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Ma, M., and Horvitz, E. P.1989SUP 13 C/ SUP 12 C isotope ratios of methane in near-surface sand; a study of the Dolphin Field in North DakotaAssociation of Petroleum Geochemical Explorationists Bulletin, V. 5, pp. 167-176
Macauley, G.1964Regional framework of Paleozoic sedimentation in western Canada and northwestern United States,in Williston Basin Symposium, 3d International, Regina, Saskatchewan, 1964, Proceedings: Billings Geological Society, p. 7-36, illus.Paleozoic; sedimentation; tectonic history; structural geology; stratigraphy; Williston Basin; correlation charts; depositional environments; paleogeography; paleoenvironments
Macauley, George1955A general discussion of the Winnipeg formation:Alberta Soc. Petroleum Geologists, Jour., v. 3, no. 4, p. 49-52, 59, illus.The lithology, fauna, age and correlation, and origin of the formation are discussed. The area of the report covers parts of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and North and South Dakota.
MacCarthy, Ronald F.1970The Campbell strandline of Glacial Lake Agassiz in Walsh County, North Dakota:Compass, v. 47, no. 3, p. 147-153, illus.glacial Lake Agassiz; Campbell Phase; lakeshore; Quaternary
MacCary, L. M.1984Apparent water resistivity, porosity, and water temperature of the Madison Limestone and underlying rocks in parts of Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and WyomingUS Geological Survey Professional Paper P 1273-D, pp. D1-D14
MacCary, L. M.1981Apparent water resistivity, porosity, and ground-water temperature of the Madison Limestone and underlying rocks in parts of Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and WyomingUS Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 81-0629, 43 p., 21 Sheets
MacCary, L. M., Cushing, E. M., and Brown, D. L.1983Potentially favorable areas for large-yield wells in the Red River Formation and Madison Limestone in parts of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and WyomingUS Geological Survey Professional Paper P 1273-E, pp. E1-E13
MacCary, L. M., Cushing, E. M., and Brown, D. L.1981Potentially favorable areas for large-yield wells in the Red River Formation and Madison Limestone in parts of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and NebraskaUS Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 81-0220, 35 p., 1 Sheet
Macek Rowland, K.M.2002Studying the effects of land use on sediment loads, Little Missouri National Grasslands, North Dakota:U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-0427, 4 p.atmospheric precipitation; climate; ecology; environmental management; erosion; grasslands; habitat; land use; Little Missouri National Grasslands; North Dakota; public lands; runoff; sediment transport; sediment yield; sedimentation; sediments; topography; USGS; vegetation;
Macek, Rowland K. M.2000Suspended-sediment loads from major tributaries to the Missouri River between Garrison Dam and Lake Oahe, North Dakota, 1954-98:U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations, WRI 00-4072.Bismarck; fluvial sedimentation; Garrison Dam; Lake Oahe; Missouri River; North Dakota; sediment transport; sedimentation; sediments; streamflow; surface water; suspended materials; tributaries;
Macek-Rowland, K. M., and Lent, R. M.1996Variations in land use and nonpoint-source contamination on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, west-central North Dakota, 1990-93:U. S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations 96-4007, 33 p.agriculture; discharge; drainage basins; Fort Berthold Indian Reservation; geochemistry; human activity; hydrochemistry; hydrology; Indian reservations; land use; North Dakota; organic carbon; organic materials; pesticides; phosphorus; pollutants; pollution; prairies; streamflow; surface water; trace elements; variations; water quality;
Macek-Rowland, K. M., Emerson, D. G., and Houghton, R. L.1987Meteorologic data for West Branch Antelope Creek stations and Canfield Lake station in west-central North Dakota, May 1982 through September 1986US Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 87-0706, 69 p.
Macek-Rowland, K.M.19971997 floods in the Red River of the North and Missouri River Basins in North Dakota and western Minnesota:U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 97-0575, 8 p.drainage basins; floods; frequency; geologic hazards; Minnesota; Missouri River Basin; North Dakota; precipitation; recurrence interval; Red River of the North; Red River of the North Basin; streamflow; surface water;
Macek-Rowland, K.M.1997Water quality in the E.A. Patterson Lake basin, North Dakota, June 1995 through May 1996:U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations 97-4215, 24 p.concentration; drainage basins; Edward Arthur Patterson Lake; environmental analysis; eutrophication; fluvial environments; geochemistry; hydrochemistry; lacustrine environments; lake sediments; North Dakota; nutrients; pH; pollutants; pollution; seasonal variations; sediments; Stark County; stream sediments; streamflow; surface water; suspended materials; temperature; tributaries; USGS; water quality;
Macek-Rowland, K.M., Arntson, A.D., Ryberg, K.R., Dahl, A.L., and Lieb, A.2004Water use data for the Red River of the North basin, North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota, 1979-2001:U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report OF 2004 1308, 255 p. (http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/of/2004/1308/)demand; discharge; drainage basins; gauging; hydrology; Minnesota; monitoring; North Dakota; Red River of the North basin; rivers and streams; South Dakota; streamflow; USGS; water resources; water supply; water use;
Macek-Rowland, Kathleen M.20012001 floods in the Red River of the North basin in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0169, 8 p. (Full text) http://nd.water.usgs.gov/index/ofreport01169.html damage; discharge; drainage basins; floods; gauging; geologic hazards; hydrology; Minnesota; North Dakota; rainfall; Red River of the North basin; streamflow;
Macek-Rowland, Kathleen M. and Dressler, Valerie M.2002Statistical summaries of water-quality data for selected streamflow-gaging stations in the Red River of the North basin, North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota:Open-File Report 02-0390, 229 p. (URL: http://nd.water.usgs.gov/pubs/ofr/ofr02390/index.html)gauging; hydrology; Minnesota; North Dakota; Red River of the North Basin; rivers and streams; South Dakota; statistical analysis; streamflow; surface water; water quality; water resources; water supply;
Macek-Rowland, Kathleen M., Burr, Michael J., and Mitton, Gregory B.2001Peak discharges and flow volumes for streams in the Northern Plains, 1996-97:U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1185-B, 52 p. atmospheric precipitation; discharge; floods; gauging; geologic hazards; James River; meltwater; Minnesota; Minnesota River valley; Mississippi River basin; North Dakota; Northern Great Plains; recurrence interval; Red River of the North; snow; South Dakota; storms; streamflow; streams;
Macek-Rowland, Kathleen M., Burr, Michael J., and Mitton, Gregory B.2001Precipitation in the Northern Plains, September 1996 through April 1997:U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1185-A, 19 p. atmospheric precipitation; climate; damage; floods; frozen ground; gauging; geologic hazards; hydrology; meltwater; Minnesota; Mississippi River basin; Missouri River basin; North Dakota; Northern Great Plains; Red River of the North basin; rivers and streams; seasonal variations; snow; soils; South Dakota;
Macek-Rowland, L.M., Arntson, A.D., Ryberg, K.R., and Dahl, A.L.2004Water-use data for the Red River of the North Basin, North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota, 1979-2001:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1308 (online only), http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/of/2004/1308/North Dakota; Minnesota; South Dakota; water; water use; Red River of the North Basin; withdrawal; return flow data;
Macke, D. L.1993Cambrian through Mississippian rocks of the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Montana, and adjacent areasU. S. Geological Survey Bulletin, V. B 1917-M, pp. M1-M174
Madenwald, Kent A.1962Foraminifera from outcrops of the Niobrara Shale (Upper Cretaceous) of Emmons County, North Dakota:University of North Dakota M.S. thesis, 154 p., illus.Niobrara Formation; Cretaceous; micropaleontology; shale; lithology; methodology; stratigraphy; foraminifera; new species; paleoecology
Maderak, M.L.1966Sedimentation and chemical quality of surface water in the Heart River drainage basin, North Dakota:U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1823, 42 p., illus. including map, scale 1:500,000.Heart River Basin; Missouri River Basin; water chemistry; water quality; hydrogeology; streamflow; irrigation; sedimentation; geologic map; geology; stratigraphy; fluvial sediments; sediment source; erosion
Magnusson, Adelynn1950Sulfur in North Dakota lignite [Pt. I]:N. Dak. Acad. Sci. Proc., v.3, p. 18-21.The sulfur in the lignite was studied to determine its form, origin, and effects on the value of the lignite. (For Part II see Burr, A. C., and Magnusson, A., 1950; and for Part III see Burr, A. C., and Jaffer, M. M., 1951.)
Maianu, A.1981The regularities of salt accumulation in the ground waters of North DakotaEos; Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, V. 62, p. 872
Maianu, A., Richardson, J. L., and Held, P. G.1987Salt accumulation in the groundwaters of North DakotaND Farm Research, V. 45, No. 2, pp. 12-18
Maiklem, W.R.1971Evaporative drawdown--a mechanism for water-level lowering and diagenesis in the Elk Point Basin:Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v. 19, no. 2, p. 485-501.Elk Point Basin; Devonian; depositional environments; diagenesis; evaporites; geologic history
Maisano, Marilyn D.1975Petrology and depositional dynamics: fluvial Fort Union Group (Paleocene) silts, Williston Basin, southwestern North Dakota:Arizona State University M.S. thesis, 184 p., illus.Fort Union Group; Tongue River Formation; Sentinel Butte Formation; clay mineralogy; heavy mineral analyses; sedimentology; sedimentary structures; lithofacies; petrology; sedimentation; depositional history; tectonics; geochemical environments; computer program
Majorowicz, J. A., Jones, F. W., and Ertman, M. E.1989Subsurface conductive and hydrogeological related thermal effects in the area of the crustal electrical conductors of the Williston Basinin, Beck, A. E., Garven, G., and Stegena, L., eds., Hydrogeological regimes and their subsurface thermal effects, pp. 149-150
Majorowicz, J. A., Jones, F. W., and Ertman, M. E.1987Subsurface conductive and hydrogeological related thermal effects in the area of the crustal electrical conductors of the Williston Basinin, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XIX General Assembly Abstracts, Vancouver, Canada August 9-22, 1987, IUGG Publications, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, p. 79
Majorowicz, J. A., Jones, F. W., and Osadetz, K. G.1988Heat flow environment of the electrical conductivity anomalies in the Williston Basin, and occurrence of hydrocarbonsBulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, V. 36, pp. 86-90
Makowski, P., Rives, S., and Graziano, F.1994Cavalier Air Force Station storm water pollution prevention plan:Contract F33615-89-D-4002. NTIS order number AD-A289 617/3NEG, 79 p.Cavalier Air Force Station; discharge; drainage; erosion; ground water; hazardous waste; hydrology; industrial waste; landfills; North Dakota; oil spills; Pembina County; pollutants; pollution; runoff; sediments; soil erosion; soils; storage; storms; surface water; toxic materials; waste disposal; waste management; waste water; water;
Malek-Aslani, M.1971Depositional environment of Mission Canyon (Mississippian) oil fields in north-central North Dakota (abstract):American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 55, no. 2, p. 351.Mississippian; Mission Canyon Formation; oil fields; Williston Basin; facies (sedimentary); depositional environments
Malek-Aslani, Morad1975Sedimentary cycles in carbonate rocks (abstract):American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Annual Meeting Abstracts, v. 2, p. 45-46.Williston Basin; carbonates; Mississippian; Mission Canyon Formation
Maletzke, J. D.1988Hydrogeology of the Hillsboro Landfill, Hillsboro, North DakotaMaster's, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 186 p.
Mallory, W.W. (Editor)1972Geologic Atlas of the Rocky Mountain Region:Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, 331 p., illus.geography; physiography; regional geology; tectonics; geophysics; stratigraphy; historical geology; economic geology; maps
Malterer, T. J., Bluemle, J. P., Duxbury, A. J., Heidel, B. L., and Godfread, C.1988Peat initiation and accumulation during the Holocene, Denbigh Fen, McHenry County, North DakotaProceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science, V. 42, p. 30
Malterer, T. J., Duxbury, A. J., and Richardson, J. L.1987Soil characteristics of three calcareous fens in North Dakota and MinnesotaProceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science, V. 41, p. 65
Malterer, T. J., Richardson, J. L., and Duxbury, A. L.1986Peatland soils associated with the Souris River, McHenry County, North DakotaProceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science, V. 40, p. 103
Mander, M. L. M.1980Petrography and environments of deposition of the Mission Canyon Formation Rough Rider Field, North DakotaMaster's, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 91 p.
Mann, J.D., Leverington, D.W., Rayburn, J., and Teller, J.T.1999The volume and paleobathymetry of glacial Lake Agassiz:Journal of Paleolimnology, v. 22, n. 1, p. 71-80.Canada; Cenozoic; data processing; Holocene; Lake Agassiz; lakes; Manitoba; Minnesota; North Dakota; Ontario; paleobathymetry; paleogeography; Pleistocene; Quaternary; Saskatchewan; three dimensional models; volume;
Manous, J.D., Jr.2000Sulfate distribution within Devils Lake, North Dakota; Movement of dissolved solids by gravity, buoyancy, and wind induced advection:Doctoral dissertation. Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota, 354 p.advection; buoyancy; Devils Lake; dissolved materials; hydrology; lake level changes; limnology; mixing; North Dakota; salinity; spatial distribution; sulfate ion; winds;
Manz, L.2003Geochemical mapping survey of North Dakota:NDGS Newsletter, v. 30, n. 1, p. 21. data bases; environmental management; fluvial environment; geochemical surveys; geochemistry; government agencies; land use; mapping; mineral exploration; mineral resources; North Dakota; pollution; sampling; sediments; soil sampling; stream sediments; surveys; trace elements;
Manz, L., and Campbell, J.2003North Dakota through geologic time:North Dakota Geological Survey Educational Series 28 (poster).North Dakota; geologic time; poster;
Manz, L.A.2005Cosmogenic 36-Cl dating of late Pleistocene glacial deposits in southwestern North Dakota:NDGS Newsletter, v. 32, n. 2, 2005, p. 13-16.North Dakota; Pleistocene; glacial deposits; ages; cosmogenic; dates; dating; Grant County; erratics;
Manz, L.A., and Gonzalez, M.A.2003X marks the spot:NDGS Newsletter, v. 30, n. 2, p. 21-22.North Dakota; veblens; glacial features; Richland County; Sargent County;
Manz, Lorraine A.2002In-situ cosmogenic nuclides: Their role in studying the age and evolution of landscapes, or what "as old as the hills" really means:NDGS Newsletter, v. 29, n. 1, p. 9-13.North Dakota; cosmogenic nuclides; dating; age; landscape evolution; landscapes; geomorphology; radioisotopes; landforms; development; carbon-14; uranium-238; potassium-40; rubidium-87; surface-exposure dating; beryllium-10; aluminum-26; chlorine-36; applications; glacial; glaciers; northern Great Plains;
Manz, Oecar E.1955Ceramic research in North Dakota:Compass, v.32, no. 2, p. 144-151, illus.; reprinted, 1955: N. Dak. Geol. Survey Bull. 28, p. 144-151, illus.The geological occurrence of North Dakota clay and shale, the laboratory equipment and methods used in the research, and the future possibilities of North Dakota clay and shale are indicated in the report.
