Department of Environmental Paleobiology


Andrzej KAIM, Ph.D., D.Sc.


Early ontogeny and phylogeny of Mesozoic gastropods, paleoecology of Mesozoic fossil assemblages, trends in body-size evolution.


CURRICULUM VITAE



Personal data

Andrzej Kaim
born 15 May 1970 in Warszawa, Poland
married, two children


Titles
  • 2013 Doctor habilitatus degree in geology at Warsaw University
  • 2004 Doctoral degree in biology at Instytut Paleobiologii PAN
  • 1995 Master of Science in geology at Warsaw University

Memberships

  • since 2013 member of Unitas Malacologica
  • since 2011 corresponding member of Subcommission on Triassic Stratigraphy
  • since 2005 member of Palaeontological Society of Japan
  • since 1997 member of Polish Geological Society

Scholarships
  • 2013-2014 Senior Advanced Research Award from the Fulbright Commission at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA.
  • 2012-2013 Humboldt return fellowship at the Institute of Paleobiology PAS.
  • 2009-2011 Humboldt fellowship at the Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie, München, Germany.
  • 2008 Synthesys at the Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet in Stokholm, Sweden.
  • 2005-2007 JSPS fellowship at the University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 2004 Colparsyst at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France.
  • 2003 SysResource at the Natural History Museum in London, U.K.
  • 2003 HighLat at the Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet in Stokholm, Sweden.
  • 2001/2002 Scholarship of Swedish Institute at Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm
  • 2001 Beres Scholarship of Polish Geological Society
  • 2000 Scholarship for Young Scholars from The Foundation for Polish Science

Research grants
  • 2013 - 2016 leader of a grant from National Science Centre, "The evolution of Mesozoic chemosynthesis-based ecosystems".
  • 2008 - 2010 leader of a grant from Ministry of Science and Education, Poland (no. N N307 116635),  “Non-actualistic wood-fall associations from Middle Jurassic of Poland”.
  • 2006 - 2008 JSPS overseas research grant (no. 18403013, leader: Kazushige Tanabe), “High-resolution chronostratigraphy and faunal changes for the marine Cretaceous deposits in the U.S. Pacific Coast”. Field work in California, Alasca, and South Dakota.
  • 2005-2007 leader of a research grant for JSPS fellows (no. 17.05324, project number 050500000614), “Origin of chemosynthesis-based biological communities in the fossil record”. Field work in Japan (Hokkaido).
  • 1998-2000 leader of a grant from Polish Scientific Committee, Poland (no. 6PO4 011 15), “Analysis of zooplankton (gastropod larvae) as a method of investigation of Early Cretaceous climate and environment”.

Scientific expeditions
  • 2010 research onboard R/V Natsushima on the West Pacific, cooperation with JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Japan
  • 2005-2008 Fieldworks in USA (California, Alaska, South Dakota) and Hokkaido (Japan).
  • 2001 Expedition to Khorbosuonka River, Northern Siberia
  • 1998 Paleontological investigation on Treskelen Peninsula, Svalbard during 21st Polish Polar Expedition to Hornsund (Spitsbergen)


Editorial work
  • 2011 member of editorial board of Boletíno Del Instituto De Fisiografía y Geología, Rosario, Argentina
  • 2005-present, Assistant Editor (2005-2010), Associate Editor (2011-present) Acta Palaeotologica Polonica

Interests
  • Gastropod recovery and paleodiversity pattern after the Permian-Triassic extinction
  • Origin of chemoautotrophic communities
  • Early ontogeny and phylogeny of Mesozoic gastropods, paleoecology of Mesozoic fossil assemblages.
  • Trends in body-size evolution.
  • Paleontology of the Triassic.




Publications



Scientific papers:

Kiel S., Glodny J., Birgel D., Bulot L.G., Campbell K.A., Gaillard C., Graziano R., Kaim A., Lazar I., Sandy M.R., Peckmann J. (accepted) The paleoecology, habitats, and stratigraphic range of the enigmatic Cretaceous brachiopod Peregrinella. PLoS ONE

Hryniewicz K., Nakrem H.-A., Hammer Ø., Little C.T.S., Kaim A., Sandy M.R., and Hurum J.H. in press. The palaeoecology of the latest Jurassic–earliest Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep carbonates from Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Lethaia.

