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Alameda County Geology Publications

 

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AMM 5Aeromagnetic Map of the San Francisco-San Jose  Quadrangle, California, 1992, Scale 1:250,000
B 183Franciscan and Related Rocks and Their Significance in the Geology of Western California, 1964, scale 1:4,800,000
B 185Geology of the East Half of the Mt. Hamilton [15'] Quadrangle, Alameda and Santa Clara Counties, California, 1965, scale 1:62,500
BGA 16Bouguer Gravity Map of California: San Francisco Sheet, 1968, scale: 1:250,000
RGM 5Geologic Map of the San Francisco-San Jose Quadrangle, California, 1992, scale 1:250,000 (3 sheets only available: Sheet 1-Geologic Map, Sheet 2-Geologic Map Explanation, and Sheet 5-Recency of Faulting). Available only as rolled sheets.
SP 109Geologic Excursions in Northern California: San Francisco to the Sierra Nevada (For Joint Meeting of Geological Society of America and Seismological Society of America), 1991, 130 p.
  • Geological Setting of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • San Francisco to Point Reyes: Both Sides of the San Andreas Fault
  • Quaternary Tectonics of the Northern San Andreas Fault, San Francisco Peninsula, Point Reyes, and Point Arena, California
  • Depositional and Other Features of the Merced Formation in Sea Cliff Exposures South of San Francisco, California
  • Tectonic Framework of the Loma Prieta Area
  • Field Trip Guide to the Geology of Sonoma County
  • Guide to the Geology of the Berkeley Hills, Central Coast Ranges, California
  • Soils, Paleosoils, and Quaternary Sediments Offset Along the Hayward Fault at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, Richmond, California
  • Franciscan Complex, Coast Range Ophiolite and Great Valley Sequence: Pacheco Pass to Del Puerto Canyon, California
  • Sutter Buttes Field Trip Guide
  • Comparison of Structural and Metamorphic Histories of Terranes in the Western Metamorphic Belt, Sierra Nevada, California
SP 114Field Guide to the Geology and Metamorphism of the Franciscan Complex and Western Metamorphic Belt of Northern California (for the International Symposium "The Transition from Basalt to Metabasalt: Environments, Processes, and Petrogenesis"), 1992, 78 p.
  • Metamorphism and Tectonic Origin of Franciscan Metabasites and a Field Trip Guide to Three Localities in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Tectonic Setting and Metamorphism of the Sierra Nevada, California
  • Metamorphic Features of the Smartville Complex, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
  • A Glimpse of the Central and Feather River Belts, Northern Sierra Nevada
  • Geology of the Eastern Belt of the Northern Sierra Nevada
SP 119Geologic Field Trips in Northern California (For the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America), 1999, 254 p.
  • The Franciscan Complex, San Francisco Bay Area: A Record of Subduction Complex Processes
  • Sedimentary and Facies Architecture of High-Density Sediment-Gravity-Flow Deposits, Paleocene, Santa Lucia Range, California
  • Accretionary Tectonics of the Western Sierra Nevada Metamorphic Belt
  • A Discussion of Geology, Soils, Wines and History of the Napa Valley Region
  • Depositional and Other Features of the Merced Formation in Sea Cliff Exposures South of San Francisco, California
  • Mesozoic Convergent Margin of central California
  • The Del Puerto Ophiolite: Petrology and Tectonic Setting
  • The Hayward Fault--Source of the Next Big Quake?
  • Earthquakes on the Calaveras Fault: Fact or fiction? The Geology, Seismology and Paleoseismicity of the Calaveras Fault
  • The San Andreas Fault Zone Near Point Reyes: Late Quaternary Deposition, Deformation, and Paleoseismicity
  • Geology and Natural History of the Central Coast Ranges: Berkeley to Bodega Head, California
  • Sequence Stratigraphy and Incised Valley Architecture of the Domengine Formation, Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, California
  • Geology and Environmental Geochemistry of Mercury and Gold Deposits in the Northern part of the California Coast range Mercury Mineral Belt
  • Representative Industrial Mineral Mines of the San Francisco Bay Region: Sand and Gravel, Crushed Rock, and Limestone
  • Sutter Buttes

