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Back to the 2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (9–12 October 2011)

Sunday, 9 October 2011

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

COMPATIBLE INDIGENOUS AND GEOSCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE, FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION, NORTHWEST MONTANA
    Johnson, Adam N.

KEWEENAW BOULDER GARDEN—A REVITALIZED KAME TERRACE ON CAMPUS, USED AS A TEACHING LABORATORY
    Rose, William I.

ANALYTIC ELEMENT MODELING OF TRANSIENT SALTWATER INTERFACE RESPONSE IN A LAYERED FRESHWATER LENS AQUIFER
    McLane, Charles F. III

INFLUENCE OF COASTAL PLAIN CARBONATES ON RESERVOIR DEVELOPMENT: BIENVILLE NATIONAL FOREST, SMITH COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
    McBryde, Will; Mylroie, John; Schmitz, Darrel W.; May, James; McIlwain, Jason

GRADE 4-12 STUDENT CONCEPTIONS OF ASTRONOMICAL PHENOMENA
    Petula, Jason; Palma, Chris

HISTORY OF SEDIMENTATION IN BEAR LAKE, UTAH AND IDAHO, USA, OVER THE LAST 240,000 YEARS: LINKS TO PACIFIC CLIMATE
    Dean, Walter E.

ASTROPHYSICS AND EXTINCTIONS: NEW RATE ESTIMATES FOR POTENTIALLY LETHAL IONIZING RADIATION EVENTS
    Thomas, Brian C.; Melott, Adrian L.

EVIDENCE FOR LATE OIS3 ABRUPT CLIMATE CHANGE PRESERVED IN THE DELMARVA PENINSULA STRATIGRAPHIC RECORD
    Markewich, H.W.; Pavich, M.J.; Litwin, R.J.; Smoot, Joseph P.

DUTCH EXPERIENCES WITH INTEGRATED GEOSCIENCE MODELING
    van der Meulen, Michiel

AMS OCEAN, WEATHER, AND CLIMATE STUDIES: USING REAL-WORLD DATA TO TEACH GEOSCIENCE IN AN E-CLASSROOM
    Brey, James A.; Geer, Ira W.; Moran, Joseph M.; Mills, Elizabeth W.; Nugnes, Kira A.

STREAM SOLUTE EXPORT AND BIOGEOCHEMISTRY IN THE LUQUILLO MOUNTAINS, PUERTO RICO
    Brereton, Richard L.; McDowell, Willam H.

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

MODELING AND MAPPING THE AREA OF POTENTIAL IMPACT ASSOCIATED WITH CO2 INJECTION WELLS
    Kraemer, Stephen R.

RADIOMETRIC DATING OF SEDIMENT FROM LAKES OHAU AND TEKAPO, NEW ZEALAND
    Ditchburn, R.G.; Barry, B.J.; Graham, I.J.; Levy, R.; Vandergoes, M.; Zondervan, A.

TEACHING VARIABILITY OF RADIATION AND RADIOACTIVITY IN GEOLOGICAL TIME AND SPACE
    Rempe, Norbert T.

RISK OF CONTAMINATION OF AQUATIC RESOURCES FROM ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN THE WILLISTON BASIN BASED ON A SPATIAL, CHEMICAL, AND GEOPHYSICAL ASSESSMENT
    Preston, Todd M.; Tangen, Brian A.; Chesley-Preston, Tara L.; Gleason, Robert; Haines, Seth S.; Post van der Burg, Max; Smith, Bruce; Sojda, Richard S.; Thamke, Joanna N.

A PREVIOUSLY UNRECOGNIZED SYSTEM OF FOLDS AND RELATED FAULTS IN STABLE PLATFORM LIMESTONES OF THE EL RUFUF AND DRUNKA FORMATIONS, WESTERN DESERT, EGYPT
    Tewksbury, Barbara; Dokmak, Asmaa A.; Tarabees, Elhamy; Mansour, Ahmed Sadek M.; Fattah, Tharwat Abdel; Rashed, Mohamed A.

