2003 Seattle Annual Meeting (November 25, 2003)
Session No. 179 Tuesday, November 4, 2003
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Washington State Convention and Trade Center: 613/614

T111. McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, 19032003: A Celebration of a Century of Science

W. Berry Lyons and Andrew G. Fountain, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
179-11:35 PM THE FERRAR MAGMATIC SYSTEM OF THE MCMURDO DRY VALLEYS, ANTARCTICA: A BASALTIC MAGMATIC MUSH COLUMN: MARSH, Bruce D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins Univ, 301 Olin Hall, 3400 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218, bmarsh@jhu.edu.
179-21:50 PM THE MCMURDO DRY VALLEYS: A UNIQUE WINDOW INTO CENOZOIC ANTARCTIC ICE SHEET AND CLIMATE HISTORY: PRENTICE, Michael1, KLEMAN, Johan2, ARCONE, Steven3, and KRUSIC, Anna1, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824-3525, mike.prentice@unh.edu, (2) Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, S-106 91, Sweden, (3) Cold Regions Rsch and Engineering Lab, 72 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH 03755
179-32:10 PM DISTRIBUTION OF THE GRANITE-RICH DRIFT ASSOCIATED WITH OLD ICE IN BEACON VALLEY, ANTARCTICA: POTTER, Noel Jr, Dept. of Geology, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA 17013, pottern@dickinson.edu, MARCHANT, David R., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, Boston, MA 02215, and DENTON, George H., Institute for Quaternary Studies, Univ of Maine, Orono, ME 04469
179-42:25 PM ANCIENT LANDSCAPES-ACTIVE SURFACES IN THE DRY VALLEYS, ANTARCTICA: THE ROLE OF CONTRACTION CRACKING IN SURFACE RENEWAL: SLETTEN, Ron S. and HALLET, Bernard, Quaternary Research Center, Univ of Washington, 19 Johnson Hall, University of Washington Box 351360, Seattle, WA 98195, sletten@u.washington.edu
179-52:45 PM MICRO-RELIEF AND DEBRIS COVER DEVELOPMENT IN POLYGONAL PATTERNED ICE IN ANTARCTICA: A MODELING PERSPECTIVE: HALLET, Bernard1, NG, Felix2, SLETTEN, Ron S.1, and STONE, John1, (1) Quaternary Research Center, Univ of Washington, 19 Johnson Hall, University of Washington Box 351360, Seattle, WA 98195, hallet@u.washington.edu, (2) Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 54-1726, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
179-63:00 PM SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (SAR) CHANGE DETECTION ON SOIL AND ICE SURFACES, MCMURDO DRY VALLEYS, ANTARCTICA: DELANY, Chad C., Geography, Portland State Univ, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751, cdelany@pdx.edu and FOUNTAIN, Andrew G., Geology, Portland State Univ, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751
179-73:15 PM MELTWATER PRODUCTION IN CHANNELS ON TAYLOR GLACIER, ANTARCTICA: JOHNSTON, Robin R.1, FOUNTAIN, Andrew G.2, and NYLEN, Thomas H.1, (1) Department of Geology, Portland State Univ, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97207-0751, robj@pdx.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Portand State Univ, 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97207-0751
179-83:30 PM GEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES IN LAKE MIERS: GREEN, William J.1, SHACAT, Joseph2, NEWELL, S.E.3, and MCDONALD, Jason D.1, (1) School Of Interdisciplinary Studies, Miami Univ, Oxford, 45056, greenwj@muohio.edu, (2) Oceanography, Univ of Hawaii, Honolulu, (3) Geology, Smith College, Northhampton
179-93:45 PM BLOOD FALLS: A FROZEN SALINE DISCHARGE, A STRANGE CURIOSITY, OR AN IMPORTANT CLUE TO HISTORY OF TAYLOR VALLEY: LYONS, W. Berry1, WELCH, Kathleen1, MCKNIGHT, Diane2, and PRISCU, John C.3, (1) Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State Univ, Columbus, OH 43210, lyons.142@osu.edu, (2) INSTARR, Univ of Colorado, 1560 30th Street, Campus Box 450, Boulder, CO 80309, (3) Dept of Land Res. & Env. Sciences, Montana State University, 334 Leon Johnson Hall, Bozeman, MT, 59717
179-104:00 PM EVIDENCE FOR MILLENNIAL-SCALE FLUCTUATIONS OF CLOSED-BASIN LAKES IN THE DRY VALLEYS: HALL, Brenda L., Climate Change Institute and Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Maine, 311 Bryand Global Sciences Center, Orono, ME 04469, brendah@maine.edu, DENTON, George H., Climate Change Institute and Department of Earth Sciences, Bryand Global Sciences Ctr, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, and OVERTURF, Bret, Climate Change Institute, Univ of Maine, Bryand Global Science Center, Orono, ME 04469
179-114:15 PM EFFECTS OF CHANGING WATER LEVELS ON LAKE FRYXELL AND LAKE HOARE, TAYLOR VALLEY, AS EVIDENT BY CHLOROFLUOROCARBON, HELIUM, AND TRITIUM PROFILES: DOWLING, Carolyn B.1, POREDA, Robert J.2, LYONS, W. Berry3, and FITZGIBBON, Timothy O.3, (1) Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State Univ, Columbus, OH 43210-1002, dowling.37@osu.edu, (2) Earth and Env. Sci, Univ Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627-9000, (3) Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State Univ, Columbus, OH 43210-1002
179-124:30 PM A SPECTROSCOPY AND ISOTOPE STUDY OF SEDIMENTS FROM THE ANTARCTIC DRY VALLEYS AS ANALOGS FOR POTENTIAL PALEOLAKES ON MARS: BISHOP, Janice L.1, EDWARDS, Howell G.M.2, ANGLEN, Brandy L.3, PRATT, Lisa M.3, DORAN, Peter T.4, and DES MARAIS, David J.5, (1) SETI Institute/NASA-Ames Rsch Ctr, Mail Stop 239-4, Moffett Field, CA 94035, jbishop@mail.arc.nasa.gov, (2) Dept. of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, Univ of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, (3) Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana Univ, 1001 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, (4) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univ of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W. Taylor St. (MC 186), Chicago, IL 60607-7059, (5) Exobiology Branch, NASA-Ames Rsch Ctr, Mail Stop 239-4, Moffett Field, CA 94035
179-134:45 PM CARBON ISOTOPIC COMPOSITION OF BENTHIC AND PELAGIC ORGANIC MATTER IN FOUR POLAR LAKES OF THE MCMURDO DRY VALLEYS, ANTARCTICA: LAWSON, Jennifer, DORAN, Peter T., and KENIG, Fabien, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univ of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W. Taylor St. (MC 186), Chicago, IL 60607-7059, jlawso2@uic.edu

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