Southeastern Section–56th Annual Meeting (29–30 March 2007)
Session No. 30 Friday, 30 March 2007
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hyatt Regency Savannah on the Historic Riverfront: Harborside West

T6. Undergraduate Research (Posters)

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM
 Paper #Booth #
30-15ASSESSING GLOBAL WATER SCARCITY: DEKNIGHT, Brittany, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613, brittany.deknight@furman.edu and DRIPPS, Weston R., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
30-26AN EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF SAMPLE PROCESSING TREATMENTS ON ALKALINITY MEASUREMENTS OF GROUND WATER FROM A PIEDMONT REGION: WILLIAMS, Amy1, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, and LEWIS, Gregory P.2, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, amy.williams@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
30-37SPATIAL VARIATION OF CARBON SPECIES IN AN URBANIZED WATERSHED IN THE PIEDMONT OF SOUTH CAROLINA: SLATER, Lehne1, WILLIAMS, Amy1, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, and LEWIS, Gregory P.2, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, lehne.slater@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
30-48A TWO YEAR STUDY OF WEST GEORGIA STREAMS: VARIATIONS IN TURBIDITY, FECAL COLIFORM BACTERIA, NUTRIENTS, AND TOTAL SUSPENDED SOLIDS, AND THEIR CORRELATIONS WITH FLOW: BLAISE, Jennifer Beth and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, jblaise1@my.westga.edu
30-59HYDROGEOLOGIC CHARACTERIZATION OF THE BUNCHED ARROWHEAD, SAGITTARIA FASCICULATA: BAXTER, Rachel, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613, rachel.baxter@furman.edu and DRIPPS, Weston R., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
30-610GIS BASED WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF THE SALUDA AND REEDY RIVER BASINS USING SWAT MODEL: IRIZARRY, Ivan, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman Univ, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, ivan.irizarry@furman.edu and MUTHUKRISHNAN, Suresh, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
30-711OSTRACODES AS INDICATORS OF HYDROCHEMISTRY AT A RECLAIMED SURFACE MINE, THE WILDS, SOUTHEASTERN OHIO: ESSELBURN, Jason D. and VAN HORN, Stephen R., Department of Geology, Muskingum College, 163 Stormont Street, New Concord, OH 43762, jasone@muskingum.edu
30-812ENVIRONMENTAL EVOLUTION OF THE CHINCOTEAGUE – ASSATEAGUE LAGOON/MARSH SYSTEM AS INFERED FROM THE SEDIMENT RECORD: MAYNARD-FORD, Miriam Claire, Environmental Science and Geology, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, mmayn4yg@umw.edu and ODHIAMBO, Ben Kisila
30-913SEDIMENT PROPERTIES AND WATER COLUMN PROFILES OF THE WILMINGTON RIVER ESTUARY (SAVANNAH, GA): COMPTON, Sanya, HENDERSON, Ebony, and PRIDE, Carol, Marine Science Program, Savannah State University, P.O. Box 20091, Savannah, GA 31404, sanic069@hotmail.com
30-1014SEDIMENTOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF QUATERNARY FOSSIL-BEARING LAKESHORE SEDIMENTS FROM PILOT VALLEY, NV: IMPLICATIONS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE: LIUTKUS, Cynthia M., RAINES, Sommer D., and QUICK, Jonathan B., Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU box 32067, Boone, NC 28608, sr62598@APPSTATE.EDU
30-1115MASS WASTING ASSOCIATED WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AT JONES GAP STATE PARK, GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC: TASICH, Christopher M., GARRETT, C. Guinn, and RANSON, William A., Earth & Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, chris.tasich@furman.edu
30-1216MAPPING HIGH-TERRACE DEPOSITS IN KARST TERRAIN, EAST-CENTRAL TENNESSEE: GENTRY, Joshua, MILLS, Hugh, and HARRISON, Michael, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Tennessee Tech University, PO Box 5062, Cookeville, TN 38505, jlgentry22@tntech.edu
30-1317PLEISTOCENE BRAIDED-RIVER DEPOSITS FROM THE INNER PIEDMONT OF SOUTH CAROLINA: POTERALA, Stephen and CASTLE, James W., Dept. of Geological Sciences, Clemson University, 340 Brackett Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-0919, spotera@clemson.edu
30-1418DO PLAYA SEDIMENTS TRACK PALEOENVIRONMENT?: SEDIMENTOLOGICAL ANALYSES OF QUATERNARY LAKE CORES FROM PILOT VALLEY, NV: QUICK, Jonathan B. and LIUTKUS, Cynthia M., Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU box 32067, Boone, NC 28608, jq53844@appstate.edu
30-1519STATISTICAL TRENDS IN AMINO ACID COMPOSITION OF CHIONE ELEVATA FROM FLORIDA'S PLIO-PLEISTOCENE SHELL BEDS: A PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF CANONICAL DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS (CDA): BARRY, Sarah1, SANFORD, Paul K. II1, OCHES, Eric A.1, HARRIES, Peter J.1, PORTELL, Roger W.2, and HERBERT, Gregory1, (1) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, mouk0@aol.com, (2) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
