Presentations

2019-2017

*undergraduate student coauthor    **graduate student coauthor

2019
AUGUST

Goldschmidt conference, Barcelona, Spain

MEMETI, V., **Chambers, M., **Oppenheim, L., Barnes, C., Eddy, M., Schoene, B. 2019. Plagioclase and K-feldspar megacryst recycling in a large, prolonged magma mush, Tuolumne intrusive complex, California.

Paterson, S.R., Ardill, K.E., MEMETI, V., Werts, K., and Barnes, C. 2019. Forming super-plutons: priming arcs and producing active, long-lived magma mushes

2019
MAY

Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section meeting, Portland, OR

*Angulo, A., **Scheland, C.L., and MEMETI, V. 2019. Petrology of Magmatic Enclaves and Mafic Dikes in the Jack Main Canyon intrusive suite, central Sierra Nevada.

*Hayward, J., **Scheland, C.L., and MEMETI, V. 2019. The nature of textural and compositional variability in the Lake Vernon granodiorite in western Yosemite National Park, CA.

MEMETI, V., **Chambers, M., **Oppenheim, L., Barnes, C., Paterson, S. 2019. A tale of crystal-melt mixing and large, prolonged magma mush bodies told by plagioclase and K-feldspar megacrysts from the inner units of the Tuolumne Intrusive Complex (invited).

Paterson, S., **Scheland, C., MEMETI, V., *Flores, C., White, M.L., Vernon, R. 2019. Antithetical migrating plutons in evolving arcs.

Werts, K., Barnes, C.G., MEMETI, V., Ratschbacher, B., Williams, D. 2019. Recognizing the importance of crystal accumukation on bulkrock compositional variability in silicic systems.

2019
MARCH

South-Central/North-Central/Rocky Mountain Joint Section Meeting, Manhattan, Kansas

Werts, K., Barnes, C.G., MEMETI, V., Ratschbacher, B. 2019. Why bulk-rock compositions should not be used to directly compare granites and rhyolites.

2018
December

 

American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

AKCIZ, S.O., J. Thurmond. 3-D printed geologic block models to improve spatial thinking skills in earth sciences courses.

AKCIZ, S.O., L.G. Ludwig, R. Arrowsmith. Limitations of paleoseismic data along the fastest slipping section of the San Andreas Fault.

Avila, J., M. KIRBY, G.M. MacDonald, J. CARLIN, A. Woodward**, J. Han, B. Nauman, J. Leidelmeijer**. Using Holocene sediments from North Yolla Bolly Lake in the Northern Coast Range (CA) to investigate the California precipitation dipole.

CARLIN, J., Addison, J., Wagner, A., Schwartz, V., *Hayward, J., *Severin, V., Utilizing mid continental shelf event deposits enriched in littoral sand to characterize storminess during the late Holocene.

*Hayward, J., CARLIN, J., Addison, J., Schwartz, V. Wagner, A., Using physical and chemical sediment characteristics to distinguish fluvial and oceanic event deposits within mid-shelf depocenters.

KIRBY, M., G.M. MacDonald, J. CARLIN, J. Leidelmeijer**, J. Avila, A. Rueckert, J. Han, B. Nauman, A. Woodward**. The Late Holocene dry period identified in the Northern Coast Range of California (Barley Lake): evidence for a mean state change in the average position of the California precipitation dipole?

Leidelmeijer, J., M. KIRBY, G.M. MacDonald, J. CARLIN, S.J. LOYD, J. Han, B. Nauman, A. Woodward**, J. Avila. Late Glacial to early Holocene paleolimnology inferred from Barley Lake sediments (Northern Coastal Ranges, California).

LOYD, S.J., R. Kyle, A. Tripati. Microbial versus thermochemical methane oxidation-coupled sulfate reduction in salt dome environments of the Gulf Coast USA: Insights from clumped isotope geochemistry.

Martinez, L., M. KIRBY, R. Meyer, G.M. MacDonald. A 32,000 year lake sediment charcoal record from Lake Elsinore, Southern California.

Nauman, B., G.M. MacDonald, M. KIRBY. Statewide response of California fire regime to previous Holocene warm periods, based on lake sediment charcoal.

