Cordilleran Section - 108th Annual Meeting (29–31 March 2012)
Session No. 15 Thursday, 29 March 2012
14:30-16:50, Hotel Misión Juriquilla: Siglo XVIII

T9. What Fossil Ages and Distributions Tell Us about the History of the Ancient Gulf of California

Judith Smith, Ana Luisa Carreño and Javier Helenes, Presiding
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15-114:30 KEYNOTE: NEOGENE MICROPALEONTOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF THE NORTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA: HELENES, Javier, Geology-Earth Sciences Division, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, PO Box 430222, San Diego, CA 92143-0222, Mexico, jhelenes@cicese.mx and CARREÑO, A. Luisa, Instituto de Geologia, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria, Delegación Coyoacan, Mexico DF, 04510, Mexico
15-214:50 THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND THE ORIGIN OF THE MODERN EASTERN PACIFIC CORAL FAUNA: LÓPEZ-PÉREZ, Ramón Andrés, Instituto de Recursos, Universidad del Mar, Ciudad Universitaria, Puerto Ángel 70902 Mexico, alopez@angel.umar.mx
15-315:10 HOW ORIGINATION OF MODERN FISH LINEAGES MAY REFLECT TIMING OF WHEN THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA OPENED: A NEW BIOLOGICAL APPROACH: DOLBY, Greer A., Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA, 621 Charles E. Young Dr. So, Los Angeles, CA 90095, gadolby@ucla.edu, ELLINGSON, Ryan, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ California - Los Angeles, 621 Charles E. Young Dr. So, Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000, DAY, Paul P., Geological Sciences, California State University, 595 Charles Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90095, and JACOBS, David K., Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ California - Los Angeles, 621 Charles E. Young Dr. So, Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000
15-415:30 VOLCANIC ROCKS AND MICROFOSSILS CONFIRM A LATE MIOCENE AGE FOR MARINE STRATA ON ISLA TIBURON, GULF OF CALIFORNIA: BENNETT, Scott E.K.1, OSKIN, Michael E.1, DORSEY, Rebecca J.2, and IRIONDO, Alex3, (1) Department of Geology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, sekbennett@ucdavis.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, (3) Centro de Geociencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Campus Juriquilla, Querétaro, C.P. 76230, Mexico
15-515:50 TERTIARY-CARIBBEAN MOLLUSKS AND THE ANCIENT GULF OF CALIFORNIA: SMITH, Judith Terry, Department of Paleobiology, U.S. National Museum of Natural History, 2330 14th St. N, #401, Arlington, VA 22201-5867, redcloud1@earthlink.net
15-616:10 MARINE INVERTEBRATES PALEONTOLOGY OF THE SAN JUAN MEMBER (EL CIEN FORMATION), BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR, MEXICO: VERA, Diego1, GONZÁLEZ, Gerardo2, and NAVA, Enrique1, (1) Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas, La Paz, 23096, Mexico, vera.dimas.diego@gmail.com, (2) Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, La Paz, 23080, Mexico
15-716:30 PALEONTOLOGICAL CORRELATION OF MACROINVERTEBRATES IN THE BATEQUE AND TEPETATE FORMATIONS (PALEOCENE-EOCENE) IN WESTERN BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR, MEXICO: MORALES-ORTEGA, Priscila1, GONZÁLEZ-BARBA, Gerardo1, and NAVA-SÁNCHEZ, Enrique H.2, (1) Museo de Historia Natural, UABCS, Carretera al Sur Kilometro 5.5, AP #19B, La Paz, BCS, 23080, Mexico, prisortega@gmail.com, (2) Laboratorio de Geologia Ambiental, Dept. de Oceanologia, CICIMAR-IPN, Av. Instituto Politecnico Nacional s/n, AP 592, La Paz, BCS, 23096, Mexico

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