Session No. 18
Sunday, 27 October 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 404 (Colorado Convention Center)

T123. Geology in the National Parks: Research, Mapping, and Resource Management I

GSA Geophysics Division; National Cave and Karst Research Institute (NCKRI)

 

Bruce Heise, Jason P. Kenworthy and Timothy B. Connors, Advocates
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8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
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8:15 AM
DISCOVERIES AND BREAKTHROUGHS FROM INTEGRATIVE ANALYSIS OF YELLOWSTONE SCIENCE REVEALING NEW TECTONIC-VOLCANIC MODELS AND A NEW ASSESSMENT OF EARTHQUAKE-VOLCANO HAZARD
SMITH, Robert B.1, FARRELL, Jamie1, MASSIN, Fred2, PUSKAS, Christine3, CHANG, W.L.4, SHELLY, David5 and SHELLY, David5, (1)Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 155 S. 1460 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (2)University of French West Indies Seismological Data Center, French Lesser Antilles, Guadeloupe, (3)Unavco, Boulder, CO 80301, (4)Earth Sciences, National Central University, Jhongli City, 32001, Taiwan, (5)U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA
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8:30 AM
REACTIVATION OF CONJUGATE FAULTS IN THE FOOTWALL OF BRYCE CANYON’S RUBY’S INN THRUST FAULT
MACLEAN, John S., Geology, Southern Utah University, SC 309, 351 West University Boulevard, Cedar City, UT 84720
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8:45 AM
AN INVENTORY OF PALEOBOTANICAL RESOURCES FROM NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AREAS
SANTUCCI, Vincent L., National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, 1201 Eye Street NW, Washington, DC 20005 and KNIGHT, Cassi, GeoCorps, American Geosciences Institute, 4220 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302
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9:00 AM
WIELAND, "WINDY CAVE", AND WASHINGTON: THE RISE AND FALL OF FOSSIL CYCAD NATIONAL MONUMENT
GHIST, John M., 3056 W. Prentice Ave. #C, Littleton, CO 80123 and SANTUCCI, Vincent L., National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, 1201 Eye Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
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9:15 AM
USING DIGITAL GIS GEOLOGIC MAPS TO HELP TELL THE STORY AND RECONSTRUCT THE RESOURCES OF DECOMMISSIONED FOSSIL CYCAD NATIONAL MONUMENT, BLACK HILLS OF SOUTH DAKOTA
CONNORS, Tim, Geologic Resources Division, National Park Service, 12795 West Alameda Avenue, Denver, CO 80225, SANTUCCI, Vincent L., National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, 1201 Eye Street NW, Washington, DC 20005 and O'MEARA, Stephanie A., Geosciences, Colorado State University, Colorado State University, Dept. of Geosciences, Campus Delivery 1482, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1482
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9:30 AM
ASSESSING RISK FROM ROCKFALL AND PLACING RISK IN SOCIETAL CONTEXT
BILDERBACK, Eric L., National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, NPS Geologic Resources Division, 12795 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228
 
9:45 AM
Break
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10:00 AM
PHOTOGRAPHIC MONITORING OF THE NATURAL VIEWSHED OF DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, ALASKA
KARPILO, Ronald D., Geosciences, Colorado State University/National Park Service, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1482 and KARPILO, Lacy N., University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK 99508
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10:15 AM
CAVES AND KARST: UNDERSTANDING THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE'S HIDDEN RESOURCES
PATE, Dale L., National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80225-0287
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10:30 AM
CROSSING BOUNDARIES ON PUBLIC LANDS: GEOPHYSICAL SURVEYS OF A POTENTIALLY EXTENSIVE CAVE SYSTEM UNDERLYING BLM AND NATIONAL PARK SERVICE UNITS
LAND, Lewis A., NM Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources and National Cave & Karst Research Institute, New Mexico Tech, 400-1 Cascades Ave, Carlsbad, NM 88220
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10:45 AM
IDENTIFYING KARST RESOURCES WITHIN A NATIONAL PARK: THE EXAMPLE OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO CANAL NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK
TUDEK, John, Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, 330 Brooks Hall, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300 and VESPER, Dorothy J., Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, 330 Brooks Hall, Morgantown, WV 26505
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11:00 AM
OBSERVATIONS ON DUNE BEHAVIOR AT GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PARK, COLORADO
VALDEZ, Andrew D., Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, National Park Service, 11500 Hwy 150, Mosca, CO 81146
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11:15 AM
MAPPING UNDER THE SAND: PROGRESS REPORT ON GEOPHYSICAL STUDIES IN GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PARK, COLORADO
GRAUCH, V.J.S., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, DFC, MS 964, Denver, CO 80225, BEDROSIAN, Paul A., US Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, Bldg 20, MS 964, Denver, CO 80225, DRENTH, Benjamin J., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 964 Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225 and BLOSS, Benjamin R., Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, Mail Stop 964, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225
 
11:35 AM
Keepers of the Beat Video: Glaciers and Climate Change at North Cascades National Park
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