Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 10 Sunday, 14 March 2010
8:00 AM-12:05 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: International ABCDF

Quaternary Geology, Geomorphology, and Archaeological Geology (Posters)

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM
 Paper #Booth #
10-118THE DEVIL'S PUNCH BOWL, CASCADE CREEK, AND THE ERIE RAILROAD: TOPOGRAPHIC EVOLUTION OF LANDSCAPE FEATURES DEVELOPED BY PLEISTOCENE GLACIATION AND MODIFIED BY RAILROAD ENGINEERING NEAR LANESBORO, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: BRAUN, Duane D., Bloomsburg University (Professor Emeritus), 240 Beech Hill Rd, Mount Desert, ME 04660, DBraun9@roadrunner.com, INNERS, Jon D., Pennsylvania Geological Survey (retired), 1915 Columbia Avenue, Camp Hill, PA 17011, YOUNG, William S., 8353 Starrucca Creek Road, Susquehanna, PA 18847, and KOCHANOV, William E., Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 3240 Schoolhouse Road, Middletown, PA 17057
10-219CONTROLS ON LEGACY SEDIMENT MOBILITY IN A LOW-GRADIENT POST-GLACIAL RIVER: STROUSE, Stephanie R., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, strousst@bc.edu and SNYDER, Noah P., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
10-320THE DEVELOPMENT OF UNUSUAL ROCK WEATHERING FEATURES IN GRANODIORITE BOULDERS ON LATE QUATERNARY MORAINES IN THE CORDILLERA BLANCA OF CENTRAL PERU: MCTURK, Nicholas, Geology Department, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308, mcturkn@union.edu, FREY, Holli M., Department of Geology, Union College, 807 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12308-1307, SMITH, Jacqueline A., Physical & Biological Sciences, The College of Saint Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, and RODBELL, Donald T., Geology, Union College, F. W. Olin Center, Schenectady, NY 12308-3107
10-421TOPOGRAPHIC EXPRESSION AND SHALLOW SUBSURFACE ARCHITECTURE OF THE GREAT ESKER, WEYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS: GOSSELIN, David Allen, GONTZ, Allen M., and TENENBAUM, David T., Environmental, Earth & Ocean Sciences, University of Massachusetts - Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, david.gosselin001@umb.edu
10-522THE MULTI-STAGE FORMATION OF THE BIG STONE MORAINE, WEST-CENTRAL MINNESOTA: GEOMORPHOLOGIC ANALYSIS OF THE ICE-MARGINAL, GLACIAL CHIPPEWA RIVER: CONDIT, Cailey, Department of Geology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05457, ccondit@middlebury.edu, EVELETH, Rachel, Department of Geology, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011, and COTTER, James F.P., Geology Discipline, University of Minnesota, Morris, Morris, MN 56267
10-623MULTI-PROXY STUDY OF A POST-GLACIAL SEDIMENTARY RECORD FROM OVERLAND LAKE, NEVADA: BIGL, Matthew F. and MUNROE, Jeffrey S., Geology Department, Middlebury College, Bicentennial Hall, Middlebury, VT 05753, mbigl@middlebury.edu
10-724NEOGLACIAL EPISODES RECORDED IN A LAKE SEDIMENT CORE FROM THE UINTA MOUNTAINS, UTAH: KLEM, Catherine M. and MUNROE, Jeffrey S., Geology Department, Middlebury College, Bicentennial Hall, Middlebury, VT 05753, cklem@middlebury.edu
10-825CENTRAL NEW YORK VARVE CHRONOLOGY: A SUGGESTION FOR QUATERNARY GEOLOGISTS: WALKER, Thomas B., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40508, thomas.walker@uky.edu
10-926UNDERSTANDING CONTROLS ON CONNECTICUT DRUMLIN MORPHOLOGY, LOCATION, AND ORIENTATION USING LIDAR AND GIS ANALYSES: BOLING, Kenneth S. and WIZEVICH, Michael C., Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 06050, bolingkes@ccsu.edu
10-1027MASTODONS AND GROUND PENETRATING RADAR: A LATE QUATERNARY INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK: KOZLOWSKI, Andrew L., Geological Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, akozlows@mail.nysed.gov, FERANEC, Robert, Research & Collections, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, LOTHROP, Jonathan C., New York State Museum, CEC Room 3049, Albany, NY 12230, MILLER, Norton G., New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230-0001, KRUMDIECK, Newton W., New York State Geological Survey, New York State Museum, Albany, NY 12230, and STEFANIK, Paul, New York State Museum, Geological Suvey, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
