2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 32 Sunday, 18 October 2009
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Oregon Convention Center: Hall A

Paleontology: Paleoenvironments, Paleocommunities, Biogeography & Biostratigraphy (Posters)

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM
 Paper #Booth #
32-1123LATE PERMIAN PALEOENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS EXPOUNDED THROUGH ANALYSIS OF A FOREST-FLOOR PALEOSOL PROFILE, KAROO BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA: KNIGHT, Cassi1, GASTALDO, Robert A.1, and NEVELING, Johann2, (1) Department of Geology, Colby College, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901, knight.cassi@gmail.com, (2) Council for Geosciences, Private Bag x112, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
32-2124DECIPHERING THE EARLY TRIASSIC RECOVERY ENVIRONMENT: THE SEARCH FOR MUD AGGREGATES IN THE KAROO BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA: PLUDOW, Bryce A.1, GASTALDO, Robert A.1, and NEVELING, Johann2, (1) Department of Geology, Colby College, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901, bapludow@colby.edu, (2) Council for Geosciences, Private Bag x112, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
32-3125XRD-MINERALOGY OF LAKE BOSUMTWI (GHANA) SEDIMENTS AS A PROXY FOR PAST HYDROLOGIC VARIABILITY OF WEST AFRICA: ABEBE, Nardos T., Department of Geology and Environmental Science, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, nta2@uakron.edu, PECK, John A., Department of Geology and Environmental Science, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, SHANAHAN, Timothy M., Department of Marine Chemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, KING, J.W., Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Bay Campus, South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI 02882, OVERPECK, Jonathan T., Department of Geosciences and Institute for the Study of Planet Earth, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85719, and SCHOLZ, Christopher A., Department of Earth Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-1070
32-4126WHAT'S HIDING UNDER THE BED? BED-TO-BED HETEROGENEITY OF A NEWLY EXCAVATED SUCCESSION OF THE EDIACARA MEMBER, RAWNSLEY QUARTZITE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA: DZAUGIS, Mary E., Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI 02882, mdzaugis@u.rochester.edu, DROSER, Mary L., Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, GEHLING, James G., Science Centre, South Australian Museum, Morgan Thomas Lane, South Australia, Adelaide, 5000, Australia, DZAUGIS, Matthew P., School of Marine Science, University of Texas Marine Science Institute, 750 Channel View Drive, Port Aransas, TX 78373, and SAPPENFIELD, Aaron, Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521
32-5127PALEOECOLOGIC SIGNIFICANCE OF LATE IBEXIAN (LOWER ORDOVICIAN) TRILOBITES FROM THE SHALLOW BAY FORMATION (COW HEAD GROUP), WESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND: KARIM, Talia S., Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, tkarim@ku.edu
32-6128MIDDLE DEVONIAN (EMSIAN-EIFELIAN) MIXED TERRESTRIAL, ESTUARINE, AND MARINE-INVERTEBRATE ASSEMBLAGES FROM THE TROUT VALLEY FORMATION, BAXTER STATE PARK, MAINE: CHARSKY, Alyssa, BELTRAN, James, KNIGHT, Cassi, LANPHIER, Henry W., MALICK, Geoffrey T., MATHES, Samuel B., MCCARTHY, Andrew L., OAKES, Jeffery A., SCHWARZ, Jacob J., and GASTALDO, Robert A., Department of Geology, Colby College, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901, acharsky@colby.edu
32-7129THE PALEOECOLOGY OF A MISSISSIPPIAN REEF FROM NORTHWESTERN GEORGIA: LORD, Edwin and WALKER, Sally E., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, tedwin04@uga.edu
32-8130PERMINERALIZED ALETHOPTERIS AMBIGUA LESQUEREUX FROM THE PENNSYLVANIAN COALS OF IOWA: PALEOCLIMATIC AND PALEOECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS: WEHNER, Matthew and RAYMOND, Anne, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3115, matthewwehner@yahoo.com
