2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 69 Sunday, 31 October 2010
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Mile High Ballroom Prefunction

T105. Impact Cratering: From the Lab to the Field; from the Earth to the Planets (GSA Planetary Geology Division; GSA Geophysics Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP); Geological Society of America Bulletin)

Christian Koeberl and Jared Morrow, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
69-11:35 PM IMPACT CRATERING: CONSTRAINTS FROM LUNAR CRATERS: PLESCIA, Jeffrey, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, MP3-E169, 11100 Johns Hopkins Drive, Laurel, MD 20723-6099, jeffrey.plescia@jhuapl.edu
69-21:50 PM THE NEW FACILITY FOR EXPERIMENTAL IMPACT CRATERING AT CENTRO DE ASTROBIOLOGíA, SPAIN: ORMÖ, Jens, Centro de Astrobiologia, Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Torrejon de Ardoz, 28850, Spain, ormo@inta.es, HOUSEN, Kevin R.,  Applied Physics, The Boeing Co, Seattle, WA 98124, HOLSAPPLE, Keith A., Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-2400, LEPINETTE, Alain, Centro de Astrobiologia, Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, 28850, Spain, and MELERO ASENSIO, Irene, Centro de Astrobiología, Torrejon de Ardoz, 28850, Spain
69-32:05 PM FORMATION OF THE MEGA-BLOCK ZONE DURING THE CHICXULUB CRATERING EVENT: CLAEYS, Philippe and BELZA, Joke, Department of Geology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, 1050, Belgium, phclaeys@vub.ac.be
69-42:20 PM LATE EOCENE SPHERULE LAYERS: FROM IMPACT TO DEPOSITION: GOLDIN, Tamara J., Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, Vienna, A-1090, Austria, tamara.goldin@univie.ac.at and KOEBERL, Christian, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, also of the Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria
69-52:35 PM ACCRETIONARY LAPILLI IN THE SUDBURY IMPACT LAYER, LAKE SUPERIOR REGION, U.S. AND CANADA: CANNON, William F., US Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, MS 954, Reston, VA 20192-0001, wcannon@usgs.gov, SCHULZ, K.J., U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA 20192, BELKIN, Harvey E., U.S. Geol Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, ADDISON, William D., Kakabeka Falls, ON P0T 1WO, Canada, BRUMPTON, Gregory R., 211 Henry St, Thunder Bay, ON P7E 4Y7, and JIRSA, Mark A., Minnesota Geological Survey, Univ of Minnesota, 2642 University Ave, St. Paul, MN 55114
69-62:50 PM EL'GYGYTGYN, AN IMPACT CRATER IN SILICEOUS VOLCANIC ROCKS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM THE IGCP DRILLING PROJECT: KOEBERL, Christian, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, also of the Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria, christian.koeberl@univie.ac.at and PITTARELLO, Lidia, Department for Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse, 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
69-73:05 PM GEOCHEMICAL EVALUATION OF DISTAL, ONSHORE CHANNEL DEPOSITS FROM LATE DEVONIAN, MARINE ALAMO IMPACT EVENT, NEVADA AND UTAH: MAROUN, Marck G.1, MORROW, Jared1, KOEBERL, Christian2, and SANDBERG, Charles A.3, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, 237 GMCS, San Diego, CA 92182-1020, marckmaroun@mac.com, (2) Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, also of the Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria, (3) U.S. Geol. Survey, Box 25046, MS 939, Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225
69-83:20 PM MAPPING METEORITE CRATER, CURRANT, NEVADA: MOON, Kevin E. and EVANS, Kevin R., Department of Geography, Geology, and Planning, Missouri State University, 901 South National Ave, Springfield, MO 65897, Edward1572@live.missouristate.edu
69-93:35 PM DEFORMATION FEATURES AT UPHEAVAL DOME, UTAH, IMPLY BOTH METEORITE IMPACT AND SUBSEQUENT SALT DIAPIRISM: DALY, Rachel G., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83843, daly6823@vandals.uidaho.edu and KATTENHORN, Simon A., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-3022
69-103:50 PM SHOCK FEATURES IN ROCKS FROM THE VISTA ALEGRE IMPACT STRUCTURE (BRAZIL): PITTARELLO, Lidia, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse, 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, lidia.pittarello@univie.ac.at, KOEBERL, Christian, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, also of the Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria, and CROSTA, Alvaro P., Geology and Natural Resources, University of Campinas, Instituto de Geociências, PO Box 6152, Campinas, 13081970, Brazil
69-114:05 PM APPLICATION OF A PALEOSTRESS PIEZOMETER TO JEPTHA KNOB, VERSAILLES AND DYCUS STRUCTURES, ARE THEY METEORITE IMPACTS?: SCHEDL, Andrew, MUNDY, Lindsey, and CARTE, Kevin, Department of Physics, West Virginia State University, Institute, WV 25112-1000, schedlad@wvstateu.edu
69-124:20 PM YOUNGER DRYAS BOUNDARY (YDB) IMPACT: PHYSICAL AND STATISTICAL IMPOSSIBILITY: BOSLOUGH, Mark B., Sandia National Laboratories, PO Box 5800, MS 1326, Albuquerque, NM 87185-1326, mbeb@unm.edu
69-134:35 PM LAYERED MELTS AND MELT-COVERED ROCKS FROM SMALL IMPACT CRATERS – EVIDENCE FOR MELTING BY AN AIRBURST: NEWSOM, Horton, Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, newsom@unm.edu, WRIGHT, Shawn P., Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico, MSC03-2050, Albuquerque, NM 87131, and BOSLOUGH, Mark B., Sandia National Laboratories, PO Box 5800, MS 1326, Albuquerque, NM 87185-1326
69-144:50 PM PROVENANCE AND IMPLICATIONS OF STROMATOPOROIDS REDEPOSITED IN UPPER DEVONIAN ALAMO IMPACT BRECCIA, SE NEVADA: AUL, Jeffrey L., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0338, STOCK, Carl W., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Emeritus, 31220 Florence Rd, Conifer, CO 80433, cstock@geo.ua.edu, MORROW, Jared R., Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr., 237 GMCS, San Diego, CA 92182, and SANDBERG, Charles A., U.S. Geol. Survey, Box 25046, MS 939, Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225
69-155:05 PM WETUMPKA IMPACT STRUCTURE, ALABAMA: RESULTS FROM NEW CORE-HOLE DRILLING DURING 2009: KING, David T. Jr1, ORMÖ, Jens2, HARRIS, R. Scott3, PETRUNY, Lucille1, and MARKIN, James K.1, (1) Geology Office, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, kingdat@auburn.edu, (2) Centro de Astrobiologia, Torrejon de Ardoz, 28850, Spain, (3) Department of Geosciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302
 5:20 PM Discussion

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