Undergraduate Research in Geology

Recent Published Abstracts / Meeting Presentations

  WINDY McBRIDE
    McBride, W., Latimer, J., Gamrod, J., Cruse, A.M., Atakwana, E., Atakwana E.W., and Teeter, K., 2009, Phosphorous geochemistry and C:P relationships in paleo Lake Mababe, Botswana: Geol. Soc. America-North Central Section Meeting, v. 41.
    Pugh, E., Latimera, J.C., McBride, W., Brindle, M., 2009 Phosphorus geochemistry during ocean anoxic events: resuts from Demerara Rise: Geol. Soc. America-North Central Section Meeting, v. 41.

  EMILY PUGH
    Pugh, E., Latimera, J.C., McBride, W., Brindle, M., 2009 Phosphorus geochemistry during ocean anoxic events: resuts from Demerara Rise: Geol. Soc. America-North Central Section Meeting, v. 41.

Darin Lang DARIN LANG
    Lang, D.M., Rathburn, A.E., Gray, C.J., Kluesner, J.W., Brouillett, E.R., Waggoner, J., Perez, E., Gieskes, J., and Deheyn, D., 2008, Forminiferal assemblages of experimental banks and control sites in the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, v. 40.

  MATTHEW BRINDLE
    Pugh, E., Latimera, J.C., McBride, W., Brindle, M., 2009 Phosphorus geochemistry during ocean anoxic events: resuts from Demerara Rise: Geol. Soc. America-North Central Section Meeting, v. 41.

  RONALD TAYLOR
    Taylor, R., Rathburn, A.E., Gray, C.J., Kluesner, J.W., Brouillette, E.R., Waggoner, J.D., Perez, M.E., Gieskes, J., and Deheyn, D., 2008, Comparison of different size fractions of Rose Bengal stained foraminifera inhabiting the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 40.
    Taylor, R., Waggoner, J., Rathburn, A.E., Martin, J.B., Bernhard, J.M., Perez, M.E., Gieskes, J., and Ziebis, W., 2008, Distributions and stable isotopic compositions of Rose Bengal stained benthic foraminifera inhabiting methane seeps in the Clamflats area of Monterey Bay, California: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, v. 40.
    Taylor, R., Waggoner, J., Rathburn, A.E., Martin, J.B., Bernhard, J.M., Perez, M.E., Gieskes, J., and Ziebis, W., 2008, Ecology of methane seep benthic foraminifera in the Clamblats area of Monterey Bay, California: 12th Annual Undergraduate/Graduate Research Showcase, Indiana State University.
    Taylor, R., Waggoner, J., Rathburn, A.E., Martin, J.B., Bernhard, J.M., Perez, M.E., Gieskes, J., and Ziebis, W., 2008, Comparisons of methane seep and non-seep vertical distribution patterns of Rose Bengal stained benthic foraminifera inhabiting the Clamflats area of Monterey Bay, California: 16th Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference.

Dave Bohnert DAVE BOHNERT
    Bohnert, D.J., Rathburn, A.E., Gray, C.J., Gieskes, J., Perez, M.E., Brouillette, E.R., and Waggoner, J.D., 2007, The ecology of living (stained) benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Annual Argonne Symposium and CSUI, Chicago, IL.

