285 Recoveries from Mass Extinction: Patterns, Processes, and Comparisons I

Oral Session
Topical Sessions


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Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 320DE

Peter J. Harries and Richard J. Twitchett
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:10 AM
Aftermath and Recovery from the Valdemiedes Extinction Event (Lower/Middle Cambrian)
Eladio Liñán, Universidad de Zaragoza; María E. Dies Álvarez, Universidad de Zaragoza; José A. Gámez Vintaned, Universidad de Zaragoza; Rodolfo Gozalo, Universitat de Valencia; Andrey Yu. Zhuravlev, Universidad de Zaragoza
8:40 AM
Ecological Reorganization of Graptolite Communities during the Hirnantian Mass Extinction
Charles E. Mitchell, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY; Kristi Belscher, Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY; M.J. Melchin, St. Francis Xavier Univ; Jason Loxton, St. Francis Xavier Univ; H. David Sheets, Canisius College; Petr Štorch; Stanley C. Finney, California State Univ; Chris Holmden, University of Saskatchewan; Dan LaPorte, University of Saskatchewan; William P. Patterson, University of Saskatchewan
9:25 AM
The Famennian (Late Devonian) Diversification of Echinoderms
Johnny Waters, Appalachian State University; Gary D. Webster, Washington State University
9:40 AM
9:55 AM
Disturbance-Recovery Processes and Patterns In Benthic Habitats
Robert B. Whitlatch, University of Connecticut; Alf Norkko, Finnish Institute of Marine Research
10:15 AM
Recovery of Biodiversity after the Late Permian Extinction Event: Definitions and Approaches
Richard J. Twitchett, University of Plymouth; Nikita Jacobsen, University of Plymouth
10:30 AM
Coping with Recovery: Community Sensitivity and Resistance in the Wake of Mass Extinction
Peter D. Roopnarine, California Academy of Sciences; Steve C. Wang, Swarthmore College; Kenneth D. Angielczyk, The Field Museum; Rachel Hertog, California Academy of Sciences
11:15 AM
Sulfur and Carbon Geochemistry and the End Permian Mass Extinction
Pedro Marenco, UC Riverside; Frank A. Corsetti, Univ of Southern California; Sylvain Richoz, Universität Wien; Aymon Baud, Geol Museum; David J. Bottjer, University of Southern California; Douglas E. Hammond, Univ of Southern California; William M. Berelson, Univ of Southern California; Alan J. Kaufman, University of Maryland
11:30 AM
The End-Permian Biotic Crisis: A Botanical Perspective of the Recovery
Cindy V. Looy, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
11:45 AM
Recovery of Benthos Versus Nekton after the End-Permian Mass Extinction Event. A Preliminary Comparison
Michael Hautmann, University of Zurich; Hugo Bucher, University of Zurich; Alexander Nützel, Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie; Thomas Brühwiler, University of Zurich; Nicolas Goudemand, University of Zurich; Arnaud Brayard, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
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