Curriculum Vitae of Paul E. Olsen
(Pt. 3 - Abstracts)

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Abstracts

2014:

Collins, D., Conrad, J.A., Goldberg, D., Kent., D.V., Olsen, P., Pasadena, P., and Slater, B., 2014, Characterization of the Triassic-aged Newark rift basin in New York and New Jersey - assessment of CO2 storage potential. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 46(2), Paper 37-8. (go to web page of abstract).

Irmis, R.B., Mundil, R., Geissman, J.W., Kent, D.V., Olsen, P.E., Whiteside, J.H., 2014, New geochronologic constraints allow comparisons between Late Triassic biota and paleoenvironment from western and eastern North America. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 6(3)3, Paper 12-2. (go to web page of abstract).

Heckert, A.B., Schneider, V., Sload, E.J., Olsen, P., Huber, P., 2014, Tiny Triassic fish from the Newark Supergroup: what do small sharks and little lungfish say about paleoenvironments of North America's Triassic rift basins? Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 6(3)3, Paper 12-4. (go to web page of abstract).

Olsen P., Geissman J., Gehrels G., Irmis R., Kent D., Martz, J., Mundil R., Parker, W., 2014, The Colorado Plateau Coring Project (CPCP): Providing a precise numerical timescale for Triassic Earth system events and processes. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Abstracts (in press).

Olsen P., Geissman J., Gehrels G., Irmis R., Kent D., Mundil R., Parker W., Sha J.G., Garza R.M., Kürschner W., and Bachmann G., 2014, The Colorado Plateau Coring Project (CPCP): Chronostratigraphic Context for Triassic-Jurassic Earth System Events and Processes. 1st Symposium of IGCP 632 in the 4th International Palaeontological Congress (in press).

Olsen, P., Kent, D.V., Whiteside, J.H., Reid, J.C., and Taylor, K.B., 2014, Chronostratigraphic context of the biotic assemblages of the Dan-River-Danville and Deep River basins (Newark Supergroup, Virginia and North Carolina, USA). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 6(3)3, Paper 12-1. (go to web page of abstract).

2013:

Kent, D.V., Olsen, P.E., Muttoni, G., 2013, Integration of magnetic polarity stratigraphy and orbital cyclostratigraphy: towards a Late Triassic chronology. Supplement to the Online Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 2013, p. 153, ISSN 1937-2809. (download .pdf of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Geissman, J.W., Mundil, R., Gehrels, G.E., Irmis, R.B., Whiteside, J.H., Morgan F Schaller, M.F., 2013, Filling the Triassic geochronologic gap: a continuous cored record of continental environmental change in western North America. Abstract GP42A-10 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec. (download .pdf of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Whiteside, J.H., Schaller, M., 2013, Volcanic winter scenario for the selective nature of the Triassic-Jurassic transition on land. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 2013, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013AM/finalprogram/abstract_228132.htm (go to web page of abstract).

2012:
Blackburn, T.J., Olsen, P.E., Bowring, S.A., McLean, N.M., Kent, D.V., Puffer, J.H., McHone, G., Rasbury, T., High-precision U-Pb zircon geochronological constraints on the End-Triassic Mass Extinction, the late Triassic Astronomical Time Scale and geochemical evolution of CAMP magmatism. AGU, 2012 Fall Meeting, Abstract U51A-11. (download .pdf of abstract).

Et-Touhami, M., Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., 2012, Potential source rocks of Late Triassic-Early Jurassic Synrift deposits in Morocco. Salon International des Energies (SIDE), International Energy Exhibition & Conference Oil, Gas, Mining, RnE, October 2 - 5, 2012 Palais des Congrès - Marrakech, Maroc. (download .pdf of abstract).

Heckert, A.B., Schneider, V.P., Fraser, N.C., Mitchell, J., Olsen, P.E., 2012, Recent advances in understanding the Late Triassic vertebrate fauna of the Deep River basin (Newark Supergroup: Chatham Group), North Carolina. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2012AM/finalprogram/abstract_210948.htm. (go to web page of abstract).

Heckert, A.B., Schneider, V.P., Mitchell, J., Sload, E.J., Olsen, P. E., Reconstructing the Triassic vertebrate fauna of the Deep River Basin (Newark Supergroup: Chatham Group), North Carolina based on new discoveries. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Southeastern Section - 61st Annual Meeting (in press). (go to web page of abstract).

Ikeda, M., Olsen, P.E., 2012, Changes in the silicate weathering intensity on Pangea: as estimate from the early Mesozoic deep-sea sequence in Japan. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2012AM/finalprogram/abstract_207208.htm. (go to web page of abstract),

Ikeda, M., Olsen, P.E., Tada, R., 2012, Chaotic evolution of the long period Milankovitch cycle during the early Mesozoic: independent evidences from the Newark lacustrine sequence (North America) and the pelagic bedded chert sequence (Japan). AGU, 2012 Fall Meeting Abstract PP33D-03. (download .pdf of abstract).

Ikeda, M., Tada, R., Olsen, P.E., 2012, Orbital-scale changes in the global silicate weathering intensity: the Mesozoic bedded chert sequence in Japan as its potential measure. AGU, 2012 Fall Meeting, Abstract PP11C-2032. (download .pdf of abstract).

Kent, D.V., Wang, H., and Olsen, Paul E., 2012, Correlation of extrusive units of North Mountain Basalt and Central High Atlas CAMP lavas using geomagnetic paleosecular variation. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 2, (in press), (go to web page of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Et-Touhami, M., Kent, D.V., Whiteside, J.H., LeTourneau, P.M., 2012, Synchronized accumulation rate and facies change between the Argana (Morocco) and eastern North American Triassic-Jurassic basins. Salon International des Energies (SIDE), International Energy Exhibition & Conference Oil, Gas, Mining, RnE, October 2 - 5, 2012 Palais des Congrès - Marrakech, Maroc. (download .pdf of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Et-Touhami, M., Whiteside, J.H., 2012, Cynodontipus: A procolophonid burrow - not a hairy cynodont track (Middle-Late Triassic: Europe, Morocco, eastern North America). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 2, (in press), (go to web page of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., 2012, Quantitative challenges to our understanding of the tectonostratigraphic evolution of rift basin systems. AGU, 2011 Fall Meeting Abstract T43G-02. (download .pdf of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Et-Touhami, M., 2012, Determining the concentration of individual eruptive events of the CAMP: Distinguishing interflow hiatuses from subterranean alteration and void infilling. Geophysical Research Abstracts, (download .pdf of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Reid, J.C., Whiteside, J.H., LeTourneau, P.M., 2012, Synchronized stasis and abrupt change in the accumulation rate history and facies between the Dan River-Danville (NC & VA) and other eastern North American Triassic-Jurassic basins. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2012AM/finalprogram/abstract_212779.htm. (go to web page of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Philpotts, A.R., McDonald, N.G., Huber, P.G., 2012, Air-fall ashes of the CAMP from eastern North America and Morocco. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 2, (in press), (go to web page of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Reynolds, D.J., Goldberg, D., Kent, D.V., Whiteside, J.H., 2012, Geophysical and topographic expression of early Mesozoic grand cycles of the Milankovitch band. AGU, 2012 Fall Meeting, Abstract PP11C-2033. (download .pdf of abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Schaller, M. F., Kent, D. V., Et-Touhami, M., 2012, Was it the CO2 or the sulfur that did it? The mechanism of mass extinction of continental vertebrates at the end-Triassic extinction. Geophysical Research Abstracts, (download abstract).

