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Presentations and Publications from 2011

Publications
The following list includes only papers published in 2010 (not manuscripts submitted or in press).  The list also does not include publications by Dr. Peaslee that are primarily focused on projects in the Chemistry and Physics Departments.

Published Papers (student authors asterisked)
Hansen, E. C., B. E. Bodenbender, B. G. Johnson*, K. Kito*, A. K. Davis*, K. G. Havholm, and G. F. Peaslee. 2011. The origin of dark sand in eolian deposits along the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan. Journal of Geology 119 (5): 487–503.
Higgins, T. B., K. L. Brown, J. G. Gillmore, J. B. Johnson, G. F. Peaslee, and D. J. Stanford. 2011. Successful student transitions from the community college to the four-year college facilitated by undergraduate research. CUR Quarterly 31:16–21.
 Restrepo, D. T., C. Greibel, K. Giesler, E. J. Buke, D. K. Silletti*, S. A. Brokus, G. F. Peaslee, and R. G. Blair. 2011. Mechanochemically enhanced synthesis of isomorphously substituted kaolinites. Applied Clay Science 52:386–391.

Published Abstracts with Presentations (student authors asterisked)
Anderson*, D., K. Hasbrouck*, K. Alexander*, S. Brokus, D. Callam, A. Maley*, L. Zandstra*, and G. Peaslee. 2011. Sediment fingerprinting in the Lake Macatawa Watershed. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 580.
Brokus, S., and G. Peaslee. 2011. Luminescence studies of feldspar minerals and implications for forensic geology. Michigan Academician (in press).
Devries-Zimmerman, S. J., and E. C. Hansen. 2011. A survey of the geologic histories of Allegan County, Michigan peat bogs: A record of hydroseral succession. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 466.
DeVries–Zimmerman, S., and E. C. Hansen. 2011. A survey of the geologic histories of Allegan County bogs. Michigan Academician (in press).
DeVries-Zimmerman, S. J., N. Erber*, E. C. Hansen, and T. Fisher. 2011. Plant macrofossils and other paleoenvironmental indicators in an Allegan County peat bog. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 466.
Hansen, E., T. Fisher, S. DeVries-Zimmerman, and B. Hanes. 2011. Sand in sediment cores from small lakes in Lake Michigan coastal dune complexes: A proxy for dune growth and migration? Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 517.
Hansen, E., J. Reimink*, and M. Haserodt*. 2011. Rare Earth Element minerals in the Allouez Conglomerate, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan. Michigan Academician (in press).
Hasbrouck*, K., S. Brokus, D. Silletti*, J. Buscaglia, and G. Peaslee. 2011. Cathodoluminescence of feldspar minerals. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 233.
Hasbrouck*, K., and G. Peaslee. 2011. Analysis of phosphates in sediments. Michigan Academician (in press).
Hazel*, D., E. Hansen, and S. DeVries-Zimmerman. 2011. Charcoal abundance in a peat bog from Allegan County, Southwest Michigan: Paleoenvironmental implications. Michigan Academician (in press).
Hazel*, D., L. LaBarge*, N. Erber*, L. Johansson, and E. Hansen. 2011. Calc-silicate enclaves in high-grade gneisses from Halland, southwest Sweden. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 93.
LaBarge*, L., B. Yurk, C. Mulcahy*, and E. Hansen. 2011. Mathematical model of dune grass (Ammophila breviligulata) population dynamics: Testing a possible mechanism for
blowout initiation. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 517.
Medina*, R. A., N. I. Scappaticci*, and B. E. Bodenbender. 2011. High dynamic range images in sand dune photogrammetry. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 433.
Powers*, N. S., M. D. Seymour, and J. W. Peterson. 2011. Pharmaceutical transport in the environment: Interactions between tetracycline antibiotic and nanoparticle metal oxides in aqueous solutions. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 73.
Scappaticci*, N. I., and B. E. Bodenbender. 2011. Time-lapse camera system for monitoring short- and long-term sedimentary processes. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 433.
Yurk, B., B. E. Bodenbender, Z. Kilibarda, D. van Dijk, and E. C. Hansen. 2011. The role of storm winds in shaping dunes along southern and southeastern Lake Michigan. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 43 (5): 433.
Yurk, B., E. C. Hansen, and T. Pennings. Monitoring sand transport and windflow patterns during major wind events in a blowout sand dune on the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan. Michigan Academician (in press).  

Presentations
This list includes talks without published, peer reviewed abstracts.  It does not include presentations by students mentored by Dr. Peaslee that are primarily focused on projects in the Chemistry and Physics Departments.

