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CBEP 2017 Scientific Program
Sunday, Sept. 3
Icebreaker Reception
18:30 - 20:00
Monday, Sept. 4
Planetary Boundaries: Biological diversity & biotic change 1
8:30 Jones The significance of nannoplankton boom-bust successions during the Cretaceous-Paleogene recovery at El Kef, Tunisia
8:50 Alvarez The post-mass-extinction recovery of calcareous nannoplankton and the Paleogene emergence of new diversity, disparity and ecological strategies
9:10 Sepulveda The molecular signature of the Cretaceous/Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction event: the El Kef Coring Program
9:30 Sibert Fish productivity, community structure and evolution decoupled following the Cretaceous/Paleogene mass extinction
9:50 Flynn Diverse Early Paleocene Fossil Flora from the San Juan Basin (New Mexico, USA) Documents Rapid Recovery Following the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary
Morning Break
10:10 - 10:40
Biogeochemical consequences of ecological changes during climate events and transitions
10:40 Poster presenters Lightning talks I
11:00 Si Changes in 'vital' effects in photosymbiont-bearing planktonic foraminifera during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
11:20 Wilson Modeling plankton community size-structure during the Paleogene: Interactions between plankton and climate.
11:40 Griffith Export production and remineralization over Eocene hyperthermals at ODP Site 1263, Walvis Ridge, Southeast Atlantic and ODP Site 1209, Shatsky Rise, Pacific Ocean
12:00 Zill Evaluating the Significance of Bioturbation for Constraints on Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum Carbon Cycling
12:20 - 13:30
Poster Session - Earth Surface & Biogeochemistry
13:30 - 15:30
Refereshments from 14:45 - 15:30
Unravelling tectonic and climatic controls on sedimentary and geochemical records
15:30 Foreman Assessments on aliasing: Geomorphic controls on the quality of terrestrial paleoclimate proxy records
15:50 Rasmussen Early Paleogene shifts in fluvial deposition within the Huerfano Basin, Colorado, USA: Evaluation of tectonic and climatic controls
16:10 Birgenheier Fluvial response to Paleocene - early Eocene warming events: a complete record
16:30 Plink-Bjorklund Fluvial and lake response to Paleocene-Eocene extreme climate, Uinta and Piceance basins, Utah and Colorado
16:50 Romans Paleogene Deep-Sea Circulation in the North Atlantic Ocean: Evidence from Seismic-Reflection and Terrigenous Grain-Size Data, Newfoundland Ridge Contourite Drifts
17:10 Dickens, et al. Progress and initial discoveries - IODP Leg 371 (teleconference)
Tuesday, Sept. 5
Planetary Boundaries: Earth surface change
8:30 Hajek Using landscape dynamics to evaluate observed responses to climate change: improving interpretations by assessing environmental noise and spatial sampling in sedimentary deposits
8:50 Fan Global cooling and regional uplift induced diachronous aridification in the interior of western USA across the Eocene-Oligocene transition
9:10 Zachos Early Cenozoic hyperthermals and the hydrological cycle: Theory versus observations
9:30 Acosta Topographic controls on the Indo-Asian monsoon
9:50 Snell Terrestrial response to past global climate and elevation changes in the western US from compiled paleotemperatures
Morning Break
10:10 - 10:40
Biological responses to climate events and transitions
10:40 Poster presenters Lightning talks II
11:00 Thomas Variability of the Benthic Foraminiferal Response to Paleogene Hyperthermal Events
11:20 Brombacher Evolutionary response of the planktic foraminifer Orbulinoides beckmanni to climatic change during the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO)
11:40 Sessa The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) mollusk fauna of the Atlantic Coastal Plain, USA
12:00 Clementz Insight into ancient seagrass communities from examination of fossilized remains of Sirenia
12:20 - 13:30
Afternoon: Resort activities and informal meetings
Wednesday, Sept. 6
Planetary Boundaries: Biological diversity & biotic change 2
8:30 Dunn Forest Canopy Change During the PETM, Hanna Basin, WY
8:50 West Polar heat: evaluating the impact of an early Eocene hyperthermal event on Arctic forests from Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada
9:10 Vitek Changes in relative molar size of the small-bodied mammal Macrocranion (Eulipotyphla, Erinaceomorpha) across the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum follow the inhibitory cascade model
9:30 Morse Changes in Relative Abundance of Primates and Small Mammal Faunal Composition Before, During, and After the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum in the Southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming
9:50 Bloch Implications of immigrant arrival times during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum for mammal habitat specificity
Morning Break
10:10 - 10:40
Advances in paleo-proxies: Mechanisms, interpretations, and uncertainty
10:40 Greenwood Palms as Paleoclimate Proxies: A new 'Palm-Line'
11:00 Fischer-Femal Dual Isotopes of Pedogenic Carbonates Record Spatial Patterns of Climate Change over the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM)
11:20 Bhatia Palaeoecological changes in Eocene planktonic foraminiferal species
11:40 Freimuth Regional signal/noise in plant wax dD records: a calibration using lake sediments throughout the Adirondack Mountains, New York
12:00 Bralower Drilling the Chicxulub impact structure: Study of large impact formation and effects on life during IODP/ICDP Expedition 364
12:20 - 13:30
Poster Session - Paleobiology & Paleoclimate
13:30 - 15:30
Refreshments from 14:45 - 15:30
Tempo, interaction, and sensitivity of Earth system change across timescales
15:30 Zeebe New astronomical solutions and orbital variations in atmospheric CO2 during the early Paleogene
15:50 Vahlenkamp The metronome of North Atlantic deep-water circulation in the middle Eocene
16:10 Ivany Winter temperatures drive climate cooling in the Paleogene subtropics
16:30 Judd Late Eocene reduction in Antarctic seasonality as inferred from the isotopic composition of nearshore marine bivalves
16:50 Kirtland Turner A probabilistic assessment of the rapidity of PETM onset
17:10 Gingerich Temportal scaling of carbon emission rates during onset of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
Conference Banquet
19:00 - 20:30
Thursday Sept. 7
Planetary Boundaries: Biogeochemical flows and thresholds
8:30 Ridgwell Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum meets the North Atlantic Igneous Province: Coincidence or global environmental conspiracy?
