Rocky Mountain (63rd Annual) and Cordilleran (107th Annual) Joint Meeting (18–20 May 2011)
Session No. 2 Wednesday, 18 May 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Riverwoods Conference Center: Willow

T1. From Contraction to Extension: The Mesozoic to Cenozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Northern Great Basin I

Joseph P. Colgan, Christopher D. Henry, Victoria E. Langenheim, Allen J. McGrew, David M. Miller and Michael L. Wells, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
2-18:05 AM SOME MUSINGS REGARDING STRUCTURAL EVOLUTION OF NE NEVADA-NW UTAH FROM JURASSIC TO RECENT: THORMAN, Charles H., Dept. of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 12464 W 2nd Dr, Lakewood, CO 80228, cthorman@comcast.net
2-28:30 AM LATE MESOZOIC AND CENOZOIC EVOLUTION OF EAST-CENTRAL NEVADA: HINTERLAND TECTONICS AND THE ORIGIN OF METAMORPHIC CORE COMPLEXES: GANS, Phillip B., Department of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9630, gans@geol.ucsb.edu, WONG, Martin, Geology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346, and CALVERT, Andrew T., US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, MS-937, Menlo Park, CA 94025
2-38:55 AM THE SNAKE RANGE METAMORPHIC CORE COMPLEX, NEVADA—A CLOSER LOOK: MILLER, Elizabeth L., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, elmiller@stanford.edu
2-49:20 AM THE GREAT BASIN ALTIPLANO AND THE MYTH OF LARGE-MAGNITUDE REGIONAL EXTENSION DURING THE IGNIMBRITE FLAREUP: BEST, Myron G., Department of Geology, Brigham Young University, S389 ESC, Provo, UT 84602, myron_best@byu.edu and CHRISTIANSEN, Eric H., Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
 9:45 AM Break
2-510:00 AM EOCENE TOPOGRAPHY IN NORTHEASTERN NEVADA: IMPLICATIONS FOR EARLY CENOZOIC EXTENSION IN THE NORTHERN BASIN AND RANGE: HENRY, Christopher D., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, chenry@unr.edu
2-610:20 AM TWO-STAGE MODEL FOR EXHUMATION OF THE RUBY MOUNTAINS - EAST HUMBOLDT METAMORPHIC CORE COMPLEX, NORTHEASTERN NEVADA: COLGAN, Joseph P., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd. MS 975, Menlo Park, CA 94025, jcolgan@usgs.gov
2-710:40 AM FINAL COOLING AND UNROOFING OF THE PILOT AND NORTH TOANO METAMORPHIC TERRAINS IS MIDDLE MIOCENE IN AGE: MCGREW, Allen J., Department of Geology, The University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2364, Allen.McGrew@notes.udayton.edu, FOLAND, Kenneth A., Department of Geological Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, and STOCKLI, Daniel F., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd. Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045
2-811:00 AM WAS MID-MIOCENE EXTENSION IN THE NORTHERN BASIN AND RANGE A PRODUCT OF PLUME IMPINGEMENT, PLATE REORGANIZATION, OR BOTH?: CAMP, Victor, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, vcamp@geology.sdsu.edu
2-911:20 AM EXTENSIVE MIDDLE-MIOCENE SILICIC MAGMATISM IN NORTHEASTERN NV: THE JARBIDGE RHYOLITE AND ITS CONNECTION TO THE CENOZOIC EVOLUTION OF THE NORTHERN GREAT BASIN: BRUESEKE, Matthew E., Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 108 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, brueseke@ksu.edu
2-1011:40 AM MIOCENE-RECENT TECTONO-MAGMATIC EVOLUTION OF SOUTHEAST OREGON: IMPLICATIONS FOR GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION: MAKOVSKY, Kyle A., Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, kylemakovsky@u.boisestate.edu and PEZZOPANE, Silvio, Paisley, OR 97636

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