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Address

Noel A. Heim
Payne Paleobiology Lab
Department of Geological Sciences
Stanford University
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 320
Stanford, CA  94305-2115
USA
Email: naheim [at] stanford [dot] edu
Work Phone: 650-721-2131

Appointments

2012-present
Director & Mentor, Stanford Earth Young Investigators: Biodiversity, Stanford University
2016-present
Basic Life Science Research Scientist, Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University
2012-2016
Basic Life Science Research Associate, Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University
2011-2012
Assistant Scientist, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008-2011
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2005-2006
Adjunct Instructor, Georgia Perimeter College
2000-2001
High School Instructor & Summer Camp Director, Maine School of Science and Mathematics

Education

2008
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Georgia, Athens.
Dissertation: The Spatial Structure of Biodiversity in The Fossil Record: Contrasting Global, Continental and Regional Responses to Climate Change.
2003
Master of Science, University of California, Riverside.
Thesis: Trilobites from the Tethyan Himalaya and the Cambrian Biostratigraphy and Biogeography of Equatorial Peri-Gondwanaland.
2000
Bachelor of Science with Honors, University of Chicago.
Honors Thesis: Rare Earth Element Abundances in Vapor Deposited Minerals in Ibitira [basaltic meteorite] Vesicles.

Additional Education

2013
2013
The Writer's Studio, Stanford University
Creative Nonfiction
2010 - 2011
Delta Program in research, teaching and learning, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Expeditions in Learning: The First-Year Experience (Fall 2010)
Instruction Materials Development (Spring 2011)
Teaching Statistics (Spring 2011)
2002
Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington.
Course: Marine Invertebrate Zoology

University Teaching Experience

2013 - 2016
Co-Instructor, Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University
GS 123/ESS 122: Invertebrate Paleobiology
GES 226: "Big Data" in Historical Earth Systems Science
2010 - 2012
Co-Instructor, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison
GEOSCI 542: Invertebrate Paleontology
GEOSCI 875: Geoscience Data Analysis
GEOSCI 940: Seminar in Paleontology
2012
Guest Lecturer, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
GEOSCI 110: Evolution & Extinction: 2 lectures on evolution of development and adaptation
2010
Guest Lecturer, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
GEOSCI 110: Evolution & Extinction: 1 lecture on the Permian mass extinction
2009
Guest Lecturer, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
GEOSCI 541: Paleobiology: 2 lectures on diversity and the fossil record
2005 - 2006
Adjunct Faculty, Science Department, Georgia Perimeter College, Lawrenceville.
GEOL 1121: Physical Geology Lecture
GEOL 1121L: Physical Geology Lab
2002 - 2003
Teaching Assistant, Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside.
GEO 002: The Earth's Dynamic Surface
GEO 004: Natural Hazards and Disasters
GEO 009: Oceanography

Outreach & K-12 Field Trips

2017
Geology & Paleontology of New Brighton Beach, Wilkinson School, Half Moon Bay, 7th & 8th grade
2014 - 2016
Geology & Paleontology of New Brighton Beach, Bay Area Science Festival, General Public
2013 - 2016
Geology & Paleontology of New Brighton Beach, History of Life Interns, High School
2014 - 2016
Paleontology of the Monterey Formation, Salinas Valley, History of Life Interns, High School
2014 - 2016
Geological Hiking Tour of Pinnacles National Park, History of Life Interns, High School
2015
STEM Career Panel, Upward Bound Math & Science, University of San Francisco
2015
Paleontology of Monterey Formation, Santa Cruz Mountains, Discovery Charter School, San Jose, 5th grade
2015
Geological Walking Tour of Stanford's Building Stones, The Girls' Middle School, Palo Alto, 6th grade
2015
Sedimentary Geology of the Panoche Hills, History of Life Interns, High School
2014
Sedimentary Geology of Black Diamond Mines, History of Life Interns, High School
2013, 2014
Tide Pools at Bean Hollow, History of Life Interns, High School
2001
Paleontology of the Fossil Cliffs at Joggins & Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Maine School of Science and Mathematics, High School

Other Outreach & K-12 Teaching Experience

2012-present
Director & Mentor, Stanford Earth Young Investigators: Biodiversity, Stanford University

The Stanford Earth Young Investigators: Biodiversity program (formerly History of Life Internship) is a full-time summer research experience for Bay Area high school students. Over eight weeks, approximately 20 interns collect scientific data and work in groups to conduct original research projects from start to finish. Nearly half of the interns are from underserved populations.

