Publications

M. Chan is author/co-author of 117 peer-reviewed articles, editor of a society special paper volume, and author/co-author of 206 professional meeting abstracts.

Complete CV

PARTIAL LIST OF PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

• Sato, T., & Chan, M.A., 2015: Fluvial Facies Architecture and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Tertiary Duchesne River Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah, U.S.A.: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 85, p. 1438-1454.

• Mookerjee, M., Vieira, D., Chan, M.A., Gil, Y., Pavlis, T.L., Spear, F.S., & Tikoff, B., 2015, Field Data Management: Integrating Cyberscience and Geoscience Perspective: EOS v. 96, issue 20, p. 18-21 + cover image.

• Mookerjee, M., Vieira, D., Chan, M.A., Gil, Y., Goodwin, C, Shipley, T., & Tikoff, B., 2015, We Need to Talk: Facilitating communication between field-based geoscience and cyberinfrastructure communities: GSA Today, v. 25, p. 34-35.

Chan, M.A., 2015, The martian lake chronicles: Curiosity reveals evidence for ancient lakes on Mars: Science v. 350, p. 167.

• Wang, Y., Chan, M.A., & Merino, E., 2015, Self-organized iron-oxide cementation geometry as an indicator of paleo-flows: Cementation geometry as a paleo-environmental indicator: Nature Scientific Reports 5:10792 | DOI: 10.1038/srep10792.

• Gorenc, M., & Chan, M.A., 2015, Hydrocarbon-induced diagenetic alteration of the Permian White Rim Sandstone; Elaterite Basin, Southeast Utah: AAPG Bulletin v. 99, p. 807-829.

Chan, M.A., & Kahmann-Robinson, J., 2015, Cooking Rocks: Teaching About Diagenesis on Earth and Mars. Journal of Geoscience Education v. 63, p. 57-65.

• Potter, S.L., Chan, M.A., & McPherson, B.J., 2014, Evaluating the role of organics, mineralogy, and petrophysical properties on early diagenesis and concretion formation in volcaniclastic host rock composition: Journal of Sedimentary Research.

• Essefi, E., Komatsu, G., Fairén, A.G., Chan, M.A. Jamaa, B. & Yaich, C, 2014, Models of formation and activity of spring mounds in Mechertate-Chrita-Sidi El Hani system, Eastern Tunisia: in Farien, A.G., ed., Life - Special Issue "Planetary Exploration: Habitats and Terrestrial Analogs"

• Potter-McIntyre, S.L. Chan, M.A. & McPherson, B.J., 2014, Textural and mineralogical characteristics of microbial fossils associated with modern and ancient iron (oxyhrdr)oxides: Terrestrial analog for sediments in Gale Crater: Astrobiology DOI: 10.1089/ast.2013.0974.

• Reiners, P.W., Chan, M.A., Evenson, N.S., 2014, (U-Th)/He geochronology and chemical compositions of diagenetic cement, concretions, and fracture-filling oxide minerals in Mesozoic sandstones of the Colorado Plateau: Geological Society of America Bulletin v. 126, no. 9-10, p. 1363-1383. doi:10.1130/B30983.1

• Oviatt, C.G., Chan, M.A., Jewell, P.W., Bills, B.G., Madsen, D.B., & Miller, D. M., 2014, Interpretations of evidence for large Pleistocene paleolakes in the Bonneville basin, western North America: COMMENT on: Bonneville Basin Shoreline Records of Large Lake Intervals During Marine Isotope Stage 3 and the Last Glacial Maximum, by Nishizawa et al. (2013) : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology v. 401 p. 173-176.

Chan, M.A., & Bruhn, R., 2014, Dynamic Liquefaction of Jurassic Sand Dunes: Processes, Origins, and Implications: Earth Surface Landforms and Processes, DOI: 10.1002/esp.3539

Chan, M.A., & Kahmann-Robinson, J., 2014, Mars for Earthlings: An Analog Approach to Mars in Undergraduate Education: Astrobiology. V. 14, n. 1, p. 42-49.

