San Francisco Bay Area Geology Links, Cites

(Originally posted: December 2, 2009)
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Geology Resources – Golden Gate National Rec Area (field guides, rock FAQs, glossary, etc.)
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Images from Ernst Haeckel’s microscopic studies of radiolaria (the tiny critters whose skeletons make up the local chert)
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Giant Underwater Sand Ridges in the Golden Gate
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Doris Sloan: “Portraits of a Tectonic Landscape” (Bay Nature magazine; + search back issues online for geology articles by her and others, or by the back issues)
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East Bay Geology, by Andrew Alden of About.com (with links to other geo-blogs)
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California Geology Destinations & Links (ideas for field trips!)
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Mineral Information Service, (Calif. Division of Mines & Geology), Dec. 1970. Several stories about Rodeo Beach at Ft. Chronkhite, including a movie made tracking the changes in the beach through one winter.
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Scientific American, Feb. 2009: “The Origin of the Land Under the Sea”, P.B. Keleman. The latest thinking on submarine volcanic eruptions at tectonic plate margins.
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