Study combines climatic, tectonic models to explain Andean conundrum

Journal Reference: Jiashun Hu, Lijun Liu, Michael Gurnis. Southward expanding plate coupling due to variation in sediment subduction as a cause of Andean growth. Nature Communications, 2021; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27518-8 The study, led by former University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign graduate student Jiashun Hu, Illinois geology professor Lijun Liu and California Institute of Technology professor Michael … Read more