MICHAEL A. GIBSON

The University of Tennessee at Martin

Professor of Geology

CUMULATIVE VITA


General Information | Awards | Grants | Courses Taught | | Professional Service | Field Trips | Professional Societies

(Publications) - Books - Papers - Maps - Abstracts - Editorships - Miscellaneous


Office Address:

Department of Geology, Geography & Physics

208-A Joseph E. Johnson EPS Building

The University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238

Voice:  (731) 587-7435

Fax:  (731) 597-7434

E-mail: mgibson@utm.edu


Educational Interests

History of Earth and life on Earth, providing undergraduates with research experience, paleontology for non-science majors and non-traditional students, K-12 Earth Science education for Tennessee.


Current Research Projects

Paleoecology, depositional environments and biotic interactions of :

History of Tennessee Geology & Earth Science Education in Tennessee

Geology of Belize, Central America.


Education

Ph.D. University of Tennessee at Knoxville (1988)

M.S. Auburn University (1983)

B.S. College of William and Mary (1979)


Professional Experience

9/88 - Present

Professor, Department of Geology, Geography and Physics, UT Martin

9/84 - 8/88

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Geological Sciences, UT Knoxville

9/83 - 6/84

Instructor, Department of Geology, Auburn University, AL

8/81 - 8/84

Subcontracted Exploration Geologist, Callahan Mining Corporation

1/81 - 8/83

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Geology, Auburn University


Selected Awards

Tennessee Earth Science Teachers (TEST) Ptero Award (2001)

UT Martin Featured Scholar (1998)

Hal and Alma Reagan Faculty Leave Award (1998)

Cunningham Outstanding Teacher Scholar Award (1995-96)

Tennessee Academy of Science Best Poster Award (1995, 1996)

Who's Who Among American's Teachers (numerous years since 1996)

International Exchange Committee Visiting Professor to Hirosaki University, Japan (1991)

Compass (Sigma Gamma Epsilon Earth Science Honor Society) Best Paper Award (1989)

UTK Department of Geology Incentive Award (1988)

UTK Chancellor's Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise (1987)

University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Lab Science Alliance "Super" Research Fellowship for Academic Excellence (1985-1986)

Cardin Fellowship Award for Academic Excellence (1984-1985)


Selected Grants

         Earth System Science Education Association (ESSEA)

                    2002 - Project Reset: Revitalizing Earth Science Education in Tennessee

 

American Geological Institute & CESME

          1999 - Professional Development and Field Testing Support for EarthComm Project

 

Tennessee Department of Education Goals 2000 Project

1996 GeoTrek: A Project to Enhance Geoscience Education in Tennessee

NSF - RUI (National Science Foundation - Research at Undergraduate  Institutions)

          1993 - Taxonomy, Paleoecology, and biofacies analysis of macroinvertebrates

          associated with the Mary Lee Coal Zone (Pennsylvanian), Black Warrior Basin

 

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

          2001 - GeoCamps 2001 - Earth Sciences and Geology for K-12 teachers

          1999 - GeoCamp 1999 - Earth Sciences and Geology for K-12 teachers

1993 - Geology in a field setting for K-12 teachers

1992 - Field oriented geology workshop for secondary school science teachers; 

DuPont Corporation

1990 - Multidisciplinary Study of Silurian and Devonian Rocks from the DuPont Company, New Johnsonville, deep core; (co-PI: T.W. Broadhead, UTK Geological Sciences; Anita Harris and John Repetski, U.S. Geological Survey).

Tennessee Department of Conservation, Division of Geology

1990 - Geological Mapping Program, Northwest Tennessee; (Co-PI: W.T. McCutchen, E.W. Blythe, Jr.)

