2013 GSA Annual Meeting in Denver: 125th Anniversary of GSA (27-30 October 2013)
Session No. 341 Wednesday, 30 October 2013
9:00 AM-6:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Hall D

T60. Caves as Deep Time Repositories of Geological, Biological, and Anthropological Information (Posters) (GSA Hydrogeology Division; Geochemical Society; GSA Archaeological Geology Division; GSA Geobiology & Geomicrobiology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geophysics Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; Mineralogical Society of America; National Cave and Karst Research Institute (NCKRI); SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology))

Authors will be present from 2 to 4 PM, and 5:00 to 6:30 PM
 Paper #Booth #
341-196HOLOCENE HYDROLOGIC VARIABILITY OF THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN DERIVED FROM SPELEOTHEMS OF THE RECENT TWO MILLENNIA: A PROGRESS REPORT: SPERBERG, Flora, University of Puerto Rico, MayagŁez, Geology, Call Box 9000, MayagŁez, PR 00680, flora.sperberg@upr.edu, MILLER, Thomas E., Department of Geology, Univ of Puerto Rico @ MayagŁez, POB 9017, MayagŁez, PR 00681, WINTER, Amos, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, MayagŁez, MayagŁez, PR 00681, and SCHOLZ, Denis, Institute for Geoscience, University of Mainz, Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 21, Mainz, 55128, Germany
341-297CAVE FORMATION IN A COLLAPSE PALEOSOL BRECCIA IN THE DOLOMITIZED SEROE DOMI FORMATION, ARUBA: TRAVIS, Ryan1, SUMRALL, Jonathan2, and SUMRALL, Jeanne Lambert2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762-5448, rwt85@msstate.edu, (2) Department of Geography and Geology, Sam Houston State University, Lee Drain Building Suite 332, Huntsville, TX 77341
341-398GEOCHEMICAL AND MINERALOGICAL ANALYSIS OF CAVE DEPOSITS TO RECONSTRUCT CLIMATE CHANGE IN BARBADOS FOR WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: NEEPER, Lowell1, POLK, Jason2, OUELLETTE, Gilman Reno Jr3, CELESTIAN, Aaron J.4, ASMEROM, Yemane5, and POLYAK, Victor J.5, (1) Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101, leland.neeper991@topper.wku.edu, (2) WKU Hoffman Environmental Research Institute/Dept. Geog & Geol, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #31066, Bowling Green, KY 42101, (3) Hoffman Environmental Research Institute, Department of Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd, 422 Environmental Science and Technology Building, Bowling Green, KY 42101, (4) Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd, Environmental Science and Technology, Bowling Green, KY 42101, (5) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
341-499USING UV FLUORESCENT IMAGERY TO ASSESS SPELEOTHEM GROWTH RATE VARIATIONS DURING AN ABRUPT WARMING EPISODE: GONZALES, Angelique N., Department of Geology, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA 52314, agonzales14@cornellcollege.edu, MILLER, Nathan R., Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, and BANNER, Jay, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, C1100, Austin, TX 78712
341-5100DOLOMITE IN THE CAVE ENVIRONMENT - CARLSBAD CAVERN, NEW MEXICO, USA: PALMER, Margaret V., 619 Winney Hill Road, Oneonta, NY 13820, palmeran@oneonta.edu and PALMER, Arthur N., Dept. Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, State University of New York, Oneonta, Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820
341-6101U-PB AGES AND SR-ISOTOPE VALUES OF CAVE SPAR FROM THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS, WEST TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO:  IMPLICATIONS FOR LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION: DECKER, David D.1, POLYAK, Victor J.2, and ASMEROM, Yemane2, (1) Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, 5117 Fairfax Dr. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114, dave.decker@caves.org, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
341-7102USING LASER INDUCED BREAKDOWN SPECTROSCOPY (LIBS), SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY (SEM), AND ACOUSTO-OPTIC TUNABLE FILTER SPECTROSCOPY (AOTF) TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN BACTERIALLY AND NON-BACTERIALLY INFLUENCED CALCITE AND GYPSUM, FORT STANTON CAVE, NEW MEXICO: CHAVEZ, Arriana1, UCKERT, Kyle2, MCMILLAN, Nancy J.1, CHANOVER, Nancy2, and VOELZ, David G.3, (1) Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, BOX 30001 MSC 3AB, Las Cruces, NM 88003, arrichav@nmsu.edu, (2) Astronomy, New Mexico State University, P. O. Box 30001, MSC 4500, Las Cruces, NM 88003, (3) Electrical and Computer Engineering, New Mexico State University, Box 30001 MSC 3O, Las Cruces, NM 88003
341-8103PALEOCLIMATIC RECONSTRUCTION OF EARLY HOLOCENE COASTAL CALIFORNIA USING SPELEOTHEM ARCHIVES: GIBSON, Jansen, School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37240, jansen.gibson@vanderbilt.edu, OSTER, Jessica L., Earth and Environmental Science Department, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, and SHARP, Warren, Berkeley Geochronology Center, 2455 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94709
341-9104DRIP WATER CHEMISTRY FROM THE CASCADE CAVE SYSTEM, KENTUCKY, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR EPIKARST-DERIVED MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES: HARMON, Dalia R., BRANNEN, Kathleen M., KEENAN, Sarah W., and ENGEL, Annette Summers, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, dharmon3@utk.edu
341-10105NORTHERN MIDWEST CLIMATE CHANGES LEADING UP TO THE WISCONSINAN GLACIAL MAXIMUM: MACKINNEY, Joel S.1, RETRUM, Julie B.2, ORLAND, I.J.3, DASGUPTA, Sushmita4, ALEXANDER, E. Calvin Jr5, DORALE, Jeffrey A.6, and EDWARDS, R. Lawrence5, (1) Department of Chemistry, Wheaton College, 501 College Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187-5501, joel.mackinney@my.wheaton.edu, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0231, (3) Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, 1215 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53706, (4) Schlumberger, 1325 S Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77077, (5) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, (6) Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1379
341-11106A STALAGMITE RECORD OF MILLENNIAL-SCALE CONTINENTAL CLIMATE DURING THE LAST GLACIAL CYCLE FROM WESTERN IBERIA: HOUTS, Amanda N.1, DENNISTON, Rhawn F.1, ASMEROM, Yemane2, POLYAK, Victor J.2, WANAMAKER, Alan D. Jr3, and HAWS, Jonathan A.4, (1) Department of Geology, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA 52314, ahouts14@cornellcollege.edu, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, 253 Science I, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, (4) Department of Anthropology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292
341-12107A 5,000-YEAR RECORD OF TRACE ELEMENTS AND STABLE ISOTOPES IN A BELGIAN SPELEOTHEM: MCQUIGGAN, Kyle, Geology, Union College, 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308, mcquiggk@union.edu, GILLIKIN, David P., Department of Geology, Union College, 807 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12308, and VERHEYDEN, Sophie, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, 1000, Belgium
341-13108A STALAGMITE RECORD OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM THE LAST GLACIAL MAXIMUM THROUGH MIDDLE HOLOCENE FROM CAPE RANGE, WESTERN AUSTRALIA: AN, Ni1, DENNISTON, Rhawn F.1, LACHNIET, Matthew S.2, POLYAK, Victor J.3, ASMEROM, Yemane3, and HUMPHREYS, William4, (1) Department of Geology, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA 52314, Nan14@cornellcollege.edu, (2) Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Box 454010, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, (3) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (4) Western Australia Museum, Welshpool, Western Australia, Australia

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