Bryn Mawr College
Department of Geology
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Office Location: 194 Park Science Building
Phone: (610) 526-5627
Fax: (610) 526-5086
Paleoecology, Paleobiology, Ichnology, and Sedimentology/Stratigraphy
Paleoecological impact of changing substrates during the Ordovician radiation
Metazoan reef development in the Early-Middle Ordovician
Ecosystem engineering (habitat modification through the activities of organisms)
Cambrian bioturbation and substrate ecology
Quantifying bioturbation in the fossil record
Marenco, K.N., and Bottjer, D.J. 2011. Quantifying bioturbation in Ediacaran and Cambrian rocks. in Laflamme, M., Schiffbauer, J.D., and Dornbos, S.Q., (eds.), Quantifying the Evolution of Early Life: Numerical Approaches to the Evaluation of Fossils and Ancient Ecosystems, Topics in Geobiology Series, v. 36, Springer, Dordrecht, p. 135-160.
Marenco, K.N., and Bottjer, D.J. 2010. The intersection grid technique for quantifying the extent of bioturbation on bedding planes. Palaios, v. 25, p. 457-462.
Marenco, K.N., and Bottjer, D.J. 2008. The importance of Planolites in the Cambrian substrate revolution. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 258, n. 3, p. 189-199.
Marenco, K.N., and Bottjer, D.J. 2007. Ecosystem engineering in the fossil record: early examples from the Cambrian Period. in Cuddington, K., Byers, J.E., Wilson, W.G., and Hastings, A., (eds.), Ecosystem Engineers: Plants to Protists, Elsevier Inc., Burlington, MA, p. 163-184.