Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 5 Sunday, 14 March 2010
8:00 AM-12:05 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: Liberty B

T1. The Iapetan Rifted Margin and Rift History of Eastern Laurentia I

William A. Thomas and Denis Lavoie, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
5-18:05 AM CAMBRIAN DEEP MARINE COARSE-GRAINED CHANNEL-FILL SUCCESSIONS IN EASTERN QUEBEC; THE RECORD OF EUSTATIC AND TECTONIC EVENTS ALONG THE IAPETAN RIFTED MARGIN: LAVOIE, Denis, Quebec Division, Geological Survey of Canada, 490 de la Couronne, Quebec City, QC G1K 9A9 Canada, delavoie@nrcan.gc.ca
5-28:25 AM THE PENNSYLVANIA SALIENT: AN EXAMPLE OF THE RAGGED IAPTEAN RIFTED MARGIN OF LAURENTIA: JACOBI, Robert D.1, LOEWENSTEIN, Stuart1, LEAVER, Al1, SMITH, Gerald1, MARTIN, John2, and MROZ, Thomas3, (1) Norse Energy Corp. USA, 3556 Lake Shore Road, Suite 700, Buffalo, NY 14219, RJacobi@norseenergy.com, (2) NYSERDA, 17 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY 12203, (3) USDOE/NETL, 3610 Collins Ferry Road, PO Box 880, Morgantown, WV 26507-0880
5-38:45 AM DETRITAL ZIRCON AGES FROM THE WESTERN PIEDMONT OF PENNSYLVANIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR TERRANE BOUNDARIES AND THE EARLY PALEOZOIC LAURENTIAN MARGIN: BLACKMER, Gale, DCNR, Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, 3240 Schoolhouse Road, Middletown, PA 17057, gblackmer@state.pa.us and BOSBYSHELL, Howell, Department of Geology and Astronomy, West Chester Univ, 750 South Church Street, West Chester, PA 19383
5-49:05 AM STRATIGRAPHY AND TECTONIC ASSEMBLAGE OF ROCKS OF THE IAPETAN RIFTED MARGIN OF THE PENNSYLVANIA EMBAYMENT: FRAMEWORK OF THE WESTERN PIEDMONT WESTMINSTER TERRANE, FREDERICK VALLEY SYNCLINORIUM, AND BLUE RIDGE-SOUTH MOUNTAIN ANTICLINORIUM, MARYLAND AND PENNSYLVANIA: SOUTHWORTH, Scott1, WINTSCH, R.P.2, KUNK, Michael J.1, DRAKE, Avery Ala1, MULVEY, B.K.2, NAESER, Charles N.1, and NAESER, Nancy1, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192-0001, ssouthwo@usgs.gov, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 E 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
5-59:25 AM A MODEL FOR IAPETAN RIFTING OF LAURENTIA BASED ON NEOPROTEROZOIC DIKES AND RELATED ROCKS: BURTON, William C., U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192, bburton@usgs.gov and SOUTHWORTH, Scott, U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192-0001
5-69:45 AM PROVENANCE ANALYSIS OF THE NEOPROTEROZOIC OCOEE SUPERGROUP, EASTERN GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS, NC/TN: CHAKRABORTY, Suvankar, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University Of Kentucky, 101 Slone Research Building, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, schak4@uky.edu, MOECHER, David, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University Of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, and SAMSON, Scott D., Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244
 10:05 AM Break
5-710:25 AM EVIDENCE FOR LATE NEOPROTEROZOIC DEPOSITION OF THE OCOEE SUPERGROUP: SHRIMP U-PB AND TRACE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF DIAGENETIC XENOTIME AND MONAZITE: ALEINIKOFF, John N., USGS, Denver Federal Center, MS 963, Denver, CO 80225, jaleinikoff@usgs.gov, SOUTHWORTH, Scott, U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192-0001, FANNING, C. Mark, PRISE, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National Univ, Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia, and MAZDAB, F.K., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
5-810:45 AM THE “GREAT SMOKY GROUP, OCOEE SUPERGROUP” IN GEORGIA AND ALABAMA; LATE PROTEROZOIC RIFT-FILL DEPOSITS OR MIDDLE ORDOVICIAN THRUST-BASIN DEPOSITS?: HIGGINS, Michael W., The Geologic Mapping Institute, 1752 Timber Bluff Drive, Clayton, GA 30525-6011, mhiggins@mindspring.com
5-911:05 AM A NEW WORKING MODEL FOR DEPOSITION AND STRATIGRAPHY OF THE CHILHOWEE GROUP IN THE BLUE RIDGE OF VIRGINIA: SMOOT, Joseph P., U.S. Geological Survey, M.S. 926A, National Center, Reston, VA 20192, jpsmoot@usgs.gov and SOUTHWORTH, Scott, U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192-0001
5-1011:25 AM EVOLUTION OF THE LAURENTIAN RIFTED MARGIN IN THE SOUTHERNMOST APPALACHIANS: TULL, James F., Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, tull@gly.fsu.edu
5-1111:45 AM TRANSFORM-PARALLEL AND RIFT-PARALLEL INTRACRATONIC FAULT SYSTEMS AROUND THE OUACHITA EMBAYMENT OF THE IAPETAN RIFTED MARGIN OF SOUTHERN LAURENTIA: THOMAS, William A., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, geowat@uky.edu

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