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Saturday, 10 August 2013

Araguainha Crater, Brazil, and The Permian Extinction

Araguainha Crater, Brazil, and The Permian Extinction

Biggest extinction in history caused by climate-changing meteor.
University News, University of Western Australia, July 31, 2013,

Climate-changing meteor revisited, Science Alert, July 31. 2013

The papers are:

Tohver, E., P.A. Cawood, C. Riccomini, C. Lana, and R. I. F.
Trindade, 2013, Shaking a methane fizz: Seismicity from the
Araguainha impact event and the Permian–Triassic global
carbon isotope record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology,
Palaeoecology vol. 387, pp. 66–75.

Tohver, E., C. Lana, P.A. Cawood, I. Fletcher, S. Sherlock,
F. Jourdan, B. Rasmussen, R.I.F. Trindade, E. Yokoyama,
C.R. Souza Filho, and Y. Marangoni, 2012, Geochronological
constraints on a Permo–Triassic impact crater: U–Pb and
40Ar/39Ar results from the 40 km Araguainha crater of
central Brazil. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. vol. 86,
pp. 214–227.


Paul H.