Transactions (Doklady) of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Earth Science Section, 2008, V 419, N 2, February-March.

Part 1. Geology 
 Specific Features of the Formation of Cupriferous Sandstones of the Kemen 
 and Chinei Groups in the Kodar-Udokan Zone 
 B. N. Abramov 
 p. 197    

 New Outcrop of Buried Kazantsevo Peat at 
 Lower Reaches of the Irtysh River 
 S. A. Laukhin, Kh. A. Arslanov, F. E. Maksimov, 
 V. Yu. Kuznetsov, G. N. Shilova, F. Yu. Velichkevich, 
 S. B. Chernov, and Ya. A. Nikonorov 
 p. 200  
 Prognostic Map of the Sedimentary Cover 
 Thickness for the East Siberian Sea 
 Based on Satellite Altimetry Data 
 S. Yu. Sokolov 
 p. 205  
 Gold-Skarn Deposits in Northeast Russia 
 A. V. Volkov, V. A. Sidorov, 
 and A. A. Sidorov 
 p. 210  

 The Kamchatka Nickel-Bearing Province 
 Yu. P. Trukhin, V. A. Stepanov, and 
 M. D. Sidorov 
 p. 214  

 The U-Pb Dating of Extrusive-Intrusive 
 Complexes in Ore Districts in the Southern 
 Part of the Eastern Sikhote-Alin Volcanic Belt (Russia) 
 A. A. Alenicheva and V. G. Sakhno 
 p. 217  

 Position of Basaltic Flows in the 
 Devonian Section of the Eastern Framing 
 of the Siberian Platform 
 V. V. Baranov 
 p. 222  

 Late Riphean Alkaline Magmatism in the Western 
 Framework of the Siberian Craton: 
 A Result of Continental Rifting or Accretionary Events?   
 V. A. Vernikovsky, A. E. Vernikovskaya, 
 E. B. Sal'nikova, N. G. Berezhnaya, A. N. Larionov, 
 A. B. Kotov, V. P. Kovach, I. V. Vernikovskaya, 
 N. Yu. Matushkin, and A. M. Yasenev 
 p. 226  

 First Geochronological Data on Felsic Lavas 
 from the Ezop-Yamalin Volcanoplutonic Zone, 
 Khingan-Okhotsk Volcanogenic Belt 
 I. M. Derbeko, A. A. Sorokin, V. A. Ponomarchuk, 
 A. V. Travin, and A. P. Sorokin 
 p. 231  

 Refinement of the Geological Model of 
 the Verkhnesalat Oil Field (Tomsk District) 
 Based on Lithofacies Investigations of 
 the Middle-Upper Jurassic Productive Bed 
 A. V. Ezhova 
 p. 235  

 Stages of Late Mesozoic and Cenozoic Rifting
 in Southeastern Russia and Adjacent Regions: 
 Implication for the Petroleum Potential   
 G. L. Kirillova 
 p. 239  

 New Data on the Early Archean Age of Granitoids 
 in the Volga-Ural Segment of the East European Craton   
 E. V. Bibikova, S. V. Bogdanova, A. N. Larionov, 
 A. A. Fedotova, A. V. Postnikov, L. P. Popova, 
 T. I. Kirnozova, and M. M. Fugzan 
 p. 243  

 Early Ordovician Volcanic Complex of the 
 Stepnyak Zone (Northern Kazakhstan): 
 Age Substantiation and Geodynamic Setting   
 K. E. Degtyarev, K. N. Shatagin, A. B. Kotov, 
 E. B. Sal'nikova, M. V. Luchitskaya, 
 M. M. Shershakova, A. V. Shershakov, 
 and A. A. Tret'yakov 
 p. 248  

 Secondary Alterations of Zircons in Placers 
 N. G. Patyk-Kara, E. A. Andrianova, and 
 V. T. Dubinchuk 
 p. 253  

 A New Rock Feature-Cryptic Structure   
 M. Yu. Povarennykh 
 p. 257  

 Mesozoic Magmatism in the Central Chukotka Peninsula: 
 New U-Pb Geochronological Data and Their Geodynamic 
 P. L. Tikhomirov, V. V. Akinin, and E. Nakamura 
 p. 261  

