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Annual Meeting Media Coverage

Dozens of presentations received mainstream coverage. Topics reported included planetary geoscience, hydrogeology, climate change, environmental geology, geology and health, geomorphology, paleontology, geoarchaeology, geochemistry, Quaternary geology, and more.

Selected print/online media coverage

TITLE (Session-Paper)

THE KILAUEA VOLCANO HEALTH STUDY—PHASE II EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FINDINGS (212-6)
Bernadette Longo et al.
Discovery News (28 Oct.)
MERCURY AND SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING IN ANCIENT PERU (167-1)
William Brooks et al.
ScienceNOW
Science Magazine (print edition) “Random Samples,” 23 October 2009 (p. 505)
TERROIR—THE RELATIONSHIP OF GEOLOGY, SOILS, HYDROLOGY, AND CLIMATE TO WINE: A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO GEORGE MOORE (Session 270)
Session organizers: Scott Burns et al.
Seattle Times et al. (Associated Press)
THE GIANT BOULDER TRAINS OF TIERRA DEL FUEGO AND THE ORIGIN OF “DARWIN'S BOULDERS” (88-4)
Edward Evanson et al.
Nature (paid content)
Scientific American (paid content)
First Global View of the Geology of Mercury: Dynamic Landscapes on the Innermost Planet (Session 197 - Pardee Keynote 4)
Session organizers: Louise Prockter and Sean Solomon
Nature (paid content)
THE LUNAR CATACLYSM HYPOTHESIS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ENTIRE SOLAR SYSTEM (135-1)
David Kring et al.
Cosmos
A DETERMINATION OF PEAK DISCHARGE RATE AND WATER VOLUME FROM THE 1889 JOHNSTOWN FLOOD (76-10)
Davis Todd et al.
Science News
New York Times
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CONTEMPORANEOUS SHIVA IMPACT STRUCTURE AND DECCAN VOLCANISM AT THE KT BOUNDARY (50-9)
Sankar Chatterjee et al.
National Geographic News
Mumbai Mirror
Fox News
The Times of India
The Economist
FRACTURE TRACE-STRUCTURES: KEY TO DISCOVERY AND PRESERVATION OF TOMBS, VALLEY OF KINGS AND QUEENS, EGYPT (54-11)
Katarin Parizek et al.
USA Today Science Fair blog
PALYNOLOGIC EVIDENCE FOR PRE-PTOLEMAIC SETTLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT (23-5)
Christopher Bernhardt et al.
MSNBC
EXTENDING THE NORTH ATLANTIC HURRICANE RECORD USING SEISMIC NOISE (169-5)
Carl Ebeling and Seth Stein
Cosmos
EVOLUTION OF FLOWERING PLANT PHYSIOLOGY TRIGGERED EXPANSION OF TROPICAL RAINFOREST (219-11)
Kevin Boyce and Jung-Eun LEE
Discovery News
THE SAILING PEFORMANCE OF THE CRESTED PTERODACTYLOID TAPEJARA FROM THE EARLY CRETACEOUS OF BRAZIL (265-12)
Sankar Chatterjee et al.
Discovery Channel
GEOCHEMISTRY OF ARSENIC HOTSPOTS IN MURSHIDABAD AND SURROUNDING AREAS IN WEST BENGAL, INDIA (174-9)
Andrew Neal et al.
Water Online
PLEISTOCENE-AGE GIANT BEAVER (CASTOROIDES OHIOENSIS) AND EXTANT BEAVER (CASTOR CANADENSIS) ENVIRONMENTS OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN (94-4)
Catherine Yansa and Peter Jacobs
Science News
A PROGRADE PLANETOID CAPTURE EPISODE ABOUT 3.95 GA AGO: IS THIS MODEL COMPATIBLE WITH THE INFORMATION FROM HADEAN- AND ARCHEAN-AGE DETRITAL ZIRCON CRYSTALS? (266-2)
Robert Malcuit
Discovery News
MONITORING IMPACTS OF MASS-TRANSIT VEHICLES ON PARTICULATE MATTER CONCENTRATIONS IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS USING MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF TREE LEAVES: PILOT STUDY OF BUS AND BIKE ROUTES IN BELLINGHAM, WA (11-11)
Bernie Housen and Luigi Jovane
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/48631/title/How_leaves_could_monitor_pollution
FIRST OBSERVED ENTRANCES INTO MARTIAN TUBULAR CAVES (66-3)
Glen Cushing
Los Angeles Times
Space.com
TSUNAMI EVACUATION BUILDINGS AS A RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTION (164-7)
Yumei Wang and Daniel Cox
National Geographic News
EXTRATERRESTRIAL AND TERRESTRIAL SIGNATURES AT THE ONSET OF THE YOUNGER DRYAS (234-1)
Nicholas Pinter et al.
National Geographic News
WORLD'S LONGEST SPELEOTHEM: NEW RESULTS FROM RADIOMETRIC DATING AND HYDROLOGIC OBSERVATIONS (150-7)
Lewis Land
Science news
THE BEDROCK OF MONOTHEISM: THE GEOLOGY OF JERUSALEM AND ITS HISTORICAL AND RELIGIOUS IMPLICATIONS (194-1)
Michael Bramnick
Jerusalem Post
STRUCTURAL INFLUENCES ON CASCADIA RUPTURE PATCHES AND WIDTH (273-5)
Chris Goldfinger et al.
Northwest Public Radio
Geoheritages, Geoantiquities, and Geomorphosites (Session 125)
Session organizers: John F. Shroder and Marjorie A. Chan
Inside Science News Service (MinnPost.com)
ROLE OF TOXIN-PRODUCING ALGAE IN PHANEROZOIC MASS EXTINCTIONS: EVIDENCE FROM MODERN ENVIRONMENTS AND THE GEOLOGIC RECORD (86-10)
James Castle and John Rodgers
MSNBC

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