Rifts and Rifted Margins Seminar

Dear colleagues,

our online seminar series on “Rifts and Rifted Margins” has been running for more than a year, with overall 30 sessions and ~90 talks so far. I am writing to share a short overview of the seminar.

You can watch previous talks anytime on our youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEStgtt6Su7v7Za615gTblQ/videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEStgtt6Su7v7Za615gTblQ/videos .

Upcoming presentations are listed on our seminar homepage: Rift and Rifted Margins Online Seminar https://www.gfz-potsdam.de/sektion/geodynamische-modellierung/projekte/rift-and-rifted-margins-online-seminar/
Live meeting attendance links are distributed through a dedicated mailing list. To receive regular invitations, simply subscribe at riftwebinar - Rift and Rifted Margins Webinar - Announcement List - subrequest https://www.listserv.dfn.de/sympa/subscribe/riftwebinar .

See below for a list of past and upcoming talks.

A big thank you to all speakers for their great presentations!

All the best,
Sascha Brune (GFZ/Univ. Potsdam, Germany)
Susanne Buiter (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
Giacomo Corti (Florence Univ., Italy)
Lucia Perez-Diaz (Halliburton & Oxford Univ., UK)
Gianreto Manatschal (Strasbourg Univ., France)

Next sessions:

  1. Cratons & Rifts | 23rd August (2021), 16:00 CET (click here to join the seminar: Meeting Registration - Zoom https://uni-potsdam.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5wscumopzMjGNP5v404fFDxTsERDDv1OnPc )

Weronika Gorczyk https://research-repository.uwa.edu.au/en/persons/weronika-gorczyk (University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia) “Rifting of Archean craton margins – examples from Western Australia”

Alexander Koptev https://uni-tuebingen.de/fakultaeten/mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche-fakultaet/fachbereiche/geowissenschaften/arbeitsgruppen/mineralogie-geodynamik/forschungsbereich/geologie/earth-system-dynamics-research-group/who-is-who/alexander-koptev/ (University of Tübingen, Germany) “The role of cratonic roots and mantle plumes in the structural development of the EARS: Insights from numerical modelling”

Sebastian Tappe https://www.uj.ac.za/contact/Pages/Sebastian-Tappe.aspx(University of Johannesburg, South Africa) “Breaking cratons: failed, successful and ongoing examples”

  1. Back-arc rifting | 6th September (2021), 16:00 CET (to receive the zoom link, sign up to the mailing list: riftwebinar - Rift and Rifted Margins Webinar - Announcement List - subrequest https://www.listserv.dfn.de/sympa/subscribe/riftwebinar)

Valentina Magni https://www.mn.uio.no/geo/english/people/aca/ceed/magni/index.html (University of Oslo, Norway) “Mantle exhumation and continental fragments in back-arc basins”

Andrés Folguera https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andres-Folguera(University of Buenos Aires / CONICET, Argentina) “Extension in the Southern Central and Patagonian Andes from Jurassic to Neogene”

Melissa Anderson https://www.es.utoronto.ca/anderson-melissa-o/ (University of Toronto, Canada) Title t.b.a.

Past sessions:

  1. Melt transport and geochemical alteration | 9th August (2021), 16:00 CET

Othmar Müntener https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Othmar-Muentener (Univ. of Lausanne, Switzerland) “Melt migration and the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (in rifted margins)” https://youtu.be/fESJTqDT-4c https://youtu.be/fESJTqDT-4c
Sonja Aulbach https://www.uni-frankfurt.de/70060608/Dr__Sonja_Aulbach (Goethe Univ., Frankfurt, Germany) “Conditions and consequences of carbonated melt interaction with shallow lithospheric mantle” https://youtu.be/8pCOCqnZFV4 https://youtu.be/8pCOCqnZFV4
Richard Katz https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/people/richard-katz/(Univ. of Oxford, UK) “Investigating the hypothesis of magma-assisted rifting” https://youtu.be/6ccMXu_Z7xE https://youtu.be/6ccMXu_Z7xE

