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Nora B. Shew

Title: Geologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7445
Fax: (907) 786-7401
Email: nshew@usgs.gov


Education and/or Training

B.A.1979San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CAMathematics and Geology

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Professional Experience

14 yearsPotassium-Argon (K-Ar) geochronology
10 years GIS

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Alaska Geological Society

Publications

Total pubs: 34

Granitto, M., J. M. Schmidt, N. B. Shew, B. M. Gamble, and K. A. Labay. 2013. Alaska Geochemical Database, Version 2.0 (AGDB2) - including "best value" data compilations for rock, sediment, soil, mineral, and concentrate sample media. USGS Data Series 759, pamphlet 20 p. and database, 1 DVD. [Details] [Full Publication]

Granitto, M., E. A. Bailey, J. M. Schmidt, N. B. Shew, B. M. Gamble, and K. A. Labay. 2011. Alaska Geochemical Database (AGDB)-Geochemical data for rock, sediment, soil, mineral, and concentrate sample media. USGS Data Series 637, 31 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Patton, W. W., Jr., F. H. Wilson, K. A. Labay, and N. B. Shew. 2009. Geologic map of the Yukon-Koyukuk basin, Alaska. USGS Scientific Investigations Map 2909, 26 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Labay, K. A., H. A. Bleick, F. H. Wilson, and N. B. Shew. 2009. Digital datasets for geologic map by Till, AB, Dumoulin, JA, Werdon, MB, and Bleick, Heather; Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States: Digital Data for the Bedrock Geology of the Seward Peninsula, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2009-1254. [Details] [Full Publication]

Till, A. B., J. A. Dumoulin, A. G. Harris, T. E. Moore, H. A. Bleick, B. R. Siwiec, K. A. Labay, F. H. Wilson, and N. B. Shew. 2008. Digital data for the geology of the southern Brooks Range, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2008-1149, 21 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., C. P. Hults, S. Mohadjer, W. L. Coonrad, N. B. Shew, and K. A. Labay. 2008. Digital data for the reconnaissance geologic map for the Kuskokwim Bay region of southwest Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2008-1001, 22 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., C. P. Hults, K. A. Labay, and N. B. Shew. 2008. Digital data for Geology of the Prince William Sound and Kenai Peninsula region, Alaska, including the Kenai, Seldovia, Seward, Blying Sound, Cordova, and Middleton Island 1:250,000-scale quadrangles. USGS Open-File Report 2008-1002, 64 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:350,000. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., N. B. Shew, K. A. Labay, and C. P. Hults. 2008. New geologic map of the Northern Alaska Peninsula region of southwest Alaska [abs.]. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 40(1):55. [Details]

Shew, N. B., F. H. Wilson, and C. P. Hults. 2008. New geologic map of the Kuskokwim Bay region of southwest Alaska [abs.]. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 40(1):55. [Details]

Hults, C. P., F. H. Wilson, and N. B. Shew. 2008. New geologic map of the Northern Alaska Peninsula region of southwest Alaska [abs.]. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 40(1):83. [Details]

Wilson, F. H., K. A. Labay, N. B. Shew, and C. P. Hults. 2006. Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States: Digital Data for geologic map by WW Patton, Jr, FH Wilson, and KA Labay for the Reconnaissance Geologic Map of the lower Yukon River region, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1292. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., S. Mohadjer, K. A. Labay, and N. B. Shew. 2006. Digital Data for the Reconnaissance Geologic Map of the Western Aleutian Islands, Alaska: Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States: Digital datasets for the geologic map by Wilson, FH, Mohadjer, Solmaz, and Grey, DM. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1302. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., S. Mohadjer, K. A. Labay, and N. B. Shew. 2006. Digital Data for the Reconnaissance Bedrock Geologic Map for the Northern Alaska Peninsula area, Southwest Alaska: Digital datasets for geologic map by Wilson, FH, Blodgett, RB, Blome, CD, Mohadjer, Solmaz, Preller, CC, Klimasauskas, EP, Gamble, BM, and C. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1303. [Details] [Full Publication]

Labay, K. A., J. Crews, F. H. Wilson, N. B. Shew, and C. P. Hults. 2006. Digital Data for the Generalized Bedrock Geologic Map, Yukon Flats region, East-central Alaska: Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States: Digital datasets for geologic map by Till, AB, Dumoulin, JA, Phillips, JD, Stanley, RG, an. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1304. [Details] [Full Publication]