Faculty Research Grants

  • 2000 - Stable Isotope Profile of the Lower Devonian Ross Formation

  • 2000 - Preliminary study of the Gray Fossil Site near Johnson City, TN

  • 1998 - Thin-section preparation and study of ejecta material from the Chcxulub asteroid impact ejecta blanket, Belize, CA

  • 1997 - Cretaceous/Tertiary Research Initiative in Belize, Central America

  • 1995 - Silurian and Devonian paleontology of West Tennessee

  • 1993 - Plant fossils from the Claiborne Formation (Eocene Epoch), West Tennessee

  • 1992 - Thin section analysis of the DuPont geohydrological deep well core for a comparative standard to the Silurian and Devonian rocks of West Tennessee

  • 1991 - Biological, ecological and geological significance of limestone-eroding invertebrates in a portion of Kentucky Lake, West Tennessee; (Co-PI: Wintfred Smith, UTM Biology Department)

  • 1989 - Criccoconarids of the Ross Formation (Lower Devonian), Western Tennessee

  • 1988 - Taxonomy and Paleoecology of Conchostracans (Crustacean, Branchiopods) from the Lower Devonian of West-central Tennessee


Selected Courses Taught

111 Physical Geology

113 History of the Earth

351 Invertebrate Paleontology

334 Geology of Tennessee

337 Structural Geology

337 Geological Evolution of North America

371 Geodynamics

421 Biostratigraphy

431 Geology of Landfills

481 many special topics courses

551 Advanced Invertebrate Paleontology




Professional Service

Geological Society of America - Southeastern Section Education Coordinator for Tennessee (1996-2000)

Southeast Maps Development Team (SEMAP) (1995-present)

Tennessee Division of Geology Mapping Advisory Board (1996-present)

Tennessee Academy of Science - Research Committee (1992-present)

National Association of Geology Teachers, Outstanding Earth Science Teacher, Selection Committee (1992, 1993)

National Association of Geology Teachers (NAGT), Education Coordinator for Tennessee (1995-present)

Tennessee Collaborative Academy Fellow (1989-present)

Science Faculty (1993)

Paleontological Society

National PS Councilor Under 40 nomination (1994)

President, Southeastern Section (2 consecutive terms, 1994, 1995)

Secretary, Southeastern Section (4 consecutive terms, 1989-1994)

Society of Sedimentary Geologists (SEPM) Councilor (1996)

Editorial Associate, Short Course Notes in Paleontology (1988)

Editorial Associate, University of Tennessee Studies in Geology (1985-1988)

Sigma Gamma Epsilon

Eta Alpha Chapter - Charter Advisor (1997-Present)

National Chapter - Compass and Finance Committee Chairman (1986)

Gamma Gamma Chapter - Secretary (1985); Graduate Council Rep. (1988)

Delta Beta Chapter - President (1982)

Sigma Xi - UTM Chapter

President (1996-1997)

Awards Committee (1994)

Weakley County Science Fair Judge (1990-present)


Synposia/Field Trips Organized

Applications of Paleontology to the Solution of Environmental Problems (Southeastern Section Paleontological Society). Co-convenor with Lynn Wingard, U.S. Geological Survey, Jackson, MS (April 1996).

Disturbance-driven Ecosystems and Biotic Changes (Southeastern Section Paleontological Society). Organizer and Convenor, Knoxville, TN (April 6, 1995).

Late Silurian-Early Devonian Sedimentary Facies and Biotas from the Southern North American Craton: Geological Society of America and Southeastern Section Paleontological Society Post-Meeting Fieldtrip (co-led with Thomas W. Broadhead, UTK, April 6-9, 1995).

Tennessee Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Preparation and TEST; Tennessee Association of Science Teachers Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN (Organizer and Convenor, December 1994).

West Tennessee's Geologic Past - 10th Geo-Conclave Fieldtrip (with W.T. McCutchen, E.W. Blythe, Jr., R. Self), (April 1992).

Innovative Approaches to Taphonomy and Trace Fossils (S.E. Section Paleontological Society), Organizer and Convener, Baltimore, M.D., March 1991.

Carboniferous Coastal Environments and Paleocommunities of the Mary Lee Coal Zone, Marion and Walker Counties, Alabama (Southeastern Section Geological Society of America, Associate Field Trip Leader, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 7-8, 1990).

