North-Central Section - 47th Annual Meeting (2-3 May 2013)

Session No. 31
Friday, 3 May 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 1040/1050 (Fetzer Center)

T8. Addressing Environmental Aspects of Geology: Research, Pedagogy, and Public Policy

 

Michael A. Phillips, Advocates
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Start Time
1:30 PM
HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE DUNES NEAR LYNNDYL, UTAH
SACK, Dorothy, Department of Geography, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, sack@ohio.edu
1:50 PM
EFFICACY OF SAND FENCES IN STABILIZING A STEEP ACTIVE DUNE BLOWOUT
BLEEKER, Tyler, MICELI, Cassandra, NIEUWSMA, Josh and PRATHER, Eleighna, Geology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Calvin College, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, tmb29@students.calvin.edu
2:10 PM
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES AT MT. PISGAH
AREVALO, Joseph M., EMMONS, Taylor A., HAREFA, Sarah C., VAN WYK, Ashley L. and ZONDAG, Jacob A., Geology, Geography, and Environmental Studies, Calvin College, 3201 Burton St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, jma24@students.calvin.edu
2:30 PM
UNMANAGED TRAILS AND MANAGEMENT ON A GREAT LAKES DUNE
PARKIN, Ann, KURTZ, Alexander, PERRY, Krystal, SCHULTZ, Veronika and WILLIAMS, Matthew, Department of Geology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Calvin College, 3201 Burton St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, aep25@students.calvin.edu
2:50 PM
THE EFFECTS OF ROAD SALT DEICERS ON REDOX STRATIFICATION AND SALINIZATION OF EUTROPHIC LAKES IN SOUTHWEST MI, USA
GRIFFEY, Denisha, Geosciences Department, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 and KORETSKY, Carla M., Geosciences Department, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5241, denisha.c.griffey@wmich.edu
3:10 PM
CARBON STORAGE AND NITROUS OXIDE AND METHANE EMISSIONS IN MANAGED AND UNMANAGED URBAN LAWNS AND FORESTS
RANSOHOFF, Rebecca Weiss, Earlham College, Department of Geology, Richmond, IN 47374, SODERLUND, Lily, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221 and TOWNSEND-SMALL, Amy, Department of Geology and Department of Geography, University of Cincinnati, 605 Geology-Physics Building, Cincinnati, OH 45221, bwranso08@earlham.edu
 
3:30 PM
Break
3:50 PM
THE REDUCTION OF RIVERINE SILICA TRANSPORT DUE TO INVASIVE RIPARIAN VEGETATION
WAGNER, Zachary C., Geology, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 W College Ave, Saint Peter, MN 56082, TRIPLETT, Laura D., Department of Geology and Environmental Studies Program, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 W College Ave, St Peter, MN 56082 and KETTENRING, Karin M., College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, 5210 Old Main Hill, NR 210, Logan, UT 84322, zwagner@gustavus.edu
4:10 PM
MONITORING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE UPPER KALAMAZOO WATERSHED, MI:  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IN A LOCAL NATURAL LABORATORY
WILCH, T.I. and LINCOLN, T.N., Geological Sciences, Albion College, 611 East Porter St, Albion, MI 49224, twilch@albion.edu
4:30 PM
WATER RESOURCE IMPACTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SAND-MINING BOOM IN WESTERN WISCONSIN:  A COMPARISON BETWEEN AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES AND SAND PROCESSING
SYVERSON, Kent M., Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701, syverskm@uwec.edu
4:50 PM
OPENING A CLEAR AND EQUITABLE DIALOGUE ON THE ISSUE OF MINING IN MICHIGAN’S KEWEENAW PENINSULA
VYE, Erika C., Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49931, ROSE, William I., Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological Univ, 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49931 and MACLENNAN, Carol A., Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49930, ecvye@mtu.edu
5:10 PM
PROVIDING GEOLOGIC EXPERTISE TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES FACING ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
PHILLIPS, Michael A., Natural Sciences, Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N. Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, IL 61348-9692, mike_phillips@ivcc.edu
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