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. 154
Sunday, 5 October 2008: 8:00 AM-4:45 PM

T65. Late Jurassic to Recent Geodynamic Evolution of the Caribbean Region (Posters)

GSA Geophysics Division; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies

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Jurassic-Paleogene Igneous Activity at the Southern End of the Caribbean Plate in Northern Colombia
PINILLA, Alejandro, RIOS, Paula A. and ZULUAGA, Carlos A., Geosciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Edif. Manuel Ancizar, ofic. 301, Ciudad Universitaria, Bogota, Colombia, apinillao@unal.edu.co, apinillao@unal.edu.co
New Ages and Geochemical Data for Gorgona Island, Colombia: A 27 Ma Long History of Mantle Melting in the Formation of the Caribbean Large Igneous Province
SERRANO DURAN, Lina, Centro de Geociencias, UNAM, Campus Juriquilla, Queretaro, 76230, Mexico, FERRARI, Luca, Centro de Geociencias, UNAM, Campus Juriquilla, Queretaro, Queretaro, 76230, Mexico and LÓPEZ MARTÍNEZ, Margarita, Geology Department, Earth Sciences Division, CICESE, Km. 107 carr. Tijuana-Ensenada, Ensenada, B.C, 22860, Mexico, luca@geociencias.unam.mx, luca@geociencias.unam.mx
Mesozoic Rocks in the Northernmost Portion of Colombia: Implications for Caribbean Geodynamic Evolution
MEDINA, Paula A.1, ZULUAGA, Carlos A.2, PINILLA, Alejandro3, RIOS, Paula A.2, GUERRERO, Nathalia M.2 and MARTINEZ, Ana Maria4, (1)Geosciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Edif. Manuel Ancizar, Ofic. 301, Ciudad Universitaria, Bogotá, Colombia, (2)Geosciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Edif manuel Ancizar, ofic. 301, Ciudad Universitaria, Bogotá, Colombia, (3)Geosciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Edif. Manuel Ancizar, ofic. 301, Ciudad Universitaria, Bogota, Colombia, (4)Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, Griggs Hall, 11175 Campus Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350, paulaavellaneda81@yahoo.com.ar, paulaavellaneda81@yahoo.com.ar
Detrital Zircon Geochronology of Paleocene/Eocene Turbidites from Venezuela and Offshore Islands: Implications for Late Cretaceous Subduction Initiation along the Leeward Antilles and Aves Ridge
NOGUERA, Mariela1, STEDMAN, Corin1, FIRST, Emily1, LORD, Edwin1, PARRINELLO, Augie1, WRIGHT, J.E.1, URBANI, Franco2 and COLGAN, Joe3, (1)Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, (2)Escuela de Geologia, Minas y Geofisica, UCV, Caracas, Venezuela, (3)USGS, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, nogueram@uga.edu, nogueram@uga.edu
Exhumation History of the Leeward Antilles Coeval with Regional Deformation and Island Arc Accretion
BEARDSLEY, Amanda G., Earth Science, Rice University, Houston, TX 77002, SISSON, Virginia B., Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024, AVE LALLEMANT, Hans G., Dept. of Earth Science, Rice Univ, MS-126, Houston, TX 77005-1892, RODEN-TICE, Mary K., Center for Earth and Environmental Science, SUNY Plattsburgh, 101 Broad St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 and BLYTHE, Ann, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, abeardsley@chevron.com, abeardsley@chevron.com
A Terrain Corrected, Bouguer Anomaly Map of Central Trinidad: Looking for a Crustal Root beneath the Neotectonic Central Range Fault Zone
OLIVER, Michael, OLIVER, Michael and GIORGIS, Scott, Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454, mmo3@geneseo.edu, mmo3@geneseo.edu
Using Orthographic Projection and ArcGIS to Constrain the Kinematics of Folding in the Central Range Fault Zone, Trinidad
PIERCE, William, Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, 236 Hop City Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, HOJNOWSKI, Jenna, Geological Sciences, Kent State University, 221 McGilvrey Hall, Kent, OH 44242 and GIORGIS, Scott, Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454, wgp1@geneseo.edu, wgp1@geneseo.edu
Age and Geochemistry of the Central American Forearc Basement: Insights into Mesozoic Arc Volcanism and Seamount Accretion on the Fringe of the Caribbean Large Igneous Province
GELDMACHER, Joerg1, HOERNLE, Kaj2, BOGAARD, Paul v.d.3, HAUFF, Folkmar3 and KLÜGEL, Andreas4, (1)IODP-USIO, Texas A&M University, 1000 Discovery Drive, College Station, TX 77845, (2)Sonderforschungsbereich 574, University of Kiel-GEOMAR Forschungszentrum, Wischhofstr. 1-3, Kiel, 24148, (3)Forschungsbereich 4, Leibniz-Institute for Marine Sciences, IFM-GEOMAR, Wischhofstrasse 1-3, Kiel, 24148, Germany, (4)Fachbereich Geowissenschaften, University Bremen, Postfach 330440, Bremen, 28334, Germany, geldmacher@iodp.tamu.edu, geldmacher@iodp.tamu.edu
Development of the Mosquitia Megafan in Response to Mantle Upwelling beneath Central America
ROGERS, Robert, Department of Physics and Geology, California State University, Stanislaus, One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382 and EMMET, Peter A., Brazos Valley Services, 14555 Skinner Road, Suite D-2, Cypress, TX 77249, rrogers@geology.csustan.edu, rrogers@geology.csustan.edu
The Influence of the Panama Fracture Zone on Arc Magmatism
FARRIS, David W., CARDONA, Agustin, MONTES, Camilo, MORON, Sara, BAYONA, German and JARAMILLO, Carlos, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, Panama, 0843-03092, Panama, farrisd@si.edu, farrisd@si.edu
The Forgotten Paleocene-Middle Eocene Sierra Maestra-Cayman Ridge Volcanic Arc and the Origin of the Caribbean Plate
COBIELLA-REGUERA, Jorge Luis, Department of Geology, University of Pinar del Río, Martí 270, Pinar del Río, 20100, Cuba, jcobiella@geo.upr.edu.cu, jcobiella@geo.upr.edu.cu
Role of the Northern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone In Concentrating Movement Between the Americas during the Past 70 Million Years
ALTAMIRA, Armando, Geosciences, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, TX TX 77204-500, BIRD, Dale, Bird Geophysical, 16903 Clan Macintosh, Houston, TX TX 77084 and BURKE, Kevin, Department of Geosciences, University of Houston, 312 Science and Research Building I, Houston, TX 77204-5007, aaltamir@mail.uh.edu, aaltamir@mail.uh.edu
Paleogeography of the Caribbean Plate: Constraints from a Paleomagnetic Study of Cretaceous Arc Terranes in Central Hispaniola
GLACCUM, Kate E., CLEMENT, Bradford M. and DRAPER, Grenville, Department of Earth Sciences, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33199, clementb@fiu.edu, clementb@fiu.edu
A New Look at the Virgin Islands Batholith
SCHRECENGOST, K.L., GLAZNER, A.F. and COLEMAN, D.S., Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB# 3315, Mitchell Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315, kschrec@unc.edu, kschrec@unc.edu
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