North-Central Section - 39th Annual Meeting (May 19–20, 2005)
Session No. 17 Thursday, 19 May 2005
1:20 PM-5:00 PM, Radisson Metrodome: Regents Room

T8. Innovations in Paleontological Methods II: Novel Insights Into Terrestrial and Marine Depositional Systems Through Taphonomy and Ichnology

Timothy M. Demko and Raymond R. Rogers, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
17-11:20 PM PALEOECOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE CAMBRIAN EDRIOASTEROID ECHINODERM TOTIGLOBUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR UNUSUAL CAMBRIAN BODY PLANS: DOMKE, Kirk Lewis, Department of Geosciences, Univeristy of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P. O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, kldomke@uwm.edu and DORNBOS, Stephen Q., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Wisconsin, P.O.Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201
17-21:40 PM FORMATION OF ‘ABIOGENIC’ ANIMIKIE BASIN STROMATOLITES: PLANAVSKY, Noah, Lawrence Univ, Appleton, WI 54911, planavsn@lawrence.edu and SHAPIRO, Russell, Geology Department, Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN 50682
17-32:00 PM STROMATOLITES: A 3.5 BILLION YEAR ICHNOLOGIC RECORD: SHAPIRO, Russell S., Department of Geology, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 W. College Avenue, St Peter, MN 56082, rshapiro@gac.edu
17-42:20 PM GEOLOGIC CONTEXT IN TAPHONOMIC STUDIES: AN UNDER-APPRECIATED APPROACH TO TAPHONOMY AND GEOLOGY: EBERTH, David A., Sedimentary Geology, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Box 7500, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0, david.eberth@gov.ab.ca
17-52:40 PM AN EXPERIMENTAL AND FIELD-BASED APPROACH TO MICROVERTEBRATE BONEBED TAPHONOMY IN THE JUDITH RIVER FORMATION OF NORTH-CENTRAL MONTANA: BRADY, Mara1, ROGERS, Raymond1, and SHEETS, Benjamin2, (1) Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105, mbrady@macalester.edu, (2) ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, P.O. Box 2189, Houston, TX 77252
17-63:00 PM FINE-GRAINED DEBRIS FLOWS AND EXTRAORDINARY VERTEBRATE BURIALS IN THE LATE CRETACEOUS OF MADAGASCAR: ROGERS, Raymond, Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105, rogers@macalester.edu
 3:20 PM Break
17-73:40 PM TALES FROM THE DIGESTIVE TRACT: COPROLITES, INCLUDING STRANDS OF FECAL PELLETS, AND STACKED LINGULIDS INTERPRETED AS HAVING BEEN EXCRETED BY A LINGULID-EATING ORGANISM, FROM THE CHAGRIN SHALE (FAMENNIAN) OF NORTHEASTERN OHIO: HANNIBAL, Joseph T., JANEVSKI, G. Alex, and O'CONNOR, Gilbert M., Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106-1767, hannibal@cmnh.org
17-84:00 PM INTERPRETATION OF A DEVONIAN ENCRUSTED BRACHIOPOD ASSEMBLAGE: SOLON MEMBER, CEDAR VALLEY FORMATION, IOWA: WEBB, Amelinda E., Geology, Cornell College, 810 Commons Cir, Box 369, Mount Vernon, IA 52314, a-webb@cornellcollege.edu
17-94:20 PM FAUNAL DYNAMICS AND SYSTEMATICS OF DEPAUPERATE POST-EXTINCTION TRILOBITE FAUNAS, TERMINAL SKULLROCKIAN STAGE (LOWER ORDOVICIAN), GREAT BASIN: MONSON, Charles C., Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, charles-monson@uiowa.edu, ADRAIN, Jonathan M., Department of Geoscience, The University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, and WESTROP, Stephen R., Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and School of Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072
17-104:40 PM THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POPULATION ABUNDANCE AND SURVIVORSHIP: AN UNEXPECTED RESULT FROM THE P-TR EXTINCTION: LEIGHTON, Lindsey R., Department of Geological Sciences and Allison Center for Marine Research, San Diego State Univ, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182-1020, leighton@geology.sdsu.edu and SCHNEIDER, Chris L., Department of Geology, Appalachian State Univ, Boone, NC 28608

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