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GeoMod 2021

Programme

ABSTRACT VOLUME

Sunday September 19

Arrival of participants, buffet dinner (17:30-20:30 hrs) and Ice breaker starting at 20:00 hrs

Monday September 20

07:00-08:30: Breakfast

Session 1: Surface processes, landscapes, sediment fluxes and depositional systems

Conveners: Daniel Garcia Castellanos (ICTJA-CSIC), Stephane Dominguez (CNRS Montpellier) and Liviu Matenco (Utrecht)

Keynote lectures:

  • 08:45-09:00: Ernst Willingshofer and Ylona van Dinther: Welcome
  • 09:00-09:40: Todd Ehlers (Tübingen): How Plants Shape Mountains
  • 09:40-10:20: Maarten Kleinhans (Utrecht): Living landscapes in the lab: bio-morphodynamics of rivers, estuaries and tidal systems
  • 10:20-10:50: coffee break
  • 10:50-11:30: Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth (Aachen): Closing the gap between data and models: from static 3D data-based configurations to process simulations

Pitch your poster: 11:30-12:30: 2 minutes presentations to advertise posters of sessions 0, 1 & 2

12:30-14:o0: LUNCH

Session 2: Magmatic systems from plumes to dikes

Conveners: Olivier Galland (Oslo), Taras Gerya (ETH Zurich) & Boris Kaus (Mainz)

Keynote lectures:

  • 14:00-14:40: Richard Katz (Oxford): Magma dynamics at rifts: from the viscous mantle to the brittle lithosphere
  • 14:40-15:20: Valentina Magni (CEED-Oslo): Magmatism from the onset to the end of a subduction zone
  • 15:20-15:50: coffee break
  • 15:50-16:30: Sam Poppe (Space Research Center PAS, Warsaw): Laboratory experiments support a paradigm shift in numerical modelling of complex magma-induced deformation

16:30-18:30: poster session for topical sessions 0, 1 & 2

18:30-20:30: DINNER

Evening lecture: 20:30-21:15: Wilco Hazeleger (Dean Faculty of Geosciences UU): Climate modeling and national and global impact

 

POSTERS SEPTEMBER 20:

Session 0: State-of-the-art in modeling: methods and techniques (posters only)

  • Mariano Arnaiz-Rodríguez. MantleMod1D: an interactive 1D code to forward model the thermal, compositional, and mechanical structure of the Earth’s mantle
  • Nestor Cardozo. cdem: A unique software suite for discrete element modelling of tectonic structures
  • Michele Cooke. Prediction of Off-Fault Deformation from Experimental Strike-slip Fault Structures using the Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Stephane Dominguez. Searching for a suitable analogue material to investigate geomorphic processes in active tectonic settings: success, limitations, improvements, and hopes
  • Jan Oliver Eisermann. Long-term isostatic crustal relaxation of large terrestrial meteorite impact structures: insights from scaled analogue experiments
  • Clément Garcia-Estève. Tectonic/erosion/sedimentation processes – comparison between analog and numerical modelling
  • Paraskevi Io Ioannidi. Coupling Discrete Element and Lattice Boltzmann methods to simulate grain comminution in “wet” ring shear experiments
  • Boris Kaus. Developing the next generation geodynamics codes using Julia
  • Emilie Macherel. GPU-based pseudo-transient finite difference solution for 3-D gravity- and shear-driven power-law viscous flow
  • Nicolás Molnar. Challenges, limitations, and lessons learned from analogue models of thick-skinned tectonics focused on basement fault reactivation
  • Ronald Pijnenburg. Free access to research facilities and data: EPOS-NL, the Dutch research infrastructure for solid Earth sciences
  • Michael Rudolf. Time dependent properties of granular media – The GeoMod Benchmark 2021
  • Stefan Schmalholz. Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical modelling: applications to dehydration vein formation and reactive melt migration
  • Thorben Schöfisch. Strain distribution across modelled thrust imbricates described by magnetic fabric
  • Eh Tan. GPU Acceleration on Geodynamic Simulation via OpenACC

Session 1: Surface processes, landscapes, sediment fluxes and depositional systems

  • Òscar Gratacós. Constraining environmental parameters using forward numerical modelling. Application to an Aptian carbonate system (E. Iberia)
  • Hanneke Heida. Flexural-isostatic modelling of the vertical motions and paleotopography of the Alboran Sea since the Messinian Salinity Crisis
  • Paul Perron. Constraining the mantle contribution to thermal history of sedimentary basins by driving kinematically 2D thermomechanical simulations of passive margins

Session 2: Magmatic systems from plumes to dikes

  • Séverine Furst. Dynamic propagation of magma intrusions, a new 2D numerical approach constrained by analogue modeling
  • Muriel Gerbault. Volume-of-fluid simulations of gravitational instabilities in the Earth’s crust,  application to the migmatite domes of Naxos (Greece)
  • Dániel Kiss. 2D thermo-mechanical-chemical coupled numerical models of interactions between a cooling magma chamber and a visco-elasto-plastic host rock
  • Mingqi Liu. Surplus melt induces the dynamic LAB near the mid-ocean ridge
  • Adina Pusok. Buoyancy-driven flow beneath mid-ocean ridges: the role of chemical heterogeneity

