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. 153
Sunday, 5 October 2008: 8:00 AM-4:45 PM

T49. What Good Are (Fossil) Plants Anyway? New Methods for Investigating Old Problems (Posters)

Paleontological Society; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies

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Habitat Patchiness during the Transition to the Modern, C4-Dominated Grassland Ecosystem in the Great Plains
FOX, David L., Department of Geology and Geophsyics, Univ of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, dlfox@umn.edu, dlfox@umn.edu
Stable Isotope Analysis of Fossil Plants from the Upper Triassic Ischigualasto Formation in the Northwest of Argentina
COLOMBI, Carina E., CONICET - Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad National de San Juan, Av. España 400 (Norte), San Juan, 5400, Argentina, MONTANEZ, Isabel, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Davis, One Shields Dr., Davis, CA 95616 and PARRISH, Judith Totman, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Univ of Idaho, P.O. Box 443022, Moscow, ID 83844, ccolombi@unsj.edu.ar, ccolombi@unsj.edu.ar
Carbon Isotopes In Fossil Sequences as Aridity Proxies
KOHN, Matthew J., Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Dr, Boise, ID 83725 and ZANAZZI, Alessandro, Geological Sciences, University of South Carolina, EWS 617, 701 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29208, mattkohn@boisestate.edu, mattkohn@boisestate.edu
Towards More Accurate Paleodietary Reconstructions: The Need for Geochemical and Isotopic Analyses of Fossilized Plants
FRICKE, Henry, Geology, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, hfricke@coloradocollege.edu, hfricke@coloradocollege.edu
Chemotaxonomy of N-Alkanes in Epicuticular Leaf Waxes of Modern Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: Applications to the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
BUSH, Rosemary T., Plant Biology and Conservation, Northwestern University, 2205 Tech Drive, 2-144 Hogan Hall c/o Nyree Zerega, Evanston, IL 60208 and SMITH, Francesca A., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, rosemarybush@gmail.com, rosemarybush@gmail.com
Unlocking the Potential of Fossil Charcoal: The Use of Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray Tomographic Microscopy
SCOTT, Andrew C.1, SMITH, Selena Y.2, COLLINSON, Margaret E.3, STAMPANONI, Marco4 and MARONE, Federica4, (1)Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom, (2)Earth Science, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham Hill, Egham, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom, (3)Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham Hill, Egham, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom, (4)Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, CH-5232, Switzerland, a.scott@es.rhul.ac.uk, a.scott@es.rhul.ac.uk
Integration of Palynological and Sedimentological Data Using a Multivariate Approach
LEPAGE, Ben, PECO Energy Company, 2301 Market Avenue, S9-1, Philadelphia, PA 19103 and DAVIES-VOLLUM, K. Sian, IAS Program in Environmental Sciences, University of Washington-Tacoma, Tacoma, WA 98402, ksdavies@washington.edu, ksdavies@washington.edu
Phytolith Analysis In Cenozoic Paleoecology and the Integration with Palynology: Spatial, Temporal, and Taxonomic Scales In Vegetation Inference Using Plant Microfossils
STRÖMBERG, Caroline A.E., Department of Biology & Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 351800, 24 Kincaid Hall, Seattle, WA 98195-1800, caestrom@u.washington.edu, caestrom@u.washington.edu
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