KITP Miniprogram: The Nature And Dynamics of the Earth's Transition Zone:
A Multidisciplinary Approach (Jul 16 - Aug 4, 2006) Co-sponsored by CIDER and KITP Coordinators: Adam M. Dziewonski, Stanley Hart, Louise Kellogg, Barbara Romanowicz
T. Duffy (Princeton), A. Dziewonski (Harvard), J. Eiler (Caltech), S. Hart (WHOI),
M. Hirschmann (U. Minnesota), L. Kellogg (UC Davis), C.-T. Lee (Rice),
A. Levander (Rice), C. Lithgow-Bertelloni (U. Michigan), G. Masters (UCSD),
S. Mukhopadhyay (Harvard), B. Romanowicz (UC Berkeley), A. Sheehan (U. Colorado, Boulder),
L. Stixrude (U. Michigan), P. van Keken (U. Michigan)
Breakfast in Carrillo Commons
Lunch in DLG Commons (Bldg. 549)
Tutorial B or Research presentation
Dinner in Carrillo Commons
Speakers: Please lend your transparencies to the KITP staff members in the front office (Rm 1102) for scanning, or see us about file upload.
The first week of the workshop portion of the CIDER program overlaps the final week of the tutorial program. There was no formal agenda for this part of the program. Following the general discussion on friday, July 28th, four groups were formed to work on research projects related to the transition zone.
Group A: "Slabs in the transition zone". Participants : G. Leahy, V. Lekic, U. Manners, C. Reif, J. van Summeren, T-L. Tseng, M. Billen, W-P. Chen, A. Dziewonski
Group B: "Seismic Velocity gradients across the transition zone". Participants: F. Cammarano , C. Dalton , N. de Koker , F. Marone, A. Piazzoni, Y. Wang, B. Romanowicz
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Group E: " Mantle potential temperature". Participants:
Wednesday nights, the students organized a barbecue at GoletaBeachPark (July 26, area D and August 2, area A).
The presentations were in the KITP Auditorium.
During the afternoon slot on tuesday we had a general discussion of progress in the individual research projects.