INSTOC Symposium/EAS Retirement Event

Mysteries of the Earth's Mantle

DRAFT Agenda as of Sept. 27

3:35 – 3:40 David Hysell, Department Chair
 Session 1Chair: Matt Pritchard
3:40 – 4:10Allen McNamara (Michigan State)Constraints and Hypotheses on Large Scale Mantle Dynamics
4:10 – 4:40Terry Plank (Lamont)Water and Carbon in the Mantle
4:40 – 5:10Mark Richards (Washington)Plate tectonic implications of the asthenosphere (the Cathles parameter); Geodynamic and geochemical perspectives from the Galapagos
5:10 – 5:30Discussion 
5:30 – 6:30Cocktails 
6:30 – 7:30Dinner 
7:30 – 9:30toasts 
8:00-9:00Continental Breakfast/Registration 
9:00-9:05WELCOMEMatt Pritchard, INSTOC Director
9:05-9:10OverviewLarry Cathles, Symposium Coordinator
 Session 2 Chair: Samuel Kachuck
9:10-9:40Barbara Romanowicz (Paris/UCB)Tomographic images of deep mantle structures
9:40-10:10Willy Fjeldskaar(Norway)Evidence and challenges in glacial isostatic adjustment
10:10-10:40Martin Schoell (Germany)How continental cycles and the MoR control on atmospheric O2
 Session 3 Chair:  Jeff Vervoort
11:00-11:30Karen Harpp (Colgate)The evolution of the Galapagos plume
11:30-12:00Richard Walker (Maryland)Hf-W evidence that OIB may confirm Tuzo and Jason
12:00-12:30Al Hofmann (Germany/Lamont)The isotopic and TE evolution of the mantle and crust
12:30-2:00Lunch and Posters 
 Session 4Chair: Suzanne Kay
2:00-2:30Mike Perfit (Florida)Melt extraction at mid-ocean ridges
2:30-3:00Gene Yogodzinski (Carolina)Generation of continental cust in island arcs
3:00-3:30Dave Scholl (USGS)How scientific drilling tests hypotheses about the origin of the Aleutian subduction zone, its crowning arc, and its back arc basin
3:50-5:00Session 5 (Seven 10 m contributions)Chair: Muawia Barazangi
4:00-4:10Kevin ClermontLogic in Law and Science
4:10-4:20Jeff VervoortThe growth and evolution of Earth's earliest crust
4:20-4:30Esteban GazelAre intraplate melts sampling the mantle's transition zone?
4:30-4:40Keiko HattoriSubduction of halogens to the deep mantle
4:40-4:50Megan HolycrossExperimental insights into Mantle Redox
4:50-5:00Karin Olson HoalResources from the mantle
5:20-5:40General DiscussionChair: Esteban Gazel
5:40-5:45CLOSINGDavid Hysell, Department Chair