2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 245 Wednesday, 21 October 2009
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Oregon Convention Center: Hall A

Paleontology: Taphonomy, Diversity & Extinction (Posters)

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM
 Paper #Booth #
245-192LIFE IN A HIGH CO2 WORLD: ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION ON THE SURVIVAL OF THE BENTHIC FORAMINIFER BOLIVINA ARGENTEA: IBARRA, Yadira1, MCINTYRE-WRESSNIG, Anna2, BERNHARD, Joan M.2, and MCCORKLE, Daniel C.2, (1) Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, yibarra@usc.edu, (2) Department of Geology & Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543
245-293OOLITES AS MARKERS FOR GLOBAL CHANGE IN THE OCEAN-ATMOSPHERE SYSTEM: CALNER, Mikael, GeoBioSphere Science Centre, Lund University, Sölvegatan 12, Lund, SE-223 62, Sweden, mikael.calner@geol.lu.se and LEHNERT, Oliver, Abteilung Krustendynamik, Universität Erlangen, Schlossgarten 5, Erlangen, D-91054, Germany
245-394METHODS OF MICROVERTEBRATE SAMPLING AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON PALEOECOLOGICAL INTERPRETAIONS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF A STANDARDIZED EXPERIMENT: PETERSON, Joseph E., Department of Geology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Harrington Hall 211, Oshkosh, WI 54901, petersoj@uwosh.edu, SCHERER, Reed P., Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, and HUFFMAN, Kristopher M., Division of Statistics, Northern Illinois University, 366 DuSable Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115
245-495RARE EARTH ELEMENTS AND RATES OF FOSSILIZATION IN TETRAPOD BONES: KEENAN, Sarah W.1, TRUEMAN, Clive N.2, and BENTON, Michael J.1, (1) Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, United Kingdom, swkeenan@gmail.com, (2) Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Southampton, National Oceanographic Centre, European Way, Southampton, SO14 3ZH, United Kingdom
245-596PATTERNS OF MICROBIAL BIOEROSION IN BONES FROM THE CAMPANIAN JUDITH RIVER FORMATION OF MONTANA: LAM, Bao V.1, MURRAY, Rachel H.2, ANDRES, Bradley W.2, BOYLE-MEJIA, Oscar2, and CURRY ROGERS, Kristina3, (1) Biology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105, blam@macalester.edu, (2) Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105, (3) Biology and Geology Departments, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105
245-697THE QUANTIFICATION OF BIOEROSION IN FOSSIL CETACEANS OF THE PISCO FORMATION, PERU: COOPER, Jamey N., Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, 11226 Campus St, Loma Linda, CA 92350, jhiday@llu.edu, ESPERANTE, Raul, Geoscience Research Institute, 11060 Campus St, Loma Linda, CA 92350, and NICK, Kevin E., Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350
245-798CLIMATE MATTERS: COMPARING AVIAN BONE TAPHONOMY IN WARM TEMPERATE VS. SUBTROPICAL ENVIRONMENTS: GARDNER, Eleanor, Department of Geology, University of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602-2501, egardner@uga.edu and WALKER, Sally E., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
245-899THE ULTRASTRUCTURE AND MORPHOLOGY OF CHUARIA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON THE TAPHONOMY OF CARBONACEOUS COMPRESSIONS: ANDERSON, Evan P., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnical and State University, 4044 Derring Hall (0420), Blacksburg, VA 24061, aevan7@vt.edu and XIAO, Shuhai, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061
245-9100MORPHOLOGICAL AND GEOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF GRYPANIA SPIRALIS: A NEW LOOK AT AN OLD FOSSIL: HENDERSON, Miles, Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, milesh@utk.edu and KAH, Linda C., Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996
245-10101EDIACARAN SOFT-BODIED PRESERVATION BY MICROBE-PARTICLE INTERACTIONS: LAFLAMME, Marc, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, PO Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06511, marc.laflamme@yale.edu, SCHIFFBAUER, James D., ICTAS Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratory, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, NARBONNE, Guy M., Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada, and BRIGGS, Derek E.G., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, Kline Geology Laboratory, 210 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511
245-11102RETRODEFORMATION AND DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS OF AN EDIACARAN FOSSIL FROM THE BOSTON BAY GROUP, EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS: BAILEY, Richard H., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, r.bailey@neu.edu
