2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (912 October 2011)
Session No. 240 Wednesday, 12 October 2011
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Hall C

Coal Geology (Posters): New Developments in Environmental and Geochemical Coal Research

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM, and 4:30 to 6 PM
 Paper #Booth #
240-11TRENDS IN ELEMENTAL LEACHING AND PETROGRAPHY FROM COAL COMBUSTION BY-PRODUCTS FROM TWO STOKER BOILERS BEFORE AND AFTER MODERNIZATION OF THE ASH HANDLING SYSTEM: LAYNE, Adam R.1, WARD, April2, GRAY, B. Lauren2, HARRIS, Elizabeth Ann2, MATTESON, Eric J.1, MILLER, Jacob2, NOEL, Miranda2, CARROLL, Ryne2, COKER, Nathan L.3, and O'KEEFE, Jen4, (1) Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Morehead State University, 101 Space Science Center, Morehead, KY 40351, (2) Department of Biology and Chemistry, Morehead State University, 103 Lappin Hall, Morehead, KY 40351, (3) Department of Biology and Chemistry, Morehead State University, 425-B Lappin Hall, Morehead, KY 40351, (4) Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, Morehead State University, 404-A Lappin Hall, Morehead, KY 40351, j.okeefe@moreheadstate.edu
240-22MINERAL CHARACTERIZATION OF COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS USED AS STRUCTURAL FILL AND CAPPING MATERIAL AT AN ABANDONED COAL MINE IN SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA: MARTIN, Luke C., Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405, lukmarti@indiana.edu, BRANAM, Tracy, Indiana Geological Survey, Indiana University, 611 North Walnut Grove, Bloomington, IN 47405, NAYLOR, Shawn, Center for Geospatial Data Analysis, Indiana Geological Survey, 611 North Walnut Grove Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405-2208, and OLYPHANT, Greg A., Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Center for Geospatial Data Analysis, 1001 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
240-33SPECIATION AND RELEASE OF SELENIUM IN COAL ASH FROM THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY KINSTON FOSSIL PLANT: LIU, Yu-Ting, MACKEBEE, William Greer, and HSU-KIM, Heileen, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Duke University, 121 Hudson Hall, Box 90287, Durham, NC 27708, yl204@duke.edu
240-44ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF COAL MINING AND COAL UTILIZATION IN NIGERIA: WUYEP, Elizabeth O., Geology and Mining, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Lafia, 900001, Nigeria, ewuyep@yahoo.com and OBAJE, Nuhu G., Geology & Mining, IBB University/ Nasarawa State University, Lapai/Keffi, Minna/Akwanga, 900001
240-55CHARACTERIZATION OF COAL-BEARING FORMATION FOR UNDERGROUND COAL GASIFICATION IN NORTH DAKOTA: ZENG, Zhengwen and PEI, Peng, Geology and Geological Engineering, University of North Dakota, 81 Cornell St, Stop 8358, Grand Forks, ND 58202, peng.pei@und.nodak.edu
240-66VARIATIONS IN PORE CHARACTERISTICS FOR SUBBITUMINOUS COALS OF THE WILCOX GROUP, GULF COASTAL PLAIN, in RELATION TO COALBED GAS: SWANSON, Sharon M., U.S. Geological Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, smswanson@usgs.gov, MASTALERZ, Maria D., Indiana Geological Survey, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, WARWICK, Peter D., U.S. Geological Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, and HACKLEY, Paul C., US Geological Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192
240-77GEOCHEMISTRY OF THERMALLY ALTERED COALS: A CASE STUDY OF THE SPRINGFIELD (NO. 5) COAL, ILLINOIS BASIN: RAHMAN, Mohammad W., Environmental Resources and Policy Program, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Department of Geology, 1259 Lincoln Dr, Carbondlae, IL 62901, mwrahman@siu.edu, MOOREHEAD, Anthony, Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Geology Department, Parkinson Lab, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901, FLORA, Charanpreet, Department of Mining and Mineral Resources, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901, and RIMMER, Susan M., Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University, Mailcode 4324, Carbondale, IL 62901
240-88EVIDENCE FOR MULTIPLE COAL BEDS ON FIRE IN CENTRALIA, PA: JENNIFER, Elick, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Susquehanna University, 514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, PA 17870, elick@susqu.edu
240-99CARBON STORAGE AND CYCLING OF RECLAIMED MINE SOILS IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY: BARBER, Kelly M., Unity College, Unity, ME 04988, kbarber08@unity.edu, ACTON, Peter M., Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40508, FOX, James F., Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40526, and JONES, Alice, Environmental Research Institute, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475
240-1010SEDIMENT AND PRECIPITATE ACCUMULATION RATES IN A PASSIVE WETLAND AMD TREATMENT FACILITY: MOTTER, Matthew A., 92 Clearfield Street, Elizabethville, PA 17023, mot4358@calu.edu, FREDRICK, Kyle C., Earth Sciences, California University of Pennsylvania, 250 University Avenue, Campus Box 55, California, PA 15419, and HORVATH, Lisa M., Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, Brooks Hall, Morgantown, WV 26506
240-1111FUNGAL REMNANTS AND FRAGMENTS OF LOW RANK COAL IN BIGA PENINSULA, NW TURKEY: MARAL, Mehmet, Geological Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Mines, Maslak-Sariyer, Istanbul, 34469, Turkey, maralm@itu.edu.tr, HOWER, James C., Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, 2540 Research Park Drive, Lexington, KY 40511, O'KEEFE, Jennifer M.K., Earth & Space Sciences, Morehead State University, 404-A Lappin Hall, Morehead, KY 40351, EBLE, Cortland F., Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky, 228 Mining and Mineral Resources Bldg, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, and TEMEL, Didem, Geological Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Technical University, Campus of Ayazaga, Faculty of Mines, Dept. of Geological Engineering, Maslak-Sarıyer, Istanbul, 34469, Turkey

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