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  • Duration and severity of Medieval drought in the Lake Tahoe Basin 

    Kleppe, J. A.; Brothers, Daniel S.; Kent, Graham M.; Biondi, F.; Jensen, S.; Driscoll, Neal W. (Elsevier B.V., 2001-09-16)
    Droughts in the western U.S. in the past 200 years are small compared to several megadroughts that occurred during Medieval times. We reconstruct duration and magnitude of extreme droughts in the northern Sierra Nevada ...
  • Farallon slab detachment and deformation of the Magdalena Shelf, southern Baja California 

    Brothers, Daniel S.; Harding, Alistair J.; Gonzalez-Fernandez, Antonio; Holbrook, W. Steven; Kent, Graham M.; Driscoll, Neal W.; Fletcher, John M.; Lizarralde, Daniel; Umhoefer, Paul J.; Axen, Gary J. (American Geophysical Union, 2012-05-08)
    Subduction of the Farallon plate beneath northwestern Mexico stalled by ~12 Ma when the Pacific-Farallon spreading-ridge approached the subduction zone. Coupling between remnant slab and the overriding North American plate ...