2004 Denver Annual Meeting (November 7–10, 2004)
Session No. 196 Wednesday, 10 November 2004
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 108/110/112

Paleontology IX: Perspectives on Diversity

J. Bret Bennington and Paul G. Harnik, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
196-18:00 AM MODELING THE EFFECTS OF TIME-AVERAGING ON RELATIVE ABUNDANCE AND EVENNESS: HARNIK, Paul Gwion, Committee on Evolutionary Biology, Univ of Chicago, Culver Hall 402, 1025 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, pharnik@uchicago.edu
196-28:15 AM MORE THOUGHTS ON HOW TO COUNT FOSSILS: BENNINGTON, J. Bret, Department of Geology, 114 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1140, geojbb@hofstra.edu
196-38:30 AM TAPHONOMIC CONTROL OF SHALLOW SUBTIDAL FOSSIL ABUNDANCE: ADRAIN, Jonathan M., Department of Geoscience, The University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, jonathan-adrain@uiowa.edu and WESTROP, Stephen R., Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and School of Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072
196-48:45 AM QUANTIFYING COLLECTION BIASES IN BULK, MUSEUM AND LITERATURE-BASED MOLLUSCAN SAMPLE DATA: BARBOUR WOOD, Susan, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, susanwood@vt.edu, KOWALEWSKI, Michal, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24060, and WARD, Lauck W., Virginia Museum of Nat History, 1001 Douglas Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112
196-59:00 AM READING THE FOSSIL RECORD: USING THE LITERATURE TO ANALYZE ECOLOGICAL PATTERNS IN CENOZOIC TAXONOMIC DIVERSITY, NEW ZEALAND: HENDY, Austin J.W., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, Box 0013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, hendya@email.uc.edu
196-69:15 AM ESTIMATING ABSOLUTE DIVERSITY: HOW MANY DINOSAUR GENERA WERE THERE?: WANG, Steve C., Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, scwang@swarthmore.edu and DODSON, Peter, School of Veterinary Medicine, Univ of Pennsylvania, Dept of Animal Biology-Anatomy, 3800 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
196-79:30 AM IMPROVED ESTIMATES OF PHANEROZOIC MARINE DIVERSITY: ALROY, J.1, ABERHAN, M.2, BOTTJER, David J.3, FOOTE, Michael4, FÜRSICH, F.5, IVANY, Linda C.6, KIESSLING, W.2, MARSHALL, C.R.7, MILLER, A.I.8, and PATZKOWSKY, Mark E.9, (1) National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Univ of California, 735 State Street, Suite 300, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, alroy@nceas.ucsb.edu, (2) Institute of Paleontology, Humboldt Univ, Museum of Natural History, Invalidenstr. 43, Berlin, 10115, Germany, (3) Department of Earth Sciences, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, (4) Department of the Geophysical Sciences, The Univ of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, (5) Institute of Paleontology, Univ of Wuerzburg, Pleicherwall 1, Wuerzburg, 97070, Germany, (6) Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse Univ, Syracuse, NY 13244, (7) Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard Univ, 20 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, (8) Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Building, Cincinnati, OH 45221, (9) Pennsylvania State Univ, 539 Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802-2714
 9:45 AM Break
196-810:00 AM ESTIMATING LACUSTRINE SPECIES DIVERSITY: PARK, Lisa E., Dept. Geology, Univ. of Akron, 252 Buchtel Commons, Akron, OH 44325-4101, lepark@uakron.edu and GIERLOWSKI-KORDESCH, Elizabeth H., Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, 316 Clippinger Labs, Athens, OH 45701-2979
196-910:15 AM NEW AND REFINED DATA ON ORDOVICIAN TO EARLY SILURIAN CRINOIDS YIELD A REVISED MACROEVOLUTIONARY HISTORY: AUSICH, William I., Department of Geological Sciences, The Ohio State Univ, 275 Mendenhall Lab, 125 S. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, ausich.1@osu.edu and PETERS, Shanan E., Geological Sciences, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
196-1010:30 AM SUBSTRATE AFFINITY AND DIVERSITY DYNAMICS IN BENTHIC MARINE ANIMALS: FOOTE, Michael, Department of the Geophysical Sciences, The Univ of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, mfoote@uchicago.edu
196-1110:45 AM NEW QUANTITATIVE ANALYSES OF THE STRATIGRAPHIC RECORD: IMPLICATIONS FOR PALEOBIOLOGY: PETERS, Shanan E., Museum of Paleontology and Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, shananp@umich.edu
196-1211:00 AM GLOBAL MACROEVOLUTIONARY RATES FOR BRACHIOPODS DRIVEN BY FATE OF STENOTOPIC GENERA DURING THE LATE PALEOZOIC ICE AGE: POWELL, Matthew G., Morton K. Blaustein Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins Univ, Baltimore, MD 21218, powell@jhu.edu
196-1311:15 AM ECOLOGICAL DISPARITY OF DEEP-SUBTIDAL, SOFT-SUBSTRATE ASSEMBLAGES DURING THE CAMBRIAN THROUGH DEVONIAN: NOVACK-GOTTSHALL, Philip M., Department of Geosciences, State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118, pnovackg@westga.edu
196-1411:30 AM ARE SECULAR TRENDS IN TIERING, MOTILITY, AND PREDATION REAL? QUANTIFYING AND TESTING CHANGES IN ECOSPACE USE BETWEEN THE PALEOZOIC AND CENOZOIC: BUSH, Andrew M., Department of Invertebrate Paleontology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard Univ, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 and BAMBACH, Richard K., Botanical Museum, Harvard Univ, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, rbambach@oeb.harvard.edu
196-1511:45 AM PHANEROZOIC INCREASES IN ALPHA DIVERSITY AND EVENNESS: LINKED CONSEQUENCES OF INCREASED ECOSPACE USE: BUSH, Andrew M., Department of Invertebrate Paleontology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard Univ, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, abush@fas.harvard.edu and BAMBACH, Richard K., Botanical Museum, Harvard Univ, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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