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'''Assistant Professor of Paleobiology'''
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''' Associate Professor of Paleobiology '''<br/>
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[http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebwww/ '''Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology''']<br/>
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[http://www.geosciences.uconn.edu/ '''and Center for Integrative Geosciences''']<br/>
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[http://www.uconn.edu/ '''University of Connecticut''']<br/>
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[http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebwww/ '''Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology''']
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=== Contact Information ===
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Email: andrew.bush [at] uconn.edu<br/>
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Office (EEB): Torrey Life Sciences 472<br/>
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Lab: Torrey Life Sciences 469<br/>
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Office (Geo): Beach 240<br/>
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Phone (EEB): 860-486-9359<br/>
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Phone (Geo): 860-486-9385<br/>
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Fax: 860-486-6364<br/>
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[http://www.geosciences.uconn.edu/ '''and Center for Integrative Geosciences''']
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== Research Interests [[Andrew_Bush%27s_Research_Page|<span style="font-size: smaller">(click for more info)</span>]] ==
  
[http://www.uconn.edu/ '''University of Connecticut''']
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* Changes in marine paleoecology and biodiversity
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* The Late Devonian (Frasnian/Famennian) mass extinction
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* Upper Devonian stratigraphy in the Appalachian Basin
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* Ecologic gradient analysis of fossil species
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* Hartford Basin paleontology
  
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=== Contact Information ===
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== Teaching ==
*Email: andrew.bush [at] uconn.edu
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*Office (EEB): Torrey Life Sciences 472
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*Office (Geo): Beach 240
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*Phone (EEB): 860-486-9359
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*Phone (Geo): 860-486-9385
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*Fax: 860-486-6364
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* Paleobiology Seminar (various topics; EEB 5895/GSCI 6130)
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* Paleobiology (EEB/GSCI 4120)
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* Earth History and Global Change (GSCI 3010)
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* Principles of Biology II (BIOL 1108)
  
== Research Interests ==
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* Changes in marine biodiversity and ecology through the Phanerozoic
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== Publications ==
* Ecologic gradient analyses of patchy paleoecologic distributions
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* Duration and effects of the Late Devonian (Frasnian/Famennian) extinction
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* Upper Devonian stratigraphy in the Appalachian Basin
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* Statistical properties of evolutionary rates and the causes of evolutionary stasis
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*'''Bush, A. M.''', and Novack-Gottshall, P. M. 2011. Modelling the ecological-functional diversification of marine Metazoa on geological time scales. Biology Letters, published online before print August 3, 2011.
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*'''Bush, A. M.''', R. K. Bambach, and D. H. Erwin. 2011. Ecospace utilization during the Ediacaran Radiation and the Cambrian Eco-explosion. Pp. 111-133 in M. LaFlamme, J. D. Schiffbauer, and S. Q. Dornbos, eds. Quantifying the evolution of early life: numerical approaches to the study of fossils and ancient ecosystems. Springer, Dordrecht.
  
== Publications ==
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*'''Bush, A. M.''', and R. K. Bambach. 2011. Paleoecologic megatrends in marine metazoa. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 39:241-269.
  
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*Getty, P. R., and '''A. M. Bush.''' 2011. Sand pseudomorphs of dinosaur bones: Implications for (non-) preservation of tetrapod skeletal material in the Hartford Basin, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 302:407–414.
  
*'''Bush, A. M.''', R. K. Bambach, and G. M. Daley. 2007. Trends in ecospace use in marine fossil assemblages between the mid-Paleozoic and late Cenozoic. Paleobiology, 33:76–97.
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*'''Bush, A. M.''', and R. I. Brame. 2010. Multiple paleoecological controls on the composition of marine fossil assemblages from the Frasnian (Late Devonian) of Virginia, with a comparison of ordination methods. Paleobiology 36:573–591.
  
*Bambach, R. K., '''A. M. Bush''', and D. H. Erwin. 2007. Autecology and the filling of ecospace: key metazoan radiations. Palaeontology:50:1–22.
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*'''Bush, A. M.''', and G. M. Daley. 2008. Comparative paleoecology of fossils and fossil assemblages. In P. H. Kelley and R. K. Bambach, eds. From evolution to geobiology: research questions driving paleontology at the start of a new century. Paleontological Society Paper 14:289-317.
  
*'''Bush, A. M.''', M. Kowalewski , A. Hoffmeister , R. K. Bambach, and G. M. Daley. In press. Potential paleoecologic biases from size-filtering of fossils. Palaios.
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*Wang, S. C., and '''A. M. Bush'''. 2008. Adjusting global extinction rates to account for taxonomic susceptibility. Paleobiology 34:434–455.
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*'''Bush, A. M.''', R. K. Bambach, and G. M. Daley. 2007. Changes in theoretical ecospace utilization in marine fossil assemblages between the mid-Paleozoic and late Cenozoic. Paleobiology 33:76–97.
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*Bambach, R. K., '''A. M. Bush''', and D. H. Erwin. 2007. Autecology and the filling of ecospace: key metazoan radiations. Palaeontology 50:1–22.
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*'''Bush, A. M.''', M. Kowalewski , A. Hoffmeister , R. K. Bambach, and G. M. Daley. 2007. Potential paleoecologic biases from size-filtering of fossils. Palaios 22:612–622.
  
