2012 Events


November 4–7, 2012
Geological Society of America
Annual Meeting
Charlotte, North Carolina

Coalition Presentations


Title: The evolution of till fabrics and their implications for subglacial deformation and landform genesis
Authors: Nathan R. Hopkins (1)
  Edward B. Evenson (1)
  Kenneth P. Kodama (1)
  Andrew L. Kozlowski (2)
  Matt Gentoso (1)
Affiliations: (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, 1 West Packer Ave., Bethlehem, PA 18015, nrh211@lehigh.edu
  (2) Geologic Survey, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Aquifer geometry and transmissivity predictions based on 3-D geologic framework modeling
Author: Jason F. Thomason
  Donald A. Keefer
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological survey, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, jthomaso@illinois.edu
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: New insights in the 3D modelling of the Quaternary stratigraphic sequence of the southeastern Appalachians of Canada
Authors: Olivier Caron (1)
  Michel Lamothe (2)
  William W. Shilts (3)
Affiliations: (1) Quaternary and Engineering Geology Section, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820, caron@illinois.edu
  (2) Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal, CP 8888 Centre-ville, Montréal, QC H3C 3P8, Canada
  (3) Prairie Research Institute, 615 E. Peabody Drive, MC-650, Champaign, IL 61820
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Title: Sedimentological investigation of glacial Lake Algonquin deposits exposed along the Nottawasaga River, southern Ontario: Implications for characterizing shallow aquifers
Authors: Riley P. M. Mulligan (1)
  Carolyn H. Eyles (1)
  Andy F. Bajc (2)
Affiliations: (1) School of Geography and Earth Science, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada, mulligrp@mcmaster.ca
  (2) Ontario Geological Survey, 933 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, ON P3E 6B5, Canada
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Title: Sediment-landform assemblages in southern Simcoe County, southern Ontario: Application to the shallow groundwater regime
Authors: Riley P. M. Mulligan (1)
  Andy F. Bajc (2)
  Carolyn H. Eyles (1)
Affiliations: (1) School of Geography and Earth Science, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada, mulligrp@mcmaster.ca
  (2) Ontario Geological Survey, 933 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, ON P3E 6B5, Canada
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: High-resolution shallow aquifer modeling in McHenry County Illinois
Authors: Stephen Flaherty (1)
  Jason F. Thomason (2)
  David Malone (1)
Affiliations: (1) Geography-Geology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4400, Normal, IL 61761 flahertysan@gmail.com
  (2) Illinois State Geological Survey, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Prediction of potential areas of sinkhole development in southwestern Indiana using multiple regression analysis
Authors: Sally L. Letsinger (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
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Title: Mapping a new information landscape: Library/geological survey collaboration in geological survey agency data stewardship and accessibility
Authors: Carolyn M. Rauber (1)
Harvey Thorleifson (2)
Affiliations: (1) University Libraries, University of Minnesota, 108 Walter Library, 117 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, cmrauber@umn.edu
(2) Minnesota Geological Survey, University of Minnesota, 2642 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55114
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Title: Processes and reconstruction of southern Laurentide Ice Sheet meltwater discharges: Constraints and uncertainties
Authors: Alan E. Kehew
Affiliations: Geosciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, alan.kehew@wmich.edu
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Large meltwater events associated with the Lake Michigan Lobe during the last deglaciation, Illinois, USA
Authors: Brandon Curry (1)
  Edwin R. Hajic (2)
Affiliations: (1) Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, b-curry@illinois.edu
  (2) Landscape History Program, Illinois State Museum, 1011 E. Ash St., Springfield, IL 62703
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Refining the late glacial chronology of the Green Bay Lobe of the Laurentide Ice Sheet using ice-marginal lacustrine sediments
Authors: Eric C. Carson (1)
  Paul R. Hanson (2)
John W. Attig (1)
  Aaron R. Young (2)
Affiliations: (1) Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, University of Wisconsin, 3817 Mineral Point Rd., Madison, WI 53705, eccarson@wisc.edu
(2) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Late Wisconsinan aggradation and incision history of the upper Mississippi River, USA
Authors: Henry M. Loope (1)
  Joseph A. Mason (1)
  James C. Knox (1)
  Ronald J. Goble (2)
  Paul R. Hanson (3)
  Aaron R. Young (3)
  Brandon B. Curry (4)
Affiliations: (1) Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 550 N. Park St., 160 Science Hall, Madison, WI 53706, loope@wisc.edu
  (2) Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 214 Bessey Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588
  (3) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583
  (4) Prairie Research Institute, Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, IL 61820
Abstract: View Abstract


