GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 83
Monday, 23 September 2019: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 231ABC, North Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T62. Exploring Connections between Extension, Sedimentation, and Volcanism in the Rio Grande Rift

GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Geophysics and Geodynamics Division; New Mexico Geological Society; Southern Rift Institute–New Mexico State University

 

Brian A. Hampton, Jeffrey M. Amato, Reed J. Burgette and Emily R. Johnson, Advocates
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
SUBSIDENCE HISTORY OF THE RIO GRANDE RIFT AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RIO GRANDE DEVELOPMENT (Invited Presentation)
VAN WIJK, Jolante W. and BERRY, Michael, Earth and Environmental Science, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
8:35 AM
A SHALLOW RIFT BASIN SEGMENTED IN SPACE AND TIME: THE SOUTHERN SAN LUIS BASIN, RIO GRANDE RIFT, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
DRENTH, Benjamin J., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 964 Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, GRAUCH, V.J.S., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, DFC, MS 964, Denver, CO 80225, TURNER, Kenzie J., U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO 80225, RODRIGUEZ, Brian D., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 964, Denver, CO 80225, THOMPSON, Ren A., U.S. Geological Survey, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, DFC, Box 25046, MS 980, Denver, CO 80225 and BAUER, Paul W., New Mexico Bureau of Geology, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
8:50 AM
GRAVITY CONSTRAINTS ON FAULTING, VOLCANISM AND BASIN GEOMETRY IN THE RIO GRANDE RIFT, NEAR TAOS, NM
FARRIS, David W., Dept. of Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, 101 Grahm Building, Greenville, NC 27858
9:05 AM
POSSIBLE INTERPRETATIONS OF SLIP EVENTS ON THE PAJARITO FAULT SYSTEM
SWANSON, Erika M.1, GIVLER, Robert2, BALDWIN, John N.2, CRAWFORD, Brandon1, LETTIS, William R.2 and SCHULTZ-FELLENZ, Emily S.1, (1)Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, (2)Lettis Consultants International, Inc, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
9:20 AM
NEW INSIGHTS INTO FAULT KINEMATICS AND BASIN STRUCTURE IN THE SOUTHERN ALBUQUERQUE BASIN FROM THE DENSE PASSIVE SEVILLETA SEISMIC EXPERIMENT
WORTHINGTON, Lindsay Lowe1, FINLAY, Tori S.2, RANASINGHE, Nishath1, SCHMANDT, Brandon3, BILEK, Susan L.4, ASTER, Richard C.5 and FINTEL, Alysa6, (1)Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (2)Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3)Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (4)Department of Earth and Environmental Science, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, (5)Department of Geosciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, (6)Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701
 
9:40 AM
Break
9:55 AM
THE THERMOCHRONOLOGIC RECORD OF TECTONISM AND MAGMATISM ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE RIFT-BASIN AND RANGE TRANSITION (Invited Presentation)
RICKETTS, Jason W.1, AMATO, Jeffrey M.2, GAVEL, Michelle M.2, BIDDLE, Julian1 and READE, Nathan Z.1, (1)Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W University Ave, El Paso, TX 79902, (2)Department of Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003
10:15 AM
FAULT KINEMATICS OF THE SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE RIFT: EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITY OF FAULT REACTIVATION
RODRIGUEZ-GONZALEZ, Georgina and RICKETTS, Jason W., Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W University Ave, El Paso, TX 79902
10:30 AM
DIFFERENT COOLING HISTORIES IN THE BASIN AND RANGE AND RIO GRANDE RIFT OF SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO REVEALED USING LOW TEMPERATURE THERMOCHRONOLOGY
GAVEL, Michelle M.1, AMATO, Jeffrey M.1, RICKETTS, Jason W.2 and KELLEY, Shari A.3, (1)Department of Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, (2)Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W University Ave, El Paso, TX 79902, (3)New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
10:45 AM
LATE MIOCENE BASALTS OF THE ROBLEDO MOUNTAINS, NEW MEXICO, IN CONTEXT OF THE HISTORY OF MAFIC MAGMATISM IN THE SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE RIFT
AMATO, Jeffrey M., RICHARD, Nicholas and JOHNSON, Emily R., Department of Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003
11:00 AM
STRATIGRAPHY, AGE CONTROL, AND ROLE OF TECTONIC VS. PALEOCLIMATIC DRIVERS IN THE 6.5-4.5 MA DOWNSTREAM INTEGRATION OF THE ANCESTRAL RIO GRANDE IN SOUTH-CENTRAL N.M
KONING, Daniel J.1, JOCHEMS, Andrew P.1, CONNELL, Sean D.2, ZEIGLER, Kate E.3, BROXTON, David E.4, CHAMBERLIN, Richard1 and PETERS, Lisa1, (1)New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 801 Leroy Place, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801, (2)formerly of NM Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources/New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801, (3)Zeigler Geologic Consulting, LLC, 13170 Central Ave SE, Suite B #137, Albuquerque, NM 87123, (4)Earth Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545
11:15 AM
INSIGHTS ON PROVENANCE AND PLIO-EARLY PLEISTOCENE DRAINAGE EVOLUTION OF THE ANCESTRAL RIO GRANDE RIVER IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
RIDL, Shay P., HAMPTON, Brian A., MACK, Greg H. and KEEGAN, Caitriona R., Department of Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003
11:30 AM
ASSESSING LATE QUATERNARY DEFORMATION ACROSS THE SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE RIFT WITH THE USE OF HIGH-RESOLUTION PHOTOGRAMMETRY
SHOLDT, Ronny Gene and BURGETTE, Reed J., Department of Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003
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