POLYGONAL PATTERNS AND DESERT EYES: RECONNAISSANCE SATELLITE IMAGE STUDY OF FOLD AND FAULT STRUCTURES IN LATE CRETACEOUS AND EARLY TERTIARY LIMESTONES OF THE WESTERN DESERT, EGYPT
    Tewksbury, Barbara; Kattenhorn, Simon A.; Sayler, Frances; Tewksbury-Christle, Carolyn; Saint-Jacques, David

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT: THE LONG TAIL OF SAMPLE-BASED DATA IN THE NEXT DECADE
    Lehnert, Kerstin A.; Walker, J. Douglas

CONSEQUENCES OF INCREASED LOW AND MEAN STREAMFLOW IN MIDWESTERN AGRICULTURAL WATERSHEDS ON GEOMORPHIC - ECOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS
    Lenhart, Christian F.; Nieber, John

ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF A HIGHLY INTERACTIVE PLANETARY SCIENCE ELECTIVE COURSE FOR SENIOR SCIENCE STUDENTS
    Jones, Francis; Johnson, Catherine L.

PUTTING PEOPLE AND RISK IN THE SAME PICTURE VIA HAZARD ENSEMBLE DIAGRAMS
    Lutz, Tim

ARTHUR HOLMES'S SCIENTIFIC LEGACY
    Lewis, Cherry L.E.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: THE TERMINAL LUNAR CATACLYSM & THE LATE HEAVY BOMBARDMENT OF THE INNER SOLAR SYSTEM
    Wasserburg, Gerald J.

RECOVERY OF BRACHIOPOD AND AMMONOID FAUNAS FOLLOWING THE END-PERMIAN CRISIS: ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE FROM THE LOWER TRIASSIC OF THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST AND KAZAKHSTAN
    Zakharov, Yuri D.; Popov, Alexander M.

ENHANCING THE DEGLACIATION CHRONOLOGY OF WISCONSIN USING IN-SITU COSMOGENIC RADIONUCLIDE
    Ullman, David J.; Carlson, Anders E.; Syverson, Kent; Caffee, Marc W.

DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF A GIS BASED MODEL TO IDENTIFY SAND AND GRAVEL RESOURCE POTENTIAL TO ASSIST IN THE ACCELERATION OF AGGREGATE RESOURCE MAPPING BY THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
    Hanson, Kevin John

DISCUSSION OF A KEWEENAW GEOPARK
    Rose, William I.; Vye, Erika

PLATE TECTONICS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT AT THE KP BOUNDARY AND IMPLICATIONS FOR A TERRESTRIAL CAUSE IN THE GREAT KP EXTINCTION CONTROVERSY
    Crook, Paula J.

TECTONICS AND TETHYAN EVOLUTION OF SE ANATOLIAN OROGEN
    Kaymakci, Nuretdin

CORRELATING KNOWLEDGE OF LANDSCAPE FORMATION TIMESCALES AND GEOLOGIC TIME USING A NEW VALIDATED CONCEPT TEST
    Jolley, Alison; Jones, Francis; Harris, Sara; Rhajiak, Jamil

THINKING ABOUT DEEP TIME: THE INTERSECTION OF TEMPORAL, SPATIAL, & NUMERIC REASONING
    Cheek, Kim A.

Monday, 10 October 2011

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

FROM INTRO GEO TO GIS: EXAMPLES FROM CREATIVE FACULTY ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOR TEACHING UNDERGRADUATE GEOSCIENCE COURSES USING PLANETARY DATA
    Tewksbury, Barbara

PUBLIC? YES, THEY CAN BE ENGAGED IN PLANETARY SCIENCE
    Allen, Jaclyn; Galindo, Charles; Asplund, Shari

ASSESSMENT OF PROVENANCE OF CONFLICT MINERALS USING LASER-INDUCED BREAKDOWN SPECTROSCOPY (LIBS)
    McManus, Catherine E.; Likes, Tristan; Dowe, James; McMillan, Nancy J.; Yetter, Kristen; Buckley, Steven G.

CAN WE TALK? HOW GEOSCIENTISTS CAN DELIVER UNPOPULAR MESSAGES
    Rubin, Jeffrey

AN ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR GROUNDWATER FLOW TO VARIOUS WELLS IN A FINITE UNCONFINED AQUIFER
    Huang, Ching-Sheng; Yeh, Hund-Der

HISTORY OF ANALYTIC ELEMENT MODEL DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS AT THE US ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (1994 - PRESENT)
    Kraemer, Stephen R.

REGIONAL-SCALE SALT TECTONICS MODELLING: BENCH-SCALE VALIDATION AND EXTENSION TO FIELD-SCALE PREDICTIONS
    Thornton, Dean A.; Roberts, Daniel T.; Crook, Anthony J.L.; Yu, Jian G.

