Programme Groups

GD – Geodynamics

GD1 – General Sessions
GD2 – Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics
GD3 – Plates and 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 Bradford Hager
Convener: J. Huw Davies 
Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists by Boris J.P. Kaus
Convener: Tuija Pulkkinen 
GD1 –  General Sessions
Early Earth: from deep dynamics to surface life (co-organized)
Convener: Jeroen van Hunen  | Co-Conveners: Emmanuelle J. Javaux , Nicolas Flament , Nicholas T. Arndt 
Recent advances in modelling of tectonic processes (including Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Susanne Buiter  | Co-Conveners: Marcin Dabrowski , Dave May , Frederic Gueydan 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD59 
Mineral systems: from geological, geochemical and geophysical data to metallogenic systems simulation (co-organized)
Convener: Christopher Juhlin  | Co-Conveners: Gilles Bellefleur , Klaus Gessner , Peter Sorjonen-Ward , Pär Weihed 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD5 
Polar Heatflow: geology, ice sheets and climate
Convener: Alan Vaughan  | Co-Conveners: Richard C.A. Hindmarsh , Fausto Ferraccioli 
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD80 
Gravity modelling for understanding of the solid Earth structure and geodynamical processes (co-organized)
Convener: Bruno Meurers  | Co-Conveners: Mikhail Kaban , Carla Braitenberg , Hans-Jürgen Götze 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD36 
Geodesy and natural and induced hazards: Progress during 30 years of the WEGENER initiative (co-organized)
Convener: Susanna Zerbini  | Co-Convener: Mustapha Meghraoui 
Large Scale European Research Facilities/Infrastructures: Data acquisition; Data Storage; Data Access (co-organized)
Convener: Massimo Cocco  | Co-Convener: Wim Spakman 
Science in tomorrow’s classroom (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Stephen Macko , Angelo Camerlenghi , Jean Luc Berenguer , Eve Arnold 
Recent Large Earthquake and Tsunami Activity (co-organized)
Convener: Ramon Carbonell  | Co-Conveners: Fabrizio Storti , Stefano Tinti , Mourad Bezzeghoud 
GD2 –  Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics
Basin Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Leni Scheck-Wenderoth 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD48 
The Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary (LAB) Dilemma (co-organized)
Convener: Ulrich Achauer  | Co-Conveners: Rainer Kind , Valentin Mikhailov , Alan G. Jones , Jaroslava Plomerova 
Glacial Isostatic Adjustment on regional scales: Modeling and observations (co-organized)
Convener: Volker Klemann  | Co-Conveners: Markku Poutanen , Bert Vermeersen 
From Source to Sink: Quantification of mass transfer from mountain ranges to active sedimentary basins (co-organized)
Convener: Liviu Matenco  | Co-Convener: Paul Andriessen 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD57 
TOPOEUROPE, The Evolving Topography of Europe (co-organized)
Convener: Sierd Cloetingh  | Co-Conveners: Jörg Ebbing , Josep Gallart 
Thermal, chemical, and rheological boundary layers: How do they relate to each other? (co-organized)
Convener: Irina M. Artemieva  | Co-Conveners: Nicholas T. Arndt , Lev Vinnik 
New developements and Results on Seismotectonics (co-organized)
Convener: Mourad Bezzeghoud  | Co-Convener: Elisa Buforn 
Active seismic investigations of the Earth's crust (co-organized)
Convener: Alireza Malehmir  | Co-Convener: Stefan Buske 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD33 
Rock forming minerals: properties, information and constraints on petrological processes and numerical models (sponsored by EMU) (co-organized)
Convener: Roberta Oberti  | Co-Conveners: James Connolly , Matthias Konrad-Schmolke , Elena Sokolova , Christian Chopin 
Intraplate faulting and seismicity with special reference to the Fennoscandian postglacial fault province (co-organized)
Co-Convener: Maria Ask 
GD3 –  Plates and Plate Tectonics
Unresolved problems in plate tectonics: kinematic reconstructions, plate driving forces, and plate boundary interactions (co-organized)
Convener: Jason Morgan  | Co-Convener: Christian Heine 
Exploring crust and mantle under the oceans: innovative instrumentation, processing and interpretation of ocean-bottom data (co-organized)
Convener: Wolfram Geissler  | Co-Conveners: Hisashi Utada , Karin Sigloch , Daisuke Suetsugu 
Neoproterozoic basins and orogenesis in the circum-North Atlantic region (co-organized)
