172 The Origin of Mima Mounds and Similar Micro-Relief Features: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

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Sunday, 5 October 2008: 1:30 PM-4:45 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 320F

Donald Johnson and Rolfe D. Mandel
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Mima Mounds of the Alpine West
George W. Cox, Biosphere and Biosurvival
1:55 PM
The Biodynamic Significance of Double Stone-Layers at Diamond Grove Mima Moundfield, Southwest Missouri
Jennifer Burnham, Augustana College; Donald Johnson, University of Illinois
2:10 PM
"Pimple" Mound Micro-Relief In Southern Saskatchewan, Canada
L. Lee-Ann Irvine, Royal Saskatchewan Museum; Janis Dale, University of Regina
2:25 PM
Doughnuts: "Flavours" and Genesis of Hummocky Glacial Terrain, Alberta
Mark M. Fenton, Energy Resources Conservation Board; Roger C. Paulen, Energy Resources Conservation Board
2:40 PM
Pimple Mound OSL Ages: Late Holocene Great Plains Drought Chronology Extended to the South Central United States
Randel Tom Cox, University of Memphis; Steven L. Forman, Univ of Illinois@Chicago; Christopher S. Seifert, University of Memphis; Tom L. Foti
2:55 PM
3:25 PM
Using Airborne-Based LIDAR to Test a Biologic Hypothesis of Mima Mound Formation in the Great Central Valley, California
Sarah E. Reed, University of California-Berkeley; John Vollmar, Vollmar Consulting; Arjun M. Heimsath, Arizona State University; Ronald Amundson, U.C. Berkeley
3:40 PM
Predictive Biodynamic Principles Resolve TWO Long-Standing Topographic-Landform-Soil Issues: Mima Mounds and Soil Stone-Layers
Donald Johnson, University of Illinois; Diana N. Johnson, Geosciences Consultants; Jennifer Burnham, Augustana College; Hong Wang, Illinois State Geological Survey; Keith C. Hackley, Illinois State Geological Survey; Andrew J. Stumpf, ISGS; Richard A. Cahill, ISGS
4:10 PM
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