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Research by St. Lawrence faculty and students will be presented at the 118th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, October 22 through 25 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Some 6,200 geoscientists are expected to attend.

Research scheduled for presentation includes:

- Postglacial Drainage Evolution of the Adirondack North-Flowing Tributaries of the St. Lawrence River, Northern New York, by Robert C. Menard '07 and Professor of Geology Mark Erickson

- Thawing Permafrost in Peatlands of Northwestern Canada, by Assistant Professor of Geology Stephen Robinson

- The Tully Valley Brine Field/Mudboil Hydrogeologic Connections Project, by William R. Hackett '07 and Visiting Instructor of Geology Diane Burns

- Virtual Field Trips: Building a Database to Enhance Geology Departments' Resources, by Burns

- Simultaneous Removal of Arsenic and Other Inorganic and Organic Contaminants Using Electrochemical Peroxidation, by Associate Professor of Geology Jeffrey Ciarenzelli '81; Ronald Scrudato, SUNY Albany Institute for the Environment and Health; and Michele Arienzo, University of Naples

- Biological Versus Physical Controls on Seabed Erodability in a Muddy, Partially Mixed Estuary in the Chesapeake Bay, by Emilee A. Mroz '07; Patrick Dickhudt and Carl Friedrichs, of the Virigina Institute of Marine Science; and Alice Brylawski, of the College of William and Mary

- Testing Paleoenvironmental Gradients in the Upper Ordovician Whitewater Formation of the Central United States, by Katharine Zubin-Stathopoulos '08, Wade Jones '08, Visiting Instructor of Geology Sean Cornell and Erickson

More information: Geology Department Web site

Science at St. Lawrence

Geological Society of America Web site

Posted: October 12, 2006

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