Whiteside, J.H. and Olsen, P.E., 2012, Stable carbon isotopic trends at the end-Triassic mass extinction  recovered in continental strata in eastern North America and Morocco. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 2, (in press), (go to web page of abstract).

Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., Malinconico, MA. L., Olsen, P.E., 2012, Rifting, breakup, and post-rift deformation on the “passive-aggressive” margin of eastern North America. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2012AM/finalprogram/abstract_208121.htm. (go to web page of abstract).

Zakharova, N.V., Goldberg, D., Collins, D., Olsen, P.E., 2012, Petrophysical and mechanical properties of fractured aquifers in the northern Newark basin: Implications for carbon sequestration. AGU, 2012 Fall Meeting, Abstract T43G-02. (download .pdf of abstract).

2011:

Akintunde, O.M., Knapp, C.C., Knapp, J.H., Prasad, M., Olsen, P.E., 2011, Porosity and permeability of Jurassic-Triassic formations of the South Georgia rift basin: Potential implications for CO2 storage. AGU, 2011 Fall Meeting, Abstract GC44A-05 (http://agu-fm11.abstractcentral.com). (download a .pdf of the abstract). 

Duce, R.A., Goldstein, A.,  Glickson, D., Banerjee, S.K., Curry, W.B., Friberg, M., Huber, J.A., Jackson, M.E., Millheim, K., Mukasa, S.B., Naish, T., Olsen, P.E., Summa, L.I., Trehu, A.M., 2011, A New NRC Report on Scientific Ocean Drilling: Accomplishments and Challenges. AGU, 2011 Fall Meeting, Abstract OS11A-1453 (http://agu-fm11.abstractcentral.com). (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Et-Touhami, M. and Olsen, P.E., 2011, Les dépôts évaporitiques marocains du début du Mésozoïque: vue synthétique. Sixième reunion du Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias (GMPT6), May 20-21, Tetouan, Morocco. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Et-Touhami, M. and Olsen, P.E., Whiteside, J.H., Kent, D.V., Fowell, S.J., 2011, The end--Triassic extinction (ETE) event in Morocco: An overview. Second Arab Impact Cratering and Astrogeology Conference (AICAC II) Abstracts, Hassan II Casablanca University Faculty of Sciences and Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences, p. xx. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Et-Touhami, M. Hemming, S., Rasbury, E.T.,  Goldstein, S.L., Kent. D.V., 2011, Platinum group element evidence for a giant impact just prior to the end Triassic extinction (eastern North America and Morocco). Second Arab Impact Cratering and Astrogeology Conference (AICAC II) Abstracts, Hassan II Casablanca University Faculty of Sciences and Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences, p. xx. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Et-Touhami, M., Kent, D.V., 2011, Cyclostratigraphy of Early Mesozoic Strata of Subtropical Pangea, Morocco and Eastern Canada. Sixième reunion du Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias (GMPT6), May 20-21, Tetouan, Morocco. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E. and Philpotts, A., 2011, Implications of a widespread airfall tuff in Jurassic lacustrine rift strata, Eastern USA. AGU, 2011 Fall Meeting, Abstract V51F-2566 (http://agu-fm11.abstractcentral.com). (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., Goldberg, D., Kent, D.V., Tamulonis, K., Couëslan, M,, Collins, D.J., 2011, Subsurface images of the northern Newark basin, New York, USA and their implications for carbon sequestration. AGU, 2011 Fall Meeting, Abstract GC44A-07 (http://agu-fm11.abstractcentral.com). (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Tymchak, M., Collins, D., Brown, C., Conrad, J., Papadeas, P., Couëslan, M.L., Tamulonis, K., Goldberg, D., Olsen, P.E., 2011, New seismic reflection profiling across the northern Newark basin USA: Data acquisition and preliminary results. AGU, 2011 Fall Meeting, Abstract GC51B-0979 (http://agu-fm11.abstractcentral.com). (download a .pdf of the abstract).

2010:
Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Et-Touhami, M., 2010, The Triassic‐Jurassic Transition Across the Nova Scotian ‐ Moroccan Conjugate Margins. AAPG, Annual Convention & Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, Abstracts. #90104 (2010) (Go to AAPG Search and Discovery page for the abstract).

2009:
Blackburn, T., Bowring, S., Olsen, P., Kent, D., Rasbury, T., McHone, G., 2009, U-Pb zircon dating of Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Implication for the Triassic-Jurassic extinction and the astrochronological timescale. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 421. (go to web page of the abstract)

Kent, D.V., Wang, H., and Olsen, Paul E., 2009, Chron E23r, paleosecular variation, CAMP volcanism and the end-Triassic extinction event. Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl. GP22A-07 (http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm09/waisfm09.html) (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Mitchell., J., Heckert, A., Schneider, V., Olsen, P., 2009, Evolutionary insights from preliminary statistical analysis of teeth of the venomous microvertebrate Uatchitodon (Archosauriformes) from the Upper Triassic (Sanford Sub-basin, Cumnock Formation) of North Carolina, USA. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 29(3) (Supplement), p. 149A. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P., 2009, Implications of the Newark basin astrochronology and geomagnetic polarity timescale (NBAGPTS) for the tempo and mode of the early diversification of the Dinosauria. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 29(3) (Supplement), p. 158A-159A. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.V., 2009, A Roadmap for empirical mapping of the chaotic behavior of the Solar System and consequent development of an astronomical time scale for the Phanerozoic. AAPG, Annual Convention & Exhibition, Denver, Abstracts. (go to web page of the abstract) (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.V., 2009, Climate models in deep time require tight temporal and latitudinal constraints: the Colorado Plateau as a case in point. AAPG, Annual Convention & Exhibition, Denver, Abstracts. (go to web page of the abstract) (download a ,pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Mundil, R., Irmis, R., Geissman, J.W., 2009, The Colorado Plateau Coring Project: Implications for the timescale and tempo of biotic change of the Early Mesozoic. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl. GP22A-08 (http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm09/waisfm09.html) (download a .pdf of the abstract).

