P3. Meltwater Production from Source (Ice Margins) to Sink (Ocean); Magnitude, Chronology, and Significance

Session No. 189
Tuesday, 6 November 2012: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Charlotte Convention Center Ballroom B

P3. Meltwater Production from Source (Ice Margins) to Sink (Ocean); Magnitude, Chronology, and Significance

GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; American Quaternary Association (AMQUA)

 

B. Brandon Curry and Eric C. Carson, Conveners
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Start Time
 
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
PROCESSES AND RECONSTRUCTION OF SOUTHERN LAURENTIDE ICE SHEET MELTWATER DISCHARGES: CONSTRAINTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
KEHEW, Alan E., Department of Geosciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, alan.kehew@wmich.edu
1:55 PM
MELTWATER UNDER THE SCANDINAVIAN ICE SHEET: VOLUMES, DRAINAGE MECHANISMS AND CONSEQUENCES FOR ICE SHEET BEHAVIOUR
PIOTROWSKI, Jan A., Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, Aarhus 8000 Denmark, jan.piotrowski@geo.au.dk
2:15 PM
MELTWATER STORAGE IN LAKE AGASSIZ; VOLUME, DELIVERY, AND TIMING
FISHER, Timothy G., Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, MS #604, Toledo, OH 43606, timothy.fisher@utoledo.edu, LEPPER, Kenneth, Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University, P.O. Box 6050, Dept. #2745, Fargo, ND 58108-6050, and LOWELL, Thomas V., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221
2:35 PM
LARGE MELTWATER EVENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LAKE MICHIGAN LOBE DURING THE LAST DEGLACIATION, ILLINOIS, USA
CURRY, Brandon, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, b-curry@illinois.edu and HAJIC, Edwin R., Landscape History Program, Illinois State Museum, 1011 E. Ash St, Springfield, IL 62703
2:55 PM
REFINING THE LATE GLACIAL CHRONOLOGY OF THE GREEN BAY LOBE OF THE LAURENTIDE ICE SHEET USING ICE-MARGINAL LACUSTRINE SEDIMENTS
CARSON, Eric C.1, HANSON, Paul R.2, ATTIG, John W.1, and YOUNG, Aaron R.3, (1) Department of Environmental Sciences, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, 3817 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705, eccarson@wisc.edu, (2) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 3310 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, NE 68583, (3) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0996
 
3:15 PM
Break
3:30 PM
LATE WISCONSINAN AGGRADATION AND INCISION HISTORY OF THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER, USA
LOOPE, Henry M.1, MASON, Joseph A.1, KNOX, James C.1, GOBLE, Ronald J.2, HANSON, Paul R.3, YOUNG, Aaron R.4, and CURRY, B. Brandon5, (1) Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 550 N. Park St, 160 Science Hall, Madison, WI 53706, loope@wisc.edu, (2) Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 214 Bessey Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588, (3) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 3310 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, NE 68583, (4) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, (5) Prairie Research Institute, Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, IL 61820
3:50 PM
DOWNSTREAM PLUMBING OF THE LAURENTIDE ICE SHEET: MELTWATER DISCHARGE RECORDS FROM THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
RITTENOUR, Tammy M., Dept. of Geology, Utah State University, 4505 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, tammy.rittenour@usu.edu
4:10 PM
THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER DURING THE PAST GLACIAL-INTERGLACIAL CYCLE: UPSTREAM VS. DOWNSTREAM CONTROLS AND SOURCE-TO-SINK SEDIMENT FLUX
TORNQVIST, Torbjörn E., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, tor@tulane.edu, SHEN, Zhixiong, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, AUTIN, Whitney J., Department of the Earth Sciences, State University of New York College at Brockport, Brockport, NY 14420, and MAUZ, Barbara, Department of Geography, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZT, United Kingdom
4:30 PM
DEGLACIAL MELTWATER INPUT TO THE GULF OF MEXICO: A MARINE-BASED RECORD OF LAURENTIDE ICE SHEET RETREAT
WILLIAMS, Carlie1, BROWN, Elizabeth A.1, HASTINGS, David W.2, LOWELL, Thomas V.3, SHEVENELL, Amelia E.1, and FLOWER, Benjamin P.1, (1) College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, cwilliams@mail.usf.edu, (2) Collegium of Natural Sciences, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, (3) Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221
4:50 PM
SOURCES OF SEA-LEVEL RISE DURING THE LAST DEGLACIATION
CARLSON, Anders E., Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 West Dayton, Madison, WI 53706, acarlson@geology.wisc.edu and CLARK, Peter U., College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-5506
 
5:10 PM
Concluding Remarks