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Sunday, 4 November 2012

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

COMPARING ZIRCON CRYSTALLIZATION AGES BETWEEN VOLCANIC ASH IN MAYA CERAMICS AND TIERRA BLANCA JOVEN PUMICE (ILOPANGO VOLCANO, CENTRAL AMERICAN VOLCANIC ARC)
    Coffey, Kevin T.; Schmitt, Axel K.; Ford, Anabel; Spera, Frank J.

INFLUENCE OF ABIOTIC AND BIOTIC PROCESSES ON THE MOBILIZATION OF ARSENIC IN GROUNDWATER OF THE OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA
    Enriquez, Hersy Joy; Mladenov, Natalie; Wolski, Piotr; Hettiarachchi, Ganga; McKnight, Diane M.; Ebert, Jessica; Huntsman-Mapila, Philippa; Murray-Hudson, Michael; Masamba, Wellington; Damaraju, Siva

A PLIO-PLEISTOCENE RECORD OF LACUSTRINE OSTRACODES FROM BUTTE VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: FAUNAL RESPONSES TO TECTONIC AND CLIMATIC CHANGE
    Mathias, Frank Furlong Jr; Smith, Alison J.

IMPLICATIONS OF LATE MIOCENE VOLCANISM FOR CLOSING THE PANAMANIAN SEAWAY
    Moreno, J.F; Foster, David A.; Montes, Camilo; Rooney, Tyrone; Jaramillo, Carlos

SHOALING OF THE CENTRAL AMERICAN SEAWAY : SIMULATING CLIMATE AND EPSILON-NEODYMIUM RESPONSE
    Sepulchre, Pierre; Dutay, Jean-Claude; Arsouze, Thomas; Jaramillo, Carlos; Montes, Camilo; Donnadieu, Yannick

MAGMATICALLY INDUCED DIAPIRIC RISE OF THE ALBION-RAFT RIVER-GROUSE CREEK METAMORPHIC CORE COMPLEX
    Konstantinou, Alexandros; Strickland, Ariel; Miller, Elizabeth L.

MONITORING INFILTRATION AND RECHARGE OF PLAYA LAKES IN THE TEXAS SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS
    Weinberg, Andrew; Llado, Leslie; Gitz, Dennis

MONITORING TIME-LAPSE CHANGES IN SOIL MOISTURE DURING ARTIFICIAL INFILTRATION WITH GEOPHYSICAL METHODS
    Lichtner, Derek; Nyquist, Jonathan; Toran, Laura; Guo, Li; Lin, Henry

OXYGEN STABLE ISOTOPES AND CHLORIDE CONCENTRATION IN THE SURFACE WATERS OF TAYLOR VALLEY LAKES, ANTARCTICA, DURING THE PAST 40 YEARS
    Brown, Julie M.; Lyons, W. Berry; Welch, Kathleen A.; Doran, Peter; Dowling, Carolyn B.; McKnight, Diane M.; Priscu, John C.

REMOVING STREAMS FROM THE LANDSCAPE: COUNTING THE BURIED STREAMS BENEATH URBAN LANDSCAPES
    Galster, Joshua C.; Asaolu, Omoniyi

TEMPORAL CHANGES IN ORIGINATION AND SAMPLING PROBABILITIES OF CARNIVORES
    Liow, Lee Hsiang

"WATER IS FOR FIGHTING OVER": WATER AND THE CALIFORNIA DELTA AS A THEME FOR A CAPSTONE SEMINAR
    Fox, Lydia K.

AGE OF THE EARTH: DEEP TIME, MASS EXTINCTIONS AND RADIOMETRIC DECAY
    Furman, Tanya

A TRAVERSE THROUGH HESPERIAN RIDGED PLAINS ON MARS: EXTENDING THE WORK OF RON GREELEY IN GUSEV CRATER
    Ruff, Steven W.; Hamilton, Victoria E.

9:00 AM-6:30 PM

DELINEATION OF GROUNDWATER POTENTIAL ZONES AND ZONES OF GROUNDWATER QUALITY SUITABLE FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES USING REMOTE SENSING AND GIS TECHNIQUES
    El Moulat, Meryem; Fekri, Ahmed; Fryar, Alan E.; Milewski, Adam; Gloaguen, Richard

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRYING IN THE PROVINCE OF SIDI BENNOUR (DOUKKALA, MOROCCO)
    Tifratine, Salma; Amraoui, Fouad; Remmal, Toufik

SMALL-SCALE FOLDING RELATED TO DETACHMENT TECTONICS - NORTHERN SNAKE RANGE, NV
    Watkins, W. David; Hudleston, Peter

60 MILLION YEARS OF MAGMATISM AND DEEP-CRUSTAL FLOW: DOES THE RUBY-EAST HUMBOLDT CORE COMPLEX PRESERVE THE “ROOF-ZONE” OF A DEEP-CRUSTAL CHANNEL BENEATH THE NEVADAPLANO?
    McGrew, Allen J.

ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING DURING A COMPLEX, MULTI-YEAR, MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PROJECT: A MODEL FROM TRINITY UNIVERSITY
    Surpless, Benjamin; Bushey, Michelle

REAL-TIME ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT PROGRESS IN THE LAB: THE ISOSTASY MODEL EXAMPLE
    Lyons, Nathan J.; Ryker, Katherine; McConnell, David

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING GPR TO MONITOR CHANGES IN SOIL WATER CONTENT IN CLAYEY FLOODPLAIN SOILS DUE TO RAIN EVENTS BEFORE STREAM MODIFICATIONS
    Algeo, Jonathan T.

UNKNOWN ACTIVE FAULT REVEALED BY MODERATE EARTHQUAKES AND AFTERSHOCKS NNE OF KARABURUN, WEST OF CITY OF IZMIR, TURKEY
    Cakir, Recep; Alexander, Shelton S.