Student Presentations at Undergraduate Venues (student authors asterisked)
Brokus, S., D. Silletti*, J. M. Lunderberg*, and J. Borycz*, and G. F. Peaslee. 2011. Luminescence studies of feldspar minerals and implications for forensic geology. Hope College Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance.
Cooper*, J., S. DeVries-Zimmerman, and E. C. Hansen. 2011. Crossing the moat: The REACH II Allegan County Bog Survey Project. Hope College Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance.
Erber*, N., J. Farkas*, E. Heinz*, and I. Slette*. 2011. Analysis of green roof runoff: Implications for design and construction. Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC), December Meeting, Herrick District Library, December 6, 2011.
Falk*, K., and L. Hoover*. PIXE analysis of Lake Macatawa sediment. Chemistry Dept. summer seminar, July 22, 2011.
Garcia*, K., and L. M. Peterson. Mineralogical, textural, and infiltration capacity analysis of athletic field soils: A metadisciplinary study for turf management at Hope College. Hope College Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance.
Hazle*, D., S. Sitkiewicz*, and R. Medina*. 2011. Only rain down the drain: Evaluation of elemental analytes in street sweeper and catch basin sediment in Holland, MI. Macatawa Area Coordinating Council(MACC), December Meeting, Herrick District Library, December 6, 2011.
Medina*, R. A., and C. C. Nyboer*. 2011. An assessment of 3D computer models of sand dune surfaces using close range digital photogrammetry. Hope College Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance.
Nowicki*, D. Analysis of Lake Michigan Sediment Cores. Chemistry Dept. summer seminar, June 1, 2011.
Pesch*, D., K. DeBlasio*, P. DeYoung and G. Peaslee. 2011. PIXE spectroscopy for Lake Macatawa Watershed sediment characterization. Hope College Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance.
Petrasky*, L. 2011. Nanoparticle-enhanced breakdown of penicillin antibiotic in water: Implications for fate of drugs in the environment. Hope College Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance.
Powers*, N. 2011. Experiments on the adsorption of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) to nano-scale oxides. Hope College Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance.
Van Wieren*, E. 2011. Experiments on the interactions between a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and nanometer-size soil oxide particles: Adsorption and breakdown. Hope College Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance.
Zandstra*, L. Lake Macatawa sediment fingerprinting. Chemistry Dept. summer seminar, May 18, 2011.

Presentations without published peer reviewed abstracts (student authors asterisked)
Brokus, S. A., D. Silletti*, J. Borycz, J. M. Lunderberg*, P. A. DeYoung, G. F. Peaslee, D. Cooper, and J. Buscaglia. 2011. Luminescence studies of feldspar minerals and implications for forensic geology. American Association of Forensic Science National Meeting, Chicago, IL, Feb. 25.
DeVries-Zimmerman, S., N. Erber*, and E. C. Hansen. Using plant macrofossils to determine paleoenvironmental conditions in Allegan County, Michigan peat bogs. Michigan Space Grant Consortium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Nov. 12.
Hansen, E. C., J. Reimink*, M. Haserodt*, D. Harlov, and D. Rhede. Oxide and epidote textures and chemistry in a copper ore deposit from Michigan, USA. GeoForschungsZentrum Seminar of the Chemistry and Physics of Earth Materials Research Group, Potsdam, Germany, Jan. 13.
Peaslee, G. Suspended sediment in the Macatawa Watershed. MACC watershed project meeting, MACC Office, Holland, MI, Mar. 18.
Peaslee, G., T. Williams, and M. Fales. Macatawa water quality. DeVos Family invitation, Holland, MI, June 7.
Peaslee, G. “Local waters” Global Water Dance presentation, Tunnel Park, June 25.
Peaslee, G., and J. Soukhom. Integration of research and education in the Macatawa Watershed Project. ChemEd2011, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, July 25.
Peaslee, G. Macatawa Watershed Water Quality Research Project update. Outdoor Discovery Center–MRG Update, ODC/Greenway, Holland, MI, Oct. 7.
Peaslee, G. Environmental and forensic uses of the Hope College Accelerator Facility, HASP seminar, Hope College, Holland, MI, Oct. 10.
Peaslee, G. “The environmental history of Lake Macatawa,” Hope Church Care for Creation Presentation, Sept. 25.
Peaslee, G., and M. Pikaart. Water quality research project. Ottawa County Health Department, West Olive, MI, Nov. 4.
Peaslee, G. Macatawa Watershed Water Quality Research project. State of Michigan Stream Team Monthly meeting, USF&W office, Lansing, MI, Nov. 9.
Peterson, J. Drugs, dirt and water: Pharmaceuticals in the environment. Winter Happening, Hope College, Holland, MI, Feb. 5.

Yurk, B., Z. Kilibarda, D. vanDijk, and E. C. Hansen. 2011. Monitoring the effects of storm winds on coastal dunes at southern and southeastern Lake Michigan. Association of American Geographers Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington, April 12. http://meridian.aag.org/callforpapers/program/AbstractDetail.cfm?Abstr