2005 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting (October 1619, 2005)
Session No. 186 Tuesday, 18 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 II (GSA Limnogeology Division)

Scott L. Wing, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
186-11:30 PM A DETAILED CLIMATE STUDY OF THE EARLY PALEOGENE LARAMIDE FORELAND: SEWALL, Jacob O. and SLOAN, Lisa Cirbus, Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, jsewall@pmc.ucsc.edu
186-21:45 PM INCREASED CARBON ISOTOPE DISCRIMINATION BY PLANTS DURING THE PETM: RECONCILING TERRESTRIAL AND MARINE CARBON ISOTOPE EXCURSIONS: SMITH, Francesca A.1, WING, Scott2, and FREEMAN, Katherine H.1, (1) Geosciences, Penn State University, 542 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, fsmith@geosc.psu.edu, (2) Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560
186-32:00 PM CARBON AND HYDROGEN ISOTOPIC COMPOSITIONS OF DECIDUOUS CONIFERS UNDER A CONTINUOUS-LIGHT ENVIRONMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE INTERPRETATION OF THE HIGH-LATITUDINAL PLANT ISOTOPE RECORD AT PETM: YANG, Hong1, EQUIZA, M. Alejandra2, JAGELS, Richard2, PAGANI, Mark3, and BRIGGS, Derek4, (1) Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, College of Arts and Sciences, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI 02917, hyang@bryant.edu, (2) Department of Forest Ecosystem Science, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, (3) Department of Geology & Geophysics, Yale Univ, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520, (4) Geology & Geophysics, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT 06520-8109
186-42:15 PM ESTIMATING PCO2 ACROSS THE PETM USING CARBON ISOTOPE RATIOS OF PALEOSOL CARBONATES AND ORGANIC MATTER FROM THE BIGHORN BASIN, WYOMING: FRICKE, Henry, Department of Geology, Colorado College, 14 E. Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, hfricke@coloradocollege.edu and BOWEN, Gabriel, Biology Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
186-52:30 PM OCEAN ACIDIFICATION AND ITS ENSUING RECOVERY DURING THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM AS CHRONICLED BY SPATIAL/TEMPORAL PATTERNS OF CARBONATE SEDIMENTATION IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC AND SOUTHERN OCEANS: KELLY, D.C.1, ZACHOS, J.C.2, SCHELLENBERG, S.A.3, NIELSEN, T.M.1, and MCCARREN, H.2, (1) Geology & Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, ckelly@geology.wisc.edu, (2) Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, (3) Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182
186-62:45 PM BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA AND EARLY EOCENE HYPERTHERMAL EVENTS (SE ATLANTIC OCEAN): THOMAS, Ellen, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan Univ, 265 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459-0139, ethomas@wesleyan.edu and MCCARREN, Heather, Exxon Mobil Corporation, 12450 Greenspoint Drive, Houston, TX 77060
 3:00 PM Break
186-73:15 PM Paper Withdrawn
186-83:30 PM MIDDLE EOCENE WARMING ON SEYMOUR ISLAND, ANTARCTICA: CONTINENTAL SHELF PALEOTEMPERATURES RECORDED IN MOLLUSCAN CARBONATES: IVANY, Linda C.1, LOHMANN, Kyger C.2, and HASIUK, Franciszek2, (1) Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, lcivany@syr.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
186-93:45 PM PALEOCENE-EOCENE CARBON ISOTOPE EXCURSION AND MAMMALIAN FAUNAL CHANGE IN THE HONEYCOMBS AREA OF THE SOUTHERN BIGHORN BASIN, WYOMING: YANS, Johan1, STRAIT, Suzanne G.2, SMITH, Thierry3, DUPUIS, Christian1, STEURBAUT, Etienne4, and GINGERICH, Philip D.5, (1) Fundamental and Applied Geology, Mons Engineering, Rue de Houdain 9, Mons, B7000, Belgium, (2) Biological Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, (3) Paleontology, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Rue Vautier 29, Brussels, B-1000, Belgium, (4) Department of Paleontology, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vautierstraat 29, Brussels, B-1000, Belgium, (5) Department of Geological Sciences and Museum of Paleontology, The Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079, gingeric@umich.edu
186-104:00 PM ABSENCE OF PRESERVED MANGANIFEROUS RHIZOLITHS WITHIN THE PETM INTERVAL AND ITS CLIMATIC IMPLICATIONS: WOODY, Daniel T., Geological Sciences, Univ of Colorado-Boulder, P.O. Box 399, Boulder, CO 80309, Daniel.Woody@colorado.edu, SMITH, Jon J., Department of Geology, The Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, KRAUS, Mary J., Dept of Geological Sciences, Univ. of Colorado, 399 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, and HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology and Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045
186-114:15 PM BIRDS (AVES) ACROSS THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE BOUNDARY: EVIDENCE FROM WYOMING: STIDHAM, Thomas A., Department of Biology, Texas A&M Univ, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3258, furcula@mail.bio.tamu.edu
186-124:30 PM Paper Withdrawn
186-134:45 PM LONG-TERM ORBITAL SCALE PALEOCEANOGRAPHIC VARIABILITY ACROSS THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE BOUNDARY IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC: INFERENCES FROM ISOTOPE AND GEOCHEMICAL CORE LOG DATA: MCCARREN, H.K.1, ZACHOS, J.C.1, ROEHL, U.2, and WESTERHOLD, Thomas2, (1) Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, mccarren@pmc.ucsc.edu, (2) Geosciences, Bremen Univ, DFG Research Center for Ocean Margins (RCOM), Bremen, 28334, Germany
186-145:00 PM SEARCHING NEW ZEALAND OUTCROPS FOR ELMO: NICOLO, Micah J., Earth Science, Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, micahn@rice.edu, DICKENS, Gerald R., Earth Science, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS 126, Houston, TX 77005, and HOLLIS, Chris, Institute of Geol and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

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