Linking Plate Tectonics and Mantle Convection to Wilson Cycles: Constraints from the Geological Record and Surface Processes III

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Nicolas E Flament, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia and Rebecca Marie Flowers, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
Primary Conveners:  Nicolas E Flament, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Co-conveners:  Thorsten W Becker, USC, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Rebecca Marie Flowers, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States and Zheng-xiang Li, Curtin University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (CCFS) and The Institute for Geoscience Research (TIGeR), Department of Applied Geology, Perth, WA, Australia
OSPA Liaisons:  Rebecca Marie Flowers, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Recognising the Different Roles and Expressions of Dynamic Mantle Flow and Plate Kinematics in the Evolution of Africa's Topography
Roderick W Brown1, Mark Wildman1, Romain Beucher2, Dominique Chardon3, Delphine Rouby4, Finlay M Stuart5 and Cristina Persano1, (1)University of Glasgow, School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, Glasgow, United Kingdom, (2)University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, (3)Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement Lima, Géosciences Environment Toulouse, Lima, Peru, (4)Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées, Géosciences Environment Toulouse, Toulouse, France, (5)Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre, East Kilbride, United Kingdom
1:55 PM
The Columbia Plateau Revealed; Low Temperature Thermochronology Across the Canadian Cordillera and Links to Lithospheric Delamination.
Bernard Guest1, David Bacque1, Naomi Miles2 and Daniel F Stockli3, (1)University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, (2)University of Alberta, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Edmonton, AB, Canada, (3)University of Texas, Austin, TX, United States
2:10 PM
Spatial Patterns of Channel Steepness in the Central Rockies: Do River Profiles Record Landscape Evolution Forcing By Yellowstone Dynamic Topography?
Eduardo Francisco Guerrero1, Andrew Meigs1, Eric Kirby1 and Patricia M Gregg2, (1)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (2)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States
2:25 PM
Localisation of Mantle Upwelling Beneath Recent Intra-Plate Volcanism in Australia
Nicholas Rawlinson, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom and Rhodri Davies, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
2:40 PM
Rejuvenation of Appalachian topography due to subsidence induced differential erosion
Lijun Liu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, United States
2:55 PM
The Amazon River reversal explained by tectonic and surface processes
Victor Sacek, USP University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
3:10 PM
Constraining the upper plate surface deformation across coupled subduction-collision systems
Pietro Sternai1, Laurent Jolivet2, Armel Menant2, Taras Gerya3, Jean-Philippe Avouac1, Mortaza Pirouz1 and Kosuke Ueda3, (1)California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)University of Orleans, Orleans, France, (3)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
3:25 PM
Geodynamic inversion to quantify the rheological parameters of the lithosphere
Tobias Baumann and Boris Kaus, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
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