• Potter, S.L., Allen, J.L., Lee, S.Y, Han, W.S., Chan, M.A., & McPherson, B.J., 2013, Iron Precipitation in a Natural CO2 Reservoir: Jurassic Navajo Sandstone in the northern San Rafael Swell, UT, USA: Geofluids v 13, p. 82-92.

Chan, M.A., 2013, Geology as Science & Art (Chapter 3.3), in Tong, V. ed., Geoscience Research & Education: Teaching at Universities (book), Springer Verlag, p. 74-99.

Chan, M.A., Potter, S.L., Bowen, B.B., Petersen, E.U., Parry, W. T., Bowman, J.R., Barge, L., & Seiler, W., 2012, Characteristics of terrestrial ferric oxide concretions & implications for Mars, in Grotzinger, J. & Milliken, R., Sedimentary geology of Mars: SEPM Special Publication 102, p. 253-270.

• Godsey, H., Oviatt, C.G., Miller, D.M., & Chan, M.A., 2011, Stratigraphy & chronology of offshore to nearshore deposits associated with the Provo shoreline, Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, Utah: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 110, p. 442-450.

• Leer, K., Goetz, W., Chan, M.A., Hansen, M.F. Gorevan, S., Jensen, C.L., Kletetschka, G., Kusack, A., & Madsen, M.B., 2011, The RAT magnet experiment on Mars Exploration Rovers - Spirit and Opportunity beyond sol 500: Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets v. 116, E00F18, 8 p., doi:10.1029/2010JE003667

Chan, M.A., Nicoll, K., Ormö, J., Okubo, C., & Komatsu, G., 2011, Utah’s geologic & geomorphic analogs to Mars—An overview for planetary exploration, in Garry, W.B., & Bleacher, J.E., eds., Analogs for Planetary Exploration: Geological Society of America Special Paper 483, p. 349–375, doi:10.1130/2011.2483(22)

• Potter, S.L., & Chan, M.A., 2011, Iron mass transfer and fluid flow patterns in Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, southern Utah, U.S.A., Geofluids v. 11, p. 184-198.

• Dinwiddie, C.L., Chan, M.A., McGinnis,R.N. Jr., & Myers, J.L., 2011, Chronicles of vadose zone diagenesis: Cone-shaped iron-oxide concretions, Triassic Trujillo Formation, Palo Duro Canyon, Texas: Geofluids v. 11,p. 87–96.

Chan, M.A., Nicoll, K., Ormö, J., Okubo, C., & Komatsu, G., 2011, Utah’s geologic & geomorphic analogs to Mars—An overview for planetary exploration, in Garry, W.B., & Bleacher, J.E., eds., Analogs for Planetary Exploration: Geological Society of America Special Paper 483, p. 349–375, doi:10.1130/2011.2483(22).

• Nielsen, G.B., & Chan, M.A., 2010, Geologic map & coloration facies of the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, Snow Canyon State Park and areas of Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, Washington County, Utah: Utah Geological Survey Open-File Report 561, scale 1:10,000.

• Chan, M.A., Gosse, J., Cerling, T.E., & Netoff, D.I., 2010, Weathering pits in Jurassic Sandstones: Cosmogenic exposure age dating of geomorphic surfaces in Southern Utah: in Carney, S.M., Tabet, D.E, Johnson, C.L., editors, Geology of south-central Utah, Utah Geological Association Publication 39.

• Roberts, E.M., & Chan, M.A., 2010, Variations in iron oxide, iron sulfide, & carbonate concretions & their distributions in fluvio-deltaic & nearshore sandstones: Cretaceous examples from the Kaiparowits Plateau, Utah & San Juan Basin, New Mexico, in Carney, S.M., Tabet D.E, Johnson, C.L., editors, Geology of south-central Utah, Utah Geological Association Publication 39, p.

