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GD – Geodynamics


Arthur Holmes Medal Lecture by A. M. Celâl Şengör (co-organized)
Conveners: Jonathan Bamber , Hans Thybo 


Augustus Love Medal Lecture by Edgar M. Parmentier (co-organized)
Convener: Paul Tackley 


GD Divison Outstanding ECS Lecture by Thibault Duretz (co-organized)
Convener: Paul Tackley 


Division meeting for Geodynamics (GD) (co-organized)
Convener: Paul Tackley 
GD1 –  Geodynamics General Sessions


COST Actions in Geosciences: breakthrough ideas, research activities and results (co-organized)
Convener: Lara Pajewski  | Co-Conveners: Simona Fontul , Marian MARCINIAK , Aleksandar Ristic 


New mission concepts for planetary exploration (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Stephanie C. Werner  | Co-Convener: Kim Reh 
GD2 –  Crust, Lithosphere, and Asthenosphere: Observations and models


Geodynamics of continental crust and upper mantle, and the nature of mantle discontinuities (co-organized)
Convener: Lev Vinnik  | Co-Conveners: Hans Thybo , Alexey Shulgin 


Crust-Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Interplay, Deformation and Dynamics (co-sponsored by JpGU) (co-organized)
Convener: Ehsan Qorbani  | Co-Conveners: Ernst Willingshofer , Irene Bianchi , Boris Kaus , Sarah Brownlee 


Integrated geophysical-petrological modelling of the crust and upper mantle at multiple scales (co-organized)
Convener: Nils Holzrichter  | Co-Conveners: Eldar Baykiev , Mattia Guerri , Alexandra Guy , Bart Root 


Geochemical and geodynamic perspectives on the origin and evolution of deep-seated mantle melts and their interaction with the continental lithospherePICO session
Convener: Igor Ashchepkov  | Co-Conveners: Evgenii Sharkov , Sonja Aulbach 


Shaping the lithosphere: fluid-rock interaction, deformation and volatiles cycle (co-organized)
Convener: Francesco Giuntoli  | Co-Conveners: Nadia Malaspina , Oliver Plümper , Carmen Sanchez-Valle , Timm John , Simone Tumiati 


Style of deformation and tectono-sedimentary evolution of fold-and-thrust belts and foreland basins : from nature to models (co-organized)
Convener: Olivier Lacombe  | Co-Conveners: Matthias Rosenau , Christoph von Hagke , Charlotte Fillon , Stefano Mazzoli , Pablo Granado 


Monitoring and modelling of geodynamics and crustal deformation: progress during 37 years of the WEGENER initiative (co-organized)
Convener: Haluk Ozener  | Co-Conveners: Susanna Zerbini , Matthias Becker , Sara Bruni 


The Interplay between Earthquakes, the Seismic Cycle and Long-term Deformation: Models and Observations (including TS Division Outstanding ECS Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Luca Dal Zilio  | Co-Conveners: Marcel Thielmann , Romain Jolivet , Jean-Philippe Avouac , Ylona van Dinther , Adriano Gualandi 


Advancements in magnetic field and electromagnetic induction exploration of the Earth's interior (co-organized) (co-organized)
Convener: Maurizio Fedi  | Co-Conveners: Michael Becken , Mark Pilkington , Maxim Smirnov , Tamara Litvinova 
GD3 –  Mantle Dynamics and Long Term Deep Interior-Surface-Exterior Interactions


Dynamics, structure, evolution and cyclicity of the plate-mantle system in the Earth and planetary bodies (including Augustus Love Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Paul Tackley  | Co-Conveners: Christine Thomas , Stephanie C. Werner , Sébastien Merkel , Martina Ulvrova , Dietmar Müller , Dan Bower , Thomas Bodin , Antoine Rozel 


Causes and consequences of mantle upwellings (co-organized)
Convener: Vincent Strak  | Co-Conveners: Maxim Ballmer , Chiara Civiero , Malcolm J. Hole , Wouter P. Schellart 


Evolution of the Earth's mantle: a petrological, geochemical and isotopic perspective on lithospheric mantle xenoliths, orogenic peridotites and deep-seated mantle domains (co-organized)
Convener: Jacek Puziewicz  | Co-Conveners: Andrea Mundl , Costanza Bonadiman , Marion Garcon , Michel Grégoire , Károly Hidas , Bradley Peters , Jesse Reimink 


Terrestrial Planet Evolution: deep carbon cycle and interior/exterior coupling (co-organized)
Convener: Sabin Zahirovic  | Co-Conveners: Cedric Gillmann , Mattia Pistone , Lotta Purkamo , Nina Bellot , Gregor Golabek , vincenzo stagno 
GD4 –  Core Dynamics