10-1128LOSS-ON-IGNITION AND HUMIFICATION OF A PEAT CORE FROM QUODDY HEAD STATE PARK, MAINE: REED, Andrew C., Environmental Studies, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg College Box #2158, Gettysburg, PA 17325, reedan01@gettysburg.edu and PRINCIPATO, Sarah M., Environmental Studies, Gettysburg College, 300 N. Washington St, Box 2455, Gettysburg, PA 17325
10-1229EVALUATION OF RACEMIZATION-DERIVED AGE ESTIMATES USING STRONTIUM 87/86 VALUES IN MOLLUSKS FROM EARLY AND MIDDLE PLEISTOCENE UNITS, NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL PLAIN: WEHMILLER, John F., Department of Geological Sciences, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of Delaware, 103 Penny Hall, Newark, DE 19716, jwehm@udel.edu, HARRIS, William Burleigh, Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403, and FARRELL, Kathleen M., North Carolina Geological Survey, Raleigh Field Office and Core Repository, 1620 MSC, Raleigh, NC 27699-1620
10-1330LATE HOLOCENE ORGANIC CARBON VARIABILITY IN CONROY LAKE, ME: ENGLISH, Richard B. IV1, HUBENY, J. Bradford1, CANTWELL, Mark2, MORISSETTE, Cam1, and CRISPO, Mary Lynn1, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970, chippah4@aol.com, (2) Atlantic Ecology Division, US Environmental Protection Agency, 27 Tarzwell Drive, Narragansett, RI 02882
10-1431A CHAMPLAIN SEA PHOCID SEAL FOSSIL FROM THE CHAMPLAIN LOWLAND AT PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK: FRANZI, David A., Center for Earth and Environmental Science, SUNY Plattsburgh, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, franzida@plattsburgh.edu, FERANEC, Robert, Research & Collections, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, and RAYBURN, John A., Geological Sciences, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561
10-1532THE GEOLOGIC SOIL-ASSOCIATION MAP OF PENNSYLVANIA: SEVON, W.D., East Lawn Research Center, 30 Meadow Run Place, Harrisburg, PA 17112-3364, wsevon30@comcast.net
10-1633THE HICKORY RUN BOULDER FIELD: A POETIC AND PICTORAL TRIBUTE: SEVON, W.D., East Lawn Research Center, 30 Meadow Run Place, Harrisburg, PA 17112-3364, wsevon30@comcast.net
10-1734A LATE HOLOCENE RECORD OF MOHAWK RIVER FLOODING PRESERVED IN A SEDIMENT CORE FROM COLLIN'S POND IN SCOTIA, NEW YORK: KRISANDA, Mark T., Geology Department, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308, krisandm@union.edu, COCKBURN, Jaclyn, Geology, Union College, 807 Union Ave, Schenectady, NY 12308, and RODBELL, Donald T., Geology, Union College, F. W. Olin Center, Schenectady, NY 12308-3107
10-1835USING BASIN-AVERAGED EROSION RATES TO ASSESS THE RATE OF DRAINAGE CAPTURE ALONG THE DIVIDE BETWEEN THE NEW AND ROANOKE RIVERS, SW VIRGINIA: SALTZ, A.J., Department of Geology, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, ajsalt@wm.edu and HANCOCK, Gregory, College of William & Mary, Department of Geology, Williamsburg, VA 23187
10-1936GEOMORPHIC VARIABILITY IN URBAN AND RURAL STREAMS IN THE PIEDMONT REGION OF SOUTH CAROLINA: HOWERTER, Lucas S.1, COFFEY, Ruthanne E.1, MUTHUKRISHNAN, Suresh1, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, and LEWIS, Greg2, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, Luke.Howerter@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman Univ, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
10-2037GEOMORPHIC CONTROLS OVER NITRATE CONCENTRATIONS IN URBAN HEADWATER STREAMS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT: FOWLER, A. Gwyn1, COFFEY, Ruthanne E.1, ANDERSEN, C. Brannon1, MUTHUKRISHNAN, Suresh1, and LEWIS, Greg2, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, gwyn.fowler1098@furman.edu, (2) Department of Biology, Furman Univ, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
10-2138VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE REULL VALLIS FLUVIAL SYSTEM IN THE EASTERN HELLAS REGION OF MARS: INVESTIGATION INTO THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF WATER: CAPITOLI, Eileen, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania (Recent Graduate), 240 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6316, ecap@sas.upenn.edu and MEST, S., Planetary Sciences Institute@NASA/GSFC, Code 6 98, Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20771
