Ice Age Floods Institute Masthead

Bibliography of General Media

Books

Titles marked with a red dot (  ) are available from the IAFI Mail-Order Store.
(Reviews are also available for some titles, as indicated.)

Allen, John Eliot, 1984, The Magnificent Gateway: A Layman’s Guide to the Geology of the Columbia River Gorge, Timber Press, Portland, Ore.

Allen, John Eliot, and Marjorie Burns with Sam Sargent, 1986, Cataclysms on the Columbia, Timber Press, Portland, Ore. review

Alt, David D., 2001, Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods, Mountain Press, Missoula, Mont. review

Alt, David D., and Donald W. Hyndman. 1978, Roadside Geology of Oregon. Mountain Press, Missoula, Mont.

Alt, David D., and Donald W. Hyndman, 1984, Roadside Geology of Washington. Mountain Press, Missoula, Mont.

Alt, David D., and Donald W. Hyndman, 1986, Roadside Geology of Montana. Mountain Press, Missoula, Mont.

Alt, David D., and Donald W. Hyndman, 1989, Roadside Geology of Idaho. Mountain Press, Missoula, Mont.

Alt, David D., and Donald W. Hyndman, 1995, Northwest Exposures: A Geologic Story of the Northwest. Mountain Press, Missoula, Mont.

Amara, Mark S., and George E. Neff, 1996, Geologic Road Trips in Grant County, Washington, Adam East (Now Moses Lake) Museum and Art Center ( 509-766-9395), Moses Lake, Wash.

Babcock, Scott, and Bob Carson, 2000, Hiking Washington's Geology, Mountaineers, Seattle.

Bjornstad, Bruce N., 2006, On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: A Geological Field Guide to the Mid Columbia Basin, Keokee Publishing Inc., Sandpoint, Idaho, 307p.

Mason, Charles L., 2006, , The Geological History of the Wenatchee Valley and Adjacent Vicinity, World Publishing, Wenatchee, Washington, 167p.

McKee, Bates , 1972, Cascadia: The Geologic Evolution of the Pacific Northwest, McGraw-Hill, New York (textbook).

Mueller, M., and T. Mueller, 1997, Fire, Faults, & Floods: A Road & Trail Guide Exploring the Origins of the Columbia River Basin, University of Idaho Press, Moscow, Idaho. review

Reidel, Steve P., 2006, Big Black Boring Rock: Essays on Northwest Geology, Battelle Press, Columbus, Ohio, 142 p.

Williams, Hill, 2002, The Restless Northwest: A Geological Story, Washington State University Press, Pullman, Wash.

Bulletins, Circulars, and Pamphlets

Bretz, J Harlen, 1959, "Washington’s Channeled Scabland," Bulletin No. 45, Washington Division of Mines and Geology, Olympia, Wash.

Carson, Robert J., and Kevin R. Pogue, 1996, "Flood Basalts and Glacier Floods--Roadside Geology of Parts of Walla Walla, Franklin, and Columbia Counties, Washington," Division of Geology and Earth Resources Information Circular 90, Washington Dept. of Natural Resources, Olympia, Wash.

Cox, L.M., 1994, In the Days When the Rivers Ran Backwards, NorBon's Copy Cabin, Lewiston, Idaho.

Weis, P.L., and W.L. Newman, 1989, The Channeled Scablands of Eastern Washington: The Geologic Story of the Spokane Flood, Eastern Washington University Press, Cheney, Wash., second edition.

Periodical Articles

Gould, Stephen Jay, 1978, “The Great Scablands Debate,” Natural History, v. 87, no. 7, p.12-18.

Lewis, Peter B., 2001, “Formative Years; How Torrential Ice Age Floods Shaped the Northwest,” Horizon Air, v. 12, no. 11, p.36-45.

Mullen, T., 2005, "The great Columbia flood," Columbia, Spring 2005, p. 40-44.

O’Connor, James E., 2004, "The Evolving Landscape of the Columbia River Gorge: Lewis and Clark and Cataclysms on the Columbia," Oregon Historical Quarterly, v. 105, no.3, www.historycooperative.org/journals/ohq/105.3/oconnor.html.

Ostertag, Rhonda and George, 2003, “Missoula’s Monster Floods,” California Wild, v. 56, no. 4 (Fall)
p. 18-21.

