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Oral Programme GD6.1/GMPV6.13/SM4.5

GD6.1/GMPV6.13/SM4.5

Whole mantle and transition zone structure, dynamics and evolution: multidisciplinary perspectives (co-organized)
Convener: P. Tackley 
Co-Conveners: C. Thomas , J. H. Davies 
Session details
Oral Programme
 / Wed, 25 Apr, 13:30–17:00  / Room 30
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Thu, 26 Apr, 17:30–19:00  /  / Attendance 17:30–19:00
 / Attendance Thu, 26 Apr, 17:30–19:00  /  / Attendance 17:30–19:00
 / Attendance Thu, 26 Apr, 17:30–19:00  /  / Attendance 17:30–19:00  / Hall XL
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD11.7  / Thu, 26 Apr, 13:30–14:15  /  
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Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012
Room 30
Chairperson: P. J. Tackley & J. H. Davies
From plate tectonics to the lower mantle

13:30–13:45
EGU2012-9145
Dynamic causes of the relation between area and age of the ocean floor (solicited)
N. Coltice, T. Rolf, P.J. Tackley, and S. Labrosse
13:45–14:00
EGU2012-1513
Combine Effects of Plate Motions and Small-Scale Convection on Mantle Stirring Efficiency
S. King and H. Samuel
14:00–14:15
EGU2012-13811
3D high resolution mineral phase distribution and seismic velocity structure of the transition zone: predicted by a spherical-shell compressible mantle convection model.
T. Geenen, T. Heister, A.P. van den Berg, M. Jacobs, and W. Bangerth
14:15–14:30
EGU2012-7220
Influence of magmatism on mantle cooling, surface heat flow and Urey ratio
T. Nakagawa and P. Tackley
14:30–14:45
EGU2012-4700
Using high-resolution mantle circulation models to understand the origin of fast seismic anomalies in the Tethyan mantle.
P. J. Webb, J. H. Davies, and D. R. Davies
14:45–15:00
EGU2012-5101
The viscosity of Earth's lower mantle inferred from sinking speed of subducted lithosphere
H. Cizkova, A.P. van den Berg, W. Spakman, and C. Matyska
COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: C. Thomas & P. J. Tackley
Deep mantle observations and dynamics

15:30–15:45
EGU2012-5288
Transient mantle plumes: hot heads and cold stems
F. Touitou, A. Davaille, G. Brandeis, I. Kumagai, and J. Vatteville
15:45–16:00
EGU2012-3359
The influence of post-perovskite strength on mantle thermo-chemical evolution
H. Samuel and N. Tosi
16:00–16:15
EGU2012-6309
Modelling the interaction between subducted slabs and thermo-chemical piles
R. Gassmöller and B. Steinberger
16:15–16:30
EGU2012-8630
Lateral heterogeneities in the lowermost mantle - To what detail can we resolve them seismically?
S. Hempel, T. Nissen-Meyer, and C. Thomas
16:30–16:45
EGU2012-10467
Deep mantle seismic heterogeneities in Western Pacific subduction zones
H. L. M. Bentham and S. Rost
16:45–17:00
EGU2012-6500
Short-scale Heterogeneity in the Lowermost Mantle Revealed Through Partition Modeling of Seismic Body Waves
M.K. Young, H. Tkalcic, and T. Bodin