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Publications

  • Schwiebert, John F and Robert D Francis. 2008. Onshore-offshore Cabrillo Fault, Palos Verdes, California: a Tectonic Fault Associated with the Palos Verdes Fault. Presented at Pacific Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists meeting, April, in Bakersfield.

  • Francis, Robert Daniel and Mark R Legg. 2008. Uplift of the Palos Verdes Tectonic Block from 600 ka, As Evidenced by Mapping of the Palos Verdes Fault, Pre- and Syn-Uplift Deposition, and Related Structures: Results of High-Resolution Offshore Seismic Imaging. Presented at Pacific Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists meeting, April, in Bakersfield.

  • Francis, Robert Daniel, Gregory J Holk, C. T Walker, Tor B Lacy, Donald E Hallinger and Roswitha B Grannell. 2008. Stacked detachment faults in the suprastructure over a buried diapiric core, Currant Gap, White Pine Range, East-central Nevada: Evidence from mapping, geophysical, and isotope geochemical studies. Presented at Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 1, p. 98, April, in Las Vegas.

  • Legg, Mark R, Mike Barth and Robert D Francis. 2008. High-resolution seismic imaging of active strike-slip faults in coastal and offshore southern California. Presented at Society of Exploration Geophysicists Annual Meeting, , November, in Las Vegas.

  • Schwiebert, J.F. and R.D. Francis. 2007. Tectonic origin of the Cabrillo fault, Palos Verdes Peninsula and adjacent San Pedro Shelf. In Geology and Paleontology of the Palos Verdes Hills, California: A 60th Anniversary Revisit to Commemorate the 1946 Publication of U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 207: Pacific Section SEPM, book 103, edited by A.R. Brown, R.J. Shlemon and J.D. Cooper, 223-232. Pacific Section SEPM.

  • Francis, R.D. and M.R. Legg. 2007. Late Quaternary uplift of the Palos Verdes tectonic block: evidence from high resolution seismic imaging of the Palos Verdes fault on the San Pedro shelf. In Geology and Paleontology of the Palos Verdes Hills, California: A 60th Anniversary Revisit to Commemorate the 1946 Publication of U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 207: Pacific Section SEPM, book 103, edited by A.R. Brown, R.J. Shlemon and J.D. Cooper, 189-222. Pacific Section SEPM.

  • Legg, M.R., M.J. Kammerling and R.D. Francis. 2004. Termination of strike-slip faults at convergence zones within continental transform boundaries: Examples from the California Continental Borderland. In Geological Society of London Special Publication 227; Vertical Coupling and Decoupling in the Lithosphere, edited by J. . Grocott, K. McCaffrey, G. Taylor and B. Tikoff. Geological Society of London.

  • Francis, R.D. and T.C. Walker. 2001. The role of attenuation in the formation of the Railroad Valley structural basin, east-central Nevada: Detachment-control of petroleum reservoirs. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin 85: 1153-1182.

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Grants

  • Development of a young pull-apart basin in the California Continental Borderland: High-resolution seismic reflection profiling of San Pedro Basin

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