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. 295
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T130. Opportunities at the Interface: Minerals, Bugs, and Aqueous Solutions

Geochemical Society


Maria Dittrich and Andreas Luttge, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
Water Ordering and Redox Process at Hematite-Water Interfaces
CATALANO, Jeffrey G., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1169, Saint Louis, MO 63130, FENTER, Paul, Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439, PARK, Changyong, HPCAT, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Building 434E, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439 and ROSSO, Kevin M., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, P.O. Box 999, MSIN K8-96, Richland, WA 99352, catalano@wustl.edu, catalano@wustl.edu
8:20 AM
Distinct Magnetic Properties of Magnetite Formed by Dissimilatory Iron Reducers
SALAS, Everett C., NEALSON, Kenneth H. and PLATZMAN, Ellen, Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, everetts@usc.edu, everetts@usc.edu
8:40 AM
Redox Linked Coordination Change In OmcA: Implications for Dissimilatory Fe(III) Reduction
KHARE, Nidhi, Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Avenue, Laramie, WY 82070, EGGLESTON, Carrick M., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071-3006 and LOVELACE, David M., Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Avenue, Laramie, WY 82071, nkhare900@gmail.com, nkhare900@gmail.com
8:55 AM
Surface Water Temperature Controls on Microbial Communities at the El Tatio Geyser Field, Chile
DUNCKEL, Anne1, SAWYER, Audrey Hucks2, FRANKS, Megan2, BENNETT, Phillip2 and CARDENAS, M. Bayani2, (1)Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas, 1 University Station - C1100, Austin, TX 78712-0254, (2)Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas Austin, 1 University Station C1140, Austin, TX 78712, antarctican.ad@gmail.com, antarctican.ad@gmail.com
9:10 AM
9:25 AM
Microbial Communities and Groundwater Chemistry in a Pristine Confined Aquifer
FLYNN, Theodore M., SANFORD, Robert A. and BETHKE, Craig M., Department of Geology, University of Illinois, 1301 W. Green St, Urbana, IL 61801, tmflynn2@uiuc.edu, tmflynn2@uiuc.edu
9:40 AM
Effect of Mycorrhizospheric Fungal/bacterial/root/mineral Interactions on Chemical Weathering and Nutrient Partitioning in Pine Growth Experiments
KELLER, C.K., School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Washington State University, P.O. Box 642812, Pullman, WA 99161 and BALOGH-BRUNSTAD, Zsuzsanna, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Hartwick College, Johnstone Science Center, One Hartwick Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820, ckkeller@wsu.edu, ckkeller@wsu.edu
9:55 AM
The Role of Calcium in the Formation of Membrane Vesicles on Cyanobacteria Surfaces
DITTRICH, Maria, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Seestrasse 79, 6047 Kastanienbaum, Switzerland, FISCHER, Cornelius, Department of Earth Science MS-126, Rice University, 6100 South Main Street, Houston, TX 77005 and LUTTGE, Andreas, Dept. of Earth Science, Rice Univ, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, maria.dittrich@eawag.ch, maria.dittrich@eawag.ch
10:10 AM
In Search of the Microbe/solid Interface: A New Approach Using Super-Resolution Vertical Scanning Interferometry Measurements
NEALSON, Kenneth H.1, WATERS, Michael S.2, EL-NAGGAR, Moh1, FISCHER, Cornelius3, ARVIDSON, Rolf S.3 and LUTTGE, Andreas4, (1)Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, (2)Molecular and Computational Biology / Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, (3)Department of Earth Science MS-126, Rice University, 6100 S Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, (4)Dept. of Earth Science, Rice Univ, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, knealson@usc.edu, knealson@usc.edu
10:25 AM
In-Situ Monitoring of the Biofilm Formation of Pseudomonas Putida on Hematite Using Flow-Cell ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy
OJEDA, Jesus J., ROMERO-GONZALEZ, Maria E., M. POURAN, Hamid and BANWART, Steven A., Cell-Mineral Research Centre, The University of Sheffield, Kroto Research Institute, Broad Lane, Sheffield, S3 7HQ, United Kingdom, j.ojeda@sheffield.ac.uk, j.ojeda@sheffield.ac.uk
10:40 AM
Ingerson Lecture: Nanoscale Insights into the Mechanisms Responsible for the Strange Kinetic and Solubility Behavior of Aragonite In Seawater
MORSE, John W.1, GORMAN, Brian P.2, LEE, Janie1 and WALTON, Katherine1, (1)Deaprtment of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, (2)Department of Material Sciences and Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203, morse@ocean.tamu.edu, morse@ocean.tamu.edu
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