U-Mass Geosciences at GSA 2018 in Indianapolis!

Oblique angle aerial view of downtown Indianopolis, with some characteristic early mid-20th century skyscrapers

Several of our students and faculty will be presenting their work at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Indiannapolis. If you're at the conference, be sure to check them out!

Sunday, 4 November 2018 

08:05 AM - 08:20 AM 

6-1: SHARED BENEFITS FOR INVOLVING TEACHERS IN FEDERALLY FUNDED SCIENCE : WE ALL WIN! BRIGHAM-GRETTE, Julie, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts
Amherst, 611 N. Pleasant St, Morrill Science Center II, Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana Convention Center - Room 234

09:00 AM - 05:30 PM 

Booth No. 1 MAKING GEOLOGY ACCESSIBLE THROUGH ENGAGING BLOGS: USING PHOTOS TO BRING THE OUTDOORS IN SHEFFIELD, Sarah L., School of Geosciences, The University of
South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, NES 207, Tampa, FL 33620, LAM, Adriane R., Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 611 N. Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003 and BAUER, Jennifer E., Florida Museum of Natural History,
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 
Indiana Convention Center - Halls J-K

10:50 AM - 11:05 AM 

6-11: TIME SCAVENGERS: A COLLABORATIVE ENDEAVOR TO DISSEMINATE COMPLEX SCIENCE TO INCREASE PUBLIC LITERACY ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND EVOLUTION BAUER, Jennifer E.1,
LAM, Adriane R.2, FRAASS, Susanna3, FRAASS, Andrew Jeffrey3, HARTSHORN, Kyle R.4, BORDEN, Rose M.5, MUSKELLY, Cameron O.6, SHEFFIELD, Sarah L.7, THOMPSON-MUNSON, Megan8,
HILS, J. Mike9 and LIMBECK, Maggie R.10, (1)Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, (2)Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 611 N. Pleasant St, Amherst, MA
01003, (3)School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, United Kingdom, (4)Dry Dredgers, 6473 Jayfield Dr, Hamilton, OH 45011, (5)Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1621 Cumberland Avenue,
602 Strong Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996-1526, (6)Paleontology Association of Georgia, Stone Mountain, GA 30083, (7)School of Geosciences, The University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, NES 207, Tampa, FL 33620, (8)Department of Geology and
Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, (9)Department of Geology, University of Dayton, Science Center Room 179, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2364, (10)Earth and Planetary Sciences, The University of Tennessee, 1621 Cumberland
Ave, 602 Strong Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410 
Indiana Convention Center - Room 234

Monday, 5 November 2018

 

09:00 AM - 06:30 PM 

Booth No. 1 BRIDGE: A GRADUATE STUDENT-LED EFFORT TO INCREASE THE DIVERSITY OF SPEAKERS INVITED TO CAMPUS BRYANT, Raquel1, GARCIA ARREDONDO, Mariela2,
GOLDEN, Nigel2 and KEISLING, Benjamin Andrew3, (1)Amherst, 01002, (2)Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, MA 01002, (3)Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana Convention Center - Halls J-K

Booth No. 1 HIGH-RESOLUTION SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL MAPPING OF SURFACE AND GROUNDWATER STABLE ISOTOPES ENABLE INSIGHTS INTO HYDROLOGIC PROCESSES AT THE CATCHMENT SCALE COLE,
Alison
and BOUTT, David F., Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Morrill Science Center, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana Convention Center - Halls J-K

Booth No. 1 RESOLVING WATER AND SOLUTE BUDGET IMBALANCE IN A GROUNDWATER-DOMINATED ARID CATCHMENT USING HYDROFACIES CHARACTERIZATION AND INVERSE MODELLING MORAN,
Brendan J.
1, BOUTT, David F.1 and MUNK, LeeAnn2, (1)Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Morrill Science Center, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, (2)Department of Geological
Sciences, University of Alaska, 3101 Science Circle, Anchorage, AK 99508 
Indiana Convention Center - Halls J-K