Earth's core structure, dynamics and evolution: observations, models, experiments (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Sébastien Merkel  | Co-Conveners: Phil Livermore , Andy Biggin 


Earth's and planetary magnetic fields: spatial and temporal characteristics (co-organized)
Convener: Ingo Wardinski  | Co-Conveners: Sanja Panovska , Foteini Vervelidou , Daniel Heyner , Peter Kovacs 
GD5 –  Plate Tectonics: Subduction and Collision


Subduction dynamics from surface to deep mantle (co-organized)
Convener: Valentina Magni  | Co-Conveners: Taras Gerya , Oğuz H Göğüş , Wim Spakman , Marco Maffione , João C. Duarte , Kalijn Peters 


From Oceanic to Continental Subductions (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Benoit Deffontaines  | Co-Conveners: Ho-Han Hsu , S. K. Hsu , Char-Shine Liu 


Actio-Reactio; from subducting slabs to shaping the surface (co-organized)
Convener: Nicholas Schliffke  | Co-Conveners: Malwina San-José , Carlos Fernández García , Jessica Munch , Joost van den Broek , Sarah Falkowski , Sebastian Mutz , Jessica Starke 


Geodynamics of Subduction and Continent Collision - comparison of ancient and modern collision orogens (co-organized)
Convener: Bernhard Grasemann  | Co-Conveners: Petr Jeřábek , Hans-Joachim Massonne , David Schneider , Antoine Triantafyllou , Carlos J. Garrido 


Subduction interface properties and large subduction earthquakes: integrating geological and geophysical observations, laboratory results, and numerical modeling (co-sponsored by JpGU) (co-organized)
Conveners: Philippe Agard , Fabrizio Romano  | Co-Conveners: Vasiliki Mouslopoulou , Stéphane Rondenay , Elena Spagnuolo , Andreas Rietbrock 
GD6 –  Plate Tectonics: Rifting


Models and Observations of Vertical Motion (Move-On) related to rifting, and post-breakup evolution of passive margins: Linking observations to theoretical predictions in geodynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Ulrich Anton Glasmacher  | Co-Conveners: Lorenzo Colli , Hans-Peter Bunge , Giampiero Iaffaldano , Peter Japsen , Nathan Simmons , Francois Guillocheau , Peter Kukla , Delphine Rouby , Frank Lisker 


Evolution and architecture of rifts and passive margins: from mantle dynamics to surface processes (co-organized)
Convener: Guillaume Duclaux  | Co-Conveners: Judith Sippel , Ritske S. Huismans , Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth , Nicolas Molnar , Gino de Gelder 


From break-up to spreading: Multi-scale Observations and Models of end-of-rift, Continent-Ocean Transition, and Spreading Initiation (co-organized)
Convener: César R. Ranero  | Co-Conveners: Miguel Andres-Martinez , Daniel Aslanian , Jason Morgan 


Formation and reactivation of small oceanic domains and hyperextended rift basins (co-organized)
Convener: Patricia Cadenas  | Co-Conveners: Gabriela Fernández-Viejo , Gianreto Manatschal , Tim Minshull , J. Kim Welford , Alexander L. Peace 
GD7 –  Plate Tectonics: General


The structure and evolution of the oceanic lithosphere: interplay between magmatic, tectonic and hydrothermal processes at spreading ridges (co-organized)
Convener: Nuno Mendes Simao  | Co-Conveners: Catherine A. Rychert , Schlindwein Vera , L. Ruepke , Timothy Reston , Javier Escartin 


Structural evolution of continental and oceanic strike-slip plate boundaries (co-organized)
Convener: Mathieu Rodriguez  | Co-Convener: João C. Duarte 
GD8 –  Regional Geodynamics


The Arctic connection - geodynamic, geologic and oceanographic development of the Arctic (co-organized)
Convener: Grace E. Shephard  | Co-Conveners: Carmen Gaina , Kerim Nisancioglu , Cornelia Spiegel , Andrew Schaeffer 


Unveiling the structure, evolution and influence of the Antarctic Lithosphere (co-organized)
Convener: Fausto Ferraccioli  | Co-Conveners: Douglas Wiens , Joachim Jacobs 


The geology of the Azores: a comprehensive approach to understanding a unique geological, geochemical and geodynamic setting (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Christoph Beier  | Co-Conveners: Ulrich Kueppers , Neil Mitchell , Jose Pacheco , Fátima Viveiros 


Geodynamics of the Caucasian-Arabian Syntaxis and the East African Rift system (co-organized)
Convener: Lev Eppelbaum  | Co-Conveners: Evgenii Sharkov , Atalay Ayele , Chiara Civiero , Fakhraddin Gadirov (Kadirov) , Michael Floyd , Cécile Doubre , Ryan Gallacher , Sylvie Leroy 