Convener: Peter Cawood  | Co-Convener: Rob Strachan 
Tectonic Evolution of the Gondwana Collision and the North African Tethyan Margin (co-organized)
Convener: Tamer Abu-Alam  | Co-Conveners: Daniel Stockli , Mohamed Ghoneim 
Improving seismic networks performances: from site selection to data integration (co-organized)
Convener: Damiano Pesaresi  | Co-Convener: John Clinton 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD144 
GD4 –  Passive and Divergent Margins
Evolution of the North and South Atlantic, adjacent continents, and passive continental margins in general (co-organized)
Conveners: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Anton Glasmacher , Peter Japsen , Dominique Chardon  | Co-Conveners: Anicet Beauvais , Johan M. Bonow , Hans-Peter Bunge , Peter R. Cobbold , Per Terje Osmundsen , Leni Scheck-Wenderoth , Robert B. Trumbull , Nicky White 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD97 
Continental rifting & mid-ocean ridges : the role and mechanisms of tectonics, mantle dynamics, sedimentation and magmatism (co-organized)
Convener: Gwenn Peron-Pinvidic  | Co-Conveners: Cecile Robin , Kay Achenbach , Arjan Dijkstra 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD55 
GD5 –  Convergent Margins and Subduction
Subduction zone dynamics from the surface to the lower mantle (co-organized)
Convener: Susanne Buiter  | Co-Conveners: Francesca Funiciello , Jeroen van Hunen , Marina Manea , Vlad Constantin Manea , Yujiro Ogawa 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD49 
Tectonics of the Dinarides, Hellenides and Rhodopes (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Nikolaus Froitzheim , Jan Pleuger 
The Alpine-Himalayan convergence zone: from the Mediterranean to SE Asia (co-organized)
Convener: Rob Govers  | Co-Conveners: Claudio Faccenna , Alastair Robertson , Zohar Gvirtzman , Laurent Jolivet 
The subduction interface: cross-disciplinary views from Geodynamics-Geochemistry-Seismology (co-organized)
Convener: Philippe Agard  | Co-Conveners: Bradley Hacker , Aral Okay , Taras Gerya , José Alberto Padrón-Navarta , Frederik Tilmann , Nina Kukowski , Vicente López Sánchez-Vizcaíno 
Pamir: a natural laboratory to understand intra-continental subduction. (co-organized)
Convener: Richard Gloaguen  | Co-Convener: Lothar Ratschbacher 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD73 
Geodynamics of the Westernmost Mediterranean and Northwest Africa (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Manel Fernandez , Laurent Jolivet , Guillermo Booth-Rea 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD54 
GD6 –  Mantle Dynamics
Whole mantle dynamics: Linking surface and deep processes (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Rob Van der Voo , Clinton Conrad , Michael Gurnis 
Whole mantle and transition zone structure, dynamics and evolution: multidisciplinary perspectives (co-organized)
Convener: Paul Tackley  | Co-Conveners: Andreas Stracke , J. Huw Davies , FUMIKO TAJIMA , Heiner Igel , Hitoshi Kawakatsu , Fenglin Niu 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD47 
Seismic Imaging of the Earth's Interior: Results of active and passive tomography on local, regional and global scales. (co-organized)
Convener: Andrea Morelli  | Co-Conveners: Dapeng Zhao , Ivan Koulakov 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD32 
GD7 –  Core Dynamics
Structure, Composition and Dynamics of the Deep Earth (co-organized)
Convener: Jon Mound  | Co-Convener: Michael Ammann 
GD8 –  Co-Listed Sessions
Digital Landscapes: From Laser Scanning and High-resolution Measurement Technologies to Quantitative Interrogation of Geomorphic Processes
Convener: John K. Hillier  | Co-Conveners: Sanjeev Gupta , David Mason , Paolo Tarolli , Paola Passalacqua , Dirk Rieke-Zapp , Balázs Székely , Bernhard Höfle , Norbert Pfeifer , Jim Chandler , Alexander Reiterer 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD35 
Sedimentary basins as active fluid circulation systems
Convener: David Hindle  | Co-Conveners: Sabine Attinger , Piotr Krzywiec 
Noise Interferometry: What can we learn from noise ?
Convener: Antonio Villaseñor  | Co-Conveners: Florent Brenguier , Martin Schimmel 
Open session: Tectonics and Structural Geology
Convener: Fabrizio Storti  | Co-Conveners: Claudio Rosenberg , Dominique Chardon , Andreas Läufer , Christopher L. Andronicos , Yoann Denele , Fabrizio Balsamo 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD52