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. 204
Monday, 6 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM



Catherine Snelson and Kevin L. Mickus, Chairs
Paper #
Start Time
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:45 PM
Breakthroughs in Seismic Imaging of Basalts for Sequestration of Man-Made CO2
SULLIVAN, E. Charlotte1, HARDAGE, Bob A.2, ROCHE, Steve3 and MCGRAIL, Bernard Peter1, (1)Applied Geology and Geochemistry, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 902 Battelle Blvd, P.O. Box 999, Richland, WA 99352, (2)University of Texas Austin, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin Texas, TX 78758, (3)CGG Veritas, 10300 Town park Drive, Houston, 77072, steve.roche@cggveritas.com, steve.roche@cggveritas.com
2:00 PM
Geophysical Investigations of Groundwater Flow Associated with the Saratoga Warm Springs and the Tecopa Hot Springs near Death Valley, California
WAMALWA, Antony Munika, Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University, El Paso, TX 79968, SERPA, Laura, Geology and Geophysics, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave. Geological Sciences, El Paso, TX 79968 and DOSER, Diane, Univ Texas - El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, munikatony@yahoo.com, munikatony@yahoo.com
2:15 PM
Regional Magnetic Anomalies, Crustal Strength, and World Thrust Belt Geometries
SALTUS, Richard W., MS 964, US Geological Survey, Federal Center, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225-0046, saltus@usgs.gov, saltus@usgs.gov
2:30 PM
Crustal Structure in the Pakistan Himalayas
LI, Aibing and MASHELE, Bongani, Geosciences, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77204, ali2@uh.edu, ali2@uh.edu
2:45 PM
PICASSO: Testing Models for Upper Mantle Processes beneath the Alboran Basin and the Gibraltar Arc (Western Mediterranean)
PLATT, John P.1, BECKER, Thorsten W.1, EVANS, Rob L.2, HUMPHREYS, Eugene D.3, LEE, Cin-Ty4 and LEVANDER, Alan5, (1)Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Southern California, 3651 Trousdale Parkway, Zumberge Hall 117, Los Angeles, CA 90089-074, (2)Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Clark South 172, MS 24, Woods Hole, MA 02543, (3)Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, (4)Earth Science, Rice Univ, MS 126, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, (5)Earth Science, Rice University, 6100 Main Street MS-126, Houston, TX 77005, john.platt@usc.edu, john.platt@usc.edu
3:00 PM
Geodetic Imaging of Large-Scale Continental Deformation with ALOS InSAR and GPS
SANDWELL, David T., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, 1102 IGPP, La Jolla, CA 92093-0225 and SMITH-KONTER, Bridget, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968-0555, dsandwell@ucsd.edu, dsandwell@ucsd.edu
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
The Southern Gondwana Margin In Patagonia and the Mesozoic Opening Basins
NULLO, Francisco, Departamento de Geologia - Conicet, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon 2, Buenos Aires, 1404, Argentina and HALLER, Miguel, Departamento Geologia - Conicet, Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco, Centro, Puerto Madryn, 7004, Argentina, nullo@newphoenixsrl.com, nullo@newphoenixsrl.com
3:45 PM
Large-Scale Continental Deformation: Fluid-Rock Interaction and Compartmentalization along the San Andreas Fault at SAFOD
SOLUM, John G., Bellaire Technology Center, Shell International Exploration and Production, 3737 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77025, HICKMAN, Stephen H., US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561, KIRSCHNER, D.L., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Saint Louis Univ, 329 Macelwane Hall, 3507 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, MO MO 63103, LOCKNER, David A., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd., MS977, Menlo Park, CA 94025, MOORE, Diane, Earthquake Hazards Team, U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 and CALVIN, Wendy M., Geological Sci. & Eng, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, j.solum@shell.com, j.solum@shell.com
4:00 PM
The Long-Term Dynamics of the Seismogenic Layer in Western North America
KLEIN, Elliot C.1, FLESCH, Lucy M.2, HOLT, William E.1 and HAINES, John3, (1)Geosciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, (2)Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, 550 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906, (3)Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom, elliot@mantle.geo.sunysb.edu, elliot@mantle.geo.sunysb.edu
4:15 PM
The Trans-Alaska Crustal Transect and Large-Scale Continental Deformation
FUIS, Gary S., Earthquake Hazards Team, U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, fuis@usgs.gov, fuis@usgs.gov
4:30 PM
Deep Structure and Tectonic Evolution of the Basins of Northwestern China
OKAYA, Nihal, USGS, 345 Middlefield Rd, MS 977, Menlo Park, CA 94025 and MOONEY, Walter, USGS, 345 MIddlefield Rd, MS 977, Menlo Park, CA 94025, nihalok@hotmail.com, nihalok@hotmail.com
4:45 PM
Joint Analysis of GPS and Shear-Wave Splitting Data to Understand Large-Scale Continental Deformation in Central Asia
FLESCH, Lucy M., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, 550 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906 and SILVER, Paul G., Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5241 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015, lmflesch@purdue.edu, lmflesch@purdue.edu
5:00 PM
2008 George P. Woollard Award Technical Lecture - Dr. Gene Humphreys -
5:20 PM