Northeastern Section - 43rd Annual Meeting (27-29 March 2008)
Session No. 36 Saturday, 29 March 2008
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hyatt Regency Buffalo: Regency Ballroom

S3. NEtectonics: Paleozoic Accretion of Arcs and Microcontinents in the Appalachians: In Honor of Douglas W. Rankin

Paul Karabinos and Jim Hibbard, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
36-18:00 AM NEW DATA ON THE OPENING OF THE TACONIC SEAWAY IN NEWFOUNDLAND: VAN STAAL, C.R., Geological Survey of Canada, 625 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 5J3, Canada, cvanstaa@nrcan.gc.ca, MCNICOLL, V., Geol Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada, HIBBARD, J., Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695, and SKULSKI, T., Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada
36-28:20 AM EVOLUTION OF THE RHEIC OCEAN AND THE CONUNDRUM OF PANGEA: MURPHY, J. Brendan, Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5, Canada, bmurphy@stfx.ca and NANCE, R. Damian, Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
36-38:40 AM DETRITAL ZIRCONS FROM SYNTECTONIC SANDSTONES IN SCOTLAND AND NEWFOUNDLAND: SIMILARITIES AND CONTRASTS IN APPALACHIAN/CALEDONIDE CONVERGENCE HISTORY: WALDRON, John W.F., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G2E3, Canada, john.waldron@ualberta.ca, FLOYD, James D., British Geol Survey, Murchison House, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3LA, United Kingdom, VAN STAAL, C.R., Geol Survey of Canada, 601 Booth St, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, MCNICOLL, Vicki J., Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Otawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada, SIMONETTI, Antonio, Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN 46566, and HEAMAN, Larry M., Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada
36-49:00 AM MID-PALEOZOIC ARC ACCRETION ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE APPALACHIAN OROGEN, EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND ADJACENT AREAS: HEPBURN, J. Christopher, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3809, hepburn@bc.edu
36-59:20 AM COMPOSITE ARC TERRAINS IN THE NEW ENGLAND APPALACHIANS: KARABINOS, Paul, Dept. Geosciences, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, pkarabin@williams.edu
 9:40 AM Break
36-610:00 AM PALEOZOIC TERRANES AND ACCRETIONARY PROCESSES IN THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL APPALACHIANS: TRIBUTE TO DOUG RANKIN—MY TEACHER, PROFESSIONAL COLLEAGUE, AND FRIEND: HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Univ. of Tennessee, 306 Earth & Planetary Sciences Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, bobmap@utk.edu
36-710:20 AM TECTONIC ACCRETION AT THE OUACHITA MARGIN OF LAURENTIA: THOMAS, William A., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, 101 Slone Bldg, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, geowat@uky.edu, MICKUS, Kevin L., Dept. of Geological Sciences and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65409, and KELLER, G. Randy, School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, 100 East Boyd, Norman, OK 73019
36-810:40 AM SILURIAN EXTENSION IN CENTRAL PIEDMONT, SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES AND THE ORIGIN OF A MIDDLE PALEOZOIC BASIN IN CAROLINAS-GEORGIA SEGMENT OF THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS: DENNIS, Allen J., Biology and Geology, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC 29801-6309, dennis@sc.edu
36-911:00 AM IDENTIFYING SUSPECT TERRANES, DETERMINING THEIR TIMING OF ACCRETION, IDENTIFYING THEIR 'BIRTHPLACE', AND ASSESSING THEIR ROLE IN THE GROWTH OF CONTINENTAL CRUST: A GEOCHEMICAL PERSPECTIVE: SAMSON, Scott D., Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, sdsamson@syr.edu
36-1011:20 AM TRUNCATION AND TRANSLATION OF APPALACHIAN PROMONTORIES?: HIBBARD, James, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State Univ, Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695, jim_hibbard@ncsu.edu
36-1111:40 AM GEOLOGICAL SYNTHESIS AND TECTONIC IMPLICATIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN SECTION OF THE GLENS FALLS, NY 2-DEGREE SHEET: MCLELLAND, James M., Dept. Geology, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drivee, Hamilton, NY 13346, jmclelland@citlink.net and SELLECK, Bruce W., Dept. Geology, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346

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