2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 216 Wednesday, 31 October 2007
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 405

Paleontology IX: Paleoclimate and Paleoenvironmental Change

Conrad C. Labandeira and Eduardo Leorri, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
216-11:30 PM A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE DIVERSITY OF LATEST CRETACEOUS FLORAS FROM NORTHERN PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA: CUNEO, Ruben N., MEF, CONICET, Av.Fontana 140, Trelew, 9100, Argentina, rcuneo@mef.org.ar, JOHNSON, Kirk, Department of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature & Sci, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205, WILF, Peter, Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA 16802, SCASSO, Roberto, Dept. of Geology, University of Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, B.A, Buenos Aires, 1428, Argentina, GANDOLFO, Maria A., Plant Biology, Cornell University, 234 tower st, Ithaca, 14853-5908, and IGLESIAS, Ari, Paleobotany, Museo La Plata, La Plata, 1900, Argentina
216-21:45 PM REDISCOVERY OF PALEOCENE MACROFLORAS IN CENTRAL PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA: IGLESIAS, Ari1, WILF, Peter2, JOHNSON, Kirk R.3, ZAMUNER, Alba B.1, MATHEOS, Sergio D.4, and CUNEO, Ruben N.5, (1) División Paleobotánica, Museo de La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, CONICET, Paseo del Bosque s/n, Calle 42, nº 1037, La Plata 1900, Argentina, La Plata, 1900, Argentina, aiglesias@museo.fcnym.unlp.edu.ar, (2) Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA 16802, (3) Denver Museum Nat History, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205-5732, (4) Centro de Investigaciones Geológicas, Universidad de La Plata, CONICET, Calle1 1, nº 667, La Plata, 1900, Argentina, (5) MEF, CONICET, Av.Fontana 140, Trelew, 9100, Argentina
216-32:00 PM BIOGEOGRAPHIC SIGNIFICANCE OF THE LAGUNA DEL HUNCO FLORA, EARLY EOCENE OF PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA: WILF, Peter, Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, pwilf@psu.edu, GANDOLFO, Maria A., Department of Plant Biology, Cornell Univ, L. H. Bailey Hortorium, 460 Mann Library, Ithaca, NY 14853, JOHNSON, Kirk R., Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205, and CÚNEO, N. Rubén, Paleobotany, MEF, Av. Fontana 140, Trelew, 9100, Argentina
216-42:15 PM BIXACEAE: A TROPICAL COMPONENT OF THE EARLY EOCENE LAGUNA DEL HUNCO PALEOFLORA, CHUBUT, PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA: GANDOLFO, Maria A.1, ZAMALOA, Maria C.2, GONZALEZ, Cynthia C.3, CUNEO, Ruben3, WILF, Peter4, and JOHNSON, Kirk5, (1) Department of Plant Biology, Cornell Univ, L. H. Bailey Hortorium, 460 Mann Library, Ithaca, NY 14853, MAG4@CORNELL.EDU, (2) Facultad de Ciencias Exacatas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, 1428, Argentina, (3) Paleobotany, MEF, Av.Fontana 140, Trelew, 9100, Argentina, (4) Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, (5) Department of Earth Sciences CO 80205, Denver Museum of Nature & Sci, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205
216-52:30 PM LEGUME FOSSILS FROM THE EARLY EOCENE LAGUNA DEL HUNCO PALEOFLORA, CHUBUT, PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA: CALVILLO CANADELL, Laura, Departamento de Paleontologia, Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Delegacion Coyoacan, Distrito Federal, Mexico, 04510, Mexico, lauretacc@hotmail.com, GANDOLFO, Maria A., Department of Plant Biology, Cornell Univ, L. H. Bailey Hortorium, 460 Mann Library, Ithaca, NY 14853, ZAMALOA, Maria C., Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Intendente Guiraldes 2620, Buenos Aires, 1428, Argentina, CUNEO, Ruben N., Paleobotany, MEF, Av. Fontana 140, Trelew, 9100, Argentina, WILF, Peter, Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, and JOHNSON, Kirk
