Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 79 Tuesday, 16 March 2010
1:30 PM-5:35 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: International ABCDF

Environmental Geoscience and Health (Posters)

Authors will be present from 2:30 to 4:30 PM
 Paper #Booth #
79-11SOLAR PANEL ECONOMICS IN THE FORESTED HILLS OF VIRGINIA: MOSE, Douglas1, SIAWAY, George1, and METCALF, James2, (1) College of Science, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, dje42@aol.com, (2) College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030
79-22INSTALLATION OF SOLAR- AND HYDRO-POWER SYSTEMS IN THE PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA: MOSE, Douglas1, SIAWAY, George1, and METCALF, James2, (1) College of Science, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, dje42@aol.com, (2) College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
79-33SEQUESTRATION SYSTEM ANALYSIS OF THE SILURIAN TUSCARORA-CLINCH SANDSTONE, CENTRAL APPALACHIAN BASIN, USA: BOOKER, Peter1, GRIMM, Ryan P.2, BLUE, Tina2, and ERIKSSON, Kenneth A.2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derrring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, pbooker@vt.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
79-44CARBON SEQUESTRATION POTENTIAL OF ALTERED PROTEROZOIC BASEMENT ROCKS, NORTHERN APPALACHIAN BASIN, NEW YORK STATE: MEISNER, Kristen and SELLECK, Bruce, Department of Geology, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, kmeisner@students.colgate.edu
79-55METALS FROM LEGACY SEDIMENTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON MACROINVERTEBRATES IN YELLOW BREECHES CREEK WATERSHED, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA: WATSON, Maunette, Department of Environmental Studies, Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013, watsonm@dickinson.edu, NIEMITZ, Jeffrey W., Dept. of Geology, Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013, and HAYNES, Courtney E., Redstart Forestry, 211 Joe Lord Rd, Corinth, VT 05039
79-66THE INFLUENCE OF MILL DAM PONDS ON THE BIOGEOCHEMISTRY OF SMALL STREAMS: LEDFORD, Sarah H., Earth Science and Geography, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Box 2854, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, saledford@vassar.edu and GILLIKIN, David P., Earth Science and Geography, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
79-77THE AFFECTS OF ROAD SALT ON TWO SMALL NEW HAMPSHIRE LAKES: ROOP, Daniel Oliver, Geology, Bates College, Box 689, 56 Campus Ave, Lewiston, ME 04240, droop@bates.edu
79-88STREAM TEMPERATURE DYNAMICS AND INFLUENCES IN URBAN HEADWATER STREAMS, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA: ARROWOOD, Summer, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613, summer.arrowood@furman.edu and DRIPPS, Weston R., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
79-99SEASONAL AND LONG-TERM TRENDS IN WATER QUALITY: IMPLICATIONS FOR P CYCLING, IRONDEQUOIT BAY, NEW YORK: SMITH, Mikki C., KULCZYCKI, Ezra, and NOLL, Mark R., Department of the Earth Sciences, The College at Brockport State University of New York, 350 New Campus Dr, Brockport, NY 14420, msmit3@brockport.edu
79-1010THE BIOGEOCHEMICAL DYNAMICS OF GROUNDWATER SURFACE WATER MIXING IN URBAN HEADWATER STREAMS, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA: BATTS, Virginia1, HEDDEN, Tori1, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, DRIPPS, Weston R.1, and LEWIS, Gregory P.2, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, tori.hedden@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
79-1111HISTORY OF SEDIMENTATION IN A CATAWBA RIVER RESERVOIR: BROWN'S COVE, LAKE WYLIE, NC: DIEMER, John, Department of Geography & Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, jadiemer@uncc.edu, ALLAN, Craig, Department of Geography & Earth Sciences, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, VINSON, David S., Division of Earth & Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Box 90227, Durham, NC 27708, ECKARDT, Ian, Baker Engineering, 1447 South Tryon St, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28203, and KROENING, David, Mecklenburg County Water Quality Program, 700 North Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
79-1212PRECIPITATION, NUTRIENT LOADING AND WATER QUALITY TRENDS IN THE FINGER LAKES OF NEW YORK: HOERING, Katherine A., Department of Geoscience, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 300 Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY 14456, katherine.hoering@hws.edu and HALFMAN, John D., Department of Geoscience, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, 300 Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY 14456
