Session No. 58 Tuesday, November 6, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 106
Paleontology I: Assessing Biodiversity
Lisa E. Park and Peter J. Harries, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
58-08:00 AM ARCHAEOCYATHS: A HISTORY OF PHYLOGENETIC INTERPRETATION: ROWLAND, Stephen M., Department of Geoscience, Univ Nevada, Las Vegas, PO Box 454010, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, srowland@nevada.edu.
58-08:15 AM THE EVOLUTIONARY DIVERSIFICATION OF CYANOBACTERIA: PALENOTOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR-PHYLOGENETIC PERSPECTIVES: TOMITANI, Akiko, Dept. of Geololy & Mineralogy, Kyoto Univ, Kyoto, 6068502, Japan, tomitani@kueps.kyoto-u.ac.jp, CAVANAUGH, Colleen M., Dept. of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, Harvard Univ, 16 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, and KNOLL, Andrew H., Botanical Museum, Harvard Univ, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138
58-08:30 AM LITERATURE-BASED CHARACTERS AS A SOURCE OF NON-RANDOM BIAS IN PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSES: MARCUS, Sara A., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, current: Indiana University Dept. of Geological Sciences, 1001 E. 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405, samarcus@indiana.edu.
58-08:45 AM PHYLOGENETIC CONGRUENCE BETWEEN HARD AND SOFT PART DATA SETS: HOW TAPHONOMY AFFECTS PHYLOGENETIC RESOLUTION OF AN OSTRACODE CLADE: PARK, Lisa E., Univ Akron, 252 Buchtel Commons, Akron, OH 44325-4101, lepark@uakron.edu.
58-09:00 AM BIOGEOGRAPHIC SIGNIFICANCE OF PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG NEOGENE CORBULIDAE OF TROPICAL AMERICA: ANDERSON, Laurie C., Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State Univ, E235 Howe-Russell, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-4101, laurie@geol.lsu.edu and ROOPNARINE, Peter D., Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA 94118
58-09:15 AM A REAPPRAISAL OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SEA LEVEL AND SPECIES RICHNESS: HARRIES, Peter J., Dept. of Geology, Univ. of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620-5201, harries@chuma.cas.usf.edu.
58-09:30 AM THE EVENNESS AND RICHNESS COMPONENTS OF TAXONOMIC DIVERSITY: PETERS, Shanan E., Department of the Geophysical Sciences, Univ of Chicago, 5734 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637-1434, sepeters@midway.uchicago.edu.
58-09:45 AM THREE PROVOCATIVE PATTERNS IN HIERARCHICAL EVOLUTION: MCSHEA, Daniel W., Biology Dept, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338, dmcshea@duke.edu.
58-010:00 AM DETERMINING THE LINE OF CORRELATION USING GENETIC ALGORITHMS: ZHANG, Tao, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univ of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W. Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607, ctz020@email.mot.com and PLOTNICK, Roy E., Univ Illinois - Chicago, 845 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-7056, plotnick@uic.edu
58-010:15 AM IS THERE A SEPARATE CLASS OF "MASS" EXTINCTIONS?: BAMBACH, Richard K. and KNOLL, Andrew H., Botanical Museum, Harvard Univ, 26 Oxford street, Cambridge, MA 02138, bambach@oeb.harvard.edu
58-010:30 AM INCREASED LONGEVITIES OF GENERA THAT ORIGINATED IN SUBSTAGES FOLLOWING MASS EXTINCTIONS: MILLER, Arnold I., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology Physics, Cincinnati, OH 45220, Arnold.Miller@uc.edu.
58-010:45 AM OPTIMAL METHODS FOR ESTIMATING THE STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION OF A MASS EXTINCTION BOUNDARY: WANG, Steve C., Department of Statistics, Harvard Univ, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, scwang@stat.harvard.edu.
58-011:00 AM KILLER VOLCANISM AT THE GUADALUPIAN-LOPINGIAN BOUNDARY (PERMIAN): NOT BASALTIC BUT ACIDIC: ISOZAKI, Yukio, Univ Tokyo, Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo 153 Japan, isozaki@chianti.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp.
58-011:15 AM GEOBIOLOGY OF MASS EXTINCTION RECOVERY INTERVAL ANACHRONISTIC FACIES: MICROBIAL REEFS IN THE EARLY TRIASSIC: PRUSS, Sara and BOTTJER, David, Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, spruss@earth.usc.edu
58-011:30 AM PALEOECOLOGY OF THE BIOTIC RECOVERY FROM THE END-TRIASSIC MASS EXTINCTION, LOWER JURASSIC SUNRISE FORMATION, NEW YORK CANYON, WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA: HANKINS, Karina G., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, hankins@earth.usc.edu and BOTTJER, David J., Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740
58-011:45 AM EXTINCTIONS IN TIME AND SPACE: SURVIVORSHIP AND GEOGRAPHIC RANGE IN LATE CRETACEOUS AND EARLY CENOZOIC VENEROID BIVALVES: LOCKWOOD, Rowan, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, rxlock@wm.edu.

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