Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 76 Tuesday, 16 March 2010
1:30 PM-5:35 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: Pratt A/B

T17. Insights from Microfossils: From Geoarchaeology and Pollution Remediation to Climate and Sea-Level Change

Miriam Katz, Francine M.G. McCarthy and Ellen Thomas, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
76-11:35 PM IMPROVING TIDE GAUGE SEA-LEVEL RECONSTRUCTIONS USING MODELLING AND FIELD OBSERVATIONS OF HOLOCENE SEA-LEVEL CHANGES ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST OF SW EUROPE: LEORRI, Eduardo, Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Graham Building, Room 103b, Greenville, NC 27858-4353, leorrie@ecu.edu, CEARRETA, Alejandro, Estratigrafia y Paleontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, 48080, Spain, MILNE, Glenn, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada, and GEHRELS, W. Roland, School of Geography, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
76-21:55 PM THE COMBINED APPLICATION OF FORAMINIFERA AND POLLEN TO RECONSTRUCT PALEOEARTHQUAKES IN NORTHERN SUMATRA: GRAND PRE, Candace and HORTON, Benjamin P., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, grandpre@sas.upenn.edu
76-32:15 PM A PALYNOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE CENTRAL DEPRESSION ON ST. CATHERINES ISLAND, GEORGIA: FERGUSON, Shannon M., Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Box 8149, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, ferg.shannon@gmail.com, RICH, Frederick J., Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, 1110 Herty Building, Herty Drive, Statesboro, GA 30460-8149, and VANCE, Robert K., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern Univ, Statesboro, GA 30461-8149
76-42:35 PM Paper Withdrawn
76-52:55 PM ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES OF THE MID- HUDSON ESTUARY IN THE LAST MILLENNIAL: SRITRAIRAT, Sanpisa, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Eath Observatory of Columbia University, 61 Rt. 9W, PO Box 1000, Palisades, NY 10025, sanpisa@ldeo.columbia.edu, PETEET, Dorothy, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Routh 9W, PO Box 1000, Palisades, NY 10964, and KENNA, Timothy C., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, P. O. Box 1000, Palisades, NY 10964
 3:15 PM Break
76-63:35 PM MICROFOSSIL PROXIES FOR ANTHROPOGENIC ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES IN LONG ISLAND SOUND: THOMAS, Ellen, Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, P O Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, ellen.thomas@yale.edu, VAREKAMP, Johan C., Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459, COOPER, Sherri, Biology, Bryn Athyn College, 2965 College Drive, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009, SANGIORGI, Francesca, Palaeobotany and Palynology, Utrecht University, Budapestlaan 4, Utrecht, 3584 CD, Netherlands, and DONDERS, Timme H., Geobiology, TNO - Geological Survey of the Netherlands, P O Box 80015, Utrecht, 3508 TA, Netherlands
76-73:55 PM THE EVOLUTION OF GREAT SALT POND (BLOCK ISLAND, RI) OVER THE LAST 3500 YEARS: VAREKAMP, Johan C.1, THOMAS, Ellen2, BARTOLAI, Alana3, GILLIG, Sarah4, KRAVET, Emma4, NEURATH, Rachel A.5, SCHEICK, Jessica6, and VEENEMAN, Conor H.4, (1) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459, jvarekamp@wesleyan.edu, (2) Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, P O Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, (3) Geology, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105, (4) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, 265 Church St, Middletown, CT 06459, (5) Geology, Smith College, Dept. of Geology, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, (6) Geology, Bryn Mawr College, 101 N. Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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