International Workshop: Ophiolites,

International Workshop: Ophiolites, Mantle Processes and Related Ore Deposits


This successful workshop was held on April 14th and 15th, 2014 in Beijing. It was organized by CARMA, together with the University of Hong Kong, Nanjing University, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), and the Guangzhou and Guiyang Institutes of Geochemistry and Chinese Academy of Sciences. International experts working on ophiolites and mantle processes from over ten countries including China, USA, UK, Canada, Japan, Russia, Germany, Albania and Egypt met to discuss current problems in the petrology, experimental studies, geochemistry and structural geology of ophiolites. The forty-one abstracts received for this workshop were published in the important academic conference papers database of China, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI http://epub.cnki.net/kns/brief/result.aspx?dbprefix=IPFD).


Director WANG Yan of the China Geology Survey introducing recent accomplishments of the organization and welcoming the participants from around the world


Prof. XU Zhiqin, Academician, Director of State Key Laboratory of Continental Tectonic and Dynamics, warmly welcoming the participant’s speech


Prof. Yildirim Dilek of Miami University, Ohio USA Vice President of IUGS and a member of CARMA, introducing the research plan of CARMA



Prof. Harry Green of University of California at Riverside, giving a speech and acting as chair of the Discussion Session of the workshop

Group photo of participants of the Workshop. There were over 300 attendees, including near 30 international delegates from over 10 countries. During the 2-day workshop 20 invited talks were followed by a half-day Discussion Session.