• Hammond, D.H., Chan, M.A., Potter, S., Petruska, J., & Nealson, K, 2010, Precipitation Patterns Formed by Self-Organizing Processes in Porous Media: Geofluids, no. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-8123.2010.00324.x.

• Chan, M. A., Parry, W.T., & Bowen, B.B., 2010, Red Rock Sandstone Color and Concretions of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument: Jurassic Navajo Sandstone Examples of Groundwater Flow, Science Resource, & Analogs to Mars: Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument- Learning from Land Symposium 2006, Cedar City, UT, p.199-210.

• Chan, M.A., 2010, Innovations in the built environment for Earth Sciences: GSA Today, Groundwork article v. 20 p. 52-53.

• Chan, M.A., Ormo, J., Murchie, S., Okubo, C.H., Komatsu, G., Wray, J.J., McGuire, P., McGovern, J.A., & HiRISE team, 2010, Geomorphic knobs of Candor Chasma, Mars: New Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data and comparisons to terrestrial analogs: Icarus (Special Issue MRO/HiRISE Studies of Mars) v. 205, p 138-153.84.

• Nielsen, G., Chan, M.A., & Petersen, E.U., 2009, Diagenetic coloration facies & alteration history of the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, Zion National Park & vicinity, southwestern Utah: in Tripp, B.T., Krahulec, K., & Jordan, J.L., eds., Utah Geological Association Publication 38, Geology & Geological Resources and Issues of Western Utah, CD-ROM.

• Nielsen, G., & Chan, M.A., 2009, Mapping, architecture, and spatial correlation of diagenetic coloration facies, Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, Snow Canyon State Park, southwestern Utah, in Tripp, B.T., Krahulec, K., & Jordan, J.L., eds., Utah Geological Association Publication 38, Geology & Geological Resources & Issues of Western Utah, CD-ROM.

• Okubo, C.H., Schultz, R.A., Chan, M.A., Komatsu, G., & HiRISE team, 2009, Deformation band clusters on Mars & Implications for Subsurface Fluid Flow: Geological Society of America Bulletin v. 121 no. 3-4 p. 474-482. DOI: 10.1130/B26421.1

• Parry, W.T., Chan, M.A., & Nash, B.P, 2009, Diagenetic characteristics of the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone in the Covenant Oil Field, Central Utah Thrust Belt: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin v 93, p 1039-1061.

• Netoff, D.I., & Chan, M.A., 2009, Aeolian activity at a giant sandstone weathering pit in arid south-central Utah: Earth Surface Processes & Landforms v. 34 p. 99-108. (Published Online: 5 Aug 2008)

• Seiler, W.M., & Chan, M.A., 2008, A wet interdune dinosaur trampled surface in the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, Coyote Buttes, Arizona: Rare preservation of multiple track types & tail drag marks: Palaios v. 23 no. 10; p. 700-710, (+ Cover photo); DOI: 10.2110/palo.2007.p07-082r .

• Loope, D.B., Seiler, W.M., Mason, J.A., & Chan, M.A., 2008, Wind scour of Navajo Sandstone at the Wave (central Colorado Plateau USA): Journal of Geology v. 116, p. 173-183.

• Chan, M.A., Yonkee, A., Netoff, D.I., Seiler, W. M., & Ford, R.L., 2008, Polygonal cracks in bedrock on Earth & Mars: Implications for weathering: Icarus, v 194, p. 65-71. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.09.026.

• Chan, M.A., Ormö , J., Park, A.J., Stich, M., Souza-Egipsy, V., and Komatsu, G., 2007, Models of iron oxide concretion formation: Field, laboratory, & numerical comparisons: Geofluids, v. 7, p. 1-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-8123.2007.00187.x

• Chan, M., D. Netoff, R. Blakey, G. Kocurek, & W. Alvarez, 2007, Clastic-injection pipes & syndepositional deformation structures in Jurassic eolian deposits: Examples from the Colorado Plateau, in A. Hurst & J. Cartwright, eds., Sand injectites: Implications for hydrocarbon exploration & production: AAPG Memoir 87, p. 233–244.

