Recent and Selected Publications by Kenneth L. Finger

2013    Finger, K.L.   Miocene foraminifera from the south-central coast of Chile. Micropaleontology, 59(4-5): 341-492.  [open pdf ]

2013    Finger, K.L.   California foraminiferal micropaleontology. In: Bowden, A., Gregory, F.J., and Henderson, A.S. (eds.), Landmarks in foraminiferal micropalaeontology: history and development. The Micropalaeontological Society, Special Publication. Geological Society, London, p. 125-144, + 3 appendices (Geological Society Supplementary Publication No. SUP18638;  [open pdf ]

2013    Finger, K.L., Encinas, A., and Nielsen, S.N.   Comment on ‘Evidence for an Early-Middle Miocene age of the Navidad Formation (central Chile): Paleontological, paleoclimatic and tectonic implications’ of Gutiérrez et al. (2013, Andean Geology 40(1): 66-78): Andean Geology 40(3), p. 571-579.  [open pdf ]

2013    Encinas, A., Zambrano, P.A., Finger, K.L., Valencia, V., Buatois, L.A, and Duhart, P.   Implications of deep-marine Miocene deposits on the evolution of the North Patagonian Andes. Journal of Geology, v. 121(3), p. 215-238.  [open pdf ]

2013    Peterson, D.E., Finger, K.L., Iepure, S., Mariani, S., Montanari, A., and Namiotko T.   Ostracod assemblages in the Frasassi caves, the adjacent sulfidic spring, and the Sentino River in the northeastern Apennines of Italy. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, v. 71, p. 11-27.  [open pdf ]

2012    Encinas, A., Finger, K.L., and Buatois, L.A.   Major forearc subsidence and deep-marine Miocene sedimentation in the present Coastal Cordillera and Longitudinal Depression of south-central Chile (38°30'S-41°45'S). GSA Bulletin, v. 124 (7-8), p. 1262-1277.  [open pdf ]

2011    Lipps, J.H., Finger, K.L., and Walker, S.E.   What should we call the Foraminifera? Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 41, p. 309-313.  [open pdf ]

2010   Encinas, A., Fourtanier, E., Finger, K.L., Buatois, L.A., Le Roux, J.P.   Stratigraphic implications of latest Middle Miocene to earliest Late Miocene diatoms in the Navidad Formation at Lo Abarca, central Chile (33°30'S). Ameghiniana, v. 47, no. 4. p. 527-533.  [open pdf]

2009    Finger, K.L., and Encinas, A.   Recognition and implications of globigerinathekids (Eocene planktic foraminifera) in coal-bearing successions of the forearc of south-central Chile (37°45'-41°50'S). Ameghiniana, v. 46, no. 2, p. 437-442.  [open pdf ]

2008    Finger, K.L., Flenniken, M.M., and Lipps, J.H.   Foraminifera used in the construction of Miocene polychaete tubes, Monterey Formation, California, USA. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 38, no. 4, p. 277-291.  [open pdf]

2008    Encinas, A., Buatois, L.A., and Finger, K.L.   Encinas, A., Buatois, L.A., and Finger, K.L., Paleoecological and paleoenvironmental implications of a high-density Chondrites association in slope depositis of the Neogene Santo Domingo Formation, Valdivia, south-central Chile. Ameghiniana, v. 45, no. 1, p. 225-231.  [open pdf]

2008    Encinas, A., Finger, K.L., Nielsen, S.N., Lavenu, A., Buatois, L.A., Peterson, D.E., and Le Roux, J.P.   Rapid and major coastal subsidence during the Late Miocene in south-central Chile. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 25, p. 157-175.  [open pdf]

2007    Finger, K.L., Nielsen, S.N., DeVries, T.J., Encinas, A., and Peterson, D.E.   Paleontologic evidence for sedimentary displacement in Neogene forearc basins of central Chile. Palaios, v. 21, no. 1, p. 3-16.  [open pdf]

2006    Encinas, A., Hervé, F., Villa-Martínez, R., Nielsen, S.N., Finger, K.L., and Peterson, D.E.   Discovery of a Holocene marine layer in Algarrobo (33°22'S), central Chile. Revista Geológica de Chile, v. 33, no. 2, p. 339-345.  [open pdf]

2006    Encinas, A., Le Roux, J.P., Buatois, L.A., Nielsen, S.N., Finger, K.L., Fourtanier, E., and Lavenu, A.   Nuevo esquema estratigráfico para los depósitos marinos mio-pliocenos del área de Navidad (33°00'-34°30'S), Chile central. Revista Geológica de Chile, v. 33, no. 2, p. 221-246.  [open pdf ]

2001    Buckeridge, J.S. and Finger, K.L.   First record of a fossil verrucid barnacle in California: Verruca digitali sp. nov. (Cirripedia: Thoracia), from the Late Miocene. Journal of Crustacean Biology, v. 21, no. 2, p. 443-449.  [open pdf]

1995    Finger, K.L.   Recognition of middle Miocene foraminifers in highly indurated rocks of the Monterey Formation, coastal Santa Maria Province. USGS Bulletin 1995-L, 30 p. + 46 pls.

