2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 174 Tuesday, 2 November 2010
8:00 AM-6:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Hall B

Sediments, Clastic (Posters)

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM, and 4:30 to 5:30 PM
 Paper #Booth #
174-11PUDDINGSTONES OF THE KINGSTON PEAK FORMATION: SUBMARINE DEBRIS FLOWS ON A COLLAPSING CONTINENTAL MARGIN, CALIFORNIA, USA: WINGERDEN, C. Van, P.O. Box 902, Lake Isabella, CA 93240, cvwing@verizon.net and SIGLER, Roger, 19114 Tree Toad Drive, Katy, TX 77449
174-22CHANGES IN MARTINSBURG FORMATION PROVENANCE BASED ON SPECTRAL GAMMA RAY ANALYSIS OF WELL CUTTINGS, EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, USA: COOK, Robert D., Natural Sciences, Keystone College, La Plume, PA 18440, robert.cook@keystone.edu
174-33PIPE-LIKE CONCRETIONS FORMED BY DISSOLUTION OF A CARBONATE MINERAL, NAVAJO SANDSTONE OF SOUTH-CENTRAL UTAH, USA: LOOPE, David B., Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Lincoln, NE 68588, dloope1@unl.edu, KETTLER, Richard M., Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Lincoln, NE 68588-0340, and WEBER, Karrie A., Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences and School of Biological Sciences, Lincoln, NE 68588-0340
174-44A STRATIGRAPHIC SIGN OF ALLUVIAL CYCLIC STEPS PRESERVED IN DELTA FORESET BEDS: FLUME EXPERIMENTS: MUTO, Tetsuji, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nagasaki University, Bunkyomachi 1-14, Nagasaki, 852-8521, Japan, tmuto@nagasaki-u.ac.jp, SEKIGUCHI, Tomohiro, Terrestrial Environment Research Center, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, 305-8577, Japan, and YOKOKAWA, Miwa, Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Osaka Institute of Technology, 1-79-1 Kitayama, Hirakata, 573-0196, Japan
174-55CENOZOIC EVOLUTION OF THE WHITNEY BASIN, NE OREGON, INFERRED FROM METAMORPHIC BAKER TERRANE- AND CLARNO AND JOHN DAY FORMATION-DERIVED GRAVEL DEPOSITS: LAMBERT, Dale P.1, GAYLORD, David R.1, SPALL, Brian N.1, FERNS, Mark2, and MCCLAUGHRY, Jason D.3, (1) School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Washington State University, Webster Physical Science Building 1228, Pullman, WA 99164-2812, gamileo@yahoo.com, (2) Baker CIty Field Office, Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 1995 3rd Street, Baker City, OR 97814, (3) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 1995 3rd Street, Baker City, OR 97814
174-66RESOLVING GRAVEL POINT-BAR, OVERBANK, AND GLACIOFLUVIAL DEPOSITS USING ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY GROUND IMAGING (ERGI), MAD RIVER, WEST-CENTRAL OHIO, USA: AKERMAN, Kathryn H. and ZALEHA, Michael J., Department of Geology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501-0720, s10.kakerman@wittenberg.edu
174-77TEXTURAL ANALYSIS OF THE COCONINO SANDSTONE, CHINO POINT, ARIZONA: MAITHEL, Sarah A., Science and Mathematics, Cedarville University, 251 N. Main St, Cedarville, OH 45314, samaithel@cedarville.edu and WHITMORE, John H., Science and Mathematics, Cedarville Univ, 251 N. Main St, Cedarville, OH 45314
174-88USE OF SEM MICROTEXTURAL ANALYSIS TO ASSESS GRANITOID WEATHERING IN MODERN AND ANCIENT SEDIMENTARY SYSTEMS: KEISER, Leslie J., School of Geology & Geophysics, Univ. of Oklahoma, 710 Sarkeys Energy Center, 100 East Boyd St, Norman, OK 73019, lkeiser@ou.edu and SOREGHAN, G.S., School of Geology and Geophysics, Univ. of Oklahoma, 100 East Boyd, Norman, OK 73019
