Transactions (Doklady) of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Earth Science Section, 2009, V 426, N 4, May-June.

Part 1. Geology 
Sequence Stratigraphy of the Upper Vendian of the East European Craton 
D. V. Grazhdankin and A. V. Maslov 
p. 517  

An Approach to the Problem of Tectonics of Deformational and Metamorphic Structures
(An Example from Shear Zones of Rudny Altai) 
S. V. Zinov’ev and B. M. Chikov 
p. 522  

New Data on the Age of Rocks in the Mirnyi Station Area, East Antarctica 
E. V. Mikhalskii, B. V. Belyatskii, and S. A. Sergeev 
p. 527  

On the Role of the Transcaucasian Transverse Uplift in Preorogenic Alpine Evolution 
of the Greater Caucasus 
V. E. Khain 
p. 532  

New Data on the Age of the Burakovskii Layered Intrusion, Karelia 
L. Bailly, T. Auge, A. Cocherie, N. N. Trofimov, A. I. Golubev,
A. V. Tkachev, and S. V. Cherkasov 
p. 534  

On the Mineral Composition of Mn-Enriched Nodules from Lake Baikal 
G. N. Baturin, V. T. Dubinchuk, and E. V. Avilov 
p. 539  

Position of the Active Continental Boundary on the Northeast Pacific Mobile Belt 
in the Late Cretaceous 
V. D. Chekhovich 
p. 543  

Cl–Br–Na Systematics of Fluid Inclusions in the Magnesites 
of the Southern Urals Province 
M. T. Krupenin, W. Prochaska, and A. V. Maslov 
p. 547  

The Structure of the Knipovich–Mohns Junction (North Atlantic) 
A. A. Peive, K. O. Dobrolyubova, S. G. Skolotnev, N. M. Sushchevskaya, 
Yu. N. Raznitsyn, A. V. Zaionchek, A. S. Abramova, R. Kh. Aliulov, 
Yu. A. Zaraiskaya, A. E. Eskin, V. N. Efimov, A. O. Mazarovich, 
E. A. Moroz, A. A. Razumovskii, 
A. A. Chernykh, and K. P. Yampol’skii 
p. 551  

New Data on the Geology of the Northeastern Sea of Azov 
V. I. Savchenko and N. A. Eremin 
p. 556  

Dynamics of Extrusion Landslides on Bank Slopes 
V. I. Fedodeev 
p. 559  

Jurassic–Cretaceous Barents–Amerasian Superplume and Initial Stage 
of Geodynamic Evolution of the Arctic Ocean 
E. V. Shipilov, Yu. V. Karyakin, and G. G. Matishov 
p. 564  

First Isotopic Data on Detrital Zircons from the Engane-Pe Uplift (Western Polar Urals):
Implications for the Primary Tectonic Position of the Pre-Uralides–Timanides 
N. B. Kuznetsov, L. M. Natapov, E. A. Belousova, W. L. Griffin, and S. Y. O’Reilly 
p. 567  

