2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte
Session No. 101 Monday, 5 November 2012
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Charlotte Convention Center: Hall B

T139. Divided Oceans and Connected Continents: Advances in Geology and Paleontology of the Tropical Americas (Posters) (Paleontological Society)

Authors will be present from 2 to 4 PM, and 5:00 to 6:30 PM
 Paper #Booth #
101-1246THE CARIBBEAN/PACIFIC SUBDUCTION UNDER THE SOUTH AMERICAN MARGIN AND ITS EFFECT ON THE CONFIGURATION OF SOUTHERN COLOMBIAN ANDES: BORRERO, Carlos A. and JARAMILLO, Carlos M., Geology Dept, Caldas University, Calle 65 # 26-10, Manizales, 57, Colombia, borrero_c@yahoo.com
101-2247NATURE OF THE BASEMENT OF THE SOUTHERN COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN MARGIN: TAMARA, Javier and RINCON, Daniel, ECOPETROL-ICP, Km 7 Autopista Piedecuesta, Piedecuesta, 0000, Colombia, jatamarag@gmail.com
101-3248SEDIMENTARY AND STRUCTURAL RESPONSE OF RIGHT-LATERAL TRANSPRESSION ASSOCIATED WITH OBLIQUE CONVERGENCE ALONG CARIBBEAN-SOUTH AMERICAN PLATE MARGIN, NORTHERN COLOMBIA: SANCHEZ, Carlos Javier, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston, 312 Science & Research Bldg. 1, Houston, TX 77204, cjsanchez3@uh.edu and MANN, Paul, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston, 312 Science & Research, Building 1, Rm. 312, Houston, TX 77204
101-4249STRUCTURE AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF A PANAMA ARC SECTION: JUXTAPOSITION VIA CONTRACTIONAL TECTONICS: FOWLER, Gary D. III, Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University, 211 Westcott Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1470, gdf09@my.fsu.edu, FARRIS, David, CTPA, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, Panama, 34002-0948, Panama, CARDONA, Agustin, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, Panama, 0843-03092, Panama, and O'DEA, Aaron, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Center for Tropical Palaeoecology and Archaeology & Naos Island Marine Laboratories, 9100 PANAMA CITY PL, Panama City, 20521-9100, Panama
101-5250GRAVITY CONSTRAINTS ON THE PANAMANIAN GATUN-CHAGRES BASIN AND ITS POTENTIAL AS A YOUNG MARINE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE PACIFIC AND CARIBBEAN SEAS: FARRIS, David W., Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University, 909 Antarctic Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306, dwfarris@fsu.edu and FOWLER, Gary D. III, Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University, 211 Westcott Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1470
101-6251DETRITAL GEOCHRONOLOGY AND LOW-TEMPERATURE THERMOCHRONOLOGY IN THE ISTHMUS OF PANAMA: RAMÍREZ S, Diego A.1, FOSTER, David A.1, MIN, Kyoungwon1, and MONTES, Camilo2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611, diegoramirez@ufl.edu, (2) Geociencias, Universidad de Los Andes, Calle 1A #18A-10 Edificio IP, Bogota, Colombia
101-7252NEW CONSTRAINTS ON THE BAHAMA BANK-NORTHEAST CARIBBEAN COLLISION: APATITE AND ZIRCON (U-TH)/HE AGES FROM PUERTO RICO AND SURROUNDING ISLANDS: ROMAN-COLON, Yomayra A.1, CAVOSIE, Aaron J.1, and STOCKLI, Daniel F.2, (1) Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681, yomayra.roman@upr.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712
101-8253THE SHOALING OF THE CENTRAL AMERICAN SEAWAY AND ASSOCIATED IMPACTS: A PALEOCEANOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE: WAITE, Amanda J., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 241 Williamson Hall, PO Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611, amandajowaite@gmail.com, JARAMILLO, Carlos, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama, and MARTIN, Ellen E., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, P.O. Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611-2120
101-9254LYELLIAN ANALYSIS OF THE GREAT AMERICAN FAUNAL INTERCHANGE IN FLORIDA: RIVERA, Alexei A., 20404 Peridot Lane, Germantown, MD 20876, alexei.a.rivera@gmail.com
101-10255PALEOENVIRONMENTS OF THE UPPER CUCARACHA FORMATION (EARLY MIOCENE, PANAMA): EVIDENCE FROM PEDOFACIES AND FLUVIAL DEPOSITS: RIEGEL, Hannah B., Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU BOX 32067, Boone, NC 28608, riegelhb@appstate.edu, WOOD, Aaron R., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Dickinson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, ZAMORA, Hector A., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, MARTIN, Jeffrey M., Department of Geosciences, East Tennessee State University, PO Box 70357, Johnson City, TN 37614, and CARR, Jason R., Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701
