321 Southwest Pacific Cenozoic Tectonics and Comparisons with Other Orogenic Belts

Oral Session
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Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 351CF

John Wakabayashi and Yildirim Dilek
1:30 PM
What Can We Learn from Indonesia That Is Relevant to Other Orogenic Belts ?
Robert Hall, Royal Holloway University of London
1:50 PM
2:05 PM
Evidence for Subduction of the Solomon Sea Plate at the Trobriand Trough, Papua New Guinea
Milo L. Cameron, University of Alabama; Andrew M. Goodliffe, University of Alabama
2:20 PM
Reconstructing Taiwan. A New View of a Classic Orogen
Timothy Byrne, Univ of Connecticut; Yu-Chang Chan, Academia Sinica; Yuan-Hsi Lee, National Chung Cheng University; Jian-Cheng Lee, Academia Sinica; Ruey-Juin Rau, National Cheng Kung University
2:35 PM
Syntectonic(?) Mafic Gravel Associated with Miocene Obduction and Subduction Initiation in New Zealand
Kathleen M. Marsaglia, California State Univ Northridge; Carrie Bender, California State Univ Northridge; Jessica Dillon, California State Univ Northridge; Colin Mazengarb; Michael Marden; Elena A. Miranda, California State University at Northridge
2:50 PM
Tetiary-Recent Subduction Zone Products along the Japanese Island Arcs as Modern Analogues of Ancient Orogenic Belts: Emplacement of Trench Sediments, Metamorphic and Ophiolitic Rocks into Forearc Areas
Yujiro Ogawa, University of Tsukuba; Yildirim Dilek, Miami University; Satoru Muraoka, University of Tsukuba; Ryo Anma, University of Tsukuba; Kiichiro Kawamura, Fukada Geological Institute; Ryota Mori
3:05 PM
Structural Geology of the Nankai Accretionary Prism; Tenryu Submarine Canyon, Japan
Kurtis C. Burmeister, Univ of the Pacific; Nicholas W. Hayman, University of Texas; Ryo Anma, University of Tsukuba; Yasuhiro Yamada, Kyoto University; Yildirim Dilek, Miami University; Yujiro Ogawa, Institute of Geoscience; Kiichiro Kawamura, Fukada Geological Institute
3:35 PM
3:50 PM
Pacific Plate Motion Linked to Changes in Deformation at the Plate Margins
Joann M. Stock, California Institute of Technology; Zvi Ben-Avraham, Tel Aviv University
4:25 PM
SW Pacific Tectonics and the E. Pacific Cordillera
Eldridge M. Moores, University of California
5:00 PM
Hot and Deep: Rock Record of Subduction Initiation, Feather River Ultramafic Belt, California
Christopher M. Smart, California State University, Fresno; John Wakabayashi, California State University
5:15 PM
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