Russell F. Burmester, Research Associate
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1974

Research Interests:

Application of paleomagnetism to the study of tectonic processes. Tectonics and stratigraphy of the Belt Supergroup. Paleomagnetism and tectonic history of the American Cordillera.

Tel: (360) 650-3654

E-mail: russb (add @wwu.edu)

Publications last few decades

Burmester, R.F., R.S. Lewis, K.L. Othberg, L.R. Stanford, J.D. Lonn, and M.D. McFaddan, 2016, Geologic map of the western part of the Salmon 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, Idaho and Montana: Idaho Geological Survey Geologic Map, GM-52, scale 1:75,000.

Burmester, R.F., J.D. Lonn, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2016, Stratigraphy of the Lemhi sub basin of the Belt Supergroup, in MacLean, J.S., and Sears, J.W., Belt Basin: Window to Mesoproterozoic Earth, GSA Special Paper 522, p. 121-137. doi:10.1130/2016.2522(05)

Lonn, J.D., R.F. Burmester, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2016, Giant folds and complex faults in Mesoproterozoic Lemhi strata of the Belt Supergroup, northern Beaverhead Mountains, Montana and Idaho, in MacLean, J.S., and Sears, J.W., Belt Basin: Window to Mesoproterozoic Earth, GSA Special Paper 522, p. 139-162. doi:10.1130/2016.2522(06)

Burmester, R.F., R.S. Lewis, J.D. Lonn, and M.D. McFaddan, 2015, The Hoodoo is the Swauger and other heresies: Lemhi subbasin correlations and structures, East-Central Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 44, p. 1-19.

Breckenridge, R.M., R.F. Burmester, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2014, Geologic Map of the East Half of the Bonners Ferry 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangle, Idaho and Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-173.

Lewis, R.S., K.L. Othberg, L.R. Stanford, R.F. Burmester, J.D. Lonn, D.E. Stewart, and E.D. Stewart, 2014, Geologic Map of the Sal Mountain Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-170.

Lewis, R.S., K.L. Othberg, M.D. McFaddan, R.F. Burmester, D.E. Stewart, L.R. Stanford, and E.D. Stewart, 2013, Geologic Map of the Williams Lake Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-162.

Lonn, J.D., K.L. Othberg, R.S. Lewis, R.F. Burmester, L.R. Stanford, and D.E. Stewart, 2013, Geologic Map of the North Fork Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-160.

Breckenridge, R.M., R.S. Lewis, R.F. Burmester, and M.D. McFaddan, 2013, Geologic Map of the Farnham Peak Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-158.

Burmester, R.F., and K.L. Othberg, 2013, Paleomagnetism of a Challis andesite in a landslide damming Williams Lake, Idaho, reveals more than meets the eye: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 311-322.

Lewis, R.S., K.L. Othberg, R.F. Burmester, L.R. Stanford, and M.D. McFaddan, 2013, Challis volcanics, younger strata, and landslides in the Williams Laker area near Salmon, Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 343-352.

Lewis, R.S., and R.F. Burmester, 2013, The Salmon basin detachment fault in the Wimpey Creek area, east-central Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 337-342.

Schmidt, K.L., R.S. Lewis, and R.F. Burmester, 2013, Into the River of No Return corridor: Mesoproterozoic rocks along the Salmon River from North Fork to Corn Creek, east-central Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 215-228.

Lonn, J.D., R.S. Lewis, and R.F. Burmester, 2013, Geologic field guide to the Freeman Creek area near Salmon, Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 187-197.

Lonn, J.D., R.S. Lewis, R.F. Burmester, and M.D. McFaddan, 2013, Structural geology of the northern Beaverhead Mountains, Montana and Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 111-130.

Burmester, R.F., J.D. Lonn, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2013, Toward a Grand Unified Theory for Stratigraphy of the Lemhi Subbasin of the Belt Supergroup: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 1-19.

Lonn, J.D, L.R. Stanford, M.D. McFaddan, R.S. Lewis, and R.F. Burmester, 2013, Geologic map of the Jumbo Mountain 7.5' quadrangle, Beaverhead County, Montana and Lemhi County, Idaho, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology: Open-File Report, MBMG 634, 1 sheet.

