Southeastern Section - 57th Annual Meeting (10–11 April 2008)
Session No. 31 Friday, 11 April 2008
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Hilton Charlotte University Place: University Lake Ballroom Suites A, B, C

T3. Undergraduate Research Session (Posters) II

Authors will be present from 2:30 to 4:30 PM
 Paper #Booth #
31-112THE ROLE OF TRACE-METAL PROXIES AS UPWELLING INDICATORS ON THE FLORIDA PLATFORM DURING THE PLIO-PLEISTOCENE: WEINLEIN, William A.1, KASPRAK, Alex H.2, SLIKO, Jennifer L.3, HARRIES, Peter J.3, HERBERT, Gregory S.3, OCHES, Eric A.3, PORTELL, Roger W.4, and COE, Matthew C.3, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, weinlein@eden.rutgers.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, (3) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (4) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
31-213STABLE ISOTOPIC INVESTIGATION OF COASTAL UPWELLING AS AN EXPLANATION FOR HIGH PLIOCENE PRODUCTIVITY ON FLORIDA'S WEST COAST: KASPRAK, Alex H.1, WEINLEIN, William A.2, SLIKO, Jennifer L.3, HARRIES, Peter J.3, HERBERT, Gregory S.3, OCHES, Eric A.3, PORTELL, Roger W.4, and COE, Matthew C.3, (1) Department of Geosciences, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, a_kaspra@skidmore.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, (3) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, (4) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
31-314SURF'S UP: BUT DOES IT BRING SAND FROM OFFSHORE TO THE VIRGINIA BARRIER ISLANDS?: KACHUBA, Gabe M., Environmental Studies, Randolph-Macon College, RMC Campus Box 1170, 304 Henry Street, Ashland, VA 23005, gkachuba@students.rmc.edu and FENSTER, Michael S., Environmental Studies, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA 23005
31-415SEDIMENT CHRONOLOGY TO AID IN HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF SEDIMENTATION RATES, PCB AND TRACE METAL INFLUXES IN LAKE ANNA SEDIMENTS, VIRGINIA: BROWN, Virginia K., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, virginiakbrown@gmail.com, ARMENTROUT, Gail, Department of Chemistry, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, GIANCARLO, Leanna, Chemistry, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, and ODHIAMBO, Ben K., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
31-516EVOLUTION OF A DELTA, BROWNS COVE, LAKE WYLIE, NC: FUSSELL, Greg1, HARBISON, Joanna1, KOPLIN, Scott1, MARGONIS, Dean1, MCCORMACK, Jennifer, ROTH, Amanda2, and SHAW, Eric2, (1) Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, dgfussel@uncc.edu, (2) Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
31-617INVESTIGATION OF SEDIMENT PROVENANCE, BEAVERDAM CREEK DELTA, LAKE WYLIE, NC: ALLEN, Jordan, AOYAGI, Emily M., PRZYSTANSKI, Stefania Danuta, RAMSAY, Stephen C., SMITH, Jordan, and SWANSON, Courtney E., Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, jkallen@uncc.edu
31-718CHARACTERIZATION OF IONIC TRACER TRANSPORT IN GROUNDWATER USING INEXPENSIVE SOIL MOISTURE PROBES: CASTEEL, Richard C., Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28403, rcc6996@uncw.edu and HENRY, Eric J., Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403
31-819THE EFFECTS OF ARTIFICIAL IMPOUNDMENT ON DOWNSTREAM WATER TEMPERATURE IN UPPER PIEDMONT STREAMS, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA: GRANGER, Sunny Rae and DRIPPS, Weston R., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, sunnyrae.granger@furman.edu
31-920INFILTRATION AND MOISTURE MOVEMENT IN NATIVE RIVER CANE STANDS, WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: MOORE, Andrew W. and KINNER, David A., Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723, andrewmoore444@gmail.com
31-1021A STUDY OF HYDROLOGICAL IMPACTS OF LAND COVER CHANGE USING NLCD - EFFECT OF STUDY AREA SCALE ON THE MAGNITUDE OF IMPACTS: ANDERESON, Catherine and MUTHUKRISHNAN, Suresh, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, catherine.anderson@furman.edu
31-1122EFFECTS OF EL NIÑO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION ON HYDROLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA: MOTSINGER, Adam B.1, EMANUEL, Ryan E.1, and ANDERSON, William P. Jr2, (1) Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32076, Boone, NC 28608, am59514@appstate.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32067, Boone, NC 28608-2067
31-1223EFFECTS OF THE 2007 DROUGHT ON THE WEST GEORGIA REGION: ZENEFSKI, Dennis H., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, dzenefs1@my.westga.edu and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L.
31-1324QUANTIFYING HYDROLOGIC FLUXES TO A SMALL IMPOUNDED PIEDMONT LAKE, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA: MOORE, Cameron, DRIPPS, Weston R., and TRIERWEILER, Annette, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, cameron.moore@furman.edu
31-1425BIOGEOCHEMISTRY OF AN ARTIFICIAL IMPOUNDMENT IN THE UPPER PIEDMONT OF SOUTH CAROLINA: TRIERWEILER, Annette1, MOORE, Cameron1, LEWIS, Gregory P.2, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, and DRIPPS, Weston R.1, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, annette.trierweiler@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
