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Funding Acknowledgements

  • Allegheny College
  • American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund
  • National Geographic Society
  • National Science Foundation

Alaska Publications and Presentations

Articles

Published Abstracts:

  • Cole, R.B., Chung, S.L., Ridgway, K.D., and Shinjo, R., 2006, Nd-Sr-Pb isotope composition of post-collisional volcanic rocks in front of an accreted terrane suture zone, Cantwell Formation, central Alaska Range: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, no. 5, p. 20.
  • Cole, R.B., and Stewart, B.W., 2005, Post-Collisional Slab-Window Volcanism Across an Accreted Terrane Assemblage in South-Central Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 80.
  • O’Neill, M.J., Schmidt, J.M., and Cole, R.B., 2005, Cenozoic intraplate tectonics – lithospheric right-lateral bulk shear deformation in the northern Talkeetna Mountains, south-central Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 79.
  • Cole, R.B., 2004, Dynamics of Tertiary volcanism in Denali National Park, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 5, p. 54.
  • Cole, R.B., 2003, Tertiary volcanism across the Wrangellia composite terrane of south-central Alaska, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 35, No. 6, p. 561.
  • Cole, R.B., Brewer, W.M., and Hooks, B.P., 2002, Melange and Late Paleozoic-Triassic(?) chert, limestone, and pillow basalt along a terrane suture zone south of the Denali Fault, Reindeer Hills, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 6, p. 44.
  • Oswald, P.J., Nelson, S.W., and Cole, R.B., 2002, Geology and geochemistry of Tertiary volcanic rocks in the upper Caribou Creek area, southern Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska: Eocene volcanism in an extensional setting, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 34, No. 5, p. A101.
  • Hooks, B., Cole, R.B., and Schwartz, R.K., 2001, Petrology and provenance of the Arkose Ridge Formation adjacent to the southern Talkeetna Mountains Tertiary volcanic field, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 1, p. 15.
  • Cole, R.B., Hooks, B., Turner, C., and Slaugenhoup, G., 2000, Unroofing of metamorphic terranes and subsequent volcanism: Late Cretaceous-early Tertiary basin evolution along the McKinley fault, McKinley 1×3 quadrangle, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 1, p. 11.
  • Cyr, A., Cole, R.B., and Hoefler, J.A., 2000, New geologic mapping and geochemistry of early Tertiary volcanic rocks in the northern Talkeetna Mountains, south-central Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, p. 12.
  • Cole, R.B., 1999, Co-Magmatic Ties Between The Cantwell Volcanics And McKinley Sequence Plutons – Constraint On The Early Tertiary Offset History Of The McKinley Fault: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, no. 6, p. 46.
  • Cole, R.B., 1998, Early Tertiary post-subduction volcanism and deformation along the north side of the McKinley fault, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 7, p. 177.
  • Slaugenhoup, G.L., and Cole, R.B., and Ridgway, K.D., 1997, Change from terrane accretion to volcanism along the McKinley fault as recorded by conglomerate of the Cretaceous-Eocene Cantwell basin, south-central Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 29, no. 1, p. A80.
  • Cole, R.B., Ridgway, K.D., Layer, P.W., and Drake, J., 1996, Volcanic history, geochronology, and deformation of the upper Cantwell Formation, Denali National Park, Alaska: Early Eocene transition between terrane accretion and strike-slip tectonics: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 28, no. 7, p. A313.