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Faculty, students attend GSA meeting in Portland, OR

Five UWG Geosciences faculty and six students journeyed across the country to Portland, OR, to attend the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America.  In addition to presenting their academic work, students and faculty experienced firsthand the fantastic geology and physical geography of the Portland area. (More pictures after the jump.) 

 Student presentations:

 

Lindsey E. Hunt and Christopher A. Berg, ANALYSIS OF SPATIAL AND TEXTURAL RELATIONSHIPS AMONG ACCESSORY PHASES IN A LAYERED AMPHIBOLITE: IMPLICATIONS FOR TRACE-ELEMENT THERMOBAROMETRY AND GEOCHRONOLOGY 

Rachelle F. Petruccelli and David M. Bush, QUANTIFYING COASTAL HAZARDS: RANKING CONTROLS ON DAMAGE IN PUERTO RICO FROM HURRICANE GEORGES 

Jacques R. Johnson, Andrew Maloof, Rachelle F. Petruccelli and David M. Bush, THE SURPRISING LACK OF RELIABLE HISTORICAL HURRICANE STORM SURGE DATA K.

Hope Ayash, Kimberly E. Cook, Cameron G. Wolfe, Michael L. Boatman, and Curtis L. Hollabaugh, INORGANIC ARSENIC AND OTHER PARAMETERS TESTED IN WELL WATER OF WEST GEORGIA 

Lindsey E. Hunt, Daniel W. Krueger, and Curtis L. Hollabaugh, ANALYSIS OF TWO KNOWN SECONDARY DRINKING WATER CONTAMINANTS, SULFATE AND HARDNESS, IN WEST GEORGIA GROUNDWATER 

Rachelle F. Petruccelli, Cassandra Nickle, Curtis L. Hollabaugh, and Randa R. Harris, MEASUREMENT OF NITRATES AND SILICA IN LOCAL WELLS OF CARROLL COUNTY, GEORGIA 

Tina M. Skinner, K. Hope Ayash, and Curtis L. Hollabaugh, LEAD AND COPPER IN DOMESTIC WELLS IN WEST GEORGIA 

Faculty presentations:

Curtis L. Hollabaugh, EASTERN WATER WARS WITH GEORGIA VERSUS FLORIDA: ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS VERSUS POLITICS 

Christopher A. Berg, ASSESSMENT OF EQUILIBRIUM ASSEMBLAGES, MINERAL CHEMISTRIES, AND DEFORMATIONAL FABRICS ASSOCIATED WITH THE GROWTH OF CENTIMETER-SCALE GARNET PORPHYROBLASTS AT GARNET HILL, PAULDING COUNTY, WEST-CENTRAL GEORGIA 

Devapriya Chattopadhyay, PENETRATION AND CONSUMPTION RATES IN DRILLING GASTROPODS: A COST-BENEFIT APPROACH EVALUATING FEEDING STRATEGIES 

Bradley Deline, MORPHOLOGIC CONSTRAINTS AND THE RISE OF THE MYELODACTYLIDS; A REEXAMINATION OF EARLY PALEOZOIC CRINOID DISPARITY