FIELD TRIPS

Trip registration opens in January 2014. For additional information, please contact the Field Trip Co-Chairs: Chuck Bailey, and Lorrie Coiner.

PRE-MEETING

  1. “Active” Features along a “Passive” Margin: the Intriguing Interplay between Silurian-Devonian Stratigraphy, Alleghanian Structures, and Eocene Magmatism of Highland and Bath Counties, Virginia.
    Tues.–Wed., 8–9 April.
    Canceled.
  2. Does the Chopawamsic Fault Represent the Main Iapetan Suture in the Southern Appalachians? Geology, Geochemistry, and Geochronology of the Western Piedmont in Northern Virginia.
    Tues.–Wed., 8–9 April.
    Canceled.
  3. Key Structural and Stratigraphic Relationships from the Northeast End of the Mountain City Window and Mount Rogers Area, VA-NC-TN.
    Mon.–Wed., 7–9 April.
    Max.: 30. US$215; includes transportation, field guide, two-nights lodging (double occupancy), snacks, and lunches.
    Arthur J. Merschat, USGS, ;
    Richard Tollo, George Washington Univ.;
    Elizabeth McClellan, Radford Univ.; Scott Southworth, USGS.
  4. Geologic Setting of the August 2011 Central Virginia Earthquake.
    Tues.–Wed., 8–9 April.
    Canceled.
  5. The Marcellus/Millboro Shale in Virginia and West Virginia.
    Tues.–Wed., 8–9 April.
    Max.: 19. US$200; includes transportation, field guide, one-night lodging (double occupancy), snacks, lunches, and group dinner.
    Daniel Soeder, U.S. Dept. of Energy, ;
    John Chermak, Virginia Tech;
    Cathy Enomoto, USGS.

Post-Meeting

  1. Karst Geomorphology and Hydrology in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia.
    Fri.–Sun., 11–13 April.
    Max.: 18. US$340; includes transportation, field guide, two-nights lodging (double occupancy), snacks, and lunches.
    Daniel Doctor, USGS, ;
    Wil Orndorff, Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation;
    Joel Maynard, Virginia Dept. of Environmental Quality;
    Matt Heller, Virginia Dept. of Mines, Minerals, and Energy;
    Gerolamo C. Casile.
  2. Tectonics and Stratigraphy of the Eastern Blue Ridge: Regional Correlations of the Ashe and Alligator Back Formation (Metamorphic Suites), Southern Virginia and Northwestern North Carolina.
    Sat.–Sun., 12–13 April.
    Max.: 18. US$200; includes transportation, field guide, one-night lodging (double occupancy), snacks, and lunches.
    Mark Carter, USGS, ;
    Arthur J. Merschat, USGS.
  3. Geology of the Scottsville Mesozoic Basin, Virginia Piedmont.
    Sat.–Sun., 12–13 April.
    Canceled.
  4. Mesozoic Fauna from the Solite Quarry, Dan River Basin, Virginia.
    Sat., 12 April.
    Canceled.
  5. Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of the Upper Mississippian Pride Shale in the Appalachian Basin.
    Sat., 12 April.
    Canceled.
  6. Geology of the Coles Hill Uranium Deposit, Virginia Piedmont.
    Fri.–Sat., 11–12 April.
    Canceled.

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