Session No. 5 Monday, November 5, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: Hall D
Marine Paleontology (Posters)
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5-030NEW PALEOCENE RHYNCHONELLIDE BRACHIOPODS FROM THE POTRERILLOS FORMATION, NORTHEAST MEXICO: KLOSTERMAN, Susan L.1, SANDY, Michael R.1, VEGA, Francisco J.2, and GILES, Katherine A.3, (1) Department of Geology, Univ of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469, Sue.Klosterman@notes.udayton.edu, (2) UNAM - Ciudad Univ, Deleg Coyoacan, Mexico City, DF 04510, Mexico, (3) New Mexico State Univ, PO Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
5-031PALEOECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF BRACHIOPOD COMMUNITIES, ARCO HILLS FORMATION (CHESTERIAN), EAST-CENTRAL IDAHO: BUTTS-MATHESON, Susan H., Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Idaho, Mines 222, Moscow, ID 83844-3022, sbutts@uidaho.edu and ISAACSON, Peter E., Geology, Univ of Idaho, Moscow, ID
5-032BORING MORPHOLOGY OF A NEWLY DESCRIBED DOMICHNIUM IN ORDOVICIAN, INSITU, BRANCHING BRYOZOAN COLONIES: BOUCHARD, Timothy D. and ERICKSON, J. Mark, Geology Department, St. Lawrence Univ, Canton, NY 13617, meri@stlawu.edu
5-033CORRELATION AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF ENDEMIC JURASSIC ETHIOPIAN PROVINCE BRACHIOPOD FAUNAS: EUROPE, THE MIDDLE EAST, INDIA AND MYANMAR (BURMA): FELDMAN, Howard R., Biology Department, Touro College, 160 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10016, feldspar4@aol.com, OWEN, Ellis F., Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom, and SAMP, Sarah, Geology Department, Sarah Lawrence College, 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY 10708
5-034AMINO ACID COMPOSITION AND DIAGENESIS IN THE SHELLS OF TEREBRATULID BRACHIOPOD BOUCHARDIA ROSEA (SW ATLANTIC): CARROLL, M.1, KOWALEWSKI, M.1, SIMOES, M. G.2, and GOODFRIEND, G.3, (1) Geological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, mcarroll@vt.edu, (2) Inst. Biosciences, UNESP, Botucatu, Brazil, (3) Earth and Environmental Sciences, George Washington Univ, Washington, DC 20052
5-035RANDOMIZATION TESTS FOR STATISTICAL INFERENCE OF NONNORMAL DATA IN PALEONTOLOGY: ANALYSIS OF SPECIES LONGEVITIES AND FACIES RANGES IN MISSISSIPPIAN CRINOIDS: KAMMER, Thomas W., West Virginia Univ - Morgantown, PO Box 6300, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300, tkammer@wvu.edu.
5-036THE SYSTEMATICS OF CORONOID ECHINODERMS: KOVERMAN, Kimberly S., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, kkover@hotmail.com.
5-037CYSTOIDS OF THE COEYMANS FORMATION, HELDERBERG GROUP, NEW YORK STATE: A NEW SPECIES OF LEPOCRINITES AND LEPOCRINITES GEBHARDI REVISITED: MATTESON, Damon K., Earth Sciences Department, SUNY College at Oneonta, Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820-4015, Mattdk83@oneonta.edu and EBERT, James R., Earth Sciences Department, SUNY - College at Oneonta, Ravine Pkwy, Oneonta, NY 13820-4015
5-038CARBONIFEROUS CONODONTS INDICATE REVISED AGE OF “FAMENNIAN” CRINOID HORIZON IN SOUTHEASTERN IRAN: MAPLES, Christopher G., Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana Univ, 1001 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405-5101, cmaples@indiana.edu, WEBSTER, Gary D., Department of Geology, Washington State Univ, Pullman, WA 99164-2812, MAWSON, Ruth, School of Earth Sciences, Macquarie Univ, New South Wales 2109, Australia, TALENT, John A., Macquarie Univ, Dept Earth & Planetary Science, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia, and DASTANPOUR, Mohammad, Department of Geology, Shahid Bahonar Univ, Kerman, Iran
5-039SKELETAL CRYSTALLOGRAPHY OF ORIGINAL AND REGENERATING CRINOID SPINES: BODENBENDER, Brian E. and SANFORD, Sarah M., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Hope College, P O Box 9000, Holland, MI 49422-9000, ssanford@netonecom.net
5-040OPHIUROIDS IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE END-PERMIAN BIOTIC CRISIS - NEW FOSSILS FROM NORTH AMERICA AND ITALY: FEINBERG, Joshua, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Univ of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, jmfeinbe@uclink.berkeley.edu and TWITCHETT, Richard, Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Bristol, BS8 1RJ, United Kingdom
5-041SELECTIVE COLONIZATION BY GASTROCHAENID BIVALVES IN THE PLIOCENE PINECREST BEDS OF FLORIDA: BEATTY, William Lee, Department of Geology and Planetary Science, Univ of Pittsburgh, 321 Engineering Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, wlbst8+@pitt.edu.