Manz, Oscar E.1973bVolcanic ash, in Mineral and water resources of North Dakota: U.S. Congress, Senate, Interior and Insular Affaits Committee, 93rd Congress, 1st Session (SuDoc no. Y4.In8/13:M66/39); also issued: North Dakota Geological Survey Bulletin 63, p. 129-130.Cretaceous; volcanic ash; Fox Hills Formation; Emmons County; Morton County; Sioux County; uses
Manz, Oscar E.1973aClay and lightweight aggregatein Mineral and water resources of North Dakota: U.S. Congress, Senate, Interior and Insular Affairs Committee, 93rd Congress, 1st Session (SuDoc no. Y4.In8/13:M66/39); also issued: North Dakota Geological Survey Bulletin 63, p. 122-129, illus.clays; classification; production; deposits; kaolinite; bentonite; Fuller's earth
Manz, Oscar E.1964bVolcanic ash,in The mineral resources of North Dakota: Grand Forks, University of North Dakota General Extension Division, p. 107-108.Cretaceous; volcanic ash; Emmons County
Manz, Oscar E.1964aClay (including lightweight aggregate)in The mineral resources of North Dakota: Grand Forks, University of North Dakota General Extension Division, p. 101-106.high grade clays; bentonite; Tongue River Formation clays; lightweight aggregate; clinker or "scoria"; Pierre Shale; Fuller's earth
Manz, Oscar E.1961Investigation of pozzolanic properties of the Cretaceous volcanic ash deposit near Linton, North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigation 38, 42 p., illus.Cretaceous; volcanic ash; Emmons County; pozzolans; Portland cements; concrete additives; analyses
Manz, Oscar E.1956Investigation of Lake Agassiz clay deposits:N. Dak. Geol. Survey Rept. Inv. no. 27, 34 p., illus.The results are reported of a laboratory investigation of Lake Agassiz silt and clay units as possible materials for making brick and tile. Brief physical descriptions of the sample localities are included.
Manz, Oscar E.1954Investigation of light-weight aggregate possibilities of some North Dakota clays and shales:N. Dak. Geol. Survey Rept. Inv. no. 17, 48 p., illus.The results of laboratory tests to determine the possibilities of the deposits of lower grade clay and shale in North Dakota are presented and discussed. The outcrops where the samples were obtained are described.
Manz, Oscar E.1953Investigation of some North Dakota clays and shales:N. Dak. Geol. Survey Rept. Inv. no. 13, 36 p., illus.The results of laboratory experiments on clay and shale from various parts of North Dakota to determine their commercial value and possible uses are presented and discussed.
Marafi, Hussein1972Newburg-South Westhope Oil Fields, North Dakotain Stratigraphic oil and gas fields; classification, exploration methods, and case histories: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 16 (Society of Exploration Geophysicists Special Publication 10), p. 633-640, illus., reprinted: North Dakota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Series 47, 8 p., illus.Bottineau County; Williston Basin; Newburg Oil Field; South Westhope Oil Field; stratigraphy; Charles Formation; Mississippian; Spearfish Formation; Triassic; cross sections; structure contour map; isopach map; Madison subcrop map; stratigraphic trap
Marafi, Hussein1968The geology of the Newburg-South Westhope Oil Fields, Bottineau County, North Dakota:University of North Dakota M.S. thesis, 154 p., illus.Williston Bain; Newburg Oil Field; South Westhope Oil Field; history; stratigraphy; Spearfish Formation; Ratcliffe interval; Mississipian; lithology; depositional environments; structural geology; geologic history; oil reservoirs; production; exploration; oil well records; structure contour maps; isopach maps; cross sections; well logs
Marchant, L.C.1966Nitrogen gas in five oil fields on the Nesson Anticline in North Dakota:U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 6848, 24 p., illus.Williston Basin; Nesson Anticline; oil reservoirs; nitrogen gas; Minnelusa Formation; Amsden Formation; geology; stratigraphic nomenclature; stratigraphy; structural geology; structure contour maps; isopach maps; Charlson Oil Field; Antelope Oil Field; Hawkeye Oil Field; Blue Buttes Oil Field; Clear Creek Oil Field; well logs; reserves; Pennsylvanian
Marchant, L.C., and Hamke, J.R.1964Nitrogen in Clear Creek and Charlson Fields, North Dakota,in Williston Basin Symposium, 3d International, Regina, Saskatchewan, 1964, Proceedings: Billings Geological Society, p. 185-191, illus.Clear Creek Field; Charlson Field; Nesson Anticline; isopach maps; structure maps; structural geology; stratigraphy; Minnelusa Formation; Amsden Formation; sandstone; nitrogen; gas reservoirs; Pennsylvanian
Marchant, L.C., and White, E.J.1968Comparison of log and core analysis results for an extremely heterogeneous carbonate reservoir,in SPWLA Logging Symposium, 9th Annual, New Orleans, Lousiana, 1968 Transactions: Houston, Texas, Society of Professional Well Log Analysts, p. L1-L16, illus.Williston Basin; Madison Formation; Ratcliffe interval; Flat Lake Oil Field; lithology; well logs; well cores; porosity; carbonates; oil reservoirs
Marincovich, L., Jr.1993Delayed extinction of Mesozoic marine mollusks in the Paleocene Arctic Ocean basinGeological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 25, p. 295
Martens, Ronald W.1978Boxcar Butte Field, McKenzie County, North Dakota,in Williston Basin Symposium, the economic geology of the Williston Basin: Montana Geological Society 24th Annual conference, p. 327-341, illus.Williston Basin; oil field; history; exploration; reservoir characteristics; structure maps; isochron maps; isopach map; well logs; production; Red River Formation; Ordovician
Martin, C. R.1993Water-resources activities, North Dakota District, fiscal year 1992US Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 93-0052, 55 p.
Martin, C. R.1991Water-resources activities, North Dakota District, fiscal year 1990US Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 91-0188, 99 p.
Martin, C. R., compiler1995Water resources activities, North Dakota District, fiscal year 1994-95:U. S. Geological Survey Open File Report 95-0105, 55 p.ground water; hydrology; North Dakota; reservoirs; surface water; water resources;
Martin, D. B., and Hartman, W. A.1984Arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury, and selenium in sediments of riverine and pothole wetlands of the north central United StatesJournal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, V. 67, pp. 1141-1146
Martin, Rudolf1964The exploration for Mississippian buried hills in the north-eastern Williston Basin (abstract),in Williston Basin Symposium, 3d International, Regina, Saskatchewan, 1964, Proceedings: Billings Geological Society, p. 285-286.Mississippian; paleotopography
Martindale, B., and Orr, N. E.1988Middle Devonian Winnipegosis reefs of the Tableland area, S.E. SaskatchewanCanadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Reservoir, V. 15, pp. 1-3
Martiniuk, C. D., LeFever, J. A., and Anderson, S. B.1991Correlation cross sections along the international borderAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 75, p. 1132
Martiniuk, C. D., Young, H. R., and LeFever, J. A.1995Lithofacies and petroleum potential of the Birdbear Formation (Upper Devonian), southwestern Manitoba and north-central North Dakota,in Hunter, L. D. V., and Schalla, R. A., eds., Seventh International Williston Basin Symposium: Billings, MT, Montana Geological Society, p. 89-102. North Dakota; Williston Basin; lithofacies; petroleum; hydrocarbon; Birdbear Formation; carbonates; evaporites; Devonian; marine; transgression; regression; oil; facies; basement; salt collapse; stratigraphic traps; stratigraphy; illustrations; maps; correlation chart; fence diagrams; well log; photographs; diagenesis; North Dakota Geological Society; Saskatchewan Geological Society;
Martorana, A.1988Conodont biostratigraphy and paleoecology in the lower Mission Canyon Limestone, Williams County, North DakotaMaster's, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 43 p.
Masaitis, V. L.1992Impact craters; are they useful?Meteoritics, V. 27, pp. 21-27
Mast, R. F., Root, D. H., Williams, L., and Beeman, W. R.1994North Dakota areas of oil and gas production:U. S. Geological Survey Open File Report 94-0022-D, 3 p.databases; data processing; digital data; natural gas; North Dakota; petroleum; production;
Matheney, R. K.1992Oxygen and hydrogen isotope geochemistry of groundwaters from a discharge wetland area, Red River Valley, N.D., and evidence for Pleistocene recharge of the Inyan Kara FormationProceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science, V. 46, p. 86
Matheney, R. K., and Gerla, P. J.1994Characterization of a prairie wetland water budget using environmental isotopes and hydrodynamics:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, n. 7, p. 32-33.advection; brackish water environment; Dakota Aquifer; discharge; evaporation; floods; glaciolacustrine environment; ground water; habitat; hydrodynamics; hydrogen; hydrologic cycle; hydrology; infiltration; isotope ratios; isotopes; meltwater; meteoric water; North Dakota; O-18/ O-16; oxygen; protection; Red River Valley; runoff; salinity; seasonal variations; soils; stable isotopes; surface water; water balance; water management; water wells; wetlands;
Matheney, R. K., and Gerla, P. J.1996Environmental isotopic evidence for the origins of ground and surface water in a prairie discharge wetland:Wetlands (Wilmington, NC), v. 16, n. 2, p. 109-120.aquifers; precipitation; Cenozoic; chemical composition; connate waters; Dakota Aquifer; depositional environment; deuterium; discharge; glacial sedimentation; glaciolacustrine environment; glaciolacustrine sedimentation; Grand Forks County; ground water; hydraulic conductivity; hydrogen; infiltration; isotopes; lacustrine sedimentation; meltwater; North Dakota; O-18; observation wells; oxygen; permeability; Pleistocene; provenance; Quaternary; sedimentation; shallow aquifers; stable isotopes; surface water; upwelling; water quality; wells; wetlands;
Matheney, R. K., and Rockwell, C. A.1995Hydrogen- and oxygen-isotope fingerprint and evidence for the origin of the Knife River Flint:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, n. 6, p. 137. alluvium; archaeology; artifacts; Cenozoic; chemically precipitated rocks; chert; clastic sediments; Dunn County; Eocene; flint; fractionation; Golden Valley Formation; ground water; hydrogen; isotherms; isotope ratios; isotopes; Knife River Flint; Mercer County ; meteoric water; North Dakota; O-18/ O-16; oxygen; Paleogene; paleohydrology; Quaternary; sedimentary rocks; sediments; stable isotopes; temperature; Tertiary;
Mathews, J. E., and Wilde, E. M.1989Coal stratigraphy and correlation in the Sidney 30X60-minute Quadrangle, eastern Montana and adjacent North Dakota; index map, cross sections and fence diagramMontana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte, MT, 8 p.
Mathews, J. E., and Wilde, E. M.1989Coal stratigraphy and correlation in the Sidney 30X60-minute Quadrangle, eastern Montana and adjacent North Dakota; coal and clinker outcrop, structure contour, coal isopach, and interburden isopach maps of the Prittegurl, Pust, Elvirio, and Sears intervalsMontana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte, MT, 8 p.
Mathews, J. E., and Wilde, E. M.1989Coal stratigraphy and correlation in the Sidney 30X60-minute Quadrangle, eastern Montana and adjacent North Dakota; paleogeographic diagrams of the Prittegurl, Pust, Elvirio, Sears, Budka, and Lane intervalsMontana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte, MT, 8 p.
Mathews, J. E., and Wilde, E. M.1989Coal stratigraphy and correlation in the Sidney 30X60-minute Quadrangle, eastern Montana and adjacent North Dakota; coal and clinker outcrop, structure contour, coal isopach, and interburden isopach maps of the Budka, Lane, and Carroll intervalsMontana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte, MT, 8 p.
Mathsen, D.1982The ground water heat pump in North DakotaGround Water Energy Newsletter, V. 1, p. 4
Matthew, William D.1922Phyletic relations of Lance vertebrates:Pan-Am. Geol., v. 37, p. 68-69.The vertebrate fauna of the "Lance" and its relation to younger and older fauna is discussed.
Matthew, William D.1921The Cannonball Lance formation:Science, n. s., v. 54, no. 1384, p. 27-29.The vertebrate faunal evidence for the age of the formations is presented in this discussion of Charles Schuchert's (1921) review of the paper by T. W. Stanton (1921).
Matyjasik, B.M., and Smith, A.J.1997Ostracodes as indicators of changing source water; The Holocene record from Rice Lake, North Dakota:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 29, n. 6, p. 33.Arthropoda; bicarbonate ion; Candona acutula; Candona candida; Candona distincta; Castona ohioensis; Cenozoic; cores; Crustacea; dissolved materials; fossilization; fossils; fresh water environments; Holocene; indicators; Invertebrata; lacustrine environments; Limnocythere sappaensis; Limnocythere staplini; Mandibulata; North Dakota; Northern Great Plains; Ostracoda; paleohydrology; paleolimnology; paleosalinity; paleotemperature; populations; Quaternary; Rice Lake; runoff; statistical analysis; water supply; Candona; Lymnocythere;
Maughan, E. K.1984Paleogeographic setting of Pennsylvanian Tyler Formation and relation to underlying Mississippian rocks in Montana and North DakotaAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 68, pp. 178-195
Maughan, E. K.1984Paleogeographic setting of Pennsylvanian Tyler Formation and relation to underlying Mississippian rocks in Montana and North DakotaEarth Science Bulletin, V. 17, p. 106
Maughan, E. K.1983Tectonic setting of the Rocky Mountain region during the late Paleozoic and the early Mesozoicin, Babcock, J. W., ed., Proceedings of the Denver Region Exploration Geologists Society Symposium, Denver Region Exploration Geologists Society, Denver, CO, pp. 39-50
Maughan, E. K., and Crysdale, B. L.1989Structural fabric in a Great Plains setting, North Dakota and South DakotaUS Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 89-0644, 22 p.
Maughan, E. K., and Crysdale, B. L.1989Structural fabric in a Great Plains setting, North Dakota and South DakotaGeological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 21, pp. 337-338
Maughan, Edwin K.1967Eastern Wyoming, eastern Montana, and the Dakotasin Paleotectonic investigations of the Permian System in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 515, p. 125-152, illus.Permian; Pennsylvanian; stratigraphy; paleogeologic map; paleotectonics; lithology; facies (sedimentary); depositional environments; thickness of formations; Minnelusa Formation; Opeche Shale; Minnekahta Limestone; Spearfish Formation; Triassic; Pine Salt; Jurassic
Maughan, Edwin K.1966bPennsylvanian and Permian paleogeography, tectonics, and stratigraphy in Montana and the Dakotas (abstracts),in Symposium on recently developed geologic principles and sedimentation of the Permo-Pennsylvanian of the Rocky Mountains: Wyoming Geological Association 20th Annual conference, p. 95-108, illus.Williston Basin; Pennsylvanian; Permian; Minnelusa Formation; Opeche Shale; Minnekahta Limestone; Spearfish Formation; Amsden Group; geologic history; stratigraphic nomenclature; paleogeologic maps; lithofacies maps; tectonics
Maughan, Edwin K.1966aEnvironment of deposition of Permian salt in the Williston and Alliance Basins,in Symposium on salt, 2d--v. 1, Geology, geochemistry, mining; Cleveland, Ohio, Northern Ohio Geological Society, p. 35-47, illus.Williston Basin; stratigraphy; paleogeomorphology; depositional environments; evaporite deposits; facies (sedimentary); Pine Salt; Opeche Formation; Spearfish Formation; Minnelusa Formation; Permian salts; geologic history
May, Paul R.1954Strippable lignite deposits, Wibaux area, Montana and North Dakota:U. S. Geol. Survey Bull. 995-G, p. 255-292, illus.The bulletin includes discussions of the structure of the area, the Fort Union "Formation," characteristics of the lignite, descriptions of the lignite beds, and descriptions of the selected strippable deposits. The area of the report includes part of Golden Valley County in North Dakota.
