2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 258 Wednesday, 21 October 2009
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Oregon Convention Center: Hall A

T138. Sigma Gamma Epsilon Undergraduate Research (Posters) (Sigma Gamma Epsilon)

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM
 Paper #Booth #
258-1307LOW STREAM-FLOW MEASUREMENT AND STREAM CO2 EMISSION CALCULATIONS, KONZA PRAIRIE LTER SITE, NORTHEASTERN KANSAS, USA: OHMES, Karen S.1, MACPHERSON, G.L.2, and HUFF, Breanna L.1, (1) Dept. of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Rm. 120, Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, kawen@ku.edu, (2) Dept. of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lindley Hall, Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
258-2308REFORESTATION OR RESPONSE TO RISING ATMOSPHERIC CO2: INVESTIGATING TWO POSSIBLE MECHANISMS FOR THE INCREASE IN GROUNDWATER CO2 AT THE KONZA PRAIRIE, NORTHEASTERN KANSAS: HUFF, Breanna L., Dept. of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Rm. 120, Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, blhuff@ku.edu and MACPHERSON, G.L., Dept. of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lindley Hall, Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
258-3309SANDBOX EXPERIMENTS AS ANALOGUES FOR CONTINENTAL RIFTS: IMPACT OF ROCK STRENGTH IN EXTENSIONAL STRESS REGIMES: BROWNE, Cassandra, Geological Sciences and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 129 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409, cmb4zd@mst.edu, LANSBERY, Leslie Ann, Geology, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1870 Miner Circle, 125 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409-0140, and HOGAN, John, Geological Sciences and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 127 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65401
258-4310TRANSPORT OF DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON IN MOUNTAINOUS RIVERS OF DOMINICA, LESSER ANTILLES: MONDRO, Claire A.1, GOLDSMITH, Steven T.1, CAREY, Anne E.1, TRIERWEILER, Annette M.1, JOHNSON, Brent M.2, and WELCH, Susan A.1, (1) School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 S Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, cmondro@gmail.com, (2) Department of Geology, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 95192
258-5311GEOLOGICAL CARBON SEQUESTRATION IN THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY: AN EVALUATION OF POSSIBLE TARGET FORMATIONS: DALTON, Terra, Geological Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, terra.dalton@gmail.com
258-6312CONTROLS ON SOIL DEVELOPMENT AND CARBON STORAGE ON THE HIGH-STANDING ISLAND OF TAIWAN: VON BARGEN, Justin M.1, GOLDSMITH, Steven T.1, CAREY, Anne E.1, KAO, Shuh-Ji2, WELCH, Susan A.1, and MONDRO, Claire A.1, (1) School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 S Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, von-bargen.2@osu.edu, (2) Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei, 115, Taiwan
258-7313A SALINIZATION STUDY WITHIN THE SAN ACACIA REGION, SEVILLETA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, NEW MEXICO: REYES, Francisco, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, frreyes@miners.utep.edu, ADELBERG, Samantha, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, WILLIAMS, Amy J., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, CROSSEY, Laura J., Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, and KARLSTROM, Karl E., Earth and Planetary Science, University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131
258-8314GEOMICROBIOLOGY OF THE SEVILLETA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SPRINGS AND WELLS: PREDICTING THE METABOLIC ENERGY AVAILABLE TO MICROORGANISMS: ADELBERG, Samantha, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, Samantha_Adelberg@brown.edu, REYES, Francisco, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, WILLIAMS, Amy J., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, and CROSSEY, Laura J., Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131
