St. John's 2012
Technical Program



Sunday Morning, 27 May /
Dimanche matin, le 27 mai

SY1:  Collision tectonics and terranes:  The Appalachian-Caledonian symposium is a celebration of the career of Hank Williams  (Part I)
Sponsored by / Parrainé par:  Department of Natural Resources, Newfoundland and Labrador
Organizers / Organisateurs:  Cees van Staal, Stephen Johnston, Dennis Brown, and John Waldron
Room / Salle:  Salon D
Chairs / Présidents:  Cees van Staal (GSC, Vancouver) and Stephen Johnson (University of Victoria, BC)


 
Time Authors / Title
8:30 
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Dewey, J.F.*, Gueydan, F. and Tapponnier, P.  Keynote (40 min):  The strength of the lithosphere and its role in tectonics

9:10 
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Brown, M.  Keynote (40 min):  Collision tectonics across the Proterozoic–Paleozoic transition:  Secular change in upper mantle temperature and hot vs cold orogenesis

9:50 Refreshment Break

10:10 
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Ryan, P.D.* and Wintsch, B.P.  Regional contact metamorphism:  A product of slab roll-back in accretionary orogens?

10:30 
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van Staal, C.R.*, Zagorevski, A., Castonguay, S., McNicoll, V., Massonne, H., Pehrsson, S., Skulski, T. and Willner, A.  Arc collisions in the Appalachians:  Hard vs soft

10:50 
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Brown, D.*, Alvarez-Marron, J., Schimmel, M., Camanni, G., Wu, Y-M. and Yu, S-B.  The structure and kinematics of the central Taiwan mountain belt derived from geological, GPS, and seismicity data

11:10 
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Waldron, J.W.F.*, Schofield, D.I. and Murphy, J.B.  Plate configurations in early Iapetus and their influence on the Appalachian-Caledonide orogen



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