South-Central Section - 47th Annual Meeting (4-5 April 2013)

T15. Climate Change, Earth Process and Human Impacts in Determining Earth's Landscapes

Session No. 35
Friday, 5 April 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
AT&T Center Classroom 203

T15. Climate Change, Earth Process and Human Impacts in Determining Earth's Landscapes

 

Rong Fu and Suzanne A. Pierce, Presiding
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Start Time
 
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
SHALE GAS IN ARGENTINA: A SYSTEMS DYNAMICS APPROACH
BALLEW, Natalie J.1, DAS, Kumar2, ECKHART, Jeanne3, HESTER, Stephen3, MALIN, Reed A.1, MAXWELL, John P.1, MEEHAN, Colin3, and PIERCE, Suzanne A.4, (1) Energy and Earth Resources and LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, natalie.ballew@gmail.com, (2) Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, 78712, (3) Energy and Earth Resources, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, 78712, (4) Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C9000, Austin, TX 87185
1:55 PM
MODELING THE IMPACT OF AFFORESTATION ON GLOBAL CLIMATE
JACKSON, Craig, Mathematics, Ohio Wesleyan University, 90 S Henry St, Delaware, OH 43015, chjackso@owu.edu and MASABATHULA, Sriharsha, Economics, Ohio Wesleyan University, 61 S Sandusky St, Delaware, OH 43015
2:15 PM
POLAR AMPLIFICATION: IS ATMOSPHERIC HEAT TRANSPORT IMPORTANT?
JACKSON, Craig, Mathematics, Ohio Wesleyan University, 90 S Henry St, Delaware, OH 43015, chjackso@owu.edu and ALEXEEV, Vladimir, Climatology, International Arctic Research Center, 930 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775
2:35 PM
SENSITIVITY OF THE LATE PERMIAN CLIMATE TO BATHYMETRIC CHANGES, ATMOSPHERIC CO2 CONCENTRATIONS, AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE MASS EXTINCTION
OSEN, Angela, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Arlington, 500 Yates Street, Arlington, TX 76019, angela.osen@mavs.uta.edu, WINGUTH, Arne M.E., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Arlington, 500 Yates Street, Arlington, TX 76019, and WINGUTH, Cornelia, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19049, Arlington, TX 76019-0049
 
2:55 PM
Break
 
3:10 PM
Reopen Session
3:15 PM
DEPOSITIONAL INTERPRETATION USING INTEGRATED SEDIMENTOLOGICAL AND  PALEONTOLOGICAL DATA FROM A FOSSIL-BEARING UNIT WITHIN THE BLACKWATER DRAW FORMATION, PLAINVIEW, TEXAS
SHADDEN, T.S., Geology, Wayland Baptist Unviersity, 1900 W. 7th Street, Plainview, TX 79072, tarynshadden@yahoo.com, SCHMIDT, D.R., Geology, Wayland Baptist University, 1900 W. 7th Street, Plainview, TX 79072, and STEFFEN, B., South Louisiana Community College, 908 Ember Drive, New Iberia, LA 70560
3:35 PM
MAPPING THE LLANO ESTACADO OF NORTH AMERICA
STOUT, John E., USDA-Agricultural Research Service, 3810 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79415, johnedwardstout@gmail.com
3:55 PM
PRE-CRETACEOUS EROSION SURFACE IN TEXAS
SOBEHRAD, Susan J., Belton New Tech High School, Belton, TX 76513 and LONG, Leon E., Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, leonlong@jsg.utexas.edu
4:15 PM
COMBINING RFID AND MOTION TRACERS WITH STATIONARY ANTENNAS TO MONITOR BEDLOAD TRANSPORT IN COARSE ALLUVIAL CHANNELS
OLINDE, Lindsay, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2275 Speedway Stop C9000, EPS Building #3.102C, Austin, TX 78712, lindsayolinde@utexas.edu and JOHNSON, Joel P.L., Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C9000, Austin, TX 78712
 
4:35 PM
Discussion
 
5:05 PM
Concluding Remarks
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