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. 192
Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T209. Forensic Geology


Cherukupalli E. Nehru, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
The Future of Geoforensics?
RUFFELL, Alastair, School of Geography, Archaeology & Palaeoecology, Queen's University, Belfast, Elmwood Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1NN, United Kingdom, DONNELLY, Laurance, Engineering, Halcrow Group Ltd, Deanway Technology Centre, Wilmslow Road, Handforth, SK9 3FB, United Kingdom and MURRAY, Raymond, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59803, a.ruffell@qub.ac.uk, a.ruffell@qub.ac.uk
8:20 AM
Forensic Geology in the United Kingdom and the United States
STAM, Marianne, California Department of Justice, Riverside, CA 92509 and MURRAY, Raymond C., 106 Ironwood Pl, Missoula, MT 59803-2425, Marianne.Stam@doj.ca.gov, Marianne.Stam@doj.ca.gov
8:35 AM
Specialaizatiion within Foresic Science – the Place of Geology
NEHRU, Cherukupalli E., Geology, Brooklyn College - CUNY, 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889, Nehru@Brooklyn.CUNY.edu, Nehru@Brooklyn.CUNY.edu
8:50 AM
Practical Use of Heavy Minerals in Forensic Studies
ISPHORDING, Wayne C., Tierra Consulting, P. O. Box U-2013, Mobile, AL 36688, isphordingw@bellsouth.net, isphordingw@bellsouth.net
9:05 AM
Cathodoluminescence as a Forensic Tool
PEASLEE, Graham F., Chemistry and Geological and Environmental Sciences, Hope College, Chemistry Dept, 35 E. 12th St, Holland, MI 49423, BUSCAGLIA, JoAnn, Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit, FBI Laboratory, Building 12, Quantico, VA 22135 and PALENIK, Christopher S., Microtrace LLC, 1750 Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL 60123-4900, peaslee@hope.edu, peaslee@hope.edu
9:25 AM
Exploring the Use of Crystal-Chemistry Based Manipulations of Digital X-Ray Maps as a Method of Discriminating among Soil Samples
SCHWANDT, Craig S., McCrone Associates, Inc, 850 Pasquinelli Drive, Westmont, IL 60559, cschwandt@mccrone.com, cschwandt@mccrone.com
9:40 AM
Trace Element Chemistry of Human Teeth - Leaching of Metals from Dental Amalgam
GERA, Sonali, Biology, Arkansas State University - Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 504 University Loop East, Jonesboro, AR 72401, BUCHANAN, Roger, Arkansas Biosciences Institute, Arkansas State University, 504 University Loop East, Jonesboro, AR 72401 and HANNIGAN, Robyn, Department of Chemistry and Program for Environmental Sciences, Arkansas State Univ, PO Box 419, State University, AR 72467, sonali.gera@smail.astate.edu, sonali.gera@smail.astate.edu
9:55 AM
Groundwater Supply and Construction Problems Related to a Bedrock High in Glacial Terrain, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
WEST, Terry R. and SYLVESTER, Linda, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, 550 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, trwest@purdue.edu, trwest@purdue.edu
10:10 AM
Pyrometamorphic Marbles: An Excursion into Forensic Archeology
WILLIAMS, Thomas J., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844 and BASSETT, Jill, Pomeroy Ranger District, Umatilla National Forest, PO Box 788, Pomeroy, WA 99237, tomw@uidaho.edu, tomw@uidaho.edu
10:25 AM
The Largest Act of Environmental Warfare in History
DUTCH, Steven I., Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001, dutchs@uwgb.edu, dutchs@uwgb.edu
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