2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (9–12 October 2011)
Session No. 224 Wednesday, 12 October 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room 200FG


Philip Lane and Samuel Matson, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
224-28:15 AM INVESTIGATING THE ORIGIN OF MARINE SR-ISOTOPE CHANGE IN THE ORDOVICIAN: EVIDENCE FROM PARTITIONING OF MAGNESIUM AND STRONTIUM INTO MARINE CALCITE: KAH, Linda C., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, lckah@utk.edu and THOMPSON, Cara K., Department of Geosciences, SUNY Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
224-38:30 AM UPPER SILURIAN LOESS-LIKE SEDIMENTS – A CASE OF EXCEPTIONAL PRESERVATION OR INDEED A CLIMATIC RECORD?: JAROCHOWSKA, Emilia, College of Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Warsaw, Al. Zwirki i Wigury 93, Warsaw 02-089 Poland, e.jarochowska@student.uw.edu.pl
224-48:45 AM ND ISOTOPIC EVIDENCE FOR NORTHERN COMPONENT WATER FORMATION IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC AT THE END OF THE CRETACEOUS GREENHOUSE CLIMATE: MACLEOD, Kenneth G.1, ISAZA LONDOÑO, Carolina1, MARTIN, Ellen E.2, JIMÉNEZ BERROCOSO, Álvaro3, and BASAK, Chandranath2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, macleodk@missouri.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, P.O. Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611-2120, (3) School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
224-59:00 AM WET CLIMATE IN SOUTHEAST SPAIN DURING THE MESSINIAN SALINITY CRISIS: MATSON, Samuel D., Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725-1535, sammatson@boisestate.edu, GIBERT BEOTAS, Lluís, Departament de Geoquímica, Petrologia, i Prospecció Geològica, Universitat de Barcelona, Diagonal Sud, Facultat de Geologia, Martí i Franques, S/N, Barcelona, 08028, Spain, FOX, David L., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, and SCOTT, Gary R., Berkeley Geochronology Center, 2455 Ridge Rd, Berkeley, CA 94709
224-69:15 AM AN ISOTOPE-BASED PALEOTEMPERATURE RECORD FOR THE PALEOGENE SUBTROPICS DERIVED FROM SHELF MACROFAUNA, US GULF COASTAL PLAIN: IVANY, Linda C., Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, lcivany@syr.edu and SESSA, Jocelyn A., Department of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024
224-79:30 AM SOLAR CYCLES IN LATE MIOCENE LAKE SEDIMENTS AND THEIR IMPACT ON LAKE-RELATED ENVIRONMENTS: KERN, Andrea K.1, HARZHAUSER, Mathias2, PILLER, Werner E.3, MANDIC, Oleg2, and SOLIMAN, Ali4, (1) Natural History Museum Vienna, Geology-Paleontology, Burgring 7, Vienna, 1010, Austria, andrea.kern@nhm-wien.ac.at, (2) Geological-Paleontological Department, Natural History Museum Vienna, Burgring 7, Vienna, 1010, Austria, (3) Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 26, Graz, 8010, Austria, (4) Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 26, Graz, A-8010, Austria
 9:45 AM Break
224-810:00 AM PALEOELEVATION OF THE PUNA PLATEAU (NORTHWESTERN ARGENTINA) INFERRED FROM GEOCHEMICAL ANALYSES OF VOLCANIC GLASS: CANAVAN, Robin R.1, CLEMENTZ, Mark T.2, CARRAPA, B.3, QUADE, J.3, DECELLES, Peter3, and SCHOENBOHM, Lindsay M.4, (1) Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, rcanavan@uwyo.edu, (2) Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 University Ave. University of Wyoming, Dept. 3006, Laramie, WY 82071, (3) Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, (4) Chemical and Physical Sciences, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6, Canada
224-910:15 AM INVESTIGATION OF GROWTH PATTERNS AND CLIMATE SIGNALS USING ISOTOPE SCLEROCHRONOLOGY IN SHELLS OF TWO PLIOCENE MARINE BIVALVES: : HUDLEY, Joel W., Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, jhudley@unc.edu and SURGE, Donna, Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, 104 South Road, CB #3315, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
224-1010:30 AM ATLANTIC MULTIDECADAL OSCILLATION ARCHIVED IN THE δ18O TIME SERIES OF A LATE HOLOCENE STALAGMITE FROM DESOTO CAVERNS, ALABAMA, USA: ALDRIDGE, David E. and AHARON, Paul, Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, 2003 Bevill Building, 7th Avenue P.O. Box 870338, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0338, aldridgede@gmail.com
224-1110:45 AM MODERN AND HOLOCENE SST RECORDS FROM THE CORAL MONTASTRAEA FAVEOLATA, DRY TORTUGAS NATIONAL PARK: FLANNERY, Jennifer A., United States Geological Survey, 600 4th St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, jflannery@usgs.gov and POORE, Richard Z., U.S. Geol Survey, 600 Fourth St, South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
224-1211:00 AM SIGNIFICANT VARIABILITY IN NORTHERN GULF COAST HURRICANE ACTIVITY ARCHIVED IN THE LATE HOLOCENE SEDIMENTS OF A FLORIDA SINKHOLE: LANE, Philip, Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 360 Woods Hole Rd., MS #2, Woods Hole, MA 02118, plane@mit.edu, DONNELLY, J., Geology & Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS #22, 360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA 02543, WOODRUFF, Jonathan, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 611 N. Pleasant Street, 233 Morril Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, and HAWKES, Andrea D., Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 02543
224-1311:15 AM A PUERTO RICO SPELEOTHEM AND INFERRED DRYING OF THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN CLIMATE IN THE PAST 800 YEARS: MILLER, Thomas E.1, WINTER, A.2, STOTT, Lowell3, KUSHNIR, Yochanan4, SINHA, Ashish5, TIMMERMANN, Axel6, JURY, Mark2, GALLUP, C.7, CHENG, Hai8, and EDWARDS, R. Lawrence8, (1) Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR 00681, thomase.miller@upr.edu, (2) Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Mayagüez, PR 00681, (3) Earth Science, Univ of southern california, 3651 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089, (4) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, (5) Dept. of Earth System Science, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747, (6) International Pacific Research Center, SOEST, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, (7) Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN 55812, (8) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
224-1411:30 AM LONG-TERM VEGETATIONAL CHANGE IN A NEW YORK CITY FRESHWATER WETLAND: MILLER, Argie James, New York City Research Initiative, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, 2880 Broadway, Dorothy Peteet PhD, New York, NY 10025, argie@hoofconnection.com and PETEET, Dorothy, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964

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