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Thursday, 6 October 2016

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

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

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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