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MP 166 Report
LePain, D.L., Decker, P.L., and Helmold, K.P., 2018, Brookian core workshop: Depositional setting, potential reservoir facies, and reservoir quality in the Nanushuk Formation (Albian-Cenomanian), North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 166, 58 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/30137
RI 2016-3-1 Report Map
Decker, P.L., and LePain, D.L., 2016, Subsurface relationships of Albian-Cenomanian shallow marine to nonmarine topsets of the Nanushuk Formation, northwestern NPRA, northern Alaska, in LePain, D.L., Stratigraphic and reservoir quality studies of continuous core from the Wainwright #1 coalbed methane test well, Wainwright, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-3-1, p. 1-3, 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/29655
RI 2016-3-2 Report Map
LePain, D.L., and Decker, P.L., 2016, Lithofacies analysis of the Wainwright #1 continuous core, western Arctic Slope, Alaska: Transition from lower to upper delta plain environments in the Albian-Cenomanian Nanushuk Formation, in LePain, D.L., Stratigraphic and reservoir quality studies of continuous core from the Wainwright #1 coalbed methane test well, Wainwright, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-3-2, p. 5-35, 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/29656
RI 2016-3-3 Report
Helmold, K.P., 2016, Sedimentary petrology and reservoir quality of Albian-Cenomanian Nanushuk Formation sandstones, USGS Wainwright #1 test well, western North Slope, Alaska, in LePain, D.L., Stratigraphic and reservoir quality studies of continuous core from the Wainwright #1 coalbed methane test well, Wainwright, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-3-3, p. 37-57. http://doi.org/10.14509/29657
RDF 2016-2 Report Geospatial Data
Newberry, R.J., Herriott, T.M., Wartes, M.A., Gillis, R.J., and Wypych, Alicja, 2016, Major-oxide and trace-element geochemistry of mafic rocks in the Carboniferous Lisburne Group, Ivishak River area, northeastern Brooks Range, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2016-2, 2 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29563
PIR 2015-4 Report Map
Flaig, P.P., and van der Kolk, D.A., 2015, Depositional environments of the Prince Creek Formation along the east side of the Toolik River, Sagavanirktok Quadrangle, North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2015-4, 17 p., 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/29407
PIR 2015-1 Report
van der Kolk, D.A., Whalen, M.T., and Wartes, M.A., 2015, Source-rock potential of the Lower Cretaceous Pebble shale unit, northeastern Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2015-1, 37 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29401
PIR 2015-2 Report
Dumoulin, J.A., and Whalen, M.T., 2015, Reconnaissance investigation of the Lisburne Group in the Cobblestone Creek area, Chandler Lake Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2015-2, 18 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29403
RI 2009-1 v. 2 Report Map Geospatial Data
LePain, D.L., McCarthy, P.J., and Kirkham, R.A., 2009, Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of the middle Albian-Cenomanian Nanushuk Formation in outcrop, central North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2009-1 v. 2, 76 p., 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/19761
RI 2007-1 Report
Kelly, L.N., Whalen, M.T., McRoberts, C.A., Hopkin, E., and Tomsich, C.S., 2007, Sequence stratigraphy and geochemistry of the upper Lower through Upper Triassic of northern Alaska: Implications for paleoredox history, source rock accumulation, and paleoceanography: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2007-1, 50 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/15773
PIR 2007-2 Report Map
Decker, P.L., 2007, Brookian sequence stratigraphic correlations, Umiat Field to Milne Point Field, west-central North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2007-2, 19 p., 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/15758
PIR 2005-3 Report
White, J.G., 2005, Preliminary investigation of the Lisburne Group, upper Nanushuk River region, central Brooks Range, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2005-3, 23 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/7164
PIR 2005-2 Report
Finzel, E.S., and McCarthy, P.J., 2005, Architectural analysis of fluvial conglomerate in the Nanushuk Formation, Brooks Range Foothills, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2005-2, 18 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/7021
PIR 2004-5 Report
Reifenstuhl, R.R., and Loveland, Andrea, 2004, Reservoir characterization study: porosity and permeability of 148 Tertiary to Mississippian age outcrop samples, east-central Brooks Range Foothills and North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2004-5, 21 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/3312
PIR 2004-2 Report
Elder, W.P., and Loveland, Andrea, 2004, 2003 Megafossil report from the Chandler Lake Quadrangle, North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2004-2, 5 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/3235
RI 99-8 Report
Haga, Hideyo, and Mickey, M.B., 1999, Reworked palynomorph trends in Late-Jurassic to Neocomian strata of the Colville Delta Region, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 99-8, 14 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/2598
PR 104 Map
Dillon, J.T., Reifenstuhl, R.R., and Harris, G.W., 1996, Geologic map of the Chandalar C-5 Quadrangle, southeastern Brooks Range, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 104, 2 sheets, scale 1:63,360. http://doi.org/10.14509/2285

