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Vol. 31 No.3 September 2008

Journal of International Geoscience

Published by the International Union of Geological Sciences


Contents

Editorial

           IUGS: the next four years
           by Alberto C. Riccardi
               
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Articles

           Uplift of the Longmen Shan range and the Wenchuan earthquake
              by Zhiqin Xu, Shaocheng Ji, Haibing Li, Liwei Hou, Xiaofang Fu, and Zhihui Cai
               
Abstract | (PDF)

            Columnar joints in the Pati?o Formation sandstones, Eastern Paraguay: a dynamic interaction between dyke intrusion, quartz dissolution and cooling- induced fractures
              by Victor Fernandez Vel¨¢zquez, Paulo C¨¦sar Fonseca Giannini, Claudio Riccomini, Aleth¨¦a Ernandes Martins Sallun, Jorge Hachiro, and Celso de Barros Gomes  
           Abstract | (PDF)

            Implications of a new, biostratigraphically well-controlled, radio-isotopic age for the lower Telychian Stage of the Llandovery Series (Lower Silurian, Sweden)
              by Stig M. Bergstr?m, Funda ?zlem Toprak, Warren D. Huff, and Roland Mundil
           Abstract | (PDF)

            Report of the restudy of the defined global stratotype of the base of the Silurian System
              by Jiayu Rong, Michael Melchin, S. Henry Williams, Tatyana N. Koren, and Jacques Verniers
           Abstract | (PDF)


            Choice of conodont Idiognathodus simulator (sensu stricto) as the event marker for the base of the global Gzhelian Stage (Upper Pennsylvanian Series, Carboniferous System)
             by Philip H. Heckel, Aleksandr S. Alekseev, James E. Barrick, Darwin R. Boardman, Natalya V. Goreva, Tatiana N. Isakova, Tamara I. Nemyrovska, Katsumi Ueno, Elisa Villa, and David M. Work
           Abstract |(PDF)


            The marine Jurassic of Argentina: a biostratigraphic framework
              by Alberto C. Riccardi
           Abstract | (PDF)


            The VIII International Geological Congress, Paris 1900
              by O. Puche Riart, L. F. Mazadiego Mart¨ªnez, and P. Kindel¨¢n Echevarr¨ªa
           Abstract | (PDF)

IYPE

           OneGeology: from concept to reality
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News Reports

           Report on the 59th IUGS Executive Committee Meeting
           James M. Harrison Award
           ICS Stratigraphy Prizes awarded at the 33rd International Geological Congress
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Conference Reports

           Recent Advances on Non-Marine Late Paleozoic Strata and Floras: Outcome of the 16th International Congress on the Carboniferous and Permian
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           International Eclogite Field Symposium and Workshop of the Task Force IV, International Lithosphere Program
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           Searching for the boundaries and correlation of the Jurassic: from base to top and from shelf to basin?The Fourth International Symposium of IGCP 506
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           The 40th AASP Meeting in Panama
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           International Workshop on ¡°Central Asian Orogenesis and Metallogeny¡±
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           Notes from the first workshop of the IGCP 543?Low temperature thermo-chronology: applications and interlaboratory calibration
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           IAVCEI¨CCEV-CVS Fieldworkshop: Phreatomagmatic volcanoes of Jeju Island, Korea
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           Second Hemispheric Conference on Medical Geology
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Book Reviews

           Bursting the limits of time: The reconstruction of geohistory in the age of revolution
           Myth and geology
           Geological research at the National History Museum of Moscow University, 1759¨C1930 (in Russian)

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Calendar      (PDF)


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