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Dr. Steven Rosscoe

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Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Geosciences
Location
Bolin Hall
Room
131 A
Institution Degree Graduation Date
Texas Tech University PhD in Geosciences 2008
Texas Tech University MS in Geosciences 2005
State University of New York College at Geneseo BA in Geological Sciences 2003
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology 08/15/2022
Cisco College Adjunct Instructor of Geology 09/01/2021 12/12/2021
Texas Tech University Adjunct Instructor 06/05/2011 06/24/2011
Hardin-Simmons University Professor of Geology 08/16/2008 08/12/2022

Peer Reviewed Publications

Rosscoe, S. J., and Barrick, J. E. 2021. Conodont faunas from the lower part of the Tinajas Member of the Atrasado Formation (Upper Pennsylvanian/Missourian), Manzanita Mountains, New Mexico. In Lucas, S. G., et. al., eds. Kinney Brick Quarry Lagerstätte. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin, No. 84, pp. 241-253.

Gee, B. M., Rosscoe, S. J., Scott, D. Ostlein, J., & Reisz, R. R. 2018. Faunal overview of the Mud Hill locality from the early Permian Vale Formation of Taylor County, Texas. Journal of Paleontology, 92, no. 6, pp. 1092-1106.

Hogancamp, N. J., Rosscoe, S. J., and Barrick, J. E. 2017. Geometric morphometric analysis of P1 element asymmetry in the Late Pennsylvanian conodont Idiognathodus magnificus Stauffer and Plummer 1932. Stratigraphy, vol. 14, nos. 1-2, pp. 179-196.

Barrick, J. E., Lambert, L. L., Heckel, P. H., Rosscoe, S. J., and Boardman II, D. R. 2013. Midcontinent Pennsylvanian conodont zonation. In Heckel, P. H. ed. Pennsylvanian genetic stratigraphy and biostratigraphy of midcontinent North America. Stratigraphy, vol. 10, nos. 1-2, pp. 55-72.

Rosscoe, S. J. & Barrick, J. E. 2013. North American species of the conodont genus Idiognathodus from the Moscovian-Kasimovian Boundary Composite Sequence and correlation of the Moscovian-Kasimovian stage boundary. In Lucas, S. G., DiMichele, W. A., Barrick, J. E., Schneider, J. W., and Spielmann, J. A., eds. The Carboniferous-Permian Transition. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science: Bulletin, no. 60, pp. 354-371.

Barrick, J. E., Heckel, P. H. & Rosscoe, S. J. 2012. Conodont-based correlation of lower Conemaugh marine units (Late Pennsylvanian) in Northern Appalachian Basin. Stratigraphy, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 273-279.

Falcon-Lang, H. J., Heckel, P. H., DiMichele, W. A., Blake, B. M., Easterday, C. R., Eble, C. F., Elrick, S., Gastaldo, R. A., Greb, S. F., Martino, R. L., Nelson, W. J., Pfefferkorn, H. W., Phillips, T. L., & Rosscoe, S. J. 2011B. Reply to comment on “No major stratigraphic gap exists near the Desmoinesian-Missourian Stage Boundary in North America. Palaios, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 125-139.” Palaios, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 672-673.

Falcon-Lang, H. J., Heckel, P. H., DiMichele, W. A., Blake, B. M., Easterday, C. R., Eble, C. F., Elrick, S., Gastaldo, R. A., Greb, S. F., Martino, R. L., Nelson, W. J., Pfefferkorn, H. W., Phillips, T. L., & Rosscoe, S. J. 2011A. No major stratigraphic gap exists near the Desmoinesian-Missourian Stage Boundary in North America. Palaios, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 125-139.

Rosscoe, S. J. & Barrick, J. E. 2009. Revision of Idiognathodus species from the Desmoinesian-Missourian (~Moscovian-Kasimovian) boundary interval in the Midcontinent Basin, North America. In Over, D. J. ed. Conodont studies commemorating the 150th anniversary of the first conodont paper (Pander, 1856) and the 40th anniversary of the Pander Society. Paleontographica Americana, no. 62, pp. 115-147.

Newsletter Articles

Rosscoe, S. J. & Barrick, J. E. 2009. Idiognathodus turbatus and other key taxa of the Moscovian-Kasimovian boundary interval in the Midcontinent Region, North America. Newsletter on Carboniferous Stratigraphy, vol. 27, pp. 21-25.

Conference Abstracts

Hogancamp, N. J., Rosscoe, S. J., and Barrick, J. E. 2016. Landmark-based morphometric analyses of Idiognathodus magnificus and development of comprehensive protocols to study morphological variation in conodont P1 Elements. Geological Society of America: Abstracts with Programs, vol. 48, no. 7.

Heckel, P. H. Barrick, J. E., and Rosscoe, S. J. 2011. Conodont-based correlation of lower Conemaugh marine units (Late Pennsylvanian) in northern Appalachian Basin. Geological Society of America: Abstracts with Programs, vol. 43, no. 1, p. 74.

Butler, G. Holterhoff, P., and Rosscoe, S. 2010. High frequency sequence stratigraphic controls on sequence architecture of an Upper Pennsylvanian “regressive limestone” (Bethany Falls Limestone), Mid-Continent, USA. AAPG Search and Discover Article #90104, AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition-11-14 April, 2010.

Rosscoe, S. J. and Bader, J. D. 2010. Conodont biostratigraphy of the Upper Salesville Shale (Canyon – Upper Pennsylvanian) of north-central Texas as compared to the Hushpuckney Shale of the Midcontinent Basin, USA. Geological Society of America: Abstract with Programs, vol. 42, no. 2, p. 72.

Over, D. J., Travis, M., Morgan, P., Baird, G. C., Rosscoe, S, Bartholomew, A., and Schramm, T. 2009. Conodonts, dacryoconarids, magnetic susceptibility, and placement of the Eifelian-Givetian Boundary in the Marcellus Shale of the lower Hamilton Group, Appalachian Basin, western New York State. Permophiles: Newsletter of the Subcommission on Permian Stratigraphy, no. 53, supp. 1, p. 38.

Rosscoe, S. J. and Barrick, J. E. 2009. Morphological features, possible functions, and evolution of Late Carboniferous idiognathodid P1 elements. Permophiles: Newsletter of the Subcommission on Permian Stratigraphy, no. 53, supp. 1, p. 44-45.

Student Research Conference Abstracts

Jones, C. & Rosscoe, S. J. 2022. An enigmatic limestone conglomerate in the predominantly siliciclastic Antlers Formation, Taylor County, Texas. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs vol. 54, no. 2.

Deen, J. M., Mann, C. D., Garcia, A., & Rosscoe, S. J. 2020. Preliminary textural analysis of the Antlers Sandstone, Taylor County, Texas. Geological Society of America: Abstracts with Programs, vol. 52, no. 1.

Robinson, S. E., Rosscoe, S. J., and Dose, M. M. 2017. Preliminary analysis of gamma radiation, conodont element abundance, and finer than sand fraction relationships in the lower Barnett Shale, San Saba, Texas, U.S.A. Geological Society of America: Abstracts with Programs, vol. 49, no. 1.