May, Paul R.1954Clinker,in N. Dak. Geol. Soc., Guidebook southwestern North Dakota field conference, June 25-27, 1954: p. 18-19, illus.The formation of clinker or "scoria" by the burning of lignite of the Fort Union "Formation" is described.
Mayer, G. G.1992Denitrification in the Elk Valley Aquifer, northeastern North DakotaDoctoral, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 234 p.
Mayer, G. G.1988Characterization and utilization of high- and low-sodium lignite of the Beulah-Zap Bed (Paleocene), Indian Head Mine, southwestern North DakotaMaster's, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 144 p.
Mayer, J. D.1987Geology of the Indian Hill Field area, central Williston Basin, North Dakota; a multiple-pay field developed in the 1980sin, Carlson, C. G., and Christopher, J. E., eds., Fifth International Williston Basin Symposium, North Dakota Geological Society, Grand Forks, ND, pp. 197-211
Mayer-Oakes, William J. (Editor)1967Life, land and water--Conference on environmental studies of the Glacial Lake Agassiz region, 1966, Proceedings:University of Manitoba, Department of Anthropology Occasional Paper 1, 414 p., illus.bibliographies; Lake Agassiz; Pleistocene; Quaternary; glacial geology; paleontology; ecology. Note: The book contains numerous papers. Those pertaining to North Dakota are listed under individual authors.
Maywald, Richard H.1957North Dakota Pre-Mesozoic paleogeologic map:N. Dak. Geol. Survey Misc. Map no. 3, scale 1:1,000,000.The Precambrian, Ordovican, Silurian, Devonian, Mississippian, Permian, and Pennsylvanian Systems are illustrated on the map. The Mississippian is divided into five formations.
McAndrews, John H.1967Paleoecology of the Seminary and Mirror Pool peat deposits,in Life, land and water--Conference on environmental studies of the Glacial Lake Agassiz region 1966, Proceedings: University of Manitoba, Department of Anthropology Occasional Paper 1, p. 253-269, illus.paleoecology; Sheyenne Delta; Seminary site; Cass County; Mirror Pool site; Ransom County; palynology; Quaternary; pollen; peat
McAndrews, John H., and Wright, H.E., Jr.1969Modern pollen rain across the Wyoming basins and the northern Great Plains (U.S.A.):Review of Paleobotany and Palynology, v. 9, p. 17-43.palynology; Quaternary; North Dakota; South Dakota; Montana; Wyoming; vegetation
McAndrews, John H., Stewart, Robert E., Jr., and Bright, Robert C.1967Paleoecology of a prairie pothole--A preliminary report,in Glacial geology of the Missouri Coteau--Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference, 1967, Guidebook: North Dakota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Series 30, p. 101-113, illus.potholes; paleoecology; Missouri Coteau; Stutsman County; Woodworth Pond; palynology; Pleistocene; Holocene
McBride, Thomas H.1883The Little Missouri Bad Lands:Popular Sci. Monthly, v. 23, p. 468-474, 634-642, illus.The physical and scenic geology are described. The burning lignite beds are discussed. The paleobotany is illustrated and described.
McCabe, Hugh R.1961Regional stratigraphic analysis of the Mississippian Madison Group of the Williston Basin area (Northwestern University Ph.D. dissertation, 224 p., illus.); abstract, 1962:Dissertation Abstracts, v. 22, no. 9, p. 3155-3156.Mississippian; Madison Group; Williston Basin; stratigraphy; lithology; isopach maps; lithofacies maps; structural geology; evaporites; despositional environments; geologic history
McCabe, Hugh R.1959Mississippian stratigraphy of Manitoba:Manitoba Dept. Mines and Nat. Resources, Mines Br. Pub. 58-1, 99 p., illus. incl. geol. map (scale 1:5,000,000).The report area includes a section in north-central North Dakota. The stratigraphy is described and interpretated.
McCabe, William S.1954Williston Basin Paleozoic unconformities:Am. Assoc. Petroleum Geologists Bull., v. 38, no. 9, p. 1997-2010, illus. incl. isopach maps (scale 1:7,816,800).The Paleozoic stratigraphic section is discussed with reference to the eight unconformities which occur at the base of the Flathead, Deadwood, Winnipeg, Ashern, Bakken, Kibbey, Amsden, and Opeche Formations.
McCarthy G. J., Hdamek, S. D., Solem, T. J. K., Butler, R. D., Foster, H. J., Thompson, J. S., Hassett, D. J., and Docktor, B.1994Mineralogical transformations after contact of coal combustion residuals with natural waters:North Dakota Water Quality Symposium Proceedings, Fargo, ND, N.D. Water Resour. Res. Inst., p.123-126.chemical composition; coal; combustion; ash; lignite; organic residues; pollution; processes; sedimentary rocks; water quality; water resources;
McCarthy, D.1989A magnetic susceptibility study of the Fort Union Formation, western Williston Basin, southeastern MontanaKeck Research Symposium in Geology, V. 2, pp. 101-103
McCarty ,G .W., Reeves, J. B. III, Reeves, V. B., Follett, R. F., and Kimble, J.M.2002Mid infrared and near infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for soil carbon measurement:Soil Science Society of America Journal, v. 66, n. 2, p. 640-646.
McCarty, G. W., Reeves, J. B. III, Reeves, V. B., Follett, R. F., and Kimble, J. M.2002Mid-infrared and near-infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for soil carbon measurement:Soil Science Society of America Journal, v. 66, n. 2, p. 640-646. agriculture; Alfisols; calibration; carbon; chemical analysis; Colorado; conservation; Great Plains; inorganic materials; Iowa; land management; spectroscopy; Minnesota; MIR spectra; Missouri; Mollisols; Montana; Nebraska; North Dakota; Oklahoma; organic carbon; soils; spectra; statistical analysis; Texas; total inorganic carbon; total organic carbon;
McCaslin, J. C.1990Bakken drilling to expandOil and Gas Journal, V. 88, p. 129
McCaslin, J. C.1983Rare wildcat dry in East Williston BasinOil and Gas Journal, V. 81, pp. 147-148
McCaslin, J. C.1990Don't overlook the BakkenOil and Gas Journal, V. 88, p. 66
McCaslin, J. C.1986Williston hunt goes on despite slowdownOil and Gas Journal, V. 84, p. 101
McCaslin, J. C.1988N. Dakota hosts new Williston producerOil and Gas Journal, V. 86, p. 58
McCaslin, J. C.1981Williston Basin, most active U.S. oil regionOil and Gas Journal, V. 79, pp. 151-152
McCaslin, J. C.1982Williston Basin activity still bears watchingOil and Gas Journal, V. 80, pp. 163-164
McCaslin, J. C.1980Williston Basin boom continues unabatedOil and Gas Journal, V. 78, p. 147
McCaslin, J. C.1982Gulf busy in North Dakota's badlandsOil and Gas Journal, V. 80, pp. 159-160
McCaslin, J. C.1982Remote East Williston wildcat reportedOil and Gas Journal, V. 80, pp. 189-191
McCaslin, J. C.1981Williston Basin keeping rigs busyOil and Gas Journal, V. 79, pp. 261-264
McCaslin, J. C.1980East Williston draws high exploratory interestOil and Gas Journal, V. 78, pp. 175-176
McCaslin, J. C.1981Gulf has possible Williston discoveryOil and Gas Journal, V. 79, p. 135
McCaslin, J. C.1977aMajor Williston Basin wildcat completed:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 75, no. 16, p. 89, illus.Dunn County; Little Knife Field; petroleum; exploration
McCaslin, J. C.1977bNew fields promise big year for Williston Basin:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 75, no. 51, p. 101, illus.Richland County; Williams County; McKenzie County; Dunn County; Madison Formation; petroleum; exploration; production; Little Knife Field; Cedar Creek Field; Tioga Field; MonDak Field; Beaver Lodge Field; natural gas
McCaslin, J. C.1976dWilliston Basin still has untested prospects:Oil & Gas Journal. v. 74, no. 25, p. 183, illus.petroleum; exploration
McCaslin, J. C.1976bNorth Dakota Red River play expands:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 74, no. 44, p. 92, illus.petroleum; Ordovician; exploration; production
McCaslin, J. C.1976cRed Wing Creek; the meteor-made field:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 74, no. 3, p. 79, sketch map.Williston Basin; Red Wing Creek Oil Field; structural geology; oil reservoirs; meteorites; impact features; production
McCaslin, J. C.1976aNew pay added to Williston's Nesson Anticline:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 74, no. 44, p. 91, illus.petroleum; exploration; production
McCaslin, J. C.1966bWhat's wrong with North Dakota exploration:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 64, no. 29, p. 129.petroleum; exploration; Williston Basin
McCaslin, J.C.1978bWhat's Cretaceous recipe for Williston Basin?:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 76, no. 5, p. 225, illus.petroleum; natural gas; production; exploration; Dakota Formation
McCaslin, J.C.1978cWilliston Basin getting new outlook on life:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 76, no. 20, p. 103, illus.Madison Group; Sheridan County; Billings County; McKenzie County; petroleum; exploration; production; reserves
McCaslin, J.C.1977cNorth Dakota oil find excites Williston Basin:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 75, no. 47, p. 239, illus.Renville County; Deadwood Formation; Cambrian; exploration; production; petroleum
McCaslin, J.C.1978aSilurian find renews old Williston area:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 76, no. 19, p. 309, illus.Williams County; McKenzie County; petroleum; exploration; production; Tioga Oil Field; Beaver Lodge Field; Charlson Field; Antelope Field
McCaslin, J.C.1977dWilliston Basin hosting some lively action:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 75, no. 30, p. 217, illus.Richland County; McKenzie County; Montana; North Dakota; petroleum; exploration; production
McCaslin, J.C.1977eWilliston Basin hosts new wildcat program:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 75, no. 41, p. 183, illus.petroleum; Madison Group; Paleozoic; Williston Basin; exploration; production; reserves
McCaslin, John C.1975aWilliston Basin revived by new successes:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 73, no. 26, p. 177, illus.Red River Formation; production; Ordovician; petroleum; exploration
McCaslin, John C.1975bWilliston Basin sparks North Dakota drilling:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 73, no. 36, p. 89, illus.Williston Basin; oil wells; West Tioga Field; Elkhorn Ranch Field; oil fields; drilling; petroleum; exploration
McCaslin, John C.1973More Ordovician, Silurian action due Williston Basin:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 71, no. 20, p. 127, illus.Ordovician, production, Red River Formation; Silurian; petroleum
McCaslin, John C.1974Williston Basin looks to busy autumn:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 72, no. 40, p. 157, illus.Pennsylvanian; Tyler Formation; petroleum; production
McCaslin, John C.1966aFlat Lake necessary medicine for Williston:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 64, no. 10, p. 127, illus.Williston Basin; Flat Lake Oil Field; Mississippian; North Dakota; Montana; Saskatchewan; Ratcliffe beds; petroleum; exploration; production
McCaslin, John C.1960Ten-year search may be on verge of a payoff:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 58, no. 43, p. 165, illus.Devonian production; Williston Basin
McCauley, Victor T.1956Pennsylvanian and lower Permian of the Williston Basinin N. Dak. Geol. Soc., Williston Basin Symposium, 1st Internat., Bismarck, N. Dak., Oct. 1956: p. 150-164, illus.The Permian-Pennsylvanian strata are correlated with the Hartville Formation of Wyoming and the Minnelusa of the Black Hills. An attempt is made to divide the strata into recognized and mappable units.
McClellan, T. S., Burd, J., and Gaber, R.1997Red River "B" zone, Southwest Williston Basin; Application of horizontal drilling in a thin oil zone:American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Annual Meeting Abstracts, v. 6, p. 79-80Bowman County; carbonate rocks; Cedar Creek Anticline; dolostone; drilling; enhanced recovery; horizontal drilling; Montana; North Dakota; Ordovician; Paleozoic; permeability; petroleum; porosity; production; Red River Formation; reservoir rocks; saturation; secondary recovery; sedimentary rocks; thickness; wells; Williston Basin;
McClellan, T.S., and Gaber, R.E.1998Red River "B" zone, SW Williston Basin; Horizontal drilling awakens a sleeping giant:American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts. Bowman County; carbonate rocks; Cedar Creek Anticline; Cedar Hill Field; development; dolostone; drilling; evaluation; history; horizontal drilling; North Dakota; oil and gas fields; oil wells; Ordovician; Paleozoic; permeability; petroleum; petroleum engineering; porosity; production; Red River Formation; reserves; saturation; sedimentary rocks; Williston Basin;
McClellan, T.S., and Gaber, R.E., Jr.1998Red River "B" zone, southwest Williston Basin; Horizontal drilling awakens a sleeping giant,in Christopher, J.E., Gilboy, C.F., Paterson, D.F., and Bend, S.L., eds., Eighth International Williston Basin Symposium: Saskatchewan Geological Society Special Publication 13, Saskatchewan Geological Society, Regina, Saskatchewan, p. 25.North Dakota; Williston Basin; Bowman County; carbonate rocks; Cedar Creek Anticline; Cedar Hills Field; dolostone; drilling; giant fields; horizontal drilling; oil and gas fields; Ordovician; Paleozoic; petroleum; petroleum engineering; porosity; production; Red River Formation; reserves; reservoir properties; reservoir rocks; sedimentary rocks;
McClellan, W. A., and Diehl, P. D.1992NDGS subsurface studiesNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, V. 19, No. 2, p. 6
McClellan, W.A.1995Sherwood subinterval of the Mission Canyon Formation in Central Western North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigation No. 97, 11 p.