216-62:45 PM INSECT HERBIVORES OF A BROADLEAVED CONIFER FROM PALEOGENE PATAGONIA: THE ROLE OF A DISTINCTIVE PLANT-INSECT ASSOCIATIONAL SUITE IN HOST TAXONOMIC ASSIGNMENT: LABANDEIRA, Conrad C., Dept. of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013, labandec@si.edu, IGLESIAS, Ari, División Paleobotánica, Museo de La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, CONICET, Paseo del Bosque s/n, Calle 42, nº 1037, La Plata 1900, Argentina, La Plata, 1900, Argentina, WILF, Peter, Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, JOHNSON, Kirk R., Denver Museum Nat History, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205-5732, and CÚNEO, N. Ruben, Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, Avenida Fontana 140, Trelew, 9100, Argentina
216-73:00 PM MID-MIOCENE EXTINCTION IN ANTARCTICA: ASHWORTH, Allan C.1, LEWIS, Adam R.1, and MARCHANT, David R.2, (1) Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, allan.ashworth@ndsu.edu, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215
 3:15 PM Break
216-83:30 PM CRETACEOUS ECOLOGICAL SUCCESSIONS AND THE SCALE OF K/T POST-IMPACT VEGETATION DISTURBANCE: TAGGART, Ralph E. and CROSS, Aureal T., Geological Sciences, Michigan State Univ, East Lansing, MI 48824, taggart@msu.edu
216-93:45 PM WAS PALAEO-TETHYS THE MOST EFFECTIVE KILLER IN EARTH HISTORY?: SENGÖR, A.M. Celâl1, ATAYMAN, Saniye2, ÖZEREN, Sinan1, and HUSREVOGLU, Y. Sinan3, (1) Jeoloji Bölümü, Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Ayazaga, Istanbul, 34469, Turkey, sengor@itu.edu.tr, (2) Avrasya Yerbilimleri Enstitüsü, Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Ayazaga, Istanbul, 34469, Turkey, (3) CCPO, Old Dominion University, 768 W 52nd Street, Norfolk, VA 23508
216-104:00 PM PLUME WINTER: THE P-T BOUNDARY CASE: ISOZAKI, Yukio, Univ Tokyo, 3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo 153-8902 Japan, isozaki@chianti.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp
216-114:15 PM PALEOECOLOGIC PERSISTENCE IN THE TROPICS ACROSS THE ONSET OF THE LATE PALEOZOIC ICE AGE: A FIELD-BASED STUDY FROM THE UPPER MISSISSIPPIAN CHESTERIAN 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 E., Pennsylvania State Univ, 539 Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802-2714
216-124:30 PM GLOBAL COOLING AND GLACIAL EUSTASY AS CONTROLS ON FORAMINIFERAL ORIGINATION AND EXTINCTION DURING THE LATE PALEOZOIC ICE AGE: GROVES, John R. and LEE, Adam, Department of Earth Science, Univ of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335, john.groves@uni.edu
216-134:45 PM FORAMINIFERAL STUDIES FOR DEPICTING THE RECENT SEA-LEVEL CHANGE: COMPARING MARSHES FROM EAST TO WEST NORTH ATLANTIC COASTS: LEORRI, Eduardo, Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología, Universidad del País Vasco/EHU, Apartado 644, Bilbao, 48080, Spain, eduleorri@yahoo.es, CEARRETA, Alejandro, Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad del País Vasco, Apartado 644, Bilbao, 48080, Spain, MARTIN, Ronald E., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Delaware, Penny Hall, 101 Academy street, Newark, DE 19716, and HORTON, Benjamin, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Univ of Pennsylvania, 240 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
216-145:00 PM STABLE ISOTOPE RECORDS AND THE PALEOECOLOGY OF JURASSIC BELEMNITES: PRICE, Gregory D., School of Earth, Ocean & Environmental Sciences, The University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA United Kingdom, g.price@plymouth.ac.uk

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