Lewis, R.S., K.L. Othberg, R.F. Burmester, L.R. Stanford, M.D. McFaddan, and J.D Lonn, 2012, Geologic Map of the Salmon Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-154.

Burmester, R.F., R.S. Lewis, K.L. Othberg, L.R. Stanford M.D. McFaddan, and J.D Lonn, 2012, Geologic Map of the Bird Creek Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-153.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan, R.S. Lewis, and J.D., Lonn, 2012, Geologic Map of the Canuck Peak Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho, and Lincoln County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-151.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan, R.S. Lewis, and J.D., Lonn, 2012, Geologic Map of the Line Point Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho, and Lincoln County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-150.

Burmester, R.F., M.D. McFaddan, R.M. Breckenridge, R.S. Lewis, and J.D., Lonn, 2012, Geologic Map of the Leonia Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho, and Lincoln County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-149.

Breckenridge, R.M., R.F.Burmester, R.S. Lewis, M.D. McFaddan, and J.D. Lonn, 2012, Geologic Map of the Curley Creek Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho, and Lincoln County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-148.

Jovane, L., E. Yokoyama, T. Seda, R. F. Burmester, R. I.F. Trindade, and B. A. Housen, 2011, Rock magnetism of hematitic "bombs" from Araguainha Impact Structure, Brazil: Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., doi:10.1029/2011GC003758, v. 12, issue 12.

Lonn, J.D, R.F. Burmester, M.D. McFaddan, and R.S. Lewis, 2011, Geologic map of the Selway Mountain 7.5' quadrangle, Beaverhead County, Montana, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology: Open-File Report, MBMG 598, 1 sheet.

Othberg, K.L., R.S.Lewis, L.R. Stanford, R.F. Burmester, and M.D. McFaddan, 2011, Geologic Map of the Baker Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-141.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2011, Geologic Map of the Eastport Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-140.

Breckenridge, R.M., R.F.Burmester, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2011, Geologic Map of the Copeland Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-139.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2011, Geologic Map of the Hall Mountain Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-138.

Lewis, R.S., K.L. Othberg, L.R. Stanford, R.F. Burmester, J.D Lonn, and M.D. McFaddan, 2011, Geologic Map of the Goldstone Mountain Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho, and Beaverhead County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-134.

Burmester, R.F., R.S. Lewis, K.L. Othberg, J.D Lonn, L.R. Stanford and M.D. McFaddan, 2011, Geologic Map of the Badger Spring Gulch Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-132.

Dunham, R.E., J.G. Crider, R.F. Burmester, E.R. Schermer, and B.A Housen, 2011, Geometry, microstructures, and magnetic fabrics of kink bands in the Darrington Phyllite, northwestern Washington, USA: Processes within fixed-hinge kinking: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 33, p. 1627-1638, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2011.08.010.

Burmester, R.F., and R.S. Lewis, 2011, A case for post-100 Ma fault block tilting of a Cretaceous laccolith, Bonner County, Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 40, p. 27-36.

Lewis, R.S., J.D. Vervoort, R.F. Burmester, and P.J. Oswald, 2010, Detrital zircon analysis of Mesoproterozoic and Neoproterozoic metasedimentary rocks of north-central Idaho: implications for development of the Belt-Purcell basin: Canadian Journal Earth Sciences, v. 47, no. 11, p. 1383-1404, doi:10.139/E10-049.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan, and R.S. Lewis, 2010, Geologic Map of the Meadow Creek Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-120.

Breckenridge, R.M., R.F. Burmester, and R.S. Lewis, 2010, Geologic Map of the Ritz Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-119.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan, and R.S. Lewis, 2010, Geologic Map of the Moyie Springs Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-118.

Lonn, J.D, L.R. Stanford, R.F. Burmester, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2009, Geologic Map of the Goldstone Pass Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho, and Beaverhead County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-114.

