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Impact Origin of Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) ?

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Glass bits, charcoal hint at 56-million-year-old space rock

Impact. Timing coincides with period of rapid warming

perhaps sparked by comet, Thomas Summer, Science News.

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/glass-bits-charcoal-hint-56-million-year-old-space-rock-impact

 

Schaller, M.F., and others, 2016, Distal impact ejecta at

Paleocene-Eocene boundary  sections on the Atlantic Margin.

Geological Society of America  annual meeting, Denver,

September 27, 2016. Geological Society of America Abstracts

with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7.

https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/Paper286189.html

https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/Session40161.html

 

Fung, M.K., and others, 2016, Widespread wildfires at the

Paleocene Eocene boundary: Evidence from abundant

charcoal preserved in the thick Marlboro Clay. Geological

Society of America annual meeting, Denver, September 27,

2016. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Vol. 48, No. 7

https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/Paper284983.html

https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/Session40161.html

 

More papers at:

https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/Session40161.html

 

Yours,


Paul H.

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