Session No. 92 Tuesday, November 6, 2001

1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 312
T13. Foraminifera: Barometers of the Biotic and Abiotic World II
Martin A. Buzas and Stephen J. Culver, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
92-01:30 PM BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA AS TRACERS OF OPEN OCEAN BIOPRODUCTIVITY, COMPARISON TO OTHER PROXIES: LOUBERE, Paul W., Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois Univ, Davis Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115, paul@geol.niu.edu.
92-01:45 PM THE INFLUENCE OF PRIMARY PRODUCTIVITY AND SEASONALITY OF PRODUCTIVITY ON DEEP-SEA BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA: CORLISS, Bruce H.1, SUN, X.1, BROWN, Christopher W.2, MCCORKLE, Daniel C.3, SHOWERS, William J.4, and HIGDON, David M.5, (1) Earth and Ocean Sciences, Duke Univ, Durham, NC 27708-0229, bruce.corliss@duke.edu, (2) NOAA, Camp Springs, MD 20746, (3) Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 27712, (4) Dept. of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, N.C. State Univ, Raleigh, NC 27695, (5) Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences, Duke Univ, Durham, NC 27708
92-02:00 PM GREENHOUSE WORLD DEEP-SEA BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA IN OPEN OCEANS: LIMITS OF UNIFORMITARIANISM?: THOMAS, Ellen, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan Univ, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459-0139, ethomas@wesleyan.edu.
92-02:15 PM LATE QUATERNARY FORAMINIFERAL RECORD OF RAPID ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND BIOTIC RESPONSE ALONG THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC MARGIN: CANNARIATO, Kevin G.1, KENNETT, James P.1, and HENDY, Ingrid L.2, (1) Geological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, kevin@geology.ucsb.edu, (2) Earth & Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
92-02:30 PM PLANKTONIC FORAMINIFERAL POROSITY: A PROXY FOR SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE AND RELATIVE DENSITY: FISHER, Cynthia G., Geology and Astronomy, West Chester Univ, 750 S. Church Street, West Chester, PA 19383, cfisher@wcupa.edu.
 2:45 PM Break
92-03:00 PM INITIAL RESULTS OF FORAMINIFERAL STUDIES AND PALEOCEANOGRAPHIC RECONSTRUCTIONS FROM LATE PLEISTOCENE AND HOLOCENE SEDIMENTS OF THE CHUKCHI BORDERLAND, ARCTIC OCEAN: FEBO, Lawrence A., Department of Geological Sciences and Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, 1090 Carmack Road, Columbus, OK 43210, febo.6@osu.edu and POLYAK, Leonid V., Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, 1090 Carmack Rd, Columbus, OH 43210
92-03:15 PM FORAMINIFERAL ASSEMBLAGES AND THE EARLY OPEN MARINE RECORD (UPPER APTIAN-ALBIAN) OF NORTHEASTERN BRAZIL: KOUTSOUKOS, Eduardo A.M., PETROBRAS-CENPES, Cidade Universitária, Quadra 7, Ilha do Fundão, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 21949-900 Brazil, Eduardo.Koutsoukos@urz.uni-heidelberg.de.
92-03:30 PM MICROFOSSILS AS PROXIES FOR MARINE FLOODING EVENTS ALONG THE WESTERNMOST MARGIN OF THE WESTERN INTERIOR SEAWAY AT THE TIME OF THE CENOMANIAN-TURONIAN BOUNDARY INTERVAL (LATE CRETACEOUS): TIBERT, Neil E., Department of Geology, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, ntibert@science.smith.edu and LECKIE, R. Mark, Department of Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003
92-03:45 PM FORAMINIFERA, PALEOENVIRONMENTS, AND SYSTEMS TRACTS DEVELOPMENT ON THE NJ CONTINENTAL SHELF: KEYS TO GLOBAL SEA LEVEL CHANGE: KATZ, Miriam E., Dept. of Geological Sci, Rutgers Univ, 610 Taylor Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8066, mkatz@ldeo.columbia.edu, MILLER, Kenneth G., Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers, The State Univ of New Jersey, 610 Taylor Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8066, and MOUNTAIN, Gregory S., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia Univ, Palisades, NY 10964-8000
92-04:00 PM DEVELOPMENT OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC WARM POOL DURING THE LATE MIOCENE: LINKAGES BETWEEN TECTONIC GATEWAY CLOSURE AND SEA LEVEL: NATHAN, Stephen A., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts, Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, snathan@geo.umass.edu, LECKIE, R. Mark, Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts, Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, DECONTO, Robert M., Univ Massachusetts - Amherst, PO Box 35820, Amherst, MA 01003-5820, and FLOWER, Benjamin P., College of Marine Science, Univ of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
 4:15 PM Discussion

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