Selected Silurian and Devonian Exposure of West Tennessee (Big Rivers Area Geological Society Field Trip, 1989).


Professional Societies

Registered Professional Geologist, State of Tennessee

Geological Society of America (1997;)

Council on Undergraduate Research (since 1992)

Tennessee Science Teachers Association (since 1992)

National Earth Science Teachers Association (since 1991)

National Association of Geology Teachers (since 1988)

Tennessee Academy of Science (since 1988)

Sigma Xi Research Society, Associate Member (1984); Full Member (since 1987)

Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (since 1986)

International Paleontological Association (since 1984)

Alabama Academy of Science (since 1982)

Sigma Gamma Epsilon (since 1981)

Paleontological Society (since 1980)

Paleontological Research Society (since 1980)


Selected Publications

Reprints are available, e-mail mgibson@utm.edu


BOOKS

Gibson, M.A. and T.W. Broadhead. In preparation. Fossils of Tennessee. University of Tennessee Press: Knoxville, Tennessee. App. 150p.

Broadhead, T.W. and M.A. Gibson. (Eds.). 1995. Late Silurian - Early Devonian Sedimentary Facies and Biotas from the Southern American Craton. Tennessee Studies in Geology, University of Tennessee 25.

Publications List


PAPERS (*Denotes Invited Paper)

26. - Gibson, M.A. In preparation. Taphonomy and Paleoecology of new species of conchostracans from the Lower Devonian of Tennessee: Journal of Paleontology.

25. - Dunagan, S.P. and M.A. Gibson. In revision. Composite ichnofabric and trace fossils assemblages from the Coon Creek Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Southeastern U.S.: Ichnos.

24. - Gibson, M.A. and A. Hoos. In press. Treasure in the creek bed: Tennessee Conservationist.

23. - Corgan, J.X. and M.A. Gibson, 1996. Geological exploration in East Tennessee: Gerard Troost's travels in 1834. Journal of the East Tennessee Historical Society: 54 (2): 140-153.

22. - Corgan, J.X. and M.A. Gibson, 1995. The beginnings of geological exploration in Alabama: Gerard Troost's travels in 1834: The Alabama Review, 48 (2): 141-153.

21. - Broadhead, T.W. and M.A. Gibson, 1995. Introduction to Late Silurian - Early Devonian sedimentary environments, In, T.W. Broadhead and M.A. Gibson, (eds.), Upper Silurian - Lower Devonian biotas and paleoenvironments of the western Tennessee Shelf, University of Tennessee Department of Geological Sciences Studies in Geology 25:1-4.

20. - M.A. Gibson, 1995. Unconformities and erosion events: influence on preservation of the Silurian - Devonian stratigraphic succession of Western Tennessee. In Broadhead and M.A. Gibson, (eds.), Upper Silurian-Lower Devonian biotas and paleoenvironments of the western Tennessee Shelf, University of Tennessee Department of Geological Sciences Studies in Geology 25:28-32.

19. - M.A. Gibson. 1995. Depositional environments of the Birdsong Shale Member of the Ross Formation (Lower Devonian), West-Central Tennessee. In, T.W. Broadhead and M.A. Gibson, (eds.), Upper Silurian-Lower Devonian biotas and paleoenvironments of the western Tennessee Shelf, University of Tennessee Department of Geological Sciences Studies in Geology 25:33-48.

18. - M.A. Gibson, 1995. Paleoecology of the Birdsong Shale and Rockhouse Limestone members of the Ross Formation (Lower Devonian), West-Central Tennessee, In. T.W. Broadhead and M.A. Gibson, (eds.), Upper-Silurian-Lower Devonian biotas and paleoenvironments of the western Tennessee Shelf, University of Tennessee Department of Geological Sciences Studies in Geology 25:49-64.

17. - Gibson, M.A. 1994. Exercise in scientific integrity for geology majors: Journal of Geological Education, 42(4):345-350.