Variscan and Altai orogens in Europe and Asia and their relative contribution to the building of Pangea supercontinent/Prototethys – Paleotethys – Neotethys: How to build the southern-central Eurasian continent (co-organized)
Convener: Franz Neubauer  | Co-Conveners: Yunpeng Dong , Karel Schulmann , Wenjiao Xiao 


The Alps and neigbouring mountain belts (Apennines, Dinarides, Carpathians): a multidisciplinary vision (AlpArray) (co-organized)
Convener: Anne Paul  | Co-Conveners: György Hetényi , Irene Molinari , Marco Giovanni Malusa' , Andrea Brogi , Sveva Corrado 


Dynamics and Structures of the Tethyan realm: Collisions and back-arcs from the Mediterranean to the Himalayas (co-organized)
Convener: Alexis Plunder  | Co-Conveners: Derya Gürer , Laurent Jolivet , Agnes Kiraly , Claudia Piromallo , Jonas B. Ruh , Jeroen van Hunen 
GD9 –  Experimental/Theoretical Studies on Earth Materials Relevant to Geodynamics


Long-term rheology and heat budget of deforming and reacting rocks: from laboratory to geological scales (including GD Divsion Outstanding ECS Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Yury Podladchikov  | Co-Conveners: Nicolas BRANTUT , Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth , Lucie Tajčmanová , Philippe Yamato , Patrick Cordier , Shun-ichiro Karato , Evangelos Moulas , Jean-Pierre Burg 


Anisotropy from crust to core: Observations, models and implications (co-organized)
Convener: Manuele Faccenda  | Co-Conveners: Tuna Eken , Alex Song 


Paleomagnetism and magnetic fabric: Recent advances and links to tectonics and deep Earth dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Martin Chadima  | Co-Conveners: Pedro Silva , Bjarne Almqvist , Juan José Villalaín , Matej Machek , Emilio Herrero-Bervera 
GD10 –  Modelling and data processing: computation and analogue models


Recent advances in Geodynamics: Computational methods and applications (co-organized)
Convener: Dave May  | Co-Conveners: Boris Kaus , Marcin Dabrowski 


Analogue and numerical modelling of tectonic processes (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Frank Zwaan  | Co-Conveners: Fabio Corbi , Valentina Magni , Agnes Kiraly 


Imaging techniques in laboratory modelling of geological processes (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Vincent Strak  | Co-Conveners: Janine Kavanagh , Matthias Rosenau 


Learning from failed models and negative results (Posters only) (co-organized)
Convener: Laetitia Le Pourhiet  | Co-Conveners: Susanne Buiter , Cedric THIEULOT 


Understanding the unknowns: recognition, quantification, influence and minimisation of uncertainty in the geosciences (co-organized)
Convener: Lucia Perez-Diaz  | Co-Conveners: Juan Alcalde , Clare Bond , Susanne Buiter , Flora Boekhout , Nick Roberts 


Big data and machine learning in geosciences (co-organized)
Convener: Mikhail Kanevski  | Co-Conveners: Peter Baumann , Philip Brown , Reik Donner , Sandro Fiore , Kwo-Sen Kuo , Rosa Lasaponara , Morris Riedel , Karsten Steinhaeuser , Nicolas Younan 


Information extraction from satellite observations using data-driven methods (co-organized)
Convener: Miguel Mahecha  | Co-Conveners: Matthias Demuzere , Wouter Dorigo , Diego G. Miralles 


Geophysical Signal Separation in Global Geodesy (including G Division Outstanding ECS Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Henryk Dobslaw  | Co-Conveners: Rory Bingham , Bert Wouters , Krzysztof Sośnica , Carmen Boening 


The development of geoscientific modelling (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Julia Hargreaves  | Co-Conveners: Lutz Gross , David Ham , Astrid Kerkweg , Didier Roche , Rolf Sander , David Topping 


R and the benefit of low-cost solutions - democratic participation to face challenges in Earth science (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Michael Dietze  | Co-Conveners: Anette Eltner , Sebastian Kreutzer , Jan Henrik Blöthe , Oliver Korup , Carlos Castillo , Edzer Pebesma 
GD11 –  Integrated Observations and Modelling in Geodynamics


The Earth’s thermal state from geophysics and geochemistry (co-organized)
Convener: Irina Artemieva  | Co-Conveners: MASSIMO Verdoya , Niels Balling 


Glacial isostatic adjustment and its role in the global earth system (co-organized)
Convener: Wouter van der Wal  | Co-Conveners: Maaria Nordman , Pietro Sternai , Holger Steffen 


Sea-Level Changes from Minutes to Millennia (co-organized)
Convener: Simon Engelhart  | Co-Conveners: Benjamin Horton , Andrew Kemp , Nicole Khan