.I., and Campbell, A.R., 1991, Late Oligocene magmatism and mineralization in the north-central Black Range, southwestern New Mexico [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 23, no. 4, p. 23 

 

     7. Harrison, R.W., and Schultz, A.P., 1992, Faulting at Thebes gap, Mo.-Ill.:  Implications for New Madrid tectonism [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 24, no. 6, p. 191. 

 

     8. Schultz, A.P., Baker, G., and Harrison, R.W., 1992, Deformation associated with the Ste. Genevieve fault zone and midcontinent tectonics [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 24, no. 6, p. 181. 

 

     9. Nelson, J., and Harrison, R.W., 1993, Post-Cretaceous faulting at head of the Mississippi Embayment [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 2, p. 69-70 

 

     10. Harrison, R.W., and Nelson, W.J., 1993, Is the present-day seismicity in the midcontinent a renewal of an older Neogene tectonic event? [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 6, p. 479 

 

     11. Hoffman, D., Palmer, J.R., Harrison, R.W., Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., and Williams, 1994, Faulting associated with the southeastern escarpment of the Benton Hills, Scott County, Missouri [abs.]:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 1, p. 8. 

 

     12. Harrison, R.W., Hoffman, David, Palmer, J.R., Vaughn, J.D., and Schultz, Art, 1995, Late Quaternary deformation on the English Hill fault, southeast Missouri (abst.): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, no. 6, p. 389.

 

13. Palmer, J.R., Harrison, R.W., Hoffman, David, and Vaughn, 1996, Neotectonic history of the Benton Hills, southeast Missouri (abst.): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 28, no. 2, p. 57. 

 

     14. Hoffman, D., Palmer, J., Vaughn, J.D., and Harrison, R., 1996. Late Quaternary surface faulting at English Hill in southeastern Missouri (abst.): Seismological Research Letters, v. 67, no. 2, p. 41. 

 

     15. Harrison, R.W., Palmer, J.R., Hoffman, David, Vaughn, J.D., and  McDowell, R.C., 1996, Geomorphic expressions of late Quaternary faulting in the Benton Hills, southeast Missouri (abst.): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 28, no. 7, p. 440. 

 

     16. Harrison, R.W., 1997, Geologic Division’s cooperative efforts in southern Missouri (abst.): USGS Water Resource Division, Missouri District’s cooperators meeting, Sept., 1997,Rolla, Missouri. (INVITED)

 

     17. Orndorff, R.C., McDowell, R.C., Harrison, R.W., Weems, R.E., Weary, D.J., and Repetski, J.E., 1997, Assessing issues of seismic hazards and karst hydrology through geologic mapping in the Midcontinent, U.S. (abst.): Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 7, p. .  (INVITED)

 

18. Harrison, R.W., Palmer, J.R., Hoffman, D., Vaughn, J.D., Wiscombe, C., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., Forman, S.L., and McGeehin, J., 1998. Neotectonism in the Thebes Gap area, Midcontinent, United States (abst.): EOS, American Geophysical Union, v.79 , no.5 , p. 243. (INVITED)

 

     19. Harrison, R.W., 1998, Gigantic allochthonous Pennsylvanian limestone blocks within the volcaniclastic Eocene Rubio Peak Formation, Black Range, New Mexico (abst.): Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 5, p. 18. (INVITED)

 

20. Harrison, R.W., 1999, Late-Cretaceous to Holocene tectonic history of structures that overlie the Commerce segment of the Commerce geophysical lineament in the northern Mississippi Embayment, (abst.): Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, no. 5, p. 45. (INVITED)

 

21. Harrison, R.W., Orndorff, R.C., McDowell, R.C., Weems, R.E., Weary, D.J., and Repetski, J.E., 1999, Application of geologic mapping in the Ozarks of southeast Missouri to federal land-management decisions on mineral resource, environmental, and hydrological issues (abst.): Department of Interior Conference on the Environment, April 6-8, 1999, Denver, CO.  (INVITED)

 

22. Harrison, R.W., Lowell, G.R., and Unruh, D.M., 2000, Geology, geochemistry, and age of Mesoproterozoic igneous rocks in the Eminence-Van Buren area: a major structural outlier of St. Francois terrane, south-central Missouri (abst.): Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 3, p. 14.