174-99THE MEANDERING MORRISON: THE CAINEVILLE, UTAH, “FOSSIL” MEANDERBELT EXPOSURES: WEISSMANN, Gary S.1, HARTLEY, Adrian J.2, SCUDERI, Louis A.3, NICHOLS, Gary4, DAVIDSON, Stephanie K.5, and HOLZWEBER, Barbara2, (1) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, MSCO3-2040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, weissman@unm.edu, (2) Geology & Petroleum Geology, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom, (3) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, MSC03-2040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, (4) Department of Geology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Department of Geology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Surrey, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom, (5) Geology & Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom
174-1010SEDIMENTOLOGY OF THE MACHARETí AND MANDIYUTí GROUPS, SOUTHERN BOLIVIA: NEW INSIGHTS INTO A COMPLEX SET OF SILICICLASTICS: ANDERSON, Heidi, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, PO Box 443022, Moscow, ID 83844, handerson@vandals.uidaho.edu
174-1111STRANDLINE DEPOSITS OF THE SALTON SEA, CALIFORNIA: AN INTEGRATED ANALOGUE FOR TRIASSIC FISH-PART CONGLOMERATES OF THE NEWARK BASIN: MALENDA, H. Fitzgerald, Department of Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530, hmale122@live.kutztown.edu, SIMPSON, Edward L., Physical Sciences, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 424 Boehm, Kutztown, PA 19530, simpson@kutztown.edu, SZAJNA, Michael, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA 17120, FILLMORE, David L., Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, 424 Boehm Hall, Kutztown, PA 19530, and HARTLINE, B.W., Reading Public Museum, 500 Museum Road, Reading, PA 19611
174-1212CLAY MINERALOGY OF SOME HIGH LATITUDE PALEOSOLS FROM THE PRINCE CREEK FORMATION (MAASTRICHTIAN), NORTH SLOPE, ALASKA: SALAZAR, Susana, Geology & Geophysics, University of Alaska, P.O. Box 5780, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5780, ssalazar2@alaska.edu, MCCARTHY, Paul J., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 997705, FLAIG, Peter P., Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, 10100 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78758, FOWELL, Sarah J., Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 755780, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5780, and TRAINOR, Thomas P., Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Alaska Fairbanks, PO Box 756160, Fairbanks, AK 99775
174-1313CLASTIC INJECTION FEATURES IN ALLUVIAL DEPOSITS OF THE PENNSYLVANIAN FOUNTAIN FORMATION (MANITOU SPRINGS, COLORADO): NALIN, Ronald, Geoscience Research Institute, 11060 Campus Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350, rnalin@llu.edu and BRYANT, Gerald, Department of Physical Sciences, Dixie State College, St. George, UT 84770
174-1414FLUME STUDIES OF GRAIN SIZE DISTRIBUTION IN MOVING CLAY SUSPENSIONS: RELATIONSHIP TO FLOCCULE COMPOSITION, FLOW VELOCITY, BOTTOM SHEAR STRESS, AND ACCRETIONARY BEDFORMS: HOUT, Crystal1, LEVY, Paul1, and SCHIEBER, Juergen2, (1) Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, chout@umail.iu.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
174-1515THE IDENTIFICATION OF A TECTONICALLY CONTROLLED SEQUENCE BOUNDARY AT THE CONTACT BETWEEN THE UPPER CRETACEOUS WAHWEAP AND KAIPAROWITS FORMATIONS: HILBERT-WOLF, Hannah L., Department of Geology, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, hilberth@carleton.edu, SIMPSON, Edward L., Physical Sciences, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 424 Boehm, Kutztown, PA 19530, WIZEVICH, Michael C., Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 06050, and TINDALL, Sarah E., Department of Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, P.O. Box 730, Kutztown, PA 19530
174-1616A METHODOLOGY FOR STUDYING SUBSIDENCE VARIATIONS WITHIN A BASIN: MCCARTNEY, Tannis and LEIER, Andrew, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, tmmccart@ucalgary.ca