GEOSCIENTISTS' ROLES IN NATURAL-HAZARD DECISIONS: BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER
    Rubin, Jeffrey

MINNESOTA GROUND WATER MANAGEMENT AREAS
    Loughry, Joy; Sehl, Jim; Leete, Jeanette

DIRECT HUMAN EXPLORATION OF THE TERRESTRIAL SUBSURFACE
    Macalady, Jennifer L.

THE NORTH SHORE VOLCANIC GROUP: MESOPROTEROZOIC VOLCANIC ROCKS OF THE MIDCONTINENT RIFT SYSTEM: A REVIEW
    Green, John C.; Boerboom, Terrence J.; Schmidt, Susanne T.; Fitz, Thomas J.

ENGAGING EARLY CAREER UNDERGRADUATES IN THE GEOSCIENCES THROUGH FIELD AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
    Voglesonger, Kenneth M.; Hemzacek, Jean M.; Sanders, Laura L.

ON TEACHING A TOTALLY BLIND STUDENT PHYSICAL AND HISTORICAL GEOLOGY
    Neuhauser, Kenneth

SIGNING EARTH SCIENCE
    Vesel, Judy

MEANDER MIGRATION IN SUPRAGLACIAL STREAMS, JUNEAU ICEFIELD, ALASKA
    Marston, Richard; Guneralp, Inci

CHARACTERIZING BOULDER DEPOSITION TO ASSESS ROCK-FALL HAZARD IN UPPER PINES CAMPGROUND, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA
    Cordes, Shaun E.; Stock, Greg M.; Schwab, Brandon E.; Burke, Raymond M.

ABRUPT CHANGES IN DEPOSITION RESULTING FROM HYDROLOGIC AND TECTONIC EVENTS, PLIO-PLEISTOCENE HUECO BASIN, RIO GRANDE RIFT
    Langford, Richard P.; Marrufo Cannon, Sandy S.; Doser, Diane

ARSENIC SPECIATION IN SURFACE WATER AT LUCKY SHOT GOLD MINE, ALASKA
    Torrance, Keith W.; Keenan, Helen E.; Munk, LeeAnn; Hagedorn, Birgit

NEW AND INNOVATIVE DRILLING TECHNOLOGIES
    Long, Roy C.; Soeder, Dan

APPLICATION OF PORTABLE X-RAY FLUORESCENCE SPECTROMETRY TO PROBLEMS IN VOLCANOLOGY
    Wolff, John A.; Conrey, Richard M.

USE OF LASER-INDUCED BREAKDOWN SPECTROSCOPY (LIBS) AND CHEMOMETRICS TO SOLVE COMPLEX GEOCHEMICAL PROBLEMS: THE CASE OF EMERALD PROVENANCE
    Likes, Tristan; McManus, Catherine E.; McMillan, Nancy J.; Dowe, James; Buckley, Steven G.

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

HYDROGEOLOGIC CHARACTERIZATION OF FRACTURED DOLOMITE FOR REGULATORY MONITORING – A MULTIPLE METHOD APPROACH
    Socha, Betty J.; Clark, Sherren; Gregg, Anndelee

PALEOENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE ISOTOPE GEOCHEMISTRY AND GRANULOMETRY OF QUATERNARY ALLUVIAL SEDIMENTS AND ASSOCIATED PALEOSOLS FROM SAI ISLAND, SUDAN
    Lewis, Jonathan; Smith, Jennifer; Garcea, Elena A.A.

A MODEL FOR PREDICTING THE OCCURRENCE OF COLLAPSE FEATURES ON CARBONATE ISLANDS AND COASTLINES
    Mylroie, John E.; Mylroie, Joan R.; Larson, Erik B.; Sumrall, Jonathan; Lace, Michael; Infante, Louis; Ho, Derrick; Kambesis, Patricia N.

SURFACE AND GROUNDWATER NITRATE DATABASES FOR SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA, USA
    Brick, Greg; Alexander, E. Calvin Jr; Watkins, Justin; Lundy, James R.

A MULTIPHASE MODEL FOR THE FORMATION OF ENIGMATIC COASTAL GEOMORPHIC FEATURES OF NW CURAÇAO; A CASE STUDY OF BOKAS FROM SHETE BOKA NATIONAL PARK
    Stefanic, Michael J.; Cornell, Sean R.

