2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia (19–22 October 2014)
Session No. 288 Wednesday, 22 October 2014
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Vancouver Convention Centre-West: 223/224

T200. Advancing the Digitization of Paleontology and Geoscience Collections: Projects, Programs, and Practices I (Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections; iDigBio, Paleontological Society; GSA Geoinformatics Division; University of Colorado Museum of Natural History; Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History)

Talia S. Karim, Gil Nelson and Russell D. White, Presiding
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288-18:00 AM IDIGBIO: THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION’S NATIONAL RESOURCE FOR THE DIGITIZATION OF BIOLOGICAL AND PALEOBIOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS: NELSON, Gil, iDigBio, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, gnelson@bio.fsu.edu
288-28:15 AM PALEOBIOLOGY DATABASE: A COMMUNITY BASED DATA SERVICE FOR PALEOBIOLOGY: UHEN, Mark, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, George Mason University, MS 6E2, Fairfax, VA 22030, muhen@gmu.edu
288-38:30 AM THE INTERNET OF SAMPLES IN THE EARTH SCIENCES (ISAMPLES): LEHNERT, Kerstin A., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, lehnert@ldeo.columbia.edu, BOWRING, Sam, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Building 54-1124, Cambridge, MA 02139, CUTCHER-GERSHENFELD, Joel, School of Labor and Employment Relations, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois, 504 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820, DENSLOW, Michael, NEON, Inc, 1685 38th St., Ste. 100, Boulder, CO 80301, GIL, Yolanda, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, 4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 1001, 500 Pillsbury Drive SE Rm 672, Marina del Rey, CA 90292, HALLETT, Benjamin W., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Jonsson-Rowland Science Center, 1W19, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180, LENHARDT, W. Christopher, RENCI, 100 Europa Drive Suite 540, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, MOLINEUX, Ann, Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, J.J.Pickle Research Campus, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, MOORE, Carla J., National Geophysical Data Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305, and NOREN, Anders J., Department of Geology and Geophysics / LRC, University of Minnesota, Limnological Research Center, 500 Pillsbury Drive SE Rm 672, Minneapolis, MN 55455
288-48:45 AM THE FOSSIL INSECT COLLABORATIVE: AN NSF-FUNDED PALEONTOLOGY COLLECTIONS DIGITIZATION PROJECT: SMITH, Dena M., CU Museum of Natural History, University of Colorado, 265 UCB, CU Museum - Paleontology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0265, dena@colorado.edu, BUTTS, Susan, Division of Invertebrate Paleontology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 170 Whitney Avenue, P.O. Box 208118, New Haven, CT 208118, DOOLEY, Alton C. Jr, Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112, ENGEL, Michael S., Division of Entomology (Paleoentomology), Natural History Museum, and Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, FARRELL, Brian D., Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, GRIMALDI, David A., Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, HEADS, Sam, Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak Street, MC-652, Champaign, IL 61820, KARIM, Talia S., University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, University of Colorado, 265 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, and NORRIS, Christopher A., Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 170 Whitney Avenue, P.O. Box 208118, New Haven, CT 06520-8118
288-59:00 AM DATA, DIGITIZATION AND DISCOVERY IN THE PALEONICHES TCN: CASEY, Michelle M., Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, mcasey@ku.edu, FARRELL, Úna C., Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, and LIEBERMAN, Bruce S., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd, Dyche Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045
288-69:15 AM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EFFICIENT, ACCESSIBLE ONLINE MUSEUM SITE AND DATABASE WITH OPEN ACCESS: WOODS, Justin A., Information Services, Southwestern Adventist University, 100 Magnolia, Keene, TX 76059, justin.a.woods@gmail.com and CHADWICK, Arthur V., Geology, Southwestern Adventist University, 100 Magnolia, Keene, TX 76059
288-79:30 AM THE NEOGENE ATLAS OF ANCIENT LIFE:  A NEW DIGITAL RESOURCE FOR PALEONTOLOGY: HENDRICKS, Jonathan R.1, PORTELL, Roger W.2, SYLVA, Nicholas L.3, KITTLE, B. Alex4, ROBERTS, Sean W.5, ABDOLLAHIAN, Nina1, and LENCI, Anthony M.1, (1) Department of Geology, San José State University, Duncan Hall 321, San José, CA 95192, jonathan.hendricks@sjsu.edu, (2) Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, 1659 Museum Road, PO Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611, (3) Department of Geology, San José State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0102, (4) Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, (5) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611
288-89:45 AM MAKING THE FORMER USGS MENLO PARK INVERTEBRATE COLLECTION DIGITALLY ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA MUSEUM OF PALEONTOLOGY: CLITES, Erica C., University of California Museum of Paleontology, 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA 94720-4780, eclites@berkeley.edu, GOODWIN, Mark B., Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, and MARSHALL, Charles R., University of California Museum of Paleontology and Dept of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building, #4780, Berkeley, CA 94720-4780
288-910:00 AM MODERNIZING OLD FOSSILS -- IMPROVING ACCESS TO UNPUBLISHED USGS PALEONTOLOGIC INFORMATION: STAMM, Nancy R. and SOLLER, David R., U.S. Geological Survey, 926-A National Center, Reston, VA 20192, nstamm@usgs.gov
288-1010:15 AM ADVANCING DIGITIZATION AT THE COOPER CENTER: RESULTS FROM IDIGBIO WORKSHOPS: RIVIN, Meredith A. and LIPPS, Jere H., John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA 92831, jlipps@fullerton.edu
 10:30 AM Break
288-1110:45 AM A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MUSEUM DIGITIZATION STANDARDS FOR USE IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH: TULGA, Sarah Ann, Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1101 Valley Life Sciences Bldg, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-4780, sarahtulga@gmail.com and HOLROYD, Patricia A., Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
288-1211:00 AM DIGITAL PALYNOLOGY: IMAGING, AUTOMATION AND INTELLIGENT DATABASES: PUNYASENA, Surangi W., Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, 505 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, punyasena@life.illinois.edu, TCHENG, David K., Illinois Informatics Institute, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois, 1205 W. Clark St., Room 1008, Urbana, IL 61801, FOWLKES, Charless C., Department of Computer Science, University of Caifornia, Irvine, CA 92697, MIO, Washington, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University, 1017 Academic Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4510, and SHYU, Chi-Ren, Informatics Institute, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211
288-1311:15 AM ENHANCING THE VALUE OF PALEONTOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS THROUGH ORIGINAL SOURCE DOCUMENTATION: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE YALE PEABODY MUSEUM: WHITE, Russell D. and UTRUP, Jessica A., Yale Peabody Museum, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, tim.white@yale.edu
288-1411:30 AM PALEONTOLOGY AT THE ADVANCED PHOTON SOURCE - NEW RESOURCES FOR PALEONTOLOGICAL RESEARCH: SORIANO, Carmen, Argonne National Laboratory, Advanced Photon Source, 9700 S Cass ave, Lemont, IL 60439, csoriano@aps.anl.gov
288-1511:45 AM CONOP—A QUANTITATIVE STRATIGRAPHIC SOFTWARE AND AN APPROACH TO ITS PARALLELIZATION: HOU, Xudong, Key Laboratory of Economic Stratigraphy and Palaeogeography, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 39 East Beijing Road, Nanjing 210008 China, xdhou@nigpas.ac.cn

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