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Presentations and Publications from 2007

Papers Published (Hope student co-authors in italics)

Timmons, E.A., Fisher, T.G., Hansen, E.C., Eisaman, E, Daly, T. and Kashgarian, M. (2007) Elucidating aeolian dune history from lacustrine sand records in the Lake Michigan Coastal Zone, USA Holocene: 17, 803-812.


Papers in Press (Hope Student co-authors in italics)

Pinter, J.S.; Brown, K.L.; DeYoung, P.A.; Peaslee, G.F. (2007) Amperometric Detection of Hydrazine by Cyclic Voltammetry and Flow Injection Analysis Using Ruthenium Modified Glassy Carbon Electrodes. Talanta,71, 1219.

Kolata, J.J., Amro, H., Becchetti, F. D.., Brown, J. A., DeYoung, P. A., Hencheck, M., Hinnefeld, J.D., Peaslee, G. F., Fritsch, A. L. , Hall, C. , Khadka, U., Mears, P. J., O'Rourke, P., Padilla, D., Rieth, J., Spencer, T. and Williams, T. (2007) Breakup of 6He Incident on 209Bi Near the Coulomb Barrier. Phys. Rev. C, 75, 031302.

Published Abstracts with Presentations:

Reimink, J. and Hansen, E. Petrographic and mineral chemistry evidence for metamorphic fluids in conglomerates from the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan.

Sedimentology and taphonomy of Red Canyon Ranch dinosaur quarry Jurassic Morrison Formation, Big Horn Basin, Wyoming. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 39(5):*. (D. J. Riese, M. A. Wismer, B. E. Bodenbender, and T. M. Demko) Presented at Rocky Mountain Section meeting, Saint George, Utah, May 8.

Macrofossils and microfossils found at a dinosaur site in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 39(3):9. (C. J. Gray, S. D. Pels, B. E. Bodenbender, and T. M. Demko) Presented at North-Central Section meeting, Lawrence, Kansas, April 14.

Paleobotany of the Sykes Mountain Formation (Early Cretaceous), Bighorn Basin, Shell, Wyoming. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 39(3):10. (K. A. Walton, B. M. Blake, B. E.

Depke, Tyler and Michelle Ral. 2007. 3D modeling of dinosaur bones using digital photogrammetry. West Michigan Regional Undergraduate Science Research Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 20.

Bylsma, Amanda. 2007. Provenance of conglomerates in north-central Wyoming. Hope College 6th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance, Abstracts:45. Presented at Holland, Michigan, January 29.

Pels, Stephen D. 2007. Paleoenvironmental study of the Red Canyon Ranch Upper Quarry dinosaur site, Shell, Wyoming. Hope College 6th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance, Abstracts:47. Presented at Holland, Michigan, January 29.

Anderson, A. K. 2007. Stratigraphic and taphonomic interpretations of the lower bone-bearing quarry of the Red Canyon Ranch dinosaur site in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Shell, Wyoming. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 39(3):9. Presented at North-Central Section meeting, Lawrence, Kansas, April 14.

Etter, M. D. 2007. Digital photogrammetry of the dinosaur quarry at Red Canyon Ranch, Shell, Wyoming. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 39(3):9. Presented at North-Central Section meeting, Lawrence, Kansas, April 14.

Lindsay A. Ellsworth, Joshua D. Warner, Matthew J. Rycenga, Lee M. Kiessel, G. F. Peaslee, P. A. DeYoung Ion beam analysis of metalloprotein stoichiometry, ACS National Meeting – CHED 938, Chicago, IL, March 26.

Daniel G. Tobert, Julissa Pabon, and Graham F. Peaslee, Source and extent of sediment contamination in Lake Macatawa, ACS National Meeting – CHED 1149, Chicago, IL, March 26.

Meredith L. Praamsma and Graham F. Peaslee, Understanding the sources of lead in drinking water, ACS National Meeting – CHED 1155 Chicago, IL, March 26.

Joshua D. Warner, Lindsay A. Ellsworth, Matthew J. Rycenga, Lee M. Kiessel, G.F. Peaslee, and P.A. DeYoung The Use of PESA and PIXE to Determine the Inorganic to Organic Stochiometry of Metalloproteins, 2007 Ninth Annual Beckman Scholars Symposium, Newport, CA, July 27.

