Northeastern Section - 47th Annual Meeting (18–20 March 2012)
Session No. 1 Sunday, 18 March 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hartford Marriott Downtown: Capital Rooms 2 & 3

S1. Modern and Ancient Orogenic Belts

Timothy Byrne, Yu-Chang Chan and B. Clark Burchfiel, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
1-18:00 AM ACTIVE NORMAL FAULTING IN NORTHERN TAIWAN: EVIDENCE FROM RECENT TOPOGRAPHIC AND GEOLOGIC OBSERVATIONS: CHAN, Yu-Chang1, CHANG, Kuo-Jen2, CHEN, Rou-Fei3, LEE, Jian-Cheng1, and HSIEH, Yu-Chung4, (1) Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 115, Taiwan, yuchang@earth.sinica.edu.tw, (2) Department of Civil Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, 106, Taiwan, (3) Department of Geology, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, 111, Taiwan, (4) Central Geological Survey, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taipei, Taiwan
1-28:20 AM SIMULTANEOUS MOUNTAIN BUILDING IN TAIWAN OROGENIC BELT: LEE, Yuan-Hsi, Earth and Environmental Sciences, National Chung-Cheng University, 168 University Rd, Ming-Hsiung, Chia-Yi, 62102, Taiwan, seilee@eq.ccu.edu.tw, LO, Wei, Department of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, 1, Sec. 3, Chung-hsiao E. Rd, Taipei, 10608, Taiwan, TIMOTHY, B. Byrne, Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut Storrs, 345 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269-2045, and RAU, Ruey-Juin, Department of Earth Sciences, National Cheng-Kung University, No.1, University Road, Tainan City, 701, Taiwan
1-38:40 AM OBLIQUE CONVERGENCE AND SYN-OROGENIC EXTENSION IN ACTIVE ARC-CONTINENT COLLISION: CONSTRAINED BY EARTHQUAKE ANALYSIS IN SOUTH CENTRAL TAIWAN: RAU, Ruey-Juin, Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 701, Taiwan, raurj@mail.ncku.edu.tw, CHING, Kuo-En, Geomatics, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 701, Taiwan, LEE, Yuan-Hsi, Earth and Environmental Sciences, 168 University Rd, Ming-Hsiung, Chia-Yi, 62102, Taiwan, LEE, Jian-Cheng, Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 115, Taiwan, CHAN, Yu-Chang, Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 115, Taiwan, and BYRNE, Timothy, Center for Integrative Geosciences, Univ of Connecticut, 354 Mansfield Road U-2045, Storrs, CT 06269-2045
1-49:00 AM EVIDENCE FOR CRUSTAL-SCALE IMBRICATION AND NON-EQUILIBRIUM TOPOGRAPHY IN THE SOUTHERN CENTRAL RANGE, TAIWAN: BYRNE, Tim, Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, tim.byrne@uconn.edu, OUIMET, William B., Geography, University of Connecticut, Beach Hall, Unit 2045, Storrs, CT 06269-4148, RAU, Ruey-Juin, Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 701, Taiwan, HSIEH, Meng-Long, Earth and Environmental Sciences, National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi, 621, Taiwan, and LEE, Yuan-Hsi, Earth and Environmental Sciences, 168 University Rd, Ming-Hsiung, Chia-Yi, 62102, Taiwan
1-59:20 AM LESSONS FROM THE MODERN ARC-CONTINENT COLLISION OF TAIWAN FOR CLEAVAGE AND MAP PATTERNS OF THE TACONIC OROGENY: FISHER, Donald M., Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, dmf6@psu.edu and WILLETT, Sean D., ETH Earth Sciences, Geology, Sonnegsstr. 5, Zürich, 8092, Switzerland
1-69:40 AM TWO CENOZOIC DYANAMIC SYSTEMS AND THEIR RELATIONS TO THE TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF SE ASIA AND TO EXTRUSTION PROCESSES: BURCHFIEL, B. Clark, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT, 54-1010, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, bcburch@mit.edu, ROYDEN, Leigh H., Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, and VAN DER HILST, Robert D., Dept. Earth, Atm. & Planet. Sci, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139
 10:00 AM Break
1-710:20 AM COMPARING MODERN AND ANCIENT OROGENS: HIMALAYAS AND APPALACHIANS SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES: HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, bobmap@utk.edu and JESSUP, Micah J., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
1-810:40 AM TRANSPRESSION AND EXTRUSION IN SOUTH-CENTRAL NEW ENGLAND RESULTING FROM LATE PALEOZOIC OBLIQUE COLLISION: 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
1-911:00 AM CAMBRIAN-ORDOVICIAN SUCCESSIONS AND DETRITAL ZIRCON GEOCHRONOLOGY OF NORTH WALES AND NOVA SCOTIA: TERRANE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN GANDERIA AND MEGUMIA: POTHIER, Hayley, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, ESB 1-26, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G2E3, Canada, hpothier@ualberta.ca, WALDRON, John W.F., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G2E3, Canada, DUFRANE, S. Andrew, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, SCHOFIELD, D.I., British Geological Survey, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom, BARR, Sandra M., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS B4P2R6, Canada, and WHITE, Chris E., Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Halifax, NS B3J2T9, Canada
1-1011:20 AM THE PALEOPROTEROZOIC TRANS-HUDSON OROGEN: THE CASE FOR EARLY “MODERN-TYPE” ACCRETIONARY AND COLLISIONAL PROCESSES: CORRIGAN, David, Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8 Canada, dcorriga@NRCan.gc.ca
1-1111:40 AM WHY WAS THE IAPETUS OCEAN SO SHORT-LIVED?: WALDRON, John W.F., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G2E3, Canada, john.waldron@ualberta.ca, MURPHY, J. Brendan, Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5, Canada, and SCHOFIELD, D.I., British Geological Survey, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom

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