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Tuesday September 21

Session 3: Tectonics of faulting, folding and salt systems

07:00-08:45: Breakfast

Conveners: Stefan Schmalholz (Lausanne), Michele Cooke (Massachusetts), Ernst Willingshofer (Utrecht)

Keynote lectures:

  • 09:00-09:40: Marta Adamuszek (Polish Geol. Inst.): Long-term rheological properties of the folded impure rocksalt. A case study from the Ocnele Mari salt mine, Romania
  • 09:40-10:20: Oriol Ferrer (Barcelona):  Effect of pre-salt relief on the evolution of salt-bearing passive margins: physical models and comparison with the Santos Basin (Brazil)
  • 10:20-10:50: coffee break
  • 10:50-11:30: Pauline Souloumiac (Cergy-Pontoise): Control of geometrical and mechanical parameters on strike-slip fault segmentation: insights from sandbox experiments

Pitch your poster: 11:30-12:30: 2 minutes presentations to advertise posters of sessions 3 & 4

12:30-14:o0: LUNCH

Session 4: Geohazards and seismotectonics

Conveners: Onno Oncken (GFZ) and Ylona van Dinther (Utrecht)

Keynote lectures:

  • 14:00-14:40: Jean-Phillipe Avouac (CalTech): From kinematics to dynamic modeling of slow slip events
  • 14:40-15:20: Frederic Gueydan (Montpellier): Transient ductile strain localization triggered by fluid-enhanced microfracturing and sealing: a possible analogue to Episodic Tremor and Slip
  • 15:20-15:50: coffee break
  • 15:50-16:30: Matthias Rosenau (GFZ Potsdam): Analogue earthquakes, seismic cycles and seismotectonic evolution: Bridging the geodetic to geologic observation gap with experimental modelling

16:30-18:30: poster session for topical sessions 3 & 4

18:30-20:30: DINNER

Evening lecture: 20:30-21:15: Jan Diederik van Wees (TNO): Gas extraction and induced seismicity in the Netherlands

 

POSTERS SEPTEMBER 21:

Session 3: Tectonics of faulting, folding and salt systems

  • Anthony Adwan. Stochastic mechanical analysis of the stress field in a thrust fold
  • Victor Alania. Frontal zone structural geometry of retro-wedge of the Central Lesser Caucasus orogen: new insights from seismic reflection profiles data
  • Marwa Boussarsar. Modeling the spontaneous formation of pull-apart basins: application to the El Hamma Basin, Central Tunisia
  • Onise Enukidze. Structural model of frontal part of the eastern Achara-Trialeti fold-and-thrust belt, Georgia
  • Nemanja Krstekanic. Strain partitioning along a curved strike-slip fault system during indentation: inferences from analogue modelling
  • Sibiao Liu. Variations in crustal thickness and faulting patterns in oceanic ridge–transform fault systems: Insights from gravity and geodynamic modelling
  • Daniele Maestrelli. Investigating normal fault reactivation through analogue models of multiphase rifting: applications to the Turkana depression, East Africa
  • David Oakley. Comparison of Kinematic and Elastic Dislocation Models of Fault-Propagation Folds Through Inverse Modeling
  • Leonardo Pichel. Does rifted margins salt tectonics balance? The competition between rifting, syn-depositional flow, and gravity-driven tectonics
  • Alexandre Razmadze. Structural model of the western Kura foreland fold-and-thrust belt using seismic reflection profiles: implication for forward kinematic modelling
  • Matthias Rosenau. Some contributions to salt tectonics from new analogue models run at GFZ Potsdam during EPOS TNA activities: Boundary conditions, monitoring, materials
  • Emily Ross. Relating slip behavior to off-fault deformation using physical models
  • Nedhir Sebai. The perched synclines look-alike of central Tunisia: Examples of diapir Rise– Fall – Rise illustrated by field, geophysical, and experimental data
  • Satoshi Tonai. Deformation and stress cycle during frontal thrust formation of sandbox Coulomb wedges
  • Sarah Visage. Strike-slip fault in a sandbox: insight on off-fault deformation
  • Michael Warsitzka. A new analogue modelling approach integrating the effects of tectonic extension and gravity gliding on salt tectonics in rift basins
  • Frank Zwaan. How the interaction between mantle and crustal weaknesses affects rift development: insights from a 3D experimental study

Session 4: Geohazards and seismotectonics

  • Adrien Damon. Investigating the impact of environmental forcings on fault reactivation in the Paris Basin
  • Hanna Elston. Non-steady-state slip rates emerge along evolving restraining bends under constant loading
  • Ehsan Kosari. Surface deformation signals governed by mechanical-frictional interaction of the wedge and megathrust over subduction zone seismic cycles
  • Meng Li. Deciphering earthquake nucleation in Groningen: how much slip is aseismic?
  • Valentin Marguin. Numerical Investigation of the impact of fluid on the earthquake cycle
  • Casper Pranger. Rate-and-State frictional plasticity as a reaction-diffusion equation in a continuum model