79-1313A GEOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE FOREST RIVER ESTUARY AND ITS CONTAMINATION AS A RESULT OF THE CHADWICK MILLS: VAILLANCOURT, Timothy S., Geological Sciences, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970, vaillan@comcast.net and ALLEN, Douglas, Geological Sciences, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970
79-1414THE BIOGEOCHEMICAL IMPACT OF EFFLUENT FROM A POULTRY PROCESSING FACILITY ON A SMALL HEADWATER STREAM, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA: WICKARD, Alyssa1, LONG, Molly1, DRIPPS, Weston R.1, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, and LEWIS, Gregory P.2, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, alyssa.wickard@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
79-1515ANALYSIS OF A HEADWATERS STREAM SYSTEM IN THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS, CULLOWHEE, NC. PART A: SETTING AND STREAM GEOMORPHOLOGY: ALLEN, Andrew1, TURY, Rachael1, BUCHANAN, Jesse1, MCKIBBEN, Jenny1, REMINGTON, Kurt1, SILLS, Cory1, LORD, Mark1, YURKOVICH, Steve1, and CAMPBELL, Ted2, (1) Geosciences & Natural Resources, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723, awallen1@catamount.wcu.edu, (2) Division of Water Quality - Aquifer Protection, North Carolina Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources, 2090 U.S. 70 Highway, Swannanoa, NC 28778
79-1616FINGERPRINTING AND IDENTIFYING EXTENT OF A HYDROCARBON CONTAMINANT SPILL IN A TIDAL CREEK USING REMOTE SENSING AND GEOCHEMICAL TECHNIQUES: GRAY, Kyle, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, ktgray@edisto.cofc.edu, VULAVA, Vijay M., Dept of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, and SMAILBEGOVIC, Amer, Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Split, Split, Croatia
79-1717WILL GAS PRODUCTION FROM THE MARCELLUS SHALE IMPACT WATER QUALITY IN THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER? A SNAPSHOT OF WATER QUALITY IN THE SUSQUEHANNA IN SUMMER 2009: EYERLY, Michael H.1, VENN, Cynthia2, HALLEN, Christopher P.1, and RIER, Steven3, (1) Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, mhe61120@huskies.bloomu.edu, (2) Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, (3) Biology and Allied Health Sciences, Bloomsburg University, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
79-1818SHOULD WE TREAT THE MINE DRAINAGE OR TREAT THE CREEK? CHARACTERIZATION OF ONEIDA #3 ACID MINE DRAINAGE AND ITS EFFECTS ON LITTLE TOMHICKEN CREEK, HAZLETON (LUCERNE COUNTY), PA: PAOUNCIC, Valyn M.1, FREED, Mark T.1, VENN, Cynthia1, and HALLEN, Christopher P.2, (1) Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, vmp25931@huskies.bloomu.edu, (2) Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
79-1919A NATURAL SOLUTION TO AN UNNATURAL PROBLEM? UNDERSTANDING REMEDIATION OF ACID MINE DRAINAGE IN LITTLE PEAK CREEK, ORE KNOB, NORTH CAROLINA: UMARVADIA, Arati A., PRINCE, Philip S., and JOHNSON, Neil E., Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, aratiums@vt.edu
79-2020MINERALOGICAL AND GEOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF PYRITE-RICH MINE WASTE FROM A KYANITE MINE IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA: SCHELLENBACH, William Louis, Department of Geology, Miami University, 501 East High St, Oxford, OH 45056, schellwl@muohio.edu and KREKELER, Mark, Department of Geology, Miami University, Hamilton, OH 45011
79-2121ANALYSIS OF LONG TERM EFFECTS OF MINING ON FLUVIAL SYSTEMS: A CASE STUDY ON THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER SYSTEM AND THE FATE OF OLD TAILINGS OF THE KELLY GOLD MINE, VIRGINIA : BALIWAG, Filla, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, fbaliwag@mail.umw.edu, WILSON, Leslie, Chemistry and Physics, Western Carolina University, 231 Natural Science Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723, and ODHIAMBO, Ben, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Mary Washington, Jepson Science Center, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
79-2222ALUMINUM AND pH AT THE ONEIDA#1 MINE DISCHARGE NEAR HAZLETON (LUZERNE COUNTY), PA: HOW EFFECTIVE IS THE PASSIVE LIMESTONE TREATMENT SYSTEM?: FREED, Mark T.1, PAOUNCIC, Valyn M.1, VENN, Cynthia1, and HALLEN, Christopher P.2, (1) Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, mtf40780@huskies.bloomu.edu, (2) Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
79-2323METAL CONTAMINATION OF SEDIMENTS IN THE NORTH RIVER ESTUARY, SALEM, MA: ALLEN, Douglas and LEBEL, Jennifer, Geological Sciences, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970, dallen@salemstate.edu
