Paleogeography of Supercontinents, Terrane Tectonics, and Geodynamo History I

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  John W Geissman, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, United States and Randolph J Enkin, Geological Survey of Canada Pacific, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Primary Conveners:  David AD Evans, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT, United States
Co-conveners:  Randolph J Enkin, Geological Survey of Canada, Sidney, BC, Canada and John W Geissman, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  David AD Evans, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
The Importance of Age Control in Defining Apparent Polar Wander Paths of Fast Moving Plates: The Jurassic Case Study
Giovanni Muttoni, University of Milan, Department of Earth Sciences 'Ardito Desio', Milan, Italy
10:35 AM
The Kiaman its Beginning and End.
Neil D Opdyke, Univesity of Florida, Dept. of Geology,, Gainesville, FL, United States
10:50 AM
Ted Irving and the Precambrian continental drift of (within?) the Canadian Shield
Paul F Hoffman, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
11:20 AM
Ted Irving and the Arc of APW Paths
Dennis V Kent, Rutgers University, Earth & Planetary Sciences, Piscataway, NJ, United States; Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States
11:35 AM
Ted Irving's early contributions to paleomagnetism
Henry R Frankel, Univ Missouri Kansas City, Prairie Village, KS, United States
11:50 AM
Origin of Siletzia, an Accreted Large Igneous Province in the Cascadia Forearc, and the Early History of the Yellowstone Hotspot
Ray E Wells1, David Bukry1, Richard M Friedman2, Douglas G Pyle3, Robert A Duncan4, Peter J Haeussler5 and Joseph Wooden6, (1)U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (2)University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (3)University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, (4)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (5)USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK, United States, (6)Stanford University, Los Altos Hills, CA, United States
12:05 PM
Reversal Asymmetry after the end of the Cretaceous Superchron
Joseph L Kirschvink, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, Ross Nelson Mitchell, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States, Christopher Thissen, Yale Univ-Geology & Geophysics, New Haven, CT, United States, Valerie Pietrasz, California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Pasadena, CA, United States, Matthew E Rioux, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, Alessandro Montanari, Osservatorio Geologico di Coldigioco, Apiro, Italy, Rodolfo Coccioni, Università degli Studi di Urbino “Carlo Bo”, Urbino, Italy, Peter D Ward, University of Adelaide, Sprigg Institute of Geobiology, Adelaide, Australia, Timothy D Raub, University of St Andrews, Balmullo, United Kingdom, David AD Evans, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT, United States and Samuel A Bowring, MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States