Northeastern Section–41st Annual Meeting (20–22 March 2006)
Session No. 12 Monday, 20 March 2006
1:00 PM-4:00 PM, Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and Convention Center: Ballroom North

T11. Time Slices Across the Appalachians: Tectonic and Depositional Settings of Cambro-Ordovician Rocks in the Appalachian Orogen II

Craig Dietsch, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:00 PM Introductory Remarks
12-11:05 PM AUTOMATED SEQUENCING OF THE FOSSIL RECORD: IMPROVED METHODS AND INSIGHTS FROM MOHAWKIAN (ORDOVICIAN) GEOCHRONOLOGY, TEPHROCHRONOLOGY, AND BIOSTRATIGRAPHY: MITCHELL, Charles1, LESLIE, Stephen A.2, SABADO, Jennifer A.3, SADLER, Peter3, SAMSON, Scott D.4, and SELL, Bryan4, (1) Geology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, cem@geology.buffalo.edu, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204, (3) Dept. of Earth Sciences, Univ of California, Geology Building 1448, Riverside, CA 92521, (4) Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse Univ, Syracuse, NY 13244
12-21:25 PM THE EARLY MIDDLE ORDOVICIAN FAUNAL SUCCESSION OF THE COW HEAD GROUP, WESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND AND ITS POTENTIAL FOR INTERNATIONAL CORRELATION: MALETZ, Jorg1, ACHAB, Aicha2, MITCHELL, Charles1, and STOUGE, Svend3, (1) Dept. of Geology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260, jorgm@acsu.buffalo.edu, (2) Centre géoscientifique de Québec, INRS - Eau, Terre et Environnement, Sainte-Foy. Qc, QC G1V 4C7, Canada, (3) Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Øster Voldgade 10, Copenhagen, DK-1350, Denmark
12-31:45 PM A NEW LOOK AT THE LITHOSTRATIGRAPHIC AND CHRONOSTRATIGRAPHIC CLASSIFICATION OF THE UPPER BLACK RIVER AND LOWER TRENTON GROUP OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA: BARTA, Nathanael C., Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, 425 White Hall, P.O. Box 6300, Morgantown, WV 26506, nbarta@mix.wvu.edu
12-42:05 PM THE EARLY UPPER ORDOVICIAN TACONIAN FORELAND BASIN SEDIMENTARY SUCCESSION: INTEGRATED OUTCROP AND DRILL CORE PERSPECTIVES IN THE MOHAWK VALLEY REGION, EASTERN NEW YORK: BAIRD, Gordon C., Geosciences, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY 14063, Gordon.Baird@fredonia.edu and BRETT, Carlton E., Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, H.N. Fisk Laboratory of Sedimentology, 500 Geology/Physics Bldg, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
12-52:25 PM FOUR DISTINCT DEFORMATIONAL PHASES IN THE TACONIC FORELAND, CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CHAMPLAIN VALLEY, VT & NY: WASHINGTON, Paul A., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA 71209, pwashington@ulm.edu and CHISICK, Steven A., 9549 Prairie Ave, Ste. 2, Highland, IN 46322
 2:45 PM Break
12-63:00 PM TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE TACONIC ALLOCHTONS, QUEBEC APPALACHIANS: INSIGHTS FROM DETAILED STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND K-AR DATING: SASSEVILLE, Christian, Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal, C.P. 8888 succ. Centre-Ville, Montréal, QC H3C 3P8, Canada, christian_sasseville@hotmail.com, TREMBLAY, Alain, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal, C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville, Montréal, QC H3C 3P8, Canada, and CLAUER, Norbert, Centre de Géochimie de la Surface, CNRS/Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, 67084, France
12-73:20 PM 40AR/39AR METAMORPHIC AGES FROM THE MANHATTAN PRONG AND ROWE-HAWLEY ZONE OF NEW YORK AND CONNECTICUT: DIETSCH, Craig, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 0013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, craig.dietsch@uc.edu, RATCLIFFE, N.M., U.S. Geol. Survey, MS 926A, National Center, Reston, VA 20192, nratclif@usgs.gov, and SUTTER, J.F., U.S. Geol. Survey, Tucson, AZ 85719-5035

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