Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 60 Tuesday, 16 March 2010
8:00 AM-12:05 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: International E

T5. Vorticity and Strain in Shear Zones

J. Ryan Thigpen and Micah J. Jessup, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
60-18:05 AM TECHNIQUES FOR VORTICITY ANALYSIS: A SELECTIVE REVIEW OF PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH THEIR APPLICATION: LAW, R.D., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rdlaw@vt.edu
60-28:25 AM VORTICITY ESTIMATION USING SHEAR BAND CLEAVAGES AS A MEANS TO CHARACTERIZE STRAIN PARTITIONING IN A MAJOR ARCHEAN GENERAL SHEAR ZONE: SHORT, Heather A., Dept of Geosciences, John Abbott College, 21 275 Lakeshore Road, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 3L9, Canada, heather.short@johnabbott.qc.ca and TREMBLAY, Alain, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal, 201, avenue du President-Kennedy, Montreal, QC H2X 3Y7, Canada
60-38:45 AM MID-CRUSTAL FLOW, STRAIN PARTITIONING AND EXHUMATION IN THE CENTRAL HIMALAYA, TIBET/NEPAL: JESSUP, Micah1, COTTLE, John2, and LANGILLE, Jackie1, (1) Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, mjessup@utk.edu, (2) Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
60-49:05 AM EXAMINATION OF VORTICITY AT DIFFERENT CRUSTAL LEVELS: A CASE STUDY FROM THE MOINE THRUST ZONE, NW SCOTTISH CALEDONIDES: THIGPEN, J. Ryan, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, 215 McGlothlin-Street Hall, Williamsburg, VA 23185, thigpe05@vt.edu, LAW, Richard D., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, ROTH, Benjamin L., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, LLOYD, Geoffrey E., School of Earth and Environment, Leeds University, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom, and BROWN, Summer J., Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
60-59:25 AM INTEGRATED STRAIN, PETROFABRIC AND VORTICITY ANALYSIS OF MOINE THRUST FOOTWALL MYLONITES IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE ASSYNT WINDOW, NW SCOTLAND: ROTH, Benjamin L., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, broth@vt.edu, LAW, Richard D., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, THIGPEN, J. Ryan, Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, and BROWN, Summer J., Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
60-69:45 AM CYLINDRICAL FOLDS AT A LOW ANGLE TO THE STRETCHING LINEATION IN THE TACONIC SLATE BELT: CRESPI, Jean, Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, jean.crespi@uconn.edu
 10:05 AM Break
60-710:25 AM GENERAL SHEAR ZONES AT THE EASTERN BASEMENT-COVER CONTACT, BLUE RIDGE PROVINCE, VIRGINIA: BAILEY, Christopher, Department of Geology, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, cmbail@wm.edu
60-810:45 AM 3D RESTORATION OF THE NEOPROTEROZOIC SUGAR HOLLOW RIFT BASIN USING STRAIN AND VORTICITY ANALYSIS, BLUE RIDGE, CENTRAL VIRGINIA: LASKOWSKI, Andrew1, THIGPEN, J. Ryan2, and BAILEY, Christopher1, (1) Department of Geology, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, aklask@wm.edu, (2) Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
60-911:05 AM QUANTIFYING THE KINEMATIC EVOLUTION OF THE SLIDE LAKE SHEAR ZONE, SAWATCH RANGE, COLORADO: LEE, P. Elizabeth1, JESSUP, Micah J.1, SHAW, Colin A.2, and HICKS, Gordon L. III1, (1) Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 306 EPS Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, plizlee@gmail.com, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717
60-1011:25 AM CONSTRAINING THE DEFORMATION GEOMETRY OF THE YAVAPAI-MAZATAL OROGENY USING THREE-DIMENSIONAL STRAIN ANALYSIS IN THE PROTEROZOIC VALLECITO CONGLOMERATE, NEEDLE MOUNTAINS, SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO: SNELL, Alexandra K. and BAILEY, Christopher, Department of Geology, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, aksnel@wm.edu

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