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Wednesday September 22

07:00-08:45: Breakfast

Session 5: Rheology and fluids

Conveners: Suzanne Buiter (Aachen), Stefan Schmalholz (Lausanne) and Fred Beekman (Utrecht)

Keynote lectures:

  • 09:00-09:40: Jacqueline Reber (Iowa State): Impact of semi-brittle rheology on deformation dynamics: An experimental investigation
  • 09:40-10:20: Ludovic Räss (ETH Zurich): Spontaneous flow and strain localisation arising from multi-physics coupling – forward and inverse supercomputing approaches
  • 10:20-10:50: coffee break
  • 10:50-11:30: Antoine Auzemery (Utrecht): Role of hydration-induced serpentinization and magmatism in the formation subduction zones at passive margins

Pitch your poster: 11:30-12:30: 2 minutes presentations to advertise posters of sessions 5 & 6

12:30-14:o0: LUNCH

Session 6: Geodynamics and plate tectonics

Conveners: Taras Gerya (ETH Zurich), Wouter Schellart (VU Amsterdam) and Ernst Willingshofer (Utrecht)

Keynote lectures:

  • 14:00-14:40: Stephan Sobolev (GFZ): Interplay of surface and deep-seated processes in initiation and evolution of plate tectonics on Earth
  • 14:40-15:20: João Duarte (Lisbon): Laboratory models of subduction: interface rheology and overriding plate deformation​
  • 15:20-15:50: coffee break
  • 15:50-16:30: Laetitia Le Pourhiet (UPMC): Continental Break-up in 3D: are 2D concepts all valid?

16:30-18:30: poster session for topical sessions 5 & 6

18:30-20:30: DINNER

 

POSTERS SEPTEMBER 22:

Session 5: Rheology and fluids

  • Maria-Gema Llorens. Ice-sheet flow transitions: for how long can crystallographic preferred orientations be preserved?
  • Sylvain Mayolle. Investigating non-linear fault damage zone scaling through analog modeling
  • Maria Natale Castillo. Modeling approach to estimate seismic attenuation from dry and wet upper crustal rock’s rheology

Session 6: Geodynamics and plate tectonics

  • István Bozsó. Modelling the subduction and roll-back of narrow oceanic slabs: Formation of back-arc basins and slab detachment in the Carpathians subduction zone
  • Jakub Fedorik. Numerical validation of complex strike-slip fault system: example of Restraining Bends in Lebanon
  • Taras Gerya. Segmentation of subducting oceanic plates in the outer rise
  • William Halter. Numerical modelling of strain localization by anisotropy generation during viscous deformation
  • Ivone Jiménez-Munt. Geodynamic modelling of lithospheric slab tearing and its topographic response. Application to the Gibraltar Arc
  • Arijit Laik. Continental Collision in 3D buoyancy-driven whole-mantle scale numerical models
  • Yuan Li. Free surface models of partially molten rocks with visco-elasto-viscoplastic rheology
  • Ana Negredo. Continental delamination in the northern Apennines: insights from thermo-mechanical modelling
  • Jakub Pokorný. Feedbacks between subduction dynamics and slab deformation: Combined effects of nonlinear rheology of a weak decoupling layer and phase transitions
  • Michaël Pons. Control of subduction dynamics on shortening magnitude in the Central Andes: a thermomechanical modeling approach
  • Kristóf Porkoláb. Extrusion of subducted crust explains the emplacement of far-travelled ophiolites
  • Lars Rüpke. Oceanic Transform Faults revisited
  • Jonas Ruh. Self-consistent grain size evolution controls lithospheric shear zone formation during rifting
  • Wouter Schellart. Geodynamics of short-lived, long-lived and periodic flat slab subduction
  • Timothy Schmid. Continental rifting in rotational systems: Unravelling rift propagation processes using spatiotemporal high resolution quantified crustal-scale analogue models
  • Guido Schreurs. Analogue models of lithospheric-scale rifting monitored in a CT-scanner
  • Anna-Katharina Sieberer. Internal deformation of the Dolomites Indenter, eastern Southern Alps: Insights from crustal scale analogue modelling
  • Vincent Strak. 3D mantle flow induced by retreating and advancing slabs: insights from analogue subduction models analysed with a tomographic Particle Image Velocimetry technique
  • Magdala Tesauro. Effects of multi-extensional tectonics in a cratonic area: the origin of the Congo basin
  • Kai Xue. Overriding plate deformation and topography during slab rollback and slab rollover: insights from subduction experiments
  • Wentao Zhang. Integrated geophysical-petrological modeling of the lithospheric mantle along the northern Apennines, Dinarides and Pannonian Basin

 

Thursday September 23, 2021: morning

Visit to the new Earth Simulation Laboratory at Utrecht University

~ 12:00: end of lab visit, end of GeoMod