30-1620KINETIC MODELS OF AMINO ACID RACEMIZATION IN FOSSIL SHELLS: APPLICATIONS TO GEOCHRONOLOGY AND PALEOTHERMOMETRY OF FLORIDA'S PLIO-PLEISTOCENE RECORD: KOH, Sarah1, SANFORD, Paul K. II1, OCHES, Eric A.1, HARRIES, Peter J.1, HERBERT, Gregory1, and PORTELL, Roger W.2, (1) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, blue322@cfl.rr.com, (2) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
30-1721EXTINCTION, SURVIVAL, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN: A PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE MURICID GASTROPOD GENUS UROSALPINX THROUGH A PLIO-PLEISTOCENE EXTINCTION IN FLORIDA: NAKAGAKI, Michael1, HERBERT, Gregory S.2, HARRIES, Peter J.2, OCHES, Eric A.2, and PORTELL, Roger3, (1) Guilford College, 5800 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410, mnakagak@guilford.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (3) Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Museum Road, P.O. Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611
30-1822TAXONOMIC COMPARISON OF AMINO ACID GEOCHEMISTRY AMONG LATE PLEISTOCENE MARINE INVERTEBRATES FROM FLORIDA: MONTONE, Livia1, SANFORD, Paul K. II2, KOH, Sarah2, OCHES, Eric A.2, HARRIES, Peter J.2, WEHMILLER, John F.1, PORTELL, Roger W.3, and HERBERT, Gregory2, (1) Department of Geology, College of Marine and Earth Studies, University of Delaware, Penny Hall, Newark, DE 19716, lmontone@UDel.Edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (3) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
30-1923DEVELOPMENTAL BASIS OF SIZE DECREASE IN TURRITELLA GASTROPODS DURING A REGIONAL MASS EXTINCTION IN THE PLIO-PLEISTOCENE OF FLORIDA: LAVARREDA, Anna1, EMERSON, Erica2, HERBERT, Gregory3, HARRIES, Peter3, OCHES, Eric3, and PORTELL, Roger4, (1) Smith College, Northhampton, MA 01063, alavaerre@email.smith.edu, (2) Mount Holyoke College, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075, (3) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (4) Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Museum Road, P.O. Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611
30-2024EFFECTS OF SAMPLING ON THE OBSERVED RICHNESS AND EVENNESS OF MOLLUSCAN ASSEMBLAGES IN THE PLIOCENE PINECREST BEDS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: FLANNAGAN, Claire1, BUHLER, April2, LOCKWOOD, Rowan1, HERBERT, Gregory2, HARRIES, Peter2, OCHES, Eric2, and PORTELL, Roger3, (1) Department of Geology, The College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187, ckflan@wm.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (3) Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Museum Road, P.O. Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611
30-2125TAPHONOMIC, TAXONOMIC, AND SEDIMENTOLOGIC ANALYSIS OF FLORIDA'S PLIO-PLEISTOCENE SHELL BEDS: A COMPARISON OF TWO DEPOSITIONAL END MEMBERS: RADOSAVLJEVIC, Boris1, DIXON, Nathaniel A.2, BUHLER, April1, HARRIES, Peter J.1, OCHES, Eric A.1, HERBERT, Gregory M.1, and PORTELL, Roger W.3, (1) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, bradosav@mail.usf.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Carleton College, 1 N. College St, Northfield, MN 55057, (3) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
30-2226EVIDENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE DURING THE LAST INTERGLACIAL FROM EOLIAN AND NEARSHORE CARBONATES: SAN SALVADOR ISLAND, BAHAMAS: DUNCAN, Laura, LEBLANC, Ryan, and TORMEY, Blair, Department of Geosciences and NRCM, Western Carolina University, 331 Stillwell Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723, btormey@wcu.edu
30-2327CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN (IODP EXPEDITION 306, SITE U1314) AT CA. 1.5 MA: SORRELL, Jennifer and JUDGE, Shelley A., Department of Geology, Muskingum College, 163 Stormont St, New Concord, OH 43762-1199, jsorrell@muskingum.edu
30-2428CONCENTRATION OF HEAVY GRAINS IN THE CORE CATCHER SAMPLES OF MID EOCENE TO LATE PLEISTOCENE SEDIMENTS FROM THE LOMONOSOV RIDGE, ARCTIC OCEAN: CONNER, Kenneth C., Department of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, connerkc@jmu.edu and ST. JOHN, Kristen, Geology And Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 7703, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
