European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2013
TS10.3: The Tethyan Heart and Sole of Pangea
Convener: Daniel Pastor-Galán; Co-Conveners: J. Brendan Murphy , Stephen Johnston
Orals: Fri, 12 Apr, 08:30–12:00 / Room B13, Posters: Attendance Thu, 11 Apr, 17:30–19:00 / Blue Posters
Amalgamation and dispersal of supercontinents have had a profound effect on the evolution of the Earths crust, atmosphere, climate, and life. Many geoscientists agree that amalgamation of supercontinents occurred in repeated cycles, however the mechanisms responsible for these cycles are controversial.