  • Develop curriculum and teach introductory evolution and paleobiology
  • Train interns for data collection and monitor their progress and data quality
  • Mentor interns in original research projects from hypothesis development to communicating results
  • Provide college application and career guidance
  • Coordinate and lead day-long and overnight biological, geological & paleontological field trips
  • Recruit interns and review applications
  • Collaborate with Outreach Director on program evaluation and improvement
  • Maintain contact with alumni through LinkedIn
  • Produce annual newsletter for alumni and friends of the program

Achievements

  • Created and Manage a successful high school research program
  • Provided an authentic scientific experience for 72 Bay Area high school students
  • Mentored 33 group projects resulting in student presentations at an international scientific meeting
  • First-authored publication in Science featuring intern-gathered data
2017
Invited Speaker, Milstein Sciences Series: Prehistoric Ocean Dwellers, American Museum of Natural History, New York City
2016
Invited Speaker, Think Evolution VIII: A Summer Institute for Science Educators, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California
2015
STEM Career Panel, Upward Bound Math & Science, University of San Francisco
2014 - 2016
Field Trip Leader, Bay Area Science Festival Explorer Days
Paleontology and Geology at New Brighton State Beach
2005 - 2006
Guest Programs Volunteer (Docent), The Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta
2000 - 2003
Instructor, Maine School of Science & Mathematics Summer Camps, Limestone (Middle School).
Courses: The Time Machine, Earth Shakes and Quakes & Fun-Filled Field Ecology
2000 - 2001
Instructor, Maine School of Science & Mathematics, Limestone (High School).
Courses: Statistics, Physical Geology & Earth History
2000 - 2001
Resident Assistant, Maine School of Science & Mathematics, Limestone (High School).

Research Experience

2016 - present
Basic Life Science Research Scientist, Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University
2012 - 2016
Basic Life Science Research Associate, Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford University
2011 - 2012
Assistant Scientist, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2008 - 2011
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
1998 - 2000
Research Assistant, Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago.
Taphonomy of Panamanian sediments & curation of fossil collections.
1998 - 2000
Research Assistant, Geology Department, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago.
Petrology and REE analysis of basaltic meteorites.
1999
Intern and Field Assistant, Paleobiology Department, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
Developed a test to measure how well professionals can identify plant species from single and partial leaf specimens.
1997 - 1998
Volunteer dinosaur fossil preparitor, University of Chicago.

Group Research Initiatives

2014 - 2015
2008 - present
Developer, contributor and manager, Macrostrat
2008 - present
2003 - 2008

Principal Field Experience

2010
Cretaceous stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Book Cliffs, Utah. Two weeks.
2005 - 2007
Mississippian and Pennsylvanian invertebrate paleontology of the southern Ozark Uplift, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Approximately three weeks annually.
2005
Permian sequence stratigraphy of the Guadalupe Mountains, west Texas. One week.
2004
Carboniferous invertebrate paleontology of the Basin & Range Province and the southern Ozarks. Four weeks.
2001
Cambrian paleontology of the Tethyan Himalaya, northern India. Five weeks.
1999
Eocene paleobotany, Big Horn Basin, Wyoming. Four weeks.
1997
Cretaceous dinosaur paleontology, central and eastern Montana. Eight weeks.

Student Thesis Committees

2010
Erin Fenlon. Master of Science. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Goldilocks' Bivalves: Evolution on Three Spatiotemporal Scales.

Undergraduate Research Students

2017-present
Teke Dado (Stanford Geological Sciences), Body size evolution in early Paleozoic invertebrates.
2015-2016
Mary Cirino (Stanford Computer Science), Building a species-level body-size database using PaleoDeepDive.