BOREHOLE FLOW CHARACTERIZATION USING DTS TO MONITOR DISCRETE IN-WELL HEAT TRACER TESTS
    Sellwood, Stephen M.; Hart, David J.; Bahr, Jean M.

FREQUENCY OF CONCENTRATED FLOW THROUGH AGRICULTURAL RIPARIAN BUFFERS IN THE VIRGINIA COASTAL PLAIN AND PIEDMONT
    Young, Sarah E.; Funkhouser, Lyndsey K.; Hancock, Gregory

PREVENTING COLUMBIA/POTOMAC FORMATION AQUIFER CROSS-CONTAMINATION IN THE DECOMMISSIONING OF AN IN-GROUND FROZEN EARTH PROPANE STORAGE FACILITY, DELAWARE CITY REFINERY, DELAWARE
    Smith, Chad A.; Jengo, John W.

FAUNAL ANALYSIS OF MID-PIACENZIAN INTERVAL OF ODP SITE 1208 FOR PLIOCENE MODEL INTERCOMPARISON PROJECT, PHASE 2
    Naghdi, Naseem; Dowsett, Harry J.

THE INFLUENCE OF WESTERN INTERIOR SEAWAY ISOTOPIC COMPOSITION ON PALEOELEVATION ESTIMATES FOR CAMPANIAN WESTERN NORTH AMERICA
    Sewall, Jacob; Fricke, Henry

PRELIMINARY REPORT ON MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF POSSIBLE MAMMAL BURROWS IN THE SALT WASH MEMBER OF THE UPPER JURASSIC MORRISON FORMATION, SOUTHEASTERN UTAH
    Raisanen, Derek C.W.; Hasiotis, Stephen T.

WHERE THE BAYS ARE: A TEMPORAL TALE OF CAROLINA BAY GEOMORPHOLOGY AS TOLD IN LIDAR BY THE WANDO AND SOCASTEE TERRACES
    Davias, Michael

ASSESSING THE LOWER KENTUCKY RIVER PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY IN 2050: WHEN AN UNDERGRADUATE CLASS PROJECT RETURNS REAL INFORMATION
    Bowersox, J. Richard; Skees, Catherine F.; Baker, Trivette M.; Fasano, Jacqueline M.; Ferguson, Dayna L.; Randolph, Danielle E.

MICROANALYSIS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM - INTEGRATING ELECTRON MICROPROBE AND MICRO-XRF INSTRUMENTS INTO UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING AND RESEARCH
    Kuehn, Stephen C.; Allen, Joseph L.

THE TOPOGRAPHIC SAND BOX, A TOOL FOR IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING AND VISUALIZATION OF TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS
    Kuehn, Stephen C.

UPPER ORDOVICIAN ROCKS IN THE VICINITY OF MAYSVILLE, KENTUCKY: A FIELD TEACHING LABORATORY FOR HISTORICAL GEOLOGY STUDENTS
    Crisp, Edward L.; Stone, Dwayne D.

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

DIFFERENTIATION OF ERIONITE FROM OTHER FIBROUS ZEOLITES BY CENTRAL STOP DISPERSION STAINING: A PRELIMINARY PLM INVESTIGATION
    Solebello, Louis; Tomaino, Gary

MINERALOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF TALC ORE AND COMMERCIAL TALC PRODUCTS FROM THE GOUVERNEUR MINING DISTRICT, NEW YORK: ORIGINS OF ASBESTIFORM TALC
    McNamee, Brittani; Gunter, Mickey E.; Lalonde, André E.; Rowe, Michael C.

GO EAST YOUNG MAN: TRENDS IN THE OHIO UTICA SHALE
    Harrington, Jake

PORE STRUCTURE AND GAS RECOVERY IN BARNETT SHALE
    Hu, Qinhong; Peng, Sheng; Gao, Zhiye; Ewing, Robert P.

A GEOCHEMICAL AND HYDROLOGIC ASSESSMENT OF COAL MINE DRAINAGE IN GLACIATED EASTERN OHIO
    Aaron, Gregory L.; Griffith, E.M.; Hacker, David B.

THE IMPACT OF QUATERNARY SEDIMENTATION PROCESSES ON HYDROGEOLOGIC SYSTEMS IN THE MAURICIE REGION, QUEBEC, CANADA
    Leblanc, Yves; Parent, Michel; Légaré, Guillaume; Campeau, Stéphane; Pugin, André

SUBMARINE GROUNDWATER DISCHARGE OF PHOSPHORUS AND IRON FROM CARBONATE COASTLINES UNDER RISING SEA LEVELS, YUCATAN PENINSULA, MEXICO
    Monroy-Rios, Emiliano; Beddows, Patricia A.

INFORMATIVE COMPUTER ADAPTIVE TESTING (ICAT): A STRATEGY FOR REDUCING THE NEED FOR STANDARD LECTURES
    Fountain, John C.

LEARNER-DIRECTED LEARNING IN ONLINE GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION
    Metlay, Suzanne T.

THE ROLE OF KARST IN BAHAMIAN GEOLOGY
    Mylroie, John E.; Mylroie, Joan R.

Monday, 5 November 2012

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

SCALING RIPARIAN BUFFER CAPACITY OF NITROGEN: A SYNTHESIS OF NUMERICAL EXPERIMENTS
    Gu, Chuanhui

A STANDARDIZED PROTOCOL TO TEST OBLIQUE TRANSPRESSION MODELS IN HETEROGENEOUS HIGH-STRAIN ZONES (THE TORCAL DE ANTEQUERA MASSIF, SOUTHERN SPAIN)
    Diaz-Azpiroz, Manuel; Barcos, Leticia; Balanya, Juan Carlos; Fernandez, Carlos; Exposito, Inmaculada; Czeck, Dyanna M.