• Parry, W. T., Forester, C., Evans, J., Bowen, B.B., & Chan, M. A., 2007, Geochemistry of CO2 Sequestration in the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, Colorado Plateau, Utah: Environmental Geosciences, v. 19 n. 2, p. 91-109.

• Bowen,B.B., Martini, B.A., Chan, M. A., & Parry, W. T., 2007, Reflectance spectroscopic mapping of diagenetic heterogeneities and fluid-flow pathways in the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone: American Assoc. Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 91 n. 2, p. 173-190, DOI:10.1306/08220605175

• Hudson, S., & Chan, M. A., 2006, Observations from the Mall Road Section: Whitmore Point Member of the Jurassic Moenave Formation (short contribution): in Harris, J., Kirkland, J. & Milner, A., eds., The Triassic-Jurassic Terrestrial Transition: New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Bulletin 37, p. 67-70.

• Chan, M. A., Johnson, C. M., Beard, B.L., Bowman, J.R., & Parry, W.T., 2006, Iron isotopes constrain the pathways & formation mechanisms of terrestrial oxide concretions: A tool for tracing iron cycling on Mars?: Geosphere, v. 2, Issue 7 (December 2006) p. 324-332.

• Bernier, J. & Chan, M. A., 2006, Sedimentology & Depositional Environments of the Tidwell Member, Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, East-Central Utah: The Mountain Geologist, v. 43, p. 313-332.

• Gregory, M. A., Chan, M.A., Currey, D. R., & Schofield, I., 2006, Transgressive shoreline landforms & lithofacies models of Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, Utah: in Kimm M. Harty & David E. Tabet, Editors, Geology of Northwestern Utah, Utah Geological Association Publication 34 (CD Rom, 14 p.). Marjorie A. Chan 4 Revised 8/26/10

• Souza-Egipsy, V., Ormö , J., Bowen, B.B., Chan, M.A., & Komatsu, G., 2006, Ultrastructural study of iron oxide precipitates: Implications for the search for biosignatures in the Meridiani hematite concretions, Mars: Astrobiology v. 6, No. 4, p. 527 -545.

• Passey, B., Cerling, T., & Chan, M.A., 2006, Dam fun: A scale-model classroom experiment for teaching basic concepts in hydrology & sedimentary geology: Journal of Geoscience Education v. 54, n. 4 p. 487-490.

• Felton, A., P. W. Jewell, M. A. Chan, & D. Currey, 2006, Controls of tufa development in Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, Utah: Journal of Geology, v. 114, p. 377-389.

• Beitler, B., Parry, W.T., & Chan, M.A., 2005, Fingerprints of fluid flow: Chemical diagenetic history of the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, southern Utah, USA: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 75, p. 545-559.

• Chan, M. A., Beitler Bowen, B., Parry, W. T., Ormö, J. & Komatsu, G., 2005, Red Rock & Red Planet Diagenesis: Comparisons of Earth and Mars Concretions: GSA Today v. 15 n. 8, p. 4-10 (cover photo and feature article).

• Roberts, E.M., Deino, A.D., & Chan, M.A., 2005, 40Ar/39Ar age of the Kaiparowits Formation, southern Utah, & correlation of contemporaneous Campanian strata & vertebrate faunas along the margin of the Western Interior Basin: Cretaceous Research 26(2): p. 307-318.

• Chan, M. A., Moser, K., Davis, J.M., Southam, G., Hughes, K., and Graham, T., 2005, Desert potholes: Ephemeral aquatic Microsystems: Aquatic geochemistry, v. 11, p. 279- 302. DOI:10.1007/s10498-004-6274-8.

• Godsey, H.S., Currey, D. R. & Chan, M.A., 2005, New evidence for an extended occupation of the Provo shoreline & implications for regional climate change, Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, Utah, USA: Quaternary Research v. 63, p. 212-223.