Shew, N. B., C. S. Peterson, N. Grabman, S. Mohadjer, D. Grunwald, F. H. Wilson, and C. P. Hults. 2006. Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States: Digital Data for the Geology of Southeast Alaska by George E Gehrels and Henry C Berg. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1290. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., K. A. Labay, N. B. Shew, C. C. Preller, and S. Mohadjer. 2005. Digital Data for the Geology of Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve, Southcentral Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2005-1342. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., K. A. Labay, N. B. Shew, and S. Mohadjer. 2005. Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States-Digital Data for geologic map by WW Patton Jr, FH Wilson, KA Labay, and, Nora Shew, Reconnaissance Geologic Map for the Yukon-Koyukuk Basin, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2005-1341. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wilson, F. H., K. A. Labay, S. Mohadjer, and N. B. Shew. 2005. Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States-Digital Data for geologic map by FH Wilson, Reconnaissance Geologic Map for the Kodiak Islands, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2005-1340. [Details] [Full Publication]

Riehle, J. R., F. H. Wilson, N. B. Shew, and W. H. White. 1999. Geology of Unga Island and the northwestern part of Popof Island. In Riehle, J.R., (ed.). A geological and geophysical study of the Gold-Silver vein systems of Unga Island, southwestern Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 99-136 [Details]

Wilson, F. H., N. B. Shew, G. D. DuBois, and S. W. Bie. 1994. Map and tables showing locations and analytical data for potassium-argon age determinations in the Port Moller, Stepovak Bay, and Simeonof Island quadrangles, Alaska Peninsula. USGS Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2155-E, 18 p., scale 1:250,000. [Details]

Wilson, F. H. and N. B. Shew. 1992. Map and tables showing geochronology and whole-rock geochemistry of selected samples, Ugashik and part of Karluk quadrangles, Alaska. USGS Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1539-E, 34 p., scale 1:250,000. [Details]

Wilson, F. H., N. B. Shew, and G. D. DuBois. 1991. Map and table showing isotopic age data in Alaska. Geological Society of America, The Geology of North America, Boulder, Colorado G-1. [Details]

Wilson, F. H. and N. B. Shew. 1990. Geochronological clues to the tectonic history of the Yukon-Tanana terrane. Pages A141 in Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting, May 16-18, 1990 15 [Details]

DuBois, G. D., F. H. Wilson, and N. B. Shew. 1987. Potassium-argon age determinations from the Port Moller and Stepovak Bay quadrangles, Alaska Peninsula. USGS Open-File Report 87-191, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000. [Details]

Wilson, F. H. and N. B. Shew. 1987. K-Ar age discordancy in Quaternary volcanic rocks. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union 68(44):1287. [Details]

DuBois, G. D., F. H. Wilson, and N. B. Shew. 1986. Map and tables showing potassium-argon age determinations and selected major-element chemical analyses from the Circle quadrangle, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 86-392, scale 1:250,000. [Details]

Wilson, F. H., J. G. Smith, and N. B. Shew. 1985. Review of radiometric data from the Yukon Crystalline Terrane, Alaska and Yukon Territory. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 22, (4):525-537. [Details]

Detterman, R. L., F. H. Wilson, J. E. Case, and N. B. Shew. 1982. Offset of Tertiary arcs on the Alaska Peninsula. USGS Professional Paper 1375:79. [Details]

Wilson, F. H. and N. B. Shew. 1982. Preliminary results of potassium-argon age determinations from the Ugashik quadrangle, Alaska Peninsula. In Coonrad, W. L., (ed.). US Geological Survey in Alaska, Accomplishments in 1983. USGS Circular 844:86-87. [Details]

Shew, N. B. and F. H. Wilson. 1982. Radiometric age file for Alaska. In Coonrad, W. L., (ed.). US Geological Survey in Alaska, Accomplishments in 1981. USGS Circular 844:12-13. [Details]

Wilson, F. H. and N. B. Shew. 1982. Apparent episodicity of magmatic activity based on radiometric age determination. In Coonrad, W. L., (ed.). US Geological Survey in Alaska, Accomplishments in 1982. USGS Circular 844:13-15. [Details]

Wilson, F. H. and N. B. Shew. 1981. Map and tables showing preliminary results of potassium-argon age studies in the Circle quadrangle, Alaska, with a compilation of previous dating work. USGS Open-File Report 81-889, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000. [Details]

Wilson, F. H., N. B. Shew, R. L. Detterman, and J. E. Case. 1981. Tertiary volcanic and hypabyssal rocks in the Ugashik quadrangle. USGS Professional Paper 1275:89. [Details]

Shew, N. B. and F. H. Wilson. 1981. Map and table showing radiometric ages of rocks in Southwestern Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 81-886, 26 p., 1 map., scale 1:1,000,000. [Details]

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