2006 Philadelphia Annual Meeting (2225 October 2006)
Session No. 18 Sunday, 22 October 2006
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Pennsylvania Convention Center: 204 C

T107. The EARTHTIME Project I

Samuel A. Bowring and Douglas H. Erwin, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
18-18:00 AM EARTHTIME: A COMMUNITY-BASED EFFORT TOWARDS HIGH-PRECISION SEQUENCING OF EARTH HISTORY: BOWRING, Samuel A.1, ERWIN, Doug2, PARRISH, Randall3, CONDON, Daniel3, CROWLEY, James1, RAMEZANI, Jahandar1, SCHOENE, Robert1, SADLER, Peter4, HEIZLER, Matt5, and JOHNSON, Kirk6, (1) Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, sbowring@MIT.EDU, (2) Dept of Paleobiology, MRC-121, Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, (3) British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom, (4) Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, (5) New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, (6) Department of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature & Sci, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205
18-28:15 AM POTENTIAL RESOLVING POWER OF CALIBRATED BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC TIME LINES FOR PALEOZOIC DEEP TIME: SADLER, Peter, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Geology Building 1448, Riverside, CA 92521, psadler@ucr.edu, COOPER, Roger, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, PO Box 30-368, Lower Hutt, 6315, New Zealand, and MELCHIN, Michael, Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS B2G 2V5, Canada
18-38:35 AM ABRUPTNESS OF THE MARINE END-PERMIAN EXTINCTION EVENT IN SOUTH CHINA EVIDENT IN LARGER DATA SETS WITH INCREASED RESOLVING POWER: WANG, Yue1, SADLER, Peter2, SHEN, Shuzhong3, CROWLEY, James4, CAO, Changqun5, HENDERSON, Charles6, WANG, Wei5, SHANG, Qinghua7, and BOWRING, Samuel8, (1) LPS, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 39 East Beijing Road, Nanjing, 210008, China, yuewang@nigpas.ac.cn, (2) Dept. of Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Geology Building 1448, Riverside, CA 92521, (3) State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, 39 East Beijing Road, Nanjing, 210008, China, (4) Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, (5) Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, 210008, China, (6) Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, (7) IVPP, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 10000, (8) Dept. Earth, Atm. & Planet. Sci, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139
18-48:50 AM LATE CRETACEOUS RUDIST BIVALVES AND CARBONATE PLATFORMS: RATES OF EVOLUTION AND TIMING OF EVENTS CORRELATED BY STRONTIUM-ISOTOPE STRATIGRAPHY: STEUBER, Thomas, Petroleum Geoscience, The Petroleum Institute, P.O. Box 2533, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates, tsteuber@pi.ac.ae
18-59:05 AM NEW HIGH-PRECISION ID-TIMS U-PB ZIRCON CONSTRAINTS ON THE DURATIONS OF PENNSYLVANIAN LOWER PERMIAN (CISURALIAN) STAGES: SCHMITZ, Mark, DAVYDOV, Vladimir, SNYDER, Walter S., and NORTHRUP, CJ, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, markschmitz@boisestate.edu
18-69:20 AM NEW RADIOMETRIC AGES FROM THE CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION, UTAH AND THE CLOVERLY FORMATION, WYOMING: IMPLICATIONS FOR CONTAINED DINOSAUR FAUNAS: BURTON, Darrin1, GREENHALGH, Brent W.1, BRITT, Brooks B.1, KOWALLIS, Bart J.1, ELLIOTT, William S. Jr2, and BARRICK, Reese3, (1) Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, darrinburton@hotmail.com, (2) Geology, Southern Oregon Univ, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520, (3) College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum, Price, UT 84501
18-79:35 AM ASTRONOMICAL CALIBRATION OF GEOLOGICAL TIME AND INTERCALIBRATION WITH 40AR/39AR AND U/PB DATING: HILGEN, Frederik J.1, KRIJGSMAN, Wout1, KUIPER, Klaudia F.1, LOURENS, Lucas J.1, and WIJBRANS, Jan R.2, (1) Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, Budapestlaan 4, Utrecht, 3584 CD, Netherlands, fhilgen@geo.uu.nl, (2) Isotope Geochemistry, Free University, De Boelelaan 1085, Amsterdam, 1085 HV, Netherlands
 9:55 AM Break
18-810:10 AM GEOCHRONOLOGY CONSTRAINING EVOLUTIONARY AND ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES AT THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE BOUNDARY: KOCH, Paul L., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, pkoch@pmc.ucsc.edu and GINGERICH, Philip D., Department of Geological Sciences and Museum of Paleontology, The Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079
18-910:30 AM TOWARD A REVISED CALIBRATION OF THE PALEOGENE TIMESCALE: SWISHER, Carl C. III, Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, Wright Labs, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08554, cswish@rci.rutgers.edu, KUIPER, Klaudia, Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, Budapestlaan 17, Utrecht, 3584 CD, Netherlands, and TURRIN, Brent D., Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, Wright Labs, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
18-1010:45 AM Paper Withdrawn
18-1111:00 AM TOWARDS AN ASTRONOMICALLY CALIBRATED TIMESCALE FOR THE JURASSIC: OLSEN, Paul E., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, polsen@ldeo.columbia.edu, WHITESIDE, Jessica H., Geological Sciences, Brown University, GeoChemistry Building, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, and KENT, Dennis V., Geological Sciences, Rutgers Univ. and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Piscataway, NJ 08854

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