258-9315CHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON OF ARIDISOLS BASED ON VEGETATION AND ROCK TYPE IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS, EASTERN CALIFORNIA: MYERS, Brittany R., Geological Sciences, Albion College, 5499 Kellogg Center, Albion, MI 49224, brm12@albion.edu and VAN DE VEN, Christopher, Geological Sciences, Albion College, Albion, MI 49224
258-10316CONSTRUCTIVISM-BASED ACTIVITIES USING HALLWAY GEOLOGY DISPLAYS IN INFORMAL SCIENCE EDUCATION: HUBSCHER, Rodney M., Earth Science, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335, Walters@uni.edu and WALTERS, James C., Earth Science, The University of Northern Iowa, Latham Hall, Cedar Falls, IA 50614
258-11317STREAM BANK STABILITY AND TURBIDITY OF DRY RUN CREEK, CEDAR FALLS, IOWA: SHEPECK, Jennifer M., Earth Science, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, jshepeck@uni.edu and WALTERS, James, Earth Science, The University of Northern Iowa, Latham Hall, Cedar Falls, IA 50614
258-12318QUANTITATIVE MEASUREMENTS AND SPATIAL STATISTICS OF IGNEOUS LAYERING IN THE MORGANTOWN SHEET, SE PA: GIMSON, Kirby, LUTZ, Tim, and SROGI, LeeAnn, Department of Geology/Astronomy, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, kg608109@wcupa.edu
258-13319A TWO-DIMENSIONAL, LINEAR–ELASTIC MODEL TO EXPLAIN RADIAL EXTENSIONAL FRACTURES, PANTHEON FOSSAE, CALORIS BASIN, MERCURY: MCDONOUGH, Brianne M. and CICERONE, Robert D., Earth Sciences, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA 02325, bmcdonough@bridgew.edu
258-14320SEDIMENTARY PETROLOGY OF THE TEDDY CREEK GROUP, BLACKTAIL MOUNTAINS, MT: IMPLICATIONS FOR PROVENANCE & LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION: HOLT, Renée S. and KROL, Michael A., Earth Sciences, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA 02325, rholt@bridgew.edu
258-15321ESTIMATING MIDDLE DEVONIAN SOIL AGES USING POINT-COUNTING OF PEDOGENIC CLAYS IN PALEOSOLS: WRIGHT, Thomas Colby, MINTZ, Jason S., and DRIESE, Steven G., Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, fishmato@gmail.com
258-16322AGE AND EMPLACEMENT TEMPERATURE OF A FELSIC PORPHYRY DIKE NEAR BALLARD, COUNTY GALWAY: SUTHERLAND, Christopher L.1, JOHNSON, Elizabeth A.1, LOGAN, M. Amelia V.2, SAMSON, Scott D.3, and FEELY, Martin4, (1) Department of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, suthercl@gmail.com, (2) Dept. of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, NHB-119, Washington, DC 20560-0119, (3) Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, (4) Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, National University of Ireland, University Road, Galway, Ireland
258-17323GEOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF POTENTIAL TOXIC METAL RELEASES FROM TVA COAL ASH SURFACE IMPOUNDMENTS INTO NEARBY RIVER WATERS AND SEDIMENTS: WYLIE, Miller1, PICKERING, Jennifer1, JONES, Matt2, CROMBIE, Scott3, SHANNON, Caitlin1, and CRIBB, Warner1, (1) Geosciences, Middle Tennessee State University, MTSU PO Box 9, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, emw2t@mtsu.edu, (2) Siegel High School, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, (3) Chemistry, Ravenwood High School, Brentwood, TN 37027
258-18324CHEMICAL EVOLUTION AND HYDROLOGY OF NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADAN MINERAL SPRINGS: COLAFRANCESCO, Kaitlen C.1, RADEMACHER, Laura K.1, BURMEISTER, Kurtis C.1, GIOVANNONI, Steven C.1, KIEF, Jerome M.1, and SUTER, Jordan B.2, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211, k_colafrancesco@pacific.edu, (2) Sierra College, 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677
258-19325SOURCES OF WATER QUALITY IMPAIRMENTS IN THE LINCOLN CREEK WATERSHED, LEWIS COUNTY WASHINGTON: MCLAUGHLIN, Win N.1, BROWN, Christopher J.1, and RADEMACHER, Laura K.2, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211, w_mclaughlin1@pacific.edu, (2) Dept of Geosciences, Univ of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211
258-20326RADIOCARBON DATING TERRESTRIAL GASTROPODS: ASSESSING OPEN-SYSTEM BAHAVIOR: MCGIMPSEY, Chelsea, Department of Geology, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, mcgimpcn@muohio.edu, RECH, Jason A., Geology, Miami University, 114 Shideler Hall, Oxford, OH 45056, and PIGATI, Jeffrey S., Geologic Division, U.S. Geological Survey, 520 N. Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719