Posters and Presentations

Wartes, M.A. and others, 2014 Report
Wartes, M.A., Decker, P.L., Gillis, R.J., Herriott, T.M., and LePain, D.L., 2014, Predicting deep-water reservoirs in the Brookian Sequence: Underexplored plays on the North Slope, Alaska (presentation): Alaska Geological Society Technical Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, May 15, 2014: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 46 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29545
Wartes, M.A. and others, 2011 Report
Wartes, M.A., Decker, P.L., Houseknecht, D.W., Gillis, R.J., and LePain, D.L., 2011, Foreland basin response to Paleocene rejuvenation in the Brooks Range, northern Alaska (presentation): AAPG 3P Arctic, The Polar Petroleum Potential Conference & Exhibition, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 30 - September 2, 2011: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 37 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29547
Herriott, T.M. and others, 2011 Map
Herriott, T.M., Wartes, M.A., Newberry, R.J., Wallace, W.K., and Gillis, R.J., 2011, Geology, geochemistry, and regional implications of mafic igneous rocks in the Carboniferous Lisburne Group, Ivishak River area, northeastern Brooks Range, Alaska (poster): The Sixth International Conference on Arctic Margins, 31 May-2 June 2011, Fairbanks, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/29562
Herriott, T.M. and others, 2011 Report
Herriott, T.M., Nye, C.J., Reger, R.D., Wartes, M.A., LePain, D.L., and Gillis, R.J., 2011, Sedimentology, age, and geologic context of a Pleistocene volcaniclastic succession near Spurr volcano, Alaska (presentation): AAPG Pacific Section Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, May 10, 2011: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 29 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/22503
Herriott, T.M. and others, 2011 Map
Herriott, T.M., Wartes, M.A., Decker, P.L., Wallace, W.K., Gillis, R.J., Reifenstuhl, R.R., and Speeter, G.G., 2011, Structural and stratigraphic implications of detailed geologic mapping of Ellesmerian and Brookian units in the Echooka and Ivishak rivers region, east-central North Slope, Alaska (poster): AAPG Pacific Section Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, May 10, 2011: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/22802
Decker, P.L., 2010 Report Map
Decker, P.L., 2010, Brookian sequence stratigraphic framework of the northern Colville foreland basin, central North Slope, Alaska (poster and presentation): DNR Spring Technical Review Meeting, Anchorage, April 21-22, 2010: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 30 p., 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/21861
Helmold, K.P., 2010 Report
Helmold, K.P., 2010, Petrology of North Slope Outcrop Samples: Progress Report (presentation): DNR Spring Technical Review Meeting, Anchorage, April 21-22, 2010: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 21 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29522
Decker, P.L. and others, 2008 Report
Decker, P.L., LePain, D.L., and Wartes, M.A., 2008, Surface - subsurface relationships, 2007-08 projects, Sagavanirktok River area, east-central North Slope (presentation): DNR Spring Technical Review Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, March 26-27, 2008: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 35 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/21822
Decker, P.L. and Wartes, M.A., 2008 Report
Decker, P.L., and Wartes, M.A., 2008, Overview of recent North Slope energy studies, part 1, north-central foothills, Sagavanirktok River area (presentation): DNR Spring Technical Review Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, March 26-27, 2008: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 39 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/21824
Decker, P.L. and others, 2008 Report
Decker, P.L., Wartes, M.A., Wallace, W.K., Houseknecht, D.W., Schenk, C.J., Gillis, R.J., and Mongrain, J.R., 2008, Structural and stratigraphic investigations, Gilead Sandstone and associated units, Albian - Turonian strata, Ivishak River - Gilead Creek area, progress during 2007 (presentation): DNR Spring Technical Review Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, March 26-27, 2008: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 30 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/21825
Wartes, M.A. and Decker, P.L., 2008 Report
Wartes, M.A., and Decker, P.L., 2008, North Slope program overview (presentation): DNR Spring Technical Review Meeting, Anchorage, March 26-27, 2008: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 19 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/21828
Wartes, M.A., 2008 Report
Wartes, M.A., 2008, Overview of recent North Slope energy studies, part 2: south-central foothills, southern Colville basin (presentation): DNR Spring Technical Review Meeting, Anchorage, March 26-27, 2008: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 32 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/21830

Annual Reports

AR 2014-A Report
DGGS Staff, 2015, Energy Resources FY15 project descriptions, in DGGS Staff, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2014: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2014-A, p. 32-38. http://doi.org/10.14509/29180
AR 2013-A Report
DGGS Staff, 2014, Energy Resources FY14 project descriptions, in DGGS Staff, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2013: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2013-A, p. 34-40. http://doi.org/10.14509/27001
AR 2012-A Report
DGGS Staff, 2013, Energy Resources FY13 project descriptions, in DGGS Staff, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2012: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2012-A, p. 28-33. http://doi.org/10.14509/24785
AR 2011-A Report
LePain, D.L., Wartes, M.A., Gillis, R.J., Herriott, T.M., and Clough, J.G., 2012, Energy Resources FY12 project descriptions, in DGGS Staff, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2011: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2011-A, p. 30-36. http://doi.org/10.14509/23303
AR 2010-A Report
LePain, D.L., Clough, J.G., Gillis, R.J., Herriott, T.M., and Wartes, M.A., 2011, Energy Resources FY11 project descriptions, in DGGS Staff, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2010: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2010-A, p. 34-41. http://doi.org/10.14509/22181
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