North-Central Section–40th Annual Meeting (20–21 April 2006)
Session No. 4 Thursday, 20 April 2006
8:00 AM-11:40 AM, Student Center, University of Akron: Room 312

T1. Monitoring Environmental Properties of Large Lakes

Joseph D. Ortiz and Donna Witter, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
4-18:00 AM TRENDS IN SEDIMENT AND NUTRIENT CONCENTRATIONS IN MAJOR LAKE ERIE TRIBUTARIES, 1975–2004: RICHARDS, R. Peter and BAKER, David B., National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH 44883, prichard@heidelberg.edu
4-28:20 AM LAKE ERIE TROPHIC STATUS COLLABORATIVE STUDY (LETS): INVESTIGATING MECHANISMS AND EXTENT OF INTERNAL PHOSPHORUS LOADING: MATISOFF, Gerald, Department of Geological Sciences, Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland, OH 44106-7216, gxm4@po.cwru.edu and CIBOROWSKI, Jan J.H., Dept. of Biological Sciences & Great Lakes Inst. Environ. Res, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada
4-38:40 AM GROUND-TRUTHING SATELLITE CHLOROPHYLL CONCENTRATION ALGORITHMS IN LAKE ERIE: PALM, Sarah J.1, WITTER, Donna L.2, ORTIZ, Joseph D.2, HEATH, Robert T3, and BUDD, Judith W4, (1) Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, sreagan@kent.edu, (2) Dept of Geology, Kent State University, 221 McGilvrey Hall, Kent, OH 44242, jortiz@kent.edu, (3) Dept. of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Room 256, Cunningham Hall, Kent, OH 44242, (4) Dept of Geologic Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931
4-49:00 AM SATELLITE MONITORING OF INCIPIENT CYANOBACTERIAL BLOOMS IN THE GREAT LAKES: VINCENT, Robert K., Geology, Bowling Green State University, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0211, rvincen@bgsu.edu
4-59:20 AM REMOTE SENSING OF TOTAL SUSPENDED PARTICULATES IN THE WESTERN BASIN OF LAKE ERIE: WIJEKOON, Nishanthi, Department of Geology, Kent State University, 221, McGilvrey Hall, Kent, OH 44242, nwijekoo@kent.edu, ORTIZ, Joseph, Department of Geology, KSU, and MUNRO-STASIUK, Mandy, Department of Geography, KSU
4-69:40 AM USING LANDSAT-7 & MODIS DATA FOR MEASURING SUSPENDED SEDIMENT IN LAKE ERIE: MERRY, Carolyn J., ZHANG, Li, and LIN, Shiue-Shian, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University, 2070 Neil Ave, 470 Hitchcock Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, merry.1@osu.edu
 10:00 AM Break
4-710:20 AM PARTITIONING OF TOTAL SUSPENDED PARTICULATES IN THE WESTERN BASIN OF LAKE ERIE AND SANDUSKY BAY BY LASER PARTICLE SIZE ANALYSIS: FEUCHT, Drew1, ORTIZ, Joseph D.2, MUNRO-STASIUK, Mandy3, and WITTER, Donna L.2, (1) Dept. of Geology, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691, dfeucht@wooster.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Kent State Univ, Kent, OH 44242, (3) Department of Geography, Kent State Univ, Kent, OH 44242
4-810:40 AM LATE HOLOCENE LAKE LEVEL IN THE UPPER GREAT LAKES: WHAT LAKE LEVEL DO YOU WANT IT TO BE?: THOMPSON, Todd A., Indiana Geological Survey, Indiana University, 611 North Walnut Grove, Bloomington, IN 47405, tthomps@indiana.edu, BAEDKE, Steve J., Dept. of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 7703, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, and JOHNSTON, John W., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave. W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
4-911:00 AM MID- TO LATE HOLOCENE ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES RECORDED BY SEDIMENT FROM LAKE ERIE'S EASTERN BASIN: ALLEN, Katherine A., Geological Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, kaa23@case.edu, SAYLOR, Beverly Z., Department of Geological Sciences, Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland, OH 44106-7216, BARRERA, Enriqueta, National Science Foundation, Rm 785, Arlington, VA 22230, and CLOTTS, Rebecca, Geology and Geophysics, and Limnological Research Center, Univ of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
4-1011:20 AM SEDIMENT MAGNETIC HYSTERESIS MEASUREMENTS AS A PALEOCLIMATE PROXY FROM LAKE BOSUMTWI, GHANA: FOX, Philip A.1, PECK, John A.1, SHANAHAN, Tim2, KING, John W.3, SCHOLZ, Christopher A.4, OVERPECK, Jonathan T.2, and AMOAKO, Philip Y.O.5, (1) Geology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, paf2@uakron.edu, (2) Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, (3) Grad. School Oceanography, Univ. Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI 02882, (4) Dept. Earth. Sci, Syracuse Univ, Syracuse, NY 13244-1070, (5) Ghana Geological Survey Department, Ministry Branch Post Office, Accra, M80, Ghana

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