Rocky Mountain Section - 59th Annual Meeting (7–9 May 2007)
Session No. 13 Tuesday, 8 May 2007
8:00 AM-11:50 AM, Dixie Center: Sunbrook C

S5. Utah's Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation: Advances in Geology I

James I. Kirkland and Scott K. Madsen, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
13-18:10 AM MODELING FOR FOSSIL RESOURCES ON FEDERALLY ADMINISTERED MULTIPLE USE LANDS NEAR MOAB, UTAH: FOSS, Scott E., Bureau of Land Management, PO Box 45155, Salt Lake City, UT 84145, scott_foss@blm.gov
13-28:30 AM REDEFINING THE JURASSIC-CRETACEOUS CONTACT IN EAST-CENTRAL UTAH: KIRKLAND, James I., Ground Water and Paleontology, Utah Geological Survey, PO Box 146100, 1594 West North Temple, Suite 3110, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100, jameskirkland@utah.gov
13-38:50 AM DIAGNOSIS OF UTAH'S ELUSIVE EARLY CRETACEOUS CEDAR MOUNTAIN – LATE JURASSIC MORRISON FORMATIONAL CONTACT AND THE INTERFINGERING OF THE BUCKHORN CONGLOMERATE AND THE YELLOW CAT DEBRITIC FACIES: GREENHALGH, Brent, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, 1201 Lake Robins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380, brent.greenhalgh@anadarko.com, BURTON, Darin, Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, S-389 ESC, Provo, UT 84602, and BRITT, Brooks, Geology, Brigham Young University, S387 ESC, Provo, UT 84602
13-49:10 AM DETRITAL ZIRCON AGES FOR THE BASAL CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION (EARLY CRETACEOUS) NEAR MOAB, AND DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH: BRITT, Brooks B.1, BURTON, Darrin1, GREENHALGH, Brent2, KOWALLIS, Bart1, CHRISTIANSEN, Eric1, and CHURE, Daniel J.3, (1) Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, brooks_britt@byu.edu, (2) Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, 1201 Lake Robins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380, (3) Dinosaur National Monument, National Park Service, Hwy 191, Jensen, UT 84035
13-59:30 AM TAPHONOMY OF THE DALTON WELLS DINOSAUR QUARRY, A DEBRIS FLOW HOSTED VERTEBRATE ASSEMBLAGE (EARLY CRETACEOUS, CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION): BURTON, Darrin1, BRITT, Brooks B.1, EBERTH, David A.2, SCHEETZ, Rodney D.3, VALORA, Parker1, and GREENHALGH, Brent4, (1) Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, darrinburton@hotmail.com, (2) Sedimentary Geology, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Box 7500, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0, (3) Earth Science Museum, Brigham Young University, 1683 N. Canyon Road, Provo, UT 84602, (4) Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, 1201 Lake Robins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380
 9:50 AM Break
13-610:10 AM TAPHONOMY OF THE ANDREW'S SITE QUARRIES, LOWER CRETACEOUS CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION, GRAND COUNTY, EAST-CENTRAL UTAH: CAVIN, Jennifer L., Utah Geological Survey, 1594 West North Temple, Suite 3110, Salt Lake City, UT 84088, jennifercavin@utah.gov and KIRKLAND, James I., State Paleontologist, Utah Geol Survey, 1594 West North Temple, Suite 3110, P.O. Box 146100, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100
13-710:30 AM TAPHONOMIC PUZZLES: USING RARE EARTH ELEMENT GEOCHEMISTRY TO UNRAVEL COMPLEX TAPHONOMY OF VERTEBRATE FOSSIL SITES IN THE YELLOW CAT MEMBER OF THE CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION: SUAREZ, Celina A.1, MACPHERSON, G.L.1, GRANDSTAFF, David E.2, and GONZÁLEZ, Luis A.3, (1) Department of Geology, The University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, csuarez@ku.edu, (2) Geology, Temple Univ, Philadelphia, 19122, (3) Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
13-810:50 AM BIRD AND DINOSAUR TRACKS FROM THE LOWER CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION (BARRIMIAN-APTIAN) OF UTAH, USA: WRIGHT, Joanna L., Geography & Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado - Denver, Campus Box 172, PO Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217, joanna.wright@cudenver.edu, KIRKLAND, J.I., Utah Geological Survey, Salt Lake City, UT, and FOSTER, John, Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction, CO
13-911:10 AM EPHEMERAL LAKES OF THE LOWER CRETACEOUS CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION, WOODSIDE ANTICLINE, UTAH: SHAPIRO, Russell, Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico, Box 205, Chico, CA 95929-0205, rsshapiro@csuchico.edu, FRICKE, Henry, Dept of Geology, Colorado College, 14 E. Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, and MAXSON, Julie, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN
13-1011:30 AM CARBONATE CARBON ISOTOPE EXCURSIONS IN THE RUBY RANCH MEMBER OF THE CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION AND THEIR TERRESTRIAL PALEOCLIMATIC IMPACTS: LUDVIGSON, Greg A.1, GONZÁLEZ, Luis A.2, JOECKEL, R. Matt3, AL-SUWAIDI, Aisha2, KIRKLAND, James I.4, and MADSEN, Scott K.5, (1) Kansas Geological Survey, The University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Ave, Lawrence, KS 66047-3726, gludvigson@kgs.ku.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lindley Hall Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, (3) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, (4) Ground Water and Paleontology, Utah Geological Survey, PO Box 146100, 1594 West North Temple, Suite 3110, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100, (5) National Park Service, Dinosaur National Monument, Jensen, UT 84035

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