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4/29/17 VGS Spring Student Meeting
Sponsor: Vermont Geological Society and the University of Vermont
Location: Department of Geology, Delehanty Hall, University of Vermont, Trinity Campus, 180 Colchester Ave., Burlington, Vermont
Details: See meeting schedule below (order of presentations is subject to change)
Information: Contact Jon Kim at (802) 522-5401 or e-mail jon.kim@vermont.gov

8:30 AM - COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS

9:00 AM -- GEOCHEMICAL AND PETROGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF VOLCANIC ROCKS FROM NORTH HAVEN ISLAND, PENOBSCOT BAY, MAINE
BEST, Mackenzie, WEST, D. P., Geology Department, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753

9:15 AM -- USING REMOTE SENSING AND HIGH-RESOLUTION DIGITAL ELEVATION MODELS TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL EROSIONAL HOTSPOTS ALONG RIVER CHANNELS DURING HIGH DISCHARGE STORM EVENTS
ORLAND, Elijah, AMIDON, William, Department of Geology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont 05753, USA

9:30 AM
-- CHARACTERIZING PSEUDOTACHYLYTE VEINS IN THE ARROWHEAD THRUST FAULT ZONE, VERMONT
SULLIVAN, Patrick Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

9:45 AM
-- GEOCHRONOLOGY AND MICROSTRUCTURES OF THE TILLOTSON PEAK COMPLEX IN LOWELL, VERMONT
PIDGEON, Elizabeth Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

10:00 AM
- USING DRONE SURVEYS TO INTERPRET THE GEOMETRY AND KINEMATICS OF A MESOZOIC FAULT ZONE IN DOLOSTONES OF THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY BELT, WEST-CENTRAL VERMONT II
REMINGTON, Connor1, KIM, Jonathan 2, KLEPEIS, Keith1, and VAN HOESEN, John 3
1 Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2 Vermont Geological Survey, 1 National Life Drive, Main 2 Montpelier, VT
3 Department of Environmental Studies, Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT, USA

10:15 AM
- RECONSTRUCTING A POSTGLACIAL MINERAL DUST RECORD IN THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS, UTAH: CONSTRAINTS FROM THE TAYLOR LAKE WATERSHED
WASSON, Luna, MUNROE, Jeff, Geology Department, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 05753

10:30 AM - BREAK, COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS

11:00 AM - APPLICATION OF GEOSTATISTICAL AND GEOCHRONOLOGICAL METHODS TO STRATIGRAPHIC PROBLEMS IN THE LOWER CAMBRIAN MONKTON FORMATION
MAGUIRE, Henry, MEHRTENS, Charlotte. Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA

11:15 AM
- CAN BLOOD AND SOIL PB LEVELS BE PREDICTED IN BURLINGTON, VT?
CZYZYK, Katelyn, ROSSI, Amanda, University of Vermont, Geology, Environmental Mineralogy and Chemistry, Burlington, VT

11:30 AM
- IGNEOUS PETROGENESIS AND OVERPRINTING DEFORMATION AND METAMORPHISM OF THE EDGECOMB GNEISS, MID COASTAL MAINE
CHEN, Jessica, WEST, D.P, Geology Department, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753

11:45 AM
- U-Pb DATING OF CALCITE VEINS IN THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY: CONSTRAINTS ON POST-PALEOZOIC REJUVENATION IN THE EASTERN NORTH AMERICAN MARGIN
BARR, Matthew, AMIDON, Will, Department of Geology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 05753

12:00 PM
- COMPARISONS OF DETRITAL MINERAL ASSEMBLAGES IN THE BALTIMORE CANYON TROUGH WITH MODERN RIVER SEDIMENTS: CONSTRAINTS ON POST-RIFT TECTONISM IN THE NORTHERN APPALACHIANS
STANLEY, Milo and AMIDON, W. H. Department of Geology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont 05753, USA

12:15 PM
-- LABORATORY SYNTHESIS OF SERPENTINES TO ASSESS POTENTIAL FOR ARSENIC INCORPORATION
PAINTER, Will, Department of Geology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont 05753, USA

12:30 PM LUNCH, JUDGING

1:15 PM AWARDS CEREMONY

3/18-20/18 Northeast Section GSA Annual Meeting
Sponsor: Geological Society of America and University of Vermont
Location: Burlington, Vermont
Details: See GSA website

Regional University Seminar Series Links

Middlebury College: www.middlebury.edu/academics/geol/news (2016-2017)
University of Vermont: http://www.uvm.edu/geology/documents/UVMseminarseriesSP2017DATEchange.pdf