McClellan, W.A., Styles, J.A., Clark, S.R., and Weir, R.1998Geology, geophysics, engineering and luck find Chama Field (Silurian) in North Dakota,in Christopher, J.E., Gilboy, C.F., Paterson, D.F., and Bend, S.L., eds., Eighth International Williston Basin Symposium: Saskatchewan Geological Society Special Publication 13, Saskatchewan Geological Society, Regina, Saskatchewan, p. 46.North Dakota; Williston Basin; Chama Field; drilling; geophysical methods; Golden Valley County; oil and gas fields; Paleozoic; petroleum; reserves; reservoir properties; sedimentary rocks; seismic methods; Silurian;
McCloskey, G.G.1995Depositional history, environments of deposition, and hydrocarbon potential of the Newcastle Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of eastern North Dakota:Master's thesis. Grand Forks, ND: University of North Dakota, 127 p.Albian; clastic rocks; Cretaceous; depositional environment; lithofacies; mapping; Mesozoic; Mowry Shale; mudstone; Newcastle Sandstone; North Dakota; paleoenvironment; petroleum; regression; sandstone; sedimentary rocks; shale; Skull Creek Shale; thermal maturity; transgression; well logs;
McCollough, Edward H.1925A preliminary report of the geology of a part of Grant County, North Dakota:University of Oklahoma M.S. thesis, 22 p., illus.Grant County; stratigraphy; Fox Hills Formation; Pierre Shale; Cretaceous; Lance Formation; Cannonball Member; Ludlow Member; Tertiary; Fort Union Formation; glacial deposits; fluvial deposits; lithology; geologic history; topography; structural geology; economic geology
McCollum, Morris J.1962Petrography of the Midale Subinterval in the Bottineau and Renville Counties area, North Dakota:University of North Dakota M.S. thesis, 107 p. illus.Mississippian; Midale subinterval; carbonates; classification of carbonate rocks; stratigraphic nomenclature; stratigraphy; well logs; lithology; petrography; mineralogy; dolomite; anhydrite; limestone; depositional environments; porosity
McCrae, R.O., and Swenson, R.E.1968Geology and natural gas occurrence, western Williston Basinin Natural gases of North America: Part 3, Natural gases in rocks of Paleozoic age: American Association of Petroleum Geologist's Memoir 9, v. 2, p. 1288-1303, illus.natural gas; Williston Basin; stratigraphy; isopach maps; structural geology; geologic history; production
McDonald, M. R.1994A high resolution gravity survey for the detection of Pleistocene aquifers underlying the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota.Master's thesis. Grand Forks, ND: University of North Dakota, 383 p.aquifers; Bouguer anomalies; Cenozoic; filters; Fort Berthold Indian Reservation; geophysical surveys; gravity anomalies; gravity surveys; ground water; mapping; McLean County; Mountrail County; North Dakota; Pleistocene; Quaternary; three dimensional models; Ward County;
McGee, H. W., Meyer, H. J., and Pringle, T. R.1989Shallow geothermal anomalies overlying deeper oil and gas deposits in Rocky Mountain regionAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 73, pp. 576-597
McGehee, J. Rex1952A resume of the Elk Point formation in view of recent drilling in the Williston Basin,in Billings Geol. Soc., Guidebook, 3d Ann. Field Conf., Black Hills-Williston Basin, September 4-7, 1952: p. 64.A brief report is presented of a sequence of strata encountered during drilling in the Williston basin which is believed to be equivalent to the Elk Point Formation of the Alberta plains.
McIntosh, Willard L., and Eister, Margaret F.1977Geologic map index of North Dakota:U.S. Geological Survey, 5 sheets, illus.geologic maps; bibliographies
McKibbin, A., McFaul, M., Traugh, K. L., and Smith, G. D.199432EM72; results of test excavations on the east shore of Lake Oahe, Emmons County, North Dakota.Contract DACW45-93-P-1218. National Technical Information Service, order number AD-A298 431/8NEG, 55 p.absolute age; archaeological sites; archaeology; artifacts; C-14; carbon; dates; Emmons County; erosion features; isotopes; lacustrine environment; Lake Oahe; North Dakota; protection; radioactive isotopes; sediments; soils;
Mclaughlin, Thad G.1946Ground water at Dickinson, North Dakota:[N. Dak. State Water Conserv. Comm.] Ground-Water Studies no. 3, 31 p., illus.The geology of the area is described. Potential water-producing aquifers and the physical properties of the water-bearing materials are discussed. The results of pumping tests are presented. Well logs and well schedules for the area are included.
McLenehan, R. E.1986Three-dimensional groundwater flow system of the Dunn Center site, North DakotaBachelor's, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 79 p.
McNeal, J. M.1981Extractable element composition of soils from the northern Great PlainsUS Geological Survey Professional Paper P 1275, p. 242
McNeal, James M.1977Stream sediment geochemistry of the northern Great Plains,in Geochemical survey of the western energy regions, fourth annual progress report, July 1977: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-872, p. 91-97, illus.chemical analyses; sediments; Montana; Wyoming; North Dakota
McNeal, James M.1976Stream sediment chemistry in the northern Great Plains,in Geochemical survey of the western energy regions, third annual progress report, July 1976: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-729, p. 14-21, illus.geochemistry; strip mining; impact; Montana; North Dakota; Wyoming; streams; sediments
McNeal, James M., and Ebens, Richard J.1978Mineralogy of shale in the Fort Union Formation in outcrop in the northern Great Plains coal province,in Geochemical survey of the western energy regions, fifth annual progress report, July 1978: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-1105, p. 144-149, illus.Fort Union Formation; shale; lignite; spoil piles; hazardous effects; mineralogy
McSweeney, K., and Fastovsky, D. E.1987Micromorphological and SEM analysis of Cretaceous-Paleogene petrosols from eastern Montana and western North DakotaGeoderma, V. 40, pp. 49-63
McTavish, G. J.1991Role of salt dissolution in controlling outcrop distribution in south-central Saskatchewanin, Christopher, J. E., and Haidl, F. M., eds., Sixth International Williston Basin Symposium, Saskatchewan Geological Society, Regina, Saskatchewan, pp. 244-249
Meador, M.R., and Goldstein, R.M.2003Assessing water quality at large geographic scales; Relations among land use, water physicochemistry, riparian condition, and fish community structure:Environmental Management, v. 31, n. 4, p. 504-517. Alabama; Arkansas; California; Chordata; Colorado; communities; ecology; ecosystems; Florida; geochemistry; Georgia; ground water; Indiana; Kansas; land use; New Jersey; New Mexico; North Carolina; North Dakota; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Pisces; pollution; programs; riparian environment; sampling; South Dakota; surface water; Texas; Vermont; Vertebrata; Virginia; Washington; water management; water quality; water resources; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming;
Medioli, B. E.2001Geochemical, grain size, mineralogical and chronological data from three shallow cores in the Red River valley (Horseshoe Lake, Lake Louise, Manitoba and Salt Lake, North Dakota):Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 4025, 82 p. absolute age; C14; Canada; carbon; Cenozoic; chemical composition; cores; data; dates; floodplains; floods; fluvial features; geochemistry; grain size; Horseshoe Lake; isotope ratios; isotopes; lacustrine environment; Lake Louise; lake sediments; lead; Manitoba; metals; mineral composition; North Dakota; paleoenvironments; paleofloods; radioactive isotopes; Red River of the North valley; Salt Lake; sediments; surface water;
Medioli, B.E.2003Search for a paleoflood record using physical and geochemical properties of cores from shallow lakes, Red River valley, Manitoba and North Dakota:Geological Survey of Canada Current Research, 2003-B1, 11 p.Canada; cores; eutrophication; floods; geochemistry; Horseshoe Lake; hydrochemistry; lacustrine environment; Lake Louise; lakes; Manitoba; North Dakota; paleoclimatology; paleohydrology; Red River Valley; Salt Lake; salt lakes; sediments;
Medioli, B.E., and Brooks, G.R.2003Diatom and thecamoebian signatures of Red River (Manitoba and North Dakota) floods; Data collected from the 1997 and 1999 spring freshets:Journal of Paleolimnology, v. 29, n. 3, p. 353-386. algae; Canada; climate; diatoms; ecology; floods; geologic hazards; hydrology; Invertebrata; Manitoba; North Dakota; Plantae; Protista; Red River of the North; Thecamoeba;
Meek, Fielding B.1876A report on the invertebrate Cretaceous and Tertiary fossils of the upper Missouri country:U. S. Geol.Survey of the Terr. (Hayden), Rept., v. 9, 629 p., illus. incl. 45 pls.North Dakota west of the Missouri River is included in the area of the report. The Cretaceous and Tertiary rocks are described. The fossils are described and illustrated. This report is an expansion of an earlier work by Meek and Hayden in 1865, published by the Smithsonian Institution. (See Meek, Fielding B., and Hayden, F. V., 1856c.)
Meek, Fielding B., and Hayden, F. V.1862Descriptions of new Lower Silurian, (Primordial), Jurassic, Cretaceous, and Tertiary fossils, collected in Nebraska, by the Exploring Expedition under the command of Capt. Wm. F. Raynolds, U. S. Top. Engrs.; with some remarks on the rocks from which they were obtained:Philadelphia, Acad. Nat. Sci, Proc., v. 13, p. 415-447.Capt. Raynolds' expedition did not pass through the area now included in the state of North Dakota; however, the report contains the original description of the Fort Union Group.
Meek, Fielding B., and Hayden, F. V.1861Descriptions of new organic remains from the Tertiary, Cretaceous and Jurassic rocks of Nebraska:Philadelphia, Acad. Nat. Sci., Proc., v. 12, p. 175-185.Several new species of fossil Mollusca, including two collected in North Dakota, are described.
Meek, Fielding B., and Hayden, F. V.1857Descriptions of new species and genera of fossils, collected by Dr. F. V. Hayden in Nebraska Territory, under the direction of Lieut. G. K. Warren, U. S. Topographical Engineer; with some remarks on the Tertiary and Cretaceous formations of the northwest, and parallelism of the latter with those of other portions of the United States and Territories:Philadelphia, Acad. Nat. Sci., Proc.,v.9, p. 117-148.Some of the samples described were collected along the Missouri River in the area now included in the state of North Dakota. There is a review of reports of earlier surveys in the area.
Meek, Fielding B., and Hayden, F. V.1856Palaeontology of the Upper Missouri:Invertebrates, part I: Smithsonian Contr. Knowledge, 172, 136 p., illus.Full descriptions and figures of all the known "Primordial," Carboniferous, Permian, and Jurassic species of invertebrate fossils from the area are presented. None of the specimens described were collected in the area now in North Dakota but reference is made to the entire upper Missouri area. For an expansion of this report see Meek, Fielding B., 1876.
Meek, Fielding B., and Hayden, F. V.1856Descriptions of new species of Acephala and Gasteropoda, from the Tertiary formations of Nebraska Territory, with some general remarks on the geology of the country about the sources of the Missouri River:Philadelphia, Acad. Nat. Sci, Proc., v. 8, p. 111-126.The introduction contains a summary of the earlier surveys in the area. The Tertiary lignite formation from which the fossils were collected is described. The fossils are described.
Meek, Fielding B., and Hayden, F. V.1856Descriptions of new fossil species of Mollusca collected by Dr. F. V. Hayden in Nebraska Territory; together with a complete catalogue of all the remains of Invertebrata hitherto described and identified from the Cretaceous and Tertiary Formations of that region:Philadelphia, Acad. Nat. Sci, Proc., v. 8, p. 265-286.Twenty species of Mollusca are described. The catalog contains 191 species.
Megathan, E. R.1987Silurian Interlake Group: a sequence of cyclic marine and freshwater carbonate deposits in the central Williston Basinin, Fischer, D. W., ed., Fifth International Williston Basin Symposium, North Dakota Geological Survey, Grand Forks, ND, pp. 59-88
Meinzer, O. J.1983Compressibility and elasticity of artesian aquifersin, Freeze, R. A., and Back, W., eds., Physical hydrogeology, Hutchinson and Ross Publishing Company, pp. 85-113
Meinzer, Oscar E., and Hard, Herbert A.1925The artesian water supply of the Dakota sandstone in North Dakota, with special reference to the Edgeley Quadrangle:U. S. Geol. Survey Water-Supply Paper 520-E, p. 73-95, illus.The topography and geology of the Edgeley Quadrangle, the artesian horizons in the Dakota "Sandstone," the original head and area of artesian flow, the yield and capacities of flowing wells, the beneficial results of a state conservation program, and the drilling of wells are discussed.
Meissner, F. F.1991Petroleum geology of the Bakken Formation, Williston Basin, North Dakota and Montanain, Hansen, W. B., ed., 1991 Guidebook to geology and horizontal drilling of the Bakken Formation, Montana Geological Society, Billings, MT, pp. 19-42
Meissner, F. F.1991A geological/mechanical basis for creating fracture reservoirs in the Bakkenin, Hansen, W. B., ed., 1991 Guidebook to geology and horizontal drilling of the Bakken Formation, Montana Geological Society, Billings, MT, p. 165
Meissner, F. F.1982Petroleum geology of the Bakken Formation, Williston Basin, North Dakota and MontanaCorpus Christi Geological Society Bulletin, pp. 14-34
Meissner, F. F.1990A geological/mechanical basis for creating fracture reservoirs in the Bakkenin, Hansen, W. B., ed., Bakken Formation short course; study notes No.1, Montana Geological Society, Billings, MT, p. 21
Meissner, F. F.1984Petroleum geology of the Bakken Formation, Williston Basin, North Dakota and MontanaAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir, V. 35, pp. 159-179
Meissner, Fred F.1978Petroleum geology of the Bakken Formation Williston Basin, North Dakota and Montana,in Williston Basin Symposium, the economic geology of the Williston Basin: Montana Geological Society 24th Annual conference, p. 207-227, illus.Mississippian; Bakken Formation; stratigraphy; reservoir properties; geochemical properties; petrophysical properties; source rocks; log interpretation; fracture-reservoirs; tectonics; oil migration; hydrocarbon generation
Meissner, Fred F.1976Abnormal electric resistivity and fluid pressure in Bakken Formation, Williston Basin, and its relation to petroleum generation, migration, and accumulation (abstract):American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 60, no. 8, p. 1403-1404.Bakken Formation; Mississippian; Williston Basin; shale; electric resistivity; petroleum; source rocks; properties; reservoir rocks
Meissner, V. S.1946Laboratory tests on foundation materials, Dickinson Dam-Heart River Project, North Dakota:U. S. Bur. Reclamation, Eng. and Geol. Control and Research Div., Earth Materials Lab. Rept. EM-100, 35 p., illus.The material from the area ranges from lean clay to gravelly sand. Fine sand is predominant. The results of the laboratory tests on the samples are discussed.
