Northeastern (46th Annual) and North-Central (45th Annual) Joint Meeting (20–22 March 2011)
Session No. 34 Monday, 21 March 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Omni William Penn Hotel: Grand Ballroom/Urban Room

Environmental Geoscience (Posters)

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM
 Paper #Booth #
34-11DISAPPEARING SEDIMENTS: THE COST OF CLIMATE CHANGE TO MASSACHUSETTS' BEACHES: HERBERT, Caitlin, Natural Sciences, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA 02138, cherber2@lesley.edu, HOFIUS, Andrea, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA 02138, and ASHMANKAS, Cristin, Natural Science and Mathematics, Lesley University, 29 Everett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
34-22DEVELOPING A TURBIDITY-SUSPENDED SEDIMENT RATING CURVE FOR BUCK CREEK, SPRINGFIELD, OHIO: SHAW, Kelly A. and RITTER, John B., Geology, Wittenberg University, P.O. Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501, s11.kshaw@wittenberg.edu
34-33EVALUATION OF WORKING SOLAR PANEL SYSTEMS USED IN VIRGINIA HOMES: MOSE, Douglas, College of Science, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, dje42@aol.com and METCALF, James, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030
34-44ASSESSING THE FEASIBILITY OF LARGE-SCALE COMMERCIAL FARMING IN DETROIT: PASLAWSKI, Cynthia, Natural Sciences, University of Michigan - Dearborn, 39717 Peters, Canton, MI 48187, cpaslaws@umd.umich.edu
34-553D DISTRIBUTION OF ARSENIC CONTAMINATION IN GROUNDWATER FROM DIRECT-PUSH INTERVAL SAMPLING AT A LANDFILL IN NORTH-CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS: XIE, Yu1, HON, Rudi1, BRANDON, William C.2, and SIMEONE, Robert3, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, xieyc@bc.edu, (2) U.S. EPA, Region 1, 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100, Boston, MA 02109, (3) Department of the Army, Base Realignment and Closure Division, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Devens, 30 Quebec Street, Unit 100, Devens, MA 01434-4479
34-66ARSENIC MOBILIZATION IN SOIL BY ROCK PHOSPHATE AMENDMENTS AND FERTILIZERS: AKHTAR, Syeda and CHENG, Zhongqi, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences Analytical Center, Brooklyn College - CUNY, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, sakhtar8@yahoo.com
34-77WATERBORNE RADON IN WELL WATER FROM COMMUNITY WELLS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA: MOSE, Douglas, College of Science, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, dje42@aol.com and METCALF, James, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
34-88TRACE METAL CONTENT OF SOME FORESTED SOILS ON THE WEST SHORE OF STATEN ISLAND, NY: JOVANOVIC, Vladimir, Masters Program in Environmental Science, College of Staten Island/CUNY, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314, vladimir.jovanovic@cix.csi.cuny.edu, SHAW, Richard K., USDA, NRCS, NYC Soil Survey, 1000 South Ave, Suite LL4, Staten Island, NY 10314, and BENIMOFF, Alan I., Department of Engineering Science and Physics and the Masters Program in Environmental Science, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314
34-99LEVELS, TRENDS AND FATE OF POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (PAHs) IN DIRT AND DUST FROM ROADS IN THE LONG CREEK WATERSHED, SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE: BENEDICT, Lucille A.1, BENEDICT, Lucas J.2, AMBROSE, Dustin J.1, CHOUINARD, Naomi1, BARNETT, Matthew3, and BARILONE, Jessica3, (1) Department of Chemistry, University of Southern Maine, P.O. Box 9300, Portland, ME 04104, (2) MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc, 511 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101, LJBENEDICT@mactec.com, (3) Department of Environmental Science, University of Southern Maine, P.O. Box 9300, Portland, ME 04104