A HYDROLOGIC MODEL FOR WATER LEVELS IN THE MAYA RESERVOIRS OF CENTRAL TIKAL
    Florea, Lee J.; Weaver, Eric

ENGAGING NOVICE EARTH SCIENCE LEARNERS IN EARTHSCOPE SCIENCE
    Butler, Robert F.; Granshaw, Frank D.; Groom, Roger; Hedeen, Chris; Johnson, Jenda; Magura, Bonnie; Pratt-Sitaula, Beth; Thompson, Denise; Whitman, Jill

PURPOSEFUL INTEGRATION OF CASE STUDIES AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES IN INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSES
    Colosimo, Amanda

STIMULATING INTEREST OF NON-SCIENCE MAJORS WITH COURSE ACTIVITIES THAT ARE RELEVANT TO THEIR OWN SURROUNDINGS AND LIVES
    Nagy-Shadman, Elizabeth

HYDROXYLATION-INDUCED SURFACE STABILITY OF ANO2 (AN = U, NP, PU) FROM FIRST-PRINCIPLES
    Rak, Zsolt; Ewing, Rodney C.; Becker, Udo

SORPTION OF URANIUM(VI) TO GRAPHITE UNDER POTENTIAL NUCLEAR REPOSITORY CONDITIONS
    Cerefice, Gary S.; Schmidt, Gregory H.; Keith, Corey

THE MARS SCIENCE LABORATORY ROVER CURIOSITY'S GALE CRATER FIELD SITE IN CONTEXT
    Edgett, Kenneth S.

UNUSUAL STABILITY OF NANO-CRYSTALS IN GEOMATERIALS
    Wirth, R.

APPLICATIONS OF RAMAN MICROSPECTROSCOPY TO FLUID INCLUSION PHASE IDENTIFICATION
    Mamedov, Sergey; Darling, Robert S.

GEOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF PLIOCENE AND MIOCENE OUTCROPS IN THE GEORGIA BIGHT, GRAY'S REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
    Garrison, Ervan; Cook Hale, Jessica; Cameron, Christopher; Smith, Erin

TECTONIC CONTROLS ON THE CAPTURE OF THE ORINOCO RIVER AND FORMATION OF THE CASIQUIARE CANAL, VENEZUELA
    Grohmann, Carlos Henrique; Riccomini, Claudio; Sawakuchi, André Oliveira

EOGENETIC KARST AQUIFERS AFTER A DECADE OF INVESTIGATION
    Florea, Lee J.

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

NEW FRESHWATER MOLLUSCS FROM THE PANAMA CANAL MIOCENE CUCARACHA FORMATION AND PALEOENVIRONMENTAL RECONSTRUCTION IMPLICATIONS
    Martin, Jeffrey M.; Riegel, Hannah B.; Zamora, Hector A.; Carr, Jason R.; Wood, Aaron R.

A GEOLOGIC UNIT SCHEME FOR REGIONAL GEOLOGIC MAP INTEGRATION
    Richard, Stephen M.

A NEW GEOLOGIC MAP OF GREATER PAGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA: COMPILED AND DIGITIZED USING ARCGIS
    Patterson, Catherine R.; Whitmeyer, Steven J.

PREDICTION OF POTENTIAL AREAS OF SINKHOLE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA USING MULTIPLE REGRESSION ANALYSIS
    Letsinger, Sally L.; Olyphant, Greg A.

INTERACTIONS BETWEEN GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATER AT A MID-UPPER REACH OF THE YADKIN RIVER AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS IN NUTRIENTS LOADING TO THE RIVER FROM RESIDUALS LAND APPLICATION FIELDS
    Wang, Shuying; Moore, Angela M.; Gu, Chuanhui

DETRITAL ZIRCON GEOCHRONOLOGY ACROSS THE CHOPAWAMSIC FAULT, WESTERN PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA, AND ITS BEARING ON EARLY PALEOZOIC TECTONIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS
    Hughes, K. Stephen; Hibbard, James; Pollock, Jeff

PSEUDOTACHYLITE BRECCIA OF THE MUSGRAVE PROVINCE, AUSTRALIA
    Connelly, Daniel

APPROACH TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM FOR MAPPING SEAFLOOR ENVIRONMENTS OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND, BAHAMAS
    Jackson, Kathryn L.

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF WATERSHED EROSION, RESERVOIR SEDIMENTATION AND SEDIMENT TRACE METALS IN TWO VIRGINIA LAKES
    Clark, Elyse V.; Odhiambo, Ben K.

EVIDENCE FOR A TWO-STAGE ERUPTION AT TRIMBLE KNOB, AN EOCENE VOLCANIC PLUG IN HIGHLAND COUNTY, VA
    Guzman, Derek; Johnson, Elizabeth A.

GRAVITY AND MAGNETIC ANALYSIS OF THE ST. FRANCOIS MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
    Larson, Mark; Bertalott, Johnny R.; Mickus, Kevin

SOIL COMPACTION AT BONNAROO MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL, MANCHESTER, TN
    LeDoux, St. Thomas Majeau

SPATIAL AND ISOTOPIC ANALYSIS OF SOIL EROSION AND SEDIMENT FLUXES IN THREE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER TRIBUTARIES, STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA
    Clark, Robert; Odhiambo, Ben K.

