Quebec-Maine transect crossing three tectonic boundaries

Participants:

William Menke - LDEO/Columbia U.

Vadim Levin - Rutgers

Fiona Darbyshire, Alessandro Forte - UQAM

Andrew Hynes - McGill


STUDENTS

Rutgers: Xiaoran Chen (PhD),  Benjamin Dunham (MSc), Michael Klaser (undergraduate), Andrea Servali (undergraduate), Brandon Scow (summer intern), Peter Skryzalin (undergraduate)

Columbia U. summer interns: Phillip Booty, Trevor Nietz, Thomas Harper


funded by NSF - Earthscope,

in collaboration with University of Quebec, Montreal

 

PROJECT GOALS


PHOTOS OF FIELD CAMPAIGNS:

Quebec 2012; Quebec 2013; Nova Scotia 2013;

Quebec 2014; Quebec 2015

photos of field work in Maine (Menke’s website)


STATION MAPS

                    STATIC,

                    DYNAMIC (served by IRIS DMC)

  

   

Our experiment (white line in the map below) was designed to extend the reach of the Earthscope project into the oldest thickest part of the North American continental lithosphere around Hudson Bay, and to create a uniformly sampled transect of the lithosphere from the thickest area to the thinnest, in Nova Scotia

sunset on lake Openiska, Quebec

TALKS AND POSTERS

presented at various meetings

RESEARCH IMAGESQMII-early.html