Cassie Gray CASSIE GRAY
    Gray, C.J., Rathburn, A., Brouillette, E., Waggoner, J., Kluesner, J., Perez, E., Gieskes, J., 2007, Microhabitat preferences of living (stained) benthic forminifera from experimental banks in the Venice Lagoon: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 39, no. 6.
    Gray, Cassie J., Rathburn, Anthony E., Brouillette, Ellen R., Waggoner, Jason D., Kluesner, Jared W., Perez, Elena, Gieskes, Joris, 2007, The ecology of living (stained) benthic foraminifera from experimental banks constructed in the Venice Lagoon, Italy: 8th Annual Indiana State University McNair Consortium Undergraduate Research Conference, August 2007, Terre Haute, IN.
    Gray, Cassie J., Rathburn, Anthony E., Kluesner, Jared W., Brouillette, Ellen R., Waggoner, Jason D., Perez, Elena, Gieskes, Joris, 2007, vertical distribution profiles of living (Rose Bengal stained) foraminifera from experimental banks constructed in the Venice Lagoon: Indiana State University Undergraduate Research Showcase, April 2007, Terre Haute, IN.
    Gray, Cassie J., Pels, Stephen D., Bodenbender, Brian E., Demko, Timothy M., 2007, Macrofossils and microfossils found at a dinosaur site in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, Abst. with Programs n. 39, no. 3.
    Bohnert, D.J., Rathburn, A.E., Gray, C.J., Gieskes, J., Perez, M.E., Brouillette, E.R., and Waggoner, J.D., 2007, The ecology of living (stained) benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Annual Argonne Symposium and CSUI, Chicago, IL.
    Waggoner, J., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E., Brouillette, E., Gray, C.J., Kluesner, J., Gieskes, J., 2007, Rose Bengal stained benthic foraminifera from a contaminated gradient in the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 39, no. 6.
    Rathburn, Anthony E., Gray, Cassie J., Kluesner, Jared W., Brouillette, Ellen R., Waggoner, Jason D., Perez, Elena, Gieskes, Joris, 2007, Vertical distribution profiles of living (Rose Bengal Stained) foraminifera from experimental banks constructed in the Venice Lagoon: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, Abst. with Programs v. 39, no. 3.
    Waggoner, Jason D., Rathburn, Anthony E., Perez, Elena, Brouillette, Ellen R., Gray, Cassie J., Kluesner, Jared W., Gieskes, Joris, 2007, Comparisons of Rose Bengal Stained benthic foraminifera from a transect across the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 39, no. 3.
    Brouillette, Ellen R., Rathburn, Tony, Perez, Elena, Kluesner, Jared W., Gray, Cassie J., Basak, Chandranath, Gieskes, Joris, 2006, Spatial and temporal comparisons of living benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 38, no. 7.
    Brouillette, E.R., Rathburn, T., Perez, E., Kluesner, J.W., Gray, C.J., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, Spatial and temporal comparisons of living benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 38.
    Anderson, A.K., Bylsma, A.L., Etter, M.D., Gray, C.J., Ochoa, R.I., Pels, S.D., Riese, D.J., Stack, K.P., Walton, K.A., Wismer, M.A., 2006, Taphonomy and paleoenvironmental analysis of the Red Canyon Ranch Dinosaur Site, Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Shell, Wyoming: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 38.
    Rathburn, A., Gieskes, J., Barbanti, A., Perez, M.W., Brouillette, E., Kluesner, J., Basak, C., and Gray, C., 2006, The ecology and geochemistry of living benthic foraminifera in the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Invited presentation, Sept. 2006, Venice, Italy.
    Gray, C.J., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E., Kluesner, J.W., Brouillette, E.R., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, The microhabitat preferences of living (Rose Bengal stained) benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, v. 38.
    Brouillette, E.R., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E., Kluesner, J.W., Gray, C.J., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, The distribution of living (stained) foraminiferal assemblages from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. Ameirca North-Central Section Meeting, v. 38.
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E., Gray, C.J., Brouillette, E.R., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, responses of living (Rose Bengal stained) benthic foraminifera to contaminants in the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, v. 38.

