2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia (19–22 October 2014)

Session No. 63
Sunday, 19 October 2014: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Ballroom A (Vancouver Convention Centre-West)

P2. Mass Extinctions: Volcanism, Impacts, and Catastrophic Environmental Changes

GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; Paleontological Society
David P.G. Bond, Gerta Keller and Thierry Adatte, Conveners
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Start Time
1:00 PM
THE DYNAMICS OF BIOTIC COLLAPSE DURING DIVERSITY CRISES
ERWIN, Douglas H., Dept. of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, erwind@si.edu
1:20 PM
MARRYING LARGE IGNEOUS PROVINCES AND MASS EXTINCTION EVENTS: A PERFECT MARRIAGE OR A ROCKY RELATIONSHIP?
BRYAN, Scott, Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane, 4001, Australia, SELF, Steve, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom and ERNST, Richard E., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada, scott.bryan@qut.edu.au
1:40 PM
CRITERIA FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF IMPACT STRUCTURES ON EARTH
KOEBERL, Christian, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, also of the Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria, christian.koeberl@univie.ac.at
2:00 PM
CLIMATIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF SULFUR EMITTED BY LARGE-SCALE FLOOD BASALT ERUPTION
SCHMIDT, Anja, University of Leeds, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom, a.schmidt@leeds.ac.uk
2:20 PM
WEAPONS FOR MASS EXTINCTIONS: U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY APPLIED TO CONSTRAINING CATASTROPHES
SCHOENE, Blair, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University, 208 Guyot Hall, Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544-1003, bschoene@Princeton.EDU
 
2:40 PM
Break
2:55 PM
CATASTROPHIC MIDDLE PERMIAN EXTINCTION AND AN EXTRAORDINARY RECOVERY IN HIGH LATITUDES
BOND, David P.G.1, WIGNALL, Paul B.2, JOACHIMSKI, Michael M.3, SUN, Yadong4, SAVOV, Ivan2, GRASBY, Stephen E.5, BEAUCHAMP, Benoit6 and BLOMEIER, Dierk P.G.7, (1)School of Geography, Environment & Earth Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, United Kingdom, (2)School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom, (3)GeoZentrum Nordbayern, University of Erlangen, Schlossgarten 5, Erlangen, 91054, Germany, (4)State Key Laboratory of Biogeology and Environmental Geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), 388 Lumo Road, Wuhan, 430074, China, (5)Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, 3303 33rd St. NW, Calgary, AB T2L 2A7, Canada, (6)Geoscience, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB T2N1N4, Canada, (7)Tromso, 9296, Norway, d.bond@hull.ac.uk
3:15 PM
THE END-PERMIAN MASS EXTINCTION AND ITS AFTERMATH: INSIGHTS FROM NON-TRADITIONAL ISOTOPE SYSTEM
PAYNE, Jonathan L.1, ALTINER, Demir2, DEPAOLO, Donald J.3, HINOJOSA, Jessica L.4, KUMP, Lee R.5, LAU, Kimberly V.1, LEHRMANN, Daniel J.6, MAHER, Kate1, PAYTAN, Adina7 and SHEN, Shuzhong8, (1)Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 320, Stanford, CA 94305, (2)Department of Geological Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 06800, Turkey, (3)Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, 301 McCone Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-4767, (4)Geology Department, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Otago, 9054, New Zealand, (5)Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, (6)Geoscience, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX 78212, (7)Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, (8)Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Nanjing, 210008, China, jlpayne@stanford.edu
3:35 PM
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION, VOLCANISM AND END-PERMIAN EXTINCTION: PERSPECTIVES BASED ON INTERPRETING CARBON ISOTOPE EXCURSIONS
KUMP, Lee R., Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, CUI, Ying, Dept. of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 312 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802 and RIDGWELL, Andy, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SS, United Kingdom, lkump@psu.edu
3:55 PM
CAUSE OR CONSEQUENCE? WILDFIRES AT THE TRIASSIC-JURASSIC AND CRETACEOUS-PALEOGENE BOUNDARIES
BELCHER, Claire M., Department of Geography, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4PS, United Kingdom, c.belcher@exeter.ac.uk
4:15 PM
DECCAN VOLCANISM, CHICXULUB IMPACT AND THE KTB MASS EXTINCTION: COINCIDENCE? CAUSE AND EFFECTS?
KELLER, Gerta, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University, Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, gkeller@princeton.edu
4:35 PM
DECCAN VOLCANISM: A MAIN TRIGGER OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES LEADING TO THE KTB MASS EXTINCTION?
ADATTE, Thierry, Institute of Earth Sciences, Université de Lausanne, Géopolis, Lausanne, 1015, Switzerland, Thierry.Adatte@unil.ch
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