STAR Consortium Meeting 2014

The date for this years annual STAR consortium meeting will take place on Tuesday 2nd September 2014.  The day will include a series of presentations and discussions regarding the research activities of the Fault Dynamics Research Group.  Please contact Prof. Ken McClay ( or Dr. James Hammerstein ( if you have any questions.

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Provisional Programme:

Time Talk Speaker
9.30 Review of the STAR research programme 2014
Key research themes – passive & active margins, deepwater fold belts, & thick to thin skinned fold & thrust systems
Ken McClay
10.15 The role of fault geometry & mechanical anisotropies during the inversion of extensional fault-propagation folds in sandbox models & natural examples Oriol Ferrer
10.40-11.10 Coffee, Tea & Posters
11.10 Analogue models of gravity-driven deformation in the western Otway basin, South Australia Nicolas Sellier
11.35 2D  mechanical models of Sub-Andean fold and thrust belts Hodei Uzkeda
12.00 Petrel workflows for 3D reconstruction of sandbox models – analogues for seismic interpretation James Hammerstein
12.25-13.30 Lunch and Posters
13.30 Structural evolution of the Anayet Stephano-Permian basin (central Pyrenees) Lidia Rodriguez-Mendez
13.55 Seismic imaging of fluid escape & volcanics in passive margins Nicola Scarselli
14.20 Identification of active faults within diffuse plate boundary zones Ian Watkinson
14.45-15.15 Coffee, Tea & Posters
15.15 Tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the Ceduna sub-basin, southern margin of Australia Basim Mohamed
15.40 Tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the Dampier sub-basin and Rankin platform, NW Shelf of Australia Hongdan Deng
16.05 Structural styles in shale-detached deepwater fold belts Javier Tamara
16.30 Discussion/Business Meeting