79-2424HISTORIC TRACE METAL ACCUMULATION IN SLUICE POND, MA: LINKAGES BETWEEN INDUSTRY AND THE ENVIRONMENT: CRESCENZI, Emily1, HUBENY, J. Bradford1, MORAN, Bradley S.2, and KELLY, Rodger P.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970, igotthescissors@gmail.com, (2) Oceanography, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI 02882
79-2525INORGANIC ARSENIC IN THE METAVOLCANIC BEDROCK OF WEST GEORGIA: AYASH, K. Hope and HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, kayash1@my.westga.edu
79-2626STREAM WATER CHEMISTRY DURING STORM EVENTS IN THE PIEDMONT REGION OF SOUTH CAROLINA: LONG, Molly, DRIPPS, Weston R., and ANDERSEN, C. Brannon, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, molly.long1811@furman.edu
79-2727HONEOYE LAKE, NEW YORK: THE ANOMALOUS FINGER LAKE: ROCCHIO, Andrea M., Department of Geoscience, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 300 Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY 14566, andrea.rocchio@hws.edu and HALFMAN, John D., Department of Geoscience, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, 300 Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY 14456
79-2828TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY (TEM) INVESTIGATION OF INDUSTRIAL MINERALOGY OF ANODIC BATTERY WASTE: BARRETT, Heather Ann, Department of Geology, Miami University, 1601 University Blvd, Hamilton, OH 45011, heathera.barrett@hotmail.com and KREKELER, Mark, Department of Geology, Miami University, Hamilton, OH 45011
79-2929BINDING OF NAPROXEN AND IBUPROFEN IN ORGANIC- AND CLAY-RICH SOILS: MURPHEY, Virginia L., Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, vlmurphe@edisto.cofc.edu, VULAVA, Vijay M., Dept of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, and CORY, Wendy, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424
79-3030APPLICATION OF LEAD - 210 TO ANALYZE SEDIMENT FLUXES AND SOIL EROSION IN THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER BASIN: MAGRUDER, Matthew, Environmental Science, University of Mary Washington, 1323 UMW, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, mmagrude@mail.umw.edu and ODHIAMBO, Ben, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Mary Washington, Jepson Science Center, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
79-3131IRON REDOX IN FIBERS AND FRAGMENTS OF AMPHIBOLES FROM THE FORMER VERMICULITE MINE NEAR LIBBY, MONTANA: DYAR, M. Darby1, GUNTER, Mickey E.2, LANZIROTTI, Antonio3, and TUCKER, Jonathan1, (1) Dept. of Astronomy, Mount Holyoke College, 217 Kendade Hall, 50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, mdyar@mtholyoke.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, MS 443022, Moscow, ID 83844, (3) National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, The University of Chicago - CARS, Upton, NY 11973
79-3232A RECENT POLLUTION HISTORY OF THE MYGDONIA BASIN IN GREECE: TESSIN, Allyson C., Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh-200 SRCC Building, 4107 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, act23@pitt.edu and ROSENMEIER, Michael F., Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh, 200 SRCC, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
79-3333MULTI-DIMENSIONAL APPLICATIONS OF cGPS DATA IN THE ANTARCTIC PENINSULA: CONSTRAINTS FOR PAST AND FUTURE MODERATE ICE SHEET COLLAPSE FROM GPS REBOUND, MULTIBEAM BATHYMETRY AND MANTLE VISCOSITIES: FRIED, Mason, Geoscience Department, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323, mason.j.fried@gmail.com, DOMACK, Eugene W., Department of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323, and KING, Matt, School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
79-3434ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF A PASSIVE-TREATMENT FACILITY TO THE RECOVERY OF AN AMD-IMPAIRED TRIBUTARY WITHIN THE BEACH CREEK WATERSHED, CLINTON COUNTY, PA: KHALEQUZZAMAN, Md., WAY, John H., MARION, Shane, RUANE, Brian, and SIMCO, Sandy, Geology & Physics, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA 17745, mkhalequ@lhup.edu
79-3535ELEVATED ARSENIC IN DOMESTIC WELLS FROM THE TACONIC ALLOCHTHONS IN SOUTHERN VERMONT: CLARK, Arthur L.1, SMITH, Taylor T.1, KIM, Jon2, RYAN, Peter C.1, and MANGO, Helen3, (1) Geology Department, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753, alclark@middlebury.edu, (2) Vermont Geological Survey, Waterbury, VT 05671, (3) Natural Sciences, Castleton State College, 233 South Street, Castleton, VT 05735

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