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Program for the
Twentieth Conference on
"Geology of Long Island and Metropolitan New York"

Saturday April 13, 2013

Presentations are in the Lecture Hall (ESS 001) in the  Earth and Space Sciences Building,
Stony Brook University

The conference will begin at 9:00 AM and is FREE.

Speakers please note: All presentations will be in Power Point. 
Please bring your presentation on a flash drive or a CD. 
You may not use your laptop.

No need to register. Just show up.

Teachers and professionals may receive contact hours towards professional development.
You can attend for any number of hours.

Everyone is welcome. Especially students.

Titles and Abstracts as of 05/29/2014

Each presentation will be 15 minutes.

There is an e-mail link to the author(s). The link on the title goes to the abstract on the web.

Directions to Stony Brook University and the Earth and Space Sciences Building
To Long Island Geologists Web Page

Companies, agencies, schools, universities and colleges are encouraged to display promotional or informational material at the conference at no cost.
There is an e-mail link to the author(s). The link on the title goes to the abstract on the web.





9:00 AM Introduction G.N. Hanson Stony Brook University
9:05 AM

Impacts of sea-level rise on on Long Island Water Tables: One search for evidence

D. Tonjes Stony Brook University
9:20 AM An Extraordinary Deposit of very coarse Stratified Drift, Cold Spring Harbor H.C. Mills
Nassau Community College
9:35 AM

Glacial Cobbles from Long Island’s North Shore as Lithic Material: Exotic Points? Bartered Lithics? Or was Quartz the Favored Choice for Stone Points?

B. Keegan Experimental Flintknapper
9:50 AM Petrography and Bedrock Origin of Shelter Rock, a Large Glacial Erratic in Western Long Island, New York C. Ciano1
 J.C. Cheong1
 S. Leone2
 C. Merguerian2
 J B. Bennington2
1Macarthur High School
2Hofstra University
10:05 AM Geophysical Insights Into the Origin of ‘The Wall’, a Glaciotectonic Feature on the Stony Brook Campus

D.M. Davis
J. Farrell
J. Inoa
H. Last

G. Swirson
Y. Tang
G. Zagorsky
Stony Brook University
10:20 AM Formation of Long Island's North Shore Coastline
W. Pacholik Central Islip HS
10:35 AM

Evidence of Glacial Readvances During Recession from the Last Glacial Maximum from the Citifield Stadium Site, Queens, New York City, NY

C. Moss Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers
10:50 AM Documenting the occurrence of Carolina Bays on Long Island
G.E. Gill Stony Brook University
11:05 AM Break with light lunch provided
11:45 AM Submarine Groundwater Discharge: Understanding Flux Signatures in Thermal Infrared Data in Port Jefferson and Stony Brook Harbors, Long Island, New York 
J. Tamborski Stony Brook University
12:00 PM Effect of the Shoreline Topography on Seepage Properties in Port Jefferson Harbor , NY J.M. Durand
C. Young
G. Hanson
T-f. Wong
Stony Brook University
12: 15 PM

Submarine discharge of nitrate rich groundwater into Port Jefferson Harbor, Long Island, NY

C. Young1
 J. Durand1
J. Rapaglia2
H. Bokuniewicz1
1Stony Brook University
2Sacred Heart University
12:30 PM

Controls on Megaconstruction - Geotechnical Advances in NYC Capital Projects

V. Fernandes
C. Merguerian
Hofstra University
12:45 PM

Delineation of Fractures, Foliation, and Groundwater of the Bedrock at the Harlem River Tunnel in Northern New York County, New York

F. Stumm
A. Chu
P.K. Joesten 
M. L. Noll
M. Como
USGS Coram
1:00 PM From Montauk To Manhattan:  Measuring Storm Tide And High-Water Marks Caused By Hurricane Sandy In New York   A. Simonson USGS Coram
1:15 PM

Sedimentology and Structure of Storm Overwash Lobes Deposited by Hurricane Sandy Near Tiana Beach, New York

J.B. Bennington Hofstra University
1:30 PM Hurricane Sandy Cleanup in NYC
T. Masters Envirotrac
1:45 PM End of Conference    

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