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Vermont Geological Survey Technical Reports (consultant's and in-house reports to the Survey)

VGTR2013-1 Report on the comparison of shear wave velocity measurements with Multispectral Analysis of Surface Waves (MASW) along with Microtremor Array Method (MAM), Seismic Cone Penetration Tests (SCPT), and Standard Penetration Tests (SPT) for the Burlington and Colchester, Vermont USGS 7-1/2 minute quadrangles (3.5 mb pdf) by John Lens and George Springston, 2013, 73 p. (Also see VG13-3) (Want better resolution? Click here for an 11.5 mb pdf)

VGTR2012-1
Protocol for Identification of Areas Sensitive to Landslide Hazards in Vermont by Ann E. Clift and George Springston, 2012, 90 p.. This report is part of the State Hazard Mitigation Plan by the Vermont Dept. of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

VGTR2011-1
Vermont Bedrock and Its Potential for Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide by Marjorie Gale, Laurence Becker and Jon Kim, 2011, 55 p.

VGTR2000-1 Final Report for Watershed Hydrology Protection and Flood Mitigation: Phase I, 1998, by Stone Environmental, 2000, 163 p.

VGTR2000-2 Watershed Hydrology Protection and Flood Mitigation Project: Phase II- Technical Analysis, 1999, by the Center for Watershed Protection and others, 2000, 200 p.

VGTR2000-3 Impact Assessment of Instream Management Practices on Channel Morphology, 1999, by the Center for Watershed Protection and others, 2000, 176 p.

VGTR1998-1 Magnesium Extraction from Asbestos Mine Tailings: A Report by Jonathan Kim, 1998, 46 p.

Other reports:
Impact of Tropical Storm Irene on Streams in Vermont
a power point presentation by George Springston and Kristen Underwood, 2011

Sand and gravel pit guidelines of the Vermont Geological Survey, 2002

Click here for Vermont MS Theses from the University of Vermont Geology Dept.

Click here for Vermont MS Theses from SUNY Albany

USGS Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project Open File Reports GQ-maps, I-maps, and MF-maps

The following reports are available as paper Open-File Reports and/or on-line via
The National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB) and most links below c onnect to that site.
Telephone: 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747)

Armstrong, T.R., 1994, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Moretown Formation, North River Igneous Suite and associated metasedimentary / metavolcanic rocks of the Connecticut Valley Belt, Brattleboro and Newfane 7.5 x 15 minute quadrangles, Windham county Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 94-247, scale 1:24,000.

Armstrong, T.R., 1997, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Vermont part of the 7.5 x 15 minute Bellows Falls quadrangle, Windham and Windsor Counties, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 97-284, scale 1:24,000.

Armstrong, T.R. and Ratcliffe, N.M., 1998, Digital bedrock geologic map of the Townshend quadrangle, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report OF-98-335A-B, scale 1:24,000.

Burton, W.C., 1991, Bedrock geologic map of the Woodford quadrangle, Bennington and Windham counties, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Quadrangle Map GQ1687, scale 1:24,000.

Burton, W.C., 1993, Bedrock geologic map of the Sunderland quadrangle, Bennington and Windham counties, Vermont: USGS Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF2224, scale 1:24,000.

Burton, W.C. and Ratcliffe, N.M., 2000, Digital and preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Wallingford quadrangle, Vermont: USGS Open-File Report OF-99-337A-B, scale 1:24,000.

Gale, M.H., 1980, Geology of the Belvidere Mountain complex, Eden and Lowell, Vermont: USGS, Open-File Report OF-80-978, scale 1:20,000.

Gale, M.H., 1986, Geologic map of the Belvidere Mountain area, Eden and Lowell, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1560, scale 1:20,000.

Hatch, N.L., Jr., 1989, Reconnaissance bedrock geologic map of the South Royalton quadrangle, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-288, scale 1:24,000.

Hatch, N.L., Jr., 1990, Reconnaissance bedrock geologic map of the rocks northwest of the Monroe fault, Concord quadrangle, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 90-283, scale 1:24,000.

