2003 Seattle Annual Meeting (November 25, 2003)
Session No. 29 Sunday, November 2, 2003
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Washington State Convention and Trade Center: Hall 4-F

T29. In Our Own Backyards: Undergraduate Research in a Local Context (Posters)

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29-156THE ADVANTAGES OF CONDUCTING RESEARCH IN OUR BACK YARD:: SHOSA, Jennifer1, GASTALDO, Robert A.1, and KING, D. Whitney2, (1) Geology Department, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901-8840, jdshosa@colby.edu, (2) Chemistry Department, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901
29-257ADVANTAGES OF LOCALLY BASED UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH: DE WET, Andrew P., Earth & Environment, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17603, adewet@fandm.edu.
29-358RESEARCH OFFSPRING IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD: THE CAMPUS GROUND WATER PROJECT: PETERSON, Jonathan W., WEISS, William J., KNAPMAN, Michelle Y., and INGERSOLL, Erin N., Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences, Hope College, PO Box 9000, Holland, MI 49422-9000, peterson@hope.edu
29-459LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: EXPERIENCES WITH LOCAL-BASED HYDROGEOLOGIC RESEARCH: LAHM, Terry D., Capital University, 2199 East Main Street, Columbus, OH 43209, tlahm@capital.edu.
29-560WATERSHED RESEARCH: ENGAGING STUDENTS LOCALLY: WHITMAN, Jill M., Dept Geosciences, Pacific Lutheran Univ, Tacoma, WA 98447-0003, whitmaj@plu.edu and MCKENNEY, Rose A., Environmental Studies Program, Pacific Lutheran Univ, Tacoma, WA 98447-0003
29-661CITY IN THE COUNTRY: QUANTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF LAND USE CHANGE ON THE HYDROLOGY OF A WATER SUPPLY WATERSHED, SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK: WILES-SKEELS, Robin H. and NICHOLS, Kyle K., Department of Geosciences, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, r_wiless@skidmore.edu
29-762UNDERGRADUATES PARTICIPATE IN EXCAVATING A WOOLLY MAMMOTH ON CAMPUS!: TREWORGY, Janis D., Earth Science, Principia College, Elsah, IL 62028, jdt@prin.edu, SAUNDERS, Jeffrey J., Illinois State Museum Rsch and Collection Ctr, 1920 S. 10 1/2 Street, Springfield, IL 62703, GRIMLEY, David A., Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820, and WAKELING, Christine, Principia College, Elsah, IL 62028
29-863MIDDLE JURASSIC DINOSAURS AND UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH: OPPORTUNITIES FROM THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD DINOSAUR TRACKSITE: ADAMS, Thomas L., Geological Museum and Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, ThoMeladam@cs.com and BREITHAUPT, Brent H., Geological Museum, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82072
29-964A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A JURASSIC BEACH: THE STUDY OF A BATHONIAN LIMESTONE OUTCROP IN NORTHERN WYOMING: SHINN, Jerome P., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82072, sirthomas1574@hotmail.com and BREITHAUPT, Brent H., Geological Museum, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82072
29-1065BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH GROUP PROJECTS: SAVINA, Mary E. and HAILEAB, Bereket, Department of Geology, Carleton College, One N. College St, Northfield, MN 55057, msavina@carleton.edu
29-1166USING PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING IN AN UPPER LEVEL ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY COURSE: A TEAM APPROACH: SAVAGE, Kaye, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt Univ, Nashville, TN 37235, k.savage@vanderbilt.edu.
29-1267IT'S HAPPENING IN BUFFALO BACKYARDS: UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES: SINGER, Jill, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY 14222, singerjk@buffalostate.edu.
29-1368CAMPUS RAVINES AS A FOCUS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, ALLENDALE, MICHIGAN: VIDETICH, Patricia E., WEBER, J., WILSON, G., WEISS, M., BUCHIN, J., FAULL, Z., ROBINSON, C., SAMS, E., and VOSS, S., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State Univ, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401, videticp@gvsu.edu
29-1469UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AT A RECLAIMED SURFACE MINE, THE WILDS, SOUTHEASTERN OHIO: PROBLEMS AND POTENTIAL: VAN HORN, Stephen R.1, LAUGHERY, Joseph H.2, and KUSHNER, Vaughn A.1, (1) Department of Geology, Muskingum College, 163 Stormont Street, New Concord, OH 43762, svanhorn@muskingum.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325