34-1010UNDER UTILIZED CLEAN ENERGY, NATURAL GAS, OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF, USA: CLARK, Donald, EPSTEIN, Samuel A., and FELDMAN, Howard R., Center for Geological and Environmental Science, Touro College, 27-33 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, donald.clark@touro.edu
34-1111USING HISTORICAL RECORDS TO DETERMINE VEGETATIONAL VARIATIONS IN STREAMBANK COVER FROM 19th CENTURY SETTLEMENT TO PRESENT DAY IN THE ROOT RIVER SUB-WATERSHEDS OF SOUTH EASTERN MINNESOTA: LEMOINE, Justine M. and JOHNSON, Beth A., Geoscience, Winona State University, 175 W. Mark St, Winona, MN 55987, jmlemoin9908@winona.edu
34-1212MODELING HYDROLOGIC PROCESSES AND NUTRIENT RUNOFF IN THE LITTLE CHAZY RIVER WATERSHED USING THE SOIL AND WATER ASSESSMENT TOOL (SWAT): HENRY, Gary L. II1, HENRY, Janelle H.1, KRAMER, Stephen2, FULLER, Robert D.3, and FRANZI, David A.3, (1) Clinton Community College, 136 Clinton Point Drive, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, gary.henry@clinton.edu, (2) William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, 1034 Route 191, Chazy, NY 12921, (3) Center for Earth and Environmental Science, State University of New York, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
34-1313ONGOING TESTING OF GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATER CHEMISTRY IN THE VICINITY OF THE ROSS #1 NATURAL GAS WELL, MARYLAND, NEW YORK: MCGIVERN, Tiffany M., Geoscience, Utica College, Utica, NY 13502, tmmcgivern@cs.com and SCHOONMAKER, Adam, Geosciences, Utica College, 175 Gordon Hall, 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502
34-1414A SNAPSHOT OF WATER QUALITY IN THE SUSQUEHANNA IN SUMMER 2010: INFLUENCE OF BYERS ISLAND, SHAMOKIN CREEK, AND THE SHAMOKIN DAM POWER PLANT ON LOCAL SUSQUEHANNA RIVER WATER: OCHAL, Kimberly, Biology and Allied Health Sciences, Bloomsburg University, 400 E. 2nd St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, HALLEN, Christopher P., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, challen@bloomu.edu, VENN, Cynthia, Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, and RIER, Steven, Biology and Allied Health Sciences, Bloomsburg University, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
34-1515THE PINE FOREST ACID MINE DRAINAGE TREATMENT SYSTEM, ST. CLAIR, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA: AN ANOXIC LIMESTONE DRAIN WITH AN OXYGEN PROBLEM: IDZENGA, Justin C., Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg University, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, jci84414@huskies.bloomu.edu, VENN, Cynthia, Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, and HALLEN, Christopher P., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
34-1616CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL MONITORING OF THE SALTCREEK WATERSHED, PORTER COUNTY, INDIANA: GRABOS, Nicole, Geosciences, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN 46408, ngrabos@umail.iu.edu, ARGYILAN, Erin, Geosciences, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, and NEBE-BIRCHFIELD, Jennifer, Save the Dunes, 444 Barker Road, Michigan City, IN 46360
34-1717HIGH-RESOLUTION TEMPORAL VARIABILITY OF NUTRIENT AND SUSPENDED SOLIDS CONCENTRATIONS AND LOADS FROM SEQUENTIAL RUNOFF EVENTS IN THE LITTLE CHAZY RIVER WATERSHED IN NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK: SPILLANE, Abigail1, VAZQUEZ, Frank1, RUAN, Michelle1, KRAMER, Stephen2, FULLER, Robert D.1, and FRANZI, David A.1, (1) Center for Earth and Environmental Science, State University of New York, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, aspil001@mail.plattsburgh.edu, (2) William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, 1034 Route 191, Chazy, NY 12921
34-1818CARBON BALANCES ACROSS VIRGINIA: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PIEDMONT AND SHENANDOAH VALLEY FARMS: BOONE, Simon P., CHARLTON, Tim C., MOORE, Lowell R., HARTSHORN, Tony, and SHERWOOD, W. Cullen, Department of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, 7105A Memorial Hall, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, soildoc@gmail.com
