Northeastern Section (39th Annual) and Southeastern Section (53rd Annual) Joint Meeting (March 25–27, 2004)
Session No. 60 Saturday, March 27, 2004
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hilton McLean Tysons Corner: Lord Thomas Fairfax Room

Cenozoic to Recent Paleontology

Craig W. Oyen and Charles N. Ciampaglio, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
60-18:00 AM BIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF SELECT NEOGENE MELLITID ECHINOIDS FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S.: MORPHOLOGICAL VARIABILITY AND IMPLICATIONS FOR TAXONOMIC ASSIGNMENTS: OYEN, Craig W. and FUELLHART, Kurtis G., Geography & Earth Science, Shippensburg Univ, 1871 Old Main Dr, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299, cwoyen@ark.ship.edu
60-28:20 AM ASSESSING THE USEFULNESS OF LITERATURE-DERIVED ESTIMATES OF BODY SIZE: KRAUSE, Richard A. Jr1, STEMPIEN, Jennifer A.1, KOWALEWSKI, Michal1, and MILLER, Arnold I.2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rkrause@vt.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology Physics, Cincinnati, OH 45221
60-38:40 AM MICROBIAL BIOMINERALIZATION CONTRIBUTES TO EXCEPTIONAL PRESERVATION OF VERTEBRATE FOSSILS: SCHWEITZER, Mary H., Marine Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State Univ, Raleigh, NC 27695, Schweitzer@ncsu.edu, CHANNING, Alan C., and HORNER, John R., Earth Sciences, Montana State Univ - Bozeman, Traphagen Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717
60-49:00 AM COMATULID CRINOIDS FROM THE CASTLE HAYNE LIMESTONE, SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA: CIAMPAGLIO, Charles N., Geology, Wright State Univ, 7600 State Route 703, Celina, OH 45822, chuck.ciampaglio@wright.edu and WEAVER, Patricia G, Paleontology, North Carolina Museum of Nat History, 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
 9:20 AM Break
60-59:40 AM QUANTIFYING GEOGRAPHIC VARIABILITY OF A LINEAGE: THE GEOMETRIC MORPHOSPACE OF MULINIA : STEMPIEN, J.A., Geological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, jstempie@vt.edu and KOWALEWSKI, Michal, Department of Geological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
60-610:00 AM LATE PLIOCENE REEF CORAL ASSOCIATIONS FROM THE HOPEGATE FORMATION OF NORTHERN JAMAICA: STEMANN, Thomas A., Department of Geography and Geology, Univ of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, 7, Jamaica, tstemann@yahoo.com, DONOVAN, Stephen K., Department of Palaeontology, Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Darwinweg 2, Postbus 9517, Leiden, NL-2300 RA, Netherlands, and PORTELL, Roger W., FL Museum of Nat History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
60-710:20 AM TIME AVERAGING ON A SHALLOW SUBTROPICAL SHELF: THE SEARCH FOR A TAPHONOMIC CLOCK: BARBOUR WOOD, Susan L.1, KRAUSE, Richard A. Jr2, KOWALEWSKI, Michal2, WEHMILLER, John F.3, and SIMOES, Marcello G.4, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420, susanwood@vt.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, (3) Geology Dept, Univ of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, (4) Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Distrito de Rubião Junior, CP. 510, 18.610-000, Botucatu
60-810:40 AM USING GEOCHEMICAL AND TAPHONOMIC SIGNATURES OF FRESHWATER MUSSEL SHELLS TO EXPLORE INDUSTRY-RELATED EXTIRPATIONS IN THE NORTH FORK HOLSTON RIVER, VA: BROWN, Megan E., Geological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, mebrown@vt.edu, KOWALEWSKI, Michal, Department of Geological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, CHERRY, Donald S., Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 2006 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, NEVES, Richard J., Fisheries and Wildlife Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 100 Cheatham Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, and SCHREIBER, Madeline E., Dept of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
60-911:00 AM SYSTEMATICS OF THE GENUS STREPTACIS (GASTROPODA: HETEROSTROPHA): CAMPBELL, Matthew R., Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana Univ - Bloomington, 1001 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405-1403, ecphora@indiana.edu.

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