St. Lawrence faculty, alumni and students presented research results at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, held October 31 through November 3 in Denver. Approximately 6,000 scientists attended the event.
The following posters were presented:
- New, Rare Echinoid Records From the Pierre-Fox Hills Transition (Late Cretaceous: Campanian-Maastrichtian) in the Williston Basin - Benjamin Rendall '11, Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson and John Hoganson, North Dakota Geological Survey
- Calcareous Algae of the Late Ordovician Red River Formation and Their Biostratigraphic Significance - Benjamin Rendall '11 and Assistant Professor of Geology Antun Husinec
- Facies and Depositional Environments of the Upper Ordovician Red River "C" Interval, Western North Dakota - Kyle Marvinney '11, Assistant Professor of Geology Antun Husinec and Katie Hoskinson '11
- Soldier-Geologist Hybrid: Part of an Innovative U.S. Army Counterinsurgency Method in Afghanistan - Assistant Professor of Geology Alexander Stewart
- An Investigation of Stream Chemistry Variability in Watersheds of Central St. Lawrence County, New York - John T. Murphy Jr. '11 and Professor of Geology Jeffrey Chiarenzelli '81
- Rafinesquina Alternata as a Photosymbiont Host: Shedding New Light on Old Questions - Hannah Cowan '11 and Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson
- ND TDM Model Ages of Upper and Middle Devonian and Shales of Western and Central New York - Wendell Caesar '11, David Mosher '10, John T. Murphy Jr. '11 and Professor of Geology Jeffrey
- Microfacies and Porosity of the Late Ordovician Red River A and B Intervals in Central North Dakota - James Colony '11 and Assistant Professor of Geology Antun Husinec
- Carbon Chemostratigraphy and Depositional Sequences of the Late Ordovician Katian Red River Formation, North Dakota - Assistant Professor of Geology Antun Husinec, James Colony '11, Katie Hoskinson '11, Kyle Marvinney '11 and Benjamin Rendall '11
- Analysis of Carbonate-Evaporite Facies and Depositional Environments in the "B" Interval of the Upper Ordovician Red River Formation, Williston Basin, North Dakota - Katie Hoskinson '11, Kyle Marvinney '11 and Assistant Professor of Geology Antun Husinec
- Late Maastrichtian Palynomorphs From the Linton Member of the Fox Hills Formation in South-Central North Dakota - Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson, Tim Kroeger of the Center for Environmental, Earth & Space Studies at Bemidji State University and John Hoganson, North Dakota Geological Survey
Husinec also gave a presentation titled "Bioturbated-Carbonate-Capped Parasequences: A Key to Short-Term Climate/Sea Level Change on Carbonate Platforms Controlled by Climate and Plant and Animal Bioturbation."
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Posted: November 5, 2010