Parfit, Michael, 1995, “The Floods that Carved the West,” Smithsonian, v. 26, no. 1, p. 48–59. Winner of the 1996 Walter Sullivan Award (Amer. Geophys. Union).

Perdue, A., 2005, "Forces of Nature: How the last Ice Age shapted the Northwest wine industry," Wine Press Northwest, Fall 2005, p. 32-39.

Raker, B., 2004, "Erratics: Geologists study boulders for clues to ancient floods, icebergs in Eastern Washington," Northwest Science and Technology, Spring 2004, p. 24-28, http://agg.pnl.gov/projects/nwst.pdf.

Stephens, Patia, 2001, “Sedimental Journey; Following the Path of Glacial Lake Missoula’s Flood Waters,” Montanan, v. 19, no. 2 (Winter), p. 20-26.

Steury, T., 2001, "Cataclysm, Light and Passion: How Washington came to produce some of the World’s greatest wines," Washington State Magazine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, November 2001.

Maps

U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 1999, "Channeled Scablands of Lincoln County." 1 sheet, scale 1:100,000.

U.S. Forest Service, 1998, "Glacial Lake Missoula and the Channeled Scabland: A Digital Portrait of Landforms of the Last Ice Age, Washington, Oregon, Northern Idaho, Western Montana." 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.

Wenatchee Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, 2005, "Wenatchee Valley Ice Age Floods Geological Trail: Self Guided Driving Tours", www.wenatcheevalley.org

Videos and DVDs

NOVA Public Television, 2005, Mystery of the Megaflood, WGBH, Boston, 56 min.

KSPS Public Television, 2001, Sculpted by Floods--The Northwest's Ice Age Legacy, KSPS Public Television, 57 min.

KUFM Public Television, 2002, Really, Really Big Floods, KUFM Public Television.

WSPRC Video, 1999, Trees of Stone: The Story of Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park, Washington State Park and Recreation Commission, Videoland Productions, 22 minutes.

Oregon Public Broadcasting, 1998, Ice Age flood--Catastrophic Transformation of the West, Oregon Public Broadcasting, 28 min.

Warriner, G., 1985, An Age of Ice, Camera One Productions: Seattle, Washington.

Field Trip Guides

Bjornstad, B.N. and K.R. Fecht, 2002, "Ice Age Floods Features in the Vicinity of the Pasco Basin and Hanford Reach National Monument," Field trip guide for the biannual meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute, Richland, WA, October 19, 2002; available on the Web as of May 2005 at http://agg.pnl.gov/projects/iafi.2002.pdf.

Bjornstad, B.N., 2004, "Ice Age floods through the western Channeled Scabland, in Gorges, Clays and Coulees," Field Trip Guide No. 1 and 3, Missoula Floods and the Channeled Scabland, PNNL-SA-41991, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Bjornstad, B.N., 2005, "Magnificent Frenchman Coulee and the Ice Age Floods," Field trip guide for the Lake Lewis Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute, May 7, 2005; PNNL-SA-45370, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Bjornstad, B.N., 2006, "Ice Age floods through the western Channeled Scabland," Field trip guide for biannual meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute, Richland, WA, April 29, 2006.

Breckenridge, R. and R. Lewis, 2005, "Clark Fork Ice Dam and Glacial Lake Missoula Floods," Field trip guide for biannual meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute, Sandpoint, Idaho, May 14, 2005.

Buser, M., 2005, "Evidence of Willamette Basin Flooding Resulting from Cataclysmic Missoula Ice Age Floods," Field trip guide for biannual meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute, October 1, 2005.

Curry, R.R., 1977, "Glacial Geology of Flathead Valley and Catastrophic Drainage of Glacial Lake Missoula, Rocky Mountain Section Field Guide," v. 4, Geological Society of America, University of Montana, Missoula.

Cunderla, B., 2006, "Geologic Wonders of the Columbia, Part 1," Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center Field Trip, May, 13, 2006.

Cunderla, B., 2006, "Missoula Flood Features of the Channeled Scabland of Eastern Washington (Emphasizing the Othello, Washington Area)," Othello Sandhill Crane Festival, March 25, 2006.