16. - *Alexander, R.R. and M.A. Gibson. 1993. Paleozoic brachiopod paleoautecology based on taphonomy: Example from the Devonian Ross Formation of Tennessee (U.S.A.): Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, 100:25-35.

15. - Dunagan, S.P. and M.A. Gibson. 1993. Stratigraphy, depositional setting, and Paleoecology of the Thompson Farm fossil bed exposure (Coon Creek Cretaceous), near Enville, Tennessee: Tennessee Academy of Science Journal, 68(3):87-93.

14. - Gibson, M.A. 1992. Some epibiont-host and epibiont-epibiont relationships from the Birdsong Shale Member of the Lower Devonian Ross Formation (West-central Tennessee, U.S.A.): Historical Biology, 6:113-132.

13. - Corgan, J.X. and M.A. Gibson. 1991. Early scientific exploration of West Tennessee: Gerard Troost's Travels in 1834: West Tennessee Historical Society Journal, 45:83-94.

12. - McKinney, F.K., T.W. Broadhead, and M.A. Gibson. 1990. Coral-bryozoan mutualism: Structural innovation and greater resource exploitation: Science, 248:466-468.

11. - *Gibson, M.A. 1990. Common macroinvertebrates associated with the Mary Lee Coal Group (Pennsylvanian, Upper Pottsville Formation), Northern Alabama: In, R.A. Gastaldo, T.M. Demko, and Y. Liu, eds., Carboniferous Coastal Environments and Paleocommunities of the Mary Lee Coal Zone, Marion and Walker Counties, Alabama. Guidebook for Fieldtrip VI, Alabama Geological Survey, p. Vi-97-Vi-104.

10. - Broadhead, T.W., M.A. Gibson, and C.R. Clement. 1989. Paleogeography and Sedimentary Record of the Late Silurian and Early Devonian, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Appalachian Basin Industrial Associates Technical Report, 16:95-109.

9. - Gibson, M.A. and T.W. Broadhead. 1989. Significance of predatory and non-predatory borings in echinoids from the Upper Ocala Limestone (Upper Eocene), Northwest Florida, U.S.A.: Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, 71:309-321.

8. - Gibson, M.A. and T.W. Broadhead. 1989. Species specific growth responses of favositid coral colonies to terrigenous mud-rich substrates: Lethaia, 22(3):287-299.

7. - Gastaldo, R.A., M.A. Gibson, and T.D. Gray. 1989. An Appalachian deltaic sequence, northeastern Alabama: Biofacies-Lithofacies relationships and interpreted community patterns: In, P. Lyons & B. Alpern, eds., Peat and Coal Origin, Facies, and Coalification: International Journal of Coal Geology, 12:1-33.

6. - Gibson, M.A., C.R. Clement and T.W. Broadhead. 1989. Paleoecology of bryozoan-dominated carbonate mud mounds in a cratonic setting from the basal Devonian of the southeastern United States, In, N.J. McMillan, A.F. Embry, and D.J. Glass, (eds.), Devonian of the World: Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Memoir 14:541-552.

5. - Gibson, M.A. and R.A. Gastaldo, 1989. Invertebrate body fossils and trace fossils from the Early Pennsylvanian of Northern Alabama: Alabama Geological Survey Circular, 143:1-53.

4. - Clement, C.R., M.A. Gibson, and T.W. Broadhead. 1987. Paleozoic recumbent crinoid stems as biogepetal indicators: Palaios, 2:189-191.

3. - Gibson, M.A. and R.A. Gastaldo. 1987. Invertebrate paleoecology of the Upper Cliff coal interval (Pennsylvanian), Plateau Coal Field, Northern Alabama: Journal of Paleontology, 61(3):439-450.

2. - Gibson, M.A. 1984. In situ and transported invertebrate assemblages from the Upper Cliff coal interval, Plateau Coal Field, Northern Alabama: Southeastern Geology, 25(2):71-78.

1. - Gibson, M.A. 1984. The application of trace fossils as indicators of water depth changes in the Upper Cliff coal interval: Journal of Alabama Academy of Science, 55(2):79-90.

