GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 182
Tuesday, 24 September 2019: 9:00 AM-6:30 PM
Hall AB, North Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T162. Environmental and Engineering Geology Division (Posters)

GSA Environmental & Engineering Geology Division

Authors will be present from 4:30 to 6:30 PM.

 

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MICROPLASTIC: A CONSISTENT COMPARISON OF GLOBAL SAND AND SOIL SAMPLES
FERNANDES, Miguel V.1, LEWIS, Timothy L.2, SCHWARTZ, Megan2 and ABDUHALI, Xavier1, (1)University of St. Thomas, Dougherty Family College, Mail TMH 301, 1000 Laselle, Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005, (2)Biology, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105
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MICROPLASTIC CONTAMINATION OF A KARST SPRING DURING FLOODING
RITTER, Abigail N., BARAZA PIAZUELO, Teresa and HASENMUELLER, Elizabeth A., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 63108
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THE EFFECT OF PLASTIC PARTICLES ON HEAT TRANSFER AND RETENTION IN SAND
LOSCO, Russell1, BROWN, Regina2 and CHIPMAN, Alex2, (1)Department of Earth and Space Sciences, West Chester University, 311 East Avondale Road, Merion Science Center, WEst Chester, PA 19383; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Delaware County Community College, 311 East Avondale Road, West Grove, PA 19390, (2)Department of Earth and Space Sciences, West Chester University, 311 East Avondale Road, Merion Science Center, WEst Chester, PA 19383
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EXPLORATORY STUDY OF MICROPLASTICS IN THE EASTERN HIMALAYAS OF NEPAL
SIMPSON, Mathew, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, NICHOLSON, Kirsten N., Department of Geological Sciences, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47304 and NEUMANN, Klaus, Geological Sciences, Ball State University, 2021 W Riverside Ave, Muncie, IN 47306
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IDENTIFYING AND CLASSIFYING MICRO-PLASTICS IN SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS
VILLEGAS MARTINEZ, Gabriela, School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 1201 W University Dr., Edinburg, TX 78539
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MODELING THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HYDROLOGY AND STREAM TEMPERATURE IN THE SOUTH FORK OF THE STILLAGUAMISH RIVER
MITCHELL, Robert J.1, CLARKE, Katherine1 and YEARSLEY, John R.2, (1)Department of Geology, Western Washington University, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225, (2)Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
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NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF DRIFTING SNOW AROUND A HIGHWAY IN A COLD REGION
YANG, Sheng, State Key Laboratory of Frozen Soil Engineering, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, 320 Donggang West Road, LANZHOU, 730000, China and ZHANG, Mingyi, State Key Laboratory of Frozen Soil Engineering, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 320 Donggang West Road, Lanzhou, 730000, China
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GEOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF STEEL PLANT EMISSIONS BY LICHEN BIOMONITORING
KOUSEHLAR, Masoomeh and WIDOM, Elisabeth, Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056
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IDENTIFYING CANOPY GAPS IN THE MONTEVERDE, COSTA RICA CLOUD FOREST USING VERY HIGH RESOLUTION SATELLITE IMAGERY AND GROUND-BASED MEASUREMENTS
YURK, Brian P., Department of Mathematics, Hope College, 27 Graves Place, Holland, MI 49423 and MURRAY, K. Greg, Department of Biology, Hope College, 35 East 12th St., Holland, MI 49423
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INFLUENCE OF SALINITY ON THE SWELLING RATE AND HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY OF NA-BENTONITE AND CA-BENTONITE CLAYS
KEY, Amanda, MEASHINTUBBY, Herman, TESTA, Maurice P., COMER, Michael and MAYO, Dave P., Physical Sciences Department, University of Arkansas- Fort Smith, 5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72904
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IDENTIFICATION OF THE CAUSES AND EXTENT OF ELEVATED METHANE CONCENTRATIONS IN THE GROUNDWATER OF EASTERN KENTUCKY
ALVAREZ VILLA, Cristopher1, ERHARDT, Andrea M.1, FRYAR, Alan1, PARRIS, Thomas M.2, ZHU, Junfeng2 and WEBB, Steven E.2, (1)Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Ave, 101 Slone Research Building, Lexington, KY 40506, (2)Kentucky Geological Survey, University of Kentucky, 228 Mining and Mineral Resources Building, Lexington, KY 40506
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MINERALOGICAL AND GEOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SANDS FROM AN ACTIVE DUNE SYSTEM NEAR TONOPAH, NEVADA: CHARACTERIZATION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL REFERENCE MATERIAL FOR CENTRAL NEVADA
OGLESBEE, Traister1, STURMER, Daniel M.2, MCLEOD, Claire1, CHAPPELL, J. Caleb1 and KREKELER, Mark P.S.1, (1)Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, 118 Shideler hall, 250 S. Patterson Ave, Oxford, OH 45056, (2)Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
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TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY INVESTIGATION OF MINE WASTE SAMPLES FROM TONOPAH, NEVADA
DOEPKE, Lauren, MCLEOD, Claire and KREKELER, Mark P.S., Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, 118 Shideler hall, 250 S. Patterson Ave, Oxford, OH 45056
