2004 Annual Meeting

GANJ XXI Proterozoic, Paleozoic, and Mesozoic Mafic Intrusions of Northern New Jersey and Southeastern New York

Friday, October 15 and Saturday October 16, 2004

Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, Bergen County, New Jersey
GANJ acknowledges Emma C. Rainforth of Ramapo College for helping to provide access to the facilities at the college.

Friday Afternoon and Evening

Registration - 11:30 am to 5:00 pm

Oral Presentations 12:30 - 3:45 p.m.

12:30 Welcoming Remarks - Michael J. Hozik, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, GANJ President

12:45 - 1:15 Contrasting Geochemistries, Tectonic Settings, and Environmental Impacts of the Neoproterozoic, Paleozoic, and Mesozoic Dike Swarms of Northern New Jersey and their Correlatives - John H. Puffer, Rutgers University-Newark

1:15 - 1:45 Geochemistry and Tectonic Setting of Late Proterozoic Diabase Dikes, New Jersey Highlands and Trenton Prong - Richard A. Volkert, New Jersey Geological Survey

1:45 - 2:15 Geochemistry and Structural Setting of the Cortlandt Igneous Complex, Stony Point, New York - Alexander E. Gates and Marian V. Lupulescu, Rutgers University-Newark

2:15 - 2:45 Migmatitic Fusion of Metasediments Intruded by the Cortlandt Complex, Stony Point, New York - Alan I. Benimoff, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, and John H. Puffer, Rutgers University-Newark

2:45 - 3:15 Permian Remagnetization of Mafic Dikes in Northern New Jersey and Southeastern, New York - Michael J. Hozik, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

3:15 - 3:45 Rhythmic Banding of the Palisades Sill at Nyack, New York - Jeffrey Steiner, The City College of New York

4:00 - 4:45 Concurrent Teacher Workshops

NJDEP Interactive Internet Mapping, the i-MapNJ Applications - Lawrence L. Thornton, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Interactive Rock Cycle Activity: A Multimedia Learning Environment - Martha B. Schoene and Danielle S. Mirliss, Seton Hall University

5:00 - 5:45 Keynote Speaker - G. Nelson Eby, University of Massachusetts at Lowell - Beemerville, New Jersey and the Cameroon Volcanic Line: A Tale of Two Alkaline Provinces

6:30 Banquet and Business Meeting

Saturday, October 16th

Saturdays field trip included exposures of the Palisades intrusion near Nyack, New York; Silurian lamprophyres and related rocks associated with the Cortlandt Complex near Stony Point, New York; and exposures of Neoproterozoic diabase near Wanaque, New Jersey. Discussions focused on the geochemistry, petrology, crystallization processes, and structure of these intrusions.



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