Part 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Oceanology, Geography Noble Metals in Triassic Carbonaceous Cherts of the Sikhote-Alin Yu. G. Volokhin and A. A. Karabtsov p. 574 Melt and High-Density Fluid Inclusions of Magmatic Water in Phenocrysts of Quartz from Acidic Volcanic Rocks of the Verkhneural’sk Ore District, South Urals V. S. Karpukhina, V. B. Naumov, I. V. Vikent’ev, and A. N. Salazkin p. 580 Age of Lamprophyres of the Middle Timan: First Rb–Sr Data A. B. Makeev, V. L. Andreichev, and N. I. Bryanchaninova p. 584 Influence of Seismic Vibrations on the Development of Tectonic Deformations V. V. Adushkin, G. G. Kocharyan, D. V. Pavlov, E. A. Vinogradov, A. I. Goncharov, V. I. Kulikov, and A. A. Kulyukin p. 588 Nonlinear Dynamics of Gravity Filtration of Ground Waters V. N. Zyryanov, M. G. Khublaryan, and A. P. Frolov p. 591 Peculiarities of Bistatic Radiolocation of the Sea Surface A. S. Kurekin and A. P. Pichugin p. 596 The Oddo–Harkins Rule and Distribution of Chemical Elements in Freshwater Ecosystems A. M. Nikanorov p. 600 U–Pb SHRIMP Ages of Granitoides from the Main Batholith Belt (North East Asia) V. V. Akinin, A. V. Prokopiev, J. Toro, E. L. Miller, J. Wooden, N. A. Goryachev, A. V. Alshevsky, A. G. Bakharev, and V. A. Trunilina p. 605 Canonical Ratios of Trace Element in Basic Magmas of Various Geodynamic Settings: Estimation from Compositions of Melt Inclusions and Rock Glasses V. I. Kovalenko, V. B. Naumov, A. V. Girnis, V. A. Dorofeeva, and V. V. Yarmolyuk p. 611 New Osmium–Platinum Mineralogical–Geochemical Type of Zoned Gabbro–Pyroxenite–Dunite Massifs from the Southern Koryak Highland, Russia A. G. Mochalov p. 615 Nanoparticles of Noble Metals in Peat of the Upper and Middle Amur Region S. M. Radomskii, V. I. Radomskaya, N. V. Moiseenko, and V. G. Moiseenko p. 620 Geophysical Data Confirming Lack of Late Cenozoic Mantle Intrusions in the Earth’s Crust under the Baikal Depression V. A. Golubev p. 623 Ground Surface Temperature Variations on Kunashir Island in the Last 400 Years Inferred from Borehole Temperature Data and Tree-Ring Records D. Yu. Demezhko and O. N. Solomina p. 628 Superchron at the Mesoproterozoic–Neoproterozoic Transition V. E. Pavlov and Y. Gallet p. 632 Rheological Gravity Model of the Crust and Upper Mantle of Transbaikalia A. M. Petrishchevskii p. 636 Statistical Analysis of Seismic Processes on the Basis of the Diffusion Approach B. M. Shevtsov and R. N. Sagitova p. 642 Behavior of Oil in Interactions with Aqueous Solutions under Elevated and High Temperatures and Pressures V. S. Balitskii, S. V. Penteley, L. V. Balitskaya, T. M. Bublikova, and G. V. Bondarenko p. 645 The Formation of Copper-Bearing Gold in a Fluid Regime M. V. Marchuk, L. A. Ivanova, and V. Ya. Medvedev p. 649 Convective Aerosol Fluxes near the Ground Surface E. B. Gledzer, I. G. Granberg, and O. G. Chkhetiani p. 652 The Kuril Tsunamis of November 15, 2006, and January 13, 2007: Two Trans-Pacific Events N. P. Laverov, L. I. Lobkovskii, B. W. Levin, A. B. Rabinovich, E. A. Kulikov, I. V. Fine, and R. E. Thomson p. 658 Reflection of the Voronezh Crystalline Massif in the Seismic Noises of Neotectonic Structures R. A. Orlov and A. I. Tregub p. 665 Structure of the Annual Cycle of Phytoplankton Community Evolution in the Ob–Yenisei Shoal of the Kara Sea P. R. Makarevich and A. A. Oleinik p. 669 The Pyrope Mg3Al2Si3O12–Jadeite NaAlSi2O6 System: An Experimental Study at 7.0 and 8.5 GPa and 1300–1900°C A. V. Bobrov, A. M. Dymshits, and Yu. A. Litvin p. 672 Organic Matter of the Ukhta Domanik D. A. Bushnev p. 677 Reconstruction of Annual Air Temperatures for Three Thousand Years in Altai Region by Lithological and Geochemical Indicators in Teletskoe Lake Sediments I. A. Kalugin, A. V. Dar’in, and V. V. Babich p. 681 Character of Zircon Distribution in Dunites of the South Urals (Sakharin and East Khabarnin Massifs) A. A. Krasnobaev, G. B. Fershtater, and S. V. Busharina p. 685 Paragenetic Relationships between Pyrite, Carbon, and Gold at the Sukhoi Log Deposit and Typomorphism of the Pyrite Surface V. L. Tauson, V. K. Nemerov, E. A. Razvozzhaeva, A. M. Spiridonov, S. V. Lipko, and A. E. Budyak p. 690 Primary Hydrocarbon Inclusions in Garnet of Diamondiferous Eclogite from the Udachanaya Kimberlite Pipe, Yakutia A. A. Tomilenko, S. V. Kovyazin, L. N. Pokhilenko, and N. V. Sobolev p. 695 Depth Distribution of Earthquakes through Latitudinal Belts of the Pacific Region: General Trends B. W. Levin and E. V. Sasorova p. 699 On the Spatial Nonuniformity of Some Parameters of Global Variations in the Recent Climate V. I. Byshev, V. G. Neiman, Yu. A. Romanov, and I. V. Serykh p. 705