Tectonophysics Announcements

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Dear Tectonophysics community, Dr. Robert S. Yeats, Oregon State University Professor Emeritus of Geology, died on Sunday December 5, 2021. Bob was an extraordinary geologist who made major contributions to tectonophysics through his research and teaching. Andrew Meigs, Professor at Oregon State University, provided the summary of Bob's outstanding career that follows. Born in 1931 in Florida, he received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Washington. Bob, as he was known to his friends, spent nearly 10 years with Shell Oil before moving to Ohio University, where ...
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At this year's AGU meeting we will be hosting a joint Geodesy, Seismology, and Tectonophysics Joint Early Career and Student Networking Luncheon. The luncheon held on Thursday, Dec 12 from 12:30-1:30 pm, in the Marriott Marque Golden Gate A & B2. Again, please register for this event on-line, and pay the nominal charge to meet and dine with new friends and colleagues
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Early Career event at Fall meeting, Thursday Please join us for the Tectonophysics Early Career Event , moderated by Lindy Elkins-Tanton (Univ. AZ) with brief sketches by five young scientists working at universities, government agencies, and consulting, insurance, and resource exploration companies. With refreshments, schmoozing, and a cash bar. Grand Hyatt Washington, Independence Level, Rooms D & E. 18:00-19:30. And it’s free! Thursday, 18:00-19:30, Grand Hyatt Washington, Independence Level, Rooms D & E
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Tectonophysics/Seismology Luncheon Please join us for the Tectonophysics/Seismology Luncheon,Tuesday, 12:30-13:45, with featured speaker Marcia McNutt, NAS President, and former AGU President, Science Editor-in-Chief, and USGS Director, “Establishing trust with diverse audiences: Some ideas for fractured times” Online tickets are $20. Grand Hyatt Washington, Constitution Level, in Rooms A, B and Corridor B
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Congratulations to the 2018 Tectonophysics Honorees! We are proud to announce that Philip C. England will receive the 2018 Walter H. Bucher Medal. Eli A. Silver, Pei-Zhen Zhang, Donald F. Argus, Simon L. Klemperer, David B. Rowley were elected AGU Fellows.
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Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni is the 2018 Birch Lecturer Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni (UCLA) will be the 2018 Birch Lecturer. She will present her lecture “The inevitable control of Earth’s deep interior on the surface” on Wednesday December 12, 16:00-18:00, in Marriott Marquis, room Marquis 6.
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Greg Hirth is the 2017 Birch Lecturer 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 Meeting to highlight cutting-edge research in Tectonophysics.
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Congratulations to the 2017 Tectonophysics Honorees! 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 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 ...
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Fall 2016 Newsletter Released 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.
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Maya Tolstoy will be the 2016 Birch Lecturer 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.
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