PALEOENVIRONMENT, PALEOCLIMATE, AND PALEOECOLOGY

(Updated 02/11/03)


Arnold, Brigham A.

1957 - Late Pleistocene and Recent changes in land forms, climate, and archaeology in central Baja California [Mexico]. University of California Publications in Geography 10(4):201-318. Berkeley.

Araujo-Mendieta, J.

1991 - Ambientes evaporíticos tipo sabkhas en Bahía de Ballenas, Baja California Sur, México. Resúmenes - Primera Reunión Internacional sobre la Geología de la Península de Baja California, pp. 8-9. Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur.

Axelrod, Daniel I.

1978 - The origin of coastal sage vegetation, Alta and Baja California. American Journal of Botany 65:1117-1131.

Benson, Richard Hall

1953 - The ecology of the Recent ostracods of the Todos Santos Bay region, Baja, California, Mexico. Dissertation, University of Illinois, Urbana.

Biondi, Franco; Alexander Gershunov; and Daniel R. Cayan

2001 - North Pacific decadal climate variability since 1661. Journal of Climate 14(1):5-10.

Cintra Buenrostro, C. E.; and K. H. Meldahl

2000 - Asociaciones de bivalvos y gasterópodos costeros en mantos de rodolitos fosiles y recientes como indicadoras del cambio global. Memorias - V Reunión Internacional sobre la Geología de la Península de Baja California, pp. 41-42. Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Cross, Aureal T.; Stephen N. Stephenson; and Martin A. Bordner

1980 - Some comparisons of pollen and spore distribution in surface sediments to modern vegetation in Baja California, Mexico. Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists 4:238.

Davis, Loren G.

2003 - Geoarchaeology and geochronology of Pluvial Lake Chapala, Baja California, Mexico. Geoarchaeology: An International Journal 18:205-224.

Díaz, Sara; Laura Arriaga; César Salinas; and Daniel Lluch

1995 - Reconstruction of aridity for the Sierra de la Laguna, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Pacific Climate (PACLIM) Workshop Technical Report, pp. 79-84.

Douglas, A. V.

1976a - Past air-sea interactions over the eastern North Pacific Ocean as revealed by tree-ring data. Dissertation, University of Arizona.

1976b - Climatic fluctuations in southwestern North America since 1671. Program and Abstracts - American Quaternary Association, p. 137.

Flessa, Karl W. (editor)

1987 - Paleoecology and taphonomy of recent to Pleistocene intertidal deposits Gulf of California. The Paleontological Society, Washington, D.C.

Gorsline, D. S.; and S. E. Prensky

1975 - Paleoclimatic inferences for late Pleistocene and Holocene from California continental borderland basin sediments. Royal Society of New Zealand Bulletin 13:147-154.

Guerro, Beatriz Ortega; Margarita Caballero; Socorro Lozano García; and Margarita de la O. Villanueva

1999 - Palaeoenvironmental record of the last 70,000 yr in San Felipe Basin, Sonora Desert, Mexico. Geofísica Internacional 38(3):153-163.

Flick, Reinhard E.; and Antoine Badan-Dangon

1989 - Coastal sea levels during the January 1988 storm off the Californias. Shore & Beach 57(4):28-31.

Herbert, T. D.; L. D. Stott; and J. C. Herguera

1995 - Glacial-interglacial SST reconstruction along the California margin from alkenone unsaturation indices. Eos: Transactions, American Geophysical Union 76(46):296.

Herguera, J. C.; T. Herbert; and J. Schuffert

1996 - Variability of the California Current: records from the Baja California margin. Eos: Transactions, American Geophysical Union 77(46):287.

Johnson, Markes E.; and Jorge Ledesma-Vázquez

1995 - Cretaceous to Recent rocky shorelines in Baja California (Mexico): biological zonation, coastal currents, and regional tectonics. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 27(6):374. Boulder, Colorado.

2001- Pliocene-Pleistocene rocky shorelines trace coastal development of Bahia Concepcion, gulf coast of Baja California Sur (Mexico). Cenozoic Paleobiology 166(1-2):65-88.

Kowalewski, Michal; Karl Flessa; and Jonathan D. Marcot

1997 - Predatory scars in the shells of a Recent lingulid brachiopod: paleontological and ecological implications. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 42(4):497-532.

Leslie, T. A.

1979 - A brief review of the biogeography and interesting biology of Baja California. In: Baja California geology: field guides and papers, edited by Patrick L. Abbott and R. Gordon Gastil, pp. 190-198. San Diego State University.

Libbey, Laura K.; and Markes E. Johnson

1997 - Upper Pleistocene rocky shores and intertidal biotas at Playa La Palmita (Baja California Sur, Mexico). Journal of Coastal Research 13(1):216-225.

Martínez-Gutiérrez, Genaro; and Larry Mayer

1997 - Land use and climate induced change in southern Baja California as measured by band specific differencing of Landsat MSS data. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 29(2):38. Boulder, Colorado.