245-12103TAPHONOMY OF AN ABUNDANT AND WIDESPREAD NEW EDIACARAN TUBULAR FOSSIL; SOMATOHELIX SINUOSUS (EDIACARA MEMBER, SOUTH AUSTRALIA): SAPPENFIELD, Aaron, Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, aaron.sappenfield@email.ucr.edu, DROSER, Mary L., Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, and GEHLING, James, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 5000, Australia
245-13104COMPARISON OF MATRIX, FOSSIL, AND VEIN MINERAL ASSEMBLAGES IN THE BURGESS SHALE, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: POWELL, Wayne and PAPANEOCLEOUS, Andreas, Geology, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, wpowell@brooklyn.cuny.edu
245-14105ORGANIC MATRIX IN THE EARLY CAMBRIAN: PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AND SIGNIFICANCE: CLARK, George R., Kansas State University, Department of Geology, 108 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, grc@ksu.edu
245-15106EXCEPTIONALLY PRESERVED HYDROZOANS (CHONDROPHORINES) FROM THE LOWER PERMIAN ROBLEDO MOUNTAINS FORMATION OF SOUTH-CENTRAL NEW MEXICO: LERNER, Allan J., New Mexico Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104, hanallaine@aol.com, LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104, and KRAINER, Karl, Institute of Geology & Paleontology, Univ of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
245-16107MAPPING DIAGENETIC CALCITE VS. ORIGINAL ARAGONITE IN ORTHOCONIC NAUTILOIDS OF THE BUCKHORN ASPHALT (MIDDLE PENNSYLVANIAN) OF OKLAHOMA: LINZMEIER, Benjamin J.1, WALLACE, Shawn W.2, FARVER, John R.3, YACOBUCCI, Margaret M.2, and MAPES, Royal H.4, (1) Geoscience, University of Wisconsin, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, blinzmei@geology.wisc.edu, (2) Dept of Geology, Bowling Green State Univ, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403, (3) Dept of Geology, Bowling Green State University, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403, (4) Dept of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701
245-17108CARBONATE MINERALOGY AND PARAGENESIS INVOLVED WITH THE PRESERVATION OF AMMONOID CEPHALOPODS IN UPPER MISSISSIPPIAN CONCRETIONARY SHALES, SOUTHERN OZARK REGION, NORTHERN ARKANSAS: HOWARD, Christopher S.1, DUPREE, Ryan T.2, LYNCH, Josh M.3, MANGER, Walter L.4, and MULLEN, Zachary W.3, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6300, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300, choward6@mix.wvu.edu, (2) Southwestern Energy, University of Arkansas, 23 Nabco Ave, P.O. Box 789, Conway, AR 72032, (3) Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, (4) Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701
245-18109TAPHONOMY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY OF A MODERN NAUTILUS DEPOSIT IN A NEARSHORE ENVIRONMENT: HEMBREE, Daniel I., Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701, MAPES, Royal, Dept of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701, RASOR, Bart, Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701, br124006@ohio.edu, STIGALL, Alycia L., Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Lab, Athens, OH 45701, GOIRAN, Claire, Biologie et Ecologie Marine LIVE, Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, BP R4, Noumea Cedex, 98851, New Caledonia, and DE FORGES, Bertrand Richer, Institute de Recherche pour le Développement, BP A5, Nouméa, 98848, New Caledonia
245-19110PRESERVATION OF FOSSIL ARTHROPODS IN THE MIDDLE MIOCENE BARSTOW FORMATION SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: WEBSTER, Kevin D., Geological Sciences and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, 265 UCB, CU Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0265, Kevin.Webster@colorado.edu and SMITH, Dena M., CU Museum of Natural History, University of Colorado, 265 UCB, CU Museum - Paleontology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0265
245-20111FIRST FORMAL REPORT OF A CRAB IN AMBER FROM THE MIOCENE OF CHIAPAS AND OTHER UNCOMMON CRUSTACEA: VEGA, Francisco J., Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacan, México, DF, 04510, Mexico, vegver@servidor.unam.mx, ZÚŃIGA, Luis, Museo Comunitario del Ámbar, Simojovel, Simojovel, 16300, Mexico, and PIMENTEL, Francis, Club Topos, Ocozocoautla, Ocozocoautla, 16300, Mexico
