Triassic Restructuring


Margaret L. Fraiser, UWM Faculty Research and Creative Activities Support (FRACAS), 2013, What are the Controls on Ecosystem Recovery Following Global Environmental Change? A geochemical and paleoecological case study following the end-Permian mass extinction, $14,962.

Margaret L. Fraiser, UWM Research Growth Initiative, $67,663, 08/31/2010-08/30/11, Testing the End-Permian Mass Extinction Recovery Paradigm.

Pedro J. Marenco, Margaret L. Fraiser, Matthew E. Clapham, National Science Foundation, Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology, $69,240.00, 08/01/09-07/31/11, ARRA Collaborative Research: New Chemo- and Biostratigraphic             Framework for the Lower Triassic of the Western U.S.: Towards a high-resolution understanding of Early Triassic events.

Zhong-Qiang Chen, Richard J. Twitchett, Jinnan Tong, Margaret L. Fraiser, Sylvie Crasquin, Steven Kershaw, Thomas J. Algeo, Kliti Grice, Collaborative   International Geological Correlation Programme (IGCP), $10,000/year, 05/2008-05/2013, Restoration of marine ecosystems following the Permian-Triassic mass extinction: Lessons for the present. (Funds are awarded to co-PI Chen for distribution to meeting attendees and students.)

Most Recent Publications (* indicates student author)

Dineen, A.A.*, Fraiser, M.L., Tong, J., 2015, Low functional evenness in a post-extinction Anisian (Middle Triassic) paleocommunity: A case study of the Leidapo Member (Qingyan Formation), south China, Global and Planetary Change, 73, 79-86.

Dineen, A. A.*, Fraiser, M.L., and Sheehan, P., 2014, Recovery vs. Restructuring: Establishing Ecologic Patterns in Early and Middle Triassic Paleocommunities: Earth-Science Reviews, v. 136, p. 339-349.

Huang, Y.*, Fraiser, M.L., Tong, J., and Chen, Z.-Q., 2014, Selective extinction among bivalves in South China during the Permian-Triassic crisis: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 399, p. 78-88.