2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Session No. 72
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

J6. Developments in Aeolian Research: Bridging the Interface between Soil, Sediment, and Atmosphere I

GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; S06 Soil & Water Management & Conservation; International Society of Aeolian Research (ISAR); S05 Pedology; GSA Geology and Health Division


Thomas E. Gill and Ted M. Zobeck, Conveners/Advocates
Paper #
Start Time
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Out of Africa and across Oceans: Geochemical Evidence for Long-Range-Transported Dust Additions to Soils on Insular Landscapes
MUHS, Daniel R., U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO 80225, BUDAHN, James R., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, Mail Stop 964, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225 and PROSPERO, Joseph M., Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33149, dmuhs@usgs.gov, dmuhs@usgs.gov
8:25 AM
Winds of Change: Perspective on Ancient Eolian Sedimentology - Past, Present and Future
CHAN, Marjorie, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 115 South 1460 East, Room 383 FASB, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, marjorie.chan@utah.edu, marjorie.chan@utah.edu
8:45 AM
Aeolian Transgressive Dunefield Barriers of Northern and Southern Brazil
HESP, Patrick A., Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, 227 Howe Russell Knifffen Bldg, Baton Rouge, LA 79803, pahesp@lsu.edu, pahesp@lsu.edu
9:05 AM
Sand Seas and Dune Fields of the World. A Digital Atlas
LANCASTER, Nick, Desert Research Institute, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512, nick@dri.edu, nick@dri.edu
9:25 AM
9:40 AM
Agriculture as a source of Aeolian sediment affecting air quality
SHARRATT, Brenton S., USDA Agricultural Research Service, 213 LJ Smith Hall, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164, sharratt@wsu.edu, sharratt@wsu.edu
10:00 AM
Regional Differences In Seasonal Dust Deposition Rates In the Southwestern U.S
REHEIS, Marith, U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 980, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, mreheis@usgs.gov, mreheis@usgs.gov
10:15 AM
The Increased Potential for Aeolian Transport Following Wildfire
SANKEY, Joel B., Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 S. 8th Ave Stop 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209, GERMINO, Matthew J., Department of Biology, Idaho State University, 921 S 8th Ave, Stop 8007, Pocatello, ID 83209-80 and GLENN, Nancy F., Department of Geosciences, BCAL, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725-1535, sankjoel@isu.edu, sankjoel@isu.edu
10:30 AM
Introducing a New International Society of Aeolian Research
ZOBECK, Ted M., Wind Erosion and Water Conservation Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 3810 4th St, Lubbock, TX 79415, LEE, Jeff, Economics and Geography, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1014, LANCASTER, Nicholas, Desert Rsch Institute, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512 and BULLARD, Joanna E., Geography, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, United Kingdom, ted.zobeck@ars.usda.gov, ted.zobeck@ars.usda.gov
10:50 AM
11:05 AM
Concluding Remarks