 
*'''Bush, A. M.''' 2006. Crime Scene Investigation—Permian. Review of Erwin, D. H. 2006. Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago. Science 311: 1868-1869.
 
*'''Bush, A. M.''' 2006. Crime Scene Investigation—Permian. Review of Erwin, D. H. 2006. Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago. Science 311: 1868-1869.
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*'''Bush, A. M.''', M. G. Powell, W. S. Arnold, T. M. Bert, and G. M. Daley. 2002. Time-averaging, evolution, and morphologic variation. Paleobiology 28:9–25.
 
*'''Bush, A. M.''', M. G. Powell, W. S. Arnold, T. M. Bert, and G. M. Daley. 2002. Time-averaging, evolution, and morphologic variation. Paleobiology 28:9–25.
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Associate Professor of Paleobiology
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
and Center for Integrative Geosciences
University of Connecticut

Contents

Contact Information

Email: andrew.bush [at] uconn.edu
Office (EEB): Torrey Life Sciences 472
Lab: Torrey Life Sciences 469
Office (Geo): Beach 240
Phone (EEB): 860-486-9359
Phone (Geo): 860-486-9385
Fax: 860-486-6364

Research Interests (click for more info)

  • Changes in marine paleoecology and biodiversity
  • The Late Devonian (Frasnian/Famennian) mass extinction
  • Upper Devonian stratigraphy in the Appalachian Basin
  • Ecologic gradient analysis of fossil species
  • Hartford Basin paleontology


Teaching

  • Paleobiology Seminar (various topics; EEB 5895/GSCI 6130)
  • Paleobiology (EEB/GSCI 4120)
  • Earth History and Global Change (GSCI 3010)
  • Principles of Biology II (BIOL 1108)


Publications

  • Bush, A. M., and Novack-Gottshall, P. M. 2011. Modelling the ecological-functional diversification of marine Metazoa on geological time scales. Biology Letters, published online before print August 3, 2011.
  • Bush, A. M., R. K. Bambach, and D. H. Erwin. 2011. Ecospace utilization during the Ediacaran Radiation and the Cambrian Eco-explosion. Pp. 111-133 in M. LaFlamme, J. D. Schiffbauer, and S. Q. Dornbos, eds. Quantifying the evolution of early life: numerical approaches to the study of fossils and ancient ecosystems. Springer, Dordrecht.
  • Bush, A. M., and R. K. Bambach. 2011. Paleoecologic megatrends in marine metazoa. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 39:241-269.
  • Getty, P. R., and A. M. Bush. 2011. Sand pseudomorphs of dinosaur bones: Implications for (non-) preservation of tetrapod skeletal material in the Hartford Basin, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 302:407–414.
  • Bush, A. M., and R. I. Brame. 2010. Multiple paleoecological controls on the composition of marine fossil assemblages from the Frasnian (Late Devonian) of Virginia, with a comparison of ordination methods. Paleobiology 36:573–591.
  • Bush, A. M., and G. M. Daley. 2008. Comparative paleoecology of fossils and fossil assemblages. In P. H. Kelley and R. K. Bambach, eds. From evolution to geobiology: research questions driving paleontology at the start of a new century. Paleontological Society Paper 14:289-317.
  • Wang, S. C., and A. M. Bush. 2008. Adjusting global extinction rates to account for taxonomic susceptibility. Paleobiology 34:434–455.
  • Bush, A. M., R. K. Bambach, and G. M. Daley. 2007. Changes in theoretical ecospace utilization in marine fossil assemblages between the mid-Paleozoic and late Cenozoic. Paleobiology 33:76–97.
  • Bambach, R. K., A. M. Bush, and D. H. Erwin. 2007. Autecology and the filling of ecospace: key metazoan radiations. Palaeontology 50:1–22.
  • Bush, A. M., M. Kowalewski , A. Hoffmeister , R. K. Bambach, and G. M. Daley. 2007. Potential paleoecologic biases from size-filtering of fossils. Palaios 22:612–622.
  • Bush, A. M. 2006. Crime Scene Investigation—Permian. Review of Erwin, D. H. 2006. Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago. Science 311: 1868-1869.
  • Bush, A. M., and R. K. Bambach. 2004. Did alpha diversity increase during the Phanerozoic? Lifting the veils of taphonomic, latitudinal, and environmental biases in the study of paleocommunities. Journal of Geology 112:625–642.
  • Bush, A. M., M. J. Markey, and C. R Marshall. 2004. Removing bias from diversity curves: the effects of spatially organized biodiversity on sampling-standardization. Paleobiology 30:666–686.
  • Bush, A. M., M. G. Powell, W. S. Arnold, T. M. Bert, and G. M. Daley. 2002. Time-averaging, evolution, and morphologic variation. Paleobiology 28:9–25.
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