2009 Events


October 18–21, 2009
Geological Society of America
Annual Meeting
Portland, Oregon

Coalition Presentations and Workshops


Title: Subtle ice-walled lake terraces identified and mapped with shaded relief maps of 2-ft DEMS from aerial photography or LiDAR
Authors: B. Brandon Curry
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, UIUC, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, curry@isgs.illinois.edu
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Seismic characterization of glacial sediments in central Illinois based on downhole seismic measurements
Authors: Ahmed Ismail
  Andrew Stumpf
  Willam Dey
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, UIUC, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, ismail@isgs.illinois.edu
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Constraints on aquifer occurrence in tunnel channels, Saginaw Lobe, Michigan
Authors: Alan E. Kehew (1)
  John Esch (2)
  Stephanie K. Ewald (1)
  Andrew L. Kozlowski (3)
Affiliations: (1) Geosciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, alan.kehew@wmich.edu
  (2) Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality, Office of Geological Survey, P.O. 30256, Lansing, MI 48909
  (3) Geologic Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Lakes, shear, and multiple tills: An example of a complex ice marginal position in the eastern Catskills
Authors: Andrew L. Kozlowski (1)
  Brian C. Bird (2)
  Colby A. Smith (3)
  Newton W. Krumdieck (4)
  Paul Stefanik (5)
Affiliations: (1) Geologic Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, akozlows@mail.nysed.gov
  (2) Department of Geoscience, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
  (3) Geology, St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617
  (4) New York Geologic Survey, Albany, NY 12230
  (5) New York State Museum, Geologic Survey, Albany, NY 12230
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Younger Dryas buried peat horizon in the Montezuma wetlands complex, central New York: Implications for landscape evolution and deglacial chronology
Authors: Newton W. Krumdieck (1)
  Andrew L. Kozlowski (2)
  William Kappel (3)
Affiliations: (1) New York Geological Survey, NY 12230, nkrumdie@mail.nysed.gov
  (2) Geologic Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
  (3) U.S. Geological Survey, 30 Brown Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-1573
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: A GIS-based approach to modeling three-dimensional geology of near-surface glacial morphosequences: Huntertown Formation, northeastern Indiana
Authors: Sally L. Letsinger (1)
  Shawn Naylor (1)
  Greg A. Olyphant (2)
Affiliations: (1) Center for Geospatial Data Analysis, Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey, 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405-2208, sletsing@indiana.edu
  (2) Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Center for Geospatial Data Analysis, 1001 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Geologic mapping coalitions: Addressing the need for a U.S. National commitment for three-dimensional geologic models and derivative maps
Authors: Donald E. McKay III
  Richard C. Berg
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820-6964, mckay@isgs.illinois.edu
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Application of a 3-D geologic mapping and visualization program to advance water resource management in McHenry County, Illinois
Authors: J.F. Thomason (1)
D.A. Keefer (1)
  C.L. McKinney (2)
Affiliations: (1) Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820-6964, keefer@isgs.illinois.edu
  (2) McHenry County, 2200 N. Seminary Ave, Woodstock, IL 60098
Abstract: View Abstract


WORKSHOP: Three-dimensional geologic mapping
Instructors: Richard C. Berg (1)
  L. Harvey Thorleifson (2)
  Hazen A.J. Russell (3)
Affiliations: (1) Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820-6964, berg@isgs.illinois.edu
  (2) Minnesota Geological Survey
  (3) Geological Survey of Canada
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April 2–3, 2009
Geological Society of America
North-Central Meeting
Rockford, Illinois

