Rocky Mountain Section - 64th Annual Meeting (911 May 2012)
Session No. 18 Thursday, 10 May 2012
10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Hotel Albuquerque: Alvarado A&B

T9. Cenozoic Landscape Evolution in the Rocky Mountains and Colorado Plateau: Deciphering the Interplay between Mantle Buoyancy and Surface Processes I (GSA Geophysics Division; GSA Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Structural Geology & Tectonics Division)

Richard A. Young, Andres Aslan, Karl E. Karlstrom and Eric Kirby, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
18-110:30 AM DETECTING THE TOPOGRAPHIC EXPRESSION OF THE YELLOWSTONE HOT SPOT: EVIDENCE FOR QUATERNARY DYNAMIC TOPOGRAPHY IN THE BIGHORN BASIN: GUERRERO, Eduardo F., Geosciences, Oregon State University, Wilkinson 206, Corvallis, OR 97331, Eduardo.Guerrero@geo.oregonstate.edu and MEIGS, Andrew, Geosciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 97331
18-210:45 AM EXHUMATION IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS: EXPLORING TIMING, RATES, MECHANISMS, AND UPLIFT MODELS USING COMPILED THERMOCHRONOLOGY DATA: DONAHUE, Magdalena, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, MSCO3-2040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, mmsd@unm.edu, KARLSTROM, Karl E., Earth and Planetary Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, and KELLEY, Shari A., New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New MexicoTech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
18-311:00 AM MAGMATIC CONSTRAINTS ON THE ENIGMATIC COLORADO MINERAL BELT: FELDMAN, Josh, Earth and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico Institute of Mining and technology, 801 Leroy Pl, Socorro, NM 87801, jfeldman@nmt.edu, HEIZLER, Matthew T., New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, KARLSTROM, Karl E., Earth and Planetary Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, and KELLEY, Shari A., New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801
18-411:15 AM RECONSTRUCTING TRANSIENT LATEST CRETACEOUS-PALEOGENE MANTLE-DERIVED UPLIFT IN THE SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN BASINS: HELLER, Paul L., DUEKER, Ken G., MATHERS, Genevive R., and FOREMAN, Brady Z., Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, heller@uwyo.edu
18-511:30 AM THE ROLE OF MANTLE DYNAMICS IN SHAPING LANDSCAPES OF THE WESTERN GREAT PLAINS: AN ANALYSIS OF POST-MIOCENE PATTERNS OF EROSION AND TILTING IN NE NEW MEXICO AND SE COLORADO: NERESON, Alexander L.1, KARLSTROM, Karl E.2, HEIZLER, Matthew T.3, KELLEY, Shari A.4, MCINTOSH, William5, and BROWN, Stephen W.1, (1) Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, anereson@unm.edu, (2) Earth and Planetary Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, (4) New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New MexicoTech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, (5) New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
18-611:45 AM UNSTEADY LATE PLEISTOCENE INCISION OF STREAMS BOUNDING THE COLORADO FRONT RANGE FROM MEASUREMENTS OF METEORIC AND IN SITU 10BE: DUHNFORTH, Miriam, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) Munich, Munich, 80333, Germany, ANDERSON, Robert, Department of Geological Sciences and INSTAAR, University of Colorado, UCB 450, 1560 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80309, WARD, Dylan J., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, MSC03-2040, Albuquerque, NM 87131, djward@unm.edu, and BLUM, Alex E., US Geological Survey, WRD, 3215 Marine St, Marine Street Science Center, Boulder, CO 80303

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