34-1919EVALUATION OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCES IN THE TOWN OF CRAFTSBURY, NORTHEASTERN VERMONT USING BEDROCK, SURFICIAL, AND TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS: KIM, Jonathan1, SPRINGSTON, George E.2, and GALE, Marjorie H.1, (1) Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420, jon.kim@state.vt.us, (2) Department of Geology and Environmental Science, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, VT 05663
34-2020ONEIDA #3 ACID MINE DRAINAGE (AMD) TREATMENT FACILITY (LUZERNE COUNTY, PA): EFFICACY OF TREATMENT ON pH, ALUMINUM, AND ALKALINITY DURING LOW MINE DISCHARGE: MERIESKI, Ross G., Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, rgm96542@huskies.bloomu.edu, VENN, Cynthia, Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, and HALLEN, Christopher P., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
34-2121GEOCHEMICAL AND SULFUR ISOTOPE ANALYSIS OF TACONIC SLATES: IMPLICATIONS FOR ARSENIC SOURCE AND MOBILITY IN A BEDROCK AQUIFER SYSTEM: THOMPSON, Ali1, RYAN, Peter C.1, HATTORI, Kéiko H.2, and KIM, Jonathan3, (1) Geology Department, Middlebury College, 276 Bicentennial Way, Middlebury, VT 05753, aethomps@middlebury.edu, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada, (3) Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420
34-2222PREPARING FOR MARCELLUS DRILLING: 1. EXISTING WATER QUALITY AT MUD LAKE AND ADJACENT WETLAND, CRYSTAL LAKE CAMPS, LYCOMING/SULLIVAN COUNTY, PA: KALDON, Laura G., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, lgk36338@huskies.bloomu.edu, VENN, Cynthia, Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, and HALLEN, Christopher P., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
34-2323PREPARING FOR MARCELLUS DRILLING: 2. CRYSTAL LAKE WATER CHEMISTRY ASSESSMENT, CRYSTAL LAKE CAMPS, LYCOMING/SULLIVAN COUNTY, PA: CHAMURIS, Elizabeth C., Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, ecc98496@huskies.bloomu.edu, VENN, Cynthia, Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, and HALLEN, Christopher P., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
34-2424PREPARING FOR MARCELLUS DRILLING: 3. WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT FOR BEAR CREEK AND WILD RICE LAKE, CRYSTAL LAKE CAMPS, LYCOMING/SULLIVAN COUNTY, PA: YAMRICH, Jaclyn M., Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, jmy10476@huskies.bloomu.edu, VENN, Cynthia, Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, and HALLEN, Christopher P., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
34-2525GEOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF GROUNDWATER QUALITY IN THE FRACTURED BEDROCK AQUIFER OF THE TOWN OF CRAFTSBURY, NE VERMONT: BROOKS, Erik1, KIM, Jonathan2, and RYAN, Peter C.1, (1) Geology Department, Middlebury College, 276 Bicentennial Way, Middlebury, VT 05753, ebrooks@middlebury.edu, (2) Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420
34-26Paper Withdrawn
34-2727AN INTRODUCTION TO STABILIZATION WEDGES: CAMPUS STORMWATER BASINS AS CARBON SINKS: HARTSHORN, Tony, Department of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, 7105A Memorial Hall, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, soildoc@gmail.com
34-2828IMPLICATIONS OF THE USE OF SOIL TEXTURE IN ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION AS PART OF THE NORTHWEST INDIANA RESTORATION MONITORING INITIATIVE (NIRMI): ARGYILAN, Erin P., Dept. of Geosciences, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 W. Broadway, 236 Marram Hall, Gary, IN 46408 and HENDERLONG, Peter J., Dept. of Geosciences, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 W. Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, phenderl@umail.iu.edu

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