-Foreword- Special issue: International workshop on the geology of northwestern Sonora.

  • George D. Stanley, Jr. Department of Geology, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, U.S.A.
  • Carlos M. González-León Estacion Regional del Noroeste, Instituto de Geologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 1039, 83000 Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.
Keywords: Special issue, international workshop, geology, northwestern Sonora, Foreword


Northwestern Sonora contains late Paleozoic to early Mesozoic rocks and structural elements crucial for understanding the paleogeography and tectonic history of the region. Most geologic maps and field investigations typically terminate at the international political borders. Yet the solutions to many relevant geologic problems need close integration of findings from both the United States and adjacent Mexico. Geologic investigation benefits from strong international scientific collaboration. This special issue of the Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas bridges the international gap separating Mexican and U.S. researchers… In order to continue, download the full PDF.