New Insights into the Active Deformation, Tectonic Evolution, and Hazard Mitigation of the Caribbean Plate and South America II

Monday, 14 December 2015: 13:40-15:40
104 (Moscone South)
Primary Conveners:  Daniel A Laó-Dávila, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States
Conveners:  Katharine V Cashman, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, Alberto M Lopez, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Geology, Mayaguez, PR, United States and Ellen Wohl, Colorado State University, Department of Geosciences, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Chairs:  Daniel A Laó-Dávila, Oklahoma State University Main Campus, Stillwater, OK, United States and Alberto M Lopez, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Geology, Mayaguez, PR, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Katharine V Cashman, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Rigidity and definition of Caribbean plate motion from COCONet and campaign GPS observations (Invited) (84563)
Glen S Mattioli, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, United States; UNAVCO, Inc. Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
Areas of Unsolved Problems in Caribbean Active Tectonics (85896)
Paul Mann, University of Houston, Houston, TX, United States
The last interglacial period at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and an estimate of late Quaternary tectonic uplift rate in a strike-slip regime (71040)
Daniel R Muhs1, Eugene S Schweig2, Kathleen R Simmons1 and Robert B Halley1, (1)US Geological Survey, Denver, CO, United States, (2)USGS, Denver, CO, United States
Imaging the Crustal and Subducted Slab Structure Beneath Puerto Rico Using Receiver Function Analysis (75024)
Elizabeth A Vanacore, Puerto Rico Seismic Network, Mayaguez, PR, United States
What drives micro-plate motion and deformation in the northeastern Caribbean plate boundary region? (Invited) (77407)
Rob M A Govers1, Marinus J R Wortel2 and Steven van Benthem1, (1)Utrecht University, Dept. Geosciences, Utrecht, Netherlands, (2)Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
20th-Century Strain Accumulation on the Lesser Antilles Megathrust Based on Coral Microatolls (70889)
Belle Philibosian1, Nathalie Feuillet2 and Eric Jacques2, (1)Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
The Two Subduction Zones of the Southern Caribbean: Lithosphere Tearing and Continental Margin Recycling in the East, Flat Slab Subduction and Laramide-Style Uplifts in the West (Invited) (74572)
Alan Levander1, Maximiliano J Bezada2, Fenglin Niu1 and Michael Schmitz3, (1)Rice University, Earth Science Department, Houston, TX, United States, (2)University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, United States, (3)La Fundación Venezolana de Investigaciones Sismológicas, Caracas, Venezuela
Forearc Morphotectonics and Megathrust Earthquakes Along the Middle America Convergent Margin, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica (85228)
Jeffrey S Marshall, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Pomona, CA, United States
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