Seismic Anisotropy: Predictions, Observations, and Interpretations I

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Carlos Garrido, IACT, Granada, Spain and Andrea Tommasi, University of Montpellier II, Montpellier Cedex 05, France
Primary Conveners:  Thomas Bodin, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Carlos J Garrido, CSIC, IACT, Granada, Spain, Andrea Tommasi, Univ Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France and Michael Kendall, University of Bristol, School of Earth Sciencess, Bristol, United Kingdom
OSPA Liaisons:  Thomas Bodin, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
How Modelling of Crystal Defects at the Atomic Scale can Provide Information on Seismic Anisotropy
Patrick Cordier, Philippe Carrez, Alexandra Goryaeva, Karine Gouriet, Pierre Hirel, Antoine Kraych and Sebastian Ritterbex, University of Lille 1, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
8:15 AM
Deformation of Lawsonite at High Pressure and High Temperature – Implications for Low Velocity Layers in Subduction Zones
Elodie Amiguet1, Nadege Hilairet2, Yanbin Wang3 and Philippe Gillet1, (1)EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, (2)University of Lille 1, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France, (3)The University of Chicago, Argonne, IL, United States
8:30 AM
Patterns of Seismic Anisotropy Around Subduction Zones: Model Predictions and Implications for Subduction-Induced Mantle Flow 
Fabio a Capitanio, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Manuele Faccenda, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
8:45 AM
Analytical parameterization of self-consistent polycrystal mechanics
Neil M Ribe, University of Paris-Sud 11, Orsay, France, Neil Goulding, University of Bristol, School of Earth Sciences, Bristol, United Kingdom, Olivier Castelnau, PIMM Laboratoire Procédés et Ingénierie en Mécanique et Matériaux, Paris, France, Andrew Walker, University of Leeds, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds, United Kingdom and James M Wookey, University of Bristol, School of Earth Sciences, Bristol, BS8, United Kingdom
9:00 AM
Absolute Plate Velocities from Seismic Anisotropy: Importance of Correlated Errors
Richard G Gordon1, Lin Zheng1 and Corné Kreemer2, (1)Rice University, Houston, TX, United States, (2)University of Nevada Reno, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Reno, NV, United States
9:15 AM
Defining a Proxy for the Interpretation of Seismic Anisotropy in Non-Newtonian Mantle Flows
Navid Hedjazian and Edouard C Kaminski, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
9:30 AM
Constraints on Melt Geometry and Distribution from Seismic Anisotropy
James O S Hammond, Imperial College London, London, SW7, United Kingdom
9:45 AM
Seismic Anisotropy Along the Eurasian-Arabian Plate Boundary
Eric A Sandvol1, Gleb Skobeltsyn1, Niyazi Turkelli2, Gulten Polat3, Gurban Yetirmishli4, Tea Godoladze5, Robert J Mellors6 and Rengin Gok7, (1)Univ Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, United States, (2)Kandilli Observatory, Geophysics, Istanbul, Turkey, (3)Kandilli Observatory, Istanbul, Turkey, (4)Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan, (5)Ilia State Univeristy, Tbilisi, Georgia, (6)LLNL L-046, Livermore, CA, United States, (7)LLNL, Livermore, CA, United States