31-1526THE EFFECT OF LAND USE ON THE NUTRIENTS AND ORGANIC CONTAMINANTS IN THE WATER AND SEDIMENT OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER: PINNEY, Jenae E.1, SHAPIRO, Rebecca J.2, KISILA, Ben Odhiambo2, and SHARPLESS, Charles M.1, (1) Chemistry, University of Mary Washington, Jepson Science Center, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, jenae.pinney@gmail.com, (2) Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Mary Washington, Jepson Science Center, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
31-1627STREAM WATER QUALITY, SEDIMENT CHEMISTRY AND MACROINVERTEBRATE POPULATION OF A STREAM DRAINING ABANDONED PYRITE AND GOLD MINES IN LOUSIA COUNTY, VIRGINIA: KAMPTNER, Erika1, MUELLER, Alexandra1, FORD, Michael1, NORTON, Michelle1, GIANCARLO, Leanna2, TOMBA, Abbie3, WHIPKEY, Charles1, and WOODWELL, Grant1, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, ekamp6kk@umw.edu, (2) Department of Chemistry, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, (3) Department of Biology, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
31-1728MACROINVERTEBRATE BIODIVERSITY AND WATER CHEMISTRY ACROSS LAND USE IN SUB WATERSHEDS OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER: CLARKSON, Emma, MOSTOFA, Sarreen, and TOMBA, Abbie M., Department of Biology, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, eclar1lc@umw.edu
31-1829THE AFFECT OF THE 2007 DROUGHT ON A SMALL DRINKING WATER STREAM IN WEST GEORGIA: WATER QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF CENTRALHATCHEE CREEK, HEARD COUNTY, GEORGIA: WOLFE, Cameron G. and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, cwolfe1@my.westga.edu
31-1930CHANGES IN WATER QUALITY DOWNSTREAM OF ATLANTA IN THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER: ADAMS, Parker D., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, padams2@my.westga.edu and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L.
31-2031APPLICATION OF GEOCHEMICAL END-MEMBER MIXING ANALYSIS TO DELINEATE WATER SOURCES TO A FORESTED RIPARIAN WETLAND: LIEBERMAN, Joshua1, VULAVA, Vijay2, and CALLAHAN, Timothy2, (1) Geology and Environmental Geoscience, College of Charleston, 66 George St, Charleston, SC 29424, jzlieber@edisto.cofc.edu, (2) Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George St, Charleston, SC 29424
31-2132ORIGINS OF ELEVATED NITRATE CONCENTRATIONS IN URBANIZED HEADWATER STREAMS, ENOREE RIVER BASIN, SOUTH CAROLINA: MCGUINESS, Ellen1, ANDERSON, Catherine1, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, and LEWIS, Gregory P.2, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, ellen.mcguiness@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
31-2233SOURCES OF NITRATE IN FOUR URBAN HEADWATER STREAMS, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA: ROBERTS, Andrew1, DRIPPS, Weston R.1, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, and LEWIS, Greg2, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, andrew.roberts@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman Univ, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
31-2334CHARACTERIZATION AND APPLICATIONS OF A HG/AU PEEK MICROELECTRODE/FLOW-CELL SYSTEM FOR IN SITU ANALYSIS OF SURFACE AND GROUND WATER: MANLEY, Christopher B., , cbmanley@coastal.edu and LEWIS, Brent L., Dept. of Marine Science, Coastal Carolina University, Science Bldg Rm 209-B, Conway, SC 29526
31-2435CAN GEOMORPHIC CONTROLS OF HURRICANE DAMAGE BE QUANTIFIED FOR A KATRINA-SIZE STORM?: LEGASPI, Rochelle F.1, WERSCHMIDT, Robert E.1, JACKSON, Chester W.2, BUSH, David M.3, and YOUNG, Robert S.4, (1) Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118, rlegasp1@my.westga.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, (3) Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, (4) Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723
31-2536SINKHOLE CLASSIFICATION AND LOCATION USING GIS IN THE CAVE SPRINGS AREA, CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE: HASSLER, Emily R., Geology, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Ave, Dept. 6556, Chattanooga, TN 37403, Emily-Hassler@utc.edu and JONES, Tracy S., Geology, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Ave., Dept 6556, Chattanooga, TN 37403
31-2637LONG-TERM SLOPE STABILITY IN COWEETA: A COMPARISON OF DETRITAL CHARCOAL AND MRT CARBON-14 AGES FROM A HUMID TEMPERATE STEEPLAND SETTING: PRUITT, Aaron1, GILLELAND, Chesney1, SCHARER, Kate M.1, and HALES, T.C.2, (1) Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, ap72379@appstate.edu, (2) School of Earth, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF10 3YE, United Kingdom
31-2738CLASSIFICATION OF A ACTIVELY INCISING IN THE APPALACHIAN PLATEAU, SOUTHERN WV: THIEME, Shawn Charles and MATCHEN, David L., Natural Sciences, Concord University, Po box 1000, Athens, WV 24712, thiemes10@concord.edu
31-2839THE ORIGIN OF GULLIES IN BEAVERDAM CREEK, NORTH CAROLINA: MCCORMACK, Jennifer N., ROTH, Amanda R., JOHNSON, Bradley G., and EPPES, Martha Cary, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, jnmccorm@uncc.edu

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