Geodynamics of the Pacific Margin of the Americas II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Rafael Bartolome, ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain and Juanjo Danobeitia, CMIMA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
Primary Conveners:  William Lee Bandy, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geofisica, Mexico City, Mexico
Co-conveners:  Juanjo Danobeitia, CMIMA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain and Carlos A Mortera-Gutierrez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geofisica, Mexico City, Mexico
OSPA Liaisons:  Juanjo Danobeitia, CMIMA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Welcoming Remarks
4:05 PM
Tectonic Fabric of the Cocos Plate and Conjugate Pacific Plate Crust Near Mexico
Joann M Stock, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
4:25 PM
Crustal Structure at the North Eastern Tip of Rivera Plate, Nayarit- Marias Islands Region: Scenarios and Tectonic Implications. Tsujal Project
Juanjo Danobeitia1, Rafael Bartolome1, Diego Córdoba Barba Sr2, Francisco J Nunez-Cornu3, William Lee Bandy4, Manel Prada1, Alejandra L. Cameselle5, Diana Nunez2, Juan-Manuel Espindola6, Ferran Estrada1, Azucena Zamora3, Adan Gomez3 and Modesto Ortiz7, (1)ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain, (2)Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas, Madrid, Spain, (3)Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro de Sismología y Volcanología de Occidente, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, (4)Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Instituto de Geofisica, Mexico City, Mexico, (5)CMIMA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain, (6)Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, (7)Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada - CICESE, Oceanografía Física, Ensenada, Mexico
4:45 PM
A Thick, Deformed Sedimentary Wedge in an Erosional Subduction Zone, Southern Costa Rica
Eli A Silver1, Jared W. Kluesner1, Joel H Edwards1 and Paola Vannucchi2, (1)University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (2)Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, United Kingdom
5:00 PM
Dynamic Passage of Topography Beneath the Southern Costa Rica Forearc seen with Seismic Stratigraphy
Joel H Edwards, Jared W. Kluesner and Eli A Silver, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
5:15 PM
Thermal Models of the Costa Rica – Nicaragua Subduction Zone: the Effect of a Three-Dimensional Oceanic Plate Structure and Hydrothermal Circulation in the Temperature Distribution and Mantle Wedge Dynamics 
Juan Carlos Rosas1, Claire A Currie1 and Jiangheng He2,3, (1)University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, (2)Geological Survey of Canada, Sidney, BC, Canada, (3)Pacific Geoscience Centre, Geological Survey of Canada, Sidney, BC, Canada
5:30 PM
Dynamics and Upper Mantle Structure Beneath the Northwestern Andes: Subduction Segments, Moho Depth, and Possible Relationships to Mantle Flow
Gaspar Monsalve1, Jefferson Yarce1, Thorsten W Becker2, Robert W Porritt2, Agustin Cardona1, Esteban Poveda3 and Gustavo A Posada1, (1)Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Facultad de Minas, Medellín, Colombia, (2)University of Southern California, Department of Earth Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (3)Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Natal, Brazil
5:45 PM
New views on the structure and evolution of the Andes-Altiplano orogenic system: Are collision- and subduction-type mountain belts mechanically different?
Magali Riesner1, Rolando Armijo1, Robin Lacassin1, Martine Simoes2, Daniel Carrizo3 and Guillermo Fuentes3, (1)Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France, (2)IPGP, CNRS UMR 7154, Paris Cedex, France, (3)University of Chile, AMTC, Santiago, Chile
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