Journal article

Arc-continent collision and orocline formation: Closing of the Central American seaway

Camilo Montes, G Bayona, A Cardona, DM Buchs, CA Silva, S Moron, N Hoyos, DA Ramirez, CA Jaramillo, V Valencia

Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth | AMER GEOPHYSICAL UNION | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Panama Canal Authority

Awarded by Senacyt

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

Awarded by Swiss National Science Foundation

Awarded by NSF EAR

Funding Acknowledgements

Project supported by Panama Canal Authority contract SAA-199520-KRP; Mark Tupper; Senacyt grants SUM-07-001 and EST010-080 A; U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) grant 0966884 (OISE, EAR, DRL); Colciencias; Swiss National Science Foundation (project PBLA2-122660); NSF EAR 0824299; National Geographic; Smithsonian Institution; and Ricardo Perez S.A. Thanks to J.E.T. Channell, K. Huang, S. Zapata, R. Arculus, C. Allen, A. Christy and U. Troitzsch. Access and collection permits were granted by Panama Canal Authority and Ministerio de Industria y Comercio. We are grateful to all participants of February's 2010 joint workshop IGCP 546 "Subduction Zones of the Caribbean" and 574 "Bending and Bent Orogens, and Continental Ribbons." Thanks to G. Worner, J. Pindell, S. Johnson, P. Molnar, R. Somoza, and P. Mann for their reviews and comments to our manuscript as it evolved.