Transactions (Doklady) of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Earth Science Section, 2008, V 423, N9, November-December.

Part 1. Geology 
 The Origin of Patom Crater, East Siberia, 
 from Geological and Geochemical Data 
 V. S. Antipin and A. M. Fedorov 
 p. 1335  

 Influence of Aftershock Process on the Rate 
 of Seismic Gravity Denudation 
 (Example of the Chuya Earthquake in 2003) 
 R. K. Nepop and A. R. Agatova 
 p. 1340  

 Diatom Assemblages from Holocene Sediments 
 of the Kola Peninsula 
 O. S. Olyunina, E. I. Polyakova, 
 and F. A. Romanenko 
 p. 1343  

 Prospects of Bedrock Diamond-Bearing Capacity 
 of the Conjugation Zone Between the Sysol'sky 
 Anticline and Kirovsk-Kazhimsk Aulacogen, 
 North of the Volga-Urals Anteclise 
 N. V. Konanova 
 p. 1348  

 New Data on the Structure of the Southern 
 Part of the Cis-Uralian Trough 
 According to Results of Seismic Work 
 A. N. Svetlakova, V. I. Razuvaev, 
 E. N. Gorozhanina, V. N. Puchkov, 
 V. I. Dnistryanskii, V. I. Gorelikov, 
 S. M. Poberezhskii, and V. M. Gorozhanin 
 p. 1352  

 On the Submeridianal Zones of Deep Faults 
 of Northeastern Russia 
 A. A. Sidorov, A. V. Volkov, Yu. Ya. Vashchilov 
 p. 1357  

 Geomorphological Indication of the Regime 
 of Neotectonic Movements 
 A. K. Tulokhonov 
 p. 1361  

 First Data on Age of Radiolarian Assemblages 
 from Sedimentary Dikes in Suevites 
 of the Kara Impact Structure 
 V. S. Vishnevskaya and A. S. Alekseev 
 p. 1366  

 U-Pb Dating and Sm-Nd Systematics of Igneous Rocks 
 in the Ol'khon Region (Western Baikal Coast) 
 A. G. Vladimirov, S. V. Khromykh, A. S. Mekhonoshin, 
 N. I. Volkova, A. V. Travin, D. S. Yudin, and N. N. Kruk 
 p. 1372  

 Separation of Fine Gold Particles by Rivers of Denudation Regions 
 G. V. Nesterenko and V. V. Kolpakov 
 p. 1376  

 The Problem of Gravitational Redistribution Mechanisms 
 L. L. Perchuk and D. D. Van Reenen 
 p. 1379  

 The Cambrian Pre-Uralide-Timanide Orogen: Structural 
 Evidence for Its Collisional Origin 
 N. B. Kuznetsov 
 p. 1383  

 Composition of Glauconite from the Upper 
 Cretaceous Sedimentary Formation
 in Central Regions of Russia 
 N. G. Patyk-Kara, V. T. Dubinchuk, M. L. Levchenko, 
 and E. A. Andrianova 
 p. 1388  

 Metallogeny of Cratonic Terranes and Areas of "Gentle Dislocations"
 in Northeastern Russia 
 A. A. Sidorov, A. V. Volkov, and V. Yu. Alekseev 
 p. 1391  

