Session No. 22 Tuesday, March 26, 2002

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Sheraton Springfield: Highland
T11. Taphonomy: Insight into Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Evolution
David Lehmann and R. Mark Leckie, Presiding
Start Time
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM APPLICATION OF RARE EARTH ELEMENT(REE) SIGNATURE ANALYSIS AT PLEISTOCENE LOCALITIES IN FOSSIL LAKE, OREGON: PATRICK, Doreena1, MARTIN, James E.2, and GRANDSTAFF, David E.1, (1) Department of Geology, Temple Univ, 12th & Norris St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, dmpc28@aol, (2) Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
8:25 AM EVIDENCE FOR TECTONIC FACTORS IN THE PRESERVATION OF AUTOCHTHONOUS CARBONIFEROUS FORESTS, BLACK WARRIOR BASIN: GASTALDO, Robert A., Dept. of Geology, Colby College, 5800 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8858, ragastal@colby.edu, WARE, William N., 1109 Wynterhall Land, Dunwoody, GA 30338, and STEVANOVIC-WALLS, Ivana M., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M Univ, College Station, TX 77843
8:45 AM AN INVESTIGATION OF THE PROCESSES INVOLVED IN AVIAN THAPHONOMY: PETRUCELLI, Jillian A. and KRAUSS, David A., Biology, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, petrucji@bc.edu
9:05 AM PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF A NEW PARTIAL MASTODON SKELETON FROM WESTERN NEW YORK STATE: ALLMON, Warren D.1, SHERPA, James1, KROHN, Paul E.1, and CHIMENT, John2, (1) Paleontological Rsch Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, wda1@cornell.edu, (2) Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sci, Cornell Univ, Ithaca, NY 14853
9:25 AM UNUSUAL RHOMBIFERAN-BEARING SHELL BED IN UPPER ORDOVICIAN, REEDSVILLE SHALE OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA: LEHMANN, David, Department of Geology, Juniata College, Huntington, PA 16652, lehmann@juniata.edu.
9:45 AM PALEOECOLOGY OF THE ANTES SHALE, PA: BEARES, Donna K.1, LEHMANN, David1, HOFFER, Matthew R.1, and MITCHELL, Charles E.2, (1) Department of Geology, Juniata College, Huntington, PA 16652, bearedk8@juniata.edu, (2) Department of Geology, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260
10:05 AM Break
10:20 AM TAPHONOMY OF CONODONTS AND MICROVERTEBRATES IN REMAINI… HORIZONS: NEW APPROACHES TO UNRAVELING STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS AROUND THE MIDDLE-UPPER (GIVETIAN-FRASNIAN) BOUNDARY IN WESTERN NEW YORK: KIRCHGASSER, William T., SUNY - College at Potsdam, Dept Geology, Potsdam, NY 13676, kirchgwt@potsdam.edu.
10:40 AM CRYPTOSPORE DYADS: A NEW PROXY FOR EARLY EMBRYOPHYTES: STROTHER, Paul K., Boston College, 381 Concord Rd, Weston, MA 02493-1312, strother@bc.edu.
11:00 AM PALEOECOLOGICAL AND PALEOGEOGRAPHIC SIGNIFICANCE OF NEW SELACHIAN PALEOFAUNAS FROM LATEST CRETACEOUS AND PALEOCENE MARGINAL MARINE FACIES, HANNA BASIN AREA, WYOMING: WROBLEWSKI, Anton Franz-Josef, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071-3006, franz_josef1@hotmail.com.
11:20 AM A NEW FOSSIL GALLIFORM FROM THE BRIDGER FORMATION (EOCENE: 50-48 MA), SOUTHWESTERN WYOMING: GULAS, Bonnie E., Geology and Geophysics, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT 06520, bonnie.gulas@yale.edu and WROBLEWSKI, Anton F.-J., Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071-3006
11:40 AM TRACE FOSSILS FROM EARLY SILURIAN MUDSTONES OF THE SPRAGUEVILLE FORMATION, NORTHEAST MAINE, USA: LOPEZ, Geraldine A. and ROY, David C., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167, lopezgc@bc.edu

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