Session No. 151 Thursday, November 8, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: Hall D
Environmental Geoscience (Posters)
 Paper #Booth #
151-01SULFATE CONTENT OF SURFACE WATERS OF WEST GEORGIA: VARIATIONS WITH LAND USAGE AND FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF STREAMS IN CARROLL AND HEARD COUNTIES, GEORGIA: SOULIGNY, Elizabeth A., DAVIDSON, Joseph D., MARTIN, Teddy D., MCINNISH, Melondee B., SCHULTZ, Bryan S., WILSON, Crystal G., WOOD, Julie L., and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., Geosciences, State Univ of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, chollaba@westga.edu
151-02A WATERSHED ASSESSMENT OF TRIBUTARY STREAMS OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER IN THE PIEDMONT OF HEARD COUNTY, GEORGIA: DAVIDSON, Joseph D., MARTIN, Teddy D., HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., BARTLEY, Julie K., KATH, Randal L., and WATERS, Johnny A., Geosciences, State Univ of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, chollaba@westga.edu
151-03ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE LITTLE TALLAPOOSA RIVER WATERSHED: VARIATIONS IN WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS WITH SEASONALITY, LAND USAGE, AND POINT SOURCES: HARRIS, Randa R., HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., BARTLEY, Julie K., KATH, Randal L., and WATERS, Johnny A., Geosciences, State Univ of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, rrollins@westga.edu
151-04TEMPORAL VARIATIONS OF HEAVY METAL CONCENTRATIONS IN SEDIMENT CORES FROM BIG CREEK, A SMALL WATERSHED IN METRO ATLANTA, GA: COCHIARA, Stacey G.1, BURKES, Felicia1, BAREFIELD, Edward2, RHODES, Autumn3, FREILE, Deborah4, BURNLEY, Pamela1, MALCHOW, Russell5, and GHAZI, Mohamad1, (1) Geology, Georgia State Univ, Atlanta, GA 30303, sgc78@mindspring.com, (2) Geology, Youngstown State Univ, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555, (3) Geology, West Virginia Univ, Morgantown, WV 26506, (4) Geology, Berry College, Mt. Berry, GA 30103, (5) Department of Geology, Georgia State Univ, Atlanta, GA 30303
151-05DETERMINATION OF SEDIMENT PROVENANCE IN AN URBANIZED STREAM, BRUSH CREEK, KANSAS CITY, MO: TAO, Jing1, MUROWCHICK, James B.1, DIAS, Jerry2, and KIMES, Thomas J.3, (1) Geosciences, Univ. Missouri - Kansas City, 5110 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499, taojing_87@hotmail.com, (2) Chemistry, Univ Missouri - Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499, (3) Special Projects, Public Works Department, 4600 E. 63rd Street, Suite B, Kansas City, MO 64130
151-06URBAN GEOCHEMISTRY AND ASSOCIATED HEALTH HAZARDS IN THE SEDIMENTS OF VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA: BOWMAN, Charlotte and BOBROWSKY, Peter, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Univ of Victoria, P.O. Box 3055, Victoria, BC V8W 3P6, Canada, cabowman@island.net
151-07HEAVY METALS IN FLUVIAL SEDIMENTS OF THE PICHER MINING FIELD, NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA: HOPE, Randa N. and MARSTON, Richard A., School of Geology, Oklahoma State Univ, Stillwater, OK 74078-3031, marstor@okstate.edu
151-08NATURAL VS. ANTHROPOGENIC HEAVY METAL SOURCES, GUANAJUATO MINING DISTRICT, CENTRAL MEXICO: CARRILLO-CHÁVEZ, Alejandro1, MORTON-BERMEA, Ofelia2, GONZÁLEZ-PARTIDA, Eduardo1, RIVAS-SOLORZANO, Hilda3, and OELSNER, Gretchen4, (1) Unidad de Ciencias de la Tierra, Inst. de Geología, UNAM, Carr. Qro-SLP, km 15, Juriquilla, Queretaro, 76230, Mexico, ambiente@unicit.unam.mx, (2) Inst. de Geofisica, UNAM, Mexico, 45210, Mexico, (3) Calle Corregidora No. 487, Casa 16B, Col Miguel Hidalgo Tlalpan, Mexico, DF 14410, Mexico, (4) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie
151-09MERCURY METHYLATION AND DEMETHYLATION IN SOILS NEAR ABANDONED MERCURY MINES IN ALASKA, USA: BAILEY, Elizabeth A., U.S. Geol Survey, 4200 University Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, eabailey@usgs.gov, GRAY, John E., U.S. Geol Survey, P.O. Box 25046, MS 973, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, and HINES, Mark E., Biological Sciences, Univ of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
151-0Paper Withdrawn
151-011STUDY OF SOIL ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMICAL BASELINE IN PANZHIHUA REGION, SW CHINA: YANGUO, Teng and SHIJUN, Ni, Department of Nuclear Technology, Chengdu University of Technology, Erxianqiao Dongsanlu No.1,Chengdu City, Chengdu, 610059, China, tyg@cdit.edu.cn