30-2529CONSTRAINING THE SEVERITY OF PLIOCENE STORMS: EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL HYDRODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF MERCENARIA IN FLORIDA'S PINECREST BEDS: DIXON, Nathaniel A.1, RADOSAVLJEVIC, Boris2, HARRIES, Peter J.2, OCHES, Eric A.2, HERBERT, Gregory S.2, COWAN, Clinton A.1, and PORTELL, Roger W.3, (1) Department of Geology, Carleton College, 1 N. College St, Northfield, MN 55057, dixonn@carleton.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (3) Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Museum Road, P.O. Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611
30-2630RECONSTRUCTING THE DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF A LATE PLIOCENE SHELL BED IN FLORIDA: INSIGHTS FROM BENTHIC FORAMINIFERS: MEYER, Michael B.1, RADOSAVLJEVIC, Boris2, HARRIES, Peter J.2, HERBERT, Gregory S.2, OCHES, Eric A.2, and MENDELSON, Carl V.1, (1) The R. D. Salisbury Department of Geology, Beloit College, 700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511, meyerm@stu.beloit.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620
30-2731THE BIVALVE FAUNA OF FLORIDA'S PLIOCENE PINECREST BEDS: PALEOECOLOGIC IMPLICATIONS OF HIGH-RESOLUTION SAMPLING: BUHLER, April1, FLANNAGAN, Claire2, HARRIES, Peter J.1, HERBERT, Gregory S.1, OCHES, Eric A.1, and PORTELL, Roger W.3, (1) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, abuhler@mail.usf.edu, (2) Department of Geology, The College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187, (3) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
30-2832TOOTH ENAMEL MICROSTRUCTURE IN PHYTOSAURIA (REPTILIA:ARCHOSAURIA) AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR PHYLOGENY, ECOLOGY, AND BIOSTRATIGRAPHY: CAMP, Jessica A., Geology Department, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 15988, Boone, NC 28608, jc57674@appstate.edu and HECKERT, Andrew B., Dept. of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32067, Boone, NC 28608
30-2933SYSTEMATICS AND PALEOECOLOGY OF SILURIAN ROCKWOOD FORMATION BRACHIOPODS AND CORALS, TIFTONIA, HAMILTON COUNTY, TN: SHINPAUGH, Joshua E., Physics, Geology and Astronomy, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Avenue, MC 6556, Bretske Hall, Chattanooga, TN 37403, Joshua-Shinpaugh@utc.edu and HOLMES, Ann, Physics, Geology and Astronomy, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Avenue, MC 6556, Chattanooga, TN 37403
30-3034A PETROGRAPHIC COMPARISON OF THE SILURIAN-AGE OOLITIC IRONSTONES OF THE KEEFER FORMATION AND BIRMINGHAM MEMBER OF THE RED MOUNTAIN FORMATION: EDWARDS, William Brockton and SMITH, Michael S., Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403, wbe8446@uncw.edu
30-3135STRATIGRAPHY OF THE AVIS LIMESTONE MEMBER IN THE HINTON FORMATION, ATHENS, WV: PERRY, Chivon Noelle, Physical Science, Concord University, 209 W. Randolph St, Lewisburg, WV 24901, perry_4_geology@yahoo.com and MATCHEN, David L., Physical Sciences, Concord University, 13 Concord University, PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
30-3236GEOLOGY AND ECOLOGY ALONG THE SWAMP RABBIT RAILS-TO-TRAILS CORRIDOR, GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC: GARRETT, C. Guinn, TASICH, Christopher M., and RANSON, William A., Earth & Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, guinn.garrett@furman.edu
30-3337GEOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF THE UPPERMOST GREAT SMOKY GROUP AND TALLADEGA BELT ROCKS IN GEORGIA: PROPOSED CORRELATION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR PROVENANCE: LAVOIE, Beth1, POLLACK, Gerald D.1, KROGSTAD, Eirik J.1, COSTELLO, John O.2, and MALCHOW, Russell L.1, (1) Geosciences, Georgia State University, 24 Peachtree Center Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, bethlavoie@yahoo.com, (2) 16530 Hopewell Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004
30-3438FROM FARMLAND TO BOOMING METROPOLIS: DEPOSITIONAL HISTORY OF A PIEDMONT POND IN RESPONSE TO URBANIZATION, CHARLOTTE NC: DIEMER, J.A., BRATTON, K.J., BRAZELL, S.J., FLINCHUM, W.M., HATTAWAY, A.L., HELM, C.D., MORETZ, M.K., PERROS, J.J., VLACHOU, A.S., and WEAVER, J.C., Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, jadiemer@uncc.edu
30-3539ANALYSIS OF SOIL EROSION AND SEDIMENT TRANSPORT IN A SUB-WATERSHED OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER IN VIRGINIA: CARPENTER, Johanna Kathryn and ODHIAMBO, Ben Kisila, Earth and Environmental Science, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, jcarp1am@umw.edu
30-3640SPATIAL ANALYSIS AND RADIOGENIC CHARACTERIZATION OF SEDIMENTS TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL POLLUTANT PATHWAYS IN REMOTE SUB-WATERSHEDS OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER: WATSON, Amy A., KIKER, Joseph M., and ODHIAMBO, Ben Kisila, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, awats8hg@umw.edu

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