India – Eurasia collision paper makes “Most Downloaded” list

Congratulations to Dr Ana Gibbons, Dr Sabin Zahirovic, Dr Joanne Whittaker and Dr Yatheesh Vadakkeyakath, whose paper “A tectonic model reconciling evidence for the collisions between India, Eurasia and intra-oceanic arcs of the central-eastern Tethys” is now the third-most downloaded paper on Gondwana Research over the last 90 days!

Most Downloaded Gondwana Research Articles

The paper already has 3 citations (not bad for a paper that just came out this month).

Citation
Gibbons, A. D., Zahirovic, S., Müller, R. D., Whittaker, J. M., & Yatheesh, V. (2015). A tectonic model reconciling evidence for the collisions between India, Eurasia and intra-oceanic arcs of the central-eastern Tethys. Gondwana Research. doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2015.01.001.

In addition, a plate tectonic animation based on the paper has recently been added to NOAA’s Science on a Sphere database by Sabin. See previous news post:

EarthByte’s plate tectonic animation added to NOAA’s SOS database

The NOAA post and video clip have had nearly 95,000 views in a couple of days, and almost 3000 Facebook shares! This is by far the largest impact any of our research has had online on social media.