245-21112GENUS-LEVEL TAPHONOMIC VARIATION WITHIN CLADID CRINOIDS, UPPER PENNSYLVANIAN BARNSDALL FORMATION, NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA: THOMKA, James R., Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849-5305, jrt0006@auburn.edu, MOSHER, Daniel, Biology Department, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, 43050, LEWIS, Ronald D., Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849-5305, PABIAN, Roger K., School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583-0961, and HOLTERHOFF, Peter, Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409
245-22113LATE TRIASSIC BRACHIOPOD SHELL BEDS FROM THE AUGUSTA MOUNTAIN FORMATION, CENTRAL NEVADA: FELDMAN, Emily, Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, 800 N State College Blvd, Department of Geological Sciences, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, nbonuso@fullerton.edu and BONUSO, Nicole, Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univeristy, Fullerton, 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850
245-23114USING INOCERAMID BIVALVE TAPHONOMY AS A PALEOENVIRONMENTAL INDICATOR ACROSS THE CENOMANIAN/TURONIAN HORIZION AT THE PUEBLO, COLORADO GSSP: GROSSKOPF, Jacob, Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, 202 Pineland Dr, Mandeville, LA 70471, jgross2@tigers.lsu.edu and ANDERSON, Laurie, Dept. Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, E235 Howe-Russell Geoscience Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
245-24115ANALYSIS OF TWO FOSSIL CONCENTRATIONS IN THE TOMBIGBEE SAND MEMBER CAPROCK, EUTAW FORMATION, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ALABAMA: LIVELY, Joshua, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, joshuarlively@utexas.edu, LEWIS, Ronald D., Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849-5305, and RINDSBERG, Andrew K., Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Station 7, The University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL 35470
245-25116LITHOLOGY AND PERCEPTIONS OF BIODIVERSITY: PALEOECOLOGICAL VARIATION IN THE PIONEER VALLEY MEMBER OF THE UPPER ORDOVICIAN KOPE FORMATION OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY: BULINSKI, Katherine V., Center for Regional Environmental Studies, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205, kbulinski@bellarmine.edu, JOHNSTON, Michelle, Department of Biology, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205, and HARRISON, Michael, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1733 A st, Lin, IN 47306
245-26117THE FRASNIAN/FAMENNIAN BOUNDARY IN SHALLOW MARINE FACIES OF NEW YORK, USA, WITH PRELIMINARY ANALYSES OF FAUNAL DISTRIBUTIONS: BUSH, Andrew M. and WALDRON, Garrett, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut, 75 N. Eagleville Road, Unit 3043, Storrs, CT 06269, andrew.bush@uconn.edu
245-27118MAGNETOSTRATIGRAPHY AND DATING OF THE NAUDE'S NEK SECTION (KAROO TRAPS, SOUTH AFRICA): ONGOING ANALYSIS OF THE ERUPTIVE SEQUENCE: MOULIN, Maud1, FLUTEAU, Frédéric1, COURTILLOT, Vincent1, MARSH, Julian S.2, DELPECH, Guillaume3, QUIDELLEUR, Xavier3, and GÉRARD, Martine4, (1) Laboratoire de Paléomagnétisme, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, 4 place Jussieu, Paris, 75252, France, courtil@ipgp.jussieu.fr, (2) Department of Geology, Rhodes University, P.O. Box 94, Grahamstown, 6140, South Africa, (3) UMR CNRS 8148 IDES, Universite Paris Sud, Bat. 504, Sciences de la Terre, Orsay, 91405, France, (4) UMR Cerege IRD, Institut de Minéralogie et Physique des Milieux Condensés, Campus Boucicaut, Batiment 7, 140 rue de Lourmel, Paris, 75015, France
245-28119THE ROLE OF BACKGROUND AND MASS EXTINCTIONS IN THE DECIMATION OF MORPHOLOGIC DISPARITY: RIVERA, Alexei A., Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, alexei.a.rivera@gmail.com
245-29120HOW SUDDEN WAS THE GREAT DYING AT THE END OF THE PALEOZOIC ERA?: RIVERA, Alexei A., Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, alexei.a.rivera@gmail.com
245-30121A FAST ALGORITHM FOR ESTIMATING THE DURATION OF A MASS EXTINCTION: WONG, Heidi and WANG, Steve C., Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, hwong1@swarthmore.edu
245-31122PALEOPRODUCTIVITY FOLLOWING THE PERMIAN-TRIASSIC MASS EXTINCTION IN THE WESTERN CANADA SEDIMENTARY BASIN: RAPID RECOVERY OR PROLONGED SLUMP?: WOODS, Adam D., Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, awoods@fullerton.edu, BEATTY, Tyler W., Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N.W, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, ZONNEVELD, John-Paul, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada, KEFFER, Sean, Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, 800 North State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, and HENDERSON, Charles M., Consortia for Applied Basin Studies, Dept. of Geoscience, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N.W, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
