North-Central Section - 43rd Annual Meeting (2-3 April 2009)
Session No. 28 Friday, 3 April 2009
1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Northern Illinois University Rockford: 204

T1. Applied Geology: Environmental, Hydrogeological, and Geotechnical

Terry R. West, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
28-11:00 PM METHODOLOGY AND USE OF CLOSE RANGE PHOTOGRAMMETRY FOR GEOLOGIC STUDIES OF INACCESSIBLE OUTCROPS: PETRAS, Justine, Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, petras@isgs.illinois.edu, STOHR, Christopher, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820, and MIKULIC, Donald, Illinois State Geol Survey, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820
28-21:20 PM GEOCHEMISTRY OF COAL MINE DRAINAGE IN RESPONSE TO IMPROVED MATERIAL HANDLING: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF KINETIC TESTING: BEHUM, Paul T. Sr, Environmental Resources and Policy Program, Department of Mining and Mineral Engineering, Southern Illinois University, Sr. Hydrologist, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Carbondale, IL 62901, pbehum@yahoo.com, CHUGH, Yoginder, Department of Mining and Mineral Engineering, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, TEKLEHAIMANOT, Yosief, Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, and LEFTICARIU, Liliana, Environmental Resources and Policy Program, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901
28-31:40 PM USE OF THE NITROGEN-15 ISOTOPE NATURAL ABUNDANCE METHOD AND CHEMICAL RATIOS TO DETERMINE SOURCES OF POTENTIAL NITRATE CONTAMINATION OF GROUND WATER, NORTHEASTERN KANSAS: TOWNSEND, M.A., Kansas Geological Survey, The Univ of Kansas, 1930 Constant Ave, Lawrence, KS 66047, townsend@kgs.ukans.edu
28-42:00 PM ASSESSMENT OF PUMPING-INDUCED WATER QUALITY CHANGES IN THE OZARK PLATEAUS AQUIFER SYSTEM: MACFARLANE, P. Allen, Geohydrology Section, Kansas Geological Survey, 1930 Constant Ave, Lawrence, KS 66047, dowser@kgs.ku.edu
28-52:20 PM DERIVING HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY FROM DRAINAGE PATTERNS - A CASE STUDY IN THE OREGON CASCADES: GRUDZINSKI, Bartosz Peter, Geography, Northern Illinois University, 5202 W.Winona, Chicago, IL 60630, www.z1555588@students.niu.edu, LUO, Wei, Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, and PEDERSON, Darryll, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 304 Bessey Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0340
28-62:40 PM FLOODWATERS BEYOND FLOODPLAINS: WATER TABLE RISE AND GROUNDWATER-INDUCED FLOODING AT SPRING GREEN, WISCONSIN: GOTKOWITZ, Madeline B., Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, 3817 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705, mbgotkow@wisc.edu and ATTIG, John W., Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, Univ of Wisconsin, 3817 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53705
 3:00 PM Break
28-73:20 PM HISTORICAL CHANGES IN THE HURON RIVER (OHIO): A PARTIALLY BEDROCK-CONTROLLED RIVER: ADAMS, A.S. and EVANS, J.E., Department of Geology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, evansje@bgsu.edu
28-83:40 PM DRAINAGE PROBLEMS AFFECT HOUSING AREA, WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA: A CONSEQUENCE OF TOPOGRAPHY AND SOIL TYPE: WEST, Terry R., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, 550 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, trwest@purdue.edu
28-94:00 PM EXPLORATION OF DIAMOND CAVERNS, KENTUCKY, USING ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY GROUND IMAGING (ERGI): RITTER, John B., ZALEHA, Michael J., MCELWAIN, Daniel R., SHAW, Kelly A., and TLACHAC, Heidi M., Department of Geology, Wittenberg University, P.O. Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501, jritter@wittenberg.edu
28-104:20 PM METAGENOMIC ANALYSIS OF MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES IN DEEP KARST SINKHOLES IN YUCATAN PENINSULA, MEXICO: MOORE, Anni1, LENCZEWSKI, Melissa2, PERRY, Eugene3, and DUVALL, Melvin1, (1) Biological Sciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, catawbatree1@yahoo.com, (2) Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, Davis Hall 312, DeKalb, IL 60115, (3) Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, Davis Hall 312, Normal Road, DeKalb, IL 60115
28-114:40 PM THE DEVELOPMENT OF BEST PRACTICES FOR THE USE OF HAZUS-MH TO ESTIMATE EARTHQUAKE LOSSES IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS: REMO, Jonathan, PINTER, Nicholas, and CARLSON, Megan, Geology, Southern Illinois Univ, 1259 Lincoln Drive, Mailcode 4324, Carbondale, IL 62901, diamict@siu.edu

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