291 Gondwana-Laurentia Terrane Transfers During the Pangean and Rodinian Supercontinent Cycles

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Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 351CF

Paul A. Mueller , David A. Foster and William A. Thomas
8:00 AM
The Origin of Supercontinents and the Pangea Conundrum
J. Brendan Murphy, St. Francis Xavier University; R. Damian Nance, Ohio University
8:20 AM
Episodic Silurian-Devonian Orogenesis Due to Accretion of 3 Gondwanan Terranes
C.R. van Staal, Geological Survey of Canada; S.M. Barr, Acadia University; J.B. Whalen
8:55 AM
Detrital Zircon Geochronology of the Chopawamsic Terrane, Virginia Piedmont: Evidence for a Non-Laurentian Provenance
Christopher Bailey, College of William & Mary; Ken Eriksson, Virginia Tech; Charlotte Allen, Australian National Univ; Ian Campbell, Australian National Univ
9:30 AM
Looking Outward: Constraints on the Kinematics of Oblique Devonian-Mississippian Accretion of the Peri-Gondwanan Carolina Superterrane
Brendan R. Bream, Vanderbilt University; Robert D. Hatcher Jr, University of Tennessee; Arthur J. Merschat, University of Tennessee
9:45 AM
U-Pb Detrital Zircon Geochronological Constraints on the Depositional and Tectonic Setting of the Albemarle Sequence, North Carolina: Implications for the Neoproterozoic- Palaeozoic Evolution of Gondwana
Jeff Pollock, The University of Edinburgh; James Hibbard, North Carolina State U; Paul Sylvester, Memorial University of Newfoundland
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Relict Igneous Oxygen Isotope Ratios in Rocks from the Russell Lake Allochthon, Southern Appalachians
Jeff B. Chaumba; Michael F. Roden; Julia E. Cox; Douglas E. Crowe
10:30 AM
An Ordovician Accretionary Orogen in the Southern Appalachians-Part 1: Geochemistry of Coeval Igneous Rocks
Christopher S. Holm-Denoma, United States Geological Survey; Clinton I. Barineau, Columbus State University; James F. Tull, Florida State Univ
10:45 AM
An Ordovician Accretionary Orogen in the Southern Appalachians – Part 2: Tectonic Model
Clinton I. Barineau, Columbus State University; Christopher S. Holm-Denoma, United States Geological Survey; James F. Tull, Florida State University
11:00 AM
Gondwanan and Peri-Gondwanan Crustal Elements Transferred to the Southeastern U.S. during Grenvillian and Paleozoic Orogenies: Evidence from Digital Aeromagnetic and Gravity, Geologic, and Geochronologic Data
Robert D. Hatcher, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Isidore Zietz; J. Wright Horton Jr, U.S. Geological Survey; David L. Daniels; Mark G. Steltenpohl, Auburn University; Michael W. Higgins, The Geologic Mapping Institute
11:30 AM
Paleomagnetic and Geological Constraints on the Amazon Craton in Rodinia and Gondwana Supercontinents
Eric Tohver, University of Western Australia; Ricardo Trindade, Instituto de Astronomia e Geofisica; Manoel d'Agrella Filho, Instituto de Astronomia e Geofisica; Peter Cawood, University of Western Australia
11:45 AM
What Constraints Do Detrital Zircon Ages and Nd Isotopes In Paleoproterozoic Eastern Australian Basins Provide for Models Linking Australia and Southwestern Laurentia?
K. Barovich, University of Adelaide; M. Hand, University of Adelaide; Alexis Lambeck, Geoscience Australia; N. Neumann, Geoscience Australia
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