151-012MODELING RATES OF EROSION USING ANTHROPOGENIC HEAVY METALS: NOLL, Mark R., Department of Earth Sciences, SUNY College at Brockport, 350 New Campus Dr, Brockport, NY 14420, mnoll@esc.brockport.edu and SEITER, Jennifer M., Department of Earth Sciences, State Univ of New York College at Brockport, 350 New Campus Dr, Brockport, NY 14420
151-013LEAD DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS ON SHOOTING RANGES: MEASUREMENT, ANALYSIS, AND INTERPRETATION: CRAIG, James R.1, RIMSTIDT, J. Donald2, SCANLON, Patrick F.3, COLLINS, Thomas K.4, SCHABENBERGER, Oliver5, BIRCH, Jeffrey B.5, and EDWARDS, David H.2, (1) Geological Sciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, jrcraig@vt.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420, jdr02@avt.edu, (3) Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0277, (4) US Forest Service, 5162 Valleypointe Blvd, Roanoke, VA 24019, (5) Statistics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
151-014SOIL WATER DYNAMICS IN NATURAL PINE FOREST AND DISTURBED GRASSLAND: FERNANDO, Anetta Rosari Indra and TANAKA, Tadashi, Hydrology, Geoscience, Univ. Tsukuba, Inst. Geoscience, Tennoudai 1-1-1, Tsukuba, 305-8571, Japan, indra@atm.geo.tsukuba.ac.jp
151-015IMPACT OF EMISSIONS FROM COAL COMBUSTION ON SOILS IN THE MPUMALANGA HIGHVELD REGION, SOUTH AFRICA: ABANDA, Azah Peter1, COMPTON, John S.1, and FEY, Martin V.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Capetown, Capetown, South Africa, azah@geology.uct.ac.za, (2) Department of Geology, Univ of Stellenbosch, Matieland, 7602, South Africa
151-016QUANTITATIVE XRD ANALYSIS OF SPODOSOLS AS A MEANS OF ASSESSING RESPONSE TO ACID DEPOSITION: CARLSON, H. A., Geology Department, Middlebury College, BOX 2259, Middlebury, VT 05753, HCARLSON@MIDDLEBURY.EDU and RYAN, P. C., Geology Department, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753
151-017X-RAY DIFFRACTION EVIDENCE FOR TRANSITION METAL CATION EXCHANGE IN ANIONIC CLAYS IN ROOM-TEMPERATURE AQUEOUS FLUIDS: HEANEY, Peter J., Dept. of Geosciences, Penn State Univ, 309 Deike, University Park, PA 16802, heaney@geosc.psu.edu, POST, Jeffrey E., Dept. of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C, 20560-0119, HANSON, Jonathan C., Chemistry Dept, Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY 11973, and KOMARNENI, Sridhar, Materials Research Laboratory, Penn State Univ, University Park, PA 16802
151-018TEMPERATURE-RESOLVED SYNCHROTRON X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDY OF RAMSDELLITE AND GROUTITE: POST, Jeffrey E., Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0119, post.jeffrey@nmnh.si.edu, HEANEY, Peter J., Dept. of Geosciences, Penn State Univ, 309 Deike, University Park, PA 16802, and HANSON, Jonathan C., Chemistry Dept, Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY 11973
151-019MICROCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF FLY ASH PARTICLES: CARLETON, Loran and GIERE, Reto, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1397, carleton@purdue.edu
151-020PERMEABLE REACTIVE BARRIER STRATEGIES FOR REMEDIATION OF ARSENIC-CONTAMINATED GROUNDWATER: WILKIN, Richard T. and PAUL, Cynthia J., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Mgnt Rsch Lab, P.O. Box 1198, Ada, OK 74820, paul.cindy@epa.gov
151-021THEMATIC REAL-TIME ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRIBUTED DATA SERVICES (THREDDS) AND THE DIGITAL LIBRARY FOR EARTH SYSTEM EDUCATION (DLESE): FACILITATING PUBLICATION, DISCOVERY AND USAGE OF EARTH SYSTEM DATA: DOMENICO, Ben, Unidata Program Center, PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307, ben@unidata.ucar.edu, BOYD, Tom, DLESE Program Center, PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307, and FULKER, Dave, NSDL Core Services Center, PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307
151-022HYDROFLUORIC ACID GENERATION IN MINE DUMPS AND TAILINGS: EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF REACTION RATES: SUTTER, Jason W. and BURT, Donald M., Department of Geological Sciences, Arizona State Univ, Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, dmburt@asu.edu
151-023INNOVATIVE TREATMENT METHOD FOR REMOVING ORGANIC CONTAMINANTS FROM ROADWAY RUNOFF: BOVING, Thomas B. and ZHANG, Wei, Dept. of Geosciences, Univ of Rhode Island, Woodward Hall, Kingston, RI 02881, boving@uri.edu
151-024POSSIBLE ANTHROPOGENIC SOURCE OF ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE FROM THE DECAY OF BETX IN GROUNDWATER AT PETROLEUM IMPACTED SITES: GRASSO, Neal C., Environmental Rscs Mgnt, 399 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116, ngrasso59@netzero.net.