1992    Finger, K.L., and Drugg, W.S.   Microfossils as indicators of deltaic subenvironments, Minas Field, central Sumatra. Indonesian Petroleum Association, Proceedings Twenty-First Annual Meeting, October 6-8, 1992, Jakarta, p. 225-237.

1992    Finger, K.L.   Atlas of Miocene Foraminifera from the Monterey and Modelo Formations, Central and Southern California. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication No. 29, 179 p., 24 figs., 15 tbls., 39 pls.

1991    DePaolo, D.J., and Finger, K.L.   High resolution strontium isotope stratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Miocene Monterey Formation, central California. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 103, no. 1, p. 112-124.

1990    Finger, K.L.   Atlas of California Neogene Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication No. 28, 271 p, 2 text-figs., 2 tbls., 128 pls.

1990    Finger, K.L., Weaver, J.C.B., Lipps, J.H., and Miller, P.L.   Biostratigraphy and depositional paleoenvironments of calcareous microfossils in the lower Monterey Formation (Miocene), Graves Creek area, central California. Micropaleontology, v. 36, no. 1, p. 1-55, 5 text-figs., 3 tables, 15 pls.  [open pdf]

1988    Finger, K.L.   Depositional paleoecology of Miocene ostracodes from the Monterey Formation, Laguna Hills, southern California. In: Hanai, T., Ikeya, N., and Ishizaki, K. eds., Evolutionary Biology of Ostracoda, its Fundamentals and Applications. Kodansha/Elsevier, p. 1101-1111, 4 text- figs., 2 pls.

1986    Finger, K.L., Armstrong, G.L., Marolt, R.E., and Haman, D.   Test ultrastructure of the problematic microfossil Bicornifera lagaaji Keij from the U.S. Gulf Coastal Plain Oligocene. Revista Española de Micropaleontologia, vol. 18, no. 3, p. 349-352.

1986    Huddleston, R.W., Finger, K. L., and Kirwan, K.N.  A fossil holothurian sclerite from the lower Rincon Formation (Oligo-Miocene) of California. Geoscience Journal, vol. 7, no. 1, p. 53-56, 1 pl.

1986    Finger, K.L., and Gaponoff, S.L.   Chilostomina pustulosa, n. gen., n. sp. (Chilostomininae, n. subfam., Foraminiferida), from bathyal deposits of the Miocene Monterey Formation, California. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, vol. 16, no. 1, p. 36-42, 2 text-figs., 3 pls.

1984    Finger, K.L., and Armstrong, G. L.   A technique to obtain multiple orientations of foraminifers in thin section. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, vol. 14, no. 4, p. 309-313, 3 pls.

1984    Haman, D., Finger, K.L., and Huddleston, R.W.   Test morphology of the microproblematic taxon Bicornifera lagaaji Keij 1977 (Oligocene, Gulf Coast, U.S.A.). Micropaleontology, vol. 30, no. 3, p. 311-318, 3 pls.  [open pdf]

1984    Finger, K.L.   On Hamanella implexa. A Stereo Atlas of Ostracod Shells, vol. 11, pt. 5, p. 17-20, 2 pls., 1 text-fig.

1983    Finger, K. L.   Observations on the Lower Cretaceous ostracode zone of Alberta. Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, vol. 31, no. 4 (Dec. 1983), p. 326-337. 2 pls., 3 text-figs., 1 table.

1983    Finger, K.L.   Ostracoda from the lower Rincon Formation (Oligo-Miocene) of southern California. Micropaleontology, vol. 29, no. 1, p. 78-109, 10 pls., 5 text-figs.  [open pdf]

1982    Finger, K.L.   Index to the Quaternary benthic Foraminifera recorded from offshore areas in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, vol. 12, no. 2, p. 151-178, 1 text-fig.

1981    Haman, D., Finger, K.L., and Huddleston, R.W.   Bicornifera Lindenberg, 1965 emend. Keij, 1969 (Microproblematica) from the type Byram Marl (Oligocene), Mississippi. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 94, no. 3, p. 696-698, 1 pl.

1981    Finger, K.L., and Lipps, J.H.  Foraminiferal decimation and repopulation in an active volcanic caldera, Deception Island, Antarctica. Micropaleontology, vol. 27, no. 2, p. 111-139, 4 pls., 23 text-figs., 2 tables.  [open pdf]

1981    Finger, K.L.   Faunal reference list for Gulf of Mexico deep-water foraminifers recorded by Pflum and Frerichs in 1976. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, vol. 11, no. 3, p. 241-251.

1981    Welton, B.J., and Finger, K.L.   Geology and paleontology of the West Coyote Oil Field. In: Woyski, M.S., ed., Tour and field guide to petroleum research and production facilities, the geology of the eastern Puente Hills, northeastern Los Angeles Basin, and the coastal geomorphology of southwestern Orange County, California. National Association of Geology Teachers, Far Western Section, April, 1981, p. 14-18, 1 text-fig.

1978    Finger, K.L.   Problèmes relatifs a la dètection des foraminifères vivants et test pur justifier l'analyses d'un biofaciès basé sur les populations dans leur totalité. Revue de Micropaléontologie, vol. 21, no. 3, p. 119-122, 1 text-fig.

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