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. 291
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T76. Gondwana-Laurentia Terrane Transfers During the Pangean and Rodinian Supercontinent Cycles

GSA Geophysics Division; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Paul A. Mueller, David A. Foster and William A. Thomas, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
The Origin of Supercontinents and the Pangea Conundrum
MURPHY, J. Brendan, Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5, Canada and NANCE, R. Damian, Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, bmurphy@stfx.ca, bmurphy@stfx.ca
8:20 AM
Episodic Silurian-Devonian Orogenesis Due to Accretion of 3 Gondwanan Terranes
VAN STAAL, C.R., Geological Survey of Canada, 625 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6B5J3, Canada, BARR, S.M., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS B4P2R6, Canada and WHALEN, J.B., Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada, cvanstaa@nrcan.gc.ca, cvanstaa@nrcan.gc.ca
8:40 AM
8:55 AM
Detrital Zircon Geochronology of the Chopawamsic Terrane, Virginia Piedmont: Evidence for a Non-Laurentian Provenance
BAILEY, Christopher1, ERIKSSON, Ken2, ALLEN, Charlotte3 and CAMPBELL, Ian3, (1)Department of Geology, College of William & Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, (2)Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, (3)Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National Univ, Canberra, 0200, Australia, cmbail@wm.edu, cmbail@wm.edu
9:10 AM
Peri-Gondwanan Lithospheric Fragments In the Southern Appalachian Orogen
HIBBARD, James, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State U, Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695, jim_hibbard@ncsu.edu, jim_hibbard@ncsu.edu
9:30 AM
Looking Outward: Constraints on the Kinematics of Oblique Devonian-Mississippian Accretion of the Peri-Gondwanan Carolina Superterrane
BREAM, Brendan R.1, HATCHER Jr, Robert D.2 and MERSCHAT, Arthur J.2, (1)Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Station B 35-1805, Nashville, TN 37235-1805, (2)Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, bbream@msn.com, bbream@msn.com
9:45 AM
U-Pb Detrital Zircon Geochronological Constraints on the Depositional and Tectonic Setting of the Albemarle Sequence, North Carolina: Implications for the Neoproterozoic- Palaeozoic Evolution of Gondwana
POLLOCK, Jeff, School of GeoSciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 3JW, United Kingdom, HIBBARD, James, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State U, Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695 and SYLVESTER, Paul, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NF A1B 3X5, Canada, jeff.pollock@ed.ac.uk, jeff.pollock@ed.ac.uk
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Relict Igneous Oxygen Isotope Ratios in Rocks from the Russell Lake Allochthon, Southern Appalachians
CHAUMBA, Jeff B., RODEN, Michael F., COX, Julia E. and CROWE, Douglas E., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, chaumba@uga.edu, chaumba@uga.edu
10:30 AM
An Ordovician Accretionary Orogen in the Southern Appalachians-Part 1: Geochemistry of Coeval Igneous Rocks
HOLM-DENOMA, Christopher S., United States Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 973, Denver, CO 80225-0046, BARINEAU, Clinton I., Earth and Space Sciences, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907-5645 and TULL, James F., Florida State Univ, 108 Carraway Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4100, cholm-denoma@usgs.gov, cholm-denoma@usgs.gov
10:45 AM
An Ordovician Accretionary Orogen in the Southern Appalachians – Part 2: Tectonic Model
BARINEAU, Clinton I., Earth and Space Sciences, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907-5645, HOLM-DENOMA, Christopher S., Central Region Mineral Resources Team, United States Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 973, Denver, CO 80225-0046 and TULL, James F., Geological Sciences, Florida State University, 909 Antarctic Way, P.O. Box 3064100, Tallahassee, FL 32306, barineau_clinton@colstate.edu, barineau_clinton@colstate.edu
11:00 AM
Gondwanan and Peri-Gondwanan Crustal Elements Transferred to the Southeastern U.S. during Grenvillian and Paleozoic Orogenies: Evidence from Digital Aeromagnetic and Gravity, Geologic, and Geochronologic Data
HATCHER, Robert D., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 306 EPS Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, ZIETZ, Isidore, 8340 Greensboro Dr Apt 414, Mc Lean, VA 22102-3544, HORTON, J. Wright, U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192, DANIELS, David L., U.S. Geological Survey, 954 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, STELTENPOHL, Mark G., Geology and Geography, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849 and HIGGINS, Michael W., The Geologic Mapping Institute, 1752 Timber Bluff Drive, Clayton, GA 30525-6011, izietz@usgs.gov, izietz@usgs.gov
11:15 AM
The Ouachita Embayment of Southern Laurentia in the Rodinia-Iapetus and Pangaea-Atlantic Wilson Cycles
THOMAS, William A., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univ of Kentucky, 101 Slone Bldg, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, geowat@uky.edu, geowat@uky.edu
11:30 AM
Paleomagnetic and Geological Constraints on the Amazon Craton in Rodinia and Gondwana Supercontinents
TOHVER, Eric1, TRINDADE, Ricardo2, D'AGRELLA FILHO, Manoel2 and CAWOOD, Peter1, (1)School of Earth and Geographical Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia, (2)Departamento de Geofisica, Instituto de Astronomia e Geofisica, Rua do Matão, 1226, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Cidade Universitária, São Paulo, 05508-090, etohver@cyllene.uwa.edu.au, etohver@cyllene.uwa.edu.au
11:45 AM
What Constraints Do Detrital Zircon Ages and Nd Isotopes In Paleoproterozoic Eastern Australian Basins Provide for Models Linking Australia and Southwestern Laurentia?
BAROVICH, K.1, HAND, M.1, LAMBECK, Alexis2 and NEUMANN, N.2, (1)Geology and Geophysics, University of Adelaide, Mawson Building, Adelaide, 5005, Australia, (2)Onshore Energy and Minerals Division, Geoscience Australia, GPO Box 378, ACT, Australia, Canberra, 2601, Australia, karin.barovich@adelaide.edu.au, karin.barovich@adelaide.edu.au
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