Scheland, C.**, A. Angulo*, V. MEMETI, K.E. Ardill, S.R. Paterson. The Late Cretaceous, migrating Jack Main intrusive complex, central Sierra Nevada, CA: Mapping as a powerful tool for unraveling magmatic histories.

Ardill, K.E. S.R. Paterson, V. MEMETI, C.G. Barnes, S. Attia. Hypabyssal intrusions capturing the physical development of an upper-crustal magma plumbing system and links between magma chambers and volcanism: from map to mineral scale.

2018
November

 

Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN

Angulo, A*., C.L. Scheland**, V. MEMETI. Investigating compositional characteristics of mafic recharge with enclaves in the Jack Main intrusive complex, central Sierra Nevada, California.

Barnes, C.G., T. Babu, K. Werts, V. MEMETI, R. Mundil. Apatite trace element variation and insights into magmatism in the Tuolumne intrusive complex (TIC).

BURSZTYN, N., J.A. Gutierrez*, I. Guinto, V. MEMETI, K.E. Ardill. "Yosemite: a story of fire and ice" roadside geology and virtual field trip.

Chambers, M.**, V. MEMETI, M.P. Eddy, B. Schoene, S. Paterson. Magma mush bodies and crystal recycling constrained by zircon dates from cores and rims of k-feldspar megacrysts from the Tuolumne intrusive complex.

CLEMENS-KNOTT, D., K.D. Surpless, A.P. Barth, J.L. Wooden. Insights into Middle to Late Jurassic magmatism within the Sierra Nevada arc as recorded by trace element compositions of detrital zircon.

Deino, A.L., J.R. KNOTT, P.R. Renne, S. Hemming, B. Turrin. Development of a ~3.3 ma sanidine standard for 40ar/39ar dating.

Inserra, N.**, S.O. AKCIZ. Late Holocene rupture history of the south-central San Andreas fault at Van Matre ranch site, Carrizo Plain National Monument, California.

Stone, T.N.*, N. BONUSO. Examining reef mound construction to understand how reefs recovered after mass extinction.

Gevedon, M.L., M. Odlum, B.A. Magumcia*, D.F. Stockli, D. CLEMENS-KNOTT. New zircon u-pb and (u-th)/he ages of miocene rhyolite from the kern volcanic field; Kern Plateau, southern Sierra Nevada, California.

Gibson, K.*, N. BURSZTYN, J.A. CARLIN. The implementation and use of next generation science standards-based tactile models in the k-12 educational system.

KNOTT, J.R., E. Wan, A. Deino, M. Casteel, M.C. Reheis, F.M. Phillips, L.C. Walkup, K.R. McCarty, D. Manoukian, E. Nunez. Lake Andrei: A Pliocene pluvial lake in Eureka Valley, eastern California.

Kovtun, R.**, A.D. WOODS. Early Triassic paleoceanography along western North America: an analysis of the middle member of the Union Wash Formation, east-central California.

WOODS, A.D., K. Kinder**. Late Early Triassic (Smithian – Spathian) environmental changes along the western margin of North America: an analysis of the union wash formation at the Cerro Gordo, CA locality.

2018
October

 

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Meeting, Albuquerque, NM

Awalt**, K.M., J.F. PARHAM, J. Velez-Juarbe. Desmostylians from the "Topanga" Formation of Orange County, California, with comments on tooth ontogeny of paleoparadoxiids.

Biewer**, J., J.F. PARHAM, J. Velez-Juarbe. A reassessment of variation in dental and mandibular characters of basal odobenids. 

2018
SEPTEMBER

Annual Southern California Earthquake Center Meeting, Palm Springs, CA

Williams, A. M., Arrowsmith, J R., Rockwell, T. K., AKCIZ, S. O., Grant Ludwig, L. Refining the earthquake chronology of the last millennium along the Cholame segment of the San Andreas Fault

Inserra, N.** and AKCIZ, S. O. Late Holocene Rupture History of the South-Central San Andreas Fault at the Van Matre Ranch site, Carrizo Plain, California

2018
AUGUST

Goldschmidt conference, Boston, MA

Ardill K.E., Paterson S.R., and MEMETI, V. 2018. Tracking the physical, chemical, and thermal signals of arc flare-ups, migration, and magmatic focusing in the central Sierra Nevada, USA

Werts, K., Barnes, C.G., MEMETI, V., Paterson, S.R., Ratschbacher, B., **Williams, D. 2018. Volcanic versus plutonic hornblende: tools for discerning crystal accumulation and melt loss in plutons.

