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. 257
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Environmental Geoscience II


Curtis Hollabaugh and Timothy Richard Green, Chairs
Paper #
Start Time
1:30 PM
Measuring Thermal Properties on Mars: Relaxation of Requirements for Transient Heated Needle Measurements of Material Thermal Properties
COBOS, Douglas, CAMPBELL, Gaylon and CAMPBELL, Colin, Research and Development, Decagon Devices, 2365 NE Hopkins Court, Pullman, WA 99163, doug@decagon.com, doug@decagon.com
1:45 PM
Long-Term Drought Solutions in Georgia: Well Fields and Drinking Water Reservoirs
HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L. and HARRIS, Randa R., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, chollaba@westga.edu, chollaba@westga.edu
2:00 PM
Understanding Ecosystem Responses to Environmental Perturbations and Secular Changes Using Sediment Cores
LONG, David1, PARSONS, Matthew J.2, YANSA, Catherine3, MCLEAN, Colleen2 and VANNIER, Ryan2, (1)Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, (2)Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science, East Lansing, MI 48824, (3)Geography, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, long@msu.edu, long@msu.edu
2:15 PM
Water and Wastewater Management in Rural Costa Rica
CLAPP, Adam G., Environmental Science, Baylor University, PO Box 97354, Waco, TX 76689, YELDERMAN Jr, Joe C., Geology, Baylor University, PO Box 97354, Waco, TX 76798 and SCHEFFE, Brian, Boulder, CO 80302, Adam_Clapp@baylor.edu, Adam_Clapp@baylor.edu
2:30 PM
Improving Water Quality and Fish Habitat in the Bad River in Northern Wisconsin -- the Work of the Bad River Watershed Association
FITZ, Tom, Geoscience, Northland College, 1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806 and WHEELER, Michele, Bad River Watershed Association, 422 Third Street West, Suite 105, Ashland, WI 54806, tfitz@northland.edu, tfitz@northland.edu
2:45 PM
Porosity Loss in Subsurface -Flow Treatment Wetlands
POTTERTON, Tina, Environmental Science, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97266, Waco, TX 76798, YELDERMAN Jr, Joe C., Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798 and FORBES, Margaret, Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research, Baylor University, P.O. Box 97388, Waco, TX 76798, Tina_Potterton@baylor.edu, Tina_Potterton@baylor.edu
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Thecamoebians (Testate Amoebae) as Proxies of Ecosystem Health in Oil Sands Lakes and Wetlands
NEVILLE, Lisa Ann1, MCCARTHY, Francine M.G.1, MACKINNON, Michael D.2 and MARLOWE, Patricia3, (1)Earth Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave, St. Catharines, ON L2S3A1, Canada, (2)Syncrude Canada Ltd, Edmonton, AB T6N 1H4, Canada, (3)Golder Associates Ltd, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C8, Canada, lisaneville1@hotmail.com, lisaneville1@hotmail.com
3:30 PM
Storm Water Turbidity Control by Flow Energy Dissipation and Chemical Treatment in Stilling Basins
BHARDWAJ, Ajay K. and MCLAUGHLIN, Richard A., Soil Science, North Carolina State University, 100 Derieux Street, Box 7619, Department of Soil Science, NCSU, Raleigh, NC 27695, ajaykbhardwaj@gmail.com, ajaykbhardwaj@gmail.com
3:45 PM
Spatial Features, Scaling and Simulation in Semi-Arid Agricultural Terrain
GREEN, Timothy Richard, Agricultural Systems Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, CO 80526, MA, Liwang, Agricultural Systems Research Unit, USDA-ARS, 2150 Centre Ave, BLDG. D, STE. 200, Fort Collins, CO 80526 and ERSKINE, Robert H., USDA-ARS, Fort collins, CO 80526, tim.green@ars.usda.gov, tim.green@ars.usda.gov
4:00 PM
Geochemical Characterization of Beaver Reservoir Sediments Containing Drinking Water Treatment Residuals
PATTON, Jason A., Physical Sciences Department, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR 72801 and BOSS, Stephen K., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, jpatton@atu.edu, jpatton@atu.edu
4:15 PM
A New Paradigm for the BioSynthesis and Sequestration of CO2
DEICHMAN, C. LeRoy, Shelbyville, MO 63469, leroy.deichman@yahoo.com, leroy.deichman@yahoo.com