Lewis, R.S., K.L. Othberg, R.F. Burmester, J.D Lonn, L.R. Stanford, and M.D. McFaddan, 2009, Geologic Map of the Bohannon Spring Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho, and Beaverhead County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-113.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, L.R. Stanford, J.D Lonn, M.D. McFaddan, and K.L. Othberg, 2009, Geologic Map of the Kitty Creek Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho, and Beaverhead County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-112.

McFaddan, M.D., R.M. Breckenridge, R.F. Burmester, and R.S. Lewis, 2009, Geologic Map of the Naples Quadrangle, Boundary and Bonner Counties, Idaho, Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-109.

Breckenridge, R.M., R.F. Burmester, M.D. McFaddan, and R.S. Lewis, 2009, Geologic Map of the Bonners Ferry Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-108.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, R.S. Lewis, and M.D. McFaddan, 2009, Geologic Map of the Moravia Quadrangle, Boundary County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-107.

Dragovich, J.D., R.F. Burmester and R.S. Lewis, 2009, Structure and metamorphism of the Elk City area, north-central Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Technical Report, T-09-1, 36 p.

Lonn, J.D, R.S. Lewis, R.F. Burmester, and L.R. Stanford, 2008, Geologic Map of the Homer Youngs Peak Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho, and Beaverhead County, Montana: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-95.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan and W.M. Phillips, 2008, Preliminary Geologic Map of the Sandpoint 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangle, Idaho and Montana, and the Idaho Part of the Chewelah 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangle: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-94.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, J.D. Kauffman, R.M. Breckenridge, K.L. Schmidt, M.D. McFaddan and P.E. Meyers, 2007, Geologic Map of the Kooskia 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangle, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-93.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, M.D. McFaddan, J.D. Kauffman, P.T. Doughty, W.L. Oakley and T.P. Frost, 2007, Geologic Map of the Headquarters 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangle, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-92.

Burmester, R.F., R.S. Lewis, M.D. McFaddan, R.M. Breckenridge, D.M. Miller and F.K. Miller, 2007, Geologic Map of the Cocolalla Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-91.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, R.M. Breckenridge, 2007, Geologic Map of the Elmira Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-90.

Lewis, R.S., S.E. Box, R.M. Breckenridge, R.F. Burmester and M.D. McFaddan, 2007, Geologic Map of the Colburn Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-89.

Lewis, R.S., M.D. McFaddan, R.M. Breckenridge and R.F. Burmester, 2007, Geologic Map of the Oden Bay Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-88.

Lewis, R.S., J.D. Vervoort, R.F. Burmester, W.C. McClelland, and Z. Chang, 2007, Geochronological constraints on Mesoproterozoic and Neoproterozoic(?) high-grade metasedimentary rocks of north-central Idaho, in Link, P.K., and R.S. Lewis, eds., Proterozoic Geology of western North America and Siberia: SEPM Special Publication 86, p. 37-53.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, R.M. Breckenridge, S.E. Box and M.D. McFaddan, 2006, Geologic Map of the Sandpoint Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-76.

Burmester, R.F., M.D. McFaddan, R.M. Breckenridge and R.S. Lewis, 2006, Geologic Map of the Talache Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-75.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan, F.K. Miller and D.M Miller, 2006, Geologic Map of the Sagle Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-74.

Lewis, R.S., J.D. Kauffman, K.L. Schmidt and R.F. Burmester, 2005, Geologic map of the Sixmile Creek quadrangle, Clearwater, Idaho and Lewis counties, Idaho: GM43.

McFaddan, M.D., R.M. Breckenridge, R.F. Burmester and R.S. Lewis, 2006, Geologic Map of the Cabinet Quadrangle, Bonner and Shoshone Counties, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-60.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan and R.S. Lewis, 2006, Geologic Map of the Derr Point Quadrangle, Bonner and Shoshone Counties, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-59.

Lewis, R.S., R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan and R.F. Burmester, 2006, Geologic Map of the Trout Peak Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-58.

Lewis, R.S., J.H. Bush, R.F. Burmester, J.D. Kauffman, D.L. Garwood, P.E. Myers and K.L. Othberg, 2005, Geologic map of the Potlatch 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, Idaho: GM41.