32-9131RELATING PALEOBOTANIC, PALEOECOLOGIC, AND PALEOCLIMATIC VARIATION IN THE PENNSYLVANIAN-PERMIAN MARKLEY FORMATION OF NORTH-CENTRAL TEXAS: ROMANCHOCK, Charles M., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, 240 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, chrom@sas.upenn.edu, DIMICHELE, William A., Department of Paleobiology, NMNH Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, and CHANEY, Dan S., Deptartment of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, NMNH Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560
32-10132PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF WELLINGTON FORMATION (PERMIAN, OKLAHOMA) PALEOBOTANY: LUPIA, R., Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History / School of Geology & Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072, rlupia@ou.edu, PACK, J.M., Chesapeake Energy, 1516 George St, Edmond, OK 73003, SOREGHAN, M.J., School of Geology & Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, 100 E Boyd St, Norman, OK 73019, SOREGHAN, G.S., School of Geology & Geophysics, Univ. of Oklahoma, 100 East Boyd, Norman, OK 73019, and BURKHALTER, R.J., Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072
32-11133NEW MICROVERTEBRATE FAUNAL ASSEMBLAGE FROM THE UPPER TRIASSIC BLUE MESA MEMBER OF THE PETRIFIED FOREST FORMATION IN THE BLUE HILLS, EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA: NORMAN, Jessica R., Department of Geology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, normanj@mail.usf.edu, HECKERT, Andrew B., Dept. of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32067, Boone, NC 28608, KRZYZANOWSKI, Stan E., New Mexico Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, RINEHART, Larry F., Geoscience, New Mexico Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, and LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104
32-12134FOSSIL CHARCOAL IN CHINLE GROUP STRATA (UPPER TRIASSIC), NORTHERN ARIZONA: DISTRIBUTION AND SIGNIFICANCE: TANNER, Lawrence H., Dept. Biological Sciences, Le Moyne College, 1419 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse, NY 13214, tannerlh@lemoyne.edu and LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104
32-13135A NEW DINOSAUR ASSEMBLAGE FROM THE LOWER CRETACEOUS (ALBIAN) OF SOUTHERN NEVADA: BONDE, Joshua W.1, VARRICHIO, David J.2, and JACKSON, Frankie D.2, (1) Geoscience Department, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154, joshua.bonde@unlv.edu, (2) Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Bozeman, MT 59717
32-14136DELTA PLAIN ENVIRONMENTS AND ECOLOGY OF THE CRETACEOUS (CENOMANIAN) WOODBINE FORMATION AT THE ARLINGTON ARCHOSAUR SITE, NORTH TEXAS: MAIN, Derek J., Geology Dept, The University of Texas, Arlington, TX 76019-0049, maindinos@msn.com
32-15137TWO DISTINCT FROG DEATH ASSEMBLAGES FROM THE SHEEP PASS FORMATION (MAASTRICHTIAN-EOCENE), EAST-CENTRAL NEVADA: SHIRK, Aubrey M., Geoscience, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154, shirka2@unlv.nevada.edu, BONDE, Joshua W., Geoscience Department, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154, DRUSCHKE, Peter A., Exploration, ExxonMobil, Houston, TX 77002, and HILTON, Richard P., Earth Science, Sierra College, 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677
32-16138FOSSIL PLANTS IN THE EOCENE GREENHOUSE: DECIPHERING AN ALASKAN PALEOCLIMATE WITH PETRIFIED LEAVES: LOOPE, Garrison R., Department of Geology, Oberlin College, 1300 N 37th St, Lincoln, NE 68503, gloope@gmail.com
32-17139AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF PALEONTOLOGICAL RESEARCH OF THE EOCENE REPUBLIC LOCALITY, NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON STATE, USA: VOLKMAN, Karl E., Stonerose Interpretive Center, 15-1 North Kean Street, Republic, WA 99166, srcollections@rcabletv.com, PIGG, Kathleen B., School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 85287-4501, and DEVORE, Melanie L., Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061
32-18140THE SIGNIFICANCE OF TROPICAL PLANT OCCURRENCE IN THE REPUBLIC FLORA: PIGG, Kathleen B.1, DEVORE, Melanie L.2, BENEDICT, John C.1, and TAYLOR, Witt1, (1) School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 85287-4501, kpigg@asu.edu, (2) Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061
32-19141USING THE REPUBLIC FLORA TO UNDERSTAND AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS OF THE EOCENE: DEVORE, Melanie L., Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Georgia College & State University, 135 Herty Hall, Milledgeville, GA 31061, melanie.devore@gcsu.edu, PIGG, Kathleen B., School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 85287-4501, and VOLKMAN, Karl E., Stonerose Interpretive Center, 15-1 North Kean Street, Republic, WA 99166
