2005 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting (October 16–19, 2005)
Session No. 117 Monday, 17 October 2005
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Salt Palace Convention Center: Ballroom E

T116. Causes and Effects of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum and Other Paleogene Hyperthermal Events I (GSA Limnogeology Division)

Scott L. Wing, Presiding
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117-11:30 PM ASTRONOMICAL PACING OF LATE PALAEOCENE TO EARLY EOCENE GLOBAL WARMING EVENTS: LOURENS, Lucas J., Faculty of Geosciences, Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, Budapestlaan 4, Utrecht 3584 CD Netherlands, llourens@geo.uu.nl
117-21:45 PM THE THIRD AND FINAL EARLY EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM: CHARACTERISTICS, TIMING, AND MECHANISMS OF THE "X" EVENT: ROEHL, Ursula1, WESTERHOLD, Thomas1, MONECHI, Simonetta2, THOMAS, Ellen3, ZACHOS, James C.4, and DONNER, Barbara1, (1) DFG Research Center for Ocean Margins (RCOM), Bremen University, Leobener Strasse, Bremen, 28359, Germany, uroehl@marum.de, (2) Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Via La Pira 4, Firenze, 50121, Italy, (3) Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan Univ, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459-0139, (4) Earth Sciences Department, University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), Earth and Marine Sciences Building, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
117-32:00 PM NEW HIGH-RESOLUTION CHRONOLOGY FROM THE FIRST COMPLETE LATE PALEOCENE – EARLY EOCENE MARINE RECORDS FROM WALVIS RIDGE: DURATION OF CHRON C24R AND NEW CONSTRAINTS ON THE TIMING OF EARLY EOCENE GLOBAL WARMING EVENTS: WESTERHOLD, Thomas1, ROEHL, Ursula1, LASKAR, Jacques2, BOWLES, Julie3, RAFFI, Isabella4, and ZACHOS, J.C.5, (1) DFG Research Center for Ocean Margins (RCOM), Bremen University, Leobener Strasse, Bremen, 28359, Germany, tho@uni-bremen.de, (2) Astronomie et Systèmes Dynamiques, IMCCE-CNRS UMR8028, 77 Av. Denfert-Rochereau, Paris, 75014, France, (3) Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC0208, La Jolla, CA 92093, (4) Facoltà di Scienze, Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, Università "G. d'Annunzio" di Chieti, Campus Universitario Madonna delle Piane, Via dei Vestini 31, Chieti Scalo, 66013, Italy, (5) Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
117-42:15 PM THE WATER CYCLE OF THE PETM: EVIDENCE IN HAND AND THE DATA WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE: BOWEN, Gabriel J., Biology Department, Univ of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, gbowen@biology.utah.edu
117-52:30 PM ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN CO2 DISEQUILIBRIUM AND THE HYDROLOGIC RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE DURING THE PETM: AN ARCTIC PERSPECTIVE: PAGANI, Mark1, PEDENTCHOUK, Nikolai1, HUBER, Matthew2, SLUIJS, Appy3, SCHOUTEN, Stefan4, BRINKHUIS, Henk5, SINNINGHE DAMSTÉ, Jaap4, and DICKENS, Gerald6, (1) Department of Geology & Geophysics, Yale Univ, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520, mark.pagani@yale.edu, (2) Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department and the Purdue Climate Change Research Center, Purdue University, 550 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906, (3) Department of Palaeoecology, Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Utrecht University, Budapestlaan 4, Utrecht, 3584 CD, Netherlands, (4) Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Netherlands Institute for Sea Rsch, PO BOX 59, Den Burg, 1790 AB, Netherlands, (5) Palaeoecology; Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Budapestlaan 4, Utrecht, 3584CD, Netherlands, (6) Earth Science, Rice Univ, MS-126, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005