Part 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Oceanology, Geography Arsenic, Antimony, and Bismuth in Oceanic Phosphorites G. N. Baturin p. 266   Organic Compounds in the Snow-Ice Cover of the White Sea I. A. Nemirovskaya p. 270   Sm-Nd and Rb-Sr Age of Gabbroic Rocks in the Dzhabyk Batholith, the Southern Urals T. A. Osipova, Al. V. Tevelev, V. S. Popov, and B. V. Belyatsky p. 275   Some Aspects of Biomineralization Exemplified by Deepwater Scleractinian Corals N. S. Oskina, L. L. Demina, O. M. Dara, and N. B. Keller p. 281   Melt Inclusions in Cr-Spinels from the Fe-Ti Oxide Intrusive Complexes of the Central Atlantic: Key to Understanding the Physicochemical Parameters of Hydrothermal?Magmatic Systems in Slow-Spreading Ocean Ridges V. A. Simonov, E. V. Sharkov, S. V. Kovyazin, and N. S. Bortnikov p. 284   First Find of Silver Mineral in Metamorphic Rocks of the Stanovoi Complex O. I. Sharova, I. A. Aleksandrov, O. V. Avchenko, and A. A. Karabtsov p. 288   Features of the Mineral Composition of Copper Sulfides of the Middle Timan I. Kh. Shumilov and G. N. Kablis p. 291   Some Specific Features of Microseismic Process in Regional Structural-Tectonic Elements of the Voronezh Crystalline Massif I. N. Safronich and L. I. Nadezhka p. 294   U-Pb Age and Genesis of Granitoids in the Southern Framing of the Pechenga Structure, Baltic Shield V. R. Vetrin, O. M. Turkina, and N. V. Rodionov p. 298   Correlation of Neoproterozoic Volcanism in the Southeastern White Sea Region and Western Urals: New Age Data on the Solozero Basalts (Onega Graben) A. A. Nosova, Yu. O. Larionova, N. V. Veretennikov, and E. V. Yutkina p. 303   Chemical Heterogeneity in the Diamondiferous Eclogite Xenolith from the Udachnaya Kimberlite Pipe A. S. Stepanov, V. S. Shatsky, D. A. Zedgenizov, and A. L. Ragozin p. 308   Microstructure and Formation Mechanism of Calcium Phosphate in Recent Phosphorites A. T. Titov and G. N. Baturin p. 312   Viscosity of the Earth's Core Based on Seismic Data V. Yu. Burmin p. 316   Earthquakes and Tsunamis (November 15, 2006, and January 13, 2007) in the Central Kuril Islands Region: A Justified Prediction L. I. Lobkovskii, E. A. Kulikov, A. B. Rabinovich, A. I. Ivashchenko, I. V. Fain, and T. N. Ivel'skaya p. 320   Os Isotope Geochemistry of Mantle Peridotites from Sal Island, Cape Verde Archipelago G. E. Brugmann, I. D. Ryabchikov, and L. N. Kogarko p. 325   Strontium, Neodymium, and Oxygen Isotopic Variations in the Alkali Basalt-Trachyte-Pantellerite-Comendite Series of Paektusan Volcano V. K. Popov, G. P. Sandimirova, and T. A. Velivetskaya p. 329   Manifestations of the Tsunami on November 15, 2006, on the Central Kuril Islands and Results of the Runup Heights Modeling B. W. Levin, V. M. Kaistrenko, A. V. Rybin, M. A. Nosov, T. K. Pinegina, N. G. Razzhigaeva, E. V. Sasorova, K. S. Ganzei, T. N. Ivel'skaya, E. A. Kravchunovskaya, S. V. Kolesov, Yu. V. Evdokimov, J. Bourgeois, B. MacInnes, and B. Fitzhugh p. 335   Experimental Study of the Mg3Al2Si3O12-Na2MgSi5O12 System at 7.0 and 8.5 GPa: Implication for the Formation of Na-Bearing Garnets A. V. Bobrov and Yu. A. Litvin p. 339   Gold in Lower Paleozoic Conodont Elements of Baltoscandia S. B. Felitsyn p. 344   A Method for Studying the Space-Variant Attenuation of the Energy of Seismic Waves in the Earth's Crust E. Yu. Goshko and S. M. Zerkal p. 347   The Current State of Submarine Island Relicts on the East Siberian Shelf O. V. Dudarev, A. N. Charkin, I. P. Semiletov, I. N. Shilo, A. N. Salyuk, and E. A. Spivak p. 352   Nonlinear Dynamics of the False Bottom during Seawater Freezing D. V. Alexandrov and I. G. Nizovtseva p. 359