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Caribe

 

Este proyecto busca entender la dinámica de microterrenos, cuencas sedimentarias y cinturones de deformación asociados como resultado de la interacción tectónica entre las placas del Caribe y Sur América.
 

Publicaciones representativas: 

Cardona, A., Montes, C., Ayala, C., Bustamante, C., Hoyos, N., Montenegro, O., Ojeda, C., Valencia, V., Niño, H., Ramirez, V., Rincón, D., Vervoort, J. Late Paleocene to Eocene conglomerate provenance of the San Jacinto Belt, northern Colombia: from arc-continent collision to continuous convergence between the Caribbean-South America plates. Tectonophysics

Montes, C., Bayona, G., Cardona, A., Busch, D. M., Silva, C. A., Morón, S. A., Hoyos, N., Ramirez, D. A., Jaramillo, C., Valencia, V, in press. Arc-Continent Collision and Orocline Formation: Closing of the Central America Seaway. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 117, B04105, doi:10.1029/2011JB008959
Montes, C., Cardona, A., McFadden, R.R., Moron, S.E., Silva, C.A., Restrepo-Moreno, S.A., Ramirez, D.A., Hoyos, N., Wilson, J., Farris, D., Bayona, G.A., Jaramillo, C.A., Valencia, V., Bryan, J., and Flores, J.A., 2012. Evidence for middle Eocene and younger emergence in Central Panama: implications for Isthmus closure. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, p. 780-799, doi: 10.1130/B30528.1
Farris, D., Jaramillo, C., Bayona, G., Restrepo-Moreno, S., Montes, C., Cardona, A., Mora, A., Speakman, R., Glascock, M., and Valencia, V., 2011, Fracturing of the Panamanian Isthmus during initial collision with South America: Geology, v. 39, p. 1007-1010.
Cardona, A., Valencia, V., Weber, M., Duque, J., Montes, C., Reiners, P., Domanik, K., Nicolescu, S., Villagomez, 2011. Transient Cenzoic tectonic stages in the southern margin of the Caribbean plate: U-Th/He thermochronological constraints from Eocene plutonic rocks in the Santa Marta Massif and Serranía de Jarara, northern Colombia. Geologica Acta, 9, 445-466

Weber, M., Cardona, A., Valencia, V., Altenberger, U., López-Martinez, M., Tobón, M., Zapata, S., Concha, A. E., 2011. Geochemistry and geochronology of the Guajira Eclogites, northern Colombia-Evidence of a metamorphosed primitive Cretaceous Caribbean Island-arc. Geologica Acta, 9, 425-443

Zapata, S., Weber, M., Cardona, A., Valencia, V., Guzmán, G., Tobón, M., 2010. Provenance of Oligocene conglomerates and associated sandstone from the Siamaná Formation, Jarara Serrania, Guajira, Colombia: relations with Oligocene Caribbean tectonics and basin formation. Geologia Colombiana. Boletín de Ciencias de la Tierra, 27, 7-24 (published in 2011)

           
Weber, M. B. I., Cardona, A., Paniagua, F., Cordani, U., Sepúlveda, L, Wilson, R. in press. The Cabo de la Vela mafic-ultramafic complex, Northeastern Colombian Caribbean region – a record of multi stage evolution of a Late Cretaceous intra-oceanic arc. Geological Society of London Special Publication: James, K., Pindell, J., ed: The Geology of the Area between North and South America: The Origin of the Caribbean Plate.

Cardona-Molina, A. ,Cordani, U. G.,  Macdonald,  W.,  2006. Tectonic Correlations of pre-Mesozoic crust from the northern termination of the Colombian Andes, Caribbean region. Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 21, 337-354

Cordani, U.G., Cardona, A., Jimenez, D., Liu, D., Nutman, A.P., 2005. Geochronology of Proterozoic basement inliers from the Colombian Andes: tectonic history of remmants from a fragmented grenville belt. In: Vaughan, A. P. M., Leat P. T., Pankhurst, R. J.,  Terrane Processes at the Margins of Gondwan. Geological Society of London, Special Publication 246. 329-346.

Montes, C., Moron, S., Bayona, G., Cardona, A., Farris, D., Jaramillo, C., 2008, Cenozoic evolution of the Panama Isthmus: The Panama Geology project. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, n. 7,

Farris, D., Cardona, A., Montes, C., Moron, S., Bayona, G., Jaramillo, C., 2008, The influence of the Panama Fracture zone on Arc magmatism. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, n. 7,

Silva, C., Bayona, G., Channel, J.E.T., Osorio, A., 2008, Block rotations and translations in the Isthmus of Panama. 2008 AGU Annual Meeting. December, San Francisco, USA.

 

 

 

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