GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 237
Wednesday, 25 September 2019: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 221AB, North Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T4. Eolian Processes and Landscape Evolution

GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; International Society for Aeolian Research; GSA Soils and Soil Processes Division

 

Stephen A. Wolfe and Ian J. Walker, Advocates
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
DOMINANCE OF STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ACROSS THE MIDWEST IN THE POSTGLACIAL PERIOD (Invited Presentation)
SCHAETZL, Randall J., Michigan State University, 673 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, LARSON, Phillip H., Department of Geography and Earth Science Program, Minnesota State University, 206 Morris Hall, Mankato, MN 56001 and RUNNING IV, Garry Leonard, Department of Geography and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 54701
8:25 AM
REVISITING THE DISTRIBUTION AND GEOMORPHOLOGY OF SAND STRINGERS BEYOND THE ICE MARGIN
MATAITIS, Richard James1, LARSON, Phillip Herman2, RUNNING IV, Garry Leonard3, SCHAETZL, Randall4, BOWEN, Mark W.5, FAULKNER, Douglas J.6, RITTENOUR, Tammy M.7, NELSON, Michelle S.8, BURDS, Luke9 and SCHIRMER, Ronald C.9, (1)Department of Geography, AGES Research Laboratory, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, (2)Department of Geography, Earth Science Program, AGES Research Laboratory, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, (3)Department of Geography and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 54701, (4)Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences, Michigan State University, 673 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, (5)Department of Geography, Earth Science Program, AGES Research Laboratory, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN 56001, (6)Department of Geography and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI 54701, (7)Department of Geosciences, Utah State University, 4505 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, (8)USU Luminescence Laboratory, Utah State University, 1770 North Research Parkway Suite 123, North Logan, UT 84341, (9)Department of Anthropology, AGES Research Laboratory, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001
8:40 AM
DEFINING THE GEOMORPHOLOGY OF CLIFF-TOP DUNES: CASE STUDY OF THE CHIPPEWA RIVER VALLEY, WI, USA
LARSON, Phillip Herman1, MILLETT, Jason1, BURDS, Luke2, MATAITIS, Richard James3, RUNNING IV, Garry Leonard4, RITTENOUR, Tammy M.5, NELSON, Michelle S.6, SCHAETZL, Randall7, FAULKNER, Douglas J.8 and SCHIRMER, Ronald C.2, (1)Department of Geography, Earth Science Program, AGES Research Laboratory, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, (2)Department of Anthropology, AGES Research Laboratory, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, (3)Department of Geography, AGES Research Laboratory, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001, (4)Department of Geography and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 54701, (5)Department of Geosciences, Utah State University, 4505 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, (6)USU Luminescence Laboratory, Utah State University, 1770 North Research Parkway Suite 123, North Logan, UT 84341, (7)Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences, Michigan State University, 673 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, (8)Department of Geography and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI 54701
8:55 AM
LATE QUATERNARY LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION AND ORIGIN OF THE ORIENTED-LAKES COASTAL PLAIN, TUKTOYAKTUK PENINSULA, WESTERN ARCTIC CANADA
WOLFE, Stephen A.1, MURTON, Julian B.2, BATEMAN, Mark D.3 and BARLOW, John2, (1)Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth St., Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada, (2)Department of Geography, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9RH, United Kingdom, (3)Sheffield Centre for International Drylands Research Department of Geography, Univ of Sheffield, Winter St, Sheffield, UK, S10 2TN, United Kingdom
9:10 AM
EXAMINING THE ORIGIN OF MEGA-LINEAR FEATURES IN NORTHERN ARABIA: AEOLIAN, GLACIOGENIC OR TECTONIC FORCINGS
ELHEBIRY, Mohamed Samy1, SULTAN, Mohamed2, ABOTALIB, Abotalib Z.2 and KEHEW, Alan E.2, (1)Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University, 1903 W. Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5241; Geology Department, Al-Azhar University, Nasr City, Cairo, 11884, Egypt, (2)Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University, 1903 W. Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
9:25 AM
OPTICAL DATING OF EOLIAN LANDFORMS USING QUARTZ IN BRITISH COLUMBIA AND WESTERN ALBERTA, CANADA – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
LIAN, Olav B., Department of Geography and the Environment, University of the Fraser Valley, 33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8, WOLFE, Stephen A., Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth St., Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada, NEUDORF, Christina M., Desert Research Institute, Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512, HICKIN, Adrian S., British Columbia Geological Survey, PO Box 9333 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, BC V8W 9N3, Canada and GINGERICH, Travis B., Geography, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr., Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada; Department of Geography and the Environment, University of the Fraser Valley, 33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8
9:40 AM
CHRONOLOGY OF EOALIAN SEDIMENTS FROM NORTHERN IRAN
FRECHEN, Manfred1, RAHIMZADEH, Neda1, KEHL, Martin2 and KHORMALI, Farhad3, (1)Geochronology, Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics (LIAG), Stilleweg 2, Hannover, 30655, Germany, (2)Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Albertus Magnus Platz, Köln, 50923, Germany, (3)Department of Soil Sciences, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Gorgan, 49138-15739, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
 
