286 Sclerochronological Archives from Rivers to the Sea: Documentation, Interpretation, and Utility

Oral Session
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Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 330A

David H. Goodwin , David P. Gillikin and David H. Kesler
8:15 AM
Freshwater Mussels as Paleoenvironmental Indicators
Christopher S. Romanek, University of Georgia
8:30 AM
Carbon Isotopes in Freshwater Mussel Shells: Metabolic Versus Environmental
David P. Gillikin, Vassar College; Kathryn A. Hutchinson, Vassar College; Yusuke Kumai, Vassar College
8:45 AM
Reconstruction of Late Holocene Floods and Droughts of the Rivers Rhine and Meuse by Means of &delta18O Analyses on Freshwater Mussels (Unionidae)
Emma Versteegh, VU University; Hubert B. Vonhof, VU University; Simon R. Troelstra, VU University
9:00 AM
Modeling Intra-Annual Growth of Freshwater Mussels
David Goodwin, Denison University; Prabasaj Paul, Denison University; Christine Wissink, Denison University
9:15 AM
Longevity and Growth Rate of Ancient and Modern Dreissenid Mussels in An Environmental Context
Erik N. Hoffmann, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Dana H. Geary, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Upwelling and Freshwater Runoff Events Recorded in the Brazilian Bivalve Semele Casali
John W. Huntley, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Richard A. Krause Jr, Universitaet zu Berlin; Christopher S. Romanek, Univ of Georgia; Darrell Kaufman, Northern Arizona University; Michal Kowalewski, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Susan Barbour Wood, Western Carolina University; Marcello Simoes, Universidade Estadual Paulista
10:45 AM
Nitrogen Isotopes Ratios in Marine/Estuarine Skeletal Remains Reconstruct Ancient Food Chain
Kirsten Rowell, University of Washington; David L. Dettman, University of Arizona; Robert Dietz, Univ of Arizona
11:00 AM
Effect of Organic Matrices on the Determination of Minor Elements (Mg, Sr) and Mg:Ca and Sr:Ca Ratios of Aragonitic Bivalve Shells (Arctica islandica) – Comparison of ICP-OES and LA-ICP-MS Data
Bernd R. Schoene, University of Mainz; Zengjie Zhang, University of Mainz; David P. Gillikin, Vassar College; Dorrit E. Jacob, University of Mainz; Thomas Tütken, University of Bonn; Dieter Garbe-Schönberg, University of Kiel; Ted McConnaughey; Analia Soldati, University of Mainz
11:15 AM
Environmental Information Inferred from the Stable Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes of Live and Archaeological Turban Snails from Hengchun Peninsula, Southern Taiwan
Horng-sheng Mii, National Taiwan Normal Univ; Feng-hsi Shih, National Taiwan Normal Univ; Kuang-ti Li, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
11:30 AM
A Growth Increment Analysis of Donax Variabilis: Comparison Between Diurnal and Semidiurnal Tidal Habitats
Kelley Whatley Rich, University of Alabama; C. Fred T. Andrus, University of Alabama; Irvy R. Quitmyer, Florida Museum of Nat History; Douglas S. Jones, Florida Museum of Nat History
11:45 AM
Seasonality and Growth Patterns Using Isotope Sclerochronology In Shells of the Pliocene Scallop, Chesapecten Madisonius
Ann E. Goewert, University of North Carolina; Donna Surge, University of North Carolina
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