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Obnoxious Oceans [was RE: Trying to UN-falsify the bolide]




-----Original Message-----
From:   Jim Kirkland [SMTP:dis@gj.net]
Sent:   Thursday, August 20, 1998 11:34 PM
To:     Dinosaur Listserver; chris.lavers@nottingham.ac.uk
Subject:        Re: Trying to UN-falsify the bolide

<<suggest volcanic origin. Sea levels were near the Cret. Peak and we
enter an Oceanic Anoxic event at this time. The floodplain was flooded>>

I've seen a good many references to ocean anoxic events in connection with 
various mass extinctions.  What kind of factors are invoked to explain 
them?

  --Toby White