T158. Impact Cratering in the Solar System: Processes and Products

Session No. 225
Wednesday, 7 November 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Charlotte Convention Center 213A

T158. Impact Cratering in the Solar System: Processes and Products

GSA Planetary Geology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Geophysics Division; GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division

 

Christian Koeberl and Jeffrey Plescia, Advocates
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8:00 AM
IMPACT CHEMISTRY: A NEW FRONTIER IN SHOCK PHYSICS
MELOSH, Jay, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, 550 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, jmelosh@purdue.edu
8:20 AM
THE CRATERING HISTORY OF VESTA
O'BRIEN, David P.1, MARCHI, Simone2, SCHENK, Paul M.3, JAUMANN, Ralf4, MCSWEEN, Harry Y.5, REDDY, Vishnu6, DENEVI, Brett W.7, VINCENT, Jean-Baptiste6, RUSSELL, Christopher T.8, and RAYMOND, Carol A.9, (1) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Ft. Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, obrien@psi.edu, (2) NASA Lunar Science Institute, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO, (3) Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, (4) Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin, Germany, (5) Earth and Planetary Sciences Dept, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, (6) Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, (7) Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD, (8) Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, (9) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
8:40 AM
MORPHOLOGY OF PIT CRATERS AND HOLLOWS ON MERCURY
GILLIS-DAVIS, Jeffrey J., Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, Gillis@higp.hawaii.edu
9:00 AM
IMPACT BLAST WINDS: ORIGIN OF CERTAIN PERMANENT WIND STREAKS ON MARS
SCHULTZ, Peter H., Department of Geological Science, Brown University, P.O. Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, peter_schultz@brown.edu and QUINTANA, Stephanie N., Geological Sciences, Brown University, 324 Brook Street, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912
9:15 AM
ASYMMETRIC LUNAR CRATERS - IMPACTS ON SLOPING SURFACES
PLESCIA, Jeffrey, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Drive, Laurel, MD 20723-6099, jeffrey.plescia@jhuapl.edu
9:30 AM
HIGH SPATIAL RESOLUTION GEOCHEMISTRY OF K-PG IMPACT SPHERULES
BELZA, Joke1, GODERIS, Steven1, SMIT, Jan2, VANHAECKE, Frank3, and CLAEYS, Philippe4, (1) Dept. of Geology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, BE-1050, Belgium, jbelza@vub.ac.be, (2) Dept. of Sedimentology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, de Boelelaan 1085, Amsterdam, 1081HV, Netherlands, (3) Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Universiteit Gent, Krijgslaan 281 - S12, Ghent, BE-9000, Belgium, (4) Department of Geology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, BE-1050, Belgium
9:45 AM
REEVALUATION OF SIDEROPHILE ELEMENT ABUNDANCES AND RATIOS ACROSS THE CRETACEOUS-PALEOGENE (K-PG) BOUNDARY: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE NATURE OF THE PROJECTILE
GODERIS, Steven1, TAGLE, Roald2, BELZA, Joke1, SMIT, Jan3, MONTANARI, Alessandro4, VANHAECKE, Frank5, ERZINGER, Joerg6, and CLAEYS, Philippe1, (1) Dept. of Geology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, BE-1050, Belgium, steven.goderis@vub.ac.be, (2) Bruker Nano GmbH, Schwarzschildstrasse 12, Berlin, D-12489, Germany, (3) Dept. of Sedimentology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, de Boelelaan 1085, Amsterdam, 1018HV, Netherlands, (4) Osservatorio Geologico Di Coldigioco, Cda. Coldigioco 4, Apiro (MC), 62021, Italy, (5) Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Universiteit Gent, Krijgslaan 281 - S12, Ghent, BE-9000, Belgium, (6) GeoForschungsZentrum, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, D-14473, Germany
10:00 AM
NUMERICAL AND HYDROGEOPHYSICAL MODEL OF MOUNT TOONDINA IMPACT CRATER, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
HALIHAN, Todd1, DRESSLER, Andrew1, LOVE, Andrew2, XIE, Yueqing2, SIMMONS, Craig T.3, and BYRNES, Jeffrey1, (1) School of Geology, Oklahoma State University, 105 Noble Research Center, Stillwater, OK 74078, todd.halihan@okstate.edu, (2) School of the Environment, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia, 5046, Australia, (3) School of the Environment & National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, 5001, Australia
10:15 AM
THE EL'GYGYTGYN IMPACT STRUCTURE, RUSSIAN ARCTIC: AN ACHONDRITIC IMPACTOR?
KOEBERL, Christian1, MOYNIER, Fred2, and FORIEL, Julien2, (1) Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, also of the Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria, christian.koeberl@univie.ac.at, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130
10:30 AM
IMPACT GLASSES AND IMPACT MELT BRECCIA FROM THE EL'GYGYTGYN STRUCTURE, CHUKOTKA, RUSSIA
PITTARELLO, Lidia, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse, 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, lidia.pittarello@univie.ac.at and KOEBERL, Christian, Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, also of the Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria
10:45 AM
DETRITAL SHOCKED ZIRCONS ERODED FROM THE 1.85 GA SUDBURY IMPACT STRUCTURE IN MODERN FLUVIAL AND GLACIAL SAND DEPOSITS
THOMSON, Olivia A.1, CAVOSIE, Aaron J.1, MOSER, Desmond E.2, BARKER, Ivan2, and RADOVAN, Henri A.3, (1) Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681, olivia.thomson@upr.edu, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond St. North, London, ON N6A 5B7, Canada, (3) Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681
11:00 AM
ALAMO SEISMITE STYLES: PROXIMAL TO DISTAL ACROSS 150 KM
WARME, John E., Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401, jwarme@mines.edu and PINTO, Jesus A., Residencias El Solar de La Quinta, 2C-43, Los Teques, 1201, Venezuela
11:15 AM
QUANTITATIVE STRATIGRAPHIC MODELING OF THE LATE DEVONIAN ALAMO IMPACT, EASTERN NEVADA
SHEFFIELD, Joseph W., ESRI, 380 New York Street, Redlands, CA 92373-8100, jsheffield@esri.com and TAPANILA, Leif, Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 S. 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209-8072
11:30 AM
POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF SEDIMENT TRANSPORT UPON THE DECAY OF AN IMPACT PRODUCED TSUNAMI
SCHEDL, Andrew, Department of Physics, West Virginia State University, Institute, WV 25112-1000, schedlad@wvstateu.edu
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