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Aerial Gamma-Ray Surveys in Alaska
by
Joseph S. Duval
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-128

References

The U.S. Department of Energy Open-File Reports listed below are available in the U.S. Geological Survey libraries in Reston, Menlo Park, and Denver.

Surveys flown by Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments, Inc., 1975, Airborne geophysical survey of Copper River and Seward-Selawik areas, Alaska (Bendeleben, Candle, Gulkana, Hughes, Kotzebue, Nome, Norton Bay, Selawik, Shishmaref, Shungnak, Solomon, Talkeetna Mts. and Teller Quadrangles): U. S. Energy Research and Development Administration Open-File Report GJO-1653, 56 p.

Texas Instruments, Inc., 1977, Aerial gamma-ray and magnetic survey of the Bethel and Yukon areas, Alaska (Baird Inlet, Beaver, Bettles, Black River, Black, Cape Mendenhall, Coleen, Fort Yukon, Hagemeister Island, Holy Cross, Hooper Bay, Kateel River, Kuskokwim Bay, Kwiguk, Marchall, Melozitna, Naknek, Nunivak Island, Nushagak Bay, Russian Mission, Saint Michael, Tanana, and Taylor Mountains Quadrangles): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-5-77, 16 volumes.

Texas Instruments, Inc., 1978, Aerial radiometric and magnetic reconnaissance survey of the Eagle-Dillingham area, Alaska; Big Delta, Charley River, Circle, Dillingham, Eagle, Fairbanks, Healy, Lake Clark, Lime Hills, Mount Hayes, Mount McKinley, Talkeetna Mountains, and Talkeetna Quadrangles: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-113-78, 14 volumes.

Surveys flown by LKB Resources

LKB Resources, Inc., 1978, NURE aerial gamma-ray and magnetic reconnaissance survey, eastern Alaska area; Tanacross, Nabesna, and McCarthy quadrangles: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-91-78, 4 volumes.

LKB Resources, Inc., 1978, NURE aerial gamma-ray and magnetic reconnaissance survey, Chugach/Yakutat area, Alaska, Bering Glacier, Valdez, Mt. Saint Elias, Icy Bay, Cordova, Yakutat quadrangles: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-127-78, 7 volumes.

LKB Resources, Inc., 1978, NURE aerial gamma-ray and magnetic reconnaissance survey, Cook Inlet Alaska area, Tyonek, Kenai, Seldovia, Anchorage, Seward, Blying Sound quadrangles: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-108-78, 7 volumes.

LKB Resources, Inc., 1979, NURE aerial gamma-ray and magnetic reconnaissance survey; southeastern area, Alaska; Skagway, Atlin, Mt. Fairweather, Juneau, Taku River, Sitka, Sumdum, Port Alexander, Petersburg, Bradfield Canal, Craig, Ketchikan, Dixon Entrance, Prince Rupert quadrangles: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-48-79, 15 volumes.

Surveys flown by Aero Service

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Norton Bay Quadrangle, (Alaska): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-72-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey; Nulato Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-73-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Unalakleet Quadrangle, (Alaska): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-74-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Ruby Quadrangle (Alaska): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-75-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Medfra Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-76-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, McGrath Quadrangle (Alaska): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-77-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Ophir Quadrangle (Alaska): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-78-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Sleetmute Quadrangle, (Alaska): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-79-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Iditarod Quadrangle, (Alaska): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-80-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Kantishna River Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-94-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1980, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey; Four Corners detail area portions of Kantishna River, Mt. McKinley, Medfra and Ruby quadrangles, (Alaska): U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-116-80, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Barrow Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-295-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Wainwright Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-296-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Meade River Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-297-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Teshekpuk Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-298-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Harrison Bay Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-299-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Beechey Point Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-300-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer surveys, Point Lay Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-301-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Utukok River Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-302-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Lookout Ridge Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-303-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Ikpikpuk River Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-304-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Umiat Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-305-81, 2 volumes.

Aero Service, 1981, Airborne gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer survey, Sagavanirktok Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Department of Energy, Open-File Report GJBX-306-81, 2 volumes.


Adams, J.A.S. and Gasparini, Paolo, 1970, Gamma-ray spectrometry of rocks: New York, Elsevier Publishing Company, 295 p.

Bates, R.L. and Jackson, J.A., eds., 1980, Glossary of Geology, Second Edition: American Geological Institute, Falls Church, Virginia, 749 p.

Darnley, A.G. and Grasty, R.L., 1971, Mapping from the air by gamma-ray spectrometry: Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol.11, pp.485-500.

Duval, J.S., 1980, Radioactivity method: Geophysics, vol.45, no.11, pp.1690-1694

Duval, J.S., 2000, Aerial gamma-ray surveys of the conterminous United States and Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-562, 13 CD-ROM's.

Connard, G.G., Saltus, R.W., Hill, P.L., Carlson, L., and Milicevic, B, 1999, Alaska Digital Aeromagnetic Database Description (on-line version): USGS open-file report 99-0503 (http://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file-reports/ofr-99-0503).

Fairbridge, R.W., ed., 1972, The encyclopedia of geochemistry and environmental sciences: Encylopedia of Earth Science Series Volume IVA, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1321 p.

Gableman, J.W., 1977, Migration of uranium and thorium - exploration significance: Studies in Geology No. 3, The American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 168 p.

Pitkin, J.A., 1964, Airborne measurements of terrestrial radioactivity as an aid to geologic mapping: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 516-F, pp. F1-F29.

Pitkin, J.A., 1991, Radioelement data of the Getchell Trend, Humboldt County, Nevada; geologic discussion and possible significance for gold exploration: Geology and ore deposits of the Great Basin, Reno, NV, United States, April 1-5, 1990, Proceedings, p. 759-770.

Saltus, R.W., and Simmons, G.C., 1997, Composite and Merged Aeromagnetic Data for Alaska a web site for distribution of gridded data and plot files: USGS open-file report 97-0520 (http://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file-report/ofr-97-0520/).

Saltus, R.W., Connard, G.G., and Hill, P.L., 1999, Alaska Aeromagnetic Compilation Digital Grids and Survey Data: USGS Open-file report 99-0502, 1 CD-ROM.

Saltus, R.W., Hill, P.L., Connard, G.G., Hudson, T.L., and Barnett, A., 1999, Building a magnetic view of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-418.

Saltus, R.W., Hudson, T.L., and Connard, G.G., 1999, A new magnetic view of Alaska: GSA Today, v. 9, no. 3, p. 1-6.

Saltus, R.W., Riggle, F.E., Clark, B.T., and Hill, P.L., 1999, Merged Aeroradiometric Data for Alaska a web site for distribution of gridded data and plot files: USGS open-file report 99-0016 (http://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file-reports/ofr-99-0016/).

Yeates, A.N., Wyatt, B.W., and Tucker, D.H., 1982, Application of gamma-ray spectrometry to prospecting for tin and tungsten granites, particularly within the Lachlan fold belt, New Saouth Wales: Economic Geology, vol. 77, pp. 1725-1738.

Vulkan, Uzi and Duval, J.S., 1993, Multivariate statistical analysis of geophysical data in Nevada: Geophysics, vol.58, no.5, pp.749-755.


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