Dynamics of the Ocean Floor

14th Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks


Programme update (March 15, 2012)

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The 14th Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks (TSK 14) will be held in Kiel (Germany) from March 28th-30th, 2012. The symposium is jointly organized by GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Institute of Geosciences of the Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel. It will be accompanied by pre-symposium workshops and a post-symposium field trip. 


General information

Symposium languages are English and German.

Abstracts for oral and poster contributions are invited in all topics related to Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks. We specifically welcome contributions to the following sessions and workshops:

  1. subduction zones and collisional orogens 
  2. metamorphism, deformation and geochronology 
  3. fabrics, rheology and deformation mechanisms 
  4. rifting, spreading and transform faults 
  5. brittle deformation, neotectonics and earthquake processes 
  6. pluton emplacement, volcanotectonics und impact geology 
  7. open topics

Keynote presentations will be given on these topics. 


Further information and deadlines

  • Registration and abstract submission open from December 1st, 2011 
  • deadline for abstract submission:  January 27th, 2012 
  • deadline for workshop and field trip registration:  January 27th, 2012 
  • deadline for registration and total payment:  January 27th, 2012 
  • notification of acceptance for contributions:  February 10th, 2012 
  • final circular and programme:  February 22nd, 2012


Organizing committee:

Michael Stipp, Jan Behrmann, Christian Berndt (GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel)
Volker Schenk, Klaus Ullemeyer (Institute of Geosciences, Kiel University)
Martina Ikert (GEOMAR, secretary)


Please check this page occasionally for updates!


Second circular


email:  TSK14(at)geomar.de


Organizing Committee: 

Dr. Michael Stipp (GEOMAR)

Prof. Dr. Christian Berndt (GEOMAR)

Prof. Dr. Jan Behrmann (GEOMAR)

Prof. Dr. Volker Schenk (Institute of Geosciences)

Dr. Klaus Ullemeyer (Institute of Geosciences)


Martina Ikert (GEOMAR, secretary)

GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Wischhofstr. 1-3
24148 Kiel
Phone: +49 (0)431 600-2271
Fax: +49 (0)431 600-2922




Field trip

Registration & fees



Accomodation & travelling

The TSK14 symposium is supported by