Northeastern (46th Annual) and North-Central (45th Annual) Joint Meeting (20–22 March 2011)
Session No. 38 Monday, 21 March 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Omni William Penn Hotel: Grand Ballroom/Urban Room

T33. Undergraduate Research III (Posters) (Council on Undergraduate Research–Geosciences Division)

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM
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38-152LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF MENTAL ROTATION ABILITY AMONG STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: DUDEK, Richard E. II, Geology and Meteorology, Central Michigan University, Brooks Hall 314, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, dudek1re@cmich.edu and FEIG, Anthony D., Department of Geology and Meteorology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
38-253EDUCATIONAL BROCHURE ON THE GEOLOGY OF NELSON- KENNEDY LEDGES STATE PARK, OHIO: VINECOURT, Jill R.1, DAWAHER, Aziza1, and HACKER, David B.2, (1) Kent, OH 44242, jvineco3@kent.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242
38-354PALEOSEDIMENTARY ENVIRONMENT AND PALEOCLIMATE CONDITIONS REVEALED BY HOLOCENE SEDIMENTS FROM NEAR LAKE HOVSGOL, NORTHERN MONGOLIA: TADDEI, Kristin, Earth & Environment, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17604, kristin.taddei@fandm.edu, CHARLES, Daena, Geology, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308, CROSS, Mellisa, Geology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346, DEWET, Andrew P., Earth & Environment, Franklin & Marshall College, PO Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604-3003, WEGMANN, Karl, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695, FRANKEL, Kurt L., School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332, and WILLIAMS, Christopher J., Earth and Environment, Franklin and Marshall College, 415 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
38-455DEVELOPING A LACUSTRINE-BASED, HIGH-RESOLUTION NEOGLACIAL CHRONOLOGY FOR SIYEH GLACIER USING A SEDIMENT CORE FROM CRACKER LAKE, GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, MONTANA, USA: CROCKER, Thomas A. and MUNROE, Jeffrey S., Geology Department, Middlebury College, Bicentennial Hall, Middlebury, VT 05753, tacrocke@middlebury.edu
38-556A MULTI-PROXY INVESTIGATION OF THE WHITECROW GLACIER USING A SEDIMENT CORE FROM COSLEY LAKE IN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, MONTANA: RAHLSON, Lukas E. and MUNROE, Jeffrey S., Geology Department, Middlebury College, Bicentennial Hall, Middlebury, VT 05753, lrahlson@middlebury.edu
38-657HARRISON GLACIER THROUGH THE HOLOCENE: A MULTI-PROXY LAKE SEDIMENT STUDY IN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK: GIESCHE, Alena M. and MUNROE, Jeffrey S., Geology Department, Middlebury College, Bicentennial Hall, Middlebury, VT 05753, agiesche@middlebury.edu
38-758A NEW ANALYSIS OF RAMPED TEMPERATURE PYROLYSIS METHODS AS THEY APPLY TO ANTARCTIC SEDIMENT CHRONOLOGY, RADIOCARBON DATING, AND PALEOENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION: SANTORO, Jennifer A., Dept. of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323, jsantoro@hamilton.edu, GUNTER, Madeleine A., Geosciences Department, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323, ROSENHEIM, B.E., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, Blessey 210, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, and DOMACK, Eugene W., Department of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323
38-859A PRELIMINARY GROUND PENETRATING RADAR SURVEY EXAMINING THE GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF PRESQUE ISLE, PENNSYLVANIA: PRICE, Susan G.1, ROBERTSON, Zachary J.1, BALDWIN, Adam1, and STRAFFIN, Eric C.2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Edinboro University of Pennyslvania, Edinboro, PA 16444, sp081903@scots.edinboro.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA 16444
38-960MAPPING SARATOGA SPRINGS SURFICIAL GEOLGY: GLACIAL LAKES, RIVERS, AND A BURIED VALLEY: BRENNER, Logan, FREDERICK, Logan, LIU-SONTAG, Nicholas, LOEHR, Caroline, RODZIANKO, Anastasia, SCHWARTZ, Valerie, and BIRD, Brian, Department of Geosciences, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, vschwart@skidmore.edu
