2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM
Session No. 315 Wednesday, 8 October 2008
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, George R. Brown Convention Center: 320F

Paleontology IV - Exceptional Preservation and Taphonomy

David L. Rodland and Christopher R. Noto, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
315-11:30 PM Trace Fossil Evidence for Fluctuating Oxygen Levels in the Spence Shale, a Middle Cambrian Konservat-Lagerstätte from Utah: GARSON, Daniel E.1, GAINES, Robert R.2, and DROSER, Mary L.1, (1) Earth Science, University of California Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, daniel.garson@email.ucr.edu, (2) Geology, Pomona College, 185 East 6th Street Claremont, Claremont, CA 91711
315-21:45 PM Burgess Shale-Type Deposits Worldwide Share a Common Paleoenvironmental Setting and Origin: GAINES, Robert R., Geology Department, Pomona College, 185 E. Sixth St, Claremont, CA 91767, robert.gaines@pomona.edu
315-32:00 PM Tectonics, Taphonomy, and Trilobites: The Cambrian Conasauga Shale Lagerstatte: HOGAN, Eric1, MEAZELL, Kevin1, HENDERSON, Miles2, WALKER, Sally1, FLEISHER, Chris1, RAILSBACK, L. Bruce1, and WYLD, Sandra1, (1) Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, kmeazell@uga.edu, (2) Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996
315-42:15 PM Pyritization and Paleoecology of Olenid Trilobite Faunas from the Ordovician of Upstate NY: FARRELL, Úna C., Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 210 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511, una.farrell@yale.edu and BRIGGS, Derek E.G., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, Kline Geological Laboratory, 210 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511
315-52:30 PM The Buckhorn Asphalt Deposit - An Unique Fossil Lagerstätte from the Pennsylvanian of Oklahoma: SEUSS, Barbara, Geozentrum Nordbayern (GZN) – PaläoUmwelt, Friedrich-Alexander University, Loewenichstrasse 28, Erlangen, 91054, Germany, barbara@pal.uni-erlangen.de, NUETZEL, Alexander, Bayerische Staatssammlung für Geologie und Paläontologie, Richard-Wagner-Strasse 10, München, 80333, Germany, MAPES, Royal, Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, Athens, OH 45701, and YANCEY, Thomas E., Dept. Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University, 3115 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3115
315-62:45 PM A Paleogene Calcareous Microfossil Konservat-Lagerstätte from the Kilwa Group of Coastal Tanzania: BOWN, Paul Richard1, DUNKLEY JONES, Tom2, LEES, Jackie1, WADE, Bridget3, and PEARSON, Paul4, (1) Earth Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom, p.bown@ucl.ac.uk, (2) Geography, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom, (3) Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77840, (4) School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF10 3YE, United Kingdom
315-73:00 PM Latitudinal Contrasts in the Net Preservation of Skeletal Carbonate: BEST, M.M.R.1, MLOSZEWSKA, A.2, HUANG, Z.3, BIBEAU, K.2, ROUGH, M.2, and BROWN, T.4, (1) NEPTUNE Canada and SEOS, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 1700 Stn CSC, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2, Canada, mmrbest@uvic.ca, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 2A7, Canada, (3) Earth Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 5B7, Canada, (4) Biology, Memorial University, St John's, NF A1C 5S7, Canada
315-83:15 PM Environmental and Microstructural Controls on the Short Term Degradation of Biogenic Carbonate within Temperate, Macrotidal Habitats: MLOSZEWSKA, A.M., Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, 3450 Univeristy Street, Montreal, QC H3A2A7, Canada, aleksmlo@eps.mcgill.ca, BEST, M.M.R, NEPTUNE Canada, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W2Y2, Canada, and PAQUETTE, J., Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, 3450 University Street, Montreal, QC H3A2A7, Canada
 3:30 PM Break
315-93:45 PM Paleoecology and Taphonomy of Full-Glacial Terrestrial Gastropods from the Latch Valley, West-Central Wisconsin: KUCHTA, Matt, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 w dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, mk@geology.wisc.edu, GEARY, Dana, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 W. Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, and SLAUGHTER, Richard, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 W. Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706
315-104:00 PM Transport and Breakage of Intertidal Bivalves by Shorebird Feeding Activity: Craig Bay, Vancouver Island, British Columbia: JOHN-PAUL, Zonneveld, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3 Canada, zonneveld@ualberta.ca
315-114:15 PM Quantifying Time-Averaging In 4th-Order Depositional Sequences: Radiocarbon-Calibrated Amino-Acid Racemization Dating of Late Quaternary Mollusk Shells from Po Plain, Italy: SCARPONI, Daniele1, KAUFMAN, Darrell2, BRIGHT, Jordon2, and KOWALEWSKI, Michal3, (1) Earth Sciences, Univ of Bologna, via Zamboni 67, Bologna, 40126, Italy, daniele.scarponi@unibo.it, (2) Department of Geology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4099, (3) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
315-124:30 PM Using Individually Dated Bivalve and Brachiopod Shells to Reconstruct Epibiont Colonization and Taphonomy Over Millennial Timescales: RODLAND, David L., Geology, Muskingum University, Boyd Science Center 223, 123 Stormont Street, New Concord, OH 43762, drodland@sbcglobal.net, KRAUSE, Richard A. Jr, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, Germany, BARBOUR WOOD, Susan, Geosciences & Natural Resources, Western Carolina University, 331 Stillwell Bldg, Cullowhee, NC 28723, KAUFMAN, Darrell, Department of Geology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4099, WEHMILLER, John, Department of Geology, Univ of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, KOWALEWSKI, Michal, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, and SIMOES, Marcello, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Distrito de Rubiao Junior, CP. 510, 18.610-000, Botucatu, Brazil
315-134:45 PM The Scale and Dynamics of Time-Averaging in Holocene Cave Deposits Quantified through AMS 14C Dating of Kangaroo Rat Bones: TERRY, Rebecca C., Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, rcterry@uchicago.edu
315-145:00 PM Richness, Population Structure, and Habitat-Specific Sampling Patterns of Yellowstone National Park's Large-Mammal Death Assemblage: Paleoecological and Neontological Implications: MILLER, Joshua, Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, 5734 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, millerjh@uchicago.edu
315-155:15 PM Environmental Signatures of Authigenic Mineral Formation on Modern and Fossil Bones: NOTO, Christopher R., Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, 650 Life Sciences Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5245, chris.noto@gmail.com

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