Rocky Mountain Section - 57th Annual Meeting (May 2325, 2005)
Session No. 7 Monday, May 23, 2005
1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Mesa State College: Weldon Lecture Hall

T7. Paleoenvironments and Paleoecology of the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of the Western U.S.

John R. Foster and Stephen T. Hasiotis, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
7-11:00 PM RECENT DISCOVERIES FROM THE MORRISON FORMATION OF NORTH EAST WYOMING: SUNDELL, Craig A., Midwest Paleontological Institute, 1530 Learnard, Lawrence, KS 66044, del05@sunflower.com.
7-21:15 PM STRATIGRAPHY OF THE UPPER JURASSIC MORRISON FORMATION, CHAMA BASIN, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO: HUNT, Adrian P. and LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Nat History & Sci, 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375, ahunt@nmmnh.state.nm.us
7-31:30 PM MAGNETOSTRATIGRAPHY OF THE MORRISON FORMATION, NORTHERN BIGHORN BASIN, WYOMING: WILBORN, Brooke K., School of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072, paleochick@ou.edu.
7-41:45 PM CLAY MINERALOGY OF THE MORRISON FORMATION: UTILITY IN PALEOENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATIONS AND TEMPORAL CORRELATIONS: TRUJILLO, Kelli C., Laramie County Community College, Laramie, WY 82072, kellitrujillo@mac.com.
 2:00 PM Break
7-52:15 PM VERTEBRATE ICHNOFOSSILS FROM THE UPPER JURASSIC STUMP TO MORRISON FORMATIONAL TRANSITION--FLAMING GORGE RESERVOIR, UT: BILBEY, Sue Ann1, MICKELSON, Debra L.2, HALL, J. Evan1, MADSEN, Scott K.3, TODD, Chauncie4, and KIRKLAND, James I.5, (1) Uinta Paleontological Associates Inc, P. O. Box 223, 2660 West 1500 North, Vernal, UT 84078, uinpaleo@easilink.com, (2) Geological Sciences, Univ of Colorado at Boulder, 9151 E 29th Ave, Denver, CO 80238, (3) National Park Service, Dinosaur National Monument, Jensen, UT 84035, (4) Vernal, UT 84078, (5) State Paleontologist, Utah Geol Survey, 1594 West North Temple, P.O. Box 146100, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100
7-62:30 PM PALEOENVIRONMENTAL AND STRATIGRAPHIC IMPLICATIONS OF AUTHIGENIC CLAY DISTRIBUTIONS IN MORRISON FORMATION DEPOSITS, BIGHORN BASIN, WYOMING: JENNINGS, Debra S., Department of Geology, Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, debraj@ku.edu.
7-72:45 PM DEPOSITIONAL SYSTEM OF THE UPPER JURASSIC BRUSHY BASIN MEMBER OF THE MORRISON FORMATION, FOUR CORNERS REGION, USA: LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Nat History & Sci, 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375, slucas@nmmnh.state.nm.us and TANNER, Lawrence H., Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg Univ, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
7-83:00 PM USING ICHNOFOSSILS AND ICHNOCOENOSES TO INTERPRET PALEOENVIRONMENTAL AND PALEOECOLOGICAL SETTINGS OF THE UPPER JURASSIC MORRISON FORMATION, WESTERN INTERIOR BASIN, USA: HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Geology, The Univ of Kansas, 120 Lindley Hall, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, hasiotis@ku.edu.
7-93:15 PM DISTRIBUTION OF PTEROSAUR SPECIMENS IN THE MORRISON FORMATION (LATE JURASSIC) OF NORTH AMERICA: KING, Lorin and FOSTER, John, Dept of Math and Sciences, Louisiana Delta Community College, 1201 Bayou Drive, Monroe, LA 71203, fossilgeek@hotmail.com
 3:30 PM Discussion
 3:45 PM Break
7-104:00 PM A PARTIAL SKELETON OF GONIOPHOLIS FROM THE BRUSHY BASIN MEMBER OF THE MORRISON FORMATION: HUPS, Kent M., FOSTER, John, and LOCKLEY, Martin, Museum of Western Colorado, PO BOX 20000, Grand Junction, 81502, kenthups@comcast.net
7-114:15 PM PALEOECOLOGY OF PTEROSAURS FROM THE LOWER MORRISON FORMATION IN CENTRAL WYOMING: CONNELY, Melissa V., Geology, Casper College, 125 College Dr, Casper, WY 82601, mconnely@caspercollege.edu.
7-124:30 PM ONTOGENETIC CHANGE IN THE MANDIBLE OF LATE JURASSIC NORTH AMERICAN GONIOPHOLIS (NEOSUCHIA, CROCODYLIFORMES): FOSTER, John R., Museum of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 20000, Grand Junction, CO 81502, jfoster@westcomuseum.org.
7-134:45 PM A REVIEW OF MORRISON FORMATION PALEOGEOGRAPHY AND TESTS FOR TIME-TRANSGRESSION AND FAUNAL PROVINCIALISM: HARRIS, Jerald D., Science Department, Dixie State College, 225 South 700 East, St. George, UT 84770, jharris@dixie.edu.

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