258-21327TOO MUCH, TOO LITTLE, OR JUST RIGHT? AN INVESTIGATION OF CONFIDENCE, DEMOGRAPHICS, AND CORRECTNESS: JORDAN, Sarah C.1, LIBARKIN, Julie C.2, and CLARK, Scott K.1, (1) Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, jordans4@msu.edu, (2) Geocognition Research Laboratory, 206 Natural Science Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
258-22328REFLECTED LIGHT IMAGE ANALYSIS METHOD: APPLICATION TO MAGNETIC MINERAL SPO MEASUREMENTS: LINER, Tiffany and WATERS-TORMEY, Cheryl, Geosciences and Natural Resources, Western Carolina University, 331 Stillwell Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723, cherylwt@wcu.edu
258-23329ARE SILICLASTIC NODULES IN THE UPPER JURASSIC MORRISON FORMATION (EASTERN BIG HORN BASIN, WYOMING) ACCRETIONARY LAPILLI?: MURRAY, Abigail P.1, PEDRICK, Jane N.2, MATHISON, Mark E.2, and DAWSON, M. Robert2, (1) Dept of Geological & Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3212, abigail.murray30@gmail.com, (2) Dept of Geological & Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3212
258-24330WATERSHED EROSION ASSESSMENT IN THE RAPPAHANNOCK USING ISOTOPIC AND SPATIAL ANALYSIS: ANDREUCCI, Stephanie, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, sandreuc@umw.edu and KISILA, Ben Odhiambo, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Mary Washington, Jepson Science Center, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
258-25331QUANTIFYING COASTAL HAZARDS: RANKING CONTROLS ON DAMAGE IN PUERTO RICO FROM HURRICANE GEORGES: PETRUCCELLI, Rochelle F., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, rlegasp1@my.westga.edu, JACKSON, Chester W., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, and BUSH, David M., Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118
258-26332THE SURPRISING LACK OF RELIABLE HISTORICAL HURRICANE STORM SURGE DATA: JOHNSON, Jacques R.1, MALOOF, Andrew1, PETRUCCELLI, Rochelle F.1, YOUNG, Rob2, and BUSH, David M.1, (1) Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, jjohns38@my.westga.edu, (2) Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University, Belk 207, Cullowhee, NC 28723
258-27333INORGANIC ARSENIC AND OTHER PARAMETERS TESTED IN WELL WATER OF WEST GEORGIA: AYASH, K. Hope, COOK, Kimberly E., WOLFE, Cameron G., BOATMAN, Michael L., and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, kayash1@my.westga.edu
258-28334ANALYSIS OF TWO KNOWN SECONDARY DRINKING WATER CONTAMINANTS, SULFATE AND HARDNESS, IN WEST GEORGIA GROUNDWATER: HUNT, Lindsey Elise, KRUEGER, Daniel W., and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, lhunt4@my.westga.edu
258-29335MEASUREMENT OF NITRATES AND SILICA IN LOCAL WELLS OF CARROLL COUNTY, GEORGIA: PETRUCCELLI, Rochelle F., NICKLE, Cassandra, HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., and HARRIS, Randa R., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, rlegasp1@my.westga.edu
258-30336LEAD AND COPPER IN DOMESTIC WELLS IN WEST GEORGIA: SKINNER, Tina M., AYASH, K. Hope, and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, tskinne1@my.westga.edu
258-31337A LOCAL ASSESSMENT OF IMPROPERLY ABANDONED WELLS IN LINN AND BENTON COUNTIES, OREGON: FULTON, Will1, CARTER, Deron T.1, and STEBBINS, Adam2, (1) Department of Physical Science, Linn Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany, OR 97321, willfulton@yahoo.com, (2) Benton County Water Projects, Benton County Board of Commissioners Office, 408 SW Monroe Ave, Suite 111, Corvallis, OR 97339
258-32338LEAD, ZINC, AND COPPER METAL DISTRIBUTION IN SEDIMENT INVENTORIES IN THE HUDSON RIVER ESTUARY: LUCE, Elise, Geoscience and Environmental Studies, Eckerd College, #1119 4200 54th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, ms.lucee@gmail.com, NITSCHE, Frank, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, of Columbia Univ, Palisades, NY 10964, and KENNA, Timothy C., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, P. O. Box 1000, Palisades, NY 10964