32-20142PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS ON THE FLORAL DIVERSITY IN THE EARLY TERTIARY CHUCKANUT FORMATION, NORTHWEST WASHINGTON, USA: BREEDLOVESTROUT, Renee L., Exploration Company, ExxonMobil, 222 Benmar Drive, Houston, TX 77060, breedlovestrout@gmail.com
32-21143THE EOCENE MOONLIGHT FLORA, PLUMAS COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, AND THE CLARNO CONNECTION: LOVELOCK, Elizabeth Clare, Department of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, lovelock@umail.ucsb.edu and TIFFNEY, Bruce H., Department of Earth Science and College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
32-22144FLUCTUATING ASYMMETRY IN LEAVES: A POTENTIAL PROXY FOR PALEOELEVATION ?: KOUWENBERG, Lenny, Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 3060 Valley Life Science Building, Berkeley, CA 94720, lenny.kouwenberg@berkeley.edu and PUNYASENA, Surangi W., Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 505 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801
32-23145EQUATORIAL PALEOCOMMUNITIES AND PALEOENVIRONMENTS OF THE MATMOR FORMATION (LATE CALLOVIAN, MIDDLE JURASSIC) OF SOUTHERN ISRAEL: BELDING, Elyssa1, WILSON, Mark A.2, SHARPE, Meredith2, BOWEN, Jeff2, and LEHMANN, Sophie3, (1) School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, ebelding09@wooster.edu, (2) Department of Geology, The College of Wooster, 1189 Beall Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, (3) Geology, Miami University, Shideler Hall, Oxford, OH 45056
32-24146MIOCENE FORAMINIFERAL BIOFACIES ALONG THE CARIBBEAN COAST OF NORTHWEST PANAMA: GARCIA INGUANTI, Carla1, GUROCAK-ORHUN, Ozlem1, MATTHEWS, Francis Alex1, COLLINS, Laurel S.2, and O'DEA, Aaron3, (1) Dept. of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, cgarc003@fiu.edu, (2) Dept. of Earth and Environment, and Dept. of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, (3) Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843 - 03092, Panama, 03092, Panama
32-25147PALEOENVIRONMENTS OF THE UPPER MIOCENE TUIRA FORMATION, DARIEN, PANAMA: GUROCAK-ORHUN, Ozlem, Dept. of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, oguro001@fiu.edu and COLLINS, Laurel S., Dept. of Earth and Environment, and Dept. of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199
32-26148CORAL FAUNAL PARTITIONING AND REEF DEVELOPMENT WITHIN A MIXED CARBONATE-SILICICLASTIC SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHIC CONTEXT: KLAUS, James S., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Miami, 1301 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146, j.klaus@miami.edu, MCNEILL, Donald F., CSL-Center for Carbonate Research, University of Miami-RSMAS, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, and BUDD, Ann F., Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, North Capitol St, Iowa City, IA 52242
32-27149ASSEMBLAGES OF ATTACHED (ENCRUSTING) FORAMINIFERA ACROSS A SMALL, CARBONATE PLATFORM, SAN SALVADOR, BAHAMAS: TICHENOR, Hal R. Jr, Department of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, 101 Graham Building, Greenville, NC 27858, Tichenorh10@ecu.edu and LEWIS, Ronald D., Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849-5305
32-28150BIOGEOGRAPHY OF EXTANT NORTH AMERICAN MAMMALS: SPATIAL TURNOVER IN RELATION TO CLIMATIC AND PHYSIOGRAPHIC VARIABLES: CHANG, Lucy, University of California Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, luchang@berkeley.edu, FOX, David L., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, and BADGLEY, Catherine, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
32-29151FIRST RECORDS OF TWO LARGE LAND MAMMALS IN MIDDLE EOCENE COASTAL PLAIN STRATA OF TEXAS: WESTGATE, James W., Earth & Space Sciences, Lamar University, PO Box 10031, Beaumont, TX 77710, james.westgate@lamar.edu
32-30152UPPER CRETACEOUS (SANTONIAN) AMBER FROM THE INGERSOLL SHALE (EUTAW FORMATION), EASTERN ALABAMA: MODES OF OCURRENCE, CHARACTER, FOSSIL INCLUSIONS, AND PALEOBOTANICAL AFFINITY: KNIGHT, Terrell K.1, BINGHAM, P. Sean1, GRIMALDI, David A.2, ANDERSON, Ken B.3, LEWIS, Ronald D.1, and SAVRDA, Charles E.1, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, AL 36849, scavenger21@gmail.com, (2) Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, (3) Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University, MS 4324, Carbondale, IL 62901
