Earth System Dynamics of High Elevation Continental Interiors: From the Asthenosphere to the Biosphere Posters

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Karl W Wegmann, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, United States and Peter K Zeitler, Lehigh Univ, Bethlehem, PA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Karl W Wegmann, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, United States
Co-conveners:  Josh Stachnik, Lehigh University, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Bethlehem, PA, United States, Jeremy K Caves, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States and Peter K Zeitler, Lehigh Univ, Bethlehem, PA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Jeremy K Caves, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Mantle Driven Dynamic Uplift of Hangay Dome: New Seismological Constraints from Adjoint Tomography
Min Chen, Rice Univ-Earth Science, Houston, TX, United States, Fenglin Niu, Rice University, Houston, TX, United States, Qinya Liu, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada and Jeroen Tromp, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States
Lithospheric Structure Beneath the Hangay Dome, Central Mongolia
Josh C Stachnik1, Anne Meltzer1, Stephanie Souza1, Ulziibat Munkhuu2, Baasanbat Tsaagan2 and Raymond M Russo3, (1)Lehigh University, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Bethlehem, PA, United States, (2)Research Center for Astronomy and Geophysics, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, (3)Univ of FL-Geological Sciences, Gainesville, FL, United States
Lithospheric Mantle Contribution to High Topography in Central Mongolia
Richard W Carlson, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC, United States and Dmitri A Ionov, University of Montpellier II, Montpellier Cedex 05, France
Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Lower Crust Beneath Central Mongolia
Leonard D Ancuta1, Richard W Carlson2, Dmitri A Ionov3 and Peter K Zeitler1, (1)Lehigh Univ, Bethlehem, PA, United States, (2)Carnegie Inst Washington, Washington, DC, United States, (3)University of Montpellier II, Montpellier Cedex 05, France
Mongolian Hangay Uplift Recorded in Vesicular Basalts
Dork L Sahagian1, Alexander A Proussevitch2, Leonard D Ancuta1, Bruce D Idleman1 and Peter K Zeitler3, (1)Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, United States, (2)University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Durham, NH, United States, (3)Lehigh Univ, Bethlehem, PA, United States
The Hangay Dome, central Mongolia: A relict Mesozoic landscape
Kalin T McDannell1, Peter K Zeitler1, Leonard D Ancuta1, Bruce D Idleman1, Shayna L Boulton1 and Karl W Wegmann2, (1)Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, United States, (2)North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, United States
Geomorphic and Fish Genetics Constraints on Late Cenozoic Long Wavelength Topographic Evolution of the Hangay Mountains, Central Mongolia
Karl W Wegmann1, Mendelson Tamra2, Mark Sabaj Pérez3, Michael Lopresti2, Mary Beth Cole2, John C Gosse4, Stephen G Smith1, Gantulga Bayasgalan1, Leonard D Ancuta5, Kalin T McDannell5 and Sean F Gallen6, (1)North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Raleigh, NC, United States, (2)University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Department of Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, United States, (3)Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, United States, (4)Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, (5)Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, United States, (6)University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Quantifying the climatic and topographic controls of precipitation isotopes in continental interiors: applications to unraveling isotopic records of climate in Cenozoic Central Asia
Matthew J Winnick1, C Page Chamberlain1, Jeremy K Caves2 and Jeffrey M Welker3, (1)Stanford University, Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford, CA, United States, (2)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, (3)University of Alaska Anchorage, Department of Biological Sciences, Anchorage, AK, United States
From Andes to Atlantic: The Influence of Mountain Building on Climate, Drainage Patterns and Biodiversity
Maria Catharina Hoorn1, Mauricio A Bermudez2, Daniel Garcia-Castellanos3, Suzette G.A. Flantua1, Els van Soelen4, Emmy Lammertsma1, Millerlandy Romero-Baez5, Giovanni Bogota-Angel1, Farid Chemale6, Alexandre Antonelli7 and Jorge JP Figueiredo8, (1)University of Amsterdam, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (2)Universidad Central de Venezuela, Laboratorios de Termocronología y Geomatemáticas, Caracas, Venezuela, (3)Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera, Barcelona, Spain, (4)Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, Den Burg, Netherlands, (5)Palynological Consultant, Houston, United States, (6)Universidade de Brasilia, Instituto de Geociências, Brasilia, Brazil, (7)University of Gothenburg, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Gothenburg, Sweden, (8)OGpar, Exploration, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Deciphering the coupled Paleozoic and Cenozoic tectonic history of the Qilian Shan, northeastern Tibetan Plateau
Andrew V Zuza1, An Yin1 and Jianhua Li2, (1)University of California Los Angeles, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Institute of Geomechanics, Beijing, China
Cenozoic evolution of the Pamir plateau recorded in surrounding basins, implications on Asian climate, land-sea distribution and biotic crises
Guillaume Dupont Nivet1,2, Wei Yang3, Tamsin Blayney4, Laurie Bougeois1,5, Charlène Manceau1, Yani Najman4, Jean-Noel Proust1, Zhaojie Guo3, Arjen Grothe6, Oleg Mandic7 and Chiara Fioroni8, (1)Géosciences Rennes, CNRS, Université de Rennes 1, Rennes, France, (2)Universität Potsdam, Institute of Earth and Environmental Science, Postdam, Germany, (3)Peking University, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Beijing, China, (4)University of Lancaster, Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC), Lancaster, United Kingdom, (5)ISteP, UMR 7193, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Earth Sciences, Paris, France, (6)Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, (7)Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria, (8)University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Chemistry and Geological Sciences, Modena, Italy
Cenozoic Mountain Building Process in the Greater Caucasus, from Subduction to Collision
Shao-Jyun Wang1, Yuan-Hsi Lee1, Sun-Lin Chung2 and Avtandil Okrostsvaridze3, (1)CCU National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi County, Taiwan, (2)Department of Geoscience, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (3)Institute of Earth Sciences at Ilia State University, 0177 Tbilisi, Georgia
Geodynamic Evolution of the Eurekan Orogen of Ellesmere Island
Russell N Pysklywec1, Philip J Heron1 and Randell Stephenson2, (1)University of Toronto, Earth Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada, (2)University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Moho, LAB and crustal velocities underneath central-eastern Greenland
Helene Anja Kraft and Hans Thybo, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Timing and driving mechanisms for multi-stage uplift of the Southern Rocky Mountains: Evidence from thermochronology and detrital zircon analysis
Magdalena Sandoval Donahue1, Jason W Ricketts1, Karl E Karlstrom1 and Shari Kelley2, (1)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (2)New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Socorro, NM, United States
Testing Two Hypotheses of Proterozoic Crustal Growth Using Geochronology and Thermobarometry Analyses of Metasedimentary Rocks in Northwestern Arizona
Angela Lexvold and Ernest M Duebendorfer, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States
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