North-Central Section (44th Annual) and South-Central Section (44th Annual) Joint Meeting (1113 April 2010)
Session No. 2 Sunday, 11 April 2010
1:30 PM-3:15 PM, Branson Convention Center: Compton Ferry

T1. Lithospheric Structure of the Mid-Continent Region: What We Know, What We Need to Know, and What EarthScope Can Tell Us (GSA Geophysics Division)

G. Randy Keller and Kevin L. Mickus, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
2-11:45 PM SCIENTIFIC RATIONALE FOR A GREATLY DENSIFIED PERMANENT SEISMIC NETWORK IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS UTILIZING USArray: GAO, Stephen S.1, NIEMI, Tina M.2, BLACK, Ross A.3, LIU, Kelly H.1, ANDERSON, R.R.4, JOECKEL, Robert5, BUSBY, Robert6, TABER, John6, and WOODWARD, Robert6, (1) Geological Sciences and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 129 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409, sgao@mst.edu, (2) Geosciences, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Room 420 Flarsheim Hall, Kansas City, MO 64110, (3) Department of Geology, Univ of Kansas, 120 Lindley Hall, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, (4) Iowa Geological Survey, Iowa City, 52242, (5) School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, (6) IRIS, 1200 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005
2-22:00 PM THE EARTHSCOPE MAGNETOTELLURIC EXPERIMENT: PROGRESS AND FUTURE EXPERIMENTS: MICKUS, Kevin, Dept. of Geosciences, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 65897, kevinmickus@missouristate.edu
2-32:15 PM SOME NEW OBSERVATIONS CONCERNING THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF RIFTING IN THE MID-CONTINENT REGION: KELLER, G. Randy1, ELEBIJU, Olubunmi2, and RONDOT, Amanda2, (1) School of Geology and Geophysics and Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, grkeller@ou.edu, (2) School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, 100 East Boyd Street, Suite 810, Norman, OK 73019
2-42:30 PM MANTLE ANISOTROPY BENEATH THE NEW MADRID SEISMIC ZONE AND ADJACENT AREAS: MOIDAKI, Moikwathai, Physics, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana, moidaki@mopipi.ub.bw, GAO, Stephen S., Dept. of Geological Sciences and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65409, LIU, Kelly H., Geological sciences and engineering, Missouri university of science and technology, 129 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409, and ATEKWANA, Estella, Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University, 105 Noble Research Center, Stillwater, OK 74078
2-52:45 PM LATE JURASSIC LAMPROPHYRES FROM LOUISIANA SALT DOMES: STERN, R.J.1, ANTHONY, Elizabeth2, REN, Minghua2, LOCK, Brian E.3, NORTON, Ian4, KIMURA, Jun Ichi5, MIYAZAKI, Takashi5, HANYU, Takeshi5, QING, Chang5, and HIRAHARA, Yuka5, (1) Geosciences Department, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, rjstern@utdallas.edu, (2) Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968, (3) Geology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, PO Box 44530, Lafayette, LA 70520, (4) Institute for Geophysics, U TX Austin, J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Bldg. 196, 10100 Burnet Road (R2200), Austin, TX 78758-4445, (5) IFREE-JAMSTEC, IFREE-JAMSTEC, 2-15 Natsushima-cho, Yokosuka, 237-0061, Japan
2-63:00 PM A THICK SECTION OF RIFT RELATED BASALTS AND RIFT FILL SEDIMENTS IN THE ARBUCKLE MOUNTAINS, OKLAHOMA, AS REVEALED BY DEEP DRILLING: PUCKETT, Robert E. Jr, 12700 Arrowhead Lane, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, bpuckett10@cox.net

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