Dr. Jisuo Jin
Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan, 1988
Office: BGS 0180
Research Lab: BGS 1005
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x.84061
Fax: (519) 661-3198
- Ordovician-Silurian brachiopod taxonomy and diversity patterns through time;
- Origin, radiation, mass extinction, and recovery of brachiopod faunas in the epicontinental seas of North America during the Ordovician and Silurian periods;
- Paleoecolgy and environmental control on the evolution of brachiopod communities and fauna;
- Comparative study of Ordovician-Silurian brachiopod faunas of North America and South China - applications to global biodiversity patterns and paleobiogeography.
Books/Monographs (peer-reviewed): 11
Books and special volumes edited: 4
Papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings: 87
Papers in non-peer-reviewed periodicals and conference proceedings: 6
Technical Reports (non-peer-reviewed): 7
Conference field guides: 5
- Sohrabi, A. and Jin, J. 2013. Global palaeobiogeography of brachiopod faunas during the early Katian (Late Ordovician) greenhouse episode. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. doi 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.02.027.
- Jin, J., Harper, D.A.T., Cocks, L.R.M., McCausland, P.J.A., Rasmussen, C.M.Ø. and Sheehan, P.M. 2013. Precisely locating the Ordovician equator in Laurentia. Geology, 41, 107–110. [Highlighted in Editors’ Choice, Science, 2012, 338, p. 1397]
- Chen, P., Jin, J. and Lenz, A.C. 2012. Palaeoecology of transported brachiopod assemblages embedded in black shale, Cape Phillips Formation (Silurian), Arctic Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 367/368, 104–120.
- Jin J. and Zhan R. 2008. Late Ordovician orthide and billingsellide brachiopods from Anticosti Island, eastern Canada: Diversity change through mass extinctions. National Research Council of Canada, NRC Research Press, Ottawa. 151 pp. (book)
- Jin, J. 2008. Environmental control on temporal and spatial differentiation of Early Silurian pentameride brachiopod communities, Anticosti Island, eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 45(2), 159-187.
Earth Sciences 2265A: Paleobiology and Paleoecology
Earth Sciences 2266B: Evolution of the Vertebrates
Earth Sciences 4461B: Advanced Paleontology
Earth Sciences 9532B: Ancient Ecosystems
Earth Sciences 2250Y: Field Mapping
Earth Sciences 3314B: Sedimentary Petrology
Earth Sciences 361: Invertebrate Paleontology
Earth Sciences 4450Y: Field school (4th year)
Pengfei Chen, Completed (2005.8-2009.10).
Ordovician brachiopod diversity fluctuations: comparison between North America and South China
Akbar Sohrabi Hashjin, Completed (2009.5-2013.4).
The Trentonian (Late Ordovician) brachiopod fauna of Ontario: evolution through a global warming event
Nikole Bingham-Koslowski, In progress (2010.9-).
High-resolution stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Upper Devonian Kettle Point Formation, southwestern Ontario, Canada
Colin Sproat, In progress (2012.9-)
Systematics and paleobiogeography of early Katian brachiopods in North America
Recent MSc Students
Colin Sproat, Completed (2010.9-2012.10)
Late Ordovician brachiopod evolution in epicontinental seas
Candace Brintnell, Completed (2010.9-2012.8)
Architecture and stratigraphy of the lower Silurian Guelph Formation, Lockport Group, southern Ontario and Michigan
Kathryn Lapenskie, In progress (2012.9-)
Latitudinal gradient of Early Silurian virgianid brachiopods in Laurentia