Morgan M. Willming, Lauren Brierley, Dr. K. Greg Murray, and Dr. Graham Peaslee Effects of copper sulfate on algae and pond systems, Tri-University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, August 3.

Eddie Helderop, Michele MacMillan, Robert Johnson,
Bruce Rabe, Tom Higgins, G. F. Peaslee Nanoparticle synthesis and toxicity assays, Tri-University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, August 3.

Lindsay A. Ellsworth, Joshua D. Warner, Matt J. Rycenga, Lee M. Kiessel, P. A. DeYoung and G. F. Peaslee Ion beam analysis of metalloprotein stoichiometry, Tri-University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, August 3.

Alexander M. Behm, J. Mark Lunderberg, Natalie L. Hoogeveen, Andrew J. Huisman, Robert J. Bartlett, Joseph Postma, Carolina Contreras, Paul A.DeYoung and Graham F. Peaslee The comparison of two analytical methods to quantify heavy metals in lake sediment, Tri-University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, August 3.

Erica Beck, Graham Peaslee, Edward Hansen Mineralogy of west Michigan dune sands and glacial moraines, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, August 3.


Papers presented by Hope College Students


Daly, T. Paleo-environmental changes recorded in diatom assemblages from a small coastal dune lake near Holland, Michigan. Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters Annual Conference.

Dean, S. Geomorphic history of the Saugatuck Dunes: Clues from an inland dune lake. Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters Annual Conference.

Johnson, E. The effects of glacial and post glacial transport on Lake Michigan coastal sands. Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters Annual Conference.

Thomason, C. Mineralogy and Chemistry of Sediments from a Small Coastal Dune Lake. Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters Annual Conference.

Timmons, E. A ground penetrating radar study of an interdune depression near Holland Michigan. Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters Annual Conference.

Dean, S., Hansen, E., Fisher, T. and DeVries-Zimmerman, S. Geomorphic History of Coastal Sunes North of Saugatuck Michigan: The role of Sand Supply. International Association for Great Lakes Research Conference on Great Lakes Research Book of Abstracts: 45.

Timmons, E.A., Fisher, T., Hansen, E. and Krantz, D. Geomorphic History of a Dune Complex along the Southeastern Shore of Lake Michigan. International Association for Great Lakes Research Conference on Great Lakes Research Book of Abstracts: 195.

Brisbin, A.M.,Thomason, C.J.,Fisher, T.G. and Hansen, E.C. Evolution of small coastal dune lakes along the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan: Clues from mineralogy. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs: 39. 384.

Daly, T.A., Fisher, T.G. and Hansen, E.C. Evolution of small coastal dune lakes along the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan: clues from siliceous microfossils. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 39, 384.

DeVries-Zimmerman, S.J., Jongsma, K.A., Fisher, T.G., Dean, S.L. and Hansen, E.C. Pollen and sand in a small lake within a coastal dune complex: a search for proxies of dune growth and migration. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs: 39, 383.

Lindsay A. Ellsworth, Joshua D. Warner, Matthew J. Rycenga, Lee M. Kiessel, G. F. Peaslee, P. A. DeYoung Ion beam analysis of metalloprotein stoichiometry, Summer Research Symposium, Hope College, July 27.

Morgan M. Willming, Lauren Brierley, Dr. K. Greg Murray, and Dr. Graham Peaslee Effects of copper sulfate on algae and pond systems, Summer Research Symposium, Hope College, July 27.

Eddie Helderop, Michele MacMillan, Robert Johnson,
Bruce Rabe, Tom Higgins, G. F. Peaslee Nanoparticle synthesis and toxicity assays, Summer Research Symposium, Hope College, July 27.

Alexander M. Behm, J. Mark Lunderberg, Natalie L. Hoogeveen, Andrew J. Huisman, Robert J. Bartlett, Joseph Postma,
Carolina Contreras, Paul A.DeYoung and Graham F. Peaslee The comparison of two analytical methods to quantify heavy metals in lake sediment, Summer Research Symposium, Hope College, July 27.

Dreyer, A., Sullivan, T.J. and Peterson, J.W. (2007), Using Molecular Estimates of Gene Flow in a Groundwater Arthropod as a Method to Identify Cross-gradient Migration Pathways in Aquifers: ESA/SER Joint Meeting, San Jose, California, August 5-10, 2007.