Session No. T5 Thursday, June 28, 2001

4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Edinburgh International Conference Centre: Poster area
T5. The Snowball Earth Hypothesis: Theory and Observations (Posters)
Paul Hoffman and Ian Fairchild, Presiding
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LOOKING FOR EVIDENCE OF A NEOPROTEROZOIC ‘SNOWBALL' IN THE PORT ASKAIG FORMATION, SCOTLAND: ARNAUD, Emmanuelle V. and EYLES, Carolyn H., School of Geography and Geology, McMaster Univ, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada, arnaude@mcmaster.ca
NEOPROTEROZOIC ICE-RAFTING EVENTS RECORDING A ‘CONVENTIONAL’ HIGH-LATITUDE GLACIATION? IMPLICATIONS FOR PALAEOCLIMATE MODELS: CONDON, Daniel J. and PRAVE, Anthony R., School of Geography and Geosciences, Univ of St. Andrews, Irvine Building, St. Andrews, KY16 9AL, United Kingdom, dan_condon@hotmail.com
MODERN PROCESS STUDIES WITH HALF AN EYE ON SNOWBALL EARTH: INSIGHTS AND LIMITATIONS: FAIRCHILD, Ian J., School of Earth Sciences and Geography, Keele Univ, Staffs ST5 5BG United Kingdom, i.j.fairchild@keele.ac.uk.
PRELUDE TO SNOWBALL EARTH: HALVERSON, Galen P., SCHRAG, Daniel P., and HOFFMAN, Paul F., Dept. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 20 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138-2902, halvers@fas.harvard.edu
SEDIMENTOLOGY AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF SINIAN LOW-LATITUDE GLACIAL DEPOSITS ON THE YANGTZE PLATFORM, SOUTH CHINA, AS INDICATORS OF NEOPROTEROZOIC CLIMATE CHANGE: INITIAL RESULTS: BAHLBURG, Heinrich and STRAUSS, Harald, Geologisch-Palaeontologisches Institut, Universitaet Muenster, Corrensstrasse 24, Muenster, 48149, Germany, bahlbur@uni-muenster.de
LIFE DURING SNOWBALL EARTH: MICROFOSSILS FROM THE NEOPROTEROZOIC KINGSTON PEAK FORMATION, DEATH VALLEY, USA: CORSETTI, Frank1, AWRAMIK, Stanley2, and PIERCE, David2, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, fcorsett@earth.usc.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
CONDITIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A NEOPROTEROZOIC SNOWBALL EARTH: POULSEN, Christopher J., Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, poulsen@usc.edu.
LATE PROTEROZOIC PLATE TECTONIC AND PALEO-ENVIRONMENTAL RECONSTRUCTIONS: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SNOWBALL EARTH HYPOTHESIS: METZ, Karen, Geological Sciences, Univ of Texas at Arlington, 500 Yates, Arlington, TX 76019, metzk@exchange.uta.edu and SCOTESE, Christopher R., Geological Sciences, Univ of Texas at Arlington, 500 Yates, Arlington, 76019,

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