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. 183
Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T46. Leaving Traces—Making Marks I: In Honor of H. Allen Curran

Paleontological Society; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Neil Tibert and Bosiljka Glumac, Advocates
Paper #
Start Time
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Temperature and Salinity Tolerance of Modern and Holocene Acropora Cervicornis from Barbados and the Dominican Republic
GREER, Lisa1, CURRAN, H. Allen2, DE WET, Carol B.3, TENEVA, Lida T.4 and RHEA, Elizabeth1, (1)Department of Geology, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450, (2)Department of Geosciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, (3)Earth and Environment, Franklin and Marshall College, P.O. Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604, (4)Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY 10964, greerl@wlu.edu, greerl@wlu.edu
8:30 AM
Bioerosion of the Pleistocene Key Largo Limestone In the Florida Keys
MARY, Michelle L., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 135 South 1460 East, Room 719 WBB, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0111 and EKDALE, Allan A., Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 115 South 1460 East, Room 383 FASB, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, michelle.mary@utah.edu, michelle.mary@utah.edu
8:45 AM
Coral Reef Ed-Ventures: An Environmental Education Program for Children in San Pedro, Belize
ETHEREDGE, Susan, Department of Education and Child Study, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, PECKOL, Paulette, Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063 and CURRAN, H. Allen, Department of Geosciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, sethered@email.smith.edu, sethered@email.smith.edu
9:00 AM
Taphonomy and Ages of Bivalve Shells from San Salvador Island, Bahamas
PRUSS, Sara B., Dept. of Geology, Smith College, Clark Science Center, Northampton, MA 01063, spruss@email.smith.edu, spruss@email.smith.edu
9:15 AM
Evolution of a Holocene Reef-Lagoon System: St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
PARSONS-HUBBARD, Karla, Geology Dept, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074, BURKETT, Ashley, Earth and Environmental Science, Indiana State University, Science Bldg 159, Terre Haute, IN 47809, CHAMLEE, Sarah, Forestry and Geology, University of the South, 735 University Ave, Sewanee, TN 37383, KLINMAN, Matthew, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave, Dept. of Geology, Haverford, PA 19041, TEMS, Caitlin, Dept. of Geology, Colorado College, 14 E. Cache la Poudre, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 and HUBBARD, Dennis, Department of Geology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074, Karla.Hubbard@Oberlin.edu, Karla.Hubbard@Oberlin.edu
9:30 AM
The Use of Plant Trace Fossils to Differentiate Transgressive-Phase from Regressive-Phase Quaternary Eolian Calcarenites, San Salvador Island, Bahamas
BIRMINGHAM, Andrew N.1, CAREW, James L.2 and MYLROIE, John E.1, (1)Geosciences, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 5448, Mississippi State, MS 39762, (2)Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424, anb259@msstate.edu, anb259@msstate.edu
9:45 AM
North Atlantic Climate Variability Over the Holocene: Preliminary Analysis of Bermuda Historical Weather Data and Stable Isotope Time Series from Bermuda Stalagmites
GAURIN, Steven E., Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, BURNS, Stephen J., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts Amherst, 611 N. Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002, CHENG, Hai, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 and EDWARDS, Lawrence, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Minnesota, 208A Pills H, 310 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, sgaurin@geo.umass.edu, sgaurin@geo.umass.edu
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
The first macroborings known from quartzite substrates: Trypanites in boulders from the Upper Cambrian Deadwood Formation, Black Hills of South Dakota
WILSON, Mark A., Department of Geology, College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691-2363, JOHNSON, Markes E., Geosciences Dept, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267 and REDDEN, Jack A., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701-3995, mwilson@wooster.edu, mwilson@wooster.edu
10:30 AM
The First Animals on Land: Al Curran(t) State of Knowledge
HAGADORN, James W., Department of Geology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, jwhagadorn@amherst.edu, jwhagadorn@amherst.edu
10:45 AM
New Insights into Autecology of the Ordovician Strophomenid Brachiopod Rafinesquina from Ichnology, Epibionts, and Biomechanics
DATTILO, Benjamin F., Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, MEYER, David L., Dept of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221 and DEWING, Keith, Geol Survey of Canada, 3303-33rd St NW, Calgary, AB T2L 2A7, Canada, dattilob@ipfw.edu, dattilob@ipfw.edu
11:00 AM
Potential Evolutionary Significance of Meniscate Trace Fossils (Beaconites/Taenidium), from the Lowville Limestone (Upper Ordovician), Mohawk Valley, New York
TEGAN, Jennifer R., 208 Forest Home Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850 and ALLMON, Warren D., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, jtegan@cvf.biz, jtegan@cvf.biz
11:15 AM
Enigmatic Trace Fossils and Depositional Setting of the Clifty Formation (Devonian), Northwest Arkansas
BOSS, Stephen K., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701 and BLACKSTOCK, Joshua M., Earth Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204, jmblackstock@ualr.edu, jmblackstock@ualr.edu
11:30 AM
Tracing the Meter- to Kilometer-Scale Carbonate Seafloor Topography Following the Alamo Impact Event, Late Devonian, Nevada
ANDERSON, Julia, Minnesota Geological Survey, 2642 University Ave. W, St. Paul, MN 55114-1057 and TAPANILA, Leif, Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 S. 8th Ave. Stop 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209-8072, tapaleif@isu.edu, tapaleif@isu.edu
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