2008:

Heckert, A., Mitchell, K., Schneider, V., Olsen, P., 2008, Exceptional taxonomic diversity from a single site: The Upper Triassic Moncure microvertebrate locality, Cumnock Formation, Sanford subbasin, North Carolina, USA. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 28(3) (Supplement), p. 90A-90A.
(go to reprint of abstract)

Heckert, A.B., Schneider, Vince, Olsen, P.E., Mitchell, J.S., 2008, The Moncure microvertebrate fauna (Upper Triassic: Norian), Colon cross-structure/Sanford sub-basin, North Carolina, USA.
Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40(4), p. 55 (go to the web page of the abstract).
Milner, A., Spears, S., Olsen, P., 2008, New specimens of Tanaocrossus (Actinopterygii, Perleidiformes) from the Late Triassic Chinle Formation of the Western United States. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 28(3) (Supplement), p. 116A-116A.
(go to reprint of abstract)

Olsen, P.E., 2008, The Triassic-Jurassic boundary in the Newark Supergroup; Quo Vadis? Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40(4), p. 56 (go to the web page of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., 2008, Implications of the Geological Determination of “Grand Cycles” of the Milankovitch Band for Behavior of the Solar System. Geological Society of America
Abstracts with Programs, 40(6), p. 282. (go to the web page of the abstract).
Olsen, P.E., 2008, New Dynamic Classification of Lake Systems and Their Geological Records. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40(6), p. 166. (go to the web page of the abstract).

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., Eglinton, T.I., Cornet, B., Huber, P., McDonald, N., 2008, Milankovitch Modulation of the Ecosystem Dynamics of Fossil Great Lakes. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstracts

2007:

Et-Touhami, M., Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Fowell, S.J., Whiteside, J.H., 2007, Tectonostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, and magnetostratigraphy of Late Triassic-Early Jurassic red beds in Morocco: an overview. The First MAPG International Convention, Conference & Exhibition, Marrakech Convention Center, October 28-31, 2007, MAPG, p. 37-38. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Kent. D.V. and Olsen, P.E., 2007, Early Jurassic paleopoles from the Hartford continental rift basin (eastern North America): Was an abrupt change in polar wander associated with the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province? Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GP54A-06. (go to the web page of the abstract) (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Machlus, M., Ramezani, J., Bowring, S.A., Hemming, S.R., Christie-Blick, N., and Olsen, P.E., 2007, Spectral analysis and U-Pb dating of the Eocene Wilkins Peak Formation, Wyoming: support for Milankovitch cyclicity. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 6, p. 305.
(go to the web page of the abstract).

Olsen. P.E., 2007, Tempo and modes of climate variability: perspectives from deep-time rift basins. AAPG, Annual Meeting. Long Beach, CA (invited). (go to the web page of the abstract).
Olsen, P.E., 2007, The Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction. In Rainforth, E.C. (ed.), Contributions to the Paleontology of New Jersey (II), Field Guide and Proceedings, Geological Association of New Jersey, p. 10. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Et Et-Touhami, M., LeTourneau, P.M., 2007, High-resolution transect from the tropics to the temperate zone in Triassic Pangea. The First MAPG International Convention, Conference & Exhibition, Marrakech Convention Center, October 28-31, 2007
, MAPG, p. 35. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Whiteside, J.H., 2007, Implications of the cyclostratigraphy of Jurassic lacustrine strata of the Hartford rift basin (CT and MA, USA) for the Time Scale of the Early Mesozoic. Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A51F-12. 
(go to the web page of the abstract).

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., Eglinton, T., 2007, Timing is everything: ecological vs. evolutionary pacing of Triassic-Jurassic carbon cycle disruptions.
AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GP54A-06. (go to the web page of the abstract).

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., Et-Touhami, M., 2007,
Carbon isotopic excursion below CAMP basalts. The First MAPG International Convention, Conference & Exhibition, Marrakech Convention Center, October 28-31, 2007, MAPG, p. 41. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

2006:

Heckert, A.B., Schneider, V., Olsen, P.E., Nesbitt, S., 2006, A new microvertebrate fauna from the upper Triassic (Norian) Cumnock Formation, Durham Subbasin, North Carolina, USA. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 3, p. 23. (go to the web page of the abstract).

Kent, D.K., and Olsen, P.E., 2006, Magnetoasterochronology of the Triassic-Jurassic boundary interval and the Tempo or CAMP Volcanism. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 38(7), p. 398 (invited).
(go to the web page of the abstract).

McRoberts, C.A.,
Olsen, P.E., Whiteside, J.H., 2006, Linking terrestrial and marine extinctions: disaster species and the end-Triassic Extinction. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 38(7), p. 339 (invited). (go to the web page of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.K., 2006, Contribution of the Newark Basin Coring Project to astrogeochronology and celestial mechanics. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 38(7), p. 273 (invited). (
go to the web page of the abstract).

Olsen P.E., Whiteside J.H., Kent D.V., Et-Touhami M., 2006, Pattern and pace and origin of biotic change though the continental early Mesozoic as seen in Eastern North America and Morocco. La 5ème Réunion du Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias aura lieu à la Faculté des Sciences Chouaïb Doukkali, El Jadida, Maroc du 26 au 29 avril 2006.
(download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Whiteside, J.H.,
Kent, D.V, 2006, Towards an astronomically calibrated timescale for the Jurassic. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 38(7), p. 53 (invited). (go to the web page of the abstract).

Olsen P.E., Whiteside J.H., McRoberts C., Et-Touhami M., 2006, The first 200 ky of the Early Jurassic in eastern North America and Morocco. La 5ème Réunion du Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias aura lieu à la Faculté des Sciences Chouaïb Doukkali, El Jadida, Maroc du 26 au 29 avril 2006.
(download a .pdf of the abstract).

Whiteside J.H., Olsen P.E., 2006, Carbon isotopic test of the Triassic age of the lower Central High Atlas basalts. La 5ème Réunion du Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias aura lieu à la Faculté des Sciences Chouaïb Doukkali, El Jadida, Maroc du 26 au 29 avril 2006.
(download a .pdf of the abstract).

Whiteside J.H., Olsen P.E., Kent, D.V., Eglinton, T.I., 2006, Double precessional cycles and traversodont cynodont-dominated provinces in equatorial Pangea. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract PP41A-1180. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

2005:

Olsen, P.E., Rasbury, E.T., Whiteside, J.H., 2005, Implications of radiometric ages from stromatolites, coprolites, and caliches from the Newark and Hartford Triassic-Jurassic rift basins. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with programs, v. 37 (1), p. 7 (invited).  (go to the web page of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Whiteside, J.H., 2005, Towards an astronomically calibrated timescale for the Jurassic. Abstracts for International Symposium on the Jurassic Boundary Events, The First Symposium of IGCP 506, Nov. 1-4, 2005, Nanjing, China, p. 64-65. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., 2005, Intensification of Milankovitch cycles associated with the Triassic-Jurassic super-greenhouse. Geophysical Research Abstracts (EGU 05-A-10827). (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Whiteside, J.H. and Olsen, P.E., 2005, Arboreal stromatolites from the Triassic and Jurassic of eastern North America: Implications for environmental change. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with programs, v. 37 (1), p. 8 (invited).  (
go to the web page of the abstract).

