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Department of Earth Sciences at USC

University of Southern California

Géosciences Rennes

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gerault(at)usc.edu

Papers

2012

M. Gérault, Becker, T. W., Kaus, B. J. K., Faccenna, L., Moresi, L. N. and Husson, L.: The role of slabs and oceanic plate geometry in the net rotation of the lithosphere, trench motions, and slab return flow, Geochem., Geophys., Geosys., 13, Q04001, doi:10.1029/2011GC003934, 2012.

2011

J. W. Crowley, Gérault, M. and O'Connell, R. J. : On the relative influence of heat and water transport on planetary dynamics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 310, 380-388, 2011.

Abstracts

2012

M. Gérault, L. Husson, R. Jugand, T. Becker, J. Martinod, B. Guillaume, B. Avdeev. Dynamic uplift and subsidence in the Central Andes associated with flat-slab subduction, Abstract T21E-2630 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, 3-7 Dec.

2011

M. Gérault, B. Avdeev, T. W. Becker. G. Humphreys, L. Husson. The Role of Slab Return Flow Associated with Flat Slab Subduction in Driving the Laramide Orogeny, Abstract T13B-2382 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, 5-9 Dec.

M. Gérault, J. W. Crowley, T. Höink, T. W. Becker, A. J. Schaeffer, P. H. Barry, M. Hirschmann, S. Hier-Majumder, R. J. O'Connell. Influence of the Deep Water Cycle on the Earth's Dynamics, Gordon Research Seminar & Gordon Research Conference "Interior of the Earth", June 2011.

2010

M. Gérault, T. W. Becker, B. J. P. Kaus, C. Faccenna and L. N. Moresi. Net rotation of the lithosphere induced by slabs, plate geometry, and keels, GP24A-06, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, December 2010.

T. W. Becker, J. W. Crowley, M. Gérault, T. Höink, A. J. Schaeffer, P. H. Barry, J. Frost, J. Girard, M. Nunez-Valdez, M. Hirschmann, S. Hier-Majumder, R. J. O'Connell. Deep water cycle: its role in Earth's thermal evolution and plate tectonics, U43B-06, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, December 2010.

M. Gérault, T. W. Becker, B. J. P. Kaus, C. Faccenna and L. N. Moresi. Net rotation of the lithosphere induced by slabs, plate geometry, and keels. GeoMod 2010, Lisbon, 27-29 September 2010.

M. Gérault, T. W. Becker, B. J. P. Kaus, C. Faccenna and L. N. Moresi. Influence of Continental Keels, Oceanic Ridges, and Subducting Slabs on the Lateral Drift of the Lithosphere (2010), Eos Trans. AGU, 91(26), Jt. Assem. Suppl., abstract T43A-08. Foz do Iguaçu, August 2010.

M. Gérault, T. W. Becker, B. J. P. Kaus, C. Faccenna and L. N. Moresi. Net rotation of the lithosphere induced by slabs, plate geometry, and keels. GLADE 2010: from grain to global tectonics, La Jolla, July 2010.

M. Gérault, T. W. Becker, B. J. P. Kaus, C. Faccenna and L. N. Moresi. Net rotation of the lithosphere induced by slabs, plate geometry, and keels. CIDER 2010, Santa Barbara, July 2010.

M. Gérault, T. W. Becker, B. Kaus and C. Faccenna. Influence of subduction zones, oceanic ridges, and continental keels on the net rotation of the lithosphere, 2nd GPSS Poster Symposium, University of Southern California, April 2010.

2009

M. Gérault, T. W. Becker, B. J. P. Kaus. The role of slabs, keels, and the asthenosphere in global plate dynamics, 11th International Workshop on Modeling of Mantle Convection and Lithospheric Dynamics, Braunwald, June 2009.

M. Gérault, T. W. Becker, B. J. P. Kaus and C. Faccenna. Influence of plate geometry, slabs, and viscosity structure on local and global surface motions, DI41A-1782, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, December 2009.

A. Ghosh, T. W. Becker, G. Humphreys and M. Gérault. Dynamics of western North America, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, December 2009.

2008

M. Gérault, A. Ghosh, T. W. Becker and G. Humphreys. How lateral viscosity variations control the dynamics of western North America, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, December 2008.

M. Gérault, L. Husson and G. Choblet (2008) Feedback of Crustal Buoyancy on Mantle Flow and Global Plate Motion, Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica ed Applicata, 49, supplement 2, 153-156.