GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 67
Sunday, 22 September 2019: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 227ABC, North Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T113. Future Leaders in Paleontology

Paleontological Society

 

Matthew E. Clapham, Advocates
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Start Time
1:30 PM
UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND ASSEMBLY IN A MID-CAMBRIAN ECOSYSTEM USING NETWORK ANALYSIS
SWAIN, Anshuman1, BUTTERFIELD, Nicholas J.2, DEVEREUX, Matt3 and FAGAN, William F.1, (1)Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, (2)Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom, (3)Department of Earth Sciences, Western University, 1151 Richmond St, London, ON N6A 3K7, Canada
1:45 PM
THE WORM IS IN THE DETAIL: EVALUATING PALAEOSCOLECID TAXONOMY AND TAPHONOMY FROM THE MIDDLE CAMBRIAN SPENCE SHALE
WHITAKER, Anna F., Museum Studies & Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, JAMISON, Paul, 371 N 500 W, Logan, UT 84321, SCHIFFBAUER, James D., X-ray Microanalysis Core, University of Missouri, 101 Geological Sciences Building, Columbia, MO 65211 and KIMMIG, Julien, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045
2:00 PM
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF ARBORESCENT LYCOPSID CORTEX: INSIGHTS FROM COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND TAPHONOMY
D'ANTONIO, Michael P. and BOYCE, C. Kevin, Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 320, Stanford, CA 94305
2:15 PM
OLD PLANTS, NEW TRICKS: APPLYING MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES TO THE PALAEOBOTANICAL RECORD
BROWN, Matilda J.M., HOLLAND, Barbara R. and JORDAN, Greg J., School of Natural Sciences, University of Tasmania, Locked Bag 55, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
2:30 PM
REDUCING THE LATITUDINAL BIAS IN NEOGENE MARINE PALYNOLOGY: INVESTIGATING THE NEOTROPICAL FOSSIL RECORD
CÁRDENAS, Damián, Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65409-0410; Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, 0843-03092, Panama, OBOH-IKUENOBE, Francisca E., Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65409-0410 and JARAMILLO, Carlos, Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, 0843-03092, Panama
 
2:45 PM
Break
3:00 PM
DEAD MEN STILL TELL TALES: MOLLUSCAN DEATH ASSEMBLAGES RECORD A BOOM-BUST INVASION AND A CHANGING COMMUNITY IN KINGSTON HARBOUR, JAMAICA
KOKESH, Broc S., Department of the Geophysical Sciences, The University of Chicago, 5734 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 and STEMANN, Thomas A., Department of Geography and Geology, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, 7, Jamaica
3:15 PM
APPLYING TAPHONOMIC APPROACHES TO LOW-IMPACT MONITORING OF INVASIVE SPECIES IN FLORIDA’S FRESHWATER SPRINGS AND RIVERS
KUSNERIK, Kristopher M.1, KANNAI, Alshina1, MEANS, Guy H.2, MEANS, Ryan3, MONROE, Mariah A.1, PORTELL, Roger W.1 and KOWALEWSKI, Michal1, (1)Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, 1659 Museum Road, Gainesville, FL 32611, (2)Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Geological Survey, 3000 Commonwealth Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (3)Coastal Plains Institute, 46 Kinsey Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327
3:30 PM
USING BIVALVE DEATH ASSEMBLAGES AS AN INDICATOR FOR STRESSED RIVER ECOSYSTEMS
RODEWALD, Beatrice M.1, CASEY, Michelle2 and DARROCH, Simon A.F.1, (1)Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, (2)Earth and Environmental Sciences, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071
3:45 PM
PALEOECOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO LACUSTRINE VARIABILITY IN OLDUVAI GORGE, TANZANIA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON HOMININ EVOLUTION
PELTIER, Danielle M., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science, Indiana University Bloomington, 1001 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47401, HERRMANN, Edward W., Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 2420 Canada Dr, Bloomington, IN 47401 and NJAU, Jackson K., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47405
4:00 PM
INTRA-BASINAL HETEROGENEITY OF TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS IN THE TURKANA BASIN IN THE EARLY PLEISTOCENE
BIERNAT, Maryse Dominique, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Institute of Human Evolution, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85281, BRAUN, David R., Anthropology Department, The George Washington University, 2112 G. St., 203, Washington, DC 20052, PATTERSON, David, Department of Biology, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA 0597 and REED, Kaye E., Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287
 
4:15 PM
Break
4:30 PM
VOLES, MOLARS, AND MOLECULES: INTEGRATING QUANTITATIVE MORPHOLOGY, GENETICS, AND EVO-DEVO TO STUDY EVOLUTIONARY PROCESSES
BURROUGHS, Robert W., Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, 1025 E. 57th, Culver Hall 402, Chicago, IL 60637; Integrative Research Center, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL 60605
4:45 PM
DOGS, DEATH, AND DIETARY BREADTH: THE LINK BETWEEN SPECIES DURATION AND DIETARY SPECIALIZATION IN CANIDS
TANIS, Brian P.1, DESANTIS, Larisa R.G.2 and TERRY, Rebecca C.1, (1)Department of Integrative Biology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, (2)Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235
5:00 PM
SURVIVAL OF THE FLEXIBLE? A COMPARISON OF DIETARY STRATEGIES BETWEEN LATE PLEISTOCENE BERINGIAN BISON AND HORSES
KELLY, Abigail, Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geology Physics Building, 345 Clifton Ct., Cincinnati, OH 45221, MILLER, Joshua H., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221 and DESANTIS, Larisa R.G., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235
5:15 PM
FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY OF NORTH AMERICAN CENOZOIC MAMMALS
SHUPINSKI, Alexandria, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1400 R Street, LINCOLN, NE 68588 and LYONS, S. Kathleen, Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, NHB MRC 121, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012
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