2004:

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., Muttoni, G., and Whiteside, J.H., 2004, Assessment of implications of recent marine magnetostratigraphic correlations for non-marine identification of the Carnian-Norian and Norian-Rhaetian boundaries. International Geological Congress, Florence, Florence, Italy, August 20-28; Abstracts.

Olsen, P.E., Machlus, M., Rasbury, T, and Kent, D.V., 2004, The full spectrum of Milankovitch precession-related periodicities in Triassic age lacustrine strata of eastern North America: from 10 k.y. to 3.5 m.y. Geophysical Research Abstracts, v. 6, 07733. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Whiteside, J.H., Et-Touhami, M., Kent, D.V., Fowell, S.J., 2004, Stratigraphic Relationship between the continental Triassic-Jurassic boundary and the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province in Eastern North America and Morocco. International Geological Congress, Florence, Florence, Italy, August 20-28; Abstracts.

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., Sambrotto, R.N., 2004, Negative d13C anomaly at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in the Pangean arid tropics. International Geological Congress, Florence, Florence, Italy, August 20-28; Abstracts.

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., Sambrotto, R.N., and Cornet, B., 2004, Milankovitch modulation of d13Corg and fish communities in the tropical great lakes of the Triassic-Jurassic Pangean rift system. Geophysical Research Abstracts, v. 6, 07738. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

2003:

Et-Touhami, M. and Olsen, P.E., 2003, Eolian deposits in the Bigoudine Formation (Late Triassic, Argana Valley, Morocco): climatic signal vs geographic facies. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 3, p. 16. (go to abstract).

Machlus, M., Olsen, P.E., and Christie-Blick, N., 2003, Lacustrine facies typology in the Triassic-Jurassic rifts of Eastern North America and Greenland compared to that of the Eocene Green River Formation of Wyoming. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 3, p. 11. (go to abstract).

Machlus, M., Olsen, P.E., Christie-Blick, N., and Hemming, S.R., 2003, Milankovitch cyclicity in the Eocene Green River Formation of Colorado and Wyoming: ILIC3: The Third International Limnogeology Congress Abstract Volume, Tuscon, Arizona 29 March - 2 April, 2003, p. 171. (go to abstract).

Muttoni, G.; Kent, D.V.; Olsen, P.E.; Bernasconi, S.; Lowrie, W.; Martín Hernández, F.; Di Stefano, P., 2003, Tethyan magnetostratigraphy from Pizzo Mondello and correlation to the Late Triassic Newark APTS., Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 5, p. 02244. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., 2003, High-resolution climatic and tectonic framework for the Triassic-Jurassic rifts of Eastern North America and Morocco and the distribution of potential sources rocks. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 3, p. 15. (go to abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Et-Touhami, M., and Whiteside, J.H., 2003, The initial CAMP flood basalt event and its relationship to overlying carbonate-rich sequences (North America and Northwest Africa): two options related to the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 3, p. 89. (go to abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., and Et-Touhami, M., 2003, Chronology and stratigraphy of the Fundy and related Nova Scotia offshore basins and Morocco based on core and outcrop. GSA-AGS Core Workshop Display Abstracts. (http://www.dal.ca/~es/2003GSA/2003-NEGSA.htm) (go to abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., and LeTourneau, P.M., 2003, Milankovitch forcing in equatorial, Late Triassic Pangea: (Deep River; Dan River, and Richmond basins, southeastern USA). Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 84, no. 46, p. F915. (go to the www version).

Olsen, P.E. and Machlus, M., 2003, What controls organic matter preservation in lakes? Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 7, p. 104. (go to the www version).

Olsen, P.E., Whiteside, J.H., 2003, Evolutionary and ecological sequelae of mass extinctions: examples from the continental Triassic-Jurassic boundary. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 84, no. 46, p. F335. (go to the www version).

Olsen, P.E., Whiteside, J.H., LeTourneau, P.M., and Kent, D.V., 2003, The first half million years of the Jurassic as seen in the stratigraphy and paleoecology of the Newark Supergroup of eastern North America. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 7, p. 88. (go to the www version).

Sues, H.-D., Carter, J., Olsen, P., Novak, S., and Peyer, K., 2003, Life and death in the Late Triassic: an extraordinary assemblage from the Newark Supergroup of North Carolina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v, 23, suppl. to no. 3, p. 102A. (go to abstract).

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., Cornet, B., and Sambrotto, R.N., 2003, Parallel δ13C and conifer physiognomic trends across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 84, no. 46, p. F299. (go to the www version).

Whiteside, J.H. and Olsen, P.E., 2003, Possible Triassic-Jurassic boundary sections, Hartford basin, Eastern North America. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 35, no. 3, 84. (go to abstract).

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., and Sambrotto, R.N., 2003, Negative δ13C carbon isotopic anomaly in continental strata at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in eastern North America (Newark Basin, Pennsylvania, USA). Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 7, p. 160. (go to the www version).

Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P.E., and Rasbury, T., 2003, A 230 million year old record of arboreal stromatolites. Fourth International Symbiosis Congress Schedule and Abstracts. Etc. Press, Halifax, Nova Scotia, p. 173-174.

2002:

Et-Touhami, M., Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V, and Puffer, J., 2002. Lithostratigraphic, biostratigraphic, and magnetic evidence for brief and synchronous Early Mesozoic basalt eruption over Morocco immediately after the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. in McRoberts, C. A. and Olsen, P. E., (eds.), Triassic-Jurassic Non-marine Boundary Events in the Newark, and Hartford basins (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts), Eastern United States, 2nd Field Workshop, June 7th-12th, 2002, Abstracts with Programs, p. 10. (download pdf)

Lanci, L., Kent, D.V., Olsen, P.E., 2002,  Milankovitch cyclicity In Late Triassic continental sediments from the Newark Basin from singular spectrum analysis of natural gamma ray logs. EGS XXVII General Assembly, Nice, 21-26 April 2002, abstract #4943. (download pdf)

Olsen, P. E., Et-Touhami, M., P.E., Kent, D.V, and Fowell, S.J., 2002, Triassic-Jurassic boundary strata in eastern North America and Morocco. in McRoberts, C. A. and Olsen, P. E., (eds.), Triassic-Jurassic Non-marine Boundary Events in the Newark, and Hartford basins (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts), Eastern United States, 2nd Field Workshop, June 7th-12th, 2002, Abstracts with Programs, p. 14-15. (download pdf)

Olsen, P.E.,  Et-Touhami, M., and Puffer, J., 2002, Comparison of the continental syn-basalt (CAMP) Earliest Jurassic age strata of Eastern North American rift basins with coeval continental to marine strata of Morocco. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 2, p. A-31. (go to abstract).

