News & Updates

2015

 

 

  • Our one-day CD-CAT workshop will be held in San Francisco on December 13.

 

  • A new CD-CAT publication was accepted for publication:

 

New kinematic and geochronologic evidence for the Quaternary evolution of the Central Anatolian Fault Zone (CAFZ)

Mark Higgins, Lindsay M. Schoenbohm, Gilles Brocard, Nuretdin Kaymakci, John C. Gosse, Michael A. Cosca

Tectonics (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015TC003864

 

  • CD-CAT contributions to the 2015 EGU General Assembly in Vienna (Austria):

 

Côme Lefebvre, Stuart N. Thomson, Peter W. Reiners, Donna L. Whitney, and Christian Teyssier, EGU2015-7623, Thermochronologic evaluation of the Arabia-Anatolia collision: new results from Apatite (U-Th)He and Fission Track

 

Maud J.M. Meijers, Andreas Mulch, Gilles Y. Brocard, and Donna L. Whitney, EGU2015-7239, Rain shadow development and paleoenvironmental change in the southern Central Anatolian Plateau

 

Bülent Tokay and Côme Lefebvre, EGU2015-10308, Structural and Kinematic Analysis of a Transpressional Basin in Central Anatolia: Çiçekdağ Basin

 

 

2014

 

 

  • December 2014: Neil Krystopowicz defended his MASc thesis entitled 'Constraining deformation, uplift, and activity along the Tuz Golu fault zone, Central Anatolia, Turkey'. Neil's research was carried out under the supervision of Lindsay Schoenbohm at the university of Toronto.

 

  • The links to abstracts of CD-CAT reserachers that presented their work at the AGU Fall Meeting 2014 in San Francisco:

 

Russell, J., Beck, S., Türkelli., N., Kalafat, D., Özacar, A., Sandvol, E., S13D-4492: Earthquake Detection Near the Central Anatolian Fault Zone Using Continuous Data from the CD-CAT Experiment

 

Schoenbohm, L., Tokay, B., Krystopowicz, N., Higgins, M., Rojay, B., Brocard, G., T31B-4594: Oblique Deformation in Central Turkey: Fault Interaction and River Incision at the Intersection of the Tuz Gölü and Central Anatolian Fault Zones

 

Higgins, M., Schoenbohm, L., T31B-4596: New kinematic and geochronologic evidence for the Quaternary evolution of the Central Anatolian Fault Zone (CAFZ)

 

Krystopowicz, N., Schoenbohm, L., T34A-06: Constraining Deformation History and Activity Along the Tuz Gölü Fault Zone: Implications for Uplift in the Interior of the Central Anatolian Plateau

 

 

  • Our one-day CD-CAT workshop will be held in San Francisco on December 14.

 

 

  • August 2014: Mark Higgins defended his MASc thesis at the University of Toronto (supervised by Lindsay Schoenbohm), entitled 'New Kinematic and Geochronologic Evidence for the Quaternary Evolution of the Central Anatolian Fault Zone (CAFZ)'.

 

 

  • The CD-CAT workshop in Turkey (Avanos) will be held from May 28-30 with 34 participants!

 

 

  • January 2014: Patrick Maloney succesfully defended his MSc thesis entitled 'Melting conditions of basaltic volcanism from collision to escape in the Central Anatolian Volcanic Province, central Turkey'. The thesis was carried out within the CD-CAT framework under the supervision of Mary Reid at Northern Arizona University.

 

 

2013

 

 

  • A brand new CAT-publication:

 

Tectonic burial and exhumation cycles tracked by muscovite and K-feldspar 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology in a strike-slip fault zone, central Turkey

Lauren Idleman, Michael A. Cosca, Matthew T. Heizler, Stuart N. Thomson, Christian Teyssier and Donna L. Whitney

Tectonophysics 612–613 (2014) 134–146http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.12.003

 

 

  • CD-CAT is at the AGU Fall Meeting 2013! Here is the schedule and the links to the abstracts:

 

TUESDAY PM

302 (Moscone South)

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM

T24B-03. Structure and Dynamics of the Eastern Mediterranean Upper Mantle: Results from Shear-wave Splitting and Seismic Tomography (Invited).

