2006 Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006)
Session No. 29 Sunday, 22 October 2006
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Pennsylvania Convention Center: 107 AB

Paleontology/Paleobotany I: Macroecology and Fossil Abundance

Jocelyn Sessa and Philip M. Novack-Gottshall, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
29-11:30 PM DISTINGUISHING AMONG THE FOUR OPEN HYPOTHESES FOR LONG-TERM TRENDS IN ECOSPACE DIVERSIFICATION: A NULL MODEL APPROACH: NOVACK-GOTTSHALL, Philip M., Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118-3100, pnovackg@westga.edu
29-21:45 PM THE ECOLOGY OF TAXONOMIC TURNOVER: CHANGES IN THE LOCAL ABUNDANCE AND SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF TAXA THROUGH TIME: PATZKOWSKY, Mark E., Pennsylvania State Univ, 539 Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802-2714, brachio@geosc.psu.edu and HOLLAND, Steven M., Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
29-32:00 PM SAMPLE, LOCALITY AND REGIONAL-LEVEL BIODIVERSITY: IMPLICATIONS OF AGGREGATING PALEONTOLOGICAL DATA AT MULTIPLE SPATIAL SCALES: BULINSKI, Katherine V., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology Physics Building, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, bulinskv@email.uc.edu
29-42:15 PM HIERARCHICAL SAMPLING AND ADDITIVE DIVERSITY PARTITIONING ACROSS MULTIPLE SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL SCALES: AN EXAMPLE WITH UPPER MISSISSIPPIAN (CHESTERIAN) BRACHIOPODS FROM THE SOUTHERN OZARK UPLIFT, NORTH AMERICA: HEIM, Noel A., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-2501, naheim@uga.edu
29-52:30 PM COORDINATED FAUNAL TURNOVER IN THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA: BARTHOLOMEW, Alexander J., Geology, University of Cincinnati, Rm. 500 Geology/Physics Bldg, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, alexbartholomew_geo@hotmail.com, BRETT, Carlton E., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, DESANTIS, Michael K., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Building, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, and BAIRD, Gordon, Dept. of Geoscience, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY 14063
29-62:45 PM EXAMINING THE TROPICAL BIOTIC RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE AT THE ONSET OF THE LATE PALEOZOIC ICE AGE: A CASE STUDY USING CHESTERIAN BIOFACIES FROM THE ILLINOIS BASIN, USA: BONELLI, James R. Jr, Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, jbonelli@geosc.psu.edu and PATZKOWSKY, Mark, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 539 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802
29-73:00 PM BEYOND THE VEIL: USING MUSEUM COLLECTIONS TO EXTEND FIELD-BASED ESTIMATES OF SPECIES RARITY: HARNIK, Paul G., Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, pharnik@uchicago.edu
29-83:15 PM ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECOLOGICAL CONTROLS ON FAUNAL TURNOVER IN THE PALEOGENE GULF COASTAL PLAIN: SESSA, Jocelyn A., Geoscience, Pennsylvania State University, 534 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, jsessa@geosc.psu.edu, BRALOWER, Timothy, Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State Univ, State College, PA 16802, IVANY, Linda, Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, and PATZKOWSKY, Mark, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 539 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802
 3:30 PM Break
29-93:45 PM THE FEW, THE BRAVE, THE MARINE: TAXONOMIC STRUCTURE OF NEOGENE BENTHIC ASSOCIATIONS: KOWALEWSKI, Michal1, SCARPONI, Daniele2, BARBOUR WOOD, Susan1, ABERHAN, Martin3, KIESSLING, Wolfgang3, and FUERSICH, Franz T.4, (1) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, michalk@vt.edu, (2) Earth Sciences, Univ of Bologna, via Zamboni 67, Bologna, 40126, Italy, (3) Institut für Paläontologie, Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstr. 43, Berlin, 10115, Germany, (4) Institut für Paläontologie, Universität Würzburg, Pleicherwall 1, Würzburg, 97070, Germany
29-104:00 PM TEN YEARS OF PICKING SHELLS: FAUNAL PATTERNS IN THE NEOGENE ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN DEPOSITS OF VIRGINIA: BARBOUR WOOD, Susan L., Department of Geology, Colby College, 5800 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04091, sbarbour@vt.edu and DALEY, Gwen M., Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Geology, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29732
29-114:15 PM RECOGNIZING PATCHY PALEOCOMMUNITY GRADIENTS WITH DIFFERENT ECOLOGICAL ORDINATION TECHNIQUES (PCA AND FSPA): AN EXAMPLE FROM THE YORKTOWN FORMATION (PLIOCENE) OF VIRGINIA: DALEY, Gwen M., Department of Chemistry, Physics and Geology, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29730, daleyg@winthrop.edu and BUSH, Andrew M., Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, 75 N. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269-3043
29-124:30 PM EXTREME FAUNAL MAKEOVER: ECOLOGICAL AND TAXONOMIC REORGANIZATION OF TROPICAL AMERICAN SCALLOPS: SMITH, J. Travis, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Univ of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0244, j8smith@ucsd.edu and JACKSON, Jeremy B.C., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0244
29-134:45 PM THE IMPORTANCE OF ABUNDANCE DATA FOR RECONSTRUCTING ANCIENT COMMUNITIES: LEONARD-PINGEL, Jill S., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92023-0244, jsleonar@ucsd.edu and SMITH, J. Travis, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Univ of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0244
29-145:00 PM REEVALUATING THE UTILITY OF DETRENDED CORRESPONDENCE ANALYSIS AND NON-METRIC MULTIDIMENSIONAL SCALING FOR ECOLOGICAL ORDINATION: HOLLAND, Steven M., Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, stratum@gly.uga.edu and PATZKOWSKY, Mark, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 539 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802
29-155:15 PM RELATIVE ABUNDANCE DISTRIBUTIONS OVER THE PHANEROZOIC: EVIDENCE FOR ELEVATED COMPLEXITY OF POST-PALEOZOIC MARINE ECOSYSTEMS: WAGNER, Peter J., Department of Geology, Field Museum of Nat History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, pwagner@fmnh.org, KOSNIK, Matthew A., Marine Biology & Aquaculture, James Cook University, Townsville, 4811, Australia, and LIDGARD, Scott, Geology, Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

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