2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October 3 November 2010)
Session No. 77 Monday, 1 November 2010
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Room 605

Paleontology IV - Environmental Controls on Ecology and Evolution

Diana L. Boyer and Jonathan L. Payne, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
77-18:00 AM THE CAMBRIAN SUBSTRATE REVOLUTION AND EVOLUTION OF STEM AND CROWN GROUPS OF THE PHYLA: BOTTJER, David J., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, dbottjer@usc.edu
77-28:15 AM CALCITE AND ARAGONITE SEAS AND THE DE NOVO ACQUISITION OF CARBONATE SKELETONS THROUGH THE PHANEROZOIC: PORTER, Susannah M., Department of Earth Science, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, porter@geol.ucsb.edu
77-38:30 AM HOW DYSAEROBIC IS THE DYSAEROBIC ZONE?: BOYER, Diana L., Earth Sciences, SUNY Oswego, 241 Shineman Science Center, Oswego, NY 13126, dboyer@oswego.edu
77-48:45 AM ATMOSPHERIC OXYGEN CONCENTRATION CONTROLS THE SIZE HISTORY OF FORAMINIFERS: PAYNE, Jonathan L.1, JOST, Adam B.2, OUYANG, Xueying1, SKOTHEIM, Jan M.3, and WANG, Steve C.4, (1) Geological & Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg 320, Stanford, CA 94305, jlpayne@stanford.edu, (2) Department of Geological and Environemental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, (3) Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, (4) Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081
77-59:00 AM ATMOSPHERIC OXYGEN AND THE EVOLUTION OF INSECT GIGANTISM: VANDENBROOKS, John M., School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 874601, Tempe, AZ 85287, jvandenb@asu.edu, HARRISON, Jon Fewell, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Mail Code 4501, Tempe, AZ 85287-4501, and KAISER, Alex, Dept. of Basic Science, Midwestern University, 19555 N. 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308
77-69:15 AM HOW MUCH HAVE CHANGES IN ATMOSPHERIC CO2 CONCENTRATION IMPACTED LAND PLANT EVOLUTION?: BOYCE, C. Kevin, Geophysical Sciences, Univ of Chicago, 5734 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, ckboyce@uchicago.edu
77-79:30 AM SPECTACULAR RADIATION OF THE LUCINDAE (BIVALVIA) AFTER 350 MILLION M.Y. OF LOW DIVERSITY: A RESPONSE TO THE INITIAL RADIATIONS OF MARINE ANGIOSPERMS THAT FACILITATE LUCINID BACTERIAL CHEMOSYMBIOSIS: STANLEY, Steven M., Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, Post Bldg. 701, 1680 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, stevenst@hawaii.edu
 9:45 AM Break
77-810:00 AM CLIMATIC TRANSITIONS AND THE REORGANIZATION OF NORTH AMERICAN BRACHIOPOD FAUNAS AT THE MID-CARBONIFEROUS BOUNDARY: KRAUSE, Richard A. Jr, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, richard.krause@yale.edu and BUTTS, Susan, Division of Invertebrate Paleontology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 170 Whitney Avenue, P.O. Box 208118, New Haven, CT 208118
77-910:15 AM BIOTIC INVASION AND REGIONAL FAUNAL CHANGE IN MARINE COMMUNITIES DURING LATE PALEOZOIC POSTGLACIAL WARMING IN EASTERN GONDWANA: CLAPHAM, Matthew E., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, mclapham@ucsc.edu
77-1010:30 AM IMPACT OF LATE PENNSYLVANIAN (EARLY KASIMOVIAN) GLOBAL WARMING WAS GREATER on WETLAND THAN DRYLAND TROPICAL FLORAS: DIMICHELE, William A., Department of Paleobiology, NMNH Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, dimichel@si.edu, FALCON-LANG, Howard J., Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom, CHANEY, Dan S., Deptartment of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, NMNH Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, NELSON, W. John, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820, and LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104
77-1110:45 AM PALYNOLOGY OF THE PENNSYLVANIAN-PERMIAN TRANSITION, WOOD SIDING (VIRGILIAN) TO WELLINGTON (LEONARDIAN) FORMATIONS, IN NORTH-CENTRAL OKLAHOMA: 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, BURKHALTER, R.J., Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072, and CHAPLIN, James R., Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma, 100 East Boyd St, Norman, OK 73019
77-1211:00 AM LACK OF MAJOR FAUNAL CHANGE IN SHALLOW MARINE ASSEMBLAGES ACROSS THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE BOUNDARY IN THE U.S. GULF COASTAL PLAIN: SESSA, Jocelyn A., Department of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024, jsessa@amnh.org, IVANY, Linda C., Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, HANDLEY, John C., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, ALLMON, Warren D., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, and LOCKWOOD, Rowan, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187
77-1311:15 AM Paper Withdrawn
77-1411:30 AM THE EVOLUTION OF GIANT MAMMALS: TRAJECTORY AND CONSTRAINTS on BODY SIZE OVER THE CENOZOIC: SMITH, Felisa, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, MSC 03-2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, fasmith@unm.edu, BOYER, Alison G., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, Box 208106, New Haven, CT 06520, BROWN, James H., Biology, University of New Mexico, MSC 03-2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, COSTA, Daniel P., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, ERNEST, S.K. Morgan, Department of Biology and Ecology Center, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, EVANS, Alistair R., School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, 3800, Australia, FORTELIUS, Mikael, Department of Geosciences and Geography, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, P. O. Box 64, Helsinki, FIN-00014, Finland, and RCN, Impps, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, MSC 03-2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 85131
77-1511:45 AM UNCHANGING BIODIVERSITY OF BENTHIC MOLLUSK ASSOCIATIONS DURING THE LAST TWO INTERGLACIAL INGRESSIONS OF THE PO PLAIN, ITALY: KOWALEWSKI, Michal1, WITTMER, Jacalyn M.2, DEXTER, Troy A.2, and SCARPONI, Daniele3, (1) Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, 1659 Museum Road, PO Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611, kowalewski@ufl.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, (3) Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche Geologiche e Ambientali, University of Bologna, via Selmi 3, Bologna, I-40126, Italy

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