Kaim A., Jenkins R.G., Tanabe K., and Kiel S. in press. Mollusks from late Mesozoic seep deposits, chiefly in California. Zootaxa 3861 (5): 401–440.

Ferrari, S.M., Kaim A., and Damborenea, S.E. in press. The genera Calliotropis Seguenza and Ambercyclus n. gen. (Vetigastropoda, Eucyclidae) from the Early Jurassic of Argentina. Journal of Paleontology.

Nützel, A. and Kaim, A. in press. Diversity, palaeoecology and systematics of a marine fossilassemblage from the Late Triassic Cassian Formation at Settsass Scharte, N Italy.Paläontologische Zeitschrift [Text, journal site].

Kaim A, Nützel, A., and Maekawa, T. 2014. Smithian gastropod assemblages of the Bac Thuy Formation. In: Y. Shigeta, T. Komatsu, T. Maekawa & H. T. Dang (eds.), Olenekian (Early Triassic) stratigraphy and fossil assemblages in northeastern Vietnam. National Museum of Nature and Science Monographs 45: 63-64.

Kaim A, Nützel, A., and Maekawa, T. 2014. Gastropods. In: Y. Shigeta, T. Komatsu, T. Maekawa & H. T. Dang (eds.), Olenekian (Early Triassic) stratigraphy and fossil assemblages in northeastern Vietnam. National Museum of Nature and Science Monographs 45: 167-184.

Kolar-Jurkovšek, T., Vuks, V.Y., Aljinović, D., Hautmann, M., Kaim, A., and Jurkovšek, B. 2013. Olenekian (Early Triassic) fossil assemblage of eastern Julian Alps (Slovenia). Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae 83 (3): 213-227. [Full_text - PDF]

Kaim, A., Skupien, P., and Jenkins, R.G. 2013. A new Lower Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep locality from the Czech Carpathians and its fauna. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 390, 42–51. [Text, journal site]

Kaim, A., Nützel, A., Hautmann, M., and Bucher, H. 2013. Early Triassic gastropods from Salt Range, Pakistan. Bulletin of Geosciences 88 (3), 505–516. [Text, journal site]

Jenkins, R., Kaim, A., Little, C.T.S., Iba, Y., Tanabe, K., and Campbell, K.A. 2013. Worldwide distribution of the modiomorphid bivalve genus Caspiconcha in late Mesozoic hydrocarbon seeps. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58 (2), 2013: 357-382. [Full_text - PDF]

Majewski, W., Olempska, E., Kaim, A., and Anderson, J.B. 2012. Rare calcareous microfossils from Middle Miocene strata, Weddell Sea offAntarctic Peninsula. Polish Polar Research 33 (3): 245–257.

Gedl, P. and Kaim, A. 2012. An introduction to the palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) ore-bearing clays at Gnaszyn, Kraków-Silesia Homocline, Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica, 62 (3), 67–280.

Kaim, A. 2012. Faunal dynamics of gastropods in the Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) ore-bearing clays at Gnaszyn, Kraków-Silesia Homocline, Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica, 62 (3), 367–380.

Kaim, A. and Sztajner, P. 2012. Faunal dynamics of bivalves and scaphopods in the Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) ore-bearing clays at Gnaszyn, Kraków-Silesia Homocline, Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica, 62 (3), 381–395.

Gedl, P., Kaim, A., Leonowicz, P., Boczarowski, A., Dudek, T., Kędzierski, M., Rees, J., Smoleń, J., Szczepanik, P., Sztajner, P., Witkowska, M. and Ziaja, J. 2012. Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) ore-bearing clays at Gnaszyn, Kraków-Silesia Homocline, Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica, 62 (3), 463–484.

Kaim, A. and Schneider, S. 2012. A conch with a collar: Early ontogeny of the enigmatic fossil bivalve Myoconcha. Journal of Paleontology 86, 4, 652–658.[Text, journal site]

Schneider, S., and Kaim, A. 2012. Early ontogeny of Middle Jurassic hiatellids from a wood fall association: implications for phylogeny and paleaoecology of Hiatellidae. Journal of Molluscan Studies 78 (1): 119-127. [Abstract]

Kaim, A, Tucholke, B.E., and Warén, A. 2012. A new Late Pliocene large provannid gastropod associated with hydrothermal venting at Kane Megamullion, Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10, 423-433. [Full_text - PDF]

Kaim, A. and Nützel, A. 2011. Dead bellerophontids walking—The short Mesozoic history of the Bellerophontoidea (Gastropoda). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 308, 1-2, 190-199.[Text, journal site]

