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Re: Report Sez Volcanic Gases Killed The Dinosaurs
--- Tommy Tyrberg
> If the Deccan traps date to the K-Pg boundary, then
> presumably the
> dinosaurs in the intertrappean beds must be
> Paleocene? And if so it
> does seem rather odd that the eruptions should have
> wiped out the
> dinosaurs everywhere except in India.
> These abstracts:
> actually seems to indicate that most of the activity
> *before* the K/Pg boundary.
When exactly was chron 30N?
The main problem with this (or maybe just the press
release) is that we *did* have a certain bolide
impacting at a certain time, and that the Chicxculub
data makes it rather implausible that the impact did
*not* cause a mass extinction...
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