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PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PARAMETERS DETERMINING BACTERIAL GROWTH OF ACID MINE DRAINAGE SITES IN SOUTHEAST OHIO
BARKETT, Sebastian, Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 139 University Terrace, Athens, OH 45780 and LOPEZ, Dina L., Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701
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LEAD BURDEN IN LONG BONES OF NORTH AMERICAN RIVER OTTERS
MUDICA, Kathryn, Earth and Environmental Systems, Indiana State University, 600 Chestnut St., Terre Haute, IN 47809 and LATIMER, Jennifer C., Earth and Environmental Systems, Indiana State University, 2311 Arleth St, Terre Haute, IN 47802
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THE INFLUENCE OF SOIL TEXTURE AND IRRIGATION CHEMISTRY ON PEDOGENIC CaCO3 PRECIPITATION AND CO2 EMISSIONS OF AGRICULTURAL SOILS IN THE SOUTHWESTERN US
MORENO, Victoria, JIN, Lixin and ORTIZ, Anna C., Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, TX 79968
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INVESTIGATING THE PROPORTIONS OF POINT & NONPOINT SOURCE PHOSPHORUS POLLUTION ENTERING UTAH LAKE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR EUTROPHICATION
O'BRYANT, David Claud, Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 W University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058
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RADIOGENIC ISOTOPES AS POTENTIAL TRACERS OF WINE ORIGIN
DALY, George Edward, Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, 250 S. Patterson Avenue, 118D Shideler Hall, Oxford, OH 45056-3656 and WIDOM, Elisabeth, Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056
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APPLICATION OF MONITORING AND CONTROL TECHNOLOGY IN EMERGENCY DISPOSAL OF GROUNDWATER POLLUTION
QIANG, Zhang, HONGYE, Li and JINYU, Sun, Groundwater Science & Engineering, Chengdu University of Technology, No. 1, the Third East Road of Erxian Qiao, chengdu, 610059, China
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A STUDY ON THE SLAKE DURABILITY INDEX OF DIFFERENT WEATHERED ROCKS IN SRI LANKA
JAYAWARDENA, Upali de Silva, Department of Civil Engineering,, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, PERADENIYA, 20400, Sri Lanka
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GRAIN SIZE AND PORE SIZE DISTRIBUTIONS OF THE SLIP SURFACE SOIL AT NORTH KYUSHU LANDSLIDE DISASTER SITE ON JULY, 2017
KIMURA, Sho, Faculty of Agriculture, University of the Ryukyus, Senbaru 1, Nishihara-cho, Nakagami-gun, 903-0213, Japan and NAKAMURA, Shinya, Faculty of Agriculture, University of the Ryukyus, 1 Senbaru, Nishihara-cho, Nakagami-gun, 9040213, Japan
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LANDSLIDES IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA: INVENTORY MAPPING AND SUSCEPTIBILITY ASSESSMENT
RICHARD, Emilie M.1, DAHLY, Derek T.1, GRAN, Karen B.2, BRECKENRIDGE, Andy J.3, DELONG, Stephen B.4, DELONG, Whitney M.5, ENGLE, Zachary4, JENNINGS, Carrie6 and WICKERT, Andrew D.7, (1)Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1114 Kirby Drive, Duluth, MN 55812, (2)Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota - Duluth, Duluth, MN 55812, (3)Department of Natural Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Superior, Belknap and Catlin, P.O. Box 2000, Superior, WI 54880, (4)Earthquake Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, (5)Department of Geography, Environment & Society, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, (6)Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota - Duluth, Duluth, MN 55812; Freshwater Society, 2424 Territorial, St. Paul, MN 55114, (7)Deptartment of Earth Sciences and SAFL, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
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ONGOING CRACK MONITORING AT THE CARNEGIE QUARRY, DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH
KATZENSTEIN, Kurt W., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, HUBER, Robert, GeoStabilization International, PO Box 4709, Grand Junction, CO 81502, BILDERBACK, Eric L., National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, Lakewood, CO 80228 and HUNT-FOSTER, ReBecca, National Park Service, Dinosaur National Monument, 11625 East 1500 South, Jensen, UT 84035
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REMOTE SENSING OF LANDSLIDES IN THE MONTEVERDE, COSTA RICA CLOUD FOREST: A MACHINE LEARNING APPROACH
LEU, Eric1, YURK, Brian P.1 and MURRAY, K. Greg2, (1)Department of Mathematics, Hope College, 27 Graves Place, Holland, MI 49423, (2)Department of Biology, Hope College, 35 East 12th St., Holland, MI 49423
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STRATEGIES FOR COMMUNICATING LANDSLIDE RISK IN PUERTO RICO
LUGO BENDEZÚ, Raquel1, ÁLVAREZ GANDÍA, Yahaira1, HUGHES, K. Stephen1, DAVIS, Lindsay A.2, GODT, Jonathan W.3 and PEEK, Lori A.2, (1)Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00681-9000, (2)University of Colorado Boulder, Natural Hazards Center, Boulder, CO 80309, (3)U.S. Geological Survey, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 966, Denver, CO 80225
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RAINFALL THRESHOLDS FOR LANDSLIDE INITIATION IN TENNESSEE AND KENTUCKY
OBE, Oluwatosin, Department of Geosciences, MTSU, 1540 Lascassas Pike, Apt 123B, murfreesboro, TN 37130
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