High School Research Students (Academic Year)

2016-present
Charin Park (Saratoga HS), Co-evolution of body size in birds and parasitic nematodes.
2017-present
Dipa Sur (Notre Dame HS), Co-evolution of body size in mammals and parasitic nematodes.

Undergraduate Workers

2016
Joanna Tang (UC Davis Env. Sci.), Fish & trilobite body size data collection.
2016
Natalie Cheng (Stanford Post-baccalaureate), Bivalve body size data collection.
2015-2016
Rebia Khan (Stanford Biology), Fish body size data collection.
2015-2016
Margaret Deng (UC San Diego Earth Sci.), Fish and protist body size data collection.
2012-2014
Galen Griggs (U. Wash. Post-baccalaureate), Marine animal body size data collection.

Service

2013 - present
Proposal Reviewer, NSF Sedimentary Geology & Paleobiology Program
2015
Proposal Reviewer, European Research Council
2015
Proposal Reviewer, National Science Center, Poland
2006 - present
2007
Session co-chair, Paleontology III: Geographic Diversity Patterns, GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
2007 - 2008
Graduate Student Representative, Geology Department Faculty Meetings, University of Georgia.
2005 - 2007
Secretary & Webmaster, Graduate Student Association, University of Georgia.
2005 - 2006
Guest Programs Volunteer (Docent), The Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta.
2004 - 2008
Geology Department Representative, Graduate Student Association, University of Georgia.
2003
Co-organizer for Grad Fest. A one-day conference bringing together graduate students from the five UCR departments involved in ecology and evolutionary biology research.
2002 - 2003
Co-organizer for the Hewett Club lecture series. Arranged weekly lectures given to the UCR Department of Earth Sciences by researchers from outside the university.

Invited Presentations

2017
Department of Geological Sciences, Stanford, University
2017
Milstein Sciences Series: Prehistoric Ocean Dwellers, American Museum of Natural History, New York City
2016
Department of Earth Science, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.
2016
Think Evolution Workshop, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley
2016
Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of California, Davis
2016
Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz
2016
Department of Biology, University of San Francisco
2015
Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens
2015
Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
2014
Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science, Miami University of Ohio
2013
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
2013
University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley
2012
School of Geography & Geosciences, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK
2012
William Smith Meeting 2012, Strata and Time: Probing the gaps in our understanding, London
2012
Geosciences Program, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas
2012
Curriculum Development Workshop, Yale-NUS College, New Haven, Conn.
2011
JF Crow Institute for the Study of Evolution, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2009
Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago
2008
Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008
Department of Geology, Geography & Planning, Missouri State University

Grants, Awards and Honors

2015
Heim et al. (2015) was recommended by the Faculty of 1000. Access the recommendation on F1000Prime
2008
Graduate Student of the Year, Department of Geology, University of Georgia
2005
US EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Graduate Fellowship (three years of full funding)
2004
Stephen J. Gould Grant, Paleontological Society
2004
Geological Society of America Research Grant
2004
Gilles and Bernadette Allard Geology Award, Department of Geology, University of Georgia
2004
Miriam Watts-Wheeler Scholarship Fund, Department of Geology, University of Georgia
2003
University Non-teaching Assistantship (2 years), Graduate School, University of Georgia
2001
Dean's Fellowship, Graduate Division, University of California, Riverside
2001
Summer Fellowship, Evolution & Ecology Graduate Research Unit, University of California, Riverside

Professional Affiliations

Computer, Internet & Statistical Programming Languages

PostgreSQL – relational database
MySQL – relational database
PHP – programming language that interfaces with HTML, MySQL and PostgreSQL
R – statistical programming language
C – general computer programming language

