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Implications of continental drift to the earth sciences. NATO Advanced Study Institute, April 1972, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Author: D H Tarling; S K Runcorn
Publisher: London, New York, Academic Press, 1973.
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NATO Advanced Study Institute (1972 : University of Newcastle upon Tyne).
Implications of continental drift to the earth sciences.
London, New York, Academic Press, 1973
(OCoLC)645906911
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D H Tarling; S K Runcorn
ISBN: 0126837015 9780126837018
OCLC Number: 695089
Description: 2 volumes illustrations 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. Drift of the Canadian Shield / J.A. Donaldson [and others] --
Geological interpretation of palaeomagnetic results from the African Precambrian / J.D.A. Piper --
Precambrian polar wander and continental drift of Africa and North America : some comments / A. Brock --
Palaeomagnetic evidence for a proto-Atlantic Ocean / E.A. Hailwood and D.H. Tarling --
On the arrangement of the landmasses and the configuration of the geomagnetic field during the Phanerozoic / K.M. Creer --
Palaeomagnetic results from Eurasia / M.W. McElhinny --
Palaeomagnetic data from the southernmost Andes and the Antarctandes / I.W.D. Dalziel [and others] --
The India-Pakistan subcontinent and the Gondwana reconstructions based on palaeomagnetic results / H. Wensink --
Inferences from recent Indian palaeomagnetic results about the northern margin of the Indian plate and the tectonic evolution of the Himalayas / R.N. Athavale --
Late Palaeozoic and Triassic palaeomagnetism and the opening of the North Atlantic / E.R. Deutsch and G.S. Murthy --
Palaeomagnetism in the Mediterranean area / J.D.A. Zijderveld and R. Van Der Voo --
Sea-floor spreading and the origin of the Arctic Ocean basin / Ned A. Ostenso --
The evolution of the Atlantic north of the Faeroe Islands / M.H.P. Bott --
The evolution of the North Atlantic Ocean / J.R. Heirtzler --
Plate tectonic model of the opening of the Atlantic Ocean south of the Azores / Jean Francheteau --
The structure and evolution of the Indian Ocean / A.S. Laughton, J.G. Sclater and D.P. McKenzie --
Studies of sea-floor spreading and plate movements in the Pacific Basin / Tanya Atwater --
Analysis of past faunal distributions / C.P. Hughes --
Kurten's theory of ordinal variety and the number of the continents / A.J. Charig --
Evolutionary pulsations : evidence from Phanerozic diversity patterns / Karl W. Flessa and John Imbrie --
Provinciality, diversity and extinction of Mesozoic marine invertebrates in relation to plate movements / A. Hallam --
Sweepstakes, filters, corridors, Noah's arks, and beached Viking funeral ships and palaeogeography / Malcolm C. McKenna --
Contemporary biotas and the separation sequence of the southern continents / Allen Keast --
Vertebrates and continental connections : an introduction / Alfred Sherwood Romer --
Devonian fish / T.S. Westoll --
Geographical variation in the tetrapod faunas of the Upper Carboniferous and Lower Permian / A.R. Milner and A.L. Panchen --
The distribution of Triassic terrestrial tetrapod families / C.B. Cox --
Vertebrate evolution and biogeography in the Old World tropics : implications of continental drift and palaeoclimatology / Joel Cracraft --
Continental drift and the distributions of fossil reptiles / Edwin H. Colbert --
The enigmatic Glossopteris flora and uniformitarianism / Edna P. Plumstead --
Growth rings in fossil woods as evidence of past climates / William G. Chaloner and G.T. Creber --
Continental drift and plant distribution / R. Melville --
The primary cause of ice-ages / Martin Schwarzbach --
Palaeoclimatology and continental drift / Pamela Lamplugh Robinson --
The early climatic history of the earth and the implications of 'plate tectonics' in the context of organic evolution / H. Termier and G. Termier --
Have there been major changes in the earth's axis of rotation through time? / F. Ahmad --
Glaciation and plate migration / Rhodes W. Fairbridge --
