Joint South-Central and North-Central Sections, both conducting their 41st Annual Meeting (11–13 April 2007)
Session No. 41 Friday, 13 April 2007
1:20 PM-5:00 PM, Kansas Union, University of Kansas: Big 12

T15. Traces of Life: Micro- to Macroscopic Evidence of Past and Present Biogenic Activity and Their Implications for Marine and Continental Settings

Stephen T. Hasiotis, Jennifer A. Roberts and David Fowle, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:20 PM Introductory Remarks
41-11:30 PM MICROBIAL BIOMASS AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE OF A STROMATOLITE FROM AN ACID MINE DRAINAGE SYSTEM AS DETERMINED BY LIPID ANALYSIS: FANG, Jiasong, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State Univ, 360 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, jsfang@iastate.edu, HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology and Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, DAS GUPTA, Shamik, Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, 253 Science I, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, BRAKE, Sandra S., Dept. of Geography, Geology, and Anthropology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809, and BAZYLINSKI, Dennis, School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154
41-21:50 PM SLOW BORING LIFE IN HAWAIIAN HYALOCLASTITE: A COMMENT ON THE DEEP BIOSPHERE: WALTON, Anthony W., Department of Geology, The University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045, TWalton@KU.edu
41-32:10 PM ENDOLITHIC MICROBORINGS IN BASALT GLASS FRAGMENTS IN HYALOCLASTITES: EXTENDING THE ICHNOFABRIC INDEX TO MICROBIOEROSION: MONTAGUE, Kimberly E., Department of Geology, The University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045, kmonty12@ku.edu, HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology and Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, and WALTON, Anthony W., Department of Geology, Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lindley Hall Rm 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
41-42:30 PM NUCLEATION AND PRECIPITATION OF LOW-TEMPERATURE DOLOMITE BY METHANOGENS: KENWARD, Paul A.1, FOWLE, David A.2, GOLDSTEIN, Robert H.1, GONZÁLEZ, Luis3, and ROBERTS, Jennifer A.2, (1) Geology, The University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd. Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, pK1@ku.edu, (2) Geology, The University of Kansas, Multidisciplinary Research Building, 2030 Becker Dr, Lawrence, KS 66047, jenrob@ku.edu, (3) Geology, Univ of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045
41-52:50 PM METHANOBACTIN-PROMOTED DISSOLUTION OF CU-SUBSTITUTED BOROSILICATE GLASS: KULCZYCKI, Ezra1, FOWLE, David A.1, KNAPP, Charles2, GRAHAM, David W.2, and ROBERTS, Jennifer A.1, (1) Geology, The University of Kansas, Multidisciplinary Research Building, 2030 Becker Dr, Lawrence, KS 66047, ezra55@ku.edu, (2) Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, The University of Kansas, Learned Hall, 1530 W. 15th St, Lawrence, KS 66045
 3:10 PM Break
41-63:30 PM A PALEOCLIMATIC RECONSTRUCTION OF FOSSIL LAKE, OREGON USING MICROPALEONTOLOGY: RETRUM, Julie B.1, BOZARTH, Steven R.2, MARTIN, James E.3, and GONZÁLEZ, Luis A.1, (1) Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, retrum@ku.edu, (2) Department of Geography, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 213, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, (3) Department of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
41-73:50 PM USING TRACE FOSSILS TO RECOGNIZE MARINE TRANSGRESSION: TIME DOES MATTER: MCDOWELL, Ronald R., West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, 1 Mont Chateau Road, Morgantown, WV 26508, mcdowell@geosrv.wvnet.edu
41-84:10 PM NEOICHNOLOGIC TRACKWAY EXPERIMENTS USING THE FRESHWATER CRAYFISH ORCONECTES: FAIRCHILD, Justin M., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, jmf@kgs.ku.edu and HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology and Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045
41-94:30 PM PRELIMINARY REPORT ON NEW VERTEBRATE BURROW LOCALITIES IN THE LOWER JURASSIC NAVAJO SANDSTONE, MOAB AREA, SOUTHEASTERN UTAH: ARCHITECTURAL AND SURFICIAL BURROW MORPHOLOGIES INDICATIVE OF MAMMALS OR THERAPSIDS, AND SOCIAL BEHAVIOR: HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology and Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, hasiotis@ku.edu, ODIER, Georges, 115 W. KaneCreek Blvd. #29, Moab, UT 84532, RASMUSSEN, Don, Plateau Exploration Inc, 1450 Kay St, Longmont, CO 80501-2427, and MCCORMICK, Tamsin, Plateau Restoration, P. O. Box 1363, Moab, UT 84532

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