03:40 PM - 04:00 PM 

131-7: HOW MUCH TOPSOIL REMAINS? - QUANTIFYING SOIL LOSS IN THE MIDWESTERN U.S LARSEN, Isaac J., Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst,
Amherst, MA 01003, THALER, Evan, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusets - Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 and YU, Qian, Geosciences, University of Massachussets Amherst, 267 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana
Convention Center - Room 136-137

04:00 PM - 04:15 PM 

131-8: QUANTIFYING RATES OF AGRICULTURALLY-INDUCED SOIL EROSION IN THE MIDWESTERN U.S THALER, Evan, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusets -
Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 and LARSEN, Isaac J., Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana Convention Center - Room 136-137

04:05 PM - 04:20 PM 

134-10: IMPACTS OF THE GEOMETRY & CLIMATIC SENSITIVITY OF BRINE-TO-FRESHWATER INTERFACES ON GROUNDWATER-FED WETLANDS IN ARID BASINS MCKNIGHT, Sarah, Department
of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 627 North Pleasant St, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01002, MA 01002, BOUTT, David F., Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Morrill Science Center, 611 North
Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 and MUNK, LeeAnn, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alaska, 3101 Science Circle, Anchorage, AK 99508 
Indiana Convention Center - Room 133

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

 

09:00 AM - 06:30 PM 

Booth No. 1 USING SOCIAL MEDIA PAID ADVERTISEMENTS, SHARING, AND ENGAGING POSTS TO REACH A WIDER AUDIENCE AND INCREASE CLIMATE CHANGE AND EVOLUTIONARY THEORY LITERACY LAM,
Adriane R.
, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 611 N. Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003 and BAUER, Jennifer E., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 
Indiana
Convention Center - Halls J-K

Booth No. 1 HEAT TRANSPORT IN SALT FLATS: THE ROLE OF THE LAND-SURFACE ENERGY FLUXES IN DEEP SUBSURFACE TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTIONS THOMAS, Graham1,
BOUTT, David F.1 and MUNK, LeeAnn2, (1)Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Morrill Science Center, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, (2)Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alaska,
3101 Science Circle, Anchorage, AK 99508 
Indiana Convention Center - Halls J-K

10:55 AM - 11:10 AM 

153-10: EXHUMED RECORD OF CRUST-MANTLE INTERACTION AS A MECHANISM FOR UHT METAMORPHISM IN A THICKENED DEEP CRUSTAL HOT ZONE DUMOND, Gregory, Department of
Geosciences, University of Arkansas, 340 North Campus Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72701 and WILLIAMS, Michael L., Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts, 611 N. Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana Convention Center - Room 140

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM 

220-1: WATER AND LITHIUM - THE NEXUS OF HYDROGEOSCIENCES AND GREEN ENERGY IN THE TRANSITION FROM FOSSIL FUELS BOUTT, David F., Department of Geosciences,
University of Massachusetts, Morrill Science Center, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana Convention Center - Sagamore Ballroom 6

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

 

09:00 AM - 06:30 PM 

Booth No. 1 WATER MASS INFLUENCE ON BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL ASSEMBLAGES IN THE MAASTRICHTIAN, SHATSKY RISE, NORTH PACIFIC DAMERON, Serena and LECKIE, R. Mark,
Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 627 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana Convention Center - Halls J-K

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM 

235-12: HIGH-RESOLUTION FORAMINIFERAL AND STABLE ISOTOPE RECORD FROM THE TOKAY TONGUE (MANCOS SHALE) THROUGH THE ONSET OF OCEANIC ANOXIC EVENT 2 BRYANT, Raquel1,
LECKIE, R. Mark1, SAGEMAN, Bradley B.2 and JONES, Matthew M.2, (1)Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, (2)Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern
University, Evanston, IL 60208 
Indiana Convention Center - Room 143-144

04:45 PM - 05:00 PM 

272-14: THE FIRST CALIBRATED LATE NEOGENE PLANKTIC FORAMINIFERAL BIOSTRATIGRAPHY ACROSS THE KUROSHIO CURRENT EXTENSION, NORTHWEST PACIFIC OCEAN LAM, Adriane R.,
Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 611 N. Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003 and LECKIE, R. Mark, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 627 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center,
Amherst, MA 01003 
Indiana Convention Center - Room 143-144

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627 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

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