Transactions (Doklady) of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Earth Science Section, 2007, V 417, N 8, October-November.

Part 1. Geology 
 Formation of the South Caspian Basin As a Result of Phase Transitions 
 in the Lower Continental Crust 
 E. V. Artyushkov 
 p. 1141  
 Prediction of the Diamond Potential of Triassic Rocks in Taimyr 
 S. A. Grakhanov and A. V. Yadrenkin 
 p. 1147  

 Exogenic and Neotectonic Processes in the West 
 Spitsbergen Underwater Margin  during the Late Cenozoic 
 V. S. Zakharenko, G. A. Tarasov, A. Yu. Romanchenko, 
 and G. G. Matishov 
 p. 1151  

 Correlation of Miocene Floras of the Climatic Optimum in the Far East 
 B. I. Pavlyutkin and I. Yu. Chekryzhov 
 p. 1156  

 Alkaline and Acid Metasomatic Rocks in Gneiss-Amphibolite Complexes of the 
 Urals: A Case History of the Ufalei Metamorphic Block, Southern Urals 
 V. A. Koroteev, V. N. Ogorodnikov, V. N. Sazonov, and Yu. A. Polenov 
 p. 1160  

 Au-Bi-Te Mineralization of the Kontaktovyi Stock in Northeast Russia 
 V. A. Sidorov, A. V. Volkov, A. A. Wolfson, and A. A. Sidorov 
 p. 1164  

 Geochronology of Mesozoic Granitoids and Associated 
 Molybdenum Mineralization in the Western Part of the Dzhugdzhur-Stanovoi   
 V. I. Sotnikov, A. A. Sorokin, V. A. Ponomarchuk, A. V. Travin,
 A. P. Sorokin, and V. O. Gimon 
 p. 1169  

 Scales of Horizontal Dislocations in Uralian Variscides and Early Kimmerides   
 B. I. Chuvashov and O. A. Shcherbakov 
 p. 1173  

 Isotopic Composition of the Hercynian Crust of Southern Mongolia: Substantiation 
 of the Hercynian Juvenile Crust-Forming Event 
 V. V. Yarmolyuk, V. P. Kovach, V. I. Kovalenko, L. B. Terent'eva, 
 I. K. Kozakov, A. B. Kotov, and G. Eenjin 
 p. 1178  

 Late Vendian Miaohe-type Ecological Assemblage of the East European Platform 
 D. V. Grazhdankin, K. E. Nagovitsin, and A. V. Maslov 
 p. 1183  

 Specific Features of Ore Formation in the Epithermal Kubaka 
 Gold-Silver Deposit, Northeast Russia 
 N. E. Savva, A. V. Volkov, and A. A. Sidorov 
 p. 1188  

 Age of the Shanuch Copper-Nickel Deposit in Kamchatka 
 V. A. Stepanov and Yu. P. Trukhin 
 p. 1193  

 Granodiorites of the Grenville Phase in the Kokchetav Block, 
 Northern Kazakhstan 
 F. A. Letnikov, A. B. Kotov, E. B. Sal'nikova, M. M. Shershakova, 
 A. V. Shershakov, N. G. Rizvanova, and A. F. Makeev 
 p. 1195    