5-042ENVIRONMENTALLY AND ECOLOGICALLY CONTROLLED VARIATION IN PREDATORY AND EPIBIONT PATTERNS IN CHIONE CANCELLATA FROM THE FORT THOMPSON FORMATION (PLEISTOCENE) OF FLORIDA: OSTROWSKI, Summer1, DALEY, Gwen M.2, and GEARY, Dana H.2, (1) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706-1692, deeno2000@yahoo.com, (2) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706-1692
5-043HISTORICAL BIOGEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS OF MACOMA (BIVALVIA: TELLINIDAE) IN THE UNITED STATES PACIFIC NORTHWEST: RAHMAN, Yasmin J. and LINDBERG, David R., Dept. of Integrative Biology and Museum of Paleontology, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1101 Valley Life Sciences Bldg, Berkeley, CA 94720, architeuthis@hotmail.com
5-044SEMELPAROUS CEPHALOPOD ASSEMBLAGES THROUGHOUT THE GEOLOGIC RECORD: O'NEILL, Brandy R., WIMBERLY, Mary Kate, and MANGER, Walter L., Geosciences, Univ of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, boneill@mail.uark.edu
5-045SOFT TISSUE PRESERVATION IN COILED NAUTILOIDS FROM THE BEAR GULCH LAGERSTÄTTE (MISSISSIPPIAN-CHESTERIAN) OF MONTANA: MAPES, Royal H.1, JOHNSON, Katherine1, COOKSEY, Richard E.1, and GARDNER, Glen2, (1) Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, Athens, OH 45701, mapes@ohiou.edu, (2) NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr, Code 696, Bldg. 2, Room 206, Greenbelt, MD 20771
5-046ORGANIC MATRIX SIMILARITIES IN MOLLUSKS AND FORAMINIFERA: CLARK, George R. II, Department of Geology, Kansas State Univ, 108 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, grc@ksu.edu.
5-047EARLY TOURNAISIAN MUD MOUNDS FROM MISSOURI--PRECURSORS OF LATE TOURNAISIAN WAULSORTIAN REEFS: BREZINSKI, David K., Maryland Geol Survey, 2300 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, dbrezinski@mgs.md.gov and KOLLAR, Albert D., Invertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie Museum of Nat History, 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, kollara@carnegiemuseums.org
5-048POSSIBLE PROXIES FOR STRESS IN REEF-BUILDING CORALS: BURR, Sande A., Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell Univ, Snee Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, sab45@cornell.edu.
5-049STRATIGRAPHIC AND PALEOBIOLOGIC ANALYSIS OF THROMBOLITE MEGASTRUCTURES, ST. LOUIS LIMESTONE, MONROE COUNTY, INDIANA: JOHNSON, Claudia C.1, FALL, Leigh M.1, JAMET, Catherine M.2, and SLADE, Laura L.1, (1) Geological Sciences, Indiana Univ, 1001 E. 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405, lefall@indiana.edu, (2) Geology, Indiana Univ, Indianapolis, 723 West Michigan St, SL 118, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5132
5-050A CORAL ASSOCIATED DECAPOD FAUNA FROM THE WHITE LIMESTONE SUPERGROUP OF JAMAICA: PORTELL, Roger W., Florida Museum of Nat History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, portell@flmnh.ufl.edu and COLLINS, Joe S.H., Department of Palaeontology, The Nat History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, England
5-051TAXONOMIC AND MORPHOLOGIC CHANGES IN CORALS AND RUDISTS FROM APTIAN AND ALBIAN STRATA, TEXAS AND PUERTO RICO: JOHNSON, Claudia C., Geological Sciences, Indiana Univ, 1001 E. 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405, claudia@indiana.edu.
