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JP - Journal of Paleontology (JP was co-published with the Paleontological Society until 1984)
JSP - Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
JSR - Journal of Sedimentary Research (formerly JSP)
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  Iss Year Author(s) Title of Paper
JP 51:4 1977 Robert J. Horodyski Environmental Influences on Columnar Stromatolite Branching Patterns: Examples from the Middle Proterozoic Belt in Supergroup, Glacier Park, Montana
JSP 47:1 1977 Michael D. Wilson
Edward D. Pittman
Authigenic Clays in Sandstones: Recognition and Influence on Reservoir and Paleoenvironmental Analysis
JP 50:6 1976 Bruce M. Bell Phylogenetic Implications of Ontogenetic Development in the Class Edriosteroida (Echinodermata)
JSP 46:2 1976 Edwin L. Hamilton Variations of Density and Porosity with Depth in Deep-Sea Sediments
JP 49:4 1975 Philip A. Sandberg Bryozoan Diagenesis: Bearing on Nature of the Original Skeleton of Rugose Corals
JSP 45:4 1975 A. Conrad Neumann
Lynton S. Land
Lime Mud Deposition and Calcareous Algae inthe Bight of Abaco, Bahamas: A Budget
JP 48:5 1974 Bruce Runnegar Evolutionary History of teh Bivalve Subclass Anomalodesmata
JSP 44:4 1974 William J. Cleary
John R. Connolly
Hatteras Deep-Sea Fan
JP 47:1 1973 Bruce N. Haugh Water Vascular System of the Crinoides Camerata
JSP 43:2 1973 I. Nicholas McCave The Sedimentology of a Transgression: Portland Point and Cooksburg Members (Middle Devonian), New York State
JP 46:2 1972 Steven M. Stanley Functional Morphology and Evolution of Byssally Attached Bivalve Mollusks
JSP 42:4 1972 Monty A. Hampton The Role of Subaqueous Debris Flow in Generating Turbidity Currents
JP 45:6 1971 J. William Schopf
Jan C. Blacic
New Microorganisms from the Bitter Springs Formation (Late Precambrian) of the North-Central Amadeus Basin, Australia
JSP 41:3 1971 H. Edward Clifton
Ralph E. Hunter
R. L. Phillips
Depositional Structures in the Non-Barred High Energy Nearshore
JP 44:6 1970 J. Robert Dodd
Robert J. Stanton, Jr.
Paleoecologic Techniques - Comparison of Faunal and Geochemical Analyses of Pliocene Paleoenvironments, Kettleman Hills, California
JSP 40:4 1970 George D. Klein Depositional and Dispersal Dynamics of Intertidal Sand Bars
JP 43:4 1969 James W. Valentine Niche Diversity and Niche Size Patterns in Marine Fossils
JSP 39:2 1969 Paul P. Enos Anatomy of a Flysch
JP 42:4 1968 Eugene A. Shinn Burrowing in Recent Lime Sediments of Florida and the Bahamas
JSP 38:3 1968 Thomas W. Todd Paleoclimatology and the Relative Stablility of Feldspar Minerals under Atmospheric Conditions
JP 41:6 1967 Charles A. Ross Development of Fusulinid (Foraminiferida) Faunal Realms
JSP 37:2 1967 Mahlon W. Ball Carbonate Sand Bodies of Florida and the Bahamas
JP 40:5 1966 David M. Ramp Geometric Analysis of Shell Coiling: General Problems
JSP 36:4 1966 Fred T. Mackenzie
Robert M. Garrels
Silica-Bicarbonate Balance in the Ocean and Early Diagenesis
JP 39:3 1965 Porter M. Kier Evolutionary Trends in Paleozoic Echinoids
JSP 35:4 1965 Alan V. Jopling Hydraulic Factors Controlling the Shape of Laminae in Laboratory Deltas
JP 38:3 1964 Richard A. Robinson Late Middle Cambrian Faunas From Western Utah
JSP 34:2 1964 John H. Spotts Grain Orientation and Imbrication in Miocene Turbidity Current Sandstones, California
JP 37:1 1963 J. Harlan Johnson The Algal Genus Archaeolithothamnium and Its Fossil Representatives
JSP 33:3 1963 John M. Christie
Harvey Blatt
Undulatory Extinction in Quarts of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks and Its Significance in Provenance Studies of Sedimentary Rocks
JP 36:2 1962 Michael R. House Observations on the Ammonoid Succession of the North American Devonian
JSP 32:4 1962 John R. L. Allen The Petrology, Origin and Deposition of the Highest Lower Sandstone of Shropshire, England
JP 35:1 1961 William J. Sando Morphology and Ontogeny of Ankhelasma, a New Mississippian Coral Genus
JSP 31:4 1961 Gerald M. Friedman Distinction Between Dune, Beach, and River Sands from their Textural Characteristics
JP 34:1 1960 William A. Oliver, Jr. Rugose Corals from the Reef Limestones
JSP 30:1 1960 Raymond C. Murray Origin and Porosity in Carbonate Rocks
JP 33:1 1959 Paul D. Blackman
Ruth Todd
Mineralogy of Some Foraminifera as Relates to Their Classification and Ecology
JSP 29:3 1959 Robin G. C. Bathurst Diagenesis in Mississippian Calcilutites and Pseudobreccias
JP 32:2 1958 Christina L. Balk
James Lee Wilson
Cambrian Biostratigraphy in North America
JSP 28:1 1958 Louis I. Briggs Evaporite Facies
JP 31:6 1957 Helen Tappan
Alfred R. Loeblich, Jr.
Correlation of the Gulf and Atlantic Coastal Plain Paleocene and Lower Eocene Formations by Means of Planktonic Foraminifera
JSP 27:3 1957 Raymond Siever Pennsylvanian Sandstones of the Eastern Interior Coal Basin
JP 30:3 1956 Christina L. Balk The Evolution of Some Upper Cambrian and Lower Ordovician Trilobite Families
JSP 26:3 1956 Maurice A. Carrigy Organic Sedimentation in Warnbro Sound, Western Australia
JP 29:6 1955 William R. Walton Ecology of Living Benthonic Foraminifera, Todos Santos Bay, California
JSP 25:2 1955 Louis F. Dellwig Origin of the Salina Salt of Michigan
JP 28:3 1954 Donald Parkinson Quantitative Studies of Brachiopods from the Lower Carboniferous Reef Limestones of England
JSP 24:2 1954 Harold N. Fisk
Charles R. Kolb
Edward McFarlan, Jr.
Louis J. Wilbert, Jr.
Sedimentary Framework of the Modern Mississippi Delta
JP 27 1953
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none presented
JSP 23 1953
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none presented
JP 26:3 1952 Lloyd G. Henbest Significance of Evolutionary Explosions for Diastrophic Division of Earth History
JSP 22:2 1952 Philip H. Kuenen
Henry W. Menard, Jr.
Turbidity Currents, Graded and Non-Graded Deposits

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