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Oral Programme TS6.1/GD5.5

TS6.1/GD5.5

The Alpine-Himalayan convergence zone: from the Mediterranean to SE Asia (co-organized)
Convener: C. Faccenna 
Co-Conveners: Dr Govers , A. Robertson , L. Jolivet , L.V. Eppelbaum , E. Sharkov , A. L. Sobisevich 
Session details
Oral Programme
 / Wed, 25 Apr, 08:30–12:00  / 13:30–17:00  / Room 12
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Wed, 25 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Hall A
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Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012
Room 12
Chairperson: R. Govers, K. Ustaszewski
Alps Carpathians

08:30–08:45
EGU2012-1899
How far the convergence in Alpine-type orogens is controlled by rift inheritance?
G. Mohn and G. Manatschal
08:45–09:00
EGU2012-2638
Influence of the strength of the crust on mountain building processes
S. Jammes and R.S. Huismans
09:00–09:15
EGU2012-2846
Extraction faulting and out-of-sequence thrusting in collisional orogeny - An example from the Swiss-Italian Western Alps
F. Kirst, N. Froitzheim, T. Nagel, B. Leiss, and J. Pleuger
09:15–09:30
EGU2012-9508
Repeated GPS measurements spanning 15 years to study the extensional deformation regime in the inner southwestern Alps (Briançon region, France)
A. Walpersdorf, C. Sue, S. Baize, L. Thirard, and N. Cotte and the Briançon Team
09:30–09:45
EGU2012-12319
Upper mantle structures beneath the Carpathian-Pannonian region: Implications for the geodynamics of continental collision
Y. Ren, G. W. Stuart, G. A. Houseman, B. Dando, C. Ionescu, E. Hegedus, S. Radovanovic, and South Carpathian Project Working Group
09:45–10:00
EGU2012-1255
Late Palaeozoic-Cenozoic assembly of the Tethyan orogen in the light of evidence from Greece and Albania
A.H.F. Robertson
COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: L. Jolivet, E. Sharkov, G. Booth Rea
Eastern Mediterranean

10:30–10:45
EGU2012-6626
Lithospheric dynamics in eastern Mediterranean: Insights from seismic structure and anisotropy
S. Lebedev, E. Neenan, B. Knapmeyer-Endrun, T. Meier, M. R. Agius, A. J. Schaeffer, C. Tirel, and W. Friederich
10:45–11:00
EGU2012-2688
A detailed seismic investigation of the transition from oceanic to continental subduction in the Western Hellenic Subduction Zone
S. Rondenay, F.D. Pearce, J.-A.L. Olive, and M.D. Behn
11:00–11:15
EGU2012-11778
Mantle delamination as the cause for the Miocene-Recent evolution of the Central and Eastern Anatolian Plateau
J. Bartol, R Govers, and M. J. R Wortel
11:15–11:30
EGU2012-827
The use of surface topography at continental collision zones to understand the dynamics of collision and break-off
A.D Bottrill, J van Hunen, and M.B Allen
11:30–11:45
EGU2012-12748
Miocene to Recent Magmatism and Geodynamics of Eastern Turkey
Dr. M. Keskin, Dr. E.V. Sharkov, Dr. V.A. Lebedev, Dr A.V. Chugaev, Dr. V. Oyan, Dr. S.C. Genc, E. Unal, and Dr. N. Aysal
11:45–12:00
EGU2012-5651
The role of continental collision in the separation of Arabia from Africa and the formation of the Dead Sea Fault
R. Wortel and P.Th. Meijer
LUNCH BREAK
Chairperson: L.V. Eppelbaum, S. Guillot
Middle East

13:30–13:45
EGU2012-2903
Mechanical versus kinematical shortening reconstructions of the Zagros High Folded Zone (Kurdistan Region of Iraq)
M. Frehner, D. Reif, and B. Grasemann
13:45–14:00
EGU2012-4549
Geometry and Kinematics of the High Zagros Belt (Iran)
S. Tavakoli, D. Frizon de lamotte, J-C. Ringenbach, and J-F. Ballard
14:00–14:15
EGU2012-12669
The competing roles of Zagros orogeny and Tethys slab-break-off in slowing down Arabia/Eurasia convergence since ~5 Ma
J. Austermann, G. Iaffaldano, and H. Bunge
14:15–14:30
EGU2012-7059
The role of block rotations and oroclinal bending in Iran during the Cenozoic Arabia-Eurasia shortening
F. Cifelli, M. Mattei, H. Alimohammadian, J. Sabouri, H. Rashid, and M. Ghassemi
14:30–14:45
EGU2012-7812
Orogenic plateau magmatism of the Arabia-Eurasia collision zone
M.B. Allen, I. Neill, M. Kheirkhah, J. van Hunen, J.P. Davidson, Kh. Meliksetian, and M.H. Emami
14:45–15:00
EGU2012-2500
Fluid-magmatic systems and volcanic centers in Northern Caucasus
A. L. Sobisevich, Yu. P. Masurenkov, I. N. Pouzich, and N. I. Laverova
COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: A. Robertson, C. Faccenna
Caucasus - Himalaya - Tibet

15:30–15:45
EGU2012-1341
Geophysical Investigations in the Caucasus (1925 - 2012): Initial, Basic and Modern Stages
L.V. Eppelbaum
15:45–16:00
EGU2012-2670
Features of the Caucasian segment of the Alpine-Himalayan-Indonesian Convergence Zone
E. Sharkov
16:00–16:15
EGU2012-2095
The Greater India Basin Hypothesis: Closing the Gap between India-Asia Crustal Shortening and Lithospheric Convergence Records
D.J.J. van Hinsbergen, P.C. Lippert, G. Dupont-Nivet, N. McQuarrie, P. Doubrovine, W. Spakman, and T.H. Torsvik
16:15–16:30
EGU2012-6538
Curved orogen and syntaxes formation during subduction and collision
F. Bajolet, A. Replumaz, C. Faccenna, and R. Lainé
16:30–16:45
EGU2012-10796
Preliminary constraints on rheology of the deep crust beneath central Tibet from Late Pleistocene - Early Holocene shorelines
X. Shi, E. Kirby, K. P. Furlong, E. Wang, K. Meng, F. M. Phillips, R. Robinson, and S. Marrero
16:45–17:00
EGU2012-4234
Importance of india and asia subductions for the growth of the Tibetan plateau
S. Guillot and A. Replumaz