2018
JUNE

9th International meeting on Paleoseismology, Archaeoseismology & Active Tectonics

Rockwell, T., AKCIZ, S. O. Late Holocene earthquake record for the northern Earthquake Valley Fault Zone from a new paleoseismic site at Warner Basin

2018
MAY

 

Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain/Cordilleran Sectional Meeting, Flagstaff, AZ

Avila, S.T.*, J.S. Lackey, B. Lutz, J.R. KNOTT, N. Mueller. Paleographic interpretation of the Fish Lake Valley/Horse Thief Hills area using geochemistry of volcanic rocks.

Ayers, J.*, V. MEMETI, L. Oppenheim**, M. Chambers**. The Half Dome granodiorite on the east side of the Tuolumne intrusive complex, Yosemite National Park, CA: big or small magma chambers?

Barnes, C.G., K. Werts, V. MEMETI. Trace elements in hornblende reveal variations in enclave-host magma interaction in the Tuolumne intrusive complex, Sierra Nevada, CA.

KNOTT, J.R., B. Lutz, E. Griffie*, D. CLEMENS-KNOTT, N.C. Chen, J.P. Calzia. Identification of Hunter Mountain Batholith clasts in the Furnace Creek Formation, Death Valley, California.

Oppenheim, L.**, V. MEMETI, C.G. Barnes, M. Chambers**, K. Werts, M.A. Barnes, R. Esposito. Length scales of magma mixing and magma chamber dimensions as inferred from zoning in feldspars, Tuolumne intrusive complex, Yosemite National Park, CA.

Scheland, C.L.**, V. MEMETI, S.R. Paterson, K.E. Ardill. The Jack Main intrusive complex in the Late Cretaceous central Sierra Nevada, CA: a migrating pluton within a magma focusing region.

2018
APRIL

European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria

Rarschbacher, B., T. Cawood, A. Lusk, M. Larrovere, C. Rick, P. Alasino, S. Paterson, V. MEMETI. Strain localization mechanisms (or lack thereof) in a ∼10 km wide, syn- to post-magmatic mylonite zone in the Famatinian arc.

Desert Symposium, Xyzzyx, CA

Heuck**, J.R., J.F. PARHAM Comparison of heteromyid rodents from the Sespe Formation of Orange County with Mojave Desert local faunas.

Miller, D.M., R.E. Reynolds, K.D. Groover, D.C. Buesch, H.J. Brown, G. Cromwell, J. Densmore-Judy, A.L. Garcia, D. Hughson, J.R. KNOTT, J.E. Lovich. Against the current— The Mojave River from sink to source: The 2018 Desert Symposium field trip road log.

Southern California Geobiology Symposium, Riverside, CA

Hill, J.**, LOYD, S.J. Origin of sulfur for elemental sulfur concentration in salt dome cap rocks, Gulf Coast Basin, USA.

2018
FEBRUARY

Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR

CARLIN, J., Schreiner, K., Dellapenna, T., Sayers, L., Swenson, J., McGuffin, A., Identifying Recent Flood Deposits within a Mid-Shelf Mud Blanket along a Low-Gradient Passive Margin

*Cortez, D., CARLIN, J., *Van Orman, D., Measuring Sediment Accumulation within an Urban Estuary Over Seasonal and Decadal Time-Scales

2017
December

American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Balmaki, B., Wigand, P., **Leeper, R., Frontalini, F., CARLIN, J., Using Saltmarsh Foraminifera and Diatoms in the Seal Beach Wetlands, Southern California, as Proxies of Sea Level Changes. 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, December 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA

LOYD, S.J. Quantification of the "global" authigenic carbonate δ13C value and implications for carbon cycling.

Hill, J.**, LOYD, S.J. Origin of sulfur for elemental sulfur concentration in salt dome cap rocks, Gulf Coast Basin, USA.

