North-Central Section–40th Annual Meeting (20–21 April 2006)
Session No. 11 Thursday, 20 April 2006
1:20 PM-5:40 PM, Student Center, University of Akron: Theater

All Things Paleo: Diversity, Ecology, Morphology, Phylogeny and Taphonomy

Dennis Hubbard and B.R. Ingalls, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
11-11:20 PM MODELING TERRESTRIAL FOOD WEB COLLAPSE IN THE END-PERMIAN EXTINCTION: WANG, Steve C., Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, scwang@swarthmore.edu, ANGIELCZYK, Kenneth D., Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, United Kingdom, and ROOPNARINE, Peter D., Invertebrate Zoology and Geology, California Academy of Sciences, 875 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103
11-21:40 PM HOW LAKES GOT THEIR FAUNAS: THE INITIATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF PALEOZOIC LAKE FAUNAS: PARK, Lisa E., Geology, University of Akron, 252 Buchtel Commons, Crouse Hall, Akron, OH 44325-4101, lepark@uakron.edu and GIERLOWSKI-KORDESCH, Elizabeth, Dept Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Labs, Athens, OH 45701
11-32:00 PM PALEOECOLOGY OF A LOWER PERMIAN LOCALITY IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA: FOOTE, Jim, Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, Wright-Reiman Labs, Piscataway, NJ 08854, jfoote@rutgers.edu
11-42:20 PM PALEOENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS OF THROMBOLITES IN THE BASAL PURBECK FORMATION (UPPER JURASSIC OF SOUTHERN ENGLAND): CLITES, Erica Christine, Geology, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691, eclites@wooster.edu, PALMER, Timothy J., The Palaeontological Association, c/o Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB, United Kingdom, and WILSON, Mark A., Dept of Geology, College of Wooster, 944 College Mall, Wooster, OH 44691-2363
11-52:40 PM BIOTIC AND TAPHONOMIC RESPONSE TO LAKE LEVEL FLUCTUATION IN THE GREATER GREEN RIVER BASIN, WYOMING: INGALLS, B.R. and PARK, Lisa E., Geology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44304, bri1@uakron.edu
11-63:00 PM RESPONSES OF LIVING (ROSE BENGAL STAINED) BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA TO CONTAMINANTS IN THE VENICE LAGOON, ITALY: KLUESNER, Jared1, RATHBURN, Tony1, PÉREZ, Elena1, BASAK, Chandranath1, GRAY, Cassie1, BROUILLETTE, Ellen1, and GIESKES, Joris2, (1) Geography, Geology, and Anthropology, Indiana State Univ, Science Building 159, Terre Haute, IN 47809, jkluesner2@mymail.indstate.edu, (2) Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093-0236
 3:20 PM Break
11-73:40 PM ENVIRONMENTALLY INDUCED DIFFERENTIAL LEVELS OF MORPHOLOGICAL VARIABILITY: JONES, Donna C. and GERMAN, Rebecca Z., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Johns Hopkins University, Church Home Professional Center, Rm. 409, 98 N. Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21231, donnacjones@jhmi.edu
11-84:00 PM CORAL GROWTH VERSUS REEF ACCRETION: PROBLEMS OF SCALE, TAPHONOMY AND PERCEPTION: HUBBARD, Dennis K., Dept. of Geology, Oberlin College, 52 W. Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074, dennis.hubbard@oberlin.edu and RAMIREZ, Wilson, Dept. of Geology, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 9017, Mayaguez, PR 00681
11-94:20 PM A MORPHOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF BAPTEMYS WYOMINGENSIS AND AN ANALYSIS OF ITS PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIP WITHIN KINOSTERNOIDEA (TESTUDINES): KNAUSS, Georgia E., Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52245, georgia-knauss@uiowa.edu
11-104:40 PM MORPHOMETRIC AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE GREEN ALGA CHAETOCLADUS (DASYCLADALES): LODUCA, Steven T., Geography and Geology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, sloduca@emich.edu and BEHRINGER, Ernest R., Physics & Astronomy, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
11-115:00 PM A PHYLOGENETIC HISTORY OF THE ORDOVICIAN DIPLOGRAPTACEA: ASSESSING THE CONGRUENCE OF STRATIGRAPHIC AND CLADISTIC DATA IN GRAPTOLITE EVOLUTIONARY PATTERNS: GOLDMAN, Daniel, Department of Geology, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469, dan.goldman@notes.udayton.edu, KLOSTERMAN, Susan L., Geology Dept, Univ of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469-2364, MITCHELL, Charles, Dept. of Geology, SUNY at Buffalo, 876 Natural Sciences Complex, Buffalo, NY 14260, and SHEETS, H. David, Dept. of Physics, Canisius College, 2001 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14208
11-125:20 PM FORAMINIFERAL EVIDENCE FOR THE AGE OF THE MISSISSIPPIAN PELLA FORMATION (SOUTHEASTERN IOWA): GROVES, John R., Department of Earth Science, Univ of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335, john.groves@uni.edu and BEASON, Scott R., Environmental Science Program, Univ of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335

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