GSA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, USA - 2016

Session No. 192
Tuesday, 27 September 2016: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 505 (Colorado Convention Center)

T133. New Views of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

Cushman Foundation; Geochemical Society; Paleontological Society; Paleontological Research Institution; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division
Kenneth G. Miller and Miriam E. Katz, Advocates
8:00 AM
EARTH SYSTEM MODELING CONSTRAINTS ON THE RATE OF PETM CARBON INJECTION (Invited Presentation)
KIRTLAND TURNER, Sandra and RIDGWELL, Andy, Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92521, sandra.kirtlandturner@ucr.edu
8:20 AM
A TECTONIC-MAGMATIC TRIGGER FOR EARLY CENOZOIC HYPERTHERMALS? (Invited Presentation)
STOREY, Michael1, CONDON, Daniel2, COSTA, Mafalda1, NASLUND, H. Richard3, CONNELLY, James N.4, SVENSEN, Henrik5, PLANKE, Sverre5, WHITE, Craig6, GEIST, Dennis7 and HALD, Niels1, (1)Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, 1350, Denmark, (2)NERC Isotope Geoscience Laboratory, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom, (3)Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 13902, (4)Centre for Star and Planet Formation, Geological Museum, Copenhagen University, Øster Voldgade 5-7, 1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark, (5)Centre of Earth Evolution and Dynamics, University of Oslo, Oslo, 0349, Norway, (6)Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725, (7)Geological Sciences, Univ of Idaho, P.O. Box 443022, Moscow, ID 83844-3022, michael.storey@snm.ku.dk
8:40 AM
DISTAL IMPACT EJECTA AT PALEOCENE-EOCENE BOUNDARY SECTIONS ON THE ATLANTIC MARGIN (Invited Presentation)
SCHALLER, Morgan F.1, FUNG, Megan K.1, WRIGHT, James D.2, KATZ, Miriam E.1 and KENT, Dennis V.2, (1)Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th St, Troy, NY 12180, (2)Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, schall@rpi.edu
9:00 AM
WIDESPREAD WILDFIRES AT THE PALEOCENE EOCENE BOUNDARY: EVIDENCE FROM ABUNDANT CHARCOAL PRESERVED IN THE THICK MARLBORO CLAY
FUNG, Megan K.1, SCHALLER, Morgan F.1, HOFF, Christopher M.1, KATZ, Miriam E.1 and WRIGHT, James D.2, (1)Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180, (2)Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, fungm2@rpi.edu
9:15 AM
ENHANCED MAGNETIZATION OF THE MARLBORO CLAY AS A PRODUCT OF IMPACT-INDUCED SOIL PYROGENESIS AT THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE BOUNDARY
KENT, Dennis V., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY 10964, LANCI, Luca, Department DiSTeVA, Università degli Studi di Urbino, ‘Carlo Bo,’ Località Crocicchia, Urbino, 61029, Italy and WANG, Huapei, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, Italy, dvk@rutgers.edu
9:30 AM
FORAMINIFERAL STABLE ISOTOPE RECORDS ACROSS THE PETM ONSET AT MILLVILLE, NJ: IMPLICATIONS FOR CARBON RELEASE RATE
WRIGHT, James D. and MILLER, Kenneth G., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, jdwright@rci.rutgers.edu
 
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
UNRAVELING  δ13CBULK CHANGES ACROSS THE PETM AND K/PG BOUNDARIES: SEAWATER OR ARTIFACT?
MILLER, Kenneth G.1, MAKAROVA, Maria2, WRIGHT, James D.2, AUBRY, Marie-Pierre2, HARRIS, Ashley D.3, ESMERAY-SENLET, Selen2, SI, Weimin2, BROWNING, James V.2 and PARK, Jill I.2, (1)Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Rutgers University, 71 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901; Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, (2)Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, (3)Energy Technology Company, Chevron Corporation USA, 1500 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77002, kgm@rci.rutgers.edu
10:15 AM
STABLE ISOTOPIC RESPONSE OF PLANKTONIC AND BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA DURING THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM, NEW JERSEY PALEOSHELF
MAKAROVA, Maria1, WRIGHT, James D.1, MILLER, Kenneth G.1, BABILA, Tali L.2, ROSENTHAL, Yair3 and PARK, Jill1, (1)Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, (2)Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, (3)Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901; Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, maria.makarova@rutgers.edu
10:30 AM
VARIABILITY OF LITHIC BOUNDARIES OF THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM ACROSS THE MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA COASTAL PLAIN: FROM RAPID BURIAL TO EROSIONAL TRUNCATION
POWARS, David S., U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192 and EDWARDS, Lucy E., U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 926A, Reston, VA 20192, dspowars@usgs.gov
10:45 AM
PTEROPODS FROM THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM (PETM) OF THE ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN, USA
SESSA, Jocelyn A., Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024, THOMAS, Ellen, Geology and Geophysics and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Yale University and Wesleyan University, P O Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109 and JANSSEN, Arie W., Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands, jsessa@amnh.org
11:00 AM
ORGANIC CARBON ISOTOPE AND FLUVIAL-LACUSTRINE SEDIMENTATION RECORD OF PALEOCENE TO EARLY EOCENE WARMING EVENTS, WASATCH AND GREEN RIVER FORMATIONS, UINTA BASIN, UTAH
BIRGENHEIER, Lauren P.1, ROSENCRANS, Ellen M.2, GALL, Ryan1 and PLINK-BJORKLUND, Piret3, (1)Geology and Geophysics Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0102, (2)Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 115 S 1460 E, Room 383, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, (3)Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401, Lauren.Birgenheier@utah.edu
 
11:15 AM
Discussion
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