CHARACTERIZATION OF QUATERNARY ALLUVIAL TERRACES IN THE BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER VALLEY, ARKANSAS
    Keen-Zebert, Amanda; Shepherd, Stephanie L.; Hudson, Mark R.; Turner, Kenzie J.

KARST FEATURES OF THE HIAWATHA NATIONAL FOREST, UPPER PENINSULA, MICHIGAN
    Larson, Erik B.; Stuntebeck, Jessica J.

MEGAFLOODS ON THE SANTA CRUZ RIVER, SOUTHERN ARGENTINA
    Austin, Steven A.; Strelin, Jorge A.

USING MUSEUMS FOR COLLEGE-LEVEL GEOLOGY FIELD TRIPS
    Phipps, Molly; Kirkby, Kent; Murphy, Anthony P.

PRELIMINARY STUDIES OF COEXISTING MICRON-SCALE ZIRCON AND BADDELEYITE IN SILICEOUS ROCKS FROM THE BASAL ROOIBERG GROUP, BUSHVELD COMPLEX, SOUTH AFRICA
    Tegtmeier, Eric L.; Brearley, Adrian; Elston, Wolfgang E.; Spilde, Michael N.

SETTING AND SIGNIFICANCE OF ZIRCON/BADDELEYITE IN BASAL UNIT OF ROOIBERG GROUP, STAVOREN INLIER, 2.06 GA BUSHVELD COMPLEX, SOUTH AFRICA
    Elston, Wolfgang E.; Tegtmeier, Eric L.

PRELIMINARY PALEOSEISMIC RESULTS FROM THE NEW ECHO PLAYA TRENCH SITE ON THE CENTRAL GARLOCK FAULT, CHINA LAKE NAWS, NEAR RIDGECREST, CA
    Kemp, Christopher D.; Hartleb, Ross D.; Lutz, Andrew T.; Frost, Erik K.; Lindvall, Scott C.; Alm, Steve Jr; Tiedeman, Andrew; Rittase, William M.; Walker, J. Douglas

A PROMINENT SEISMITE IN THE UPPER CRETACEOUS LANCE FORMATION IN NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AS A STRATIGRAPHIC MARKER
    Weeks, Summer Rose; Chadwick, Arthur V.

DEPOSITION OF A STRUCTURALLY CONFINED SUBMARINE FAN IN AN EVOLVING BASIN : THE GUASO I TURBIDITE SYSTEM, AINSA BASIN, SPAIN
    Gordon, Gregory S.; Pyles, David R.; Clark, Julian

ZIEGLER RESERVOIR AND THE SNOWMASTODON PROJECT: NEW HIGH-ELEVATION FOSSIL VERTEBRATE FAUNAS FROM SNOWMASS VILLAGE, COLORADO
    Stucky, Richard; Sertich, Joseph; Johnson, Kirk R.; Miller, Ian; Fisher, Daniel C.; Graham, Russell W.; McDonald, H. Gregory; Pigati, Jeffrey S.

PRELIMINARY PHOTOGRAMMETRIC CONTROL OF MESSENGER ORBITAL IMAGES OF MERCURY
    Edmundson, Kenneth L.; Weller, Lynn A.; Becker, Kris J.; Becker, Tammy L.; Rosiek, Mark R.; Robinson, Mark S.; Solomon, Sean C.

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

SEG PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: IN MY BACK YARD - THE ROLE OF MINERAL RESOURCES FOR A HEALTHY SOCIETY
    Enders, M. Stephen

THE FUTURE OF SOIL IN EARTH SCIENCES
    Young, Michael H.; Or, Dani; Hopmans, Jan W.

THE COLLINGWOOD MEMBER IN THE MICHIGAN BASIN
    Banas, Ryan M.; Pennington, Wayne D.

STRATIGRAPHIC-FORWARD MODELING OF A GROWTH-FAULTED SUBBASIN, FRIO FORMATION, CORPUS CHRISTI AREA, SOUTH TEXAS GULF COAST
    Mousavi, Maryam A.; Hammes, Ursula; Bonnaffé, Florence L.; Granjeon, Didier

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

REGIONAL DOLOMITIZATION: THE LEAKY-AQUIFER ASCENDING BRINE MODEL
    Kraemer, Thomas; Wood, Warren W.