8:50 Inglis Global evidence for enhanced methane cycling during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
9:10 Papadomanolaki Controls on marine organic carbon burial and its impact on the global carbon cycle during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
9:30 Reichgelt Fossil leaves record a short-lived disruption of the carbon cycle at the Paleogene-Neogene boundary
9:50 Lyons Destabilization of carbon on land, and coastal ocean response during the PETM: evidence from mid-Atlantic sediments
Morning Break
10:10 - 10:40
General session
10:40 Pearson Sediment creep, mixing, symbiont bleaching and diagenesis: reinterpretation of the Paleocene / Eocene boundary stable isotope records at ODP Sites 689 and 690, Maud Rise
11:00 Opdyke Expedition 342 Descent into the Icehouse
11:20 van der Ploeg A multiproxy sea surface temperature reconstruction of the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum from the Newfoundland Drifts in the North Atlantic
11:40 Fiorella Reconciling Divergent Carbon Isotope Responses in Ocean and Terrestrial Proxy Records to Constrain Causal Mechanisms for the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum
12:00 Cossey Evidence from Eastern Mexico for a Paleocene/Eocene Drawdown of the Gulf of Mexico
12:20 - 13:30
Early Cenozoic pCO2: Reconciling proxies and models
13:30 Naafs A hot debate: Early Paleogene terrestrial temperatures
13:50 van Dijk A reduced continental temperature gradient in North America during the Early Eocene
14:10 Sluijs Eocene Tropical Temperature Evolution
14:30 Kowalczyk Multiple proxy estimates of atmospheric CO2 from an early Paleocene rainforest
14:50 Barclay Fossil Atmospheres: Improving Estimates of Ancient Atmospheric CO2 Levels from Ginkgo Leaves
15:10 Peppe The relationship between terrestrial climate and CO2 through the early Paleogene and its implications for Earth-system sensitivity
Afternoon Break
15:30 - 16:00
Posters, Next CBEP Planning, Wrap-up
16:00 - 17:30
Closing Reception
18:00 - 19:00
Earth Surface
1-1 Bralower New core holes of the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary near the El Kef Stratotype, northwest Tunisia
1-2 Wan Paleogene stratigraphy and elimination of Tibet-Tethyan Sea
1-3 Beasley Investigating Palaeogene strata from Oman and the UAE; new insights from integrated chemostratigraphy, sedimentology and biostratigraphy
1-4 McCartney The Trans-Saharan Seaway recorded in the rocks of Mali: a key Paleogene locality for the study of global eustasy and paleotemperature in the ancient Tropics
1-5 Westerhold Synchronizing early Eocene deep-sea and continental records: a new cyclostratigraphic age models from the Bighorn Basin Coring Project
1-6 Ma Chronostratigraphy of the Green River Formation
1-7 Wing PETM Stratigraphy of the Basin Substation core
1-8 Gao Early Paleogene continental hydroclimate and surface uplift of the Uinta Mountains in southwestern Wyoming, U.S.A.
1-9 Greenberg Reconstructing fluvial channel mobility through the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (Willwood Formation, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming)
1-10 Dechesne PETM response of a swampy fluvial to lacustrine system in a rapidly subsiding basin, Hanna Basin, Wyoming, USA.
1-11 Foreman Tectonic and climatic controls on fluvial deposition during the early Paleogene in the Piceance Creek Basin, northwest Colorado, U.S.A.