Publications

Heim, N.A. J.L. Payne, S. Finnegan, M.L. Knope, M. Kowalewski, S.K. Lyons, D.W. McShea, P.M. Novack-Gottshall, Smith, F.A., and S.C. Wang. 2017 Hierarchical complexity and the size limits of life. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 284: 20171039. [URL].
Payne, J.L, A.M. Bush, N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope and D.J. McCauley. 2016. Ecological selectivity of the emerging mass extinction in the oceans. Science 353(6305):1284-1286. [URL].
Payne, J.L., A.M. Bush, E. Chang, N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope, and S.B. Pruss. 2016. Extinction intensity, selectivity, and their combined macroevolutionary influence in the fossil record. Biology Letters 12(10):20160202. [URL].
Smith, F.A., J.L. Payne, N.A. Heim, N.A., M.A. Balk, S. Finnegan, M. Kowalewski, S.K. Lyons, C.R. McClain, D.W. McShea, P.M. Novack-Gottshall, P.S. Anich and S.C. Wang. 2016. Body size evolution across the Geozoic. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Sciences 44(1):523-553. [URL].
Heim, N.A., M.L. Knope, E.K. Schaal, S.C. Wang and J.L. Payne. 2015. Cope's Rule in the Evolution of Marine Animals. Science, 347(6224):867-870. [URL]. Access the recommendation on F1000Prime
Knope, M.L., N.A. Heim, L.O. Frishkoff and J.L. Payne. 2015. Limited role of functional differentiation in early diversification of animals. Nature Communications, 6:6455. [Online Open Access]
Payne, J.L., N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope and C.R. McClain. 2014. Metabolic dominance of bivalves predates brachiopod diversity decline by more than 150 million years. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281(1783):20133122. [PDF]
Rook, D.L., N.A. Heim and J. Marcot. 2013. Contrasting patterns and connections of rock and biotic diversity in the marine and terrestrial fossil records of North America. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 372:123-129. [PDF]
Heim, N.A. and D.H. Geary. 2013. The Fossil Record. In J.B. Losos (editor-in-chief), The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., p. 112-119. [PDF]
Heim, N.A. 2013. Extinction Rates and the Fossil Record. In MacLeod, N. (editor in chief), Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Extinction. Cengage Learning, Farmington Hills, Mich.
Finnegan, S., N.A. Heim, S.E. Peters and W.W. Fischer. 2012. Climate change and the selective signature of the Late Ordovician mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. (PNAS), 109(18):6829-6834. [Online Open Access]
Railsback, L.B., K.M. Layou, N.A. Heim, S.M. Holland, M.L. Trogdon, M.B. Jarrett, G.M. Izsak, D.E. Bulger, E.J. Wysong, K.J. Trubee, J.M. Fiser, J.E. Cox, and D.E. Crowe. 2012. Geochemical evidence for meteoric diagenesis and cryptic surfaces of subaerial exposure in peritidal carbonates of Late Ordovician age from the Nashville Dome, central Tennessee, USA In Morad, S., M. Ketzer and L.F. de Ros (eds), Linking Diagenesis to Sequence Stratigraphy. International Association of Sedimentologists Special Publication no. 45. [PDF]
Peters, S.E. and N.A. Heim. 2011. Macrostratigraphy and macroevolution in marine environments: testing the common-cause hypothesis. In McGowan, A. and A.B. Smith (eds.), Comparing the Geological and Fossil Records: Implications for Biodiversity Studies. Geological Society Special Publication 358, p. 95-104. [PDF]
Heim, N.A. and S.E. Peters. 2011. Regional Environmental Breadth Predicts Geographic Range and Longevity in Fossil Marine Genera. PLoS One, 6(5):e18946. [Online Open Access]
Heim, N.A. and S.E. Peters. 2011. Covariation in macrostratigraphic and macroevolutionary patterns in the marine record of North America. GSA Bulletin, 123: 620-630. [PDF]
Peters, S.E. and N.A. Heim. 2011. Stratigraphic distribution of marine fossils in North America. Geology, 39: 259-262. [PDF]
Peters, S.E. and N.A. Heim. 2010. The geological completeness of paleontological sampling in North America. Paleobiology, 36: 61-79. [PDF]
Peng, S., N.C. Hughes, N.A. Heim, B.K. Sell, X. Zhu, P.M. Myrow, and S.K. Parcha. 2009. Cambrian trilobites from the Parahio and Zanskar Valleys, Indian Himalaya. Journal of Paleontology, 83(sp. 71): 1-95. [PDF]
Heim, N.A. 2009. Stability of regional brachiopod diversity structure across the Mississippian/ Pennsylvanian boundary. Paleobiology, 35: 393-412. [PDF]
Heim, N.A. 2008. A null biogeographic model for quantifying the role of migration in shaping patterns of global taxonomic richness and differentiation diversity, with implications for Ordovician biogeography. Paleobiology, 34: 195-209. [PDF]
Myrow, P.M., Snell, K.E., Hughes, N.C., Paulsen, T.S., Heim, N.A., Parcha, S.K. 2006. Cambrian depositional history of the Zanskar Valley region of the Indian Himalaya: tectonic implications. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 76: 364-381. [PDF]
Hughes, N.C. and Heim, N.A. 2005. Cambrian. In Selley, R.C., Cocks, L.R.M. and Plimer, I.R. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Geology. Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 163-175. [PDF]
Jensen, S., Droser, M.L. and Heim, N.A. 2002. Trace fossil and ichnofabrics of the Lower Cambrian Wood Canyon Formation, southwest Death Valley area. In Corsetti, F.A. (ed.), Proterozoic-Cambrian of the Great Basin and Beyond, Pacific Section SEPM Book 93, p. 123-135. [PDF]

