2011 Events


October 9–12, 2011
Geological Society of America
Annual Meeting
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Coalition Presentations


Title: 3-D geological modeling of subsurface facies assemblages correlated to the Illinoian deglaciation in east-central Illinois, United States
Authors: Lisa A. Atkinson (1)
  Martin A. Ross (1)
  Andrew Stumpf (2)
  William S. Dey (2)
Affiliations: (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave. West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada, lisaatkinson5@gmail.com
  (2) Prairie Research Institute, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820
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Title: Sedimentology and 3-D architecture of subsurface facies of the Illinoian deglaciation in east-central Illinois, United States
Author: Lisa A. Atkinson (1)
  Martin A. Ross (1)
  Andrew Stumpf (2)
  Ahmed Ismail (2)
Affiliations: (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave. West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada, lisaatkinson5@gmail.com
  (2) Prairie Research Institute, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820
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Title: A reexamination of meltwater routing in central New York
Authors: Brian Bird
  Andrew L. Kozlowski
Affiliations: Geological Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, bbird@mail.nysed.gov
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Title: Recognition of lacustrine sequences in northeast Illinois and their implications for interpretations of fluctuations of the Lake Michigan Lobe margin: Have we overlooked allostratigraphy?
Authors: Steven E. Brown
  Jason F. Thomason
  Michael L. Barnhardt
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820, brown@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Geochronology of late Wisconsin ice margin fluctuations of the southern Laurentide Ice Sheet
Authors: Eric C. Carson (1)
  John W. Attig (1)
  Paul R. Hanson (2)
  Aaron R. Young (2)
Affiliations: (1) Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, University of Wisconsin, 3817 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705, eccarson@wisc.edu
  (2) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0996
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Title: Quaternary landscape development in the driftless area of southwest Wisconsin
Authors: Eric C. Carson (1)
  James C. Knoz (2)
Affiliations: (1) Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, Univ of Wisconsin, 3817 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53705, eccarson@wisc.edu
  (2) Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 550 N. Park St, 160 Science Hall, Madison, WI 53706
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Title: Constraints on the age of the Lake Michigan Lobe (last glaciation) in Illinois, USA: From start to finish
Authors: B. Brandon Curry
Affiliations: Quaternary Geology Section, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820-6964, curry@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Forensic reconstruction of sediments and environments at the termini of prairie ice streams
Author: B. Brandon Curry
Affiliations: Quaternary Geology Section, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 615 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820-6964, curry@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Exploring till bed kinematics using AMS magnetic fabrics and pebble fabrics: North central, New York
Authors: Edward Evenson (1)
  Matt Gentoso (1)
  Kenneth Kodama (1)
  Neal Iverson (2)
  Richard B. Alley (3)
  Claudio Berti (4)
  Andrew L. Kozlowski (5)
Affiliations: (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, ebe0@lehigh.edu
  (2) Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State Univ, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011
  (3) Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State Univ, Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802
  (4) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, 1 West Packer Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18015
  (5) Geologic Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
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Title: A preliminary stratigraphic framework for the Saginaw Lobe, Barry and Calhoun Counties, Michigan
Authors: Stephanie K. Ewald (1)
  Alan E. Kehew (1)
  John M. Esch (2)
Affiliations: (1) Geosciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, stephanie.k.ewald@wmich.edu
  (2) Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality, Office of Geological Survey, P.O. 30256, Lansing, MI 48909
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Title: Middle to late Quaternary base level fluctuations in the Kaskaskia Lowland, southwestern Illinois
Authors: David A. Grimley
  Andrew C. Phillips
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820, grimley@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: From Concord to the Lower Sioux Agency and back: Geographic and geologic observations of Henry David Thoreau and Horace Mann, Jr., on their excursion to Minnesota, May–July 1861
Authors: Jon D. Inners (1)
  Dale R. Schwie (2)
  Gary M. Fleeger (3)
  Rebecca B. Inners (4)
Affiliations: (1) Pennsylvania Geological Survey (retired), 1915 Columbia Avenue, Camp Hill, PA 17011, jdinners@hotmail.com
  (2) Thoreau Society, 7514 Girard Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55423
  (3) Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 3240 Schoolhouse Road, Middletown, PA 17057
