<div dir="ltr"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center">Dear Colleagues —</span><div><span style="color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center"><br></span></div><div><span style="color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center">We invite abstract submissions to the 2021 AGU Fall Meeting session titled </span><b>Interdisciplinary studies of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system</b><span style="color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center">. </span></div><div><div><span style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center"><br></span></div><div><span style="color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif">This <span class="gmail-il">session</span> will bring together researchers across disciplines with the goal of synthesizing knowledge on the origin, state, and evolution of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system. We welcome submissions that interrogate the lithosphere-asthenosphere system using any methodology including but not limited to geophysical imaging, geochemical modeling, mineral physics, and </span><span style="color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif">geodynamic modeling</span><span style="color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif">. We especially welcome studies that integrate multiple data types to jointly constrain the nature of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system.</span></div><div><div><span style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center"><br></span></div><div><span style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center">Best Regards,</span></div><div><span style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center"><br></span></div><div><span style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;color:rgb(38,38,38);font-family:Roboto,sans-serif;text-align:center">T. Liu (UCSD), D. Blatter (UCSD), J. Russell (Brown U), and <span class="gmail-il">W. Shinevar (WHOI)</span></span></div></div></div><div><br></div><div>---------</div><div><br></div><div><p class="gmail-favoriteItem" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 1em 0px 0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:2em;text-align:center;width:1064.61px;line-height:1.2em"><span class="gmail-finalNumber" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px">DI010</span> - Interdisciplinary studies of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system</p><ul class="gmail-NextPreviousList gmail-clearfix" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;list-style-type:none"><li class="gmail-PaperListItem gmail-route" href="Paper/816148" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:1em;border:1px solid rgb(219,221,224);color:rgb(153,153,153);line-height:1.5em;width:52px;display:flex"></li></ul><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0.3em 0px;border:0px;font-size:inherit"><a class="gmail-button" href="https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm21/di/papers/index.cgi?sessionid=120755" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0.5em 0.5em 0.5em 0px;padding:9px 20px;border:0px solid rgb(110,114,118);font-size:1.14em;color:rgb(242,243,245);text-decoration-line:none;display:inline-block;width:auto;height:auto;background-color:rgb(5,43,107);border-radius:0px;letter-spacing:0.1em;text-align:center;vertical-align:middle">Submit an Abstract to this Session</a></p><h5 style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0.25em 0px;padding:0.25em 0px;border-width:0px 0px 1px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(219,221,224);font-size:1.2em"><br></h5>The lithosphere-asthenosphere system is fundamental to understanding plate tectonics and the evolution of Earth. Significant advances in geophysical imaging, petrology, rheology, and geodynamics in the past decade have enabled interdisciplinary investigation of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system beneath both continents and oceans in unprecedented detail. Yet, fundamental aspects of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system still remain uncertain, such as the nature and origin of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary, the degree of coupling between the lithosphere and asthenosphere, and the thermodynamic state of the upper mantle. We welcome contributions that explore the structure, dynamics, and state of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system across tectonic settings using methodologies including but not limited to seismic and electromagnetic imaging, geochemical modeling, mineral physics, and thermal-mechanical modeling. Interdisciplinary studies that integrate observations across disciplines to jointly constrain the nature of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system are especially encouraged.<ul class="gmail-PersonList" id="gmail-48b5c4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