Plate Motion, Continental Deformation, Interseismic Strain Accumulation III

Monday, 15 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Jeffrey Todd Freymueller, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States and Donald F Argus, JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Donald F Argus, JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Jeffrey Todd Freymueller, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States and Rui Manuel Silva Fernandes, University of Beira Interior, Covilha, Portugal
OSPA Liaisons:  Donald F Argus, JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
A New Arabia-Africa-Eurasia GPS Velocity Field (1994-2014) and E Mediterranean Block Model: Implications for Continental Deformation in a Zone of Active Plate Interaction
Philippe Vernant1, Michael Floyd2, Haluk Ozener3, Semih Ergintav4, Arkadi Karakhanyan5, Fakhraddin Kadirov6, Giorgi Sokhadze7, Abdullah ArRajehi8, Hamid Nankali9, Ivan Georgiev10, Athanassios Ganas11, Demitris Paradissis12, Simon McClusky13, Francisco G Gomez14 and Robert E Reilinger2, (1)University of Montpellier II, Montpellier Cedex 05, France, (2)MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States, (3)Bogazici University, Kandilli Observatory and ERI.-Department of Geodesy, Istanbul, Turkey, (4)Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, (5)Armenian Academia of Sciences, Institute of Geological Sciences, Yerevan, Armenia, (6)Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan, (7)Ilia State University, Geodesy, Tbilisi, Georgia, (8)King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (9)national cartographic center, geodesy and geodynamics, Tehran, Iran, (10)Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, (11)National Observatory of Athens, Athens, Greece, (12)National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Marousi Athens, Greece, (13)ANU, Canberra, Australia, (14)Univ Missouri, Columbia, MO, United States
1:55 PM
Deforming Balkans : Insights on Continental Collisional Processes from GPS Data.
Marianne Metois1, Nicola D'Agostino1, Antonio Avallone1, Nicolas R A Chamot-Rooke2, Alain Rabaute3, Llambro Duni4, Neki Kuka4, Rexhep Koci4 and Ivan Georgiev5, (1)National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Rome, Italy, (2)Ecole Normale Superieure/Cnrs, Paris, France, (3)University Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI, Paris, France, (4)Institute of Geosciences, Tirana, Albania, (5)Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
2:10 PM
Plate Coupling and Strain of the Far Western Aleutian Arc Modeled from GPS Data
Mikhail G Kogan1, Dmitry I Frolov2, Nikolay N Titkov3, Grigory M Steblov4, Nikolay F Vasilenko5, Jeffrey Todd Freymueller6, Alexandr S Prytkov5, Goran Ekstrom1 and Yury V Gabsatarov7, (1)Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute RAS, St Petersburg, Russia, (3)Kamchatka Division GS RAS, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, (4)Institute of Physics of the Earth RAS, Moscow, Russia, (5)Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics FEB RAS, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, (6)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (7)Geophys. Survey Russ. Acad. Sci., Kaluga Region, Russia
2:25 PM
Kinematics and Dynamics of the Pamir, Central Asia
Cassidy Jay1, Lucy M Flesch1 and Rebecca O Bendick2, (1)Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States, (2)University of Montana, Geosciences, Missoula, MT, United States
2:40 PM
Inter-seismic deformation and plate coupling along the Andaman micro-plate margin: geodetic constraints using 1996-2004 GPS data.
Anil Earnest, Center for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation, Bangalore, India, John Puchakayala, CERI, Memphis, TN, United States, Chittenipattu C P Rajendran, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India and Kusala Rajendran, Indian Institute of Science, Centre for Earth Sciences, Bangalore, India
2:55 PM
Continuum Deformation Explains the Kinematics of Iranian Continental Convergence
Richard J Walters1, Philip C England2 and Gregory A Houseman1, (1)University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, (2)University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
3:10 PM
The Earthquake Loading Cycle and the Deep Structure of the North Anatolian Fault
Tim J Wright1, David G Cornwell2, Katie Farrell1, Jessica C Hawthorne3, Gregory A Houseman1, Ekbal Hussain1, Geoffrey E Lloyd1, Richard J Phillips1, David A Thompson4, Sebastian Rost4, Tadashi Yamasaki1, Niyazi Turkelli5 and Levent Gülen6, (1)University of Leeds, COMET, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds, United Kingdom, (2)University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, (3)California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)University of Leeds, COMET, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds, LS2, United Kingdom, (5)Kandilli Observatory, Geophysics, Istanbul, Turkey, (6)Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
3:25 PM
Large geodetic time series constraining the spatial distribution and the time evolution of the velocity field at the western tip of the Aden Ridge in Afar
Cecile Doubre1, Aline Deprez1, Frederic Masson2, Anne Socquet3, Patrice Ulrich1, Saad Ibrahim Ahmed4, Jean-Bernard de Chabalier5, Abayazid Ahmadine Omar4, Christophe Vigny6 and Jean-Claude Ruegg5, (1)EOST École et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre, Strasbourg, France, (2)Univ Strasbourg, Strasbourg Cedex, France, (3)ISTerre Institute of Earth Sciences, Saint Martin d'Hères, France, (4)Geophysical Observatory of Arta, Arta, Djibouti, (5)Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France, (6)ENS/CNRS, Paris, France
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