Southeastern Section - 63rd Annual Meeting (1011 April 2014)

Session No. 27
Friday, 11 April 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Inn and Conference Center at Virginia Tech Smithfield

T24. Hidden Gems: Geological Collections and Museums in the Southeastern U.S.

 

James Beard, Llyn Sharp and Sarah Timm, Advocates
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:10 AM
THE GEOLOGICAL REPOSITORIES OF VIRGINIA’S STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
LASSETTER, William L. Jr, VA Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy - Division of Geology and Mineral Resources, 900 Natural Resources Dr., Suite 500, Charlottesville, VA 22903, william.lassetter@dmme.virginia.gov
8:30 AM
GROWING, PRESERVING, USING, AND CONTAINMENT OF YOUR DEPARTMENT’S MINERAL COLLECTION
HOLLABAUGH, Curtis L., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, chollaba@westga.edu
8:50 AM
GEORGIA COLLEGE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, SURVIVING IN A LOW BUDGET ENVIRONMENT
MEAD, Alfred, Biological and Environmental Sciences Department, Georgia College and State University, Campus Box 081, Milledgeville, GA 31061, al.mead@gcsu.edu
9:10 AM
EXPERIMENTAL RUN PRODUCT ARCHIVE, PRODUCED USING THE EGEMS GEOLOGICAL DATABASE, PROMOTES LONG-TERM PRESERVATION AND ACCESSIBILITY FOR BOTH SPECIMENS AND THEIR ASSOCIATED DATA
TIMM, Sarah, Research and Collections, Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112, sarah.timm@vmnh.virginia.gov and BEARD, James, Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Ave, Martinsville, VA 24112
 
9:30 AM
Break
9:50 AM
PALEONTOLOGY IN THE DIGITAL AGE: DIGITIZING TRIASSIC INSECTS FROM SOLITE QUARRY, VA
BYRD, Christina J., Department of Paleontology, Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112, christina.byrd@vmnh.virginia.gov, DOOLEY, Alton C. Jr, Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112, and TIMM, Sarah, Research and Collections, Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112
10:10 AM
THE GEOLOGY COLLECTION OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCES, RALEIGH, NC, USA
TACKER, R. Christopher, Geology Unit, Research & Collections, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-1029, christopher.tacker@naturalsciences.org and WEAVER, Patricia G., Geology/Paleontology, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1029
10:30 AM
RARE EUHEDRAL CALCITE CRYSTALS IN THE AMETHYST GEODES OF BRAZIL AND URUGUAY
NORD, Julia A., Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Science, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MSN 5F2, Fairfax, VA 22030, jnord@gmu.edu and YOUNT, Victor, Marshall, VA 20116
10:50 AM
HERBERT H. AND DAISY W. SMITH: COLLECTORS, CURATORS, AND CHRONICLERS OF ALABAMA
RINDSBERG, Andrew K., Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Station 7, The University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL 35470, arindsberg@uwa.edu
 
11:10 AM
Concluding Discussion
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