Transactions (Doklady) of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Earth Science Section Vol. 447, Part 1, November, 2012.

Part 1. Geology 

Arumberia-Type Structures in the Upper Vendian of the Urals 
A. V. Kolesnikov, D. V. Grazhdankin, and A. V. Maslov 
p. 1233   

The First Results of Mass U–Pb Isotope Dating (LA–ICP–MS)
for Detrital Zircons from the Asha Group, South Urals: 
Paleogeography and Paleotectonics 
N. B. Kuznetsov, T. V. Romanyuk, A. V. Shatsillo, S. Yu. Orlov, 
I. V. Golovanova, K. N. Danukalov, and I. S. Ipat’eva 
p. 1240   

Volcanogenic Belts and Asian-Pacific Deep Zones of 
Tectonic–Magmatic Activation, 
Their Ore-, Oil-, and Gas-Bearing Potential: 
A Case Study of Northeastern Russia 
A. A. Sidorov, A. V. Volkov, and V. Yu. Alekseev 
p. 1247   

The Northeastern Boundary of the Siberian Craton and 
Its Formation Peculiarities
(Derived from Occurrences of Early Cambrian and 
Devonian Intraplate Magmatism) 
A. I. Kiselev, V. V. Yarmolyuk, I. I. Kolodeznikov, 
K. K. Struchkov, and K. N. Egorov 
p. 1252   

New Data on Quaternary Sediments of the Atlantic 
Ocean Derived from Seismic Facies Analysis 
O. V. Levchenko, I. O. Murdmaa, E. V. Ivanova, 
A. D. Mutovkin, E. V. Blinova, T. A. Demidova, 
Yu. G. Marinova, A. A. Peive, V. A. Putans, 
S. G. Skolotnev, and P. Huembs 
p. 1259   

Part 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Oceanology, Geography The First Data on Sm and Nd Isotopes of the Neoarchean Komatiite–Tholeiite Association from the L’govsko–Rakitnyanskii Greenstone Belt of the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly (Central Russia) N. M. Chernyshov, M. V. Ryborak, V. M. Savatenkov, A. Yu. Al’bekov, and E. M. Solov’eva p. 1263 Magnetic and Thermomagnetic Properties of Vivianite Nodules of Sediments in Lake El’gygytgyn P. S. Minyuk, N. A. Goryachev, and T. V. Subbotnikova p. 1266 Lagrangian Coherent Structures in the Ocean Favorable for Fishery S. V. Prants, M. Yu. Uleysky, and M. V. Budyansky p. 1269 New Data on U–Pb Dating of Zircons and the Problem of the Duration of the Angara–Vitim Granitoid Batholith Formation A. A. Tsygankov, O. V. Udoratina, G. N. Burmakina, and M. Grove p. 1273 The Mechanism of Electric Pulse Generation by Deformation Processes in Fracture Zones of the Earth’s Crust V. V. Adushkin and A. A. Spivak p. 1278 Evidence of Plumes in the Structure of Mantle Convection, Thermal Fields, and Mass Transport V. P. Trubitsyn, A. N. Evseev, M. N. Evseev, and E. V. Kharybin p. 1281 Diamond Interaction with Ultradispersed Particles of Iron in a Hydrogene Environment: Surface Micromorphology A. I. Chepurov, V. M. Sonin, A. A. Chepurov, E. I. Zhimulev, S. S. Kosolobov, and N. V. Sobolev p. 1284