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GEOLOGIC MAPS AND REPORTS

Gibson, M.A., E.W. Blythe, W.T. McCutchen. In preparation. Geologic map and mineral resources of the Point Pleasant Quadrangle, Tennessee: Tennessee Division of Geology.

Blythe, E.W., M.A. Gibson, W.T. McCutchen. In preparation. Geologic map and mineral resources of the Mooring Quadrangle, Tennessee: Tennessee Division of Geology.

McCutchen, W.T., M.A. Gibson, E.W. Blythe. In preparation. Geologic map and mineral resources of the Tiptonville Quadrangle, Tennessee: Tennessee Division of Geology.

Gibson, M.A. E.W. Blythe, W.T. McCutchen. In preparation. Geologic map and mineral resources of the Ridgely Quadrangle, Tennessee: Tennessee Division of Geology.

McCutchen, W.T., Blythe, E.W., and M.A. Gibson. In preparation. Geologic map and mineral resources of the Samburg Quadrangle, Tennessee: Tennessee Division of Geology.

Blythe, E.W., W.T. McCutchen, and M.A. Gibson. In preparation. Geologic map and mineral resources of the Hornbeak Quadrangle, Tennessee: Tennessee Division of Geology.

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ABSTRACTS (*Denotes Invited Talk: _____Denotes Speaker)

40. - Bacon, L., A. Daniel, J. White, D. Wildharber, and M.A. Gibson. In press. Choosing a State Fossil for Tennessee:Considerations and Choices: Journal Tennessee Academy of Science.

39. - Gibson, M.A., J.A. White, S. Mayse, L. Adamo, A. Robinson, A. Daniel, and L. Bacon. 1997. A state Fossil for Tennessee: Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 29(3):19.

38. - Webb, D., E. Bruce, G. Mansfield, L. Adamo, M.A. Gibson, 1996. Paleoautecology of Sphaerirhynchia lindenensis: Life history and the compacting wedge adaptation to substrate stability: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Sciences: 71(1):19.

37. - Gibson, M.A. 1996. Classification of biotic interactions in paleoeocology: an evaluation of the existing paradigm and a proposed enhancement, In, Repetski, J.E., (ed.), Sixth North American Paleontological Convention Abstracts with Papers, Paleontological Society Special Paper 8:142.

36. - Dunagan, S.P. and M.A. Gibson. 1995. Composite ichnofabric from the Coon Creek Formation (Maastrichtian), Western Tennessee, U.S.A.: 1st International SEPM Sedimentology Congress on Geology, Program with Abstracts 1:49.

35. - Blanton, A. And M.A. Gibson. 1995. Diagenetic halos associated with the Morris Shale Fauna ("Pottsville" Formation, Pennsylvanian), Alabama: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science: 70(2):39.

34. - *Gibson, M.A. 1995. When disturbance rules: ecosystem dynamics from the Birdsong Shale and Rockhouse Limestone members of the Ross Formation (Early Devonian, Western Tennessee): Geological Society of American, Southeastern Section Meeting, Abstracts with Program., 27(2):56.

33. - Gibson, M.A. and A. Blanton. 1994. Taphonomic factors influencing paleocommunity assembly dynamics and recognition in the "Morris" shale (Pennsylvanian Pottsville Formation), Black Warrior Basin, Alabama, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 26(7):A58.

32. - *Gibson, M.A. 1993. Indicators of short-term physical disturbance within a disturbance-driven ecosystem: an example from the Devonian Ross Formation of Western Tennessee. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 25(6):A331.

31. - *Byerly, D.W. and M.A. Gibson. 1993. Field-oriented geology workshop for pre-college teachers in Tennessee. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 25(6):A219.

30. - McCutchen, W.T., E.W. Blythe, and M.A. Gibson. 1993. Quaternary quirks of Northwest Tennessee: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 58(2):47.

29. - Gibson, M.A. and R.P. Self. 1993. Insect? Bored intraclasts from the Plio-Pleistocene gravels of West Tennessee: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 58(2):46-47.

