Northeastern Section - 49th Annual Meeting (2325 March)
Session No. 17 Sunday, 23 March 2014
1:30 PM-4:10 PM, Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square: Heritage Salon E

T14. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Taphonomy: The Impact of Morphological, Molecular, and Isotopic Changes on Environmental Proxies (Eastern Section of SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology))

Qin Leng, Christopher J. Williams and Hong Yang, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
17-11:35 PM TAPHONOMY, PHYTOPLANKTON EVOLUTION, AND THE FOSSIL RECORD OF MARINE BIODIVERSITY: MARTIN, Ronald E., Geological Sciences, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of Delaware, 255 Academy St, 103 Penny Hall, Newark, DE 19350, daddy@udel.edu and QUIGG, Antonietta, Marine Biology and Oceanography, Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston Campus, Building 3029, Office 261, Galveston, TX 77553
17-21:55 PM HOW DECAY AND DIAGENESIS INFLUENCE ISOTOPE SIGNALS FROM PLANT FOSSILS?: YANG, Hong and LENG, Qin, Department of Science and Technology, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, hyang@bryant.edu
17-32:15 PM DECAY AND EARLY DIAGENESIS OF METASEQUOIA LEAVES: IMPLICATIONS FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRESERVATION AND BULK ISOTOPE SIGNALS IN PLANT FOSSIL LAGERSTäTTEN: WITKOWSKI, Caitlyn1, LENG, Qin1, BLAIS, Brian1, FENG, Liang2, REID, Christopher1, WANG, Hongmei2, and YANG, Hong1, (1) Department of Science and Technology, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, cwitkows@bryant.edu, (2) Department of Microbiology, China University of Geosciences, 388 Lumo Rd, Hongshan, Wuhan, 430072, China
17-42:35 PM QUANTITATIVE RECONSTRUCTION OF ANCIENT CLIMATIC PARAMETERS FOR MIOCENE CLARKIA FOSSIL LAGERSTäTTE: LENG, Qin, RIVAS, Nathan, VICKERS, Jessica May, and YANG, Hong, Department of Science and Technology, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, qleng@bryant.edu
 2:55 PM Break
17-53:10 PM THE CHEMISTRY OF FOSSIL COLOUR: THE ROLE OF CUTICULAR LIPIDS IN FOSSILISATION OF INSECT STRUCTURAL COLOURS: GUPTA, Neal S., Department of Science and Technology, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike Smithfield RI, Smithfield, RI 02917, sgupta3@bryant.edu, MCNAMARA, Maria E., School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, xxx, Ireland, YANG, Hong, Department of Science and Technology, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, BRIGGS, Derek E.G., Dept. of Geology and Geophysics & Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 210 Whitney Avenue, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520, CODY, George D., Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Rd, NW, Washington, DC 20015, and ORR, Patrick J., UCD School of Geological Sciences, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, 4, Ireland
17-63:30 PM A NEW PYROLYSIS BASED METHOD TO ASSESS MOLECULAR PRESERVATION OF ANCIENT SILK PRODUCTS: WITKOWSKI, Caitlyn1, MAKEPEACE, Conor2, LENG, Qin1, ZHOU, Yang3, and YANG, Hong1, (1) Department of Science and Technology, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, (2) Laboratory for Terrestrial Environments, Department of Science and Technology, College of Arts and Sciences, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, cmakepeace@bryant.edu, (3) Technology, China National Silk Museum, 73-1 Yuhuangshan Road, Hangzhou, 310002, China
17-73:50 PM DIFFERENTIAL PRESERVATION AND PERMINERALIZATION OF FOSSIL WOOD IN THE EARLY EOCENE CHICKALOON FORMATION: WILLIAMS, Christopher J., Dept. of Earth and Environment, Franklin and Marshall College, 415 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603, chris.williams@fandm.edu and TROSTLE, Kyle D., Earth and Atmospheric Science, Cornell University, 112 Hollister Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

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