38-1061ANALYSIS OF SUBGLACIAL MELTWATER EROSION IN THE HUDSON VALLEY, NEW YORK: LANDIS, Samuel T., Department of Earth and Oceanographic Science, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011, slandis@bowdoin.edu
38-1162LATE PLEISTOCENE AND HOLOCENE STREAM TERRACES OF THE DELAWARE RIVER, NEAR EASTON, PA, MAPPED WITH LIDAR DATA: MEDFORD, Aaron Kirk, Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Lafayette College, Lafayette College Box 9352, 111 Quad Dr, Easton, PA 18042, medforda@lafayette.edu, GERMANOSKI, Dru, Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, WITTE, Ron, New Jersey Geological Survey, Trenton, NJ 08625, and WILSON, John R., Geology & Environmental Geosciences, Lafayette College, Van Wickle Hall, Easton, PA 18042
38-1263ON A BIMODAL GEOMORPHIC AGE OF STREAM MORPHOLOGY IN THE GLENSHAW QUADRANGLE, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: KLUG, Eric R., 2740 Warrendale-Bayne Rd, Sewickley, PA 15143, e.klug9525@gmail.com, BURKHART, Patrick, Geography, Geology, and Environment, Slippery Rock University, 335 ATS, Slippery Rock, PA 16057, SCHIAPPA, Tamra A., Department of Geography, Geology and the Environment, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA 16057, and LIVINGSTON, Jack, Geography, Geology and the Environment, Slippery Rock Univ, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
38-1364THE PROCESS OF LANDFORM DENUDATION AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE EROSION PATTERN OBSERVED IN THE GUERNSEY COUNTY, OHIO: COOK, John and PIPER, Andrew, Geology, Muskingum University, 163 Stormont St, New Concord, OH 43762, jcook@muskingum.edu
38-1465X-RAY DIFFRACTION ANALYSIS OF WEATHERING PATTERNS IN HIGH-ELEVATION GLACIAL, PERIGLACIAL, AND EOLIAN SEDIMENTS IN NORTHERN NEVADA AND UTAH: ROSENBERG, Braden, BIGL, Matthew F., MUNROE, Jeffrey S., and RYAN, Peter C., Middlebury College, Geology Department, 276 Bicentennial Way, Middlebury, VT 05753, brosenbe@middlebury.edu
38-1566MICRO-STRUCTURAL RESEARCH FOR HEART MOUNTAIN MOVEMENT IN THE MADISON, DINWOODY, AND CHUGWATER FORMATIONS, NORTHWESTERN WYOMING: SLAKER, Adam James, Geology/Geography, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL 61201, adam-slaker@augustana.edu and STRASSER, J.C., Geology, Augustana College, 639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201
38-1667AN ANALYSIS OF TWO LATE PALEOZOIC SANDSTONES OF THE PARANÁ BASIN IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL: PAULS, Kathryn N., Geology Department, Augustana College, 639 38th St #1716, Rock Island, IL 61202, kathryn-pauls@augustana.edu, ROCHA-CAMPOS, A.C., Instituto des Geosciências, Universidade de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, 05450-001, Brazil, and COTTER, James F.P., Geology Discipline, University of Minnesota, Morris, 600 East 4th Street, Morris, MN 56267
38-1768SANDSTONE PETROGRAPHY OF THE PENNSYLVANIAN CUMBERLAND GROUP, CUMBERLAND BASIN, NOVA SCOTIA: BREWER, Amanda, Department of Geology, State University of New York, College at Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont ave, Potsdam, NY 13676, breweral192@potsdam.edu, RYGEL, Michael C., Geology, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, NY 13676, and BADGER, Robert L., Department of Geology, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, NY 13676
38-1869FLOODPLAIN PALEOSOLS IN THE UPPER CRETACEOUS WAHWEAP FORMATION, KAIPAROWITS BASIN, SOUTHERN UTAH: BOLING, Kenneth S.1, WIZEVICH, Michael C.1, SIMPSON, Edward2, and STEULLET, Alex1, (1) Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 06050, bolingkes@ccsu.edu, (2) Physical Sciences, Kutztown Univ, Kutztown, PA 19530
38-1970SEDIMENTARY RECORDS OF RURAL LAND USE CHANGE NEAR ASHFORD, CT: LANGEVIN, Toni N., Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226, langevint@my.easternct.edu and HYATT, James A., Environmental Earth Science Department, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
38-2071SEDIMENTOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF LITHOFACIES ASSOCIATED WITH COAL SEAMS OF THE LINTON AND PETERSBURG FORMATIONS (PENNSYLVANIAN) IN VANDERBURGH COUNTY, INDIANA: IMPLICATIONS FOR COAL FORMATION AND ORIGINS OF COAL-BED METHANE: BROACH, Clinton and ELLIOTT, William S. Jr, Geology & Physics, University of Southern Indiana, 8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN 47712, clenton7@hotmail.com