151-025THE ROLE OF FE(III) HETEROGENEITY IN CONTROLLING BIOREMEDIATION OF PETROLEUM CONTAMINATED AQUIFERS: SPAIN, Jackson M. and SCHREIBER, Madeline, Geological Sciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, jspain@vt.edu
151-026NATURAL ATTENUATION OF URANIUM IN AN OXIDIZING ROCK-SOIL-GROUNDWATER SYSTEM: COLES HILL URANIUM DEPOSIT, VIRGINIA: JERDEN, James L. Jr and SINHA, A. K., Department of Geological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, jjerden@vt.edu
151-027SOME PERSPECTIVES ON THE STATUS OF GEOSCIENCE TRAINING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY: STEWART, Robert A., Consulting Environmental Engineers, Inc, 100 Shield Street, West Hartford, CT 06110, rstewart@cee.net.
151-028PREDICTING ARID VEGETATION SPECIES DISTRIBUTIONS USING AVIRIS, TOPOGRAPHY, AND GEOLOGY IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS, EASTERN CALIFORNIA: VAN DE VEN, Christopher M., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Bldg 320, Stanford, CA 94305-2115, vandeven@pangea.stanford.edu and WEISS, Stuart B., Creekside Ctr for Earth Observations, Menlo Park, CA 94025
151-029BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA IN LONG ISLAND SOUND: INDICATORS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES: ABRAMSON, Irina1, BOWMAN, Shaleen, THOMAS, Ellen1, VAREKAMP, Johan C.1, MECRAY, Ellen L.2, MOORE, Joel2, and BUCHHOLTZ TEN BRINK, Marilyn2, (1) Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan Univ, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459-0139, iabramson@wesleyan.edu, (2) Center for Coastal & Marine Geology, U. S. Geol Survey, 384 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543
151-030THE EFFECT OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON GLOBAL SEA LEVEL: SAHAGIAN, D. L., Climate Change Research Center, Dept. of Earth Sci, UNH, Durham, NH 03824, gaim@unh.edu.