 

23. McDowell, R.C., Harrison, R.W., Orndorff, R.C., Repetski, J.E., and Weary, D.J., 2000, Geologic mapping and karst studies on public lands in the Ozarks of southern Missouri: Science in the public interest (abst.): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 1, p.58. (INVITED)

 

24. Lowell, G.R., and Harrison, R.W., 2001, The Eminence-Van Buren volcanic series: A Mesoproterozoic rift-related caldera: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. North-Central Region Meeting, April, 2001. 

 

     25. Harrison, R.W., 2003, Far-field Late Paleozoic intraplate deformation in the mid-continent: Implications on collision along the southeastern margin of the North American Plate: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 1, p. 72.

 

26. Orndorff, R.C., Weary, D.J., and Harrison,  R.W., 2003, The role of sandstone in the development of an Ozark karst system, southeastern Missouri: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 6, p. 19-5.

 

27. Harrison, R.W., Weary, D.J., and Orndorff, R.C., 2003, Geologic mapping and framework studies applied to federal land management issues in the Ozarks of Missouri: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 6, p. 134-7.

 

28. Erickson, H.K., Spooner, D.J., Wronkiewicz, D.J., and Harrison, R.W., 2003, X-ray powder diffraction analysis of clay recovered from Big Spring sink, Missouri: Missouri Academy of Science, May, 2003, University of Missouri at Rolla.

 

29. Newell, W.L., Stone, B.D., and Harrison, R.W., 2004, Holocene alluvium around Lefkosia (Nicosia), Cyprus: An archive of land-use, tectonic processes, and climate change: Geo-Environment 2004, 5-7 July, 2004, Segovia, Spain. 

 

30. Harrison, R.W., Wright, M.P., Weary, D.J., Jocobson, R., Pavich, and Wronkiewicz, D. 2005, Contsraints on the geologic history of the karst system in southern Missouri, U.S.A. provided by radiogenic, cosmogenic, and physical/chemical characteristics of sinkhole fill: 2004, in Mihevc, A. and Hajna, N.Z., eds, Dating of Cave Sediments, 12th International Karstological School “Classical Karst”, Karst Research Institute of Slovenia, p. 49. (Director’s Approval 4/22/04).

 

31. Lowell, G. R., Harrison, R. W., and Unruh, D. M., 2005, 1.47 Ga rift-margin volcanism in the St. Francois terrane of Missouri at 1.47 Ga:  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 69, no. 10 S, p. A-81 (Abstracts of the 15th Goldschmidt conference).

 

32. Harrison, R.W., and Tsiolakis, E., 2006, Change from convergent to collisional transform boundary conditions between the African and Anatolian plates, based on the geology of Cyprus: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs,  v. 38, no. 7, p. 277 .

 

33. Weary and others, 2006, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs,    .

 

34. Harrison, R.W., and Tsiolakis, E., 2007, Late Pleistocene and Holocene deformation along the Larnaca fault zone, Cyprus: (abstr.) 6th International Symposium of Eastern Mediterranean Geology,  Abstracts Volume, April 2-5, Amman, Jordan, p. 18. (invited)

 

35. Harrison, R.W., 2007, Transform junction SW of Paphos, Cyprus-Description of a seismic and tsunami hazard: (abstr.), 6th International Symposium of Eastern Mediterranean Geology, April 2-5, Amman, Jordan, p. 17. (invited)

 

36. Harrison, R.W., 2008, A tectonic model for the Midcontineent U.S. lithosphere based on structural analyses of Mesoproterozoic through Cenozoic deformation, AGU, San Francisco (invited)

 

37. Lowell, G., and Harrison, R.W., 2009, Germanium: A novel pathfinder for Sn-W in the western St. Francois terrane of Missouri: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, No. 2.

 

            38. POWARS, David S., HORTON, J. Wright, Jr., HARRISON, Richard, W., SCHINDLER, J. Stephen           NEWELL, Wayne L, 2010, SEISMIC AND BOREHOLE EVIDENCE FOR NUMEROUS COASTAL   PLAIN FAULTS ROOTED IN CRYSTALLINE BASEMENT FAULTS: POTAMAC RIVER VALLEY AND CENTRAL CHESAPEAKE BAY: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.