• Chan, M. A., Beitler, B., Parry, W. T, Ormö, J. & Komatsu, G, 2004, A possible terrestrial analogue for hematite concretions on Mars: Nature v. 429, p. 731-734.

• Parry, W. T., Chan, M. A., & Beitler, B., 2004, Chemical bleaching indicates fluid flow in sandstone deformation bands: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 88, no. 2, p. 175-191.

• Lemons, M. A., & Chan, M.A., 2004, Permeability distribution of a fine-grained lacustrine delta, late Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, northern Utah, in Spangler, Larry, editor, Ground Water in Utah: Resource, Protection, & Remediation: Utah Geological Association Publication 31, p. 107-122.

• Beitler, B., Chan, M. A., Parry, W. T., Ormö, J. &, Komatsu, G., 2004, Diagenetic analogs to hematite regions on Mars: examples from Jurassic sandstones of Southern Utah, USA, in Instruments, Methods, & Missions for Astrobiology VIII, edited by Richard B. Hoover, Gilbert V. Levin, & Alexei Y. Rozanov, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5555 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2004), p.162-169. doi:10.1117/12.581625

• Ormö, J., Komatsu, G., Chan, M.A., Beitler, B., & Parry, W.T., 2004, Geological features indicative of processes related to the hematite formation in Meridiani Planum & Aram Chaos, Mars: A comparison with diagenetic hematite deposits in southern Utah, USA: Icarus, Vol.171, p. 295-316. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2004.06.001

• Chan, M.A., & Godsey, H., 2004, Geoantiquities: Concepts and applications for education in the urban landscape: Journal of Geological Education v. 52, p. 445-452. (download here) Marjorie A. Chan 5 Revised 8/26/10

• Atwood, G., Felton, A., & Chan, M.A., 2004, Teacher workshop using geoantiquities: Case history of modern Great Salt Lake and Pleistocene Lake Bonneville shorelines, Utah: Journal of Geological Education v. 52, p. 438-444. (download here)

• Schofield, I. Jewell, P W., Chan, M. A., Curry, D., & Gregory, M, 2004, Shoreline development, longshore transport & surface wave dynamics, Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, Utah: Earth Surface Processes & Landforms, v. 29, p. 1675-1690.

• Jarrard, R.D., Sondergeld, C.H., Chan, M.A., & Erickson, S.N., 2004, Petrophysics of the Cretaceous Ferron Sandstone, central Utah, in Chidsey, T.C., Jr., Adams, R.D., & Morris, T.H., editors, Regional to wellbore analog for fluvial-deltaic reservoir modeling : the Ferron Sandstone of Utah: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Studies in Geology 50, p. 227-249.

• Mattson, A., & Chan, M.A., 2004, Facies & permeability relationships for wave-modified & fluvial-dominated deposits of the Cretaceous Ferron Sandstone, central Utah, in Chidsey, T.C., Jr., Adams, R.D., & Morris, T.H., editors, Regional to wellbore analog for fluvial-deltaic reservoir modeling: the Ferron Sandstone of Utah: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Studies in Geology 50, p. 251-275.

• Beitler, B., Chan, M. A., & Parry, W. T., 2003, Bleaching of Jurassic Navajo Sandstone on Colorado Plateau Laramide Highs: Evidence of Exhumed Hydrocarbon Supergiants?: Geology, v.31, no.12, p.1041-1044.

• Chan, M.A., Currey, D.R., Dion, A.N., & Godsey, H.S., 2003, Geology for the Record (Geoantiquities & geoconservation): Geotimes v. 48 n. 6, p. 14-17. (Download here)

• Chan, M. A., & Archer, A. A., 2003, A look at sedimentary extremes, in Chan, M. A., & Archer, A. A., editors, Sedimentary Giants- Extreme Depositional Environments: Mega end members in geologic time: Geological Society of America Special Paper 370, ISBN 0-8137-2370-1, Boulder, Colorado, p. 1-4.

