2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 186 Wednesday, 31 October 2007
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 403

Sediments, Clastic

James E. Evans and Andrew D. Czaja, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
186-18:00 AM TIME FOR PARADIGM SHIFT IN THE CLASSIFICATION OF QUATERNARY GLACIAL DEPOSITS: RÄSÄNEN, Matti Erik, Department of Geology, University of Turku, Vesilinnantie 5, Turku 20014 Finland, mrasanen@utu.fi
186-28:15 AM DETERMINING GAS CONTENT FROM MUD GAS LOGS - EXAMPLES FROM NORTHEASTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA: WALSH, Warren, PO Box 9323 Stn Prov Gov, Victoria, BC V8W 9N3, Canada, warren.walsh@gov.bc.ca and DONOVAN, Bill, 780 E. Philips Dr S, Littleton, CO 80122
186-38:30 AM A FIELD-BASED CLASSIFICATION FOR COALS AND THEIR UNDERLYING DEPOSITS: FAW, Mary E., Department of Geology, Bowling Green State University, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403, mfaw@bgsu.edu and EVANS, James E., Department Of Geology, Bowling Green State Univerity, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403
186-48:45 AM COMPARISON OF FOSSIL FERN KEROGEN FROM TWO EOCENE CHERTS: CZAJA, Andrew D., Earth & Space Sciences and IGPP Center for the Study of Evolution and the Origin of Life, Univ of California, Los Angeles, 595 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, aczaja@ess.ucla.edu, KUDRYAVTSEV, Anatoliy B., IGPP Center for the Study of Evolution and the Origin of Life, Univ of California, Los Angeles, 595 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, CODY, George D., Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Rd, NW, Washington, DC 20015, and SCHOPF, J. William, Earth & Space Sciences, Molecular Biology Institute, and IGPP Center for the Study of Evolution and the Origin of Life, Univ of California, Los Angeles, 595 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567
186-59:00 AM U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY OF DETRITAL ZIRCONS FROM THE RUKWA RIFT BASIN, TANZANIA: NEW DATA ON THE PRE-NEOGENE TECONTIC AND SEDIMENTARY EVOLUTION OF THE WESTERN BRANCH OF THE EAST AFRICAN RIFT SYSTEM: ROBERTS, Eric M.1, O'CONNOR, Patrick M.2, ARMSTRONG, Richard A.3, STEVENS, Nancy J.2, and GOTTFRIED, Michael D.4, (1) School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Johannesburg, 2050, South Africa, eric.roberts@wits.ac.za, (2) Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, (3) Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National Univ, Canberra, (4) Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI 48824
186-69:15 AM SCALE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF TRANSPORT OF SEDIMENT IN EAST GONDWANALAND DURING THE CAMBRIAN: MYROW, Paul M., Department of Geology, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, pmyrow@coloradocollege.edu, HUGHES, Nigel, Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Riverside, 1432 Geology Building, Riverside, CA 92507, GOODGE, John, Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55812, FANNING, C. Mark, PRISE, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National Univ, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia, and WILLIAMS, Ian, Australian National Univ, Canberra, ACT, Australia
186-79:30 AM GLOBAL EPISODIC GROWTH OF CONTINENTAL CRUST RECORDED BY DETRITAL ZIRCONS: VOICE, Peter J., ERIKSSON, Ken, and KOWALESKI, Michal, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall (0420), Blacksburg, VA 24061, voicep@vt.edu
186-89:45 AM PRECAMBRIAN HIGH-ENERGY, MARINE SILICICLASTIC SHORELINE DEPOSITS IN THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, SW COLORADO (USA): EVANS, James E., Department Of Geology, Bowling Green State Univerity, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403, evansje@bgnet.bgsu.edu
 10:00 AM Break
186-910:15 AM THE ROLE OF PORE PRESSURE GENERATION IN SEDIMENT TRANSPORT WITHIN ALLUVIAL BASINS: YOU, Yao and PERSON, Mark A., Geological Sciences, Indiana Univ, 1001 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, yaoyou@indiana.edu
186-1010:30 AM AN EVALUATION OF RECOGNITION CRITERIA FOR ANCIENT BRAIDED VS. MEANDERING STREAMS: HELLER, Paul L.1, MOHRIG, David2, VIETTI, Laura1, PAOLA, Chris3, and LYNDS, Ranie1, (1) Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, heller@uwyo.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712-0254, (3) National Center for Earth-Surface Dynamics, Univ of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Mississippi River at 3rd Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
186-1110:45 AM LATE CRETACEOUS HIGH LATITUDE PALEOENVIRONMENTS AT THE KIKAK-TEGOSEAK DINOSAUR SITE, PRINCE CREEK FORMATION, NORTH SLOPE, ALASKA: MCCARTHY, Paul J.1, BRANDLEN, Erik1, FLAIG, Peter P.1, and FIORILLO, Anthony R.2, (1) Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, and Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 755780, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5780, mccarthy@gi.alaska.edu, (2) Museum of Nature and Science, P.O. Box 151469, Dallas, TX 75315
186-1211:00 AM CAN CHEMICAL WEATHERING OF VOLCANIC ASH RESULT IN THE FORMATION OF CHERT?: WADIA, Adil Minoo, Department of Geology, The University of Akron Wayne College, 1901 Smucker Road, Orrville, OH 44667, amwadia@uakron.edu
186-1311:15 AM DIFFERENTIATING PEDOGENESIS FROM DIAGENESIS IN EARLY TERRESTRIAL PALEOWEATHERING SURFACES FORMED ON GRANITIC COMPOSITION PARENT MATERIALS: DRIESE, Steven G., Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, Steven_Driese@baylor.edu, MEDARIS, Gordon Jr, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, REN, Minghua, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Univ of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, RUNKEL, Anthony, Minnesota Geological Survey, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2642 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55114-1057, and LANGFORD, Richard, Department of Geology, Univ of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave, El Paso, 79968
186-1411:30 AM EXTENDING FELDSPAR DIAGENETIC TRENDS WITH DATA FROM DEEP TO ULTRADEEP EOCENE WILCOX SANDSTONES OF THE NORTHERN TEXAS GULF OF MEXICO COAST: DUTTON, Shirley P.1, LOUCKS, Robert G.1, and MILLIKEN, Kitty L.2, (1) Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, University Station, Box X, Austin, TX 78713, shirley.dutton@beg.utexas.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712
186-1511:45 AM MUSCOVITE, ILLITE AND ORGANIC MATERIAL DRIVE QUARTZ PRESSURE SOLUTION AND STYLOLITE DEVELOPMENT IN PLIO-PLEISTOCENE, JURASSIC AND ORDOVICIAN SANDSTONES: PATAKI, Margaret E.H., Deepwater Stratigraphy, Chevron Energy Technology Company, 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road D1246, San Ramon, CA 94583, mplj@chevron.com and BOLES, James R., Department of Earth Science, University of California, Webb Hall, BLDG 526, Santa Barbara, CA 93106

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