Manuscripts in Review or Revision

McClain, C.R., N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope, and, J.L. Payne. in revision. Is biodiversity energy-limited or unbounded? A test in fossil and modern bivalves. Paleobiology.

Abstracts by High School Mentees

Baeza, E., A. Srinath, A. Hernandez, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. Dinosaurs Vs. Mammals: The comparison of species longevity and size evolution in fossilized dinosaurs vs. fossilized mammals. ED41A
Bellon, M.B., S. Pidathala, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. The Effect of Different Oceanic Abiotic Factors on Bacterial Body and Genome Sizes. ED41A
de la Torre, N., C. Park, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. Post-Extinction Recovery of Marine Life Modes. ED41A
Geronimo, C.M., Y. Gao, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. The Influence of Oxygen Percentage, Carbon Dioxide Percentage, and Sea Level on the Mean Size and Diversity of Marine Animals during the Cambrian-Neogene Transition. ED41A
Ivanov, A., A.D. Ngo, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. Relation of Body Size on Ecological Modes. ED41A
Lam, G., I. Wang, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. Influence of Feeding and Body Mass on IUCN Extinction Threat of Extant Marine and Terrestrial Mammals. ED41A
Sachson, W.M., K.V. Ngo, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. Origins of Nematode Parasitism in the Families Strongyloididae, Rhabditidae, Plectidae and Diplogasteridae. ED41A
Shih, B.F., B.R. Ruiz, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. Relationship Between Metabolic Rate and Sea Depth in Bivalves and Gastropods. ED41A
Tseng, I., J. Le, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. The effects on biovolume and number of genera for marine fossils in different aquatic environments and rock types. ED41A
Datta, H., W. Sachson, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. Oxygen no longer plays a major role in Body Size Evolution. ED41A-0843
Idgunji, S., H. Zhang, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. Observing Evolutionary Entropy in Relation to Body Size Over Time. ED41A-0860
Kothari, S., A. Gao, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. The Prevalence of Specific Ecologies in Marine Organisms with Relation to Environmental Factors. ED41A-0841
Nolen, L., K. Duong, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. Analyzing the Differences Between Pathogenic and Nonpathogenic Prokaryote Species. ED41A-0862
Park, C., J. Saux, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. Mass Extinctions’ Selectivity on the Diversity of Marine Modes of Life. ED41A-0861
Sundararajan, D., F. Gutierrez, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. The Influence of pH on Prokaryotic Cell Size and Temperature. ED41A-0863
Tenorio, A., C. Duong, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. Correlation Between Ecospace and Metabolic Rate of Marine Organisms Through Geologic Time. ED41A-0844
Wang, F., W. Wong, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. The Effect of Abiotic Factors on Marine Animal Body Size. ED41A-0859
Yuan, A., C. Huynh, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2015. AGU Fall Meeting. The effect of size and ecology on extinction susceptibility. ED41A-0842
Webber, M., N. Wong, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. The Influence of Oxygen, Temperature, and Salinity on Ostracod Body Size in the Gulf of California and the Pacific Coast of North America, ED41A-3411.
Siram, A., S. Idgunji, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. Body Size Preference of Marine Animals in Relation to Extinction Selectivity. ED41A-3412.
Sundararajan, D., N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. Comparison of Genus and Species-Level Compilations of Metabolic Rate through Time. ED41A-3413.
Nolen, L., L-Ann Llarena, J. Saux, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. Ostracod Body Size Change Across Space and Time. ED41A-3428.
Krawczyk, M., S. Decker, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. Size Evolution and Stochastic Models: Explaining Ostracod Size through Probabilistic Distributions. ED41A-3429.
Vo, T., R. Tolosa, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. Ostracod Body Size: Locality in Accordance with Cope's and Bergmann's Rules. ED41A-3430.
Jackson, C., S. Zaroff, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. Relationship Between the Surface Area to Volume Ratio and Temperature across Geologic Time in Ostracods. ED41A-3437.
Rascon, J, J. Gonzalez, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. Testing for Bergmann's Rule in the Evolution of Ostracods. ED41A-3438.
Xu, C., P. Seshadri, V. Amin, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2013. AGU Fall Meeting. Ostracod body size trends do not follow either Bergmann's rule or Cope's rule during periods of constant temperature increase.
Soto, A., C. Tang, M. Pelagio, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2013. AGU Fall Meeting. Effects of Mass Extinctions on Crinoids Body Size.
Pathi, A., D. Guo, A. Sriram, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2013. AGU Fall Meeting. Ostracod Body Size as a Variable of Biomass.
Tenorio, E., S. Panneerselvam, A. Gupta, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2013. AGU Fall Meeting. Studying the Body Sizes of Echinoidea during the Mesozoic Era.
Nguyen, L., R. Tolosa, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2013. AGU Fall Meeting. Blastoid Body Size – Changes from the Carboniferous to the End-Permian.
Low, A., S. Randhawa, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2013. AGU Fall Meeting. Comparing the Effects of Environmental Factors on Echinoderm Body Size.
Jani, T., N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2013. AGU Fall Meeting. Effect of environmental variables on body size evolution of crinoids between periods of mass extinctions.

