Cordilleran Section (104th Annual) and Rocky Mountain Section (60th Annual) Joint Meeting (19–21 March 2008)
Session No. 16 Thursday, 20 March 2008
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Student Union Ballroom

T16. Undergraduate Research (Posters)

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM
 Paper #Booth #
16-11TECTONIC GEOMORPHOLOGY AND CLAST PROVENANCE OF UPLIFTED ALLUVIAL FAN GRAVELS, SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS, EASTERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: RUOTOLO, Allison M., ELLIS, Robert A., and MARSHALL, Jeffrey S., Geological Sciences Dept, Cal Poly University, 3801 W. Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768, amruotolo@csupomona.edu
16-22DETERMINING THE TIMING AND OFFSET OF SECONDARY NORMAL FAULTS IN THE KIT FOX HILLS ADJACENT THE NORTHERN DEATH VALLEY FAULT ZONE: TAYLOR, Brenden M., Geology, California State University, Fullerton, 14838 Calpella st, La Mirada, CA 90638, Brendentaylor@hotmail.com and KNOTT, Jeffrey R., California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA 92834
16-33CONSTRAINING THE HISTORY OF LARGE (MAGNITUDE-7) EARTHQUAKES ON THE NEPHI SEGMENT OF THE WASATCH FAULT, UTAH: PALMER, Mallory, VANDERPLAS, Rachelle M., REY, Kevin A., BAGSHAW, Don, BARNES, Connie S., MCSHINSKY, R. Dawn, and HORNS, Daniel M., Earth Science, Utah Valley State College, 800 West University Pkwy, MS 170, Orem, UT 84058, hornsda@uvsc.edu
16-44GEOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS OF MAPPING SOFTWARE: A CASE STUDY OF STREAM RESPONSE TO TECTONIC UPLIFT OF THE EASTERN FRANCISCAN BELT, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST RANGE: DAVISON, Brandon and KATO, Terence T., Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State Univ, Chico, CA 95929-0205, bdavison2@mail.csuchico.edu
16-55STRAIN3D: A NEW COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR GRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL 3D STRAIN ANALYSES: GALON, Matthew A., KERNS, Shawn, and BURMEISTER, Kurtis C., Dept of Geosciences, Univ of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211, mateodefuego@gmail.com
16-66BIOTITE INCLUSION TRAIL EVIDENCE OF DEFORMATION IN THE PEQUOP MOUNTAINS, NEVADA: DINKLAGE, William S. and ST. CLAIR, Thane, Earth Science, Utah Valley State College, 800 West University Pkwy, Orem, UT 84058, mrhoek@saintclair.org
16-77SYNTECTONIC SEDIMENTATION IN THE EAST KAIBAB MONOCLINE: EVIDENCE FOR THE TIMING OF THE ONSET OF LARAMIDE DEFORMATION IN SOUTH-CENTRAL UTAH: STORM, Lauren P., Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, P.O. Box 730, Kutztown, PA 19530, lstor989@kutztown.edu, TINDALL, Sarah E., Department of Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, P.O. Box 730, Kutztown, PA 19530, SIMPSON, Edward L., Physical Sciences, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 424 Boehm, Kutztown, PA 19530, and WIZEVICH, Michael C., Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT 06050
16-88BRITTLE STRUCTURES IN THE ROSS LAKE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, NORTHERN CASCADES, WASHINGTON: CLAY, Pamela Jamie, Department of Geology, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0102, pjclay25@hotmail.com and MILLER, Robert, Department of Geology, San Jose State Univ, San Jose, CA 95192-0102
16-99TECTONIC IMPLICATIONS OF EOCENE TEANAWAY DIKE SWARM IN THE EASTERN SWAUK BASIN, CENTRAL WASHINGTON: MENDOZA, Morgan Kelly, Geology, San José State University, San Jose, CA 95192-0102, morgankm88@aol.com
16-1010EXAMINING COUPLED TECTONICS AND PLUTON EMPLACEMENT IN HOST ROCKS ALONG THE NORTHEASTERN MARGIN OF THE TUOLUMNE BATHOLITH, SIERRA NEVADA, CALIFORNIA:: IKEDA, Tiffany1, JACOBS, Rena1, MAI, Judy1, SEYUM, Solomon2, SHIMONO, Sharla1, THOMAS, Trevor1, THOMPSON, Jeffrey1, WAGNER, Becky1, WENRONG, Cao3, and YUAN, Gao3, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, tikeda@usc.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Cal State L.A, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032, (3) China University of Geosciences, Beijing, 29 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100083, China