  JASON WAGGONER
    Waggoner, Jason D., Rathburn, Anthony E., Perez, Elena, Brouillette, Ellen R., Gray, Cassie J., Kluesner, Jared W., Gieskes, Joris, 2007, Comparisons of Rose Bengal Stained benthic foraminifera from a transect across the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 39, no. 3.
    Gray, C.J., Rathburn, A., Brouillette, E., Waggoner, J., Kluesner, J., Perez, E., Gieskes, J., 2007, Microhabitat preferences of living (stained) benthic foraminidera from experiental banks in the Venice Lagoon: Geol. Soc. America National Meeting, v. 39, no. 6.
    Gray, Cassie J., Rathburn, Anthony E., Kluesner, Jared W., Brouillette, Ellen R., Waggoner, Jason D., Perez, Elena, Gieskes, Joris, 2007, vertical distribution profiles of living (Rose Bengal stained) foraminifera from experimental banks constructed in the Venice Lagoon: Indiana State University Undergraduate Research Showcase, April 2007, Terre Haute, IN.
    Rathburn, Anthony E., Gray, Cassie J., Kluesner, Jared W., Brouillette, Ellen R., Waggoner, Jason D., Perez, Elena, Gieskes, Joris, 2007, Vertical distribution profiles of living (Rose Bengal Stained) foraminifera from experimental banks constructed in the Venice Lagoon: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, Abst. with Programs v. 39, no. 3.

Ellen Brouillette ELLEN BROUILLETTE
    Latimer, J., Beilfuss, M., Gibson, J., Brouillette, E., Ogundare, O., Tiwari, A., Singh, A., Akuraju, A., 2007, Geochemistry of the Wabash River and adjacent depositional environments: Research methods and community education outreach: Alliance for Excellence through Engagement and Experience, Vol. 1 (in press).
    Gray, Cassie J., Rathburn, Anthony E., Kluesner, Jared W., Brouillette, Ellen R., Waggoner, Jason D., Perez, Elena, Gieskes, Joris, 2007, vertical distribution profiles of living (Rose Bengal stained) foraminifera from experimental banks constructed in the Venice Lagoon: Indiana State University Undergraduate Research Showcase, April 2007, Terre Haute, IN.
    Rathburn, Anthony E., Gray, Cassie J., Kluesner, Jared W., Brouillette, Ellen R., Waggoner, Jason D., Perez, Elena, Gieskes, Joris, 2007, Vertical distribution profiles of living (Rose Bengal Stained) foraminifera from experimental banks constructed in the Venice Lagoon: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, Abst. with Programs v. 39, no. 3.
    Waggoner, Jason D., Rathburn, Anthony E., Perez, Elena, Brouillette, Ellen R., Gray, Cassie J., Kluesner, Jared W., Gieskes, Joris, 2007, Comparisons of Rose Bengal Stained benthic foraminifera from a transect across the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 39, no. 3.
    Brouillette, Ellen R., Rathburn, Tony, Perez, Elena, Kluesner, Jared W., Gray, Cassie J., Basak, Chandranath, Gieskes, Joris, 2006, Spatial and temporal comparisons of living benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 38, no. 7.
    Brouillette, E., Rathburn, A., Perez, E., Kluesner, J., Gray, C., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, Living benthic foraminiferal spatial and ecological comparisons from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: 17th Annual Argonne Symposium, Argonne, Illinois.
    Brouillette, E.R., Rathburn, T., Perez, E., Kluesner, J.W., Gray, C.J., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, Spatial and temporal comparisons of living benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 38.
    Rathburn, A., Gieskes, J., Barbanti, A., Perez, M.W., Brouillette, E., Kluesner, J., Basak, C., and Gray, C., 2006, The ecology and geochemistry of living benthic foraminifera in the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Invited presentation, Sept. 2006, Venice, Italy.
    Gray, C.J., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E., Kluesner, J.W., Brouillette, E.R., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, The microhabitat preferences of living (Rose Bengal stained) benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, v. 38.
    Brouillette, E.R., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E., Kluesner, J.W., Gray, C.J., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, The distribution of living (stained) foraminiferal assemblages from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, v. 38.
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E., Gray, C.J., Brouillette, E.R., Basak, C., Gieskes, J., 2006, Responses of living (Rose Bengal stained) benthic foraminifera to contaminants in the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section Meeting, v. 38.

