2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte
Session No. 194 Tuesday, 6 November 2012
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Charlotte Convention Center: 201AB

T33. Frontiers in Coal Science: From Basic Research to Applied Technology (GSA Coal Geology Division)

Kevin B. Jones, Margo D. Corum and Jennifer M. Elick, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
194-11:30 PM GASEOUS EMISSIONS AND SUBLIMATES FROM THE TRUMAN SHEPHERD COAL FIRE, FLOYD COUNTY, KENTUCKY: A RE-INVESTIGATION FOLLOWING ATTEMPTED MITIGATION OF THE FIRE: O'KEEFE, Jennifer M.K.1, HOWER, James C.2, HENKE, Kevin R.2, COPLEY, Gregory C.2, WAGNER, Nicola J.3, GARRISON, Trent2, BLAKE, Donald R.4, and SILVA, Luis F.5, (1) Earth & Space Sciences, Morehead State University, 404-A Lappin Hall, Morehead, KY 40351, j.okeefe@moreheadstate.edu, (2) Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, 2540 Research Park Drive, Lexington, KY 40511, (3) Coal & Carbon Research Group, School of Chemical & Metallurgical Engineering, University of Witwatersrand, Private Bag X3, Wits, 2050, South Africa, (4) Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 507 Rowland Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-2025, (5) Centro Universitário La Salle, Ensino, Av. Victor Barreto, 2288 Centro, Canoas, RS, 92000-010, Brazil
194-21:50 PM CENTRALIA IN CONTEXT: THE BIG PICTURE OF ANTHRACITE MINE FIRES: AURAND, Harold W. Jr, Penn State-Schuylkill Campus, 200 University Drive, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972, hxa10@psu.edu and VICE, Daniel H., Penn State Hazleton, 76 University Dr, Hazleton, PA 18202
194-32:05 PM TRANSPORT AND DEPOSITION OF COAL FLY ASH IN THE WATTS BARR RESERVOIR SYSTEM FROM THE KINGSTON, TENNESSEE ASH STORAGE CELL FAILURE IN 2008: SERAMUR, Keith C.1, COWAN, Ellen A.1, and LANE, J. David Jr2, (1) Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, seramurkc@appstate.edu, (2) Tennessee Valley Authority, Generation - Engineering, Environmental & Support Services, Knoxville, TN 37916
194-42:20 PM SPECIATION AND RELEASE OF SELENIUM IN COAL ASH FROM THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY KINSTON FOSSIL PLANT: LIU, Yu-Ting1, CHEN, Tsan-Yao2, MACKEBEE, William Greer1, and HSU-KIM, Heileen3, (1) Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, 121 Hudson Hall, Research Drive, Durham, NC 27708, yl204@duke.edu, (2) Engineering and System Science, National Tsing Hua University, No. 101, Section 2, Kuang-Fu Road, Hsinchu, 30013, Taiwan, (3) Civil & Environmental Engineering, Duke University, 121 Hudson Hall, Box 90287, Durham, NC 27708
194-52:35 PM TRANSFORMATIONS OF MERCURY, ARSENIC AND SELENIUM IN RIVER SEDIMENTS CONTAMINATED WITH COAL ASH: SEDIMENT MICROCOSM STUDIES: SCHWARTZ, Grace E., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, 121 Hudson Hall, Box 90287, Research Drive, Durham, NC 27708-0287, grace.schwartz@duke.edu and HSU-KIM, Heileen, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Duke University, 121 Hudson Hall, Box 90287, Durham, NC 27708
 2:50 PM Break
194-63:05 PM GEOCHEMISTRY OF ATMOSPHERIC PARTICULATES IN THE VICINITY OF MOUNTAINTOP COAL MINES, WEST VIRGINIA, USA: KOLKER, Allan1, ENGLE, Mark A.2, OREM, William H.1, CROSBY, Lynn M.1, TATU, Calin A.1, GEBOY, Nicholas J.1, HENDRYX, Michael S.3, MCCAWLEY, Michael3, VARONKA, Matthew S.1, and ESCH, Laura4, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, akolker@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, El Paso, TX 79968, (3) School of Public Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, (4) West Virginia University, School of Public Health, Morgantown, WV 26506
194-73:20 PM Paper Withdrawn
194-83:35 PM GEOLOGY AND COAL-BENCH ARCHITECTURE OF THE LITTLE CANEY–VAN LEAR–UPPER ELKHORN NO. 3 COAL (BREATHITT GROUP, PENNSYLVANIAN) IN THE EASTERN KENTUCKY COAL FIELD, CENTRAL APPALACHIAN BASIN; A BASINWARD TRANSITION FROM SINGLE BED TO COAL ZONE: GREB, Stephen F., EBLE, Cortland F., and WEISENFLUH, Gerald A., Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky, 228 Mining and Mineral Resources Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, greb@uky.edu
194-93:50 PM PALYNOLOGY, PETROGRAPHY, SEDIMENTOLOGY AND INFERRED PALEOECOLOGY OF A MIDDLE PENNSYLVANIAN AGE MIRE TO MIRE TRANSECT, PEACH ORCHARD COAL ZONE, CENTRAL APPALACHIAN BASIN: EBLE, Cortland, Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky, 228 Mining and Mineral Resources Bldg, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, eble@uky.edu and GREB, Stephen F., Kentucky Geological Survey, 228 Mining and Mineral Resources Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0107
194-104:05 PM MICROBIAL-WATER-ROCK-CO2 INTERACTIONS AFTER A CO2 EOR INJECTION: SHELTON, Jenna L.1, MCINTOSH, Jennifer C.2, WARWICK, Peter D.3, LEE ZHI YI, Amelia4, and VINSON, David S.2, (1) Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, U.S. Geological Survey, Tucson, AZ 85721, jshelto2@email.arizona.edu, (2) Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, MS 956, Reston, VA 20192, (4) Department of Geology, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
194-114:20 PM CARBON ISOTOPE MODELING OF METHANOGENIC COAL BIODEGRADATION: METABOLIC PATHWAYS, MASS BALANCE, AND THE ROLE OF SULFATE REDUCTION, POWDER RIVER BASIN, USA: VINSON, David S.1, MCINTOSH, Jennifer C.2, RITTER, Daniel J.2, BLAIR, Neal E.3, and MARTINI, Anna M.4, (1) Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Rd, A236, Evanston, IL 60208, david.vinson@northwestern.edu, (2) Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, (3) Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Rd. Rm A228, Evanston, IL 60208, (4) Department of Geology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002

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