2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 50 Sunday, 18 October 2009
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Oregon Convention Center: Portland Ballroom 256

Paleontology: Extinction & Turnover

Stephen R. Westrop and Felisa Smith, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
50-11:30 PM THE GEOZOIC: AN INFORMAL SUPEREON AND A TERMINOLOGICAL CONVENIENCE: KOWALEWSKI, Michal1, ALROY, John2, BOYER, Alison G.3, BROWN, James H.4, FINNEGAN, Seth5, KRAUSE, Richard A. Jr6, LYONS, S. Kathleen7, MCCLAIN, Craig R.8, MCSHEA, Dan9, NOVACK-GOTTSHALL, Philip M.10, PAYNE, Jonathan11, SMITH, Felisa4, SPAETH, Paula A.8, STEMPIEN, Jennifer A.12, and WANG, Steve C.13, (1) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, michalk@vt.edu, (2) Paleobiology Database, University of California, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, (3) Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Section, Univ. California- San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, MC 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093, (4) Biology, University of New Mexico, MSC 03-2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (5) Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 320, Stanford, CA 94305, (6) Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, Germany, (7) Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013, (8) National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, 2024 W. Main Street, Suite A200, Durham, NC 27705, (9) Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, (10) Department of Biological Sciences, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL 60532, (11) Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 320, Stanford, CA 94305, (12) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80309, (13) Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081
50-21:45 PM CONFIDENCE INTERVALS FOR THE DURATION OF A MASS EXTINCTION: WANG, Steve C. and WONG, Heidi, Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, scwang@swarthmore.edu
50-32:00 PM THE ONES THAT GOT AWAY: A RELICT, POST-EXTINCTION TRILOBITE FAUNA IN THE CAMBRIAN—ORDOVICIAN BOUNDARY INTERVAL OF NEW YORK: WESTROP, Stephen R., Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and School of Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072, swestrop@ou.edu and LANDING, Ed, New York State Musuem, Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12230
50-42:15 PM REGIONAL PALEOECOLOGY AND GLOBAL PALEOGEOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF TENTACULITOIDS: WITTMER, Jacalyn M., Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnical Institute, 3052 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, wittmerj@vt.edu
50-52:30 PM COMPARATIVE PALEOECOLOGY OF A DISTAL CARBONATE RAMP TO BASIN: EARLY MISSISSIPPIAN LODGEPOLE FORMATION, MONTANA: GAHN, Forest J. and PRUETT, Preston A., Department of Geology, Brigham Young University--Idaho, Romney 150, Rexburg, ID 83460-0510, pru05004@byui.edu
50-62:45 PM LATE EIFELIAN (MIDDLE DEVONIAN) BIOTIC TURNOVER PATTERNS IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA -- WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR GLOBAL BIO-EVENTS NEAR THE EIFELIAN-GIVETIAN STAGE BOUNDARY: DESANTIS, Michael K., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Building, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, desantmk@uc.edu and BRETT, Carlton E., Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221
50-73:00 PM EVALUATING LATE TRIASSIC FAUNAL CHANGE AND THE RISE OF DINOSAURS: EXAMPLES FROM THE CHINLE FORMATION OF NORTH-CENTRAL NEW MEXICO: IRMIS, Randall B., Utah Museum of Natural History and Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0050, irmis@umnh.utah.edu
50-83:15 PM SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LATE TRIASSIC AND MODERN REEFS: MARTINDALE, Rowan, Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, 117 ZHS, USC, 3651 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0470, rmartind@usc.edu and BOTTJER, David J., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Zumberge Hall 117, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740
 3:30 PM Break
50-93:45 PM THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CONTEMPORANEOUS SHIVA IMPACT STRUCTURE AND DECCAN VOLCANISM AT THE KT BOUNDARY: CHATTERJEE, Sankar, Geosciences, Texas Tech Univ, MS Box 41053, Lubbock, TX 79409-3191, sankar.chatterjee@ttu.edu and MEHROTRA, Naresh M., Paleobotany, Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleobotany, 53 University Road, Lucknow, 226007, India
50-104:00 PM ADDITIONS TO THE EARLIEST PALEOCENE MULTITUBERCULATE MAMMALS OF GARFIELD COUNTY, MONTANA: WEIL, Anne, Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, 1111 W. 17th St, Tulsa, OK 74107, anne.weil@okstate.edu and BOLWAHNN-BARFOOT, Alanna, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, 1111 W. 17th St, Tulsa, OK 74107
50-114:15 PM NUTRIENT DECLINE, RAINFALL PATTERNS, AND THE END-PLIOCENE REGIONAL MASS EXTINCTION IN FLORIDA: SLIKO, Jennifer, Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, Jsliko@gmail.com and HERBERT, Gregory S., Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620
50-124:30 PM HOW METABOLIC RATE AFFECTS SURVIVORSHIP: THE GRIM STORY OF BIVALVES ACROSS A PLIOCENE EXTINCTION: BURZYNSKI, Greg1, KELLEY, Patricia H.1, and TOBIAS, Craig R.2, (1) Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5944, gmb2125@uncw.edu, (2) Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, 1080 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
50-134:45 PM ECOLOGICAL AND EVOLUTIONARY ASYNCHRONY IN CARIBBEAN EXTINCTION: O'DEA, Aaron, Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843 - 03092, Panama, 03092, Panama, odeaa@si.edu and JACSKON, Jeremy B.C., GRD, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA 92093-0244
50-145:00 PM A TALE OF TWO CONTINENTS: ECOLOGY, PHYLOGENY, AND THE GREAT AMERICAN BIOTIC INTERCHANGE: WHITEMAN, Shawn B., Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, 167 Castetter Hall, MSC03 2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, sbw@unm.edu, BOYER, Alison G., Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Section, Univ. California- San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, MC 0116, La Jolla, CA 92093, and SMITH, Felisa, Biology, University of New Mexico, MSC 03-2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
50-155:15 PM MAMMOTH BURPS: DID HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT PREDATE THE HOLOCENE?: SMITH, Felisa, Biology, University of New Mexico, MSC 03-2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, fasmith@unm.edu, ELLIOTT, Scott M., Climate, Ocean, Sea Ice Modeling Team, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, and LYONS, S. Kathleen, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013

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