Hatch, N.L., Jr., 1991, Reconnaissance bedrock geologic map of the Randolph Center quadrangle, Vermont: USGS Open File Report 91-275, scale 1:24,000.

Lyttle, Peter T., Digital bedrock geologic map of the Arlington quadrangle and a Vermont portion of the Shushan quadrangle, Vermont: USGS Open-File Report 95-483, 2 plates, scale 1:24000. View map images on line: Arlington Map (2 mb pdf), Plate 2 (2 mb pdf)

Rankin, D.W., 1994, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of parts of the Lower Waterford, Concord, Littleton, and Miles Pond 7 1/2-minute quadrangles, Vermont and New Hampshire: USGS, Open-File Report OF-94-410, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M., 1992, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Mount Holly quadrangle, and western part of the Ludlow quadrangle, Vermont: USGS Open File Report 92-282, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M., and Burton, W.C., 1989, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Stratton Mountain quadrangle, Vermont: USGS Open File Report 89-200, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M., 1997, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Chittenden quadrangle, Rutland County, Vermont: USGS Open File Report 97-703, scale 1:24,000. View images on-line: Chittenden Map (3.6 mb pdf)

Ratcliffe, N.M., 1993, Bedrock geologic map of the Mount Snow and Readsboro quadrangles, Bennington and Windham counties Vermont: USGS Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I- 2307, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M., Potter, D.B., and Stanley, R.S., 1993, Bedrock geologic map of the Williamstown and North Adams quadrangles, Massachusetts and Vermont, and part of the Cheshire quadrangle, Massachusetts: USGS Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2369, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M. and Burton, W.C., 1997, Bedrock geologic map of the Weston quadrangle, Windsor, Windham, Bennington, and Rutland Counties, Vermont: USGS, Open-File Report OF-97-722, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M., 1997, Bedrock geologic map of the Jamaica and part of the Townsend quadrangles, Windham and Bennington counties, Vermont: USGS Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2453, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M., and Armstrong, T.R., 1999, Bedrock geologic map of the West Dover and Jacksonville quadrangles, Windham County, Vermont: USGS Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-2552, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M., 2000, Bedrock geologic map of the Cavendish quadrangle, Windsor County, Vermont: USGS Geologic Quadrangle Series Map GQ-1773, scale 1:24,000.

Ratcliffe, N.M., 2000, Bedrock geologic map of the Chester quadrangle, Windsor County, Vermont: USGS Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2598, scale 1:24,000. View open file map.

Ratcliffe, N.M. and Armstrong, T.R., 2001, Bedrock geologic map of the Saxtons River 7.5' x 15'quadrangle, Windham and Windsor Counties, Vermont, USGS Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2636, scale 1:24,000.

Walsh, G.J., and Ratcliffe, N.M., 1994, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Plymouth quadrangle and eastern portion of the Killington Peak quadrangle, Windsor and Rutland counties, Vermont: USGS Open File Report 94-225, scale 1:24,000.

Walsh, G.J., Armstrong, T.R., and Ratcliffe, N.M., 1996, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Vermont part of the 7.5 x 15 minute Mount Ascutney and Springfield quadrangles, Windsor County, Vermont: USGS Open File Report 96-719, scale 1:24,000. View images on-line: Plate 1 (2.5 mb pdf), Plate 2(3.4 mb pdf)

Walsh, G.J., and Falta, C.K., 2001, Bedrock geologic map of the Rochester quadrangle, Rutland, Windsor, and Addison Counties, Vermont: USGS Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2626, scale 1:24,000.

Walsh, G.J. and Satkoski, A.M., 2005, Surface gamma-ray survey of the Barre West quadrangle, Washington and Orange Counites, Vermont:
USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5276, 19 p., only available on-line at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2005/5276/

Walsh, G.J., Kim, Jonathan, Gale, M.H., and King, S.M., 2010, Bedrock geologic map of the Montpelier and Barre West quadrangles, Washington and Orange Counties, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3111, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000, 36 p. text, View reduced size map; View legend and cross-sections; also available at higher resolution at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3111 .

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