 Hercynides of the Ikat-Bagdarin Zone in Transbaikalia 
 S. V. Ruzhentsev, V. A. Aristov, O. R. Minina, B. G. Golionko, 
 and G. E. Nekrasov 
 p. 1198  
Part 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Oceanology, Geography The 230Th/U Dating of Sulfide Ores in the Ocean: Methodical Possibilities, Measurement Results, and Perspectives of Application V. Yu. Kuznetsov, G. A. Cherkashev, V. E. Bel'tenev, A. Yu. Lein, F. E. Maximov, V. V. Shilov, and T. V. Stepanova p. 1202 Magmatic Sources of Quaternary Lavas in the Kuril Island Arc: New Data on Sr and Nd Isotopy Yu. A. Martynov, J.-I. Kimura, A. I. Khanchuk, A. V. Rybin, A. A. Chashchin, and A. Yu. Martynov p. 1206 Seasonal and Nonstationary Nature of European Climate Variability in the Twentieth Century I. I. Zveryaev and S. K. Gulev p. 1212 Stressed State Corresponding to the Formation of Large-Scale Brittle Failure of Rocks Yu. L. Rebetskii p. 1216 Global Seismic Symptoms of Lithosphere Instability at the Approach of the December 26, 2004, Sumatra-Andaman Megaearthquake L. L. Romashkova and V. G. Kossobokov p. 1221 Liophilization of the Surface of Monodisperse Spherical Silica Particles and Synthesis of Opal Photon-Crystalline Structures from Liophile Suspensions V. V. Serdobintseva, D. V. Kalinin, and N. V. Sobolev p. 1224 Garnet-Clinopyroxene Barometry of Crustal and Mantle Assemblages: Implication for the Estimation of Diamond Potential S. K. Simakov p. 1228 Total Failure of GPS during a Solar Flare on December 6, 2006 E. L. Afraimovich, G. A. Zherebtsov, and G. Ya. Smol'kov p. 1231 Seismic Migration by Gaussian Beams Summation M. M. Popov, N. M. Semtchenok, A. R. Verdel, and P. M. Popov p. 1236 Hydrogenation during Adiabatic Cavitation in a Hydrocarbon Medium A. M. Kudin and B. A. Rudenko p. 1240 Influence of a Solar Eclipse on Thermal Stratification and the Turbulence Regime G. I. Gorchakov, E. N. Kadygrov, A. A. Isakov, A. V. Karpov, and E. A. Miller p. 1243 Quasi-Stationary Form of the Spectrum of Intense Seismic Waves at the Surface of the Ground O. V. Pavlenko p. 1247 Accumulation Variations in Antarctica over the Last 28 Years V. M. Kotlyakov, L. N. Vasil?ev, A. B. Kachalin, M. Yu. Moskalevskii, and A. S. Tyuflin p. 1252 Natural-Climatic Changes in the Yana-Indigirka Lowland during the Terminal Kargino Time and Habitat of Late Paleolithic Man in Northern Part of East Siberia V. V. Pitul'ko, E. Yu. Pavlova, S. A. Kuz'mina, P. A. Nikol'skii, A. E. Basilyan, V. E. Tumskoi, and M. A. Anisimov p. 1256 A Deformation Method for Determining the Tsunamigenous Potential of Earthquakes G. I. Dolgikh, S. G. Dolgikh, S. N. Kovalev, V. A. Chupin, V. A. Shvets, and S. V. Yakovenko p. 1261 First Finding of Nisbite and Aurostibite in the Eastern Transbaikal Region I. A. Bryzgalov, N. N. Krivitskaya, and E. M. Spiridonov p. 1265 Hydrogen Sulfide and Other Reduced Forms of Sulfur in Oxic Waters of Lake Doroninskoe, Eastern Transbaikalia L. V. Zamana and S. V. Borzenko p. 1268 New Data on the Platinum Potential of Hydrothermal Formations in the Upper Amur Region A. V. Mel'nikov, S. M. Radomskii, V. G. Moiseenko, and V. D. Mel'nikov p. 1272 Cluster Mechanism of Formation of Micropolycrystalline Diamond Aggregates V. A. Petrovsky, S. A. Troshev, and A. E. Sukharev p. 1275 Ferroskutterudite (Fe, Co)As3: A New Mineral Species from the Dolomite-Calcite Veins of the Noril'sk Ore Field E. M. Spiridonov, Yu. D. Gritsenko, and I. M. Kulikova p. 1278 Stressed State of the Medium in the Lithosphere of the Baikal Rift Zone Based on the Data of Seismic Moments of Large Earthquakes A. V. Klyuchevskii and V. M. Dem'yanovich p. 1281 Structure of the Afar and Tanzania Plumes Based on the Regional Tomography Using ISC Data I. Yu. Koulakov p. 1287 Model Diagnostics of Variations in Methane Emissions by Wetlands in the Second Half of the 20th Century Based on Reanalysis Data I. I. Mokhov, A. V. Eliseev, and S. N. Denisov p. 1293