Back to the future II: tidal evolution of four supercontinent scenarios

  title={Back to the future II: tidal evolution of four supercontinent scenarios},
  author={Hannah Sophia Davies and J. A. Mattias Green and Jo{\~a}o C. Duarte},
  journal={Earth System Dynamics Discussions},
Abstract. The Earth is currently 180 Myr into a supercontinent cycle that began with the break-up of Pangaea and which will end around 200–250 Myr (million years) in the future, as the next supercontinent forms. As the continents move around the planet they change the geometry of ocean basins, and thereby modify their resonant properties. In doing so, oceans move through tidal resonance, causing the global tides to be profoundly affected. Here, we use a dedicated and established global tidal… 
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