Gründel, J., Kaim, A., Nützel, A., and Little, C.T.S. 2011. Early Jurassic gastropods from England. Palaeontology 54, 3, 481-510.[Text, journal site]

Kaim, A. 2011. Non-actualistic wood-fall associations from Middle Jurassic of Poland. Lethaia 34, 1, 109-124. [Text, journal site]

Hautmann, M., Bucher, H., Brühwiler, T., Goudemand, N., Kaim, A., and Nützel, A. 2011. An unusually diverse mollusc fauna from the Earliest Triassic of South China and its implications for benthic recovery after the end-Permian biotic crisis. Geobios 44, 1, 71-85. [Text, journal site]

Brayard, A., Nützel, A., Kaim, A., Escarguel, G., Hautmann, M., Stephen, D.A., Bylund, K.G., Jenks, J., Bucher, H. 2011. Gastropod evidence against the Early Triassic Lilliput effect: REPLY. Geology 39, E233-E233.[Text, journal site]

Johnson, S.B., Warén, A., Lee, R.W., Kano, Y., Kaim, A., Davis, A., Strong, E.E., and Vrijenhoek, R.C. 2010. Rubyspira, new genus and two new species of bone-eating deep-sea snails with ancient habits. Biological Bulletin 219, 166-177.

Kaim, A. and Conti, M.A. 2010. A problematic zygopleuroid gastropod Acanthostrophia revisited. Zitteliana A50, 21-24.

Kaim, A., Nützel, A., Bucher, H., Brühwiler, T., and Goudemand, N. 2010. Early Triassic (Late Griesbachian) gastropods from South China (Shanggan, Guangxi). Swiss Journal of Geosciences 103, 121-128. [Text, journal site]

Kaim, A., Bitner, M.A., Jenkins, R.G., and Hikida, Y. 2010. Monospecific assemblage of terebratulide brachiopods in the Upper Cretaceous seep deposits of Omagari, Hokkaido, Japan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55, 73-84. [Full_text-PDF]

Tanabe, K., Kulicki, C., Landman, N.H., and Kaim, A. 2010. Tuberculate micro-ornamentation on embryonic shells of Mesozoic ammonoids: Microstructure, taxonomic variation, and morphogenesis. In: Tanabe, K., Shigeta, Y., Sasaki, T. & Hirano, H. (eds.) Cephalopods Present and Past. pp. 105-121. Tokai University Press, Tokyo.

Kaim, A., Jenkins, R.G., and Hikida, Y. 2009. Gastropods from Late Cretaceous Omagari and Yasukawa hydrocarbon seep deposits in the Nakagawa area, Hokkaido, Japan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 54 (3) 463-490. [Full_text - PDF]

Kaim, A. 2009. Gastropods. In Y. Shigeta, Y. D. Zakharov, H. Maeda & A. M. Popov (eds.), The Lower Triassic System in the Abrek Bay area, South Primorye, Russia. National Museum of Nature and Science Monographs 38, 141-156

Kaim, A. & Kelly S.R.A. 2009. Mass occurrence of hokkaidoconchid gastropods in the Upper Jurassic methane seep carbonate from Alexander Island, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 21: 279-284 [Full_text - PDF]

Kaim, A., Jenkins, R. G., & Warén, A. 2008. Provannid and provannid-like gastropods from the Late Cretaceous cold seeps of Hokkaido (Japan) and the fossil record of the Provannidae (Gastropoda: Abyssochrysoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154, 3, 421-436. [Text, journal site]

Kaim, A. 2008. A review of gastropods from a Callovian (Middle Jurassic) glacial drift at Łuków, Eastern Poland. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 247/2, 161-176. [Text, journal site]

Kaim, A., Kobayashi, Y., Echizenya, H., Jenkins, R. G., & Tanabe, K. 2008. Chemosynthesis-based associations on Cretaceous plesiosaurid carcasses. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53, 1, 97-104 [Full text - PDF].

Jenkins, R. G., Kaim, A. & Hikida, Y. 2007. Antiquity of the substrate choice among acmaeid limpets from Late Cretaceous chemosynthesis-based communities. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52, 2, 369-373 [Full text - PDF].

