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2014 Stratigraphic Paleobiology Field Course

Schedule

Sunday, 6 July: Fly to Bozeman, Montana, arrive at Judson Mead field station

Monday, 7 July: Beds and bedsets in Mississippian Madison Group carbonates, Milligan Canyon

Tuesday, 8 July: Parasequences in Mississippian Madison Group carbonates, Milligan Canyon

Wednesday, 9 July: Parasequence sets, systems tracts, and sequences in Mississippian Madison Group carbonates, Milligan Canyon

Thursday, 10 July: Faunal counts in Mississippian Madison Group carbonates, Milligan Canyon; sequence boundaries at North Boulder

Friday, 11 July: Methods in data analysis: R and cluster analysis

Saturday, 12 July: Sequence stratigraphic correlation in Mississippian Madison Group carbonates, Sappington East

Sunday, 13 July: Day off

Monday, 14 July: Sequence stratigraphic architecture in Mississippian Madison Group carbonates, Sappington East

Tuesday, 15 July: Methods in data analysis: Ordination and species response curves

Wednesday, 16 July: Fluvial stratigraphic architecture, Cretaceous Kootenai Formation

Thursday, 17 July: Stratigraphic paleobiology of extinction: Cambrian biomeres in the Wolsey Shale, Meagher Limestone, Park Shale, and Pilgrim Limestone

Friday, 18 July: Drive to Missouri Breaks, overview of Cretaceous Judith River Formation with Ray Rogers and Kristi Curry Rogers

Saturday, 19 July: Fossil concentrations (leaves, bones, and shells) in the Judith River Formation

Sunday, 20 July: Return to Bozeman, visit Museum of the Rockies

Monday, 21 July: Fly home