Northeastern Section - 47th Annual Meeting (18–20 March 2012)
Session No. 16 Sunday, 18 March 2012
1:25 PM-5:35 PM, Hartford Marriott Downtown: Capital Room 1

T23. Seeing through the Haze: Remote Sensing, Geophysical Investigations, Paleoseismology, and Neotectonics in Northeastern North America

Robert J. Altamura and John E. Ebel, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:25 PM Introductory Remarks
16-11:30 PM STRUCTURAL SEISMOLOGY IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA: RECENT RESULTS AND UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES WITH EarthScope: LONG, Maureen D., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, maureen.long@yale.edu and BENOIT, Margaret, Department of Physics, The College of New Jersey, PO Box 7718, 2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing, NJ 08628
16-21:50 PM THE SEARCH FOR POTENTIALLY SEISMICALLY ACTIVE FAULTS IN NEW ENGLAND: TARGETS FOR GEOPHYSICAL STUDIES: EBEL, John E., Weston Observatory, Boston College, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 381 Concord Rd, Weston, MA 02493, ebel@bc.edu
16-32:10 PM THE EASTFORD LINEAMENT - EVIDENCE FOR A LATE-STAGE REGIONAL FRACTURE ZONE IN EASTERN CONNECTICUT AND SOUTH-CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ORIGIN OF MOODUS AREA SEISMICITY: ALTAMURA, Robert J., Consulting Geologist, 1601 Yardal Rd, State College, PA 16801, raltamura@comcast.net, MARPLE, Ronald, U.S. Army, 4883 Battery lane #1, Bethesda, MD 20814, ALEXANDER, Shelton S., Geosciences, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, and HURD, James, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, The University of Connecticut U-87, Room 308, 1376 Storrs Road, Storrs, CT 06269
16-42:30 PM SEISMIC INVESTIGATION OF THE EASTFORD LINEAMENT AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO RECENT MOODUS CT EARTHQUAKE ACTIVITY AND OLDER FAULTING: ALEXANDER, Shelton S., Geosciences, Penn State University, 403 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, ssa2@psu.edu, MARPLE, Ronald, 4883 Battery Lane #1, Bethesda, MD 20814, and ALTAMURA, Robert J., Consulting Geologist, 1601 Yardal Rd, State College, PA 16801
16-52:50 PM HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS OF AUDIBLE EARTHQUAKES FROM MOODUS, CT: “THE MOODUS NOISES”: GUINNESS, Alison C., 418 Tater Hill Road, East Haddam, CT 06423, wjguinness@snet.net
16-63:10 PM EVIDENCE FOR THE POST-ALLEGHANIAN BUNKER HILL FAULT ZONE AND Z FAULT IN THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS OF SOUTH-CENTRAL CONNECTICUT USING LIDAR AND GEOMORPHIC DATA INTEGRATED WITH FIELD INVESTIGATIONS: MARPLE, Ronald, 4883 Battery Lane #1, Bethesda, MD 20814, rtmarple@comcast.net, ALTAMURA, Robert J., Consulting Geologist, 1601 Yardal Rd, State College, PA 16801, and HURD, James, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, The University of Connecticut U-87, Room 308, 1376 Storrs Road, Storrs, CT 06269
 3:30 PM Break
16-73:50 PM NORTHEAST POCKMARK FIELDS: SHALLOW MARINE LIQUEFACTION LANDFORMS RESULTING FROM SEISMIC EVENTS?: KELLEY, Joseph T., Earth Sciences, University of Maine, Bryand Global Sciences, Orono, ME 04469-5790, jtkelley@maine.edu, BROTHERS, Laura, U.S. Geological Survey, Coastal and Marine Science Center, Woods Hole, MA 02543, and BELKNAP, Daniel F., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469
16-84:10 PM DETERMINING BEDROCK DEPTH USING THE HORIZONTAL-TO-VERTICAL SPECTRAL RATIO (HVSR) PASSIVE SEISMIC METHOD: EXAMPLES FROM THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES: VOYTEK, Emily B., U.S. Geological Survey, Office of Groundwater, Branch of Geophysics, 11 Sherman Place, Unit 5015, Storrs, CT 06269, ebvoytek@usgs.gov and LANE, John W. Jr, U.S. Geological Survey, Office of Groundwater, Branch of Geophysics, 11 Sherman Place, Unit 5015, Storrs, CT 06269
16-94:30 PM SEAFLOOR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE MERRIMACK RIVER EBB TIDAL DELTA: MORRIS, Abigail Lauryn, Earth Sciences, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, aly55@wildcats.unh.edu, PE'ERI, Shachak, Center For Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, ACKERMAN, Seth, USGS, Woods Hole, MA 02543, and CLYDE, William C., Department of Earth Sciences, University of New Hampshire, 56 College Road, James Hall, Durham, NH 03824
16-104:50 PM ANALOG SEISMIC PROFILES TO THREE-DIMENSIONAL GIS MODEL: CONSTRAINING THE GEOMETRY OF SUBSURFACE PALEOCHANNELS BENEATH DELAWARE BAY AND THE MID-ATLANTIC INNER CONTINENTAL SHELF: CHILDERS, Daniel P., Geology, University of Delaware, 101 Penny Hall, Newark, DE 19711, dpc@udel.edu, DELIBERTY, Tracy, Geography, Universilty of Delaware, Pearson Hall, Newark, DE 19711, and MADSEN, John, Geosciences Department, University of Delaware, 101 Penny Hall, Newark, DE 19711
16-115:10 PM LIDAR-DERIVED DIGITAL ELEVATION MAPS OF MARYLAND, DELAWARE AND NEW JERSEY USED TO IDENTIFY CAROLINA BAY LANDFORMS: DAVIAS, Michael, Stamford, CT 06907, michael@cintos.org
 5:30 PM Concluding Remarks

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