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Author Geological Society of America Penrose Conference (2006 : Lander, Wyo.)

Title When did plate tectonics begin on planet Earth? / edited by Kent C. Condie, Victoria Pease
Published Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 2008


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Description viii, 294 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Series Geological Society of America special paper ; 440
Special paper ; 440
Special papers (Geological Society of America) ; 440
Contents Review of the isotopic and trace element evidence for mantle and crustal processes in the Hadean and Archean / Steven B. Shirey ... [et al.] -- Trace element perspective on Archean crust formation and on the presence or absence of Archean subduction / Stephen Foley -- Overview of the lithological and geochemical characteristics of the Mesoarchean (ca. 3075 Ma) Invisaartog greenstone belt, southern West Greenland / Ali Polat ... [et al.] -- Stratigraphy, geochemistry, and depositional environments of Mesoarchean sedimentary units in western Surperior Province / Philip Fralick, Pete Hollings, and David King -- Characteristic thermal regimes of plate tectonics and their metamorphic imprint throughout earth history / Michael Brown -- Evidence for modern-style subduction to 3.1 Ga / D.A. Wyman, C. O'Neill and J.A. Ayer -- Effects of a warmer mantle on the charactistics of Archean passive margins / Andrew Hynes -- Tectonics of early Earth / Jeroen van Hunen ... [et al.] -- Late Archean Abitibi-Opatica terrane, Superior Province / Keith Benn and Jean-Fran̦c̦ois Moyen -- When did plate tectonics begin? / Victoria Pease ... [et al.] -- Seismic images of paleoproterozoic microplate boundaries in the Fennoscandian Shield / Annakaisa Korja and Pekka J. Heikkinen -- Plate tectonics on early earth? / David A.D. Evans and Sergei A. Pisarevsky -- Modern-style plate tectonics began in Neoproterozoic time / Robert J. Stern -- When did plate tectonics begin? / Kent C. Condie and Alfred Kröner
Notes Includes bibliographic references
Subject Plate tectonics -- History.
Earth (Planet) -- Crust.
Author Condie, Kent C.
Pease, Victoria.
LC no. 2008014665
ISBN 9780813724409 paperback