2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM
Session No. 322 Wednesday, 8 October 2008
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, George R. Brown Convention Center: 322AB

T83. Mid- to Lower Crustal Deformation Processes: Strain, Kinematics and Relationships to Upper Crustal Structures (GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Geophysics Division; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies)

Sharon Mosher and Richard D. Law, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
322-11:35 PM Kinematic Coupling Between Hinterland and Foreland Deformation In Convergent Orogens: LAW, R.D., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rdlaw@vt.edu, THIGPEN, J. Ryan, BP America, Houston, TX 77077, COOK, B., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, and SEARLE, M.P., Department of Earth Sciences, Oxford University, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PR
322-21:55 PM Kinematic Coupling Between Hinterland and Foreland Deformation In the Northern Moine Thrust Zone, NW Scotland: THIGPEN, J. Ryan, Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, thigpe05@vt.edu, LAW, Richard D., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, LLOYD, Geoffrey E., School of Earth and Environment, Leeds University, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom, and BUTLER, Robert W.H., Geology and Petroleum Geology, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Meston Building, King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom
322-32:10 PM Tracking Lower-to-Mid-to-Upper Crustal Deformation Processes through Time and Space through Three Paleozoic Orogenies in the Southern Appalachians Using Dated Metamorphic Assemblages and Faults: HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Science Alliance Center of Excellence, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, bobmap@utk.edu
322-42:25 PM Estimates of Strain Rates and Strain-Related Crustal Thickening from the Alisitos Arc-Continent Collision Zone, Peninsular Ranges, Baja California, Mexico: ALSLEBEN, Helge, Department of Geology, Texas Christian University, TCU Box 298830, Fort Worth, TX 76129, h.alsleben@tcu.edu, WETMORE, Paul, Dept. of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, SCHMIDT, Keegan, Natural Sciences Division, Lewis-Clark State College, 500 8th Ave, Lewiston, ID 83501, and PATERSON, Scott, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740
322-52:40 PM Field Investigations of Strain Partitioning and Multi-Phase Deformation in the Chugach Metamorphic Complex, Southern Alaska: SCHARMAN, Mitchell R.1, DAY, Erik M.1, and PAVLIS, Terry L.2, (1) Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, mrscharman@miners.utep.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968
 2:55 PM Break
322-63:10 PM Deformation from the Bottom up – a Case for Biaxial Extension: MOSHER, Sharon, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712-0254, mosher@mail.utexas.edu
322-73:30 PM Mid-Crustal Strain in the Footwall of the Pioneer Core Complex, Idaho: New Working Models for Testing the Extent of Coupling with the Upper Crust: VOGL, James J., Department of Geology, Univ of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, jvogl@geology.ufl.edu
322-83:45 PM Crustal Thinning, Fluid Flow, and the Preservation of a High Transient Geotherm in the Raft River Detachment, NW Utah: GOTTARDI, Raphaël1, TEYSSIER, Christian2, MULCH, Andreas3, and SEATON, Nicholas1, (1) Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, raphaelgottardi@hotmail.fr, (2) Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, (3) Institute of Geology, Universität Hannover, Callinstr. 30, Hannover, 30167, Germany
322-94:00 PM Paper Withdrawn
322-104:15 PM Three-Dimensional Finite Strain and Kinematics of Flow from a Lower Crustal Extensional Shear Zone: Fiordland, New Zealand: BETKA, Paul, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78722, pmbetka@utexas.edu, KLEPEIS, Keith, Geology, Univ of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, DE PAOLI, Matthew, Geosciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, 2006, Australia, and CLARKE, Geoffrey, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Madsen Blg. F09, Sydney, 2006, Australia
322-114:30 PM Evidence from the Fosdick Mountains, Antarctica for Rapid Cooling of Mid- to Lower Crustal Rocks during Cretaceous Intracontinental Extension of the East Gondwana Margin: MCFADDEN, Rory, Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, mcfad031@umn.edu, TEYSSIER, Christian, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, SIDDOWAY, Christine S., Geology Department, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, and COSCA, M.A., USGS, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225-0046
322-124:45 PM Kinematic Constraints within a Deep Crustal, Granulite Facies, Normal Shear Zone: Mt. Hay Block, Central Australia: WATERS-TORMEY, Cheryl, Geosciences and Natural Resources, Western Carolina University, 331 Stillwell Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723, cherylwt@wcu.edu

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