Kiver, E.P., and D. Stradling, 2001, Field trip guide for biannual meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute, Spokane, WA, October, 2001.

Kiver, E., D. Stradling, B. Bjornstad, and L Stoess, 2006, "Cheney to Palouse Falls, Ice Age Floods Field Trip", Field-trip guide for the Cheney-Palouse Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute, May 6, 2006.

Kiver, E.P., D.F. Stradling, M.B. McCollum, and R.L. Orndorff, 2006, "Interactions between Missoula Floods, The Cheney-Palouse Scabland, Steptoe Ridges, and the Columbia River Ice Lobe," Field guide for IAFI Field Trip, Fall 2006.

Last, G.V., B.N. Bjornstad and A.J. Busacca, 2004, "The Influence of Ice Age Floods on the Terroir of Washington Wines," Field trip guide for the Lake Lewis Chapter of the Ice-Age floods Institute, October 30, 2004; PNWD-SA-6753, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Norman, D.K., A.J. Busacca, and R. Teissere, 2004, "Geology of the Yakima Valley Wine Country," A Geologic Field Trip Guide from Stevenson to Zillah, Washington, Field Trip Guide 1, Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, Washington.

Norman, D.K., and J.M. Roloff, 2004, "A Self-Guided Tour of the Geology of the Columbia River Gorge, Portland Airport to Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington," Open-File Report 2004-7, Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, Washington.

O’Connor, J.E. and R.B. Waitt, 2003, "Upper Columbia River Gorge," Field trip guide for biannual meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute, The Dalles, OR, October 11, 2003.

Smyers, N.B., and R.M. Breckenridge, 2003, "Glacial Lake Missoula, Clark Fork Ice Dam, and Floods Outburst Area: Northern Idaho and Western Montana," in Swanson, T.W., ed., Field Guide 4: Western Cordillera and Adjacent Areas, Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, p. 1-15.

Smyers, N., M. Hendrix, and L. Smith, 2004, Field trip guide for biannual meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute, Missoula, MT, October, 2004.

Waitt, R.B. and B. Cunderla, 2004, "Moses Coulee, Dry Falls and Waterville Plateau," Field trip guide for the biannual meeting of the Ice Age Floods Institute, Wenatchee, WA, April, 17, 2004.

Slide Shows

Bjornstad, B.N., 2002, "The Giant Lake Sacajawea Flood Bar Along the Snake River, Washington," available on the web in October 2006 at www.iafi.org/pdf/lsb2.pdf.

Bjornstad, B.N., 2003, "Aftermath of the Ice Age floods: A bird’s-eye view," PNWD-SA-6210, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland Washington; available on the web in October 2006 at http://agg.pnl.gov/projects/birdseye.pdf.

Bjornstad, B.N., 2005, "Geocaching and the Ice Age Floods," Geological Society of America meeting, www.iafi.org/pdf/Bjornstad_GSA05.pdf.

IAFI Newsletter Feature Articles

Bjornstad, B., E. Jennett, J. Gaston, and G. Kleinknecht, "Erratic Behavior on Rattlesnake Mountain, South-Central Washington," March 2004, v. 1, issue 1, p. 3.

Estep, C., "J Harlen Bretz, Part I," Summer 2004, v. 1, issue 2, p. 3.

Estep, C., "J Harlen Bretz, Part II," Fall 2004, v. 1, issue 3, p. 3.

Stapp, D., "In Search of the Mid-Columbia’s First People," Winter 2004, v. 1, issue 4, p. 3.

Last, G.V., "Mammoth Impacts of the Ice-Age Floods," Summer 2005, v. 2, issue 2, p. 3.

Pritchard, J., "A Brief History of the IAFI," Winter 2005, v. 2, issue 4, p. 3.

Husa, I., "How Large Must an Erratic be to Carry an Erratic," Winter 2005, v. 2, issue 4, p. 4.

Stephens, P. "Water That Was: Unearthing the Many Secrets of Glacial Lake Missoula," Summer 2006, v. 3, issue 2, p. 3-4.

Bjornstad, B.N., "Ice-Age Floods Through the Western Channeled Scabland: Some Highlights of the Upcoming Field Trip," Spring 2006, v. 3, issue 1, p. 3-4.