Boulder, Colo., USA Two new themes: "Geodynamics and Consequences of Lithospheric Removal in the Sierra Nevada, California" and "The 36-18 Ma southern Great Basin, USA, ignimbrite province and flareup: Swarms of subduction-related supervolcanoes " add new content to Geosphere's already dynamic lineup. Also in the April 2013 issue: themes "ANDRILL McMurdo Ice Shelf (MIS) and Southern McMurdo Sound (SMS) Drilling Projects" and "Exploring the Deep Sea and Beyond," plus three individual articles not associated with a specific theme.
1. Theme introduction;
2. Theme introduction;
3. Alteration minerals, assemblages, and textures in a McMurdo Ice Shelf core;
4. Submarine landslides;
5. Waterford Formation, Karoo Basin, South Africa;
6. Cretaceous carbon isotope fluctuations in northern Japan; and
7. Application of terrestrial laser scanning for measuring Earth-surface features.
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Introduction: Geodynamics and consequences of lithospheric removal in the Sierra Nevada, California
Craig H. Jones and Jason B. Saleeby, Department of Geological Sciences and CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA. Issue: April 2013. Originally posted online 6 March 2013; open access at
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