Jenkins, R. G., Kaim, A., Hikida, Y. & Tanabe, K. 2007. Methane flux dependent lateral faunal changes in a Late Cretaceous chemosymbiotic assemblage from the Nakagawa area of Hokkaido, Japan. Geobiology 5, 2, 127-139 [Full text - PDF].

Hikuroa, D. C. H. & Kaim, A. 2007. New gastropods from the Jurassic of Orville Coast, eastern Ellsworth Land, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 19, 1, 115-124 [PDF-web quality][[PDF-print quality]

Gründel, J & Kaim, A. 2006. Shallow-water gastropods from Late Oxfordian sands in Kłęby (Pomerania, Poland). Acta Geologica Polonica 56, 2, 121-157 [Full text - PDF].

Kaim, A., Jurkovšek, B., and Kolar-Jurkovšek, T. 2006. New associations of Carnian gastropods from Mežica region in the Karavanke Mountains of Slovenia. Facies 52, 3, 469-482. [Text, journal site] [Abstract]

Kaim, A. & Sztajner, P. 2005. The opercula of neritopsid gastropods and their phylogenetic importance. Journal of Molluscan Studies 71, 3, 211-219 [Abstract, journal site] [Full text - PDF, journal site]

Kaim, A. & Beisel, A.L. 2005. Mesozoic gastropods from Siberia and Timan (Russia). Part 2: Neogastropoda and Heterobranchia. Polish Polar Research 25, 1, 41-64.[Full text - PDF]

Kaim, A. , Beisel, A.L., Kurushin, N.I. 2004. Mesozoic gastropods from Siberia and Timan (Russia). Part 1: Vetigastropoda and Caenogastropoda (exclusive of Neogastropoda). Polish Polar Research 24, 3-4, 241-266. [Full text - PDF]

Kaim, A. 2004. The evolution of conch ontogeny in Mesozoic open sea gastropods. Palaeontologia Polonica 62, 1-183.[Abstract]

Bitner, M. A. & Kaim, A. 2004. The Miocene brachiopods from the silty facies of the intra-Carpathian Nowy Sącz Basin (Poland).Geological Quarterly, 48, 2, 193-198. [Full text - PDF, journal site]

Gedl, P., Kaim, A., Boczarowski, A., Kędzierski, M, Smoleń, J., Szczepanik, P., Witkowska, M. & Ziaja, J. 2003. A reconstruction of sedimentary environment of Middle Jurassic Ore-bearing clay from Gnaszyn (Częstochowa region) - preliminary results. Tomy Jurajskie 1, 19-27. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Kaim, A. 2002. Gradual evolution of the Early Cretaceous marine gastropod Rissoina lineage in central Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 47, 4, 667-672. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Kaim, A. 2001. Faunal dynamics of juvenile gastropods and associated organisms across the Valanginian transgression-regression cycle in central Poland. Cretaceous Research 22, 3, 333351. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Dzik, J., Sulej, T., Kaim, A. & Niedźwiedzki, R. 2000. A late Triassic tetrapod graveyard in the Opole Silesia (SW Poland) Przegląd Geologiczny 48, 3, 226235. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Trammer, J. & Kaim, A. 1999. Active trends, passive trends, Cope's rule and temporal scaling: new categorization of cladogenetic body size changes Historical Biology 13, 2-3, 113125. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Kaim, A. & Niedzwiedzki, R. 1999. Middle Triassic ammonoids from Silesia, Poland Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 44, 1, 93-115. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Kaim, A. 1997. Brachiopod bivalve assemblages of the Middle Triassic TerebratulaBeds, Upper Silesia, Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 42, 2, 333-359. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Trammer, J. & Kaim, A. 1997. Body size and diversity exemplified by three trilobite clades Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 42, 1, 112. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Trammer, J., Kaim, A., & Małkowski, K. 1996. Disturbance rings and shell shape in the Triassic brachiopod Coenothyris vulgaris. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 201, 1, 95-105. [Abstract] [Full text - PDF]

Kaim, A. 1995. Interpretacja rozwoju srodowiska sedymentacji wapienia muszlowego Strzelc Opolskich w oparciu o nastepstwo zespolów skamienialosci. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis. 85 pp. Department of Paleontology, Institute of Geology, University of Warsaw.


Published contributions to academic conferences:

Moriya, K., Jenkins, R., Kaim, A., Kobayashi, Y., and Echizenya, H. 2014. A chemosynthetic community on plesiosaurid carcass: with focus on distributions of microbes and invertebrate fossils. In: Japan Geoscience Union Meeting, 28 April-2 May, 2014, Yokohama, Japan. Abstract Volume BPT24-05. Japan Geoscience Union, Tokyo.

