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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsBiggest Meteorite Impact in the UK Found Buried in Water and Rock https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190610085903.htm https://www.livescience.com/65679-biggest-meteorite-impact-uk.html https://www.space.com/scotland-biggest-meteorite-crater-uk-discovery.html The paper is: Kenneth Amor, Stephen P. Hesselbo, Don Porcelli, Adam Price, Naomi Saunders, Martin Sykes, Jennifer Stevanović and Conal MacNiocaill, 2019, The Mesoproterozoic Stac Fada proximal ejecta blanket, NW Scotland: constraints on crater location from field observations, anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility, petrography, and geochemistry Journal of the Geological Society, https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2018-093 https://jgs.lyellcollection.org/content/early/2019/05/09/jgs2018-093 https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/jgs/article/570411/the-mesoproterozoic-stac-fada-proximal-ejecta Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsHow Did Life Arrive on Land? A Billion-Year-Old Fungus May Hold Clues A cache of microscopic fossils from the Arctic hints that fungi reached land long before plants. Carl Zimmer, New York Times, May 22, 2019 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/22/science/fungi-fossils-plants.html The paper is: Loron, C.C., Rainbird, R.H., Turner, E.C., Greenman, J.W. and Javaux, E.J., 2019. Organic-walled microfossils from the late Mesoproterozoic to early Neoproterozoic lower Shaler Supergroup (Arctic Canada): Diversity and biostratigraphic significance. Precambrian Research, 321, pp.349-374. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329839018_Organic-walled_microfossils_from_the_late_Mesoproterozoic_to_early_Neoproterozoic_lower_Shaler_Supergroup_Arctic_Canada_Diversity_and_biostratigraphic_significance https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Corentin_Loron https://www.researchgate.net/profile/J_Wilder_Greenman https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030192681830216X Yours, Paul H.