Conferences and Seminars
2010 AGU Meeting of the Americas
Rafain Hotel and Convention Center, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil 8th – 13th August 2010
We invite you to attend the Congress and to submit abstracts to the session:
OS11 Gravity-Driven Processes Along Continental Margins
Gravity tectonics and mass transports can efficiently affect large areas of continental margins, with major implications on their structural and stratigraphic evolution. During the last decades scientists have focused on these different modes of gravitational collapse, but important issues dealing with their mechanisms and structural or sedimentological characters remain poorly understood. In this thematic session we will focus on case or modellingbased studies to compare different aspects of gravity-driven processes, such as kinematics, sedimentological and geotechnical parameters, and the interactions between deposition and deformation.
Antonio Tadeu dos Reis– State Université of Rio de Janeiro-UERJ, Brazil, Email
Christian Gorini – Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, France, Email
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