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF GROUNDWATER-SURFACE WATER INTERACTIONS TO THE ACCUMULATION OF IRON AND MANGANESE IN THE SEDIMENTS OF LAKES IN NORTH-CENTRAL MINNESOTA: A GEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
    Dean, Walter

FUSULINID BIOZONATION AS A PROXY OF MILANKOVITCH CYCLICITY: THE RECORD FROM MOSCOVIAN-KASIMOVIAN TRANSITION IN DONETS BASIN (UKRAINE)
    Khodjanyazova, Rimma; Davydov, Vladimir I.; Schmitz, M.D.

GSA STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND TECTONICS DIVISION 2011 KEYNOTE LECTURE: INTUITIVE NUMERICAL MODELLING IN STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND TECTONICS
    Moresi, Louis

UNCERTAINTY IN ESTIMATING STORM FLOW AND BASE FLOW RESPONSE TO EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS IN COASTAL FORESTED WATERSHEDS
    Callahan, Timothy J.; Amatya, Devendra M.; Griffin, Michael P.; Vulava, Vijay M.

INTEGRATING CLIMATE CHANGE FOR ELEMENTARY PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS: TALES FROM THE FIELD
    Miller, Heather; Llerandi-Román, Pablo A.; Mattox, Stephen; Dobson, Christopher; Ludwig, Matthew A.

IDENTIFYING SUITABLE TERRESTRIAL ANALOGS OF MARS SHOREZONE FEATURES: PLANETARY EXPLORATION GUIDELINES
    Jewell, Paul; Chan, Marjorie; Nicoll, Kathleen; Parker, Timothy; Okubo, Chris H.; Komatsu, Goro; Ormo, Jens; Barker, Donald

LIDAR DIGITAL ELEVATION MAPS EMPLOYED IN CAROLINA BAY SURVEY
    Davias, Michael; Gilbride, Jeanette L.

NONLINEAR DIFFUSION AND GEODESIC PATHS FOR AUTOMATIC CHANNEL NETWORK AND GEOMORPHIC FEATURE EXTRACTION FROM LIDAR
    Passalacqua, Paola

USDA PROCESS-BASED TOOLS FOR ESTIMATING RUNOFF, SOIL LOSS, AND SEDIMENT YIELD – THE WEPP MODEL
    Flanagan, Dennis C.

INVESTIGATING EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS IN THE SALTON TROUGH, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA--THE SALTON SEISMIC IMAGING PROJECT (SSIP)
    Fuis, Gary S.; Sickler, Robert R.; Goldman, Mark R.; Rose, Elizabeth J.; Murphy, Janice M.; Ferguson, Alex J.; Hole, John A.; Stock, Joann M.

WHAT SHOULD WE BE TEACHING IN INTRODUCTORY GIS AND REMOTE SENSING COURSES?
    Tewksbury, Barbara; Tewksbury, David A.

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

IDENTIFICATION OF SHALLOW GROUNDWATER INUNDATION FLOOD RISK AREAS, SPRING GREEN AREA, WISCONSIN
    Marciulionis, Jackie; Amelse, Ann; Goetz, Staci

USING GSFLOW TO MODEL GROUNDWATER FLOODING RECURRENCE INTERVALS
    Henning, Russell; Gotkowitz, Madeline B.; Goetz, Staci; Marciulionis, Jackie

NEGATIVE EVIDENCE FOR TECTONIC SURFACE DEFORMATION BY REVERSE-REACTIVATED SUBSURFACE FAULTS ASSOCIATED WITH TRIASSIC RIFTING AND BASIN FORMATION: A GEOMORPHIC ASSESSMENT OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, GA
    Kemp, Christopher D.; Hartleb, Ross D.; Lindvall, Scott C.; Finley, Jason P.; Cumbest, Randolph J.; Syms, Frank H.

OSTRACODES, ROCK FACIES AND MAGNETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY OF THE GIVETIAN / FRASNIAN TRANSITION AT SOURD D'AVE (DINANT SYNCLINORIUM, BELGIUM)
    Casier, Jean-Georges; Devleeschouwer, Xavier; Maillet, Sébastien; Petitclerc, Estelle; Préat, Alain R.Y.

CATHODOLUMINESCENCE INVESTIGATIONS ON VEIN QUARTZ FROM THE FAR SOUTHEAST PORPHYRY CU-AU DEPOSIT, PHILIPPINES: HYDROTHERMAL QUARTZ ALTERATION AND INHERITANCE OF EARLIER FLUID INCLUSION ASSEMBLAGES
    Bennett, Mitchell; Monecke, Thomas; Reynolds, T. James; Kelly, Nigel

4D KMZ APPROACH TO GEOPHYSICAL ANALYSIS IN VIRTUAL GLOBES
    Shipley, Scott T.; Peterlin, Albert

STREAM TRANSPARENCY PROFILES IN AN AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE, EASTERN GREAT PLAINS, USA
    Shurr, George W.; Gehrke, Arlyn

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

NEWLY DISCOVERED EVIDENCE FOR LATE ORDOVICIAN STRUCTURAL DEFORMATION IN OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS
    Seid, Mary J.; Kolata, Dennis R.

