Session No. 65
Sunday, 27 October 2013: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Colorado Convention Center Room 607

Special Session: GSA 125th Anniversary Books: I, The Web of Geological Sciences: Advances, Impacts, and Interactions; II, The Impact of Geological Sciences on Society: Authors Present Summaries of Their Articles II

GSA Geophysics Division; GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division: GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Archaeological Geology Division; GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Geoscience Education Division; GSA Geobiology & Geomicrobiology Division

 

M.E. Bickford, Chair
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Start Time
1:00 PM
THREE REVOLUTIONS IN PALEOCLIMATOLOGY AND THE COMING NEW REVOLUTION
PARRISH, Judith Totman, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Univ of Idaho, P.O. Box 443022, Moscow, ID 83844, jparrish@uidaho.edu
1:15 PM
THE EVOLUTION OF GEOBIOLOGY IN THE CONTEXT OF LIVING STROMATOLITES
SPEAR, John R., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401-1887, jspear@mines.edu and CORSETTI, Frank, Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
1:30 PM
ROLE OF GEOBIOLOGY IN THE ASTROBIOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
FARMER, Jack D., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287, jfarmer@asu.edu
1:45 PM
GEOINFORMATICS: TOWARD AN INTEGRATIVE VIEW OF EARTH AS A SYSTEM
SINHA, A. Krishna, Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420, pitlab@vt.edu, THESSEN, Anne E., School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, and BARNES, Calvin G., Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053
2:00 PM
THE CHALLENGES OF MINERAL RESOURCES FOR SOCIETY
PRICE, Jonathan G., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, Reno, M.S. 178, Reno, NV 89557, JonathanGPrice@alumni.ls.berkeley.edu
2:15 PM
GLOBAL ENERGY AND THE ROLE OF GEOSCIENCES: A NORTH AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE
TINKER, Scott W., Geosciences, Bureau of Economic Geology, P.O. Box X, University Station, Austin, TX 78713, scott.tinker@beg.utexas.edu and LYNCH, Harry, 1905 N. Lamar Suite 103, Austin, TX 78705
2:30 PM
BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: SOIL RESOURCES AND THE GEOSCIENCES ON A CULTIVATED PLANET
AMUNDSON, Ronald and SPOSITO, Garrison, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, 130 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, earthy@berkeley.edu
2:45 PM
EARTH SCIENCE AND SOCIETY:  ADVANCES IN NATURAL HAZARD SCIENCE AND ASSESSMENT, 1963–2013
ZOBACK, Mary Lou, Department of Geophysics, Stanford University, 397 Panama Mall, 360 Mitchell Building, Stanford, CA 94305, marylouz@stanford.edu, GEIST, Eric L., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, PALLISTER, John S., USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1300 Cardinal Court, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98683, HILL, David P., U.S Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, 94025, MCCAUSLAND, Wendy, U.S. Geological Survey, Vancouver, WA 98693, and YOUNG, Simon, Caribbean Risk Managers Ltd, Washington, DC, DC 20016
 
3:00 PM
Break
3:15 PM
GEOLOGY AND HEALTH: A BRIEF HISTORY FROM THE PLEISTOCENE TO TODAY
HASAN, Syed E., Geosciences, University of Missouri, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499, hasans@umkc.edu, FINKELMAN, Robert B., Dept. of Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080, and SKINNER, Catherine, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109
3:30 PM
GEOSCIENCE PUBLIC POLICY: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS AND EDUCATION
WYSESSION, Michael E., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130, michael@wucore.wustl.edu and ROWAN, Linda, External Affairs, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus, Boulder, CO 80301
3:45 PM
GEOLOGICAL CONSENT FOR HAZARDS MITIGATION AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT POLICY
ROWAN, Linda, External Affairs, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus, Boulder, CO 80301, rowan@unavco.org and WYSESSION, Michael, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, Campus Box 1169, 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130
4:00 PM
GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION FOR THE ANTHROPOCENE
TEWKSBURY, Barbara J., Dept of Geosciences, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 13323-1218, btewksbu@hamilton.edu, MANDUCA, Cathryn, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, MOGK, David W., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, and MACDONALD, R. Heather, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187
 
4:15 PM
Discussion
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