32-31153DINOSAURIAN FAUNA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES: KING, James L., The University of Alabama, 631 Bozeman Road, Sulligent, AL 35586, jlking2@bama.ua.edu and EBERSOLE, Sandy M., Geological Survey of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
32-32154FIRST REPORT AND BIOGEOGRAPHIC SIGNIFICANCE OF AN EXTREMELY LARGE GLADIUS OF TUSOTEUTHIS LONGA LOGAN (COLEOIDEA, TEUTHIDA) FROM THE PEMBINA MEMBER OF THE PIERRE FORMATION (CAMPANIAN) IN NORTH DAKOTA: HOGANSON, John W., North Dakota Geological Survey, 1016 East Calgary Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505-0840, jhoganso@nd.gov
32-33155LATE ORDOVICIAN THROUGH MIDDLE SILURIAN GASTROPODA OF THE EASTERN GREAT BASIN: FREDERICK, Philip A. Jr, Earth and Physical Science, Sul Ross State University, 303 Mulberry St, Alpine, TX 79830, pfrederick@sulross.edu and ROHR, David M., Earth and Physical Sciences, Sul Ross State Univ, Alpine, TX 79832
32-34156DEVONIAN PHACOPID TRILOBITES AND LINGULOID BRACHIOPODS AT THE BASE OF THE KASKASKIA SEQUENCE IN THE MIOGEOCLINAL LIPPINCOTT SANDSTONE, BASAL LOST BURRO FORMATION, NORTHERN NOPAH RANGE, EASTERN CALIFORNIA, USA: LEATHAM, W. Britt and ROBLES, Matthew R., Department of Geological Sciences, California State University San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407, bleatham@csusb.edu
32-35157OSTRACODES, ROCK FACIES AND MAGNETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY OF THE TROIS-FONTAINES / TERRES D'HAURS TRANSITION IN THE TYPE LOCALITY FOR THE GIVETIAN: CASIER, Jean-Georges1, CAMBIER, Geoffrey2, DEVLEESCHOUWER, Xavier3, PETITCLERC, Estelle3, and PRÉAT, Alain R.Y.2, (1) Department of Paleontology, Royal Belgian Institute of natural Sciences, Vautier street, 29, Brussels, B-1000, Belgium, casier@naturalsciences.be, (2) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Brussels, F. Roosevelt av., 50, Brussels, B-1000, Belgium, (3) Belgian Geological Survey, Royal Belgian Institute of natural Sciences, Vautier street, 29, Brussels, B-1000, Belgium
32-36158A TRIASSIC TIMESCALE 2009: LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104, spencer.lucas@state.nm.us
32-37159LAND-VERTEBRATE FAUNACHRONS, GIS AND CLADOTAXONOMY: TOWARDS A GLOBAL TRIASSIC TETRAPOD BIOCHRONOLOGY: SPIELMANN, Justin1, LUCAS, Spencer G.2, HECKERT, Andrew B.3, SULLIVAN, Robert4, and JASINSKI, Steve4, (1) New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albquerque, NM 87104-1375, justin.spielmann1@state.nm.us, (2) New Mexico Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104, (3) Dept. of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32067, Boone, NC 28608, (4) State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St, Harrisburg, PA 17120
32-38160STRATIGRAPHIC ILLUMINATION: DIGITIZING THE USGS DENVER INOCERAMID COLLECTION: LEWIS, Caitlin M., Anthropology, University of Denver, 2075 S. Josephine St, #206, Denver, CO 80210, clewis40@du.edu, ARNTZEN, Katherine, Anthropology, University of Denver, 2000 E. Asbury Ave, Sturm Hall 146, Denver, CO 80208, and MCKINNEY, Kevin C., USGS, MS 980, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225
32-39161IDENTIFYING INOCERAMIDS WITH WILLIAM A. COBBAN'S USGS DIGITIZED PRIMER: ARNTZEN, Katherine, Anthropology, University of Denver, 2000 E. Asbury Ave, Sturm Hall 146, Denver, CO 80208, karntzen@du.edu, LEWIS, Caitlin M., Anthropology, University of Denver, 2075 S. Josephine St, #206, Denver, CO 80210, and MCKINNEY, Kevin C., USGS, MS 980, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225
32-40162THE LONG-PROBOSCID POLLINATION SYNDROME IN MID MESOZOIC EURASIA: IMPLICTIONS FOR YIXIAN FORMATION AGE: LABANDEIRA, Conrad C., Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, labandec@si.edu
32-41163DISCOVERY OF LOWER CRETACEOUS RADIOLARIANS FROM THE SPONTANG OPHIOLITE, LADAKH, NW INDIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR NEO-TETHYAN EVOLUTION: BAXTER, Alan T.1, AITCHISON, Jonathan C.2, ZYABREV, Sergey V.3, and ALI, Jason R.1, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, alantbaxter@gmail.com, (2) School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Madsen Blg F09, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (3) Institute for Tectonics & Geophysics, 65 Kim Yu Chen Street, Khabarovsk, 680000, Russia