 

39. Harrison, R.W., Tsiolakis, E., Stone, B.D., Lord, A.R., Mahan, S.A., and McGeehin, J.P., 2010, The role of Late Pleistocene-Holocene faulting in the Larnaca Lowlands, Cyprus in the pull-apart growth of the Cyprus Basin and implications for active tectonics along the African-Anatolian plate boundary: (abstr.), 7th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Abstract Book, October 18-22, Adana, Turkey, p. 31.  (invited)

 

40. Lord, A., Harrison, R.W., Boudagher-Fadel, M., and Varol, O., 2010, Biostratigraphical constraints on the Neogene evolution of the Mesaoria Basin, Cyprus: 7th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Abstract Book, October 18-22, Adana, Turkey, p. 63.  (invited)

 

41. Harrison, R., 2011, Deformation in the Thebes Gap Area Revisited: Old Lessons on Long-term Tectonism in the Midcontinent, United States: SSA Annual meeting, Memphis,Seismological Research Letters Volume 82, Number 2, p. 302.. (invited).

 

42. 2011 SSA Little Rock abstract

 

43. Carter, M.W., Blanpied, M.l., Leeds, A.L., Harp, E.L., McNamara, D.E., Harrison, R.W., and Schindler, S.L., 2012, USGS response to the Mineral, Virginia MW5.8 Earthquake of 23 August, 2011: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, No. 4., p. 13-14.

 

44. Horton, J.R., Jr, Chapman, M.C., Carter, A.M., Carter, M.W., Harrison, R.W., Herrmann, R.B., and Synder, S.L., 2012, Faults delineated by aftershocks associated with the 2011 Central Virginia earthquake and their tectonic setting: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, No. 4, p. 14.

 

45. Harrison, R.W., 2012, A preliminary assessment of neotectonic features in the Central Virginia

 

46. Shah, A.K., Horton, J.W., Harrison, R.W., and Synder, S.L., 2012, Magnetic and gravity data constrain geologic features associated with the August 23, 2011 earthquake in Louisa County, Virginia: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, No. 4, p. 61.

�f���%�p���             Impacts of Karst, Harrisburg, PA, p. 57-62.

 

 

      38. Orndorff, R.C., Harrison, R.W., and Weary, D.J., 1999, Geologic map of the Eminence 7.5-                            minute quadrangle, Shannon County, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations                            Map I-2653, scale 1:24,000.

 

39. McDowell, R.C., and Harrison, R.W., 2000, Geologic map of the Powder Mill Ferry 7.5-minute quadrangle, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2722, scale            1:24,000.

 

40. Orndorff, R. C., and Harrison, R.W., 2001, Geology of the Winona 7.5-minute quadrangle, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2741,Scale 1:24,000, 1 sheet.

 

  41. Harrison, R.W., Palmer, J.R., Hoffman, David, Vaughn, J.D., Repetski, J.E., Frederiksen, N.O., and Forman, S.L., 2002, Geologic map of the Scott City 7.5-minute quadrangle, Scott and Cape Girardeau Counties, Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Geologic Series Map I-2744, Scale 1:24,000, 2 sheets.  (Sheet 2 contains logs of fault-exploration trenches, which document the Quaternary faulting found in this quadrangle)

 

      42. Hoffman, D., Schweig, E.S., and Harrison, R.W., 2001, Neotectonics of southeast Missouri featuring the New Madrid seismic zone: Association of Engineering Geologists and American Institute of Professional Geologists, 2001 Joint Meeting, St. Louis, Sept. 29-Oct. 7, 2001, p. 131-156.

 

43. Harrison, R.W., and Schultz, Art, 2002, Tectonic framework for the southwestern margin of                            the Illinois Basin and its influence on neotectonism and seismicity:Seismological Research                        Letters, v. 73, no. 5, p. 685-718.

 

44. Harrison, R.W., Newell, W.L., and Necdet, M., 2002, Karstification Along an Active Fault Zone    in Cyprus, in Kuniansky, E., ed., U.S. Geological Survey Karst Interest Group Proceedings, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, August 20-22, 2002: USGS Water-Resource Investigations Report 02-4174, p. 45-48.

 

45. Harrison, R.W., Orndorff, R.C., and Weary, D.J., 2002, Geologic map of the Stegall Mountain 7.5-minute quadrangle, Shannon and Carter Counties, south-central Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2767, scale 1:24,000, 1 sheet.

