Cordilleran Section (104th Annual) and Rocky Mountain Section (60th Annual) Joint Meeting (1921 March 2008)
Session No. 8 Wednesday, 19 March 2008
1:30 PM-5:00 PM, University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Student Union 209

T5. Rancholabrean Paleoecology of Western North America

Stephen M. Rowland and Aubrey M. Shirk, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
8-11:40 PM RECONSTRUCTING LATE PLIOCENE TO MIDDLE PLEISTOCENE DEATH VALLEY LAKES AND RIVER SYSTEMS AS A TEST OF PUPFISH (CYPRINODONTIDAE) DISPERSAL HYPOTHESES: KNOTT, Jeffrey R., Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Fullerton, Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834, jknott@FULLERTON.edu, MACHETTE, M.N., U.S. Geol Survey, MS 966, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225, KLINGER, Ralph E., U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 25007, 86-68530, Denver, CO 80225, LIDDICOAT, Joseph C., Department of Environmental Science, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, SARNA-WOJCICKI, Andrei M., U.S. Geological Survey (emeritus), 345 Middlefield Rd, MS 975, Menlo Park, CA 94025, and TINSLEY, John C., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
8-22:00 PM GEOCHRONOLOGY AND PALEOENVIRONMENT OF PLUVIAL HARPER LAKE, MOJAVE DESERT, CALIFORNIA: GARCIA, Anna L., Geological Sciences, CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, agarcia@mojavewater.org, KNOTT, Jeffrey R., Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Fullerton, Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834, BRIGHT, Jordon, Department of Geology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, and MAHAN, Shannon A., U.S. Geol Survey, Box 25046, MS 974, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225
8-32:20 PM CORRELATION OF PLUVIAL MUD LAKE, NEVADA SHORELINE CHANGES WITH PLEISTOCENE TEMPERATURE FLUCTUATIONS: DICKERSON, Robert P., S.M. Stoller Corp, 105 Technology Drive, Suite 190, Broomfield, CO 80021, rdickerson@stoller.com and MALCZYK, Nicholas
8-42:40 PM CONSTRAINING THE RANCHOLABREAN NORTH AMERICAN LAND MAMMAL AGE IN THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES: SCOTT, Eric, SPRINGER, Kathleen, and SAGEBIEL, J. Christopher, Division of Geological Sciences, San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA 92374, escott@sbcm.sbcounty.gov
8-53:00 PM PALEONTOLOGIC EXPLORATION AND GEOLOGIC MAPPING OF THE RANCHOLABREAN AGE LAS VEGAS FORMATION, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: SPRINGER, Kathleen B., SAGEBIEL, J. Christopher, MANKER, Craig, and SCOTT, Eric, Division of Geological Sciences, San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA 92374, kspringer@sbcm.sbcounty.gov
 3:20 PM Break
8-63:40 PM TAPHONOMY OF THE GILCREASE SPRING MOUND PALEONTOLOGICAL SITE, CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA: BONDE, Joshua William, Geoscience, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 8805 Jeffreys St #1106, Las Vegas, NV 89123, jwbonde@montana.edu, SHIRK, Aubrey M., Las Vegas, NV 89121, and ROWLAND, Steve, Geoscience, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154
8-74:00 PM GYPSUM CAVE REVISITED: A FAUNAL AND TAPHONOMIC ANALYSIS OF A RANCHOLABREAN-TO-HOLOCENE FAUNA IN SOUTHERN NEVADA: GLOWIAK, Elizabeth M., Moab, UT 84532, emglowiak@yahoo.com and ROWLAND, Stephen M., Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Box 454010, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010
8-84:20 PM UROCYON AND THE RANCHOLABREAN CANIDS FROM SNAKE CREEK BURIAL CAVE, SNAKE RANGE, NEVADA: VARHALMI, Meg E., 7332 Camden Pine Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89129, urocyon72@hotmail.com
8-94:40 PM LATE PLEISTOCENE CLIMATE AND VEGETATION RECONSTRUCTION USING POLLEN FROM A SEDIMENT CORE, EAST GLACIER LAKE, WYOMING, GLACIER LAKE ECOSYSTEM EXPERIMENT SITE (GLEES): MENSING, Scott A.1, KORFMACHER, John L.2, and MUSSELMAN, Robert2, (1) Department of Geography, Univ of Nevada, Reno, 201 Mackay Science Hall, Reno, NV 89557, smensing@unr.edu, (2) Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO 80526

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