Geology

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Recent Conference Presentations

Recent conference presentations:

 Jennifer Cotton presented

Climate Change Drives A Northward Expansion of C4 Grasses in North America by the End of the Century” at the 2016 AGU Annual Fall Meeting

 

Scott Hauswirth presented

Lattice Boltzmann Modeling of Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow in Porous Medium Systems” and

Non-Newtonian Fluids for Pore Structure Characterization of Sand Columns” at the 2016 AGU Annual Fall Meeting

 

Kathleen Marsaglia and her students have presented or will present at several conferences:

Marsaglia, K.M., and Milliken, K.L., "Insights into the transformation of mud to mudstone from ocean drilling results" SEPM-AAPG Research Conference: Mudstone diagenesis, October 16-19, 2016, Santa Fe, NM 

Marsaglia, K.M., Lawrence, J., and Fitzpatrick, S.M. "Bill Dickinson's petrographic techniques applied to geoarchaeological studies in the Lesser Antilles, Caribbean" GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Johnson, K., Marsaglia, K.M., Waldman, R., "Facies and Depositional History of Arc-Related, Deep-Marine Volcaniclastic Rocks in Core Recovered on International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition 351, Philippine Sea." To be presented at the AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Lawrence, J., Marsaglia, K., and Fitzpatrick, S.M., "Petrographic and provenance of pottery sherds from the Lesser Antilles Islands: Society for American Archaeology," Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

 

Matthew D’Alessio was a Focus Speaker at the California Science Education Conference, presenting a talk entitled:

California Science Curriculum Framework - A Tool for Teachers in CA-NGSS Implementation

 

Robinson Cecil and her colleagues presented five abstracts at the 2016 Geological Society of America Meeting:

Along-Strike Variation in the Magmatic Development of the Coast Mountains Batholith, British Columbia

Early Cordilleran Arc Development Recorded In Late Permian and Early Triassic Plutons of the Northern Mojave Desert, California

Implications of Permian Magmatism in Southwest Laurentia for Tectonic Reconstructions

Stratigraphy and Detrital Zircon Geochronology of the El Paso Mountains Permian Metasedimentary Sequence, Southern California: A Unique Record of Arc Emergence along Southwestern Laurentia

The Middle-Upper Permian Monos Formation: Detrital Zircon and Stratigraphic Evidence for Laurentian Subduction Initiation, Northwestern Sonora, Mexico

Eric McDonald presented research from his master’s thesis work at the 2016 Geological Society of America Meeting

Stratigraphy and Detrital Zircon Geochronology of the El Paso Mountains Permian Metasedimentary Sequence, Southern California: A Unique Record of Arc Emergence along Southwestern Laurentia