 

46. Harrison, R.W., Lowell, G.R., Clendenin, C.W., and Dolde, J.L., 2002, Pre-meeting field trip to St. Francois Mountains- New Madrid Earthquake Hazards Zone, International Basement Tectonics Association 2002 Annual Meeting, 89 p.

 

47. Cather, S.M., and Harrison, R.W., 2002, Lower Paleozoic isopach maps of southern New Mexico and their implications for Laramide and Ancestral Rocky Mountain tectonism:New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 53rd Field Conference, p. 85-101.

 

48. Lowell, G.R., Harrison, R.W., and Clendenin, C.W., 2003, Basement-Cover Tectonic Relationships in Southeastern Missouri: Geological Society of America, South Central and Eastern Regions Joint Meeting, March, 2003, Field Trip Guidebook 89 p.

 

49. Harrison, R.W. and McDowell, R.E., 2003, Geologic map of the Handy and Wilderness quadrangles, Oregon and Ripley Counties, Missouri, U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2801,  scale 1:24,000, 1 sheet.

 

50. Harrison, R.W., and Panayides, I., 2004, A restraining-bend model for the neotectonic setting and uplift of Cyprus: 5th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 14-19, v. 2, p. 843-846.

 

      51. Harrison R.W., Newell, W.L., Batihanli, H., Panayides, I., McGeehin, J.P., Mahan, S.A.,    Őzhűr,A., Tsiolakis, E., and Necdet, M., 2004, Tectonic Framework and Late Cenozoic Tectonic History of the Northern Part of Cyprus: Implications for Earthquake Hazards and Regional Tectonics, Journal of Asian Earth, v. 23, p.191-210.

 

52. Harrison, R.W., and Cather, S.M., 2004, The Hot Springs fault system of south-central New Mexico—evidence for the northward translation of the Colorado Plateau during the Laramide orogeny, in Kelley, S., Cather, S.M., and McIntosh, W., eds., Tectonics, geochronology, and

           volcanism in the southern Rocky Mountains and Rio Grande rift: New Mexico Bureau of Mines

     and Mineral Resources Bulletin 160, p. 161-179.

 

53. Weary, D.J., Harrison, R.W., Wright, M.P., Jacobson, R.B., Pavich, M.J., Mahan, S.A., and Wronkiewicz, D.J., 2004, Constraints on the geologic history of the karst system in southern Missouri, U.S.A. provided by cosmogenic and physical/chemical characteristics of doline fill: Acta Carsologica, v. 33, no. 2, p. 207-217.

 

54. Newell, W.L., Stone, Byron, and Harrison, Richard, 2004, Holocene alluvium around Lefkosia (Nicosia), Cyprus, in Martin-Duque, J.F., Brebbia, C.A., Godfrey, A.E., and Diaz de Teran, J.R., eds., Geo-Environment, Monitoring, Simulation and Remediation of the Geological Environment: WITPRESS, Southhampton,U.K., p. 71-80.

 

55. Orndorff, R.C., Weary, D.J., and Harrison, R.W., 2006, The role of sandstone in the development of an Ozark karst system, south-central Missouri, in Harmon, R.S., and Wicks, C., eds., Perspectives on karst geomorphology, hydrology, and geochemistry-A tribute volume to Derek C. Ford and William B. White:  Geological Society of America Special Paper 404, p. 31-38.

 

56. Harrison, R.W., Newell, W.L., Tsiolakis, E., Necdet, M., Panayides, I., Batihanli, H., Ozur, A., Bersoy, O., Stone, B.D., Zomeni, Z., Lord, A.R., and Schindler, S.J., 2008, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Greater Lefkosias Area, Cyprus: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3046, 1 sheet, scale 1:25,000, 18 p. pamphlet.

 

57. Harrison, R.W., 2008, A model for the plate tectonic evolution of the eastern Mediterranean region that emphasizes the role of transform (strike-slip) structures: proceedings of the 1st WSEAS International Conference on Environment and Geological Science and Engineering (EG’08), Malta, Sept. 11-14, p. 153-158.

