Maps, Data, Publications, and Resources
Preliminary compilation of the bedrock geology of the land area of the Boston 2 degree sheet, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. USGS Open File Report (1977). at <http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr77285>
An alternative interpretation of the geology of the eastern part of the state.
The stone quarry industry: Pelham, Massachusetts. (1998). at <http://umass.worldcat.org/title/stone-quarry-industry-pelham-massachusetts/oclc/39956300&referer=brief_results>
A copy of this publication can be viewed at the U-Mass Libraries special collections
[Draft] Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Oxford quadrangle, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Providence County, Rhode Island and Windam County, Connecticut. Open File Report (2005).
GIS and metadata are forthcoming
Characterizing fractured crystalline bedrock aquifers using hydrostructural domains in the Nashoba Terrane, eastern Massachusetts. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 38, 25 - 25 (2006).
Implications of diurnal river fluctuations on mass transport in a valley-fill aquifer. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 38, 468 - 468 (2006).
Hydrogeologic investigation of the west Charlemont aquifer, Charlemont, Massachusetts. 116 (Massachusetts Geological Survey, 2007). at <http://www.geo.umass.edu/stategeologist/Products/reports/CharlemontFinalReport.pdf>
Implications of anthropogenic river stage fluctuations on mass transport in a valley fill aquifer. Water Resources Research 45, @CitationW04427 - @CitationW04427 (2009).
Preliminary bedrock geologic Map of the Webster quadrangle, Massachusetts. Open-File Report (2009).
Arsenic in central Massachusetts bedrock and groundwater. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 42, 216 - 217 (2010).
Evidence for arsenic-mineralization in granitic basement rocks, Ayer Granodiorite, northeastern Massachusetts. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 42, 160 - 160 (2010).
A field study (Massachusetts, USA) of the factors controlling the depth of groundwater flow systems in crystalline fractured-rock terrain. Hydrogeology Journal 18, 1839 - 1854 (2010).
Onshore-Offshore Surficial Geologic Map of the Newburyport East and Northern Half of the Ipswich Quadrangles, Massachusetts. Geologic Map (2010).
Note: this version has been peer reviewed, edited, and supersedes all previously published, open-file, versions of this map (2010)
Carbon Sequestration: Developing an assessment of potential CO2 storage resources in Massachusetts - Final Report: Estimate of CO2 Storage Resource Potential in Massachusetts Saline Aquifers and Unmineable Coal Seams. 62 (Massachusetts Geological Survey, 2011). at <http://www.geo.umass.edu/stategeologist/Products/reports/CarbonSequestrationReport.pdf>
Improving seismic hazard assessment in New England through the use of surficial geologic maps and expert analysis. Special Paper - Geological Society of America 493, 221 - 242 (2012).
Onshore-offshore surficial geologic map of the Provincetown Quadrangle, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. (2012).
Improving seismic hazard assessment in New England through the use of surficial geologic maps and expert analysis. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 45, 50 - 51 (2013).
A method of estimating bulk potential permeability in fractured-rock aquifers using field-derived fracture data and type curves. Hydrogeology Journal 21, 357 - 369 (2013).
Subtle modification of glacially derived materials along Massachusetts’ southern coast by passing summer storms. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 47, 136 (2015).