186 From the Forearc to the Foreland: Contrasting Tectonics, Paleogeography, and Paleoenvironments of the North American Cretaceous

Oral Session
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Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 332CF

Claudia Schroder-Adams and James Haggart
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:25 AM
Cretaceous Geodynamic History of Western North America
Ronald C. Blakey, Northern Arizona University; Paul J. Umhoefer, Northern Arizona University
8:40 AM
Migrating, Short-Lived Depocentres Revealed through High-Resolution Allostratigraphy
Guy Plint, University of Western Ontario; Xavier Roca, Imperial Oil Resources; Heng Zhang; Jessica R. Krawetz, Canadian Natural Resources Limited; Michael A. Kreitner, Petro Canada Resources; Chad F. Sisulak, Imperial Oil Resources; Bogdan L. Varban, Imperial Oil Resources
9:10 AM
9:40 AM
10:15 AM
Advancing and Quantifying Paleogeographic Maps
Paul J. Umhoefer, Northern Arizona University; Ronald C. Blakey, Northern Arizona University
10:30 AM
Co-Occurring Campanian/Maastrichtian Index Fossils in the Western Interior and North Pacific Biotic Provinces Require Fundamental Changes in Zonal Biostratigraphy for Both Provinces
Peter D. Ward, University of Washington; Ross, N. Mitchell, Yale University; James Haggart, Geological Survey of Canada
10:45 AM
Paleoenvironmental and Paleogeographic Reconstructions of the Turonian to Santonian Western Interior Sea, Canada
Karsten Schjodt Nielsen, PetroGlobe inc; Claudia Schröder-Adams, Carleton University; Dale Leckie, Nexen inc
11:00 AM
Oceanic Anoxic Event 3 (Coniacian-Santonian, Late Cretaceous) in the Western Interior Seaway
R. Mark Leckie, University of Massachusetts; Jeffrey M. Salacup, University of Massachusetts; Steven T. Petsch, University of Massachusetts
11:20 AM
Carbon-Isotope Stratigraphy of the Cretaceous Calera Limestone, California, USA: Insights into Pacific Ocean Paleoceanography and Oceanic Anoxic Events
Stuart Robinson, University College London; Leon Clarke, Bangor University; Alexandra Nederbragt, University College London; Ian Wood, University College London
11:35 AM
Concluding Remarks
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