SPATIAL COMPETITION BETWEEN ORGANISMS OF DIFFERENT GROWTH FORMS
    Kwon, Sung-Wook; Choh, Suk-Joo; Lee, Dong-Jin

TAPHONOMIC ANALYSIS OF A LATE CRETACEOUS OYSTER BED AT THE TOP OF THE MOUNT LAUREL FORMATION IN MONMOUTH COUNTY NEW JERSEY: LONG TERM HIATAL CONCENTRATION, STORM DEPOSIT OR TSUNAMI?
    Kopun, Jeanne; Castro, Carolina; Garb, Matthew P.; Larina, Ekaterina; Remin, Zbyszek

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

INVESTIGATING GEOLOGIC STRUCTURE AND EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS IN THE NORTHERN SALTON TROUGH, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USING DATA FROM THE SALTON SEISMIC IMAGING PROJECT (SSIP)
    Fuis, Gary S.; Hole, John A.; Stock, Joann M.; Driscoll, Neal W.; Kent, Graham; Goldman, Mark R.; Rose, Elizabeth J.; Catchings, Rufus D.; Rymer, Michael J.; Langenheim, Victoria E.

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES AND THE NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS
    Wysession, Michael E.; Colson, Mary; Duschl, Richard Alan; Huff, Kenneth; Lopez, Ramon; Messina, Paula; Speranza, Paul; Childress, Jennifer; Matthews, Teresa

TEACHING COLLEGE GEOLOGY IN HIGH SCHOOL: THE CONCURRENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF DUAL CREDIT PROGRAMS TO DEPARTMENTS OF GEOLOGY
    Drummond, Carl

THE LEGACY AND EFFICACY OF THE CIMSS STUDENT WORKSHOP
    Mooney, Margaret; Emerson, Norlene; Wade, Gary S.; Rowley, Patrick; Ackerman, Steve

THE WILDERNESS RESEARCH FOUNDATION MODEL TO BRING SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES FROM PRIVATELY-SUPPORTED FIELD EXPEDITIONS INTO THE CLASSROOM
    Passow, Michael J.

A CRETACEOUS CHRONOSTRATIGRAPHIC DATABASE: CONSTRUCTION AND APPLICATIONS
    Scott, Robert W.

TESTING THE QUALITY OF THE FOSSIL RECORD THROUGH GEOLOGICAL TIME
    Dunhill, Alexander M.

THE PRE-2004 TSUNAMIS IN THE BAY OF BENGAL INFERRED FROM GEOLOGIC EVIDENCE IN THE ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS AND SOUTHERN INDIA
    Rajendran, C. P.; Rajendran, Kusala; Andrade, Vanessa

EFFECT OF COMMON ORGANIC CONTAMINANTS ON HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY OF AQUIFER SAND
    Saud, Qays Jasim Sr; Hasan, Syed E.

LOW PORE CONNECTIVITY IN BARNETT SHALE
    Hu, Qinhong; Gao, Zhiye; Peng, Sheng; Ewing, Robert P.

TEACHING GEN ED COURSES TO MOTIVATE AND INFORM FUTURE DECISION MAKERS
    Treworgy, Janis D.

THE AMS EDUCATION PROGRAM: RAISING THE SCIENTIFIC LITERACY OF ALL STUDENTS
    Brey, James A.; Geer, Ira W.; Moran, Joseph M.; Mills, Elizabeth W.; Nugnes, Kira A.

CHANGES IN OSTRACOD ASSEMBLAGES AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERPRETATIONS OF RECENT LAKE-LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS IN FERGUSON'S GULF, LAKE TURKANA, KENYA
    Beck, Catherine C.; Feibel, Craig S.

MUDDY WATERS: PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTIONS IN A HOLOCENE LACUSTRINE DELTA
    Hasbargen, Leslie; Geiss, Christoph E.

FUNCTIONAL ROLES OF SILICEOUS SPONGE IN EARLY ORDOVICIAN PATCH REEFS
    Hong, Jongsun; Choh, Suk-Joo; Lee, Dong-Jin

PHYTOLITH RECORD OF DEEP-TIME VEGETATION DYNAMICS: LATE-MIDDLE MIOCENE OF VASA PARK, WASHINGTON
    Jijina, Anthony P.; Stromberg, Caroline A.E.; Dillhoff, Richard; Dillhoff, Thomas

THOMAS R. WORSLEY AND THE SUPERCONTINENT CYCLE
    Nance, R. Damian; Murphy, J. Brendan

EMPLOYING GIS TO INVESTIGATE KARST REGIONS: A QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT
    Peterson, Eric W.; Jacoby, Brianne; Dogwiler, Toby

SPELEOTHEM MICROMORPHOLOGY IMPROVES INTERPRETATIONS OF FLOODPLAIN PALEOCLIMATE RECORDS AND ENHANCES INTERPRETATIONS OF THE TIMING AND STRUCTURE OF THE MID-HOLOCENE WARM PERIOD
    Driese, Steven G.; Li, Zheng-Hua; Cheng, Hai; Stinchcomb, Gary E.; Kocis, James J.; Horn, Sally P.; Boehm, Mathew S.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

EXTRAORDINARY DISTANCE LIMITS OF LANDSLIDES TRIGGERED BY THE 2011 VIRGINIA EARTHQUAKE
    Jibson, Randall W.; Harp, Edwin L.

RELICT PALEOZOIC FAULTS IN THE EPICENTRAL AREA OF THE AUGUST 23, 2011 VIRGINIA EARTHQUAKE: ASSESSING POTENTIAL SOURCES OF REACTIVATION WITH FIELD OBSERVATIONS
    Hughes, K. Stephen; Hibbard, James

EMPOWERING PRE-COLLEGE STUDENTS TO ENGAGE IN CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTIONS
    Haine, Dana

EMPOWERING PRE-COLLEGE TEACHERS TO ENHANCE THEIR CLIMATE CHANGE INSTRUCTION WITH TECHNOLOGY AND OUTDOOR LEARNING EXPERIENCES
    Haine, Dana; Yelton, Sarah

PROVENANCE IMPLICATIONS OF NEW U-PB DETRITAL ZIRCON DATA FROM CAMBRIAN PASSIVE MARGIN STRATA OF NORTHERN NEVADA
    Linde, Gwen M.; Cashman, Patricia H.; Dickinson, William R.; Trexler, James H. Jr

GEOSCIENCE CAREERS AND PUBLIC SAFETY: PART OF YOUR COMMUNITY
    Rubin, Jeffrey N.