10-2239DELINEATION OF SPATIAL VARIENCES OF CAROLINA BAYS WITHIN ROBESON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA: POST, Sidney H., Department of Geology and Geography, UNC Pembroke, PO Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510, watprofh2o@juno.com, PHILLIPS, Preston Lee, Department of Geology and Geography, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC 28372, and PHILLIPPI, Nathan E., Geology and Geography, UNC Pembroke, PO Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
10-2340GEOARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF CAROLINA BAYS IN SOUTH CAROLINA: METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES FOR INTERPRETING SITE FORMATION PROCESSES, ARCHAEOSTRATIGRAPHY AND GEOCHRONOLOGY: MOORE, Christopher R.1, BROOKS, Mark J.1, IVESTER, Andrew H.2, and FERGUSON, Terry A.3, (1) Savannah River Archaeological Research Program, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, USC, PO Box 400, New Ellenton, SC 29809, cmoore@srarp.org, (2) Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118, (3) Wofford College, 429 N Church St, Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663
10-2441A MULTI-PROXY STUDY OF A FIVE METER SEDIMENT CORE FROM SLUICE POND, LYNN, MA: COMPARISON OF LITHOSTRATIGRAPHIC AND SEISMIC RECORDS: LEWIS, Jonathan and HUBENY, J. Bradford, Department of Geological Sciences, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970, jonathanaaronlewis@gmail.com
10-2542RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INTERTIDAL FLAT SEDIMENTS AND SURROUNDING SURFICIAL GEOLOGY: AN EXAMPLE FROM BOSTON HARBOR: KRISTIANSEN, Ellen1, HUBENY, J. Bradford1, CRESCENZI, Emily1, BUTTNER, J.K.2, FREGEAU, M.2, and WESTON, S.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970, kristiansen.e@gmail.com, (2) Department of Biology, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970
10-2643STRATIGRAPHIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE CONWAY PALEO-BARRIER SYSTEM OF NORTHEASTERN, SOUTH CAROLINA: WRIGHT, Eric1, HARRIS, M. Scott2, HILL, Jenna1, and XU, Kehui1, (1) Marine Science Department, Coastal Carolina University, P.O. Box 261954, Conway, SC 29526, ewright@coastal.edu, (2) Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424
10-2744VISUALIZATION OF GPR STRATIGRAPHY FROM WAITES ISLAND IN NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA: KELLER, Jessica and WRIGHT, Eric, Marine Science, Coastal Carolina University, P.O. Box 261954, Conway, SC 29526, jakeller@coastal.edu
10-2845A STRATIGRAPHIC INVESTIGATION OF PALEOSHORELINE POSITION ON SKIDAWAY ISLAND, GEORGIA: WHITE, Crawford M., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, 68 Georgia Avenue, Bldg. 201, Box 8149, Statesboro, GA 30460, Crawford.White@gmail.com, ALEXANDER, Clark, Applied Coastal Research Laboratory, Georgia Southern University, 10 Ocean Science Circle, Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA 31411, and ROBINSON, Mike, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, 10 Ocean Science Circle, Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA 31411
10-2946ASSESSMENT OF THE HISTORIC AND GEOLOGIC ASPECTS OF THE TRIPHAMMER PROPERTY USING GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR AND RTK-GPS IN KINGSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: WAGENKNECHT, Ekatherina K.1, GONTZ, Allen M.2, DUBOIS, Pine3, and MANSFIELD, Alex3, (1) Environmental, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Univeristy of Massachusetts-Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, ekatherina.wagenk001@umb.edu, (2) Environmental, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Massachusetts - Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, (3) Jones River Watershed Association, PO Box 73, Kingston, MA 02364
10-3047“FINGERPRINTING” LITHIC SAMPLES FROM AN ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE IN GöKSU VALLEY, TURKEY: MCNABB, Kalen D., Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, kdmcnabb@edisto.cofc.edu and VULAVA, Vijay M., Dept of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424
10-3148MICROQUARTZ GEMSTONES FROM THE EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE: AMORAI-STARK, Shua1, ROSENFELD, Amnon2, FELDMAN, Howard R.3, DVORACHEK, Michael2, and ROSENFELD, Cyril3, (1) Kaye College of Education, Beer-Sheva, 84105, Israel, shua@macam.ac.il, (2) Geological Survey of Israel, 30 Malkhei Israel Street, Jerusalem, 95501, Israel, amnon@optonline.net, (3) Biology Department, Touro College, 227 W. 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

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