Cordilleran Section (104th Annual) and Rocky Mountain Section (60th Annual) Joint Meeting (19–21 March 2008)
Session No. 3 Wednesday, 19 March 2008
8:00 AM-11:35 AM, University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Student Union 213

S5. The Neoproterozoic and Lower Paleozoic of the Southern Great Basin and Eastern Mojave Desert Provinces: A Session to Honor the Life of John Cooper

Nicole Bonuso, Frank A. Corsetti and Russell Shapiro, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
3-18:15 AM THE CHUAR GROUP-UINTA MOUNTAIN GROUP-PAHRUMP GROUP CONNECTION REVISITED: A “SNAPSHOT” OF THE INFRA-STURTIAN EARTH SYSTEM: DEHLER, Carol M., Department of Geology, Utah State Univ, 4505 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, chuaria@cc.usu.edu
3-28:35 AM C-ISOTOPE STRATIGRAPHY OF THE REED DOLOMITE, WHITE-INYO MOUNTAINS, CALIFORNIA: LORENTZ, Nathaniel J., Geological Sciences, California State University-Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330, nathaniel.lorentz@csun.edu
3-38:55 AM COUPLED CARBON AND SULFUR ISOTOPE EXCURSIONS IN CARBONATES OF CABORCA, MEXICO: IMPLICATIONS FOR EDIACARAN MARINE OXYGENATION: LOYD, Sean J., Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, 3651 Trousdale Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089, loyd@usc.edu, CORSETTI, Frank A., Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, and KAUFMAN, Alan J., Geology Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
3-49:15 AM COOPED UP IN AN EDIACARAN SHELL: WHY DID CLOUDINA BIOMINERALIZE?: HAGADORN, James W., MORALES, Ariel B., and KLEIN, Benjamin Z., Department of Geology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, jwhagadorn@amherst.edu
 9:35 AM Break
3-59:55 AM BASIN ARCHITECTURE DURING THE CAMBRIAN EXPLOSION, DEATH VALLEY AREA, CALIFORNIA: PETRYSHYN, Victoria A., Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, 3651 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089, petryshy@usc.edu, CORSETTI, Frank, Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, and MALONEY, Jillian, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093
3-610:15 AM ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS ON MICROBIALITE DISTRIBUTION IN THE EARLY/MIDDLE CAMBRIAN CARRARA FORMATION, INYO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: ANDERSON, Thomas B., Geology, Sonoma State Univ, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609, tom.anderson@sonoma.edu
3-710:35 AM CONTROLS ON MICROFOSSIL-BEARING CHERT: NEW INSIGHTS FROM THE MIDDLE TO UPPER CAMBRIAN BONANZA KING FORMATION: HAUKEDAHL, Brett, Geology, Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN 56082, bhaukedahl@gmail.com, SHAPIRO, Russell, Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico, Box 205, Chico, CA 95929-0205, rsshapiro@csuchico.edu, and AWRAMIK, Stanley M., Department of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, Preston Cloud Research Laboratory, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
3-810:55 AM ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF PALEOKARST FROM THE LOWER ORDOVICIAN POGONIP GROUP NEAR BEATTY, NV: KERVIN, Robert, El Paso Production, 1001 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002, Robert.Kervin@ElPaso.com and WOODS, Adam, Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Fullerton, P.O. Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, awoods@fullerton.edu
 11:15 AM Concluding Remarks

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