Cordilleran Section (104th Annual) and Rocky Mountain Section (60th Annual) Joint Meeting (19–21 March 2008)
Session No. 2 Wednesday, 19 March 2008
8:00 AM-11:00 AM, University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Student Union 209

Quaternary Geology, Geomorphology, and Archaeological Geology

Gerald Osborn and Robert R. Young, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
2-18:00 AM CONNECTED MAGNETITE AND OPAL STRUCTURES IN “GLACIAL SEDIMENTS” REVEAL CHEMICAL, NOT MECHANICAL, EROSION: PALMES, John Edward, Box 29454, Juneau, AK 99802-0454, johnpalmes@gci.net
2-28:20 AM PROBLEMS WITH A GLACIAL INTERPRETATION OF LANDFORMS AND SEDIMENTS IN THE SPRING MOUNTAINS, NEVADA: OSBORN, Gerald, Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, osborn@ucalgary.ca, CLARK, Doug, Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225, and LACHNIET, Matthew S., Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Box 454010, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010
2-38:40 AM GEOLOGY OF ANCIENT SACRED SITES, NORTHERN PANCAKE RANGE, CENTRAL NEVADA: MCDONALD, Stephanie R., Learning Resource Center, Sacramento City College, 3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822-1386, mcdonas@scc.losrios.edu and MCDONALD, Scott, Visa Inc, PO Box 8999, San Francisco, CA 94128-8999, scmdonal@visa.com
2-49:00 AM LATE CENOZOIC INCISION RATES OF THE UPPER COLORADO RIVER, WESTERN COLORADO, CONSTRAINED BY BURIAL OF GRAVELS BY BASALT DEBRIS-FLOWS: BERLIN, Maureen M.1, ANDERSON, Robert S.1, and LARSON, Edwin E.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences and INSTAAR, University of Colorado, UCB 450, Boulder, CO 80309-0450, maureen.berlin@colorado.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, UCB 399, Boulder, CO 80309-0399
 9:20 AM Break
2-59:40 AM EVIDENCE OF MULTIPLE LATE PLEISTOCENE OUTBURST FLOODS, UPPER TANANA RIVER VALLEY, EASTCENTRAL ALASKA: REGER, Richard D.1, STEVENS, De Anne S.P.2, and SOLIE, Diana N.2, (1) Reger's Geologic Consulting, P.O. Box 3326, Soldotna, AK 99669, rdreger@acsalaska.net, (2) Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 3354 College Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709, deanne.stevens@alaska.gov
2-610:00 AM A REFINED DEGLACIAL CHRONOLOGY AND IMPLICATIONS TO THEORIES OF THE PEOPLING OF THE AMERICAS: YOUNG, Robert R., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7, Canada, Robert.Young@ubc.ca and RAINS, R. Bruce, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6g 2H9, Canada
2-710:20 AM SAPROLITE-CORESTONE DEVELOPMENT AT SANTA MARGARITA ECOLOGICAL RESERVE (SMER), PENINSULAR RANGES, CALIFORNIA: CLUES TO THE ONSET OF CHEMICAL WEATHERING IN A MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE: JOHNSON, Sarah L., HEBELER, Aaron K., MARTINEZ, Chris R., BIGGS, Melanie A., GIRTY, Gary H., and KIMBROUGH, David L., Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182, geology.johnson@gmail.com
2-810:40 AM POTENTIAL APPLICATION OF COSMOGENIC NUCLIDE DATING FOR THE QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF SHORELINE RETREAT IN THE PUGET SOUND, WA: ROGERS, Heather E., Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Box 351310, Johnson Hall 070, Seattle, WA 98195-1310, her@u.washington.edu and SWANSON, Terry, Quaternary Research Center and Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, MS 351360, Seattle, WA 98195

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