RheoMan: a five-year, ERC-funded (Advanced Grant), project to model the rheology of the Earth's mantle

Dec 5, 2012 2012 AGU Fall Meeting General

P. Cordier chairs the session MR31A "Rheology of Deep Earth Materials: Spanning 12 Orders of Magnitude of Length Scales" with HP Bunge and P Burnley

Programe of the oral session:

 

High silicon self-diffusion coefficient in dry forsterite

Tomoo Katsura; Hongzhan Fei; Chamathni Hegoda; Daisuke Yamazaki; Michael Wiedenbeck; Hisayoshi Yurimoto; Svyatoslav Shcheka

 

Experimental novaculite deformation: interpretation of in-situ X-ray diffraction data using EPSC models

Sylvia-Monique Thomas; Andreas Willenweber; Christopher J. Cline; May Sas; Dawn Pape; Brian Erickson; Timothy Bright; Pamela C. Burnley

 

The asthenosphere and plate tectonics (Invited)

Adrian Lenardic; Mark A. Richards; Tobias Hoeink

 

Constraining the rheology of mantle and slabs from geodynamic modeling

Lijun Liu; David R. Stegman

 

Viscoplastic behavior of multiphase Earth mantle polycrystals inferred from micromechanical modeling (Invited)

Olivier Castelnau; Fabrice Detrez; Caroline Bollinger; Patrick Cordier; Nadege Hilairet; Sebastien Merkel; Paul C. Raterron

 

Creep Strength of Hydrous Wadsleyite: Implication for Viscosity at the Upper Part of the Mantle Transition Zone

Takaaki Kawazoe; Yu Nishihara; Tomohiro Ohuchi; Masayuki Nishi; Genta Maruyama; Kiyoshi Fujino; Yuji Higo; Ken-ichi Funakoshi; Tetsuo Irifune

 

 

Dislocation Damping vs Grain-Boundary Relaxation in Olivine: Insights from Polycrystals Derived from Synthetic and Natural Precursors (Invited)

Ian Jackson; Robert J. Farla; John D. Fitz Gerald; Richard Skelton; Ulrich Faul; Mark E. Zimmerman

       

 

Dislocation Enhancement of Seismic-Frequency Attenuation: Subgrain Boundary Diffusion and Triggered, Critical Emission of Dislocations

Reid F. Cooper; Christine McCarthy