28. - Corgan, J.X. and M.A. Gibson. 1993. The roots of geologic fieldwork in North Alabama: Gerard Troosts's travels in 1834. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 58(2):49.

27. - Self, R.P. and M.A. Gibson. 1993. Boulder beds of Mississippian sandstone in Plio-Pleistocene gravels, Henry County, Tennessee: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 58(2):46.

26. - Gibson, M.A. and W.L. Smith. 1993. Genesis of karren in Kentucky Lake, Tennessee: interactions of geologic structure, weathering processes, and bioerosion: Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 25(4):18-19.

25. - Dunagan, S.P., S.T. Menees, and M.A. Gibson. 1993. Ichnofabric tiering at the Thompson Farm fossil bed exposure, Coon Creek Formation (Upper Cretaceous), near Enville, Tennessee: Geological Society of American, Southeastern Section Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 25(4):13.

24. - Gibson, M.A. and J.X. Corgan. 1992. Geological Fieldworks in 1833: Gerard Troost's Travels in West Tennessee: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 7(1):14-15.

23. - Gibson, M.A.1992. Mosaic Mixing: A model for the origin of mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sequences: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 67(1):14.

22. - Dunagan, S.P., S.T. Menees, and M.A. Gibson. 1992. Stratigraphy, paleontology, and depositional setting of the Thompson farm fossil bed exposure (Cretaceous), Western Tennessee: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 67(1):13.

21. - Alexander, R.R. and M.A. Gibson. 1992. Taphonomically based reconstructions of hydro-dynamic stability of Brachiopod shells of the Early Devonian Ross Formation of Tennessee: Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 24(2):1.

20. - Broadhead, T.W., M.A. Gibson, and C.D. Olsen. 1992. Silurian-Devonian stratigraphy succession of the Western Tennessee Shelf: A comparative standard from the DuPont geohydrological survey deep will core: Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Meeting: Abstracts with Program, 24(2):9.

19. - Corgan, J.X. and M.A. Gibson, 1992. The roots of paleontology and stratigraphy in Tennessee: Gerard Troost's Travels in 1833: Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Meeting, Abstracts with program, V.24(2):9.

18. - Gibson, M.A. 1991. Evidence of scavenging of an irregular echinoid from the Ocala Formation (Eocene), Florida: Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science. 66(2):62.

17. - *Gibson, M.A. 1990. Paleogeography and paleobiogeography of the Lower Devonian, Southeastern U.S.: Geological Society of American Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Abstracts with Program. 22(4):16.

16. - Gibson, M.A. 1989. Environmental instability and its effect on biotic interactions in the fossil record: an example from the Lower Devonian Ross Formation, U.S.A.: 28th International Geological Congress Abstracts, 1:552-553.

15. - *Gastaldo, R.A., M.A. Gibson, and T.D. Gray. 1989. An Appalachian-source deltaic sequence, northeastern Alabama, U.S.A.: Biofacies-lithofacies relationships and interpreted community patterns: 28th International Geological Congress Abstracts: 1:533.

14. - Gibson, M.A. 1989. Taphonomy and paleocological significance of conchostracans from the Birdsong Shale (Lower Devonian, Ross Formation), Western Tennessee: Geological Society of America Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 21(3):17.

13. - *Broadhead, T.W., M.A. Gibson, C.R. Clement, D. Capaccioli, R. McComb, and S. Reid. 1989. Sedimentary environments and biotas across the Silurian-Devonian Boundry in a shallow marine shelf setting, Western Tennessee: Geological Society of American Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Abstracts with Programs. 21(3):5.

12. - Broadhead, T.W., M.A. Gibson, F.K. McKinney, 1989. Bryozoan-coral mutualism exploits higher tier suspension feeding in a Lower Devonian terrigenous mud-rich environment: Geological Society of America Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Abstracts with Programs. 21(3)6.

11. - Gibson, M.A., C.R. Clement, and T.W. Broadhead. 1988. Regional Stratigraphy and paleogeographic setting for the Ross Formation (Lower Devonian), West -Central Tennessee: Geological Society of America Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 20(4):267.

