Session No. 66 Tuesday, November 6, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 312
T13. Foraminifera: Barometers of the Biotic and Abiotic World I
Martin A. Buzas and Stephen J. Culver, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
66-08:15 AM EPIPHYTIC FORAMINIFERANS FROM SEAGRASSES IN MANGROVE HABITATS, BELIZE, C.A: RICHARDSON, Susan L., Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, 701 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34949, richardson@sms.si.edu.
66-08:30 AM PALEOENVIRONMENTAL POTENTIAL OF ENCRUSTING FORAMINIFERA ON EXPERIMENTALLY-DEPLOYED MOLLUSC SHELLS, SHELF/SLOPE SETTINGS, BAHAMAS: WALKER, Sally, Geology Dept, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, swalker@gly.uga.edu, PARSONS-HUBBARD, Karla, Geology Dept, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074, Karla.Hubbard@Oberlin.edu, and POWELL, Eric, Haskin Shellfish Research Lab, Rutgers Univ, Port Norris, NJ 08349
66-08:45 AM RESIDENCE TIMES OF MARSH FORAMINIFERAL ASSEMBLAGES: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FORMATION OF LATEST HOLOCENE SEA-LEVEL SIGNALS: MARTIN, Ronald E.1, HIPPENSTEEL, Scott2, NIKITINA, Daria1, and PIZZUTO, James E.3, (1) Department of Geology, University of Delaware, 101 Penny Hall, Newark, DE 19716-2544, daddy@strauss.udel.edu, (2) Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, (3) Department of Geology, Univ of Delaware, 101 Penny Hall, Newark, DE 19716-2544
66-09:00 AM GIANT MEGATHRUST EARTHQUAKES ON THE WEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA: MICROPALEONTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE FOR PRECURSORS OF MAJOR EARTHQUAKES: SCOTT, David B.1, HAWKES, Andrea1, and LIPPS, Jere2, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, Dalhousie Unviersity, Halifax, NS B3H3J5, Canada, dbscott@is.dal.ca, (2) Department of Integrative Biology, Univ of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
66-09:15 AM BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL RECORD OF HOLOCENE CLIMATIC AND ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACTS ON CHESAPEAKE BAY, USA: ISHMAN, Scott E, Department of Geology, Southern Illinois Univ, 1259 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4324, sishman@geo.siu.edu and CRONIN, Thomas M., U.S. Geol Survey, 955 National Center, Reston, VA 20191
66-09:30 AM FORAMINIFERAL APPLICATIONS IN COASTAL ARCHAEOLOGY: REINHARDT, Eduard G.1, ROTHAUS, Richard M.2, and CHOMICKI, Krista1, (1) School of Geography and Geology, McMaster Univ, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 4M1, Canada, ereinhar@mcmaster.ca, (2) History, St. Cloud State Univ, 720 Fourth Ave South, St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
66-09:45 AM ECOLOGIC EFFECTS OF OZONE DEPLETION: A CASE STUDY USING THE SYMBIONT-BEARING FORAMINIFER AMPHISTEGINA GIBBOSA: HALLOCK, Pamela, WILLIAMS, D. E., and TALGE, H. K., College of Marine Science, Univ of South Florida, 140 Seventh Avenue S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, pmuller@marine.usf.edu
 10:00 AM Break
66-010:15 AM HISTORICAL RECORD OF BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL SPECIES AT A METHANE-HYDRATE DISSOCIATION SITE, GREEN CANYON, GULF OF MEXICO: SEN GUPTA, Barun K.1, PLATON, Emil2, HACKWORTH, Matthew S.1, and AHARON, Paul3, (1) Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State Univ, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, barun@geol.lsu.edu, (2) Energy and Geoscience Institute, Univ of Utah, 423 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, 84108, (3) Geological Sciences, Univ of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
66-010:30 AM ISOTOPE RECORDS OF RECENT BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA FROM HYDRATE-BEARING SEDIMENTS: METHANE-HYDRATE DISSOCIATION EFFECTS: AHARON, Paul1, HACKWORTH, Matthew2, PLATON, Emil3, WHEELER, Christopher2, and SEN GUPTA, Barun2, (1) Geological Sciences, Univ of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, aharon@wgs.geo.ua.edu, (2) Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State Univ, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, (3) Energy and Geoscience Institute, Univ of Utah, 423 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, 84108
66-010:45 AM RESPONSES OF AUSTRAL PLANKTONIC FORAMINIFERA TO THE LATE PALEOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM: FAUNAL EVIDENCE FOR OCEANIC CHANGE AND AN AFTEREFFECT COLD SNAP: KELLY, D. Clay, THOMAS, Deborah J., BRALOWER, Timothy J., and ZACHOS, James C., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI 53706, dkelly@whoi.edu
66-011:00 AM PLANKTIC FORAMINIFERA AS MONITORS OF PRE-K/T BOUNDARY ENVIRONMENTS IN THE SUBTROPICAL NORTH ATLANTIC: HUBER, Brian T., Department of Paleobiology, NHB-121, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0121, huber.brian@nmnh.si.edu, TUR, Nataliya A., Department of Paleobiology, NHB-121, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, Tur.Nataliya@nmnh.si.edu, and MACLEOD, Kenneth G., Univ Missouri - Columbia, 101 Geological Sciences Building, Columbia, MO 65211-1380
66-011:15 AM BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL FAUNAL TURNOVER ACROSS THE CRETACEOUS/TERTIARY BOUNDARY IN NORTHEASTERN MEXICO: ALEGRET, Laia1, MOLINA, Eustoquio1, and THOMAS, Ellen2, (1) Ciencias de la Tierra (Area de Estratigrafia), Universidad de Zaragoza, Pedro Cerbuna, Zaragoza, 50009, Spain, laia@posta.unizar.es, (2) Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan Univ, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459-0139, ethomas@wesleyan.edu
66-011:30 AM NEOGENE INCREASE OF WITHIN HABITAT BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL SPECIES DIVERSITY: HIGHER RATE IN TROPICAL COMPARED TO TEMPERATE AMERICA: BUZAS, Martin A., Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560, buzas.marty@nmnh.si.edu, COLLINS, Laurel S., Geology, Florida Int'l Univ, Miami, FL 33199, and CULVER, Stephen J., Department of Geology, East Carolina Univ, Greenville, NC 27858
66-011:45 AM DNA ANALYSIS: A NEW TOOL TO IDENTIFY THE ECOLOGICAL MEANING OF MORPHOLOGY IN PLANKTONIC FORAMINIFERA: DE VARGAS, Colomban, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology / Geology and Geophysics, Harvard University / Whoods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Palumbi Lab / Norris Lab, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, cvargas@oeb.harvard.edu.

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