16-1111ANALYSIS OF PLUTONIC TEXTURE BY GIS ANALYSIS OF THIN SECTIONS: ESTES, Christopher S. and GLAZNER, Allen F., Dept. of Geological Sciences, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315, csestes@email.unc.edu
16-1212QUESTIONING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HIGH-SILICA RHYOLITES AND APLITE DIKES: STELTEN, Mark, Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, CB#3315 Mitchell Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, mstelten@email.unc.edu, GLAZNER, Allen F., Dept. of Geological Sciences, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315, and COLEMAN, Drew S., Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, CB# 3315, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
16-1313PETROLOGY AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF DIKES CUTTING PILLOWS IN THE EASTERN ELK OUTLIER, OREGON: GREENE, Erin L. and GIARAMITA, Mario Joseph, Department of Physics and Geology, California State University Stanislaus, One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382, egreene@csustan.edu
16-1414PETROLOGY AND GEOCHEMSTRY OF PILLOW BASALTS IN THE EASTERN ELK OUTLIER OF SOUTHWESTERN OREGON: MACINNES, Steven W. and GIARAMITA, Mario J., Department of Physics and Geology, California State University Stanislaus, One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382, hd_rockhammer@yahoo.com
16-1515PETROCHEMICAL TRENDS OF NEOGENE BASALTIC VOLCANISM IN THE SOUTHERN OWENS VALLEY, CA: BROWN, Julie M., BRUNS, Jessica J., and JESSEY, David R., Geological Sciences, California Polytechnic University-Pomona, Pomona, CA 91768, juliebrown@csupomona.edu
16-1616AN INVESTIGATION OF THE DISTAL FACIES OF THE TABLE MOUNTAIN LATITE AT KNIGHTS FERRY, CALIFORNIA: GORNY, Carolyn, HAGAN, Jeanette C., and BUSBY, Cathy J., Department of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, carolyn_gorny@umail.ucsb.edu
16-1717ORIGIN OF A VOLCANIC MEGABRECCIA ON THE EASTERN COAST OF THE ISLAND OF DOMINICA: GARCIA, R.V.1, SMITH, A.L.2, FRYXELL, J.E.2, DALY, G.E.2, and DEUERLING, K.M.3, (1) Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, MSC 3AB, P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003, rebeccga@nmsu.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, California State Univ, San Bernardino, CA 92407, (3) Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611
16-1818OSL DATING OF XENOLITHS IN THE SP FLOW, SAN FRANCISCO VOLCANIC FIELD, NORTHERN ARIZONA: KENNEDY, Laura Eve, Geology, Northern Arizona University, P.O. Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, lek33@nau.edu, RIGGS, Nancy, Northern Arizona Univ, PO Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4099, and RITTENOUR, Tammy, Department of Geology and Luminescence laboratory, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322
16-1919CORING FOR ASH: A POSSIBLE NEW TEPHRA FROM MOUNT BAKER VOLCANO: FREDBACK, Deborah A., CLARK, Douglas H., PARK, Melissa, and TUCKER, David S., Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225, fredbad@cc.wwu.edu
16-2020GPR AND THE SEARCH FOR BURIED (LAKE-SEDIMENT) TREASURE: PARK, Melissa M., CLARK, Douglas H., CAPLAN-AUERBACH, Jackie, and FREDBACK, Deborah, Geology, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9080, geology@cc.wwu.edu
16-2121A PALEOMAGNETIC STUDY OF THE EARLY JURASSIC TALKEETNA FORMATION, PENINSULAR TERRANE, ALASKA: KERCHER, Erika, Geology Department, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N Warner, Tacoma, WA 98416, ekercher@ups.edu and VALENTINE, Michael J., Department of Geology, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner, Tacoma, WA 98416
16-2222PALEOMAGNETIC INVESTIGATION OF BASALTS OF THE TALKEETNA FORMATION, PENINSULAR TERRANE, ALASKA: BROWN, Malcolm, Geology Department, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N Warner, Tacoma, WA 98416, malcolm_brown63@hotmail.com and VALENTINE, Michael J., Department of Geology, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner, Tacoma, WA 98416
