Rocky Mountain (56th Annual) and Cordilleran (100th Annual) Joint Meeting (May 3–5, 2004)
Session No. 21 Tuesday, May 4, 2004
7:50 AM-12:00 PM, Boise Centre on the Grove: The Summit

S5. Paleontology and Geology of the Missouri River: Following the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark I

James E. Martin and David C. Parris, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 7:50 AM Introduction—Dr. Charles P. Ruch, President, SD School of Mines and Technology
21-18:00 AM GEOLOGY AND PALEONTOLOGY RECORDED BY THE CORPS OF DISCOVERY, INCLUDING THE FIRST FOSSIL REPTILE FROM THE AMERICAN WEST: PARRIS, David C., Bureau of Natural History, New Jersey State Museum, P.O. 530, Trenton, NJ, 08625-530, david.parris@sos.state.nj.us and SHELTON, Sally Y., National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0107
21-28:20 AM REVISED STRATIGRAPHY OF THE LOWER PIERRE SHALE (UPPER CRETACEOUS) OF CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA: MARTIN, James E., Museum of Geology, SD School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701, james.martin@sdsmt.edu, BERTOG, Janet L., Department of Physics and Geology, Northern Kentucky Univ, Highland Heights, KY 41099, and PARRIS, David C., Bureau of Natural History, New Jersey State Museum, P.O. 530, Trenton, NJ, 08625-530
21-38:40 AM BENTONITE CORRELATION OF THE PIERRE SHALE OF SOUTH DAKOTA: BERTOG, Janet L., Physics and Geology, Northern Kentucky Univ, SC 243, Nunn Dr, Highland Heights, KY 41099, bertogj@nku.edu.
21-49:00 AM STRATIGRAPHY AND PALEOECOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE PIERRE SHALE ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER (CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA): HANCZARYK, Paul A., New Jersey Department of Transportation, Bureau of Materials, PO Box 607, Trenton, NJ 08625-0607, paul.hanczaryk@dot.state.nj.us and GALLAGHER, William B., Bureau of Natural History, New Jersey State Museum, P.O. 530, Trenton, NJ, 08625-530
21-59:20 AM RARE EARTH ELEMENT ANALYSIS (REE) OF FOSSIL VERTEBRATES IN THE PIERRE SHALE: PALEOENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: PATRICK, Doreena, Earth and Environmental Science, Univ of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, doreena@sas.upenn.edu and GRANDSTAFF, D.E., Geology, Temple Univ, Beury Hall Rm. 303, Philadelphia, PA 19122
21-69:40 AM GEOLOGICAL STRUCTURES AND TIMING CONSTRAINTS ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER, CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA: SAWYER, J. Foster, South Dakota Geological Survey, 2050 West Main, Rapid City, SD 57702, foster.sawyer@state.sd.us and MARTIN, James E., Museum of Geology, SD School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701
 10:00 AM Break
21-710:20 AM NANNOFOSSILS AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE UPPER UNIT OF THE CROW CREEK MEMBER, PIERRE SHALE (UPPER CRETACEOUS), CROW CREEK SIOUX INDIAN RESERVATION, CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA: CONCHEYRO, Andrea, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, cconchey@fibertel.com.ar and MARTIN, James E., Museum of Geology, SD School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701
21-810:40 AM A SHALLOW MARINE FAUNA FROM THE LATE CAMPANIAN DEGREY MEMBER OF THE PIERRE SHALE ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER, CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA: FOX, James E., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School Mines & Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701, James.Fox@sdsmt.edu.
21-911:00 AM FOSSIL FISH FROM THE CRETACEOUS OF THE WESTERN INTERIOR: CLARIFYING THE TAXONOMIC RECORD: PARRIS, David C.1, GRANDSTAFF, Barbara Smith2, and GALLAGHER, William B.1, (1) Bureau of Natural History, New Jersey State Museum, P.O. 530, Trenton, NJ, 08625-530, david.parris@sos.state.nj.us, (2) School of Veterinary Medicine, Univ of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
21-1011:20 AM THE FIRST MARINE REPTILE FROM THE AMERICAN WEST, A MOSASAUR: MOSASAURUS MISSOURIENSIS (HARLAN) 1834; ITS HISTORY, SOURCE AND OSTEOLOGY: MARTIN, James E., Museum of Geology, SD School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701, james.martin@sdsmt.edu.
21-1111:40 AM RARE EARTH ELEMENT (REE) ANALYSES OF FOSSIL VERTEBRATES IN THE PIERRE SHALE: FOSSIL PROVENIENCE: PATRICK, Doreena, Earth and Environmental Science, Univ of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, doreena@sas.upenn.edu, MARTIN, James E., Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701, PARRIS, David C., Natural History Bureau, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ 08625, and GRANDSTAFF, D.E., Geology, Temple Univ, Phila, PA 19122

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