Session No. 30 Thursday, April 3, 2003

8:30 AM-12:10 PM, Hotel NH Krystal: Mismaloya
Paleontology, Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology (Paleontological Society)
Ralph Hitz, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:30 AM Introductory Remarks
30-18:35 AM PALEOCLIMATIC IMPLICATIONS OF FOSSILIFEROUS LATE QUATERNARY EOLIAN AND FLUVIO-LACUSTRINE SEDIMENTS, SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON: SPENCER, Patrick K., Geology Department, Whitman College, 345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362-2067, spencerp@whitman.edu.
30-28:55 AM WIDESPREAD DETRIMENTAL OCEANIC CONDITIONS ALONG THE WESTERN MARGIN OF NORTH AMERICA DURING THE EARLY TRIASSIC: ANOXIA WITHOUT BORDERS: WOODS, Adam D., Department of Physical Sciences, Santa Ana College, 1530 West 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92706, woods_adam@rsccd.org.
30-39:15 AM PALEOBIOGEOGRAPHY OF THE FOSSIL DECAPOD CRUSTACEANS OF THE NORTHEASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN: EXPANDING THE FOSSIL RECORD OF THE GENUS RANINA: NYBORG, Torrey G.1, GARIBAY_ROMERO, Luis M.2, VEGA, Francisco J.2, and FAM, John3, (1) Natural Sciences Department, Loma Linda Univ, Loma Linda, CA 92350, tnyborg06g@ns.llu.edu, (2) Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, D. F. 04510, Mexico, (3) 1404-1199 Eastwood St, Coquitlam, BC, V3B-7W7, Canada
30-49:35 AM DUAL ORIGIN FOR AUSTRALIA'S PLEISTOCENE REPTILIAN FAUNA: EVIDENCE FOR A LATE CRETACEOUS DISPERSAL FROM ANTARCTICA: CASE, Judd A., Dept. of Biology, Saint Mary's College of California, P.O. Box 4507, Moraga, CA 94575, jcase@stmarys-ca.edu, CASE, Dana A., Concord High School, Concord, CA 94520, MARTIN, James E., Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701, and MEREDITH, Robert, Dept. of Biology, Univ of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521
30-59:55 AM RELEVANCE OF THE LATE TERTIARY MAMALIAN FAUNAS IN CENTRAL MÉXICO, AND THE GREAT AMERICAN BIOTIC INTERCHANGE: CARRANZA-CASTAÑEDA, O.1, MILLER, E.W.2, and KOWALLIS, J.B.2, (1) Paleontología, Centro de Geociencias, UNAM, Juriquilla, Queretaro, Mexico, carranza@geociencias.unam.mx, (2) Geology Department, Brigham Young Univ, Provo, Utah, 84602
 10:15 AM Break
30-610:30 AM ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF PUEBLA’S PLEISTOCENE MAMMALS: THE SANTA CRUZ LOCAL FAUNA: FERRUSQUIA VILLAFRANCA, Ismael, CRUZ GUTIERREZ, Valeria, and CRUZ GUTIERREZ, Valeria, Paleontologia, Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Cd. Universitaria, Mexico city, 04510, Mexico, ismaelfv@servidor.unam.mx
30-710:50 AM PRESENT-DAY SHALLOW-WATER HYDROTHERMAL VENTING ALONG THE EL REQUESÓN FAULT ZONE PROVIDES POSSIBLE ANALOG FOR FORMATION OF PLIOCENE-AGE CHERT DEPOSITS IN BAHÍA CONCEPCIÓN, B.C.S, MÉXICO: FORREST, Matthew J., Moss Landing Marine Labs, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, mforrest@mlml.calstate.edu, GREENE, H. Gary, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, LEDESMA-VÁZQUEZ, Jorge, Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, Universidad Autonoma de Baja Calif, Ensenada, Baja Calif, 22800, Mexico, and PROL-LEDESMA, Rosa Maria, Instituto de Geofísica, UNAM, UNAM, Cd. Universitaria. Coyoacán, 04510, Mexico
30-811:20 AM EL MONO CHERT; A COASTAL BASIN MEMBER OF THE PLIOCENE INFIERNO FORMATION, BCS, MÉXICO: LEDESMA-VÁZQUEZ, Jorge, Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, Universidad Autonoma de Baja Calif, Ensenada, Baja Calif, 22800, Mexico, ledesma@uabc.mx, FORREST, Matthew J., Moss Landing Marine Labs, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, GREENE, H. Gary, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, BERRY, Richard W., San Diego State Univ, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182-1020, and JOHNSON, Markes E., Geosciences Dept, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267

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