16-2323GEOPHYSICAL EVIDENCE FOR A NEOPROTEROZOIC RIFT BASIN UNDERLYING THE BURKE RIVER STRUCTURAL BELT, EASTERN GEORGINA BASIN, CENTRAL AUSTRALIA: PIERSON, Mimi L. and GREENE, David C., Dept. of Geosciences, Denison University, Granville, OH 43023, pierso_m@denison.edu
16-2424CONSTRAINING THE METAMORPHIC AND DEFORMATIONAL HISTORY OF CRYSTALLINE BASEMENT ROCKS, NEEDLE MOUNTAINS, COLORADO: MARTIN, Dawn E., Geosciences, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, DEMARTIN@fortlewis.edu and GONZALES, David A., Department of Geosciences, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301
16-2525A TEST OF COMPETING HYPOTHESES ON THE DEFORMATIONAL HISTORY OF ~1.7 GA GRANITIC DIKES IN THE COALBANK PASS AREA, WESTERN NEEDLE MOUNTAINS, COLORADO: SHUMWAY, Philip J., GONZALES, David A., and HANNULA, Kimberly A., Department of Geosciences, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, PJSHUMWAY@fortlewis.edu
16-2626A COMPARISON OF THE PETROCHEMICAL SIGNATURES OF ~1.7 GA GRANITIC ROCKS IN THE NEEDLE MOUNTAINS, SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO: IMPLICATIONS FOR MAGMA GENESIS AND CRUSTAL EVOLUTION: HERB, Brooke D., Geosciences, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, BDHERB@fortlewis.edu and GONZALES, David A., Department of Geosciences, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301
16-2727AGE AND TECTONIC SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CA. 1.4 GA BROWNS PASS PLUTON, COLLEGIATE PEAKS WILDERNESS AREA, COLORADO: LEADER, Jacob W. and JONES, James V. III, Geology Discipline, University of Minnesota Morris, 600 E. 4th St, Morris, MN 56267, leade015@morris.umn.edu
16-2828AGE AND DEFORMATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PALEOPROTEROZOIC DENNY CREEK GRANODIORITE, COLLEGIATE PEAKS WILDERNESS AREA, COLORADO: BAKER, Erik H. and JONES, James V. III, Geology Discipline, University of Minnesota Morris, 600 E. 4th St, Morris, MN 56267, ebakerock@gmail.com
16-2929A STROLL ALONG A NEOPROTEROZOIC SHORELINE, UP GILBERT PEAK, KINGS PEAK QUADRANGLE, UINTA MOUNTAINS, UTAH: OSTERHOUT, Shannon L., Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, Mail Stop 802, Pocatello, ID 83209, osteshan@isu.edu, KINGSBURY, Esther M., Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, Dept. of Geosciences, Mail stop 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209, LINK, Paul K., Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209, and DEHLER, Carol M., Department of Geology, Utah State Univ, 4505 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322
16-3030LAMINITES IN THE CAMBRIDGE ARGILLITE (EDIACARAN), HEWITT'S COVE, HINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS: WILLIAMS, Jessica, Department of Geosciences, Southern Utah University, 351 W. University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720, jajw77@hotmail.com, LOHRENGEL, C. Frederick II, Department of Geosciences, Southern Utah University, 351 W. Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720, BEUTHIN, Jack D., Department of Geology & Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA 15904, and MCMENAMIN, Mark A.S., Geology and Geography, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075
16-3131LOWSTAND EVAPORITES ONLAPPING HIGHSTAND CARBONATES IN MIXED SILICICLASTIC/CARBONATE SEQUENCES OF THE PENNSYLVANIAN HERMOSA GROUP, EASTERN PARADOX BASIN, COLORADO: BASSETT, Daniel A., Geosciences, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, dabassett@fortlewis.edu, GIANNINY, Gary L., Department of Geosciences, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, and MISKELL-GERHARDT, Kimberlee J., Consulting Geologist, 35 Michael Way, Durango, 82301
16-3232PETROLOGY OF SANDSTONES FROM JOHN HENRY MEMBER, STRAIGHT CLIFFS FORMATION, LATE CRETACEOUS, SOUTHERN UTAH: JENKINS, Jed, Geosciences, Weber State University, University Circle 2507, Ogden, UT 84408-2507, jedjenkins@mail.weber.edu
16-3333FAUNAL ANALYSIS OF FIVE NONMARINE MICROVERTEBRATE LOCALITIES, LATE CRETACEOUS, SOUTHERN UTAH: BARWICK, Christian, BAKER, Jonathan, JENKINS, Jed, HAWKINS, Kristina, and WAITE, Christopher, Geosciences, Weber State University, University Circle 2507, Ogden, UT 84408-2507, barwhiskey@msn.com
