Gondwana Six: Structure, Tectonics, and Geophysics
Copyright 1987 by the American Geophysical Union.
Editor(s): Garry D. Mckenzie
Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
Print ISBN: 9780875900643
Online ISBN: 9781118664483
Book Series: Geophysical Monograph Series
About this Book
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 40.
The Columbus symposium attracted 150 scientist from 19 countries to five days of technical sessions, six field trips, commission and working group meetings, and workshops. Topics covered in the technical sessions were generally similar to those of earlier meetings and included reconstruction of Gondwanaland, vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, biogeography, glacial geology, Gondwana stratigraphy, economic geology, and tectonics and sedimentation at plate margins. A notable difference was in geographic coverage. As might be expected at a meeting co-hosted by the Institute of Polar Studies and the Department of Geology and Minerology at The Ohio State University, the focus of the meeting was on Antarctica, with 45% of the 102 papers covering the Ross Sea sector, West Antarctica, and northern Victoria Land.