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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 
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  /  

Wednesday, 25 April 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
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