OFR 99-03

Interpretation of Gravity, Magnetic and Seismic Refraction Data in Stanislaus County and Vicinity [parts of Alameda, Calaveras, Merced, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Tuolumne counties], California, 1999

 

OFR 87-04Aeromagnetic Map of the San Francisco/San Jose 1° By 3° Quadrangle, California, 1987, scale 1:250,000

 

 

 

 

Alameda County Geohazards & Environmental Geology Publications

 

SHZR 078Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the San Leandro 7.5' Quadrangle, Alameda County, California, 2003  -  Download from SHMP
SHZR 079Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the Redwood Point 7.5' Quadrangle, Alameda County, California, 2003  -  Download from SHMP
SHZR 080Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the Oakland East 7.5' Quadrangle, Alameda County, California, 2003  -  Download from SHMP
SHZR 081Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the Oakland West 7.5' Quadrangle, Alameda County, California, 2003  -  Download from SHMP
SHZR 082Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the Hunters Point 7.5' Quadrangle, Alameda County, California, 2003  -  Download from SHMP
SHZR 090Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the Newark 7.5' Quadrangle, Alameda County, California, 2003  -  Download from SHMP
SHZR 091Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the Hayward 7.5' Quadrangle, Alameda County, California, 2003  -  Download from SHMP
SP 56Geologic Evaluation of the General Electric Test Reactor Site, Vallecitos [Alameda County], California, 1979
SP 61Earthquake Planning Scenario for a Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake on the San Andreas fault in San Francisco Bay Area, 1982
SP 78Earthquake Planning Scenario for a Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake on the Hayward fault in San Francisco Bay Area, 1982
SP 112Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake on the Rodgers Creek Fault in Northern San Francisco Bay Area, 1994
SP 113Proceedings of the Second Conference on Earthquake Hazards in the Eastern San Francisco Bay Area, 1992
SR 97Geologic and Engineering Aspects of San Francisco Bay Fill, 1969, 130 p., 4 plates, scale 1:80,000. Contains 6 papers on the topic, plus maps of Bay Area geology, bay mud thicknesses and bedrock contours.

OFR 95-14

Landslide Hazards in the Hayward Quadrangle and Parts of the Dublin Quadrangle, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California¾ Landslide Hazards Identification Map No. 37, 1995, scale 1:24,000

 

OFR 95-15

Landslide Hazards in the Las Trampas Ridge Quadrangle and Parts of the Diablo Quadrangle, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California¾ Landslide Hazards Identification Map No. 38, 1995, scale 1:24,000

 

OFR 88-12Soil Development and Displacement Along the Hayward Fault, Volume I, Fremont [Alameda County], California, 1988
OFR 82-23Script and Slides for Earthquake Planning Scenario Presentation on the San Francisco Bay Area, California, 1982
OFR 81-03Summary Report: California Fault Evaluation Program, 1979-1980 Area — South San Francisco Bay Region (and Other Areas) [Alameda, Contra Costa, Mendocino, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties, California], 1981
OFR 81-08Recently Active Strands of the Greenville Fault, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties, California, 1981 (map only)
OFR 81-09Evidence for Recent Faulting, Calaveras and Pleasanton Faults, Diablo and Dublin [7.5'] Quadrangles, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California, 1981 (map only)
(Order by map name)Official Maps of Seismic Hazard Zones, Alameda County, scale 1:24,000 [color map]. Click here to see which quadrangles are available.

 

Alameda County Mineral Resource Publications

 

B 194The Mineral Economics of the Carbonate Rocks and Limestone and Dolomite Resources of California, 1973, 60 p., 2 plates, scale 1:1,000,000
B 197Limestone, Dolomite, and Shell Resources of the Coast Ranges Province, California, 1978, 103 p., 2 plates, scale 1:1,000,000 and 1:62,500
B 208Zeolites in California, 1988, 73 p., 1 plate, scale 1:1,000,000
SR 146 (PART I)Mineral Land Classification: Aggregate Materials in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area [Central California], 1986
SR 146 (PART II)Mineral Land Classification: Aggregate Materials in the South San Francisco Bay Production-Consumption Region [Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, California], 1983
OFR 96-03Update of Mineral Land Classification: Aggregate Materials in the South San Francisco Bay Production-Consumption Region [Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties], 1996, scale: 1:125,000