9:55 AM
Break
10:10 AM
HIGH LATITUDE DUST EMISSION PROCESSES IN A WARMING WORLD (Invited Presentation)
KING, James1, HAYES, Patrick L.2, BACHELDER, Jill2 and BASTIEN-THIBAULT, Marie-Pierre1, (1)Géographie, Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-ville, Montréal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada, (2)Chimie, Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-ville, MONTREAL, QC H3C 3J7, Canada
10:30 AM
WINDFLOW PATTERNS AND SEDIMENT TRANSPORT ON THE LEE SLOPE OF A LARGE PARABOLIC DUNE, SOUTHEASTERN SHORE OF LAKE MICHIGAN
YURK, Brian P.1, HANSEN, Edward2, BODENBENDER, Brian E.2, SMYTH, Thomas3, SCHAETZL, Randall4 and DEVRIES-ZIMMERMAN, Suzanne5, (1)Department of Mathematics, Hope College, 27 Graves Place, Holland, MI 49423, (2)Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences, Hope College, P.O. Box 9000, Holland, MI 49422-9000, (3)Department of Biological and Geographical Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, United Kingdom, (4)Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences, Michigan State University, 673 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, (5)Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Hope College, 35 E. 12th Street, Holland, MI 49423
10:45 AM
UTILIZING TOPOGRAPHIC STRUCTURE FOR CHARACTERIZING AND MAPPING DUNES, WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, NEW MEXICO
YOUNG, Brennan W.1, BISHOP, Michael P.1 and EWING, Ryan C.2, (1)Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, (2)Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, 3115 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843
Handouts
  • GSA 2019 Young 20190725.pdf (2.7 MB)
  • 11:00 AM
    GPR IMAGING AND SEDIMENTOLOGY OF HOLOCENE STRAND PLAIN DEPOSITS, CROOKED ISLAND, BAHAMAS
    VOIGT, Amarelda D.1, MCBRIDE, John H.1, KWONG, Keili2, RITTER, Scott M.2 and TINGEY, David G.1, (1)Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, (2)Dept. of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
    11:15 AM
    AEOLIAN SEDIMENT TRANSPORT THROUGH FOREDUNE BLOWOUTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR BEACH-DUNE INTERACTION AND DUNE FIELD EVOLUTION (Invited Presentation)
    DELGADO-FERNANDEZ, Irene, Geography and Geology, Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, L39 4QP, England
    11:35 AM
    A-TTRACS, AEOLIAN TURBULENCE AND TRANSPORT RAPID COMPUTATIONAL SUITE: A GUI-ENABLED SOFTWARE PACKAGE FOR RAPID COMPUTATION OF AEOLIAN FIELD DATA
    SWANN, Christy, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, 1005 Balch Blvd, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529, TERESZKIEWICZ, Peter A., Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, 1005 Balch Road, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529; Department of Geography, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 and ELLIS, Jean T., Department of Geography, University of South Carolina, 709 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29208
     
    11:50 AM
    Concluding Remarks
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