Meko, D. M.1992Dendroclimatic evidence from the Great Plains of the United Statesin, Bradley, R. S., and Jones, P. D., eds., Climate since A.D. 1500, Routledge, London, United Kingdom, New York, NY, pp. 312-330
Melcher, N. B., and Parrett, C.19931993 Upper Mississippi River floodsGeotimes, V. 38, pp. 15-17
Melchior, R. C.1985Paleobotanical research at the Wannagan Creek SiteProceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science, V. 39, p. 12
Melchior, R. C., and Hall, J. W.1983Geological observations on the occurrence of some Paleocene megaspores and allied formsin, Dilcher, D. L., ed., Abstracts of the Joint Meeting between the Botanical Society of America and the Canadian Botanical Society, Botanical Society of America, Lawrence, KS, p. 75
Melchior, R. C., and Hall, J. W.1983Some megaspores and other small fossils from the Wannagan Creek site (Paleocene) of North DakotaPalynology, V. 7, pp. 133-145
Melchior, Robert C.1977On the occurrence of Minerisporites mirabilis in situ:Science Museum of Minnesota Scientific Publications, new series, v. 3, no. 4, 11 p., illus.Tongue River Formation; Billings County; paleobotany; Paleocene
Melchior, Robert C.1976Oreopanax dakotensis, a new species of the Araliaceae from the Paleocene of North Dakota:Science Museum of Minnesota Scientific Publications, new series, v. 3, no. 3, 7 p., illus.Tongue River Formation; Billings County; paleontology; paleobotany; Fort Union Group; Tertiary
Melchior, Robert C., and Erickson, Bruce R.1979Paleontological notes on the Wannagan Creek quarry site (Paleocene--North Dakota), Ichnofossils 1:Science Museum of Minnesota Scientific Publications, new series, v. 4, no. 4, 16 p., illus.Fort Union Group; Bullion Creek Formation; Billings County; paleontology; burrows; new taxa; paleoecology; Paleocene
Meldahl, Elmer G.1956The geology of the Grassy Butte area, McKenzie County, North Dakota (abstract):North Dakota Academy of Science Proceedings, v. 10, p. 51-52.Grassy Butte area; McKenzie County; badlands; Williston Basin; Tongue River Formation; Sentinel Butte Formation; Golden Valley Formation; structural geology; geology
Meldahl, Elmer G.1956The geology of the Grassy Butte area, McKenzie County, North Dakota:Grand Forks, N. D., North Dakota, Univ., M.S. Thesis (unpub.), 42 p., illus. incl. geol. map (scale 1:63,360); published, 1956: N. Dak. Geol. Survey Rept. Inv. no. 26, 1 sheet, illus. incl. geol. map (scale 1:125,000).The stratigraphy and geologic structure of the area are discussed. Lignite beds of possible economic value are described. Several stratigraphic sections are presented.
Memmi, J. M.1993Integrated approach to diamond exploration in the north-central United States.Doctoral dissertation. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University, 244 p.basement; Canada; cobalt; crust; cryptoexplosion features; databases; DEGIS; diamonds; faults; igneous rocks; intrusions; Iowa; kimberlite; lamproite; lamprophyres; lineaments; lithosphere; metals; Michigan; Michigan Upper Peninsula; mineral exploration; Minnesota; nickel; North Dakota; plutonic rocks; possibilities; Precambrian; stream sediments; thickness; ultramafics; Wisconsin; Wyoming;
Memmi, J.M., Loomis, J., and Pride, D.E.1997Precambrian basement; age versus lithology in the search for primary diamond deposits:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v.29, n.6, p.292.Archean; basement; CAD; California; Canada; diamonds; gems; geographic information systems; GIS; metals; Michigan; mineral exploration; Minnesota; models; Montana; Nebraska; North Dakota; Precambrian; rare earths; South Dakota; technology; Wisconsin; Wyoming; yttrium;
Mendes, R.V., and Van Trump, George Jr.1976Miscellaneous chemical analyses of some rocks, soils, sediments, and plants from North Dakota:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-96, 96 p.geochemistry; data
Menge, M. L.1980Geophysical and lithologic logs for 1979 coal drilling, Three River area, Stark, Billings, and Dunn counties, North DakotaUS Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 80-0860, 290 p.
Menge, M.L.1978bGeophysical and lithologic logs for 1977 drilling in McLean and Ward Counties, North Dakota:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-538, 132 p. illus.well logs; lignite; Fort Union Group
Menge, M.L.1978aGeology and strippable Federal coal resources in the south half of the Dunn Center lignite field, Dunn County, North Dakota:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-1027, 124 p., illus.stratigraphy; physiography; lignite; reserves; drill-hole data; structure; chemical analyses
Menge, Michael L.1977Preliminary report on the coal resources of the Dickinson area, Billings, Dunn, and Stark Counties, North Dakota:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-482, 11 p., illus.lignite; stratigraphy; Hell Creek Formation; Fort Union Formation; Golden Valley Formation; structure; composition; reserves
Menheer, M.A., and Brigham, M.E.1997Ground-water sampling methods and quality-control data for the Red River of the North basin, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota, 1993-95:U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations 96-4317, 34 p.detection; geochemistry; ground water; hydrochemistry; methods; Minnesota; NAWQA; North Dakota; quality control; Red River of the North Basin; sampling; South Dakota; USGS; water quality;
Menneer, Jack1952The lid is off the Williston Basin!:Petroleum Engineer, v. 24, no. 12, p. B75-B83, illus.The exploration and development activities of the first year of production in the basin are reported. Current production cost figures are discussed for a well on the Poplar anticline in Montana.
Merewether, E. A.1983Lower Upper Cretaceous strata in Minnesota and adjacent areas; time-stratigraphic correlations and structural attitudesUS Geological Survey Professional Paper P 1253, pp. 26-52
Merewether, E. A., and Cobban, W. A.1982Transgressions and regressions of Cretaceous epeiric sea in Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, and WyomingUS Geological Survey Professional Paper P 1275, p. 35
Merrill, S.D., Ries, R.E., and Power, J.F.1998Subsoil characteristics and landscape position affect productivity of reconstructed mine soils:Soil Science Society of America Journal, v.62, n.1, p.263-271.alkali metals; coal; Great Plains; lignite; Mercer County; metals; mining; Mollisols; North Dakota; reclamation; sedimentary rocks; sodium; soils; spoils; surface mining; topography; water; Zap;
Merritt, James C.1966Surficial geology of the southern half of Griggs County, North Dakota:University of North Dakota M.S. thesis, 78 p., illus. including a geologic map, scale 1:63,360.Griggs County; geologic map; glacial geology; lithology; glacial deposits; glacial features; X ray diffraction analyses; Spiritwood aquifer; Pierre Shale; topography; geologic history; glacial history; groundwater
Mescher, P. K., and Pol, J. C.1985Sedimentation and tectonic implications of Cambrian-Ordovician clastics, Renville County, North DakotaAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 69, p. 288
Mescher, P. K., and Pol, J. C.1984Environmental significance of pisoliths, Mississippian Madison Formation of the Williston Basin, Bottineau, Renville, and McHenry counties, North DakotaAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 68, p. 507
Metzger, Charles F.1969Preliminary investigation of North Dakota bentonites for use in taconite production (abstract):North Dakota Academy of Science Proceedings, v. 21, 1967, p. 213-214.Sentinel Butte Formation; bentonite; clay mineralogy
Meyer, Gary N.1979Applied geology in the Buelah-Hazen area, Mercer County, west-central North Dakota:University of North Dakota M.S. thesis, 216 p., illus. including geologic map, scale 1:24,000.study methods; surface materials; mapping; lithology; stratigraphy; Tertiary; Sentinel Butte Formation; Quaternary; glacial sediments; Pleistocene; geologic history; depositional environments; glacial history; geologic hazards; land use; engineering properties; test-hole data
Meyer, H. J., and McGee, H. W.1985Oil and gas fields accompanied by geothermal anomalies in Rocky Mountain regionAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 69, pp. 933-945
Meyer, Robert P., and Bonini, William E.1961Crustal measurements in the Montana-North Dakota area (abstract):Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 66, no. 8, p. 2547.seismic studies; earth mantle
Miao, X., Mason, J., and Goble, R.J.2002Loess sections document dry climate and eolian activity in the early to mid Holocene, central Great Plains:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, n. 6, p. 273. algae; Bignell Loess; Cenozoic; clastic sediments; deposition; diatoms; geochronology; Great Plains; Holocene; loess; luminescence; microfossils; Moon Lake; Nebraska; North Dakota; paleoclimatology; paleosalinity; Plantae; Quaternary; sand; sedimentation; sedimentation rates; sediments;
Michalski, T. C., and Richards, D. L.1986Catalog of North Dakota cores housed at the USGS Core Repository, Denver, ColoradoUS Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 86-0376, 29 p.
Middleton, Herman F., and Kennedy, Gene O.1956Stratigraphy of the Nesson Anticline,in N. Dak. Geol. Soc., Williston Basin Symposium, 1st Internat., Bismarck, N. Dak., Oct. 1956: p. 53-60, illus.The subsurface geologic formations are desribed based on a study of electric logs and the microscopic examination of drill bit samples. The economic aspects of the oil reservoirs are discussed.
Mihelcic, J. R., and Luthy, R. G.1988Degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds under various redox conditions in soil-water systemsApplied and Environmental Microbiology, V. 54, pp. 1182-1187
Miller, Arthur C.1960Mineral resources of North Dakota,in Holland, F.D., Jr., and Clayton, Lee S., eds., Guidebook to the geology of the Black Hills and route between Grand Forks and Rapid City: University of North Dakota, Geology Department Guidebook no. 1, prepared by Beta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, p. 32-38, illus.lignite; uranium; sand and gravel; clay; quartzite; bentonitic clay; clinker; limestone; sandstone; volcanic ash; gemstones; map-mineral resources; economic geology
Miller, D.N., Jr.1966Diagenesis of sedimentry rocks,in Symposium on recently developed geologic principles and sedimentation of the Permo-Pennsylvanian of the Rocky Mountains: Wyoming Geological Association 20th Annual conference, p. 17K-21K, illus.sediments; diagenesis; sedimentary structures; Williston Basin; petroleum exploration
Miller, J. E., and Frink, D. L.1984Changes in flood response of the Red River of the North basin, North Dakota-MinnesotaUSGS Water-Supply Paper W 2243, 103 p.
Miller, J. E., and Frink, D. L.1982Changes in flood response of the Red River of the North Basin, North Dakota-MinnesotaUS Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 82-0774, 166 p.
Miller, M. R., Donovan, J. J., Bergantino, R. N., Sonderegger, J. L., and Schmidt, F. A.1981Saline seep development and control in the North American Great Plains; hydrogeological aspectsAgricultural Water Management, V. 4, pp. 115-141
Miller, R. N., and Given, P. H.1986The association of major, minor and trace inorganic elements with lignites; I, Experimental approach and study of a North Dakota ligniteGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, V. 50, pp. 2033-2043
Miller, Ralph L., and Gill, James R.1954Uranium from coal:Sci. American, v. 191, no. 4, p. 36-39, illus.The occurrence of uranium in the lignite deposits in the Badlands of North and South Dakota is discussed. The origin of the buttes in the area is discussed. The theories of the origin of uranium are presented.
Miller, Reuben F.1969Differences in soil chemistry induced by evaporation and flow of ground water,in Geological Survey research 1969, Chapter D: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 650-D, p. D255-D259, illus.potholes; saline lakes; salinity; drainage
Miller, Robert N.1977A geochemical study of the inorganic constituents in some low-rank coals (Pennsylvania State University Ph.D. dissertation, 319 p., illus.); abstract:Dissertation Abstracts International, B., Sciences and Engineering, 1978, v. 38, no. 12, p. 5798B.lignite; Alabama; Texas; Wyoming; North Dakota; geochemistry; chemical composition
Miller, Robert Rush1965Quaternaty freshwater fishes of North America,in Wright, H.E., Jr., and Frey, D.G., eds., The Quaternary of the United States: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press, p. 569-581, illus.Pliocene; Pleistocene; fish; paleontology; Prophet Mountains site; North Dakota
Miller, W. R., and Strausz, S. A.1980Preliminary map showing freshwater heads for the Mission Canyon and Lodgepole limestones and equivalent rocks of Mississippian age in the Northern Great Plains of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and WyomingUS Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 80-0729, 1 Sheet
Miller, W. R., and Strausz, S. A.1980Preliminary map showing freshwater heads for the Red River Formation, Bighorn Dolomite, and equivalent rocks of Ordovician age in the Northern Great Plains of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and WyomingUS Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 80-0730, 1 Sheet
Millsop, M. D.1985A quantitative analysis of shoreline erosion processes, Lake Sakakawea, North DakotaMaster's, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 290 p.
Missouri Basin Inter-Agency Committee1969Comprehensive framework study, Missouri River Basin:Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, 7 volumes, illus.Missouri River Basin; social aspects; economic aspects; land resources; water resources; water utilization; hydrology; sediment yield; geology; water quality; groundwater; streamflow
Mitchell, J. R.1990Dakota petrified woodsRock & Gem, V. 20, pp. 52-54,79
Mitchell, Karen J. R., Fritz, Ann M. K., and Waldkirch, Ryan1999Evolution of digital geologic mapping at the North Dakota Geological Survey,in, Soller, David R., ed., Digital mapping techniques '99; Workshop proceedings: U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-0386, p.177-181. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/openfile/of99-386/cartography; digital cartography; geographic information systems; GIS; mapping; North Dakota; North Dakota Geological-Survey; spatial data; USGS;
Mitchell, L.W.2002Assessing minority student progress and program goals in an undergraduate research based geoscience program serving American Indians:Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, n. 6, p. 121. American Indians; college level education; education; Indians into Geosciences; research; University of North Dakota;
Mitchell, Porter H., and Petter, Charles K., Jr.1958The Lignite field, Burke County, North Dakota,in North Dakota Geological Society and Saskatchewan Geological Society, Second Williston Basin Symposium, Regina, Saskatchewan, April 23-25, 1958: p. 64-69, illus.The oil in the Lignite field is produced from the "Midale Beds" of the "Charles Formation" of Mississippian age. The reservoir characteristics, stratigraphy, environments of deposition, and structure of the oil field are discussed.
Mitchell, Robert H., and Laird,Wilson M.1943Notes on gypsum crystals in Morton County, North Dakota:Rocks and Minerals, v. 18, no. 1, p. 10.The occurrence of gypsum crystals in the Hell Creek, Ludlow, and Cannonball Formations is described. The origin of the crystals is discussed.
Mitchell, Ronald J.1965Uranium-bearing lignite--North Dakota's newest industry:Metal Mining and Processing, v. 2, no. 3, p. 16-23, illus.lignite; uranium; Williston Basin; mining; Paleocene; Cretaceous; cross sections; technology; geology; mineral industry
Mitten, H.T., Scott, C.H., and Rosene, P.G.1968Chemical quality of surface waters in Devils Lake basin, North Dakota, 1952-1960:U.S. Geological Survey, Water-Supply Paper 1859-B, 42 p., illus.Devils Lake Basin; water levels; water temperature; water chemistry; Stump Lake; trace elements; saline lakes; water budget
Mitten, Hugh T.1965Diurnal variations of the chemical quality of water in two prairie potholes in North Dakota:U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 525-C, p. C176-C180, illus.potholes; evapotranspiration; dissolved solids; vegetation; alkalinity; groundwater movement
Mittsdarffer, A.1985Hydrodynamics of the Mission Canyon Formation in the Billings Nose area, North DakotaMaster's, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 162 p.
