2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (9–12 October 2011)
Session No. 225 Wednesday, 12 October 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room 205AB

Paleontology III: Diversity, Extinction, and Origination

Max Christie and Matthew G. Powell, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
225-18:00 AM THE ROLE OF COMPETITION AND LIFE-MODE ON GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY THROUGH TIME: LEIGHTON, Lindsey R.1, SCHNEIDER, Chris L.2, STAFFORD, Emily S.1, MOLINARO, Darrin J.3, and FORCINO, Frank L.1, (1) Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada, lindseyrleighton@gmail.com, (2) Alberta Geological Survey, 4999 98th Av, Edmonton, AB T6B2X3, (3) Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada
225-28:15 AM BIOTIC INVASION AND THE ASSEMBLY OF REGIONAL ECOSYSTEMS IN DEEP TIME: PATZKOWSKY, Mark, Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, mep12@psu.edu and HOLLAND, Steven M., Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
225-38:30 AM THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE AND HABITABLE AREA ON THE LATITUDINAL DIVERSITY GRADIENT: POWELL, Matthew G., BERESFORD, Vincent P., and SMITH, Travis J., Department of Geology, Juniata College, 1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, PA 16652, powell@juniata.edu
225-48:45 AM THE EXTRATROPICS AS A CENTER OF DIVERSIFICATION FOR IRREGULAR ECHINOIDS: MILLER, Justin M. and WALKER, Sally E., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-2501, justin83@uga.edu
225-59:00 AM LATITUDINAL PREFERENCES IN CENOZOIC MOLLUSKS: A CHANGE FROM CONSERVATISM TO DYNAMISM WITH THE PASSAGE OF TIME: ZAFFOS, Andrew, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45220, zaffosaa@mail.uc.edu
225-69:15 AM EPICONTINENTAL SEAS VERSUS OCEAN-FACING SETTINGS: THE KINETICS OF ORIGINATION AND EXTINCTION DURING THE PALEOZOIC ERA: MILLER, Arnold I., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology Physics Building, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, Arnold.Miller@UC.EDU and FOOTE, Michael, Department of the Geophysical Sciences, The Univ of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
225-79:30 AM ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECOLOGICAL DRIVERS OF DIVERSITY DYNAMICS AMONG CARBONATE- AND CLASTIC-LOVING GENERA: HARNIK, Paul G., Geological & Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg 320, Stanford, CA 94305, pharnik@stanford.edu and PAYNE, Jonathan L., Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg 320, Stanford, CA 94305
225-89:45 AM DEPOSITION-DRIVEN CHANGES IN HABITAT AREA: THE SHOREFACE AS A DIVERSITY FACTORY: HOLLAND, Steven M., Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, stratum@uga.edu and CHRISTIE, Max, Geology, University of Georgia, 308 Geography-Geology Building, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602
 10:00 AM Break
225-910:15 AM DOES ECOLOGICAL CHANGE SCALE WITH PERCENT EXTINCTION? QUANTIFYING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TAXONOMIC LOSS AND FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY: CHRISTIE, Max, Geology, University of Georgia, 308 Geography-Geology Building, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602, mlchri@uga.edu, HOLLAND, Steven M., Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, and BUSH, Andrew M., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut, 75 N. Eagleville Road, Unit 3043, Storrs, CT 06269
225-1010:30 AM GEOGRAPHIC RANGE AND SPECIES RICHNESS OF POST-PALEOZOIC MARINE ANIMAL GENERA ORIGINATING IN RECOVERIES FROM MASS EXTINCTIONS: FOOTE, Michael, Department of the Geophysical Sciences, The Univ of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, mfoote@uchicago.edu and MILLER, Arnold I., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology Physics Building, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
225-1110:45 AM LONG-TERM ORIGINATION-RATES ARE RE-SET AT MASS EXTINCTIONS: KRUG, Andrew Z., Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue HGS 285, Chicago, IL 60637, akrug@uchicago.edu and JABLONSKI, David, Geophysical Sciences, Univ of Chicago, 5734 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
225-1211:00 AM THE GREAT UNCONFORMITY: A SMOKING GUn FOR THE CAMBRIAN EXPLOSION?: PETERS, Shanan E., Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, peters@geology.wisc.edu and GAINES, Robert R., Geology, Pomona College, 185 East 6th Street Claremont, Claremont, CA 91711
225-1311:15 AM LINGULATE BRACHIOPOD EXTINCTION AND GLOBAL MIGRATION COINCIDING WITH THREE LAURENTIAN TRILOBITE EXTINCTION EVENTS DURING THE LATE CAMBRIAN–EARLIEST ORDOVICIAN: FREEMAN, Rebecca L., Earth & Environmental Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, rebeccalynnfreeman@gmail.com, MILLER, James F., Geography, Geology, and Planning, Missouri State University, 901 South National Ave, Springfield, MO 65897, HOLMER, Lars E., Department of Palaeobiology, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen, 22, 75236, Sweden, and STRENG, Michael, Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen, 22, 75236, Sweden
225-1411:30 AM GLOBAL WARMING OR ICE AGE? - THE OLDEST RECORD OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION ON SKELETAL REEFS PROVIDES AN ANSWER: PILLER, Werner E.1, SUTTNER, Thomas J.2, and KIDO, Erika2, (1) Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 26, Graz, 8010, Austria, werner.piller@uni-graz.at, (2) Commission for the Palaeontological and Stratigraphical Research of Austria, Austrian Academy of Sciences, c/o Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 26, Graz, 8010, Austria
225-1511:45 AM MAMMALIAN COMMUNITY CHANGE AFTER THE K/T EXTINCTION IN NORTH AMERICA: CHRISTENSEN, Hilary, Department of Geophysical Sciences, The University of Chicago, 5734 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, christensen@uchicago.edu

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