38-2172DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF THE NORTHEAST SHALE MEMBER ALONG FOUR MILE CREEK, ERIE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: COPELAND, Kimberly, Department of Geosciences, Edinboro University of PA, Edinboro, PA 16444, kc093138@scots.edinboro.edu and STRAFFIN, Eric C., Department of Geosciences, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA 16444
38-2273SEDIMENT AND WATER ANALYSIS OF A VEGETATION POND IN A PASSIVE WETLAND AMD TREATMENT SYSTEM: MOTTER, Matthew A., 92 Clearfield Street, Elizabethville, PA 17023, mot4358@calu.edu, HORVATH-LOHR, Lisa M., Earth Science, California University of Pennsylvania, 250 University Avenue, California, PA 15419, WINTER, Jay, Department of Environmental Protection, California University of Pennsylvania, 25 Technology Drive, Coal Center, PA 15423, and FREDRICK, Kyle C., Earth Sciences, California University of Pennsylvania, 250 University Avenue, Campus Box 55, California, PA 15419
38-2374FRACTURES, VEINS AND FLUID MIGRATION GENERATION IN THE UTICA SHALE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR TRENTON-BLACK RIVER HYDROTHERMAL DOLOMITE RESERVOIRS, NORTHERN APPALACHIAN BASIN, NEW YORK: COLBORNE, Jacqueline, MICHAELS, Julian, and SELLECK, Bruce, Department of Geology, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, jcolborne@students.colgate.edu
38-2475THE VALLEY AND RIDGE TO BLUE RIDGE PROVINCE TRANSITION NEAR LURAY, VIRGINIA: GEOLOGIC MAP & CATACLASTIC BRECCIAS: DRUMMOND, Jesse and WHITMEYER, Steven, Geology & Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, drummojx@dukes.jmu.edu
38-2576DETERMINING THE TECTONIC HISTORY OF THE MARCELLUS FORMATION THROUGH ANALYSIS OF FRACTURE POPULATIONS: BAKER, Elizabeth P.1, WALSH, Talor B.1, and MITRA, Gautam2, (1) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 227 Hutchison Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, ebaker3@u.rochester.edu, (2) Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 208A Hutchison Hall, Rochester, NY 14627
38-2677A SURVEY OF MICROSTRUCTURES ACROSS A MAJOR LITHOTECTONIC BOUNDARY IN THE TOWN OF CRAFTSBURY, NORTHERN VERMONT: MCMILLAN, Maggie, Dept of Geology, University of Vermont, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, mmcmilla@uvm.edu, KIM, Jonathan, Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420, and KLEPEIS, Keith, Geology, University of Vermont, Trinity Campus, Delehanty Hall, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405
38-2778VEIN STRUCTURES AND FAULTS IN CORE SAMPLES FROM NantroSeize EXPEDITION 315, SITES C0001 AND C0002: HARDING, Matthew Ryan and LEWIS, Jonathan C., Geoscience Department, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 302 East Walk, Walsh Hall, Rm 111, Indiana, PA 15705, M.R.Harding@iup.edu
38-2879ANCESTRY OF THE LEGS LAKE SHEAR ZONE, SASKATCHEWAN: EVIDENCE FOR MULTIPLE STAGES OF TECTONISM IN THE SNOWBIRD TECTONIC ZONE: PLESS, Claire R.1, WILLIAMS, Michael L.1, SEAMAN, Sheila J.1, KOTEAS, G. Christopher1, and JERCINOVIC, Michael2, (1) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, cpless@student.umass.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003
38-2980PALEOSTRESS ANALYSIS OF MESOZOIC RIFTING, GREAT GULF, NEW HAMPSHIRE: KINDLEY, Carter A., Geology, Bates College, 44 Campus Ave, Lewiston, ME 04240, ckindley@bates.edu and EUSDEN, J. Dykstra Jr, Geology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 04240
38-3081STRUCTURAL AND STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONSHIPS NEAR THE MARTINSBURG-SHAWANGUNK CONTACT: MURPHY, Sean W., MALINCONICO, Lawrence L., and SUNDERLIN, David, Geology & Environmental Geosciences, Lafayette College, Van Wickle Hall, Easton, PA 18042, murphys@lafayette.edu
38-3182DEFORMATION FABRIC AND WHOLE ROCK CHEMICAL ANALYSES OF SHEARED GRANITIC ROCKS FROM MOUNTAIN, WISCONSIN: SAYLOR, Brittany J.1, STENCIL, Jonathan C.1, DEVASTO, Michael, A.2, and BHATTACHARYYA, Prajukti1, (1) Geography and Geology, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 120 Upham Hall, 800 Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190, SaylorBJ07@uww.edu, (2) Geosciences, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201

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