Kauffman, J.D., G.F. Davidson, R.S. Lewis, and R.F. Burmester, 2005, Geologic map of the Orofino West quadrangle, Clearwater, Lewis, and Nez Perce counties, Idaho: GM40.

Lewis, R.S., J.D. Kauffman, G.F. Davidson and R.F. Burmester, 2005, Geologic map of the Orofino East quadrangle, Clearwater and Lewis counties, Idaho: GM39.

Kauffman, J.D., G.F. Davidson, R.S. Lewis and R.F. Burmester, 2005, Geologic map of the Peck quadrangle, Clearwater, Lewis, and Nez Perce counties, Idaho: GM38.

Lewis, R.S., J.D. Kauffman, R.F. Burmester J.H. Bush, and D.L. Garwood, 2005, Geologic map of the Rudo Quadrangle, Clearwater County, Idaho: GM37.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, R.S. Lewis and M.D. McFaddan, 2004, Geologic Map of the Hope Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-26.

Burmester, R.F., R. M. Breckenridge, R.S. Lewis and M.D. McFaddan, 2004, Geologic Map of the Clark Fork Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-25.

Burmester, R.F., R.M. Breckenridge, R.S. Lewis and M.D. McFaddan, 2004, Geologic Map of the Scotchman Peak Quadrangle, Bonner County, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Web Map, DWM-24.

Miller, F.K., and R.F. Burmester, 2004, Digital geologic map of the Bonners Ferry 30’ x 60’ quadrangle, Idaho and Montana: U.S. Geological Survey, Report MF-2426;, 31 pp., 1 sheet. /

Burmester, R.F., and R.S. Lewis, 2003, Counterclockwise rotation of the Packsaddle syncline is consistent with regional sinistral transpression across north-central Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 32, p. 147-159.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester and M.D. McFaddan, 2003, Progress in mapping the Belt Supergroup in Idaho, 1997-2003: Northwest Geology, v. 32, p. 160-166.

Fawcett, T.C., R.F. Burmester, B.A. Housen and I. Alexander, 2003, Tectonic implications of magnetic fabrics and remanence in the Cooper Mountain pluton, North Cascade Mountains, Washington: Canadian Journal Earth Sciences, v. 40, no. 10, p. 1335-1356.

Housen, B.A., M.E. Beck, Jr., R.F. Burmester, T. Fawcett, G. Petro, R. Sargent, K. Addis, K. Curtis, J. Ladd, N. Liner, B. Molitor, T. Montgomery, I. Mynatt, B. Palmer, D. Tucker and I. White, 2003, Paleomagnetism of the Mount Stuart batholith revisted again: what has been learned since 1972?: Amer. J. Science, v. 303, n.4, p. 263-299.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F. Burmester and B.A. Housen, 2003, The red bed controversy revisited: shape analysis of Colorado Plateau units suggests long magnetization times: Tectonophysics, v. 362, n. 1-4, p. 335-344.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, R.M. Breckenridge, M.D. McFaddan and J.D. Kauffman, 2002, Geologic map of the Coeur d’Alene 30' x 60' quadrangle, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Geologic Map Series, GM-33, scale 1:100,000.

McFaddan, M.D., R.S. Lewis and R.F. Burmester, 2001, Road log to the Belt Supergroup along the north fork to the Coeur d'Alene River, northern Idaho: Northwest Geology, v. 30, p. 67-78.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F., Burmester, D.P. Kondopoulou and A. Atzemoglou, 2001, The paleomagnetism of Lesbos, NE Aegean, and the eastern Mediterranean inclination anomaly: Geophysical Journal International, v. 145, n. 1, p. 233-245.

Beck, M., R. Burmester and D. Kondopoulou, 2001, The old ways worked: EOS, Trans. AGU, 82, 54, 59.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, J.D. Kauffman and T.P. Frost, 2001, Digital geologic map of the St. Maries 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, Idaho: Idaho Geologic Survey Digital Geologic Map GM-28, scale 1:100,000.

