Rocky Mountain (56th Annual) and Cordilleran (100th Annual) Joint Meeting (May 3–5, 2004)
Session No. 20 Tuesday, May 4, 2004
7:50 AM-12:00 PM, Boise Centre on the Grove: Cottonwood

S3. Building the Global Geologic Time Scale I

Cinzia Cervato and Bruce R. Wardlaw, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 7:50 AM Introductory Remarks
20-18:00 AM CHRONOS NETWORK FOR EARTH SYSTEM HISTORY: INTEGRATED DATABASES AND TOOLKITS ACCESSIBLE THROUGH A COMMON PORTAL - WWW.CHRONOS.ORG: CERVATO, Cinzia1, BOWRING, Samuel A.2, FILS, Doug1, HINNOV, Linda3, HUBER, Brian4, LECKIE, Mark5, MARSHALL, Charles6, OGG, James G.7, SADLER, Peter8, and WARDLAW, Bruce R.9, (1) Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State Univ, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, cinzia@iastate.edu, (2) Dept. Earth and Planetary Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, (3) Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins Univ, Baltimore, MD 21218, (4) Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012 NHB MRC 121, Washington, DC 20013, (5) Dept. of Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, (6) Dept. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard Univ, Hoffman 109, Cambridge, MA 02138, (7) Purdue Univ, 1397 Civil Engineering, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1397, (8) Dept. of Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Geology Building 1448, Riverside, CA 92521, (9) United States Geol Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 926A, Reston, VA 20192
20-28:20 AM RADIO-ISOTOPIC CALIBRATION OF THE PHANEROZOIC GEOLOGICAL TIMESCALE: PROBLEMS OF ACCURACY, PRECISION AND BIAS: METCALFE, Ian, Asia Centre, Univ of New England, Armidale NSW 2351 Australia, imetcalf@pobox.une.edu.au.
20-38:40 AM ID-TIMS U-PB ZIRCON GEOCHRONOLOGY: ITS MODERN MANIFESTATION AND FUTURE APPLICATION TO GEOLOGICAL TIME SCALE CALIBRATION: SCHMITZ, Mark D., Department of Geosciences, Boise State Univ, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, markschmitz@boisestate.edu.
20-49:00 AM PHANEROZOIC TIMESCALE BASED ON TETRAPOD BIOCHRONOLOGY: LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Nat History & Sci, 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375, slucas@nmmnh.state.nm.us.
20-59:20 AM HIMALAYAN AND TIBETAN GLACIAL CHRONOLOGIES: PROBLEMS, APPROACHES AND CURRENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE: OWEN, Lewis Andrew, Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Riverside, CA 92521, Lewis.Owen@ucr.edu.
20-69:40 AM THE AGE OF THE MAROON LOESSITE (COLORADO), AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RESOLVING HIGH-FREQUENCY CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE LATE PALEOZOIC ICEHOUSE: SOREGHAN, Gerilyn S., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, lsoreg@ou.edu, HAMILTON, Michael A., Geology, Univ of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3B1, FANNING, C. Mark, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National Univ, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia, SOREGHAN, Michael J., School of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, 100 East Boyd Street, Norman, OK 73019-1009, LINK, Paul K., Geosciences, Idaho State Univ, Campus Box 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209, TRAMP, Kristy L., Earth Sciences, Rice Univ, Houston, TX, and ELMORE, R. Douglas, School of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, 100 E. Boyd St, Norman, OK 73019
 10:00 AM Break
20-710:20 AM STRATIGRAPHY AND LAGENIDE FORAMINIFERAL EXTINCTION IN THE PERMIAN-TRIASSIC BOUNDARY INTERVAL, WESTERN TETHYS (TURKEY AND ITALY): GROVES, John, Earth Science, Univ of Northern Iowa, 121 Latham Hall, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, john.groves@uni.edu, BOYCE, Matthew D., Earth Science and Environmental Programs, Univ of Northern Iowa, Latham Hall 121, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, ALTINER, Demir, Department of Geological Engineering, Middle East Technical Univ, Ankara, 06531, Turkey, and RETTORI, Roberto, Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Piazza Università, Perugia, 06123, Italy
20-810:40 AM LITHOLOGY OF THE BULLA MEMBER (BELLEROPHON FORMATION) IN THE PERMIAN-TRIASSIC BOUNDARY INTERVAL (SOUTHERN ALPS, ITALY): BOYCE, Matthew D.1, GROVES, John R.1, and RETTORI, Roberto2, (1) Department of Earth Science, Univ of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335, mattboyce@cfu.net, (2) Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Piazza Università, Perugia, 06123, Italy
20-911:00 AM EVENT SUCCESSION IN MARINE AND CONTINENTAL BEDS AROUND THE PERMIAN-TRIASSIC BOUNDARY (PTB): KOZUR, Heinz W., Rezsu u. 83, Budapest H-1029 Hungary, kozurh@helka.iif.hu.
20-1011:20 AM BUILDING AN INTERNATIONAL PERMIAN SYSTEM AND ITS CORRELATION IN THE USA: WARDLAW, Bruce R., US Geol Survey, 926A National Ctr, Reston, VA 20192-0001, bwardlaw@usgs.gov.
20-1111:40 AM NEW PERMIAN COLD WATER CONODONT FAUNAS FROM THE TETHYAN GONDWANAN MARGIN OF AUSTRALIA: NICOLL, Robert S., Department of Earth and Marine Science, Australian National Univ, Canberra, ACT 0200 Australia, bnicoll@goldweb.com.au.

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