233 EarthScope: Bringing Geology and Geophysics Together to Study the 4-D Evolution of the Lithosphere

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Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 332AD

Anne Trehu , G. Randy Keller and Ben van der Pluijm
8:00 AM
Field Geology in the Time of Earthscope: Integrating Detailed Geologic Analysis with Earthscope-Scale Questions
M.L. Williams, Univ of Massachusetts; Gregory Dumond, Univ of Massachusetts; M.J. Jercinovic, Univ of Massachusetts; Kevin Mahan, University of Colorado
8:15 AM
The 4-D Evolution of the Lithosphere Recorded by Xenoliths, Isostasy, Volcanism and Other Thermally Related Data
Paul Morgan, Northern Arizona University; Suzanne Y. O'Reilly, Macquarie University; William L. Griffin, Macquarie University
8:30 AM
Plate Boundary Evolution and Mantle Plume Eruptions during the Last Billion Years
Christopher Scotese, PALEOMAP Project; Ryan Dammrose, University of Texas at Arlington
8:45 AM
The San Andreas Fault In Southern California Has a “Propeller” Shape—Implications for Tectonics and Seismic Hazard
Gary S. Fuis, U.S. Geological Survey; Daniel S. Scheirer, U.S. Geological Survey; Victoria E. Langenheim, U. S. Geological Survey; Monica D. Kohler, Univ of California, Los Angeles
9:00 AM
Structural Development of the Walker Lane: Neotectonics and Geodesy
Steven G. Wesnousky, University of Nevada, Reno; W.C. Hammmond, University of Nevada, Reno; C.W. Kreemer, University of Nevada, Reno; Jayne M. Bormann, University of Nevada, Reno
9:15 AM
Progressive Strain Reorganization in Late Neogene Structural Stepovers, Central Walker Lane, Western Great Basin
John S. Oldow, University of Idaho; John W. Geissman, University of New Mexico; Daniel F. Stockli, University of Kansas
9:30 AM
Archean Origins to the Lithospheric Architecture of the Wyoming Craton: A Test for Earthscope
Kevin R. Chamberlain, University of Wyoming; Ken G. Dueker, Univ of Wyoming; Huaiyu Yuan, University of California-Berkeley
9:45 AM
Delamination of the Subcontinental Lithosphere of the Wyoming Craton Related to the Yellowstone Hot Spot
David A. Foster, University of Florida; Raymond M. Russo, University of Florida; Paul A. Mueller, University of Florida
10:00 AM
Hydration and Deformation in the Lower Crust of Southern Wyoming: Evidence from Leucite Hills Crustal Xenoliths and Implications for the Evolution of Seismic Structure in the Wyoming Craton
K.H. Mahan, University of Colorado-Boulder; T. Blackburn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; V. Schulte-Pelkum, University of Colorado-Boulder; A. Sheehan, University of Colorado-Boulder; S.A. Bowring, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:15 AM
Geochronology and Thermochronology of Lower Crustal Xenoliths: Creating a Temporal Record of North American Lithosphere Thermal Evolution
Terrence Blackburn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Samuel Bowring, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Kevin Mahan, University of Colorado; Scott Burdick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:30 AM
Is the Wyoming Craton Being Decratonized?
G. Randy Keller, University of Oklahoma
11:00 AM
Earthscope's USArray: Observations and Status
Robert Woodward, IRIS; Robert Busby, IRIS; Marcos Alvarez, IRIS; Frank Vernon, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Kent Anderson, IRIS
11:15 AM
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