1-12 Elson A record of terrestrial hydrology in a long-lived Eocene Lake Uinta, Green River Formation, Utah
1-13 Secord Recognition of carbon isotope excursions in the lower Paleocene terrestrial record of the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, USA
1-14 Zellman Sedimentological evidence for increased precipitation extremes at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico
1-15 Leslie Terrestrial evidence for hyperthermals in the lower Paleocene Upper Nacimiento Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico
1-16 Hantsoo Tracking the North Atlantic shelf-to-basin response to the PETM: Analysis with a high-resolution, terrain-following model
1-17 Baczynski Soil carbon stability during periods of global warming
1-18 Schlanser Plant carbon isotope fractionation in the Eocene and Oligocene
1-19 Remmelzwaal Ocean deoxygenation during the Palaeogene Hyperthermals
1-20 Norris Export Production in the Early Eocene--High Productivity despite Low Organic Matter Preservation
1-21 Bralower Ocean Acidification on the Continental Shelf during the Onset of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximium
1-22 Ballaron The magnitude of PETM carbon and oxygen isotope anomalies on the North American mid-Atlantic Shelf
1-23 Rush Stable Isotope and %Carbonate Variations across the Paleocene-Eocene Boundary in the Howards Tract core, Maryland: Implications for Regional Sediment Fluxes and Climate Change
1-24 Kelly Use of Single-Foraminifer Stable Isotope Analyses to Study the Response of Austral Planktic Foraminifera to the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum at ODP Site 1135
1-25 Schrader Temperature - carbon cycle interactions during the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum (ODP Site 1263, Walvis Ridge)
2-1 Arreguin Rodriguez Faunal response to a potential hyperthermal event: benthic foraminifera at ODP Site 1262 across the Dan-C2 event
2-2 Weiss Survivors: Ecological Selectivity of Corals Across the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
2-3 Clyde New Perspectives on the Correlation of South American Land Mammal Ages to Early Paleogene Climate Changes Based on Recent Chronostratigraphic Results from the San Jorge Basin, Argentina
2-4 Wagner Environmental change in a neritic setting before, during, and after the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum: Insights from magnetofossil and microfossil assemblages.
2-5 Stassen Shelf dynamics during the PETM along the New Jersey Coastal Plain
2-6 Robinson Differing Foraminiferal Signatures of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum Onset in Shallow Marine Sediments
2-7 Self-Trail A very (very) preliminary chronostratigraphic framework of an expanded and structurally controlled early Eocene section from the Knapps Narrows core, Salisbury Embayment, USA
2-8 Christensen An initial look at PETM foraminiferal assemblages from Howards Tract 2, a new USGS core from the Salisbury Embayment
2-9 Arreguin Rodriguez Analysing early Eocene deep-sea benthic foraminifera
2-10 Luciani Planktic foraminiferal response to the early Eocene carbon cycle perturbations
2-11 Steeman Dinocyst events across the ETM-2 hyperthermal event at the southern edge of the North Sea Basin
2-12 Hall Ostracode Response to Eocene Thermal Maximum 2 in the Equatorial Atlantic
2-13 Kowalczyk An assessment of climate-vegetation feedbacks under different boundary conditions using global climate model simulations
2-14 Schmidt Effects of water availability on forest ecosystems during the Paleocene-Eocene in Wyoming
2-15 Pinheiro Insect herbivory in the hothouse early Eocene Wind River Formation Floras, central Wyoming, USA.
2-16 Patrick The early Eocene San Juan Basin flora: An investigation into the early Cenozoic history of the U.S. Mountain West
2-17 Sudermann A palynological investigation of the Arctic late Paleocene/early Eocene Margaret formation at Stenkul Fiord, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada
2-18 Lowe Plant community and climate dynamics at the onset of the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum, McAbee Fossil Beds, British Columbia, Canada
2-19 Milligan Revised estimates of atmospheric CO2 across the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary
2-20 Bowen Multiproxy records of Paleocene to Eocene climates and environments, Big Bend National Park
2-21 Aleksinski Site-specific trends in d13C and d18O across the late Paleocene to early-middle Eocene
2-22 Westerhold New Eocene benthic stable isotope record for the Pacific: completing a 22 Ma high-resolution single site Paleogene section from Shatsky Rise
2-23 Stassen Early Eocene climate variability in the North Sea Basin: a Belgian perspective
2-24 Piga How hot is hot? Palaeotemperatures in the Eocene Indo-Pacific Warm Pool
2-25 Coxall Deep-sea stable isotope stratigraphy from the late Eocene of IODP Site U1411: precession and eccentricity pacing at the close of the Eocene greenhouse
2-26 Steinthorsdottir Significant decrease in atmospheric pCO2 prior to the Eocene-Oligocene transition
2-27 Bohaty Timing and evolution of the Eocene-Oligocene Climate Transition: new insight from IODP Site U1411, Northwest Atlantic
2-28 Kennedy Exploring mechanisms of change at the Eocene-Oligocene Transition
2-29 Lippert Magnetofossil and oceanographic change across the Eocene-Oligocene Transition in a Northwest Atlantic sediment drift
2-30 Owen Jones North Atlantic Oligocene sea surface temperature change at IODP Sites U1406 and U1411 (Newfoundland margin)
2-31 Meijer Astronomical forcing of Eocene Asian monsoons

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