Mock, Cary J.2000Rainfall in the garden of the United States Great Plains, 1870-1889:Climatic Change, v. 44, n. 1-2, p. 173-195. atmospheric precipitation; Cenozoic; climate change; Holocene; hydrology; Kansas ; Nebraska; North Dakota; Northern Great Plains; Quaternary; rainfall; seasonal variations; South Dakota; statistical analysis; time series analysis;
Mohl, K.L., Henderson, L.B., Crews, G.C., and Ashmore, H.T.1973Oil and gas developments in northern Rockies in 1972:American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 57, no. 8, p. 1448-1455, illus.oil and gas; oil wells; drilling; exploration
Moir, D. R.1958Occurrence and radiocarbon date of coniferous wood in Kidder County, North Dakota,in Friends of the Pleistocene Midwestern Section Guidebook 9th Ann. Field Conf., East-Central North Dakota, 1958: N. Dak. Geol. Survey Misc. Ser. no. 10, p. 108-114.This is a revision of Moir, D. R., 1957.
Moir, D. R.1957An occurrence of buried coniferous wood in the Altamont moraine in North Dakota:N. Dak. Acad. Sci., Proc., v. 11, p. 69-74.The wood samples from the moraine in Kidder County were identified as white spruce and radiocarbon dated at approximately 11,480 B.P. (Sample W-542). The significance of these results is discussed.
Moir, D. R., Hansen, Miller and Lemke, R.W.1958Re-excavation at Tappen C-14 sitein, Friends of the Pleistocene Midwestern Section Guidebook 9th Ann. Field Conf., East-Central North Dakota, 1958: N. Dak. Geol. Survey Misc. Ser. no.10, 4 p., supplement folded in pocket.North Dakota; Tapen C-14 site; excavations; stratigraphy;
Mollard, J. D.1983The origin of reticulate and orbicular patterns on the floor of Lake Agassizin, Teller, J. T., and Clayton, L., eds., Glacial Lake Agassiz, Geological Association of Canada, Dept. of Geology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, pp. 355-374
Monastersky, R.1998Target Earth; geologists link a chain of craters:Science News (Washington), v.153, n.20, p.312-314.asteroids; Canada; comets; Commonwealth of Independent States; Europe; France; impact craters; impact features; Manicouagan Crater; Mesozoic; North Dakota; paleolatitude; paleomagnetism; Saint Martin impact feature; Triassic; Ukraine;
Montana Academy Of Sciences1975Proceedings of the Fort Union Coal Field symposium:Montana Academy of Sciences at Eastern Montana College, Billings, Montana, 5 volumes, illus., 706 p. (Vol. 1-General Session and Administration Section; Vol. 2-Aquatic Ecosystems Section; Vol. 3-Reclamation Section; Vol. 4-Social Impact Section; Vol. 5-Terrestrial Ecosystems Section).coal; development; environmental effects; water; strip mining; reclamation biology; social impact; ecology; North Dakota; Montana; Fort Union Coal Field; lignite
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology19951:100 000-scale metric topographic map of Wibaux, Montana-North Dakota:Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 282, 1 sheet.faults; folds; geologic-maps; Golden Valley County; maps; Montana; North Dakota; petrology; tectonic elements; topography; Wibaux Quadrangle;
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology19811:100 000-scale metric topographic map of Baker, Montana-North Dakota:Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File Report 283, 1 sheet.Baker Quadrangle; Bowman County; faults; folds; geologic maps; Montana; North Dakota; petrology; tectonic elements; topography;
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology1975Miles City, Montana, North Dakota:Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File Report, 1 sheet.Bowman County; faults; folds; geologic map; Miles City Quadrangle; Montana; North Dakota; topography;
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology1981Coal drilling during 1979 in Williams County, North Dakota, and in Beaverhead, Big Horn, Dawson, Fallon, Garfield, McCone, Musselshell, Powder River, Prairie, Roosevelt, Rosebud, and Wibaux counties, Montana:Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File Report.boreholes; chemical composition; coal; drilling; lithostratigraphy; moisture; Montana; North Dakota; sedimentary rocks; spatial distribution; Williams County;
Montana Geological Society1978bWilliston Basin Symposium, the economic geology of the Williston Basin:Montana Geological Society 24th Annual Conference, 447 p., illus.Papers dealing with North Dakota geology are listed under the individual authors.
Montana Geological Society1978aState of North Dakota--summary of producing oil fields,in Williston Basin Symposium, the economic geology of the Williston Basin: Montana Geological Society 24th Annual Conference, p. 8-12.oil fields; production; discovery date; producing formation; reservoir data
Montana Geological Society1969Eastern Montana symposium--The economic geology of eastern Montana and adjacent areas:Montana Geological Society 20th Annual Conference, 256 p., illus.Papers that pertain to North Dakota are cited separately by author.
Montana Geological Society1975Energy resources of Montana:Montana Geological Society 22nd annual publication, 232p., illus.Papers that pertain to North Dakota geology are cited separately by author.
Montgomery, B. R., Prunty, L., Mathison, A. E., Stegman, E. C., and Albus, W.1988Nitrate and pesticide concentrations in shallow groundwater aquifers underlying coarse textured soils of S.E. North Dakotain, Conference on Agricultural impacts on ground water, National Water Well Association, Dublin, OH, Des Moines, IA, pp. 361-387
Montgomery, S.1996Williston Basin horizontal Red River play; An overview:Petroleum Frontiers, v. 13, n. 3, 59 p.depositional environment; drilling; horizontal drilling; Montana; North Dakota; Ordovician; Paleozoic; petroleum; production; Red River Formation; South Dakota; Williston Basin;
Montgomery, S. L.1989Williston Basin Bakken Shale; learning curve on the horizontalPetroleum Frontiers, V. 6, p. 52
Montgomery, S. L.1996Mississippian Lodgepole Play, Williston Basin; A review:AAPG Bulletin, v. 80, n. 6, p. 795-810.Carboniferous; cores; deposition; Dickinson Field; Eland Field; geophysical surveys; Lodgepole Formation; Madison Group; Mississippian; natural gas; North Dakota; oil and gas fields; Paleozoic; petroleum; production; reserves; reservoir rocks; seismic surveys; Stark County; tectonics; Waulsortian facies; well logs; wells; Williston Basin;
Montgomery, S.L.1997Horizontal drilling in the Ordovician Red River "B", Williston Basin,in, Coalson, E.B., Osmond, J.C., and Williams, E.T., eds., Innovative applications of petroleum technology in the Rocky Mountain area: Denver, CO, Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, p.111-123."B" reservoir; Bowman County; carbonate rocks; Cedar Creek Anticline; clastic rocks; drilling; horizontal drilling; mudstone; North Dakota; Ordovician; Paleozoic; petroleum engineering; porosity; Red River Formation; reservoir properties; reservoir rocks; sedimentary rocks; Williston Basin;
Montgomery, S.L.1997Ordovician Red River "B"; Horizontal oil play in the southern Williston Basin:AAPG Bulletin, v. 81, n. 4, p. 519-532.Bowman County; carbonate rocks; cores; drilling; horizontal drilling; limestone; Montana; North Dakota; Ordovician; Paleozoic; permeability; petroleum; petroleum engineering; physical properties; porosity; production; Red River Formation; reservoir properties; reservoir rocks; sedimentary rocks; Slope County; thickness; well logs; wells; Williston Basin;
Moore, George W.1954Uranium in carbonaceous rocks-North Dakota,in Geologic investigations of radioactive deposits-Semiannual progress report, Dec. 1, 1953 to May 31, 1954: U. S. Geol. Survey Rept. TEI-440, p. 102-109, illus. (Report prepared for U. S. Atomic Energy Commission.)The inferred reserves of lignite and the estimated content of uranium im the HT Butte, Chalky Butte, Bullion Butte, and Sentinel Butte areas of southwestern North Dakota are presented.
Moore, George W.1953Uranium in carbonaceous rocks-North Dakota,in Geologic investigations of radioactive deposits-Semiannual progress report, June 1 to Nov. 30, 1953: U. S. Geol. Survey Rept. TEI-390, p. 123-125, illus. incl. geol. map (scale 1:79,200). (Report prepared for U. S. Atomic Energy Commission.)The uranium-bearing lignite deposits in the HT Butte and Chalky Buttes area, Slope County, Bullion Butte, Billings and Golden Valley Counties; and the Sentinel Butte area, Golden Valley County are discussed. The map includes the HT Butte and Chalky Buttes area.
Moore, George W., Melin, R. E., and Kepferle, R. C.1959Uranium-bearing lignite in southwestern North Dakota:U. S. Geol. Survey Bull. 1055-E, p. 147-166, illus. incl. geol. maps (scale 1:31,680).The Tertiary and Quaternary stratigraphy of the area is discussed. The uranium-bearing lignites were analyzed for uranium content. The reserves, origin, and occurrence of the uranium are discussed.
Moore, George W., Melin, R. E., and Kepferle, R. C.1956Preliminary geologic map of the Chalky Buttes area, Slope County, North Dakota:U. S. Geol. Survey Coal Inv. Map C-38, scale 1:31,680.The Tertiary Fort Union, Chadron, and Brute "Formations" are shown on the map. A diagrammatic section is included with the map.
Moore, J. Cordell1966A right to develop but not to waste:North Dakota Quarterly, v. 34, Spring issue, p. 33-37.mineral resources; water resources; petroleum; lignite; conservation
Moore, Leonard V., and Urban, James B.1975Palynology of the H.T. Butte Lignite (Tongue River Fm.) and the superjacent Sentinel Butte Fm. of western North Dakota (Paleocene) (abstract),in Proceedings 6th Annual Meeting, American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists: Geoscience and Man, v. 11, p. 157-158.Tongue River Formation; Paleocene; Sentinel Butte Formation; palynology; paleoecology; lignite
Moore, W. L., Fischer, D. W., and Anderson, S. B.1987Isopach; Inyan Kara FormationNorth Dakota Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Map, No. 27, 1 Sheet, 1:670,000
Moore, W.L.1976The stratigraphy and environments of deposition of the Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation (reconnaissance) and the Paleocene Ludlow Formation (detailed), southwestern North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigation 56, 40 p., illus.Hell Creek Formation; Ludlow Formation; geologic map; Cretaceous; Tertiary; stratigraphic nomenclature; stratigraphy; lithology; sediments; lignites; clays; silts; sandstones; concretions; paleontology; sedimentation; depositional environments; economic geology; uranium
Moore, W.R.2001New exploration opportunities in the Williston Basin:American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts, p. 137.Bouguer anomalies; Canada; Carboniferous; drilling; geophysical methods; geothermal gradient; gravity anomalies; gravity methods; heat flow; migration; Mississippian; Mondak Field; Montana; North Dakota; oil and gas fields; oil wells; Ordovician; Paleozoic; petroleum; petroleum exploration; Red River Formation; reservoir rocks; structural traps; Williston Basin;
Moore, W.R.2000Distribution of hydrocarbons in the Williston Basin:AAPG Bulletin, v. 84, n. 8, p. 1242.Bouguer anomalies; Canada; Carboniferous; geophysical surveys; geothermal gradient; gravity anomalies; heat flow; migration; Mississippian; Mondak Field; Montana; North Dakota; oil and gas fields; Ordovician; Paleozoic; petroleum; Red River Field; reservoir rocks; surveys; temperature logging; traps; well logging; Williston Basin;
Moore, Walter L.1973Channel sandstones and related eroded and compacted intervals in Ludlow Formation of southwestern North Dakota (abstract):American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 57, no. 5, p. 960.Ludlow Formation; Paleocene; sedimentary structures; sedimentology
Moore, Walter L.1964Mechanical log and phase relationships in the carbonates of the Mississippian of the Williston Basin,in Williston Basin Symposium, 3d International, Regina, Saskatchewan, 1964, Proceedings: Billings Geological Society, p. 263-265, illus.facies (sedimentary); limestone; dolomite; anhydrite; depositional environments; oil reservoirs; porosity; well logs; carbonates; Mississippian
Moore, Walter L.1979A preliminary report on the geology of the Red River Valley Drilling Project, eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota:Grand Junction, CO, NTIS GJBX-3(79)XAB (Bendix Field Engineering Company subcontract no. 77-059-E.), U.S. Dept. of Energy, 292 p.
