T24. Geomorphology of the Anthropocene: The Surficial Legacy of Past and Present Human Activities

Session No. 8
Sunday, 4 November 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Charlotte Convention Center 207A

T24. Geomorphology of the Anthropocene: The Surficial Legacy of Past and Present Human Activities

GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Archaeological Geology Division

 

Anne J. Jefferson, Karl W. Wegmann and Anne Chin, Advocates
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8-1
8:05 AM
HUMAN IMPACTS TO FLUVIAL SYSTEMS IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE AND TRAJECTORY FOR THE FUTURE
MEYER, Grant A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, gmeyer@unm.edu, PERSICO, Lyman P., Geology Department, Mercyhurst University, Erie, PA 16546, and WATT, Paula Muir, Math and Science, University of New Mexico - Gallup, 200 College Road, Gallup, NM 87301
8-2
8:20 AM
RELATIVE IMPACTS OF PRE- AND POST-COLUMBIAN LAND USE IN NORTH AMERICA
JAMES, L. Allan, Geography Dept, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, AJames@sc.edu
8-3
8:40 AM
AN EARLY ANTHROPOCENE ANALOG: ANCIENT MAYA IMPACTS ON THE EARTH'S SURFACE
BEACH, Timothy, Science, Technology, and International Affairs, Georgetown University, 301 ICC, 37th and O Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20057, beacht@georgetown.edu and LUZZADDER-BEACH, Sheryl, Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University, 238 Research I, MSN 6C3, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
8-5
9:10 AM
PREHISTORIC ANTHROPOGENIC EVENT II (AE-II) AND ITS INFLUENCE ON EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES ALONG THE MIDDLE DELAWARE RIVER VALLEY, USA
STINCHCOMB, Gary E.1, MESSNER, Timothy C.2, STEWART, R. Michael3, DRIESE, Steven G.4, NORDT, Lee C.1, and ALLEN, Peter M.5, (1) Terrestrial Paleoclimatology Division, Dept. of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, gary_stinchcomb@baylor.edu, (2) Department of Anthropology, The State University of New York at Potsdam, 124 MacVicar Hall, 44 Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, NY 13676, (3) Department of Anthropology, Temple University, Gladfelter Hall, second floor, 1115 West Berks St, Philadelphia, PA, (4) Terrestrial Paleoclimatology Research Group, Dept. of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, (5) Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798
8-6
9:30 AM
LAND USE AND SOIL EROSION DYNAMICS IN CENTRAL EUROPE IN THE HOLOCENE
DOTTERWEICH, Markus, Institute of Geogrpahy, University of Mainz, Johann-Joachim-Becherweg 21, 55099, Mainz 55099 Germany, mail@markus-dotterweich.de
 
9:45 AM
Break
8-7
10:00 AM
GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE ANTHROPOCENE (WILDERNESS IS DEAD: WHITHER CRITICAL ZONE STUDIES?)
WOHL, Ellen, Geosciences, Colorado State University, na, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1482, ellen.wohl@colostate.edu
8-8
10:20 AM
CHANGES IN VALLEY SEDIMENTATION IN SOUTHERN PIEDMONT STREAMS
DAVIS, Lisa, Geography, University of Alabama, 202 Farrah Hall, Box 870322, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0322, ldavis3@bama.ua.edu and ROYALL, Dan, Geography, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 237 Graham Building, Greensboro, NC 27412
8-9
10:35 AM
LEGACY SEDIMENT IN LOW-ORDER HIGHLAND STREAMS
KENNEDY, Linda, Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina Charlotte, McEniry 324, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, Kennedylinda9398@gmail.com and ROYALL, Dan, Geography, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 237 Graham Building, Greensboro, NC 27412
10:50 AM
IMMEDIATE DOWNSTREAM HYDROLOGIC AND GEOMORPHIC RESPONSE TO THE CONDIT DAM REMOVAL, WHITE SALMON RIVER, WASHINGTON
O'CONNOR, Jim E.1, MAJOR, Jon2, SPICER, Kurt3, MOSBRUCKER, Adam2, UHRICH, Mark A.4, BRAGG, Heather M.5, WILCOX, Andrew C.6, and ANDERSON, Chauncey3, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, 2130 SW 5th, Portland, OR 97216, oconnor@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98683, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98683, (4) U.S. Geological Survey, 2130 SW 5th Ave, Portland, 97201, (5) U.S. Geological Survey, 2130 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97201, (6) Geosciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812
11:05 AM
REMOVING STREAMS FROM THE LANDSCAPE: COUNTING THE BURIED STREAMS BENEATH URBAN LANDSCAPES
GALSTER, Joshua C., Earth & Environmental Studies, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave, Mallory Hall, Montclair, NJ 07043, galsterj@mail.montclair.edu and ASAOLU, Omoniyi, Earth & Environmental Studies, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair State, EAES Dept, Montclair, NJ 07043
8-12
11:20 AM
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11:35 AM
HOW WILL EARTH'S SURFACE EVOLVE IN THE "ANTHROPOCENE"?
CHIN, Anne, Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, P.O. Box 173364, Campus Box 172, Denver, CO 80217-3364, anne.chin@ucdenver.edu
 
11:50 AM
Discussion
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