2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 8 Sunday, 18 October 2009
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Oregon Convention Center: B113

T9. Climate Signals in Rivers and Streams (GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division)

Christopher Magirl and Daniel Malmon, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8-18:05 AM CLIMATE SINGALS IN STREAMBED ELEVATIONS OF GLACIAL RIVERS IN SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA: CONAWAY, Jeffrey S., U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Science Center, 4230 University Dr. Suite 201, Anchorage, AK 99508-4664, jconaway@usgs.gov and VALENTINE, Kirsten R., U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, 4230 University Dr, Suite 201, Anchorage, AK 99508
8-28:20 AM FROM ATMOSPHERIC RIVERS TO RIVERS OF DEBRIS: COUPLING EXTREME PRECIPITATION EVENTS, GLACIAL RETREAT, DEBRIS FLOWS, AND CHANNEL CHANGES ON MOUNT RAINIER, WASHINGTON: GRANT, Gordon1, NOLIN, Anne W.2, COPELAND, Elizabeth2, ELLINGER, Jonathan2, PARKER, Lauren2, LANCASTER, Stephen T.3, KENNARD, Paul M.4, DELANEY, Ian5, and TAINER, Erin4, (1) Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 3200 Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, gordon.grant@oregonstate.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University, 104 Wilkinson Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, (3) Geosciences, Oregon State U, 104 Wilkinson/Geosciences Dept, Corvallis, OR 97331, (4) Regional Geomorphologist, Mount Rainier National Park, 55210 238th Avenue East, Ashford, WA 98304, (5) Dept. of Geology, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA 99362
8-38:40 AM INCREASING PRECIPITATION, RUNOFF, FORESTS, AND PAVEMENT OVER THE LAST 70 YEARS, THE WINOOSKI RIVER BASIN, NORTHERN VERMONT: HACKETT, William R.1, BIERMAN, Paul2, RIZZO, Donna M.3, and BESAW, Lance E.3, (1) Geology, University of Vermont, Delehanty Hall, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, william.hackett@uvm.edu, (2) Geology Department, University of Vermont, Perkins Hall, Burlington, VT 05405, (3) College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of Vermont, Votey Hall, 33 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405
8-48:55 AM CONTROLS ON THE GEOMORPHIC SIGNATURE OF HOLOCENE CLIMATE ON RIVERS IN NORTHERN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: MEYER, Grant A. and PERSICO, Lyman P., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, gmeyer@unm.edu
8-59:10 AM WATER QUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE: EXAMPLE WITH ACID ROCK DRAINAGE: NORDSTROM, D. Kirk, U.S. Geol Survey, 3215 Marine Street, Suite E-127, Boulder, CO 80303, dkn@usgs.gov
8-69:25 AM CLIMATE CHANGE AND LOCAL GEOMORPHIC CONTROLS ON FLUVIAL PROCESSES ON SMALL STREAMS IN NORTHERN YELLOWSTONE: PERSICO, Lyman P. and MEYER, Grant A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, lyman@unm.edu
8-79:40 AM HOW DOES HOLOCENE CLIMATE CHANGE DRIVE WILDFIRES, SEDIMENT DELIVERY FROM HILLSLOPES, AND MAIN CHANNEL RESPONSE?: PIERCE, Jennifer L.1, MEYER, Grant A.2, NELSON, Nathan A.3, SVENSON, Lar3, and RILEY, Kerry3, (1) Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Dr, Boise, ID 83725, jenpierce@boisestate.edu, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Ave, Boise, ID 83725
 10:00 AM Break
8-810:15 AM EFFECTS OF FLOODS AND CLIMATE ON CHANNEL PLANFORM CHANGE OF THE LITTLE COLORADO RIVER, ARIZONA: BLOCK, Debra1, MALMON, Daniel2, and HIZA, Margaret1, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, 2255 N. Gemini Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, dblock@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, MS 973, Menlo Park, CA 94025
8-910:30 AM INFLUENCE OF HOLOCENE CLIMATE AND FLOOD EVENTS ON THE GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY: KESEL, Richard H., Dept, Geograohy & Anthropology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, gakesel@lsu.edu
8-1010:45 AM KNICKPOINT RETREAT ON SMALL BEDROCK RIVER CATCHMENTS AS A CONSEQUENCE OF BASE-LEVEL FALL: THE CASE OF JURA (WEST SCOTLAND, UK): CASTILLO, Miguel1, BISHOP, Paul2, and JANSEN, John2, (1) Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, East Quadrangle, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom, Miguel.Castillo@ges.gla.ac.uk, (2) Department of Geographical & Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
8-1111:00 AM AUTOGENIC ALLUVIAL GRADE ATTAINED WITH FALLING SEA LEVEL: A 2D EXPERIMENT: MUTO, Tetsuji, Graduate School of Science and Technology (Environmental Science), Nagasaki University, Bunkyomachi 1-14, Nagasaki, 852-8521, tmuto@nagasaki-u.ac.jp, KIM, Wonsuck, Department of Geological Sciences / Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C9000, Austin, TX 78712-025, and PARKER, Gary, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Dept. of Geology and NCED, University of Illinois, 205 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
8-1211:15 AM DEDUCING CLIMATE SIGNALS IN QUATERNARY LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION IN THE CENTRAL ROCKY MOUNTAINS: RIIHIMAKI, Catherine A., Biology Department, Drew University, 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, criihimaki@drew.edu, REINERS, Peter W., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, and HEFFERN, Edward L., U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003
8-1311:30 AM MIOCENE CAPTURE OF THE YALU (YARLUNG) RIVER BY THE PALEO-SUBANSIRI RIVER: EVIDENCE FROM DETRITAL ZIRCON U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY IN THE EASTERN HIMALAYA: CINA, Sara E., Department of Earth & Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 595 Charles Young Drive East, 3806 Geology Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095, saracina@ucla.edu, YIN, An, Department of Earth & Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 595 Charles Young Drive East, 3806 Geology Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, GROVE, Marty, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, and DUBEY, C.S., Department of Geology, Delhi University, Delhi, India
8-1411:45 AM LATE CENOZOIC FLOW REVERSAL AND CAPTURE OF THE YALU RIVER (YARLUNG TSANGPO) CAUSED BY RIFT-DAMMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE: YIN, An, Department of Earth & Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 595 Charles Young Drive East, 3806 Geology Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, yin@ess.ucla.edu, CINA, Sara E., Department of Earth & Space Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, GROVE, Marty J., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Building 320, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, and ZHANG, Jinyu, School of Earth Sciences and Resources, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), Beijing, 10083, China

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