101-11256VEGETATION PATTERNS OF EARLY MIOCENE PANAMA: KOLL, Rebecca A.1, MANCHESTER, Steven1, and JARAMILLO, Carlos2, (1) Florida Museum of Natural History & Biology Department, University of Florida, Museum Rd and Newell Dr, Dickinson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, rebecca.koll@ufl.edu, (2) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama
101-12257NEW FRESHWATER MOLLUSCS FROM THE PANAMA CANAL MIOCENE CUCARACHA FORMATION AND PALEOENVIRONMENTAL RECONSTRUCTION IMPLICATIONS: MARTIN, Jeffrey M., Department of Geosciences, East Tennessee State University, 100 CR Drive, Johnson City, TN 37615, martinjm1@goldmail.etsu.edu, RIEGEL, Hannah B., Department of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU BOX 32067, Boone, VA 28608, ZAMORA, Hector A., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, CARR, Jason R., Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, and WOOD, Aaron R., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Dickinson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
101-13258MACROINVERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY AND CHRONOSTRATIGRAPHY OF MIOCENE-PLEISTOCENE SUCCESIONS IN THE GUAJIRA PENINSULA OF NORTHERN COLOMBIA: HENDY, Austin J.W.1, JONES, Douglas S.1, QUIROZ, Luis I.2, MONTES, Camilo3, and JARAMILLO, Carlos4, (1) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, ahendy@flmnh.ufl.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, S7N 5E2, Canada, (3) Geosciences, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia, (4) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama
101-14259A SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS OF TERTIARY MARINE FAUNA FROM VIEQUES, PUERTO RICO: MCNABB, Justin James, University of South Florida, Geology Department, 4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, jmcnabb@mail.usf.edu
101-15260FIDELITY OF MARINE INVERTEBRATE DEATH AND FOSSIL ASSEMBLAGES IN A COASTAL MARINE ECOSYSTEM, BAHIA BIQUE, PANAMA: PORTELL, Roger W.1, LUQUE, Javier2, HENDY, Austin J.W.1, and CHRISTY, John2, (1) Florida Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 117800, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, portell@flmnh.ufl.edu, (2) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama
101-16261BROADER IMPACT ACTIVITIES OF THE PANAMA CANAL PROJECT: ADDING VALUE AND EXPANDING THE REACH OF STEM RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN THE U.S. AND LATIN AMERICA: MACFADDEN, Bruce J., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Dickinson Hall--Museum Road, PO Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611, bmacfadd@flmnh.ufl.edu
101-17262RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR TEACHERS (RET): USING PALEONTOLOGY FIELDWORK IN THE PANAMA CANAL TO SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL LEARNING: MCLAUGHLIN, Cheryl A., School of Teaching and Learning, University of Florida, 2331 Norman Hall, P.O Box 117048, Gainesville, FL 32611, chermac72@ufl.edu, HOLLIDAY, Jill A., Biology, University of Florida, 313 Bartram Hall, P.O Box 118525, Gainesville, FL 32611, MACFADDEN, Bruce J., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Dickinson Hall--Museum Road, PO Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611, and BLOOM, Gary S., Santa Cruz City Schools, 405 Old San Jose Rd, Soquel, CA 95073
101-18263INTERNATIONAL STEM TEACHER PROJECT: A UNIQUELY VALUABLE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR SCIENCE EDUCATORS IN PANAMA: JOHNSTON, Daniel C., Santa Cruz City Schools, Watsonville High School, 250 E Beach St, Watsonville, CA 95076, daniel_johnston@pvusd.net and MACFADDEN, Bruce, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
101-19264INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS: INCORPORATING SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND METHODOLOGY FROM THE PANAMA CANAL PROJECT INTO THE CLASSROOM: FALLS, Stacey F.1, JOHNSTON, Daniel C.2, ALAIMO, Gail M.3, KAPLAN, Miriam3, and LYNCH, Michael4, (1) Santa Cruz High School, Science Department, Santa Cruz City Schools, 415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, sfalls@sccs.net, (2) Santa Cruz City Schools, 405 Old San Jose Road, Soquel, CA 95073, (3) Soquel High School, Science Department, Santa Cruz City Schools, 401 Old San Jose Road, Soquel, CA 95073, (4) Harbor High School, Science Department, Santa Cruz City Schools, 300 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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