Thursday, 30 August 2007: 10:10 AM-12:30 PM
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Cretaceous and Tertiary climates of Antarctica   ORAL
Chairs:Jane E. Francis
Allan C. Ashworth
10:10 AMThe Neogene biota of the Transantarctic Mountains
Allan C. Ashworth, Adam R. Lewis, David R. Marchant, Rosemary A. Askin, David J. Cantrill, Jane E. Francis, Melanie J. Leng, Angela E. Newton, J. Ian Raine, Mark Williams, Alex P. Wolfe
10:30 AMMajor middle Miocene climate change and the extinction of tundra communities: Evidence from the Transantarctic Mountains
Adam R. Lewis, David R. Marchant, Allan C. Ashworth, Sidney R. Hemming, Malka L. Machlus
10:50 AMDeterioration and/or cyclicity? The development of vegetation and climate during the Eocene and Oligocene in Antarctica
René Grube, Barbara Mohr
11:10 AMHerbivory in Antarctic fossil forests: Evolutionary and palaeoclimatic significance
Claire M. McDonald, J. E. Francis, S.G.A. Compton, A. M. Haywood, Allan C. Ashworth, Luis Felipe Hinojosa, J.L. Smellie
11:30 AMTerminal Cretaceous climate change and biotic response in Antarctica
V. C. Thorn, J. E. Francis, J. B. Riding, R. W. Raiswell, D. Pirrie, A. M. Haywood, J. A. Crame, J. M. Marshall
11:50 AMPaleobotany of Livingston Island: the first report of Upper Cretaceous fossil flora from Hannah Point
Marcelo Leppe, Walter Michea, Carlos Muñoz-Ramírez, Sylvia Palma-Heldt, Francisco Fernandoy

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