Abstracts

Knope, M.L., A.M. Bush, L. Frishkoff, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2017. Evolution. A comparative analysis of the filling of ecological 'space' by marine animals. T975.
Heim, N.A. 2017. Bay Area Conservation Biology Symposium. An ecological shift in the Pacific mole crab (Emerita analoga) population at Ocean Beach, San Francisco.
Heim, N.A. 2017. MARINE Oceans Colloquium. Conservation paleobiology: What are the prospects and potential collaborations?
Payne, J.L., A.M. Bush, E.T. Chang, N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope and S.B. Pruss. 2016. AGU Fall Meeting. Seeking a paleontological signature for mass extinctions caused by flood basalt eruptions. V43F-01.
Heim, N.A., J.L. Payne, M. Balk, S. Finnegan, M. Kowalewski, S.K. Lyons, C.R. McClain, D.W. McShea, P.M. Novack-Gottshall, P.S. Anich, F.A. Smith and S.C. Wang. 2015. GSA Annual Meeting. Hierarchical complexity and the limits of organism size. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 47.
Orzechowski, E.A., N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope, J.L. Payne and S. Finnegan. 2015. GSA Annual Meeting. Testing the law of constant extinction within marine adaptive zones, 47.
Lyons, S.K.N.A. Heim, F.A. Smith, M. Balk, S. Finnegan, M. Kowalewski, C.R. McClain, D.W. McShea, P.M. Novack-Gottshall, J.L. Payne, P.S. Anich and S.C. Wang. 2015. GSA Annual Meeting. Body-size evolution and ecological replacement in terrestrial vertebrates. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 47.
Payne, J.L., N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope, A.M. Bush and D.J. McCauley. 2015. GSA Annual Meeting. Comparative intensity and selectivity of the emerging sixth extinction in the ocean. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 47.
Heim, N.A. 2015. North-Central GSA Annual Meeting. The effects of body size lithological affinity on extinction risk. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 47(5).
Heim, N.A., M.L. Knope, E.K. Schaal and J.L. Payne. 2014. GSA Annual Meeting. A driven trend toward larger size in the evolution of marine animals. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 46(6):631.
N.A. Heim, J. Saltzman and J.L. Payne. 2014. AGU Fall Meeting. Improving Science Literacy and Earth Science Awareness Through an Intensive Summer Research Experience in Paleobiology. ED14A-04.
E.K. Schaal, D.J. Morgan, A.B. Jost, N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. GSA Annual Meeting. Measuring Body size from genus-level compendia captures size evolution trends in component species: Validation using Foraminifera, Ostracoda, and Conodonta. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 46(6):643.
Knope, M.L., N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. 500 million years of increasing body size, ecological complexity, and metabolic activity of marine animals.
Heim, N.A., M.L. Knope, and J.L. Payne. 2014. Southeastern GSA Annual Meeting. Seafood through time revisited: Coupled body size evolution, metabolic activity, and ecological diversification in Phanerozoic bilaterian marine animals.
Heim, N.A., M.L. Knope, and J.L. Payne. 2014. 10th North American Paleontological Convention. The macroevolutionary transition in ostracods from macrofauna to microfauna. Paleontological Society Special Publication 13: 51.
Knope, M.L., N.A. Heim and J.L. Payne. 2014. 21st Century Naturalists: Integrating Pattern and Process to Understand Biodiversity (American Society of Naturalists). Ecological diversification is coupled to body size evolution across bilaterian marine animals.
