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. 305
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Stratigraphy (Posters)

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM.


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Stratigraphic Architecture of Early Pennsylvanian, Coal-Bearing Strata: A Case Study from Buchanan, Dickenson and Wise Counties, Virginia
GRIMM, Ryan P.1, DENNING, Samuel F.1, ERIKSSON, Ken1 and BODEK, Robert2, (1)Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, (2)BP America Inc, Houston, TX 77079, rpgrimm@vt.edu, rpgrimm@vt.edu
Influence of Rivers, Waves and Tides on Shelf-Edge Delta Architecture and Sand by-Pass to Deep-Water
CARVAJAL, Cristian, Energy Technology Company, Chevron, 1500 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002 and STEEL, Ronald, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712, ccarvajal@chevron.com, ccarvajal@chevron.com
Incised Valley Systems and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Ferron Sandstone, Notom Delta, Henry Mountains Region, Utah
LI, Weiguo, CAMPBELL, Chris and BHATTACHARYA, Janok, Department of Geosciences, University of Houston, 312 Science & Research Bldg. 1, 4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77204-5007, Weiguo.Li@mail.uh.edu, Weiguo.Li@mail.uh.edu
High-Resolution Sequence Stratigraphiy of the Tertiary Gulf Coast, Webb County, Texas
ROBINSON, Mark C., Geology, University of Houston, PetraLogos LLC, 504 Spring Hill Dr. Suite 390, Spring, TX 77386, mark.robinson@petralogos.com, mark.robinson@petralogos.com
Establishing a High Resolution Sequence Stratigraphy & Sea-Level Curve for Tertiary Limestone Formations, Puerto Rico
ORTEGA-ARIZA, Diana, Geology, University of Kansas at Lawrence, Kansas Geological Survey University of Kansas 1930 Constant Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66047 and SANTOS, Hernán, Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, PO Box 9017, Mayaguez, PR 00660, lachessa2005@gmail.com, lachessa2005@gmail.com
Upper Cretaceous Siliciclastic Depositional Sequences and Their Relationship to Potential Aquifers and Confining Units, Examples from the North Carolina Coastal Plain
HARRIS, W. Burleigh, Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina–Wilmington, 601 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3297, FARRELL, Kathleen M., North Carolina Geological Survey, MSC 1620, Raleigh, NC 27699-1620, SELF-TRAIL, Jean M., U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA 20192 and LAUTIER, Jeff C., North Carolina Div of Water Rscs, 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604, harrisw@uncwil.edu, harrisw@uncwil.edu
A Geologic and Hydrogeologic Investigation of the Smithfield 7.5 Minute Quadrangle, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
KUNKEL, Donald L., Geography - Geology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4400, Normal, IL 61790 and NELSON, Robert S., Geography-Geology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790-4400, dlkunke@ilstu.edu, dlkunke@ilstu.edu
Quaternary Stratigraphic Framework of the Eastern Coastal Plain and Outer Banks of North Carolina, USA
FARRELL, Kathleen M.1, CULVER, Stephen J.2, MALLINSON, David2, RIGGS, Stanley R.2, WEHMILLER, John F.3, THIELER, E. Robert4, PARHAM, Peter2 and PIERSON, Jessica5, (1)North Carolina Geological Survey, Raleigh Field Office and Core Repository, 1620 MSC, Raleigh, NC 27699-1620, (2)Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, (3)Department of Geological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, (4)Coastal and Marine Geology Program, U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole Science Center, 384 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543, (5)Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, 98 Beechurst Ave, 330 Brooks Hall, Morgantown, WV 26506, Kathleen.Farrell@ncmail.net, Kathleen.Farrell@ncmail.net
A Quest for Correlation: Finding Support for a Layer-Cake Model in the Florida Panhandle
MCMULLEN, Melissa1, HARRIES, Peter J.2, OCHES, Eric2, HERBERT, Greg3 and PORTELL, Roger4, (1)Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 0013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, (2)Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (3)Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (4)Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, mcmullms@email.uc.edu, mcmullms@email.uc.edu
Lithostratigraphy of the Carboniferous Macharetí and Mandiyutí Groups of Southern Bolivia: Evidence of the Late Paleozoic Glaciations
ANDERSON, Heidi, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, PO Box 443022, Moscow, ID 83844, ISAACSON, Peter, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-3022 and GRADER, George W., Geological Sciences, Univ of Idaho, PO Box 443022, Moscow, ID 83844-3022, handerson@vandals.uidaho.edu, handerson@vandals.uidaho.edu
A Magnetostratigraphic Susceptibility Climate-Driven Model and Development of a Floating Point Time Scale for the Middle Devonian Eifelian Stage