 

58. Yazidi, A., Benziane, F., Walsh, G.J., Harrison, R.W., Saadane, A., Yazidi, M., Quick, J.E., El Fahssi, A., Stone, B.D., Aleinikoff, J.N., and et Ejjaoqani, H., 2008, Cartes Géologique du Maroc au 1/50 000 Feville Ait Semgane, Notes et Memoires Service Géologique No. 472 bis: Plan National de Cartographie Géologique, Éditions du Service du Maroc, Rabat., Royaume du Maroc, Ministere de l’Energie, des Mines, de l’Eau et du l’Environnement Departement de l’Energie et des Mines Direction du Developpement Minier, 1 sheet. 50,000 scale.

 

59. Yazidi, A., Benziane, F., Walsh, G.J., Harrison, R.W., Saadane, A., Yazidi, M., Quick, J.E., El Fahssi, A., Stone, B.D., Aleinikoff, J.N., et Ejjaoqani, H., and Kalai, Mohamed, 2008, Cartes Géologique du Maroc au 1/50 000 Feville Ait Semgane, Memoire Explicatif: Notes et Memoires Service Géologique No. 472 bis: Plan National de Cartographie Géologique, Éditions du Service du Maroc, Rabat, Royaume du Maroc, Ministere de l’Energie, des Mines, de l’Eau et du l’Environnement Departement de l’Energie et des Mines Direction du Developpement Minier, 113 p.

 

60. Harrison, R.W., Yazidi, A., Benziane, F.,  Quick, J.E., El Fahssi, A., Stone, B.D., Yazidi, M., Saadane, A., Walsh, G.J., Aleinikoff, J.N., and et Ejjaoqani, H., 2008, Cartes Géologique du Maroc au 1/50 000 Feville Tizqui, Notes et Memoires Service Géologique No. 470 bis: Plan National de Cartographie Géologique, Éditions du Service du Maroc, Rabat, Royaume du Maroc, Ministere de l’Energie, des Mines, de l’Eau et du l’Environnement Departement de l’Energie et des Mines Direction du Developpement Minier, 1 sheet, 50.000 scale.

 

61. Harrison, R.W., Yazidi, A., Benziane, F.,  Quick, J.E., El Fahssi, A., Stone, B.D., Yazidi, M., Saadane, A., Walsh, G.J., Aleinikoff, J.N., et Ejjaoqani, H.,  and Kalai, M., 2008, Cartes Géologique du Maroc au 1/50 000 Feville Tizqui, Memoire Explicatif, Notes et Memoires Service Géologique No. 470 bis: Plan National de Cartographie Géologique, Éditions du Service du Maroc, Rabat, Royaume du Maroc, Ministere de l’Energie, des Mines, de l’Eau et du l’Environnement Departement de l’Energie et des Mines Direction du Developpement Minier, 131 p.

 

62. Lowell, G. R., Harrison, R.W., Weary, D.J., Orndorff, R.C., Repetski, J.E., and Pierce, H.A., 2010, Rift-related volcanism and karst geohydrology of the southern Ozark dome: inEvans, K.R., and Aber, J.S., eds., From Precambrian Rift Volcanoes to the Mississippian Shelf Margin: Geological Field Excursions in the Ozark Mountains: Geological Society of America Field Guide 17, p. 99-158.

 

63. Harrison, R.W., Tsiolakis, E., Stone, B.D., Lord, A., McGeehin, J.P., Mahan, S.A., and Chirico, P, 2012, Evidence from Cyprus on Late Pleistocene and Holocene uplift history of the southern margin of the Anatolian microplate: implications for active plate margin tectonics: in Robertson, A. (eds) Geologic development of Anatolia and the easternmost Mediterranean region, Geological Society of London Special Paper 372, Chapter 3. Geological Society, London, Special Publications v.372, first published August 22, 2012; doi 10.1144/SP372.3.

 

64. Walsh, G.J., Benziane, F., Aleinikoff, J.N., Harrison, R.W., Yazidi, A., Burton, W.C., Quick, J.E., and Saadane, A., 2012, Neoproterozoic tectonic evolution of the Jebel Saghro and Bou Azzer – El Graara inliers, eastern and central Anti-Atlas, Morocco: Precambrian Research v. 216-219, p. 23-62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2012.06.010.

 

65. Cikosa, C.T. and Harrison, R.W., 2012, Stratigraphic and structural development of the southern Winston graben, Rio Grande rift, southwestern New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook,