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No volcanic winter in East Africa from ancient Toba eruption.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsNo volcanic winter in East Africa from ancient Toba eruption. The supereruption 74,000 years ago did not trigger major environmental disruption that caused human populations in East Africa to decline, say geoscientists. University of Arizona, February 6, 2018 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180206151850.htm https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/no-volcanic-winter-east-africa-ancient-toba-eruption The paper is: Chad L. Yost, Lily J. Jackson, Jeffery R. Stone, Andrew S. Cohen. Subdecadal phytolith and charcoal records from
Modern Human Presence in Sumatra 73,000– 63,000 Years Ago
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsIndonesia: First Humans May Have Arrived in Sumatra in Time for Toba Supervolcano Eruption, New Scientist https://www.newscientist.com/article/2142952-early-humans-may-have-seen-a-supervolcano-explosion-up-close/ Old teeth from a rediscovered cave show humans were in Indonesia more than 63,000 years ago August 10, 2017 by Kira Westaway, The Conversation https://phys.org/news/2017-08-teeth-rediscovered-cave-humans-indonesia.html Westaway, K. E., J. Louys, R. Due Awe, and others, 2017, An early modern human presence in Sumatra 73,000– 63