Session No. 162 Thursday, November 8, 2001

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 210
Tectonics III: Wrench Systems- Oceanic and Global Tectonics
David Backus and Timothy Little, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
162-08:00 AM GEOMETRY, KINEMATICS AND REGIONAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CHONG SHAN SHEAR ZONE, YUNNAN, CHINA: AKCIZ, Sinan1, BURCHFIEL, B. Clark2, CHEN, Liangzhong3, and YIN, Jiyun3, (1) Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 54-1024, Cambridge, MA 02139, akciz@mit.edu, (2) Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 54-1010, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, (3) Institute of Geol Sciences, No. 131 Baita Road, Kunming, China
162-08:15 AM STRUCTURE AND OFFSET OF THE DEAD SEA FAULT SYSTEM: SOUTHEASTERN TURKEY: LISENBEE, Alvis L., Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, alvis.lisenbee@sdsmt.edu.
162-08:30 AM EVIDENCE OF LATE PLIOCENE TRANSTENSIONAL TECTONICS, PUNTA EL MANGLE, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR, MEXICO: BACKUS, David H. and JOHNSON, Markes E., Geosciences Dept, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, dbackus@williams.edu
162-08:45 AM REGIONAL PLATE MOTION PARTITIONING IN THE SOUTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA: EVIDENCE FROM ISLA ESPIRITU SANTO, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR, MEXICO: PUCHALSKI, Michael C. and UMHOEFER, Paul J., Department of Geology, Northern Arizona Univ, P.O. Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, mcp5@dana.ucc.nau.edu
162-09:00 AM ORIGIN OF THE POVERTY HILLS, OWENS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE OWENS VALLEY BASIN: TAYLOR, Tatia R., Department of Geology, Miami Univ, 114 Shideler, Oxford, OH 45056, taylort3@muohio.edu and DILEK, Yildirim, Miami Univ, 114 Shideler Hall, Oxford, OH 45056-2473
162-09:15 AM PALEOMAGNETISM OF THE UPPER PALEOCENE LOCATELLI FORMATION, SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS, CALIFORNIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR TECTONIC ROTATION AND TRANSLATION OF THE SALINIAN TERRANE: PROTHERO, Donald R. and LOPEZ, Ruben, Geology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 90041, prothero@oxy.edu
162-09:30 AM BHUJ: A DIFFUSE PLATE BOUNDARY ZONE EARTHQUAKE?: STEIN, Seth1, SCHOONOVER, Mark2, SELLA, Giovanni2, and OKAL, Emile2, (1) Geological Sciences, Northwestern Univ, Locy Hall, 1847 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, seth@earth.northwestern.edu, (2) Geology, Northwestern Univ, Evanston, IL 60202, bearcats7@aol.com
162-09:45 AM RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CRUSTAL FINITE STRAIN AND SEISMIC ANISOTROPY IN THE MANTLE, PACIFIC-AUSTRALIA PLATE BOUNDARY ZONE, SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND: LITTLE, Timothy A. and SAVAGE, Martha Kane, School of Earth Sciences, Victoria Univ, P.O. Box 600, Wellington, 6000, New Zealand, timothy.little@vuw.ac.nz
 10:00 AM Break
162-010:15 AM TECTONIC CONTROLS ON BASALTIC VOLCANISM NEAR YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA: O'LEARY, Dennis W., U. S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center ms 425, Denver, CO 80225, dwoleary@usgs.gov.
162-010:30 AM ND-SR-OS SYSTEMATICS OF MANTLE XENOLITHS FROM THE SIERRA NEVADA BATHOLITH: STRUCTURAL AND GEOCHEMICAL EVOLUTION OF A SUBCONTINENTAL LITHOSPHERIC MANTLE: ZENG, Lingsen1, LEE, Cin-Ty2, and SALEEBY, Jason2, (1) Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute Technology, 1201 E California Blvd MC 100-23, Pasadena, CA 91125-0001, lzeng@gps.caltech.edu, (2) California Institute Technology, 1201 E California Blvd MC 170-25, Pasadena, CA 91125-0001
162-010:45 AM MORPHOLOGY AND TECTONICS OF THE HJORT TRENCH, SOUTHERN MACQUARIE RIDGE COMPLEX, SOUTWEST PACIFIC: MECKEL, Timothy A.1, MOSHER, Sharon1, COFFIN, Millard F.2, BERNARDEL, G.3, ALCOCK, M. B.3, SYMONDS, P. A.3, and PETKOVIC, P.3, (1) Univ Texas - Austin, Dept Geological Sciences, Austin, TX 78712, tip@mail.utexas.edu, (2) Institute for Geophysics, Univ Texas - Austin, Austin, TX 78759-8500, (3) Australian Geol Survey Organisation, GPO Box 378, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
162-011:00 AM BUOYANCY OF THE OCEAN FLOOR: HYNES, Andrew, Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill Univ, 3450 University Street, Montreal, QC H3A 2A7 Canada, andrew@eps.mcgill.ca.
162-011:15 AM REVEL: A NEW GLOBAL PLATE VELOCITY MODEL AND CHANGES IN PLATE VELOCITIES OVER THE LAST 25 MA: SELLA, Giovanni F.1, MAO, Ailin2, DIXON, Timothy2, and STEIN, Seth1, (1) Geological Sciences, Northwestern Univ, Locy Hall, 1847 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, sella@earth.northwestern.edu, (2) RSMAS-MGG, Univ of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149
162-011:30 AM A LARGE, SUBDUCTION GENERATED SYNTAXIS IN THE GONDWANIDES OF SOUTHERN GONDWANA-LAND?: NIEMI, Nathan A.1, MCQUARRIE, Nadine1, FRIEDRICH, Anke M.1, WERNICKE, Brian1, and SENGOR, A.M.C.2, (1) Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, niemi@gps.caltech.edu, (2) ITU Maden Fakultesi, Jeoloji Bolumu, Ayazaga, Istanbul, 80626, Turkey
162-011:45 AM SAMPLING AND STATISTICS IN PALEOMAGNETIC STUDIES OF SEDIMENTARY ROCKS: RAUB, Timothy D. and KIRSCHVINK, Joseph L., California Institute Technology, 1201 E California Blvd MC 170-25, Pasadena, CA 91125-0001, traub@caltech.edu

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