March-April 2008

One ISGS map, 4 outside publications, and 30 abstracts were released this month. Additionally, 14 unpublished reports were completed and submitted to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

ISGS PUBLICATION

Nelson, W.J. and J.M. Masters, 2008, Geology of Joppa Quadrangle, Massac County, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Geologic Quadrangle Map, IGQ Joppa-G, 2 sheets, 1:24,000; report, 11 p.

OUTSIDE PUBLICATIONS

Denny, F.B., A. Goldstein, J.A. Devera, D.A. Williams, Z. Lasemi, and W.J. Nelson, 2008, The Illinois-Kentucky Fluorite District, Hicks Dome, and Garden of the Gods in southeastern Illinois and northwestern Kentucky, in A.H. Maria and R.C. Counts, eds., From the Cincinnati Arch to the Illinois Basin: Geological field excursions along the Ohio River valley: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Field Guide 12, p. 11-24.

Larson, T.H., and F.T. Norris, 2008. Magnetometer survey for buried steamboats near the mouth of the Missouri River: Proceedings of Environmental and Engineering Geologists Society, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, p. 65-74.

Lasemi, Z., D.G. Mikulic, and S.D. Elrick, 2008, Illinois minerals, year in review: Mining Engineering Magazine, May 2008, p. 89-92.

Wang, J.-S., D.A. Grimley, X. Chonggang, and J.O. Dawson, 2008, Soil magnetic susceptibility reflects soil moisture regimes and the adaptability of tree species to these regimes: Forest Ecology and Management, v. 255, p. 1664-1673.

ABSTRACTS

Counts, R.C., H. Wang, D.A. Grimley, and S.A. Mahan, 2008, Luminescence and radiocarbon chronology of loess-paleosol sequences in the lower Ohio River valley: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 49.

Curry, B.B., 2008, Qualitative moisture and temperature trend assessment using same core ostracode and pollen records, Illinois, United States: European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Geophysical Research Abstracts 10, EGU2008-A-12337.

Dastgheib, S.A., Y. Lu, M. Rostam-Abadi, and M.A. Shannon, 2008, Water consumption in an IGCC plant for co-generation of hydrogen and power: Abstracts of the Joint Meeting of American Chemical Society (ACS) and American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008. CD-ROM.

Ekberg, D.W., and J.P Grube, 2008, Secondary porosity development in the Galena (Trenton) Dolomite of northern Illinois: Implications for regional fluid flow and hydrocarbon accumulation: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention and Exhibition, April 20-23, San Antonio, Texas, abstract volume.

Elrick, S.D., W.J. Nelson, and W.A. DiMichele, 2008, Split coal origin as floating peat mats: Springfield Coal, Illinois: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 81.

Goble, R.J., J.A. Mason, J.B. Swinehart, D. Loope, X.-D. Miao, and P.R. Hanson, 2008, Spatial trends in optical ages and chemistry for dune sand and loess, Nebraska Sand Hills: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 58.

Greenberg, S.E., R.J. Finley, S.M. Frailey, J. Rupp, B.C. Nuttall, H.E. Leetaru, D. Morse, C. Korose, I. Krapac, and J.P. Grube, 2008, Carbon sequestration in the Illinois Basin: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 82

Grimley, D.A., H. Wang, and R.C. Counts, 2008, A record of last glacial climate changes and paleoecology from a loess-paleosol record in western Kentucky: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 49.

Kluessendorf, J., and D.G. Mikulic, The cement that made Milwaukee famous: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 65.

Knepp, R., J.P. Grube, J.R. Damico, and B. Seyler, 2008, Using CO2 flooding to rejuvenate old fields in a mature basin: History, results, and lessons learned: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention and Exhibition, April 20-23, San Antonio, Texas, abstract volume, p. 36.

Lasemi, Y., and B. Seyler, 2008, Sangamon Arch reef play: An important exploration target in central Illinois: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 12.

Leetaru, H.E., D.G. Morse, S.M. Frailey, and J. McBride, 2008, Using a petroleum system approach for evaluation of CO2 sequestration potential in saline reservoirs: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention and Exhibition, April 20-23, San Antonio, Texas, abstract volume, p.117.

Lu, Y., M. Rostam-Abadi, and S. Chen, 2008, A generic analysis of energy use and solvent selection for CO2 separation from post-combustion flue gases. Abstracts of the Joint Meeting of American Chemical Society (ACS) and American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in New Orleans, LA, on April 6-10, 2008. CD-ROM.