Jenkins, R., Kaim, A., Moriya, K., Hirayama, R., and Hikida, Y. 2014. Chemosynthesis-based ecosystem discovered on a Cretaceous sea turtles from Japan. In: Japan Geoscience Union Meeting, 28 April-2 May, 2014, Yokohama, Japan. Abstract Volume BPT24-04. Japan Geoscience Union, Tokyo.

Kaim, A. 2014. Fidelity of the fossil record of the chemosynthesis-based communities—are we assessing a full image of their evolution after 30 years since discovery? In: 10th North American Paleontological Convention. Gainesville, Florida, USA. February 15-18, 2014. The Paleontological Society Special Publications 13: 12.

Kaim, A. 2014. The evolution of chemosynthesis-based communities and the importance of Japanese sites. In: Tenure Track Symposium, College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University, 10.01.2014, Kanazawa, Japan. [invited lecture]

Kaim, A., Skupien, P., and Jenkins, R.G. 2013. Fauna of the Lower Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep locality from Czech Carpathians. In:14th Czech - Slovak - Polish Palaeontological Conference and 9th Polish Micropalaeontological Workshop, November 14-15, 2013, Kraków, Poland.

Kaim, A. 2013. The Mesozoic fossil record of chemosynthesis-based communities. In: 5th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis-Based Ecosystems, 18-23.08.2013, Victoria, Canada.

Kaim, A. Little, C. T. S., and Mears, E. 2013.Provannid gastropods from Upper Cretaceous (91 million year old) hydrothermal vent deposits from Cyprus. In: 5th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis-Based Ecosystems, 18-23.08.2013, Victoria, Canada.

Hryniewicz, K., Little, C.T.S., Nakrem, H.-A., Hammer, Ø., Sandy, M.R., and Kaim, A. 2013. Evolutionary significance of latest Jurassic-earliest Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep assemblages from Central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. In: 5th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis-Based Ecosystems, 18-23.08.2013, Victoria, Canada.

Nützel, A., Cook, A., Frýda, J., Gründel, J., and Kaim, A. 2013.A review of the heterobranch fossil record and its meaning for phylogeny. In: World Congress of Malacology, 21-28.07.2013, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal.

Kaim, A. Little, C. T. S., and Mears, E. 2013. Gastropods from Upper Cretaceous (91 million year old) hydrothermal vent deposits from Cyprus. In: World Congress of Malacology, 21-28.07.2013, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal.

Nützel A., Kaim, A., Hausmann, I., and Kustatscher, E. 2012. The Cassian biota – Ecology and geobiology of the Triassic diversity hotspot. In: Centenary Meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, 24–29.09.2012, Berlin, Germany.

Kaim, A., S. Kiel, 2012. Emergence and evolution of wood-fall communities. In: Centenary Meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, 24–29.09.2012, Berlin, Germany.

Borszcz, T., Nawrot, R., and Kaim, A. 2012. Czy tempestyty z mikroślimakami ze środkowego triasu polski kwestionują hipotezę „efektu lilipuciego” jako skutku masowego wymierania na granicy perm/trias? In: II Polski Kongres Geologiczny, 17-19.09.2012, Warszawa, Poland.

Jenkins, R.G., Kaim, A., Mochizuki, S., Hikida, Y., Kurihara, K. and Sakurai, K. 2012. Marine reptile carcasses suport chemosythesis-based community. In: Abstracts with Programs. The 2012 Annual Meeting The Palaeontological Society of Japan (June 29-July 1, 2012, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture) p. 21. Palaeontological Society of Japan, Nagoya.

Kaim, A. and Nützel, A. 2011. Unusual low diversified fossil association from Settsass Scharte locality of Cassian Formation. In: Workshop on the Cassian beds (Upper Triassic), Bolzano, Italy (28-29 lipiec, 2011).

Jenkins, R.G., Nozaki, A., Utsunomiya, M., Sato, K., Nobuhara, T., Watanabe, H., Oguri, K., Seike, K., Kaim, A., Sato, M., Takahashi, M., Numata, S., Sanbonsuga, Y., Shinya, M., and Sakai, S. 2011. Cold-seep ecosystem including deep-sea subsurface infaunal world. Abstract volume, p.BPT023-03. Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2011. Chiba, Japan.

