Session No. 34 Saturday, March 29, 2003

8:20 AM-12:00 PM, Westin Hotel: Commonwealth B
Paleontology and Stratigraphy
Robert J. Altamura and Paul K. Strother, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
34-18:20 AM THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN (GIVETIAN) GILBOA FOREST: SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHIC DETERMINATION OF THE WORLD'S OLDEST FOSSIL FOREST DEPOSIT, SCHOHARIE CO., NEW YORK STATE: BARTHOLOMEW, Alexander J., Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, H.N. Fisk Laboratory of Sedimentology, 500 Geology/Physics Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, alexbartholomew_geo@hotmail.com and BRETT, Carlton E., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, H.N. Fisk Laboratory of Sedimentology, 500 Geology Physics Building, Cincinnati, OH 45221
34-28:40 AM NEW LITHOFACIES IDENTIFIED WITHIN SEVERAL DEVONIAN FORMATIONS IN THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS OF PENNSYLVANIA: ALTAMURA, Robert James, Earth and Mineral Sciences, Pennsylvania State University - DuBois, DuBois, PA 15801, altamura@geosc.psu.edu.
34-39:00 AM POSSIBLE TRIASSIC-JURASSIC BOUNDARY SECTIONS, HARTFORD BASIN, EASTERN NORTH AMERICA: WHITESIDE, Jessica H., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia Univ, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Rt. 9W, Palisades, NY 10964-1000, jhw@ldeo.columbia.edu and OLSEN, Paul E., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ, 61 RT 9W, Palisades, NY 10964-1000
34-49:20 AM EROSION OF LATE TRIASSIC SANDSTONES (CARR’S BROOK FORMATION) ON THE NORTHERN SHORE OF THE MINAS BASIN PROVIDE NEW VERTEBRATE FOSSIL SPECIMENS: FEDAK, Tim J., Biology, Dalhousie Univ, Life Sciences Centre, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada, tfedak@is2.dal.ca and LEIGHTON, Eric G., Department of Nat Rscs, PO Box 428, Parrsboro, NS B0M 1S0, Canada
34-59:40 AM HIDDEN CRETACEOUS BASINS IN NOVA SCOTIA: STEA, Rudolph R., Geological Survey, Nova Scotia Department of Nat Rscs, 1701 Hollis Street, Halifax, Halifax, NS B3J 1T9, Canada, rrstea@gov.ns.ca and PULLAN, Susan E., Terrain Sciences Division, Geol Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada
 10:00 AM Break
34-610:20 AM A LATE CRETACEOUS-EARLIEST TERTIARY POLAR FOREST: WHAT FOSSIL WOOD CAN TELL US ABOUT PAST ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES: CSANK, Adam Zoltan, Earth Sciences, Dalhousie Univ, Halifax, NS B3H 3J5 Canada, acsank@dal.ca.
34-710:40 AM THE VERSATILITY OF FOSSIL DINOFLAGELLATES: A CURRENT PERSPECTIVE: FENSOME, Robert A. and WILLIAMS, Graham L., Natural Resources Canada, GSC Atlantic, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2, Canada, rfensome@nrcan.gc.ca
34-811:00 AM ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF CAMBRIAN CRYPTOSPORES: STROTHER, Paul K., Geology & Geophysics, Boston College, Weston Observatory, 381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493-1340, strother@bc.edu.
34-911:20 AM STUDYING THE NATURALLY-EXPOSED ATTACHMENT SURFACES OF FOSSIL ENCRUSTERS (SKELETOZOANS): A SIMPLE ACETATE PEEL TECHNIQUE REVEALS GROWTH HISTORIES AND SURFACE PALEOECOLOGY: WILSON, Mark A.1, NICHOLSON, Katherine A.1, and PALMER, Timothy J.2, (1) Department of Geology, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691, mwilson@wooster.edu, (2) The Palaeontological Association, c/o Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB, United Kingdom
34-1011:40 AM A CENSUS OF MIOCENE SHARK TEETH FROM CALVERT CLIFFS: VISAGGI, Christy C., Dept of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, 204 Heroy Geology Laboratory, Syracuse, NY 13244, ccvisagg@mailbox.syr.edu and GODFREY, Stephen J., Calvert Marine Museum, PO Box 97, Solomons, MD 20688

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