2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 79 Monday, 1 November 2010
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Room 405

Recent Advances in Tectonics

Willis E. Hames and Matthew T. Huebner, Presiding
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79-18:00 AM LATE-STAGE CALEDONIAN COLLISIONAL TECTONICS OF NORTHERN SCANDINAVIA – LINKED CONTRACTIONAL AND EXTENSIONAL EXHUMATION OF THE BALTOSCANDIAN MARGIN: ANDERSON, Mark W., School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom, manderson@plymouth.ac.uk, STELTENPOHL, Mark G., Auburn Univ, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849-5305, KEY, Thomas B., Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL AL36849, ANDRESEN, Arild, Department of Geology, Univ of Oslo, 1047 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Oslo, Norway, and HAMES, Willis E., Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849
79-28:15 AM A TERRANE BOUNDARY IN THE CENTRAL GEORGIA (USA) INNER PIEDMONT CONFIRMED USING NEW U-PB SHRIMP AGES OF GRANITIC ROCKS: HUEBNER, Matthew T., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, Knoxville, TN 37996, mhuebne1@utk.edu, WOODEN, Joseph L., USGS-Stanford Ion Microprobe Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, and HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Science Alliance Center of Excellence, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 306 EPS Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
79-38:30 AM STRATIGRAPHIC AND DETRITAL SOURCE CONSTRAINTS FOR LOWER PALEOZOIC POTTSVILLE FORMATION OF ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI: UDDIN, Ashraf1, HAMES, Willis E.1, PEAVY, Tara1, and PASHIN, Jack C.2, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, uddinas@auburn.edu, (2) Geological Survey of Alabama, P.O. Box 869999, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-6999
79-48:45 AM THE MIDDLE JURASSIC FLOOD BASALTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NORTH AMERICA: HAMES, Willis E.1, SALTERS, Vincent J.2, MORRIS, Daniel1, and BILLOR, M. Zeki1, (1) Geology Department, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, hameswe@auburn.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, Florida State University & National High Magnet Field Laboratory, B302 NHMFL FSU, 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32310-3706
79-59:00 AM PLIOCENE MARINE TRANSGRESSION OF THE COASTAL PLAIN, EASTERN UNITED STATES, THE CASE FOR DYNAMIC TOPOGRAPHIC UPLIFT: ROWLEY, David B., Department of the Geophysical Sciences, The University of Chicago, 5734 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, rowley@geosci.uchicago.edu, FORTE, Alessandro M., Geotop, Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, CP 8888, Succursale Centre-ville, Montreal, QC H3C3P9, Canada, MOUCHA, Robert, Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, MITROVICA, Jerry X., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 20 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, GRAND, Stephen P., Department of Geological Science, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, and SIMMONS, Nathan A., Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550-9234
79-69:15 AM EVIDENCE FROM LU-HF GARNET GEOCHRONOLOGY OF REGIONAL PROTEROZOIC POLYPHASE METAMORPHISM IN WESTERN LAURENTIA: NESHEIM, Timothy O.1, VERVOORT, Jeff2, MCCLELLAND, William C.3, LANG, Helen M.4, and GILOTTI, Jane A.3, (1) North Dakota Geological Survey, Bismarck, ND 58501, tnesheim@yahoo.com, (2) School of the Environment, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, (3) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, (4) Dept. Geology & Geography, West Virginia Univ, P.O. Box 6300, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300
 9:30 AM Break
79-79:45 AM KINEMATIC HISTORY OF THE WILDHORSE DETACHMENT FAULT, PIONEER MOUNTAINS, SOUTH-CENTRAL IDAHO: DIEDESCH, Timothy, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1412 Circle Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, tdiedesc@utk.edu, RODGERS, David W., Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 South 8th Ave., Box 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209, and VOGL, James J., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611
79-810:00 AM SECONDARY MAGNETIZATION SUGGESTS A LATE JURASSIC DEFORMATION IN CENTRAL TEXAS: STEINER, Maureen B., Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 E University, dept 3006, Laramie, WY 82071, magnetic@uwyo.edu
79-910:15 AM DATING TECTONIC EVENTS on THE CHORTíS BLOCK: GORDON, Mark B.1, PALL-GORDON, Cecilia2, BLYTHE, Ann E.3, COPELAND, Peter4, DONELICK, Margaret5, DEFFONTAINES, Benoît2, and ANGELIER, Jacques2, (1) Shell Int. Expl. Prod, Bellaire Technology Center, 3737 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77025, mark.b.gordon@shell.com, (2) UPMC, Boite 129, Paris, 75252, France, (3) Dept. of Geology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 90041, (4) Geoscience, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, TX 77204, (5) Apatite to Zircon, Inc, 1075 Matson Road, Viola, ID 83872-9709
79-1010:30 AM STRUCTURAL EVOLUTION OF THE PUNCOVISCANA FORMATION IN SIERRA DE QUILMES, NORTHERN SIERRAS PAMPEANAS, NW ARGENTINA: PINAN-LLAMAS, Aranzazu, Department of Geosciences, IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, pinana@ipfw.edu, ESCAMILLA-CASAS, Jose C., Esia-Ticoman, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Av. Ticoman No. 600, Col. San Jose Ticoman, Mexico, D.F, 07340, Mexico, and LOPEZ, Jose Pablo Sr, Instituto Superior de Correlación Geológica - CONICET, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Miguel Lillo 205, San Miguel de Tucumán - Tucuman, Tucuman, 49422, Argentina
79-1110:45 AM DEVONIAN TECTONIC HISTORY OF THE NORTHWESTERNMOST PRECORDILLERA TERRANE (NW ARGENTINA): SCHMIDT, Christopher J.1, ASTINI, Ricardo A.2, MARTINA, Federico2, and ALBERTENGO, Mario2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Western Michigan University, 1903 W. Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, schmidt@wmich.edu, (2) Laboratorio de Análisis de Cuencas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Av. Velez Sarsfield 1611, 2º piso, of. 7, Córdoba, X5016GCA, Argentina
79-1211:00 AM SURFACE RUPTURES ASSOCIATED WITH THE 14 APRIL, 2010 YUSHU EARTHQUAKES, EASTERN TIBETAN PLATEAU, QINHAI PROVINCE, CHINA: LI, Dewei1, BARTHOLOMEW, Mervin J.2, LUO, Wenxing3, and FENG, Cheng3, (1) Faculty of Earth Sciences and Earthquake Research Center, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430074, China, dewei89@sina.com, (2) Earth Sciences, Univ of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, (3) Faculty of Earth Sciences, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430074, China

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