Multidisciplinary Constraints on the Rheology and Dynamics of the Lithosphere and Asthenosphere I

Wednesday, 16 December 2015: 16:00-18:00
302 (Moscone South)
Primary Conveners:  Boris Kaus, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Conveners:  Jessica M Warren, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, E B Burov, University Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI, Paris, France and Claire A Currie, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Chairs:  Boris Kaus, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany, Jolante van Wijk, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, United States and Andrew J Schaeffer, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
OSPA Liaisons:  Boris Kaus, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Testing How Depletion, Dehydration and Melt Affect Seismic Expressions of the Asthenosphere (Invited) (59088)
John J Armitage1, Saskia D B Goes2 and James O S Hammond2, (1)Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, United Kingdom, (2)Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
The Seismic Properties of the Southeastern U.S. Asthenosphere (Invited) (60299)
Karen M. Fischer1, Julia MacDougall1, Emily Hopper1, Lara S Wagner2 and Robert B Hawman3, (1)Brown University, Dept. of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Providence, RI, United States, (2)Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Washington, DC, United States, (3)University of Georgia, Department of Geology, Athens, GA, United States
Interplay between Tectonic Plate Motions, Anisotropic Viscosity, and the Development of Rock Fabrics in the Asthenosphere (Invited) (60611)
Clinton P Conrad, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Dept. Geology and Geophysics, Honolulu, HI, United States and Lars N Hansen, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
What Petit-Spot Volcanoes Tell us about the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary? (Invited) (68325)
Sebastien Pilet, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Towards a more robust description of transient creep (Invited) (70277)
J Brian Evans, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
Constraints from Xenoliths on Cenozoic Deformation and Rheology of the Western North American Mantle Lithosphere (Invited) (61400)
Whitney M Behr, Douglas Smith and Rachel E Bernard, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States
How can geological datasets help us to choose between rheological behaviours suggested by experimental measurements? Examples from the Alpine Fault and the Japan Trench. (Invited) (71558)
Virginia Toy1, Carolyn J Boulton2, Genevieve Coffey1, Paul H Denys1 and Robert McCaffrey3, (1)University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, (2)University of Liverpool, Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences, Liverpool, L69, United Kingdom, (3)Portland State University, Department of Geology, Portland, OR, United States
Early post-seismic deformation due to the 2015 M7.8 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake: Constraints on rheology of the Tibetan lithosphere (Invited) (70988)
Yuri A Fialko, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, La Jolla, CA, United States and Kang Wang, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States
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