Northeastern Section - 47th Annual Meeting (18–20 March 2012)
Session No. 8 Sunday, 18 March 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hartford Marriott Downtown: Ballrooms A & C and Ballroom Pre-function Area

Paleoclimatology/Paleoceanography, Quaternary Geology, Geomorphology (Posters)

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM
 Paper #Booth #
8-117FRESHWATER MUSSEL SHELLS AS ARCHIVES OF PAST AFRICAN RIVER BIOGEOCHEMISTRY: GRANIERO, Lauren, Geology, Union College, 807 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12308, granierl@garnet.union.edu, GILLIKIN, David P., Department of Geology, Union College, 807 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12308, BOUILLON, Steven, Deptartment of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 E, Leuven, 3001, Belgium, and YAMBÉLÉ, Athanase, Service de l'Agrométéorologie et de Climatologie, Direction de la Météorologie Nationale, Bangui, B.P. 941, Central African Republic
8-218HOLOCENE CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE FROM GEOCHEMISTRY OF A BELGIAN SPELEOTHEM: ZEYAK, Marc1, GILLIKIN, David P.1, and VERHEYDEN, Sophie2, (1) Department of Geology, Union College, 807 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12308, zeyakm@garnet.union.edu, (2) Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, 1050, Belgium
8-319A MIDDLE EOCENE (~45 MA) ATMOSPHERIC CO2 RECONSTRUCTION FROM FOSSIL METASEQUOIA, AXEL HEIBERG ISLAND (NUNAVUT, CANADA): MAXBAUER, Daniel P. and ROYER, Dana L., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, dmaxbauer@wesleyan.edu
8-420PALEOMAGNETIC ANALYSES FROM THE SHADRILL MAXWELL BAY SITE, SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, ANTARCTIC PENINSULA: SHAH, Deepa, Earth and Environmental Studies, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043, shahd16@mail.montclair.edu and BRACHFELD, Stefanie, Earth and Environmental Studies, Montclair State Univ, 252 Mallory Hall, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
8-521PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION OF VALVE SIZE OF FRAGILARIOPSIS KERGUELENSIS AS A POTENTIAL INDICATOR OF NUTRIENT CONTENT OF THE SOUTHERN OCEAN ACROSS THE GLACIAL TERMINATION: FOOTE, Kimberly, Department of Geology, Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502, kefoote@utica.edu and KANFOUSH, Sharon L., Department of Geology, Utica College, Utica, NY 13513
8-622AN ASSESSMENT OF HEMISPHERIC SYMMETRY DURING THE GLACIATION OF THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE: INSIGHTS FROM THE SOUTH PACIFIC DURING THE PLIO-PLEISTOCENE: LAWRENCE, Kira T.1, PETERSON, Laura2, KELLY, Chris1, BRANNICK, Alexandria1, and SEIDENSTEIN, Julia1, (1) Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Lafayette College, Lafayette, PA 18042, lawrenck@lafayette.edu, (2) Environmental Studies Program, Luther College, Decorah, IA 52101
8-723PALEOENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES DURING THE EARLY EOCENE ON THE SOUTH TASMAN RISE: OCEAN DRILLING PROGRAM ODP SITE 1171: BANDOO, Ardanna, L., PEKAR, Stephen, F., and FERRANTELLI MCDONALD, Natalie, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College, City University of New York, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, abandoo100@qc.cuny.edu
8-824SEA-LEVEL CHANGE DURING THE LAST 2000 YEARS IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT: KEMP, Andrew, Yale Climate and Energy Institute, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, andrew.kemp@yale.edu, HAWKES, Andrea D., Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 360 Woods Hole Road MS 22, Woods Hole, MA 02543, DONNELLY, Jeffrey, Geology and Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS 22, Woods Hole, MA 02543, and HORTON, Benjamin, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, 240 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
8-925GLACIAL KARST: AN INVESTIGATION OF SCALLOPED ICE CAVE WALLS, LLEWELLYN GLACIER, B.C. CANADA: LOEHR, Caroline, Department of Geosciences, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, cloehr@skidmore.edu
8-1026MONITORING CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLACIER DYNAMICS IN SOUTHEAST ALASKA: THE JUNEAU ICEFIELD RESEARCH PROGRAM (JIRP): FLEISHER, P. Jay, Earth Sciences, SUNY-Oneonta, Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820, fleishpj@oneonta.edu
8-1127SEARCHING FOR EVIDENCE OF VALLEY GLACIATION IN THE HIGH ALLEGHENIES OF SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA: MITTELMEIER, Mark Jr, YOUNG, Joseph, and WASHINGTON, Paul A., Dept. of Geology & Planetary Science, University of PIttsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA 15904, mcm46@pitt.edu
8-1228A REEXAMINATION OF MELTWATER ROUTING IN CENTRAL NEW YORK: BIRD, Brian, Geological Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, bbird@mail.nysed.gov and KOZLOWSKI, Andrew L., Geologic Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
8-1329XRD ANALYSIS OF SEDIMENT-CORE MATERIAL AS AN INDICATOR OF THE TRANSITION FROM VALLEY GLACIERS TO CIRQUE GLACIERS IN THE PERUVIAN CENTRAL CORDILLERA: CORONADO, Emma, Department of Geology, St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Dr, Canton, NY 13617, eacoro08@stlawu.edu, STEWART, Alexander K., Department of Geology, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, RODBELL, Donald T., Geology, Union College, F. W. Olin Center, Schenectady, NY 12308-3107, and STANSELL, Nathan, Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, 1090 Carmack Rd, Columbus, OH 43210