5-052VERTICAL GROWTH FORM OF GIGANTOSPONGIA: A NEW LITHOLOGICAL REEF FABRIC FROM THE MIDDLE CAPITAN LIMESTONE (PERMIAN; GUADALUPIAN), WEST TEXAS, USA: CROW, Christopher J., Department of Geosciences, Indiana Univ Purdue Univ-Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, crowc@ipfw.edu and BELL, Gorden L. Jr, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, National Park Service, HC 60 Box 400, Salt Flat, TX 79847
5-053EARLY SILURIAN (LLANDOVERY) STROMATOPOROID DIVERSITY: BRASSFIELD FORMATION, WEST-CENTRAL, OHIO: HAHN, Deirdra, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Box 870338, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0338, cantr004@bama.ua.edu.
5-054CHANGES IN ENVIRONMENTAL MUTAGENS FROM 4 GA UNTIL THE PRESENT: KARAM, P. Andrew, Department of Environmental Medicine, Univ of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, Andrew_Karam@URMC.Rochester.edu and LESLIE, Stephen A., Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204
5-055PHOSPHATIC MICROSPHERULES (OTOLITHS?) AS INDICATORS OF OCEAN WATER CHEMISTRY AT THE LATE DEVONIAN (FRASNIAN-FAMENNIAN) MASS EXTINCTION BOUNDARY: GILES, Katherine A., MCMILLAN, Nancy, J., and MCCARSON, Brian, L., Geological Sciences, New Mexico State Univ, Las Cruces, NM 88001, kgiles@nmsu.edu
5-056A CLOSE LOOK AT HOW TWO FOSSIL GROUPS FARED OVER A SHORT INTERVAL OF TIME: BONUSO, Nicole, Earth Sciences Department, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, nbonuso@earth.usc.edu and NEWTON, Cathryn R., Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse Univ, 204 Heroy Geological Laboratory, Syracuse, NY 13244
5-057LATE DEVONIAN PELAGIC CHERTS AND EXTINCTION EVENT: UMEDA, Masaki, Earth Sci. & Astron, Univ. Tokyo, Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo 153-8902 Japan, umeda@provence.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp.
5-058THE EFFECTS OF CHANGING ATMOSPHERIC OXYGEN CONCENTRATIONS AND BACKGROUND RADIATION LEVELS ON RADIOGENIC DNA DAMAGE RATES THROUGH GEOLOGIC TIME: KARAM, P. Andrew, Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, Andrew_Karam@URMC.Rochester.edu, LESLIE, Stephen A., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204, saleslie@ualr.edu, and ANBAR, Ariel D., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627
5-059THE LATE ORDOVICIAN MASS EXTINCTION AND EARLY SILURIAN RECOVERY: COMPARISON BETWEEN LAURENTIAN AND GLOBAL DIVERSITY: KRUG, Andrew Zachary, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State Univ, 437 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, akrug@geosc.psu.edu and PATZKOWSKY, Mark E., Pennsylvania State Univ, 506 Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802-2714
5-060PALEOENVIRONMENTAL RECONSTRUCTION OF AN EXTRAORDINARY MID-CRETACEOUS BIOTA, TEPEXI DE RODRIGUEZ, PUEBLA, MEXICO: KASHIYAMA, Yuichiro1, FASTOVSKY, David E.1, KING, John2, RUTHERFORD, Scott2, and MONTELLANO, M.3, (1) Department of Geosciences, Univ of Rhode Island, 9 East Alumni Ave, Kingston, RI 02881, Ykas8787@postoffice.uri.edu, (2) Marine Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett Bay Campus, Narragansett, RI 02882, (3) Insituto de Geologia, UNAM, Deleg. Coyoacan, Mexico D.F, 04510, Mexico
5-061MEASURING SHAPE DISPARITY: ZELDITCH, Miriam L., Museum of Paleontology, Univ of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, zelditch@umich.edu, SHEETS, H. David, Canisius College, 2001 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14208-1035, and KAPLAN, Peter, Department of Geological Sciences and Museum of Paleontology, Univ of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
5-062A MULTIVARIATE APPROACH TO RANDOM WALKS IN THE FOSSIL RECORD: SHEETS, H. David1, KIM, Keonho2, and MITCHELL, Charles E.2, (1) Canisius College, 2001 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14208-1035, sheets@gort.canisius.edu, (2) Dept. of Geology, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260