Owen, P., Wagner, A., Addison, J., Schwartz, V., Barron, J., CARLIN, J., Reconstructing Holocene Upwelling Conditions in Monterey Bay, California. 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, December 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA 

Schreiner, K., CARLIN, J., Sayers, L., Swenson, J., The Impacts of Episodic Storm and Flood Events on Carbon and Sediment Delivery to Gulf of Mexico Sediments. 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, December 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA

Schwartz, V., Addison, J., CARLIN, J., Wagner, A., Barron, J., The Last 1000 Years of Ocean Change in Monterey Bay, California: Insights from the Marine Sedimentary Record

2017
November

8th International meeting on Paleoseismology, Archaeoseismology & Active Tectonics

AKCIZ, S. O., Grant Ludwig, L., 2017. Geomorphic and Paleoseismic Investigation of a Prominent Secondary Strand of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain: Implication for Rupture Complexity.

Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference, Providence, RI

**Adler, M., CARLIN, J., **Leeper, R., **Aranda, A., Avnaim-Katav, S., KIRBY, M., RHODES, B., Utilizing Wetland Stratigraphy to Reconstruct the Paleoseismic History of the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone.

CARLIN, J., *Cortez, D., *Van Orman, D., Investigating sediment accumulation within an urban estuary over seasonal and decadal time-scales

**Dickson, S., CARLIN, J., BONUSO, N., Southern California Wetland Evolution in the Holocene: Understanding the Shift from Oysters to Salt Marsh.

2017
October

Geological Society of America, Seattle, WA.

Aguilar*, A, N. BURSZTYN. The development and study of earth science lessons in kindergarten classrooms.

Petcovic, H., L. Tinigin, A. Pope, N. BURSZTYN, C. Ormand, N. LaDue. Pixels: how classroom-based and field-based learning impact students’ sense of scale and understanding of remote sensing imagery.

BURSZTYN, N., D. Jackson*, A. Walker, B. Shelton, J. Pederson. From field trips to sandboxes: engaging introductory-level students through interactive augmented reality classroom experiences.

MEMETI, V., Oppenheim**, L., Werts, K., Williams**, D., Barnes, C.G., Paterson, S.R., Barnes, M.A.,, Tracking stages of magmatic evolution by comparison of trace elements and isotopes in different mineral populations in the Tuolumne Intrusive Complex: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-303551.

MEMETI, V., Paterson, S.R., Ratschbacher, B.C., Alasino, P.H., Larrovere, M.A., Ardill, K.E., Cawood, T.K., Lusk, A.D.J., Insixiengmay, L.,, Igneous architecture at the top of the Famatinian arc, NW Argentina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-303439

Alasino P.H., MEMETI, V., Ratschbacher, B.C., Larrovere M.A., Paterson, S., Lusk, A., Cawood, T., 2017, Geochemical architecture and evolution of the Famatinian magmatic arc crustal section in the NW Argentina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-303384.

Chambers**, M., MEMETI, V., Oppenheim**, L.F.,, Investigating the extent of crystal mixing in the northern Tuolumne Intrusive Complex with mineral inclusion patterns in K-feldspar: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-301975.

Oppenheim**, L.F., MEMETI, V., Werts, K., Barnes, C.G., Barnes, M.A., Esposito, R., Paterson, S.R., 2017, Zoning in feldspars as tracers of length scales of magma mixing and magma chamber size in the Tuolumne Intrusive Complex, Yosemite National Park, CA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-301883.

Scheland**, C.L., MEMETI, V., Ardill, K.E., Paterson, S.R., and Chambers**, M., 2017, The Jack Main Intrusive complex: An out-of-sequence migrating pluton formed during Late Cretaceous magmatic focusing, central Sierra Nevada, CA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-301887.

Ardill, K.E., Paterson, S.R., MEMETI, V., 2017, The dynamics of synchronous flare-ups, migration, and focusing in the Mesozoic Sierra Nevada arc: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-302405.

Werts, K., Barnes, C.G., MEMETI, V., Williams**, D.R., 2017, Where’s the rhyolite? Evidence for melt loss and crystal accumulation in the Tuolumne Intrusive Complex: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-302481.

