322 Mid- to Lower Crustal Deformation Processes: Strain, Kinematics and Relationships to Upper Crustal Structures

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Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 322AB

Sharon Mosher and Richard D. Law
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Kinematic Coupling Between Hinterland and Foreland Deformation In Convergent Orogens
R.D. Law, Virginia Tech; J.R. Thigpen, Virginia Tech; B. Cook, University of Kentucky; M.P. Searle, Oxford University
1:55 PM
Kinematic Coupling Between Hinterland and Foreland Deformation In the Northern Moine Thrust Zone, NW Scotland
J. Ryan Thigpen, Virginia Tech; Richard D. Law, Virginia Tech; Geoff E. Lloyd, Leeds University; Robert W.H. Butler, University of Aberdeen
2:25 PM
Estimates of Strain Rates and Strain-Related Crustal Thickening from the Alisitos Arc-Continent Collision Zone, Peninsular Ranges, Baja California, Mexico
Helge Alsleben, Texas Christian University; Paul Wetmore, University of South Florida; Keegan Schmidt, Lewis-Clark State College; Scott Paterson, University of Southern California
2:40 PM
Field Investigations of Strain Partitioning and Multi-Phase Deformation in the Chugach Metamorphic Complex, Southern Alaska
Mitchell R. Scharman; Erik M. Day; Terry L. Pavlis, University of Texas at El Paso
2:55 PM
3:10 PM
Deformation from the Bottom up – a Case for Biaxial Extension
Sharon Mosher, Jackson School of Geosciences
3:45 PM
Crustal Thinning, Fluid Flow, and the Preservation of a High Transient Geotherm in the Raft River Detachment, NW Utah
Raphaël Gottardi, University of Minnesota; Christian Teyssier, Univ of Minnesota; Andreas Mulch, Universität Hannover; Nicholas Seaton, University of Minnesota
4:00 PM
Three-Dimensional Finite Strain and Kinematics of Flow from a Lower Crustal Extensional Shear Zone: Fiordland, New Zealand
Paul Betka, Univ of Vermont; Keith Klepeis, Univ of Vermont; Matthew De Paoli, University of Sydney; Geoffrey Clarke, University of Sydney
4:15 PM
Evidence from the Fosdick Mountains, Antarctica for Rapid Cooling of Mid- to Lower Crustal Rocks during Cretaceous Intracontinental Extension of the East Gondwana Margin
Rory McFadden, Univ of Minnesota; Christian Teyssier, Univ of Minnesota; Christine S. Siddoway, Colorado College; M.A. Cosca, University of Lausanne
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