GOING FORTH SAFELY INTO THE FIELD OF GEOLOGY
    Gordon, Howard J.

BEYOND TRADITIONAL PRINT RESOURCES: ACCESSING INFORMATION ABOUT GEOSCIENCE COLLECTIONS
    Prosser, Cynthia L.

NATIONAL GEOTHERMAL DATA SYSTEM: STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CONTRIBUTIONS TO DATE
    Allison, M. Lee; Richard, Stephen M.; Clark, Ryan; Love, Diane S.; Patten, Kimberly; Coleman, Celia; Caudill, Christy; Matti, Jordan; Pape, Esty; Musil, Leah

THE OREGON SPATIAL DATA LIBRARY IN CONTEXT
    Wirth, Andrea A.; Avery, Bonnie; Walsh, Kuuipo; Rempel, Marc

A GEOMORPHIC PROCESS-BASED APPROACH TO DELINEATE DEBRIS FLOW ACTIVITY
    Lyons, Nathan J.; Mitasova, Helena; Wegmann, Karl W.

DETRITAL ZIRCON AGE POPULATIONS AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF SELECTED LATE JURASSIC SEDIMENTARY BASINS IN THE NORTH AMERICAN CORDILLERA: LINKS BETWEEN THE KLAMATH AND CASCADE MOUNTAINS
    MacDonald, James H. Jr; Miller, Jonathan S.; Dragovich, Joe D.; Miller, Robert B.; Harper, Gregory D.

U.S. EAST COAST SEA LEVEL ACCELERATION: RECENT EVIDENCE FROM TIDE GAUGES
    Boon, John D.

ESTROGEN REDUCTION IN A COUPLED WETLAND AND GROUND WATER FLOW-THROUGH SYSTEM
    Hanna, Laura; Peterson, Eric W.

LOW NITRATE AND RAPID HYDROCHEMICAL EVOLUTION OF RIVER AND GROUNDWATER DURING 2012 DROUGHT CONDITIONS, PLATTE RIVER, NEBRASKA
    Boerner, Audrey R.; Gates, John B.

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING AND WATER RESOURCES: A TEXAS STUDY
    Nicot, Jean-Philippe

BIOGEOCHEMICAL CONTROLS ON DEGRADATION OF CHLOROBENZENES IN A WETLAND
    Lorah, Michelle M.; Walker, Charles W.; Brayton, Michael J.; Cozzarelli, Isabelle M.

WASTE-WATER IMPACTS ON GROUNDWATER: CL/BR RATIOS AND THEIR IMPLICATION FOR ARSENIC POLLUTION OF GROUNDWATER FOR 200 MILLION CONSUMERS IN THE BENGAL BASIN
    McArthur, John M.; Sikdar, P.K.; Hoque, M.A.; Ghosal, U.

VESTA – A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
    Gaffey, Michael J.

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

CHARACTERIZATION OF SOLUTE-DISCHARGE RELATIONSHIPS IN SPRINGS AND RIVERS IN EOGENETIC AND TELOGENETIC KARST AQUIFERS
    Covington, Matthew D.; Gulley, Jason

EOGENETIC KARST: A DECADE LATER
    Mylroie, John E.; Mylroie, Joan R.

ISOTOPIC EVIDENCE FROM LATE-STAGE CALCITE IN BRECCIATED HOST ROCKS FROM ABANDONED URANIUM VANADIUM DEPOSITS IN MONTANA AND WYOMING SUGGESTS A POSSIBLE HYDROTHERMAL SOURCE
    Moore-Nall, Anita L.; Lageson, David R.

SURFACE AND VADOSE IMPLICATIONS OF KARSTIFICATION IN EOGENETIC CARBONATES
    Mylroie, John E.; Jenson, John W.; Miklavic, Blaž; Taboroši, Danko

TEMPORAL SALT MARSH SEDIMENT RESPONSE TO THE DEEP WATER HORIZON BP OIL SPILL AT MARSH POINT, MS
    Guthrie, Calista L.; McNeal, Karen S.; Mishra, Deepak R.; Blakeney, Gary A.; Ghosh, Shuvankar; Downs, Christopher G.

CARBON SEQUESTRATION POTENTIAL IN SIMULATED SALINE LAKE WATERS
    Yurman, Scott N.; Deocampo, Daniel M.

EVOLUTION OF A SHALLOW HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEM IN THE SIERRA NEVADA BATHOLITH: RECORDS FROM A ZONED, LOW δ18O SKARN IN THE MINERAL KING PENDANT
    D'Errico, Megan; Lackey, Jade Star; Surpless, Benjamin; Loewy, Staci L.; Barnes, Jaime D.; Valley, John

STRUCTURE AND STABLE ISOTOPE SYSTEMATICS OF THE FARNHAM DOME, SE UTAH
    Shavers, Ethan

STUDY ON THE ENCAPSULATION TECHNOLOGY TO CONTROL THE ACID MING DRAINAGE
    Yim, Gil-Jae; Ji, Sang-woo; Cheong, Young-Wook; Seo, Eui-Young; Chae, Byung-Gon

IMPROVING THE QUANTITATIVE SKILLS OF INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY STUDENTS AT A LARGE URBAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Denton-Hedrick, Meredith Y.