• Chan, M.A., Currey, D.R., Dion, A. & Godsey, H., 2003, Geoantiquities – in the urban landscape (Chapter 2):, in G. Heiken, R. Fakundiny, & J. Sutter, eds., Earth Science in the City: A Reader: American Geophysical Union monograph. ISBN 0-87590-299-5, p. 21-42.

• Chan, M. A., Parry, W. T., Petersen, E.U., & Hall., C. M., 2001, 40Ar-39Ar age & chemistry of manganese mineralization in the Moab to Lisbon fault systems, southeastern Utah: Geology v. 29, p. 331-334.

• Chan, M. A., & Currey, D. R., 2001 , Geoantiquities: Earth History in the Urban Landscape: Utah Geological Survey Notes, v. 33, n. 1, p. 8.

• Chan, M. A., & Archer, A. W., 2000, Cyclic Eolian Stratification in the Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, Zion National Park: Periodicities & Implications for Paleoclimate, in Sprinkel, D. A., Chidsey, T.C., Jr., & Anderson, P. B., eds, Geology of Utah’s Parks & Monuments, Utah Geological Association National Parks Millenium Guidebook 2000, publication 28, p. 607-617.

• Chan, M. A., Parry, W. T., & Bowman, J. R., 2000, Diagenetic Hematite & Manganese oxides & fault-related fluid flow in Jurassic sandstones, southeastern Utah: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 84, p. 1281-1310. (with cover photo on v. 84, n. 9)Marjorie A. Chan 6 Revised 8/26/10

• Ehlers, T.A., & Chan, M.A., 1999, Tidal cyclicities & estuarine deposition of the Proterozoic Big Cottonwood Formation, UT; Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 69, n. 6, p. 1169-1180.

• Chan, M. A., & Archer, A. W., 1999, Spectral Analysis of Eolian Foreset Periodicities: Implications for Jurassic Decadal-Scale Paleoclimatic Oscillators: Palaeoclimates, v. 3(4) p. 239-255.

• Alvarez, W., Staley, E., O'Connor, D., & Chan, M.A., 1999, Synsedimentary deformation in the Jurassic of southeastern Utah — A case of impact shaking?: Comment & Reply: Geology v. 27, p. 662.

• Lemons, M. A., & Chan, M.A., 1999, Facies architecture and sequence stratigraphy of fine-grained deltas, Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, Utah: American Association of Petroleum Geologists v. 83 , p. 635-665.

• Chan, M.A., 1999, Triassic loessite of north-central Utah: stratigraphy, petrophysical character, & paleoclimate implications: Journal of Sedimentary Research Section B (Stratigraphy & global studies) v. 69, p. 477-484.

• Milligan, M. R., & Chan, M. A., 1998, Coarse-grained Gilbert deltas: Facies, sequence stratigraphy, & relationships to Pleistocene climate & tectonics at the eastern margin of Lake Bonneville, Northern Utah: Shanley, K. W., & McCabe, P. J., eds., Relative role of eustasy, climate, & tectonism in continental rocks: SEPM Special Publication 59, p. 177- 189.

• Alvarez, W., Staley, E., O'Connor, D., & Chan, M.A., 1998, Synsedimentary deformation in the Jurassic of southeastern Utah — A case of impact shaking?: Geology v. 26, p. 579-582.

• Sonett, C. P., & Chan, M. A., 1998, NeoProterozoic Earth-Moon dynamics, Rework of the 900 Ma Big Cottonwood Canyon laminae: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 25, n. 4, p. 539-541.

• Ehlers, T. A., Chan, M. A., & Link, P. K., 1997, Proterozoic tidal, glacial, & fluvial sedimentation in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Field trip, Brigham Young University Geology Studies, v.42, part 1, p. 31-58.

• Sonett, C. P., Kvale, E. P., Zakharian, A., & Chan, M. A., 1996, Late Proterozoic & Paleozoic tides, retreat of the moon, and rotation of the earth: Science v. 273, p. 100-104.