Kaim, A. and Nützel, A. 2010. Gastropod recovery after Permian-Triassic mass extinction. In: 80. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, October 5-8, 2010. Munich, Germany. Zitteliana B29: 55-56.

Jenkins, R.G. and Kaim, A. 2010. Evolutionary history of hydrothermal and seep chemosynthetic communities. In: 75th Anniversary of the Founding and the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Society of Japan, 11-14 June 2010, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

Jenkins, R.G. and Kaim, A. 2010. Caspiconchiid bivalves: Widespread occurrences in late mesozoic cold seeps. In: Third International Palaeontological Congress, June 28 to July 3, 2010, London, U.K.

Kaim, A. and Nützel, A. 2010. Dead bellerophontids walking – the short mesozoic history of the Bellerophontoidea (Gastropoda). In: Third International Palaeontological Congress, June 28 to July 3, 2010, London, U.K.

Nützel, A. and Kaim, A. 2010. Larval ecology in the aftermath of the end-permian mass extinction: Possible selectivity and implication for a possible productivity crisis. In: Third International Palaeontological Congress, June 28 to July 3, 2010, London, U.K.

Kaim, A. 2010. Chemosynthesis-based communities through time. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 12, EGU2010-12679-1, 2010. European Geoscience Union General Assembly 2010, 2-7 May, 2010, Vienna, Austria, p.12679.

Jenkins, R.G. and Kaim, A. 2010. Caspiconchiid bivalves: Widespread occurrences in late Mesozoic cold seeps. In: Japan Geoscience Union Meeting, 23-28 May, 2010, Chiba, Japan. Japan Geoscience Union, Tokyo.

Hautmann, M., Bucher, H., Brühwiler, T., Goudemand, N., Kaim, A., and Nützel, A. 2010. An unusually well preserved mollusc fauna from the earliest Triassic of South China: A unique window into the early survival phase after the end-Permian mass extinction event. In: Baud, A. and Bernecker, M. (eds): IGCP 572: Recovery of ecosystems after the Permian-Triassic mass extinction. Field workshop at GUtech, Muscat, Oman February 20-26, 2010, abstract book.

Bitner, M.A. and Kaim, A. 2009. A new species of Eucalathis (Brachiopoda: Chlidonophoridae) from the Upper Cretaceous seep deposits of Omagari, Hokkaido, Japan. In: Pipík, R.K., Soták, J. and Staňová, S. (eds), 10th Anniversary Conference of the Czech, Polish and Slovak Paleontologists. Abstracts and Guide of Excursion. October 13-15, 2009, Banská Bystrica, Slovak Republic. p. 7.

Jenkins, R.G. and Kaim, A. 2009. Cretaceous methane-seep dependent chemosynthesis-based ecosystems in Hokkaido, Japan. 4th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis-based Ecosystems -Hydrothermal Vents, Seeps, and Other Reducing Habitats-, 29 June - 3 July 2009, Okinawa Pref. Japan. Abstract volume p. 21 (SV-01K).

Kaim, A. 2009. Belerophontid dominated associations of Lower Triassic gastropods from South Primorye, Russia. In: 9th North American Paleontological Convention. Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. June 21-26, 2009. Cincinnati Museum Center Scientific Contributions 3: 392.

Jenkins, R. G., Kaim, A., Iba. Y., and Tanabe, K. 2009. Caspiconchiid bivalves from methane-seep deposits in Hatonosu area, Hokkaido and California In: Abstracts with Programs. The 158th Regular Meeting The Palaeontological Society of Japan (January 30th-February 1st, Okinawa Pref.) p. 31. Palaeontological Society of Japan, Okinawa.

Kaim, A. and Jenkins, R.G. 2008. Cretaceous chemoautotrophy-based communities from Japan In: Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, 8-10 September 2008, Erlangen, Germany. Erlanger Geologische Abhandlungen, Sonderband 6: 36-37. (keynote)

Kaim, A. 2008. Non-actualistic associations of Middle Jurassic mollusks from sunken driftwood In: 5th Congress of the European Malacological Societies and 2nd Atlantic Islands Neogene International Congress, 2-6 September 2008, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, p.37. University of Azores, Ponta Delgada.

