DEEP: NEGSA Contributions

Connecticut Geological Survey
Staff and Associates Contributions
 
 
Proceedings from the Geological Society of America,
Northeastern Section Meetings
 
March 18-20, 2013, Bretton Woods New Hampshire
 
2013 GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 45, Number 1,  ISSN 0016-7592 
GSA Special Papers, 2013, Recent Advances in North American Paleoseismology and Neotectonics  East of the Rockies, vol 493, p. 221-242
 
Geothermal 
CONNECTICUT GEOTHERMAL MAP SERIES: TOOLS FOR EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT
GAGNON, Teresa K., Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Connecticut Geological Survey, 79 Elm St, Hartford, CT 06106, teresa.gagnon@ct.gov, THOMAS, Margaret A., State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection, 79 Elm St, Hartford, CT 06106, RHODES, J. Michael, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, and MABEE, Stephen B., Massachusetts Geological Survey, Univ. Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003
Ground Water

DEFINING GROUND WATER DRAINAGE BASIN BOUNDARIES AND RECHARGE FOR FRACTURED CRYSTALLINE BEDROCK USING DOMESTIC WELLS DATABASES
METCALF, Meredith J.1, ROBBINS, Gary A.1, MEYER, Thomas H.1, and THOMAS, Margaret A.2, (1) Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut, 1376 Storrs Rd., Unit 4087, Storrs, CT 06269-4087, meredith.metcalf@uconn.edu, (2) Connecticut Geological Survey, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, 79 Elm St, Hartford, CT 06106
Hazards/ Seismology/ Geophysics 

IMPROVING SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN NEW ENGLAND THROUGH THE USE OF SURFICIAL GEOLOGIC MAPS AND EXPERT ANALYSIS
BECKER, Laurence R.1, PATRIARCO, Steven P.2, MARVINNEY, Robert G.3, THOMAS, Margaret A.4, MABEE, Stephen B.5, and FRATTO, Edward S.2, (1) Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05671, laurence.becker@state.vt.us, (2) Northeast States Emergency Consortium, 1 West Water Street, Suite 205, Wakefield, MA 01880, (3) Maine Geological Survey, 93 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0093, (4) Connecticut Geological Survey, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106, (5) Massachusetts Geological Survey, Univ. Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003
http://specialpapers.gsapubs.org/content/493/221.full.pdf+html
 
USING PASSIVE SINGLE-STATION SEISMIC DATA FOR SHEAR WAVE VELOCITY PROFILING AND SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN HARTFORD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT
MORTON, Sarah L.C., Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, slmorton@usgs.gov, THOMAS, Margaret A., Connecticut Geological Survey, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106, LIU, Lanbo, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut, 261 Glenbrook Road, Unit 2037, Storrs, CT 06269, and LANE, John W. Jr, Office of Ground Water, Branch of Geophysics, U.S. Geological Survey, 11 Sherman Place, Unit 5015, Storrs-Mansfield, CT 06269

Use of Multiple Seismic Methods To Estimate Depth To Bedrock at Selected Sites within the Coventry Quadrangle, Coventry Connecticut
WHITE, Eric A., Office of Ground Water, Branch of Geophysics, U.S. Geological Survey, 11 Sherman Place, Unit 5015, Storrs-Mansfield, CT 06269, eawhite@usgs.gov and JOHNSON, Carole D., Office of Groundwater, Branch of Geophysics, U.S. Geological Survey, 11 Sherman Place, Unit 5015, Storrs-Mansfield, CT 06269
 
 
March 17-20, 2012, Hartford Connecticut
 
Scientific Papers

Geophysics
News from the Newark Supergroup
Geothermal Potential in the Northeast
Structural Geology
 
Fieldtrips/Workshops
Ancient Lake and River Environments: A Core and Field Workshop on the Jurassic Portland Formation by: Peter Drzewiecki (ECSU), Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch(OU), Randolph Steinen(CGS),  David Finkelstein(UMASS).
State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut Guidebook Number 9, F1-35. (2012)
 
Geological Society Student Mentor Program
Margaret Thomas, State Geologist, was a Geological Society of America Student Mentor, participating in the Roy J. Shelmon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience
 
Keynote Speaker
 
Commissioner Daniel Esty, Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection, gave the Keynote Address at the Geological Society of America Banquet, March 19, 2012.
 
Commissioner Esty was well received by the geoscience community.  As keynote speaker, the Commissioner offered his vision of the integration of the geosciences with energy and environmental issues. He fielded questions on waste reduction, geothermal energy, fracking, environmental education, and the role of academia in public discourse on science issues.