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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (24)

24. Bashforth, A.R. & Nelson, W.J. A Middle Pennsylvanian macrofloral assemblage from below the Rock Island (No. 1) Coal in Rock Island County, Illinois: Resolving the Bolsovian–Asturian boundary in the Illinois Basin. Accepted in Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology

23. Bashforth, A.R., DiMichele, W.A., Eble, C.F. & Nelson, W.J. A Middle Pennsylvanian macrofloral assemblage from wetland deposits in Indiana (Illinois Basin): A taxonomic contribution with biostratigraphic, paleobiogeographic, and paleoecologic implications. Accepted in Journal of Paleontology.

22. Ielpi, A., Gibling, M.R., Bashforth, A.R. & Dennar, C.I. Impact of vegetation on Early Pennsylvanian fluvial channels: insight from the Joggins Formation of Atlantic Canada. Accepted in Journal of Sedimentary Research.

21. Rygel, M.C., Lally, C., Gibling, M.R., Ielpi, A., Calder, J.H. & Bashforth, A.R. 2015. Sedimentology and stratigraphy of the type section of the Pennsylvanian Boss Point Formation, Joggins Fossil Cliffs, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology, 51: 1–43.    [View and download PDF]

20. Gibling, M.R., Davies, N.S., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Bashforth, A.R., DiMichele, W.A., Rygel, M.C. & Ielpi, A. 2014. Palaeozoic co-evolution of rivers and vegetation: a synthesis of current knowledge. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 125(5–6): 524–533.    [View and download PDF]

19. Ielpi, A., Gibling, M.R., Bashforth, A.R., Lally, C., Rygel, M.C. & Al-Silwadi, S. 2014. Role of vegetation in shaping Early Pennsylvanian braided rivers: Architecture of the Boss Point Formation, Atlantic Canada. Sedimentology, 61(6): 1659–1700.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

18. Bashforth, A.R., Cleal, C.J., Gibling, M.R., Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Miller, R.F. 2014. Paleoecology of Early Pennsylvanian vegetation on a seasonally dry tropical landscape (Tynemouth Creek Formation, New Brunswick, Canada). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 200: 229–263.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

17. DiMichele, W.A., Wagner, R.H., Bashforth, A.R. & Álvarez-Vázquez, C. 2013. An update on the flora of the Kinney Quarry of central New Mexico (Upper Pennsylvanian), its preservational and environmental significance. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin, 59: 289326.    [Available from NMMNH&S website]

16. Cleal, C.J., Uhl, D., Cascales-Miñana, B., Thomas, B.A., Bashforth, A.R., King, S.C. & Zodrow, E.L. 2012. Plant biodiversity changes in Carboniferous tropical wetlands. Earth-Science Reviews, 114(12): 124155.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

15. Lucas, S.G., Allen, B.D., Krainer, K., Barrick, J., Vachard, D., Schneider, J.W., DiMichele, W.A. & Bashforth, A.R. 2011. Precise age and biostratigraphic significance of the Kinney Brick Quarry Lagerstätte, Pennsylvanian of New Mexico, USA. Stratigraphy, 8(1): 727.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

14. Bashforth, A.R., Drábková, J., Opluštil, S., Gibling, M.R. & Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2011. Landscape gradients and patchiness in riparian vegetation on a Middle Pennsylvanian braided-river plain prone to flood disturbance (Nýřany Member, Central and Western Bohemian Basin, Czech Republic). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 163(34): 153–189.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

13. Falcon-Lang, H.J., Gibling, M.R., Miller, R.F., Benton, M.J. & Bashforth, A.R. 2010. Diverse tetrapod trackways in the Lower Pennsylvanian Tynemouth Creek Formation, near St. Martins, southern New Brunswick, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 296(1–2): 1–13.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

12. Philippe, M., Cuny, G. & Bashforth, A.R. 2010. Ecpagloxylon mathiesenii gen. nov. et sp. nov., a Jurassic wood from Greenland with several primitive angiosperm features. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 287(3–4): 153–165.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

11. Bashforth, A.R., Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Gibling, M.R. 2010. Vegetation heterogeneity on a Late Pennsylvanian braided-river plain draining the Variscan Mountains, La Magdalena Coalfield, northwestern Spain. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 292(3–4): 367–390.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