Moore, Walter L., and Karner, Frank R.1969Magnetic anomalies in Pembina County, North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigation 49, 7 p., illus.Pembina County; magnetic anomalies; maps
Moos, D.K., and Bickel, D.1995History of coal mining and utilization in North Dakota:Proceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science, v. 49, p. 54.North Dakota; Symposium; lignite; mining; history; mines;
Moran, S. R., and Cherry, J. A.1981The hydrologic response of aquifers at surface-mine sites in western North DakotaCanadian Geotechnical Journal, V. 18, pp. 543-565
Moran, S. R., Harris, K. L., Deal, D. E., and Bluemle, J. P.1985Geologic map of Bottineau CountyNorth Dakota Geological Survey, Bulletin 78, Part I, No. Plate I, 1:126,000
Moran, S.R.1973aIndustrial and other mineral resources: sand and gravel,in Mineral and water resources of North Dakota: U.S. Congress, Senate, Interior and Insular Affairs Committee, 93rd Congress, 1st Session (SuDoc no. Y4.In8/13:M66/39); also issued: North Dakota Geological Survey Bulletin 63, p. 119-122, illus.mineral industry; sand; gravel; resources; mineral deposits; deposition (sediments); glacial deposits
Moran, S.R., and Arndt, B.M.1973Importance of geology in selection of sanitary landfill sites in North Dakota (abstract):North Dakota Academy of Science Proceedings, v. 27, pt. 1, p. 22.landfills; groundwater; pollution
Moran, S.R., Arndt, M., Bluemle, J.P., Camara, M., Clayton, L., Fenton, M.M., Harris, K.L., Hobbs, H.C., Keatinge, R., Sackreiter, D.K., Salomon, N.L., and Teller, J.1976Quaternary stratigraphy and history of North Dakota, southern Manitoba, and northwestern Minnesota,in Mahaney, W.C., ed., Quaternary stratigraphy of North America: Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Inc., p. 133-158, illus.lithostratigraphy; petrology; Quaternary; stratigraphic correlations; Quaternary history; postglacial geology; Lake Agassiz; Red River Valley; glacial geology
Moran, S.R., Cherry, J.A., and Fritz, P.1976A multi-technique approach to the evaluation of subsurface hydrologic and hydrochemical conditions at a proposed strip mine and gasification plant (abstract):Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 8, no. 6, p. 1018, 1020.groundwater; wells; test holes; Paleocene; stratigraphy; Quaternary; geochemistry
Moran, S.R., Cherry, J.A., and Groenewold, G.H.1978Hydrogeologic setting and projected impacts of coal mining on groundwater in North Dakota (abstract):EOS (American Geophysical Union, Transactions), v. 59, no. 4, p. 278.lignite; strip mining; geochemistry; groundwater; hydrochemistry; water resources; salinity; pollution
Moran, S.R., Cherry, J.A., Ulmer, J.H., Peterson, W.M., and Hulbert, M.1976Geology and groundwater hydrology of the proposed coal gasification plant at Dunn Center, North Dakota present and future (abstract):North Dakota Academy of Science Proceedings, v. 30, pt. 1, p. 33.Dunn County; Sentinel Butte Formation; Golden Valley Formation; Coleharbor Group; Fox Hills Formation; groundwater; glacial geology
Moran, S.R., Groenewold, G.H., and Cherry, J.A.1978Geologic, hydrologic, and geochemical concepts and techniques in overburden characterization for mined-land reclamation:North Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigation 63, 152 p., illus.Dunn County; McLean County; Oliver County; stratigraphy; groundwater analyses; geochemistry; strip mines; reclamation
Moran, S.R., Groenewold, G.H., Hemish, L., and Anderson, C.1975Development of a pre-mining geological framework for landscape design reclamation in North Dakota,in Fort Union Coal Field Symposium: Montana Academy of Sciences, v. 3, p. 308-316, illus.; reprinted, 1976: North Dakota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Series 55, 9 p., illus.lignite; mining; reclamation; planning; soils; groundwater; geology
Moran, Stephen R.1972bSubsurface geology and foundation conditions in Grand Forks, North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Series 44, 18 p., illus. including a geologic map, scale 1:48,000.glacial Lake Agassiz; glacial sediment; lake clay; geologic history; groundwater; Grand Forks (city); engineering geology
Moran, Stephen R.1972aHydrogeology of selected brine-disposal lagoons in glaciated terrain (abstract):Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 4, no. 5, p. 338.lagoons; glacial Lake Souris; brine disposal; groundwater movement; glacial stratigraphy
Moran, Stephen R., and Clayton, Lee1972Lake Agassiz and the history of the Des Moines Lobe (abstract):Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 4, no. 6, p. 602.Lake Agassiz; Late Wisconsinan; radiocarbon dates; history of events; glacial history; Quaternary
Moran, Stephen R., and Clayton, Lee1970Stratigraphy of the deposits of the southern part of glacial Lake Agassiz (abstract):Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 2, no. 7, p. 629-630.glacial Lake Agassiz; glacial stratigraphy; glacial history
Moran, Stephen R., and Deal, Dwight E.1970Glacial Lake Souris--A study in the complexity of a glacial-lacustrine environment (abstract):Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 2, no. 6, p. 398.glacial Lake Souris; glacial history; glacial deposits
Moran, Stephen R., Arndt, Michael, and Clayton, Lee1972History of Lake Agassiz; 11,000 to 9,900 B.P. (abstract):Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 4, no. 5, p. 338.glacial Lake Agassiz; glacial history; geologic age
Moran, Stephen R., Cherry, J.A., Fritz, P., Peterson, W.M., Somerville, M.H., Stancel, S.A., and Ulmer, J.H.1978Geology, groundwater hydrology, and hydrogeochemistry of a proposed surface mine and lignite gasification plant site near Dunn Center, North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigation 61, 263 p., illus.stratigraphy; structure; groundwater; aquifers; groundwater-flow systems; water chemistry; well logs; core samples; test-hole data; Dunn County
Moran, Stephen R., Clayton, Lee, Scott, Mary W., and Brophy, John A.1973Catalog of North Dakota radiocarbon dates:North Dakota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Series 53, 51 p., illus.radiocarbon dates; indexes (documentation); North Dakota; geology; archaeology
Moran, Steve R.1973bSurface geology of North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map 15, colored, scale 1:2,534,400.glacial geologic map; North Dakota; sediments
Morancy, C.2003A geolimnological evaluation of three lakes from the Red River valley of southern Manitoba and North Dakota:Bachelor's thesis. Winnipeg, MB, Canada, University of Manitoba, 159 p. Canada; Cenozoic; cores; fluvial features; Grafton, North Dakota; grain size; Holocene; Horseshoe Lake; lacustrine environment; Lake Louise; lake sediments; lithostratigraphy; Manitoba; mineral composition; North Dakota; oxbow lakes; paleolimnology; Quaternary; Red River Valley of the North; Salt Lake; sediments; Walsh County;
Morel-a-l'Huissier, P., Green, A. G., Jones, A. G., Latham, T., Majorowicz, J. A., Drury, M. J., and Thomas, M. D.1990The crust beneath the intracratonic Williston Basin from geophysical datain, Pinet, B., and Bois, C., eds., The potential of deep seismic profiling for hydrocarbon exploration, Editions Technip, Paris, France, pp. 141-160
Morgan, Douglass H.1964aChitinozoa from the Williston Basin in North Dakota:Compass, v. 41, no. 2, p. 156-161, illus.paleontology; chitinozoa; Williston Basin; Red River Formation; Stony Mountain Formation; Dawson Bay Formation; Ordovician; Devonian
Morgan, Douglass H.1964bLower Paleozoic Chitinozoans and Scolecodonts from North Dakota:University of North Dakota M.S. thesis, 132 p., illus.Red River Formation; Stony Mountain Formation; Ordovician; Dawson Bay Formation; Devonian; micropaleontology; chitinozoa; scolecodonts; methodology; paleoecology; diagenesis; stratigraphy; new species; well records
Morgan, R.L.1973Environmental impact of surface mining: the biologist's viewpointin Some environmental aspects of strip mining in North Dakota: North Dakota Geological Survey Educational Series 5, p. 61-71.strip mining; lignite; fish and wildlife; wetlands; ponds; revegetation; benefits
Morgan, W.A., Sheedlo, M.K., Ahr, W.M., Brewster, D.L., and Young, S.W.1999Sequence stratigraphic framework, sedimentology, and diagenesis of Waulsortian mounds of the Lodgepole Formation (Mississippian) in the Dickinson Field complex, Williston Basin, North Dakota:American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts, p. A96.carbonate rocks; Carboniferous; cementstone; clastic rocks; compaction; deposition; diagenesis; Dickinson Field; failures; fractures; grainstone; limestone; lithofacies; Lodgepole Formation; marine environments; micrite; Mississippian; mudstone; North Dakota; oil and gas fields; Paleozoic; permeability; petroleum; porosity; production; sea level changes; sedimentary rocks; sequence stratigraphy; slope environments; stress; thickness; transgression; wackestone; Waulsortian facies; Williston Basin;
Morgenthaler, L. N.1993Application of a three-dimensional hydraulic fracturing simulator for design of acid fracturing treatments,in, Rocky Mountain regional meeting/ low permeability reservoirs; symposium and exhibition; low permeability reservoirs; an emerging international energy source: Richardson, TX, Soc. Pet. Eng.Cedar Creek Anticline; design; hydraulic fracturing; Levelland Field; Montana; North Dakota; Permian Basin; petroleum; petroleum engineering; simulation; Texas; three dimensional models; San Andres Formation;
Morin, Kevin1979The geohydrology and hydrogeochemistry of the proposed Garrison Lignite Mine:University of North Dakota M.S. thesis, 104 p., illus.McLean County; groundwater; Sentinel Butte Formation; Paleocene; Pleistocene; till; paleoenvironments; stratigraphy; cross sections; lithology; piezometers; methods; geohydrology; hydraulic conductivity; lignite; groundwater flow; water table; water chemistry; mining effects
Morken, J., and Whitman, W.C.1975Pioneer vegetation on various treatments of coal overburden (abstract):North Dakota Academy of Science Proceedings, v. 29, pt. 1, p. 23.lignite mining; strip mining; reclamation; Mercer County; Oliver County
Morrisey, N.S.1958Drilling enlarges North Dakota trend:Oil & Gas Journal, v. 56, no. 10, p. 180-181.Burke County; oil fields; Entry Oil Field; Lignite Oil Field; Woburn Oil Field; Portal Oil Field; Flaxton Oil Field; Rival Oil Field; magnetic anomaly; drilling; production; oil reservoirs; Charles Limestone; Midale Limestone
Morrison, M.1995Soil survey of Foster County, North Dakota:USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 195 p.Foster County; North Dakota; soils; soils maps; surveys;
Morrison, M. W., Prunty, L., and Giles, J. F.1985Characterizing strength of soil crusts formed by simulated rainfallSoil Science Society of America Journal, V. 49, pp. 417-431
Movshovich, Y.1991Printsipial'no novoye napravleniye neftegazopoiskovykh rabot; izucheniye astroblemnykh lovushek UV; Fundamentally new exploration direction; investigation of astrobleme hydrocarbon trapsGeologiia Nefti i Gaza, V. 1991, pp. 8-11
Mowat, G. D.1980Geologic map and lignite resources of the Clark Butte NE Quadrangle, North DakotaUSGS, Reston, VA, Coal Investigations Map, No. C-0086, 1 Sheet, 1:24,000
Mrkvicka, S. R.1982The mechanical and thermal subsidence history of the Williston BasinMaster's, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Mrkvicka, S. R.1981Thermal and subsidence history of Williston BasinAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 65, pp. 1014-1015
Mrkvicka, S. R., and Ahern, J. L.1982A mechanical and thermal subsidence model for the Williston BasinGeological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 14, p. 133
Muehlberger, W.R., Denison, R.E., and Lidiak, E.G.1967Basement rocks in continental interior of United States:American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 51, no. 12, p. 2351-2380, illus.Precambrian; geologic age; lithology; gravity anomalies; geologic history
Mueller, Edward L.1954In the Williston Basin, Geology points to major oil province:World Oil, v. 139, no. 1, p. 104, 106, 109-110, 112, illus.The structure, stratigraphy, and oil prospects of the basin are discussed. The illustrations include structural, paleogeologic, and isopach maps.
Muhs, D. R., and Wolfe, S. A.1999Sand dunes of the Northern Great Plains of Canada and the United States,in, Lemmen, D. S., and Vance, R. E. eds., Holocene climate and environmental change in the Palliser Triangle; A geoscientific context for evaluation of the impacts of climate change on the southern Canadian prairies: Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 534, p. 183-197.absolute age; Alberta; C 14; Canada; Cenozoic; clastic sediments; climate change; dates; dunes; eolian features; erosion; glacial sedimentation; Great Plains; Holocene; landform description; Manitoba; Montana; North Dakota; Northern Great Plains; paleoenvironments; Palliser Triangle; Quaternary; radioactive isotopes; sand; Saskatchewan; sediment transport; sedimentation; sediments; South Dakota; vegetation; wind transport;
Muhs, D.R.1998Activation of Great Plains dune sand during the 1930s drought:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, n. 7, p. 217.aerial photography; barchans; Canadian River; clastic sediments; Colorado; drought; dunes; eolian features; evapotranspiration; Great Plains; hydrology; Kansas; landscapes; Nebraska; New Mexico; North Canadian River; North Dakota; Oklahoma; remote sensing; sand; sediments; Texas; Ute Creek; vegetation; Holocene;
Muhs, D.R., Stafford, T.W. Jr., Been, J., Mahan, S.A., Burdett, J., Skipp, G., and Muhs, R.Z.,1997Holocene eolian activity in the Minot dune field, North Dakota:Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 34, n. 11, p.1442-1459.absolute age; C-14; carbon; Cenozoic; clastic sediments; climate; continental dunes; dates; drought; dunes; eolian features; geochemistry; Great Plains; Holocene; isotopes; McHenry County; Minot dune field; North Dakota; paleoclimatology; Paleosols; provenance; Quaternary; radioactive isotopes; sand; sand sheets; sediment transport; sedimentation; sediments; trace elements; vegetation; wind transport;
Mulholland, S. C.1989Phytolith shape frequencies in North Dakota grasses; a comparison to general patternsJournal of Archaeological Science, V. 16, pp. 489-511
Mullen, D. H.1956The mineral industry of North Dakota,Minerals Yearbook, v. 3, Washington, DC, U.S. Bureau of Mines
Mullins, G. L., and Sommers, L. E.1983Chemical speciation of leachates from waste disposal sites, Technical Report - Purdue UniversityWater Resources Research Center, V. 158, p. 39
Multhaup, Ernie1955North Dakota has uranium too...:North Dakota Engineer, v. 30, no. 2, p. 34, illus.uranium; discovery; exploration
Mummery, R. C.1985Williston Basin Seislog studyGeophysics, V. 50, p. 326
Mummery, R. C.1985Williston Basin Seislog studyAmerican Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 69, p. 290
Mummery, R. C.1985Seislog study of Devonian-Ordovician production in the Williston BasinGeophysics, V. 50, p. 1365
Mummery, R.C.1984Williston Basin Seislog study:Society of Exploration Geophysicists, 54th Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 496-497.acoustical logging; case studies; color imagery; data processing; Devonian; Duperow Formation; geophysical methods; geophysical surveys; graphic display; imagery; inverse problem; North Dakota; oil wells; Ordovician; Paleozoic; petroleum; petroleum accumulations; petroleum exploration; production; Red River Formation; Seislog; seismic methods; seismic traces; surveys; velocity analysis; well logging; Williston Basin;
Munro, J. A.1949Grasshopper outbreaks in North Dakota, 1808-1948:N. Dak. History, v. 16, no. 3, p. 143-164.The destruction of vegetation by swarms of grasshoppers is reported for several times in the history of North Dakota. The effect of this on soil erosion is discussed.
Murphy, E.1991The Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary COGEOMAP ProjectNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1991, pp. 6-10
Murphy, E.1996Sodium sulfate deposits in North Dakota:NDGS Newsletter, v. 23, n. 2-3, p. 14-19.crystals; Divide County; exploitation; extinct lakes; Glauber's salt; Grenora; history; lacustrine environment; lakes; mines; Mountrail County; natural gas; North Dakota; occurrence; petroleum; production; reserves; salinity; sodium sulfate; distribution; springs; surveys;
Murphy, E.2003Hanson (not Hansen) lignite bed:NDGS Newsletter, v. 29, n. 2, p. 13-14. coal; Hanson Lignite; Harmon Lignite; history; lignite; North Dakota; outcrops; sedimentary rocks; thickness;
Murphy, E.2000North Dakota non-fuel minerals summary for 1999:NDGS Newsletter, v. 27, n. 1, p. 14.North Dakota; minerals; production;
Murphy, E.1997Bismarck-Mandan surficial geology map:NDGS Newsletter, v. 24, n. 4, p. 15.areal geology; Birmarck; Burleigh County; cartography; Cenozoic; Cretaceous; Mandan; maps; Mesozoic; Missouri River; North Dakota; Paleocene; Paleogene; surficial geology; terraces; Tertiary;
Murphy, E.2000Digital soils data program for North Dakota:NDGS Newsletter, v. 27, n. 1, p. 15-18. computer programs; data bases; data processing; digital data; North Dakota; soils;
Murphy, E. C.1990Current status of the COGEOMAP projectNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, June 1990, pp. 18-20
Murphy, E. C.1992Organic and inorganic contaminants in shallow groundwater at six municipal landfills in North DakotaNorth Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigations No. 94, 136 p.
