Session No. G4 Thursday, June 28, 2001

10:00 AM-3:00 PM, Edinburgh International Conference Centre: Fintry
G4. Geological Evolution of the Earth System: Mesozoic-Cenozoic (Sponsored by BP and Amerada Hess)
David Macdonald, Presiding
Start Time
10:00 AM Introductory Remarks
10:10 AM TECTONIC PERIODICITY DURING THE MESOZOIC/CENOZOIC: DEWEY, John, Department of Geology, Univ of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, dewey@geology.ucdavis.edu.
10:40 AM CONTROLS ON THE CRETACEOUS AND CENOZOIC EVOLUTION OF SEAWATER COMPOSITION, ATMOSPHERIC CO2 AND CLIMATE: WALLMANN, Klaus, Marine Environmental Geology, GEOMAR Research Center, Wischhofstrasse 1-3, Kiel 24148 Germany, kwallmann@geomar.de.
11:00 AM STRATIGRAPHIC RESPONSE TO INITIAL INDIAN-ASIAN COLLISION: NEW PALEOMAGNETIC CONSTRAINTS FROM THE EARLY EOCENE GHAZIJ FORMATION, BALUCHISTAN PROVINCE, PAKISTAN: CLYDE, William C. and KHAN, Intizar H., Dept. Earth Sciences, Univ. New Hampshire, 56 College Rd, Durham, NH 03824-3589, will.clyde@unh.edu
11:20 AM A HIGH-RESOLUTION TERRESTRIAL RECORD OF ORBITAL CLIMATE FORCING IN A LATE PALAEOCENE COAL: LARGE, David J.1, JONES, T. F.1, SOMERFIELD, Chris1, GORRINGE, Maggie C.1, SPIRO, Baruch2, and MACQUAKER, Joe H.S.3, (1) School of Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering, Univ of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, United Kingdom, david.large@nottingham.ac.uk, (2) NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory, British Geol Survey, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom, (3) Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
11:40 AM MESOZOIC-CENOZOIC GLOBAL GEODYNAMIC EVOLUTION, PALEOGEOGRAPHY AND MANTLE PLUMES ACTIVITY: GOLONKA, Jan, Institute of Geological Sciences, Jagiellonian Univ, Ul. Oleandry 2A, Krakow 30-063 Poland, golonka@geos.ing.uj.edu.pl.
12:00 PM A JURASSIC SUPERPLUME EVENT AND ITS EFFECT ON THE EARTH SYSTEM: STOREY, Bryan C., Gateway Antarctica, Univ of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand, b.storey@anta.canterbury.ac.nz and VAUGHAN, Alan P.M., Geological Sciences, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET,
12:20 PM THE MESOZOIC TO EARLY TERTIARY OPENING OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC AND ITS IMPACT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FAEROE-SHETLAND BASIN SYSTEM: HOOPER, Robert James and WALKER, Ian, Conoco (UK) Limited, Rubislaw House, Anderson Drive, Aberdeen, AB15 6FZ, United Kingdom, Robert.Hooper@gbr.conoco.com
12:40 PM MESOZOIC-CENOZOIC TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF NORTHWESTERN SOUTHAMERICA, CONSTRAINTS FROM THE NORTHERN CULMINATION OF THE EASTERN CORDILLERA FOLD BELT, COLOMBIA: CORREDOR, Freddy, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 20 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, corredor@fas.harvard.edu.
1:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM CORE TO INDUSTRIAL ECOSYSTEM INTERACTION IN AFRICA OVER THE PAST 200 MILLION YEARS: BURKE, Kevin, Dept. of Geosciences, Univ of Houston, Houston Texas 77204-5503, Houston, TX 77204-5503, kburke@uh.edu.
2:20 PM MESOZOIC PERTURBATIONS OF THE EARTH SYSTEM: THE 80 MILLION YEAR OPENING HISTORY OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC: MACDONALD, David1, GOMEZ-PEREZ, Irene2, FRANSEZE, Juan3, SPALLETTI, Luis3, DALZIEL, Ian W.D.4, GAHAGAN, Lisa4, LAWVER, Larry4, HOLE, Malcolm1, and TREWIN, Nigel1, (1) Department of Geology & Petroleum Geology, Univ of Aberdeen, Meston Building, King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom, d.macdonald@abdn.ac.uk, (2) CASP, Univ of Cambridge, West Building, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0DH, United Kingdom, (3) Centro de Investigaciones Geologicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina, (4) Institute for Geophysics, Univ of Texas at Austin, 4412 Spicewood Springs Road (Building 600), Austin, TX 78759
2:40 PM Discussion

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