Programme Groups

GD – Geodynamics

GD1 – General Sessions
GD2 – Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics
GD3 – Plate Tectonics
GD4 – Passive and Divergent Margins
GD5 – Convergent Margins and Subduction
GD6 – Mantle Dynamics
GD7 – Core Dynamics
GD8 – Co-Listed Sessions

Augustus Love Medal Lecture by Philip England
Convener: J. Huw Davies 
GD1 –  General Sessions
Open session on Geodynamics
Convener: J. Huw Davies  | Co-Convener: Hans-Peter Bunge 
Recent advances in computational geodynamics: from mantle to surface processes (co-organized)
Convener: Boris Kaus  | Co-Conveners: Gregory Houseman , Cedric Thieulot 
Early Earth: from deep dynamics to surface life (co-organized)
Convener: Jeroen van Hunen  | Co-Conveners: Emmanuelle J. Javaux , Martin Whitehouse , Nicholas T. Arndt 
Gravity modelling for understanding of the solid Earth structure and dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Mikhail Kaban  | Co-Conveners: Hans-Jürgen Götze , Gabriel Strykowski 
New insights into the mineralogy and petrology of the Deep Earth (co-sponsored by EMU) (co-organized)
Convener: Yingwei Fei  | Co-Conveners: Larissa Dobrzhinetskaya , Daniel Frost , Jannick Ingrin , Monika Koch-Müller , Sylvia-Monique Thomas , Richard Wirth 
Experiments, Simulations and Numerical modeling in planetology (co-organized)
Conveners: Luigi Colangeli , Sandra Schumacher  | Co-Conveners: Derek W. G. Sears , Karsten Seiferlin , Ruth Ziethe 
GD2 –  Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics
Basin Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Leni Scheck-Wenderoth  | Co-Conveners: Christophe Basile , Virginie Gaullier 
The strength of the continental lithosphere (co-organized)
Co-Convener: Oliver Heidbach 
Coupling topography, surface erosion and tectonics (co-organized)
Convener: Sierd Cloetingh 
Eurasian Climate and Tectonics (co-organized)
Convener: Guillaume Dupont-Nivet  | Co-Conveners: Peter van der Beek , Hemmo Abels 
The evolution of structures in the crust: insights from analogue and numerical modeling (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Susanne Buiter , Marcel Frehner , Stefan Markus Schmalholz 
Glacial Isostatic Adjustment: Observations and Modeling for Earth Rheology, Dynamics, and Environmental Change (co-organized)
Convener: Markku Poutanen  | Co-Conveners: Bert Vermeersen , Volker Klemann 
Multidisciplinary Constraints on the Lithospheric Structure, Evolution, and Mantle Processes (co-organized)
Convener: Irina M. Artemieva  | Co-Conveners: Valentin Mikhailov , Yuri Fialko 
The 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Mohorovicic Discontinuity: Its geophysical and petrological characteristics (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: David Snyder , David Eaton 
Crustal faulting and deformation processes observed by interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Thomas R. Walter , Riccardo Lanari 
One year after the Abruzzo 2009 earthquake (co-organized)
Convener: Fabrizio Storti  | Co-Conveners: Sergio Vinciguerra , Ramon Carbonell 
Granitoid Magmatism and Geodynamics (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Vojtěch Janoušek , J.D. Clemens 
Large Igneous Provinces and Extinctions (co-organized)
Convener: Henrik H. Svensen 
Interplay of Magmatism, Metamorphism, and Geodynamics: A symposium in memory of Leonid L. Perchuk (co-organized)
Convener: leonid aranovich  | Co-Conveners: Alexey Perchuk , Taras Gerya 
Fault zone processes from (integrated) geophysical imaging (co-organized)
Convener: CharLotte Krawczyk  | Co-Conveners: Stella Pytharouli , James Kirkpatrick 
Nature and evolution of the lithospheric mantle - inferences on magma genesis (co-organized)
Conveners: Costanza Bonadiman , Luigi Beccaluva  | Co-Conveners: Marguerite Godard , Gianluca Bianchini 
Large Magnitude Earthquakes and Tsunami Activity in 2010: Views on The Haiti and Chile Events (co-organized)
Conveners: Mourad Bezzeghoud , Ramon Carbonell , Stefano Tinti 
GD3 –  Plate Tectonics
From the geologic record to mantle flow: linking deep and shallow Earth processes (co-organized)