Beck, M., Jr., R. Burmester, J. Cembano, R. Drake, A. Garcia, F. Herve and F. Munizaga, 2000, Paleomagnetism of the Northern Patagonian batholith, southern Chile. An exercise in shape analysis: Tectonophysics, v. 326, n. 1-2, p. 185-202.

Burmester, R.F., M.C. Blake, Jr. and D.C. Engebretson, 2000, Remagnetization during Cretaceous normal superchron in eastern San Juan Islands, WA: implications for tectonic history: Tectonophysics, v. 326, n. 1-2, p. 73-92.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, M.D. McFaddan, P.D. Derkey and J.R. Oblad, 1999, Digital geologic map of the Wallace 1:100,000 quadrangle, Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-0390, scale 1:100,000, 46p. http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of99-390/

Miller, F.K., R.F. Burmester, R E. Powell, D.M. Miller and P.D.Derkey, 1999, Digital geologic map of the Sandpoint 1- by 2-degree quadrangle, Washington, Idaho, and Montana: USGS Open-File Report 99-0144.

Speed, R.C., R.F. Burmester and M.E. Beck, Jr., 1998, Paleomagnetic results from Mayreau, West Indies, rule out large tectonic rotations since the Eocene: in W. Ali, A. Paul, and V. Young-On, (eds.) Transactions, 14th Caribbean Geological Conference, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, July 1995, v. 2, p. 489-505.

Burmester, R.F., M.E. Beck, Jr. and R.C. Speed, 1998, Paleomagnetic data from Mustique, West Indies suggest counterclockwise rotation in pre-late Miocene rocks: in W. Ali, A. Paul, and V. Young-On, (eds.) Transactions, 14th Caribbean Geological Conference, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, July 1995, v. 2, p. 506-518.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester and E.H. Bennett, 1998, Belt and non-Belt metasedimentary rocks in the vicinity of the Bitterroot lobe of the Idaho batholith and their tectonic significance: in R. B. Berg, ed., Belt Symposium III, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 112, p. 130-144.

Burmester, R.F., R.S. Lewis and E.H. Bennett, 1998, Belt rocks north of the Bitterroot Lobe of the Idaho batholith: The southwest basin margin?: in R. B. Berg, ed., Belt Symposium III, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 112, p. 145-156.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F. Burmester and B.C. Steele, 1998, Paleomagnetism of probably remagnetized late Mesozoic volcanic rocks near Lago Verde, Aisen, southern Chile: Revista Geologica de Chile, v. 25, n. 2, p. 153-163.

Speed, R.C., R.F. Burmester and M.E. Beck, Jr., 1997, Paleomagnetism of Eocene basalts of Mayreau, West Indies: implications for contrasts in tectonic rotation in the southeastern Caribbean: International Geology Review, v. 39, n. 1, p. 82-95.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F. Burmester and P.O. Furlong, 1997, Paleomagnetism of Miocene volcanic rocks near Mount Rainier and the paleomagnetic record of Cenozoic tectonism in the Washington Cascades: Washington Geology, v. 25, p. 8-14.

Burmester, R.F., M.E. Beck, Jr., R.C. Speed and A.W. Snoke, 1996, A preliminary paleomagnetic pole for mid-Cretaceous rocks from Tobago: further evidence for large clockwise rotations in the Caribbean-South American plate boundary zone: Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. v. 139, n. 1-2, p. 79-90.

Schmidt, K.L., R.S. Lewis, R.F. Burmester and R.A. Lang, 1994, Reconnaissance Geologic Map of the Shoup and Horse Creek Area, Lemhi County, Idaho: Idaho Geological Survey Technical Report, T-94-3, 1:50,000, 15 p.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.R. Burmester, R.E. Drake and P.D Riley, 1994, A tale of two continents: some tectonic contrasts between the central Andes and the North Amereican Cordillera, as illustrated by their paleomagnetic signatures: Tectonics, v. 13, n. 1, p. 215-224.

Rojas, C., M.E. Beck, Jr., R.F. Burmester, J. Cembrano and F. Hervé, 1994, Paleomagnetism of the Mid Tertiary Ayacara Formation, southern Chile: counterclockwise rotation in a dextral shear zone: Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 7, n. 1, p. 45-56.

