Session No. 140 Wednesday, November 7, 2001

1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 102
T8. "Traces" of Soil Ecosystems through the Phanerozoic: New Insights into Terrestrial Paleoecology, Paleohydrology, and Paleoclimate
Stephen T. Hasiotis and Marilyn D. Wegweiser, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
140-01:30 PM BARBECUED DINOSAUR BONES: TRACES OF A PALEOWILDFIRE NEAR THE END OF THE CRETACEOUS: WEGWEISER, M. D., Geier Collections and Research Center, Cincinnati Museum Ctr, 301 S. Walnut St., #305, Muncie, IN 47305, isopyre@home.com.
140-01:45 PM NEW INSIGHTS INTO PHANEROZOIC TERRESTRIAL PALEOCLIMATE USING PLANT AND ANIMAL TRACES AND ELEMENT TRANSLOCATIONS OBSERVED IN A MODERN VERTISOL CLIMOSEQUENCE: DRIESE, Steven G.1, STILES, Cynthia A.1, MORA, Claudia I.1, NORDT, Lee C.2, and WILDING, Larry P.3, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, sdriese@utk.edu, (2) Baylor Univ, PO Box 97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, (3) Dept. of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A & M Univ, College Station, TX 77843-2474
140-02:00 PM A CANON FOR EARLY PALEOZOIC CONTINENTAL ECOSYSTEMS: BEERBOWER, Richard, Department of Geological Scienses and Environmental Studies, State Univ of New York at Binghamton, PO Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000, bmf.dc@verizon.net.
140-02:15 PM PEDOGENESIS AND GEOCHEMICAL ALTERATION OF COLUMBIA RIVER BASALT LAVAS: SHELDON, Nathan D., Geological Sciences, Univ of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1272, nsheldon@darkwing.uoregon.edu.
140-02:30 PM PEDOGENESIS AND GLOBAL WARMING: A PERSPECTIVE FROM THE ANCIENT: WHITE, Paul D., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State Univ, Howe/Russell Geoscience Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, pwhite1@lsu.edu and SCHIEBOUT, Judith A., Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State Univ, 119 Foster Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
 2:45 PM Break
140-03:00 PM PEDOGENIC SPHAEROSIDERITES AS TRACES OF ANCIENT SATURATED SOILS: NEW INSIGHTS ON CHANGES IN THE HYDROLOGIC CYCLE DURING EARTH HISTORY: LUDVIGSON, G. A.1, UFNAR, D. F.2, GONZALEZ, L. A.2, WITZKE, B. J.1, and BRENNER, R. L.2, (1) Iowa DNR Geological Survey, 109 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1319, gregory-ludvigson@uiowa.edu, (2) Geoscience, Univ of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1379
140-03:15 PM SHORT-TERM VARIATIONS IN PALEOCLIMATE AND VEGETATION AS REVEALED BY STABLE ISOTOPE COMPOSITIONS OF PEDOGENIC CARBONATE NODULES AND SOIL ORGANIC MATTER IN SELECTED CHINESE LOESS PALEOSOLS: VIDIC, Natasa J., Agronomy Department, Univ of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, 1111, Slovenia, natasa.vidic@bf.uni-lj.si and MONTANEZ, Isabel P., Dept. of Geology, Univ of California, Davis, CA 95616
140-03:30 PM TETRAPOD ICHNOLOGY OF THE EARLY JURASSIC NAVAJO SANDSTONE: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE "VERTEBRATE ICHNOFACIES" CONCEPT: RAINFORTH, Emma C., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Rt. 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, emmar@ldeo.columbia.edu.
140-03:45 PM PRESERVATIONAL AND MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATIONS IN THEROPOD TRACKS AND TRACKWAYS ON A MIDDLE JURASSIC TIDAL FLAT: IMPLICATIONS FOR PALEOBIOLOGICAL AND PALEOECOLOGICAL ANALYSIS: BREITHAUPT, Brent H.1, SOUTHWELL, Elizabeth H.1, ADAMS, Thomas L.1, and MATTHEWS, Neffra A.2, (1) Geological Museum, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, uwgeoms@uwyo.edu, (2) National Science and Technology Center, USDOI-Bureau of land Mgnt, Denver, CO 80225
140-04:00 PM PHANEROZOIC NON-MARINE ICHNOFACIES AND ATMOSPHERIC CHANGE: RETALLACK, Gregory J., Geological Sciences, Univ of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1272, gregr@darkwing.uoregon.edu.
140-04:15 PM “TRACES” OF HIDDEN BIODIVERSITY IN PALEOSOLS: EXAMPLES FROM PHANEROZOIC TERRESTRIAL DEPOSITS: HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology, The Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, StephenHasiotis@hotmail.com.
140-04:30 PM A RELATIONAL DATABASE SCHEMA FOR MANAGING GEOCHEMICAL AND VISUAL DATA: THE ALEUTIAN ARC DATA SYSTEM (AADS): MYERS, James D., Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, magma@uwyo.edu and MCELFRESH, Travis J., Content Development and Delivery Group, Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399

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