GSA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, USA - 2016

Session No. 272
Wednesday, 28 September 2016: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Mile High Ballroom 4C (Colorado Convention Center)

Paleontology 3: Taphonomy and Predation

Thomas Hegna and Anna M. Weiss, Chairs
8:00 AM
THE LARGE-SCALE STRUCTURE OF THE FOSSIL RECORD
HOLLAND, Steven M., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-2501, stratum@uga.edu
8:15 AM
USING STATISTICS TO CHARACTERIZE FOSSIL-LAGERST├ĄTTEN
MACKENZIE, Lindsay Ann, Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454, HINMAN, Nancy W., Geosciences, University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT 59812, STANLEY Jr., George D., Geosciences, The University of Montana/Paleontology Center, 32 Campus Drive # 1296, Missoula, MT 59812 and HOFMANN, Michael H., Department of Geosciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, lindsay.mackenzie1105@gmail.com
8:30 AM
WORKFLOW AND PALEONTOLOGICAL PROJECTS AT THE ADVANCED PHOTON SOURCE SYNCHROTRON (CHICAGO, USA)
SORIANO, Carmen, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S Cass ave, Lemont, IL 60439, carmen.soriano@gmail.com
8:45 AM
INCREASING DIVERSITY AND CREATING A SUSTAINABLE WORKFLOW: DIGITIZATION AT THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
ESTES-SMARGIASSI, Kathryn, HENDY, Austin J.W. and VENDETTI, Jann, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007, kestes@nhm.org
9:00 AM
IMPLICATIONS FROM DIFFUSION MODELING OF TRACE ELEMENT UPTAKE BY BONES FROM THE STANDING ROCK HADROSAUR SITE, HELL CREEK FORMATION, CORSON COUNTY, SD
ULLMANN, Paul Victor, Department of Geology, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ 08028, ASH, Richard, Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 and GRANDSTAFF, David E., Department of Earth & Environmental Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, ullmann@rowan.edu
9:15 AM
TAPHONOMIC SIGNATURES OF MASS MORTALITY IN A KENYAN LARGE MAMMAL DEATH ASSEMBLAGE
MILLER, Joshua H., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221 and BEHRENSMEYER, Anna K., Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, NHB-121, Washington, DC 20013-7012, josh.miller@uc.edu
9:30 AM
THE BALANCE OF CLIMATE VS. GEOMORPHOLOGICAL DRIVERS INFLUENCING PATTERNS OF FAUNAL AND TAPHONOMIC CHANGE IN THE WHITE RIVER SEQUENCE
MOORE, Jason R., Honors College, University of New Mexico, MSC 06 3890, Albuquerque, CO 87131 and WEISSMANN, Gary S., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, MSC03-2040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, jrm@unm.edu
9:45 AM
THE AMBER WINDOW AND THE AMPHIPOD FOSSIL RECORD
HEGNA, Thomas, Department of Geology, Western Illinois University, Tillman Hall 115, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455, ta-hegna@wiu.edu
10:00 AM
FIRST REPORT OF MICROBIAL MATS WITH PYRITIZED CYANOBACTERIA ON BRACHIOPOD SHELLS FROM THE CINCINNATIAN GROUP (UPPER ORDOVICIAN, KATIAN)
WILSON, Mark A., Dept of Geology, College of Wooster, 944 College Mall, Scovel Hall, Wooster, OH 44691-2363 and TAYLOR, Paul D., Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom, mwilson@wooster.edu
10:15 AM
CRUSTOSE CORALLINE ALGAE INCREASE FRAMEWORK AND DIVERSITY ON ANCIENT CORAL REEFS
WEISS, Anna M., Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2305 Speedway, Stop C1160, Austin, TX 78713 and MARTINDALE, Rowan, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712, anna.weiss@utexas.edu
10:30 AM
THE ROLE OF PRESERVATION ON THE QUANTIFICATION OF MORPHOLOGY AND PATTERNS OF DISPARITY WITHIN PALEOZOIC ECHINODERMS
DELINE, Bradley, Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118 and THOMKA, James R., Department of Geosciences, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, bdeline@westga.edu
10:45 AM
TAPHONOMY AND PALEOECOLOGY OF AN OPHIUROID-STYLOPHORAN OBRUTION DEPOSIT FROM THE LOWER DEVONIAN BOKKEVELD GROUP, SOUTH AFRICA
REID, Mhairi1, TAYLOR, Wendy L.1, BORDY, Emese1 and BRETT, Carlton E.2, (1)Department of Geological Sciences, University of Cape Town, 13 University Ave, Rondebosch, 7701, South Africa, (2)Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, Mhairi.Reid@alumni.uct.ac.za
11:00 AM
"EDGE DRILLING": SNAIL PREDATORY BEHAVIOR OR A PHANTOM OF TYPOLOGICAL THINKING?
SIME, John A., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, 251 Hayden Hall, 240 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6316 and KELLEY, Patricia H., Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403, sime@sas.upenn.edu
11:15 AM
BERTIE PTERYGOTID : ACUTIRAMUS; PREDATOR OR PUSHOVER? EURYPTERID INJURIES IN THE SILURIAN.
MCKENZIE, Scott C. and NYPAVER, Cole, Geology, Mercyhurst University, 501 East 38th St., Erie, PA 16546, smckenzie@mercyhurst.edu
Handouts
  • Presentation3.pptx (14.1 MB)
  • 11:30 AM
    ICHTHYOSAUR COPROLITE WITH NAUTILOID: NEW DATA ON THE DIET OF SHONISAURUS
    MCMENAMIN, Mark A.S., HUSSEY, Meghan C. and ORR, Lydia, Geology and Geography, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075, mmcmenam@mtholyoke.edu
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