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. 304
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Sediments, Carbonates / Clastic (Posters)

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM.


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The Pulse of the Earth: Implications of U-Pb and Hf Ages from Detrital Zircons
VOICE, Peter J., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, ERIKSSON, Kenneth A., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 and KOWALEWSKI, Michal, Department of Geological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, Blacksburg, VA 24061, voicep@vt.edu, voicep@vt.edu
Geochemistry and Petrography of Sandstones from the Huizachal and La Joya Formations (Upper Triassic–Lower Jurassic), NE of México
RUBIO CISNEROS, Igor I., Facultad de Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, México, Hacienda de Guadalupe, Carretera a Cerro Prieto Km.8, Linares, 64700, Mexico, igor_rubio@yahoo.com, igor_rubio@yahoo.com
Petrology and Chemistry of Cave Pearls from Gruta De Las Canicas (Cave of the Marbles), Tabasco, Mexico
HOUSTON, Shari, MOZLEY, Peter S., CAMPBELL, Andrew R. and BOSTON, Penny, Earth and Environmental Science, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801, shouston@nmt.edu, shouston@nmt.edu
Detrital Mineral Chemistry and Petrographic Constraints on Provenance of Snowbird Group Siltstones, Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
CHAKRABORTY, Suvankar1, MOECHER, David1 and SAMSON, Scott2, (1)Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University Of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, (2)Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, 204 Heroy Laboratory, Syracuse, NY 13244, schak4@uky.edu, schak4@uky.edu
From Pristine to Diagenetically Altered Skeletal Material: Examples from the South Texas Gulf Coast
CASILLAS, Megan Brock and CHAFETZ, Henry S., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-5007, megan.brock@gmail.com, megan.brock@gmail.com
Origin of Lake Superior Region Early Paleozoic Super-Mature Quartz Arenites: Evidence from U-Pb Detrital Zircon Ages
KONSTANTINOU, Alexandros, Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 320, Building 320, Stanford, CA 94305, WIRTH, Karl R., Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105, CRADDOCK, John P., Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105, DAVIDSON, C., Department of Geology, Carleton College, One North College St, Northfield, MN 55057 and VERVOORT, Jeffrey, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Washington State University, Webster Physical Science Building 1228, Pullman, WA 99164, akonstan@stanford.edu, akonstan@stanford.edu
Determing Detrital Sources and Depositional Dynamics of a Late Pennsylvanian Black Shale: Geochemistry of the Stark Shale, Mid-Continent, USA
HOLTERHOFF, Peter and AKANBI, Oluwatosin, Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, peter.holterhoff@ttu.edu, peter.holterhoff@ttu.edu
Long-Term Sea-Level Variations and Diagenesis Recorded on a Miocene Subtropical Carbonate Platform as Evidenced by Palynological Data, ODP Site 1007, Bahamas
PAEZ, Manuel A.1, HEAD, Martin J.1 and WESTPHAL, Hildegard2, (1)Earth Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1, Canada, (2)Geology/Marine Geology, Universität Bremen, Leobener Straße, Bremen, D - 28359, Germany, mp06ti@brocku.ca, mp06ti@brocku.ca
Significance of Green-Mineral or Verdine Facies from Upper Ordovician and Middle Mississippian Rocks in the Western Appalachian Basin, East-Central Kentucky
UDGATA, Devi B.P., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Slone Research Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 and ETTENSOHN, Frank R., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, 101 Slone Building, Lexington, KY 40506, devi.udgata@uky.edu, devi.udgata@uky.edu
Stromatolitic Buildups and Associated Microbial Facies of the Neoproterozoic Beck Spring Dolomite, Southern California
HARWOOD, Cara and SUMNER, Dawn Y., Geology Department, University of California-Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, harwood@geology.ucdavis.edu, harwood@geology.ucdavis.edu