  1. Hydrogen at rifts and rifted margins | 26th July (2021), 16:00 CET

Frieder Klein https://www.whoi.edu/profile/fklein/(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Falmouth, US) "Abiotic Hydrogen formation during the breakup of supercontinents along magma-poor rifted margins” https://youtu.be/RdWJfAcwzhk https://youtu.be/RdWJfAcwzhk
Emanuelle Frery https://people.csiro.au/F/E/Emanuelle-Frery (CSIRO, Perth, Australia) “Hydrogen at rifts and rifted margins: An Australian example” https://youtu.be/YzBBkQWR7TE https://youtu.be/YzBBkQWR7TE
Eric Gaucher https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eric-Gaucher-2 (Univ. of Bern, Switzerland) "Hydrogen exploration in old and present rifts and rifted margins” https://youtu.be/AlMAyfY9-1Y https://youtu.be/AlMAyfY9-1Y

  1. Metal deposits in rifts and at rifted margins | 12th July (2021), 16:00 CET

Joe Magnall https://www.gfz-potsdam.de/staff/joseph-michael-magnall/ (GFZ Potsdam, Germany) “The geodynamic setting of clastic dominated (CD-type) Zn deposits in the Canadian Cordillera” https://youtu.be/m56fFI4V5GY https://youtu.be/m56fFI4V5GY
Clifford Patten https://www.agw.kit.edu/english/6327_8292.php (KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany) “Ultramafic-hosted volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits: an overlooked sub-class of VMS deposits forming in complex tectonic environments” https://youtu.be/1JFbrN5y-k8 https://youtu.be/1JFbrN5y-k8
Mark Hoggard https://mjhoggard.com/ (ANU, Canberra, Australia) “Major sediment-hosted metal deposits form in cratonic rift settings” https://youtu.be/3GsZMDitn6I https://youtu.be/3GsZMDitn6I

  1. Mantle exhumation and serpentinization | 28th June (2021), 16:00 CET

Mathilde Cannat https://www.ipgp.fr/fr/cannat-mathilde (IPGP, France) “Mantle exhumation faults and serpentinization at mid-ocean ridges” https://youtu.be/q8vSbtBZBBA https://youtu.be/q8vSbtBZBBA
Marta Perez-Gussinye https://www.marum.de/en/Prof.-dr-marta-perez-gussinye.html (Univ. of Bremen, Germany) “Serpentinization and mantle exhumation at rifted margins” https://youtu.be/OGMKWvZseo8 https://youtu.be/OGMKWvZseo8
Paola Vannucchi https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paola-Vannucchi(Univ. of Florence, Italy) “Serpentinized sub-continental peridotites within the Wilson Cycle” https://youtu.be/zeHngKUpKMI https://youtu.be/zeHngKUpKMI

  1. Quantifying deformation in active rifts | 14th June (2021), 16:00 CET

Sarah Stamps https://geos.vt.edu/people/Everyone/Sarah-Stamps.html (Virginia Tech, US) “Using GNSS Observations to Constrain Extension Rates and Intra-Rift Strain Rates Along the East African Rift System” https://youtu.be/JkttcrXiSLQ https://youtu.be/JkttcrXiSLQ
Christopher Scholz https://thecollege.syr.edu/people/faculty/scholz-christopher-a/ (Syracuse University, US) “The Interplay of Active Deformation and Surface Processes in Early-Stage Rifting: Examples from the Western Branch of the East African Rift” https://youtu.be/iRc31WSmy3Q https://youtu.be/iRc31WSmy3Q
Melanie Siegburg https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Melanie_Siegburg (University of Southampton, UK) “Quantitative constraints on faulting and fault slip-rates in the northern Main Ethiopian Rift” https://youtu.be/c--kDbu0tPo https://youtu.be/c--kDbu0tPo

  1. Failed Rifts | 31st May (2021), 16:00 CET

Carol Stein https://cstein.people.uic.edu/ (University of Illinois at Chicago, US) "Insights from North America’s Failed Midcontinent Rift into the Evolution of Continental Rifts and Passive Continental Margins” https://youtu.be/IF2f7st-h8c https://youtu.be/IF2f7st-h8c
Roi Granot https://geomaglab.org/roi-granot/ (Ben Gurion University, Israel) “The successful life of a failed rift: the West Antarctic Rift System case” https://youtu.be/GMizRl9Klrs https://youtu.be/GMizRl9Klrs
David Fernández-Blanco http://geodavidfdez.com/(Barcelona Center of Subsurface Imaging, Spain) "The not-so-failed Suez Rift” https://youtu.be/3TqIgBSEuqc https://youtu.be/3TqIgBSEuqc

