261 Sediments, Carbonates / Clastic

Oral Session
General Discipline Sessions
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 320DE

Frank R. Ettensohn , Julie K. Bartley and Mark A. Kulp
1:30 PM
Late Neoproterozoic Glaciation: Discrete Global Climate Events or One Extended Glacial Epoch with a Climate Record Preserved by Rifting
David D. Mrofka, Univ of California Riverside; Martin Kennedy, University of California, Riverside
1:45 PM
Kentucky Dropstones and the Case for Late Devonian Alpine Glaciation in the Appalachian Basin (USA) with Implications for Appalachian Tectonics and Black-Shale Sedimentation
Frank R. Ettensohn, University of Kentucky; Robert T. Lierman, Eastern Kentucky University; Charles E. Mason, Morehead State University; Allen J. Dennis, University of South Carolina Aiken; Eric D. Anderson, Univ. Kentucky
2:00 PM
Tectonically-Induced Lowstand on An Ordovician Ramp – the Björkåsholmen Formation of Scandinavia
Sven O. Egenhoff, Colorado State University; Christopher Cassle, Colorado State University; Jörg Maletz, SUNY Buffalo; Jan Ove Ebbestad, Uppsala University; Åsa Frisk, Uppsala University
2:15 PM
Tectono-Sedimentary Evolution of Southeastern Mexico's Valle De Oaxaca Graben
2:30 PM
Compression of Depositional Facies Belts as a Result of Transgression in a Narrow Sea, Chihuahua Trough, Cretaceous, West Texas
Richard P. Langford, Univ Texas - El Paso; Crystal L. Hammer, Univ Texas - El Paso
2:45 PM
Modelling Tidal Current-Induced Bed Shear Stress and Palaeocirculation in a Shallow Epicontinental Seaway: The Bohemian Cretaceous Basin, Central Europe
Andrew J. Mitchell, Imperial College London; David Ulicný, Geophysical Institute; Gary J. Hampson, Imperial College London; Peter A. Allison, Imperial College London; Gerard J. Gorman, Imperial College London; Matthew D. Piggott, Imperial College London; Christopher C. Pain, Imperial College London
3:15 PM
Location of the Lowstand Depocenters along the Shelf-Edge and Influence on Shelf Margin Stratigraphy
Cornel Olariu, University of Texas at Austin; Ronald J. Steel, The University of Texas at Austin
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Probabilistic Geological Information: Elicitation, Cognitive Bias and Herding
Andrew Curtis, The University of Edinburgh; Rachel A. Wood, The University of Edinburgh
4:00 PM
Hydrocarbon Seeps of the Mesozoic Great Valley Group Forearc Strata, Northern and Central California
Kristin Keenan, University of California, Riverside; Mary L. Droser, University of California, Riverside; Kathleen A. Campbell, University of Auckland
4:15 PM
Dolomitization of the Eocene Rus Formation, Dammam Dome, Eastern Saudi Arabia – An Example of Mixed-Water/reflux Model of Dolomitization in a Mudflat/Lacustrine Environment
Mahbub Hussain; Mustafa Hariri, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals; Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
4:30 PM
From Outcrop to Numerical Modeling of Dolomitizing Fluids, Permian San Andres Fm, Guadalupe Mountains and Algerita Escarpment
Beatriz Garcia-Fresca, The University of Texas - Austin; Gareth D. Jones, Chevron Energy and Technology Company; Charlie Kerans, The University of Texas - Austin; Jerry Lucia, The University of Texas - Austin; Jack Sharp, The University of Texas - Austin
4:45 PM
Stratigraphic Variations In Geochemical Signatures and Crystallographic Parameters of Fossil Bioapatite and Associated Sediment Fractions
Doreena M. Patrick, GeoChemical Solutions LLC; Paul N. Wegleitner, GeoChemical Solutions LLC
5:00 PM
Geochemical Determination of Calcareous Gravel Provenance by Analogy to Archeological Marble Provenance Studies
Elizabeth A. Bell, University of California, Los Angeles; David Barbeau, University of South Carolina; Eric Tappa, University of South Carolina; Elizabeth Baresch, Pioneer Natural Resources