Preliminary Program for the Sixteenth Conference on
"Geology of Long Island and Metropolitan New York"

Saturday March 28, 2009

Earth and Space Sciences Building, Stony Brook University

Link to Call for Papers for information on preparing the abstract. 

Speakers please note: All presentations will be in Power Point.
Please bring your presentation on a flash drive or a CD.
You may not use your laptop.

Attendance is Free. Registration is not necessary.

Those wishing to receive hours toward in-service credit
can attend for any number of hours.
You may attend only the field trip.
There is no charge.

If you are attending the field trip, bring your lunch or buy it at on-campus eateries!
For example, the Student Activities Center Cafeteria near the ESS Building
or the Jasmine Food Court in the Charles B. Wang Center

Directions to Stony Brook University and the Earth and Space Sciences Building
To Long Island Geologists Web Page

Companies, agencies, schools, universities and colleges are encouraged
to display promotional or informational material at the conference at no cost.
Inform us by March 24, if you would like to have a display.

Summary of Program

9:00 a.m. Introduction
9:10 a.m. Oral Presentations
9:50 a.m. Poster Presenters
10:10 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. Oral Presentations
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Meet in ESS 123 for Geology Field Trip to Avalon Park and Preserve, Stony Brook

Bring an Umbrella for the Field Trip in Case of Rain!

There is an e-mail link to the author(s). The link on the title goes to the abstract on the web.

There is a link to the abstract on the title.

Oral Presentations will be in the the Lecture Hall (ESS 001) Earth and Space Sciences Building

Time

Title

Authors

 

9:00 AM

Introduction

G.N. Hanson

 

9:10

Redefining the Southern Terminus of the Intrusive Contact Between the Yonkers and Fordham Gneiss in Van Cortlandt Park, New York City, New York

D.E. Isler
D.A. Vellone
C. Merguerian
M. Merguerian

Oral

9:30

50 Ka till-filled Pleistocene plunge pools and potholes found beneath the World Trace Center site, New York, NY

C.J. Moss
C. Merguerian

Oral

9:50

Poster Presenters Give Oral Summary

   

10:10

View Posters

 

Oral

10:50

Long-term Changes in the East Hampton Town Atlantic Ocean and Peconic Estuary  Shorelines and their Contiguous Dunes and Bluffs as Inferred from Historic Maps, Land  Surveys, Orthographic Vertical Photographs, LIDAR and  Subcentimeter GPS Measurements

L. Penny
M. Abramson
Wm. Walsh

Oral

11:10

Impact of Acid Rain and Fire on Soil pH in Dwarf Pine Plains, Long Island, New York

Pushpa Jha
G.N. Hanson

Oral

11:30

Ways to Define Contamination and Find a Source: Beaverdam Creek as an Example

 

D.J. Tonjes

Oral

11:50

Evaluating nitrogen loss in Suffolk County Groundwater:
Denitrification in Northport Public Supply wells

C. Young
G.N. Hanson
 

Oral
12:10

Submarine Groundwater Discharge in Manhasset Bay 

T. Pick
R.Coffey 

Oral
12:30 Lunch    
1:30 Geology of Avalon Park and Preserve meet in ESS 123
Return by 3:30 PM
   
Posters      
  Origin of Atlantic Coastal Plain Ponds in New York and New Jersey

S. Zhang
G.N. Hanson
 

Poster

 

 

C. Young

G.N. Hanson

Poster

 

Temporal and spatial distribution of benthic foraminifers in western Long Island Sound

 

V. Acosta

J. Rios
C. McHugh A. Balbas
H. Pant

Poster

 

Distribution of Contaminated Sediments in Western Long Island Sound

A. Bowman
C. McHugh

Poster
 

Spatial and temporal distribution of heavy metals in western Long Island Sound 

A. Balbas
C. McHugh
W. Vargas
M-H. Cormier

Poster
 

Late Pleistocene to Holocene sedimentation  of a coastal system: Raritan and Sandy Hook Bays, New Jersey

E. Klein 
C. McHugh

Poster

 

Holocene Reefs and the Evolution of the Peconic ‘Oyster Terrain’

J.W. Kinney
R.D. Flood

Poster

 

New Insights on the Origin of the Peconic Bays from a New Detailed Bathymetric Map 

R.D. Flood
J.Kinney

Poster

For further information e-mail to mailto:gilbert.hanson@sunysb.edu

Tel.: 631 632 8210

DIRECTIONS TO SUNY Stony Brook and ESS BUILDING

From exit 62 of the Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) follow Nicolls Road (Route 97) north for nine miles. Pass the South and Main entrances to the University.

        Enter the North entrance which will be on your left.

         At the top of the small hill, turn right on North Loop Road.

        Proceed about 1 mile.

        Turn left onto Campus Drive and then immediately turn left again onto John S. Toll Drive.

        Proceed about 50 yards then turn right into the large paved parking lot.

        The Earth and Space Sciences building is the large concrete building at the northeast end of the parking lot.

Map of campus is on the web at:

www.stonybrook.edu/sb/map/

 

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