Another successful conference in the books – Geological Society of America’s Northeastern Section meeting in Albany, NY, March 21-23, 2016.

  • Will Ouimet (with co-chair Noah Snyder, Boston College) organized and led the successful session: “T26. PLEISTOCENE TO ANTHROPOCENE LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION IN THE NORTHEASTERN U.S.”, which contained the following presentations by group members:
    • “CHARACTERIZING LATE PLEISTOCENE AND HOLOCENE FLOOD DEPOSITS IN EASTERN CONNECTICUT”, by Thomas Schenck (co-authors Will Ouimet and Anjali Fernandes)…see Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 2; doi: 10.1130/abs/2016NE-272715
    • “CHARCOAL REMAINS IN LITCHFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT RECORD WIDESPREAD HILLSLOPE DISTURBANCE IN THE IRON CORRIDOR FROM MID-18TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURIES AND PRESENT DAY CARBON STORAGE”, by 2015-2016 Keck Connecticut undergrad student Mary Ignatiadis of Williams College (co-authors Will Ouimet, Kate Johnson and David Dethier)…see Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 2; doi: 10.1130/abs/2016NE-272818
    • “STUDYING ANTHROPOCENE SEDIMENTATION BEHIND A 19TH-20TH CENTURY DAM IN WESTERN CONNECTICUT”, by 2015-2016 Keck Connecticut undergrad student Jia Kelleher of Mount Holyoke (co-authors Will Ouimet and Al Werner)…see Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 2; doi: 10.1130/abs/2016NE-272164
    • “THE AFFECT OF LAND USE CHANGE ON STABLE ISOTOPE (δ13C AND δ15N) VALUES IN CONNECTICUT WETLANDS DURING THE HOLOCENE”, by 2015-2016 Keck Connecticut undergrad student Caitlin McManimon of Union College (co-authors David Gillikan, Will Ouimet, Michael Hren and Don Rodbell)…see  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 2; doi: 10.1130/abs/2016NE-272294
  • 2015-2016 Keck Connecticut and UConn Geosciences undergrad thesis student Chad Fagan (with co-authors Michael Hren and Will Ouimet) presented “AN ORGANIC MOLECULAR RECORD OF POST-GLACIAL CLIMATE AND FIRE OCCURRENCE IN A SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WETLAND CORE” in session ‘T28. Records of Environmental Change from Lacustrine Archives’…see Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 2; doi: 10.1130/abs/2016NE-272539
  • UConn Geosciences undergrad thesis student Nate Corcoran (with co-authors Will Ouimet and Matte Thomas) presented “ASSESSING COASTAL EROSION HAZARD VULNERABILITY IN CONNECTICUT” in session ‘T5. Marine and Terrestrial Coastal Mapping: Data, Discovery, and Science’…see Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 2; doi: 10.1130/abs/2016NE-272078