258-33339DEFINING SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL VARIATIONS IN THE HYPORHEIC ZONE OF A LOW GRADIENT, MEANDERING AGRICULTURAL STREAM USING CONSERVATIVE TRACERS: HAHN, David and VAN DER HOVEN, Stephen J., Geography-Geology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4400, Normal, IL 61790, hahn_87@hotmail.com
258-34340QUANTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF GROUNDWATER ON NITROGEN CYCLING IN CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS RECEIVING AGRICULTURAL TILE DRAINAGE: TRELA, Jarek, VAN DER HOVEN, Stephen J., and LOVE, Jonathan, Geography-Geology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4400, Normal, IL 61790, jtrela@ilstu.edu
258-35341A PRELIMINARY GEOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL VARIATIONS IN THE SURFACE WATER CHEMISTRY OF RICE COUNTY MINNESOTA USING ArcGIS: HOLSCHUH, Nicholas Donald1, HAILEAB, Bereket1, NEGA, Tsegaye2, and FU, Wei-Hsin2, (1) Geology, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, holschun@carleton.edu, (2) ENTS, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057
258-36342PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CONNECTIONS BETWEEN SURFACE AND GROUND WATER IN THE ANCHORAGE WATERSHED, ALASKA: CARDENAS, Megan E., Geological Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, asmec47@uaa.alaska.edu, MUNK, LeeAnn, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, MUNK, Jens, School of Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, and HAGEDORN, Birgit, Applied Science and Technology Laboratory, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
258-37343INFLUENCE OF DECIMETER-SCALE VARIABILITY ON DNAPL INFILTRATION AND MIGRATION IN A GLACIAL SAND AQUIFER: SHERMAN, Janelle R., Department of Geology, Wayne State University, 0224 Old Main, 4841 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, at4653@wayne.edu and LEMKE, Lawrence D., Department of Geology, Wayne State University, 0224 Old Main, 4841 Cass, Detroit, MI 48202
258-38344SOURCING ELEMENTAL ALUMINUM IN SURFACE WATERS IN THE SWIFT RIVER WATERSHED, NEW HAMPSHIRE: A PRELIMINARY REPORT: ALLEN, Justin M., CALDWELL, Matthew P., and BALOGH-BRUNSTAD, Zsuzsanna, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY 13820, allenj@hartwick.edu
258-39345INVESTIGATING THE POTENTIAL FOR MICROBIAL IRON REDUCTION IN A HYDROLOGICALLY DYNAMIC RESERVOIR SYSTEM, VILLA PARK DAM, VILLA PARK, CA: CORCORAN, Andrew M., Geological Sciences, California State University Fullerton, 800 North State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834, a_m_c_1987@yahoo.com and KNEESHAW, Tara A., Department of Geological Sciences, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850
258-40346EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE AND RECURRENCE FROM SCARP MORPHOLOGY, EUREKA VALLEY FAULT ZONE, EASTERN CALIFORNIA: SCHLOM, Tyanna M., Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, McCarthy Hall 254, P.O. Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, tschlom@gmail.com and KNOTT, Jeffrey R., Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Fullerton, Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834
258-41347ARE THE MOAT MOUNTIAN VOLCANIC ROCKS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE REALLY OF VOLCANIC ORIGIN? MOAT MAYBE, KEARSARGE NO: TIMM, Sarah L., Geology and Environmental Science, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY 13820, TimmS@hartwick.edu
258-42348PETROGENETIC EVOLUTION OF LAVAS FROM THE CASITAS SHIELD, DESCABEZADO GRANDE- CERRO AZUL VOLCANIC COMPLEX, CHILEAN ANDES: DOWNEN, Matthew R., WULFF, Andrew, KRAMER, Kelly, and MOYERS, Austin, Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #31066, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066, matthew.downen325@wku.edu
