Session No. 2 Tuesday, May 7, 2002

8:00 AM-12:05 PM, Sharwan Smith Center: Starlight Room
S2. Paleontological Research in Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument and Surrounding Area I
Alan L. Titus and Jeffrey G. Eaton, Presiding
Start Time
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM LATE CRETACEOUS FRESHWATER FISH FROM SOUTHERN UTAH WITH EMPHASIS ON FOSSILS FROM GRAND STAIRCASE- ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT (GSENM): KIRKLAND, James I., State Paleontologist, Utah Geol Survey, 1594 West North Temple, Suite 3110, P.O. Box 146100, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100, jkirklan.nrugs@state.ut.us and EATON, Jeffrey G., Weber State Univ, 2507 University Cir, Ogden, UT 84408-2507
8:25 AM NEW RECORDS OF VERTEBRATES FROM THE LATE CRETACEOUS TROPIC SHALE OF SOUTHERN UTAH: ALBRIGHT, L. Barry III1, GILLETTE, David D.1, and TITUS, Alan L.2, (1) Department of Geology, Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, balbright@mna.mus.az.us, (2) Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument, Bureau of Land Management, Kanab, UT 84741-3244
8:45 AM NEW EVIDENCE OF DINOSAURS AND OTHER VERTEBRATES FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS WAHWEAP AND KAIPAROWITS FORMATIONS, GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT, SOUTHERN UTAH: SAMPSON, Scott D.1, LOEWEN, Mark A.2, GATES, Terry A.2, ZANNO, Lindsay E.2, and KIRKLAND, James I.3, (1) Utah Museum of Nat History, Department of Geology and Geophysics, 1390 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, ssampson@umnh.utah.edu, (2) Utah Museum of Natural History, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (3) Utah Geol Survey, PO Box 146100, Salt Lake City, UT 84114
9:05 AM DISCOVERY AND EXCAVATION OF A THERIZINOSAURID DINOSAUR FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS TROPIC SHALE (EARLY TURONIAN), KANE COUNTY, UTAH: GILLETTE, David D.1, ALBRIGHT, L. Barry1, TITUS, Alan L.2, and GRAFFAM, Merle H.1, (1) Department of Geology, Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, dgillette@mna.mus.az.us, (2) Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bureau of Land Mgnt, 190 East Center, Kanab, UT 84741
9:25 AM THE DIVERSITY AND STRATIGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF PRE-DINOSAURIAN COMMUNITIES FROM THE TRIASSIC MOENKOPI FORMATION, UTAH: MICKELSON, Debra L., Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Colorado at Boulder, 3550 Belcaro Lane, Denver, CO 80209, mickelsd@ucsu.colorado.edu.
9:45 AM SKIN IMPRESSIONS FROM THE TAIL OF A HADROSAURIAN DINOSAUR IN THE KAIPAROWITS FORMATION (UPPER CRETACEOUS), GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT: GILLETTE, David D.1, ALBRIGHT, L. Barry III1, TITUS, Alan L.2, and GRAFFAM, Merle H.1, (1) Department of Geology, Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, dgillette@mna.mus.az.us, (2) Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bureau of Land Management, 190 East Center, Kanab, UT 84741
10:05 AM Break
10:25 AM MULTITUBERCULATE MAMMALS FROM THE WAHWEAP (CAMPANIAN, AQUILAN) AND KAIPAROWITS (CAMPANIAN, JUDITHIAN) FORMATIONS, GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT, SOUTHERN UTAH, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC METHODS: EATON, Jeffrey G., Weber State Univ, 2507 University Cir, Ogden, UT 84408-2507, jeaton@weber.edu.
10:45 AM EGGSHELL FROM THE UPPER CAMPANIAN KAIPAROWITS FORMATION: BRAY, Emily S., Museum Geology Section, University of Colorado, 265 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0265, emily.bray@colorado.edu.
11:05 AM TRACKING DINOSAURS USING LOW-ALTITUDE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE TWENTYMILE WASH DINOSAUR TRACKSITE, GRAND STAIRCASE ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH: MATTHEWS, Neffra A.1, NOBLE, Tom2, TITUS, Alan L.3, FOSTER, John R.4, SMITH, Joshua A.4, BREITHAUPT, Brent H.5, and KETT, Dave2, (1) National Science and Technology Center, USDOI-Bureau of Land Managment, Bldg. 50, DFC, Denver, CO 80225, uwgeoms@uwyo.edu, (2) National Science and Technology Center, USDOI-Bureau of Land Managment, Denver, 80227, (3) Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bureau of Land Management, 190 East Center, Kanab, UT 84741, (4) Museum of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 20000, Grand Junction, CO 81502, (5) Geological Museum, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071
11:25 AM VERTEBRATE TRACK SITES IN THE CHINLE FORMATION (LATE TRIASSIC) OF THE CIRCLE CLIFFS AREA, SOUTHERN UTAH: FOSTER, John R., Museum of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 20000, Grand Junction, CO 81502, jfoster@westcomuseum.org.
11:45 AM MIDDLE JURASSIC FOSSIL FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAN RAFAEL SWELL, UTAH AND THEIR AFFINITY TO TRACKS IN THE GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT AND ELSEWHERE IN UTAH: HAMBLIN, Alden H., Utah Division of Parks and Recreation, Fremont Indian State Park and Museum, 11550 W. Clear Creek Canyon Road, Sevier, UT 84766-6010, ahamblin.nrdpr@state.ut.us.

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