2006 Philadelphia Annual Meeting (2225 October 2006)
Session No. 90 Monday, 23 October 2006
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Pennsylvania Convention Center: 109 AB

Archaeological Geology

Sarah C. Sherwood and C. Russel Stafford, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
90-11:30 PM MINERAL PIGMENTS FROM TACAINAMO, CHAN CHAN, NORTHERN PERU: BROOKS, William E.1, PIMINCHUMO, Victor2, SUAREZ, Hector2, JACKSON, John C.3, and MCGEEHIN, John P.3, (1) Geology, George Mason University, MS 5F2, Fairfax, VA 22030, webgeology@aim.com, (2) Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Trujillo, Peru, (3) U.S. Geol Survey, 954 National Center, Reston, VA 20192
90-21:45 PM APPLICATIONS OF THE USGS USSEABED MARINE SEDIMENT DATABASE FOR REGIONAL-SCALE GIS MAPPING OF U.S. INNER CONTINENTAL SHELF REGIONS: WILLIAMS, S. Jeffress1, ARSENAULT, M.A.1, POPPE, L.J.1, BUCZKOWSKI, B.J.2, and REID, J.A.3, (1) USGS Woods Hole Science Center, Woods Hole, MA 02543, jwilliams@usgs.gov, (2) USGS Woods Hole Science Center, Woods Hole, MA 02543, (3) USGS, Santa Cruz, CA 94025
90-32:00 PM REDUCING THE CHARCOAL IN QUATERNARY POLLEN SAMPLES: BRYANT, Vaughn M., Palynology Laboratory (TAMU 4352), Texas A&M University, Department of Anthropology, College Station, TX 77843-4352, vbryant@neo.tamu.edu
90-42:15 PM ORIGIN OF SOAPSTONE WITHIN THE WISSAHICKON FORMATION: ANYALSES OF NATIVE AMERICAN QUARRIES ALONG THE LOWER PATUXENT RIVER, MARYLAND: BURKS, Rachel J.1, LEV, Steven M.1, and CLARK, Wayne2, (1) Dept. of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences, Towson Univ, Towson, MD 21252, rburks@towson.edu, (2) Office of Museum Services, Maryland Historical Trust, 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032
90-52:30 PM THE GEOARCHEOLOGICAL RECORD OF PALEOEARTHQUAKES IN THE NEW MADRID SEISMIC ZONE, CENTRAL UNITED STATES: TUTTLE, Martitia P., Tuttle & Associates, 128 Tibbets Lane, Georgetown, ME, 04558, mptuttle@earthlink.net and LAFFERTY, Robert H., Mid-Continental Research Associates, Inc, 16,350 Sigmond Lane, Lowell, AR 72745
90-62:45 PM OXYGEN ISOTOPIC ANALYSES OF SHELLFISH FROM CHANNEL ISLAND ARCHAEOLOGICAL MIDDENS: IMPLICATIONS FOR MIDDLE HOLOCENE CLIMATE VARIABILITY ON HUMAN SUBSISTENCE STRATEGIES: ROBBINS, John A.1, RICK, Torben C.2, FERGUSON, Kurt M.1, and GREGORY, Robert T.1, (1) Geological Sciences, Southern Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Ave, Dallas, TX 75275-0395, jrobbins@smu.edu, (2) Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Ave, Dallas, TX 75275-0336
 3:00 PM Break
90-73:15 PM FORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF DESERT PAVEMENT SURFACES OF THE EASTERN LIBYAN PLATEAU, EGYPT: IMPLICATIONS FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURFACE SURVEY: ADELSBERGER, Katherine A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, Campus Box 1169, One Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130, katiea@levee.wustl.edu and SMITH, Jennifer R., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington Univ in St Louis, Campus Box 1169, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130
90-83:30 PM STATISTICAL AND ANALYTICAL COMPARISONS BETWEEN DRINKING WATER SUPPLY AND PREHISTORIC POPULATION DISTRIBUTION, CANYON OF THE ANCIENTS NATIONAL MONUMENT, SOUTHWEST COLORADO: SMITH, Schaun M., Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, c/o TSC Group, Inc, 5400 Ward Road, Suite V-100, Arvada, CO 80002, sms@tscgroup-inc.com, KOLM, Kenneth E., Colorado School of Mines, c/o BBL Inc, 14142 Denver West Parkway, suite 350, Golden, CO 80126, Kkolm@bbl-inc.com, VARIEN, Mark D., Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, 23390 Road K, Cortez, CO 81321, and MCCRAY, John E., Hydrologic Science and Engineering Program, Environmental Science and Engineering Division, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401
90-93:45 PM HILLS TO RIVER: ARTIFACT RESOURCE PROCUREMENT AT LA PLAYA, MEXICO: MCLAURIN, Brett T.1, KULA, Joseph L.1, HIRSCH, Aaron C.1, WATSON, James T.2, and OCHOA, Sarahi3, (1) Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, brett.mclaurin@unlv.edu, (2) Department of Anthropology, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 46242, (3) Universidad de las Americas, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico
90-104:00 PM ASSESSING SEALEVEL CHANGE WITH COUPLED 230TH/234U-ESR ANALYSES IN HERMATYPIC CORALS: BLACKWELL, Bonnie A.B.1, TENG, Steve J.T.2, LUNDBERG, Joyce A.3, BLICKSTEIN, Joel I.B.4, and SKINNER, Anne R.4, (1) Department of Chemistry, Williams College, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, bonnie.a.b.blackwell@williams.edu, (2) RFK Science Research Institute, Flushing, NY 11366, mteng1584@gmail.com, (3) Dept. of Geography, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada, (4) Dept. of Chemistry, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267
90-114:15 PM DEVELOPING ESR DATING FOR CROCODYLIAN TEETH: STABILITY, INTERFERENCE SIGNAL RESOLUTION, AND APPLICATIONS TO GEOARCHAEOLOGY: BLACKWELL, Bonnie A.B.1, KHAN, Hermain S.2, HASAN, Maysun M.2, BLICKSTEIN, Joel I.B.2, SKINNER, Anne R.3, CHAUHAN, Parth R.4, and PATNAIK, Rajeev5, (1) Department of Chemistry, Williams College, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, bonnie.a.b.blackwell@williams.edu, (2) R.F.K. Science Research Institute, 7640 Parsons Bvd, Flushing, NY 11367, hermain_khan@gmail.com, (3) Dept. of Chemistry, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, (4) Stone Age Institute & CRAFT Research Center, Indiana University, 1392 W Dittemore Road, Gosport, IN 47433, (5) Geology Dept, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 160014, India

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