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. 207
Monday, 6 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

T9. Crises on the Reefs? Anticipating the Effects of Global Warming on Reefs by Reference to the Fossil Record—Is the Past Really the Key to the Present in the New Field of Conservation Paleobiology?

Paleontological Society; Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM); Paleontologic Research Institute; Cushman Foundation; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Claudia C. Johnson, Jere Lipps, George D. Stanley Jr and Dennis Hubbard, Advocates
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Start Time
1:30 PM
Paleoecological Patterns of Reef Death and Possible Causes for the Carbonate Collapse at the End-Triassic Mass Extinction
MARTINDALE, Rowan, Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, 117 ZHS, USC, 3651 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0470 and BOTTJER, David, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Zumberge Hall 117, Los Angeles, CA 90254, rmartind@usc.edu, rmartind@usc.edu
1:45 PM
Boom and Bust Cycles In Paleozoic Reefs: Comparing Late Ordovician and Late Devonian Mass Extinctions and Subsequent Recoveries
COPPER, Paul, Laurentian Univ, Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6, Canada, pcopper@nickel.laurentian.ca, pcopper@nickel.laurentian.ca
2:00 PM
Evolutionary History of Photosymbiosis and Its Implications for the Future of Reefs
LIPPS, Jere H., CAZASSA, Lorraine R., FAY, Scott A. and WEBER, Michele, Department of Integrative Biology & Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, jlipps@berkeley.edu, jlipps@berkeley.edu
2:15 PM
Phanerozoic Reef Crises and the HEATT Model
KIDDER, David L. and WORSLEY, Thomas R., Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, Athens, OH 45701-2979, kidder@ohio.edu, kidder@ohio.edu
2:30 PM
The Demise of Acropora Palmata in Caribbean Reefs: Past, Present and Future
HUBBARD, Dennis K., Dept. of Geology, Oberlin College, 52 W. Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074 and LAGOMARCINO, Anne, Dept. of Geology, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 0013, Cincinnati, OH 45221, dennis.hubbard@oberlin.edu, dennis.hubbard@oberlin.edu
2:45 PM
Association of Paleoenvironment and Evolutionary Grade of Reef Constructors through the Phanerozoic
JOHNSON, Claudia C., Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, claudia@indiana.edu, claudia@indiana.edu
3:00 PM
U-Th Dating of Holocene Sea Level Highstands Using Fringing Coral Reefs along the Vietnamese Coast
NGUYEN, AI D.1, YU, Kefu2, ZHAO, Jian-xin2 and GASPARON, Massimo1, (1)Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia campus, Birsbane, 4072, Australia, (2)Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4072, Australia, aidnguyen@gmail.com, aidnguyen@gmail.com
3:15 PM
Anomalous Enhanced Calcification in Irregular Archaeocyaths in a High-CO2 World: Evidence for Photosymbiosis in Irregular Archaeocyaths
HICKS, Melissa, Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, 204 Heroy Geology Laboratory, Syracuse, NY 13244 and ROWLAND, Stephen M., Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Box 454010, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, steve.rowland@unlv.edu, steve.rowland@unlv.edu
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