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Re: Sulfate 'n soot kills dinos!




James R. Cunningham wrote:

> Of course.  And that is one of the driving forces that keeps precip rates,
> atmospheric turbulence, and erosion/deposition rates high for decades after 
> the
> event.  With the initial cold temperatures, the water starts coming out of the
> atmosphere very quickly -- but it doesn't stay out.  Elevated precip/runoff
> rates would persist for years.
>
> Jim
>
> David Marjanovic wrote:
>
> > Very good idea. But before it rains, water makes clouds that make it dark
> > and cold, and then water vapor is a powerful greenhouse gas.