The Paleontological Society



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Student Poster Competition

Paleontological Society Student Poster Award

Current Chair (2010---)
Dr. Peter J. Harries
Dept. of Geology
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave, SCA 528
Tampa, FL  33620-5201
email: harries@cas.usf.edu
phone: (813) 974-4974
fax: (813) 974-2654

Past Chair (2007 — 2009)
Dr. Lisa M. Amati
Department of Geology
SUNY Potsdam
Potsdam, NY  13676
email: amatilm@potsdam.edu
phone: (315) 267-3482

 

2012 PS Poster Award Recipients

Winner:

Shelly Donohue (with co-authors: Larisa Desantis, Blaine Schubert, Peter Ungar and Deano Stynder)
Vanderbilt University

USING DENTAL MICROWEAR TEXTURES TO RECONSTRUCT FEEDING ECOLOGY OF BEARS.

Runner Ups:

Christopher Aucoin
University of Cinncinnati

PRELIMINARY PLANT FOSSIL DATA FROM THE DINOSAUR FOOTPRINT RESERVATION, MA: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PALEOLAKE

Emma Rose Locatelli
Yale University

EXPERIMENTAL TAPHONOMY OF DECAPOD CRUSTACEANS: ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF PRE-BURIAL PROCESSES

2011 PS Poster Award Recipients

Winner:

Pedro M. Monarrez
Department of Geological Sciences
California State University, Fullerton

LATE MISSISSIPPIAN BRACHIOPOD COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO THE ONSET OF THE LATE PALEOZOIC ICE AGE, ARROW CANYON, NV

Runner Ups:

James R. Thomka
Department of Geology
University of Cincinnati

PELMATOZOAN ATTACHMENT STRUCTURES FROM A MICROBIOHERMAL HARDGROUND IN THE MIDDLE SILURIAN OSGOOD FORMATION, SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA

 

Scott A. Mata
Department of Earth Sciences

LARGE EARLY CAMBRIAN SEA ANEMONE BURROWS FROM THE UPPER MEMBER OF THE WOOD CANYON FORMATION, DEATH VALLEY REGION, UNITED STATES

 

 

2010 PS Poster Award Recipients

First Place

PALEONTOLOGIC ANALYSIS OF THE WACCAMAW FORMATION AT NEILS EDDY LANDING, ACME, NORTH CAROLINA

MCGREGOR, Daren A., Department of Geology, Colby College, 5800 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901, daren.mcgregor@gmail.com

Second Place

 SAND PSEUDOMORPHS OF DINOSAUR BONES: IMPLICATIONS FOR (NON-) PRESERVATION OF SKELETAL MATERIAL IN THE HARTFORD BASIN, USA

GETTY, Patrick Ryan, Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut, 354 Mansfield Road U-2045, Storrs, CT 06269, patrick.getty@uconn.edu

 

2009 PS Poster Award Recipients

First Place

GENUS-LEVEL TAPHONOMIC VARIATION WITHIN CLADID CRINOIDS, UPPER PENNSYLVANIAN BARNSDALL FORMATION, NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA

THOMKA, James R., Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849-5305, jrt0006@auburn.edu, MOSHER, Daniel, Biology Department, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, 43050, LEWIS, Ronald D., Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849-5305, PABIAN, Roger K., School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583-0961, and HOLTERHOFF, Peter, Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409

Two Runners-Up

EVOLUTION AND DIVERSIFICATION OF DUGONGINAE (SIRENIA; DUGONGIDAE) IN THE WEST ATLANTIC AND CARIBBEAN REGION

VELEZ-JUARBE, Jorge, Department of Anatomy, Howard University, 520 W Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059, jorgefossilhunter@hotmail.com and DOMNING, Daryl P., Department of Anatomy, Howard University, 520 W St. NW, Washington, DC 20059

MIOCENE FORAMINIFERAL BIOFACIES ALONG THE CARIBBEAN COAST OF NORTHWEST PANAMA

GARCIA INGUANTI, Carla1, GUROCAK-ORHUN, Ozlem1, MATTHEWS, Francis Alex1, COLLINS, Laurel S.2, and O'DEA, Aaron3, (1) Dept. of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, cgarc003@fiu.edu, (2) Dept. of Earth and Environment, and Dept. of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, (3) Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843 - 03092, Panama, 03092, Panama

 

2008 PS Poster Award Recipients

First Place

A NEW OUTLINE METHOD TO IDENTIFY SPECIALIZED SHELL-WEDGING BEHAVIOR IN GASTROPOD MOLLUSKS

SMITH, Ursula E., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 and DIETL, Gregory, P., Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY 14850

Two Runners-Up

THE INFLUENCE OF TAXONOMIC LEVEL ON BIOGEOGRAPHIC PATTERNS

REDMAN, Cory M., Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3115

PALEOBIOGEOGRAPHY OF CINCINNATIAN (LATE ORDOVICIAN) BRACHIOPOD SPECIES UTILIZING ECOLOGICAL NICHE MODELING METHODS

WALLS, Bradley J., Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701 and STIGALL, Alycia L., Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701