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  • Fall 2016 Newsletter Released

    Posted 11/10/16

    Catch up on the latest news in  Tectonophysics, and weigh in on interesting discussions.  See the NEWSLETTER section on the right side of our home page to stay informed.

  • Newsletter – November 2016


    T-section Newsletter – November 2016 As we prepare for the 2016 Fall AGU meeting I thought I would update you on some developments in the Tectonophysics section. All change at the top My term as President will end at the end of December after which President-elect Ross Stein will take over. Having worked closely with […]

  • Maya Tolstoy will be the 2016 Birch Lecturer

    Posted 11/07/16

    Maya Tolstoy (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory) will be the 2016 Birch Lecturer, speaking on “Taking the Pulse of Mid-Ocean Ridges”.  The lecture will take place on Wednesday, December 14th during 16:00 – 17:00 hrs in Moscone South, Room 104. The Birch Lecture is given annually at the Fall Meeting to highlight cutting-edge research in tectonophysics.

  • Congratulations to the 2016 Tectonophysics Honorees!


    Whitney Behr (University of Texas, Austin) has been awarded the Tectonophysics Section’s 2016 Jason Morgan Early Career Award.  This award recognizes scientists within six years post-Ph.D. or equivalent, who have demonstrated outstanding and significant early career contributions to tectonophysics through a combination of research, education, and outreach activities.  The award will be presented at the […]


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- Sascha Brune, Giacomo Corti, Giorgio Ranalli

Inherited rheological structures in the lithosphere are expected to have large impact on the architecture of contin [...]

- Samuel Mock, Marco Herwegh

In this paper we investigate the tectonics of the central Swiss Molasse Basin (SMB), situated between the central E [...]

- I. Zibra, F. Clos, R. F. Weinberg, M. Peternell

The timing of the onset of an orogeny is commonly constrained indirectly, because early orogenic structures are rar [...]