Olsen, P.E..  Kent, D.V., Et-Touhami, M., Fowell, S.J., and Witte, W.K.,, 2002, Cyclicity, Time scale, and Correlation of the Triassic and Early Jurassic Rift Strata of the Argana Basin, Morocco, in Essamoud, R. and Ekamel, F. (eds.), 2002, Troisème Réunion du Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias, Casablanca, 18-20 Avril 2002, Résumés, p. 29-30. (go to abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Kent, D.V., and LeTourneau,, P. M., 2002, Stratigraphy and age of the Early Jurassic Portland Formation of Connecticut and Massachusetts: a contribution to the time scale of the Early Jurassic. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 2, p. A-61. (go to abstract).

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V, LeTourneau, P. M., Et-Touhami, M., 2002, Astronomically calibrated GPTS for the Late Triassic and Early Jurassic based on the Newark Hartford and Taylorsville basins of Eastern North America. in McRoberts, C. A. and Olsen, P. E., (eds.), Triassic-Jurassic Non-marine Boundary Events in the Newark, and Hartford basins (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts), Eastern United States, 2nd Field Workshop, June 7th-12th, 2002, Abstracts with Programs, p. 13. (download pdf)

Olsen, P. E., and Rainforth, E. C., 2002, Continental tetrapod ichnofaunal succession and turnover in the Newark Supergroup (?Middle-Upper Triassic and Lower Jurassic, eastern North America) and temporally equivalent strata in Morocco. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, no. 3, supp., p. 93A-94A. (go to abstract).

2001:

Et-Touhami, M., Olsen, P.E.. Puffer, J., 2001, Lithostratigraphic and biostratigraphic evidence for brief and synchronous Early Mesozoic basalt eruption over the Maghreb (Northwest Africa). Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 82, no. 20, p. S276. (go to abstract)

Machlus, M., Olsen, P.E., Christie-Blick, N., and Hemming, S.R., 2001, Milankovitch cyclicity in the Eocene Green River Formation of Colorado and Wyoming. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 82, no. 47, Abstract U12A-0005, p. F3. (go to abstract)

Olsen, P.E., 2001, Grand cycles of the Milankovitch band. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 82, no. 47, Abstract U11A-11, p. F2. (go to abstract)

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.V., 2000, Cyclostratigraphic and magnetostratigraphic constraints on the duration of the CAMP. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 82, no. 20, p. S276. (go to abstract)

Olsen, P.E. and Rainforth, E.C., 2001, The ascent of the dinosaurs: ecological release after the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction in continental environments. Earth System Processes 2001, Progammes with Abstracts, Geological Society of America and The Geological Society of London, p. 93. (go to abstract)

Olsen, P.E., Schneider, V., Sues, H.-D., Peyer, K.M., and Carter, J.G., 2001, Biotic provinciality of the Late Triassic equatorial humid zone. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 2, p. A-27. (go to abstract)

Peyer, K., Carter, J.G., Sues, H.-D., and Olsen, P.E., 2001, An articulated poposaurid rauisuchian from the Triassic Deep River Basin, North Carolina. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 2, p. A-27. (go to abstract)

Sues, P.E., Olsen, P.E., Carter, J.G., and Peyer, K., 2001, A remarkable Triassic tetrapod assemblage from the Deep River basin of North Carolina. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 2, A.-27. (go to abstract)

2000:

Kent, D.V. and Olsen, P.E., 2000, Paleomagnetism of the Triassic-Jurassic Blomidon Formation in the Fundy basin: implications for Early Mesozoic tropical climate gradients. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 1, p. A-20.

Olsen, P.E., 2000, Cyclostratigraphic controls on the duration and correlation of the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction and associated basalts. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 1, p. A-63.

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.V., 2000, Climatic, biotic, and tectonic, pole-to-pole transect of Triassic-Jurassic Pangea. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 1, p. A-63.

Olsen, P.E., Koeberl, C., Huber, H., Montanari, A., and Fowell, S.J,. 2000, Geochemical and Biological Evidence for a Catastrophic end to the Triassic. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 81, no. 48,  p. F1325. (go to abstract)

Gilfillian, A.M. and Olsen, P.E., 2000, The coelacanth Diplurus longicaudatus as the origin of the large coprolites occurring in the Triassic-Jurassic lacustrine strata of Eastern North America. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v.32, no. 1, p. A-20.

1999:

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.V., 1999, Comparison of the tectonostratigraphy and depositional environments of the Triassic-Jurassic Fundy (Nova Scotia) and Argana (Morocco) rift basins. Deuxièm Réunion du Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias, GMPT-2, Marrakech, 24-26 novembre 1999, Résumés, (Groupe Marocain Permien et du Trias, Université Cadi Ayyad, Faculté des Sciences - Semlalia, Département de Gélogie), p. 32.

Olsen, P.E., Sues, H.D., and Kent, D.V., 1999, Constraining the timing and magnitude of the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction in continental ecosystems.

Kent, D.V. and Olsen, P.E., 1999, Search for the Triassic/Jurassic long normal and the J1 cusp. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 80, no. 46, p. F306.

Olsen, P. E., Fairfield, H.M., and Hemming, S., 1999, Stratigraphic and Geochemical Evidence of the Past Distribution of CAMP Basalts. . Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 80, no. 17, p. S318. (go to abstract)

Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., and Olsen, P.E., 1999, Relative Timing of Eastern North America Magmatism, Rifting, Drifting, and Inversion. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Supplement, v. 80, no. 17, p. S319.

Olsen, P.E., LeTourneau, P.M., Kent, D.V., and Withjack, M.O., 1999, Comparative Tectonostratigraphy of the Triassic-Jurassic Fundy (Nova Scotia) and Argana (Morocco) Rift Basins. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, no. 2, p. A-59.

1998:

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.V., 1998, The rise of dinosaurian dominance through the Late Triassic and Early Jurassic: tetrapod footprint evidence from eastern North America. The Dinofest Symposium, Abstracts, p. 43.

Olsen, P.E., Sues, H.-D., Rainforth, E., Hartline, B., Szajna, M., 1998b, New Tetrapod Bone Assemblage near Triassic-Jurassic Boundary, Southeastern PA (late Rhaetian, Newark Basin. Dinofest Symposium, Abstracts, addendum.

