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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsScientist May Have Discovered Massive Crater Under Greenland Ice Sheet, Daily Beast, Feb. 2019 https://www.thedailybeast.com/scientist-may-have-discovered-massive-crater-under-greenland-ice-sheet Photos: Craters Hidden Beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet, Live Science, February 12, 2019 https://www.livescience.com/64755-photos-greenland-craters.html The open access paper is: Joseph A. MacGregor, William F. Bottke, Jr., Mark A. Fahnestock, Jeremy P. Harbeck, Kurt H. Kjær, John D. Paden, David E. Stillman, and Michael Studinger, 2019, A Possible Second Large Subglacial Impact Crater in Northwest Greenland First published: 11 February 2019 https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078126 https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2018GL078126 The paper states: "Based on the dated radiostratigraphy of the Greenland Ice Sheet, available for pre-2014 radar data only, the ice overlying the structure is at least 79 ka old (Figures 1e–1h; MacGregor et al., 2015)." Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsStone, P. and McCarthy, D., 2018. Were the Falkland Islands hit by a giant asteroid 250 million years ago?. Falkland Islands Journal, 11(2), pp.42-54. http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/521520/ http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/521520/1/STONE AND MCCARTHY FIJ 2018pp 42-54.pdf Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsThis is interesting. Scientists Spot What May Be a Giant Impact Crater Hidden Under Greenland Ice By Meghan Bartels, Space.com, November 14, 2018 https://www.space.com/42431-giant-impact-crater-hidden-under-greenland-ice.html The open access paper is: Kurt H. Kjær, Nicolaj K. Larsen, Tobias Binder, and many others A large impact crater beneath Hiawatha Glacier in northwest Greenland. Science Advances 14 Nov 2018:Vol. 4, no. 11, eaar8173 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aar8173 http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/11/eaar8173 Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in DocumentsI came across a quite interesting field guide to impact craters of western Australia. It has detailed descriptions of several impact craters and associated impactites. It is: Western Australian impact craters - a field guide Field Excursion 20-29 August 2012 (Post Meteoritical Society Conference Excursion) Geological Survey of Western Australia http://museum.wa.gov.au/research/departments/earth-and-planetary-sciences/western-australian-impact-craters-field-guide http://museum.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/Met-FT-2012.pdf Yours, Paul H.