2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 124 Monday, 1 November 2010
8:00 AM-6:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Hall D

T156. Controls and Consequences of Continental Rifting: From Heat Flow, Stress, and Strain to Magmatism, Landscape-Basin Evolution, and Development of Natural Resources (Posters) (GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Geophysics Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; GSA International Section)

Authors will be present from 2 to 4 PM, and 4:30 to 5:30 PM
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124-1452STRAIN EVOLUTION AND THE RELATIVE ROLE OF LITHOSPHERIC HETEROGENEITIES DURING CONTINENTAL RUPTURE: HUERTA, Audrey and RHEAMS, Erik, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Central Washington University, Ellensberg, WA 98926, huerta@geology.cwu.edu
124-2453SEISMIC-TOMOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE FOR THE TRANSITION FROM LITHOSPHERIC EXTENSION TO SEAFLOOR SPREADING IN THE RED SEA: CHANG, Sung-Joon, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, MERINO, Miguel, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, VAN DER LEE, Suzan, Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208, STEIN, Seth, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208-2150, and STEIN, Carol A., Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W. Taylor St, m/c 186, Chicago, IL 60607-7059, cstein@uic.edu
124-3454LATE MIOCENE EXTENSIONAL DEFORMATION IN THE SIERRA BACHA, SONORA, MEXICO: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE KINEMATIC EVOLUTION OF THE PROTO-GULF OF CALIFORNIA: DARIN, Michael H.1, DORSEY, Rebecca1, OSKIN, Michael E.2, IRIONDO, Alexander3, and BENNETT, Scott E.K.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, mhd@uoregon.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, (3) Centro de Geociencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Juriquilla, Querétaro, 76230, Mexico
124-4455TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL VARIATIONS IN THE MANTLE SOURCE REGIONS FOR BASALTIC MAGMATISM IN AN ACTIVE RIFT SYSTEM: EVIDENCE FROM MELT INCLUSIONS IN THE RIO GRANDE RIFT: ROWE, Michael C., School of the Environment, Washington State University, 1228 Webster Physical Science Bldg, Pullman, WA 99164-2812, mcrowe@wsu.edu and LASSITER, John C., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712
124-5456VOLATILES IN OLIVINE HOSTED MELT INCLUSIONS FROM THE CARRIZOZO LAVA FLOW, SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE RIFT, NEW MEXICO: GOFF, Kathleen R., Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, kathleen-goff@uiowa.edu and ROWE, Michael C., School of the Environment, Washington State University, 1228 Webster Physical Science Bldg, Pullman, WA 99164-2812
124-6457TECTONIC AND CLIMATIC CONTROLS ON AN INTRA-CONTINENTAL RIFT FLUVIAL SYSTEM, THE TAOS PLATEAU-SAN LUIS VALLEY LINKAGE, NORTHERN RIO GRANDE RIFT, NORTH AMERICA: RULEMAN, C.A. and THOMPSON, R.A., U.S. Geological Survey, P.O. Box 25046, Mail Stop 980, Denver, CO 80225, cruleman@usgs.gov
124-7458SIGNIFICANCE OF MULTI-GENERATION EXTENSIONAL FAULTING AND ROTATIONAL DEFORMATION IN THE LATE CENOZOIC ALASEHIR SUPRADETACHMENT BASIN EVOLUTION, WESTERN ANATOLIA (TURKEY): ONER, Zeynep, Department of Geology, Miami University, 114 Shideler Hall, Oxford, OH 45056, onerz@muohio.edu and DILEK, Yildirim, Department of Geology, Miami University, 116 Shideler Hall, Patterson Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056
124-8459THE TWO-STAGE EVOLUTION OF METAMORPHIC CORE COMPLEXES: EXAMPLES FROM THE NORTHERN BASIN AND RANGE: KONSTANTINOU, Alexandros, Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 320, Building 320, Stanford, CA 94305, akonstan@stanford.edu, STRICKLAND, Ariel, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, and MILLER, Elizabeth L., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 320, Stanford, CA 94305
124-9460INITIAL RIFTING OF THE RODINIAN SUPERCONTINENT: PRELIMINARY EVIDENCE FROM THE LOWER MOUNT ROGERS FORMATION, SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA: MCCLELLAN, Elizabeth, JESSEE, Marcus, YONTS, Jason, and BERGUM, Kipp, Dept. of Geology, Radford University, P.O. Box 6939, 101 Reed Hall, Radford, VA 24142, emcclellan@radford.edu
124-10461DATING OF FOLDS, AN EXAMPLE FROM THE MEXICAN FOLD-THRUST BELT: FITZ-DIAZ, Elisa1, HUDLESTON, Peter2, PI PUIG, Teresa3, SOLÉ VIÑAS, Jesús3, and BOLAÑOS-RODRÍGUEZ, Daniel E.4, (1) Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, hudle001@umn.edu, (3) Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacán, Mexico City, 04510, Mexico, (4) Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cd. Universitaria, México DF, 04510, Mexico

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