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
207A (Charlotte Convention Center)

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
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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, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, 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, gmeyer@unm.edu
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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
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8:40 AM
AN EARLY ANTHROPOCENE ANALOG: ANCIENT MAYA IMPACTS ON THE EARTH'S SURFACE
BEACH, Timothy P. and LUZZADDER-BEACH, Sheryl, Geography and the Environment, University of Texas at Austin, CLA Bldg. Rm. 3.306, A3100, 305 E. 23rd Street, Austin, TX 78712, beachtp@gmail.com
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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.4 and ALLEN, Peter M.5, (1)Terrestrial Paleoclimatology Division, Dept. of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, (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, gary_stinchcomb@baylor.edu
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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
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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
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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 and ROYALL, Dan, Geography, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 237 Graham Building, Greensboro, NC 27412, ldavis3@bama.ua.edu
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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 and ROYALL, Dan, Geography, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 237 Graham Building, Greensboro, NC 27412, Kennedylinda9398@gmail.com
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10:50 AM
IMMEDIATE DOWNSTREAM HYDROLOGIC AND GEOMORPHIC RESPONSE TO THE CONDIT DAM REMOVAL, WHITE SALMON RIVER, WASHINGTON
O'CONNOR, Jim E.1, MAJOR, Jon J.2, SPICER, Kurt3, MOSBRUCKER, Adam4, UHRICH, Mark A.5, BRAGG, Heather M.6, WILCOX, Andrew C.7 and ANDERSON, Chauncey3, (1)U.S. Geological Survey, 2130 SW 5th, Portland, OR 97216, (2)U.S. Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1300 SE Cardinal Court #100, Vancouver, WA 98683, (3)U.S. Geological Survey, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98683, (4)U.S. Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98683, (5)U.S. Geological Survey, 2130 SW 5th Ave, Portland, 97201, (6)U.S. Geological Survey, 2130 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97201, (7)Geosciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, oconnor@usgs.gov
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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 and ASAOLU, Omoniyi, Earth & Environmental Studies, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair State, EAES Dept, Montclair, NJ 07043, galsterj@mail.montclair.edu
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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, Denver, CO 80217, anne.chin@ucdenver.edu
 
11:50 AM
Discussion
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