That Time It Rained for Two Million Years

Check out our NEW POSTER: https://store.dftba.com/products/eons-poster At the beginning of the Triassic Period, with the continents locked together from pole-to-pole in the supercontinent of Pangea, the world is hot, flat, and very, very dry. But then 234 million years ago, the climate suddenly changed for the wetter. Thanks as always to Nobumichi Tamura for allowing us to use his wonderful paleoart: http://spinops.blogspot.com/ Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Want to follow Eons elsewhere on the internet? Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/eonsshow Twitter – https://twitter.com/eonsshow Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/eonsshow/ References: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018214003253 http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.1001853 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0161457 http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/413056 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-03996-1 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/321/5895/1485.short https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/gsa/geology/article-abstract/40/1/79/130736 https://ttu-ir.tdl.org/ttu-ir/bitstream/handle/2346/20221/31295008017864.pdf?sequence=1 http://www.jstor.org/stable/41684613?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018298001175 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018215003053 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00704.x https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018210001434 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018205005286 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/254/5029/263.full.pdf?casa_token=7g3gnYUD0gIAAAAA:PcbqrP5BLHUzxbhQgHKmNPI27ma_gB6Ph3nnFzWkXZZd4nPju5fE6ieeTv-4GAGCBxGnzMtu-xFK0g https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018209004805 http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/90239/1/Carnian%20humidity%20final%20version.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Simms4/publication/249546497_Climatic_and_biotic_change_in_the_Late_Triassic/links/56543f2b08ae1ef929767f3f.pdf http://science.sciencemag.org/content/338/6105/366.short…

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Check out our NEW POSTER: https://store.dftba.com/products/eons-poster

At the beginning of the Triassic Period, with the continents locked together from pole-to-pole in the supercontinent of Pangea, the world is hot, flat, and very, very dry. But then 234 million years ago, the climate suddenly changed for the wetter.

Thanks as always to Nobumichi Tamura for allowing us to use his wonderful paleoart: http://spinops.blogspot.com/

Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios

Want to follow Eons elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/eonsshow
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References:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018214003253
http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.1001853
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0161457
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/413056
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-03996-1
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/321/5895/1485.short
https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/gsa/geology/article-abstract/40/1/79/130736
https://ttu-ir.tdl.org/ttu-ir/bitstream/handle/2346/20221/31295008017864.pdf?sequence=1
http://www.jstor.org/stable/41684613?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018298001175
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018215003053
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00704.x
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018210001434
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018205005286
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/254/5029/263.full.pdf?casa_token=7g3gnYUD0gIAAAAA:PcbqrP5BLHUzxbhQgHKmNPI27ma_gB6Ph3nnFzWkXZZd4nPju5fE6ieeTv-4GAGCBxGnzMtu-xFK0g
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018209004805
http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/90239/1/Carnian%20humidity%20final%20version.pdf
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Simms4/publication/249546497_Climatic_and_biotic_change_in_the_Late_Triassic/links/56543f2b08ae1ef929767f3f.pdf
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/338/6105/366.short
http://palaeo.gly.bris.ac.uk/benton/reprints/1982triassic.pdf

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