Northeastern Section - 40th Annual Meeting (March 1416, 2005)
Session No. 22 Tuesday, March 15, 2005
1:00 PM-4:50 PM, Prime Hotel and Conference Center: Affirmed/Man O'War Room

T8. Sequence Stratigraphic Approaches to Paleobiologic and Sedimentologic Investigations of Lower Paleozoic Strata of the Northern Appalachians

Alex Bartholomew and Sean Cornell, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
22-11:00 PM THE MOTIF OF DEPOSITIONAL SEQUENCES ACROSS A CARBONATE-TO-CLASTIC, ACTIVE FORELAND PROFILE: EXAMPLES FROM THE MIDDLE PALEOZOIC APPALACHIAN BASIN: MCLAUGHLIN, Patrick and BRETT, Carlton E., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, pimclau@hotmail.com
22-21:20 PM SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHIC COMPARISONS OF THE BLACK RIVER-TRENTON BOUNDARY INTERVAL: IMPLICATIONS FOR TACONIC FORELAND BASIN DYNAMICS: CORNELL, Sean, Department of Geology, Juniata College, 1700 Moore Street, Huntingdon, PA 16652, cornell@juniata.edu, BRETT, Carlton E., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, H.N. Fisk Laboratory of Sedimentology, 500 Geology Physics Building, Cincinnati, OH 45221, and MCLAUGHLIN, Patrick, Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
22-31:40 PM PRELIMINARY SEQUENCE AND EVENT STRATIGRAPHIC CORRELATIONS WITHIN THE HELDERBERG GROUP (SILURIAN DEVONIAN) BETWEEN NEW YORK AND THE CENTRAL APPALACHIAN BASIN: EBERT, James R., Earth Sciences Department, SUNY College at Oneonta, Ravine Pkwy, Oneonta, NY 13820-4015, Ebertjr@oneonta.edu and MATTESON, Damon K., Earth Sciences Department, SUNY College at Oneonta, Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820-4015
22-42:00 PM SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHY OF MIDDLE DEVONIAN (LATEST EIFELIAN-EARLY GIVETIAN) DEPOSITS IN SOUTWESTERN ONTARIO, NORTHERN OHIO AND NEW YORK: IMPLICATIONS INTERBASINAL CORRELATION: BARTHOLOMEW, Alex, Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, P. O. Box 0013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, alexbartholomew_geo@hotmail.com and BRETT, Carl
22-52:20 PM QUANTIFYING SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHIC ARCHITECTURE USING FOSSIL ASSEMBLAGE DATA: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN OF NEW YORK STATE: SESSA, Jocelyn, Geoscience, Pennsylvania State Univ, 534 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, jsessa@psu.edu.
 2:40 PM Break
22-63:00 PM TESTING FOR FAUNAL STABILITY ACROSS A REGIONAL BIOTIC TRANSITION: QUANTIFYING STASIS AND VARIATION AMONG RECURRING CORAL BIOFACIES IN THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN APPALACHIAN BASIN: BONELLI, James R. Jr, Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, jbonelli@geosc.psu.edu.
22-73:20 PM SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHY, FOSSIL ASSOCIATIONS, AND DIVERSITY IN THE PALEOZOIC APPALACHIAN BASIN: BRETT, Carlton1, BARTHOLOMEW, Alex2, and MCLAUGHLIN, Patrick1, (1) Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, carlton.brett@uc.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, P. O. Box 0013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
22-83:50 PM EARLY ORIGIN OF SHALE FABRIC BY GRAVITATIONAL COMPACTION OF FLOCCULATED CLAY: BLOOD, David R., Dept. of Science, Mathmatics, Engineering, and Technology, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY 14701, Lash@fredonia.edu and LASH, Gary G., Department of Geosciences, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY 14063
22-94:10 PM CHARACTERIZING FLOODPLAIN VEGETATION FROM PLANT ROOT TRACE PATTERNS: CATSKILL FORMATION (UPPER DEVONIAN): APGAR, Jeremy D., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Susquehanna Univ, 514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, PA 17870, apgar@susqu.edu and ELICK, Jennifer M., Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Susquehanna Univ, 514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, PA 17870
22-104:30 PM PALYNOFACIES ANALYSIS AND BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC CORRELATION ACROSS THE DEVONIAN CATSKILL FRONT: BECK, John H., Paleobotany Laboratory, Weston Observatory of Boston College, 381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493, beckjo@bc.edu, VER STRAETEN, Charles A., New York State Museum, The State Education Dept, Albany, NY 12230, and STROTHER, Paul K., Geology & Geophysics, Boston College, Paleobotanical Laboratory at Weston Observatory, 381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493

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