8_overview - Phanerozoic Paleoclimate Look at major , long...

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Phanerozoic Paleoclimate Look at major , long term trends for factors that influence or are influenced by climate (paleogeography, temperature, sea level, CO 2 , ocean chemistry) Amount of information available decreases with age 5% of sediments deposited in the Cambrian are preserved today
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Paleogeography Excellent website- Paleomap project http://www.scotese.com/earth.htm Maps of paleogeography Maps of climate indicators Incorporate sea level data as well
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Paleogeography Gondwana- marginal pole Continents along the equator
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Paleogeography Gondwana- marginal pole Beginning of cooling
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Paleogeography Laurentia and Baltica collide (Appalachians) Expansion of coral reefs Continental pole = ice house
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Paleogeography Assembly of Pangea Ice sheets high southern lats Coal/swamps along equator
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Paleogeography Pangea Megamonsoons of the mega continent Deserts and evaporites Tethys= warm water fauna Lower sea level
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Paleogeography Break up of Pangea Opening of Atlantic Separation of east and west Gondwana
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Paleogeography Opening of South Atlantic Separation of India from Madagascar High sea level Large Igneous Provinces Ocean anoxic events
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Paleogeography Modern continental positions Extent of ice (N and S) Sea level
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Paleogeography The next supercontinent Subduction in Atlantic - Spreading in Pacific Wilson cycle
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