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. 343
Thursday, 9 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T81. Continental and Marine Fold and Thrust Belts II

GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; IUGS Task Group on Structural Geology and Tectonics; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Hermann Lebit, Luke A. Jensen, Terry Pavlis and Rob Butler, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Strain Localization, Basement Involvement and Interpretation Strategies for Continental Thrust Belts
BUTLER, Robert W.H., Geology and Petroleum Geology, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Meston Building, King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom, rob.butler@abdn.ac.uk, rob.butler@abdn.ac.uk
8:35 AM
Tectonic Evolution of a Doubly-Vergent, Thick-Skinned Fold and Thrust Belt in the Patagonian Andes, Southernmost South America
KLEPEIS, Keith1, BETKA, Paul2, ALVAREZ, Javier3, POBLETE, Fernando3, THOMSON, Stuart4, GEHRELS, G.E.5 and CLARKE, Geoffrey6, (1)Geology, Univ of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, (2)Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78722, (3)GeologĂ­a, Universidad de Chile, Plaza Ercilla #803, Santiago, Casilla13518, Chile, (4)Geology & Geophysics, Yale, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, (5)Geosciences, Univ of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, (6)Geosciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, 2006, Australia, kklepeis@uvm.edu, kklepeis@uvm.edu
8:50 AM
The Role of Pre-Existing Extensional Structure and Stratigraphy on the Geometry, Evolution and Neotectonics of the Western Taiwan Foothills Fold-and-Thrust-Belt
USTASZEWSKI, Kamil, Section 3.1 Lithosphere Dynamics, German Research Center for Geosciences GFZ, Telegrafenberg C226, Potsdam, 14473, Germany and SUPPE, John, Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, P.O. Box 13-318, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan, kamilu@gfz-potsdam.de, kamilu@gfz-potsdam.de
9:05 AM
Localization of Arabia-Eurasia Convergence in the Kura Fold-Thrust Belt: The Effect of the East Anatolian Plateau and Pre-Existing Crustal Weaknesses?
FORTE, Adam M., Dept. of Geology, Univ of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 and COWGILL, Eric, Department of Geology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, forte@geology.ucdavis.edu, forte@geology.ucdavis.edu
9:20 AM
Foreland Signature of Indenter Tectonics: Results from the Tennessee Salient of the Appalachians
HNAT, James S., Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, 2534 CC Little Bldg, 1100 N University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, VAN DER PLUIJM, Ben A., Geological Sciences/Environment, University of Michigan, 1100 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1005 and VAN DER VOO, Rob, Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, jhnat@umich.edu, jhnat@umich.edu
9:35 AM
9:50 AM
The Geometry and Kinematics of the Darjeeling - Sikkim Himalaya, India
BHATTACHARYYA, Kathakali1, MITRA, Gautam1 and MUKUL, Malay2, (1)Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, (2)CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation, Bangalore, 560037, India, kathakali.bhattacharyya@gmail.com, kathakali.bhattacharyya@gmail.com
10:05 AM
InSAR Observation of the Strike Slip Faults in the NW Himalayan Frontal Thrust System
CHEN, Lize and KHAN, Shuhab, Department of Geosciences, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, Lize.Chen@mail.uh.edu, Lize.Chen@mail.uh.edu
10:20 AM
The Eastern Syntaxis of the St. Elias Fold and Thrust System, Alaska
CHAPMAN, James, Geosciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Dr, El Paso, TX 79902, PAVLIS, Terry, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, BERGER, Aaron, Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24060, BARKER, Adam, Bryand global sciences center, Orono, ME 04469 and ENKELMANN, Eva, Geology, Lehigh University, 31 Williams Dr, Bethlehem, PA 18015, jbchapman@miners.utep.edu, jbchapman@miners.utep.edu
10:35 AM
Structural Analysis of the Flumendosa Area, External Nappe Zone, Sardinia, Italy
DACK, Ashley V., Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, NORTHRUP, Clyde J., Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725 and FUNNEDDA, Antonio, Geological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy, AshleyDack@u.boisestate.edu, AshleyDack@u.boisestate.edu
10:50 AM
Quantifying Active Hinge Migration and Fault Propagation from a Fluvial Terrace Record, Apennine Mountain Front, Italy
WILSON, Luke F.1, ANASTASIO, David J.1 and PAZZAGLIA, Frank J.2, (1)Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, 31 Williams Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015, (2)Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, 31 Williams Dr, Bethlehem, PA 18015, lfw206@Lehigh.EDU, lfw206@Lehigh.EDU
11:05 AM
11:20 AM
Concluding Remarks
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