CAS kickoff meeting, "Voodoo Tectonics organized by Professor Trond Helge Torsvik, groupleader of the CAS research project Mantle Dynamics: Linking Surface and Deep processes.

Lectures by CAS Fellows:

  • Trond Torsvik: “Introduction and Welcome”
  • Trond Torsvik: “CAS Objectives — Mantle Dynamics: Linking Surface and Deep processes”
  • Reidar Trønnes: “Structure, Materials and Dynamics of the Mantle‐Core Boundary Region”
  • Carmen Gaina: “The Early opening of the Indian Ocean: An African Perspective”
  • Clint Conrad: “The Anisotropic Constraint on Global Mantle Flow and Net Lithosphere Rotation”
  • Dietmar Müller: “Building a Virtual Geological Observatory”
  • Douwe van Hinsbergen: “India‐Asia Collision Revisited”
  • Rob Van der Voo: “Chaotic paleomagnetic signals from the Ediacaran: Could the geomagnetic
  • field be to blame?”
  • Mike Gurnis: “The Dynamics of Plate Tectonics and Mantle Flow: From Local to Global Scales”
  • Pavel Doubrovine: “Absolute plate motions: Hotspotting vs. slab‐fitting”
  • Susanne Buiter: “Dynamic subduction models: how initial choices affect the outcomes”
  • Bernhard Steinberger: “Subduction history and TPW”
  • Kevin Burke: “60 years of attractions and repulsions within the Earth's magnetic field”
  • Stephanie Werner: “Beyond Voodoo Tectonics: A View from other Planets”