Session No. 11 Thursday, April 5, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Sheraton Capital Center Hotel: Hannover Ballroom III
T11. Paleoecology of the Coastal Plain: An Interdisciplinary Testing Ground
Steven J. Hageman and Reese E. Barrick, Presiding
Start Time
8:00 AM DISTRIBUTION OF BRYOZOAN GROWTH HABIT CHARACTERISTICS IN JACKSONIAN (LATE EOCENE) FACIES OF THE GULF COAST: HAGEMAN, Steven J., Department of Geology, Appalachian State Univ, Boone, NC 28608, hagemansj@appstate.edu.
8:20 AM FREE-LYING DOMAL BRYOZOAN COLONIES OF THE CASTLE HAYNE LIMESTONE, EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA: MCKINNEY, Frank K., Geology, Appalachian State Univ, Boone, NC 28608, mckinneyfk@appstate.edu and TAYLOR, Paul D., Palaeontology, The Nat History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
8:40 AM COOL WATER IN THE TROPICS? BRYOMOL CARBONATES ON THE EOCENE ATLANTIC SHELF: KAZMER, Miklos, Department of Paleontology, Eotvos University, Ludovika ter 2, Budapest, H-1083, Hungary, kazmer@ludens.elte.hu and CAMPBELL, David, Biology Department, Saint Mary's College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001
9:00 AM NATICID GASTROPOD PREDATION IN THE PALEOGENE OF THE GULF AND ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAINS: TESTING HYPOTHESES IN EVOLUTIONARY PALEOECOLOGY: KELLEY, Patricia H., Earth Sciences, Univ North Carolina–Wilmington, 601 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3297, kelleyp@uncwil.edu and HANSEN, Thor A., Geology, Western Washington Univ, Bellingham, WA 98225
9:20 AM PREDATION ON IRREGULAR ECHINOIDS (EOCENE) FROM THE CASTLE HAYNE LIMESTONE, ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN (SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA): WOODCOCK, Timothy C. and KELLEY, Patricia H., Department Of Earth Sciences, Univ of North Carolina at Wilimington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403, woodcockt@uncwil.edu
9:40 AM ECOLOGICAL AND EVOLUTIONARY PATTERNS FROM PALEOGENE MOLLUSCA OF THE CAROLINAS: CAMPBELL, David C., St. Mary's College–Maryland, 18952 E Fisher Rd, Saint Marys City, MD 20686-3002, bivalve@mail.davidson.alumlink.com.
10:00 AM Break
10:20 AM EOCENE-OLIGOCENE MOLLUSCAN EXTINCTIONS AND FIRST APPEARANCE DATA ACROSS THE NORTH ATLANTIC IN THE NORTH AMERICAN GULF COASTAL PLAIN AND EUROPE: DOCKERY, David T. III, Mississippi Office of Geology, P.O. Box 20307, Jackson, MS 39289-1307, david_dockery@deq.state.ms.us and LOZOUET, Pierre, Museum National d'Histoire Naturalle, 55 rue de Buffon, Paris, 75005, France
10:40 AM AN ALTERNATIVE EXPLANATION FOR PLANT-BEARING "VARVED" SEQUENCES FROM THE WILBANKS CLAY PIT (MIDDLE EOCENE), WESTERN TENNESSEE: MOORE, B. Roger, Geology, Geography, & Physics, Univ of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN 38238, brmoore@click1.net, GIBSON, Michael A., Univ Tennessee–Martin, 215 Joseph E. Johnson EPS Bldg, Martin, TN 38238-5039, and DILCHER, David, Department of Natural Sciences, Univ of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainseville, FL 32611-7800
11:00 AM LATE CRETACEOUS (SANTONIAN) VEGETATION FROM THE GULF COAST: LAMB, James P. Jr, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Science, North Carolina State Univ, P.O. Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695, jplamb@unity.ncsu.edu.
11:20 AM ROOT AND RHIZOME MORPHOLOGY OF THE SMOOTH CORDGRASS SPARTINA ALTERNIFLORA AS A MODEL FOR TRACE FOSSIL EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT SALT MARSH DEPOSITS: MATHISEN, Jessica, The Stroud Water Research Center, 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311, j_mathisen@hotmail.com and MARTIN, Anthony J., Department of Environmental Studies, Emory Univ, Atlanta, GA 30322
11:40 AM PALEONTOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL SIGNIFICANCE OF AMPHIBIAN TRACKS FROM THE POTTSVILLE FORMATION (LOWER PENNSYLVANIAN: WESTPHALIAN A), UNION CHAPEL MINE, ALABAMA: PYENSON, Nicholas D. and MARTIN, Anthony J., Department of Environmental Studies, Emory Univ, Atlanta, GA 30322, nicholas_d_pyenson@learnlink.emory.edu

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