Cordilleran Section, GSA 
111th Annual Meeting

1113 May 2015

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Anchorage, Alaska USA
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2015 Undergraduate Student Presentation Winners
POSTER WINNER: Kyle Milke
TRANSPORT MECHANISMS OF METAL-BEARING HISTORIC MINE TAILINGS IN A SEMI-ARID ENVIRONMENT
ORAL WINNER: Riley Witte
EVALUATING POTENTIAL FOR RECOVERY OF TE AS A BYPRODUCT OF AU EXTRACTION AT THE GOLDEN SUNLIGHT MINE (WHITEHALL, MT)

2015 Graduate Student Presentation Winners
POSTER WINNER: Gabriela R.S. Ferreira
ARSENIC MOBILIZATION FROM SILICIC VOLCANIC ROCKS IN THE SOUTHERN WILLAMETTE VALLEY
TIE FOR ORAL WINNERS
ORAL WINNER: Nicole A. Knight
AN ASSESSMENT OF TELLURIUM IN SEMI-ARID MINE TAILINGS AT DELAMAR, NEVADA: IMPLICATIONS FOR HUMAN AND ECOSYSTEM HEALTH
ORAL WINNER: Benjamin Johnson
EARLY PALEOZOIC ASSEMBLY OF THE NORTH SLOPE SUBTERRANE: EVIDENCE FROM AN ACCRETIONARY COMPLEX EXPOSED IN THE NORTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE, ALASKA

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The 111th annual meeting of GSA’s Cordilleran Section will be held on the University of Alaska–Anchorage campus, in Anchorage, Alaska’s largest and most diverse city. Situated at the base of the Chugach Mountains, Anchorage is built on glacial deposits associated with the last major ice age. The waters of Cook Inlet, a major marine embayment, surround the city on its north, west and south sides. Turnagin Arm to the south experiences the second highest tides in North America. To the west of Anchorage, across Cook Inlet, are the Tordrillo Mountains and Mount Spurr Volcano, the closest active volcano to Anchorage. To the north are the high peaks of the Alaska Range, including Mount McKinley, the highest mountain in North America. Because of its location, Anchorage is a key international air hub in the North Pacific region as well as one of the primary gateways to the Alaskan wilderness.

SPONSORS

We gratefully thank the following meeting sponsors.

The Alaska Geological Society
The Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage


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