Substrate Topography Control on Initiation and Evolution of Tertiary Reefs and Carbonate Platforms in a Volcanic-Arc Setting of Southern Java, Indonesia
LEHRMANN, Dan, Geology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, 54901 and SATRIA, Akbar, Geology, UPN Veterans University, Yogyakarta, 57316, Indonesia, akbar_satria@plasa.com, akbar_satria@plasa.com
Pockmarks with Radiating Ripples: Fluid Expulsion In a Storm-Influenced Early Cretaceous Delta, Svalbard, Norway
KLEINSPEHN, Karen L., Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, klein004@umn.edu, klein004@umn.edu
A New Location of Modern and Holocene Lacustrine Dolomite Formation: Manito Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
LAST, William M. and GINN, Fawn M., Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada, wm_last@umanitoba.ca, wm_last@umanitoba.ca
Eolian Environments, Paleo-Wind-Direction and Dinosaur Habitats of the Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta Formation, Central Gobi Desert, Mongolia
SANEYOSHI, Mototaka, Center for Paleobiological Research, Hayashibara Biochemical Laboratories, Inc, 1-2-3 Shimoishii, Okayama 700-0907, Japan, Okayama, 700-0907, Japan, WATABE, Mahito, Hayashibara Museum of Nat Sciences, Okayama, 700-0907, Japan and TSOGTBAATAR, Khishigjav, Mongolia Paleontological Center, Mongolian Academy of Science, Ulaanbaatar, 46, Ulaanbaatar, 46650, Mongolia, m-saneyoshi@hayashibaramuseum.jp, m-saneyoshi@hayashibaramuseum.jp
Where Do Meanderbelts Form in Modern Continental Sedimentary Basins?
WEISSMANN, Gary S.1, HARTLEY, Adrian J.2, NICHOLS, Gary3, SCUDERI, Louis4, OLSON, Michelle1, BUEHLER, Holly1 and BANTEAH, Reyna1, (1)Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, MSCO3-2040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, (2)Geology & Petroleum Geology, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom, (3)Department of Geology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Surrey, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom, (4)Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, weissman@unm.edu, weissman@unm.edu
Depositonal Environments of the Catahoula Formation, Walker County, East Texas
ODUMAH, Ugo and DUPRÈ, William R., Department of Geosciences, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-5007, uodumah@uh.edu, uodumah@uh.edu
Short-Lived Marine Transgression Documented through Proximal Tidal Facies at the Southern Limit of An Early Cretaceous (Barremian) Seaway, Kootenai Formation, MT
THOMPSON, Jesse, Geology, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66044 and SCHWARTZ, Robert, Geology, Allegheny College, 520 North Main St, Meadville, PA 16335, thompsj@ku.edu, thompsj@ku.edu
Limited Recovery from the Permian-Triassic Mass Extinction despite the Presence of Complex Ichnofabrics in the Lower Member of the Union Wash Formation, California
ALMS, Paul D., Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, P.O.Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850 and WOODS, Adam, Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Fullerton, P.O. Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, palms@fullerton.edu, palms@fullerton.edu
Comparison Between the Early to Middle Cambrian Stratigraphy of the Argentine Precordillera and the Appalachian Margin
GOMEZ, Fernando J. and ASTINI, Ricardo A., Cátedra de Estratigrafía y Geología Histórica, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, X5016GCA, Argentina, fgomez@efn.uncor.edu, fgomez@efn.uncor.edu
Petroleum Geology of the Lehigh Park Field and Its Implications for Future Exploration in the South Florida Basin
ACQUAVIVA, Daniel J., PO Box 367, Estero, FL 33928-0367 and NEDORUB, Olga, Edison College, 17830 Murdock Circle #107, Port Charlotte, FL 33948, nedorub@mail.ru, nedorub@mail.ru
Deforestation and Rapid Erosion along Penns Creek: Shamokin, PA
ELICK, Jennifer M. and COLE, Andrew, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Susquehanna University, 514 University Avenue, Fisher Science, Rm 27, Selinsgrove, PA 17870, cole@susqu.edu, cole@susqu.edu