Characterizing Cratons and Craton Margins III

Tuesday, 15 December 2015: 10:20-12:20
304 (Moscone South)
Primary Conveners:  Huaiyu Yuan, Macquarie University, CCFS, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Conveners:  Vadim L Levin, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, United States, Klaus Gessner, Geological Survey of Western Australia, East Perth, WA, Australia and Christopher Kirkland, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
Chairs:  Klaus Gessner, Geological Survey of Western Australia, East Perth, WA, Australia and Vadim L Levin, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Vadim L Levin, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, United States
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