Cordilleran Section - 103rd Annual Meeting (4–6 May 2007)
Session No. 20 Saturday, 5 May 2007
1:30 PM-6:00 PM, WWU–Communications Facility: CF110

S1. Quaternary and Tertiary Records of Past Environments, Pacific Northwest II: In Honor of Calvin Heusser

Estella B. Leopold and Rolf W. Mathewes, Presiding
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20-11:30 PM PLANT MACROFOSSILS AND PALYNOMORPHS FROM KANAKA CREEK, SOUTHWESTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA: PALEOCENE OR EOCENE?: MATHEWES, Rolf W., Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, mathewes@sfu.ca and MUSTARD, Peter, Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
20-21:50 PM WARM PALEOENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS IN THE PALEOCENE/EOCENE CHICKALOON FORMATION, MATANUSKA VALLEY, ALASKA: SUNDERLIN, David1, REES, P. McAllister2, LUTZ, Kelsey3, and NOCKLEBY, Kristina3, (1) Geology & Environmental Geosciences, Lafayette College, Van Wickle Hall, Easton, PA 18042, sunderld@lafayette.edu, (2) Geosciences, Univ of Arizona, 1040 E. 4th St, Tucson, AZ 85721, (3) Lawrence University, Appleton, WI 54911
20-32:10 PM FLORISTIC EVIDENCE FOR CONTRASTING PALEO-ENVIRONMENTS IN THE EARLY EOCENE OF WASHINGTON STATE: DILLHOFF, Richard M.1, DILLHOFF, Thomas A.1, and MUSTOE, George2, (1) Evolving Earth Foundation, PO Box 2090, Issaquah, WA 98074, rdillhoff@evolvingearth.org, (2) Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225
20-42:30 PM CENOZOIC VEGETATION CHANGES IN THE NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAINS: ADDING THE PHYTOLITH RECORD: STROMBERG, Caroline A.E., Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013, strombergc@si.edu
20-52:50 PM THE LATEST EOCENE BADGERS NOSE FLORA OF THE WARNER MOUNTAINS, NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA: THE “IN BETWEEN” FLORA: MYERS, Jeffrey A., Department of Earth Science, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR 97361, myersj@wou.edu
 3:10 PM Break
20-63:30 PM PALEOENVIRONMENT OF A NEWLY DISCOVERED MIDDLE MIOCENE "BOG" LOCALITY, COLUMBIA RIVER BASALTS, NEAR ELLENSBURG, WA: A PRELIMINARY REPORT: PIGG, Kathleen B., School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 85287-4501, kpigg@asu.edu, DILLHOFF, Thomas A., Evolving Earth Foundation, PO Box 2090, Issaquah, WA 98074, and DEVORE, Melanie L., Biological and Environmental Sciences, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061
20-73:50 PM REVISITING THE MIOCENE WOOD FLORA FROM VANTAGE, WASHINGTON: DILLHOFF, Thomas A., Evolving Earth Foundation, PO Box 2090, Issaquah, WA 98027, tdillhoff@evolvingearth.org and WHEELER, Elisabeth A., Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Box 8005, Raleigh, NC 27695
20-84:10 PM PALYNOLOGY AS A TOOL FOR CONSTRAININING THE TIMING OF THE ALASKA RANGE UPLIFT: REININK-SMITH, Linda, Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Johnson Hall, Box 351310, Seattle, WA 98195-1310, reininks@u.washington.edu and LEOPOLD, Estella B., Department of Botany, Univ of Washington, Box 355325, Seattle, WA 98195
20-94:30 PM A DECIDUOUS FOREST POLLEN RECORD FROM THE WILKES FORMATION (MIOCENE) OF SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON: LEOPOLD, Estella B., Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, eleopold@u.washington.edu, REININK-SMITH, Linda, Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, and MUSTOE, George E., Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225

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