258-43349LASER ABLATION INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA MASS SPECTROMETRY OF THE PLEISTOCENE WILSON CREEK ASH BEDS, INYO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: DIAZ, Nathan, Geological Sciences, California State University Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834, anima@csu.fullerton.edu, KNOTT, Jeffrey R., Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Fullerton, Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834, NEFF, Hector, Anthropology/IIRMES, California State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CO 90840, WAN, Elmira, U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, MS-975, Menlo Park, CA 94025, WAHL, David, USGS, 345 Middlefield Rd. MS-975, Menlo Park, CA 94025, and SARNA-WOJCICKI, Andrei M., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025
258-44350MAFIC MICROGRANULAR ENCLAVES WITHIN SHEARED GRANITIC ROCKS IN MOUNTAIN, WI: SIEGNER, Michael, Geography/Geology Department, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 800 Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190, siegnerml15@uww.edu and BHATTACHARYYA, Prajukti, Geography and Geology, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 120 Upham Hall, 800 Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190
258-45351AGE AND CHEMISTRY OF MEGACRYSTIC ZIRCONS FROM ZIRCONIA, NORTH CAROLINA: BRAUN, Steven A., BREAM, Brendan R., and GUALDA, Guilherme A.R., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Station B 35-1805, Nashville, TN 37235-1805, steven.a.braun@vanderbilt.edu
258-46352FINGERPRINTING CU-BEARING TOURMALINE USING TRACE ELEMENTS AND LI AND B STABLE ISOTOPES: SHABAGA, Brandi, Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, 240 Wallace Bldg, Winnipeg, MB R3T2N2, Canada, brandishabaga@gmail.com, FAYEK, Mostafa, Geological Sciences, Univ. Manitoba, 240 Wallace Bldg, Winnipeg, MB R3T2N2, Canada, and HAWTHORNE, Frank, Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, 240 Wallace Bldg, 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
258-47353STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY OF THE FRIES THRUST SHEET, BLUE RIDGE THRUST COMPLEX, WESTERN NC AND EASTERN TN: MCHUGH, Andrea C.1, HAMIL, A. Brooke1, TRUPE, Charles H.2, and ASHER, Pranoti M.3, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, P.O. Box 8149, Statesboro, GA 30460, amchugh1@georgiasouthern.edu, (2) Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, (3) Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460-8149
258-48354OSL DATING PROPERTIES OF MG-CARBONATE: A RECENTLY DISCOVERED MINERAL IN MARTIAN SEDIMENTS: GORZ, Andrew J., Geosciences, North Dakota State University, P.O. Box 6050, Dept. 2745, Fargo, ND 58108, Andrew.Gorz@ndsu.edu and LEPPER, Kenneth, Optical Dating and Dosimetry Lab, North Dakota State University, Department of Geosciences, P.O. Box 6050, Dept. #2745, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
258-49355COASTAL TERRACE TECTONIC GEOMORPHOLOGY, TRINIDAD, WEST INDIES: MORELL, Mallory A., Grand Valley State, 230 STU 1 Campus Dr, Allendale, MI 49401, morellm@mail.gvsu.edu, ZDAN, Stephen, Geology, Grand Valley State University, 1 Campus Drive, 125 Padnos, Allendale, MI 49401-9403, and LLERANDI-ROMÁN, Pablo A., Geology Dept, Grand Valley State University, Padnos Hall of Science, Allendale, MI 49401-9403
258-50356GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATER INTERACTIONS IN AN ACTIVE KARST AREA UNDER DIFFERENT FLOW CONDITIONS, CARTER COUNTY, TENNESSEE: CONDE, Rachel and GAO, Yongli, Geosciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, zrac13@goldmail.etsu.edu
258-51357DEVELOPING HIGH PRECISION TIME SERIES OF ISOTOPIC RECORDS ON SPELEOTHEMS FROM EASTERN TENNESSEE: BURNHAM, Taylor1, GAO, Yongli1, WANG, Xianfeng2, and ROWE, Harold3, (1) Geosciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, ztgb5@goldmail.etsu.edu, (2) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univeristy of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, (3) Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 77019
258-52358LAND COVER ANALYSIS UTILIZING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND HISTORIC AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY: A CASE STUDY OF RIPARIAN ZONES IN THE LUCKIAMUTE RIVER BASIN, CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE: STANLEY, Ryan and TAYLOR, Stephen B., Earth and Physical Science Dept, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, OR 97361, rstanley06@wou.edu
