"Welcome to the Black Triangle," said paleobiologist Cindy Looy as our van slowed to a stop in the gentle hills of the northern Czech Republic, a few miles from the German and Polish borders.The Black Triangle gets its name from the coal burned by nearby power plants. For months I'd been on the trail of the greatest natural disaster in Earth's history.Dinosaur extinction is still a major enigma of earth history.In this review article, extinctions in the geological record will be briefly mentioned.*Prices in US$ apply to orders placed in the Americas only.Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only.A case study for a volcanic event, and the possibilities for automating the measurement and data reduction are discussed.
A statistical study is then carried out with the results.
Many of the imaginative theories for the extinction of the dinosaurs will also be presented.
Within the uniformitarian paradigm, the meteorite impact theory, once considered ‘outrageous’, now is the dominant theory.
Debris flows in the mountainous regions south west of Beijing, China occur frequently and often result in considerable mass movements with disastrous consequences for human life, infrastructure and...
Lake Karakul in the eastern Pamirs is a large and closed-basin lake in a partly glaciated catchment.
due to bioturbation, is an important aspect of soil and landscape evolution.