151-031BATHYMETRY, WATER BALANCE, AND LEAK RATE OF PRAIRIE LAKE AND ITS CONNECTION TO WELDON SPRING, EASTERN MISSOURI: FERNANDES, Samantha A., SINGLETON, Michael J., WINSTON, William E., and CRISS, Robert E., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington Univ, One Brookings Drive, CB 1169, Saint Louis, MO 63130, samantha@levee.wustl.edu
151-032IMPACTS OF A LARGE RESERVOIR: LAKE MCCONAUGHY, NEBRASKA, USA: DIFFENDAL, R. F. Jr and JOECKEL, R. M., Conservation and Survey Division, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln, 113 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0517, rdiffendal1@unl.edu
151-033LIMNOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF LAKE SHEPHERD SPRINGS, CRAWFORD COUNTY, NW ARKANSAS: ODHIAMBO, Ben, Environmental Dynamics Program, Univ of Arkansas, 525 Old Main, Fayetteville, AR 72701, bodhiam@uark.edu and BOSS, Stephen K., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701
151-034A COMPARISON OF CHLOROPHYLL-A PATCHINESS IN KIGOMA BAY, LAKE TANGANYIKA AFRICA AND SENECA LAKE, GENEVA NEW YORK: BALDWIN, Sandra, Geoscience, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Dept of Geoscience, Geneva, NY, sbaldwin@hws.edu, HALFMAN, John D., Geoscience, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY 14456, and COHEN, Andrew S., University of Arizona
151-035MICROBIAL EUKARYOTIC ECOLOGY AND PRESERVATION IN AN ACID MINE DRAINAGE SYSTEM: BRAKE, S. S.1, HASIOTIS, Stephen T.2, and SHORT, Shaun E.1, (1) Department of Geography and Geology, Indiana State Univ, Terre Haute, IN 47809, gebrake@scifac.indstate.edu, (2) Department of Geology, The Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KY 66045-7613
151-036THE EFFECT OF ACID MINE DRAINAGE ON TRACE ELEMENT COMPOSITION OF FRESHWATER MOLLUSCS: SHAMOKIN CREEK (SUNBURY), PA: CLARK, Robert H., PA, clarkr@susqu.edu and ELICK, Jennifer M., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Susquehanna Univ, 514 University Avenue, Fisher Science Building, Selinsgrove, PA 17870
151-037ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS ON SPAWNING HABITAT IN SPEARFISH CREEK, BLACK HILLS, SD: STETLER, Larry D., SIEVERDING, Heidi L., and KNIGHT, John, Geology & Geological Engineering, South Dakota School Mines & Technology, 501 E Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-3995, lstetler@taz.sdsmt.edu
151-038DISTRIBUTIONS OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN PEAT BAY AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, AIKEN, SOUTH CAROLINA: WILLIAMS, Travis, Department of Geological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, twilliams@geol.sc.edu and COHEN, Arthur D., Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
151-039INVESTIGATING SPORADIC ELEVATED METAL CONCENTRATIONS IN MONITORING WELLS AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, SOUTH CAROLINA: NOONKESTER, Jay V.1, MILLINGS, Margaret R.1, DENHAM, Miles E. Jr.1, and AMIDON, Mark B.2, (1) SRTC-Environmental Sciences & Technology, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Aiken, SC 29808, jay.noonkester@srs.gov, (2) Bechtel Savannah River Inc, Bldg. 730-2B, Aiken, SC 29803
151-040MAGNETICS AS A TOOL FOR URBAN SITE CHARACTERIZATION, SHREVEPORT CONVENTION CENTER, LOUISIANA: PIERCE, Carl J. Jr1, EVERETT, Mark E.2, CARTER, James L.1, MOORE, Mark3, and BRIGHT, Roger3, (1) Geology/Geophysics, Texas A&M University, 3115 TAMU, Halbouty Bldg, College Station, TX 77843, cjp8404@geo.tamu.edu, (2) Geology/Geophysics, Texas A&M Univ, 3115 TAMU, Halbouty Bldg, College Station, TX 77843, (3) Jones Environmental, Inc, 708 Milam Street, Suite 100, Shreveport, LA 71101
151-041MAGNETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY MAPPING OF FOREST TOPSOILS: REPRODUCIBILITY AND IMPLICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING: BOYKO, Tetyana, SCHOLGER, Robert, and HÖLL, Sonja, Institute of Geophysics, University, Peter-Tunner Str., 25, Leoben, 8700, Austria, boyko@unileoben.ac.at
151-042DETAILED INVESTIGATIONS OF SOIL GEOCHEMISTRY TO EVALUATE RADIOISOTOPE DISTRIBUTION IN PRAIRIE SOILS: HUNTER, Lewis Edward1, GEBHART, Dick L.2, MACPHERSON, Gwen L.3, JOHNSON, William C.4, LANDSBERGER, Sheldon5, HOHMANN, Matthew G.2, and GATTO, Lawrence6, (1) Geophysical Sciences Division, U.S. Army ERDC/Cold Regions Rsch and Engineering Lab, 72 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH 03755, Lewis.E.Hunter@ERDC.usace.army.mil, (2) Land Conservation, U.S. Army ERDC/Construction Engineering Rsch Lab, P.O. Box 9005, Champaign, IL 61826, (3) Department of Geology, Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, (4) Univ Kansas, 1 Jayhawk Blvd Rm 213, Lawrence, KS 66045-2121, (5) Nuclear Engineering Teaching Laboratory, Univ of Texas at Austin, Pickle Research Campus, Buuilding 159, R-9000, Austin, TX 78712, (6) Environmental Sciences Division, U.S. Army ERDC/Cold Regions Rsch and Engineering Lab, 72 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH

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