Vol. 30 No.1 March 2007

Journal of International Geoscience

Published by the International Union of Geological Sciences


IUGS Document

2        Conclusions of the Ad-hoc Review Committee (ARC) on the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS),
         Paris, 7¨C8 November 2005

Guest Editorial

5        Mantle plume, large igneous provinces and lithospheric evolution by Yi-gang Xu


6       Mantle plumes, associated intraplate tectono-magmatic processes and ore systems
              by Franco Pirajno
Abstract | PDF(1420KB)

20        Silicic Large Igneous Provinces
              by Scott Bryan 
           Abstract | PDF(1073KB)

32        Identification of mantle plumes in the Emeishan Large Igneous Province
              by Yi-Gang Xu, Bin He, Xiaolong Huang, Zhenyu Luo, Sun-Lin Chung, Long Xiao, Dan Zhu, Hui Shao,
           Jifeng Xu, Yue-Jun Wang,and Wei-Ming Fan
           Abstract | PDF(1338KB)

43        Cratonic lithospheric mantle: Is anything subducted?
              by William L. Griffin and Suzanne Y. O'Reilly
           Abstract | PDF(1825KB)

Conference Reports

54        Great challenges of and innovative solutions to the unstable permafrost in Central and High Asia under a warming
            climate¡ªthe first Asian Conference on Permafrost
56        ¡°History of Quaternary geology and geomorphology¡± at the meeting of the International Commission
              on the History of Geological Sciences (INHIGEO)
58        Third International Workshop on Ichnotaxonomy (WIT-III)
59        The 3rd International Workshop on Highly Siderophile Element Geochemistry

News Reports

60       OneGeology¡ªMaking geological map data for the earth accessible
62        On-line geological memoir of Hong Kong


Book Reviews

63        Beyond the visible landscape: aerial panoramas of Utah¡¯s geology
63        Utah¡¯s spectacular geology: How it came to be
64        The chronologers¡¯ quest: the search for the age of the Earth
66        Microtectonics
67        Current status of chronostratigraphic units named from Belgium and adjacent areas



69        Global Geochemical Baselines
73        International Association for the Study of Clays (AIPEA)
           PDF(5.38MB) ¡¡

75        Calendar

78   Index for 2006



Front Cover
Lakagifar volcanic crater row, Iceland. Photo by Oddur Sigurdsson, Iceland Geosurvey.