GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 95
Monday, 23 September 2019: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 106BC, West Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T174. Great Concepts and Controversies in Geosciences Since Steno’s Introduction of the Principles of Stratigraphy in 1669

GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Geochronology Division; GSA Geophysics and Geodynamics Division; History of Earth Sciences Society; The Mineralogical Society; Association for Women Geoscientists; SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology)

 

Yildirim Dilek, Victor R. Baker and Michiko Yajima, Advocates
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8:00 AM
CATACLYSMIC FLOODING AND CATASTROPHISM: 350 YEARS OF GEOLOGICAL CONTROVERSY
BAKER, Victor R., Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona, 1133 E. James E. Rogers Way, J.W. Harshbarger Building, Room 246, Tucson, AZ 85721-0011
8:15 AM
DO MANTLE PLUMES EXIST?
FOULGER, Gillian R., Dept. Earth Sciences, Durham University, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, United Kingdom and ROSSETTER, Thomas, Department of Philosophy, Durham University, 50 Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HN, United Kingdom
8:35 AM
WHY CONTROVERSIES SURROUNDING THE CENOZOIC EVOLUTION OF THE HIMALAYAN-TIBETAN OROGENIC SYSTEM PERSIST (Invited Presentation)
HODGES, K.V., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287
8:55 AM
OPHIOLITE CONCEPT AND CONTROVERSY IN SEARCH OF ANCIENT ANALOGUES FOR MODERN OCEANIC LITHOSPHERE FOR >200 YEARS
DILEK, Yildirim, Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, 208 Shideler Hall, 250 South Patterson Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056
9:10 AM
TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE ALTAIDS: CONCEPTS, CONTROVERSIES AND NEW IDEAS
XIAO, Wenjiao1, SONG, Dongfang1, AO, Songjian1, WINDLEY, Brian2, LIU, Xijun3, ZHANG, Ji'en1, WAN, Bo1 and HAN, Chunming1, (1)State Key Laboratory of Lithospheric Evolution, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China, (2)Department of Geology, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, United Kingdom, (3)Guilin University of Technology, Guilin, 541004, China
9:25 AM
THE CONTROVERSIAL GRANITE CONTROVERSY
NEWCOMB, Sally, Retired, 13120 Two Farm Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20904
9:40 AM
THE PATH FROM A BIG TANK OF MAGMA TO SLOW INCREMENTAL GROWTH OF A PLUTON
BARTLEY, John M., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, GLAZNER, Allen F., Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, CB# 3315, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315 and COLEMAN, Drew S., Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315
9:55 AM
DRIP TECTONICS UNDER MAGMATIC ARCS (Invited Presentation)
DUCEA, Mihai N., Faculty of Geology and Geophysics, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, 011004, Romania; Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721
 
10:10 AM
Break
10:25 AM
THE NASTY 40-YEAR MASS EXTINCTION CONTROVERSY (Invited Presentation)
KELLER, Gerta, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University, Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544
10:45 AM
FROM DIFFERENT TO OPPOSITE: AN EXAMPLE FROM TWENTIETH CENTURY GEOMORPHOLOGY
SACK, Dorothy, Department of Geography, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
11:00 AM
MODENIZING STENO’S PRODROMUS(1669): STENONIAN HERITAGE IN THE HISTORY OF EVOLUTIONARY PALAEONTOLOGY IN JAPAN
YAJIMA, Michiko, College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University, 3-25-40, Sakurajousui, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 156-8550, Japan and YAMADA, Toshihiro, Taisho University, 3-20-1, Nishisugamo, Toshima-ku,, Tokyo, 170-0001, Japan
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  • 11:15 AM
    MÉLANGE CONCEPT: REDEFINITION AND A NEW CLASSIFICATION
    FESTA, Andrea, Università di Torino, Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, Via Valperga Caluso 35, Torino, 10125, Italy, DILEK, Yildirim, Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, 208 Shideler Hall, 250 South Patterson Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056, OGATA, Kei, Faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1085, Amsterdam, 1081 HV, Netherlands and PINI, Gian Andrea, Dipartimento di Matematica e Geoscienze, Università degli Studi di Trieste, via Weiss 2, Trieste, 34128, Italy
    11:30 AM
    THE MANTLE TRANSITION ZONE: A DEEP EARTH TARGET FOR DECADES OF INTERDISCIPLINARY GEOSCIENCE
    SCHMANDT, Brandon, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
    11:45 AM
    SUBDUCTION EROSION: ITS ROLE IN ANDEAN ARC MAGMATISM, CRUSTAL GROWTH AND MANTLE EVOLUTION
    STERN, Charles R., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, UCB 399, Boulder, CO 80309-0399
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