10. Gibling, M.R., Bashforth, A.R., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Allen, J.P. & Fielding, C.R. 2010. Log jams and flood sediment buildup caused channel avulsion in the Pennsylvanian of Atlantic Canada. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 80(3): 268–287.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

9. Opluštil, S., Pšenička, J., Libertín, M., Bashforth, A.R., Šimůnek, Z., Drábková, J. & Dašková, J. 2009. A Middle Pennsylvanian (Bolsovian) peat-forming forest preserved in situ in volcanic ash of the Whetstone Horizon in the Radnice Basin, Czech Republic. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 155(3–4): 234–274.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

8. Bashforth, A.R. & Zodrow, E.L. 2007. Partial reconstruction and palaeoecology of Sphenophyllum costae (Middle Pennsylvanian, Nova Scotia, Canada). Bulletin of Geosciences, 82(4): 365–382.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

7. Bashforth, A.R. 2005. Late Carboniferous (Bolsovian) macroflora from the Barachois Group, Bay St. George Basin, southwestern Newfoundland, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana, 24; 1–123, 20 pls.    [Available from GAC bookstore]

6. Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Bashforth, A.R. 2005. Morphology, anatomy, and upland ecology of giant cordaitalean trees from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Newfoundland. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 135(3–4): 223–243.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

5. Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Bashforth, A.R. 2004. Pennsylvanian uplands were forested by giant cordaitalean trees. Geology, 32(5): 417–420.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

4. Quinn, L., Bashforth, A.R., Burden, E.T., Gillespie, H., Springer, R.K. & Williams, S.H. 2004. The Red Island Road Formation: early Devonian terrestrial fill in the Anticosti Foreland Basin, Western Newfoundland. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 41(5): 587–602.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

3. Zodrow, E.L, Šimůnek, Z. & Bashforth, A.R. 2000. New cuticular morphotypes of Cordaites principalis from the Canadian Carboniferous Maritimes Basin. Canadian Journal of Botany, 78(2): 135–148.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

2. Zodrow, E.L., Mastalerz, M., Orem, W.H., Šimůnek, Z. & Bashforth, A.R. 2000. Functional groups and elemental analyses of cuticular morphotypes of Cordaites principalis (Germer) Geinitz, Carboniferous Maritimes Basin, Canada. International Journal of Coal Geology, 45(1): 1–19.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]

1. Williams, S.H., Bashforth, A.R. & Dilly, N.P. 1997. Growth rates and skeletal secretion of siculae in early Ordovician (Arenig) graptolites from western Newfoundland: implications for understanding the development and paleoecology of graptolites. Palaios, 12(6): 591–597.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]


COMMENTARIES (1)

1. Bashforth, A.R. & DiMichele, W.A. 2012. Permian Coal Forest offers a glimpse of late Paleozoic ecology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(
13): 47174718.    [View PDF] [Download PDF]


NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (4)

4. Corrigan D., Maxeiner, R., Bashforth, A.R. & Lucas, S. 1998. Preliminary report on the geology and tectonic history of the Trans-Hudson Orogen in the northwestern Reindeer Zone, Saskatchewan. Current Research, Part C, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 98-1C: 95106.

3. Corrigan, D., Bashforth, A.R. & Lucas, S. 1997. Geology and structural evolution of the La Ronge-Lynn Lake Belt in the Butler Island area (parts of 64D-9 and –10), Reindeer Lake, Saskatchewan. Summary of Investigations 1997, Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Saskatchewan Energy and Mines, Miscellaneous Report 97-4: 1830.

2. Bashforth, A.R., Zodrow, E.L. & Williams, S.H. 1997. Paleogeographic significance of a new upper Carboniferous macroflora locality in Bay St. George Basin, western Newfoundland, Canada, Newsletter on Carboniferous Stratigraphy, 15: 2225.

1. Williams, S.H., Burden, E.T., Quinn, L., von Bitter, P.H. & Bashforth, A.R. 1996. Geology and Paleontology of the Port au Port Peninsula, western Newfoundland. Canadian Paleontology Conference VI, Field Trip Guidebook, GAC, 74 pp.


