Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 3 Sunday, 14 March 2010
7:50 AM-12:05 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: Liberty A

S2. The New Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont: New Answers, New Problems, and New Uses of Bedrock Geologic Data

Nicholas M. Ratcliffe, Marjorie H. Gale and Peter J. Thompson, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 7:50 AM Introductory Remarks
3-18:05 AM INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW 1:100,000 BEDROCK GEOLOGIC MAP OF VERMONT: RATCLIFFE, Nicholas M., U.S. Geological Survey U.S. National Center MS 926A, USGS, Reston, VA 20192, nratclif@usgs.gov
3-28:25 AM U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY STUDIES IN VERMONT: ALEINIKOFF, John N., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 963, DFC, Denver, CO 80225, jaleinikoff@usgs.gov, RATCLIFFE, Nicholas M., U.S. Geological Survey U.S. National Center MS 926A, USGS, Reston, VA 20192, and WALSH, Gregory J., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 628, Montpelier, VT 05602
3-38:45 AM NEW BEDROCK MAP AND CROSS-SECTIONS OF VERMONT: STRUCTURAL AND STRATIGRAPHIC CONSTRAINTS FOR NORTHERN VERMONT: GALE, Marjorie H., Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420, marjorie.gale@state.vt.us and THOMPSON, Peter J., Earth Sciences Dept, Univ of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824
3-49:05 AM ALONG-STRIKE CHANGES IN DEPOSITIONAL FACIES AND STRUCTURAL STYLE AS PORTRAYED ON THE NEW BEDROCK MAP OF VERMONT: THOMPSON, Peter J., Earth Sciences Dept, Univ of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, pjt3@cisunix.unh.edu and GALE, Marjorie, Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420
3-59:25 AM THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY - GASPE TROUGH IN VERMONT: WALSH, Gregory J., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 628, Montpelier, VT 05602, gwalsh@usgs.gov, MCWILLIAMS, Cory K., Chevron North America Exploration and Production Co, 9525 Camino Media, Bakersfield, CA 93311, RATCLIFFE, Nicholas M., U.S. Geological Survey U.S. National Center MS 926A, USGS, Reston, VA 20192, ALEINIKOFF, John N., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 963, DFC, Denver, CO 80225, THOMPSON, Peter J., Earth Sciences Dept, Univ of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, GALE, Marjorie H., Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420, and RANKIN, Douglas W., US Geol Survey, Mail Stop 926A National Ctr, Reston, VA 20192-0001
3-69:45 AM THE BRONSON HILL ARCH, UPPER CONNECTICUT VALLEY, NORTH OF 43º 52.5': RANKIN, Douglas W., U. S. Geological Survey, Mail Stop 926A, National Ctr, Reston, VA 20192-0001, dwrankin@usgs.gov and TUCKER, Robert D., U.S. Geological Survey, Mail Stop 926A, National Center, Reston, VA 20192-0001
 10:05 AM Break
3-710:25 AM TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE ROWE-HAWLEY BELT IN CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VERMONT: KIM, Jonathan1, GALE, Marjorie H.1, COISH, Raymond2, and LAIRD, Jo3, (1) Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420, jon.kim@state.vt.us, (2) Geology, Middlebury College, Bicentennial Hall, Middlebury, VT 05753, (3) Earth Sciences, University of New Hampshire, James Hall, Durham, NH 03824
3-810:45 AM THE ORIGIN OF THE MORETOWN FORMATION, VERMONT – AN ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE FROM THE SOUTHERN QUéBEC APPALACHIANS: DE SOUZA, Stéphane, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal, C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville, Montréal, QC H3C 3P8, de_souza.stephane@courrier.uqam.ca and TREMBLAY, Alain, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal, 201, avenue du President-Kennedy, Montreal, QC H2X 3Y7, Canada
3-911:05 AM CONODONTS – USEFUL BUT UNDERUSED TOOLS FOR DECIPHERING GEOLOGY IN VERMONT: REPETSKI, John E., U.S. Geol. Survey, 926A National Ctr, Reston, VA 20192, jrepetski@usgs.gov, RATCLIFFE, Nicholas M., U.S. Geological Survey U.S. National Center MS 926A, USGS, Reston, VA 20192, WALSH, Gregory J., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 628, Montpelier, VT 05602, THOMPSON, Peter J., Earth Sciences Dept, Univ of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, THOMPSON, Thelma B., Dimond Library, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, and HARRIS, Anita G., U.S. Geological Survey, Emeritus, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
3-1011:25 AM CREATION OF THE BEDROCK GEOLOGIC MAP OF VERMONT – AN EVOLUTION FROM ANALOG TO DIGITAL MAPPING TECHNIQUES: WALSH, Gregory J.1, RATCLIFFE, Nicholas M.2, MASONIC, Linda M.2, GALE, Marjorie H.3, THOMPSON, Peter J.4, and BECKER, Laurence R.3, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, Box 628, Montpelier, VT 05602, gwalsh@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey U.S. National Center MS 926A, USGS, Reston, VA 20192, (3) Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420, (4) Earth Sciences Dept, Univ of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824
3-1111:45 AM VERMONT APPLIED PROJECTS AS A GUIDE FOR USE OF THE NEW STATE BEDROCK MAP: BECKER, Laurence R.1, GALE, Marjorie1, KIM, Jonathan J.1, THOMPSON, Peter J.2, SPRINGSTON, George E.3, ELIASSEN, Thomas D.4, and WALSH, Gregory J.5, (1) Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420, laurence.becker@state.vt.us, (2) Earth Sciences Dept, Univ of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, (3) Department of Geology and Environmental Science, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, VT 05663, (4) Vermont Agency of Transportation, Materials and Research Section, 1 National Life Drive, Drawer 33, Montpelier, VT 05633, (5) U.S. Geological Survey, Box 628, Montpelier, VT 05602

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