2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 94 Monday, 19 October 2009
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Oregon Convention Center: E146

T154. Geoarchaeology, Reconstructions of Paleoenvironments and Past Human- Environment Interactions (GSA Archaeological Geology Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; Paleontological Society)

Kathleen Nicoll and Catherine Yansa, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
94-18:00 AM PALEOENVIRONMENTS AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF SHORT-TERM OCCUPATION SITES, IMPLICATIONS OF SUBSISTENCE STRATEGIES UNDER HOLOCENE CLIMATE CHANGE, NORTHERN KENYA: ASHLEY, Gail M.1, NDIEMA, Emmanuel2, HARRIS, John W.K.2, KIURA, Purity W.3, and SPENCER, Joel Q.G.4, (1) Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers Univ, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8066, gmashley@rci.rutgers.edu, (2) Anthropology, Rutgers University, 131 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414, (3) Archaeology Section, National Museums of Kenya, P.O. Box 40658-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, (4) Geology, Kansas State University, 108 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-3201
94-28:20 AM Paper Withdrawn
94-38:20 AM UPPER PALEOLITHIC LANDSCAPE GEOARCHAEOLOGY IN THE TRANSBAIKAL (SOUTHERN SIBERIA): BUVIT, Ian and TERRY, Karisa, Anthropology, Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926, ibuvit@gmail.com
94-48:35 AM PLEISTOCENE-AGE GIANT BEAVER (CASTOROIDES OHIOENSIS) AND EXTANT BEAVER (CASTOR CANADENSIS) ENVIRONMENTS OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN: YANSA, Catherine H., Department of Geography, Michigan State University, 227 Geography Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1117, yansa@msu.edu and JACOBS, Peter M., Department of Geography and Geology, Univ of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 800 W. Main St, Whitewater, WI 53190
94-58:50 AM GEOMORPHIC EVOLUTION OF COASTAL DUNES IN THE NORTHERN PART OF LAKE MICHIGAN: ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS, REGIONAL COMPARISONS, AND GEOARCHAEOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS: ARBOGAST, Alan F., Geography, Michigan State University, 121 Geography Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, dunes@msu.edu, MONAGHAN, G. William, Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology, Indiana Univ, 423 North Fess Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405, LOVIS, William A., Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University, 354 Baker Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, and FORMAN, Steven L., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607
94-69:05 AM THE PALEOENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT OF PALEOINDIAN OCCUPATION IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS OF KANSAS: A TALE OF TWO SITES: MANDEL, Rolfe D., Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66047-3724, mandel@kgs.ku.edu, CORDOVA, Carlos E., Geography, Oklahoma State University, 421 Murray Hall, Stillwater, OK 74078, and THELER, James L., Department of Sociology and Archaeology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 437G Carl Wimberly Hall, La Crosse, WI 54601
94-79:25 AM GEOARCHAEOLOGY OF EL FIN DEL MUNDO, A CLOVIS SITE IN SONORA, MEXICO: HOLLIDAY, Vance T., Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, vthollid@email.arizona.edu, GAINES, Edmund P., Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, and SANCHEZ-MIRANDA, Guadalupe, Subdirectora de Laboratorios, Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, Moneda 16, Col. Centro, Mexico City, 06060, Mexico
94-89:45 AM MICROMORPHOLOGY OF EL FIN DEL MUNDO CLOVIS SITE, SONORA, MEXICO: MENTZER, Susan M., Department of Anthropology, The University of Arizona, 1009 E South Campus Dr, Tucson, AZ 85721, smentzer@email.arizona.edu and HOLLIDAY, Vance T., Department of Geosciences, The University of Arizona, Gould-Simpson Bldg, Tucson, AZ 85721
94-910:00 AM GEOARCHAEOLOGY AND HOLOCENE BIOCLIMATIC CHANGE ON THE EDGE OF THE LLANO ESTACADO IN WEST TEXAS: MURPHY, Laura R., University of Kansas, Kansas Geological Survey, 1930 Constant Ave, Lawrence, KS 66047-3724, murphy15@ku.edu, HOLLIDAY, Vance T., Department of Geosciences, The University of Arizona, Gould-Simpson Bldg, Tucson, AZ 85721, and JOHNSON, Eileen, Museum of Texas Tech University, Box 43191, Lubbock, TX 79409-3191
94-1010:15 AM BLACK MESA REVISITED: NEW OSL AGES PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF MIS3 AND MIS2 EOLIAN ACTIVITY ON BLACK MESA, NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA: ELLWEIN, Amy L., Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, PO Box 519, Crested Butte, CO 81224, amy@rmbl.org, MAHAN, Shannon A., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046 Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, and MCFADDEN, Leslie D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131
94-1110:30 AM THE CONTEXT OF ARCHAIC GEOARCHAEOLOGY ALONG THE JORDAN RIVER, SOUTHERN SALT LAKE VALLEY: SITE FORMATION PROCESSES & HYDROCLIMATIC CHANGE: NICOLL, Kathleen, Department of Geography, University of Utah, 260 So. Central Campus Drive #270, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, kathleen.nicoll@gmail.com
94-1210:45 AM USING SONICORES AND LARGE SCALE EXCAVATION TO EXAMINE DEEP FILL DEPOSITS, BURIED ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIALS AND THE HOLOCENE BOUNDARY ALONG SEATTLE'S HISTORIC WATERFRONT: RINCK, Brandy A., Northwest Archaeological Associates, Inc, 5418 - 20th Avenue NW, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98107, brinck@northwestarch.com
94-1311:00 AM HUMAN-CLIMATE-LANDSCAPE INTERACTIONS IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OREGON AND WASHINGTON, DURING THE LAST 1200 YEARS: WALSH, Megan K.1, WHITLOCK, Cathy2, and BARTLEIN, Patrick J.1, (1) Department of Geography, University of Oregon, 107 Condon Hall, Eugene, OR 97403-1251, mwalsh2@uoregon.edu, (2) Earth Sciences, Montana State University, P.O. Box 173480, Traphagen Hall #200, Bozeman, MT 59717

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