174-1717PROVENANCE OF DETRITAL ZIRCONS IN ORDOVICIAN IAPETUS OCEAN-BASIN QUARTZITES IN SONORA, MEXICO: PREMO, W.R.1, POOLE, Forrest G.1, and AMAYA-MARTÍNEZ, Ricardo2, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO 80225, wpremo@usgs.gov, (2) Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, SON, 83000, Mexico
174-1818TEXTURAL TRENDS IN THE COCONINO SANDSTONE, CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ARIZONA, USA: WHITMORE, John H., Science and Mathematics, Cedarville Univ, 251 N. Main St, Cedarville, OH 45314, johnwhitmore@cedarville.edu and STROM, Raymond, Calgary Rock and Materials Services Inc, #3, 3610-29th St. NE, Calgary, AB T1Y5Z7
174-1919THE LITHOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A MIDDLE PERMIAN DELTAIC DISTRIBUTARY CHANNEL, IN THE KAROO BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA: KAPUPU, Chishala, Department of Geology, Colby College, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901, cekapupu@colby.edu, GASTALDO, Robert A., Department of Geology, Colby College, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901, and NEVELING, Johann, Council for Geosciences, Private Bag x112, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
174-2020AN ANALYSIS OF GEOMETRIC AND SEDIMENTOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF A MIDDLE PERMIAN FLUVIAL SYSTEM, KAROO BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA: KATSIAFICAS, Nathan, Department of Geology, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901, njkatsia@colby.edu, GASTALDO, Robert A., Department of Geology, Colby College, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901, and NEVELING, Johann, Council for Geosciences, Private Bag x112, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
174-2121LOWER CAMPANIAN MARGINAL MARINE DEPOSITS (GOSAU GROUP, AUSTRIA): SEDIMENTATION AND COAL DEPOSITION AT AN ACTIVE CONTINENTAL MARGIN: DRAGANITS, Erich1, BOTTIG, Magdalena1, GRUNDTNER, Marie-Louise2, HOFER, Gerald3, NEUHUBER, Stephanie3, and WAGREICH, Michael4, (1) Department for Geodynamics and Sedimentology, University of VIenna, Althanstrasse 14, Vienna, 1090, Austria, erich.draganits@univie.ac.at, (2) Department of Geodynamics and Sedimentology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, Vienna, 1090, Austria, (3) Department of Geodynamics and Sedimentology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, Vienna, A-1090, Austria, (4) Department for Geodynamics and Sedimentology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, Vienna, A-1090, Austria
174-2222A MIDDLE PERMIAN (WORDIAN) AVULSION SYSTEM, KAROO BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ECCA-BEAUFORT TRANSITION: PLUDOW, Bryce A.1, GASTALDO, Robert A.1, and NEVELING, Johann2, (1) Department of Geology, Colby College, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901, bapludow@colby.edu, (2) Council for Geosciences, Private Bag x112, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
174-2323DOWNSTREAM GEOMORPHOLOGIC CHANNEL CHANGES ON DISTRIBUTIVE FLUVIAL SYSTEMS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERPRETING THE ROCK RECORD: DAVIDSON, Stephanie K., Geology & Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom, s.k.davidson@abdn.ac.uk, HARTLEY, Adrian J., Geology & Petroleum Geology, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom, WEISSMANN, Gary S., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, NICHOLS, Gary, Department of Geology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Department of Geology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Surrey, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom, and SCUDERI, Louis, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
