Southeastern Section - 61st Annual Meeting (1–2 April 2012)
Session No. 27 Monday, 2 April 2012
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Marriott Rennaissance: Grand Ballroom, Salon C2

T15. Conservation Paleobiology: Using the Fossil Record to Improve Living Species Conservation

Michael L. McKinney and Rowan Lockwood, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
27-11:30 PM ANTHROPOGENIC AND BATHYMETRIC DETERMINANTS OF MARINE BENTHIC ASSOCIATIONS IN COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA: KOWALEWSKI, Michal1, TYLER, Carrie L.1, MACK, Kyle1, and HENDY, Austin, J.W.2, (1) Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, michalk@vt.edu, (2) Center for Tropical Palaeontology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama
27-21:50 PM ONSHORE-OFFSHORE TRENDS IN MARINE MACROBENTHIC COMMUNITIES IN THE PRESENCE OF ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACTS: TYLER, Carrie L.1, KOWALEWSKI, Michal1, and HENDY, Austin, J.W.2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, ctylersa@vt.edu, (2) Center for Tropical Palaeontology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama
27-32:10 PM THE “RESEARCH EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATES IN BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION” PROGRAM: TRAINING THE FIRST GENERATION OF CONSERVATION PALEOBIOLOGISTS: KELLEY, Patricia H., Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5944, kelleyp@uncw.edu and DIETL, Gregory P., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398
27-42:30 PM PRESERVATIONAL BIAS AND TIME AVERAGING IN BENTHIC MOLLUSKS IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY: IMPLICATIONS FOR ESTABLISHING BASELINES FOR RESTORATION: LOCKWOOD, Rowan, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187, rxlock@wm.edu
27-52:50 PM EFFECTS OF COAL MINING ON SURVIVORSHIP AND TAPHONOMY OF THE ASIAN CLAM: MINCY, Grant, Geology Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37916, gmincy@gmail.com and MCKINNEY, Michael L., Earth and Planetary Science, The University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
 3:10 PM Break
27-63:30 PM INTERSECTIONS BETWEEN ICHNOLOGY AND INVASION ECOLOGY ON THE GEORGIA BARRIER ISLANDS, WITH APPLICATIONS TO CONSERVATION BIOLOGY: MARTIN, Anthony J., Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, geoam@learnlink.emory.edu
27-73:50 PM CONSERVATION ECOLOGY IN THE IRVINGTONIAN: WHITE-TAILED DEER (ODOCOILEUS VIRGINIANUS) FROM THE PLEISTOCENE (LATE IRVINGTONIAN) CAMELOT LOCAL FAUNA, DORCHESTER COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA: WILLIAMS, Daniel Ryan, Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesoboro, GA 30460, danwilliams@georgiasouthern.edu
27-84:10 PM MAMMALIAN RESPONSES TO CLIMATE CHANGE: CONSERVATION LESSONS FROM DEEP-TIME EXPERIMENTS: DESANTIS, Larisa R.G., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235-1805, larisa.desantis@vanderbilt.edu
27-94:30 PM LONG-TERM ECOLOGICAL CHANGE IN A CONSERVATION HOTSPOT: THE VERTEBRATE FOSSIL RECORD OF NEW CALEDONIA: BOYER, Alison G., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, 569 Dabney Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1610, alison.boyer@utk.edu and JAMES, Helen F., Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20013-7012
27-104:50 PM CONSERVATION PALEOBIOLOGY IN THE COMING DECADES: DIETL, Gregory, Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, gpd3@cornell.edu, FLESSA, Karl, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, 1040 E. 4th Street, Room 208, Tucson, AZ 85721, JACKSON, Stephen T., Department of Botany - Box 3165, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071-3165, KIDWELL, Susan M., Department of Geophyscial Sciences, Univ of Chicago, 5734 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, and KOCH, Paul L., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
 5:10 PM Discussion

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