Dynamics of Mid-Palaeocene North Atlantic rifting linked with European intra-plate deformations

@article{Nielsen2007DynamicsOM,
  title={Dynamics of Mid-Palaeocene North Atlantic rifting linked with European intra-plate deformations},
  author={S{\o}ren Bom Nielsen and Randell Stephenson and Erik Thomsen},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2007},
  volume={450},
  pages={1071-1074}
}
The process of continental break-up provides a large-scale experiment that can be used to test causal relations between plate tectonics and the dynamics of the Earth’s deep mantle. Detailed diagnostic information on the timing and dynamics of such events, which are not resolved by plate kinematic reconstructions, can be obtained from the response of the interior of adjacent continental plates to stress changes generated by plate boundary processes. Here we demonstrate a causal relationship… 

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