Kent, D.V. and Olsen, P.E., 1998, Astronomically calibrated geomagnetic polarity time-scale for the Late Triassic. In. Bachmann, G. H., Borg, G., Haubold, H., Heinisch, H., Lempp, C., Pñllmann, H., and Wycisk, P. (eds.) Epicontinental Triassic International Symposium, Abstracts, Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, B, Geologie, Palaeontology, Minerologie, v. 5, p. 88-89.

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.V., 1998, High-resolution early Mesozoic pangean climatic, tectonic, and biotic transect. In. Bachmann, G. H., Borg, G., Haubold, H., Heinisch, H., Lempp, C., Pñllmann, H., and Wycisk, P. (eds.) Epicontinental Triassic International Symposium, Abstracts, Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, B, Geologie, Palaeontology, Minerologie, v. 5, p. 128-130.

LeTourneau, P.M., Huber, P., Olsen, P.E., 1998, Revised correlation and biochronology of the Late Triassic Richmond and Taylorsville basins, Virginia. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 4, p. 24.

1997:

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., Fowell, S. J., 1997, Causal? association of the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction and Pangean flood basalt; a matter of timing. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 78, no. 46, Suppl., p. 721.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., and LeTourneau, P. M., 1997, High resolution climatic transect across Triassic-Jurassic Pangea. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 6, p. 240.

Schlische, R. W., Withjack, M. O., and Olsen, P. E., 1997, Relationship among rifting, inversion, and Early Jurassic age eastern North American magmatism. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 1, p. 77.

Sues, H.-D., Baird, H.-D., and Olsen, P. E., 1997, Procolophonidae (Amniota: Parareptilia) from the Upper Triassic of Nova Scotia, Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Supplement to No. 3, p. 79A.

1996:

Fowell, S.J. and Olsen, P. E., 1996, Palynofloral diversity and provinciality in the Late Triassic Newark Supergroup. in LeTourneau, P. M. and Olsen, P. E. (eds.), Aspects of Triassic-Jurassic Rift Basin Geoscience: Abstracts. Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey Miscellaneous Reports 1, p. 10.

Fowell, S.J., Traverse, A., Olsen, P.E, and Kent, D.V., 1996, Carnian and Norian palynofloras from the Newark Supergroup, Eastern United States and Canada. and the Argana Basin of Morocco; relationship to Triassic climate zones. CIMP Newsletter 51: 4.

Kent, D. V. and Olsen. P. E., 1996, A integrated magnetostratigraphic and paleolatitudinal framework for the Late Triassic Newark Supergroup. in LeTourneau, P. M. and Olsen, P. E. (eds.), Aspects of Triassic-Jurassic Rift Basin Geoscience: Abstracts. Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey Miscellaneous Reports 1, p. 21.

Kent, D. V. and Olsen. P. E., 1996, Statistical Properties of an astronomically tuned geomagnetic polarity time scale for the Late Triassic. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 77, no. 46, p. F171.

Kent, D. V. and Olsen. P. E., 1996, Paleomagnetism of the Late Triassic Dan River/Danville Basin section; interbasin correlation of continental sediments and a test of the tectonic coherence of Newark rift basins in eastern North America. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 77, no. 17, Suppl., p. 83-84.

LeTourneau, P. M., Olsen, P. E., and Kent, D. V., 1996, The stratigraphy and structure of the buried late Triassic Taylorsville basin, Virginia and Maryland: Results of recent subsurface investigations. in LeTourneau, P. M. and Olsen, P. E. (eds.), Aspects of Triassic-Jurassic Rift Basin Geoscience: Abstracts. Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey Miscellaneous Reports 1, p. 22-23.

Olsen, P.E. and Kent, D.V., 1996, Precession cycle frequency doubling at the equator of Triassic Pangea. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 77, n. 46, Suppl., p. 301.

Olsen, P. E. and Kent, D. V., 1996, Regional and global climatic implications of high-resolution astronomically calibrated paleomagnetic polarity time scale for the Late Triassic and Early Jurassic. in LeTourneau, P. M. and Olsen, P. E. (eds.), Aspects of Triassic-Jurassic Rift Basin Geoscience: Abstracts. Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey Miscellaneous Reports 1, p. 33-34.

Olsen, P. E., Norell, M. A., Sues, H. -D., and McDonald, N. G., 1996, Discovery of a small archosaur skull from the lower New Haven Formation of the Hartford basin, Connecticut, USA (Late Triassic, Newark Supergroup). in LeTourneau, P. M. and Olsen, P. E. (eds.), Aspects of Triassic-Jurassic Rift Basin Geoscience: Abstracts. Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey Miscellaneous Reports 1, p. 35-36.

1995:

Olsen, P. E., 1995, Climate change and the Triassic-Jurassic Mass Extinctions. EOS, supplement, v. 76, no. 17, p. S186.

Tseng, H-Y., Gao, G, Onstott, T. C., Person, M., Swenson, J., Boone, D., Balkwill, D. Colwell. R., Griffin, T., Kieft, T., McKinley, J., Stevens, T., Nierzwicki-Bauer, S., Phelps, T., White, D.C., Ringelberg, D., Malinconico, M. A., Olsen, P. E., Burruss, R.C., and Miller, D., 1995, Subsurface bacteria in a Triassic basin: Fluid-flow model constraints. EOS, supplement, v. 76, no. 17, p. S150.

Fraser, N. G., Grimaldi, D. A., Olsen, P. E., and Axsmith, B. J., 1995, The fauna and flora of the Solite Quarry: a spectacular Late Triassic fossil lagerstaetten. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 27., p. 45.

Olsen, P. E., 1995, A new approach for recognizing track makers. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 27., p. 86. download .pdf

Ackermann, R. V., Schlische, R. W., and Olsen, P. E., 1995, Evaporite dissolution and associated collapse features of the Fundy basin: paleoenvironmental implications. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, no. 1, p. 25.

Ackermann, R. V., Schlische, R. W., Olsen, P. E., 1995, Synsedimentary collapse of portions of the lower Blomidon Formation (Late Triassic), Fundy rift basin, Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 32n. 11, p. 1965-1976.

1994:

Kent, D.V., and Olsen, P. E., 1994, Summary of the Newark Basin Coring Project: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin.

Kent, D.V., and Olsen, P. E., 1994, Results of the Newark Basin Coring Project; a cyclostratigraphically calibrated geomagnetic polarity time scale for the Late Triassic. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 7, p. 336.

Kent, D.V., and Olsen, P. E., 1994, Summary of the Newark Basin Coring Project. EOS: Transactions, American Geophysical Union.

Olsen, P. E. and Johansson, A. K., 1994, Relationship between evolution of plants, consumers, and global climate: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology.

Olsen, P. E. and Kent, D.V., 1994, Overview of paleoclimatic results from the Newark Rift basin drilling project: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology.