Heim, N.A., J. Saltzman and J.L. Payne. 2013. AGU Fall Meeting. Engaging high school youth in paleobiology research.
Heim, N.A., S.E. Peters, J. Saltzman, J.L. Payne. 2013. GSA Annual Meeting. The role of paleogeographic data services in improving paleobiological education and research. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 45.
Heim, N.A., J.L. Payne and M.L. Knope. 2013. GSA Annual Meeting. Phanerozoic evolution of body size in bilaterian marine animals. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 45.
Payne, J.L., N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope and C.R. McClain. 2013. GSA Annual Meeting. Metabolic rise of bivalves independent of brachiopod diversity decline. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 45.
Payne, J.L., N.A. Heim, M.L. Knope, K. Meyer, C.R. McClain. 2013. Goldschmidt. Increasing Metabolic Activity of Clams and Brachiopods over the Past 500 Million Years: A Consequence of the Changing Biological Pump? Mineralogical Magazine, 77(5) 1939.
Heim, N.A. and S.E. Peters. 2012. GSA Annual Meeting. There is no Phanerozoic rock record bias. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 44(7):33.
Peters, S.E. and N.A. Heim. 2012. GSA Annual Meeting. Stratigraphic cyclicity at the scale of continents and basins. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 44(7):631.
Heim, N.A., P. Kishor, M. McClennen and S.E. Peters. 2012. AGU Fall Meeting. Earth-Base: testing the temporal congruency of paleontological collections and geologic maps of North America. Abstract IN12A-02.
Heim, N.A. and S.E. Peters. 2012. The Geological Society [London] William Smith Meeting. The production and degradation signals of stratigraphic preservation in North America, with implications for paleobiology.
Heim, N.A., D.L. Rook and S.E. Peters. 2011. GSA Annual Meeting. Macrostratigraphy and the non-marine fossil record of North America. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 43(5):50
Finnegan, S., S.E. Peters, N.A. Heim and W.W. Fischer. 2011. GSA Annual Meeting. Macrostratigraphic and macroecological correlates of extinction risk during the Late Ordovician Mass Extinction. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 43(5):51
Rook, D.L., N.A. Heim, J. Marcot and S.E. Peters. 2011. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting. Contrasting patterns of rock and biotic diversity in the marine and terrestrial fossil records of North America.
Peters, S.E. and N.A. Heim. 2010. GSA Annual Meeting. Global distribution predicts regional geographic range and longevity in marine genera of North America. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 42(5): 138.
Rook, D., N.A. Heim, and S.E. Peters. 2010. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting. What are we missing?: Geological completeness of paleontological sampling in the terrestrial Cenozoic of North America.
Peters, S.E. and N.A. Heim. 2009. GSA Annual Meeting. The stratigraphic distribution of fossils within gap-bound sedimentary rock packages. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 41(7): 507.
Heim, N.A. and S.E. Peters. 2009. North American Paleontological Convention. Macrostratigraphy and the North American Fossil Record: The Stratigraphic Distribution of Fossils within Gap-Bound Sediment Packages. Cincinnati Museum Center Scientific Contributions, 3: 195-196.
Peters, S.E. and N.A. Heim. 2009. North American Paleontological Convention. The geological completeness of paleontological sampling in North America. Cincinnati Museum Center Scientific Contributions, 3: 196-197.