THE ELLISDALE MEMBER OF THE LOWER MARSHALLTOWN FORMATION – EVIDENCE FOR A FRESHWATER TIDAL ESTUARY IN THE LATE CRETACEOUS OF CENTRAL NEW JERSEY
    Denton, Robert K. Jr; Tashjian, Paul

FACIES ARCHITECTURE AND MINERALOGY OF MIOCENE MICROBIALLY-DOMINATED CARBONATE LAKES OF THE HORSE SPRING FORMATION, SOUTHERN NEVADA
    Hickson, Thomas; Lamb, Melissa A.; de Lambert, Jane; Kennedy-Harper, Anna

INVENTORY AND INITIATION ZONE CHARACTERIZATION OF DEBRIS FLOWS ON MOUNT ST. HELENS, WASHINGTON INITIATED DURING A MAJOR STORM EVENT IN NOVEMBER, 2006
    Olson, Keith V.

A BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST FROM THE EARLY OLIGOCENE OF SOUTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO: EVIDENCE FOR VEGETATION RESPONSE TO THE EOCENE-OLIGOCENE TRANSITION
    Meyer, Herbert W.

A COMPARISON OF OVERBANK SEDIMENTATION THICKNESS AND TEXTURE DURING THE 2011 AND 1973 FLOODS IN NON-EMBANKED FLOODPLAINS ALONG THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER, USA
    Heitmuller, Franklin T.; Hudson, Paul F.; Kesel, Richard H.

EVOLUTION OF A MEANDER BEND ON THE CATAWBA RIVER NEAR CHARLOTTE, NC
    Brazell, Seth J.; Dyer, Susan; Floyd, Allyson; Hulland, Neil; Kayser, Brandt; Kwhamie, Aaron; Aldred, Jennifer L.; Wright, Sam; Bobyarchick, Andy R.; Diemer, John A.

MARTIAN LAVA TUBE CAVES AND MEGA-CAVES REVISITED
    Halliday, William R.; Bunnell, David E.; Keszthelyi, Laszlo P.; Middleton, Gregory; Wynne, J. Judson; Favre, Gerald; Okubo, Chris H.

THE VIRTUAL ARIZONA EXPERIENCE: THE LAND
    Allison, M. Lee; Davis, Rowena; Conway, Michael; Bellassai, Randi

DATING THE FIRST MILLENNIUM AD GLACIAL HISTORY OF ADAMS INLET, GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, SOUTHEAST ALASKA
    Horton, J.; Wiles, Gregory; Vargo, L.; Lawson, Daniel; Wiesenberg, N.

A WHITE LAYER AT THE K/PG BOUNDARY IN MONMOUTH COUNTY NEW JERSEY - IMPACT RELATED OR POST-DEPOSTIONAL DIAGENISIS?
    Fernandez, Michael; Garb, Matthew P.; Landman, Neil H.; Rovelli, Remy

TRACKING OIL FROM DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL IN BARATARIA BAY SEDIMENTS
    Dincer, Zeynep; Sericano, Jose L.; Marcantonio, Franco; Wade, Terry L.; Bianchi, Thomas; Kolker, Alexander S.

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

CORRELATION OF MAJOR TOPOGRAPHIC LINEAMENTS IN THE NORTH CAROLINA BLUE RIDGE WITH REGIONAL FRACTURE ZONES
    Hill, Jesse S.; Stewart, Kevin G.

THE EFFECT OF FLOW STRIPPING ON SUBMARINE LEVEE CONSTRUCTION AND STRATIGRAPHY
    Ezz, Hesham; Cantelli, Alessandro; Viparelli, Enrica; Imran, Jasim

EVALUATING PARTNERSHIPS IN CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION IN THE SOUTHEAST US
    Hammerman, James; Strawderman, Lesley

THE CLIMATE LITERACY AMBASSADORS COMMUNITY
    Mooney, Margaret; Ackerman, Steve

THE ROLE OF ETHNOGRAPHIC INTERVIEWING IN CLIMATE CHANGE EVALUATION RESEARCH: INVESTIGATING INTENDED AND UNINTENDED PROGRAM EFFECTS
    Lloro-Bidart, Teresa

ICE, COLD, ANIMALS: WHAT MUSEUM VISITORS THINK ABOUT GLACIERS
    Cronin, Kelly E.; Stricker, Beth; Kissel, Richard A.; Ross, Robert M.; Mundt, Cassie

EROSION OR ERROR: ARE BEACH PROFILES AND THE MEAN HIGH WATER SHORELINE APPROPRIATE PROXIES FOR MEASURING SUBAERIAL VOLUME CHANGE?
    Theuerkauf, Ethan J.; Rodriguez, Antonio B.

USING GEOPHYSICAL TECHNIQUES IN THE CRITICAL ZONE TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OF PERMAFROST
    Lewis, Gabriel; Leopold, Matthias; Dethier, David P.

HUMAN-BASED COMPUTATION FOR MICROFOSSIL IDENTIFICATION
    Wong, Cindy M.; Harrison, Adam P.; Ranaweera, Kamal; Joseph, Dileepan

FOSSILS IN THE PHYLOGENY OF ISOPOD CRUSTACEANS (ARTHROPODA)
    Wilson, George D.F.

KINEMATIC EVOLUTION THE STILLWELL ANTICLINE SYSTEM, WEST TEXAS: IMPLICATIONS FOR FLUID FLOW WITHIN SUBSURFACE SYSTEMS
    Surpless, Benjamin; Mays, Brett; Hoin, Daniel

USING STRUCTURAL DIAGENESIS TO INFER THE TIMING OF NATURAL FRACTURES IN THE MARCELLUS SHALE
    Pommer, Laura E.; Gale, Julia F.W.; Eichhubl, Peter; Fall, András; Laubach, Stephen E.

