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Monday, 15 December 2014

New U-Pb Dates Tie Deccan Traps to Dinosaur Extinction

New U-Pb Dates Tie Deccan Traps to Dinosaur Extinction

New Dates Tie Volcanic Flood to Dinosaur Extinction
by Becky Oskin, Live Science, December 11, 2014
http://www.livescience.com/49097-lava-flows-led-dinosaur-extinction.html

Did a Massive Volcanic Eruption in India kill off the
Dinosaurs? by Joel Achenbush, Washington Post,
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2014/12/11/did-a-massive-volcanic-eruption-in-india-kill-off-the-dinosaurs/

The paper is:
Schoene, B., K. M. Samperton, M. P. Eddy, G.
Keller, T. Adatte, S. A. Bowring, S. F. R. Khadri
and B. Gertsch, 2014, U-Pb geochronology of the
Deccan Traps and relation to the end-Cretaceous
mass extinction. Science (advance online publication)
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa0118
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2014/12/10/science.aaa0118

A commentarty is:
Stone, R., 2014, The once-moribund idea that
volcanism helped kill off the dinosaurs gains new
credibility. Science. vol. 346, no. 6215, pp. 1281-1283
DOI: 10.1126/science.346.6215.1281
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6215/1281.summary

Yours,

Paul H.