Sessions of interest at the 2017 Goldschmidt & IAG-IASPEI Meetings

Please see below for sessions of interest to the GeoPRISMS Community, taking place at the 2017 Goldschmidt Conference in Paris, France (August 13-18) and the IAG-IASPEI 2017 in Kobe, Japan  (July 30 – August 4)

Goldschmidt abstract deadline is April 1 (23:59 CET)
EGU abstract deadline is February 8, 2017

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2017 Goldschmidt Conference

06L: Subduction processes: Evidence from high-pressure/low-temperature metamorphic rocks

Conveners: Sarah Penniston-Dorland and Alberto Vitale Brovarone. Keynote speaker Matthias Konrad-Schmolke

This session focuses on constraints on the conditions and processes of subduction as reflected in the record from exhumed high-pressure/low-temperature (HP/LT) metamorphic rocks of subducted crust. We invite contributions focusing on all aspects of subduction including thermal histories, thermal gradients, processes of deformation, geochemical cycling, and exhumation. We especially welcome perspectives on the evolution of subduction over geologic time.

Best Regards

Sarah Penniston-Dorland and Alberto Vitale Brovarone



J06 The spectrum of fault-zone deformation processes (from slow slip to earthquake)

Conveners: Hitoshi Hirose (Kobe University, Japan), Yoshihiro Ito (Kyoto University, Japan), Chris Marone (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

The aim of this session is to bring together the latest, cutting-edge work on the spectrum of fault-zone deformation processes and slip behaviors. We welcome contributions on slow deformation and fast fault slip that will improve our understanding of fault creep, slow slip events, tectonic tremor, episodic tremor and slip, very low-frequency earthquakes, and ordinary earthquakes. The session will highlight linkages between slow and fast fault slip (earthquakes) and explore scaling relationships for the observed spectrum of fault slip behaviors. Contributions from all areas are welcome, including geophysical and geodetic observations, studies of fault zone structure, laboratory experiments, geological surveys, theoretical works, and numerical studies.

Best regards,

Hitoshi Hirose (Kobe University)
Yoshihiro Ito (Kyoto University)
Chris Marone (Pennsylvania State University)