Coalition Presentations


Title: Determining sediment transport rates during deglaciation of the Michigan Lobe, northeastern Illinois
Authors: B. Brandon Curry
  Steven E. Brown
  Jason F. Thomason
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, UIUC, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, curry@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Impacts of seasonal anoxia on microbiota (ostracodes) and sediment chemistry at Crystal Lake, Illinois, during the Anthropocene and the last glacial-interglacial transition
Authors: B. Brandon Curry (1)
  Gabriel M. Filippelli (2)
Affiliations: (1) Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, UIUC, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, curry@isgs.illinois.edu
  (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), 723 W. Michigan Street, SL 188, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Insights into the paleoenvironment of lacustrine sediments prior to the last glaciation at Wedron, Illinois
Authors: Nicole D. Fox (1)
  Jason Thomason (2)
  David Grimley (2)
  Brandon Curry (2)
Affiliations: (1) Department of Geology, University of Illinois, 1301 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801, ndfox2@illinois.edu
  (2) Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, UIUC, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Illinoian and pre-Illinoian paleoecology and paleoenvironments in central and southern Illinois
Authors: David A. Grimley (1)
  Elizabeth Geiger (2)
  Andrew Phillips (1)
  Nathan Webb (1)
  Andrew Stumpf (1)
Affiliations: (1) Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, UIUC, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, grimley@isgs.illinois.edu
  (2) Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901
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Title: Glacial Lake Mesick: A previously unrecognized proglacial lake associated with the Port Huron stadial
Authors: Kevin A. Kincare
Affiliations: U.S. Geological Survey, 926 A National Center, Reston, VA 20192, kkincare@usgs.gov
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Title: Age of organic carbon in late Wisconsin till, southwestern Michigan
Authors: Alan E. Kehew (1)
  Nathaniel A. Barnes (2)
  R. V. Krishnamurthy (1)
Affiliations: (1) Department of Geosciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, alan.kehew@wmich.edu
  (2) GeoTrans, Inc, 46010 Manekin Plaza, Suite 100, Sterling, VA 20166
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Methodology and use of close range photogrammetry for geologic studies of inaccessible outcrops
Authors: Justine Petras (1)
  Christopher Stohr (2)
  Donald Mikulic (2)
Affiliations: (1) Department of Geology, University of Illinois, 1301 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801, petras@isgs.illinois.edu
  (2) Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, UIUC, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
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Title: Interpreting subsurface glacigenic sequences: An example of using exposed ice-contact sediments as a model for mapping buried ice-margin deposits
Authors: Jason F. Thomason
  Steven E. Brown
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, UIUC, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, thomason@isgs.uiuc.edu
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Title: Separating stratigraphic layers and local facies in borehole records from glacial sediments using statistical analysis
Authors: Erik R. Venteris
Affiliations: Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey, 2045 Morse Rd., C-2, Columbus, OH 43229, erik.venteris@dnr.state.oh.us
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January 12–14, 2009
Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition
Annual Meeting
Indianapolis, Indiana



Jan. 13
Presentation
 
Author(s) and Affiliation(s)
       
  3-D geologic mapping Lake County, Illinois: Update of Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition project   Mike Barnhardt, Jason Thomason, Steve Brown, Jennifer Carrell, Barb Stiff, Dave Larson, Chris Stohr, Ahmed Ismail, Don Luman, Virgie Amacher, and
Travis Griest

Illinois State Geological Survey

  Progress on Indiana Geological Survey projects for 2008–09   Mike Prentice
Indiana Geological Survey

  Geological mapping in Minnesota   Harvey Thorleifson
Minnesota Geological Survey

  The Bellevue flood of 2008: A three-dimensional response to a geologic disaster

  Rick Pavey
Ohio Geological Survey

  Status of geologic mapping in Michigan   John Esch
Michigan Geological Survey

  Glacial landsystems approach applied to the Saginaw Lobe terrain   Alan Kehew, John Esch, and
Andrew Kozlowski

Western Michigan University,
Michigan Geological Survey, and
New York State Geological Survey

  Geology for the Empire State   Andrew Kozlowski
New York State Geological Survey

  Glacial deposits of Pennsylvania   Gary Fleeger
Pennsylvania Geological Survey

  Status of geologic mapping in Wisconsin   Eric C. Carson
Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey

  Update on projects—U.S. Geological Survey   Kevin Kincare
U.S. Geological Survey

Jan. 14      
  Photogrammetry, remote sensing and image processing of inaccessible outcrops for 3-D geologic models   Christopher Stohr, Steven Brown, and Donald Keefer
Illinois State Geological Survey

  Visualization of GIS data in immersive 3-D stereo

  Don Keffer
Illinois State Geological Survey
  ArcGIS tools for geologic mapping in 3-D space   Jennifer Carrell
Illinois State Geological Survey

  Ground-water models for Milan, Ohio, and the Huntertown aquifer system, Allen County, Indiana   Sally Letsinger and Rick Pavey
Indiana Geological Survey and
Ohio Geological Survey

  Optical ages from the ancient Mississippi River Valley of north-central Illinois   Don McKay
Illinois State Geological Survey

  New Illinois State Geological Survey Optical Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) Laboratory   Hong Wang
Illinois State Geological Survey

  Three-dimensional ground water model: Berrien County, Michigan   Greg Olyphant
Indiana Geological Survey

  Geophysical methods and data interpretation   Yev Kontar
Illinois State Geological Survey

  Seismic reflection (p and s-wave) methods for interpreting results of Fort Wayne, Indiana, area seismic surveys

  Ahmed Ismail
Illinois State Geological Survey
  Characterization of glacial material using seismic refraction and multichannel analysis of surface waves

  Glenn Larsen (Presented by Mike Angle)
Ohio Geological Survey
  Status of the Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition Web site   Nancy R. Hasenmueller
Indiana Geological Survey

Members and Affiliates

Coalition in Action