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Re: Deccan eruptions + sunken micro-continents from Mesozoic Gondwana



So what's that yellow stuff in the dead dino's mouth--Sulfur?? I have no doubt the Deccan traps eruptions caused many local extinctions. But if sulfur dioxide spread worldwide, wouldn't there be some chemical signature revealing that (like the iridium layer)?
Scott Perry
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From: Ben Creisler
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Evidence for dinosaur extinction associated with Deccan eruptions:
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1111113/jsp/frontpage/story_14743843.jsp

G. KELLER, P.K. BHOWMICK, H. UPADHYAY, A. DAVE, A.N. REDDY, B.C. JAIPRAKASH
and T. ADATTE (2011)
Deccan Volcanism Linked to the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary Mass
Extinction: New Evidence from ONGC Wells in the Krishna-Godavari Basin.
Journal of the Geological Society of India 78(5): 399-428