16-3434EVOLUTIONARY STASIS OF GOLDEN EAGLES OVER THE LAST GLACIAL-INTERGLACIAL CYCLE (35KA TO PRESENT): MOLINA, Sarah Elise, Geology, Occidental College, 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90041, smolina@oxy.edu
16-3535ORIGIN OF HUMMOCKY MORAINE IN THE CALGARY AREA, ALBERTA, CANADA: ADAMS, Kristyn1, OSBORN, Gerald1, HEINZ, Heinrich2, and WOYTIUK, Melanie2, (1) Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, kaadams@ucalgary.ca, (2) Thurber Engineering Ltd, #190, 550 - 71 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2H 0S6, Canada
16-3636SEDIMENTOLOGIC EVIDENCE FOR A GLACIAL OUTBURST FLOOD AND RESULTING DEBRIS FLOW: PUGET LOWLAND, WASHINGTON STATE: FUTORNICK, Z.O., Geology, University of Puget Sound, CMB 3611, Tacoma, WA 98416, zfutornick@ups.edu, GOLDSTEIN, B.S., Geology, University of Puget Sound, CMB 1048, Tacoma, WA 98416, PARKER, B.L., Geology, University of Puget Sound, 8920A 1st ST NE, Everett, WA 98205, and PRINGLE, P.T., Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia, WA 98531
16-3737SEDIMENTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE FOR AN ENRICHED GLACIAL OUTBURST FLOOD IN THURSTON COUNTY, WASHINGTON: PARKER, Brittany L., Geology, University of Puget Sound, 8920A 1st ST NE, Everett, WA 98205, bparker@ups.edu, GOLDSTEIN, B.S., Geology, University of Puget Sound, CMB 1048, Tacoma, WA 98416, FUTORNICK, Z.O., Geology, University of Puget Sound, CMB 3611, Tacoma, WA 98416, and PRINGLE, P.D., Science, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia, WA 98531
16-3838MINERALOGICAL PROVENANCE OF PALEOFLOOD DEPOSITS IN THE WALLA WALLA VALLEY, WASHINGTON: CARLEY, Tamara L., NICOLAYSEN, Kirsten P., and SPENCER, Patrick K., Department of Geology, Whitman College, 345 Boyer AVE, Walla Walla, WA 99362, carleytl@whitman.edu
16-3939ESTABLISHING A LONG-TERM RECORD OF COASTAL EROSION ALONG SONOMA COAST STATE BEACHES, CALIFORNIA: FISHER, Anne M.1, BEAN, Jessica R.2, MYRVOLD, Chris M.2, HILL, Tessa M.2, and RADEMACHER, Laura K.1, (1) Dept of Geosciences, Univ of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211, a_fisher@pacific.edu, (2) Dept of Geology, Univ of California Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616
16-4040BIOGEOCHEMICAL CAUSES OF FISH KILL EVENTS IN PESCADERO MARSH; SAN MATEO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: BRADSHAW, Samantha1, ALLEN, Christin M.2, LEROY, Sverre L.2, FAUL, Kristina L.2, and RADEMACHER, Laura K.1, (1) Dept of Geosciences, Univ of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211, sammiibee@gmail.com, (2) Dept of Chemistry and Physics, Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613
16-4141EFFECTS OF NORTHERN SIERRA FIRE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON POST-FIRE SOIL PROPERTIES: MCLAUGHLIN, Win N.F.1, FISHER, Anne M.1, COLAFRANCESCO, Kaitlen C.1, WOMACK, Kyle R.1, LOPEZ, Sonya2, HOGUE, Terri S.2, and RADEMACHER, Laura K.3, (1) Dept of Geosciences, Univ of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211, w_mclaughlin@pacific.edu, (2) Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Univ of California, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, (3) Dept of Geosciences, Univ of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211
16-4242IMPACT OF LAND USE ON WATER QUALITY IN THE LOWER CALAVERAS RIVER WATERSHED: GIOVANNONI, Steven, Geosciences, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211, s_giovannoni@pacific.edu and RADEMACHER, Laura K., Department of Geosciences, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211
16-4343MTBE CONTAMINATION OF GROUNDWATER IN THE SAN DIEGO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY AREAS OF CALIFORNIA: LLAMAS, Errick1, NUGAL, Kathi1, TONG, Weixing2, and MCNULTY, Brendan1, (1) Earth Science Department, California State University Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747, ellamas2004@yahoo.com, (2) California Regional Water Quality Control Board Los Angeles Region, 320 West 4th Street, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90013-2343

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