North American Landscapes Through Time: Environmental and Human History from Natural Archives I

Type: Virtual Paper
Theme: The Changing North American Continent
Sponsor Groups: Paleoenvironmental Change Specialty Group, Biogeography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/7/2021
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:15 AM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 40
Organizers: Sally Horn
Chairs: Danielle Haskett Jennings


This session is the first of two paper sessions sponsored by the Paleoenvironmental Change and Biogeography specialty groups with papers on reconstructing environmental change in North America from natural archives.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Theodore Dingemans*, University of Nevada, Reno, Anna Klimaszewski-Patterson, California State University, Sacramento, Scott Mensing, University of Nevada, Reno, 3500 years of fire and vegetation history from the central Sierra Nevada, California 15 8:00 AM
Presenter Anna Klimaszewski-Patterson*, California State University - Sacramento, Scott Mensing, University of Nevada, Reno, Using paleolandscape modeling to explore 1600 years of anthropogenic burning at Trout Meadow, Sequoia National Forest, USA 15 8:15 AM
Presenter Scott Mensing*, University of Nevada - Reno, Wei Wang, Holhut University, Holhut, China, Dave Rhode, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada, Douglas Kennett, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, Exploring the Late Holocene Dry Period in the Great Basin: A potential multi-century-scale drought between 1800 and 2500 years ago 15 8:30 AM
Presenter Danielle Haskett Jennings*, South Dakota State University, Is Glacial Retreat Impacting Modern Benthic Chironomid Communities? A Case Study from Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. 15 8:45 AM
Presenter Chad Lane*, University of North Carolina - Wilmington, Elizabeth A Yanuskiewicz, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Sally P Horn, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Matthew T Kerr, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Audrey K Taylor, University of Notre Dame, Interpretation of age offsets between alkanes and stratigraphically coeval sediments and macrofossils in lacustrine cores 15 9:00 AM

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