Title: Kirk Bryan Award: Fabrics and patterns of till deformation beneath glaciers
Authors: Neal R. Iverson (1)
  Thomas S. Hooyer (2)
  Jason F. Thomason (3)
  Jacqueline R. Marciulionis (4)
  Suzanne Ankerstjerne (1)
  Nicholas P. Vreeland (1)
  Matthew Graesch (1)
Affiliations: (1) Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, 253 Science I, Ames IA 50011, niverson@iastate.edu
  (2) Department of Geosciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Lapham Hall 366, Milwaukee, WI 53201
  (3) Illinois State Geological Survey, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
  (4) AECOM, 1035 Kepler Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311
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Title: Estimating and communicating uncertainty for a 3-D geologic map in east-central Illinois
Authors: Donald A. Keefer
  Andrew Stumpf
Affiliations: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, dkeefer@illinois.edu
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Title: Compiling digital geo-referenced geologic maps: A method for the non-specialist
Authors: Pragnyadipta Sen (1)
  Jennifer E. Carrell (2)
  Kurtis C. Burmeister (3)
  Stephen Marshak (1)
Affiliations: (1) Department of Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1301 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, psen2@illinois.edu
  (2) Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
  (3) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211
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April 23–24, 2012
Geological Society of America
NC Meeting
Dayton, OH

Coalition Presentations


Title: Mapping Ohio's surficial geology–Tools, techniques, and applications to groundwater
Authors: Michael P. Angle
  Richard R. Pavey
  Douglas J. Aden
  D. Mark Jones
Affiliations: Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey, 2045 Morse Rd., Building C-2, Columbus, OH 43229-6693, mike.angle@dnr.state.oh.us
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Title: Karst of Delaware County and Clark County, Ohio
Authors: Douglas J. Aden
Affiliations: Ohio Geological Survey, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, 2045 Morse Rd., Building C-2, Columbus, OH 43229-6693, doug.aden@dnr.state.oh.us
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Title: The significance of glaciodeltaic deposits along the crest of the Lake Border Moraine, northwestern lower Michigan
Authors: K. A. Kincare (1)
  Randall J. Schaetzl (2)
Affiliations: (1) USGS, Reston, VA 20192, kkincare@usgs.gov
  (2) Geography, Michigan State University, 128 Geography Building, East Lansing, MI 48824
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Title: Restructuring and relocation of the Michigan Geological Survey: Geoscience for economic development
Authors: Alan E. Kehew
  Mohamed Sultan
  William B. Harrison III
  Linda Harrison
  Robb Gillespie
  R. V. Krishnamurthy
Affiliations: Geosciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, alan.kehew@wmich.edu
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Title: Impact of the Ohio Geological Survey on the Ohio economy
Authors: Edward M. Swinford
  Lawrence Wickstrom
Affiliations: Ohio Division of Geological Survey, 2045 Morse Rd., Building C-1, Columbus, OH 43229-6693, mac.swinford@dnr.state.oh.us
Abstract: View Abstract


Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition
Annual Science Meeting
January 9–12, 2012
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

Monday, Jan. 9
Optional–Bring your data to the Illinois State Geological Survey 3-D Visualization and GeoVisionary lab Arrange with Don Keefer–ISGS, data to Don by Dec. 20.
   
Tuesday, Jan. 10
Where: I Hotel - Lincoln Room  
8:00
Put Up Posters/Maps  
8:30
Welcome, introductions, and purpose Kevin Kincare, USGS
8:40
Ontario Geological Survey Abigail Burt, MNDMF
9:10
Ontario Geological Survey Andy Bajc, MNDMF
9:40
GIS tools and scripts for geologic mapping Jennifer Carrell, ISGS
10:10
Getting maps out there, Google Earth KML Group Discussion
10:30
Break  
11:00
Revised ice-margin positions in northwestern lower Michigan Kevin Kincare, USGS
11:30
Ice-walled lake plains, deglacial chronology, Kankakee Brandon Curry, ISGS
12:00
Lunch  
1:30
3-D groundwater modeling in northeastern Indiana Sally Letsinger, IGS
2:00
Deformation of glacial deposits Brian Bird, NYSGS
2:30
New (and old) Topo PDFs from the USGS and LiDAR update Don Lumen, ISGS
3:30
Break  
4:00
Bedrock topography and glacial thickness in the UP
of Michigan
John Esch, MGS
4:30
Upcoming Hill visits, new budget, revised management Kevin Kincare, USGS;
Dick Berg, ISGS
5:00
NC GSA-2013 at Western Michigan University–Proposal for Coalition Glacial Mapping Symposium Al Kehew, MGS; all
5:30
Adjourn  
 
   
Wednesday, Jan. 11
Recent Progress & 3D Geologic Mapping I Hotel - Lincoln Room
8:30
Housekeeping–the day's plans Kevin Kincare
8:45
Illinois State Geological Survey Mike Barnhardt, Don Keefer
9:00
Indiana Geological Survey Mike Prentice
9:15
Michigan Geological Survey Al Kehew
9:30
Minnesota Geological Survey Gary Meyer
9:45
New York State 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
New grant procedures Kevin Kincare
11:45
Discussion of Wisconsin ice margin project Eric Carson/Steve Brown
12:00
Lunch/Adjourn main meeting  
1:30
Technical team meeting at ISGS conference room Kevin Kincare–USGS
5:30
Adjourn  
 
   
Thursday, Jan. 12
   
8:30
Technical team budget meeting at ISGS conference room  
 
It's not over 'til it's over  
 
   

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