  (4) 1537 Albert Street N, St. Paul, MN 55108
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Title: Evolution of Laurentide ice catchment areas through ice lobe activity and till provenance
Authors: Carrie E. Jennings
Affiliations: Minnesota Geological Survey, University of Minnesota, 2642 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55114, carrie@umn.edu
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Title: Three-dimensional geologic mapping and hydrogeologic investigations to support groundwater management in McHenry County, Illinois
Authors: Donald A. Keefer (1)
  Jason F. Thomason (1)
  Timothy Larson (1)
  Ahmed Ismail (1)
  Jodi A. Lau (2)
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820, keefer@isgs.illinois.edu
  (2) Geography-Geology, Illinois State University, 18 Kingswood Dr, Normal, IL 61761
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Title: Constraints on tunnel valley formation from depths of incision and sediment fills
Authors: Alan E. Kehew (1)
  John M. 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
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Title: Subglacial land system evolution: Insights from northern Cayuga County, New York
Authors: Andrew L. Kozlowski (1)
  Brian Bird (1)
  Alan Kehew ( 2)
Affiliations: (1) Geologic Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, akozlows@mail.nysed.gov
  (2) Dept. of Geoscience, Western Michigan University, 1187 Rood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
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Title: Combining seismic reflection and resistivity profiling to improve the interpretation of a buried valley aquifer in northeast Illinois
Authors: Timothy Larson
  Ahmed Ismail
  Jason F. Thomason
  Donald A. Keefer
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 615 E Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820, tlarson@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Three-dimensional groundwater flow modeling using a geologic framework model of near-surface glacial sequences: Northeastern Indiana
Authors: Sally L. Letsinger (1)
  Michael L. Prentice (2)
  Greg A. Olyphant (3)
  Alexander D. Riddle (3)
Affiliations: (1) Center for Geospatial Data Analysis, Indiana University, Indiana Geological Survey, 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405-2208
  (2) Indiana Geological Survey, 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405-2208, mlprenti@indiana.edu
  (3) Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Center for Geospatial Data Analysis, 1001 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
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Title: Geologic framework models for societal decision making in the metro-Chicago urban fringe
Authors: E. Donald McKay, III
  Donald A. Keefer
  Jason F. Thomason
  Steven E. Brown
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820, mckay@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Updated sand and gravel resources on McHenry County, Illinois
Authors: Xiaodong Miao
  Jason F. Thomason
  Steven E. Brown
  Christopher Stohr
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820, miao@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Spatial errors for well logs used in geologic mapping: The consequences of being wrong
Authors: Andrew C. Phillips
  David A. Grimley
  Donald A. Keefer
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820, phillips@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Web-based geologic maps, databases, and HTML pages for Marion County, Indiana
Authors: Robin F. Rupp (1)
  Nancy R. Hasenmueller (1)
  Marni D. Karaffa (1)
  Steven E. Brown (2)
  Anthony H. Fleming (3)
  Victoria R. Ferguson (3)
  Walter A. Hasenmueller (1)
  Michael S. Daniels (1)
  Paul D. Rohwer (1)
Affiliations: (1) Indiana Geological Survey, Indiana University, 611 North Walnut Grove Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405, hasenmue@indiana.edu
  (2) Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820
  (3) 2275 E300S, Albion, IN 46701
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Title: Visualizing the Mahomet aquifer for planners in central Illinois
Authors: Barbara J. Stiff (1)
  George S. Roadcap (2)
  Andrew J. Stumpf (1)
  William S. Dey (1)
  Richard C. Berg (1)
Affiliations: (1) Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, 615 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820, stiff@isgs.illinois.edu
  (2) Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, 2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL 61820-7495
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Title: Geologic framework model of a glacially-filled bedrock valley in McHenry County, Illinois
Authors: Jason F. Thomason (1)
  Donald A. Keefer (1)
  Jodi A. Lau (2)
  Timothy Larson (1)
  Ahmed Ismail (1)
Affiliations: (1) Illinois State Geological Survey, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 615 E. Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820
  (2) Geography-Geology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4400, Normal, IL 61790-4400, thomason@isgs.illinois.edu
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Title: Southwestern Laurentide ice streams during final deglaciation
Authors: Harvey Thorleifson, thorleif@umn.edu
Affiliations: Minnesota Geological Survey, University of Minnesota, 2642 University Ave. W, St. Paul, MN 55114
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March 20–22, 2011
Geological Society of America
NE/NC Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA

