2003 Annual Meeting

GANJ XX Periglacial Features of Southern New Jersey and adjacent areas

Friday, October 10 and Saturday October 11, 2003

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pamona, New Jersey

Friday Afternoon and Evening

12:00 pm to 6:00 pm .. Registration

Oral Presentations 1:00 - 3:15 p.m.

1:00 pm    Welcoming Remarks

1:15 pm    Late Miocene to Holocene Geology of the New Jersey Coastal Plain - Scott D. Stanford

1:45 pm    A Geography of Spungs and Some Attendant Hydrological Phenomena on the New Jersey Outer Coastal Plain - Mark N. Demitroff

2:15pm   Is the Pine Barrens Water Table Declining? What Does the Record Show? - Claude M. Epstein

2:45pm   Periglacial Sediment-Filled Wedges, Northern Delaware, USA - Mary D. Lemcke and Frederick E. Nelson

3:15pm   Paleoclimatic Implications of Blockfield Distribution in the Central Appalachians - Kim Gregg, Michael T. Walegur, and Frederick E. Nelson

3:45pm to 4:00pm Break

Poster Sessions 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Spung Map: Great Egg Harbor River Watershed Region, Southern New Jersey - Mark J. Mihalasky and Tonya S. Del Sontro

Vernal Pools in New Jersey’s Outer Coastal Plain - Jason Tesauro and Brian Zarate

New Jersey Under the Ice - Richard L. Kroll

Software Developed for Near-Real-Time Internet Seismic Signals - Joseph J. Gerencher and Michael J. Sands

Keynote Address 6:00 p.m.  - Professor Hugh M. French, University of Ottawa. - Permafrost Past and Present

7:00   Banquet and Business Meeting

Saturday Field Trip

Fieldtrip Leaders: Dr. Hugh French and Mark Demitroff

French and Demitroff are the authors of Cold-climate origin of the enclosed depressions and wetland (‘spungs’) of the Pine Barrens, southern New Jersey, USA, Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, v.12, p. 337-350, 2001.

With Steven Forman, they coauthored French, Demitroff, and Forman, Evidence for Late-Pleistocene Permafrost in the New Jersey Pine Barrens (Latitude 30 N), Eastern USA, Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, v.14, p. 255-270, 2003.



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