Kaim, A., Kobayashi, Y., Echizenya, H., Jenkins, R. G. and Tanabe, K. 2008. Chemosynthesis-based associations on Cretaceous plesiosaurid carcasses In: Japan Geoscience Union Meeting, 25th May - 30th May, 2008, Chiba, Japan, Abstract B201-P001. Japan Geoscience Union, Tokyo.

Hunter, A. W., Kaim, A., Darroch, S., and Oji, T. 2007. Mutation, adaptation or selective predation - assessing possible causes for unusual tetragonal symmetry of crinoids from two sunken wood associations in the Jurassic of Poland In: Budd, G. E., Streng, M., Daley, A. C., and Willman, S. (The Palaeontological Association 51st Annual Meeting, 16th-19th December 2007, Uppsala University, Sweden. Programme with Abstracts p. 29. The Palaeontological Association, Uppsala.

Jenkins, R. G., Kaim, A., Hikida, Y., and Tanabe, K. 2007. Antiquity of the substrate choice among limpets from the chemosynthesis-based communities In: Abstracts with Programs. The 156th Regular Meeting The Palaeontological Society of Japan (February 2-4, Tokushima, Tokushima Pref.) p. 48. Palaeontological Society of Japan, Tokushima. [Award for best poster].

Kaim, A., Jenkins, R. G., and Tanabe, K. 2007. Importance of Cretaceous methane-seep associations in Japan for deciphering the evolution of chemosynthesis-based communities In: Abstracts with Programs. The 2007 Annual Meeting The Palaeontological Society of Japan (June 29-July 01, Osaka , Osaka Pref.) p. 54. Palaeontological Society of Japan, Osaka.

Kaim, A., Jenkins, R. G., Hikida, Y., & Tanabe, K. 2007. Importance of Cretaceous methane-seep association for deciphering the evolution of chemosynthesis-based communities In: 16th World Congress of Malacology. Antwerp , Belgium . 15-20 July 2007. 109-110. Unitas Malacologica, Antwerp.

Jenkins, R. G., Hikida, Y., Kaim, A., and Tanabe, K. 2006. Development of the Late Cretaceous methane-seep and an associated chemosynthetic community in Hokkaido, Japan In: 17th International Sedimentological Congress, 27th August -1st September, 2006, Fukuoka, Japan, Programme Abstracts p. P-261. International Association of Sedimentologists, Fukuoka.

Kaim, A. 2006. The Jurassic sunken wood association from Poland—preliminary results In: Abstracts with Programs. The 155th Regular Meeting The Palaeontological Society of Japan (February 3-5, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto) p. 56. Palaeontological Society of Japan, Kyoto.

Kaim, A. 2006. The Middle Jurassic sunken wood association from Poland In: Yang, Q., Wang, Y., and Weldon, E. A. (eds), Ancient life and modern approaches.Abstracts of the Second International Palaeontological Congress 482-483. University of Science and Technology of China Press, Beijing.

Gedl, P., Kaim, A., Boczarowski, A., Kędzierski, M., Leonowicz, P., Smoleń, J., Szczepanik, P., and Witkowska, M. (2006). Stop B1.5 – Sowa’s and Gliński’s clay pits (uppermost Bajocian-lowermost Bathonian). Lithology, fossil assemblages and palaeoenvironment. 7th International Congress on the Jurassic System. September 6-18 2006, Kraków, Poland. 151-152. Polish Geological Institute, Warszawa.

Gedl, P., Boczarowski, A., Dudek, T., Kaim, A., Kędzierski, M., Leonowicz, P., Smoleń, J., Szczepanik, P., Witkowska, M., and Ziaja, J. (2006). Stop B1.7 – Gnaszyn clay pit (Middle Bathonian – lowermost Upper Bathonian). Lithology, fossil assemblages and paleoenvironment. 7th International Congress on the Jurassic System. September 6-18 2006, Kraków, Poland. 155-156. Polish Geological Institute, Warszawa.

Kaim, A. 2001. Pattern of juvenile gastropod turnover during mid-Valanginian transgression in central Poland. In: International conferebce on Paleobiogeography and Paleoecology, May 31-June 2 2001, Piacenza and Castell’Arquato p. 169. Cassa di Risparmio, Parma and Piacenza.


Popular science papers:

Kaim, A. 2009. Ekosystemy chemosyntetyczne i ich zapis kopalny. Rocznik Muzeum Ewolucji 1: 32-44.




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Andrzej Kaim
Instytut Paleobiologii PAN
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