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

T2. Laurentian-Gondwanan Interactions in the Paleozoic I

James Hibbard, Cees van Staal, Sandra Barr and William A. Thomas, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
59-18:05 AM THE RHEIC OCEAN: FROM GONDWANA AND LAURUSSIA TO PANGEA: NANCE, R. Damian, Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701,, GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO, Gabriel, Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, 37008, KEPPIE, J. Duncan, Departamento de Geología Regional, Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, DF 04510, Mexico, LINNEMANN, Ulf, Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie, Königsbrücker Landstraße 159, Dresden, D-01109, Germany, MURPHY, J. Brendan, Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5, Canada, QUESADA, Cecilio, Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Ríos Rosas 23, Madrid, 28003, Spain, STRACHAN, Rob, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Burnaby Building, Burnaby Road, Portsmouth, PO1 3QL, United Kingdom, and WOODCOCK, Nigel H., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom
59-28:25 AM WHAT CAUSED THE MAIN OROGENIC PULSES ALONG THE CALEDONIAN – APPALACHIAN MARGIN OF LAURENTIA DURING THE PALEOZOIC?: VAN DER VOO, Rob, Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, and VAN DER PLUIJM, Ben A., Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, 2534 C. C. Little Building, 1100 North University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
59-38:45 AM LAURENTIAN-GONDWANAN INTERACTIONS ALONG THE APPALACHIAN MARGIN: HIBBARD, J.P., Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695,, VAN STAAL, C.R., Geological Survey of Canada, 625 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6B5J3, Canada, and RANKIN, D.W., US Geol Survey, Mail Stop 926, Reston, VA 20192
59-49:05 AM OXYGEN-ISOTOPE MAPPING OF THE PERI-GONDWANAN TERRANES IN THE APPALACHIAN OROGEN: AN INSIGHT INTO ROCK-WATER INTERACTION AND TECTONICS: POTTER, Joanna1, LONGSTAFFE, Frederick J.1, BARR, Sandra2, and HIBBARD, James3, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 5B7, Canada,, (2) Department of Geology, Acadia University, 12 University Avenue, Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6, Canada, (3) Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State U, Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695
59-59:25 AM TRUNCATION OF THE IAPETAN RIFTED MARGIN ON THE ALABAMA PROMONTORY BY THE SUWANNEE-WIGGINS SUTURE: THOMAS, William A., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, and STELTENPOHL, Mark G., Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849
 10:05 AM Break
59-710:25 AM A REVIEW OF THE FIELD RELATIONSHIPS AND GEOCHRONOLOGY OF THE CAT SQUARE TERRANE AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR MIDDLE PALEOZOIC ACCRETION OF THE CAROLINA SUPERTERRANE: MERSCHAT, Arthur J., U. S. Geological Survey, MS 926A National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192, 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
59-810:45 AM GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE ARVONIA FORMATION, CHOPAWAMSIC TERRANE, VIRGINIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR SOURCE AREA WEATHERING AND PROVENANCE: OWENS, Brent E.1, KING, Sarah E.1, and SAMSON, Scott D.2, (1) Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187,, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244
59-911:05 AM 40AR/39AR TIMING CONSTRAINTS ON THE PALEOZOIC ASSEMBLY OF THE MID-ATLANTIC PIEDMONT, USA: KUNK, Michael J.1, WINTSCH, Robert P.2, SOUTHWORTH, Scott3, FLEMING, Anthony H.4, and DRAKE, Avery Ala3, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192,, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Bloomington, IN 47405, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192-0001, (4) 2275 E300S, Albion, IN 46701
59-1011:25 AM CONSTRAINTS ON DEPOSITIONAL AGES OF MARYLAND PIEDMONT ROCKS FROM DETRITAL ZIRCON U/PB DATING: MARTIN, Aaron J.1, SOUTHWORTH, Scott2, COLLINS, Jennifer C.1, KINGMAN, Edward R.1, and RAUM, Joseph T.1, (1) Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742,, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192-0001

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