Causes and consequences of drift in the South Atlantic / R.G. Douglas, M. Moullade and A.E.M. Nairn --
Palaeogene continental positions and evolution of climate / Lawrence A. Frakes and Elizabeth M. Kemp --
Sea-floor spreading and continental ore deposits / J.B. Wright and Patricia McCurry --
Some aspects of the relations between continental drift and metallogenic provinces / W.E. Petrascheck --
Metallogeny possibly related to continental break-up in southwest Scandinavia / F.M. Vokes --
Base-metal mineralization in Ireland and Scotland and the formation of Rockall Trough / M.J. Russell --
The implications of continental drift for the petroleum prospects of West Greenland / G. Henderson --
Coal, climate and global tectonics / James M. Schopf. v. 2. The geology of constructive plate margins / J.D.A. Piper --
History and mode of crustal evolution in the Icelandic sector of the mid-Atlantic ridge / J.D.A. Piper --
Limited lithosphere separation as a main cause of continental basins, continental growth and epeirogeny / M.F. Osmaston --
Shelf subsidence in relation to the evolution of young continental margins / M.H.P. Bott --
Crustal thinning on Atlantic continental margins : evidence from older margins / N.H. Sleep --
Early events in the opening of the North Atlantic / P.R. Vogt --
Non-collision tectogenesis in western North America / P.J. Coney --
Vertical movements and horizontal translation of the lithosphere / H. Faure --
Uplift, rifting and the break-up of Africa / K. Burke and A.J. Whiteman --
The East African rift system / B.W. Darracott [and others] --
Crustal deformation rate and the evolution of the Ethiopian rift / P.A. Mohr --
Structures of the Afar floor (Ethiopia) / R. Black --
The Red Sea depression : causes and consequences / I.G. Gass --
Response of deep-sea sediments to changes in physical oceanography resulting from separation of Australia and Antarctica / N.D. Watkins and J.P. Kennett --
The argument for a southern Uratlantic / A.E.M. Nairn --
Cretaceous history of the South Atlantic Ocean / R.A. Reyment --
Structural deduction of the initial age of the Atlantic rift systems / P.J. Burek --
Continental fragmentation and ocean floor evolution during the past 200 m.y. / F.J. Vine --
Closing of the Carboniferous sea in western Europe / G.A.L. Johnson --
An improved reconstruction of Gondwanaland / L.C. King --
Morphologic fits of North America/Africa and Gondwana : a review / R.S. Dietz --
East African evidence of the palaeoposition of Madagascar / P.E. Kent --
Tectonics of the Indonesian region / W. Hamilton --
The recognition of former subduction zones in Southeast Asia / N.S. Haile --
The application of plate tectonics to the Mediterranean region / W. Alvarez --
Earth evolution in the Transantarctic Mountains and West Antarctica / E. Stump --
The North Greenland fold belt : a clue to the history of the Arctic Ocean Basin and the Nares Strait lineament / P.R. Dawes --
The continental margin of Tanzania P.E. Kent --
The earmarks of subduction / W.M. Cady --
Plate tectonic significance of Alpine peridotite types / E.M. Moores --
The so-called Tethyan ophiolites / A.G. Smith --
Preliminary magnetic study of Newfoundland ophiolites, indicating the presence of native iron / E.R. Deutsch and K.V. Rao --
Polar wandering and continental drift / S.K. Runcorn --
Geochemistry of continental growth / P. Jakes --
Tectonic evolution of the continental crust of Australia / R.W.R. Rutland --
An outline of Precambrian plate development / K. Burke and J. Dewey --
Plate tectonics and evolution of Precambrian crust / A.M. Goodwin --
Some changes in continental structure since early Precambrian time / J. Sutton --
On the origin of 450 ± 200 m.y. orogenic belts / P.M. Hurley --
Correlation of structures across Precambrian orogenic belts in Africa / R.M. Shackleton --
Martian, lunar, and terrestrial crusts : a 3-dimensional exercise in comparative geophysics / R.A. Wells --
Continents adrift : new orthodoxy or persuasive joker? / R.S. Dietz and J.C. Holden.
Responsibility: Edited by D.H. Tarling and S.K. Runcorn.

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