Riley, P.D., M.E. Beck, Jr., R.F. Burmester, C. Mpodozis and A. Garcia, 1993, Paleomagnetic evidence of vertical axis block rotations from the Mesozoic of northern Chile, Jour. Geophys. Res., B, v. 98, n. 5, p. 8321-8333.

Warnock, A.C., R.F. Burmester and D.C. Engebretson, 1993, Paleomagnetism and tectonics of the Crescent Formation, northern Olympic Mountains, Washington, Jour. Geophys. Res., v. 98, n. 7, p. 11,729-11,741.

Cembrano, J., M.E. Beck, Jr., R.F. Burmester, C. Rojas, A. Garcia and F. Herve, 1992, Paleomagnetism of Lower Cretaceous rocks from east of the Liquine-Ofqui fault zone, southern Chile: evidence of small, in-situ clockwise rotations, Earth Planet. Sci. Letters, v. 113. n. 4, p. 539-551.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, M.D. McFaddan, B.A. Eversmeyer, C.A. Wallace and E.H. Bennett, 1992, Geologic map of the upper North Fork of the Clearwater River drainage, northern Idaho: Idaho Geological Survey Geologic Map Series, , GM-20, scale 1:100,000.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, R.W. Reynolds, E.H. Bennett, P.E. Myers and R.R. Reid, 1992, Geologic map of the Lochsa River area, northern Idaho: Idaho Geological Survey Geological Map Series, , GM-19, scale 1:100,000.

Babcock, R.S., D.C. Engebretson, R.F. Burmester, A.C. Warnock and K.P. Clark, 1992, A rifted margin origin for the Crescent basalts and related rocks in the northern Coast Range volcanic province, Washington and British Columbia, J. Geophys. Res., v. 97, p. 6799-6821.

Brown, E.H., and R.F. Burmester, 1991, Metamorphic evidence for tilt of the Spuzzum pluton: diminished basis for the "Baja British Columbia" concept, Tectonics, v. 10, n. 5, p. 978-985.

Butler, R.F., F. Herve, F. Munizaga, M.E. Beck, Jr., R.F. Burmester and E.S. Oviedo, 1991, Paleomagnetism of the Patagonian Plateau basalts, Southern Chile and Argentina, J. Geophys. Res., v. 96, n. 4, p. 6023-6034.

Beck, M.E., Jr., A. Garcia R., R.F. Burmester, F. Munizaga H., F. Herve A. and R.E. Drake, 1991, Paleomagnetism and geochronology of late Paleozoic granitic rocks from the Lake District of southern Chile: implications for accretionary tectonics, Geology, v. 19, n. 4, p. 332-335.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F. Burmester, A. Garcia and S. Rivano, 1990, Paleomagnetic results from Cretaceous rocks in the Llaillay - San Felipe - Putaendo region: implications for block rotations in the Andean forearc, Revista Geologica de Chile, v. 17, n. 2, p. 115-130.

Burmester, R.F., J. Dragovich and R.S. Lewis, 1990, Preliminary geologic map of the Red River Hot Springs-Elk City area, Idaho County, Idaho, Idaho Geological Survey Technical Report 90-3, 4 p., 1 sheet.

Lewis, R.S., R.F. Burmester, E.H. Bennett and D.L. White, 1990, Preliminary geologic map of the Elk City region, Idaho County, Idaho, Idaho Geological Survey Technical Report 90-2, Idaho Geological Survey Press, Moscow.

Burmester, R.F., D.R. Bazard and M.E. Beck, Jr., 1990, Post folding remagnetization that passes the fold test, Geophysical Journal Int., v. 102, n. 2, p. 455-463.

Bazard, D.R., R.F. Burmester, M.E. Beck, Jr., J.L. Granirer and C.G. Schwarz, 1990, Paleomagnetism of the Methow region, north-central Washington: structural application of paleomagnetic data in a complexly deformed, variably remagnetized terrane, Canadian Journal Earth Sciences, v. 27, n. 3, p. 330-343.

