Snake_River 43rd Annual Binghamton
Geomorphology Symposium
The Field Tradition in Geomorphology
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA
September 21-23, 2012
Final Conference Schedule, September 21-23, 2012

This year’s Binghamton Symposium focuses on ‘The Field Tradition in Geomorphology’ and will include two all-day field trips on Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22. A banquet and keynote address will occur on Saturday evening, and the main oral presentation session will be Sunday morning. Posters, including those from invited presenters, will be on display starting Friday evening and throughout the duration of the meeting.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Airport shuttles begin – provided by Snow King Resort

Friday, Sept. 21

7:00 – 8:00 am: Registration and poster setup

8:00 – 5:00 pm: Field Trip #1 - Snake River Raft Trip (depart from Snow King Resort)

5:00 – 8:00 pm: Registration, Icebreaker (starting at 6:30 pm), Poster Session at Snow King Resort

Saturday, Sept. 22

6:30 – 8:30 am: Registration, poster session, and continental breakfast (for registered participants), Snow King Resort

8:00 – 5:00 pm: Field Trip #2 - Geomorphology of Jackson Hole (lunch provided) (depart from Snow King Resort)

6:00 – 9:00 pm: Banquet at Snow King Resort, with after-dinner keynote address by John D. Vitek  Perspectives on Observation, History and the Field Tradition in Geomorphology

Sunday, Sept. 23

7:30 – 9:00 am:  Continental breakfast (for registered participants), Snow King Resort

8:00 – 9:00 am:  BGS Steering Committee Meeting (members only)

9:00 – 12:00 pm:  Invited oral presentations on the field tradition in geomorphology

9:00 – 9:05 am:  Carl Legleiter and Richard Marston, Welcoming Remarks

9:05 – 9:35 am:  Ellen Wohl, The Complexity of the Real in the Context of the Field Tradition in Geomorphology

9:35 – 10:05 am:  Carol Harden,  Geomorphology in Context: Dispatches from the Field

10:05 – 10:35 am:  Kimberly Meitzen,  Application of Geomorphic, Hydrologic, and Field Data for Quantifying Environmental Flows in North Carolina

10:35 – 11:00 am:  Coffee break and poster session

11:00 – 11:30 am:  Joshua Roering, Why Airborne Lidar Makes Better Field Geomorphologists

11:30 – 12:00 am:  Michael Church,  Shrinking the View: Knowing More and More about Less and Less

12:00 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch and poster session

2:00 pm:  Adjourn

Afternoon: airport shuttles – provided by Snow King Resort


Conference organizers:

Carl J. Legleiter
University of Wyoming

Richard A. Marston
Kansas State University




USA Home

Page maintained by Carol Sawyer. Last updated: 18-Sep-2012