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Environmental Science
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EESA06H3
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Nick Eyles

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EESA LEC 9 NOTES: The Future of Planet Earth Todays lecture: Future of the earth A new supercontinent in 200 million years time Alpine-himalayan orogeny = building process of the next supercontinent called Pangea 2 using process called Obduction involcing earthquakes that causes plates to collide Obduction processes have been important in the last 3 billion yrs, it is the way we have grown continents Subduction= destroying crust mostly, obduction = colliding crust together to create larger land mass Destruction of the tethys ocean Climate change = tectonic process can change climates on much longer timescales, geology of Canada would be much diff. if it werent for
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