Olsen, P. E. and Withjack, M. O., 1994, Inversion during the early stages of seafloor spreading; seismic and field evidence from the Bay of Fundy, Canada. American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 228.

Good, S. C., Yenik, L. A., Olsen, P. E., and McDonald, N. G., 1994, Non-marine molluscs from the Scots Bay Formation, Newark Supergroup (Early Jurassic), Nova Scotia: taxonomic assessment and paleoecologic significance. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 3, p. 20. (download pdf)

1993:

Ackermann, R. V., Schlische, R. W., Olsen, P. E., 1993, Triassic buried interstratal karst, Fundy Basin, Canada. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 6, p. 69

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., Fowell, S., and Fedosh, M. S., 1993, Cyclostratigraphic time scale for the Late Triassic and earliest Jurassic based on continuous coring of the Newark basin in New Jersey. in: Lucas, S. G. and Morales, M., 1993, (eds.) The Nonmarine Triassic, New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Bulletin No. 3, p. 122.

Kent, D. V., Witte, W. K., and Olsen, P. E., 1993, A complete Late Triassic magnetostratigraphy from the Newark basin: EOS: Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 74, no. 16 (Supp.), p. 109.

Kent, D. V., Witte, W. K., and Olsen, P. E., 1993, Late Triassic to earliest Jurassic geomagnetic polarity sequence from the Newark continental rift basin. American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 128.

Ackermann, R. V., Schlische, R. W., and Olsen, P. E., 1993, Triassic buried interstratal karst, Fundy basin, Canada: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 6, p. 69.

Olsen, P. E., 1993, Climate Modulation of source, reservoir and seal facies along the zonal climate gradient of Pangea. Hydrocarbon Habitat in Rifts, The Petroleum Group, 9-11, May, 1993, Bath, UK. (download a .pdf)

Olsen, P. E., 1993, A high-resolution Late Triassic-Early Jurassic time scale: implications for mass extinctions. Geological Association of Canada, Program and Abstracts 1993, p. A-79.

Olsen, P. E., 1993, Rift basin patterns and processes: A time for remodeling? American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin.

Olsen, P. E., 1993, The terrestrial plant and herbivore arms race - A major control of Phanerozoic atmospheric CO2? Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 2 , p. 71. (Go to a facsimile abstract)

Olsen, P. E. and Johansson, A. K., 1993, Relationship between evolution of plants, consumers, and global climate. SEMP meeting. (Go to a facsimile abstract)

1992:

El Tabakh, M. E., Schreiber, B. C., and Olsen, P. E., 1992, The nature of the transition between the Lockatong-Passaic formations of the Newark Supergroup (Newark Basin, New Jersey): a petrologic view: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. v. 24, no. 3, p. 18.

El Tabakh, M. E., Schreiber, B. C., and Olsen, P. E., 1992, Unexpected evaporites within the terrestrial strata of the Passaic Formation, Newark Basin, New Jersey: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 76, no. 8, p. 1273-1274.

El Tabakh, M. E., Schreiber, B. C., and Olsen, P. E., 1992, Distribution of evaporites and authigenic minerals in the Newark Supergroup (Triassic-Jurassic), Newark Basin, New Jersey: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 76.

Fowell, S. J., Cornet, B., and Olsen, P. E., 1992. Palynomorph assemblages from cyclic sedimentary sequences of Late Triassic age. 8th International Palynological Congress, Program and Abstracts, p. 48.

Kent, D.V., and Olsen, P. E., 1992, Newark continental rift basin coring project. International Geological Congress, Kyoto, Japan, Abstracts, v. 1, p. 30.

Olsen. P. E., 1992, Modulation of lacustrine ecosystems by tectonics, climate, and evolution. International Geological Congress, Kyoto, Japan, Abstracts, v. 2, p. 306.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D.V., Reynolds, D., Cornet, B., and Witte, W. K., 1992, Evolutive spectral analysis of 24 million years of early Mesozoic orbital forcing from the lacustrine Newark rift basin cores. International Geological Congress, Kyoto, Abstracts, v. 1, p. 90.

Olsen, P. E., Withjack, M. O., and Schlische, R. W., 1992, Inversion as an integral part of rifting: an outcrop perspective from the Fundy basin, eastern North America: EOS: Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 73, p. 562.

Reynolds, D. J. and Olsen, P. E., 1992, Seismic reflection and well log records of climate change in a non-marine basin: EOS: Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 73, no. 43 (Supp.), p. 71.

Withjack, M. O., Olsen, P. E., and Link, M. H., 1992, Rifting and Inversion in the Bay of Fundy, Canada: a seismic perspective: EOS: Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 73, p. 563.

1991:

Kent, D. V., Olsen, P. E., and Witte, W. K., 1991, Late Triassic magnetostratigraphy from the Newark rift basin coring project: EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 72, no. 17 (Supp.), p. 101.

Olsen, P. E., Fowell, S., Cornet, B., and Witte, W. K., 1991, Calibration of a Late Triassic-Early Jurassic Time Scale Based on Orbitally Induced Lake Cycles. International Geological Congress, Abstracts 1990, 2, 2-547-548.

Olsen, P. E., Kent, D. V., and Cornet, B., 1991, Thirty million years of orbitally forced climate change from continental coring of the Newark rift basin: EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 72, no. 17 (Supp.), p. 269.

Schlische, R. W., and Olsen, P. E., 1991, Anatomy of a rift system: Triassic-Jurassic basins of eastern North America: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, v. 75, no. 3, p. 667.

Schlische, R. W., Olsen, P. E., Cornet, and Silvestri, S. M., 1991, Preliminary analysis of Newark basin drilling project cores: Implications for basin tectonics: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. v. 23, no. 5, p. 251.

Silvestri, S. M., Schlische, R. W., and Olsen, P. E., 1991, Analysis of deformed tetrapod footprints from the Jacksonwald syncline of the Newark basin: Implications for the Triassic-Jurassic extinctions: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. v. 23, no. 1, p. 127.

Withjack, M. O., Link, M. H., and Olsen, P. E., 1991, Structure, stratigraphy, and climate of the Mesozoic Chignecto subbasin, Bay of Fundy, Canada: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Bulletin, v. 75, p. 695.

1990:

Schlische, R. W., and Olsen, P. E., 1990, Tectonic development of the Newark Rift basin: implications for the growth and evolution of half graben and their boundary faults: EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 71, no. 43 (Supp.), p. 1606.

Reynolds, D. J., Olsen, P. E., Stechler, M. S., and Burgess, C.F., 1990, Structural framework of the Newark basin, EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 71, no. 43 (Supp.), p. 1605-1606.

