The Evolution of Earth’s Tectonic Plates over the Past Billion Years


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8 Feb 2021

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Researchers released a new model of Earth’s tectonic plates evolution over the last billion years.


Dr Andrew Merdith/University of Lyon
Extending full-plate tectonic models into deep time: Linking the Neoproterozoic and the Phanerozoic
Andrew S. Merdith, Simon E.Williams, Alan S.Collins, Michael G.Tetley, Jacob A.Mulder, Morgan L.Blades, AlexanderYoung, Sheree E. Armistead, JohnCannon, Sabin Zahirovic, R. Dietmar Müller
Earth-Science Reviews DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103477
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