Peters, S.E. and N.A. Heim. 2009. North-Central GSA Annual Meeting. Macrostratigraphy and the North American Fossil Record: Rocks and Fossils in Time and Space. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 41(4): 69.
Heim, N.A. 2008. GSA Annual Meeting. Stability of regional brachiopod diversity structure across the Mississippian/Pennsylvanian Boundary. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 40(6): 403.
Heim, N.A. 2007. GSA Annual Meeting. Delta diversity, migration and global warming during the Late Ordovician. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 39(6): 91.
Heim, N.A. 2006. GSA Annual Meeting. Hierarchical sampling and additive diversity partitioning across multiple spatial and temporal scales: an example with upper Mississippian (Chesterian) brachiopods from the southern Ozark Uplift, North America. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 38(7): 86.
Heim, N.A. 2006. EPA STAR Fellows Conference. Effects of global climate change on migration and biodiversity at multiple spatial scales: A deep-time perspective from the fossil record of Carboniferous age brachiopods.
Heim, N.A. and Holland, S.M. 2005. North American Paleontological Convention. A null biogeographic model for quantifying the role of migration in shaping taxonomic richness and similarity patterns. PaleoBios 25, supplement to no. 2, p. 59.
Heim, N.A. and Holland, S.M. 2004. Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting. A null biogeographic model for quantifying the role of dispersal in shaping taxonomic richness and similarity patterns. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 57: 122.
Heim, N.A., Layou, K.M., Railsback, L.B., Holland, S.M., Cox, J.E., and Crowe, D.E. 2004. GSA Annual Meeting. Geochemical evidence of subaerial exposure at parasequence boundaries in Upper Ordovician limestones from the Nashville Dome, Tennessee, U.S.A. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 36(5): 76.
Myrow, P.M., Hughes, N.C., Snell, K.E., Heim, N.A., Sell, B.K., and Parcha, S.K. 2004. GSA Annual Meeting. Stratigraphic constraints upon the nature and timing of the Himalayan Cambrian-Ordovician event. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 36(5): 1185.
Sell, B.K., Hughes, N. C., Heim, N.A. and Myrow, P. 2003. GSA Annual Meeting. Cambrian trilobites and stratigraphic correlations within Tethyan Himalaya. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 35(6): 174.
Heim, N.A. and Hughes, N.C. 2003. California Paleontology Conference. Intraspecific variation in trilobites from the Tethyan Himalaya and the Cambrian biogeography of equatorial peri-Gondwanaland. PaleoBios 23, supplement to no. 1, p. 3.
Heim, N.A. and Hughes, N.C. 2002. GSA Annual Meeting. Intraspecific variation in trilobites from the Tethyan Himalaya and the Cambrian biogeography of equatorial peri-Gondwanaland. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 34(6): 316.
Hughes, N.C., Heim, N.A., Myrow, P. and Parcha, S.K. 2002. GSA Annual Meeting. Fossil constraints in recostructing Indian equatorial peri-Gondwanaland during the Cambrian. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 34(6): 414.
Heim, N.A. 2002. California Paleontology Conference. Middle Cambrian trilobites and paleogeography of the Tethyan Himalaya. PaleoBios 22, supplement to no. 1, p. 4.
Heim, N.A., Wadhwa, M. and Davis, A.M. 1999. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Rare earth element abundances in vapor deposited minerals in Ibitira vesicles in Abstracts of Papers Submitted to the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, vol. 30, abstract 1908.

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