Sues, H.-D. and Olsen, P. E., 1990, A Triassic Synapsid-dominated tetrapod assemblage of Gondwanan affinities from the Richmond basin of Virginia: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 10 (supp. to no. 3), p. 45A.

1989:

Padian, K. and Olsen, P.E., 1989, Baird's two axioms of vertebrate paleoichnology. Abstract of Papers, Forty-Ninth Annual Meeting Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 9, no. 3, Supplement, p. 34A-35A. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P.E., Cornet, B., and McDonald, N.G., 1989, Cyclostratigraphy of the Chicopee Fish Bed and adjacent strata: implications for the palynostratigraphy of the Portland Formation (Early Jurassic, Newark Supergroup). Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. v. 21, no. 2, p. 56. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Silvestri, SM. and Olsen, P.E., 1989, Ichnostratigraphy of the Jacksonwald Syncline: the last 7 million years of the Triassic. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. v. 21, no. 2, p. 66.  (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Witte, W.K., Kent, D.V., and Olsen, P.E., 1989, Pre- and post-folding magnetization of the Late Triassic Passaic Formation sediment is southeast Pennsylvania. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. v. 21, no. 2, p. 76-77. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

1988:

Olsen, P. E., 1988, Tectonic, climatic, and biological modulation of lake sediments in the Newark Supergroup. AAPG Symposium, Snowbird, p. 12.

Olsen, P. E. and Cornet, B., 1988, The Triassic-Jurassic boundary in eastern North America. Global Catastrophes in Earth History. Lunar and Planetary Institute - National Academy of Sciences, Symposium, Snowbird, p. 135-136.

Olsen, P. E. and Cornet, B., 1988, Evidence for early Mesozoic mass extinctions in eastern North American rift deposits (Late Triassic-Early Jurassic, Newark Supergroup. IGCP Project 199, Rare Events in Geology, Berrichte der Geologischen Bundesanstalt (Wein), v. 15, p. 20. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Olsen, P. E. and Fedosh, M. S., 1988, Duration of the early Mesozoic extrusive igneous episode in eastern North America determined by use of Milankovitch-type lake level cycles. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs., v. 20, no. 1, v. 59.

Olsen, P. E., and Schlische, R. W., 1988, New quantitative stratigraphic models of rifts based on orbitally induced lake level cycles (E. Mesozoic, Eastern North America): AAPG Bull., v. 72, p. 231-232.

Olsen, P. E., and Schlische, R. W., 1988, Quantitative rift basin evolution: application of extensional basin filling model to early Mesozoic rifts, E. North America: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 20, 59.

Olsen, P. E., and Schlische, R. W., 1988, Unraveling the rules of rift basins: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 20, A123.

Schlische, R. W., and Olsen, P. E., 1988, A model for the structural evolution of the Newark Basin. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs., 20(1), 68.

Silvestri, S, and Olsen, P. E., 1988 Uniquely preserved trackway of the reptile ichnotaxon Rhynchosauroides hyperbates Baird from the Late Triassic of Arcola, Pa., associated forms, and significance to Carnian-Norian tetrapod extinctions. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs., 20(1), 70.

1987:

Olsen, P. E. and Schlische, R. W., 1987, Paired half-graben, crestal collapse graben - examples from the Early Mesozoic of Eastern North America. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs., v. 19, no. (7), p. 794. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

Schlische, R. W., and Olsen, P. E., 1987, Comparison of growth structures in dip-slip vs. strike-slip dominated rifts: Eastern North America. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs., v. 15, no. (7), p. 833. (download a .pdf of the abstract).

1986:

Olsen, P. E., 1986, How did the small ornithischian trackmaker of Anomoepus walk? First International Symposium Dinosaur Tracks and Traces, New Mexico Museum of Natural History.

Olsen, P. E. and Baird, D., 1986, Milford revisited: with notes on a new ichnofaunule from the Norian of New Jersey. First International Symposium Dinosaur Tracks and Traces, New Mexico Museum of Natural History.

Olsen, P. E., Shubin, N. H., and Anders, M. H., 1986, New vertebrate data from eastern North America (Newark Supergroup) suggest a catastrophic end to the Triassic. S.E.P.M. Abstracts, 1986.

Pratt, L. M., Burruss, R. C., and Olsen, P. E., 1986, Petroleum generation and migration in Lower Jurassic sequences, Hartford Basin, Connecticut and Massachusetts: Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol., Bull., v. 70, m. 5, 635.

1985:

Olsen, P. E., 1985, Biological constraints on the formation of lacustrine microlaminated sediments: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 14(1), 56.

Olsen, P. E., 1985, Van Houten cycles: the modal cycle type for the Lacustrine portions of the Early Mesozoic Newark Supergroup, eastern North America: In M. Arthur and others (eds.) Cycles and Periodicity in Geologic Events, Evolution and Stratigraphy, Dept. Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University, Princeton. 26.

Olsen, P. E., 1985, Significance of the great lateral extent of thin units in the Newark Supergroup (Early Mesozoic, Eastern North America) (Abst.): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 69, no. 9, p. 1444.

Olsen, P. E., 1985, Control of organic-rich lacustrine strata by Milankovitch- type cyclic climate: a new hydrocarbon exploration strategy. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 14, no. 7, p. 681.

Smoot, J. P., LeTourneau, P. M., Turner-Peterson, C. E., Olsen, P. E., 1985, Sandstone and conglomerate shoreline deposits in Triassic-Jurassic Newark and Hartford basins of Newark Supergroup. AAPG Bulletin, v. 69, no. 9, p. 1448.

1983:

Baird, D., Olsen, P. E. 1983, Late Triassic herptofauna from the Wolfville Fm. of the Minas Basin (Fundy Basin), Nova Scotia, Can. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 15, no. 3, p. 122.

Olsen, P. E. , 1983, On the non-correlation of the Newark Supergroup by fossil fishes; biogeographic, structural, and sedimentological implications. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 15, n. 3, p. 121.

Olsen, P. E., 1983, Relationship between biostratigraphic subdivisions and igneous activity in the Newark Supergroup. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 15, no. 2, p. 93.

1982:

Olsen, P. E., 1982, Lockatong Fm. detrital cycles (Late Triassic, Newark Basin, N.J. and Pa.), giant lakes, and ecosystem efficiency. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 14, no. 1-2, p. 70.

Olsen, P. E., Baird, D., 1982, Early Jurassic vertebrate assemblages from the McCoy Brook Fm. of the Fundy Group (Newark Supergroup, Nova Scotia, Can.). Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 14, no. 1-2, p. 70.

1981:

Manspeizer, W., McGowan, M., and Olsen. P. E., 1981, Hydrocarbon occurrences in Triassic-Jurassic lacustrine deposits, Newark rift basin, Atlantic passive margin. AAPG Bulletin, v. 65, no. 9, p. 1667-1667.

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