  AARON ALDRED
    Aldred, A., Brake, S., Wolf, S., Gibson, J., and Frizzell, J., 2006, Trace elements in ferricrete deposits in a stream impacted by acid mine drainage: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting. Abst. with Programs.

Jessica Adamic JESSICA ADAMIC
    Adamic, J. F., Kluesner, J. W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E.M., Basak, C. Levin, L.A., Gieskes, J.M., Martin, J.B., Ziebis, W., Tyron, M.D., 2005, Comparisons of vertical distribution patterns of living (stained) benthic foraminifera from the Aleutian Margin: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 37, No. 7, p. 365.
    Adamic, J.F., 2005, Extreme learning in the Aleutians: 16th Annual Argonne Symposium and CSUI, November 4th, Chicago, IL.
    Adamic, J. F., Perez, M., Rathburn, A.E., Kluesner, J.W., Basak, C., Abriani, M.A., Shepherd, A.S., Wrightsman, B.K., Ziebis, E., Martin, J., 2005, Comparison of vertical distribution patterns of living (stained) benthic foraminiferal assemblages from an Alaskan margin cold methane seep and the surrounding seafloor: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section, Abst. with Programs, v. 37.
    Perez, M.E., Rathburn, A.E., Adamic, J.F., Martin, J.B., Gieskes, J., Ziebis, W., Herguera, J.C., and Paul, C., 2005, Ecology and stable isotopes of living benthic foraminifera at different methane seeps (Alaskan margin, California margin, Guf of California): Implications for the fossil record: Micropalaeontological Society’s Foraminifera and Nannofassil Groups Joint Spring Meeting, National Oceanography Center, Southampton, England.
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, M.E., Adamic, J.F., Basak, C., Abriani, M.A., Shepherd, A.S., Wrightsman, B.K., Ziebis, W., Gieskes, J.M., 2005, Vertical distribution patterns of living (stained) benthic foraminifera from the Aleutian margin: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section, Abst. with Programs, v. 37.
    Rathburn, A.E., Levin, L.A., Gieskes, J.M., Ziebis, W., Martin, J.B., Tryon, M.D., Fryer, G.J., McMurty, G.M., Perez, M.E., Fodrie, J., Bahls, A., Abriani, M., Wrightsman, B., Adamic, J.F., McMillan, P.A., Neira, C.E., Mendoza, G.F., Leddick, J.E., Do, J., 2004, Tsunamis and seafloor dynamics: Initial resuts of research off the Aleutian Islands, Alaska: Joint Meeting of the 15th Annual Argonne Symposium and CSUI, November, Chicago, IL.
    Wrightsman, B., Jellinek, T., Rathburn, A., Kluesner, J., Adamic, J., Swanson, K., Dedekker, P., 2004, Ostracod assemblages within the Murray Canyon system, offshore Kangaroo Island, Australia: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 36, no. 5.
    Shepherd, B.S., Wolf, S.F., Dannelly, H.K., Brake, S.S., Adamic, J.F., 2004, A quantitative comparison of the benefits of Euglena mutabilis and a similar species of Euglena in acid mine drainage: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section, Abst. with Programs, v. 36,.