BRIDGING THE VALUES GAP BETWEEN GEOSCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY MAKING IS HARD WORK
    Fletcher, Frank W.

NO WORRIES: DECISION-MAKER AND PUBLIC ATTITUDES ABOUT WATER IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
    Cockerill, Kristan; Hale, Robin; Badurek, Christopher A.; Groothuis, Peter

THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF GEOLOGY TO THE MITIGATION AND REGULATION OF ISOLATED WETLANDS
    Keyworth, Amy J.; Bolich, Richard E.; Kane, Evan O.

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

DETERMINING A PROXY FOR SEDIMENT OXYGEN DEMAND OF COASTAL ESTUARIES AND THE ROLE OF SEDIMENTARY IRON AND SULFUR
    Anderson, Erin L.; McNeal, Karen S.; Parsons, Mel; Ortega-Achury, Sandra; Templeton, Curry; Blakeney, Gary A.; Geroux, Jonathon M.

COUNTRY ROCK MONAZITE RESPONSE TO INTRUSION OF THE SEARCHLIGHT PLUTON, SOUTHERN NEVADA
    Ayers, John C.; Crombie, Scott; Loflin, Miranda; Miller, Calvin; Luo, Yan

TERROIR DIFFERENTIATION OF PINOT NOIR VINEYARDS IN THE NORTHERN WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OREGON - A SOIL ANALYSIS
    Barnard, Kathryn Nora; Burns, Scott F.

THE PLANETARY BIOMANTLE: IS IT THE TOPOGRAPHIC SIGNATURE OF LIFE? IF SO, HOW DOES IT FORM?
    Johnson, Donald L.; Johnson, Diana N.

REMEDIATION OF A TCE GROUNDWATER PLUME USING HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TO EMPLACE ZVI/CARBON AMENDMENT
    Swift, Dana; Rothermel, Joe; Starr, Bob; Orr, Brennon; Bures, Gordon

STRUCTURAL AND DEPOSITIONAL HISTORY OF PALEOGENE SEDIMENTARY ROCKS ALONG THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE BIGHORN BASIN, NORTHWESTERN WYOMING
    Neser, Laura; Stewart, Kevin G.; Bartek, Louis R. III

MIDDLE MIOCENE DINOFLAGELLATES DEMONSTRATE THE PRESENCE OF UPPER CHOPTANK MARINE BEDS BENEATH THE MIDLOTHIAN GRAVELS IN SOUTHERN VIRGINIA
    Weems, Robert E.; Edwards, Lucy E.; Carter, Mark W.; Spears, David B.

EARLY CAMBRIAN MICROBURROW NESTS AND THE ORIGIN OF PARENTING SKILLS
    McMenamin, Mark A.S.

DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF THE SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM IN GEOSCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (SURGE)
    Watson Nelson, Tenea M.

GEOCHEMICAL CONSTRAINTS ON THE CONCENTRATIONS OF PLATINUM GROUP ELEMENTS IN URAL-ALASKAN TYPE COMPLEXES
    Thakurta, Joyashish; Ripley, Edward M.; Li, Chusi; Stifter, Eric C.

BACKWARD FADED SCAFFOLDING: AN INQUIRY-BASED TIDE ACTIVITY FOR ELEMENTARY PRESERVICE TEACHERS
    Thomas, Jeff D.

THE RITES MODEL: G6-12 AND HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP WORKING TO IMPROVE SCIENCE EDUCATION IN RHODE ISLAND
    Caulkins, Joshua L.; Murray, Daniel P.; de Oliveira, Glenisson; Veeger, Anne I.

USING PROBLEM BASED LEARNING (PBL) MODULE DEVELOPMENT AS A CONTENT FRAMEWORK FOR ESS TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    Turski, Mark P.

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

ISOTOPIC EVIDENCE FOR THE ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF CO2-RICH VOLATILES FROM OLIGOCENE TO MIOCENE MANTLE MAGMAS, SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO AND NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO
    Gonzales, David A.; Zbrozek, Michael C.

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CARBONATES IN THE STILLWATER COMPLEX, MONTANA, USA
    Aird, Hannah M.; Boudreau, Alan E.

GEOARCHAEOLOGY AND SITE FORMATION PROCESSES OF A FINE-GRAINED ALLUVIAL FLOODPLAIN AT LA PLAYA ARCHAEOLOGY SITE, SONORA, MEXICO
    Schott, Amy M.

PREHISTORIC PALEONTOLOGISTS OF THE MIMBRES VALLEY, NEW MEXICO
    Falvey, Lauren W.; McLaurin, Brett T.

PROVENANCE OF SEDIMENTS IN THE WADESBORO TRIASSIC SUB-BASIN: USING MAGNETIC MINERAL SEPARATION TO INVESTIGATE CHANGES IN SEDIMENT PROVENANCE DURING BASIN EVOLUTION
    Brazell, Seth J.; Diemer, John A.

MAPPING RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM THE AUGUST 23, 2011 EARTHQUAKE IN LOUISA COUNTY, VIRGINIA TO SUPPORT RECOVERY, RESEARCH, AND MITIGATION EFFORTS
    Heller, Matthew J.; McGowan, Brendan P.

SIGNFICANCE OF AN ESE FRACTURE DIRECTION IN TERTIARY STRATA OF SOUTH DAKOTA AND NEBRASKA?
    Maher, Harmon Jr; Shuster, Robert D.

STUDENT-LED SITING OF THE EARTHSCOPE TRANSPORTABLE ARRAY: A MID-ATLANTIC PERSPECTIVE
    Meier, Bethany; Steele, Peter; Kropp, Timothy; Bailey, Christopher; Whitmeyer, Steven J.

