Communications

Scientific publications:

  • Westerweel, J., Roperch, P., Licht, A., Dupont-Nivet, G., Win, Z., Poblete, F., Ruffet, G., Swe, H.H., Thi, M.K., Aung, D.W. (2019). Burma Terrane part of the Trans-Tethyan arc during collision with India according to palaeomagnetic data. Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-019-0443-2
  • A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kaithy, P. Roperch, D. Park*, V. Littell*, J. Westerweel, D. Jones*, F. Poblete, Day Wa Aung, H. Huang, C. Hoorn, & Kyaing Sein (2018). Paleogene evolution of the Burmese forearc basin and implications for the history of India-Asia convergence. GSA Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1130/B35002.1. Available for download here.

 

Public outreach:

 

Presentations at conferences:

MAGIC mid-term meeting, Potsdam, Germany (September 2019)
  • J. Westerweel: Evolution of the Burmese forearc and its relation with the India-Asia collision (oral).
  • H. Huang: Research progress on palynological study in the Central Myanmar Basin (oral).
  • A. Licht: The Myanmar Paleoclimate and Geodynamic project (oral).
  • C. Hoorn: The Myanmar Amber project (oral)
Mary Gates 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Washington (May 2019)
  • A. Rusman. Determining the Age of the Irrawaddy River (Myanmar) Using Zircon Geochronology and Petrographic Analysis of River Sands (poster)
EUNOPS XIX –Annual Meeting of the European Network of Palm Scientists, Paris, France (May 2019).
  • H. Huang, R. Morley, A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, F. Grímsson, R. Zetter, J. Westerweel, Zaw Win, C. Hoorn. What can palm pollen tell us about abiotic changes in the late Eocene delta of the Central Myanmar Basin? (Oral).
GSA 2019 Cordilleran section Meeting, Portland, USA (May 2019)
  •  A. Licht, J. Westerweel, P. Roperch, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kaithy, T., Ugrai, F. Poblete, Day Wa Aung. The Burma Platelet in Southeast Asia; A Cenozoic analogue for the Baja-BC coastwise translations (oral).
EGU 2019 Meeting, Vienna, Austria (April 2019)
  • Westerweel J, Roperch P, Licht A, Dupont-Nivet G, Win Z, Poblete F, Huang H, Littell V, Swe H, Kai Thi M, Hoorn C, Wa Aung D. The Burma Terrane (Myanmar) as part of a Trans-Tethyan island arc: Evidence from paleomagnetism and geochronology (oral).
AGU 2018 Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA (December 2018)
  • A. Licht, J. Westerweel, P. Roperch, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kaithy, T., Ugrai, V. Littell, D. Park, D. Jones, F. Poblete, Day Wa Aung, H. Huang, C. Hoorn, & Kyaing Sein. Lateral translation of the Burma Platelet since the late Cretaceous: An Asian analogue for the Baja-BC hypothesis?  (oral).
HKT 2018 Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland (September 2018)
  • A. Licht, Dupont Nivet G, Win Z, Kaythi M, Swe H, Roperch P, Ugrai T, Littell V, Park D, Westerweel J, Jones D, Poblete F, Wa Aung D, Huang H, Hoorn C, Sein K . Cenozoic evolution of the Burmese subduction margin and implications for the history of India-Asia convergence (poster).
  • Dupont-Nivet G, Meijer N, Kaya M, Westerweel J, Tardif D, Barbolini N, Rohrmann A, Aminov J, Licht A, Poblete F, Roperch P, Hoorn C, Proust JN, Fluteau F, Donnadieu Y, Guillot S, Guo Z, Aung D. Paleogeographic and paleoenvironmental reconstructions of the India-Asia collision (oral).
  • Westerweel J, Roperch P, Licht A, Dupont-Nivet G, Win Z, Poblete F, Huang H, Littell V, Swe H, Kai Thi M, Hoorn C, Wa Aung D. First paleomagnetic constraints on the latitudinal displacement of the West Burma block (poster).

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EPPC 2018 Meeting, Dublin, Ireland (August 2018)

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  • H. Huang, A. Licht, R. Morley, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, J. Westerweel, V. Littell, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kaythi, Day WaAung, P. Roperch, F. Poblete, Kyaing Sein, P. Jardine, A. Philip, and C. Hoorn. Eocene – Oligocene palynology of the Central Myanmar Basin corroborates monsoonal conditions in south-east Asia (poster).
Castle 2018 meeting, Chęciny, Poland (June 2018)
  • J. Westerweel, P. Roperch, A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, F. Poblete, H. Huang, V. Littell, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kay Thi, Day Wa Aung. First Paleomagnetic Constraints on the Latitudinal Displacement of the West Burma Block (oral).
Mary Gates 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Washington (May 2018)
  • D. Jones (advised by A. Licht): Investigating Dramatic Climate Change in The mysterious sedimentary archives of Myanmar (poster).
  • D. Park (advised by A. Licht): The Enigmatic Geologic History of the Indo-Burman Ranges in Myanmar (poster).
MAGIC mid-term meeting, Potsdam, Germany (March 2018)
  • J. Westerweel: Northward latitudinal motion of the West Burma block since the mid-Cretaceous (oral).
  • H. Huang: Preliminary results of palynological study on Paleogene Kalewa section, Central Myanmar Basin (oral).
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GSA 2017 meeting, Seattle, USA (October 2017).
  • P. Roperch, A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, F. Poblete, Day Wa Aung, J. Westerveel, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kay Thi. First paleomagnetic constraints on the latitudinal displacement of the west Burma Block (oral).
  • A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, Virginia Littell, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kay Thi, Day Wa Aung, P. Roperch, F. Poblete, H. Huang, C. Hoorn, and Kyaing Sein. Onset of Indian oblique convergence along the Burmese subduction margin recorded in Upper Eocene sedimentary deposits of central Myanmar (Poster).
  • V. Littell, A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, A.J. Schauer, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kay Thi, Day Wa Aung, P. Roperch, F. Poblete, H. Huang, C. Hoorn, and Kyaing Sein. Paleoclimatic reconstruction of Late Eocene Myanmar via stable isotope proxies (Poster).
EGU 2017 Meeting, Vienna, Austria (April 2017)
  • G. Dupont-Nivet, A. Licht, A. Bernard, P. Roperch, Zaw Win, J.-.J Jaeger, Day Wa Aung, Myat Kaythi, Hnin Hnin Swe, & F. Poblete. Late Eocene Myanmar tectonics constrained by magnetostratigraphy of the Yaw Formation, Chidwin Basin, Kalewa (oral).