Northeastern Section - 47th Annual Meeting (1820 March 2012)
Session No. 46 Tuesday, 20 March 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hartford Marriott Downtown: Ballroom D

T2. High-Strain Zone Kinematics, From the Microscopic to the Macroscopic Scale

Yvette D. Kuiper and Scott Giorgis, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
46-18:00 AM MAGMATISM AND THE EVOLUTION OF HIGH STRAIN ZONES IN THE LOWER CRUST DURING LITHOSPHERIC EXTENSION AND OROGENIC COLLAPSE, FIORDLAND, NEW ZEALAND: KLEPEIS, Keith1, STOWELL, Harold2, ODOM PARKER, Karen2, and WEBBER, Jeffrey1, (1) Geology, University of Vermont, Trinity Campus, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, Keith.Klepeis@uvm.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Box 870338, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
46-28:20 AM INTERPRETING THE TECTONIC HISTORY OF CRUSTAL-SCALE HIGH STRAIN ZONES: INSIGHTS FROM THE CORA LAKE SHEAR ZONE, WESTERN CHURCHILL PROVINCE: REGAN, Sean1, WILLIAMS, M.L.2, HOLLAND, Mark Edward3, LESLIE, S.4, MAHAN, K.H.4, JERCINOVIC, Michael J.5, and ALLAZ, Julien5, (1) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 611 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002, sregan@geo.umass.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 611 N Pleasant ST, Amherst, MA 01003, (3) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, (4) Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80309-0399, (5) Dept. of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003-9297
46-38:40 AM OTTAWAN TRANSECTION OF SHAWINIGAN STRUCTURES IN THE ADIRONDACKS OF VERMONT: BEARING on LARGE SCALE EXTENSIONAL OR THRUST FAULTING IN THE WHITEHALL SHEAR ZONE, NY AND VT: RATCLIFFE, N.M., US Geological Survey, US National Center, MS 926A, Reston, VA 20192, Ratcliffe2@gmail.com
46-49:00 AM HYDROTHERMAL MASS TRANSFER AND MAGNETITE MINERALIZATION IN DILATIONAL SHEAR ZONES, WESTERN HUDSON HIGHLANDS, NY: KALCZYNSKI, Michael J., Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University, 101 Warren Street, Smith Hall, Newark, NJ 07102, mjkalz@gmail.com and GATES, Alexander E., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rutgers Univ, Newark, NJ 07102
46-59:20 AM FROM ISOCLINAL FOLDS TO SHEATH FOLDS: THE PRESERVATION OF INTERMEDIATE-STAGE STRUCTURES ALONG AN ORDOVICIAN THRUST ZONE, WATERBURY RESERVOIR, CENTRAL VERMONT: KIM, Jonathan, Vermont Geological Survey, 103 South Main Street, Logue Cottage, Waterbury, VT 05671-2420, jon.kim@state.vt.us and KLEPEIS, Keith, Geology, University of Vermont, Trinity Campus, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405
46-69:40 AM A PROMINENT ZONE OF EARLY DEVONIAN CRUSTAL WEAKNESS AND MIGMATIZATION IN SOUTH CENTRAL MAINE: POLLOCK, S.G., Dept. of Geosciences, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME 04038, pollock@usm.maine.edu, WEST, D.P. Jr, Dept. of Geology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753, GROVER, T.W., Dept. of Natural Sciences, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 05735, and BERRY, H.N. IV, Maine Geological Survey, 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
 10:00 AM Break
46-710:20 AM EXHUMATION OF THE TURNER MOUNTAIN SYENITE FAULT SLIVER IN THE NORUMBEGA FAULT ZONE OF MAINE: IMPLICATIONS FOR KINEMATICS OF OROGEN-PARALLEL FAULT REACTIVATION: WANG, Chunzeng, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Maine at Presque Isle, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769, chunzeng.wang@maine.edu and LUDMAN, Allan, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11367-1597
46-810:40 AM RHEOLOGICAL HETEROGENEITY, STRAIN PARTITIONING, SHEAR STRESS COUPLING, AND KINEMATICS IN PORPHYROBLASTIC SCHISTS: FRIEMAN, Ben M., JOHNSON, Scott E., and GERBI, Christopher, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Maine, 5790 Bryand Global Sciences, Orono, ME 04469, ben.frieman@maine.edu
46-911:00 AM MICROSTRUCTURE AND CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC PREFERRED ORIENTATION OF POLYCRYSTALLINE MICROGARNET AGGREGATES DEVELOPED DURING FLATTENING, GRAIN BOUNDARY SLIDING, AND DIFFUSION CREEP: MASSEY, Matthew A., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, matthew.massey@uky.edu and MOECHER, David, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University Of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506
46-1011:20 AM AN INVERSE APPROACH TO EXTRACTING STRAIN AND VORTICITY DATA FROM PORPHYROCLAST POPULATIONS: GIORGIS, Scott, Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454, giorgis@geneseo.edu and DAVIS, Joshua R., Mathematics Department, Carleton College, 1 N. College St, Northfield, MN 55057

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