Convener: Giampiero Iaffaldano  | Co-Conveners: Stuart Clark , Carmen Gaina 
Unresolved problems in plate tectonics: kinematic reconstructions, plate driving forces, and plate boundary interactions (co-organized)
Convener: Carlo Doglioni  | Co-Conveners: Jason Morgan , Claudio Faccenna 
Observing the European plate: Sensor networks and data infrastructures (co-organized)
Convener: Massimo Cocco  | Co-Conveners: Wim Spakman , Torild van Eck , Josep Gallart 
The Mediterranean: A complex tectonic boundary (co-organized)
Convener: Luis Matias 
GD4 –  Passive and Divergent Margins
Two-phase dynamics of mid-ocean ridges and other systems: theory and observation (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Nobukazu Seama , Ondřej Šrámek , Douglas Wiens 
Processes along passive margins and Links with Onshore Uplift (co-organized)
Convener: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Anton Glasmacher  | Co-Conveners: Peter Japsen , Johan M. Bonow , Hans-Peter Bunge , Hans Thybo , Robert B. Trumbull , Leni Scheck-Wenderoth 
Continental rifting: mechanisms of deformation, sedimentation, and magmatism (co-organized)
Convener: Gwenn Peron-Pinvidic  | Co-Conveners: Richard Corfield , Laurent Geoffroy , Prof. Dr. Ulrich Anton Glasmacher , Matthias Hinderer , Graham Leslie , Dieter Mertz , Georg Rümpker , Timothy Reston , Alastair Robertson , Cecile Robin 
GD5 –  Convergent Margins and Subduction
Subduction zone dynamics: A slab's journey in the upper and lower mantle (co-organized)
Convener: Susanne Buiter  | Co-Convener: Douwe J. J. van Hinsbergen 
Subduction zone dynamics: seismogenic zone and forearc deformation (co-organized)
Convener: Nina Kukowski  | Co-Conveners: Hans-Peter Bunge , Taras Gerya , John McCloskey , Frederik Tilmann 
Dynamic aspects of mountain building and land surface stability: Linking field-based studies to crustal-scale models (co-organized)
Convener: Kurt Stüwe  | Co-Conveners: Deta Gasser , Christine Franke 
The Alpine-Himalayan orogeny: from the Mediterranean to SE Asia (co-organized)
Convener: Alastair Robertson  | Co-Conveners: Laurent Jolivet , Claudio Faccenna , Rob Govers , Paolo Ballato , Angela Landgraf , Taylor Schildgen , Franz Neubauer 
Caribbean and South American subduction zones: subduction processes and resulting tectonics, seismogenesis and fore-arc evolution (co-organized)
Convener: Boris Marcaillou  | Co-Conveners: Paola Vannucchi , Ernst Flueh 
Subduction zone devolatilization: petrology, fluid composition and flow, and tectonic implications (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Taras Gerya , James Connolly , Catherine Chauvel 
Ophiolites, blueschists and mélanges in convergent margin tectonics (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Manuel Pubellier , Philippe Agard , Gian Andrea Pini 
GD6 –  Mantle Dynamics
The mantle from surface to core: integrating seismology, mineral physics, geodynamics and petrology (co-organized)
Convener: Saskia Goes  | Co-Conveners: Joya Tetreault , Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni , Juan Carlos Afonso , Hans-Peter Bunge , Andrew Frassetto 
The deep mantle, plumes, and chemical heterogeneity: structure, dynamics, and evolution (co-organized)
Convener: Stephane Labrosse  | Co-Conveners: Daniel Frost , Christine Thomas , Ulrich Hansen , John Tarduno , Paul Tackley 
The deep Earth: Looking down into the Mantle and core. (co-organized)
Convener: Jaroslava Plomerova 
GD7 –  Core Dynamics
Constraints on Earth's core dynamics from observation, experiments and numerical modeling (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Julien Aubert , Hagay Amit 
Diversity in planetary magnetism and dynamos (co-organized)
Convener: Doris Breuer  | Co-Convener: Johannes Wicht 
GD8 –  Co-Listed Sessions
Evolution of the subcontinental lithospheric mantle: a petrological and geochemical perspective
Convener: Theodoros Ntaflos  | Co-Convener: Jacek Puziewicz 
Understanding mixed siliciclastic-volcaniclastic depositional systems and their relationships with geodynamics (co-sponsored by IAVCEI & IAS)
Co-Conveners: Károly Németh , Sandro de Vita , Flavia Molisso