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. 339
Thursday, 9 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T43. Field and Quantitative Paleontology, Micropaleontology, and Taxonomy: A Memorial to Roger L. Kaesler

Paleontological Society; Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM); Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Julie B. Retrum and Stephen T. Hasiotis, Advocates
Paper #
Start Time
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
A Treatise for the 21st Century
SELDEN, Paul A., Paleontological Institute, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lindley Hall, Rm 120, Lawrence, KS 66045, paulselden@mac.com, paulselden@mac.com
8:30 AM
Quantitative Calcareous Microfossil Diversity Fluctuations across the Eocene/Oligocene Boundary in Tanzania: A Comparison Between the Phytoplankton and Zooplankton Response
WADE, Bridget1, DUNKLEY JONES, Tom2, PEARSON, Paul3 and BOWN, Paul2, (1)Department of Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77840, (2)Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, London, WCE 6BT, United Kingdom, (3)School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF10 3YE, United Kingdom, bwade@tamu.edu, bwade@tamu.edu
8:45 AM
Verification on the Evolutionary Pattern of Permo-Carboniferous Fusulinid Fauna In South China
SHI, Yukun, Geology, School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 22# Hankou Road, Nanjing, 210093, China, fossils@nju.edu.cn, fossils@nju.edu.cn
9:00 AM
Biodiversity of Modern Temperate to Subtropical Monothalamid Foraminifera
GOLDSTEIN, Susan T., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, HABURA, Andrea, Wadsworth Center, NY State Department of Health, C152 ESP, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201 and BOWSER, Samuel S., Wadsworth Ctr, P.O. Box 509, Albany, NY 12201, sgoldst@gly.uga.edu, sgoldst@gly.uga.edu
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
Effects of Different Data Types on Paleocommunity Analyses: A Case-Study from the Finis Shale (Pennsylvanian) of Texas
FORCINO, Frank L.1, STAFFORD, Emily S.2, WARNER, Jared J.3, MICHLIN, Tova S.3, PALAZZOLO, Lauren M.3, WEBB, Amelinda E.3, LEIGHTON, Lindsey R.3, SCHNEIDER, Chris L.4, MORROW, Jared R.3 and SCHELLENBERG, Stephen A.3, (1)Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Alberta, AB T6G 2E3, Canada, (2)Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University, 294 Belk, Cullowhee, NC 28723, (3)Department of Geological Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, (4)Department of Geology, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, forcino@ualberta.ca, forcino@ualberta.ca
9:45 AM
Use of Elliptical Fourier Analysis to Determined Morphospace Occupation in Modern Edentulous Mussels to Help Identify “Natural” Limits of Fossil Groups
BURTON-KELLY, Mathew, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, University of North Dakota, 81 Cornell Street, Stop 8358, Grand Forks, ND 58202 and HARTMAN, Joseph H., Geology and Geological Engineering, University of North Dakota, 81 Cornell Street Stop 8358, Grand Forks, ND 58202, matthew.burton.kelly@und.edu, matthew.burton.kelly@und.edu
10:00 AM
From Salina to the Salinas---the Influence of Roger Kaesler on An Ostracodologist
PARK, Lisa E., Department of Geology and Environmental Science, The University of Akron, 252 Buchtel Commons, Crouse Hall, Akron, OH 44325-4101, lepark@uakron.edu, lepark@uakron.edu
10:15 AM
Western Interior Early Cretaceous Hiatus Likely to Be Much Shorter Than Previously Reported—New Biostratigraphic Results Derived from Nonmarine Ostracod Correlations
SAMES, Benjamin, Institut für Paläontologie, Universität Wien, Geozentrum, Althanstrasse 14, Wien, 1090, Austria, SCHUDACK, Michael E., Fachrichtung Paläontologie, Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Geologische Wissenschaften, Malteserstrasse 74-100, Berlin, 12249, Germany and CIFELLI, Richard L., Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, 2401 Chautauqua Drive, Norman, OK 73072, benjamin.sames@univie.ac.at, benjamin.sames@univie.ac.at
10:30 AM
Diversification of the Ostracod Genus Cyprideis in Lake Pannon Triggered by Environmental Changes (Late Miocene, Austria)
GROSS, Martin1, MINATI, Klaus2, DANIELOPOL, Dan L.2 and PILLER, Werner E.2, (1)Geology & Palaeontology, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Weinzoettlstrasse 16, Graz, A-8045, Austria, (2)Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 26, Graz, A-8010, Austria, martin.gross@museum-joanneum.at, martin.gross@museum-joanneum.at
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Environmental and Biotic Changes around the Cenomanian/Turonian Boundary (Late Cretaceous): Scenario of a Mass Extinction
MONNET, Claude, Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, Zurich, 8006, Switzerland and BUCHER, Hugo, Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, Zürich, 8006, Switzerland, claude.monnet@pim.uzh.ch, claude.monnet@pim.uzh.ch
11:15 AM
Backfilled Meniscate Burrows in Lower Permian (Wolfcampian) Paleosols, Council Grove Group, Western Kansas
COUNTS, John W., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 120 Lindley Hall, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613 and HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lindley Hall, rm 120, Lawrence, KS 66045, jwcounts@gmail.com, jwcounts@gmail.com
11:30 AM
Foraminifera Used In the Construction of Miocene Polychaete Tubes, Monterey Formation, California, USA
FINGER, Kenneth L., Museum of Paleontology, University of California, 1101 Valley Life Sciences Bldg, Berkeley, CA 94720-4780, FLENNIKEN, Megan M., Biological Sciences Department, Mount Holyoke College, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075 and LIPPS, Jere H., Department of Integrative Biology & Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-4780, kfinger@uclink.berkeley.edu, kfinger@uclink.berkeley.edu
11:45 AM
The Importance of Neoichnology to the Field of Micropaleontology – Roger Kaesler's Final Research Experiment
RETRUM, Julie B., HASIOTIS, Stephen T. and KAESLER, Roger L., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, retrum@ku.edu, retrum@ku.edu
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