2004 Denver Annual Meeting (November 7–10, 2004)
Session No. 204 Wednesday, 10 November 2004
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 111/113

T46. Biomineralization in Terrestrial Hot Springs: The Preservation of Thermophiles in Past and Present-Day Systems (GSA Geobiology & Geomicrobiology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division)

Paul A. Schroeder and Sherry L. Cady, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
204-18:00 AM MINERALIZATION OF MICROBES IN MODERN HOT SPRINGS: JONES, Brian1, RENAUT, Robin2, and KONHAUSER, Kurt1, (1) Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Univ of Alberta, 1-26 Earth Sciences Bldg, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada, brian.jones@ualberta.ca, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2, Canada
204-28:20 AM A HOT AND SOUR SOUP: THE CONTINUUM OF SULFUR MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES FROM THERMAL, NON-THERMAL, AND DOWNRIGHT CHILLY CAVES: BOSTON, Penelope J., Dept. of Earth and Environmental Science, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, pboston@complex.org
204-38:40 AM BIOMINERALIZATION BY PROKARYOTES: ROCKS AS MICROBIAL FOSSILS?: BAZYLINSKI, Dennis A., Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Iowa State Univ, 207 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, dbazylin@iastate.edu
204-49:00 AM FACTORS CONTROLLING MICROBIAL BIOSIGNATURE PRESERVATION IN HOT SPRING DEPOSITS: FARMER, Jack D., Geological Sciences, Arizona State Univ, P.O. Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, jfarmer@asu.edu
204-59:20 AM THE MOBILE BIOFILM UNIT (MBU): A TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN GEOMICROBIAL STUDIES: CADY, Sherry L.1, STOODLEY, Paul2, GENTILE, Paul3, and SUCI, Peter A.3, (1) Department of Geology, Portland State Univ, 1721 SW Broadway, 17 Cramer Hall, Portland, OR 97201, cadys@pdx.edu, (2) Allegheny-Singer Rsch Institute, 1107 11th Floor South Tower, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, (3) Center for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State Univ, 366 EPS - PO Box 173980, Bozeman, MT 59717
204-69:35 AM SPECTRAL SIGNATURES OF HYPERTHERMOPHILE MATS AND ASSOCIATED SINTER IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: PLESCIA, Jeffrey, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, MP3-E169, 11100 Johns Hopkins Drive, Laurel, MD 20723-6099, jeffrey.plescia@jhuapl.edu
204-79:50 AM EVIDENCE FOR BIOMINERALIZATION AND PRESERVATION OF MICROORGANISMS IN SILICEOUS SINTER DEPOSITS FROM THE UZON CALDERA, KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA: KYLE, Jennifer, Geology, Univ of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602-2501, jkyle@uga.edu, SCHROEDER, Paul, Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602, CROWE, Douglas, Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, and ROMANEK, Christopher S., Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Draver E, Aiken, SC 29802
204-810:05 AM CHEMICAL AND STABLE ISOTOPIC COMPOSITION OF MICROBIAL MATS FROM HOT SPRINGS OF UZON CALDERA, KAMCHATKA: ROMANEK, Christopher S., Dept. of Geology and Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Univ of Georgia, PO Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802-1030, romanek@srel.edu, CROWE, Douglas, Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, KYLE, Jennifer, Geology, Univ of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602-2501, and SCHROEDER, Paul, Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602
204-910:20 AM MICROBIAL LIPID BIOGEOCHEMISTRY OF HOT SPRINGS IN KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA: ZHANG, Chuanlun L.1, MILLS, Gary1, JONES, Morris1, ROMANEK, Christopher S.2, and WIEGEL, Juergen3, (1) Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Univ of Georgia, Aiken, GA SC 29802, zhang@srel.edu, (2) Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Univ of Georgia, Aiken, SC 29808, (3) Department of Microbiology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
204-1010:35 AM ASSESSING THE PRESERVATION POTENTIAL OF BIOGENIC FEATURES IN PRE-QUATERNARY TUFAS AND TRAVERTINES- APPLICATIONS TO EXOBIOLOGY: RICHARDSON, Justin R.1, EVANS, James E.2, and YACOBUCCI, Margaret M.1, (1) Department of Geology, Bowling Green State Univ, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403, richj@bgnet.bgsu.edu, (2) Department Of Geology, Bowling Green State Univerity, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403
204-1110:50 AM HOT SPRINGS AND POND LIPS: UNDERSTANDING CONTROLS OF PRECIPITATION RATES ON CARBONATE TERRACED ARCHITECTURE AT SPRING AT-3, ANGEL TERRACE, MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WYOMING, USA: SCHICKEL, Thomas J.1, ZIMMERMAN, Kelly M.1, VEYSEY, John J.2, KAMEDA, Alexandra3, MURRAY, Alison4, GOLDENFELD, Nigel2, and FOUKE, Bruce W.1, (1) Department of Geology, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1301 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, schickel@uiuc.edu, (2) Department of Physics, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1110 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, (3) Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV 89512, (4) Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Desert Rsch Institute, Reno, NV 89512
204-1211:05 AM FOSSIL MICROBES IN LATE PROTEROZOIC FIBROUS CALCITE VEINS FROM ARKAROOLA, SOUTH AUSTRALIA: BONS, Paul D.1, MONTENARI, Michael1, HARTMANN, Daniel1, and ELBURG, Marlina A.2, (1) Institut für Geowissenschaften, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Sigwartstrasse 10, Tübingen, 72076, paul.bons@uni-tuebingen.de, (2) Department of Isotope Geochemistry, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Free Univ, De Boelelaan 1085, Amsterdam, 1081 HV
204-1311:20 AM MICROBIALLY MEDIATED PRECIPITATION OF CARBONATES AND EXCEPTIONAL PRESERVATION OF FOSSILS IN THE KIRKPATRICK BASALT (JURASSIC) OF ANTARCTICA: BABCOCK, Loren E.1, RODE, Alycia L.2, LESLIE, Stephen A.3, FORD, Lara A.1, POLAK, Katharine1, and BECKER, Luann4, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, The Ohio State Univ, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, babcock.5@osu.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701, (3) Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204, (4) Institute of Crustal Studies, Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of California, Santa Barbara, Building 526, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
204-1411:35 AM NATURAL 2-LINE AND 6-LINE FERRIHYDRITE CHARACTERIZATION AND MICROBIAL BIOMINERALIZATION IN A HIGH IRON THERMAL SPRING: PARENTEAU, Mary N. and CADY, Sherry L., Department of Geology, Portland State Univ, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, parentea@pdx.edu

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