16,000 TEACHERS AND COUNTING: IMPROVING THE COMPETENCE AND CONFIDENCE OF PRECOLLEGE TEACHERS THROUGH AMS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES
    Moses, Maureen N.; Brey, James A.; Geer, Ira W.; Mills, Elizabeth W.; Nugnes, Kira A.

TEACHING TEACHERS ABOUT THE EARTH—MITEP'S SUMMER CLASS DESIGN
    Rose, William I.; Klawiter, Mark F.; Engelmann, Carol A.; Vye, Erika; Gochis, E.

AN ATTEMPT OF COOPERATION IN GEOTECTONICS: HISTORY OF THE IGC COMMISSION “CRUST OF THE EARTH”
    Malakhova, Irena G.

MANTLE EVOLUTION RECORDED IN CR-SPINEL FROM THE BAY OF ISLAND OPHIOLITIC COMPLEX, NORTHERN APPALACHIANS
    Stern, Fabio; Hattori, Kéiko H.; Bédard, Jean H.

SHIFTING PALEO-ICE STREAMS AND INTER-ICE STREAM ZONES OF THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES
    Ross, Martin; Adams, Roberta S.

MAGNETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY, GEOLOGY, PETROGRAPHY, AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE GRANITE HOST ROCK OF BASETH MO-CU MINERALIZED STOCK, CAMBODIA: IMPLICATION FOR ITS ORIGIN
    Kong, Sitha; Watanabe, Koichiro; Imai, Akira

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

A TALE OF TWO COUNTRIES: SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY V. POLITICAL EXPEDIENCY IN SELECTING AND EVALUATING GEOLOGIC REPOSITORIES FOR RADIOACTIVE WASTE
    Rempe, Norbert T.

IMPROVING ACCESS TO GEOSCIENCE RESOURCES VIA CONTENT ENHANCEMENT
    Musser, Linda R.

NEW MAP-BASED SEARCH TOOLS AND OTHER FEATURES DEBUTING ON GEOSCIENCEWORLD
    Marley, Lauren

THE SUCCESSFUL DEVELOPMENT OF SHALE GAS RESOURCES IN THE UNITED STATES
    Soeder, Daniel

SURFACE COAL MINING IMPACTS ON CONCENTRATION-DISCHARGE RELATIONSHIPS: IDENTIFYING SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL CHANGES IN THE NEW RIVER, TENNESSEE
    Murphy, Jenny; Hornberger, George M.

LONG-TERM VEGETATIONAL CHANGE IN A NEW YORK CITY FRESHWATER WETLAND
    Miller, Argie James; Peteet, Dorothy

MEDIA AND THE CONNECTION AMONG SCIENTISTS, CITIZENS, AND POLICYMAKERS
    Miller, Jeremy J.; Geissman, J.W.

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

STABLE ISOTOPE RECORD OF PALEOECOLOGICAL CHANGE IN THE LATE NEOGENE OF NEBRASKA FROM ENAMEL IN LARGE MAMMALS
    Kita, Zachary A.; Secord, Ross

ASSESSMENT OF A DISTRIBUTED HYDROLOGICAL MODEL APPLIED TO A GLACIERIZED BASIN IN THE CORDILLERA BLANCA, PERU
    Burns, Patrick J.; Nolin, Anne W.

