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  • Congratulations to the 2017 Tectonophysics Honorees!

    Posted 11/28/17

    The following people with primary affiliations in Tectonophysics have been elected as 2017 AGU Fellows: Wang-Ping Chen, USA Peter G. DeCelles, USA Claudio Faccenna, Italy Louis Moresi, USA Steven Roecker, USA Paul J. Tackley, USA   Romain Jolivet (École Normale Supérieure, Paris) has been awarded the Tectonophysics Section’s 2017 Jason Morgan Early Career Award.  This award […]

  • Greg Hirth is the 2017 Birch Lecturer

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    Greg Hirth (Brown University) will be the 2017 Birch Lecturer, speaking on “Lithospheric Strength and Stress State: Persistent Challenges and New Directions in Geodynamics”.  The lecture will take place on Wednesday, December 13, at 4 pm in New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, La Nouvelle C. The Birch Lecture is given annually at the Fall […]

  • 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.

  • 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!

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    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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- M. Y. Ali, S. Aidarbayev, M. P. Searle, A. B. Watts

Seismic reflection profiles, exploratory well and outcrop data are used to determine the stratigraphy and tectonic [...]

- M. Nirrengarten, G. Manatschal, J. Tugend, N. Kusznir, D. Sauter

We focus on the southern North Atlantic rifted margins to investigate the partitioning and propagation of deformati [...]

- Vasilis Symeou, Catherine Homberg, Fadi H. Nader, Romain Darnault, Jean-Claude Lecomte, Nikolaos Papadimitriou

The Cyprus Arc system constitutes a major active plate boundary in the Eastern Mediterranean region. This structure [...]