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TS – Tectonics & Structural Geology


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


Stephan Mueller Medal Lecture by John P. Platt (co-organized)
Convener: Claudio Rosenberg 


TS Division Outstanding ECS Lecture by Fabio Corbi (co-organized)
Convener: Claudio Rosenberg 


Division meeting for Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS) (co-organized)
Convener: Claudio Rosenberg 
TS1 –  General Topics in Tectonics and Structural Geology


Open session on tectonics, structural geology, and the teaching of structural geology
Convener: Claudio Rosenberg  | Co-Convener: Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth 


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 


Beyond the case study: The essential role of concepts and history in Earth Sciences (co-organized)
Convener: Michael Dietze  | Co-Conveners: Margret Fuchs , Gaston Godard , Claudio Rosenberg 


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 


COST Actions in Geosciences: breakthrough ideas, research activities and results (co-organized)
Convener: Lara Pajewski  | Co-Conveners: Simona Fontul , Marian MARCINIAK , Aleksandar Ristic 
TS2 –  Brittle Deformation and Fault-related Processes


Faults and the deformation they cause: from outcrops to models (co-organized)
Convener: David Tanner  | Co-Conveners: Christian Brandes , Andreas Henk , Jennifer Ziesch 


The timing of faulting, fracturing and fluid-flow in the upper crust (co-organized)
Convener: Nick Roberts  | Co-Conveners: Cecile Gautheron , Espen Torgersen , Emilie Janots 


Rock Physics and geomechanical characterisation of rocks from the micro to macroscale: fabric, fractures and fluids (co-organized)
Convener: Sophie Harland  | Co-Conveners: Federico Agliardi , David Healy , Thomas Mitchell , Christian Zangerl , John Browning 


Pores, cracks, fluids and permeability in rocks and magmas (co-organized)
Convener: Jackie E. Kendrick  | Co-Conveners: Michael Heap , Kelly Russell , Fabian Wadsworth 


Fracture, mechanics and flow in tight reservoirs (co-organized)
Convener: Nicolaas Hardebol  | Co-Conveners: Jonathan Imber , Auke Barnhoorn , Maartje Houben , Jerome Fortin 


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 
TS3 –  Ductile Deformation and Metamorphism


Strain localization from the grain- to the plate-scale: rheology, mechanics and anisotropy (including tephan Mueller Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Gustavo Viegas  | Co-Conveners: Sandra Piazolo , Marco Herwegh , Claudia Trepmann 


New approaches to microstructure analysis and interpretation (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Rüdiger Kilian  | Co-Conveners: Virginia Toy , Luiz Morales , Florian Fusseis 


The role and mechanisms of fracturing and seismicity in the ductile realm (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Florian Fusseis  | Co-Conveners: James Gilgannon , Luca Menegon 


Microstructures as an interpretative tool in igneous and metamorphic petrology (co-organized)
Convener: Marian Holness  | Co-Conveners: Katherine Dobson , Silvio Ferrero 


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 


Deformation and flow of ice (co-organized)
Convener: Daniela Jansen  | Co-Conveners: Thomas Kleiner , Sina Marti 


Progress in Metamorphic Geology: Multi-scale Model Testing from Minerals to Tectonic Plates (co-organized)
Convener: Pierre Lanari  | Co-Conveners: Silvio Ferrero , Emilie Janots 


Understanding granites – state of the art and ways ahead (co-organized)
Convener: Patrizia Fiannacca  | Co-Conveners: Vojtěch Janoušek , Jean-François Moyen , Carlos Villaseca 


Contribution of high-pressure mineralogy and rheology to the understanding of the Earth dynamics – in memoriam of Harry W. Green II (co-organized)
Convener: Alexandre Schubnel  | Co-Conveners: Pamela Burnley , Larissa Dobrzhinetskaya , Haemyeong Jung , Yanbin Wang , Junfeng Zhang 
TS4 –  Interplay between Tectonics and Surface Processes


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 


The Andean foreland basins: Tectonics, climate, surface processes, and georesources (co-organized)
Convener: Manfred Strecker  | Co-Conveners: Henry Wichura , Heiko Pingel , Carina Hoorn , Laura Giambiagi , Marisa Repasch 


Dates & Rates: Deciphering and Quantifying Geomorphological Processes and Landscape Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Sebastian Kreutzer  | Co-Conveners: Michael Dietze , Julie Durcan , Margret Fuchs , Georgina E. King , Tony Reimann , Christoph Schmidt , Pierre Valla , Christian Zeeden 


Interactions between tectonics and surface processes from mountain belts to basins (co-organized)
Convener: Wolfgang Schwanghart  | Co-Conveners: Dirk Scherler , Taylor F. Schildgen , Alex Whittaker 


Modelling erosion and sediment production, transport and deposition across landscapes (co-organized)
Convener: Fiona Clubb  | Co-Conveners: Mikaël Attal , Sebastien Castelltort , Tom Coulthard , Marco Van De Wiel 


