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Dinosaurs were Not wiped out by a global firestorm ??



Dinosaurs were Not wiped out by a global firestorm
Jonathan O'Callaghan, Daily Mail, January 22, 2015
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2921547/Dinosaurs-NOT-wiped-global-firestorm-Asteroid-impact-not-hot-ignite-nearby-plants-study-claims.html

Doubt cast on global firestorm generated by dino-killing 
asteroid (Pioneering new research has debunked the 
theory that the asteroid that is thought to have led to the 
extinction of dinosaurs also caused vast global firestorms 
that ravaged planet Earth.) University of Exeter.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uoe-dco011915.php


Belcher, C. M., R. M. Hadden, G. Rein, J. V. Morgan, 
N. Artemieva, and T. Goldin, 2015, An experimental 
assessment of the ignition of forest fuels by the thermal 
pulse generated by the Cretaceous–Palaeogene impact 
at Chicxulub. Journal of the Geological Society, First 
published on January 22, 2015, doi:10.1144/jgs2014-082
http://jgs.geoscienceworld.org/content/early/2015/01/19/jgs2014-082.abstract
http://jgs.geoscienceworld.org/content/early/2015/01/19/jgs2014-082.full.pdf+html

Yours,

Paul H.