258-53359ON THE USE OF STREAMBED TEMPERATURES FOR ESTIMATING BASEFLOW VELOCITY: HAZEN, Anna George, Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32067, Boone, NC 28607-2067, georgear@appstate.edu and ANDERSON, William P., Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32067, Boone, NC 28608-2067
258-54360USE OF A DIGITAL ELEVATION MODEL TO MEASURE DEFLATION OF A ROCK GLACIER IN OPABIN BASIN, YOHO NATIONAL PARK: ADAMS, Kristyn1, TENNANT, Christina2, VALLIS, Vanessa3, MENOUNOS, Brian2, and OSBORN, Gerald1, (1) Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, kaadams@ucalgary.ca, (2) Geography Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9, Canada, (3) Department of Geography, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N.W, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
258-55361MAGNETOSTRATIGRAPHY OF THE EARLY MIOCENE KULU AND HIWEGI FORMATIONS ON RUSINGA ISLAND (LAKE VICTORIA, KENYA): ANDREWS, Alexandra L., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, alexandra.andrews@yale.edu, PEPPE, Daniel J., Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, MCNULTY, Kieran P., Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota, 395 Hubert H. Humphrey Center, 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455, HARCOURT-SMITH, Will, Department of Vertebrate Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, DUNSWORTH, Holly M., Department of Anthropology, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 North St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625, DEINO, Alan L., Berkeley Geochronology Ctr, 2455 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94709, and FOX, David L., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219
258-56362GRAIN SIZE CHARACTERISTICS & POTENTIAL MOBILITY OF ROAD TRACTION SAND IN WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: HARKINS, Renee Helen, College of the Holy Cross, 1 College St, PO Box 1040, Worcester, MA 01610, rhhark10@holycross.edu and MITCHELL, Sara Gran, Department of Biology, College of the Holy Cross, PO Box B, 1 College St, Worcester, MA 01610
258-57363UNDERGRADUATE CREATIVE INQUIRY: GEOLOGIC MAPPING IN THE CLEMSON EXPERIMENTAL FOREST: WARNER, Richard D., DEAN, W. Gray, BRAME, Scott, HESSE, Shannon, RITCHIE, Amber, DOUGLAS, Scott, FIELDS, Ian, LAURSEN, Charles, LEE, Robert, and TROXLER, W. Finch, Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, Clemson University, 340 Brackett Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-0919, wrichar@clemson.edu
258-58364IMPROVING APPROXIMATIONS OF THE MOHR-COULOMB FAILURE ENVELOPE: AMUNDSEN, Jesse and JOHNSON, Sarah, Physics and Geology, Northern Kentucky University, SC 204, Nunn Dr, Highland Heights, OH 41099, amundsenj1@nku.edu
258-59365TAPHONOMIC STUDIES OF THE AARON SCOTT SITE QUARRY (MORRISON FORMATION, JURASSIC) NEAR FERRON, UTAH: DONALDSON, Kevin and BERTOG, Janet L., Physics and Geology, Northern Kentucky University, SC 204, Nunn Dr, Highland Heights, KY 41099, donaldsonk@nku.edu
258-60366WEATHERING AND EROSION OF BONES FROM THE AARON SCOTT DINOSAUR SITE NEAR FERRON, UTAH (MORRISON FORMATION, JURASSIC): COODE, Katybeth and BERTOG, Janet L., Physics and Geology, Northern Kentucky University, SC 204, Nunn Dr, Highland Heights, KY 41099, furunkle@aol.com
258-61367SEDIMENTOLOGY OF THE BRUSHY BASIN MEMBER OF THE MORRISON FORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH THE AARON SCOTT DINOSAUR SITE (JURASSIC), FERRON, UTAH: MERGENTHAL, Zachary and BERTOG, Janet L., Physics and Geology, Northern Kentucky University, SC 204, Nunn Dr, Highland Heights, KY 41099, merg300@yahoo.com
258-62368CHARACTERIZATION OF TIDAL VARIATIONS IN THE MIXING ZONE OF A LATE-PLEISTOCENE CARBONATE AQUIFER ON SAN SALVADOR ISLAND, BAHAMAS: STINSON, Chasity L., Department of Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101, Chasity.Stinson835@wku.edu, FLOREA, Lee J., Department of Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066, and RUSSELL, Scot Allan Jr, Department of Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, 1321 Sun Way Apt. 1, Bowling Green, KY 42101

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