  1. Rifting episodes - Iceland and Afar | 17th May (2021), 16:00 CET

Freysteinn Sigmundsson https://english.hi.is/staff/fs (University of Iceland) “Monitoring and modelling of recent rifting events in Iceland” https://youtu.be/2MC6wyAXe_I https://youtu.be/2MC6wyAXe_I
Thorbjörg Ágústsdóttir https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Thorbjorg-Agustsdottir (Iceland GeoSurvey) “Intense Seismicity during the 2014–2015 Bárðarbunga‐Holuhraun Rifting Event, Iceland, reveals the nature of Dike-induced earthquakes and Caldera collapse mechanism" https://youtu.be/MyIlD3fVCZ0 https://youtu.be/MyIlD3fVCZ0
Tim Wright https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/see/staff/1613/professor-tim-wright (Univ. of Leeds, UK) “Geodetic observations of rifting episodes (in Afar) and their long-lived signatures” https://youtu.be/GjGzSIZg5Vo https://youtu.be/GjGzSIZg5Vo

  1. Linking tectonics, paleoenvironment, and paleontology in the East African Rift | 3rd May (2021), 16:00 CET

Annett Junginger https://uni-tuebingen.de/fakultaeten/mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche-fakultaet/fachbereiche/geowissenschaften/arbeitsgruppen/palaeobiologie/forschungsbereich/mikropalaeontologie/arbeitsgruppe/mitglieder/annett-junginger/ (Univ. of Tübingen, Germany) “Make two from one: new evidence for Mid-Pleistocene separation of the Turkana-Suguta megalake from 87Sr/86Sr”

Veronica Muiruri https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Veronica-Muiruri (National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya) "Vegetation history and paleoenvironments of Lake Magadi/Koora basin in the southern Rift Valley” 21.2 Veronica Muiruri - Vegetation history and paleoenvironments of Lake Magadi/Koora basin, Kenya - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHQ1lszSWbo
Mathieu Schuster https://recherche.unistra.fr/experts/annuaire/s/mathieu-schuster (Univ. of Strasbourg, France) “Sedimentation and environmental evolution in continental rifts: key outcomes of the RiLakS project in the Turkana Depression (East African Rift System)” 21.3 Mathieu Schuster -Sedimentation & environmental evolution in continental rifts, RiLakS project - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFnbcNtiEEw

  1. Normal fault networks | 12th April (2021), 16:00 CET

Jack Williams https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/1070875-williams-jack (Cardiff University) “Onshore to offshore active fault databases in Malawi - implications for fault networks and seismic hazard in amagmatic continental rifts” 20.1 Jack Williams -Onshore to offshore active fault databases Malawi-fault networks&seismic hazard - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYhRoHLamN4
Casey Nixon https://www.uib.no/en/persons/Casey.William.Nixon (Univ. of Bergen, Norway) “The Corinth Rift fault network – fault activity, strain localization and seismic hazard assessment for an active rift” 20.2 Casey Nixon - The Corinth Rift fault network - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1NRV5CtBtI
Sophie Pan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/sophie.pan16 (Imperial College London, UK) “Understanding the growth of normal fault networks using crustal-scale observations and numerical modelling” 20.3 Sophie Pan - Understanding growth of normal fault networks: crustal-scale & numerical modelling - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7g70m3kmM0

  1. Segmentation and width of continental margins | 22th March (2021), 16:00 CET

Gwenn Peron-Pinvidic https://www.ntnu.edu/employees/gwenn.peron-pinvidic (NGU&NTNU, Norway) “The Mid Norwegian rift system with focus on the along-strike segmentation between the Møre and Vøring segments” https://youtu.be/fCSD2dLR1wY https://youtu.be/fCSD2dLR1wY
Guy Lang https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Guy-Lang (University of Haifa, Israel) “What determines the width of a volcanic margin? The case of the Eastern North American Margin” https://youtu.be/eicawhP8puI https://youtu.be/eicawhP8puI
Hongdan Deng https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hongdan-Deng (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) “South China Sea documents the transition from wide continental rift to continental break up” https://youtu.be/oFTbyZfvFEs https://youtu.be/oFTbyZfvFEs