Eroding mountains and filling basins: Detrital records of erosion and sedimentation from source to sink (co-organized)
Convener: Mitch D'Arcy  | Co-Conveners: Duna Roda-Boluda , Elizabeth Dingle , Daniel Hobley 
TS5 –  Earthquake Tectonics and Crustal Deformation


Paleoseismicity, active faulting, surface deformation, and the implications on seismic hazard assessment (Fault2SHA) (co-organized)
Convener: Esther Hintersberger  | Co-Conveners: Angela Landgraf , Romain Le Roux-Mallouf , Silke Mechernich , Laura Peruzza , Oona Scotti , Kris Vanneste 


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 


The 2016-2017 Central Italy seismic sequence: understanding earthquake faulting processes from Geodetic, Geological and Seismological data (co-organized)
Convener: Claudio Chiarabba  | Co-Conveners: Paolo Galli , Stefano Gori , Enrico Serpelloni , Emanuele Tondi 


Earthquakes and segmentations along the Himalaya (co-organized)
Convener: Laurent BOLLINGER  | Co-Conveners: Rodolphe Cattin , György Hetényi 


Understanding fluid driven ruptures, from natural earthquakes to reservoirs induced seismicity (EMRP Division Outstanding ECS Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Marco Maria Scuderi  | Co-Conveners: Pierre Dublanchet , Francois Passelegue , Marie Violay 
TS6 –  Extensional Tectonic Settings


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 


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 


Stratigraphy, structure and evolution of the European continental margins – a tribute to J.P. Henriet (co-organized)
Convener: Marc De Batist  | Co-Convener: David Van Rooij 
TS7 –  Convergent Tectonic Settings


Orogeny: unravelling key events in mountain belts and their basins (co-organized)
Convener: Emmanuel Masini  | Co-Conveners: Thierry Baudin , Mary Ford , Ritske S. Huismans , Julie Tugend 


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 


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 


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 


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 


Geodynamic evolution of the Greater Caucasus Orogen
Convener: Jon Mosar  | Co-Conveners: Talat Kangarli , Aline Saintot , Stephen Vincent 


The Arabian Plate and its surroundings – past and present (co-organized)
Convener: Andreas Scharf  | Co-Conveners: Arne Grobe , Frank Mattern , Daniel Moraetis , Christoph von Hagke , Ivan Callegari , Wilfried Bauer , Kosmas Pavlopoulos 


Tectonics and Geodynamics of the Mediterranean (co-organized)
Convener: Carlos J. Garrido  | Co-Conveners: César R. Ranero , Rob Govers , Julie Tugend , Guillermo Booth-Rea , Armel Menant 


The evolution of the Carpathians - Dinarides - Pannonian orogenic and sedimentary basins system (co-organized)
Convener: Liviu Matenco  | Co-Conveners: Mircea Radulian , Viktor Wesztergom 


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 
TS8 –  Strike-slip Tectonic Settings


Structural evolution of continental and oceanic strike-slip plate boundaries (co-organized)
Convener: Mathieu Rodriguez  | Co-Convener: João C. Duarte 
TS9 –  Plate tectonics


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 


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 


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


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 


GPlates: an open-source and cross-platform deep-time plate tectonic reconstruction platform (co-organized)
Convener: Sabin Zahirovic  | Co-Conveners: Dietmar Müller , Martina Ulvrova 


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 
TS10 –  Deformation possibly unrelated to horizontal plate motion: salt tectonics, magma ascent and impacts


Recent Advances in Salt Tectonics
Convener: Virginie Gaullier  | Co-Convener: Bruno Vendeville 


Hypervelocity impact cratering: Mechanics and environmental consequences
Convener: Ulrich Riller  | Co-Convener: Michael Poelchau 


Volcanic processes: Tectonics, Deformation, Geodesy (co-organized)
Convener: Valerio Acocella  | Co-Conveners: Sigurjon Jonsson , Thomas R. Walter , Adelina Geyer , Alessandro Bonforte , Agust Gudmundsson 


From hydrothermal systems to mud volcanoes: structure, evolution and monitoring of active and fossile piercements (co-organized)
Convener: Matteo Lupi  | Co-Convener: Adriano Mazzini 
TS11 –  Methods and Techniques in Tectonics and Structural Geology


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


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


Unravelling the Earth subsurface structure from seismic imaging and interpretation, geological observations, and numerical experiments (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Charlotte Botter  | Co-Conveners: Andreia Plaza-Faverola , Manel Prada 


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 


2D/3D digital geological mapping and modelling: advanced techniques and case studies (co-organized)
Convener: Andrea Bistacchi  | Co-Conveners: Simon Buckley , Matteo Massironi , Silvia Mittempergher , Sophie Viseur 


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


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


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 


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 


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 


Building and maintaining R packages (co-organized)
Convener: Michael Dietze  | Co-Convener: Sebastian Kreutzer