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. 314
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM



Lawrence Krissek and Scott W. Lepley, Chairs
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Start Time
1:30 PM
Can the Stable Hydrogen Isotopic Composition of Dinosterol Be Used to Reconstruct Paleosalinity?
VAN DER MEER, Marcel T.J.1, BAAS, Marianne1, BOERE, Arjan1, BIJMA, Jelle2, ZONDERVAN, Ingrid2, BENTHIEN, Albert2, SINNINGHE DAMSTÉ, Jaap S.1 and SCHOUTEN, Stefan1, (1)Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P.O. Box 59, Den Burg, 1790AB, Netherlands, (2)Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, PO Box 12 01 61, Bremerhaven, D-27515, Germany, mvdmeer@nioz.nl, mvdmeer@nioz.nl
1:45 PM
The Accuracy of Noble Gas Temperatures as a Paleoclimate Proxy: A Modeling Investigation
CEY, Bradley D., Jackson School of Geosciences, Univ of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712-0254, bdc@mail.utexas.edu, bdc@mail.utexas.edu
2:00 PM
Improved Sample Selection Techniques to Generate a Modern High Resolution Carbon Isotopic Drought Record from the Missouri American Long Oak Chronology
LEPLEY, Scott W., University of Missouri, 101 Geological Sciences Bldg, Columbia, MO 65211, MACLEOD, Kenneth, Geology, University of Missouri, 101 Geological Sciences, Columbia, MO 65211 and GUYETTE, Richard, Forestry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, swlyqf@mizzou.edu, swlyqf@mizzou.edu
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Coarse Fraction Abundances and the Plio-Pleistocene Record of Iceberg-Rafting at IODP Sites 1305 and 1308, North Atlantic Ocean
KRISSEK, Lawrence1, MCKEE, Margaret Haack2, LEITNER, P.3, STOLL, A.3, KRISSEK, P.3, CALHOUN, J.P.1, BAUMGARTNER, L.1, BLAKE, Daniel4 and GULEFF, E.1, (1)School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State Univ, 125 S. Oval, Columbus, OH 43210, (2)Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, (3)The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, (4)Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, krissek.1@osu.edu, krissek.1@osu.edu
2:45 PM
Palaeoseasonality in the Pliocene of the North Atlantic
KNOWLES, Tanya, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom, HAYWOOD, Alan, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom, WILLIAMS, Mark, Department of Geology, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, United Kingdom, TAYLOR, Paul, Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom and OKAMURA, Beth, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom, t.knowles@nhm.ac.uk, t.knowles@nhm.ac.uk
3:00 PM
Mid-Pliocene Asian Monsoon Development and the Onset of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation
ZHANG, Yi Ge, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, ygzhang@uga.edu, ygzhang@uga.edu
3:15 PM
Foraminiferal Assemblage Evidence for a Proto-Gulf Stream during the Maastrichtian (Blake Nose, western North Atlantic)
ISAZA-LONDOÑO, Carolina, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Missouri, 101 Geological Sciences Bldg, Columbia, MO 65211, MACLEOD, Kenneth G., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, 101 Geological Sciences Bldg, Columbia, MO 65211 and HUBER, Brian T., Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, MCR 121, Washington, DC 20013-7012, ci3z4@mizzou.edu, ci3z4@mizzou.edu
3:30 PM
Turonian Subtropical Paleotemperatures from “Glassy” Foraminifera in East Africa and Their Implications for Modeling Greenhouse Climates
MACLEOD, Kenneth G.1, HUBER, Brian2, BICE, Karen L.3 and JIMÉNEZ-BERROCOSO, Álvaro1, (1)Geological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, (2)Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012 NHB MRC 121, Washington, DC 20013, (3)Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, macleodk@missouri.edu, macleodk@missouri.edu
3:45 PM
A Calcium Isotope Record across the Permian-Triassic Boundary from An Isolated Carbonate Platform in South China
PAYNE, Jonathan L., Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg 320, Stanford, CA 94305, TURCHYN, Alexandra, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom, PAYTAN, Adina, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, DEPAOLO, Donald J., Univ California - Berkeley, 301 McCone Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-4767, LEHRMANN, Daniel J., Department of Geology, Univ of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901, WEI, Jiayong, Guizhou Regional Mapping Team, Guizhou Geological Survey, Bagongli, Guiyang, 550005, China and YU, Meiyi, College of Resource and Environment Engineering, Guizhou University, Guiyang, 550025, China, jlpayne@stanford.edu, jlpayne@stanford.edu
4:00 PM
Sea Ice and Paleoceanographic Conditions in the Amundsen Gulf, Canadian Arctic during the Late Holocene
GIBB, Olivia T.1, SCOTT, David B.1, SCHELL, Trecia M.1, ROCHON, Andre2 and BLASCO, Steve3, (1)Department of Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H4J1, Canada, (2)ISMER, Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski, QC G5L 3A1, Canada, (3)Natural Resouces Canada, Geological Survey of Canada - Atlantic, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2, oliviagibb@dal.ca, oliviagibb@dal.ca
4:15 PM
Initial Results of Andrill's Southern McMurdo Sound Project Drillcore and-2A: Early Miocene to Recent Geological History of the Victoria Land Basin, Antarctica
HARWOOD, David M.1, FLORINDO, Fabio2, TALARICO, Franco3 and LEVY, Richard1, (1)ANDRILL Science Management Office, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Nebrska-Lincoln, 126 Bessey Hall, PO Box 880340, Lincoln, NE 68588-0340, (2)Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Via di Vigna Murata 605, Roma, 00143, Italy, (3)Department of Physical Sciences, Earth and Environment, University of Siena, Via Laterina 8, Siena, 53100, Italy, dharwood1@unl.edu, dharwood1@unl.edu