2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (9–12 October 2011)
Session No. 122 Monday, 10 October 2011
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room 211CD

Stratigraphy

Ashraf Uddin and Ezat Heydari, Presiding
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122-11:30 PM THE BASAL AQUIFER PROJECT: A CANADA-UNITED STATES COLLABORATION FOR GEOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND MODELING OF A MAJOR DEEP SALINE-AQUIFER IN THE ALBERTA AND WILLISTON BASINS FOR CO2 STORAGE: HAUCK, Tyler E.1, PETERSON, Jesse1, BACHU, Stefan1, JENSEN, Gavin2, PECK, Wesley D.3, KNUDSEN, Damion3, and GORECKI, Charles3, (1) Environment and Carbon Management, Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures, 250 Karl Clark Road, Edmonton, AB T6N 1E4, Canada, tyler.hauck@albertainnovates.ca, (2) Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Mines, 201 Dewdney Avenue E, Regina, SK S4N 4G3, Canada, (3) Energy & Environmental Research Center, University of North Dakota, 15 North 23rd Street, Stop 9018, Grand Forks, ND 58202
122-21:45 PM THE PROTEROZOIC-CAMBRIAN CONFIGURATION OF THE NORTH INDIAN MARGIN: INSIGHTS FROM DETRITAL ZIRCONS AND NEODYMIUM ISOTOPES: MCKENZIE, N. Ryan, Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78752, rmckenzie@jsg.utexas.edu, HUGHES, Nigel C., Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, MYROW, Paul M., Department of Geology, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, XIAO, Shuhai, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, and JIANG, Ganqing, Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010
122-32:00 PM CAMBRO-ORDOVICIAN TRANSITION IN ILLINOIS: NATURE OF THE C-O BOUNDARY AND CRITERIA FOR ITS RECOGNITION IN THE DEEP PART OF THE ILLINOIS BASIN: LASEMI, Yaghoob, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 615 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820, ylasemi@illinois.edu
122-42:15 PM THE MIDDLE ORDOVICIAN WINNESHIEK SHALE OF NORTHEAST IOWA -- CORRELATION AND PALEOGEOGRAPHIC IMPLICATIONS: WITZKE, Brian J.1, MCKAY, Robert M.2, LIU, Huaibao P.2, and BRIGGS, Derek E.G.3, (1) Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, brian-witzke@uiowa.edu, (2) Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Geological and Water Survey, 109 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, (3) Dept. of Geology and Geophysics & Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 210 Whitney Avenue, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520
122-52:30 PM PROVENANCE RECONSTRUCTION OF PART OF EASTERN GONDWANALAND: PERMO-CARBONIFEROUS GONDWANAN SEQUENCES OF NEPAL HIMALAYA AND THE BENGAL BASIN: UDDIN, Ashraf1, ALAM, Md.I.1, SITAULA, Raju P.2, and HAMES, Willis E.1, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, uddinas@auburn.edu, (2) Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401
122-62:45 PM VOICES FROM THE DEEP: THE SEDIMENTOLOGY AND DETRITAL MINERAL GEOCHRONOLOGY OF THE BLACK WARRIOR BASIN DEPOCENTER: MOORE, Mitchell Forrest1, HAMES, Willis E.2, UDDIN, Ashraf2, and PASHIN, Jack C.3, (1) Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, mfm0007@auburn.edu, (2) Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, (3) Geological Survey of Alabama, P.O. Box 869999, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-6999
122-73:00 PM Paper Withdrawn
 3:15 PM Break
122-83:30 PM FACIES AND PROVENANCE ANALYSIS OF EOCENE DEPOSITS IN THE RADERSBURG-TOSTON REGION: UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF CENOZOIC TECTONICS ON CHANGING INTERMONTANE BASIN GEOMETRY IN SOUTHWESTERN MONTANA: CHAMBERLIN, Ellen P., Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 503 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, epchamberlin@gmail.com and SCHWARTZ, Robert K., Department of Geology, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA 16335
122-93:45 PM HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL OF THE LOWER SMACKOVER FORMATION IN ARKANSAS, LOUISIANA, AND MISSISSIPPI: HEYDARI, Ezat, Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences, and Geoscience, Jackson State University, P.O. Box 17660, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, MS 39217, ezat.heydari@jsums.edu
122-104:00 PM SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF THE UPPER POTTSVILLE FORMATION, CAHABA SYNCLINORIUM, ALABAMA: GOMES, Sonnet W.1, UDDIN, Ashraf1, and PASHIN, Jack C.2, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, swg0003@tigermail.auburn.edu, (2) Geological Survey of Alabama, P.O. Box 869999, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-6999
122-114:15 PM THE HYDROSTRATIGRAPHY OF THE GUADALUPE RIVER STATE PARK AND HONEY CREEK STATE NATURAL AREA, COMAL AND KENDALL COUNTIES, TEXAS: CLARK, Allan Koehl, USGS, Wrd, NA, 5563 De Zavala Rd, suite 290, San Antonio, TX 78249, akclark@usgs.gov, BLOME, Charles D., MS 980, Dfc, USGS, Denver, CO 80225, MORRIS, Robert R., 5563 De Zavala Rd., Suite 2990, San Antonio, TX 78249, and GOLAB, James A., U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, West 6th Ave. & Kipling St, Denver, CO 80225
122-124:30 PM STRATIGRAPHIC-FORWARD MODELING OF A GROWTH-FAULTED SUBBASIN, FRIO FORMATION, CORPUS CHRISTI AREA, SOUTH TEXAS GULF COAST: MOUSAVI, Maryam A., Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson school of Geoscience, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78713, maryam.mousavi@beg.utexas.edu, HAMMES, Ursula, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The Univ of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78713, BONNAFFÉ, Florence L., Austin, TX 78713, and GRANJEON, Didier, Institut Français du Pétrole, Rueil Malmaison, 92506
122-134:45 PM CONTROL OF INTERNAL DYNAMICS OF SALT DEFORMATION DUE TO STRATIGRAPHIC ARCHITECTURE: EXPERIMENTAL MODELING: KOPRIVA, Bryant T., Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station; C1160, Austin, TX 78712-0254, bryant.kopriva@gmail.com and KIM, Wonsuck, Department of Geological Sciences / Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C9000, Austin, TX 78712-025

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