174-2424UNUSUAL PRESERVATION OF A TSUNAMI DEPOSIT ASSOCIATED WITH THE 1771 MEIWA TSUNAMI, OKINAWA, JAPAN: MOORE, Andrew, MARSHALL, Katherine, and MYERS, William, Department of Geosciences, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374, moorean@earlham.edu
174-2525A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF TEXTURAL FEATURES WITHIN CRETACEOUS CHAMOSITE OOIDS OF THE DALKJEGLA MEMBER, CAROLINEFJELLET FORMATION, SPITSBERGEN NORWAY: MOSHMAN, Rebecca G., Geology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1320 S. 78th St, Omaha, NE 68124, rmoshman@unomaha.edu
174-2626CONTROLS ON MID-PLIOCENE (CA. 2.8 MA) PROGRADATION OF COARSE DETRITUS IN THE FISH CREEK-VALLECITO BASIN, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: PERYAM, Thomas C., Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, tperyam@uoregon.edu, DORSEY, Rebecca J., Dept. of Geological Sciences, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1272, OSKIN, Michael E., Department of Geology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, BLISNIUK, Kim, Geology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, and HOUSEN, Bernard A., Geology Department, Western Washington University, 516 High St, Bellingham, WA 98225-9080
174-2727OLIGOCECE-MIOCENE SEDIMENTATION AND VOLCANO-TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE WHITNEY BASIN, NE OREGON: SPALL, Brian N.1, GAYLORD, David R.1, LAMBERT, Dale P.1, MCCLAUGHRY, Jason D.2, and FERNS, Mark3, (1) School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Washington State University, Webster Physical Science Building 1228, Pullman, WA 99164-2812, bartnog@aol.com, (2) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 1995 3rd Street, Baker City, OR 97814, (3) Baker CIty Field Office, Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 1995 3rd Street, Baker City, OR 97814
174-2828DEPOSITIONAL PATTERNS OF DEEP MARINE (?) NEOGENE SURMA SEQUENCES IN THE SITAPAHAR ANTICLINE, CHITTAGONG HILL TRACTS, SOUTHEASTERN BENGAL BASIN: GOMES, Sonnet W.1, ALAM, M.M.2, UDDIN, Ashraf1, and WISE, Sherwood W.3, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, swg0003@auburn.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, 1000, Bangladesh, (3) Geology, Florida State University, 108 Carraway Bldg, florida state university, Tallahassee, FL 32306
174-2929ANALYSIS OF SOURCE AREA EVOLUTION THROUGH PETROLOGIC EXAMINATION OF SANDSTONE, CASPER FORMATION, SOUTHEASTERN WY, USA: DYE, Joshua J., Geology and Geography, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920, jjdye@eiu.edu and BURNS, Diane M., Geology and Geography, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920
174-3030CONTROLS OF WOODY DEBRIS ORIENTATION IN MEANDERING FLUVIAL SYSTEMS: HENRYS FORK OF THE SNAKE RIVER, MADISON COUNTY, IDAHO: FORBUSH, Tyson J., Department of Geology, Brigham Young University - Idaho, 150 Romney, Rexburg, ID 83460-0510, sageextreme@gmail.com and LITTLE, William W., Department of Geology, Brigham Young University - Idaho, 146 Romney, Rexburg, ID 83460
174-3131PORE DISTRIBUTION IN THE UPPER CAMBRIAN EAU CLAIRE FORMATION OF INDIANA - THIN SECTION AND SEM OBSERVATIONS: YAWAR, Zalmai, Geosciences, Indiana University, 1001 E 10th. Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, zyawar@indiana.edu and SCHIEBER, Juergen, Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
174-3232EVIDENCE OF SUBAERIAL ENVIRONMENTS IN THE MESOPROTEROZOIC DRIPPING SPRING QUARTZITE, APACHE GROUP, ARIZONA: BERALDI, Hugo, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, LSE422, Tempe, AZ 85287, hberaldi@gmail.com, FARMER, J.D., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287, jfarmer@asu.edu, and GARCIA-PICHEL, Ferran, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, LSE 422, Tempe, AZ 85287

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