McBride, J.H., H.E. Leetaru, and R.W. Keach, 2008, Seismic characterization of deep Illinois Basin reservoirs as possible targets for carbon sequestration: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention and Exposition, April 20-23, San Antonio, Texas, Abstract volume, p. 136.

McKay, E.D. III, and R.C. Berg, 2008, Optical ages spanning two glacial-interglacial cycles from deposits of the ancient Mississippi River: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 78.

Meyer, S.C., Y.-F. Lin, G.S. Roadcap, D.D. Walker, W.S. Dey, and V.H. Knapp, 2008, Investigations of water availability in northeastern Illinois: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 31.

Miao, X., H. Wang, and P. Hanson, 2008, Optical and radiocarbon ages of eolian sand in the Green River Lowland, northwestern Illinois: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 74.

Mikulic, D.G., and J. Kluessendorf, 2008, The building stone industry of Grafton, Illinois, and its impact on nineteenth-century St. Louis: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 32.

Morse, D.G., A. Anderson, S. Frailey, M. Mastalerz, J. Rupp, and S. Harpalani, 2008, Carbon dioxide sequestration in Illinois Basin coal: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2008 Annual Convention and Exhibition, April 20-23, San Antonio, Texas, abstracts volume, p. 144.

Nelson, W.J., S.D. Elrick, and W.A. Di Michele, Evolution of a peat-contemporaneous channel: Galatia Channel, Pennsylvanian of Illinois: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 81.

Rexroad, C.B., P. Meighen, and W.J. Nelson, 2008, Aspects of Pennsylvanian stratigraphy, sedimentation, and conodonts in southwestern Indiana, in A.H. Maria and R.C. Counts, eds., From the Cincinnati Arch to the Illinois Basin, Geological Field Excursions along the Ohio River Valley: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Field Guide 12, p. 1-9.

Rostam-Abadi, M., Y. Lu, R. Chang, C. Richardson, and J. Paradis, 2008, Mercury capture from coal combustion flue gas by fly ash: Impact of coal and boiler: Abstracts of the Joint Meeting of American Chemical Society (ACS) and American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in New Orleans, LA, on April 6-10, 2008. CD-ROM.

Seyler, B., J.E. Crockett, J. Grube, P.M. Johanek, B.G. Huff, Y. Lasemi, J. Brenizer, Z. Khorasgani Askari, and D. Ekberg, 2008, Illinois Basin: Potential of under-explored Lower Paleozoic strata: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention and Exposition, April 20-23, San Antonio, Texas.

Stohr, C., R.G. Darmody, B. Wimmer, K. Hackley, A. Iranmanesh, I. Krapac, D. Byers, A. Stumpf, D. Luman, and S. Brown, 2008, Thermal infrared detection of simulated CO2 leakage in cropland: Application to post injection deep sequestration: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 83.

Stohr, C., T. Kemmis, A. Stumpf, and J. Thomason, 2008. Using a reflectorless total station to remotely describe a deltaic kame terrace sequence in the Fox River valley, northeastern Illinois: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 12.

Viehberg, F.A., B.B. Curry, and F. Mezquita, 2008, Transfer function approaches in paleoclimatic reconstructions using Quaternary ostracod records: European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Geophysical Research Abstracts 10, EGU2008-A-10873.

Vlack, V.A., J.E. Ortiz, B.B. Curry, J.T. Haynes, N.K. Grant, and E.H. Carlson, 2008, Applicability of diffuse spectral reflectance for clay mineral identification in sedimentary sequences: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention and Exposition, April 20-23, San Antonio, Texas.

Vlack, V.A., J.E. Ortiz, J.T. Haynes, B.B. Curry, E.H. Carlson, and N.K. Grant, 2008, Identifying clays in sedimentary sequences utilizing a new clay mixture spectral library developed with diffuse spectral reflectance: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, Paper 40-12.

Wang, H., and D.A. Grimley, 2008, A long loess record in southern Illinois: 5 interglacial, 2 prominent interstadial paleosols and 5 loess units: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 49.

Webb, N.D., and D.A. Grimley, 2008, Mapping of Quaternary deposits and bedrock topography in the Kaskaskia Valley region, southwest Illinois: Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 5, p. 57.