SPECIAL SESSION: GSA BULLETIN: 125th Celebration Presentations I

Session No. 6
Sunday, 4 November 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ballroom B (Charlotte Convention Center)

SPECIAL SESSION: GSA BULLETIN: 125th Celebration Presentations I

 

J. Brendan Murphy and Nancy Riggs, Chairs
Paper #
Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
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8:05 AM
THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE
WALKER, J. Douglas, Department of Geology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, GEISSMAN, J.W., Department of Geosciences, ROC 21, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080, BOWRING, Samuel A., Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 and BABCOCK, Loren E., School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 S. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, jdwalker@ku.edu
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8:35 AM
A CENTURY OF U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY: THE LONG QUEST TOWARDS CONCORDANCE
CORFU, Fernando, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1047, Blindern, Oslo, 0316, Norway, fernando.corfu@geo.uio.no
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9:05 AM
CHANGING OCEANIC CONDITIONS THROUGH THE LATE ORDOVICIAN GLACIATION INTO THE EARLIEST SILURIAN GLOBAL ANOXIC EVENT: EVIDENCE FROM BLACK SHALES AND NITROGEN ISOTOPES
MELCHIN, Michael, Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS B2G 2V5, Canada, MITCHELL, Charles, Department of Geology, The University at Buffalo, Box 603050, Buffalo, NY 14260-3050, HOLMDEN, Chris, Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 114 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2, Canada and ŠTORCH, Petr, Institute of Geology AS CR, Rozvojova ́ 135, 165 02, Praha, 6, Czech Republic, mmelchin@stfx.ca
 
9:35 AM
Discussion
 
9:50 AM
Break
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10:05 AM
CYCLOSTRATIGRAPHY AND ITS REVOLUTIONIZING APPLICATIONS IN THE GEOSCIENCES
HINNOV, Linda A., Dept. Earth & Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, hinnov@jhu.edu
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10:35 AM
MASS EXTINCTIONS: LESS SEVERE IN THE OCEAN THAN TRADITIONALLY PORTRAYED BUT STILL INTRIGUING
STANLEY, Steven M., Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, Post Bldg. 701, 1680 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, stevenst@hawaii.edu
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11:05 AM
PRE-PANGEAN SUPERCONTINENTS COME OF AGE
EVANS, David A.D., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, david.evans@yale.edu
 
11:35 AM
Discussion
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