29-1570UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IN SURFACE PROCESSES AT SENECAVILLE LAKE, SOUTHEASTERN OHIO: CREASY, Jennifer L., VAN HORN, Stephen R., and ZUNK, Betsy A., Department of Geology, Muskingum College, 163 Stormont Street, New Concord, OH 43762, all4daisies@hotmail.com
29-1671THE URBAN FLOODPLAIN: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY LABORATORY IN MEMPHIS TN: EKSTROM, Carol L., BURGESS, Katherine D., VAN SANT, Nicholas D., and REDFEARN, Richard, Rhodes College, 2000 N Parkway, Memphis, TN 38112-1624, cekstrom@rhodes.edu
29-1772UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IN OUR COMMUNITY: DEVELOPMENT OF A SUCCESSFUL LOW COST PROGRAM TO MEASURE RADON CONCENTRATIONS IN THE PALOS VERDES PENINSULA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, PALOS VERDES ESTATES, CALIFORNIA: FUKUMOTO, Lauren E., Palos Verdes High School, 600 Cloyden Road, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274, jmfukumoto@raytheon.com, DUVAL, Joseph S., U. S. Geol Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192, and FUKUMOTO, Joseph M., Consultant, 6443 Chartres Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
29-1873SOME LIKE IT HOT-RADIOACTIVITY ON CAMPUS AND BEYOND: PEKAR, Katrina E. and FARTHING, Dori J., Dept. of Geology, Univ of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45429-2364, pekarkae@notes.udayton.edu
29-1974GEOLOGIC EVIDENCE FOR NEOGLACIAL ICE TERMINUS ADVANCE, MARINE INCURSION AND GLACIER FLOODING DESCRIBED IN TLINGIT ORAL NARRATIVES IN GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY, GEO-ETHNOLOGY RESEARCH PROJECT WITH UNDERGRADUATES: CONNOR, Cathy1, MONTEITH, Daniel2, HOWELL, Wayne3, LESH, Daniel1, and BROCK, Mathew2, (1) Natural Sciences, Univ Alaska Southeast, 11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801, cathy.connor@uas.alaska.edu, (2) Department of Social Sciences, Univ Alaska Southeast, 11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801, daniel.monteith@uas.alaska.edu, (3) Cultural Resources Specialist, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, P.O. Box 140, Gustavus, AK 99826
29-2075UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOPHYSICS AT THE CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK IN MANHATTAN: KENYON, Patricia M., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Dept, City College of New York, J-106, Convent Ave. at 138th St, New York, NY 10031, pkenyon@sci.ccny.cuny.edu.
29-2277A SIMPLIFIED APPROACH TO COASTAL MICROPALEONTOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA: HIPPENSTEEL, Scott P., Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, shippens@email.uncc.edu.
29-2378LOCAL STRATIGRAPHY: A RESOURCE FOR A PROBLEM-BASED UNDERGRADUATE SEDIMENTOLOGY/STRATIGRAPHY LABORATORY: EVES, Robert L., Geology, Southern Utah Univ, Cedar City, UT 84720, eves@suu.edu and LOHRENGEL, C. Frederick II, Division of Geoscience, Southern Utah Univ, 351 West Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720
29-2479APPLIED PROBLEM-SOLVING OF GEOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS: COMBINING CLASSROOM AND FIELD WORK IN SOUTHWESTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA: OYEN, Craig W. and FUELLHART, Kurtis G., Geography & Earth Science, Shippensburg Univ, 1871 Old Main Dr, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299, cwoyen@ark.ship.edu
29-2580THE FLOATING LITHOSPHERE -- A SET OF SPREADSHEET MODULES TO PROMOTE GEOLOGICAL NUMERACY: HARDEN, J.A. and VACHER, H.L., Geology, Univ of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, jaharden@mail.usf.edu
29-2681LESSONS LEARNED FROM ASSESSING SPREADSHEET MODULES IN GEOLOGY CLASSES: WETZEL, Laura Reiser1, VACHER, H.L.2, and HARDEN, J.A.2, (1) Marine Science, Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, wetzellr@eckerd.edu, (2) Geology, Univ of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620
29-2782NEAREST-NEIGHBOR ANALYSIS AND KARST GEOMORPHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO SPATIAL STATISTICS: FORD, Richard L., Dept of Geosciences, Weber State Univ, 2507 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408-2507, rford@weber.edu.
29-2883PROBLEM-BASED MINI-EXERCISES FOR GEOSCIENCE FIELD TRIPS: VERMILYE, Jan M., Dept. of Environmental Science, Whittier College, Whittier, CA 90608, jvermilye@whittier.edu.

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