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. 203
Monday, 6 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Environmental Geoscience I - Natural Hazard Assessment, 3D Modeling, and Site Characterization


Stanley Church and Jennifer M. Smith-Engle, Chairs
Paper #
Start Time
1:30 PM
South Texas Gulf Beach Maintenance as a Geological Process
SMITH-ENGLE, Jennifer M., Environmental Science Program, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5806, Jennifer.Smith-Engle@tamucc.edu, Jennifer.Smith-Engle@tamucc.edu
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Investigation of Pre-Settlement Floodplain Conditions In Preparation for River Restoration In Southwest Wisconsin
FERGUSON, Julia K., Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 550 N Park, Madison, WI 53706, jkferguson@wisc.edu, jkferguson@wisc.edu
2:15 PM
A Plant-Based Approach to Remediating a Nitrate-Contaminated Soil/aquifer System IN a Desert Environment
JORDAN, Fiona1, WAUGH, Jody2, GLENN, Edward P.3, BRUSSEAU, Mark L.4 and CARROLL, K.C.4, (1)Golder Associates, Inc, 5200 Pasadena, NE, Ste. C, Albuquerque, NM 87113, (2)Environmental Science Laboratory, S. M. Stoller Corporation, 2597 B 3/4 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81503, (3)Environmental Research Laboratory, University of Arizona, 2600 Airport Dr, Tucson, AZ 85706, (4)Soil Water and Environmental Science, University of Arizona, Rm. 429 Shantz Building, Tucson, AZ 85721-0038, fjordan@golder.com, fjordan@golder.com
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Analysis of Environmental Tracer Data to Help Determine Sources of High Nitrate Ground Water in Sanpete and Central Sevier Valleys, Central Utah
WALLACE, Janae, Utah Geological Survey, P.O. Box 146100, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100, janaewallace@utah.gov, janaewallace@utah.gov
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Wetlands in Coastal Settings: Water Contaminant Treatment and Restoration as a Function of Elevation and Hydroperiod
EATON, Timothy T.1, YI, Chuixiang1 and BOGER, Rebecca2, (1)School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College CUNY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, (2)Earth and Environmental Sciences, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210, Timothy.Eaton@qc.cuny.edu, Timothy.Eaton@qc.cuny.edu
3:30 PM
Catastrophic Release of Sediment from Orland Reservoir into the Fawn River, Northwestern Indiana, USA: Assessment of Flow, Sediment Dynamics, and Deposits
ZALEHA, Michael J., Department of Geology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501-0720, mzaleha@wittenberg.edu, mzaleha@wittenberg.edu
3:45 PM
Determination of Premining Geochemical Background and Delineation of Extent of Sediment Contamination In Blue Creek Downstream from Midnite Mine, Stevens County, Washington
CHURCH, Stanley E., U.S. Geological Survey, P.O. Box 25046, MS 973, Denver, CO 80225 and KIRSCHNER, Frederick E., P.O. Box 50392, Henderson, NV 89016, schurch@usgs.gov, schurch@usgs.gov
4:00 PM
The Role of Soil Components Such as Charge Characteristics on the Mobility of Contaminants Leached down Gradient of the Ordot Landfill Area In Central Guam
GOLABI, Mohammad H., Soil Labs, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam - USA, GU 96923, Guam and DENTON, Gary R.W., WERI, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Guam, Mangilao, GU 96923, Guam, mgolabi@uguam.uog.edu, mgolabi@uguam.uog.edu
4:15 PM
Stimulated Release of Natural Arsenic from Organic Matter Decomposition in Unlined Landfills
BOSTICK, Benjamin C.1, RENSHAW, Carl E.2 and DELEMOS, Jamie L.1, (1)Dept. of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, 6105 Fairchild Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, (2)Dept. of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, benjamin.bostick@dartmouth.edu, benjamin.bostick@dartmouth.edu
4:30 PM
Soil Properties In the Urban Core of New York City
SHAW, Richard K.1, AZZOLINA, Nick2, SKOROBOGATOV, Yelena3, NEHLS, Thomas4 and REINHARDT, Lindsay P.1, (1)USDA, NRCS, NYC Soil Survey, 1000 South Ave, Suite LL4, Staten Island, NY 10314, (2)ENSR Corporation, Ithaca, NY 14850-3342, (3)Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Long Island City, NY 11105, (4)Department of Soil Conservation, Technical University of Berlin, Salzufer 12, Berlin, 10587, Germany, richard.shaw@ny.usda.gov, richard.shaw@ny.usda.gov
4:45 PM
Non-Indigenous Minerals as Evidence of Anthropogenic Contamination in An Urban Environment
ISPHORDING, Wayne C., Tierra Consulting, P. O. Box U-2013, Mobile, AL 36688, isphordingw@bellsouth.net, isphordingw@bellsouth.net