Session No. 18 Tuesday, March 25, 2003

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Kansas City Airport Hilton: Kansa A
S8. Climate Variability and Change: Past, Present and Future
Jimmy Adegoke and Caroline Davies, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
18-18:00 AM WHEN DID GONDWANA GLACIATION OCCUR IN ANTARCTICA, AND HOW LARGE WERE THE GLACIERS? THE STRATIGRAPHIC AND PALEOGEOGRAPHIC IMPLICATIONS OF GLACIOTECTONIC DEFORMATION WITHIN PERMIAN STRATA, SOUTHERN VICTORIA LAND AND DARWIN GLACIER REGIONS, ANTARCTICA: ISBELL, John L., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, jisbell@uwm.edu, LENAKER, Paul A., Acadis G&M, Inc, 126 North Jeferson Street, Suite 400, Milwaukee, WI 53202, and ASKIN, Rosemary A., Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State Univ, 1090 Carmack Road, Scott Hall Room 108, Columbus, OH 43210-1002
18-28:20 AM FLORAL PROVINCIALISM DURING THE LOWER MISSISSIPPIAN: EVIDENCE FROM THE BORDEN DELTA OF KENTUCKY AND INDIANA, U.S.A: RICHARDSON, Jeffrey G, Department of Geological Sciences, The Ohio State Univ, 155 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, richardson.141@osu.edu.
18-38:40 AM THE ENIGMA OF POLAR WARMTH IN GREENHOUSE WORLDS: INSIGHTS FROM THE MID-CRETACEOUS TERRESTRIAL PALEOCLIMATOLOGY OF NORTH AMERICA: LUDVIGSON, Greg A., Iowa Geological Survey, Iowa Dept. Nat Rscs, 109 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1319, gregory-ludvigson@uiowa.edu, GONZALEZ, Luis A., Geoscience, Univ of Iowa, 121 TH, Iowa City, IA 52242-1379, and UFNAR, David F., Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232-0301
18-49:00 AM PRELIMINARY LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY OF THE CRETACEOUS AND PALEOGENE DEPOSITS IN THE NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI EMBAYMENT OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI: PALYNOLOGY AND BIOSTRATIGRAPHY: EIFERT, Tambra L. and OBOH-IKUENOBE, Francisca E., Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65401, eifertt@umr.edu
18-59:20 AM SEA LEVEL CHANGE, ICE SHEET FLUCTUATIONS AND GLOBAL WARMING: PAST AND PRESENT: ANDRESEN, Matthew A., MCGUIRE, Lori M., and CLARK, James A., Geology and Environmental Science, Wheaton College, 501 College Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187, matt.a.andresen@wheaton.edu
18-69:40 AM THE USE OF PALYNOMORPHS AS A PROXY FOR RECONSTRUCTING THE PALEOCEANOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN THE MIDDLE CAPE BASIN (ODP LEG 175): UDEZE, Chioma U. and OBOH-IKUENOBE, Francisca E., Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO 65409, cuuhvc@umr.edu
18-710:00 AM CAN BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA BE USED AS INDICATORS OF CLATHRATE DISSOCIATION?: WILLIAMS, David1, SHEPHERD, Scott1, DUNCAN, Amanda1, BACKHERMS, Aaron1, PÉREZ, Elena1, RATHBURN, Tony1, MARTIN, Jon2, DAY, Shelley3, GIESKES, Joris4, and MAHN, Chris4, (1) Geography, Geology, and Anthropology, Indiana State Univ, Science Building 159, Terre Haute, IN 47809, dramatic_paws@yahoo.com, (2) Geological Science, Univ of Florida, Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611, (3) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, PO Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611-2120, (4) Marine Research Divison-0236, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093
18-810:20 AM EVIDENCE FOR THE PLEISTOCENE-HOLOCENE TRANSITION FROM A 20.8M CORE OBTAINED FROM THE VEDANTA MARSH, OLEMA CA: GENERAUX, Shari1, BYRNE, Roger2, REIDY, Liam2, and NIEMI, Tina1, (1) Geosciences, Univ of Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499, slgc21@umkc.edu, (2) Geography, Univ California - Berkeley, 501 McCone Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-4740
18-910:40 AM IMPACT OF IRRIGATION ON WARM SEASON CLIMATE IN THE U.S. HIGH PLAINS: ADEGOKE, Jimmy, Geosciences, Univ of Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110, adegokej@umkc.edu.
18-1011:00 AM SEDIMENTARY AND GEOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF LACUSTRINE SEDIMENTS FROM THE YEMEN HIGHLANDS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE: DAVIES, Caroline, Univ of Missouri, Kansas City, MO, daviesc@umkc.edu.
18-1111:20 AM INFLUENCE OF URBAN AREAS ON DIURNAL RAINFALL PATTERNS: BURIAN, Steven J., Civil Engineering, Univ of Arkansas, 4190 Bell Engineering Center, Fayetteville, AR 72701, sburian@engr.uark.edu and SHEPHERD, J. Marshall, Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr, Code 912.0, Greenbelt, MD 20771
18-1211:40 AM RECENT BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL DISTRIBUTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE COLLAPSE OF THE LARSEN-B ICE SHELF: MCCALLUM, Scott D.1, ISHMAN, Scott E.1, and DOMACK, Eugene W.2, (1) Geology, Southern Illinois Univ at Carbondale, 1259 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4324, scottmccallum10@hotmail.com, (2) Geology, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323

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