Ardill, K.A., Paterson, S.R., Barnes, C.G., Stanback, J.F., Alasino, P.H., Werts, K., MEMETI, V., Teruya, L., King, J., Crosbie, S., 2017, Magmatic structures in the Tuolumne Intrusive Complex record physical differentiation of magmas at the emplacement level: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-302303

Cawood, T.K., Paterson, S., Ratschbacher, B.C, Lusk, A.D.J., Larrovere, M.A., Alasino, P., Rick, C.B., MEMETI, V., 2017, Strain (de)-localization in the ~10 km wide cuesta de Randolfo mylonite zone, Faminian arc, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-302442.<

Lusk, A.D.J., Paterson, S.R., Ratschbacher, B.C., Larrovere, M., Alasino, P., MEMETI, V., Cawood, T.K., Hernandez, R., 2017, Deformation of the uppermost Famatinian orogen: Mapping and structural analysis from the Sierra de Narvaez and Sierra de las Planchadas, NW Argentina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-304220.

Alasino P.H., Larrovere M.A., Rocher, S. Dahlquist, J.A., Basei, M., MEMETI, V., Paterson, S., Galindo C., Macchioli Grande M., da Costa Campos Neto, M., 2017, Incremental growth of an upper crustal pluton, Sierra de Velasco: evidence of a re-used magma pathway: XXCGA meeting, Tucuman, Argentina. I.A.V.C.E.I. Scientific Assembly, Portland, OR, Aug. 14-18, 2017

MEMETI, V., Barnes, C., Werts, K., Williams**, D., Oppenheim**, L., Barnes, M., Paterson, S., 2017, Using mineral geochemistry to unravel waxing and waning magmatism in the Tuolumne Intrusive Complex plumbing system, central Sierra Nevada, California, I.A.V.C.E.I. Scientific Assembly, Portland, OR, Aug. 14-18, 2017

Ardill, K., Paterson, S., MEMETI, V., Stanback, J., Green*, S., Gutierrez*, E., 2017, Hypabbysal porphyry intrusions across the central Sierra Nevada: characterizing vertical links between focusing plutonic and volcanic fields, I.A.V.C.E.I. Scientific Assembly, Portland, OR, Aug. 14-18, 2017

MEMETI, V., 2017, Regional scale magma focusing in the central Sierra Nevada, California: Evolving magma chamber and final intrusive sizes, shapes and volumes in the plutonic plumbing beneath volcanic center, I.A.V.C.E.I. Scientific Assembly, Portland, OR, Aug. 14-18, 2017

Werts, K., Barnes, C.G., MEMETI, V., 2017, Is Sphene ‘Recycled’ in the Tuolumne Intrusive Complex? North American Workshop on Laser Ablation, Austin, TX, May 25-27, 2017.

Gutierrez*, E., MEMETI, V., 2017, Investigating the Volcanic-Plutonic Connections Using Geochemistry in the Minarets Caldera, Eastern-Central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, n. 4, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017CD-293058

Southern California Chapter of AEG, North Hollywood, CA.

LATON, R. Malibu California, Wastewater and Politics.

2017
September

Los Angeles Basin Geological Society, Long Beach, CA.

LATON, R. Low Altitude Photography Utilizing U.A.V.s – Geologic and Hydrologic Applications.

Southern California Earthquake Center Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, California

Inserra**, C.Nelems*, R. Muthala*, J. Torres*, S.O. AKCIZ. Paleoseismic investigation of Van Matre Ranch site along the Carrizo Plain section of the San Andreas Fault.

Williams, A. M., Arrowsmith, J R., Rockwell, T. K., AKCIZ, S. O., Grant Ludwig, L., Gontz, A. Testing the shorter and variable recurrence interval hypothesis along the Cholame segment of the San Andreas Fault

2017
August

Goldschmidt 2017, Paris, France

BURSZTYN, N., D. Jackson*, A. Walker, B. Shelton, B., J. Pederson. Increased student engagement through augmented reality – a catalyst for learning? Goldschmidt, Paris, August 13-18.

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Meetings, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Biewer**, J., J.F. PARHAM, J. Velez Juarbe. Eleven new skulls from the Los Angeles basin, Southern California, shed light on the timing of major walrus radiations.