Programme Groups

TS – Tectonics & Structural Geology

TS1 – Tectonics and Structural Geology - General Contributions
TS2 – Brittle Deformation
TS3 – Ductile Deformation, Metamorphism, and Magmatism
TS4 – Interplay between Tectonics and Surface Processes
TS5 – Extensional Tectonic Settings
TS6 – Convergent Tectonic Settings
TS8 – Earthquakes and Tectonics
TS9 – Modelling of Tectonic and Structural Processes
TS10 – Plate Tectonics on Earth and other Planets
TS11 – Co-listed sessions

Stephan Mueller Medal Lecture by Laurent Jolivet
Convener: Fabrizio Storti 
TS1 –  Tectonics and Structural Geology - General Contributions
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 
Open Session on Seismology (including Beno Gutenberg Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Ramon Carbonell  | Co-Convener: CharLotte Krawczyk 
Early Earth: from deep dynamics to surface life (co-organized)
Convener: Jeroen van Hunen  | Co-Conveners: Emmanuelle J. Javaux , Nicolas Flament , Nicholas T. Arndt 
Geology of the North-Atlantic Craton (co-organized)
Co-Convener: Thomas F. Kokfelt 
Large Scale European Research Facilities/Infrastructures: Data acquisition; Data Storage; Data Access (co-organized)
Convener: Massimo Cocco  | Co-Convener: Wim Spakman 
Noise Interferometry: What can we learn from noise ? (co-organized)
Convener: Antonio Villaseñor  | Co-Conveners: Florent Brenguier , Martin Schimmel 
Volcano deformation, dynamics, and deep structure (co-organized)
Convener: Valerio Acocella  | Co-Conveners: Agust Gudmundsson , Giuseppe Puglisi , Sigurjon Jonsson , Thomas R. Walter 
Science in tomorrow’s classroom (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Stephen Macko , Angelo Camerlenghi , Jean Luc Berenguer , Eve Arnold 
TS2 –  Brittle Deformation
Fault zone structure, mechanics and evolution in nature and laboratory
Convener: Fabrizio Agosta  | Co-Conveners: Bob Holdsworth , Steven Smith , Renaud Toussaint 
Long and short term fault zone weakening processes (co-organized)
Convener: Nicola De Paola  | Co-Convener: Giulio Di Toro 
Fracturing, sealing and fluid flow in reservoirs and fault zones (co-organized)
Co-Convener: Francois Renard 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD53 
Crustal Stresses, Fractures, and Fault Zones: the Legacy of Jacques Angelier
Convener: Agust Gudmundsson  | Co-Conveners: Françoise Bergerat , Thierry Villemin 
Stress and strain patterns and mechanisms of micro-meso deformation in folded rocks
Convener: Olivier Lacombe  | Co-Conveners: Stefano Tavani , Ruth Soto 
Multidisciplinary Approaches to Fault Zone Hydrogeology (co-organized)
Convener: Victor Bense  | Co-Conveners: Jerry Fairley , Ulrike Exner 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD76 
Rock Physics and Natural Hazards (co-organized)
Convener: Sergio Vinciguerra  | Co-Conveners: Philip Benson , Giulio Di Toro 
Micro-mechanics of brittle faulting (co-organized)
Convener: Patrick Baud  | Co-Convener: Fabrizio Balsamo 
The transport properties of geomaterials: Theory, modelling, measurement, application and integration (co-organized)
Convener: Matthew Jackson  | Co-Conveners: Harald Milsch , Jerome Fortin 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD145 
TS3 –  Ductile Deformation, Metamorphism, and Magmatism
Deformation and strain localization from micro- to lithospheric scales: patterns, processes, microstructures and the role of fluids in nature and experiment
Convener: Florian Fusseis  | Co-Conveners: Luca Menegon , Claudia Trepmann 
Nanoscale Processes in Geological Materials (co-sponsored by EMU) (co-organized)
TS4 –  Interplay between Tectonics and Surface Processes
Crustal faulting and deformation processes observed by interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Thomas R. Walter , Riccardo Lanari 
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 
Basin Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Leni Scheck-Wenderoth 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD48 
Imaging the shallow subsurface with seismic and GPR methods (co-organized)
Convener: Lars Nielsen  | Co-Conveners: Klaus Holliger , Hansruedi Maurer , Matthew Yedlin 
Whole mantle dynamics: Linking surface and deep processes (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Rob Van der Voo , Clinton Conrad , Michael Gurnis 
Seafloor Expression of Tectonic and Geomorphic Processes (co-organized)
Convener: Sebastian Krastel  | Co-Conveners: John K. Hillier , Dina Vachtman 
TOPOEUROPE, The Evolving Topography of Europe (co-organized)
Convener: Sierd Cloetingh  | Co-Conveners: Jörg Ebbing , Josep Gallart 
Tectonic Geomorphology and Landscape Evolution (co-organized)
Convener: Todd A. Ehlers  | Co-Conveners: Andrew Carter , Frédéric Herman 
TS5 –  Extensional Tectonic Settings
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 
Natural gas seepage and focused fluid flow on continental margins (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: Aurelien Gay , Christian Berndt 
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 
TS6 –  Convergent Tectonic Settings
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 
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 
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 
Tectonic Evolution of the Gondwana Collision and the North African Tethyan Margin (co-organized)
Convener: Tamer Abu-Alam  | Co-Conveners: Daniel Stockli , Mohamed Ghoneim 
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 
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 
TS8 –  Earthquakes and Tectonics
Earthquake Geology and the imprint of seismic cycles (co-organized)
Convener: Riccardo Caputo  | Co-Conveners: Spyros Pavlides , Mustapha Meghraoui 
Recent Large Earthquake and Tsunami Activity (co-organized)
Convener: Ramon Carbonell  | Co-Conveners: Fabrizio Storti , Stefano Tinti , Mourad Bezzeghoud 
Active seismic investigations of the Earth's crust (co-organized)
Convener: Alireza Malehmir  | Co-Convener: Stefan Buske 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD33 
New developements and Results on Seismotectonics (co-organized)
Convener: Mourad Bezzeghoud  | Co-Convener: Elisa Buforn 
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 
Intraplate faulting and seismicity with special reference to the Fennoscandian postglacial fault province (co-organized)
Co-Convener: Maria Ask 
TS9 –  Modelling of Tectonic and Structural Processes
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 
TS10 –  Plate Tectonics on Earth and other Planets
Unresolved problems in plate tectonics: kinematic reconstructions, plate driving forces, and plate boundary interactions (co-organized)
Convener: Jason Morgan  | Co-Convener: Christian Heine 
The Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary (LAB) Dilemma (co-organized)
Convener: Ulrich Achauer  | Co-Conveners: Rainer Kind , Valentin Mikhailov , Alan G. Jones , Jaroslava Plomerova 
Neoproterozoic basins and orogenesis in the circum-North Atlantic region (co-organized)
Convener: Peter Cawood  | Co-Convener: Rob Strachan 
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 
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 
TS11 –  Co-listed sessions
Civil Engineering Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar
Convener: Andrea Benedetto  | Co-Convener: Lara Pajewski 
Volcanism and Tectonics in the Solar System
Convener: Thomas Platz  | Co-Conveners: Matteo Massironi , Harald Hiesinger