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  Oral Programme - US2 Geosciences in Africa (co-listed in GD)

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Convener: Ludden, J.
Co-Convener: Muhongo, S., Ledru, P., de Wit, M.

Friday, 7 April 2006

Lecture Room: Lecture Room D

Chairperson: LUDDEN, J.; DE WIT, M.; LEDRU, P.; MUHONGO, S.

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8:30 - 8:45
EGU06-A-11076;  US2-1FR1O-001
Ludden, J.; Ledru, P.; Muhongo, S.; de Wit, M.
Geosciences in Africa (solicited)

8:45 - 9:15
EGU06-A-11077;  US2-1FR1O-002
de Wit, M.J.
The African Plate: tapping 4 billion years of geodynamics and Earth system evolution (solicited)

9:15 - 9:30
EGU06-A-11078;  US2-1FR1O-003
Furnes, H.; Banerjee, N.R.; Staudigel, H.; Muehlenbachs, K.; de Wit, M.; Van Kranendonk, M.
Earth's oldest microbial biomarkers in pillow lavas: a new geological setting in the search for early life (solicited)

9:30 - 9:45
EGU06-A-11079;  US2-1FR1O-004
Westall, F.; Walsh, M.
Early Life on Earth: 3.5-3.3 Ga microbial remains from South Africa (solicited)

9:45 - 10:00
EGU06-A-11080;  US2-1FR1O-005
Brunet, M.
In Chad, Central Africa: on the track of a new paradigm for the cradle of mankind (solicited)


Chairperson: LUDDEN, J.; DE WIT, M.; LEDRU, P. MUHONGO, S.

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10:30 - 10:45
EGU06-A-11081;  US2-1FR2O-001
Dirks, P.H.; Nyblade, A.
AFRICAARRAY: Building Geophysics Capacity in Africa (solicited)

10:45 - 11:00
EGU06-A-11082;  US2-1FR2O-002
Hart, R.J.; Muundjua, M.; Gilder, S.; Carporzen, L.; Galdeano, A.
Magnetic Imaging of the Geology Exposed in the Basement Rocks of the Vredefort Impact Crater, South Africa (solicited)

11:00 - 11:15
EGU06-A-11012;  US2-1FR2O-003
Mandea, M.
Changing magnetic field across Southern Africa: onset of a reversal?

11:15 - 11:30
EGU06-A-10907;  US2-1FR2O-004
Truffert, C.; Ledru, P.; Martelet, G.; Perrin, J.; Becker, T.
Use of airborne gamma-ray dataset for deciphering the crustal evolution of the circum-Atlantic Precambrian provinces in Africa and South America

11:30 - 11:45
EGU06-A-11084;  US2-1FR2O-005
Brown, R.; Raab, M.; Gallagher, K.
Geodynamics, geomorphology and denudation rates across Africa (solicited)

11:45 - 12:00
EGU06-A-06658;  US2-1FR2O-006
Guillou-Frottier, L.; Burov, E.
Wavelet analyses of surface topographyin east Africa : the mantle plume signatures


Chairperson: LUDDEN, J.; DE WIT, M.; LEDRU, P. MUHONGO, S.

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13:30 - 13:45
EGU06-A-11085;  US2-1FR3O-001
Muhongo, S.
Capacity Building in Earth Sciences in Africa: An Energie for Accelrated Economic Growth in the Continent (solicited)

13:45 - 14:00
EGU06-A-11086;  US2-1FR3O-002
Toteu, S.F.; Yongue Fouateu, R.; Penaye, J.; Tchakounte, J.; Seme Mouangue, A.C.; Van Schmus, W.R.; Deloule, E.; Stendal, H.
U-Pb dating of plutonic rocks involved in the nappe tectonics in southern Cameroon: Consequence for the Pan-Africa orogenic evolution of the Central Africa Fold Belt (solicited)

14:00 - 14:15
EGU06-A-02019;  US2-1FR3O-003
Pitfield, P.; Bauer, W.; Schofield, D.; Kusky, T.; Randriamananjara, T.
Reappraisal of the geology and structural evolution of the Precambrian basement in north and east-central Madagascar

14:15 - 14:30
EGU06-A-04033;  US2-1FR3O-004
Tenczer, V.; Hauzenberger, C.; Fritz, H.; Wallbrecher, E.; Muhongo, S.; Mogessie, A.; Hoinkes, G.; Oberwalder, S.; Bauernhofer, A.
Geological Thematic Maps: A tool for a better understanding of geodynamic processes Case study of the East African Orogen in Tanzania

14:30 - 14:45
EGU06-A-04045;  US2-1FR3O-005
Fritz, H.; Tenczer, V.; Hauzenberger, Ch.; Wallbrecher, E.; Muhongo, S.; Hoinkes, G.; Mogessie, A.; Oberwalder, S.; Bauernhofer, A.
Thematic Geological Maps of East African Mobile Belts: Research enhancement and capacity building in geosciences.

14:45 - 15:00
EGU06-A-06049;  US2-1FR3O-006
Bingen, B.; NGU-BGS-DNG team
Crustal architecture in Northern Mozambique: results from a regional bedrock mapping project

15:00 - 15:15
EGU06-A-06273;  US2-1FR3O-007
Luttinen, A.; Vuori, S.
Ongoing geological mapping and research in northwestern, central and southern Mozambique


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