PROGRAM
"Geology of Long Island and Metropolitan New York"

Saturday April 18, 1998

Earth and Space Sciences Building, SUNY Stony Brook

Instructions for authors preparing abstracts

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Companies, agencies, schools, universities and colleges are encouraged to display promotional or informational material at the conference at no cost.
Inform us by April 14, if you would like to have a display.

If you have photographs relating to the geology of Long Island or Metropolitan New York, we will be happy to display them. Please bring them to the conference. Minimum size 8" x 10".
There will be a $50 prize for the best photo! John Sanders won last year.

Some of the abstracts are on the web. More will be available shortly.
Link on the highlighted authors names.

Time

Title

Authors

Affiliation

8:30 a.m.

Pick up registration materials and View Posters

 

 

9:00 a.m.

Introductory remarks

G.N. Hanson

SUSB

9:10 a.m.

Research Projects as a teaching tool for earth science classes

J.L. Niebling
G.A. Richard

SUSB

9:30 a.m.

Annealed mylonites of the St. Nicholas thrust from a new excavation at the New York Botanical Gardens, The Bronx, New York

C. Merguerian
J.E. Sanders.

Hofstra

9:50 a.m.

Taconian-aged granulite facies regional metamorphism in the Manhattan Prong, NY and NJ

P.C. Brock,
P.W.G. Brock

Queens College

10:10 a.m.

The Late Wisconsinan geomorphology of ice floes on Long Island: The geomorphology of lobes, sublobes, interlobate zones, and interlobate angles

L. Sirkin

Adelphi

10:30 a.m.

Coffee Break and View Posters

 

 

11:00 a.m.

Mattituck Cliffs and Ranco Quarry: Models for origin of Roanoke Point and Ronkonkoma Moraines?

W.J. Meyers
S. Boguslavsky
J. Cascione*
S. Dunne
J. Keller,
D. Lewitt
M. Lani,
A. McVicker

SUSB
*Ward Melville H.S.

11:20 a.m.

Classification of Pleistocene deposits, New York City and vicinity -Fuller (1914) revived and revised

J.E. Sanders
C. Merguerian.

Hofstra

11:40 a.m.

 

E. Klein
W.J. Meyers
D.M. Davis

SUSB

12:00 noon

Lunch and View Posters

 

 

1:00 p.m.

Ellis Island, NY or Ellis Island, NJ?

R.L. Swanson

SUSB

1:20 p.m.

An experimental investigation of the solubility of gibbsite, kaolinite and chlorite at 25 C.

R., Socoloff
M. Ashby
S.U.Aja

Brooklyn College

1:40 p.m.

Surface charge characteristics of pyrophyllite and smectite

N. Amaach
S.U Aja

Brooklyn College

2:00 p.m.

Cooperative Development and Application of a Groundwater Model in Suffolk County, New York

M.A. Taylor
S. F. Robbins

CDM
Suffolk Co. Health

2:20 p.m.

Coffee Break and View Posters

 

 

2:50 p.m.

Physical and chemical characterization of eastern Long Island soils as they relate to geophysical logging

A. Soo,
R. Paulsen
T-f. Wong

SUSB,
Suffolk Co. Health,
SUSB

3:10 p.m.

Defining freshwater outcrops in West Neck Bay, Shelter Island, New York using direct contact resistivity measurements and transient underflow measurements

R. Paulson,
C. Smith,
T-f Wong

Suffolk Co. Health

Cornell Coop. Ext.

SUSB

3:30 p.m.

Tracing sources of nitrate in Long Island groundwater

P.S. Bleifuss,
G.N. Hanson
M.A.A. Schoonen

SUSB

3:50 p.m.

The lunar perigee Syzgy cycle for 1998: Implications for astronomic tidal heights

J.E. Sanders

Hofstra

4:10 p.m..

Lab Tours and View Posters

 

 

4:10 p.m.

Update on Licensing of Geologists

R. Baldwin

H2M Group

5:00 p.m.

End of conference

 

 

Poster

Callianassid, burrowing bivalve, and Gryphaied oyster biofacies in the upper Cretaceous Navesink Formation, Central New Jersey: Paleocological and Sedimentological implications

JB. Bennington.
P. Aluskewicz
V. Apostolou
O. Daniello
A. DeMaine,
N. Forsberg,
J. Miller,
K. Schwager
E. Verdi

Hofstra

Poster

Chemical and physical characteristics of the sediments in the central Suffolk County Pine Barrens

C. Champey

Smithtown H.S.

Poster

Determining and monitoring movement of salt/fresh water interface on Shelter Island with the use of induction logs

G. Fitzpatrick
R. Paulsen

Suffolk Co. Health

Poster

Groundwater modeling of recharge and seepage in coastal area of Shelter Island west of Coecles Inlet

A. Caniano
T-f. Wong
R. Paulsen

SUSB

Suffolk Co. Health

Poster

Shallow seismic reflection in glaciotectonic Hither Hills, Long Island

M. Bernard
D.M. Davis
W.E. Holt

SUSB

Poster

Glacial/Holocene geomorphic features Stony Brook, Setauket and Port Jefferson, NY

P.E. McDonald
G.N. Hanson

SUSB

Poster

Not just a chemical interaction: complementary roles of the geologist and engineer on a hazardous waste remediation project at BNL

P. Boyce
F. Castellano

P.W. Grosser

Poster

Dendrochronology and geochemistry of trees on Long Island

S.A. Lawrence
G.N. Hanson

SUSB

Poster

Analysis of Sesimic Profiles and Side-Scan Sonar Records from Lower NY Harbor

R. Flood

V. Ferrini

SUSB

Poster

Glacio-tectonic features at Bald Hill Ronkonkoma Moraine

J.A. Black2,
Wm. J. Meyers1,
G.N. Hanson1,
R. Welch3

1SUSB
2
GSI,
3Suffolk Community College,

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 to first stop sign.

Turn left onto SAC Drive and then immediately turn left again onto Center 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.sunysb.edu/doit/maps.html

Registration is $20.00 including lunch and abstracts.
Registration required by Tuesday, April 14, 1998.
Register by sending a check made out to Long Island Geologists.

Registrations received after April 14 and on the day of the conference will be $25.00.

We cannot guarantee that a lunch will be available for those who do not pre-register.

In service credit available for teachers!

Registration
Geology of Long Island and Metropolitan New York
April 18, 1998
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Department of Earth and Space Sciences
S.U.N.Y.
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Phone: 516 632 8535;
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