Part 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Oceanology, Geography Thermodynamic Model of REE Leaching from Monazite by Hydrothermal Fluids G. R. Kolonin and G. P. Shironosova p. 1396   New Mineral Forms of PGE in the Black-Shale Noble Metal Mineralization of KMA, Central Russia N. M. Chernyshev, V. G. Moiseenko, and V. V. Abramov p. 1400   Structure Features of Convective Channels from Thermal Sources in Mutnovskii Volcano (South Kamchatka) Yu. A. Manshtein, S. B. Bortnikova, A. K. Manshtein, G. M. Gavrilenko, I. V. Vernikovskaya, and N. P. Sez'ko p. 1404   Millennial-Scale Climatic and Environmental Oscillations in the Sea of Okhotsk in Response to Global Changes during the Last 190 Ka S. A. Gorbarenko, N. Harada, M. I. Malakhov, Yu. P. Vasilenko,A. A. Bosin, and E. L. Gol'dberg p. 1410   Generation and Emission of Methane from Bottom Sediments of Lake Baikal S. A. Kashik and V. P. Isaev p. 1414   Influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation on Ice-Thermal Processes in Lake Baikal M. N. Shimaraev p. 1418   Numerical Simulation of a Hydrophysical Structure near the Seafloor in a Hydrothermal Venting Region M. M. Subbotina, R. E. Thomson, and M. V. Anisimov p. 1423   The Role of Magmatogene Fluid in the Formation of the Talgan Copper-Zinc-Pyritic Deposit, Southern Urals A. A. Amplieva, I. V. Vikent'yev, V. S. Karpukhina, N. S. Bortnikov p. 1427   Discovery and Investigation of a Natural Analog of Calcio-Olivine (?-Ca2SiO4) A. E. Zadov, V. M. Gazeev, N. N. Pertsev, A. G. Gurbanov, N. A. Yamnova, E. R. Gobechiya, and N. V. Chukanov p. 1431   Three-Dimensional Structure of Secondary Micas in Sedimentary Rocks: Features and Mechanisms of Formation G. A. Krinari and M. G. Khramchenkov p. 1435   Prospecting for Oil and Gas Fields on the Shelf by the Geoelectrochemical Methods of Water Layer Investigation O. F. Putikov, M. A. Holmyansky, and N. A. Kas'yankova p. 1440   Manifestations of the Nevelsk and Gornozavodsk Earthquakes of 2006-2007 in the Dynamics of Gryphon Activity of the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Gas-Water-Lithoclastic (Mud) Volcano V. V. Ershov, B. W. Levin, O. A. Mel'nikov, and A. V. Domansky p. 1443   Possible Mechanism of Horizontal Compression Stress Generation in the Earth's Crust Yu. L. Rebetsky p. 1448   Contribution of Thermal Erosion and Thermal Denudation to Coastal Retreat of the Yugorskii Peninsula A. A. Gubar'kov, M. O. Leibman, V. P. Mel'nikov, and A. V. Khomutov p. 1452   Ancient Coastlines of Eastern Kildin M. V. Mityaev, S. A. Korsun, P. P. Strelkov, and G. G. Matishov p. 1455   Regional Potassic Metasomatism and Metallogeny of Precambrian Structural-Stratigraphic Unconformity Zones (Southeastern Siberian Craton) M. V. Goroshko and Yu. F. Malyshev p. 1459   Composition, Sources, and Geodynamis of Rock Formation in the Late Riphean Bayankhongor Ophiolite Zone: Characteristics of Early Stages in the Evolution of the Paleo-Asian Ocean L. B. Terent'eva, V. P. Kovach, V. V. Yarmolyuk, V. I. Kovalenko, and A. M. Kozlovsky p. 1462   Rare Earth Elements as Indicators of the Tectonic Activity of the Basement (with Reference to the Voronezh Anteclise) V. A. Shatrov, V. I. Sirotin, G. V. Voitsekhovsky, and E. E. Belyavtseva p. 1467   Genesis and Problems of Environmental and Commercial Use of Trace Elements of Caustobioliths M. Ya. Shpirt and S. A. Punanova p. 1469   Synoptic-Scale Cyclonic Vortices and Possible Transport of Fine Particles from the Troposphere into the Stratosphere Yu. N. Besedina and S. I. Popel p. 1475   The Structure of the Tectonosphere of the Urals and West Siberian Platform by Electromagnetic Data A. G. D'yakonova, K. S. Ivanov, O. V. Surina, P. F. Astaf'ev, V. S. Vishnev, and A. D. Konoplin p. 1479   Seasonal Variations in the Atmospheric Temperature Response (30-100 km) to Solar Activity for Equatorial and Polar Latitudes A. I. Semenov p. 1483   Iron in the Kaolinites from Kaolin and Bauxite Weathering Crusts after Granites: EPR Data N. S. Bortnikov, R. M. Mineeva, V. M. Novikov, B. F. Gorbachev, and A. V. Speransky p. 1488   Experimental Data on Gold Solubility in Low-Density Hydrothermal Fluids I. V. Zakirov, T. P. Dadze, N. G. Sretenskaya, and G. A. Kashirtseva p. 1492   Sm-Nd Isotopic Systematics of Precambrian Metapelites from the Yenisei Range and Age Variations of Their Provenances A. D. Nozhkin, O. M. Turkina, A. V. Maslov, N. V. Dmitrieva, V. P. Kovach, and Yu. L. Ronkin p. 1495   Nonautonomous Nanophase on a Hydrothermal Pyrite Surface and Its Geochemical Significance V. L. Tauson, D. N. Babkin, S. V. Lipko, R. G. Kravtsova, V. I. Grebenshchikova, and E. E. Lustenberg p. 1501   Geodynamics of the Sichuan Earthquake Region in May 12, 2008 Yu. G. Gatinsky, D. V. Rundquist, G. L. Vladova, and T. V. Prokhorova p. 1507   Endogenous Activity of the Earth and Decompression Model of Seismic Noise I. L. Gufeld, V. A. Gavrilov, A. V. Korol'kov, and O. N. Novoselov p. 1510   Transformation of Seismoacoustic Energy into Hydroacoustic G. I. Dolgikh, G. N. Batyushin, S. G. Dolgikh, V. P. Dzyuba, and V. A. Chupin p. 1514   Recent Arctic Sea-Ice Ecosystem: Dynamics and Forecast I. A. Mel'nikov p. 1516   Verification of the Heterotrophic-Photoautotrophic Index in Sevastopol Bay, Black Sea A. S. Lopukhin, J. G. Wilson, I. V. Sysoeva, Ju. V. Bryantseva, O. A. Ryl'kova, R. B. Kemp p. 1520   Author Index to Volumes 418-423A, 2008 p. 1525 Contents of Volumes 418-423A, 2008 p. 1534