32-42164A LATE CRETACEOUS FAUNAL ASSEMBLAGE AT RANCOCAS, NEW JERSEY: BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC IMPLICATIONS: BRAUDY, Nicole, Department of Geology, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY 11210, nbraudy@gmail.com, LANDMAN, Neil H., Division of Paleontology (Invertebrates), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192, GARB, Matthew P., Department of Geology and the Doctoral Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center, Brooklyn, NY 11210, and JOHNSON, Ralph O., Monmouth Amateur Paleontologist's Society, 57 Oceanport Ave, West Long Branch, NJ 07764
32-43165INTEGRATED PLANKTONIC FORAMINIFERA AND CALCAREOUS NANNOFOSSIL BIOSTRATIGRAPHY OF THE UPPER MAASTRICHTIAN-LOWER EOCENE SUCCESSION IN WESTEN SINAI, EGYPT: SHAHIN, Safaa M.1, MOHAMED, Saad A.1, SCOTT, David B.2, AYYAD, Salah N.3, SHAHIN, Abdalla M.3, and FARIS, Mahmoud M.4, (1) Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H3J5, Canada, shahin_safaa@yahoo.com, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, (3) Geology Department, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt, (4) Geology Department, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
32-44166THE AGE OF A THEROPOD DINOSAUR, BASED UPON ASSOCIATED PALYNOASSEMBLAGES, FROM THE SNOW HILL ISLAND FORMATION (MAASTRICHTIAN) AT THE NAZE, JAMES ROSS ISLAND, ANTARCTICA: MARTIN, James E., Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701, DI PASQUO, Mercedes, Consejo de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas (CONICET), Universidad de Buenos Aires, Departamento de Geología, Pabellón 2, Ciudad Universitaria, (C1428EHA), Buenos Aires, Argentina, CASE, Judd A., College of Science, Health & Engineering, Eastern Washington University, 138 Communications Bldg, Cheney, WA 99004, jcase@mail.ewu.edu, and SAWYER, J. Foster, Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701
32-45167MEGA-TSUNAMI HYPOTHESIS TO EXPLAIN PRESENCE OF REWORKED ARABIAN CARBONIFEROUS PALYNOMORPHS IN THE PANNA FORMATION (PALEOCENE-EARLY EOCENE) OF THE MUMBAI OFFSHORE BASIN, INDIA: KUMAR, Arun, Institute of Petroleum and Minerals, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261 Saudi Arabia, arunkumarlko@hotmail.com
32-46168THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE TRANSITION IN THE EASTERN GULF COASTAL PLAIN: PLANKTONIC FORAMINIFERAL BIOSTRATIGRAPHY: FLUEGEMAN, Richard, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Ball State University, Main campus, Muncie, IN 47306-0475, rfluegem@bsu.edu
32-47169A COMPARISON OF THE TAXONOMIC COMPOSITON OF MEDIAL MIOCENE EQUIDS (MAMMALIA: PERISSODACTYLA) FROM THE MISSION PIT, SOUTH DAKOTA AND ASHFALL FOSSIL BEDS, NEBRASKA: FAMOSO, Nicholas A., Highway Salvage Paleontology, University of Nebraska State Museum, W436 Nebraska Hall, UNL, Lincoln, NE 68588-0514, sdhardrocker05@hotmail.com and PAGNAC, Darrin, Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E Saint Joesph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
32-48170A PLIOCENE (BLANCAN NALMA) OCCURRENCE OF THE URSAVINE BEAR, AGRIOTHERIUM CF. SCHNEIDERI FROM HAGERMAN FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, ID: GENSLER A, Philip, Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, P.O. Box 570, 221 N. State Street, Hagerman, ID 83332, Phil_Gensler@nps.gov, SAMUELS, Joshua X., UCLA, 1400 Valley Run, Durham, NC 27707, and MEACHEN-SAMUELS, Julie, NESCENT, 2024 W. Main St, Siute A200, Durham, NC 27705
32-49171MAMMUTHUS AND CAMELOPS FROM PLEISTOCENE STRATA ALONG THE CALTRANS STATE ROUTE 180 WEST PROJECT, FRESNO, CALIFORNIA: DUNDAS, Robert G., HARMSEN, Frederika J., and WAKABAYASHI, John, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, CA 93740, rdundas@csufresno.edu
32-50172LATE PLEISTOCENE BISON CF. B. LATIFRONS FROM FRESNO, CALIFORNIA WITH COMMENTS ON THE AGE OF THE UPPER UNIT OF THE MODESTO FORMATION: IBARRA, Yesenia, DUNDAS, Robert G., HARMSEN, Frederika J., and VAN DE WATER, Peter, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, CA 93740, yese1127@csufresno.edu

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