ELLWOOD, Brooks B., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, E-235 Howe-Russell Geoscience Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, TOMKIN, Jonathan H., School of Earth, Society, and Environment, University of Illinois, 428 Natural History Building, 1301 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, EL HASSANI, Ahmed, Departement de Geologie, Institut Scientifique, Avenue Ibn Batouta, B. P. 703, Rabat Agdal, Morocco and BULTYNCK, Pierre, Department of Paleontology, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29, Brussels, BE-1000, Belgium, ellwood@lsu.edu, ellwood@lsu.edu
Magnetostratigraphy of the Upper Triassic Chinle Group and Implications for the Age and Correlation of Upper Triassic Strata in North America
ZEIGLER, Kate E., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131 and GEISSMAN, John W., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuqueruqe, NM 87131, kaerowyn@unm.edu, kaerowyn@unm.edu
Similarity of Lacustrine Deposition in the Pleistocene of Oregon and the Oligocene of Australia
HARGRAVE, Jennifer E., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, 100 East Boyd Street, Suite 810, Norman, OK 73019 and MARTIN, James E., Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701, Jennifer.E.Hargrave-1@ou.edu, Jennifer.E.Hargrave-1@ou.edu
Clay Mineralogy Constraining the Middle – Miocene Climatic Optimum in Panama
MORON, Sara1, MONTES, Camilo2, CARDONA, Agustin2, JARAMILLO, Carlos2 and BAYONA, Germán3, (1)Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado Postal 0843-03092, Balboa, Ancon, 03092, Panama, (2)Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, Panama, 0843-03092, Panama, (3)Corporación Geológica ARES, Calle 44A N. 53-96, Bogotá, Colombia, Colombia, morons@si.edu, morons@si.edu
X-Ray Mineralogy of Rectorite-Containing Lower Devonian Marine Sediments, at Jebel Issimour, Anti-Atlas, Morocco
FERRELL, Ray E., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, E235 Howe-Russell, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-4101 and ELLWOOD, Brooks, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, E-235 Howe-Russell, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, rferrell@lsu.edu, rferrell@lsu.edu
Paleogeographic Reconstructions of the East Asia Continental Margin during the Middle to Late Mesozoic: A Review
LEE, Yong Il, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National Univ, San 56-1, Sillim 9-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, 151 747, South Korea and HONG, Sung Kyung, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University, San 56-1, Shillim-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, 151-747, South Korea, lee2602@plaza.snu.ac.kr, lee2602@plaza.snu.ac.kr
Dinosaur Canyon Tectonosequence: The Non-Marine Triassic – Jurassic Boundary, North American Apparent Polar Wander, and Camp Emplacement
MARZOLF, John E.1, STEINER, Maureen B.2, CORNET, Bruce3 and DOWNS, Drew T.1, (1)Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, (2)Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 E University, dept 3006, Laramie, WY 82071, (3)16921 Cielito Lindo Dr, El Paso, TX 79938, marzolf@geo.siu.edu, marzolf@geo.siu.edu
A Comparative Study of the Gondwana Sequences of Peninsular India and Nepal (extra-peninsular India)
SITAULA, Raju P.1, UDDIN, Ashraf1 and UPRETI, Bishal Nath2, (1)Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, (2)Institue of Science and Technology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal, rps0003@auburn.edu, rps0003@auburn.edu
Fractal Analysis and Depositional Cycles from Stratigraphic Sequences of the Upper Cretaceous at the Iberian Range (Spain)
GIL, Javier1, GUMIEL, Pablo2, ARIAS, Monica3, SEGURA, Manuel1, GARCÍA-HIDALGO, José F.1 and CARENAS, Beatriz4, (1)Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, 28871, Spain, (2)Recursos Minerales / Departamento de Geología, Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (IGME) / Universidad de Alcalá, Rios Rosas, 23, Madrid, 28003, Spain, (3)Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Alcalá, Facultad de Ciencias, N-II, 33.600 km, Alcalá de Henares, 28871, Spain, (4)Departamento de Geología y Geoquímica, Madrid, 28049, Spain, pablo.gumiel@uah.es, pablo.gumiel@uah.es
Integrative Approach to Elucidate the Stratigraphy and Structure of the Roberts Mountains Allochthon and the Gold Deposits That It Conceals in the Independence Range of North Central Nevada, USA
HOLM-DENOMA, Christopher S.1, HOFSTRA, A.H2, MUNTEAN, John3, BABCOCK, Jason4, JONES, Michael5, LORANGER, Robert5, MERRICK, Don4, THOLE, Ronald4, SHABESTARI, Peter4 and WARD, Michael B.5, (1)United States Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 973, Denver, CO 80225-0046, (2)USGS, U.S Geological Survey, Mail Stop 973, Box 25046, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Denver, CO 80225, (3)Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Unversity of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV 89557-0088, (4)Gateway Gold Corp, 2681 Parleys Way # 204, Salt Lake CIty, UT 84109, (5)Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp, Elko, NV 89801, cholm-denoma@usgs.gov, cholm-denoma@usgs.gov