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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
TS7 – Strike-Slip Tectonic Settings
TS8 – Earthquakes and Tectonics
TS9 – Methods and Techniques in Tectonics and Structural Geology
TS10 – Regional Tectonics
TS11 – Co-listed Sessions

Stephan Mueller Medal Lecture by Jacques Malavieille
Convener: F. Storti 
TS1 –  Tectonics and Structural Geology - General Contributions
Open Session: Tectonics and Structural Geology
Convener: F. Storti  | Co-Convener: S. Buiter 
Volcanism and Tectonics in the Solar System (co-organized)
Convener: T. Platz  | Co-Conveners: M. Massironi , H. Hiesinger 
The lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (LAB) depth paradox (co-organized)
Convener: U. Achauer  | Co-Conveners: J. Plomerova , M. Ballmer 
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 
Tectonic reconstructions with deforming plates (co-organized)
Convener: C. Heine  | Co-Convener: N. Flament 
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 
Stable isotopes in geosciences - open session, including blocks of special attention (co-organized)
Convener: P. De Groot  | Co-Conveners: A.-V. Bojar , E. Kerstel , J. Smit , D. R. Gröcke , P. Negrel , E. Petelet-Giraud 
TS2 –  Brittle Deformation
Stress states of the Earth's crust and stress inversion techniques
Convener: D. Koehn  | Co-Conveners: O. Lacombe , R. Soliva 
Flow Properties of Transforming Porous Media (co-organized)
Convener: R. Toussaint  | Co-Convener: D. Koehn 
Fractures, faults and fluid flow: from observations to mechanisms (co-organized)
Convener: N. De Paola  | Co-Conveners: D. Koehn , F. Renard , F. Balsamo , M. Arndt 
Strain localization and hydro-mechanical coupling (co-organized)
Convener: P. Baud  | Co-Conveners: F. Balsamo , J. Fortin , P. Adler , M. Cacace 
Thermo-mechanical coupling and physical properties: implications to natural hazards (co-organized)
Convener: S. Vinciguerra  | Co-Conveners: G. Di Toro , M. Heap , O. Lengliné 
TS3 –  Ductile Deformation, Metamorphism and Magmatism
Deformation and strain localization from micro- to lithospheric scales (co-organized)
Convener: L. Menegon 
Salt and Evaporites – Tectonics, Mechanics and Rheology
Convener: F. Strozyk  | Co-Convener: S. Burchardt 
A tribute to Luigi Burlini (co-organized)
Co-Convener: S. Vinciguerra 
Behavior of Earth Materials from the Micro to Nano to Macroscopic Scale (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: F. Nestola , R. Caracas 
Batholith formation in space and time (co-organized)
Fluids in the deep Earth: Natural Observations, Experiments and Simulations of Fluid-Rock Interaction at high Pressures (co-organized)
Co-Convener: T. John 
Crustal Dynamics vs Anisotropy (co-organized)
Convener: I. Bianchi  | Co-Convener: B. Grasemann 
TS4 –  Interplay between Tectonics and Surface Processes
Tectonics, sedimentation and surface processes: from the erosional engine to basin deposition (sponsored by IAS) (co-organized)
Convener: A. Whittaker  | Co-Convener: S. Castelltort 
Orogen-scale coupling between tectonics, erosion and climate (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: D. Garcia-Castellanos , P. van der Beek , F. Herman , P. Valla 
TOPOEUROPE: Coupled deep earth - surface processes, and their role in shaping Europe's topography (co-organized)
Convener: S. Cloetingh  | Co-Convener: S. Willett 
Geodynamics of collisional type orogenic belts and plateaus and its response to climate and erosional process - Himalaya, Pamir, Central Asia & Tibet
Convener: R. Thiede  | Co-Conveners: M. Fuchs , M. Allen 
Basin Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: L. Scheck-Wenderoth 
Volcanoes: Tectonics, Deformation, Geodesy (co-organized)
Convener: V. Acocella  | Co-Conveners: T. R. Walter , G. Puglisi , S. Jonsson 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD22.6 
Seafloor Expression of Tectonic and Geomorphic Processes (co-organized)
Convener: S. Krastel  | Co-Convener: J. K. Hillier 
TS5 –  Extensional Tectonic Settings
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 
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 
TS6 –  Convergent Tectonic Settings
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 
Subduction and Collision Zones of the Caribbean (co-organized)
Convener: J. Escuder-Viruete  | Co-Convener: C. Marchesi 
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 dynamics from surface to deep mantle (co-organized)
Convener: S. Buiter  | Co-Conveners: F. Funiciello , J. van Hunen 
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 
TS7 –  Strike-Slip Tectonic Settings
Structural evolution of continental transform boundaries and transpressional fault systems (co-organized)
Co-Convener: K. Leever 
TS8 –  Earthquakes and Tectonics
Active tectonics along continental faults (co-organized)
Convener: M. Ferry  | Co-Conveners: K. Vanneste , M. Ask 
Seismotectonics and crustal deformation in Africa (co-organized)
Convener: M. Meghraoui  | Co-Convener: V. Midzi 
Large Earthquake and Tsunami Activity (co-organized)
Convener: M. Bezzeghoud  | Co-Conveners: E. Buforn , H. Hébert , H. M. Fritz 
Investigating earthquake physics through source imaging and scaling studies (co-organized)
Convener: G. Kwiatek  | Co-Conveners: H. Sudhaus , P. M. Mai , A. Piatanesi 
Fracture and earthquake physics: modeling precursory phenomena and seismic hazard also with nonlinear seismology (including Plinius Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: F. Vallianatos  | Co-Conveners: P. Sammonds , G. Marmureanu , G. F. Panza 
The 23 October 2011 Van Earthquake - Losses and Lessons (co-organized)
TS9 –  Methods and Techniques in Tectonics and Structural Geology
Recent advances in analogue and numerical modeling of tectonic processes (co-organized)
Convener: M. Frehner  | Co-Conveners: M. Rosenau , D. Weatherley 
Visualization, Imaging and Mapping in Modern Structural Geology and Tectonics
Convener: U. Exner  | Co-Convener: G. Pennacchioni 
Geophysical methods in the service of Structural Geology
Convener: S.-A. Ouadfeul  | Co-Conveners: L. Aliouane , A. Khalil 
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 
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 
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 
Integrating geodetic and geological studies of active crustal deformation (co-organized)
Convener: M. Westerhaus  | Co-Conveners: A. Demoulin , W. Shen 
Active seismic investigations of the Earth's crust (co-organized)
Convener: A. Malehmir  | Co-Convener: S. Buske 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD5.5 
TS10 –  Regional Tectonics
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 
Geodynamics of the westernmost Mediterranean and NW Africa (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: G. Booth-Rea , R. Carbonell , A. Levander , C. R. Ranero 
Structure and evolution of the greater Alpine area (co-organized)
Convener: G. Hetényi  | Co-Convener: A. Paul 
Rifting, assembly, and collisional processes in the Caledonides: the first step on the way to Pangea
Convener: F. Corfu  | Co-Convener: H. Stunitz 
The Gondwana
Convener: T. Abu-Alam 
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 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 
TS11 –  Co-listed Sessions
Fissured and karstified aquifers
Convener: T. Geyer  | Co-Conveners: E. Zechner , S. Birk , F. Gabrovsek 
Open Session on Seismology (including Beno Gutenberg Medal Lecture)
Convener: C. Krawczyk  | Co-Convener: M. Cocco