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE HYPEREUTROPHIC: A HISTORICAL SEDIMENTARY AND GEOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF TWO CONNECTED SUBURBAN LAKES IN SCOTT COUNTY, MN
    Hermann, Nicholas Wayne; Theissen, Kevin M.; Chatmas, Emily S.

THE USE OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN STUDIES ON THE COMPLETENESS OF THE FOSSIL RECORD
    Dunhill, Alexander M.

ASSESSING THE CHANGE IN RUNOFF RESPONSE IN A DEVELOPING SE PIEDMONT WATERSHED THROUGH THE UNIT HYDROGRAPH, UNIT IMPULSE RESPONSE, AND MANN-KENDAL STATISTICAL TREND TEST
    Gagrani, Vijaya; Allan, Craig; Karl, J.

EFFECTIVENESS OF ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY IN DELINEATING LEACHATE PLUME AT THE FORMER SHELBY COUNTY LANDFILL IN MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE
    Schoefernacker, Scott R.; Larsen, Daniel

KINEMATIC ANALYSIS OF THE SOUTHERN FUNERAL MOUNTAINS, INYO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: MAGNITUDE OF TERTIARY EXTENSION AND PALEOZOIC SHORTENING
    Lutz, Brandon; Çemen, Ibrahim

TRANSPRESSIVE SHEAR ZONES IN LARGE SCALE SALIENT-RECESS TRANSITIONS. A CASE STUDY FROM THE GIBRALTAR ARC, SOUTHERN SPAIN
    Balanya, Juan Carlos; Exposito, Inmaculada; Jimenez, Alejandro; Barcos, Leticia; Diaz-Azpiroz, Manuel

LAB MANUAL FOR A MINERALOGY AND OPTICAL MINERALOGY COURSE
    McNamee, Brittani; Gunter, Mickey E.

TEACHING MINERALOGY AT THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Jaye, Shelley A.

REQUIREMENT CONDITIONS FOR PULL-APART BASINS DOMINATED BY AXIAL SEDIMENT SUPPLY AND CONTINUOUS DEPOCENTER MIGRATION
    Noda, Atsushi

SIGNIFICANCE OF PARABOLIC RECUMBENT FOLDS IN PERMIAN ROCKS, SEDONA, ARIZONA
    Whitmore, John H.; Forsythe, Guy; Garner, Paul A.

USING GIGAPAN MEASUREMENT OF EROSION PINS TO MONITOR SURFACE CHANGES IN SAND
    Cathey, Scott T.; Seymour, Kara N.; Hein, Nyun P.; Bodenbender, Brian E.

THE GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK OF RODINIA IN THE VICINITY OF THE EASTERN TENNESSEE SEISMIC ZONE
    Powell, Christine A.

JERUSALEM EARTHQUAKE OF 33 A.D.: EVIDENCE WITHIN LAMINATED MUD OF THE DEAD SEA, ISRAEL
    Austin, Steven A.

THE AGE AND LABILITY OF ORGANIC CARBON IN HEADWATER CATCHMENTS WITH VARYING LAND USE
    Dempsey, Christopher; Morris, Don P.; Pazzaglia, Frank J.; Raymond, Peter; Peters, Stephen C.

USING GIS TO EVALUATE EROSION AS A POTENTIAL PATHWAY FOR NUTRIENT POLLUTION OF LITTLE KICKAPOO CREEK IN BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS
    Hayden, Kelly; Peterson, Eric W.

RED HILL, NEW MEXICO MONOGENETIC VOLCANIC FIELD: VARIATIONS IN VENT MORPHOLOGY
    De Hon, R.A.

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

MULTIMODAL COHERENT RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY AND 3D MICROSCOPY: NONLINEAR OPTICAL TOOLS FOR GEOSCIENCE RESEARCH
    Stolow, Albert; Slepkov, A.D.; Pegoraro, Adrian; Burruss, Robert C.

COPPER-SILVER-GOLD KUPFERSCHIEFER DEPOSITS IN EUROPE - LARGE SCALE MINING WITH A FUTURE IN GERMANY
    Spieth, Volker; Kopp, Juergen

AN ASSESSMENT OF TEXAS' GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC POTENTIAL, 2012
    Zafar, S. Daniel; Cutright, Bruce

PETROGRAPHY OF CRYSTALLINE ROCKS: STIMULUS OF ABRASION RESISTANCE
    Ademeso, Odunyemi Anthony

SOIL AND ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY IN URBAN ATLANTA: FINDINGS FROM THE CSAW (COMMUNITY, SOIL, AIR, AND WATER) NSF RESEARCH EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATES SITE
    Pickering, Rebecca A.; Amarnath, Kumar Kartik; Combs, Alyssa; Kaplan, Hannah; Martinez, Maria Cristina; Winsor, Mary; Fuller, Christina H.; Hankins, Katherine B.; Hawthorne, Timothy L.; Deocampo, Daniel M.

FEDERAL WORK GROUP ON UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS AND PARAMETER ESTIMATION
    Nicholson, Thomas; Hill, Mary C.

THE POWER OF NAMES: NOMENCLATURE IN PALEONTOLOGY AND BIOSTRATIGRAPHY
    Michel, Ellinor; Oates, Michael

SHOCK ATTENUATION, WASTE SHOCK HEAT AND RELATED HYDROTHERMAL EFFECTS IN CENTRAL UPLIFTS: EVIDENCE FROM MANICOUAGAN
    Paisarnsombat, Sarinya

INCORPORATING A RESEARCH MODULE INTO AN INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY LAB: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES
    Moss, Elizabeth; Cervato, Cinzia