117-62:45 PM ENHANCED CONTINENTAL WEATHERING AND PEDOGENESIS ACROSS THE PALEOCENE/EOCENE BOUNDARY IN THE U.S. WESTERN INTERIOR (NORTH DAKOTA): CLECHENKO, Elizabeth R.1, KELLY, D.C.1, STILES, C.A.2, HARRINGTON, G.J.3, and VALLEY, J.W.1, (1) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53706, liz@geology.wisc.edu, (2) Soil Science Department, Univ of Wisconsin - Madison, 1525 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1299, (3) Earth Sciences Department, University of Birmingham, Aston Webb Building, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
 3:00 PM Break
117-73:15 PM QUANTIFYING LIMITS ON EXTINCTION AND DIVERSIFICATION RATES DURING RAPID CLIMATE CHANGE EVENTS: CALCAREOUS NANNOPLANKTON AT THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM: GIBBS, Samantha J., School of Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton, SO14 3ZH, United Kingdom, sxg@noc.soton.ac.uk, BRALOWER, Timothy J., Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State Univiversity, University Park, PA 16802, and BOWN, Paul, Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
117-83:30 PM FLORISTIC CHANGES AT THE PETM IN THE NEOTROPICS: JARAMILLO, Carlos A., CTPA, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843 - 03092, Balboa, 0843 - 03092, Panama, jaramilloc@si.edu, RODRIGUEZ, Guillermo, Geologia, Universidad Eafit, Medellin, Colombia, BRENAC, Patrice, Brenac Consultants, London, United Kingdom, and RUEDA, Milton, Paleoflora/Instituto Colombiano del Petroleo, Bucaramanga, Colombia
117-93:45 PM EXTREME WARMING OF THE MID-LATITUDE COASTAL OCEAN DURING THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM: INFERENCES FROM TEX86 AND ISOTOPE DATA: ZACHOS, James C.1, SCHOUTEN, Stefan2, BOHATY, Steven3, QUATTLEBAUM, Thomas3, SLUIJS, Appy4, BRINKHUIS, Henk5, and SLOAN, Lisa C.1, (1) Earth Sciences Dept, University of California, Santa Cruz, Earth & Marine Sciences Building, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, jzachos@es.ucsc.edu, (2) Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, Netherlands, (3) Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, (4) Botanical Palaeobotany, Utrecht Univ, Utrecht, Netherlands, (5) Palaeoecology; Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Budapestlaan 4, Utrecht, 3584CD, Netherlands
117-104:00 PM ABRUPT CLIMATIC AND SEA LEVEL CHANGES ACROSS THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE BOUNDARY, AS RECORDED IN AN ANCIENT COASTAL PLAIN SETTING (PYRENEES, SPAIN): PUJALTE, Victoriano, Department of Stratigraphy and Paleontology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country, Barrio de Sarriena s/n, Leioa, Bilbao, E-48080, Spain, victoriano.pujalte@ehu.es and SCHMITZ, Birger, Department of Geology, University of Lund, Sölvegatan 12, Lund, SE-22362, Sweden
117-114:15 PM TRANSIENT DRYING DURING THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM (PETM): ANALYSIS OF PALEOSOLS IN THE BIGHORN BASIN, WYOMING: KRAUS, Mary J. and RIGGINS, Susan, Dept of Geological Sciences, Univ. of Colorado, 399 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, mary.kraus@colorado.edu
117-124:30 PM INTRUSIVE VOLCANIC ACTIVITY CAUSING INITIAL EOCENE GLOBAL WARMING BY EXPLOSIVE RELEASE OF LARGE VOLUMES OF GREENHOUSE GASES FROM METAMORPHIC AUREOLES: PLANKE, Sverre1, SVENSEN, Henrik2, MALTHE-SØRENSEN, Anders2, JAMTVEIT, Bjørn2, MYKLEBUS, Reidun3, REY, Sebastian S.4, and EIDEM, Torfinn R.1, (1) VBPR, Oslo Research Park, oslo, 0349, Norway, planke@vbpr.no, (2) PGP, University of Oslo, PO BOX 1048 - Blindern, Oslo, 0316, Norway, (3) Kjemisk Institutt, Universitetet i Bergen, Realfagbygget, Allegaten 41, Bergen, 5007, Norway, (4) Norway
117-134:45 PM A CONTINENTAL SCENARIO FOR THE PETM: PEAT/COAL CAPACITOR, OROGENIC/CLIMATIC TRIGGER: WING, Scott L., Dept. Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, MRC121, Washington, DC 20560, wings@si.edu
117-145:00 PM Paper Withdrawn

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