223 Structural Geology / Tectonics / Neotectonics/Paleoseismology II

Oral Session
General Discipline Sessions
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 330A

Timothy L. Clarey and Jonathan E. Snow
8:00 AM
Numerical Models of Deformation for the Askja Volcano Complex and Rift Segment, Iceland
H. Dickinson, University of Alabama; T. Masterlark, University of Alabama; F. Sigmundsson, University of Iceland; B. Ofeigsson, University of Iceland; E. Sturkell, University of Iceland
8:15 AM
Geology of the Arctic Ridge System
Jonathan E. Snow, University of Houston; Henry Dick, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Eric Hellebrand, SOEST - University of Hawaii
8:30 AM
Amagmatic Accretionary Segments, Ultraslow Spreading, and How Continents Break
Henry J.B. Dick, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Jonathan E. Snow, University of Houston
8:45 AM
Postrift Deformation on the Passive Margin of Nova Scotia, Canada: Is It Really Passive?
Michael A. Durcanin, Rutgers Univ; Martha Oliver Withjack, Rutgers Univ; Roy W. Schlische, Rutgers Univ
9:00 AM
Developing and Testing a Model to Quantify Extension of Passive Margins with Implications for Sea Level Change
J.P. Kirschner, Western Michigan University; M.A. Kominz, Western Michigan University
9:15 AM
Experimental Modeling of Transfer Zones In Listric Normal Fault Systems
Shamik Bose, Univ of Oklahoma; Shankar Mitra, Univ Oklahoma
9:45 AM
Basin Geometry, Fault Offsets, and Influence of Pre-Existing Structure IN the Northern Colorado River Extensional Corridor and the Lake Mead REGION, Nevada and Arizona
V.E. Langenheim, U.S. Geological Survey; Sue Beard, U.S. Geological Survey; James E. Faulds, University of Nevada
10:00 AM
Role of Fault Interactions in the Evolution of the Rio Grande Rift of North-Central New Mexico: Insights from Numerical Experiments
Rajesh Goteti, University of Rochester; Gautam Mitra, University of Rochester; Aviva Sussman; Claudia Lewis, Los Alamos National Laboratory
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Rock Deformation at the Base of Large Carbonate Block Slides: The Key to Assessing Emplacement Mode
Mark H. Anders; Bruce W. Fouke, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Steven Losh, Minnesota State University
10:45 AM
Gravity Sliding: An Under-Recognized Phenomenon in the Basin and Range Province?
Christopher David Walker, BP America Inc; M.H. Anders
11:45 AM
A Re-Evaluation of the Million Hills Wash Fault, South Virgin Mountains, Nevada
Nicholas Christie-Blick; Samuel C. Schon, Brown University; Marc Spiegelman