AGU 2022 Session on Cratons: T016 - Structure, Tectonics, and Earthquake Hazards of Cratons

Seth A Stein s-stein at northwestern.edu
Mon Jul 25 17:07:44 UTC 2022


Dear colleagues,

We invite you to contribute to our interdisciplinary session at AGU 2022: T016 - Structure, Tectonics, and Earthquake Hazards of Cratons. With this session, we seek contributions from new data and results across disciplines to help elucidate the structure, tectonics, earthquake hazards, and evolution of cratons.  We invite contributions from multiple disciplines, including but not limited to geology, geophysics, geochemistry, rock physics, geochronology, tectonics, and geodynamics, with a particular interest in studies that cross-disciplinary boundaries and/or cross-temporal and spatial scales.

The 2022 AGU Fall Meeting will be held in Chicago, Illinois, and online from December 12-16, 2022. The deadline to submit your abstract is 11:59 PM EDT on August 3, 2022. Please check out more about our session and submit your abstract here: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm22/prelim.cgi/Session/158110__;!!Dq0X2DkFhyF93HkjWTBQKhk!V-uaoaIcmdt6zZOFWAOXPkFdogrN-yi9NvgLkjGJ7lxbgVD0bPvL8ynjap5OirfdCGPvhvU21BXXKmeJdFgUeAeDLNxdu6GfdrX9knzxBgM$ .

Invited speakers:
Reece Elling (Northwestern University)
Ling Chen (Institution of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

We look forward to seeing your abstracts.

Best,
Xiaotao Yang (Purdue University)
Andrea Stevens Goddard (Indiana University Bloomington)
Lijun Liu (UIUC)
Seth Stein (Northwestern University)

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Session ID: 158110
Session Title: T016. Structure, Tectonics, and Earthquake Hazards of Cratons
Section: Tectonophysics
Link to session: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm22/prelim.cgi/Session/158110__;!!Dq0X2DkFhyF93HkjWTBQKhk!V-uaoaIcmdt6zZOFWAOXPkFdogrN-yi9NvgLkjGJ7lxbgVD0bPvL8ynjap5OirfdCGPvhvU21BXXKmeJdFgUeAeDLNxdu6GfdrX9knzxBgM$

Description:
Cratons form the “stable” cores of continents. While they are generally resilient to destruction and recycling, recent studies from geophysical imaging, geological surveys, geochronological measurements, and geodynamic modeling provide evidence for significant structural and compositional modifications of the cratonic lithosphere. Tectonic features such as basins, rifts, faults and folds, arches, and domes existing across cratons also require changes in the geodynamic states of the lithosphere “post-cratonizaton”. Abundant intraplate seismicity suggests that some of these structures are active today. Cratons, from their interiors to the margins, provide an ideal setting to address a variety of topics on the dynamics and stability of continental lithosphere, most effectively done through cross-disciplinary collaborations. This AGU session aims to facilitate sharing of new data and results across disciplines to help elucidate the structure, tectonics, earthquake hazards, and evolution of cratons. We invite contributions from multiple disciplines, including but not limited to geology, geophysics, geochemistry, rock physics, geochronology, tectonics, and geodynamics, with a particular interest in studies that cross-disciplinary boundaries and/or cross-temporal and spatial scales.

Invited speakers:
Reece Elling (Northwestern University)
Ling Chen (Institution of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Primary section: Tectonophysics
Cross-listed:
V - Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology
S - Seismology
NH - Natural Hazards
DI - Study of the Earth's Deep Interior

Conveners:
Xiaotao Yang (primary), Andrea Stevens Goddard, Lijun Liu, Seth Stein

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Seth Stein, William Deering Professor
Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences
and Institute for Policy Research
Room F498, 2145 Sheridan Road, Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208-3130
sites.northwestern.edu/sethstein/<http://sites.northwestern.edu/sethstein/>


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