Skalbeck, J.D., R.F. Burmester, M.E. Beck, Jr. and R.C. Speed, 1989, Paleomagnetism of the Late Permian-Early Triassic Koipato Volcanics, Nevada: implications for latitudinal displacement, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 95, n. 3-4, p. 403-410.

Garcia, A.R., M.E. Beck, Jr., R.F. Burmester, F. Munizaga and F. Herve, 1988, Paleomagnetic reconnaissance of the Region de Los Lagos, southern Chile, and its tectonic implications, Revista Geologica de Chile, v. 15, n. 1, p. 13-30.

Schmierer, K., and R.F. Burmester, Paleomagnetic results from the Cambro-Ordovician Bowers Supergroup, northern Victoria Land, Antarctica, in Geologic Investigations in northern Victoria Land, E. Stump, ed., Amer. Geophys. Union Antarctic Research Series, v. 46, p. 69-90, 1986.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F. Burmester, D.E. Craig, C.S. Gromme and R.E. Wells, 1986, Paleomagnetism of middle Tertiary volcanic rocks from the Western Cascade Series, Northern California, Journal of Geophysical Research. B, v. 91, n. 8, p. 8219-8230.

Burmester, R.F., l986, Preliminary geologic map of the Leonia area, Idaho and Montana, U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-0554, 13 p.

Granirer, J.L., R.F. Burmester and M.E. Beck, Jr., 1986, Cretaceous paleomagnetism of the Methow-Pasayten belt, Washington, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 13, n. 8, p. 733-736.

Burmester, R.F., 1985, Preliminary geologic map of the Eastport area, Idaho and Montana, U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-0517, 10p.

Burmester, R.F., and J.K. Anderson, l984, Did Northern Victoria Land collide with East Antarctica in the Cretaceous?, Antarctic Jour. U. S., v. l9, p. 3l-33.

Burmester, R.F., and F.K. Miller, l983, Preliminary geologic map of the Abercrombie Mountain area, Pend Oreille County, Washington, U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0600, 11p.

Russell, B.J., M.E. Beck, Jr., R.F. Burmester and R.C. Speed, l982, Cretaceous magnetizations in northwestern Nevada and tectonic implications, Geology, v. l0, n. 8, p. 423-428.

Wodzicki, A., R.F. Burmester and K.E. Schmierer, l982, Geology of the Bowers Trough and its possible correlation with the Dundas Trough, Tasmania, Antarctic Jour. U. S., v. l7, n. 5, p. 9-ll.

Schmierer, K.E., R.F. Burmester and A. Wodzicki, l982, Paleomagnetic investigations of the Sledgers Group, Bowers Mountains, northern Victoria Land, Antarctic Jour. U. S., v. l7, n. 5, p. 8-9.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F. Burmester and R. Schoonover, l982, Tertiary paleomagnetism of the North Cascade Range, Washington, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 9, n. 5, p. 5l5-5l8.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F. Burmester, D.C. Engebretson and R. Schoonover, l982, Northward translation of Mesozoic batholiths, western North America: paleomagnetic evidence and tectonic significance, Geofisica Internacional, v. 20, n. 3, p. l43-l62.

Burmester, R.F., and M.E. Beck, Jr., l98l, Paleomagnetism of the Dufek Intrusion, Antarctic Jour. U. S., v. l6, n. 5, p. 58-60.

Beck, M.E., Jr., R.F. Burmester and R. Schoonover, l98l, Paleomagnetism and tectonics of the Cretaceous Mt. Stuart batholith of Washington: translation or tilt?, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 56, p. 336-342.

Bates, R.G., M.E. Beck, Jr. and R.F. Burmester, l98l, Tectonic rotations in the Cascade Range of southern Washington, Geology, v. 9, n. 4, p. l84-l89.

Burmester, R.F, and S.D. Sheriff, l980, Paleomagnetism of the Dufek Intrusion, Pensacola Mountains, Antarctica, Antarctic Jour. U. S., v. l5, n. 5, p. 43-45.