5-063USING PALEOCOMMUNITIES TO FRAME EVOLUTIONARY AND PALEOECOLOGICAL STUDIES: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE FORT THOMPSON FORMATION (PLEISTOCENE) OF FLORIDA: DALEY, Gwen M., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706-1692, gdaley@geology.wisc.edu, BUSH, Andrew M., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard Univesity, 20 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, and GEARY, Dana H., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706-1692
5-064TERROR IN MINIATURE: TROPHIC INTERACTIONS IN A SHELLY FAUNA OF THE PENNSYLVANIAN OF SOUTHERN OHIO: KOY, Karen, Geology, Indiana-Purdue Univ, Indianapolis, 723 West Michigan Street, SL 118, Indianapolis, IN 46202, kkoy@iupui.edu and YACOBUCCI, Margaret M., Department of Geology, Bowling Green State Univ, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403
5-065ONTOGENETIC MORPHOMETRIC COMPARISON OF MIDDLE-LATE EOCENE PSEUDOHASTIGERINID PLANKTONIC FORAMINIFERA USING X-RADIOGRAPH IMAGE ANALYSIS: HOLLADAY, Laura, Department of Geological Sciences, The Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, lhollada@umich.edu, HUBER, Brian T., Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, NHB-121, Washington, DC 20560, and OLSSON, Richard K., Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers Univ, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
5-066BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL PALEOECOLOGY OF THE LOWER JACKSON GROUP (EOCENE; BARTONIAN), HINDS COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI: FLUEGEMAN, Richard H., Geology, Ball State Univ, Dept. of Geology, BSU, Muncie, IN 47306-0475, rfluegem@gw.bsu.edu.
5-067ECOLOGICAL GRADIENTS EXPRESSED BY BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL ASSEMBLAGES ALONG THE E MEDITERRANEAN SHELF (40 M DEPTH) OFF ISRAEL: HYAMS, Orit, Geology, Ben Gurion Univ, POB 653, Beer-Sheva, 84105, Israel, horit@bgumail.bgu.ac.il, ALMOGI-LABIN, Ahuva, Geol Survey of Israel, Malkhei Yisrael 30, Jerusalem, 95011, Israel, and BENJAMINI, Chaim, Geology, Ben Gurion Univ, POB 653, Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel, chaim@bgumail.bgu.ac.il
5-068LARGER FORAMINIFERAL BIOFACIES OF THE OCALA LIMESTONE: BRYAN, Jonathan R., Okaloosa-Walton Community College, 100 College Blvd E, Niceville, FL 32578-1294, bryanj@owcc.net.
5-069SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF BIOTURBATION IN COASTAL SALT MARSHES: IMPLICATIONS FOR INFAUNAL FORAMINIFERAL DISTRIBUTIONS AND RECOVERY OF ECOLOGICAL SIGNALS: HIPPENSTEEL, Scott P., Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, shippens@email.uncc.edu and MARTIN, Ronald E., Department of Geology, Univ of Delaware, 101 Penny Hall, Newark, DE 19716-2544
5-070SILICEOUS MICROFOSSIL AND GEOCHEMICAL EVENTS RELATED TO THE LUNDGRENI (GRAPTOLITE) EXTINCTION, EARLY SILURIAN OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC: NOBLE, Paula J.1, LENZ, Alfred C.2, ZIMMERMAN, Matthew K.1, and HOLMDEN, Chris3, (1) Geological Sciences, Univ of Nevada, MS 172, Reno, NV 89557-0138, noblepj@unr.edu, (2) Dept. Earth Sciences, Univ Western Ontario, London, ON, N6A 5B7, Canada, (3) Geology, Univ of Saskatchewan, 114 Science Pl, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2, Canada
5-071APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGY IN THE ANALYSIS OF FOSSILIFEROUS SIDERITE CONCRETIONS FROM THE FAYETTEVILLE SHALE (LATE MISSISSIPPIAN), SOUTHERN MIDCONTINENT: MOBERG, Christopher1, MEEKS, Lisa K.1, and MANGER, Walter L.2, (1) Earth Science, Central Missouri State Univ, Warrensburg, MO 64093, lkm8804@cmsu2.cmsu.edu, (2) Geosciences, Univ of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701
5-072IS CLIMACTICHNITES REALLY A TRACE FOSSIL?: DAMROW, Daniel F.1, LIPPS, Jere H.2, and GERSHWIN, Lisa-ann2, (1) Rib River Fossils, 1014 West Highway C, Mosinee, WI 54456, ribriver@tznet.com, (2) Department of Integrative Biology & Museum of Paleontology, Univ of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

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