  1. Wide rifts | 8th March (2021), 16:00 CET

Roger Buck https://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/user/buck (Columbia University, US) “Effects of viscosity, gravity, and surface processes on the structure of wide rifts” 18.1 Roger Buck - Effects of viscosity, gravity, & surface processes on the structure of wide rifts - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qH_6OzFK2bQ
Donna Whitney https://www.esci.umn.edu/people/donna-whitney (University of Minnesota, US), Megan Korchinski https://www.researchgate.net/profile/M-Korchinski (University of Minnesota, Texas University) “Wide rifts: from collapsed orogens to passive margins” 18.2 Donna Whitney & Megan Korchinski - Wide rifts: from collapsed orogens to passive margins - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfrTM85wC3k
Alejandra L.Cameselle https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=n7NDYWEAAAAJ&hl=en (University of Vigo, Spain) “Understanding the 3D formation of a wide rift: The central South China Sea rift system” 18.3 Alejandra Cameselle - Understanding 3D formation of wide rift: the Central South China Sea - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybxQbLNEECk

  1. Low angle normal faulting | 22th February (2021), 16:00 CET

John Fletcher https://www.researchgate.net/profile/John_Fletcher13 (CICESE in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico) “What do multifault earthquakes teach us about the mechanics of LANFs” 17.1 John Fletcher - What do multifault earthquakes teach us about the mechanics of LANFs? - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7pphCk1Co0&t=3s
James Biemiller https://www.ig.utexas.edu/students/james-biemiller/ (Univ. of Texas at Austin, US) “Seismic and aseismic deformation on the active Mai’iu low-angle normal fault, Papua New Guinea” 17.2. James Biemiller - Seismic & aseismic deformation on the active Mai'iu low-angle normal fault - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90Rs8kdLZGA&feature=youtu.be
Tim Reston https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/gees/reston-tim.aspx (Univ. of Birmingham, UK) “Rider blocks and the mechanics of low-angle normal faulting” 17.3 Tim Reston - Rider blocks and the mechanics of low-angle normal faulting - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TbJBY--Kl4&feature=youtu.be

  1. Geothermal energy in the East African Rift| 8th February (2021), 16:00 CET

Nicholas Mariita https://getri.dkut.ac.ke/dr-nicholas-obuya-mariita/ (Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya) “Current status of Geothermal Energy Development in the East Africa Rift System” 16.1 Nicholas Mariita - Current status of Geothermal Energy Development in East Africa Rift System - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcQpwUyGvyE&feature=youtu.be
Friedemann Samrock https://geg.ethz.ch/friedemann-samrock/ (ETH Zürich, Switzerland) “Magnetotelluric investigation of rift volcanism and associated geothermal systems in central Ethiopia” 16.2 Friedemann Samrock -Magnetotelluric investigation of rift volcanism/geothermal systems Ethiopia - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IboXAbUEi00

  1. Rift magmatism | 25th January (2021), 16:00 CET

Karen Fontijn https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Karen_Fontijn(Univ. of Brussels) “Volcanology of the East African Rift” 15.1 Karen Fontijn - Volcanology of the East African Rift - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qqjr-c5c1Hg&list=PLVfj9WkLxeDYIGlt_8inHgY0Y-7HuJ3_c
Juliet Biggs http://www.bristol.ac.uk/earthsciences/people/juliet-j-biggs/overview.html(Univ. of Bristol) “New insights into the spatial and temporal distribution of magmatism with mature continental rifts” 15.2 Juliet Biggs - Spatial and temporal distribution of magmatism within mature continental rifts - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEUowgVv-wE&list=PLVfj9WkLxeDYIGlt_8inHgY0Y-7HuJ3_c&index=2
Craig Magee http://environment.leeds.ac.uk/see/staff/2617/dr-craig-magee (Univ. of Leeds) “Rift magmatism dynamics in 3D: Perspectives from rifted margins” 15.3 Craig Magee - Rift magmatism dynamics in 3D: Perspectives from rifted margins - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAXE1iY8I4k&list=PLVfj9WkLxeDYIGlt_8inHgY0Y-7HuJ3_c&index=3