• Lemons, D. R., Milligan, M. R., & Chan, M.A., 1996, Paleoclimatic implications of late Pleistocene sediment yield rates for the Bonneville basin, Northern Utah: Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, and Palaeogeography, v. 123, p. 147-159.

• Chan, M. A., & Milligan, M. R., 1995, Gilbert's vanishing deltas: a century of change in Pleistocene Lake Bonneville Deposits of N. Utah, in Lund, W., ed., Environmental & engineering geology for the Wasatch Front region: Utah Geological Association Publication 24, p. 521-532.

• Chan, M.A., Kvale, E. P., Archer, A.W. & Sonett, C., 1994, Oldest direct evidence of lunar-solar tidal forcing encoded in sedimentary rhythmites, Proterozoic Big Cottonwood Formation, Central Utah: Geology, v. 22, p 791-794.

• Langford, R. P., & Chan, M. A., 1993, Downwind changes within an ancient dune sea, Permian Cedar Mesa Sandstone, southeast Utah: in Pye, K., & Lancaster, N., (eds.), Aeolian sediments: ancient and modern: International Association of Sedimentologists Special Publication, v. 16, p. 109-126.Marjorie A. Chan 7 Revised 8/26/10

• Chan, M. A., 1993, Artwork & creative drawing- tools for learning & geologic synthesis: Journal of Geological Education, v. 41, p. 222-225.

• Chan, M. A., 1993, Sedimentology of the Precambrian Big Cottonwood Formation, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Central Utah: Utah Geological Survey Open File Report 93-1, 41 p.

• Johnson, S. Y., Chan, M. A., & Konopka, E. H., 1992, Pennsylvanian & Early Permian paleogeography of the Uinta-Piceance basin region, northwestern Colorado & northeastern Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1787-CC, 35p.

• Chan, M. A., Hunter, R. E., Langford, R. L., & Loope, D. B., 1992, Reflections on ergmargin systems: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 62, p. 917-920.

• Chan, M. A., 1992, Oolitic ironstone of the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway, Eastcentral Utah: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 62, p. 693-705.

• Riemersma, P. E., & Chan, M. A., 1992, Facies of the Lower Ferron Sandstone & Blue Gate Shale Members of the Mancos Shale: Lowstand & early transgressive facies architecture: in Swift, D. J. P., Oertel, G. F., Tillman, R. W., & Thorne, J. A., (eds.), Shelf sand & sandstone bodies: geometry, facies & sequence stratigraphy: International Association of Sedimentologists Special Publication 14, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, p. 489-510.

• Newman, K. F., & Chan, M. A., 1991, Depositional facies in the Upper Cretaceous Panther Tongue Member of the Star Point Formation, Wasatch Plateau, UT: in Chidsey, T.C., (ed.), Geology of east-central Utah, 1991 Field Symposium: Utah Geological Association Publication 19, p. 65-75.

• Chan, M. A., & Pfaff, B. J., 1991, Fluvial sedimentology of the Upper Cretaceous Castlegate Sandstone, Book Cliffs, Utah: in Chidsey, T.C., (ed.), Geology of east-central Utah, 1991 Field Symposium: Utah Geological Association Publication 19, p. 95-109.

• Chan, M. A., Newman, S. L., & May, F. E., 1991, Deltaic & shelf deposits in the Cretaceous Blackhawk Formation & Mancos Shale, Grand County, east-central Utah: Utah Geological Survey Misc. Paper 91-6, 83 p.

• Chan, M.A., ed., 1990, Ancient eolian & erg-margin deposits, Field Guidebook: Society of Economic Paleontologists & Mineralogists 1990 Eolian Field Research Conference, Moab & Bluff, UT, 80 p.

• Ochs, S., & Chan, M. A., 1990, Tidal facies of the Black Dragon Member, Moenkopi Formation, East-Central Utah: Mountain Geologist, p.1-18.

