Global plate boundary evolution and kinematics since the late Paleozoic

@article{Matthews2016GlobalPB,
  title={Global plate boundary evolution and kinematics since the late Paleozoic},
  author={K. Matthews and Kayla T. Maloney and S. Zahirovic and Simon Williams and M. Seton and R. M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Global and Planetary Change},
  year={2016},
  volume={146},
  pages={226-250}
}
Abstract Many aspects of deep-time Earth System models, including mantle convection, paleoclimatology, paleobiogeography and the deep Earth carbon cycle, require high-resolution plate motion models that include the evolution of the mosaic of plate boundaries through time. We present the first continuous late Paleozoic to present-day global plate model with evolving plate boundaries, building on and extending two previously published models for the late Paleozoic (410–250 Ma) and Mesozoic… Expand
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