  1. Volatile release in extensional settings | 11th January (2021), 16:00 CET

Tobias Fischer https://eps.unm.edu/people/faculty/profile/tobias-fischer.html (Univ. of New Mexico, US) “Breaking a continent: volatile release and role of the craton” 14.1 Tobias Fischer - Breaking a continent: volatile release and role of the craton - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY3AjxoP_i0&list=PLVfj9WkLxeDYWgTBexj-91Q4OmsKUppwA&index=1
Raphael Pik http://recherche.crpg.cnrs-nancy.fr/spip.php?rubrique85&lang=fr (Nancy Univ.) “CO₂ flux in the East African Rift: the Afar case” 14.2 Raphael Pik - CO₂ flux in the East African Rift: the Afar case - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dS7B_O0SrzI&list=PLVfj9WkLxeDYWgTBexj-91Q4OmsKUppwA&index=2
Carlo Cardellini http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Carlo_Cardellini (Univ. of Perugia) “CO₂ fluxes from diffuse degassing in Italy” 14.3. Carlo Cardellini - CO₂ fluxes from diffuse degassing in Italy - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUfax0bwbWo&list=PLVfj9WkLxeDYWgTBexj-91Q4OmsKUppwA&index=3

  1. Structure and dynamics of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary beneath rifts 30th November (2020), 16:00 CET

Catherine Rychert http://www.southampton.ac.uk/oes/about/staff/cr1c09.page (Univ. of Southampton) “A dynamic lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary" 13.1 Catherine Rychert - A dynamic lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSNeoTYg5wM&list=PLVfj9WkLxeDajsCf5h1fBGF8-yhFDa-4m
Tyrone Rooney http://ees.natsci.msu.edu/people/faculty/rooney-tyrone-o/ (Michigan State Univ.) “Pulsed magmatism and extension: Linking magmatic and tectonic events in East Africa"

Nicolas Luca Celli http://www.dias.ie/ga/geo-nicolas-luca-celli/(Dublin Inst. for Advanced Sciences) “African cratonic lithosphere carved by mantle plumes” 13.3 Nicolas Luca Celli - African cratonic lithosphere carved by mantle plumes - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrCjyy6wSZY&list=PLVfj9WkLxeDajsCf5h1fBGF8-yhFDa-4m&index=2&t=4s

  1. Ancient rifts exposed in mountain belts | 16th November (2020), 16:00 CET

Thibault Duretz https://geosciences.univ-rennes1.fr/interlocuteurs/thibault-duretz (Univ. Rennes, France) “Numerical modeling of Cretaceous Pyrenean Rifting: the interaction between mantle exhumation and syn-rift salt tectonics” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYF-KONFMzA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYF-KONFMzA
Charlotte Ribes https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Charlotte_Ribes (Total, France) “The syn rift stratigraphic record across a fossil magma-poor rifted margin: the example of the northwestern Adriatic margin exposed in the Central Alps.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDVULKukMR0&t=3s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDVULKukMR0&t=3s
Johannes Jakob https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Johannes_Jakob (NGU, Norway) “A Neoproterozoic Iapetus Rifted Margin Preserved in the Scandinavian Caledonides” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxqkBilj3R0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxqkBilj3R0

  1. Strain localization and inheritance | 2nd November (2020), 16:00 CET

Åke Fagereng https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/81681-fagereng-ake (Cardiff Univ., UK): "How do inherited, ductile structures influence active rifting?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFIeVK9d-Z8&t=52s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFIeVK9d-Z8&t=52s
Folarin Kolawole https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Folarin_Kolawole (BP & Univ. Oklahoma, US): “Multiphase Rift Lengthening and Widening Facilitated by Progressive Structural Inheritance, Shire Rift Zone, East Africa” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFNKF_k-jA8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFNKF_k-jA8
Pauline Chenin https://eost.unistra.fr/recherche/ipgs/dylbas/dylbas-perso/pauline-chenin00/ (Univ. Strasbourg, France): “The role of inheritance throughout the Wilson Cycle: the example of the North Atlantic rift system in Western Europe” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_V4N2NnQZk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_V4N2NnQZk

