FRAGILE EARTH: Geological Processes from Global to Local Scales and Associated Hazards (4-7 September 2011)
Session No. 2 Monday, 5 September 2011
11:00-17:35, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: A 125

T2D. Evolution of the South Atlantic, Adjacent Continents, and Passive Continental Margins in General

Ulrich Anton Glasmacher, Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth and Hans-Peter Bunge, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 11:00 Introductory Remarks/ SPP 1375 SAMPLE Overview (Hans-Peter Bunge)
2-111:15 THE INITIATION OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN BASIN: DALZIEL, Ian W.D.1, LAWVER, Lawrence A.1, and MURPHY, J. Brendan2, (1) Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Road (R2200), Austin, TX 78758-4445, ian@ig.utexas.edu, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5, Canada
2-211:45 LEARNING FROM FAILURE: NEW INSIGHTS INTO CONTINENTAL RIFTING FROM NORTH AMERICA'S FAILED MID-CONTINENT RIFT: STEIN, Carol A.1, STEIN, Seth2, and VAN DER LEE, Suzan2, (1) Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W. Taylor St, m/c 186, Chicago, IL 60607-7059, cstein@uic.edu, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208-2150
2-312:05 BREAKING THE CRATONIC EQUATORIAL ATLANTIC BRIDGE: WHY THERE IS NO SAHARAN OCEAN: HEINE, Christian, School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney, Madsen Building F09, The University of Sydney, 2006, Australia, Christian.Heine@sydney.edu.au and BRUNE, Sascha, Section 2.5 Geodynamic Modeling Group, GFZ-Potsdam, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, 14473, Germany
2-412:20 FULL WAVEFORM TOMOGRAPHY OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC UPPER MANTLE: COLLI, Lorenzo1, FICHTNER, Andreas2, and BUNGE, Hans-Peter1, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Theresienstr. 41, Munich, 80333, Germany, colli@geophysik.uni-muenchen.de, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, P.O Box 80125, Utrecht, 3508, Netherlands
2-512:35 LAND-OCEAN INTERACTIONS IN AFRICA RECORDED IN DEEP-SEA SEDIMENTS: WEFER, Gerold, MULITZA, Stefan, and SCHULZ, Michael, MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Leobener Str, Bremen, 28359, Germany, gwefer@marum.de
 12:50 Lunch Break
2-614:00 ELEVATED, PASSIVE CONTINENTAL MARGINS: NOT RIFT SHOULDERS BUT EXPRESSIONS OF EPISODIC, POST-RIFT BURIAL AND EXHUMATION DRIVEN BY CHANGES IN PLATE MOTION AND/OR MANTLE FLOW: JAPSEN, Peter1, CHALMERS, James A.1, GREEN, Paul F.2, and BONOW, Johan M.3, (1) Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Copenhagen, DK-1350, pj@geus.dk, (2) Geotrack International, Melbourne, 3055, (3) Copenhagen, DK-1350
2-714:30 EFFECT OF MANTLE CONVECTION ON THE TOTAL TECTONIC SUBSIDENCE OF SOUTH ATLANTIC MARGINS: FLAMENT, Nicolas E.1, WILLIAMS, Simon E.2, HEINE, Christian3, SETON, Maria4, GURNIS, Michael5, and MÜLLER, R. Dietmar4, (1) Earthbyte Group, School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney, Madsen Bdg F09, Rm 416, Eastern Avenue, Sydney, 2006, Australia, nicolas.flament@sydney.edu.au, (2) School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Madsen Building F09, Sydney, 2015, Australia, (3) Sydney, 2006, Australia, (4) School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Madsen Blg F09, Sydney, 2006, Australia, (5) Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 9125
2-814:45 THE THERMAL FIELD OF PASSIVE MARGINS AS DERIVED FROM 3D DATABASED, REGIONAL BASIN MODELS: SCHECK-WENDEROTH, Magdalena, MAYSTRENKO, Yuriy, AUTIN, Julia, and SIPPEL, Judith, Section 4.4 Basin Analysis, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Telegrafenberg C4, Potsdam, 14473, Germany, leni@gfz-potsdam.de
