Several staff of the Delaware Geological Survey presented work at the 2023 GSA Connects 2023, the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held October 15-18 in Pittsburgh, PA. Hydrologist Thomas E. McKenna presented a talk " Influence of geology and historical mining and ditching on the flooding of an estuarine barrier at Slaughter Beach, Delaware." Senior Scientist Peter P. McLaughlin, Jr., presented a poster entitled "Paleogene-Neogene Stratigraphy of a New Continuously Cored Hole at Sandtown, Delaware" and coauthored a poster with recent graduate student Kristina Gardner entitled "Paleocene-Eocene Palynology and Stratigraphic Correlation Across a Nearshore-to-Offshore Transition in the Subsurface of Central Delaware (U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain)." Hydrologist Rachel McQuiggan presented a talk on the subject "Road salt impacts groundwater quality and recharge in stormwater management areas."
Daniel Warner of the Delaware Geological Survey presented a poster titled “Modeling 21st century beach sand resource supply and demand for Delaware and Maryland” at the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association Annual Meeting in Providence, RI. 10/11/23.
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