The 2018 field symposium will be held in NW China along the mighty Qilian Mountain. It will involve an 8-day field trip from Sunan to Dunhuang focusing on (1) the Lower Paleozoic Qilian Orogen, and (2) Cenozoic tectonics in relation to the uplift and expansion of the Tibet Plateau.
Dates: 25 August – 5 September 2018
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2017 ACTER Field Symposium – Tectonic Evolution and Granite Petrogenesis of the Lachlan Fold Belt, Eastern Australia
The third annual ACTER field symposium was held from 23rd – 29th October, 2017, throughout the Lachlan Fold Belt of regional New South Wales, Australia.
The 2016 ACTER annual field symposium, focusing on orogenesis during supercontinent cycles, was successfully held in Xi'an with a field excursion across the Qinling orogenic belt.
A CCFS-sponsored short course on the global climatic phenomenon known as Snowball Earth was held at Curtin University on 15 July, 2016. The seminars were recorded and are available to view online.
ACTER 2017 annual field symposium on Tectonics of the Lachlan fold belt and granite petrogenesis, southeastern Australia.
Co Director – Professor Zheng-Xiang Li (Australia)
Phone: +61 8 9266 2453
Co Director – Professor Rixiang Zhu (China)
Phone: +86 10 8299 8201
Administrative Assistant – Dr Weihua Yao (Australia)
Phone: +61 8 9266 5155
Administrative Assistant – Mr. Peng Ye (China)
Phone: +86 10 8299 8240
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