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Paleocene dinosaur dating controversy in Geology



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


The April issue of Geology has an open-access Forum reacting to a
paper claiming to date a hadrosaur bone to the Paleocene:

Fassett, J.E., Heaman, L.M., & Simonetti, A. (2011)
Direct U-Pb dating of Cretaceous and Paleocene dinosaur bones, San
Juan Basin, New Mexico.
Geology 39: 159–162,
doi:10.1130/G31466.1.
free pdf:
http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/39/2/159.full.pdf+html


Comments and reaction to 2011 paper in the Forum section are open access:
http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/current