Jared Kluesner JARED KLUESNER
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perex, M.E., Basak, C., Gieskes, J.M., 2005, Living (rose bengal stained) benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, v. 37, no. 7, p. 189.
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, M.E., Baska, C., Gieskes, J.M., Wrightsman, B., 2005, The ecology of benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: 16th Annual Argonne Symposium and CSUI, November 4th, Chicago, IL.
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, M.E., Adamic, J.F., Basak, C., Abriani, M.A., Shepherd, A.S., Wrightsman, B.K., Ziebis, W., Gieskes, J.M., 2005, Vertical distribution patterns of living (stained) benthic foraminifera from the Aleutian margin: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section, Abst. with Programs, v. 37.
    Wrightsman, B K., Rathburn, A.E., Kluesner, J., 2005, Incorporating Ostracodes into the classroom: 16th Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, November 4th, Chicago, IL.
    Adamic, J. F., Kluesner, J. W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, E.M., Basak, C. Levin, L.A., Gieskes, J.M., Martin, J.B., Ziebis, W., Tyron, M.D., 2005, Comparisons of vertical distribution patterns of living (stained) benthic foraminifera from the Aleutian Margin: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 37, no. 7, p. 365.
    Basak, C., Rathburn, A.E., De Deckker, P., Eggins, S.M., Kluesner, J., Perez, E., Gieskes, J.: 2005, The ecology and geochemistry of benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco (accepted).
    Adamic, J. F., Perez, M., Rathburn, A.E., Kluesner, J.W., Basak, C., Abriani, M.A., Shepherd, A.S., Wrightsman, B.K., Ziebis, E., Martin, J., 2005, Comparison of vertical distribution patterns of living (stained) benthic foraminiferal assemblages from an Alaskan margin cold methane seep and the surrounding seafloor: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section, Abst. with Programs, v. 37.
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perexz M.E., Basak, C., Gieskes, J.M., Wrightsman, B., 2005. The ecology of benthic foraminifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: 16th Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, November 2005, Chicago IL.
    Wrightsman, B., Jellinek, T., Rathburn, A., Kluesner, J., Adamic, J., Swanson, K., Dedekker, P., 2004, Ostracod assemblages within the Murray Canyon system, offshore Kangaroo Island, Australia: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 36, no. 5, p. 296.

  BRIAN WRIGHTSMAN
    Wrightsman, B K., Rathburn, A.E., Kluesner, J., 2005, Incorporating Ostracodes into the classroom: 16th Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, November 2005, Chicago, IL.
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, M.E., Basak, C., Gieskes, J.M., Wrightsman, B., 2005, The ecology of benthic Formainifera from the Venice Lagoon, Italy: 16th Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, November 4th, Chicago, IL.
    Adamic, J. F., Perez, M., Rathburn, A.E., Kluesner, J.W., Basak, C., Abriani, M.A., Shepherd, A.S., Wrightsman, B.K., Ziebis, E., Martin, J., 2005, Comparison of vertical distribution patterns of living (stained) benthic foraminiferal assemblages from an Alaskan margin cold methane seep and the surrounding seafloor: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section, Abst. with Programs, v. 37.
    Kluesner, J.W., Rathburn, A.E., Perez, M.E., Adamic, J.F., Basak, C., Abriani, M.A., Shepherd, A.S., Wrightsman, B.K., Ziebis, W., Gieskes, J.M., 2005, Vertical distribution patterns of living (stained) benthic foraminifera from the Aleutian margin: Geol. Soc. America North-Central Section, Abst. with Programs, v. 37.
    Rathburn, A.E., Levin, L.A., Gieskes, J.M., Ziebis, W., Martin, J.B., Tryon, M.D., Fryer, G.J., McMurty, G.M., Perez, M.E., Fodrie, J., Bahls, A., Abriani, M., Wrightsman, B., Adamic, J.F., McMillan, P.A., Neira, C.E., Mendoza, G.F., Leddick, J.E., Do, J., 2004, Tsunamis and seafloor dynamics: Initial resuts of research off the Aleutian Islands, Alaska: Joint Meeting of the 15th Annual Argonne Symposium and CSUI, November, Chicago, IL.
    Wrightsman, B., Jellinek, T., Rathburn, A., Kluesner, J., Adamic, J., Swanson, K., Dedekker, P., 2004, Ostracod assemblages within the Murray Canyon system, offshore Kangaroo Island, Australia: Geol. Soc. America Annual Meeting, Abst. with Programs, v. 36, no. 5.