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. 278
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Quaternary Geology


Johanna Kieniewicz, Alan Kehew and Don J. Easterbrook, Chairs
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Start Time
8:00 AM
8:15 AM
Dune Activation in the Eastern Great Plains of Nebraska and Kansas
HANSON, Paul R., Lincoln, NE 68502, JOECKEL, R.M., Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources and Department of Geosciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0996, JOHNSON, William, Dept. of Geography, University of Kansas, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, YOUNG, Aaron, Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, Univ. of Nebraska, 612 Hardin Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583-0996 and ARBOGAST, Alan, Geography, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1115, phanson2@unl.edu, phanson2@unl.edu
8:30 AM
Optical Ages from Eolian, Lacustrine and Fluvial Sediment in the Glacial Lake Wisconsin Basin
RAWLING III, J. Elmo, Geography/Geology, University of Wisconsin Platteville, 1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI 53818, HANSON, Paul, Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, Univ. of Nebraska, 102 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0517, YOUNG, Aaron R., School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 249 Hardin Hall, Section 17, Lincoln, NE 68583-0962 and ATTIG, John W., Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, Univ of Wisconsin, 3817 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53705, rawlingj@uwplatt.edu, rawlingj@uwplatt.edu
8:45 AM
A New Analytical Approach to Detect Cryptotephras in Arctic Lake Sediment Cores
SCHUPACK, Benjamin B., Department of Geological Sciences, Institute of Arctic & Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder, 450 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0450 and MILLER, Gifford, INSTAAR and Geological Sciences, Univ of Colorado, 1560 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80303, Schupack@colorado.edu, Schupack@colorado.edu
9:00 AM
Distribution and Origin of Disseminated Organic Carbon in Glacial Drift, Southwestern Michigan, USA
KEHEW, Alan E., Geosciences Department, Western Michigan University, 1903 West Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, BARNES, Nathaniel A., GeoTrans, Inc, 46010 Manekin Plaza, Suite 100, Sterling, VA 20166 and KRISHNAMURTHY, R.V., 1903 West Michigan Ave. 1187 Rood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, alan.kehew@wmich.edu, alan.kehew@wmich.edu
9:15 AM
Multiple Proxy Evidence from Paleosols for Abrupt Late Neogene Warming at the Gray Fossil Site, Northeastern TN, USA
SHUNK, Aaron Jacob, Geology, Baylor, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798 and DRIESE, Steven G., Terrestrial Paleoclimatology Research Group, Dept. of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, aaron_shunk@baylor.edu, aaron_shunk@baylor.edu
9:30 AM
Alpine Wetland Soils, Niwot Ridge, Front Range, Colorado
BURNS, Scott F. and GARLAND, Susan, Geology, Portland State University, 1721 SW Broadway AVE, Cramer Hall 17, Portland, OR 97201, BurnsS@pdx.edu, BurnsS@pdx.edu
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
FAROUK EL-BAZ AWARD for DESERT Research: Late Quaternary Environments in the Nile Basin
WILLIAMS, Martin A.J., Geographical & Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, 5005, Australia, martin.williams@adelaide.edu.au, martin.williams@adelaide.edu.au
10:30 AM
Holocene Floodplain Paleosol Sequences: Natural Versus Anthropogenically Driven Environmental Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
STRONG, Nikki, National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, Univ of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Mississippi River at 3rd Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, ESHETU, Zewdu, Forestry Research Center, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, 30708, Ethiopia, GEBRU, Tsige, Department of Earth Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, P.O. Box 343, Ethiopia, WILLENBRING, Jane, Institut für Mineralogie, University of Hanover, Callinstraße 3, Hanover, D-30167, Germany, HUANG, Yongsong, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, 324 Brook Street, Providence, RI 02912 and TERWILLIGER, Valery, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université François Rabelais de Tours, Parc Grandmont, Tours, F-37200, France, stro0068@umn.edu, stro0068@umn.edu
10:45 AM
Differentiating Lacustrine from Paludal Environments in Dakhleh Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt
KIENIEWICZ, Johanna, Department of Geosciences, Denison University, Granville, OH 43023, ADELSBERGER, Katherine, Department of Environmental Studies, Knox College, Galesburg, IL 61401 and SMITH, Jennifer, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington Univ, Campus Box 1169, 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899, kieniewiczj@denison.edu, kieniewiczj@denison.edu
11:00 AM
Testing Mechanisms of Paleo-Environmental Change during the Latest Pleistocene, Northern Channel Islands, California
PODOLL, Andrew and PINTER, Nicholas, Geology, Southern Illinois University, 1259 Lincoln Dr, Mailcode 4324, Carbondale, IL 62901, apodoll@siu.edu, apodoll@siu.edu
11:15 AM
Trends and Features of Climatic Changes during the Late Quaternary Recorded in Ulaan Lake Sediments, Mongolia
LEE, Min Kyung1, LEE, Yong Il2, LIM, Hyoun Soo3, LEE, Jae Il3 and YOON, Ho Il4, (1)School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151-747, South Korea, (2)School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National Univ, San 56-1, Sillim 9-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, 151 747, South Korea, (3)Paleoclimatology, Korea Polar Research Institute, KORDI, 1903 Get Pearl Tower, Songdo Techno Park 7-50, Incheon, 406-840, South Korea, (4)Polar Climate Research Center, Korea Polar Research Institute, Sondo Techno Park, 7-50, Songdo-dong, Yeonsu-gu, Inchon, 406-840, South Korea, suha27@snu.ac.kr, suha27@snu.ac.kr
11:30 AM
A Latest Holocene (4500 yr B.P. to Present) Paleovegetational Record (Pollen and Phytolith) from Catahoula Lake, Louisiana
TEDFORD, Rebecca Ann, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Howe-Russell Geoscience Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 and WARNY, Sophie, Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, rtedfo1@lsu.edu, rtedfo1@lsu.edu
11:45 AM