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Supercontinents: Earth’s Radical Story of Birth and Destruction

Dr. Damian Nance

Gondwana. Rodinia. Nuna. Kenorland. Vaalbara. They sound like other worlds. They likely represent the past of this world. The introduction of plate tectonics 45 years ago was one of the scientific revelations of the 20th century. German meteorologist Alfred Wegener is given credit for hypothesizing in 1912 that today’s continents […]

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March 26, 2014 at 2:15 pmNews Research

Nance Article Named Among Top in 25 Years of Gondwana Research

Dr. R. Damian Nance’s article “The supercontinent cycle: A retrospective essay” was named one of 25 papers in a virtual special issues celebrating the 25-year history of Gondwana Research. Nance is Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. Gondwana Research is an international journal aimed to promote high quality […]

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March 20, 2014 at 11:16 amResearch

Nance Presentation: Does Canadian Meguma Terrane Extend Into Southern Britain?

Ohio University faculty made an impact with 23 presentations at the Geological Society of America’s 125th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Exposition Oct. 27–30 in Denver. Erica Neace, Dr. R. Damian Nance, James Briad, Brendan Murphy, Nicolle Dupius, & Robin Shail presented on DOES THE MEGUMA TERRANE EXTEND INTO SOUTHERN BRITAIN?. […]

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November 4, 2013 at 4:20 pmResearch