Murphy, E. C.1990Geothermal production in North DakotaNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1990, pp. 14-17
Murphy, E. C.1990Organic and Inorganic Pollutants in Groundwater at North Dakota LandfillsNorth Dakota solid Waste Symposium, October 4-5, Bismarck, pp. 170-174
Murphy, E. C.1988T. T. Quirke and the Killdeer MountainsNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1988, pp. 14-21
Murphy, E. C.1988NDGS groundwater studiesNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1988, pp. 13-14
Murphy, E. C.1988Oil Well Reserve Pits (Apache Federal #1-5, Five Years After)North Dakota Groundwater Quality Symposium, North Dakota State University Extension Service, pp. 199-204
Murphy, E. C.1987Landfill projectNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1987, pp. 8-9
Murphy, E. C.1987COGEOMAPNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1987, p. 12
Murphy, E. C.1986Abandoned surface-mined landsNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1986, pp. 4-8
Murphy, E. C.1987Pesticide projectNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1987, pp. 10-11
Murphy, E. C.1985"Eruptions" on Black Butte (Slide Butte)North Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1985, pp. 22-30
Murphy, E. C.1983Evaluating abandoned surface-mined lands in western North DakotaNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1983, pp. 10-14
Murphy, E. C.1983The decline in coal exploration in North DakotaNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1983, pp. 7-9
Murphy, E. C.1983The effect of oil-and-gas well drilling fluids on shallow groundwater in western North DakotaProceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science, V. 37, p. 35
Murphy, E. C.1983Leachate generated from buried oil and gas fluidsNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1983, pp. 15-16
Murphy, E. C.1983The effect of oil-and-gas well drilling fluids on shallow groundwater in western North DakotaMaster's, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 242 p.
Murphy, E. C.1981The effect of oil drilling fluids on shallow groundwaterNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1981, pp. 19-23
Murphy, E. C.1994Cement rock in North Dakota:NDGS Newsletter, v. 21, n. 4, p. 11-15.Arikaree Formation; cement materials; Cenozoic; Chadron Formation; clastic rocks; construction materials; Cretaceous; Devils Lake; drilling; Dunn County; Hettinger County; history; limestone deposits; marl; Mesozoic; mineral exploration; Niobrara Formation; North Dakota; Oligocene; Ordovician; Paleogene; Paleozoic; Red River Formation; Red River Valley; sedimentary rocks; South Heart Member; distribution; Stonewall Formation; Stony Mountain Formation; surveys; Tertiary; White Butte; Winnipeg Formation;
Murphy, E. C.1995North Dakota clays; a historical review of clay utilization in North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Series, p. 18.clays; history; North Dakota; raw materials;
Murphy, E. C.2001Geology of Dunn County:North Dakota Geological Survey Bulletin No. 68, Part I, 36 p.North Dakota; Dunn County; geology; surface geology; Killdeer Mountains; landslides; badlands;
Murphy, E. C., and Greene, E. A.1992The occurrence of Picloram (Tordon) and 2,4-D in groundwater in the Denbigh Sand Hills, McHenry County, North DakotaNorth Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigations No. 95, 46 p.
Murphy, E. C., and Kehew, A. E.1984The effect of oil and gas well drilling fluids on shallow groundwater in western North DakotaNorth Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigations No. 82, 156 p.
Murphy, E. C., and Kehew, A. E.1984The use of resistivity methods to delineate leachate generated from buried drilling fluidMontana Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication, V. 91, pp. 12-13
Murphy, E. C., and LeFever, R. D.1981Studies of Cenozoic rocks of the Powder River and Williston BasinsNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1981, pp. 16-18
Murphy, E. C., and LeFever, R. D.1983Cenozoic projectNorth Dakota Geological Survey Newsletter, Dec 1983, pp. 27-28
Murphy, E. C., Beal, W. A., and Kehew, A. E.1986The Effects of Buried Drilling Fluid on Shallow Groundwater in North DakotaNational Conference on Drilling Muds, V. Norman, OK, pp. 212-243
Murphy, E. C., Bluemle, J. P., and Kaye, B.1993Auto tour guide for the North and South Units of the Theodore Roosevelt National ParkNorth Dakota Geological Survey Educational Series No. 22, p. 30
Murphy, E. C., Hoganson, J. W., and Forsman, N. F.1993The stratigraphy and biochronology of the Chadron, Brule, and Arikaree Formations in North Dakotain, Kihm, A. J., and Hartman, J. H., eds., The Marshall Lambert Symposium, North Dakota Geological Society, Bismarck, ND, p. 20
Murphy, E. C., Hoganson, J. W., and Forsman, N. F.1993The Chadron, Brule, and Arikaree Formations in North Dakota--The buttes of southwestern North DakotaNorth Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigations No. 96, 144 p.
Murphy, E. C., Hoganson, J. W., Nichols, D. J., and Forsman, N. F.1993The Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary in south-central North DakotaGeological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 25(6), pp. A-113
Murphy, E. C., Kehew, A. E., Beal, W. A., and Groenewold, G. H.1985The effects of oil and gas exploration and production on shallow groundwater in North DakotaGeological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 17, p. 672
Murphy, E. C., Kehew, A. E., Groenewold, G. H., and Beal, W. A.1988Leachate generated by an oil-and-gas brine pond site in North DakotaJournal of Ground Water, V. 26, No. 1, pp. 31-38
Murphy, E. C., Kehew, A. E., Groenewold, G. H., and Beal, W. A.1985Movement of Leachate from a Buried Oil and Gas Brine Disposal Pitin, the Wylie Field, Bottineau County, North Dakota, 30th Annual Midwest Ground-Water Conference, Abstracts, pp. 23-25
Murphy, E. C., Pusc, S. W., and Bluemle, J. P.1992The geologic and hydrogeologic conditions in the area adjacent to the Devils Lake wastewater impoundmentsNorth Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigations No. 93, 93 p.
Murphy, E.C.1996The sodium sulfate deposits of northwestern North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigations no. 99, 73 p.Alkabo Group; Cenozoic; distribution; Divide County; drilling; geochemistry; Grenora Group; Holocene; industrial minerals; mineral exploration; mineralization; North Dakota production; Quaternary; reserves; sampling; sodium sulfate;
Murphy, E.C.1996Salt plant in Williston:NDGS Newsletter, v.23, n.4, p.8-9.aquifers; brines; chemically precipitated rocks; Cretaceous; Dakota Formation; evaporites; fluid injection; ground water; history; Mesozoic; North Dakota; production; remediation; salt; sedimentary rocks; shallow aquifers; soils; waste disposal; wells; Williams County; Williston;
Murphy, E.C.1995Slope stability in the Bismarck-Mandan area:Proceedings of the North Dakota Academy of Science, v. 49, p. 69.North Dakota; Symposium; glacial; till; Cannonball Formation; Paleocene; Ludlow Formation; Hell Creek Formation; Cretaceous; Sunny slide; Heart River Valley; Mandan; slope failure; stability; construction; Bismarck; slumps; slumping;
Murphy, E.C.2005Volcanic ash in south-central North Dakota:NDGS Newsletter, v. 32, n. 2, 2005, p. 17-20.North Dakota; Linton Ash; economic geology; Volk Family; Sioux County; Morton County; Emmons County; Fox Hills Formation; pumice; pumicite; mining; Breien Ash;
Murphy, E.C., and Forsman, N.F.1998Meteorites in North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Educational Series, 23 p.achondrites; chondrites; classification; identification; iron meteorites; meteorites; mineral composition; North Dakota; parent bodies; petrology; stony meteorites;
Murphy, E.C., and Hoganson, J.W.2003Geological observations made by the Lewis and Clark Expedition in North Dakota:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, p. 605.areal geology; biography; Clark, William; expeditions; exploration; historical geology; history; Lewis and Clark expedition; Lewis, Meriwether; North Dakota;
Murphy, E.C., Bluemle, J.P., and Kaye, B.1994Auto Tour Guide to the North and South Units of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park:North Dakota Geological Survey Educational Series ED-22, 30 p.
Murphy, E.C., Bluemle, J.P., and Kaye, B.M.1993Road guide for the North and South units; Theodore Roosevelt National Park:North Dakota Geological Survey Educational Series No. 22, 30 p.areal geology; badlands; Billings County; erosion features; geomorphology; guidebook; lithostratigraphy; McKenzie County; national parks; North Dakota; petrology; public lands; road log; sedimentary rocks; Theodore Roosevelt National Park;
Murphy, E.C., Fritz, A.M.K., and Fleming, R.F.1997The Jerusalem and Tolna outlets in the Devils Lake Basin, North Dakota:North Dakota Geological Survey Report of Investigations 100, 36 p.C-14; Cenozoic; clastic sediments; dates; Devils Lake; Devils Lake basin; drainage basins; fluvial sedimentation; fluviolacustrine sedimentation; Holocene; isotopes; Jerusalem Outlet; lacustrine sedimentation; miospores; North Dakota; palynomorphs; peat; pollen analysis; Quaternary; radioactive isotopes; sedimentation; sediments; Tolna Coulee;
Murphy, E.C., Hoganson, J.W., and Johnson, K.R.2002Lithostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota,in, Hartman, J.H., Johnson, K.R., and Nichols, D.J., eds., The Hell Creek Formation and the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the Northern Great Plains: An integrated continental record of the end of the Cretaceous: Geological Society of America Special Paper 361, p. 9-34.North Dakota; Hell Creek Formation; Cretaceous; lithostratigraphy;
Murphy, E.C., Hoganson, J.W., Johnson, K.R., and Hartman, J.H.1999Lithostratigraphy of the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, n. 7, p. 70-71.Arthropoda; brackish water environments; Breien Member; Cannonball Member; Cenozoic; Chordata; clastic rocks; clastic wedges; claystone; Cretaceous; Crustacea; dinosaurs; fluvial environments; Fox Hills Formation; Hell Creek Formation; Invertebrata; lacustrine environments; lithofacies; lithostratigraphy; Malacostraca; Mandibulata; marine environments; Mesozoic; mudstone; North Dakota; Ophiomorpha; outcrops; Paleocene; Paleogene; Reptilia; sandstone; sedimentary rocks; shale; siltstone; Tertiary; Tetrapoda; Vertebrata;
Murphy, E.C., Nichols, D.J., Hoganson, J.W., and Forsman, N.F.1995The Cretaceous/Tertiary Boundary in south-central North Dakota:NDGS Report of Investigation No. 98, 74 p.
Murphy, E.C., Vandal, Q.L., Kruger, N.W., Goven, G.E., and Tudor, E.A.2001The Harmon and Hanson coal beds in western North Dakota:American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts, p. 417. Amidon, North Dakota; Beach, North Dakota; Billings County; BowmanCounty; Bullion Creek Formation; Cenozoic; coal; coal exploration; coal seams; Fort Union Formation; Golden Valley County; Great Plains; Hanson Beds; Harmon Beds; lignite; McKenzie County; North Dakota; Paleocene; Paleogene; reserves; sedimentary rocks; Slope County; spatial distribution; Tertiary; thickness;
Murphy, Ed2002The Coal Butte Mine - A long crawl for coal: NDGS Newsletter, v. 29, n. 1, p. 13-15.North Dakota; coal; mines; mining; history; lignite; Coal Butte Mine; Emmons County; Fort Union Group; Paleocene; Hell Creek; Cretaceous; abandoned; underground;
Murphy, Ed2001Lignite activity increases in North Dakota:NDGS Newsletter, v. 28, n. 2, p. 8-10.North Dakota; lignite; coal; economic geology; mines; mining; history; Estevan Coal Corporation; Coalbed methane; strip mines; reserves;
Murphy, Ed2002The Hanson (not Hansen) lignite bed:NDGS Newsletter, v. 29, n. 2, p. 13-14.North Dakota; lignite; coal; beds; Little Missouri River; Fort Union Formation; "Great Bend Group"; Bullion Butte; Billings County; Slope County; Bowman County; Harmon bed; Logging Camp Ranch; history; badlands;
Murphy, Edward C.2000Landslides in western North Dakota:Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, n. 7, p. 57. aerial photography; badlands; clastic rocks; claystone; coal; Cretaceous; erosion; Fort Union Formation; geologic hazards; highways; landslides; lignite; Little Missouri River basin; mass movements; meltwater; mesas; Mesozoic; mudstone; North Dakota; Pierre Shale; remote sensing; sandstone; sedimentary rocks; siltstone; slope stability; slumping; stabilization; topography; valleys;
Murphy, R.M., Henderson, J.R., and Fisk, S.A.1997Soil survey of Steele County, North Dakota:U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 214 p.agriculture; construction; forestry; land management; land use; maps; North Dakota; soils; Steele County; surveys;
Murray, George H., Jr.1965Quantitative fracture study--Sanish pool, McKenzie County, North Dakota (abstract):American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 49, no. 9, p. 1570-1571.oil fields; Antelope Field; Williston Basin; Bakken Shale; Sanish Pool; oil reservoirs
Murray, George H., Jr.1968Quantitative fracture study--Sanish pool,McKenzie County, North Dakota:American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 52, no. 1, p. 57-65, illus.; 1973, reprinted, in Sandstone reservoirs and stratigraphic concepts II: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Reprint Series 8, p. 138-146, illus.Williston Basin; Devonian; Three Forks Formation; Sanish Sand; Bakken Formation; Lodgepole Formation; lithology; oil reservoirs; reservoir characteristics; production; fracturing; reservoir performance; Antelope Sanish Pool
Murray, George H., Jr.1959Examples of hydrodynamics in the Williston Basin at Poplar and North Tioga fields,in Am. Assoc. Petroleum Geologists, Rocky Mtn. Sec., Geological Record, Feb. 1959: p. 55-59, illus.The structure, reservoir characteristics, and production of the North Tioga pool, located in northwestern North Dakota, are discussed.
Muscio, G. P. A., Horsfield, B., and Welte, D. H.1994Occurrence of thermogenic gas in the immature zone; Implications from the Bakken in-source reservoir system:Organic Geochemistry, v. 22, n. 3-5, p. 461-476.adsorption; alkanes; Bakken Formation; C-13/ C-12; carbon; Carboniferous; crude oil; gas chromatograms; gases; genesis; hydrocarbons; isotope ratios; isotopes; Madison Group; maturity; migration; Mississippian; natural gas; North Dakota; organic carbon; organic materials; Paleozoic; paraffins; petroleum; pyrolysis; reservoir rocks; source rocks; stable isotopes; sulfur; thermal history; viscosity; wells; Williston Basin;
Musial, R.1995An overview of the lower Watrous Manor pool in southeast Saskatchewan,in Hunter, L. D. V., and Schalla, R. A., eds., Seventh International Williston Basin Symposium: Billings, MT, Montana Geological Society, p. 219-231. North Dakota; Williston Basin; Saskatchewan; hydrocarbon; oil; horizonal wells; production; Manor pool; Waskada pool; Newburg pool; stratigraphy; Spearfish Formation; North Dakota Geological Society; Saskatchewan Geological Society; (see pp. 219-222);