10. - Broadhead, T.W., M.A. Gibson, and K.R. Walker. 1988. Early marine fibrous cement as a pseduo-holothecal covering for favosited coral colonies in the Lower Devonian of Tennessee: Geological Society of America Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 20(4):254-255.

9. - *Gibson, M.A. and J.C. Bolton. 1988. Implications of preserved epibiont-host and epibiont-epiboint relationships from the Birdsong Shale Member of the Ross Formation (Lower Devonian, West-Central Tennessee): Geological Society of American Northeast Sectional Meeting, Abstracts with Programs. 20(2):21-22.

8. - Gibson, M.A. and T.W. Broadhead. 1987. Species specific growth responses of favosited coral colonies to terrigenous mud-rich substrates (Upper Silurian-Lower Devonian): Geological Society of American Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 19(7):675.

7. - McKinney, M.L., D. Tardona, M.A. Gibson, and D. Walker. 1987. Phylogenetic size increase: patterns and processes: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 19(7):767.

6. - Gibson, M.A., C.R. Clement, and T.W. Broadhead. 1987. Bryozoan-dominated carbonate mud mounds in a cratonic setting from the basal Devonian of the Southeastern United States: Second International Symposium on the Devonian system, Program and Abstracts, p.93.

5. - Gibson, M.A., C.R. Clement, and T.W. Broadhead. 1986. Geometric configuration and paleogeographic significance of Devonian bryozoan mud mounds in a cratonic seaway: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 18(6):613.

4. - Broadhead, T.W. and M.A. Gibson. 1986. Early Devonian biotas of a substrate-starved craton margin setting, Western Tennessee: Geological Society of America Southeastern-Southcentral Sections Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 18(3):213.

3. - Gibson, M.A. and R.A. Gastaldo. 1984. Biofacies-lithofacies relationships of invertebrate assemblages associated with the Upper Cliff coals (Pennsylvanian), northern Alabama: Geological Society of American Southeastern-Northcentral Sections Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Program, 16(3):140.

2. - Gibson, M.A. 1984. Biostratigraphic implications of an organic buildup from Langston Gap, Alabama: Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science Sixty-First Annual Meeting, 55(3):160.

1. - Gibson, M.A. 1982. A preliminary study of the invertebrate megafauna associated with the Upper Cliff coals (Early Pennsylvanian), Plateau Coal Field, northern Alabama: Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science, 53(3):51.

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Editorships

Editorial Associate (T.W. Broadhead, editor). 1988. Molecular Evolution In The Fossil Record, Notes For A Short Course. Organized by B. Runnegar & J.W. Schopf. Short Courses in Paleontology, 1:1-167.

Editorial Associate (T.W. Broadhead, editor). 1987. Fossil Prokaryotes and Protists, Notes For A Short Course. Organized by J.H. Lipps, University of Tennessee Studies in Geology, Volume 18, 303p.

Guest Editor. 1986. Gamma Gamma Issue, The Compass, Vol. 64.

Editorial Associate (T.W. Broadhead, editor). 1986. Land Plants, Notes For A Short Course. Organized by R.A. Gastaldo. University of Tennessee Studies in Geology, volume 15, 226p.

Editorial Associate (T.W. Broadhead, editor). 1985. Mollusks, Notes For A Short Course. Organized by D.J. Bottjer, C.S. Hickman, and P.D. Ward. University of Tennessee Studies in Geology, Volume 13, 308p.

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Miscellaneous Publications (*Denotes Invited Paper)

*Gibson, M.A. 1994. Using Jurassic Park in the classroom: TESTTUBE, 3(1):1.

*Gibson, M.A. 1989. Selected Silurian and Devonian Exposures of Western Tennessee: Unpublished Field Trip Guidebook, Big Rivers Area Geological Society, 10p.

Gibson, M.A. 1988. Sedimentology Photo: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 58(3):565.

Gibson, M.A. 1986. Introduction: The Compass, 64(1):5-7.

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