Journal article

Evidence for middle Eocene and younger land emergence in central Panama: Implications for Isthmus closure

Camilo Montes, A Cardona, R McFadden, SE Moron, CA Silva, S Restrepo-Moreno, DA Ramirez, N Hoyos, J Wilson, D Farris, GA Bayona, CA Jaramillo, V Valencia, J Bryan, JA Flores

Geological Society of America Bulletin | GEOLOGICAL SOC AMER, INC | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by ACP (Panama Canal Authority)

Awarded by Senacyt

Awarded by Colciencias, U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

Awarded by Mark Tupper, NSF

Funding Acknowledgements

This project was supported by ACP (Panama Canal Authority) contract SAA-199520-KRP; Senacyt grants SUM-07-001 and EST010-080 A; Colciencias, U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) grant 0966884 (OISE, EAR, DRL), Mark Tupper, NSF EAR-0824299, National Geographic, Smithsonian Institution, and Ricardo Perez S.A. Thanks go to H. Broce, F. Guardia, P. Francesci, V. Luque, A. Baresh, F. Moreno, and L. Oviedo for their help. G. Worner kindly provided early copies of his manuscripts and data. Access to field areas and collection permits were granted by ACP, Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, and Odebretch. We are grateful to P. Molnar, S. Johnston, J. Pindell, P. Mann, D. Foster, and P. O'Sullivan, as well as to all participants of the February 2010 IGCP (International Union of Geological Sciences) 546 "Subduction Zones of the Caribbean" and IGCP 574 "Bending and Bent Orogens, and Continental Ribbons" for their critical reviews.