147 Structural Geology / Tectonics / Neotectonics/Paleoseismology (Posters)

Poster Session
General Discipline Sessions
Sunday, 5 October 2008: 8:00 AM-4:45 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E

Poster #129
Mechanics of Sheeting Joints
Kelly J. Mitchell, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Stephen J. Martel, University of Hawaii
Poster #130
Two-Dimensional Simulation of the Controls of Fracture Parameters on Fracture Connectivity
Kajari Ghosh, University of Oklahoma; Shankar Mitra, Univ Oklahoma
Poster #131
Experimental Study of Shear and Compaction Band Formation in Berea Sandstone
Elizabeth Anne Herrin, Texas A&M University; Frederick M. Chester, Texas A&M University
Poster #132
Timing of Formation of Deformation Bands In Subglacially Erupted Palagonitic Tuffs In Iceland
Barbara J. Tewksbury, Hamilton College; Cody L. Westphal, Hamilton College; Jane E. Barnes, Hamilton College; William R. Hoffman, Pennsylvania State University
Poster #133
Structure of the San Andreas Fault Zone at SAFOD
Judith S. Chester, Texas A&M University; Frederick M. Chester, Texas A&M University; David Kirschner, Saint Louis Univ; James Evans, Utah State Univ; David W. Sills, Texas A&M University; Clayton G. Coble, Texas A&M University
Poster #134
Preliminary Geologic and Geophysical Analyses of Phase 3 Core, San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth Borehole (SAFOD), Parkfield, California
Kelly K. Bradbury, Utah State University; Tamara Jeppson, Utah State University; James P. Evans, Utah State University; Judith Chester, Texas A & M University; Frederick Chester, Texas A & M University
Poster #135
Sand Blows on Late Quaternary Surfaces in Northeast Louisiana
Randel Tom Cox, University of Memphis; Joshua Gordon, University of Memphis
Poster #136
Paleo-Seismic Activity from the NEW Madrid Seismic Zone Recorded IN Stalagmites. A NEW Tool for Paleo-Seimic History
Samuel Panno, Illinois State Geological Survey; Craig C. Lundstrom, Univ of Illinois; Keith C. Hackley, Illinois State Geological Survey; Zhaofeng Zhang, Univ of Illinois; Brandon B. Curry; Bruce W. Fouke, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Poster #137
Recurrent Mesozoic and Cenozoic Faulting along the Southern Margin of the North American Craton
Joshua A. Gordon, University of Memphis; Randel T. Cox, University of Memphis
Poster #138
Synchronous Changes in Rift-Margin Basins and Initiation of the Alarcón Spreading Ridge and Related Transform Fault, Southwestern Gulf of California
Paul J. Umhoefer, Northern Arizona University; Fiona Sutherland; Graham Kent, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD; Alistair Harding, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD; Dan Lizarralde, WHOI; Tobias Schwennicke, UABCS; John Fletcher, CICESE; W.S. Holbrook, University of Wyoming; Gary Axen, New Mexico Tech
Poster #139
Rigid-Block Rotation: An Explanation for Extensional Deformation In the South Dobe Graben, Central Afar, Ethiopia
Samson Tesfaye, Lincoln University; Mark G. Rowan; Karl Mueller, University of Colorado; Bruce Trudgill, Colorado School of Mines
Poster #140
Structure of the Cougar Buttes Anticline, Northern San Bernardino Mountains, California
Andy Bobyarchick, Univ Of North Carolina, Charlotte; Missy Eppes, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Poster #141
Poster #143
The Heterogeneous Shear Model to Explain Polyphase Folding in the Baraboo Syncline Located around Baraboo, Wisconsin
Alex Snider, Grand Valley State University; John Weber, Grand Valley State University
Poster #144
The Development of Pseudotachylites within Heier's Shear Zone, Lofoten-Vesterålen, North Norway, and Implications for Late- to Post-Caledonian Tectonics
Jacob Ball, Auburn University; Mark G. Steltenpohl, Auburn University; David Moecher, University Of Kentucky; Thomas Key, Auburn University
Poster #145
Field and Petrographic Investigation of the Austerfjord Group, Austerfjord Thrust, and Sørfjorden Shear Zone, Hinnøy, North Norway, Implications for Caledonian Tectonic Evolution
Thomas B. Key, Auburn University; Mark G. Steltenpohl, Auburn University; Arild Andresen, University of Oslo; Jacob B. Ball, Auburn University; Willis Hames, Auburn University
Poster #147
Quantified Strains and Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) on Quartz Fabrics In the Seine Metaconglomerates
Terra N. Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Dyanna M. Czeck, Univ of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Poster #148
Spatial Distribution Characteristics of Minerals across Small Scale Ductile Shear Zones Using ERDAS Imagine® and ArcMap 9.2® Software
Kristin Adams, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Prajukti Bhattacharyya, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Poster #149
Poster #150
Fabric Study on Solider Lake Pluton, Sierra Nevada, California
Wenrong Cao, N/A; Da Zhang, N/A; Scott Paterson, University of Southern California
Poster #151
A Proposed Deformation Model from An Andesitic Dome in the Trans Mexican Volcanic Belt in Hidalgo
José C. Escamilla-Casas, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo; Luis E. Ortíz-Hernández, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo; Aranzazu Pinan-Llamas, Hope College; Leticia E. Hernández-Cruz, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo
Poster #152
Poster #158
Synthesis of Ophiolitic Mélanges along the Indus Suture Zone in Northern Pakistan
Irshad Ahmad, University of Peshawar; Shuhab Khan, University of Houston; Joseph A. DiPietro, Univ Southern Indiana; Noor Jehan, University of Peshawar
Poster #159
Pre-Oceanic History of An Alpine Peridotite: The Lanzo Massif of the Western Alps (NW Italy)
Luisa Guarnieri, University of Genova; Giovanni B. Piccardo, University of Genova
Poster #160
Petrology and Age of Dixie Butte Plutonic Rocks, Blue Mountains, NE Oregon
Karen O. Parker, The University of Alabama; Joshua J. Schwartz, University of Alabama; Kenneth Johnson, University of Houston-Downtown
Poster #161
Deformation and Fluid Interactions in the Mineral Fork Diamictites, Antelope Island, Utah
Kimberly R. Johnson, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; Dyanna Czeck, Univ of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; Adolph Yonkee, Weber State University
Poster #162
Structural Evolution of the Sangre De Cristo Uplift, South-Central Colorado
Jason K. Ramage, University of Houston; Michael A. Murphy, University of Houston; Eric L. Blankenship, University of Houston
Poster #163
The Timpahute Lineament: Transfer Zone Between the Northern and Central Basin and Range
Tandis S. Bidgoli, ExxonMobil Exploration Company; Wanda J. Taylor, UNLV
Poster #166
Mid-Miocene Rifting of the Karakul Graben, NE Tajikistan
William H. Amidon, California Institute of Technology; Scott Hynek, University of Utah
Poster #167
Structural Geology, Geochronology and Tectonic Evolution of the Eastern Himalaya: Implications for the Geologic Correlation of the Himalayan Orogen and Indian Craton
T.K. Kelty, California State University, Long Beach; An Yin, University of California, Los Angeles; C.S. Dubey, Univ of Delhi; A. Alexander G. Webb, University of California-Los Angeles; Mark Harrison, University of California; C.Y. Chou, University of California; J. Celerier, Australian National University
Poster #168
Cenozoic Basin Evolution in the Central and Northern Tibetan Plateau as Constrained by Sandstone Petrology, U-Pb Detrital Zircon Dating, and Fission-Track Thermochronology
Michael W. McRivette, University of California, Los Angeles; An Yin, University of California, Los Angeles; Xuanhua Chen, Chinese Academy of Geol Sciences; George E. Gehrels, University of Arizona
Poster #170
Age, Provenance, and Potential Correlations of the Rocks of Slumgullion, Castle Dome Mountains, Southwest Arizona
Jon Reis, Iowa State University; Carl Jacobson, Iowa State Univ; Andrew Barth, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis; Jane N. Pedrick, Iowa State Univ; Gordon Haxel, US Geological Survey; Chris Harding, Iowa State University
Poster #171
Nd Isotope Provenance Signatures from Atlantic Coast of Tierra Del Fuego
Khandaker M. Zahid, University of South Carolina; Mihai N. Ducea, University of Arizona; Howie D. Scher; David L. Barbeau, University of South Carolina
Poster #172
Use of Archival Data and Remote Sensing to Determine the Structural and Stratigraphic Controls on the Distribution of Tungston In the Cherry Creek Mining District, Nevada
Paul R. Coyle, Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement; Brianne M. Cassidy, Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement; Carrie A. Stem, University of Pittsburgh
Poster #173
Environmental Significance of the Supercontinent Columbia
John J.W. Rogers, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M. Santosh, Kochi University
Poster #174
The New York–Alabama Lineament Revisited
Mark G. Steltenpohl, Auburn University; Isidore Zietz; J. Wright Horton Jr, U.S. Geological Survey; David L. Daniels; Robert D. Hatcher Jr, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Michael W. Higgins, The Geologic Mapping Institute
Poster #175
Tectonic Evolution of the Appalachian Inner Piedmont from a New Detailed Geologic Map from the Brevard Fault into the Newton Window
Heather E. Byars, Univ. of Tennessee-Knoxville; William G. Gilliam, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Robert D. Hatcher Jr, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Arthur Merschat, University of Tennessee; Sara E. Bier, Emory and Henry College
Poster #176
Geomorphic Mapping and Ground-Penetrating Radar Survey of the Western Segment of the Agua Blanca Fault, Baja California, Mexico
Sarah R. Madsen, Texas Christian University; Helge Alsleben, Texas Christian University