2-915:00 STRUCTURE AND EVOLUTION OF THE COLORADO BASIN, ARGENTINE PASSIVE MARGIN: AUTIN, Julia1, SCHECK-WENDEROTH, Magdalena1, LOEGERING, Markus J.2, ANKA, Zahie3, VALLEJO, Eduardo4, RODRIGUEZ, Jorge F.4, MARCHAL, Denis4, DOMINGUEZ, Fabian4, REICHERT, Christian5, and DI PRIMIO, Rolando3, (1) Section 4.4 Basin Analysis, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Telegrafenberg C4, Potsdam, 14473, Germany, leni@gfz-potsdam.de, (2) Section 4.3 Organic Geochemistry, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, (now at: Fugro Robertson Ltd. Llandudno, LL30 1SA United Kingdom.), Potsdam, 14473, Germany, (3) Section 4.3. Organic Geochemistry, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, 14473, Germany, (4) Petrobras Energía S.A, Buenos Aires, Argentina, (5) Marine Resource Exploration (B1.1), BGR Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Geozentrum Hannover, P.O. Box 51 01 53, Hannover, D-30631, Germany
2-1015:15 TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF WALVIS RIDGE, OFFSHORE NAMIBIA: EVIDENCE FROM REFLECTION SEISMIC AND HIGH-RESOLUTION BATHYMETRIC DATA: BEHRMANN, Jan H.1, PLANERT, Lars1, and JOKAT, Wilfried2, (1) Marine Geodynamics, IFM-GEOMAR, Wischhofstr. 1-3, Kiel, 24148, Germany, jbehrmann@ifm-geomar.de, (2) Alfred-Wegener-Institut, P.O. Box 120161, Bremerhaven, 27515, Germany
 15:30 Break
2-1115:50 MANTLE DYNAMIC IMPACT ON PASSIVE MARGIN EVOLUTION: IMPLICATIONS FOR THEIR ARCHITECTURE AND DERIVED SEA LEVEL HISTORIES: ROWLEY, David B.1, FORTE, Alessandro M.2, MOUCHA, Robert2, MITROVICA, Jerry X.3, SIMMONS, Nathan A.4, and GRANT, Stephen P.5, (1) Department of the Geophysical Sciences, The University of Chicago, 5734 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, rowley@geosci.uchicago.edu, (2) Geotop, Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Atmosphère, CP 8888, Succursale Centre-ville, Montreal, QC H3C3P9, Canada, (3) Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 20 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, (4) Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550-9234, (5) Jackson School of Geol. Sci, University of Texas, Austin, 78712
2-1216:20 SEA LEVEL AND VERTICAL MOTION OF CONTINENTS SINCE THE LATE CRETACEOUS FROM DYNAMIC EARTH MODELS: SPASOJEVIC, Sonja and GURNIS, Michael, Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, gurnis@gps.caltech.edu
2-1316:35 THE SCOTIA SEA GATEWAY: NO OUTLET FOR PACIFIC MANTLE: NERLICH, Rainer, Department of Computational Geoscience, Simula Research Laboratory, Martin Linges Vei 17, Oslo, Norway, rainer@simula.no, CLARK, Stuart, Simula Research Laboratory, Fornebu, 1364, Norway, and BUNGE, Hans-Peter, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Munich (LMU), Theresienstrasse 41, Munich, 80333, Germany
2-1416:50 CONTINENTAL BREAK-UP ON REGIONAL AND GLOBAL SCALE: INSIGHTS FROM 3D NUMERICAL MODELING: BRUNE, Sascha, Section 2.5 Geodynamic Modeling Group, GFZ-Potsdam, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, 14473, Germany, brune@gfz-potsdam.de, POPOV, Anton, Geodynamic modeling, GeoForschungsZentrum, Telegrafenberg E326, Potsdam, D-14473, Germany, and SOBOLEV, Stephan, GFZ Potsdam, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, 14473
2-1517:05 CONSTRAINING THE EXHUMATION HISTORY OF THE NORWEGIAN PASSIVE MARGIN THROUGH LOW-TEMPERATURE THERMOCHRONOLOGICAL DATA FROM THE SOGNEFJORD-HARDANGERFJORD REGIONS, SW-NORWAY: KOHLMANN, Fabian, KSIENZYK, Anna Katharina, JACOBS, Joachim, and FOSSEN, Haakon, Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, Bergen, 5007, Norway, fabian.kohlmann@geo.uib.no

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