Boulder, Colo., USA GSA BULLETIN articles posted online between 10 Dec. and 21 Dec. 2012 include a new version of The Geological Society of America's Geologic Time Scale. This paper marks the beginning of a special series of invited papers in celebration of GSA's 125th Anniversary in 2013. Highlights are provided below.
1. A new/revised GSA geologic time scale.
2. Complex mammal fossil record of the Gran Barranca, Patagonia, Argentina.
3. A new and simple method for estimating the rate of sediment delivery to ancient basins.
4. A study of the provenance of volcanic material in ancient Roman masonry.
5. Comparison of different scenarios for the development of the Himalayan Brahmaputra River drainage.
6. A new discovery on Devonian plume-related magmatism in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt.
7. Substantial changes in ecosystem properties during the Holocene in northern Minnesota, USA.
8. A study of fault rocks in the West Antarctic Rift System, northern Victoria Land.
9. A survey of nearly 40 years of core-complex literature, along with a discussion of processes and questions and possible directions for future research.
10. Detailed pollen, dinoflagellate cyst, and magnetic susceptibility analysis of a marine sedimentary sequence of late Neogene from the Montemayor-1 core in the lower Guadalquivir Basin, southwestern Spain.
11. Comparison of pre- and post- Sept. 2010 magnitude 7.1 Darfield earthquake (South Island, New Zealand) LiDAR topographic surveys and property boundary surveys.
12. The first published study to interpret the corrugated mountain ranges of western Arizona as folds.
GSA BULLETIN articles published ahead of print are online at http://gsabulletin.gsapubs.org/content/early/recent; abstracts are open-access at http://gsabulle
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