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. 285
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T41. Recoveries from Mass Extinction: Patterns, Processes, and Comparisons I

Paleontological Society; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Peter J. Harries and Richard J. Twitchett, Advocates
Paper #
Start Time
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:10 AM
8:25 AM
Canary in An Ordovician Coalmine: Using Rank-Abundance Curves to Quantify the Ecological Impact of the End-Ordovician Mass Extinction on Brachiopod Communities, Anticosti Island, Quebec
WEBB, Amelinda E. and LEIGHTON, Lindsey R., Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182-1020, amelinda@gmail.com, amelinda@gmail.com
8:40 AM
Ecological Reorganization of Graptolite Communities during the Hirnantian Mass Extinction
MITCHELL, Charles E.1, BELSCHER, Kristi1, MELCHIN, Michael2, LOXTON, Jason3, SHEETS, H. David4, ?TORCH, Petr5, FINNEY, Stanley C.6, HOLMDEN, Chris7, LAPORTE, Dan7 and PATTERSON, William P.7, (1)Dept. of Geology, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260, (2)Dept. of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier Univ, Antigonish, NS B2G 2V5, Canada, (3)Dept. of Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H4J1, Canada, (4)Dept. of Physics, Canisius College, 2001 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14208, (5)Institute of Geology AS CR, Rozvojová 135, 165 02, Praha, 6, Czech Republic, (6)Geology, California State Univ, Long Beach, CA 90840, (7)Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 114 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2, Canada, cem@buffalo.edu, cem@buffalo.edu
8:55 AM
Comparison of Late Ordovician and Late Wenlock Graptolite Extinctions and Recoveries
BERRY, William B.N., Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, 307 McCone MC 4767, Berkeley, CA 94720, bberry@berkeley.edu, bberry@berkeley.edu
9:10 AM
Record of Late Frasnian Kellwasser Extinction Bioevents, Terminal Frasnian Upper Kellwasser Crisis Fauna, and Early Famennian Post-Extinction Recovery: Alberta Rocky Mountains
DAY, Jed, Geography-Geology, Illinois State Univ, Normal, IL 61790-4400, WHALEN, Michael, Geology & Geophysics, Univ. Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99708 and OVER, D. Jeffrey, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY-Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 14454-1401, jeday@ilstu.edu, jeday@ilstu.edu
9:25 AM
The Famennian (Late Devonian) Diversification of Echinoderms
WATERS, Johnny, Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, 572 Rivers Street, Boone, NC 28608 and WEBSTER, Gary D., School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-2812, watersja@appstate.edu, watersja@appstate.edu
9:40 AM
9:55 AM
Disturbance-Recovery Processes and Patterns In Benthic Habitats
WHITLATCH, Robert B., Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, 1080 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340 and NORKKO, Alf, Department of Biological Oceanography, Finnish Institute of Marine Research, Erik Palmenin aukio 1, P.O. Box 2, Helsinki, 00561, Finland, robert.whitlatch@uconn.edu, robert.whitlatch@uconn.edu
10:15 AM
Recovery of Biodiversity after the Late Permian Extinction Event: Definitions and Approaches
TWITCHETT, Richard J., School of Earth Ocean & Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Fitzroy, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom and JACOBSEN, Nikita, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom, richard.twitchett@plymouth.ac.uk, richard.twitchett@plymouth.ac.uk
10:30 AM
Coping with Recovery: Community Sensitivity and Resistance in the Wake of Mass Extinction
ROOPNARINE, Peter D.1, WANG, Steve C.2, ANGIELCZYK, Kenneth D.3 and HERTOG, Rachel1, (1)Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, California Academy of Sciences, 55 Concourse Dr, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118, (2)Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, (3)Department of Geology, The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, proopnarine@calacademy.org, proopnarine@calacademy.org
10:45 AM
The Environmental Importance of Biogenic Structure Distribution across An Early Triassic Mixed Carbonate-Siliciclastic Shelf: Implications for Assessing the Rate of Recovery Following the End-Permian Mass Extinction and the Nature of Post-Mass Extinction Environmental Disparity
MATA, Scott, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740 and BOTTJER, David, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Zumberge Hall 117, Los Angeles, CA 90254, scott.mata@usc.edu, scott.mata@usc.edu
11:00 AM
The Role of Environmental Conditions In Recovery from the Permian-Triassic Mass Extinction: Why the Greatest Mass Extinction In Earth History Is Associated with a Long, Complicated Recovery
WOODS, Adam, Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Fullerton, P.O. Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, awoods@fullerton.edu, awoods@fullerton.edu
11:15 AM
Sulfur and Carbon Geochemistry and the End Permian Mass Extinction
MARENCO, Pedro1, CORSETTI, Frank A.2, RICHOZ, Sylvain3, BAUD, Aymon4, BOTTJER, David5, HAMMOND, Douglas E.6, BERELSON, William M.2 and KAUFMAN, Alan J.7, (1)Department of Earth Sciences, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, (2)Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, (3)Austrian Academy of Sciences, c/o Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 26, Graz, A-8010, Austria, (4)Geol Museum, UNIL-BFSH2, Lausanne, CH-1015, Switzerland, (5)Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Zumberge Hall 117, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, (6)Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, (7)Geology Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, marenco@ucr.edu, marenco@ucr.edu
11:30 AM
The End-Permian Biotic Crisis: A Botanical Perspective of the Recovery
LOOY, Cindy V., Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, NHB, MRC-121, Washington, DC 20013-7012, looyc@si.edu, looyc@si.edu
11:45 AM
Recovery of Benthos Versus Nekton after the End-Permian Mass Extinction Event. A Preliminary Comparison
HAUTMANN, Michael1, BUCHER, Hugo2, NÜTZEL, Alexander3, BRÜHWILER, Thomas1, GOUDEMAND, Nicolas1 and BRAYARD, Arnaud4, (1)Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, Zurich, 8006, Switzerland, (2)Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zürich, Zurich, 8006, Switzerland, (3)Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie, Richard Wagner Strasse 10, Munich, D-80333, Germany, (4)UMR-CNRS 5125, “Paléoenvironnements et Paléobiosphère”, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, 2 rue Dubois, Villeurbanne Cedex, F-69622, France, Hugo.FR.Bucher@pim.uzh.ch, Hugo.FR.Bucher@pim.uzh.ch
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