NAPC 2001

June 26 - July 1 2001 Berkeley, California

Technical Session ScheduleŚWednesday, June 27
(last updated 5/8/01)

Links: General Session Schedule | Technical Program Page | Abstracts

Time RM 102 RM 104 RM 203 RM 204 JWK
Symposium 4
Symposium 13
Symposium 11
Symposium 7
Symposium 8
8:20-8:40 ERWIN, DIANE:
Opening Remarks
Opening Remarks


NEHM, R. and BUDD, A. Introduction to the symposium 


MILLER, III, WILLIAM: An introduction to complex trace fossils  WANG, XIANGDONG: The Pre-Lopingian Marine Benthic Crisis 
8:40-9:00 ROTHWELL, GAR: Cenozoic Ferns Of North America: Preservation, Ecology and Evolution  WILLIAMS, DANA: Larger Foraminifers As Bioindicators In Coral Reef Environments


JUNG, PETER: History Of The Dominican Republic Project  BROMLEY, RICHARD G.:Zoophycos: structural and ethologic overview JIN, YUGAN: Latest Changhsingian Fossils Around The Yunkai Volcanos Of South China 
9:00-9:20 SCHORN, H.E.: The Tertiary History of North American Megafossil Conifers: The Few, The Proud, The Oft Neglected CANNARIATO, KEVIN: Implications of rapid foraminiferal changes during the Quaternary 


HOTTINGER, LUCAS: The Species Of Amphistegina (Foraminiferida) In The Late Neogene Of The Dominican Republic  MILLER, MOLLY F.: Styles of behavioral complexity recorded by Paleozoic trace fossils 


CAO, CHANGQUN: Organic and Inorganic Carbon Isotope Patterns Across The Permian-Triassic Boundary In The Meishan Section, South China 
9:20- 9:40 Break Break Break Break Break
9:40-10:00 STOCKEY, RUTH: The Role Of Permineralized Plants In Understanding Diversity, Phylogeny, and Paleoenvironment: The Princeton Chert. 


MARTIN, RONALD: Interannual Variation Of Marsh Foraminiferal Assemblages (Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Smyrna, De): Do Foraminiferal Assemblages Have A Memory? 


CHEETHAM, ALAN: Evolutionary Stasis and Taxonomic Stability: The Bryozoan Metrarabdotos In Tropical America  OLIVERO, DAVIDE: Evolution of Zoophycos in the Vocontian Trough (southeastern France) from Lower Jurassic to Upper Cretaceous  SHEN, SHUZHONG: Faunal Shift Across The Permian-Triassic Boundary In Southern Tibet
10:00-10:20 PIGG, KATHLEEN: The Role Of Permineralized Plants In Understanding Plant Diversity, Phylogeny, and Paleoenvironment: The Miocene Yakima Canyon Chert 

TOBIN, RICHARD: Historical Reconstruction of a Highly Polluted Estuary Using Foraminifera as Proxies—New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts

NEHM, ROSS: Species-Level Morphological Stability In Neogene Marginellids From The Dominican Republic  MARTIN, ANTHONY J.: Antrhophycus and the problem of compound trace fossils  ISOZAKI, YUKIO: Plume Winter Scenario For The Permo-Triassic Boundary Mass Extinction 
10:20-10:40 WHEELER, ELIZABETH: Tertiary Fossil Woods Of North America  MCGANN, MARY: Use Of Foraminifers In Pollution Monitoring Of Sewage Outfalls In Southern California, USA  COSTA, FABIO H.: Color Pattern Stability In Seagrass Neritid Gastropods From The Neogene Of The Dominican Republic  CURRAN, ALLAN: Intertidal mounds of tropical callianassids provide substrates for complex upogebiid shrimp burrows: Modern and Pleistocene examples from the Bahamas  PRUSS, SARA B.: Development Of Microbial Fabrics In Early Triassic Oceans 
10:40-11:00 Break Break Break Break Break
11:00-11:20 TIFFNEY, BRUCE: North American Tertiary Paleocarpology: Past and Promise  ARNOLD, ANTHONY: Distribution, Diversity, and Light Isotope Signal In Benthic Foraminifera On A Seamount Near The East Pacific Rise; Effects Of The East Pacific Oxygen Minimum Zone  BUDD, NANCY: Early Evolution Of A Dominant Caribbean Reef Coral: Morphometrics and Phylogenetic Analysis Of Early Pliocene Montastraea From The Dominican Republic  EKDALE, A. A.: Substrate-controlled development of Composite, bioturbation-bioerosion trace fossils  FRAISER, MARGARET: Opportunists during the biotic Recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction
11:20-11:40 DILHOFF, RICK: The Mcabee Flora and Its Relation To The Proposed Middle Eocene "Okanogan Highlands" Flora Of The Pacific Northwest  LOUBERE, PAUL: Deep Sea Benthic Foraminifera and Surface Ocean Bioproductivity: What More Do We Need To Know?  KLAUS, J.: Comparative Ecology Of Dominican Republic Montastraea Annularis-Like Corals Before and After Plio-Pleistocene Turnover  UCHMAN, ALFRED: Graphoglyptid trace fossils: their ethology, ecology and evolution LOOY, CINDY: Time-Delayed Plant Extinction After The End-Permian Ecologic Crisis. 
11:40-12:00 CEVALLOS-FERRIZ, SERGIO: Tertiary Floras From Mexico and Their Significance In Understanding Low Latitude North America Vegetation  SCHELL, TRECIA: Holocene Paleoproductivity In The Northwestern Pacific Determined By Foraminiferal Assemblages In A Fjord Of Western Vancouver Island, British Columbia  TANG, CAROL: Paleoecology and Distribution Of Neogene Benthic Marine Invertebrate Assemblages In Central and Southern Rio Gurabo, Dominican Republic HASIOTIS, STEPHEN T.: Recognition and interpretation of complex ichnofossils of social organisms: Understanding their evolution and roles in terrestrial paleoecosystems HUYNH, TRAN: Comparative Paleobiology Of Two Different Middle Triassic Marine Environments From Western Pangea 
12:00-1:40 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Symposium 4
Symposium 13
Symposium 11
Symposium 8
1:40-2:00 JOHNSON, KIRK:  Morphotyping The Cretaceous And Paleogene Leaf Floras Of The Rocky Mountain Region YANKO-HOMBACH, VALENTINA: Environmental Microplaeontology: Past, Present, Future (Exemplified By Foraminifera)  FREIHEIT, JIM: Species-level evolutionary patterns in Neogene strombids from the Dominican Republic. THEIL, DIANA: Paleoecology Of Middle Ordovician Shell Concentrations Of The Great Basin, Western United States  MCROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER: Triassic Bivalves and The Beginning Of A Revoluton: A Role For Predators? 
2:00-2:20 WOLFE, JACK: Using Leaves For Paleoclimatic Estimates BRESLER, VLADIMIR: Environmental Micropaleontology Revised: Chemico-Ecological Approach ANDERSON, LAURIE: Environmentally Associated Allometry and Size Truncation In Neogene Caryocorbula Of The Northern Dominican Republic MIKULIC, DONALD: Environmental Biases Of Silurian Fossil Konservat Lagerstatten  HANKINS, KARINA G.: Marine Paleoecological Changes Across The Triassic-Jurassic Extinction Boundary, New York Canyon, West-Central Nevada 
2:20-2:40 MYERS, JEFFREY: Facies biases and leaf physiognomic climate estimates: New constraints on the magnitude of Eocene-Oligocene climate change in the Pacific Northwest  PUSHKAR VLADIMIR S.: Plio-Pleistocene diatoms of Alaska: Application to Paleoclimatic Reconstructions  LINDBERG, DAVID: Marine Angiosperm Patellogastropods From The Dominican Republic Neogene: A Spatial-Temporal Way Point Between Eocene Europe And Recent North America SCHNEIDER, CHRIS: Heaps Of Echinoids In A Pennsylvanian Echinoderm Lagerstatten: Implications For Fossilized Behavior MCELWAIN, JENNY C.: Fossil Floral Dynamics and Environmental Change Across The Triassic-Jurassic Mass Extinction Boundary 
2:40-3:00 PROTHERO, DONALD: Magnetic Stratigraphy Of The Eocene-Oligocene Eugene/Fisher Formations, Western Oregon: Implications For The 'Terminal Eocene Event' DISCUSSION DISCUSSION BELLWOOD, DAVID: The Trophic History Of Fishes On Coral Reefs  FRASER, NICOLE M.: The Beginning Of Mesozoic Bivalve Reefs: Early Jurassic 'Lithiotis' Facies Bioherms
3:00-3:20 Break Break Break Break Break
Symposium 8
3:20-3:40 BOUCHER, LISA: Analyzing Taphonomic Variation In Leaf Compressions From Cretaceous Floodplain Subenvironments  BAGHAI-RIDING, NINA: An Analysis Of Palynomorphs Of The Aguja Formation (Campanian), Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas   PERRILLIAT, CARMEN: Stratigraphic and Paleoecologic Implications Of A New Species Of Ostreid From The Lower Eocene Viento Formation, La Popa Basin, Northeast Mexico  STANLEY, GEORGE, D., JR.: Changes Among Reef Ecosystems During The Early Mesozoic 
3:40-4:00 HEATH, WINFIELD: Taphofacies Analysis Of Upper Carboniferous Microfossils (Hughes Creek Shale, East-Central Kansas)  RIDING, ROBERT: Biofilm Architecture Of Cryptic Micrite Veneers In Carbonate Sediments    VELASCO, PATRICIA: Paleontology and Geology Of The Atotonilco El Grande Formation (Blancan) Hidalgo, Mexico  TWITCHETT, RICHARD: Do Changes In Productivity and Preservation Control Apparent Diversity Through The Late Permian To Early Jurassic Interval? 
4:00-4:20 AGNEW, JEFFREY: The Significance Of Highly Variable Concentrations Of Decapod Fingers: A Comparison Of The Paleoecology, Taphonomy, and Sedimentology Of Several American Neogene Deposits  POETKER, SHELENE: Morphology, Structure, and Composition Of Tropical Intertidal and Supra-Littoral Microbial Mats    HANNIBAL, JOSEPH: Three-Dimensionally Preserved Specimens Of The Crayfish Pacifastacus and Crayfish Gastroliths From The Pliocene Of Idaho And Oregon BOTTJER, DAVID: The Beginning Of The Mesozoic: Pangean Breakup With 60 Million Years Of Environmental Stress and Biotic Crisis 
4:20-4:40 EDELMAN-FURSTENBERG, YAEL: Environmental Reconstruction Of High-Productivity Marine Settings: Benthic Paleoecology and Taphonomy Of The Cretaceous Mishash Formation, Southern Israel  VECOLI, MARCO: Lower Paleozoic Microphytoplankton Biogeographical Differentiation: Application to Terrane Analysis and Provenance Studies in Central Europe   TRIPATI, ARADHNA: Evolution Of Seawater Strontium:Calcium Ratios and Seasonality During The Paleogene DISCUSSION
4:40-5:00       MUCHOW, RHEA: Temporal Changes in Coral Composition in Moorea During the Holocene