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Programme Groups

GD – Geodynamics

GD1 – Geodynamics 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 – Methods and Observations in Geodynamics
GD9 – Co-Listed Sessions

Augustus Love Medal Lecture by Yanick Ricard
Convener: J. H. Davies 
GD1 –  Geodynamics General Sessions
Planetary Geodynamics (co-organized)
Convener: S. C. Werner  | Co-Conveners: D. Breuer , S. Buiter 
Large Earthquake and Tsunami Activity (co-organized)
Convener: M. Bezzeghoud  | Co-Conveners: E. Buforn , H. Hébert , H. M. Fritz 
GD2 –  Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics
Basin Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: L. Scheck-Wenderoth 
Crustal Dynamics vs Anisotropy (co-organized)
Convener: I. Bianchi  | Co-Convener: B. Grasemann 
Heat flow and thermal regime of the lithosphere: Deep and surface processes (co-organized)
Convener: A. Vaughan  | Co-Conveners: I. M. Artemieva , I. Rogozhina , N. Kusznir 
The tale of Laurasia cratons: new geophysical and geochemical evidence from Europe, Siberia, Greenland, and North America (co-organized)
Convener: I. M. Artemieva  | Co-Convener: M. Kopylova 
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD11.10 
Origin, evolution of Earth's crust and the formation of a habitable planet (co-sponsored by the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)) (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: B. Dhuime , J. van Hunen , J. Tarduno 
Geochemical, petrological and physical discontinuities in the lithospheric mantle: supporting evidence and hypotheses for their origin (co-organized)
Convener: I. Ashchepkov  | Co-Convener: J. van Hunen 
Deformation and strain localization from micro- to lithospheric scales (co-organized)
Convener: L. Menegon 
The 23 October 2011 Van Earthquake - Losses and Lessons (co-organized)
GD3 –  Plates and Plate Tectonics
Plate kinematics, mantle convection, paleogeography and sea level (co-organized)
Convener: D. Müller  | Co-Conveners: H.-P. Bunge , M. Seton , S. Brune , G. Helffrich , G. Laske 
Tectonic reconstructions with deforming plates (co-organized)
Convener: C. Heine  | Co-Convener: N. Flament 
The Circum-Arctic region: Interplays between plate motions, mantle dynamics and the evolution of basins, margins and microcontinents (co-organized)
Convener: C. Gaina  | Co-Conveners: D. Müller , J. Knies , K. Sigloch 
The lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (LAB) depth paradox (co-organized)
Convener: U. Achauer  | Co-Conveners: J. Plomerova , M. Ballmer 
Integrating geodetic and geological studies of active crustal deformation (co-organized)
Convener: M. Westerhaus  | Co-Conveners: A. Demoulin , W. Shen 
TOPOEUROPE: Coupled deep earth - surface processes, and their role in shaping Europe's topography (co-organized)
Convener: S. Cloetingh  | Co-Convener: S. Willett 
Orogen-scale coupling between tectonics, erosion and climate (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: D. Garcia-Castellanos , P. van der Beek , F. Herman , P. Valla 
Geodynamics of the westernmost Mediterranean and NW Africa (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: G. Booth-Rea , R. Carbonell , A. Levander , C. R. Ranero 
Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, Mantle Viscosity and Ice Sheet Fluctuations (co-organized)
Convener: M. Poutanen  | Co-Conveners: W. Fjeldskaar , V. Klemann , H. Steffen , B. Vermeersen 
Structural evolution of continental transform boundaries and transpressional fault systems (co-organized)
Co-Convener: K. Leever 
GD4 –  Passive and Divergent Margins
Mid-ocean ridge processes and their consequences: melting and melt extraction from a heterogeneous mantle (co-organized)
Co-Convener: A. Stracke 
Evolution of the North and South Atlantic, adjacent continents, and passive continental margins, in general (co-organized)
Convener: P. D. U. A. Glasmacher  | Co-Conveners: P. Japsen , H.-P. Bunge , L. Scheck-Wenderoth , R. B. Trumbull , F. Guillocheau 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD11.5 
Rifted margins and onshore analogues: mechanisms of deformation, sedimentation, and magmatism (co-organized)
Convener: G. Peron-Pinvidic  | Co-Conveners: J. Autin , G. Karner , P. T. Osmundsen 
GD5 –  Convergent Margins and Subduction
Subduction dynamics from surface to deep mantle (co-organized)
Convener: S. Buiter  | Co-Conveners: F. Funiciello , J. van Hunen 
What is the nature of the subduction interface? Cross-disciplinary views from Geodynamics-Geochemistry-Seismology (co-organized)
Convener: P. Agard  | Co-Convener: T. Gerya 
Subduction processes: geochemical inputs and outputs (co-sponsored by the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)) (including AGU Kuno lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: C. Chauvel 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD22.4 
Subduction and Collision Zones of the Caribbean (co-organized)
Convener: J. Escuder-Viruete  | Co-Convener: C. Marchesi 
The Alpine-Himalayan convergence zone: from the Mediterranean to SE Asia (co-organized)
Convener: C. Faccenna  | Co-Conveners: R. Govers , A. Robertson , L. Jolivet , L. Eppelbaum , E. Sharkov , A. L. Sobisevich 
Structure and evolution of the greater Alpine area (co-organized)
Convener: G. Hetényi  | Co-Convener: A. Paul 
GD6 –  Mantle Dynamics
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
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD11.7 
Deep mantle mineralogy, geochemistry and geodynamics (co-sponsored by the European Mineralogical Union (EMU) and by the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)) (including Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
GD7 –  Core Dynamics
Earth's core dynamics: Observations and models (co-organized)
Convener: R. Deguen  | Co-Conveners: A. Fournier , V. Lesur 
GD8 –  Methods and Observations in Geodynamics
Recent advances in computational geodynamics (co-organized)
Convener: B. Kaus  | Co-Conveners: A. Popov , M. Dabrowski 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD11.8 
Long-term rheological behavior of the lithosphere inferred from observations and models at laboratory and geological time and spatial scales (co-organized)
Convener: E. Burov  | Co-Conveners: A. Watts , Y. Podladchikov , L. Jolivet 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD11.11 
Recent advances in analogue and numerical modeling of tectonic processes (co-organized)
Convener: M. Frehner  | Co-Conveners: M. Rosenau , D. Weatherley 
Crustal faulting and deformation processes observed by InSAR, GPS and modelling techniques (co-organized)
Convener: T. R. Walter  | Co-Conveners: R. Lanari , R. Malservisi , F. Zucca 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD2.12 
GD9 –  Co-Listed Sessions
Geodynamic, tectonic and paleoenvironmental evolution of the Eastern Mediterranean: from Dinarides to Turkey
Convener: L. Le Pourhiet  | Co-Conveners: A. Okay , D. J. J. van Hinsbergen 
Open Session on Seismology (including Beno Gutenberg Medal Lecture)
Convener: C. Krawczyk  | Co-Convener: M. Cocco 
Open Session: Tectonics and Structural Geology
Convener: F. Storti  | Co-Convener: S. Buiter