Session No. 164 Thursday, November 8, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: Ballroom B
K1. Geobiology: Applications to Sedimentary Geology
Nora Noffke and Andrew H. Knoll, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
164-0
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
164-08:05 AM BIOSEDIMENTARY DYNAMICS OF SILICICLASTIC DEPOSITIONAL SYSTEMS: NOFFKE, Nora, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard Univ, 26, Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, nnoffke@oeb.harvard.edu.
164-08:25 AM MICROBIAL MATS AND SILICICLASTIC SUBSTRATES: INTERPLAY WITH EVOLVING METAZOANS: BOTTJER, David J.1, DORNBOS, Stephen Q.1, and HAGADORN, James W.2, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, dbottjer@usc.edu, (2) Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125
164-08:45 AM BENTHIC MARINE CYANOBACTERIAL MAT ECOSYSTEMS: BIOGEOCHEMISTRY AND BIOMARKERS: DES MARAIS, David J., NASA Astrobiology Institute, Mail Stop 239-4, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000, ddesmarais@mail.arc.nasa.gov.
164-09:05 AM CARBONATE MINERALIZATION IN MODERN STROMATOLITES: RELATING MICROFABRIC TO MICROBIAL ACTIVITY: REID, R. Pamela, Univ Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy, Miami, FL 33149-1098, preid@rsmas.miami.edu.
164-09:25 AM GEOBIOLOGY: LIFE ON AND IN ROCKS: KRUMBEIN, Wolfgang Elisabeth, Geomicrobiology, ICBM, Univ of Oldenburg, POB 2503, Oldenburg, D-26111, Germany, wek@uni-oldenburg.de and GORBUSHINA, Anna A., Geomicrobiology, ICBM Carl von Ossietzky Univ, Oldenburg, 26111, Germany
164-09:45 AM MICROBIAL WEATHERING OF SEDIMENTARY ORGANIC MATTER: PETSCH, Steven T., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA 02543-1536, spetsch@whoi.edu.
 10:05 AM Break
164-010:20 AM MOLECULAR AND ISOTOPIC MARKERS IN PETROLEUM SYSTEMS ANALYSIS: SUMMONS, Roger E., Earth Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT, E34, 42-44 Carleton St, Cambridge, MA 02139, rsummons@mit.edu and ZUMBERGE, John E., Geomark Rsch, 9748 Whithorn Drive, Houston, TX 77095
164-010:40 AM MICRITIC DOLOMITE: A GEOBIOLOGICAL SIGNATURE OF ANAEROBIC MICROBIAL ACTIVITY?: MCKENZIE, Judith A. and VASCONCELOS, Crisogono, ETH-Zentrum Geologisches Institut, Sonneggstrasse 5, Zurich, CH-8092, Switzerland, sediment@erdw.ethz.ch
164-011:00 AM STABLE ISOTOPES AND THE SEDIMENTARY SULFUR CYCLE: CANFIELD, Donald E., Danish Center for Earth System Science, Univ of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, Odense M 5230 Denmark, dec@biology.sdu.dk.
164-011:20 AM A GEOBIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON BIOSPHERIC EVOLUTION: KNOLL, Andrew H., Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, aknoll@oeb.harvard.edu.
164-011:40 AM ROLE OF GEOBIOLOGY IN THE ASTROBIOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM: FARMER, Jack D., Geological Sciences, Arizona State Univ, P.O. Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, jfarmer@asu.edu.

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