Rocky Mountain Section - 61st Annual Meeting (11-13 May 2009)
Session No. 12 Tuesday, 12 May 2009
1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Utah Valley University: LI 211

T3. Mesozoic Paleontology, Sedimentology, and Geochronology of the Rocky Mountains and Colorado Plateau (Paleontological Society)

Douglas A. Sprinkel, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
12-11:00 PM A NEW ARRAY OF EXHUMED PALEOCHANNELS IN THE EARLY CRETACEOUS CEDAR MOUNTAIN FORMATION, UTAH: STAPLES, Evan R.1, BRITT, Brooks B.2, and SORENSEN, Amanda E.1, (1) Geology, Brigham Young University, S-389 ESC, Provo, UT 84604, opiebyu@gmail.com, (2) Geology, Brigham Young University, S387 ESC, Provo, UT 84602
12-21:20 PM CARBONATE MOUND STRUCTURES IN THE JURASSIC NAVAJO SANDSTONE OF SOUTHEASTERN UTAH: DORNEY, Liam J., Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, P.O. Box 443022, Moscow, ID 83844-3022, liamdorney@vandals.uidaho.edu and PARRISH, Judith Totman, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Univ of Idaho, P.O. Box 443022, Moscow, ID 83844
12-31:40 PM EARLY TRIASSIC CONODONTS IN THE PAHVANT RANGE OF CENTRAL UTAH: STEPHEN, Daniel A.1, MENLOVE, Lara1, GOUDEMAND, Nicolas2, BYLUND, Kevin G.3, BRAYARD, Arnaud4, MCSHINSKY, Ranae Dawn1, BUCHER, Hugo2, and JENKS, Jim5, (1) Earth Science Department, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, laramenlove@hotmail.com, (2) Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, Zurich, 8006, Switzerland, (3) 140 South 700 East, Spanish Fork, UT 84660, (4) Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, 21000, France, (5) 1134 Johnson Ridge Lane, West Jordan, UT 84084
 2:00 PM Break
12-42:20 PM GINKGO TREES ARE LIVING CORDAITES: CHESNUT, Donald R. Jr, Retired, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, chesnut@uky.edu
12-52:40 PM PALYNOLOGICAL EVIDENCE FOR CONIFER DOMINANCE AND ARID CLIMATE IN THE LATE JURASSIC MORRISON FORMATION, U.S.A: BAGHAI-RIDING, Nina L., Biological and Environmental Sciences, Delta State Univ, PO Box 3262 DSU, Cleveland, MS 38733, nbaghai@deltastate.edu and HOTTON, Carol L., National Center for Biotechnology Information, NCBI/NLM/NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892-6510, hotton@ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
12-63:00 PM SEDIMENTOLOGIC AND PALEOECOLOGIC IMPLICATIONS OF TRACE FOSSILS IN GLAUCONY-RICH TERRIGENOUS MARINE SEDIMENTS: HARDING, Sherie C. and EKDALE, A. A., Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, FASB, 115S 1460E, Rm 383, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, sheriew@gmail.com
12-73:20 PM U-PB DATING OF ZIRCONS FROM THE SALT WASH MEMBER OF THE MORRISON FORMATION, CENTRAL UTAH: BRADSHAW, Richard W., Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, rbrad06@gmail.com and KOWALLIS, Bart J., Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
12-83:40 PM U-PB ZIRCON AND 40AR/39AR BIOTITE AGES FOR TEPHRA WITHIN THE EOLIAN MIDDLE JURASSIC PAGE SANDSTONE AT LAKE POWELL (UTAH–ARIZONA): DICKINSON, William R.1, STAIR, Kelley N.2, GEHRELS, George E.1, PETERS, Lisa3, KOWALLIS, Bart J.4, BLAKEY, Ronald C.5, and GREENHALGH, Brent W.6, (1) Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, wrdickin@dakotacom.net, (2) BP Exploration (Alaska), 900 E. Benson Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99508, (3) New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, (4) Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, (5) Department of Geology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, (6) Questar Wexpro, 180 E. 100 S, Salt lake City, UT 84145

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