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

Saturday April 14, 2007

Earth and Space Sciences Building, Stony Brook University

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

Attendance is Free. Registration is not necessary.

Registration is only for teachers or professionals
desiring 7.5 contact hours toward in-service credit.

 

Those wishing to receive in-service credit for attending the Conference
must register at conference site before 9 a.m. and pay a registration fee of $10.

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 April 10, if you would like to have a display.

Summary of Program

8:30 a.m.

Register and View Posters

9:00 a.m.

Introduction

9:15 a.m.

Oral Presentations

9:45 a.m. 

Two minute oral summaries by Poster Presenters and lab tour leaders
Questions and Comments from Audience

10:30 a.m.

Coffee and View Posters

11:00 a.m.

Oral Presentations

12:00 Noon

Lunch, View Posters

12:45 p.m.

Visit Labs, Field Trips

1:15 p.m.

Oral presentations

2:15 p.m.

Coffee, View Posters, Visit Labs, Field Trips

2:45 p.m.

Oral Presentations

4:00 p.m.

 Field Trip to The Fold and Thrust Belt in the Ashley Schiff Preserve

 

Field Trips and Lab Tours

 

Leaders

Meet 

12:45 p.m.

2:00 p.m.

3:45 p.m.

Isotope Lab Tour

Penny Youngs

317

X

 

 

Long Island DEM
Field Trip

Bret Bennington

331

X

 

 

Loess Field Trip

Vesna Kundic

 

 

X

 

Boulder Field Trip

Wal Pacholik

 001

 

X

 

Soil Water Field Trip

Sunny Xu

001

 

X

 

Virtual Field Trip
Greenland on the Hudson
Excellent Video on Glacial Geology by

Yuri Gorokhovich

001

X

X

 

Ashley Schiff Field Trip

Gil Hanson

001

 

 

X

Bring an Umbrella for the Field Trips 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

Poster Presentation will be in the First Floor Lobby of the  Earth and Space Sciences Building

Time

Title

Authors

8:30 a.m.

Registration, Coffee, View Posters

 

9:00

Introduction

G.N. Hanson

9:10

New York Landscape Regions in Google Earth: A Comprehensive Teaching Tool

E.L. Cohen
S. Kluge
J. Ebert
A. Patrick

9:25

Use of 3D Visualization of Environmental Data for Public Education

N. Valkenburg
D.A. Smolensky

9:40

A systems based seminar on sustainability of the Long Island  Pine Barrens

G.A. Richard
G.N. Hanson
J. Gurevitch
W. Sanderson
G. Halada

9:55

Summary of Presentations by Poster Presenters
Descriptions of Lab Tours and Field Trips by leaders

 

10:40 

Coffee and View Posters

 

11:15

Submarine groundwater discharge to Great South Bay, NY, estimated using Ra isotopes

A.J.Beck
J.P.Rapaglia
S.Yang,
J.K.Cochran,
H.J. Bokuniewicz

11:30

Preliminary data on the impacts of the 2005-2006 water management project at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Shirley, NY  

D.J. Tonjes
K. Brewer
K. Somers
E. O'Brien
GT Greene

11:45

Geomorphic alterations of tidal wetlands by mosquito control agencies 

John Potente

12:00

Lunch,

 

12:45  p.m.

View Posters, Field Trips

 

1:15

Multibeam Sonar Reveals Mound Features Associated with Oyster Terrain in the Peconics Estuary

J. Kinney
R.G. Flood

1:30

Newly Discovered Serpentinite Bodies Associated with the St. Nicholas Thrust Zone in Northern Manhattan  

C. Merguerian
C.J. Moss

1:45

Measuring Engineering Properties of NYC Rocks using a Schmidt Rebound Hammer Preliminary Results

D.A. Vellone
C. Merguerian

2:00

Field Trips, Lab Tour

 

2:30

Different and Distinct - Implications of Unusual Glacial Strata in Brooklyn

C.J. Moss
C. Merguerian

2:45

Provenance of Loess on Long Island using single grain 40Ar/39Ar ages of muscovite 

V. Kundic
J. Zhong
S. Hemming
G.N. Hanson

3:00

Major ion chemistry and mixing proportions of nitrate sources in groundwater  

J.E. Munster
G.N. Hanson,
Q. Liu
H.J. Bokuniewicz

3:45

Field Trip to Ashley Schiff  Park Preserve

 

Poster

Geotagging Photographs and Other Data for Distribution on the web

G.A. Richard
S.G. Richard

Poster

Origin and evolution of Dry Valleys south of Ronkonkoma Moraine in Long Island

S. Sen
G.N. Hanson

Poster

Depositional History of the past 20,000 years in Western Long-Island Sound, New York 

V. Acosta
C. McHugh
W. Vargas
M-H. Cormier

Poster

Geology of Selden Campus Suffolk County Community College

S. Tvelia

Poster

Organic Matter Distribution in the Sediment Profiles of the Long Island Sound

T. Charles
H.K. Pant
C.McHugh
M-H. Cormier

Poster

High resolution geophysical survey of western Long Island Sound offshore New York: A seafloor morphology shaped by glacial features, tidal currents and human activity

W. Vargas

M-H Cormier

C. M. G. McHugh

V. Acosta

A. Bowman

Poster

Tracking Mercury Contamination in the Sediments of Western Long Island Sound

A. Bowman
C. McHugh
J. Varekamp
M-H Cormier

Poster

Non-point sources of perchlorate to Suffolk County groundwater 

J.E. Munster
G.N. Hanson,
H.J. Bokuniewicz

Poster

Monitoring for impacts from an extensive water management project, Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Shirley, NY  

K. Somers
K. Brewer
GT Greene
D.J. Tonjes

Poster

Construction management of an extensive water management project, Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Shirley, NY  

K. Brewer
K. Somers
GT Greene
D.J. Tonjes

Poster

Groundwater remediation program at Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, NY

W.R. Dorsch
R.F. Howe
V.J. Racaniello
J.E. Burke
D.E. Paquette

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/

Tel. 631-632-8200

 

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