Thread: Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary workshop in Paris: 11-12 May 2020

Started: 2019-09-20 15:59:41
Last activity: 2019-09-20 15:59:41
Topics: Other Meetings
Dear Colleagues

Re: Save the date - Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary workshop in Paris: 11-12 May 2020

The lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary is one of the fundamental plate boundaries on earth, separating the rigid lithospheric lid above the ductile asthenosphere, but its nature remains illusive. In the last 5-10 years, there has been a significant progress in imaging of the LAB using different methods, such as surface wave, receiver function, seismic reflection and seismic wide-angle, and magnetotelluric methods, providing new but unconventional insight about the LAB, challenging our understanding of plate tectonic and geodynamic processes. In order to bring all these observations together and link them with geochemical, petrological, mineralogical and geodynamic processes, we plan to organize a two-days (May 11-12, 2020) workshop at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, soon after EGU 2020 in Vienna (3-8 May).

More details to follow.


With best wishes,

Satish Singh

Kate Rychert

Claude Jaupart

Barbara Romanowicz

Jean-Paul Montagner

Helene Carton


Catherine Rychert
Associate Professor of Geophysics
Ocean and Earth Science
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
European Way
Southampton
SO14 3ZH
United Kingdom

email c.rychert<at>soton.ac.uk<c.rychert<at>soton.ac.uk>
phone 02380598663
office NOC/676/17

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