Cemal B. Biryol; Susan L. Beck; George Zandt; Atilla A. Ozacar

 

WEDNESDAY AM

8:00 AM - 12:20 PM; Hall A-C (Moscone South)

V31A-2686. Melting Conditions of Basaltic Volcanism from Collision to Escape in the Central Anatolian Volcanic Province.

Patrick M. Maloney; Mary R. Reid; Michael A. Cosca; Gonca Gencalioglu Kuscu

T31E-2561. Shear wave velocity structure of the Anatolian Plate and surrounding regions using Ambient Noise Tomography.
Jonathan R. Delph; Susan L. Beck; George Zandt; Cemal B. Biryol; Kevin M. Ward

 

THURSDAY AM

300 (Moscone South)

11:44 AM – 11:56 AM

GP42A-08. Magnetostratigraphy and stable isotope geochemistry of upper Paleogene-Neogene basin sediments as tools for reconstructing the paleotopography and paleoenvironment of the Anatolian Plateau.

Maud J.M. Meijers; Andreas Mulch; Tamás Mikes; Nuretdin Kaymakci; Gilles Y. Brocard; Murat Ozkaptan; Côme Lefebvre; Noah Keller; Donna L. Whitney

 

8:00 AM - 12:20 PM; Hall A-C (Moscone South)

T41B-2572. The Gürün Curl, SE Turkey: a potential link from crustal tectonics to mantle dynamics in the Arabia-Eurasia collision-escape zone.

Côme Lefebvre; Paul J. Umhoefer; Nuretdin Kaymakci, Maud J.M. Meijers; Christian P. Teyssier; Donna L. Whitney; Mary R. Reid; Gonca Gencalioglu Kuscu; Michael A. Cosca; Gilles Y. Brocard; Bora F. Rojay

T41B-2570. Tectonic Geomorphology and 36Cl geochronology of the Camardi Alluvial Fan Complex, Central Anatolia: Implications for Neotectonic Activity of the Central Anatolian Fault Zone (CAFZ).

Mark Higgins; Lindsay M. Schoenbohm; John C. Gosse

T41B-2573. Constraining deformation history and recent activity along the Tuz Gölü fault zone, Central Anatolia, Turkey.

Neil J. Krystopowicz; Lindsay M. Schoenbohm; Michael A. Cosca

 

THURSDAY PM

302 (Moscone South)

3:10 PM – 3:25 PM

T43H-07. Effects of Arabia-Eurasia Collision on Strike-slip Faults in Central Anatolia?

Donna L. Whitney; Côme Lefebvre; Stuart N. Thomson; Lauren Idleman; Michael A. Cosca; Nuretdin Kaymakci; Christian P. Teyssier; Paul J. Umhoefer

5:00 PM – 5:15 PM

T44C-05. Flow of deep crust in orogens, associated surface dynamics, and the stabilization of continents.

Christian P. Teyssier; Donna L. Whitney; Andreas Mulch; Patrice F. Rey

 

FRIDAY PM

1:40 PM - 6:00 PM; Hall A-C (Moscone South)

EP53A-0765. Linear diffusion model dating of cinder cones in Central Anatolia, Turkey

Luke G. O'Sadnick; Mary R. Reid; Michael L. Cline; Michael A. Cosca; Gonca Kuscu

 

 

  • May 2013: Lauren Idleman succesfully finished her MSc thesis entitled 'Burial and exhumation cycles tracked by 40Ar/39Ar and apatite (U-Th)/He thermochronology in a strike-slip fault zone, central Turkey' within the CD-CAT framework. Lauren finished her thesis at the University of Minnesota under the supervision of Donna Whitney and Christian Teyssier.

 

 

2012

 

 

  • Donna Whitney will give a CD-CAT talk at the fall 2012 AGU meeting in San Francisco. You can find the abstract here.

 

 

  • The 2012 CD-CAT workshop took place from 6-8 June in Uçhisar (Cappadocia), Turkey, with 34 participants.

 

 

2011

 

 

  • The PhD thesis of C.J.C. Lefebvre, CD-CAT postdoc at the University of Minnesota, is available online. Lefebvre did his PhD at Utrecht, with a thesis title of "The tectonics of the Central Anatolian crystalline complex: a structural, metamorphic and paleomagnetic study" (2011). The thesis was supervised by R.L. M. Vissers, and co-supervised by D.J.J. van Hinsbergen and N. Kaymakci.