Lithospheric Tectonics and Mantle Dynamics

SectionSolid Earth    
Session TitleLithospheric Tectonics and Mantle Dynamics
Session NumberS4
ConvenorsRuss Pysklywec (University of Toronto)
Claire Currie (University of Alberta)
Erkan Gün (University of Toronto)
Talk #Start Time (EST)Presentation TitleSpeakerAffiliationCo-Author(s)
113:35:00Did the cessation of convection in Mercury’s mantle allow for a dynamo supporting increase in heat loss from its core?Joshua M. GuerreroUniversity of TorontoJulian P. Lowman & Paul J. Tackley
213:55:00Focused Penetrative Super-Plumes in the mantle of Super-EarthsM. H. ShahnasUniversity of Toronto R.N. Pysklywec
314:15:00Correcting Seismic Tomographies with Upper Mantle Anisotropy from Numerical Models and Shear Wave Splitting Measurements: Examples from the Western and Eastern MediterraneanJudith M. ConfalIstituto Nazionale di Geofisica e VulcanologiaSiliva Pondrelli, Paola Baccheschi, Manuele Faccenda, Maximiliano J. Bezada, Tune Eken, & Tuncay Taymaz
414:35:00Initiation of the Central Andes: Insights from 2D numerical modellingZhihong PanUniversity of AlbertaClaire A. Currie
515:05:00Surface observables of lithosphere removal in northern ColombiaDavid QuirogaUniversity of AlbertaClaire Currie & Jillian Pearse
615:25:003D crustal analysis of symptomatic vs. asymptomatic lithospheric drip removal with insights from analogue modelingJulia AndersenUniversity of TorontoTasca Santimano, Oguz Gogus, & Russell Pysklywec
715:45:00Recent lithosphere thinning triggered by delamination in the Northern Canadian CordilleraTai-Chieh YuUniversity of AlbertaClaire A. Currie, Pascal Audet, Andrew J. Schaeffer, & Zhirui Wang
816:05:00Can mantle dynamics aid supercontinent classification? Phil J. HeronUniversity of Toronto J. Brendan Murphy, R. Damian Nance, & R.N. Pysklywec
16:15:00Closing remarks