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Elevating geosciences in the southeastern US: New ideas about old terranes
Date:3/26/2014

Boulder, Colorado, USA - Geoscientists from across the southeastern U.S. and beyond will convene at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, on 10-11 April 2014 to discuss new science, expand on existing science, and explore the geologic wonders of the region. Organizers have developed a technical program and field trips that cover a diverse set of geologic topics and processes, including seismology; Cenozoic volcanism; Paleozoic sedimentation, magmatism, and metamorphism; surface and groundwater processes; and Paleozoic and Mesozoic geobiology.

Topics of interest on Thursday include the 2011 Virginia earthquake, the effects of coal mining activities on human health and community well-being, and hydrocarbon recovery via fracking. Friday sessions include a look at the hidden gems of geological collections and museums in the southeastern U.S. and an examination of water quality issues in the region.

In celebration of the geologic diversity of the region, organizers of this meeting have published a field guide, Elevating Geoscience in the Southeastern United States. Edited by Christopher M. (Chuck) Bailey of the College of William and Mary and Lorrie V. Coiner of the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals & Energy, this volume includes 10 field trips that explore the southern and central Appalachians. Three chapters focus on the geology of the Appalachian Plateau and Valley and Ridge, considering such topics as the enigmatic Eocene igneous rocks, the gas-rich Marcellus and Millboro shales, and new models for karst formation. The 2011 magnitude 5.8 Virginia earthquake, which literally shook up geologists' understanding of the Piedmont, is covered in two field-trip guides that focus on new research in the epicentral region. Other guides take in the Paleozoic to Proterozoic geology of the Blue Ridge province and focus on Mesozoic geology, including the world-class Lagersttte fauna in the Dan River basin, a unique uranium deposit at Coles Hill
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Contact: Christa Stratton
cstratton@geosociety.org
Geological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

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