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Re: Atomosphere (Last of the Pterosaurs
From: Steve Brusatte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com
Date: Saturday, December 02, 2000 5:05 PM
Subject: Re: Atomosphere (Last of the Pterosaurs
>> (snip)..., but do we really have
>>Mesozoic air samples?
>Keith Rigby claims that he does, although I don't know exactly what he has
published >on it. I interviewed him awhile back, and in my process of
researching I came across >some articles (including one in the Notre Dame
Alumni Magazine, I believe) that >described Rigby's research on some amber
specimens that had 'Mesozoic air' >trapped inside of them.
Hmmm....I wonder??? (wouldn`t the oxygen have oxidized the amber and been
converted to CO2 over a period of time???)