Physics and Chemistry of the Deep Earth III

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Shun-ichiro Karato, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT, United States and Carole Nisr, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States
Primary Conveners:  Tetsuya Komabayashi, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9, United Kingdom
Co-conveners:  Zhicheng Jing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, United States, Razvan Caracas, CNRS, Laboratory of Geology of Lyon, Paris Cedex 16, France and Carole Nisr, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Nicholas C Schmerr, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
The Post-Perovskite Transition and Mineralogical Changes in the Chemically Heterogeneous Lower Mantle
Sang-Heon Dan Shim1, Yu Ye1, Brent Grocholski2, Shenzhen Xu3, Dane Morgan3, Jiyong Zhao4 and Esen E Alp4, (1)Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States, (2)American Association for the Advancement of Science Arlington, Arlington, VA, United States, (3)Univ of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison, WI, United States, (4)Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, United States
1:55 PM
Post-Perovskite: Ten Years After - Theoretical Insights into its Physical Properties
Stephen Stackhouse, University of Leeds, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds, United Kingdom
2:10 PM
Can We Explain the D" Reflector with the Post-Perovskite Phase Transition?
Christine Thomas, University of Münster, Münster, Germany and Laura J Cobden, Utrecht University, Utrecht, 3584, Netherlands
2:25 PM
The limited depth range of a metallic-Fe-bearing layer in the lower mantle and its implications for partial melting
Jennifer Girard, Yale University, Geology and Geophysics, New Haven, CT, United States and Shun-ichiro Karato, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT, United States
2:40 PM
Seismic constraints on the hydration of subducting oceanic crust and mantle
Thomas Garth and Andreas Rietbrock, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
2:55 PM
Effect of Hydrous Mantle on a Coupled Core-Mantle Evolution
Takashi Nakagawa, JAMSTEC, Yokohama, Japan and Hikaru Iwamori, JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan
3:10 PM
First principles investigations of hydrous phases at the bottom of the lower mantle
Jun Tsuchiya1, Joshua P Townsend2, Taku Tsuchiya3, Steven D Jacobsen2 and Craig R. Bina2, (1)Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan, (2)Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, United States, (3)Ehime University, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
3:25 PM
Stability of Hydrous Phase H MgSiO2(OH)2 Under the Lower Mantle Conditions
Eiji Ohtani1, Yohei Amaike1, Seiji Kamada1, Tatsuya Sakamaki1 and Naohisa Hirao2, (1)Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, (2)JASRI, Hyogo, Japan