245-32123LATERALLY-EXTENSIVE DOMAL STROMATOLITES NEAR THE BASE OF THE LOWER TRIASSIC VIRGIN LIMESTONE (MOENKOPI FORMATION) NEAR BLUE DIAMOND, NV: ENVIRONMENTAL AND PALEOECOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE: MCCOY, Jennifer, M., Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, 310 N. Indian Hill Blvd, 153, Claremont, CA 91711, jennifer.mariko@csu.fullerton.edu and WOODS, Adam D., Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, 800 North State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850
245-33124PALEOECOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE TRIASSIC STAR PEAK GROUP OF SOUTH CANYON, CENTRAL NEVADA: MONARREZ, Pedro M., Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, paydrowk@csu.fullerton.edu and BONUSO, Nicole, Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univeristy, Fullerton, 800 N State College Blvd, Rm-MH553F, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850
245-34125SELECTED BY OCEAN ACIDIFICATION? EARLIEST JURASSIC BIVALVES OF NEVADA (USA): RITTERBUSH, Kathleen Anita, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, 3651 Trousdale Pkwy, Zumberge Hall 233, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, ritterbu@usc.edu and BOTTJER, David J., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
245-35126NEARSHORE-OFFSHORE DIVERSITY GRADIENTS IN THE LATE CRETACEOUS WESTERN INTERIOR SEAWAY: SLATTERY, Joshua S., Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, dinohyus@gmail.com, HARRIES, Peter J., Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, and SANDNESS, Ashley L., Tampa, FL 33613
245-36127DANIAN? AMMONITE JAWS AT THE BASE OF THE HORNERSTOWN FORMATION, MONMOUTH COUNTY, NEW JERSEY: ROVELLI, Remy, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY 11210, remyrovelli@gmail.com, JEFFREY, Danielle, Department of Geology, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY 11210, 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 LANDMAN, Neil H., Division of Paleontology (Invertebrates), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192
245-37128DO PALEOECOLOGISTS HAVE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN ACCURATE TEMPORAL PLACEMENTS AND ACCURATE CLIMATIC VALUES WHEN EXAMINING STRATIGRAPHIC TRENDS?: RUEZ, Dennis R. Jr, Environmental Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield, One University Plaza, PAC 308, Springfield, IL 62703-5407, druez2@uis.edu
245-38129PROBABILITY OF SPECIATION FOLLOWING VAST, LATE MIOCENE VOLCANIC INTERRUPTIONS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: MCKENNA, Ryan T.P., Dept. of Geology, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, rmckenna@pdx.edu and CUMMINGS, Michael L., Department of Geology, Portland State University, P. O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207
245-39130EVOLUTION AND DIVERSIFICATION OF DUGONGINAE (SIRENIA; DUGONGIDAE) IN THE WEST ATLANTIC AND CARIBBEAN REGION: VELEZ-JUARBE, Jorge, Department of Anatomy, Howard University, 520 W Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059, jorgefossilhunter@hotmail.com and DOMNING, Daryl P., Department of Anatomy, Howard University, 520 W St. NW, Washington, DC 20059
245-40131EVOLUTION OF CORAL GENUS STYLOPHORA: RECONSTRUCTING FAUNAL TURNOVER: HAWLEY, Scott, Geology and Geophysics, University of Miami, 7615 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46240, s.hawley@umiami.edu and KLAUS, James S., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Miami, 42 Cox Science Building, Coral Gables, FL 33146
245-41132SCALING THEORY AND THE VARIABILITY OF TAXON ABUNDANCE, SIZE DISTRIBUTION AND TROPHIC POSITION OF SHALLOW WATER MARINE GASTROPODS: HERTOG, Rachel, Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Dr, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118, rhertog@calacademy.org and ROOPNARINE, Peter D., Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, California Academy of Sciences, 55 Concourse Dr, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
245-42133SIZE, DIVERSITY, AND ECOLOGY OF TURRITELLINE GASTROPODS ACROSS A COMPLEX MASS EXTINCTION BOUNDARY (PLIO-PLEISTOCENE, U.S. ATLANTIC COAST): PETSIOS, Elizabeth, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, ep287@cornell.edu, ALLMON, Warren D., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, DIETL, Gregory P., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, and HERBERT, Gregory M., Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620

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