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Annual Meeting 2017 - London: PalaeoCast Recordings

Number: 61st Annual Meeting
Year: 2017
Location: London
Hosted By: Imperial College London
Organised By: Mark D. Sutton, Philip Mannion, Alan R.T. Spencer, Christopher D. Dean, Alfio A. Chiarenza, Cecily Nicholl, Tom Raven, Lewis Jones, Jonathan Rio
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PalaeoCast Recordings

The following recordings where made by PalaeoCast at the 2017 Annual Meeting.

Welcome Address

How different is reality from mathematical perfection in taxonomy?

Julia Sigwart

Using evolutionary models to assess the accuracy of phylogenies estimated with Bayesian, Maximum-Likelihood, and Parsimony methods

Mark Puttick, Joseph O’Reilly, Davide Pisani and Phil Donoghue

Simulating evolution in space and time

Russell Garwood, Mark Sutton, Chris Knight, Guillaume Gomez, and Alan Spencer

The effects of time subsample variation in disparity-through-time analysis

Natalie Cooper and Thomas Guillerme

Evolution and Earth Systems: modeling population-level processes on palaeontological scales

P. David Polly

Modelling biotic interactions using data from the fossil record

Lee Hsiang Liow

A ‘reptilian’ mode of reproduction in pterosaurs and its implications for pterosaur palaeobiology

David Unwin

Scotland’s Jurassic Park: new dinosaurs, crocodylomorphs, pterosaurs, and fishes from the Middle Jurassic of Skye

Stephen Brusatte, Thomas J. Challands, Neil D.L. Clark, Paige de Polo, Davide Foffa, Nicholas C. Fraser, Mojirayo Ogunkanmi, Elsa Panciroli, Dugald A. Ross, Stig Walsh, Mark Wilkinson and Mark T. Young

The ‘pliable’ nature of the phylogenetic relationships within early ornithopods

Daniel Madzia and Clint A. Boyd

The Middle Devonian Kačák Event: its identification and effects in Northern Spain

Alexander Askew an Charles Wellman

Climate change and rates of crocodylomorph body size evolution

Maximilian Stockdale and Michael Benton

Faunal response to sea level and environmental change in the Jurassic Sundance Seaway, western United States: a stratigraphic palaeobiological approach

Silvia Danise, Steven Holland

The ecological consequences of extinctions: from giant sharks to small mollusks

Catalina Pimiento, John Griffin, Daniele Silvestro, Alexandre Antonelli and Carlos Jaramillo

The Estuary Effect and the origin of lake faunas: critical linkages between global tectonics, sea level and biodiversity

Lisa Park Boush, Andrew Bush, Michael Hren, Gary Motz and Timothy Astrop

A minimum population extinction time driven by stochastic environmental forcing

Christopher Spalding, Charles Doering and Glenn Flier

Coupling palaeoclimate data and numerical climate models to constrain Cambrian palaeogeography

Thomas Hearing, Alexandre Pohl, Mark Williams, Thomas Harvey and Yannick Donnadieu

Carbon characterization in the Sirius Passet Biota and a geothermal gradient through Cambrian Lagerstätten

Timothy Topper, Francesco Greco, Axel Hofmann, Andrew Beeby, Zhifei Zhang and David Harper

Experimental modelling of sedimentary processes for the Burgess Shale: implications for the transport and preservation of soft-bodied organisms

Orla Bath Enright, Nic Minter, Esther Sumner, Gabriela Mángano and Luis Buatois

Dietary ecology of pterosaurs from quantitative 3D textural analysis of tooth microwear

Jordan Bestwick, David Unwin, Richard Butler, Don Henderson and Mark Purnell

Hidden diversity of small theropods from the Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) of the UK

Simon Wills, Charlie J. Underwood and Paul M. Barrett

Approaching sexual dimorphism in non-avian dinosaurs and other extinct taxa

Evan Saitta, Maximilian Stockdale, Vincent Bonhomme, Michael Benton, Nicholas Longrich, Innes Cuthill

Geobiology and palaeogenomics: genes that make rocks

David Bottjer

Reconciling the commonality of long-term stasis in the fossil record and the rare detectability of stabilizing selection in extant biota

Bert Van Bocxlaer

The “push of the past”: an important bias in the fossil record

Graham Budd and Richard Mann

Annual Address - 101 uses for a dead fish. Experimental decay, exceptional preservation, and fossils of soft bodied organisms

Professor Mark Purnell, University of Leicester

Brachiomatic: automated measurement of brachiopod size using new museum collections digitisation protocols

Rachel Belben, Kenneth Johnson, Zoë Hughes, Chris Hughes and Richard Twitchett

Accounting for differences in species frequency distributions when calculating beta diversity in the fossil record

Neil Brocklehurst, Michael Day and Jörg Fröbisch

The murky history of Cenozoic coral reefs in the Coral Triangle

Kenneth Johnson, Nadia Santodomingo and Brian Rosen

Differences in extinction rates explain contrasting regional diversity patterns in modern tropical bryozoans

Emanuela Di Martino, Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Paul D. Taylor and Kenneth G. Johnson

Species discovery and changing taxon concepts in Cenozoic molluscs – after 50+ years what does revision of a popular handbook tell us?

Jonathan Todd and Kenneth Johnson

New record of an abundant ammonite assemblage from the latest Cretaceous Corsicana Formation, Brazos River, Texas. Implications for the Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) mass extinction event in the Gulf of Mexico

James Witts, Neil Landman, Matthew Garb, Nicolas Thibault, David Jones, Ekaterina Larina and Thomas Yancey

New insights on the correlation of Permo-Triassic terrestrial faunas of South Africa with those of European Russia

Michael O. Day, Fernando Abdala, Valeriy K. Golubev, Andrey G. Sennikov and Bruce S. Rubidge

Breathing life into an extinct sea scorpion: revealing the gill structure of a three-dimensionally preserved eurypterid through MicroCT scanning

James Lamsdell, Victoria McCoy and Melanie Hopkins

The Downton Bonebed: insights into a lost world

Luke Hauser

Rotten livers, muscles and guts: controls on exceptional preservation of internal organs

Thomas Clements, Mark Purnell and Sarah Gabbott

The end-Ordovician Anji Biota (Zhejiang, China) and a wider Hirnantian sponge mega-community

Joseph Peter Botting, Lucy A. Muir, Yuandong Zhang and Wenhui Wang

Biomineralisation of Palaeozoic sponges and aragonite-calcite seas

Uwe Balthasar, S Kershaw, A.C Da Silva, B. Seuss, M. Cusack, K. Eichenseer and P. Chung

Phylogenomic analysis of Brachiopoda and Phoronida: implications for morphological evolution, biomineralization, and the Cambrian radiation

Aodhan Dermot Butler, Michael Eitel, Gert Wörheide, Sandra J. Carlson and Erik A. Sperling

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