Boulder, Colo., USA Between 19 October and 13 November, The Geological Society of America's top geoscience journal, GEOLOGY, posted 35 new studies online ahead of print. A selection of those studies is highlighted here and includes a broad spectrum of geoscience disciplines, such as volcanology, glaciology, paleoclimatology, paleontology, and mineralogy, with locations like the Society Islands, the U.S. Basin and Range Province, the Mojave Desert, Timor, Nicaragua, New Zealand's Southern Alps, and the Arctic Ocean Beaufort Sea margin.
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Silver Creek caldera -- The tectonically dismembered source of the Peach Spring Tuff
Charles A. Ferguson et al., Arizona Geological Survey, 416 West Congress, Suite 100, Tucson, Arizona 85719, USA. Posted online 19 October 2012; doi: 10.1130/G33551.1.
Charles Ferguson and colleagues describe the discovery of a volcano in the Mojave Desert of the southwestern United States that has implications for understanding the mechanism for super-eruptions, a class of volcanic eruption that taps very large (greater than 100 cubic kilometers) amounts of magma in a
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