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Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Caused Middle Permian Mass Extinction



Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Caused Global Mass Extinction
Science Daily, May 28, 2009

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/05/090528142827.htm

New evidence for volcanoes as source of mass extinction
Scientific American, May 28, 2009

http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/60-second-science/post.cfm?id=new-evidence-for-volcanoes-as-sourc-2009-05-28

The paper is:

Wignall, P. B., Y. Sun, D. P. G. Bond, G. Izon, R. J.
Newton, S. Vedrine, M. Widdowson, J. R. Ali, X. Lai,
H. Jiang, H. Cope, and S. H. Bottrell, 2009, Volcanism,
Mass Extinction, and Carbon Isotope Fluctuations in
the Middle Permian of China. Science. vol. 324. no. 5931,
pp. 1179 - 1182

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/324/5931/1179

Yours,

Paul V. Heinrich
Baton Rouge, LA