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. 312
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

History of Geology


Stephen M. Rowland and Julie Newell, Chairs
Paper #
Start Time
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
History of the Study of Mudstones since 1556
POTTER, Paul E., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, MAYNARD, J. Barry, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 210013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013 and HUFF, Warren D., Dept. of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, potterpe@gmail.com, potterpe@gmail.com
1:50 PM
Richard Kirwan (1733-1812): Again
NEWCOMB, Sally, retired, 13120 Two Farm Drive, Silver Spring, MD MD 20904, senewcomb@earthlink.net, senewcomb@earthlink.net
2:05 PM
The Anaconda Copper Mining Company and the development of geological mine maps at Butte, Montana, 1890-1910
BOLAND, Maeve A., Geology & Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 1516 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401, mboland@mines.edu, mboland@mines.edu
2:20 PM
"Devil's Tails" from the Frozen Land of the "Devil Fish": Stegosaurus Remains from Wyoming in the Late 1800s and Early 1900s
BREITHAUPT, Brent H., Wyoming State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Cheyenne, WY 82003, SOUTHWELL, Elizabeth H., Geological Museum, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071 and MATTHEWS, Neffra A., Geological Museum, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, Brent_Breithaupt@blm.gov, Brent_Breithaupt@blm.gov
2:35 PM
Data behind Powell's Uinta Mountain Report: The 1871 Contributions of F.M Bishop and John Steward
BIELER, David B., Department of Geology, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA 71134, dbieler@centenary.edu, dbieler@centenary.edu
2:50 PM
The Past Can Be the Key to the Present: Lessons from J.W. Powell's Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Policy Making
MCCURDY, Karen M., Department of Political Science, Georgia Southern University, P.O. Box 8101, 2287 Carroll Building, Statesboro, GA 30460, KMcCurdy@GeorgiaSouthern.edu, KMcCurdy@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
3:05 PM
3:20 PM
History of Geology Student Award
3:50 PM
History of Geology Student Award
4:20 PM
4:40 PM
Concluding Remarks