The ACTER 2017 annual field symposium will be held in the Lachlan fold belt of eastern Australia. It will involve an introductory session on the tectonic evolution of the Lachlan fold belt and a six-day field excursion.
Dates: 23 – 29 October 2017
Major targets of the field excursion include:
- Tectonic evolution of the Lachlan Fold Belt (Cambrian- Permian).
- Back-arc tectonic switching.
- Petrogenesis of I-, S- and A-type granites: how the concept started and evolved, relation to tectonic evolution of the Lachlan Orogen and significance to continental growth.
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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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