  1. Geothermal energy in rift basins | 19th October (2020), 16:00 CET

Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth https://www.gfz-potsdam.de/staff/magdalena-scheck-wenderoth/ (GFZ Potsdam, Germany) "Relevance of deep lithosphere structure for geothermal exploration in rifts” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QBWrLWkm3Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QBWrLWkm3Y
Mariane Peter-Borie https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mariane_Peter-Borie (BRGM, France) “Overview of a conceptual model of the Geothermal System of the Upper Rhine Graben” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXWDRJci9is&t=975s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXWDRJci9is&t=975s
James Faulds http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/staff/faulds.html(Univ. Nevada, US) “Favorable structural settings & exploration strategies for geothermal systems in rift basins” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yU-o_joLGcE&t=922s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yU-o_joLGcE&t=922s

  1. Salt tectonics | 5th October (2020), 16:00 CET

Clara Rodriguez https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-clara-rodriguez-43b84435/?originalSubdomain=uk (Petronas) “Salt deposition, tectonics and dissolution during passive margin development: Insights from the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta122Jqxy2c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta122Jqxy2c
Mark Rowan https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mark-Rowan-2 (Rowan Consulting, Inc.) “The OCT and late-synrift salt: margin-parallel variations in the southern Gulf of Mexico” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy-16usxmDA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy-16usxmDA
Tim Dooley https://www.jsg.utexas.edu/researcher/timothy_dooley/(Univ. Texas) “Loading complex salt isopachs: progradational loading of salt-filled rift systems” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ln4jTw6yhzo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ln4jTw6yhzo

  1. Vertical movements - from rift inception to breakup | 21st September (2020), 16:00 CET

Garry Karner https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jrK5NecAAAAJ&hl=en (ExxonMobil UIS, Global Tectonics) “Tectonic significance of passive margin breakup magmatic packages” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaLDtALFuEM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaLDtALFuEM
Jolante van Wijk https://www.nmt.edu/academics/ees/faculty/jvanwijk.php (New Mexico Tech) "Afar plume constraints from Somali rifted margin stratigraphy” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2BKr5tJEDE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2BKr5tJEDE
Claudio Faccenna https://www.jsg.utexas.edu/researcher/claudio_faccenna/ (UT Austin & Roma Tre) “Deep mantle root of the Nile river“ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt7srnrYU8Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt7srnrYU8Q

  1. Inheritance | 7th September (2020), 16:00 CET

Thomas Phillips https://www.dur.ac.uk/research/directory/staff/?mode=staff&id=17607 (Durham University, UK) “Structural inheritance across spatial scales – Rifting of heterogeneous crust in the Great South Basin, New Zealand” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwDl86Bd3Co https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwDl86Bd3Co
Chris Morley https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christopher_Morley2 (Chiang Mai University, Thailand) “Impact of diverse depths and scales of fabric inheritance on Cenozoic rift development in Thailand.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX4suOIwelw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX4suOIwelw
Mohamed Gouiza https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/see/staff/1288/dr-mohamed-gouiza (University of Leeds, UK) “Segmentation at rifted margins, the role of rheological inheritance in the Labrador Sea” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgOfuCd4IzY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgOfuCd4IzY

  1. Distal margin and continent-ocean transition | 24th August (2020), 16:00 CET

Dieter Franke https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dieter_Franke (BGR Hannover, Germany) “Magmatic rifting in NE Greenland” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvoTgDL87Eo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvoTgDL87Eo
Julie Tugend https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2WTEcYUAAAAJ&hl=fr (Sorbonne Univ., France) “Diversity in continent-ocean transition: implications for breakup styles” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNJD_gokq6o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNJD_gokq6o
Lucia Perez-Diaz http://https/www.earth.ox.ac.uk/people/lucia-perez-diaz/ (Halliburton & Oxford Univ., UK) “Continent-ocean boundary - the end of the line?”

