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. 222
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Geochemistry; Geochemistry, Organic


Amy Kelly, Emily Peterman and Saugata Datta, Chairs
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Start Time
8:00 AM
NEW Strategies for Finding Natural Gas
MANGO, Frank, Petroleum Habitats, 808 Soboda Ct, Houston, TX 77079 and JARVIE, Daniel, Worldwide Geochemistry, 218 Higgins Street, Humble, TX 77338, dinacat.mango@gmail.com, dinacat.mango@gmail.com
8:15 AM
Salinity Biomarkers- Uncommon Steranes from Neoproterozoic Sediments and Oils
KELLY, Amy, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT, E25-629, 45 Carleton St, Cambridge, MA 02142, LOVE, Gordon, Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, Geology 1462, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, GROSJEAN, Emmanuelle, Petroleum and Marine Division, Geoscience Australia, GPO Box 378, Canberra, 2601, Australia, ZUMBERGE, John E., GeoMark Research, Ltd, 9748 Whithorn Drive, Houston, TX 77095 and SUMMONS, Roger, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02142, kellya@mit.edu, kellya@mit.edu
8:30 AM
Sterane Distributions Record Eukaryotic Community Structure In the Proterozoic
LOVE, Gordon D.1, LI, Chao1, BOWDEN, Stephen A.2, STALVIES, Charlotte3 and SUMMONS, Roger E.4, (1)Department of Earth Sciences, UC Riverside, Geology Building, Riverside, CA 92521, (2)Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, (3)CENGEO, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, (4)EAPS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, glove@ucr.edu, glove@ucr.edu
8:45 AM
Oxygen Isotope Ratios of Syntaxial Quartz Overgrowths In Cambrian Sandstones, Central Wisconsin
TRZASKUS, Andrew P., KITA, Noriko T., CARROLL, Alan R., DOTT Jr, Robert H. and VALLEY, John W., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1215 W. Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, trzaskus@geology.wisc.edu, trzaskus@geology.wisc.edu
9:00 AM
Chemostratigraphic Correlation of Terminal Neoproterozoic Units from Caborca, Mexico
LOYD, Sean J.1, CORSETTI, Frank A.2, HAGADORN, James W.3, KAUFMAN, Alan J.4, LYONS, Timothy W.5 and MORALES, Ariel B.3, (1)Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, 3651 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089, (2)Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, (3)Department of Geology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, (4)Geology Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, (5)Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, loyd@usc.edu, loyd@usc.edu
9:15 AM
Evaluating Fluid Type and GOR in Petroleum Systems Using Headspace Cuttings Gas Data
MICHELFELDER, Gary S.1, SADLER, T.J.1 and KEEGAN, Caitriona Rayne2, (1)Dept of Geological Sciences, New Mexico State Universty, 1525 Stewart St, Breland Hall Rm 129, Las Cruces, NM 88003, (2)Keegan Geochemical Consults AS, Postboks 1506, Stavanger, 4093, Norway, gmichelf@nmsu.edu, gmichelf@nmsu.edu
9:30 AM
Detailed Clay Mineralogy and Pore Water Geochemistry of Mud and Thermal Measurements from the Vents from Baratang Mud Volcanoes from Andamans, India: Linking Tectonics to Mud Chemistry to Extrusion Mechanism
DATTA, Saugata, Department of Geology, Kansas State University, Lawrence, KS, FLEMMING, Roberta, Earth Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Biol and Geology Bldg, London, ON N6A5B7, Canada, SCHIMMEL, Scott E., Department of Crop and Soil Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605 and BHATTACHARYYA, Chitta, Geology, University of Calcutta, 35 Ballygunj Circular Road, Ballygunj Science College, Calcutta, 700019, India, sdatta@ksu.edu, sdatta@ksu.edu
9:45 AM
Influences of Alkalinity and pCO2 on CaCO3 Nucleation from Seawater
LEE, Janie and MORSE, John W., Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, jlee@ocean.tamu.edu, jlee@ocean.tamu.edu
10:00 AM
Sedimentary Records of Biomarkers as Milestones for Evolutionary Innovations
BRASSELL, Simon Christopher, Geological Sciences, Indiana Univ, 1001 E. Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, simon@indiana.edu, simon@indiana.edu
10:15 AM
Constraints on the Depths and Temperatures of Basaltic Magma Generation on Earth and Other Terrestrial Planets
LEE, Cin-Ty and LUFFI, Peter, Earth Science, Rice Univ, MS 126, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, ctlee@rice.edu, ctlee@rice.edu
10:30 AM
K-Feldspar Microtexture and Argon Transport
HEIZLER, Matthew T.1, PARSONS, Ian2, SANDERS, Robert E.3 and HEIZLER, Lynn L.1, (1)New Mexico Bureau of Geology, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, (2)Grant Institute of Earth Sci, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JW, United Kingdom, (3)Earth and Environmental Sci, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, matt@nmt.edu, matt@nmt.edu
10:45 AM
Chemical Abrasion Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry (CA-TIMS) Method Development for Monazite
PETERMAN, Emily M., MATTINSON, James M. and HACKER, Bradley R., Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, epeterman@umail.ucsb.edu, epeterman@umail.ucsb.edu
11:00 AM
Fossils as Alpha Thermochronometers
COPELAND, Peter, Geoscience, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, TX 77204, WATSON, E. Bruce, Earth and Environmetal Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Jonsson-Rowland Science Center 1W19, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590, THOMAS, J.B., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180 and COX, Katrina, Core Lab, 6316 Windfern Rd, Houston, TX 77040, copeland@uh.edu, copeland@uh.edu
11:15 AM
A Field Test of Cosmogenic 3He Dating in Calcite
AMIDON, William H., Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, MC 100-23, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, FARLEY, Ken A., Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 and HYNEK, Scott, Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 135 S 1460 E, Salt Lake City, 84112, wamidon@gps.caltech.edu, wamidon@gps.caltech.edu
11:30 AM
Oxygen and Hydrogen Isotopic Study of the Iron Ore Group (IOG), a Mid Archean Eastern Indian Greenstone Belt
BANERJEE, Sandeep1, GREGORY, Robert T.1, BASU, Asish R.2, RICHARDS, Ian1 and FERGUSON, Kurt1, (1)Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Avenue, Dallas, TX 75275, (2)Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 227 Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, sbanerje@smu.edu, sbanerje@smu.edu