MERCURY FATE AND TRANSPORT IN HUNZA AND GILGIT RIVERS, NORTHERN AREAS, PAKISTAN – A NUMERICAL MODELING APPROACH
    Biber, Kivanc; Khan, Shuhab; Shah, Mohammad Tahir; Tariq, Shahina; Ul-Hadi, Shams

PHYTOREMEDIATION OF HEXAHYDRO-1,3,5-TRINITRO-1,3,5-TRIAZINE (RDX) USING CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES
    Doskey, Claire; Sarkar, Dibyendu; Datta, Rupali

EARTH HISTORY VISUALIZATION SYSTEM
    Ogg, James G.; Ault, Aaron; Chunduru, Nag Varun; Palem, Gangi; Balmos, Andrew; Buening, Jon; Pflug, Justin; Block, Jane; Shafer, Cecilia

THE PROBLEM OF TECHNOLOGICAL ACCEPTANCE, DIFFUSION AND DEVELOPMENT. EXPERIENCES FROM ARGENTINA
    Asato, Carlos Gabriel

LIDAR-DERIVED DIGITAL ELEVATION MAPS OF THE DelMarva PENINSULA AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY USED TO IDENTIFY CAROLINA BAY LANDFORMS; THEIR PLANFORM SHAPE AND ORIENTATION CHANGES SYSTEMATICALLY WITH LATITUDE
    Davias, Michael; Gilbride, Jeanette L.

MAPPING OF RIVER ALLUVIUM ALONG THE VERDE RIVER AND MAJOR TRIBUTARIES, CENTRAL ARIZONA
    Cook, Joseph P.; Pearthree, Philip A.; House, P. Kyle; Bigio, Erica; Onken, Jill A.; Youberg, Ann

SPATIAL ERRORS FOR WELL LOGS USED IN GEOLOGIC MAPPING: THE CONSEQUENCES OF BEING WRONG
    Phillips, Andrew C.; Grimley, David A.; Keefer, Donald A.

CAN A HORIZONTAL ASTRONOMICAL DRIVING FORCE AND AN INDEPENDENT VERTICAL CONVECTIVE FORCE EXPLAIN GLOBAL TECTONICS?
    Twelker, Eric

PLAUSIBLE EXPLANATIONS FOR TWO MAJOR EVENTS IN EARTH HISTORY
    Jaye, Michael

DETERMINATION OF Fe3+/FeTotal IN AMPHIBOLES USING THE ELECTRON MICROPROBE
    Lamb, William M.; Guillemette, Renald N.; Popp, Robert K.; Chmiel, Gregory J.; Fritz, Steven J.

CENTRIFUGE MODELING OF THE EFFECTS OF PLUTON EMPLACEMENT ON SHEARING AND FOLDING IN TRANSTENSIONAL SHEAR ZONES: APPLICATIONS TO THE CARTHAGE COLTON SHEAR ZONE, ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS, NEW YORK STATE
    Johnson, Eric L.; Harris, Lyal

MAPPING HISTORY: MAPS AND GIS ANALYSIS OF EVENTS RELATED TO AVALANCHE VICTIMS INTERRED AT HILLSIDE CEMETERY, SILVERTON, COLORADO
    Tewksbury, David A.

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

DEVELOPING A CONCEPT INVENTORY FOR IMPROVED SCIENCE LITERACY
    Cogan, Christopher B.; Nuhfer, Edward; Kloock, Carl T.

FIRST RESULTS FROM THE SCIENCE LITERACY CONCEPT INVENTORY: THE REASONING WE DON'T PRODUCE THROUGH GEN-ED
    Nuhfer, Edward; Cogan, Christopher B.; Kloock, Carl T.

INVESTIGATION OF SELF-SUSTAINING COMBUSTION OF A COAL WASTE HEAP IN SCOTLAND
    Torrance, Keith W.; Switzer, Christine; Rein, Guillermo; Hadden, Rory; Belcher, Claire M.; Carvel, Ricky

THE VALUE OF FIELD OCCURRENCE STUDIES OF FECAL CONTAMINATION IN AQUIFERS AND WELLS
    McKay, Larry; Layton, Alice C.; Knappett, Peter S.K.; Culligan, Patricia J.; Mailloux, Brian J.; Ferguson, Andrew; Feighery, John; Emch, Michael; Serre, Marc L.; van Geen, Alex

PRELIMINARY GEOCHRONOLOGY AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE HICKS BUTTE COMPLEX, CENTRAL CASCADES, WASHINGTON: POSSIBLE LINKS BETWEEN POLYGENETIC MESOZOIC ARC ROCKS OF THE CENTRAL CASCADES AND THE BLUE MOUNTAINS PROVINCE
    MacDonald, James H. Jr; Pecha, Mark

CRATER MORPHOLOGY IN MONOGENETIC VOLCANIC FIELDS OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO
    De Hon, R.A.

PIT CRATERS AND OPEN VERTICAL VOLCANIC CONDUITS OF EARTH AND MARS
    Halliday, William R.; Stefansson, Arni; Favre, Gerald