  1. What shapes magmatic margins? | 10th August (2020), 16:00 CET

Chiara Civiero https://www.dias.ie/geo-chiara-civiero/ (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies) “Origin of volcanism in the Afro-Arabian rift system: new insights from seismic tomography” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EB-VZq3sQI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EB-VZq3sQI
Anne Becel https://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/user/annebcl (Lamont-Doherty) “Seismic Evidence for a Prolonged Continental Breakup at the Eastern North American Volcanic Rifted Margin” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-TozMdjw2E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-TozMdjw2E
Christian Schiffer https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christian_Schiffer (Uppsala University) “A new paradigm for oceans? – A radical hypothesis for structure, tectonics and magmatism in the North Atlantic” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCDMXLhuLVs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCDMXLhuLVs

  1. Deep crustal imaging | 27th July (2020), 16:00 CET

Tim Minshull https://www.southampton.ac.uk/oes/research/staff/tmin.page (Univ. Southampton) “New insights into the Deep Galicia Margin from ocean bottom seismic data” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYJMkyKHijQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYJMkyKHijQ
Kim Welford https://www.esd.mun.ca/~kwelford/ (Memorial Univ. Newfoundland) “Wide-angle deep seismic profiling of the Newfoundland, Labrador, and Irish Atlantic rifted margins” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZf9KyZMtM8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZf9KyZMtM8
Emma Chambers https://www.southampton.ac.uk/oes/postgraduate/research_students/ec1g16.page (Univ. Southampton) “Using radial anisotropy to image melt storage in the crust” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGpqWZ-1iZI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGpqWZ-1iZI

  1. Normal fault evolution and associated earthquakes | 13th July (2020), 16:00 CET

Bailey Lathrop https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/b.lathrop17 (Imperial College London, UK): “Using growth faults in 3D seismic to better understand normal fault kinematics” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ0ecnfO83o&t=822s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ0ecnfO83o&t=822s
Duna Roda-Boluda https://www.gfz-potsdam.de/staff/duna-roda-boluda/ (GFZ Potsdam, Germany): “Erosion and sediment export during normal fault evolution” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8EEVDZ03vY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8EEVDZ03vY
Zoe Mildon https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/staff/zoe-mildon (University of Plymouth, UK): “Earthquake clusters, normal fault interaction and seismic hazard" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNEq-bPCXmc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNEq-bPCXmc

  1. Surface processes - affecting and recording rift tectonics | 29th June (2020), 16:00 CET

Lisa McNeill https://www.southampton.ac.uk/oes/research/staff/lcmn.page (Univ. Southampton, UK): “Exploring the development of the young and highly active Corinth rift (Greece) using ocean drilling and marine geophysics” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn1KqpwP8q4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn1KqpwP8q4
Stephen Watkins https://sites.google.com/view/earthsurfacedynamics/home/stephen-watkins (Geneva Univ., Switzerland): “Straight from the source’s mouth: Controls on sediment export across an active rift, central Greece” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI7uZVCuQxs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI7uZVCuQxs
Pietro Sternai https://sites.google.com/site/pietrosternai1/home (Univ. Milan, Italy): “Surface processes forcing on extensional rock melting" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AnTvPFbDt8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AnTvPFbDt8

  1. Tectonics and magmatic contributions to rifting | 15th June (2020), 16:00 CET

Mike Kendall https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/people/professor-mike-kendall/ (University of Oxford) “Seismic evidence for magma-assisted rifting in Ethiopia” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=we4kwqiWm1Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=we4kwqiWm1Q
Cécile Doubre https://eost.unistra.fr/recherche/ipgs/da/da-perso/cecile-doubre/ (Université de Strasbourg) “The role of magma in distributing extensional deformation in Afar” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w2Ndbc5AoU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w2Ndbc5AoU
Sarah J. Oliva https://sse.tulane.edu/eens/academics/graduate/students/oliva (Tulane University) “Insights into fault‐magma interactions in an early‐stage continental rift” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PggVABj3_KM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PggVABj3_KM

Sascha Brune
Head of Geodynamic Modelling Section
GFZ Potsdam
Albert-Einstein-Straße 42-46
Building A 46, Room 202
14473 Potsdam, Germany