8-1430EVALUATING CLIMATE EFFECTS ON TREE RING WIDTHS IN THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY, NEW YORK: WRIGHT, Alexis L., Geology, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561, alexislw@yahoo.com, RAYBURN, John A., Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561, SMITH, Tori, Biological Sciences, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY 13045, and BARCLAY, David J., Geology Department, SUNY Cortland, PO Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045
8-1531STRATIGRAPHY OF A LATE WISCONSIN-HOLOCENE AGE FLUVIAL TERRACE NEAR LOCK HAVEN, PENNSYLVANIA: HOY, Joseph K., Geology and Physics, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA 17745, jhoy2@lhup.edu and WYNN, Thomas C., Geology and Physics, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA 17746
8-1632MILLER BROOK INCISION HISTORY, NORTHERN VERMONT: CRONAUER, Sandra, Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, scronaue@uvm.edu and WRIGHT, Stephen F., Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
8-1733EUROPEAN IMPACTS ON THE NATIVE FLORA OF NORTH HAVEN ISLAND, CENTRAL MAINE COAST: NELSON, Robert E.1, CHIZINSKI, Tara L.2, DOODY, Erica P.2, KORSMEYER, Lea N.3, RUEGER, Bruce F.4, and BOURQUE, Bruce J.5, (1) Dept of Geology, Colby College, 5804 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8858, renelson@colby.edu, (2) Dept of Geology, Colby College, 5800 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8858, (3) Colby College, 5800 Mayflower Hill, Department of Geology, Waterville, ME 04901-8858, (4) Colby College, Department of Geology, 5806 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8858, (5) Maine State Museum, Augusta, ME 04333
8-1834SUBGLACIAL DRAINAGE, GLACIAL LAKE HISTORY, AND SUBSEQUENT STREAM INCISION HISTORY, MILLER BROOK VALLEY, NORTHERN VERMONT: WRIGHT, Stephen F., Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, swright@uvm.edu
8-1935WIND GAPS, WEVERTON LEDGES, AND STONE WALLS: MILITARY GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY OF THE BATTLE OF SOUTH MOUNTAIN, FREDERICK AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES, MARYLAND—14 SEPTEMBER 1862: INNERS, Jon D., Pennsylvania Geological Survey (retired), 1915 Columbia Avenue, Camp Hill, PA 17011 and NEUBAUM, John C., Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 3240 Schoolhouse Road, Middletown, PA 17057, jneubaum@pa.gov
8-2036GEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL TALES OF THREE SUGARLOAFS IN MASSACHUSETTS, PENNSYLVANIA, AND MARYLAND: INNERS, Jon D., Pennsylvania Geological Survey (retired), 1915 Columbia Avenue, Camp Hill, PA 17011, jdinners@hotmail.com, LENTZ, Leonard J., Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 3240 Schoolhouse Road, Middletown, PA 17057, and REGAN, Sean, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 611 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002
8-2137EROSION OF THE DEEP VALLEYS SECTION, APPALACHIAN PLATEAUS PROVINCE, PENNSYLVANIA: DESTRUCTION OF A FORMER UPLAND SURFACE BY INCISION: SEVON, W. D., East Lawn Research Center, 30 Meadow Run Place, Harrisburg, PA 17112-3364, wsevon30@comcast.net
8-2238EVIDENCE FOR PRE-WISCONSINAN AND LATE PLEISTOCENE-EARLY HOLOCENE TECTONIC UPLIFT IN SOUTH-CENTRAL CONNECTICUT FROM AN INTEGRATION OF GEOMORPHIC DATA AND STREAM VECTOR ANALYSES: MARPLE, Ronald, 4883 Battery Lane, Apt 1, Bethesda, MD 20814, ronald.t.marple@us.army.mil, COX, Randal T., Earth Sciences, The University of Memphis, 3600 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38152, and ALTAMURA, Robert J., Consulting Geologist, 1601 Yardal Rd, State College, PA 16801
8-2339ANALYSIS OF A SEDIMENT CORE FROM A LARGE LANDSLIDE IN THE SOUTHEASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, SOUTHERN COLORADO: CIRONE, Ashley M.1, SMITH, Jacqueline A.1, JOHNSON, Bradley G.2, and DIEMER, John A.3, (1) Physical & Biological Sciences, The College of Saint Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, cironea218@strose.edu, (2) Environmental Studies, Davidson College, Box 7056, Davidson, NC 28035-7056, (3) Department of Geography & Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223
8-2440ANALYSIS OF FOUR BROTHERS SLUMP, LAKE CHAMPLAIN, VERMONT: GHOSH, Supriti J., MANLEY, Patricia, and MANLEY, Thomas O., Geology Department, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753, sghosh@middlebury.edu
8-2541CHANNEL MORPHOLOGY OF LOWER FISHING CREEK, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA: MCGILLOWAY, Stephanie A., CHAMURIS, Elizabeth C., and WHISNER, Jennifer K., Department of Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 400 E. 2nd ST, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, sam52366@huskies.bloomu.edu
8-2642LAYERED CRATER EJECTA ON MARS AS POTENTIAL EVIDENCE FOR SUBSURFACE ICE: NOLAN, Ryker T.1, PIATEK, Jennifer L.1, and TORNABENE, Livio2, (1) Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences, Central Connecticut State University, 506 Copernicus Hall, 1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 06050, ryker.nolan@my.ccsu.edu, (2) Centre for Planetary Science & Exploration, University of Western Ontario, Department of Earth Sciences, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON N6A 5B7, Canada

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