Session ID#: 28956
The Francis Birch Lecture honors the life and work of the renowned geophysicist, who work was concerned chiefly with elasticity, phase relations, thermal properties and heat flow, and the composition of the Earth’s interior. The Birch Lecture is also a part of the Bowie Lecture series, which was inaugurated in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie medal, which is AGU’s highest honor and named for its first president. Birch is a past recipient of the William Bowie medal.
Primary Convener: Ross S Stein, Temblor, Inc., Redwood City, CA, United States
Convener: Julia Morgan, Rice University, Houston, TX, United States
8199 General or miscellaneous [TECTONOPHYSICS]
Abstracts Submitted to this Session:
Lithospheric Strength and Stress State: Persistent Challenges and New Directions in Geodynamics (Invited) (273286)
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