Rocky Mountain Section - 61st Annual Meeting (11-13 May 2009)
Session No. 6 Monday, 11 May 2009
1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Utah Valley University: LI 212

T5. Getting a Better Handle on the “Dirt” Covering the Bedrock—Mapping and Dating of Surficial Deposits

Grant C. Willis, Joel L. Pederson and Tammy Rittenour, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
6-11:00 PM ARROYO CUT AND FILL RECORD FROM KANAB CREEK IN SOUTHERN UTAH: SUMMA, Michelle C. and RITTENOUR, Tammy, Geology, Utah State University, 4505 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, summa.michelle@gmail.com
6-21:20 PM CLOGGING THE GRAND WASH AND LOWER COLORADO RIVER WITH SEDIMENT: TRIBUTARY AND MAINSTEM RIVER RESPONSE TO MIS 5-4 CLIMATE CHANGE: RITTENOUR, Tammy M., Dept. of Geology, Utah State University, 4505 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, tammy.rittenour@usu.edu, PEDERSON, Joel, Geology, Utah State University, 4505 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, and HOUSE, Kyle, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, MS 178, Reno, NV 89557-0088
6-31:40 PM COMPARISON OF IMAGE-DERIVED SOIL LICHEN MAPS WITH FIELD DATA AND MAPPED GEOLOGIC UNIT: ROBINSON, Sarah E., Dept. of Economics and Geosciences, U.S. Air Force Academy, 2354 Fairchild Drive, Suite 6K110, Usafa, CO 80840, sarah.robinson@usafa.edu, PHILLIPS, Susan L., BRD-SBSC, U.S. Geological Survey, 2290 S. Resource Blvd, Moab, UT 84532, and MILLER, David M., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road MS 973, Menlo Park, CA 94025
6-42:00 PM OSL AGE ESTIMATES FOR ALLUVIAL FAN DEPOSITION IN THE LOST RIVER RANGE, ID: UNDERSTANDING LINKS BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE AND HILLSLOPE PROCESSES: KENWORTHY, Megan K., Geosciences, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83712, megankenworthy@u.boisestate.edu, RITTENOUR, Tammy, Department of Geology and Luminescence laboratory, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, and PIERCE, Jennifer, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725-1535
6-52:20 PM OSL CHRONOLOGY OF LATE PLEISTOCENE GLACIAL OUTWASH AND LOESS DEPOSITS NEAR IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: PHILLIPS, William M., Idaho Geological Survey, University of Idaho, PO Box 443014, Moscow, ID 83844-3014, phillips@uidaho.edu, RITTENOUR, Tammy M., Department of Geology, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-4505, and HOFFMANN, Glenn, Idaho Falls Soils Office, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Idaho Falls, ID 83401-2122
 2:40 PM Break
6-63:00 PM LASER-INDUCED BREAKDOWN SPECTROSCOPY: A NEW PARADIGM IN GEOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS: MCMILLAN, Nancy1, ARAGON, Emerlene1, DAWKINS, Matthew2, HANSON, Austin1, HERNANDEZ, Mary2, LIKES, Tristan1, MONTOYA, Carlos Jr1, MONTOYA, Patrick2, SADLER, T.J.2, and THOMPSON, Brittani3, (1) Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, Box 30001, MSC 3AB, Las Cruces, NM 88003, nmcmilla@nmsu.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, Box 30001, MSC 3AB, Las Crcuces, NM 88003, (3) Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, MS 443022, Moscow, ID 83844
6-73:20 PM VEGETATION AND SUBSTRATE CHARACTERISTICS OF ABANDONED OIL AND GAS WELL PADS IN NORTHEASTERN UTAH: ALLMENDINGER, Nicholas E., Watershed Sciences, Utah State University - UBRC, 1680 West US Highway 40 # 115, Vernal, UT 84078, nick.allmendinger@usu.edu and ETCHBERGER, Richard, Wildland Resources, Utah State University - UBRC, 1680 West US Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078
6-83:40 PM GLACIAL SEDIMENTS OF THE LITTLE BLACKFOOT RIVER VALLEY, MONTANA: REVISITING THE PLEISTOCENE BOULDER MOUNTAINS ICE CAP: WITTKOP, Chad, Chemistry and Geology, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, chad.wittkop@mnsu.edu
6-94:00 PM PLEISTOCENE GLACIATIONS ON THE FISH LAKE PLATEAU, UTAH: MARCHETTI, David W., Geology Program, Western State College of Colorado, 600 N. Adams St, Gunnison, CO 81231, dmarchetti@western.edu, HARRIS, M.Scott, Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424, BAILEY, Christopher, Department of Geology, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, and BERGMAN, Sarah, Geology, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057
6-104:20 PM RECONSTRUCTING REGIONAL GLACIAL AND CLIMATE HISTORIES OF THE SEVIER AND WASATCH PLATEAUS OF CENTRAL UTAH: JONES, Nathan1, QUICK, Annika1, RUPPER, Summer1, TODD, Claire2, KOPPES, Michele3, and TINGEY, David1, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, bear8u@paulinebjones.com, (2) Department of Geosciences, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 98447, (3) Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

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