Coalition Presentations


Title: Surficial geology of a critical reach in the Warner Creek, Phonecia, NY, and its potential impact on New York City's drinking water supply
Authors: Colin J. B. Carey (1)
  Emily G. Arnold (2)
  David J. De Simone (3)
  Andrew L. Kozlowski (4)
  John A. Rayburn (5)
Affiliations: (1) Geology, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561, colin.carey1@gmail.com
  (2) Geology, Mount Holyoke College, 50 College St., South Hadley, MA 01075
  (3) Geoscience Investigations, 957 Babcock Lake Rd., Petersburg, NY 12138
  (4) Geological Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
  (5) Geological Sciences, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561
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Title: Northwest flank of the Erie Lobe in Indiana: Where have all the moraines gone?
Authors: Patrick W. Ducey (1)
  Michael L. Prentice (2)
  Robin F. Rupp (2)
Affiliations: (1) Indiana University Department of Geological Sciences, 1001 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-1405, pducey@indiana.edu
  (2) Indiana Geological Survey, 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405
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Title: Michigan bedrock topography, glacial drift thickness and bedrock outcrop maps
Authors: John M. Esch
Affiliations: Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality, Office of Geological Survey, P.O. 30256, Lansing, MI 48909, eschj@michigan.gov
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Title: Shoreline erosion along Lake Arthur in Moraine State Park, Butler County, Pennsylvania
Authors: Gary M. Fleeger (1)
  Jon D. Inners (2)
Affiliations: (1) Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 3240 Schoolhouse Road, Middletown, PA 17057, gfleeger@state.pa.us
  (2) Pennsylvania Geological Survey (retired), 1915 Columbia Avenue, Camp Hill, PA 17011
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Title: Saginaw Lobe tunnel valleys, south-central Michigan: depths of subglacial incision and sediment fill
Authors: Alan E. Kehew (1)
  John M. 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 Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Geological Survey, P.O. 30256, Lansing, MI 48909
  (3) Geological Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
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Title: Glacial land systems and stratigraphy of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex: Implications for the Late Quaternary meltwater discharge events in central New York.
Authors: Andrew L. Kozlowski (1)
  Colby A. Smith (2)
  Newton W. Krumdieck (1)
  Paul Stefanik (1)
Affiliations: (1) Geologic Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, akozlows@mail.nysed.gov
  (2) Geology, New York State Museum, Cultural Education Center of the Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12208
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January 11–12, 2011
Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition
Annual Science Meeting
Champaign, Illinois


Where:  I-Hotel and Conference Center
1900 South First Street
Champaign, IL  61820
Hotel:  217.819.5000
Group:  USGS Great Lakes Coalition

AGENDA



Jan. 11 Tunnel Valleys, Morphosequences Lincoln Room
8:00 Put Up Posters/Maps  
8:30 Welcome, Introductions, and Purpose Jim McNeal
8:45 National Enhanced Elevation Assessment Shelley Silch, USGS
9:00 Geophysical Characterization of the Subsurface - Recent Developments Jared Abraham, USGS
9:30 Tunnel Valleys in Denmark Flemming Jorgensen, GEUS
10:30 Break  
10:15 Danish Groundwater Mapping Program Richard Thomsen, GEUS
12:00 Lunch  
1:30 Morphosequences Wayne Newell,
Byron Stone, USGS
2:30 Tunnel Valleys Group Discussion
3:30 Break  
4:00 Where do we go from here? Jim McNeal
4:30 LiDAR Update: What's New, Where to Find It, Possible Pitfalls Don Luman - ISGS
5:30 Adjourn  
   
Jan. 12 Recent Progress & 3D Mapping Lincoln Room
8:30 Housekeeping - the days plans Jim McNeal
8:45 Illinois State Geological Survey Mike Barnhardt,
Steve Brown
9:00 Indiana Geological Survey Mike Prentice
9:15 Michigan Geological Survey John Esch
9:30 Minnesota Geological Survey Harvey Thorleifson
9:45 New York Geological Survey Andy Kozlowski
10:00 Break  
10:30 Ohio Geological Survey Mike Angle
10:45 Pennsylvania Geological Survey Gary Fleeger
11:00 Wisconsin Geological Survey Eric Carson
11:15 U.S. Geological Survey Kevin Kincare
11:30 Michindoh Aquifer Kevin Kincare
11:45 Fox River Demonstration Project Doug Yeskis
12:00 Lunch  
1:30 Geologic Maps (posted on the wall)  
1:30 Technical Discussions-details at the meeting  
1:30 3-D Visualization and GeoVisionary in the Coalition Group
Demonstration of current capabilities with examples. Groups of 10-15 to the ISGS 3-D Visualization Lab. Don Keefer,
Steve Brown - ISGS
5:30 Adjourn  

Members and Affiliates

Coalition in Action