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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe strange race to track down a missing billion years Zaria Gorvett, BBC News, September 1, 2021 A billion years have vanished from the geological record – and over 152 years after this was first discovered, scientists can't agree on why. Some papers: Peters, S.E. and Gaines, R.R., 2012. Formation of the ‘Great Unconformity’as a trigger for the Cambrian explosion. Nature, 484(7394), pp.363-366. Keller, C.B., Husson, J.M., Mitchell, R.N., Bottke, W.F., Gernon, T.M., Boehnke, P., Bell, E.A., Swanson-Hysell, N.L. and Peters,
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsResearchers suggest missing crust layer can be blamed on 'Snowball Earth' January 3, 2019 by Bob Yirka, Phys.org https://phys.org/news/2019-01-crust-layer-blamed-snowball-earth.html Around the world, miles of rock are missing. Could ‘Snowball Earth’ be the culprit? by Julian Rosen, Los Angeles Times, January 3, 2019 https://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-snowball-earth-geology-20190103-story.html the paper is: C. Brenhin Keller et al. Neoproterozoic glacial origin of the Great Unconformity, Proceedings of the N
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsBelo are a great series of lectures (2016) that summarizes what is known and unknown about the Cryogenian. Earth Dynamics Research Group CCFS sponsored short course on Snowball Earth https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLb5FFe99h_Lg_t5_67MG1OIKMjOPqFS4n Snowball Earth Lecture 1 - Snowball geology Earth Dynamics Research Group https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxFmcgjXtgI&t=0s&list=PLb5FFe99h_Lg_t5_67MG1OIKMjOPqFS4n&index=2 Snowball Earth Lecture 2 - Snowball climate dynamics Earth Dynamics Research Group https://www.