CONFERENCE AND WORKING GROUP PRESENTATIONS (25)

25. Gibling, M.R., Ielpi, A., Bashforth, A.R. & Davies, N.S. 2015. An Early Pennsylvanian threshold for the influence of vegetation on fluvial landscapes, based on formations in Atlantic Canada. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

24. Ielpi, A., Gibling, M.R., Bashforth, A.R. & Dennar, C.I. 2015. Impact of vegetation on Early Pennsylvanian fluvial channels: insight from the Joggins Formation of Atlantic Canada. Atlantic Geoscience Society, 41st Annual Colloquium and Annual General Meeting 2015, Sackville, New Brunswick.

23. DiMichele, W.A., Cecil, C.B., Elrick, S.D., Nelson, W.J., Eble, C.F. & Bashforth, A.R. 2013. Climate change across the Atokan-Desmoinesian transition (Middle Pennsylvanian) in equatorial Euramerica. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, Colorado, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 45(7): 300.

22. Gibling, M.R., Davies, N.S., Ielpi, A., Simon, S.S.T., Bashforth, A.R. & Rygel, M. 2013. Fluvial style and vegetation abundance as a paleoclimate proxy in the Pennsylvanian and early Permian: an evaluation of preservational issues. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, Colorado, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 45(7): 301.

21. Bashforth, A.R. 2012. Paleoecology of Early Pennsylvanian vegetation on a seasonally dry landscape. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting and Exposition, Charlotte, North Carolina, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 44(7): 628.

20. Bashforth, A.R. 2012. Paleoecology of Early Pennsylvanian vegetation on a seasonally dry landscape. Mid-Continent Paleobotanical Colloquium (MPC-29), Program and Abstracts, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, p. 9–10.

19. Bashforth, A.R. 2012. Patchiness in riparian vegetation on a Middle Pennsylvanian braided-river plain. Geobiology Symposium XX, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

18. Bashforth, A.R. 2011. The organization of vegetation on a Pennsylvanian braided-river plain. Lundadagarna i Historisk Geologi och Paleontologi XII, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

17. Bashforth, A.R., Drábková, J., Opluštil, S., Gibling, M.R. & Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2010. Patchiness in riparian vegetation on a disturbance-prone braided-river plain: insight from the Middle Pennsylvanian Nýřany Member, Czech Republic. 8th European Palaeobotany – Palynology Conference, Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary, Program and Abstracts, p. 58.

16. Gibling, M.R., Bashforth, A.R., Falcon-Lang, H.J., Allen, J.P. & Fielding, C.R. 2010. Log jams in Pennsylvanian braided-river deposits of Atlantic Canada, and the timing of the world’s earliest log jams. 8th European Palaeobotany – Palynology Conference, Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary, Program and Abstracts, p. 101.

15. Miller, R.F., Bashforth, A.R., Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Gibling, M.R. 2010. A putative Arthropleura body impression, Lower Pennsylvanian Tynemouth Creek Formation, New Brunswick, Canada. Atlantic Geoscience Society, 36th Annual Colloquium and Annual General Meeting 2010, Greenwich, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology, 46: 60–61.

14. Gibling, M.R., Bashforth, A.R. & Falcon-Lang, H.J. 2009. Log jams caused braided-channel abandonment and avulsion in the Pennsylvanian South Bar Formation, Sydney Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geoscience Society, 35th Annual Colloquium and Annual General Meeting 2009, Moncton, New Brunswick. Atlantic Geology, 45: 29–30.

13. Gibling, M.R., Davies, N.S., Bashforth, A.R. & Allen, J.P. 2009. Invasion of the plants: the evolving terrestrial landscape of the Late Paleozoic. Late Palaeozoic Terrestrial Habitats and Biotas: The Effect of Changing Climates, Lyell Meeting 2009, The Geological Society, London, United Kingdom, Abstract Book and Programme, p. 4.

12. Bashforth, A.R. 2007. The synonymy of Callipteridium rubescens and Callipteridium jongmansi: reaffirming a foregone conclusion. IGCP 469 – Late Variscan Biotas and Environments, Birmingham Meeting, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, Program and Abstracts, p. 14.

11. Bashforth, A.R. & Opluštil, S. 2006. Extrabasinal plant assemblages in basin-margin strata: preliminary results from Newfoundland and the Czech Republic. 7th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic, Program and Abstracts, p. 12.

10. Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Bashforth, A.R. 2005. North American Paleontological Convention, Halifax, Canada.

9. Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Bashforth, A.R. 2004. Pennsylvanian uplands were forested by giant cordaitalean trees. IGCP Variscan Meeting, Sofia, Bulgaria.

8. Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Bashforth, A.R. 2004. We have found the upland Holy Grail! January Earth Lecture, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.

7. Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Bashforth, A.R. 2003. Gigantic cordaitalean trees from the Middle Pennsylvanian (Bolsovian) of Newfoundland. Annual Meeting, Linnean Society: Palaeobotany Specialist Group, Abstracts, p. 8.

6. Falcon-Lang, H.J. & Bashforth, A.R. 2003. Gigantic cordaitalean trees from the Middle Pennsylvanian (Bolsovian) of Newfoundland. 14th Plant Taphonomy Meeting, Chemnitz, Germany, Abstracts, p. 5.

5. Bashforth, A.R. & Williams, S.H. 1999. Thermal maturity, biostratigraphic correlation and paleoenvironmental setting of a Late Carboniferous macrofloral assemblage in southwestern Newfoundland. Canadian Paleontology Conference IX, Calgary, Alberta, Program and Abstracts, pp. 5–6.

4. Zodrow, E.L, Šimůnek, Z. & Bashforth, A.R. 1999. Cuticular morphotypes of “Cordaites principalis (Germar)” in the Carboniferous Maritimes Basin. XIV International Congress on the Carboniferous and Permian, Calgary, Canada.

3. Bashforth, A.R. 1997. Paleogeographic significance of a new upper Carboniferous macroflora locality in Bay St. George Basin, western Newfoundland. Canadian Paleontology Conference VII, Saskatoon, Canada, Program with Abstracts, p. 5.

2. Williams, S.H., Bashforth, A.R. & Dilly, N.P. 1995. Growth rates and skeletal secretion of the sicula in Arenig graptolites from western Newfoundland and implications for the paleoecology of graptolites. 5th International Conference of the Graptolite Working Group, Long Beach, USA.

1. Bashforth, A.R. 1995. Variation in fusellar widths of Early Ordovician graptolites from western Newfoundland. Western Inter-University Geological Conference (WIUGC), Calgary, Canada.


AWARDS AND FUNDING (24)

24. May 2015 – Arthur James Boucot Research Grant, Paleontological Society; Illinois State Geological Survey

23. March 2011 – Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada; Smithsonian Institution

22. January 2008 – George Frederic Matthew Research Fellowship in Geology, New Brunswick Museum; Dalhousie University

21. May 2007 – Systematics Research Fund, The Linnean Society and The Systematics Association; Dalhousie University

20. April 2007 – Graduate Student Research Grant, Geological Society of America; Dalhousie University

19. March 2007 – Izaak Walton Killam Predoctoral Scholarship; Dalhousie University

18. October 2006 Alexander R. Cameron Award, Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology; Dalhousie University

17. March 2006 – Izaak Walton Killam Predoctoral Scholarship; Dalhousie University

16. March 2005 – Canada Graduate Scholarship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada; Dalhousie University

15. September 1997 – Best Student Presentation, Canadian Paleontology Conference VII; University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

14. September 1996 – Petro-Canada Graduate Research Award, Association of University and Colleges of Canada; Memorial University of Newfoundland

13. May 1996 – Postgraduate Scholarship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada; Memorial University of Newfoundland

12. May 1996 – Peter D. & Una B. Cameron Graduate Scholarship; Brandon University

11. May 1996 – Christopher Riley Graduate Scholarship in Geology; Brandon University

10. May 1996 – Brandon University Silver Medal in Geology

9. January 1996 – Undergraduate Award, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Undergraduate Award; Brandon University

8. September 1995 – Christopher Riley Memorial Scholarship in Third Year Geology (Highest Standing); Brandon University

7. May 1995 – Undergraduate Award, Geological Association of Canada; Brandon University

6. January 1995 – Best Presentation, Western Inter-University Geological Conference; University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

5. September 1994 – Christopher Riley Memorial Scholarship in Third Year Geology (Second Highest Standing); Brandon University

4. June 1994 – Undergraduate Research Award, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada; Memorial University of Newfoundland

3. September 1993 – Student Award, Mineralogical Association of Canada; Brandon University

2. September 1993 – Christopher Riley Memorial Scholarship in Second Year Geology (Highest Standing); Brandon University

1. September 1992 – Christopher Riley Memorial Scholarship in First Year Geology (Highest Standing); Brandon University

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