• Langford, R. P., & Chan, M. A., 1990, Ancient fluvial-eolian interactions of the Permian Cutler-Cedar Mesa system, Southeastern Utah: Sedimentology, v. 35, p. 1037-51.

• Franczyk, K. J., Pitman, J. K., Cashion W.R., Chan, M.A., Donnell, J.R., Dyni, J.R., Fouch, T.D., Johnson, R.C., Lawton, T.F., & Remy, R.R., 1989, Evolution of resource-rich foreland & intermontane basins in eastern Utah western Colorado: American Geophysical Union, Washington D.C., ISBN: 0-87590-624-9, 28th International Geological Congress, Field trip Guidebook T324, 53 p.

• Chan, M. A., 1989, Erg margin of the Permian White Rim Sandstone, Southeastern Utah: Sedimentology, v. 36, p. 235-251. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3091.1989.tb00605.x

• Larsen, B. R., Chan, M. A., & Bereskin, S. R., 1989, Cyclic stratigraphy of the Upper Member of the Guilmette Formation (Uppermost Givetian, Fransian), West-Central Utah: in McMillan, N. J., A. F. Embry & D. J. Glass, eds., Devonian of the world: Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 14, Alberta, Canada, p. 569 - 579. Marjorie A. Chan

• Langford, R. P., & Chan, M. A., 1988, Flood surfaces and deflation surfaces within the Cutler Formation & Cedar Mesa Sandstone (Permian), Southeastern Utah: Geological Society of American Bulletin, v. 100, p. 1541-1549.

• Chan, M. A., & Kocurek, G., 1988, Complexities of eolian and marine interactions: processes & eustatic controls on erg development: Sedimentary Geology, v. 56, p. 283-300.

• Kamola, D. L., & Chan, M. A., 1988, Coastal dune facies in the Upper Permian Cutler (White Rim) Formation, Capitol Reef National Park area, Southern Utah: Sedimentary Geology, v. 56, p. 341-356.

• Huntoon, J. E., & Chan, M. A., 1987, Marine origin of paleotopographic relief on the eolian White Rim Sandstone (Permian), Elaterite Basin, Southern Utah: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin , v. 71, p. 1035-1045.

• Chan, M. A., & Buckles, D., 1986, Point counting techniques and analysis with the personal computer: Geobyte, p.14-23.

• Chan, M. A., 1986, Field stops in Eocene Formations of the Coos Bay area, Oregon: in Leithold, E. L., & Bourgeois, J., (eds.), Shelf Stratification of Southwestern Oregon: Society of Economic Paleontologists & Mineralogists Field Research Conference Guidebook, May 27-31, 1986, Bandon, Oregon, p. 67-75.

• Chan, M. A., & Dott, R. H., Jr., 1986, Eocene wave-dominated deltaic sedimentation, Oregon Coast Range: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 70, p. 415-429.

• Chan, M. A., 1985, Correlations of diagenesis with sedimentary facies in Eocene sandstones, Western Oregon: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 55, p. 322-333.

• Chan, M. A., & Dott, R. H., Jr., 1983, Shelf & deep-sea sedimentation in an Eocene forearc basin; Western Oregon - Fan or non-fan?: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 67, p. 2100-2116.

BOOKS

• Chan, M. A., & Archer, A. A., 2003, book editors, Sedimentary Giants- Extreme Depositional Environments: Mega end members in geologic time: Geological Society of America Special Paper 370, ISBN 0-8137-2370-1, Boulder, Colorado, 281 p.

• Chan, M. A., & Parry, W. T., 2002, Rainbow of Rocks: mysteries of sandstone colors & concretions in Colorado Plateau Canyon Country: Utah Geological Survey Public Information Series 77 ISBN 1-55791-681-0 (publication co-sponsored by National Park Service-Geologic Resources Division, & Bureau of Land Management-Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument), 19 p. (Download here)


 

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