Transactions (Doklady) of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Earth Science Section, 2013, V 450, N 2, June.

Part 1. Geology 

New U–Pb Isotopic Data on the Age of Metamorphic
and Igneous Rocks of the Western Margin 
of the Selenga–Stanovoi Orogenic Belt 
A. S. Vakh, O. V. Avchenko, N. A. Goryachev, 
V. I. Gvozdev, V. I. Kiselev, 
V. G. Khomich, Yang Yanchen, Ye Songqing, 
and Zhang Guobin 
p. 575   

The First Evidence of Paleoproterozoic 
Late-Collision Basite Magmatism 
in the Near-Sayan Salient of the 
Siberian Craton Basement 
D. P. Gladkochub, S. A. Pisarevsky, 
A. M. Mazukabzov, U. Soderlund, 
E. V. Sklyarov, T. V. Donskaya, 
R. E. Ernst, and A. M. Stanevich 
p. 583   

A Pseudobasement in the Pre-Alpine 
Structure of the Peredovoi Range, North Caucasus 
M. L. Somin, L. M. Natapov, E. A. Belousova, A. Kroener, 
A. N. Konilov, and V. A. Kamzolkin 
p. 587   

U–Pb Age of Detrital Zircons from the Upper 
Precambrian Terrigenous Section 
of North Timan 
V. L. Andreichev, A. A. Soboleva, and 
G. E. Gehrels 
p. 592   

Age of Zircons from Diamond-Bearing 
Lamproites of the East Sayan
as an Indicator of Known and Unknown 
Endogenous Events in the South Siberian Craton 
D. P. Gladkochub, S. I. Kostrovitskii, 
T. V. Donskaya, B. DeWaele, and 
A. M. Mazukabzov 
p. 597   

Stratigraphy of Bottom Sediments in the 
Mendeleev Ridge Area (Arctic Ocean) 
E. A. Gusev, F. E. Maksimov, V. Yu. Kuznetsov, 
V. A. Basov, E. S. Novikhina, 
N. V. Kupriyanova, S. B. Levchenko, 
and I. E. Zherebtsov 
p. 602   

U–Pb Dating of the Baddeleytte–Zircon 
System from Pt-Bearing Dunite 
of the Konder Massif, Aldan Shield: 
New Data 
Yu. L. Ronkin, A. A. Efimov, G. A. Lepikhina, 
N. V. Rodionov, and A. V. Maslov 
p. 607   

The Neoproterozoic Trans-Angara 
Dike Belt, Yenisei Range,
as an Indicator of Extension 
and Breakup of Rodinia 
I. I. Likhanov, V. V. Reverdatto, 
P. S. Kozlov, and S. V. Zinov’ev 
p. 613   

New Data on the Composition and 
Age of Orogenic Granitoids 
from Timanides of the North Urals 
G. A. Petrov, Yu. L. Ronkin, A. Gerdes, 
G. A. Il’yasova, N. I. Tristan, 
A. V. Maslov, and S. Sindern 
p. 618   

Part 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Oceanology, Geography Transformation of Hydrocarbons in the Marginal Filter of the Yenisei River I. A. Nemirovskaya and Z. M. Verkhovskaya p. 623 Thermodynamic Modeling of REE Partitioning between Monazite, Fluorite, and Apatite G. P. Shironosova and G. R. Kolonin p. 628 Properties of Spatial and Temporal Distribution of the Focuses of Strong Earthquakes and Types of Seismic Dislocations before the Catastrophic Simushir Earthquakes of 2006–2007 T. K. Zlobin and A. Yu. Polets p. 633 A New Stage in Understanding Seismicity of the East European Platform and Its Margins A. A. Nikonov p. 638 Long-Term Changes in the Characteristics and Circulation of Deep Waters in the Northern North Atlantic: The Role of Regional and External Factors A. A. Sarafanov, A. S. Falina, and A. V. Sokov p. 643 Zirconology of Clinopyroxenite of the Shigir Mountains (Ufalei Complex, Southern Urals) A. A. Krasnobaev, E. V. Pushkarev, S. V. Busharina, and I. A. Gottman p. 647 Relationship between CO2 and H2O Variations in Tree Rings of Siberian Stone Pine and Meteorological Parameters V. A. Sapozhnikova, A. N. Gruzdev, B. G. Ageev, Yu. N. Ponomarev, and D. A. Savchuk p. 652 Recognition of Potential Sources of Strong Earthquakes in the Caucasus Region Using GIS Technologies A. A. Soloviev, O. V. Novikova, A. I. Gorshkov, and E. P. Piotrovskaya p. 658 Late Paleozoic Age of Deformations in the Tseel Metamorphic Belt (Mongolian Altai) V. P. Sukhorukov and O. P. Polyanskiy p. 661 Solution of the Gravimetric Inverse Problem Using Multidimensional Grids P. S. Martyshko, I. V. Ladovskii, and D. D. Byzov p. 666 Palynological Indication of Anthropogenic Changes in the Azov Region Vegetation Based on the Bottom Sediments of the Sea of Azov G. G. Matishov, E. Yu. Novenko, and K. V. Dyuzhova p. 672 Long-Term Changes of River Runoff in the Transbaikal Region during Wet and Dry Periods V. A. Obyazov p. 676