2015 GeoPRISMS review


i. Foreword

ii. Table of Contents

iii. List of Acronyms

0. Executive Summary

1. GeoPRISMS as a Decadal Program

1.1 Introduction – GeoPRISMS objectives, goals and approach
1.2 GeoPRISMS history
1.3 Initiative structure and primary sites
1.4 Summary of funding and achievements since last review
1.5 Community building
1.6 Justification for a standalone program

2. Subduction Cycles and Deformation (SCD) Initiative

2.1 Original goals
2.2 Major accomplishments
2.2.1 Incoming plate and shallow forearc
2.2.2 The Seismogenic Zone
2.2.3 Slab processes
2.2.4 Mantle wedge and arc crust

2.3 Thematic studies
2.4 Summary of progress to date and future directions

3. Rift Initiation and Evolution (RIE) Initiative

3.1 Original Goals
3.2 Major accomplishments
3.2.1 East North American Margin
3.2.2 East African Rift System
3.2.3 Thematic studies

3.3 Summary of progress to date and future directions

4. Program Management

4.1 Funding and management structure
4.2 GeoPRISMS Office activities
4.3 Data management

5. Education and Outreach

5.1 Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP)
5.2 MARGINS mini-lessons
5.3 Student and Postdoc opportunities

6. Other Impacts

6.1 Building an interdisciplinary GeoPRISMS community
6.2 International collaborations
6.3 Relationship to facilities and other programs
6.4 Geohazards and GeoPRISMS
6.5 Energy and economic resources
6.6 Human resource development and outreach to local communities

7. Summary and Outlook