[CIG-ALL] GSA Session on Rifts, Rifted Margins, Backarcs, and Spreading Ridges

Dear Colleagues,

We welcome submissions to the GSA Topical session:
T46. Rifts, Rifted Margins, Backarcs, and Spreading Ridges: Understanding Extensional Processes across Tectonic Settings and Time Scales.
Geophysics/Geodynamics | Structural Geology | Geochemistry

The GSA online abstract submission system opens on June 1: https://community.geosociety.org/gsa2021/program/technical

Confirmed Invited Speakers & Topics:
Cynthia Ebinger (Tulane University): Testing rift linkage and plume models with new data from the Turkana Depression
Folarin Kolawole (BP America): How Do Continental Rifts Grow
James Biemiller (University of Texas at Austin): Linking tectonics/geology/geodesy to earthquake cycle models to better understand earthquake hazard potential in active rifts

Patricia Persaud (Louisiana State University)
Jolante van Wijk (Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico Tech)
Abah Omale (BP)
Jackson Borchardt (Rice University)

Endorsers: GSA Geophysics and Geodynamics Division; GSA Energy Geology Division

Submissions from early-career scientists are strongly encouraged.
We look forward to seeing you at the planned in-person meeting in Portland, Oregon in October!

Patricia, Jolante, Abah and Jackson