Meldahl, Keith H.; Oscar González Yajimovich; Christina D. Empedocles; Christofer S. Gustafson; Manuel Motolinía Hidalgo; and Timothy W. Reardon

1997 - Holocene sediments and molluscan faunas of Bahia Concepcion: a modern analog to Neogene rift basins of the Gulf of California. In: Pliocene carbonates and related facies flanking the Gulf of California, Baja California, Mexico, edited by Markes E. Johnson and Jorge Ledesma-Vázquez, pp. 39-56. Geological Society of America Special Paper 318. Boulder, Colorado.

Murillo de Nava, Janette Magalli

1997 - Sedimentary characteristics and chronology of Holocene aeolian deposits of the southern portion of the Purisima-Iray-Magdalena Basin, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Dissertation, University of Southern California.

Murillo de Nava, Janette Magalli; Donn S. Gorsline; Glenn A. Goodfriend; V. K. Vlasov; and Rodolfo Cruz-Orozco

1999 - Evidence of Holocene climatic changes from aeolian deposits in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Quaternary International 56:141-154.

Orme, Antony R.

1973 - Coastal dune systems of northwest Baja California, Mexico. University of California, Riverside, Department of Geography Technical Report 0-73-1.

Pedrín Avilés, Sergio; Ernesto Díaz Rivera; Gustavo Padilla-Arredondo; Les Sirkin; and Robert Stuckenrath

1987 - Fauna de moluscos en alforamientos litorales de La Paz, Baja California Sur. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 48(1):9-21.

Poore, Richard Z.

1981 - Miocene through Quaternary planktonic foraminifers from offshore southern California and Baja California. In: Leg 63 of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, Long Beach, California to Mazatlan, Mexico, October-November 1978: initial reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project 63, edited by Susan Orlofsky, Robert S. Yeats, Bilal U. Haq, John A. Barron, David Bukry, James Crouch, Charles Denham, A. G. Douglas, Vladimir I. Grechin, Margaret Leinen, Alan R. Niem, Surendra Pal Verma, Kenneth A. Pisciotto, Richard Z. Poore, Tsugio Shibata, and Reinhard Wolfart, pp. 415-436. Texas A & M University, College Station.

Rateev, M. A.; P. P. Timofeev; and V. I. Grechin

1981 - Distribution of clay fraction minerals in Miocene through Pleistocene terrigenous deposits off Southern California and Baja California, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 63. In: Leg 63 of the cruises of the drilling vessel Glomar Challenger, Long Beach, California to Mazatlan, Mexico, October-November 1978: initial reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project 63, edited by Susan Orlofsky, Robert S. Yeats, Bilal U. Haq, John A. Barron, David Bukry, James Crouch, Charles Denham, A. G. Douglas, Vladimir I. Grechin, Margaret Leinen, Alan R. Niem, Surendra Pal Verma, Kenneth A. Pisciotto, Richard Z. Poore, Tsugio Shibata, and Reinhard Wolfart, pp. 611-621. Texas A & M University, College Station.

Schenk, Christopher J.; and Steven G. Fryberger

1995 - Early diagenesis of coastal eolian sabkha sands, Guerrero Negro area, Baja California, Mexico. Abstracts - International Conference on Quaternary Deserts and Climatic Change, pp. 39-40. United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain.

Schuffert, J. D.; and T. D. Herbert

1996 - Late-Quaternary variability of sea-surface temperature off southern Baja California, Mexico. Eos: Transactions, American Geophysical Union 77(3):9.

Sirkin, Les

1986 - Holocene stratigraphy and environments, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Program and Abstracts - American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists 19:34.

Sirkin, Les; Javier Gaitán Morán; Ernesto Díaz Rivera; Gustavo Padilla Arredondo; S. Pedrín Avilés; and Robert Stuckenrath

1991 - Holocene pollen stratigraphy and environments, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Resúmenes - Primera Reunión Internacional sobre la Geología de la Península de Baja California, p. 71. Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur.

Taylor, R. J.; and P. J. Regal

1978 - The peninsular effect on species diversity and the biogeography of Baja California. American Naturalist 112:583-593.

Téllez-Duarte, Miguel Agustín; and G. E. Avila-Serrano

1995 - Paleoecological significance of molluscan shell transport at Playa Santa Maria, Baja California, Mexico. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 27(6):447. Boulder, Colorado.

Téllez Duarte, Miguel Agustín; and Ruth Violeta Meling López,

1991 - Paleoecología de una comunidad de moluscos del pleistoceno superior de Bahía San Quintín, Baja California. Revista de la Sociedad Mexicana de Paleontología 4(1):87-94.

Valentine, James W.

1954 - Pleistocene paleontology of a portion of the northwest coast of Baja California, Mexico. Thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Valentine, James W.; and Robert F. Meade

1961 - Californian Pleistocene paleotemperatures. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 40(1):1-45.

Valentine, Page C.

1976 - Zoogeography of Holocene ostracoda off western North America and paleoclimatic implications. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 916. Reston, Virginia.

Walker, T. R.

1975 - Formation of red beds in modern and ancient deserts. In: Sedimentary rocks; concepts and history, edited by A. V. Carozzi, pp. 143-160. Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Zwiebel, Jennifer A.; and Markes E. Johnson

1995 - Late Pleistocene mytilid and petricolid bivalves from the open rocky shores of Pacific Baja California (Mexico): unusual preservation of macrofossils. Journal of Coastal Research 11(3):704-716.